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From the Buffalo Courier Express, Sept. 1, 1941:

CARROLL - August 31, 1941, Margaret (nee O'Rourke) of 53 Tillotson Avenue, beloved wife of the late John Carroll; mother of Mrs. Roy G. Stockdale.  Funeral from Robert L. Glancey's Funeral Home, 2 University Avenue (University Heights), Tuesday morning at 9:15, and from Blessed Sacrament Church at 10 o'clock.

DI BEASE - In Lancanster, N.Y., August 31, 1941, Joanna, beloved wife of Michael: mother of Mrs. Dominic Catanzara, Michael, Angelo, Paul and Rose DiBease.  Funeral from her late residence, 287 Central Avenue, Wednesday morning at 8:30 and from Our Lady of Pompeii Church at 9 o'clock.

DOSTER - Suddenly, August 29, 1941, Gottlob H., beloved husband of Lena Mathes Doster; father of Allene Schwert; son of John G. and the late Fredericka Doster; br other of Mrs. A. Dubes, Mrs. G. Stewert of Akron, N.Y., Charles, Mrs. L. Fullington, Mrs. William Duerr of Jewettville, N.Y., and Henry Doster.  Funeral from his late residence, 110 Pomona Place, Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock and from Christ Church (Clinton, corner of Baltz), at 2:30 o'clock.  Friends are invited to attend.  Deceased was a member of the Men's Club of Christ Church.

DOWNEY - Michael John Downey (Jackie), August 30, 1941, son of Catherine (nee Donovan) and the late Timothy Downey; brother of Joseph and Mary Downey, Mrs. Thomas F. Brinkworth, Mrs. Howard Donovan and Mrs. Thomas Nunan.  Funeral will take place from the family residence, 136 Vincennes Street, Tuesday morning at 8:30 and from the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help at 9.  Friends are invited to attend.

FERGUSON - Horace H., suddenly in Buffalo, N.Y., August 30, 1941, beloved husband of Madamine Ferguson (nee Stollmeier); brother of Bessie and Herbert Ferguson.  Services from the Arthur L. Gibb Funeral Home, 967 Jefferson Avenue, Tuesdady afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.  Friends invited to attend.

FURSTACE - Florence Manderschied, August 30, 1941, beloved wife of Joseph A.; mother of June and Ronald; sister of Arthur and Marion Manderschied.  Funeral from her late residence, 619 Lisbon Avenue, Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock and from St. Aloysius Gonzaga at 9:30.  Friends invited.

GAUTHIER - Joseph Gauthier, in this city August 30, 1941, husband of the late Mary Gauthier: father of John, Mrs. Joseph McCalum of Fort William, Ont., Thomas, Lawrence, Mrs. Bernard Kelly and Gilbert Gauthier; brother of Frederick Gauthier of Renfrew, Ont.  Funeral from the family residence, 480 Marilla Street, Tuesday morning at 8:15 and from St. Ambrose Church at 9 o'clock.  Friends are invited.

JACKSON - John J., died Saturday, August 30, 1941 at Middleport, N.Y., age 89 years, father of Mrs. Frank Todd of Lockport, N.Y., Miss Helen Jackson, Willis J., George A. and Charles D. Jackson of Middleport.  Funeral Monday at 11 a.m. at his late residence, Main Street Middleport.  Burial in Royalton Mt. Ridge Cemetery.

JOSEPH - In Buffalo, N.Y., August 30, 1941, Ephriem Joseph, husband of the late Rebecca Alander Joseph; father of Isador, Abraham, Louis, Sydney, Mrs. Leonard J. Simms and Daniel Joseph.  Funeral services will take place from the family residence, 83 Manchester Place.  Monday afternoon, September 1st, at 2 o'clock.  Friends are invited to attend.

KROLLMAN - August 31, 1941, Clayton J., beloved son of William J. and Estella F. (Daniels) Krollman; brother of Robert C.  Funeral Wednesday at 8:45 a.m. from the family residence, 226 Leroy Avenue, and at 9:30 a.m. at Blessed Trinity Church.  Friends invited.  Member of Holy Name Society of Blessed Trinity Church and Pi Sigma Tau of Fenn College, Cleveland, O.

