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Mark Lappies

Mark Lappies of Ripley, New York, died on January 4, 2018 at the Westfield Memorial Hospital after a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete, date and time will be announced by the MATHEWS FUNERAL HOME, 104 West Main St, Ripley, New York.

Dr. Rocco R. Doino

Dr. Rocco R. Doino, age 89, long time active member of the Fredonia-Dunkirk communities, died Tuesday January 2, 2018 at Brooks Memorial Hospital. A “Celebration of Life Reception” will be held at the Shorewood Country Club, 4958 West Lake Road, Dunkirk, N.Y. on Saturday January 6, 2018 ...

Thaddeus J. Dykas

Thaddeus J. Dykas

Thaddeus J. Dykas, 77, of Rochester, New York, died Wednesday morning, November 29, 2017 at his home. Born and raised in Dunkirk to the late Thaddeus and Lillian (Sarzyniak) Dykas. He graduated from Cardinal Mindszenty High School in 1958. He also graduated from Buffalo State College with ...

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Nancy A. Battaglia-Danielson

Nancy A. Battaglia-Danielson, 63, of Fredonia, died Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at Buffalo- General Hospital, following a sudden illness. She was born in Dunkirk, September 10, 1954, daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Jane (Dloniak) Battaglia. A graduate of SUNY at Fredonia with a ...

Norman A. Sam

Norman A. Sam, 58, of Dunkirk, died unexpectedly Monday (Jan. 1, 2018) at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Margaret-Valone

Margaret (Leone) Valone

Margaret (Leone) Valone, died on Dec. 31, 2017 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dunkirk. She was born on June 28, 1925 in Fredonia, N.Y. to the Giacomo and Mary Grace (Christina) Leone. She was a lifelong resident of Fredonia, but, spent one year in Dunkirk, upon ...

Nancy A. Battaglia-Danielson

Nancy A. Battaglia-Danielson, 63, of Fredonia, died Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 2, 2018, at Buffalo General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the R. Mackowiak Funeral Home Inc., 56 East Doughty Street in Dunkirk.

Dr. Rocco R. Doino

Dr. Rocco R. Doino, age 89, longtime active member of the Fredonia-Dunkirk communities, died Tuesday Jan. 2, 2018 at Brooks Memorial Hospital. A "Celebration of Life Reception" will be held at the Shorewood Country, 4958 West Lake Road, Dunkirk, N.Y. on Saturday Jan. 6, 2018 from 11 a.m. - 5 ...

John W. Cole

John W. Cole, age 73, of Sinclairville-Forestville area, died unexpectedly on Jan. 1, 2018 at his Sinclairville home. John was born Aug. 23, 1944 to the late William and Cora (nee Schroder) Cole. He was a longtime farm laborer at various farms in the region. He enjoyed spending time with ...

Patricia E. (Wilder) Vogt

Patricia E. (Wilder) Vogt

Patricia E. (Wilder) Vogt, 70, of Elizabethtown, KY, formerly of Dunkirk, born Feb. 24, 1947 to Norman and Isabel Wilder, went to be with her savior on Dec. 16, 2017 after an extended illness. She was a radiology technician in the Army and got her Bachelor's degree from University of ...

Richard C. Mucha

Richard C. Mucha

Richard C. Mucha, 87, of Orchard Park, NY died the afternoon of Dec. 30, 2017 at Hospice Buffalo Como Park with his family by his side. Richard was born March 10, 1930 in Portland, NY at the family farmhouse. He was the youngest child of Joseph and Margaret Mucha. He was preceded in death by ...

Delmarie E. "Dolly" Wickmark

Delmarie E. “Dolly” Wickmark

Delmarie E. "Dolly" Wickmark, 94, formerly of Gerry and Cassadaga passed away Sunday (Dec. 31, 2017) in Heritage Green Rehab and Skilled Nursing, Greenhurst, NY. A lifelong area resident she was born Dec. 17, 1923 in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Ernest E. and Linnea Bergquist Carlson. ...

Daniel J. Bylbie

Daniel J. Bylbie

SPRINGVILLE — Daniel J. Bylbie of Gowanda Zoar Rd., Formerly of Buffalo St. In Gowanda, passed away Sunday afternoon December 31, 2017 at the Buffalo General Hospital surrounded by family; he was 69 years old. Daniel was born in Buffalo October 8, 1948 the son of the late Earl and Kathleen ...

Delmarie E. “Dolly” Wickmark

Delmarie E. “Dolly” Wickmark, 94, formerly of Gerry and Cassadaga passed away Sunday (December 31, 2017) in Heritage Green Rehab and Skilled Nursing, Greenhurst, NY. She was the widow of Wallace Wick-mark who died December 31, 2004. Arrangements will be announced by the Falconer Funeral ...

Margaret Leone Valone

Margaret Leone Valone, 92, died Sunday, December 31, 2017 at the Chautauqua County Home, Dunkirk, New York, after a long illness. Margaret was born and raised in Fredonia, NY. Arrangements are incomplete. Date and time will be announced by the Fantauzzi Funeral Home, 82 East Main St., ...

Benito Colaiacovo

Benito Colaiacovo

Benito Colaiacovo died peacefully at home in Dunkirk, NY on Thursday, December 28, 2017 following an extended illness. He was 81 years old. Mr. Colaiacovo was born on May 15, 1936 in New Castle, PA, to Gaetano and Lucia (Ferrara) Colaiacovo. He was raised in Western Pennsylvania and graduated ...

Grace O. Houser

Grace O. Houser

WESTFIELD — Grace O. Houser, age 89, of Westfield, died Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Absolut Care of Westfield following an extended illness. Grace was born on May 2, 1928 in Malta, NY a daughter of the late Leo Oliver and Gladys Grace (Crandall) Hatch. A resident of Westfield since ...

Nancy Ann Eberz

Nancy Ann Eberz

DUNKIRK — Nancy Ann Eberz, 74, of Crooked Brook Drive Dunkirk, joined her Lord on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, surrounded by loved ones, in Brooks Memorial Hospital, when she lost her valiant battle with ovarian cancer. Nancy was the daughter of the late Peter J. and Ruth (Lockwood) Eberz, ...

Benito Colaiacovo

Benito Colaiacovo

Benito Colaiacovo died peacefully at home in Dunkirk, NY on Thursday, December 28, 2017 following an extended illness. He was 81 years old. Mr. Colaiacovo was born on May 15, 1936 in New Castle, PA, to Gaetano and Lucia (Ferrara) Colaiacovo. He was raised in Western Pennsylvania and ...

Stella A. Brown

Stella A. Brown

DUNKIRK — Stella A. Brown, 88, a resident of Chautauqua Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Dunkirk, formerly of Forestville, passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Brooks Memorial Hospital. She was born in Dunkirk, on January 19, 1929, the daughter of the late Stanley and Florence A. ...