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GARLOCK - James H. August 11, 2018, of Lockport, NY. Beloved husband of Debra (nee Ritley); dearest father of Michael (Melanie) and Thomas; son of the late Herbert and Bernie; brother of Joseph (Lynn); also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Relatives and friends may call at THE URBAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 6685 Transit Rd., East Amherst, NY (South of County and…

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KOEPF - Joan G. (nee Ellman) August 12, 2018. Beloved daughter of Doris J. and the late Chuck Ellman; loving sister of Roxanne Franchini; cherished aunt of Joseph A. Cala, III (Pamela Holcomb), Crystal and Carl Cala; great-aunt of Johnny Burkett. Visitation JAMES E. GRACE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 335 Ontario St., Thursday, 11:00 am - 12 noon (Funeral Prayers at 11:45 AM).

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CARLL - Duane E. (CMSretUSAF) Of North Tonawanda, August 11, 2018, son of the late John and Mary Carll; beloved husband of 64 years to Elizabeth (nee Mimm) Carll; loving father of Jeffrey (Carol) Carll and Pam (Mark) Morrison; devoted grandfather of Dr. Jaclyn (Brian) Morrison, Brett (Stephanie) Morrison, Jeffrey R. Carll, Dr. Amanda (Sean) Morrison, Andrew (Jessica) Carll…

MASON - M. Arlene (nee Sontag) Of Silver Creek, NY, August 8, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Peter J. Mason; loving mother of Catherine Hilliker, Cindy (David) Crino, Paul (Jennifer) Mason and Mary L. Mason; cherished grandmother of 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grand children. Friends may call at the HOLE-PARKER FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL, 160 Central Ave., Silver Creek, Thursda…

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PLAVCAN - Anna Jane (nee Arnold) Of Lima-Henrietta, August 10, 2018, at age 74. She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Stephen Plavcan; children Deanna (Preston) Ray, Marcia Plavcan (Christopher Egan); Stephanie (Matthew) Geary, Jonathan (Lora) Plavcan; Stephen (Julie) Plavcan; brother Charles (Connie) Arnold; nine grandchildren; one great-grandson; several nie…

KUZNIK - Paul Z. Of Lancaster, NY. August 11, 2018. Beloved husband of Diane (Reimer); loving father of Paul M. (Jeanette) and Dawn (Russell DeFranco); grandfather of Paul, Kaitlyn, Ryan, Collin, Mark, Austin, Jeffrey, Jaclyn, Nathan, and Gavin; great-grandfather of Jase and Autumn; brother of Richard (late Dianne) Maciejewski, Ken (Hedwig) Kuznik, and the late Carol (late…

BOYAR - Randy August 13, 2018. Son of Louise Boyar and the late Samuel; brother of Jay (Debbie), Allen, and Benjamin (Jeanne) Boyar; uncle of Nathan (Colleen), Steven, and Evan. Randy was a distinguished educator. Graveside service Wednesday 11 am at Beth El Cemetery, Cheektowaga 14225 (meet at Carol St. entrance at 10:45 am). Condolences at mesnekoff.com Arrangements by M…

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GOURLAY - Robert Arthur August 7, 2018, age 80. Robert is survived by his dear wife Ruth of 53 years, his devoted son Matt and his beloved daughter-in-law Julie. Robert was proud of his granddaughter, Rebecca who is presently serving in the Peace Corps and of his grandson, Patrick who just completed hiking the Appalachian Trail. Robert received his Bachelor's Degree from …

ATHERTON - Joseph John Of Kenmore, NY. August 13, 2018. Beloved husband of Judith Ritzenthaler Atherton; dear father of Lori (Eric) Roth, Scott (Ashley) Atherton, and Amanda (Ian) Carmichael; loving grandfather of Torin, Jack Roth, Madelyn, Lillian Atherton, Isabella, and Abigail Carmichael; brother of Cindy Atherton. All are invited to visitation and memorial service at D…

HOCHMUTH - Richard A. August 12, 2018. Loving son of the late Edwin and Marie Hochmuth; also survived by cousins and friends. The family will be present to receive relatives and friends on Wednesday from 4-8PM at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2510 Union Rd., Cheektowaga (2 blocks south of Williams St.). A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday at 10 AM at St…

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HARDISON - Linda L. Of Sanborn, NY, passed away on Monday, August 13, 2018, at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence. She was born in North Tonawanda, NY, on February 26, 1942, a daughter of Aletta M. (Kyler) Fix and the late Anthony Fix. Mrs. Hardison graduated from Niagara Wheatfield in 1960 and was a machinist at Strippit Akron, NY, for over 27 years before retiring.…

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BAUMGARDEN - Robert C. Of West Seneca, NY. Entered into rest August 13, 2018. Beloved husband of Kathleen M. (nee Blatz) and the late Shirley (nee Sabourin) Baumgarden; devoted father of Deborah (Edward) Mangone, Mary (Michael) Titus, Jean (Don Stec) Baumgarden, Clay (Shawn) Baumgarden, Mark (Annette) Baumgarden, and the late Richard Baumgarden; cherished grandfather of se…

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GLAZ - Adele (nee Smigielski) August 13, 2018. Wife of the late Edwin; dear mother of Gary (late Chris), Cindie (Mark) Kurkowski, and Timothy (Michelle); loving grandmother of Sheri (Craig) Schreier, Jill (Robert) Kulczyk, Jacob, Denae, and Evan Glaz; dearest great-grandmother of Maris, Kennedy, and Clara; sister of Dolores Melin; predeceased by other brothers and sisters;…

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BACCARI - Teresa (nee Tarapata) August 13, 2018, age 89. Beloved wife of the late Francis B. Baccari; dear mother of Kathleen (Craig) Collins, Anthony F. (Patricia A.) Baccari, David M. (Leslie) Baccari and Nancy (Steven) Buscaglia; loving grandmother of ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; sister of Agnes Marcinowski and the late Stanley, Joseph, Peter Tarapat…

ZINTER - Paula (nee Jewell) 80 years young. Survived by sisters Rita Ellis, Bridget Wright, and Bonnie Pruett; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Paula graciously donated her body to science. Donations in her memory can be made to your local animal shelter.