Monday, October 20, 2008

New York Obituaries 10/20/08

  • Archangel, Jerry

    ARCHANGEL, Jerry -Remembering your Birthday; Love, from YOUR FAMILY,

    • Bailey Jr., G. David

      DELHI _ G. David Bailey Jr., 59, of Delhi, went home to be with The Lord, Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, with his wife by his side at Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown. Born Aug. 21, 1949, in Auburn, the son of Gerald D. and Mildred A. (York) Bailey, he served in Vietnam as an Army medic, and married Michele T. Caruso, July 21, 1989. A four-year Delhi resident, previously employed as a construction laborer, David was a quiet individual who loved all animals, and his home on the mountain. Surviving are his wife, Michele…

      • Balcerak, Roman M.

        • Barnaba, Helen Tucci Fenocchi

          October 17, 2008 Helen Tucci Fenocchi Barnaba, of Syracuse, passed away Friday at Crouse Hospital. A life resident of Syracuse, Helen was the owner and operator of Mademoiselle Beauty Salon. A devout Catholic, Mrs. Bar-naba was a communicant of Our Lady of Pompei Church and a past member of Blessed Sacrament Seniors Club and Our Lady of Pompei Senior Club. She was predeceased by her first husband, Louis Fenocchi, in 1973; her second husband, Thomas Barnaba, in 1992; her son, Gary Fenocchi, in 1988; seven…

          • Behe, Rosemarie

            are invited to attend a Memorial Service at Taylor and Reynolds Funeral Home, corner of Transit and Niagara Streets on Friday at a time to be announced.Visit for on-line guest register.

            • Bernard "Bernie" F. Miller

              Bernard (Bernie) F. Miller age 80, formerly of Corning, New York, passed away peacefully at Lakes Region General Hospital Laconia, NH 10/11/2008. He was born January 5,1928 to the late Frank and Ella (Phelps) Miller in Corning New York where he resided until 2005.  Bernard was a graduate of Northside High School class of 1945 and the International Correspondence School in engineering. He was a veteran Technician Fifth Grade Company A 334th Engineer Special Services Regiment, WWII Paris, France. Bernard was…

              • Beukelaer, Elsie

                • Binga, Carmela A. (Francescone)

                  BINGA - Carmela A. (nee Francescone)Of West Seneca, NY, October 16, 2008; beloved wife of the late Hilton T. Buddy Binga; dearest mother of Ronald Binga and Joyce (Edward) Wenzke; cherished grandmother of Colleen (Michael) Moeller, Justin (Melissa) Binga, Corey Binga, Kristina Wenzke and Erika Wenzke; great-grandmother of six; sister of Frank and Richard Francescone; predeceased by two brothers and one sister. Family present Sunday 2-5 PM and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the HOY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3855 Seneca…

                  • Bogert, Glenn Alan

                    called from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008, at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney. Arrangements by C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.

                    • Boniface, Barbara Jean (Hamilton)

                      BONIFACE - Barbara Jean (nee Hamilton)October 19, 2008, beloved wife of John V. Boniface; beloved mother of Annie Sagasta, JoAnn (Gregory) Lund and John (Carolyn) Boniface; loving grandmother of six grandchildren. Friends may call Tuesday 6-9 PM at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2480 Kensington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Amelia Church, 210 St. Amelia Dr., Tonawanda 14150, Wednesday at 9 AM.,

                      • Bredenstein, Elsie L. (Platt)

                        BREIDENSTEIN - Elsie L. (Platt)October 17, 2008, of West Seneca, NY, beloved wife of the late Herbert; dearest mother of Donald (Lucy), Robert (Kathy), Donna (Anthony) Andriaccio, Patricia Schmitt, Norman (Mary), Charles (Linda), Charlene (Leonard) Martinez, Gail (Stanley) Cymbrowski and Linda Zablonski; also survived by 16 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren, one brother and three sisters. Family will be present Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the HOY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3855 Seneca St., West…

                        • Brenda L. Vail

                          She was born August 26, 1967, in Poughkeepsie, the daughter of Barbara Robinson Vail of Little Fall and the late Lawrence D. Vail, and she resided in the area for over 15 years. Brenda had been employed for the Herkimer County Humane Society. Survivors include her mother, Barbara, of Little Falls; a son, David Vail of Little Falls; three daughters, Samantha and Abigail Vail of Little Falls and Jennifer Vail of Cobleskill; a brother, Willard Vail of Rochester; a sister, Tracy Lee Vail of Georgia; and a…

                          • Brennan, Maureen Bridget

                            • Bret Alan Boesen

                              A Memorial Service for Bret Alan Boesen will be held Saturday, October 25th at 3 p.m. at the Penn Yan United Methodist Church, corner of Main and Chapel Streets. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Karin Boesen College Fund, c/o Lyons National Bank, 205 Liberty St., Penn Yan, NY 14527; Chemung County Humane Society and SPCA Animal Shelter, 2435 Rte. 352, Elmira, NY 14903-7933; Middlesex UMC Memorial Fund, Middlesex United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 116., Middlesex, NY 14507; or the…

                              • Brinkmann, Dorothy

                                • Brown, Mary

                                  COOPERSTOWN - Mary Brown, 79, formerly of Cooperstown, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008, at the Palatine Nursing Home in Palatine Bridge. Arrangements are pending with Tillapaugh Funeral Service, Cooperstown and Milford.

                                  • Burke, David M.

                                    David M. Burke of Binghamton At David's request, there will be no calling hours. His Memorial Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, October 21 at 9:30 a.m. at Saint James Catholic Church, 155 Main Street, Johnson City, N.Y. Reverend Donovan will celebrate the Mass. Arrangements are with the Luckner Funeral Home, 449 Park Avenue, Waverly, N.Y. 14892.

                                    • Burnett, Larry J.

