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Miscellaneous Erie County, New York Obituaries

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BARRETT - Dechantal M.
12/13/1997

December 12, 1997, daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (McHugh) Barrett; former guardian and loving aunt of Thomas H. (Linda), Joseph P. (Jean Ruggles), Peter F. (late Margaret) and Austin G. (Sally) Smith; dear sister of William G. Barrett, Mary A. (late Matthew H.) Gallagher, Cy (Jane) Barrett and the late John J. Barrett, Margaret C. Solly, Thomas A. Barrett, Dorothy E. Smith and Gerald F. (Ruth) Barrett; survived by three generations of nieces and nephews. Friends received on Saturday and Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM, at the NIGHTENGALE FUNERAL HOME, 1884 South Park Ave. (near Tifft), where services will be held on Monday morning at 8:45, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Ambrose Church at 9:30. Friends invited. Dee was a member of the Rosary & Altar Society and Senior Citizens of St. Ambrose Church, and OLV Legion of Mary. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Ambrose Building Fund would be appreciated. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.



BRATEK - Jane E. (nee Beres)
12/13/1997

Of Blasdell, NY, suddenly December 9, 1997, beloved wife of Walter F. Bratek; dearest mother of James, Barbara (Emil) Stuchal and Paul (Camille); loving Nana of Rebecca and Rachel Bratek; sister of Mary (late Nicholas) Marich, Chester (Mary), Edwin (Lorraine), Norbert (Elaine) and the late Valentine (Josephine) and Theodore (Rita) Beres; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial mass Monday, December 15 at 9:30 at Our Mother of Good Counsel Church. No prior visitation. Mrs. Bratek was a member of the St. Joseph Mission Club and the Altar and Rosary Society. Arrangements by the JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME INC.



CONNOR - Susanne M. (nee Hughes)
12/13/1997

Of Lackwanna, NY, entered into rest December 11, 1997. Beloved mother of Cheri Lee (Edwin) Altemoos and Robert (Melanie) Connor; cherished grandmother of Christian, Joshua, Elisabeth and Aaron; loving daughter of the late Donald and Helen (nee Tanyi) Hughes; dear sister of Kenneth (Carol 'Sue') Hughes, Robert Hughes and the late Donald Hughes; also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Southtowns Chapel), 3060 Abbott Rd. near Lake Ave. on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A funeral service will be held on Monday morning in the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church, 3210 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park at 10 o'clock. Interment Lakeside Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined.



CUSTODI - Donald J.
12/13/1997

December 11, 1997; survived by Patricia Custodi; dear father of Patti (Brad), Donald Jr., Michelle, Gino Custodi; grandfather of Brandon, Justin, Bradley, Brittany, Matthew, Andrew; brother of Frances (Salvatore) Carafice, Nicholas (Barbara) Custodi; dear friend of Gary Lee Carrier. Friends may call at the BURY & ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 3070 Delaware Ave., Saturday 7-9 and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Monday morning at 9:30 at Holy Angels R.C. Church (348 Porter Ave.). Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to A.C.S. 206 S. Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, NY 14222.



DEINHART - Charles J.
12/13/1997

Entered into rest, December 12, 1997, beloved husband of Regina H. (Wolff) Deinhart; devoted father of David (Joan) Deinhart; cherished grandfather of Diane (Steven) Bianchi, Paula (John) Carver, Mark (Diane) and Gregg Deinhart; fond great-grandfather of Brian, Matthew, Madeline, Jordan, Lydia, Charles and Gabriella; dear brother of Julia Lauffenburger, Sr. Juliana Deinhart and the late Clarence, Fred J., Franklin, Clarita O'Connor, Eileen, Theresa and Joseph; also survived by nieces; nephews and cousins. Friends may call Saturday 7-9, Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 at LOOMIS OFFERS & LOOMIS, INC., Memorial Chapel, 1820 Seneca St. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Thomas Aquinas Church Monday at 11 AM. Friends invited.



