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Joel Schneidmiller scored 23 points, 21 on attacks and two blocks for the U.S. team in a 3-1 victory over the host  team, Bahrain, in pool lay at the U19 World Volleyball Championships in . Schneidmiller of Saratoga, Calif., will be a freshman at UC-Irvine. The American triumphed, 28-26, 25-19, 20-25 and 25-23 in their first match. The U.S. will face Puerto Rico today…

The Buffalo Veteran Boxers Association Ring 44 will induct six new Hall of Fame members at its annual awards dinner from 6-9:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. at at Ilio DiPaolo's Restaurant, 2785 South Park Avenue in Blasdell. Tickets are $50. For information contact Bob Caico at 330-1725. Ticket applications and program book advertising applications are available online at wsbuf.…

The 101 cyclists who participated in the Empire State Ride – a seven-day, 546-mile adventure across New York State – raised more than $500,000 to support cancer research at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The ride started July 30 with a view of the Statue of Liberty from the Staten Island Ferry and ended last Saturday in Niagara Falls, where they were greeted at the …

HOBAR, Mary A. - In loving memory of my mother, who passed away 12 years ago today August 19, 2005. I shall love you and miss you forever. Always in my heart and prayers. BABY

Northem - Mable R. (nee Chandler) Of West Seneca, NY, August 17, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Allen G. Northem. Dearest mother of Judith (Richard) Eckam, Patricia (late Gerald) Graham, Mark (Susie) and the late George (late Sandra) Northem. Also survived by 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren. Sister of the late Alfred, Howard, and Fl…

MONTANTE, Joseph R. - 1/22/58-8/19/14 - Always in my heart! LOVE ALWAYS, JEAN

kwarciany - John M. Of North Tonawanda, August 17, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 66. Beloved husband of Deborah S. (nee Dauphin) Kwarciany; dearest father of Michael J. (Joanne) Kwarciany and Jason M. (Audrey Marie) Kwarciany; loving Dzia Dzia and best buddy of Jaxson M. Kwarciany; dear brother of Terrill (John) Litten, Caroldea (Donald) Eggles…

SIRACUSE - Joseph A. August 16, 2017, beloved husband of the late Rosemary Panepinto; dear father of Jody (Gary) Green and Peter (Dana) Siracuse; dearest grandfather of Joseph (Shelly), Gary (Dana), Chrissie Rae and the late Steven (Meagan); also survived by 11 great-grandchildren; brother of Anthony (Karen) Siracuse. The family will be present at the Michael A. DiVincenzo…

WALTERS - Michael J., Sr. August 16, 2017, age 64, beloved husband of Denise (nee Remollino) Walters; father of Michael J. Walters, Jr.; also survived by siblings, nieces, nephews and many friends. The family will be present to receive friends on Sunday from 2-4 PM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC. 5200 Sheridan Dr. (at Hopkins Rd). Flowers gratefully dec…

STROBELE - William J. Sr. August 15, 2017 of South Buffalo, NY; husband of the late Mary C. (nee Hunt); dear father of Patricia (Charles) Goehrig, Mary Strobele-Wagner, William J. (Margaret) Jr., and Timothy Strobele; brother of Joseph (Judith), Edward (Patricia), Mary Jane (Paul) Delaney and the late Richard (late Anita) Strobele; grandfather of Michael, Tarah, Catherine,…

Beaton - Donna Marie August 16, 2017. Age 68. Cherished daughter of the late Joseph and Jennie Rogliano; beloved mother of Molly J. (William) Derck and Brandon M. Beaton of Elma; loving nana of Liam and Katie Derck; beloved sister of Nancy A. (James) Johnstone of Farmington, NY, Christine (James) Ewell of Clarence and the Reverand Joseph S. Rogliano of Buffalo; also surviv…

FLANAGAN - Marjorie H. (nee Hasselbeck) August 17, 2017, age 89, born April 29, 1928. Wife of the late John N. Flanagan; mother of Katherine F. (late Ronald) Ring of Watertown, NY and Sheila A. (Gerald Vanderheite) Flanagan of Newfane, NY; grandmother of Alexander Flanagan Moskal (fiancee Jamie Monaco); sister of Eugene (late JoAnn) Hasselbeck. Friends may call Monday 4-8 …

JOHNSON - Sharon M. (nee Butcher) Age 81, of Boston, NY, departed this life for heaven on August 18, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Sharon Mae Butcher was born August 1, 1936 to Orville and Madeline Butcher. She grew up on the family farm in Churchville, NY where she had many fond memories. Wife of the late Kim Johnson; mother of Dean (Mary), Wayne (Pam), Mark (Ter…

- Joseph A., Sr. August 16, 2017, age 69, beloved husband of Karen R. Sardina (nee Braunscheidel); dear father of Dawn Marie (Joseph) Santoro, Frank (Sarah) Sardina and the late Joseph A. Sardina, Jr.; loving grandfather of Izabella, Mara, Juliana, Natalie and Gianna; brother of Maria (late Donald) Multerer and Nicholas (Nicki) Sardina; also survived by nieces and nephews…

GANCZEWSKI - Marlene Anne (nee Picciano) August 18, 2017, age 68; beloved wife of the late David C. Ganczewski; loving mother of Jo-Ell (Eugene) Wise and David J. (Danielle Doonan) Ganczewski; cherished grandmother of Courtney, Kayla, Lincoln, Adeline, and Daphne; dear sister of David (Joanne) Picciano and the late Ronald (Marge) Picciano; also survived by nieces and neph…