Michael T. Molea

Michael T. Molea, 80, of 154 E. Terrace Ave., Lakewood, N.Y., passed away at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in WCA Hospital.

An area resident for the past 20 years, he was born Feb. 23, 1933, in Buffalo, N.Y., a son of the late Samuel and Mary Vertino Molea.

Before his retirement, he was a self-employed artist and carpenter for many years. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving from 1953-56.

Surviving are two nephews: Marcus Molea of Columbus, Ohio, and David (Felicia) Molea of Madison, Wis.; a sister-in-law, Nellie Molea of Columbus, Ohio; and his special friend, Terry Brandow of Lakewood, N.Y.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Dr. John Molea.

The funeral service and time of visitation will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Lind Funeral Home. Pastor Carm Taylor will officiate. Burial will be in the Elmlawn Cemetery, Tonawanda, N.Y.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Southern Tier Kidney Association, P.O. Box 834, Jamestown, NY 14701.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Michael at www.lindfuneralhome.com.