Miscellaneous Erie County, New York Obituaries

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Anibaldi, Velia (Di Giuseppe)
Of West Seneca, NY, entered into rest September 3, 2003, beloved wife of the late Joseph Anibaldi; devoted mother of John (Joan), Oswald (Sue), Mary (Michael) Cammarano and the late Pasquale (Aldine); cherished grandmother of 15 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren; loving daughter of the late Dominic and Paolina (nee Marsilio) DiGiuseppe; dear sister of Elsia DiVincenzo, Mario and Anthony DiJoseph and the late Zenia Baiocco, Louis DiGiuseppe and Vincent DiJoseph; also survived by relatives and friends. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Southtowns Chapel) 3060 Abbott Rd near Lake Ave on Saturday from 7-9 PM and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church 3148 Abbott Rd, Orchard Park on Monday morning at 9 o'clock. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Braniecki, Bernard J.
September 4, 2003, age 88; beloved husband of Pearl (nee Krzemien) Braniecki; dear father of James (Carol) Braniecki; grandfather of James (Lori) Braniecki, Jr., Joel Braniecki and Julie Braniecki; brother of the late Frank (late May), late Stanley (Delphine) Braniecki, late Ceil Draught and the late Angeline (Edward) Skretny; also survived by nieces and nephews. The family will be present to receive friends Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5200 Sheridan Dr. (corner Hopkins), where funeral services will be held Monday morning at 10:45 AM and at Christ the King Church at 11:30 AM. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

Brummer, Emilie Bare McKay
Of Buffalo, September 5, 2003, wife of the late Gerald T. Brummer; dear mother of M. Noel (Gabriel) Costa of Sheridan, CA, David W. McKay of Buffalo; also survived by 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren; predeceased by her sister and brother. Friends may call at D. LAWRENCE GINNANE FUNERAL HOME, 3215 Delaware Ave., Kenmore, Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where funeral will be held Monday at 9:15. Mass of Christian Burial from St. Mark's R.C. Church at 10 AM. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery.

Burlakos, Charlene J.
September 3, 2003 of Kenmore, NY, beloved mother of Christopher and the late Damon; grandmother of Kyle; sister of Susan (Norman) Burlakos; daughter of Olga and the late Charles Popp; aunt of Dena, Carissa and Nicholas. Friends may call Sunday 4-8 at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT, INC., FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., where funeral services will be held Monday morning at 9. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Andrew's R.C. Church at 9:30. Friends invited.

Byrne, Virginia A. "Gin"
Of Buffalo, NY, September 4, 2003; beloved wife of the late Jack K. Byrne; dear mother of Jack (Emily) Byrne, of Lake Worth, FL, Cheri (Dan) Dooman, Lynn (Jack) Kenneally and the late Judy (Mike) Filighera, Gary and Jeff Byrne; also survived by 13 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; dear friend of Helen White. No prior visitation. Memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials to Hospice Buffalo Inc. Arrangements by ERIE COUNTY CREMATION SERVICE, 824-6435.

Chapman, Evelyn M. (Martzolf)
September 3, 2003, age 93, beloved wife of the late Clarence E. Chapman; devoted mother of Janet (F. Clifford) Helser, Clayton (Kerstin) Chapman, Geraldine (late Amos) Long and the late Dawn Pagels; grandmother of nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. sister of the late Irving, late Herbert and the late Roy Martzolf. Family will be present Saturday and Sunday 4-8 PM at the ZURBRICK-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 5615 Broadway, Lancaster, NY. Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 11 AM at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ave., Lancaster, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY, 14227 or the American Cancer Society.

Chwala, Chester
Of Machias, NY, loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, died Sunday, August 31, 2003, after a long battle with cancer. Family and friends are invited to a memorial gathering to be held Sunday, September 7, 2 to 5 PM at the BABBITT & EASTON FUNERAL HOME, 7 North Main Street, Franklinville, NY. A potluck to follow at Holy Family Church in Machias, NY. The Funeral Mass will be held Monday, September 8, 8 AM at Holy Family Church, Route 16, Machais, NY. A continental breakfast to follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations accepted at Holy Family Church.

