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Obituaries

Richard Leisner

Richard Leisner, 86, of Gowanda, N.Y., passed away Monday, July 23, 2018 in Rochester, NY. Friends may call on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at St Joseph's RC Church in Gowanda, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be said on Saturday at 11 a.m. at church. Arrangements ...

Stuart D. Christy

Stuart D. Christy, 68, of Stockton, passed away Monday, July 23, 2018 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Center. Born Mar. 29, 1950 in Jamestown son of the late Delmar and Elizabeth Davis Christy and was a 1969 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School. Stuart was employed at Kling's ...

Hunter Matthew Thomas Rivera

Hunter Matthew Thomas Rivera, age 20 of Fredonia, N.Y., died Saturday July 21, 2018. Hunter is survived by: his mother, Jacqueline Roberts Rivera; step-father, Jason Dean; brothers: Brennen and Parker Rivera; step-sister Julia Dean; half-brothers: Bobby Morris (Rivera), Victor Rivera III, and ...

Susan Pencek

Susan Pencek, 71, of Columbus, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Roland and Isabelle Dickinson, sister of the late Randy Dickinson and the sister in law of the late Lewis Mead. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Richard Pencek, Sr.; three ...

Annette Marie Marsala Riewaldt Wyszynski

Annette Marie Marsala Riewaldt Wyszynski, of Dunkirk, NY, died at home on Sunday, July 22, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 20, 1936, to the late Joseph and Rosalie (Marcy) Marsala. Annette was a high school graduate who was employed as a supervisor for the NY ...

Ruth Olmstead Newton

GERRY — Ruth Olmstead Newton was born in the Town of Gerry on March 27, 1929 to Clarence and Laura (Lammers) Olmstead. She was the eldest of five children. She married Roger M. Newton on December 26, 1945. Roger and Ruth worked on the family farm, known as Newton Brothers, along with ...

Irene L. (Nordell) Johnson

BRENTWOOD, NH — Irene L. (Nordell) Johnson, 88, died Monday the 16th of July at Kirkwood Corners Assisted Living in Lee, NH. She was born on January 21, 1930 in Dunkirk, NY to Mary and Stanley Dull. She was the youngest of six children and graduated from Dunkirk High School. After moving ...

Elaine C. Repasch

Elaine C. Repasch , 86, passed away Friday, July 20, 2018 at Brooks Memorial Hospital. She was born on December 12, 1931 in Dunkirk. There will be no services at this time.

Stewart D. Christy

STOCKTON — Stewart D. Christy, 68, of Stockton, passed away Monday, July 23, 2018 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Center. Son of the late Delmar and Elizabeth Davis Christy. Graveside service 2 p.m. Thursday in Greenwood Cemetery, Cemetery Rd., Stockton. Arrangements by Jordan ...

Audra P. Renswick

Audra P. Renswick died on July 23, 2018 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Center of Dunkirk, N.Y. She was 92 years of age. Arrangements are incomplete. Date and time will be announced by THE FANTAUZZI FUNERAL HOME, 82 East Main St., Fredonia, N.Y.

Hunter Matthew Thomas Rivera

Hunter Matthew Thomas Rivera, age 20 of Fredonia, N.Y., died Saturday July 21, 2018. Arrangements by David J. Dengler LARSON- TIMKO Funeral Home. A complete obituary will be published in Wednesdays OBSERVER.

Annette Wyszynski

Annette Wyszynski, died Sunday, July 22, 2018 at her home in Dunkirk, New York. Arrangements are incomplete. Date and time will be announced by the Fantauzzi Funeral Home, 82 East Main St., Fredonia, NY.

Grace E. Shafer

Grace E. Shafer, 86 of Heritage Village, went home to be with the Lord, July 21, 2018. Wife of late David Shafer; mother, David J. Shafer of Wentzville, MO, Peter W. Shafer of Cherry Creek, Nathaniel L. Shafer of Jamestown, Jeremy Shafer of Feasterville, PA; grandmother of 10. Memorial service ...

Annette Wyszynski

Annette Wyszynski, died Sunday, July 22, 2018 at her home in Dunkirk, New York. Arrangements are incomplete. Date and time will be announced by the Fantauzzi Funeral Home, 82 East Main St., Fredonia, NY.

William Carson Bie

William Carson Bie, 85, of Boyce, VA, died Sunday, July 15th, 2018 of an apparent heart attack, at Commonwealth Senior Living, Front Royal, VA. He lived on his beloved farm for almost 50 years, until the end of 2017. Mr. Bie was born in Silver Creek, on August 28, 1932, the son of the late ...

David A. Shaw, Sr.

David A. Shaw, Sr., age 89, of Lakewood, N.Y., passed away Monday July 16, 2018 at home. He was born in Jamestown on November 13, 1928 to Arnold Shaw and Harriett Shaw Groves. David is survived by two children; Brenda (Shaw) Mancuso (Russ) of Fredonia, N.Y. and David A. Shaw, Jr. of Lakewood, ...

Ruth Olmstead Newton

Ruth Olmstead Newton, 88 of the Town of Charlotte, passed away Feb. 11, 2018. Wife of Gordon Newton. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 27, 2018 at the Jordan Funeral Home, Sinclairville. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery. A reception to immediately follow at the Cassadaga ...

Frederick P. Zmuda

Fredrick P. Zmuda passed away on July 18, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Judith A. Maciejewski; dear father of Gregory J. (Debi) Zmuda, Laurie (Steven) D'Amico, Chris (Cathy) Zmuda and Jodi (Dermott) Morgan; father-in-law of the late Donald E. Duffy; grandfather of Christopher (fiance ...

Fredrick P. Zmuda

Fredrick P. Zmuda passed away on July 18, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Judith A. Maciejewski; dear father of Gregory J. (Debi) Zmuda, Laurie (Steven) D’Amico, Chris (Cathy) Zmuda and Jodi (Dermott) Morgan; father-in-law of the late Donald E. Duffy; grandfather of Christopher (fiance ...

Jean Suraf

Perrysburg — Jean Suraf, 85, of Perrysburg, NY passed away Monday July 16, 2018 at Lakeshore Hospital. She was born December 12, 1932 in Buffalo, NY the daughter of the late Carl and Edna (Heinz) Steffen. On August 9,1952 she married Donald Suraf who predeceased her on October 9, ...