Obituaries

Mary Louise Conti

Mary Louise (Vendetti) Conti, 102, of Fredonia, passed away peacefully on Monday May 27, 2019, at the Chautauqua Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Mary was born to Peter and Theresa "Rose" Vendetti on June 27, 1916 in Dunkirk. She was one of nine children. In 1934, Mary became the ...

Frederick M. “Bubba” Fowler

Frederick M. "Bubba" Fowler, 63, owner of Fowler's Taffy and life-long candy maker, of Cassadaga and Sarasota, FL, passed away Wed., May 29, 2019 at his Cassadaga home. He has "tore down" for the last time. Born April 5, 1956 in Dunkirk, a son of the late Jack and Mikie Joyce Fowler. He was a ...

Andrew (Andy) George Doedyns

Andrew (Andy) George Doedyns, 85, of Chippewa Township, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2019 in Heritage Valley Beaver after a brief illness. Born January 31, 1934 in Dunkirk, NY to the late Andrew G. and Myrtle F. (Centner) Doedyns Jr. Andy served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War ...

Noyes C. Simmons

Noyes C. Simmons, 80, of Cherry Creek, went to his final rest, Thurs., May 30, 2019. Husband of the late Julia F. Cole Simmons; father of, Penny (Scott) Bickle, Jacky (Herman) Eddy, Susan (Arthur) Elder, Peggy (George) Moriarty, David (Stephanie) Snyder, Polly (William) Backus and Samantha ...

Jane M. Mackowiak (April 6, 1926-May 18, 2019)

Jane M. Mackowiak, 93, of Largo, FL, formerly Dunkirk, NY, passed away at Largo Medical Hospital on Saturday, May 18 after a brief illness. She was born on April 6, 1926 in Dunkirk, NY the youngest child of the late Vincent and Bernice (Halas) Kubasik. Jane graduated from Dunkirk High School ...

Mary Louise Conti

Mary Louise (Vendetti) Conti, 102, of Fredonia, passed away peacefully on Monday May 27, 2019, at the Chautauqua Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Mary was born to Peter and Theresa "Rose" Vendetti on June 27, 1916 in Dunkirk. She was one of nine children. In 1934, Mary became the ...

Jane M. Mackowiak April 6, 1926-May 18, 2019

Jane M. Mackowiak, 93, of Largo, FL, formerly Dunkirk, NY, passed away at Largo Medical Hospital on Saturday, May 18 after a brief illness. She was born on April 6, 1926 in Dunkirk, NY the youngest child of the late Vincent and Bernice (Halas) Kubasik. Jane graduated from Dunkirk High School ...

Lee C. Manzella

Lee C. Manzella, 49 years old of Westfield, NY passed away unexpectedly Wednesday evening, May 29, 2019 at TLC Lakeshore Hospital in Irving, NY. Lee was born December 28, 1969 in Westfield Memorial Hospital, the son to the late Barbara (Groves) and Rick Manzella. After graduating from ...

Frederick M. Fowler

Frederick M. “Bubba” Fowler, 63, owner of Fowler’s Taffy and life long candy maker, of Cassadaga and Sarasota, FL, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at his Cassadaga home. Husband of Kathy Hancock Fowler; father of Jennifer (Robert) Walter of Clarion, PA, Jack (Rachel), Richie, ...

Anthony L. Nasca

Anthony L. "Tony" Nasca, 81, of Dunkirk died unexpectedly Saturday afternoon (May 25, 2019) in Frederick, Maryland. Calling hours will be held today from 5-9 p.m. at the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, ...

George G. Deering, Jr.

George G. Deering, Jr., 82 of Sinclairville, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at UPMC Chautauqua. Born Feb. 6, 1937 in Cherry Creek a son of the late George and Vera DeGolier Deering. He was a self-employed dairy farmer and had worked for over 20 years for the former Sterling-worth ...

Anita Rettig

Anita (Racino) Rettig, 73 of Dunkirk, NY passed away peacefully, Saturday, May 25, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 29, 1946 in Dunkirk the daughter of the late Dominick and Lucy (Sinare) Racino. Anita a Dunkirk High School graduate. She worked at Altech Steel ...

Michael Wilhelm Maas

Michael Wilhelm Maas, age 47, of Ripley, NY. died on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Westfield Hospital. He was born on November 19, 1971 in Erie, PA to Edna (Perdue) Maas of North East and the late Phillip Maas. He graduated from North East High School in 1990 and Edinboro University where he ...

Jane M. Mackowiak (April 6, 1926-May 18, 2019)

Jane M. Mackowiak, 93, of Largo, FL, formerly Dunkirk, NY, passed away at Largo Medical Hospital on Saturday, May 18 after a brief illness. She was born on April 6, 1926 in Dunkirk, NY the youngest child of the late Vincent and Bernice (Halas) Kubasik. Jane graduated from Dunkirk High School ...

Mary L. Conti

Mary L. Conti (Vendetti), age 102, of Fredonia, NY. Died Monday May 27, 2019 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dunkirk, N.Y. A complete obituary will bepublished in the Observer later in the week. Arrangements by David J. Dengler LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home, 679-9000.

Nancy Conklin

Nancy Conklin, 85, of Alturas, FL, passed away May 25, 2019 after an extended illness. She was born September 15, 1933 in Buffalo NY, the daughter of the late Julius and Wanda (Czerep) Hegedus. She is survived by her sister, Patricia Hegedus of Bracciano, Italy, her daughter Kim Adams of ...

Leocadia A. “Kay” Katulski

Leocadia A. "Kay" Katulski, 95, of Dunkirk, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born in Dunkirk, January 17, 1924, daughter of the late Valentine and Anna Glapa. A retired employee of the former M. Wile Plant in Dunkirk, prior to that, she worked ...

Harry L. DeLoe

Harry L. DeLoe, age 80, of Prospect Station Road, Portland, passed away Monday, May 27, 2019, at Brooks Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. Harry was born on July 11, 1938, in Turkey City, PA, the son of the late William H. and Mabel A. (Rossey) DeLoe. Harry was raised in ...

Anthony L. Nasca

Anthony L. "Tony" Nasca, 81, of Dunkirk died unexpectedly Saturday afternoon (May 25, 2019) in Frederick, Maryland. He was born March 16, 1938 in Dunkirk, the son of the late Anthony L. Sr. and Mary (Lodico) Nasca. A lifelong Dunkirk resident, Tony was a graduate of Cardinal Mindszenty High ...

Anthony L. Nasca

Anthony L. “Tony” Nasca, 81, of Dunkirk died unexpectedly Saturday afternoon (May 25, 2019) in Frederick, Maryland. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.