M. Anita Oyler(1924 - 2014)

KILL BUCK - M. Anita Oyler, 90, died Thursday (May 1, 2014) at Absolut Care of Salamanca.

Born Jan. 23, 1924, in Salamanca, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Harriet Rau King. She was married June 25, 1949, to Mr. Charles Oyler, who survives.

Mrs. Oyler was a graduate of the University of Buffalo, class of 1945.

She was employed as a physical education teacher at Salamanca Central School, retiring in 1982. Previously, she taught in Warsaw and Portville. She started the girls' sports programs and coached basketball, volleyball, softball and cheerleading. She was inducted into the Cattaraugus County Sports Hall of Fame.

Mrs. Oyler was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish and the former St. Patrick's Church.

Surviving are four sons, Douglas Oyler of Great Valley, Charles (Mary Kay) Oyler and Timothy (Lora) Oyler, both of Little Valley, and Michael Oyler of Kill Buck; a grandson, Drew Oyler of Little Valley; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Thomas King and Paul King.

There will be no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday (May 5, 2014) at Our Lady of Peace Parish, with the Rev. Patrick Melfi, pastor, as celebrant. Burial will be in Green Cemetery, Great Valley.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River St., Salamanca.

E-condolences may be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com or posted to www.facebook.com/onofh.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Salamanca Public Library.

Funeral Home

O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc Funeral Home
25 River Street Salamanca, NY 14779
(716) 945-4760

Published in The Olean Times Herald on May 3, 2014