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SEYMOUR S. ROSIER, ARCADE BUSINESSMAN

Seymour S. "Bud" Rosier, a longtime Arcade businessman, died Sunday (Sept. 23, 2001) in Bertrand Chaffee Hospital, Springville, after a lengthy illness. He was 84.

From 1944 to 1977, he owned Rosier Hardware with his brother, Hayden.

A graduate of Sardinia Central School, Rosier completed one year at St. Bonaventure University. He served in the Army in the Philippines during World War II.

He was a past president of the Arcade Chamber of Commerce and Arcade Merchants Committee, past chairman of the Arcade Community Chest and a former member of the Wyoming County Planning Board.

He was a trustee and head usher of Calvary Alliance Church, a former Sunday School superintendent at First Baptist Church and a former member of Arcade Lodge 419, F&AM.

Rosier's first wife, Grace, died in 1986.

Survivors include his wife, the former Dorothy Mummery; a son, William of Adamstown, Md.; a daughter, Joanne Offers of Arcade; a stepson, Arthur Mummery of Rochester; two stepdaughters, Frances Mummery of Rochester and Florence Scherff of Freedom; four granddaughters; three great-grandchildren; 11 stepgrandchildren; several stepgreat-grandchildren; and three stepgreat-great-grandchildren.

A service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Calvary Alliance Church, 7833 Liberty St. Burial will be in Sardinia Cemetery.

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