Milton F. Eysaman, 75, a former member of the Ellicottville Town Board, died Friday (Oct. 10, 1997) in Bertrand Chaffee Hospital, Springville, after a brief illness.
Born in Buffalo, he served in the Navy from 1943 to 1946.
He worked for many years as a truck driver and factory worker with several area firms until he joined Signore Inc., where he worked as a machine operator from 1980 until illness forced him into retirement in 1993.
He was a member of the Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church and its Holy Name Society and was one of its first Eucharistic ministers.
He also was a member of the Ellicottville American Legion Post 659, the Sampson World War II Navy Veterans and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include his wife, Annabell Nannen Eysaman; a son, Joseph of Little Valley; two daughters, Margaret O'Brien and Kathleen Brogcinski; a sister, Bernice Shisler of Machias; a brother, Edward of East Concord; and eight grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Holy Name of Mary Church, 8 Jefferson St., after prayers at 9:15 in O'Rourke Funeral Home, 411 Rock City St., Little Valley. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.[chrstn]