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From: "Dee Davidson" <>
Subject: July Obits
Date: Tue, 1 Aug 2000 04:00:52 -0000


David E. Carlson, 81,
of Manor Oak Skilled Nursing Facility, formerly of Ashville and Fluvanna,
died at 3:44 p.m. Tuesday (July 11, 2000) in WCA Hospital. He was born Aug.
30, 1918, in the town of Ellery, the son of Alem and Nora Bohall CarlsonHe
is survived by a sister, Elnora M. Fardink of Mayville; and a brother,
Harold L. Carlson of Lakewood. He was preceded in death by his wife, the
former Olga Johnson Balder, who died Sept. 17, 1981; four brothers: Leonard,
Adolph, Norman, and Robert Carlson; and three sisters: Ruth Rea, Elizabeth
Carlson, and Carol Harnish
Burial in Magnolia

Donna M. Bauer, 52,
Wednesday (July 5, 2000) in her home. A lifelong area resident, she was born
Sept. 23, 1947, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Donald and Evelyn
Putnam McKane She is survived by her husband, George R. Bauer, whom she
married June 16, 1990; a daughter, Gloria J. Trout of Jamestown; a son, John
M. Trout of Jamestown; a sister, Patricia Sherman of Lakewood; and a
brother, Lowell McKane of Jamestown. Burial in Pine HIll Falconer

Dorothea ''Dottie'' S. Aitkin, 82, of Sandy Springs, died Friday (July 7,
2000). She was formerly employed as an executive secretary with the
Chautauqua County Easter Seal Society and the Blind Association in Jamestown
and San Diego. Her generous, congenial and encouraging spirit touched many
lives through her work.She is survived by a daughter, Cheryl E. Thompson; a
son, Allen W. Aitkins; and two grandsons: Corey L. and John L. Aitkins. She
was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Aitkins

Edward Friedman, 86, of Baltimore, died Friday (July 7, 2000) after
complications from surgery. He moved to Westfield in 1935 and lived in
Fredonia and Dunkirk for nearly 60 years before moving to Maryland in
September 1999. Friedman was employed by the Welch Grape Juice Co. from 1934
until his retirement in 1979.Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Goldie
Friedman; two daughters: Elaine Farrant of Baltimore and Linda Friedman of
Berkeley, Calif.; and three grandchildren.

Edward Keating, 78, of 3 Maple Drive East, Mayville, formerly of Bradford
and Chautauqua, died at 9:43 a.m. Sunday (July 9, 2000) in his home. He was
born Oct. 14, 1921, in Bradford, the son of Edward Creagh and Bertha
Prendergast Keating. He is survived by his wife, Caroline Wilson Keating,
whom he married Feb. 6, 1941; three sons: Tom Keating of Decatur, Ga.,
Michael Keating of Drexel Hill, Pa., and John Keating of Mayville; two
daughters: Mary Keating of Seabrook, N.H., and Carol Keating of Mayville;
three grandchildren: Jeffrey and Stephanie Keating of DeCantur, and Joni
Keating of Mayville.

Elmer G. Town, 69, of 1748 S.W. 43rd Ave., died at 10:35 p.m. Tuesday (July
11, 2000) in WCA Hospital. He was born July 29, 1930, in the town of
Collins, a son of the late Bert and Ida Gilbert Town. Surviving are his
wife, Beverly G. Bucklaew Town, whom he married July 20, 1949, in Lakewood;
three sons: Timothy J. Town and Daniel B. Town, both of Ft. Lauderdale, and
Elmer G. Town Jr. of Okeechobe, Fla.; a daughter, Brenda Lee Town of Davie,
Fla.; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death
by his brother, Merle Town in 1993

Emery J. Lenart, 66, of 984 Panama Bear Lake Road, died at 5:46 p.m. Sunday
(July 2, 2000) in Hamot Medical Center, Erie. He was born Oct. 20, 1933, in
Waterford, Pa., the son of George and Anna Lennart Lenart

Ernest L. Sharp, 92, died at 5:45 a.m. Sunday (July 2, 2000) in the Warren
Manor. He was born Nov. 12, 1907, in DuBois, Pa., the son of Woodward and
Agusta Bush Sharp

Eva V. Meredith Culp, 100,
of the Rouse Warren County Home, died at 8 p.m. Tuesday (July 11, 2000) in
the Warren County Rouse Home. She was born Sept. 10, 1899, in Niobe, the
daughter of Charles and Bessie Awald Engle.She is survived by two sons:
Harold R. Munsee of King of Prussia, Pa., and David W. Meredith of Sugar
Grove; two daughters: Georgia Belt of Greenfield, Mass., and Carole Arnold
of Youngsville; 14 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and a
brother, Melvin Engle of Jamestown. She was preceded in death by three
husbands: Raymond Munsee, Edward Meredith, and Rollie Culp; a son, Robert
Munsee; a daughter, Margie Durnell; two brothers: Frank and Milton Engle;
and three sisters: Opal Engle, Henrietta Bartsch, Frances Bryant.

