Obituaries

Santina M. Luce

Santina M. Luce

Santina M. "Sandy" Luce age 93, formerly of Gowanda passed away Wednesday morning July 5, 2017 at the Absolute of Orchard Park Health Care Facility surrounded by family. Born in Buffalo, NY June 14, 1924 the daughter of Domenico and Catarina (Calarco) Porpiglia. Sandy married Robert Luce; ...

Clara S. Trump

Clara S. Trump, formerly of Fredonia, NY, died July 5, 2017 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced over the weekend by the FANTAUZZI Funeral Home, 82 E. Main St., Fredonia.

Agnes (Bielat) Rutkowski

Agnes (Bielat) Rutkowski, 90, passed away peacefully on July 1, 2017, at the Westview Nursing Home in Port Wentworth, Georgia. Over the years Agnes worked in many of the local businesses in the Dunkirk Fredonia area, including Ludlum's and the Fredonia Seed Company. She last worked at the ...

Catherine S. Becker

Catherine S. Becker

Catherine S. Becker died at her residence in Fredonia, New York on July1, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Arkwright on March 16, 1920 to the late Bert F. and Josephine (Scaccia) Maggio. On Thanksgiving day in 1942, Catherine became the wife of the late Harley R. ...

Patrick Steven Thompson

Patrick Steven Thompson

Patrick Steven Thompson, 31, of Clark Street unexpectedly passed away on June 12, 2017. He was born Oct. 1, 1985 in Westfield, New York. A Westfield native, Patrick loved to hike the outdoors. He was a fun free spirited soul who followed his own path in life. He was artistic and full of ...

Richard Harvey

Richard J. Harvey

GOWANDA — A Celebration of the life of Richard Harvey of Stafford Hill Rd. will take place Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 11 a.m. from the St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 75 Center St., Gowanda. Please dress casual. Following Dick's service, the celebration will continue at the VFW Post 5007 on ...

Daniel A. Fabrizio

Daniel A. Fabrizio, Sr., 49 of Cassadaga, died at home, after a courageous and aggressive four year battle against cancer. Survived by the love of his life, Shelly Josephson Aaron; father of Daniel (Crystal Parsons) Jr., Jacob (Tiffany) and Cheyenne (William Sischo) Fabrizio; son of Patricia ...

Santina ” Sandy” Luce

GOWANDA — Santina Luce, formerly of Gowanda, passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the Absolute of Orchard Park Nursing Facility, a place Sandy has called home for several years. Sandy was 93 years old. A complete obituary will appear in Friday's OBSERVER. Arrangements are by the ...

Clara S. Trump

Clara S. Trump, formerly of Fredonia, NY, died July 5, 2017 at the Chautauqua County Home after a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by FANTAUZZI Funeral Home, 82 E. Main St., Fredonia.

John M. Schrantz

John Michael Schrantz

John Michael Schrantz, of Clarence, NY and a former Dunkirk, NY resident, passed away peacefully on June 30, 2017 in the Brothers of Mercy Nursing Facility in Clarence, NY after a long and courageous battle with Brain Cancer — his loving wife of 32 years was by his side. He was 55. John was ...

Catherine S. Becker

Catherine S. Becker

Catherine S. Becker died at her residence in Fredonia, New York on July1, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Arkwright on March 16, 1920 to the late Bert F. and Josephine (Scaccia)Maggio. On Thanksgiving day in 1942, Catherine became the wife of the late Harley R. Becker, ...

Merle Jack Millin

Merle Jack Millin

Merle Jack Millin, 15 years old of Brocton, New York passed away on June 29, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 10 a.m. from the West Portland Baptist Church, 7081 East, Rt 20, Westfield, New York 14787. The Rev. Charles Robertson ...

Gordon L. “Gordie” Hubbell

Gordon L. "Gordie" Hubbell, 87, of Stockton, passed away, Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. Veteran of the United States Army, serving in the Korean Conflict. Memorial service 10 a.m. Saturday in Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton. Military honors provided by Cassadaga Memorial American Legion Post 1280. ...

Patrick Steven Thompson

Patrick Steven Thompson, 31, of Clark Street, Westfield, N.Y., unexpectedly passed away on June 12, 2017. Calls may be made Saturday from 24 p.m. at the LARSONTIMKO Funeral Home, 20 Central Avenue, Fredonia, N.Y., where a memorial service will follow at 4 p.m. A complete obituary will be ...

Alpha Mae Husted

Alpha Mae Husted

Our angel, Alpha Mae Husted was born April 27, 1932 in Canisteo, New York to Nell Salisbury Cott and Cletus Cott. She spent much of her early childhood in Canisteo living with her grandmother and grandfather Salisbury (Nell’s parents) and her grandmother and grandfather Cott in Forksville, ...

Rev. John William Prince, Jr.

Rev. John William Prince, Jr.

Rev. John William Prince, Jr. John W. Prince of 1334 Snyder Road, passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017 in the Jones Memorial Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving wife and family. John was born on July 25, 1961 in Dunkirk and was the son of John W. and ...

Merle Jack Millin

Merle Jack Millin

Merle Jack Millin, 15 years old of Brocton, New York passed away on June 29, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 10 a.m. from the West Portland Baptist Church, 7081 East, Rt 20, Westfield, New York 14787. The Rev. Charles Robertson ...

Merle Jack Millin

Merle Jack Millin

Merle Jack Millin, 15 years old of Brocton, New York passed away on June 29, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Westfield, New York on Aug. 22, 2001 and has lived in Brocton his whole life. Merle enjoyed basketball, football, soccer, baseball, video games, biking, hiking ...

Dorothy J. Arnold

Dorothy J. Arnold

MAYVILLE — Dorothy J. Arnold, 87, of Mill Road, Mayville, passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017 at her residence, following a short illness. She was born in Dunkirk, on Oct. 14, 1929, the daughter of the late Charles and Daphne (Peck) Golden, Jr. Mrs. Arnold was a graduate of Forestville ...

Bernice G. Mason

GERRY — Bernice G. Mason, 88, a resident of Heritage Village Rehab & Skilled Nursing Facility, Gerry, formerly of Mile Strip Road, South Dayton, died Saturday, July 1, 2017 her residence. She was born in the Town of Villenova, on Dec. 27, 1928, the daughter of the late Roland and ...