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Margaret Goodwin
A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. from SS. Peter & Paul Church for Margaret C. Scanlon Goodwin, 97, of Hamburg, who died Saturday, November 3, 2001.
Wife of the late Preston White and Morgan Goodwin, she is survived by her son, Frank White; sister, Louise Feit; and stepchildren, stepgrandchildren and nieces.
Mrs. Goodwin was employed as a secretary for Attica State Prison.
Burial was at St. Vincent’s Cemetery and arrangements were made through the Donald M. Demmerley Funeral Home.

Thomas Hicks
Funeral services were held Wednesday (Nov. 14) from the John J. Kaczor Funeral Home for Thomas H. Hicks, 87, of Hamburg, who died Sunday, November 11, 2001.
He is survived by his son, Charles Horton; brothers, Ralph Hicks and Kenneth Bedford; companion, Ann C. Ball; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by brothers and sisters.
Mr. Hicks was employed as the district manager for Kinney Shoe Store in Corning. He was a member of the Hamburg Senior Citizens and the A.A.O.N.M.S. Ismalia Temple.
Burial was at Hope Cemetery in Corning.

John Kerr
Funeral services were held Wednesday (Nov. 14) from St. Mary of the Lake Church for John Kerr, 87, of Hamburg, who died Sunday, November 11, 2001.
He is survived by his wife, Julie A. Lubkowski Kerr; daughters, Mary Ann (John) Chytil, Marlene (Fred Molly) Kerr and Diane (Ronald) Davis; stepdaughter, Judith Golinski; and one brother, one sister, 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Frances Golinski Kerr.
Mr. Kerr was employed as a train designer and painter for the Norfolk Southern Railroad. He was a member of the Transportation Communication International Union.
Arrangements were made through the John J. Kaczor Funeral Home.

Alvin Deichman
Funeral services were held Monday (Nov. 11) from Loomis, Offers & Loomis Funeral Home for Alvin E. Deichman, 90, of Hamburg, who died Thursday, November 8, 2001.
He is survived by his wife, Mabel K. Hacker Deichman; daughters, Joan (Robert) Williams, Barbara (Herbert) Berlin and Marilyn (Michael) Sinnott; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Janet Bonczar
Private services were recently held for Janet Hayden Bonczar, 66, of Eden, who died Sunday, November 11, 2001.
Wife of the late Robert G. Bonczar, she is survived by her daughters, Deborah (Anthony) Capitano and Laurie (Ronald) Bonczar; sons, Robert H. (Janette) and Reginald (Jennifer) Bonczar; sister, Barbara Houseknecht; and 11 grandchildren.
Mrs. Bonczar was a member of the Eden Memorial VFW Post No. 8265 Ladies Auxiliary.
Memorials may be made to the Hospice Foundation, 225 Como Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227.
Final interment was at Eden Evergreen Cemetery.

Walter Forcucci
Funeral services were held Wednesday (Nov. 14) from Our Mother of Good Counsel Church for Walter D. Forcucci of Hamburg, who died Saturday, November 10, 2001.
Husband of the late Louise DePasquale Forcucci, he is survived by his son, James (Sherry) Forcucci; brother, Tony (Cecelia) Forcucci; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Arline Forcucci, brothers, Thomas (late Rose), Raymond (late Theresa), Patrick, Julius, Henry (Eleanor) and Richard (Gay) Forcucci; and sisters, Lucy (late Jack) Morganti and Ann (late Chris) DiBella.
Mr. Forcucci was a member of the Young at Heart Senior Citizens.
Arrangements were made through the Colonial Memorial Chapels.

Anthony Dubrinski
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 11 a.m. from the Franklin F. Miller Funeral Home for Anthony “Tony” Dubrinski of Hamburg, who died Sunday, November 18, 2001.
Husband of the late Esther Dubrinski, he is survived by his sons, Eugene and Francis (Beverly) Dubrinski; daughter, Elizabeth (Daniel) Sell; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Ilene Fleckenstein.
Memorials may be made to the Union Presbyterian Church in Blasdell.

Frances Pierino
Funeral services were held Friday (Nov. 2) from Our Mother of Good Counsel Church for Frances M. Militello Pierino of Blasdell, who died Monday, October 29, 2001.
Wife of the late Anthony J. Pierino Sr., she is survived by her sons, Rev. Vincent, Charles (Josephine) and Anthony Jr. (Joann) Pierino; daughter, Mary Ann Pierino; sister, Celia (Michael) Bordonaro; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her sister, Christine (late Anthony) Cala; and brothers, Cosmo (late Beatrice and late Helen) and Philip (late Vita) Pierino.
Arrangements were made through the Colonial Memorial Chapels.

