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Helen H. Roth
WESLEYVILLE, Pa. — Helen H. Roth, 89, formerly of Wesleyville, died Saturday (Feb. 5, 2000) in the Ball Pavilion.
She was born in Smethport, Pa., on May 4, 1910, the only daughter of Sandford and Emma Herzog Fry. She lived in the Erie area since 1939.
She was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church, where she was a Sunday School teacher and was active with the Altar Guild. She was a graduate of Allegheny College and was a member of the Allegheny College Alumni. She was active with the Keenagers, Merry Mixers and the Salvation Army Roadrunners. She also was an avid reader.
Surviving are two daughters: Barbara Braley of Bemus Point and Donna Sedelmyer of Wesleyville; a son: Howard Roth of Santa Anna, Calif.; and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Hubert Roth.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Messiah Lutheran Church with the Rev. Cynthia Petkovich officiating. Interment will be in Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Duscaks Funeral Home Inc. East, 2607 Buffalo Road, Erie.
Memorials may be made to Messiah Lutheran Church, 2025 Eastern Ave., Erie, Pa., 16510. 

Linnea S. Klang
Linnea S. Klang, 88, of the Hultquist Care Center, formerly of Jamestown and Largo, Fla., died at 6:18 p.m. Friday (Feb. 4, 2000) in WCA Hospital.
She was the widow of Gust A. Klang, whom she married Jan. 22, 1933, in Frewsburg, and who died June 10, 1989.
An area resident most of her life, she was born July 23, 1911, in Jamestown, the daughter of John and Jennie Olson Rydell.
She attended schools in Stillwater and Jamestown and had nursing training at the former Buffalo City Hospital. She had been employed as a nurse at St. Francis Hospital in Olean, WCA Hospital, the former Jamestown General Hospital and later as an industrial nurse at Watson Manufacturing and Jamestown Steel Partitions.
She was confirmed in the Old First Mission Church and presently was a member of the Judson Fellowship Church. She also was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews, including: Jennifer Higbee of Falconer, James Paxton of Jamestown and Ralph Curtis Rydell of Kennedy.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Lorine Paxton; and three brothers: Ralph, Arthur and Willard Rydell.
A memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Falconer Funeral Home. The Rev. Margaret Monroe-Cassel of the Judson Fellowship Church will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Bay of Pines National Cemetery, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Friends will be received by the family from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Judson Fellowship Church, 316 E. Fourth St., Jamestown, N.Y., 14701. 

Harold F. Brown
Harold F. Brown, 88, of 52 LaSalle Ave., died at 2:10 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 5, 2000) in WCA Hospital.
An area resident since 1957, he was born Dec. 14, 1911, in Titusville, Pa., a son of Arthur and Vera Wilson Brown.
A 1930 Titusville High School graduate, he was employed by Quality Markets for 43 years managing stores in Oil City, Franklin and Titusville. He retired in 1976 as director and vice president of merchandising for the Jamestown Corporate Headquarters. He was a member of Kidder Memorial United Methodist Church.
An avid fisherman in earlier years, he loved spending time with his family as well as traveling.
Surviving are his wife, Agnes . Geary Brown, with whom he would have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on June 11; a son, Richard R. Brown of Ypsilanti, Mich., two granddaughters: Sandra Elka of Ypsilanti and Leslie Brown of Tecumseh, Mich.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Wilson Brown; and a sister, Ruth Spencer Zdarko.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Jerome D. Ward, pastor of Kidder Memorial United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Titusville, Pa.
Friends will be received from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday in the Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Kidder Memorial United Methodist Church, 385 S. Main St., Jamestown, N.Y., 14701; the Titusville High School Alumni Association, 302 E. Walnut St., Titusville, Pa., 16354-1998; or a charity of choice.

