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I. VANSON HALE III, BUSINESS OWNER

I. Vanson Hale III, 62, who operated the Hale Office Systems in Orchard Park for several years, died Friday (Dec. 21, 1990) in his Orchard Park home.

A native of Bryn Mawr, Pa., Hale moved to Orchard Park in 1953 and was employed as a branch manager of the former Remington Rand Co. In 1970, he started his own business, which he ran until 1988 when he sold because of ill health.

He was a graduate of Western Maryland College and during the Korean War, was a second lieutenant with the U. S. Army Infantry.

He was a member of the Buffalo Rotary Club, an elder of the Orchard Park Presbyterian Church, past president of the Orchard Park Country Club and a member of the board of directors of the Presbyterian Homes of WNY.

Surviving are his wife, the former Lida Birdsall; two sons, the Rev. William V. of Centreville, Va. and David B. of Manhattan Beach, Calif.; two daughters, Deborah H. Smith of Montgomery and Virginia H. Williams of Lake Worth, Fla., a sister, Virginia Spicknall of Metuchen, N.J., and seven grandchildren.

A funeral will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday in the Orchard Park Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in the Old St. David Cemetery in Radnor, Pa.

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