Death Notices - The Buffalo News
print logo

HACKFORD - Rose Mary (nee Ormsby) May 21, 2017, loved and cherished wife of Paul G. Hackford; loving mother of Paulette (Alex) Alexander, Peter (Cheryl), Mark (Jan), Michael (Kimberly) and Martin (Elaine) Hackford; loving grandmother of 13 grandchildren; loving sister of five brothers and two sisters; also survived by brothers- and sisters-in-law, cousins, nieces and nephe…

YETTER - Terri A. (nee Hornquist) Age 44, of E. Concord, NY, died May 22, 2017. Loving wife of Bob Yetter; mother of Samantha and Austin Yetter; daughter of Paul and the late Elizabeth Hornquist; sister of Bonnie (Christopher) Zuppinger, Paul (Brenda) Hornquist and Benjamin (Jo Ann) Hornquist; also survived by several nieces, nephews and in-laws. Friends may call Thursday,…

DYKSTRA - Sylvia J. (nee Soper) Age 91, May 22, 2017 of Kenmore, NY. Beloved wife for 65 years to the late Fred M. Dykstra; loving mother of Ellen (Thomas) Joyce and Fred J. (Virginia); dearest grandmother Zachariah (Jeanette) Dykstra, Heather (Matthew) Cirillo, Katie (Todd) Richards, Rachael Dykstra, Garrett (Meleah) Dykstra and Grace (Herbert) DeLine; also survived by 13…

SANDERS - Ronald I. "Ron" Age 84, of Niagara Falls, NY, formerly of Ocala, FL, passed away on May 20, 2017, son of the late Robert and Ida (Buie) Sanders; husband of JoAnn L. (Steele) Sanders; father of Robert I. Sanders, Melanie L. (Joseph P.) Riscili, Susan P. (Tony) Carr, Gary T. Sanders, late Ronald "Butch" Sanders, late Eileen Sanders and the late Dr. Gary Thomas; bro…

GUZZETTA - Gloria M. (nee Smith) Of Angola, NY, May 20, 2017, beloved wife of Leonard Guzzetta Sr.; loving mother of Leonard Jr. and Meri (Craig) Hutchinson; also survived by several brothers and sisters, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Friends may call Friday from 9 AM-11 AM at the ADDISON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 262 N. Main St., Angola, NY, where a funeral s…

NICEWICZ - Anna (nee Szczepkowski) Of N. Tonawanda, went to be with Our Lord May 19, 2017. Devoted wife of 65 years to Stanislaw Nicewicz; loving mother of Stefan (Donna) Nicewicz, Tadeusz "Ted" Nicewicz and Edwin (Cyndi) Nicewicz; beloved grandmother of Tricia, Nicole and Stefan Nicewicz; loving sister of Stefka Malczewski, Walter (Lise) Szczepkowski, Helen Szczepkowski a…

RYDZYNSKI - Edward J. Of Buffalo, May 21, 2017, beloved husband of the late Irene (nee Hejna); devoted father of Ronald (Janet), Lucille (Paul), Katherine (Frank), Christine (Stephen) and Norman; loving grandfather of Adam, Raegan, Janice, Nancy, Noreen, Anne, Marc, Alex, Jacob, the late Carey, Michaelene and Christopher; great-grandfather of Zacarey, Lucas, Coen, Asher, H…

WAGNER - Mary A. (nee Ballistrea) May 22, 2017; beloved wife of the late Albert G.; devoted mother of Mary (Dale) Lizauckas, Albert C. (Kelly) Wagner, Thomas (Angela) Wagner and Kathleen (Joseph) LaJoy; loving grandmother of nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; dear sister of Stephen (Carolyn) Ballistrea and the late Anthony, Joseph (Marion), Salvatore (Margare…

KOESTER - Lucy Cartonia (nee Dalessandro) Of Orchard Park, NY, May 22, 2017, beloved wife of the late Salvatore Cartonia and Cecil Koester; dearest mother of John (Jennifer) Cartonia, Robert (Bonnie) Cartonia and Janet (Geoffrey) Rosenberger; sister of Josephine (Frank) Nowak; predeceased by a brother and two sisters; also survived by many grand- and great-grandchildren, n…

DETERS - Gertrude B. "Trudy" (nee Blazejewski) Age 89, of Medina, NY, formerly of North Tonawanda, NY, May 23, 2017, wife of the late Philip Deters; mother of Marcia (Dr. David) Stahl and Craig Deters; grandmother of Dr. Celeste (Howard) Stahl-Balaban and Dr. Jeffery (Rachael Goldstein) Stahl; great-grandmother of Alex, Teagan and Rayna; aunt to several nieces and nephews;…

McCULLOUGH - Willie Lee (nee Davis) Entered into eternal rest May 16, 2017 at age 78 in Atlanta, GA, loving wife of 51 years to the late John Joe McCullough; cherished mother of Lisa McCullough (Maurice) Humphrey of Stone Mountain, GA, Terrance Christopher McCullough of Cheektowaga, NY and Donna Lynn (Patrick) Alexander of Snellville, GA; sister of Sammie L. and Thomas E. …

COSTA - John L. May 20, 2017 of Blasdell, NY. Beloved husband of the late Lisa (nee Girard) Costa; dearest father of Robert (Lisa), Loren (Lisa), Sheldon and John; also survived by eight grandchildren; son of the late Robert J. and Gladys (nee Bevilacqua) Costa; brother of the late Leonora Price; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family and friends may call at THE COLON…

ANDREWS - Susan M. May 22, 2017; beloved wife of John Holmes; adoring mother of Emily Rae and Benjamin Charles Holmes; loving daughter of Rosemary and the late Merlyn Andrews; dearest sister of Mary Lynn Andrews, Michael T. Andrews, Shari (David) Barry and Jeb (Jenn) Andrews; caring aunt of Rebecca, Joshua, Melanie, Matthew, Ginger, Molly and Jacob. Family will be present …

BUTLER - Classie I. (nee Phillips) Of Buffalo, entered into rest May 18, 2017. Relatives and friends may visit LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (City Chapel), 102 Linwood Ave near Summer on Saturday from 2-3 PM where a funeral service will immediately follow.