Miscellaneous Erie County, New York Obituaries

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ALFORD - Mary-Louise Kittinger 9/8/2002
September 5, 2002, wife of the late Dr. J. Edwin Alford; mother of Gail A. Gundlah, J. Keith (Wende) and Bryant K. (Susanne) Alford; also survived by seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; sister of the late Spencer C. and Irvine J. Kittinger Jr. A Memorial Service will be held at First Presbyterian Church (Symphony Circle), Saturday, September 14 at 11 AM. Memorials may be made to Buffalo Seminary. Arrangements GEORGE J. ROBERTS & SONS.

AMATUZIO - Pasquale 'Pat' 9/13/2002 September 11, 2002. Beloved husband of Josephine M. (nee Puleo) Amatuzio; loving father of Ann (Lee) Badgley, Mary (Gary) Janos and Annette (Ken) Michaels; dearest grandfather of Frank, Lisa, Tara, Megan, Tori, Taylor and Kyle; son of the late Ralph and Isabelle (nee Mecca) Amatuzio; brother of Mary Amatuzio and Michael (late Velma) Amatuzio; son-in-law of Anna and the late Anthony Puleo; brother-in-law of Charles (Dora) Puleo; also survived by nieces and nephews. The family will be present Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 2600 Sheridan Dr. (at Parker) where funeral services will be held Monday at 8:30 AM and from St. Amelia's Church at 9 AM. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made the Hospice Foundation, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227-1480 or St. Amelia's Church.

APPLEGATE - Harold W. 'Happy' 9/12/2002 September 11, 2002, of the Town of Tonawanda NY. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Applegate; father of Dorothy (Richard) Kover, Lawrence (late Cheryl), Mary, Roseanne (Victor) Wood, Harold (Kathleen), Daniel, Curtis (Nancy) and Kathryn (Kurt) Fierle; also survived by 23 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Friends may call Friday 5-9 PM at the LESTER WEDEKINDT, INC. FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Av, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 9:15 AM. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Timothy's R.C. Church at 10:00. Friends invited.

BERTELSEN - Mary K. 9/13/2002
September 11, 2002, of Plymouth, Michigan; devoted wife of the late James A.; loving mother of Margaret (Steven) Hampton, James M., and Joseph A.; dearest grandmother of James, Steven Hampton; beloved daughter of John P. Dowey; dear sister of Margaret M. Frank, Fr. Alexander Dowey, O.F.M., and Alyce M. Dowey; also survived by sister-in-law Margaret M. Kennedy. Funeral services Monday, 10:30 AM, at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 47650 North Territorial Rd., Plymouth, MI. Visitation Sunday 2-5 and 6-9 PM at the SCHRADER-HOWELL FUNERAL HOME, 280 South Main, Plymouth, and at Church on Monday 9:30 AM until the time of Mass. Scripture service Sunday 7:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the Franciscan Missionary Union, 3140 Meramec Street, St. Louis, MO 63118-4399

BRADLEY - Jean A. (nee Gac) 9/12/2002
September 11, 2002, formerly of Youngstown, NY; beloved wife of the late Bruce J. Bradley; dear mother of Richard (Camille) DeVito, Rosalie (Thomas) Mineo, Roger DeVito of Aurora, CO and Marcia (Dan) Krotz; grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren; sister of Josephine, Eleanor, Eugene, Norman, Sophia, and the late Adolph, Michael, Frank, Frances and Monica. The family will receive friends at the C. MERTZ & SON FUNERAL HOME, INC, 911 Englewood Ave. Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 9 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Shrine of St. John Neumann Chapel (Englewood and Belmont Ave) at 9:30 AM. In lieu of flowers donations to St. John the Baptist Outreach

CHOJECKI - Richard J. 'Corky' 9/12/2002 September 11, 2002; beloved husband of the late Alice (nee Dzikowski); dear father of Cathy (Joseph) Cich and Mark (Jennifer) Chojecki; brother of Mildred (late Max) Reichlmayr, Joan (late Fred) Wojtkowski; brother-in-law of Jean (late Vincent) Pacer; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral from the PACER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2275 George Urban Blvd. (2 blocks East of Dick Rd.) Saturday 8:45 and St. Barnabas Church at 9:00 AM. Friends invited. Family present Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Corky was a member of Depew West End Hose Company #6.

