Henrietta M. Bollman
TONAWANDA, NY - Henrietta M. Bollman, 81, of 7264 Nash Road, formerly of Berry Road, Fredonia, died Wednesday (Oct. 31, 2001) in North Gate Manor, Tonawanda. She was born Jan. 16, 1920, in Dunkirk, the daughter of Thomas and Ann Wojcinski Gestwicki. She was employed as a clerk in the accounts payable department at Welch’s. Surviving are two daughters: Patricia Joffer of Grand Junction, Colo., and Ann Arcara of Lockport; a son, Michael E. Miller of Phoenix, Ariz.; a stepson, Van Miller of Tonawanda; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her second husband, Norman Bollman; and her brother, Edward Gestwicki. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Larson-Timko Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Willowbrook Park Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.
Bonnie M. Kulig
JAMESTOWN , NY - Bonnie M. Kulig, 75, of Heritage Park Health Care Center, formerly of 42 Hotchkiss St., died at 10:25 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 31, 2001) in WCA Hospital. A lifelong Jamestown resident, she was born May 14, 1926, a daughter of Harold and Emma Walker Beaustrom. She was a 1944 Jamestown High School graduate. She loved her great-granddaughter, Abrielle Sigular. Surviving are two sons: Steven Kulig of Jamestown and Scott Kulig of Frewsburg; a daughter, Janet Sebala of Pahoa, Hawaii; 11 grandchildren: Paddy and Kelly Daly of Hawaii, Alex and Zak Wells of California, Ben, Jeff and Emme Kulig of Jamestown and Chad, Brad, Kara and Kristi Kulig, all of Frewsburg. She was preceded in death by her husbnad, John L. Kulig, whom she married Sept. 22, 1945, and who died June 18, 1989; a daughter, Nancy Wells on Feb. 14, 2001; and a sister, Mary Lou Fleming. A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Visitation will not be observed. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Chautauqua County. Arrangements are by the Lind Funeral Home.
Charles E. Carlson
BROCTON , NY - BROCTON — Charles E. Carlson, 53, of Lake Avenue, died Tuesday (Oct. 30, 2001) in his home. He was born June 24, 1948, in Dunkirk, the son of the late Leonard and Elizabeth Smith Carlson. He had been a Brocton resident for the past 15 years and was formerly of Portland and Westfield. He was a veteran of Vietnam, serving in the U.S. Army. He had been an employee of Belden and Blake of Westfield as a well tender for the past 12 years. He is survived by his wife, Bonny Sunday Carlson; a son, Mike Carlson of Brocton; three daughters: Belinda Eddy, Candy Aitcheson of Fredonia and Sherry Millett of Stockton; five brothers: Robert, Gordon and Allen Carlson, all of Brocton, Dennis Carlson of Columbia, S.C., and Calvin Carlson of Westfield; nine sisters: Joyce Kelsey of Stockton, Mary Lou Rater of North Carolina, Elaine Gugino of Cassadaga, Judy Sanders of Westfield, Shirley Anderson of Brocton, Phyllis Johnson of Maple Springs, Barbara Billings of Hilton, N.Y., Margaret Perkins of Cattaraugus, Debra Carlson of Mayville; and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ernest Carlson. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Morse Funeral Home, Brocton. The Rev. Stewart Thompson will officiate. Military funeral services will be conducted by the American Legion John W. Dill Post 434, Brocton. Burial will be in the Westfield Union Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.
Nels G. Carlson
JAMESTOWN , NY - Nels G. Carlson, 76, of 26 Dearing St., died at 5:28 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 31, 2001) in WCA Hospital. A lifelong area resident, he was born June 15, 1925, in Jamestown, the son of Gustav F. and Eva W. Lundquist Carlson. Following his graduation from Jamestown High School, he served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946, with service in the South Pacific. He was employed by the former AMSCO-Jamestown for 39 1/2 years, retiring in 1986 as a layout man. He had attended Immanuel Lutheran Church and was a member of the Vikings Ingjald Lodge 65. He was an avid sports fan and had collected trading cards for many sports. Surviving are his wife, Katherine Ruckman Carlson, whom he married Aug. 9, 1952; a daughter, Karen E. Peterson of Las Vegas; and a sister, Marion C. Bland of Greenhurst. He was preceded in death by a brother, Richard W. Carlson, who died Dec. 14, 1992. The funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Dr. Wesley L. Hamlin, pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today in the funeral home.
Edith M. Dean
JAMESTOWN , NY - WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Edith M. Dean, 93, formerly of Jamestown and Mayville, died Tuesday (Oct. 30, 2001) in the Bishop Gray Inn, Davenport, Fla. She was born Nov. 20, 1907 in Albion, N.Y. She was a homemaker and attended the former Epworth United Methodist, now Christ First United Methodist Church, in Jamestown and Trinity United Methodist Church in Winter Haven. She is survived by a son, William Dean of Winter Haven; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. The funeral service was held Nov. 1 in Crisp-Coon Funeral Chapel, Winter Haven.
