David W. Orth

GOWANDA David W. Orth, 63, of Erie Avenue, Gowanda passed away Monday (June 9, 2014) at Lake Shore Hospital in Irving.

He was born August 8, 1950 in Gowanda, NY, the son of the late Arthur and Mary (Christy) Orth.

Mr. Orth is married to the former Laurie Schosek who survives.

He was employed for over 30 years with the Village of Gowanda and was a veteran having served in the US Navy.

Mr. Orth was a life member of the American Legion Post #409 in Gowanda, NY.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Jason (Beth) Schmitt of Collins, NY and 4 grandchildren, Jenna Schmitt, Shannon, Jamie and Josh Schiefer. Also surviving are a brother, Richard (Carol) Orth of Gowanda, NY and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by 3 brothers, James, Donald and Franklin Orth and a sister, Patty Tanner.

Friends may call at the Mentley Funeral Home Inc., 105 East Main Street in Gowanda, NY on Friday June 13, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday June 14, 2014 at 2 p.m. from the funeral home.

Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Gowanda Ambulance Service.