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Subject: [NY-ERIE-OBITS] Buffalo News 6/28/07
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2007 13:59:36 -0400
June 28, 2007
Alessi, Louise A. (Gengo)
ALESSI-Louise A. (nee Gengo) June 25, 2007 at age 74. Beloved wife of Horace
Alessi; devoted mother of Lucy (Gary) Stanton, Anthony (Bernadette) Alessi,
Jo Marie (Alan) Dickinson and Frank (Gretchen) Alessi; loving grandmother of
Jennifer, Katie, Desiree, Louise, A. J. III, Michael, Lucas, Gabriel and
Joseph; great-grandmother of Johnny and Jack; dear sister of Mary Jane
(Geoffrey) Ward and Frank (Patricia) Gengo, Jr.; dear cousin of Dr. Carmen
(Bernadette) and Dr. Vincent (Marilyn) Privitera; also survived by several
nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will be present on Wednesday and
Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME
INC., 2600 Sheridan Dr. (corner of Parker Blvd.), where funeral services
will be held on Friday at 8:45 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial
celebrated from Blessed Sacrament Church, Kenmore, at 9:30 AM. Friends
invited. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Roswell Park Cancer
Institute for Leukemia Research. Online register book at www.Amigone.com
Bogoniewski, Sophie (Trembicki)
BOGONIEWSKI-Sophie (nee Trembicki) June 27, 2007 at the age of 93 years;
beloved wife of the late Stephen Bogoniewski; devoted mother of Theresa
(late Thomas) Seweryn, Sister Mary Marcelette S.S.F., Jerome (Barbara),
Martin (Janet) and the late James Bogoniewski; loving grandmother of 9
grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren; dear sister of Estelle (late
Joseph) Rollek and Victoria (late Raymond) Paser; predeceased by two
brothers and one sister; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral
Services at the BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2005 Clinton St. (corner S.
Ogden) Saturday at 9 AM and at St. Casimir's Church at 9:30 AM. Mrs.
Bogoniewski was a member of Kolko Polek Society, Ladies of Charity and a
parishioner of St. Casimir's Church for over 40 years. Visitation Thursday
from 7-9 PM and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Online condolences
Bongiovanni, Josephine (Memoriam)
JOSEPHINE BONGIOVANNI We gave our rose of Summer To a place called Paradise
To join the greater garden Where the flower never dies George S. Parlato,
Bongiovanni, Josephine R. (Memoriam)
Dear Mother, I tucked this note inside your new resting place. You are
already in heaven with Our Lord, so keep me in your heart and remember how
much I loved you. There was no better Mother than you in this whole wide
world. You were the Most kind and loving Mother ever. When God took you from
me, He took away my pal, my best friend and Mother. I will love you always .
Rest with God, Mom. Beautiful memories of you are with me always. You will
never be forgotten. ALL MY LOVE YOUR DAUGHTER, JOGI.
Chowaniec, Walter A. (Memoriam)
In memory of Walter A. Chowaniec, loving Husband, wonderful Father, and
Grandfather, and a good friend to all who knew him. He is sadly missed by
all, YOUR FAMILY & FRIENDS
Published in the Buffalo News on 6/28/2007.
Dalton Sr., Eugene J.
DALTON-Eugene J. Sr. Age 78 of the City of Tonawanda; June 27, 2007; husband
of 59 years of Mary A. (nee McLean) Dalton; father of Eugene J. (Sandra)
Dalton Jr., Robert J. Dalton and twin daughters Joyce A. (Kevin) Helwig and
Janet A. (Keith) McDaniel; also survived by ten grandchildren and ten
great-grandchildren; brother of Ann (Daniel) Turco, Dorothy (Kenneth) Hartel
and the late Harry, Robert and Charles Dalton; also survived by many nieces
and nephews. Friends may call Friday (June 29) only from 3-7 PM at the JOHN
O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 25 William St. (between Morgan and Broad Sts.)
in the City of Tonawanda. Funeral services will be private. Flowers
gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo Foundation,
225 Como Park Blvd., P.O. Box 590, Buffalo, NY 14240.
DePlato, Mary (Memoriam)
Happy Birthday Mom. Remembering and loving you always. YOUR FAMILY
Devole Sr., Glenn A.
