Max E. Bullers Sr.
Mr. Max E. Bullers, age 84, of Wildwood Avenue, Salamanca, NY died Friday morning, October 28, 2011 at Olean General Hospital, Olean, New York.
Born on May 16, 1927 in Franklin, PA he was the son of the late Nimrod and Sarah Michael Bullers. He was married on August 23, 1957 to the former Jane Kelley who predeceased him on October 24, 1992.
Mr. Bullers was a veteran of the U.S. Navy Seabees serving during WWII in the Pacific Theatre.
He was employed at the former York Merit in Ellicottville, NY, as a lunch monitor at Salamanca High School for 5 years, and in Security at the Seneca Allegany Casino for 7 years.
Mr. Bullers was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish, the American Legion Hughes-Skiba Post #535 where he served as past commander, the Veterans of Foreign Wars John F. Ahrens Post #5296, Holy Cross Athletic Club, the former Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #1002, the BPO Elks Lodge #1025, he served as Union President at the former York Merit and received his RCIA training at the former St. Patrick's Church. He played fast pitch softball on several All Star teams. He enjoyed traveling, he coached numerous SYA baseball championship teams, and he loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Surviving are: a daughter, Peggy (Tim) Ginnery, Great Valley, NY; 3 sons, Max (Sally) Bullers, Todd (Kathleen) Bullers, both of Olean, NY, Brian (Paula) Bullers, Salamanca, NY; 9 grandchildren; many great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; a very special friend, Theresa Bromley, Salamanca, New York.
He was predeceased by 2 sisters, Vivian Elliott, Faye Bullers, a brother, Lawson Bullers.
Friends may call at the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY on Sunday, October 30th, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
There will be a prayer service in the funeral home on Monday, October 31st at 9:30a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10a.m. in Our Lady of Peace Parish with Rev. Patrick Melfi, officiating.
Full military honors will be conducted outside of the church by members of the American Legion Hughes-Skiba Post #535 and the Veterans of Foreign War John F. Ahrens Post #5296.
Burial will be in Green Cemetery, Great Valley, NY.
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