O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Carl L. Kettle Jr.

Carl L. Kettle Jr., 34, of the Cattaraugus Territory, died unexpectedly Saturday morning, April 23, 2016 in the Onondaga Territory.

Born January 24, 1982 in Buffalo, New York, he was the son of Carl L. Kettle Sr. of Buffalo and Christine L. Shattuck of the Allegany Territory.

He had been employed as a carpenter for the Onondaga Nation.

Carl was an enrolled member of the Seneca Nation of Indians and the Snipe Clan. He was known as the “life of the party” and always had his dancing shoes on.

Surviving besides his parents are: his significant other, Melodie Waterman, Onondaga Territory; a son, Mason Avery Kettle, Onondaga Territory; two stepchildren, Madison and Rylan Redeye, Onondaga Territory; four sisters, Nicole (Gary) Kettle-Thomas, Salamanca, NY, Carolyn Kettle, Gowanda, NY, Jillian Kettle, Salamanca, NY, Karen Kettle, Salamanca, NY; maternal grandmother, Alice Garcia, Toledo, OH; four nieces and three nephews.

He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Cecil B. Kettle.

Friends may call at his mother’s home, 103 Kent Blvd, Salamanca, NY on Wednesday and Thursday.

Funeral services will be held in his mother’s home on Friday at 9 a.m.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York.

Burial will be in the Seneca Nation Cemetery, North Collins, New York.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.