MEYER - Caroline R. (nee Reiner), in this city August 31, 1941, wife of the late Fred H. Meyer; mother of Albert J. C., Fred H., Jr., and Mrs. Fred Funk.  Funeral from the residence of her son, Albert J. C. Meyer, 52 Proctor Avenue, Wednesday at 2:30 p.m.  Interment in Buffalo Cemetery.  Friends invited to attend.

MEYER - August 31, 1941, Katherine, beloved mother of Raymond and Herbert Meyer; grandmother of Robert, Donald, and Marjorie Meyer.  Funeral from the residence of her son Raymond, 578 East North Street, Wednesday at 2:30 p.m.  Friends invited.

MOSTBERGER - Amelia M., August 29, 1941, beloved wife of George F. Mostberger; sister of Frank and Mary Frieberger.  Services from her late residence , 373 Glenwood Avenue, Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.  Funeral private.

NOBLE - Charles W., August 30, 1941, beloved husband of Anna F. Well; fatehr of Howard, Marion, Robert, Arthur, Ruth and the late Charles and Helen Noble.  Funeral from 137 Northampton Street, Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. and from Our Lady of Lourdes Church at 9 a.m.  Friends invited.

O'DEA - August 31, 1941, William H. son of the late James and Hanora O'Dea; brother of Mrs. Catherine Olsen of this city and Mrs. Mary Sterling of Jersey City, N.J.; uncle of John Olsen.  Friends may call at 59 Zittel Street until 8 a.m. Wednesday.  Interment at Susquehanna.

PICKER - Magdalena Picker (nee Kobarg), August 30, 1941, wife of the late Theodore: mother of Mrs. Roy Wagoner, Mrs. Walter Butler and Joseph Picker of Dunkirk, N.Y.  Funeral from the family residence, 211 Ross Avenue, Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  Friends invited.

RANF - Dollie A. Ranf, August 30, 1941, wife of Sheldon Ranf; mother of Mrs. A. Laux, Laura and the late Mildred Ranf; sister of Earl Keney, Mrs. Ezra Maynard, Joseph Frazier, Chester Keney and Mrs. A.L. Metcalf.  Funeral from the family residence, 68 Riverview Place, Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock.

ROGERS - Herbert W. Rogers, August 30, 1941, husband of Lena Etts Rogers; father of Edward W.; brother of Edward J. Rogers.  Funeral from his late residence, 96 Greenwood Place, Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  Friends invited.

SHOEMAKER - Nellie E., August 31, 1941, in Sloan, N.Y., wife of the late William M.; mother of Joseph of Hornell, N.Y., Charles W. of Olean, Mrs. I. Watrus of Sloan, N.Y.  Funeral services from the home of her son Charles, 114 West Green Street, Olean, N.Y., Wednesday afternoon at 2:30.

SLISZ - August 30, 1941, Walter, beloved husband of Bernice Nowicki; devoted fatehr of Ferdinand, Adele, Lydia and Elaine Slsz; son of Lawrence and Stella Bielawski; brother of William Slisz.  Funeral from his late residence, 19 Krakow Street, Tuesday, September 2d, at 8:30 a.m., and from St. Bernard's Church at 9 a.m.  Friends invited.

TEXTOR - Hattie M. (nee Smith), in Buffalo, N.Y., August 30, 1941, beloved wife of Jacob J. Textor; mother of Frank R. Textor; sister of George A. Smith; grandmother of Lawrence, Edward and Donald Textor.  Friends may call at the residence of her son Frank R. Textor, 455 Winspear Avenue, until noon Tuesday.  Services from the Forest Lawn Chapel at 2:30 o'clock.  Friends invited to attend.

ZOSS - Lottie A. Zoss, in Lockport, N.Y., widow of the late Charles Zoss; mother of John W. Wilson; daughter of Mrs. Retta Bates and sister of Arthur andn David Bates.  Funeral Tuesday, afternoon, September 2d, at 2:30 at the Taylor & Reynolds Funeral Home, Lockport.

From the Buffalo Courier Express:

HEITMAN - In South Wales, N.Y., April 26, 1938, Frederick T. husband of the late Louisa Edelmayer; father of Fred, Harry, Floyd, Mrs. Merrill Luss, Oscar, Mrs. John Holmes and the late Emma Boldt, Mrs. Allen Briggs and Richard W.  Funeral from the family residence Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock (DST).  Friends invited.

