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|BALK - Franklin A.
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.
Formerly of Buffalo, NY who passed away September 16, 1997 in Divine Providence Hospital, Williamsport, PA. Born August 24, 1951 in Buffalo. Daughter of Alex & Josephine Roznues Ziemba; wife of Richard A. Bater; mother of Helen D. Eggler and Nicole M. Bater; grandmother of Marissa N. Eggler; sister of Mary C. Dembowski, Judy A. Wojciehowski; several nieces and nephews. Service will be at 10:00 A.M. on September 27, 1997 at St. Stanislaus Cemetary at the Mausoleum. She will be buried with her mother and father.
September 25, 1997, of Hamburg, NY, wife of the late Edward James Berry Sr.; cherished mother of Nancy (Warren) Kingman, Edward Jr. (Eileen), Gregory (Theresa), Rebecca (Donald) Smith and the late Gary Berry; loving sister of Lydia Elliott, Emerson Comstock, Hazel Quint and Lowell Comstock; also survived by 11 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Friends received at the LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME INC., S-4199 Lakeshore Rd. (corner Camp Rd.) Hamburg ( PH 627-2919) on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 12 Noon. Charles A. Castiglia, Director.
September 25, 1997, husband of Jeanne R. (nee Bastedio); father of Elizabeth M. (James) McGoogan, Russell D. (Judy), Florence M. (Joseph) Pellerite, James C. (Alexandria), Rosalie K. (Robert) Paddock and the late Sara Jeanne Szpylman; also survived by 12 grandchildren; brother of Frank J. (Nancy), Rose Verrastro and the late Catherine Yoskowczy. Friends may call Saturday 7-9 PM and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DENGLER FUNERAL HOME, 2070 Eggert Rd, Amherst (between N. Bailey and Niagara Falls Blvd), where prayers will be offered Monday at 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Leo the Great Church at 9:30. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to St. Leo's School. Arrangements by the McDONALD CHAPEL OF THE DENGLER FUNERAL HOME.
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.
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.
58, memorial service to be held Saturday, September 27, 1997. Arrangements by PAUL A KLOC BLOSSOM CHAPELS, INC. ( PH 668-5666).
Age 78, of the City of Tonawanda; September 24, 1997. Husband of Inez M. (nee Palmer) Clemons; father of Bebe (David) Clemons, Kim Iris Clemons and Candy (Thomas) Zackey; foster father of Bonnie Calkins; grandfather of Chuck (Cindy) Clemons, Dawn Clemons, Kristy (Douglas) Barber, Cody Clemons, Jack, Rachel, Chelsea, Hanna, Thomas Jr. and Caleb Zackey; great-grandfather of Dustin, Brandon, Jesse and Zackery Clemons and Christian Barber; also survived by numerous friends. There will be no prior visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service which will be held at LaSalle Yacht Club, 73 So. 68th St. (off Buffalo Ave.), LaSalle, NY, Monday, September 29 at 7 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the S.P.C.A., 205 Ensminger Rd., Tonawanda, NY 14150. Arrangements by JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., Tonawanda, NY.
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.
September 25, 1997; beloved wife of the late Ivan H. Culp; dear mother of John M. (Nancy) Culp; grandmother of Brian, Chrissy and Nicholas Culp; also survived by several relatives in England. There will be no prior visitation. A committal service will be held Saturday morning at 11:30 AM at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. (Please assemble at Cemetery office). Arrangements by AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC.
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.
September 25, 1997 formerly of Grand Island, father of Wendi A. Wilkinson, Wrae Ann (John) Gorman, Jon Eric and James P. Dilliot; grandfather of Eric W. Wilkinson, John P. and Kelsey W. Gorman, Jessica L., Ashley N. and Christopher R. Dilliot; brother of Arnold (Dolly) and Karen Dilliot; son of the late John and Pearl Dilliot. Friends may call Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the KAISER FUNERAL HOME, 1950 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island, where memorial services will be held Saturday at 8 PM. Memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice. Mr. Dilliot was a retired NYS Thruway Employee.
