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PARISH, Howard D. "Buddy"

PARISH - Howard D. "Buddy"
Age 67, of Gowanda, NY, passed away February 24, 2018. He was born August 9, 1950, son of the late Howard F. (Mary) Parish and Ernestine (Maynard) Bentham. He worked for NYSDOT as a Motor Carrier Inspector for 32 years. He was a member of St. Joseph's RC Church, a 4th Degree member of MSGR David Gernatt KOC Council and an exempt member of the Collins Fire Dept. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Candice L. (Smith) Parish; a son, H. Michael (Barbara) Parish; 3 daughters, Connie (Jason); nieces, Gail (Timm Merrill) Parish and Karen (Aaron) Markham; 9 grandchildren, Erin, Magdalena and Victoria Parish, Marc Tiller, Brett and Shannon; nephews, Caleb, Cameron and Christian Merrill; also a brother, Ernest (Keith Guldberg) Parish; 2 sisters, Faith (Billy Goodrich) Parish and Annette (John) White and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9PM from Mentley Funeral Home, Inc., 105 East Main Street in Gowanda, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be said on Friday at 11AM from St. Joseph's RC Church in Gowanda, NY. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Assoc. or American Diabetes Assoc.

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