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Obituaries

Soglinsog Bernard Woma

The Fredonia campus and community is saddened by the loss of Soglinsog Bernard Woma, who died on April 27, 2018. Bernard was a distinguished artist, teacher, mentor, friend, and alumnus of SUNY Fredonia. Bernard first came to Fredonia in 1994 as a guest artist, and subsequently served for ...

Cristina M. Alvarado

Cristina M. Alvarado age 42 of Dunkirk, New York died Thursday August 24, 2018. Cristina was born September 21, 1975 in Dunkirk to the late Maria Irma Serrano. Cristina attended Dunkirk City Schools and graduated from Dunkirk High School. She worked at the Sheraton Hotel in Dunkirk and later ...

Richard Allen “Dick” Falcone

Richard Allen "Dick" Falcone, age 95, a longtime Erie resident, formerly of Westfield, NY, passed away on Wednesday morning, August 23, 2018 at the LECOM Senior Living Center in Millcreek Twp., PA, following an extended illness. Dick was born on May 9, 1923, in Westfield, the son of the late ...

Inga-Lisa (Hultin) DeGolier

Inga-Lisa (Hultin) DeGolier, age 90, of East Lake Rd., Ripley, NY, died Thursday morning, August 28, 2018, at home, surrounded by her family, following a brief illness.Inga-Lisa was born in Sweden on the Island of Gotland, in the City of Ljugarn a daughter of the late Uno and Elna Hultin.She ...

Richard Allen “Dick” Falcone

Richard Allen “Dick” Falcone, age 95, a longtime Erie resident, formerly of Westfield, NY, passed away on Wednesday morning, August 23, 2018 . Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the MASON Funeral Home, Westfield, NY in Sunday’s newspaper.

Harvey Vern Gaffney

Harvey Vern Gaffney, 83 of Westfield, N.Y. went to join his beloved wife Shirley of 42 years on August 20, 2018 just one year after her passing. Harvey was born on Onaway, MI to Alvin Vern Gaffney and Thelma Nadine Minier on December 4, 1934. Harvey moved from Flint, MI to Westfield after ...

Robert M. Deet Sr.

Little Valley — Robert M. Deet Sr., 79, passed away Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the Aboslut Care of Salamanca. He was born on July 2, 1939 in Collins, NY, son of the late William and Helen (Luce) Deet.On July 24, 1971 in Ellicottville, he married the former Mary Raecher, whom he met while ...

Cristina M. Alvarado

Cristina M. Alvarado age 42 of Dunkirk, New York died Thursday August 24, 2018. Cristina was born September 22, 1975 in Dunkirk to the late Maria Irma Serrano. Cristina attended Dunkirk City Schools and graduated from Dunkirk High School. She worked at the Sheraton Hotel in Dunkirk and later ...

Dr. Vincent E. Fadale

HALFMOON – Dr. Vincent E. Fadale, 89, of Outlook Drive died Friday morning, August 17, 2018 at Wesley Health Care Center, following a lengthy illness. Born in Fredonia N.Y. June 10, 1931. Preceded in death by his loving wife of 53 years LaVerna M Fadale. Vince was in the Army from 1951-53, ...

Dr. Vincent E. Fadale

HALFMOON - Dr Vincent E Fadale, 89, of Outlook Drive died Friday morning, August 17, 2018 at Wesley Health Care Center, following a lengthy illness. Born in Fredonia N.Y. June 10, 1931. Preceded in death by his loving wife of 53 years LaVerna M Fadale.Vince was in the Army from 1951-53, ...

Inga-Lisa (Hultin) DeGolier

Inga-Lisa (Hultin) DeGolier, age 90, of East Lake Road, Ripley, NY, formerly of North East, PA, died Thursday morning, August 28, 2018, at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, NY as soon as they are finalized.

Robert M. Deet Sr.

Robert M. Deet Sr., 79, of Little Valley, NY passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2018. Friends may call on Monday, August 27, 2018 from 12-3 p.m. at Mentley Funeral Home Inc. 411 Rock City St. in Little Valley, NY. Arrangements are incomplete and a obituary will run in Saturday’s paper.

Peter Frank Helwig

Peter Frank Helwig of Cassadaga, N.Y., died Aug. 16, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital, Erie, Pa. He was born in Dunkirk, NY on May 9, 1953 to the late Richard and Florabelle Helwig. He graduated from Cassadaga High School and had been employed by the the Templeton Well Corporation in ...

Cheryl “Cheri” Smith

The cultivation of 65 years of living, loving, and laughter came to an end for Cheryl M. Smith as she drew her final breath in this life on August 18, 2018, in Erie, Pennsylvania. An unforgettable spirit who touched the lives of all she met with humor, compassion, and razor sharp wit; it is ...

Leonard G. Hall

Leonard (Lenny) G. Hall, 74, of Dunkirk, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 20, 2018, at Brooks Memorial Hospital. He was born November 2, 1943, in Greece, NY. Retired from the village of Spencerport N.Y. after 38 and a half faithful years, he was also a member of the Spencerport ...

Dr. Vincent E Fadale

HALFMOON - Dr. Vincent E. Fadale, 89, of Outlook Drive died Friday morning, August 17, 2018 at Wesley Health Care Center, following a lengthy illness. Born in Fredonia N.Y. June 10, 1931. Preceded in death by his loving wife of 53 years LaVerna M Fadale. Vince was in the Army from 1951-53, ...

Peter Frank Helwig

Peter Frank Helwig of Cassadaga, N.Y., died Aug. 17, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital, Erie, Pa. on August 16, 2018. He was born in Dunkirk, NY on May 9, 1953 to the late Richard and Florabelle Helwig. He graduated from Cassadaga High School and had been employed by the the Templeton Well ...

Eugene F. Arcoraci

Eugene F. Arcoraci of Coventry, Rhode Island, formerly of Dunkirk, New York, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 16, 2018 after a long battle with Diabetes. He was born in Dunkirk on January 28, 1946, the son of the late Anthony and Michalina (Covatta) Arcoraci. He is survived by ...

Cheryl “Cheri” Smith

The cultivation of 65 years of living, loving, and laughter came to an end for Cheryl M. Smith as she drew her final breath in this life on August 18, 2018, in Erie, Pennsylvania. An unforgettable spirit who touched the lives of all she met with humor, compassion, and razor sharp wit; it is ...

Mary J. (Crawford) Michael

Mary J. (Crawford) Michael, age 86, of North East went to the arms of heaven's angels on Saturday August 18, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was born in Rimersburg, PA on August 23, 1931 and was the daughter of the late Mason and Annie (Shoup) Crawford. Mary was preceded in death by her ...