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Miscellaneous Erie County, New York Obituaries

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Elizabeth West
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday (July 30) from St. Mary of the Lake Church for Elizabeth Miller West, 82, of Kenosha, Wisconsin and formerly of Hamburg, who died Wednesday, July 25, 2001.
Wife of the late Richard West, she is survived by her daughters, Betty (Philip) Lurie, Patricia (Robert) McGowan and Barbara West; sister, Sophia (Stanley) Waild; brother, Jacob Miller; and four grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her sister, Anna (Wilmer) Voelkerå; and brother, Anthony Miller.
Mrs. West was a retired registered nurse at Mercy Hospital.
Memorials may be made to American Lung Association.
Burial will be at Hillcrest Cemetery and arrangements were made through the Donald M. Demmerley Funeral Home.

Lorene Tone
Funeral services were held Tuesday (July 31) from the Donald M. Demmerley Funeral Home for Lorene M. Keller Tone, 86, of Hamburg, who died Friday, July 27, 2001.
Wife of the late John Tone, she is survived by her sons, Richard, Daniel (Lois) and Douglas (Teresa) Tone; and four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her brothers, Clarence and Leland Keller; and sisters, Mildred Gates and Ruth Bley.
Mrs. Tone was an employee of Holiday Inn.
Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.
Burial was at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Frank Spina
Funeral services were held Wednesday (August 1) from the Donald M. Demmerley Funeral Home for Frank J. Spina, 75, of Hamburg, who died Sunday, July 29, 2001.
He is survived by his wife, Catherine Mirabella Spina; son, Ralph (Judy) Spina; sister, Bertha (late James) Marion; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was predeceased by his sister, Josephine (late Frank) DeMart.
Mr. Spina was an employee at the West Seneca Developmental Center and a member of the Hamburg Volunteer Fire Department.
Memorials may be made to the Hamburg Volunteer Fire Department.
Final resting place is at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Patrick McGoldrick
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday (July 28) from SS. Peter & Paul Church for Patrick J. McGoldrick, 79, of Hamburg, who died Wednesday, July 25, 2001.
Husband of the late Joyce Corcoran McGoldrick, he is survived by sons, Dennis, William and Michael (Cathleen) McGoldrick; daughter, Patricia (Carl) Morgan; seven grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his sister, Vivian McNeill.
Mr. McGoldrick was a retired iron worker and a member of Iron Workers Local 6. He was a member of the Marine Corps during World War II. 
Arrangements were made through the Loomis, Offers & Loomis Funeral Home.

Petrina Krueger
A memorial service will be held on Monday, August 6 at 7 p.m. from St. James United Church of Christ for Petrina R. “Peggy” Marini Krueger of Orchard Park, who died Sunday, July 22, 2001.
Wife of the late Edward Krueger, she is survived by her sons, Edward M. (Cora) and Donald A. (Peggy) Krueger; daughter, Mary Elizabeth (late Deane) McEwan; sister, Geraldine McKee; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her brother, Richard Marini; and sisters, Yolanda Sulpizio and Estelle Piciulo.
Mrs. Krueger was a member of the Orchard Park Garden Club, the servers of St. James United Church of Christ and a Red Cross volunteer.
Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross or the St. James United Church of Christ.
Burial will be at Hillcrest Cemetery and arrangements were made through the Joseph K. Quinn Funeral Home.

Nancy Williamson
Funeral services were held Friday (July 27) from the Froehley-Dengler Funeral Home for Nancy Lingenfelter Williamson, 69, of Hamburg, who died Tuesday, July 24, 2001.
She is survived by her husband, David C. Williamson; sons, David S. and Michael R. Williamson; and one grandchild.
Burial was at Presbyterian Cemetery in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.

Alice Miller
A graveside service will be held at a later date for Alice M. Scully Miller, 89, of Hamburg, who died Monday, July 30, 2001.
Wife of the late Donald A. Miller, she is survived by her sister-in-law, Doris Wierzbic and nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her sisters, Catherine Quinn and Elizabeth Blesy.
Memorials may be made to the Hamburg Volunteer Fire Department or Ismailia Shrine Hospital Travel Fund.
Burial will be at Hillcrest Cemetery and arrangements were made through the Loomis, Offers & Loomis Funeral Home.

