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Miscellaneous Erie County, New York Obituaries

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ALDRICH - Stephanie (Misiewicz)
10/8/1997

October 7, 1997 in Arlington, VA; born in Buffalo and former resident of Cheektowaga; daughter of the late Anthony and Marya (Bohanek) Misiewicz; pre-deceased by five sisters. Mass of Christian burial Thursday at 10 AM in St. John Gualbert Church (corner of Doat and Gaulbert). No prior visitation. Interment St. Stanislaus cemetery. Ms. Aldrich was a life long employee of the Federal Government. Contributions in her memory may be made to The Father Justin Rosary Hour, P.O. Box 454 Athol Springs, NY, 14010. Arrangements by the MATTHEW C. OKONIEWSKI FUNERAL HOME INC.



BLACKMON - Stephen
10/8/1997

October 3, 1997. Friends may call Thursday 7-9 PM at the H. ALFRED LEWIS MORTUARY INC., 968 Jefferson. Funeral services will be conducted Friday 1 PM at St. Paul A.M.E. Zion Church, 610 Eagle St.



BLEY - Mildred E. (nee Pfarner)
10/5/1997

Of Hamburg, formerly of Eden, NY; September 29, 1997; wife of the late Fred W.; mother of the late Frederick, Allan and Robert; sister of Earl (Martha) Pfarner, Evelyn (Werner) Blesy and the late Carl Pfarner; sister-in-law of Hilda Winter. Friends are invited to a Memorial Service, Saturday, October 11, at 11 AM in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Eden. Memorials may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church or a charity of your choice. Arrangements by LAING FUNERAL HOME, INC.



BROCK - Doris E. (Kick)
10/8/1997

Suddenly, October 7, 1997, of Buffalo, beloved wife of the late Leonard L. Brock; dearest mother of Warren J. (Alice), Maureen (John) Hayes, Carol (Edward) Vasbinder and Karen (Robert) Pajak; sister of Rita Kick, Molly (Richard) Harig, Jean Doering and the late William Kick; also survived by ten grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. The family will be present to receive friends today from 2-4 and 7-9 at the South Buffalo Chapel of the JOSEPH K. QUINN FUNERAL HOME INC., 192 Abbott Rd. (near Southside Pkwy.), where funeral services will be held on Thursday morning at 9:30. Friends invited. Mrs. Brock was a member of the South Park and Tosh Collins Senior Citizens Centers, a WW II USO girl, and a retired secretary for the Erie County Dept. of Social Services. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials to Bornhava School (for disabled children), 4625 Harlem Rd., Amherst, 14226. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.



BURNS - Ruth Watt
10/7/1997

October 6, 1997; wife of the late Henry L. Burns; mother of Joseph P. (Jacqueline) of Columbus, OH, Henry L. (Ann), Michael T. (Susan) Burns and Mary Ruth (Thomas) Bennett; also survived by ten grandchildren and one great granddaughter; sister of the late Lyle E. (Mary Cecelia) Watt. Friends received at the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 1700 Hertel Ave. (near Starin) on Tuesday from 5-9 PM. Friends invited to a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mark's Church Wednesday morning at 11 AM. Interment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Cantalician Center for Learning, 3233 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14214 and St. Mark's School Scholarship Fund, 401 Woodward Ave., Buffalo 14214.



CAFFREY - Mary E. (nee Barush)
10/7/1997

October 5, 1997; of Depew-Cheektowaga who expired at the Williamsville Suburban Nursing Home; beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Caffrey; dearest mother of James (Sandra), Captain Jack (Captain Gloria) U.S. Navy, Kathleen (John) Meindl and the late Patricia Caffrey; loving grandmother of Sean; sister of Margaret, Rita Stumpf, Elizabeth, Audrey McGuire, Theresa Wlodyka and the late John and Eugene Barush; survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service commencing at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2510 Union Rd. Cheektowaga (2 blocks South of William St.) Thursday morning at 9:30 and at Resurrection Church at 10. Entombment in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Mrs. Caffrey was a member of the VFW Post #463 Auxiliary. Family present Tuesday 7-9 and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.



