Obituaries

Jerry Henderson

PERRYSBURG — Jerry Henderson of Town Line Road, passed away peacefully at the Buffalo General Hospital in Buffalo surrounded by family on Monday, September 18, 2017. Jerry was 78 years old. Born July 1, 1939 in Roulette, Pa., he was the twin son of William and Lillian (Stone) ...

Alvin K. Rowland Jr.

Alvin K. Rowland Jr, 66, of Fredonia, NY passed away Thursday morning, September 14, 2017 at Gowanda Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Alvin was born on July 23, 1951 in Dunkirk, NY, the son of the late Alvin K. Rowland Sr. and Gwendolyn (Amy) Rowland. He attended Brocton Central School and ...

Nicki J. Centner

Nicki J. Centner, of Dunkirk, N.Y., age 75, died Saturday September 16, 2017 at Brooks Memorial Hospital. He was born June 10, 1942 to the late James and Jessie Gunther Centner. Nicki was raised in Dunkirk, and was retired from the City of Dunkirk Streets Department. He is survived by his ...

Nancy L. Rickman

Randolph — Nancy L. Rickman, 75, of the Country Estates, East Randolph, formerly of Cherry Creek, passed away Monday (September 18, 2017) in UPMC-WCA Hospital. She was born February 17, 1942 in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of the late James Ward Rickman and Nanna Stump Rickman. Nancy ...

LeRoy A. “Bean” Zollinger

South Dayton — LeRoy A. “Bean” Zollinger, 66, of Mill Street, South Dayton, passed away Monday (September 18, 2017) in the Emergency Room at Lakeshore Hospital in Irving. He was born April 22, 1951 in Gowanda, the son of the late Robert A. and Louise Richter Zollinger. Bean was a ...

James F. Gloff

James F. "The Hawk" Gloff passed away Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 66 years old. He was born April 28, 1951, the son of the late Charles P. Gloff and Loretta Erick Gloff. He was a maintenance man for STEL shortly before his passing. Jim was ...

Judith A. (Millonzi) Brillian

Judith A. (Millonzi) Brillian of Fredonia, NY, died at Hamot Hospital in Erie, PA on September 15, 2017. She was born in Dunkirk, NY on October 29, 1942 to the late Angelo and Fanna (Chase) Millonzi. After graduating from both High School and Beautician School, Judith fulfilled her career ...

Darleen S. Blakely

Darleen S. Blakely, 74, of Silver Creek, NY passed away on Monday morning, September 18, 2017 at her residence. Friends may call at the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave., Silver Creek, Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. A complete obituary will be published in Wednesday's ...

Dean C. Marky

Dean C. Marky, 66, of Silver Creek, NY, died unexpectedly on Friday evening, September 15, 2017 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave. Silver Creek, NY.

Nicki J. Centner

Nicki J. Centner of Dunkirk NY, age 75, died Saturday September 16, 2017 at Brooks Memorial Hospital. A complete obituary will be published in Wednesdays Observer. Arrangements by David J. Dengler, LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home, 679-9000.

Theodore G. Cridland

Theodore G. Cridland, 83, of Dunkirk, died Friday morning, September 8, 2017, at home following a short illness. He was born August 17, 1934, in Camp Crook, South Dakota, son of the late Robert G. And Ava V. (Brewer) Cridland. Theodore was a Veteran of the US Navy from 1951-55 and received ...

James F. Gloff

James F. “The Hawk” Gloff passed away Thurs-day, Sept. 14, 2017, at home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 66 years old. He was born April 28, 1951, the son of the late Charles P. Gloff and Loret-ta Erick Gloff. He was a maintenance man for STEL shortly be-fore his passing. ...

Russell and JoAnne Smith

Russell and JoAnne Smith are returning home. Graveside services will be held at Willowbrook Park Cemetery in Dunkirk on Monday, Sept. 25 at 11 a.m. Arrangements are being coordinated through Larson-Timko Funeral Home.

Edna G. Butzer

Edna G. Butzer, 78, of Collins, NY passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, NY. She was born August 21,1939 in Gowanda, NY the daughter of the late LaVerne and Edna (Priel) Buckley. Mrs Butzer was employed at the Erie County Water Authority for 20 years. She ...

Samuel J. Zanghi

Samuel J. Zanghi, of Brocton, NY, died on Sept. 10, 2017 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dunkirk, NY, surrounded by his loving family. One of eight children, he was born at home on July 27, 1924 to the late Joseph and Mary (Nicosia) Zanghi. Sam was educated through the ...

June E. Burau

SILVER CREEK: June E. Burau, 91, of Old Main Road, Silver Creek, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, peacefully at his home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Buffalo, on March 2, 1926, the daughter of the late William A. and Katherine (Gors) Miller. Mrs. Burau was educated in ...

James F. Gloff

James F. “The Hawk” Gloff passed away Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 66 years old. He was born April 28, 1951, the son of the late Charles P. Gloff and Loretta Erick Gloff. He was a maintenance man for STEL shortly before his passing. Jim ...

JoAnne Smith

Russell and JoAnne Smith are returning home. Graveside services will be held at Willowbrook Park Cemetery in Dunkirk on Monday, Sept. 25 at 11 a.m. Arrangements are being coordinated through Larson-Timko Funeral Home.

Judith A. Brillian

Judith A. Brillian died Sept. 15, 2017 at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pa. Judith A. Brillian of Fredonia, N.Y., the wife of John. She was 74 years of age. Arrangements are incomplete. Date and time will be announced by the Fantauzzi Funeral Home, 82 East Main St., Fredonia, N.Y. 14063.

Donald Wayne Sortore, Sr.

WESTFIELD — Donald Wayne Sortore, Sr., age 76, of Avon Park, FL, formerly of Westfield, NY and Ridgeway, PA, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 in Avon Park. Donald was born on June 27, 1941 in Jamestown, NY a son of the late Robert and Marjorie (Wood) Sortore. He had retired from ...