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Obituaries

Henry Herbert Magnuson

MAPLE SPRINGS — Henry Herbert (Herb) Magnuson, 88 of Maple Springs, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Saint Vincent Hospital in Erie PA. He was born October 25, 1932 in Jamestown, NY, the son of the late Henry William and Alice Jacobson Magnuson. He and his family moved to ...

Ernest H. Petz

Ernest H. Petz, husband of Debbie Petz, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2021, at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, N.Y., following a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the FANTAUZZI FUNERAL HOME, 82 East Main Street, Fredonia, N.Y.

Thomas M. Brown

Thomas M. Brown, 70, of Dunkirk died Thursday morning (Feb. 25, 2021) at home, surrounded by his loving family. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Brian Woods

Brian (Briney hey) James Woods, 71 of Fredonia, passed on to the next adventure on Feb. 23, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer, at his home with his loved ones by his side. Brian was born on Aug. 18, 1949, in Dunkirk, to the late Woody (born Walter) Gerald Woods and Alma (Budsey) ...

Henry Herbert (Herb) Magnuson

MAPLE SPRINGS- Henry Herbert (Herb) Magnuson was born Oct. 25, 1932, in Jamestown, the son of the late Henry William and Alice Jacobson Magnuson. He and his family moved to Mayville in 1933 to 16 Morris St. He attended Mayville Central School. He joined the Naval Reserve in 1949 and signed ...

Norman John Shopland

Norman John Shopland, died peacefully Feb. 23, 2021, beloved husband and predeceased by Mary Marguerite Shopland (nee Marten) and loving father to John Shopland (Wendy), Jane Shopland, Barb Shopland (Lisa) and Elizabeth Shopland (Fred), grandfather to Ian, Tannis, Riley and Mackenzie and ...

Judith Promber

Judith Promber (age 80) a native of Dunkirk, NY, passed away on February 17, 2021 at Santa Rosa Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Judith was the daughter of Edward and Carolyn Eaker, and was born in Dunkirk, NY on November 27, 1941. Judith, more commonly known as Judy by her family and ...

Henry “Tom” Corbran

Henry T. “Tom” Corbran Jr., 83, of Westfield passed away peacefully following an extended illness surrounded by his family on Tuesday morning, Feb. 23, 2021, at his home. He was born on June 18, 1937, in Jamestown, the son of the late Henry T. and Wanda (Sadlowe) Corbran Sr. He married ...

Nancy L. Leid

Nancy L. Leid, 78 of Westfield and formerly of Sherman, passed away on Feb. 16 at 10:41 p.m. 2021 at UPMC Hamot in Erie, Pa., of a ruptured brain aneurysm. Nancy was born Sept. 30, 1942, in Jamestown, N.Y., and raised in Sherman, N.Y. She was the third daughter of four born to the late Melvin ...

Barbara Troup

Barbara “Barb” Ann Troup, 73 of Dunkirk passed away February 18, 2021 at Chautauqua County Nursing Home. She was born October 21, 1947 in Latrobe, PA the daughter of James and Jesse Wallace Brown. Barb was a dedicated stay at home Mom. She loved taking care of and spending time with her ...

Jon Tykesson

Jon Tykesson, 81, of Brocton, NY, died on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at the Absolut Care Center in Dunkirk, NY. Jon was born in Vancouver, British Columbia to the late Per-Arbid and Buena Tykesson. Jon lived in the Brocton and Westfield, NY for many years. He was the owner operator of an ...

Bruce Everett Babcock

Bruce Everett Babcock, of Snellville, Georgia, and formerly of Gowanda and Collins, New York, died at his home in Snellville on February 19, 2021 after a brief illness. Babcock was born in Collins, New York on August 13, 1943 to Bernice Gale Briggs Babcock (Sprague) and Charles Albert ...

Raymond T. Jagoda

Raymond T. Jagoda, age 84 of Vero Beach and formerly of Portland, N.Y., died on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 at Palm Garden. He was born on June 28, 1936 in Dunkirk, N.Y., to the late Frank A. and Catherine E. Keilen Jagoda. Raymond graduated from Dunkirk Industrial School and served in the ...

Daniel G. Mikula

Daniel G. “Dan” Mikula, 73, of Dunkirk, died peacefully at home on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 following a long battle with cancer. He was born Oct. 31, 1947, the son of the late Ignatius and Victoria (Dziduch) Mikula. A lifelong Dunkirk resident, Dan was a graduate of Cardinal Mindszenty ...

Jon Tykeeson

Jon Tykeeson, 81, of Brocton, N.Y., died at the Absolut Care of Dunkirk, the morning of Feb. 20, 2021. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Fantauzzi Funeral Home, 82 East Main Street, Fredonia, N.Y.

Daniel G. Mikula

Daniel G. Mikula, 73, of Dunkirk died Saturday morning (Feb. 20, 2021) at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Samuel R. Conti Sr.

Samuel R. Conti Sr., age 90, of Fredonia, N.Y., passed away peacefully at his home on Rt. 83 on Thursday, Feb. 18. Sam was born in Westfield, N.Y., on July 3, 1930 to the late Ross and Louise (LaDuca) Conti. He graduated from Fredonia HS in 1949 and served in the Navy from 1951 until ...

Sadie G. Steele

BROCTON — Sadie G. Steele, 97, formerly of Brocton, N.Y. passed away peacefully, Friday Feb. 19, 2021 at Absolut Care of Westfield, N.Y. to reunite with her loving husband Ivan. Sadie was born May 21, 1923 in Brocton, N.Y. the daughter of the late Harry and Addie (West) Venn. She ...

Nathan Everhart

Nathan Edgar Everhart, loving and dedicated husband, father, son, brother, uncle, friend, teacher, nurse, counselor, and mentor passed away on Sunday, February, 14, 2021 at the age of 57. Nathan is survived by his wife, Sandie Starr Everhart; his parents, Rebecca McPeek and Jim Everhart; his ...

Janice Washburn Dorr

Janice Washburn Dorr passed away Feb. 1, 2021, in Memphis, TN from complications associated with COVID-19. Born May 4, 1946 in Albany, NY to Ellsworth N. and Marjorie Dillingham Washburn, she grew up in Fredonia and Dunkirk with her sister, Sally, and brother Jon. Janice graduated in 1964 ...