Elwin E. Joslyn

Elwin E. Joslyn entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior on Wednesday April 3, 2019 with his loving family by his side. Born on February 25, 1934, he was the son of the  late Cedric and Marjorie (Everett) Joslyn.

 

He graduated from Albion High School and Alfred State College.  A 32 year employee of Harrison Radiator Division of GM, he proudly served our country in the Navy for eight years during the Korean War.

 

In addition to being a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, he enjoyed the outdoors and spending time at the family cabin. He was active in boy scouts where he attained the rank of eagle scout and later served as scoutmaster along with various leadership positions within the Lewiston Trail Council. He was an active member of Christ Community Church (former first Baptist Church). His family was the center of his life and he enjoyed any activity that included them.

 

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Aneita (Gardner) Joslyn. His sons Jeffrey Joslyn and Stephen (Kelly) Joslyn. Grandchildren Alisha (Tyler) Swob, Hannah Joslyn (Nathan Godson), Emily Joslyn (Justin Carlson), Blake (Amanda) Boyer and Robert James Bucolo.  Great-grandchildren Lawson Swob and Jocelyn Boyer.  Also survived by one brother Donald (Maralyn) Joslyn and many cherished nieces, nephews, sister in-laws and brother in-laws.

 

He was predeceased by an infant daughter Christine Renee Joslyn.

 

Friends may call Sunday April 7, 2019 from 2-5 pm at Prudden & Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee Street, Lockport NY.  A celebration of life service will be held on Monday April 8, 2019 at  11 am at Christ Community Church 140 Genesee Street, Lockport NY.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lockport Care Net Pregnancy Center, 229 East Avenue, Lockport NY 14094 or Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094