FORESTVILLE - Andrew Dobony Jr., 79, of King Road, Forestville, died unexpectedly, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at UPMC Hamot Medical Center, Erie, Pa.
He was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., on Oct. 2, 1933, the son of the late Andrew and Susan (Ketcham) Dobony Sr.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1953-55 as a private first class. Mr. Dobony worked as a brakeman for South Buffalo Railway, Lackawanna, for more than 30 years. He was a member of the United Transportation Union and the Fredonia Memorial American Legion Post 59. Mr. Dobony enjoyed hunting and woodworking.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn (Silvernail) Dobony of Forestville; a daughter, Andrea (Jerry) Kinney of Fredonia; a son, Christopher (Robyn) Dobony of Watertown; and several sisters. Also surviving are two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by one sister and two brothers.
There will be no visitation or services observed.
The family suggests memorial donations may be made either to the American Heart Association, 20 Northpointe, Suite 130 Amherst, NY 14228 or to Fredonia Memorial American Legion Post 59, Main Street, Fredonia, NY 14063.
Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville.
To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.