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HARRY MOEHLAU JR., ASHLAND OIL SUPERVISOR <br> JUNE 21, 1926 -- OCT. 23, 2004

A memorial service for Harry O. Moehlau Jr., a retired Ashland Oil Co. supervisor, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in First Presbyterian Church, 9675 Main St., Clarence.

Mr. Moehlau, of Williamsville, died at home Saturday under Hospice care. He was 78.

He was a shift supervisor at the Ashland Oil Refinery in the Town of Tonawanda, where he worked from 1952 until it closed in 1982. He was a past president of the Forum Club of Ashland Oil and of Frontier Federal Credit Union of Kenmore.

The Buffalo native joined the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II and was a gunner on a B-29 bomber in the Pacific.

Mr. Moehlau was a master Mason with more than 50 years' membership in both Hiram Lodge of Amherst and the Ismailia Shrine Chanters, of which he was a past president.

He enjoyed fishing, flying and singing.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, the former Sally Roy; a daughter, Amy Leet of East Aurora; three sons, Harry O. "Chip" III of Clarence, Earnie of Amherst and Curt of Pendleton; a sister, Shirley Wessner of Fredericksburg, Va.; and five grandchildren.

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