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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 HOME INC.

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 are preferred.

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. Friends invited.

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 was held.

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 HOME INC.

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 Church, Kenmore

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 A. Ledwin.

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 Association.

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 WW II.

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 FUNERAL INC.

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 Cemetery.

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 Heart Association.

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 CHAPEL, INC.

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, Director (874-1010)

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. Stanislaus Cemetery.

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 INC.

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.


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