Roland Morton
ASHVILLE — Roland Morton, 83, of 3717 Victoria Road, Ashville, died Saturday (Feb. 5, 2000) in WCA Hospital.
He was born Jan. 13, 1917, in Ashville, the son of Allan and Ethel Ayling Morton.
He was employed as a machinist at Marlin Rockwell Corp. in Jamestown and belonged to the United Autoworkers Union Local 338. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in the South Pacific during World War II.
Surviving are two sons: Jon A. Morton and William W. Morton, both of Ashville; four grandchildren: Jon Morton, Daniel Morton, Heather Morton and Christopher Morton, all of Ashville; and a sister, Betty Piazza of Jamestown.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette Herman Morton, whom he married June 27, 1942, in Buffalo, and who died May 2, 1992; a grandson, Peter Morton on Dec. 30, 1986; and a brother, Philip Morton on Jan. 9, 1992.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Freay Funeral Home, 139 S. Erie St., Mayville. The Rev. William Pettibon of Magnolia United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery.
The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service Friday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Magnolia United Methodist Church or the Ashville Fire Department Rescue Squad. 

Gustaf Chili
LAKE MARY, Fla. — Gustaf Chili, 84, of Pond View Court, Lake Mary, Fla., died Friday (Feb. 4, 2000) in his home.
He was born in Jamestown on July 1, 1915. His first job was with The Jamestown Post-Journal and he later became a manager at the W.T. Grants Co. He went on to own and operate Chili’s Auto and Home Supply and the Surplus and Salvage on LaFayette Street.
He served in World War II as a B-17 Bomber pilot, participating in the Polesti Oil Field raids. He received the Presidential Unit Citation and the Distinguished Flying Cross during his military career.
In 1983, he retired and moved to Florida.
Surviving are his wife, Wanda; two sons: Dr. David Chili of Jamestown and Donald Chili of Daphne, Ala.; a daughter: Diane Zimmer of Manlius, N.Y.; four grandchildren; and three sisters: Margaret Thomas of Cleveland, Ann Holmes of Jamestown and Alfreda Sacco of Cincinnati.
He was preceded in death by his brother, James.
Memorial may be sent to Vitas Hospice Services, Maitland, Fla., 32751. 

Robert Joseph Tabone
Robert Joseph Tabone, 90, of Paradise, Calif., formerly of Jamestown, died Jan. 23, 2000, in California.
He was born in Jamestown on Sept. 26, 1909, the son of Joseph and Gertrude Tabone.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He also was a house painter for 50 years.
Surviving are two sons: Charles Tabone of Oakland, Calif., and James Tabone of Loudonville; three sisters: Angeline Ricotta, Jennie Hall and Mary Miley, all of Jamestown.
A private family inurnment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
The Hubert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Edith A. Carlson 
Edith A. Carlson, 94, formerly of Falconer, died at 1:05 a.m. Friday (Sept. 24, 1999) in the Lutheran Social Services Building A. She was born Oct. 13, 1904, in Brooklyn, the daughter of Ernest and Ida Swenson Anderson. She was a graduate of Bay Ridge High School and Adelphi College in Brooklyn. In the early '30s she taught and was a librarian in the New York City Public Schools and from 1962 to 1972 she was a librarian and taught kindergarten at the Southside and Harvey C. Fenner Elementary schools in the Falconer school system. Along with her husband, the late Rev. Clarence H. Carlson, whom she married July 18, 1936, in Long Island, and who died Jan. 28, 1964, she pastored the Salem Lutheran Church in Creston, Iowa, from 1936 to 1939, the Wasa Lutheran Church, Staten Island, from 1939 to 1954, and the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Falconer, from 1954 to 1964. She was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church where she served on many of its religious and cultural committees. She was a member of the Falconer Senior Citizens. Surviving are a son: Dr. Harold Carlson of East Setauket, N.Y.; two daughters: Edith Doud of St. Louis and Ellen Peterson of Athens, Ohio; five grandchildren: Gregory and Jonathan Carlson of Setauket, Melissa and Andrew Doud of St. Louis, and Trevor Peterson of Boulder, Colo.; a brother: Ernest Anderson of Sun City, Ariz.; and a sister: Wilma Day of Thornwood, N.Y. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Emil Anderson in 1910. The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church. The Rev. Mary Alice Peterhaensel, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Falconer. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Bethlehem Lutheran Church or Lutheran Social Services. Nicholas 

