James F. "Squid" McAninch, Sr. of the Tuscarora Nation, passed away on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, in the Buffalo General Medical Center. He was born in Canton, OH, on September 22, 1970, a son of the late Herbert and Anne [Ferguson] McAninch.
Jamie graduated from Niagara Wheatfield and has been employed as the facility manager with Smokin' Joes for the past 20 years.
He is survived by his wife of 22 years Connie [Rickard] McAninch, his children James, Jr., Jordan, Jewel McAninch and Kayla Rickard and Shawna Jacobs, six grandchildren Marcel "Jet" Wilson, Sterling, Scarlet and David Spencer, Jr., Maylee and Mara Rickard and was the brother of Rob, Tim, Fred and Debbie, also survived by many nieces and nephews.
His family will be present on Sunday from 2-4 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 5893 Hoover Road, SANBORN, NY.
Funeral services will be held on Monday at 1:00 PM at the Tuscarora Indian Mission, 5035 Walmore Road, Sanborn, NY, with Rev. Donald A. Robinson, Jr. officiating.
Due to current regulations, social distancing and facial coverings are required.
Interment in Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Visit www.rhoneyfuneralhome.com, for guest register.
To send flowers to James F. "Squid" McAninch's family, please visit our floral store.