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LODICO - James A. Age 84, of Lewiston, NY, was called to our Lord peacefully on November 8, 2018, under Hospice care. Born in Buffalo, NY, Jim was the firstborn child of the late Joseph and Rose (Erick) Lodico. He cherished and loved his family and esteemed the friendship of his many friends. He is survived by his wife M. Jacquie; his children and step-children, Rosemary (…

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LEE - Judith Louise Smith Is it so small a thing to have enjoyed the sun, to have lived light in the spring, to have loved, to have thought, to have done, to have advanced true friends .... Matthew Arnold Judith Louise Smith Lee, lover of anything that flowers, gracious host, faithful servant and giver of the most exceptional hugs and kisses, passed away peacefully on Tues…

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CALLAHAN - Patrick M. November 15, 2018. Beloved husband of 62 years to Barbara (nee Jakaub); loving father of Kevin (Mary Jo), Kimberly (Jeff Pratt) Callahan, and Susan (Robert) Brown; dear grandfather of seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; brother of Mary Berman and Thomas Callahan, of Durham, NC; also survived by many nieces and nephews. No prior visitatio…

VIZZI - Lucille (nee D'Amico) Of Tonawanda, entered into rest November 17, 2018, at age 96, devoted mother of Luanne (Michael) Mackowski and Lenette St. John; cherished grandmother of Lauren (Brian), Eric and Mark; adored great-grandmother of Sienna and Elliot; also survived by other loving relatives and friends. No prior visitation. Service private. Arrangements by LOMBAR…

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DEVESO - James "Jimie" June 1, 2018 in Phoenix, AZ, formerly of Buffalo, NY; son of the late James and Rita Deveso; brother of Annette (late William) Naples and the late Frank (Veronica) Deveso; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at Holy Cross Church, Maryland and Seventh St., Buffalo, NY 14201, on November…

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DENSON - Robert C. October 29, 2018, age 79. Beloved husband of Sinette E. (nee Johnson) Winfield Denson; dear father of Janine Marie Denson, Karen Elizabeth (Christopher) Tonner, John Phillips Denson, and the late Robert C. Denson, III; stepfather of George A. (Donna) Winfield, III and Austin R. (Maria) Winfield; loving grandfather of Christopher James Denson, Marie Nico…

WEGRZYN - Henry A. November 15, 2018, of Depew, at age 85. Beloved father of Dawn (David) Pastor; loving grandfather of Derek and Deanna Pastor; dear brother of Carol (Thomas) Geles; also survived by nieces and nephews. The family will be present to receive friends on Tuesday from 7-9 PM at the (Harris Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8440 Main St. A Mass of Chris…

BOCZKOWSKI - Norman J. Of Lancaster, NY, November 15, 2018, beloved husband of Helena (nee Sledziona) Boczkowski; loving father of Jessica (Daniel) Barrett, Melissa and the late Jacob Boczkowski; cherished grandfather of Lillian, Ella and Mason; predeceased by a sister and brothers. Friends may call Friday 2-7 PM with a service to follow at the PAUL A. KLOC BLOSSOM CHAPELS…

HAWKINS - Robert November 10, 2018, of Durham, NC, formerly of North Collins, NY, at the age of 67 years. Beloved brother of Larry (Patricia) Hawkins, Cheryl Hawkins, Yvonne Martin, Phyllis (Rick) Kron, and the late David Hawkins and Penny Hawkins-Thomas. Brother-in-law of Kathleen Hawkins. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call for a Memorial Visita…

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JEFFERS - Richard Joseph Of South Buffalo, NY. Entered into rest November 14, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Virginia E. (nee O'Donnell); devoted father of Dolores Bartlett, Thomas J. (Barbara) Jeffers, Richard R. Jeffers, Denise (Hubert) Pineau, Virginia (Michael) Sulya, Melissa A. (Bennett) Bailey, and Christina M. (Hale) Williams; cherished grandfather of 18 grandchi…

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MACRIS - Frances (nee Fiorella) November 14, 2018, age 99; beloved wife of the late Theodore C. Macris; dearest mother of Sharon (late Richard M.) Schnier and the late Theodore (late Helen) and Charles; loving grandmother of Susan, Cynthia and the late Richard H.; cherished great-grandmother of Nicholas; predeceased by siblings, Lucy (John) Gerase, Anthony (Lena), Peter (…

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ANTHONY - James "Tony" Of Buffalo, NY, passed away on November 9, 2018, at Buffalo General Hospital, after declining health. He was born the third child to the late Roxie Littlejohn and Cunningham Anthony. LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Northtowns Chapel), 885 Niagara Falls Blvd. near Eggert/Sheridan Dr., is serving the Anthony family. A gathering in James' memory will be held on …

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DREW - Daniel Prince Suddenly, November 9, 2018, at age 65. Beloved husband of Donna "Dee" Drew; dearest son of Dean A. Drew and the late Florence "Loney" Drew; brother of Dean M. (Karen) and Dale A. (Colleen) Drew; also survived by several nieces, nephews and many, many friends. Dan was a 1971 graduate of St. Francis High School. After a first flying lesson at age 16, Da…

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RUTECKI - Frances B. (nee Karczewski) November 14, 2018, at age 90. Wife of the late Edward R.; dear mother of Sandra (Roger) Brown, Nancy (Rich) Swinney Barrios, Mary (Thomas) Cozza and the late Edward "Sonny" and Bernard "Barney"; also survived by grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Donations to Hospice Buffalo, Inc. in Frances' name appreciated. Buri…

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BATCHO - Sheila P. (nee Carrig) Of Amherst, entered into rest November 16, 2018, at age 70. Beloved wife of 49 years to Dennis C. Batcho; loving daughter of the late William and Zelda Carrig; dear sister of Wayne Carrig, Yvonne (late Ronald) Grist and the late Catherine (Thomas Loveland) Baker; fond sister-in-law of Edward (Mary Ellen) Batcho, Daniel (Dawna) Batcho, Timoth…