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911 Englewood Avenue
BUFFALO, NY 14223
Phone: (716) 836-2935
Fax: (716) 836-2936
John Trankle Jr.

John F. "Jack" Trankle Jr.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 1924 - Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Trankle, John F. Jr. - (Cross) July 17, 2019 - Beloved husband of 70 years to Josephine L. (nee Leicht) Trankle. Devoted father of Judith (Herbert) Schneegass, John III, James (Julie), Joseph (Joan) and Jerome (Deborah) Trankle. Loving grandfather of 8 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Dear brother of Helen Palumbo, Geraldine D'Angelo, Bernard (Mary Ann) Trankle and the late Margaret Leary. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the C. Mertz and Son Funeral Home, Inc. 911 Englewood Ave. on Friday, July 19th from 3 to 7 PM. Where funeral services will be held Saturday, July 20th at 9:00 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Blessed Sacrament Church (263 Claremont Ave.) at 9:30 AM. John was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. He was very active in the church as a member of the Holy Name Society, Knights of Columbus Council 3076, and was instrumental in helping establish the Blessed Sacrament Athletic Club baseball program. He was also a member of the Bell Ski Club and active in the German-American Federation.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to WNY Alzheimer's Association or the American Cancer Society. Share condolences at www.mertzfh.com
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  • Visitation

    Friday, July 19th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, July 19th, 2019 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    C. Mertz and Son Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    911 Englewood Ave.
    Buffalo, NY 14223
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  • Service

    Saturday, July 20th, 2019 | 9:30am
    When
    Saturday, July 20th, 2019 9:30am
    Location
    Blessed Sacrament Church
    Address
    263 Claremont Ave.
    Tonawanda, NY 14223
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  • Interment

    Location
    Mount Calvary Cemetery
    Address
    800 Pine Ridge Rd.
    Cheektowaga, NY 14225
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