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PREM - James G. December 10, 2017, at age 84, beloved son of the late Charles J. and Anna (nee Fink) Prem; brother of the late Edwin, Carl (Helen) Prem, Dorothy (Frank) Kopfer, Loretta (Charles) Campbell, Anna M. Prem and Dolores (Fidelis) Pfohl; uncle of Frank (Judith), Paul (Barbara) Kopfer, Susan (Robert) Murphy, James (Melissa) Pfohl, Barbara (Joseph) Zenger and the l…

CZEKALSKI - Robert L., Sr. December 9, 2017, suddenly of Cheektowaga, beloved husband of Barbara (nee Janusz); loving father of Robert L., Jr. (Jill), late Kenneth R. and Leslie L. (John) Vigneron; cherished grandfather of Savana, Justin, Morgan, Brianna and Sydney; brother of the late Carol (Robert) Krisnosky; fond uncle of Kevin and Michelle Krisnosky. Family present Tue…

KUSMIERCZYK - Beverly Ann Age 82, of Springfield, OH, formerly of Hamburg, NY, December 5, 2017, in the Springfield Reginal Medical Center. She was born on March 9, 1935, in Buffalo, the daughter of the late Edward and Doris (Callahan) Haniford; she was preceded in death by her husband Walter of 60 years. Beverly is survived by her four children: Wayne (Donna) Kusmierczyk,…

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KAHLE - Claudia R. (nee Tapasto) Of LaMesa, CA, born December 15, 1953 in Buffalo, entered into rest October 31, 2017. Most devoted daughter and caretaker to her late mother, Daneen Tapasto (nee McGee); special mom to Taylor Kahle of San Diego, CA; loving sister to the late Wayne M. (late Mariann) Tapasto; granddaughter of the late James and Elizabeth McGee; dearest niece …

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Pohl - Helen "Tootsie" December 8, 2017, she is survived by her husband Jerome Pohl; children Leslie (Richard) Steinberg and Steven (Mona) Pohl; grandchildren Lauren, Julie, and Scott Steinberg and Sarah Pohl. Donations can be made in honor of Tootsie Pohl to Seashore Gardens Living Center, 22 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ. 08205. Funeral services were held Sunday Dec…

WIKIERSKI - Sophie (nee Piatek) Of North Tonawanda, December 8, 2017, wife of the late Arthur Wikierski; beloved mother of Victoria (Leon) Spring, Robert (Judy) Wikierski and Christine (Mark McLaughlin) Wikierski; loving grandmother of Julie (Christopher) Brearey, Leon Spring Jr. and Robert Wikierski; great-grandmother of Noel and Michael Spring. Mrs. Wikierski is predecea…

GWALTNEY - Marilyn E., Ph.D December 9, 2017, daughter of the late Fredrick and Dorothy (Mowbry) Gwaltney, Jr.; loving mother of Kathryn (Eric) Fenar and Uma Gwaltney (Nicholas Bidwell); devoted Nana of Layla and Jacob; sister of Thomas (St. Petersburg, FL), Gene (Opelika, AL), Robert (Harrisburg, MS) Gwaltney, Joyce Sharb (Woodland Park, CO) and Annette Mabrt (Jacksonvill…

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PLEZIA - Marcia L. (nee Neubauer) Of Getzville, entered into rest December 8, 2017, loving mother of Jonathan R. (Lynn) Plezia; dear grandmother of Cole Jonathan, Ava Kate and Emma Sophia Plezia; beloved daughter of the late Edward C. and Alice Neubauer; also survived by nieces, nephews and dear friends. Service private. Arrangements by LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Northtowns Ch…

SCHULTZ - Joyce R. (nee Johnson) December 9, 2017, Age 91, beloved wife of 50 years to the late Roland W. Schultz; dear mother of Kenneth (Pamela), Darrell, Marlene (Donald) Murphy, Karen Schultz and Dianne Ulrich; grandmother of Spencer and Dillon Ulrich, Brian and Neil Murphy, Heidi McIntee and the late Darin Schultz and four great-grandchildren; sister of the late Shirl…

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Baker - Robert P. December 8, 2017, of Hamburg NY, beloved husband of Ruth C. Baker; loving father of Cheryl Schalk, Cynthia (John) Gindele and the late Colleen Baker; devoted grandfather of Christopher (Carmen) Schalk, Colleen (Chuck) Lubas, Daniel (Marissa Caruso) Schalk and Katelyn (Adam) Nikel; great-grandfather of Charlotte Lubas; also survived by family and friends. …

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WAGNER - Roger "Rock" Of Lockport, passed away December 7, 2017, son of Edgar and Rachel Wagner. Rock was born in Niagara Falls but lived most of his life in Lockport. Rock is survived by his wife Jerilynn Wagner; his children Jeffrey (Krissan) and Susan Wagner; grandchildren Bryan Branch, Jessy Hall and Rachel Chew, Jordan Branch; brothers David (Sharon) and Peter (Kathy)…

SISTER MARY AURELIAN CSSF Felician Sisters Congregation Genevieve Kosiba December 9, 2017, beloved daughter of the late Mary (nee Strzyz) and Anthony Kosiba; loving sister of Walter Kosiba and the late Henry Kosiba and Bertha Janis; survived by nieces and nephews. Felician Sisters and family will be present at the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Villa Maria) Convent (600 Doat) o…

DAMERAU - Albert B. December 8, 2017 of Angola, NY, beloved husband of Margaret (nee Giardina) Damerau; dear father of Corinne (Randall) Damerau-Best, David, Robert (Julie) and Mark Damerau; grandfather of Alexandra, Eric, Ryan and Pierce; brother of the late Edith Schurkus and Frederick Damerau; survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 P…

MOUSSAOUI - Patricia A. (nee Kenyon) Of Lackawanna, NY, December 8, 2017, beloved wife of Farid Moussaoui; dedicated mother of Tahanni (James) Kaid-Eberle and Nadia (Fabio) Monessar; loving daughter of the late Patricia A. Hill and the late Norman Kenyon; dear sister of four brothers and three sisters and predeceased by one sister. The family will receive friends Tuesday f…

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PENNYAMON - Willie H. December 7, 2017. Friends may visit Tuesday at the THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME, 995 Genesee St., from 5 PM-7 PM. Interment on December 16, 2017 in Mt. Traveler Baptist Church, Waverly, Alabama.