Saturday, September 27, 2008

New York Obituaries 09/27/08


Audrey A. Sears, 85, of 333 Grand St., passed away peacefully, in the presence of her loving family, Monday morning (Sept. 22, 2008) at McAuley Manor in North Hornell, after a long illness. Born in England on July 5, 1923, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Elizabeth Risenborough Love. She was married to Theodore Larnard, who predeceased her in 1977; she later married Howard Sears, who predeceased her in 2007. Besides her parents and husbands, she also was predeceased by her three brothers. She…

  • Ahlheim, Ann M.

    Ahlheim, Ann M. Brighton: On September 26, 2008. She is predeceased by her husband, Richard F. Ahlheim. She is survived by her daughters, Judy (Flint) Beal and Wendy Ahlheim; grandchildren, Bradley Richard and Emily Brooke Beal; nieces and nephews, David (Barbara) Marcellus, Kate (Donald) Bennett, Richard Marcellus and W. J. (Chip) Marcellus Jr. Private Service and Interment at the convenience of the family. Contributions in her memory may be made to American Red Cross, 50 Prince St., Roch., NY 14607 or…

    • Alberty, Lois E.

      • Amelio, Judith J.

        • Antonia Dededimous Jeffries

          Mrs. Antonia Dededimous Jeffries, age 90, of Gloversville, died Thursday, September 25, 2008, at Nathan Littauer Hospital. Gloversville.

          • Archer, Robert W.

            Robert W. Archer, Sr. of Westerleigh on September 25, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Marie M. Archer. Loving father of Robert W. Archer, Jr. and Joanne M. McCarthy. Dear brother of William (Gene) Archer and Alice Lesica and the late Andrew Archer. Cherished grandfather of Lauren M. and Kristen A. McCarthy and the late Robert W. Archer III and great-grandfather of Brittany N. Archer and Joseph E. Martinez. Funeral service Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton Tuesday 10 A.M. Interment…

            • Ashworth, Robert P.

              Ashworth, Robert P. Irondequoit: Wednesday, September 24, 2008. Age 35. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Lauren; mother, Jane Ashworth; brothers, Terry and David; sister, Jane (Robert) Rowley; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Stuart (Jodi) Schollnick and Allan (Lee) Schollnick; loving pets, Finlay and Millie; many nieces, nephews and wonderful friends. On SUNDAY, family and friends are invited to attend Robert's Memorial Service at 1 PM at the home of Stuart and Jodi Schollnick, 57…

              • BERTHA V. PHILLIPS

                Bertha V. Phillips, age 97, of Campbell, NY went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 23, 2008. She was born on February 14, 1911 in Hornby, NY to Bert and Annabelle (Walrath) Lake.  She was a graduate of Northside High School and the Normal School for Teachers.  Bertha taught in three schools in the Thurston area.  In 1932 at North Baptist Church, she married her loving husband of 53 years, James Phillips, who predeceased her in 1985. They worked together on the family farm. …

                • Baker Jr., James E.

                  • Barbara Franzen Fox

                    Barbara Franzen Fox, 61, of Clearwater, FL, passed away on Tuesday, September 23, 2008. She was born on February 25, 1947 to Doris Gruber and the late Roger William Franzen. Mrs. Fox was retired.  She was a beloved mother and grandmother.  She devoted all of her time and energy to her family and helping others.  She was president of her class at the State University of New York Farmingdale.  She also attended St. Petersburg College and while there, achieved her goal of completing her baccalaureate…

                    • Barker, Stephanie S.

                      may call Sunday, 1-4 & 7-9 at the Vay-Schleich &Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday at 10 o'clock at St. Charles Borromeo Church. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may make contributions to Strong Memorial Hospital ICU Dept., 601 Elmwood Ave., 14642 in her memory. For more information or to sign Stephanie's on line guest book, please visit:

                      • Barrey, Margaurite M.

                        may call Friday from 4-8 PM in the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo Avenue, where a prayer service will be held at 8 PM. The interment will be private in Southeastern Memorial Gardens, South Carolina. In lieu of flowers, memorials, if desired, may be made to Hospice Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227-1480.Visit for online guest register.

                        • Barton, Carol (Tormey)

                          Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave, Castleton Corners, on Monday. Mass of Christian Burial Holy Family RC Church 9:45 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends will be received Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.

                          • Bauerle, Edith E.

                            Bauerle, Edith E. (White) "Edie" Nevada: Peacefully on September 23, 2008, in Henderson, NV. Predeceased by her loving husband, Robert W. Bauerle. Survived by sons, Curtis W. (Betty) of Henderson, NV and Lance S. (Corinne); grandchildren, Justin (Heidi) Bauerle and Jordan (Brianna) Bauerle, both of UT; step-grandchildren, Samantha and Tim Pierce; great-grandchildren, Chase, Luke and Ashtyn Bauerle. A private Memorial will be held. Donations can be made to the Humane Society at Lollypop Farm. Edie…

                            • Becker Jr., John H.

                              • Bell Jr., Jerome C.

                                • Bennett, Charles Wright

                                  may call Friday 2-4, 7-9 PM in the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo Avenue. Funeral services Saturday 10 AM in Colonial Village Presbyterian Church, 4813 Kline Road, Town of Lewiston. The Rev. Robert Bellingham will officiate. The interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials, if desired, may be made to the church or to Freedom Village USA, Lake Mont, NY.Visit for online guest register.

                                  • Besaw Jr., Brian Scott

                                    (Lewiston) - Brian Scott Besaw, Jr., premature infant son of Ashley Sarles and Brian Scott Besaw, Sr. of Niagara Falls, NY, died September 24, 2008 at Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston.In addition to his parents, he is survived by his grandparents, Richard and Kim Sarles, Dolly Neubauer and Kerry Besaw, and several aunts and uncles.Services and burial are private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements were entrusted to HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, 3628 Ransomville Rd., Ransomville, NY.Visit…

                                    • Bingham, Ruth Lucille

                                      • Boryszewski, Jeanne M.

                                        may call Sunday, 2-4, 7-9 at the Vay-Schleich &Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Rd. Her Funeral Service will be held Monday at 9:30 AM in the Funeral Home Chapel. Interment White Haven Memorial Park. For more information or to sign Jeanne's on-line guestbook please visit

                                        • Breese, James I.

                                          • Brewer, Jean E.

                                            may call at the Leo M. Bean and Sons Funeral Home, 2771 Chili Avenue, Sunday, 3-7. Funeral Service, Monday, 11 AM at the funeral home. Interment, Grove Place Cemetery. Contributions to Community Gospel Church, 715 Browns Rd., Scottsville, NY 14546.

                                            • Brockman, Roy E.

