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ABBARNO - Mildred (Moyer)
9/25/1997

September 24, 1997, wife of the late Herman; dear sister of Pearl (late William) Kiska and the late Bertha Horning, Florence Dziedzic, Elizabeth Manning, Ruth, Norman and Arthur Moyer; survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the JAMES E. GRACE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 335 Ontario St., Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 AM. Interment Mt. Cavalry Cemetery.



ALEXANDER - Willie J.
9/25/1997

September 17, 1997; loving brother of Anne Fincher, Emmal Breggins and Fannie Alexander; also survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Wake 12 noon, Thursday, funeral 1PM at Providence Baptist Church, 2 Kermit Ave. Arrangements by PROVIDENCE MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1275 Sycamore St.



ARMSTRONG - Norma
9/25/1997

September 23, 1997, of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, mother of Jeffrey R. Mackey and Kimberly Romine; grandmother of five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; sister of Ethel Parker, Phyllis Lay, Betty Thomas, pre-deceased in death by Kenneth Jimerson, David Armstrong, Leroy Jimerson. Friends may call Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 10634 Main St, North Collins, NY, where the funeral service will be held Saturday morning at 10 AM and 10:45 from the Wright Memorial Presbyterian Church, Rt 438, Cattaraugus Indian Reservation.



BALK - Franklin A.
9/25/1997

September, 23, 1997, beloved husband of Phyllis R. (nee Welch); dear father of James F. Balk, Deborah Ann (Robert) Zybtowski and Michael F. (Carol) Balk; grandfather of seven grandchildren; stepson of Gertrude Balk; brother of the late William Balk; brother-in-law of Geraldine Balk. The family will be present Friday 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2600 Sheridan Dr. (corner of Parker), where funeral services will be held Saturday at 9:45 AM and from St. Leo the Great Church at 10:30 AM.



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.



BRENEMAN - Jack L.
9/24/1997

September 19, 1997, toy designer, 66 yrs, of complications following heart surgery, husband of Pauline Burke Breneman, brother of Ernest S. Breneman; father of Burke A., Brian C., Beth Anne and Paula (Dory) Breneman; father-in-law of Lauren Austin and cherished grandfather of Cass, Jacob and Jesse. In celebration of his life and talent, friends and family will be honoring him on Sunday September 28th from 6-8 PM at his home in Orchard Park, NY. Memorial Gifts may be directed to Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, 73 High St, Buffalo, NY 14203.



CARR - Dorothy C. (nee Stone)
9/25/1997

September 24, 1997, age 74, of North Tonawanda, wife of Joseph H. Carr; mother of Richard (Kathleen) Bartsch and Mary Earsing; step-mother of Martin (Peach) Carr and Laurie Miller; sister of Mrs. Shirley (Charles) Garmon; sister-in-law of Mrs. Mary C. Buckley; also survived by 11 grandchildren, five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call on Thursday from 7-9 PM and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the HAMP FUNERAL HOME INC, Adam and Seymour Sts, Tonawanda. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 AM Saturday at St. Louis Church, Main and Edward Sts, Buffalo. Friends invited. Mrs. Carr was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels in North Tonawanda.



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).



CICHON - Stanley
9/25/1997

September 23, 1997, in Florida, formerly of Cheektowaga. Beloved husband of Carrie (Janik); father of Stanley (Christine) and Betty Cichon; brother of Mary Hynes, Olga Damon, Edward, Matthew, Anthony and the late John Cichon and Helen Malkiewicz; grandfather of David Cichon and Jennifer Sharts; great-grandfather of Huston Sharts; survived by many nieces and nephews. Mr. Cichon formerly owned the Sports Den.



CIRRINGIONE - Genevieve J. (nee Gallo)
9/24/1997

Of Buffalo, NY, entered into rest suddenly, September 23, 1997. Beloved wife of the late Charles A. Cirringione; devoted mother of Salvatore (Melissa) Cirringione, Nancy (Anthony) Sardina, Charles T. (Kathi) Cirringione and Geraldine (Salvatore) Spano; cherished grandmother of Jennifer, Charles, Carla, Stephanie, Emily and Samantha; loving daughter of the late Michael and Laura (nee Desimone) Gallo; fond niece of Marie Page. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (City Chapel), 102 Linwood Ave. at Summer on Wednesday from 7-9 PM and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral will be held on Friday morning at 8:30 o'clock and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Rose of Lima Church at 9:30 o'clock. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery.



