Gary L. Ursoy

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OLEAN - Gary L. Ursoy, of 2577 Oregon Road, passed away Tuesday (Feb. 12, 2019) at Olean General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

Gary was born on Oct. 4, 1947, in Buffalo, and was a son of Herald and Helen Tillow Ursoy. On Oct. 5, 1985, he married his wife of 33 years, Paula M. Kent, who survives.

Gary was a 1965 graduate of Olean High School.

He served in the U.S. Army, for two tours in Vietnam, from Oct. 25, 1966 to Aug. 25, 1969.

Gary worked at Cooper Industries for over 25 years, retiring in 1998.

He was a member of the Olean American Legion.

Gary enjoyed bird watching and was a New York Yankees fan.

Along with his loving wife, Gary is survived by two children, Christine M. (Bill Bizzaro) Calbi of Olean and Theresa A. Ursoy of Batavia; six grandchildren, Ashley (Joshua) Hendryx and Joshua, Bret, Jordan, Bradley and Brenton; two great-grandchildren, Kyla and Kinsley; and two siblings, Arlene (Joe) Rado of Allegany and Karl (Kathy) Ursoy of Olean.

Gary was predeceased by a brother, Ronald A. Ursoy, on Nov. 14, 2015.

Friends will be received from 3 to 6 p.m. today (Feb. 15, 2019) at the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home Inc., 646 E. State St., Olean, at which time funeral and committal services will be held. The Rev. Vicky Hedlund, pastoral care for Olean General Hospital, will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, in Olean. Full military honors will be accorded by the Allegany American Legion Charles Harbel Post 892 ritual team.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cattaraugus County Veteran Administration, c/o VA Van Service, 1 Leo Moss Drive, Olean, NY 14760 or to Cattaraugus County SPCA, PO Box 375, Olean, NY 14760. Online condolences may be made at LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com.
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Published in The Olean Times Herald from Feb. 14 to Feb. 15, 2019
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