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Miscellaneous Erie County, New York Obituaries

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BARTH - Elfreda G.
11/30/1997

November 29, 1997; age 86; in Rochester Hills, MI; formerly of Kenmore, NY; beloved wife of the late Rev. Dr. Paul G. Barth; loving mother of Gloria (William III) Haeseler, Karen (J. Kevin) Curley and Rev. Gregory J.P. (Deborah) Barth and the late Paul Stephen Barth; grandmother of Susan, Mark, Karen (Barry) Bebart and Lisa Haeseler, Elizabeth and Matthew Curley, Melissa, Christopher, Joanna and Jonathan Barth; sister of the late George W. Bechberger. Friends may call Monday 2-4 and 7-9 at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT INC., FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave. Funeral service in Nazareth Lutheran Church, Skillen and Wylie St., Tuesday morning at 10:00. Friends invited. Memorials may be made to the Nazareth Lutheran Church or School.



BELLOW - Herbert I.
12/1/1997

November 30, 1997, husband of Ethel; son of Henrietta Bellow and the late Milton; father of Judy (Daniel) Aminoff and Debbie (Martin) Gidaly of Alberta, Canada; brother of the late Ronald Bellow; grandfather of Sarah, Jared and Rachel Aminoff and Melinda and Cassandra Gidaly. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, 10:30 AM, at the DELAWARE PARK MEMORIAL CHAPEL INC., 2141 Delaware Ave. Jay L. Mesnekoff, Director. Flowers gratefully declined. A period of mourning will be observed through Thursday evening at his late residence. Memorials made to Hospice Buffalo Inc.



BENSON - Helen C.
11/30/1997

(See Maley Notice)



CHARSLEY - Viola M. (nee Lane)
12/1/1997

Of North Tonawanda; age 67; November 30, 1997; wife of Howard Charsley; mother of Pamela (James) Charsley-Joslin, Bruce (Lois), Dennis (Lisa) and Gregory (Maureen) Charsley; grandmother of eight; sister of the late Margaret Miller. Friends may call Monday 7-9 PM and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the WATTENGEL FUNERAL HOME, INC, 307 Oliver St., N. Tonawanda. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 AM at the First United Methodist Church, Main and Tremont Streets, N. Tonawanda. If desired memorials to Niagara Frontier Hospice Foundation or the First United Methodist Church. Mrs. Charsley was a retired supervisor for Sister's of Charity Hospital.



DISPENSE - Patrick
12/1/1997

Of Buffalo, NY formerly of Farnham, July 20, 1907 - November 29, 1997; beloved husband of Rose (nee Russo); father of Frances Militello, Michelene 'Lee' and the late James Dispense; grandfather of Salli Ann Tulumello and Martin Militello; great-grandfather of Stephanie Militello; uncle of Carmella (George) Schumacher. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the HEIMBURG-ADDISON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 262 N. Main St., Angola, NY where prayers will be said Wednesday at 9:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial 10 AM in St. Anthony's Church, Farnham, NY.



DOMBROSKI - Claire M. (nee Coggins)
12/1/1997

Of East Eden, NY, November 23, 1997, wife of the late Stanley Dombroski; mother of the late Thomas Dombroski; grandmother of Thomas 'Tad' Dombroski; sister of the late Basil Coggins; foster mother of James (Mary) Fessel, Margaret (Don) Dzubella and Beverly (Don) Preston. Friends are invited to attend a memorial mass at St. Mary's Church, East Eden, Thursday at 10 AM. No prior visitation. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Assn. Arrangements by DONALD M. DEMMERLEY FUNERAL HOME, INC.



ECKL - Edward
12/1/1997

November 30, 1997, beloved husband of Mary Frances (nee LePon); dear father of Thomas (Terry), Joseph (Nancy), Cheryl (John) Deth, John Eckl and Elizabeth (Mark) Stahl; grandfather of Laura, Jenna, Joey, Jessica, David, Kayla and Victoria; dear brother of Norman Eckl, S.M., Dorothy Eckl and Mary Ann (Albert) Brownsey; son-in-law of Winoma LePon. Family will be present Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 at the (Lancaster-Depew Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 6050 Transit Rd., where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10:15 AM and from Bless Sacrament Church (Depew) at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Juvenile Diabetic Foundation. Mr. Eckl was a member of St. Gerard's Holy Name Society.



