Obituaries

Joseph E. Valvo

SILVER CREEK — Joseph E. Valvo, 85, of Silver Creek, NY, died Saturday, April 14, 2018 at his residence. Friends may call at the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave. Silver Creek on Tuesday April 17, 2018 from 5-8 p.m. A complete obituary will be published in Tuesday's Observer.

James K. Fisk Sr.

James K. Fisk Sr., age 87, of Fredonia, NY entered into Eternal Life Saturday, April 14, 2018, peacefully at home with his loving family. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated Thursday at noon in St. Joseph Church, 145 East Main ...

Patrick M. Dwyer

Patrick M. Dwyer, 66 of Westfield, formerly Brooklyn, NY, went home to be with his Lord on Mon., Feb. 26, 2018 at home. Devoted husband of 32 years to Krista (Smith) Dwyer whom he married Oct. 26, 1985; father to Mercy Homer of Fredonia; father to Moises Munoz of Brooklyn, NY; he was a ...

Margaret G. Temple

Margaret G. Temple, 88, of Fredonia, NY, died December 13, 2017. Margaret is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Dean H. Temple; her daughter, Cheryl T. (Richard) Saville, of Bergen, NY, son, Todd L. (Diane) Temple, of Tonawanda, NY, daughter, Kimberley A. (James R. Jr.) Briggs, of ...

Eugene Ralph “Gene” Tilley Sr.

Eugene Ralph “Gene” Tilley Sr., age 87, passed peacefully April 10, 2018 at the VA Hospital in Orlando, Florida with his beloved wife of 66 years at his side. Born July 3, 1930 in Dunkirk, NY, son of the late Henry and Alice (Salisbury) Tilley. Eugene was the youngest of eight ...

Evelyn June Brown

1927 – 2018 Evelyn June Brown, 90, of South Dayton, NY entered into rest April 13, 2018. Evelyn was born June 24, 1927 in South Dayton NY to the late Herman and Mildred Bewley. Evelyn June was a social worker for the Cattaraugus County Dept. of Aging and was a member of the South Dayton ...

Raymond A. “Woody” Wood

WESTFIELD — Raymond A. “Woody” Wood, age 81, of Felton Road, Westfield, died Friday, April 13, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital in Erie, PA. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, NY, as soon as they have been finalized.

David A. Brill Jr.

David A. Brill Jr., 38, of Silver Creek died Monday (April 9, 2018) at home. He was born Nov. 20, 1979 in Poughkeepsie, New York, the son of David A. Brill Sr. and Doreen (Cullen) Brill, both of Poughkeepsie. David had been employed at Smith's True Value in Irving. Besides his parents, he ...

Angelo V. “BoBo” D’Angelo

Angelo V. "BoBo" D'Angelo, 98, of Jamestown, NY passed away at 6:34 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2018, in the Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility surrounded by his family. Coming to Jamestown at the age of 8, he was born February 5, 1920 in Jessup, Pa, a son of the late Joseph and ...

Marilynn C. Butcher (April 10, 2018)

Marilynn C. Butcher, 94, of Downer Street Road, Baldwinsville, NY, died Tuesday at Elderwood at Liverpool following a prolonged illness. She was born in the town of Villanova on October 21, 1923, the daughter of the late Clifford and Lessie Campbell. Mrs. Butcher was a graduate of ...

Genevieve R. Hoyer

Genevieve Hull (Riddle) Hoyer, 99, of Fredonia died Monday morning (April 9, 2018) at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dunkirk. Funeral services will be held Friday at noon in the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home. The Rev. Cynthia S. Wickwire will officiate. Calling hours will be ...

Joyce M. Gernatt

JENSEN BEACH, Fla. — Joyce M. Gernatt, age 79, of Jensen Beach, Fla. and Perrysburg, NY, passed away early Saturday morning, April 7, 2018 at the Martin Health System Facility in Stuart, Fla. Joyce was born April 21, 1938 in the town of Concord, the daughter of Elwood and Dorothy (Bolton) ...

Robert R. Uszacki

Robert R. Uszacki passed away on March 11, 2018 in his winter home of Melbourne Beach, FL. at the age of 75. Bob was born on May 6, 1942 and was the son of Alexander and Helen Uszacki. He graduated from Cardinal Mindszenty High School in 1959 before attending Gannon University and graduating ...

Joyce M. Gernatt

PERRYSBURG — Joyce M. Gernatt, of Buffalo St., passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018 in Florida. Joyce was 79 years old. Wife of Richard, mother of Mark (Robin) Gernatt, Constance (Tom) Allan and the late Richard and Dennis. Sister of Carol (Frank) Lerminiaux, Shirley Halftown and Phyllis ...

Rev. Dr. Ronald E. Vallet

Rev. Dr. Ronald E. Vallet, 88, of Manlius, died on Sunday at Crouse Hospital. Since his ordination in 1955, Rev. Vallet spent his entire life in ministry, serving as pastor at many churches in New York. He was a gifted leader in the area of stewardship, serving in that capacity with American ...

Genevieve R. Hoyer

Genevieve Hull (Riddle) Hoyer, 99, of Fredonia died Monday morning (April 9, 2018) at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dunkirk. She was born May 2, 1918 in Westfield, the daughter of the late Ernest W. and Clara (Winkelman) Hull. A lifelong resident of the area, Mrs. ...

Norman S. Krzyzanowicz

Norman S. "Ninny" Krzyzanowicz, 88, of Dunkirk, died Tuesday morning, April 10, 2018, following a brief illness at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born in Dunkirk, August 21, 1929, son of Joseph and Anna (Sikora) Krzyzanowicz. A retired employee of the Ford Stamping Plant in ...

Robert R. Uszacki

Robert R. Uszacki passed away on March 11, 2018 in his winter home of Melbourne Beach, FL. at the age of 75. Bob was born on May 6, 1942 and was the son of Alexander and Helen Uszacki. He graduated from Cardinal Mindszenty High School in 1959 before attending Gannon University and ...

Clifford Roger Ehmke

Clifford Roger Ehmke, 79, of Delmar, MD formerly of Syracuse, NY, died on Friday, April 6, 2018 at Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Born on March 9, 1939 in Silver Creek, NY, he was the son of the late Clifford and Grace Towne Ehmke. Clifford was employed as an Earth Science ...

Genevieve R. Hoyer

Genevieve Hull (Riddle) Hoyer, 99, of Fredonia died Monday morning (April 9, 2018) at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dunkirk. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.