Victor G. French, 87, of E. Water St., Waterloo, N.Y., passed away on Friday (January 5, 2018) at his home with his family at his side.
Family and friends may call at the Doran Funeral Home, 30 Center St., Waterloo, N.Y. on Wednesday (January 10) from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Vic’s Memorial Mass with be concelebrated on Thursday (January 11) at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church, Center St., Waterloo, N.Y. with Reverend Paul Bonacci & Reverend James Fennessy as concelebrants. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Waterloo, at the convenience of the family.
If desired, contributions may be made to Waterloo Little League, P.O. Box 83, Waterloo, NY 13165.
Vic was born in Waterloo, NY on May 14, 1930 the son of the late Louis & Mary DePasquale French. He was a life resident of Waterloo and a graduate of St. Bonaventure University where he earned a dual Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry & Electrical Engineering,. He was retired from General Electric in Auburn, N.Y. where he was a supervising engineer. He was a member of St. Mary’s Church, Waterloo, a member and past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus, Council #222, Seneca Falls and Waterloo. Vic served as a Village of Waterloo Trustee from April of 1995 thru March, 2009. He was a member of the Waterloo Sportsman’s Club & the Waterloo Little League Association. Vic was a baseball umpire and coach, with a smile, for 51 years.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Manzer French of Waterloo whom he married on October 4, 2003; his children Kevin (Sharon Griffin) French of Manchester, N.Y., Gary (Elizabeth McGee) French of Charleston, S.C., Cynthia (Jerry) Skalla of Grand Junction, Colo., and Jennifer (Mike) Neinast of Waterloo, N.Y.; his grandchildren Casey Kapp, Gabriel & Cody French, Richard McGee, and Zachary and Danielle Neinast; his great-grandchildren Mackenzie Kapp, and Morgan & Kayla French; one brother, John French D.D.S. of Waterloo, N.Y.; his step-children; step-grandchildren; and many other family members and dear friends.
In addition to his parents, Vic was predeceased by his wife, Connie DeVito French; his grandson, James French; sisters Rose Marchek and Linda VanGorder.