AMES - Stephen C. Prominent in banking and in the life of his community and church, Stephen died from acute respiratory failure on Saturday, July 27, 2019. He was 81. He married SueAnn Wooster in 1967 and remained her devoted husband until her death in 2010. A longtime member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and the Saturn Club, he enjoyed a 36 year career in banking at Marine Midland/HSBC. A respected and trusted friend to many, a true gentleman of the old school, he demonstrated quiet strength and stability. Stephen is survived by his two children Katharine and Gregory; his two grandchildren, Stuart and Simon; and his brother John. A service in celebration of his life was held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1080 Main St., Buffalo, NY, on Saturday, August 3rd. Memorials may be made to the Niagara Lutheran Health Foundation, 64 Hager St., Buffalo, NY 14208.