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Area Deaths

Robert L. Alexander, 91, of Amherst, member of Telephone Pioneers, died Dec. 25.

Alice M. (Rice) Andres, 84, of Sardinia, died Dec. 25.

Elnora (Toney) Bailey, 88, of Buffalo, died Dec. 22.

Frank J. Baron, 66, of Hamburg, died Dec. 20.

Ann Judith "Judy" (Watson) Bratty, 74, of Lancaster, died Dec. 4.

June V. (Boerschig) Burns, 88, of West Seneca, died Dec. 22.

Claudette F. (Hunter) Carlin, 74, of Tonawanda, died Dec. 25.

Sharon L. (Buth) Cefaratti, 67, of Depew, died Dec. 22.

Jessie J. (Iacono) Ciccia, 99, of Amherst, owned Chi-Chi's Restaurant, died Dec. 21.

Theresa Genivive (Mantione) Ciraolo, 94, of Buffalo, died Dec. 26.

Clementine C. (Barone) Delmont, 90, of Lackawanna, died Dec. 23.

Lillian C. (Szymanski) Detar, 91, of Kenmore, died Dec. 22.

Edward A. Drabek, 93, of Springville, died Dec. 26.

Wanda L. (Groblewski) Dyl, 74, of Cheektowaga, died Dec. 25.

Anita M. (Held) Dyson, 65, of Buffalo, died Dec. 23.

Werner A. Edson, 95, of Amherst, retired Army colonel, died Dec. 12.

Arthur A. Elia, 83, of Wilson, executive of Sevenson Environmental Services, died Dec. 22.

Louis R. Farrington, died Dec. 23.

James R. Ferris, 87, of Hamburg, WWII Army veteran, died Dec. 22.

Rose L. Friedman, 96, of Tonawanda, died Dec. 25.

Sylvia (Murray) Hinman, 84, of East Aurora, died Dec. 22.

Rose M. (Morlock) Huefner, 86, of Cheektowaga, died Dec. 21.

Rose Levitsky, died Dec. 21.

Margaret J. (Jackson) Krotz, 93, of Amherst, died Dec. 17.

Norman T. Makowski, 70, of Cheektowaga, died Dec. 23.

Jack Mancuso, 76, of Brant, died Dec. 21.

Donald P. Marchant, 75, of the Town of Tonawanda, died Dec. 22.

Salamon Markovits, 86, of Amherst, died Dec. 24.

Shirley M. Marksberry, died Dec. 21.

Mary E. (Hourihan) Meegan, 89, of South Buffalo, died Dec. 21.

June M. (Smith) Mistretta, 83, of Tonawanda, died Dec. 21.

Josephine A. (Kiesnowski) Mocny, 88, of Elma, died Dec. 24.

Eric W. Olson, 41, of Cheektowaga, Navy vet with Nuclear Engineering Department, died Dec. 25.

James E. Peel, 82, Korean War vet, died Dec. 23.

Robert P. Reilly, formerly of Kenmore, died Dec. 20.

Isabelle M. (Schipani) Romano, 79, of Buffalo, died Dec. 23.

John I. Starr, 86, of East Amherst, founder and owner of S&E Wholesale Corp., died Dec. 24.

Fay (Pulka) Straining, 94, of Amherst, died Dec. 25.

Annette S. (Schwenk) Vallone, 92, of South Wales, died Dec. 25.

Rosemary B. (Sharrow) Varecka, 94, formerly of Buffalo, died Dec. 20.

Michael A. Wopperer, 56, of Amherst, died Dec. 22.

Anthony F. Yantomasi, 85, of Cheektowaga, died Dec. 23.

Salvatore F. Zuccaro, of Cheektowaga, died Dec. 21.

Jay M. "JZ" Zulinke, 73, of Orchard Park, died Dec. 15.