DEVOLE-Glenn A., Sr. Of Lockport, NY, June 26, 2007, age 64; husband of
Elizabeth J. (Smiley) Devole; father of Glenn A. (Alyssa) Devole, Jr. and
Linda (Tom) Thompson; brother of Roger (Patricia) Devole and Philip H.
(Patricia) Devole, Jr.; grandfather of Scott and Tayler Devole, Kaitlyn,
Thomas and Michael Thompson; also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at The HARDISON FUNERAL HOMES, INC., 3648 Ransomville Rd.,
Ransomville, NY Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Services will be held on
Saturday (June 30) at 10 AM from the Funeral Home. Memorials to Niagara
Hospice, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094 or to Roswell Park Cancer
Institute, PO Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240.
Dillon, Harriett A. (Koziarski)
DILLON-Harriett A. (nee Koziarski) Of McMinnville, OR, formerly of Alden,
NY, June 24, 2007 at the age of 87; daughter of the late John and Mary
(Wodecka) Koziarski; beloved wife of the late Hubert C. Dillon; loving
mother of Patricia (Dennis) Dudek, Christine (Paul) Szudzik and Paul (Donna)
Dillon; adoring grandmother of Joyce Szudzik, Steven (Hope) Szudzik,
Jeremiah (Jennifer) Sheret, Lindsay Sheret, Rebecca and Michael Dillon;
great-grandmother of Jonathan and Thomas Szudzik; dear sister of Jean (late
Stanley) Dudek, Richard (Eleanor) Koziarski and the late Edmund (Joan)
Koziarski. Funeral services will be held at the Alden United Methodist
Church, 13242 Broadway, Alden, NY, Saturday at 11 AM. Interment at Alden
Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
Alzheimer's Association. Arrangements by the CHARLES MEYER FUNERAL HOME INC.
No prior visitation.
Dulski, Pearl (Memoriam)
Miss you greatly. Love, RICH
Fairfax, Vince C.
FAIRFAX-Vince C. Suddenly, June 22, 2007, beloved husband of Gennie (nee
Booker). The family will receive friends Saturday 11 AM-12 Noon at
Gethsemane Baptist Church, 55 Grape St. where funeral services will
immediately follow. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery. Arrangements by THOMAS T.
EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Filipski, Jerome "Harry" (Memoriam)
Another wedding anniversary gone by, and I'm still missing you. LORRAINE
Helmbrecht, Noreen J.
HELMBRECHT-Noreen J. (Perry) June 26, 2007; wife of the late David J.
Helmbrecht, Sr.; mother of Diane (Mike) Genson, Kathleen (Mario) DiFranco,
David J. Jr. (Barbara), Noreen (Rob) Holcomb, Jeanette (Bob) McMahon and
Perry (Becky); predeceased by brothers and sisters; also survived by
grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; grandmother of the
late Shannon Diane McMahon. Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 at LOOMIS
OFFERS & LOOMIS, INC., Memorial Chapel, 1820 Seneca St., where Funeral will
be held Saturday at 11 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials to the
American Lung Assn.
Herman, Paul D.
HERMAN-Paul D. June 25, 2007; beloved husband of the late Audrey (nee
Hobson) Herman; uncle of Julie M. Zielinski. Family will be present Friday
7-9 PM at the (Harris Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8440 Main
St., Clarence. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10 AM from Our
Lady of Peace Church. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Online register at Amigone.com
HOUSE-Tanya Age 41 of North Tonawanda on June 26, 2007 after a lengthy
illness. Daughter of Joseph and Deanna (Hess) Kwashnak;. beloved wife of
Wayne J. House; mother of Angela House of Niagara Falls and Keith (Emanuela
Fiscato) House of Vicenza, Italy; granddaughter, Heidi Marie House; brother,
Michael Kwashnak of Tampa FL and grandparents, Harry and Helen Estright of
Inverness, FL. Tanya was the proprietor of Blackwinds Pet Supplies in
Niagara Falls since 1987. Visitation at the DUBOIS FUNERAL HOME, 2436
Niagara Road, (Bergholz) in Wheatfield on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Services
will be conducted in the funeral home on Saturday at 11 AM with Pastor
Michael Keicher, officiating. Memorials may be made to Canine Helpers.
