Dale A. Buel, 70, of Gowanda, NY passed away unexpectedly Thursday (April 17, 2014) at the Select Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana.
He was born on Aug. 26, 1943 in Silver Creek, NY, the son of the late Donald and Bernice (Mazur) Buel.
A graduate of North Collins High School Class of 1960, Dale served with the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged on Feb. 7, 1966. He retired from the Collins Correctional Facility as a correc-tions officer.
An avid sports fan, Dale's favorite teams were the Buffalo Bills and the Arizona Diamondbacks. He was a member of the Gowanda Moose Club.
Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Buel and Melissa (David) Joseph and a son, David Buel, all of Scottsdale, Ariz.; a brother, Donald (Sue) Buel of South Carolina; and three grandchildren, Ella, Remington and Lilly Joseph, all of Scottsdale.
Friends may call on Sa-turday, April 26, 2014 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave., Silver Creek, NY. Burial will be private in Glenwood Cemetery. Log in to www.holeparkerfc.com to sent the Buel family a mes-sage of condolence.