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Obituaries

Brian G. Draves

Brian G. Draves, 78, of Brockton, former longtime resident of Scituate, entered peaceful rest on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. He was the beloved husband of more than 51 years to the late Carol Ann (Dischinger) ...

Timm Andrews

Award-winning photojournalist Timm Andrews, 60, of Washington, DC, formerly of Dunkirk, NY and recently St Petersburg, FL, died on February 7 at the Capital Caring Center & Hospice in Aldie, Virginia after a courageous battle with lymphoma. He was born in Dunkirk, the son of the late ...

Mary Wintersteen

Mary B. Wintersteen, 100, of Lockport, NY passed away February 13, 2021 in Lockport Rehab & Health Care Center. Born April 2, 1920 in Albion, NY she was a daughter of Mahlon and Gertrude (Prussia) Bennett. Mary was an active member of Lockport United Church of Christ, enjoyed ...

Esther V Crowell

Esther V Crowell, 91, of Fredonia formerly of Sinclairville passed away February 14, 2021 at Heritage Park. She was born December 8, 1929 in Jamestown, NY the daughter of the late Leon and Anna Przybelinski Pavlock. Esther attended Jamestown Public Schools and was a resident of Sinclairville ...

Bradley A. Richardson

Bradley A. Richardson, 69, of Jamestown formerly of Forestville passed away January 30, 2021 after a brief illness. Brad is survived by two sons, Jamie (Shannon) Richardson of Canton, NY and Jason (Liana) Richardson of Charlotte, NC, his sisters, Debbie (Rick Forrester) and Brenda both ...

Roberto Del Valle

Roberto Del Valle, 59, died at his Dunkirk, N.Y., residence on Feb. 13, 2021. He was born in Humacao, Puerto Rico, on Nov.16, 1961, to the late Francisco Del Valle Lureano and Karia Irazarry Ortiz. He had lived in the Dunkirk area for many years. Roberto is survived by two sisters, Mary ...

Eunice Swanson

Eunice Swanson, 96, of Gerry, formerly of Jamestown, passed away February 15, 2021 at Heritage Village. She was born April 8, 1924, in Cassadaga, N.Y. Arrangements entrusted to Jordan Funeral Home Sinclairville, N.Y.

Lynn A. Johnson Jr.

Lynn A. Johnson Jr., 93, of Gerry, N.Y., passed away Feb. 16, 2021, at Heritage Park. He was born Oct. 21, 1927, in Gerry, N.Y., the son of Lynn Sr. and Amelia Johnson. Arrangements entrusted to Jordan Funeral Home. A full obituary to follow.

Susan Grace (Castleberry) Garner

Susan Grace (Castleberry) Garner, 68, of Fredonia, N.Y., formally of Niagara Falls, N.Y., passed away at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2021, after a brief battle with COVID-19. Susan was born Aug. 24, 1952, in Dunkirk, N.Y., and raised in Dunkirk and Fredonia, the oldest ...

Esther V. Crowell

Esther V. Crowell, 91 of Fredonia and formerly of Sinclairville passed away Feb. 14, 2021, at Heritage Park. She was born Dec. 8, 1929, in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of the late Leon and Anna Przybelinski Pavlock. Esther attended Jamestown Public Schools and was a resident of Sinclairville ...

William (Bill) Douglas (Dombrowski)

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our beloved William (Bill) Douglas (Dombrowski), age 73, who passed on Feb. 5, 2021. Loving Husband of Gemma (Ali) Douglas. Cherished son of the late Alexander and Elaine Dombrowski. Caring brother of John (Linda) Dombrowski. Uncle of ...

Kenneth R. Collins

Kenneth R. Collins, 46, died on Feb. 13, 2021, at his residence in Ripley, N.Y. He was born in Westfield, N.Y., July 31, 1974, to Diana (Carr) Collins and the late William Walter Collins. Ken greatly enjoyed the time he spent with his father in his business, Collins Cycle Sales, and many ...

Richard H. “Rick” McCutcheon

RIPLEY — Richard H. “Rick” McCutcheon, 63, of Old Route 20, Ripley, passed away Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete but will be announced by the MORSE FUNERAL HOME, 51 Highland Ave., Brocton, once they are finalized.

Esther V. Crowell

Esther V. Crowell, 91 of Fredonia formerly of Sinclairville passed away Feb. 14, 2021 at Heritage Park. She was born Dec. 8, 1929 in Jamestown, N.Y. the daughter of Leon and Anna Przybelinski Pavlock. Arrangements entrusted to Jordan Funeral Home. A full obituary to follow.

Roberto Del Valle

Roberto Del Valle, 59, died at his residence in Dunkirk, N.Y., on Feb. 14, 2021. He was the brother of Mary DelValle. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Fantauzzi Funeral Home, 82 East Main Street, Fredonia, N.Y.

Charles J. Ross Sr.

Charles J. Ross Sr., of Boston, N.Y. and loving husband of Petrina Ross, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. He was 79 years old. Born in Salamanca, N.Y. on Aug. 24,1941, to Louis and Elsie Ross, he is the brother-in-law of Deborah (George) Neher and is brother to the the deceased Joann ...

Jean K. Fijal

Jean K. Fijal, 89, of Dunkirk, died Wednesday evening, Feb. 10, 2021, following a courageous battle with COVID-19. She was born in Dunkirk, Nov. 10, 1931, daughter of the late Thomas and Louise (Swiatkowski) Michalski. A retired employee of Civilette Law Office in Dunkirk. Her memberships ...

Kenneth R. Collins

Kenneth R. Collins, 46, died on Feb. 13, 2021, at his residence in Ripley, N.Y. He was the son of Diana and brother to William Collins of Ripley. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Mathews Funeral Home, 104 West Main Street, Ripley, NY.

John Meyers

BMCM John E. Meyers, US Navy, Ret. 89, of Tiverton, RI, passed away on January 8, 2021 due to COVID-19. John, or “Jack” as he was known to friends and family, was born in Dunkirk, NY to John N. Meyers and Johanna (Jozwiak) Meyers-Rozumalski. Jack spent 26 years serving in the US Navy ...

Margaret Testrake

Margaret (Blair) Testrake, age 88, of Ripley passed away on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, from natural causes at LECOM Senior Living Center surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Jan. 20, 1933, in Tulsa, Okla., the daughter of the late John and Teresa (Ronaldson) Blair. Margaret was the ...