CHATELLE - Rose M. (nee Arnone)
10/8/1997

October 6, 1997; wife of the late Robert A. Chatelle; devoted mother of Margaret R. (Late Francis) Santora, Joseph R. (Marie) and the late Robert J. (Sandra M.) Chatelle; survived by a sister in-law Louise Arnone, three grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Friends may call Wednesday 7-9 PM and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the JOHN E. ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME INC, (West Chapel) 1357 Hertel Ave (near Colvin) where funeral services will be held Friday morning at 9. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial Celebrated at St. Margaret's Church at 9:30. Flowers gratefully declined



DAVIS - Mary 'Kate' (Shaver)
10/7/1997

October 6, 1997 of Buffalo, NY beloved wife of the late John J. Davis; dear mother of John J. Jr. (Dorothy) and Thomas (Beth) Davis; predeceasd by brothers; grandmother of six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. The family will be present to receive friends Wednesday only from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the RAY O'CONNELL FUNERAL HOME INC., 2286 South Park Ave where funeral will be held Thursday morning at 8:45 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Church of the Holy Fmaily at 9:30. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.



DIEHL - Mary J. (Sgroi)
10/7/1997

October 6, 1997; of Buffalo; at a youthful age of 82; beloved wife of the late William E. Diehl Sr.; dearest mother of Jeanne (late Martin) Meyler, Bill Jr. (Marilyn), John (Ann) and David Diehl; loving grandmother of Martin III, Jennifer Meyler, Aaron, Phillip, Nicole Diehl, Melissa, Erica, William III and Gregory Diehl; great grandmother of Patrick; sister of Salvatore (late Mary), Anthony (late Louise), Josephine and the late Humphrey (Bernice), Louis (late Irene) and Joseph (Gertrude) Sgroi; also survived by many nieces and nephews and a family of friends. The family will be present to receive friends on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the South Buffalo Chapel of the JOSEPH K. QUINN FUNERAL HOME INC. 192 Abbott Rd. (near Southside Pkwy) where funeral services will be held on Friday morning at 8:45 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from the church of the Holy Family at 9:30. Friends invited. Memorials to the National Kidney Foundation, 165 Genessee St., Buffalo, NY 14203 appreciated. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.



DIGATI - Santina (nee Sceusi)
10/8/1997

October 7, 1997, beloved wife of Joseph J. Digati; dearest mother of Carolyn (Thomas J.) Mazurowski and Samuel (Linda Bompczyk) Digati; grandmother of Thomas II, Joel Francis and Kelly John Mazurowski, Salvatore, Melinda, Melissa (Michael) Zukowski and Crystal Digati; great-grandmother of Austin Zuchowski; daughter of the late Salvatore and Frances (nee Antoinetta) Sceusi; sister of Louis (Pauline) Sceusi, Rose (late Carl) Arcara, Mary (late Joseph) Campagna, Josephine (Frank) Gullo, Ann (Joseph) Piccuilla, late Millie (late Angelo) Rotondi, late Thomas (late Mary) Sceusi, late Palma (late Daniel) Arlotta. The family will be present Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Urban-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 3645 Genesee St. (2 blocks east of Union Road) where funeral services will be held Thursday at 9:30 AM and in Our Lady Help of Christians Church at 10:00 AM. Friends invited.



DOYLE - Bernice A. (Seitz)
10/7/1997

October 6, 1997; beloved wife of the late John E. Doyle; sister of M. Magdalene Seitz, O.S.F. of Stella Niagara, NY, Ruth M. Seitz, Paul E. (Rose Marie) Seitz and the late Evelyn M. (late George) Justinger, Madalen C. (James C.) Thomas and Jeanette M. (late Andrew J.) Spinner, also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great nephews and one great-great niece. Funeral from the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME, INC., (Buffalo Chapel) 2397 Seneca St., Thursday at 9:30 and from Queen of Heaven Church at 10:15 AM. Friends may call Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent the the Charity of your choice, Bernice was retired from the Visiting Nursing Association and a member of The Sodality of The Blessed Virgin Mary of Queen of Heaven Church.