Houston, Alqueena (Garnett)
HOUSTON-Alqueena (nee Garnett) June 24, 2007. The family will receive
friends on Friday from 11 AM-12 Noon at True Bethel Baptist Church, 907 East
Ferry St., where funeral services will immediately follow. Interment Forest
Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements by THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME INC.
Hughes, Brent G.
HUGHES-Brent G. Age 64, June 24, 2007, after heart surgery, in San Antonio,
TX, husband of Kay; father of Holly (Thomas) Reay of Glen Arbor, MI;
grandfather of Carson and Thomas III of Glen Arbor; son of Janet of Buffalo,
NY, and the late Thomas Hughes; brother of Donald (Sumino) Hughes of
Lewisberry, PA; brother-in-law of Betsy (Gilbert) Webb of Glen Arbor. Brent
was born in Buffalo and attended Canisius High School. He graduated from
Michigan State University, where he was on the tennis team. He also taught
tennis on the Canadian Lakeshore. He retired as Senior Vice-President from
Rush Enterprises in May 2005. He was an avid golfer and had just scored a
hole-in-one. A Memorial Service was held in San Antonio and another will be
held in Michigan in July. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
charity of your choice.
Hurst II, Eric J. "Roach E Dem"
HURST-Eric J. II "Roach E Dem" June 25, 2007; beloved son of Eric J. Hurst
and Diane (nee McCarty) Campisi; step-son of Louis R. Campisi; brother of
Jeffrey Alan Campisi and Raechel Louise Campisi; dearest grandson of
Katherine Mistretta, Patricia and Robert Seelbach; also survived by several
aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends received Friday from 4-8 PM at the GRECO
FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2909 Elmwood Ave. (near Sheridan Dr.) and are invited to
attend a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Paul's R.C. Church, Delaware Ave.,
Kenmore, Saturday at 9:15 AM. Please assemble at Church.
Kobel, Kenneth R.
KOBEL-Kenneth R. June 19, 2007, of Lakeview, NY; beloved husband of
Catherine (nee Boltz); cherished son of Patricia J. and the late Richard T.
Kobel; adored son-in-law of William and Nancy Boltz; loving brother of
Patricia (Daniel) Smolinski, Elizabeth (Glenn) Lockwood, Kevin (Sharon),
Richard (Linda), Carolyn (George) Webster, Robert (Sherri), Sheila (Peter)
Geist and Janice Lewczyk; dear brother-in-law of Mary (Josef) Ancinec;
devoted Godfather of Julia Lewczyk; also survived by many nieces, nephews,
aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held
Saturday June 30, 2007 at 10 AM at St. John the Baptist Church in Boston,
NY. No prior visitation. Flowers gratefully declined. Arrangements made by
LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC. Charles A. Castiglia, Director.
Kolniak, Molly P. (Gorej)
KOLNIAK-Molly P. (nee Gorej) June 26, 2007, in Lake Worth, FL, beloved wife
of Frank; devoted mother of Kenneth (Maryann), Thomas (Therese) Kolniak and
Michele (Paul) Walter; loving grandmother of Tamerine, Tara, Jillian,
Tiffany, Gabrielle, Melanie and William; sister of Irene Nowak, predeceased
by four sisters and two brothers; also survived by nieces and nephews.
Family will be present Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the PIETSZAK FUNERAL HOME,
2400 William St. (near Harlem) where services will be held Saturday 9 AM and
at St. Josaphat Church at 9:30 AM.
Kubiak, Helen R.
KUBIAK-Helen R. (nee Kozlowski) June 23, 2007, of Cheektowaga, NY, beloved
wife of the late Frederick A. Kubiak; dearest mother of Carol Ann (Dennis)
Ignaszak, Sandra I. (Richard) Horvatis and Nancy (John) Pruitt; dear
grandmother of ten grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; sister of Jacob
Benjamin (Doris) Kozlowski, Virginia (late Eugene) Wolski and the late
Thaddeus (late Ruth), Roman (late Ethel), Alfreda, Daniel (Nadine) Kozlowski
and Irene (George) Hora; sister-in-law of Bernice (late Al) Chwojdak and the
late Eleanor Kozlowski, Stephanie (late Al) Wojnowski, Leonard (Louise),
Edward (late Bernice), Thaddeus (late Anne) and Roman (late Alice) Kubiak;
also survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present to receive
relatives and friends on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the MELVIN J. SLIWINSKI
FUNERAL HOME, 5090 Transit Rd. (south of Como Park Blvd.) where funeral
services will be held on Saturday at 8:45 AM and from Our Lady Help of
Christians Church at 9:30 AM. Interment Our Lady Help of Christians
Lachina, Andrew F.
