mark on August 23rd, 2021

ROCHESTER, NY:  Howard J. Crowell, 47, of Lexington Avenue, Rochester, NY, died unexpectedly Thursday, August 19th, 2021, at Rochester General Hospital.  He was born in Gowanda, on October 3, 1973, the son of John R. Crowell of Tennessee and Wendy L. (Richardson) Bird, of Sheridan.

  Howard worked as a Carpenter most of his life and was currently working as a Contractor with Dolce Property Solutions, Rochester.  He enjoyed golfing, playing basketball in a league, loved the Dallas Cowboys and spending time with family and friends.  Howard was passionate and thoroughly enjoyed life.

  Surviving besides his parents are his longtime girlfriend Julie McDonough of Rochester,  two daughters, Katelynn Bender, Kaylee Sosinski, a son Madison Crowell, a brother, Chris (Amanda) Bird and a sister, Courtney Crowell.  Also surviving are two grandchildren Lucas & Atlas Bender and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces & nephews.  He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents Howard & Phyllis Richardson and his paternal grandparents Ernest & Margaret Crowell.

  Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Tuesday evening from 6-8 PM from where Funeral Services will be held Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock, with Rev. David Watson, pastor of Sheridan United Methodist Church, officiating.

  The family suggests memorials may be made either to the Forestville Fire Department, Inc., PO Box 299, Forestville, NY 14062 or to the Salvation Army of Rochester, 70 Liberty Pole Way, Rochester, NY 14604.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

 

mark on August 21st, 2021

SPRINGVILLE:  Lois V. Magney, 93 of Springville, died Sunday, August 15th, 2021 at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital, Springville, following a short illness.  She was born in Bradford, PA on October 30, 1927, to the late Allen J. and Mildred (Booth) Anderson.

  Lois was a graduate of Bradford High School, Bradford, PA, worked as an Assembler for Fisher Price in Holland and also worked for the former M&M’s Dept. Store in Springville.  She enjoyed flowers, quilting, sewing and bouncing grandchildren on her lap.

  Survivors include two sons Jerald L. (Colleen) Morris and Jeffery (Marjory) Morris.  Also surviving are son-in-law Bill Lounsbury, ten grandchildren and twenty-two and a half great grandchildren.  She was also predeceased by her husband George Magney, two daughters Marsha Ladue and Christy Lounsbury and a brother “Buster” Anderson.

  Services are private and at the convenience of family.

  The family suggests memorials may be made to Disabled American Veteran’s PO Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.

  Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville.  To post condolences or memories go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

mark on August 21st, 2021

FORESTVILLE:  Deborah J. Saia, 68, of Overhiser Road, Forestville, died Thursday, August 19th, 2021 at her residence, following a short illness.  She was born in Buffalo, on October 20, 1952, the daughter of the late Donald L. and Concetta F. (LaPaglia) Richards.

  Deborah was a graduate of Grover Cleveland High School, Class of 1970, was a life member of Samuel Cimino VFW Post #6472, Silver Creek and a member of the Auxiliary.  She enjoyed country living and going for rides.

  Survivors include a step daughter, Lisa Marie, a sister, Sandra Thomasula, of Grand Island; and a brother, Donald T. Richards, of South Dayton.  Also surviving are her loving companion Larsen Olsen of Forestville, two nieces Michelle & Leann, one nephew Kevin and two great nieces Marina & Angela.  Besides her parents she was predeceased by a son Gino.

  Services are private and at the convenience of family.

  The family suggests memorials may be made to Forestville Fire Department, Inc., PO Box 299, Forestville, NY 14062.

  Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville.  To post condolences or memories go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

 

mark on August 20th, 2021

BROCTON:  Daniel G. Kellogg, 62, of Brocton, formerly of Dayton, Texas passed away suddenly Tuesday, August 17th, 2021.  He was born in Westfield, on October 28, 1958, the son of the late Clifford E. and Barbara J. (Amy) Kellogg.

  Daniel worked as a Manager for Dixie Cullen Interests, Inc. Houston, TX., from where he retired.  He was a hardworking person, who was self-employed most of his life.

  Survivors include his wife of nearly 40 years, Susan L. (Heald) Kellogg of Brocton, and two daughters, Annette and Samantha, both of Fredonia.  He was the youngest of six children.  One brother and three sisters are surviving along with four grandchildren; Sophia, Coleman, Logan, Levi and several nieces & nephews.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by a sister.

  Services are private and at the convenience of family.  Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home Forestville.

  To post condolences or memories go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

mark on August 10th, 2021

FREDONIA:  Paul F. Trippy, 74, of Newton Street, Fredonia, died Monday, August 9th, 2021 at his residence, following a lengthy illness.  He was born in Westfield, on April 17, 1947, the son of the late Paul C. Trippy and Betty (LaDolce) Egan.

  Paul was a graduate of the former Mayville Central School, Class of 1967 and attended ECC from 1977-1978.  He worked as a Driver for Coach USA, Erie, PA.