EKLUM - Mary A. (nee Arnold)
10/4/1997

Of Blasdell, NY, October 3, 1997; beloved wife of the late Carl R. Eklum; dearest mother of Suzanne (Paul) Nowak; dear grandmother of Michael and Stephen Balon, and Matthew and Allison Nowak; sister of Rose (Robert) McCarthy, Charles (Jane) and the late Ferdinand (late Dorothea), Frank (Catherine) and James (late Dorothy) Arnold; also survived by nieces and nephews; dear friend of Phyllis and David Podger. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass Saturday October 11 at 10:00 AM at Our Mother of Good Counsel Church, 3680 South Park Ave., Blasdell. Mrs Eklum was a member of the Bishops Committee, Home Bureau, Organ Club and an avid sewer. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mary A. Eklum Catholic Education Fund. No prior visitation. Arrangements by the JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME INC.



FERRELLI - Vincent
10/7/1997

Of Lackawanna, NY, age 99, entered into rest October 7, 1997. Beloved husband of Josephine (nee Chiota) Ferrelli; devoted father of Jess (Ann), Remo (Lorraine) and the late Aldo (Sylvia) Ferrelli; cherished grandfather of 9 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; loving son of the late Cesidio and Raphael (nee Lancia) Ferrelli; dear brother of the late Elizabeth Ferrelli; also survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Southtowns Chapel), 3060 Abbott Rd. near Lake Ave. on Tuesday from 7-9 PM and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral will be held on Thursday morning at 8:30 o'clock and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Anthony's Church (306 Ingham Ave., Lackawanna) at 9:30 o'clock. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Mr. Ferrelli was a member of the Lake Erie Italian Club.



FLORES - Helen I. (nee Markiewicz)
10/7/1997

October 6, 1997; wife of the late John E.; dear mother of Patricia (Kenneth) Krysztof, Robert (late Janice) Flores and Helen (Michael) Barker; grandmother of eight grand and two great-grandchildren; sister of Eleanor (Frank) Pruchniewski; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral from the JAMES PACER FUNERAL HOME, 1949 Clinton St., Thursday 9 AM and St. Casimir's Church 9:30. Friends invited, family present Tuesday 7-9 and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9.



FREY - J. Walter
10/8/1997

October 6, 1997, beloved husband of Nancy H. Frey; dear father of JoAnn F. (John) Lipani, John W. (Frances) Frey II and Virginia R. (James) Pacer; grandfather of Patricia and Raymond Lipani, Elizabeth and Lisa Frey and Matthew and Sara Pacer; brother of Carl M. (Grace) Frey. Friends may call Thursday 4-8 at G. BRIAN ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 8630 Transit Rd., E. Amherst (1 mile North of Maple Rd. just past Klein Rd.), where prayers will be offered Friday at 9:30 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Mary's R.C. Church (Swormville) at 10 AM. Memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo, Inc.



GALAS - Felix J.
10/8/1997

October 7, 1997, beloved husband of the late Mary A. Kawa Galas; devoted father of Suzanne (Donald) Sokolowski; loving grandfather of Dr. Jonathan Sokolowski; dear brother of Barbara Galas and the late Sylvia (John) Przybyl and Clarence Galas; brother-in-law of Helen (late Edmund) Plonczak, Frances (late Joseph) Kozurkiewicz, late Al (Anne), the late Joseph (Irene) and the late Richard (Alice) Kawa; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral services at the BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME INC., 2005 Clinton St. (corner S. Ogden), Friday at 9 AM and at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church at 9:30 AM. Mr. Galas was an honorary member of the Polish Singing Circle and Polish Singers Alliance. Family present Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.



GOODRIDGE - Helen R. (nee Laird)
10/8/1997

October 6, 1997, wife of the late Lee Goodridge; beloved mother of Ann Marie Alden and Lee Goodridge Jr. of Mesa, AZ; sister of the late Mary Ferringer; also survived by seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Friends may call Friday, 6-7 PM, at the BURY & ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 3070 Delaware Ave., where services will be held at 7:00 PM. Flowers gratefully declined.



