Larry R. Wilson
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CANEADEA - Larry R. Wilson, 65, of 9703 State Route 19, Caneadea, passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday (Sept. 11, 2017).

Born on Oct. 11, 1951, in Hume, he was a son of Richard J. and Jean E. Thomas Wilson.

Larry was a graduate of Fillmore Central School, Class of '69, and later received his bachelor's degree in education from Houghton College and his masters degree from St. Bonaventure University.

He was a member of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Fillmore.

Larry was a history teacher at Angelica, Friendship and last, at Whitesville Central School, where he retired.
He was an avid collector of antiques and an avid bird-watcher.

He is survived by two brothers, Stephen Wilson of Jackson, Mo., and Jay (Roseanna) Wilson of Belfast; several nieces and nephews; and his close friends, Eli Miller, William R. Stalker and Scott Warren.

He was predeceased by his parents; a nephew, Michael Wilson; and a sister-in-law, Marci Wilson.

There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 16, 2017) in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Houghton. The Rev. Dennis J.J. Mancuso will officiate.

Memorials may be made to St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, PO Box 198, Fillmore, NY, 14735.

Online expressions of sympathy may be sent at

Arrangements are under direction of the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., Cuba.

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Published in Olean Times Herald on Sep. 14, 2017.
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September 24, 2017
I was so sad to hear of Larry's death. I taught in the room next to his in Angelica for many years and considered him a good friend and colleague. His intellect and sharp wit always made me smile .
Michele Marinera
September 17, 2017
I was shocked to learn of Larry's passing. I worked with him in Allegany Co. government. we had many laughs and conversations and I will Miss him dearly as a wonderful friend.Condolence to his family.
Patti Regan-Pickup
September 14, 2017
I had the pleasure of teaching with Larry for several years.He was a true gentleman; he was caring, kind, and thoughtful, and had a wonderful sense of humor. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Sheryl Raiff Hoopes
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