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Miscellaneous Erie County, New York Obituaries

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AGNELLO - Charles J.
12/7/1997

December 4, 1997; beloved husband of Shirley E. (nee Levanduski) and the late Libby (nee Costa) Agnello; beloved father of Marilyn M. (Robert) Sullivan and Linda A. Agnello; stepfather of Thomas, Gregory (Rebecca) and Ronald Levanduski; grandfather of Kimberly (Scott) Wiseman, Rebecca Sullivan, Richard Mulvihill and Patrick Sullivan; great-grandfather of Syndey Wiseman; dear brother of Michael, Joseph Agnello, Antoinette Sherry, Mary Jones, Leo (Helen) Agnello, Josephine (Charlia) Phillips, Genevieve Reibson, the late Anna Montesano, Sarah Chiodo, Samuel and Arthur Agnello. The family will be present Sunday 7-9 PM and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2600 Sheridan Dr., (corner of Parker) where funeral will be held on Tuesday at 8:45 AM and from St. Christopher's Church at 9:30 AM. Friends invited.



ALESSI - Carmela G. (nee Nasca)
12/6/1997

December 5, 1997, beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Alessi; dearest mother of Barbara (Martin) Falk, Janice (late Richard) Sloan, AnnMarie and Carol Alessi; grandmother of seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; sister of Grace Vance and the late Tina, Peter, Pat, Mary, Virginia, Josephine, Sam, Frances and Joseph; also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will be present Sunday 7-9 PM and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2600 Sheridan Dr. (at Parker), where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 8:45 AM and from St. Margaret's Church at 9:30 AM. Friends invited. If desired, memorials may be made to the Hospice Palliative Care Unit of Buffalo General Hospital.



BLATTNER - Michael H.
12/6/1997

December 4, 1997; beloved husband of Linda Widdowfield Blattner; father of Christopher, Michael and Melissa Anne Blattner; brother of Paul (Connie) Blattner of Portland, OR; also survived by one nephew and three nieces; nephew of Mrs. Lillian Pearson. Friends may call at the CARLTON A. ULLRICH FUNERAL HOME, 3272 Bailey Ave., Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 and are invited to attend a memorial service at Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Rd., Snyder, Monday at 1 PM. Mr. Blattner was a Corrections Counselor for the State of New York for 23 years. Gifts in Mr. Blattner's memory to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.



BUEHLMAN - Clinton D.
12/6/1997

November 29, 1997, husband of the late Evelyn (Brenner) Buehlman; devoted father of Marsha J. Buehlman and Mark (Margaret) Buehlman. Funeral services were held privately at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Buffalo or the Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Rt. 53, Lisle, IL 60532.



BUNKER - Elizabeth M. 'Betty Mae'
12/7/1997

December 5, 1997, beloved wife of L. Kent Bunker; dear mother of Keith (Karen), Craig, Marybeth (Jim) Barton, Nanci and Eric (Amy) Bunker; sister of Richard (Betty) and George (Sue) Lochner; grandmother of eight grandchildren. Friends are invited to attend a memorial mass at St. Amelia's Church Tuesday at 9:30 AM. Memorials in her memory to Amvets. Arrangements by the C. MERTZ & SON FUNERAL HOME INC, ( 836-2935).



CALLAHAN - Charles E.
12/6/1997

December 4, 1997, beloved husband of the late June D. (nee Woodruff) Callahan; dearest father of David R. (Doris) Callahan and Louise Garrison; dear grandfather of Colleen Liebel, David R. Garrison II, great-grandfather of Brian, Courtney, Robert and Colin; brother of Thomas Callahan, Elnora Hays, Sarah Bonnel, Mary Callahan, Catherine Williams, Robert Callahan, Roseanne Blankenship and the late John Callahan, Susan Jones, Richard, Cornelius Jr. and James Callahan. Family will be present on Sunday, 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME Inc., 2600 Sheridan Dr. (corner of Parker Blvd.), where funeral services will be held on Monday at 11:30 AM. Friends invited.



CASE - Lewis O.
12/7/1997

Of Angola, NY; December 5, 1997; dearest son of Mary Case Hyland and the late Raymond Case; brother of Nancy (Michael) Wintering, Sally Hageman, Randy Hyland, Diana (Brent) Karamanos and the late Raymond and Michael Case; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the HEIMBURG-ADDISON FUNERAL HOME INC., 262 N. Main St., Angola, NY, where funeral services will be held Wednesday 9:30 AM.



CLARK - Charles C., Ph. D.
12/6/1997

November 25, 1997; husband of the late Mary (Oberdorfer) Clark; dear father of Nancy (Carlton) Nicholson of Wilmington, DE and Daniel C. (Rita) Clark of East Aurora, NY; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren also survive. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at Parkside Lutheran Church, (Depew, Wallace & Linden Aves.) on Wednesday, December 10 at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the memorial fund of Parkside Lutheran Church. Arrangements by VANDERCHER & DICK FUNERAL HOME.



COX - John R.
12/7/1997

Of Buffalo, December 5, 1997; father of John R. Cox Jr. of Niagara Falls; brother of Mabel Storm of Claremore, OK and Delbert Cox of Oklahoma; also survived by four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls where funeral services will be held Monday at 11 AM. Memorials may be made to the Cancer Society.