                                      Larry J. Burnett, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2008. He was born in Niagara Falls, NY on March 12, 1948, the son of the late Jimmie L. and Eloise (Spencer) Burnett.Larry had worked at various chemical plants in the area over the years. His first love was music, especially percussion and the piano. He played with many local bands in the area and with the late Spider Martin and Grover Washington. Larry moved to California, were he used his musical talents playing with bands there…

                                      • Calandrino, Anna

                                        • Callahan, Thomas Joseph

                                          Thomas Joseph Callahan of Panama City, Fla. Thomas Joseph Callahan, 75, of Panama City, Fla., passed away October 16, 2008. Mr. Callahan was a retired teacher in the Binghamton City School District. He is survived by his wife, Charlene and son, Sean, both of Panama City; brother-in-law, Philip Chamberlain, Friendship, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews. Burial will be in the Hartwick Seminary Cemetery.

                                          • Canfield Sr., Charles Richard

                                            Charles Richard Canfield Sr. of Montrose, Pa. Charles Richard Canfield, Sr., 70, of Gracious Living Estates, Montrose, Pa., went to be with the Lord on October 19, 2008. Charles was born October 15, 1938 in New Milford, Pa., and was a member of the First United Methodist Church, New Milford. He was also a member of the American Legion Post #357, Hallstead and was a U.S. Army Veteran. He was the son of the late James Henry Canfield and Emma Phillips Canfield Lindsey. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary E.…

                                            • Carlon, Martha Ann

                                              CARLON - Martha Ann Formerly of Schiller Street, entered into rest Wednesday October 15, 2008 at the age of 79; Loving daughter of the late Michael and Helen (nee Chickhowska) Carlon; Beloved sister of Linda Pelton, Robert Carlon and the late Randolph Carlon; Also survived by nieces and nephews. There will be no prior visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday from St. Katherine Drexel Church, 118 Schiller Street, Buffalo at 11 AM. Friends invited. Arrangements by the AMIGONE…

                                              • Carlson, Edward

                                                • Charles F. ‘Chuck’ Congdon

                                                  Charles F. “Chuck” Congdon, 67, of 69 Bennett St., Hornell, died Friday morning (Oct. 17, 2008) at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa., following a long illness. A native and life resident of Hornell, he was born Oct. 23, 1940, and was the son of Stanley and Margaret (Dunham) Congdon. Chuck had been employed as manager of the Minute Man Gas Station for 12 years and later served as tool crib manager at M-K Corporation of about 12 years.  For three years, he worked as a clerk at Hess Mart in Hornell…

                                                • Cochrane, Patricia Ann

                                                  COCHRANE - Patricia Ann Of Batavia, NY, October 18, 2008, after a lifelong and courageous battle with Cystic Fibrosis. Loving wife of 47 years of James E. Cochrane; mother of Keith Timothy (Joyce), Kevin James (Lisa), Kenneth Patrick and Kirk Anthony Cochrane; loving grandmother of Sam Cochrane, Shawn Montague, Matthew Cochrane and Savannah Cochrane; loving step-grandmother of Brandon, Cory and Austin Pope; sister of George (Billie Jean), William Rooney and the late Katherine Palmer; many nieces, nephews…

                                                  • Cole, Willie

                                                    COLE, Willie C. -In loving memory of our father, June 6, 1936 - October 20, 2005.,

                                                    • Collings, Gary V.

                                                      • Cooper, Lawrence E.

                                                        may call Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee Street, Lockport, where funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 11 AM.Please visit

                                                        • Corino, Alfred T.

                                                          • Coschignano, Elizabeth J.

                                                            • Cosentino, Jennie T. (Tagliaferro)

                                                              • Costello, William D. "Bill"

                                                                • Coyle, Ronald F.

                                                                  • Cummings, Arthur J.

                                                                    October 18, 2008 Arthur J. Jack Cummings, 74, of Syracuse, fought a courageous battle with cancer before passing away Saturday at home surrounded by his family. He attended Most Holy Rosary and St. John the Evangelist schools. Jack was a Korean veteran, serving aboard the USS Oriskany CV34 as a gunner's mate 2nd Class. He was a member of VFW #3146 and an active member of Laborers Local 633 for 35 years. A devoted father, grandfather and friend, he loved to work even after he was sick. Jack would do…

                                                                    • DeVoe, William B.

                                                                      William B. DeVoe of Harpursville The family of William B. DeVoe will receive friends from 4 - 7 p.m. at Wm. R. Chase &Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango Street, Port Dickinson, N.Y., Monday, October 20, 2008. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at the Wm. R. Chase &Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango Street, Port Dickinson, with Pastor Kevin Rollo officiating. Burial will follow in the family plot in Windsor Village Cemetery with Military Honors.

                                                                      • Dobbs, Deacon William "Bill"

                                                                        Deacon William "Bill" Dobbs, 81, of Niagara Falls, died quietly at home October 16, 2008 under the care of his loving family and Niagara Hospice. Born May 3, 1927 in Atlanta, GA, the son of the late Johnson Bell and Annie Dobbs.Deacon Dobbs moved to Niagara Falls in 1942 and met and married the former Esther White in 1947. Deacon Dobbs was a longtime member of Emanuel Temple Apostolic Church where he served as a Deacon and was a former Sunday School teacher, and participated in almost all aspects…

                                                                        • Doris M. Okrepkie

                                                                          Doris M. Okrepkie, 82, passed away peacefully early  Thursday morning, October 16, 2008 at Green Meadows in Painted Post. Doris was born on May 25, 1926 in Endicott,  a daughter of Morgan and Deborah (Nolton) Hover who died when Doris was a very young girl.  She was lovingly raised by her sister Ruth and Ruth’s husband George Murch who predeceased her as did her other siblings, Helen Lillie, Laura Wood, John and Lester Hover. Her husband of 52 years, Walter Okrepkie passed in 1998. Doris is survived by…

                                                                          • Doyle, Thomas W.

