Dale Alan Ostrander, 52, of 129 Lincoln St., Kane, died unexpectedly Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at UPMC Hamot Medical Center in Erie as the result of an accident outside the Kane Community Hospital.
He was born on July 15, 1959 in Bradford, son of the late Clendon and Evelyn Spegnardo Ostrander.
He married Kristine E. Bowley on Oct. 7, 1994, she survives.
He resided in Kane since 1992. He graduated from Bradford Area High School in 1978 and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1982 following two years of study at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and two years at the University of Pittsburgh main campus.
He was involved with the St. Ann's Church in Wilcox. He was a passionate Buffalo Bills and Sabres fan. He was employed by the Kane Community Hospital as a respiratory therapist for 17 years. He had been employed by APRIA Home Health Care of Bradford for 10 years.
Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, Mitchell Jin Ostrander at home, whom he adored; two brothers, Daniel Ostrander of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Blair Ostrander of Smethport; two sisters, Christine, Mrs. John Robare of Altamonte, Fla., and Christine Ostrander of Coudersport; a mother-in-law, Barbara Bowley of Wilcox; and a sister-in-law, Lisa, Mrs. James Martin of Ridgway.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Dale A. Ostrander will be conducted at Holy Rosary Church, Johnsonburg, on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 10 a.m. Officiating will be the Rev. David J. Wilson, Pastor. Interment will be at the Wilcox Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home at 401 Chestnut St., Johnsonburg, on Friday evening from 6 to 9 p.m.
If desired, memorial contributions should be made to the Kane Community Hospital Cafeteria Fund.