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WILBY, John W., Jr.
WILBY - John W., Jr. Age 63 of Wheatfield and formerly of the City of Tonawanda, July 25, 2017. Husband of 42 years of Joanne M. (nee Mezzie) Wilby; father of Kristen (Christopher) Pettit and Jacqueline (John) Perry; grandfather of Amelia Pettit and Alexander Perry; son of the late John and Shirley Wilby; brother of Deanna (Gary) Kiebzak and Lisa (Robert) Lorek; also survived by aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 25 William St. (between Morgan and Broad Sts.) in Tonawanda. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 1:00 PM in St. Timothy's RC Church, 565 East Park Dr. in the Town of Tonawanda. Everyone welcome. Please assemble at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094. John had been employed by GM Powertrain for 34 years. He was a former Executive Board Member and C.A.P. Chairman of UAW Local 774. John served on the City of Tonawanda Traffic and Safety Board for 30 years and was former Chairman of the City of Tonawanda Democratic Committee.
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