CHRISTOPHER - Marie 9/12/2002
September 11, 2002, loving sister of Lucy (late Anthony) Campanella and the late Concetta (late Herman) Christopher; dearest aunt of Angela Campanella, Margaret (Ronald) Kraska, Anthony (Patricia) Campanella; Sylvester (Betty) Christopher, Theresa (Joseph) Urbino and Ernest (Angela) Christopher; also survived by great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews. The family will be present Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Lancaster-Depew Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 6050 Transit Rd., where funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:15 AM and from St. James Church at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Hospice Foundation.

CRAWFORD - Ronald 9/13/2002 September 10, 2002 in Buffalo, NY, brother of Donald (Delores), Rita, Roland (Arlene) Crawford, Joan (James) Bailey, Veryl (Guilford) Mann, Angie, Joan and Carol Crawford. Funeral services will be held today Friday at 1 PM at the PROVIDENCE MEMORIAL CHAPEL INC., 1275 Sycamore St. (corner of Oberlin).

DAMIANI - Valenti 'Babe' 9/13/2002 August 26, 2002; age 76, of Homosassa, Florida formerly of Amherst, NY; husband of the late Ethel (Mealy) Damiani; father of William (Karen) Damiani, Deborah (Mark) Chopyak and Thomas Damiani; grandfather of five grandchildren; brother of Albert Damiani, Ann (late Nick) Lagattuta, Lucy (Gene) Nalezynski, Alessi (Ann) and the late William (Lena) Damiani. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.

DELAHUNT - Michael James 9/13/2002
Passed away September 11, 2002; son of Francis M. and the late Grace E. Delahunt; long time companion of Joseph Scibetta; brother of Anette (Ed) Gailor, Susan (Bob) Lopez, Steven (Helen) Delahunt and Thomas Delahunt; also survived by three nephews and one niece. No prior visitation. Relatives and friends are welcome to attend a memorial gathering Sunday, September 15 between 3 and 7 PM at 3797 East River Rd., Grand Island, NY. Memorials for Pancreatic Cancer Research may be sent to PAN CAN, 2221 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 131, El Segundo, CA 90245

DRISCOLL - Elizabeth J. ""Betsy' 9/11/2002
DRISCOLL----Elizabeth J. 'Betsy' September 10, 2002; daughter of the late Jeremiah and Elizabeth (Downey) Driscoll; sister of the late Catherine Driscoll, Mrs. Mary Bolger and Mr. Florence 'Brud' (Mary) Driscoll; also survived by several nieces and nephews; dearest friend of Nancy, Bob, Bobby, Paul and Barbara Walz. Friends received Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the NIGHTENGALE FUNERAL HOME, 1884 South Park Ave. (near Tifft) where funeral services will be held Saturday at 8:45 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Thomas Aquinas Church at 9:30 AM. Friends invited. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Flowers declined.

DZIEWA - Cecelia R. (nee Labenski) 9/12/2002
September 11, 2002 of Sloan, NY. Beloved wife of the late Edmund; dearest mother of John (Marcia), Richard (Sydney), Eugene (Carol), Deborah (Glenn) Krawczyk; survived by eleven grandchildren and four great grandchildren; sister of Henry (Violet) Labenski, Stanley (Helen) Labenski and the late Florence, Thaddeus, William, Anthony and Bernice; also survived by nieces and nephews. Prayer services commencing at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2047 Broadway, Cheektowaga-Buffalo City line, Saturday at 9:30 AM and at St. Andrew's Church at 10 AM. Internment in St. Matthews Cemetery. Family present Thursday 7-9 PM and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mrs. Dziewa was a member of the Parish Rosary Society (Friday 1:45 PM) and Sloan Home Bureau.

GOLDSMAN - ANNETTE 9/12/2002 September 11, 2002. Beloved sister of Dr. Sam (Camille) Goldsman of Liverpool, NY, and the late Gerald Goldsman. Sister-in-law of Beverly Goldsman. Loving daughter of the late Morris and Bertha Goldsman. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Graveside Services will be held at Holy Order of the Living Cemetery (Pine Ridge Rd.) Friday at 2 PM. No prior visitations. In lieu of flowers, donations to Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo. Arrangements by Amherst Memorial Chapel, Inc.