Orville J. Cain
STEAMBURG , NY - Orville J. Cain, 68, of 10247 Burr Road, died at 9:55 a.m. Sunday (Nov. 25, 2001) in his home. A lifelong area resident, he was born Dec. 23, 1932, in Quaker Bridge, town of Elko, Cattaraugus County, the son of the late Neil E. and Mildred L. Burr Cain. He graduated from Randolph High School in 1950 and served in the U.S. Air Force from Nov. 4, 1952, to Aug. 11, 1956, during the Korean War, serving two years in Germany. Earlier, he had been employed as a bookkeeper for Veneer and Plywood Corp. in Jamestown, Marlin Rockwell Corp. Jamestown plant and later for Hunkin-Conkey Construction Co. of Buffalo. He was a member of the Randolph Post 181, American Legion, Randolph Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6533, the Sampson Air Force Base, Veterans Association Inc., Post 1519, Geneva, N.Y., and the American Association of Retired Persons. He had attended the Grace Episcopal Church in Randolph. Surviving is a brother, Harold V. Cain of Randolph. Besides his father, who died in 1975, and his mother, who died in 1970, he is preceded in death by a brother, Donald Neil Cain, who died in 1969. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Falconer Funeral Home. The Rev. David P. Noves, pastor of the Grace Episcopal Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Steamburg Cemetery. The Randolph Post 181 American Legion will conduct full military honors. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Coldspring Ambulance Fund, Steamburg, N.Y., 14783.
Ronald F. Zock
BETHEL PARK , PA - Ronald F. Zock, 58, of RD 1 Matthews Run Road, Youngsville, died suddenly at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 31, 2001). He was born June 13, 1943, in Warren, the son of John and Irene Leichtenberger Zock. He was the owner and operator of Ron’s Garage on Matthews Run Road for 39 years and was an avid NASCAR fan. Surviving are his wife, Roxy Anderson Zock, whom he married on Feb. 2, 1963, in Warren; a son, Tim J. Zock of Warren; and a daughter, Kerry Sveda of Youngsville; three grandchildren: Jonathan, Lacey and Michael Sveda, all of Youngsville; two brothers: Steve S. and Johnny A. Zock, both of Youngsville; and two sisters: Rita Cox of Warren and Joann Cobb of Evans, Ga. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Hubert-Lewis Funeral Home Inc., Youngsville. The Rev. James Swanson II, pastor of Scandia Covenant Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Warren County Memorial Park. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 185 Hospital Drive, Warren, Pa.
Donna G. Thompson
WARREN , PA - Donna G. Thompson, 62, of 103 Jackson Ave., died at 1:10 a.m. Sunday (November 25, 2001) in the Beverly Health Care-Kinzua Valley. She was born July 16, 1939, in Warren, the daughter of Geoffrey and Ruth Wales Claypool. She is survived by her husband, Robert J. Thompson, whom she married Aug. 10, 1956, in Jamestown; two daughters: Lorrie Littlefield of Sheffield, Pa., and Jamie Wills of Port Charlotte, Fla.; a son, James ‘‘Jim’’ Thompson of Sayre, Pa.; five grandchildren; four sisters: Dorothy Ballard of Warren, Marge Redmond of Erie, Beverly May of Phoenix and Pat Whipple of Hollywood, Fla.; and four brothers: Ronnie Claypool of Florida, Larry Claypool of Arizona and Thomas and Robert Claypool, both of Erie. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant brother, James Claypool; and a granddaughter, Tina Farnsworth. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home Inc. The Rev. Marcus Briggs, chaplain of Warren General Hospital, will officiate. Interment will be in Foster Cemetery, Lander, Pa. Memorials may be made to the Warren County Unit of the American Cancer Society.
FREDONIA — Robert Dyment of Fredonia, a nationally known magazine writer, died Friday (Jan. 25, 2002) at home following a brief illness. Born in Buffalo, he was the son of Irene Dyment of the Lake Shore Nursing Home and Ray Dyment Sr. After graduating from Silver Creek High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving two years in the Army’s Public Information and Counter-Intelligence agencies, graduating with honors from educational programs offered to servicemen. A graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology, he majored in graphic arts and publishing. After holding the position of associated editor and editor of three Rochester-area newspapers, he returned to Northern Chautauqua County to devote full time to writing articles for most of the nation’s leading business, industrial and technical magazines, for which he became a contributing or field editor with some. He also had articles published in many consumer magazines, including Reader’s Digest, Parade and Popular Mechanics. He eventually started Superintendent’s Profile, a magazine sent to every county, town, village and city highway department of public works superintendent and transportation department officials in New York state. He sold the magazine in 1994 to a Syracuse publishing company. He was an early member of the Dunkirk Kiwanis Club and belonged to the National Writers Club, Associated Business Writers of America and various municipal organizations. Surviving are his wife, Frances Vacanti Dyment; a son, Robert of Westfield; a daughter, Anne of Buffalo; and a brother, Ray Dyment Jr. of Scottsville, N.Y. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Marjorie Peller of Buffalo; and an infant son, Henry. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Larson-Timko Funeral Home, 20 Central Ave., Fredonia, followed by a private burial in Forest Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.
