Obituaries

Jeanne V. Guy

Jeanne V. Guy

Jeanne Elizabeth Vunderink Guy was born the only child to Alvin and Elva Vunderink on March 8, 1926 in Cleveland, OH. She passed way in Dunkirk, NY, at the Chautauqua Center for Skilled Nursing and Rehab on February 15, 2017. She was 90 years old. She grew up in South Bend, Indiana, and ...

Frank W. Barth

Frank W. Barth

Frank W. Barth, 71, of Silver Creek, NY died Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at the Buffalo VA Medical Center in Buffalo, NY. He was born in Gowanda, NY on June 9, 1945 the son of the late Clarence and Margaret (Kinn) Barth. He attended Pine Valley Central High School in South Dayton, NY, left ...

Bianca Louise
Gambino

Bianca Louise Gambino

Bianca Louise Gambino passed away Saturday February 18, 2017. She was born on September 4, 1995 in Buffalo, NY is the daughter of Paul Gambino and Richelle Gian. Bianca worked at WNY DDSO as a DSA. She loved cooking, yoga, going to church at Christ Community Church where she was a member. ...

Clair A. Schindler

Clair A. Schindler

GOWANDA — Clair A. Schindler, age 72, of Bagdad Road, passed away unexpectedly early Friday morning, Feb. 17, 2017 at the Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo surrounded by family. Friends may call the Schindler Funeral Home, 44 Center Street, Gowanda, NY 14070, TODAY from 24 and 79 ...

Mae “Lucille” Allen

Mae "Lucille" Allen, 99, of Springville, NY entered into rest February 15, 2017. Inurnment will be held in the spring at Collins Center Cemetery. Full obituary to run in the spring. Arrangements entrusted to DiStasioHills Funeral Chapel, South Dayton, NY.

Arthur Robert “Bob” McArthur

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: He is also survived by his wife, Phyllis R. (Burgess) Barr-McArthur of Jamestown, NY.

clair schindler

Clair A. Schindler

GOWANDA — Clair A. Schindler, age 72, of Bagdad Road, passed away unexpectedly early Friday morning, Feb. 17, 2017 at the Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo surrounded by family. Clair was born Nov. 9, 1944 in Gowanda, the son of Norman and Merle (Finch) Schindler. Clair honorably ...

Norman G. Schauer

Norman G. Schauer

Norman G. Schauer, 89 years of age, of Summerfield, Florida, formerly of Gowanda, New York went to be with his heavenly Father on February 15, 2017. Norman was born on May 21, 1927 in Kane, PA, to Norman Phillip Schauer and Ruth Beatrice (Brown) Schauer. Norman was the second child of ...

Arthur Robert 
"Bob" McArthur

Arthur Robert “Bob” McArthur

Arthur Robert "Bob" McArthur, Sr., age 77, of Dunkirk, NY died Tuesday, February 14, 2017 as a result of a motor vehicle accident. He was born in Dunkirk on March 23, 1939, the son of the late Clayton McArthur and Agnes (Pease) McArthur. A lifelong Dunkirk resident, he was a retired ...

Delphine  A.
Przybycien

Delphine A. Przybycien

Strong, brave, and deeply committed to her Catholic Faith, Delphine Ann Przybycien, born July 10th, 1916, reluctantly left her family on earth to join her family in Heaven on Feb. 13, 2017. Delphine was born in Dunkirk to the late Andrew and Victoria (Domst) Jelonek. She is predeceased by ...

Frank W. Barth

Frank W. Barth, 71, of Silver Creek, NY, died Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Buffalo VA Medical Center in Buffalo, NY. Friends may call at the HoleParker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave., Silver Creek, NY, on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 from 79 p.m. A complete obituary will be published ...

Jeanne V. Guy

Jeanne V. Guy, age 90, a resident of the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dunkirk, died Wednesday morning (Feb. 15, 2017) at the center. A complete obituary will be published in Sunday's OBSERVER. Arrangements are by the McGrawKowal Funeral Home.

Roberta J. Welch

Roberta J. Welch

Roberta J. Welch (nee Yeaples), age 66, of Dunkirk, NY, died Wednesday February 15, 2017 at her Dunkirk home with her family at her side. Roberta was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a bus driver for the First Student Bus Company. Roberta is survived by her husband, Gary ...

Flora D. Foye

Flora D. Foye

Flora D. Foye, 66, of Fort Myers, FL, passed peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 at UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL. She was born in Lakeland, FL on Jun. 21, 1950, daughter of the late Raymond and Dorothy Zielinski. She grew up in Dunkirk, NY where she attended Dunkirk High School ...

Delphine  A. Przybycien

Delphine A. Przybycien

Strong, brave, and deeply committed to her Catholic Faith, Delphine Ann Przybycien, born July 10th, 1916, reluctantly left her family on earth to join her family in Heaven on Feb. 13, 2017. Delphine was born in Dunkirk to the late Andrew and Victoria (Domst) Jelonek. She is predeceased by her ...

Arthur R. “Bob” McArthur

Arthur R. “Bob” McArthur, age 76, of Dunkirk, NY died Tuesday, February 14, 2017 as the result of a motor vehicle accident. A complete obituary will be published in Friday’s OBSERVER.

George A. Dimon

George A. Dimon

George A. Dimon, 88 of Fredonia Place, formerly of Cassadaga, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. Born Dec. 14, 1928 on the family homestead in Maple View, a son of the late Loyal C. and Elizabeth Wilson Dimon. He was a 1947 graduate of Mexico Academy and Central School and in 1952 from the ...

Delphine  A. 
Przybycien

Delphine A. Przybycien

Strong, brave, and deeply committed to her Catholic Faith, Delphine Ann Przybycien, born July 10th, 1916, reluctantly left her family on earth to join her family in Heaven on Feb. 13, 2017. Delphine was born in Dunkirk to the late Andrew and Victoria (Domst) Jelonek. She is predeceased by her ...

Steven Schuman

Mr. Steven Schuman, 64, of Fredonia, NY died Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY following a brief illness. Born February 2, 1953 in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late Frank “Bruds” and Virginia “Ginny” Guiseppe Schuman. Mr. Schuman was ...

Elizabeth P. 
(Pickard) Rothwell

Elizabeth P. (Pickard) Rothwell

Elizabeth P. (Pickard) “Betty” Rothwell, age 88, of Westfield, NY, died Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at home in Sebring, Florida following a brief illness. Betty was born on July 23, 1928 in Jamestown, NY, the daughter of the late Robert Earl and Margaret (Dake) Pickard. A graduate ...