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Obituaries

Charles W. Erskine

WESTFIELD — Charles W. Erskine, 79, of Fairhope, Ala., formerly of Westfield, N.Y., passed away peacefully Thursday May 13, 2021, at home following a valiant battle with lung cancer with his loving family at his side. Funeral arrangements are incomplete but will be announced by the MORSE ...

Julius J. Leone Sr.

Julius J. Leone Sr., 97, of Fredonia, N.Y., died Friday May 14, 2021, at home with his loving family at his side. A complete obituary will be published in the Monday edition of the Observer. Arrangements by David J. Dengler, LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home.

Peter Thomas Smith

The children of the former Honorable Peter T. Smith (Jan. 20,1940-Feb. 9, 2021) would like to invite family and friends to celebrate his life at a graveside memorial service on May 29, 2021 at 11 a.m.. at St. Mary’s Cemetery 3976 Williams St., E Dunkirk, N.Y. Following the service a luncheon ...

David M. Privitera

David M. Privitera, 58, of Fredonia, N.Y., died Thursday, May 13, 2021, at Brooks Memorial Hospital after a short illness. David is survived by his mother, Mary Privitera; his sister, Janet M. Privitera Bonasera (Daniel) and his nephew, Daniel J. D. Bonasera (Samantha). Calling hours will ...

Carole Jean (Whitehead) Hudson

Carole Jean (Whitehead) Hudson, of Middletown, Pa., formerly of Dunkirk, passed away peacefully at home, Friday May 7, 2021. Born Sept. 1, 1942, in Dunkirk, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late John and Ethel (Helwig) Whitehead. Carole was a graduate of Dunkirk High School, class of 1961. ...

Demaris C. Lasch

On May 10, 2021, Demaris C. Lasch, of Fredonia, passed away after a long, full, life. She was 95 years old. She was born in Buffalo N.Y., on Aug. 30, 1925, the daughter of George C. Carlin and Maybelle (Wade) Carlin. She was educated in Buffalo schools and after graduation took a job as a ...