Robert S. Songer

Robert S. Songer, 84, of 4001 Dry Brook Road, Falconer, formerly of Warren and Salamanca, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in his home.

He was born Oct. 22, 1929, in Warren, Pa., a son of the late Robert and Marie White Songer.

He was a graduate of Warren High School.

Prior to his retirement he was employed by Ethan Allen Furniture in the Jamestown office, serving as regional manager and board member. He earlier had worked at Singer Furniture and Fancher Furniture, Salamanca.

He was a former member of the Salamanca Lions Club.

He enjoyed singing, playing piano and accordion.

Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Kuzminski, whom he married Sept. 3, 1949; five children: Robert Songer of Manchester, Mich., Katherine (Bill) Hager of Ishpeming, Mich., Valerie (David) Thor of Busti, Mark (Cindy) Songer of Wexford, Pa., and Wesley (Debbie) Songer of Elkton, Va.; an exchange student daughter, Nancy (Donnie) Eastman of New Port Richie, Fla.; 18 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Betty Carlson of Conneaut, Ohio.Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Ben Graessle; daughter-in-law, Sandie Songer; and a brother, Ronald Songer.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday and for one hour prior to the service Saturday in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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