Obituaries

Valerie L. Wilcox

A Memorial Service for Valerie L. Wilcox, 88, of Jamestown, who passed away June 4, 2018, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 23 in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Dayle F. Keefer will officiate. Friends will be received from 7-9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. The widow of Allen E. ...

Lester A. Yeaney

WESTFIELD — Lester A. Yeaney, 88, of Westfield, died, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Heritage Village Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation in Gerry, N.Y. He was born May 12, 1930 in Pittsburgh, Pa., the son of the late Samuel L. and Mildred Hilty Yeaney. Les was a veteran of the United States ...

Aaron Daniel Lee Jr.

The funeral service for Aaron Daniel Lee Jr., 2-year-old son of Aaron D. Lee, who passed away June 13, 2018, will be held at 6 p.m. Friday in the Lind Funeral Home. Pastor Corey Errett will officiate. Friends will be received for three hours prior to the service, from 3-6 p.m. Friday in the ...

Jane B. Sellstrom

Jane B. Sellstrom, 98, formerly of Hultquist Place and Aldren Avenue, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Elderwood at Hamburg, Hamburg, N.Y. She was born Dec. 9, 1919, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Carl W. and Irene F. Johnson Bergquist. She was a 1937 graduate of Jamestown ...

Dorothy Virginia (Gustafson) Bjorkholm

Dorothy Virginia (Gustafson) Bjorkholm, 94, of Hultquist Place, formerly of 533 Weeks St., passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in the Lutheran Retirement & Rehabilitation Center following a brief illness. She was born March 27, 1924, in Jamestown, the eldest daughter of Swedish ...

Karina M. Blakeslee

Karina M. Blakeslee, 40, of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away on Friday, June 15, 2018, at Absolut Care in Westfield, N.Y. She was born May 31, 1978, in Warren, Pa., a daughter to Stanley and Glenda (Lucas) Blakeslee of Jamestown, N.Y. Kari was a graduate of Youngsville High School. She worked for ...

Dennis B. Conklin

HEALDSBURG, Calif. — Dennis B. Conklin, 79, of Old Redwood Highway, Healdsburg, Calif., passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, June 11, 2018. He was born Aug. 15, 1938, the son of the late Ross and Geraldine Conklin. Dennis was married to Elizabeth Conklin, who passed away in 2006. ...

Wallace H. “Wally” Holmes

Wallace H. "Wally" Holmes, 87, of 254 Howard Ave., Jamestown, N.Y., passed away at 10:40 a.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018, peacefully in his home, surrounded by his family. An area resident for most of his life, he was born March 12, 1931, in Orchard Park, N.Y., a son of Howard W. and Mary ...

Marjorie Kay Roy

Marjorie Kay Roy, 60, of 210 Schuyler St., Jamestown, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 11, 2018, in UPMC Chautauqua WCA. She was born June 14, 1957, in Jamestown, N.Y., a daughter of William A. Sweeney and the late Evelyn E. Stufflebeam Sweeney. Marjorie was a graduate of ...

Dorothy M. “Dode” (Dean) Hall

WESTFIELD — Dorothy M. "Dode" (Dean) Hall, 93, of Westfield, formerly of Sherman, N.Y., died Friday, June 8, 2018, at home in Westfield. Friends may call at the First Baptist Church of Westfield, 9 Kent St., Westfield, on Friday, June 22, 2018, from 10 a.m. until the time of Services ...

Raymond L. Bulger

Raymond L. Bulger, 80, of Cassadaga, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Ray was born Aug. 18, 1937, in the town of Charlotte to the late Albert and Nyda Dieter Bulger. He was a graduate and president of Cassadaga Valley Central School, class of 1955. Ray's employment included Dunkirk ...

Brenda K. Emory

Brenda K. Emory, 61, of Ocala, Fla., formerly of Sherman and Jamestown, passed away Friday, June 15, 2018, at the home of her son. She was born Aug. 7, 1956, in Jamestown, the daughter of Beatrice DeMarco Marotto-Vitanza and the late Frank A. Marotto. She had been a volunteer for CASA of ...

Juanita L. Mauro Giddy

Juanita L. Mauro Giddy, 88, a resident at Randolph Manor Home for Adults, and formerly of Falconer and Jamestown, peacefully passed away on June 9, 2018, with her family by her side. She was born Aug. 26, 1929, the youngest daughter of George Francis Gowan and Bertha Wheeler Gowan. This ...

Pete Sisak

Pete Sisak, 96, of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at his residence. A memorial service to celebrate Pete's life will be held on Saturday (June 23rd) at Fluvanna Community Church at 11 a.m. There will be a luncheon following the service at the church.

James Craig

James Craig, 73, of Brocton, N.Y., passed away late Wednesday evening, June 13, 2018, at Hamot Hospital in Erie, Pa., after a lengthy illness. Jim was born Sept. 29, 1944, in Dunkirk, N.Y., to the late Jessie and Ethelyne Van Etten Craig. During his youth, he resided in Miami, Fla., ...

Jennifer Christine Jacobson Maddux

MAYVILLE — Jennifer Christine Jacobson Maddux, 69, of Mayville, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at UPMC Hamot Hospital in Erie, Pa., with family by her side. She was born Jan, 3, 1949, in Westfield, N.Y., the daughter of the late Henry and Evelyn Davis Jacobson. Jennifer had been a ...

Marvin L. Lippert

Marvin L. Lippert of Jamestown, a loving, gentle, Christian man, has gone home. He passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at the age of 77. He was born Nov. 5, 1940, in Aldenville, Pa. In earlier years, he had been employed as a farmer and later as a butcher for the former Super Duper ...

Wallace H. “Wally” Holmes

Wallace H. "Wally" Holmes, 87, of 254 Howard Ave., Jamestown, N.Y., passed away at 10:40 a.m.. Thursday, June 14, 2018, in his home. He was the proprietor of the Maplehurst Country Club for the past 49 years. Arrangements will be announced by the Lind Funeral Home.

Joseph Trusso, Jr.

Former Chautauqua County Legislator Joseph Trusso Jr., 86, of 10 Hampton Lane, Jamestown, passed away at 1:11 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018, in the emergency room of UPMC Chautauqua WCA. A lifelong area resident, he was born Sept. 9, 1931, in Jamestown, N.Y., the son of the late Joseph R. ...

Marjorie Kay Roy

Marjorie Kay Roy, 60, of 210 Schuyler St., James-town, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 11, 2018, in UPMC Chautauqua WCA. She was born June 14, 1957. in Jamestown, N.Y., a daughter of William A. Sweeney and the late Evelyn E. Stufflebeam Sweeney. Marjorie was a graduate of ...