Obituaries

Donald A. Wolfe

Donald A. Wolfe, 83, formerly of 175 Park St., Jamestown, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Ohio, where he had been a resident for the last few years. A native of Fairmont, W.Va., he was born Oct. 11, 1935, a son of the late Cloyde and Lillie Lundsford Wolfe. Following graduation from high ...

Nicola Nick” Balderi

A celebration of life for Nicola "Nick" Balderi, who passed away Sept. 6, 2018, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Audubon Community Nature Center in Jamestown, N.Y. People are invited to come and go during this time to honor Nick, share stories, laughter and ...

Priscilla Olney Nobbs

Priscilla Olney Nobbs, 83, of Pinellas Park, Fla., passed away Tuesday (Oct. 9, 2018) at Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla. She was born Sept. 20, 1935, in Muskogee, Okla., the daughter of Jewell Rodgers and Elson Olney. She moved to Warren, Pa., and Jamestown N.Y., in 1951 and ...

Timothy Mills Johnson

Timothy Mills Johnson, 59, of Arlington, Va., formerly of Jamestown, died Oct, 14, 2018, after a long battle with multiple myeloma. Tim enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a journalist and senior staff member in the U.S. House of Representatives. On Capitol Hill, he was known for his ...

Ricky Allen Farnham

Ricky Allen Farnham of Strattanville, passed away Oct. 15, 2018, at his home. He was 46 years of age. He was born Sept. 30, 1972, in Jamestown, N.Y., the son of William J. and Ida A. (Burgess) Farnham. His parents survive. In 2014, he married the former Katrina Lynn Neal, who also ...

Charles Edward Olson

Charles Edward Olson known as "Chuck" was born June 26, 1938. in Jamestown, N.Y. He was the eldest son of the late Theodore and Lucille (Green) Olson. He was preceded in death by his younger brother, Roger Olson. Chuck went home to be with the Lord in the early morning of Wednesday, Sept. 5, ...

Polly Jane (Bartholomew) Pavao

Polly Jane (Bartholomew) Pavao, 61, of Franklin, Mass., lost her two year long battle with cancer and passed away on the evening of Oct, 13, in the comfort of her own home, held tightly by her dearest loved ones. Ever the fighter, Polly was a breast cancer survivor and fought her second round ...

Larry L. Cupp

SHERMAN — Larry L. Cupp, 64, of Sherman, passed away Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. He was born Nov. 23, 1953, in Westfield, N.Y., the son of the late Alvin and Arminita (Minnie) J. Peru Cupp. Larry served in the U.S. Army for 12 years. He was a self-employed truck driver over the last 30 ...

Ruth Esther Farley

Ruth Esther Farley, 84, of Clermont, Ga., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, following a period of declining health. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with Pastor David Cirincione officiating. The family received ...

Charles Edward Olson

Charles Edward Olson known as "Chuck" was born June 26, 1938. in Jamestown, N.Y. He was the eldest son of the late Theodore and Lucille (Green) Olson. He was preceded in death by his younger brother, Roger Olson. Chuck went home to be with the Lord in the early morning of Wednesday, Sept. 5, ...

Dr. James C. LoPresto

Dr. James Charles LoPresto of Edinboro, Pa., passed away Oct. 8, 2018, after a long illness. He was born in 1940 to the late Charles and Jessie (Bellomo) LoPresto in Jamestown, N.Y. He was a 1958 graduate of Jamestown High School, where he participated in football, track and field, and ...

Donna Saulsgiver Parker

Donna Saulsgiver Parker, 78, passed away Oct. 8, 2018. She was born May 12, 1940, and raised in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of James and Bereneith Saulsgiver. Donna wa a 1958 graduate of Southwestern Central School, married her beloved husband, Donald and moved their family to South ...

Mark Allen Woodin

Mark Allen Woodin, 54 of Jamestown, went home to be with his savoir on Oct. 11, 2018, at UPMC Hamot. Mark was born May 12, 1964. Burial Arrangements entrusted to Hubert Funeral Home. Memorial Service to be held Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, at Jamestown Free Methodist Church Jamestown, N.Y., at 3 ...

The Rev. Raymond L. McGinnis

The Rev. Raymond L. McGinnis, 88, of Heritage Village, went to his eternal reward Oct. 13, 2018. Husband of Marjorie Dye McGinnis; father of Dixie Bolinder, Melvin, Merlin, Mark and Max McGinnis. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday in the Gerry Free Methodist Church, ...

Ruth Ferrar

Ruth M. Ferrar, 79, of Jamestown, N,Y,, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at Warren Manor in Warren, Pa. Ruth was born Aug. 11, 1939, in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of the late Frank S. and Enid (Johnson) Johnson. Ruth was formerly employed in the housekeeping department at WCA Hospital ...

L. Grace Dibb

L. Grace Dibb, 92, formerly of 24 Loretta Ave., Jamestown, passed away Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at Warren Manor in Warren, Pa. She was born July 4, 1926, in Latrobe, Pa., the daughter of the late William C. and Ruth McGuire Flack. Grace had been employed as a secretary by the former Bankers ...

David A. Thrower

David A. Thrower, 72, of Ellington, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. He was born May 10, 1946 in Monahans, Texas, the son of the late Alvin Porter and Louise Thompson Thrower. He was a 1964 graduate of Farmington High School, Farmington, N.M.. and attended various ...

Joyce Joanne Vahl

Joyce Joanne Vahl, 78, died Friday Oct. 12, 2018. She was a native of Cherry Creek, N.Y., she was born Aug. 15, 1940, a daughter of the late Ruben and Lena Arp Nash. She was a graduate of Pine Valley High School. She enjoyed gardening and playing cards. Surviving are her husband, Leroy ...

Sebastian J. SanFilippo

Sebastian J. SanFilippo, "Busty Phillips," 82, of Lakewood, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in his home. An area resident all of his life, he was born Oct. 24, 1935, in Jamestown, a son of the late Giacomo and Sebastiana SanFilippo. He attended Jamestown High School and served in the United ...

Barbara M. Clark

Barbara M. Clark, 79, of 2144 Riverside Road, Kiantone, passed away Friday (Oct. 12, 2018) at UPMC Hamot in Erie, Pa. She was born Nov. 8, 1938, in Jamestown, the daughter of Harry and Maxine Ross Swanson. Before retiring, she had been employed for many years as assistant treasurer for ...