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ALDRIDGE - Nancy Ellen (nee Watson) 10/16/2001
October 14, 2001; at Age 40; dear mother of Sandra C. Aldridge; daughter of Virginia Ruehl Watson and the late Robert S. Watson; sister of Virginia M. (Tom) Wilson, Robert S. (Jrs.), Janet P., David C. (Darla) and the late Richard E. and Lawrence H. Watson; aunt of J. Thomas (Jutilia), Dr. Michael J. (Carmelita) and Brian C.D. Wilson; Sara J., Christopher M.S., Amanda M. and Robert D. Watson; great-aunt of John T. III, Joanne M. and Isabelle M. Wilson; also survived by many, aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call Wednesday 7-9 PM at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., where funeral service will be held Thursday morning at 11 o'clock. Friends invited. Family gratefully wishes memorials to the made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, WNY CHapter, 4245 Union Rd., Cheektowaga, NY 14225.

ANDERSON - Margaret C. 'Marge' 10/16/2001
Unexpectedly October 14, 2001, survived by five sisters in Jamestown. Friends may call at the JAMES E. GRACE FUNERAL HOME INC., 335 Ontario St, Wednesday 6-8 PM, where prayer services will immediately follow. Interment Jamestown, NY

ASTYK - Vincent S. 10/16/2001 October 15, 2001, beloved son of Donna (Harden) and Leon W. Astyk; dearest brother of Leon, Jr. (Holly) Astyk, Lt. Col. Lawrence W., USMC (Karen) Astyk, Mary Katherine (Dave) Comerford and Margaret (Joseph) McCall; also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Friends may call Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the REDDINGTON FUNERAL HOME, 657 Abbott Rd. (corner Red Jacket Pkwy.) where services will be held Thursday at time to be announced. Friends invited.

BARR - David W. 10/15/2001
October 14, 2001, age 91, of Toronto, in Amherst, NY, beloved husband of Irene (nee Sweeney); dear father of Joan (Dr. William) Mangan, James (Kim) Barr, Daniel (Sue) Barr and Nancy (James) Searle; dear grandfather of David (Martha), John (Ann), James and Brian Mangan, Laura Barr, Dina Searle, David and Caroline Barr; dear great-grandfather of seven great-grandchildren; dear brother of Isabel (Al) Rudrauff and the late Robert Barr. The family will be present Tuesday from 4-8 PM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5200 Sheridan Dr. (at Hopkins Rd.) where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 8:45 AM and from St. Gregory the Great Church at 9:30 AM. Memorials may be made to the Society for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Suite 515, 1838 Greene Tree Rd., Baltimore, MD 21208.

BEERS - Henry R. 10/16/2001 Of Buffalo, NY; October 15, 2001; beloved husband of Ernestine E. (nee Bremer) Beers; dearest father of Mark H. (Molly), Stephanie (Bruce Keleher), Jacqueline (Michael) Osuch and Kirk R. Beers; step-father of Sherrie Lenz; loving grandfather of Jacob Henry, Zachary, Lauren, Jessica, Meredith and Allyson; brother of Mable (Eugene) Woltz; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family will be present Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the HOY FUNERAL HOME INC., 3855 Seneca, St., West Seneca. Funeral services will be Friday morning, time and place to be announced. Friends invited.

BENTKOWSKI - Sonia B. (nee Kwapis) 10/16/2001
Of Cheektowaga, NY, October 14, 2001, wife of the late Benedict B. Bentkowski; dearest mother Norman F. (Barbara), Joseph G. Bentkowski and Carol (Barry) Kaye; fond grandmother of Daneen (Mark) Packard and two great-grandchildren; pre-deceased by brothers and sisters. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the PAUL A. KLOC BLOSSOM CHAPELS, INC., 4680 Clinton St. (cor. Borden Rd.) West Seneca (668-5666) where funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 9:15 and from St. Philip the Apostle Church at 10 o'clock. Friends are invited. Mrs. Bentkowski was a member of the Cheektowaga Senior Citizens. Sentiment may be expressed through a contribution to a charity of your choice in memory of Sonia B. Bentkowski.

