ROCHESTER - Gary W. Burrell, 71, formerly of Ellicottville, passed away Thursday (April 30, 2014) at Hildebrandt Hospice Center in Rochester.
He was born Oct. 20, 1942, in Salamanca, the son of the late Ainsworth Burrell and Dorris Hunter Burrell Killingsworth. Mr. Burrell is married to the former Jeanette Chapman, who survives.
He was employed at Eastman Chemical in Rochester for 33 years until his retirement.
Besides his wife of 50 years, he is survived by a daughter, Nancy (Jerome) Reger; a brother-in-law, David (Donna) Chapman; a nephew, Darcy; a half-sister, Brenda Murphy; an aunt, Ida Cooley; and many cousins and friends.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the O'Rourke Funeral Home, 411 Rock City St., Little Valley. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday (May 3, 2014) at St. John's Episcopal Church, Ellicottville. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Ellicottville.
Memorials may be made to Hildebradt Hospice Center, 2652 Ridgeway Ave., Rochester, NY 14626.