Allan Guilfoyle, a retired chemical operator and a former member of the Royal Canadian Air Force, died Sunday (Oct. 20, 1996) in Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo.
Guilfoyle, 75, of 93rd Street, was born in Toronto and moved to Niagara Falls, Ont., as a child.
He worked for the Canadian National Railway before entering the service.
Guilfoyle was a bombardier in the 115th Squadron of the RCAF and flew 32 missions over enemy territory from 1940 to 1944. His squadron was based in England.
In 1945, he married Elizabeth "Betty" Lang in Niagara Falls, Ont., and the couple moved to Niagara Falls, N.Y., in 1956.
Guilfoyle was employed as a chemical operator for 32 years by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., retiring in 1985.
He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, the Du Pont 25-Year Club and the Canadian Legion 51 in Niagara Falls, Ont.
In addition to his wife, Guilfoyle is survived by a son, Allan H.; two daughters, Nancy Gallen of Kitchener, Ont., and Susan Wisniewski of the City of Tonawanda; a sister, Dorothy Bailey; three grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Grace Lutheran Church, 716 Cayuga Drive.