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CAMPBELL - Clara A. (nee Martin)
10/1/1997

September 29, 1997 of Buffalo, NY; wife of the late Donald D.; dear mother of Donald A. and Rev. Sister Jean Campbell, OSH; sister of the late Andrew and Francis Martin; grandmother of Heather and Gretchen Campbell; also survived by two nephews. Family will receive friends at St. Matthias Episcopal Church, Main at Maple Sts., East Aurora, NY on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where funeral services will be held Friday at 10:00 AM. Those desiring may make memorials to the Church in memory of Clara A. Campbell. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo. Arrangements by the WOOD FUNERAL HOME INC., East Aurora, NY



CLAXTON - Ralph E.
10/1/1997

September 29, 1997 of Kenmore, NY beloved husband of the late Dorothea Claxton; dear father of Sandra M. (John) Newton; grandfather of Erin (Paul) Bona, Wayne (Pam), Amy and Rev. Steven (Janet) Newton; also survived by six great grandchildren. Friends may call Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT FUNERAL HOME INC, 3290 Delaware Ave. where funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Tonawanda Baptist Church Building Fund.



COLLEY - Alan J.
10/1/1997

September 30, 1997, of Grand Island, NY, beloved son of Walter and Evelyn Colley; brother of Hazel C. Hartmann; also survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call Thursday, 5-9 PM, at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT INC. FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., where private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Flowers gratefully declined.



COOKE - Eileen M.
9/30/1997

September 28, 1997; daughter of the late Lee and Ethel Cooke; sister of the late William F. Cooke; aunt of Terrence J. (Beth) Cooke; dear friend of the Avery Family; also survived by great nieces and cousins. Friends may call Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 at LOOMIS, OFFERS & LOOMIS, INC. MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1820 Seneca St. A funeral service will be held at Christ Adelphian Ecclesia Church 23 Glendhu St., Buffalo NY 14210 (off Cazenovia St.) Thursday at 10:30 AM. Friends invited. Miss Cooke was a member of Amherst Retired Teachers Association.



CORBETT - Joseph C.
9/30/1997

Of Springbrook, NY, September 28, 1997, beloved husband of Charlotte A.; father of Randall (Lois), Wende (Rick) Robinson and Shannon (Marty) Kedge; son of LaRue Corbett; brother of Beverly (Dick) Schmidt, Dixie Lee (Skip) Yates and Penny Sue (Gary) Schasre. Family will be present Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 at the HOY FUNERAL HOME INC., 3855 Seneca St, West Seneca, where funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 11. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials to Buffalo Hospice, Inc. or Ebenezer United Church of Christ appreciated.



CROWE - Thomas M.
10/1/1997

September 29, 1997 beloved husband of Sharon (nee Vogt); cherished father of Sean and Brian Crowe; loving son son of Adeline (nee Wojtowicz) (Richard) Hitchcock and the late Walter Crowe; dearest brother of Patrick (Darlene) Crowe and Deborah Hitchcock; step-brother of Terry and Kevin Hitchcock; dear son-in-law of Ruth (nee Voll) and the late Calvin Vogt; dear brother-in-law of Diane Sims, Nancy Vogt, Carol (Joseph) Massimi, Douglas (Sue), David (Barbara), Michael (Jackie), Peter, Paul and Lynne (Daniel) Parkhurst; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends received at the LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME INC., S-4199 Lakeshore Rd. (corner Camp Rd.) Hamburg, PH 627-2919 on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where funeral services will be held Friday at 9:15 AM and at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Lakeview at 10 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. Charles A. Castiglia, Director.



CZARNECKI - Josephine R. (nee Braciak)
9/30/1997

September 29, 1997, beloved wife of the late Edward Czarnecki; devoted mother of Edward J. (Lorraine) and Joseph (Carol) Czarnecki; loving grandmother of Jeffrey (Dawn) Czarnecki, Marie Elaine (Steven) Haberling, Michael (Kim), Sabrina and Mark Czarnecki; great-grandmother of Matthew, Steven, Katie, Elizabeth, Rebecca and Sarah; dear daughter of the late Helen and John Braciak; sister of Angela (late Henry) Winiarz, Helen (late Robert) Dare and the late Edward and Bernard (Helen) Braciak, also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral services at the BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME INC., 2005 Clinton St., (corner S. Ogden) Thursday 9:15 and at St. Stanislaus Church at 10 AM. Family present Tuesday 7-9 PM and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.



