Mr. Robert G. Havranek, Jr., age 75, of Fourth Street, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 20, 2020, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica. At the time of his passing, he had the love and support of his wife, Diana, and his daughter, Karista, at his bedside.
He was born in Columbus Ohio on Dec. 31, 1944, son of the late Robert G. and Mildred I. (Nance) Havranek, Sr., and educated in Whitesboro, NY schools. He furthered his education by attending the Mohawk Valley School of Nursing where he obtained his Registered Nurse Certification. Mr. Havranek was a United States Veteran having served with both the US Navy and US Airforce. He spent his career as a traveling nurse, traveling all over the country to take care of others.
Survivors include his loving wife, Diana McCants of Ilion; his children, Shawn Havranek and Deana, Jason Havranek and companion Barbie, Ryan Havranek and wife Amy; Rose Havranek, April, Joshua Havranek and Karista Unell; three stepchildren, Lewanna, Robert and William and wife Melody; siblings, Paul Havranek, Arlene Manning and David Havranek; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews cousins.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Ilion with the Rev. Canon John Bassett, officiating assisted by Bishop Emeritus, Daniel Herzog. Kindly consider and send memorial offerings in his name to St. Thomas Anglican Church, 242 Grooms Rd., Clifton Park, NY, 12025. Robert and his family’s care has been entrusted to Mohawk Valley Funerals and Cremations, 7507 State Route 5, between Little Falls and St. Johnsville (Town of Manheim), 315-508-5131. Please visit www.mohawkvalleyfunerals.com to offer condolences to his family.