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Roberts Memorial Church
Wednesday March 14th, 2018
1:00pm - 3:00pm

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Funeral Service

Roberts Memorial Church
Wednesday March 14th, 2018

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Wendell L Wilcox

Wendell L. Wilcox, 88, of Cattaraugus entered into rest March 10, 2018

He was born January 19, 1930 in Richfield, WI to the late Homer and Esther Wilcox.

Wendell served in the United States Army during WWII, then started working for Setter Stix retiring in 1996 after 43 years. He also ran a dairy farm for 14 years while working for Setter Stix.

Wendell was a member of Roberts Memorial Free Methodist Church, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, AFL-CIO Local Lodge #2495 and past president of WNY Jersey Cattle Club.

Loving husband to Esther (Warner) for almost 68 years; cherished father to Jeffery (Brenda),  Duane (Dawn), Terry (Pamela), Robin (Patti) and James (Cathy); grandfather to 16, great grandfather to 24 and great great grandfather to one also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Wendell was pre deceased by a son Kenneth, his sisters Joy Lamey and Gail Wilcox; two brothers David and Carroll “Doc” Wilcox.

Relatives and friends may visit Roberts Memorial Free Methodist Church 111 South St. Cattaraugus Wednesday from 1PM to 3PM with a funeral service to immediately follow. Pastor Mike Jones will be officiating.

Interment will be in Liberty Park Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Cattaraugus Ambulance in Wendells name.

Arrangements entrusted to DiStasio Funeral Home, Cattaraugus.


I know how unbearably painful it is dealing with the death of someone you love. You never get over the loss, you just learn to live without them. May you find comfort in Jehovah's promises of a wonderful future on an earthly paradise. Those promises are found in the Bible at Revelation 21: 3-5 and Psalms 37:11, 29.

I am very sorry for your loss.

Deborah Cook Mar 16 2018 12:00 AM

Thoughts go out to the family he was a special person and will be missed. Sorry I can't be there today but you are all in my prayers

Cindy Erhart Mar 14 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss Jeff. Praying for you and your family. May he rest in eternal peace.

Talusha McClain Mar 13 2018 12:00 AM

Esther & family...so sorry! I will be praying for you!

Margie Manning Frank Mar 12 2018 12:00 AM

We send our deep sympathy and love to Esther, Jeff, Duane, Terry, Robin, Jim and their families in the loss of their husband and father. Wendell was a kind, loving, generous and welcoming brotber-in-law during our many visits. We will miss his big smile and generous spirit. May he rest in peace.

Ron and Jane Warner Mar 12 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Wendell Wilcox

Dan And Bette DiStasio Mar 11 2018 12:00 AM