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Carl R. Sternisha
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GOWANDA, NY - Carl R. Sternisha ,67, of Gowanda, NY passed away March 28, 2018 at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, NY.
He was born September 28,1950 in Gowanda, NY the son of the late Joseph and Gloria (Marlewski) Sternisha.
Mr. Sternisha was a Vietnam Veteran having served in the US Air Force. He had worked for the Village of Gowanda Water Department for 38 years retiring as Water Superintendent.
On August 22,1987 he married the former Catherine Schultz who survives.
He was a Life member of the American Legion Post #409 and VFW Post # 5007 and was on their Color Guard. He also was a Lifetime member of the Slovenian Club and a Past member of the Phoenix Lodge in Gowanda.
Besides his wife he is survived by a son Alex Sternisha of Gowanda, NY and 3 daughters Heather (Kris) Neuhalfen of Edmond, OK and Amy (Juan) Gonzalez of San Antonio, TX and Emily Sternisha of Gowanda, NY and 2 grandchildren Isabel and Reid Neuhalfen. Also surviving is a brother Paul (Karleen) Sternisha of Tennessee and a sister Mary Jeanne (Randy) Ramsdell of South Bend, Ind., step-mother Jeanette Sternisha and step-siblings, Deb Mausteller and Douglas Tussing and several nieces and nephews
Friends may call at the Mentley Funeral Home Inc. 105 East Main Street in Gowanda, NY on Monday April 2, 2018 from 4-7 pm.
Funeral services with Military Honors will be held on Tuesday April 3, 2018 at 10 am from the funeral home with Rev. Joseph Porpigia, officiating.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Slovenian Club.

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4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mentley Funeral Home - Gowanda

105 E. Main Street
Gowanda, NY  14070

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Mentley Funeral Home - Gowanda

105 E. Main Street
Gowanda, NY  14070

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Holy Cross Cemetery - Gowanda

Cemetery Hill Road
Gowanda, NY 14070

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Slovenian Club

36 Palmer St.
Gowanda, NY 14070

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