on February 22, 2014 - 8:49 PM
Aug. 26, 1915 – Feb. 20, 2014
Dr. Daniel J. McCue of Amherst, a physician known for treating Catholic clergy in the Buffalo Diocese, died Thursday in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Amherst. He was 98.
Born in Buffalo, he was a graduate of Canisius College and a 1941 graduate of the University of Buffalo Medical School. During World War II, he served stateside in the Army and rose to the rank of major.
Dr. McCue practiced internal medicine at several local Catholic hospitals and included local Catholic clergy among his patients. He practiced medicine at Sisters Hospital for 47 years until his retirement in the early 1990s.
He also served as chief of medicine at Sisters Hospital in the early 1960s. Dr. McCue was on the staff of Buffalo’s Veterans Affairs Medical Center for more than a decade and also practiced medicine at St. Joseph Hospital, Cheektowaga
He was a founding member of Transit Valley Country Club in Amherst. He also was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include his wife of 71 years, the former Virginia Riester; seven sons, Daniel, Brian, Terrence, Michael, Dennis, Kevin and Robert; three daughters, Constance, Patricia and Barbara; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 5480 Main St., Williamsville.