LACHINA-Andrew F. June 26, 2007; beloved husband of Rosemary ( Guarino)
Lachina; father of Frank, Jennifer and Rachel; stepfather of James Calabris;
son of Frank and the late Jean Lachina; brother of Roseann (Jeff) Stern of
N.J., Anthony (Mary), Francine (Al) Linton and Michael Lachina; also
survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends received Friday 2-4 and 7-9
PM at The GRECO FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2909 Elmwood Ave. (near Sheridan Dr.),
and are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Timothy's
Church, E. Park and Ensminger, Saturday at 10:30 AM. Memorial donations may
be sent to Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Andrew was a U.S. Marine Corps
Langendorfer, Micheline M.
LANGENDORFER-Micheline M. Age 73, June 27, 2007; beloved wife of David A.
Langendorfer; loving mother of David M. (Michele) Langendorfer, Daniel M.
Langendorfer and Denise M. (the late Paul) Terranova; dear grandmother of
Jacob Terranova, Lisa A. Kohr, Margaret, Daniel D., Casey M. and Jennifer K.
Langendorfer; great grandmother of Kayla J. and Evan P. Kohr; sister of
Jacob (Barbara) Debski and Ronald (Lynn) Arlen; aunt of Courtney Debski,
Rachal and Zachary Arlen. Friends may call at the KENNETH HOWE FUNERAL HOME,
64 Maple St., East Aurora on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral Services
will be held Saturday morning. Donations may be made to the Alzheimers
Association where she was a volunteer for many years. Mrs. Langendorfer was
a 20 year employee of Moog and a member of I.A.A.P.
Lee, Clarence W.
LEE-Clarence W.Of Amherst N.Y., entered into rest May 12,2007. Beloved son
of Clarence P. and Helena (nee Jones) Lee;dear brother of Marsan Lee; also
survivedby relatives and friends. No prior visitation. Relatives and friends
are invitedto attend a Memorial Service at Amherst Community Church, 77
Washington Hwy., Snyder, on Saturday morning at 11 o'clock. Arrangements by
theLOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME.
Lohouse, James R.
LOHOUSE-James R. June 25, 2007; beloved husband of Constance Maciejewski
Lohouse; dear father of Mary T. (Todd) Parsons, Mark T. Lohouse and Lisa A.
(Steve) Barnett; grandfather of Alexander James Barnett. Friends may call
Wednesday 7-9, Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at The DENGLER & ROBERTS FUNERAL
HOME, 3000 Delaware Ave. at Tremont, Kenmore, where prayers will be offered
Friday morning at 9:15, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Rose
of Lima Church at 10 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial contributions
may be made to Hospice of WNY. Online tributes may be made to www.mem.com.
Lombardo, Helen (Botticella)
LOMBARDO-Helen (Botticella) June 26, 2007; Age 84; beloved wife of the late
Ernest Lombardo; dear sister of Christine (late Albert) Zini and Dolores
(late Salvatore) Russo and the late Vincent, Joseph Botticella and Mary
Migliore; also survived by nieces and nephews. The family will be present on
Thursday from 3-8 PM at (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 5200
Sheridan Dr. (corner of Hopkins Rd.) where funeral services will be held on
Friday at 10:00 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated from
St. Gregory the Great Church at 10:45 AM. Friends invited. In lieu of
flowers, donations may be made to Hospice-Buffalo Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd.,
Cheektowaga, NY 14227. Online register book at www.Amigone.com
MAGIERSKI-Genevieve (nee Zamborowski) June 27, 2007; beloved wife of the
late John Magierski; devoted mother of Rose (late Daniel) Dyll of Tampa, FL;
loving grandmother of Darlene (Dennis) Kennedy and Darcy Ann Dyll;
great-grandmother of Danielle Victoria and Kristina Dennis Kennedy;
predeceased by 11 sisters and brothers; also survived by nieces and nephews.
Funeral services at the BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2005 Clinton St., corner
of S. Ogden, Saturday at 10 AM and at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church at
10:30 AM. Mrs. Magierski was a member of the Parish Rosary Society.
