We would like to recognize other groups, pages or site associated with our Charles W. Cushman Lodge site
CHARLES W. CUSHMAN LODGE # 879 – The official site for the Charles W Cushman Lodge 879, located in Cheektowaga, NY. Most of our Lodges main communications are presented here, including our weekly column, FAMOUS FREEMASON’s, each Wednesday morning.
Charles W Cushman Lodge # 879 – Facebook Group Page – https://www.facebook.com/groups/charleswcushmanlodge879
The WNY MASONIC TRAVEL CLUB – This is the official site for the WNY Masonic Travel Club – we organize and promote travel for out Travel Club, or help our area Lodges or District arrange travel or group travel: Locally, Regional or to set destinations.
Our site features Travel Suggestions & destinations, and features Masonic stories of Locations of Lodges, Monuments & Memorials. Mostly dealing with Western NY, NY State and other locations.
Great for fundraising for your Lodge, District or Grand Lodges – Example, Casino day trips or over nights – or travel to the Masonic Home and physicalities in Utica, NY
WNY Masonic Travel Club – Facebook Group Page – https://www.facebook.com/groups/wnymasonictravelclub
The AMERICAN MILITARY FREEMASONS – This group is dedicated to those who were Freemasons in our American Military. These are short biographies on Soldiers from all American timeperiods
American Military Freemasons – Facebook Group Page – https://www.facebook.com/groups/wnymasonictravelclub
FOLLOWSHIP BREAKFAST CLUB – See our Charles W Cushman Lodge #879
The CUSHMAN LODGE WIDOWERS CLUB – See our Charles W Cushman Lodge #879
The WNY LODGE OF RESEARCH – Is a research group within our Erie District, which researches all things Masonic: They hold meetings, have a resource Library, hold discussions; document Masonic events.
WNY LODGE OF RESEARCH – Facebook Group Page – https://www.facebook.com/groups/wnylor/
WNY LODGE OF RESEARCH – Website – https://wnylodgeofresearch.us/wp/
The ERIE DISTRICT, Free & Accepted Masons – This site is dedicated to all things dealing with our Erie District of Freemasons from our WNY area.
The ERIE DISTRICT, Free & Accepted Masons – https://www.facebook.com/groups/1158527884272435/
CRAFTSMAN ONLINE – This is a support group regarding ALL things Masonic. It is a supplement site, attached to both, Grand Lodge of NY State, and to our Erie District
CRAFTSMAN ONLINE – Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/CraftsmenOnline/community/?ref=page_internal
CRAFTMAN ONLINE – WEBSITE – https://craftsmenonline.com/
GRAND LODGE of NEW YORK –
Website – https://nymasons.org/site/
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/NYMasons/
This page will be dedicated to FAMOUS FREEMASON – Biographical Stories writing by Brother Steve Teeft, historian
IN MEMORY OF
This page is dedicated to some of our recent brothers of our Charles W. Cushman Lodge, whom we have lost
In 2020, our lodge has lost these members, as we keep them in our memory & prayers
WM LEON A. MAJ
OBITUARY of WM Leon A MAJ
Of Lackawanna, age 96, entered into rest November 5, 2020. Beloved husband of the late Irene Maj; devoted father of Christine and Ronald (late Terri) Maj; cherished grandfather of Douglas (Kimberlee) Gorecki, Keith (Kimberly) Gorecki, Glen (Samantha) Gorecki, Rachel Maj and Matthew Maj; great-grandfather of Wyatt, Camden and Cooper; loving son of the late Joseph and Catherine Maj; dear brother of Stanley, Mary Ann and Florence. Leon was a WW II Navy Veteran. He was a Past Master of the Casimir Pulaski Lodge F. & A.M. and a current member of the Charles W. Cushman Lodge F. & A.M. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME, (Southtowns Chapel) 3060 Abbott Rd., near Lake Ave., on Sunday, from 4-8 PM, where a Masonic Service will be held at 7:30 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Polish National Catholic Church, 3319 Lake Shore Road, Woodlawn, on Monday morning, at 9:30 o’clock (please assemble at church). Interment Lakeside Cemetery. Condolences at www.lombardofuneralhome.com
To plant trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published by Buffalo News on Nov. 7, 2020.
