Robert Pratt Wardell
Born August 8, 1949, Died Dec. 19, 2021.
Robert Pratt Wardell, 72, of Dunkirk, died peacefully Sunday evening (Dec. 19, 2021) at Brooks Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness.
He was born Aug. 8, 1949, in Silver Creek, the son of the late Robert W. Dambach and Margaret (Pratt) Schank.
A lifelong area resident, Robert was a graduate of Silver Creek High School in 1967, Lakemont Academy in Lakemont-on-Seneca, New York in 1968, and attended Alliance College in Cambridge Springs, Pa.
On Aug. 5, 1972 Robert married the love of his life, Janet M. (Jusko) Wardell.
Survivors include one son, Robert P. Wardell Jr. of Dunkirk; one daughter, Jaime L. (Chad) Cerrie of Dunkirk; sister, Jill (Scott) Earsing of Silver Creek; stepfather, William Schank of Hot Springs Village, Ark.; several nephews; and loyal canine companion, Riley.