Saturday, August 30, 2008

New York Daily Obituaries 08/30/08

  • Anderson, Marketta

    Youngstown - Marketta "Kete" Anderson, age 72, of Youngstown, NY, died suddenly on Thursday, August 28, 2008 in Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston. Mrs. Anderson was born February 7, 1936 in Charleston, WV, the daughter of the late Gordon Fouts and Lorena (Clark) Fouts Piatt.On September 24, 1962, she married Ronald E. Anderson and they have resided in Youngstown for the past 42 years. Kate was an Assembly Worker, employed by Harrison -Delphi Thermal Systems in Lockport for 28 years…

    • Anna Steciak Hudack

      Anna Steciak Hudack, 91, of Manteca, Calif., passed peacefully away on Friday, August 22, 2008. Anna was born April 22, 1917, in Ambridge, Pa., to the Late Stephen Sr. and Mary Pytle Steciak. She is survived by her three children, Betty Weaver and husband, David, of Morganton, N.C., Thomas Hudack of Manteca, Calif., and J. Michael Hudack and wife, Lorraine, of Redding, Calif.; five grandchildren, Mike Weaver of Hamptonville, N.C., Leslie Baird of Marion, N.C., Matt Weaver of Waxhaw, N.C., Tommy Hudack of…

      • Arwin, Alan

        • Baker, Walter F.

          . Donations to Hospice of Buffalo.,

          • Balzhiser, William

            William Balzhiser of Binghamton, N.Y. William Balzhiser, 69, of Binghamton, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly on August 28, 2008. Funeral Services are entrusted to and are pending with Savage Funeral Service, 338-344 Conklin Ave., Binghamton, N.Y. 13903. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at .

            • Barill, Ruth (Ketterer)

              BARILL - Ruth (nee Ketterer)Age 93, August 22, 2008, of Buffalo, NY, mother of Ellen (Richard) Comstock; grandmother of Christopher (Mary), Timothy (Tracey) and Melanie Comstock; great-grandmother of Benjamin, Jakob, Nathaniel and Kasey Comstock. Burial will be private. Donations may be made to Hospice Buffalo.,

              • Barnes, Dorothy Fitzpatrick

                • Barrile, Frank

                  BARRILE, Frank J.-Happy Birthday Dad. We miss you.YOUR GANG,

                  • Bartel, Norman J. "Bart"

                    (Albion) - Norman J. ?Bart? Bartel, age 73, of Oak Orchard Estates, died August 28, 2008 at Medina Memorial Hospital. He was born September 26, 1934 in Buffalo, the son of the late John and Stella Bartel and had lived in this area for the past 16 years.Norman had worked at Jada Plastics in Rochester for the past 16 years as a tool and dye maker.He was predeceased by his son, David Bartel. He is survived by his wife, Shirley of 54 years; sons, John (Debra) of Albion, Paul (Ann) of Kent; grandchildren, Stacey…

                    • Bastian, Doris M. (Davison)

                      BASTIAN - Doris M. (Davison)August 28, 2008, beloved wife of the late Carl E. Bastian; dear mother of David C, (Rosalie), Carl (Que) and Gary (Judy) Bastian; also survived by grandchildren and great-grandchildren; predeceased by one grandson. Friends received at the MICHAEL A. DiVINCENZO FUNERAL HOME, 1122 E. Lovejoy St., Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where funeral service will be held Monday morning at 11 AM. Flowers gratefully declined.,

                      • Bator, Nick

                        BATOR, Nick -Dear son, as you fly free with the angels In Heaven, always know you are so loved and missed.LOVE MOM AND DAD XXXOOO,

                        • Bennett, Leona Rogers

                          Leona Rogers Bennett of Nichols When one's journey through this life lasts 98 years, it is certain that the pendulum of experience and emotion will swing a wide arc. Leona Bennett - our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother - experienced great joy in her long and blessed life, and she also felt the pain and loss so certain to come to someone who lives so many years. Some women never experience the joy of being called "Mom" on Mother's Day. Leona was…

                          • Boncaldo M.D., Germante L.

                            will receive friends Monday and Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the F.E. BROWN SONS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 6575 E. Quaker St., Orchard Park, (AKA Rte. 20 A. 1.5 miles east of Rte 219 and 2.5 miles west of Transit Rd.). A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, 12 noon in Nativity of Our Lord Church, 26 Thorn Avenue, Orchard Park. Please assemble at church. Memorials made to Dr. Germante L. Boncaldo Scholarship Fund, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, 712 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14202 or the Pulmonary…

                            • Bossett, Jane G.