HOUCK - Donald L., Sr. 9/12/2002
September 11, 2002, beloved husband for 54 years of Carol M. (Lenz) Houck; dear father of Donald L., Jr. (Deborah) Houck, Cynthia H. (Thomas) Leising and Melissa Houck-Werner (Richard Werner); loving Poppy of Evan (Tara) Houck, Adam and Kaitlin Sassone, Scott Baker, Bridget Houck and Emily and Kendra Werner. The family will be present to receive friends Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at BEACH-TUYN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5541 Main St. (at Cayuga Rd.), Williamsville. A memorial service will be held Saturday morning at 11 o'clock in Central Presbyterian Church, Main and Jewett Pkwy., Buffalo. Friends are invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the church. Mr. Houck was a member of Master Builder Lodge #911 F&AM, under whose auspices a memorial service will be held Friday evening at 7:30.

INSALACO - Antoinette 9/13/2002
(See Patrick notice)

KRAUS - Mary 9/12/2002
September 11, 2002 of West Seneca; beloved wife of the late John Kraus; dear mother of Marianne (Charles) Hereth, Joseph (Carolyn), the late John Kraus; mother in law of Linda Kraus. Also survived by ten grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and brothers and sisters in Germany and France. Funeral from the CHAS. F. MCMAHON FUNERAL HOME INC., 982 Abbott Rd. Saturday at 8:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of the Sacred Heat RC Church at 9 AM. Friends may call Thursday from 7-9 PM and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.

KUD - Elisabeth Anne (Donovan) 9/13/2002
September 12, 2002, of Amherst, NY, formerly of Belmont, NY, age 48, wife of James Kud; mother of Jamie Lynn, Jennifer Anne and Patrick Todd Kud U.S.A.F of Dayton, OH; daughter of Jean (Peter) Gambino of Belmont, NY and the late William Donovan of Hornell, NY; sister of Roberta (Ted) Seeley of Belmont, NY, John (Ellen) Donovan of Arkport, NY, Susan (James) Rosenberger of Belmont, NY, Mary Frances Gambino (Robert Gerber) of Lake Park, FL, Daniel (Kathy) Gambino of Mt. Airy, MD and Peter (Nichole) Gambino of Hagerstown, MD; daughter-in-law of Irene (late John) Kud; sister-in-law of Timothy (Joanne) Kud, Gregory (Rosemarie) Kud and Janice Balsor of Cleveland, OH; also survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews as well as five great-nieces and nephews. Friends may call Saturday 7-9 PM, Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DENGLER FUNERAL HOME, 2070 Eggert Rd., Amherst between Niagara Falls Blvd. and North Bailey where prayers will be offered Monday morning at 8:45 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Leo the Great Church at 9:15. A funeral luncheon will immediately follow the funeral Mass at the Holiday Inn, 1881 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. Elisabeth was a member of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church of Amherst and employed by M&T Bank for 10 years. She was a caring and selfless person. On-line tributes may be made to www.mem.com

KUFEL - Jane J. 9/13/2002
September 12, 2002. Dear sister of Regina Kufel and the late Steffie (Frank) Sliwa and William Sr. (Rose) Kufel; beloved aunt of Susan (Howard Jr.) Anderson, William Jr. (Debbie) and Dr. Thomas (Linda) Kufel; also survived by great-nephews and great-nieces. Family and friends may call Friday from 7-9 PM at the DONALD J. SIWEK FUNERAL HOME, 610 Hertel Ave, where services will be held Saturday at 10 AM, followed by a Mass at St. Florian Church at 10:30. Miss Kufel was a member of the Niagara Frontier Women's Auxiliary Post #1041.