HEITMAN - In South Wales, N.Y., Dec, 2, 1934, Louise A. (nee Edelmayer) wife of Frederick;  mother of Frederick J. Jr., Harry H., Floyd, Mrs. Merrill Luss, Oscar L., Mrs. John Holmes and the late Mrs. Emma Boldt, Mrs. Allen Briggs and Richard W.; sister of Charles and Louis Edelmayer.  Funeral from the family residence.  Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.  Friends are invited.

From the Buffalo Courier Express, Feb. 16, 1928:

BRYANT - February 13, 1928, in Buffalo, John Bryant, in his 82d year; husband of Elizabeth, and father of William J. and Ethel A. Bryant of Buffalo, and Mrs. LeRoy E. Keech of Stamford, Conn.  The funeral will take place from the family residence, 60 Como avenue, on Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.  Friends are invited to attend.

COULTER - February 15, 1928, in Buffalo, Irene Ruth Sugnet, wife of Claude C. Coulter, daughter of Charles F. and the late Amelia Sugnet, and sister of Howard and Donald Sugnet.  The funeral will take place from the residence of her aunt, Mrs. George H. Schneider, No. 32 Eaton street, on Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.  Friends are invited to attend.  Flowers gratefully declined.

FLYNN - February 15, 1928, in Buffalo, George W. Flynn, husband of the late Mary E., father of A. Melvin and George E. Flynn, Mrs. Raymond F. Brown and the late William J. Flynn.  The funeral will take place from the residence of his son, George E. Flynn, 100 Woodward avenue, on Friday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock.  Friends are invited to attend.  Deceased was a member of Bidwell-Wilkeson, No. 9, G.A.R.

FOLEY - In Lackawana, N.Y., February 14, 1928, Joseph Foley, husband of Josephine Reuther, father of Joseph, James, Jack and Rosemary Foley, son of Mary and the late Andrew Foley, brother of Thomas, Peter and Helen Foley, Mrs. William Davis, Mrs. John Folan.  Funeral from the family residence, 1466 South Park avenue, Lackawanna, N.Y., Saturday morning at 9 o'clock and from the Basilica of Our Lady of Victory at 9:30 o'clock.  Friends are invited to attend.  Deceased was a member of Knights of Columbus, No. 2243, and B. L. of F. E., No. 668.

FROATS - February 14, 1928, in Buffalo, Arthur S., husband of Frances S. Froats.  The funeral will take place from the family residence, 60 College street, Friday forenoon at 11 o'clock.  Deceased was a member of United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners' Local, No. 374; Washington Lodge, No. 325, Knights of Pythias; Buffalo Lodge Theosophical Society.

From the Buffalo Courier Express, Mar. 5, 1925:

COCKBURN - March 4, 1925, at Windsor, Ont., John W. Cockburn, husband of the late Helen Cockburn (nee Loeberick), father of Dorothy L., T. Donald and Esther D. Cockburn.  The funeral will take place from his late residence, No. 172 Fourteenth street, on Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock.  Friends are invited to attend.

FISHER - At Lackawanna, N.Y., March 4, 1925, George F., husband of the late Lillian A. W. Fisher, father of George J. and Howard A. Fisher, brother of Jacob Fisher of Lackawanna, Mrs. Elizabeth Miller of Buffalo, Mrs. Emma Slotman of Hamburg.  Funeral from the family residence, 221 Knever avenue, Lackawanna, Saturday, March 7, at 2:30 P.M.  Burial at Prospect Lawn Cemetery, Hamburg.  Deceased was a member of F. & A. M., No. 837, of Lackawanna, I. O. O. F., No. 879 of Lackawanna and Tent No. 723 Maccabees.

FISHER - At Alburqueque, New Mexico, February 28, 1925, George H. Fisher, aged 30 years, formerly of 20 Verona street, Buffalo, N. Y. , son of Frank and Bertha (nee Kluge), brother of Violet Fisher.  Funeral from the residence of his uncle, Robert Schusterbauer, 58 Freeman street, Buffalo, N. Y., Fiday P. M., 2:30 o'clock.  Friends invited to attend.

GUTH - In this city, March 4, 1925, Frances Adolf, beloved wife of Joseph Guth, daughter of the late George and Mary Adolf, sister of Mrs. Charles Leistner of Erie, Pa., Nickolas, Mrs. Bernhard Schwanekamp, the late George, Mrs. Philip Schwab, Bertha and Florence Adolf.  Funeral from the family residence, 183 Brunswick boulevard, Saturday morning at 9 o'clock and from Saint Francis De Sales church at 9:30 o'clock.  Friends are invited to attend.

