Obituaries

Clayton F. Milks

SOUTH DAYTON — Clayton F. Milks, age 92, of Markhams Cottage Road, passed away peacefully Friday March 23, 2018. Husband of the late Bertha M. Szymanski. Father of 2 sons: David (Rita) Milks of NC, Douglas (Diane Winter) Milks of South Dayton, 3 daughters: Cynthia (Daniel) Johnson of ...

Esther I. Skrzypek

Esther I. Skrzypek, 88, of Dunkirk, died Friday morning, March 23, 2018, Suddenly, at UPMC Hamot Hospital in Erie, Pa. She was born July 14, 1929, daughter of the late Alexander and Frances (Malkowiak) Dombrowski. A retired employee of the former AJ Wahl in Brocton and had worked in the ...

Rudolph Peguero

Rudolph Peguero, 64, of Dunkirk died Friday morning (March 23, 2018) at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.

Linda K. Lamb

GOWANDA — Linda K. Lamb, passed away Friday evening, March 22, 2018 at home, surrounded by her children. Linda was 83 years old. Born December 31, 1934 in Gowanda, NY, the daughter of Howard and Bernice (Strickland) Taft. Linda married Floyd N. Lamb on January 28, 1956. Floyd and Linda ...

David M. Tiffany, Jr.

David M. Tiffany, Jr., age 49, of Shippensburg, Pa., passed away on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in the Shippensburg Health Care Center, in Shippensburg, Pa., due to complications from type 1 diabetes and melanoma. He was born August 31, 1968 in Binghamton, NY, the son of David M., Sr. and ...

Clayton F. Milks Jr.

SOUTH DAYTON — Clayton F. Milks Jr., age 92, of the Markhams Cottage Road, passed away peacefully early Friday morning, March 23, 2018. Clayton was born at home January 24, 1926, the son of Clayton F. Sr. and Clara (Volk) Milks. Clayton married the former Bertha M. Szymanski on May 14, ...

Juana Ponce-Felix

Juana Ponce-Felix, formerly of Fredonia, NY, died at Brooks Memorial Hospital, on March 17, 2018, following a short illness. She was born in Vieques, Puerto Rico on March 13, 1930 to the late Franciso Ponce and Aurelie Felix. She was 88 years of age at the time of her death. Juana was married ...

Louis F. Seames Jr.

Louis F. Seames Jr., 90, of Fredonia died Saturday evening (March 17, 2018) at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dunkirk. He was born Aug. 11, 1927 in Buffalo, the son of the late Louis and Edith (Setter) Seames. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1945 to 1946. Louis had been ...

Denney L. Wright

Denney L. Wright, age 88 of Fredonia passed away Wednesday morning, March 14, 2018 after a short illness. He was born July 6, 1929 in Jamestown, New York, the son of the late Donald and Orrie Greenman Wright. He was a retired Heavy Equipment operator for the New York State Department of ...

Laurie M. Faso

With the Lord as her guiding light and her husband and children by her side, Laurie M. (Motto) Faso, 54, of Fredonia, NY died on March 21, 2018 peacefully at home. She was born in Dunkirk, NY on April 30, 1963, the daughter of Gerald and Janice (Keith) Motto. She graduated from Dunkirk High ...

Ronald Miller

Ronald Miller, 51, of Syracuse, formerly of Jamestown, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2018 at home. Son of Barbara Miller and late Leroy Powell; brother of, Antoine (Nicole), Lenell (Simeon Spears), Jeffrey (Rachael), Scott, Roy and the late Christopher Miller. Memorial service 2 P.M. Saturday ...

Diane (Maybee) Stevens

Stevens, Diane (Maybee) of the Cattaraugus Indian Territory died March 20, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Grantland Stevens; loving mother of Toby, Diana (Douglas) Seneca, Terry Stevens, Martin (Belinda), Tim (Elaine), Charles Stevens and Annabell Stevens (Chuck Snow); grandmother of the ...

Rita Muzacz (Ippolito)

Rita Muzacz (Ippolito), of Fredonia, N.Y., age 70, died February 28, 2018 at Buffalo General Hospital. Calls may be made Friday March 23, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. at the LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home, 20 Central Ave., Fredonia, N.Y. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Church, ...

Raymond Woodward

Raymond Woodward died at the age of 87 on March 10, 2018 surrounded by his family and loving wife Lois Woodward. Ray and Lois have resided at Autumn View in Hamburg for the past three years. Before moving into assisted living they lived in the village of Forestville, in a beautiful home ...

Verna E. Sprague

Versailles, NY - Verna E. Sprague, 94, of Versailles, NY passed away Sunday March 18, 2018 at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital in Springville, NY. She was born April 8, 1923 the daughter of the late Arthur and Martha (Maringer) Smith. On June 30, 1947 she married Edward "Ted" Sprague Jr. who ...

Verna E. Sprague

VERSAILLES, NY — Verna E. Sprague, 94, of Versailles passed away Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital in Springville, NY. Friends may call at the Mentley Funeral Home Inc., 105 East Main Street in Gowanda, NY, on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 ...

Tammy L. Rothwell

WESTFIELD — At 12:20 p.m. on the stormy night of Thursday, September 19, 1963, with all the planets aligned into one house, Miss Tammy L. Rothwell was born to Martha P. (Penny) Rothwell in Westfield, NY. Ms. Rothwell graduated from Westfield Academy & Central School and received her ...

Raymond Woodward

Raymond Woodward died at the age of 87 on March 10, 2018 surrounded by his family and loving wife Lois Woodward. Ray and Lois have resided at Autumn View in Hamburg for the past three years. Before moving into assisted living they lived in the village of Forestville, in a beautiful home ...

Anna Maria (Krakowiak) Babcock

Anna Maria (Krakowiak) Babcock died on March 7, 2018 at her home in Snellville, Georgia after a long illness. Anna was a survivor of ovarian cancer. Shortly after her recovery, she was diagnosed with primary peritoneal cancer, which took her life. Anna was born to Wladislawa “Lottie” ...

William H. Lesch

William H. Lesch, age 87, of Fredonia, N.Y., died Saturday March 17, 2018 at the Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo. Bill was born June 16, 1930 in Dunkirk to the late William and Henrietta Miller Lesch. He was raised in Dunkirk, attended Dunkirk schools and graduated from Dunkirk ...