BISKUP - Stella M. (nee Kuna) 'Blondie' 10/16/2001
Of Lackawanna, NY, October 14, 2001, beloved wife of the late Adam S. Biskup; dearest mother of Joanne (late Edwin) Bigaj and Thomas (Linda) Biskup; grandmother of Michael (Dawn) and Thomas Bigaj, and Melanie (Kenneth) Lesniowski; step-grandmother of Christopher (Debra) Jablonski and Andrew (Susan) Jablonski; great-grandmother of Erin Jablonski; sister of Lottie (late Walter) Urban and the late Thaddeus (Nancy) Kuna, Alice (Michael) Obstarczyk and Richard (late Dorothy) Kuna; also survived by nieces, nephews and other loving family members. Funeral services Thursday morning at 9:15 from the (new Blasdell/Lackawanna Chapel) JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME INC., 3450 South Park Ave., and at St. Barbara's Church at 10:00. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends invited. Mrs. Biskup was a member of St. Barbara's Rosary Society and Our Lady of Sacred Heart Seniors. Family present Tuesday 7-9 PM, and Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM.

BRESSETTE - Susan N. (nee Evarts) 10/15/2001
Of North Tonawanda, October 13, 2001, beloved wife of Donald W. Bressette; beloved mother of Christopher, Elizabeth and Jennifer Bressette; daughter of Edwin and Bernice Evarts; sister of Marie Evarts, Sally (Eric) Thom and James (Karen) Evarts. Friends may call Monday 7-9 and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 at the WATTENGEL FUNERAL HOME, 307 Oliver St., North Tonawanda where Funeral Services will be held Wednesday at 1 PM. Interment Acacia Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice.

CAPPELLO - Gerald F. 10/15/2001 Of Amherst, October 14, 2001, beloved husband of Eleanor (nee Caruana); dear father of Gerald (Karen) Cappello, Jr.; dear grandfather of Erin, Gerald and Matthew; brother of Julian and Joseph (Inga) Cappello. Friends received Tuesday 4-8 PM at the GRECO FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2909 Elmwood Ave. (near Sheridan Dr.) and are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Leo the Great Church, 885 Sweethome Rd. Amherst Wednesday at 9:30 AM (please assemble at church). Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials to Hospice Buffalo, Inc. appreciated. Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

COUTURE - Dolores M. (Weigand) 10/15/2001
October 13, 2001, beloved wife of the late Paul Couture; dear mother of Denise (John) Pietrobono, Shirley, Susan, Michael and Peggy Couture; grandmother of seven grandchildren; dear sister of Jeanette (late Norman) Wrigglesworth and Lorraine (late Henry) Bucholtz; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2480 Kensington where services will be held on Wednesday at 9:15 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Martin de Pores Church at 10:00 AM.

DAVIS - Marie A. 10/15/2001
October 14, 2001, of Grand Island. Wife of the late Walter E. Davis; mother of George (Barbara) and the late Ronald Davis; also survived by eight grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren; daughter of the late Joseph and Nena Smith; sister of the late Irma Sheldon. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the KAISER FUNERAL HOME, 1950 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island, where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 AM.

DOUGHERTY - Donna M. (Turnbull) 10/16/2001
At peace, October 14, 2001, age 77, mother of Susan Coho, Kevin (Nancy), Kenneth (Sarah) and Robert; also survived by brothers, a sister, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews. Private Memorial Service was held in Ellsworth, ME.

DUNWOODIE - William R. 10/14/2001 October 12, 2001, beloved husband of the late Agnes G. Gruenwald; dear father of Betty (Richard Tindell), Kathleen (John) Aman and Lawrence (Ellen) Dunwoodie; loving grandfather of Teresa, John, Andrew, LeeAnn, Jordan and Claire; brother of the late John (late Fran), late Eugene (JoAnne) and late Robert Dunwoodie. The family will be present at the MICHAEL A. DiVINCENZO FUNERAL HOME, 1122 Lovejoy St., Monday evening 7-9 PM and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Agnes Church, 194 Ludington St., Wednesday morning at 10 AM. Please assemble at Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Agnes Parish.

