William J. VanDenBosch, past governor of the local Moose Lodge and a local truck driver, died Sunday (Sept. 24, 2000) in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, apparently of a heart attack. He was 58.
VanDenBosch was born in Lewiston and moved from Lewiston to Ransomville in 1969.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1962.
A truck driver for many years, he most recently was employed by Anchor Motor Freight in Niagara Falls.
He was a member and past governor of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 584, Lewiston, and a member of the Niagara County Motorcycle Club, the American Legion Post 1983 of Lewiston, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Lewiston.
Survivors include his wife, the former Emily F. Frey; a son, John of Lockport; a daughter, Sherri L.; four sisters, Norma Harvey of Model City and Dorothy Napier, Joan Dougherty and Janine Murdoch, all of Lewiston; four brothers, Jack of Tucson, Ariz., Allan of Lewiston, Lawrence of Wilson and Paul; and six grandchildren.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in Hardison Funeral Home, North Fourth and Ridge streets, Lewiston. Burial will be in Dickersonville Cemetery, Lewiston.