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Obituaries

Kevin R. Killion

Kevin R. Killion, 52, of Dunkirk, died Monday (Oct. 5, 2020) in Dunkirk. He was born June 3, 1968, in Dunkirk, the son of Robert and Karen (Shumscovick) Killion of Florida and the late Patrick Pierce of Dunkirk. Also preceded in death by paternal grandmother, Grace Pierce; uncle, Jerry ...

Gary H. Maybee

Gary H. Maybee, 80, of the Cattaraugus Seneca Territory passed away Oct. 6, 2020. He was the son of the late Maxwell (Bertha) Maybee. Husband of Karen (Jimerson) Maybee. Father of Wesley Jimerson and Scott Maybee. Brother of Wayne (Sue), Jim, Philip Jones, Margie Schindler, Maxine (Lavern) ...

Kathleen M. Taber

Kathleen M. Taber, 73, of Fredonia died Wednesday morning (Oct. 7, 2020) at home. Following the guidelines and protocols administered by the governor of New York, family and friends may call from 4-7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 11, at the McGraw Kowal Funeral Home. Private funeral services will be ...

Steven A. Miga

Steven A. Miga, 52, of Fredonia, died unexpectedly Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at home. Born in Dunkirk, on Feb. 24 1968, he was the son of Jerome and Darlene (Ginley) Miga of Dunkirk and Florida. Surviving in addition to his parents is his wife, Deborah A. (Price) Miga of Fredonia; and ...

Charles Olen Neal

Charles Olen Neal, 86, passed away Oct. 5, 2020. Charles was born in Can-ton, Pa., the son of Bertha Mae Kilmer Neal and Carl Neal. Graduating from Fre-donia High School in 1952, he served for four years in the U.S. Air Force, sta-tioned in Langerkopf, Ger-many as a radar technician. ...

W. Dale Barmore

It’s with our deepest sor-row that we announce the passing of W. Dale Bar-more, 84, of Gerry, on Sun-day, Oct. 4, 2020, at UPMC Chautauqua. Born July 10, 1936, in Jamestown, a son of the late H. Everett and Janet J. Dart Barmore. He was a 1954 graduate of Cassadaga Val-ley Central ...

Kenyon Kai Coulon

Kenyon Kai Coulon, of the Cattaraugus Seneca Territory, passed away Oct. 5, 2020. He was the infant son of Rodney B. Coulon and Kaylee Stevens; brother of Jordon, Jacob, Spencer, Rodney, Avaya, Savana and the late Navada; grandson of Elaine Jimerson and Tim Stevens. Funeral services ...

Kevin R. Killion

Kevin R. Killion, 52, of Dunkirk, died Monday (Oct. 5, 2020) in Dunkirk. Following the guidelines and protocols administered by the governor of New York, family and friends may call from 5-8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 9, at the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be ...

Joseph C. Pilawski

FREWSBURG — Joseph C. Pilawski, 63, of Bone Run Road, Frewsburg, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 30., 2020 ,at UPMC Hamot Hospital, Erie, Pa. He was born in Buffalo, on Aug.4, 1957, the son of the late Joseph and Marian (Hart) Pilawski. Joseph graduated from Burgard High School in Buffalo and ...

Louis Joseph ‘‘Joey’’ Calanni

Louis Joseph ‘‘Joey’’ Calanni passed away after a brief illness at UPMC Chautauqua, Jamestown, N.Y., on Sept 21, 2020. Joey was born at Brooks Hospital on Dec. 22, 1969. He is predeceased by his parents, Louis (Joyce Hobbs) Calanni and Cheryl (Fellinger) Calanni; and his brother, ...

Charles O. Neal

Charles O. Neal, 86, of Portland, died Monday (Oct. 5, 2020) at Westfield Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

W. Dale Barmore

W. Dale Barmore, 84 of Gerry, passed away Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, at UPMC Chautauqua. Husband of Ellen E. Stevens Barmore; father of Lanny (Rindy) Barmore of Gerry, Stephanie (Darryl Stohl) Barmore of Jamestown and Randall (Tiffany) Barmore of Gerry; grandfather of Jamie, Kristy, Erik and ...

Julia I. Schrantz

BROCTON — Julia I. Schrantz, 92, of Brocton, N.Y., passed away peacefully Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Center in Dunkirk, N.Y., following an extended illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the MORSE Funeral Home, 51 Highland ...

Adaline M. Utegg

Adaline M. Utegg, 94, of Westfield, N.Y. died Friday morning Sept. 25, 2020 in Rochester, N.Y. She was born on June 19, 1926 in Mina, N.Y. the daughter of the late June and Lucy (Barhite) Barrows. Surviving are two daughters, Rhonda (Stephen) Morse of Rochester, N.Y. and Rebecca(Brent) Estes ...

Dorothy “Dottie” McQuiggan

Dorothy “Dottie” McQuiggan, 82, of Bear Lake, passed away Sat., Oct. 3, 2020. Wife of the late Joseph; mother of Joe (Joie), Kate, Chris(Becky), Jim(Kelley) and Tom (Marcy) McQuiggan and Tina King; grandmother of nine; great-grandmother of six; sister of Tom(Marce) and Dan (late Shirley) ...

Millard N. “Junior” Chase, Jr.

Millard N. “Junior” Chase, Jr., 92 of Brocton, passed away, Thurs., Oct. 1, 2020. Father of Keith N. Chase, Sr. of Avoca and Katherine C. (Jim) Moon of Penn Yan; brother of Jean Buck, Olive Mae Becker, Kay (Vic) Richardson, Una (Gilbert) Bouquin and the Late Lois Mahle. Funeral service ...

Brian W. Cree

Brian W. Cree, 56, of Fredonia died unexpectedly Saturday evening (Oct. 3, 2020) at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Richard Ernest Bromley

Richard E. Bromley, 67, of Perrysburg, N.Y. passed away early Sunday morning Oct. 4, 2020 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.Y. from heart disease and COVID-19. Richard fought long and hard until the very end. Born in Gowanda Dec. 22, 1952 the son of Ernest and Vivian (Harvey) ...

Joseph S. Gatto

Joseph “Joe” Samuel Gatto, 96, born August 7, 1924 in Brocton, New York, passed September 29, 2020, in Brooksville, Fla. The son of the late Anthony (Tony) and Mary L. (Dolce) Gatto and a life long resident of Brocton, New York and the Town of Portland, New York, he was a graduate of ...

Zelda Kittell

Zelda Jane Vogt Kittell, 91, of Pleasant Twp., Warren, Pa., died Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, at her home after an extended illness. She was born Aug. 14, 1929, in Dunkirk, N.Y., to the late Rollin Whipple and Lily Hirst Vogt Sr. She was a 1947 graduate of Dunkirk High School. Zelda was ...