(Middleport) Brent R. Ginty at age 71 passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, after a fierce three-year battle with an extremely aggressive form of Alzheimer’s Disease.
He was born October 26, 1952, in Lockport, a son of the late Henry Eugene and
Jeanette Bertha (Donner) Ginty.
After his 1970 graduation from Royalton-Hartland Central School, Brent served proudly in the New York Army National Guard from 1972-1978. He volunteered for over 30 years for the American Red Cross in Orleans County. He was a First Aid and CPR instructor and an instructor trainer. He was also a member of the Disaster Action Team, responding to local disasters, and took the
lead for the chapter during the 9/11 response. He was a life member and volunteer for Tri-Town Ambulance for 17 years and served several years as president. When his sons were young, he was active in Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts and never missed their sporting events. He attended most sporting events. for his grandchildren. Brent retired from Harrison Radiator (Delphi) in Lockport after 30
years, where he worked as a Forklift Operator. He enjoyed fast cars and the freedom of his motorcycle, bowling, golfing, hunting, camping, and being in the center of any party or family gathering. But most of all, he loved spending time.
with his family, especially his grandchildren. He never turned down an Ice-Cold Beer.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Darlene L. (Childs) whom he married on December 17, 1977; sons Regan K. Ginty, Middleport; Eric D. (Stacey) Dodge, Middleport; Craig S. (Hollie) Dodge, Mullica Hill, NJ, and Jason A. (Lisa) Dodge,
Lockport; grandchildren Curtis (Kristen) Rucker, Mantua, NJ; Alyssa (fiancée Tyler Measel) Dodge, Woodstown, NJ; Austin (Heidi) Dodge, Boston, NY; Hannah Dodge, Middleport; Mikayla (Patrick Smith) Dodge, Philadelphia, PA; Colin Dodge, Erie PA, Evan Dodge, Arlington, MA, Tanner Dodge, Mullica Hill, NJ, Mackenzie Dodge and Hailey Dodge, Lockport; great-grandchildren Peyton Epke, Andrew and Emily Rucker, Mantua, NJ; a brother Dale (Diane) Ginty, Conway, SC, Sister Rita (Salvatore) Liuzzi & Family, Gasport; a brother-in-law Keith E. Childs, Phelps, NY, two nephews, Jason (Claudia) Ginty, and Todd Ginty, both of New Orleans, LA; and also survived by his wife’s family that he considered his own.
His Celebration of Life will be held at the Middleport Fire Department, 28 Main St., Middleport NY 14105 on Friday, December 1, 2023, at 7:00 PM. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Bates, Wallace, and Heath Funeral Home. Memorial contributions in Brent’s name may be made to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Dr, Lockport, NY 14094 or Middleport Volunteer Fire Department, P.O Box 94, 28 Main Street, Middleport, NY 14105-0094.
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