DABELLE - Sophie M. (nee Wierzba)
10/1/1997

Of East Eden, NY, September 30, 1997, wife of the late Godfrey; mother of Ronald and Gerald (Beverly) Dabelle; sister of Edward (Dorothy) Wierzba, Helen Kwilos, Theodore Wierzba, Edmund (Georgia) Wierzba, Irene (Irving) Corp, Angeline Szal and the late Raymond (Lillian), Stanley (Elsie), Richard (Cynthia); grandmother of Rebecca (William) Paton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 10 AM in St. Mary's Church, East Eden (please assemble at church). Friends may call Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the LAING FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2724 West Church St., Eden.



DALY - Rev. Thomas J. SSC
9/30/1997

September 29, 1997, son of the late Thomas J. and Helen T.; brother of M. Jean (Joseph) Varga, Dorothy M. (the late John Jr.) Collins and Margaret (Donald) Reidy; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Wednesday and Thursday, 4-8 PM, at the REDDINGTON FUNERAL HOME, 657 Abbott Rd. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Thomas Aquinas Church Friday at 10 AM. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial contributions may be made to the Columbian Fathers, Omaha, NE 68056 or St. Thomas Aquinas Building Fund, 450 Abbott Rd., Buffalo, NY 14220.



DAVIS - Raymond A.
10/1/1997

Of Hamburg, NY September 30, 1997 beloved husband of the late Eleanor A. (nee Stull); dearest father of Jane (Kenneth) Blake, Doris (late Eugene) Durusky, Edward (Lucille) and James (Margaret); also survived by 20 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren. Funeral services Friday morning at 11 o'clock from the (Hamburg Chapel) of the JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME INC., 5453 Southwestern Blvd. (corner of Rogers Rd.) 646-5555. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery. Friends invited. Mr. Davis was a retired member and past President of USW of A local #2604. Family present Thursday 2-4 and 7-9.



FABICH - Florence (Szymanski)
9/30/1997

September 28, 1997, beloved wife of the late Casimir Fabich; dear mother of Dorothy (Adolph) Janiszewski, Barbara (John) Orzel; dear grandmother of Jacqueline (Donald) Swiatkowski, Karen (Raymond) Geib, Debra (Bob) Partyka, Cheryl (Scott) Radecki; great-grandmother of Nicole, Stacy, Eric and Marc; sister of Charlotte Szymanski; predeceased by two brothers and a sister; survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral service from the BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME INC., 3025 William St., Cheektowaga, Thursday at 8:45 AM and in St. Agnes Church at 9:15 AM. Family present Tuesday 7-9, Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9.



FALTYN - Mark J.
10/1/1997

Age 32, of Alden, NY, September 29, 1997, after a long battle with the Aids virus. Survivors include loving parents Joan and Ernie and brother Michael (Robin), a sister Jennifer, nephews Peter and Christopher and many dear friends and relatives. Born in Buffalo, graduated from St. Mary's High School in Lancaster. He resided in Alden and was employed by Bennett Mfgr. where he worked in shipping and receiving. He enjoyed computers, cooking and gardening. A funeral service will be held Thursday, October 2 at 10 AM, at the Chapel in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Delaware Ave., Buffalo. Friends are invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Hospice, Aids Family Services or Aids Community Services. On Saturday, October 18, a Memorial Mass will be held at St. John's RC Church, Alden, NY at 10 o'clock.



FALZONE - John L.
10/1/1997

September 19, 1997 of Bradenton, FL, formerly of Hamburg, NY; beloved husband of Lillian B.; dearest father of Marie DeMarco of Webster, NY, Josephine Martin of North Tonawanda, and John G., of Blasdell; brother of Josephine Graziano of Cheektowaga, August of Buffalo, and James Palm Beach Gardens, FL; also survived by four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 2201 Cantu Court, No. 119, Sarasota, FL 34232



GOHN - Donald W.
10/1/1997

September 30, 1997, beloved husband of Josephine (Rusinek) Gohn; dearest father of David W. (Heidi), Paul J. (Heidi), Howard L., Guy D. Gohn and David C. Martin; dear brother of the late Richard L. (Marilyn) Gohn. Family will be present on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the SAUER-LYNETTE-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 1933 Kensington Ave. (near Harlem Rd), and on Friday from 9:30-10 AM at the Expressway Assembly of God Church, 260 Eggert Rd., where funeral services will follow at 10 AM. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, contributions may be made to Expressway Assembly of God Church.



