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George J. Ortolano

George J. Ortolano

George J. Ortolano, 85, of Silver Creek, NY died Monday evening, June 19, 2017 at Autumn View Health Care Facility of Hamburg, NY following an extended illness. George was born on August 31, 1931 in Silver Creek and was the son of the late George H. and Esther (Tortice) Ortolano. A lifelong ...

Ted N. Ames

Ted N. Ames

Ted N. Ames, 56, of Sinclairville and longtime Stockton resident, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital, Erie, PA. Born Sept. 10, 1960 in Jamestown, a son of Phyllis Eddy Ames of Stockton and the late Noel Ames. He was a 1978 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central ...

Robert T. Stankowicz

Olean – Robert T. Stankowicz, of 114 1/2 West Greet Street, formerly of Old Bridge, NJ, passed away on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at his home. Robert was born on November 16, 1962 in New Brunswick, NJ and was a son of Robert Thomas and Barbara Goddard Stankowitz. Robert lived in New Jersey for ...

Michael E. Boedo

SILVER CREEK — Michael E. Boedo, 36, of Silver Creek, NY died unexpectedly on Tuesday morning, June 20, 2017 at his residence. Friends may call at the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel, Silver Creek, on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A complete obituary will be published in ...

Patricia C.
(Colbert) Smith

Patricia C. (Colbert) Smith

WESTFIELD — Patricia C. (Colbert) Smith, age 85, of Westfield, died Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Absolut Care of Westfield following an extended illness. "Pat" was born on March 6, 1932 in Homestead, PA, the daughter of the late Frank and Theresa (O'Brien) Colbert. She attended ...

George J. Ortolano

George J. Ortolano, age 85, of Silver Creek, NY died Monday evening, June 19, 2017 at Autumn View Health Care Facility of Hamburg, NY following an extended illness. Friends and relatives may call at the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave., Silver Creek, NY on Friday, June 23, 2017 ...

Michael E. Boedo

SILVER CREEK — Michael E. Boedo, age 36, of Silver Creek, NY died unexpectedly on Tuesday morning, June 20, 2017 at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave., Silver Creek, NY.

Joan V. Bowen

Joan V. Bowen

WESTFIELD Joan V. (Meeder) Bowen, age 82, of North Gale St., Westfield, died Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Absolut Care of Westfield following a brief illness. Joan was born on July 29, 1934 in Sherman, NY, the daughter of late Leon and Velma (Rater) Meeder. A Westfield resident most all ...

Kathryn “Katie” Dempsey (nee Petz)

Kathryn Katie Dempsey (nee Petz)

Katie Dempsey died peacefully at her home in Orange, CA in the company of her son, James, and daughter-in-law, Susan, on Thursday, June 8, 2017. A longtime resident of Dunkirk, NY, she was born there in 1927, and graduated from Dunkirk High School in 1944. Katie worked at various jobs and ...

Kathryn "Katie" Dempsey (nee Petz)

Kathryn “Katie” Dempsey (nee Petz)

Katie Dempsey died peacefully at her home in Orange, CA in the company of her son, James, and daughter-in-law, Susan, on Thursday, June 8, 2017. A longtime resident of Dunkirk, NY, she was born there in 1927, and graduated from Dunkirk High School in 1944. Katie worked at various jobs and ...

Joan V. Bowen

WESTFIELD — Joan V. (Meeder) Bowen, age 82, of North Gale St., Westfield, died Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Absolut Care of Westfield following a brief illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced in Wednesday's newspaper by the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., ...

Patricia C. Smith

WESTFIELD — Patricia C. (Colbert) Smith, age 85, of Westfield, died Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Absolut Care of Westfield following an extended illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield in Wednesday's newspaper.

Arthur S. White

Arthur S. "Dick" White, 92, of FredoniaStockton Road, died Monday morning (June 19, 2017) at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Dolores Herbert

Dolores J. Herbert

FORESTVILLE — Dolores J. Herbert, 87, of Hanover Road, Forestville, passed away peacefully Friday, June 16, 2017 at Fredonia Place, Fredonia. She was born in Rixford, PA on De-cember 20, 1929, the daughter of the late Robert and Anna M. (Whiteman) Payne, Sr. Mrs. Herbert was a gra-duate ...

Patricia A. McDonald

Patricia A. McDonald

Patricia A. McDonald (nee Colpoys), of Angola, NY, died on June 14, 2017. Beloved wife of the late William McDonald; dear mother of Deborah (Richard) Vanderhoff, Sharon Moore, Mark Re-venew, William (Wendy) McDonald, Kelley (Todd) Kistner and Karen (Domin-ic) McDonald-Abraham; grandmother ...

Clark Borngraber

Clark Borngraber of Brant, NY, passed away on June 14, 2017. Beloved husband of Donna Borngraber; loving father of Rebecca (Jeff) Mlacker and R. Bradley Borngraber; brother of Jean Brunelli and Joyce Cullen. The family will be present to receive friend Saturday from 6-9 p.m. and Sunday ...

Barbara R. (Farnham) Manning

Barbara R. (Farnham) Manning, 69, of Delray Beach, FL, formerly of Dunkirk, died Monday October 3, 2016 at her home after a brief illness. She was born in Dunkirk, June 20, 1947, the daughter of the late Theodore Jr. and Dorothy (Fick) Farnham. She was a retired employee of Bayer ...

Jane Herrington

FORESTVILLE — Jane Herrington, 92, of Gibbs Road, Forestville, died Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Gowanda Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, following a short illness. She was born in Hays, Kansas on August 9, 1924, the daughter of the late Wilson and Bertha (Johnson) Obley, Sr. Good ...

Max A. Kennedy

Max A. Kennedy, 80, of the Cattaraugus Indian Territory passed away on June 16, 2017. Brother of Patricia Mohawk and the late Merle Kennedy. Uncle of Denise, Randall and Rodney Mohawk and Jamie Parker. Also survived by many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews. Max was a member of ...

Frank T. Rozen

Frank T. Rozen

Frank T. Rozen, age 69, of Dunkirk, passed away early Wednesday morning, June 14, 2017 at the Chau-tauqua Nursing and Rehab Center after a lengthy ill-ness. Born In Dunkirk July 10, 1947 to the late Joseph and Stephania Tofil Rozen. He was a 1965 graduate of Cardinal Mindszenty High School ...