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Bernard Edward Colter

January 9, 1929 - August 1, 2018

Age 89, of Warsaw, passed away on August 1, 2018 at the East Side Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Warsaw.

He was born January 9, 1929 in Allegany, NY son of the late Fenner and Isabel Wilbur Colter. Bernie was employed for many years as a contractor with area construction firms. He enjoyed motorcycles and was a model train enthusiast. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and was always interested in what was happening in their lives.

Surviving are his wife, Eloise Champlin Colter; his children, Benjamin (Mary) Colter of Houghton, Katherine “Katie” (Rick) Martin of Michigan, Blake (Sandra) Colter of Lebanon, NH, LouAnn Chavis of South Warsaw, Debbie Ellis of Castile; thirteen grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

There are no calling hours. Services are private. At Bernie’s request his body was donated to the University of Buffalo Medical School. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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