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December 19, 2013

James W. Ziegler

NORTH TONAWANDA —

James W. Ziegler, of North Tonawanda, NY, passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2013, at his home under the care of his family and Niagara Hospice. He was born in Murphysboro, IL on June 24, 1939, the son of the late Dorotha (late Herbert) (Strothmann) Eggert and Frederick Ziegler.
Mr. Ziegler moved to the area as a child with his family and has lived in North Tonawanda for the past 50 years. He was a millwright with A.E. Gobert Lumber Company in North Tonawanda for over 40 years, before retiring in 1999.  Mr. Ziegler was an active member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church and loved to sing in the church choir. He was an avid sportsman, enjoyed woodworking, was a member of the NWAA Football chain crew and was a Buffalo Bills and Sabres fan.
Mr. Ziegler in survived by his wife of 54 years, Carol A. (Myers) Ziegler; two sons, Mark (Krista) Ziegler of Sanborn, NY and David (Tammy) Ziegler of Greenville, SC; five grandchildren, Melissa, Michael, Amy, Scott, Brittany; one great-granddaughter, Catelyn; three sisters, Carolyn (late John) Hane, Joyce (late Douglas) Penwright and Audrey (late Thomas) Jackson. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Donald Ziegler, William and Thomas Eggert and Geraldine Moran.
Due to inclement weather, calling hours have been rescheduled for Monday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 5893 Hoover Road, SANBORN, NY. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 10:00 AM at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 1135 Oliver Street, North Tonawanda, NY, with the Rev. Keith A. Knupp officiating. Memorials may be made in his name to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094. Interment in Acacia Park Cemetery, Town of Pendleton, NY.
Visit www.rhoneyfuneralhome.com for guest register.

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