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BOUQUARD - Helen S.(Batt) 8/2/01
Suddenly August 1, 2001; beloved wife of the late Douglas J. Sr.; dearest mother of Barbara (Jim) Hens; Kathleen (Michael) McMahon, Douglas (Mary Beth) Bouquard Jr. and David (Audrey) Bouquard; sister of Agnes (Clem) Turner, Mabel (Dick) Shanley and the late Raymond (Mary), John 'Tom' (Betty), Harry, Robert and Donald (late Helen) Batt; step sister of the late Beatrice (late Richard) Reese; also survived by thirteen grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and her dear friend Tessie McCooey. The family will be present to receive friends on Thursday 5-9 and Friday 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 Saturday morning at 8:45 and followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Agatha's Church at 9:30 friends invited. Mrs. Bouquard was a member of the altar and rosary society and the Hopkins Street Club. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery.

BROAD - Anna F. 8/3/01
91 years of East Aurora on August 1, 2001; wife of the late George Hutchinson, Joe Winiaz and William Broad; beloved mother of Robert (Marilyn), Doris Harrison (late Donald) and Donald (Pauline) Hutchinson; grandmother of 14, great-grandmother of many and great-great grandmother of two. Friends may call on Saturday August 4 from Noon-2 PM at The KENNETH HOWE FUNERAL HOME, 64 Maple Street, East Aurora, where services will held at 2 PM.

BYCINA - Antoinette (nee Zgoda) 8/3/01
August 2, 2001, beloved wife of the late Edward Bycina; dear sister of Mary (late Frank) Schmiegel and the late Sophie (late Walter) Zelasko; beloved aunt of Patricia (William) Cline and several other nieces and nephews. Services Saturday at 9 AM from the KAZMIERCZAK FUNERAL HOME INC., 3640 Clinton St., (one block east of Union), and in St. Casimir Church at 9:30. Chapel Hours Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.

CABIBI - Raymond J. 8/3/01 Of Hamburg, NY, entered into rest August 1, 2001, beloved father of Laura Charmaine Cabibi; loving son of Marie (nee Ciccarelli) and the late Carlo Cabibi; devoted brother of Charles (Barbara), Allan (Janet) and the late Patrick Cabibi; cherished uncle of Carla (Douglas) Vinson, Maria (Stephen) Lowe, Adam (Diane) Cabibi and Melanie (David) Blucher; fond great-uncle of Carlo and Frankie; dearest friend of Dorothy Kumiega; also survived by relatives and friends. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Southtowns Chapel) 3060 Abbott near Lake Ave. on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral and services will be held on Saturday morning at 9 o'clock.

COBEL - Mary M. (nee Kozlowski) 8/3/01
Of Cheektowaga, NY August 2, 2001, beloved wife of the late Walter C. Cobel; dearest mother of Rev. Lawrence F. Cobel; dearest sister of Mrs. Constance (late John) Grupa and predeceased by brothers and sisters. Friends may call Friday 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 Saturday morning from Resurrection RC Church 130 Como Park Blvd, Cheektowaga at 10 o'clock. Friends are invited.

CUMBO - Concetta 8/2/01
July 31, 2001, beloved daughter of the late Salvatore and Rose (nee Cumbo) Cumbo; dear sister of the late Mary (Paul) Gerace, Salvatore (Jennie) Cumbo, Josephine Cumbo and Jennie Cumbo; aunt of Connie Gerace, Rose Cumbo, Josephine (Pascal) Bochiechio, Charles (Marion) Gerace, Vincent (Marilyn) Cumbo, Charles (Rosemary) Cumbo, Joseph (late Geraldine) Cumbo, Marie (Salvatore) Romano and the late Angelo (Rose) Gerace, Salvatore (Helen) Gerace and Salvatore (Phyllis) Cumbo; also survived by many great-nieces and nephew and great-great-nieces and nephews. Family will be present on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 5200 Sheridan Dr. (corner of Hopkins Rd.), where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10 AM and from St. Gregory the Great Church at 10:45 AM. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined.

