mark on May 17th, 2016

CardotJCASSADAGA:  Jeffery A. Cardot, Jr., 31, of Center Road, Cassadaga, passed away Sunday, May 15th, 2016 at his residence.  He was born in Jamestown, on July 19, 1984, the son of Jeffery and Linda (Reynolds) Cardot, Sr. of Cassadaga.  He was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of 2002 and attended Alfred State College.

Mr. Cardot was currently working as a Mechanic for Don Case Auto Parts, Little Valley, for 4 years.  He also previously worked for Valley Tire as a mechanic and for Gullo Landscaping.  Mr. Cardot enjoyed snowmobiling, playing with his nieces & nephews and doing things for other people.

Besides his parents, survivors include three sisters, Melinda (Randy) VanArsdale, of Cassadaga; Crystal Cardot, of Fredonia; Ashley (Stephen) Lindquist, of Cassadaga; and a brother, Steven Cardot, of Eden, NC.  Also surviving are his maternal grandmother Alice Reynolds of Jamestown and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces & nephews.  He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents Marvin (Jean) Cardot, maternal grandfather Ernest Reynolds, uncle Larry Reynolds, aunt Jan Hume and 2 nephews Zackery & Justin VanArsdale.

Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Sunday, from 2-4 & 7-9 pm, from where Funeral Services will be held Monday morning at 11 o’clock, with Rev. Bruce M. Ellis, pastor of the Forestville Wesleyan Church, officiating.  Interment will follow in Burnham Hollow Cemetery, Town of Arkwright.

The family suggests memorials may be made to the Memorial Fund for Jeffery A. Cardot, Jr. %Inner Lakes Federal Credit Union, 3795 Lakeview Road, Fredonia, NY 14063.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

mark on May 16th, 2016

DyeCDyeC2FORESTVILLE:  Charles R. Dye, Sr., 61, of Creek Road Forestville, died Sunday, May 15th, 2016 at his residence, following a courageous battle with cancer.  He was born in Cumberland, MD on March 20, 1955, the son of the late Jacob and Angie (Broadwater) Dye.

Mr. Dye served in the Military for over 35 years, starting with the Marine Corps from 1972-1983, the New Hampshire National Guard and continued with the Army from 1985-2010, working as a Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor and retiring as a Master Sergeant.  In 2011, he graduated from Columbia Southern University with a Master’s of Science Degree.  Mr. Dye was a life member of the Marine Corps League and the NRA.  He was a member of American Legion Post #777 Celoron, Sheridan VFW Memorial Post #6390, Loyal Order of the Moose #89, Dunkirk, Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club, First Ward Falcon Club, and the Kosciuszko Club Dunkirk.  He was also in a local bowling league, horseshoe league and golf league.  Mr. Dye enjoyed fishing, hunting and the outdoors.  He especially loved dancing with his wife and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Charlene J. (Howard) Dye of Forestville, whom he married on February 14, 1993, in the Town of Arkwright, three sons Jacob (Amanda) Dye, of Ft. Dix, NJ; Charles (Magdalena) Dye, Jr., of Dunkirk; Thomas Dye, of Maine; two daughters, Pam (Phil Erick) Dye, of Forestville; Melissa Borowiak, of Forestville, two brothers, Roy and Paul Dye and three sisters, Dorothy Myers, Sharon Thomas and Anna Dye.  Also surviving are 9 grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by 4 brothers Jimmy, Billy, Donald & Louis Dye and by a sister Donna Fields.

Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Thursday, from 2-4 & 7-9 PM, from where Funeral Services will be held from Friday morning at 10 o’clock, with Rev. James D. Witherington, Jr., Hospice Chaplain, officiating.  Interment will follow in Forestville Cemetery.  Military Graveside Services will be conducted by members of the Dunkirk Joint Veteran’s Council.

The family suggests memorials may be made to HOSPICE Palliative Care of Jamestown, 20 W. Fairmount Avenue Lakewood, NY 14750.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

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mark on May 16th, 2016

GageJFORESTVILLE:  Joann N. Gage, 81, of Rt. 39 Forestville, died Sunday, May 15th, 2016 at Gowanda Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Gowanda.  She was born in Niagara Falls, NY on December 24, 1934, the daughter of the late Reginald and Irene (Porter) Webber.

