Quentin T. Lane, 77, of 223 South Hanford Ave., W.E. passed away at 11:58 a.m. Thursday (June 7, 2012), in W.C.A. Hospital.
A lifelong area resident, he was born July 24, 1934, in Jamestown, N.Y., a son of the late Archie and Grace Sumner Lane.
Quentin was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from Feb. 11, 1957, to Sept. 4, 1958. Following his active duty he also served in the U.S. Army Reserves until 1963.
Prior to his illness, he was a longtime member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 112. He had also owned and operated Lanes Heating and Cooling for several years.
He was a former member of the War Vets Recreation Club and the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club.
He will be remembered as one who had keen in-terest in cars. He loved drag racing and just being around anything to do with the car business.
Surviving are a son, Gary L. Lane of Jamestown; a daughter, Shelly Beth McAleer of Sugar Grove, Pa.; four grandchildren: Jade Seekings of Ashville, N.Y., Tyler Schulz of Jamestown, Kacie Car-nahan and Erin McAleer, both of Sugar Grove; a great-granddaughter, Mal-lorie Seekings; a brother, Richard Lane and a sister, Shirley Thorpe, both of Sumter, S.C.; and his com-panion, Patricia Conklin of Jamestown.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife the former Susan E. Drescher Lane, whom he married May 28, 1955, and who died Sept. 24, 1996.
A private graveside ser-vice will be held in the Sunset Hill Cemetery. Visi-tation will not be observed.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer So-ciety, Memorial Processing Center, 6725 Lyons St. P.O. Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Quentin at www.lindfuneralhome. com.