DOBOZIN - Norma
12/12/1997

December 11, 1997; wife of the late Julius L.; mother of Diane (Elie) Amar of NYC, and Dr. Bruce (Devorah) Dobozin of NYC, sister of Herman Ragoven; grandmother of Jodi, Rachel and David Amar. Funeral service will be held Sunday 12 non at the DELAWARE PARK MEMORIAL CHAPEL, INC, 2141 Delaware Ave, Jay L. Mesnekoff Director. Flowers gratefully declined



DOUGLAS - Donald H., Sr.
12/13/1997

December 10, 1997. Beloved husband of the late Carolyn (nee Lehman); dearest father of Donald H. Jr., Daryl, Jeffrey and the late Donna Douglas; son of Myrtle (Peggy Douglas Barnes) and the late Hugh Douglas; brother of Beth Cummings of Arizona. The family will be present Saturday from 7-9 PM and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Urban-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 1024 French Rd. (west of Borden Rd.), where funeral services will be held Monday at 10 AM. Friends invited. Mr. Douglas was a 23 year veteran of the US Air Force.



DUMINUCO - Carrie Cacciato
12/13/1997

December 3, 1997 of Angola, NY in St. Petersburg, FL, wife of the late Louis Duminuco; beloved mother of Thomas C. (Millie), Louis J., and the late Angelo (Eleanor) Duminuco; also survived by several grand and great-grandchildren; sister of the late Angeline Sciandra and Rose Haldemen; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to attend a memorial mass Monday, December 15 at 10 AM in St. Anthony's Church, Farnham, NY. Flowers gratefully declined. Arrangements by the HEIMBURG-ADDISON FUNERAL HOME.



EVERSON - Alma F. (O'Connor)
12/12/1997

December 11, 1997; beloved wife of John; dear mother of Linda Hutten (Larry Jenkin), Craig (Donna) Everson, Mark (Marguerite) Everson; grandmother of Kimberly (Steven) Kenworthy, Kristine, Lisa, Daniel and Michael Everson; sister of James O'Connor, Peggy (James) Liable, Lorraine (late Harry) Lazelle, John (late Mary) O'Connor, Janet (William) Haen; survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the JAMES E. GRACE FUNERAL HOME INC., 335 Ontario Street Saturday from 7-9 and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where funeral services will be held Monday at 9 AM and in St. John the Baptist Church, Hertel Ave. at 9:30. Alma was a member of St. John the Baptist Altar and Rosary Society and active with their Grand Prix and many other church functions. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association or the McAuley Residence.



FRANKLIN - James W.
12/13/1997

December 11, 1997 of Holland, NY; husband of the late Gertrude Lynn Franklin; father of Wilson (Clara), Mildred Sharpe (Paul) and Janis Puszert (Richard); brother of Allie (Betty) and Isabel Wheaton; also survived by 9 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-granddaughter and many nieces and nephews; dear friend of the late Madeline Roth. Friends may call Saturday 7-9 PM and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the KENNETH HOWE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 64 Maple St., East Aurora, NY. Lawrence T. Howe Director where services will be held Monday at 10 AM. Friends are invited. Interment in Holland Cemetery will be private. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the Chaffee Sardinia Fire Co. or Holland Fire Co.



GALLAGHER - Kathleen C. (nee Crotty)
12/13/1997

December 11, 1997, of South Buffalo, resided at Fiddlers Green Manor in Springville, NY, wife of the late Francis J. Gallagher; mother of John of Port Orchard, WA, Mary E. of Fayette City, PA, the late David F. and the late Rosemary; grandmother of seven and great-grandmother of three. Mrs. Gallagher was a member of St. Martin's Church. A Mass will be offered at St. Martin's on January 21, 1997. Memorials may be made to St. Martin's Church, 1140 Abbott Rd., Buffalo, NY 14220.