Allen Harold Sams 
MAYVILLE - Nicholas Allen Harold Sams, 7, of 103 S. Erie St., died Saturday (Sept. 25, 1999) in Westfield Memorial Hospital. He was born May 15, 1992, in Stockton, Calif. He attended BOCES in Ashville. Surviving are his mother: Stephanie Empey at home; two sisters: Sasha Sams and Tanisha Empey, both at home; grandparents: James and Diane Glor of Mayville; a great-grandmother: Rita Robertson of Mayville; and a grandfather: Harold Sams of Stockton, Calif. He was preceded in death by a great-grandfather: Robert Robertson. The funeral will be at 8:30 p.m. Monday in the Freay Funeral Home, Mayville. The Rev. A.J. Donahue of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Mayville, will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Mayville Fire Department Rescue Squad or the Westfield Memorial Hospital. 

Beverly Faulk Lawton 
Beverly Faulk Lawton, 84, of 124 Frederick Blvd., W.E., Jamestown, died at 1:30 a.m. Friday (Sept. 24, 1999) in her home. She was born Jan. 4, 1915, in Elbon, Pa., the daughter of Emil and Augusta Faulk. She was employed as a teacher's aide at Southwestern Middle School for 23 years, retiring in 1991. She was a member of Celoron United Methodist Church and was superintendent of the Sunday school for many years. She enjoyed her Sunday school children and loved nature, especially bird watching. Surviving is a daughter, Susan R. Lawton of West Ellicott. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond W. Lawton, whom she married Nov. 19, 1941, and who died Jan. 19, 1987; three brothers; and five sisters. A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Monday in the Celoron United Methodist Church. The Rev. Lauren K. Turner, pastor, will officiate. Inurnment will be in Lake View Cemetery. Visitation will not be observed. Memorials may be made to Celoron United Methodist Sunday School, 28 E. Livingston Ave., Celoron, or the Audubon Society, 1600 Riverside Road, Frewsburg. Arrangements are by Hubert Funeral Home. 

Dorothy M. Spencer 
Dorothy M. Spencer, 87, of the Heritage Park Health Care Center, formerly of the Hotel Jamestown Apartments, died at 11 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 25, 1999) in WCA Hospital. An area resident for more than 40 years, she was born in Ivory, Pa., on April 27, 1912, a daughter of Elton and Lucille Wynn. A member of the Busti Church of God, she was a homemaker who took great delight in her grandchildren. She was an avid Bingo player, enjoyed cooking and baking, and was particularly known for her pies. Surviving are her husband, James Spencer; four sons: Harold Nichols of Jamestown, Kenneth Nichols of Reseda, Calif., Charles Spencer of Frewsburg and Don Spencer of Jamestown; four daughters: Eleanor "Ellie'' Frodelius of Jamestown, Diane Rice of North East, Pa., Dorothy Daley of Corry and Edna Roman of Jamestown; 36 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and two brothers: George Wynn of Clarendon, Pa., and Wilson "Bud'' Wynn of Jamestown. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ralph Nichols Sr., who died in 1966; two sons: Ralph Nichols Jr. and Robert Olson; a daughter: Beatrice Olson; three grandsons: Timothy Rice, Steven Dilker and Jeffrey Buck; a great-grandson, Peter Norge; and two brothers: Clifford and Lawrence Wynn. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Lind Funeral Home with the Rev. Roy E. Ferguson, pastor of the Busti Church of God, officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Western Regional Office, P.O. Box 7, East Syracuse, N.Y., 13057. 

