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ELIA, Arthur A.
ELIA - Arthur A. Executive of Sevenson Environmental Services, of Wilson, New York, at age 83, on December 22, 2011, beloved husband of 63 years of Shirley (Knize) Elia; dear father of Laurence A. Elia, Michael A. (Karin) Elia, Richard A. (Christina) Elia and Christine E. (Philip) DeLuca, all of Wilson, New York; dear grandfather of 14 grandchildren: Samia, Arthur, Anthony, Jennifer, Michael, Jessica, Michelle, Richard II, Rachel, Joseph, Lauren, Adrien, Alexa and Justin; and eight great-grandchildren; dear brother of Irene and Ida and the late Albert, Alfred, Alan, Elena and Yolanda. He is also survived by countless nieces, nephews and cousins. A Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, December 27 at St. Brendan on the Lake at 3455 Ewings Road, Newfane, New York. The service will begin at 10 AM and the Elia family welcomes everyone to join together in recognition and celebration of Arthur's life. In lieu of gifts, the family asks that donations to be made in his honor to Niagara Hospice House, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, New York 14094. Arrangements by M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, New York. Visit www.mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for online guest register.