COTTON - Aileen M. (nee McCarthy)
9/25/1997

September 23, 1997, of Buffalo, NY, beloved mother of Michael Cotton and Patricia (Jack) O'Connor; grandmother of Justin Cotton, Jennifer (Frank) Patszalek, Kelly and Colleen O'Connor; great-grandmother of Andy Patszalek. Friends received Thursday 7-9 PM and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the GRECO FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2909 Elmwood Ave. (near Sheridan Dr.) where Funeral Services will be held Saturday morning at 8:45 and at Holy Spirit Church at 9:30 AM. Interment United German and French Cemetery.



DAHN - Allen T. (Tom)
9/25/1997

Scottsville, September 24, 1997, survived by four brothers and sisters-in-law; Richard and Angie, David and Marlene, Philip and Deborah and Danny Dahn; several nieces and nephews. He was a past member of Ironworkers Local # 6 Buffalo. friends may call Thursday 7-9, Friday 2-4, 7-9 at the CAMERON FUNERAL HOME, 26 Rochester St, Scottsville. Funeral Mass Saturday 10 AM St. Mary's Church, Scottsville. Memorials to the Dr. J. Raymond Hinshaw Foundation via Health, 1445 Portland Ave., Rochester, NY 14621 in lieu of flowers.



DORR - Raymond F.
9/25/1997

September 24, 1997; husband of the late Virginia (Langheier); dearest father of Doreen (Bennie) Garrett, Joan (fiance Anthony Ciampa) Dudzinski and Joyce (Dennis) Drzewiecki; fond grandfather of five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; predeceased by sisters and brothers; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral Saturday 9AM from the MATTHEW C. OKONIEWSKI FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1168 Walden Ave., with Mass of Christian burial 9:30 AM at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church. Family present Friday only 2-4 and 7-9PM.



EGNER - Edwin R. Jr.
9/24/1997

Suddenly September 23, 1997 of Williamsville, NY; beloved husband of Jeanne (nee Krause); also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at G. BRIAN ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 8630 Transit Rd., E. Amherst (1 mile north of Maple Rd., just past Klein Rd.) where prayers will be offered Friday at 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Gregory the Great Church at 9:30 AM.



GASKE - Richard C.
9/25/1997

Of Hamburg, NY, September 25, 1997, husband of Florence McMullen Gaske; father of Marjorie Gaske, Ronald (Paulette), Lora (Frank) Grzechowiak and Bonnie (Joseph) Kordal; brother of the late Ida Mutton, Edward, William, George, and Howard; also survived by ten grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 at LOOMIS OFFERS & LOOMIS INC. 'Floyd Hess Chapel', 207 Main St., Hamburg, where funeral will be held Saturday at 10AM.



GERASINOW-FILIPSKI - Irene M. (Wrobel)
9/25/1997

Of West Seneca NY September 22, 1997 beloved wife of Henry P. Gerasinow and the late Chester J. Filipski; dearest mother of Mrs. Richard (Elizabeth) Kulas of Romana, CA., Robert (Peggy) Filipski of Wales Center, NY, Madelaine Vucich of Irvine, CA. and Mrs Michael (Debi) Whalen of Clifton Park, NY; fond grandmother of ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren; sister of Mrs. Clarence (Esther) Ling; also predeceased by eight brothers and sisters. Friends may call Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the PAUL A. KLOC BLOSSOM CHAPELS INC., 4680 Clinton St. (cor. of Borden Rd.) West Seneca ( PH 668-5666) where funeral will be held Saturday morning at 9:15 AM and from St. Vincent's Church at 10 o'clock. Friends are invited. Irene was an active member of the West Seneca Senior Citizens and a retiree of Fisher Price.



GLASSER - Robert G.
9/25/1997

September 23, 1997 of Orchard Park, NY beloved husband of Eleanor 'Jane' (nee Shadle); cherished father of Karen (John) Sanderson; loving grandfather of Jason and Justin Sanderson. Friends received at the LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME INC., S-4199 Lakeshore Rd. (corner Camp Rd.) Hamburg, PH 627-2919 on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where funeral services will be held Friday at 12:15 PM and at St. Bernadette's Church at 1 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo. Charles A. Castiglia, Director.