David H. Emke 
SOUTH DAYTON - David H. Emke, 61, of South Dayton-Silver Creek Road, died at 1:26 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 23, 1999) in his home. He was born Aug. 21, 1938, in Conewango Valley, the son of the late Charles and Esther Irene Emke Killock. He owned and operated a dairy farm for 27 years and was a former dairy herdsman for Braymillers in Lawton, N.Y., for 15 years. He was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons and the New York state Horsemans Association. Surviving are his wife: Diane M. Webber Emke, whom he married July 4, 1958; four sons: Dennis K. Emke of Cherry Creek, Dwayne R. Emke of South Dayton, Daryl C. Emke of Gowanda, and David R. Emke of Springville; two daughters: Debra I. Emke-Walker of Cherry Creek and Doris R. Treusch of South Dayton; 18 grandchildren and 3 stepgrandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Rebecca Emke, who died Jan. 4, 1983. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the Riles Funeral Home, 39 Main St., Forestville. The Rev. Dennis B. Johnson, pastor of the Hamlet United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Villenova Cemetery, South Dayton. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Hospice Chautauqua County, 188 S. Erie St., Mayville, N.Y., 14757. 

James E. Carlson
James E. Carlson, 77, of 135 Thayer St., died at 1:10 p.m. Friday (Sept. 24, 1999) in the WCA Hospital. A lifelong area resident, he was born July 5, 1922, in Jamestown, the son of the late Edwin and Elizabeth Johnson Carlson. He attended Jamestown schools and had served as a sergeant in the medical corps of the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theatre. He had been employed for 37 years at Hope's Windows, retiring in 1984. He was a member of the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church where he was presently serving as a trustee and usher and had served as an elder. He also was a volunteer for the American Red Cross. Surviving is his wife: Pauline E. Ross Carlson, whom he married Oct. 10, 1948, in DuBois, Pa.; five daughters: Karen Carlson of Lima, Peru, Sharon Muchler of Penn Yan, N.Y., Barbara Smith of North East, Pa., Janet Tennies of Pittsburgh, Julie Panaggio of Jacksonville, N.C.; a son: John R. Carlson of Winston-Salem, N.C.; 10 grandchildren: Kami Domm of Elmira, Adam and Aaron Wolfe of Naples, Graysya Bush of Celoron, Ashley Bush of North East, Christopher and Amanda Tennies of Pittsburgh, Andrea Carlson of Cherry Creek, Nicole and Natalie Panaggio of Jacksonville; and a sister: Dorothy Barton Pearson of Gerry. He was preceded in death by a brother: Robert J. Carlson in 1997, and a sister, Alyce Sears in 1978. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the Falconer Funeral Home, the Rev. H. Wayne Eppehimer, pastor of the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. today and one hour prior to the service Monday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church. 

Jennie LaScola 
FREDONIA - Jennie LaScola, 96, of the Chautauqua County Home in Dunkirk, and formerly of 102 Liberty St., died Saturday (Sept. 25, 1999) in the county home. She was born in Fredonia on July 9, 1903, to Rosolino and Rose Ognibene. She was a homemaker and devoted her life to caring for her son, the late John LaScola Jr., who died in 1995. Surviving are nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband and son; four sisters: Minnie Leone, Josephine, Lucy and Marie Ognibene; and three brothers: Peter, Samuel and Dr. Frank Ognibene. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Anthony's Church, Fredonia. The Rev. C.J. Westfield, pastor, will officiate. Interment will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

Clayton Ralph Miller - CATTARAUGUS - Clayton Ralph Miller, 83, of South Street, Cattaraugus died Thursday (Sept. 23. 1999). He was born Sept. 25, 1915, in Cattaraugus, the son of Earl and Nellie Ruper Miller. A veteran of World War II serving the U.S. Army, he was a truck driver for Wooster Trucking in North East, Pa., and Loblaws in Buffalo. He was a past member of the Roberts Memorial Free Methodist Church. Surviving are a son, Scott D.L. Miller of Scio, N.Y.; two daughters: Cheryl A. Mallen of Otto and Melissa Reid of Cattaraugus; six grandchildren: Rebecca Ellis, Hannah Reid and McKenzie Reid, all of Cattaraugus, Paul and Sarah Hebner of Rochester and Jordan Miller of Scio; one brother, Sidney Miller of Cuba; and two sisters: Joyce Harvey of Cuba and Eunice Berry of Friendship. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Jean Grey Miller whom he married April 15, 1944, and who died Oct. 18, 1985; and two brothers, Albert Ray Miller and Howard Miller. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the Roberts Memorial Free Methodist Church. The Rev. Sebastian Propero, pastor will officiate. Burial will be in Liberty Park Cemetery, Cattaraugus. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the Roberts Memorial Free Methodist Church, 111 South St., Cattaraugus. Memorials may be made to the Roberts Free Methodist Church. Arrangements are by Hills Chapel, 55 S. Main St., Cattaraugus. 