GEORGE - Barbara (nee Breidenstein) 10/14/2001
Of Virginia; formerly of Buffalo, NY; October 5, 2001; beloved wife of Sid; dearest mother of Keegan; loving daughter of James and Margaret Breidenstein; sister of Patti (Michael) DiPaolo, Mary (Peter) LaCongo, Robert (Lisa) and James (Darlene). Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial mass Wednesday at 9:30 AM from St. William's R.C. Church, 1 Arcade St., West Seneca, NY. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial donations to a trust fund for Keegan. Funeral arrangements by the COLONIAL MEMORIAL CHAPELS INC., 3003 South Park Ave., Lackawanna.

GOLYSKI - Stanley M. 10/16/2001 Of Kenmore, October 14, 2001, dear son of Stanley S. and Grace LaCongo Golyski; beloved bother of Stephen (Carol)Golyski, Robert G. Golyski; also survived by aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call at D. LAWRENCE GINNANE FUNERAL HOME, 3215 Delaware Ave., Kenmore Tuesday and Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where funeral will be held Thursday at 9 AM. Mass of Christian Burial from St. Andrew's R.C. Church at 9:30 AM. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorial contributions to St. Mary's School for the Deaf, 2253 Main St., Buffalo 14214. Stanley was a 30 year member of Communications Workers of America.

GRAFTON - James W. 'Chaindrive' 10/16/2001
September 9, 2001, formerly of West Seneca and Collins. Husband of Janis (Greutker) Grafton; father of James C. of Collins, Jodi L. Allshouse and Melanie M., both of Gowanda; grandfather of Amanda and James Allshouse and Michael A. Juliano III. Mr. Grafton, 59, served in the Air Force as a munitions technician from 1958-1964; he was employed by the Ford Stamping Plant for 29 years where he worked as a tool and die maker. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. If desired, contributions may be made in James's memory to Hospice Buffalo or Roswell Park Memorial Institute.

GRAMS - Sophie H. (Zynda) 10/15/2001
October 13, 2001, beloved wife of the late Clarence J. Grams; dear mother of Pamela (John) Ambrose and the late Patricia (Ralph) Casey; also survived by four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; sister of Henry and Emil Zynda and the late Dorothy Swierat. The family will be present at the MICHAEL A. DiVINCENZO FUNERAL HOME, 1122 Lovejoy St., Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at Visitation Church (cor. of Greene & Moreland Sts.) Wednesday morning at 9:30 AM. Please assemble at church. Flowers gratefully declined.

HORNING-SONG - Michael A. 10/15/2001
October 15, 2001, beloved son of Elizabeth Horning-Song (Dong) and M.Sgt. Richard Horning, USAF; grandson of the late Mary Gregory (Brainard) McMahon, Thomas McMahon, Sasen Song and Guangyang Fu; brother of the late Chen Song; nephew of Mary and Pat DeVincent, Kathryn M. Lew and Qing Song; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the ROBERTS & DENGLER FUNERAL HOME, 8630 Transit Rd., East Amherst, one mile north of Maple, where prayers will be offered Wednesday morning at 9:30, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Harris Hill Rd., at 10 AM. Memorials in Michael's memory may be made to the Carmelite Monastery, 75 Carmel Rd., Buffalo, NY 14214.

JANCZAK - Regina M. (nee Scheffs) 10/15/2001
October 13, 2001, of West Seneca, NY, wife of the late Bruno R. Janczak; dearest mother of Mary M. Janczak; sister of the late Gertrude Repetowski, Sophie Janulewicz and Helen Parlato; dear sister-in-law of Francis Janczak of Ellentown, FL; dear aunt of Paul (Kathy) Janulewicz and Monica (late Frank) Hackett; also survived by several great-nieces and nephews. Services Wednesday at 8:45 AM from the KAZMIERCZAK FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3640 Clinton St. (one block east of Union) and at St. Stanislaus Church at 9:30. Chapel hours on Monday from 7-9 PM, Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mrs. Janczak was a member of the Polish National Alliance.

JANKOWSKI - Edward A. 10/15/2001
October 13, 2001, beloved husband of Annette (nee Raimonde) Jankowski; beloved father of Edward T. (Madelene) and Anthony F. (Judith) Jankowski; grandfather of Isabella and Thomas; dear brother of Chester J. (Florence) Jankowski and the late Charlotte Nowak. The family will be present on Monday from 7-9 PM and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Delaware Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1132 Delaware Ave. (near W. Ferry) where funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 8:45 AM and from Annunciation Church at 9:30 AM.

