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JERRY CHEW, TUSCARORA COUNCIL CHAIRMAN

-- Jerry Chew, 56, of Upper Mountain Road, who worked in the Maintenance Deparment at the Carborundum Co., Niagara Falls, died Friday (Sept. 26, 1997) in his home after a six-month illness.

He was a lifelong resident of the Tuscarora Indian Reservation.

Chew worked in construction and as an iron worker for several years. He had worked at the Carborundum Co. for the last 19 years.

A member of the Bear Clan of the Tuscarora Nation, he served as chairman of the General Council.

Chew was an avid fisherman.

Survivors include his wife, the former Dorothy Cusick; a son, Michael; three daughters, Barbara Thomas, Kelle, and Theresa Luke of Jackson, Miss.; his mother, Marjorie Chew Bomberry of Niagara Falls; three brothers, Wilton Bomberry of Oshweken, Ont., Henry Bomberry of Topeka, Kan., and Wilfred; two sisters, Sheryl Ebling of Olivet, Mich., and Darlene Adams of Niagara Falls; and seven grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Tuscarora Baptist Church, Mount Hope Road. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.

[Kowalik].

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