Obituaries

Margaret “Maggie” Helen Everhart Kocher

DEWITTVILLE — Margaret "Maggie" Helen Everhart Kocher, 91, of Dewittville, and formerly of Malvern, OH, died Saturday, April 21, at the Heritage Green Skilled Nursing Home in Greenhurst, NY. She was born November 20, 1926 in Cleveland, OH, the daughter of the late Anthony Ujcich and Mary ...

John David Duda

John David Duda, 64, of Jamestown formerly of Erie, PA, died unexpectedly Saturday April 21, 2018 in UPMC Chautauqua WCA. He had been employed at Shults Auto Group in Jamestown. Arrangements will be announced by the Lind Funeral Home.

James Bevacqua

Jim Bevacqua died peacefully at home on April 16, 2018. He was 73. Born in 1945 in Tortorici, Sicily, he immigrated with his family to the United States in 1949. Jim grew up in Jamestown, N.Y. He excelled at building lifelong friendships and playing sports of all kinds, especially golf, ...

Brian Patrick Lee

Brian Patrick Lee, his hometown of Brocton, N.Y., passed away Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at his residence in Winston- Salem, N.C., after a short but hard fought battle with mucosal melanoma cancer. A celebration of life will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at noon at the Portland ...

Robert “Bob” L. Gibbs

Robert "Bob" L. Gibbs, 81, of Christmas, Fla., went to rest in the Lord on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. He was born Jan. 11, 1937, in Jamestown, N.Y., grew up in Celoron, N.Y., and resided in Stockton, N.Y., before moving to Malabar, Fla., in 1994 and then to Christmas, Fla. Bob was the son ...

Russell T. Sanders

Russell T. Sanders, 78, of Metcalf Avenue, WE, passed away Monday, April 9, 2018, in his home. He was born April 24, 1939, in Logan, Ohio, a son of the late Hilary and Melvina Bolin Sanders. Russ was a self-employed area contractor for many years. He is survived by three children: Douglas ...

Martha Nisson Magnuson

A celebration of life service will be held for Martha Nisson Magnuson on her birthday, Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 11 a.m. in St. Luke's Episcopal Church Chapel, 410 N. Main St., Jamestown. A reception and lunch will immediately follow in the Undercroft Community Room of the church. The ...

Richard I. Harding

Richard I. Harding, 90, of 1904 S. Maple St., Ashville, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018, in UPMC Chautauqua WCA. He was born Sept. 9, 1927, in Jamestown, the son of the late Roland and Alta Drew Harding. Richard was a 1946 graduate of Jamestown High School and attended Jamestown ...

Timothy Maverick Giles

WESTFIELD — Timothy Maverick Giles was born and died on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, N.Y. He leaves behind his parents, Krystynn Barsness and Timothy Michael Giles; one sister, Bethany Giles; 10 cousins: Rashmika, Kyara, Tandora, Mathew, Janaya, Aria, ...

Margaret “Maggie” Helen Everhart Kocher

DEWITTVILLE — Margaret "Maggie" Helen Everhart Kocher, 91, of Dewittville, formerly of Malvern, Ohio, died Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Heritage Green Skilled Nursing Home in Greenhurst, N.Y. She was born Nov. 20, 1926, in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of the late Anthony Ujcich and Mary ...

Irene P. Little

Irene P. Little, 77, of Ellington, passed away Friday (April 20, 2018) in UPMC Hamot, Erie, Pa. A lifelong area resident she was born May 30, 1940, in Dunkirk, N.Y., the daughter of the late Frank and Dorothy Rutkowski Panek. Irene was a graduate of Dunkirk High School. She enjoyed her ...

Charles Kenneth Lindquist

Charles K. Lindquist of Novi, Mich., was called from this life on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Mr. Lindquist was born Jan. 21, 1933, in the town of Poland, N.Y. He has lived in Falconer and Jamestown, N.Y., Grand Rapids and Northville, Mich., and has spent many winters in Santa Ana, Calif. He ...

Stephen M. Frankson

Stephen M. Frankson, 67, of 200 Pine Ridge Road, Jamestown, N.Y., went home to be with Jesus on Thursday, April 19, 2018, in his home following a brief illness. A lifelong area resident, he was born May 16, 1950, in Jamestown, N.Y., a son of Winston H. Frankson and the late Margaret C. ...

Marshall E. Studd

Marshall E. Studd, 89, of Jamestown, passed away Thursday (April 19, 2018) in his home. He was the husband of the late Beatrice K. Carlson Studd, whom he married July 3, 1951, and who died Nov. 14, 2008. A complete obituary and services will be announced at a later date. Arrangements ...

Richard I. Harding

Richard I. Harding, 90, of 1904 S. Maple Ave., Ashville, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018, in UPMC Chautauqua WCA. He was the husband of Harriet Burton Harding, who passed away on Aug. 30, 2009. Before retirement he worked at Marlin Rockwell for 37 years. A full obituary will appear in ...

Joyce Blodgett

Joyce Blodgett, 83, of Fredonia, N.Y., formerly of Brocton, N.Y., passed away on April 18, 2018, at Brooks Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Joyce was born Feb.y 13, 1935, in Chichester, N.Y., to Jesse and Ethelynd (Van Etten) Craig. Joyce is survived by her daughter and ...

Martha M. Haas

Martha M. Haas, 95, formerly of West Lake Road, Dunkirk, N.Y., and Castile Drive, Fredonia, N.Y., passed away Wednesday, April 18, at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Center with her daughters by her side. She was born March 19, 1923, to the late Lyman and Alice Elliott Fisher. She was a ...

Joyce Blodgett

Joyce Blodgett, 83, of The WCA Home in Fredonia, N.Y., formerly of Brocton, N.Y., passed away Wednesday evening, April 18, 2018, at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, N.Y., surrounded by her loving family. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Morse Funeral Home ...

Steven H. Fagerstrom

Steven H. Fagerstrom, 57, of 862 Foote Ave., died Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in his home. A Jamestown area resident all of his life, he was born Sept. 14, 1960, the son of the late Dr. C. Daniel and June Holmes Fagerstrom. Steven will be remembered as a fun-loving individual who looked ...

Marshall E. Studd

Marshall E. Studd, 89, of Jamestown, passed away Thursday (April 19, 2018) in his home. He was the husband of the late Beatrice K. Carlson Studd, whom he married July 3, 1951, who died Nov. 14, 2008. A complete obituary and services will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are ...