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ANDRZEJEWSKI - Mary Kazmierczak
9/22/1997

September 21, 1997 of Cheektowaga, NY; beloved wife of Matthew; dearest mother of the late Joyce (Raymond) Oliver; dearest grandmother of Cheryl (Daniel Coughlin) Oliver, Jill (Paul) Kerr, Raymond Oliver Jr., and Kim (Robert) Hy; great-grandmother of Shannon Hy and Matthew Kerr; predeceased by brothers and sisters; survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present to receive relatives and friends Monday 7-9 PM and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the MELVIN J. SLIWINSKI FUNERAL HOME, 85 George Urban Blvd. (west of Harlem Road) where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 9 AM and from Most Holy Redeemer Church at 9:30 AM. Interment St. Stanislaus Cemetery.



BAJ - Alfreda A. (nee Hochul)
9/22/1997

September 21, 1997; beloved wife of the late Joseph; dear mother of Carl (Sophie); grandmother of Aniela and Adam; mother of Arthur and family; sister of Ann Surowiec, Virginia Lewandowski, late Elizabeth Kopinski, late Emily Krupski, late Stanley, late William and the late Richard Hochul. Family and friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 at ST. JOHN'S FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1456 Broadway (892-4600), where services will be held Wednesday at 9:15 and at 9:30 at St. John Kanty Church.



BIRLI - Laura Langefeld
9/20/1997

September 19, 1997, wife of the late Henry V. Birli; mother of Barbara 'Bobbie' (Brian) Schofield and Paul B. (Lynn) Birli; grandmother of Christopher Birli, Jason and Jonathan Schofield, Laura Birli and Jacquelyn Schofield; sister-in-law of Wilma DeRosa; also survived by several nieces and nephews. No prior visitation. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service in the Village Meeting House, 5658 Main St., Williamsville, Saturday morning, September 27 at 11:00 o'clock. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial contributions may be made to the Diabetes Association or National Kidney Foundation. Arrangements by BEACH-TUYN FUNERAL HOME INC.



BONGI - Marie J. (nee Severino)
9/21/1997

September 19, 1997, beloved wife of Joseph M. Bongi; dear mother of Joseph M. Bongi Jr., Ronald M. (Carolyn) Bongi and David M. Bongiovanni; also survived by four grandchildren; sister of Joseph (late Anita) Severino and Rose Severino. Friends received Sunday 7-9 PM and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the GRECO FUNERAL HOME INC, 2909 Elmwood Ave (near Sheridan Dr.) where funeral will be held Tuesday morning at 8:45 and at Blessed Sacrament Church, Claremont Ave at 9:30. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be sent to Blessed Sacrament Church Outreach Program, 263 Claremont Ave, Buffalo, NY 14223. Marie was a retired school clerk with the Buffalo Board of Education.



BURGER - Ellen
9/21/1997

Saturday, September 20, 1997, at the Niagara Lutheran Home in Buffalo, sister of the late James and Joseph Burger; dear aunt of Martin Burger, Heather Matthews, Jimmy Burger, Faye Chambers and Holly Angert; also survived by several great-nieces and nephews. Miss. Burger worked for 25 years at Worthington Pump in Buffalo. Friends may call at the WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, 722 Ridge Road North, Ridgeway, Ontario from 2-4 and 7-9 PM Monday. Funeral services in the chapel Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Stevensville, Ontario.



CARVER - Thomas
9/21/1997

58, memorial service to be held Saturday, September 27, 1997. Arrangements by PAUL A KLOC BLOSSOM CHAPELS, INC. ( PH 668-5666).



CASTRONOVO - Annette D. (nee) North
9/22/1997

September 20, 1997; beloved wife of Peter J. Castronovo; dearest daughter of Carl and Barbara; sister of David and Eric; granddaughter of Stanley and Alexandra Popek; daughter-in-law of Peter and Angeline Castronovo; sister-in-law of Rose (Howard) Lewkowitz, Chris (Ted) Morton, Paul and John; survived by aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Family will be present to receive relatives and friends Monday 7-9 PM and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the MELVIN J. SLIWINSKI FUNERAL HOME, 85 George Urban Blvd., (west of Harlem Road). Funeral services will be held at Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral, 6298 Broadway, Lancaster Wednesday at 9:30 AM. (Please assemble at church). Interment Holy Mother of the Rosary Cemetery.