Frederick Brinkman
Funeral services were held Wednesday (Oct. 31) from Holy Cross Lutheran Church for Frederick Boyd Brinkman, 48, of Farnham, who died Saturday, October 27, 2001.
He is survived by his wife, Marion J. Jankowiak Brinkman; stepdaughters, Debbie Mackey and Ginger Santangelo; stepson, Dennis Mink Jr.; parents, Fred W. and Dorothy Brinkman; and two grandchildren.
Mr. Brinkman was the president of Fred W. Brinkman Insurance Agency. The third generation of Brinkmans that worked in the family business, he began working in the office at age 12 and joined the operation full time in 1974. He was a member of the Buffalo Independent Insurance Agents.
He was also a former president of the Farnham Volunteer Fire Department and was a member of the first-aid squad. He served two terms as Farnham village justice in the early 1980s. He also was a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, the American Boat and Yacht Council and the Antique and Classic Boat Society and the Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Farnham.
Arrangements were made through the Heimburg-Addison Funeral Home.

Donald Ludwig
Private funeral services were recently held from the Laing Funeral Home for Donald W. Ludwig, 76, of Eden, who died Thursday, November 15, 2001.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred Vail; daughters, Donna Ludwig and Susan (Garry) Roseman; son, Roger Ludwig; and two grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his brother, Milton Ludwig; and sisters, Carolyn Duman and Elaine Smith.
Mr. Ludwig was employed as an electrician for Bethlehem Steel for 25 years.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Burial was at Lakeside Memorial Park. 

Richard Berchou Sr.
Funeral services were held Saturday (Nov. 10) from Our Lady of Grace Church for Richard C. Berchou Sr., 77, of Blasdell, who died Wednesday, November 7, 2001.
He is survived by his wife, Betty J. Hartman Berchou; sons, Richard (Vickie) Berchou Jr. and D. Craig and Dale Berchou; grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by brothers and sisters.
Mr. Berchou was an exempt member of the Village of Blasdell Volunteer Fire Department and past secretary of the Southwestern Association of Volunteer Firemen. He was employed in the quality control department of the Ford Stamping Plant.
Entombment was at Lakeside Memorial Cemetery and arrangements were made through the John J. Kaczor Funeral Home. 

Roslyne Barten
A funeral mass was held on Thursday (Nov. 15) from Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church for Roslyne Sophia Barten, 92, of Venice, Florida and formerly of Hamburg, who died Monday, November 12, 2001.
Wife of the late Howard C. Barten, she is survived by her daughter-in-law, Janet D. Barten; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Barten was employed as a housekeeper at San Pedro Catholic Church for 18 years. She was a member of San Pedro Catholic Church, the Sable Trace Country Club and the Ladies Guild at San Pedro Catholic Church.
Burial was at Restlawn Memorial Gardens and arrangements were made through Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory in Venice, Fla. 

Elon Gallineau
Graveside services were held Saturday (Nov. 24) from Southlawn Memorial Park in Prince George, Virginia for Elon C. Gallineau, 85, of Petersburg, VA and formerly of Hamburg, who died Monday, Nov. 19, 2001.
He is survived by his wife, Helen E. Gallineau; sons, Ronald (Sara), Timothy (Barbara) and John (Annette) Gallineau; daughter, Bettijane (Daniel) Walters; sister, Betty (Brant) Hodgson: 10 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Mr. Gallineau was a World War II Army veteran. He was a member of the New York State Teamsters Union and served as a volunteer fireman for five-and-a-half years with the Woodlawn Volunteer Fire Company. He was also a member of the Oakland Baptist Church.
Arrangements were made through the E. Alvin Small Funeral Home in Colonial Heights, VA.

Roberta Athans
Funeral services were held Tuesday (Nov. 27) from St. Jude’s Episcopal Church for Roberta P. “Bobbi” Puhl Athans, 79, of Hamburg, who died Saturday, November 24, 2001.
She is survived by her husband, Frank Athans; daughter, Linda Kay (Robert) Pollinger; sister, Doris Burke; and two grandchildren.
Mrs. Athans was employed as an accounting clerk for Republic Steel. She was a volunteer at the Episcopal Church Home for 34 years and was a life member of the Order of Eastern Star Lackawanna Chapter No. 184. She was a member of St. Jude’s Episcopal Church for 70 years.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Episcopal Church.
Burial was at Hillcrest Cemetery and arrangements were made through the Donald M. Demmerley Funeral Home.

