Joseph E. Brew
Age 66, of Newark, NY and formerly Watkins Glen, passed away unexpectedly on September 11, 2013. The family will receive friends and relatives at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., on Tuesday (Sept. 17), from 5pm to 7pm with the funeral service immediately following at 7pm; Rev. Beverly Karr-Lyon will officiate; burial and committal service will be at Pleasant View Cemetery in Reading Center, NY on Wednesday (Sept. 18) at 11am. He was predeceased by his father, William “Bubby” Brew. He is survived by his mother, Janice Brew and dear friend, Ken DePew of Watkins Glen; special aunts, Pat (Bill) Macnamara of Watkins Glen, and Lyndall Homet of Towanda, PA; uncle, Kenneth (Debbie) Jackson of Victor; brother, Jon Horton and sister, Pam Horton and special cousin, Janice Learn. Also numerous other very dear cousins. Joseph graduated from Watkins Glen Central School class of 1966 and later the Culinary Institute of America. Joseph worked more than 25 years as a laboratory technician for Mobil Chemical Company Plastics Division in Macedon, NY. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the Humane Society of Schuyler County, PO Box 427, Montour Falls, NY 14865 (schuylerhumane.org), or the First Presbyterian Church, 520 N. Decatur St., Watkins Glen, NY 14891; or a charity of one’s choice. You may sign a guestbook, “Light a Candle” or express condolences to the family online in “Obits” at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com.