D'ANGELO - Alfred 8/3/01
age 76, of 72nd Street Niagara Falls, NY. Peacefully at home August 2, 2001. Beloved husband of Violet (nee Sebek) D'Angelo; dear father of Cathy D'Angelo of Batavia, NY, Anthony (Jeanne) D'Angelo of Tonawanda, NY and Alfred (Judy) D'Angelo of Grand Island, NY; Loving grandfather of Kenneth, Lauren, Christina, Catherine, Jillian and General; Adored brother-in-law of Christy (Ralph) Acland, Gina (Ted) Best, and Theresa (Joe) Falcone; son of the late Antonio and Caterina (nee Mazzacaro) D'Angelo; brother of Mary Smalko, Emily Scrivano, Ida Sdao and Jennie (Ray) Martelli. Also survived by brothers-in-law Nick Sebek and Stephen (Sharon) Gadacz and several nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will be present to receive friends Saturday and Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the SPALLINO-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 1300 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls, where funeral services will be held Monday morning at 8:30 AM and at St. Joseph Church at 9:15 AM. Entombment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Friends invited.

DANYLUK - Elizabeth (Kimmitt) 8/3/01
August 2, 2001. Wife of the late George E. Danyluk; mother of George E. Jr. (Kathleen) of Hamburg, Paul (Mary) of Erie, PA., Joseph (Patricia) of Charlotte, N.C. and Sheila (Douglas) Andres of Naperville, IL.; sister of Sr. Mary Sheila Kimmitt, RSM, Mary (Joseph) Demerle, Loretta (late James) Coleman and Patricia (Charles) Breidenstein; also survived by 15 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Funeral from the CHAS. F. McMAHON FUNERAL HOME INC., 982 Abbott Rd., Monday at 9 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Martin of Tours R.C. Church at 9:30 AM. Friends may call Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to St. Ann's Benefit Fund, c/o Patricia Clark, 4194 Henneberry Rd., Manilus, NY 13104.

DORN - Andrew W. Sr. 8/2/01 August 1, 2001, beloved husband of Ruth nee Lownie (Battaglia) Dorn and the late Carol (Gannon) Dorn; devoted father of James (Carol) Dorn, John (Barbara) Dorn, Jeffrey (Jeanne) Dorn, Andrew (Teresa) Dorn and Gretchen Imerese and the late Marsha Fisher; stepfather of Carl 'Skip' (Virginia) Battaglia and Paul (Judith) Battaglia; brother of Marie Maxwell and the late Amelia Roth, Josephine Hayes, Philip Dorn and Julia Loughran; grandfather of 21 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Friends may call Friday 2-5 and 7-9 PM at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 2480 Kensington, where services will be held on Saturday at 10 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Blessed Trinity Church at 10:30 AM. Flowers declined. Memorials made to St. Joseph Collegiate Institute.

FRISICARO - John S. 8/2/01 August 1, 2001, beloved husband of Mary (Missico) Frisicaro; dear father of Carol (Thomas) Passek, Rosalyn (James) Mineo and the late Charles Frisicaro; grandfather of Kelly (Michael Collver), Thomas and John Passek; great-grandfather of Claire Passek Collver; son of the late Charles and Carolina (LoTempio) Frisicaro; brother of Salvatore (Vivian) Frisicaro and the late James (Jeanette) Frisicaro and Ida (Joseph) Latona; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family will be present to receive friends Friday, 5-9 PM at the PERNA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1306 Hertel Ave., (near Colvin Ave.), where funeral services will be held Saturday at 8:30 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Annunciation Church (Lafayette Ave.), at 9:30 AM. Entombment, St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations to Hospice Buffalo, Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227.