GUGINO - Lucille A. (nee DiGesare)
9/30/1997

September 29, 1997, beloved wife of the late Frank Gugino; devoted sister of Sarah and Lee DiGesare and the late Samuel, Joseph, and Mary DiGesare; survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Wednesday 4-8 PM at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst, where services will be held Thursday at 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Benedicts Church at 9:30. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Hospice of WNY in memory of Mrs. Gugino.



HAHN - Charles C.
10/1/1997

September 30, 1997, of Lockport, NY, formerly of Springfield Ave., Town of Tonawanda, husband of Patricia Rees Hahn; father of Diane H. Quinlan (Bryan), of Rochester, NY, David L. (Karen), of Long Island, NY, Patricia J. Normandale (James), of Jupiter, FL, Kevin C. (Nancy) and Charles C. II (Suzette) and Mary E. Hahn; grandfather of 14 grandchildren; brother of Robert V. (Eleanor) and Patricia J. Baritot. No prior visitation. A Memorial Mass will be offered at St. Amelia's RC Church, 2999 Eggert Rd., Town of Tonawanda, Friday morning at 9:30. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial contributions may be made to Millard Fillmore Hospital Neurological ICU Fund, c/o Millard Fillmore Foundation, 901 Washington St., Buffalo, NY 14203. Mr Hahn was a long time employee of Molin-Taylor Auto Parts and Lakeland Auto Supply, a Veteran of WW II and a member of the M.J. Brounshidle American Legion Post No. 205. Mr. Hahn was a devoted fan of Notre Dame football and the NY Yankees. Arrangements by the DENGLER FUNERAL HOME.



HARRER - Michael E.
9/30/1997

Age 42, suddenly, of Cheektowaga, NY, September 28, 1997, beloved son of Earl J. and Elizabeth I. Smith Harrer; dear brother of Rose Marie Harrer; also survived by aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call Tuesday 7-9 PM only and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the PAUL A. KLOC BLOSSOM CHAPELS INC., 4680 Clinton St., (cor. Borden Rd.), West Seneca, (668-5666), where funeral will be held Thursday morning at 9:15 and from St. Philip the Apostle Church at 10 AM. Friends invited. Michael was a treasurer of the Dortmund Sister City Committee (Germany), a member of the prayer group of Annunciation RC Church (Elma) and Ham Operators Group (Hamburg).



HUDACK - Dolores (Raynor)
10/1/1997

Of Lancaster, NY, September 30, 1997. Wife of the late Steven Hudack; mother of Dolores Ann (Brian) Mau, Andrea Driscoll and Edward (Eileen) Hudack; grandmother of Andrew, Anna Maria, Ahren, Ainslie and Madeline Driscoll; great-grandmother of Eric Michael Mau. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Mary's RC Church, Lancaster Friday afternoon at 12:45. Family will be present at the WENDEL & LOECHER FUNERAL HOME INC., 27 Aurora St., Lancaster, Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Donations may be made in Dolores's name to the Lancaster Food Pantry.



HY - Thomas W.
10/1/1997

Of Gowanda, NY, formerly of Buffalo, NY, September 29, 1997. Loving husband of Joan (nee Jacey); devoted father of Jamie and Kristin; grandfather of Joseph Hy; cherished brother of Charles Jr. and Linda Combs and brother-in-law of Robert and Cathy Dominique; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends received at the LINK-FOX CO., INC. FUNERAL HOME, 355 Grant St., Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where funeral services will be held Thursday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gowanda Volunteer Fire Dept. Mr. Hy was First Lieutenant at Hidi Hose No. 4, Gowanda.



