September 30, 2003, dearest wife of Charles A. Abbinanti; loving mother of Anthony C. (Jacqueline) Abbinanti; grandmother of Destiny Abbinanti. The family will be present Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the JOHN E. ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME (East Chapel), 1361 Hertel Ave. (near Colvin Ave), where a funeral service will be held Friday at 10 AM. Friends invited.
Barber, Rev. James B.
September 25, 2003, beloved husband of Mother Dora D. Barber. The family will receive friends Thursday 11 AM. Funeral to follow at 12. Arrangements by BRIAN K. LEWIS FUNERAL HOMES 845-5545
Bley, Paul R.
September 30, 2003 of North Collins, NY at the age of 78 years, beloved husband of 58 years of Winifred (Yochum) Bley; loved father of Sharon (Leonard) Fiaschetti, Melvin (Sue), Richard (Kathy) Bley and the late Marvin Bley; grandfather of Angela, Jeff, Kelly, Courtney, Christopher; predeceased by two grandchildren Stacey and Jason Bley; great-grandfather of Trey, Arrika, Bethany and Melissa; brother of Calvin (Virginia) Bley and the late Carl Bley; brother-in-law of Phyllis Bley. Friends may call Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 10634 Main St, (Rt 62) North Collins, NY. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 11 AM from the First Congregational Church, North Collins, NY. Please assemble at church. Mr. Bley was a member of the First Congregational Church, a member and Past Master of Fortune Lodge 788. If desired, memorials may be made to the Jason Bley and John Tezyk Scholarship Fund, c/o North Collins High School, the First Congregational Church or Hospice Buffalo.
Blodgett, Sandra J. (Bomberski)
September 30, 2003, of Cheektowaga, NY, after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis; dearest mother of Eric (Tracey) and Scott (Amy); beloved daughter of Genevieve (nee Muchowski) and the late Harry Bomberski, Sr.; grandmother of Brooke, Zachary, Jolie and Cole; sister of the late Harry Jr. (Beverly) Bomberski; also survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and many dear friends at the Multiple Sclerosis Society. 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 Rd), where funeral services will be held Saturday at 12:30 PM and from Queen of Martyrs Church at 1 PM. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society, 4245 Union Rd, Cheektowaga 14225.
Borzillieri, Samuel A.
September 30, 2003; beloved husband of Marianne C. (nee Hacker) Borzillieri; dearest father of James P. (Janice) Borzillieri, Diane J. (Michael) Grieco and Kenneth J. (Margaret) Borzillieri; loving grandfather of seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; brother of the late Teresa Borzillieri. The family will be present on Wednesday and Thursday 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 on Friday at 9:15 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated from Blessed Sacrament Church in Kenmore at 10:00 AM. Friends invited.
Published in the Buffalo News from 9/30/2003 - 10/2/2003.
Bozek, Stanley J.
September 30, 2003 of Cheektowaga, NY; beloved husband of the late Helen (nee) Gontarek; dearest father of Maryjane (Richard) Ziolkowski; predeceased by brothers and sisters; survived by nieces and nephews. Family will receive relatives and friends Thursday and Friday 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 Saturday at 8:45 AM and from St. John Kanty Church at 9:30 AM. Interment St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Mr. Bozek was a veteran of WWII, 50 year member of Adam Plewacki Post 799, member of St. John Kanty Church Choir and a retiree of Westinghouse.
Bragg, Nancy M. (Huber)
September 30, 2003, beloved wife of George 'Ron' Bragg; dearest mother of Theresa M., Ronald H. (Laurie) Bragg, Kathleen A. (Ken) Belie and Kelly A. (Jim) DeMarco; loving grandmother of 11 grandchildren; sister of the late Norman, John Huber and Mary Ann Mosier. Family will be present Wednesday 7-9 PM and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Urban-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 1024 French Rd. (between Union and Borden Rds.), where funeral services will be held Friday at 8:45 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated from St. Gabriel's Church at 9:30 AM. Friends invited.
