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DeWALD, George E.

DeWALD, George E.

DeWALD - George E. Age 87, October 19, 2017, of Springville, NY. Beloved husband of 60 years to the late Carol (Gohr); devoted father of Diane (Bruce) Bookhagen, Kim (Paul) Fisher, George W. (Joyce), Michael (the late Linda), Mary (Robert) Mayerat, Daniel (Geneva), Alberta (Michael) Sulik; cherished grandfather of 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, several step-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and dear brother of Shirley (the late William) Shelley. Preceded in death by his parents: George C. and Agnes C. (Brown). He was born June 21, 1930. He was a graduate of Kensington High School and worked for his father at DeWald Florist in Buffalo. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy, was stationed in Hawaii and assigned to the USS Bexar, and was honorably discharged after serving in the Korean War. He served in the Colden Volunteer Fire Co. for over 30 years and was a proud lifetime member of Local 17 IUOE. Friends may call Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the SMITH-WEISMANTEL FUNERAL HOME, 271 E. Main St., Springville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, October 23 at 11 AM at St. Aloysius Church, Springville. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Love, Inc., Springville, NY. Online condolences at www.smithweismantelfuneralhome.com

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