|ACER - Oscar W. Jr. 6/2/01
May 31, 2001; husband of Charlotte (Petah) Acer; father of Elizabeth
Down Acer Crawford, Lucinda Cullingham Acer Harriss both of Greenwich,
CT and Sarah Chase Acer Allen of Boston, MA; also survived by eight grandchildren;
brother of the late Elizabeth Acer. No prior visitation. Friends are invited
to attend a Memorial Service in Calvary Episcopal Church, South Cayuga
Rd. and Milton St., Williamsville, Monday afternoon at 5 o'clock. Flowers
gratefully declined. Memorial contributions may be made to Episcopal Community
Services or Calvary Episcopal Church. Arrangements by BEACH-TUYN FUNERAL
AMATUZIO - Isabelle G. (nee Mecca) 6/3/01
June 1, 2001. Beloved wife of the late Ralph D. Amatuzio; dearest mother
of Mary, Pasquale (Josephine) and Michael (Velma) Amatuzio; dear grandmother
of 7 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; sister of Angeline (late
Dominic) DeMarco; pre-deceased by several brothers and sisters; also survived
by several nieces and nephews. Family will be present on Sunday 7-9 PM
and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME,
INC. 2600 Sheridan Drive (corner of Parker Blvd.) where funeral services
will be held on Tuesday at 8:45 AM and from St. Andrew's Church at 9:30
AM. Flowers gratefully declined.
ANDERSON - Dorothy H. Konwinski 6/2/01
Of Kenmore, June 1, 2001, wife of the late Ward W. Anderson; dear mother
of James C. of Memphis, TN, Bernadette of Sacramento, CA, John Michael
Anderson, Margaret (Michael) Rider and Jeffrey T. Anderson of Fort Lauderdale,
FL; also survived by six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; sister
of Mary (late Leonard) Stack, Arthur (Jean) Miller and the late Robert
Idziak. Friends may call at D. LAWRENCE GINNANE FUNERAL HOME, 3215 Delaware
Ave. Kenmore Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where funeral will be held Monday at
9:00 AM. Mass of Christian Burial from St. Andrew's RC Church at 9:30 AM.
Memorials to St. Andrew's RC Church, 1525 Sheridan Dr., Kenmore, NY 14217
BADWAN - Rosemary A. (Smolkovich) 6/3/01
May 31, 2001, of Blasdell, NY. Beloved wife of Thomas S. Badwan; dearest
mother of Michele (John) Zimmerman; grandmother of Shannon and Beth Ann;
daughter of the late Andrew and Anna (nee Milosich) Smolkovich; sister
of Zora (late Stephen) Varga, Andrew, and Christine Dobric; also survived
by nieces and nephews. Services from THE COLONIAL MEMORIAL CHAPELS, INC.,
3003 South Park Ave., Lackawanna, Monday at 9 AM and from Our Lady of Bistrica
Church at 9:30. Visitation Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.
BAKER - Loren H. 6/3/01
June 1, 2001, husband of Winifred 'Peg' (nee Blackman). Private Graveside
Services will be held in Pioneer Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements by CHILDS FUNERAL HOME, 10 Eckerson Ave., Akron.
BECKER - Julia T. (nee Schaefer) 6/3/01
June 2, 2001. Wife of the late Robert F. Becker; mother of Mrs. Roger
(Judith) Vallon and Mrs. Gene (Patricia) Stark; sister of Mrs. James (Charlotte)
Wells of Florida and the late Beatrice Kapler, Dorothy Barrett and Doris
Spies; also survived by four grandchildren. A family funeral service and
interment held under direction of CARLTON A. ULLRICH FUNERAL HOME.
BELTER - Blythe S. (nee Hamilton) 6/3/01
June 2, 2001, beloved wife of Eugene A. Belter; dearest sister of Bruce
(Betty) Hamilton; the late Regina Teza, Edwin Hamilton, Evelyn Wyttman
and Alan Hamilton; sister-in-law of Raymond Belter; also survived by nieces
and nephews. The family will be present on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at
the (Cleveland Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 569 Cleveland Dr.
where Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 8:45 AM and a Mass of
Christian Burial celebrated from SS. Peter & Paul Church at 9:30 AM.
BOYLE - Rose Marie (nee Gittere) 6/3/01
May 31, 2001; beloved wife of John J, Boyle; dear sister of the late
Lucille Gittere; also survived by nieces and a nephew. There are no prior
visitations. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass Wednesday,
9:30 AM at St. Michael's Church, 651 Washington St. (near Tupper). Mrs.
Boyle was a R.N. and Nursing Supervisor at Sister's Hospital for 25 years.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Buffalo. Interment Mt. Olivet
Cemetery. Arrangements by the KOLANO FUNERAL HOME.
