Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Edward D. Hassall, age 91, of Gasport, entered into rest on Monday, October 8, 2012, at Kenmore Mercy Hospital. Born January 7, 1921 in Gerry, NY, he was the son of the late Arthur Hassall of New Zealand and the late Jennie (Bignall) Hassall of Wisconsin.
Edward served his country in the US Air Force from 1942 until 1945. He married Lois O. Wagner November 25, 1958 in Johnson Creek. Mrs. Hassall died September 26, 2008. Edward worked at Harrison Radiator in Lockport as a machine repairman, retiring in 1980. He was a member of the Covenant United Church of Christ, Gasport Masonic Lodge #787, Gasport Jet Setters, American Legion, Niagara County Historical Society and the Royalton Historical Society. He enjoyed going for walks, playing cards and his social groups. He worked for many years at the Fly In Pancake Breakfast in Royalton.
Surviving Edward are his children, Paul G. Hassall of Tonawanda; Kathy Tilbe of Lockport; Linda (David) Leighton of Wilson; L. Dale Merlin of Lockport; and Leslie (Rosemarie) Olmstead of Lyndonville. He is also survived by 17 grandchildren and several great and great-great-grandchildren. Brother of the late Walter Hassall and Hilda Hassall.
Family and friends are invited to attend visitation at the Sherrie-Bream Funeral Home, 4521 Main Street, Gasport, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2012, from Covenant United Church of Christ, 4449 Gasport Road, Gasport, NY, at 11:00 AM. Interment will be in Hartland Central Cemetery, Gasport, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to The American Cancer Society or to Covenant United Church of Christ.
Please sign guest register at www.sherriebreamfuneralhome.com.