KURDZIEL - Casimer R. 9/13/2002 of Depew, NY, September 12, 2002, beloved husband of Mildred (Ratajczak) and the late Emily (Gawronski); devoted father of Kathleen (Richard) Maciejewski, Elizabeth (David) Lazarski, Shirley (Charles) Burg, Nancy Renzoni, and the late John (Virginia) Kurdziel; loving grandfather of nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; dear brother of Edward, Gerald (Shirley), late Phil (Estelle), and the late Richard (Stasia); also survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation with family at EDWARD J. CICHON FUNERAL HOME, 4929 Broadway, Depew, Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Relatives & friends invited to a Mass of Christian Burial in St. James Church, 496 Terrace Blvd., Depew, Saturday at 9:30 AM. (Please assemble at church). Mr. Kurdziel was a member of Private Leonard Post Jr. Post No. 6251.

LESTER - Donald J. Sr. 9/13/2002
September 12, 2002 of Lackawanna, NY. Beloved fiancee of Gene F. Kubiak; dearest father of Donald J. Jr (Carol), Mary Rose (Joseph) Williams, James Patrick Timothy (Mary Kay), Helen L. Markum and Robert D. (Laura); grandfather of ten; son of the late Sylvester and Helen (nee Deffner) Lester; brother of Robert (Ethel), Helen (Edward) Leadley, Paul (Carol) and the late Sylvester (Joanne), Shirley (Adam) Polakiewicz; also survived by nieces and nephews. Chapel service from the COLONIAL MEMORIAL CHAPEL INC., 3003 South Park Ave., Lackawanna, NY, Saturday evening at 7 PM. Mr. Lester Sr. was a member of the Matthew Glab Post 1477, VFW Post 898, Lineman, retired dispatcher and Pension Club member for twenty five years with Niagara Mohawk, honorary member US Olympics, US Coast Guard Yakugat from May 1949, honorable discharge February 1956. Visitation Saturday only 2-7 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Mr. Lester touched the lives of many and will not be forgotten.

LINGSWEILER - Dorothy (nee Hunt) U.S.N. 9/12/2002
September 10, 2002 of Hamburg, NY; wife of the late John C. Lingsweiler; dear mother of Sandra (Kenneth) Prawel and Basil Lingsweiler; sister of the late Lucille Schrimmel; dearest grandmother of Christine and Chad Lingsweiler, Carrie Crowley, James (Mary Ann) Prawal, Lynette (Jason) Woolley and Deanne (Daniel) Lyng; great-grandma of John and Joshua Woolley; life-long friend of Marie Cleveland. Family will receive friends Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the WURTZ FUNERAL HOME, 9287 Boston State Rd., Boston, NY, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:00 AM. Friends and family invited.

LoVULLO - Anthony J. 9/12/2002
Of the Town of Tonawanda, September 11, 2002, beloved husband of Anna (nee Schiavo) LoVullo; dear father of Albert (Nancy) LoVullo, Phyllis Butera and Mary Ann LoVullo; grandfather of Lisa LoVullo, Steven LoVullo, Christopher (Cheryl) Butera and Anthony (Stacey) Butera; great-grandfather of Noah Butera; brother of Carmela (late Sam) DiMarco, Josephine (late Bennie) Inzinna, Mary (late Angelo) Cellura, Samuel 'Sonny' (Carol) LoVullo and the late Eva (late Joseph) Rizzo and Leonard (Jeanne) LoVullo. Friends received Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the GRECO FUNERAL HOME INC., 2909 Elmwood Ave (near Sheridan Dr.) where funeral service will be held Saturday morning at 9:00 and in St. Andrew's Church at 9:30. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations to Hospice Buffalo Inc. appreciated. Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

MADONIA - Salvatora F. 9/13/2002
Of Oakfield, NY, at the age of 92 on September 11, 2002. Loving daughter of the late Antonio and Luccia Madonia; dear sister of Grace Panepento and brother Augie, Sara Alexander, Rose Heintz, Mary Gloyd and the late Gasper, Sam, Congetto F. and Pauline Baglio; also survived by nieces and nephews. No prior visitation. A funeral service will be held on Saturday morning at 10 o'clock at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 381 Edison St., Buffalo. Arrangements by LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME.

