Hugh W. Ayers

Hugh W. Ayers, 78, of 13 Lincoln Dale Road, passed away, Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at The Pavilion at BRMC. Born May 13, 1936 in Ridgway, he was a son of the late Herbert and Florence (Wormer) Ayers, Sr.

On December 6, 1958 in Bradford, he married Catherine P. (McLaughlin) Ayers, who died January 9, 2010. Mr. Ayers was a 1955 graduate of Bradford High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 23 years. He had at one time, worked as a warehouse foreman at Southern California Jobbers. He had also been employed as a window clerk for the United States Postal Service, retiring in 2005.

He is survived by a granddaughter Christa (Anthony) Ayers-Dominguez of La Verne, CA, 2 great grandchildren, Matix and Cailin, one sister, Ruth Gabriel of Olean and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, a son, Douglas Ayers in July of 1984, four brothers, Herbert Ayers, Jr., Leslie Ayers, Lewis Ayers and William Ayers, and one sister Gertrude Rosenhover.

Family will be receiving friends on Friday, December 5, 2014, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, 33 Inc. South Ave., where a prayer service will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 9:30am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Bernard Church, at 10:00am with Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor as Celebrant. Burial will follow in Willow Dale Cemetery with full military honors accorded by members of the American Legion Post #108 of Bradford.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to The Pavilion at BRMC or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be made at

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