Miscellaneous Erie County, New York Obituaries
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|HUGEL- Rose M. (nee Linhardt), of West Seneca, April 1,
2001. Wife of the late Victor Hugel; mother of Joyce (Tom Kirszenstein),
Cheryl Hugel, Donna (Steve Krzes Jr.); also survived by grandchildren and
great grandchildren. Services were held Wednesday, April 4 at St. Williams
Church on Harlem Road in West Seneca.
JENKS - Russell, of Springville, March 30, 2001. Brother of Florence Benjamin; Uncle of Robert F. Benjamin. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Springville.
LANGES - Frank A., of East Concord, April 3, 2001. Husband of Frances (nee Spiess) Langes; father of Louis (Christine), Evelyn Ristovski, Rosalind (Donald) Lux, William, Roman and James (Diane) Langes; also survived by seven grandchildren; brother of Louisa, Mary and the late Anna, Sanna and Louis Langes. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service Friday from St. John the Baptist Church, Boston at 10 a.m. Rev. Paul Stengel to officiate. Arrangements by Smith-Weisman- tel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Springville.
LUCE - Norman F., of Springville, March 31, 2001. Husband of Alberta C. Luce (nee Fox); father of Kathleen H. (James) Belscher, Annette E. Bremiller, Kevin M., Daniel J. and Andrew A. Luce; also survived by 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Friends are invited to attend a memorial mass Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. from St. Aloysius Church, Springville. Rev. John S. Kwiecien to officiate. Arrangements by Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Springville.
SAHR - Ronald F., of Machias, April 2, 2001. Husband of Mary Ann (nee Switzer) Sahr; father of Donald F. Sahr, Mary B. (Dennis) Cleveland and the late Ann Marie Sahr; grandfather of Matthew Sahr and Shawna Cleveland; brother of Donald Sahr; special friend of Julie Slomba. Family will receive friends Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Springville. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday from St. Aloysius Church, 190 Franklin Street, Springville at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. John S. Kwiecien to officiate. Burial to be in St. Aloysius Cemetary, Springville.
WIEDEMANN - Della (nee Wohlhueter), of Springville, formally of Amherst. Wife of the late George; Aunt of Gloria (James) Neff, Janet (Robert) Sutton, Deloris Pleuthner and the late Robert Herren; sister of the late Elsie Herren, Edna Henry, Clarence Wohlhueter and Elmer Wohlhueter. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service from St. Martin's Lutheran Church, Cole Road, Colden, Friday at 11 a.m. Rev. Ronald R. Sprehe officiating. Interment Service from The Elm Lawn Chapel, Delaware Avenue, Kenmore, Thursday at 2 p.m. Arrangements by Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Springville.
FRANCISCO - Jamie V., of Yorkshire, formerly of Eden, April 8, 2001 in Bertrand Chaffee Hospital. Husband of Rita (Bruse- haber); father of Jamie Jr. (Julie) of Springville, Andrew and Martha (John) Craig; brother of Ernest, Barbara Love and the late F. Geraldine Heffernan and Kenton Clulow; also survived by two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 11 a.m. from St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Eden. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Assn. or Camp Pioneer, Angola.
JUNG - Lewis H. "Skip," of Springville, April 8, 2001. Husband of Dawn K. Jung (nee Neischel); son of Ida Dobrosz and the late Louis; stepfather of Scott (Michelle) and Kevin Nichols; stepgrandfather of Eric and Page Nichols; brother of Nancy C. Schulz, Ronald J. (Robin) Jung and Shirley A. (Ronald) Nowak; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock from the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Springville. The Rev. Langdon Hubbard officiated. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery, Springville. Mr. Jung was a member of G.C.I.U. Local #261 Buffalo and Local #353 Peerless Winsmith, Springville, American Legion Concord Post #431, Felton Burns VFW Post #5260, and Springville Moose Lodge #1249.
TAYLOR - Jean G. (Thompson), of Boston, April 6, 2001. Beloved wife of William E. Taylor; loving mother of Kenneth W. (Elaine) and James C. (Kathleen) Taylor, Beverly J. (Michael) McEwen and Donald P. Taylor; cherished grandmother of Bruce, Brett, Fred, James, Mathew and Jonathon. Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock from the F.E. Brown Sons Funeral Home, Inc., East Quaker Street, Orchard Park. Memorials may be made to the Parkinsons Disease Foundation.
WIEDEMANN - Ethel C. (Mester), of Chaffee, April 9, 2001. Wife of the late Frank Wiedemann; mother of James H. (Kathy) Wiedemann, Jane (Earl) Kruse and Robert (Frances) Wiedemann; sister of Helen Houdina and the late John Mester and Julia Papaik; also survived by six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Friends called 2-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the W.S. Davis Funeral Home Inc., Arcade, where funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. Memorials to the Chaffee-Sardinia Fire Company.
