Obituaries

John Stravato

John Stravato, 77, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at UPMC Chautauqua after a long fight with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. He donated his body to the University of Buffalo with hope that studying his lungs will help another suffering from this dreadful disease. A complete obituary and ...

Robert W. Elderkin

Robert W. Elderkin, 80, of Elderkin Road, Frewsburg, passed away Monday (Aug. 19, 2019) at his home. He was the husband of Elsie Elderkin. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Ivory Baptist Church, Frewsburg. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m., Friday in the ...

Anthony E. “Tony” Gray

Anthony E. “Tony” Gray, 59, of Sinclairville, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in UPMC Chautauqua. He was born April 11, 1960, in Los Angeles, Calif. Tony was a U.S. Navy veteran proudly serving his country aboard the USS Nimitz, receiving an honorable discharge April 13, ...

Lorraine T. Zanghi

Lorraine T. Zanghi, 89, formerly of 273 Broadhead Ave., Jamestown, passed away at 10 am Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, in the Heritage Green Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility following a lengthy illness. She was the widow of Michael Zanghi, who died Feb. 19, 1980. Her funeral arrangements will be ...

Virginia Ann (Bourne) Warner

WESTFIELD — Virginia Ann (Bourne) Warner, 80, formerly of Westfield, passed away on Aug. 20, 2019, at Heritage Green Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility in Greenhurst, N.Y. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, ...

Eugene E. Delcamp

MAYVILLE — Eugene E. Delcamp, 82, of Mayville, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Erie, Pa. He was born Jan. 5, 1937, in Arkwright, N.Y., the son of the late Leon and Anne Snow Delcamp. Gene had worked for the New York State Department of Transportation for 37 years ...

Catherine J. Schell

Catherine J. Schell, 92, of Gerry, passed away Monday (Feb. 18, 2019) in Heritage Park Rehab & Skilled Nursing Facility. She was the daughter of the late Axel F. and Edith Anderson Schell. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in the Seeley Auditorium of ...

Sandra G. Harvey

Sandra G. Harvey, 74, of 186 W. Main St., Frewsburg, passed away Tuesday (Aug. 20, 2019) at UPMC Chautauqua . She was born Oct. 11, 1944, in Jamestown, the daughter of Robert and Lucille Liddie Walker. Prior to retirement, she had been employed as a resident aid at the Frewsburg Rest ...

Karee J. “Ree” Rizzo-Walker

Karee J. "Ree" Rizzo-Walker, 23, passed away unexpectedly at UPMC Hamot, Erie, Pa., on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. He was born May 5, 1996, the son of Kareem ''Karrie" Walker and Rachel Rizzo. He was a graduate of Jamestown High School and attended SUNY Broome in Binghamton, N.Y. Karee ...

Russell A. Fuscus

Russell A. Fuscus of 19 Roland Road in Jamestown passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, surrounded by the love of his family. He was 88 years old. The story of Russ's life should start in 1950 because that was when he met JoAnn Babcock. He and JoAnn were together for 68 years and ...

Judy E. Trask

Judy E. Trask, 70, of Nelsonville, Ohio, formerly of Sugar Grove, Pa., passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. She was born Jan. 28, 1949, in Warren, Pa., a daughter to the late Merle and Rebecca (Williams) Trumbull. Judy was a 1966 graduate of Eisenhower High School and worked in both the ...

Anthony E. “Tony” Gray

Anthony E. "Tony" Gray, 59, of Sinclairville, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in UPMC Chautauqua. Arrangements will be announced by the Lind Funeral Home.

Brandee Ruth Marian Dalrymple Cotroneo

Brandee Ruth Marian Dalrymple Cotroneo, 78 was born Nov. 29, 1940, and died on June 8, 2019, after a brief illness while at Dunedin Mease Hospital, Dunedin, Florida. A celebration of life memorial service was held on June 16, 2019, at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens, Palm Harbor, Fla. She is ...

Shawn W. Reardon

A graveside service for Shawn W. Reardon who passed away Dec. 10, 2018, will be held on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. at 2 p.m., at the Panama Union Cemetery. Immediately following the service a reception for friends and family will be held at the Steward House Bed and Breakfast at 32 E. Main ...

Robert Jeffrey Wisgirda July 19, 1954 to Aug. 14, 2019

Robert Jeffrey Wisgirda passed away Aug. 14, 2019, after a long illness of cardiovascular and end stage renal disease. Robert or “Jeff,” as he was called by family and early friends, loved fishing, the target range and hiking in the hills of Boise, where he lived for 23 years. He ...

Russell A. Fuscus

Russell A. Fuscus of 19 Roland Road in Jamestown, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug, 8, 2019, surrounded by the love of his family. He was 88 years old. He was the husband of the late JoAnn Fuscus. Among his many business ventures, he owned and operated The Casino in Bemus Point from ...

Sandra G. Long

Sandra G. Long, 61, of Aztec, New Mexico, passed away July 25, 2019. Sandy was born on April 26, 1958, in Roaring Spring, Pa., the daughter of Samuel and Geri Long of Randolph, N.Y. Surviving are two sisters: Cheryl Long of Jamestown, N.Y., and Linda Dee of Aztec, New Mexico; and a ...

Jean Bailey Gaede

CHAUTAUQUA — Jean Bailey Gaede, 91 of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away Aug. 13, 2019, while vacationing at her cherished summer home in Chautauqua, N.Y. Loving mother of Gretchen Gaede and Carl (Susan) Gaede; dearest grandmother of Julia and Reid Gaede; and beloved sister of James M. ...

Inez C. Pangborn

Inez C. Pangborn, 96, formerly of Delaware Avenue, Jamestown passed away Friday (Aug. 16, 2019) in the Lutheran Home. A lifelong area resident, she was born Feb. 12, 1923, in Leon, N.Y., the daughter of the late Ervin and Katherine O’Neill Smith. Inez was a 1940 graduate of Randolph High ...

Wallace C. Anderson

Wallace C. Anderson, 92, of Jamestown passed away Friday (Aug. 16, 2019) in Heritage Village Rehab and Skilled Nursing, Gerry, N.Y. A lifelong area resident, he was born Nov. 23, 1926, at home in the town of Ellery, the son of the late Marvin and Amelia Ohman Anderson. Wallace was a ...