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Miscellaneous Erie County, New York Obituaries

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ALLEN - Audrey J. (nee LaJoy)
12/25/1997

Age 71, of the City of Tonawanda, December 24, 1997. Wife of Ralph B. Allen, Jr. who died in October 1997; mother of Marc W. Zdrojewski, Dale (Sherrie) Zdrojewski, Penny (William) Matthews and Robin (Al) Potter; aunt of a special niece Deborah (George) Wasieczko; sister of the late Joseph LaJoy II and sister-in-law of Frances LaJoy; also survived by eleven grandchildren, one great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Friday only from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., Morgan, William and Broad Sts., City of Tonawanda; where services will be held Friday evening following visitation at 9:15 PM. Friends invited. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Blind Association. Mrs. Allen had been employed by Laidlaw for the past 28 years.



BANTLE - Mary Ann E. (Carter)
12/25/1997

Of Blasdell, NY, December 22, 1997, beloved wife of Richard K. Bantle; loving mother of Anne Marie, Richard P. (Melanie) and Timothy C. Bantle; dear sister of Rosemary (Richard) Sepanski and Michelle (Edward) Wright. Visitation Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the NORMAN E. GANNON & SONS INC. FUNERAL HOME, 1075 Ridge Rd., Lackawanna, where services will be held Saturday at 8:15 AM and at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church at 9 AM. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.



BONFANTE - Salvatore G.
12/23/1997

December 22, 1997; husband of Doris (Brewster) Bonfante; father of David (Donna), Carolyn Bonfante, Elizabeth (Gaetano) Musca, Catherine (Michael) Gamel, Paula (Charles) Pless and Salvatore A. (Rita) Bonfante; grandfather of 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; son of the late George and Carrie (Vullo) Bonfante; brother of Joseph (late Marie) Bonfante, Josephine (late John) Brewster, Vincent (Barbara) Bonfante, Marie (Arthur) Crawford; also survived by nieces and nephews. No prior visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial mass to be celebrated from St. Margarets Church, 1395 Hertel Ave., Saturday December 27 at 10:00 AM. Mr. Bonfante was a Navy Veteran of WW II, a member of American Legion Post #1041 and St. Margarets Holy Name Society. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Bonfante's memory may be made to Hospice Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd, Cheektowaga, NY 14227.



BRACH - Jacob J.
12/25/1997

December 23, 1997. Beloved son of the late Jacob and Anna Brach; dear brother of John (Elizabeth) Brach and the late William; uncle of John, Jacob and William; great-uncle of John, Jacob, Catherine, Adam and Sarah. The family will be present on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5200 Sheridan Dr. (cor. of Hopkins) where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 9:15 AM and from St. Mary's Church (Swormville) at 10:00 AM.



BRICKEL - Michael A.
12/25/1997

Of Buffalo, NY, entered into rest suddenly December 24, 1997, beloved husband of Margaret A. (nee Tamer) Brickel; devoted father of Michael Anthony and Andrew Stephan; loving son of Peggy (nee Wagner) Lepkowski; dear brother of Sandra (Kenny) Miller, Donna Brickel (Brian), Sue (Tony) DiLeo, and Dawn DiLeo; also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (City Chapel) 102 Linwood Ave. at Summer, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral will be held on Saturday morning at 8:30 o'clock and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Holy Angels Church at 9:30 o'clock. Michael was a member of the Painters Union Local No. 43.



CHASE - Elizabeth Anne Morse
12/25/1997

December 23, 1997; of East Aurora, NY; wife of John W.; mother of Elizabeth Anne Eichlin (John), John W. II (Kirsten) and Timothy B. (Debra); daughter of Elizabeth Lena Kliesh Morse & the late John W.; also survived by four grandchildren. Friends may call Friday 7-9 PM only at the KENNETH HOWE FUNERAL HOME INC., 64 Maple St., East Aurora, NY. Lawrence T. Howe, Director., where funeral services will be held Saturday at 3:00 PM. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Hamburg, NY. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the S.P.C.A.



CHMIELEWSKI - Leocadia P.
12/25/1997

December 24, 1997. Dearest daughter of the late Boleslaw and Michalina Chmielewski; dear sister of the late Paul (Mary L.) Lewis; also survived by a niece, nephew and many cousins. Funeral from the KOLANO FUNERAL HOME, 396 Amherst St. (near Grant), Saturday 9:15 AM and Assumption Church at 9:30 AM. Friends are invited. Family present Friday only 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Miss Chmielewski was a former member of the Altar and Rosary Society of All Saints Church and a retiree of O-Celo Sponge Co.



