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Area Deaths

Philip J. Amoroso Jr., of Buffalo, died Jan. 14.

Annie B. Bach, of Buffalo, longtime employee of Phillips, Lytle law firm, died Jan. 13.

Lorraine J. (Kozlowski) Bednarz, of Lackawanna, died Jan. 15.

Thomas L. Bell, 92, formerly of Amherst, decorated WWII Army veteran, Westinghouse retiree, died Jan. 2.

Ted E. Bojanowski, 90, died Jan. 15.

Dorothy (Berg) Brown, of Clarence Center, died Jan. 13.

Orabelle I. Clark, of Gowanda, died Jan. 15.

Joseph Coveleski Jr., 86, of Buffalo, World War II Navy veteran, retiree of GM forge plant, died Jan. 10.

John L. Cowan, of Orchard Park, died Jan. 10.

Anthony J. DiMuro, 90, died Jan. 13.

Joan H. (Goodridge) Doctor, of Eden, died Jan. 11.

Richard S. Doersam, of Lancaster, died Jan. 15.

Christine Douglas, 87, died Jan. 14.

Clare J. (Cook) Esis, 86, died Jan. 14.

June Marie (Degnan) Fennie, died Jan. 2.

James R. Gassman, died Jan. 11.

Rose M. George, died Jan. 14.

Ruth A. (Keller) Greenan, 95, Cheektowaga, member of Cleveland Hill Ladies Auxiliary, died Jan. 13.

Sarah (Aldort) Greenberg, 94, formerly of Buffalo, died Jan. 11.

Ann M. (Kieffer) Hannon, died Jan. 14.

Sister Imelda Hanshaw, OSF, of Stella Niagara, died Jan. 15.

Kirk J. Havers, died Jan. 15.

Alma E. (Hotze) Heilemann, 81, of Amherst, DeGraff Memorial Hospital Auxiliary member, died Jan. 8.

Hester V. Heurter, died Jan. 14.

Eleanor (Nowak) Hyers, of Town of Tonawanda, died Jan. 12.

Thomas Jacus, 59, of Nevada City, Ca., formerly of Lancaster, died Jan. 13.

Daniel L. Kolacki, 91, of Cheektowaga, member of Schiller Park and Cheektowaga Seniors, died Jan. 12.

Gerald P. Krajewski, of Cheektowaga, produce manager, died Jan. 13.

Elizabeth Ann (Langowski) Krawczyk, died Jan. 12.

Virginia F. (Rotolo) Kulju, died Jan. 14.

Anthony C. Kurzanski, World Warr II Army veteran, died Jan. 14.

Minnie Malone, died Jan. 9.

Rose M. Masly, 99, died Jan. 12.

Mark McAndrew, 45, died Dec. 31.

Edwin J. Meczynski, General Motors retiree, member of UAW Local 424, died Jan. 14.

John Mikulik, of Amherst, employee of Erie County Department of Social Services, died Jan. 4.

Robert G. Monette, Air Force veteran of the Korean War, died Jan. 14.

Charles W. Moses Jr., died Jan. 14.

Duane C. "Bud" Myers, of Williamsville, died Jan. 14.

Genevieve (Ziblut) Narkiewicz, 95, died Jan. 13.

George L. Nimmo, of Lancaster, died Jan. 12.

Thomas J. Nowak, Darien Center, member of Steamfitters Local 22, died Jan. 14.

Gary R. Oliver, of Buffalo, died Jan. 12.

Frank S. Pezone, of Derby, died Jan. 14.

Elizabeth C. (Malone) Polhemus, 90, New York Telephone retiree, Telephone Pioneers member, died Jan. 11.

Genevieve "Janet" (Pasierbowicz) Rak, of Lackawanna, died Jan. 14.

Charlotte (Drake) Rose, longtime volunteer for Kenmore Mercy Hospital, died Jan. 9.

William M. Schramm, of Buffalo, died Jan. 11.

Jerold A. Simme, 82, of Marilla, died Jan. 13.

Leonard J. Sippel, died Jan. 11.

Clark "Corky" Smith Jr., of Angola, died Jan. 12.

Hildegard E. (Lindenfels) Spiker, died Jan. 12.

Philomena M. (Rizzo) Strano, died Jan. 13.

Vincent J. Tarzia Sr., 80, died Jan. 14.

Victor A. Trabucco, 85, of Clarence, World War II Army veteran, member of Iron Workers Local 6, died Jan. 15.

Zora M. (Smolkovich) Varga, of Blasdell, died Jan. 13.

Colin Campbell Ware, 83, Mensa member and researcher, died Jan. 8.

Eleanor Weinzierl, died Jan. 11.

Sheila D. Williams, died Jan. 10.

Charlotte Louise (Austin) Winer, secretary in University at Buffalo English Department, died Jan. 15.

Gloria M. Wood, died Jan. 15.

Christine L. Zielonka-Pellow, 51, died Jan. 14.