EDEL - Vincent J.
12/1/1997

November 29, 1997; beloved husband of Viola (Pavone); dear father of Barbara (Dennis) Nabozny, Frank (Donna) Edel and Marie (Greg) Lafferty; loving grandfather of eight grandchildren; brother of Marvin 'Marty' Edel and predeceased by three sisters; uncle of Jerome Schnell. Funeral from the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME, INC., (Southtowns Chapel), 3155 Orchard Park Road, Orchard Park, NY (675-9027) Tuesday at 8:15 AM and from Our Lady of Sacred Heart Church at 9:00 AM. Friends may call Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Flowers gratefully declined. Mr. Edel was a Army WWII veteran, a member of the Matthew Glab Post and retired from Bethlehem Steel.



GOODSPEED - Charles H.
12/1/1997

Of Hamburg, NY; November 30, 1997; beloved husband of the late Clara (Vennel) Goodspeed; dearest father of Joyce (Curtis) Rogers, Janet (Angelo) Tedesco, Kathleen (Edward) Sutton, Marilyn (Michael) Wycoki, Charles, Carol Goodspeed, Mary Jane (William) Selden, Mary Alyce Drummer, Gary Goodspeed, Sharon (Robert) Grese, Donald Goodspeed and the late Lois (Robert) Brock and Douglas Goodspeed; also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. No prior visitation. Funeral services were held at the convenience of the family. Mr. Goodspeed was a Tool and Die maker of the Ford Motor Company and a past member of the Hamburg Masonic Lodge. Flowers gratefully declined. Arrangements by LOOMIS, OFFERS & LOOMIS INC.



GROTKE - Roland A. P.
12/1/1997

December 1, 1997, husband of Ethel Weyand Grotke; father of Judith (Arnold) Paolini, Roland W., Susan (William) Scritchfield, David (Cheryl), Frederick (Deborah) of Florida and Esther (Ronald) O'Hara; also survived by 14 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; brother of Alfred (Geraldine) Grotke; predeceased by many brothers and sisters. Friends may call Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 at LOOMIS, OFFERS & LOOMIS INC. MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1820 Seneca St. A funeral service will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 174 Cazenovia St., Wednesday at 11 AM. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials to Grace Lutheran Church or Hospice Buffalo.



HANISZEWSKI - Mary F. (Nowacki)
12/1/1997

Suddenly in Lockport of Cheektowaga, NY; November 30, 1997; beloved wife of the late Bernard (Benjamin) Haniszewski; dear mother of Bernard (Elaine) of Illinois, Norman D. (Joanne), Joseph (Rosina) Haniszewski; also survived by eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; predeceased by two brothers and three sisters; survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral service from the BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3025 William St. near Union Rd., Cheektowaga Wednesday at 10:30 AM and in St. James Church at 11 (496 Terrace Blvd., Depew). Family present Tuesday only 2-4 and 7-9.



JASIENIECKI - Chester R.
12/1/1997

November 29, 1997 of Cheektowaga, NY; beloved husband of the late Martha (nee Nowak); dearest father of Geraldine (Leon) Nowak; loving grandfather of Chris John, late Timothy, late Kathy Nowak and five great-grandchildren; predeceased by brothers and sisters. Funeral service commencing at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2510 Union Road, Cheektowaga (2 blocks south of William St.) Tuesday morning at 8:45 and at St. Stanislaus Church at 9:30. Interment in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Family present Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.



KAYE - Jeanne D. (nee Pratt)
12/1/1997

November 30, 1997; beloved wife of Edwin R. Kaye; dear mother of Mary Jeanne (Gary) Blum, Patricia (William) McCormack, Kimberlee (Gary) Panczakiewicz, Susan Mack, Rick Kaye, Jill Davis and the late Kathleen Kaye; grandmother of 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The family will be present to receive friends on Monday from 7-9 PM and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Delaware Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1132 Delaware Ave. (near West Ferry) where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 8:45 and from Blessed Sacrament Church at 9:30 AM. Friends invited.



