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BURBIGE - Caitlin Rose Of Brant, NY, entered into rest October 19, 2017, Dearest daughter of James M. and Carolyn G. (Falk) Burbige; sister of Hilory Forster, Jim (Kayla) Forster, Nicholas and Grace Burbige; granddaughter of Carlton and Sue Falk and Lillian and late John Burbige; survived by many aunts, uncles, great-aunts and uncles and cousins; Caitlin was a loving mom t…

McCOY - Randal R. Age 51 of Orchard Park, NY; October 20, 2017. Beloved son of late James McCoy and Charles (late Margaret) Russell; cherished companion of Nicol Isula; devoted father of Randi (Michael) Giarrizzi, Emily McCoy and Riley McCoy; brother of James McCoy, Keith (Diane) McCoy, David (Paul Lewis) Russell, Charles (Kristi) Russell and late Denise Russell. A Celebra…

GIETLER - Joseph K. October 20, 2017. Beloved husband of Lori (nee Lentz) Gietler; dearest father of Joseph A., Meaghan (John) Maddigan, Matthew, and the late Rachael Gietler; loving grandfather of John Maddigan, Elizabeth, Declan, and Sawyer; son of the late Joseph R. and Gayle Gietler; dear brother of Mark (Betty), Therese (Andy) Batt, and the late Kevin Gietler. Family …

WALKER - Patricia A. (nee Lawless) October 19, 2017. Wife of the late Thomas F. Walker; beloved mother of Deborah (David) Gadt, Thomas P. Walker of Scurry, Texas; loving grandmother of David T. Gadt, and Melissa Schlueter; dear great-grandmother of James T., Austin D. Gadt, and Elaina Schlueter; dear sister of Shirley (Robert) Eikenburg and Jack (Sharon) Lawless; loving au…

BONTRAGER - Rebecca "Becky" (nee Kipfer) 93 years (as of October 26, 2017), of Alden, NY, went home to be with Jesus on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 11:55pm at Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN. She had been in Tennessee, in the loving care of her daughter, Meriul Bontrager Easton and son-in-law Bill Easton, since February, 2017. Prior to that she had lived at Greenfields, Lan…

RICHTER - Ronald J. October 19, 2017, beloved husband of the late Yong Pok; devoted father of Ronald Jr. and Richard (Donna) Richter; loving grandfather of Jaclyn and Brendan; dearest brother of Harry, Richard, Robert (late Carol) and the late Donald (Charlene) Richter. Family will be present Monday 2-7 PM at the PIETSZAK FUNERAL HOME, 2400 William St. (near Harlem). Relat…

BRUCH - Alfreda "Freda" (nee Szalecki) October 20, 2017. Beloved wife of Ted Bruch; devoted mother of Nancy (Bruce) McKay; loving grandmother to Scott (Susanne) McKay; dear daughter of the late Michael and Cecilia Szalecki; dear sister of late Chester (Veronica) Szalecki, and Alice (late Gerald) Baskey; sister-in-law of Jane (late Frederick) Kimmick, and Matthew (Dorothy) …

GORMLEY - Jerome F. "Jerry" Of Lewiston, NY, October 18, 2017. Husband of the late Elizabeth (Wallace) Gormley; father of Jon (Cori) Gormley; beloved grandfather of Sean and Marissa Gormley; brother of Michael C. (Kathy) Gormley and the late Robert J. Gormley, MD. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. His family will be present on Monday from 3-7 PM at the RHONEY FUNER…

DeWALD - George E. Age 87, October 19, 2017, of Springville, NY. Beloved husband of 60 years to the late Carol (Gohr); devoted father of Diane (Bruce) Bookhagen, Kim (Paul) Fisher, George W. (Joyce), Michael (the late Linda), Mary (Robert) Mayerat, Daniel (Geneva), Alberta (Michael) Sulik; cherished grandfather of 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, several step-gran…

JONES - Yvette G. Entered into rest October 16, 2017.Wake Services will be held Monday 10am followed by 11am Funeral at St. John Baptist Church, 184 Goodell St. Interment, Ridge Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements by TL Pickens Mortuary Services, 66 E. Utica St. Condolences may be offered at www.tonylpickens.com

McKOWAN - Linda Joan 70, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at her daughter and son-in-law's home in Cornelius, North Carolina. Linda was born on April 16, 1947 to Clarence and Edna Greishaw in Union City, Pennsylvania. She moved to Buffalo, New York in 1965, where she attended Bryant & Stratton College and led the fight for female access to typewriting …

MOBLEY - Gladys Of Niagara Falls Blvd., entered into rest October 19, 2017 at age 93. Service private. Arrangements by LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Northtowns Chapel).

KRAWCZYK - Patricia A. (nee Matyjas) Of Amherst, NY. October 15, 2017. Wife of the late Walter R. Krawczyk; dearest mother of Melissa (Adam) Schmidt and the late Robert Krawczyk; proud grandmother of Alexander and Ryan Schmidt; sister of the late Richard (Donna) Matyjas; also survived by nieces and nephews; dear cousin of Rodney and Arlene Rawluszki. Family will be present…

ERNST - Raymond E. Of Hamburg. Entered into rest October 18, 2017.Beloved husband of Antoinette "Toni" (nee Mazola) Ernst; devoted father of Raymond and Terry; cherished step-father of Lynn Marie Lubecki, Carolyn (Tim) Case, and the late James (Morgan) Lubecki; cherished grandfather of John Lord, Angela Lord, Donald Lubecki, Alex Lubecki, Joey Case, Jimmy Case, and Sean Ca…

GOSNEY - Joseph R. Jr. Age 67, of Newark, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Joe was born on January 26, 1950, to the late Joseph Sr. and Olga (Hacola) Gosney in Buffalo, New York. After growing up in Buffalo, Joe attended Ohio Northern University and earned a bachelor's degree in engineering 1962. In 1963 he went on to the University of Florida to earn a maste…