William E. Cain

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 10 January 2020 at 6:22 pm

William CainWilliam E. “Bill” Cain, 70, of Middleport, passed away after a long illness on Jan. 9, 2020 at Niagara Hospice House. He was born on Jan. 24, 1949 in Lockport, a son of the late Edward and Agnes (Morton) Cain.

Bill worked as an over-the-road truck driver for several companies, including Laidlaw. He also drove for other various local companies. Bill loved the outdoors, especially while hunting, fishing, and working on his yard. He enjoyed fixing and tinkering in his shop and liked watching NASCAR. Bill cherished the time spent with his family and friends and took great pride in his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Bill is survived by his wife of 31 years, Christine Cain; daughter, Tammy Cornelius of Spencerport; two stepsons, Richard Howes Jr. of Lockport and Peter (Angela) Howes of Pikeville, N.C.; grandchildren, Tyler, Kayleigh, Emily and Richard III; great-grandchildren, Autumn Jean and Lydia; two siblings, Janet Bruning and Jack Cain, both of Lockport; a sister-in-law, Pat Cain of Barker; mother-in-law, Martha “Gert” Mack of Gasport; brothers-in-law, Jim (Penny) Moore of Appleton, Frank (Judy) Mack of Albion, Bob (Bonnie) Mack of Lyndonville, Cathy (Norm) Baker of Lockport, and Scott (Cathy) Mack of Orchard Park; many nieces, nephews and good friends, especially Wayne (Debbie) Green, Don Eadie and Dick (Patty) Huntington.

Besides his parents, he is predeceased by a brother, Jerry Cain; a sister-in-law, Beverly Cain; a father-in-law, Frank Mack Sr.; and a brother-in-law, Duane Bruning.

There are no calling hours. A memorial service will be held on a later date in the spring to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Bill’s name to Niagara County SPCA, 2100 Lockport Road, Niagara Falls NY 14304.

Arrangements were entrusted to Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St., Medina NY 14103. Please light a candle or share a memory of Bill at www.bogantuttlefunerals.com.