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LANGES - Pauline (nee Wellenzohn) Of Blasdell, NY, April 23, 2017, beloved wife of the late Alois "Louie" Langes; loving mother of Fred (Margie), Paul (Rosalie), Rick, Robert (Cindy) and Linda (Richard) Deren; cherished grandmother of nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; dearest sister of the late Johanna (late Christopher) Gugliuzza, Anthony (Helen), Henry, He…

CREENAN - Thomas F. April 24, 2017, at the age of 78; beloved husband of 57 years to Anne M. (nee Burke) Creenan; loving father of Timothy (Maryann) Creenan, Sharon (David) McCoy, Thomas (Julianne) Creenan, Nancy (Arthur) Paul, Molly (Steven) Balcerzak, and James (Molly) Creenan; devoted grandfather of 13 grandchildren; brother of Elizabeth (James) Straus; son of the late …

WOZNIAK - Alfred N. Of Edinboro, PA, formerly of Lake View, NY, April 23, 2017, at the age of 86, beloved husband of Charlotte (nee Dye) Wozniak; loving father of Debra Marie (late Ray) Sadowski, Raymond Wozniak, Janice (Jacob) Jung, Sharon Lennon (Dan Ozimek), Phyllis (Michael) Paulus, and John (Laura) Wozniak; cherished grandfather of 18 grandchildren and seven great-gra…

KING - Edgar A. April 25, 2017; beloved husband of Sharon E. (Warning) King; father of Mike and Kathy King; brother of David and the late John King; grandfather of two grandchildren and three great- grandchildren. Friends may call Friday 2-6 PM at the (West Seneca Chapel) THOMAS H. McCARTHY FUNERAL HOME, 250 Orchard Park Rd. (same location as Sieck, Mast & Leslie) 825-…

SEVERINO - Michael R. April 20, 2017, of Buffalo, NY. Beloved husband of the late Hannah (nee Lilien) Severino; dearest father of Michael J. (Amy) and Krista K. Severino; dear grandfather of Juliana, Christiano and Lucas; loving son of Victoria Amoia and the late Ralph Severino; brother of Michele (Russell) Maslowski, John (Jayne) Conti and David Bonvissuto; also survived …

VACCARO - Patricia A. (nee Klemens) Of North Collins, NY April 25, 2017; beloved wife of Joseph J. Vaccaro; loving mother of James (Sandra) Vaccaro and Juliana (Richard) Stevens; cherished "Nana" of Ciara Stevens; dear sister of Daniel (Paula) Klemens, Jean (Alan) Seitz and the late Steven Klemens; also survived by many other loving family members and dear friends. Family …

STAPLES - Verna Jr. Of Buffalo, entered into rest April 20, 2017. Relatives and friends may visit Gospel Temple COGIC, 143 Beard Ave., Buffalo, on Friday from 11 - 12 noon where a funeral service will immediately follow. Interment, St. Matthew's Cemetery. Arrangements by LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (City Chapel).

RAJEWSKI - Cynthia Age 43, April 24, 2017; beloved daughter of Edwin and the late Marcia A. Rajewski; loving sister of Geralyn (Robert) Iannaccone, Milissa (Michael) Graczyk and Judilyn Rajewski; dear aunt of Samantha and Alexander Winzenried, Matthew and Haley Graczyk and David Rajewski; best friend since childhood of Christine Baczkiewicz and Tracey Butler-Johnson; lovin…

IMIOLO - Joseph W., IV April 22, 2017 at age 39, beloved son of Joseph W. (AJ) Imiolo, III; loving brother of Adam and Jonathan Imiolo; survived by aunts, uncles and cousins and predeceased by Joe's loyal dog, Cassidy. Visitation at the JAMES E. GRACE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 335 Ontario St. Friday 4-8 PM (funeral prayers at 7:45). In lieu of flowers memorials to Friends Of The…

CONKLIN - James V. Of Hamburg, NY. April 19, 2017. Beloved husband of Jennifer Conklin and the late Cathie (nee Robison) Conklin-Zulawski; loving father of Erin (Todd) Brinkworth; stepfather of Danielle, Matthew, and Luke Knight; cherished grandpa of Lydia and Mila. The family will receive friends Saturday 1-3 PM at LOOMIS, OFFERS & LOOMIS, INC., HAMBURG CHAPEL, 207 Ma…

LIUZZI - Matthew P. Of Gasport, NY, husband of Josephine Calandra Liuzzi, entered into rest on Monday April 24, 2017 in Lockport, NY. Matthew was born in Ontario, Canada on February 2, 1925, the son of the late Salvatore and Raffaela Viafora Liuzzi. Matthew worked for Local 210 in Buffalo, NY. He loved gardening and was a member of St. Vincent de Paul society in Buffalo, N…

HIBBERT - William C., Jr. Of Orchard Park, entered into rest April 25, 2017; beloved husband of Jessica S. (nee Najuch) Hibbert; devoted father of Landon, Benjamin and Lillian Hibbert; loving son of the late William Sr. and Rosemary (nee Cline) Hibbert; dear brother of Keith (Anne) Hibbert, Paul Hibbert, Sally (Jim) Buyea, Julia (late Tom) Bruton, John (Cindy) Hibbert, Mar…

SIKORSKI - Richard D. April 23, 2017, of Lackawanna, NY, beloved husband of Germaine A. (nee Calhoun) Sikorski; dearest father of Erica and Richard; beloved grandfather of Jaelyn and Danica; son of the late Joseph and Irene (nee Stulak) Sikorski; brother of Joseph (late Christine), Marlene Granda, Thomas (Jean), Patricia (Luke) Del Principe, Deborah (late Pascal) Russo, Ro…

ABBATESSA - Kevin A. April 24, 2017 of Orchard Park. Passed peacefully after an extended illness. Beloved husband of Laurie (nee White)Abbatessa; father of Dominic Anthony and Christian Alexander Abbatessa; son of Vincent (Janice) Abbatessa and Donna Alessi; brother of Vincent (Jennifer) Abbatessa; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family will be present to receive…

SMITH - Ernest April 22, 2017, father of Omar (Bridget) Smith, Carmela Smith Beard, Edward D. Smith, Patrice Smith, Vicky (Steven) Christopher, Samuel Brown, Kenneth (Tanga) Brown, Felicia (Terrance) East and Danielle (Towan) Burney; brother of Willie (Liz) Smith and Velma Parmer; also survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Wake Saturday, 11 AM, Funeral, 12 noo…