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Richard S. "Bud" VanDuser

1934 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Richard S. "Bud" VanDuser Obituary
ALMOND - Richard S "Bud" VanDuser, 79, of 30 Main St., passed away suddenly Sunday (June 1, 2014) at St James Mercy Hospital.

Born in North Hornell, July 24, 1934, the son of Howard and Bernice (Townsend) VanDuser, he was a lifelong area resident. Bud was retired from Buffalo Crushed Stone in Alfred, holding many positions, including mechanic, welder, and supervisor. He was a member of the Almond Fire and Ambulance and a former member of the Hornell Eagles, and Hornell Moose Lodge.

Bud enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and being outdoors.

He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Jeanine Watson VanDuser, whom he married Aug. 31, 1957, and was predeceased by in 1991. He is also predeceased by his sister Alberta Lewis; and his brother Paul Binder.

He is survived by three daughters, Monica (Dale) Montgomery of North Carolina, Debbie (Eric) Smith of Virginia, and Teeka (Michael) Sherman of West Almond; two sons, Terry (Sherry) VanDuser of Hornell, and Richard VanDuser of Hornell; his dear close friend and caretaker, Rose Acor of Almond; two sisters, Nancy Griffin of Almond, and Doris Mullen of Almond; two brothers, Donald (Bonnie) VanDuser of Florida, and Kenneth VanDuser of Almond; 22 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

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A graveside service will be held at Maplewood Cemetery in Alfred Station.

Friends may make memorial contributions to the Almond Fire Department.
Published in Hornell Evening Tribune on June 3, 2014
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