JOZAK - Anthony 10/16/2001
October 15, 2001, of Orchard Park, NY, husband of the late Jeane Marie (nee Kotowenko) Jozak; father of Patrick, Michael (Kim) and Anthony Peter (Shirl) Jozak; grandfather of Kristian, Lacey and Jordan Jozak. Mr. Jozak was a retired crane operator at Bethlehem Steel Plant, Lackawanna. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by SMITH- WEISMANTEL FUNERAL HOME.

KLEIN - Marguerite M. (Engelhuber) 10/15/2001
Of Hamburg, NY, October 14, 2001, beloved wife of the late Edwin O. Klein; dearest mother of Richard (Janis), Daniel (Sharon) and the late James (Elaine) Klein; predeceased by brothers and sisters; also survived by five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at LOOMIS, OFFERS & LOOMIS INC., Hamburg Chapel, 207 Main St., where Funeral will be held Wednesday at 1:00 PM.

KOVACS - Irene (nee Biriky) 10/16/2001
Age 87, of the City of Tonawanda, unexpectedly, October 14, 2001, wife of Joseph Kovacs who died in 1983; mother of Joseph James Kovacs and Janice Irene Kovacs. Friends may call Wednesday only, 2-4 and 7-9 PM, at the JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME INC., 25 William St. (between Morgan and Broad Sts.), City of Tonawanda. Funeral services at Salem United Church of Christ, corner Main & Morgan Sts., City of Tonawanda, Thursday (October 18) at 11 AM. Friends invited. Memorial contributions may be made to Salem United Church of Christ.

KUBIK - Dorothy (Szymkowiak) 10/15/2001 Of Lancaster, October 13, 2001, beloved husband of the late Henry Kubik; devoted mother of Thomas (Michele) and Paul Kubik; loving grandmother of Megan, Jason, Michael and Amanda; dear mother-in-law of Primitiva (Todd) Powell. Visitation with family at the EDWARD J. CICHON FUNERAL HOME, 4929 Broadway, Depew, Monday 7-9 and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial in SS. Peter & Paul Church, 66 Burlington Ave., Depew. (Please assemble at church). Mrs. Kubik was a member of Twin Village VFW Post #463 and American Legion Post #1528.

KUHN - Vincent R. 'Zipp' 10/15/2001 Age 81, of the City of Tonawanda, October 13, 2001 after a long illness. Born on January 23, 1920 in Tonawanda. He was the son of the late Fred F. and Marie (nee Kohler) Kuhn and was a most loving and caring husband to Jane A. (nee Vaaler) Kuhn who died on February 24, 1983. They had been married for 35 years. He was also the proud father of the late Robert V. Kuhn. He will be loved and sadly missed always by his daughter, Cynthia Jane Zelie and was the proud and loving grandfather of Kendra Jean and Amy Jean Zelie and Rachael Jane Kuhn; brother of Mary (late Dr. William) Kneer, Allan (Lorraine) Kuhn and Frederick (Marie) Kuhn; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 at JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 25 William St. (between Morgan & Broad Sts.), City of Tonawanda where services will be conducted at 9:30 AM Wednesday. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials are preferred to Tonawandas' Post 264 American Legion or to DeGraff Skilled Nursing Facility.

KWIATKOWSKI - Henrietta B. 10/16/2001
(nee Buchalski) October 15, 2001, of Lancaster, NY, beloved wife of the late Raymond J.; dearest mother of Bonnie (Zachary) Kramer and Nancy (Eric) Stoerr; loving grandmother of Kevin, Keith, Sarah; sister of Genevieve (Jerome) Nowicki, late Leon (late Florence), Thadeus (Dorothy), late Arthur, Florence (late Stanley) Rusinek, Dorothy (Eugene) Kuczka, Mary (late Alfred) Dominiak and late Joseph (Bernadette) Buchalski; sister-in-law of Emily Kwiatkowski; dear friend of Joseph Mandilas; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial Mass at St. Andrew's Church, Sloan, NY, Thursday at 9:30 AM. No prior visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME.

