Deaths Death Notices
VAIL, Robert W.
VAIL - Robert W. Of Lackawanna, at the age of 88 on October 17th, 2017. Husband of Elizabeth O. (nee Ayer) and the late Frances I. (nee Barberie) Vail; father of William C. (Luci) and Robert J. (Deborah) Vail; stepfather of Ann M. (Eugene) Kowal, Sue Story, Donna (George) Gross, Thomas (Colleen) Oppermann, Roseann (Richard) Molini and the late Irene (Patrick) Reilly; brother of Thelma (Don) Martin, Joyce (late Rick) Rogers, Barbara (Richard) Currey, Marsha (Lloyd) Sauer, Allen Vail and the late Clarence (late Florence) Vail and Maryland (late Herb) Michaels; also survived by 21 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Visitation Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at NORMAN E. GANNON & SONS, Inc. FUNERAL HOME, 1075 Ridge Rd., Lackawanna (824-4000). Services will be held at The First Church of Evans, 7431 Erie Rd. (Route 5), Derby on Saturday at 9:00 a.m. Burial to follow at Holland Cemetery. Mr. Vail, a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran was a member of American Legion - Lackawanna Post 63, Former Scout Master of Troop 586 - Lackawanna and a Former Baseball Coach for the Lackawanna B.O.Y.S. Association. The family encourages memorials to The Center for Hospice. Please visit