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NORTON E. WEBB, RETIRED CHEMIST, MUSICIAN

Norton E. "Smokey" Webb, a retired chemist and a lead singer and guitarist with several local country and western bands, died Wednesday (Sept. 22, 1999) in his Wilson-Burt Road home after a short illness.

Webb, 66, was born in Wellsville.

He retired after working as a chemist at the Allied Chemical Corp. and Huntington Analytical Services.

Webb was a country and western entertainer and musician and had performed with numerous bands in Western New York for the past 50 years.

He was the widower of the former Rose Ann Coletta, who died in 1989.

Webb is survived by a son, Mark Anthony Sr. of Niagara Falls; three daughters, Beverly Ashforth of Thorndale, Pa., Jacquelyn Dudek of Gasport and Carmine Wnukowski of Cambria; his dear friend, Emma Lou Reppentine; two brothers, Theodore of Buffalo and Willis of Florida; a sister, Patricia Starr of Buffalo; and 11 grandchildren.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Hamilton and Clark Funeral Home, 270 Young St. Entombment will be in Elmlawn Mausoleum, Town of Tonawanda.

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