WM MICHAEL “MICKEY” YASKOW III
The OBITUARY of WM MICKEY YASKOW
November 2, 2020. Beloved husband of Kristine (Tina) (Chodkowski) Yaskow; dearest father of Jeffrey Yaskow and Jennifer (Mike) Jurek; fond grandfather of Brittany, Michael and Leah; brother of the late Charles (Lora) and Ronald (Judy) Yaskow; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present Thursday, 2-7 PM at the ORLOWSKI SUCHOCKI FUNERAL HOME, 4929 Broadway, Depew. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, 11 AM at St. John Vianney Church, Southwestern Blvd., please assemble at church. Michael was the worshipful master of Charles W. Cushman Lodge 879, a Veteran of Vietnam War and a member of Hank Nowak Post 45 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 113. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mickey’s name to Hospice, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga. Facial coverings and social distancing will be observed.
To plant trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published by Buffalo News on Nov. 4, 2020.
Brother JOHN R. MASCIO
August 5, 2020, of Derby, NY. Born to the late Carlo and Mary (nee Gallina) Mascio; devoted father of Lisa Mascio; cherished grandfather of Anthony John and Mekenzie Ann; loving brother of four brothers and five sisters; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends received Monday 4-8 PM at LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4199 Lake Shore Rd. Hamburg (Corner of Rte. 5 and Camp Rd.), 716-627-2919. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday at 10AM at St. John Paul II Parish, 2052 Lakeview Rd., Lake View. Please assemble at church. In keeping the safety and health of the family and guests, please wear appropriate facial coverings and maintain social distancing. C
apacity restrictions may delay entry. Online condolences may be made at www.LakesideFuneralHome.com.
WM RICHARD “Dick” J. CARLSON
CARLSON – J. Richard “Dick” April 7, 2020. Husband of the late Nina Larkin Carlson; father of David (Shari) Carlson and the late James Carlson; also survived by five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and nieces; dear friend of Sarah Jane. A Memorial Service will take place at University Methodist Church, Buffalo at a future date and time to be announced. Arrangements by THE CARLTON A. ULLRICH FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Dick’s son David is also a member of our Charles W Cushman Lodge #879
The Carlson family will be organizing an memorial service in the future after all this virus runs its course.
Any Questions please contact: Brother Dave Carlson
Lancaster – (716) 560-9735 – email@example.com
WM RICHARD T. AUGUSTINE
November 5, 2019, age 80. Beloved husband of Karen (nee Schlifke) Augustine; devoted father of Keith (Sarah Peterson) Augustine, Katie Augustine, Kerrie (Matthew) Dunning and Gail Augustine; loving grandfather of Andrew, Jonathan, Madeline, Kamden, Cooper, Eleanor, Allison and Courtney; dear brother of Patricia Augustine, Theodore (Suzanne) Augustine and Susan (Donald) Bartholomew; also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3-8 PM at the (Lancaster-Depew Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 6050 Transit Rd., Depew, where a Masonic Service will be held at 7PM. Funeral Services will be held on Monday at 10:00 AM at Epiphany United Church of Christ, 9365 Clarence Center Rd., Clarence Center. All are asked to assemble at church. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Epiphany United Church of Christ. Share condolences at www.AMIGONE.com
The CHEEKTOWAGA MASONIC CENTER
The Cheektowaga Masonic Center or the CMC, for short is the home for several Masonic Lodges in our Buffalo area.
Our CMC and grounds are available for rental – Please contact our lodges Secretary Michael Malachowski @ (716) 510-2457 cell or Email him at Mikeye2020@hotmail.com
Our CMC Has available is our:
BUILDING – Setting area for meetings, complete with a TV, Satellite, DVD, Tables, chairs, mens & womens Bathrooms
KITCHEN – Our Kitchen area is available if needed
OUTSIDE – PICNIC AREA – Our garage area is a great setting for group or family picnic, graduations, outings. WE have a grill and refrigerator/ freezer, benches, chairs, horseshow pits
PAVED PARKING LOT
BALL FIELD – Are you looking for a private ball field for sports – Talk to us
LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO HELD YOUR GROUPS MEETINGS ?
Here are some pics of our Installation of our 2018-2019 Charles W Cushman Lodge #879 officers