CLAPP - Lucy E. (nee Daucher)
12/25/1997

Of Delevan, NY, December 24, 1997, wife of the late Robert F. Clapp; mother of Robert E. Clapp and Richard Clapp; mother-in-law of Patricia Clapp; grandmother of Lee (Kim) Clapp, Cynthia Repec, Gerald (Karen) Clapp, David (Kathy) Swanson, James (Sue), John, Brian (Jackie), Raymond (Kathy), Kevin (Roseanne) Clapp; sister of the late Gene, Albert and Ruth Daucher; also survived by 15 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 Friday and 12-2 Saturday at the W.S. DAVIS FUNERAL HOME NC., Arcade, where funeral service will be held Saturday at 2 PM. Memorials to the Alzheimer's Assn., 1914 Colvin Blvd., Tonawanda, NY 14150.



CONNORS - Donald F.
12/24/1997

December 23, 1997 of Lockport, NY, husband of JoAnn (Burgio) Connors; father of Thomas F. (Sharon) Connors, Jacqueline (Carl) Kinyon; grandfather of Kelsey Jo and Jessie Lynn Connors. No prior visitation. Funeral services were held at the families convenience. Arrangements by WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, North Collins, NY.



DAVIDSON - Mark Patrick
12/23/1997

Of Memphis, TN; December 20, 1997 in Jonesboro, GA. Loving son of George Herring Davidson and Martha Taylor Aaron; brother of Kenneth B. Davidson, Travis A. Davidson, Cheryl L. Brown and Rachelle D. Davidson; grandson of Edsel A. Davidson; predeceased by his beloved paternal grandmother Beatrice C. Davidson and maternal grandparents Addis and Elsie Taylor. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 10 AM at Free Springs Methodist Church, Karmontown, MS. Memorials will be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., 4205 Hillsboro Rd., Ste. 200, Nashville, TN 37215-3339. Mark was pursuing a singing career and attended East Tennessee State University and the University of Tennessee. He graduated from Williamsville South High School in Buffalo, NY in 1991.



FRITSCHI - Eugene H.
12/25/1997

December 24, 1997; dear friend of Loretta Olear; devoted brother of Thomas (Marcia), Robert Fritschi and the late Rose Marie Schwier; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 9:30 AM at St. Stephen's Church, Grand Island. Flowers are declined. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.



FRUEHAUF - Donna M. (nee Costello)
12/25/1997

December 22, 1997, wife of the late Eugene Fruehauf Sr.; step-mother of Eugene (Jean) Fruehauf and the late Mary Farrell; survived by eight step-grandchildren; aunt of Paul (Joan) Mrha; dear friend of Judy Voye and many other loving friends. Friends may call Friday only 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DENGLER FUNERAL HOME, 2070 Eggert Rd., Amherst (between. N. Bailey & Niagara Falls Blvd.)., where prayers will be offered Saturday at 8:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Benedict's Church at 9 o'clock. Friends invited.



GEBHARDT - Lois L.
12/25/1997

In Williamsville, NY, December 21, 1997, beloved wife of John F. Gebhardt; mother of John (Kathleen) Gebhardt and Sue T. (Robert) Hammersmith; survived by six grandchildren; sister of Helen Hutchinson. No prior visitation. Friends invited to a Memorial Service Saturday, December 27 at 10 AM at the RAPIN FUNERAL HOME INC., 2407 Genesee St., corner of Pine Ridge Rd. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.



GENTILE - Marcia D. (nee Pascoe)
12/25/1997

December 24, 1997. Beloved wife of Pasquale 'Patsey' Gentile; loving mother of Barbara (Michael) Kemp, Nancy (Michael) Hassett and Joseph Gentile; dear Nani of Sean and Tara Hassett; dear sister of Nancy (George) Emerson, Helen Weyand, Marta (Ralph) Gardner, Alice (Earl) DiReinzo, Carol Pascoe, Linda Barnes and the late Howard Pascoe, Mary Waight, Frances Stratton and Betsy Joseph. Friends received Friday (only) from 2-5 and 7-9 PM at the NIGHTENGALE FUNERAL HOME, 1884 South Park Ave. (near Tifft) where services will be held on Saturday morning at 10:30. Friends invited. Marcia was a lifetime member of the Women's Auxiliary of Col. Weber V.F.W. Post No. 898.