                                              Brockman, Roy E. Irondequoit: Died September 25, 2008. He is survived by his wife, Leora (Schoeneman) Brockman; his son, Edward (Lorraine) Brockman; daughters, Mary Minkoff, Susan (Benjamin) Hinchman; grandchildren, Amanda (Jeff) Cook, Chad (Corinne) Betts, Robert Brockman, Dana Betts, Katherine Brockman, Anne Minkoff, Eric Minkoff, Holly (Brian) Reigner and Benjamin Hinchman V; niece, Barbara (Marx) Dam; and many cousins. He was a WWII B-17 Pilot, flying 35 combat missions. He retired as a chemical…

                                              • Brown, Robert S.

                                                BROWN - Robert S. Of Lancaster, NY, September 26, 2008, loving father of Karen (Nelson) Haas, Susan (Kevin) Jarczyk. Lisa (Maurice) Sheehan; grandfather of Carrie, Keith, Brett, Todd, Blake, Luke and Trevor. Family will receive relatives and friends at the WENDEL &LOECHER INC., FUNERAL HOME, 27 Aurora St., Lancaster Sunday 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral services will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church, 4659 Broadway, Lancaster Monday morning at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice…

                                                • Buckley M.D., Eugene T.

                                                  • Camizzi, Ann Marie (Dublino)

                                                    • Campbell, Donna

                                                      • Carey, Patrick C.

                                                        • Carlino, Francis P.

                                                          . Interment was in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Lockport.,

                                                          • Carnegie, Paul J.

                                                            CARNEGIE, Paul J. Age 53, of Elmira, died very unexpectedly, on Wednesday, September 24, 2008. Paul was born August 15, 1955, a son of Mary Rossi Carnegie and the late Edward J. Carnegie. In addition to his mother Paul is survived by his daughter, Victoria Carnegie; granddaughter, Alena Carnegie both of Washington PA; sisters and brothers-in-law, Marianne Carnegie of Charleston, SC, with her sons, Jonathan and Michael; Christine and Robert Formeck of Charlotte, NC, with children, Rob, Dan, and Nicole; Patty…

                                                            • Carriero, Natalie A.

                                                              • Cave, Dora Elsie

                                                                Dora Elsie (nee Nichols) Cave, age 93, of Gasport, entered into rest on Thursday, September 25, 2008 at Lockport Memorial Hospital. Born September 28, 1914 in Burt, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Elsie (nee Watling) Nichols.Dora married Edward Cave January 1,1947 in Ridgewood Union Church by the Reverend William McKee. Mr. Cave died July 1, 2006. Dora was a member of the Ridge Road Bible Church. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening, bird watching, and doing puzzles. Dora loved being with her…

                                                                • Chapman, Garland J. "Gary"

                                                                  Garland J. "Gary" Chapman passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2008 in White Plains Hospital, White Plains, NY, after a long illness. Born July 19, 1952 he was the son of Mary and the late Garland R. Chapman of Lockport, NY.Gary was a 1970 graduate of DeSales High School. He was the founder of his own company, NNY, Inc., and later was employed as an executive for Chyron Corp. He was a private pilot that had earned his I.F.R. license.He is survived by his daughter, Lauren of Boston, MA; his mother,…

                                                                  • Chase, Gary G.

                                                                    • Clark, Joannah

                                                                      may call 2-4pm Sunday at the Greenleaf Funeral Home Inc., 503 W. Onondaga St., Syracuse.

                                                                      • Collins, Peter M.

                                                                        COLLINS, Peter M. Age 64, of Elmira, died at his home, with his family, and friends, by his side, on Thursday, September 25, 2008. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, September 29, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 304 N. Main Street, Elmira. Donations in Peter's memory may be directed to Boy Scout Troop 101, Hendy Avenue School, corner of W. Water St. &Hendy Avenue, Elmira, NY 14905. Arrangements by McInerny Funeral Home. Peter's &Susan's friends are invited to drop…

                                                                        • Csorny, William

                                                                          • Cuddeback, Phillip

                                                                            • Curra, Maria Concetta

                                                                              • D'Amico, Antoinette

                                                                                • Dec, Stanley F.

                                                                                  • Defabio, Anthony A. "Butch"

                                                                                    may call Sunday, 2-6PM at the Dierna Funeral Home, 2309 Culver Rd., near Norton. Butch's Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday at 12 NOON at St. Cecilia's Church. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to an Education Fund for his granddaughter, Abbie.

                                                                                    • Defrank, Dolores

                                                                                      DeFrank, Dolores Rochester: September 24, 2008. Predeceased by her parents, Josephine and Dominick DeFrank; and brother-in-law, Joseph Nasca. Survived by her sister, Frances Nasca; nephews, Joseph (Donna) and Michael Nasca; grandnephew, David Nasca; grandniece, Rachel Nasca; several aunts, uncles, cousins and good friends. She was employed at Labori's Dress Shop for over 30 years. She was a member of St. Philip Neri Church and an active member in St. Cecilia's Church. Calling, Sunday, 2-6 at Falvo…

                                                                                      • Deprimo-Ritter, Barbara A.

                                                                                        • Donato, Frances

                                                                                          MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., on Tuesday 8:45 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Teresa's Church 9:30 A.M. Entombment Woodbridge Memorial Gardens, Woodbridge, NJ. Friends may call Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations to Pax Christi Hospice would be appreciated. WWW.MATTHEWFUNERALHOME.COM

                                                                                          • Dooley, Alfred

                                                                                            • Dr. William T. Kane

                                                                                              Dr. William T. Kane of Cheyenne died Tuesday September 23, 2008 at Pointe Frontier retirement center following a lengthy Illness. Dr. Kane was a physicist for Corning Glass Works in New York. He held three patents in chrystallography and heat sensing technology, which contributed to the early processing and manufacture of fiber optics. He later served as a Corning Inc. representative in establishing international standards for the use of optic fiber in communications. Kane attended college at the…

                                                                                              • Dragoumanos, Efstathios D.

                                                                                                • EDWARD LEE HALLENBECK

                                                                                                  Edward Lee Hallenbeck, born August 11, 1946 in Corning, son of the late Norman and Frances McGlynn Hallenbeck, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at the Bath VA Hospital where he had been a patient since April 18, 2008. Ed graduated from Corning-Painted Post East High School in 1965 and then joined the US Army from 1966 to 1972, serving in Germany and Vietnam.  He graduated from Corning Community College in 1976.  His employment included Willow Creek Golf Club, security guard at…

                                                                                                  • EDWARD LEE HALLENBECK

                                                                                                    Edward Lee Hallenbeck, 62, of Campbell, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday (Sept. 23, 2008) at the Bath VA Hospital. For complete obituary information, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome. com 

                                                                                                    • Eichhorn, Carl E.