HANAKA - John J.
9/25/1997

September 24, 1997, of the Town of Tonawanda, NY, beloved husband of Gladys (Hallam) Hanaka; dear father of Suzanne Martone, Sandra (Mark) Brown, Sheryl (Anthony) Russo and Jackie (Kevin) James; brother of Noreen (Hollos) Langdon, Dolores (Bill) Booker and James Hanaka; also survived by seven grandchildren. Friends may call Friday (only) 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., where funeral will be held Saturday morning at 9:45 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Andrews Church at 10:15. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to American Heart Assoc. of WNY. Mr. Hanaka was a member of the American Legion, Tonwanda Post #264.



HOWARD - Evelyn M. (nee Utzig)
9/25/1997

September 23, 1997, beloved wife of the late Harry C. Howard; dear mother of Christine C. (Harold) Yoder and Joanne C. (Robert) Peters; grandmother of Laura A. Donnelly, Mark J. Donnelly, Amy S. Yoder and Robert Peters Jr.; great-grandmother of Joseph Donnelly; sister of Jacob (Theresa) Utzig. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at the Shrine of St. John Neumann Chapel, Friday at 10:45 AM. No prior visitation. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Lung Association. Arrangements by the C. MERTZ & SON FUNERAL HOME, INC.



KIEFFER - Edward G.
9/25/1997

September 24, 1997, husband of the late Genevieve Smith Kieffer; father of Barbara Ann Bolewieki. Funeral service from the CARLTON A. ULLRICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 3272 Bailey Ave., Saturday at 9 and St. Gerard's Church at 9:30 AM. Friends invited. Mr. Kieffer was a retiree of Wildroot Co. and a life member of Donovan Post. Family present Thursday 7-9 and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.



KORZELIUS - Ruth E. (nee Berringer)
9/24/1997

September 23, 1997, wife of the late William J. Korzelius; mother of Karen (Richard) Braun, Janet (Richard) Monte, Mark (Diana) Korzelius, Linda (Tomas) Marengo and David Korzelius; also survived by nine grandchildren; sister of Kathleen (Floyd) Stanczak and Barbara Darkus and the late Iva Coble, Wilda Stahl, Vivian Palmer and Nona Flynn; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends received Wednesday 7-9 PM and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the REGER FUNERAL HOME INC., 3135 Main St. at Highgate, where funeral will be held Friday at 10:30 AM. Memorials may be sent to Hospice Foundation, 225 Como Park Blvd.



KUZINA - Michael J.
9/25/1997

September 24, 1997, husband of Mary M. (Molloy) Kuzina; father of Karen, Ann, Michele and John Kuzina; brother of Paul (Jo Ann) and John (Barbara) Kuzina; son of the late John and Anna (McMahon) Kuzina; grandson of the late Sophie Kuzina. Friends may call Thursday from 7-9 and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Buffalo Chapel) of the THOMAS H. MCCARTHY FUNERAL HOME 1975, Seneca St. where funeral will be held Saturday morning at 9 and from St. Thomas Aquinas Church at 9:30. Flowers gratefully declined.



LESSWING - Cecelia (nee Nosbisch)
9/24/1997

September 22, 1997; beloved wife of the late Andrew J. Gibson and Harold P. Lesswing; dear mother of Betty Ann (Stanley) Becker and the late James R. Gibson; mother-in-law of Caren Gibson; grandmother of Kim M. (Michael) Heckler, Michael P. Braun and Andrew J. (Tambrey) Gibson; great-grandmother of 5 great-grandchildren; sister of the late Edward Nosbisch, Lucy King and Marian Hoch. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday from Our Lady Help of Christians Church at 10AM. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, contributions may be made in Mrs. Lesswing's memory to Alzheimer's Association of W.N.Y., 1914 Colvin Ave., Tonawanda, NY 14150. Arrangements by AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC.



LOCK - Edmund J.
9/25/1997

September 24, 1997, beloved husband of Rose (Achatz) Lock; devoted father of Carol (G. Dwight) Stewart and the late Betty Keller; grandfather of Kerstin Jufer, Sarah Buterbaugh and Colin Keller and five great-grandchildren; brother of Jean Brueckman, Gerard and Richard Lock. Friends may call Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst, where services will be held Saturday at 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Christ the King Church at 9:30 AM. Mr. Lock was a member of the Snyder Volunteer Fire Dept. Flowers are declined. Memorials may be made to American Lung Assn.



