Stafford ~ George H. Torrey, age 85, of Torrey Road, passed away early Tuesday morning (October 20, 2015) at the Genesee County Nursing Home.
Mr. Torrey was born July 26, 1930 to the late Elbert and Marjorie (Waterman) Torrey.
Mr. Torrey was a (1948) graduate of Pavilion Central School and a (1952) graduate of State University of New York at Morrisville with an A.A. degree in (Agriculture). Mr. Torrey was a lifetime resident of Genesee County who owned and operated Springbrooke Farms for over 50 years. In 2002 the Torrey family farm was recognized as a Century Farm by the New York Agricultural Society – recognizing 200 continuous years of operation.
Mr. Torrey was predeceased by his wife of 49 years, Amaryllis (Rashko) Torrey and infant son, Bryan Torrey. He is survived by his children; Melinda Torrey Bacon of Florida, Randall (Lisa) Torrey of Wisconsin, Jennifer (James) Lewis of Batavia, and Gregg (Jessica) Torrey of Bethany; his grandchildren; Calla Bacon, Jay Lewis and Rhowen Torrey; his siblings; Douglas Torrey (Peggy), Maxine Lisi (William) and Marcia Kibbe (Alan); sister-in-law, Mary Torrey and many nieces and nephews.
George was also predeceased by his siblings; Charles, David, Donald, Reginald and Gerald Torrey.
Visitation will be on Friday, Oct. 23 from 1 ~ 2:30 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Rd., where services will be held at 2:30. Interment in Stafford Rural Cemetery will be private.
The family respectfully declines the gift of flowers and suggests memorial donations be directed to Genesee Cancer Assistance, 16 Bank Street, Batavia, NY 14020.