Fred A. DREW
DREW - Fred A. Passed away peacefully, February 19, 2013 after a brief illness. Fred was born in 1921 in Brighton, MA and lived and worked in Niagara Falls, Buffalo and Batavia. Fred owned several businesses, including Batavia Insurance and Realty Center, which he founded with his wife and partner Dolores Drew. Fred was a proud veteran of WWII and an active member of several organizations including the DAV and Kiwanis. Predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Dolores; loving father of Michael J. Drew, James W. (Peggy) Drew, Jean M. (John) Vander Linden, Patricia A. Drew, Mary (John) Squires, Helen A. (Nellie) Drew-Meosky, (Paul Meosky), sister, Catherine Tarte, grandfather to many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, and uncle to several nieces and nephews. Fred was known for his humor, love of family and passion for restoring antique cars. Friends may call from 6-8 PM on Friday, February 22 at the H.E. TURNER & CO. FUNERAL HOME, 403 East Main St., Batavia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9:30 AM on Saturday, February 23 at Resurrection Parish - St. Joseph Church, 303 East Main St., Batavia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to All Babies Cherished, 445 Ellicott St., Batavia, NY 14020 or Lifetime Assistance Foundation, 425 Paul Rd., Rochester, NY 14624. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Batavia. Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at

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Published by Buffalo News on Feb. 21, 2013.
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My sympathy to my cousins for your loss. I will miss those twinkling eyes and quick smile!
Love to all, Karen Drew
February 24, 2013
Many prayers, much sympathy and love to the Drew family. Love, Bob and Cheryl(Drew) Tobio
Cheryl Tobio
February 22, 2013
Many prayers and much love to the Drew family. Bob and Cheryl(Drew) Tobio and family.
February 22, 2013
God Bless and may you rest in peace. Our sincere sympathy and condolences to all the family. Cherish the memories.
Tony and Marilyn Rocha
February 22, 2013
I heart Gose To All Of You
Jason Swift
February 22, 2013
Rest in peace Red. You will be missed and remembered as a man of wit, humor and principle; a rugged individual.
Bob Drew
February 21, 2013
Mary - We are sorry for your loss.
Paul and the EY team
February 20, 2013