CARLAND - Thomas E. 6/3/01
May 24, 2001, of Boca Raton, FL; son of Edward J. and Lorraine (Nicolas)
Carland; father of Thomas E., Jr., Patrick J., Michael A. and Aimee E.;
brother of Barbara C. (Eric) Peterson; Deborah C. (William) Purdy, James
B. (Pamela), Theresa C. (Michael) Peltier, Edward J., Jr. (Laura), Lorraine
C. (Richard) Finn; also survived by several nieces and nephews.
CASTELLANO - William J. 6/2/01
Of Lancaster, NY, June 1, 2001, husband of Marian (Monti) Castellano;
father of Roseann (Richard) Jarzynieck and William M. (Cheryl); grandfather
of nine; great-grandfather of one; brother of the late Jenny (late Joseph)
Gasparo, late Frank (Rose), late Angie (late John) Hansen, late Bart (Fran);
also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral from the funeral home of WENDELL
& LOECHER INC., 27 Aurora St., Monday morning at 9:30 and at Our Lady
of Pompeii Church at 10 AM. Family present Sunday only 2-4 and 7-9.
CAUL - Carol Ann (nee Dros) 6/3/01
May 17, 2001, daughter of Agnes (late Joseph) Dros; wife of Patrick;
mother of Jenifer (Tom) Townsend, and Athena (Brian) Bayliss; grandmother
of Erica and Tyler Townsend, all of Alexandria, VA, where a memorial service
COSCO - Tony 'Duke' 6/3/01 June 1, 2001, of Buffalo, NY, beloved husband
of Joan (nee Giesser); loving son of Genevieve Peterson; cherished father
of Russ (Lilia) Giesser, Robert E. (Melissa), Leilani Wilmoth, Joan Cretacci,
Lorraine (David) Shied, Nichol Turner, Tina, Bambi and Frank and the late
Tony; also survived by 37 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Friends
received Monday and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the LINK-FOX COMPANY, INC.
(355 Grant St.). The Committal Service with military honors will be held
Wednesday 10 AM at the Buffalo Cremation Company Chapel (901 W. Delavan).
CRETACCI - Frances L. (nee Baer) 6/3/01 Of Buffalo, NY, entered into
rest June 2, 2001, beloved wife of the late Albert D. Cretacci, Sr.; devoted
mother of Stanley (Linda) Jennings, Phyllis (late Thomas) Heppel, William
(Annette), Angelo (Donna), Nicholas (Tim), Cornelius (Jayne) and the late
Albert Cretacci, Jr.; cherished grandmother of ten grandchildren and seven
great-grandchildren; survived by five brothers and six sisters. Relatives
and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (City Chapel), 102 Linwood
Ave. at Summer near Delaware Ave. on Monday from 4-8 PM. Funeral Services
will be held on Tuesday at 12 Noon. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery.
CURTIS - Dorothy P. (nee Phillips) 6/2/01
June 1, 2001, beloved wife of Richard D. Curtis; dear mother of David
(Sheri) Curtis and Andrew (Judith) Curtis; grandmother of Westley, Dakota
and Alyssa; dear sister of Eileen (George) Kovach, Gloria Munderville,
James (Margaret) Phillips, Edgar (Noreen) Phillips and the late George,
Thomas, Helen O'Keefe, Eugene Phillips; dear sister-in-law of Rose Phillips
and Dennis O'Keefe; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Flowers gratefully
declined. Memorials made to Hospice Buffalo. Friends may call Saturday
7-9 and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 2480 Kensington
Ave., Amherst, where services will be held Monday at 9:00 AM, followed
by a Mass of Christian Burial at Christ the King Church at 9:30 AM.
DAVISON - Loretta C. (Feiner) 6/3/01
June 2, 2001, of Town of Tonawanda, NY. Beloved wife of Samuel R. Davison;
sister of Marian A. (Richard) Roehmholdt and the late Harold F. (Dorothy)
Feiner; sister-in-law of Lorraine D. Kulas; also survived by four nieces
and one nephew. Friends may call Sunday and Monday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at
the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT INC. FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., where funeral
will be held Tuesday at 9:15 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in
St. Edmunds Church at 10 AM. Friends invited.
ERHARDT - Hildegarde (nee Hogg) 6/3/01
June 1, 2001, wife of the late Harold; dear mother of Mrs. Jones (Earl)
Schueler and the late Harold Erhardt; sister of Henry Hogg; survived by
seven grand and nine great-grandchildren. Calls may be made at the NAGEL-McCREADY
FUNERAL HOME INC. (Schlager Chapel), 4614 Main St, Snyder, NY, on Sunday
2-5. Friends to assemble at St. Gregory the Great Church, 250 St. Gregory
Court (off Maple Rd, Williamsville) at 9:30 AM Monday for a Mass of Christian
Burial. Past president of Depew Senior Citizens.
FENO - James P. 6/3/01
Suddenly, June 1, 2001, beloved husband of Linda (Scheffer) Feno; devoted
father of Robert and Lisa; loving son of Rocco and Mary Feno; dear brother
of Charles (Sandra) and Phillip (Barabara) Feno; also survived by aunts,
uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Visitation with family Monday 2-4
and 7-9 PM at the EDWARD J. CICHON FUNERAL HOME, 4929 Broadway, Depew,
where a funeral service will be held Tuesday at 9:30 AM. Relatives and
friends are invited.
