Obituaries

Catherine Colera

Catherine Colera, 100, of Jamestown, passed away March 5, 2018, at Heritage Park Health Care Center. Catherine was born Nov. 17, 1917, to Joseph and Anna Marie D'Angelo. She was a graduate of Jamestown High School class of 1935, "The Orphan Class." Catherine married Michael Colera on ...

Henry Gerard “Jerry” Ducat (Duquette)

Henry Gerard "Jerry" Ducat (Duquette), 91, formerly of West Ellicott, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility. He was the husband of Dorothy Roberts Ducat, whom he married in Jamestown on Dec. 23, 1944. She passed away on Nov. 12, 2013. Jerry ...

Winton F. Edwards

Winton F. Edwards, 86, of Kennedy, passed away Wednesday (March 7, 2018) in Absolut of Westfield. He was the husband of the late Linda L. Bowen Edwards, who died May 6, 2016. Arrangements will be announced by the Falconer Funeral Home.

Laura May Turzillo

Laura May Turzillo, 89, formerly of Cherry Creek, N.Y., and the Randolph Manor, passed away, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing Center. She was born April 12, 1928, in Akron, N.Y., the daughter of the late Leo and Beatrice (Legg) Waterstraw. Laura was a ...

Russell M. “Junior” Conti

Russell M. Conti, 84, of Falconer, passed away Tuesday (March 6, 2018) in the Lutheran Home. A lifelong area resident, he was born Aug. 9, 1933, in Falconer, the son of the late Russell and Josephine Cardinale Conti. Russell was a graduate of Falconer High School and attended Jamestown ...

Ronald Dean Legters

Ronald Dean Legters, 80, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at Corry Memorial Hospital, after a brief illness. He was born March 11, 1937, in Corry, Pa. He was the son of B. Howard "Cutch" and Florence Legters. Ronald was a lifelong member of the Abbe Reformed Church in Clymer, N.Y. He ...

Ronald W. Glover

Ronald W. Glover, 81, of Geasman Road, Ashville, N.Y., passed away at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in his home. An Ashville resident since 1989, he was born Dec/ 7, 1936. in Farmington, Marion County, W.Va., one of ten children of the late Charles Edward and Loretta Charlotte Belt ...

Norm Cordt

Norm Cordt, 77, formerly of Ripley, N.Y., and at one time Brocton, N.Y., passed away after a short illness on Feb. 22, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nev. A memorial service is being planned for him later this spring and the complete obituary and arrangements of the service will be announced by the ...

Harry F. Ward

Harry F. Ward, 92, of Mayville, N.Y., formerly of Westfield, N.Y., died Tuesday, March 6, 2018. at home in Mayville surrounded by his family. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, N.Y., as soon as they have been finalized.

Gayle L. Kartman

RANDOLPH — Gayle L. Kartman, 73, of 36 Main St., Randolph, passed away into the loving arms of God on Monday, March 5, 2018, in her home with her husband, Dan and her loving daughters and care givers: Gretchen and Sarah by her side. She was born Aug. 10, 1944, in Mars, Pa., the daughter ...

Kenneth D. Harris

Kenneth D. Harris, 65, of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Salamanca, N.Y., surrounded by his loving wife and two of his grandchildren. An area resident for most of his life, he was born Aug. 2, 1952, at Westover Air Force Base in Chicopee, Mass., a son ...

Delores M. Bragg

Delores M. Bragg, 74, of Frewsburg, N.Y., went home to be with her Savior on March 6, 2018, at home, after battling cancer. She was born in Toledo, Ohio on April 7, 1943, to George and Norma Cheney Anderson. She was the wife of 54 years to Alvin Bragg, whom she married Sept. 20, 1963. Delores ...

Elizabeth A. Hewitt

Elizabeth A. Hewitt, 77, of 1309 Forest Ave., Ext., went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, March 3, 2018, at home, following a lengthy illness. A native of Warren, Pa., she was born April 28, 1940, a daughter of the late Joseph and Rose Fazio Lucia. She was a 1958 graduate of Warren Area ...

Matthew Newman

Matthew Newman passed heroically on March 1, 2018. Predeceased by his parents, Richard and Bonnie. Survived by his daughter, Taylor Newman, granddaughters: Willow and Charlotte; son, Reese Newman; brother, Keith Newman: sister-in-law, Sonia Newman; sister, Heather Gilmartin; niece, Hannah ...

Russell M. “Junior” Conti

Russell M. Conti, 84, of Falconer, passed away Tuesday (March 6, 2018) in the Lutheran Home. He was the husband to the late Josephine A. Tuccio Conti, whom he married Sept. 27, 1952, who died Sept. 16, 2012. Arrangements will be announced by the Falconer Funeral Home.

Caroline C. Gorton

Caroline C. Gorton, formerly of Jamestown, N.Y., died March 2, 2018, at Heritage Park Skilled Nursing Home in Jamestown, N.Y., following a lengthy illness. She was born in Westfield, N.Y., to the late William and Lena (Brown) Gorton. Caroline was 93 years of age at the time of her ...

Charlotte L. Johnson Forsberg

Charlotte L. Johnson Forsberg, 89, of Warsaw, formerly of Gainesville, passed away at the Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Facility on March 4, 2018. Charlotte was born May 24, 1928. in Genesee Falls, N.Y., the daughter of the late Floyd and Alma Youngs Johnson. Charlotte was a homemaker with ...

Anna “Ann” Elizabeth Florentina Peterson

Anna "Ann" Elizabeth Florentina Peterson, 86, of Shippensburg, Pa., passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the Shippensburg Health Care Center. She was born Sunday, Aug. 16, 1931, in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of the late Herman C. and Elizabeth "Betty" Berg Carlson. Ann was a ...

Jack W. Overbeck Sr.

Jack W. Overbeck Sr., 77, of Warren Pa, passed away at 8:30 p.m., Sunday, March 4, 2018, in Warren General Hospital, after a short illness. A lifelong area resident, he was born Dec. 31, 1940, in Jamestown, N.Y., a son of the late George "Smokey" and Clarice Waggoner Overbeck. Before his ...

Ulla B. Larsen

Ulla B. Larsen, 86, of 3530 N. Main St., Ext. Jamestown, died Sunday, March 4, 2018, in her home. She was born July 28, 1931, in Philadelphia, Pa., a daughter of the late Ake Ljunqvist and Greta Ljunqvist Neilson. Ulla was raised in Boras, Sweden and came to the United States in 1953 via ...