FULATER - Sally J. (nee McCabe) 8/3/01
Of West Seneca, NY, August 2, 2001. Beloved wife of Jack C. Fulater; dearest mother of John (Gina), Lisa (Gary) Schlack, and James (Dawn); beloved daughter of the late Charles & Bernice McCabe; sister of Sharon (Paul) Hulme, Bernice (Joseph) Janica, Marilynn (Walter) Natwora, Kathleen (Thomas) White, Marjorie (Frank) Gallagher, Thomas (Jeff) McCabe, Deborah (Mick) Krakowski, James (Kelly) McCabe, Maida (Raymond) Gutowski, Joseph and Matt (April) McCabe and the late Susan (Norman) Reimers, Charles (Lucy), Frank (Shirlee) and Michael (Nina) McCabe; sister-in-law of Judith (Stanley) Smardz; beloved grandmother of 7 grandchildren. Family will be present Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 at the HOY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3855 Seneca St, West Seneca, where prayers will be said Monday morning at 9:15 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Bonaventure Church at 10. Friends invited, flowers gratefully declined, memorials to Transplant Team c/o WNY Kidney Foundation, 3871 Harlem Rd, Suite #11, Buffalo, NY 14215 (Phone 835-1323, Fax 835-2281) appreciated.

GILLIS - Peter M. 8/3/01 age 88, of Gowanda, NY, August 2, 2001; Beloved husband of the late Sylvia Glair Gillis; brother of the late Joseph and Anthony Gillis. Surviving several nieces and nephews. No prior visitation. Military funeral services to be held Saturday at 11 AM at Pine Hill Cemetery, Gowanda. Memorials may be made to the Gowanda Ambulance Service. Arrangements by MENTLEY FUNERAL HOME INC., 105 E. Main St., Gowanda, NY

GOWGIEL - Lillian (nee Widzynski) 8/2/01
August 1, 2001; beloved wife of the late Frank Gowgiel and the late Stanley Chodkowski; devoted mother of the late Henry (Laura) Chodkowski; step mother of Elenor (late Frank) Barush, Patricia (James) Christiansen, the late Adeline (late William) Eschberger and the late Lorraine (late Stanley) Niedzwiecki; dear sister of Michael (Dorothy) Widzynski, Helen (late Lupe) Pullman, Theresa (late Newton) Childs and the late Paul (late Helen), late Bruno (Viola), late John (late Sue), late Frank Widzynski and the late Mary (late John) Przybyla; also survived by several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. Funeral services at the BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME INC. 2005 Clinton St. (corner South Ogden) Saturday at 9 AM and at St. Bernard Church at 9:30 AM. Mrs. Gowgiel was a member of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Worker's Union. Visitation Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.

GRAY - Raymond E. Jr. 8/3/01
July 16, 2001, of Perrysburg, son of the late Raymond E. Gray Sr. and Mary Bertram Gray; survived by Chris Gogel and several cousins. There will be a memorial service held at the MENTLEY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 105 E. Main St., Gowanda on Sunday, August 5, 2001 at 1 PM.

HAUN - Robert J. Sr. 8/2/01 July 31, 2001, of Lakeview, NY, at age 70, beloved husband and life long soulmate of late Prudence (nee Algera); son of the late Billie Keyes and C. James Haun; dearest father of Joseph (Teresa), Annette (Greg) Hoelscher and Robert Jr. (Bonnie); adored grandfather of Joshua, Jennifer and Tyler Haun, Jesse Hoelscher, Nikki Conklin and Sara and Adam Page; brother of Richard, James (Joan), Mike (Mary Lou), Fred (Cindy) and Nancy (Mark) Garris; brother-in-law of Frank (Sandy), Carol Cecere, Joseph and the late Josephine (late Raymond) Occhino and Anthony (Doris) Algera; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends received at the LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME INC., S-4199 Lakeshore Rd, (corner Camp Rd and Rt 5), Hamburg, 627-2919, Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 8:15 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Williams' Church, Harlem Rd, at 9:30 AM. Charles A. Castiglia, Director.