                              and relatives may gather at 11:00 AM September 3rd for a Catholic Service with visitation to follow at Orender Family Home for Funerals, 2643 Old Bridge Road, Manasquan, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Special Olympics or a charity of your choice. Condolences and memories can be e-mailed to

                              • Boyle, Phyllis M.

                                will be held at the J.A. McCormack Sons Funeral Home, 141 Main Street, Binghamton, Tuesday at 9 a.m. and at 9:30 a.m. at SS. John and Andrew Church, where a Funeral Mass will be offered. Entombment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City. The family will receive friends at the McCormack Funeral Home Monday from 1-4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in memory of Phyllis may be made to Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry, 23 Mill Street, Binghamton, N.Y. 13903.

                                • Brady Jr., James T.

                                  James T. Brady, Jr., age 82, of Wilson, NY, died on August 27, 2008, after a long bout with cancer. He was born in Niagara Falls, NY on February 3, 1926, the son of the late James T. Brady, Sr. and Margaret O?Connor. A graduate and stand out athlete of LaSalle High School, he was invited to play football at the University of Notre Dame by legendary athletic director, Frank Leahy. His studies and football career at Notre Dame were derailed by World War II. Rather than start school, he served four years in…

                                  • Brimmer Jr., Robert L. "Jay"

                                    • Brink, Richard F.

                                      for Richard F. Brink will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 30th, at Wm. R. Chase &Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango St., Port Dickinson, with Rev. Julien Weil officiating. Burial will follow at Chenango Valley Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

                                      • Brozek, John W.

                                        BROZEK - John W. Age 88, entered into rest under the care of Niagara Hospice on August 28, 2008. He was predeceased by his wife, Violette (nee Lazarewicz) Brozek; son of the late Antoni and Frances (nee Cyrankowski) Brozek; sister, Helen Goldie; brothers, Joseph, Victor and Richard Brozek. He was a World War II decorated Marine and served in the Pacific Theater. He was a retired Tool and Die maker for 35 years with Strippit Company of Akron, NY. He also belonged to numerous Veterans Organizations. John is…

                                        • Bufalino, Rosa L. (Milazzo)

                                          BUFALINO - Rosa L. (Milazzo)August 29, 2008, beloved wife of the late Liborio; dear sister of Maria (Mario) Campanella, Charles (Marie) Milazzo and the late Anna (Luigi) Bordonaro, Guiseppe (Gaetana) Milazzo, Salvatore (Onofria) Milazzo; also survived by many nieces and nephews in the United States and in Italy. Friends may call Sunday and Monday 4-8 PM at the PERNA-PELLEGRINO FUNERAL HOME, 1306 Hertel Ave. near Colvin, where prayers will be offered Tuesday at 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial…

                                          • Bulow, Jack F.

                                            • CECILIA JOHANTGEN

                                              Cecilia Johantgen, 101, of 1878 Main Street, passed away early Monday evening (Aug. 25, 2008) at her home. Cecilia was born March 10, 1907 in Perkinsville, the daughter of Joseph and Helen (Didas) Huette. She grew up in Perkinsville and other than three years in Dansville, she remained in the same house her entire life. Cecilia and Carl E. Johantgen were married June 24, 1930 at Sacred Heart Church in Perkinsville, and together they celebrated over 65 years of marriage prior to Carl passing away Sept. 16,…

                                              • Canale, Charlotte

                                                • Charles F. Long

                                                  Charles F. Long passed away August 28, 2008, at his home; he was 86 years old. He was the son

                                                • Christian Brett Kabisch

                                                  Christian Brett Kabisch passed away on July 29, 2008, in Asheville, N.C., where he had resided for the past two years. Christian was a 1980 graduate of Hammondsport Central School. He attended Corning Community College and the University of Arizona. He was an accomplished contractor with Homes by Kabisch in the Madison, Wisconsin, area before a diving accident left him disabled. He is survived by one daughter, Karissa Kabisch, his father, Terrence Kabisch, mother, Mary Sue McCormick and stepfather, Jack…

                                                • Clark, Robert L. "Boo"

                                                  • Conklin, Blanche

                                                    • Connor, Zachary A.

                                                      • Considine, Sister Lillian Marie

                                                        • Coughlin, Dana

                                                          DANA COUGHLIN, 58, of Mooers, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at her home., Arrangements were incomplete Friday evening and will be announced by the Ross Funeral Home, 2586 Route 11, Mooers.

                                                          • Creasey, Glea M.

                                                            Glea M. Creasey, age 44, of Canisteo, NY, formerly of Sanborn, NY, entered into rest suddenly, August 26, 2008. She was born in Niagara Falls, NY May 2, 1964, the daughter of the late Leigh and Onalee Masters Creasey Muir.Glea worked for Greater Southern Tier BOCES in the special education department as a teachers aide. She has lived in Canisteo for the past eight years coming from Sanborn, NY. Member of First United Methodist Church in Canisteo, NY. Past member of the 4-H and Glea loved the outdoors.Mother…

                                                            • Croxton, Nellie G.

