mark on December 5th, 2015

DUNKIRK:  Kenneth Tylock, 76, of Willowbrook Avenue, Dunkirk, formerly of Westfield & Forestville, died Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 at the Chautauqua Nursing & Rehab Center, Dunkirk.  He was born in the Town of Arkwright, on March 5, 1939, the son of the late Benjamin and Ethel (Burgun) Tylock.

He attended Forestville Central School and served in Air Force from 1957 to 1961.  Mr. Tylock worked in the Engineering & Planning Dept. for the Department of Defense, Dept. of Navy in Quonset Point Naval Air Station and Portsmouth Naval Ship Yard, Portsmouth, NH for a total of 28 1/2 years.  He was a member of the Methodist Church, Eliot, ME., where he served on the Board of Directors and also belonged to the First Christian Church, Kittery Point, ME, where he served as a Deacon.  Mr. Tylock was a member of American Legion Post #59, Fredonia, Dunkirk Moose Lodge #89 and he had a love for God’s creatures-especially cats.

Survivors include his wife Jean (Dunning) Goodwin Tylock, of Dunkirk, whom he married January 17, 1995, in Eliot, Maine, a son, Kenneth J., (Christine) Tylock, of Mechanicville, NY, a daughter, Kristina (Paul Bowes) Tylock, of North Hampton, NH, two step sons Justin (Linda) Goodwin, of Dover, NH, Brent (Marie) Goodwin, of Eliot, ME, two brothers, Robert (Helen) Tylock, of Rochester, Walter (Nancy) Tylock, of Fredonia, two sisters, Linda (Douglas) Randall, of Arizona and Dianne, (Daniel) Dennison, of Fredonia.  Also surviving are 4 grandchildren Kathryn & Angela Tylock, Cameron & Christopher Bowes and 5 step grandchildren Brittany Shea, Jackie, Kenneth & Nicole Goodwin and Kayla Gaskell and several nieces & nephews.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by his 1st wife Alice Elizabeth (Pendergrace) Tylock, whom he married July 30, 1960 in Epping Community Church, New Hampshire, by 2 sisters Joyce Austin and Marie Heeder, a nephew Curtis Tylock and a step son Curtis Goodwin.

Friends are welcome to call at the Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Monday morning from 9-11 am, from where Funeral Services will follow at 11 o’clock, with Rev. James D. Hankey, pastor of the Forestville United Methodist Church, officiating.  Interment will follow in Forestville Cemetery Forestville, where Graveside Military Services will be conducted by members of the Dunkirk Joint Veteran’s Council.  The family suggests memorial donations may be made to Any Local Humane Society.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

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mark on November 27th, 2015

PolisotoRDUNKIRK:  Rose Francella Polisoto, 80, a resident of the Chautauqua Nursing & Rehab Center, Dunkirk, formerly of Fredonia & Forestville, died Thursday, November 26th, 2015 at her residence.  She was born in the Town of Hanover on November 11, 1935, the daughter of the late Martin and Frances (Novara) Polisoto.

Ms. Polisoto was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of 1954 and worked as a Deli Clerk for the former Tops Supermarket, Fredonia, for 21 years, retiring in 1997.  She was a member of St. Peter’s Christian Church Forestville and enjoyed playing bingo.

Survivors include a sister, Wilma (Joseph) Bolivard, of Forestville and several nieces & nephews.  Besides her parents she was predeceased by a sister Angeline Ciminella and a brother Charles C. Polisoto.

Friends are welcome to call at the Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Monday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm, from where Funeral Services will be held Tuesday morning at 11 o’clock, with Rev. Patrick White, pastor of St. Peter’s Christian Church, officiating.  Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Forestville Cemetery.