                                                                                                      EICHHORN - Carl E. September 25, 2008 of Amherst, NY. Beloved father of Kim (Jeffrey) Salmon, Mark (Megan), Big, Annette (Frank) Shaffer and the late Cynthia Eichhorn; dear grandfather of Cameron, Alicia, Paige, Michael, Bridget and Matthew; brother of Margarite (Norman) Emmerson, William (Elizabeth), Jack (Nancy) and Howard (Gretchen) Eichhorn. A memorial service will be held today at 11 AM at St. Pius X Church, 1700 N. French Rd., Getzville. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Donations may be…

                                                                                                      • Englert, Elizabeth T. "Coke" (Colella)

                                                                                                        will receive friends at the C. MERTZ AND SON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 911 Englewood Ave., Sunday from 2-6 PM and Monday from 4-8 PM where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10:15 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Timothys Church at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Foundation, Inc. of WNY.,

                                                                                                        • Ewing, Thomas A.

                                                                                                          Thomas A. Ewing, 72, of Youngstown, NY, died Thursday, September 25, 2008, in the Fairchild Manor, Lewiston, NY, after a long illness. He was born in Ocean City, NJ, on February 27, 1936, the son of Thomas and Lucille Ewing, where he attended local schools.He served in the United States Army, during the Vietnam War, where he was also served as a chaplain, to his fellow soldiers. He was employed as a lab technician at the former Airco Speer Carbon, for several years, and later as a yardman for Leaseway…

                                                                                                          • Falise, Ruth L.

                                                                                                            • Fletcher, Neal P.

                                                                                                              FLETCHER, Neal P. -1974-2000. The heart is a house of many rooms, where things are stored away, the treasures of long remembered years, the pearls of yesterday. But there is a corner of my heart, a secret place where I cherish above all other things, my sons memory. ALL MY LOVE, ALL OF MY LIFE, MOM,

                                                                                                              • Flood, Gloria M.

                                                                                                                • Fox, Peter C.

                                                                                                                  FOX - Peter C. Of West Seneca, entered into rest September 26, 2008. Loving son of the late Joseph M. and Mary M. (nee Baumann) Fox; dear brother of Richard (Emily) Fox and the late Irene M. Fox, Sister Elizabeth O.L.C (Bernice Fox) and Paul Fox; cherished uncle of Paula (Thomas) Clark, Donna (Paul) Maurer, Mark Fox and Lisa Martin; also survived by several great-nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME, (Southtowns Chapel), 3060 Abbott Rd. near Lake…

                                                                                                                  • Fracassi, Luigella

                                                                                                                    may call on Friday from 2 ? 4 and 7 ? 9 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI and SON FUNERAL CHAPEL, 468-19TH STREET, NIAGARA FALLS, NY, where funeral services will begin on Saturday, September 27th at 11:30 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 noon in Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Parish at St. Joseph Church, 1413 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY, with Rev. Stewart Lindsay O.S.F.S. officiating. Interment will be held in St. Joseph Cemetery, Niagara Falls, NY. If desired, memorial donations may be…

                                                                                                                    • Francis “Skip” Dutcher

                                                                                                                      “Here today, gone tomorrow.” Francis “Skip” Dutcher, 82, of Country Manor passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at his home. Francis was born on May 30, 1926, in Mohawk, the son of the late Linos and Grace (Williamson) Dutcher. Skip was a graduate of Mohawk schools. Following high school he joined the Navy serving during World War II with the Navy Seabees. Following his service he was employed as a machinist with Chicago Pneumatic for over 20 years. Skip was a member of the Mohawk American…

                                                                                                                      • Furioso, Mary Jane

                                                                                                                        Furioso, Mary Jane Greece: Thursday, September 25, 2008, at age 88. Predeceased by her husband, Joseph D. "Babe" Furioso on September 24, 1990. She is survived by her children, Angelo and Angelin Furioso, Marilyn and David Lippa; grandchildren, Renee and Todd Yunker, Josette and Steve Martin, Stephanie and Chris Varlan; great-grandchildren, Ryan, Kaeli and Corey Yunker, Paige and Sabrina Martin, Hannah and Mandie Varlan; several nieces and nephews, especially, Patti Bryant, Annette Barlow, Judi…

                                                                                                                        • Germano, Genevieve Picciano

                                                                                                                          • Giotis, George A.

                                                                                                                            GIOTIS - George A. September 25, 2008, beloved husband of Margarita K. Giotis; loving father of Alexander C. Giotis; brother of the late Helen Apostol; uncle of Christopher, Dean and Angela Apostol; cousin of Demetrios Tzoannos. Friend and relatives may call Saturday 7-9 and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the PERNA- PELLEGRINA FUNERAL HOME, 1671 Maple Rd., Williamsville. Funeral services will be held at Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation (Delaware at West Utica) Monday at 10 AM, please assemble at…

                                                                                                                            • Goldbaum, Ruth

                                                                                                                              • Goldsmith, Jeffery T.

                                                                                                                                GOLDSMITH, Jeffery T. Age 36 of Columbus, OH and Greenville, OH, passed away Saturday evening, September 20, 2008, at his residence in Columbus. Jeffery was born April 10, 1972 in Elmira, NY, to Pamela (Austin) Goldsmith and the late Charles Goldsmith. He was a Highway Safety Specialist. In addition to his father, Jeffery is also preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Charles and Gladys (Edwards) Goldsmith; and maternal grandfather, Amos Austin. Jeffery is survived his mother, Pamela Goldsmith of…

                                                                                                                                • Goldstein, James W.

                                                                                                                                  • Goldstein, Steven E.

                                                                                                                                    Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave, Castleton Corners, on Monday 11 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Saturday 7-9 P.M. and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.

                                                                                                                                    • Grassi-Mauri, Columbia

                                                                                                                                      • Grauert, Leila B.

                                                                                                                                        Grauert, Leila B. Santa Rosa, CA: In loving memory of Leila B. Grauert who passed away peacefully on September 17, 2008, from complications of Alzheimer's. She was residing in Santa Rosa, California, and was 91 years old. Daughter of the late Hans and Julie Ammon Bernstorff, she was predeceased by her husband (Sept. 2, 1968) Dr. Hans J. Grauert and her son LT j.g. Hans Herbert Grauert, a naval aviator who was lost at sea in 1967 during the Viet Nam War. She is survived by her four children, Marion…

                                                                                                                                        • Griffin, Magdaline E.

                                                                                                                                          Magdaline E. Griffin passed away September 25, 2008 in Millard Fillmore Gates Circle. Born April 13, 1930 in Buffalo, she was the daughter of Martin and Lillian (Kreher) Schillinger. Magdaline enjoyed spending time with her family, her dog, playing cards, bingo and going fishing. She was predeceased by her husband, Loren Griffin.Magdaline is survived by her children, Thomas (Karen) Bach, Sr. of Connecticut, Suzanne (Pete) Rickard, Arthur Bach, Jr., Alan Bach, all of Lockport, Lynn (Tom) Taylor of California…

                                                                                                                                          • Guzzo, Don Joseph (Donny)

                                                                                                                                            • Halbig, Josephine G. (Lamancuso)

                                                                                                                                              HALBIG - Josephine G. (nee Lamancuso)September 9, 2008 formerly of Buffalo; wife of the late Frank Halbig; mother of Michael Halbig, Denise Cooley and Donna Jo (Ronald) Mock; also survived by six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, two brothers and one sister; daughter of the late Michael and Carrie Lamancuso. Memorial services will be held Sunday at 12:00 Noon at the KAISER FUNERAL HOME, 1950 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island. Flowers gratefully declined.,

                                                                                                                                              • Harvey, Douglass C.