CERRILLO - April Renae (Salt)
9/22/1997

September 21, 1997; of Holley, NY; formerly of Grand Island; beloved wife of Michael Jay Cerrillo; devoted mother of Andrew Michael and Brianna Renae Cerrillo; cherished daughter of Gary Ted Salt and Sandra L. Watkins; beloved sister of Brandi Lee Salt and Trey Hill; granddaughter of Dick and Gloria Watkins, Betty and the late Theodore Salt and Marilynn Tilghman. Friends may call Tuesday 7-9 PM and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the KAISER FUNERAL HOME, 1950 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 AM at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church.



DONATELLO - Rose M. (Palma)
9/22/1997

Of Lancaster, NY, September 19, 1997, wife of Dan M. Donatello; mother of Daniel F. (Rose) and James M. (Sally) Donatello; grandmother of eight; great-grandmother of eight. Funeral from the funeral home of WENDEL & LOECHER, INC., 27 Aurora St., Lancaster, Tuesday at 9 AM and at Our Lady of Pompeii Church at 9:30. Family present Sunday 7-9 and Monday 2-4 and 7-9. Rose was a member of the Rosary Soc.



DOREY - Ruby M. (Footer)
9/22/1997

September 21, 1997, of Tonawanda TWP; wife of the late Arthur T. Dorey; dear mother of Mary (William) Ludden of Grand Island, Carol Stone of Syracuse, Thomas (Rose) Dorey of Lakewood and Diane (Richard) DeValentino; also survived by fourteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; sister of Ethel Wolfganger of Canandaigua, Mildred Bailey and Earnest Footer; sister-in-law of Doris Footer. Friends may call at D. LAWRENCE GINNANE FUNERAL HOME, 3215 Delaware Ave., Kenmore, Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where funeral will be held Wednesday at 12:45. Mass of Christian burial from St. Andrew's R.C. Church at 1:15 PM. Entombment, Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Epiphany Mausoleum. Memorials to St. Vincent de Paul Society of Saint Andrew's Church are preferred.



FATICONI - Corinne (DelMastro)
9/22/1997

September 21, 1997; beloved wife of the late Peter T. Faticoni; dear mother of Lucille Brewster; grandmother of Nicole and Brad Brewster; sister of Angelo DelMastro, Elvia Costello and Antoinette Brigidi. Friends received at the MICHAEL A. DiVINCENZO FUNERAL HOME, 1122 Lovejoy St. Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 9 and at St. Francis of Assisi Church at 9:30.



FAULRING - Esther M.
9/21/1997

September 19, 1997, of Boston, NY, wife of the late Herold Faulring; mother of Faye (Leo) Woods, Thelma, Susan (Lee) Heusinger and Sandra Cranston; grandmother of Cory, David and Thomas Cranston, Kara, Molly and Eric Heusinger; great grandmother of Brianna Farris; sister of Dorothy (Bob) Kummer and the late Ronald Ketterer; sister-in-law of Shirley Ketterer and Ethel Zahler. Family will receive friends Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the WURTZ FUNERAL HOME, 9287 Boston State Rd, Boston, NY. Funeral service from St. Martin's Lutheran Church, Cole Rd, Tuesday at 11 AM. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to St. Martin's Lutheran Church, Cole Rd, Colden, NY.



GADRA - Helen (nee Stange)
9/22/1997

September 20, 1997, beloved wife of James Gadra Sr.; devoted mother of James Jr., Cliff and Suzanne Gadra; loving grandmother of Jennifer, Jacqueline and Jamie; great-grandmother of Jonathan and Jamie; dear sister of Elsa (Wayne) Clark and the late Edward (Katherine) and Frederick (Eleanor) Stange, Emily (Edward) Farchman and Bertha (Charles) Troidl; also survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation at the BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME, INC, 2005 Clinton St. (corner S. Ogden), Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral services will be private. Flowers gratefully declined, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Buffalo, Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227.