GANNON - Sharon K. (nee Keene)
12/12/1997

December 10, 1997, of West Seneca, NY, loving wife of Paul M.; beloved mother of Adam M. Gannon; daughter of Jack and Mary Lou Keene of Michigan; sister of Terry (Debbie) and Kevin (Tara) Keene, both of Michigan. Family and friends may call Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 at the HOY FUNERAL HOME INC., 3855 Seneca St, West Seneca, where prayers will be said Monday at 8:45 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from Our Lady of Victory Basilica at 9:30. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation.



GIBBS - Daniel Henry I
12/12/1997

Of Tonawanda, NY; December 10, 1997; beloved son of Esther (Zimmerman) and the late Lawrence Gibbs; dear step-son of Paul Thornbury; dear brother of Mary, Lawrence (Tonie) Gibbs, Betsy (John) Oshirak, Michael Gibbs, David (Donna), Gene (Suelynn) Gibbs and the late Charles Gibbs; loving friend of Arnette Rauh; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. No prior visitation. Friends may call at the JOSEPH SPANO & SONS FUNERAL HOME INC., 473 Niagara St. where prayers services will be held Saturday at 3:15 PM. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations may be made to the American Heart Fund.



JANIK - John J.
12/13/1997

December 12, 1997. Services were held privatly at the convenience of the family. Arranged by the James W. Cannan Funeral Home, Inc.



JAROCINSKI - Walter A.
12/13/1997

December 10, 1997; of Sloan, NY; beloved husband of the late Helen (Cur); loving son of Irene and the late Edward Jarocinski; brother of Theresa (George) Janczak; son-in-law of Beatrice Cur; survived by nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass Saturday, December 20 at St. Andrew's Church, Crocker St. Sloan, NY at 9 AM. Mr. Jarocinski was a veteran of the Vietnam War, past commander of the Sloan Memorial VFW Post and retiree of Harrison Radiator. Arrangements by the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME.



KAMP - John Clifford 'Cliff'
12/12/1997

Age 91 of Williamsville, NY, entered into rest December 11, 1997, beloved husband of Sylvia (nee Schenback) Kamp. No calling hours or services. Flowers declined. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. John, formerly of Flint, MI worked for General Motors as a Civil Engineer, came to Buffalo and worked for Wurlitzer for 37 years, retiring in 1973. Arrangements by BERNHARDT FUNERAL HOME, Akron ( 542-9522)



KOPERA - Joseph R.
12/13/1997

December 12, 1997 of Cheektowaga, NY; beloved husband of Charlotte A. (nee) Trzaska; dearest father of John; brother of Pearl (late Henry) Hycner and Clara (Edward) Swiatek; survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present to receive relatives and friends Saturday 7-9 PM and Sunday 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 Monday at 9:30 AM and from St. John Gualbert's Church at 10 AM. Interment St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Mr. Kopera was a veteran of WWII and retiree of Dunlop Tire.



KUS - Stanley P.
12/13/1997

December 12, 1997, beloved husband of Dolores (nee Cieslewicz); devoted father of Holly (Gary) Jarmusz; dearest grandfather of Jenille, Taylor and Tina; brother of Theodore (Susan), Raymond (June) and Ronald (Regina) Kus; brother-in-law of Matthew (Alice) Chesal; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the ORLOWSKI-PIETSZAK FUNERAL HOME, 2400 William St. (897-2400) where services will be held Monday at 9:30 AM and at St. Josaphat Church at 10 AM. Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.



LICHTENSTEIN - Dorothy
12/12/1997

December 11, 1997, wife of the late Julius; mother of Evelyn (Sam) Wakshull, William C. (Beverly) Parker and Claire E. Zweibach; also survived by ten grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Sunday 10 AM from the DELAWARE PARK MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 2141 Delaware Ave. Jay L. Mesnekoff, Director. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials made to Hospice Buffalo Inc.



LOWE - Edwin W.
12/13/1997

December 10th, 1997 father of Brian Lowe; son of Walter and Rose Lowe; also survived by two sisters Karen Lowe, Linda (Gerald) Corbett and one brother Darrell Lowe. Wake Monday 11 AM, funeral 12 noon at PROVIDENCE MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1275 Sycamore St.