MARSHALL - Hon. Frederick M. 9/12/2002 Of Orchard Park, NY. September 10, 2002. Beloved husband of Marjorie (Percival) Marshall; father of Philip M. (Cheryl), Paul A. (Lisa) and Frederick J. (Mary) Marshall; loving grandfather of David W., Wendy N., Katherine M., Frederick J. Jr., Jeffrey C. and Sarah M. The family will receive friends Friday 3-5 PM and 7-9 PM and Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the F.E. BROWN SONS FUNERAL HOME INC., E. Quaker St. (Rte. 20A, one mile east of Rte. 219), Orchard Park. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday 1 PM in Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, Main and Center Sts., East Aurora. Friends invited. Memorials made to Shriner's Hospital for Children, 1600 Southwestern Blvd., West Seneca, NY 14224 or Erie County Bar Foundation, 438 Main St., 6th Floor, Buffalo 14202.

MASON - Terry S. 9/13/2002
Suddenly September 9, 2002. Beloved son of Sarah Washington and Ulysee McCray; father of four; also other relatives. Family will receive friends on Saturday at 4 PM, followed by funeral at 5, at the BRIAN K. LEWIS FUNERAL HOME, 2528 Bailey Ave.

MICHALAK - Ann M. (nee Barbic) 9/12/2002
September 11, 2002 of Cheektowaga, NY; wife of the late Joseph T. Michalak; beloved mother of Rosalie Stern and Frances (Richard) Lohr; dear grandmother of Nicole, Linda and Annette; sister of George (late Caroline) Barbic, Catherine (Edward) Manka, Lillian (Leon) Manka, Helen (Robert) Levulis, the late Mary (late Frank) Yakovac, Stephen (late Katherine), Joseph (late Marie) and Robert Barbic; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present Thursday 7-9 PM and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at BEACH-TUYN FUNERAL HOME, 5541 Main St., at Cayuga Rd., Williamsville. Funeral will be held on Saturday at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of Bistrica Croatian Church, 1619 Abbott Rd., Lackawanna. Please assemble at church.

MORTON - Donald L. 9/12/2002 September 11, 2002, beloved husband of the late Flora Belle; dearest father of Roberta (John) Michaels, Donna L. Bunce, Gary A. (Linda) Morton, Adelma Jean Moore; dear grandfather of Kathrine Tabbi, Gregory (Michele) Bunce, Dianna (John) Wangler, Tracy Morton, Jennifer (Scott) Bostwick, Robynn (Jim) Failla, Jerry (Amy) Blacher and Alecia Michaels; also survived by 16 great-grandchildren. Friends may call Friday only 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DENGLER FUNERAL HOME, 2070 Eggert Rd., Amherst (between N. Bailey and Niagara Falls Blvd.) where funeral will be held Saturday at 10 AM. Friends invited. On-line tributes may be sent to www.mem.com

MURRAY - Michael A. 9/12/2002 September 1, 2002. Beloved husband Janice D. (nee Dunbar); dear father of Michael R. (Becky), David E. (Laurie) Murray and Elizabeth M. (Daniel) Nowak; grandfather of David, Stephen, Rachel, Amy, Elle, Lisa and Katie; brother of the late John Murray. The family will be present to receive friends Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Harris Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8440 Main Street (near Harris Hill Rd.) where funeral services will be held Saturday at 9:30 AM and from Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church at 10:00 AM. If desired, contributions may be made in Mr. Murray's memory to the Organ Fund at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church.

NICKERSON - James H. 9/13/2002
September 11, 2002. Husband of Jane (nee Frink); father of Joel (Diana) Nickerson, Jeff Nickerson, Jason (Laurie) and Janis Federowitz; also survived by seven grandchildren, and a sister Helen Stepnek. Friends will be received on Saturday from 2-4 PM at the BABBITT & EASTON FUNERAL HOME, Franklinville. Graveside services will be held Sunday at 2 PM in Steamburg Cemetery. Memorials to the Franklinville VFD Ambulance fund.

OFFERMANN - Elizabeth A. 'Betsy' 9/13/2002
Suddenly, September 11, 2002. Of Paonia, CO. Formerly of Buffalo, NY. Dearest daughter of Paul V. and Maryfrances B. Offermann; sister of Louise M. (Thomas) Bannigan of Houston, TX, Dr. Paul V. (Elizabeth) Offermann of Roanoke, VA and Peter F. (Lorraine) Offermann of Rochester, NY; also survived by four nieces and four nephews; dearest friend of Colin L. Kurtz of Paonia, CO. Friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mark's RC Church Monday at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Sisters of St. Joseph, 23 Agassiz Circle, Buffalo 14214. Arrangements GEORGE J. ROBERTS & SONS FUNERAL HOME.