GRANT - Carl Louis Evans, MD.
10/7/1997

October 5, 1997; beloved husband of Lachele (nee Clemons) Grant; beloved father of Khori, Kahlia, Christian, Carl Jr., Adrian, Lauran, Maria, LaShae, Cheynae and Trevor; brother of Barbara Grant, Rita (George) Lewis, Mustafa (Ines) Majeed, Larry Grant, Florence Grant & the late Ronnie Grant. The family will be present Wednesday 7-9 PM at the (Delaware Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1132 Delaware Avenue (near West Ferry) and Thursday 11:00 AM-12:00 PM at the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 1327 Fillmore Avenue where funeral services will follow at 12:00 Noon.



GUIDO - George T.
10/7/1997

October 6, 1997; survived by his Life Partner Kathleen Kuziemkowski; dearest son of Irene and the late Francis Guido; brother of Marilyn (Ken) Bigham, Frank (Suzanne), Thomas (Linda) and James (Kim) Guido; he is also survived by 14 nieces and nephews and 15 great nieces and nephews. The family will be present on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2600 Sheridan Drive (at Parker Blvd.) where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 9 AM and from St. Albert the Great Church at 10 AM. Friends invited. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Leukemia Research Division of Medicine, C/O Roswell Park Cancer Inst., Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263.



HABERLY - Marjorie F. (nee Bossinger)
10/8/1997

October 7, 1997. Beloved wife of Kenneth J. Haberly; dear mother of Kenneth P. Haberly and Susan (Carson) Werner; pre-deceased by her beloved daughter Linda Garlock; grandmother of five grandchildren; sister of the late Russell 'Bud' Bossinger. The family will be present on Thursday from 7-9 PM and Friday 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 Saturday at 9:45 and from St. Leo the Great Church at 10:30 AM.



HALEY - Robert F.
10/8/1997

October 6, 1997 of Grand Island, NY; beloved husband of Mary Ellen Haley; father of Debra Haley-Weyer, Linda Lonczak, Jennifer (Dennis) Haley-Lupp and Michelle Haley; grandfather of Sarah, Bryan, Kristie, Megan and Alex; brother of James C. (Margaret) Haley. Friends may call Thursday 5-8PM at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT, INC., FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., where funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 4. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, PO Box 38, 2100 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island, NY 14072.



HUDSON - Barbara L. (nee Gibbons)
10/7/1997

October 5, 1997, beloved wife of George Hudson; dearest mother of the late Douglas Sr.; grandmother of six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; sister of Calvin Gibbons of High Point, N.C.; survived by nieces and nephews. The family will be present Wednesday 2-4 PM at the Urban-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 3645 Genesee St. (2 blocks east of Union Rd.) and at the White Rock Baptist Church, 480 E. Utica, Wednesday from 6-7 PM, where funeral services will immediately follow at 7:00 PM. Friends invited.



KAZA - William B.
10/8/1997

Age 76, of North Tonawanda, October 6, 1997. Husband of Dolores I. (nee Toronto) Kaza; father of Candace M. Kaza and the late Pamela E. Kaza; brother of Dorothy (Ronald) Artman, Theresa (Norman) Hallquist, Mary Levandowski, Thomas (Elaine), Joseph (Mary) and John (Mary) Kaza; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call Wednesday only from 7-9 PM at JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME INC., Morgan, William & Broad Sts., City of Tonawanda. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Albert the Great RC Church, Niagara Falls Blvd. (at Melody Fair) North Tonawanda, Thursday at 11:30 AM. Friends invited.



KEPPLER - Carol J. (Bateman)
10/8/1997

Of Orchard Park, NY, October 6, 1997, beloved wife of Paul J. Keppler; mother of Paul H. (Jody) and Lawrence G. (Patty) Keppler; grandmother of Brittni and Shane; sister of Joyce H. (Alfred) Rettig, Jack W. (Chris) Bateman and the late George, Robert and Theodore Bateman. The family will receive friends Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the F.E. BROWN SONS FUNERAL HOME, INC., E. Quaker St., Orchard Park. Services from the funeral home Friday 9:45 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Bernadettes Church at 10:30 AM. Friends invited.



