Erwin J.

Erwin J. "EJ" Freyburger

Saturday, February 18th, 1928 - Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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Erwin J. "E.J." Freyburger, of Java Village, died Saturday August 24, 2019 in Buffalo General Hospital at the age of 91.

He was born February 18, 1928 in Java Village, New York a son of the late Erwin W. and Erma (nee Barber) Freyburger. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

He was the owner/operator of E.J. Freyburger Earthmoving (a family run business) in Java Village for 69 years from 1946-2015. He worked full time until the age of 87.

His wife Elizabeth (nee Luthart) Freyburger whom he married October 4, 1952 in Elma died in 1994.

He is survived by his sons - Michael Freyburger of Java and Kenneth (Edie) Barber of Curriers; two grandsons - Jimmy (Jamie) Barber of Arcade and Jerry (Lesley) Barber of Java Center; siblings - Harris Freyburger of Orchard Park, Ellis (Eleanor) Freyburger of Strykersville, Virginia Freyburger of Geneseo; a sister-in-law - Alice Freyburger of Java Village; five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and a brother - Edward Freyburger.

Friends may call Wednesday August 28, 2019 from 3-8 pm at W. S. Davis Funeral Home, Inc., 358 W. Main St., Arcade, where funeral services will be held Thursday August 29, 2019 at 11 am. Interment will be in Java Village Cemetery.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    W. S. Davis, Inc. Funeral Home
    358 W. Main St.
    ARCADE, NY 14009
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  • Service

    Thursday, August 29th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Thursday, August 29th, 2019 11:00am
    W. S. Davis, Inc. Funeral Home
    358 W. Main St.
    ARCADE, NY 14009
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  • Interment

    Java Village Cemetery
    Main St.
    JAVA VILLAGE, NY 14145
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Peggy Anne Sentiff

Posted at 12:57pm
Michael, Larry and I were deeply saddened by the news of “Uncle Ervie’s“ passing. A nicer, sweeter man there never was. I’m sure you are missing him greatly and we pray for your peace of heart and mind. Please extend our sympathy to the family. Peggy Freyburger Sentiff
PS. Michael we were unable to find a current address and our sympathy card was retuned marked”insufficient address”. As we currently reside in Venice FL, we were unable to attend the service.

Fran Brown

Posted at 07:16pm
Fran Brown. Erv did a lot of our work at the trout hatchery in Bliss many moons ago. He was so much fun to be around. Glad I had a chance to be in his life

Barb Brader

Posted at 11:57pm
Our deepest sympathy to EJ's family. We know him from Old Country Buffet and saw him and Mike at the Hamburg Buffet during the Erie County Fair. I am glad that we saw him and exchanged some words and smiles. A great guy....always with a smile on his face. We will miss seeing him at lunch. RIP EJ!!!

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