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HITES, Howard W.

HITES - Howard W. Of Orchard Park, NY November 30, 2016. Beloved husband of the late Edna (nee Ford) Hites; dearest father of Carol (Tom) Zimmer, William Hites, Barbara (Jon) DeLong and Marianne Hites; loving grandfather of Brian Zimmer, Bradley (Michelle) Zimmer, Andrea (Shawn) Blakeslee, Alexander "Sasha" (Kristalee) Hites and Laura DeLong; great-grandfather of Addison, Zoe, Brody and Chase; companion of the late Norma Meyer; brother of the late Harold (Marjorie) Hites. The family will be present to receive friends Saturday from 3-7 PM at the (Hamburg Chapel) JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5453 Southwestern Blvd., (corner of Rogers Rd., 646-5555) where funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 12:30. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. Mr. Hites was a retiree of Bethlehem Steel Corp., member of the Ismalia Shrine, a 66 year member of the Western Star Lodge No. 1185 F. & A. M., American Legion Hamburg Post # 527, a lifetime member of VFW Hamburg Post #1419, a longtime member of Windom Community Church and a proud WWII Marine who served in the Pacific Theater. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children or the Hospice Foundation of WNY. Please share condolences at

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