Bruce S. Torquato, age 78, of Batavia, died unexpectedly on Saturday morning, July 18, 2020, at his home. He was born on Dec. 24, 1941, in Rochester, N.Y., a son of the late Sam and Vera (Corfield) Torquato, also preceded in death by sisters, Leilani Johnson, Arlene Carpenter; and brother-in-law, Brian Kapperman.
Bruce was a Vietnam Era Veteran of the US Army, he retired from the Eastman Kodak Co. and was a driver for BlueBird Bus Co. He was a former Sergeant of Arms, Glenn S. Loomis American Legion Post -332, avid Bills, Sabres and Arizona Diamondbacks fan, animal lover, especially his kitty, Atti. Bruce had a deep love for his family.
Surviving is his beloved wife of 35 years, Beverly (Kapperman) Torquato of Batavia; stepdaughter, Nikki (Michael Pepe) Hall of Chili, N.Y.; brother-in-law, Bradley (Brenda) Kapperman of Holley; sisters-in-law, Barbara (James) Carpenter of Batavia and Brenda (Richard) Stearns of Canandaigua, N.Y.; along with several nieces, nephews, great-nieces/nephews and great-great-nieces/nephews.
Bruce’s family will be present from 2–4 p.m. on Friday, July 24, 2020, at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC, 4120 West Main Street Road, Batavia, NY 14020, where a Service of Remembrance will begin at 4 p.m. Memorials contributions are suggested to the family.
Please note that, due to COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines, funeral home occupancy will be controlled by funeral home staff, allowing all to pay their respects. Our funeral home supplies all PPE if needed.
Please share your words of comfort with Bruce’s family at www.tomaszewskifh.com
The family of Bruce S. Torquato is being cared for by the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC, 4120 West Main Street Road, Batavia, NY 14020, (585) 343-7500.