Heaven has a new angel, Nathaniel Wesley Alan Stearns, who was born on March 20, 2013. "Nater Tater," as he is so lovingly known by all that knew and loved him, passed from this life in the warmth of his mommy and daddy's arms, on Saturday, April 6, 2013 in Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY.
Nathaniel is the precious infant son of Melissa Hoffman and Viktor Stearns; and the baby brother of Jonas Giambra, Philip Stearns, Christopher Stearns and Aleksander Stearns, all of Niagara Falls, NY. Nater Tater is also the cherished grandson of Ronald and Teresa Hoffman, both of Lewiston, NY and Laura Heilman and Sean Holland, both of Athens, GA and the great-grandson of Vera Ohanian. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins and several family friends.
The family will be present to receive friends on Thursday, April 11th from 5:00-7:30 PM in the Chapel of OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (716-297-9007) where a celebration of Nathaniel's brief life will follow visitation at 7:30 PM with Rev. Pat Fleming officiating. If desired, memorial offerings may be made in Nater Tater's name to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester, NY, 333 Westmoreland Drive, Rochester, NY 14620.
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