Mrs. Gage enjoyed baking pies & cakes, watching hummingbirds and her grandchildren.  Survivors include two sons Charles Gage, of Forestville; Robert (Delana) Gage, of South Dayton; two daughters, Nancy (Mark) Smith, of Mayville; Cathey (James) Bock, of Forestville; three brothers, William (Sharon) Webber, of South Dayton; Edward (Dorothy) Webber, of Lewiston, NY; Fred (Temple) Webber, of Forestville; three sisters, Ilean (Joe) Nenoff, of Florida; Diane Emke Webb, of South Dayton; Carol Gage, of Forestville.  Also surviving are 3 grandchildren-Justin & Luke Smith, Allen Gage and several nieces & nephews.  Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband Allen J. Gage, whom she married June 27, 1953 in Perrysburg United Methodist Church and who died February 19, 2011, a sister Dorothy Babbit and twin brothers.

Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Wednesday, from 2-4 & 7-9 pm, from where Funeral Services will be held Thursday morning at 10 o’clock with Rev. James D. Hankey, pastor of the Forestville United Methodist Church, officiating.  Interment will follow in Villenova Cemetery, South Dayton.

The family suggests memorials may be made to Forestville Fire Dept. Emergency & Rescue Squad, PO Box 299, Forestville, NY 14062.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

mark on May 11th, 2016

CarrollRFORESTVILLE:  Robert B. Carroll, Sr., 85, of Pearl Street, Forestville, passed away Saturday, May 7th, 2016 at Seneca Manor, West Seneca.  He was born in Buffalo on September 29, 1930, the son of the late Llewellyn and Evelyn (Wagner) Carroll.

Mr. Carroll served in the Army National Guard from 1948-1956.  He worked as a Machinist for the former ITT Standard in Buffalo, for 40 years.  Mr. Carroll was an avid runner, belonging to the Checkers AC Running Club (running in multiple marathons) and biker.

Survivors include two sons Robert (Rebecca) Carroll, Jr., of Bar Harbor, ME; David (Catherine) Carroll, of Tonawanda; five daughters, Joanne (Steven) Chestna, of Boston, MA; Shirley (James) Shevlin, Jr., of Silver Creek; Mary Theresa Carroll, of Forestville; Judith (Jill) Carroll, of Seattle, WA; Kathleen (Eric) Reynolds, of West Seneca; two brothers, Douglas (Nora) Carroll, of Buffalo and Brian Carroll, of Hamburg.  Also surviving are 9 grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by his wife Theresa M. (Molloy) Carroll, whom he married on May 15, 1954 in Buffalo and who died March 15, 1991, a daughter Mary Evelyn Carroll and a brother Stuart Carroll.

There will be no visitation observed.  A Catholic Burial Service will be held Saturday afternoon, May 21st at 2 o’clock from Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville, with Rev. Daniel Fiebelkorn, pastor of Faith Community Our Lady of Mt. Carmel-St. Rose of Lima RC Church officiating.

The family suggests memorials may be made either to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

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mark on April 28th, 2016

FancherGFORESTVILLE:  Gerald “Jerry” C. Fancher, 74, of Route 83, Forestville, died Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk, following a lengthy illness.  He was born in Silver Creek, on April 26, 1942, the son of the late Harold and Frances (Williams) Fancher.

Mr. Fancher worked as a custodian & bus driver for Pine Valley Central School, Cherry Creek, for 15 years and worked for Blakely Construction for 13 years.  He was a member of AA for 39 years.  He enjoyed operating his antique scroll saw at craft shows and the County Fair, loved to do woodwork, especially toys for the grandchildren and enjoyed being with family & helping people in general.

Survivors include his wife Nancy  L. (Morrison) Fancher of Forestville, whom he married 54 years ago on November 11, 1961 in the Hamlet United Methodist Church, four daughters, Rochelle “Shelly” Junghans, of Forestville; Kathrine (Joseph) Ridenour, of Patterson, NY; Amy Scott and Jennifer (John) Conway, both of Sinclairville; and a son, William “Chris” Fancher, of Fredonia.  He is also survived by a sister in law Judy Houben of Youngsville, PA, 7 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and several nieces.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by a sister Norma Bouquin and 2 brothers Gilbert “Gib” and Donald Fancher.

Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville Saturday morning from 10-11 am, from where Funeral Services will be follow at 11 o’clock with Pastor Matt Wittenbrook, of South Dayton Free Methodist Church, officiating.  Interment will follow in Arkwright Summit Cemetery, Town of Arkwright.

The family suggests memorials may be made either to Forestville Fire Dept. Emergency & Rescue Squad, PO Box 299, Forestville, NY 14062 or to Hamlet United Methodist Church, Rt. 83, South Dayton, NY 14138 or American Lung Association, Donation Processing Center, PO Box 7000, Albert Lea, MN 56007-8001.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhopme.com.

mark on April 24th, 2016

DUNKIRK:  Mary Rose Bottillo, 85, of West Lake Road, Dunkirk, died, Friday, April 22nd, 2016 at Brooks Memorial Hospital.  She was born in Troy, NY on May 12, 1930, the daughter of the late Louis and Angeline (Farina) Bottillo.

There will be no visitation observed.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday morning at 11 o’clock from St. Dominic RC Church, Brocton, with Rev. Joseph Walter officiating.  Private Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Dunkirk.    Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

mark on April 23rd, 2016

FORESTVILLE:  Daniel J. Sullivan, 65, of Bradigan Road, Forestville, formerly of Ione & Seattle, Washington, died Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 at his residence, following a short battle with cancer.  He was born in Ione, WA in 1950, the son of the late Leonard and Maxine (Lake) Sullivan.

Mr. Sullivan served in the U.S. Army and received the Meritorius Service Medal as site chief, Liebenau Radio Station, 518th Signal Company.  He worked as a Senior Project Manager for Nortel Networks, Inc. Richardson, TX, for 20 years, where he received several awards and recognitions.  Mr. Sullivan also worked as part of their Global Network Team.  After working for Nortel, he continued working in the Telecommunications Industry as a Private Contractor.

Mr. Sullivan was a member of J. Carter Knapp American Legion Post #953, Forestville and a former member of the American Legion in Ione, WA.  He was a vocal supporter of the American Constitution, 2nd Amendment and Freedom of Speech “Molon Labe”.  He enjoyed long distance motorcycle riding, traveling & sailing.

Survivors include his wife Michele (Coppola) Sullivan of Forestville, whom he married December 29, 1998 in Seattle, WA, two daughters, Kim (Charles) Douvia, of Tukwila, WA; Megan Sullivan, of Forestville; a son, Jason (Christie) Sullivan, of Frisco, TX; three brothers, David (Janet) Sullivan, Dennis (Melanie) Sullivan, both of Ione, WA and Donald (Janet) Sullivan, of Metaline, WA.  Also surviving are 9 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday afternoon, April 30th at 3 o’clock from Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville, with Rev. Patrick White, officiating, followed by a Military Service conducted by members of J. Carter Knapp American Legion Post #953, Forestville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made either to the Patriot Guard Riders, Inc. %Tatum & Associates, Inc., 6641 E. 85th Street North, Owasso, OK 74055 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

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BogartCSILVER CREEK:  Clarence “Butch” L. Bogart, Jr., 76, of Hanford Road, Silver Creek, died Saturday, April 9th, 2016 at his residence, following a lengthy illness.  He was born in Auburn on July 25, 1939, the son of the late Clarence and Anna (Kolp) Bogart, Sr.

Mr. Bogart worked as a Welder/Fabricator for Excelco Developments, Inc. Silver Creek, for 30 years.  He lived in Silver Creek for 47 years was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Silver Creek and was a former member of the Kosciuszko Club, Dunkirk, Silver Creek Moose Lodge and Hanover Fire Department.  Mr. Bogart was an avid bowler, loved fishing, camping and traveling (in 2013 they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in Hawaii with his daughter & son-in-law Lisa & Chris).  He enjoyed being around family, grandchildren, great grandchildren & friends.