                                                                                                                                                may call Sunday, 2-4, 7-9 PM at the funeral chapel (2305 Monroe Ave.). A Memorial Service will be held Monday, 1 PM at Christ Episcopal Church, 36 South Main St., Pittsford. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the George Eastman House, 900 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14607, or to YMCA of Greater Rochester, 444 E. Main St., Rochester, NY 14604, Attn: Karen Higman. Anthony Funeral &Cremation Chapels 2305 Monroe Ave. 244-0770

                                                                                                                                                • Hejna, Eugene J.

                                                                                                                                                  HEJNA - Eugene J. September 25, 2008, beloved husband of Rose (Janczak) Hejna; dearest father of Paul (Martha), Kenneth (Karen) Hejna, Amy (Peter) Murphy, late Michael E. (Christine) Hejna; also survived by nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; brother of Irene (Edward) Rydzynski, Chester (Mary Ann), Arthur (late Millie) Hejna, Frances (Paul) Piskorz, Thaddeus (Irene) Hejna; predeceased by other brothers and sisters; survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral service from the BARRON-MILLER…

                                                                                                                                                  • Howard Rosco Aylor

                                                                                                                                                    Howard Rosco Aylor, 84, passed away peacefully Monday (Sept. 22, 2008) at his home. Howard was born June 6, 1924, in Granger, a son of Raymond and Hazel (Mehlenbacher) Aylor. He was a retired welder for the Acme Electric Co in Cuba. He then worked with Curt Crandall Memorials in Caneadea. He married Marjorie Weinhauer on Oct. 20, 2000. She survives. Howard is survived by his wife, Marjorie; his children, Brenda Lee (James) Rightmeyer of Hunt, Linda Lee (Chuck) Franklin of Belfast, Darrell Lee (Jan) Aylor of…

                                                                                                                                                  • Huck, David R.

                                                                                                                                                    Huck, David R. Rochester: September 18, 2008. Survived by his children, Tami (Chris Scherzi) Huck &Jay (Leanna) Huck; granddaughters, Shyann, Mariah, Allie, &Kyla. Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Calling Hours on SUNDAY, 2-4 P.M. at the Alltrue Funeral Home (1270 Norton Street). Interment to be private.

                                                                                                                                                    • Hunt Sr., William A.

                                                                                                                                                      SIDNEY _ William A. Hunt Sr., of 34 River St., Sidney, passed from this world at 9:12 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2008; aged 74 years and 22 days. He was predeceased by his father, William Henry Hunt; mother, Viola Hunt and wife, Elva J. Hunt. He is survived by his brother, Robert H. Hunt; daughter, Joanne E. Hunt; son, William A. Hunt Jr.; his granddaughters, Marylynne Kristy Schwartz and Lynda Maria Hunt-Dorta; and by Eleanor M. Snow, his friend, partner and life companion of 12 years. Mr. Hunt was born…

                                                                                                                                                      • Hutchins, Laura Lindenmeyer

                                                                                                                                                        • Huth, Arnold C.

                                                                                                                                                          Arnold C. Huth, age 56, of Gasport, entered into rest on Thursday, September 25, 2008 at his home. Born October 24, 1951 in Medina, he was the son of Gladys (nee Geritz) Huth Dunn and the late Clarence Huth. Arnold had worked at Whiting Door where he did press setup. He had served in the Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the NRA and the Wolcottsville Sportsman Club. Arnold was an avid deer and turkey hunter. He had lived in Gasport most of his life. Dear son of Gladys (Jr.) Dunn of Ransomville…

                                                                                                                                                          • Ingram “Ingy” Ingraham

                                                                                                                                                            Ingram “Ingy” Ingraham, 56, of Rockwell Drive, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, in Little Falls Hospital. He was born on Sept. 3, 1952, in Herkimer, a son of Grace (Bowman) and the late Walter Ingraham. A life long area resident he attended Ilion schools. He was presently employed with Herb Philipson’s Army and Navy Store in Herkimer. A NASCAR fan, and sports enthusiast, he especially enjoyed watching the Kansas City Chief’s Football games. To all who knew him, he will be…

                                                                                                                                                            • JOHN HOWARD SIKSO

                                                                                                                                                              John Howard Sikso, formerly of Green Acres mobile home park North Hornell, died Thursday (Sept. 18, 2008) in Wellsville Manor. Born July 8, 1917 in Hornell, the son of Andrew and Florence (Goho) Sikso, he was married July 16, 1938 in Hornell to the Former Evelyn Dunham, who survives. A resident of Hornell for most of his life, he was a graduate of Hornell High School. He served with the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1943-46 and received the American Service Medal, the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal and the WWII…

                                                                                                                                                              • JOYCE S. MCDANIELS

                                                                                                                                                                Joyce S. McDaniels, 82, of Maple Street passed away Wednesday (Sept. 24, 2008) at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Arrangements are incomplete at the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home in Canisteo. 

                                                                                                                                                                • JOYCE S. McDANIELS

                                                                                                                                                                  Joyce S. McDaniels, 82, of Maple Street passed away Wednesday (Sept. 24, 2008) at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. She left our world and accepted the ultimate challenge of teaching God’s children. Joyce may have passed from this life, but the hundreds whose lives were changed by “Mrs. McDaniels” will never forget her. Joyce was born Jan. 10, 1926, in Canisteo to Dr. Harold O. and Genevieve (Burrell) Stewart. On Oct. 20, 1945 in Canisteo, she married Paul B. “Mac” McDaniels. She was a…

                                                                                                                                                                  • James P. Straney

                                                                                                                                                                    James P. Straney, 54, of 821 E. Monroe St., Little Falls, passed away Monday, September 22, 2008, at Albany Medical Center, Albany. He was born on April 15, 1954, in Rochester, the son of James A. and Patricia (Schoff) Straney of Ava. He was a graduate of Rome Free Academy, Rome. He also graduated from SUNY Albany with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. He was united in marriage to Jan A. Nesom on August 28, 1998, in Little Falls. A member of Holy Family Parish Church, Little Falls, Mr. Straney was also…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Jozwiak, Eugene J.

