Obituaries

Fred L. Utegg

Fred L. Utegg, age 85, of Harborcreek, formerly of Ripley, NY, died on Sunday October 7, 2018 at UPMC Hamot. He was born on July 5, 1933 in Ripley, New York the son of the late Herman and Elva (McGill) Utegg. He graduated Ripley Central High School and on September 10, 1953 enlisted into the ...

Stella M. Michalak

Stella M. Michalak, 92, of Dunkirk, died Monday. October 8, 2018, at Brooks Memorial Hospital.She was born in Dunkirk, March 9, 1926, daughter of the late Peter and Angeline (Woznicka) Butryn.A past employee of the former M. Wile Plant in Dunkirk. She enjoyed to play pinocle and go to the ...

Stella Michalak

Stella Michalak of Dunkirk died Monday morning (Oct. 8, 2018) in Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the R. Mackowiak Funeral Home, Dunkirk.

Kathy Jo Tubbs

Kathy Jo Tubbs passed into everlasting peace while in Hospice Care in Florida on Friday October 5, 2018; completing a courageous struggle with multiple serious health issues, She was 68. Kathy was born May 2, 1950 the daughter of the late Gerald P. Tubbs and Vera (Munson) Tubbs formerly of ...

Irene F. Lawson

Irene F. Lawson, of Westerly Drive, Fredonia, N.Y., passed away on Friday October 5, 2018, after a brief illness. Irene will be forever remembered by her surviving family. Irene was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, September 4, 1923, the daughter of George and Florence Kentner. She received ...

Jean A. “Grandma Jean” Dalrymple

Jean A. " Grandma Jean" Dalrymple, 87, of Silver Creek, NY passed away Friday evening October 5, 2018 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Center in Dunkirk, NY. She was born in Buffalo, NY on May 19, 1931, the daughter of the late William and Margaret (Restivo) Mossman. On June 24, 1962, she ...

Ronald C. “Ron” Gilbert

Ronald C. “Ron” Gilbert Sr. of Portland, NY passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018, after a brief illness, surrounded by family. In Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, he was 74. Ron was born in Silver Creek, NY on June 23, 1944, to the late Lovis & Ruth (Miller) Gilbert. He was a ...

James Peter Huels

James Peter Huels, 69, of Dunkirk died unexpectedly Wednesday morning (Oct. 3, 2018) at his home. He was born Nov. 15, 1948 in Dunkirk, the son of the late Robert and Agnes A. (Grzeskowiak) Huels. A lifelong Dunkirk resident, James was a graduate of Dunkirk High School, Class of 1966. He ...

Dorothy M. “Bunky” Lazarony

Dorothy M. “Bunky” Lazarony, 83 of Lily Dale, transitioned into spirit, Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Born August 11, 1935 in Ardmore, PA, a daughter of the late James and Marion Harshaw Bell. She was a 1953 graduate of Lower Merion High School, Ardmore, PA. Dorothy was employed as a ...

Dean C. Marky

In Memory of Dean C. Marky who passed on September 14, 2017 at age 66. Receiving Hours for both Dean & his dear Mother, Frances Marky who passed on Sept 24th, 2018 will be at Prudden & Kandt Funeral Home in Lockport, NY, 242 Genessee St., Lockport, NY on Friday October, 19th 5-8 ...

Jean A. “Grandma Jean” Dalrymple

Jean A. "Grandma Jean" Dalrymple, 87, of Silver Creek, NY passed away Friday evening October 5, 2018 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Center in Dunkirk, NY.Relatives and friends may call at the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel 160 Central Ave. Silver Creek on Tuesday October 9, 2018 from 2-4 & ...

Irene F. Lawson

Irene F. Lawson of Westerly Drive, Fredonia, New York passed away on Friday, October 5, 2018 after a brief illness. A complete obituary will be published in Monday’s edition of the OBSERVER. Assisting Arrangements by David J. Dengler, LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home, 679-9000.

Judith “Judy” Martinson

Judith “Judy” Martinson January 1, 1944 - September 13, 2018 A visitation will be held on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 4:00 p.m., with a celebration of life immediately follow at West Towne Christian Church, 9300 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37931.

John T. Hofmann

Educator, Organist and Music Scholar December 1, 1934 to September 29, 2018 John was born and raised in Western New York, son of the late John T. Hofmann, Sr., and Florence (Baumann) Hofmann; step-son of the late Elsa (Daum) Hofmann. While attending Buffalo Public Schools, early on he ...

James Peter Huels

James Peter Huels, 69, of Dunkirk died unexpectedly Wednesday morning (Oct. 3, 2018) at his home. He was born Nov. 15, 1948 in Dunkirk, the son of the late Robert and Agnes A. (Grzeskowiak) Huels. A lifelong Dunkirk resident, James was a graduate of Dunkirk High School, Class of 1966. He ...

Debra L Thayer

Debra L Thayer, 60 years old from Portland, New York passed away unexpectedly Tuesday October 2, 2018 at Westfield Memorial Hospital in Westfield, New York. Debbie was born May 4, 1958 and was the daughter of the late Gordon Dikeman and Norma (Dietzen) Dikeman of Portland, New York. She was ...

Dorothy M. Lazarony

Dorothy M. Lazarony, 83 of Lily Dale, transitioned into spirit, Oct. 3, 2018. Wife of the late Joseph; Mother of, Patricia Kelly, Mary Brooks and Emmy (Mark) Desaulniers and the late Donna Lemay; grand-mother of, John and Mark Lemay, Jenn Libby, Ryan, Darin and Shane Kelly, Jessica Wheeler, ...

Bonnie D. Horth

Collins, NY- Bonnie D. Horth, 69, of Collins, NY passed away Tuesday October 2, 2018 at Hospice of Buffalo.She was born June 18, 1949 in Springville, NY the daughter of the late Kenneth and Caroline (Shue) Dailey.On July 20, 1974 she married Paul Horth who survives.Bonnie owned and operated ...

Daniel Cruz Colon

Daniel Cruz Colon, of Dunkirk New York, passed away on October 2, 2018 after a lengthy illness at Hamot Hospital in Erie,PA. Daniel Cruz Colon was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico on March 10, 1941 to Juan Cruz and Venerada Colon. He married Evelyn Duprey the love of his life and lifelong companion ...

Kathleen “Kay” Stein

Kathleen “Kay” (Danner, Rosen) Stein, 95, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, surrounded by family in Englewood, Florida. She was predeceased by her husband, Sigmund Rosen, son Spencer (Caryn) Rosen, and grandson Wayne Rosen. She is survived by her spouse Norman Stein and children, ...