DOMBROWSKI - Frank M. 'Lefty'
12/5/1997

December 4, 1997, beloved husband of the late Regina (nee Madej) Dombrowski; dear father of David F. (Laura) Dombrowski; grandfather of Jeanne, Lena Kate and Joseph D. Dombrowski; brother of Wanda, Henry (Dorothy), Richard (Helen) Dombrowski, Henry & Regina Radecki and late Adele Nied; step-son of Blanche Radecki; also survived by nieces and nephews; dear friend of Ann Stevens. The family will receive friends at the C. MERTZ & SON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 911 Englewood Ave. Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where funeral services will be held Monday at 9:30 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Blessed Sacrament Church (Claremont Ave.) at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Buffalo, Inc. or St. Jude's Center at 760 Ellicott St., Buffalo, NY 14203.



DOSTER - Amelia B.
12/7/1997

December 6, 1997, Of East Rockaway, NY, formerly of East Aurora, NY, devoted mother of Peter (Mary Jane) of Hawaii; dear sister of Richard Boeckel; loving grandmother of Cathleen Emerson and Daniel; also survived by a great-grandson, Brandon; dear aunt of Joan Sullivan. Service TOWERS FUNERAL HOME, INC., Oceanside, NY (516) 766-0425



DOSTER - Mary B. (nee Barber)
12/7/1997

December 6, 1997; wife of the late Henry I. Doster; dearest friend of the late Louis DeDominico; mother of Ike (Mary) Doster, Jean (Ronald) Wilhelm, Nancy (Donald) Hevland, Patsy (Edward) McNeight, Beverly (late Patrick) Ruggiero, Sandra Olson, Barbara Guarino and the late John R. Doster; grandmother of 19 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson; sister of Margaret (late James) Ackley, Joseph (Dorothy) Barber, Florence (late John) Bakery, Sylvester (Carol) Barber, Connie (late Joseph) Pierro, Anne (Nick) Coccionitti, James (Juandeen) Barber and the late Michael (late Margaret) Barber. Family present to receive friends Sunday evening from 7-9 and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 at the PERNA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1306 Hertel Ave. (near Colvin Ave.) where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 9:45 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Margaret's Church at 10:30 AM. Mrs. Doster was a member of the Richmond-Summer Senior Citizens. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Children's Hospital of Buffalo, 219 Bryant, Buffalo, NY 14222.



DOTY - Wilfred L.
12/6/1997

Of West Falls, NY, December 5, 1997, beloved husband of Dorothy J. (Errington) Doty; brother of Charles (Charlotte), Clara (late Jim) Galvin, David (Joan) and the late Leroy Doty. The family will receive friends Sunday and Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM, at the F. E. BROWN SONS FUNERAL HOME INC., E. Quaker St., Orchard Park. Services from the funeral home Tuesday, 11 AM. Friends invited. Memorials made to West Falls Fire Co.



DYSON - Olive J. (Brant)
12/7/1997

December 6, 1997; beloved wife of the late Joseph W. 'Dick' Dyson; dearest mother of Richard J. (Geraldine), Gerald D. (Kathleen M.), William (Theresa), Sandra Bell and Daniel Dyson; loving grandmother of 17 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; sister of John 'Sonny' (Babe) Brant, Florence (late Roland) Phillips, Joan (William) Brockenshire and the late Ruth and Nora Bachman, Carl and Josephine Brant. Friends may Call Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at LOOMIS OFFERS & LOOMIS INC. MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1820 Seneca St. where funeral will be held Tuesday morning at 9:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Bonaventure's Church at 10.



ERNST - Henry J. Jr. 'Nook'
12/6/1997

December 4, 1997, beloved husband of Elnor (Schweikart); dear father of Henry J. III, Karl and Paul; dear brother of Ruby Clohessy, Erma Glass, Willard, Norma Martin, Marilyn Bruckman, Marvin, Doris Reed, Janet Deppeler, Loren and the late Henrietta Smith, Elwood and Chester. Friends received Saturday 7-9, Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 at the SIECK & MAST FUNERAL HOME INC, 250 Orchard Park Rd, West Seneca, where funeral will be held Monday at 10 AM.



FAHS - David E. 'Toby'
12/7/1997

Age 57 of Tonawanda; unexpectedly December 5, 1997; dearest friend of Jill S. Lilly and sons David, Daniel and Donald Lilly and grandchildren David Jr., Joshuah, Richard, Douglas, Andrew and Alexis; father of Lori and David and two grandchildren; son of the late Duane Milton and Ethel Louise (nee Wertz) Fahs; brother of Robert Fahs, Ronald (Mary Ann) Fahs, twin sister Diane (Robert) Apfel and the late Duane Milton Fahs Jr.; his closest friend Roger (Shirley) Lehman; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 at JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., Morgan, William and Broad Sts., City of Tonawanda, where services will be held Tuesday at 11 AM. Friends invited. Mr. Fahs had been employed for 10 years until his disability at Joseph Davis Inc. in Buffalo.



FARRELL - Edward J.
12/7/1997

December 5, 1997, of Hamburg, NY, beloved husband of the late Elizabeth A. (nee DiStefano); son of the late William and Anna (nee Jackson) Farrell; brother of Ann (late Theodore) Doty, Mary (late Richard) Watson and the late William (Goldie), late Eugene (Margaret), late John (Martha) and the late Clare Courter; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Services from the COLONIAL MEMORIAL CHAPELS INC., 3003 South Park Ave, Lackawanna, NY Tuesday morning at 9:15 AM and from St. Peter & Paul Church at 10 AM. Mr. Farrell was a member of VFW Post #898 and the United Steel Workers. He was very proud to serve in the US Coast Guard during WWII on the U.S.S.Papaw. Visitation Sunday 7-9 PM and Monday 2-4 and 7-9.