KOWALEWSKI - Chester J.
10/8/1997

October 6, 1997, beloved husband of the late Olga Kutas; dear father of Ronald; brother of Irene (late William) Bielmeier, late Walter, late Edmund (Sara), late Matthew, late Janet (William) Bacinski and the late Florence Kowalewska; dear friend of Helen Burzynski. Family and friends may call Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 at ORLOWSKI-AMHERST FUNERAL HOME, 447 Amherst (875-0662), where services will be held Friday at 9:15 and at 9:30 at Assumption Church. Chester was a member of the St. Florian Athletic and Social Club, Social Club #15 and a veteran of WWII.



KWILOS - Mary (nee Skura)
10/8/1997

Of East Eden, NY, October 6, 1997, wife of the late Leonard Kwilos; beloved mother of Leonard (Melody), Stephen, Ronald, Ellen (Craig) Kindley, Jerald (Cecilia) and Patricia Miner; dear sister of Stella Skura, Charlotte (Felix) Wozniak, John (Effie) Skura and the late Anna Kaminski, Joseph, Louis and Leo Skura; also survived by 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. 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 Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the LAING FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2724 West Church St., Eden. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the Leukemia Society of America, 5500 Main St., Williamsville, NY 14221.



LANGMAN - Warren F.
10/6/1997

October 5, 1997; son of the late Errol C. and Gertrude S. Langman; brother of Willis V. and the late Donald E. (Marion) Langman; uncle of Marsha Cisek, Mark (Lynn) Langman, Claudia (Thomas) Hayes, U.S.N. Capt. Craig (Patricia) Langman & Donna Langman. Friends may call Tuesday 7-9 PM and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DENGLER FUNERAL HOME, 2070 Eggert Rd., Amherst (between N. Bailey and Niagara Falls Blvd.) where funeral will be held Thursday morning at 10 AM. Friends invited.



McNAMARA - Bernadette
10/7/1997

October 6, 1997, daughter of the late Patrick J. and Ellen Ryan McNamara; sister of Christine and the late Helena Corrigan, Joseph W., John A., T. Loretto, Arthur J., Cecil R., Leo P. and Gerard B. McNamara; dear friend of Cheryl Benzin; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Tuesday 7-9 PM and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Rolling Chapel of the DENGLER FUNERAL HOME, 3000 Delaware Ave., Kenmore, where prayers will be offered Thursday at 9:15 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Baptist Church at 9:45 AM. Friends invited. Bernadette was a member of The Third Order of St. Dominic and the NYS Retired Teachers Assn. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to The St. John Neumann Chapel Fund, 1085 Englewood Ave., Kenmore 14223 or The Dominican Convent, 335 Doat St., Buffalo 14211.



MISIEWICZ - Stephanie.
10/8/1997

See the Aldrich Notice.



MITCHELL - Carl J., Sr.
10/8/1997

Age 74, of the City of Tonawanda, unexpectedly, October 7, 1997. Husband of Sandra L. (nee Nichols) Mitchell; father of Dennis (Diane), Linda, William (Tobi) and Patrick Mitchell, Karen Allen, Margaret 'Peggy' Mitchell and Carl J. Mitchell, Jr.; step-father of Shari (Joseph) Kogut, Scott Verrall, Kevin (Patrice) Verrall, Kristin (Arthur) Helfeldt and Eon (Kelly) Verrall; brother of Thomas Mitchell, Mary (Elton) Wells, June Barr and the late Jack Mitchell; also survived by 19 grandchildren. Friends may call Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME INC., Morgan, William & Broad Sts., City of Tonawanda, where services will be held Friday at 10 AM. Friends invited.



