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Timothy M. Wetzler

May 24, 1956 — August 6, 2020

Cuba – Timothy M. "Johnny" Wetzler "Loving Husband & Father" Timothy M. Wetzler, of 5285 Miller Hill Road, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, following a courageous battle with cancer. Tim was born on May 24, 1956 in Buffalo and was a son of Joseph and Jessie Meyers Wetzler. On May 27, 2000, in Cuba, he married his wife of 20 years, Joyce J. Jankowski, who survives. Tim was a 1974 graduate of Williamsville North High School. He began working with his brothers in drywall installation and repair work. Tim went on to own his own business, where he was known as the "Ceiling Man," specializing in sprayed, textured, and swirled ceilings. He was especially gifted and known for his "Knockdown Ceiling." He was a member of the St. Mary's Church in Swormville, Cuba AMVETS, and the NRA. Tim was an outdoorsmen and loved hunting, fishing, and long rides on his Honda motorcycle, he once drove all the way to California. He saw the beauty in everything and especially loved eagles and hummingbirds. Tim enjoyed the simple pleasures of life, music, going to the races, action movies, seafood, and road trips to Virginia. Tim was a family man at heart and enjoyed making others laugh. If you met him you probably had a good story to tell. He made everything fun with his jokes and many stories. Tim was a father-figure to many, especially his nieces and nephews. He was always making new friends and enjoyed getting to know others. Surviving along with his loving wife, Tim was formerly married to Janet E. Spoth, and they had 3 children; Melissa A. (Travis) Wiley of Roundhill, VA, Timothy J (Jennifer) Wetzler of East Amherst, Brian C. (Ashley) Wetzler of Akron, and Tim and Joyce had a daughter, Mariah M. (Fiance, Derrick Hooper) Wetzler of Farmersville; a stepson, Christopher R. Jankowski of Tonawanda; 5 grandchildren, Adalae "Addie", Coraleigh "Cora", Luke, Ethan, and Emily; a brother, David (Betty) Wetzler of Clarence Center; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Tim was predeceased by 4 siblings, Bernice Burgstahler, Kenny, Jimmy, and Jerry Wetzler. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, August 31, 2020 at 11:00 am at the Our Lady of the Angels Church, 50 South Street, Cuba. The Rev. Dennis J.J. Mancuso, Pastor, will celebrate. Arrangements are under the direction of the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc., 24 Genesee Pkwy, Cuba. Online condolences may be made at www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com. In lieu of flowers, please send monetary donations to Joyce Wetzler, 5285 Miller Hill Road, Cuba, New York 14727.
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