                                                                                                                                                                      JOZWIAK, Eugene J. - 10th Anniversary, Always in our hearts and prayers. Love WIFE , CHILDREN &GRANDS,

                                                                                                                                                                      • Kathryn (Kay) Herd Estelle Mitchell Herd

                                                                                                                                                                        Kathryn (Kay) Herd Estelle Mitchell Herd passed away Aug. 7, 2008, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness. Kay was born to William and Kathryn Mitchell on Sept. 3, 1933. She earned her degree from the University of Rochester School Of Nursing.  She was born in Plattsburg, New York, and raised in Herkimer, N.Y., and had lived in Johnson City, Tenn., since 1978. Upon her retirement as a registered nurse at North Side Hospital, Kay was an active volunteer in multiple community organizations,…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Keane, Margaret

                                                                                                                                                                          • Keenan, George J.

                                                                                                                                                                            may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, at the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand St., Oneonta. The family will be in attendance. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the New York State Veterans Home, 4207 State Hwy. 220, Oxford, NY 13830 or to any Disabled American Veterans chapter. Condolences to the family may be made online at Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.

                                                                                                                                                                            • Kennedy, Carol

                                                                                                                                                                              • Kennedy, Miriam B. (Nethery)

                                                                                                                                                                                • Kilmer, Mary

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kleisle, William C. "Poorbilly"

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kless, Mary J. (Paone)

                                                                                                                                                                                      KLESS - Mary J. (nee Paone)Of Depew, NY, September 26, 2008, beloved wife of the late Frederick Hauber and the late John Kless; loving mother of Claire (late Sal) Paladino, Albert (Barbara) Hauber, Mary Lou (Richard) Montgomery, Linda Kless and the late Karen (Don) Frei; grandmother of 13; great-grandmother of 30; great-great-grandmother of seven; also predeceased by brothers and sisters. Family will receive relatives and friends at the WENDEL &LOECHER INC., FUNERAL HOME, 27 Aurora St., Lancaster Sunday…

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                                                                                                                                                                                        • Kopenski, Frances G. (Lacey )

                                                                                                                                                                                          KOPENSKI - Frances G. (nee Lacey)Age 79 of North Tonawanda, September 26, 2008 in DeGraff Memorial Hospital after a brief illness; beloved wife of Theodore A. Kopenski; dear mother of Paul Kopenski of North Tonawanda; grandmother of Steven T. Scooter Richards and Danielle Rotolo both of North Tonawanda; sister of Margaret Eschenbach of the Town of Tonawanda, Annette Novak of North Tonawanda, Christine Berg of California, Walter Lacey of Fresno, CA, Frank Lacey of Lockport, NY and Carol (Charles) Chunko of…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Kotzer, Peter

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Kowalewski, Charlotte (Dort)

                                                                                                                                                                                              KOWALEWSKI, Charlotte (nee Dort)-Miss you as much as ever. Happy Birthday.YOUR SISTER, MURIEL,

                                                                                                                                                                                              • LaHart, Donna M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lau, Ngon Sen

                                                                                                                                                                                                  JOHN VINCENT SCALIA HOME FOR FUNERALS, 28 ELTINGVILLE BLVD. (AT ELTINGVILLE STATION), Monday 9:00 AM. Mass of Christian Burial Holy Child Church 9:45 AM. Interment Cypress Hills Cemetery. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 PM.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Linfoot, Ruth L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Linfoot, Ruth L. (Greene) Geneseo: August 17, 2008 at age 101 years. Memorial Services will be held Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Geneseo. Interment, Temple Hill Cemetery. For more information, please go to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Logan, Margaret A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lowden, Italia Cealie "Tillie"

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Marsh, Margie J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          may call at the Leo M. Bean and Sons Funeral Home, 2771 Chili Ave. Sunday, 1-4 P.M. Funeral Mass Monday, 11:00 A.M. at St. Christopher's Church, 3350 Union St. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson's Disease Center, 919 Westfall Rd., Suite 220, Rochester, NY 14618.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Martin, Marilyn T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            MARTIN - Marilyn T. September 18, 2008. Beloved daughter of the late Theodore and Freida Martin; also survived by cousins and many friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at St. Stephens-Bethlehem United Church of Christ, 750 Wehrle Dr., Amherst, Sunday at 12 noon. Miss Martin was a strong supporter of many humanitarian organizations and a very active member and supporter of her church. Gifts in Miss Martins memory made to St. Stephens-Bethlehem U.C. of C. or the charity of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mary Jane (Wheeler) Wilson

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mrs. Mary Jane (Wheeler) Wilson, 84, of Barringer Road, town of German Flatts, devoted wife and loving mother and grandmother passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, in the comfort of her home. She was born in Ilion, on Jan. 15, 1924, daughter of the late Harold and Margaret (Albin) Wheeler and was a proud graduate of Annunciation Catholic School, Ilion. Mrs. Wilson considered her job to be home and taking wonderful, thoughtful care of her loved ones. A job that she performed with dedication and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mc Kee, John T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • McCarthy, Madison

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MCCARTHY, Madison - Our angel, seven long and sad years have passed since we kissed your little face. Protect and guide us always. We love you and miss you so much.Love,MOM, DAD, MICHAEL AND RYAN,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • McDonnell, John F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • McGrath, Rita M. (Langan)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      McGRATH - Rita M. (Langan)September 24, 2008, wife of John F. McGrath; mother of Claire Bouvier (Michael Savini), Diane Blaser, John F. Jr. (Paula), Nancy (Paul) Ogorek, Paul (Connie), Leo (Lynn) and James (Karen); grandmother of Fred, Brendan, Jacqueline, Kevin, Megan, Audrey (USMC), Joseph, Elizabeth, Brian, Sean, Hannah, Conor, Shannon, Michael, Jillian, Gina and Justin; sister of Theresa Langan, Evelyn (late Stanley) Chernesky, Rev. Vincent Langan and the late Leo Langan. Friends may call Saturday 7-9…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • McKeon, Anne (Coscia)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Anne McKeon (nee Coscia) on September 25, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Alfred McKeon. Loving mother of Marilyn McKeon, Joan McGrath, Anne Maine, Alicen McKeon, John McKeon and Thomas McKeon. Dearest sister of Frank Maggio. Cherished grandmother of eleven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Adored aunt of many nieces and nephews. Reposing at A. Azzara Funeral Home Inc., 183 Sand Lane, South Beach, S.I. Funeral Mass at Holy Rosary Church on Monday 9:30 A.M. Interment to…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • McLanahan, Bernice A. (Lorenz)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          McLanahan - Bernice A. (nee Lorenz)September 25, 2008, age 86, beloved wife of the late Tyrus McLanahan; dear mother of Dr. Robert T. (Susan) McLanahan and Dr. Richard (Kathleen) McLanahan; grandmother of Michael (Barbara), Mark, Taylor, Alyssa, and Bryce McLanahan; great-grandmother of Jade; sister of the late Walter Lorenz. Funeral services will be held 1 PM Saturday at (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC. 5200 Sheridan Dr. (corner of Hopkins). Online register at,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • McQueen, Marcia A. (Owen)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            will be present on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Elma Chapel) Urban-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 7540 Clinton Street, where Funeral Services will be held on Monday at 10:30 AM. Friends invited. Marcia was a life member of Allied Sportsmen of WNY Inc. If desired, donations may be made to the Cowlesville Fire Company. On-line guest register at,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Meister, Sharon V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sharon V. Meister, 76, of Grand Island, died Saturday (September 13, 2008) at Elderwood Health Care at Riverwood. She was born in Tonawanda on January 12, 1932, a daughter of the late Roy and Violet Lefler.Sharon was in charge of sales and marketing in the family business Meister Wood Sales. For the past several years she was a member on the Resident Council and held a Bible Study at Riverwood. She also enjoyed bingo, parties, socials, and shopping.Sharon was the loving wife of the late James Meister; and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mildred P. Begley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mildred P. Begley, 90, formerly of 550 E. John St. (Rockton Plaza), Little Falls, and for the past four years a resident of Valley Health Services, Herkimer, passed away Friday, September 19, 2008, at Bassett Healthcare Center, Cooperstown. She was born on September 23, 1917, in Little Falls, the daughter of the late John and Anna (Caltik) Paracka. She was a graduate of Little Falls High School. Mrs. Begley was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Little Falls, where her father was one of the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Miner, Josephine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Josephine Miner, age 93, of 20 Sterling City Road, Lyme, CT, died peacefully at home on September 11, 2008. She was the widow of Dr. Carlton H. Miner; the daughter of the late Alfred and Molly Eccles, and the sister of the late John and Stanley Eccles.Jo was a graduate of the Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing in Boston. Prior to her marriage, she served in the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps and worked at Massachusetts General and Stanford University Hospitals. She also volunteered as a nurse in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Moran, Theresa M. (Gerighty)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Morrissey, Thomas