                                                              Nellie G. Croxton of Taylorsville, Ky. Nellie G. Croxton, 75, passed away August 20, 2008. She was predeceased by her husband, Bill; mom, Anna; and brother, David. She is survived by son, Larry Croxton, Taylorsville, Ky.; daughter, Donna (Trish) Wells, Morgantown, Ky.; sister, Freda Matts, Harpursville, N.Y.; grandchildren, Cary Boles, Dalton Croxton, Tara Anderson and Douglas Wells; and two great-grandchildren; also her faithful caregiver, Judy. Nellie was an Air Force veteran. She was a great cook, always…

                                                              • Crump, Louis

                                                                • Cynthia Sincoski

                                                                  Cynthia Sincoski, 79, of Tiverton, R.I., passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home on Tuesday, Aug. 26. She was the beloved wife of the late Stanley W. Sincoski. They were married for 56 years.  Cynthia was born in Little Falls, N.Y., the daughter of the late Byron and Frances (Eldridge) Waters.  Mrs. Sincoski was predeceased by her oldest daughter, Jane Marie Sincoski Conlon. She is survived by her three children, son Jeffrey of Charlestown R.I., son David of Scituate, Mass., and a daughter Carrie…

                                                                  • Deats, Ruth N.

                                                                    • DiVeronica, Sophia

                                                                      • ERIC S. LEHMAN

                                                                        Eric S. Lehman, 29, passed away Tuesday (Aug. 26, 2008) as a result of injuries sustained at work. Mr. Lehman was born on Feb. 9, 1979 in Hornell to Tracy Preston and Brenda Lehman Capluzzi. He was a 1998 graduate of Andover Central School. Eric worked as a welder for Alstom Air Preheater in Wellsville from 2006 to the present. Eric is survived by his father and step-mother, Tracy and Debbie Preston of Andover; his mother and step father, Brenda and Paul Capluzzi of Hornell; his loving companion and best…

                                                                        • Eccher, Elsie

                                                                          Elsie Harriet (nee Otto) Eccher, age 91, of Gasport, died on Thursday, August 28, 2008 at her home. Born September 12, 1916 in Gasport, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Jenny (nee Castle) Otto.She graduated from Gasport High School in 1934 and from the Nursing School of the University of Rochester in 1938, where she worked for several years. She married William Eccher in 1940 and lived in Ferndale, PA from 1945 until 1977, where she reared her two sons and helped with many nieces, nephews and…

                                                                          • Erway, Alice

                                                                            • Erway, Alice L. (Lowery)

                                                                              Alice L. (Lowery) Erway of Penn Yan, NY Funeral Services for Alice L. (Lowery) Erway will be held Saturday, 10:15 a.m. from the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 East Main Street, Endicott, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 a.m., from Blessed Trinity Parish at St. Margaret Mary, Pennsylvania Avenue, Apalachin, with the Reverend Father Bob Ring of Penn Yan presiding. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City. The family will receive friends at the Allen Memorial Home Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until service…

                                                                              • Fazzolari, Melissa Mary

                                                                                Melissa Mary (Luff) Fazzolari, loving mother, daughter, sister, granddaughter and aunt, born March 29, 1968, entered into rest surrounded by her loving family on August 27, 2008, after a brief illness. Missy graduated from Barker Central School where she was active in sports and cheerleading. As a lifelong resident of Barker, she was known as a dear, loyal friend to all and consequently was treasured as a friend by many.She is survived by her husband, Joseph Fazzolari; her beloved sons, Joseph John…

                                                                                • Fulcher, Daniel R.

                                                                                  FULCHER - Daniel R. Of Eden NY, unexpectedly August 29, 2008. Beloved husband of Patricia (Suffoletto) Fulcher; loving father of Daniel (Shannon), and Michael Fulcher; dear grandfather of Olivia, Trevor, and Mariella; son of the late Russ and Elizabeth (OBrien) Fulcher; brother of William (Shirley) and John (Lucky) Fulcher; son-in-law of Olivia and the late Peter Suffoletto; brother-in-law of Peter (Elaine) Suffoletto, also survived by many loving nieces &nephews. Family will be pre- sent to receive…

                                                                                  • GLEE F. ‘BUTCH’ TURNER, JR.