HALL - Edverdo C.
12/25/1997

Of East Otto, NY, formerly of Delevan, December 23, 1997, husband of Betty (Weller); father of Timothy (Jean), William (Cheryl), Ernest and the late Dennis Hall; brother of Myrtle Grimm, Agnes Webber & the late Lawrence Hall, Gertrude Perrington, Florence Ellis and Gleny Hobson; father-in-law of Judy Konert; also survived by eight grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter, several nieces & nephews. Friends may call 2-4, 7-9 Monday at the W.S. DAVIS FUNERAL HOME INC, Arcade, where funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 AM.



HANGAUER - Irene (Wentzel)
12/25/1997

December 23, 1997. Beloved wife of the late Irving C. Hangauer; dear sister of Clara (late Anthony) Sarago, the late Charles L. 'Carly' and Charlotte Wentzel; aunt of Joseph Sarago and MaryEllen (Michael A.) DiVincenzo; great-aunt of Michael A. III and Anthony A. DiVincenzo. The family will be present at the MICHAEL A. DiVINCENZO FUNERAL HOME, 1122 Lovejoy St., Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at SS. Peter & Paul Church, 5480 Main St., Williamsville, NY Saturday morning at 9:30. Please assemble at Church.



HAUSER - James E.
12/25/1997

December 23, 1997; of the Town of Tonawanda, NY; loving husband of Suzie (Suzanne M.) Hauser; dear father of Michelle M. (Matthew S.) Stellrecht; son of Sally E. and the late William F. Hauser; brother of William E. Hauser. Friends may call Friday 4-8 PM at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT INC. FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave. where funeral service will be held Friday evening at 8. Mr. Hauser was a partner in the Hauser-Ortolano Agency, Kenmore, NY and a member of Kenmore Lodge #1132 F&AM under whose auspices a Masonic service will be held Friday evening at 7:30; a member of the Buffalo Consistory SPRS and Ismalia Temple and AAONMS. Memorials may be made to the ALS Foundation, 21021 Ventura Blvd., Suite 321, Woodland Hills, CA, 91364 or the Travel Fund of Ismalia Temple



KACALSKI - Anna (Banko)
12/24/1997

December 23, 1997, of Cheektowaga, NY, beloved wife of the late Theodore; dearest mother of Jeannette (late Robert) Beiger, Patricia (James) Sokolowski and Mark (Barbara) Zaleski; loving grandmother of Andrew (Melissa) Beiger, Adam (Stephanie) Beiger, Daniel and Darlene Sokolowski; sister of late Kathrine (Joseph) Stefaniak and Donald (Viola) Banko; survived by brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Funeral service commencing at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2510 Union Rd., Cheektowaga (2 blocks south of William St.) Friday morning at 9:30 and and at Resurrection Church at 10. Interment in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Mrs. Kacalski was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of St. John Commandery No. 13. Family present Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.



KAESELAU, Laurine Helffenstein -
12/23/1997

December 22, 1997; beloved wife of the late Earl Kaeselau; sister of the late Vloggy Helffenstein; dear friend of Edward Bartle. Friends may call Friday from 10:00-12:00 at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 2480 Kensington Ave, Amherst, where services will be held Friday at 12 noon.



KIRSCHNER - Lydia A. (nee Forbach)
12/24/1997

December 22, 1997, of East Aurora, NY, formerly of South Wales, NY, mother of the late Irving Kirschner; foster mother of Joan Conklin, Ruth Sherman and Alverta Tyler; sister of the late Herbert Forbach (survived by Edith); also survived by cousins; beloved 'Grandma' of Ross and Debra Thompson. Family will receive friends on Friday only, 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the WOOD FUNERAL HOME INC., 784 Main St., East Aurora, NY. Funeral services directly from the South Wales Presbyterian Church on Saturday at 10 AM. Those desiring, may make memorials to the Church in memory of Lydia. Interment in South Wales Cemetery.



