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Joshua M. Bierman, 30, Wellsville

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Wellsville, NY – Joshua M. Bierman, 30, of West State Street, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2023 at home. He was born in Hornell on June 27, 1992 the son of Mark A Bierman Jr. and Kelly (Madden) Cumpston.

Josh was a life long resident of Allegany County, graduating from Scio Central School in 2011. He graduated from the Finger Lakes Community College Wildlands Fire Fighting School. He worked for True Cut Tree Service, then Timiny R.R. Construction, before moving on to pipelines in West Virginia. Upon returning to the area, he started Good Fellows Residential Tree Removal. Outside of work, he was a past member of the Scio Fire Department, and later the Genesee Hose Company #5. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, snow mobiling, and four wheeling. He was a fan of the Buffalo Bills and the Boston Red Sox.

Josh is survived by: his parents, Mark A. (Renee DiMartin) Bierman Jr. of Seminole, FL, and Kelly (Chad) Cumpston of Scio; brothers, Brent Bierman of Wellsville, Brady (Maggie Cornell) Cumpston of Wellsville, and Kristopher (karrie Button) Bierman of Whitesville; two sisters, Kylie Bierman of Wellsville, and Morgan (Chase Enders) Cumpston of Belmont; a niece, Maisie Cornell; a nephew, Theodore Bierman; maternal grandmothers, Deirdre Roeske of Wellsville and Nancy Hosmer of Belmont; paternal grandparents, Linda (Jay Greene) of Genesee, PA and Mark A. (Sarah) Bierman Sr. of Ormand Beach, FL; paternal Great-grandmother, Ruth Osgood of Wellsville; as well as several aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was predeceased by: a sister, Chelsea Bierman; grandfathers, Edward Madden, Rocket Roeske, Lenny Osgood, and William Hosmer; and uncle Buz Psathas.

Friends are invited to call on Friday, June 2, 2023 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home of Wellsville, 34 West State Street. His funeral will follow on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at 11 am in the funeral home. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery of Wellsville.

Please consider memorial donations to the Scio Fire Department, 4359 County Road 10, Scio, NY 14880, or to the Hart Comfort House, 141 East State Street, Wellsville, NY 14895. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com 

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