MAIN - Joan Katherine (Helbling)
12/13/1997

December 11, 1997, beloved wife of Theron Main; devoted mother of Theron (Kathy) Main of Brockport, Thomas (Jeanene) Main of Lockport, Teresa Main of Lockport, Tracy (Jackie) of Honeoye Falls, Tod (Crystal) Main of Lockport, Ted (Patti) Main of Pendleton, Duane (Roseann) Main of Liverpool, Daniel Main of Wilson and the late Timothy Main; loving grandmother of 14 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews; sister of Diane (Joe) Smith of Lockport, Julius (Theresa) Helbling of Rochester and the late Fay Huntington. Friends may call Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at PRUDDEN AND KANDT FUNERAL HOME, 242 Genesee Street, where funeral services will be held Monday morning at 9:30 and 10 in St. Patrick's Church. Interment in Cold Spring Cemetery. Memorials to Mercy Flight or Newfane Inter Community Memorial Hospital would be appreciated.



MALEK - Joseph
12/12/1997

December 11, 1997; husband of Lois (nee Rickler); father of Sharon (Steven) Jacobs and Dr. Marvin Malek of Albany, NY; brother of Emanuel Malin, Robert Malek and Sylvia Berger; grandfather of Greta, Andrea and Mark Jacobs. Funeral services will be held Sunday 2 PM at the DELAWARE PARK MEMORIAL CHAPEL, INC, 2141 Delaware Ave., Jay L. Mesneoff Director. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials made to Camp Ramah Scholarship Fund, c/o Temple Beth EL or the American Heart Association. A Period of Mourning will be observed Sunday evening through Thursday evening at the Jacobs residence.



McCAFFREY - Francis M.
12/13/1997

December 11, 1997, husband of Dorothy L. (Trapp); father of Donald (Sandra), Thomas, Joseph P. (Linda); also survived by five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; brother of Ellen Ash. Friends may call Sunday only 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 Monday at 9 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Benedict's Church at 9:30. Friends invited.



MORENO - Constance J. (nee Oglialoro)
12/13/1997

December 11, 1997, beloved wife of Joseph F. Moreno, Sr.; devoted mother of Susan M. and Rev. Joseph F. Moreno, Jr.; loving grandmother of Christina Moreno; sister of Anne (late Philip) Lafornara, Helen (Angelo) Fatta, the late Josephine (late Nicholas) Quintilone, Mary (late Ben) Indelicato, Rose (late Mike) Gerace, Jeanette (late Santi) Ortaloni and Sylvia (late Anthony) Caso; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family present to receive friends Saturday evening from 7-9 and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 at the PERNA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1306 Hertel Ave. (near Colvin Ave). where funeral services will be held Monday at 9:45 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by her son, Rev. Joseph Moreno at St. Margaret's Church at 10:30 AM. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Francis Nursing Home, 2787 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14214.



NELSON - Emery L.
12/13/1997

December 12, 1997, husband of Alda C.; brother of Helen Phillips and the late Paul F. and Alfred; survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the JAMES E. GRACE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 335 Ontario St., Monday 11 AM-1 PM, where Funeral Services will immediately follow. Interment private. Emery was a member of CWA, Pioneers and a retiree of Western Electric.



O'BRIEN - Matthew J. M.D.
12/13/1997

December 12, 1997; beloved husband of Mary Frances 'Sis' O'Brien; dear father of Dr. Matthew J. Jr. (Joan), Maureen (Thomas) Chesson, Michael (Lanie), Molly (Stanley) Wydro, Mark (Bunny) and Dr. Mary Jo (Dennis) McDonell; also survived by fifteen grandchildren; brother of Grace Gannon, Francis X. (Margaret) and the late Daniel, Mary Brennan, John and Rosemary O'Brien. Friends may call Sunday 4-8 PM at the GEORGE J. ROBERTS & SONS, 2400 Main St. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Joseph's Cathedral Monday at 9:30 AM. Flowers gratefully declined.