                                                                            Thomas W. Doyle of Owego Thomas W. Doyle, 69, of Owego, died Friday morning, October 17, 2008, at Wilson Memorial Regional Medical Center. He was predeceased by his brothers, John and Walter Doyle. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Betty Doyle, Owego; sister-in-law, Shirley and Vinnie Taverna; stepchildren, Chris and Tina Rupp, Pa., Donald and Elena Rupp, Windsor, Brian Rupp, Monticello; several step-grandchildren; nieces and nephews, Loretta and Julio Platero, Kathy and Billy McDonnell, Jimmy and…

                                                                            • Dunham, Lorraine "Lorrie"

                                                                              October 17, 2008 Lorraine "Lorrie" Dunham, 55, of Fulton, passed away Friday at Francis House in Syracuse surrounded by her family. Born in Fulton, she was a life resident. Lorrie worked for Davis Standard in Fulton for 35 years. She shared her life and home with her beloved cats, Hunter and Elkie, and also enjoyed traveling, music and reading. Lorrie is survived by her sister, Lindy (Al) Tompkins of E. Syracuse; her nieces and nephews, Shannon, Shawn (Jamie) and Patrick (Roberta); and…

                                                                              • Dunham, Clinton Rex

                                                                                are asked to consider donations to the Morris Rotary Club (Exchange Student Program), P.O. Box 414, Morris, NY 13808 in memory of Carolee Dunham. Funeral arrangements are by the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.

                                                                                • ELIZABETH (BETTY) C. McKIBBIN

                                                                                  Elizabeth (Betty) C. McKibbin died of cancer Sunday (Sept. 28, 2008) in her home in Sun Lakes, Arizona. Betty was born in Charleston, S.C., the daughter of Harry and Ethel Butson Cundy and lived most of her life in upstate New York. She was raised in Hornell, attended Elmira College, Class of 1940, and Case Western Reserve in Cleveland. She and her husband Seth were married in 1942. They raised their family in Painted Post. They had been living in Sun Lakes, Arizona since 1984. She is survived by her…

                                                                                  • ESTHER A. DAILEY

                                                                                    Esther A. Dailey, 99, of Taylor St., passed away peacefully Thursday (Oct. 16, 2008) at McAuley Manor in North Hornell. There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral and committal services will take place at 11 a.m. Monday at the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home in Canisteo. A complete obituary will be in the Sunday Spectator. 

                                                                                    • Edith Enjem

                                                                                      Mrs. Edith Enjem, 86, of 705 Walnut St passed away Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, in St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Edith was born in Stockton, Calif., on March 11, 1922, the daughter of the late Gregory and Mary Lorraine Caliguire. She attended Herkimer schools and graduated from Herkimer High School. She was married to Joseph Enjem on June 10, 1972. Mr. Enjem passed away on Dec. 30, 2006. Mrs. Enjem was at one time employed in the office of General Electric and later for Enjem’s Carpets, Herkimer. She was a…

                                                                                      • Eric S. Lowe

                                                                                        Eric S. Lowe, 29, of 63 Delaware Avenue, died Saturday (Oct. 11, 2008) at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, surrounded by his family. He was born June 8, 1979, in Cuba, the son of David and Dawn (Whitney) Lowe.  Eric was raised in Belmont and was a 1997 graduate of Genesee Valley High School. He had been employed as a sales consultant for Simmons-Rockwell in Hornell and Bath. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Dawn and James Reniff of Belmont; his father, David Lowe of Boston, Mass.; three…

                                                                                        • Esther A. Dailey

                                                                                          Esther A. Dailey, 99, of Taylor Street passed away peacefully Thursday (Oct. 16, 2008) at McAuley Manor in North Hornell, where she had resided since January of 2008. Esther was born Sept. 25, 1909 in Savona, to Fred and Bernice (Babcock) Salisbury. On March 1, 1927, in Hartsville, she married Randall E. Dailey, whom she was married to for 71 years. She was predeceased by her husband in September of 1998 and was also predeceased by a sister, Ethel Shaut and a brother, Charlie Salisbury. Esther lived in…

                                                                                          • Fay, Elizabeth "Lib"

                                                                                            • Federico, Anna (Salerno)

                                                                                              • Fisher, Catherine

                                                                                                • Ford, Thomas

                                                                                                • Fowler, Janet M. (Ullrich)

                                                                                                  will be present Wednesday 4-8 PM at the AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1132 Delaware Avenue (near W. Ferry St.). Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass Thursday at 10:00 AM in Blessed Sacrament Church, 1029 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo. Flowers gratefully declined. If so desired, donations may be made to AAUW-Buffalo Branch EF (Funds for Education), Buffalo Green Fund (Buffalo in Bloom), Franciscan Friars Holy Name Province. Online register at,

                                                                                                  • Galeski, John V.

                                                                                                    • Gardner, William E.

                                                                                                      October 19, 2008 William E. Gardner, 81, of Liverpool, passed away Sunday at Community General Hospital. Born in Clayton, NY, he was a resident of Liverpool for 25 years. William was a WWII Navy veteran and retired from Crucible Steel 20 years ago. He was predeceased by a daughter, Bridget, and by a brother, Arthur. Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Gertrude; his children, Penelope and Tom, Pamela and Paul, William C. and Lucy, Colleen and Jim, Maureen and Ellis, Kevin, Mary and Tom, Lorraine, and David…

                                                                                                      • Gess, Dorothy M. (Correll)

                                                                                                        GESS - Dorothy M. (nee Correll)October 19, 2008, of West Seneca, NY, beloved wife of the late George Gess; loving mother of Laurie (James) Phillips and Marianne (Larry) Klosko; also survived by five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Tuesday2-4 and 7-9 PM at LOOMIS, OFFERS &LOOMIS, INC. MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1820 Seneca St. where funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 PM. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial contributions to charities of ones…

                                                                                                        • Gillard, S. Patricia

                                                                                                          • Gleason, Norman W.

                                                                                                            11 a.m. Wednesday at Hartwell Funeral Home, Tully. Interment: St. Patrick's Cemetery, Truxton. Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Golisano Children's Hospital, Oncology Unit, 750 E. Adams St., Syracuse, NY 13210.

                                                                                                            • Grange, Michele "Mickie" (Zawier)

                                                                                                              will be present Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Quinn-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 192 Abbott Road where prayers will be offered on Thursday followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church at times to be announced. Flowers gratefully declined. Mickie was a retiree of The Buffalo Psychiatric Center with 26 years of service. She also volunteered 25 years to little loop football and cheerleading. Online register at,

                                                                                                              • Hawkins, Herbert E.

