Obituary

mark on November 21st, 2017

FREDONIA:  David J. Szumigala, 71, of Lamberton Road, Fredonia, died Sunday, November 19th, 2017 at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk, following a lengthy illness.  He was born in the Town of Sheridan, on November 12, 1946, the son of the late Joseph and Stephanie (Rusnaczyk) Szumigala. He was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of […]

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mark on November 18th, 2017

SOUTH DAYTON:  Ella Mae Saye, 91, of Main Street, South Dayton, died Saturday, November 18th, 2017, at UPMC Chautauqua WCA Hospital, Jamestown, following a short illness.  She was born in Duke Center, PA on January 8, 1926, the daughter of the late Roland and Alta (Stuart) Smith. Mrs. Saye was a graduate of the former […]

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mark on November 18th, 2017

Buffalo:  Russell “Rusty” James Harp, 50, of Red Jacket Parkway, Buffalo, formerly of Forestville & Mayville, died suddenly Friday, November 17th, 2017, at TLC/HN-Lake Shore Hospital, Irving.  He was born in South Buffalo, on February 16, 1967, during a howling windstorm.  The third son and seventh child of David E. Harp, of Forestville and the […]

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mark on November 11th, 2017

FORESTVILLE:  Eugene M. Frost, 62, of Creek Road, Forestville, died Monday, November 6th, 2017 at Sisters of Charity Hospital, Buffalo.  He was born in Dunkirk on April 8, 1955, the son of the late Roy and Mabel (Butcher) Frost, Sr. Mr. Frost was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of 1973.  He worked for […]

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mark on November 11th, 2017

ASHEVILLE, NC:  Florence B. Butcher, 98, of Asheville, North Carolina, died Tuesday, October 31st, 2017.  She was born in Conewango, NY, on March 24, 1919, the daughter of the late Raymond and Myrtie (Wright) Bridenbaker. She was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of 1939.  Mrs. Butcher worked as a Toll Collector for the […]

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mark on November 4th, 2017

DUNKIRK:  Irene Rita Kniese, 99, a resident of Chautauqua Nursing & Rehab Center, Temple Road, Dunkirk, died Saturday, October 28th, 2017, at her residence, following a short illness.  She was born in Buffalo, on January 18, 1918, the daughter of the late Stanley and Sophia (Swendra) Slawinski and was always proud of her rich Polish […]

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mark on October 31st, 2017

FORESTVILLE:  Sharon L. Cervantes, 67, of Chestnut Street, Forestville, died Sunday, October 29th, 2017 unexpectedly, at her residence.  She was born in Buffalo, on May 19, 1950, the daughter of the late Thaddus Stroka and June (McCann) Gostomski. Mrs. Cervantes was currently employed in the cafeteria at Forestville Central School. Survivors include her husband Ralph […]

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mark on October 27th, 2017

 FORESTVILLE:  Edward H. Crecraft, 78, of Creek Road, Forestville, died Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at his residence.  He was born in Meadville, PA on October 15, 1939, the son of the late Bertha (Crecraft) Waldren Hicks. Mr. Crecraft started working with the former Red Wing Co., Fredonia, worked 12 years for the former Agway, Inc. […]

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mark on October 5th, 2017

FORESTVILLE: Douglas Rich Bunker, 88, of Hurlburt Road, Forestville and Buffalo, died Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at Buffalo General Hospital, following a short illness.  He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on July 10, 1929, the son of the late Bryan Lamond and Chloe Lapriel (Strong) Bunker. Mr. Bunker was a graduate of Las […]

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mark on October 3rd, 2017

ELLICOTTVILLE:  John Kelschenbach, 58, of Dolen Drive, Ellicottville, died Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at Olean General Hospital.  He was born in Buffalo on June 16, 1959, son of the late Frank and Joyce (Buck) Kelschenbach. Survivors include a brother, Frank Kelschenbach, of Cheektowaga. Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 […]

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