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WESTERN NEW YORK RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Western New York Railway Historical Society, WNYRHS, is striving to preserve Western New York's rich railroad heritage and history. Through the restoration and preservation of steam engine - PRR I1sa #4483, NYC 1102, BC#43, NJ#15, Two Depots, other rolling stock, cabooses from 6 major railroads, and the further development of the Heritage DiscoveRY Center as an interpretive museum to house hundreds of railway artifacts.

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Buffalo, NY - July 23, 2022, age 88. Life-long resident of Hamburg, NY. Robert is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Mary Eileen (nee Howard), five children Robert Stuhr, Douglas Stuhr, James (Margaret) Stuhr, Linda (Craig Brown) Stuhr and Gail Stuhr (Mark) Hojsan, 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and will be remembered by a large extended family. Bob was born in Buffalo on May 27, 1934, son of John E. Stuhr and Ruth (nee Goembel) Stuhr. He served in the US Navy between 1952 - 1960 as a Navy Petty Officer First Class (1957). While raising his family Bob completed his Masters' Degree in education from Buffalo State University College, with additional coursework at Bowling Green University and Cornell University. As a teacher in the Orchard Park School District, he taught history, economics, and geography for over 35 years, retiring in the late 1990s. He traveled extensively and was a published photographer. Bob was also an aficionado of U.S. railway history. He was a past president of the Western New York Railway Historical Society, and a life-long collector of train ephemera.

Visiting hours will be Tuesday, August 2, 2022, 4:00 PM-7:00 PM, with a service to follow at the Hamburg Chapel - Loomis, Offers & Loomis, Inc. 207 Main Street Hamburg NY. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Western New York Railway Historical Society or to the Alzheimer's Association-Western NY Chapter.

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    8/6/22 2022 CALENDAR UPDATED
    8/2/22 ORCHARD PARK DEPOT UPDATES - 2022     
    7/18/22 WILLIAMSVILLE DEPOT UPDATES - 2022   
    6/10/22 HERITAGE DISCOVERY CENTER UPDATES - June 2022   
    5/13/22 BUFFALO CREEK #43 - 2022 UPDATES      
    5/3/22 "THE NEW CITY OF DEPEW" WNY HISTORY - 2022

Contact Us: Orchard Park - 716-662-7002   Williamsville - 716-633-7002
Heritage Discovery Center - 716-821-9360   WNYRHS Inc., 100 Lee Street, Buffalo, New York  14210


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This page was last updated: August 6th, 2022

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The WNYRHS, Inc., 100 Lee Street, Buffalo, NY. 14210, is an independent organization and has no affiliation with any other local or national group.
The Society is a fully qualified organization under 501 (C) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code and all donations to the Society are tax deductible.
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