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Wednesday June 26th, 2019
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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Memorial Service

Roberts Memorial Church
Wednesday August 7th, 2019

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Clarence G. (Joe) Pagett

Clarence G. (Joe) Pagett, 75, of Cattaraugus, NY entered into rest June 23, 2019.

He was born September 16, 1943 in Gowanda, NY to the late Clarence E. and Florence Pagett.

Joe graduated from Pine Valley Central Schools and SUNY Fredonia with a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education. He was a star pitcher for Fredonia and continued playing for many years with the Cherry Creek and Gowanda baseball leagues.

His true passion in life was dairy farming. In 1972 he purchased Windy-J Crest Farms in Cattaraugus and owned it for 45 years. Joe was on the board of directors for Eastern and Genex and heavily involved in the Cattaraugus County Fair as the head of the swine program for many years. In 2017 Joe and Jeannie were awarded the AG Legacy Award. Joe also worked for the National Weather Service for 25 years.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years Jeannie; his cherished children Jefferson (Jennifer) Pagett, Jolisa Pagett, Joel Trevor Pagett and Jodi (Timothy) Spacek; 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren; his sisters Patricia Steward, Judith Nelson, Kathy Felton and a brother Phillip (Cathy) Pagett also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Joe was pre deceased by his sister Priscilla Seybold.

Relatives and friends may visit DiStasio Funeral Home 478 Route 83 at Balcom Corners S.Dayton. Wednesday from 4PM to 8PM.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Interment will be in Villenova Cemetery


RIP Joe was one of an enormous caring heart. A fabulous teacher who joined forces with 6th grade teacher Arvilla Pritchard and brought me a beautiful puppy to my house when we lost ours. He was one in a million Condolences to Jeanie and his family.

Joanne Johnson Jun 28 2019 12:00 AM

My sympathy to the Pagett family, especially to Jeannie and Judy. I hope that treasured memories will bring peace to your hearts.

Norene Schulenberg Jun 28 2019 12:00 AM

I'll always remember Joe not only as a loyal patron, but a close friend whose wisdom he gladly shared and likewise who was always receptive and respectful to the ideas and guidance from others. A truly missed leader in the agricultural community.

John Farber, retired Farm Credit Jun 28 2019 12:00 AM

Joe was such a class act and I will always remember his calm presence, combined with a competitive spirit. We spent many great Sundays on the diamond playing the game we loved. One of the truly good guys!

Keith Abbey Jun 28 2019 12:00 AM

Jeannie, we are so sorry to see in the paper of Joe's passing. We so enjoyed getting together with you and Joe back in our farming days. Love and prayers to you and your family.

Russ and Carole Hunink Jun 27 2019 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathies to the Pagett family. You will never be forgotten.

Frank, Annette and Amaya Lewczyk

Frank, Annette & Amaya Lewczyk Jun 26 2019 12:00 AM

My family and I would like to extend our heartfelt condolences. May you find comfort in warm memories and coming promises. (Revelation 21:3,4)

Kristina Jun 26 2019 12:00 AM

Fond memories of Joe and Jeannie during our farming days and after.
Dianne Eisenhardt

Dianne Eisenhardt Jun 26 2019 12:00 AM

Thinking of you both Joe and Jeanie with many happy thoughts

Dale and Nancy Westfall Jun 25 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Clarence Pagett

Donavon curtis Jun 25 2019 12:00 AM

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