GROSSO - Charles J.
9/21/1997

September 20, 1997; husband of the late Mildred Petti Grosso; brother of Carmella Dorazio; uncle of Kenneth Stolfo; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends received at the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 1700 Hertel Ave. (near Starin) on Sunday from 7-9 and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Friends invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Rose of Lima Church Tuesday morning at 9:30. Mr. Grosso was an Army veteran of WWII.



HAMBRUCH - Marion J.
9/22/1997

September 21, 1997 of the Town of Tonawanda, NY; beloved wife of Wilbert Hambruch; sister of John (Elizabeth) and the late Russell Rowson; sister-in-law of Helen Rowson; also survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews. Friends may call Monday 7-9 and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT, INC., FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 8:45 AM. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Andrew's R.C. Church at 9:15. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Mrs. Hambruch was Past President of Milton J. Bronschidle Post #205 Auxiliary.



HARRIS - Nathan
9/22/1997

September 20 1997; husband of Henrietta (nee Teplitsky); father of Sheila (Bruce) Harris and Cindy (Arnold) Obstein; grandfather of Brian and Elizabeth Harris and Keith, Steven and David Obstein. Funeral services Monday 2 PM from the DELAWARE PARK MEMORIAL CHAPEL, INC. 2141 Delaware Ave. Flowers gratefully declined. memorials may be made to the Weinberg Campus or Temple Beth El. Jay L. Mesnekoff, Director.



HAUCK - June R. (nee Armstrong)
9/21/1997

September 20, 1997; wife of the late Edward P. Hauck; mother of Judith (Phillip) Imerese, Kathleen (Neil) Harris, Edward (Barbara) and Peter Hauck; grandmother of eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; also survived by five sisters. Family present Monday only from 2-4 and 7-9 at the PERNA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1306 Hertel Ave. (near Colvin Ave.) where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 8:30 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Leo the Great Church at 9:30 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery.



HODGSON - Shirley A. (nee Kelly)
9/22/1997

Of Cheektowaga, NY, September 2, 1997, beloved wife of John M.; dearest mother of James E. Zunner, Mary M. Zunner and Laura (Will) Barnard; step-mother of Neal, Dawn Sam, Mark and Nancy Hodgson; sister of Bonnie J. (Leonard) Komanski; also survived by five grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial mass at St. Barnabus Church, Depew on Saturday, September 27 at 11 AM. No prior visitation. Funeral arrangements by the URBAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, INC.



KATCHKO - Theodore
9/22/1997

Of Stamford, CT; September 20, 1997; husband of the late Rita Jean Katchko; father of Bob Katchko of Stamford, Susanne Katchko of Sommerville, MA and Cantor Deborah Katchko-Zimmerman of Getzville, NY; also survived by four grandchildren. Services will be held Monday in Stamford, CT. Arrangements by the DELAWARE PARK MEMORIAL CHAPEL, INC. Jay L. Mesnekoff, Director.



KOWALKOWSKI - Michalina A. 'Maimie' (nee Augustyn)
9/22/1997

Of Hamburg, NY, September 20, 1997; beloved wife of the late Edward; dearest mother of Arlene (Gilbert) Francis; grandmother of Terri Lynn (Paul) Schelter, Daniel (Sandy) Francis and James Francis; great-grandmother of Daniel, Chelsea and Shannon; sister of Charlotte (late John) Borowiak, Helen (late Chester) Radziwon and the late Henry (Lucille) Augustyn; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral services Tuesday morning at 8:30 from the (Blasdell Chapel) of the JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3748 South Park Ave. and at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church at 9 o'clock. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Family present Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.



KROMER - Clarence G.
9/21/1997

Of Cheektowaga, NY; entered into rest September 20, 1997; beloved husband of the late Mildred (nee Lipp) Kromer; devoted father of Sally Ann (Frank) Koziel and Nancy Lou(Raymond) Wagner; cherished grandfather of nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; loving son of the late Joseph and Mary (nee Block) Kromer; dear brother of Marion Meyer and the late Joseph Kromer; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME, (Northtowns Chapel) 4614 Main St. near Harlem (same location as Schlager Funeral Home) on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral will be held on Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady Help of Christians Church at 10 o'clock. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.