Czerminski, Chester J.
Age 82, of Castile, died September 4, 2003, survived by his daughters, Judith (Jim) Cavill of Waterloo, Ontario, Linda (Larry) McCullough of Tryon, NC, Donna (Patrick) Keefe of Painted Post, NY; brothers, George (Nancy) of East Aurora, NY, Edwin of Buffalo, NY; five grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; predeceased by wife, Lillian, three brothers and two sisters. Friends may call Saturday 7-9 and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 at EATON- WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 98 N. Main St., Perry. Prayers are Monday at 10 AM at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, Monday at 10:30 AM at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Perry. Burial in the church cemetery. Memorials to Perry Fire Dept., Castile Rescue Squad or charity of the donor's choice.

DeGal, Ann E. (Klink)
Of Hamburg, NY, September 4, 2003, beloved wife of Paul M. DeGal; dearest mother of Michelle Zielinski, Carol (Thomas) Hesketh, Paul Murray (Linda), Thomas (Kimberly) and Norinne (Benjamin) Posen; loving grandmother of John, Caitlin, Brendan, Gabrielle, Patrick, Alexander and Owen; daughter of the late Joseph and Nora Klink; dear sister of Mary (Frank) Tout, Joseph (Ellen) Klink, Eleanor (William) Eagan, Dolores, late Robert McCullough and Janet Reger; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral services Monday morning at 9:15 from the (Hamburg Chapel) JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5453 Southwestern Blvd. (corner of Rogers Rd., 646-5555) and at St. Mary of the Lake Church at 10:00. Interment in Lakeside Memorial Cemetery. Friends are invited. Mrs. DeGal was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post No. 1419. Family present Saturday 7-9 and Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9.

Deth, Edward A.
September 3, 2002; beloved father of David E. (Connie) Deth; dear grandfather of Jennifer (Craven) Peay and Chelsea Deth; dearest friend of the late Bertha Stenman. The family will be present to receive friends Saturday from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at the URBAN-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 3645 Genessee St., with funeral services to follow at 1:30 PM.

Dzanis, Alice M. (Milka)
August 30, 2003; beloved wife of Edward L. Dzanis, Lt. Col. USA (Ret.); dear sister of Rita (Ronald) Blohm, Anita Milka and the late Edward Arthur Milka; aunt of Laura Ogus. Friends may call Sunday from 4-7 PM at the SCHIAVONE FUNERAL HOME, INC, 8434 N. Main St, Angola, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at St. Vincent De Paul Church, (N. Evans) at 9:30 AM. Please assemble at church. Flowers declined. Memorials to charity of choice

Guyett, Jane M. (Conwell)
September 4, 2003, beloved wife of the late Alfred W. Guyett; loving mother of John A. (Kathy) Guyett; grandmother of Lance, Carrie and Sean; sister of Robert E. Herrick of California; aunt of Sherry Sussman Weeks, Robert Guyett and Allen Smith. Funeral from the FUNERAL HOME OF WENDEL & LOECHER INC., 27 Aurora St., Lancaster, Monday at 10 AM. Family present Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Jane was a member of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 695. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice Foundation.

Heike, Elsie I.
Of Lockport, NY, September 4. 2003; wife of the late Adolph Heike; mother of Shirley W. Bolt of AZ, four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Friends may call Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the LANGE FUNERAL HOME, INC, 186 East Ave, Lockport. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Monday at 10 AM from St. Mary's R.C. Church, Lockport. Internment in Glenwood Cemetery

Kluczynski, Alfreda (Drozd)
September 5, 2003, beloved wife of the late Frank E. Kluczynski; dear mother of Dennis F. (Patricia) and David H. Kluczynski; dearest grandmother of Melissa; dear sister of Theresa (late Joseph) Mellerski, Raymond (Alice), late Marion (Helen), late Walter (late Sophie), late Edward (late Wanda), late Arthur (Phyllis) Drozd; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral service from the BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3025 William St. near Union Rd., Cheektowaga Monday 8:45 AM and in St. Gabriel's Church at 9:30 AM. Family will be present Sunday only 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mrs. Kluczynski was the former owner of the Hank's Three Deuces Grill on Gibson St.