HOELSCHER - Robert A. 8/3/01 With the love and comfort of his family, Wednesday, August 1, 2001 in Grimsby, Ont. in his 74th year. Of Grand Island. Beloved husband of the late June Hoelscher; dear father of Carole and her husband Ted Crowther of Grimsby, Ont.; devoted grandfather of Kim and Kate; dear brother of Raymond (Avion), Mabel (the late Bud) Timm, Kenneth (Pat) Richard and Donald (Peggy) Hoelscher; also survived by many nieces and nephews and their children; dear friend of Anne, Marjorie and Lyn. Friends may call Friday 7-9 PM at the KAISER FUNERAL HOME, 1950 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 9 AM at St. Amelia's RC Church, Tonawanda. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Assoc. of WNY. There will be a celebration of Bob's life in the fall of 2001 in Rushford, NY, his favorite place.

HUSAREK - Dorothy P. (Phelps) 8/3/01 Of Hamburg, NY, formerly of Eden, August 1, 2001, wife of the late Fred A.; sister of Robert L. Phelps and the late Autumn Phelps; also survived by six nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 AM from the LAING FUNERAL HOME INC., 2724 W. Church St., Eden, where friends may call Friday 7-9 PM. Flowers declined. Memorials may be made to Eden United Methodist Church Memorial Fund. Mrs. Husarek was a Past Grand Officer of the Eastern Star, member of the Eden United Methodist Church and a Veteran of WW II.

KALOSZA - Peter W. 8/2/01
Of Blasdell, NY, July 31, 2001, beloved son of Josefa and the late Wlodzimierz Kalosza; dearest brother of Alexandria (Arthur) Maciag, Margaret (Mark) Leggio, John and the late Douglas; uncle of David, Rachael, Brittany, Alexander, and Michael. Family and Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Saturday morning at 9:30 at Our Mother of Good Counsel Church. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends are invited. Peter was a member of UAW Local number 897. No prior visitation. Flowers declined. Memorials to Buffalo Hospice. Arrangements by JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME, INC.

KRALICK - Bette (nee Duchesney) 8/3/01
July 31, 2001, beloved wife of the late Robert T.; dearest mother of Patricia Culligan, Deborah Kralick, Marsha Kralick; grandmother of Tanya; dearest friend of Raymond Geoges; sister of Charles (Inez) Duchesney, Alice (Qalter) Moniz, Donnie (late Pearl) Duchesney, William (Gail) Duchesney, the late Francis, Leonard and Virginia. There will be no prior visitation. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 10:30 AM from SS. Peter & Paul Church, Williamsville, NY. Flowers gratefully declined. Arrangements by AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC.

KUKLEWICZ - Bertha (nee Tumiel) 8/2/01
August 2, 2001, of Cheektowaga, NY, beloved wife of the late Jack; dearest sister of Mildred (late John) Kuznia, Florence (late John) Sabadasz; predeceased by Helen (late Edward) Zmarzly, Josephine (late Walter) Pietraszewski, Jean (late Louis) Wilczak and Joseph Tumiel; sister-in-law of Vi Tumiel; survived by nieces and nephews. Family present to receive relatives and friends Friday, 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 Saturday at 8:45 AM and from St. Valentine's Church at 9:30 AM. Interment St. Stanislaus Cemetery.

LEASURE - Walter G. 8/3/01 of Elma, NY August 1, 2001; survived by lifetime companion and friend Judith Anticola-Leasure and Jonathan; brother of Barbara (Irvin) Reinard, Jack (Elaine), Stanley (Sandy) and the late Donna (Richard) Nichols; son-in-law of John and Betty Anticola; brother-in-law of John, Rick, Michelle, Bonnie, Ed Anticola, Kathy Reinard, Vicki Lee, Betsy Campbell and Sharon DiFillippo; survived by many nieces and nephews who he loved dearly; pre-deceased by four special Canines. Friends who await being re-united with him. Family will be present Saturday 7-9 and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 at the HOY FUNERAL HOME INC., 3855 Seneca St., West Seneca where funeral services will be held Monday morning at 11. Friends invited.