Pearl Melberg
A memorial service was held Sunday (August 5) from St. Matthew’s United Church of Christ for Pearl Langendorfer Melberg, 90, of Hamburg, who died Wednesday, August 1, 2001.
She is survived by her husband, Rev. William F. Melberg; sons, William F. and Philip E. (Evelyn) Melberg; daughter, Donna Lee Melberg; and two grandchildren.
Mrs. Melberg was a member of Beulah Chapter No. 176 OES. 
Memorials may be made to the Pearl Melberg Endowment Fund Dunkirk Conference Center, c/o 80 Sandra Pl., Hamburg, NY 14075.
Burial was at Prospect Lawn Cemetery and arrangements were made through the Loomis, Offers & Loomis Funeral Home.

Peter Kalosza
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday (August 4) from Our Mother of Good Counsel Church for Peter W. Kalosza, 47, of Hamburg, who died Tuesday, July 31, 2001.
He is survived by his mother, Josefa Kalosza; sisters, Alexandria (Arthur) Maciag and Margaret (Mark) Leggio; brother, John Kalosza; and nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his father, Wlodzimierz Kalosza; and brother, Douglas Kalosza.
Mr. Kalosza was employed as a journeyman at the Ford Stamping Plant. He was a member of UAW Local #897.
Memorials may be made to Buffalo Hospice.
Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery and arrangements were made through the John J. Kaczor Funeral Home.

Mary Ferris
Funeral services were held Monday (July 30) from the Laing Funeral Home for Mary E. Day Ferris, 79, of Eden, who died Friday, July 27, 2001.
Wife of the late Franklin W. Ferris, she is survived by her sons, James (Marsha) and Randy (Barb) Ferris; daughters, Bonnie (Robert) Hurley and Anna (Robert) Austin; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her son, Jerald (Paula) Ferris; and one great-grandchild.
Mrs. Ferris was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Foundation.
Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery.

Vincent Pietrzak
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday (August 3) from Fourteen Holy Helpers Church for Vincent F. Pietrzak, 90, of Hamburg, who died Wednesday, August 1, 2001.
Husband of the late Martha Narlock Pietrzak, he is survived by his sons, Paul (Mary), Carl (Marcia) and Peter (Marilyn) Pietrzak; brothers, Aloysius Pietrzak and Charles Switalski; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by brothers and sisters.
Mr. Pietrzak was a member of the Fourteen Holy Helpers Holy Name Society and Polish Solidarity.
Arrangements were made through the Loomis, Offers & Loomis Funeral Home.

James Taylor
Funeral services were held Saturday (August 4) from St. Francis of Assisi Church for James W. “Moose” Taylor, 52, of Hamburg, who died Wednesday, August 1, 2001.
He is survived by his wife, Marcia Miniri Taylor; sons, James II (Debra) and Scott (Melissa) Taylor; daughter, Tracey (James) Bernardoni; brother, Jeffrey Taylor; sisters, Karen (Karl) Hawthorn and Patricia (Frank) Krauza; and four grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his sister, Nancy (James) Pierce.
Mr. Taylor was employed as a stationary engraver.
Memorials may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America, 5500 Main St., Suite 110, Williamsville, NY 14221.
Entombment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery and arrangements were made through the John J. Kaczor Funeral Home.

Dorothy Husarek
Funeral services were held Saturday (August 4) from the Laing Funeral Home for Dorothy P. Phelps Husarek, 86, of Hamburg and formerly of Eden, who died Wednesday, August 1, 2001.
Wife of the late Fred A. Husarek, she is survived by her brother, Robert L. Phelps; and nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her sister, Autumn Phelps.
Mrs. Husarek was a retired dietician at Buffalo General Hospital. She was a past grand officer of the Eastern Star, member of the Eden United Methodist Church and a veteran of World War II.
Memorials may be made to Eden United Methodist Church Memorial Fund.
Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery.

