Edward William Salhoff

Edward William Salhoff, formerly of Fredonia and Allegany, NY, passed on April 3, 2014 in Venice, Florida.

Born in Dunkirk, NY on April 24, 1923, he was the son of the late Harold N. and Jetta Sharp Salhoff.

He was predeceased by his wife of 38 years, JoAnn Cash Salhoff, and brothers Harold N. Salhoff, Jr., Paul Salhoff and David Salhoff.

Mr. Salhoff graduated in 1940 from Fredonia High School. He was a cook in the US Army with a rank of Tech 4 in the 295th Quartermaster Corps attached to General Patton’s Third Army in WWII. He received the Diplome from the French Minister of Defense for service in France. He was employed by Loblaw, Inc. as a store manager, supervisor and district manager for 38 years. He was retail coordinator for nine years for Olean Wholesale Corporation. Since his retirement, he worked for Cook’s Sportland in Venice, Florida for 12 years.

He was a member of Showers United Methodist Church in Olean, NY where he served as co-treasurer with his wife for 18 years and also sang in the choir. He was also a member of Venice United Church of Christ in Venice, Florida and was active in the choir. He was a member of The NoVel American Legion 159 in Venice, Florida. He was a former member of Forest Lodge 166 in Fredonia, NY and Grotto in Dunkirk, NY, and the NY State Civil Air Patrol.

Surviving are a sister, Betty Dimaggio of South Carolina, three sons, L. William Salhoff, Gregory (Shannon) Salhoff, James (Diane) Salhoff and daughter Jan Salhoff all of Venice, Florida and grand-daughter Danielle Wolcott, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may call Friday, April 25, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Larson-Timko Funeral Home, 20 Central Ave., Fredonia, NY, where a Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. The Rev. Bryan Garrett will officiate. Burial will be in Willowbrook Park Cemetery, Dunkirk, NY., where Military Honors will take place. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Honorflight.org/donate or National World War II Museum. Online condolences may be made at larsontimkofuneralhome.com. Arrangements by David J. Dengler, 679-9000.