LeRoy ~ Peacefully and with his loving family surrounding him; Dick Ehrhart, age 70, passed away into the arms of his loving parents Saturday evening (March 25, 2017) at Crossroads House in Batavia.
He was born June 1, 1946 in Batavia, a son of the late Stewart and Matilda (Jean) Pendergast Ehrhart.
Dick was very special to his family. He loved to come home to share holidays and special family times; he especially enjoyed his birthday celebrations. He had a love for all animals and was intrigued by watches and cameras, of which he had a small collection. He also took pleasure in traveling.
He is survived by his siblings; James (Joe) Ehrhart of CA, David (Ann) Ehrhart of LeRoy, Sharon Hyde of KS, Mary Connolly of Batavia and Margaret (Ron) DeBellis of Stafford, his DDSO family, along with many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sisters, Judy (Joe) Bovenzi, Linda (Rino) Cianci and Karen (George) Smith, sister in law, Diane Ehrhart and brothers in law, Bernard Hyde and Allan Connolly.
Family and friends are invited to attend Richard’s Memorial Mass on Saturday, April 1 at 11:00 A.M. at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Peter's Church, 44 Lake St., LeRoy. At the conclusion, the family will receive friends at the LeRoy Country Club, where a Celebration of Richard's Life will continue with a reception and sharing of memories. Interment in the Leicester Cemetery will be private.
Flowers are gratefully declined, with memorials suggested to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, NY 14021.