Elmer R. "Dick" Dye passed away on Saturday June 17, 2017. Born in Soldier,
Pa., on November21, 1932, he was the son of the late Urald and Della Stuchil
Dye. Dick served in the US Army from 1953 until1955 and worked in production at
Harrison Radiator for 32 years, retiring in1988. He was a member of St. Mary's
RC Church in Lockport and now All Saints RC Parish, the St. Vincent DePaul
Society at St. Mary's Church, the UAW and the Terry's Corners Fire Company for 50
yrs., and was a member of the Firemen Exempts'. Dick was a super papa attending
all his grandchildren's activities, sports and occasionally standing in for
father daughter dances. He enjoyed the outdoors working in his yard and garden
on Chestnut Ridge Road in Lockport, an avid sports fan and listening to music,
Dick is survived by his wife of 62 years, Caroline Jancetic Dye; father of
Richard (Linda) Dye, Donna (David) Dye-Sholk, Debra Dye, Jonathan (Amy) Dye and
Beth Dye. Grandfather of Airelle, Jessica, Bethaney, Nicholas, Jenna, Alexandra.
Anna, MacKenzie, Joshua, Alexis and Megan. Dick was the brother of Pearl
Johnston, Donna(Merle) Rouser, Lynn Kirsch, Eileen Trout, Margaret (Walter)
Makin, and the late John, Robert, William, James, Peter, Helen and Betty. He is
also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Tuesday June 20th, 4-8 PM in Prudden and Kandt Funeral
Home, 242 Genesee Street, Lockport. A mass of Christian Burial will be
celebrated on Wednesday June 21st at 11 AM in All Saints RC Parish, 76
Church Street, Lockport. Interment will be in Good Shepherd Cemetery, Pendleton,
NY. Memorials to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094, would
be appreciated by the family. Online condolences atwww.pruddenandkandt.com.