Aaron B. “Papa” Hartman

Aaron B. “Papa” Hartman, 48, of 118 Hazzard St.

Jamestown, N.Y., passed

away at 11:53 p.m. Friday

(Feb. 1, 2013) in the emergency room of WCA Hospital.

An area resident for most

of his life, he was born

Sept. 17, 1964, in Jamestown, N.Y., a son of Craig

E. Hartman and Sandra

Boardman Spachtholz.

Aaron was a recent graduate of the Licensed Practical Nursing Program

through Erie 2 Chautauqua

Cattaraugus BOCES and

was employed as an LPN

for the Western New York

Developmental Disabilities

Office, working at the J.N.

Adam Community

Residence on Alleghany

Road in Silver Creek, N.Y.

In previous years he had

worked for the Resource

Center at the Celoron A

Group Home for 10 years.

He will be remembered

as a loving and caring son,

father, grandfather and

brother who had a great

sense of humor. He loved

camping and enjoyed his

many years attending the

Blue Heron Musical Festival.

Surviving are his father

and step-mother Craig and

Linda Hartman of Holly

Hill, Fla.; his mother and

step-father Sandra and

Walter Spachtholz of Ormond Beach, Fla.; two

daughters: Alicia (Ben)

Johnson of Mount Sinai,

N.Y. and Mandy Hartman

of Kennedy, N.Y.; three

grandchildren: Tyreke

Pena, who lived with

Aaron, and Alanna and

Kaia Johnson, both of

Mount Sinai, N.Y.; two sisters: Tracy Hartman of Randolph, N.Y., and Leeann

VanHouten of Florida; a

brother Toby Hartman of

Jamestown, his girlfriend

and companion Nicole

Marcoux; four nephews:

Andrew and Dustin Kling

of Jamestown, Jeffrey Hartman of South Carolina, and

Travis VanHouten of Florida; two great-nieces: Zoey

Kling and Aubrey Hartman;

and Ashley Monroe, whom

he considered a daughter.

He was preceded in death

by the mother of his children, Amanda Wilkins, who

died in 1992, his maternal

grandparents Arthur and

Joyce Boardman and his

paternal grandparents Albert and Margaret Hartman.

The funeral will be held

at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the

Lind Funeral Home. The

Rev. Roy E. Ferguson, pastor of the Busti Church of

God, will officiate.

Friends will be received

from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday in

the funeral home.

You may light a candle

in remembrance of Aaron at

www.lindfuneralhome.com.