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WilcoxCFORESTVILLE: Chester M. “Chet” Wilcox, 82, of Prospect Road Forestville, died Sunday, April 12th, 2020 at the Absolut Care of Westfield.  He was born in the Town of Carroll, on September 15, 1937, the son of the late Millard Wilcox and Catherine (VanArsdale) Andrews.

Chet owned & operated the former Chester Wilcox Septic Service, Forestville, for 44 years, retiring in 2003, he also worked construction from 1955 to 1986.

Survivors include a daughter, Susan Wilcox, of Forestville; four sons Ward Wilcox, Chuck (Paula Pichon) Wilcox, Dennis Wilcox, all of Forestville; and Darryl Zydel, of Orchard Park. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Jacob, Jessie & Jamie Wilcox, Thomas Zydel and several nieces & nephews.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by three sisters, Joyce Delaney, Anna Moon, Ethel Hainer and his loving companion Rosemary “Rosie” Carroll, who died January 24, 2014.

As per the request of the deceased, there will be no services observed.  The family suggests memorials be made to the Forestville Fire Dept. Emergency & Rescue Squad, PO Box 299, Forestville, NY 14062.

Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville.  To post condolences & memories go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

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