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Obituaries

Daniel L. Newcomb

PERRYSBURG — Daniel L. Newcomb, 83, of Perrysburg passed away Friday, February 15, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of Mentley Funeral Home Inc., 105 East Main St., Gowanda, NY. A full obituary will appear in Monday's paper.

Lucie E. Kaczor

Lucie E. Kaczor

Lucie E. Kaczor, age 95, formerly of Boston, NY, died on February 16, 2018. Wife of the late Frank, mother of Rosemarie Sklenka of Ohio, Maryanne (Craig) Sibley of Dayton, grandmother of 6, great grandmother of 9. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Sister of the late Lawrence "Shorty," ...

Lillian E. Gunther

Lillian E. Gunther

Lillian E. Gunther, 86, of Fredonia died Friday afternoon (Feb. 16, 2018) at the Absolut Care of Dunkirk. She was born May 24, 1931 in Pittsburgh, PA, the daughter of the late Andrew C. and Helen T. (Karch) Evans. A resident of the area since 1954, Lillian had been employed as an executive ...

Kevin G. Lofsson

Kevin G. Lofsson

WESTFIELD — Kevin G. Lofsson, 55, of Westfield, died unexpectedly, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 at Westfield Memorial Hospital. Kevin was born in Dec. 31, 1962 in Westfield, NY, the son of the late Robert William and Peggy Lou (Schrader) Olofsson. A 1981 Graduate of Westfield Academy and ...

Jamie A. Sullivan

Jamie A. Sullivan

Jamie A. Sullivan, age 46 of Largo, Florida, passed away 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 Department of ...

William H. Depew

William H. Depew

William H. Depew, age 79 of Fredonia, New York, died Saturday February 10, 2018 at home with his loving family at his side. Bill was born in Bath, N.Y. on April 22, 1938 to the late Gordon F. and Genevieve Hunter Depew. He graduated in 1956 from Dundee Central High School and graduated from ...

Lucie E. Kaczor

Lucie E. Kaczor

GOWANDA — Lucie E. Kaczor formerly of Boston Colden Road, Boston, NY and Center Street, Gowanda passed away early Friday morning February 16, 2018. Lucie was 95 years old. Born in West Falls, NY on September 23, 1922, the daughter of Herman and Ida (Gerken) Ellis. Lucie earned her ...

Thomas O. Mruk

Thomas O. Mruk, 76 of Largo, FL and Cassadaga, passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Longtime companion of Helen Runge. Graveside service 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cassadaga Cemetery. A full obituary will be published in the Monday edition of the OBSERVER. Arrangements by Jordan Funeral Home, ...

Lillian E. Gunther

Lillian E. Gunther, 86, of Fredonia died Friday afternoon (Feb. 16, 2018) at the Absolut Care of Dunkirk. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Joyce M. Snyder

Joyce M. Snyder

Joyce M. Snyder, 100, of Dunkirk, NY formerly of Silver Creek, and South Dayton, NY passed away Tuesday evening February 13, 2018 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Center in Dunkirk, NY. She was born on January 26, 1918 in Youngstown, Ohio, the daughter of the late Ernestand Mabel (Ehrke) ...

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James A. Sweet

GOWANDA — James A. Sweet, of West Main Street passed away Tuesday morning February 13, 2018 at the Millard Filmore Suburban Hospital in North Tonawanda, NY surrounded by family. Jim was 82-years-old. Born May 7, 1935 in Newfane, NY the son of Durward H. and Helen G. (Gardiner) Sweet. On ...

Vera I. Bell

Vera I. Bell

Vera I. Bell, 101, a resident of St. Columban's on the Lake Retirement Home, Silver Creek, formerly of Sheridan died Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 unexpectedly after a sudden illness, at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk. She was born in the Town of Sheridan, on January 31, 1917. Mother of ...

James A. Sweet

James A. Sweet

GOWANDA: James A. Sweet of West Main Street passed away Tuesday morning February 13, 2018 at the Millard Filmore Suburban Hospital in North Tonawanda, NY surrounded by family. Jim was 82 years old. Born May 7, 1935 in Newfane, NY the son of Durward H. and Helen G. (Gardiner) Sweet. Jim ...

Timothy S. Livermore

Timothy S. Livermore, 59, of Conewango Valley, passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 at UPMC Chautauqua WCA. Son of the late Charles D., Sr. and Wanda Anderson Livermore; brother of, Melanie S. (late Rhonda), Charles (Susanne) and the late Todd and Kelly Livermore; brother in law of Laura ...

Richard J. Jaffray

Richard J. Jaffray, 73, of Dunkirk, died Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, PA. He was born in Dunkirk, October 12, 1944, son of the late Alfred and Genevieve (Crane) Jaffray. He was a retired employee of CSX Railroad as a Welder and an avid sports fan of the ...

Kevin G. Olofsson

WESTFIELD — Kevin G. Olofsson, age 55, of Westfield, died unexpectedly, Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Westfield Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, NY, in Sunday's OBSERVER.

Joyce M. Snyder

Joyce M. Snyder, 100, of Dunkirk, NY formerly of Silver Creek, NY, passed away Tuesday evening February 13, 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 Monday, February 19, ...

Jeffrey Hugh Altimus

Jeffrey Hugh Altimus

Jeffrey Hugh Altimus, 68, most recently of Fredonia, NY, passed from this life on January 24, 2018. Jeff was born on December 14, 1949 in Powell, Wyoming. He served in the Air Force as a medic in the Vietnam era. He worked for a time in his father’s business, Desert Gas, but is best ...

Ruth O. Newton

Ruth O. Newton, 88, of Sinclairville, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Heritage Village Rehab and Skilled Nursing. Wife of Gordon C. Newton; mother of William (Roslin), Nancy (Richard Cromwell) and the late Joyce Newton. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. ...

Vera I Bell

Vera I Bell

SILVER CREEK — Vera I Bell, 101, a resident of St. Columban's on the Lake Retirement Home, Silver Creek, formerly of Sheridan died Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 unexpectedly after a sudden illness, at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk. She was born in the Town of Sheridan, on January 31, ...