GARRETSON - Elizabeth Robertson
12/7/1997

Age 89, December 6, 1997, in Charlotte, NC; wife of the late Lawrence O. Garretson; mother of Nancy Shumacher of Charlotte, NC and the late Alan L. Garretson; sister of Elsie S. Robertson of Buffalo; aunt of Diane Ogasawara of Washington, DC and Warren Robertson of Rochester, NY and several other nieces and nephews; grandmother of six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; daughter of the late George and Marion Robertson. Memorial service will be held at 2 PM Saturday, December 13, 1997, from the Chapel of Forest Lawn Cemetery. Interment will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hospice of the donor's choice. Hawkins & Whittington Funeral Service of Charlotte, NC, is serving the family of Mrs. Garretson.



GREATWOOD - Y'Vonne Louise
12/7/1997

Age 87, of McLean, VA, formerly of Buffalo, NY, December 4, 1997 at her residence. A memorial service will be held at St. Gunton's Episcopal Church, 1830 Kirby Rd., McLean, VA on Saturday, December 13, 1997 at 10 AM. A time of special prayer will be dedicated to Ms. Greatwood at the Washington National Cathedral on Sunday, December 21, 1997 at 6:30 PM at their Healing Service. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to the Washington National Cathedral, 3100 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008. Arrangements by MONEY & KING FUNERAL HOME.



HEATHERLY - Beatrice C. (nee Brand)
12/6/1997

Of Hamburg, NY; December 4, 1997; wife of the late Clyde Heatherly; mother of Robert (Lisa) Heatherly; sister of Gertrude Brengel, Harold (Betty) and the late Warren, Glen, Leon and Lester Brand; grandmother of Kimberly and Chelsea Heatherly. Funeral from the DONALD M. DEMMERLEY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 21 Pierce Ave., Hamburg Monday at 9 AM. Friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.



HODGSON - John M. 'Red'
12/7/1997

November 7, 1997, of Cheektowaga, NY. Memorial service to be held Tuesday, December 16, at 11 o'clock in St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, 1395 George Urban Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Arrangements by STEPHAN-BURNS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 266 East St. at Austin.



HUDDLESTON - Bernarr M. 'Barney'
12/7/1997

December 2, 1997, in San Antonio, TX, formerly of the Town of Tonawanda, NY; beloved husband of the late Florence E. (Johnson) Huddleston; father of James B. (Carolyn) and Robert C. (Suzanne) Huddleston; grandfather of Kathleen, Scott, David, Todd, Charles, and Bruce; great-grandfather of Carrie, Steven, Brandon, Alex, Cara, Justin and Tony. Friends may call Monday 2-4 and 7-9 at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT INC. FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave. Funeral service in St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 576 Delaware Rd., Tuesday morning at 10. Friends invited. Mr. Huddleston was a member of Bethlehem Chapter No. 634 O.E.S. (under whose auspices an Eastern Star Service will be held Monday evening at 7:30), Master Builder Lodge No. 911 F. & A.M., whose services will follow at 8 PM, a member of Buffalo Consistory S.P.R.S., Ismailia Temple A.A.O.N.M.S., and a past Grand Officer of the Eastern Star. Memorials may be made to St. Mark's Lutheran Church or the Shriner's Hospital, Erie, PA.



HYLAND - Lewis O.
12/7/1997

(see Case notice)



INGERSOLL - Ruth V.
12/7/1997

Of Angola, NY; December 6, 1997; beloved wife of Richard L. Ingersoll; mother of Chuck (Mary Kay) Ingersoll; grandmother of Leeann Ingersoll and Greg Holtz; sister of the late Charles Borngraber. Friends may call Tuesday from 8 AM - 9 AM at the HEIMBURG-ADDISON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 262 N. Main St., Angola, where prayers will be said at 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM in Most Precious Blood Church.



JENNEY - William P.
12/7/1997

Suddenly, December 6, 1997; of Elma, NY; loving husband of Carol (nee Williamson) Jenney; dear father of Kevin (Denise), Neal, Ian and Nancy Jenney; grandfather of Lauren; son of Janet (John) Ledoux; brother of Hugh (Claire) and George (Carole) Jenney; also survived by nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends invited to call Tuesday 5-8 PM at the (Elma Chapel) Urban-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 7540 Clinton St. (at Girdle Rd.) and are invited to attend a memorial service from St. John's Lutheran Church, 2131 Woodard Rd., Elma, NY, Saturday December 13, 1997 at 2 PM. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to WBFO, 88.7/NPR, 3435 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14214 or FISH Inc., 1000 Main St., East Aurora, NY 14052.



JERRIS - S. Richard
12/5/1997

Age 75, December 4, 1997. Beloved husband of Mildred (nee Scaffidi) Jerris; dear father of Robert C. (Kerry) Jerris, Janice (Carmen) Juliano, Karen (Mark) Kost and Keith (Jilletta) Jerris; grandfather of 12 grandchildren; brother of Nina Cowan, Eugene (Madeline) Jerris and the late Rose Barone, Josephine Jerris, Thomas Jerris, Carol Hofer and Dorothy Rusch; also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will be present to receive relatives and friends Saturday and Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM, at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 2600 Sheridan Dr. (corner Parker), where funeral services will be held Monday at 10:15 AM and from Blessed Sacrament Church (Kenmore) at 11 AM. Friends invited.