The family suggests memorials may be made to the St. Peter’s Christian Church, PO Box 367, Forestville, NY 14062.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

 

mark on November 15th, 2015

Fort Myers, FL:  John H. Hannah, 55, of Albany Road, Fort Myers, FL, passed away Friday, November 13th, 2015 at Gulf Coast Hospital, Fort Myers, FL, following a lengthy illness.  He was born in Lackawanna, on October 8, 1960, the son of William H. and Blanche A. (Pawlak) Hannah, of Forestville.

Mr. Hannah was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of 1980 and worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant in Florida.

Surviving besides his parents are three brothers, William J. (Diane) Hannah, of Shreveport, LA; Thomas (Bernadette) Hannah, of Elmira; Robert Hannah, of Fredonia and several nieces & nephews.  He was predeceased by his good friend Richard Davis.  Friends are welcome to call at the Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm from where A Catholic Burial Service will be held Friday morning, at 11 o’clock, with Rev. Daniel F. Fiebelkorn, pastor of St. Rose of Lima RC Church, officiating.

PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION ON WEDNESDAY

Interment will follow in Pioneer Cemetery, Forestville.

To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

mark on November 12th, 2015

TadtRFORESTVILLE:  Robert A. Tadt, 90, of Hanover Road, Forestville, formerly of Collins Center, passed away Wednesday, November 11th, 2015, at his son’s residence in Taylorsville, NC.  He was born in the Town of Sheridan, on July 13, 1925, the son of the late Joseph M. and Hattie A. (Wise) Tadt.  Mr. Tadt served in the U.S. Marines as a Corporal during WW II and worked as a Supervisor for National Fuel, Colden, NY, for 40 years, retiring in 1984.  He was a member of the John W. Dill American Legion Post #434, Brocton, a past member of Gowanda VFW Post #5007 and a past member & Governor of the Gowanda Moose Lodge #1382.  Mr. Tadt enjoyed doing carpentry work.

Survivors include two daughters, Roberta Raiport, of Gowanda; Carol Polvino, of Forestville; a son, Keith (Debbie) Tadt, of Taylorsville, NC; two sisters, Evelyn Tadt and Marilyn (Darwin) Hopp, both of Gowanda and a brother, Merle (Shirley) Tadt, of Millers Creek, NC.  Also surviving are 9 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.  Besides her parents he was predeceased by his 1st wife Betty Langhans, his 2nd wife Agnes Polvino, a son Ronald Tadt, a grandson John Polvino, 2 sisters Norma Jean Tadt, Alberta Cawns and 2 brothers Norman & Harold Tadt.

Friends are welcome to call at the Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Sunday from 2-6 pm from where Funeral Services will be held Monday morning at 11 o’clock, with Rev. Michael Pollock, pastor of Gage Chapel Community Church, officiating.  Interment will follow in Sheridan Center Cemetery, Town of Sheridan, where Military Graveside Services will be conducted by members of the John W. Dill American Legion Post #434, Brocton.

The family suggests memorial donations may be made to the John Polvino Scholarship, %FCS, 12 Water Street, Forestville, NY 14062 or to the Charity of one’s choice.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

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mark on October 23rd, 2015

RichardsonHFORESTVILLE:  Howard P. Richardson, 86, of Mixer Road Forestville, died Thursday, October 22nd, 2015, at his residence, following a short illness.  He was born in the Town of Charlotte on May 22, 1929, the son of the late Bert and Dorothy (Farnham) Richardson.

Mr. Richardson was a life-long Truck Driver who owned & operated the former HPR Trucking and completed his career working for Benchley Contracting & Rental Corp., Silver Creek.  He was an avid hunter & fisherman, NY Yankee & Pittsburgh Steelers Fan, enjoyed his family & grandchildren and will be sadly missed by his family.