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.
September 24, 1997 of Cheektowaga, NY beloved wife of Walter J. Dudzic; dearest mother of Darlene (fiancee Joseph Stoklosa) Dudzic, Donna (James) Newbury, Diane (James) Kezerian; survived by grandchildren; sister of Kenneth (Joan), Donald and the late Charles. No prior visitation. Memorial Mass at Most Holy Redeemer Church Saturday at 9:30 AM (Genesee and Avery). Arrangements by MELVIN J. SLIWINSKI FUNERAL HOME.
September 25, 1997, wife of the late John H.; daughter of the late Luke S. and Mary C. Shannon; aunt of Paul Eigenbrod of Michigan, Carol Crosta of California and Mary Ellen Walterich of Michigan. No prior visitation. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph's Cathedral, Saturday at 11 AM. Arrangements by the McDonald Chapel of the DENGLER FUNERAL HOME.
September 25, 1997. Beloved husband of Lucille (nee Grieco); dear father of Marsha (Daniel) Smith of Reston, VA and Donald (Shelley) Enkerud of Gainesville, FL; cherished grandfather of Adam and Kelly Smith, Mark and Lauren Enkerud; brother of Virginia (Loyd) Gill, Lloyd (Lorraine) Enkerud, Barbara (Robert) Crook and the late Charles (Eda) Enkerud; brother-in-law of Teresa (Daniel) Tronolone, Marie Sweeney and Ann (late Nicholas) DeCillis; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends received Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the GRECO FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2909 Elmwood Ave. (near Sheridan Dr.) where funeral services will be held Monday morning at 8:45 and at Blessed Sacrament Church (Delaware Ave.) at 9:30. If desired, memorials may be sent to Hospice Foundation, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227. Mr. Enkerud was a Veteran of WWII, a member of VFW Leonard Post and St. Margaret's Senior Citizens.
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.
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.
September 25, 1997, wife of the late Samuel Gladner; predeceased by Sarah Estoff, Manuel, John, Albert and Harry Fierstein; also survived by nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. Graveside services from B'rith Israel Cemetery, Pine Ridge Rd., Cheektowaga, Friday at 11:00 AM. No prior visitations. Flowers declined. Arrangements by DELAWARE PARK MEMORIAL CHAPEL, INC. Jay L. Mesnekoff, Director.
Of Williamsville, NY, September 24, 1997, beloved husband of Jean P. (Pischke) Hagensick; father of Helen (Les) Hower, John (Linda), Gretchen (John) Wysocki; dear grandfather of Heath and Holly Hower, Donald and Paul Hagensick, Ashley and John Charles Wysocki; step-grandfather of Ryan Hower; brother of Les (Edith), Perry (Lois), Donna (late Clarke) Hagensick and the late Paul Hagensick; also survived by nieces and nephews. No prior visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial service at Williamsville United Methodist Church, Saturday, Oct. 4, 1997 at 2PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Camp Good Days and Special Times or Williamsville United Methodist Church. Arrangements by ERIE COUNTY CREMATION SERVICE ( ph 824-6435).
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.
(nee Kennedy) September 24, 1997; devoted wife of the late Stephen D.; devoted mother of James (Becky), Stephen, Jr., (Julie), Patricia (Patrick) Buttaccio, John (Michele), Paul, and Theresa; grandmother of 11 grandchildren; daughter of Elizabeth and the late John Jay Kennedy; sister of John, Jr., (Carol), Elizabeth 'Betty' Kiliszewski, Michael F. (Marguerite), the late Kevin (Joan), the late Patricia and James. The famly will be present Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at The Urban-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 7540 Clinton St.,(corner of Girdle) where funeral services will be held on Monday at 9:15 AM and from Sacred Heart Church, Bennington Center at 10:00 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo, Inc.
