Mr. Claude Sanford, 86, of Sinclairville, New York, formerly of Great Valley, New York, died Saturday (June 18, 2011) at WCA Hospital, Jamestown, New York.
Born February 11, 1925 in Great Valley, New York he was the son of the late Fred and Eva Sanford.
Mr. Sanford was employed as a trackman at the former B & O Railroad and later for the Chessie System prior to his retirement.
Hw was a former member of the Veterans of Foreign War, John Ahrens Post # 5296.
Surviving are his companion of the last forty years Stella White, two sons Kenneth White, Buffalo, New York, John White, Sinclairville, New York, one daughter Valarie Mohr, Corbin, KY, five grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc, Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York on Tuesday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM when funeral and committal services will be held.
Burial will be in Green Cemetery, Great Valley, New York
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