Robert S. Dotson
Mary N. Cook
MAY - Rose F. (nee Clauss), February 5, 2001 of Boston; beloved wife of the late Earl N. May; mother of Wendy M. (Benjamin C. Johnson) of West Chester, PA and Rev. Douglas E. A. May, M.M. of Egypt; grandmother of Tracie A. Lammer, Benjamin C. Johnson III and Emilie A. Johnson; great-grandmother of Justin Michael Lammer; sister of the late Thomas, Robert and A.R. Clauss. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Boston at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 21.
MERSMANN - Marie A. (Kraft), of Sardinia, April 17, 2001, wife of William Mersmann; mother of Kathy (Mark) Blaus, Patty (Ken) Gertis, Lori Fearon, Bill (Candice) Mersmann, Jeff (Gretchen) Mersmann, grandmother of Marshall, Cameron, Cassia and Brad; great-grandmother of Alexandra; sister of Doris (Earl) Denton and Donald (Gail) Kraft; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends called 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the W.S. Davis Funeral Home, Inc., Arcade. Funeral service Friday at 11 a.m. from the Yorkshire Central Baptist Church. Memorials to the Chaffee-Sardinia Fire Department or Hospice Foundation, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227-1480.
MOXHAM - Mary Jane (nee Moore), of West Valley, April 17, 2001. Beloved wife of Robert F. Moxham Sr.; dear mother of Mary Ella (Roger) Loos, Robert F. Moxham Jr., Linda Sue (Anthony) Buzzell, and Peggy Louise Douglas; also survived by 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Friends may call Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Smith-Weisman- tel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Springville, where funeral services will be held Friday morning at 11 o'clock. The Rev. Glenn T. Hardman will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, West Valley. Mrs. Moxham was co-owner and manager of the West Valley Market for 13 years and a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, West Valley.
RICK - Gerald J., of Yorkshire, April 15, 2001. Dear friend of Lorraine B. Kaetzel; father of Rodney (Helen), Gregory (Nan- cy), Christopher and Brett Rick. A memorial service was held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock from the Smith-Weis- mantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Springville. The Rev. Dennis Fronczak officiated.
WEICHMANN - John "Jack", of Sardinia, April 15, 2001. Husband of Irene (Schurr); father of Bruce (Patricia Ann) Weich- mann; grandfather of Patricia Ann and B. James Weichmann; brother of Catherine (Bob) Kingsland, Fred "Fritz," Otto (Jean), George (Carolyn) Weich- mann, and the late Mike Weichmann, Betty Tidd and Anna Meier; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral services held Thursday morning at 11 o'clock from the W.S. Davis Funeral Home Inc., Arcade. Memorials may be made to the Chaffee-Sardinia Rescue Squad.
WINSTON - Joan Adele (DeForest), December 28, 2000. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Main Street, West Valley.
ELLIS - Virginia Ann, 76, of Springville, January 10, 2001, with her family at her side in Sarasota, Fla. She is survived by her husband, Robert M. Ellis; sons Robert C. Ellis of Valrico, Fla., and Richard J. Ellis of Orlando, Fla.; and grandchildren Robert, Richard, Stephen and Katherine. Family and Friends are invited to attend a memorial service Friday morning, May 4, at 11 o'clock, at the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Spring- ville. The Rev. John S. Kwiecien will officiate. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Spring- ville. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the League for the Handicapped, Inc., Spring- ville, NY.
FRANK - Howard C., suddenly, April 17, 2001. Husband of May (nee Page); father of Tammy (Jeff) Statler and Jeff (Renee) Frank of Springville; brother of Joseph (Toni) Frank; stepbrother of Mary Berens; grandfather of Paige and Molly Statler and Heidi and Paul Frank. Funeral services were held Friday morning at 10 o'clock from the Donald M.Demmerly Funeral Home Inc., Hamburg. Mr. Frank was a member of the B.L.E. and former member of the Carriagers Club.
HINTZ - Leon A., of West Valley, April 20, 2001. Husband of the late Dorothy (nee Hansen) Hintz; father of Vernon, David and Rick Hintz; also survived by five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; brother of Margaret (Edward) Scott and Mildred Hintz. Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock from the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Spring- ville. The Rev. William L. Kay officiated. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery, Spring- ville.
JONES - Arthur D., of West Valley, April 18, 2001. Beloved husband of Edna (nee Bunkos- ka); father of David Allen (Susan) Jones and Peter John (Kimberly) Jones; also survived by five grandchildren. Mr. Jones was a life member of the Cape Coral, Florida Moose Lodge #2199. Private services were held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements were made by the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Springville.
Michele A. Drum
Curtis E. Scott