KAIN - Barbour C., Sr. 'Bob'
12/7/1997

Age 72, of Buffalo, peacefully, December 2, 1997, beloved husband of Evelyn R. Kain (nee Sciarrino); father of Barbour Kain Jr.; step-father of Darlene Abbatessa and Thomas P. Collins; also survived by several grandchildren. In keeping with his wishes, a memorial service will be held at 2 PM on Tuesday, December 9 in the chapel of the Buffalo Cremation Co., 901 W. Delavan Ave. (between Delaware and Linwood Aves.) Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Mr. Kain was a former member of Buffalo Lodge No. 23, B.P.O. Elks. Arrangements by the Frank Rubino Mortuary.



KANTOR - Eleanore M. (nee Lipczynski)
12/6/1997

December 4, 1997, beloved wife of Edmund M.; dear mother of Edmund M. (Karen), Christine E. (Stanley) Jasinski; grandmother of David (Paula) Jasinski, Michelle and Laura Kantor, Leesae Jasinski and the late Monica Kantor; great-grandmother of Samuel Jasinski; sister of Arthur (Arlene) Lipczynski and the late John (Adeline) Lipczynski; sister-in-law of Matthew (Patricia) Kantor; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral from the PACER FUNERAL HOME INC., 2275 George Urban Blvd. (2 block East of Dick Rd.), Tuesday at 9:30 at St. John Gualbert Church, 10 AM. Friends invited. Family present Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mrs. Kantor was a member of Polish Union of America and Polish Women's Alliance.



KOPCZYNSKI - Frances A. (Balon)
12/7/1997

December 4, 1997, beloved wife of the late John Kopczynski; dear mother of Ronald (Gail), James (Jenice), Norman (Carol) Kopczynski; also survived by seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sister of Josephine Kowalewski, Mary Karl, Edward (Pola) Balon; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral service from the BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME INC., 3025 William St near Union Rd, Cheektowaga Tuesday at 9:30 AM and in Queen of Martyrs' Church at 10 AM. Family present Sunday evening 7-9, Monday 2-4 and 7-9.



KOUKAL - Walter F.
12/7/1997

Of Alden, NY November 30th, 1997 husband of Ruth (Pries) Koukal; father of Candace (William) Rulan and the late Gary Koukal; father-in-law of Donnelle Koukal. No prior visitation. A Memorial service at the Corfu United Presbyterian Church (63 Allegheny St.) Corfu, NY Thursday December 11th at 7 PM. Interment Alden Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Corfu Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by the CHARLES MEYER FUNERAL HOME INC.



KROLL - William J.
12/6/1997

Of Bemus Point, NY, formerly of Orchard Park, NY, in Ft. Myers, FL, December 3, 1997, beloved husband of Evelyn E. (Rorick) Kroll; father of David L. (Pat) Kroll and Janice (late John) Kogutek; grandfather of Rene, Randy, Scott, Julie and Jamie; also survived by five great-grandchildren; brother of Lester (Helen) and the late Arthur, Elmer and Howard Kroll. The family will receive friends Saturday and Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM, at the F.E. BROWN SONS FUNERAL HOME INC., E. Quaker St., Orchard Park. Services from the funeral home Monday, 11 AM. Friends invited.



MAYELL - Eulalie (nee Lynds)
12/7/1997

Age 90, of Akron, December 5, 1997, wife of the late Grant Mayell; sister of the late Hortense Lynds. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service Tuesday, December 9, at the First United Methodist Church of Akron at 11 AM. Memorials to the church would be appreciated. Arrangements by ROSS FUNERAL HOME, 117 Main Street, Akron ( 542-9673).



McPEAK - James
12/7/1997

December 4, 1997, of Buffalo, NY. Friends may call Monday at St. Martin dePorres R.C. Church, Grider near Delevan. Visitation at 10 AM, Mass at 11 AM. Arrangements entrusted to MEMORIAL CHAPELS OF BUFFALO, 66 E. Utica St.



MEAD - Daniel P.
12/6/1997

December 4, 1997; husband of Aileen Leonard Mead; father of Sheila (Roy) Alge, Philip (Patricia) Mead, Margaret 'Peggy' Shagott, William Mead, Michael (Joanne) Mead, Judith (Kevin) O'Connor and Kathleen (William) Monahan; also survived by 21 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The family will be present to receive friends Saturday 7-9 PM and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at BEACH-TUYN FUNERAL HOME INC., 5541 Main St. at Cayuga Rd., Williamsville, where services will be held Monday morning at 10 o'clock followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in S.S. Peter & Paul Church at 10:30. Friends are invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Consolata Missionaries, 35 Brompton Rd., Williamsville, NY 14221.



MENDOLA - Leonard J.
12/7/1997

December 6, 1997; son of the late Salvatore and Lucia (nee Lumia) Mendola; brother of the late Jennie (late Joseph) Iacona, Vincent (Josephine) Mendola, Carmela (late Michael) LoTempio, Mary Mendola; beloved uncle of Joseph 'Billy' (Nora) Iacona, Grace Marie Gallivan, Lucille (Glenn) Schilling, Robert (Jennifer) Mendola, Sandra Heber, Richard (Janet) Mendola, Richard, Robert Trabucco and the late Rose, Lucy Iacona. Friends may call at the JOSEPH SPANO & SONS FUNERAL HOME INC., 473 Niagara St., where funeral will be held Tuesday morning at 9:45 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony of Padua Church at 10:30. Family present Sunday 7-9, Monday 2-4 and 7-9.