Cavarello, Alice (Rich)
October 1, 2003, age 101, wife of the late Angelo; beloved mother of Mary (late Philip) Aquila, Nicholas (Gloria), James (late Molly) and the late Michael (late Ann) Cavarello; sister of Theresa (Frank) Mastrocovo, Lucy (John) Silvestri; also survived by ten grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Friends may call at LESTER H. WEDEKINDT INC. FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., Kenmore Thursday, 4-8 PM, where funeral services will be held Friday at 8:15 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Leo the Great Church, 885 Sweet Home Rd., Amherst at 9:15 AM. Friends invited.
Cizmesija, Sister Adelina
October 1, 2003 of West Seneca, NY, daughter of the late Dragutin & Barbara (nee Maresic) Cizmesija; sister of Joseph of Croatia; also survived by cousins of the U.S. Visitation Friday, October 3 from 171 Knox Ave., West Seneca, NY from 2-4 & 6-8 PM. Services from Our Lady of Bystrica Church, Saturday morning at 9 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. Arrangements by The COLONIAL MEMORIAL CHAPELS.
Dedloff, John P. "Jack"
Age 68, former resident of Texas and Buffalo, NY, died, Tuesday, September 30, 2003 at the New Albany (Ohio) Care Center. Former Regional Director for Broadcast Music, Inc., a veteran U.S. Air Force, Korean War. Preceded in death by his parents Ellsworth F. and Marie (McHugh) Dedloff and a brother James Dedloff. Survived by beloved wife Glenna Virginia Dedloff of Buffalo, NY; father of Cheryl (Patrick) Phillips of Amherst, NY, John (Liz) Dedloff of Gowanda, NY, Michael Dedloff of Buffalo, NY, Susan (Robin) Zion of Westerville, OH, Peter (Kim) Conway of East Aurora, NY, and Scott (Valerie) Conway of Lancaster, NY; 12 grandchildren; brother of Joan (Tom) Schierer of Amherst, NY and a sister-in-law Traudi Dedloff of Venice, FL; nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Thursday, 5-8 PM, at SCHOEDINGER NORTHEAST CHAPEL, 1051 E. Johnstown Rd., Gahanna, OH. Funeral service with Military Honors at 1 PM Friday, October 3, at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 4456 Morse Rd., Gahanna, OH with Pastor Steve Brown officiating. Private family interment. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2400 Wilcrest, Houston, TX 77042 or St. Luke Lutheran Church, 4456 Morse Rd., Gahanna, OH 43230 in his memory. Visit http://web.archive.org/web/20031002160304/http://www.schoedinger.com/ to extend condolences.
Of Orchard Park, NY, entered into rest September 30, 2003, beloved husband of Angeline M. (nee Mariano) DeMarco; devoted father of Isadore (Mary), Theresa (Ronald) Epstein, Mary (Leo) Koester, Linda (Krste) Rapovski, Diane (Rocco) Pasquariello, Dolores (James) Sileo, Joseph (Nadine), Daniel, Nancy Ferrucci, Laurie (John) Billittier, and Angela (Patrick) Larivey; cherished grandfather of 30 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; loving son of the late Liber and Mary (nee Zendano) DeMarco; dear brother of Anthony (Carol) and the late Mary Huegel, Antoinette Muchow, Joseph, Ralph, Salvatore and Jude DeMarco; also survived by many relatives and friends. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Southtowns Chapel), 3060 Abbott Rd, near Lake Ave on Thursday and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral will be held on Saturday morning at 9:45 o'clock and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church at 10:30 o'clock. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery. Mr. DeMarco was an Army Veteran of WW II.
Dietrich, Donald J. "Muscles"
September 28, 2003, age 79, beloved husband of Betty J. (nee Pfeiffer); loving father of Donald G. (Diane), Judy (Joseph) Todaro and Larry (Laura) Dietrich; cherished grandfather of Brian (Anne) Dietrich, Jeffrey (Jacqueline) Dietrich, Jenifer (Marc) Tuzzalo, Joseph, Jr. and Jaclyn Todaro; dear great-grandfather of Blake and Griffin Dietrich; dear brother of the late Jerome Devinger; brother-in-law of Donna Devinger; also survived by nieces and nephews. The family will be present Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Urban-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 3645 Genesee St. where a memorial service will be held Saturday at 9 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Assoc. Burial in Ridge Lawn Cemetery private. http://web.archive.org/web/20031002160304/http://www.amigonefuneral.com/
Edwards, Kaliana Ariadne
At the Mercy Hospital on Sunday, September 28, 2003. Kaliana Ariadne Edwards, beloved daughter of Kristen and Glenn; dear sister of Zoe; cherished granddaughter of Larry and Susan Bearss and Glenn and Sandra Edwards; dear great-granddaughter of Leo and Miriam Bearss, Joan Tarnawsky and John Klinko; predeceased by her sister Andante. Friends may call at the WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, 722 Ridge Road North, Ridgeway, Ontario from 2-4 and 7-9 Thursday. Funeral services in the chapel Friday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment Ridgeway Memorial Cemetery. Online condolences at williamsfuneralhome.ca
Enzinna, Josephine R.