Visitation Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Flowers gratefully declined. On-line
Makey, Elizabeth J. (Haettich)
MAKEY-Elizabeth J. (Haettich) June 27, 2007, wife of the late Edward H.
Makey; mother of Nancy L. (Joseph) Cal, Michael E. (Norene), Thomas J.
(Peggy), Sharon (Neal) Goldwater and Diane M. Makey; grandmother of 10
grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; sister of the late Orrin
Haettich, Rita Kerby and Thomas Haettich; also survived by nieces and
nephews. Friends may call Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the, (Buffalo
Chapel), THOMAS H. McCARTHY FUNERAL HOME, 1975 Seneca St., 825-4454, where
funeral will be held Saturday morning at 9:30 and from St. Teresa's Church
at 10. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Hospice
Published in the Buffalo News from 6/28/2007 - 6/29/2007.
MARIATHASAN-Daniel June 26, 2007; husband of Elizabeth (nee Benjamin)
Mariathasan; father of Pathma (Jegan) Fernando, Elmo (Suri) Mariathasan,
Shantha (Paul) Pandian, Sri Mariathasan, Viji (Sekhar) Chandrasekhar, Andrew
(Shirley) and Ravi (Roopa) Mariathasan; grandfather of 15; son of the late
Mathias and Lilly Mariathasan; brother of Rose (Santiago) Stanislaus. Family
present Thursday and Friday from 5-8 PM at the PERNA-PELLEGRINO FUNERAL
HOME, INC., 1671 Maple Rd. (between Hopkins & Youngs Rds.). Relatives and
friends are asked to gather at St. Gaulbert's Church (Cheektowaga) for a
Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated Saturday at 9:30 AM. Interment at
Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements by Constance J. Perna-Pellegrino.
Mauer, Evelyn G. (Hahn)
MAUER-Evelyn G. (nee Hahn) Of Hamburg, NY, June 26, 2007; beloved wife of
the late Arthur F.C. Mauer; loving mother of Gary (Linda) and Robert
(Joanne) Mauer; dearest sister of Leah Herman; cherished grandmother of Dean
C. (Sarah) Mauer. Friends may call Thursday 4-8 PM at LOOMIS, OFFERS &
LOOMIS, INC., HAMBURG CHAPEL, 207 Main St. Funeral services will be held
from All Saints Lutheran Church, 6065 South Park Ave., Hamburg Friday at 11
AM (Please assemble at church).
Miner, Elizabeth G.
MINER-Elizabeth G. "Betty' June 26, 2007 of Buffalo, NY; beloved wife of the
late James C.; loving mother of Clayton (Stacey); survived by numerous
members of the William Anderson and Warren Prince families . Friends may
call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT FUNERAL HOME, 3290
Delaware Ave. Friends invited to attend a memorial service in Westminster
Presbyterian Church, 724 Delaware Ave, Saturday morning at 11. Flowers
gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Bristol Homes
MOREE- Beverly June 23, 2007, age 73; daughter of the late Walker and Hazel
Morris; loving mother of Kevin (Susan) Crowe, Christopher (Diane) Moree;
pre-deceased by Michael Crowe, Bobby Moree, Robert Moree; loving grandmother
of Megan Crowe, Nicholas and Alexander Crowe, Sean and Matthew Moree; dear
friends Lynn Lyon and Tom Guerne. Loving friend to all. No Services are
planned. Memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd.,
Cheektowaga, NY 14225.
Nelligan, Jean (Dash)
NELLIGAN-Jean (Dash) June 25, 2007, of North Collins, NY, age 82, wife of
the late Charles H. Nelligan; mother of Keith (Becky), William (Bonnie),
Daniel and the late Charles Nelligan Jr.; grandmother of seven grandchildren
and three great-grandchildren; sister of Janice Dash and the late William
and Alice Dash. Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the WENTLAND
FUNERAL HOME, 10634 Main St., (Route 62), North Collins, where funeral
services will be held Saturday morning at 10 AM.
Newman, Mary F.