IGLEHART - Martha J. (nee Gennewine)
10/1/1997

September 29, 1997, wife of the late Ferdinand C. Iglehart; dear mother of Stephen C. Iglehart; sister of the late Robert M. (Eleanor) Gennewine, Louise Spies and Harriet Gennewine; aunt of Louise Gennewine. Friends are invited to attend memorial services 2 o'clock Friday at Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Rd. No prior visitation. Mrs. Iglehart was a member of Christ United Methodist Church. If desired, memorials may be made to the Beechwood Residence or Christ United Methodist Church. Arrangements by SCHLAGER FUNERAL HOME INC.



JAGODZINSKI - Hedy M. (nee) Figura
10/1/1997

September 27, 1997 of Cheektowaga, NY. Beloved wife of Vincent E. Jagodzinski, D.D.S.; dearest mother of Janet (Gerard) Owczarczak, James V., Linda, M.D. (James) Flynn and Susan (Jeffrey) Wright; loving grandmother of Andrew, Alison and Alexandria; sister of the late Alexander, Chester, Henry and Julian; survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present to receive relatives and friends on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the MELVIN J. SLIWINSKI FUNERAL HOME, 85 George Urban Blvd. (west of Harlem Rd.), where funeral services will be held Friday at 9:30 AM and from Queen of Martyrs Church at 10 AM. Interment St. Adalbert's Cemetery. Mrs. Jagodzinski was a former member and past president of Medical Arts Society Auxiliary.



KAZMIERCZAK - Helen J. (Pyskata)
10/1/1997

Of Buffalo, NY September 30, 1997 beloved wife of the late Bronislaus Kazmierczak; dear mother of John (Irma), David (Kathryne) and the late Richard (Agnes) Kazmierczak; also survived by six grandchildren and four great grandchildren; sister of the late Mary (late Steve) Kazmierczak. No prior visitation. Flowers gratefully declined. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial service at the CASTIGLIA FUNERAL HOME INC., 873 Abbott Rd. Thursday evening at 7 PM.



LASSITER - Louis, Sr.
10/1/1997

September 27, 1997; husband of Grace; father of Louis Jr., Amaza (Burnie) Savage and Denise; grandfather of Ramah, Hamilton, Anthony, Ashley and Lindsey; brother of Eleanor Harris and Cleveland (Dorothy). Friends received Thursday 7-9 PM, at the MEADOWS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2528 Bailey Ave. Funeral Friday 10:00 AM from St. Stephens United Church of Christ, 750 Wehrle Dr. Interment Bath National Cemetery.



LIDDLE - Thomas A.
9/29/1997

September 28, 1997; brother of Mary F. Liddle, John F. (Edith) of Wilmington, DE, and the late Rosanne (late Harry) Addis; also survived by one niece and three nephews. Friends may call Tuesday 7-9 PM, Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at ROLLING CHAPEL of the DENGLER FUNERAL HOME, 3000 Delaware Ave. at Tremont, Kenmore, where prayers will be offered Thursday morning at 9:15 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph's Cathedral at 10 o'clock. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph's Cathedral, 50 Franklin St., Buffalo NY 14202. Mr. Liddle was retired Buffalo Public School Principal



LONG - Ruth R. (Powers)
10/1/1997

September 29, 1997, wife of the late John J.; mother of John (Bonnie), Thomas (Barbara), Patrick (Isabella), Dennis (Maureen), Kevin (Mary Ann), Shannon, Brian (Mary Beth) and Mary Kate Long; also survived by 19 grandchildren; sister of the late Robert, Leonard and Francis Powers. The family will be present at the REDDINGTON FUNERAL HOME, 657 Abbott Rd., Wednesday 7-9 PM and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Ambrose Church, 65 Ridgewood Rd. between McKinley Pkwy. and South Park Ave., Friday at 9 AM. Memorial contributions to Little Portion Friary, 1305 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14209. Mrs. Long was a charter member of the Daughters of Erin Court 5.



MOORE - Ernst
10/1/1997

Entered into rest, September 27, 1997, husband of Lottie; father of Elvira, Harold (Beverly), Doris (Flecther) Blackman, Richard (Bernice), Joyce and Terrence; also survived by a host of nieces; nephews; relatives and friends. Family to receive friends Thursday 11 AM at the Faith Baptist Church, 626 Humboldt Pkwy. Funeral to follow at 12 noon. Rev. James Banks officiating. Interment Ridgelawn Cemetery. Arrangements by THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME, INC.