FRAZER - Eleanor S. (nee Staron) 6/3/01
May 3, 2001; wife of the late Willard; stepmother of Graham (Candy)
Frazer; grandmother of Graham II, Heather and William; daughter of the
late Roman Staron and Veronica Adamczak; also survived by cousins. Private
services were held at the convenience of the family. Burial took place
at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, NY. Arrangements by the PACER FUNERAL
FROMWILLER - Marion 6/2/01
Of Swormville, NY; June 1, 2001; loving daughter of the late John and
Magdelene (nee Laubacher); dearest sister of late Norbert, Agnes Kruse,
Gertrude, Prosper and Victor; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral
services Monday at 11 AM from the URBAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME INC., 6685
Transit Rd., East Amherst and in St. Mary's Chruch, Swormville, NY at 11:30
AM. Visitation Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 PM Interment St Mary's Cemetery
GRABIEC - Jane (nee Kwiecien) 6/2/01
June 1, 2001, beloved wife of the late Martin; devoted mother of Joan
(James E.) Jarnot; dear grandmother of Kevin (Heather) of Scituate, MA
and James M. Jarnot of Boston, MA; great-grandmother of Thomas and Peter;
sister of Sister Sophie Marie C.S.S.F., Helen (late Joseph) Zajk, Henry
(Marianne), late John (Virginia), late Walter (late Rose) and the late
Stephen (late Helen) Kwiecien; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family
will be present to receive friends Sunday only from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the
ORLOWSKI-PIETSZAK FUNERAL HOME, 2400 William Street (897-2400). Relatives
and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Apostles
SS Peter & Paul Church (Clinton at Smith Sts) Monday at 9 AM. Please
assemble at the Church.
HARRIS - Juanita (nee Foots) 6/3/01
May 31, 2001, beloved wife of the late A.C. Harris; beloved mother
of Bernard Burney, Linda McDougald, A.C. Harris, Jr. and Arlette Harris;
grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of two; also survived by a host
of sisters and brothers, nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends
on Wednesday at 11 AM. Funeral to follow at 12 Noon from the BRIAN K. LEWIS
FUNERAL HOMES, 2528 Bailey.
HAYES - Robert L. 6/3/01
Passed away June 1, 2001. Wake services will be held Tuesday at 10
AM, followed by a 11 AM funeral service at Evening Star Church of God in
Christ, 1552 Fillmore Ave. Interment in Ridgelawn Cemetery. Arrangements
by UNITED MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 3272 Bailey Ave.
HERSCHELL - Allan F. 6/2/01
Age 76, of Lockport, NY, formerly of Kenmore, NY, died May 26, 2001
at Lockport Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness; he is survived by
his wife Natalie A. (Clum) Herschell; son Jeffrey C. (Paula) Herschell
and daughter Karen (Shunko) Herschell-Muroya; he is also survived by five
grandchildren and one great-grandchild; he was the brother of Roy Herschell
and the late Janet (Harry) Rinehart. Memorial services to be announced.
HUMBERT - Louis 6/3/01 June 1, 2001, son of the late Ameal and Agnes
(Salof) Humbert. Friends are invited to attend a memorial prayer service
Tuesday at 10:00 AM at the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME, INC. (Buffalo
Chapel), 2397 Seneca Street. Louis was a World War II Army Veteran.
JACOBSON - Sadie 'Babe' 6/3/01 May 31, 2001, wife of the late Morris
Jacobson; mother of Phyllis (Lawrence) Wolchok; grandmother of Brian (Donna),
Wayne Wolchok and Lori Gold; great-grandmother of Jessica and Rebecca Wolchok,
David and Evan Gold, Scott and Jennifer Wolchok and Ashley Uribez. Private
graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family. No prior
visitations. In lieu of flowers, donations to Temple Shaarey Zedek or the
charity of your choice. Family will be receiving friends Sunday evening
though Wednesday evening at 631-G Skinnersville Rd., Amherst. Arrangements
by AMHERST MEMORIAL CHAPEL INC.
JASINSKI - Stephen A. 6/3/01 Of Cheektowaga, NY, May 31, 2001, beloved
husband of Margaret A. and the late Gertrude Jasinski; father of Thomas
(Patricia) and the late Stephen A. Jr.; step father of Brian J. Legg; also
survived by grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers and one sister.
No prior visitation. Private funeral services were held by the family.
Mr. Jasinski was a life member of the Leonard Post VFW and the Combat Veterans
Association. Arrangements by HOY FUNERAL HOME, INC.
JENNINGS-Frances L. (nee Baer) - 6/3/01
(Please see Cretacci notice)
KELMAN - Christine (Leggett) 6/3/01
June 1, 2001, age 95, of Gretna, VA, formerly of Buffalo, wife of the
late Leslie T.; mother of Mary Christine (David W.) Weiler; grandmother
of Jennifer W. (Greg) Allen and Beth L. (Chip) Humphrey; also survived
by four great-grandchildren; sister of the late Elinor R. Leggett. Memorial
Service at Exley United Methodist Church, Wilson, NY, Tuesday at 10 AM.
Friends invited. Graveside Service at Forest Lawn Cemetery Tuesday at 2:30
PM. Arrangements by JOHN E. ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME.
KENDZIORA - Arlene C. (Gacek) 6/1/01
May 30, 2001. Beloved wife of Thomas R. Kendziora; dear mother of Ann
(Richard) Zarbo, Paul (Maria) Kendziora and the late Mary (Ken) Krieger;
grandmother of Lauren, James, Catherine and Andrew; sister of Lois (Frank)
Pirrone, Paul (Sally) Gacek and the late Patricia (Charles) Joyce; survived
by nieces and nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Funeral service
from the BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME INC., 3025 William St., near Union
Rd., Cheektowaga, Monday at 9:30 AM and in Resurrection Church at 10 AM.
