Services for Wilbert H. Cartwright, who retired last year as a first sergeant in the Army Military Police, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Otto Redanz LaSalle Park Chapel, 2215 Military Road, Town of Niagara. Burial will be in Riverdale Cemetery, Lewiston.
Cartwright, 61, of Niagara Avenue, died Monday (Dec. 10, 1990) in DeGraff Memorial Hospital, North Tonawanda.
A native of Altoona, Pa., he attended Kelley Business Institute in Niagara Falls and served for 22 years with the Military Police. He joined the Army in 1946 and later served during the Korean War. He also worked for Conrail for 15 years.
Cartwright retired from the Army in September 1989 but continued to work as a civilian employee of the Department of the Army until he retired Jan. 27.
He was a member of Wheatfield Post 1451, American Legion; AMVETS Post 26 of North Tonawanda; Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 268 of Lockport; the Western New York Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association, and LaSalle Griffon Post 917, Veterans of Foreign Wars, which he served as junior vice commander. He also was a member of the Army Reserve.
Survivors include a brother, Richard of Cheektowaga, and two sisters, Betty Mohr of Lewistown, Pa., and Marlene Zimmerman of Altoona.