GELEN - Edward J. Age 83, a Buffalo native and graduate of St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute and Canisius College, died July 25, 2013 at home in Allegany. A thirty year owner of the Ford Motors Dealership in Salamanca. Survived by wife Patricia Loftus, five children Mary (Chris) Domes of Manitowoc, WI, Kathleen (William) McKee of Rochester, Michael (Ellen) Gelen of Buffalo, James (Denyiel) Gelen of Allegany, Carol (Nicholas) Skudlarek of Olean; nine grandchildren; sister Eileen Schiesel of Albany; brother-in-law Michael (Arielle) Loftus of Little Valley, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sister Jean Hartwig. Visitation Friday 6-8 PM at CASEY, HALWIG & HARTLE FUNERAL HOME, Olean. Memorial Mass Saturday Aug. 3 at 10 AM in St. Bonaventure Church, Allegany. Memorials to donor's choice. View complete obituary at oleanfuneralhome.com
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Casey Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home
3128 Nys Route 417 W
Olean, NY 14760
Published in the Buffalo News on July 27, 2013