NEWMAN-Mary F. June 26, 2007; wife of Kenneth Newman; mother of Philip
(Kathy) Newman, Thomas Newman, Mary Margaret (Richard) Conley, Helen (David)
Marker, Cynthia (Fred) Haun, Elizabeth Anne (Michael) Crawford, Marcia
(James) Puchlerz and Denise (David) Washburn; grandmother of 19 and
great-grandmother of 18; sister of the late Margaret (Ray) Murphy and
Elizabeth (Harvey) Mayer; aunt of Paul (Sandra) Murphy of Savannah, GA and
also several more nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call
Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at PRUDDEN & KANDT FUNERAL HOME, 242 Genesee St.,
Lockport, where prayers will be offered Friday at 12:30 PM followed by a
Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 1 PM in Sat. Patrick's Roman
Catholic Church, 76 Church St., Lockport. Interment will be in Cold Spring
Cemetery. Memorials to a charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the
Park, Gary N.
PARK-Gary N. June 25, 2007, of Lake View, NY, beloved husband of Anne T.
(nee Hughes); cherished father of Patrick C., Gary "Michael" (Becky) and
Theresa (Kirk) Fretz; loving grandfather of Brandon, Christian, Brittany,
Lauren, Tyler, Shawn and Christopher; dearest brother of Robert (Phyllis),
Marilyn (late Robert) Casler and the late Ronald Park; also survived by many
nieces and nephews. Friends received at the LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME,
INC., 4199 Lakeshore Rd., (corner of Camp Rd. and Rte. 5), Thursday 2-4 and
7-9, where funeral services will be held Friday at 11 AM. Charles A.
Peasland, Karen A. (Memoriam)
A trail of tears flowing to you, for one year ago. There is a gaping hole in
my heart and soul, longing for you Karen, my precious daughter, my love.
>From my heart to yours. LOVE, MOM, DAD AND FAMILY AND BOOMER TOO
Pigut, Elizabeth J. "Betty"
PIGUT-Elizabeth J. "Betty" (nee Cordes) Of Blasdell, NY, June 26, 2007,
beloved wife of the late Chester J. Pigut; dearest mother of Peggy Alderman,
Joanne Nephew, Leon (Jane), Dennis (Rebecca), Dolores (Philip) Damstetter,
Nancy (Wayne) Kadow and Alan; loving grandmother to 13 grandchildren and ten
great-grandchildren; predeceased by one granddaughter; sister of John (late
Agnes) Cordes. Family will be present to receive friends Thursday 7-9 and
Friday 2-4 and 7-9 at the (Blasdell/Lackawanna Chapel), JOHN J. KACZOR
FUNERAL HOME INC., 3450 South Park Ave., where funeral services will be held
Saturday at 10 AM. Mrs. Pigut was actively involved with the Girl Scouts for
50 plus years and a volunteer at Tifft Nature Preserve. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to "The Friends Of Tifft ", PO Box 51, Buffalo, 14205.
Rieman, Mark A.
RIEMAN- Mark A. June 25, 2007, husband of Joan M. Rieman (nee Roach); father
of Barbara J. (Neil) Bopp, Mark A. Jr. (Susan), Janet M. (Mark) Craft, Ralph
J. (Judy), Brian T. (Beth), Nancy L. (Kurt) Bowman and Kevin M. Rieman; also
survived by 15 grandchildren; brother of Beatrice Larkin and the late
Theresa Weigel, Rev. Ralph Rieman, S.J., Louis Rieman, Ruth Meegan and Maura
Guillaume. Friends may call Friday, July 6, 4-7 PM at the DENGLER & ROBERTS
FUNERAL HOME, 8630 Transit Rd., E. Amherst (1 mile north of Maple Rd). A
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Gregory the Great Church
(Maple Rd, Williamsville), Saturday, July 7 at 9:30 AM. Please assemble at
church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Assn. of WNY.
Rittenhouse, Robert C.
RITTENHOUSE-Robert C. June 20, 2007, of Grand Island, husband of the late
Audree O. Rittenhouse; father of Laura Rittenhouse of New York City, Eileen
K. Bowen of Buffalo and Amy Hoechst of Tonawanda; grandfather of Justine,
Michael, Jeremy and Lianne; brother of Marie Ottosen and the late David
Rittenhouse and Ruth Morris; son of the late David S. and Cora (Crews)
Rittenhouse. Memorial Services will be held Wednesday, July 25 at 7 PM at
Island Presbyterian Church, 1822 Huth Rd., Grand Island. Flowers gratefully
declined. Memorials to Quality Quest Environmental Coalition, PO Box 1174,
Grand Island 14072.