Michelle Kay Reynolds
LAKEWOOD - Michelle Kay Reynolds, 37, of 39 Marvin Ave., died Friday (Sept. 24, 1999) in Roswell Park Cancer Institute. She was born Apr. 8, 1962, in Jamestown, the daughter of William and Kathleen Smith Roehm. A 1980 graduate of Jamestown High School and a 1984 graduate of Oberlin College, she received her master's degree in 1988 from American University in Washington, D.C. She was a writer and also a publicist for Independence Jazz Reunion in Dunkirk and the Newcomers Club. Surviving besides her parents are her husband, Kevin C. Morse, whom she married July 6, 1985; two sons: Kyle and Garrett Morse, both at home; two sisters: Kimberly Kane and Lori Reynolds, both of Bergen, N.Y.; a brother, William J. Roehm II of Jamestown; and a grandmother, Christine Beals of Lakewood. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Roger J. Smith. A memorial Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. The Rev. Dennis W. Mende, pastor, will be celebrant. No visitation will be observed. Arrangements are by Lind Funeral Home. 

Richard C. Morrison
SUGAR GROVE - Richard C. Morrison, 52, of Rd. 1, Box 957, Sugar Grove died at 2:45 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 23, 1999) in WCA Hospital. He was born Aug. 28, 1947, in Erie, the son of the late Ernest C. Morrison and Jean Hardy Morrison. He was self employed in excavation for many years. He was a member of the American Legion and Rod & Gun Club of Sugar Grove. Besides his mother he is survived by his wife, Rhonda Lindstrom Morrison whom he married June 3, 1987; two sons: Braxton and Tyler Morrison at home; two daughters: Jade Morrison at home and Michelle Dyer of Dubois; two grandchildren: Alexis and Amanda Dyer of Dubois; two brothers: Dallas Morrison of Irvine and Bruce Morrison of Cole Hill; two sisters: Cindy Christian of Torpedo and Sherry Seidler of Butler. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. The funeral will be held at 12 p.m. Monday in the McKinney Funeral Home. The Rev. Nancy Schwankee, pastor of the Berea Lutheran Church will officiate. Burial will be in Lottsville Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the Funeral Home. Arrangements are by McKinney Funeral Home, Sugar Grove. James E. Carlson - James E. Carlson, 77, of 135 Thayer Street, died at 1:10 p.m. Friday (Sept. 24, 1999) in WCA Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by the Falconer Funeral Home. 

F. Gibbs Kerns
MAYVILLE - A memorial service honoring F. Gibbs Kerns will be at 8:15 a.m. Monday in the Supreme Court courtroom in the Chautauqua County Courthouse. It has been scheduled by Judge Joseph Gerace with members of the bar association invited to attend. 

