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JoAnne Hoover Smith

JoAnne Hoover Smith

JoAnne Hoover Smith, age 82 years, of Scottsdale, Arizona continued on her journey December 12, 2016 at the Abrazo Scottsdale Campus Hospital in Arizona. Her passing was unexpected, but with the comfort of family. JoAnne was born in Dunkirk, New York on September 19, 1934. She is survived ...

Jordan M. Williams

Jordan M. Williams

Jordan M. Williams, age 53, of the Cattaraugus Indian Territory, died August 22, 2017. Beloved husband of Suzanne (Rall) Williams; loving father of John (Nik- ki) Davis, Cara (Roddy) Keyes, Jodi-Sue Williams and Jordan (Sierra) Williams; grandfather of Delby, Jarren, Myell, Jacobi, Em- ...

Donald G. Velzy

Donald G. Velzy, 88, of Dunkirk died unexpectedly Tuesday morning (Aug. 22, 2017) at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk. Arrangements are in complete and will be an nounced by the McGrawKowal Funeral Home.

Martha A. Rizzo

Martha A. Rizzo, 75, of Fredonia died Tuesday morning (Aug. 22, 2017) at home. Arrangements are in complete and will be announced by the McGrawKowal Funeral Home.

John D. Minardi

John D. Minardi, 71, of Liverpool, NY formerly of Silver Creek, NY passed away on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Seneca Health Care in West Seneca, NY. Friends may call at the HoleParker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave. Silver Creek, NY on Sun day from 25 p.m. A complete obituary will be ...

Randy J. Cimino

Randy J. Cimino, 56, of Fredonia, NY formerly of Silver Creek, NY passed away on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at the Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the HoleParker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave. Silver Creek, NY.

RobinDawnBennett

Rev. Robin Dawn Bennett

Rev. Robin Dawn Bennett, passed in her sleep, as she hoped she would, the morning of Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Daughter of Margaret Ann Bennett and the late David Ray Bennett. Survived by her beloved, Joseph Shiel; sisters, Wendy (late Eugene) Gartland, Joyce (Brian) Goetz, Suzanne (late ...

JoAnne Hoover Smith

JoAnne Hoover Smith

JoAnne Hoover Smith, age 82 years, of Scottsdale, Arizona continued on her journey December 12, 2016 at the Abrazo Scottsdale Campus Hospital in Arizona. Her passing was unexpected, but with the comfort of family. JoAnne was born in Dunkirk, New York on September 19, 1934. She is survived ...

Margaret J. Thomson
Margaret J. Thomson, 81, of Dunkirk died Tuesday evening (Aug. 8, 2017) at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk following a brief illess.
She was born June 16, 1936 in Glasgow, Scotland, the daughter of the late John and Jane (Winter) Anderson. Margaret had been employed at Dill’s Hardware Store in Carmel, NY, retiring in 1998.
Survivors include one daughter, Angela (Robert) Muller of Brocton; one son, David (Pam) Thomson of Fredonia; and four grandchildren, Michael Muller of Manhattan, Steven Muller of Wood-bridge, VA, Nicholas Mull-er of Portland, and Jenny Acevedo of Fredonia.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Thom-son, who died Oct. 24, 2014.
Memorial services will be held Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock in the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home. Pastor Molly T. Golando will officiate. There will be no calling hours. Entombment will be in the Willowbrook Park Cemetery Columbarium. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to United Service Organiza-tions Inc., P.O. Box 96860, Washington, D.C. 20077-7677.

Margaret J. Thomson

Margaret J. Thomson, 81, of Dunkirk died Tuesday evening (Aug. 8, 2017) at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk following a brief illness. She was born June 16, 1936 in Glasgow, Scotland, the daughter of the late John and Jane (Winter) Anderson. Margaret had been employed at Dill’s Hardware ...

Alice L. Harford

Alice L. Harford

Alice L. Harford, of Silver Creek, died Monday morning Aug. 14, 2017 at Heritage Village Rehab & Skilled Nursing Facility, Gerry, New York after a lenghty battle with Alzheimers. She was born in Silver Creek on Nov. 2, 1933. Daughter of the late Gerard and Alice (Hughes) ...

Robert Lanski

Robert P. Lanski

Robert P. Lanski, 77, of Dunkirk died Wednesday morning (Aug. 16, 2017) at home. He was born Jan. 30, 1940 in Dunkirk, the son of the late Edward and Monica (Kozlowski) Lanski. A lifelong Dunkirk resident, Robert was a graduate of Cardinal Mindszenty High School, Class of 1957. He ...

Corey B. Marshall

Corey B. Marshall, 47, of Dunkirk died Friday morning (Aug. 18, 2017) at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dunkirk. He was born Feb. 16, 1970 in Dunkirk, the son of Curtis Marshall of Virginia and the late Maxine (Waller) Marshall. He had been employed at Petri ...

Bruce H. Sickelco

WESTFIELD: A memorial service for Bruce H. Sickelco will be held on Sa- turday, Aug. 26, 2017 at 2 p.m at the Westfield Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witnesses.

Freda I. (Winchell) Tilley

Freda I. (Winchell) Tilley

Freda I. (Winchell) Tilley, 73, of Fredonia, N.Y, died unexpectedly on Monday August 15, 2017 at the WCA Hospital in Jamestown. Freda was born November 10, 1943 in Washington, Pennsylvania to the late Charles and Ressie (nee Shrader) Bane. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her ...

Robert P. Lanski

Robert P. Lanski

Robert P. Lanski, 77, of Dunkirk died Wednesday morning (Aug. 16, 2017) at home. He was born Jan. 30, 1940 in Dunkirk, the son of the late Edward and Monica (Kozlowski) Lanski. A lifelong Dunkirk resident, Robert was a graduate of Cardinal Mindszenty High School, Class of 1957. He had been ...

Maria I. Gonzalez

Maria I. Gonzalez

It is with great sadness that the family of Maria I. Gonzalez announces her passing, after a brief illness, on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 in the Buffalo General Hospital, surrounded by her family and longtime partner, Aureliano Rios (Andy). Maria, who was 64 years old at the time of passing, ...

Jane Alice Penhollow Potter Greene

Jane Alice Penhollow Potter Greene, 90 of Freedom, PA, formerly of Glens Falls, Cassadaga and Bradenton, FL, passed away peacefully, with family by her side, August 15, 2017. Born April 10, 1927 in the Town of Charlotte, a daughter of the late Delbert and Ida Harper Penhollow. Jane and her ...

Carol J. Milazzo

Carol J. Milazzo

Carol J. Milazzo of Lockport, NY passed away on Tuesday August 15, 2017 at home. Born on July 21, 1946 in Buffalo, NY, she was the daughter of Richard T. Sr. and Muriel Lennon Milazzo. Carol earned her Master’s degree in Library Science and was a Librarian at The Lockport Public Library, ...

Freda I. (Winchell) Tilley

Freda I. (Winchell) Tilley

Freda I. (nee Bane) (Winchell) Tilley, 73, of Fredonia, N.Y, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the WCA Hospital in Jamestown. Freda was born November 10, 1943 in Washington, Pennsylvania to the late Charles and Ressie (nee Shrader) Bane. Besides her parents, she is ...

Nancy Wilson

Nancy Wilson, 82, a resident of Symphony Living, Dunkirk, formerly of Forestville, died Monday, August 14, 2017 at TLC/HN-Lake Shore Hospital, Irving. She was born in Lockport, NY on November 4, 1934, the daughter of the late Glenn and Dorothy (Peters) Shaffer. Mrs. Wilson was a member of ...