                                                                                                                • Herringer, Milton A.

                                                                                                                  • Hilliard-Gonzalez, Joan P.

                                                                                                                    • Hofer, Elizabeth K.

                                                                                                                      • Hofer, Mary C.

                                                                                                                        • Holbok, Michael F.

                                                                                                                          HOLBOK - Michael F. Of Williamsville, NY, October 17, 2008, suddenly, loving husband of Judith A. (nee Tatko) Holbok; dearest father of Michael, Matthew, Jenna and Holbok; loving son of Irene (nee Nagy) and the late Frank Holbok; brother of David (Ellen) Holbok; also survived by brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Funeral service Tuesday at 9:30 AM from THE URBAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 6685 Transit Rd, East Amherst (south of County and North French Rds) and…

                                                                                                                          • Howe, Stephen P.

                                                                                                                            HOWE - Stephen P. October 14, 2008, loving husband of Marie (Chadderdon) Howe; cherished father of Pamela (Aaron) Machelor, Timothy (Emily) Howe and Brigid (James) Goodfellow; loving grandfather of Aaron and Colton Machelor; brother of the late Thomas Howe; brother-in-law of Frances (William) Glodzik and Patricia Patterson; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial in The Church of the Holy Family (corner South Park Ave and Tifft St.)…

                                                                                                                            • Jackson, William R.

                                                                                                                              • Jane M. Aufmuth

                                                                                                                                Jane M. Aufmuth, 89, passed away Wednesday evening, Oct. 8, 2008, at the home of her daughter, Meg, in Syracuse. Jane was born June 13, 1919, in Utica, the eldest of three children and only daughter of James F. and Mary V. Monroe. Upon graduating from Edmeston High School, Jane attended Ryder College in Trenton, N.J. She then returned to Edmeston and was employed at New York Central Mutual Insurance Company. On Jan. 5, 1947, Jane married Howard J. Aufmuth Jr., and they made their home in Fly Creek.…

                                                                                                                                • Jaszczak Sr., Robert

                                                                                                                                  JASZCZAK, Robert Sr. - Happy Birthday. Love you forever; Forget you never. WIFE ROSE,

                                                                                                                                  • John Raymond White

                                                                                                                                    John Raymond White, 68, of Batavia, died Saturday (Oct. 11, 2008) at United Memorial Medical Center after a lengthy illness. He was born in Willing,  April 19, 1940, a son of the late Raymond and Lena Burch White. Mr. White was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served from 1960 to 1964. He was a food service purchaser for Darien Lake Theme Park prior to his retirement. His hobby was antique purchasing and selling and attending estate and garage sales. Surviving are his wife of over 28 years, Kathe…

                                                                                                                                    • Joseph A. Johnson

                                                                                                                                      Joseph A. Johnson, 80, of 56 Otsego St., Ilion, passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica. Joseph was born feb. 29, 1928, in Ilion, the son of the late Frederick Arthur and Ellen Theresa White Johnson. On Aug. 5, 1948, Joe married the former Elizabeth “Betty” Smith in Ilion. He was employed in system maintenance with the village of Ilion Water Department for 36 years, retiring several years ago. Joe was of the Catholic faith and was an avid stock car racing fan. He also…

                                                                                                                                      • Joseph A. Spina

                                                                                                                                        Mr. Joseph A. Spina, 82, of 142 Litchfield Road, passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, in St. Luke's Memorial Hospital. He was born in Frankfort on June 26, 1926, the son of the late John and Jennie Maphia Spina and he attended Frankfort schools. Mr. Spina was employed as an assembler for Library Bureau, Herkimer for many years. He was a communicant of Our Lady Queen of Apostles Church. Joseph is survived by one sister and brother in law, Mary and Lee Marcantonio of Utica; one brother and sister in law,…

                                                                                                                                        • Juliano, Bernice M. (Hartel)

                                                                                                                                          JULIANO - Bernice M. (nee Hartel)October 19, 2008, of Cheektowaga, NY, beloved wife of Louis E. Juliano; dearest mother of Louis W. (Denise), Michael (Jackie), Ronald (Sally Swartz), Denice (Chet Menkiena) Juliano and Michele (Peter) Ferraina; dear grandmother of Jessica (John) Schimert, Tina (Juan), Justin, Ronald, Aaron, Jeremy, the late Adam and great-grandmother of William; sister of Harold (Katie) Hartel, Ann Hartel and the late Allen Bill (Neva) Hartel, Betty (late Richard) Wozniak, Kenneth (late…

                                                                                                                                          • June K. Champion

                                                                                                                                            June K. Champion, 88, of 5304 State Route 167, Little Falls, and since 2005 a resident of the Residential Healthcare Facility at Little Falls Hospital, passed away Thursday, October 16, 2008, at that residence with her loving family at her side. She was born on May 31, 1920, in Little Falls, the daughter of the late Otto and Olga (Jones) Kaufman. She was a graduate of Little Falls High School and Syracuse Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. She was united in marriage to her husband of 66 years, David J.…

                                                                                                                                            • KEITH F. STURDEVANT

                                                                                                                                              Keith F. Sturdevant, 75, of 3747 Knights Creek Rd. passed away Thursday (Oct. 16, 2008) at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville after a long illness. He was born Aug. 10, 1933 in Angelica, the son of Ross L. and Kathryn Reniff Sturdevant. A lifelong resident of the area, he was a graduate of the Wellsville High School, Class of 1950, and a graduate from Alfred State College, Class of 1954, where on a scholarship for wrestling he received a degree in mechanical engineering. He was employed at the…

                                                                                                                                              • Kalczynski, Dolores (Kubala)

                                                                                                                                                KALCZYNSKI - Dolores (Kubala)Of Lancaster, NY, October 17, 2008, beloved wife of the late Leon R. Leo Kalczynski; dearest mother of Joyce (Leonard) Studley, Joseph L. (friend Diane Gagat), James R. (Kathleen) Kalczynski and Jeanne M. Covert; fond grandmother of James (Jennifer), Jeffrey (Melissa), Jonathan, Bryan, Richard (Megan), Michael, Nicholas, Dominic, Jennifer, Jessica and Julie; sister of the late Richard (late Josephine) Kubala. Friends may call Sunday 7-9 PM and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the PAUL…

