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CLIMIE, Raymond B.

CLIMIE - Raymond B. Age 78, of Cuba, and formerly of West Seneca, passed away Sept. 15, 2016 at Olean General Hospital. Born on March 8, 1938, in Buffalo, he was a son of Raymond H. and Sylvia Cordes Climie. On August 27, 1966, in St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Little Valley, he married the former Marlene K. Bishop his wife of 44 years who predeceased him on August 18, 2010. Ray attended West Seneca West Senior High School and later served in the National Guard. He did Asbestos Rehab for over 20 years. He was a Fire Department Dispatcher for the Town of West Seneca and later was a bus driver for the West Seneca School District from which he retired. He and his wife then relocated to their home in Cuba. He was a member of the Cuba United Methodist Church and a former member of St. John Lutheran Church in West Seneca. He was also a lifetime member of the Union Fire Company in Gardenville, was active with his wife in Cub Scout Troop 410, and was a member of the Olean Men's Barbershoppers Quartet. Surviving are three sons Raymond B. Climie, Jr. of Recife, Brazil, Peter J. (Catherine) Climie of Memphis, TN and Kristopher B. (Stacey) Climie of Belleville, NJ; a granddaughter, Grace R. Climie; a sister, Gloria (Robert) Jones of Davenport, FL and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the RINKER FUNERAL HOME, 9 Bull Street, Cuba, on Saturday, September 17 from 10:00 until Noon at which time funeral services will be held. The Rev. Burton Smith, Jr., will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to the Allegany County Cancer Services, 100 South Highland Ave., Wellsville, NY 14895. Online
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