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Walter C. Bird

Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Dec 2008 (aged 97)
Sanborn, Niagara County, New York, USA
Burial Lewiston, Niagara County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 100145314 · View Source
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Walter C. Bird, of Sanborn, NY, passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2008, at his home under the care of his family and Niagara Hospice.

He was born in North East, PA on August 18, 1911, the son of the late Clarence and Nettie [Pryor] Bird. Mr. Bird grew up in Westfield, NY and graduated from Westfield High School. He served with the US ARMY during World War II, in the European Theater. After the war he returned to Westfield and then moved to Niagara Falls, NY and to Sanborn in 1950. He was a carpenter with his father in law A. A. Huckabone for many years, then became self employed until his retirement.

Mr. Bird was a member of the Sanborn Lions Club for 55 years, the Sanborn American Legion for over 50 years and the former Sanborn Methodist Church. He was a 4 H leader, having taught woodworking.

Mr. Bird is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ellen [Huckabone] Bird, one daughter Cheryl L. (Rev. Brian Rotach) Bird of Amherst, one granddaughter Rachel Rotach, he is also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Dale and James Bird.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100145314
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Walter C. Bird (18 Aug 1911–17 Dec 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100145314, citing Riverdale Cemetery, Lewiston, Niagara County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Roanho (contributor 47419049) .