KRAKOWIAK - Bernard F. 'Bernie'
12/1/1997

November 30, 1997; of Cheektowaga, NY; beloved husband of the late Alfreda (Lodowski) Krakowiak; dear father of Carol (George) Kwitowski, Jerome (Susan) Krakowiak; dearest grandfather of Jennifer and Kimberly Kwitowski, Timothy, Lisa and Eric Krakowiak; brother of Walter (late Frances), late Richard Krakowiak; also survived by nieces and nephew. Funeral service from the BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME INC., 3025 William St. near Union Road, Cheektowaga, Wednesday at 9:30 AM and in St. Philip the Apostle Church at 10 AM. Family present Monday and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9. Mr. Krakowiak was a WWII veteran.



KWARTA - Joseph P.
12/1/1997

November 30, 1997; beloved husband of Carrie Ochmanski Kwarta; devoted father of Daniel (Judy) Kwarta of Bloomfield, NY, Jane (Robert) Stoklosa and Karen Kwarta; loving grandfather of Jennifer (Robert) Atkins and Christa Kwarta both of Bloomflied, NY, Gregg and Susan Stoklosa; great-grandfather of Peyton Atkins; dear brother of Frank (Mary) Kwarta, Sally (Leo) Bzibziak, Sophie (Pysz) Ziolkowski and Eugene Ziemba; brother-in-law of Sister Anthony Marie Ochmanski CSSF, Joan (Norman) Earsing and the late John (late Joan) Ochmanski, late Josephine (late Stanley) Dzielak and the late Theresa (Chester) Slowik; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral services at the BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2005 Clinton St., (corner S. Ogden) Wednesday at 9 AM and at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church at 9:30 AM. Mr. Kwarta was a WWII Army veteran, a member of American Legion Adam Plewacki Post #799, the parish Holy Name Society and past officer of Holy Name Society District 8, the E.C.P.B.A. and a retiree Wurlitzer Corp. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the Our Lady of Czestochowa Church Carillion Fund, 23 Willowlawn Pkwy., Cheektowaga, NY 14206. Family present Monday and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.



LEJWODA - Jan
12/1/1997

Of Lackawanna, NY; entered into rest November 29, 1997; beloved husband of Helen L. (nee Sicienski) Lejwoda; devoted father of Mary Anne (Anthony) Baumgartner, Catherine (Robert) Marriott and Christine (Geoffrey) Baranowitz; cherished grandfather of seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; loving son of the late Francis and Katherine (nee Kobylarz) Lejwoda; dear brother of Janina and the late William and Edward; also survived by nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME, (Southtowns Chapel) 3060 Abbott Road near Lake Ave. on Monday from 7-9 PM and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral will be held on Wednesday morning at 8:15 o'clock and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church at 9 o'clock. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.



LICATA - Joseph A.
11/30/1997

Of Lakeview, NY, suddenly in Burlington, VT, November 28, 1997, beloved husband of Jeanette (nee Buccella) Licata and the late Alice (nee Sikorski) Licata; dearest father of Ann Marie Miller of Martinez, GA, Mrs. James (Monica) Harvie of North Tonawanda and Gloria Talarico of Kenmore; stepfather of Gerald Gorman and William Gorman both of Murrieta, CA, Mrs. Benito (Deborah) Cachinero Gorman of Chalfont, PA, Rosemary Gorman of Tonawanda and the late Donald Gorman; brother of Mrs. Dorothy Pollina of Buffalo, late Jennie Galante and the late John Licata; also survived by 14 grandchildren; one great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Southtowns Chapel) 3060 Abbott Rd., near Lake Ave., on Monday from 7-9 PM and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where the funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary's Of The Lake RC Church at 10 o'clock. Interment in Mount Calvary Cemetery.



LONERGAN - Edmond 'Ted'
12/1/1997

Born in Tipperary, June 22, 1912, died November 30, 1997; husband of Mary T. (nee Carey); father of Eileen L. Miner, Edmond L. (Dolores), Maura (Donald) Smith, Jane V. (Donald) Neubecker and the late Margaret Mary Lonergan; grandfather of John, Maura, Jennifer, Kathryn, Margaret, Meagan, Mary and Eileen; brother of the late Patrick, Timothy, Ellen, John and Martin. Friends may call Monday from 7-9 PM and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DENGLER FUNERAL HOME, 2070 Eggert Road, Amherst (between N. Bailey and Niagara Falls Blvd.) where prayers will be offered Wednesday at 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Benedict's Church at 9:30. Friends invited.