Survivors include his wife Phyllis M. (Compton) Richardson, of Forestville, whom he married March 30, 1953, in Elko, Nevada, a son, Gary (Lori) Richardson, of Dunkirk, three daughters, Anne (Bruce) Quackenbush, of Cassadaga, Wendy Bird, of Sheridan, Patty (Steve) Arnold, of Fredonia, a sister, Ellyn (Robert) Sutehall, of Angola and a brother, Lee Richardson, of Arizona.  He is also survived by 9 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild and several nieces & nephews.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by 4 sisters Carol Fafinski, Joyce Richardson, Shirley Mellor, Lucile Chesbro and 2 brothers Ernest & Wayne Richardson.

Friends are welcome to call at the Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Sunday from 4-8 pm from where Funeral Services will be held Monday morning at 11 o’clock, with Rev. James D. Hankey, pastor of the Foerstville United Methodist Church, officiating.  Interment will follow in Forestville Cemetery.

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

 

mark on October 22nd, 2015

FORESTVILLE:  Barrie Celeste Brooks, 55, of Quarry Road, Forestville, known as TeenaWeen to many, died Sunday, October 11th, 2015, at Peck Hill Road IRA, Perrysburg.  She was born in Gowanda, on September 5, 1960, the daughter of the late Eugene Francis and Grace Lucile (Gleason) Brooks.

Survivors include three sisters, Pamela Brooks, WA, Tracey Brooks, of AZ, Leslie (Christopher) Bennett, of NC, two brothers, Michael (Marilyn) Gleason, of CO, Jeffrey (Amy) Brooks, of AR, a half-sister, Danielle Bartelli-Oldfield, of CA and a half-brother, Kyle Brooks, of Gowanda.  Also surviving are aunts, nieces, nephews & cousins.  Besides her parents she was predeceased by a sister Kerry Brooks.

There will be no visitation observed.  Memorial Services will be held in the spring.  Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Jolls Cemetery, Perrysburg.

The family suggests memorial donations may be made either to the Gowanda Free Methodist Church Piano Fund, 149 West Main Street, Gowanda, NY 14070 or to the South Dayton American Legion Post #1593, 4 Mill Street, South Dayton, NY 14138.

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

mark on October 21st, 2015

BatesWSILVER CREEK:  Walter E. Bates, 69, of Burgess Street, Silver Creek, died Tuesday, October 20th, 2015, at his residence.  He was born in Topeka, KS on January 12, 1946, the son of Robert and Helen (Rounds) Bates, of Fredonia.

Mr. Bates was a graduate of Dunkirk High School, Class of 1964 and owned & operated D&K Furniture, Inc., West Sheridan, from 1979 until his retirement in 2015.  He was an active member & Vice President of Trinity Lutheran Church, Silver Creek, a member of Dunkirk Moose Lodge #59 and a former member of Tri-County Country Club, Forestville.  Mr. Bates was an avid Buffalo Bills Fan, enjoyed Harleys, playing golf, traveling, bowling, & his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth M. (Lucas) Bates, whom he married October 18, 1986, in the First United Church, Silver Creek, two daughters, Susan (Joseph) Michaelis, of Scottsdale, AZ, Lisa (Joel) Green, of Fredonia, four sons Keith (Kim) Mages, of Fredonia, John Fanale, of Silver Creek, David Fanale and Brad Fanale, both of Fredonia, two brothers, Robert (Linda) Bates and David Bates, both of Fredonia.  He is also survived by 11 grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.

Friends are welcome to call at the Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville Thursday evening from 7-9 pm and on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm.  Funeral Services will be held Saturday morning at 11 o’clock, from Trinity Lutheran Church, 15 Porter Street, Silver Creek, with Rev. Travis Grubbs, officiating.  Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Silver Creek.

The family suggests memorial donations may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church, 15 Porter Street, Silver Creek, NY 14136.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

mark on October 15th, 2015

PopielarzCFORESTVILLE:  Clement Popielarz, Jr., 74, of Forestville, passed away Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk.  He was born in Dunkirk, on February 19, 1941, the son of the late Clarence and Helen (Daminski) Popielarz.