LeBLANC - Tilman 'Tilly'
9/21/1997

September 17, 1997, in Avon, CT, devoted father of Kathleen (Michael) Hill; loving grandfather of Scott, Kaycie and Jolie Hill; son of the late Tilman and Emma LeBlanc; brother of Janet (Charles) Eggers, Doris (Joseph) McNamara, Donald (Kathleen) LeBlanc and the late Norman (Norma) LeBlanc; also survived by nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and great-nephews. Family will be present to receive friends Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the RAY O'CONNELL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2286 South Park Ave., where funeral will be held Tuesday morning at 11:15 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Church of The Holy Family at 12 o'clock noon. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.



MARATTA - Amelia M.
9/21/1997

September 14, 1997 of Amherst, NY, beloved wife of the late Ralph P. Maratta and James F. Nesper; mother of James M. (Maxine) Nesper; also survived by three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be private. If desired, memorials may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, Snyder, NY or the Beachwood Nursing Home. Arrangements by HARRY A. WEDEKINDT FUNERAL HOME INC.



McQUADE - Kenneth T.
9/21/1997

September 20, 1997; beloved husband of the late Lillian (McElaney); devoted father of Lenore (Arthur) Klawitter; dearest grandfather of Lisa, Debra and Shawn (Jodi) McTigue; great-grandfather of Devin Patrick McTigue. Family will be present to receive friend Sunday 7-9 and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the ORLOWSKI-PIETSZAK FUNERAL HOME, 2400 William St., (897-2400) where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 9:30 and at St. Josaphat Church at 10 AM. Mr. McQuade was retiree of Lucidol-Penwalt Division. Donations in his memory may be made to Hospice Buffalo Inc.



MERRILL - Roberta H.
9/22/1997

Of Buffalo, NY; September 21, 1997; beloved mother of Audrey H. Tonnesen, Amy M. Carter (James Antkowiak), Richard R., Stephen C. Carter, Christine M., Kurt A. Wagner and several step children; survived by grandchildren; daughter of Florence Merrill and the late Robert C. Merrill; sister of Steve (Barbara), Carl (Kelly) Merrill. No prior visitation. Friends and relatives are invited to attend a Memorial Service at the CASTIGLIA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 873 Abbott Road, Tuesday morning at 9 AM.



MINAHAN - Rosalind Lang
9/22/1997

September 20, 1997; age 101; wife of the late Arthur Charles Minahan; mother of James G. Minahan of Andover, NJ; sister of the late Irene Lang Clement, Mrs. Hilda M. Donnelly, Alfred Lang, Raymond Lang, Gerhart Lang Jr. and Mrs. Marie Soukup; survived by six grandchildren, five great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren; aunt of Mary Claire Soukup, Mark Soukup and the late Sr. Anne Soukup, OSF. Friends received at the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 1700 Hertel Ave., (near Starin) on Tuesday evening from 6-9. Friends invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial, St. Rose of Lima Church, Wednesday morning at 9:30. Interment in UG&F Cemetery.



MORAN - Beth C. (Cheshire)
9/21/1997

Formerly of Tonawanda, NY; September 18, 1997; beloved wife of Theodore J. Moran; dearest daughter of Thomas and Nancy Cheshire; sister of Jeffrey D. (Susan) Cheshire; granddaughter of Mary Ellen (late Joseph) Cheshire. The family will receive friends Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the F.E. BROWN SONS FUNERAL HOME, INC., E. Quaker St. (Rt. 20 A) Orchard Park. Services Tuesday from St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 6595 E. Quaker St., Orchard Park at 2 PM. Friends invited. Memorials made to Interstitial Cystitis Association.



NUNZ - Mildred A. (Kopper)
9/22/1997

September 21, 1997; beloved wife of the late Alfred P.; dear mother of Alfred (Marie) Nunz and Diana (Richard) Zorich; grandmother of five; great-grandmother of ten; great-great-grandmother of two; sister of Ruth (Walter) Moreland and the late Florence (John) Koch, Gertrude (Roy) Mussehl, Harold Kopper and Evelyn Pawlaw; sister-in-law of Ted Pawlaw; also survived by nieces and nephews; dearest friend of the late Stanley Osika. Friends may call at the JAMES E. GRACE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 335 Ontario St., Monday 5-9 PM where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 8:45 and in St. Margaret's Church, 1395 Hertel Ave. at 9:30 AM.