KOERNER - Magdalene (Doerfler)
12/25/1997

December 23, 1997. Beloved wife of the late Carl X. Koerner; dear mother of Salvatore (late Marcy) Muffoletto, Mary Ann Castle and Richard (Thelma) Muffoletto; predeceased by many brothers and sisters; grandmother of 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the C. MERTZ & SON FUNERAL HOME INC., 911 Englewood Ave., Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 9:15 AM and a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at the Shrine of St. John Neumann Chapel at 9:45 AM. Friends invited. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.



LEONARD - Caroline R. 'Carol' (Sutton)
12/25/1997

Suddenly December 23, 1997 of Buffalo; beloved wife of William J. Leonard; dearest mother of Joseph, David, Richard (Helen), William (Diedra), Kathleen Leonard and Mary (Ronald) Roof; sister of James (Marie) Sutton, Frances (John) Scarentino and the late Dolores (Edward) Starr and Ruth Smith; also survived by 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The family will be present to receive friends on Friday from 1-9 PM 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 Saturday morning at 8:45 AM and followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Stephen's Church (Shrine of St. Jude) at 9:30 AM. Friends invited. Mrs. Leonard was a Den Mother for Cub Scout Troop No. 190 and a member of the Valley Community Assn. Interment in Lakeside Cemetery.



LIPINSKI - Chester S.
12/25/1997

Suddenly December 23, 1997; beloved husband of Sophie (Woznyj) Lipinski; devoted father of Josephine (Bernard) Gorski, Carol Lipinski and Marilyn (Robert) Ferguson; loving grandfather of Scott, Kimberly, Adrienne and Taylor; dear brother of Helen (Edward) Kuminski, Mary and Thaddeus (late Florence) Lipinski and the late Ann (Joseph) Kawczynski; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral services at the BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME INC., 2005 Clinton St. (corner S. Ogden) Saturday at 9:30 AM and at St. Bernard Church at 10:00 AM. Mr. Lipinski was a WWII Army veteran and a retiree of Westinghouse. Family present Friday ONLY 2-9 PM.



McGOWAN - June S.
12/25/1997

December 23, 1997, daughter of the late Francis and Evelyn McGowan; dear sister of Lorraine McMullen and the late Francis, Kenneth, Evelyn, Blanche and Gordon McGowan; cousin of Patrick and Judy Cullen and Dorothy Farr; survived by nieces and nephews. Friends received on Friday (only) from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the NIGHTENGALE FUNERAL HOME, 1884 South Park Ave (near Tifft) where services will be held on Saturday morning at 9 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from The Church of The Holy Family at 9:30. Friends invited. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice appreciated. June was the retired General Manager of A,M&A's Food Service (Main St). Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.



MURPHY - Barbara A. (nee Folgert)
12/25/1997

Of Blasdell, NY, December 23, 1997, beloved wife of Edward J. Murphy; sister of Catherine (John) Borsick, Anne (late Richard) Hedrich and the late Joseph (Jean) Folgert; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral Services Saturday morning at 10 o'clock from the (Blasdell Chapel) of the JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME INC., 3748 South Park Avenue. Friends invited. Family present Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.



NERI - Veneard D.
12/24/1997

December 23, 1997, of Boston, NY, beloved husband of Norma (Winter); dear father of Brian (Linda), Douglas (Suzanne), Diane Baumwald, Robin (Michael) Schreve; brother of Connie Fricano and the late Josephine Poltrone, Frances Quagliana, Anna, Vita DiJames, Mary Dileo, Vincent and Angeline; also survived by seven beloved grandchildren. Family will receive friends Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the WURTZ FUNERAL HOME, 9287 Boston State Rd., Boston, NY. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday morning at 10:30 AM from St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Boston, NY. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined.



OPALA - Frank M.
12/25/1997

Of Port Charlotte, FL, formerly of North Tonawanda; December 22, 1997. Relatives and friends are welcome to attend a Memorial Service at Acacia Park Cemetery Chapel (Tonawanda Creek Road) on Monday (February 16) at 1 PM. Msgr. John Kempczynski, officiating. Arrangements by the SABER FUNERAL HOME, 692-0271.



PODSIADLO - Elizabeth J. Kociemska
12/25/1997

dnot PODSIADLO----Elizabeth J. (Kociemska) December 23, 1997; beloved wife of the late Leon J. Podsiadlo; dear mother of Marcia Michalski, Frank Podsiadlo, Roseann (Joseph) Bobowicz and the late Felix Podsiadlo; survived by much loved grandchildren; great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral service from the MATTHEW C. OKONIEWSKI FUNERAL HOME INC., 1168 Walden Ave. at Gualbert, Saturday at 9 AM and in Corpus Christi Church at 9:30. Family present Thursday 6-9 PM and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Interment St. Adalbert's Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in Elizabeth's memory may be made to American Diabetes Association.



