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Obituaries

Grace A. Miller

Grace A. Miller

Grace A. Miller, 92, of Fredonia died Monday morning (Feb. 19, 2018) at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk. She was born Oct. 23, 1925 in Cherry Creek, the daughter of the late Patsy and Julia (Cerio) Monico. A lifelong area resident, she was a graduate of Cherry Creek High School. ...

Jamie A. Sullivan

Jamie A. Sullivan

Jaime A. Sullivan,age 46 of Largo, Florida passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, February 14, 2018. He was born on May 21, 1971 in Dunkirk to James Sullivan and Juanita Mazany. A resident of this area most of his life before moving to Largo, Florida 4 years ago. He worked in the Shipping ...

Howard L. Vance

Howard L. Vance

GOWANDA — Howard L. Vance of Route 62, Dayton, passed away unexpectedly at home Sunday, February 18, 2018. Howard was 74 years old. He was born in Gowanda February 26, 1943, the son of Leslie and Gledene (Chapman) Vance. Howard retired from the former Gowanda Psychiatric Center and from ...

Alvyn James Morrison

WESTFIELD — Alvyn James Morrison, age 91, of Martin Wright Road, West- field, died unexpectedly, Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, as soon as they are finalized.

Owen L. Houser

Owen L. Houser, 82 of Cassadaga, passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the Chautauqua County Home. Husband of Phyllis Shoemaker Houser; father of Cindy Budniewski, Robin Webb, Dean and Jody Houser. Arrangements to be announced by Jordan Funeral Home, Sinclairville.

Alvyn James Morrison

WESTFIELD — Alvyn James Morrison, age 91, of Martin Wright Road, West- field, died unexpectedly, Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, as soon as they are finalized.

Irene Wassink

Irene Wassink, age 79, of Jamestown, New York, passed away February 18, 2018 at the Heritage Green Nursing facility after an ex- tended illness. Irene was born in 1938 to the Gerald and Bertha Wassink. She was an only child. Irene graduated from Panama Central School and spent 2 years ...

Robert F. McMinn

Robert F. McMinn

Robert F. McMinn, 87, of Fredonia, passed away Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Brooks Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA to Robert F. and Dorathy (Morgan) McMinn. Following graduation from Turtle Creek, PA High School, Bob worked for Union ...

Cinda S. Anderson

Cinda S. Anderson

BISHOP HILL – Cinda S. Anderson, 67, of rural Bishop Hill, IL, died at 1:28 a.m., Friday, February 16, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, February 22 at the Old Colony School in Bishop Hill. Rev. Linda Winkelman will ...

Mary  Jane  Maslak

Mary Jane Maslak

Mary Jane Maslak, 73, of Dunkirk, died Sunday evening, February 18, 2018, at Brooks Memorial Hospital, following a lengthy illness. She was born May 27, 1944, in Dunkirk, daughter of the late John and Louise (Button) Harris. A retired employee of American Cleaners, the former M. Wile Plant ...

Howard L. Vance

Howard L. Vance

GOWANDA — Howard L. Vance, age 74, of Rt. 62, passed away unexpectedly Sunday February 18, 2018 at home. Friends may call at the SCHINDLER FUNERAL HOME, 44 Center St. Gowanda from 46 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be held Friday February 23, 2018 at 1 p.m. A complete obituary will ...

Irene Wassink

Irene Wassink, age 79, of Jamestown, New York passed away February 18, 2018 at the Heritage Green Nursing facility after an extended illness. She is survived by many cousins, friends, most notably her caretaker and cousins Larry and Roxanne McFadden. Calls may be made at the SPITZER Funeral ...

Kenneth William Stoddard

WESTFIELD — Kenneth William Stoddard, age 71, of West Central Ave., Westfield, formerly of South Ripley and Ripley, died Saturday, February 17, 2018 . Funeral Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, NY in Wednesday’s newspaper

Anne G. Cassidy

Anne G. Cassidy, of Fredonia, New York, age 84, died Monday, February 19, 2018 at The John & Orpha Blair Hospice House, in Warren, PA. Calls may be made Thursday 24 p.m. and 79 p.m. at LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home, 20 Central Avenue, Fredonia, N.Y. Funeral service will be held at the ...

Marie “Tootsie” 
Lucille (Epolito) 
Colston

Marie “Tootsie” Lucille (Epolito) Colston

Marie “Tootsie” Lucille (Epolito) Colston, 83, of Brocton, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday morning, February 18, at ECMC hospital in Buffalo after a brief illness. Marie was born in Dunkirk, NY December 16, 1934. She was a 1952 graduate of Fredonia Central School. She was one of three ...

Daniel L. Newcomb

Daniel L. Newcomb

Daniel L. Newcomb, CFRE February 16, 2018 age 83, of Perrysburg, NY died at Millard Filmore Suburban Hospital. Beloved husband of 61 years to Barbara (Hugan) Newcomb and son of the late Wilson and Ruth (Dimmick) Newcomb. Loving father of Scott Newcomb (deceased), Bob Newcomb of FL, ...

Thomas O. Mruk

Thomas O. Mruk

Thomas O. Mruk, 76, of Largo, Fl, and Cassadaga NY, formally of Dunkirk, NY, passed away Wednesday February 14, 2018 at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk, N.Y. He was born July 6, 1941 to the late Henry & Josephine Scott Mruk in Pittsburgh, PA. He was a chief engineer for Erie County ...

Robert F. McMinn

Robert F. McMinn, of Fredonia, N.Y., age 87, died Saturday February 17, 2018 at Brooks Memorial Hospital. Beloved husband of Carolyn L. McMinn. Loving father of Jeffrey McMinn, Heather McMinn, Dr. Melinda McMinn (Vincent J. Pompo), a brother Richard McMinn and a sister, the late Janet ...

Francine A. Buchanan

Francine A. Buchanan, of Dunkirk died Friday afternoon (Feb. 16, 2018) at home. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass which will be celebrated Saturday morning at 11 o’clock in Holy Trinity Church. There will be no prior visitation. A complete obituary will be ...

Mary Jane Maslak

Mary Jane Maslak, 73, of Dunkirk, NY, died Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Brooks Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the R. Mackowiak Funeral Home, 56 East Doughty Street, Dunkirk, NY.