Miscellaneous Erie County, New York Obituaries
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|EMERLING - Douglas C., September 20, 2001, of Springville.
Son of the late Howard Emerling and Margaret (nee McCarthy) Emerling Lux;
stepson of the late William Lux; brother of Diane (Robert) Schunke, Nancy
M. (Walter) Klyczek, Thomas H. (Maryann) Emerling, Robert (Dolleen) Emerling
and Joseph Emerling; also survived by 14 nieces and nephews, and 16 great-nieces
and nephews. Friends are invited to a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial
from St. Aloysius Church, Springville, on Saturday morning, September 29,
at 9:30. The Rev. John S. Kwiecien will officiate, with the Rev. Dennis
Reiter concelebrating. Arrangements were made by the Smith-Weismantel Funeral
Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Springville. Expressions of sympathy
may be made to the Springville League for the Handicapped, Inc.
Floyd 'Fuzz' Nelson
SPORS- Henry B. "Hank", October 1, 2001 of Boston, NY, age 77 years, dearest father of Karen, Bill, Mike and John Spors; grandfather of Melissa Burdic, Katharine Landwehr; great-grandfather of Lucas and Chase Burdic; former husband of Clara Spors; brother of Lucille (James) Gilles, Margaret (Raymond) Jamison, and the late Bernard "Mike" (Sheila) Spors; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Thursday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the Wurtz Funeral Home, Inc., 9287 Boston State Road, Boston, NY, where prayers will be said at 9:30 a.m. Friends and family are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial from St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Boston, NY, Friday at 10 a.m.
Ashton Leven Henderson
Kenneth E. Sparacino
CARY - Jenny K. (nee Kist), October 2, 2001, of Boston. Wife of the late Howard E. Cary; mother of Jane (late Robert) Nuller, Elgin (late Lorraine), Edward (Martha) Cary, Mary Ann (Robert) Stevenson and Cynthia Cary; grandmother of 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday morning at 11 o'clock from the Wurtz Funeral Home Inc., 9287 Boston State Road, Boston. Memorials may be made to Churchill Memorial United Methodist Church, Boston, or Hospice Buffalo.
FRENCH - Ruth E., 85, of Delevan, October 8, 2001 at the Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo. Wife of the late Russell French; mother of Vernon French of Columbia Falls, Maine, Floyd (Charlotte) French of Mansfield, Ohio, Claude French of Delevan, Ross (Madeline) French of New York City, Willis French of Cheektowaga, Warren French of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Dean (Rose) French of Davenport, Fla., Kevin (Pat) French of Lyndon, Marie Wesley of Delevan, Jean (Joseph) Fraas of Perrysburg, and the late Clyde and Russell Martin French, Jr. and Esther Tebo; grandmother of 34 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren; also survived by several nieces and nephews; daughter of the late George and Elsie (Houghtaling) Hunt; also preceded in death by two brothers and a sister. Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 11, at noon from the W.S. Davis Inc. Funeral Home, Arcade. The Rev. Jeffrey Nowak will officiate. Burial will be in the Cemetery of the Evergreens, New Lebanon, NY. Mrs. French and her husband were former owners and operators of the R&R French Poultry Farm in Springville.
JERGE - Irene (nee Piasecki), of Springville, formerly of Cowlesville, October 4, 2001. Beloved wife of the late Casper D. Jerge; dearest mother of Mary Ann (Robert) Zajdowicz, C. Daniel, Irene Kukoda Jerge, Philip, Joseph (Sandra), Carl (Karla Korpus), Judith (late Anthony) Fugate, Susan (Matthew) Bartle and Jeremy Jerge; fond grandmother of 10 grandchildren; sister of Stephen, Paul, Arlene, Pauline, and the late Charlotte Piasecki. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Paul A. Kloc Blossom Chapels, Inc., 4680 Clinton St., West Seneca. Irene was a member of CSEA Local 152 and former vice president, retired member of Chapter 1000 CSEA/AFSCME and worked in the business office at Attica Correctional for over 10 years. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Stevens Memorial Library, Attica, Cowlesville Volunteer Fire Department or Springville Volunteer Fire Department. Irene was a loving wife and mother who loved to travel, enjoyed bingo, was an avid bird watcher, and enjoyed surfing the net.
BOTSFORD - Jason C., age 27, suddenly, October 11, 2001, died in a motorcycle accident in Pittsburgh, Pa. Loving son of Debora and Michael Desjarlais and Stephen Botsford; father of Sean; brother of Michael Desjarlais and Melissa and Stephanie Botsford; grandson of Margaret and John Barone and Robert and Betty Botsford; also survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
JOZAK - Anthony, October 15,2001, of Orchard Park. Husband of the late Jeane Marie (nee Kotowenko) Jozak; father of Patrick, Michael (Kim) and Anthony Peter (Shirl) Jozak; grandfather of Kristian, Lacey and Jordan Jozak. Mr. Jozak was a retired crane operator at Bethlehem Steel Plant, Lackawanna. Burial will be held at the Mortons Corners Cemetery, town of Concord, at the convenience of the family. Arrangements were made by the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Springville.