O'HARA - Frank J.
12/13/1997

December 12, 1997, of Hamburg, formerly of Choate Ave., husband of the late Patricia (Hoffman) O'Hara; devoted father of William (Ellen), Mary (Jack) Dinan, Joanne (Gene) Schneck, Frank P., Beth (Mark) Seymour, Peter (Sandie), Donna (Dennis) Kurtz, Karen Pieri, James and the late Timothy O'Hara; brother of Donald (Helen) O'Hora, Richard (late Loretta) and the late John O'Hara; brother-in-law of Eleanor O'Hara and Sr. Saint William, G.N.S.H.; also survived by 21 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral from the CHAS. F. McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 982 Abbott Rd. Tuesday at 9:15 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Grace R.C. Church, Woodlawn, NY at 10 AM. Friends may call Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Memorials may be made to The American Diabetes Association in lieu of flowers.



PATTI - Sarah J. (nee Camilleri)
12/13/1997

December 12, 1997; beloved wife of the late Samuel J. Patti; dearest mother of Theodore F. (Roberta), Joseph J. (Linda) and Diane (Brian) Langlands; dear grandmother of Sylvia Moore, Lydia Mueller, Elyse Patti, Gabriel Patti and the late Theodore Patti Jr.; great-grandmother of Iris, Theodore, Wesley and Jessica; sister of Samuel (Camilla) Camilleri, Josephine Sicurella, Mary Rindfleisch, Carmella (Lawrence) Hisel and the late Steven Camilleri; also survived by nieces and nephews. The family will be present Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Cleveland Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 569 Cleveland Dr. where funeral services will be held Monday at 9:30 AM and from Infant of Prague Church at 10 AM. Friends invited.



POTOSKY - Edith Smith
12/12/1997

December 12, 1997, wife of the late Philip; mother of Donald P. (Sandra) Sheldon and Rosalie Potosky; sister of Ann Kassirer, Belle Smith and the late Fanny Zander; grandmother of James, Alan (Angie) and Jill Sheldon; great-grandmother of Samantha and Elyse Sheldon. Funeral services will be held Sunday 3:30 PM at the DELAWARE PARK MEMORIAL CHAPEL INC. 2141 Delaware Ave. Jay L. Mesnekoff, Director. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials made to the Jewish Center of Greater Buffalo. A period mourning will be observed Sunday evening through Tuesday evening at the Sheldon residence.



PRUTSMAN - Eileen E.
12/13/1997

December 11, 1997, mother of Clair (Carol), Richard (Catherine), Roger, James Jr. (Susan), Gerald, Peter, Mark and Jean Prutsman; survived by 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, sister of Vincent Gaughan and Margarette Salzmann; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the BABBITT & EASTON FUNERAL HOME, 7 North Main St., Franklinville, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, December 15 at 11 AM in Holy Family Church of Machias. Burial in Maple Grove Cemetery.



REICH - Richard H.
12/13/1997

December 12, 1997. Husband of Frances Yule Reich; father of Tina L. and Margaret C. Reich, Paula McDonald and Sue Astrup; grandfather of Keith McDonald, Anthony and Jennifer Astrup; brother of Kenneth Reich and the late Charles Reich, Marjorie Ahr and Betty Harter; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call Saturday 7-9 PM, Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DENGLER FUNERAL HOME, 2070 Eggert Rd. (between Niagara Falls Blvd. and North Bailey) where funeral services will be held Monday morning at 11 AM. Mr. Reich was a retired Amherst Police Officer and a member of the Amherst Masonic Lodge #981, under whose auspices a Masonic Service will be held Sunday evening at 7.



ROGERS - Marsha J. (McWherter)
12/13/1997

Suddenly, of Buffalo, NY, December 9, 1997, beloved wife of Kim Rogers; loving mother of Joseph, Ian, Kristen Rogers, Debra Smith and Katherine Ufland; survived by many brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and cousins; cherished grandmother of Ayla, Alyssa, Michael, Jacklyn and Baby Rogers. The family will be present to received friends on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9, at the RAY O'CONNELL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2286 South Park Ave., where funeral will be held Monday morning at 8:45, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Thomas Aquinas Church at 9:30. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.