PALKA - Stanley J. 9/12/2002
September 10, 2002; beloved husband of the late Marion (Walchowiak) Palka; dear father of Christine (Michael) Divens; brother of Irene (late Chester) Janeczko; survived by nephews and family in Poland. Funeral service from the MATTHEW C. OKONIEWSKI FUNERAL HOME, INC, 1168 Walden Ave, at Gualbert Saturday at 9 AM and in St. John Gualbert Church at 9:30 AM. Family present Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM

PATRICK - Antoinette M. (nee Insalaco) 9/13/2002
September 11, 2002, Age 88 of 75th St., Niagara Falls, NY; beloved wife of the late Michael Patrick; daughter of the late Leonard and Carmela (nee LoVullo) Insalaco; dear sister of Sam Insalaco, Teresa Favet, Nellie Geschwender, Annie Fahs, and the late Mary Vitullo; also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will be present to receive friends Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the SPALLINO-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 1300 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, where Funeral Services will be held Saturday at 8:15 AM and at Prince of Peace Church at 9:00 AM. Friends invited. Mrs. Patrick was a foster grandparent for the Head Start Program.

POLINO - Catherine J. (nee Conoscenti) 9/12/2002
Of Tonawanda, NY, September 12, 2002, beloved wife of the late Joseph Vincent Polino; dearest mother of Joseph V. of Florida and Paul T. (Joanne) Polino; grandmother of Paul Anthony and Michael Joseph Polino; sister of Ann (Robert) Seifert, Paul Conoscenti, Rev. Fred Conoscenti and the late Dorothy Radice. Friends received Friday 4-8 PM at the GRECO FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2909 Elmwood Ave. (near Sheridan Dr.) and are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial in St. John the Baptist Church, (Englewood Ave.) Saturday morning at 10:45. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

SCHINTZIUS - Charles 9/12/2002
Of Manlius, NY, formerly of Buffalo, September 11, 2002; dearest husband of the late Mary Luella Hall; stepfather of Karen O'Brien Smallen of Yardley, PA and Kathleen Niederpruem of Fayetteville, NY; grandfather of four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews; brother of Paul J.; son of the late J. Frank Schintzius and Grace Becherer. The family will be present on Saturday from 9:30-10:30 AM at the (Delaware Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 1132 Delaware Ave (near W. Ferry) A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM at Blessed Sacrament Church, Delaware and Utica.

SCHRLAU - Jean (nee Skrobot) 9/12/2002
August 2, 2002; dear mother of George E. (Susan) Schrlau, Susan J. (Gene) Pacer, Gayle (Damian) Grabowski, Peggy Ann Schrlau and Christine Rico; sister of Alice Wiggins, Charlotte Zarkowski, Josephine Wojcik, Peggy Gallo, Alexandria Zon, Sylvia Byrnes and Fred Skrobot; grandmother of Michael (Amy), Jill Schrlau, Linda Pacer, Stephen Pacer and Melissa Grabowski. Friends may call at the SCHLAGER FUNERAL HOME INC., 4614 Main Street, Snyder where the family will be present Saturday, September 14, at 11 o'clock followed by memorial services at 11:30. Mrs. Schrlau was a former employee of Kenmore Mercy Hospital. If desired, memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo Inc.