Sherry, Antoinette C. "Anne"
SHERRY-Antoinette "Anne C. (nee Agnello) June 26, 2007, age 87. Loving wife
of the late Charles Sherry, beloved mother of Rosemary ( David) Osten of
Oregon, David ( Michelle) Sherry of Tonawanda; step-mother of Donald of
South Dayton, NY; sister of Mary Jones of FL, Josephine ( Chuck) Phillips of
Rochester, Genevieve ( late Charles) Reibson of Rochester and Leo ( Helen)
Agnello of FL; also survived by five grandchildren and six great
grandchildren. Mrs. Sherry was the loving mother to many children having
been a part of foster care for over twenty years. She was a member of the
Ladies Auxiliary of Union Hook and Ladder Co. #1 and a member of St.
Joseph's Church in N. Tonawanda. Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at
the WATTENGEL FUNERAL HOME, 307 Oliver St., N. Tonawanda where funeral
services will be held Saturday at 11 AM. Entombment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. On
line guest registry at www.Wattengel.com
Skobjak, Geraldine A. (Kuzdzal)
SKOBJAK-Geraldine A. (nee Kuzdzal) Of Lackawanna, entered into rest June 23,
2007, beloved wife of James S. Skobjak; devoted mother of Mark and Gary
Skobjak; cherished grandmother of Rachelle, Sarah, Christopher, Ryan and
Claudia; fond great-grandmother of Kaleb and Brayden; loving daughter of the
late Paul and Carol (nee Bielec) Kuzdzal; dearest sister of Marcia (Dic)
Friis, John Rojek and the late Phyllis (late Walter) Lapa and Ronald
Kuzdzal; also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. No
prior visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of
Christian Burial on Saturday morning in Our Lady of Victory Basilica (Ridge
Rd. at the corner of South Park Ave.), Lackawanna at 9:30 o'clock.
Arrangements by the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME.
Staley, P. Walter
STALEY-P. Walter June 26, 2007 of the Town of Tonawanda, NY; beloved husband
of the late Ellen A.; father of Paul W. (Millie); grandfather of Elizabeth,
Andrew and Charles; brother of William (Marion) Staley and Marion (LeRoy)
Fiedler. Friends may call Friday 7-9 at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT, INC.
FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., where funeral services will be held
Saturday morning at 11. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Foundation or Roswell Park Memorial
Stetz, Adeline M. (Ziolo)
STETZ-Adeline M. (nee Ziolo) Of Lackawanna, NY, June 25, 2007, beloved wife
of the late Walter J. Stetz; dearest mother of Walter (Marie), Lawrence
(Cheryl) and Deborah (Paul) Blachowski; loving grandmother of Kim (Jim)
Reese, Deniece (Peter) Diamond and Tammy (Craig) Armstrong;
great-grandmother of Janelle Stetz and Julianna, Lindsay and Peter Diamond;
sister of the late Carrie (late Zygmund) Pikula, Matthew (Dorothy) Ziolo,
Richard (Clara) Ziolo and Anna (late Walter) Stachowiak; dear friend of
Joseph Toporek; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present
to receive friends Wednesday from 7-9 and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 at the
(Blasdell/Lackawanna Chapel) JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME INC., 3450 South
Park Ave., where funeral services will be held Friday morning at 9 followed
by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Michael the Archangel Church at 9:30.
Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery. Mrs. Stetz was a member of St. Michael's
Altar & Rosary Society and the Mamas and Papas Seniors. In lieu of flowers,
donations to the Hospice Foundation.
Suchan, Thelma A. (O'Brien)
SUCHAN-Thelma A. (O'Brien) June 26, 2007, of Sloan, NY, beloved wife of the
late Lawrence; dearest mother of Karen (Conrad) Bielanski; sister of the
late Edith (late John) Staub, late Charles (late Jane) O'Brien and the late
Arthur O'Brien; survived by nieces and nephews. Family present to receive
friends at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2047 Broadway,
Cheektowaga-Buffalo City Line, Thursday only 3-8 PM. Thelma was an Elder at
Sloan Presbyterian Church and an active member of the Sloan Seniors. Online
register at www.smolarekfuneral.com
Toelsin, David E.