                                                                                    Glee F. “Butch” Turner, Jr., 55 of 11 Fifth Street, passed away Monday (Aug. 25, 2008) at McAuley Manor, Hornell. Born in Rochester, July 8, 1953, the son of Glee and Dolores Sanford Turner, he had resided for a time in Rochester, but in Canisteo most of his life. He is survived by his wife, Eloise Spangenberg Turner of Canisteo; his mother, Dolores Turner of Bradford; his sister, Lorraine Turner of Bradford; his brother, Charles “Cubby” Turner of Washington state; four step-daughters, Mary Howell…

                                                                                    • Galloway, Peter J.

                                                                                      GALLOWAY, Peter J. -Peter youre always in our hearts &minds. You are very sadly missed. Love Mom, Brothers &Sisters,

                                                                                      • Garritano, Fay

                                                                                        • Giangreco, Samuel C.

                                                                                          GIANGRECO, Samuel C. -Wish we could have celebrated your 87th Birthday together. You will always be loved and sadly missed.WIFE MARY &FAMILY,

                                                                                          • Gigliotti, Mary B.

                                                                                            Mary B. (Bernat) Gigliotti, 87, of Niagara Falls, NY, died Wednesday, August 27, 2008 in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Niagara Falls, NY on February 2, 1921, the daughter of the late John and Mary (Nawrotek) Bernat and attended local schools. She retired from the New York State Power Authority in maintenance and enjoyed cooking, frequenting the casino and loved to watch TV. She is survived by her daughter, Marlene Gigliotti of Niagara Falls, NY; her niece, Gloria Beczkowski and…

                                                                                            • Goda, Anna M.

                                                                                              will be held on Tuesday, September 2, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. at the Estey, Munroe &Fahey Funeral Home, 15 Park St., Owego, with the Rev. Parrish Bridges officiating. Burial will follow in the Tioga Cemetery, Owego. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in Anna M. Goda's memory to Traci's Hope, P.O. Box 504, Apalachin, N.Y. 13732.

                                                                                              • Goodell, Lloyd

                                                                                                • Gouger, James L.

                                                                                                  (Hamlin) - James L. Gouger, age 62, of Bankside Drive, died August 27, 2008 at his residence, following a short illness. He was born December 15, 1945 in Rochester to Erwin and Ida (Miller) Gouger and was a lifetime resident of the area. Mr. Gouger was a member of the New Covenant Worship Center in Holley.He was predeceased by first wife, Janice and his brother, William. James is survived by his wife, Beverly; son, Michael (Donna) Gouger of Hamlin; daughters, Rita Gouger of Newark, Patricia (Douglas)…

                                                                                                  • Hayes Sr., Charles

                                                                                                    Charles Hayes, Sr., 66, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away August 26, 2008 peacefully at his residence. Born November 19, 1941, Mr. Hayes relocated to Niagara Falls in the early 70's after a tour in Vietnam, serving in the US Army.He had former employment with various local companies, helping to build such structures as the Highland Ave. bridge, Niagara Falls Convention Center and Niagara Community College.Surviving is his wife of 40 years, Betty Hayes; one son, Charles (Evangeline) Hayes, Jr. and one…

                                                                                                    • Helen G. Kuczka

                                                                                                      Helen G. Kuczka of Corning, NY died Friday, August 29, 2008 at Corning Hospital. Helen was born October 10, 1933 in Yonkers, NY, the daughter of the late James and Helen (Hampson) Gorman.  She graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Yonkers and was employed by Batten Barton Durstine & Osborne Advertisers in New York City prior to marriage to George E. Kuczka on June 6, 1953.  She assisted her husband while he was manager of the Corning Country Club for 25 years, prior to owning and operating the…

                                                                                                      • Hooey, Robert H.

                                                                                                        • Horan, Robert J.

                                                                                                          • Hunter, Michael R.

                                                                                                            HUNTER - Michael R. August 24, 2008, of Buffalo. Friends received Saturday at 11 AM at United House of God, 410 Minnesota, Buffalo. Funeral Service follows at 12 noon. Arrangements by BRIAN K. LEWISFUNERAL HOME.,

                                                                                                            • Incorvia, Dominick J.