Adeline Parlato
A memorial service was held Monday (Nov. 26) from St. Joseph’s Church in Gowanda for Adeline Davis Parlato, 88, of Collins, who died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2001.
Wife of the late Joseph Parlato, she is survived by her daughter, Patrice (Joseph) Olson; one sister; one brother; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice or the SPCA.
Arrangements were made through Wentland Funeral Home.

Marcella King
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday (Nov. 26) from SS. Peter & Paul Church for Marcella M. Altherr King, 88, of Hamburg, who died Thursday, November 22, 2001.
Wife of the late Thomas C. King, she is survived by her sisters, Mae Vana, Rosemary Beckwith and Leila McBride and nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her sisters, Alberta Boggs and Emilee Kahler; and brothers, Herbert, Homer and Harold (Margaret) Altherr.
Burial was at SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery and arrangements were made through the Donald M. Demmerley Funeral Home.

Winifred Gates
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday (Nov. 19) from SS. Peter & Paul Church for Winifred M. Godfrey Gates, 91, of Hamburg, who died Thursday, November 15, 2001.
Wife of the late Elmer Gates, she is survived by her daughters, Betty (Paul) O’Brien, Jean (Richard) Banko, Patricia (Francis) Bernard and Grace (William) Reese; 18 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Gates was a telephone operator for New York Telephone. She was a member of the New York Telephone Pioneers and Hamburg Senior Citizens.
Memorials may be made to the Hamburg Volunteer Fire Department.
Burial was at SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery and arrangements were made through the Donald M. Demmerley Funeral Home.

Bertha Guerra
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday (Nov. 26) from Holy Spirit Church for Bertha “Nana” Danilowicz Guerra of North Collins, who died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2001.
Wife of the late Gerardo M. Guerra, she is survived by her daughter, Deloris (John) Mallaber; son, Jerry (Eleanor) Guerra; sisters, Celia (late Nick) Germane and Helen (late John) Moraski; brothers, Henry (Vickie) Daniels and Florian (late Ursula) Danilowicz; 14 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the North Collins Emergency Squad.
Burial was at Holy Spirit Cemetery and arrangements were made through the Wentland Funeral Home.

Robert Shuttleworth
A memorial service was held Friday (Nov. 23) from John J. Kaczor Funeral Home for Robert A. Shuttleworth Sr., 69, of Hamburg, who died Monday, November 19, 2001.
He is survived by his sons, Robert Jr. and Marc (Jeanette) Shuttleworth; daughters, Lorrae (Ken) Mergenhagen, Joyce (Tony) Lamas and Sherri (George) Scuse; sister, Helen (late Richard) Barber; and 11 grandchildren.
Mr. Shuttleworth was a former harness trainer/driver at Buffalo Raceway.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Buffalo, Inc.

Donald Willett
Word has been received of the death of Donald J. Willett, 85, of Roseville, California and formerly of Eden, who died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2001.
Husband of the late Melva V. Willett, he is survived by his son, Richard D. Willett; daughters, Linda R. Mosack, Suzanne B. Rivers and Martha A. Pozdyn; sisters, Ethelyn Cagwin and Carol Sager; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Mr. Willett was a retired chief mechanic of 23 years for the Eden Central School System. He was a former long-time member of the Baptist Church of Hamburg.

Douglas Jann
A private Mass of Christian Burial was recently held from SS. Peter & Paul Church at the convenience of the family of Douglas W. Jann, 49, of Hamburg, who died Tuesday, November 13, 2001.
He is survived by his mother, Marguerite Jann; sisters, Carol (John) Schaffer and Donna (James) Strade; nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his father, Walter Jann.
Mr. Jann was employed as a machinist for American Axle.
Burial was at SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery and arrangements were made through the Donald M. Demmerley Funeral Home. 

LaVerne Taber
Funeral services were held Wednesday (Nov. 21) from Wentland Funeral Home for LaVerne Cross Taber, 89, of Hamburg and formerly of North Collins, who died Monday, November 19, 2001.
She is survived by her husband, Mason Taber; sons, Charles (Frances) and Richard (Deborah) Taber; daughter, Helen (Paul) Wildman; brothers, Floyd (Millie) and Howard Cross; eight grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and nephews and one great-great grandchild.
Burial was at North Collins Cemetery.


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