Stephen V. Feeley, a reporter for The Buffalo Evening News and the Buffalo Courier-Express, died Dec. 20, 1990, after a long illness. He was 88.
Feeley worked briefly for The News nearly 70 years ago. He was a reporter for the Courier-Express at its founding in 1926.
He later was its Washington correspondent and its city editor.
Feeley left the paper in 1946 to found his own news bureau in Washington, serving a number of radio stations and newspapers in New York State, including Long Island Newsday.
Feeley closed the bureau in 1958 and served as clerk of the House Public Works Committee until his retirement in 1972.
Survivors include his wife, Rita, and two sons, Brendan and Sean, all living in the Washington area.