                                                                                                              may call on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the M.J.COLUCCI and SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services will begin on Tuesday, September 2nd at 8:45 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM in Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 27th Street and Independence Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY. Entombment with Military Honors in St. Joseph Cemetery, Niagara Falls, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Niagara…

                                                                                                              • Isaiah Lee Payton-Seeley

                                                                                                                On August 20, 2008, Isaiah Lee Payton-Seeley, age 22, of Big Timber, MT, suddenly left this earth to find everlasting peace and comfort in the arms of Jesus. Isaiah was born in Urbana, NY. He was raised in Campbell, NY until he moved to Big Timber with his parents and brother, Gus, in 2002. He was home-schooled and had obtained his GED. He then went on to attend the Bartending Academy in Missoula, MT. He went on to further his education by moving to Gainesville, FL, where he attended the Florida School of…

                                                                                                                • JACQUELINE Y. ‘JACKIE’ VanHOVEN

                                                                                                                  Jacqueline Y. “Jackie” VanHoven, 41, of 1575 Osmin Road, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday (Aug. 27, 2008) at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell. Born in North Hornell, Sept. 2, 1966, the daughter of Walter and Madeline Glover Bourgeois, Sr., she had resided in Canaseraga during her early life and in the Canisteo-Rexville area since 1993. She was predeceased by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Douglas VanHoven, whom she married April 9, 1994; her sons, Terrance Causey of Rexville, Lee…

                                                                                                                  • JOSEPH O. NORAGONG

                                                                                                                    Joseph O. Noragong, 60, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday (Aug. 26, 2008) at the Bath VA Hospital. Joe was born Dec. 27, 1947 in Wayland, a son of Joseph O. and Frances (Nestoryak) Noragong. He was a 1969 graduate of the Wayland High School, a graduate of Bryant & Stratton Business College in Buffalo and graduated from business school in Rapid City, S.D. He was a Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving during the Vietnam Conflict and retiring from the Marine Reserves after 23 years of dedicated…

                                                                                                                    • Jackson Sr., Robert C.

                                                                                                                      • James F. “Jesse” Deyle

                                                                                                                        James F. “Jesse” Deyle, 56, of 56 Third St., Ilion, passed away suddenly on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, in Cape Cod, Mass., while mountain biking with his family and friends. He was born Jan. 22, 1952, in Ilion, N.Y., the son of Winifred “Fritzie Flock and the late Frank Deyle, and was educated in the Ilion School System. On Aug. 10, 1974, Jim married the former Annette Makohen in Herkimer. For over 30 years he worked with his father and then eventually owned and operated Deyle Vending. Jim also was…

                                                                                                                        • John V. Valk Sr.

                                                                                                                          John V. Valk Sr., 81 of Curtin Ave, Mayfield, died Friday August 29, 2008, at the Fulton County Residential Health Care Facility following a long illness.

                                                                                                                          • Joyce Bernhardt

                                                                                                                            Joyce Bernhardt, 74, of Gloversville, died peacefully on August 22, 2008, at Littauer Extended Care. Mrs. Bernhardt was born on Oct.

                                                                                                                            • Judd, Robert "Juddy"

                                                                                                                              • Kanter, Nathan

                                                                                                                                • Kenneth ‘Ken’ R. Burton

                                                                                                                                  Mr. Kenneth “Ken” R. Burton, 64, of Acme Road, Ilion (town of Frankfort), passed away on Friday morning, August 29, 2008, in his home from an apparent heart attack. He was born in Ilion on August 17, 1944, son of the late Lynn and Anna (Abeling) Burton, and was educated in Ilion and Frankfort schools. On September 2, 1988, he married his wife of 19 years, Nancy Smith, in the First Baptist Church, Herkimer. He served his country proudly in the United States Army. His last employment was with Remington…

                                                                                                                                  • Kuczka, Helen G.

                                                                                                                                    • Kurt D. Presley

                                                                                                                                      Kurt D. Presley, 52, of Briglin Road, passed away suddenly Wednesday, August 27, 2008 in Cleveland, OH, as a result of a motorcycle accident. He was born July 26, 1956 in Bath, the son of Samuel H. and Hilda Minson Presley, Sr. Kurt drove truck and later did engineering work for the family business, Clark Specialty Co. After becoming disabled, he enjoyed life to the fullest, spending time with friends and always being there for family. He enjoyed hunting, especially fishing with his best friend, Glenn…

                                                                                                                                      • La Fave Jr., Dr. Robert J.

                                                                                                                                        to be announced.

                                                                                                                                        • LaBounty, Delores Ann

                                                                                                                                          ** PIC HERE **, PLATTSBURGH -- Delores Ann LaBounty, 66, of Abenaki Road, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at her home under the care of her family and Hospice of the North Country. She was born in Plattsburgh April 4, 1942, the daughter of Lyle and Alyce (Kate) Delong., She was employed at First Transit in Plattsburgh for many years. She enjoyed bingo, crossword puzzles and cats., She is survived by a son, Robert Bourdeau of Plattsburgh; four daughters, Beccie Guimond and her companion Sally Pelletier,…

                                                                                                                                          • LaMarche, William W.