LUDWIG - Albert F.
12/1/1997

November 29, 1997; of Holland, NY; husband of Dorothy Osgood Ludwig; father of Jack M. (Joy); grandfather of Anthony and Nicole. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the KENNETH HOWE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 64 Maple St., East Aurora, NY. Lawrence T. Howe, Director. Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday at 10:00 AM directly from St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Holland, NY. Friends are invited. Interment in Holland Cemetery will be private. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the Holland Volunteer Fire Co.



MACK - Elaine M. (nee Gurbacki)
12/1/1997

November 30, 1997 of Orchard Park, NY, beloved wife of Donald J.; step-mother of Kristina and Steven; daughter of Mary (late Daniel) Kaminski Gurbacki; sister of Joanne (Bo) Czyz, Daniel E. (Pamela) and Jean; also survived by nieces and nephews. Services from THE COLONIAL MEMORIAL CHAPELS, INC., 3003 South Park Ave., Lackawanna, NY, Thursday morning at 8:45 and from Nativity of Our Lord Church, Orchard Park, NY, at 9:30. Visitation Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.



MALEY - Helen C. (Yavicoli)
11/30/1997

Of Kenmore, NY, November 29, 1997, wife of the late Charles Maley; daughter of the late Felix and Maria Yavicoli; mother of Forrest (Karen) Benson and Ronald (Judith) Benson, both of Amherst and Malika Wolf of Colorado; sister of Jean Crapsi, Josephine Jasinski, and the late Joan Barilla and Caroline Rowe; also survived by seven grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Monday 2-4, 7-9 at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT INC. FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., Kenmore. A funeral service will be held at the Kenmore Alliance Church, 175 Bonnett Ave., Tonawanda, Tuesday at 11 AM.



MANHARDT - Louise M. (nee Maes)
12/1/1997

November 30, 1997; of Kenmore, NY; beloved wife of the late Francis P.; dearest mother of John (Chris), Grace Castilloux, Irene (Arlie) Rogers, Rita Bustamante, Paul (Nancy) and the late Ruth; also survived by 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; sister of Martha (late Edwin) Ziemer and the late Matthew (late Florence); also survived by nieces and nephews. Services from the COLONIAL MEMORIAL CHAPELS INC., 3003 South Park Ave., Lackawanna, NY Wednesday morning at 9:00 and from St. Michael the Archangel Church at 9:30. Visitation Tuesday only from 2-4 and 7-9.



MILLER - Carlton G.
11/30/1997

November 29, 1997; beloved husband of Evelyn (nee Vogt) Miller; dear brother of Willis (Ruth) Miller; survived by several nieces and nephews. No prior visitation. Funeral services held privately. Arrangements by (Harris Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC.



MORRIS - Sylvester
11/30/1997

November 28, 1997, loving husband of Bertha M. Morris; father of Joy L., Crystal M. and Tiffany N. Morris; also survived by three sisters and one brother, Ethel (William) Thomas, Ruth Jones, Walter Morris of Detroit, MI. and Bertha Jones of Ipsilante, MI; also survived by two aunts, Georgia (Richard) Edward of Chicago, IL. and Gail (James) Edes of Cuba, AL., six uncles, Robert and Charles Scott of Ann Arbor, MI., Myron, Vincent, Samuel Scott of Cuba, Al., and Clarence Scott of Illinois, and a host of other relatives and friends. Wake Friday 7-9 PM at PROVIDENCE MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1275 Sycamore St. Funeral Saturday 11 AM, at Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 878 Humboldt Pkwy.



NARBE - H. Edward
12/1/1997

Of East Aurora and Orchard Park, NY; November 29, 1997; beloved husband of Faye (Tiffany) Narbe; father of Bruce (Barb), Thom (Connie), Ed (Debbie), Lori (Mike) Swift and Kathy Narbe; proud grandfather of Charles, Tammy, Eddie, Lauren, Christina, Tiffany, Cassie, Mitchell and Abby Narbe, Carrie and Jennifer Swift; brother of Jordan (Marlene) and Loren (Betty) Narbe; son the of the late Albert and Essie (McClure) Narbe. The family will receive friends Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the F.E. BROWN SONS FUNERAL HOME, INC., E. Quaker St., Orchard Park. Services held Thursday from the East Aurora Christian Church, 464 Main St. at 10 AM. Friends invited. Memorials made to Hospice Buffalo Inc. Orchard Park I.O.O.F. #187 service Tuesday 7 PM & Orchard Park Lions service Wednesday 7 PM.



