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Larry "Gene" E. Bostwick

February 26, 1949 - November 2, 2017


Waverly, New York

Date of Death:

November 2, 2017



Birth Date:

February 26, 1949

Birth Place:

Waverly, New York

Service Information:


Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 1 to 3 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York


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Larry "Gene" E. Bostwick

Larry “Gene” E. Bostwick, 68, of Waverly passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. 

He was predeceased by his parents, Walter and Janice Perry Bostwick; daughter, Lori Bostwick Patak; son, Ryan Bostwick; mother and father-in-law, Max and Mary Dillon; sister-in-law, Nancy Downing; brother-in-law, Robert Downing, and friends Thomas Higley and Delbert “Huck” Huckle.

Gene is survived by his wife of almost 50 years, Diane Dillon Bostwick; son, Scott Bostwick; sister, Joyce (Ronnie) Ellers; brother, Bruce Bostwick; half-brother, Alfred Brown; son-in-law, Doug Patak; grandchildren, Courtney Bostwick (Paul Meyers), Eric (Amanda) Bostwick, Meghan Hurley, Kenz Bostwick, and Nicholas Bostwick; great grandchildren, Ronan Meyers, Brynlee Bostwick; best friends, Billy Zolkosky and Kevin Renko; along with many nieces and nephews. 

Gene graduated from Tioga Central School and went on to own and operate Gene’s Body Shop in Athens for 36 years.   He enjoyed NASCAR, antique cars, building several hot rods that were featured in magazines, and spending time on Seneca Lake.

The family would like to thank Lourde’s Hospice for the loving care.

A time of calling will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 1 to 3 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY.  Memorial donations may be made in Gene’s name to Lourde’s Hospice, 4102 Old Vestal Road, Vestal, NY  13850.  Those wishing to send a private message of sympathy to Gene’s family may visit our Facebook page or in “Obituaries” at

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