                                                                                                                                            WILLIAM W. LAMARCHE, 68, of Dumont Road, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh., He was born in Plattsburgh on Aug. 21, 1940, the son of Frederick and Bertha (Rascoe) LaMarche., At his request, there will be no calling hours. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later date at the convenience of the family., Arrangements were entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, N.Y. Online condolences may be made at

                                                                                                                                            • Lang II, John Francis

                                                                                                                                              Passed away at his home in Scottsdale, AZ, July 24th at the age of 69. John was a lifelong marketer and fund raiser who served as a Marine then becoming a local business superstar with Buff Jaycee's founding The Dunlop Pro-Am and He moved to,

                                                                                                                                              • Leo M. Hodowski

                                                                                                                                                Mr. Leo M. Hodowski (Lt. Col. USAF, retired), 89, of Furnace Street, Little Falls, passed away at Little Falls Hospital on August 25, 2008, after a brief illness. He was born on August 18, 1919, in Little Falls to Alexander and Alice (Chomicka) Hodowski. He was educated in Little Falls. He was a graduate of Syracuse University with degrees in chemical engineering and teaching. Leo was a decorated veteran of World War II. He was a pilot for 23 years in the Air Force. Upon his retirement from the military,…

                                                                                                                                                • Lewis, Eleanor G.

                                                                                                                                                  may call on Friday, August 29th from 4?7:30 PM at the M.J.COLUCCI and SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services will follow at 7:30 PM, with Rev. Duane R Klizek officiating. Interment at the convenience of the family in St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY. Memorial donations may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, 120 Wall Street, 19th floor, New York, NY 10005. Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                  • Lillian E. Ives

                                                                                                                                                    Lillian E. Ives, 89, a resident of Valley Health Services, died on August 28, 2008, at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare, New Hartford. A native of Dolgeville, Lillian was born on June 18, 1919, a daughter of the late George and Olive (Clemons) Covell. Prior to moving to Valley Health Services, she resided at the Middleville Rest Home for several years. Survivors include one son, Edward Ives and his wife, Patricia, of Amsterdam; two daughters, Becky Eckler of Ilion and Alice Siver of Little Falls; and several…

                                                                                                                                                    • Lohan, Richard E.

                                                                                                                                                      • Maloney, James M.

                                                                                                                                                        MALONEY - James M. Rochester, Thursday, August 28, 2008 at age 82. James is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ann Maloney (Langan); children, James Jr. (Anne), Thomas (Jennifer), Michael (Eileen), George (Rebecca), Daniel (Robin), Patrick, Kathleen (Benjamin) Dengler &Mary Carol (David) Taylor; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Catherine Uschold; many dear friends. James is predeceased by his daughter, Ann Marie. James is a Veteran of World War II and served in the U.S. Army. he…

                                                                                                                                                        • Marcellus, Marion

                                                                                                                                                          • Marzolf Jr., Louis J.

                                                                                                                                                            MARZOLF - Louis J., Jr. August 27, 2008 of Strykersville, NY; beloved husband of Eleanor J. Osieja Szuba Marzolf; loved by six stepchildren and 12 stepgrandchildren; brother of Gertrude (Lawrence) Lefort; predeceased by seven sisters and brothers; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 784 Main Street, East Aurora. Mass of Christian Burial from St. Mary Queen of The Rosary RC Church, Main Street, Strykersville, on Monday at 11:00 AM…

                                                                                                                                                            • McClincy, Dorothy T.

                                                                                                                                                              Dorothy T. McClincy, of Lewiston, NY, passed away on Thursday, August 28, 2008 in Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence. She was born in Niagara Falls, NY on April 13, 1915, the daughter of the late Clarence and Elizabeth Thompson.Mrs. McClincy graduated from St. Mary's High School in 1933. She was a secretary with Union Carbide (National, Republic and Acheson plants) in Niagara Falls, NY from 1959, until retiring in 1979.She was a member of the Union Carbide Choraleers, St. Teresa's Senior…

                                                                                                                                                              • Mednick, Marvin

                                                                                                                                                                Mednick, Marvin -Dearest Marv, one year has passed. you are truly missed by all. you were so loving and caring. Love always.ROBERTA & FAMILY.,

                                                                                                                                                                • Melfi, Annora Rose

                                                                                                                                                                  • Michael C. Helmer

                                                                                                                                                                    Michael C. Helmer, 51, of 1893 U.S. Highway 20, Richfield Springs, passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born April 15, 1957, in Herkimer, N.Y., the son of Betty Williams Helmer and the late Leon Helmer, and received his education in the Ilion Central School System. On Nov. 23, 1979, he married the former Christy Collins at St. Augustine’s Church in Ilion. Mike was employed as a HVAC specialist at Herkimer County Community College in Herkimer, and was a former…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Mietlicki,, Tekla H.

