Holyoke – Sarah M. Gintowt, 94, passed away peacefully at home with her loving family by her side. She was born and raised in New York, a daughter of the late Walter Coon and Mary (Jessey) Coon. Sarah owned and operated Ricky’s 49er Bar and Restaurant in Westfield with her late husband, Richard. She enjoyed traveling, shopping, and spending time with her family. Sarah was predeceased by her husband, Richard Gintowt, in 1994; by two sons, Robert Westbrook and James Westbrook and by three grandchildren, Jason Flathers, Desiree Westbrook, and Melissa Westbrook.
She will be deeply missed by her loving children, Beverly Szydlo and Paul with whom she lived, Linda Flathers of Springfield, MA and Danny Westbrook and his wife, Marge of Palmer, MA; her step children, Deborah and Dennis Gintowt; sister, Dorothy McNabb; 21 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, and many great-great-grandchildren. Visiting Hours will be held of Saturday, November 14, 2020 from 9AM-11AM at the Messier Funeral Home, 1944 Northampton St., Holyoke, followed by an 11 AM service in the funeral home. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Westfield.
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