Anthony Michael LaGreca

Anthony Michael LaGreca, age 71, of Fayetteville, New York (formerly of Johnstown, New York), passed away on Friday, December 13, 2013, at the Oneida Healthcare Extended Care Facility, Oneida, New York with his beloved family by his side.

He was born on November 1, 1942, in Amsterdam, New York, the son of Joseph LaGreca and Margaret Skalla LaGreca of Johnstown, both who survive.

Anthony was a graduate of Johnstown High School, received his associate’s degree at Mohawk Valley Community College and his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1974. He worked many years in electrical engineering and the computer science industries until retiring. Mr. LaGreca was of the Catholic faith. His interests included spending time with his family, furniture making, sci-fi books and films.

Survivors include his parents, his son Scott LaGreca and his husband Keith Babuszczak of Ithaca, New York, his daughter Dawn (LaGreca) Heffron and her husband Gary of Oneida; four grandchildren Christopher, Shawnna, Brandon and Breonna, one great-granddaughter Lilly, all from Oneida; several cousins and his beloved cat, Bill.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) on Tuesday, December 17, at the Barter & Donnan Funeral Home, 1. N. Melcher Street, Johnstown.

Visitation for friends and family will be on Tuesday prior to the funeral service from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Fern Dale Cemetery, Johnstown, at a later date.

Contributions may be made in his memory to Oneida Healthcare Foundation, P.O. Box 705, Oneida, NY 13421.

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