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Obituaries

Virginia Ann Warner

WESTFIELD - Virginia Ann Warner, age 80, passed away on August 20, 2019 at Heritage Green Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility. Friends may call on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 at the United Methodist Church of Westfield, 101 E. Main St., Westfield, NY, from 10 a.m. until the time of the Memorial ...

James A. Dill

James A. Dill, 79, a resident of Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home, East Main Street Springville, formerly of Reed Hill Road, Cattaraugus, died Sunday, September 1st, 2019 at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital, Springville. He was born in Old Bridge, NJ on May 3, 1940, the son of the late James Knight ...

Fernando Marin-Santiago

Fernando Marin-Santiago, 80, of Dunkirk, died Thursday morning (Aug. 29, 2019) at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, PA.He was born Oct. 10, 1938 in Jayuya, Puerto Rico, the son of the late Fernando and Monserrate (Santiago) Marin.Survivors include his wife, Gladys Rivera, whom he married Dec. ...

Joseph A. Portman III

Joseph A. Portman III, 84, “Jay” known by his family, of Dunkirk, died Saturday morning, August 31, 2019 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Center.He was born November 4, 1934 in Bridgeville, PA, son of the late Joseph II and Jean (Burdis) Portman.At the age of 16, his family moved to ...

Virginia Ann Warner

WESTFIELD — Virginia Ann Warner, age 80, passed away on August 20, 2019 at Heritage Green Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility. Friends may call on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 at the United Methodist Church of Westfield, 101 E. Main St., Westfield, NY, from 10 a.m. until the time of the Memorial ...

John F. Horan

John F. Horan, 69, passed away August 31, 2019 at home.Husband of 40 years Ronalee (Barmore) Horan; brother of James (Marybeth) Horan; father of Heather Maloney (Tina Cornell), Shannon (Sean) Eggleston, Ryan (Brenda) and Sean Horan; grandfather of Zachary and Alex Schupp, Austin and Chandler ...

Janice M. Burgess

Janice M. Burgess, 61, of Arkwright, passed away Friday, August 23, 2019 at Buffalo General Hospital, surrounded by her loving Family. She was born January 16, 1959, in Springville, NY, the daughter of Betty (Stanbro) Lounsbury and the late Herbert Lounsbury. Janice was employed as a ...

Sandra L. Fuller

Sandra L. Fuller, formerly of Dunkirk, NY died on August 26, 2019 at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY. She was born in Dunkirk, NY, on November 16, 1970 to Bernard and Rita Fuller. She will be dearly missed by her loving companion, Joseph Grant and her five children; Christie Grant ...

Gioconda (Ferraro) Pucciarelli

Gioconda “Jackie” (Ferraro) Pucciarelli, treasured matriarch, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 29th, 2019, one day before her late husband, Fortunato’s, birthday. She was surrounded by her five devoted children at her hour of death in the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation ...

Gilda M. Nelson

WESTFIELD- Gilda M. Nelson, 90, of Westfield, and formerly of Mayville and Sherman died Wednes-day, July 31, 2019 at the Absolut Care of Westfield.She was born August 15, 1928 in Westfield, the daughter of the late Henry and Wilda Munger Francis.Gilda had worked in printing and packaging for ...

Brenda (Conklin) Allen

Brenda (Conklin) Allen, passed away on August 29, 2019, of the Cattaraugus Seneca Territory. At the age of 66 Years.Loving wife of William Allen. Beloved mother of Franklin Charles White II and Lisa Lynn White. Grandmother of 13 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Sister of Cindy Becker ...

Gioconda Pucciarelli

Gioconda Pucciarelli, 89, of Dunkirk died Thursday (Aug. 29, 2019) at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dunkirk.Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 9:15 from the McGraw- Kowal Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 o’clock in Holy Trinity ...

Fernando Marin-Santiago

Fernando Marin-Santiago, 80, of Dunkirk died Thursday morning (Aug. 29, 2019) at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, PA.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Jerry A. Clark

Jerry A. Clark, 67, of Sinclairville, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2019 at home. Husband of the late Kathy A. Faulkner Clark; father of Tonya Clark, Scott (Cindy) Steward and Lisa (Dennis) Wiges. Arrangements to be announced by Jordan Funeral Home, Sinclairville.

Richard Harold Homan

Richard Harold Homan, 90, former Tri-Town area resident, passed peacefully Sunday, August 18, 2019 in Fox Nursing Home. Born June 30, 1929, in Silver Creek, NY, to Harold E. and Beulah Matteson Homan, Richard graduated high school there in 1947, then attended Coyne Electrical School, ...

Thomas L. Wickham

Thomas L. Wickham, 49, of Dunkirk, NY, died Monday August 26, 2019 at the Absolut of Westfield. He was born October 28, 1969 in Warren. Pa. He enjoyed fishing, soap operas and spending time with his children and grandson. Thomas is survived by: his wife, Jennifer (Santiago) Wickham; three ...

Leonard Vento 11/14/47 – 7/9/19

A Celebration of Life will be held for Lenny Vento on August 29, 2019 at the Fredonia Beaver Club from 4:00-7:00 P.M. Light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be provided. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to ‘Lenny’s Legacy’ at https://www.gofundme.com/lenny039s-legacy.

Gloria G. Martin

Gloria G. Martin, 93, of Cassadaga, NY formerly of Hamburg, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Center. Born Feb. 16, 1926 in Buffalo a daughter of the late Maximilian “Max” and Wanda Zgoda Karr. She was a 1944 graduate of Angola High School. Gloria was ...

Sandra L. Fuller

Sandra L. Fuller, formerly of Dunkirk, NY, died on August 26, 2019 at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY. She was born in Dunkirk, NY on November 16, 1970 to Bernard and Rita Fuller. She will be dearly missed by her loving companion, Joseph Grant, and her children: James Fuller, Kathy ...

Thomas L. Wickham

Thomas L. Wickham, 49, of Dunkirk, NY, died Monday August 26, 2019 at the Absolut of Westfield. A complete obituary will be published in Thursday's OBSERVER. Arrangements by David J. Dengler, LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home, 716-679-9000.