HEITMAN - At Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo, N.Y., on March 4, 1925, Richard W., son of Fred and Louise, brother of Harry, Floyd, Fred, Oscar, Mrs. Mary Luss, Mrs. Allen Briggs and May Heitman.  Funeral from the home of Harry Heitman, South Wales, N.Y., on Friday at 2:30 o'clock.  Friends are invited.  Burial under the auspices of Cazenovia Post 205, Veterans of Foreign Wars.

(Note from contributor:  Mrs. Mary Luss is a mistake and should be Mrs. Merrill Luss (his sister Eva).  Mrs. Allen Briggs was his sister Susan.  He was also predeceased by his sister Emma (Mrs. Ernest Boldt).  Richard is buried in South Wales Cemetery, S. Wales, N.Y.)

HILLER - In this city, March 4, 1925, Adam, husband of the late Eva Hiller, father of Mrs. Lucy S. Payne and Mrs. Hattie Ross of Batavia, N.Y.  Funeral from the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lucy S. Payne, 224 Oxford avenue, Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.

HOFFMAN - In this city, March 4, 1925, John Hoffman, beloved husband of Emily Hoffman (nee Trautman), son of Sarah and the late John C. Hoffman, brother of William, Frank, Charles and Henry Hoffman of Blossom, N.Y., aged 30 years.  Funeral from the family residence, 27 Lemon street, Saturday at 2:30 P.M.  Friends are invited to attend.  Burial at Blossom, N.Y., at the convenience of the family.  Deceased was a member of Buffalo Lodge, No. 23, B.P.O.E.

HORNUNG - In this city, March 4, 1925, Lillian Grace Georgia Hornung, beloved daughter of David H. and Barbara Hornung (nee Krause), sister of Henry, Margaret and George Hornung.  Funeral from the family residence, 206 Howard street, Saturday at 2:30 P.M.  Friends are invited to attend.

KAESSER - In Buffalo, March 3, 1925, Walter F., beloved husband of Anna F. (nee Furstner), son of Charles and Bertha (nee Fabish) and brother of Florence and the late Charles Kaesser.  Funeral from the family residence, 1295 East Delavan avenue, Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock and from Saint Andrew's Ev. Luteran church, Sherman, corner Peckham street, at 2:30 o'clock.  Friends are invited to atend.

LOCH - In this city, March 4, 1925, Paul J., infant son of Joseph M. and Catherine (nee Lauber), brother of Marion and Rita Loch; aged 10 months.  Funeral Friday, March 6, 1925, at 1:30 P.M., from the family residence, 1200 Kensington avenue, and at 2 P.M. from Saint James' church.  Friends invited to attend.

From the Buffalo Courier Express:

HANDLEY - At Depew, N.Y., May 19, 1916, John F. Handley, brother of Mrs. D.J. Coughlin of Akron, N.Y., and Mrs. J.D. Higgins of Depew, N.Y.  Funeral from the home of Mr. J.D. Higgins, No. 42 Suffield avenue, Monday morning at 9:30 o'clock, and from St. James church, Depew, N.Y., at 10 o'clock.  Friends invited to attend.  Interment at Akron, New York.

MORGAN - In Buffalo, N.Y., May 19, 1916, Mary Morgan, sister of Jeremiah, Bridget, Patrick and Ellen Morgan, the late Mrs. Anna Liddell and Mrs. Catherine Ronan.  The funeral will take place from the family residence, No. 76 Virginia street, Monday morning at 8 o'clock, and from the Church of the Immaculate Conception at 9 o'clock.  Friends invited to attend.

MASSOP - In Buffalo, N.Y., May 18, 1916, Jane Massop, wife of the late I.T. Massop, aged 75 years.  Funeral from the residence of John Lawrence, No. 714 South Park avenue, Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock.  Friends are invited to attend.  Interment at Colton, N.Y.

