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McCLURE, Forrest E.

McCLURE - Forrest E. 89, of Genoa, NY, formerly of East Aurora, NY, passed away peacefully on August 10, 2011, at Cayuga Ridge, Ithaca, NY. Born in Fort Scott, KS, on February 23, 1922, Forrest was the son of the late Albert B. and Willette McClure. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Elizabeth McClure, two brothers and a sister. Forrest was a graduate of Arkansas Tech in Arkansas, and Northrup Institute of Technology, California. After graduating from the officer candidate school at Yale University, Forrest served in the Army Air Corps in Guam during World War II, keeping the aircraft flying in the Pacific Theatre. He was able to combine his love of flying into his lifelong work of being an Aeronautical Engineer. After working many years in the aircraft industry, he retired from Moog Inc., East Aurora. He is survived by two daughters, Sjana McClure-Berry (John) of Genoa and Cherie Wysocki (Mark) of East Aurora, many nieces and nephews. An Interment Service will be held at Nativity of Our Lord Cemetery, Orchard Park, NY, on Friday, August 19 at 11 AM.

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