LEONARD - Marie E. (nee Dauscher) 8/3/01
August 1, 2001, beloved wife of the late William Leonard; dearest mother of Richard C. (Clara) Hummel, of Oak Harbor, WA and the late Norman W. (Jean) Hummel; dear grandmother of nine grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; sister of Viola Resen, of Miami, FL. No prior visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at St. Lawrence Church, 1520 E. Delavan Ave., at 9:30 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, contributions may be made to Hospice Buffalo, Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, New York 14227. Arrangements by AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC.

LONG - Michael L. 8/3/01
August 2, 2001. Beloved husband of the late Mary Theresa (Whalen) Long; dearest father of Susan K. (Jack J.) Kruczynski; dear grandfather of Matthew J. and Theresa M.; brother of Elizabeth (late Walter) Brooks, Robert (late Mary) Furry, Loretto (Lawrence) Kranick, Margaret (late Robert) Lombard, late John (late Ruth), Edmond Jr., Patrick (Julie), Rita, James, Thomas (late June) and Mary Ellen Long; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME INC., 3025 William St. near Union Rd., Cheektowaga, Saturday at 8:45 AM and in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church at 9:30 AM. Family present Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mr Long was a retired 45 year Conrail employee. Due to construction, please use the driveway next door (Westinghouse Credit Union).

MANKA - Clara D. (Kolasz) 8/3/01
August 2, 2001. Beloved wife of the lateFrancis J. Manka; dearest mother Frances (Salvatore) Sanflippo, Geraldine (Donald) Herbert, Elizabeth (C. James) Lagowski, Michael J. (Patricia), and Simon F. (Katherine) Manka; also survived by 25 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren; sister of Elizabeth Jarnot, Leo Kolasz, Bertha Ciszewski, and the late Mary Hutchinson, Albert, Thomas, Edward, and Allen Kolasz, Angeline Idziur and Agnes Pitner. Friends may call Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 at the (Buffalo Chapel) THOMAS H. MCCARTHY FUNERAL HOME, 1975 Seneca St, where funeral will be held Monday morning at 9:30 and from St. Teresa's Church at 10 AM.

McGUFFEY - Edward M. 8/2/01 July 31, 2001, beloved husband of Frances G. (nee Busch); dear father of Donna McGuffey; dear grandfather of Glenn and Carrie; dear brother of Dorris Wood, Joyce (late Claude) Rhea, James (Claudia) McGuffey and the late Velma Goolsby and Neal McGuffey; son of the late James and Mae McGuffey; dear brother-in-law of John (Diane) Busch, Lucy (Donald) Gold and the late Margaret Sparacino. The family will be present to receive friends on Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at (the Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 5200 Sheridan Dr., (corner of Hopkins) where funeral services will be held at the Chapel, 895 North Forest Rd., on Saturday at 11:00 AM. Friends invited. Mr. McGuffey was a member of the Main and Transit Volunteer Fire Company.

MELBERG - Pearl Langendorfer 8/3/01
Of Hamburg, NY, August 1, 2001, wife of Rev. William F. Melberg; mother of William F., Philip E. (Evelyn) and Donna Lee Melberg; grandmother of Pearl Evelyn and Philip E. Melberg II. No prior visitation. A Memorial service will be held at St. Matthew's UC of C, 5289 McKinley Pkwy., Hamburg, NY Sunday at 3 PM. Friends invited. Mrs. Melberg was a member of Beulah Chapter #176 OES. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials to Pearl Melberg Endowment Fund Dunkirk Conference Center c/o 80 Sandra Pl., Hamburg, NY 14075. Arrangements by LOOMIS, OFFERS & LOOMIS, INC.

MEYER - Raymond H. 8/2/01
August 1, 2001, beloved husband of the late Margaret (nee Maul); dear father of Eileen (Jeffrey) Holden, Kenneth (Barbara), Roger and Donald (Cindy) Meyer; grandfather of Jessica, Mitchell Holden and Stephanie Meyer; brother of Evelyn Young. The family will be present Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC, 2600 Sheridan Dr. (corner of Parker) where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 8:45 AM and from Blessed Sacrament Church (Kenmore) at 9:30 AM. Friends invited.

