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Edmund S. Mende Sr.

September 5, 1927 September 13, 2018
Edmund S. Mende Sr.
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Obituary for Edmund S. Mende Sr.

Gowanda, NY - Edmund S. Mende Sr. 91, of Gowanda, NY passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Orchard Heights in Orchard Park, NY.
  He was born September 5, 1927 in Kingston, PA. The son of the late Conrad and Felicia
On October 13, 1956 he married the former Judith Gominiak who predeceased him on October
20, 2002.
  Mr. Mende was a WWII Veteran having served in the US Navy and he also was a Korean War Veteran having served in the US Army.
  He had been employed with Bell Areospace working at White Sands Proving Grounds, New
Mexico, following that he worked at Bethlehem Steel as a Electical Engineer for 32 years before
his retirement.
  Mr. Mende was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and an active
member of St. Joseph's RC Church in Gowanda, Lifetime member of the Gowanda American
Legion Post #409, Gowanda VFW Post #5007, Slovenian Club and the Gowanda Moose. He
also enjoyed flying his plane, working with electronics, scuba diving and was dedicated to
Veterans’ causes.
  He is survived by Mary Anne (Gary) Nagle of Webster, NY, Edmund (Kim) Mende Jr. of
Traverse City, MI, William Mende of Interlocken, MI, and Thomas (Gertie) Mende of
Middletown, MD, and Carolyn (Robert) Rebmann of Collins, NY and 10 grandchildren and 11
great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a sister Frances Dubaj.
Friends may call on Sunday September 16 from 4-7pm at Mentley Funeral Home Inc. 105 East Main Street in Gowanda, NY.                                                                                                A Mass of Christian Burial with full Military Honors will be celebrated on Monday, September
17 at 11am at St. Joseph's RC Church. Rev. Fr. Dan Walsh Celebrant. Internment to follow in The Holy Cross Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph's RC Church of Gowanda or Heart of the

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4:00 PM 9/16/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/16/2018 7:00:00 PM
Mentley Funeral Home - Gowanda

105 E. Main Street
Gowanda, NY  14070

Mentley Funeral Home - Gowanda
105 E. Main Street Gowanda 14070 NY 
United States

mass of christian burial




11:00 AM 9/17/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Joseph's RC Church

26 Erie Ave.
Gowanda, NY 14070

St. Joseph's RC Church
26 Erie Ave. Gowanda 14070 NY
United States

Cemetery Details


Holy Cross Cemetery - Gowanda Final Resting Place

Cemetery Hill Road
Gowanda, NY 14070

Cemetery Hill Road Gowanda 14070 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Heart of the Nation

St. Joseph's RC Church

26 Erie Ave.
Gowanda, NY 14070

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