ROLL - Russell C.
12/24/1997

December 23, 1997, of Clarence Center, NY. Beloved husband of Onnolee G. (Hartwig) Roll; dear father of Susan K. Roll and Richard R. (Susan R.) Roll; grandfather of Steven R. Roll; brother of the late Lavern A. Roll and Ruth E. Bergman. Friends received Friday at from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at SHEPARD BROS. FUNERAL HOME, 10690 Main St., Clarence. A funeral service will be held on Saturday 11 AM from Zion Lutheran Church, 9535 Clarence Ctr. Rd., Clarence Center. Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church. Mr. Roll was WW II veteran, 209th A-Battery Anti-Aircraft Battalion.



SCHMITT - Anthony M.
12/24/1997

December 23, 1997. Beloved husband of Beverly A. (nee Lafornara) Schmitt; dearest father of Deborah (Peter) Gerace and Heather Schmitt; dear son of Anthony and the late Mary (nee Feider) Schmitt; brother of Jacqueline (Michael) Szymanski and Brian (Eunice) Schmitt. Family will be present on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5200 Sheridan Dr., (corner of Hopkins Rd) where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 9:45 AM and from St. Gregory the Great Church at 10:30 AM. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined.



SHERMAN - Mildred (Browning)
12/25/1997

December 23, 1997; wife of the late Howland; dear mother of Charles Sherman (Deloris) and the late Russell Lee Sherman; grandmother of Charles Sherman Jr. (Chip) and Darin Sherman; sister of Opal Hill; survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Saturday at 12 Noon at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst where services will be held Saturday 2:00 PM. Memorials may be made to Cleveland Drive Presbyterian Church, 735 Cleveland Dr., Cheektowaga, NY 14225.



SISTER MARY REGINA, OSF -
12/24/1997

Agnes Leising December 22, 1997. Beloved daughter of the late Edward and Matilda (Burkhardt) Leising; sister of Marie (Lester) Wertman, Cecilia (Warren) Hibschweiler, Lorraine (John) Weaver and the late Sister Lucille Marie, OSF, Walter, Vincent and Richard Leising, Regina Shaffer, Helen Beimler and Lucy Smith; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at St. Mary of the Angels Convent, 400 Mill St., Williamsville where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday morning at 9:30 AM. Arrangements by AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC.



SKEET - Jean A.
12/25/1997

Of Corfu, NY. December 24, 1997. Wife of the late Kermit; mother of Rickey (Cathy), Timothy, Todd (Amy), Tammy Skeet, Scott (Teal) Strollo and the late Jerald and Susan Skeet; grandmother of four grandchildren; sister of William (Florence) Barnes. Friends may call at C.B. BEACH & SON MORTUARY, INC., Corfu, NY Friday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Services from the mortuary Saturday at 12 Noon. Memorials to the family.



SLATER - Mark A.
12/25/1997

Age 37, Of Middleport, NY, suddenly, Monday, December 22, 1997, son of the late Herbert and late Jeannette Slater; stepson of Sara Slater; beloved brother of Lynne P. Slater; loving uncle of Jennii and Alex Turley; dear friend of Margaret A. Brodi. Friends may call Friday from 12-1 PM where funeral services will be held at 1 PM at the WATTENGEL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 307 Oliver St., North Tonawanda. Interment in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.



SLISZ - Thomas E.
12/24/1997

December 22, 1997, of Cheektowaga, NY. Beloved husband of Linda (Altemoos); dearest father of Denise (Kenneth) Isbrandt, Scott and Timothy; loving grandfather of Megan; dear son of Bertha and the late Edward Slisz; brother of Delphine (late Richard) Kosmider; son-in-law of Hilliard and Mary Altemoos; brother-in-law of Harvey, Kathleen (William) Young and Charlie (Joy) Altemoos; 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.) Saturday morning at 9 and and at St. Josaphat Church at 9:30. Interment in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Mr. Slisz was a veteran of the Vietnam War and a coach and manager of baseball and basketball at the Cheektowaga Southside Little League. Family present Friday only 1-9 PM. Flowers gratefully declined.



