NIAGARA FALLS —
Brent Michael Nye, age 50, of Niagara Falls, NY, was called unexpectedly to his heavenly home on May 6, 2013, at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Born in Niagara Falls, NY on April 9, 1963, he was the son of the late Max and Margo (Wiegand) Nye.
Brent was a 1981 graduate of Niagara-Wheatfield High School, and was employed as a Food Safety Quality Assurance Technician, at Tyson Foods, Inc., in Buffalo, NY, since 1984. He was a life-long member of St. James Ev. Lutheran Church in Bergholz, member of the Whitesville Rod and Gun Club, The "BuffCon" Boys Model Club, had a love for classic cars, animals, dirt track racing, hunting, fishing, built model cars, followed NASCAR and looked forward to his yearly trip to the Daytona 500, with his special friends.
Survivors include his wife, Judy (Struzik) Nye. They were united in marriage on August 31, 2001; a sister, Becky (Billy) Silvis, Jr. of Sierra Vista, AZ; mother and father-in-law, Tom and Betty Struzik, Sr.; brother-in-law, Tom (Letrice) Struzik, Jr.; sisters-in-law, Arlene Nye and Marie (Al) Penfield; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. He was also predeceased by a brother, Brian Nye in 2001. Brent will always be remembered as a special uncle to all of his nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Friends may call at the DUBOIS FUNERAL HOME, 2436 Niagara Road, (Bergholz), in Wheatfield on Thursday from 3-8 PM only. Services will be conducted by the Rev. Jeff Milsten on Friday, May 10th, at 11:00 AM in St. James Ev. Lutheran Church, corner Niagara Road and Rohr Street, across from funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pet Emergency Fund, P.O. Box 2846, Buffalo, NY 14240-2846.
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