September 25, 1997 of Lancaster, NY, beloved husband of Sharon; dearest father of Michelle (Steven) Santomauro, Beverly (Gary) Bucklew, Gerald M. (Becky) and Shannon (Ronald) Reczek; also survived by ten grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Visitation with the family at the EDWARD J. CICHON FUNERAL HOME, 4929 Broadway, Depew, Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral home prayers 9 AM Saturday and mass at St. James R.C. Church at 9:30 AM. Mr. Jaszka was a U.S. Marine Corp. veteran of the Korean War.
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.
September 25, 1997; beloved daughter of the late Frank and Stella (nee Ratajczak) Krajewski; also survived by aunts, cousins and devoted friends. No prior visitation. Funeral service held privately. Ms. Krajewski was a Nursing Superviser at E. J. Meyer Memorial Hospital and a member of Erie County Hospital Retiree's Assn. Arrangements Urban-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME.
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.
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.
Of East Eden, NY; September 25, 1997. Husband of the late Ruth (Deering) and Elizabeth (Kelley); father of Carol (William) Frew, Maryann (Gregory) Carestio and Grace Gutekunst; step-father of Patricia Travis, John Czosnyka and James (Norma) Czosnyka; brother of Marie (Clem) Heim, Norbert (Ethel), Dorothy (Gib) Bauer, Lillian Wierzba, Betty Lou (Clyde) Dole and the late Roy (Millie), Ralph and Harold (Anne) Mammoser; also survived by seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10 AM in St. Mary's Church, East Eden (please assemble at church). Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the LAING FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2724 West Church St., Eden. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the Eden Emergency Squad, PO Box 111, Eden, NY 14057. Mr. Mammoser was an exempt member of the East Eden Volunteer Fire Department.
September 25, 1997 of Buffalo. Beloved wife of the late Joseph; dearest mother of Robert J. (Arlene) of Staten Island, Flo (Chuck) Schuster, Ellen (Jack) Berner and Shirley 'LuLu' (Dave) Rousseau of Battle Creek, MI.; sister of Louis (Florence) and the late Jacob (Mary), John Rappa and Helen Monaghan. Mrs McCann is also survived by twelve grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and predeceased by one granddaughter, Jennifer Berner. Family present to receive friends Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the South Buffalo Chapel of the JOSEPH K. QUINN FUNERAL HOME INC., 192 Abbott Rd. (near Southside Pkwy.) where funeral services will be held on Monday morning at 8:45 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Agatha's Church at 9:30. Friends invited. Mrs. McCann was a member of the Altar & Rosary Society and the Senior Citizens at both St. Agatha's and St. Thomas Aquina Churches. Memorials to the Hospice Foundation appreciated. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.
September 23, 1997, of the Town of Tonawanda, NY, wife of the late Paul J. Jr.; mother of the late Paul J. McCluskey III; sister-in-law of Marian Velie of California, Evelyn Hofheins, Edward C. McCluskey, Irma Fallacaro and the late Rita Braun. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 AM in the HARRY A. WEDEKINDT FUNERAL HOME INC, 280 Grover Cleveland Hwy at N. Bailey. Friends invited. No prior visitation. If desired, memorials to the Hospice Foundation would be appreciated.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial service Saturday, September 27 at 10 AM in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Rosewood Mausoleum. Arrangements by the BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME., INC.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 24, 1997, dear son of the late Boleslaus and Julia; father of Thomas; dear brother of Adeline (Victor) Kazmierczak, Florence Pawlowski, Eleanore (late Henry) Wisniewski; grandfather of Eric; also survived by three great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral Saturday at 9 AM from the SITTNIEWSKI FUNERAL HOME, 154 Weimar St, Buffalo and at 9:30 AM at St. Casimir's Church. Interment in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Family present 2-4, 7-9.
