Edward J. Volz, age 58, of Branchport, NY, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Ed was born in Penn Yan, NY on February 23rd, 1961, the son of the late, William J. and Nellie (Socola) Volz. He was a very loving husband, father, and grandfather. Ed was an avid outdoors man and conservationist, with a passion for hunting. He was a great steward of his home and property, which brought him immense joy. Ed held firm to his beliefs and could be very opinionated at times. Ed is survived by his loving wife, Patricia C. (Erdle) Volz; children, Clifford (Katelyn) Volz of La Fargeville and Courtney (John) Hollowell of Branchport, step son, Ryan Griffiths of Penn Yan; granddaughter, Delilah Volz; siblings, Judith (James) Willing of Branchport, Barbara (Cornelius) Jensen of Branchport and William (Dorothy) Volz of Keuka Park; and several nieces and nephews. Friends and family may call on Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 from 4pm to 7pm at Townsend Wood & Zinger Funeral Home, 201 E. Elm St., Penn Yan, NY 14527. A memorial Mass will be celebrate at 10 am on Thursday, February 27th, 2020 at St. Patrick's Church in Prattsburgh, NY. Inurnment will be at St. Patrick's Cemetery in Prattsburgh. Memorial donations may be made in Ed's memory to Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 PreEmption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456 or to a charity of one's choice.