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PANKOW - John P. September 23, 2017. Beloved husband of Nancy (Hamm); dear father of Heather (Paul Jr.) Kraemer and John J. (Amanda) Pankow; loving grandfather of Fiona and Lilah Kraemer; son of the late Stephen and Dorothy (Bielak) Pankow; brother of Robert (Debbie), Margaret "Peg," James "Pinky" (Candi), Anne (Charles) Black and Tommy "Pinky" Pankow; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 at the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME, INC. (Southtowns Chapel), 3155 Orchard Park Rd.
A Funeral Service will be held Friday at 2:00PM at the Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 630 Main St., West Seneca, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Boy Scout Greater Niagara Frontier Council, 2860 Genesee St., Buffalo, NY 14225 and/or Ebenezer United Church of Christ. John was a US Navy Veteran serving in the Vietnam War. He devoted over 50 years of his life to the Boy Scouts, where he received the rank of Life and the Vigil Honor in the Order of the Arrow. He is a Silver Beaver Award Recipient, a White Buffalo Scout Master and a Wood Badge Recipient. Online condolences at

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