Wayne R. Oste, 64, of Jamestown passed away unexpectedly Monday (December 3, 2018) in UPMC Chautauqua.
A lifelong area resident Wayne was born May 6, 1954 in Jamestown, the son of the late James A. and Darlene E. Carlson Oste.
Wayne was a 1972 graduate of Falconer High School and in earlier years was employed by Agway. He currently was employed by NYP Ag Services in Conewango Valley.
He was a member of the Falconer Fire Department having served as Chief, First Assistant and was currently active in the Fire Police. Wayne was also a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, having served as usher, and Ingjald Lodge # 65, Independent Order Of Vikings.
Wayne enjoyed his family and attending his grandchildren's events.
Surviving are his wife Christine J. Holmberg Oste whom he married May 1, 1976 in Bethlehem Lutheran Church; three children: Jay R. (Lauren) Oste, Leasen (Matthew) Robinson all of Jamestown, Jessica (Robert) Shultz of Butler, PA; four grandchildren: Drew and Ty Oste; Dexter Robinson and Sawyer Shultz; a sister Christine Lyon of Tarboro, NC; his step mother Beverly Oste of Oviedo, FL and many beloved brother-in-law's and sister-in-law's, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother Darlene on February 9, 2000 and his father James on September 7, 2012.
The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday in the Falconer Funeral Home. A Fireman's memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Falconer Funeral Home. Rev. Timothy J. Hoyer pastor of Bethlehem Lutheran Church will officiate. Inurnment will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Falconer.
Memorials may be donated to the Falconer Fire Department or the Bethlehem Lutheran Church.