Nelson Ira Baratier, 80, of Hastings, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday.
Son of the late Paul L. Sr. and Louise Cavanaugh Baratier, Nelson was an Army Veteran, member of the Russell Horning American Legion Post #601, Parish,and President of the Hastings Cemetery Association. Nelson loved genealogy and local history research, spending time outdoors gardening, hunting and fishing and he was loved by all who knew him. Nelson was pre-deceased by his brother Ronald L. Baratier and his sister Helen Baratier Ouderkirk.
Surviving are his son David J. Baratier (Rita); his grand daughter Beatrix Baratier; his sisters Mary E. Baratier and Colleen B. Rought; his brother Paul L. Baratier Jr. (Nancy); and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours are 11-1pm Friday, February 7, with 1pm services immediately following. Burial is in Pleasant Lawn Cemetery, Parish, NY.
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