MULDOON - Susan E. (Deegan) 8/2/01
Of Buffalo, NY, July 31, 2001, beloved wife of the late Dennis Muldoon; loving mother of Tim (Mary), Brian and Matthew Muldoon; dear daughter of Richard C. (late Irene) Deegan; sister of Claire (late Ron) Darstein, Anne, Richard A. (Fran), John P. Deegan, Mary Alice Duke, Sheila (Lee) Rockwood, Jean and Teresa Deegan; cherished grandmother of four grandchildren; also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will be present to receive friends on Thursday from 7-9 and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 at RAY O'CONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 2286 South Park Ave., where funeral will be held Saturday morning at 8:45 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Victory Basilica at 9:30. Mrs. Muldoon was a member of the K of C Nash Council Guild. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.

NOVARO - Lucy 8/3/01
Age 92, August 1, 2001, of Buffalo, NY, beloved sister of the late Jack (Jessie), Thomas (Vivian), and Sarah Novaro; aunt of Barbara (Daniel) Winkowski and Carol (Michael) Rende; great-aunt of Daniel (Jill) Winkowski, and Susan (David) Heximer. Friends are invited to attend funeral services at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT INC. FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., Saturday morning at 11.

OLSZOWKA - Mary A. (nee Mroczka) 8/3/01
Of N. Tonawanda, August 2, 2001, wife of the late Sebastian Olszowka; dearest mother of Eugene S. (Rita) Olszowka, Emilie (Edward) Kantor, Virginia Olszowka and the late Robert (Mary Jane) Olszowka; proud grandmother of nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; dear sister of Edmund (Helen) Mroczka, Virginia (Joseph) Samulski and the late Benedict (Luetta) Mroczka and Sophie Gawrys; also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Family present Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the SABER FUNERAL HOME, 549 Oliver St., N. Tonawanda where funeral services will be held Saturday at 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church at 9:30 AM. Memorials may be made to the OLC Renovation Fund 'Pew Renovation'.

POPLAWSKI - Eleanor A. 8/2/01 (nee Malachowski) Went to be with the Lord, July 31, 2001, beloved wife of the late Daniel J.; dearest mother of Diane (Peter B.) Bittner and Doreen Poplawski; loving Nana of Laura Theresa and Peter Daniel Bittner; daughter of the late Valentine and Martha Malachowski; sister of the late Clara (late Edward) Buczkowski, late Viola (late Al) Markiewicz, late Jerome (late Janet) Malachowski, late Adele (late Edmund) Andrzejewski and the late Jean (Leo) Kotlowski; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family and friends may call Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 at the ORLOWSKI-PIETSZAK FUNERAL HOME, 2400 William St. (897-2400), where services will be held Saturday at 8:45 and at 9:30 at St. John Kanty Church. Eleanor was a retiree of Westinghouse Electrical Corp., member of the Alexander Street Seniors. Memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo Inc.

PRATT - Dorothy M. (nee Fix) 8/2/01 Of Cheektowaga, NY, entered into rest July 26, 2001, beloved wife of the late Robert J. Pratt; devoted mother of Judith Pratt, Bobbie (Chris) Lina and Mary Ellen (Art) Mallwitz; cherished grandmother of four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. No prior visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass in Mother of Divine Grace Church, 120 Old Maryvale Dr (Cheektowaga) on Saturday morning (August 4) at 9 o'clock. Arrangements by LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME.

