Newark- Joseph E. Brew, age 66, formerly of 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 (September 17), from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with the funeral service immediately following at 7pm; Rev.Beverly Karr-Lyon will officiate; burial and committal service will be in Pleasant View Cemetery in Reading Center, N.Y. on Wednesday (September 18) at 11a.m.
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 .
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.
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, Penn; uncle, Kenneth (Debbie) Jackson of Victor; brother, Jon Horton; sister, Pam Horton; special cousin, Janice Learn; also numerous other very dear cousins.
He was predeceased by his father, William "Bubby" Brew.
You may sign a guestbook, "Light a Candle" or express condolences to the family online in "Obits" at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com.