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Paul F. Boeckel

August 27, 2020

Visitation: No Prior Visitation.
Service: SATURDAY, November 19, 2016: A Memorial
Service will be held at 3 pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Buffalo. BOECKEL – Paul F.
November 10, 2016, beloved husband
of 70 wonderful years to Elizabeth
“Bette” (nee Treiber) Boeckel; loving
father of Read P. (Cheryl), Peter
A. and Stuart A. Boeckel, Holly B.
(Stephen) Allen; dear grandfather
of Heidi (Brent) Maier, Mark (Leslie)
Boeckel, Sarah Boeckel, Peter
(Jessica) Boeckel, Read (Kathryn)
Allen and John (Mary Kathryn) Allen;
great-grandfather “Pop” of nine
greatgrandchildren; uncle of Robert W.
(Frances) Boeckel. No prior visitation.
A memorial service will be held on
Saturday, November 19 at 3 PM at
Westminster Presbyterian Church,
724 Delaware Ave., Buffalo 14209.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be
made in Paul’s memory to the Olmsted
Center for Sight, 1170 Main St.,
Buffalo, NY 14209. Arrangements by
Online condolences may be shared at
ov. 26, 1922 – Nov. 10, 2016
Paul F. Boeckel, of Buffalo, retired president and owner of Frontier Refrigeration Corp., died Thursday in the New York State Veterans Home in Batavia. He was 93.
Born in Buffalo, he grew up in Snyder and graduated in 1940 from Amherst High School. He served in the Army Air Corps in the Pacific during World War II. A specialist in aircraft communications, he attained the rank of sergeant.
Returning from service, he attended the University of Buffalo and graduated in 1948 with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. At the age of 29, he contracted polio, was hospitalized for six months and lost the use of his left arm.
Mr. Boeckel went on to own his own business, Frontier Refrigeration Corp., then worked as a manufacturer’s representative for True Temper Corp. He retired in 1987.
In retirement, he obtained his real estate license and was a realtor for Hunt Real Estate for many years.


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