MEYER - Raymond G.
12/6/1997

December 5, 1997, beloved husband of Anna L.; dear father of Myrle (David) Crotzer and Paul R. Sr. (Joyce); also survived by 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; brother of the late Florence Miller. Friends may call Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DENGLER FUNERAL HOME, 2070 Eggert Rd., Amherst (between N. Bailey and Niagara Falls Blvd.) where prayers will be offered Tuesday at 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Benedicts Church at 9:30. Friends invited.



MILLS - Gene W.
12/6/1997

December 3, 1997, husband of the late Esther Westermeier Mills; father of Lisa of Michigan; brother of Warren (Fern) Mills of Hastings, NY; grandfather of three grandchildren. The family will be present to receive friends Sunday 7-9 PM and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at BEACH-TUYN FUNERAL HOME INC., 5541 Main St. at Cayuga Rd., Williamsville, where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 AM. Friends invited.



NEFF - Evelyne Lucretia
12/7/1997

December 6, 1997 of Clarence Center, wife of J. Otis Neff; mother of Patricia G. (William) Costello of Lockport, NY, Linda A. Brown of Plant City, FL and Melody A. (Wilbur) Winger of Clarence Center; also survived by nine grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; sister of Edward J. Bull of Williamson, NY, the late Robert L. and Morris G. Bull. Friends may call Monday 2-4 & 7-9 at G. BRIAN ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 8630 Transit Rd, E. Amherst (1 mile north of Maple Rd, just past Klein Rd) where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 AM.



NIEDZWIECKI - Lorraine (nee Gowgiel)
12/6/1997

December 4th, 1997 of Cheektowaga, NY beloved wife of the late Stanley; dearest mother of Diane (Ronald) Kaminski, Nancy Wiertel and the late Daniel; loving grandmother of Dawn (Gerry) Gagnon, Todd Kaminski, Chad (Kathy) Kaminski, Glenn Wiertel and Sherri (Michael) Szefler and two great grandchildren, Lyndsey and Nicholas; sister of Eleanor Barush, Patricia Christiansen and the late Adeline Eschberger; also survived by nieces and nephews. Prayer service at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2510 Union Rd., Cheektowaga (2 blocks south of Williams St.) Monday morning at 10. Interment in St. Matthew's Cemetery. Family present Sunday only 2-4 & 7-9.



OGNIEWSKI - Helen M. (Lewandowski)
12/7/1997

December 4, 1997; of Lancaster, NY; wife of the late Leo Ogniewski; dearest mother of Audrey J. (late Paul) Curtis and the late P.F.C. Daniel C. Ogniewski 517th Parachute Infantry killed in action November 1944; dear grandmother of Daniel H. (Julie) Curtis; dearest great-grandmother of Adam D. Curtis; predeceased by eight sisters and brothers. Visitations Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the GILBERT W. DANZER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5363 Genesee St., Bowmansville. Funeral mass Tuesday at 9 AM at Sacred Heart Diocesan Shrine, Bowmansville. Family and friends please meet at church. Mrs. Ogniewski was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society.



PANOWICZ - John M.
12/7/1997

December 6, 1997 of Cheektowaga, NY; beloved husband of Martha M. (nee) Marzynski; dearest father of Margaret (Raymond) Kanczak and Subdeacon Thomas; grandfather of Maureen (John) Martens, Karyn and Mark; brother of Mary (Vincent) Privitera and the late Hattie Byttner, Stanley, Helen Bates; brother-in-law of Sally Scharpf; survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present to receive relatives and friends Sunday 7-9 PM and Monday 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 Tuesday at 10:30 AM and from Queen of Martyrs Church at 11 AM. Interment St. Adalbert's Cemetery. Mr. Panowicz was a veteran of WWII and the Korean Conflict, retiree of US Postal Service, member of Leonard Post #6251 VFW, Adam Plewacki Post #799 and DAV Post #150.



PARLATO - Joseph J.
12/6/1997

December 5, 1997, husband of the late Mary (nee Gaglione) Parlato; devoted father of Jack H. (Mary Ellen) Parlato, Joseph J. (Kathleen) Parlato Jr., Roslyn (Joseph) Carlo, Mary (William) Hourigan; loving grandfather of Marguerite, Cheri, Joseph, Lisa Parlato, Mary Jo, Joseph and Janel Carlo, Debra (Joseph) Crimi, Scott, Michael Hourigan. Friends may call at the JOSEPH SPANO & SONS FUNERAL HOME INC, 473 Niagara St, where funeral will be held Tuesday at 8:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Blessed Sacrament Church of Buffalo (Delaware & Utica) at 9:30 AM. Family present Monday only 2-9 PM. Flowers gratefully declined. Interment in St. Vincent's Cemetery, Eden, NY.



PAWELEK - Linda (nee LeFauve)
12/6/1997

Formerly of Hamburg, NY, December 4, 1997, loving mother of Renee Pawelek; beloved daughter of William and Catherine (McMann) LeFauve; dear sister of William (Linda) LeFauve and Michele (Fred) Maturski; aunt of William Stone and Sean, Matthew and Kaitlyn LeFauve; also survived by aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services Monday morning at 10 AM from the (Hamburg Chapel) of the JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME INC., 5453 Southwestern Blvd., (corner of Rogers Rd., 646-5555). Interment in Lakeside Memorial Cemetery. Friends invited. Family present Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.



