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ALMETER, Richard A. "Bud"

ALMETER - Richard A. "Bud" Age 90, of the Town of Sheldon, NY, died on May 17th, 2016. He was born on August 5, 1925 in Sheldon, son of the late Andrew and Julia (Becker) Almeter. Bud was a long-time member of the St. Cecilia's Parish, Eucharistic Minister, Holy Name Society, Parish Council, Trustee and usher. He was a retired dairy and Christmas tree farmer. He served in the US Air Force and volunteered at the Sheldon Fire Department, American Legion and many other organizations. Richard was married for 61 years to the late Rose Mary (Youngers) Almeter. Together they are survived by their children: Nancy (Thomas) Tambe, Deborah (John) Simich, Allan (Gayle) Almeter, Brenda (Edward) Schwamborn, Douglas (Tammy) Almeter, David Almeter, Anne (Gerald) Bacon, Brian (Eileen) Almeter; 21 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by siblings: Nelson (Lois) Almeter, Gerald (Shirley) Almeter, Sharon (David) Daniel, Sandra Roemer; former brother-in-law, Dennis Roemer; brother-in-law, James Downing; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by an infant daughter, Mary Frances Almeter; his siblings, Dorothy Downing, and Mildred (Richard) Schwab. Friends may call Monday, May 23rd, 8:30-11 AM at St. John Neumann Parish, St. Cecilia Worship Site, 991 Centerline Road, Sheldon, immediately followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Batavia Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 166 Van Fund, 222 Richmond Avenue, Batavia, NY 14020. Arrangements by COMFORT
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