March 21, 1970 – Aug. 14, 2016
Jeffrey T. Stievater of West Seneca, a computer programmer analyst, died unexpectedly Sunday in Crystal Beach, Ont., where his family has summer cottages. He was 46.
Born in Buffalo, he attended the original Frederick Law Olmsted School (School 56) and was a 1988 graduate of City Honors School. He earned a degree in computer science from Canisius College in 1992.
Mr. Stievater worked for 20 years with Sitel Corp., formerly Client Logic and Upgrade Corp., as a senior programmer analyst with the reporting and data warehousing team. For the past four years, he was a senior programmer analyst with Meritain Health.
An Amherst resident before moving to West Seneca in 2010, he was a member of the Buffalo Canoe Club and served as a crew member in weekly sailboat races in Abino Bay. He enjoyed winter vacations on Anna Maria Island in Florida.
Survivors include his parents, Richard and Ann; three brothers, David, Mark and Todd; and two sisters, Kristin Ahrens and Lynn.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday in Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 1029 Delaware Ave.