PILLICH - Lorene (D'Arcy)
12/7/1997

December 6th, 1997 wife of the late Walter J. Pillich; mother of Keith (Marcia), Christine (Charles), Lawrence, Karen (Jeff) Tucker, Claudia Pillich and Constance (Paul Forshey) Pillich; niece of the late Molly O'Donnell and Thomas O'Donnell; also survived by 12 grandchildren. Friends may call Sunday 7-9 and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 at LOOMIS OFFERS & LOOMIS INC. 'Floyd-Hess Chapel' 207 Main St., Hamburg. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Bastrica RC Church, 1619 Abbott Rd., Lackawanna Tuesday at 9:30 AM. Friends invited.



RAHL - Gertrude E.
12/7/1997

December 3, 1997, of the Blocher Homes, beloved wife of the late Paul C. Borth and Harry I. Rahl; step-mother of Doris (Neal) Croop and P. Roger (Lynda) Borth of North Carolina; also survived by several cousins. Friends are invited to attend services at the Blocher Homes, 135 Evans St., Williamsville, NY, Wednesday morning at 10:30.



RAU - Franklin G. Sr.
12/5/1997

Of Cheektowaga, NY, December 3, 1997; husband of the late Sylvia 'Sue' Rau; father of Franklin Jr. (Diane), David (Bonnie), Karen (Hans) Faust, Wayne and the late Gary (Carol) Rau; grandfather of Kevin, Kim, David, Dana, Amy, Christie, Connie, Jeff, Wayne Jr. and Franklin; great-grandfather of Amanda, Ashley and Joseph Kerber, Riley Wymer and Dylan Rau; brother of the late Viola 'Babe' (Ted) Haertel. Funeral from the FUNERAL HOME OF WENDEL & LOECHER INC., 27 Aurora St., Lancaster, Monday morning at 10:00 AM. Family present Saturday and Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9. Mr. Rau was a retired railroad engineer of 48 years for Conrail, a Cheektowaga Schoolboard member for 32 years, Past Commander of the Sunset Boat & Beach Club and a life member of the Bellevue Volunteer Fire Company.



RECCHIO - Anthony J.
12/7/1997

Of Cheektowaga, NY, entered into rest December 5, 1997. Beloved husband of Mary J. (nee Kimmerle) Recchio; devoted father of Michele (Alan) Schaefer and Gina Marie (Stephen) Brescia; cherished grandfather of Morgan and Matthew; loving son of the late Vito and Esther (nee Cirillo) Recchio; dear brother of Teresa Seckel; also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Northtowns Chapel), 4614 Main St. near Harlem (same location as Schlager Funeral Home) on Sunday from 7-9 PM and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral will be held on Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Barnabas Church at 10 o'clock. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Mr. Recchio served in the U.S. Army. Flowers gratefully declined.



SAGER - Helen E.
12/7/1997

Age 91, of Fayetteville, NC, formerly of Buffalo, NY; mother of Mae Roberson of Fayetteville, NC, and Frederick C. Sager of Weston, OH; grandmother of seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral will be held Monday, December 8th, 2 PM at St. Matthew's United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Cumberland Memorial Gardens.



SCHMITT - Clara J.
12/5/1997

December 4, 1997, age 88. Beloved wife of the late Howard R. Schmitt; dear mother of Howard C. (Audrey), Raymond H. (late Bonnie) and Richard D. (Carol) Schmitt; dear grandmother of nine grandchildren and twenty-one great-grandchildren; dear sister of Rose Marie (late Richard) Zielinski, Jeanette (late Bernie) Schultz and the late Carl Schwan, Matilda O'Leary, Herman Schwan and Anna O'Hara; also survived by many nieces and nephews, The family will be present Saturday from 7-9 PM and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 5200 Sheridan Dr. (at Hopkins Rd.), where a funeral service will be held Monday at 9 AM. Mrs. Schmitt was a member of the Schiller Park Senior Center. Memorials may be made to Hospice Foundation of WNY.



SCHMITZ - Mary (Clark)
12/7/1997

December 5, 1997, of New Oregon, NY; wife of the late Bernard Schmitz; beloved mother of Theresa Schmitz (Paul), Donald Schmitz, Ronald (Ellen) Schmitz, Linda (Frank) Gamble and Catherine (Glenn) Phinney; grandmother of 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; daughter of the late Jack and Theresa Martens. Friends may call Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, Route 62, North Collins, NY where the funeral service will be held Tuesday morning at 10:15 followed by 11 AM Mass of Christian Burial from St. Mary's Church, New Oregon. Mrs. Schmitz was a member of the Langford New Oregon Volunteer Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary. Flowers are gratefully declined. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the North Collins Emergency Squad.



SIKORSKI - Theodore 'Whitey'
12/6/1997

December 4, 1997, beloved husband of the late Thelma (Hoff); beloved father of Donald and Susan; dear grandfather of Kenneth and Brittany; dear brother Dolores (Richard) Fisher, Steven (the late Mary Jane) Sikorski. The family will be present to receive friends Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 2600 Sheridan Dr. (corner Parker), where funeral service will be held Monday at 9:30 AM. Friends invited.