                                                                                                                                                • Katz, Melvin

                                                                                                                                                  October 18, 2008 Melvin Katz, 95, died Saturday at Menorah Park. Formerly of Fayetteville, Mr. Katz had been a resident of The Oaks at MenorahPark since 2003. He was a member and the former house chairman of Shaarei Torah Orthodox Congregation of Syracuse. Melvin had worked in the motion picture industry from the 1930s until he retired in 1977. He and his wife then moved to Fayetteville, and he became the business manager for Adirondack Life magazine. His wife, Fay, died in 2003. His brother, Norman, died…

                                                                                                                                                  • King, Margaret

                                                                                                                                                    KING, Margaret (Grimes) - Happy 75th Birthday, Mom. I think of you every single day. I miss you so much.Love,KAREN,

                                                                                                                                                    • Klementowski, Dr. Kenneth V.

                                                                                                                                                      • Kopp, Carmella Alia

                                                                                                                                                        October 18, 2008 Carmella Alia Kopp, 97, of Syracuse, passed away Saturday. She was employed at New Process Gear for many years, then at E.W. Edwards Department Store as a clerk. Carmella is survived by nephews, Larry (Helen) Con-dolora of Liverpool and James (Mary) Condolora of Syracuse; niece, Carol (Joseph) Motto of Liverpool; and many more nieces, nephews, great-nieces and -nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in Our Lady of Pompei/St. Peter Church. Burial in Assumption Cemetery.…

                                                                                                                                                        • LaGrange, Rose M.

                                                                                                                                                          October 18, 2008 Mrs. Rose M. LaGrange, 84, of Syracuse, died Saturday, October 18, 2008. She was a native and life resident of Syracuse, a communicant of Assumption Church and a volunteer at Loretto Geriatric Center. She was predeceased by her husband, John F. LaGrange, in 1993. Survived by four daughters, Mary (Dave) Suchewski of Pennellville, Joanne (Lenny) LaFirst of North Syracuse, Rosella LaGrange of Cicero and Patricia (Jon) Anderson of Liverpool; three sons, James LaGrange of Riverside, CA, John…

                                                                                                                                                          • Lightfoot, Natalie

                                                                                                                                                            • Little, Raymond K.

                                                                                                                                                              LITTLE - Raymond K. October 13, 2008, beloved husband of Valina Little. Friends may call Tuesday, October 21 at MEMORIAL CHAPELS, 66 E. Utica at 10 AM visitation; 11 AM Funeral Services. Interment St. Matthews Cemetery.,

                                                                                                                                                              • Loeffert, William W.

                                                                                                                                                                may call Monday from 10-11 AM at the Wattengel Funeral Home, 307 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, NY, where funeral services will follow at 11 AM. Interment Corwin Cemetery.Guest registry at

                                                                                                                                                                • Losee, Edward H.

                                                                                                                                                                  are invited to call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008, at the C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney, NY 13838. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, at the funeral chapel with the Rev. Larry Bailey officiating. Burial with military honors will be private and at the convenience of the family in the Prospect Hill Cemetery, Sidney. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Edward's name may be made to the Delaware Valley Humane Society, 101 East Main St.,…

                                                                                                                                                                  • Mallozzi-Perkins, Laurie A.

                                                                                                                                                                    October 18, 2008 Laurie A. (Seakan) Mallozzi- Perkins, 48, of Liverpool, NY died unexpectedly Saturday, October 18, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital. Visiting hours are 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Scala & Roefaro Funeral Home, Inc., 1122 Culver Ave., Utica. Funeral services will be at the conclusion of visiting hours, at 7:30 p.m., at the funeral home.

                                                                                                                                                                    • Marchese, Marie A. (Scott)

                                                                                                                                                                      MARCHESE - Marie A. (nee Scott)Of West Seneca, entered into rest October 19, 2008, beloved wife of John J. Marchese and the late Joseph D. Walsh; devoted mother of Patricia (Carmen) Monaco, Kathleen (Michael) Lombardo and Joseph (Sharon) Walsh; stepmother of John (Karen) Marchese and Jonelle Marchese; cherished grandmother of Carmen (Jill) Monaco, Kim (Dennis) Bump, Kelli (Mark) Hannon, Rene (Craig) Lisjak and Shannon Walsh; step-grandmother of Lauren Marchese and Monica Marchese; great-grand- mother of 10…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Marchese, Vincent J.

                                                                                                                                                                        requests donations to be made to: Hernando-Pasco Hospice in Vincents Memory, 12107 Majestic Blvd., Hudson, FL 344667-2460,

                                                                                                                                                                        • Markle, Karl M.

                                                                                                                                                                          MARKLE - Karl M. Of Rochester, NY, formerly of Darien Center, NY, October 16, 2008, beloved son of George and the late Frances Markle; dear brother of Robin, Burke (Darlene), Dawn (Anthony) Paulazzo, Patrick, George Jr. (Carla), Sherry, Frances (Joseph) LaPorta and the late Philip Markle; also survived by 11 nieces and nephews and three great-nephews. Mass of Christian Burial from Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Darien Center, NY, Wednesday at 10 AM (assemble at church). Family will be present at the…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Marshall, Paul A.

                                                                                                                                                                            will receive friends Tuesday 7-9 PM at the F.E. BROWN SONS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 6575 E. Quaker St., Orchard Park. Services will be private. Memorials made to a charity of choice.,

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                                                                                                                                                                              • McDermott, Grace A.

                                                                                                                                                                                • McGowan, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                  • McGuinness, Robert J.

