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
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
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
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.
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
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
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,
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
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