Obituary

mark on January 25th, 2022

DUNKIRK:  William R. Spell, 71, a resident of Chautauqua Nursing & Rehab, Dunkirk, formerly of Forestville died Sunday, January 23rd, 2022 at his residence, following a lengthy illness.  He was born in Dunkirk, on October 16, 1950, the son of the late Robert and Ruth (Canny) Spell.   Mr. Spell was a graduate of Forestville […]

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mark on January 24th, 2022

SILVER CREEK:  Maxine O. Rinehart, 89, a resident of St. Columban’s on the Lake Retirement Home, Lake Road Silver Creek, formerly of Fredonia & Black’s Corners, died Thursday, January 20th, 2022 at Erie County Medical Center, following a brief illness.  She was born in Anderson, MO on July 6, 1932, the daughter of the late […]

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mark on January 17th, 2022

FORESTVILLE:  Beverly R. DeGolier, 91, of Hopper Road Forestville, died Saturday, January 15th, 2022 at her residence, following a short illness.  She was born in Cassadaga, on November 11, 1930, the daughter of the late James and Ruth (Drake) Cave.   Beverly was a member of the Forestville Baptist Church, volunteered at Bethany Baptist Camp […]

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mark on January 14th, 2022

Celoron:  Benjamin P. Gibson, 31, of Celoron, passed away unexpectedly Monday, January 10th, 2022.  He was born in Buffalo, on November 15, 1990, the son of Sean and Chris (McGarvey) Gibson, of Lakewood.  Ben graduated from Forestville Central School, Class of 2009.  He was an exceptional football player and an accomplished equestrian during his high […]

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mark on January 12th, 2022

FREDONIA:  Joyce E. Smith, 66, of Route 83, Fredonia, passed away Sunday, January 9th, 2022 at UPMC Chautauqua at WCA, Jamestown.  She was born in Dunkirk on June 10, 1955, the daughter of the late Stanley and Patricia (Collins) Pawloski.   Joyce worked as a Bus Driver for the former Laidlaw and then First Student, […]

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mark on December 27th, 2021

FORESTVILLE:  Barbara S. Maxson, 76, of Pearl Street, Forestville, passed away Friday, December 24th, 2021 at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk.  She was born in Dunkirk, on April 15, 1945, the daughter of the late Charles and Emily (Czekanski) Marczynski.   Barbara was a graduate of Dunkirk High School, Class of 1963 and a graduate of […]

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mark on December 27th, 2021

FORESTVILLE:  Roger A. Hendricks, 64, of Center Street, Forestville, formerly of Parkway Drive, Sinclairville, passed away Thursday, December 23rd, 2021 at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk, due to ALS.  He was born in Galesburg, IL on October 27, 1957, the son of the late Milo and Audrey (Hix) Hendricks.   Roger was a graduate of Galesburg […]

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mark on December 27th, 2021

FORESTVILLE:  Matthew D. Kirkland, 60, of Forestville, formerly of Far Rockaway, NY, passed away quietly Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021, at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk.  He was born in Buffalo, NY on July 11, 1961, the son of Patricia M. (Nowak) Kirkland, of Forestville and the late Raymond L. Kirkland.   Matthew enjoyed working on cars, […]

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mark on December 25th, 2021

FORESTVILLE:  Jeanne E. Sobecki, 86, of Forestville, passed away Tuesday, December 14th, 2021 at her residence.  She was born in the Town of Sheridan in 1935 and one of six daughters of the late Manley and Viola (Ormsby) Fuss.   Jeanne was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of 1952.  She received her Bachelor’s […]

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mark on December 18th, 2021

FREDONIA:  Robert E. Coon, 94, Vice President for Student Affairs Emeritus at the State University of New York College at Fredonia, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021 at Brooks Hospital in Dunkirk, following a brief illness. Mr. Coon is remembered with great affection and admiration by the SUNY Fredonia community, former colleagues, and generations of […]

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