NIEBLING - James W.
12/1/1997

Born 12/30/47, died 11/29/97, son of late A. Porter and Louise E. Niebling; brother of Joanne Speidel, Shirley Colquhoun and Robert Niebling; survivors also include his very special friend and companion of many years, Pat Zachara, and many nieces and nephews. Memorial service at 10 AM Tuesday from Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, 622 Tacoma Ave at Parkside, Buffalo, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the James W. Niebling Memorial Fund at the Church of the Transfiguration.



PETROCI - Mary (nee Popovich)
12/1/1997

Of Cheektowaga, NY; November 30, 1997; wife of the late John Petroci; dearest mother of John (Irene), Joseph (Loretta), George (Karen), Michael (Jean), Mrs. John (Mary Ann) Osuch and Mrs. Jack (Irene) Fisher; fond grandmother of 14 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; sister of Veronica and predeceased brothers and sisters in Europe. Friends may call Tuesday only 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 Wednesday morning at 9:15 AM and from St. Nicholas Ukrainian Church at 10 o'clock. Friends are invited. Sentiment may be expressed through a contribution to the Leukemia Foundation in memory of Mary Petroci.



PIATKOWSKI - Irene V. (nee Lacz)
11/30/1997

November 29, 1997; beloved wife of William J.; devoted mother of William J. Jr. (Jo Ann) and James (Sophie) Piatkowski; dear grandmother of Jacquline (Brian) Weber, Jason and Derrick Piatkowski; great-grandmother of Emily; sister of John (Mary) Lacz; predeceased by two sisters and a brother; also survived by sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. Family will be present Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the PIETSZAK FUNERAL HOME, 806 Clinton St., where services will be held Tuesday at 8:30 and at Precious Blood Church at 9 AM.



PLACKNER - Norman G.
11/30/1997

November 27, 1997, beloved husband of Lieselotte D. Pels of Frankfurt, Germany. Funeral service from the CARLTON A. ULLRICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 3272 Bailey Ave., Tuesday, 10 AM. Friends are invited. Family present Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Gifts in Mr. Plackner's memory made to the family would be appreciated.



POLLINGER - Anna E. (nee Erdman)
12/1/1997

Of Hamburg, NY; November 29, 1997; wife of the late Elmer J. Pollinger; dearest mother of Mrs. Michael (Joan) O'Hern and the late Mrs. Dorothy (Rev. John) O'Connor; fond grandmother of seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sister of the late Mrs. Geraldine Grampp and Mrs. Martha Kraft; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call Monday 6-9 PM and Tuesday 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 services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock. Friends are invited. Sentiments may be expressed through a contribution to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 3487 North Boston Road, Eden, NY 14057 in memory of Anna E. Pollinger.



RAQUET - Philip C.
11/30/1997

Of East Amherst, NY; November 28, 1997. Beloved husband of Sophia 'Sally' (nee Karpiec); dearest father of Frank (Vicki), Shirley (Larry) Buzzard and Dennis (Sharon); grandfather of Christian, Shawn, Kimberly, Wesley Buzzard, Marisa and Amy; brother of Doris Fentner of Kentucky; brother-in-law of Paul Karpiec, Helen (Bob) Benzel and Theodore (Lorrie) Karpiec. Services from the URBAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 6685 Transit Rd., East Amherst, NY, Tuesday morning at 9:30 AM and from St. Mary's Church, Swormville at 10 AM. Deceased was an active member of East Amherst Fire Company for 44 years, past Assistant Chief, exempt member of East Amherst Fire Company, J. Michael Hens V.F.W. Post #7870 and A.J. Jurek Post American Legion #1672. Visitation Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. George A. Urban, Director.



