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Thomas A Beitz

August 13, 1955 ~ August 20, 2016 (age 61)

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Thomas A. Beitz, 61, of South Dayton, NY entered into rest August 20, 2016

Tom founded Smart Dog Solutions, a canine behavior training service that went on to become one of Western New York’s top dog training service options. Tom authored a number of canine training books and self-help videos. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from SUNY at Buffalo and received additional training through Cornell University. Tom was certified by Triple Crown Training Academy in Texas and was a member of the IACP. He was a member of the Forestville Wesleyan Church and a former Nazarene Pastor. Tom was an avid golfer, reader and horse lover.

Loving husband to Trish Beitz (nee Buyers); cherished step-father to Sean, Jenna and Adam Lukasik; step grandfather to Emma; special uncle to Giana; son to the late Franklin and Marjorie (nee Russell) Beitz; brother to Maureen (Paul) Craver, Francis, Joseph (Ellen), John (Carole), Marjorie (Bob) Bennett, Michael and Daniel (Christine); son in law of William III and Donna Buyers; also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends may visit DiStasio – Hills Funeral Chapel 478 Route 83, South Dayton Thursday from 4PM to 8PM. A funeral service will be held Friday in Forestville Wesleyan Church 9495 Prospect Road Forestville, NY at 11:00AM.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family.

 Service Information

August 25, 2016

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
DiStasio Funeral Home Inc.
478 Route 83 Balcom Corners
South Dayton, NY 14138

Funeral Service
August 26, 2016

11:00 AM
Forestville Wesleyan Church
9603 Prospect Road
Forestville, NY - New York 14062

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