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George C. Montz, 99, U.S. Treasury Dept. supervisor

Aug. 28, 1914 – March 26, 2014

George C. Montz, of West Seneca, former head of the intelligence division of the U.S. Treasury Department in Buffalo, died Wednesday in Elderwood at Cheektowaga. He was 99.

Mr. Montz was born in Buffalo and was a certified public accountant. He worked for 30 years for the Treasury Department as a special agent, group supervisor and head of the intelligence division.

He also worked as head of the payroll department of American Radiator for 15 years and as a clerk for the DL&W Railroad for five years. Mr. Montz was an alumnus of the University of Buffalo and graduated from Hutchinson-Central High School and School 51. He was past president of Chapter 439 of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees and a member of the National Treasury Union, National Association of Treasury Agents and AARP.

He was a longtime parishioner of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and golf. His wife of 57 years, the former Marion I. Claxton, died in 1995. Survivors include a daughter, Marilyn Mandura; a son, George D.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in Immaculate Conception Church, 520 Oakwood Ave., East Aurora.

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