KLUEHS - In this city, July 18, 1911, Sophia Kluehs (nee Fuss), beloved wife of John Kluehs, and mother of Mrs. Fred Paplow, Mrs. A. Schumacher, Mrs. C. Schumacher and Mrs. Frank Elfield, aged 80 years, 7 months, 9 days.  Funeral from the family residence, 1061 Lovejoy street, Friday afternoon at 2, and from the Evg. Lutheran Christus Church on Broadway and Fox streets, at 2:30 o'clock.  Friends invited to attend.

KOEHLER - In this city, July 18, 1911, Mary Anna Koehler (nee Kranlich), widow of Frank Koehler, and mother of Frank G., John M. and the late Louis Koehler, aged 81 years, 5 months, 26 days.  Funeral from family residence, 254 Broadway, Friday morning at 8:30 o'clock, and from St. Mary's Church at 9 o'clock.  Friends are invited to attend.

SCHICKLER - At Bay View, N.Y., July 17, Frank Schickler, brother of Orville and Louis Schickler, and Mrs. Elizabeth Depferd, Mrs. Sophia Moore and Mrs. Emma Benz.  Funeral from the late residence Thursday morning at 8:30 and from SS. Peter and Paul's Church at 9:30.  Friends are invited to attend.

TOY - In this city, July 17, 1911, William F., beloved husband of Floretta (nee Sinclair), and father of Myrtle and Howard Toy.  Funeral from the family residence, 376 Roehrer avenue, Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  Friends invited to attend.

SANFORD - In this city, July 18, 1911, M. Luella, beloved daughter of Sarah A. and the late Lamont H. Sanford.  Notice of funeral hereafter.  Cleveland papers please copy.

HORT - In this city, July 18, 1911, Amelia (nee Maier), beloved wife of George Hort, and mother of Elizabeth, Margaret, Leona and Anna Hort.  Funeral from the family residence, 63 Fuller street, Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.

SCHMID - In this city, July 18, 1911, Carolina Schmid (nee Miller), wife of the late Mathias Schmid, mother of William, John, George and Rudolph Schmid, Mrs. John Ast, Mrs. John Unbehaum; aged 78 years, 10 months, 6 days.  Funeral will take place from her late residence, 399 Emslle street, Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock.

FREDIN - Entered into rest, Margarette K. Fredin, beloved mother of Mrs. Charles Hohn, at the age of 85 years, 7 months, 14 days.  Funeral will be held from her daughter's residence, 1052 Michigan street, Thursday afternoon at 3:30.  Interment at Elmlawn Cemetery.  Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend.  07/19/1911

LEFFLER - In this city, June 10, 1933, Anna (nee Paplow), beloved wife of George Leffler, mother of George and Edward Leffler, daughter of Mrs. Anna and the late Frederick Paplow, sister of Frederick, Mrs. R. Conkling, John, Edward, Mrs. W. Wieder, Francis, Mrs. E. Carlson, Mrs. W. Connley, and the late William Paplow.  Funeral from her late residence, 220 Ideal street, Wednesday at 2 P.M. and from Trinity church, Gold street, at 2:30 P.M.  Friends invited to attend.

McDERMOTT - June12, 1933, at the family residence, 49 East Delavan avenue, Patrick T., husband of Anna Bartel McDermott; father of Ernest, Mrs. Walter Mueller and Harold McDermott.  The funeral will take place from St. Vincent's church Thursday morning at 9:30 o'clock.  Friends are invited to attend.  Deceased was a member of Buffalo Police Beneficiary association and the Holy Name society of St. Vincent's church.

LANE - In this city, June 10, Cecelia S., wife of the late James Albert Lane; mother of Allethia and Clifford; sister of Mrs. William Tugard of Cleveland, O.  Funeral Tuesday from 90 Alexander place at 2:30.  Interment at Forest Lawn. 06/12/1933

LANDGRAF - In Buffalo, June 11, 1933, Margaret, wife of the late Louis; mother of Mrs. Anna Bauer, Mrs. Adam Lippert, Mrs. Joseph Joseph, Mrs. Edward Redar, George, Joseph, Adam, Phillip Landgraf, Mrs. Aloysius Freiberger and Mrs. Harry Johnson.  Funeral from the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Harry Johnson, 102 Wohlers avenue, Wednesday morning at 8:30 o'clock and from St. Mary Magdalene church at 9 o'clock.  Friends are invited to attend.

KRIESE - June 11, 1933, Margaret (nee O'Connor), beloved wife of Paul Kriese.  Funeral from her late residence 20? Locust street, Wednesday at 8:30 and at St. Louis church at 9 o'clock.  Friends invited to attend.

