Thomas M. "Tiny" Kretschmer

Batavia – Well ya see what had happened was (his favorite saying), on August 5, 2017, Thomas M. "Tiny" Kretschmer it was your time to be called home at the age of 45.

He was born October 13, 1971 in Fredonia, a son of Norma Kretschmer and the late Richard Kretschmer.

He was a master mechanic with a heart of gold who loved to hunt.

Surviving along with his mother are his wife, Barbara Kretschmer; daughter, Mary (TJ) Kennelly; Son, Matthew (Amy) Brooks; grandchildren, Alana and Christopher Kennelly; brothers, Rick (Julie), Shaun, Mark (Millia) Kretschmer. Many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins, and his scatterbrain crew also survive.

There will be no prior visitation. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.