September 25, 1997, beloved wife of Walter; dear mother of Sharon (Mark) Gelotte and Kathryn (Robert) Simonson; grandmother of Amy, Timothy, Ryan and Erin; sister of Anna (late Henry) Bartkowiak, Helen Wasiewicz and the late Joseph (late Jean), John, Thaddeus (late Helen); also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral from the PACER FUNERAL HOME INC, 2275 George Urban Blvd, (2 blocks east of Dick Rd) Monday 9:30 and St. Peter & Paul Church, 10 AM. Friends invited. Family present Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mrs. Plecha was a member of the Parish Rosary Society and past officer of Twin Village VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
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
September 25, 1997, beloved husband of Geraldine 'Jerry' Santella; dear father of Donna (Edward) McKee of Danbury, CT and the late Diane Santella; grandfather of Scott (Jennifer), Todd, Randy and Corp. Chad Mckee; brother of the late Rose Gerhard and Min Santella. The family will be present to receive friends on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at BEACH-TUYN FUNERAL HOME INC., 5541 Main St. (at Cayuga Rd.) Williamsville. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church, Monday morning at 9:30. Mr. Santella was a veteran of WW II and employed by the Park Club for over 30 years. Flowers declined. Memorials may be made to St. Aloysius Church.
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.
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.
September 25, 1997; beloved husband of the late Maude A. (nee Ganoung); dear father of William D. Spencer, James L. Spencer and George D. Moody; dear grandfather of seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; dear brother of Edna (James) Lewis and the late John E. Spencer, June Hinchy, Harriet Roush and Edgar Spencer, Jr.; also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will be present to receive friends Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Cleveland Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC, 569 Cleveland Drive where a funeral service will be held Monday at 11:00 AM.
September 24, 1997 of East Aurora, NY; husband of the late Marie Kildahl Sprenger; father of Karen Ann Rulison (James), Marcia L. Skuse (Robert), and Pamela Lynn Sprenger; brother of Elizabeth West (John), Marjorie Hambleton (Herbert) and the late Catherine Kirch; also survived by five grandchildren. Dear friend of Carol M. Berry. No prior visitation. Memorial service Friday October 3, 1997 at 11 AM from the KENNETH HOWE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 64 Maple St., East Aurora, NY. Lawrence T. Howe Director. Friends are invited. Interment in Acacia Park Cemetery, North Tonawanda, NY will be private. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
(See Palmer notice)
Entered into rest September 22, 1997, he leaves to mourn his passing his parents, Edward and Florence Thomas; a daughter, Genine; four brothers, Ronnie (Rose), Edward, Judson (Iris), Kenneth (Marsha); one sister, Carolyn Molson; one stepsister, Carol; a friend, Michael Bannister of New York City, NY; also survived by a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Family to receive friends Saturday at 10 AM at the THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 995 Genesee St. Funeral service to follow at 11. Interment at the convenience of the family.
(See Palmer notice)
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.
September 23, 1997 of Buffalo, NY, beloved husband of Shirley (Brill) Wassman; dear father of Christine (Michael) Balley, Karen (Edward) VanderMale, Kathleen (Gary) Weir and the late Stepen; dearest grandfather of Douglas, Dyane, Samantha and Andrea; son of the late Carl and Margaret (Keppler) Wassman; brother of Joanne and the late Howard Wassman. No prior visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass Saturday morning September 27, 1997, in St. Ambrose Church at 9:30. Mr. Wassman was a member of the St. Vincent DePaul Holy Name Society, K of C Father Baker Council and a retired Sheriffs Department Employee. Arrangements by RAY O'CONNELL FUNERAL HOME INC.
(nee Rykowski) September 25, 1997, beloved wife of Joseph Zdrojowy and the late Edward Miesowicz; dearest mother of Suzanne Miesowicz and late Marcia Forster; step-mother of Patricia (Howard) Lang; survived by seven grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, nieces and nephews; sister of the late Matthew, Thaddeus and Helen Rykowski; sister-in-law of Mary Ann Rykowski. Funeral service commencing at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2047 Broadway, Cheektowaga-Buffalo City line, Saturday morning at 9 and at St. John Kanty Church at 9:30. Interment in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Mrs. Zdrojowy was a member of the Parish Mother's Club. Family present Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.