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Obituaries

Henry “Tom” Corbran

Henry T. “Tom” Corbran Jr., 83, of Westfield passed away peacefully following an extended illness surrounded by his family on Tuesday morning, Feb. 23, 2021, at his home. He was born on June 18, 1937, in Jamestown, the son of the late Henry T. and Wanda (Sadlowe) Corbran Sr. He married ...

Nancy L. Leid

Nancy L. Leid, 78 of Westfield and formerly of Sherman, passed away on Feb. 16 at 10:41 p.m. 2021 at UPMC Hamot in Erie, Pa., of a ruptured brain aneurysm. Nancy was born Sept. 30, 1942, in Jamestown, N.Y., and raised in Sherman, N.Y. She was the third daughter of four born to the late Melvin ...

Barbara Troup

Barbara “Barb” Ann Troup, 73 of Dunkirk passed away February 18, 2021 at Chautauqua County Nursing Home. She was born October 21, 1947 in Latrobe, PA the daughter of James and Jesse Wallace Brown. Barb was a dedicated stay at home Mom. She loved taking care of and spending time with her ...

Jon Tykesson

Jon Tykesson, 81, of Brocton, NY, died on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at the Absolut Care Center in Dunkirk, NY. Jon was born in Vancouver, British Columbia to the late Per-Arbid and Buena Tykesson. Jon lived in the Brocton and Westfield, NY for many years. He was the owner operator of an ...

Bruce Everett Babcock

Bruce Everett Babcock, of Snellville, Georgia, and formerly of Gowanda and Collins, New York, died at his home in Snellville on February 19, 2021 after a brief illness. Babcock was born in Collins, New York on August 13, 1943 to Bernice Gale Briggs Babcock (Sprague) and Charles Albert ...

Raymond T. Jagoda

Raymond T. Jagoda, age 84 of Vero Beach and formerly of Portland, N.Y., died on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 at Palm Garden. He was born on June 28, 1936 in Dunkirk, N.Y., to the late Frank A. and Catherine E. Keilen Jagoda. Raymond graduated from Dunkirk Industrial School and served in the ...

Daniel G. Mikula

Daniel G. “Dan” Mikula, 73, of Dunkirk, died peacefully at home on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 following a long battle with cancer. He was born Oct. 31, 1947, the son of the late Ignatius and Victoria (Dziduch) Mikula. A lifelong Dunkirk resident, Dan was a graduate of Cardinal Mindszenty ...

Jon Tykeeson

Jon Tykeeson, 81, of Brocton, N.Y., died at the Absolut Care of Dunkirk, the morning of Feb. 20, 2021. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Fantauzzi Funeral Home, 82 East Main Street, Fredonia, N.Y.

Daniel G. Mikula

Daniel G. Mikula, 73, of Dunkirk died Saturday morning (Feb. 20, 2021) at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Samuel R. Conti Sr.

Samuel R. Conti Sr., age 90, of Fredonia, N.Y., passed away peacefully at his home on Rt. 83 on Thursday, Feb. 18. Sam was born in Westfield, N.Y., on July 3, 1930 to the late Ross and Louise (LaDuca) Conti. He graduated from Fredonia HS in 1949 and served in the Navy from 1951 until ...

Sadie G. Steele

BROCTON — Sadie G. Steele, 97, formerly of Brocton, N.Y. passed away peacefully, Friday Feb. 19, 2021 at Absolut Care of Westfield, N.Y. to reunite with her loving husband Ivan. Sadie was born May 21, 1923 in Brocton, N.Y. the daughter of the late Harry and Addie (West) Venn. She ...

Nathan Everhart

Nathan Edgar Everhart, loving and dedicated husband, father, son, brother, uncle, friend, teacher, nurse, counselor, and mentor passed away on Sunday, February, 14, 2021 at the age of 57. Nathan is survived by his wife, Sandie Starr Everhart; his parents, Rebecca McPeek and Jim Everhart; his ...

Janice Washburn Dorr

Janice Washburn Dorr passed away Feb. 1, 2021, in Memphis, TN from complications associated with COVID-19. Born May 4, 1946 in Albany, NY to Ellsworth N. and Marjorie Dillingham Washburn, she grew up in Fredonia and Dunkirk with her sister, Sally, and brother Jon. Janice graduated in 1964 ...

Richard Harrison McCutcheon

RIPLEY — On Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, Richard Harrison McCutcheon, loving husband, farmer, and father of four, passed away in a house fire at the age of 63 years old. Rick was born Oct. 12, 1957, in Westfield, N.Y., the son of the late Frank and Marlene McCutcheon. He spent his childhood ...

Jane L. Wright

FREDONIA — Jane L. Wright, 58, of Water Street, Fredonia, died Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 at her residence. She was born in Silver Creek, on June 28, 1962, the daughter of the late William and Mary Joan (Burr) Fleming. Jane was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of 1980 ...

Mark Roesler

Mark T. Roesler born in Dunkirk, N.Y., passed away Feb. 8, 2021, after a brave battle with cancer at 52 years old. A 1986 grad of Dunkirk High and a 10-year veteran of the Air Force, he resided in Cape Coral, Fla., with his dog “Haley” and worked for the city utilities department. Mark ...

Ross Ayers

PERRYSBURG — Rev. Ross V. Ayers, 88, of Perrysburg, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at the Gowanda Nursing Home. He was born on August 24, 1932 in Watertown, NY, son of the late Harry and Thelma (Curtis) Ayers. He married the former Karen Rogers who survives. For many years, Ross ...

Samuel Conti

Samuel R. Conti, Sr., 90, of Laona, N.Y., passed away on Thursday February 18, 2021 at home, with his loving family at his side. A complete obituary will be published in Monday’s edition of the Observer. Arrangements by David J. Dengler, Larson-Timko Funeral Home.

Sadie G. Steele

BROCTON — Sadie G. Steele, 97, formerly of Brocton, N.Y., passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at Absolut Care of Westfield, N.Y., to reunite with her loving husband Ivan. Funeral arrangements are incomplete but will be announced by the MORSE FUNERAL HOME, 51 Highland Ave., ...

Kenneth Collins

A Celebration of Life for the late Kenneth Collins will be held on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at 3 p.m. at the St. Joseph’s Athletic Club, 50 Clinton St. in North East, Pa.