Tonawanda News


June 9, 2014

Douglas L. Oliver

TONAWANDA — Douglas L. Oliver, age 57, of Tonawanda, died Sunday, June 8, 2014, after a brief illness. Born in Niagara Falls, he was the son of the late William and Helen (nee Nowak) Oliver and had been a lifelong resident of Tonawanda. A member of St. John Lutheran Church in North Tonawanda, he was employed at Washington Mills in Niagara Falls before retiring due to illness.

He is survived by his daughter, Madison Oliver; three brothers, James (Cheryl) Oliver, William (Lynn) Oliver and Robert (Anna) Oliver; two sisters, Jean Marie (Lance) Fadden and Charla L. Bodie; and three step-children, Jessica (Cory) Theal, Michael Hartman and Josh Hartman. Also surviving are many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends may call today (Wednesday), from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 37 Adam Street at Seymour, Tonawanda. Funeral services will be held at 10 AM Thursday at St. John Lutheran Church, 6950 Ward Road at Niagara Falls Blvd., Wheatfield. Friends invited. If desired, memorials to Hospice Buffalo are preferred by the family.

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