MACIEJEWSKI - Florence I. (Lawida)
9/24/1997

September 24, 1997, beloved wife of the late Chester; dearest mother of Robert R. (Florence) and Barbara (Paul) Gredzicki; survived by five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; predeceased by brothers and sisters; sister-in-law of Angeline Lawida, of New Jersey, and Sophie Maciejewski. Funeral service commencing at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2047 Broadway, Cheektowaga-Buffalo City line, Friday morning at 9 and at St. John Kanty Church at a 9:30. Interment in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, family will be present Wednesday 7-9 and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.



MARICICH - Jacqueline
9/25/1997

Of Orchard Park, NY, September 22, 1997; dearest daughter of Mary Matwijow (Stephen) Maricich; dear sister of Stephen J. (Paulette) and John (Nancy) Maricich; aunt of Stephen M., Laura, Amanda and Michael. Friends and relatives are invited to attend a funeral service from St. Marys Orthodox Church, 940 Losson Rd., Cheektowaga, NY, on Friday morning at 10 O'Clock. Arrangements by PAUL A. KLOC BLOSSOM CHAPELS, INC., ( PH 668-5666).



MEISTER - Mabel A.
9/25/1997

September 24, 1997, wife of the late Robert C. Meister; beloved mother of Joyce H. (William) Higgins; dearest grandmother of Julie M. (Renson) Arroyave-Mullen; loving great grandmother of Mikaela Grace. Visitation Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the GILBERT W. DANZER FUNERAL HOME INC, 5363 Genesee St, Bowmansville, NY. Funeral service Saturday at 10 AM. Friends invited.



MELOCK - Sophie
9/25/1997

(See Pietrzycki notice)



MORLOCK - Arthur F.
9/25/1997

Of Hamburg, NY, suddenly, September 24, 1997, husband of Dorothy (nee Lederman); father of Jack (Myrna) Morlock and Judith Ann (Roger) Thomas; brother of Florence Kelley, Ruth Laufer and the late Howard, Earl, Raymond and Norman Morlock; also survived by three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private funeral service at the convenience of the family. No prior visitation. Arrangements by DONALD M. DEMMERLEY FUNERAL HOME INC.



MORTELLARO - Paul E.
9/25/1997

Age 82; September 21, 1997; after a brief illness; beloved husband of Louise (Hoepfinger) of sixty years; father of Paul F. (Sheila) of Orchard Park, Robert (Kathleen) of East Aurora, Carol (Gregory) Watson of Las Cruces, NM, (Marc (Darlene) of Tampa, FL, Donna (Neil) Cleary of Albuquerque, NM, Judy of Blue Hill, ME and Alan (Tammy) of Erie, PA; predeceased by daughters Lois Harvey and Mary; also survived by eighteen grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. Private services will be held Saturday, September 27 at 10 AM at the Pine Lawn Chapel on Harlem Rd. in Cheektowaga.



MURPHY - Michael J.
9/25/1997

November 10, 1997, beloved husband of Catherine 'Sis' (Harmon) Murphy; dear father of Patricia (Michael) Manka, Michael (Ann), Mary (Douglas) Rowe, Martin (Lynn), Julie (David) Schwanekamp, Kathleen (Dale) Schwanekamp and the late James D. Murphy; brother of Julia (Michael) Quinn and the late Marie Danieu; loving grandpa of 13 grandchildren. Friends received Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the NIGHTENGALE FUNERAL HOME, 1884 South Park Ave., (near Tifft), where services will be held Thursday morning at 9, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from the Church of the Holy Family at 9:30. Friends invited. Mr. Murphy was a member of the D.A.V. Post No. 135, a long time usher at Holy Family Church and a retiree of the Buffalo Water Dept. Flowers gratefully declined. Mass Cards appreciated. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.



MURPHY - Michael J.
9/25/1997

September 24, 1997; brother of Peter G. Murphy of Clarence Center and Franklin J. Murphy of Chicago, IL; uncle of Patrick G. Murphy and Bridget E. (James) Szczepanski. The family will be present to receive friends Friday 7-9PM at BEACH-TUYN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5541 Main St. at Cayuga Rd., Williamsville. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian burial in Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Harris Hill, Saturday morning at 10.



