Obituaries

Looney J. Hooten

Born September 11, 1931 in Americus, Georgia, Looney J. Hooten leaves behind two daughters, Pearly M. Hooten of Jamestown, New York, Joyce A. Hooten of Byron, Georgia; two sons, Andrew J. (Cheryl) Hooten of Bon Aires, Georgia and Henry L. Hooten of Dunkirk, New York; a stepson Leonard (Alice) ...

Elizabeth Horlacher

Elizabeth (Liz) Horlacher, 103, of Fredonia, died Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at the Lutheran Retirement Home in Jamestown, NY. She had resided at 5069 West Main Road where she was born and had resided her entire life. Liz was born June 20, 1915, the daughter of the late John Horlacher and ...

Beverly Jean Panas (1956-2018)

Beverly Jean (Gloff) Panas, 62, passed away in Erie, Pennsylvania, on July 31st, 2018 after a brief illness. Bev was born on February 23, 1956. She leaves behind her husband of 36 years, Bohdan Panas of Fredonia, New York; her brother Herb (fiance Amy Vercant); her daughter Carly (fiance ...

Kenneth G. Tilburg

Kenneth G. Tilburg, 84, of Fredonia, died Sunday afternoon, July 29, 2018, at ECMC in Buffalo. He was born in Dunkirk, November 14, 1933, son of the late Huleing and Elsie (Snyder) Tilburg. A retired employee of Special Metals in Dunkirk. His memberships include St. Joseph R.C. Church, ...

Beverly J. Panas

Beverly J. Panas, 62, of Fredonia died unexpectedly Tuesday morning (July 31, 2018) at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, PA. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Donald L. Luder

GOWANDA — Donald L. Luder, age 54, of Maltbie Rd., passed away unexpectedly, July 30, 2018. Funeral Services will be held Saturday August 4, 2018 at 11 a.m. from the Gowanda Free Methodist Church, 149 East Main St Gowanda. Schindler Funeral Home, 44 Center St. Gowanda, will post complete ...

Looney J. Hooten

Looney J. Hooten, 86, of Burlington, NC, formerly of Dunkirk died Wednesday night (July 25, 2018) in Burlington. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 1 o'clock in Friendship Baptist Church, 18 East Second St., Dunkirk. Pastor Early G. Waller will officiate. Calling hours will ...

Kenneth G. Tilburg

Kenneth G. Tilburg, 84, of Fredonia, died Sunday afternoon, July 29, 2018, at ECMC in Buffalo. He was born in Dunkirk, November 14, 1933, son of the late Huleing and Elsie (Snyder) Tilburg. A retired employee of Special Metals in Dunkirk. His memberships include St. Joseph R.C. Church, ...

Audrey June Craig

CRAIG, Audrey June (Sankey): A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. in Christ Chapel at the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center on Saturday August 4, 2018. Rev. Daniel S. Rumfelt, chaplain, will officiate. Friends will be received on Friday, Aug. 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lind ...

William “Bill” F. Dart

MAYVILLE — William “Bill” F. Dart, 71, of Mayville, died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at his home in Mayville. At Bill’s request, there will be no visitation or services observed. To post a condolence or leave a remembrance, please visit freayfuneralhome.com.

Lynn F. Riley

It is with great sadness that the family of Lynn F. Riley announces her passing on July 23, 2018 in Merritt Island, FL at the age of 70. Lynn will be lovingly remembered by her husband Denis, her sons Patrick of Los Angeles, CA and Kevin of Washington D.C., her daughter-in-law Sandra and her ...

Peter C. Elofson

Peter C. Elofson, 65, of Frewsburg, NY, passed away peacefully at 5:15 AM Thursday, July 26th 2018 in Hospice of Buffalo Cheektowaga NY, after a courageous 2 year battle with mantle cell lymphoma. Peter was a lifelong area resident, born August 12, 1952 to the late Carl L. “Jim” Elofson and ...

Priscilla A. Seybold

Priscilla A. Seybold, 76, of Dunkirk quietly passed away on June 6, 2018 at Heritage Park in Jamestown, NY. She was born on December 16, 1941, daughter of Clarence & Florence (Seileman). She was married to Gerald L. Seybold on August 20, 1966 until his passing on March 11, 1980. They ...

Harold R. Richter Jr.

Harold R. Richter Jr., 80, of Hurlbert Road, Forestville, died unexpectedly Thursday, July 26th, 2018, at TLC/HN-Lake Shore Hospital, Irving. He was born in the Town of Sheridan, on October 30, 1937. Husband of Norley (Matter) Richter, of Forestville, father of Denise Olsen, Tammy (Garry) ...

Lilian C. Logan

Lilian C. Logan passed away on July 24, 2018, with her life partner helping to make her journey in peace. Born into an Air Force family, on October 18, 1955, she began her life's journey in Chateauroux, France. Father, Aurthur R. Bishop, Jr. and Mother, Josette Fourcade Bishop moved their ...

Richard Laemmerhirt

Rhard E. Laemmerhirt, age 79, of Dunkirk, died Thursday, July 26, 2018 at UPMC Hamot, Erie, PA. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville. To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

Looney J. Hooten

Looney J. Hooten, 86, of Burlington, NC, formerly of Dunkirk died Wednesday night (July 25, 2018) in Burlington. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

James Lewis Cossin II

James “Jim” Lewis Cossin II, age 52, died July 21, 2018 Riverside Hospital Columbus, Ohio, born on June 12, 1966 in Fairborn, Ohio, at Wrights Patterson Air force Base, he was a mechanic, Teamster, owned ACE power washing/ Towing had an affinity for classic cars, Harley Davidson ...

Carl Ray Witherow

RIPLEY- Carl Ray Witherow, passed away on July 25, 2018, surrounded by family, after a brief illness.He was born April 5, 1932 in Brockway, PA, the son of the late David Earl and Jennie Hindeliter Witherow. He moved to the Erie area at the age of 11 and graduated from Harborcreek High School in ...