KELLER - June 11, 1933, Theresa M. Fahrer, wife of Michael Keller, mother of Rev. Charles J., George P., Frank M., Mrs. Richard Walsh, Mrs. George A?ford, Mrs. Henry T. Dolan, Mrs. Clifton Kramer, Mrs. Nicholas Kos of Los Angeles, Cal., and the late Mrs. Francis Marx, Jeanette E. and Mrs. Dorothy Pope.  Funeral from the family residence, 288 Dearborn street, Wednesday morning at 9:15 and from St. Francis Xavier church at 10 o'clock.  Friends invited.

JENTZ - Henry C., beloved husband of Florence Kester, father of Mrs. Edwin F. Glaser and Mrs. George L. Krishov.  Remains will be at Geo. M. Kennedy mortuary Tuesday at noon.  Funeral from Geo. M. Kennedy's mortuary, 1714 Abbott road, Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.  Friends are invited.  6/12/1933

From the Buffalo Courier Express:

SUGNET-Howard E., in Buffalo, N.Y., Sept. 4, 1954, beloved husband of Florence Fuller; son of Charles and the late Amelia Eldermeyer; stepson of Agnes Sugnet; brother of Donald and the late Irene Colter.  Funeral from the family home, 295 Burke Drive, Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  Friends invited.
Note:  His mother's correct maiden name was EDELMAYER.  His sister's correct married name was COULTER.

SCATCHERD -November 5, 1914, in Buffalo, N.Y., Mary Eunice, wife of John N. Scatcherd.  Funeral will take place from the family residence, No. 763 Delaware avenue, on Sunday afternoo at 2:30 o'clock.

WALKER -November 5, 1914, at the family residence, No. 50 Anderson place, Buffalo, Samuel G. Walker, brother of Mary F. Walker and Mrs. J. W. McGrath.  Funeral private.  2:30 o'clock.

WIERZCHOWSKI - Helen R. (nee Blaszak), Aug. 9, 1959, of 3798 Walden Ave., Lancaster, N.Y., wife of John; beloved mother of Florence, Edward, Alice, Arthur, Rita, Angeline and the late Edwin; mother-in-law of Joseph Rys, Jeanette, Chester Zientarski, Josephine, Carl Pekarcik and Carl Herod; sister of Stephen Blaszak in Detroit, Mich., Stanley and Leo Blaszak; also survived by 20 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  Funeral Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. from the Rutecki-Kwiatkowski Funeral Home, 83 Burlington Ave.., Depew, and in SS. Peter and Paul Church at 10 A.M.  Interment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery.  Friends invited.

WIEDER - Walter Wieder of Willardshire Rd., Orchard Park, N.Y., Aug. 8, 1959, husband of Elizabeth C. Wieder; father of Walter F., John L., Mrs. Alfred (Florence) Smith, Mrs. Waldemar (Pearl) Meyer, Mrs. Robert (Frances) Luss, Mrs. Edward (Evelyn) Stebbins, Rowlin P., Mrs. Franklin (Anna) Kester, George E., Raymond H. and Judith L. Wieder; brother of Louis, Paul, Frederick and the late Rosetta Gassman; also survived by 23 grandchildren.  Funeral from the Brown Funeral Home, 56 E. Quaker St., Orchard Park, Wednesday at 2 P.M.  Friends are invited.  The family will receive friends from 2-5 and 7-10 P.M.
NOTE:  Rowlin should have been Rawlin.

WALKER - Robert Leyburn Walker of 87 Ivylea Rd., Town of Tonawanda, Aug. 8, 1959, beloved husband of Virginia McNabb Walker; father of Robert H. Walker; son of Mrs. Margaret Leyburn Walker of Irvington on the Hudson, N.Y. and the late Robert Walker; brother of Mrs. Henry Iselin of Hewlett, L.I., N.Y.  Friends may call Sunday and Monday frm 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. at the Bury Funeral Home, 3070 Delaware Ave.  Funeral services will be held at the Chapel of the Elms at Elmlawn Cemetery Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock.  Friends are invited.