                                                                                                                                                                                    October 18, 2008 Robert J. McGuinness, 83, of Syracuse and formerly of New Hartford, NY, died October 18, 2008, at Rosewood Heights. He was born March 12, 1925, in Frankfort, NY, son of the late Walter D. and Mary Resswig McGuinness. He was educated at the Syracuse Day School on Wilbur Avenue. He worked for Consolidated Industries in Syracuse. He was of the Catholic faith. He is survived by two nieces, Charlotte Evans of North Syracuse and Martha Davis of Liverpool, and several other nieces and nephews. He…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • McManus, Leonore B. (Bushardt)

                                                                                                                                                                                      McMANUS - Leonore B. (nee Bushardt)October 17, 2008, wife of Thomas F. McManus, Jr.; dear mother of Lorene A. (Gregory) Corbett, Thomas F. III (Melody), Robert E. (Elisa) and Patrick M. (Lynn) McManus; loving grandmother of Sean, Jenny, Tom IV, Mike, Dennis, David and Mallory; survived by five great-grandchildren and one on the way; sister of Frank (Emma) Bushardt and Lorene Dietrich. Memorial mass will be offered Tuesday 10 AM at St. Rose of Lima Church. Memorials to Hospice Foundation, 225 Como Park…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mendy, Mark K.

                                                                                                                                                                                        MENDY - Mark K. October 13, 2008, son of the late Theodore and Irene (nee Lewicki) Mendy; brother of Kathy Mendy, Marlene (Duncan) Stewart and lost brother Michael Mendy; best friend and former husband of Patricia Miller. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Amelia Church, Saturday, October 25 at 9 AM. Online register at Arrangements by GRECO FUNERAL HOME.,

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Midolo, Jean Ann

                                                                                                                                                                                          Jean Ann Midolo of Binghamton Jean Ann Midolo, age 62, of Binghamton, N.Y., fell asleep in the loving arms of our Lord and entered into eternal peace and serenity on October 18, 2008 after an extended illness. She has been reunited in Heaven with her parents, Raymond and Helen Rist; and her brother, William Dwyer. Jean is survived by her husband of 42 years, Dr. Augusto Ernesto Midolo; and four children, daughter, Lauren Jean Tharaldsen, son, Augusto Ernesto Midolo, Jr., daughter and son-in-law, Karen…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Miller, Robert John

                                                                                                                                                                                            October 19, 2008 Robert John Miller, 79, of Jordan, passed away Sunday in Cayuga County Nursing Home. He will be truly missed by his daughters and family. Robert was born October 22, 1928, in Ticonderoga, NY, the son of the late Basil and Gladys Miller. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Patricia A. Miller; his grandsons, Cody M. Mapley and Andrew T. Mapley; and a brother, Dean Miller. He is survived by his daughters, Colleen A. Moore of Cato, Michelle (Steven) VanDyke of Cato and…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Moehrle, Ruth M. (Boyd)

                                                                                                                                                                                              MOEHRLE - Ruth M. (nee Boyd)Age 87, October 18, 2008, wife of the late Paul Moehrle; mother of John B. Moehrle and the late Barbara Fischer. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-8 PM at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst, NY where Funeral Service will be held Tuesday at 8 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Epiphany UCC, 21st Century Fund. Mrs. Moehrle was a member of Epiphany UCC and Betsy Ross-Leveant #695 OES. Arrangements by Keith E. Rapin.,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                • Naomi H. McKee

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Naomi H. McKee, 96, passed away peacefully early Thursday afternoon (Oct. 16, 2008), at the Conesus Lake Nursing Home in Livonia, where she had been a resident for the past several years. She was born in Muncie, Ind., on Aug. 7, 1912, a daughter of the late Charles William and Martha Jane (Stanley) Hughes. She was also predeceased by her siblings Esther Krewson, Herman, John, Charles, Claude, and James Hughes. On April 30, 1938, she was married to Rev. Robert H. McKee, who was the longtime pastor at the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Nizinski, Anna Christine

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Paszkow, Dorothy Ann

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Dorothy Ann Paszkow, 82, of North Tonawanda, died Thursday, October 16, 2008 at Kenmore Mercy Hospital. Dorothy was a machine operator with National Grinding. She was predeceased by her husband, Aleksy Paszkow.Dorothy is survived by her sons, Raymond (Susan) McMahon and Joseph Slowinski; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services will be private and donations can be made in Dorothy’s memory to a charity of your choice. Arrangements were entrusted to Colucci Funeral Home, 652 Oliver Street,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Pecoraro, Patricia A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Patricia A. (Pagano) Pecoraro, 58, died October 18, 2008. Beloved wife for 38 years of Russell A. Pecoraro.Graduate of Lafayette High School where she met her husband, whom she married on February 14, 1970.Dearest mother of Gina M. Pecoraro and Dr. Russell A. (Connie) Pecoraro; grandmother of Anaxamander, Sofia and Christian; loved daughter of Norma and the late Angelo Pagano; precious sister of Mary (Chester) Rienhardt, Angela (Dennis) Wilson, and Michael (Doni) Pagano; sister-in-law of Carolyn (Bruce)…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pecoraro, Patricia A. (Pagano)

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Pennie L. Poyer

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Pennie L. Poyer, 50, of Karr Valley Road, passed away unexpectedly Thursday (Oct. 16, 2008) at her home. Born in North Hornell, July 3, 1958, the daughter of Russell and G. Virginia Becker O'Dell, she had resided in the Hornell area most all her life. She was a graduate of Arkport Central School, Class of 1977, and was a member of the Hillside Baptist Church. Pennie was an avid Buffalo Bills fan, loved animals and especially enjoyed her family and family functions.   She was predeceased by her…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Potter, Lloyd C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lloyd C. Potter of Brooklyn Township, Pa. Lloyd C. Potter, 87, a life-long resident of Brooklyn Township, Susquehanna County, Pa., succumbed peacefully at home on Wednesday, October 15, 2008. Born to the late Ralph and Lois Sterling Potter, he graduated from Brooklyn High School in 1939 and attended Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pa., for training as a milk tester and Farmers Veterinary School of Omaha, Nebr. Lloyd, along with his wife, the former Effie Anna Packer, owned and operated Echo…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Quinn, Robert I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              COOPERSTOWN - Robert I. Quinn, 55, of Cooperstown, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008, at M.I. Bassett Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Tillapaugh Funeral Service, Cooperstown and Milford.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ranney, Aubrey E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Aubrey E. Ranney, age 79, of Appleton, entered into rest on Sunday, October 19, 2008 at the Absolut of Gasport. Born June 4, 1929 in Alden, NY, he was the son of the late Bert D. and Dorothy D. (nee Nerber) Ranney.Aubrey had worked for Laborers Local #91 in Niagara Falls, NY as a construction worker. He enjoyed farming and being with his family and friends. He had lived in Appleton since 1971; previously of Lockport. Aubrey is survived by his brothers, Delmar (Jean) Ranney of Lockport, Robert (Ellen) Ranney…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Regis M. Glover

