mark on June 18th, 2016

EackerRFORESTVILLE:  Robert A. Eacker, 82, of Center Street, Forestville, died Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at TLC/HN-Lake Shore Hospital, Irving, following a lengthy illness.  He was born in the Town of Sheridan, on March 4, 1934, the son of the late Richard and Lucy (Robinson) Eacker.

He served two terms in the U.S. Army.  Survivors include his wife Eileen R. (Wagner) Eacker of Forestville, whom he married in Brookings, SD on March 14, 1964, three sons Gary Eacker, of Virginia Beach, VA; Todd Eacker, of Naples, FL; Christopher (Kim) Eacker, of Richardson, TX; three daughters, Kathleen (Joe) Bringley, of Rochester; Julie (Jeff) Metzgar, of Palm Harbor, FL; Carol (Bill) Cryan, of Katona, NY; one brother, one sister, 11 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild & several nephews.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by his father-in-law & mother-in-law Allen & Bernadine Wagner.

There will be no visitation observed.  Private Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family and Interment will be in Pioneer Cemetery, Forestville.

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

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mark on June 8th, 2016

HowardDFREDONIA:  Denise M. Howard, 61, of Rt. 60 Fredonia, formerly of Forestville & Canandaigua, passed away Tuesday, June 7th, 2016, at her residence, surrounded by her family after a brief but courageous battle with cancer.  She was born in Canandaigua, NY on December 26, 1954, the daughter of the late Milton “Mickey” and Joan (Peck) Speers.

Mrs. Howard was a graduate of Canandaigua Academy, Class of 1972 and worked various jobs in and around Canandaigua before meeting the love of her life and relocating to Forestville.  She became a fan of country living and youth sports.  Mrs. Howard enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, playing games on the computer and settling down in the evening to watch her favorite TV shows.

Survivors include her husband Robert J. Howard of Fredonia, whom she married on July 27, 1996, in Forestville, two sons Jeffrey (Deborah Lazzaro) Klusek, of Liverpool; Jeremy (Angel Franklin) Klusek, of Machias; a daughter, Christina (Troy Smith) Klusek, of Forestville; a brother, Scott Speers, of Rochester; two sisters, Marcia Ryan, of Canandaigua and Audrey (Brian) Buck, of Kalispell, MT.  Also surviving are 8 grandchildren- Karissa, Garrett, Trinity, Hannah, Olivia, Jakayla, Alexis & Jenise, several nieces, nephews & cousins.

Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Saturday, from 11-1 pm, from where Funeral Services will follow at 1 o’clock, with Rev. James D. Witherington, Jr., HOSPICE chaplain, officiating.

The family suggests memorials may be made either to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or to the National Kidney Foundation Finance Dept., 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

 

mark on June 4th, 2016

TroutmanRFORESTVILLE:  Rose M. Troutman, 78 of Forestville, died Friday afternoon, June 3, 2016 at ECMC, following a short illness. She was born on August 6, 1937, the daughter of the late Henry and Mary Waligora.

Mrs. Troutman was a Dairy Farmer most of her life and was cherished by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She loved going on trips to the Casinos and being a member of both the Kosciuszko Club and the Dom Polski Clubs in Dunkirk.

Survivors include her children Deborah (William) Szymanski, Marie Troutman, Daniel (Paula) Troutman, Barbara (Ray) Valentine, Richard (Jill) Troutman, and brothers, Walter Waligora and Robert (Jackie) Waligora.  Also surviving are 13 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.  Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband Robert Troutman, who died February 15, 2007 and by many sisters & brothers.

There will be no prior visitation observed.  A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday morning, June 26th at 11 am from the Kosciuszko Club, 252 Nevins Street, Dunkirk.  Mrs. Troutman donated her body to the University at Buffalo Anatomical Gift Program.

Memorial Donations may be made to either the Forestville Fire Dept. Emergency & Rescue Squad, PO Box 299, Forestville, NY 14062 or to the South Dayton Fire Dept. Emergency & Rescue Squad, PO Box 88, South Dayton, NY 14138.  Local arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

As Rose would say, “We’ll Be Talking”

 

mark on June 1st, 2016

GibsonGLEHIGH ACRES, FL:  Gail Ann (Eberhardt) Gibson, died February 21, 2016 at Hope Hospice, Lehigh Acres, FL.  She was born in Buffalo on June 22, 1938, the daughter of the late Glenn “Bud” and Phyllis O. (Pattyson) Eberhardt.  Mrs. Gibson grew up in Silver Creek & Kenmore.  She was a graduate of Kenmore West High School, attended SUNY Fredonia and graduated from American Airlines Flight School in Dallas, Texas.

Survivors include two brothers Glenn Paul (Jeri) Eberhardt of Kenmore, William Jay (Evelyn) Eberhardt of Naples, FL, aunts & uncles Robert & Shirley Coon of Fredonia, Gilbert & Janie Pattyson of Rogers, AR, nephew Jay Pattyson (Denise) Eberhardt and great nieces & nephews.  Also surviving are several cousins including Gileen W. French and special cousin Nancy Eberz, both of Dunkirk.  Besides her parents she was predeceased by her beloved son Paul Jay Lindbergh and her husband Warren E. Gibson.

A Graveside Memorial Service will be held in Sheridan Center Cemetery, Saturday afternoon, June 4th at One o’clock.  The family suggests memorial donations may be made to Hope Hospice, 1201 Wings Way, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936.

Local arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com

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.