Family present Sunday 4-8 PM. Memorials may be made to The Arthritis Foundation
or Hospice Mitchell Campus.
KENLINE - Jane (Kinkel) 6/3/01
June 1, 2001, of the Town of Tonawanda, NY. Beloved wife of the late
Richard J. Kenline, MD; dear mother of Brian E. (Kristine), Gary P. (Susan),
Richard J., Jr. (Roxane), Barbara K. (Stanley) Thompson and Mark A. (Mary)
Kenline; sister of Louise (William) Boehmke, Carolyn (Budd) Catlin, Edward
(Judy), William (late Jane) and Paul (Dorothy) Kinkel; also survived by
11 grandchildren. Friends may call Monday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the LESTER
H. WEDEKINDT, INC. FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave. and are invited to
attend funeral services in Parkside Lutheran Church (Wallace & Depew
Aves.) Tuesday morning at 11. Memorials may be made to St. Marks Lutheran
KING - Arthur L. 6/3/01
June 2, 2001, beloved husband of Anna Marie (Zaccagniad) King; dear
father of Cheryl, Debbora and Arthur C. (Susan) King; dear grandfather
of Nicholas Las Pesa; brother of Frances Calandra. Friends may call at
the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME, 102 Linwood Ave., Sunday 7-9 and Monday 4-8.
A Mass of Christian Burial from Holy Angels R.C. Church (348 Porter Ave.)
Tuesday morning at 9:30. Friends invited.
LEDWIN - Jerome A. 'Jerry' 6/3/01
Of Cheektowaga, NY, June 1, 2001. Beloved son of the late Anthony and
Mary (Goldback) Kerber Ledwin; dearest brother of Joseph (Elizabeth) Kerber,
Dorothy (late Joseph) Antholzner, Howard (Patricia) Kerber, Marie (Gerald)
Grotke, Gerald 'twin brother' (Mary Ann) Ledwin and the late Berenice (late
Leroy) Elling and James Kerber; also survived by 66 nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Sunday and Monday 2-4 & 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 Tuesday morning at 9 AM and from St.
Louis R.C. Church, Main & Edward Sts. at 10 o'clock. Friends are invited.
Sentiment may be expressed through a contribution to the Leukemia Society
of America, Inc., 5500 Main St., Williamsville, NY 14221 in memory of Jerome
LESTER - George 6/2/01
Of Angola, NY, June 1, 2001, husband of the late Eunice L. Breen; beloved
father of Mrs. Peter (Patricia) Gawron; grandfather of Brenda (Ronnie)
Rollins, Susanne (Joseph) Heist, Peter A. (Sue), Patrick G. (Danette),
Timothy J. and Michael B. Gawron; brother of Maxwell and Bruce Long and
the late Charles Lester, Harry Long, Ruth Garretson, Rita Liptak; uncle
of Gerald Hogan; also survived by 11 great-grandchildren. Friends may call
Saturday from 7-9 PM and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the HEIMBURG-ADDISON
FUNERAL HOME, INC., 262 North Main St., Angola, NY where funeral services
will be held Monday at 11 AM. Mr. Lester was a member of Newcomb-Long Post
#928 American Legion, Evans Township Post #5798 VFW, Lancaster Moose Lodge
and the Fellowship Lodge #1175 F. & A.M. Memorials may be made to the
American Cancer Society.
LIBERATORE - Daniel J. 6/2/01
Of West Seneca, NY, June 1, 2001, beloved husband of the late Santa
(nee Maria); dearest father of Sarifino (Claudia), of Summerfield, FL,
Mary Ann (Samuel) Gullo, of Depew and the late Ralph, of MA; brother of
Christine Moran, Peter and the late John, Phillip, Mary Bucilli, Bridget
Prime, Dominic and Ralph Jr; also survived by seven grandchildren, five
great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Family will be present
Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9, at the HOY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3855 Seneca
St., West Seneca, where prayers will be said Tuesday morning at 9:45 followed
by a Mass of Christian Burial from Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church
at 10:30. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials to the
American Leukemia Society appreciated.
LOFT - Mary A. (nee Lundy) 6/3/01
June 2, 2001, beloved wife of the late Gerald V. Loft; devoted mother
of Gerald B. (Linda) Loft, Jessica (Steven) Hemminger, Harry (Alice), Jack
(Patti) and Linda Loft; loving grandmother of 11 grandchildren and one
great-grandchild; also survived by one brother, five sisters, cousins,
nieces and nephews. Visitation at the BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2005 Clinton
St. (corner South Ogden) Monday only 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral Services Tuesday
at 1:30 PM at St. Matthew's Cemetery Chapel, Pastor Gary Reed, officiating.
Guests please assemble at chapel. Flowers gratefully declined.
MAGEE - Emma Louise (nee Clarke) 6/3/01
May 16, 2001, of East Aurora, NY, beloved wife of 58 years of Robert
F. Magee; devoted mother of David C. (Barbara) of Pittsford, NY and Douglas
J. Magee of East Aurora; loving grandmother of Andrew R., Patrick K. and
Christopher J. Magee; dear sister of Katharine (Roy L.) Wheeler of East
Aurora; aunt of Elizabeth Iselin and Penelope Wheeler. Visitation with
family present at the WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 784 Main St., East Aurora, NY
on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to
attend a memorial service at St. Matthias Episcopal Church, Main and Maple
St., East Aurora on Thursday at 10:00 AM. Flowers gratefully declined.
Memorial contributions in Emma's name may be made to the American Stroke
Association, Division of American Heart Association, 25 Hazelwood Dr.,
Suite 116, Amherst, NY 14228. Mrs. Magee was a member of the 20th Century
Club, former chairperson and Democratic Committee Member of the Town of
Wales, an American Red Cross Volunteer, a member of the Buffalo Philharmonic
Women's Committee and League of Women's Voters.
MALATIN - Grace E. (nee Dowd) 6/2/01
May 31, 2001; beloved wife of the late Martin Malatin; dearest mother
of Christine (Peter) Cuviello, Dean (late Beth) Malatin, Lynne (Frank)
Catalfamo, and Mark (Joan) Malatin; loving grandmother of Daniel, Lisa,
Amanda, Dina, Meghan, Nathan, Tara, and Mary; great-grandmother of Patrick
and Connor; sister of Florence Boyle, Ted (Hazel) and John Dowd. The family
will be present on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel)
AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 2600 Sheridan Dr. (at Parker Blvd.) where funeral
services will be held Monday at 8:45 AM and from St. Christopher's Church
at 9:30 AM. Friends invited.
MARTIN - Samuel 6/3/01
May 31, 2001. Friends may call Monday 12-5 PM at H. Alfred Mortuary
Inc., 968 Jefferson. Family will be present Tuesday 11:00 AM. Funeral services
will follow at 12:00 noon.
MATHIEN - Elizabeth N. (nee Miller) 6/3/01
Of Hamburg, NY, June 2, 2001, wife of Edward Mathien; mother of Thomas
(Julie), Robert (Karen), Mary (Jeffrey) Hewett and Richard (Deborah) Mathien;
sister of Marian Chester; cousin of June Adams; also survived by seven
grandchildren. Funeral from the DONALD M. DEMMERLEY FUNERAL HOME INC.,
21 Pierce Ave, Hamburg, Tuesday morning at 9:30 and from SS Peter and Paul
Church at 10:00. Friends invited. Visiting hours Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.
Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the St. Vincent de
Paul Society or Parish Outreach.
McCARTHY - Roberta M. 'Bobbie' 6/2/01
(nee Syracuse) Of Depew, NY, June 1, 2001, beloved wife of James B.
McCarthy; dearest mother of J. Rick (Darleen), Timothy B. (Carmen) McCarthy
and Terriann (Brian) LaCerais; fond grandmother of Brandon, Remi, Jessica,
Evan and Jakub; sister of Grace (Craig) Ellsworth, Paula (Joseph) Martin,
Patricia (late Lee) Dolata, Anthony (Debbie) Rotolo and the late Antoinette
(John) Chimino; also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces.
Friends may call Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the PAUL A. KLOC
BLOSSOM CHAPELS INC, 4680 Clinton St. (corner Borden Rd.) West Seneca (668-5666)
where funeral will be held Monday morning at 8:45 AM and from St. Gabriel's
Church at 9:30 o'clock. Friends are invited. Sentiment may be expressed
through a contribution to the American Heart Association or St. Gabriel's
Church Renovation Fund in Memory of Roberta M. McCarthy.
MILLER - Christine J. (nee Lencka) 6/3/01
June 1, 2001, beloved wife of the late Daniel Miller; devoted mother
of Bernard (Janice) Miller and Bernadine 'Deena' (Arnie) Kowalski; loving
grandmother of six grandchildren and one great-grandson; also survived
by two brothers and two sisters. Funeral services at the BUSZKA FUNERAL
HOME, INC., 2005 Clinton St. (corner South Ogden) Tuesday at 9 AM and at
Our Lady of Czestochowa Church at 9:30 AM. Visitation Sunday and Monday
2-5 and 7-9 PM.
NAGORSKI - Josephine T. (nee) Nowak 6/3/01
May 16, 2001, of Cheektowaga, NY, beloved wife of the late Vincent;
dearest mother of the late Suzanne B. Rung; fond grandmother of Dean V.
Rung; sister of Edward (Evelyn) Nowak, late Adam (late Sally) Nowak, late
Walter (late Helen) Nowak and the late Florence Dalach; survived by nieces
and nephews. Private services were held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements by the MELVIN J. SLIWINSKI FUNERAL HOME.
NETTLES - Marilyn S. 6/3/01
Suddenly May 30, 2001. The family will receive friends Tuesday 11 AM
at THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 995 Genesee Street, where funeral
services will follow at 12 noon. Interment St. Matthews Cemetery.
O'MARA - Margaret R. 6/3/01
Of Orchard Park, June 1, 2001. Daughter of the late Michael M. and
Agatha C. (Metzger) O'Mara; sister of Julia M. (late Earl) shaw, John F.
