Batavia ~ Luis A. Cotto, age 57, of Porter Avenue, passed away early Sunday morning (Nov. 5, 2023) at the Northgate Health Care Facility in N. Tonawanda.
He was born June 3, 1966 in Caguas, Puerto Rico, a son of the late Guillermo Cotto and Virginia Rivera.
Luis worked for the NYS Thruway Authority for many years as a toll collector. He enjoyed bowling and baseball, and actually played semi-professional baseball in Puerto Rico. He was also a fan of the NY Yankees and NY Giants.
He is survived by his wife, Janice Gardner Cotto of Batavia; his daughter, Virginia Cotto (Raymond Ferrer) of New Jersey; grandchildren, Jaylene Ferrer and Jayden Ferrer; his brother, Eddie (Jasmarie) Calderon of Batavia; nephews Michael and Brian Calderon and niece, Edmarie Calderon.
Family and friends may call on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 10 ~ 11 AM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake St. Rd., LeRoy, where a brief service will follow at 11:00. He will be laid to rest in the Mumford Rural Cemetery.
Contributions in memory of Luis are suggested to the American Diabetes Association.