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Frederick J. Henderson

Frederick J. Henderson "Mickey," 69, of Dunkirk, NY passed away early Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Gowanda Nursing Home surrounded by his family. Retired from H. Olsen & Son Paving, where he worked 30+ years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and going to social clubs. He is ...

Cheryl A. Ester

Cheryl A. Ester died Friday, March 24, 2017 after a long illness. She was of 10740 Route 20 in Ripley. Arrangements are incomplete, and a date and time for the service will be announced by Mathews Funeral Home, 104 W. Main St., Ripley, N.Y.

Frances M. Favata

Frances M. Favata, 82, of Fredonia, NY, died Thursday afternoon, March 23, 2017 surrounded by friends and family. A memorial service will follow at a later date.

JoAnna Smith

JoAnna Smith

JoAnna Smith, 85, of Angola, formally of Cherry Creek, NY, entered into rest March 22, 2017. She was born April 3, 1931 in Cherry Creek, NY, to Grayson and Burnadette (Kilpatrick) Dow. She joins her parents; daughter Kathleen Smith; and siblings William and Gorden Dow, Virginia Storey and ...

David M. Herlong

David M. Herlong, 73, of Dunkirk, NY, died peacefully March 21, 2017 surrounded by his family. Born Dec. 1, 1943 to the late Zachie and Pearl Herlong in Columbia, LA. David was a longtime engineer for Bechtel Corporation, working throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. He was an avid ...

Cecelia R. Petrella

Cecelia R. Petrella, 95, of Sheridan, NY, died Wednesday morning, March 22, 2017 at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Hole- Parker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave., Silver Creek, NY.

Kenneth A. Bera

Kenneth A. "Yogi" Bera, 63, of Dunkirk died Wednesday evening (March 22, 2017) at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk following a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

John C. Seibert

John C. Seibert

John C. Seibert, 62 years of age, of Two Rivers, WI, passed away on March 1 due to complications of open heart surgery. He was working in construction management, previously in demolition. John was born April 24, 1954 in Silver Creek, NY. He graduated from Silver Creek High and SUNY ...

Elizabeth (Betty) Jusko

Elizabeth Jusko, 96, of Playa Vista, CA, formerly of Dunkirk, died peacefully March 20, 2017. Born November 9, 1920 to the late Martin and Mary (Palka) Nalepa. She was the wife of the late Edward M. Jusko, who died on December 25, 2004. Elizabeth was a former member of Blessed Mary Angela ...

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Charles Beebe Frudd

Charles Beebe Frudd, 82 years old, of Portland New York passed away late Monday afternoon March 20, 2017 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Erie Pennsylvania after an extended illness surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Montrose, Pennsylvania on September 14, 1934 to the late Charlie ...

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Elizabeth (Betty) Jusko

Elizabeth Jusko, 96, of Playa Vista, CA, formerly of Dunkirk, died peacefully March 20, 2017. Born November 9, 1920 to the late Martin and Mary (Partyka) Nalepa. She was the wife of the late Edward M. Jusko, who died on December 25, 2004. Elizabeth was a former member of Blessed Mary ...

Anita L. Armagost

Anita L. Armagost, 68, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017 due to complications from cancer. Survived by her four sons; preceded in death by her oldest son Charles Ryen. A memorial service will be held for immediate family only on Friday, March 24th, at her home in Lake City, PA.

Sylvia Greco

Sylvia Greco died Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Brooks Memorial Hospital after a short illness. She was the wife of Joseph L. Greco. Arrangements are incomplete. A date and time for services will be announced by the Fantauzzi Funeral Home, 82 East Main St. Fredonia, NY.

David M. Herlong

David M. Herlong, of Dunkirk, N.Y., age 73, died Tuesday March 21, 2017 at UPMC Hamot after an extended illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by David J. Dengler, LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home.

Richard J. Saletta

Richard J. Saletta

Richard J. Saletta, 70, died unexpectedly on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, NY. He was born on July 3, 1946, in Silver Creek, NY, the son of the late Anthony Sr. and Angela (Gizzi) Saletta. Rich graduated from Silver Creek Central School, Class of 1964. He ...

Michael R. Anderson Sr.

Michael R. Anderson Sr.

Michael R. Anderson Sr., 72, of Cassadaga, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Brooks Memorial Hospital. Born Aug. 30, 1944 in Buffalo, a son of the late Frank Anderson and late Grace Bauder Schue. He was a 1962 graduate of Eden Central School. Mike was a Vietnam Veteran, serving ...

Rev. Lawrence Arthur  Schuster

Rev. Lawrence Arthur Schuster

Rev. Lawrence Arthur Schuster, 89, of Van Buren Bay, Dunkirk, died Tues- day, March 7, 2017 at Chautauqua Nursing & Rehab Center, Dunkirk, fol- lowing a lengthy illness. He was born in Chicago, IL on May 9, 1927. Father of Jane (Joseph) Falcone, of Silver Creek, Sarah (Jeffrey) ...

Richard R. Reading  Sr.

Richard R. Reading Sr.

Richard R. Reading Sr., 88, of Brocton died Friday morning (March 17, 2017) at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dunkirk following a brief illness. He was born Dec. 15, 1928 in Dunkirk, the son of the late Charles and Alvina (Eckert) Reading. A lifelong resident of ...

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Betsy Dixon-Lang

1962-2017 Betsy Dixon-Lang, long-time area resident, died on March 18, 2017. She was the daughter of Jennie (Best) Dixon and Eugene Herbert Dixon, and was born on August 24, 1962 in Rochester, New York. She grew up in Ontario, New York and attended Wayne Central High School, graduating ...

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Samuel S. Saletta

Samuel S. Saletta, 94, of Fredonia died Monday morning (March 13, 2017) at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dunkirk following a brief illness. He was born June 16, 1922 in Laona, the son of the late Anthony and Santa (DiCarlo) Saletta. Mr. Saletta had been employed as a ...