October 1, 2003, in Lockport Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her sister Connie Calabrese of Amherst and in-laws Rose Enzinna, Francis (Dorothy) Enzinna, Josephine Enzinna and Mary DeMike. Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at PRUDDEN AND KANDT FUNERAL HOME, 242 Genesee St., Lockport, where prayers will be offered Saturday morning at 10:30 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11 in St. Joseph's Church 391 Market St., Lockport. Interment will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Memorials to the American Heart Association, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049 would be appreciated by the family.
Fay, Frederick E.
Age 80, of Ransomville, NY, September 30, 2003, husband of Dorothy (Pitzer); father of Frederick, David, Christine, Kathleen, Daniel (Dawn), Elizabeth (David) Sokolowski, Michael, Anthony, Angela (Clay) Lyon, Steven (Mary Katherine), Ramona (Kurt) Schafsteck, Roseanne Doyle, Jonathan and Gary Fay; brother of Mary Shivler; also survived by 33 grand, seven great-grand and numerous foster children. Friends may call at the HARDISON FUNERAL HOMES, INC., 3648 Ransomville Rd., Ransomville, Thursday 2-4 and 7-9. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 10 AM from Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, 4671 Townline Rd., Ransomville. Memorials to the Wilson Volunteer Fire Co. Ambulance Fund, PO Box 609, Wilson, NY 14172.
Fluker, Cecelia K.
September 30, 2003, of Clarence, NY, wife of the late Herbert Williams and Cecil Fluker; dear mother of Cecelia Sweetland and Suzanne Ames; loving grandmother of Scott and Neal Sweetland; great grandmother of three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; sister of Eugene Kellner and Charles Kellner and the late Frank Kellner and Dorothy Storms. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. No prior visitation. Arrangements by the CHILDS FUNERAL HOME, 10 Eckerson Ave., Akron. 542-8888.
Francis, Everett W.
September 30, 2003, husband of the late Anna (Grandits) Francis; father of Patricia (late Salvatore) Caci, Everett J. (Colleen) Francis; grandfather of Alfonzo F. (Leah) Caci, Everett F. (Dawn) Caci, Josephine A. (Douglas) O'Neill, Lisa M. (Anthony) Hoffman, Salvatore P. (Nadine) Caci, E. Patrick (Julie) Francis, Anna P. Caci; great-grandfather of Andrew, Patrick, Nicholas, Samantha O'Neill, Patrick Francis, Harry, Beatrice Hoffman; brother of the late Loretta (late William) Schores, Martha (late John) Fisher, Joseph (late Gertrude) Francis, Anna May (late Howard) Brubaker, June (Roman) Olzanski; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family present to receive friends Thursday only 4-8 PM at the PERNA FUNERAL HOME INC., 1306 Hertel Ave. (near Colvin Ave.), where services will be held Friday at 11:00 AM. Entombment Forest Lawn Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Mr. Francis was a US Naval Senior Chief Petty Officer for over 45 years.
Hendricks, Mary A. (Tomizzi)
Suddenly, October 1, 2003. Beloved wife of the late John G. Hendricks; devoted mother of Deborah (Andrew Sr.) Solecki, Antoinette (William III) Heidle and John H. (Kathleen) Hendricks; loving NaNa of Benjamin, Andrew Jr. and Maria Solecki, Nicole and Kristen Heidle and Kimberly Hendricks; cherished great-grandmother of Patrick; dear sister of Jean (late Joseph) Marsillo, Joseph (Rose Marie) Tomizzi, Irene (Louis) Morella and John Jr. (Petrina) Tomizzi; also survived by many nieces and nephews and their families. Family present Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the ORLOWSKI PIETSZAK FUNERAL HOME, 2400 William St (897-2400). A Mass of Christian Burial at St. Barnabas Church, 2099 George Urban Blvd., Depew, Saturday at 10:30 AM. Please assemble at church.