O'DAY - Marion G. (nee Campbell)
9/25/1997

September 23, 2997; beloved wife of the late Charles A. O'Day; dearest mother of Charles (Judith), Timothy, Michael (Susan), and Natalie O'Day; dear grandmother of Jeremy and John. No prior visitation. Private funeral services were held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC.



OTTO - Edward T.
9/25/1997

September 22, 1997, of Blasdell, NY, beloved husband of Kristie Ellis Otto; father of Brian Brady; son of Jack E. and Linda R. Stewart; grandson of Frank V. and Elizabeth Piraino; brother of James A. Piraino, Jack (Laurie) Stewart, Rev. Joseph (Nancy) Slomba, Raymond (Jo Ann) Kron, Joseph (Jacqueline) Gilson, Kenneth (Lisa) Stewart and John D. Stewart; also survived by 23 nieces and nephews. The family will be present Friday 7-9 PM at the FRANKLIN F. MILLER FUNERAL HOME, 54 Lake Ave., Blasdell where a memorial service will be held at 8 PM. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Mr. Otto was a member of the Channel 32 CB radio club.



PALMER - Loretta A. (Albanesi)
9/25/1997

Of Freedom, NY, September 23, 1997, beloved wife of John T. Palmer; dear mother of Roseann (William) Trzcinski, Camille Stodgell, Joseph (Nancy) Vaughn, Richard (Debra) Sugg Jr. and step-daughter Paula (Carl) Franz; grandmother of 12 grandchildren; sister of Anthony Albanesi and the late Joseph (Stella) Santa Maria. Visitation Thursday and Friday 2-4, 7-9 at LOOMIS OFFERS & LOOMIS INC. MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1820 Seneca St., Buffalo. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary's on the Hill R.C. Church (Lancaster) Saturday at 10 AM. Friends invited.



PALMERI - Lena (nee D'Amico)
9/25/1997

September 23, 1997 of Hamburg, NY beloved wife of the late Anthony Palmeri; cherished mother of Franklin (Kathy), Natalie and the late Samuel Palmeri; loving grandmother of Samuel, Rochelle, Christopher, Marissa and Jonathon; dearest sister of Sarah Diagostino and the late Joseph DiVita, Josephine Fricano, Rose Manuele, Angelo and Laurence D'Amico; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends received at the LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME INC, S-4199 Lakeshore Rd., (corner Camp Rd) Hamburg, PH 627-2919 on Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where funeral services will be held Saturday at 8:30 AM and at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Athol Springs at 9 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. Charles A. Castiglia, Director.



PALUMBO - Arnold
9/25/1997

September 22, 1997, beloved husband of the late Rose (nee DiStefano); dearest father of Stefanie (Michael) Mucciaccio, Arnold (Susan) Palumbo, II and Paul (Kathleen) Palumbo; loving grandfather of Rina (Paul) Drews, Kim Marie (Gregory) Knose, Kalyn, Alison, Brianne and Lauren Palumbo; great-grandfather of Amanda Knose and Sebastian Drews; brother of Emily Veronica and Italo (Virginia) Palumbo. There will be no prior visititation. Private Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the (LANCASTER-DEPEW CHAPEL), AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC.



PANARO - Angeline 'Ginger'
9/25/1997

(See Temperato notice)



PIETRZYCKI - Sophie Melock
9/25/1997

(nee Cyrankowski) September 15, 1997, beloved wife of the late Edward Pietrzycki and the late John Melock; devoted mother of John D. (Pearl) and Gerald (Mary Lou) Melock and the late Diane (John) Sutton; loving grandmother of nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; dear sister of Bertha (late Lawrence) Coppola, Stephen (late Dorothy) Cyrankowski, Mildred (late Leo) Majerowicz, Lorraine (late Anthony) DeBergalis and the late Clara Jasinski, Edward, Leonard, Walter and Brownie Cyrankowski and Helen Cannelos; also survived by nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial Mass of Christian Burial at St. Agnus Church, Saturday at 9:15 AM. Arrangements by BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME. INC.



PURVIS - Florence J.
9/25/1997

Of Newfane, NY, formerly of Ransomville, September 24, 1997, at age 58, loving mother of Ted Purvis (Janel) of Amherst and Kelly Purvis of West Seneca; beloved sister of Catherine Koscinski of Utica, NY; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the HARDISON FUNERAL HOMES, INC., 3648 Ransomville Rd., Ransomville, NY 2-4 and 7-9 PM Friday. Services will be held Saturday at 9:15 AM from the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM from the Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, 4671 Townline Rd. (Rt. 429), Ransomville. Memorials to the WNY DDSO, 1200 East and West Rd., West Seneca, NY 14224.