(Constance F.), Michael M. (Agnes), James P. (Donna) and the late Bernard
R. (late Catherine), Joseph M. (late Grace), Mary E. (late Jack) Carter
and Lloyd M. (Dorothy) O'Mara. Also survived by nieces, nephews, great
nieces and great nephews. Visitation Sunday and Monday 2-4 & 7-9 PM
at the NORMAN E. GANNON & SONS, INC. FUNERAL HOME 1075 Ridge Rd., Lackawanna
(824-4000) where services will be held Tuesday at 9:45 AM and at Our Lady
of Victory Basilica at 10:30 AM. Burial to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Miss O'Mara was a member of the Lackawanna and New York State Retired Teachers
ORLOWSKI - Raymond A. 6/2/01 May 31, 2001, age 80 of Tonawanda, formerly
of Buffalo; husband of the late Jeanette (nee Manka) Orlowski; father of
Linda (Darwin) Smith and Nancy (Michael) Heftka; brother of Frank Orlowski;
also survived by 13 grandchildren, 2 great-granddaughters, and several
nieces and nephews. Friends may call on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the
HAMP FUNERAL HOME INC., Adam & Seymour Sts. Tonawanda. A Mass of Christian
Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 AM Monday at St. Francis Chapel on Adam
St. in Tonawanda. Friends invited. Mr. Orlowski was an Army Veteran of
PARKER - Mary E. (Kuhn) 6/3/01
Passed away March 21, 2001, age 76, at Skyline Medical Center, Nashville,
TN. Survived by children, Deborah Parcell, Alfred Kuhn, Jr., Harold Kuhn
and Wendy Harvey and brothers, Raymond Higgins and Arthur Higgins. Graveside
services will be at Forrest Avenue Cemetery, Angola, NY, on June 5, 2001,
at 11 AM.
PARRY - Margaret (nee Math) 6/3/01
June 1, 2001, suddenly, of Amherst. Beloved mother of Angelika (late
Louis) Pawlick of North Tonawanda; grandmother of Valerie Pawlick of North
Tonawanda; sister of Maria Math; aunt of Gisela, both of Germany. Friends
may call Monday 5-8 PM at THE WATTENGEL FUNERAL HOME, 307 Oliver Street,
North Tonawanda, where prayer service will be held Monday evening at 7:30
PM. Entombment Elmlawn Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials
may be made to the charity of one's choice.
PETTY - Davida J. T. 6/3/01 Suddenly May 31, 2001 in Buffalo NY. Daughter
of Rosie Ann Reid; sister of David (Violet) Petty, Alfonso (Toni) Petty,
Mylo Smith, Micheal Brooks, Vertrell Petty, Khadejih King, Shamika Holmes,
Precious King, Tryika Petty. Wake services Tuesday, June 5, 2001 11-12
noon at the Antioch Baptist Church, 24 Urban and Fillmore Avenues, where
funeral services will be held at 12 noon. Interment Forest Lawn. Arrangements
by the PROVIDENCE MEMORIAL CHAPEL, INC. 1275 Sycamore St.
RICE - Josephine P. (Muscoreil) 6/3/01
June 1, 2001. Friends may call at the JAMES E. GRACE FUNERAL HOME,
335 Ontario St. Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Friends may gather for Funeral Mass
Monday at 9:30 AM in St. Margaret's R.C. Church, Hertel Ave.
ROBERT - Ray R. 6/3/01 June 1, 2001. Husband of Phyllis (Ingavo) Robert;
brother of Verna (late Alvin) Koepsel, Lee Robert, Rena (Donald) Fraser
and the late Charlotte and Murray Robert; uncle of Robert Fraser and Diana
Govern. No prior visitation. A memorial service will be held Tuesday Morning
at 11 o'clock in St. Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church 4007 Main St, Eggertsville,
NY 14226. Friends are invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may
be made to St. Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church. Arrangementsby BEACH-TUYN
ROBINSON - James H. 6/3/01
May 31, 2001, beloved father of James S. Robinson; dearest son of the
late Harry and Cora Mae (nee Mollnar) Robinson; dear brother of Jean Paplow.
No prior visitation. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday at 10:00
AM from the SAUER-LYNETT-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 1933 Kensington Ave. (near
Harlem Road). Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired,
contributions may be made to Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
RODZIK - Eleanor T. (nee Krol) 6/2/01
June 1, 2001 of Buffalo, NY, beloved wife of the late Casimer J. Sr.;
dearest mother of Casimer J. Rodzik Jr. and Robert M. (Elizabeth Dingeldey)
Rodzik and the late Nancy Rodzik; predeceased by two brothers and four
sisters; loving grandmother of Michael (Diane) Dingeldey and Bernedette
(David) Concheiro; great-grandmother of Krystal, Tiffany and Mikey; also
survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services Monday at 9 AM
from the Old First Ward Chapel of the PETER K. LESLIE FUNERAL HOME, 580
South Park Ave. (corner of Hamburg St. 855-1411) and in St. Valentine's
Church at 9:30 AM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Family
will be present Saturday and Sunday 4-8 PM. Interment in St. Stanislaus
SCHAUS - James P., MD 6/1/01
May 31, 2001, beloved husband of Ruth E. 'Betty' Schaus; dear father
of Peter J., John M. (Lisa), James F. (Patricia), Susan E. (Brian) Sinnott,
Dr. Robert D. (Michele), Karen S. (James) Neal and Lissa M. Schaus; also
survived by 19 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; brother of the
late Francis (Dorothy) Schaus. Friends may call Saturday and Sunday 4-7
PM at ROBERTS & DENGLER FUNERAL HOME, 8630 Transit Rd., E. Amherst
(one mile north of Maple Rd., just past Roll Rd.), where prayers will be
offered Monday at 9:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial of St.
