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DeHAVEN, James J., PhD
DeHAVEN - James J., PhD Dr. James J. DeHaven of Buffalo passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2017 with his family by his side at Buffalo General Medical Center. He was 69.
Born in Philadelphia he was he was the beloved son of the late James J. and Rita D. (nee Mastropietro) DeHaven and brother of the late Rosemarie DeHaven.
Jim will be fondly missed by his many friends, colleagues, students and alum from D'Youville College where he taught for nearly 30 years. At D'Youville, he served on every major committee and won almost every award the school offers, including the school wide D'Youville Quality Award and several faculty of the year awards. Jim should rest peacefully as he successfully helped many realize their dreams.
Jim is surived by his sisters Ellen McLoone (Peter) and Mary DeHaven; his nieces and nephews, Christopher McLoone (Jennifer), Susan Murray (Tom), Tara Gibble (Ben), Timothy McLoone (Michael), Megan Cahill, and Siobhan Cahill; his great-nieces and nephews, Owen, Sean and Ian McLoone, Thomas Murray, and Morgan and Sadie Gibble as well as countless colleagues, relatives and friends.
All are invited to his memorial service on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the D'Youville College Madonna Lounge, 334 Porter Ave., Buffalo, NY 14201 followed by a reception until 4:00 PM. His interment will be held privately at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the D'Youville College, Dr. James DeHaven Scholarship fund, 320 Porter Ave., Buffalo, NY 14201 which has been established in his honor to continue his mission to help students in realizing their dreams. www.fluehr.com