ROHRING - Lorraine O. (nee Thomann)
12/13/1997

December 11, 1997 of the Town of Tonawanda, beloved wife of 43 years to Donald W. Rohring; dear mother of Marleen (John) Rein, David (Kathleen) of Atlanta, GA, Denise (Michael) Johnston of Jacksonville Beach, FL and Gerald (Suzanne) Rohring of Loganville, GA; sister of Dennis (Louise) Thomann, Deacon Bernard (June) Thomann, Virginia (George) Hall, Mary Ann Roland and the late Joseph Thomann; grandmother of six grandchildren; loving aunt of numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the C. MERTZ AND 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 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Christopher's Church at 10 AM.



SANDINO - Rose M.
12/13/1997

of Buffalo, NY, entered into rest December 12, 1997. Beloved wife of the late Sam Latona; devoted daughter of the late Benjamin and Loretta (nee Alessi) Sandino; loving sister of Lucille (late Salvatore) Tripi, Laura A. (late John) Sabat and the late Grace Santiago, Joseph, Charles and Russell Sandino; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (City Chapel), 102 Linwood Ave. at Summer on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral will be held on Monday morning at 8:30 o'clock and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Blessed Sacrament Church at 9:00 o'clock. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery.



SCHIMPF - Edward W.
12/13/1997

December 6, 1997, beloved husband of Mildred V. (nee Meeker) Schimpf; pre-deceased by five brothers, two sisters and one son. No prior visitation. Private funeral services were held at the convenience of the family. If desired, contributions may be made to Hospice Buffalo, Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227 or to a charity of your choice. Arrangements by AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC. (Harris Hill Chapel).



STUTZ - Anna Marie (nee Cirbus)
12/13/1997

December 11, 1997. Wife of the late Otto Stutz; dear mother of Harriet Radice, Diane Miller and the late Ronald Stutz; also survived by two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private funeral services were held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by SCHLAGER FUNERAL HOME, INC.



SZEN - Harry H.
12/13/1997

December 12, 1997, husband of Evelyn M. Szen; father of Richard (Peggy) Szen; grandfather of Kevin (Bev) Szen, Sharon (John) Kufel, Cathy, Diane and David Szen; also survived by seven great-grandchildren. Friends may call Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the CUSACK, MESCALL & HAGGERTY FUNERAL HOME, 1377 Abbott Road, Lackawanna, where the funeral will be held Monday at 11 o'clock. Mr. Szen was a retired Buffalo Fire Fighter with 39 years service.



SZYMANSKI - Emily (nee Matuszewski)
12/13/1997

December 12, 1997, age 85, beloved wife of the late Louis; dearest mother of Alice (Jerome 'Jerry') Meyers; loving grandmother of Kenneth, Daniel (Michelle) Meyers; great-grandmother of Shannon, Jonathan, Emma Lee, Kyle; sister of Stephen, Eleanor Stypa, late Thaddeus and late Bertha Matuszewski; sister-in-law of Frances Janas; survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral Service commencing at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2510 Union Rd., Cheektowaga, (2 blocks south of William St.), Monday morning at 8:45 and at St. John Kanty Church at 9:30. Interment in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Family present Saturday 7-9 and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9.



THOMPSON - Donald E.
12/11/1997

December 10, 1997, husband of Ann (Chirico) Thompson; father of Shirley (William Burst) Scaccia, Anthony, Donald M. (Carol) Thompson, Peggy McCoy, Marilyn (Vincent) Vogel and Darlene (Marc) Mortellaro; grandfather of 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Prayers will be offered at the PERNA FUNERAL HOME INC., 1306 Hertel Ave. (near Colvin Ave.) this morning at 8:45 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Holy Spirit Church (Dakota Ave.) at 9:30 AM. Private Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Mr. Thompson was a Veteran of WW II.