Survivors include his wife Judy L. (Williams) Bogart of Silver Creek, whom he married on January 19, 1963 in the Portland Congregational Church, two sons Daniel Dickenson, of South Carolina; Timothy (Kathryn Coleman) Bogart, of Irving; three daughters, Wendy (Steven Wood) McCue, of Vista, CA; Lisa (Christopher) Ardillo, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii; Tammy (Henry) Miller Korzeniewski, of Sheridan; three brothers, Francis (Brenda) Bogart, of Gilbert, SC; Clinton Bogart, of Weedsport, NY; Kenneth (Sandra) Bogart, of Seneca Falls, NY; and a sister, Helen Sherpardson, of Auburn, NY.  Also surviving are 11 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by a son-in-law Martin A. Miller, 2 sisters-in-law Barbara Bogart & Sharon Woods, and 2 brothers-in-law Dudley Williams & Donald Woods.

There will be no visitation observed.  A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1 o’clock from Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville, with Rev. James D. Witherington, Jr., HOSPICE Chaplain, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family to help with medical expenses.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

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HannahWFORESTVILLE:  William H. Hannah, 88, of Bennett State Road, Forestville, died Thursday, April 7th, 2016 at his residence, following a lengthy illness.  He was born in Blasdell on September 12, 1927, the son of the late William E. and Gladys (Cox) Hannah.

Mr. Hannah served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War and received the Purple Heart.  He worked as a BOF Operator for the former Bethlehem Steel Corp. Lackawanna, for 35 years and he also owned & operated a grape farm in Forestville from 1971-2002.  Mr. Hannah was a lifetime member of the VFW Post #5798 in Angola.  He loved his dogs & farming.

Survivors include three sons, William J. (Diane) Hannah, of Shreveport, LA; Thomas (Bernadette) Hannah, of Elmira; Robert Hannah, of Fredonia; and a brother, Robert (Carrie) Hannah, of Burbank, CA.  Also surviving are 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by his wife Blanche A. (Pawlak) Hannah, whom he married November 15, 1957 in Buffalo and who died March 29, 2016, by a son John H. Hannah, who died November 13, 2015 and by a sister Patricia Hannah.

Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Monday, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, from where Prayer Services will be held Tuesday morning at 9:30 followed by A Mass of Christian Burial at 10 o’clock, from St. Rose of Lima RC Church, Center Street, Forestville, with Rev. Daniel Fiebelkorn officiating.  Interment will follow in Pioneer Cemetery Forestville, where Military Graveside Services will be conducted by members of American Legion Post #928, Derby.

The family suggests memorials may be made to Forestville Fire Dept. Emergency & Rescue Squad, Chestnut Street, Forestville, NY 14062.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

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mark on April 2nd, 2016

MahleLDUNKIRK:  Lois G. Mahle, 89, a resident of Chautauqua Nursing & Rehab Center, Temple Road Dunkirk, formerly of Gardner Street, Fredonia, died Friday, April 1st, 2016 at her residence, following a lengthy illness.  She was born in Cherry Creek, on August 4, 1926, the daughter of the late Millard and Gladys (Crumb) Chase.

Mrs. Mahle was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of 1944 and worked as a Clerk at Publix Corporate Offices Lakeland, FL., for 2 years.  She also had previously worked for the Fredonia Central School System on Eagle Street for 15 years, worked as a bookkeeper for 2 years for Indian Rocks Bank, Pinellas Park, FL and for the Pinellas County Schools as a clerk.  Mrs. Mahle was a former member of Laona United Methodist Church, Fredonia where she was former member of the United Methodist Women.  She enjoyed reading, crocheting & family get togethers.

Survivors include two daughters, Janet Mahle, of Fredonia; Laurie Mahle Sayers, of Dunkirk; a brother, Millard Chase, Jr., of Brocton; four sisters, R. Jean Buck, of Cassadaga; Olive Mae Becker and Kay M. (Victor) Richardson,  both of Brocton; and Una (Gilbert) Boquin, of Fredonia.  Also surviving are 3 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.  Besides her parents she was predeceased by her stepmother Mary (Newton) Chase and her husband Cecil Mahle, whom she married on June 29, 1944 in Laona and who died March 9, 2005.

There will be no visitation observed.  Funeral Services will be held Tuesday morning at 11 o’clock from Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville with Rev. Donald Carlson, officiating.  Interment will follow in Sheridan Center Cemetery.

The family suggests memorials may be made to Laona United Methodist Church, 9636 Wilson Road, Fredonia, NY 14063.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.