He was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of 1959 and served in the U.S. Army, during the Vietnam War.  Mr. Popielarz worked as a Mechanic for the former Dunkirk Ice Cream, Dunkirk.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Judy (Gabel) Popielarz of Forestville, four daughters, Cynthia (Eric) Elliott, of Fredonia, Charlene Green, of North Carolina, Tamela Griffen, of North Carolina, Victoria (Jackie) Jackson, of North Carolina, a son, Mark (Barbara) Popielarz, of Forestville, a sister, Natalie (Carl) Hoffmeyer, of Pennsylvania, two brothers, Eugene (Kathy) Evans, of Missouri and Michael (Susan) Popielarz, of South Carolina.  Also surviving are 16 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, several nieces & nephews and great nieces & nephews.

Friends are welcome to call at the Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Saturday from 2-4 pm, from where Military Services will be conducted by members of J. Carter Knapp American Legion Post #953, Forestville, at 4 o’clock.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

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mark on October 13th, 2015

WordenKFORESTVILLE:  Kenneth C. Worden, Jr., 71, of Rt. 83, Forestville, died Sunday, October 11th, 2015 at WCA Hospital, Jamestown, following a short illness.  He was born in Westfield, on June 19, 1944, the son of the late Kenneth C. and Sarah (Saunders) Warden, Sr.

Mr. Worden was a graduate of Brocton Central School, served in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War and was a member of the National Guard.  He worked as a Machine Operator at The Carriage House, Fredonia, for 15 years and he previously worked for the former Carnation Milk Corporation in South Dayton for 25 years.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Audrey L. (Blair) Worden of Forestville, whom he married in Stockton and three sons Randy (Michelle) Worden, Timothy (Clara) Worden, both of Forestville and Charles Worden, of Maryland.  Also surviving are 6 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and several nieces & nephews.

There will be no visitation or services observed.   Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville.  To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

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mark on October 12th, 2015

RoehnerL2RoehnerL1FORESTVILLE:  Lorraine S. Roehner, 80, “The Flower Lady” of Pearl Street, Forestville, died Sunday, October 11th, 2015 at Sisters of Charity Hospital, Buffalo, after a short illness.  She was a life-long resident of Forestville and was born in Silver Creek,  on October 4, 1935, the daughter of the late Walter “Ed” and Dorothy D. (Ward) Sausaman.

Mrs. Roehner was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of 1953.  She worked at the Office of Admissions for Fredonia State University and later was the first female school bus driver for Forestville Central School, where she worked for 22 years.  Mrs. Roehner was also a cheerleading advisor for 5 years at Forestville Central School.  She was an avid sports fan & especially enjoyed the Yankees & Bills, was a longtime bowler at the former Forest Lanes, Forestville and combined her artistic talent along with her passion for flowers into a 40 year business, making & selling silk flower arrangements.  Her “Creations by Lorraine” silk plants continue to decorate many offices & homes throughout Western New York.  Mrs. Roehner was a longtime vendor at craft shows throughout Western New York.  She married Edward Roehner on August 9, 1958 & shared 57 years until his death on June 3, 2015.

Survivors include 3 sons, John of North Charleston, SC, Rob (Maria) of Silver Creek, Mark (Joyce) of Chuluota, FL, 2 daughters, Sandra (Kerry) Vickers of North Charleston, SC, Traci (Edward) Domenico of Forestville and sisters Betty Lodinsky of Cherry Valley, NY and Bonnie (Edward) Ellman of Rochester .  Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.  Besides her parents and husband she was predeceased by a brother George Sausaman.

Friends are welcome to call at the Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm and on Thursday from 1-2 pm, from where Funeral Services will follow at 2 o’clock, with Rev. David Watson officiating.  Interment will follow in Forestville Cemetery.  The family suggests memorial donations may be made to the Forestville Fire Dept. Emergency & Rescue Squad, Chestnut Street, Forestville, NY 14062. To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.