MUNZEL - John Albert, Sr.
10/7/1997

October 5, 1997; beloved husband of Illean 'Ethel' (nee Hoy); dear father of Francis (Joan), John 'Al' Jr. (Donna), and Cynthia Munzel; grandfather of Brennen, Courtney, Ashley, John, Jaclyn and Joelle; brother of Edna Munzel, Helen (late Mark) Chaplin, Martha (late Gorden) Thaine and the late Donald (late Helen) and Dorothy (Clifton) Dodge. Private services held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by PACER FUNERAL HOME, INC.



NEWTON - Fred D.
10/8/1997

October 7, 1997. Brother of Elaine (Richard) Fox; also survived by several nieces and nephews. A Memorial service will be held Saturday from the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 2600 Sheridan Dr. (at Parker Blvd.) at 11:30 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired contributions may be made in Mr. Newton's memory to the Masonic Brotherhood Fund.



NICHTER - Janet H. (Adolf)
10/7/1997

Of Lancaster, NY, October 5, 1997, wife of the late Floyd J. Nichter; mother of Charles J. (Donna M.), Carol A. (Robert) Watson of Massachusetts, Joan M. (Rodger) King of Florida; grandmother of seven, great-grandmother of three; sister of Virginia and Richard (Alma) and the late Rev. Howard and Everett Adolf. Funeral from the funeral home of WENDEL & LOECHER, INC., 27 Aurora St., Lancaster Thursday morning at 9:30 and at St. Mary's R.C. Church at 10 AM. Family present Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers, Masses may be said in Janet's name. Janet was a member of the Ladies of Charity.



PASZTOR - Michael
10/7/1997

October 4, 1997, of Blasdell, NY, husband of the late Frieda; father of Michael A. (Karen) Pasztor; grandfather of Joanne, Brian and Lisa; survived by family and friends in Hungary. No prior visitation. Private services at convenience of the family. Arrangements by JOHN K. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME INC.



PETROSKI - Adeline L. (Gacek)
10/8/1997

Age 72, October 7, 1997, of the Town of Tonawanda, NY, beloved wife of the late Albert J. Petroski; mother of Michael R. (Ruth) Petroski, Patricia DiNardo and Mary Ellen (William) Schlaerth; also survived by seven grandchildren; sister of Robert Gacek and Richard (Elaine) Gacek, MD. Friends may call Thursday 7-9 and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., where funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 9:15, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Timothy's RC Church at 10 AM. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the SPCA. Mrs. Petroski was a member of Town of Tonawanda Senior Citizens.



PREUSCH - Alfred A. E. (Cowboy)
10/8/1997

October 7, 1997, former husband of Ruth (nee Sammemwitz); beloved father of Melody (Dean) Jones, Alfred K. A., Wyatt, Damon Preusch and Rhoda (Mark) Garrett. dear grandfather of Timothy, Jessica and Earl Lee; dear brother of Ruth (late Franklyn) Beyer and the late Melvin Preusch. The family will be present Wednesday and Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM, at the Urban-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 3645 Genesee St. (2 blocks east of Union), where funeral services will be held Friday at 11:30 AM. Friends invited.



SCHMITZ - James M.
10/8/1997

October 8, 1997; of New Oregon, NY; beloved husband of Phyllis (Dole) Schmitz; dearest father of David (Joyce), Peg (Paul) Sessanna, Beverly (Jack) DeCarlo, Kevin (Pat), Keith (Anne), Bonnie (Faron) Reding, Bill (Angie) and Randy (Kim) Schmitz; grandfather of twenty grandchildren; brother of Margaret (Carl) Korthals, Mary Ann (Marty) Eder and the late Bernard, Aloysius Jr. Schmitz, Agnes Hill and Lorena Stuhlmiller. Friends may call Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, Route 62, N. Collins, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 11 AM from St. Mary's Church, New Oregon. If desired memorial contributions may be made to the N. Collins Emergency Squad.



