Obituaries

Wilcox, David B.

David B. Wilcox

David B. Wilcox, 86, of Memory Gardens, formerly of 1853 Riverside Road, Kiantone, passed away Sunday, (Sept. 24, 2017) at UPMC Chautauqua WCA. He was born Feb. 16, 1931, in Jamestown, the son of Ernest and Doris Wilbur Wilcox. Dave was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the military police ...

Sorensen, Lawrence

Lawrence H. Sorensen

A memorial service for Lawrence H. Sorensen, 89, of 290 East Terrace Ave., Lakewood, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in First Covenant Church. The Rev. Adam Rohler, pastor, will officiate. The husband of Phyllis Cramer Sorensen, Larry passed away Sept. 13, 2017, in his ...

Ruth Patterson

Ruth Patterson, 100, of Portland, N.Y., passed away Monday afternoon Sept. 25, 2017, at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dunkirk, N.Y. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Morse Funeral Home of Brocton, N.Y., when they become available.

becker, tammy

Tammy L. Becker

Tammy L. Becker, 52, of Sinclairville, passed away Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in her husband’s arms and surrounded by family at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo. Born July 28, 1965, in Jamestown. Daughter of Robert Whitcomb of Virginia and the late Gloria Giles Whitcomb. Tammy formerly ...

David B. Wilcox

David B. Wilcox, 86, formerly of 1853 Riverside Road, Kiantone, passed away Sunday (Sept. 24, 2017) at UPMC Chautauqua WCA. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Peterson Funeral Home Frewsburg. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. A complete ...

Robert D. "Bob" Lawson

Robert D. “Bob” Lawson

Robert D. "Bob" Lawson, 84, of 436 Hebner St. Jamestown, passed away at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in the Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility. A lifelong area resident, he was born May 6, 1933, in Jamestown, N.Y., a son of the late Stanley and Lucille Johnson ...

Bertha M. Shepherd

Bertha M. Shepherd

Bertha M. Shepherd, 89, formerly of 4268 Salisbury Road, Bemus Point, passed away on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in the Heritage Village Rehab & Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born July 19, 1928, in James City, Pa., a daughter of the late Earl L. and Sara Davison Slagle, Sr. In earlier ...

Michael Monroe Simmons

Michael Monroe Simmons

Michael Monroe Simmons, 38, of Jacksonville, formerly of Dunkirk and Randolph, passed away unexpectedly Monday (Sept. 18, 2017) in Jacksonville, Fla. He was born Sept. 25, 1978, in Jamestown, the son of Paul E. Simmons and Emma M. Sommers Harrower. He was a graduate of Randolph Central ...

Joyce F. Wunder

Joyce F. Wunder

Joyce F. Wunder, 77, of Busti-Sugar Grove Road, passed away Friday (Sept. 22, 2017) at Heritage Park Rehab & Skilled Nursing. She was born in Shinglehouse, Pa., on Jan. 1, 1940, the daughter of Roy and Beatrice Stokes Ellsworth. Joyce is survived by her husband, Kenneth Wunder, whom she ...

Tammy L. Becker

Tammy L. Becker, 52, of Sinclairville, passed away, at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, in her husband's arms. Wife of Richard Becker; mother of Randall (Shafawn), Rebecca and the late Robby Goodwill. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Jordan Funeral Home, ...

John E. Hoover

John E. Hoover

John E. Hoover, 75, of Jamestown, passed away Wednesday (Sept. 20, 2017) at UPMC Chautauqua WCA. He was born in Warren Pa., on Jan. 23, 1942, the son of Ed Hoover and Florence Walters Shirley. John was employed as a crane operator for the former Weinstein Scrap Yard and was previously ...

Eva Jean Currie

Eva Jean Currie

Eva Jean Currie, 99, of St. Columban's on the Lake in Silver Creek, formerly of Fredonia, passed peacefully on Sept. 1, 2017. Jean was born on Berry Road in Fredonia on May 5, 1918, the only child to Stanley and Harriet (Keith) Kusneske. She was a graduate of Fredonia High School and ...

Paul J. McCabe

Paul J. McCabe

Paul J. McCabe, 90, of 304 East Elmwood Ave., Falconer, N.Y., passed away at 9:05 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in Heritage Village Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility. An area resident since 1951, he was born Dec. 22, 1926, in Ashford, N.Y., a son of the late Oscar H. and Rose L. Fuller ...

Sylvia L. Huber

Sylvia L. Huber

Sylvia L. Huber, 81, of 2759 Bentley Ave., Jamestown, passed away at 5:50 a.m. Friday, Sept, 22, 2017, in her home. A lifelong area resident, she was born March 19, 1936, in Jamestown, N.Y., a daughter of the late Lawrence and Elizabeth Dawson Smith. Before her retirement, she was employed ...

Paul J. McCabe

Paul J. McCabe

Paul J. McCabe, 90, of 304 East Elmwood Ave., Falconer, N.Y., passed away at 9:05 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in Heritage Village Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility. An area resident since 1951, he was born Dec. 22, 1926, in Ashford, N.Y., a son of the late Oscar H. and Rose L. Fuller ...

Anthony J. "Tony" Corio

Anthony J. “Tony” Corio

Anthony J. "Tony" Corio of Henrietta, N.Y., formerly of Lockport, N.Y., passed away Sept. 20, 2017, at age 82.  He is survived by his wife, Gertrude "Trudy" Corio; children: Mark (Alice) Corio, Kathleen Allchin and Timothy (Darlene) Corio; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; ...

Sylvia L. Huber

Sylvia L. Huber

Sylvia L. Huber, 81, of 2759 Bentley Ave., Jamestown, passed away at 5:50 a.m. Friday, Sept, 22, 2017, in her home. A lifelong area resident, she was born March 19, 1936, in Jamestown, N.Y., a daughter of the late Lawrence and Elizabeth Dawson Smith. Before her retirement, she was employed ...

Dorothy Mae Mee

Dorothy Mae Mee

Dorothy Mae Mee, 94, of Falconer, passed away Wednesday (Sept. 20, 2017) in Lutheran Home and Rehab Nursing. A lifelong area resident, she was born Jan. 16, 1923, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Merton Cornell and Ester Erickson Cornell. In earlier years, she was employed by ...

Robert D. “Bob” Lawson

Robert D. "Bob" Lawson, 84, of 436 Hebner St., Jamestown, passed away at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in the Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility. He was the husband of Mary Lou Cave Lawson, and was a retired meat cutter for the former Rockmans Super Duper, Quality ...

Beardsley, Charlotte

Charlotte A. Beardsley

KENNEDY — Charlotte A. Beardsley, 81, of Kennedy, passed away Wednesday (Sept. 20, 2017) at her home. She was born Jan. 7, 1936, in Jamestown, the daughter of Austin and Edith Ryberg Beardsley. Before retiring, she had been employed at Frewsburg Central School for many years. Charlotte ...