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Regis M. Glover, 83, formerly of Arkport, passed away Friday (Oct. 17, 2008) at her son’s home in Dansville. Born in Canisteo, Sept. 6, 1925, the daughter of Nathan and Margaret (Miller) Broughton, she had been an area resident all of her life. Regis was a member of the Canaseraga Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion. She loved her family, cooking and recipes as well as ceramics and painting.   She was predeceased by her husband, Harding, in 2000; one son, Harding “Bud” Glover; three…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Richards, Ronald E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    October 18, 2008 Ronald E. Richards, 74, died Saturday at St. Joseph's Hospital. He resided in Altmar since 1976, previously living in Rochester. He was born October 23, 1933, the son of Alvin Sr. and Edith Arquette Rich-ards. He graduated from Brushton High School in 1951. He served in the U.S. Army from 1952 until 1954. He was married to Patricia Leicht February 8, 1975. He worked various construction jobs in New York, and he also worked at Nine Mile Point on nuclear plants, the site plant and steam…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rinker-Damon, Norma (Francis)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Norma (Francis) Rinker-Damon of Binghamton Norma (Francis) Rinker-Damon, 79, has passed away and gone to her heavenly father after a long illness. She was predeceased by her parents, Walter and Helen Francis; husband, Kenneth Damon. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, April and Daniel Bump, Binghamton; son and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Sherrie Rinker, Binghamton; grandchildren, Gabrielle Bump, Binghamton, Danielle Rinker, Binghamton; great-grandson, Perrin Rinker; granddaughter, Jonelle and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rodland, Albert R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rodney W. Koon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rodney W. Koon age 67, of Fish Hatchery Road, Bath died Thursday, October 16, 2008 at Kindred Hospital, Wilkes Barre, Pa., as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident.  Rod was born in Corning on March 19, 1941, the son of the late Wilbur and Ruth (Cornwell) Koon. Rod attended school in Addison and in Jasper, N.Y. He was employed by Local 832 Syracuse, N.Y. where he was a heavy equipment operator for many years. Rod enjoyed raising and taking care of his horses, as well as hunting and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Roseanne Theresa Wells Long

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mrs. Roseanne Theresa Wells Long, 74, of Whitesboro formerly of Eastern Ave. Herkimer passed away Saturday, October 18, 2008, in St. Luke’s Memorial Hospital. She was born in Utica on May 12, 1934, the daughter of the late Albert and Anna Lamay Wells. She attended Utica Catholic Academy and was a 1969 graduate of B.O.C.E.S. Nurses Aide Program. Roseanne was united in marriage to Donald W. Long on Dec. 5, 1952, in Reno, Nev. Mrs. Long was employed as a Nurses Aide at Herkimer Memorial Hospital, Mohawk…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Roziock, Marilyn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                October 18, 2008 Marilyn Roziock, 40, of Warners, died Saturday following a long illness. Born in Syracuse, she graduated from West Genesee High School and attended State Univ. of California in Pennsylvania and SUNY Cortland. Marilyn was a former stage manager at Syracuse Stage. She was predeceased by her aunt and godmother, Delores Fay. Surviving are her husband, Stephen Graves; her mother, Kathleen P. Dunster of Camillus; her father, John A. Roziock of Baldwinsville; a brother, John (Stephannie) Roziock…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Santoro, Mario M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will be present on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Cleveland Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 569 Cleveland Dr. where services will be held on Wednesday at 9:15 AM and from St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church at 10:00 AM. Contributions may be made to The . Online register at,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Scritchfield, William A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SCRITCHFIELD - William A. October 18, 2008, of Angola, NY, beloved husband of Susan (Grotke) Scritchfield; dear father of Barbara Rager, William (Brenda) Scritchfield, Susan (Eric) Volerecht, Thomas and Timothy Scritchfield; grandfather of 10 grandchildren; survived by four brothers and three sisters; predeceased by one brother; survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call Tuesday from3-6 PM at the LATIMORE-SCHIAVONEFUNERAL HOME, INC., 8434 North Main St., Angola where Funeral Services will follow at 6…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Slipko, Helen R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        may call Monday, October 20th from 4-8 PM at Zajac Funeral Home, Inc., 319-24th St., cor Welch Ave., Niagara Falls, NY, with Parastas prayers at 6:00 PM. Services will begin at 1:00 PM Tuesday, October 21st at the funeral home and funeral services at 1:30 PM from Holy Trinity Orthodox Monastery, 3920 Pine Ave., with Rev. Nicholas Iuhos officiating. Burial in Holy Trinity Orthodox section of Riverdale Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.Visit…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sorbera, Meghan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BURLINGTON FLATS _ Meghan Sorbera, 19, of Burlington Flats, passed away tragically Saturday morning, Oct. 18, 2008, at the Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Stachowski, Deborah Ann (Jakubczak)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            STACHOWSKI, Deborah Ann (Jakubczak) - You left our lives, but not before you made your mark upon so many. You inspired and gave love and happiness unconditionally to all you touched. Miss you more than words can say.Happy Birthday.MOM,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Tobin, Eugene J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              October 19, 2008 Eugene J. Tobin, 78, of Syracuse, died Sunday at Loretto. He was a veteran of the Army, serving during the Korean War. He retired from Eastwood Sports Center and also was employed at Peter's Grocery Store and Blessed Sacrament Church. He was a communicant and usher at Blessed Sacrament Church and a member of the Holy Name Society. Mr. Tobin was a member of Eastwood American Legion Post 1276. He was predeceased by his sisters, Sr. Cecila Tobin, CSJ, Dr. Frances L. Tobin and Kathleen…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Troy, Betty J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                TROY - Betty J. October 18, 2008, beloved mother of Arthur R. and Ronald D. (Debra) Troy; grandmother of Aaron Michael (Cindy), Brandon R. (Heather) and Leah J. Troy; great-grandmother of five; sister of Beatrice Nicholas and Lois (Joseph) Muranyi; also survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation Wednesday from 7-9 PM at the STEPHAN-BURNS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 266 East St. at Austin. Friends are invited. Memorials in Bettys name may be made to The SPCA of Erie County, 205 Ensminger Rd., Tonawanda, NY 14150.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Tschopp, Eleanor M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Eleanor M. Tschopp formerly of Owego Eleanor M. Tschopp, 80, a former resident of Florida and a resident of Alabama for one year, passed away on Sunday, October 19, 2008, following a period of declining health. Eleanor is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, John and Linda Lohmeyer; her brother, Jimmy Hakes; and sisters, Grace Thomas Faberski and Evelyn (David) Reynolds. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Michael and Allison Lohmeyer; and great-grandchildren, Brandon, Jordan and Gavin Lohmeyer. Born…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Tulowiecki, Bonita

