Medina: Donald R. Besco, age 67, passed away January 3, 2021. He was born March 10, 1953 in Lockport, a son of the late Charles and Helen (Pechuman) Besco.
Donald was a 1971 graduate of Royalton Hartland High School and a former employee of Fisher Price in Medina. He was an avid Buffalo Bills fan, very knowledgeable of world history and loved to read.
He is survived by his brother, Dennis (Donna) Besco of Gasport, sister, Ruth Ann of PA, nephew, Jason Besco and niece, Jennifer (Rob) McAndrew, great-nieces, Emily and Allison Branch.
Interment will be held privately at Royalton Mountain Ridge Cemetery.
Donald’s arrangements have been entrusted to the Bates, Wallace & Heath Funeral Home, Middleport, NY.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Donald’s name may be made to the Lee-Whedon Memorial Library 620 West Ave. Medina, NY 14103 or the Royalton Hartland Community Library 9 S. Vernon St. Middleport, NY 14105
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