LEWIS - William G. 10/16/2001 October 14, 2001 of Buffalo, NY, husband of the late Florence (Pyszczynski) Lewis; dearest father of Douglas G. (Debra), Jeffrey T. (Roberta) and the late Gregory Lewis; fond grandfather of Katelyn, Meagan and Gabrielle; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Calls may be made at the KAZMIERCZAK FUNERAL HOME INC.,, 3640 Clinton St. (1 block east of Union) on Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM where prayer services will be held at 8:30 PM that night. Interment at the convenience of the family. Mr. Lewis was a Navy veteran of WWII, a member of Hank Nowak Amvets Post 45 and L.I.U.N.A. Local 210.

MAJKA - Eleanor (nee Machniak) 10/16/2001
October 15, 2001 of North Tonawanda; wife of the late Stanley P. Majka; mother of Robert S. Majka and James L. (Rita) Majka; grandmother of Kate, James and Ryan; sister of Edwin (Millie) Machniak, Mary Szostak and Jane Preventowski; sister-in-law of Frances Nowak; also many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the COLUCCI FUNERAL HOME, 652 Oliver St, North Tonawanda, where funeral services will be held Thursday at 10:30 AM and in Our Lady of Czestochowa RC Church at 11 AM. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

McDONALD - Edmund E. 'Gene' 10/16/2001 October 14, 2001 of Buffalo, NY; beloved husband of Bernice E. (McQuillan) (Lombardo); dearest father of Michael (Melissa) Lombardo of Connecticut, Patrick (Marlene) McDonald of Buffalo, and Kevin (Betty) McDonald of California; brother of the late Emily, Raymond, and Clyde (late Millie) McDonald; also survived by seven grandchildren, two great grandchild, and many nieces and nephews. The family will be present to receive friends on Tuesday from 7-9 and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 at the South Buffalo Chapel of the JOSEPH K. QUINN FUNERAL HOME INC, 192 Abbott Rd. (near Southside Pkwy) where funeral services will be held on Thursday morning at 8:45 and followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Joseph's Cathedral at 9:30. Friends invited. Mr. McDonald was a veteran of WW2, a member of the Buffalo Irish Center, and a retired Erie County Deputy Sheriff. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.

MICHALSKI - Anne M. (nee Montesano) 10/16/2001
Of Lakeland, FL., formerly of Cheektowaga, NY, October 14, 2001, beloved wife of the late Matthew W. Michalski; dearest mother of Patricia (William) Schaubel of St. Catherine's, OT., Canada and Judith (Paul) Augustyn; fond grandmother of 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren; sister of the late Joseph (late Rose) Montesano, Mary Collins, Sara Young, Cosmo (late Marie) Montesano and Molly (Frank) Testa. Friends may call Tuesday and Wednesday 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 Thursday morning at 8:45 AM and from Annunciation R.C. Church at 9:30 o'clock. Friends invited. Anne was an avid golfer and loved square dancing.

OPAL - Gloria J. (nee Mangione) 10/16/2001
October 14, 2001, of Shreveport, LA, formerly of East Aurora, NY, beloved wife of Ronald D. Opal; mother of Louis (Ann Marie) Saad III, Cynthia (Daniel) Johnson and Sandra (Richard) Dalton; grandmother of Brandon, Alexander, Colin, Ryan Daniel, Jason and Nathan; sister of John, Raymond (Bonnie), Joseph (Christine), Kenneth Mangione, Joanne (Sanford) Reback and Christine (Michael) Edditington. Friends may call 2-4 & 7-9 Wednesday from KENNETH HOWE FUNERAL HOME 64 Maple St., East Aurora, NY, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be held 9 AM Thursday from Immaculate Conception R.C. Church. Flowers graciously accepted. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Buffalo Inc.

REDICK - Shirley M. (nee Ouderkirk) 10/15/2001
Age 77, of the City of Tonawanda, October 12, 2001 after a brief illness, wife of the late Robert A. Redick; mother of Thomas L. Redick and Alice M. Redick; grandmother of Michael, Robert and Richard Redick; sister of Dial (Sally) Draffin and the late Homer Draffin; dearest companion of Harold Donner; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Monday from 7-9 and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 at JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 25 William St. (between Morgan & Broad Sts.), City of Tonawanda. Funeral Services will be conducted at Tonawanda Free Methodist Church, 207 Grove St., City of Tonawanda, Wednesday (October 17) at 11 AM. Friends invited. Memorials may be made to Tonawanda Free Methodist Church.