URBAN - Stanley T., M.D.
12/13/1997

December 11, 1997, beloved husband of Marjorie Thomas Urban; dear father of Babbidean U. Huber, Stanley T. (Sally), Thomas S. (Nancy), Stuart D. (Lisa) and the late Susan J. Urban; grandfather of B. John, Damian (Catherine), Ethan and Alicia Huber, Joshua (Tanya), Kelly, Gabriel, Jessica, Alex, Andrew and Spenser Urban; brother of the late Arthur, Matthew and Eugene Urban. Friends may call Sunday, 2-4 and 6-8 PM at GEORGE J. ROBERTS & SONS, 2400 Main St., where prayers will be offered Monday at 10 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Mark's Church at 10:30 AM.



WARDA - Lottie (nee) Kolacz
12/13/1997

December 11, 1997; beloved wife of the late Leo; dearest mother of Dolores (Bernard) Lipka, Elaine (John) Guerin and the late Leo (Terry); grandmother of 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; sister of Henry (Sally), Jean (late Steve) Kiebzak, Sophie (Chester) Rogala and the late Stanley and the late Helen Kiebzak; survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present to receive relatives and friends Saturday 7-9 PM and Sunday 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 Monday at 11 AM. Interment St. Stanislaus Cemetery.



WESOLOWSKI - John P. 'Happy'
12/13/1997

of West Seneca, NY, December 11, 1997, beloved husband of Florence Borucki Wesolowski; dearest father of Mrs. Robert (Elaine) Battaglino, Gary (Linda) Wesolowski and Mrs. John (Sandie) Olivate; fond grandfather of Kristine and Bryan Wesolowski and Christopher Battaglino; brother of Thaddeus, Mrs. Irene (late Andrew) Norwalk, Eugene (Clare) and the late Henry Wesolowski. Friends may call Saturday and Sunday 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 Monday morning at 8:15 AM and from Fourteen Holy Helpers Church at 9 o'clock. Friends are invited. Sentiment may be express through a contribution to the Buffalo Diocesan Religious Retirement Fund. Mr. Wesolowski was a member of the Parish Holy Name Society, Senior Citizens and Buffalo Veterans Association.



WEST - Dorothy B. (nee Branch)
12/13/1997

December 10, 1997; formerly of Plymouth, PA and Delevan, NY; beloved wife of the late Clarence West. Dear mother of Mrs. Phyllis Veitch an the late Heath, Clare and Patricia West; grandmother of seven grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren. No prior visitation. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial service to be announced at a later date. Arrangements by the Tonawanda Chapel AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC.



WRITTENHOUSE - Richard J.
12/13/1997

December 12, 1997; of East Aurora, NY; beloved husband of the late Elizabeth M. Brown Writtenhouse; father of the late Richard. J. Jr.,; brother of the late Mary Louise Downey; uncle of Diane McGlothlin, William C. (Patricia) Downey, Deborah (Kent) Doyle, Robert (Noreen) Downey; also survived by great nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Sunday evening only 7-9 PM at the WOOD FUNERAL HOME INC., 784 Main St., East Aurora, NY. Mass of Christian Burial directly from Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, 520 Oakwood Ave., East AUrora, NY Monday at 9:30 AM. Entombment in Nativity Cemetery, Orchard Park, NY. Mr. Writtenhouse served as president of Bethlehem Steels penisioner's fund.



ZIEMBA - Henry
12/12/1997

December 11th, 1997 beloved husband of Josephine Szymanski Ziemba; dear father of Francis Ziemba, Theresa (Thomas) Jarka and Michael Ziemba; loving grandfather of Ed, Aaron and Lisa; dear brother of Edward (Henrietta), John (late Valerie), Bernard (Dolores) and Carl (Louise) and the late Sophie (Henry) Pyrz, late Anthony, late Stanley (Pat) Ziemba and the late Josephine (late John) Szvoren; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral services at the BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME INC., 2005 Clinton St. (corner S. Ogden) Monday at 9 AM and at St. Casimir Church at 9:30 AM. Mr. Ziemba was a WWII Army Veteran and a retiree of Republic Steel. Family present Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.


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