Edith A. Carlson
Edith A. Carlson, 94, formerly of Falconer, died at 1:05 a.m. Friday (Sept. 24, 1999) in the Lutheran Social Services Building A. She was born Oct. 13, 1904, in Brooklyn, the daughter of Ernest and Ida Swenson Anderson. She was a graduate of Bay Ridge High School and Adelphi College in Brooklyn. In the early '30s she taught and was a librarian in the New York City Public Schools and from 1962 to 1972 she was a librarian and taught kindergarten at the Southside and Harvey C. Fenner Elementary Schools in the Falconer Central School system. Along with her husband, the late Rev. Clarence H. Carlson whom she married July 18, 1936, in Long Island, and who died Jan. 28, 1964, she pastored the Salem Lutheran Church in Creston, Iowa, from 1936 to 1939, the Wasa Lutheran Church, Staten Island from 1939 to 1954, and the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Falconer, from 1954 to 1964. She was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church where she served on many of its religious and cultural committees. She was a member of the Falconer Senior Citizens. Surviving are a son, Dr. Harold Carlson of East Setauket, N.Y.; two daughters: Edith Doud of St. Louis, and Ellen Peterson of Athens, Ohio; five grandchildren: Gregory and Jonathan Carlson of Setauket, Melissa and Andrew Doud of St. Louis and Trevor Peterson of Boulder, Colo.; a brother, Ernest Anderson of Sun City, Ariz.; and a sister, Wilma Day of Thornwood, N.Y. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Emil Anderson in 1910. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church. The Rev. Mary Alice Peterhaensel, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Falconer. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Bethlehem Lutheran Church or Lutheran Social Services. 

Henry J. Vanhenheke
MASSAPEQUA PARK, N.Y. - Henry J. Vanhenheke, 75, formerly of Tower Street, Jamestown, died Wednesday (Sept. 15, 1999). He was born in Jamestown, the son of Henry and Pauline Vanhenheke. A graduate of Jamestown High School, he was a school principal in Massapequa Park prior to retirement. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II and was a former member of St. James Catholic Church in Jamestown. Surviving are a son, Joseph Vanhenheke. He was preceded in death by a brother, Gilbert Vanhenheke. A memorial Mass will be celebrated in SS. Peter and Paul Church at a later date. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. 

Beverly Faulk Lawton
Beverly Faulk Lawton, 84, of 124 Frederick Blvd., W.E., Jamestown, died at 1:30 a.m. Friday (Sept. 24, 1999) in her home. She was born Jan 4, 1915, in Elbon, Pa., the daughter of Emo and Auguata Faulk. She was employed as a teacher's aide at Southwestern Middle School for 23 years, retiring in 1991. She was a member of Celoron United Methodist Church and was superintendent of the Sunday school for many years. She enjoyed her Sunday school children and loved nature, especially bird watching. Surviving are a daughter: Susan R. Lawton of West Ellicott. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond W. Lawton, whom she married Nov. 19, 1941, and who died Jan 19, 1987; three brothers; and five sisters. A memorial services will be at 7 p.m Monday in the Celoron United Methodist Church. The Rev. Lauren K. Turner, pastor, will officiate. Inurement will be in Lake View Cemetery Visitation will not be observed. Memorials may be made to Celoron United Methodist Sunday School, 28 E. Livingston Ave. Celoron, or the Audubon Society, 1600 Riverside Road, Frewsburg. Arrangements are by Hubert Funeral Home. 

Anita E. Burrows
LOCKWOOD - Anita E. Burrows, 76, of Lockwood, formerly of 205 Sampson St., Jamestown, died Friday (Sept. 24, 1999) in the home of her son. An area resident most of her life, she was born July 21, 1923, in Jamestown, daughter of Joseph and Edna Olson Prince. She was a 1941 graduate of Jamestown High School, she worked as a bookkeeper for several local accountants for many years. She was a member of Pilgrim Memorial Church of Christ, where she was organist for many years. Surviving are two sons: Gregory W. Burrows of Lockwood with whom she made her home, and Tom R. Burrows of Houston; six grandchildren: Erin R. Briggs and Morgan B. Burrows, both of Lockwood, Colby L. Westervelt of Alpin, N.Y., Keelin M. Burrows of Jamestown, Tom R. Burrows and Jake T. Burrows of Houston; and a brother, Joe Prince of Jamestown. She was preceded in death by her husband Roderick W. Burrows, whom she married Oct. 19, 1946, and who died Jun. 1, 1997. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Gilbert J. Pearson, pastor of Pilgrim Memorial United Church of Christ, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the Lind Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Pilgrim Memorial United Church of Christ. 

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