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Feb. 11, 1927 – March 7, 2014

Norbert W. Bucholtz, of Cheektowaga and Bradenton, Fla., a retired Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. supervisor, died Friday in Mercy Hospital hospice care. He was 87.

Born in Buffalo, he was a graduate of Burgard Vocational High School and served in the Army Air Forces in World War II.

Mr. Bucholtz was an employee of Niagara Mohawk for 39 years and was a transportation supervisor when he retired in 1985.

He was a life member of Pvt. Leonard Post Jr. Post 6251, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and its senior club; a member of the Niagara Mohawk Retiree Club and its 25 Year Club; and the Cheektowaga Seniors Club.

Mr. Bucholtz was a parishioner at St. Martha Catholic Church and was a member of the St. Barnabas Holy Name Society and the Seniors Club.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, the former Mary Ann Matysiak; three sons, Gary, Barry and Norman; a daughter, Donna Schaub; a sister, Lorraine Bialoglowicz; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Martha’s Church, 10 French Road at George Urban Boulevard, Depew.