SILVER CREEK: Earl H. Dubert, 84, of Rts 5 & 20 Silver Creek, died Saturday, February 15th, 2014 following a short illness. He was born in the Town of Hanover on July 14, 1929, the son of the late Raymond J. and Ethel (Grey) Dubert.
Mr. Dubert worked on the family farm until 1969, then, he worked as a Mechanic for the former Pagano Ford Tractor, Sheridan, for 30 years retiring in 1999. From chainsaws to grape pickers, he could repair any and all equipment. After retirement, he enjoyed coffee with his friends at “Aunt Millies”. Mr. Dubert was an aviation enthusiast from childhood until his death and especially loved Piper Cubs.
Survivors include two daughters, Marcia Crawford, of Newport, NC, Wendy (William) Comerford, of Fredonia, a son, Eric (Amy) Dubert, of Cassadaga, two sisters, Eva Dubert, of Brocton, Laura Friedrich, of Wisconsin, two brothers, Raymond Dubert, of Texas and Ernest (Marie) Dubert, of Ohio. Also surviving are 4 grandchildren Aaron (David Taylor) Crawford, Jason (Bradley Bassinger) Crawford, Sarah (Ryan) Berger, Brett (Audra) Comerford and 2 great grandchildren Noah & Griffin. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his wife Phyllis (Reister) Dubert, whom he married July 19, 1949 in the Forestville Baptist Church and who died in 2001, by a son Mark E. Dubert, who died in 2012, by a grandson Thomas R. Crawford II, who died in 2001 and by a sister Mary Keddie who died in 2013.
Friends are welcome to call at the Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Tuesday from 4-8 pm from where Funeral Services will be held Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock, with Rev. David Handy, nephew in law of the deceased, officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Lawn Cemetery, Town of Hanover.
The family suggests memorial donations may be made either to the Lakeshore Humane Society, PO Box 12, Fredonia, NY 14063 or to Chautauqua County Antique Equipment Association, %Sally Bulger, Secretary, 3698 Bard Road, Cassadaga, NY 14718. To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.