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home &Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 between the hours of 4-7 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. with the Reverend William Vallet officiating. Graveside committal services will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park where full military honors will be accorded Mr. Knickerbocker. Harry's family wishes to acknowledge and thank Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 East Corning, Rd. Corning, NY…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • VanAlstyne, Margaret M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Vincitore, Jerry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        October 19, 2008 Jerry Vincitore, 84, of Syracuse, passed away Sunday at James Square Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was a life resident of Syracuse, a WWII U.S. Army veteran and retired owner and operator of Hickok Real Estate. A devout Catholic, Jerry was a communicant of St. Peter's Church, where he was an usher and a member of the Holy Name Society. Mr. Vincitore was the past post commander of the Italian American John Vendetti Post #1. He was also a member of the American Legion and Knights…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Vogel, Lawrence H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          suggests memorials be made to The Alzheimers Association of WNY, Inc., 1914 Colvin Blvd., Tonawanda, NY 14150. Arrangements by the NEWMAN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 201 S. Zebra St., Dunkirk, NY 14048.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wade, Paul "Terry"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Paul “Terry” Wade, 48, of Clearlake, CA, formerly of Niagara Falls, NY, died on September 11, 2008 in St. Helena, CA. Born in Norfolk, England, he was the son of Marilyn (Robbins) O’Reilly of Niagara Falls, NY and the late Nathan Wade.Terry attended local schools including Niagara Falls High School. He moved to California in 1982 and had resided in Lake County, CA for the past seven years. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his brother, Wayne Wade of Niagara Falls, NY; sister, Alice (Darren)…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Walsh, Marie A.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Weir, Ruth M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ruth M. Weir of Endwell Ruth M. Weir, 88, of Endwell, N.Y., passed away on October 17, 2008 at the Hilltop Campus of the United Methodist Homes. She had her family by her side. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Robert J. Weir, Sr. in 1987. She is survived by her sons and their spouses, Robert Jr. and Dorothy Weir, Binghamton, and Donald and Sandra Weir, Scottsdale, Ariz.; and by her brother and his wife, Harold and Betty Klobetanz, Hollidaysburg, Pa. She is also survived by grandchildren and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Wesolek, Kenneth J. "Uncle Kenny"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wilson, Harley F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    FORT WAYNE, Ind. _ Harley F. Wilson, 79, of Fort Wayne, Ind., passed away Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008. He was born Nov. 15, 1928, the son of Hobart and Lillian Wilson of Walton. Harley's lifetime was spent as a diesel mechanic for Cummins Diesel of Fort Wayne, Ind. He is survived by his wife, Valesca Gibson Wilson; his daughter, Laura Weidman Fish of Missouri; daughter-in-law, Laurie Wilson of Fort Wayne, Ind.; granddaughters, Jessica and Amanda Weidman, and Jennifer Wilson; brothers, Arthur Wilson of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Withey, Rose C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Rose C. Withey, 85, went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 17, 2008 at Buffalo General Hospital, after a short illness. Born on April 19, 1923 in Depew, NY, she was the daughter of the late Andrew E. and Antonina (Rudnik) Meister.On July 5, 1941, Rose married the late Milford Withey Sr., living in the Buffalo area and moved to Medina in 1964, together raising five children. At one time, Rose was employed with the U.S. Post Office as a mail sorter. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church and Court Santa…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Wright, John Thomas

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        . He was a very generous man and donated to many charities. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make contributions to the charity of their choice.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Yvonne M. Irving

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Yvonne M. Irving, 88, died Friday, October 17, 2008. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Leland; daughter, Linda (Jim) Cope; sons, David (Roberta) Irving and Gary (Dolores) Irving; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; six siblings and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call on Tuesday, October 21, 2008, from 4-7 p.m. at the Merton H. Kays Funeral Home Inc., 59 Monroe St., Honeoye Falls. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, October 22, 2008, at 11 a.m. in St. Paul of the Cross…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Zartman Jr., Donald E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may call on Monday from 3 - 7 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI and SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 MILITARY ROAD, NIAGARA FALLS, NY, where Rev. David Smolinski will conduct a prayer service at 6:30 PM. A committal service will be held on Tuesday, October 21st at 10:00 AM in Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel, 5871 Military Road Lewiston, NY. Memorial donations may be made to Niagara Hospice, Inc., 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094 or to Second Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (AWARE) 5565 Mapleton Rd. Lockport,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • merritt, Della

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call from 2-4 and 7-9 PM on Tuesday at the Taylor and Reynolds Funeral Home, corner of Transit and Niagara Streets, where prayers will be held on Wednesday at 9:30. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John the Baptist Church at 10:00 AM. Interment in Cold Springs Cemetery. Memorials to St. John’s Outreach Center, Niagara Hospice or to one’s choice would be appreciated by the family.Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Black, Beverly W. (Klinko)

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