William L. Burdsall, Sr.

Jan. 24, 1928 - June 5, 2017



     Friday, June 9, 2017
     6:00 - 8:00 P.M..


     Saturday, June 10, 2017
     10:00 - 11:00 A.M.

     Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home
     & Memorial Service, Inc.


Funeral Services:

     Saturday, June 10, 2017
     11:00 A.M.

     Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home
     & Memorial Service, Inc.


may be made to:

     Cuba Circulating Library
     39 East Main Street
     Cuba, NY 14727

William L. Burdsall, Sr.
Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather
William L. Burdsall, Sr., 89, of 1 Chamberlain Street, Cuba, passed away unexpectedly Monday, June 5, 2017 at Buffalo General Hospital.

Born on January 24, 1928, in Olean, he was a son of Leon and Mary Utter Burdsall. On January 18, 1975, in Olean he married the former Jennifer A. Sims who survives.

Bill was a graduate of Olean High School and Rider University. He served in the United States Air Force from 1951-55 and received the National Defense Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal.

His first brokerage job was for Bonbright Company in Bradford, PA. He then went to work for E.F. Hutton which later became Shearson Lehman in Olean where he worked until his retirement.

Bill was a volunteer for the Allegany County Chapter of Literacy Volunteers of America, a Coordinator for Allegany-Cattaraugus Special Olympics for 35 years, a board member of the Olean Rehabilitation Center for 35 years, was a board member for the Cattaraugus County Mental Health Association, and was on the fund raising committee for the Cuba Circulating Library's Expansion in the late 90's.

He was an avid outdoorsmen and enjoyed camping, canoeing, and cross country skiing.

Surviving in addition to his wife Jennifer of Cuba are his children, Thomas J. (Mandy) Burdsall of Virginia, Jeffrey W. (Darcy Wilbur) Burdsall of Geneva, Michael A. (Alberta) Burdsall of Waterloo, NY, Mary Margaret Lohman of Geneva, William L. (Amy) Burdsall, Jr. of Rochester, Kristen (Steve) Huston of Cuba, and Erin Burdsall of Cuba; eight grandchildren and three great grandsons; and two nephews, Rick (Barbara) Laverty of Cuba and Bruce (Carole) Laverty of Olean.

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a sister Dorthye Laverty.

The family will receive friends at the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., 9 Bull Street, Cuba, on Friday, June 9, 2017 from 6-8 P.M. and on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 10-11:00 A.M. at which time funeral services will be held. Pastor Megan Cusumano will officiate.

MEMORIALS may be made to the Cuba Circulating Library, 39 East Main Street, Cuba, NY 14727.

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