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Nathan J. Brundage, volunteer firefighter

Dec. 30, 1996 – Oct. 6, 2016

TOWN OF NIAGARA – Nathan J. Brundage of the Town of Niagara, a graduate of Niagara-Wheatfield High School who was an active volunteer firefighter, died Thursday in Hospice Buffalo, Cheektowaga, after a battle with glioblastoma brain cancer. He was 19.

Born in Amherst, Mr. Brundage completed the Orleans-Niagara BOCES emergency medical technician program. He was employed by the Town of Lewiston Recreation Department and also worked at Delta Sonic Car Wash and Fortuna’s Restaurant.

Mr. Brundage served as an interior firefighter and trustee with Lewiston No. 2 Volunteer Fire Company while working toward his goal of becoming a full-time firefighter.

He was a member of the Young Marines, in charge of the color guard, and was promoted to the rank of corporal. A dedicated volunteer, he was honored with the Presidential Volunteer Service Award for more than 150 hours of community service.

He enjoyed hunting, the Buffalo Bills, country music and being with his dog, “Angel.”

Survivors include his father, Mark N.; mother, Angela R. Price; stepfather, Aaron Price; a brother, Matthew M.; one sister Alyssa R. Price; and grandparents, Carol Iannello and Joann Brundage.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Vincent De Paul Parish at St. Leo’s Church, 2748 Military Road, Niagara Falls.

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