O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

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

Tyrie S. Cardas

Tyrie Shane Cardas, age 53, of 32 Clinton Street, Salamanca, New York died at his home, Saturday, June 20, 2009 following a brief illness.

Born on June 3, 1956 in Buffalo, New York he was the son of Eleanor Fick Cardas, Cattaraugus, New York and the late Frank Cardas.

Mr. Cardas was employed by Southern Tier Forest Products for many years. He enjoyed the hard work of the log yard, running the heavy wood processing equipment, and overseeing the functioning of the drying kiln.

Known as “Ty” to his friends, he was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, and camping.

Surviving besides his beloved mother are: a brother, Steven Cardas, Gowanda, New York; 3 sisters, Sheila Farner, Sebastian, Fla., Kathy Brown, Cattaraugus, New York, Rhonda Cardas, Salamanca, New York; 2 nieces; a great niece and great nephew. Friends may call at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York on Wednesday from 10 -11 A.M. at which time funeral services will be held with Deacon Michael Anderson, of Our Lady of Peace Parish, officiating.

Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery, Salamanca, New York.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com.