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Leslie "Les" L. Curtis, Jr.

October 15, 1932 ~ July 16, 2022 (age 89)


Leslie L. "Les" Curtis, Jr.

Of the Town of Wheatfield, NY, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022, in Buffalo General Medical Center.  Leslie was born in Belfast, ME on October 15, 1932, a son of the late Leslie L. and  Doris [Hill] Curtis, Sr.

He graduated from Crosby High School in 1951.   Mr. Curtis served in the US Army during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1954.

He was employed with the Vanadium Corp. for 3 years before becoming a chemical operator with Olin Chemical Co. for over 34 years,  retiring in 1992.

Mr. Curtis enjoyed camping, visiting National and State Parks, hiking, canoeing, skiing, walking, golfing and wintering in Florida.

He was the husband of the late Jeanette [Young] Curtis, who passed  in 1966.  

Mr. Curtis is survived by his wife Priscilla J. [George] Curtis, his children Vance (Dee) Curtis and Valerie (late Michael) Occhipinti-Gurnett, two grandsons Michael and Marcus Occhipinti, a brother Larry (Sharon) Curtis, his sister-in-law Louise Curtis, also many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Curtis was the brother of the late Morris Curtis.

His family will be present on Wednesday from 3-7 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 5893 Hoover Road, Sanborn, NY.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 AM at The Bridge Assembly of God Church, 9750 Niagara Falls Blvd., Niagara Falls, NY.

Flowers are gratefully declined.

Interment with Military Honors in  Acacia Park Cemetery.

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July 20, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rhoney Funeral Home, Inc.
5893 Hoover Road
Sanborn, NY 14132-9215

Funeral Service
July 21, 2022

11:00 AM
Bridge Assembly of God Church
9750 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Niagara Falls, NY 14304

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