ERICSON - Carl H. Of Getzville, January 23, 2014, age 94; beloved husband of Jean H. Ericson; son of the late Charles and Anita Ericson; brother of the late Anita Williams; father of Bruce A. (Lisa Burton) Ericson, San Francisco, and Paul C. (Rosemarie Benz) Ericson, Fairport; devoted grandfather of Lara, John and Whitney Ericson; brother-in-law of Chester Seymour and the late Dorothy; uncle of Wendy (Thomas Quinn) Seymour, Peter (Lisa), Dwight (Kelly), and David (Kristy) Seymour. Retired president, George Herman & Associates, general contractors. Former chair, Buffalo chapter, SCORE. Former president, Central Park Methodist Men's Club. Former member, Buffalo Yacht Club, Rotary Club
of Buffalo, Buffalo Astronomical Association, Sitzmarker Ski Club. Avid ham radio operator (K2QV, formerly W2PPL and W8NWH); 75-year member of ARRL; avid skier, sailor, golfer, organist, photographer and painter. Native of Riverside; resided 56 years in Snyder. Graduate of P.S. 65 (1932), Seneca Vocational High School (1936) and Syracuse University (BSEE, Tau Beta Pi, 1948). Awarded Navy "E" pin for his work rebuilding battleships at Pearl Harbor after December 7, 1941; served in U.S. Army Air Force, 1944-45. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations to Buffalo City Mission encouraged. Memorial service at the convenience of the family. No prior calling.