SIUDZINSKI - Frances M.
12/7/1997

Age 67, December 4, 1997, of Lincoln, NE, formerly of Buffalo, NY; wife of Ed Siudzinski of Lincoln, NE; mother of Mary Molczyk of Lincoln, Pamela (Mark) Larbey of London, England, Kathleen (Wayne) Dowling of Tribune, KS, and Ed III (Nettie) Siudzinski of Gainsville, MO; grandmother of seven; sister of Andy Jelowski of Buffalo, NY; also survived by nieces and nephews; preceded in death by Peter and Mary Jelowski. Services Monday, December 8, at 10:30 AM from the Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 South 14th. Interment Lincoln Memorial Park. Memorials in care of the family.



SKOPINSKI - Raymond S.
12/7/1997

December 4, 1997, beloved husband of Gertrude G. Stelter Skopinski; devoted father of Peter (Dawn) Skopinski; loving grandfather of Michael and Adam; dear brother of Rita Sawicki; uncle of Linda (Leonard) Zak. Mr. Skopinski was a WW II Navy veteran. Funeral services were private. Arrangements BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME, INC.



SMUKALL - Charles N.
12/6/1997

December 3, 1997, husband of the late Caroline M. Smukall; father of Darlene (Vladimir Tcholakov) Smukall; stepfather of James F. (Julie K.) Jackson; grandfather of Caroline, Thomas Jr., Charles, Edward, Carol, James D., Kyle D., Jennifer K., Marlace, Jason F., Joshua, Amy and Matthew; great-grandfather of Mark B. Rysckiewicz Jr. Friends may call at the ORLOWSKI SUCHOCKI FUNERAL HOME, 173 Stanislaus St., Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where funeral will be held Monday, 8:45 AM. Mass of Christian Burial from Queen of Peace Church, 9:30. Mr. Smukall was a member of the Hank Nowak Post 45.



STACHOWIAK - Linda Marie (nee Lappin)
12/7/1997

Suddenly of Elma, NY; December 6, 1997; beloved wife of David M.; loving daughter of Shirley (nee Striebich) Lappin and the late Henry T. Lappin; dear sister of Henry J. Lappin; niece of Nelson F. (Ellen W.) Striebich and Ruth Battistella of South Carolina; daughter-in-law of Robert and Barbara Stachowiak; also survived by brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The family will be present Monday 7-9 PM and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Urban-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 7540 Clinton St. at Girdle Rd. where funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 9:15 AM and from St. Vincent de Paul Church at 10 AM. Linda was an employee of Carleton Technologies Inc. of Orchard Park.



SZAFRAN - Frank
12/6/1997

December 4, 1997, husband of Florence Szafran; father of Barbara (Paul) Sadler; brother of Regina (Henry) Kleparek, Sophie (Norman) Wasiewicz, Blanche Sturman, the late Felix, Michael, Edward (Eleanor) Szafran; brother-in-law of Eleanor Staszak; grandfather of Ellen Marie Sadler. The family will be present to receive friends Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at BEACH-TUYN FUNERAL HOME INC., 5541 Main St. at Cayuga Rd., Williamsville, where services will be held Monday at 8:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in S.S. Peter & Paul Church at 9 AM. Friends invited.



TANENBAUM - Rose E.
12/6/1997

December 4, 1997; wife of the late Benjamin; mother of Dr. Howard (Kate) Tanning of Pittsburg, PA; sister of Leon Daniel; grandmother of Hay Tanning and Pilar Lebovitz; great-grandmother of Isabel Lebovitz. Funeral services Monday 12 noon at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Delaware and Delavan Gate. Memorials made to Temple Beth Zion. Arrangements by the DELAWARE PARK MEMORIAL CHAPEL INC., Jay L. Mesnekoff, Director.



THORN - Eleanor K. (nee Keeffe)
12/7/1997

Of Kenmore; December 6, 1997; wife of the late Leonard J. Thorn; dear mother of Thomas L. Thorn of Syracuse and Katherine A. 'Kathy' (Kenneth J.) Kavanagh of North Tonawanda; also survived by six grandchildren. Friends may call at D. LAWRENCE GINNANE FUNERAL HOME, 3215 Delaware Ave., Kenmore Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where funeral will be held Tuesday at 9:15. Mass of Christian Burial from St. John Neumann Chapel of St. John the Baptist RC Church, Englewood Ave. near Belmont Tuesday at 9:45 AM. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery, Town of Tonawanda, NY.



TOKASZ - Frances (nee Zingier)
12/7/1997

December 3, 1997, beloved wife of the late Henry S. Tokasz; devoted mother of Stephen (Barbara) Tokasz; loving grandmother of Marie (John) Ziemniak, William (Marie) and Scott (Jo Ann) Tokasz; great-grandmother of three great-grandchildren. Mrs. Tokasz was a member of the East Clinton Homemakers. Funeral services were private. Interment St. Matthew's Cemetery. Arrangements by BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME, INC.



TOMCZAK - Thomas
12/6/1997

December 5, 1997 of 82 years, beloved husband of Stephanie (nee Figlewski) and the late Celia Napieralski; dear father of Barbara and Thomas (Barbara); stepfather of Daniel Mankowski and Patricia Connors; grandfather of Michele and Donna (Gregory) Mallery; great-grandfather of Brittny Mallery; stepgrandfather of 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; brother of Victoria Kornak and predeceased by brothers and sisters. Family and friends may call Sunday and Monday only 2-4 and 7-9 at ORLOWSKI-PIETSZAK FUNERAL HOME, 2400 William St. (897-2400) where services will be held Tuesday at 9:30 and at 10 AM at St. Josaphats Church. Thomas was a member of the Holy Name Society of the parish whose members will assemble Monday at 7:30 PM.