Kowal, Betty M. (Bernard)
September 4, 2003, beloved wife of Emil L.; dear mother of Sandra (Vince) Coppola, Wende (Capt. Patrick) McKenna and Robert (Laura) Kowal; dear grandmother of Lynn (Hank) Wengender, Lisa Mazur, Patrick Jr., Meghan and Ryan McKenna and Andrew Kowal; dear great-grandmother of Lauren and Leah; dear sister of Croff (Betty) Harding and the late Arthur (Rose) Bernard. Family will be present to receive friends Saturday and Sunday 4-8 PM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5200 Sheridan Dr. (corner of Hopkins, Williamsville) where funeral services will be held Monday at 8:45 AM and from St. Gregory the Great Church at 9:30 AM. Friends invited.

Kozinski, Feliksa K. (Komisarek)
September 4, 2003, formerly of Cheektowaga, NY, beloved wife of the late Bronislaw Kozinski and the late Stanley Kubicki; dearest mother of W. John (Donna) Kozinski and Wendy (Alex) Kurczaba; grandmother of John A., Christine, Jennifer, Margaret and Anna. Family will be present to receive friends at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2510 Union Rd., Cheektowaga (two blocks south of William St.) Sunday on ly 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday at 9:30 AM at St. Catherine of Siena RC Church, 4920 Seneca St., West Seneca (Please assemble at church). Interment in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice Foundation.

Laba, Stefania (Macziol)
September 5, 2003 of Sloan, NY. Beloved wife of Mieczyslaw; dearest mother of Sonja (John) Apzrott, Ann (Bruce) Supernault, Suzanne (Scott) Leuthe. Survived by five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Funeral services commencing at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2510 Union Rd, Cheektowaga (2 blocks south of William St) Monday at 9:30 AM and Resurrection Church, 10 AM. Interment, St Stanislaus Cemetery. Family present to receive friends Saturday 7-9 PM and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM Stefania was active in numerous church organizations

Liebel, Sophie (Klimas)
Of Williamsville, NY September 4, 2003; beloved wife of Daniel; dear daughter of Joseph (Irene) Klimas; daughter in-law of Norine (late Raymond) Liebel; sister of Maria (Lou) Mory and Helen Klimas; sister in-law of Janet Liebel; aunt of Joe, Jessica Mory and Michele (Gary) Litwin; great-aunt of Sydney and Zachary Litwin and Marissa Mory. Visitations at the AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC, 5200 Sheridan Dr., Amherst, NY Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at Christ the King Church Tuesday at 9:30 AM. Please assemble at church. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations may be made to the Roswell Park Cancer Institute c/o the Alliance Foundation, PO Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240

Murphy, Paul A.
September 4, 2003; beloved husband of Sharon L. (nee Gettinger) Murphy; dear father of Jennifer (Brad) Ferry, Michele (Shannon) Reeves and Kelly (Mark) Majors; grandfather of Jacob, Sean and Aidan Ferry and Sydney and Carly Reeves; loving son of Kathleen and the late John J. Murphy Sr.; brother of Mary Ann (David) Morrissey and John J. Jr. (Judith) Murphy. The family will receive friends at the C. MERTZ & SON FUNERAL HOME INC., 911 Englewood Ave. Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where funeral services will be held on Monday at 9:00 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John the Baptist Church (Englewood Ave.) at 9:30 AM. Donations in his memory to the American Cancer Society. Paul was a 32 year member of the Ellwood Volunteer Fire Co.

Neubauer, Arlene F. (Strozewski)
Of West Seneca, NY, September 5, 20003; beloved wife of Robert A. Neubauer; dearest mother of Gary (Shannon) and the late Charlene M. Neubauer; grandmother of Adam and Lauren. Friends received Sunday only from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the CURTIN FUNERAL HOME, INC, 1340 Union Rd, West Seneca where funeral will be held Monday at 10:30 AM and from St. Bonaventure RD Church at 11 AM .

Niebergall, Gail M.
September 5, 2003, beloved daughter of the late Herbert and Margaret Niebergall; dear sister of Janet (Duane) Bender and Judith Riniolo; also survived by nieces and nephews. The family will be present to receive friends Sunday from 7-9 PM at the Urban-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 3645 Genesee St. (two blocks East of Union Rd.), where funeral services will be held Monday at 9:30 and from Our Lady Help of Christians Chapel at 10 AM. Friends invited.

