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Area Deaths

Salvatore P. Abbate, 69, of Cambria, a private attorney, died June 16.

Mary Swan Balthasar, 88, died May 25.

James F. Barciniak, died June 15.

Elizabeth A. (Wojcik) Boncal, of Buffalo, died June 16.

Marion J. Brinkman, 60, of Silver Creek, died June 16.

Nancy J. Brost, 82, former chairwoman of the Women's Board of the Buffalo Zoo, died May 31.

Robert M. Chodora, of Cheektowaga, member of Local 210, died June 17.

Eileen S. (Sprague) Comstock, 91, died June 10.

Edward Thomas Crehan III, 57, formerly of Buffalo, died June 5.

Helen (Duda) Czamara, died June 18.

Velma L. Dickerson, died June 15.

Gordon L. Domon, 85, Akron, WWII Navy veteran, GM Engine Plant retiree, died June 13.

Michael L. Doro, 58, avid bicyclist and skier, died June 3.

Lawrence C. Gentile, 84, died June 18.

Rose T. (Armento) Giambra, died June 17.

Margaret (Gonzalez) Grzelak, of Buffalo, died June 15.

Daisy F. (Zeigler) Hardwick, 98, died June 9.

Anna T.R. (Rosenecker) Hearn, died June 17.

Harvey R. Huffman, 92, formerly of Buffalo, WWII Navy veteran, died May 18.

Robert M. Jankowiak, 77, formerly of Grand Island, Air Force veteran, Bell Aerospace retiree, died June 16.

Eugene J. Kirchberger, retired state Department of Transportation engineer, died June 11.

Marilyn Kniss, 96, died June 16.

Paulette C. (Gardner) Lang, died June 5.

Kathleen A. (White) Leigh, died June 14.

Rosemary A. (Hertzer) Mayer, died June 1.

Ronald Mioduszewski, died June 16.

Raymond C. Morse, of Ransomville, 79, died June 17.

Charles G. Napora, died May 29.

John J. Nasal, of West Seneca, died June 11.

Mary Ann (Murphy) O'Malley, of Lackawanna, died June 17.

Brounalin J. Polinski Jr., member of Leonard Post Jr. Post, died June 18.

Felicia C. (Sibiga) Quinnan, died May 28.

Gertrude M. Reeder, of Buffalo, died May 29.

Anthony Rizzo, died June 17.

Clara M. (Schifferle) Roneker, of Clarence Center, 101, died June 16.

Ida J. (Millonzi) Russo, of Buffalo, died June 18.

Linda M. Rybak-Skowron, of Alden, died June 8.

Peter J. Scott, formerly of Amherst, died May 22.

Linda L. (Gram) Smith, died June 17.

Jeanne M. Smith-Fallon, of Grand Island, died June 15.

Michael F. Smyton, of Amherst, 65, alcohol and drug counselor at Clearview Treatment Center, died June 16.

Lech W. Solecki, decorated Polish Army veteran of WWII, died June 17.

Stephen H. Stalikas Sr., 80, died June 18.

Brenda A. Stornelli, died June 14.

Eugene J. "Pops" Strianese, of Angola, died June 17.

Ronald M. Syracuse, died June 16.

Joseph "Dr. Joe" Tannenhaus, 93, WWII veteran who practiced in Kenmore, died May 24.

Donna M. (King) Trzaska, of Amherst, died June 17.

Maryann (Manning) Voyer, died June 18.

Karen D. Waite, died June 15.

Robert Wisniewski, died June 18.

Martha Dunn Yeh, 96, of Buffalo, served in the Army during WWII and the Korean War, died May 7.

Dimitrios "Jimmy" Zafirakis, of Depew, died June 13.

Shirley D. (Forkl) Zywiczynski, of Holland, died June 16.