TRESP - Richard
12/7/1997

Of Clarence, November 30, 1997, son of the late Paul & Geraldine Tresp; cousin of Deanne (Gerald) Watroba. Memorial Services Monday, December 8 at 6 PM in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness, 6710 Main St., Williamsville. No prior visitations. Friends invited. Arrangement by EDWARD J. CICHON FUNERAL HOME.



TRZNADEL - Mary M. (Marcinkiewicz)
12/7/1997

December 6, 1997; beloved wife of the late Roman Trznadel; dear mother of the late Henry J. Trznadel and Raymond Nadel; mother-in-law of Alfreda Nadel; aunt of Bernice Matus. The family will be present to receive friends Tuesday morning from 8:30-9 AM at the SAUER-LYNETT AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 1933 Kensington Ave. (near Harlem Road) where funeral services will follow at 9 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial from Queen of Peace Church at 9:30.



ULRICH - John R. 'Ron'
12/7/1997

Of Clarence Center, NY December 5th, 1997 beloved husband of Norma (Hoehman); dearest father of Ronda (Scott) Smith, Richard (Sharon) and Roger (Cynthia); son of the late Charles and Marion (nee Hinchliff); brother of Lorraine Hynes, Melvyn (Lorraine) and Richard (Joan); also survived by 10 grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call Monday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the URBAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME INC., 5895 Goodrich Rd., Clarence Center. Mr. Ulrich was a member of Clarence Ctr. Volunteer Fire Co. In lieu of flowers memorials to Hospice Buffalo or St. Paul Lutheran Church, 7700 Goodrich Rd., Clarence Ctr. George A. Urban, Director.



WEITZ - Margaret C.
12/7/1997

In Cheektowaga, NY; December 5, 1997. Wife of the late Charles Weitz; mother of the late Robert W. Weitz; mother-in-law of Josephine Weitz; sister of Liz Malinowski, Florence Mitchel and the late Henrietta O'Brian, Lorraine Auricchio and Marion Malinowski. No prior visitation. Friends invited to a Mass of Christian Burial at Queen of Peace R.C. Church, Tuesday December 9 at 11 AM. Arrangements by RAPIN FUNERAL HOME, INC.



WILFROM - William J.
12/7/1997

December 4, 1997, brother of James (Mary Ann) Wilfrom, the late Robert (Ozzie) Wilfrom, Margaret (Raymond) Weishaar; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Family and friends may call Monday evening 7-9 PM at the MALZAN-BOUDREAU FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1520 Kensington Ave. (one block east of Eggert Rd.) 834-5606. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.



ZANGLE - Kenneth
12/7/1997

December 6, 1997, beloved husband of the late Anne Preziuso; dear father of Anita (Paul) Castricone and Gary (late Marie) Sosnowski; also survived by six grandchildren and two great grandchildren; brother of Pearl (late George) Brehm, Betty (Donald) Allein, the late Charles Zangle, Evelyn Beyer and Dorothy Francis. Friends received at the MICHAEL A. DIVINCENZO FUNERAL HOME, 1122 Lovejoy St, Sunday evening 7-9 and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock.



ZAWADZKI - Henry J.
12/6/1997

December 4, 1997, beloved brother of Dorothy Boris and the late Mary Konopczynski, Clara Lach, Leo, Stanley and Raymond Zawadzki; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 at G. BRIAN ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 8630 Transit Rd, E. Amherst (1 mile north of Maple Rd just past Klein Rd) where prayers will be offered Monday at 10 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Mary's RC Church (Swormville) at 10:30 AM. Henry was a WWII veteran and Past Commander and member of the American Legion.



ZEMBRYKI - Henry F.
12/7/1997

December 6, 1997; husband of Severine R. (nee Mish); father of Cynthia, Denise and Mark (Juliann); grandfather of Varo and Ana; brother of Raymond (Loretta), Jerome (Marie), Alfred, Natalie and the late Edwin Zembryki and Emily; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DOHN FUNERAL HOME, 143 Kenmore Ave. (near corner of Niagara Falls Blvd.). Funeral on Tuesday at St. Aloysius Church (Cleveland Dr., Cheektowaga). Friends invited. Please assemble at church. Interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be sent to the Greater Buffalo Memorial Society, Inc. or Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Arrangements by Frank Rubino Mortuary.



ZUEGE - Jean E. (nee Russ)
12/7/1997

December 6th, 1997 beloved wife of the late William J. Zuege; dear sister of Dorothy (William) Daly, Frank (Katie), James (Dolores), Raymon Russ and the late Evelyn Drush; also survived by nieces and nephews; sister-in-law of Ann Zuege and Genevieve Lauck. The family will receive friends at the C. MERTZ & SON FUNERAL HOME INC., 911 Englewood Ave. Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10:15 AM and a Mass fo Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Shrine or St. John Neumann Chapel at 10:45 AM. Jean was a member of the Ellwood Fire Co., State & Erie Co. Ladies Auxillary and a member of St. John the Baptist Neumann guild.


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