MOSKAL - Joseph
9/30/1997

September 29, 1997 of Sloan, NY. Beloved husband of the late Emily (nee Rybak); dearest brother of Florence (Leo) Ochterski, Raymond (Geraldine) Moskal, Frank (Nancy) Moskal and the late Edward (Margaret) Moskal and the late Dorothy (Frank) Pawelczyk; brother-in-law of Joseph (Ann) Rybak, Edward (Virginia) Rybak and Helen (late Stanley) Niegowski; also survived by nieces and nephews. Prayer services commencing at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2047 Broadway, Cheektowaga-Buffalo City Line, Thursday morning at 9 and at St. Andrew's Church at 9:30. Interment in St. Augustine Cemetery. Family present Tuesday 7-9 PM and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mr. Moskal was a member of the Frank L. Gierlach American Legion Post and VFW Post No. 355.



MROZEK - Lawrence 'Red'
9/30/1997

Suddenly, September 27, 1997; beloved husband of Ruth Willrich; son of Loretta (Sigmund) Liszewski and Alexander Mrozek; brother of Carl (Kathy), Diane (Kim) Swatsworth, Ruth (Phil Masiewicz) Mrozek, Rita (Joseph) Paladino; step-brother of Mary Jane, Mark, Margaret Liszewski and Michelle (Paul) Fabia; also survived by nieces and nephews. Memorial Mass will be offered Saturday at 10 AM at St. Augustine's Church, 425 Penora St., Depew. Arrangements by the PACER FUNERAL HOME INC.



NEILL - James J., Jr
10/1/1997

Age 68, of the Town of Amherst, September 30, 1997, in Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo; beloved husband of Beatrice C. (Churchill) Neill, of Amherst; father of Patricia (Daniel) Colin of Rochester, NY, Kathleen (Eric) Failinger of Plano, TX and James J. Neill III of Amherst; grandfather of Kelly Jo and Amy Colin and Randy and Cody Failinger. No prior visitation. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday at 9:30 AM from St. Leo the Great R.C. Church, 885 Sweethome Rd., Amherst. Mr. Neill was a U.S. Navy veteran and was the former controller of the Maid of the Mist, retiring in 1992. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 315 Alberta Dr., Amherst, NY 14226. Arrangements by the FRETTHOLD FUNERAL HOME INC.



OCCHINO - Kathleen E. (Morrison)
10/1/1997

Of West Seneca, NY, September 26, 1997, beloved wife of the late Anthony A. Occhino; dear mother of Anthony J. (Gail) Occhino and Alison J. (Frank) Caputy; grandfather of Lee, Anthony, Deanie, Monet and Natalie; great-grandmother of Anthony, Alexis and Alex; daughter of the late James P. and Verna M. Metcalfe Morrison; sister of James P. (Gloria) and the late Frank P. Morrison. No prior visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial mass at St. Catherine of Siena R.C. Church Saturday, October 4 at 10 AM. Arrangements by ERIE COUNTY CREMATION SERVICE (824-6435).



PANZICA - Anthony J.
9/29/1997

Suddenly, September 28, 1997, dear husband of Marilyn; dear father of Mark and Anthony P.; survived by one grandson. Friends may call Tuesday 7-9 and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 at the ROLLING CHAPEL of the DENGLER FUNERAL HOME, 3000 Delaware Ave., Kenmore, where prayers will be offered Thursday at 9:45 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Paul's Church at 10:15 AM. Friends invited.



PAOLUCCI - Angela N. (nee Gullo)
9/29/1997

September 10, 1997 of Sunrise, FL; formerly of Depew, NY; beloved wife of Peter Paolucci; dearest mother of Lucy (Michael) Nebrich, Dominic (Kandi) Paolucci of Lake Worth, FL, Mary Ann (Thomas) Koedel of Sunrise, FL, and Joan (Robert) Jelonek of Coral Springs, FL; also survived by nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at St. Barnabas R.C. Church, Depew, NY on Saturday October 4th at 10:30 AM.



POREBSKI - Walter E. Jr.
10/1/1997

September 29, 1997, of Lancaster, NY, beloved son of the late Walter and Mary; nephew of Florence Porebski. Visitation with the family at the EDWARD J. CICHON FUNERAL HOME, 4929 Broadway, Depew, Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Prayers Friday 9:30 AM followed by Mass at St. Augustine R.C. Church at 10 AM. Interment St. Augustine Cemetery. Relatives and friends invited.