OBSTARCZYK - Angeline
9/22/1997

September 21, 1997; beloved daughter of the late Baltazar and Caroline Obstarczyk; loving sister of Catherine Kryszak, Chester (Stephanie), Walter (Mary) and the late Anthony Obstarczyk; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral services at the BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2005 Clinton St., (corner S. Ogden) Wednesday at 8:30 AM and at Holy Cross Church at 9:30 AM. Memorial contributions may be made to the Blind Assn. of WNY, 1170 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14209. Family will be present Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.



PALISANO - Philip C.
9/22/1997

September 20, 1997; in Lockport; husband of Patricia L. Palisano; father of Frank (Gloria) Palisano, Maria Macaluso and Deborah (Michael) Seweryn; also survived by six grandson's; brother of Josephine Deil and Charles (Norma) Palisano. Friends may call Monday and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at PRUDDEN AND KANDT FUNERAL HOME, 242 Genesee St., Lockport where funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 9:30 and 10 in St. Joseph's Church, Market St., Lockport.



PIAZZA - Lucille C. (nee Perrino)
9/21/1997

September 19, 1997. Beloved wife of the late Philip; dearest mother of Carol L. and Russell J.; step-mother of Anthony, Serena and George; grandmother of ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; sister of Agnes, Margaret, Esther, Eleanore, Florence, Jean-Marie and the late Marion, Rose, Beatrice, Joseph, Leonard and John; dearest friend of Erwin Seifried. Relatives and friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Urban-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 3645 Genesee St., (2 blocks east of Union Rd.) and are invited to a Memorial Mass Wednesday at 11 AM from Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church, Depew. Mrs. Piazza was a member of the St. Barnabas Senior Citizen and an usher at St. Barnabas since 1984.



POPP - Margaret (nee Barticzka)
9/21/1997

September 19, 1997. Wife of the late Nicholas J.; dear mother of Nicholas S. (Theresa) and Laszlo (Barbara) Popp; grandmother of six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation Monday 2-4 and 7-9 at the PACER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2275 George Urban Blvd. (two blocks east of Dick Rd.) A Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Church, Union and Como Park Blvd., Tuesday at 10 AM.



ROBISON - Irma Wende (nee Wildau)
9/21/1997

September 20, 1997, wife of the late Godfrey H. Wende and E. Eric Robison; mother of Martha W. (Bernard) Norget and Christopher H. (Barbara) Wende; 'grandma' of Chantal, Melissa and Rebeccah; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends received Monday and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC, 2600 Sheridan Dr (corner of Parker Blvd). Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Andrew's Church (Elmwood Ave.) Wednesday at 10:15 AM. Memorials may be sent to the Heart Association. Irma was past president of Buffalo Federation of Womens' Clubs.



SAYRES - Jean M. Denler
9/22/1997

September 21, 1997; wife of the late Joseph P. Sayres, D.V.M.; mother of Treacy E. Sayres of Albany, Dr. Maureen (Dr. Anthony) Van Niel of Boston, MA, Joseph Patrick (Nicole) Sayres Jr. of San Francisco, CA, Kerry (Laurence) DeWitt of Albany, Michael B. (Rosalita) of Miami, FL and Daniel C. Sayres of Albany; sister of William N. (Joan) Denler and Robert J. (Lee) Denler; also survived by nine grandchildren, five nieces and one nephew. Prayers will be said Wednesday morning in BEACH-TUYN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5541 Main St. at Cayuga Rd., Williamsville at 10'30 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Christ the King Church at 11 o'clock. Friends are invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Buffalo, Inc.



SCHABERT - Betty A. (Au)
9/22/1997

Of the Town of Aurora; September 21, 1997; beloved wife of Frederick Schabert; mother of Linda G. Embry, Glenn A. (Linda) Schabert, Judith A. (Richard) Files, Susan M., Carolyn J. and Nancy J. Schabert; also survived by 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; sister of Robert J. (Ruth) Au; sister-in-law of Mary and the late William Schabert. The family will receive friends Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the F.E. BROWN SONS FUNERAL HOME, INC., E. Quaker St., (Rt 20A) Orchard Park. Services from the funeral home Wednesday 11 AM. Friends invited. Memorials made to the American Heart Association.