                                                                                                                                                                      may call Sunday, August 31st from 7-9 PM and Monday, Sept. 1st from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Zajac Funeral Home, Inc., 319-24th St., cor. Welch Ave., Niagara Falls, NY, where services will begin at 9:15 AM Tuesday, Sept. 2nd and Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM from St. Vincent de Paul Parish at St. Leo?s Church. Burial in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. Contributions in her memory to Niagara Hospice, Inc., 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094.Visit for…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Mildred F. Stalloch

                                                                                                                                                                        Mildred F. Stalloch, 91, of 77 Wilson St., Ilion, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008, at St. Luke’s Medical Center, Utica. She was born Jan. 28, 1917, in Frankfort, N.Y., the daughter of the late John and Jessie Shannon Stalloch. Mildred received her education in the Frankfort schools, Albany College and Utica School of Commerce and was employed as a court reporter with the Baltimore City Court, the Washington War College and retired from the Baltimore County Court in 1982. Ms. Stalloch was of the…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Moses, Helen Kublanow

                                                                                                                                                                          • Motisi, Jo-Anne

                                                                                                                                                                            • O"Brien, Donald

                                                                                                                                                                              • O'Connor, Barbara

                                                                                                                                                                                • O'Connor, Barbara Clarke

                                                                                                                                                                                  • O'Shea, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                    • O?Bryan, Marion J.

                                                                                                                                                                                      invited. Rev. John L. Tipton will officiate. Burial will be in Elmlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Salem United Church of Christ or to the Alzheimer?s Association of WNY, 2805 Wehrle Dr., Ste. 6, Williamsville, NY 14221.Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Palma, Jalana

                                                                                                                                                                                        PALMA, Jalana -24 today. We have missed eight cakes together and it breaks my broken heart even more when the day arrives and youre not with me, but still I need to say Happy Birthday Baby. I love you.SIZZLE FOREVER 143 MOM,

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Parry, Robert

                                                                                                                                                                                          PARRY, Robert -Happy 60th Birthday. We love and miss you.WIFE CLAUDETTE &SON JORDAN,

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pasquale, Geraldine Lorraine Clara

                                                                                                                                                                                            may call at HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, 3648 Ransomville Rd., Ransomville, on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Prayers will be offered at the funeral home on Tuesday, September 2nd at 9:45 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM in Immaculate Conception RC Church, 4671 Townline Rd. (Rte. 429), Ransomville, with the Rev. James C. O'Connor officiating. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Niagara County SPCA, 2100 Lockport Rd.,…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Payne, James B.

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Preziuso, Sam

                                                                                                                                                                                                PREZIUSO, Sam -The memory of your love will my great comfort be. -Lorrie, Linda, and children,

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pytko, Dorothy

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • RAY A. NORTHRUP, SR.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ray A. Northrup, Sr., 80, former owner of Northrup Service in Jasper, passed away Wednesday (Aug. 27, 2008) at his son’s home in Brockport. Ray was a past member of the Scottsville Fire Department and had been a trustee for the United Church of Jasper. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Barbara (House) Northrup; his children, Ray Jr. (Jane) Northrup, Mary Bess (Charles) Wallington, Allan Northrup, Nicholas (Barbara) Northrup; step-children, Diana (Mitch) Bisanar, Nancy (Craig) Powley, Lynette (Clay)…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ramond L. Hunt

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ramond L. Hunt, 78, of 376 N. Shore Road, Cuba, died Wednesday (Aug. 27, 2008) at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Buffalo. He was born Aug. 11, 1930, in Batavia, the son of Elmer and Myrtle (Bahre) Hunt. On Aug. 28, 1981, in Wellsville, he married Linda Beauprey, who survives. Ray was a former longtime resident of Wellsville and resided in Cuba since 1996. He was a 1949 graduate of Wellsville High School and a 1965 graduate of St. Bonaventure University. He served with the U. S. Air Force from…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Richard E. Woodworth

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Richard E. Woodworth, son of the late Raymond and Dorothy Woodworth of Wellsville , N.Y. , died Thursday (Aug. 21, 2008) at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington . He is survived by his wife, Mary Marshall G. Woodworth; his son, Marshall C. Woodworth; and his brothers, Robert, Donald, David and Alan Woodworth. His ashes will be interred at 3 p.m. Sunday on his parents’ grave at Woodlawn Cemetery in Wellsville.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rushford, Randolph R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          RANDOLPH R. RUSHFORD, 66, of Miami Beach, Fla., and formerly of Plattsburgh, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2008, in Miami Beach., He was born Feb. 19, 1942, in Plattsburgh, the son of the late Stanley Rushford and Margaret (Brooks) Carr., A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday, Sept. 6, at 9 a.m. from St. John's Church in Plattsburgh. Burial will follow in St. Augustine's Cemetery in Peru., Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, N.Y., Online…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Russert Jr., Timothy John "Tim" (Featured Guest Book)

