Obituaries

Marie C. Stuhlmiller

Marie C. Stuhlmiller, 85 of Dunkirk, NY wife of the late Alan Stuhlmiller died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on August 15, 2018. Born and raised in Albany, NY she was the daughter of the late Rocco and Mary (Perna) Andrews. She is survived by two sisters and one brother, Ann ...

Josephine (Flagella) “Josie” Siragusa

Josephine (Flagella) “Josie” Siragusa of St. Columban’s on the Lake, Silver Creek, NY formerly of Fredonia, NY passed away peacefully on August 14, 2018 at ECMC Hospital in Buffalo, NY surrounded by her family after a short illness. She was 87 years of age, born in Dunkirk, NY on June 6, ...

Louisa M. Smith

Louisa M. Smith, 94 of Sinclairville passed away Aug. 15, 2018. Wife of the late Allen A. Smith; father of Jane Dorman, Mary Petty, Diman and Gary Smith. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday in Jordan Funeral Home, Sinclairville. Visitation 2-5 p.m. Monday. A full obituary will be published in the ...

Linda Felsman

Linda Felsman, 63 years old of Portland, NY passed away with her family at her side on Wednesday morning August 15, 2018 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Erie Pa, following an extended stay at Absolut Care of Westfield, NY. Linda was born in Canastota, NY on March 29, 1955 to the late Harold and ...

Dorothy Mae Schutt VanAtter

Dorothy Mae Schutt VanAtter, 94, of Mayville, met her savior face to face on Monday, August 13, 2018 at the Absolut Care of Westfield, in Westfield, NY. She was born August 10, 1924 in Jamestown, NY, the daughter of the late Leslie Schutt and Adele Dibble. Dorothy had been a hairdresser for ...

Ernest E. Cowan

Ernest E. Cowan 72 years of age passed away Sunday Aug. 12, 2018 in Chambersburg, Pa.A memorial service will be held at a future date and announced by the Freay Funeral Home in Mayville.

Frederick F. “Goobers” Guziec

Frederick F. “Goobers” Guziec, age 66, of Dunkirk N.Y., passed away Wednesday August 15, 2018 at Select Specialty Hospital in Erie, Pennsylvania surrounded by his loving family. Fred was born January 26, 1952 in Dunkirk, New York to the late Edward and Stephania (Pural) Guziec. He was a ...

Julio Segio Bahamonde

Julio Segio Bahamonde passed away following a brief illness. Julio Segio died on august 12, 2018, at his residence in Dunkirk, NY. He was born in Lima, Peru to the late Jorge and Elsa Bahamonde on November 27, 1955. On August 7, 2002, he married the late Margarita Bahamonde in Florida. While ...

Marie C. Stuhlmiller

Marie C. Stuhlmiller, 85, of Dunkirk, died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dunkirk. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Linda Felsman

Linda Felsman, 63 years old of Portland, New York passed away Wednesday morning August 15, 2018 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Erie Pa. after a lengthy illness. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Morse Funeral Home of Brocton, New York as soon as they become available.

Henry F. Mucha

Henry F. Mucha, 88, of Dunkirk died Monday evening (Aug. 13, 2018) at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk. He was born June 27, 1930 in Dunkirk, the son of the late George and Mary Caroline (Janis) Mucha. A lifelong Dunkirk resident, he served his country in the United States Navy during the ...

Paul Wayne Diaz

Paul Wayne Diaz, 50, of Cherry Creek, Sunday August 12, 2018 earned his wings. Born in Royal Oak, Michigan, May 23, 1968, loving son son of the late Hugo and Sharon from Cherry Creek, and Carol Diaz of Newton, KS. Anyone who knew Paul knew of his love for his best friend, his companion and ...

Theodore C. “Ted” Marsala

Theodore C. "Ted" Marsala, age 74, of Westfield, a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, passed away on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital of Erie, PA, with his family by his side, following a courageous, but brief battle with Cancer. Ted was born on April 25, ...

Mary A. Mason

Mary Arlene Mason, 89, of Silver Creek, NY passed away Wednesday evening August 8, 2018 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a lengthy illness. Arlene, to her family and friends, was born on November 23, 1928, the daughter of the late Franklin and Catherine (Martin ...

Robert H. Bleck

Robert H. Bleck, 92, of Dunkirk, N.Y., died suddenly Sunday, August 12, 2018 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born June 25, 1926 in Dunkirk, N.Y. to the late Maximillian and Estelle Bleck. A graduate of Dunkirk High School, Class of 1944 and Syracuse University, ...

Henry F. Mucha

Henry F. Mucha, 88, of Dunkirk died Monday evening (Aug. 13, 2018) at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass which will be celebrated Friday morning at 10 o'clock in Holy Trinity Church. Full Military Honors will be accorded by the ...

Roy F. Zehner

Roy F. Zehner, 88, of Heritage Village Campus, died, August 13, 2018. Husband of the late Doris I. Zehner; father of, Edwin (Wichuda) Zehner and Jeannette (John Dale) Hobson; grandfather of, Mingkhwan Saylor, John Dale Hobson and Ashley Joy Canning; great-grandfather of 2; Memorial service 1 ...

Paul W. Diaz

Paul W. Diaz, 50, of Cherry Creek, died Sunday, August 12, 2018, at Brooks Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced in Thursday's Observer. Arrangements are by the R. Mackowiak Funeral Home Inc., 56 East Doughty Street in Dunkirk.

Paula (nee Jewel) Zinter

Paula (nee Jewel) Zinter formerly of Irving, NY. Paula was 80 years young and never lost her sense of humor or her love for life. Paula is survived by her sisters Rita Ellis, Bridget Wright and Bonnie Pruett. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Paula graciously donated her body ...

Josephine F. Siragusa

Josephine F. Siragusa, 87, of St. Columban's on the Lake Retirement Home in Silver Creek, formerly of Fredonia died Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 14, 2018) at the Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.