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Murphy, Thomas "Murph Grampster"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        MURPHY - Thomas Murph-Grampster Of North Tonawanda, September 24, 2008. Survived by Joan Murphy; father of Thomas K., Ann Marie, and Mary Jo Murphy, all of North Tonawanda; brother of the late Bert (Tillie) Murphy, and the late Lurene Murphy; Grampster of Melanie Jo Reed; Great Grampster to Austin and Gage; also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Saturday from 4-7 PM and Sunday from 1-3 PM at the WATTENGEL FUNERAL HOME, 307 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, NY, where funeral services will…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Murphy, Thomas Robert

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may call Saturday from 4-7 PM and Sunday from 1-3 PM at the Wattengel Funeral Home, 307 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, NY, where funeral services will be held Monday at 10 AM. Pastor Emeritus Charles Hobbs Officiating. Interment St. Paul's Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made to the Lady Lumber Jack Booster Club, 385 Bennett St., North Tonawanda.Online at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mydlarz, Victoria (Korda)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MYDLARZ - Victoria (nee Korda)September 25, 2008, beloved wife of the late Anthony S.; dear mother of Victoria Vamos, Anthony Jr., Dolores (Thomas) Zadora, Anna (Don Hutton) and Michael Mydlarz; dearest grandmother of Christopher, Alexander, Kelly, Victoria and John; sister of the late Stanley Korda and Anna Bleimeister. Family will be present Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the PIETSZAK FUNERAL HOME, 2400 William St. (near Harlem). Relatives and friends are invited to assemble for a Mass of Christian Burial at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Nellist, Irene C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Nuzzi, Alexander D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • O'Rourke, Kathlen H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • O'Rourke, William

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lennon, Sean

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    LENNON, Sean -Remembering you on your birthday, Sean. To know you was to love you. With Love From, MOM &YOUR FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Oot, Jeanne Marie (Garvey)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Osullivan, Patrick

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      OSULLIVAN, Patrick - A year has passed and I miss my best friend, we almost made it Pat. Happy 50th Anniversary LOVE ALWAYS JENNY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Otto, Frances K.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Albion - Frances K. Otto, 94, of Ridge Road, died Saturday (September 20, 2008). Mrs. Otto lived in Albion until moving to Stafford to live with her daughter five years ago. She was born October 21, 1913, a daughter of the late Edmund and Mary Kolakowski.Mrs. Otto was a homemaker. She also worked at Newell?s Shirt Factory in Medina and Thomas J. Lipton in Albion. Mrs. Otto ran a fruit and vegetable roadside stand with her husband for many years. She was a member of St. Joseph?s Church in Lyndonville. An…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • PHYLLIS E. SLAGHT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Phyllis E. Slaght, 74, of 2 Linwood Ave., passed away Wednesday (Sept. 24, 2008) at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville. Born in Hornell, July 8, 1934, the daughter of John and Elizabeth Kaiser Nary, she had resided in Hornell all her life. She was a graduate of Hornell High School, Class of 1953, and had been employed at the former Westinghouse Plant in Bath, prior to becoming a cook at the Hornell Gardens where she was employed for 30 years. Phyllis was an avid New York Yankees fan and enjoyed bowling,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pace, Henry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PACE The Officers and Members of the Watkins-Kellett American Legion Post will meet Sunday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Colonial Funeral Home, 2819 Hylan Blvd to hold services for our departed member, Henry Pace. Joseph Cammarata, Commander

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Palmisano, Kathleen Stolarski (Wasinsky)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              STOLARSKI-PALMISANO - Kathleen Kathi (Wasinsky)September 25, 2008. Beloved wife and best friend of Jan Martin Stolarski Sr.; devoted and loving mother of Derrek, Jesse and Jan Jr.; dear daughter of George and Margaret Wasinsky; dear sister of Cheryl (Robert) Strauss, George (Kerrie) and Rebecca Wasinsky; dear daughter-in-law of Philip and the late Helen Stolarski; also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call Sunday 2-4 &7-9 PM at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT, INC.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Parker, Claudia A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Passariello, Marilyn L. (Ferrand)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PASSARIELLO - Marilyn L. (nee Ferrand)Of West Falls, September 26, 2008, wife of Frank Passariello; mother of Lynn (James) Gough and the late Scott (Tammy) Passariello; sister of Janet (Ronald) Smith; also survived by four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service at St. Pauls Lutheran Church, West Falls, Monday at 11 AM. No prior visitation. Memorials to Ten Lives Club, PO Box 253, North Boston, NY 14110. Arrangements by DONALD M. DEMMERLEY FUNERAL HOME,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pentecoste, Salvatore J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Pereira Jr., Irving

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Petrangelo, Vera L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PETRANGELO, Vera L. Age 79 of Horseheads, NY passed away on Tuesday September 23, 2008. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Sunday September 28, 2008 from 4-7 PM. Mrs. Petrangelo's gravesite services will be held on Monday September 29, 2008 at 9 AM at Woodlawn National Cemetery in Elmira, NY. The Rev. Paul D. Mills officiating.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Pignataro, Phyllis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PIGNATARO, Phyllis - Our loved ones leave the world, but never leave our hearts.Happy BirthdayYOUR LOVING FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pirowski, Lillian

