Kevin A. Garrett

August 31, 2020


Kevin A. Garrett was born May 5, 1957 in Buffalo, New York becoming the only child of mother Hazel Evans and late father Howard Garrett. He departed life suddenly after two months of hospitalized treatments for Leukemia at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, in Buffalo, New York.

Kevin attended Buffalo Public School system, one of which was East High School where he made life long friends. Kevin made many friends along the way as he served as a cab driver for local cab companies Fillmore and Coldspring. He also worked as a cook at various restaurants. Kevin enjoyed playing and watching sports and was a HUGE Buffalo Bills fan. He also loved cooking, eating and socializing with family and friends. Kevin loved many and was loved by many.

Kevin’s life continues on through his loving Mother Hazel Szpila (Ben), Sister Nicole Szpila-Reid (Tino), His children LaTanya Garrett, Marquita Dixon, Tamisha Palmer, Kevin Garrett, Letitia Velez (Oscar), Shawntay Robinson (Troy), Dinah Howard (Michael), Terrance Garrett (Vanessa), and a host of grandchildren, cousins and friends.

Service and Interments by:

T. L. Pickens Mortuary Ser.

66 East Utica Street Buffalo, New York

September 4, 2020 at 11:00

Repast will be held at Cheektowaga Town Park Shelter#7 at 2:00 after service.

2600 Harlem Rd. Cheektowaga, NY

(Please bring a chair and a dish)


The family would like to wholeheartedly expressed our sincerest gratitude for all the love and outpouring of support we have received during this time. Your kindness does not go without our humblest thanks and appreciation. We also would like to thank the staff at Roswell Cancer Institute for their care and compassion towards Kevin and our family.

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Gathering of Family and Friends
September 3, 2020

4:00 PM
Pickens TL Mortuary Services
66 E Utica Street
Buffalo, NY 14209

Funeral Service
September 4, 2020

11:00 AM
Pickens TL Mortuary Services
66 E Utica Street
Buffalo, NY 14209

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