In Memoriam


Eugene L Wing

(1918 - 1988)






Eugene L. Wing

{The following bio was graciously provided by David Dailey, Eugene's son-in-law}

LADY LAKE, FLORIDA Eugene L. Wing, 70, died on October 31, 1988 in Lady Lake, Florida after a long illness.

 Born in Hornell on October 4, 1918, Eugene remained there until 1984 when moving to Fort Collins, Colorado. He eventually moved to Lady Lake, Florida in 1986 where he lived for the remainder of his life.

 Eugene was predeceased by a daughter, Diane Wing Root, who died in 1963, and survived by his wife, Gertrude Christena McMindes Wing (who eventually passed away in 2002), four sons, Eugene (Sandy) Wing, David (Beverly) Wing, Roger (Carol) Wing, Phillip (Johanna) Wing, two daughters, Katherine (James) Spahn, Patricia (David) Dailey and numerous grand children.

A 1937 graduate of Hornell High School, Eugene worked for the Erie Railroad for many years in addition to being an avid bowler, member of the Eagles Club, and someone who fixed televisions and other electronic devices as a hobby. He was a great Dad and Grandpa to his many children and grand children!

 Eugene was interned in the Rural Cemetery in Hornell.