Wayne L. Finch

COLLINS CENTER – Wayne L. Finch, age 77, of Main Street passed away Monday March 11, 2013 at home.

Born Nov. 30, 1935 in Hamburg, NY the son of Arthur and Dorthy (Bauer) Finch.

Wayne was a U.S. Army Veteran, honorably serving from 1958-1960, He married the former Jean Klein August 5, 1961 in the Immaculate Conception RC Church in Eden; Jean survives. A self employed contractor/carpenter Wayne continued his business and believed keeping busy was his form of retirement. He enjoyed working in his garden, hunting and fishing. His work ethic did not allow for much free or down time.

Surviving, besides his wife of nearly 52 years, are 3 children: Michael D. Finch, Stephanie C. Finch and Wayne A. Finch; 4 grandchildren, Nicole and Mitchell Sion, Brittany and Wayne S. Finch; sister Mrs Herbert (Barbara) Centner.

Friends may call at the SCHINDLER FUNERAL HOME 44 Center St. Gowanda, NY (716)-532-4200 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday where funeral services with full military honors will be held on Fri-day March 15, 2013 AT 11 a.m. Interment to fol-low in the Collins Center Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Collins Center Vol. Fire Dept., P.O. Box 461, Collins Center, NY 14035.