KESTNER - Hazel M. (nee Weber), October 15, 2001, of Springville. Daughter of the late Phillip and Myrtle (nee Wiede- mann) Weber; sister of the late Leland Weber. Burial was held at Maplewood Cemetery, Springville at the convenience of the family. Arrangements were made by Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Spring- ville.
STANLEY F. WALKER
BENZ - Herbert L., of Colden, October 18, 2001. Husband of Carla (nee Trautman); loving soulmate of Laurie Balas; brother of Richard Benz of Amsterdam; also survived by many nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held Monday morning at 10:30 from St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Boston. Memorials may be made to Mercy Flight of Western New York or Ten Lives Club (cat rescue) of Boston in care of Marie Edwards, 7789 Back Creek Road, Hamburg, NY 14075.
FILLION - Karen A. (nee Rogers) of Springville, October 20, 2001. Wife of William E. Fillion; mother of Terra Ray, Kara Ray, Tina, Trisha and Justin Fillion; grandmother of Allyssa, Matthew, Morgan, Kalea, Thomas, Zachary and Kaitlyn; stepdaughter of Ralph Hooper. A prayer service was held Tuesday morning at 9:30 from the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Springville, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Aloysius Church, Springville at 10 o'clock. The Rev. John Kwiecien officiated.
MANRY - Isaac Wesley, of Springville, October 20, 2001. Infant son of Keith A. and Erica L. Manry; brother of Peigh Elizabeth and Josiah Keith Manry; grandson of Larry J. and Brenda J. Manry and Elmer J. Smith and Erion Clark; stepgrandson of Kathleen Smith. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock from the Springville United Methodist Church. The Rev. David Derk officiated. Burial in Wood- lawn Cemetery, Canisteo. Arrangements were made by the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Springville.
METZINGER - Eugene A., Sr., of West Valley, October 23, 2001. Husband of Elizabeth (nee Marki) Metzinger; father of Eugene A. Metzinger, Jr. and Susan (Jack) D'Amico; grandfather of Michael and Joseph Hardy; son of the late Eugene and Gertrude (nee Hebeler) Metzinger; brother of Thelma (Harold) Eckert, Irma (late Hank) Schultz, Marie (late Arnold) Boehnke, Lucille (Kenneth) Smith, Gertrude (Phillip) Davison, Kenneth Metzinger and Robert Metzinger; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Gaul Funeral Home, 263 East Ave., Lockport. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday in Good Shepherd Church, Pendleton, at 10 a.m. Interment Good Shepherd Cemetery. Eugene served in the United States Army.
NUGENT - Robert W., age 75, of Arcade, October 21,2001, at his residence after a lengthy illness. Husband of the late Shirley F. Nugent; father of Robert (Lila) Nugent, Leonard (Cindy) Nugent, James P. Nugent, Sharon (Jose) Vazquez, Karen (Rich) Skinner, Dennis Nugent, David Nugent, Melody (Butch) Kozma; stepfather of Warren (Nancy) Goodwill, Wayne (Sue) Goodwill, Gail Brown, Starr (Dennis) Miller, Darlene (Robert) Brown, Terry (Pat) Collins, Jeffery Collins and Ricky D. Collins; foster father of Lillian Pilger; grandfather of the late James A. Holmwood and Ricky J. Collins; also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; brother of Daniel Nugent, Dolly King, and the late Wanda O'Keefe; special friend of Diane and Mike Satchell, Jason, Lorna and Becky, Terry and Steve Pierson, Ron Fitch, Sue Valentine and Ann Babcock. Funeral services were held from the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Springville. Mike Satchell of Jehovahs' Witnesses, Machias, officiated. Mr. Nugent was a Navy Veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion Post #431 and was a retired dispatcher for Rural Metro, Springville, and the funny man of Saturday night bingo.
REISER - Elizabeth S. (nee Smith), of Lakewood, NJ, October 21,2001. Wife of the late Eugene C. Reiser; mother of Linda (Oscar) McCabe and Rosemary Brown; also survived by five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; sister of the late Morris and Charlie Smith. Friends may call Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. at the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Springville, where funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock. The Rev. Robert Peck, ThD. officiating. Burial will be in Collins Center Cemetery.
Henry W. Boser
Olga Zdarsky Doran