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June 24, 1949 – December 10, 2017 Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. Services will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Ephesus Ministries, 341 Grider Ave., Buffalo, NY 14215. Viewing from 9 AM-11 AM, service at 11:00 AM. Family visitation at the Ephesus Ministries Fellowship Hall Friday, December 15, 6:00-8:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations ma…

MURRAY - Peter E. Of Boston, NY, suddenly December 13, 2017, husband of Noreen (nee Jastry); father of Karen (Phillip) Dettore; grandfather of Sophia; brother of the late Lois Murray; uncle of Frank Dombrowski and family. Friends may call at the DONALD M. DEMMERLEY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 21 Pierce Ave., Hamburg Sunday 1-4 PM. Funeral private. Flowers gratefully declined. Mr. …

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WEIGAND - Mary Ann (nee Wolf) December 14, 2017, beloved wife of Robert P. Weigand; loving mother of Robert J. (Marcia) Weigand, Donna (Frank) Schmiegel and Sharon (John) Hayek; cherished grandmother of Robert M., Matthew A., Joshua J., Jacob M., Nicholas A., and Lauren N. (Nicholas); dear sister of Karen (John) Helt; predeceased by two brothers; also survived by nieces an…

ROOT - Richard A. 69 years old, passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2017 after a long battle with melanoma. He died at home two days before his 70th birthday surrounded by family and loved ones. He is survived by his daughter Juliet, his son Isaac, and several siblings, nieces, nephews, and cousins. A Memorial Celebration of Richard's life is being planned; details are n…

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MASTRANGELO - Ralph D., Jr. December 13, 2017, age 88, beloved husband of the late Arlene (nee Mueller) Mastrangelo; devoted father of Mary Ruth Mastrangelo, Ralph (Lynn) Mastrangelo and Freddie (Iris) Mastrangelo; loving grandfather of Darlene (Cody) Fagan; cherished great-grandfather of Arianna; predeceased by eight siblings; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Th…

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PENTASUGLIO - Grace A. "Blue Bird" (nee Marinaccio) Of West Seneca, entered into rest December 14, 2017, beloved wife of the late Daniel A. Pentasuglio; devoted mother of Joseph W. (Margaret) Pentasuglio, Mary Lou (Bruce Ward) Pentasuglio and Susan (Michael) Montesano; cherished grandmother of Joseph, Danielle, Gracie Lee, Mary Ann, Andrew and the late David; adored great-…

NIZIOL - Mary Ann December 13, 2017, beloved wife of the late John Jr; dearest mother of Cindi, Rick (Kim) and Michelle (late Scott) Kowalski; grandmother of Nicole, Shari, Jennifer, Jamie, Jillian and Jared; great-grandmother of three; sister of Frank (Geraldine), George (Josephine) and late Robert (Patricia). Also survived by nieces and nephews. Memorial Mass Saturday, D…

BARSZCZ - Edward Frank Passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at age 94, beloved father of Mark (Laurie) Barszcz; cherished grandfather of April Kleinfelter, Lucas, Taylor, and Trent Barszcz; great-grandfather of two; dear brother of Freddie (Norma) Barszcz. Besides his wife, a son, Thomas Barszcz and two brothers, John and Joseph Barszcz predeceased him. A Mass of Chr…

JOHNSON - Jacqueline (nee Lapis) December 12, 2017, beloved wife of James Johnson Sr; dear mother of James (Doreen) Johnson Jr. and Janine (Carl) Shumaker; daughter of Gladys and the late Stephen Lapis; Nana of James III "Trey," Evan, Colin, Isabelle and Emma; sister of Suzanne (Cary) McCullough, Debra Wray, Roberta (Thomas) Brocki and Rosemary Schneider; also survived by …

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WAGNER - Norma Jane Passed away December 1, 2017. She was born October 15, 1926, the daughter of the late Floyd and Harriet Wagner. Ms. Wagner worked for Buffalo Incandescent Light for many years. A lifelong resident of Kenmore, Norma lived in her childhood home for 91 years. She liked to bowl and dearly loved all of her dogs and cats. She was a member of the Kenilworth Fi…

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WNINK-PARKER - Samantha Lyn December 5, 2017, beloved wife of Daniel Parker; loving mother of Celia Janay and Audriana Jaelyn Parker; daughter of Mark and Kathleen Wnink; sister of Mark (Lisa) Wnink and Justin Wnink. Samantha's three closest friends until the end- Tammy Dietrich, Cara Mitchell and Karen Mandel; also survived by many aunts, uncles, nephews, cousins and many…

HURD - Evelyn A. (nee Krah) Of West Seneca, passed peacefully on December 8, 2017, she was born in Buffalo, NY on November 20, 1924, beloved wife of Donald H. Hurd; loving mother to Kenneth D. Hurd and Donna L. (Joseph) Borchlewicz. Memorial service to be held at a later date.

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WAKSHULL - Samuel J. December 12, 2017, beloved husband of Evelyn L. Hartman Wakshull; loving father of Michael (Jan) Wakshull, Nancy (Candido) Leon, Deborah Wakshull, Mark (Karen) Hartman and Keith (Linda) Hartman; adoring grandfather of six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be held by Mesnekoff Funeral Home, Inc. on Sunday 10 AM at Dengler, Rober…

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BARNETT - Dawn M. Of West Falls, December 13, 2017, loving Wife of Aaron; beloved mother of Trent Stellrecht (Barnett), Cooper Barnett and Amber Temple (Barnett); daughter of Susan (nee Schneider) and late Gary Nicosia; sister of Nichole Nicosia (Joe Lasnicki) Katy (Tony) Wike, and Gary Nicosia Jr.; beloved daughter-in-law of Jim and Kim Barnett and family; many nieces, ne…