Mary's RC Church (Swormville) at 10 AM. Memorials may be made to American
SCHLICHT - Louise (nee Beyer) 6/3/01
June 1, 2001. Wife of the late Emil Schlicht; mother of Carl (Mary)
Schlicht and Mrs. Joseph (Carol) Koenig; grandmother of Michelle Kim, Carl,
and Michael; great-grandmother of Jennifer and Michael; pre-deceased by
brothers and sisters. Funeral service from CARLTON A. ULLRICH FUNERAL HOME,
INC., 855 Englewood Ave., Tuesday at 10:30 AM. Friends invited. Family
present Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Flowers are very gratefully declined.
SCHUEL - Frances (nee Pomerantz) 6/3/01
May 27, 2001, wife of the late Isadore Schuel; mother of Dr. Herbert
(late Regina) Schuel; sister of the late Pearl (late Robert) Levine, Irving
(late Rose) Pomerantz and Charles (late Zelda) Pomerantz; grandmother of
Victor Marvin (Tracy) Schuel and Barbara Ellen Forester; great-grandmother
of Morgan, Cole and Molly Forester. Funeral services were held in New York
City. Memorials may be made to Alzheimers Association of WNY, Weinberg
Campus, Inc., or Hospice Buffalo, Inc. Arrangements by DELAWARE PARK MEMORIAL
SCOTT - Joseph A. 6/3/01
May 30, 2001. Son of the late Ferguson and Mary (Battles) Scott; brother
of Mary (late George) Hornung, the late John (Ruth) Scott and Ellen Gross.
No prior visitation. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience
of the family. Arrangements by the PERNA FUNERAL HOME INC. Michael A. Pellegrino,
SHENK - Alfred F. 6/3/01
In Canton, GA, May 30, 2001, of Machias, NY, beloved husband of Mary
Louise 'Lou' (Armstrong); dear father of LuAnn (Rafael) Tudela, of Waleska,
GA; brother of Orrin (Donna) Shenk of Allegany, NY and the late Martin
(Ruby) Shenk; son of Harrison and Frances Shenk; also survived by five
grandchildren; cousins, nieces and nephews. A memorial service will held
on Monday, June 4, 2001, at 7:30 PM at the Free Methodist Church in Yorkshire,
NY. Mr. Shenk was a farmer for many years. From 1970-1985 he belonged to
the Operating Engineer Union and worked in many places including the Alaskan
Pipeline. He enjoyed gardening and traveling. Memorials may be made to
Circle C Ranch in Delevan, NY.
SINSABAUGH-SMITH - Lillian Joanne 6/3/01
May 30, 2001. Of Texas, formerly of Buffalo. Lillian married and raised
four children Catherine, Richard, Teresa and Mary with Richard H. Sinsabaugh
Sr. in Tonawanda, NY. Memorial services will be held Wednesday June 6 at
6:00 PM at Grove Street Christian Church, Grove St., Tonawanda. Anyone
who wishes to share in the service with our family is welcome.
SIUDAK - Ruth E. (nee Huelz) 6/1/01
May 31, 2001, beloved wife of Raymond; dearest mother of Nancy (Hershell)
Dugan, Elaine (late Stephen) Isaacs, Judith (Randolph) Skrzydlewski; daughter
of the late Clarence and Helen Huelz; also survived by nine grandchildren,
14 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral service commencing
at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2047 Broadway, Cheektowaga-Buffalo
City Line Monday morning at 8:45 and at Corpus Christi Church at 9:30.
Interment in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Family present Saturday and Sunday
2-4 and 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo.
SMITH - Carolin J. 'Sunnie' 6/2/01
Suddenly, June 1, 2001, dear sister of Lila Sharp of New Hampshire;
also survived by a host of friends. Friends may call Monday from 2-4 and
7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2600 Sheridan
Dr. (at Parker Blvd.). Private interment will be held in South Dayton,
NY. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, contributions may be made
to the SPCA. Miss Smith was a registered nurse at Deaconess Hospital.
SUPLICKI - Lawrence 6/1/01
May 31, 2001, beloved husband of Nancy (nee Stryczek); dear father
of Amy Suplicki; dear brother of Henry (Barbara), Leonard (Mary), Raymond
(Patricia) and Eugene (Pam) Suplicki; also survived by nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the KOLANO FUNERAL HOME, 396 Amherst St. (near Grant) Monday
8:30 AM and Assumption Church 9:00 AM. Friends invited. Family present
Saturday 7-9 PM and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mr. Suplicki was an Employee
of Occidental Chemical. Donations may be made to Hospice. Interment St.
TARNOWSKI - Frank T. 6/2/01 June 1, 2001, age 88, of Cheektowaga, NY.
