Stephen B. Carris of Sullivan Rd., Arcade died Friday, January 5, 2018 at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw at the age of 68.
He was born May 5, 1949 in Syracuse, NY a son of the late George R. and Bennita (nee Bennett) Carris. He was a member of the Yorkshire Free Methodist Church and was a member of the NYS Retired Teacher's Association as well as the Wyoming County Retired Teacher's Association. He enjoyed music, spending winters in Florida, science, traveling, and reading science fiction.
He was a 7th grade science teacher for Pioneer Central for 34 years until he retired in 2005.
He is survived by his wife: Mary (nee Wilcox) Carris whom he married May 30, 1970 in Portville, NY; his sons: Nicholas Carris of Rochester and Jared Carris of Cheektowaga; his brother: Robert C. (Teri) Carris of Livonia, MI; his sister-in-law: Patricia Wilcox of Florida; his nieces and nephews: Robert J. Carris of Illinois, Jennifer VanHooser of Michigan, Kathleen Wilcox of Florida, Paula Wilcox of Florida and Paul Wilcox, Jr. of Illinois.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his mother-in-law: Elizabeth M. Wilcox; his brother-in-law: Paul Wilcox, Sr.
Friends may call Friday, January 19, 2018 from Noon - 2PM at the Yorkshire Free Methodist Church where a Funeral Service will be held at 2 PM. Rev. H. Robert Mitchell and Rev. Mark Weber will officiate. Interment will be held in Eagle Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Arcade Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 303, Arcade, NY 14009 or to the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, P.O. Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240.