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High schoolsAttention All-StarsPlease forward the following all-star selections to sports@buffnews.com.Baseball: ECIC IV, Niagara Frontier, CCAA East I, CCAA East II, CCAA West II.Softball: All-Catholic, CCAA West I, CCAA West II.Boys lacrosse: All-WNY, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D.Girls lacrosse: All-WNY, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D.

SUSZYNSKI - Rosemary Of Raleigh, NC, formerly a resident of North Tonawanda, passed away June 21, 2017. Loving mother of Marie Elaina (Matt Lindahl) and Barbara (Cory) Lavalette; beloved grandmother of Isabelle, Broderick, Evan and Olivia; wife of the late Arthur L. Suszynski. Memorial will be held August 19 at Dom Polski in North Tonawanda. Memorial donations to SECU Hosp…

CHAPMAN - Rita M. (nee Knyter) Our beloved mother, Rita M. Chapman (Knyter), 90, formerly of North Tonawanda, New York and Weare, New Hampshire, died January 29, 2017. Mrs. Chapman was born in Parma, Ohio on March 13, 1926 to John and Francis (Zynda) Knyter. Rita was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother, and a member of First United Methodist Church. Rita was …

KOPACZ - Angela R. (nee Rossi) Of Cheektowaga, entered into rest June 24, 2017, beloved wife of the late Chester Kopacz; devoted mother of the late Stephen, Katherine and Elaine; cherished grandmother of Amanda, Crystal, Angela, Sarah and Edward and six great-grandchildren; loving daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine Rossi; dear sister of Vito Rossi; also survived by …

SCHREIBER - Robert H. June 23 2017, beloved husband of the late Rosemarie E. (nee Forster); devoted father of Rosanne (Gene) Rudzinski, Renee (Gerald) Nasca, Rita Schreiber, Rebecca (John) Irr, Ronna (Chuck) Werts and Roberta (Gregg) Sand; grandfather of 11 grandchildren; dear brother of the late Charles F. (Beatrice) Schreiber. The family will be present Tuesday from 4-8…

DEVIN - Agnes E. (nee Danitz) Age 94, formerly of Yorkshire, NY, died June 24, 2017, wife of the late James G. Devin; mother of Nadyne (Keith) Litchfield, William (Anne) Devin, Karen (Timothy) Pause and the late Richard Devin; sister of the late Thelma Zaepfel, Adelbert Danitz, Margaret Huth and Eileen Drescher; also survived by four grandchildren, four step-grandchildren,…

JONES - Kathryn C. (nee Cochran) Of Holland, entered into rest June 23, 2017, beloved wife of the late Hoyt G. Jones; devoted mother of Henry Jones, Buford (Judy) Jones, Hoyt (Chris) Jones, Laura (Stephen) Smietana, Brian (Jennifer) Jones and the late Paul Jones; cherished grandmother of 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; loving daughter of the late George and Th…

CORCORAN - Frances D. (nee Shanahan) Of West Seneca, NY, June 23, 2017, beloved wife of the late Peter F. Corcoran, Jr.; dearest mother of Daneen C. (John) Proctor, Peter F. III (late Diane) Corcoran, Maureen A. (Martin) Baker, Colleen M. Corcoran, Daniel P. Corcoran and Erin C. (James) Terzian; grandmother of Jessica, Jamie and Jason Corcoran, Erica and James Terzian; gre…

BAPST - Claudette E. (nee Crowe) Of Elma, NY, June 23, 2017, beloved wife of the late Martin R. Bapst; dearest mother of Deborah (Timothy) Hackbarth, Darryl, David (Ellen), James (Laura) and Jeffrey Bapst; fond grandmother of six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; sister of Darryl (Shirley) Crowe and Aleith (Earl) Sheldrick. Friends and relatives will be invited t…

COGHLAN - Elaine It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Elaine Coghlan on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at the age of 70. Elaine, a long-time resident of Cape Coral and Fort Myers, Florida, slipped away peacefully at the Fort Myers Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Elaine was the daughter of Milan Smiljanich and Dolly Grubyesich Smiljanich. She grew up in Ali…

HIRSCH - Kenneth R. Of Lake View, NY, June 23, 2017, beloved husband of Linda (nee Fiebelkorn) Hirsch; loving father of Kenneth A. (Lisa) Hirsch, Lisa (Robert) McDonough, and Aaron Hirsch (Cecilia Glinski); cherished grandfather to his grandbabies Ashley, Devon, Paige, Logan, Sean, Danielle, Brayden, Danica, and great-grandbaby Luna; son of the late Arthur and Margaret Hir…

RYKOVICH - Janet L. Of Holland, June 24, 2017, beloved wife of 53 years to Michael Rykovich; loving mother of Tina (Ken) Gowans, Lisa (Brian) Rykovich and Lori Rykovich; grandmother of Jeffrey (Jess) Uhrinek, Craig Gowens, Keith Jirak, Heather (Michael) Heinrich and Shyanna Pierce; great-grandmother of Paityn Heinrich and Teagan Uhrinek; also survived by siblings Jane Mors…

PAONE - Cheryl Jean June 23, 2017, at age 55, beloved wife of Gary J. Paone; cherished daughter of James and the late Opal McDonald; devoted mother of James (Krysta) Snyder, Stephen (Melissa) Paone, Matthew Paone and Tiffany Snyder; loving grandmother of Elliot, Makenna and Adelyn; dear sister of Patricia Sullivan; also survived by nieces and nephews. Services will be pri…

MANDIAK - Michael R. Of Lackawanna, NY, June 23, 2017, beloved son of the late Stefan and Mary (nee Gadomska) Mandiak; loving brother of Lillian (Anthony J.) Lunetta, Rogers (Mary Ann) Mandiak and the late Alice, John, Edward, Myron (Luba), Steven (Patricia), Joyce (late Michael) Price and Martin Mandiak; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Family will be pres…

SCHWENDNER - Dorothea Mae (nee Weber) June 23, 2017, age 93, beloved wife of the late William Joseph Schwendner; loving mother of Patricia (late Paul) Stoeckl and William (Lynnette) Schwendner; cherished grandmother of Lisa (Joshua) Findley, Chad (Kristina) Stoeckl, Joshua Stoeckl, Benjamin (Christy) Stoeckl, Max (Lindsay) Schwendner, Dana (Harry) Altman and Kimberly (Jess…