JOHNSONBURG - Dale Alan Ostrander, 52, of 129 Lincoln St., Kane, died unexpectedly Tuesday (May 15, 2012) at UPMC Hamot in Erie as a result of an accident outside Kane Community Hospital in Kane.
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He was born July 15, 1959, in Bradford, the son of Clendon and Evelyn Spegnardo Ostrander. On Oct. 7, 1994, he married Kristine E. Bowley, who survives.
He has resided in the Kane community since 1992. He graduated from Bradford Area High School in 1978 and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1982 following two years of study at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and two years at the University of Pittsburgh main campus. He was a member of St. Ann's Church, Wilcox.
He was a passionate Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres fan. He was employed by Kane Community Hospital as a respiratory therapist for 17 years, previously employed by APRIA Home Health Care of Bradford for 10 years.
In addition to his wife, Kristine, he is survived by a son, Mitchell Jin Ostrander, whom he adored; two brothers, Daniel Ostrander of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Blair Ostrander of Smethport; two sisters, Christine (John) Robare of Altamonte, Fla., and Christine Ostrander of Coudersport; a mother-in-law, Barbara Bowley of Wilcox; and a sister-in-law, Lisa (James) Martin of Ridgway.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends will be received from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home, 401 Chestnut St., Johnsonburg. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Church, Johnsonburg, with the Rev. David J. Wilson officiating. Interment will be in Wilcox Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Kane Community Hospital Cafeteria Fund.
Published in The Bradford Era from May 18 to May 31, 2012