Sunday, July 10, 2016
Stephen C. Erb
Irondequoit: Friday, June 24, 2016 at age 60 after a seven year battle with three types of cancer. Predeceased by his parents, John & Mary Erb. Steve is survived by his wife of 34 years, Heidi (Saracen) Erb; daughter, Jennifer Erb; son, Sean (Jessica) Erb; sisters & brother, Mary Liz Caravetta, Virginia Reimann, John (Kathi) Erb and Rita "Brat" Jewell; father- and mother-in-law, Paul & Anita Saracen; brothers-in-law, Paul (Sandi) Saracen and Gerald (Ruth) Saracen; nieces & nephews, Tina Rohring, Rick Rohring, Paul D. Caravetta, Jamie Corteville, Meagan Jewel, Rebekah Ivins, Pricilla Erb, Mike Erb, Katie, Christopher & Cynthia Offermann, and the late Lorrie Offerman; cousins, friends and fellow firefighters. Steve retired from the Rochester Fire Department where he held the rank of Captain, EMS Office/Firefighter and was a long time firefighter with the Laurelton Fire Department. His professional achievements include Firefighter of the Year-City of Rochester, Firefighter of the Year-Laurelton Fire Department and Distinguished Service Award- City of Rochester. Organization membership include Laurelton Fire Department, Monroe Community College-Adjunct Instructor EMS, Monroe County Fire Bureau, Monroe County Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association and Finger Lakes Building Officials. His passion for Disney included over 20 trips to Florida over the past 10 years. Steve’s visitation will be held on WEDNESDAY 2-9 PM (with his family present from 2-4:30 and 7-9 PM) at the funeral home, 1650 Empire Blvd., Webster. On THURSDAY, please join his family at Peace of Christ Parish at St. Ambrose Church, 25 Empire Blvd., Rochester at 10 AM for his Funeral Mass. Interment will be in the Fireman’s Plot Section 19 at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to School of the Holy Childhood, 100 Groton Parkway, Rochester, NY 14623; Pluta Cancer Center, 125 Red Creek Drive, Rochester, NY 14623 or Laurelton Fire Department, 405 Empire Blvd., Rochester, NY 14609 in Steve’s memory.