PREFONTAINE - Edmond F., Sr.
10/1/1997

September 30, 1997, beloved husband of Charlotte (nee Luksch) Prefontaine; dearest father of Carin (Michael) Chmurzynski, Edmond Jr. (Susan B.), Colette (Alan) Cherbow, Carla J. Prefontaine, Celeste (Brian) Baty, Clair R. (Edward) Hurrell and Carolyn E. Prefontaine; grandfather of Catherine, Samantha and Nicholas Prefontaine, Scott and Kevin Cherbow, Courtney, Brandon and Callie Baty; brother of Marguerite (Warner) Edson. The family will be present Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5200 Sheridan Dr. (corner Hopkins Rd.), where funeral services will be held Friday at 8:45 AM and in St. Leo the Great Church at 9:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice Foundation.



RAKOWSKI - Lottie
9/29/1997

September 29, 1997, beloved wife of the late Adolph; dear mother of Mary (Vincent) Ptak, Adolph J. 'Roxie' (Sandra) and the late Theresa (Joseph) Matusik; grandmother of David, James (Carol), Kenneth, Joseph Jr., Stephen (Joanne), Timothy and Matthew; great-grandmother of Catharine, Carolynne and Johnna; predeceased by brothers and sisters; sister-in-law of Bertha (late Edward) Slisz. Family and friends may call Tuesday and Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM, at ORLOWSKI-PIETSZAK FUNERAL HOME, 2400 William St. (897-2400), where services will be held Thursday at 9:30 AM and 10 AM at St. Josaphat's Church. Lottie was a member of the Mothers of Sorrow, Sacred Heart and Mothers Club of the parish.



REKTORIK - Joseph G.
9/30/1997

Of West Seneca, NY, September 28, 1997, beloved husband of Mary (nee Rzepecki); dear brother of the late John, Anna Dudas, Andrew, Elizabeth Swader, Mary Seamon, Paul, Helen and Edward (Mary) Rektorik; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present to receive friends Wednesday from 2-7 PM, at the, (Blasdell Chapel), of the JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3748 South Park Ave. Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Thursday morning at 9:30, at St. William's RC Church, 1 Arcade St., West Seneca, NY. (Please assemble at church). Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery.



SANTINO - Lurita
10/1/1997

September 26, 1997, of Buffalo, NY, loving daughter of the late George and Frances (Bollaro) Santino; beloved sister of Dominic (Lucie) Santino, Gloria (Charles) Solazzo and the late Millie, Jack (late Josephine) and Joseph Santino; aunt of Louis, Charles, George, Annette, George and Marie. Friends may call Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave, where funeral service will be held Friday morning at 9. Mass of Christian Burial in the Shrine Chapel of St. John Neumann (Englewood Ave) at 9:45. Friends invited.



SCHWEGLER - Nelo M. (McIntosh) RN
9/30/1997

September 27, 1997 in Wakefield, RI, formerly of Kenmore, NY beloved wife of the late Emil A. Schwegler; dear mother of Robert A. (Nancy Newman) Schwegler; grandmother of Brian A. (Tara) and Christopher Schwegler; sister of the late Anna K. Branston and Isobelle Hargreaves. Friends may call Thursday morning from 9-12 at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT FUNERAL HOME INC., 3290 Delaware Ave. where funeral service will follow at 12 noon. Friends invited.



SEDGEWICK - Thelma L. (nee Lavigne)
9/30/1997

Of Hamburg, NY, September 29, 1997, beloved wife of the late William J. 'Jim'; dearest mother of Marie Pflug and Jamie (Richard) Balus; grandmother of Kathleen (Matthew) Wilson and Rosa, Roque and Gloria Santiago; great-grandmother of Matthew, Kelly and Katie Wilson, Melanie Payne and Marie Santiago. Family will be present to receive friends Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-8:30 PM at the (Hamburg Chapel) of the JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME INC., 5453 Southwestern Blvd. (corner of Rogers Rd. 646-5555), where services will follow at 8:30 PM. Friends are invited.