REDRICK - Robert L., Sr.
9/25/1997

Of Buffalo, NY, departed this world after a long illness at Buffalo General Hospital on September 22, 1997 at 4:20 AM. He leaves to cherish his memory, 13 children; one sister, Mattie Bass and a host of other relatives and friends. The family will be present on Thursday, September 25th at the THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME from 7-9 PM. The funeral services will be held at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 3189 Main St., Buffalo, NY on Friday, September 26th at 12 PM.



RYBACK - Sammuel
9/25/1997

September 25, 1997; dear husband of Ann (nee Forman); beloved father of Renee (James) Brownstein and Nadine Ryback; dearly beloved grandfather of Michelle and David Brownstein. Funeral services will be held Friday 1 PM from the DELAWARE PARK MEMORIAL CHAPEL, INC, 2141 Delaware Ave. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Temple Beth Zion or the Alzheimer's Association. Jay L. Mesnekoff Director



SALES - Isom
9/25/1997

September 23, 1997, beloved husband of Mildred. The family will receive friends on Friday from 6-8 PM at the THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 995 Genesee. Family also present at 12 Noon on Saturday with funeral to follow at 1 PM from the Thankful Baptist Church, 199 Sumner Place, Buffalo.



SARDINA - Vincent P.
9/25/1997

September 23, 1997, husband of Isabelle L. (Vizzi) Sardina; father of Kathleen Sardina, Geraldine (Paul) Wnek and Deborah (Jeff) Hammond both of Colorado; grandfather of Ashlyn and Kileigh; son of the late Benedict and Augustina (Caito) Sardina; brother of Anthony (Thelma) Sardina. Family present Thursday and Friday 5-8 PM only. at the PERNA FUNERAL HOME INC., 1306 Hertel Ave. (near Colvin Ave.) where funeral services will be held Saturday at 8:30 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Pauls R.C. Church at 9:15 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Vincent Sardina spent his life surrounded by the love of family and friends, whose own lives are forever diminished by his absence.



SCHAUF - Beatrice M.
9/24/1997

In Hamburg, NY, September 20, 1997; wife of the late Charles Schauf; mother of Neil (Marilyn) Schauf, Nancy (Don) Wohlhueter, Mary (John) Newson; survived by eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; sister of Gladys Nagel. Family will receive friends Thursday 2-4 and 7-9PM at the RAPIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2407 Genesee St. (corner of Pine Ridge Rd.). Friends invited to a funeral service from Cleveland Hill Lutheran Church, 261 Cleveland Dr., Buffalo, NY 14215 at 11:30AM Friday. Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation or Cleveland Hill Lutheran Church.



SCHWEITZER - Carlton R. 'Carl'
9/24/1997

September 22, 1997; beloved husband of Carol E. Hauenstein Schweitzer; father of Mrs. Anthony (Carolyn) Giovino; brother of George, Frederick, Franklin Schweitzer. Friends may call at the Suburban CARLTON A. ULLRICH FUNERAL HOME INC. 855 Englewood Ave., Tonawanda Wednesday 7-9 and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM and are invited to attend a memorial service from Grace Parkridge United Church of Christ, 75 Hewitt, Friday at 12 Noon. Interment private. Gifts to Grace Parkridge Memorial Fund would be appreciated. Mr. Schweitzer was a member of National Association of Letter Carriers Branch Number 3.



SMITH - Martha J.
9/25/1997

Of Port Charlotte, FL, formerly of Darien Center, NY, September 13, 1997, wife of Joseph E. Smith and the late Joseph Barton; mother of Paul D. (Wlda Flowers) Barton; also survived by three grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sister of Sophia Bryjak, Lorraine (Earl) Pray and Frances Swiatek. Funeral Services will be held at the CHARLES MEYER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 13228 Broadway, Alden, NY Saturday at 9:15 AM and from Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Darien Center, NY at 10 AM. Family will be present Friday 2-4 and 7-9.



