September 17, 2013
SABAEL--Joseph William Gavett (Bill) of Rochester and Sabael passed away September 17, 2013 at the age of 91.
He was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Helen Gavett; and his sister, Elizabeth Gavett Hancock.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Carol; three children, Bruce Gavett, James Gavett and Ann Gavett; three granddaughters, Jennifer, Carrie and Trisha Gavett; and several nieces and nephews.
Bill was a World War II Navy veteran and professor emeritus at the University of Rochester.
He, along with his sister and cousin Bruce Gavett, were the proprietors of Gavett Camp (now Timberlock) on Indian Lake.
A memorial service was held in Rochester on October 5, 2013.