PYE - William P. 8/3/01 Of East Eden, NY, August 2, 2001, husband of Kathleen (Metzger); father of Carol (William) Eichorn, Donald Pye, Peggy (Nicholas) Gervase, Georgia (Andrew) Tokars, Jeanette Pye-Sovereign and William D. (Maureen) Pye; brother of Robert J. Pye and Patricia Manchester; also survived by seven grandchildren. Graveside Services will be held Sunday at 1 PM in St. Mary's Church Cemetery, 8175 E. Eden Rd., East Eden (please assemble in the Cemetery). Visitation Saturday 2-9 PM at the LAING FUNERAL HOME INC., 2724 W. Church St., Eden. Flowers declined. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice. Mr. Pye was a Veteran of the Korean War and a member of Hamburg VFW Post 1419, the Hamburg American Legion, Highland Rod and Gun Club, Hamburg Moose and Steamfitters Union 395 Local 22.

REID - Rose T. 8/2/01
July 31, 2001, beloved wife of the late George A. Reid; dearest mother of Thomas (Paula) Reid; loving grandmother of Scott (Christine) Reid; sister of the late Fran Pauly and Rick Bennet; also survived by nieces and nephews. The family will be present Thursday 7-9 PM and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Sauer-Lynett-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 1933 Kensington Ave, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 9:15 AM and from St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church at 10 AM. Friends invited. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer's Association.

REILLY - Frank D. 8/3/01 Of Buffalo, NY, July 31, 2001, dearest father of Deborah E. (Roger) Maillet and Meredith C. Reilly; dear grandfather of Rebecca and Amy Maillet; brother of David (Beverly) and Barbara (Judy McCombs) Reilly; uncle of Susan and Christopher Reilly; dear friend of Sam Pantano. Friends are invited to share in a memorial service at Kleinhan's Music Hall, 370 Pennsylvania Ave., Buffalo, Saturday morning at 10:00. Mr. Reilly was a violist with the Buffalo Philharmonic. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Burial services will be held in his home town of Gardner, Mass. Arrangements CASTIGILIA FUNERAL HOME INC., 824-6435.

ROBBINS - Samuel B., Jr. 8/3/01
August 1, 2001. Of Pittsford, NY. Husband of Janet Ruland Robbins; father of Deborah A. Robbins of Boston, MA, Martha (James W.) Robbins Anderson of Pleasant Prairie, WI and William J. (Susan Whistler) Robbins, Sr. of Pittsford, NY; grandfather of five grandchildren: James William and David Robbins Anderson of Pleasant Prairie, William Jeffrey, Jr., Samantha Whistler and Jacob Douglas Robbins all of Pittsford, NY; brother of Dorothy Robbins Roginson of Jamestown; predeceased by his twin brother Douglas R. 'Bob' Robbins (June 27, 2000). A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 4th in the First Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Thomas A. Sweet, pastor, will officiate. Burial in Lake View Cemetery. No visitation will be observed. Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army and Chautauqua Region Community Foundation.

SANDERSON - Thelma J. (Braymiller) 7/31/01
Of North Boston, NY, July 29, 2001, wife of Robert G. Sanderson; mother of Susan J. McFarland and Sandra J. (Lynn) Morgan; sister of Shirley (William) Palmerton, Sue Schmittendorf Nowlin and the late Robert Braymiller; grandmother of Jessica Leigh, Ryan John and Ashley Jane Mathis. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, August 4 at 1 PM in St. John's United Church of Christ, East Church St., Eden. No prior visitation. Memorials may be made to Hospice Foundation. Mrs. Sanderson was a life long member of St. John's U.C.C. and a member of the Lunch Bunch. Arrangements by the LAING FUNERAL HOME INC.

SCANIO - Frank W. Jr. 8/3/01
August 1, 2001, son of the late Frank W. Sr. and Lucy (Vacanti) Scanio; brother of Loretta (Vito) Verni; step-brother of Marie (Louis) Burgler; uncle of Dominic (Christine), Laura Verni, Raymond and Craig Burgler; great-uncle of Joshua W. Verni. Family present Friday only 2-4 and 7-9 at the PERNA FUNERAL HOME INC., 1306 Hertel Ave. (near Colvin Ave.), where funeral services will be held Saturday at 9:45 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Rose of Lima Church (Parker at Parkside ) at 10:30 AM.