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and I miss you very much. You were and always will be the Lady of the Manor.LOVE BOB,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Poli, Mary Ann

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Presser, Florence

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Presser, Florence Brighton: September 23, 2008. Predeceased by husband, Frank Presser and sister, Helen Pincus. Survived by son, Dr. Stephen (Suzanne) Presser; daughter, Gail (Al) Weiss; grandchildren, Shifra (Joseph) DeCoursey, Hillel Presser, Mitchell (Sandra) Weiss and Frank (Melody) Weiss; great-grandchildren, Talia, Elijah, Max, Hannah, Samuel and Julia. Funeral Services and interment are being held in Long Island, NY, on Friday. A Memorial Service will be held at 2PM on Sunday, September 28th in the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Puca Sr., Joseph M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton. Monday 9:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Sacred Heart Church 10:00 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends will be received Saturday 7-9 P.M. and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Sacred Heart Church would be appreciated. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned & Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rose, Patricia A. (Napier Roy)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Rose, Patricia A. (Napier Roy) Rochester: September 26, 2008. Predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Ella Napier and Joseph and Phyllis McNulty; brother, Joseph "Jay" Napier. Survived by her sons, Robert J. Roy and Timothy A. (Lorraine) Roy; daughter, Tracey J. (George) Roberts; grandchildren, Molly, Kathryn, Mary, Daniel, Chloe and Olivia; ex-husband, Philip E. (Mary Agnes) Roy; special nephew, Jay "Scott" Napier; many dear relatives and friends. Patricia was a Charlotte High graduate…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • RoseMarie Friedl

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      RoseMarie Friedl of Whitesville, formerly of Fillmore, went to go live with our Lord on Sunday (Sept. 21, 2008). She was predeceased by Robert, her cherished husband and partner for 50 years; a son, Timothy D. Friedl; and a dear friend, Raymond Fry. She is survived by many who loved her, Robert (Lisa) Friedl, Thomas (Dawn) Friedl, Nancy (Wayne) Rowland, Bernadette (Danny) Waters, Annmarie (John) Wise, Mary (Everett) Rose, Michael Friedl and a daughter-in-law, Susan Friedl; 25 grandchildren; 11…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ross, Richard H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ross - Richard H. September 25, 2008, of Tonawanda, NY; beloved husband of the late Loretta L. Ross; dear father of Dennis (Linda) and Kevin (Linda) Ross; loving grandfather of Eric, Shannon, Christopher and Heather Ross. Friends may call Saturday 7-9 PM and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT, INC. FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave. Friends are invited to attend Funeral Services at the Bethany United Methodist Church, 177 Cornwall Ave., Tonawanda, Monday at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorials…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rudolph J. Cvitan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Rudolph J. Cvitan, 81, of East Falmouth, Mass., and formally of Little Falls, lost his battle with cancer on August 1, 2008. He was a graduate of St. Mary’s Academy, R.T.I. and attended Syracuse University. Rudy and his late wife, Betty Jane DeVere, owned the Grafton Inn in East Falmouth and he had his own R.J.C. Associates business, being a representative for computers and electronics. He leaves a son, two daughters, seven grandchildren and his sister, Millie Lewis of Little Falls.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Runnells, Dennis A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Schiffhauer, James J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              would like to offer special thanks to the staff on 5 South at St. Johns Home for the compassion and kindness during his long illness. Friends may call Saturday (today) 12-2 PM at the VAY-SCHLEICH &MEESON FUNERAL HOME, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Memorial Service will follow calling Saturday at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Carter Center, 1 Capenhill, 453 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307 in his memory. For more information or to sign James…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Schnebel, Margaret M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Shively, Howard L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Shively, Howard L. Rochester: Sept. 25, 2008. Predeceased by his parents Harry &Thelma Shively. He is survived by his wife, Patricia; son, Edward (Carolyn); daughters, Nancy Shively O.S.C. of SC, Karen Dewind of TN, Sr. Elizabeth Therese Shively O.C.D., of CA, Nora Shively of NC, &Peggy (Stephen) Culkin of NC; brother, Paul (Clara) Shively of FL; 6 grandchildren, Meg (Paul) McClung, Katherine (Jorge) Gomez, Edward Shively, Nicole Shively, Thomas Culkin, &Margaret Culkin; 7 great-grandchildren,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Shugerts, William H. "Bill"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    William H. "Bill" ShugertsWilliam H. "Bill" Shugerts, 74, of Clearfield, PA, and formerly of the Town of Niagara, NY, died on Monday, September 22, 2008. Mr. Shugerts had been employed by NABISCO in Niagara Falls, NY for forty years as a wheat handler. Mr. Shugerts is survived by his wife, Marylin E. Shugerts; three children, William K. Shugerts of Shawville, Thomas L. Shugerts and James A. Shugerts , both of Conneaut, OH; granddaughter, Stacie Lee Shugerts of Niagara Falls, NY. Funeral…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sicurella, Frank V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Slaybod, Dorothy (Kleiner)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SLAYBOD - Dorothy (nee Kleiner)September 25, 2008, beloved wife of the late Lawrence Slaybod; devoted mother of Sheldon (Julia Casey) Slaybod and Sheila (Ronald) Korman; loving grandmother of Dorian and Marshall Slaybod, Joshua and Joanna Korman; sister of Harold (Ruthie) Kleiner and the late Herbert Kleiner; sister-in-law of Irene Kleiner; also survived by nieces, nephews and many friends. Funeral services will be held from AMHERST MEMORIAL CHAPEL INC., 281 Dodge Rd., Sunday at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sottosanti, John S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SOTTOSANTI - John S. September 26, 2008, of Cheektowaga, NY, son of the late Liboria Sottosanti; brother of the late Grace (Louis) Freda and the late James (Mary) Genovese; dearest uncle of Diane (Raymond) Lewinski and Daniel (Rose) Freda; great-uncle of Kenneth and Rachel Giese. Funeral services commencing at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2510 Union Rd., Cheektowaga (two blocks south of William St.) Monday morning at 9:30 and at Resurrection Church at 10. Family present Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Stavrides, Marie K.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Stivers, Rita E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may call on Monday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon at the OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, LaSalle Park Chapel, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (297-9007), where a funeral service will be held at 12:00 noon, with Rev. Dr. William Nelson-Loefke officiating. Interment in Riverdale Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to the Special Olympics, Attn: Web Gifts, 1133 19th Street NW, 12th floor, Washington, DC 20036. Please visit and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sullivan, Frances

