×

Obituaries

Casimir C. “Casey” Krauza

Casimir C. “Casey” Krauza, 89, of Dunkirk, died Sunday morning Nov. 15, 2020. Following the guidelines and protocols administered by the governor of New York, family and friends may call from 4-7 p.m., TODAY, Nov. 20, at the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home. A Mass of Christina Burial will ...

Robin D. Winder

Robin D. Winder, 66, of Dunkirk, died Monday morning (Nov. 16, 2020) at home following a lengthy illness. She was born Feb. 1, 1954, in Dunkirk, the daughter of the late Harvey and Jeanine (Gadowaltze) Bloss. A lifelong resident of Dunkirk, Robin graduated from Dunkirk High School with the ...

Casimir C Krauza

Casimir C Krauza, 89, of Dunkirk, passed from this earth peacefully early Sunday morning, Nov. 15, 2020, at home. Casey spent his last days with visits from his children, grand- children, great-grandchild and Team Casey caregivers. He was born March 3, 1931, the son of Leon P and Mary ...

Richard J. ”Dick” Abram

Richard J.”Dick” Abram, 94, died at his home in Fredonia on Nov. 16, 2020. He was born in Fredonia to Clarence and Evaline (McGrath) Abram, one of nine children. After serving in the U.S. Army and teaching at Lake Shore Central Middle School, he relished life on the farm, loving his ...

Patrick E. Britt

South Dayton April 24, 1959 to Nov. 12, 2020 Friends and family may call at the SCHINDLER FUNERAL HOME 44 Center St. Gowanda, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, from 5:30- 7:30 p.m. (face masks required)

Sonja Zurek

Sonja Zurek, 82, of the Cattaraugus Seneca Territory passed away Nov. 15, 2020. Loving wife of Dr. Andrzej Zurek. Devoted mother of Jonathan (Lesley) Zurek. Loving grandmother of Archer Zurek. Cherished sister of Elouise Kennedy, Caroline Ralston, Jean Loret, Judy Kennedy, David G. Kennedy ...

Robin D. Winder

Robin D. Winder, 66, of Dunkirk, died Monday morning (Nov. 16, 2020) at home, following a lengthy illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home

Carmelo Torres Sr.

Carmelo Torres Sr., 81, of Dunkirk, N.Y., passed away Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, at home after a lengthy illness with his loving family at his side. Carmelo was born April 25, 1939, in Jayuya, Puerto Rico and came to the Dunkirk area in 1960. Carmelo is survived by: his wife, Daisy Torres; ...

Donald R. Geiger Jr.

Donald R. Geiger Jr., 57, of Fredonia, N.Y., died Saturday morning, Nov. 14, 2020, at home following a short illness. Born August 28, 1963 in Canandaigua, N.Y., he was the son of Verna MacDonald Geiger of Fredonia and the late Donald R. Geiger Sr., who predeceased him in 2016. He was a ...

Patrick M. Hartloff

CATTARAUGUS — Patrick M. Hartloff, 43, of Mosher Hollow Road, Cattaraugus, died Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk, following a two year battle with cancer. He was born in Dunkirk, on May 19, 1977, the son of the late Robert L. and Darlene G. (Harrison) Hartloff. ...

John G. Walker

John G. Walker of Fredonia, N.Y., passed away on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. at Buffalo General Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Janet (nee Morrison): his two sons: Ryan (Lisa) and Jonathan (Jillian): and his four grandchildren: Hanna, Michael, Ian and Elliot. He is also survived by ...

Norman W. Myers Sr.

GOWANDA — Norman W. Myers Sr., 88, of Maple Ave. passed away Friday evening Nov. 13, 2020 at the Buffalo General Hospital Buffalo, N.Y surrounded by family. Norman was born Feb. 28, 1932 in Buffalo , NY the son of John and Laura (Jainer) Myers. A self employed carpenter Norman belonged ...

Christina L. Egner

Christina L. Egner, 61, died at her residence in Westfield, NY, on Nov. 12, 2020, following a short illness. She was born on Dec. 24, 1958 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and was educated there. Currently, she was working as an aide for the disabled at The Resource Center in Dunkirk, ...

John G. Walker

John G. Walker, 77, of Fredonia, N.Y., passed away Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 at Buffalo General Hospital after a brief illness. A complete obituary will be published Tuesday edition of the Observer. Arrangements by David J. Dengler, LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home, 716-679-9000.

Casimir “Casey” Krauza

Casimir C. Krauza, 89, of Dunkirk died Sunday morning (Nov. 15, 2020) in Fredonia. A complete obituary will be published in the Wednesday edition of the OBSERVER. Arrangements are by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Robin A. Killion

Robin A. Killion, 46, of Dunkirk, died unexpectedly Monday (Nov. 9, 2020) in Dunkirk. She was born Jan. 2, 1974 in Dunkirk, the daughter of Kathleen (Guzzetta) Falco of Dunkirk and the late Howard J. Falco. A lifelong resident of Dunkirk, Robin graduated from Fredonia High School with the ...

Karen Austin

Karen Austin, 73, of Piedmont, S.C., passed away Nov. 8, 2020. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., she was the daughter of Francis Kiley and Wynfred Engle Kiley. Karen grew up in Silver Creek. Survivors include her children; Maynard (Kim) Irish and Patrick (Marianne) Pearson; five grandchildren; and ...

Jeremy P. Sabatino

Jeremy P. Sabatino, 44, of Dunkirk, died Thursday (Nov. 12, 2020) at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Patrick E. Britt

SOUTH DAYTON — Patrick E. Britt, 61, passed away unexpectedly Thursday evening Nov. 12, 2020, at home. He was born in Gowanda, April 24, 1959, the son of Lester and Muriel (Maloney) Britt. Patrick graduated from Gowanda Central, class of 1977. He worked for WNYDDSO as a developmental aid, ...

Inez E. Shaffer

DAYTON — Inez E. Shaffer, 109, formerly of Dayton, passed away at the Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Williamsville. She was born June 28, 1911 in Lake City, Pa., the daughter of the late Charles and Genevieve (Jefferson) Smith. She was married to William T. Shaffer, who predeceased her on ...