Obituaries

Larry G. Dietzen

Larry G. Dietzen, 72, of Dunkirk died Saturday afternoon (Feb. 9, 2019) at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass which will be celebrated Friday morning at 10 o'clock in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. Military Honors will be accorded ...

Mickey Eileen Mitchell

Mickey Eileen Mitchell, age 70 , of Portland, New York passed away Sunday afternoon February 10, 2019 at UPMC Hamot Hospital in Erie Pa. after a short illness. She was born in Dunkirk, New York on February 20, 1948 a daughter of the late Norman and Genevieve (Gorman) Munson and had lived in ...

Garrett Isaiah Warren

Garrett Isaiah Warren, 27, died unexpectedly in his home on February 7th, 2019. Garrett was a beloved son, cherished brother and an extremely loyal grandson. Garrett was a gentle giant that always had a warm smile and a large hug for anyone who approached him. Garrett enjoyed watching ...

Heather M. Talley – Anderson

Heather M. Talley – Anderson, age 38 of Forestville, N.Y., died Thursday February 7, 2019 at the Absolut Nursing Home of Westfield. Heather enjoyed writing poetry, coloring and cooking. She is survived by: her longtime companion and soulmate Christopher James Anderson; her children: ...

Larry G. Dietzen

Larry G. Dietzen, 72, of Dunkirk died Saturday afternoon (Feb. 9, 2019) at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass which will be celebrated Friday morning at 10 o'clock in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. Military Honors will be accorded ...

Heather M. Talley-Anderson

Heather M. Talley-Anderson, age 38 of Forestville, N.Y., died Thursday February 7, 2019 at the Absolut of Westfield. Heather enjoyed writing poetry, coloring and cooking. She is survived by: her longtime companion and soulmate Christopher James Anderson; her children: Ashland, Anthony, Rosa, ...

Floyd James Kuzdzal

Floyd James Kuzdzal, 74, of Erie, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019 at his residence with his white German Shepherd, Sammy, at his side. He was blessed to receive the gift of life through organ donation by receiving a donor liver in September of 2015 at the Starzl Tranplant Institue at ...

Ruby J. Seeley

Ruby J. Seeley, 79, of Forestville, NY passed away on Friday morning February 8, 2019 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Center in Dunkirk, NY.Ruby was born on November 10, 1939 in Paintsville, KY the daughter of the late Richard and Mary Bell (Penix) Wells. She wed LaVerne Seeley on April 8, ...

David Edmund Auge

David Edmund Auge, 44, of Mayville, died unexpectedly on February 6, 2019 at Westfield Memorial Hospital. He was born September 4, 1974 in Westfield, the son of Donna Mae Snyder Auge and the late Edmund E. Auge. Dave had been a boat mechanic at Snug Harbor Marina and previously a construction ...

Thomas J. Mroczka

Thomas J. Mroczka, 76, of Fredonia, died Saturday evening, December 29, 2018, at Buffalo General Hospital, following a brief illness. He was born in Dunkirk,, April, 29, 1942, son of the late Harry and Elizabeth (Kokocinski) Mroczka. A retired employee of the City of Dunkirk, where he worked as ...

Kate (Doctor) John

Kate (Doctor) John, February 8, 2019 of the Cattaraugus Seneca Territory at the age of 86 Years. Beloved wife of the late Eugene Elliott John. Loving mother of Jacquelyn (Kenneth) Field, Vicky (late James) Parker and Glori (John) Barrett. Grandmother of George, Jeremy, Bethany, Heather, ...

Leona (Woleben) Tranquist

Leona (Woleben) Tranquist, age 88, formerly of Portland, NY died peacefully Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Facility in Dunkirk, NY. She was born on November 10, 1930, the daughter of the late Jay and Bernice (Wilber) Woleben. Leona had also been a former ...

Larry G. Dietzen

Larry G. Dietzen, 72, of Dunkirk died Saturday afternoon (Feb. 9, 2019) at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk NY. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Ruby J. Seeley

Ruby J. Seeley, 79, of Forestville, NY passed away on Friday morning February 8, 2019 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, NY on Tuesday February 12, 2019 from 5 to 8 p.m.A ...

Joseph Perchy

Joseph Perchy, 83, of Gowanda, beloved and cherished husband of Sandy (Barthel) Perchy; passed away January 22, 2019 at Buffalo General Hospital two days before their 60th Wedding Anniversary on January 24th. Proud father of four sons; Jay, Jere, Joey and Jason, very proud grandfather of ...

Mary Pearl Nixon

Gowanda, NY - Mary Pearl Nixon, age 53, passed away on Feb 5, 2019 at ECMC in Buffalo surrounded by her family. Mary resided at Lower Edgar group home in Little Valley, NY and attended LVDH where she was cared for by her loving staff from WNYDDSO. Mary was also cared for by her sister and ...

Migdalia “Dolly” Lara

Migdalia “Dolly” Lara, 58, of Dunkirk died unexpectedly Wednesday (Feb. 6, 2019) at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Sam J. Crea

Sam J. Crea, 94, of Dunkirk passed away peacefully Sunday evening (February 3, 2019) at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born October 20, 1924 in Dunkirk, the son of the late Frank and Giovannina (Jennie Zaccari) Crea. Sam attended Dunkirk High School and in 1943 was ...

Donald L. Draegert

Donald L. Draegert, 77, of Dunkirk, N.Y., passed away Tuesday February 5th 2019; he is survived by: his children: Tammy Williams (Jason Klaiber), Theresa Spina (Timothy Shearer, Jr.) and Donald Draegert; 7 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; brother David Draegert; also survived by ...

Mar Pearl Nixon

Gowanda — Mar Pearl Nixon, age 53, passed away on Feb 5, 2019 at ECMC in Buffalo surrounded by her family. Mary resided at Lower Edgar group in Little Valley, NY and attended LVDH where she was cared for by her loving staff from WNYDDSO. Mary was also cared for by her sister and ...