RISIUS - Dolores E. (nee Wanat) 10/16/2001
Age 76, of North Tonawanda, October 12, 2001, at DeGraff Memorial Hospital, beloved wife of Eugene D. Risius of North Tonawanda; loving mother of Barbara Glavin of East Aurora and James Risius of North Tonawanda. No prior visitation. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass on Thursday, October 18, 2001, at St. Albert the Great R.C. Church at 10 AM. The Rev. Msgr. Edward T. Fisher officiating. Private interment services will follow at Acacia Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Foundation. Mrs. Risius was a member of St. Albert the Great R.C. Church. Arrangements by the BRUNNER FUNERAL HOME.

RYAN - Irene D. (nee Grimes) 10/15/2001
October 14, 2001, age 80, beloved wife of the late Barney Ryan; dear mother of Kathleen (John) Hook, Bernard (Lisa) Ryan and the late Patricia Lynn Ryan; grandmother of Dena Ryan, Erynn Hook, Lyndsey Hook and Bernard Ryan, Jr.; sister of Mildred Parker, Johnny Grimes and the late Howard Grimes and Tommy Grimes; also survived by nieces and nephews. The family will be present to receive friends Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2600 Sheridan Dr. (cor. Parker Blvd.) where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 8:00 AM and at SS. Peter & Paul Church (Williamsville) at 9:00 AM. Friends invited.

SCOTT - Joyce S. 10/16/2001
Suddenly, October 11, 2001. The family will receive friends Thursday 10 AM at Gethsemane Baptist Church, 55 Grape St., where funeral services will follow at 11 AM. Interment St. Matthew's Cemetery. Arrangements by THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME, INC.

SOBUS - Anna (nee Kopec) 10/16/2001
October 13, 2001; beloved wife of the late Stanley; dearest sister of Mary Pankiewicz, Stanley (Mary) Kopec and predeceased by a sister and 3 brothers; also survived by loving nieces and nephews. Family will be present Tuesday 7-9 and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the PIETSZAK FUNERAL HOME, 806 Clinton Street ( 852-4499), where services will be held Thursday at 9:45 and at Holy Apostles SS. Peter and Paul Church at 10 AM.

SORRENTINO - Emilia M. 'Meachie' 10/15/2001
October 14, 2001, beloved wife of the late Paul Sorrentino; dearest mother of Deborah (William Schaefer) Wagner and Paul (Joyce) Sorrentino; loving grandmother of Sarah, Stephanie and Douglas Wagner and Danielle (Gregory) McNamara. The family will be present Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Cleveland Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 569 Cleveland Dr., here funeral services will be held Wednesday at 8:30 AM and from Mother of Divine Grace Church at 9:00 AM. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, WNY Chapter, 462 Evans, Williamsville, NY 14221.

TUBINIS - Rita (nee Dembski) 10/15/2001
Of Buffalo, NY, October 14, 2001, beloved wife of the late Anthony W.; dearest mother of Anthony Jr., Jane and Paul Glodowski and Daniel; grandmother of Amanda Jane Glodowski. Services from the URBAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 188 Clark St., Buffalo, NY, Wednesday morning at 9 AM and from St. Adalbert's Basilica at 9:30 AM. Visitation Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.

VACARRO - Gertrude (nee Jablonski) 10/16/2001
October 15, 2001, beloved wife of James D. Vaccaro; dear mother of Robert M. (Anna) Vaccaro, Barbara (Lou) Puleri, James R. (Barbara) Vaccaro and Susan A. (Dennis) Gilhooley; grandmother of Robert, Maria, Nicholas, Steven, Amanda and Jacyln; sister of Francis 'Kelly' (Terry) Jablonski, Lorraine (Vince) Szymanski, Theresa (Hank) Shalik, Rosie Piechocki, Gerry Niemczal and the late Mary, Emil, Robert and Conrad. The family will be present to receive friends Tuesday from 7-9 PM and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 2600 Sheridan Dr. (at Parker Blvd.) where funeral services will be held Thursday at 8:45 AM and from St. Margaret's Church at 9:30 AM. If desired contributions may be made in Mrs. Vaccaro's memory to Hospice Foundation.

