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Obituary Notice – Carole I. Meadows

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FREDONIA:  Carole I. Meadows, 80, of Chautauqua Road, Fredonia, formerly of Forestville died Saturday, January 9th, 2021 at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s and a short illness of pneumonia, with her family by her side.  She was born in Silver Creek, on November 12, 1940, the daughter of the late Gerard “Bill” and Irene (Slawinski) Kniese.

  Carole was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of 1960 and worked as a Patient Care Assistant with the WCA Home, Fredonia, for over 20 years.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and knitting & crocheting.

  Survivors include a son Sterling Langford of Fredonia, two daughters, Renee (Jose) Perez, of Denver, CO; Lisa (Lloyd) Pasinski, of Fredonia; two brothers, David (Carol) Kniese, of Batavia; and Ronald Kniese, of Fredonia.  Also surviving are eight grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.  Besides her parents she was predeceased by a nephew Kevin Kniese.

  Due to COVID restrictions, services will be private.

  The family suggests memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association WNY Chapter, 2805 Wehrle Drive, Suite 6 Williamsville, NY 14221.

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




  • Sue lucas
    Posted January 12, 2021 at 12:47 pm

    So sorry to hear about your mom she was a great lady! Rest in peace carole.

  • Dorene Shores and Edward Gerecke
    Posted January 14, 2021 at 4:01 pm

    We would like to offer our condolences on your loss. Dorene was Irene’s home care aid on weekends for several years

  • Cynthia Miller
    Posted January 14, 2021 at 5:36 pm

    Lisa, Renee and Sterling, so sorry to hear about your mom. Lots of good memories will help get you through the pain and void that you feel. Hugs, Cindy Miller

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