John Clayton Possehl (1927 - 2012)

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Biography

Birth

Death

at Heritage Village Rehab and Skilled Nursing,
Gerry, NY, Chautauqua County, New York

Burial / Funeral

Holy Cross Cemetery,
Jamestown, Chautauqua County, NY

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Last Known Residence

Jamestown, Chautauqua County, New York

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Education

Hutch-Tech High School, Buffalo, New York

Professions

Stationary Engineer

Military Service

U.S. Army 1946 - 1947, U.S. Air Force 1950 - 1951

Middle name

Clayton

Surnames

Ethnicity

Irish, Scottish, German

Nationality

United States

Religion

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Gender

Male

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Obituary

John C. Possehl
July 25, 2012
The Post-Journal
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John C. Possehl, 84, of 210 Buffalo St., died Monday, July 23, 2012, in Heritage Village Rehab and Skilled Nursing.

A native of Buffalo, N.Y., he was born Oct. 21, 1927, the son of Norman Possehl and Betty Clayton Possehl Putnam.

He was a graduate of Hutch-Tech High School, Buffalo.

His service in the military included the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1947 and the U.S. Air Force from 1950 to 1951.

Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Buffalo General Hospital as a stationary engineer.

He was a member of the American Legion and International Union of Operating Engineers.

Surviving are his wife, the former Marjorie Crespy, whom he married Sept. 14, 1974; four children: Elizabeth Purcell of Sacramento, Calif., David Possehl and Diana Possehl, both of Fredonia, and Susan Possehl of Newark, N.Y.; and his kitty, Phantom.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A brief memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Gerald A. Haglund will officiate.

Friends will be received for one our prior to the service in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, Heart Gifts Processing Center, P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220.

You may light a candle in remembrance of John at [external link].

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