Brian D. Laurito, 45, of Fredonia, N.Y. passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday June 22, 2022 at home. He was born June 19, 1977. Brian was raised in Fredonia and graduated from Fredonia High School. He was a person of many talents and diverse interests. Brain was a talented carpenter and worked at the Carriage House for 17 years. He was an aspiring tattoo artist and enjoyed woodworking. Brian had a passion for fast cars, especially “Hot Rods.” Well-liked by all that knew him, Brian was a member of the Fredonia Beaver Club and Moniuszko Club. Although living in Bills country, he was a fan of the Chicago Bears.
Brian is survived by: his mother, Ranae (Bruce) Leinenbach, of Fredonia; his father, David (Jane) Laurito, of Fredonia; a brother, Scott Laurito, of Fredonia; three sisters: Ranae R. Leinenbach of Fredonia, Jennifer (Steve) Agostine of Fredonia, and Melissa (Dan) Struzynski of Dunkirk; nephew of Cherie DeBell of Florida and Susan Laurito of Fredonia; also survived by three nieces, four nephews, cousins, friends and his dog and companion, Diesel.
He is predeceased by: a brother, Jeffrey Leinenbach; maternal grandparents: Patricia Brown Olsen and Ernie Brown; paternal grandparents: Michael and Florence Laurito and uncles: Michael “Roll” Laurito and Joseph Laurito.
Visitation will be held Sunday 2:00 pm-5:30 pm at the LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home, 20 Central Avenue, Fredonia where a prayer service will follow at 5:30 pm.
Memorial contributions in Brian’s memory may be made to the Lakeshore Humane Society, 431 E. Chestnut Street, Dunkrik, NY 14048, or Family Church Fredonia, 19 Church Street, Fredonia, NY 14063.
On-line condolences may be made at larsontimkofuneralhome.com. Arrangements by David J. Dengler.