Joseph “Ray” Stadler

SPRINGVILLE — Ray Stadler of Gowanda Zoar Rd. Passed away Monday March 27, 2017 at home. Ray was 71 years old.

Joseph R. Stadler was born in the former Rienhart Hospital in Silver Creek September 17, 1945 the son of Joseph and Mildred (Wertzer) Stadler.

Ray retired from the I.U.E.C. Local 14 out of Buffalo, his elevator union took him all over the eastern coast.

Ray was the past Governor of the Angola Moose #1316, he and his wife attended the Eden United Methodist Church, memberships include the Gowanda Moose #1382, the WWII Club, Eden 39’ers, A.B.A.T.E., Ray enjoyed motorcycles and was an avid outdoorsmen, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping.

Survivors include his wife Donna Bylbie of 43 years, 3 children; Karen (Patrick) Konderick of Angola, Dawn Wertz of Breinigsvle, Pa and Virginia “Ginny” (Howard) Maltbie of Gowanda. Grandchildren; Christopher, Daniel, Jessica, Cindy, Dakota and James a great grand child Jayce, a sister Joan Barone of Grand Island along with several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Rays life will be held Sunday April 23, 2017 at 2pm from the Gowanda Moose Lodge 201 Aldrich St. Gowanda.

Arrangements by the SCHINDLER FUNERAL HOME 44 Center St. Gowanda (716)-532-4200.