Miscellaneous Erie County, New York Obituaries
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|CONNELL - Genevieve (nee Sexton), November 30, 2001, of
Colden. Wife of the late Maurice A. Connell; mother of Mary Genevieve (Randolph)
Doi, Eileen (Michael) Berger, Joan Connell (Dean Wright), Michael A. Connell,
Patricia Connell (Mark Schwarz); grandmother of Nora Connell, Kathryn and
Elizabeth Doi and Nicole and Andrew Berger; sister of the late Richard,
Kevin, Eileen and Msgr. John F. Sexton. A Mass of Christian Burial was
held Monday morning at 11 o'clock from the Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Colden.
Arrangements were made by the Wurtz Funeral Home, 9287 Boston State Road,
FISHER - Paul E., of Collins, December 2, 2001. Husband of Genevieve (Rupp) Fisher; father of Paula (Gerald) Jerozal of Springville; grandfather of Michelle (Richard) Macey of West Seneca and Todd (Lisa) Squire of Savannah, Ga.; great-grandfather of Brennan Macey, Stevie and Jenna Squire. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Mentley Funeral Home, Inc., 105 East Main St., Gowanda, with a military service following at the Collins Center Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Shrine Burn Center of the Gowanda Ambulance.
FOLTS - Charles W., November 24, 2001. He will be greatly missed by his wife Marcia "Jane" Folts; son Daniel (Jane), daughter Deborah (Todd) Hintz and grandchildren Amanda, Nathanial "Hooter" and Bethany Hintz, Tyler Folts, Serena and Glenn Aaron Waldron. He had been owner of the Worm Hole Cider Mill.
MEYER - William "Bill" Carl, 68, November 25, 2001, formerly of the Springville-East Otto area, at his residence in Kinston, NC. Son of the late Leon and Laura Meyer; husband of Jean Meyer of Kinston, NC; father of Carl D. Meyer of Kinston, Cheryl (Meyer) Hilliker of Irving; stepfather of Jack Rhue of Kinston and Phillis Mobley of Burgaw, NC; also survived by five grandchildren, five stepgrandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mr. Meyer was a longtime musician and worked as a carpenter. He was a member of the Armenia Christian Church and a member of Richard Caswell Masonic Lodge. Services were held Thursday afternoon, November 29, at 2 o'clock from the Edwards Funeral Home in Kinston, with the Rev. Jerry Miller officiating. Burial was in Pinelawn Memorial Park.
SNOW - Edward W., November 30, 2001, of Riverview, Fla., formerly of Boston. Husband of Shirley (nee Bauer) Snow; brother of the late Ethyl Boyle. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Faith United Church of Christ, Boston, or Lifepath Hospice, Sun City Center, Fla. Arrangements were made by the Wurtz Funeral Home, 9287 Boston State Road, Boston.
SULLIVAN - Douglas E., December 4, 2001, of Chaffee. Husband of Rita M. (nee Balachowski) Sullivan; father of Ann Petroski and Susan (James) Henry; grandfather of Joshua and Jon; brother of Robert (Carol), Carlton (Barbara), Lyle (Edna) Maurice Sullivan, Joyce (Duane) Dedrick), Kenneth (Rose) Sullivan, and the late Donald Sullivan. Friends may call Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Springville, where a prayer service will be held Friday morning at 10:30, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Aloysius Church, Springville at 11 o'clock. The Rev. John S. Kwiecien will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, town of Concord.
Denton C. Aldrow
RILEY - Mark, 41, of Arcade, December 9, 2001. Husband of Karen (Kephart)
Riley; father of Leetah and Jonathan Riley; son of Patrick and Mary Riley
of Springville; brother of Michael (Kathy) Riley of Springville, Renee
Riley of Springville, John (Tanya) Riley of Maryland, and Rachael (Eric)
Nash of Spring- ville; grandson of Dolores Peck- ham of Springville and
Isabelle Guilmain of Concord; son-in-law of Bruce and Kathy Edwards of
Machias; brother-in-law of John (Sandy) Kephart of Pittsburgh, PA, and
Rick (Carey) Kephart of Arcade; also survived by several nieces and nephews.
