Mervin C. Preisch

Mervin C. Preisch, age 89 of Ransomville, died Sunday April 1, 2018 in the Niagara Hospice House in Lockport.

Mervin was born October 13, 1928 in Lockport, the son of the late Warren and Estelle (Nerber) Preisch. On July 30, 1955 he married Sophie E. (Bank) Preisch and soon afterward they moved to Ransomville. Sophie predeceased him in 2013. Mervin was a Tool Setter, employed by the GM Engine Plant in Tonawanda for 34 years, retiring in 1982. He enjoyed hunting in the southern tier and gardening. He was also a member of the Niagara County Sportsmen Association.

He is survived his children, Irene M. Myers and Stephen J. Preisch both of Ransomville; his grandchildren, Madeline (Evan Mathewson) and Michelle Myers (Tyler Magliazzo); a great granddaughter, Natalie; a sister, Althea Conklin of Fitchburg, MA; a special niece, Joyce Learned, and several other nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by four brothers and three sisters.

Friends may call at HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, 3648 Ransomville Road, Ransomville on Thursday, April 5, from 5 - 7 pm. A memorial service will begin at 6:30 pm in the funeral home, with the Rev. Rex Stewart officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094 or to the Ransomville Vol. Fire Co. Ambulance Fund, PO Box 239, Ransomville, NY 14131.