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Obituaries

Rev. John C. White

The Rev. John C. White, 74 of Lily Dale passed away unexpectedly in FL. He was a Spiritual Counselor and Teacher. Father of Julia (Toby) Hammond of Dewittville; grandfather of Cheyenne, Houston and Savannah Hammond; mother of his daughter, Valerie Darville; brother of Gloria (John Devai) White ...

Maria Magdalena Ochoa

Maria Magdalena Ochoa 62, of Sweetwater, passed away 1:15 p.m. Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Sweetwater Hospital. She was a native of Dunkirk, New York and was the daughter of Jose and Juanita Ortez Rosario. She loved her family more than anything and helped to raise her brothers and sisters. ...

Cynthia Ann Sysol

Dunkirk — Cynthia Ann Sysol, 67, lifelong resident of Dunkirk, passed away Sunday, March14 at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital after a lengthy illness.She was born in Dunkirk on Jan. 22, 1954, to the late Harry (Sr.) and Sophie (Lewandowski)Sysol.Cynthia spent most of her life working in ...

Daniel C. O’Rourke

Daniel O’Rourke died on March 15, 2021, at the Chautauqua County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dunkirk. Dan was born on Dec. 31, 1931, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. He was the son of the late John and Rose (Kielty) O’Rourke. Dan was ordained a Catholic priest in the Franciscan Order in 1959. ...

Marie A. (Kleparek) MacDowell

Marie A. (Kleparek) MacDowell of Angola, N.Y., died peacefully on March 14, 2021 after a long battle with cancer. Born to Harry and Helen Kleparek, Marie was a funny, kind, and caring person who thought of everyone except herself. She touched the lives of her friends, co-workers, and students ...

Patricia A. Ciepiela

Patricia A. Ciepiela, 81, of Dunkirk, died Friday, March 12, 2021, at Buffalo General Hospital. She was born August 18, 1939, in Dayton, Ohio, daughter of the late Lawrence and Mary (Duliba) Kuczenski. Her memberships include Blessed Mary Angela R.C. Parish Church of St. Hedwig. Surviving ...