  Paul was currently a 51 year member of Fredonia Volunteer Fire Department, where he served as Past Chief and the first Past President.  He also was the current President of DR Barker Hose Co #1.  At one time he was Secretary, Lieutenant, & Captain of the Fredonia Fire Police and was a past member of Forest Lodge #166 F&AM in Fredonia, Mayville Fire Department and Dunkirk Fire Department.

  Survivors include his wife Karen S. (Burkiewicz) Trippy of Fredonia, whom he married 45 years ago on October 20, 1976, in Dunkirk, two sons Jai (Rachel) Culver-Trippy, of Dunkirk; Paul F. (Cheryl) Trippy, Jr., of Dunkirk; five sisters, Brenda Blakeslee, of Falconer; Janet Wright, of FL; Joann Belcher, of Brocton; Roselle Cash, of Brocton; Brenda Riley, of Jamestown.  Also surviving are eight grandchildren; Jamison J. (Jacki) Trippy, Hayley (Blake) Middleton, Shania Trippy, Paul F. Trippy, III, Reese E. Trippy, Madison F. Trippy, Bette K. Trippy and Charlotte K. Trippy,  six great grandchildren; Landon Trippy, Raegan L. Middleton, Jace A. Turner, Chevelyn Trippy, Adelyn Middleton, Tayvon Trippy and several nieces & nephews.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by two sons, Robert P. Trippy, Jamison J. Trippy, Sr., a brother Richard Trippy and a sister Barbara Trippy.

  Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Friday from 4-8 PM from where Funeral Services will be held Saturday morning at 11 o’clock with Robert Hayward, Fredonia Fire Department Chaplain, officiating.

  A Fireman’s Service will be conducted Friday evening at 7:30 by members of the Fredonia Volunteer Fire Department.

  The family suggests memorials may be made either to Footsteps of WNY, Inc., PO Box 241, Buffalo, NY 14220 or to the Lakeshore Humane Society, 431 E. Chestnut Street, Dunkirk, NY 14048. To post condolences or memories go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

 

mark on July 24th, 2021

FREDONIA:  Dale S. Wilkinson, 71, of East Main Street, Fredonia, died suddenly, Thursday, July 22nd, 2021.  He was born in Forestville, on January 14, 1950, the son of the late Reta Wilkinson.

  Dale was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of 1968 and worked as a District Manager for Publix Supermarkets in Florida, for 45 years.  He was a very active member of the Church of the Redeemer in Sarasota, Florida and attended Victory Baptist Church, Fredonia.  Dale loved spending time with his family and driving his mustang.

  Survivors include his wife Judith A. (Valvo) Wilkinson of Fredonia, whom he married on November 24, 2018, in Parish, Florida, a daughter, Anne Marie (Michael) Becker, of Perrysburg; five sons Sean (Heather) Wilkinson of Odessa, FL, Geoffrey (Emily) Wilkinson of Sarasota, FL, Brandon Cooper, of Indianapolis, IN; Nathan (Agata) Cooper, of Wroclaw, Poland; Jordan (Pamela) Cooper, of Dunkirk; Dale is also survived by two brothers, Terry (Debbie) Ball, of Bradenton, FL; and Merritt Morgan, of Sarasota, FL.  Also surviving are eleven grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.  Besides his mother he was predeceased by his grandparents Burton & Florence Wilkinson, who helped raise him and a brother Dane Wilkinson.

  A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday morning, August 14th at 11 o’clock from Victory Baptist Church, 10659 South Roberts Road, Fredonia, with Rev. Patrick Burke officiating.

  The family suggests memorials may be made either to Victory Baptist Church, 10659 S. Roberts Road, Fredonia, NY 14063 or to the Church of the Redeemer, 222 S. Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236.

  Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville.  To post condolences or memories go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

mark on July 23rd, 2021

IRVING:  Maureen F. Hilliker, 89, of Versailles Road, Irving, died Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk, following a lengthy illness.  She was born in Buffalo, on November 20, 1931, the daughter of the late Jefferson Ham and Leora (Cooksey) Ham Bromley.

  Maureen was a former member of the Gowanda Moose Lodge #651, Ladies of the Moose and enjoyed camping, crocheting & cooking.

  Survivors include two sons Michael A. (Sheryl) Hilliker, of Forestville; and Kelly Hilliker, of Westfield.  Also surviving are four grandchildren; Brian (Pamela) Hilliker of Fredonia, Scott Hilliker of Westfield, Molly (James) Bristol of Richmond, VA, Dana (Amanda) Hilliker of Ocala, FL, six great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.

  Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband Allen G. Hilliker, whom she married on October 22, 1949 in St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Silver Creek and who died Jan 1, 2011, four sisters June Greer, Bea Hilliker, Judy Ellison, Betty Bridges, three brothers Jack D. Ham, Charles Ham, Robert Ham, and step brother Norman Bromley.

