Obituaries

Ronald Martyn Farrell

Ronald Martyn Farrell

SOUTH DAYTON — Ronald Martyn Farrell, 84, of Kent Switch Road, South Dayton, passed away, Monday, April 24, 2017, at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk. He was born Aug. 18, 1932, in Bradford, Pa., the son of the late Martyn and Janette Meyers Farrell. Ron attended Bradford Area High ...

Doris J. Carr

Doris J. Carr

Doris J. Carr, 97, formerly of 9 Alvin James Drive, Ashville, and Brookdale Lakewood, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Heritage Green Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility. A lifelong area resident, she was born Oct. 15, 1919, in the town of Harmony, the daughter of the late Floyd A. and ...

Janice I. Smith

Janice I. Smith

RANDOLPH — Janice I. Smith, 91, of Randolph, passed away, Thursday, April 27, 2017, at the Randolph Manor, after a brief illness, while under the care of Hospice. She was born Oct. 15, 1925, in Poland Center, N.Y., the daughter of late Omer and Marie Kyler Post Sr. She attended Randolph ...

Levi N. Wengerd

TOWN of LEON, Levi N. Wengerd, one day old son of Noah and Edna (Miller) Wengerd, Town of Leon, passed away, Friday, April 28, 2017, shortly after arriving at home from Buffalo Children’s Hospital. Burial was Saturday April 29, 2017, in the West Amish Cemetery, Young’s Road in the Town ...

Maryann Tokarske

JAMESTOWN — Maryann Tokarske, 66, of Winsor Street, Jamestown, passed away, Saturday, April 29, 2017, at UPMC Hamot Medical Center in Erie. She was the wife of David George Tokarske and mother of David Joseph Tokarske. Arrangements will be announced by the VanRensselaer & Son ...

Margaret L. Messina, "Tot"

Margaret L. Messina, “Tot”

Margaret L. Messina, "Tot," 83, of Jamestown, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family. Margaret was born Aug. 26, 1933, in Nu Mine, Pa., to Thomas and Theresa (Angelo) Perry. She married John R. Messina on Nov. 27, 1952, in Jamestown, and was ...

Beverly F. Wallace

Beverly F. Wallace

Beverly Adele Fulmer Wallace, 79, of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away at 5:48 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017, in UPMC Chautauqua WCA. A lifelong area resident, she was born Aug. 2, 1937, in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of the late George W. and Eva M. Wells Fulmer. Bev graduated from Jamestown ...

Susan Folcker (Jones) Boulay

Susan Folcker (Jones) Boulay

PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Our wonderful wife, ferocious mother, brilliant and passionate advocate for others, pushy sister, caring aunt, beloved grandmother, delighted great-grandmother, and dear, dear friend passed away from incidents of aging Tuesday morning, April 25, 2017, secure in her own bed ...

Sebastian "Bud/Buddy" William Brigiotta

Sebastian “Bud/Buddy” William Brigiotta

Sebastian "Bud/Buddy" William Brigiotta of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away peacefully on Monday, April 24, at UPMC Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa. He was born May 29, 1952, to the late Carl and Sarah Brigiotta of Falconer, N.Y. Survived by his brother, Carl Brigiota (wife Gerd Brigiotta) of ...

Virginia B. "Ginger" DeStevens

Virginia B. “Ginger” DeStevens

Virginia B. "Ginger" DeStevens, 59, of 110 W. Third St., Jamestown passed away Thursday (April 27, 2017) in her home. She was born Nov. 24, 1957, in Corry, Pa., the daughter of Eugene P. and Barbara Furman DeStevens. Ginger was a graduate of Clymer High School and BOCES, and was employed by ...

Chance William Blanchard

Chance William Blanchard

MAYVILLE — Chance William Blanchard, 29, of 7541 Prospect Station Road, Mayville, died unexpectedly Thursday, April 27, 2017, at his home. He enjoyed sports, hunting, trapping, fishing, and time with his friends and family. Chance lived with his grandparents, William and Sandra Blanchard ...

Valerie A. "Val" (Barden) Cornell

Valerie A. “Val” (Barden) Cornell

Valerie A. "Val" (Barden) Cornell, 79, of Lakewood, N.Y., formerly of Garfield Road, Jamestown, died suddenly Wednesday, April 26, 2017. A lifelong area resident, she was born Jan. 13, 1938, in Jamestown, N.Y. She is the daughter of the late William (Harold) Barden and Betty Johnson. Val ...

Heather Nicole Brickley

Heather Nicole Brickley

Heather Nicole Brickley of Hilton Head Island, S.C., formerly of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away April 10, 2017, in her home, after losing a brief but fierce fight against cancer. Heather was born April 25, 1972, in Jamestown, to Mary Stidd Brickley and Larry L. Brickley. She is survived by ...

Sharon C. (Hunt) Romba

Sharon C. (Hunt) Romba

Sharon C. (Hunt) Romba, 84, formerly of Albion and Erie, passed away Monday, April 24, 2017, at Forestview Nursing Home. She was born July 7, 1932, in Westfield, N.Y., a daughter of the late Duane and Maude (Cleveland) Hunt. Sharon graduated from the Westfield Academy and Central High ...

Olson, Bessie H.

Rev. Bessie Hazel (Poole) Olson

Rev. Bessie Hazel (Poole) Olson, 84, a resident of Chautauqua County, N.Y., passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017. She was born in Grove City, Pa., on March 13, 1933, daughter to Pearl N. Poole & Osceola G. Poole of Stoneboro, Pa. She is preceded in death by her parents and sisters ...

Esther Viola Milks

Esther Viola Milks

RANDOLPH — Esther Viola Milks, 94, of Tokarske Road, Randolph, passed away, Monday, April 24, 2017, at the Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing in Jamestown. She was born Oct. 8, 1922, in the town of Napoli, N.Y., the daughter of late Raymond and Hattie King Rolfe. Esther attended a ...

Hazel L (Freer) Nichols

Hazel L (Freer) Nichols

Hazel L (Freer) Nichols, age 90, of East Avenue, Westfield, N.Y., formerly of Bradford, Pa., died Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at home in Westfield. Hazel was born Dec. 23, 1926, in Bradford, Pa., the daughter of the late Freeman and Margaret Louise (Vanover) Freer. Hazel had been employed ...

Valerie A. Cornell

Valerie A. Cornell, 79, of Lakewood, formerly of Garfield Road, Jamestown passed away unexpectedly Wednesday (April 26, 2017) in the emergency room of UPMC Chautauqua WCA Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell S. Cornell, who died Oct. 1, 2014. Arrangements will be ...

Louise Carolyn Kling Tefft

Louise Carolyn Kling Tefft, 101, of Liberty Street, Jamestown, N.Y., since 1955 and formerly of Snyder, N.Y., passed away Dec. 20, 2016, at Absolut Care, Westfield, N.Y. A memorial service will be on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 11 a.m., at The First Presbyterian Church, 509 Prendergast Ave., ...

Lucille Cochran

Lucille Rita Cochran

DEWITTVILLE — Lucille Rita Cochran, 81, of Sierra Vista, Ariz., and formerly of Westfield, N.Y., died Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at her sister's home in Point Chautauqua. She was born Jan, 25, 1936, in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of the late William and Myrtle Mosher Robinson. Lucille was ...