Obituaries

Melvin Lindberg Sr.

WESTFIELD — Melvin "Mel" Harold Lindberg Sr., 77, of Westfield, died Sunday, February 3, 2019 at the Absolut Care of Westfield following a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Freay Funeral Home when finalized.

Katherine M. Reardon

JAMESTOWN — Katherine M. "Katie" Reardon, age 73, of Jamestown, formerly of Westfield, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2019, at Absolut Care of Westfield following an extended illness. Katherine was born on March 26, 1945, in Westfield, N.Y., the daughter of the late Leon and Althea ...

Paul Hugh Farver

Paul Hugh Farver, 93, of Brocton, New York died Sunday, January 20, 2019 at home after a sudden illness. He was born May 17, 1925 in Mahoningtown, Pennsylvania a son to the late Ernest O. and Lydia C. (Ball) Farver. Paul was a graduate of Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania ...

Anna (Kourelis) Fedyszyn

Anna (Kourelis) Fedyszyn age 94, died peacefully in her sleep Tuesday, January 29, 2019 in Minneapolis, MN. Born March 7, 1924, in Dunkirk, NY, Anna lived most of her life there. She graduated from Dunkirk High School with the Class of 1942. Anna is proceeded in death by her parents, ...

Isabel R. Cross

Isabel R. Cross died January 29, 2019 at the Absolut Nursing Home in Orchard Park, New York where she had resided for almost two years. Isabel was born June 11, 1925 on the Seneca Allegany Reservation at Red House. She was an enrolled citizen of the Seneca Nation and a member of the Bear Clan. ...

Arvie Jean Hallmark

Arvie Jean Hallmark, 77, of Dunkirk died Friday morning (Feb. 1, 2019) at the Dunkirk Rehabilitation and Nursing Center where she had been a resident for the past year. Prior to that Jean resided more than 15 years at the Joseph Steger Apartments in Dunkirk. She is preceded in death by ...

Clara B. (Link) “Birdie” Fellinger

Clara B. (Link) “Birdie” Fellinger, 85, passed away peacefully on January 29, 2019 at her home in Portland, NY after a brief illness. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Birdie was born on November 21, 1933 in Stockton, NY a daughter of the late Carl and Theona (Wachob) Link and ...

Betty L. Steverson

Betty L. Steverson, 86 formerly of Sinclairville, passed away Thu., Jan. 31, 2019. Wife of the late Herbert Steverson; mother of Christine (Dana) Lindstrom of Rio Vista, CA, Judy (George) Price of Bemus Point, Eric (Michelle) of Powell, OH, and the late Linda Jo Steverson; grandmother of ...

Leanora (Noto) Zacharias

Leanora (Noto) Zacharias, beloved wife of the late Mark Zacharias, passed away at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY on January 31, 2019. She was born in Dunkirk, NY, on December 1, 1928, the daughter of the late John and Josephine (Lapiana) Noto. Leanora was a graduate of Dunkirk High ...

Patricia Whitham Wheelock

Patricia Whitham Wheelock passed away on January 28, 2019, while residing at Elderwood at Lancaster, where she was treated with great care and kindness by the wonderful staff.Patricia was born on June 28, 1930 in Hartford, CT to the late Clyde and Elna Whitman. She grew up alongside her ...

Sandra L. Earsing

Sandra L. Earsing, age 57, of Lily Dale, N.Y., died unexpectedly January 29, 2019. Sandy was born August 28, 1961 in Buffalo to Sharon (Klenz) Earsing and the late Robert Earsing. She grew up in Silver Creek, attended Silver Creek High School, and Millard Fillmore Nursing School where she ...

Carol (Vierbuchen) Gasber

Carol (Vierbuchen) Gasber, age 76, of Lily Dale, NY passed peacefully January 30, 2019 at Buffalo General Medical Center. Carol was born in Oakton, VA to the late Carl and Olive (Braddy) Vierbuchen. She lived in Vienna, VA until moving to Lily Dale in 1996. Carol was a N.S.A.C. licentiate ...

Arvie J. Hallmark

Arvie J. Hallmark, 77, of Dunkirk died Friday morning (Feb. 1, 2019) at the Dunkirk Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Dunkirk.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Norman (Sam) J. Szalkowski Sr.

Norman (Sam) J. Szalkowski Sr., 88, lifetime resident of Dunkirk passed away after a brief illness Friday. He is survived by long time companion Pat Troscher, three sons, Norman II, Thomas and Michael, 6 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, brother Daniel and sister Ruby Lampert.

Katherine A. Sliwa

Katherine A. Sliwa, 65, of Dunkirk passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2019 after a brief Illness at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center surrounded by her loving family and wonderful, caring staff. Katherine was born in Chicago Illinois, August 31, 1953 to the late Stanley and ...

Larry Phillip Campbell

Larry Phillip Campbell, January 27, 2019 of Morgantown, KY formerly of Gowanda, NY at the age of 72 Years. Loving father of Larry Campbell Jr. and the late Essie Campbell. Brother of Monty (Corline) Campbell, Ernest (Carol) Campbell, Edna "Susie" (Scott) Todd, Billy Ray (Late Barbara) ...

Leanora Zacharias

Leanora Zacharias passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY after a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and date and time will be announced by the Fantauzzi Funeral Home, 82, E. Main St., Fredonia, N.Y.

Beverly Bushey Yeaney

WESTFIELD — Beverly Bushey Yeaney, 88, of Westfield, died Sunday, January 27, 2019 at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Freay Funeral Home when finalized.

Anna (Kourelis) Fedyszn

Anna (Kourelis) Fedyszn, age 94, formerly of Dunkirk, N.Y., died peacefully in her sleep Tuesday, January 29, 2019 in Minneapolis, MN. A complete obituary will be published in Sunday's OBSERVER. Arrangements by David J. Dengler, LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home, 679-9000.

Patricia Whitham Wheelock

Patricia Whitham Wheelock passed away on January 28, 2019, while residing at the Elderwood at Lancaster, where she was treated with great care and kindness by the wonderful staff. Patricia was born on June 28, 1930 in Hartford, CT to the lage Clyde and Elna Whitman. She grew up alongside her ...