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Scapellati, Philip S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sicari, Anthony

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Smith, Scott A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  for Scott A. Smith will be held on Saturday, August 30, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. at the Estey, Munroe &Fahey Funeral Home, 15 Park St., Owego. Burial will follow in the Tioga Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Scott A. Smith's memory to the Owego Fire/Emergency Squad, P.O. Box 22, Owego, N.Y. 13827.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sossner, Everett

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    EVERETT SOSSNER, 62, of Sawyer Avenue, Malone, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at Alice Hyde Medical Center, Malone, N.Y., He was born in Bronx, N.Y., April 3, 1946, the son of Frank and Sylvia (Birnbak) Sossner., hours will be held at the Chateaugay Funeral Home Tuesday, Sept. 2, from 9 to 10 a.m. A graveside service will follow at 10:30 a.m. in the Brainardsville Cemetery, Brainardsville, with Rabbi Ken White., Arrangements are through the Chateaugay Funeral Home., Associated Press content ©2007. All…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Stepien, Craig J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      STEPIEN, Craig J. - 2 years. Unforgettable, thats what you are. Love and miss you. MOM AND DAD,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Strzelczyk Sr., Glenn R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may call Saturday, August 30th from 1-4 PM at Zajac Funeral Home Inc., 319-24th. St., cor. Welch Ave., Niagara Falls, NY, where services will be held at 4 PM. Burial at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to a charity of one?s choice. Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Taussig, Martha Veronica

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Thompson, Linda M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • VERONICA ‘JUNE’ (SHANNON) PAULY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Veronica “June” (Shannon) Pauly, 83, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday (Aug. 26, 2008). Born June 6, 1925 to John Smith and Gladys Reilly in Atlantic-Highland, N.J., she lived in Newark, N.J., Kearny, N.J., Hornell and Canaseraga for most of her adult life. She was a member of the VFW, a communicant of St. Ann’s Church and enjoyed collecting porcelain dolls. She was predeceased by her first husband, Domick L. Shannon, Sr.; her second husband, Ludwig Pauly; her son, Russell Shannon; and two infant…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Wacker, Aurelia Rosinski

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Aurelia (Rosinski) Wacker, of Shaker Heights, OH, died on July 12, 2008 after a short illness. Born in North Tonawanda, NY on September 9, 1925, daughter of the late Mayor Stanley M. Rosinski and Zonia Rosinski. Beloved mother of Christine and Gail Wacker of Shaker Heights, OH. Sister of Constance S. Amato of Sarasota, FL and the late Dorothy Wollnik. Survived by grandson, Michael and two great-grandchildren. Also survived by nieces, Louisa Amato Shaul, Diane Amato Phillips and nephews, Jeffrey J. Amato and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wadsworth, David

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    are invited to call at the R. J. Fahy Funeral Home on Monday from 10 a.m. until the service at noon. Please consider memorial contributions to the South New Berlin Fire Department, South New Berlin, NY 13843.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Wirth, Donald E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Donald E. Wirth, 75, of 62nd Street, died Thursday, August 28, 2008 in Millard Fillmore Gates Circle, after a brief illness.Don was born August 4, 1933 in Niagara Falls, the son of Charles ?Happy? and Jennie (Lum) Wirth. He graduated from LaSalle High School in 1952, where he played baseball, basketball and ran track. He served in the U.S. Navy in Operation Deep Freeze, setting up a station at the South Pole in 1954. He was employed at Carborundum Abrasives Division, where he worked in numerous departments…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Woroniecki, Josephine (Cierlacki)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WORONIECKI - Josephine (nee Cierlacki)August 26, 2008, wife of the late Stanley Woroniecki; mother of Annette Friel, Dennis Woroniecki and Wayne Woroniecki. Mrs. Woroniecki was a roller derby professional known as Jo Allen. Funeral arrangements are private.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wright, Lillian

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wurtenberger, Marguriete A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may call on Saturday from 2-5 PM ONLY at John O. Roth Funeral Home, Inc., 25 William St. (between Morgan and Broad Sts.) in the City of Tonawanda, where a funeral service will be held at 5 PM following visitation. Rev. John L. Tipton will officiate. Private burial will be in Evangelical Protestant Cemetery in the Town of Pendleton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Salem United Church of Christ, 114 Morgan St., Tonawanda, NY 14150.Visit to sign guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Zaleon, Marvin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Barnes, Marjorie B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Boggs III, Josiah C. "Josh"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Carr, Richard L. "Dick"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Maine, Richard D.


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