Lockport Union-Sun & Journal Online

Obituaries

March 7, 2012

Melvin "Corky" Payne

BUFFALO — Melvin "Corky" Payne, of Newfane, husband of Helen Gunby Payne, entered into rest Wednesday, March 7, 2012 in Buffalo, NY. Melvin was born in Lockport, NY on July 6, 1930. Son of the late Walter and Henrietta Freck Payne. Melvin and Helen married on February 10, 1956. He worked at Simonds Saw in Lockport, NY. Melvin served in the Air Force from 1951-1953. He raised pigeons and was a member of the Lockport Pigeon Club. He loved to garden in the summer. Melvin and  Helen wintered in Florida for 25 years.

Father of Terry Payne of Newfane, NY. Brother of the late Kenny, Floyd, Chester, Walter, Elva and Lorraine.

Friends may call at the RUTLAND-CORWIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2670 Main St., Newfane, NY 14108, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9PM, where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11AM. Burial will be held at Wrights Corners Cemetery following the funeral services. Donations to American Diabetes Association, 315 Alberta Drive, Amherst, NY 14226.        Please visit www.rutland-corwin.com to send the family a condolence.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
Featured Ads
Community Events
Photos


Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Front page
AP Video
Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge US Supports Ukraine's Efforts to Calm Tensions Suspect in Kansas Shootings Faces Murder Charges Ukraine: Military Recaptures Eastern Airport Raw: Storm Topples RVs Near Miss. Gulf Coast NASA Showcases Lunar Eclipse Pistorius Cries During Final Cross-Examination The Boston Marathon Bombing: One Year Later Michael Phelps Set to Come Out of Retirement First Women Move to Army Platoon Artillery Jobs Sex Offenders Charged in Serial Killings Police: Woman Stored Dead Babies in Garage OC Serial Murder Suspects May Have More Victims Family: 2 Shot in Head at Kan. Jewish Center Raw: Horse Jumping Inspires 'Bunny Hop' After Attack, Officials Kill 5 Bears in Florida Popular Science Honors Year's Top Inventions ND Oil Boom Attracting Drug Traffickers
Seasonal Content
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge US Supports Ukraine's Efforts to Calm Tensions Suspect in Kansas Shootings Faces Murder Charges Ukraine: Military Recaptures Eastern Airport Raw: Storm Topples RVs Near Miss. Gulf Coast NASA Showcases Lunar Eclipse Pistorius Cries During Final Cross-Examination The Boston Marathon Bombing: One Year Later Michael Phelps Set to Come Out of Retirement First Women Move to Army Platoon Artillery Jobs Sex Offenders Charged in Serial Killings Police: Woman Stored Dead Babies in Garage OC Serial Murder Suspects May Have More Victims Family: 2 Shot in Head at Kan. Jewish Center Raw: Horse Jumping Inspires 'Bunny Hop' After Attack, Officials Kill 5 Bears in Florida Popular Science Honors Year's Top Inventions ND Oil Boom Attracting Drug Traffickers
Seasonal Content
Helium debate
Helium
Section Teases

Seasonal Content
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.