SCHAEFER - Esther K. (nee Glauber)
9/21/1997

September 20, 1997; beloved wife of the late Albert M. Schaefer; dearest mother of Lorraine (Richard) Brzyski; grandmother of Kenneth (Cheryl), Dawn (Doug) Chanin and Glenn M. (Kathy); great-grandmother of Craig and Kelly Brzyski; dear sister of Pearl (late Leroy) Hasenstab, late Evelyn (late Henry) Hauck and the late Raymond Glauber. The family will be present Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Clevehill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 569 Cleveland Drive where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 8:30 AM and in Mother of Divine Grace Church at 9:00 AM. Mrs. Schaefer was a member of the Red Jacket Ladies Auxiliary VFW #306 and a former 50 year member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW #2429.



SHAW - Florence (nee Wainwright)
9/21/1997

September 20, 1997, beloved wife of the late John J. Shaw; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present on Monday 7-9 PM at the ZURBRICK-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 5615 Broadway, Lancaster, where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 AM. Friends invited.



SMITH - Ethel Burlingame
9/20/1997

September 6, 1997; Of Kenmore; beloved wife of the late Alfred F. Smith; loving mother of Donna S. Percy (John W.) and Paul S. Smith of Williamsburg, VA; devoted grandmother of Alan D. Percy (Susan Niver), Allison Percy of Philadelphia and Mark John Percy (Amy Sparrow); great-grandmother of David John, Jonathon Alan, Emma Lucille and Alexander Mark; dear sister of E. Donald Burlingame (Genevive) and the late Eleanor Menzies; beloved teacher of Marsha Littman (David), Nancy Varco (Charles), Lucy Kozlowski (Jerry), Sharon Szafran (Richard) and the late Anne Dagonese (Joseph). Friends may call at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT, INC., FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., Kenmore from 2-4 and 7-9 Tuesday, September 23, where funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10:00. Private burial will be in Warsaw, NY. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to the memorial fund of Kenmore United Methodist Church, 32 Landers Road, Kenmore 14217 or to Children's Hospital, Child Life Department.



SPENCER - Bradley Robert
9/22/1997

Age 22; the grandson of Robert and Marjorie Schultz, longtime residents and teachers in Kenmore; September 19, 1997 at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL of injuries sustained in a traffic accident. He was a sales representative for the Unisys Corporation. He was living with his parents Robert and Barbara Spencer in Winnetka, IL. His mother graduated from Kenmore West High School in 1965. Born March 19, 1975 in North Tonawanda, NY, Brad Spencer lived in Larchmont, NY, Dallas, TX, Milan, Italy and Winnetka. He attended the American School of Milan from 1988 to 1992 and graduated from Jesuit College Prep in Dallas in 1993. In May 1997, Brad graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA with a BA in Business Administration. A superb athlete and great competitor, Brad played high school basketball and baseball and played on the Varsity Lacrosse team four years while in college. He frequently played basketball at the Winnetka Community House and had recently joined a lacrosse club in Chicago. He was a senior counselor the summers of 1994 and 1995 at the North Shore Country Day School Day Camp. He was an excellent skier and considered Snowmass, CO a second home. While Brad Spencer was certainly a good student and a fine athlete, he was respected and admired by teammated, classmates, friends and everyone who knew him for his integrity, fairness and kindness. He was loved and admired by young children and his adoring family is extraordinarily proud of him. In addition to his parents, Brad is survived by Brian Spencer, 19, his brother, of Winnetka; Robert and Marjorie Schultz of Kenmore, NY, grandparents; Sylvia and Robert Orton of Little Rock, AR, aunt and uncle; and Kimberly Nguyen, his girlfriend of Reading, PA. A Requiem Eucharist and Interment will be held September 24, 1997 at Christ Church on the Hill, 784 Sheridan Road, Winnetka. Memorials in Brad's name may be made to the Brad Spencer Lacrosse Fund at Franklin & Marshall College, P.O. Box 3003, Lancaster, PA 17604; to Jesuit College Prep School, 12345 Inwood Road, Dallas TX 75244; to Christ Church, 470 Maple, Winnetka, IL 60093; to Chicago Youth Centers, 104 S. Michigan Ave., 14th floor, Chicago, IL 60603; or to a charity of your choice.



