Obituaries

Frances “Fran” (Frament) Polito

Frances “Fran” (Frament) Polito, 68, of Fredonia died Monday afternoon (April 8, 2019) at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, PA. She was born March 12, 1951 in Cohoes, NY, the daughter of the late Phillip and Helen (Omilinowicz) Frament. After graduating from Marylrose Academy in Albany, NY, in ...

Vicki L. Crandall

Vicki L. Crandall, 73 of Cassadaga, passed away Monday, April 8, 2019 at Prisma Health Richmond, Columbia, SC, with family by her side. Born September 28, 1945 in Jamestown, a daughter of the late Victor and Evelyn Rautine Holdsworth. She was a 1963 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central ...

Leonard B . Quinn III

Leonard Quinn age 71 formerly of Gowanda passed away at the home of his daughter and son in law’s in Springville Monday morning April 8, 2019. Born in Queens, NY December 14, 1947 the son of Leonard B. II and Rose Mary (Suleski) Quinn. Leonard retired as a Supervisor with The former JN Adam ...

Henry A. Walas

Henry A. Walas, beloved father of Lorraine (David) Rusch of Ocala, FL; Mary Ann (James) Sandoro of Buffalo, NY; Natalie (Daniel) Mulkin of Summerfield, FL; James (Lynn) Walas of New Hartford, NY; Sandra (Kevin) Budniewski of Fredonia, NY. Grandfather of Barbara (Kevin) Kane; Susan ...

Frances Polito

Frances “Fran” (Frament) Polito, 68, of Fredonia died Monday afternoon (April 8, 2019) at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pa.Calling hours will be held Saturday from 4-7 p.m. at the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home. A complete obituary will be published later in the week.

Robert L. Mitchell

Robert L. Mitchell, 83, of Portland, NY died unexpectedly on Monday, April 8, 2019 at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the MORSE Funeral Home of Brocton, NY when they are available.

Vicki L. Crandall

Vicki L. Crandall, 73, of Cassadaga, passed away Monday, April 8, 2019. Retired Cassadaga Valley Central School bus driver. Wife of Richard E. Crandall; mother of Rennae L. Majka of Mayville and Dean (Jerri) Crandall of Ellington. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday in Jordan Funeral Home, ...

Henry A. Walas

Feb. 19, 1923 - April 8, 2019 Lifelong resident of Dunkirk, NY. Henry A. Walas was born February 19, 1923 in Dunkirk, NY, the ninth child of the late John and Mary (Muczynski) Walas. Predeceased by his wife of 73 years, Gertrude (Marczak), brothers: Joseph (Victoria), John (Delores) Frank ...

Richard Wayne Knowlton

Richard Wayne Knowlton of Henrietta, NY died Monday, April 8, 2019 at the Advent House in Fairport at the age of 67. He was born May 30, 1951 in Springville, NY a son of the late Wayne C. and Sophie A. (nee Pastuch) Knowlton. He had worked as a designer for Sybron in Rochester, NY. Afterwards ...

Arvied Lester Steinhoff

Arvied Lester Steinhoff, 76, of Stockton, passed away on April 3, 2019 in Foley, AL. He was born April 15, 1942, in Jamestown, NY, the son of the late George and Mildred Marsh Steinhoff. Arvied had been a farmer in Stockton. He had also worked for Sam Raters Construction, A-Sam's and Sons ...

Linda L. Gugino

Linda L. Gugino, 67, of Fredonia, NY; on Friday April 5, 2019 the world lost its forever spring flower. Linda died at her home surrounded by her loving family; she was born June 3, 1951 in Dunkirk, NY to the late Louis A. and Delores (Buckley) Gugino. Linda lit up any room she entered. She ...

Mary Jane Crowell

Mary Jane Crowell, 94, of Howard Street, Fredonia, formerly of South Dayton, died Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at her residence. She was born in the Town of Portland, on September 20, 1924, the daughter of the late George and Lulu (Woods) Farnham. Mrs. Crowell was a member of the former Grape ...

William F. Ott Jr.

William F. Ott Jr. "Billy," 67, of Fredonia died peacefully Saturday morning (April 6, 2019) at home following a brief illness. He was born on March 28, 1952 in Batavia, NY, the son of Rita (Leckliter) Ott of Dunkirk and the late William F. Ott Sr. In 1972, he began working at Allegheny ...

William F. Ott Jr.

William F. Ott Jr. “Billy”, 67, of Fredonia died peacefully at home following a brief illness. He was born on March 28, 1952 in Batavia, NY, the son of Rita (Leckliter) Ott of Dunkirk and the late William F. Ott Sr. In 1972, he began working at Allegheny Ludlum Steel (Universal Steel) where ...

Linda L. Gugino

Linda L. Gugino, 67, of Fredonia, NY; on Friday April 5, 2019 the world lost its forever spring flower. Linda died at her home surrounded by her loving family; she was born June 3, 1951 in Dunkirk, NY to the late Louis A. and Delores (Buckley) Gugino. Linda lit up any room she entered. She ...

Marjory C. Diehl

Marjory C. Diehl, 98 years old of Brocton, New York passed away peacefully Monday morning, April 8, 2019 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Facility in Dunkirk, New York. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Morse Funeral Home of Brocton, NY as soon as they ...

William F. Ott Jr.

William F. "Billy" Ott Jr., 67, of Fredonia died Saturday morning (April 6, 2019) at home. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial, which will be celebrated Thursday morning at 10 o'clock in Blessed Mary Angela Parish, Church of St. Hedwig. Calling hours will be ...

Alice E. Pope-Valentine

DUNKIRK: Alice E. Pope-Valentine, 78, of West 6th Street, Dunkirk, formerly of Forestville, died Saturday, April 6th, 2019 at Chautauqua Nursing & Rehab Center, Dunkirk, following a lengthy illness. She was born in Westfield, on October 15, 1940, the daughter of the late Everett and Gladys ...

Philip John Cunningham

WESTFIELD - Philip John Cunningham, age 28, of Fredonia, formerly of Westfield, passed away Thursday April 04, 2019, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in the town of Pomfret. Philip was born on December 21, 1990 in Toledo, Ohio, and had been a Westfield area resident most all ...

Philip Samuel Arcoraci

Philip Samuel Arcoraci, 89, of Fredonia, NY died on April 6, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his loving wife and family. He was born on July 19, 1929 to the late Ferdinando and Lucy (Floramo) Arcoraci. He attended Dunkirk High School and was in the Army Air Force, serving from 1947-1949. In ...