Obituaries

Diane Blanchard

Diane Blanchard, born May 10, 1935, went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 8, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Blanchard; a grandson, Ryan Ondreako; a daughter, Debra Calhoun; a son, James Blanchard. She is survived by many children, grandchildren and ...

Jerry Delain Beckstrom

Jerry Delain Beckstrom, 77, of Falconer, passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in UPMC Hamot, Erie, Pa. Jerry was born June 23, 1941, in Jamestown, where he lived most of his life. He had resided in Falconer for the past 44 years. He graduated from Jamestown High School 1959. He retired ...

Becky S. Rowland

RANDOLPH, N.Y. — Becky S. Rowland, 58, of Torrence Road, Randolph, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2019 at UPMC-Hamot Medical Center in Erie. She was born May 24, 1960, in Jamestown, the daughter of Gerald and Sylvia (Simmes) Lundberg, Becky attended Randolph Central School and was ...

Patricia M. Archer

Patricia M. Archer, 90, of Hultquist Place, Jamestown, passed away Tuesday (Feb. 12, 2019) at Hultquist Place. She was born Sept. 7, 1928, in Jamestown, the daughter of Harold and Hazel Aiken Bratt. Pat was a graduate of WCA Hospital Nursing Program where she earned her registered ...

James W. Francis

James W. Francis, 87, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He went to be reunited with the love of his life his wife, Joyce. He was born on Nov. 21, 1931, the son of the late Chester and Edna May Wilson Francis. James served in the U.S. Army ...

Elaine M. Larsen

Elaine M. Larsen, 76, of Kennedy, N.Y., gained her wings with family by her side Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, after a battle with breast cancer. Elaine was married Feb. 7, 1959, to Lloyd W. Larsen of Steamburg, N.Y. She enjoyed her gardens and planting wild flowers around the house. Elaine was ...

Charles H. Hill

Charles H. Hill, 78, of Lakeside Blvd, Jamestown, formerly of Randolph, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing. He was born Sept. 5, 1940, in Jamestown, the son of the late Charles B. Hill and Betty Krise Hill. He was a 20 plus year veteran of the U.S. Army. ...

Robert A. Briggs

Robert A. Briggs, 81, of Jamestown, passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in UPMC Chautauqua. An area resident most of his life, he was born Dec. 11, 1937, in Rutland, Vt., the son of the late Allan and Marion Nutter Briggs. Bob attended Jamestown High School (class of 1956) and graduated from ...

Rev. Fr. George S. Zervos

Father George Spero Zervos, Greek Orthodox Priest for 53 years, served in many churches throughout the country. Devoted husband of Presvytera Anne (nee Kotsos); loving father of Stella Maria, Spero George and Sofia Elizabeth; fond grandfather of Alexandros George and Nikolas Theodore; and ...

Arline R. Harvey

Arline R. Harvey, 96, of West Pleasant Street, Corry, Pa., died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at the Corry Manor. She was born April 3, 1922, in Clymer, N.Y., the daughter of the late Lawrence and Jennie Duink Beckerink. Arline was raised and educated in Clymer, N.Y., where she graduated from ...

David Edmund Auge

MAYVILLE —David Edmund Auge, 44, of Mayville, died unexpectedly on Feb. 6, 2019, at Westfield Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 4, 1974, in Westfield, the son of Donna Mae Snyder Auge and the late Edmund E. Auge. Dave had been a boat mechanic at Snug Harbor Marina and previously a ...

Robert A. Briggs

Robert A. Briggs, 81, of Jamestown, passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in UPMC Chautauqua. He was the husband of Elizabeth "Betsy" Briggs. Arrangements will be announced by the Lind Funeral Home.

Arline R. Harvey

Arline R. Harvey, 96, of W. Pleasant St., Corry, Pa. died on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at the Corry Manor. Family and friends may call at the Faith Evangelical Church, 13444 W. Washington St., Corry, Pa., on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 from 11 a.m. until the time of the service there at 1 p.m. The ...

Joseph C. Chudzicki

Joseph C. Chudzicki, 85 of Ruskin, Fla., formerly of Lakewood, N.Y. died Thursday in his home, after a lengthy illness. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Feb. 12th at 11 a.m. at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Ruskin, Fla. Joseph Conrad Chudzicki was born Jan. 11, 1934 to Joseph ...

Brenda L. Angelo

Brenda L. Angelo, 65, of 22 Olive Ave., Lakewood, N.Y. received her wish “to sit at the feet of Jesus” in the early evening hours of Feb. 8, 2019 after a 14-month battle with pancreatic cancer. She has joined her parents, John and Pauline White Larson, who died in 2002 and 2003 ...

Jeanne M. Duck

Jeanne M. Duck, 91, of Falconer passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 in UPMC Hamot, Erie, Pa. An area resident most of his life he was born Sept. 16, 1927 in Spangler, Pa., the son of the late Michael and Lucja Paruch Serafin (1962 and 1965 respectively). Jeanne was a graduate of Spangler ...

Raymond Lee Eimers

Raymond Lee Eimers, 79, formerly of Ripley and Buffalo, died Dec. 3, 2018, at the Bath VA Medical Center. He was the son of the late Lewis E. Eimers and Claribel (Rater) Eimers. He was a retired electrician and a U.S. Army veteran. He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Gloria ...

Becky S. Rowland

Becky S. Rowland, 58, of Torrence Road, passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at UPMC-Hamot Medical Center in Erie. Daughter of Gerald and Sylvia Lundberg, wife of Mitchel Rowland, mother of Mitch Jr., Lisa McLaughlin and Michele Burch. The family will receive relatives and friends from 4-7 ...

Leona (Woleben) Tranquist

Leona (Woleben) Tranquist, age 88, formerly of Portland, N.Y. died peacefully Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Facility in Dunkirk, N.Y. She was born on Nov. 10, 1930, the daughter of the late Jay and Bernice (Wilber) Woleben. Leona had also been a former ...

Mary D. Schruers

Mary D. Schruers, 75, of Ravlin Hilll Road., Panama, N.Y., died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at her home. She was born March 17, 1943, in Jamestown, N.Y., a daughter of the late Eben and Martha Starkweather Edwards. Mary was raised and educated in Panama, N.Y., and graduated from Panama Central ...