Obituaries

Dale E. Till

Dale E. Till

Dale E. Till, age 79, passed away on January 3, 2017 in Port Charlotte, Florida after battling cancer for 45 years. He was born in Dunkirk, NY on March 13, 1937 to Edward W. Till and Mary Gibbons. Since 2000 he had wintered in Punta Gorda, Florida and summered in Fredonia,  NY. He is ...

Clive I. Gomes

Clive I. Gomes, 74, of Fredonia, died Monday morning (Jan. 23, 2017) at the Absolut Care of Salamanca. Funeral services will be held Thursday evening at 6 o’clock in the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home. The Rev. Joseph Walter will offi- ciate. Calling hours will be held Thursday from 3-6 p.m., ...

Nancy A. Hann (Blesy)

Nancy A. Hann (Blesy), age 75, of Conewango, peacefully passed away on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017 at the Gowanda Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of Gowanda, NY. Nancy was born on March 3, 1941 in Collins, NY and is the daughter of the late Henry and Amelia Blesy. A complete obituary will be ...

Dorothea M. Hart

Dorothea M. Hart, of Fredonia, NY, died on Jan. 20, 2017 at Absolut Care in Dunkirk, NY. She was born in Cleveland, OH on Sept. 6, 1924 to the late Paul Leo and Teathel (Hefferman) Riesenman. Dorothea is formerly of Oil City, PA. During her lifetime, she worked in the personal care profession ...

Loretta K. “Kay”
Cettell

Loretta K. “Kay” Cettell

RIPLEY — Loretta K. “Kay” Cettell, age 74, of Ripley, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 at UPMC-Hamot Medical Center of Erie, PA. Kay was born on Feb. 26, 1942 in Clarion County, PA, a daughter of the late Isaac and Helen (Miketish) Howser. She moved to Westfield as a young child and ...

Douglas W. Oger

Douglas W. Oger

GOWANDA — Douglas W. Oger of School St. passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 at home. Doug was 68 years old. Born in Gowanda May 6, 1948, the son of Frederick and Rosamund (Farley) Oger. Doug was the Steward and bar manager of the American Legion Post 409 of Gowanda for many ...

Dorothea M. Hart

Dorothea M. Hart of Fredonia, NY died on Jan. 20, 2017 at Absolut Care in Dunkirk, NY. She was born in Cleveland, OH on Sept. 6, 1924 to the late Paul Leo and Teathel (Hefferman) Riesenman. Dorothea is formerly of Oil City, PA. During her lifetime, she worked in the personal care ...

Robert F. Ferguson

Robert F. Ferguson

Robert F. Ferguson, 60, of Dunkirk, died suddenly Saturday morning (Jan. 21, 2017) at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk. He was born May 28, 1956 in Ogdensburg, the son of the late Bradley and Rosemarie (Ward) Ferguson. Robert had been employed by Goya Foods in ...

Dorothy-Cross

Dorothy A. Cross

Dorothy A. Cross, 82, of Silver Creek, NY died unexpectedly and went to be with Jesus, her Lord and Savior, on Friday morning, January 20, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, NY surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy was born on December 13, 1934 in Naples, NY, the daughter of the late ...

Todd-Smith

Todd L. “Smitty” Smith

Todd L. "Smitty" Smith, 46, of Dunkirk, died unexpectedly, Friday, January 20, 2017. He was born in Dunkirk, September 22, 1970, son of Leo P. "Butch" and Linda J. (Russo) Smith of Cassadaga.A graduate of Dunkirk High School class of 1990. Smitty was a past employee of Designer Pools and ...

Mary M. Smith Anderson

DUNKIRK — Mary M. Smith Anderson, of Millerton and Dunkirk, NY went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 20, 2017 at the age of 86. Mary was born on July 4, 1930 in Newburgh, NY to the late Misner and Mary Smith. She was predeceased in death by her beloved husband Robert Anderson after ...

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William E. Hall Sr.

William E. Hall Sr., 69, of Brocton, died Monday morning (Jan. 2, 2017) at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, PA, following a lengthy illness. A resident of the area for most of his life, William was the owner-operator of Hall's Repairs in Brocton. He was a member of the Fredonia Beaver Club, ...

Dorothea Hart

Dorothea Hart died late Friday at the Absolut Care Center of Dunkirk, N.Y. after a long illness. She was 92 years of age. She is formerly of Fredonia, N.Y. Arrangements are incomplete. The date and time will be announced by THE FANTAUZZI FUNERAL HOME, 82 East Main St., Fredonia, N.Y.

Loran L. Smith

Loran L. Smith

GOWANDA — Loran L. Smith, of School St., passed away peacefully sur-rounded by family Wednes-day, January 18, 2017. Loran was 83 years old. Born October 3, 1933 in Cottage, NY, he was the son of Ralph and Doris (Mosher) Smith. Loran married the former Grace Anne Abramowski on May ...

Douglas W. Oger

Douglas W. Oger

GOWANDA — Douglas W. Oger, of School St., passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at home. Doug was 68 years old. Born in Gowanda on May 6, 1948, he was the son of Frederick and Rosamund (Farley) Oger. Doug was the Steward and bar manager of the American Legion Post 409 in ...

Dorothy A. Cross

Dorothy A. Cross, 82, of Silver Creek passed away Friday morning January 20, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y. Friends may call the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave., Silver Creek, N.Y. on Mon-day, January 23, 2017 from 4 to 8 p.m. A complete obituary will be published in ...

James Joseph Sell

James Joseph Sell

James Joseph Sell, age 73, of Fredonia, NY, formerly of Dunkirk, NY, died Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at his Fredonia home. Calls may be made on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the LARSON-  TIMKO Funeral Home, 20 Central Avenue, Fredonia, NY, where prayers will be offered Monday at 10:15 ...

Helen T. Trubick

Helen T. Trubick

GOWANDA — Helen T. Trubick of Buffalo Street passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter, Deb and son- in-law, John Fisher (a place Helen called home for the past 12 years), Wednesday morning, January 11, 2017, surrounded by family. Helen was 90 years old. A Memorial Mass will be ...

Evelyn C. Zeller

Evelyn C. Zeller, age 96, of Sandusky, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2017, at Providence Care Center, Sandusky, after a brief illness. She was born March 3, 1920, in Huron, Ohio, and attended Sandusky High School. Evelyn owned and operated “Evelyn’s Cake Decorating and Supplies,” ...

Elizabeth Marx

Elizabeth Marx

Elizabeth Marx Elizabeth Marx, 100 years old, of Lyons, New York, formerly of Brocton, New York, passed away after a short illness on Tuesday afternoon, January 17, 2017 at Wayne County Nursing Home in Lyons, New York. Elizabeth was born on February 20, 1916 in Heilwood, Pennsylvania ...