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Edmund C. Sheliga, of the Town of Wheatfield, NY, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019, in Elderwood at Wheatfield. He was born in Buffalo, NY on October 21, 1922, the son of the late Frank and Caroline [Ogrodnik] Szeliga.
Mr. Sheliga served with the US Army during World War II in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater.
He was an instrumentation technician at Bell Aircraft, Sylvania, and Mennen-Greatbatch.
Mr. Sheliga was the husband of the late Ruth [Parkin] Sheliga, who passed away in 2006. He is survived by three sons Jeffrey (Marcia), Carl (Eileen), Donald (Linda) Sheliga; five grandchildren Jeanette, Brandi, Kristi, Thomas, and Neil; also several nieces and nephews. Mr. Sheliga was the brother of the late John and Frank Szeliga, and Dorothy (Szeliga) Burkhardt.
Mr. Sheliga was a 50-year member at both the Adams Fire Company in Wheatfield and Delaware Hose Company in Tonawanda.
He was a member of the Wheatfield Seniors and enjoyed woodworking, doing crafts with his wife, playing cards, and spending time with his granddaughter Jeanette.
His family will be present on Friday, June 21, 2019 from 4-8 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 5893 Hoover Road, SANBORN, NY, where funeral services will be held on Saturday on 9:00 AM, with the Rev. James R. Bastian officiating.
Members from Adams Fire Company will conduct a memorial service Friday at 7 PM.
Inurnment with Military Honors in Acacia Park Cemetery, Town of Pendleton, NY.
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