Dane Leland Sorensen of Williamsville, a director of family service counseling, died unexpectedly Friday in Erie County Medical Center. He was 57.
A native of North Troy, he was a graduate of Lansingburgh High School there.
Mr. Sorensen, director of family service counseling for the Catholic Diocese Cemeteries, had lived in the Buffalo area for the past 16 years.
He was a NASCAR fan and enjoyed the New York Giants and New York Yankees.
Survivors include his wife of 14 years, the former Donna Marie Shank; three daughters, Amanda L. Velez of Garden City, Kan., Heather E. Sorensen-Aiken of Queensbury, and Amy M. Abraham of San Diego; two sons, Dane L. II of Madison, Wis., and Darryl L. of Allentown, Pa.; a sister, Leslie Laurenzo of Nassau, N.Y.; a brother, Steven of Chittenango; and three grandchildren.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in Amigone Funeral Home, 8440 Main St., Clarence. Burial will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Lockport.