Leroy N. Hurler, 72, passed away January 19, 2019 surrounded by his loving family with “Stair Way to Heaven” playing.

Leroy N. Hurler, 72, passed away January 19, 2019 surrounded by his loving family with “Stair Way to Heaven” playing.

He went on to become an engineer for Mercury Aircraft. He retired after 40 plus years of service.

He was very active in the community as well, with his biggest passion, volunteering for the Savona Volunteer Fire Department. He wore many hats during his service there. During his service, he was honored to have a fire truck named on his behalf.

His hobbies included the following; motorcycle riding, (that included being a member of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club), also he enjoyed camping, fishing (where he was learning the art of creating his own flies), hunting and golfing. He regularly attended LPGA events in Corning, NY. He enjoyed restoring cars as well as attending car show events, regardless of the size of the shows. Most of all, Leroy enjoyed the time spent with his family and friends. He took great pride in a well maintained lawn.

Leroy is survived by his loving wife of 48 years Vivian L Hurler; siblings, Milton (Barb) Zinck and Blanch (Carl) Marshall. Leroy is also survived by his children; LeRoy (Carolyn) Potter and Michelle (Ted) Benell  both of Georgetown Kentucky and Christine (Hoss) Dambrowski of Syracuse NY; grandchildren, Lee (Tammy) Winslow, Greg (Angie) Winslow, Shane Hunter, Nichole Clar, Dominic Dambrowski, Alisha McNamee, Tyler (Alexis) Benell, Colby Benell and Hunter Benell.  Beloved great grandpa to 9 great grandkids; Reznor, Gunnar, Chloe, Clair, Hunter, Chelsea, Kyle, Lexi and Blu.

Services were held at the Savona Fire Department, 17 McCoy St, Savona, NY 14879, on Friday, January 25, 2019 from 5:00-8:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his name can be made to the Savona Fire Department or Red Knights Motorcycle Club of Bath NY.  Condolences may be offered at www.fagansfuneral
home.com.