VASBINDER - M. Patricia 10/15/2001
October 13, 2001, beloved wife of the late Verdun V. Vasbinder; dear mother of Marcia A. (Norman) Goldberg and Nancy E. (James) Shirley; also survived by six grandchildren; sister of the late John E. and Rev. Paul V. Durkin; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 at DENGLER FUNERAL HOME, 2070 Eggert Rd. where prayers will be offered Wednesday at 9:15 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Mark's Church at 10 AM. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

VASTOLA - Mary D. (nee DiDomenico) 10/16/2001
October 15, 2001; beloved wife of the late Ralph J. Vastola; dearest mother of Ralph S. (Sally), Joseph A. (Karen), Anthony P. Vastola, and Paula M. (late Raymond) Gerspach; loving grandmother of Lisa (Joel) Damiani, Joseph A. (Courtney) Jr., Julie M., Christina M., and Gina Marie Vastola; sister of Geraldine (Anthony) Tomasello, Theresa Gay, Paul (Nancy) DiDomenico, Theordora 'Teddy' (William) LoPatriello, and the late Joseph DiDomenico; sister-in-law of Dora DiDomenico; also survived by nieces and nephews. The family will be present on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Cleveland Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 569 Cleveland Dr., where funeral services will be held Thursday at 9:30 AM and from Infant of Prague Church at 10 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired memorials may be made to the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, P.O. Box 631, Buffalo NY 14240.

WAGNER - Margaret (nee Bloxham) 10/15/2001
October 14, 2001, beloved wife of the late Richard B. Wagner, Sr.; dear mother of Richard B. (Nanette) Wagner, Jr. and Christopher P. (Beth) Wagner; grandmother of Richard B. Wagner, III and Jamie May Wagner; step-grandmother of Brittany Rose Cavar; sister of Ann Schickluna of East Lansing, MI. The family will be present on Tuesday from 7-9 PM and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Urban-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 3645 Genesee St. where funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 AM. Friends invited.

WALKER - Stanley F. 10/16/2001 Of Springville, NY , October 14, 2001, husband of Martha K. Walker (nee Belscher); father of Dianne P. (Robert) Enright, JoAnn M. DeCourcey, Virginia L. (William) Forse, Ilona (Heinz) Proetel and the late Stanley F. Walker Jr.; grandfather of Sean, Danielle, Eric, Brian, Scott, Ryan, Sarah, Manuela, Anja and Andreas; great-grandfather of Corey and Anthony Pepero. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at SMITH-WEISMANTEL FUNERAL HOME INC., 271 E. Main St., Springville, NY where funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 11 AM. Mr. Walker retired from Peerless Winsmith, Springville and was active in the Springville Volunteer Fire Department, the Springville Baptist Church and past commander of both the Felton Burns VFW Post 5260 and American Legion Concord Post 431.

ZOYHOFSKI - Bernard 10/16/2001
October 15, 2001 of Williamsville, NY. Beloved husband of Gertrude (nee Diebold) Crysler and the late Dorothy (nee Gasiuk); son of the late Joseph and Helen (nee Sobol) Zoyhofski; brother of Robert (Alice), Diana (Thomas) Golombek, Joan (John) Matwijkow and the late Sister Mary LaSalette CSSF, Gerald, Daniel and Joseph (Maria); brother in law of Richard (Mary Ellen) Gasiuk and William (Catherine) Flanagan; dearest friend of Sister Mary Angelica, Sister Rosemarie, Sister Frances and the Felician Sisters; also survived by nieces and nephews. Services from the COLONIAL MEMORIAL CHAPELS, INC., 3003 South Park Ave., Lackawanna, NY, Thursday morning at 9:00 and from St. Martin of Tours Church at 9:30. Mr. Zoyhofski was a member of Col. Webber Post #898, American Legion Harry Clifton Post #60 and Bison Rod and Gun Club. Visitation Wednesday only 2-4 and 7-9 PM.


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