  A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  The family suggests memorials may be made to either the Silver Creek Fire Dept. Emergency & Rescue Squad, 162 Central Avenue, Silver Creek, NY 14136 or to Hanover Hose Co. #1, % Steve Peters, 11919 Hanover Road, Silver Creek, NY 14136.

  Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home. Forestville.  To post condolences or memories go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

mark on July 5th, 2021

CHERRY CREEK:  LindaJo Stalker, 71, of Cherry Creek-Leon Road, Cherry Creek, died Friday, July 2nd, 2021 at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, following a short illness.  She was born in Royal Oak, MI on April 18, 1950, the daughter of Betty Jane (Berry) Saylor and the late Delbert W. Saylor.

  LindaJo worked with her husband, David, at Complete Auto Repair Service, Cherry Creek, where she assisted him with the day to day operations of the business, previously helped him sell cars and at one time tied grapes for the Payne family in Forestville.  LindaJo was a member of the former Cherry Creek Order of Eastern Stars.  She enjoyed scratch-off tickets, pull tabs, casinos, cooking, flower gardening and spending time with her family.

  Surviving besides her mother are her husband David G. Stalker of Cherry Creek whom she married on March 15, 1966, in Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Clawson, Michigan, a daughter, Eva (Bruce) Gadewoltz, of Forestville; three sons Michael Stalker, Sr. of Perrysburg; Jason (Rhonda) Stalker, of Irving; Eric (Cindy) Stalker, of Leon; five sisters, MaryJane (Charlie) Brown; Inez Saylor; Beth Collins; Bonnie (Duane) Lobbestael; Colleen Hythayer; four brothers, William (Suzanne) Saylor; Alfred Saylor; Steven Saylor; and Neil Saylor.  Also surviving are twelve grandchildren-Ian & Emily Gizowski, Aaron (Elaine) Popielarz, Gabbi & Macadam Gadewoltz, Michael, Alex & Jimmy Stalker, Kacey, Nik & Miranda Stalker, Ryan Jackson, three great grandchildren Myra, Lily & Oaklee and several nieces & nephews.  Besides her father she was predeceased by two sisters Diane & Denise Saylor and a brother David Saylor.

  Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, from where A Catholic Burial Service will be held Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock with Rev. Daniel Fiebelkorn, from Faith Community of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, officiating.

  The family suggests memorials may be made either to ConnectLife, 4444 Bryant & Stratton Way, Williamsville, NY 14221 or to the Charity of One’s Choice.

  To post condolences or memories go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

mark on July 3rd, 2021

WESTFIELD:  Richard C. Majkowski, 88, a resident of Absolut Care of Westfield, formerly of Hamburg & Forestville, died Thursday, July 1st, 2021 at his residence following a short illness.  He was born in Buffalo, on August 9, 1932, the son of the late Henry and Jennie (Czarnecki) Majkowski.

  He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and worked for the former Al-Tech Specialty Steel Dunkirk.  Richard was a member of the Hamburg VFW Post #1419.

  Survivors include three daughters, Jacqueline (Dennis Wilcox) Kulpa, of Silver Creek; Cynthia (Steve) Lawrie, of Dunkirk; Brenda Lee (Jeff) Leone, of Fredonia; a sister, Jennie Majkowski and a brother, Alvin (Elsie) Majkowski.  Also surviving are four grandsons, 1 granddaughter and many great grandchildren.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by two sisters Charlene Majkowski and Sandra Armstrong, three brothers Henry, Eugene & Donald Majkowski and son-in-law Henry “Barney” Kulpa.  Services are private and at the convenience of family.  Memorials in his memory may be made to the Sheridan VFW Memorial Post #6390, Rt. 20, Sheridan, NY 14135.

  Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville.  To post condolences or memories go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

mark on June 26th, 2021

FORESTVILLE:  James P. Teeter, 73, of King Road, Forestville, died Thursday, June 24th, 2021 at his residence, following a short illness.  He was born in Johnstown, PA on January 28, 1948, the son of the late Kenneth and Elsie (Rager) Teeter, Sr.

  James served in the U.S. Marines and worked as a Forklift Operator & Maintenance Technician for Goya Foods, Inc., Angola, for 40 years.  He loved gardening, cooking and his farm animals.

  Survivors include his wife Donna M. (Inman) Teeter of Forestville, whom he married on November 24, 1975 in Angola, a son, Edward (Joanna Jones) Teeter, of Westfield; a daughter, Stefanie Teeter, of Erie, PA; two sisters, Anna Craft, of Johnstown, PA; Patricia Frederickson, of Rochester; and a brother, Harry Teeter, of Johnstown, PA.  Also surviving are two grandchildren Xander and Lilly Teeter of Westfield and several nieces & nephews.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by four brothers- David, William, Donald & Kenneth Teeter, Jr. and four sisters- Elsie Teeter, Clara Mae Teeter, Betty Ribblett and Lea Willett.

  At James’ request, there will be no services observed.

  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family.  Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville.  To post condolences or memories go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.