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Neil I Pokelwaldt

March 22, 1929 ~ February 1, 2020 (age 90)


Neil I. Pokelwaldt of Sanborn, NY, passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020, in the Newfane Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.   He was born in Niagara Falls, NY on March 22, 1929, a son of the late Irving and Eleanor [Wendt] Pokelwaldt.

Mr. Pokelwaldt graduated from Trott Vocational High School.

He was a plant security guard at the East Delevan Chevrolet Engine Plant for over 20 years before retiring and operated his own farm.

Mr. Pokelwaldt was an Exempt Member of the Sanborn Fire Company and  avid sportsman.

He was the husband of the late Helen A. [Wilcox] Pokelwaldt .

Mr. Pokelwaldt is survived by three daughters Deborah A. (late Patrick) Barry, Linda Pokelwaldt and Sharon R.(Neil) Harvey, nine grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He was the father of the late Wesley Pokelwaldt and Neil Pokelwaldt, Jr., grandfather of the late Dean Barry,  brother of the late Jean (Ronald) Coleman and Ruth (Robert) Wray.

His family will be present on Tuesday from 4-8 PM  at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 5893 Hoover Road, SANBORN, NY.

Private inurnment will be in North Ridge Cemetery, Town of Cambria, NY.


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February 4, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rhoney Funeral Home, Inc.
5893 Hoover Road
Sanborn, NY 14132-9215

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