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Muriel A. Chamberland Sept. 30, 1917 -- Sept. 9, 2005

Services for Muriel A. Chamberland of Amherst, who taught bowling to legally blind people well into her 70s, will be held at 8:15 p.m. Monday in Amigone Funeral Home, 5200 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Burial will be in Wheatfield Cemetery.

Born Muriel Ott in Buffalo, she died Friday at Weinberg Campus in Getzville after a brief illness. She was 87.

She was a bowling instructor at Allied Bowling Center for many years and was a member of the Women's International Bowling Congress.

She also enjoyed bingo and working crossword puzzles and was a fan of NASCAR.

Her husband, Eugene Jr., died in 1968.

Survivors include a daughter, Nancylee Bremer of East Amherst; a son, Eugene G. of Clarence Center; a sister, Lorraine Tronolone of Rochester; three brothers, John W. Ott of Lancaster, Gerald Ott of Kannopolis, N.C., and Raymond Ott of Buffalo; six grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

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