Gladys L. Hilchey, 97, of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 28, 2021, at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia. She was born May 24, 1923, in Pavilion, to the late Howard (Minnie Sanders) Youngs. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Weldon N. Hilchey; sisters, Beatrice Chapel and Doris Niebch.
Mrs. Hilchey worked for many years as a beautician. She was a longtime and active member of First United Methodist Church in Batavia. Mrs. Hilchey enjoyed traveling, fishing trips every summer to Canada, trips to the Casino, doing yardwork and tending to her garden.
Mrs. Hilchey is survived by her children, Michael (Peggy) Hilchey of Batavia, Bonnie (Carl) Hilchey of Franklinville; 5 grandchildren, Geoff (Tara), Eric, Trace, Brett, Kristine (Richard); 10 great-grandchildren, Liah, Ethan, Ella, Tennessee, Hazel, Charlie, Taylor, Kennedie, Veronika and Isabel; along with many nieces and nephews.
There will be no prior calling hours, services will be held privately for the family. She will be laid to rest in Grand View Cemetery, Batavia.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance, 127 North Street, Batavia, NY 14020. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or, for more information, call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020.