ENGLER - Beatrice "Buddy" (nee Hamel)
Beatrice "Buddy" Hamel Engler, 88, of Williamsville died suddenly Friday, January 3, 2020 in her home of 66 years. Beatrice was born in Rochester, NY on August 27, 1931. She married Harry "Bus" Engler on Thanksgiving Day, 1954 in their home in Williamsville and went on to raise a family of 3 including Laurie, Charles and Andrew. She was a loving wife and mother, devoted grandmother, and a dedicated sister. She was a strong woman, overcoming breast cancer at the age of 51 and she continued to be a strong supporter of Roswell Park Cancer Center. She went on to live a happy, healthy, and fulfilling 88 years. Beatrice was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Harry "Bus" Engler and sisters Eleanor Hamel and Patricia Wilson. She is survived by her three children, Charles (Kathy) Engler, Laurie Engler, and Andrew (Tracey) Engler; 2 grandchildren, Holly (Mike) Fouraker and Collin Engler; 3 sisters, Isabelle (Don) Parvis, Agnes Piskorowski, and Virginia Lathrop; devoted daughter-in-law Kim (Bill) Helmick, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
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