Rodkey, Eleanor (Slazak)
September 5, 2003, beloved wife of the late John Rodkey; dear mother of Valerie Ann (John) Kovacs of Elma, NY and Ellen Sue Rose of Santa Clara, CA; also survived by four grandchildren and one great-grandson. Friends will be received on Sunday only 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the CURTIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1340 Union Rd, West Seneca where funeral services will be held Monday at 8:30 AM and from Fourteen Holy Helpers Church at 9 AM.

Roosa, Herbert H.
Of Williamsville, NY, August 14, 2003, husband of the late Elaine (Burns) Roosa and Norma Tucker; father of Nancy (James) Jones, Penny (David) Thill and Herbert Jr. (Lynne) Roosa; grandfather of 13; great-grandfather of 15; stepbrother of Eugene, the late John Hallock and Dorothy Hallock-Hardy; also survived by several cousins. A memorial service will be held at the Forest Lawn Cemetery Chapel, Buffalo, September 8 at 10:00 AM. Donations may be made to The Visiting Nursing Association of WNY, 2100 Wehrle Dr., Williamsville, NY 14221. Arrangements by WENDEL & LOECHER INC.

Steiner, Joseph R.
September 4, 2003, beloved husband of the late Veronica T. (Quinn) Steiner; loving father of Veronica (David) Canfield, Ellen (Clair) Owens, Lorraine (Louis) Stegmaier, William and the late Joseph Steiner; brother of the late Albert Steiner; also survived by eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Friends may call Saturday 7-9 PM and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM, at LOOMIS OFFERS & LOOMIS, INC. MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1820 Seneca St. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. John Vianney Church Monday at 10 AM. (Please assemble at church).

Taber, Richard E.
September 5, 2003 of the Town of Tonawanda, NY, beloved husband of Cynthia (Kroll) Taber; father of Deborah (Patrick) Meinert, Jeffrey (Kathleen), Melinda (Herbert) Fruehauf and David (Jennifer); survived by six grandchildren; brother of Mildred (Raymond) Mommertz. Friends may call Saturday 7-9 and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT, INC., FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., where funeral services will be held Monday at 11 AM. Friends invited. Memorials may be made to Hospice Foundation or Kenmore U.C. of C.

Wierzbic, Theodore H. "Pete"
Of Lackawanna, NY, September 3, 2003, beloved husband of 46 years to Charlotte (nee Anielski); dearest father of Shannon, Shawn and Peter; grandfather of Shaina, Shawna and Rhonda; great-grandfather of Coral and Taylor; son of the late Vincent and Antoinette; brother of Bertha, Jean, Nora and Mary; predeceased by five brothers. Funeral services Monday at 9 AM from (Blasdell/Lackawanna Chapel) JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME INC., 3450 South Park Ave. (1/2 mi. north of Lake) and at Our Lady of Victory Basilica at 9:30 AM. Friends invited. Mr. Wierzbic was a Navy Veteran of WW II and a member of Buffalo Carpenters Union Local #322. Family present Sunday, 2-9 PM.

Yanov, Rose Anna
September 3, 2003, age 76, dear mother of James D. Harms and the late Michael Marande, sister of Mary Sima of Texas and the late Michael Yanov; also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will be present to receive friends Monday morning 9-11:45 AM at URBAN-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 1024 French Rd, where prayers will follow at 11:45 AM and at St. Gabriel's Church at 12:30 PM. Friends invited.

Zammito, Rose A. (Rubino)
'Aunt Rosie' September 5, 2003 of North Tonawanda, NY, wife of the late Salvatore; beloved mother of Annette (Richard) Acksel, Michael (Barbara) and Patricia (Gerald) Maiola; grandmother of Jason, Christie Maiola and Rachel Zammito; sister of Anna (late Nicholas) Piazza, Michael (Mary), Frank (Jean) and the late Anthony (Janine) Rubino. Friends may call Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT, INC., FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., where funeral services will be held Monday morning at 8:45. Mass of Christian Burial in Ascension R.C. Church (Robinson Rd., North Tonawanda) at 9:30. Friends invited. Memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice.


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