Arthur E. Hahn

FORESTVILLE – Arthur E. Hahn, 76, of Hopper Road, Forestville, died Thursday, March 14th, at TLC/HN-Lake Shore Hospital, Irving, following a lengthy illness. He was born in Buffalo on August 18, 1936, the son of the late Fredrick and Berle (Valentine) Hahn.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1954-1957 and received the National Defense Service Medal. Mr. Hahn worked as a Highway Equipment Operator for the New York State Dept. of Transportation in Fredonia for 32 years, retiring in 1991. He was a member of Hanover Fish & Game Club and formerly taught leather craft for 4-H. Mr. Hahn enjoyed leather craft, repairing machinery, farming & trap shooting.

Survivors include two sons, Ross Hahn, of Cape Coral, FL and Scott (Brandy Coon-Hahn) Hahn, of Forestville, a brother, Douglas (Judith) Hahn, of Forestville and a sister, Doris Hahn, of Orchard Park. Also surviving are several nieces & nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his wife Patricia (Sternisha) Hahn, whom he married on April 8, 1961 and who died March 17, 1992.

There will be no visitation observed. Memorial Services will be held from Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville, Monday morning at 11 o’clock, with Rev. Bruce M. Ellis, pastor of the Forestville Wesleyan Church, officiating. Military Services will follow.

The family suggests memorial donations may be made either to the SPCA, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701 or to the Forestville Fire Dept. Emergency & Rescue Squad, Chestnut Street, Forestville, NY 14062. To post condolences go to