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Ray L. Poland

March 8, 1932 February 12, 2019
Ray L. Poland
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Obituary for Ray L. Poland

Collins, NY - Ray L. Poland, 86, of Collins, NY passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Hospice Buffalo. He was born on March 8, 1932 in Rio, WV, son of the late Virgil and Irvil (Lupton) Poland. He married the former Bobbie Lou Farley who survives. Mr. Poland was a US Navy Veteran having served in the Korean War and was retired from American Tote in Maryland where he was an electrician installer for many years. He was a lifetime member of the VFW and American Legion as well as the Order of Elks and the Fraternal Order of Eagles, both located in Florida. Mr. Poland was also an avid hunter.
Besides his loving wife of 63 years, Mr. Poland is survived by two sons; Ray Lee Poland of Gowanda, NY, and Thomas (Denise) Poland of Florida. He is also survived by a daughter, Cindy (Jerry) Pierce of Collins, NY. Also surviving are two daughter-in-law's, Debbie Poland and Kathy Poland, and seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Mr. Poland is predeceased by a son, George Poland and two brothers, Vergil Poland and Ralph Poland.
Friends may call on Friday, February 15, 2019 from 4-7 PM at Mentley Funeral Home Inc., 105 East Main St. Gowanda. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 11 AM from the funeral home.
Burial with full military honors will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.


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Visitation

Friday

15

Feb

4:00 PM 2/15/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/15/2019 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

funeral service

Saturday

16

Feb

11:00 AM 2/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mentley Funeral Home - Gowanda

105 E. Main Street
Gowanda, NY  14070

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

Cemetery Details

Location

Pine Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cemetery Hill Rd.
Gowanda, NY 14070

Cemetery Hill Rd. Gowanda 14070 NY
United States
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