Brett Michael Colvin, 24, of Camillus, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020 due to injuries sustained in a swimming accident. He was a lifetime resident of the Camillus area. A graduate of West Genesee High School, Brett attended Alfred University and OCC. He was employed as a supervisor at Harbor Freight and previously worked at Costco. He was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church. Brett was an accomplished athlete in high school and recently developed a newfound passion for golf. He would often say “next shot, best shot” displaying his positive attitude towards the game. He loved spending time with his family. Brett was kindhearted and a loyal, caring friend to many.
Brett was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Robert and Virginia Herrmann; paternal grandfather, Howard Colvin; and beloved golden retriever, Cooper.
Surviving are his parents, Jeff and Debbie of Camillus; brother, Mitchell of Camillus; paternal grandmother, Hope of Auburn; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Relatives and friends may call Monday, August 3 from 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, 5600 W. Genesee St., Camillus. We will be following the NYS guidelines regarding capacity and social distancing. Face coverings are required.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, August 4 at 11 a.m. in the church. Private burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Skaneateles.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the CNY SPCA, 5878 E. Molloy Rd., Syracuse, NY 13211 or to the ALS Association, 1300 Wilson Blvd., Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22209.