Wayne E. Farner

GOWANDA — Wayne E. Farner, 66, of Dunkirk, NY, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016 at the Gowanda Nursing Home.

He was born May 19, 1950 in Springville, NY, the son of the late Earl and Lucille (Witt) Farner.

Mr. Farner worked at the Gowanda Psychiatric Center in the office from 1968 until his retirement in 2005. He was a Life Member of the Pine Valley Rod and Gun Club and a member of the NRA. He was an avid outdoorsman.

He is survived by his daughter, Beth Burns of Albion, NY; and two grandchildren, Jeffery and Erica. Also surviving are two brothers, Gary (Melodie) Farner of Gowanda, NY and Mike (Julie) Farner of Leon, NY; and three sisters, Debbie (Bill) Mansfield of Gowanda, NY, Jacqueline (David) Deyo of Aledo, TX and Sandy Farner of Syracuse, NY; along with several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a sister, Donna Casaneda.

Friends may call at the Mentley Funeral Home Inc., 105 East Main Street in Gowanda, NY on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 from 4-7 p.m., from where Funeral Services will be held at 7 p.m. the same day.

Burial in Parklawn Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Association.