Simon Acosta

Simon Acosta, 82, of Dunkirk, NY died at his home on Friday, May 16, 2014 with his family at his side.

He was born June 1, 1931 in Hormigueros, Puerto Rico, the son of the late Monserrate Ortiz and Norberta Acosta.

Simon worked and retired from Dunkirk Radia-

tor. He was a member of the Assembly of Christian Churches in Dunkirk.

He was an avid reader, who studied the Bible. Simon enjoyed listening to music. He also played the guitar and the accordion.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Sara Marchany-Acosta, two sons, Louis Acosta of Brocton, NY and Billy Joe (Nancy) Acosta of Fort Myers, two sisters, America Acosta of Texas, Maria (Fidel) Martinez of Hormigueros, Puerto Rico, four grandchildren and one grandson.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers and a sister.

Friends may call at the Assembly of Christian Churches, 316 Eagle St., Dunkirk, NY on Monday, May 19, 2014 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m., where a funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

Arrangements by David J. Dengler, Larson-Timko Funeral Home, Fredonia 679-9000.