Obituaries

Marcia A. Fote

Marcia A. Fote, 77, of Dunkirk died Friday afternoon (Nov. 16, 2018) at Brooks Memorial Hospital with her loving husband by her side.Relatives and friends are invited a Memorial Mass which will be celebrated Saturday morning at 10 o’clock in Holy Trinity Church. There will be no prior ...

Jean P. Doehnert

Jean (Roffe) Doehnert of Arlington, formerly of Gowanda, NY passed away peacefully and went to be with the Lord on Saturday October 27, 2018 in Arlington. Jean was born in Gowanda an only child to Charles and Mildred (Schmidt) Roffe. October 6, 1926. Jean graduated from Gowanda High School ...

Elizabeth L. Vara

Elizabeth L. Vara, 87, a resident of Dunkirk Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, formerly of Silver Creek, passed away Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 at her residence. She was born in Angola, on July 9, 1931, the daughter of the late Louis and Leola (Smith) Small. Mrs. Vara graduated from ...

Marcia A. Fote

Marcia A. Fote, 77, of Dunkirk died Friday afternoon (Nov. 16, 2018) at Brooks Memorial Hospital with her loving husband by her side.She was born Aug. 17, 1941 in Dunkirk, the daughter of the late Ted and Selma (Gotowka) Cybulski. A lifelong Dunkirk resident, Marcia was a graduate of Dunkirk ...

James Malcolm

James Malcolm passed peacefully Sunday December 2, 2018 in Pensacola, Florida, after a short illness. He was surrounded by his family and loved ones.Jim was originally from Pittsburgh, Pa. but has lived in Brocton, N.Y. for the last 25 years and had just recently moved to his beloved ...

Janet Marie Jankowski

Janet Marie Jankowski, 52, of Springville, formerly of Dunkirk, died Thursday morning, November 29, 2018, at South Buffalo Mercy Hospital following a brief illness. She was born November 27, 1966, in Dunkirk, daughter of James R. (Janice) Jankowski Sr. and the late Barbara (Wellons) ...

Ronald C. DeGolier

Ronald C. DeGolier, 75, of Cassadaga, went to be with his Lord, and his daughter Sissy, Wednesday, November 28, 2018. Husband to Audrey J. Roberts DeGolier; father of Robin, Jeffery (Teresa) Steven (Cindy) and the late Sheri “Sissy” DeGolier; father in law of the late Jack VanDette; ...

Roger N. Marsh

Roger N. Marsh, 85, of Heritage Village Rehab and Skilled Nursing, formerly of N. Pearl St. Frewsburg, passed away Monday (Dec. 3, 2018) at Heritage Village.He was born September 24, 1933 in Stockton, the son of Carl and Wilma Osgood Marsh. Roger was a US Navy veteran. He had been employed at ...

Iva W. McClenathan

Iva W. McClenathan, 96, of Silver Creek, NY died Thursday morning November 29,2018 at Absolut Care of Westfield after a short illness.Iva was born on October 21, 1922 in Forestville, NY the daughter of the late Henry and Hazel (Bennett) Bernett. On November 16, 1945, she married Donald ...

Robert “Bob’ Thompson

Robert “Bob’ Thompson, age 66, of East Main Rd., Ripley, NY died unexpectedly on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Westfield Memorial Hospital Westfield, NY. Bob was born October 10, 1952 in Ridgway, PA, a son of the late Wilbur and Lois (Dull) Thompson. He had been employed by C & P ...

Kevin R. Duntley

Kevin R. Duntley, 67, of South Dayton, NY entered into rest December 2, 2018.He was born March 3, 1951 in Warren, PA to the late Paul and Audrey Flora Duntley. Kevin went to SUNY Morrisville for Agriculture and owned a dairy farm for a number of years.He was a member in the Corydon Cemetery ...

Iva W. McClenathan

Iva W. McClenathan, 96, of Silver Creek, NY died Thursday morning November 29, 2018 at Absolut Care of Westfield. Friends may call at the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave. Silver Creek on Thursday December 6, 2018 from 9-11 a.m.A complete obituary will be published in Wednesday ...

Eleanor A. Niesciur

Eleanor A. Niesciur, 94, died Saturday December 1, 2018 at the Harris Hill Nursing Home in Clarence. Service will be private. A complete obituary will be published in the Sunday, December 9, 2018 edition of the Observer. Online condolences may be made at www.larsontimkofuneralhome.com. ...

Robert ‘Bob’ Thompson

RIPLEY — Robert “Bob’ Thompson, age 66, of East Main Rd., Ripley, N.Y., died unexpectedly on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Westfield Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, NY.

Mary J. Lawton

Mary J. Lawton, 92, of Waterford, PA formerly of Silver Creek, NY died Monday November 26, 2018 at the Saint Vincent Hospital in Erie, PA after an extended illness. She was born on March 12, 1926 in Cleveland, Ohio the daughter of the late Thomas and Nina (Messenger) Swartz. On December 16, ...

Norma Ruth Steward 1929 – 2018

Norma Ruth Steward, 88, residing at Tanglewood, Jamestown, NY, died on November 28, 2018. She previously lived in South Dayton, NY and Forestville, NY. Norma was born in Cherry Creek, NY and was the daughter of the late Merritt D. and Ruth Cummings Penner, Sr.Norma was a 1947 graduate of Cherry ...

Janet Marie Jankowski

Janet Marie Jankowski, 52, of Springville, formerly of Dunkirk, died Thursday morning, November 29, 2018, at South Buffalo Mercy Hospital following a brief illness. She was born November 27, 1966, in Dunkirk, daughter of James R. (Janice) Jankowski Sr. and the late Barbara (Wellons) ...

Patricia Mosher

Patricia Mosher, 77, of Cattaraugus, NY entered into rest November 27, 2018. She was born June 29, 1949 in Lackawanna, NY to the late Frank and Theresa Boniface Nordblum. Memorial Services will be held Saturday, December 8, 2018 at St. Mary’s Church 36 Washington St. Cattaraugus, NY at 2PM ...

Charles W. “Chuck” Johnson

Charles W. “Chuck” Johnson, 88 years old of Fredonia, New York passed away Thursday Nov. 29, 2018 at Westfield Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.Chuck was born in Pomfret, New York on Aug. 18, 1930 and was the son of the late John and Anna Lawson Johnson and was an area resident ...

Virginia M. DeGolyer

Virginia M. “Ginny” DeGolyer died Friday November 23, 2018 at Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Center where she had been residing. She was born February 13, 1926 in Versailles, NY to Harry and Catherine (Urban) Merrill. Virginia graduated from Gowanda Central School and shortly after that she ...