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Edward R. State

April 9, 1924 ~ August 1, 2022 (age 98)

Obituary

STATE, Edward R.
of Williamsville, peacefully passed at the age of 98 on August 1, 2022.

Beloved Brother and Uncle.  Son of the late John and Margaret (nee Schuster) State.

Predeceased by siblings Dorothy (late C. Robert) Farrell, Vincent (late Philomena) State and Mary Joan (late William) Christ.

Survived by his sister Betty Ann (late William) Morlock and many loving nieces and nephews. 

Ed was a humble, kind and generous man, a WWII U.S. Navy Veteran and a proud union member with a long career as a diesel mechanic.

Visitation Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at NORMAN E. GANNON & SONS, Inc. FUNERAL HOME, 1075 Ridge Rd.; Lackawanna (716-824-4000).

The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica at 10:30 a.m.

THE FUNERAL MASS WILL BE LIVE-STREAMED... SEE LINK BELOW.

Burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
August 4, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Norman E. Gannon & Sons, Inc. Funeral Home
1075 Ridge Road
Lackawanna, NY 14218

Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday
August 4, 2022

10:30 AM
Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica
767 Ridge Road
Lackawanna, NY 14218

Video is available for this event


Interment following funeral service
Thursday
August 4, 2022

Mt. Calvary Cemetery
800 Pine Ridge Heritage Blvd.
Cheektowaga, NY 14215

Donations

Canisius High School
1180 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo NY 14209
Tel: 1-716-882-0466
Web: https://www.canisiushigh.org/

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