O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

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

Don L. McIntyre Sr.

Mr. Don L. McIntyre Sr. of Ellicottville, NY died January 7, 2019 at his home following a short illness.

Born July 25, 1940 in Bradford, PA, he was the son to Martin and Adelaide Horne McIntyre.

Mr. McIntyre was a graduate of St. Bonaventure University receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism in 1962 and a graduate of Bradford Area High School in 1958.

Mr. McIntyre was an award-winning professional photographer. He owned a studio in Bradford, PA for many years. He also was a journalist for The Bradford Era, The Buffalo News, and the Buffalo Courier Express winning many national by-lines for his exceptional stories.

Mr. McIntyre will be remembered most for his 25-year career as a reporter and videographer for WIVB channel 4 Buffalo. He covered his beloved Southern Tier as well as Northwestern Pennsylvania.

Mr. McIntyre will be remembered for his intelligence, Irish wit, and for his love of his family.

Surviving are: his daughter, Mary Michelle McIntyre of New Orleans, LA and grandchildren Lauren Elizabeth Becker of Austin, TX; Grant Phillip Becker of San Francisco, CA; Thomas Church McIntyre-Day and Gabby Theresa Toca of New Orleans; his daughter, Tawny Beahm (Franklin Beahm) also of New Orleans, LA; his son, Don L. McIntyre II (Margaret Sheffer McIntyre) of Malta, NY and grandchildren Mariah McIntyre, Madeline McIntyre, and James McIntyre.

Also surviving are cousins Marilyn Horne, Gloria Horne, Jay Horne, Joanna Horne, and Angela Houle Horne of California.

He is predeceased by an infant brother Martin McIntyre.

A memorial mass will be held at Holy Name of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Ellicottville, NY (of which he was a member) on Saturday February 16, 2019 at 1pm with the Reverend Tim Koester, pastor, officiating. Friends are encouraged to attend with reception to follow.

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

Private Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Limestone, NY.

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