SMITH - Whilma L. (nee Monjar) 8/3/01
August 2, 2001. Survived by Kevin Smith, Roger and Gary Martin; also survived by several grandchildren.

STACHEWICZ - Eugene 8/2/01
August 1, 2001. Beloved husband of the late Ann (nee Jaworski); dearest father of Suzanne (Dennis) Kocz, Richard and Eugene Jr. (Sandy); grandfather of Jacqueline (Robert) Brodziak, Dennis Jr. and Amanda Kocz, Valerie, Christine and AnnMarie Stachewicz; brother of Joseph; dear friend of Alice; survived by nieces and nephews. Family will receive relatives and friends Thursday and Friday 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 Saturday morning at 9:00 AM and from Queen of Martyrs Church at 9:30 AM. Interment St. Stanislaus Cemetery.

STOCKTON - Richard A. 8/3/01
December 14, 2000; husband of Ruth Vars Stockton; father of Dr. Richard A. Stockton Jr. and Cadis (Jeffrey) Hulton; grandfather of Alison L. Hulton. A memorial service will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church, 371 Delaware Ave. Monday at 10:30 AM. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Nichols School, 1250 Amherst St., Buffalo, NY 14216. Arrangements by JOHN E. ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME.

SUTTELL - Kenneth J. 8/3/01
August 2, 2001 of Java Village, NY; husband of Margaret Bartz Suttell; father of Ann Marie (James) Roblee of Arcade, Norman (Rebecca) of East Aurora, Donald (Jean) of Arcade, James (Deborah) of East Aurora, and Elaine (Daniel) Murray of Java Center; brother of Mildred Suttell of Java Village and the late Robert Suttell; also survived by fourteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation Sunday from 3-5 and 7-9 PM at the WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 784 Main St., East Aurora, NY. Mass of Christian Burial from St. Mary Queen of the Rosary Church, Strykersville, Monday at 11 AM (please assemble at church). Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery, Strykersville. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials in Kenneth's name may be made to the Strykersville Volunteer Rescue Squad.

TAYLOR - James W. 'Moose' 8/2/01 Of Hamburg, NY; August 1, 2001; beloved husband of Marcia (nee Miniri) Taylor; dearest father of James II (Debra), Tracey (James) Bernardoni and Scott (Melissa); loving grandpa of Alexandra, Sidney, Gabriella and Payton; brother of Jeffrey, Karen (Karl) Hawthorn, Patricia (Frank) Krauza and the late Nancy (James) Pierce; also survived by other loving family members and many dear friends. Funeral services Saturday morning at 8:15 from the (Hamburg Chapel) JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME INC. 5453 Southwestern Blvd. (corner of Rogers Rd. 646-5555) and at St. Francis of Assisi Church at 9 o'clock. Friends invited. Memorials may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America 5500 Main St. Suite 110 Williamsville, NY 14221. Family present Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.

THOMPSON - Lyle 8/3/01 August 1, 2001 of Holland, NY. Beloved husband of Marguerite Devau Thompson; loving father of Kevin (Lynn) and MaryEster (David) Gow; special grandfather of Melissa Jayne Diggins and Amanda Kay Thompson; brother of Margaret (late Maynard) Merlau, Genevieve (Donald) Brice, Helen Brend (Edward) Clark, George (Jayne), Faith (George) Richard, Marie (Robert) Armading and the late Faye (survived by Larry) Schultz; also survived by many nieces and nephews. No prior visitation. Friends are invited to attend memorial services to be held at Holland United Methodist Church, Partridge Rd., Holland on Saturday at 1 PM. Private interment at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the WOOD FUNERAL HOME, East Aurora, NY.

WELCH - William E. 8/3/01
August 1, 2001, beloved son of John and Carol Welch; brother of Eileen (Ed) Clinton, John Nelson and the late Robert and James Welch; uncle of Carrie Keller, Katie Keller, Mary Welch, and Victoria Welch. Arrangements will be made by the Veteran Administration in Bath, NY at a time to be announced.


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