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Obituaries

Elizabeth J. (McDonnell) Keddie

Elizabeth J. (McDonnell) Keddie

Elizabeth Jane (McDonnell) Keddie, 71, of Dunkirk died Wednesday (May 10, 2017) at Lake Shore Hospital in Irving following a brief illness. She was born on July 8, 1945 in Dunkirk, a twin daughter to Ira P. and Jane L. (Mook) McDonnell in Dunkirk. Jane graduated from Brocton Central ...

Betty Viola Jackson

Betty Viola Jackson, 91, of South Stockton, passed away at her home Monday, May 8, 2017, with family by her side. Born April 22, 1926 in Dunkirk, a daughter of the late George and Florence Townley Motto. She moved to South Stockton in 1959. She was employed at the Worsted Mills, ...

Eugene R. “Gene”  Cullen

Eugene R. “Gene” Cullen

LEON — Eugene R. “Gene” Cullen, 74, of the Leon-New Albion Road, Town of Leon, NY, passed away suddenly, Sunday, May 7, 2017 at home of a sudden heart attack. He was born May 21, 1942 in Gowanda, N.Y., the son of the late, Glenn Ellis and Thelma Wilma Snyder Cullen. He was a ...

Paul W. Smith October 29, 1938 –  May 1, 2017

Paul W. Smith October 29, 1938 – May 1, 2017

Paul W. Smith, 78, of Cherry Creek, NY passed into eternal rest May 1, 2017. He was born October 29, 1938 in Cottage, NY to the late Ralph and Doris (Mosher) Smith. He was also preceded in death by his siblings Loran (Grace Ann) Smith, Grace (John) Crouse and John Smith. He is ...

Robert J. Waters

Robert J. Waters

Robert J. Waters, of Dun- kirk, N.Y., age 66, who never met a stranger, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 5, 2017 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Erie, Pa. Robert was born on July 23, 1950. A longtime resident of Dunkirk, he worked at Kodak and worked in construction as a ...

Peter W. Coe

Peter W. Coe

Peter W. Coe born April 7, 1949 passed away May 6, 2017. He was 68. Peter was born in West- field, NY, the son of the late Peter B. Coe and Mabel Stull Coe Krystofiak. He went to Westfield Academy. During the Viet- nam war in was stationed in Turkey, in the ARMY. Peter loved fishing and ...

Allen L. Vogt

Allen L. Vogt

WESTFIELD - Allen L. Vogt, age 64, of Derby, NY, formerly of Westfield, died Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo following a brief illness. Allen was born on April 23, 1953 in Westfield, NY, the son of the late Alfred G. Vogt and the late Wanda J (Nuttall) Pipher. A 1971 ...

Patricia J. Corwin

Patricia J. Corwin, 84, of Silver Creek, NY, died Sunday morning, May 7, 2017 at the Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg, NY. Relatives and friends may call at the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave., Silver Creek on Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. A full ...

Loretta I. Gloff

Loretta I. Gloff

Loretta I. “Dolly” Gloff, passed away peacefully late Sunday afternoon at the Chautauqua County Nursing and Rehab Center. She was 90 years old. Born on October 4, 1926, the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Rajski Erick. She was a retired Care Giver for Chautauqua Opportunities Inc. ...

Betty Viola Jackson

Betty Viola Jackson, 91, of Stockton, passed away at her home, Monday, May 8, 2017, with family by her side. Wife of 57 years to the late George Harold Jackson Sr. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday in Jordan Funeral Home, Sinclairville. Visitation Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. A full obituary ...

Kathleen A. Della  Posta

Kathleen A. Della Posta

Kathleen A. Della Posta passed away peacefully on May 7 surrounded by her loving family at the Gowanda Rehabilitation Center. Born in St. Johns, Michigan on St. Patrick’s Day 1934, she was the daughter of Dr. Leonard H. Blakeslee, a professor at Michigan State University, and Bessie S. Leach, ...

Norman “Buddy” Vazquez

Norman “Buddy” Vazquez

Norman “Buddy” Vazquez, of Brandywine, Maryland, passed away on April 18, 2017 after a courageous yearlong battle with cancer. He was the husband of Patricia Mirth Vazquez, formerly of Dunkirk. Born April 3, 1943, he grew up in Maryland then graduated from technical school to become an ...

Kathleen A. Della  Posta

Kathleen A. Della Posta

Kathleen A. Della Posta passed away peacefully on May 7, surrounded by her loving family, at the Go- wanda Rehabilitation Center. Born in St. Johns, Michigan on St. Patrick’s Day 1934, she was the daughter of Dr. Leonard H. Blakeslee, a professor at Michigan State University, and ...

Frank Herrington

Frank Herrington

Frank Allen Herrington, 64, of Dunkirk died peace- fully Saturday morning (May 6, 2017) at Lake Shore Hospital in Irving following a valiant 16-month battle with pan- creatic cancer. He was born Sept. 27, 1952 in Silver Creek, the son of the late Harold and Rena (Mason) Herrington. ...

Ruth E. (Tadt) Wise

Ruth E. (Tadt) Wise

Ruth E. (Tadt) Wise, age 83, of Dunkirk, NY, passed away peacefully at Absolut of Dunkirk on Saturday, May 6, 2017, following a battle with Alzheimer’s. Members of her family were at her side. Ruth was born in Sheri- dan, NY on February 17, 1934 to the late James and Alma (Augrom) ...

Elwyn C. “Ellie”  Fiebelkorn

Elwyn C. “Ellie” Fiebelkorn

Elwyn C. “Ellie” Fiebel- korn, 83, of the Leon-New Albion Road, town of Leon, NY, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 6, 2017 at home with his family by his side. He was born March 23, 1934 in the town of Napoli, the son of the late Herman and Pearl Covedill Fiebel- korn. Ellie ...

Frank S. Jusko Sr.

Frank S. Jusko Sr.

Frank Stephen Jusko Sr., age 85, of Fredonia, N.Y., died Friday, May 5, 2017 at the Absolut of Dunkirk. Frank was born on March 3, 1932 in Dunkirk, to the late Stephen and Stella (nee Pacos) Jusko. He was raised in Dunkirk, attended Dunkirk Schools and graduated from Dun- kirk High ...

Cassie R. Nipper

Cassie R. Nipper

WESLEYVILLE, Pa. — Cassie R. Nipper, age 58, of Rhea Drive, passed away May 4, 2017 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Erie, Pa. surrounded by family. Born into the Turtle Clan February 18, 1959, the daughter of Clarence and Mabel (Mohawk) Larkin. Cassie married Lany Nipper November 5, ...

Loretta I. Gloff

Loretta I. Gloff passed away late Sunday afternoon at the Chautauqua County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was 90 years of age. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Newman Funeral Home, Inc.

Robert J. Waters

Robert J. Waters, of Dun- kirk, N.Y., age 66, died unexpectedly on Friday, May 5, 2017 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Erie, PA. A complete obituary will be published in Wednesday’s OBSERVER. Arrangements by David J. Dengler, LARSON- TIMKO Funeral Home, Fredonia.