Hinca, Leonard J.
September 30, 2003; dearest son of the late Leo and Rose (Maciejewski) Hinca; dear brother of Rita (late John) Kania, Robert (Loretta) Hinca of Kansas, Mildred, Alfonse (Mary) Hinca and the late Raymond Hinca; also survived by nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews. Funeral services at the BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME INC., 2005 Clinton St. (corner of South Ogden), Friday at 9 AM and at St. Stanislaus Church at 9:30 AM. Mr. Hinca was an Army Veteran of WW II. Visitation Thursday only 2-4 and 7-9 PM.
Hopkins, Edna E.
September 30, 2003, beloved wife of the late Mickey Hopkins; dear mother of Suzanne J. Estell (Basilee), Kathleen F. and Michael F. Hopkins; also survived by other relatives. Friends may call Friday 11 AM-8 PM at H. ALFRED LEWIS MORTUARY, INC., 968 Jefferson Ave. Wake Saturday 10 AM at Linwood Church of Christ, 2523 Main St. where Funeral service will follow at 11 AM. Interment in Ridgelawn Cemetery.
Huff, Richard E.
Of Orchard Park, NY, on September 30, 2003. Husband of the late Beatrice Huff; step-father of Shirley Lapre of South Carolina nd Betty Fricks of South Carolina. Richard was born in Smithfield, PA and retired from the Ford Stamping Plant. He was a member and past commander of the Orchard Park American Legion #567, a former Orchard Park post office employee and Orchard Park dog catcher. A memorial service for family and friends will be held on Friday at 1 PM at the FRANCE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 3875 North Buffalo St., Orchard Park. Burial in Athens, PA.
Jordan, Mary A. (Falsone)
October 1, 2003; beloved wife of the late Edward J. Jordan Sr.; dear mother of Edward J. (Judith A.) Jordan Jr.; dearest grandmother of Patrick A. Jordan and Donna M. (Trent) Davenport; great-grandmother of Thomas A., Chelsea L. and Anthony J.; sister of Angeline (Joseph) DiLiberto and predeceased by three brothers. The family will be present at the MICHAEL A. DiVINCENZO FUNERAL HOME, 1122 Lovejoy St., Thursday evening 7-9 and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Gabriel Church, 5271 Clinton St., Elma, NY, Saturday morning at 9:00 AM. Please assemble at church. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
October 1, 2003, beloved husband of Pearl (nee Strauss) Keller; dear father of Julie (Robert) Barnd; brother of Gloria Rubenstein and the late Kate Sterman; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held at Elmlawn Cemetery (Brighton Rd. Entrance) Friday at 12:30 PM. No prior visitation. In lieu of flowers, donations in Stu's Memory to the Harold J. & Marion A. Diebold Scholarship Fund, 263 Claremont Ave., Buffalo, 14223 or the charity of your choice. Arrangements by AMHERST MEMORIAL CHAPEL INC.
Kinter, Helen J. (Klingensmith)
Formerly of Orchard Park, NY. September 29, 2003. Beloved wife of the late Clair L. Kinter. Loving mother of Richard (Arlene) Kinter and Patricia (Dennis) Zybczynski. Also survived by six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the F. E. BROWN SONS FUNERAL HOME, INC., E. Quaker Street, Orchard Park. Services from the Funeral Home Saturday 11 AM. Friends invited.
Laible, Margaret "Peggy" (O'Connor)
September 29, 203; beloved wife of James E.; dear mother of Kathleen Dombrowski, James A. (Joan), Michael (Rosemarie), Patricia (Philip) Bednarz, Gary (Karen) and Karen (Ronald) Malik; grandmother of nineteen; great-grandmother of twenty-five; sister of Lorraine (Matt) Lazelle-Monczynski and the late James O'Connor, Alma (survived by John) Everson, John (Mary), Janet (William) Haen; survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the JAMES E. GRACE FUNERAL HOME INC., 335 Ontario St., Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where services will be held Friday at 10:30 and in All Saints Church at 11:00 AM. Memorials may be made to All Saints Church.