Arlena Bull
Funeral services were held Saturday (July 28) from the Evergreen Cemetery for Arlena Minekime Bull, 97, of Burbank, California and formerly of Eden, who died Thursday, March 8, 2001. 
Wife of the late Albert William Bull, she is survived by her daughters, Alena D. Jetton and Cindy E. Bennett; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Bull was born in Eden and graduated from the University of the State of New York in 1926 with a teaching certificate. She relocated to Los Angeles in 1929 and joined her husband to establish his dental practice.

Agnes Gaylord
A graveside service was held Friday (August 3) from Lakeside Cemetery for Agnes E. Gaylord, 97, of Horseheads and formerly of Hamburg, who died Monday, July 30, 2001.
Wife of the late Jesse L. Gaylord, she is survived by grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her son, Kenneth Gaylord; daughter, Elaine Blanchard; and brothers and sisters.
Memorials may be made to Bethany Nursing Home, 3005 Watkins Rd., Horseheads, NY 14845.
Arrangements were made through the Loomis, Offers & Loomis Funeral Home.

Michael Atkinson
Private funeral services were held at the convenience of the family for Michael D. Atkinson, 32, of Hamburg, who died Monday, July 30, 2001. 
He is survived by his parents, Candida and Rick (Cathy) Atkinson; brothers, Jack and John Atkinson; sister, Alyssa Atkinson; and other relatives.
Mr. Atkinson was employed as a landscape supervisor for BDR Inc. in Orchard Park.
Arrangements were made through the Donald M. Demmerley Funeral Home.

William Pye
Graveside services were held Sunday (August 5) from St. Mary’s Church Cemetery for William P. Pye, 72, of East Eden, who died Thursday, August 2, 2001.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Metzger Pye; daughters, Carol (William) Eichorn, Peggy (Nicholas) Gervase, Georgia (Andrew) Tokars and Jeannette Pye-Sovereign; sons, Donald and William D. (Maureen) Pye; brother, Robert J. Pye; sister, Patricia Manchester; and seven grandchildren.
Mr. Pye was a veteran of the Korean War and a member of Hamburg VFW Post No. 1419, the Hamburg American Legion, Highland Rod and Gun Club, Hamburg Moose and Steamfitters Union 395, Local 22.
Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.
Arrangements were made through the Laing Funeral Home.

James Demmerley
Funeral services were held Friday (August 3) from the Full Gospel Tabernacle for James M. Demmerley, 72, of Kissimmee, Florida and formerly of Hamburg, who died Saturday, July 28, 2001.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Barber Demmerley; daughters, Carol O’Brien and Gail Pirincci; sons, Arthur, James and Robert Demmerley; stepsons, Stephen and Kirk Barber; stepdaughter, Alecia Barber; 21 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his stepson, Todd Barber.
Mr. Demmerley was the past owner of a local business in the Hamburg area and later was the owner and operator of the Kissimmee Shuttle Service in Florida.
Burial was at Lakeside Memorial Park and arrangements were made through the Donald M. Demmerley Funeral Home.

William Bley
A memorial service will be held at a later date for William C. “Cabe” Bley, 85, of Tryon, NC and formerly of Hamburg, who died Monday, July 30, 2001.
He is survived by his wife, Grace Fowler Bley; daughter, Constance E. Palsgrove; and two grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his son, W. Steven Bley.
Mr. Bley served in the US Army for four years during World War II. He was awarded the Bronze Star as one of Stephen Ambrose’s Citizen Soldiers. He worked in the accounting department of the Ford Motor Company before retiring in 1981.
He was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 625 and was treasurer of the local American Red Cross Chapter for many years. He was also president of the Gillette Woods Association, built sets for Tryon Little Theater productions, was a member of the Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in Tryon and was a member of the Red Fox Country Club. 
Memorials may be made to the Foothills Humane Society Inc., 989 Little Mountain Rd., Columbus, NC 28722 or to your favorite charity.
Arrangements were made through the McFarland Funeral Chapel in Tryon, North Carolina.

Josephine Debicka
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday (August 7) from Holy Spirit Church for Josephine Debicka, 71, of North Collins, who died Saturday, August 4, 2001.
She is survived by her sisters, Sophie Garcia, Olena “Marie” and Stasia Debicki and Julianna and Helen McCann; and brothers, Valentine and Walter McCann.
She was predeceased by her brother, Stefan Debicki.
Arrangements were made through the Wentland Funeral Home.


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