Sheridan E. Spicer
FALCONER NY Sheridan E. Spicer, 98, of 17 W. James St., died at 1:31 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 24, 2002) in WCA Hospital. An area resident most of his life, he was born July 29, 1903, in Wellsville, N.Y., the son of Elmer and Etta Gowdy Spicer. He was a graduate of Olean High School and the University of Buffalo School of Pharmacy. He was employed as a pharmacist by Wallace Davis in 1938. The association evolved into a partnership of the Davis Drug Stores, one located on Fairmount Avenue in Jamestown and one on the corner of Work and Main streets in Falconer. The association spanned for 29 years and he retired in 1965. He was a charter member and past president of the Falconer Rotary Club and was a 50-year member of the Moonbrook Country Club. He is survived by his wife, Thelma K. McAuliffe Spicer, whom he married Aug. 23, 1941, in Allegany, N.Y.; a son, Lance S. Spicer of Falconer; and two granddaughters: Kristin A. Walter of Jamestown and Amy K. Spicer of Lake Placid. He was preceded in death by two sisters: Florence Spicer and Mildred Dahlstrand; and four brothers: Elmer, Wayne and Emerson Spicer, and an infant brother, Marion Spicer. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Falconer. The Rev. Mary Alice Peterhaensel, pastor of the church, will officiate. Inurnment will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Falconer. No visitation will be observed. Memorials may be made to the Falconer Library, Falconer, N.Y., 14733.
Dorothy H. Skeels
LITTLE VALLEY , NY - Dorothy H. Skeels, 79, of Erie Street, died Sunday (Jan. 27, 2002) in Olean General Hospital. She was born May 17, 1922, in Little Valley, the daughter of Harry and Gladys Bliss Waite. She was a lifelong resident of the Little Valley area and a charter member the Eddyville Community Church, where she was very active. She was employed by Borden’s in Little Valley, and along with her husband, owned and operated a dairy farm in Maples for many years. She is survived by two sons: Dennis and Dale Skeels, both of Little Valley; two grandsons: Adam and Brett Skeels; a great-grandchild; and four brothers: Richard Waters of Little Valley, Robert Waters of Waco, Texas, Kermit Ryman of Treasure Lake, Pa., and Donald Ryman of Streetsboro, Ohio. She was preceded in death by three sisters: Marjorie Drew, Mabel Waite and Cassie Nickola; and three brothers: Malcolm and Raymond Waters and Howard Waite. A private family service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Little Valley Rural Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Eddyville Community Church or the Little Valley Memorial Library. Arrangements are by the Mentley Funeral Home Inc., 411 Rock City St., Little Valley.
Mary H. Davis
FREWSBURG , NY - Mary H. Davis, 86, of 13 Frew Run Road, formerly of Corydon, Pa., died Wednesday (Jan. 24, 2002) in WCA Hospital. She was born Feb. 19, 1915, in Pittsburgh, the daughter of Gottlieb and Caroline Mertz Phillips. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Frewsburg, and its United Methodist Women and the Carroll Senior Citizens and the Frewsburg Study Club. She enjoyed gardening. She is survived by two sons: Douglas Davis of New Market, Md., and Dennis Davis of Kane, Pa.; a daughter, Carolyn Smallback of Cherry Creek; five grandchildren: Matthew Davis of Kane, Alan Davis of Ellicott City, Md., Lisa Witt of Baltimore, Thomas and Amy Smallback, both of Cherry Creek; a great-grandson; and stepchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Davis; and infant son, Frederick Davis; a brother, Henry Phillips; and three sisters: Minnie Common, Emelia and Josephine. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg. The Rev. David Piatt, pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church, Frewsburg, will officiate. Burial will in Corydon Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, Frewsburg.
Norman W. Kidd
LAKEWOOD , NY - Norman W. Kidd, 76, of the Lutheran Retirement Home, formerly of Lakewood, died Thursday (Jan. 24, 2002) in the retirement home. He was born Oct. 10, 1925, in Jamestown, the son of William E. and Mable Eckendorf Kidd. He enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his nieces and nephews. He is survived by a brother, William E. Kidd Jr. of Frewsburg; and a sister, Patricia A. Crandall of Lakewood. He was preceded in death by three brothers: Robert, Melvin and Roland Kidd. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. No visitation will be observed. Memorials may be made to the Lutheran Retirement Home. Arrangements are by the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.
A. Earl Maggio
8/3/2004 - A. Earl Maggio Jr., 73, of 7302 Westminster Drive, Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Jamestown, died at 3:15 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 1, 2004) in his home. Arrangements will be announed by the Lind Funeral Home.