SMITH - Deborah (Shine)
10/8/1997

October 8, 1997, beloved wife of Donald 'Bug Head' Smith; dear mother of Brian J., Maureen, Danny and Christopher Smith; daughter of the late Hugh and Dorothy (Clifford) Shine. Funeral from the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME, INC., (Southtowns Chapel), 3155 Orchard Park Rd., Orchard Park, NY (675-9027), Saturday at 8:45 AM and from Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church at 9:30. Friends may call Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Flowers gratefully declined.



TOPP - Carl H., Jr.
10/7/1997

Of West Seneca, NY, October 4, 1997, husband of the late Helen J. Thomas Topp; dearest father of Mrs. Kenneth J. (Susan) Monkelban and Carl W. (Linda) Topp; fond grandfather of three grandchildren; brother of Mrs. Joyce (late Gordon) Topp-Burgess. Friends may call Wednesday only 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 services will be held Thursday morning at 10:30 o'clock. Friends invited.



TOURALCHUK - Rose E.
10/5/1997

Memorial Service 2 PM on Saturday, October 18 in the Church of the Nativity U.C.C., 1530 Colvin Blvd., (one block north of Sheridan Dr.). All are welcome. Arrangements by Frank Rubino Mortuary.



TRIPI - Salvatore A. Jr.
10/8/1997

October 7, 1997, dear father of Salvatore 'Sam' A. III, Nicole Marie and Diana Marie; son of the late Salvatore Sr. and Natalie; dearest friend of Eden Tootile; survived by three sisters, nieces and nephews. Funeral from the PACER FUNERAL HOME INC., 2275 George Urban Blvd, (two blocks east of Dick Rd), Friday 9:30 and Our Lady Help of Christians Church 10 AM. Friends invited, family present Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mr. Tripi was a recent graduate of Buffalo State College and a member of the Pontiac-Oakland Car Club and Vietnam Veteran. Memorials may be made to Roswell Park.



WYLEGALA - Eleanor (nee Dombrowski)
10/7/1997

October 6, 1997, beloved wife of the late Richard L. Wylegala; dearest mother of Elizabeth (Daniel) Wylegala and Dr. Susan (Patrick) Wylegala; grandmother of Stuart and Ella. The family will be present Wednesday, 7-9 PM and Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM, at the Urban-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 3645 Genesee St. (2 blocks east of Union), where funeral services will be held Friday at 9:45 AM, and from St. Mark's Church at 10:30 AM. Friends invited.



YORK - Yvonne E. (nee Pellitier)
10/8/1997

Suddenly, of Clarence, NY, October 4, 1997, beloved wife of Lincoln L. York; mother of James D. York, Debra A. (Frederick) Krug; daughter of the late Rudolph and Isabelle Becker Pellitier; grandmother of Jill York, Brandon and Tiffany Krug; sister of Gertrude (late Paul) Leto, Bernadette (late James) Loesch, Pierre Pellitier; predeceased by two brothers and five sisters; also survived by several nieces and nephews. No prior visitation. Friends are invited to attend a memorial Mass at St. Benedict's Church Thursday morning at 9:30. Flowers gratefully declined. Arrangements by ERIE COUNTY CREMATION SERVICE, 824-6435.



ZAKY - Lenora A.
10/7/1997

October 5, 1997, of Buffalo, NY; beloved daughter of Eugene S. (Elizabeth) and the late Lenora I. Wren; loving sister of Lynda (Gary) Wood, James (Christine), Paul (Jodi) and David (Anne) Zaky; step-sister of Cheryl and Robert Caple; godmother of Laura; dear friend of Shawn; survived by nieces and nephews. Family 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 at 9:30 AM. Friends invited



ZANGHI - Jacquelyn V. (Truckenport)
10/6/1997

October 5, 1997; devoted mother of Peter E. (Marie) and Paul F. Zanghi; devoted sister of Jill (James) McGowan and Jayne (Philip) Hubbell; aunt of several nieces and nephews; dear friend of Diane Kaczmarek. Friends may call Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME, INC. 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst. A Funeral Service will be celebrated Thursday at 10 AM at Ascension Lutheran Church, 4640 Main St. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the Jacquelyn V. Zanghi Scholarship Fund at Nardin Academy.


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