Dedicated to the Preservation of the
U.S. Air Force Helicopter History
Edwin Gaw Flanigen Sr., Lt. Colonel, USAF (Retired)August 25, 1932 – June 02, 2012
FLANIGEN – Edwin Gaw, Sr. June 2, 2012, beloved husband of the late Lucille Mae (Barbuto) Flanigen; dear father of Mary (Michael) Smith, Suzanne Blakeley, Edwin G. Jr., Patrick (Veronica) and John Flanigen; loving grandfather of nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; son of the late Stephen and Emma (Lore) Flanigen; brother of Sally (late Alvin) Hoddick, the late Mary (James) Norris, Stephen Jr. (Mary), Florence and Lallah (John) Cummings.
Funeral from the James W. Cannan Funeral Home (Buffalo Chapel), 2397 Seneca St., Wednesday at 8:45 and from Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church at 9:30 AM.
Friends may call Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 115 O’Connell Ave., Buffalo, NY. 14204.
Edwin retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Lt. Colonel with 25 years of service and he was a Vietnam Veteran. He enjoyed flying helicopters, golfing and fixing anything mechanical. Online register book at www.CANNANFH.com
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