SUGG - Loretta
9/25/1997

(See Palmer notice)



TEMPERATO - Angeline 'Ginger'
9/25/1997

(nee Panaro) September 24, 1997 wife of the late Angelo Temperato; mother of Elaine (Ronald) Jacobs and the late Cynthia Trillizio; grandmother of Michael, David, Jason and Adam; sister of Grace, Lucy, Phyllis, Dolores, the late Mary, Dominic, Sally, Esther, Daniel, Mary Jane and Joseph; also survived by many nieces and nephews. No prior visitation. Private funeral services were held at the convenience of the family. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass celebrated from Nativity of the B.V.M. Church Friday at 9:30 AM. Arrangements by PERNA FUNERAL HOME INC, Michael A. Pellegrino, Director ( PH 874-1010)



TORINO - Jennie
9/25/1997

Of Buffalo, NY. Entered into rest September 24, 1997. Beloved daughter of the late Raphael and Rosa (nee Maulucci) Torino; devoted sister of the late Teresa (late Vincent) Ciancio, Josephine (late Joseph) Ciancio, Angeline (late Anthony) Micheletti and Lucy Torino; cherished aunt of Ralph (Amy) Micheletti; fond great-aunt of Camille (Ken) Wachowski, Celeste (Dave) Blahowicz and Anthony Micheletti; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (City Chapel), 102 Linwood Ave. at Summer on Thursday from 5-9 PM and Friday from 2-6 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Lawrence Church, 1520 E. Delevan Ave., Buffalo on Saturday morning at 9:30 o'clock. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined.



VAUGHN - Loretta
9/25/1997

(See Palmer notice)



VOGT - Cleophere M. 'Liz'
9/24/1997

Of Colden, NY, September 23, 1997, wife of Bernard J. Vogt; mother of Michael (Donna), Bernard (Martha), Terrance (Judy), James (Paula) and Joy Vogt; grandmother of nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Friends may call Wednesday 7-9 and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the WATTENGEL FUNERAL HOME INC., 307 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, NY, where prayers will be said Friday at 9:30 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Albert the Great RC Church. If desired, memorials may be made to Catholic Charities.



VUNGARO - Anthony
9/25/1997

September 24, 1997, husband of Eve (Villafranca) and the late Sophie (Condal) Vungaro; father of Pauline (Larry) Cataldi, Eileen (Gary) Szymanski and Rosanne (Russell) Tabone; papa of Al, Roselle (John), Tammy, Russell Jr., Evie, Laura, Toni, Mark, Brian and great grandson Matthew; brother of the late Rose Guglieomo, Josephine Bova, Thomas and Vincent Vungaro; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family present Thursday evening 7-9 and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 at the PERNA FUNERAL HOME INC, 1306 Hertel Ave, (near Colvin Ave) where funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:15 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Margaret's Church at 11 AM. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery.



WALPOLE - Edward F. 'Ted'
9/23/1997

Suddenly September 22, 1997, beloved husband of Jessie E. Walpole; dear father of Ann (Morris) Kittler of Natick, MA, Penny (Robert) Burrell of Rochester, MI and Catherine (Ronald) Schara; brother of the late Robert Walpole; grandfather of nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the C. MERTZ & SON FUNERAL HOME INC., 911 Englewood Ave, Wednesday from 7-9 PM and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where Funeral Services will be held Friday at 9:15 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John the Baptist Church (Englewood Ave) at 9:45 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. John the Baptist Outreach. Ted was a past president of St. John's Holy Name Society and a Eucharistic Minister.



WEDRYCHOWICZ - Gunda
9/25/1997

September 23, 1997, born in Nuremburg, Germany, beloved wife of the late Stanley P. Wedrychowicz; dearest mother of Brigitte Surdam (Marty), Elizabeth M., Katherine M. (James) Martin, Barbara R. and Annette E. Wedrychowicz; loving grandmother to Thomas and Sean Collins, Tiffany, James, Jaclyn and Jesse Martin, Chantel Watson, Brandy and John Bolla; great-grandmother to Dion, Tyler and Alexis; sister of Marga Hoffmann, of Germany, and the late Konrad Adelmann; devoted friend of Linda Biggie, Trautal Monte and Alfreda Szczepaniec and all those from the Whitehaven Road Baptist Church, Grand Island, NY. Family will be present Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the STEPHAN-BURNS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 266 East St., at Austin, where Services will be Saturday at 9 AM. Pastor Abram Dueck officiating. Friends invited. Burial St. Stanislaus Cemetery.


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