Evelyn Neidert Mountain, 64, of 103 W. Third St., died Thursday (July 6,
2000) in the home of her son. She was born Aug. 11, 1935, in Orangeville,
N.Y., the daughter of the late Ralph and Mildred Nichols Bathrick. She is
survived by her husband, Merton Mountain of West Ellicott; three sons:
Timothy and Terry Neidert, both of Jamestown and James Neidert II of St.
Petersburg, Fla.; two daughters, Brenda Erving and Sandy Freeman, both of
St. Petersburg; 11 grandchildren; a brother, Wesley Bathrick of Castile,
N.Y.; and a sister, Avis Friedhaber of Bolibia, N.C.

Francis J. ''Frank Filk'' Falejczyk, died Tuesday (July 11, 2000) in his
home. He was born March 8, 1927, in Buffalo, the son of Francis J. and Anna
Greszeruk Falejczyk. He attended Ss. Peter & Paul School in Jamestown,
Lakewood High School and the Sparling School of Deep Sea Diving. He was a
veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. NavyHe was a registered diver
with the sheriff of Erie County and a certified explosives blaster with the
New York Labor Department. He ferried ''CUBS'' for Piper Aircraft, and
salvaged a Navy AD-6 attack bomber that crashed in the Chautauqua Lake while
on a training mission. He was a pioneer in the parachute diving community
and started the Jamestown Parachute Club. He held an FAI Jumpmaster's
License C-37, issued by the National Parachute Jumpers-Riggers Inc. In 1957
he was the only civilian team captain of the U.S. Skydiving Team in
international competition and was a member of the Caterpillar Club. He was a
member of a team of five Navy deep sea divers who set a world record
saturation dive of 77ยข hours at 1,000 feet. He worked with many noted
inventors and divers, including Edwin A. Link, Scott Carpenter and Jacques
Cousteau. He was involved with the U.S. Navy Undersea Warfare Group,
developing swimmer life support systems at Scott Aviation's Hydrospace
Group. He was the only human subject of a fluid breathing experiment, which
resulted in the basis of diving techniques seen in the film The Abyss, and
was published in Scientific American and the Science Digest. In the 1980s he
set an ultralight endurance record non-stop of 10 hours and 33 minutes at
Dart Aerodrome. He was certified as a flight instructor for visual and
instrument flying. He is survived by a daughter, Nancy Falejczyk of Arcade;
a son, Joseph Falejczyk; a grandson, Harlan Falejczyk of Rio Nido, Calif.; a
sister, Josephine Smith of Lakewood; and his companion, Regina Redecki, with
whom he made his home. .

G. Aaron ''Andy'' Anderson, 84, of 76 Spruce St., died Monday (July 10,
2000). A native of Jamestown, he was born Oct. 27, 1915, the son of George
and Doretta Lindbeck AndersonHe is survived by his wife, Hazel Jones
Anderson, whom he married Jan. 9, 1941; a daughter, Mary A. Glatz of West
Ellicott; a son, Charles Aaron Anderson of Lakewood; three grandchildren:
Kirstin E. Glatz of Jamestown, Kimberly E. Glatz of West Ellicott and Clark
A. Anderson of Lakewood; and three sisters: Jeanette Schneider of Ashville,
N.C., Dr. Phoebe Thies of Lakewood and Althea Kollarek of Naples, Fla. He
was preceded in death by infant twin sons and daughter.

Genevieve Gancarz Butcher Snyder, 83, of 35 Forest Place, died Wednesday
(July 5, 2000). She was born June 25, 1917, in Willimantic, Conn., the
daughter of Roman and Mary Gancarz. She graduated from high school in Toruz,
Poland, returning to the United States in 1933 She is survived by a son,
Richard Butcher of Hamburg; three daughters: Eugenia Hadley of New Jersey,
Mary Asher of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Rosana Pangborn of Jamestown; eight
grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by
her first husband, Richard Butcher Sr., who died in 1970; her second
husband, Cecil Snyder Sr., April 21, 1999; a brother, Joseph Gancarz; and a
sister, Janina Drelich.

Gordon L. White, 70, of 89 Clymer-Corry Road, Clymer, died at 2:50 p.m.
Friday (July 7, 2000) in the Corry Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 20,
1929, in the town of French Creek, the son of the late Clifford and Ruth
King White
Surviving are his wife, Beverly Manwaring White of Clymer, whom he married
June 3, 1955; two sons: Daryl White and Dale White, both of Clymer; a
daughter, Monica White of Dewey, Ariz.; nine grandchildren four brothers:
Lyle, Donald, Ralph and Roger White, all of Clymer; and a sister, Doris
Einfeldt of Mayville. Burial in Holland Cemetery, Clymer

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