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Sunday September 30th, 2018
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Howard "Sonny" Baldwin Jr.

Howard “Sonny” E. Baldwin Jr., 50, of South Dayton entered into September 27, 2018

Sonny was born December 17, 1967 in Olean, NY to the late Howard Sr and Mona Baldwin.

He was a highway maintenance worker for 25 years with NYSDOT in Mayville, NY. Sonny loved to hunt & fish especially with his girls. Sonny loved motorcycle rides, working around the house and especially family, friends and his dogs Onyx & Meatball.

Sonny is survived by his loving wife Claudette Frentz, daughters Andrea and Amy, a grandson Leo Howard; siblings Debbie (Tim) Powell, Sandra (Don) Herb and Louise (Richard) Riggs also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Relatives and friends may visit DiStasio Funeral Home 478 route 83 Balcom Corners S. Dayton Sunday September 30, 2018 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm where a funeral service will be held Monday October 1, 2018 at 11am.

Inurnment will be in Villenova Cemetery

In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to Chautauqua County Hospice 20 W. Fairmount Lakewood, NY 14750


A candle was lit in memory of Howard Baldwin Jr.

Claudette M Baldwin May 4 2022 6:13 PM

Sonny, I know you are not in pain anymore, but it's not making my pain any less. I miss you so much. I love you so much and thank you for coming to me in small ways.

Claudette M Baldwin Mar 23 2022 8:14 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Howard Baldwin Jr.

Claudette Baldwin Mar 5 2022 7:42 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Howard Baldwin Jr.

Louise Mar 2 2022 5:26 PM

Hey Sonny, its 28th of Jan 2022. Can't believe its been almost 3 1\2 years since you were called away. Not a day goes by that I don't think of you and miss you. The gut punches of grief still happen. Light many candles for you to let you know u will never be forgotten. Continue to watch over all of us. Love you forever louise

Louise Jan 28 2022 8:14 PM

Sonny, it's been three long, short years. Not a day goes by that I don't miss you. Thank you for letting me know you are still near. I'm lighting a candle for you.

Claudette M Baldwin Sep 27 2021 9:51 AM

Easter is coming up, I miss you so much everyone says I'm so strong, I don't feel strong. Please keep the signs coming for me and the family. Love and miss you so much

Claudette M Baldwin Mar 17 2021 12:00 AM

Sonny,, I think of you everyday and miss you so much! I wonder what things are like for you, I see your signs that you are near, and i so want to hear your voice. Clyde amazes me with strength but her loss is so deep. Your birthday is coming up along with the holidays so bitter sweet.please watch over the entire family, this civic virus is scary stuff. Shine bright little brother, love you so so much!

Louise Dec 12 2020 12:00 AM

Sonny, been thinking about youa bunch lately. How you would make me feel confident in my choices and career decisions. Wish you were here now for those words and hugs. Love and miss you

Claudette Apr 17 2020 12:00 AM

Sonny my love, I'm super happy that youare not hurting anymore. I miss you so much that my body aches. I'm pushing on because you wanted me to. Been remembering some of our wonderful times. Please keep sending me signs that youarenear. Love and miss you every minute of every day

Claudette, loving wife Feb 13 2020 12:00 AM

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