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Obituaries

James “Jim” Fredrick Fischer

MAYVILLE — James “Jim” Fredrick Fischer, 78, of Mayville, passed away at home on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, following an extended illness. He was born Jan. 11, 1942, in Buffalo, N.Y., the son of the late Fred and Marie Wojcinski Fischer. Jim was a 1959 graduate of Mayville Central ...

Clarence G. Merow and Emma J. (Hotchkiss) Merow

Two lives came together that provided the frame of almost 75 years of marriage and together they added many threads to weave a rich, colorful tapestry. The threads were weaved with a loving God, their beloved family, precious church family, friends and neighbors. Interwoven was their care for ...

Patricia L. Salzler

Patricia L. Salzler, 87, died on Monday, September 28, 2020, surrounded by her loving family at Brooks Memorial Hospital. Pat was born in Teaneck, N.J., on July 2, 1933, to Griffith L. Pritchard and Helen Pritchard and was the second of three children. Patricia went to 13 different schools ...

Timothy C. Irvin

Timothy C. Irvin, 55, of Silver Creek, N.Y., died unexpectedly on Monday evening Sept. 28, 2020, at Buffalo General Hospital. He was born in Dunkirk, N.Y., the son of the late Michael and Maureen (Courtney) Irvin. Tim is survived by a son, Cody Irvin of New Smyrna Fla; a sister, Colleen ( ...

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, ...

Aaron Poodry

Aaron Poodry, 79, of Orwell, Ohio, formerly of the Seneca Cattaraugus Territory passed away Sept. 27, 2020. Beloved of Susan Poodry. Loving father of Joshua and Mitzi Poodry. Grandfather of Ashley and Aaron Edward. Predeceased by mother, Charlotte Jimerson; and grandmother, Cora ...

Norma J. Devlin

Norma J. Devlin of Westfield, NY passed away Tuesday morning at her home with her family at her side. She was born Sept. 2,1934, in Westfield, the daughter of the late Howard and Jessie (Baker) Burkhalder. On April 16, 1955, she married Emmett F. Devlin at St. James Roman Catholic in ...

Dianne (Tucker) Nephew

Dianne (Tucker) Nephew, of the Cattaraugus Seneca Territory, formerly of Six Nations Canada, passed away, Sept. 29, 2020. Loving wife of Charles Nephew. Mother of Carol Bulson, Galen Nephew and the late Yvonne Nephew. Grandmother of nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. ...

Henrietta M. Graziano

BROCTON — Henrietta M. Graziano, 85, of Brocton, N.Y., passed away Sept. 24, 2020, in Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pa., from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident earlier that day in the town of Sheridan, N.Y. Henrietta was born April 12, 1935, in Lewiston, Maine, a daughter to ...

Linda L. (Mancuso) Seybold

Linda L. (Mancuso) Seybold, 69,of Fredonia, N.Y., died the evening of Aug. 9, 2020, at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, N.Y. She was born in Dunkirk, N.Y., on June 9, 1951, to the late Cosimo and Jennie Mancuso. Linda graduated from Fredonia High School and on September 1980, she ...

Everett J. Phillips Jr.

Everett J. Phillips Jr. of Dunkirk, N.Y., passed at age 90, on Sept. 18, 2020 Family and friends may call on Friday, Oct. 2, from 3:30-6:30 p.m., at LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home, 20 Central Ave., in Fredonia. Please wear a mask. Social distancing will be required. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, ...

Lloyd Scott

Lloyd Scott, 82, of Ripley, N.Y., died at his residence, following a short illness, on Sept. 28, 2020. He had been the husband of Janet Scott. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Fantauzzi Funeral Home, 82 E. Main St., Fredonia, N.Y.

Brian Kramer

Brian Kramer, 74, of Westfield, N.Y., died Monday, Sept. 28, at Absolut Care Center in Westfield, N.Y. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Fantauzzi Funeral Home, 82 E. Main St.,

Raymond P. “Ray” Bajdo

WESTFIELD — Raymond P. “Ray” Bajdo, 93, passed away peacefully, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at home in Westfield, N.Y., following a brief illness. Ray was born July 19, 1927, in Dunkirk, N.Y., a son to the late Filip and Margaret (Jankiewicz) Bajdo. His mother had died when he was still ...

Marian Jean Scott

Marian Jean Scott, age 92, passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home on July 23, 2020. She was born May 26, 1928, at the family home in Fredonia, N.Y., the youngest of five children. She attended grammar school in Fredonia and graduated from Dunkirk High school in 1945. Marian ...

Lucille M. Donahue

GOWANDA — Lucille M. Donahue, 97, of Gowanda, passed away Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at her home. She was born on June 2, 1923 in Hamilton, Ontario, the daughter of the late Edward and Emma (Schaidel) Martin. On June 21, 1947 she married Donald N. Donahue who predeceased her in December of ...

Henrietta Graziano

BROCTON – Henrietta Graziano, 85, of Brocton, N.Y., passed away Thursday, Sept., 24 2020, at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pa. as the result of an automobile accident in the town of Sheridan, N.Y., earlier that day. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the MORSE Funeral Home of ...

Arthur N. Spinks

Arthur “Art” Newton Spinks, 74, of Sherman, N.Y., died Thursday, September 24, 2020 at his home in Sherman. He was born on Dec. 1, 1945 at home in Mina, N.Y. Art was the son of Newton and Marian Adams Spinks. Before retirement, Art worked at Malleable Iron in Falconer and was a ski lift ...

Stephen M. Tulipane

Stephen M. “ Steve” Tulipane, 49, died unexpectedly on Thursday evening Sept. 24, 2020 at UPMC Chautauqua at WCA in Jamestown, N.Y. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y. the son of Michael and the late Rebecca (Lozinsky) Tulipane. Surviving are his father Michael (Carol Shields) Tulipane of ...

Domingo Baez

Domingo Baez, 67, of Fredonia, N.Y., died Thursday Sept. 24, 2020 at Buffalo General Hospital. Domingo was born July 5, 1953 in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico, the son of Francisco Baez and Juana Rivera. He enjoyed playing various games including dominos, poker and especially pool. He also ...