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Howard T. Gifford

January 19, 1950 August 31, 2018
Howard  T. Gifford
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Obituary for Howard T. Gifford

ELLICOTTVILLE — Howard T. Gifford, 68, of Ellicottville, passed away Friday (Aug. 31,2018) in Jamestown.
He was born Jan. 19, 1950, in Gowanda, the son of the late Willard Gifford and Helen (Cross) Gifford, who survives.
On Oct. 12, 1974, he married the former Carol J. O'Brien, who predeceased him on April 19, 2018.
Mr. Gifford was a longtime police officer in the Town of Ellicottville from 1974 to 2014 and he also served as constable for the Village of Ellicottville from 2002 to 2014.
He was a United States Air Force Veteran having served during the Vietnam Era.
Mr. Gifford had owned and operated The Village Photographer in Ellicottville and was a member of the Ellicottville American Legion.
He was an avid Trap Shooter and a member of the Ellicottville Sportsman Club.
Besides his mother, he is survived by two sisters, Linda (Brian Countryman) King of Prescott, Wis. and Ruth (Bill) Brown of Erie, Pa; two nephews, Brian and Timothy King; a grandnephew, Jason King; and grandniece, Freya King.
Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 4, 2018) from Mentley Funeral Home Inc. 411 Rock City Street in Little Valley.
Funeral Services with Military Honors will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or American Heart Assoc.


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Visitation

Tuesday

4

Sep

3:00 PM 9/4/2018 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 9/4/2018 5:00:00 PM
Mentley Funeral Home - Little Valley

411 Rock City Street
Little Valley, NY 14755

Mentley Funeral Home - Little Valley
411 Rock City Street Little Valley 14755 NY
United States

funeral service

Tuesday

4

Sep

5:00 PM 9/4/2018 5:00:00 PM
Mentley Funeral Home - Little Valley

411 Rock City Street
Little Valley, NY 14755

Mentley Funeral Home - Little Valley
411 Rock City Street Little Valley 14755 NY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Holy Cross Cemetery - Ellicottville Final Resting Place

Route 242
Ellicottville, NY 14731

Route 242 Ellicottville 14731 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

American Heart Association

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