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Obituaries

Kathleen “Kay” Stein

GOWANDA — Kathleen “Kay” (Danner, Rosen) Stein, 95, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, surrounded by family in Englewood, Florida. She was predeceased by her husband Sigmund Rosen, son Spencer (Caryn) Rosen, and grandson Wayne Rosen. She is survived by her spouse Norman Stein ...

Charles “Chuck” Leon Maytum

MAYVILLE — Charles “Chuck” Leon Maytum, 77, of Mayville, died on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at his home.He was born March 28, 1941 in Plankington, SD, the son of the late Charles and Zona Kieffer Maytum.Chuck was self-employed for 53 years. He had been the owner of AA Recycling in ...

Gary L. Elliott

Gary L. Elliott, of Cassadaga, N.Y., age 79, died Thursday September 27, 2018 at the Chautauqua Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements will be announced by David J. Dengler, LARSON- TIM-KO Funeral Home, 679-9000.

Wendy S. Ferguson

Wendy S. Ferguson, 57, of Dunkirk died Thursday (Sept. 27, 2018) at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Raymond J. Dudek

Raymond J. Dudek, 89, of Dunkirk died Wednesday evening (Sept. 26, 2018) at home.Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated Monday morning at 10 o’clock in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. There will be no calling hours. Flowers ...

Mary T. Prue

Mary T. Prue, 80, of Silver Creek, NY, died unexpectedly on Tuesday morning September 25, 2018 at the Buffalo General Hospital after a short illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Hole- Parker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave, Silver Creek, NY.

Claude Sampson

Claude Sampson of Buffalo St . Passed away unexpectedly Friday September 21, 2018 at the UPC Medical Center in Erie, Pa, Claude was 50 yrs old A Celebration of Claude’s life will take place a Thursday evening September 27, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the SCHINDLER FUNERAL HOME 44 Center St. Gowanda, NY ...

Dale S. Beaver

Dale S. Beaver, age 82 of Gowanda September 22, 2018 Husband of of Paula (Vara) Beaver father of Timothy (DJ) and Holly (Steven) Fitzgerald five grandchildren; Dionne, Dana, Kimberly, Thomas and Heather. Preceded in death by brother Robert (wife Ceil living), along with nieces and ...

Thomas C. Szymanski

Thomas C. Szymanski, age 66 of Gowanda passed away on September 23, 2018. Husband of Mary Anne (Slivka) Szymanski, father of Julia (Pastor Daren) Smart, Rudy Szymanski and Mary Jo Szymanski. grandfather to Andrew and Coleman Smart, son of Floris (Brougham) Szymanski and the late Peter ...

Jody Woodard

Jody Woodard of Greco Lane, Dunkirk passed away unexpectedly on Monday, September 24, 2018 at Buffalo General Hospital. Jody was a loving, wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend to many. She was a devoted fan of the Buffalo Bills and the New York Yankees. She graduated from Fredonia ...

Steven R. Shuart

Steven R. Shuart, 65, of Highlands TX, died Tuesday September 25, 2018, at the home of his brother in Fredonia, following a courageous battle with cancer.He was born May 20, 1953, in Dunkirk, son of the late Marshal and Dorothy (Vogt) Shuart. A graduate of Dunkirk Schools and Navarro Jr ...

Eleanor J. Meadows

Eleanor J. Meadows (Burley), age 83, formerly of Cassadaga, N.Y., died Friday September 21, 2018 at the Lutheran Home in Jamestown. She is survived by her children: Willis “Butch” (Christine) Meadows, Walter Meadows, Gregory (Peggy) Meadows, Cindy (Joe) Miller, Peggy (late Gene) Bouquin, ...

Robert A. “Bob” Smith

Robert A. “Bob” Smith, 73, of Stockton passed away Sunday (September 23, 2018) in Fairview Manor, Fairview, PA after a courageous battle with cancer.A lifelong area resident he was born July 25, 1945 in Dunkirk, NY, the son of the late Joseph A. and Lucile Kelley Smith.Bob was a 1964 ...

Amy L. Ryen (Crowell)

Amy L. Ryen (Crowell), age 41, of Sinclairville, N.Y., formerly of Cassadaga, N.Y., died unexpectedly on September 18, 2018 at the UMPC Jamison in New Castle, PA.Amy is survived by her children: Angela J. Ryen and Miranda Lee L. Ryen; her parents, Marcia (Cavender) Crowell and Robert Crowell of ...

Michael G. Metzger

Michael G. Metzger, 56, passed away tragically on September 21, 2018. He was the beloved father of Alynne, James, Shane and the late Jacob Metzger. He is the son of Eugene Metzger and the late Mary Metzger.Besides his children and father he is survived by three brothers Scott, Edward and ...

Jacob A. Metzger

Jacob A. Metzger, 20, passed away tragically on September 21, 2018. He was the beloved son of the late Michael and Jane.He was the loving brother of Alynne, James and Shane Metzger and grand-son of Eugene and the late Mary Metzger. He also was nephew to many aunts and uncles and cousin to ...

Ramona Jimerson

Ramona Jimerson of the Cattaraugus Seneca Territory passed away Monday, September 24, 2018 at the age of 57 years.Loving mother of Frank Dibosky, Sylvia Halftown and Sherri Halftown. Proud grandmother of five grand children. Sister of Kenneth, Dawn Mae Jimerson, Cheryl Aviles, Curtis ...

Edith L. Wright

Edith L. Wright, 87, of Dunkirk died Monday evening (Sept. 24, 2018) at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dunkirk. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Eleanor J. Meadows (Burley)

Eleanor J. Meadows (Burley), age 83, formerly of Cassadaga, N.Y., died Friday September 21, 2018 at the Lutheran Home in Jamestown. She is survived by her children: Willis “Butch” (Christine) Meadows, Walter Meadows, Gregory (Peggy) Meadows, Cindy (Joe) Miller, Peggy (late Gene) Bouquin, ...

Thomas Szymanski

Thomas Szymanski On Sunday night, September 23, after an incredibly brave fight with cancer, Tom Szymanski took his last breath at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and ran into the arms of Jesus. As his family, who had fought by his side each step of the way, held him close, God answered ...