REIBEL - Eleanor M. (nee Riordan)
12/1/1997

November 30, 1997, beloved wife of the late Howard P. Reibel; dear mother of Peter J. (Angela) Reibel, Rosemary (Stuart) Alexander and Susan (George) Munkelt; grandmother of Peter K., Michael J. Reibel David S. Alexander and Jennifer C. and Jeffrey G. Munkelt; sister of Vincent H. Riordan, Elizabeth M. (Claude) Whissel, Rosemary M. (John) Williams and Gladys M. 'Barbara' (late Frank) Cercone; also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the C. MERTZ & SON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 911 Englewood Ave., Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where funeral services will be held Thursday at 9:15 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John the Baptist Church (Englewood Ave.) at 9:45 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hearts for the Homeless, 890 Tonawanda St., Buffalo, NY 14207. Eleanor enjoyed china painting and gardening at her summer home in Silver Bay, Ontario. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Church for 43 years and a member of the West End Silver Bay Association.



SILLA - Concetta R. (nee Galletti)
11/30/1997

November 27, 1997, of Amherst, NY, beloved mother of Nora (Vincent) Roberto, Michael (Debbie) and Benedetto (Pamela) Silla; also survived by nine grandchildren; sister of Mary Tulumello, Grace (Joseph) Farruggia, Vincenzena (Joseph) Galante, Josephine (Angelo) Attardo, Angela Parisi, Nicholas, Charles (Lena) and the late Joseph (Mary) Galletti. Friends received Sunday 4-7 PM and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the GRECO FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2909 Elmwood Ave. (near Sheridan Dr.). The family requests relatives and friends to assemble at St. Gregory the Great Church, (Maple Road) where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 9:30 AM.



STARKEY - Nona M. (Loftus)
12/1/1997

November 30, 1997, loving wife of the late Patrick F. Starkey; dear mother of Patrick (Sheila), Kevin, and Maureen (Mark) Hanzly; loving grandmother of Patrick, Kristine, Susan, Bridget, Peter and Laura; sister of Dolores (Joe) Ables and the late Sally (late Ed) Crotty and Patrick (Mary) Loftus. Funeral from the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME, INC., (Southtowns Chapel), 3155 Orchard Park Road, Orchard Park, NY (675-9027), Wednesday at 8:45 AM and from Our Lady of Victory Basilica at 9:30 AM. Friends may call Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mrs. Starkey was a member of the Catholic Daughters of Our Lady of Victory Basilica.



STROZYK - Helen M. (nee Forman)
11/30/1997

November 28, 1997, wife of the late Chester; dear mother of Barbara (Carl) Bessing; grandmother of four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; sister of Clara Purdy and Pearl Forman; pre-deceased by brothers and sisters; survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral from the PACER FUNERAL HOME INC, 2275 George Urban Blvd (2 blocks east of Dick Rd) Tuesday 9:45 and St. Barnabas Church 10 AM. Friends invited. Family present Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mrs. Strozyk was a member of the Parish Altar and Rosary Guild and Senior Citizens.



SZENINA - Miriam L. (nee McMurdo)
11/30/1997

November 28, 1997 beloved wife of John; dear mother of Sharon (Chuck) Savage and Shelley (Kurt) Misnik; dear grammy of Kimberly, Tami (Carl) Russo, Paul and Melissa Misnik. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at At. Agatha's Church on Saturday morning (December 6th) at 9:30. No prior viewing. Mrs. Szenina was a longtime Girl Scout Leader and a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and the South Buffalo Community Table. Arrangements by the NIGHTENGALE FUNERAL HOME.



TERHART - William J. 'Dick'
11/30/1997

November 28, 1997; father of William (Lucy), Charles (Wendy), Robert (Lynn), Carley (Raymond) Thompson; stepfather of Sandra (Thomas) Dunbar; brother of the late James and Thomas Terhart and Helen (John) Ulrich; also survived by 12 grandchildren. Friends may call Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 at the (Buffalo Chapel) of the THOMAS H. McCARTHY FUNERAL HOME, 1975 Seneca St. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Evangelist Church, Tuesday morning at 9:30.



WOLFSOHN - Michael D.
12/1/1997

November 30, 1997; son of Howard and Ydawn Wolfsohn; grandson of Charlotte Freed Scaramozzino; brother Patty Wolfsohn. A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday 1 PM at the Temple Beth Zion's Sisterhood Chapel, 805 Delaware Ave. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements by the DELAWARE PARK MEMORIAL CHAPEL INC., Jay L. Mesnekoff, Director.


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