Patrick William Bly, 85 of Corfu, passed away peacefully Friday (July 17, 2020) at his residence.
He was born March 22, 1935 in Williamsville, N.Y., a son of the late John and Evelyn Lorenz Bly.
Mr. Bly was a member of Local -41 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, until his retirement. He was instrumental in starting the apprentice program and teaching within the union. He was a Jack of all trades and could fix anything, having built many cars and his own home. He also enjoyed boating, camping and fishing with his family.
He was the father of the late John Bly and brother of the late John “Jack” Bly.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Booth Bly of Corfu. Children, Patrick Bly Jr. (Beth) of Maryland, Lorraine Bly of Tonawanda, Jackie (Jose) Correa of Wyoming, NY, Michael (Tina) Bly of Indiana, Russell Bly of Arizona and Christian Bly of Rochester. Stepdaughter, Sandy Nowikow of Batavia. Also survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Sunday (July19th) from 2-4pm at the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia, NY. (A face covering will be required and capacity of the funeral home will be limited to 33%).
Burial will be in Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Corfu, NY.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net
Arrangements were entrusted to the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia, NY 14020. Ronald Konieczny II, Director.