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SMITH - Harold A. Of Grand Island, died January 17, 2010, while visiting family in Florida. His beloved wife Lily preceded him in death. He leaves behind children, Alan of Fairfax, CA, Lynda (Mark) of Tampa, FL and Carol (Matt) of Rocky River, OH. He is also survived by his dear companion, Alice and her extended family. He leaves behind five grandsons, Mike, Kris (Alicia),…

O'NEILL - Charles Arthur Sr. "Chuck" 72, of Treasure Island, FL, went home to our Father on Thursday, February 25, 2010, at Bay Pines VA Hospital, Bay Pines, FL. Born in Lackawanna, NY, he came to Treasure Island in 2003 from Buffalo, NY. He retired in 1978 having attained the rank of First Sergeant, United States Army. Chuck enjoyed traveling, playing Scrabble, cards and …

MOADOER - Pearl R. Of Angola, NY, March 3, 2010, daughter of the late Samuel and Ellenorah (Cornish) Moadoer; sister of Albert J. (Kathleen) Moadoer and the late Mary Jane (Frank) Sumera and Eleanor (Raymond) Nilsson; also survived by nieces and nephews; dearest friend of Lorraine Peters. No prior visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at F…

SCANLON - M. Cecilia "Aunt Ceil" March 5, 2010. Daughter of the late Daniel and Katherine (Malone) Scanlon; sister of the late Martin, Mary Sheehan, Michael, Simon, Patrick, Daniel, Katherine Breen, Joseph and Edward Scanlon; aunt of James (Ginny) Scanlon, Patricia (Robert) Ward, Mary C. (Thomas) Heneghan, Michael P. (Kathi) Scanlon, Joseph P. (Mary) Scanlon, Noreen P. (Jo…

KRAHLING - Deacon Frank R. March 6, 2010, beloved husband of Ethel F. (nee Pawlak) Krahling; dearest father of Renee (Karl) Litzenberger, Thomas (Michelle) Krahling, Carl (Jacqueline) Krahling and the late Mark Krahling; devoted grandfather of Matthew, Carly, Joanna, Gregory, John Michael, Irene and Sophie; dear brother of Peggy Schuh; also survived by sisters-in-law Dolor…

SCIANDRA - Rose Marie (nee LaMonto) Of Amherst, entered into rest March 4, 2010. Beloved wife of Peter Sciandra Sr.; devoted mother of Joseph (Lisa), Karen, Peter Jr. and Steven (Christine) Sciandra; cherished grandmother of seven grandchildren; loving daughter of the late Louis and Mildred (nee Perrillo) LaMonto; dear sister of James LaMonto; also survived by nieces, neph…

HATCHER - David O. March 5, 2010. Survivors include Sally (Stephen) Obletz, David (Jennifer) Hatcher, Robert (Caryn) Hatcher of Cookeville, TN and Maryellen (Joe) McMorrow of Morrisville, NC; grandfather of Peter, Sarah, Grace Obletz, Robert, Steven, Michael, Matthew, Elizabeth, Mary McMorrow, David W. and Campbell Hatcher; great-grandfather of Riley Joseph McMorrow; dear …

ORLOWSKI - Florence L. Of Pendleton, NY, entered into rest Friday, March 5, 2010, daughter of the late Stanley and Angeline (nee Stepa) Ruminski; mother of Carol Wawrzyniak, Michael Wawrzyniak, both of Tonawanda and Billie Jo McCluskey of Pendleton; also survived by five brothers and sisters and several nieces and nephews. No prior visitation. Private Funeral Services will…

LEJWODA - Helen L. (nee Sicienski) Of Hamburg, entered into rest March 4, 2010. Beloved wife of the late John Lejwoda; devoted mother of Mary Anne (Anthony) Baumgartner, Catherine E. (Robert) Marriott and Christine A. (Geoffrey) Baranowitz; cherished grandmother of seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; loving daughter of the late John and Sophie (nee Kwiestoro…

OLEWNICZAK - Irene (nee Lex) March 6, 2010. Beloved wife of the late Thaddeus A.; devoted mother of Thaddeus (Geri), Alfred Olewniczak, Theresa (Timothy) Sullivan, James (Kathleen) Olewniczak and Christine (Chet) Skowronski; loving grandmother of nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; dear sister of Leo (Maxine), Rev. Henry V. Lex and the late Stella (Leo) Berna…

BOUCHARD - Mary Ann June 11, 1924 - February 27, 2010. Private service held March 3rd. Choral funeral and columbarium placement at St. Paul's Cathedral, Buffalo, TBA.

GOODMAN - John R. Died suddenly on March 5, 2010. Beloved husband of Laurie (nee Baehre); loving dad of Wendy (Steve) Mika, Becky (Johan) Kriek and Molly (Jason) Bordonaro; loving papa of Morgan and Makayla Mika. Funeral services from the PACER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2275 George Urban Blvd. (two blocks east of Dick Rd.), Tuesday at 10 AM. Visitation Monday 2-4 & 6-8 PM. C…

SCHIAVI - Peter P. Of Lackawanna, entered into rest March 3, 2010, beloved husband of Geraldine (nee Violanti) Schiavi; devoted father of Peter J. (Shawn), Joseph A. and Thomas J. Schiavi; cherished grandfather of six grandchildren; loving son of the late Joseph and Josephine (nee Campoli) Schiavi; dear brother of Joseph, Mary (James) Chorazak, Annette (John) Iafallo, late…

BUTLER - William T. March 4, 2010, son of the late William H. Butler and the late Hazel Lewis, late Roxie Lewis Butler; brother of Elizabeth (late Fred) Billington; uncle of Gail Barnhart, Garry Billington, Dale Billington, Joan McAllister and Roxanne Martina; long time friend of Mary Izzy. Friends are invited to share a remembrance of Bill at the CHAS. F. McMAHON FUNERAL …

CHOWANIEC - Edna T. (nee Babicz) March 6, 2010. Beloved wife of the late Stanislaw; dear mother of Robert (Marianne), Richard and the late Stephen; loving grandmother of Christina, Wendy (Karl) Schmidt, Tracy and Robert II; sister of Leona Chowaniec and Florence (George) Mor; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral from the PACER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2275 George Urban …