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Obituaries

Luane Boushie

Luane (Bennett) Boushie of the Cattaraugus Indian Territory died Dec. 7, 2017 at the age of 62 years. Survivors include children: Brandon (Vivien) Boushie, Kyle (Christine) Cook, Cameron (Lindsey) Cook and Kalie Cook. Grandchildren: Noelle, Alison and Lola. And a sister, Linda ...

Joyce M. Tanner

Joyce M. Tanner, 81 of Jamestown, passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017 at UPMC Chautauqua WCA. Wife of Ferdie Tanner; mother of Keith G. (Resha) Tanner and Janelle J. Hoover. Funeral service 12 p.m. Wednesday in Jordan Funeral Home, Sinclairville with two hours visitation prior to the ...

Thomas E. Taggert

Thomas E. Taggert, 62, of Silver Creek, died Thursday morning, December 7, 2017, at his residence Friends may call the Hole Parker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave., Silver Creek, N.Y., on Wednesday, Dec. 13, from 4 to 7 p.m., where funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. A ...

Darren J. Czechowski

Darren J. Czechowski, 58, of Dunkirk, died Sunday morning, December 10, 2017, at Buffalo General Hospital in Buffalo, following a sudden illness. Husband of Katheryn A. (Penkaty) Czechowski. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the R. Mackowiak Funeral Home Inc., 56 East ...

Mary Presto

Mary Presto

Mary Presto, age 100, of Brocton passed away at her residence Friday morning, Dec. 8, 2017. She was born Nov. 7, 1917 in Heilwood, Pennsylvania to the late Eugene and Maria Bellando, and was a resident of this area most of her life. She graduated from Brocton Central School, Class of 1936, and ...

Luane (Bennett) Boushie

Luane (Bennett) Boushie of the Cattaraugus Indian Territory died Dec. 7, 2017 at the age of 62 years. Loving mother of Barandon (Vivien) Boushie, Kyle (Christine) Cook, Cameron (Lindsey) Cook and Kalie Cook. Grandmother of Noelle, Alison and Lola. Sister of Linda Fisher. Friends may call ...

Joyce (Milks) Wood

Joyce (Milks) Wood, 85, passed away following a long bout with heart problems. She was born March 10, 1932 to the late Clayton Milks, Sr., and Clara (Volk) Milks. Joyce married Robert (Bob) Wood on April 28, 1951, subsequently moving from South Dayton to Aiken, South Carolina; Idaho Falls, ...

James M. “Gook” Brenecki

James M. "Gook" Brenecki, age 68, of Dun-kirk passed away suddenly Friday morning, Dec. 8, 2017 at Brooks Hospital. Born in Dunkirk on Oct. 9, 1949 to the late Peter and Cecilia Schieres Brenecki, and was a resident of the area his entire life. He was a retired driver for BOCES and previously ...

Randy Wright

Randy Wright

Randy Wright, age 63 of Portland, passed away Thursday evening, December 7, 2017 at Brooks Hospital after a sudden illness. He was born September 9, 1954 in Dunkirk, the son of the late Leroy and Mary Darling Wright, and a resident of this area his entire life. He served in the U.S. Navy. ...

James M. “Gook” Brenecki

James M. “Gook” Brenecki of Dunkirk passed away Friday morning, December 8, 2017 at Brooks Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Newman Funeral Home, Inc

Thomas E. Taggart

Thomas E. Taggart, 62, of Silver Creek, NY died Thursday morning, December 7, 2017 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel 160 Central Ave., Silver Creek, NY

Mary Presto

Mary Presto of Brocton passed away Friday morning, December 8, 2017, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Morse Funeral Home.

Patricia Pazderski

Patricia Pazderski

Patricia Ann Pazderski, 73, of Warren, Pa., passed away Wednesday evening, Dec. 6, 2017, at Kinzua Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Warren, Pa., with her family by her side. Born on Aug. 29, 1944 in Dunkirk, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Arden and Loretta Hackman Skinner. ...

Harley Henhawk

Harley Henhawk

PERRYSBURG — Harley Henhawk, of Redeye Dr., passed away Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 at the Mercy Hospital in Buffalo. Harley was 67yearsold. Born into the Bear Clan a twin son to Richard Sr. And Wilma ( Stafford) Henhawk on Aug. 1, 1950. Harley was a United States Marine Corps Veteran ...

Stanley Joseph 
Seneca

Stanley Joseph Seneca

Stanley Joseph Seneca, 70, passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 after a long illness. Born into the Catholic faith on May 1, 1947, in Buffalo, NY to the late Stanley Jacob Seneca and Mildred (Steele) Rausch and stepson of Thomas R.Rausch of West Seneca, NY. Dear father of Gina ...

Alberto Ruia

Alberto Ruia

Alberto Ruia, age 77, of Cassadaga, N.Y. and Fredonia, N.Y., died Saturday Dec. 2, 2017 at his home with his loving family at his side. A Memorial Service will be held at the LARSONTIMKO Funeral Home, 20 Central Avenue, Fredonia on Saturday Dece. 9, 2017 at noon. There is no prior ...

Johannes Gerardus Willem Smit

Johannes Gerardus Willem Smit

Johannes Gerardus Wil-lem Smit, 79, passed away peacefully at his sons home on December 4, 2017. He was born April 3, 1938 in Wormerveer, Netherlands to Gerrit and Geertruida (Over). In 1967 Jan immigrated to the United States, living most of his life in Westfield, NY until moving to Port ...

Charles Timothy Hassett

Charles Timothy Hassett

Charles Timothy Hassett, 86, completed his life's journey Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Bridge Hospice Care Center Bowling Green, Ohio. He is resting peacefully in God's arm now, and will remain with us in loving memories. Charles (Chuck) was born to Timothy and Amy Hofer Hassett on April 6, ...

Frederick P. Maenza

Frederick P. Maenza

Frederick P. Maenza, of West End NC, passed on December 5, 2017, at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst. He was born March 18, 1933, in Rochester, NY, to the late Liborio and Vincenza (DiVincenza). Fred graduated from Aquinas Institute and St. Bonaventure University. After four years ...

Frederick A. Bohn

Frederick A. Bohn

Frederick A. Bohn, 69, of Dunkirk died Monday morning (Dec. 4, 2017) at the Gowanda Rehabilitation & Nursing Center following a brief illness. He was born Aug. 3, 1948 in Dunkirk, the son of the late Frederick J. and Betty (Voss) Bohn. A lifelong Dunkirk resident, Fred had worked at the ...