Obituaries

Gary Grosbaski

Gary Grosbaski died on December 9, 2018 at his home in Fredonia, NY. He was 69 years of age. Arrangements are incomplete. Date and time will be announced by THE FANTAUZZI FUNERAL HOME, 82 East Main St Fredonia, NY

Mary M. Eggleston

Mary M. Eggleston, 57 of Dunkirk joined her soulmate in heaven Monday evening (Dec. 10, 2018). Born on Aug. 1, 1961 to the late Anthony and Jean Galofaro. Mary was a devoted homemaker and a Mom to her loving animals.Survivors include her devoted sister, Diane Ledoux, two brothers; Tony and ...

Sandra D. Saunders

Sandra D. Saunders, formerly of Fredonia, NY, died at her home on December 6, 2018, following a long illness. She was born on May 4, 1960 in Kentucky to the late Aaron P. and Lula Hatton. Being an amazing homemaker for most of her life, Sandra’s love for her family was very ...

Willis P. Small

Willis P. Small, 91, of Rts 5 & 20 Irving, died Friday, December 7th, 2018 at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk, following a short illness. He was born in the town of Hanover on October 13, 1927, the son of the late Willis J. and Sara (Kinney) Small. Mr. Small served in the U.S. Army ...

Eleanor A. Niesciur (Anderson)

Eleanor A. Niesciur (Anderson), 94, formerly of Dunkirk, N.Y., died Saturday December 1, 2018 at the Harris Hill Nursing Home in Clarence, N.Y. Eleanor was born February 4, 1924 in Dugger, IN. to the late Burl J. and Blanche R. (Bishop) Anderson. On May 1, 1954 she married Leonard M. ...

Marvin D. Cummings

Cummings, Marvin D., Sr., 80, of Center Street, Forestville, a lifelong resident, died Thursday, December 6th, 2018, at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk, following a lengthy illness. He was born in Dunkirk, on July 1, 1938. Father of Mike (Wendy) Cummings, of Mayville; Tim (Laura) Cummings, ...

Juanita M. Gerring

Juanita M. Gerring, 96, of Dewittville, died on Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Heritage Village Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation center in Gerry, NY. The funeral will be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the Freay Funeral Home in Mayville. The Rev. Benjamin Gerring will ...

Patricia J. Sysol-McIlvain

Patricia J. Sysol-McIlvain, 82, of Dunkirk passed away Thursday (Dec. 6, 2018) surrounded by her children, following a brief illness. She was born Feb. 17, 1936 in Dunkirk, the daughter of the late Paul and Jane (Lysczewski) Kubasik.A lifelong Dunkirk resident, Patricia graduated from Dunkirk ...

Darlene B. Smith

Darlene B. Smith, age 84, of Westfield, died Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Banner Desert Medical Center of Mesa, AZ following a brief illness. Darlene was born on January 27, 1934 in Dunkirk, NY, a daughter of the late George and Doris (Duncan) Green. A Westfield resident most all her ...

Rosella Fitzpatrick Snyder

Rosella Fitzpatrick Snyder, 84, formerly of Cassadaga, passed peacefully Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born July 10, 1934 in Gerry, the last remaining child of 10, to the late William and Mary Mulroy Fitzpatrick. Rosella was a 1952 graduate ...

Marvin D. Cummings, Sr.

Marvin D. Cummings, Sr., 80, of Center Street, Forestville, a lifelong resident, died Thursday, December 6th, 2018, at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk, following a lengthy illness. He was born in Dunkirk, on July 1, 1938, the son of the late Kenneth and Emma (Payne) Cummings. Mr. Cummings ...

Bernice S. Lanski

Bernice S. Lanski, 93, of Dunkirk, died Thursday evening, Dec. 6, 2018 at the Dunkirk Nursing and Rehab Center.She was born in Dunkirk, Aug. 1, 1925, daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine (Smakowska) Szymanski.She was a retired employee of Appianway Pizza in Fredonia and in younger days had ...

Robert L. Browning Sr.

Robert L. Browning Sr., Dec 6, 2018 of Silver Creek, NY formerly of North Collins, NY. Beloved husband of Dolores (Hilliard) Browning. Loving father of Robert Jr.(Janet), Ronald (Bobbie Jo), Randall (Tracy), Russell (Dolores) Browning, Kathy (Donald) Warrington, Darlene (Late Tom) Sell ...

Patricia J. Sysol-McIlvain

Patricia J. Sysol-McIlvain, 82, of Dunkirk, died Thursday after-noon (Dec. 6, 2018) at Brooks Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian burial which will be celebrated Tuesday morning at 10 o’clock in Holy Trinity Church. ...

Rosella Snyder

Rosella Snyder, 84, formerly of Cassadaga, passed peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Wife of the late Harold C. Snyder; mother of Cindy (Jim) Yale, Melinda (Steve) Lehnen, Steve (Debbie) Snyder and Sue (Dave) Muscato. Funeral service 12 p.m. Monday in Park United Methodist Church, 49 ...

Marvin D. Cummings, Sr.

FORESTVILLE: Marvin D. Cummings, Sr., 80, of Cedar Street, Forestville, a lifelong resident, died Thursday, December 6th, 2018, at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk, following a lengthy illness. He was born in Dunkirk, on July 1, 1938, the son of the late Kenneth and Emma (Payne) Cummings. ...

Marvin D. Cummings, Sr.

FORESTVILLE: Marvin D. Cummings, Sr., 80, of Cedar Street, Forestville, a lifelong resident, died Thursday, December 6th, 2018, at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk, following a lengthy illness. He was born in Dunkirk, on July 1, 1938, the son of the late Kenneth and Emma (Payne) Cummings. ...

Kemis J. Dengler

Kemis J. Dengler, born to Margaret C. Dengler and Gerald “Jiggs” Dengler, passed away November 30, 2018, in Las Vegas NV with his wife and son by his side. Kem was born and raised in Fredonia, NY. He attended Fredonia Normal School and Fredonia High School. Kem earned his business ...

Patricia J. Sysol-McIlvain

Patricia J. Sysol-McIlvain, 82, of Dunkirk, died Thursday afternoon (Dec. 6, 2018) at Brooks Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.Arrangements are incomplete and will be an-nounced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Sandra D. Saunders

Sandra D. Saunders, 58, passed away Thursday morning, December 6, 2018 at her home in Fredonia, NY after a long illness. Born in Kentucky on May 4, 1960.Arrangements are incomplete. Date and time will be announced by the Fantauzzi Funeral Home, 82 E. Main St., Fredonia, NY.