BATAVIA — Robert J. Chatt, age 82, of Batavia passed away on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021, at Unity Hospital in Rochester.

Mr. Chatt was born July 2, 1938, in Batavia, N.Y., a son of the late Peter Chatt and Mildred Sprague Chatt.

Robert was a longtime employee at the Genesee County Highway Department and United States Army Veteran.

Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Shirley R. Campbell Chatt; his children, Robert M. (Becky) Chatt Oakfield, Lori A. (Michael Brooks of Batavia, Brett R. (Patty) Chatt of Tennessee and Christy R. (Sean) Cramer of Baldwinsville; his daughter-in-law, Terry Chatt of Buffalo. He is also survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his sons, Wade A. Chatt in 2011 and Scott A. Chatt in 2013; and his siblings, Marion (Richard) Long, Gloria (Robert) Lang, Peter (Elsie) Chatt, Raymond Chatt and Beatrice (Wayne) Kjos.

There are no prior calling hours. Private services, with military honors will be held at the convenience of the family at Western New York National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cornerstone Church, 8020 Bank Street Road, Batavia, NY 14020. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle in Robert’s name, please visit

Arrangements have been entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home of Batavia.

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