David R. Layden

November 25th, 1941 - October 4th, 2018

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David R. Layden, 76, of Fairview Twp., and formerly of North Tonawanda, Ny., passed away Thursday October 4, 2018 at Manchester Commons. He was born in Union City, November 25, 1941, a son of the late Thomas and W. Marie (Kidwell) Layden.

 

He was a veteran of the U S Army serving from 1964-1966. David had been a credit manager for several corporations in the Buffalo area. David had been a coach for the teenage leagues for soccer and hockey. He did play by play announcing for hockey and soccer as well in Buffalo.

 

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters; Florence (Layden) Ester and Pauline Layden. Survivors include two brothers; Thomas Layden of Buckeye, Az., and James Layden and his wife Carol of Erie, several nieces and nephews also survive.

 

Friends are invited to call at St. Teresa of Avila Church, 9 Third Ave. Union City on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time of the funeral mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Teresa Cemetery.

 

The family of David would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staff, especially the nursing staff in both the Assisted Living and Dementia Units for all the love and care they gave David in his final years at Manchester Commons.

 

Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th St. at Greengarden Blvd. are handling arrangements. Memorials may be made to St. Teresa of Avila Church Restoration Fund or to the charity of one’s choice.