TOELSIN-David E. June 27, 2007 of Pendleton, NY; beloved husband of Marjorie
E. Toelsin; father of Jeffrey, Michael (Cheryl) and the late Eric;
grandfather of Amy, Shannon, and Brooke; brother of Gerald Toelsin (Judith);
survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Friday from 2-4 and
7-9 PM at the HARRY WEDEKINDT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 280 Grover Cleveland Hwy.
at N. Bailey where Services will be held Saturday at 9:30 AM. Friends
Tornow, Kenneth L.
TORNOW-Kenneth L. Of West Seneca, NY; June 25, 2007; beloved husband of Mary
J. (nee Batt); dearest father of David (Patricia), Deborah (Jeffrey) Fields,
Richard (Katrina), Barbara (Thomas) Staccone and William (Wendy) Tornow;
also survived by ten grandchildren. Family will be present Thursday 2-4 and
7-9 at the HOY FUNERAL HOME INC., 3855 Seneca St., West Seneca. Funeral
services will be held Friday morning at 10:30 from Ebenezer United Church of
Christ, 630 Main St., West Seneca. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully
declined. Memorials to Ismalia Shrine Travel Fund or Ebenezer United Church
of Christ appreciated. Ken had a life long involvement with Boy Scouting, he
was past president and member of Ebenezer United Church of Christ
Consistory, member of West Seneca Lodge #1111 F & AM, Buffalo Consistory,
Ismalia Shrine, Director of Directory Staff, Seneca Shrine Club and Shrine
Walters, Victoria (Zaremba)
WALTERS-Victoria (nee Zaremba) Of Lackawanna, NY; June 26, 2007; wife of the
late George F. Walters. No prior visitation. Mass of Christian Burial at St.
Michael's Church, 651 Washington St., Friday 9:30 AM. Burial to follow at
Holy Cross Cemetery. Arrangements by NORMAN E. GANNON & SONS, INC. FUNERAL
HOME, 1075 Ridge Rd., Lackawanna, (824-4000).
Woytila Jr., John P.
WOYTILA-John P., Jr. Of Port Orange, FL formerly of N. Tonawanda, June 27,
2007, dearest father of Gary and Gregory; proud grandfather of Adam and
Joel; dear brother of Joseph (Sheila), Helen Favorite and the late Albert
Woytila; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family present Friday 2-4 and
7-9 PM at the SABER FUNERAL HOME, 549 Oliver St., N. Tonawanda (692-0271)
where prayers will be offered Saturday at 9 AM followed by a Mass of
Christian Burial at St. Joseph's R.C. Church (Payne Ave.) at 9:30 AM. John
was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a retired employee of
Occidental Chemical Research Center on Grand Island.
Wybieracki, Arthur F.
WYBIERACKI-Arthur F. June 25, 2007, husband of the late Blanche (nee Bieda);
dear father of Barbara (Paul) Bellucci, Mary Ann (William) Marx, Mark
(Theresa) and Donna (Richard) Czerwonka; grandfather of six grandchildren
and one great-grandson; brother of Sally (late Richard) Kobis, Gloria
(Walter) Bukowski and the late Alfred (Helen), Loretta (late Alfred)
Kasprzak and Alvin (Mary) Wybieracki; also survived by nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the PACER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2275 George Urban Blvd. (two
blocks east of Dick Rd.) Friday 9:45 and St. Barnabas Church at 10 AM.
Visitation Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mr. Wybieracki was a member of Bishop
Benecassa Knights of Columbus. Donations may be made to Hospice Buffalo Inc.
Zientara, Gerald J.
ZIENTARA-Gerald J. Of Kenmore, NY, suddenly, June 27, 2007; beloved husband
of Sharon and the late Dolores; dear father of Jerry Jr. (Nancy), Michael
(Wendy), Mark (Karen), Lynn Francis, Paul, Joseph, Jamie and Jessica; also
survived by eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Friends may call
at the KOLANO FUNERAL HOME, 396 Amherst St., (near Grant) Thursday 4-8 PM
where funeral services will take place Friday at 9:30 AM. Interment St.
Stanislaus Cemetery. Gerald was a member of Boy Scout Troop #142 and the
M.J. Brounshidle Post #205.
Heidi Quider Gohn
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