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Surowy, Linda L. (Luskiewicz)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Surowy, Linda L. (Luskiewicz) Naples: Passed away, September 25, 2008, at age 59. She was predeceased by her parents, Sam and Louise. She is survived by her husband, Eugene; children, Cheryl and Jason (Krista) Surowy; granddaughter, Jordan; mother-in-law, Maria Surowyj; brother-in-law, Walter (Joyce). Family and friends may call on Sunday, September 28th from 4-7 PM at New Comer Funeral Home, 6 Empire Blvd., where a Memorial Service will immediately follow at 7 P.M. In lieu of flowers contributions may be…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Szpilewski, Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Takacs, Viola D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    may call Sunday from 7 to 9 PM at the Bates, Wallace and Heath Funeral Home, 38 State St., Middleport, where funeral services will be held Monday at 11:00 AM, with the Rev. Lowell Gypson III officiating. Burial will be in Hartland Central Cemetery. Memorials to the Niagara County SPCA would be appreciated by the Takacs? family. Visit to sign guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Taylor, Phyllis J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are invited to the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, on Mon., Sept. 29, from 3-4:00 p.m. prayers to follow at 4:00 p.m.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Thaine, Mildred A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        may call TODAY 7-8:30 PM at Lucey-VanVoorhis Funeral Home, 301 West Main Street, Victor, where a celebration of Mildred?s life will begin at 8:30 PM after the calling. Interment, Saturday afternoon at 2 PM in Lynhaven Cemetery, Lyndonville, NY. Gifts in her memory may be directed to First United Methodist Church, 106 East Main Street, Victor, NY 14564 or Lifetime Care, 1120 South Main Street, Newark, NY 14513. Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Thompson, William L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home, Inc., 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd. in North Tonawanda on Saturday from 7-9 PM and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 10:30 AM from Redeemer Lutheran Church (Falconer and Thompson Sts.) in North Tonawanda, the Rev. David Beutel will officiate. Interment in Acacia Park Cemetery. If so desired, memorials may be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church or Niagara Hospice.Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Thrush, Norman R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may call Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Hamilton and Clark, Inc. Funeral Home, 270 Young Street, Wilson, NY, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 AM with Rev. Todd Blackley officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Niagara Hospice or to his family, gratefully accepted.Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Tierney, Eileen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Townsend, Mary Lou

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                TOWNSEND, Mary Lou Age 91, of Mansfield, PA, died Wed., September 24, 2008, at the Green Home, Wellsboro, PA. A Memorial Service will be held Sat., September 27, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Trautman, Rosemary (Rathman)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Travis, Mary

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Trinkaus, Rose

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Trotto Esq., Christopher D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Trotto, Christopher D. Esq. Pittsford: September 24, 2008. Predeceased by his father, Louis Trotto. He is survived by his beloved wife, Kathy; sons, Jonathan and David; mother, Juliette Trotto; brother, Louis (Roseann) Trotto; mother and father-in-law, John and Rose Polizzi; aunts, uncles, cousins, dear friends and colleagues. Calling hours, Sunday, 1-5 at the Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, Egypt location, 7501 Pittsford Palmyra Road, Fairport. Funeral Mass, Monday 11 AM at St. Catherine's Church,…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - Earl Fisher Vanderbilt, 80, died at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, VA. on Sunday, September 21, 2008. Born in New York City, he was the son of the late Alfred and Ruth Vanderbilt. He was predeceased by his wife of 36 years, Audrey Heller Vanderbilt, and his son Earl Fisher Vanderbilt, Jr. He resided in the New York City area until his early retirement in 1983, ending a successful career as a salesman of packaging. Moving to Virginia Beach, Virginia, he became president of Amazon…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • VIRGINIA L. HILYARD

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Virginia L. Hilyard, 68, of 33 Stephens St., passed away Sunday (Sept. 21, 2008) unexpectedly at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell. Born in Hornell, Feb. 9, 1940, the daughter of John Clarence and Eloise Denhoff Stephens, she had resided in Canisteo nearly all her life. She was a graduate of Canisteo Central School, Class of 1957, and had been employed at the former Westinghouse Plant in Bath and the former Royce Shop in Hornell.   She was predeceased by her father in 1964, her mother and her brother…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Vaughan, William J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Waltie (Pytko) Fortuna

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mrs. Waltie (Pytko) Fortuna, 89, a lifelong Little Falls resident, passed away on Tuesday, September 23, 2008, peacefully in Van Allen Nursing Home, Little Falls. She was born on July 3, 1919, in Little Falls, daughter of the late Adam and Maria (Majko) Pytko, and was educated in Poland (Europe) schools. On November 13, 1943, she was united in marriage with Ellush W. Fortuna in Holy Spirit Polish National Catholic Church, Little Falls. Mr. Fortuna passed away in 2001. Waltie was last employed with the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Watson Jr., Arthur S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WATSON, Arthur S., Jr. 85, of Galeton, PA, died on Thursday, September 25, 2008. Born October 25, 1922 in Ridgway, PA, he was a son of the late Arthur S. Sr. and Anna (Walker) Watson. Mr. Watson was a Veteran, having served with the United States Army Corps of Engineers in New Guinea during World War II. On July 12, 1946 in Bradford, PA, he married the former Wilhelmina Devling, who survives. After returning from the war, Art worked for South Penn Oil Company in Bradford and then retired from Devling…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wegrzynowski, Lucy S. (Olczak)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WEGRZYNOWSKI - Lucy S. (nee Olczak) September 25, 2008 in Irving, NY, formerly of Buffalo, NY. Beloved wife of the late Chester F. Chip Wegrzynowski; dear mother of James (Shirley) and Donald (Elise) Wegrzynowski and the late Cynthia (late Thomas) Hillburger; also survived by three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; predeceased by brothers and sisters; survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, September 30 at 9:30 AM in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • White, James B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      NORWICH _ James B. White, 60, of Norwich, died on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008. He is predeceased by his father, Bruce; brother, Richard and sister, Sandra. He is survived by two sons, August E. White, Daniel D. White; one daughter, Jada White; his mother, Rose White of Mount Upton; one sister, Debra M. Peperata; three brothers, Michael, Bill (Georgie), Bruce (Anita) White; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Whitney…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • White, James R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wilkeyson, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Woods, Estella M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Worle, Helen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ziesig, Robert C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Beatrice Favata, 82, 09/17/2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Bernice Kelly Gravatt, 81, 09/21/2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Betty M. Pearce, 86, 09/15/2008

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Connie L. Pryor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Estella M. Woods, 85, 09/25/2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Gioumousis, George

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Henry J. Wood, Sr., 90

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Hubbard, Mildred E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Italia Cealie “Tillie” Lowden, 89

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lawrence N. Boardway, 71, 09/21/2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lin, Han

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Natalie L. Mosny, 81, 09/19/2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Robert L. Salisbury, 79, 09/18/2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Robert M. Sharkey, 79, 09/25/2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rollin C. Kimball, 88

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ruppert, Matthew

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ruth L. Falise, 87, 09/24/2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sophia Galletta, infant, 09/25/2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Thomas Clarence Adams, 87

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