CHAMBERLAIN - Ann M., 68, of Freedom, December 12, 2001. Wife of the
late Earl Chamberlain; daughter of the late Louis L. and Ruth C. (Kruse)
Hayden; sister of Laura (late Karl) Stroh, Pearl (Gary) Kiener, June (Ken)
Kleinsmith, Dorothy (Bernie) Horschel, Fay (Floyd) Buchanan, Roy (Sue)
Hayden, and the late Robert, Harold, George and Donald Hayden; sister-in-law
of Aggie Hayden, Gert Hayden and Issy Hayden; also survived by several
nieces and nephews and several great-nieces and nephews. Mrs. Chamberlain
was an avid country music fan, and she and her husband had a band called
the Driftwoods. She was a member of the Bluegrass Association, and played
guitar and sang, and was the family genealogist. She retired as a wire
cutter from Prestolite in Arcade. Private funeral services were held at
the convenience of the family. Burial in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Ellicottville.
Arrangements were made by the W.S. Davis, Inc. Funeral Home, Arcade. Expressions
of sympathy may be made to Comstock Hospice in Olean.
NELSON - Mildred A. (nee Milks), December 12, 2001, of Springville. Wife of the late Rodney F. Nelson; sister of George (late Bessie) Milks, (Harold (Arlene) Milks, Marjorie Milks, and the late Irma Lazell, Wilma (Gurney) Belscher, and Marie (Durward) Nason; sister-in-law of Stanley Lazell; beloved aunt of Melody Milks and Wayne (Ann) Milks; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Saturday morning at 11 o'clock from the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Springville. The Rev. George C. Sanford officiated. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Mortons Corners Baptist Church or the charity of your choice.
PLOETZ - Rose M. (nee Stamp), December 15, 2001, of West Valley. Wife of the late James E. Ploetz; mother of Nancy M. Rodibaugh; grandmother of Heidi M. (Tony) Mellish and Heather D. (James) Schmidt; also survived by four great-grandchildren; sister of Burt Stamp. Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock from St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Ellicottville. The Rev. William Kay officiated. Burial was in Plato Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Smith-Weis- mantel Funeral Home, Inc., 271 East Main Street, Springville.
FAULRING - Olive (nee Butzer), February 4, 2002. Wife of the late Wilferd Faulring; sister of the late Edward, Ira, Walter and Laurence Butzer. Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock from the Wurtz Funeral Home, 9287 Boston State Road, Boston.
LAURIE - Nellie (nee Zoulko), January 29, 2002, of Springville. Wife of the late Donald P. Laurie; mother of Donald (Linda), Nancy (Francis) Rodler, Joyce, Mary (Russell) Deveso, Raymond, Margaret (Allan) Sager, Andrew (Nancy), William, Kathryn Empringham (Tom Quinn), and the late Patricia (Bert) Ball; grandmother of 18 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson; sister of Anna Buchanan and the late Andrew, Walter and Stanley Zoulko. Funeral services were held Monday morning at 10 o'clock from the Wurtz Funeral Home, 9287 Boston State Road, Boston.
RUMFOLA - Joseph M., February 5, 2002, of Springville. Brother of Marie Rumfola, Lillian (James) Beasley, Margaret (Henry) Lerminiaux and the late Annie Solari, Lloyd Rumfola, Charles Rumfola, Maylon Rumfola and Grace Mack; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, 271 East Main Street, Springville, followed by a prayer service Friday morning at 10:30 and a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Aloysius Church at 11. Father Charles Zadora will officiate. Burial in St. Aloysius Cemetery. Mr. Rumfola was a member of the Knights of St. John and American Legion.
Lillian M. Bellaire