VARA - Domenica Vara (nee Sartorio) of 898 Prospect Ave., in this city, Aug. 8, 1959, beloved wife of the late Rosario Vara; mother of Joseph, Samuel, John, Anthony, Charles, Mrs. Andy (Clara) Castriano, Mrs. Samuel (Sally) LaMarca, Mrs. James (Frances) Mascari, Mrs. Albert (Lucy) Gugino, and Mrs. Donald (Mary) Nigro; grandmother of 38 grandchildren and 43 great grandchildren.  Funeral from the Louis Mascari Funeral Home, 860 Niagara St., Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m. and at the Church of the Nativity at 10 o'clock.  Friends invited.  Deceased was a member of the Valledolmo Ladies Auxiliary Society.  Visting hours from 11 A.M. to 10 P.M.

SZCZYGIELSKI - Joseph A., of 352 Wilson St., Aug. 8, 1959, beloved husband of Mary Kaniewicz Szczygielski, devoted father of Mrs. Gasmer (Wanda) Izydorczak, Mrs. John (Josephine) Siepierski, Edward (Ann), Henry (Jeanette), Leonard (Marcia), and Casimen Szczygielski; also survived by six grandchildren.  Funeral services Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. from the chapel of Okoniewski  Braz Funeral Service, 926 Sycamore St. and at the Transfiguration Church at 10.  Interment St. Stanislaus Cemetery.  Friends invited.

SPONHOLZ - Nancy Sponholz, suddenly, Aug. 8, 1959, of 225 A, Langfield Dr., beloved daughter of Irene (Norman) Sponholz; sister of Mrs. Gilfred Rogers, Edward, Kenneth, Grant and Sandra Sponholz.  Friends may call at the Dietrich Funeral Home, 2328 Bailey Ave. from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.  Funeral services Wednesday at 2 P.M.

SMITH - Albert E. Smith of 1628 Fillmore Ave., Aug. 8, 1959; husband of Florence Mischler Smith; father of Francis A. Smith; grandfather of Karen, Shelley, Mark and Lynn Smith; brother of Raymond A., the late Joseph and Frank Smith.  Funeral from the Beach Tuyn Funeral Home, 5541 Main St., corner Cayuga Rd., Williamsville, Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock and at SS Peter and Paul Church at 9:30.  Friends are invited.  The family will be present from 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 P.M.

WIEDER - Elizabeth, of 6275 West Quaker St., Orchard Park, N.Y., July 2, 1971; wife of the late Walter Wieder; mother of Walter of Minoa, N.Y., John of Seattle, Wash., Mrs. Alfred (Florence) Smith, Mrs. Waldemar (Pearl) Meyer of Tampa, Fla, Mrs. Robert (Frances) Luss, Mrs. Edward (Evelyn) Stebbins, Rawlin, Mrs. Franklin (Anna) Kester, George, Raymond, and Mrs. Kenneth (Judy) Bresien; sister of Edward and Frances Paplow, Martha Carlson and Florence Langworthy; also survived by 41 grandchildren.  Friends may call at their convenience.  The family will be present from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. at the Brown Funeral Home, East Quaker St., Orchard Park.  Services from the funeral home Tuesday at 1 P.M.  Friends are invited.

WORKMAN - Elizabeth J. (Milliken), July 1, 1971; beloved wife of the late Robert S. Workman Sr.; dear mother of James D. Workman, Mrs. William C. (Betty) Maher of Hamburg and Robert S. Workman Jr.; sister of Mrs. Fay Black of Glasgow, Scotland; grandmother of six grandchildren.  Friends may call from 7-9 P.M. on Friday and 2-5 and 7-9 P.M. Saturday at the Dietrich Funeral Home, Inc. 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst (one block west of Main St. at Exit 50, N.Y.S.T.), where funeral services will be held Sunday at 12 noon.  Friends invited.

ZIARNIAK - John, Suddenly, July 2, 1971; beloved husband of Regina (nee Skwieralski) Ziarniak; dear brother of Mrs. Henry (Martha) Olsen and the late Michael, Ceila Swiontek, Charlotte Rutkowski and Stanley; also survived by nieces and nephews.  Funeral from the chapel of Okoniewski & Son Inc., 926 Sycamore St., Sunday at 2 P.M.  Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.  Deceased was a  former Trico Product employee.  Friends invited.