Beloved husband of Frances (nee) Muroff; dearest father of Patricia (David)
Szczesny and Karen (Charles) Wallace; fond grandfather of Shannon and Jamie
Hanover, Sarah and Katie Wallace, Alexander Szczesny and Daniel Wallace;
loving brother of Rose Stack of Atlanta, GA and the late Angeline Gmerek,
Pauline Szczechowski, Emilie Szczechowski and James Tarnowski; survived
by nieces and nephews. Family will be present to receive relatives and
friends Saturday 7-9 PM and Sunday 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 Monday at 9 AM and from Queen of Martyrs Church at 9:30 AM
Interment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Mr. Tarnowski was a veteran of WWII,
a member of Adam Plewacki Post #799, a retiree of Chevrolet and a member
of Local 774.
TRAVIS - Edna (Jaynes) 6/3/01
Of Hamburg, NY, May 30, 2001, wife of the late Shirley L. Travis; mother
of Sylvia Block of Phoenix, AZ and Laura McDade; grandmother of Katrin
Doyle, Robin Taylor, Heather Clark and Alison McCrary; also survived by
four great-grandchildren; predeceased by brothers and sisters. No prior
visitation. A memorial service will be held at Hamburg United Methodist
Church, 116 Union St. Saturday June 16, at 11 AM. Mrs. Travis was an active
member of Hamburg United Methodist Church, past president of Hamburg Women's
Club and member of the League of Women Voters. Arrangements by LOOMIS,
OFFERS & LOOMIS INC. Hamburg Chapel.
VITERNA - Albert J. 6/3/01
June 2, 2001, of Orchard Park, NY, husband of Gladys A. (nee Powers);
dearest father of Kathleen (Ronald) Rosier and Albert (Maggie); grandfather
of Dennis; son of the late John and Philomena (nee Mattone) Viterna; survived
by brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. Private services were held at
convenience of the family. Arrangements by the COLONIAL MEMORIAL CHAPELS
WILKINSON - Charmaine (nee Drane) 6/3/01
June 2, 2001, beloved wife of John A. Wilkinson; dear mother of John
A. (Elizabeth Jane), Mark A. (Lisa Farris) Wilkinson, Leigh Ann Roehling,
Beth Ann (Joe Zawadzki) Wilkinson and the late Michael L. Wilkinson; grandmother
of John Michael, Mark Charles and Anastasia. The family will be present
to receive friends Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Cleveland
Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 569 Cleveland Dr. where Funeral
Services will be held Tuesday at 11 AM.
WINIEWICZ - Edmund J. 6/3/01 June 1, 2001. Beloved husband of Irene
Teresa (nee Krempa); dearest father of John (Margaret), Thomas (Patricia)
and James (Kathleen) Winiewicz; fond grandfather of Amy, Kathryn, Kristin,
Adam, Alex, and Matthew; brother of Joseph Jr. (Mary) and the late Florian
(late Olga) Winiewicz; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral from
the PACER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2275 George Urban Blvd. (2 blocks east of
Dick Rd.) Tuesday at 9:30 and St. John Gualbert Church at 10 AM. Family
present Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to St. Joseph Hospital Foundation in Ed's name.
YERKE - Marion L. (nee Miller) 6/3/01 Of Hamburg, NY, June 1, 2001.
Beloved wife of the late Frederick W. Yerke; dearest mother of Barbara
Dole, Robert (Linda) and Donald (Debbie); grandmother of Michael, Jeffrey,
Derek, and JoAnne Dole, and Lisa, Jennifer, and Sara Yerke; sister of Wolford
Miller, Ethel Filor, and Edwin Miller. Funeral services Tuesday morning
at 11:00 from the (Hamburg Chapel) JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME INC. 5453
Southwestern Blvd. (corner of Rogers Rd, 646-5555). Interment in Lakeside
Memorial Cemetery. Friends invited. Mrs. Yerke was a member of the Ladies
Auxiliary of American Legion Hamburg Post #527. Flowers graciously declined.
Family present Sunday 7-9 PM and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.
YOUNGS - Margaret M. (Monaghan) 6/3/01
Of Orchard Park, NY, suddenly, June 1, 2001, wife of William G. Youngs;
mother of Kathleen M., Jaclyn A., and William R. Youngs; daughter of Margaret
(Lahiff) and the late Robert Monaghan; sister of Robert E. (Janet) Monaghan;
also survived by nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Sunday
and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the F.E. BROWN SONS FUNERAL HOME INC., E.
Quaker St., (Rte. 20-A), Orchard Park. Services from the Funeral Home Tuesday
at 8:15 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of the Sacred
Heart Church at 9 AM. Friends invited.
ZAEHRINGER - Harold F. 6/3/01
May 29, 2001; Age 82, husband of Mary C. (nee Carroll); father of John
F. (Patricia J. Griffin), Ellen C. Zaehringer (Jay A. Gach), Susan O. (James
K. Bednarek) and William H. (Marcy M.); also survived by six grandchildren,
one great-grandchild and four cousins; brother of the late Doris M. and
Dr. Herman P. Zaehringer. The family welcomes friend for a memorial gathering
to be held Saturday, Jun 9 at 11 AM at Rizzo's Banchetti, 550 N. French
Rd., between Niagara Falls Blvd. & Sweethome Rd. Flowers gratefully
declined. Memorials may be made to the Hospice Foundation or the Charity
of your choice.