SUCHORA - Stanley T.
10/1/1997

September 30, 1997, of Sloan, NY, beloved husband of Florence (nee Slomka); brother-in-law of Bruno (Gloria) Slomka; also survived by nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and a grand-nephew. A final blessing will be held in the St. Adalbert's Cemetery Chapel, Lancaster on Thursday morning at 11:30 AM. A memorial mass will be held at a date and time to be announced. Family will be present Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2047 Broadway, Cheektowaga-Buffalo city line. Mr. Suchora was a veteran of both WWII and the Korean Conflict and a member of the Adam Plewacki American Legion Post. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to American Diabetes Assn.



SUCHORA - Stanley T.
10/1/1997

September 30, 1997 of Sloan, NY. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass of Christian burial at St. Andrew's Church, Crocker St., Sloan, NY, Saturday, November 8 at 9:30 AM.



SUNZERI - Carmela M. (Limeri)
10/1/1997

September 30, 1997, beloved wife of the late Joseph; dear mother of Sandra Sunzeri and Barbara (Ronald) Kania; grandmother of five; great-grandmother of five; dear sister of Lucy Coppola, Frances (Sam) Diliberto, Josephine (late Carmen) Carbone, Joseph (Millicent) Limeri and the late Phil, Sara and Vincent Limeri, Mary Mure, Sister Carmela, Connie Pecoraro; daughter of the late Gaetano (Vincenza) Limeri; survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call at the JAMES E. GRACE FUNERAL HOME INC., 335 Ontario St, Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where services will be held Friday at 9:15 and in All Saints Church at 9:45 AM. Flowers gratefully declined.



TAYLOR - Norma P. (nee Pelletier)
10/1/1997

September 29, 1997, of Blasdell, NY, beloved wife of the late Alva; dearest mother of Thomas (Ellen) Taylor and Maryann (Mark) Sturniolo; grandma of Katherine, Jeffrey, Shameek, Gillian, Michael and Rebecca. Funeral service Thursday morning at 11:30 from the (Blasdell Chapel) of the JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3748 South Park Ave. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, friends invited. Family present Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.



TRANQUILLO - Dorothy R.
10/1/1997

Of East Amherst, NY September 29, 1997; she is survived by her husband G. Pat Tranquillo; daughter Marianne (Richard) Child; grandchildren Deborah and Robert Child; sister Shirley Coolidge; sisters in-law and brothers in-law Josephine and Stanley Franov, Rose Tranquillo, Sam and Terry Tranquillo of CA; many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DIPONZIO FUNERAL HOME, INC, 219 Spencerport Rd, Rochester (NY rte 31). Funeral services Saturday morning at 9:30 in the funeral home. Funeral Mass at 10:15 in St. Theodore's Church, 168 Spencerport Rd. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery



VON - Carol M.
10/1/1997

Of Hamburg, NY, September 30, 1997, beloved mother of Jack K. (Deborah) Stewart and Michelle R. (Edward) Fisher; grandmother of Justin, Tara, Jessica, Edward and Julia; sister of Frances J. (Michael) McCormick, Robert V. (Cathy) and James J. Von; survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 from the F.E. BROWN SONS FUNERAL HOME, INC., E. Quaker St. (Rte. 20 A), Orchard Park. Services from the funeral home Saturday 10:45 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from Nativity of Our Lord Church at 11:30 AM. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully accepted.



WHITMEYER - Beatrice M.
9/30/1997

Of Hamburg, NY suddenly September 29, 1997 daughter of the late Edward and Nettie Whitmeyer; sister of the late Harold and Gurney Whitmeyer; survived by several cousins. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at S.S. Peter and Paul Church Thursday at 10 AM. No prior visitation. Miss Whitmeyer was a member of Hamburg Senior Travel Club and Armor Senior Citizens. Arrangements by DONALD M. DEMMERLEY FUNERAL HOME INC.



WITZEL - Ruth C.
10/1/1997

Of Lancaster, NY, September 27, 1997; beloved sister of Mary Jane Sroka; devoted aunt of Yvonne M.; and grand-aunt of Nadia Sroka. Friends invited to a Memorial Mass Friday at 11 AM at St. Mary's on The Hill R.C. Church, Lancaster. Arrangements by CREMATION CENTERS OF WNY (881-6448).


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