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Obituaries

Dr. Donald G. Corter

Dr. Donald G. Corter, 79, a native and lifelong resident of Fredonia, N.Y., died Tuesday morning (June 23, 2020) at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk. He was born Dec. 12, 1940, in Dunkirk, N.Y., the son of the late S. Gordon and T. Ruth (Maines) Corter of Fredonia. Dr. Corter graduated ...

Peter Joseph Bienko

Peter Joseph Bienko, 81, of Dunkirk, N.Y., went to meet Our Lord on June 30, 2020, after a courageous battle with cancer. Peter was born Aug. 30, 1938, son of the late John and Martha (Ryczko) Bienko, and was a life long resident of Dunkirk. He graduated from Dunkirk Senior High School and ...

Mary A. Tripi

BROCTON — Mary A. Tripi, 94, of Brocton, N.Y., passed away Wednesday morning July 1, 2020, at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, N.Y., following a brief illness. Mary was born Nov. 26, 1925, the daughter of the late Charles and Loretta (Parisi) Tripi. She was a graduate of Brocton, ...

Margaret J. Bond

PERRYSBURG — Margaret J. Bond, 98, formerly of Perrysburg, passed away early Thursday morning July 2, 2020, in Springville, surrounded by family . Born in the Town of Villenova June 3, 1922, the daughter of Vern and Bessie (Miller) Perkins. Margaret married Charles H. “Jack” Bond ...

Dr. Kaizer T. Kamble

Dr. Kaizer T. Kamble, 82, passed away June 27, 2020. Loving father of Dr. Ravi Kaizer Kamble (Prabha Sipi Bhandari) and Tara Nicole Kamble; cherished grandfather of Suryan Kamble and Aryana Kamble; dear brother of Prathap (Rayna) Kamble, Chitra Kamble, Rani (late Uma) Shetty and Laila ...

Constance I. Williams

COLLINS – Constance I Williams, 81, of Bagdad Road, passed away Friday July 3, 2020, at Hospice of Buffalo in Cheektowaga, NY. A complete obituary will be announced by the SCHINDLER FUNERAL HOME 44 Center St., Gowanda.

Peter Joseph Bienko

Peter Joseph Bienko, 81, of Dunkirk, N.Y., went to meet Our Lord on June 30, 2020, after a courageous battle with cancer. Calling hours are Sunday at R. Mackowiak Funeral Home from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday at 10 a.m. in Blessed Mary Angela Church Of St. ...

Robert “Bob” Thomas Miley

Robert “Bob” Thomas Miley, 80, of New Castle, Del., died June 28, 2020. He is survived by his beloved wife for 52 years, Gail C. Miley; father of Laura Hughes (David); grandfather of Ella; brother of Larry Miley and Margo Rounds; brother-in-law of Wendell Cavender; and uncle of David ...

Cathi Lynne (English) Straight

Cathi Lynne (English) Straight, 57, of Cassadaga, N.Y., passed peacefully at home Sunday, June 21, 2020, after an extended illness. Cathi became a licensed practical nurse on June 10, 1991. She graduated from the National Wildlife Damage Management Academy in 2007. Cathi married Andrew C. ...

Jim Webb

For the safety of the community and due to the current environment, we have decided to postpone the celebration of life for Jim Webb. The outpouring of love and support has been comforting and very much appreciated. We will reschedule at a time when we can truly celebrate Jim’s life. ...

George Merritt Reynolds

George Merritt Reynolds, 89, of St. Columbans On the Lake, formerly of Fredonia, went to be with his Lord on June 28, 2020. Born July 13, 1930, in Wilmington, Del., he is a son of the late Howard and Katherine Andrus Reynolds. As a young child he lived in Elmira, as a teenager in Avoca and ...

William A.P. Till

William A.P. Till, 70, of Fredonia, N.Y., passed away June 17, 2020, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa., surrounded by his loving family. Born Jan. 19, 1950, in Dunkirk, N.Y., Will was the son of Lester and Doris (Willson) Till. He was raised a farmer in Arkwright, N.Y., and ...

Elizabeth (Beth, Bethy, Grandma Beth) Maulucci (Jagoda, Smith)

Elizabeth (Beth, Bethy, Grandma Beth) Maulucci (Jagoda, Smith), a woman of many names apparently, died suddenly and unexpectedly from a much used, worn out heart on Friday May 15, 2020 in Holyoke, Colo., at the age of 61. Beth was born in Dunkirk, N.Y., on June 7, 1958 to Frank “Berry” ...

Mary Tripi

Mary Tripi, 94, of Brocton, N.Y., passed away Wednesday morning, July 1, 2020, at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, N.Y. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Morse Funeral Home of Brocton, as soon as they become available.

Anne Abels Chambers

MAYVILLE — Anne Abels Chambers died peacefully in her home in Mayville, N.Y., on a sunny morning on Monday, June 29, 2020, at 99 1/2 years old...as she had predicted. Anne was born and raised in Buffalo and was a graduate of Nardin Academy, where she excelled both academically as well as ...

John J. Pazderski Sr.

John J. Pazderski Sr., 64 of Fredonia, passed away unexpectedly on June 27, 2020. He was born July 12, 1955, in Dunkirk, to the late Edmund and Lillian (Majka) Pazderski. A lifetime resident of Dunkirk and Fredonia, John graduated from Dunkirk High School in 1973. John then enlisted in the ...

Casimir Kuziora

Casimir Kuziora, 97, was welcomed into the arms of our Lord on June 27, 2020. He was born in Garfield, N.J., on Jan. 13, 1923, to immigrant parents Martin and Aniela Kuziora and moved to Dunkirk, N.Y., in April of that year where he became a life-long resident. Cas proudly served his ...

Richard “Ricky” D. Spoon

WESTFIELD — Richard “Ricky” D. Spoon, 30, of Mayville, formerly of Westfield, passed away unexpectedly while participating in a fitness challenge in Chino, Calif. He was born Aug. 22, 1989, in Dunkirk, N.Y., the son of Dennis and Carol (Kimbel) Spoon. Ricky was a graduate of Westfield ...

Morris E. Ashline Jr.

Morris E. Ashline Jr., 75, formerly of Forestville, N.Y.. passed away May 20, 2020. in Surprise, Ariz. Morris finally won his three year battle with Multiple Myeloma and Plasma Cell Leukemia. Morris was born in Marigold, Miss., to Morris and Myrtis (Kelly) Ashline. He served in the US Army ...

George Merritt Reynolds

George Merritt Reynolds, 89 of St. Columbans On the Lake, formerly of Fredonia, went to be with his Lord, June 28, 2020. Husband of Bonnalyn “Bonnie” Edmond Reynolds; father of, William (Christine) Reynolds, Debra (Claude) and Susan (Brian) McAvoy. Private graveside service at Burnham ...