VERDI - Frank, July 1, 1971; beloved husband of the late Lucy Venera; dear father of Joseph, Mrs. Edward (Jennie) Auricchio, Mrs. James (Carmela) Rizzo, Anthony, Michael, Peter, Mrs. Horace (Viola) Battaglia, Mrs. Nicholas (Ann) Canazzi, and the late Daniel Verdi; grandfather of 13 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; brother of Daniel Verdi.  Family will be present to receive friends from 2-5 and 7-10 P.M. at the (Delavan) AmToone? Funeral Home Inc., 1250 East Delavan Ave., near Bailey, where funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 8:45 and from St. Francis DeSales Church at 9:30 A.M.  Friends invited.

SHERWOOD - Aug. 7, 1959 in Sayre, Pa., Ellen Harry, wife of Roy Sherwood; mother of Roger; daughter of Margaret Minnes and the late Fred Harry; sister of Alfred F. Harry.  Friends may call at 370 Franklin St. until Tuesday noon.  The funeral will take place at Forest Lawn Chapel Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  Friends are invited to attend.  Mrs. Sherwood was an officer of the Fraternal Order of Orioles Nest No. 125.

SLIWINSKI - Rev. John S., Aug. 8, 1959, beloved pastor of Queen of Peace Church, Buffalo, N.Y., dear son of the late Anthony and Ludwtka; brother of Frank, Leon, Stephen, Sister Mary Angelis Felician, OSF, Hattie and the late Thaddeus, Joseph, Beatrice and Sister Mary Cha? Felician, OSF.  Friends may call at the Queen of Peace Rectory,  ? Genesee St., from 10 A.M. to 10 P.M., until 4 P.M. Wednesday when the exportation will take place to Queen of Peace Church where Rev. Sliwinski will be laid in state and the Office of the Dead will be chanted.  Solemn Pontifical Requiem High Mass will be sung Thursday at 10 A.M. before the Most Rev. Joseph A. Burke, Bishop of Buffalo.  Friends invited.  Burial in St. Stanislaus Cemetery family plot.  Flowers gratefully declined.

KLUEHS - In Buffalo, N.Y. May 19, 1916, John, husband of the late Sophia, and father of Mrs. F.W. Paplow, Mrs. G. Schumacher, Mrs. F. Elfield of Buffalo, and Mrs. Charles Schumacher of Port Huron, Mich., aged 83 years.  Funeral from the family residence, No. 1061 Lovejoy street, Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, and from the Evangelical Christus church, corner Broadway and Fox street at 2:30 o'clock.  Friends invited to attend.  Flowers greatly declined.

DUGGAN - In this city, May 17, 1916, Margaret (nee McCarthy), wife of John J. Duggan, sister of the late Ellen and Charles McCarthy.  The funeral will take place from the family residence, No. 480 Perry street, Saturday morning at 8 o'clock and from St. Brigid's church at 9 o'clock.  Friends are invited to attend.

HAEUSSER - In this city, May 18, 1916, Frederica Hess Haeusser, beloved wife of John Haeusser, mother of Frederica, Margaret, John, Johanna, William, Hulda, Amelia and Herman Haeusser; Mrs. William Sheridan and the late Lydia Haeusser.  The funeral will take place from the family residence, No. 243 Mulberry street, Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, and at 2:30 from the Third German Baptist church, corner of High and Mulberry streets.  Friends are invited to attend.

James J. Madigan, 76, of Bath, formerly of East Aurora, died Oct. 18, 2001 at Bath Veterans Administration Medical Center after a long illness.  He was born in Lackawanna Sept. 14, 1925, the son of the late Joseph and Madeline (Vogt) Madigan.  He is survived by his children, Ruth Nichols, Mary (David) Howden, Christine (Larry) Creasman, Maureen Gentner, David (Anne) Madigan, Sandra Johnston, and Patrick Madigan; his brother, Thomas (Janet) Madigan; four stepdaughters, 18 grandchildren, seven great grandhildren, and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his brother, Joseph Madigan.
Mr. Madigan was retired from the East Aurora School System.  He was a Navy veteran serving during World War II.
Funeral services were held Oct. 21, 2001 at the Bath VA Union Chapel with Rev. Gerald Hamblin officiating.  Burial was in Bath National Cemetery, Bath with arrangments by Fagan's Funeral Home, Bath.  Memorials may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 130 Village Landing, Fairport, NY 14450.  EAST AURORA ADVERTISER-10/25/2001


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