SCHULTZ - Doris E. (nee Starling) 9/12/2002
September 10, 2002; beloved wife of the late Franklin L; dearest mother of Glen (Sharon), Merlin 'Ernie' and the late Beth Richard; mother-in-law of Norman Richard; grandmother of Michael Schultz, Jonathan Richard, Teri Cornell, Kirsten Gryglewicz, Jason Schultz, Heidi Richard and Kara Richard; great grandmother of four great grandchildren; sister of Jean Stuart; also survived by nieces and nephews. The family will be present Friday from 7-9 PM and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC, 2600 Sheridan Dr. (corner Parker Blvd). Family and friends are invited to attend funeral services Sunday at 2 PM in Grace Baptist Church, 2525 Eggert Rd, Tonawanda, NY

VENTURA - James A. 9/12/2002
Of Lancaster-Depew, NY, September 11, 2002, beloved husband of Irene (Schoenthaler) Ventura and the late Rose (Neri) Ventura; loving father of Mary Ann (Joseph) Loffredo and William (Sharon) Schoenthaler; grandfather of Joseph (Michele), Janine (Joseph) Mirabile, John (Jean), James Loffredo, Kim Schoenthaler, Cheryl Reukauf and Gary (Amy) Schoenthaler; great-grandfather of six; brother of Antoinette Ezzo, Anna, Carmen (Feni), Samuel (Eleanor), Millie Catuzzi, Eleanor Olari and the late Joseph (Sylvia). Funeral from the funeral home of WENDEL & LOECHER INC., 27 Aurora St., Lancaster Saturday morning at 9 AM and at Our Lady of Pompeii Church at 9:30 AM. Family present Friday only, 2-4 and 7-9 PM. James was a former employee of Dresser Industries, a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Holy Name Society and the Moose & Eagles Lodge. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady of Pompeii Foundation. For family health reasons please refrain from wearing perfume or fragrances.

VISCIANO - Rita M. (Siracuse) 9/12/2002
September 11, 2002, beloved wife of Vincent V. Visciano; loving mother of Sharon (David) Fineberg, Louis J. and Vincent V. Jr. Visciano; dearest grandmother of seven grandchildren; sister of Pat (Mary) Siracuse, Santa (Daniel) Ratka, Sue (Paul) Fox, the late Anthony, John (late Elaine) and Frank (Lucy) Siracuse, Josephine Vicaretta, Rose (late Louis) Campanelli and Molly (late Nicholas) Maile. The family will be present at the MICHAEL A. DiVINCENZO FUNERAL HOME, 1122 E. Lovejoy St. Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Francis Assisi Church, 135 N. Ogden St. Saturday morning at 9:30 AM. Please assemble at Church. Flowers gratefully declined.

VOGT - Edward L. 9/12/2002
Suddenly September 10, 2002, age 72, beloved husband of Eleanor (nee Hupf); devoted father of Edward F. (Janice), Eleanore M. (Paul) Weppler, Francis J., Gerard P. (Natasha) and John L. Vogt; grandfather of Anneliese R. Vogt; son of the late Regina J. and Leonard C. Vogt; brother of Lucille (late James) Bacon of Dansville, NY. The family will be present to receive friends Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel), AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 2600 Sheridan Dr. (at Parker Blvd.), where funeral services will be held Saturday at 8:30 AM and from St. Amelia Church at 9 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Amelia Church.

WESTERVELT - Patricia A. (nee Barto) 9/13/2002
September 11, 2002, age 39, of Tonawanda; wife of Gary D. Westervelt; mother of Amelia and Joshua Westervelt; daughter of Raymond Barto and Genevieve Mahoney; sister of Brian (Sherrie) Barto and Brigette (John) Reynolds; also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call on Sunday from 1-5 PM at the HAMP FUNERAL HOME INC., Adam & Seymour Sts., Tonawanda. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 AM Monday at St. Francis Chapel on Adam St. in Tonawanda. Friends invited. If desired, memorials for the Westervelt Children are preferred. Obituary, condolences and directions at www.hampfuneral.com

WITTER - Yvonne (nee Woolley) 9/12/2002
September 12, 2002, beloved wife of the late Steven M.; dearest mother of Gregory E. (Ellen) and Gary S. (Kathleen G.) Witter; dear grandmother of Steven, Scott, Tricia, Jaime and Randy Witter. Friends may call Friday 4-8 PM and Saturday 10-11:30 AM at the GEORGE J. ROBERTS & SONS FUNERAL HOME, Rolling Chapel, 3000 Delaware Ave., Kenmore, where funeral service will be held Saturday at 11:30 AM. Memorials may be made to the Kenmore Rotary Foundation, 3200 Elmwood Ave., Suite 121, Kenmore 14217 or the American Cancer Society.


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