David A. Waite

February 8, 2021


Waite, David A., 84, passed peacefully from this earth, into the arms of his Heavenly Father, on Monday, February 8, 2021, at his Grand Island home, surrounded by his loving family. David was born July 13, 1936, in Niagara Falls, to Clarence and Catherine Waite. He was the older brother to two siblings, Richard and Elizabeth, who preceded him in death. He was a 1962 graduate of Buffalo State College, and taught for many years in the Williamsville Central School system. He retired in 1993. David enjoyed working for many years with the Christian Service Brigade, and also singing in various choirs. David was married for 59 years to his dear wife, Anne, who passed in 2019. He is survived by his daughters, Susan (Jeffrey) Rutledge, Rebecca Waite, and Catherine (Brian) Prell, four grandchildren, Elizabeth (Kurt) Rutledge-Aikens, John (Brittany) Rutledge, Jonathan (Megan Wessner) Prell, Katelyn Prell, one great granddaughter, Rosemary Anne Prell, several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo. 

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