Obituaries

Doris L. Roach

Doris L. Roach

Doris L. Roach, 90, formerly of 434 West Ave., Falconer, passed away Saturday (August 5, 2017) at the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center. A lifelong area resident, she was born April 20, 1927 in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Dennis E. and Verna E. Hartson Lyon. Doris was a 1945 ...

William C. Tyler

William C. Tyler

William C. Tyler, (Bill) 80, of Silver Creek, NY passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday, August 3, 2017. He was born July 25, 1937 and was the son of June (Mayott) Greathouse and the late Robert Tyler. Bill was preceded in death by wives, Barbara Tyler and Catherine C. Tyler; ...

Matthew L. Hazelton

Matthew L. Hazelton

Dunkirk K9 Police Officer Matthew L. Hazelton, 39, of Portland, NY died Sunday morning (August 6, 2017) at Westfield Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness. He was born Oct. 9, 1977 in Dunkirk, the son of David L. (Nancy) Hazelton of Brocton and the late Debra (Quackenbush) ...

Margaret P. Scott

Margaret P. Scott

GOWANDA — Margaret P. Scott, formerly of East Otto and Otto, NY, passed away peacefully Sunday, August 6, 2017 with her daughter, Paula, at her side. Margaret was 95 years old. Born December 11, 1921 in East Otto, the daughter of Paula and Anna (Ebert) Stoltenberg. Margaret graduated ...

Sally A. Drewniak

Sally A. Drewniak

Sally Ann Drewniak, 69, of Dunkirk passed away Sunday morning at Brooks Hospital after a short illness. She was born in the city of Dunkirk to the late Arthur and Lavern Maloney, and resided in this area her entire life. She was a Matron for the Chautauqua County Jail in Mayville. She loved ...

Sally A. Drewniak

Sally A. Drewniak

Sally A. Drewniak, 69, of Dunkirk passed away Sunday morning at Brooks Memorial Hospital after a short illness. She was born in the city of Dunkirk to the late Arthur and Lavern Maloney, and resided in this area her entire life. She was a Matron for the Chautauqua County Jail in Mayville. She ...

Bruce Herbert Sickelco

BROCTON — Bruce Herbert Sickelco, 71 of Brocton, died August 6, 2017 at his home in Brocton. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are through the Freay Funeral Home in Mayville.

Joy Jones

Joy Jones died early Sunday evening on Aug. 6, 2017 at the Chautauqua Nursing & Rehabilitation Center after a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Fantauzzi Funeral Home, 82 E. Main St., Fredonia, NY.

Florence Reading

Florence Reading

Florence Reading “Flo” 88, of Dunkirk, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away after a recent illness July 30, 2017 at HAMOT MEDICAL Center in Erie, Pa. Florence was born No-vember 24, 1928 in Dun-kirk, N.Y. to the late Frank (Francis) and Cecelia (Jan-kowski) ...

Conrad J.  Pieszak Jr.

Conrad J. Pieszak Jr.

Conrad J. Pieszak Jr., 75 of Dunkirk, died Thursday morning August 3, 2017, at Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla California. He was born August 26, 1941, in Dunkirk, son of the late Conrad J. And Lilli- an (Gaszynski) Pieszak Sr. A retired employee of Field Brook Farms in Dun- ...

Rev Ralph H. Booth picture

Reverend Ralph Hunt Booth

Reverend Ralph Hunt Booth died at RiverMead Lifecare Community, Peterborough, NH, on August 1, 2017, following a period of declining health. He was born on August 25, 1928 in Buffalo, NY. Rev. Booth was a graduate of Bennet High School, the College of Wooster, and Yale University Divinity ...

Conrad J. Pieszak, Jr.

Conrad J. Pieszak, 75, of Dunkirk, died on Thursday August 3, 2017, in La Jolla, California. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by R. Mackowiak Funeral Home Inc., 56 East Doughty Street, Dunkirk, NY.

James Harold 
Draggett

James Harold Draggett

James Harold Draggett, 90, departed to his eternal life on July 30, 2017 in Naples, Florida; just two days shy of his 91st birthday. Born in Fredonia, August 1, 1926 to Leon and Helen (Smith) Draggett, "Jim" was a proud native of the Dunkirk/Fredonia area. He graduated from Fredonia High ...

Kristopher Todd Kilby

Kristopher Todd Kilby

PERRYSBURG — Kristopher T. Kilby of Main Street, passed away unexpectedly in Flint, Michigan after attending his cousins wedding over the weekend. Kristopher joined his brother Nicholas in heaven on Sunday, July 30, 2017. Kris was 28 years old Kris was born August 23, 1988 to loving ...

James "PaPa Jim" 
Polowy

James “PaPa Jim” Polowy

James D. "Papa Jim" Polowy, 77, passed away Saturday July 29, 2017 in Clayton, NC. Born on April 21, 1940, James was the son of the late Edmund C. and Julia B. (Dach) Polowy. He was a graduate of Dunkirk High School and was a former member of St. Hyacinth Church. James taught English for ...

James Harold 
Draggett

James Harold Draggett

James Harold Draggett, 90, departed to his eternal life on July 30, 2017 in Naples, Florida; just two days shy of his 91st birthday. Born in Fredonia, August 1, 1926 to Leon and Helen (Smith) Draggett, "Jim" was a proud native of the Dunkirk/Fredonia area. He graduated from Fredonia High ...

Joseph C. Triaga

Joseph C. Triaga

Joseph C. Triaga, age 83, of Silver Creek, N.Y. passed peacefully at home Sunday July 30, 2017. Joseph was born August 17, 1933 in Silver Creek to Charles A. and Rose (nee Castrogiovanni) Triaga. He graduated from Dunkirk High School, Class of 1951. Joseph served in the U.S. Air Force ...

Anne L. Spencer

Anne L. Spencer, 82, of Dunkirk died Monday evening (July 31, 2017) at home. A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Fred E. Dake Jr.

Fred Dake Jr.

Fred E. Dake Jr., 77, of Fredonia, passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Amherst. Born Aug. 2, 1939 in Falconer, son of the late Fred E. Sr. and Virginia Owens Dake. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Vietnam Era. Fred was ...

Jutta Maria Rawcliffe

Jutta Maria Rawcliffe

Jutta Maria Rawcliffe, (nee Heinisch), age 87, of Fredonia, N.Y., died at home on Friday, July 28, 2017 with her husband Jim and daughters Jutta Anne and Charlotte present. She was born in Gleiwitz, Silesia, Germany on October 30, 1929. Jutta was the fifth of seven children of the late ...