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July 3, 2020 - 12:12pm

Lester E. "Piker" Gephart

posted by T.J. Woodward.

Lester E. “Piker” Gephart, 83 of Lockport, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020 at Buffalo General Hospital. He was born January 10, 1937 in Attica, to the late Lester A. (Carol Nichols) Gephart. He is preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth (Kreutter) Gephart, daughter Rose Mary Gephart, son-in-law Donald Lawrence, brother William Gephart, sisters Doris Sonricker, Virginia Joy and Patricia Sonricker.

Lester was a hardworking man, sealing driveways, landscaping, farming and always willing to lend a helping hand.

He is survived by his children June (Jerry Robbins) Lawrence of Angelica; Paul (Michelle) Gephart of Rushford; sister Beverley Shaw of Varysburg; sister-in-law Helen Gephart of Springville; grandchildren David (Jennifer) DeLude of Concord, NC; John (Chris) DeLude of Johnsonburg; James (Lindsey) Gephart of Pembroke; Chris Gephart of Bergen; 8 great-grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. An 11:00 AM Graveside Service will be held on Monday, July 6, 2020 at St. Vincent’s Cemetery in Attica.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

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