Lee Brace

Obituary of Lee E. Brace

Smethport - Lee E. Brace, 80, of Cyclone, passed away Monday (April 11, 2022) at residence in Cyclone.


He was born January 11, 1942 in Olean, NY, the son of Manley Brace and Alma Wixon Brace.


He was a graduate of Smethport High School and received his Associate Degree in Business from Olean Business Institute.  He served in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1963.


Lee had worked as a transport driver for Cardinal Health of Buffalo, NY.


He enjoyed hunting and reading.


He is survived by:

Two sons:  Eric P. (Kimberly) Brace of Erie, PA and Sean M. (Christina) Brace of Ellisville, MS

Six grandchildren:  Nikki, Devon, Timothy, Dayonna, Emily and Alyssa

4 great grandchildren

One sister:  Adda M. Brace of Bradford

family friend, Jasmine, and several nieces and nephews


In addition to his parents, Lee was preceded in death by one brother, Ralph A. Brace, and three sisters, Alta L. Kauffman, Audrey J. Brace and Phyllis M. Brace.


A graveside service will be conducted by the American Legion; Bucktail Post #138 of Smethport, at 11 AM on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, in Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport.


In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Bradford Public Library or a charity of the donor’s choice.  Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.


Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.


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