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POPPER, Francis J. "Bud"

POPPER - Francis J. "Bud"
April 21, 2012, age 91, at Northgate Manor, after a brief illness. Bud was the owner of P & R Wire Forming Co., Inc. in Buffalo. His company made fan guards for Buffalo Forge. He also made ice cream chairs and some of the finest wine racks which were distributed nationally through Hodge Liquors. Bud was a WWII U.S. Coast Guard Veteran. Son of the late Frank and Rose (nee Haller) Popper; husband of the late Violet L. (nee Oliver) Popper; loving father of Rose Marie J. Popper (Guy M. Miller); dear brother of Genevieve (late Edward) Van Knapp; uncle of Edward Van Knapp, David Van Knapp, Patti McGann and Karen D'Aprix. Friends received on Monday 2-4 and 6-8 PM and Tuesday 10-11 AM at BRUNNER FUNERAL HOME (692-3841), 156 Robinson St., North Tonawanda where services will follow at 11:00 AM. Entombment at Resurrection Mausoleum, Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Directions, Online Register Book and Obituary can be found at

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