William J. Stronner

GOWANDA – William J. Stronner, 66, of Broadway Road, Gowanda, NY passed away Monday (March 5, 2013) at his home.

He was born March 8, 1946 in Gowanda, the son of the late Ralph H. and Vera M. (Bowers) Stronner.

On May 26, 1973, he married the former Catherine Dallas, who survives.

Mr. Stronner was a part-time chief of police with the Cattaraugus Police Department. He also was a patrolman for the Gowanda Police Department for over 20 years.

Mr. Stronner was an avid deer hunter.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Ralph (Heather) Stronner of Cassadaga, NY; a sister, Sharon (William) Weber of South Dayton, NY; and several nieces and nephews.

Private family services will be held. Burial in East Hill Cemetery in Otto, NY. Memorials may be made to Homecare and Hospice or American Cancer Society. Arrangements are under the direction of Mentley Funeral Home Inc., 105 East Main Street in Gowanda, NY.