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Obituaries

Hernando Cardenas Jr.

Hernando “Darito” Cardenas Jr., 52, of Dunkirk, died Saturday afternoon (March 25, 2017) at home. He was born Feb. 6, 1965 in Brooklyn, NY, the son of the late Hernando Cardenas Sr. and Felicidad (Acevedo) Cardenas Escobar. A Dunkirk resident since 1979, Hernando was a graduate of ...

Dawn E. Phillips

Dawn E. Phillips, 75, of Fredonia, died Saturday morning (March 25, 2017) at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk following a lengthy illness. She was born Nov. 1, 1941 in Silver Creek, the daughter of the late William and Della (Bartholomew) McIntyre. A lifelong area resident, Dawn was ...

Tamra A. Castagnino

MAYVILLE - Tamra A Castagnino, 57, of Mayville, NY, died Sunday (March 26, 2017) at her home. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 31 at the Freay Funeral Home. Visitation will be for one half hour before the service (10:30 to 11 a.m.). Memorials may be made to ...

Ralph D. Hover

Ralph D. Hover, 81, of Sinclairville, formerly of Cassadaga, went to be with the Lord Monday (March 27, 2017) in his home. Arrangements will be announced by the Falconer Funeral Home.

John M. Desalvo

John M. Desalvo, of Silver Creek, NY, age 71, died March 20, 2017. Funeral Services will be private. Arrangemtns by Larson-Timko Funeral Home, 679-9000.

Hernando Cardenas Jr.

Hernando “Darito” Cardenas Jr., 52, of Dunkirk, died Saturday after-noon (March 25, 2017) at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Wilma H. Smith

Wilma H. Smith, 92, of Brocton, died Saturday evening (March 25, 2017) at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Cecelia R. Petrella

Cecelia R. Petrella

Cecelia R. Petrella, 95, of Sheridan, NY died Wednesday morning March 22, 2017 at Brooks Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. She was born in Sheridan on February 4, 1922, the daughter of the late Joseph and Lena (Ortolano) Pagano. Cecelia was a lifelong area resident who ...

Leonard (Lenny) Pegelow

Leonard (Lenny) Pegelow

Leonard (Lenny) Pegelow, 60, Brocton, originally from Silver Creek and Fredonia, passed away unexpectedly March 7, 2017 at the hospital. In his younger years, Leonard worked the grapes, he also worked briefly at the Ford plant, but most of his life, he was a steel worker. Leonard loved ...

Karen A. Loehr

Karen A. Loehr

GOWANDA — Karen A. Loehr age 66 Friday March 24, 2017 at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY following a courageous battle with leukemia surrounded by family. Born January 5, 1951 in Gowanda the daughter of Henry and Kathryn "Joyce" (Ondus) Kaluza. Survivors include 2 ...

Lorena Schmidt

Lorena Schmidt

Lorena Schmidt died Sunday, March 5, 2017 in Cape Coral, FL. Born June 13, 1909, she was 107. She moved to Cape Coral in 1966 from Dunkirk, NY where she taught elementary school for 38 years. She taught at Cape Coral Elementary School from 1966 to 1977. A devoted teacher, she influenced ...

David M. Herlong

David M. Herlong

David M. Herlong, 73, of Dunkirk NY, died peacefully March 21, 2017 surrounded by his family. A celebration of life will be held TODAY at LARSONTIMKO Funeral Home, 20 Central Ave. in Fredonia, NY from 68 p.m., followed with prayers by Father Dan Walsh at 8 p.m. Online condolences may be ...

Cheryl A. Estes

Cheryl A. Estes died Friday, March 24, 2017 after a long illness. She was of 10740 Rt. 20 in Ripley. Arrangements are incomplete, and a date and time for the service will be announced by Mathews Funeral Home, 104 W. Main St., Ripley N.Y.

Sandra Wickmark

Sandra E. Wickmark

Sandra E. Wickmark, 84, of Jamestown, passed away 12:15 a.m. Thursday, March 23, 2017, in the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by her family. A lifelong area resident, she was born Sept. 7, 1932 in Jamestown, NY a daughter of the late Ralph K. and Ellen M. Johnson ...

Sylvia Greco

Sylvia Greco

Sylvia Greco, 84, of Fredonia passed away at Brooks Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Brooks Memorial Hospital. Sylvia was born on January 18, 1933, the daughter of the late Sam and Lena (Bardo) Ubaney. A Fredonia resident all her life, she was a graduate of Fredonia High ...

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Karen A. Loehr

GOWANDA - Karen A. Loehr, age 66, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY, after a courageous battle with leukemia, surrounded by family. Born Jan. 5, 1951 in Gowanda, the daughter of Henry and Kathryn âJoyceã (Ondus) Kaluza. Karen graduated ...

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David M. Herlong

David M. Herlong, 73, of Dunkirk, NY, died peacefully March 21, 2017 surrounded by his family. Born Dec. 1, 1943 to the late Zackie and Pearl Herlong in Columbia, LA. David was a longtime engineer for Bechtel Corporation, working throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. He was an ...

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Kenneth A. Bera

Kenneth A. "Yogi" Bera, 63, of Dunkirk died Wednesday evening (March 22, 2017) at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk following a brief illness. He was born Dec. 25, 1953 in Dunkirk, the son of Dorothy (Roesler) Bera of Portland and the late John Bera. A lifelong resident of Dunkirk, ...

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Frederick J. Henderson

Frederick J. Henderson "Mickey," 69, of Dunkirk, NY passed away early Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Gowanda Nursing Home surrounded by his family. Retired from H. Olsen & Son Paving, where he worked 30+ years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and going to social clubs. He is ...

Cheryl A. Ester

Cheryl A. Ester died Friday, March 24, 2017 after a long illness. She was of 10740 Route 20 in Ripley. Arrangements are incomplete, and a date and time for the service will be announced by Mathews Funeral Home, 104 W. Main St., Ripley, N.Y.