Gary S. “Corky” Beiersdorf


Gary S. “Corky” Beiersdorf, 76, of Lyndonville, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 at Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo.

Born on May 18, 1944 in North Tonawanda, he was the son of the late Edward H. and Blanche (Thursby) Beiersdorf.

Corky graduated from North Tonawanda High School in 1961 and on Jan. 5, 1965, he married the former Nancy Gondek. He worked as a machinist for various jobs and lastly for Harrison Radiator, retiring in 2005, after 30 years of service. Corky was a communicant of Our Lady of the Lake Parish, Lyndonville and had a passion for drag racing and restoring cars.

Corky is survived by his wife, Nancy; two children, Cari (Lewis) DuBois of Niagara Falls, Timothy (Cathy) Beiersdorf of Lyndonville; three grandchildren, Steven, Bethany and Luke; a great-granddaughter, Paisley; a brother, Tom (Karen) Beiersdorf of Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends may attend a Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16 at Our Lady of the Lake/St. Joseph’s Parish, 38 Lake Ave., Lyndonville NY 14098. Burial will be in the Lynhaven Cemetery at the family’s convenience.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Corky’s name to the American Cancer Society, 1120 South Goodman St., Rochester NY 14620.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 112 N. Main St., Lyndonville NY 14098. Please light a candle or share a memory of Corky at

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