SOULISKE - Dorothy (nee) Koteras
12/25/1997

December 23, 1997; of Cheektowaga, NY; beloved wife of Henry A. Souliske; dearest mother of Nancy (William) Korn, Paul, Michael, Henry P. (Mary); survived by eight grandchildren; predeceased by brothers and sisters; survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present to receive relatives and friends Thursday 7-9 PM and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the MELVIN J. SLIWINSKI FUNERAL HOME, 85 George Urban Blvd., (west of Harlem Road) where funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 AM. Interment St. John's Cemetery.



VISCO - Theresa (Yavicoli)
12/25/1997

December 23, 1997. Beloved wife of the late Julius Visco; dear mother of Anthony E. (Maria), Frank J. (Judith) and the late Nicholas J. (Carol A.) Visco; grandmother of Julie Anne, Jennifer, Christina, Paul, Michael, Joanne, Nicole and the late Julio Visco; sister of Helen Sortino and the late Olivia Miller. Friends received at the MICHAEL A. DiVINCENZO FUNERAL HOME, 1122 Lovejoy St., Friday 2-9 PM; where the funeral will be held Saturday morning at 9:15 and at St. Francis of Assisi Church at 9:45. Flowers gratefully declined.



WATSON - Lorne C. 'Fuzz'
12/24/1997

December 23, 1997 of West Seneca, NY; beloved husband of the late Norma J. (nee Lyons); dearest father of Barbara (James) Barbati and Scott (Jane) Watson; grandfather of Kate, Loren, Bess, John and Kelly; great grandfather of Rylee; brother of Doris Manning and the late Kenneth 'Pete' (Mary); brother-in-law of Jean Keller and Gloria Lyons; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family and friends may call Friday 2-9 at the HOY FUNERAL HOME INC., 3855 Seneca St., West Seneca, where funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 11:00. Friends invited. Memorials may be made to the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation or American Heart Association of WNY. Mr. Watson was a member of American Legion Post #721 and Caz Seniors.



WERNER - Elaine R.
12/25/1997

Of Akron, NY, entered into rest December 23, 1997, daughter of the late Robert and Gladys (Rice) Werner; sister of the late Linda Werner; niece of Rita State, Margaret Pender, James Rice and Bernice McIndoe; also survived by cousins. The family will be present Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM to receive friends at the BERNHARDT FUNERAL HOME, 130 Main St., Akron, NY, where funeral services will be held Saturday, December 27 at 9 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorials made to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated.



WILK - Anna N. (Herniok)
12/25/1997

Of Orchard Park, NY, December 23, 1997, beloved wife of the late James S. Wilk; mother of Elaine R. (Thomas) Maloney, Paul J. (Norma), John A., and Elizabeth L. (James Siminski) Arnold; also survived by nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; sister of Catherine Herniok, Helen Lohr, John Herniak, Dorothy Kowalczyk and Jean King. The family will receive friends Friday 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 Saturday 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from Nativity of Our Lord Church at 9:30 AM. Friends invited. Memorials made to Springbrook Fire Company or to a charity of your choice.



WNEK - Emily R. (Markowski)
12/25/1997

December 24, 1997, of Cheektowaga, NY, beloved wife of the late John; dearest mother of Thomas J. (Joan) Wnek and the late Theresa; loving grandmother of Roger; sister of the late Henry, late Helen (late Edward) Spulecki, Sophie (Fred) Kupkowski and the late Matthew (Helen) Markowski; 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.), Saturday morning at 10 and at St. Josaphat Church at 10:30. Interment in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Family will be present Thursday 2-4 and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.



WOJCIK - Frank J.
12/24/1997

Of Depew, NY, December 22, 1997, beloved husband of Stella (nee Kempski); dearest father of Joanne (Greg) Tatarski, Judith (David) Ashcraft, James (Cathy), Jonathan (Regina), Juliette (Ken) Szymanski; survived by ten grandchildren. Visitation with family at EDWARD J. CICHON FUNERAL HOME, 4929 Broadway, Depew, Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral home prayers Friday at 9:15 AM and Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM at St. Augustine's Church. Mr. Wojcik was a member of Parish Holy Name Society, VFW Post 463, exempt member of Depew Hook and Ladder Fire Company and retiree of Westinghouse. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials to Hospice Buffalo Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227. Relatives, friends invited.


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