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Obituaries

William W. Carlson

William W. Carlson, 65, entered into the Kingdom of God, peacefully, with his family by his side, on Sept. 11, 2020. William, always known as Bill, was born in Dunkirk on Feb. 26, 1955, the third child of Lloyd and Louise (Olszewski) Carlson. Bill attended Cardinal Mindszenty and went on to ...

Marie B. Schwab

Marie B. Schwab, 90, of Dunkirk, N.Y., formerly of Salamanca, N.Y., died early Tuesday morning, Sept. 15, 2020 at the Chautauqua Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Dunkirk, N.Y., following a long illness. Born April 19, 1930, in Salamanca, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Clarence and ...

Scott Allen Hennessey

Scott Allen Hennessey, 60, of Fredonia, N.Y., died at his home surrounded by his family on Monday Sept. 14, 2020, to be with his savior, Jesus Christ. Scott was born July 12, 1960, to Nancy A. (Robertson) and the late James C. Hennessey. He graduated from Fredonia High School class of 1978 ...

Richard C. Cybulski

Richard C. “Dick” Cybulski, 79, of Cassadaga died Saturday evening (Aug. 22, 2020) at Westfield Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness. Following the guidelines and protocols administered by the governor of New York, a Memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at ...

Robert (Bob) W. Torrance Jr.

Following the guidelines and protocols administered by the governor of NY, relatives and friends may call Today from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., at the R. Mackowiak Funeral Home Inc., 56 East Doughty St., where funeral services will be held Friday morning at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Willowbrook ...

Robert W. Torrance Jr.

Robert (Bob) W. Torrance Jr., 62, of Dunkirk, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, at home. Bob was born Dec. 11, 1957, in Westfield, N.Y. He is the son of Beverly (Stout) Torrance and the late Robert W. Torrance Sr, who died May 30, 2017. Bob was a graduate of Dunkirk High ...

Dollie A. Chase

Dollie Chase, 72, of South Dayton passed away Friday, Sept. 11,2020, at Roswell Park Cancer Center. She was born Oct. 18, 1947, to the late Glenn And Mildred (Hall) Phillips. In addition to her parents, Dollie was preceded in death by her sister, Barbara Butcher. Dollie was an avid ...

William W. Carlson

William W. Carlson, 65, of Dunkirk, N.Y. went to be with the Lord on Friday September 11, 2020 at the UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh, Pa., with his loving family at his side. Friends and family may call Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. from 2-7 p.m. at LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home, 20 Central Avenue, ...

Scott Allen Hennessey

Scott Allen Hennessey, 60, of Fredonia, N.Y., went to be with his savior Jesus Christ on Monday, September 14, 2020, at home surrounded by his family. A complete obituary will be published in the Observer on Thursday and Friday of this week. Arrangements by David J. Dengler, LARSON-TIMKO ...

Mary H. Cash Kral

Mary H. Cash Kral, 89, formerly of Fredonia, N.Y. passed away Sept. 14, 2020, at the Grand Villa Assisted Living Facility in New Port Richey, Fla. Mary was born July 11, 1931, to Mildred and Gyp Payton of Augusta, Ga. In 1950, she met and married James J. Cash Sr. who at the time was enlisted ...

Theodore A. “ Ted ” Mason

Theodore A. “ Ted ” Mason, 84, of Westfield, N.Y. passed away peacefully, Saturday evening Sept. 12, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Ted was born July 22, 1936, in Ripley, N.Y., the son of the late George and Irene (Warner) Mason. On Jan. 16, 1960, he married Rita ...

Willie Neallard Jr.

Willie Neallard Jr., 75, of Dunkirk, died Monday morning (Sept. 14, 2020) at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo. Following the guidelines and protocols administered by the governor of New York, family and friends may call Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., at the McGraw-Kowal Funeral ...

Marie B. Schwab

Marie B. Schwab, 90, of Dunkirk, N.Y., formerly of Salamanca, N.Y., died early Tuesday morning, Sept. 15, 2020, at the Chautauqua Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Dunkirk, N.Y., following a long illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete under the direction of the O’Rourke & ...

David Charles Christian

David Charles Christian, 63 of La Plata, Md., passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at his home in Maryland. David was born April 3, 1957, in Jamestown, N.Y., to the late Louis T. “Ted” Christian and Marilyn Holm Christian. A graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School, he graduated from ...

Howard F. Johnson

Howard F. Johnson, 90, of Gerry, passed away Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, at UPMC Hamot, Erie, Pa. Born July 28, 1930 in Jamestown, he was a son of the late Arthur and Louise Schaefer Johnson. He was a 1949 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School. Howard enjoyed work and his career was ...

Robert W. Torrance Jr.

Robert W. Torrance Jr., 62, of Dunkirk, died unexpectedly, Sunday, Sept 13, 2020, at home. Following the guidelines and protocals administered by the governor of New York, relatives and friends may call Thurs-day from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., at the R. Mackowiak Funeral Home Inc. where funeral ...

Theodore A. “Ted” Mason

Theodore A. “Ted” Mason, 84, of Westfield, N.Y., passed away Saturday evening Sept. 12, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Friends may call at the Mason Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, N.Y., on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 from 2-4 p.m. A complete obituary will be ...

Emma J. Merow

Emma J. Merow, 95, formerly of Cassadaga and Fredonia Place, passed away Sept. 13, 2020, at Heritage Park. Wife of 75 years to the late Clarence G. Merow, whom she married Oct. 22, 1945 and who died Aug. 25, 2020; mother of Dale (Lorraine) Merow of Coraopolis, Pa. and Darlene Fleming of ...

Willie Neallard Jr.

Willie Neallard Jr., 75, of Dunkirk, died Monday morning (Sept. 14, 2020) at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Howard F. Johnson

Howard F. Johnson, 90 of Gerry, passed away Sat., Sept. 12, 2020 at UPMC Hamot. Husband of Patricia Heath Johnson; father of Mark of Vestal, Keith (Judy) of Cape Coral, Fla., Lance (Alexandra) and Terri Johnson all of Gerry; grandfather of Marissa Sawyer, Shanna Labrador, Robert, Katie, ...