STEIN - Blanche (nee Voloshin)
9/21/1997

September 20, 1997, wife of the late Joseph Stein; beloved mother of Judy (Dr. Robert) Chick; cherished grandmother of Jodi, Jill, and David Chick; sister of Harriette Marks of Pompano Beach, FL; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral services Monday 11:30 AM from Temple Beth Zion Sisterhood Chapel, 805 Delaware Ave. Flowers gratefully declined. A period of mourning will be observed through Wednesday evening at the daughter's residence. Memorials may be made to Temple Beth Zion. Arrangements by the DELAWARE PARK MEMORIAL CHAPEL INC. Jay L. Mesnekoff, Director.



TYGER - Clarence E.
9/22/1997

Age 75, of the Town of Tonawanda, September 21, 1997, husband of Mary Ellen (nee Miller) Tyger; father of Elaine (Robert) Anastasi; grandfather of Craig, Kevin and Christopher Panzica; brother of Bernice (Earl) Fletcher, Louise (John) Kishlock and the late Allene (Merle) Strong; also many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Tuesday only from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME INC., Morgan, William & Broad Sts., City of Tonawanda. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Indiana, PA. Mr. Tyger was retired from Durez Plastics in North Tonawanda.



VALIN - Dorothy Mae (nee Buell)
9/22/1997

Of Cheektowaga, NY; September 20, 1997; dearest mother of Mrs. Kevin (Mary Ellen) Barrett of Liverpool, NY, Mrs. David (Diane) Widmaier of Boynton Beach, FL, Douglas (Kathy) Valin of Dexter, NY and Nancy Walter of Hamburg, NY; fond grandmother of ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; sister of Clifford (Mary) Buell. No prior visitation. Funeral services will be held in Watertown, NY at the families convenience. Arrangements by PAUL A. KLOC BLOSSOM CHAPELS, INC. ( PH 668-5666)



WALKER - Donald C.
9/22/1997

September 21, 1997 of Grand Island, husband of Sheila C. Walker; father of Mary (Martin) Bobak, Barbara, Katherine (Randy) Bougard, Mark, Paul (Sheryl), Peter, Ann (Ken) Strott and the late Daniel Walker; beloved grandfather of Melanie, Robin, Sean, Kelly, Christian, Brian, Maura and Michael Bobak, Danny, Corey and Kacey Bougard and Patrick Walker; brother of Jack E. (Carolyn) Walker and Ruth Cwick; son of the late Edward and Estelle Walker. Friends may call Tuesday only 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the KAISER FUNERAL HOME, 1950 Whitehaven Rd, Grand Island. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 AM at St. Stephen's Church.



WILSON - PFC Jason A., USMC
9/21/1997

September 17, 1997; suddenly in Las Vegas, Nevada; beloved son of Frances M. Healy; dear stepson of Richard E. Blake; son of Gary D. Wilson; loving brother of Melissa S., Robert J., Richard E. and William M. Healy; dear grandson of Delores Wilson of Arizona; also survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins. Family will be present on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Urban-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 7540 Clinton Street (at Girdle Road) where funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 10 AM. Friends invited.



ZODA - Joseph S.
9/21/1997

September 20, 1997; of Angola, NY; husband of the late Rose (Plummer); dearest father of Lucille (Frank) Galfo, Mary Jane (late John) Vacanti and the late Santo Zoda; also survived by eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; son of the late Santo and Lucy Zoda; brother of Sam (Sara) Zoda, Margaret Martino and Carl (Mary) Zoda and the late Josephine Greco, Paul Zoda, Mary Greco, Cora Candella, James Zoda and Grace Sciarrino; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Sunday from 7-9 PM and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the HEIMBURG-ADDISON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 262 N. Main St., Angola, NY where prayers will be said Tuesday at 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM in Most Precious Blood Church. Mr. Zoda was a member of Angola Lodge #1614 L.O.M.


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