Obituaries

Daniel D. Hess

WESTFIELD — Daniel D. Hess, age 87, of West field, died Sunday, March 11, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital of Erie, PA. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, NY.

Blanca E. Soltren

Blanca E. Soltren, age 60, of Dunkirk, New York, died Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Absolut of Westfield. Blanca is survived by her children, Wandaliz Valle and Harry C. Soltren; grandchildren, Sterling Gates, Harry J., Angelo M., Armando D. and Antonio S. and Isaiah A. Soltren, and ...

Margaret H. “Maggie” DeGraff

Margaret H. “Maggie” DeGraff, 78, of Ithaca, NY, passed peacefully March 7, 2018 at Absolut Care in Westfield, NY, after a long illness. Maggie was born September 4, 1939 in Ithaca NY, the daughter of Homer R. and Helen M. (Trautlein) DeGraff. Maggie graduated from Ithaca High School ...

Louis “Looch” Selan

GOWANDA — Louis “Looch” Selan, 95, of Gowanda, NY passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Mercy Hospital surrounded by his family. Louis was born on August 18, 1922 in Gowanda, son of the late Louis and Angela (Bratosh) Selan. He graduated from Gowanda Central School in 1940. After ...

Leonard “Len” Salva

MAYVILLE — Leonard “Len” Salva, 91, of Mayville, died Friday, March 9, 2018 at the Lutheran Retirement Home in Jamestown, NY. He was born April 3, 1926 in Buffalo, NY, the son of the late Stanley and Sophie (Kukla) Salva. Len was a veteran of the United States Navy having served from ...

Linda L. Howard

SOUTH DAYTON — Linda L. Howard, of Cottage Road, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the Buffalo General Hospital surrounded by her family. Linda was 78 years old. Linda was born in Gowanda on August 3, 1939 the daughter of Arthur L. and Ruth M. (Linsler) Clees. As a secretary, Linda ...

Kathleen M. Hunt

1963 - 2018 Kathleen M. Hunt, 54, of South Dayton, NY passed on February 12, 2018 after a long illness. She was born May 4, 1963 in Lackawanna, NY. Kathy was known by many through her calling as a midwife. Beloved wife of William “Bill” Hunt; devoted moth-er of Adelle, Will, Travis, ...

Bernadette M. Zebracki

Bernadette M. Zebracki, 78, of Dunkirk died Friday, March 9, 2018 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Dunkirk on July 14, 1939, the daughter of the late Stanley and Helen (Worczak) Zebracki. She was a member of St. Hedwig’s Church. Bernadette was a 1953 ...

Donna J. Cino

Donna J. Cino, 71, of Silver Creek, NY, died Friday, March 9, 2018 at the Buffalo General Hospital in Bufalo, NY. Friends may call the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave., Silver Creek, NY, on Saturday, March 17, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A complete obituary will be published in ...

Leonard Salva

MAYVILLE — Leonard Salva, 91, of Mayville, died Friday, March 9, 2018 at the Lutheran Retirement Home in Jamestown, NY. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Freay Funeral Home, 139 S. Erie St., Mayville, when finalized.

Louis “Looch” Selan

GOWANDA — Louis "Looch" Selan, 95, of Gowanda, NY passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, NY surrounded by family. Friends may call at the Mentley Funeral Home, Inc., 105 East Main St., Gowanda on Friday, March 16, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Arrangements are ...

Laura May Turzillo

Laura May Turzillo, 89, formerly of Cherry Creek, NY and the Randolph Manor, passed away, Tuesday, March 6, 2018 in the Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing Center. She was born April 12, 1928, in Akron, NY, the daughter of the late Leo and Beatrice (Legg) Waterstraw. Laura was a ...

Harry F. Ward

WESTFIELD — Harry F. Ward, 92 of Mayville, NY, formerly of Westfield, NY, died at his home Tuesday, March 6, 2018 with family at his side. Harry was born on January 5, 1926 in Fredonia, NY, a son of the late George Albert and Emily (Huyck) Ward. Harry graduated from Westfield Academy in ...

Karen Mae Horlacher

Karen Mae Horlacher, age 67, died March 6, 2018 at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, New York after a sudden illness. She was born in Dunkirk, NY, to the late John and Lucille (Benjamin) Horlacher. She grew up in Brocton, NY, and graduated from Brocton Central School. She received her nursing ...

Emmanuel J. “Manny” Escobar

Emmanuel J. "Manny" Escobar died March 6, 2018 at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, PA, following a short illness. He and his twin brother, John, were born in the Bronx, NY, on October 30, 1975 to Jose Escobar and the late Felicidad Acevedo. Manny graduated from Dunkirk High School and Jamestown ...

Carolyn S. (Cash) Coniglio

Carolyn S. (Cash) Coniglio, of 11 Cleveland Ave., age 91, of Fredonia, N.Y., died Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at her home with her loving family at her side. Carolyn was born June 27, 1926 in Dunkirk, N.Y. to Charles and Josephine Conti Cash. She grew up in Dunkirk and attended Dunkirk schools. ...

James H. Webber

FORESTVILLE — James H. Webber, age 48, of Center St., passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at home. Jim was born in the Town of Hanover on June 11, 1969, the son of Frederick and Ruth (Seeley) Webber. Jim served with the United States Marine Corps. He was a self-employed contractor and ...

Linda L. Howard

SOUTH DAYTON — Linda L. Howard of Cottage Road passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the Buffalo General Hospital surrounded by her family. Linda was 78 years old. Linda was born in Gowanda on August 3, 1939, the daughter of Arthur L. and Ruth M. (Linsler) Clees. A secretary, Linda ...

James H. Webber

FORESTVILLE — James H. Webber, age 48, of Center St., passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at home. Friends may call at the SCHINDLER FUNERAL HOME, 44 Center St., Gowanda from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Sunday. A complete obituary will appear in Friday's paper.

Carolyn (Cash) Coniglio

Carolyn (Cash) Coniglio, of 11 Cleveland Ave., Fredonia, N.Y., died Wednesday March 7, 2018 at her home with her loving family at her side. Calls may be made Friday from 4-8 p.m. at the LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home, 20 Central Ave., Fredonia, N.Y. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated ...