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Daniel F. Arnold, 83, a retired Buffalo Housing Authority employee, died unexpectedly Monday (Jan. 24, 2000) in his home.

Born in Buffalo, he was a graduate of Seneca Vocational High School, where he studied steam engineering.

He served in the Army during World War II as a staff sergeant in the 353rd Infantry Regiment. He was a squad leader and was awarded the Purple Heart.

He worked for 33 years as a stationary engineer with the Buffalo Housing Authority and was a member of Local 907, International Union of Stationary Engineers. He moved to Westfield from Buffalo 22 years ago.

He was an avid fly-fisherman.

Surviving are his wife, the former Margaret Buttimer; five daughters, Janice Kegelmyer, Janine Schroeder, Jackie Halas and Joan Ritchie, all of Dunkirk, and Joyce Timm of Darien; a son, Daniel J. of North East, Pa.; four sisters, Lucille Scott of Hendersonville, N.C., Virginia Bartz of Buffalo, Millie Schmidt of Cheektowaga and Winifred Vogel of North Carolina; 16 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services were held today in Mason Funeral Home. Burial was private.


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