Obituaries

Arlene Kay Cunningham

Arlene Kay Cunningham (Prinney), 63, formerly of Jamestown, N.Y., peacefully passed away in her home in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, surrounded by love. She was born June 8, 1955, in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of Arder Cunningham and the Rev. Pearl L. Cunningham. Arlene ...

Charles R. “Roy” Christy

Charles R. “Roy” Christy, IV, 78, of 150 E. Main St., Westfield, formerly of Jamestown, passed away Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at Presque Isle Rehabilitation in Erie, Pa. He was born May 26, 1940 in Buffalo, N.Y., a son of the late Charles R. Christy, III and Charlotte Baxter ...

Phyllis Ann Lehman Baldwin

MAYVILLE — Phyllis Ann Lehman Baldwin, 72, of Mayville, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 at her home in Mayville, with family by her side. She was born July 25, 1946 in Westfield, N.Y., the daughter of the late Charles and Margaret Pickard Lehman. Phyllis had worked for Welches in Westfield ...

Joann M. Schnars

Joann M. Schnars, 79, of 699 Busti-Sugar Grove Road, Jamestown, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, in UPMC Chautauqua. She was the widow of Robert E. “Bob” Schnars, whom passed away on May 21, 2016. Arrangements will be announced by the Lind Funeral Home.

Jan F. Agnew

Jan F. Agnew, 77, of Warren, Pa., died peacefully Monday afternoon, February 18, 2019 at Select Specialty Hospital, Erie, Pa. after a brief illness. He was born Oct. 3, 1941 in Garland, Pa, to the late Rex M. and Clara Cochran Agnew. Jan was a Youngsville, Warren, Pa., and Jamestown, N.Y. ...

Joanne M. Swanson Massa

Joanne M. Swanson Massa, 88, of Warren, Pa., died Tuesday morning, Feb. 19, 2019 at Allegheny Health Network-St. Vincent, Erie, Pa., after a brief illness. She was born Oct. 8, 1930 in Warren, Pa. Joanne was the daughter of Carl and Emma Manning Swanson. She was a lifelong Warren ...

Eileen E. Widen

Eileen Elizabeth Widen, 74, of Tompkins Road Jamestown, passed away at the Blair Hospice Residence in Warren, Pa. on Feb. 19, 2019 after a brief, but courageous battle with brain cancer. Eileen was born March 15, 1944 in Peekskill, N.Y. to John and Mary Walsh Quinn. She was a 1961 graduate ...

Catherine J. Schell

Catherine J. Schell, 92, of Gerry passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, in Heritage Park Rehab & Skilled Nursing Facility. A complete obituary will be in Saturday’s edition of The Post-Journal. Arrangements will be announced by the Falconer Funeral Home.

Clayton A. Whittington

Clayton A. Whittington, 59, of Warren, Pa., was called home to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born Feb. 20, 1959 in Jamestown, the son of the late William and Henrietta Briggs Whittington. Clayton attended Jamestown High School ...

William R. Johnson

William R. "Bill" Johnson, 92, of Warren, Pa., died Sunday afternoon, Feb. 17, 2019, at Warren General Hospital. He was born Dec. 10, 1926, in Jamestown, N.Y., to the late John Arthur and Anna Myers Johnson. He was a 1948 graduate of Jamestown High School and the former Bliss Electrical School ...

Susan Pfleeger Andre

Susan Pfleeger Andre, 74, of Holly Springs, N.C., passed away unexpectedly from a short illness on Feb. 14, 2019. She was born in Jamestown, N.Y., on Dec. 31, 1944, the daughter of Janet and George Pfleeger. She was a 1963 graduate of Jamestown High School in Jamestown, N.Y., where she was ...

Imogene Savko

Imogene Savko, 91, of Center St., Bear Lake, Pa., went home to be with her Lord Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Corry Memorial Hospital, Corry, Pa. She was born February 13, 1928 in Oil City, Pa., a daughter of the late Ralph and Anna Mae Howell Rankin. Imogene was raised and educated in ...

George Lawrence Riforgiat

George Lawrence Riforgiat, 88, of "Mathews Rd, USA," passed away suddenly on Saturday, Febr. 16, 2019. He was born Dec. 30, 1930, the son of the late Samuel and Veronica Riforgiato. George was a 1949 graduate of Brocton Central School. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during ...

JoAnn Johnson Leber

JoAnn Johnson Leber, 89, of Mt. Dora, Florida, passed away on Feb. 13, 2019. A funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, 9 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Mt. Dora. Burial will follow at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sanford. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Baldwin Fairchild ...

Roland A. Swanson

Roland A. Swanson, 93, of Aldren Avenue, Jamestown, formerly of Route 394 Falconer, N.Y., known as "Roland from Poland" died Feb. 16, 2019. His key Bible verse in life was John 10:10. His favorite question of his to the opposite gender was "Have you hugged a Swede today?" Roland was born in ...

Barbara H. Wright

Barbara H. Wright of Bellport Village passed away on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, peacefully at her residence, she was 81 years old. She was born in Jamestown, N.Y., to Robert and Lillian Hitchcock. Barbara graduated from South Western Central High School in Lakewood, N.Y., and earned her ...

Kay (Nundy) Hall

WESTFIELD — Kay (Nundy) Hall, age 78, of West Main Street, Westfield, N.Y., passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, at home with her son by her side following an extended illness. Kay was born on April 5, 1940, in Westfield, N.Y., the daughter of the late Lloyd and Mary (Thomas) Nundy. A ...

Patrick M. Counter Sr.

KENNEDY — Patrick M. Counter Sr., 66, of Bowen Road, Kennedy, N.Y., passed away on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, at home, after a two-year courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Pat was born Oct. 27, 1952, in Minneapolis, MN and grew up in Onamia, MN. Pat is survived by his wife Sue A. Counter ...

Kenton B. Heslink

Kenton B. Heslink, 74, of Ravlin Hill Road, Panama, N.Y., died on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at UPMC Chataqua. He was born Aug. 28, 1944, in Corry, Pa., a son of Ivan Heslink of Clymer, N.Y., and the late Dorris Kolstee Heslink. Kenton was raised and educated in Clymer and graduated from Clymer ...

Barbara H. Wright

Barbara H. Wright of Bellport Village passed away on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, peacefully at her residence. She was 81 years old. She was born in Jamestown to Robert and Lillian Hitchcock. Barbara graduated from South West Central High School in Lakewood and earned her bachelor's degree from ...