Obituaries

Joanne V. Vanhoff

Joanne V. Vanhoff, 55, of Forestville, entered into rest April 14, 2019. She was born Aug. 18, 1963 in Buffalo, N.Y., to the late John and Josephine Vanhoff. She is survived by her companion, Lowell Kilburn; her sons: Jed, Eric and Justin Spencer, a daughter, Amber (Timothy) Press; 10 ...

Cynthia A. Johnson

Cynthia A. Johnson, 63, of Panama, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in her home. She was born Nov. 10, 1955, in Jamestown, the daughter of H. Allen and Jean Harrington Johnson. Cindy was a 1974 graduate of Maple Grove High School and received her associates ...

William L. “Bill” Hendrickson

William L. “Bill” Hendrickson, 73, of Sinclairville, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly at 4:41 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2019, in the emergency room of UPMC Chautauqua. An area resident for most of his life, he was born June 20, 1945, in Sheridan, N.Y., a son of the late Merle and Grace ...

Linda Mahoney

Linda Mahoney, 52, of Jamestown, passed away April 10, 2019, at UPMC Chautauqua, Jamestown, N.Y. She was born Sept. 10, 1966, in Chicago Ill., the daughter of Herbert and Lillian Mather. Linda was a 1985 graduate of Bloomington High School in Indiana, where she was the pianist for the ...

Barbara M. Finch

Barbara M. Finch, 77, formerly of 263 Fairmount Ave., Jamestown, passed away at 9:45 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2019, in the Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility. A lifelong area resident, she was born March 22, 1942, in Jamestown, N.Y., a daughter of the late Russell and June ...

Helen E. Rowe

A memorial service for Helen E. Rowe, 83, of Heritage Village, formerly of 28 New York Ave., Lakewood, who died Jan. 13, 2019, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20, in the Lakewood United Methodist Church. The Rev. Mike Childs will officiate. She had been employed in the Jamestown ...

Bonnadene L. Brenyas

Bonnadene L. Brenyas, 86, of Sherman, N.Y., formerly of Geneva, Ohio, died Monday, April 15, 2019, at Heritage Park Health Care Center in Jamestown, N.Y. Visitation will be Thursday from 6-8 p.m., at the Spitzer Funeral Home, 135 Miller St., Sherman, N.Y. There will be visitation hours at ...

Claudia Mangano

Claudia Mangano, formerly of 47 Woodworth Ave., Jamestown, died Sunday, April 14, 2019, at UPMC Chautauqua. A native of Jamestown, she was born Sept. 16, 1923, a daughter of the late Charles and Santa Casalle George. She had been employed as a waitress by the Red Coach Inn and later by the ...

Lillian May Hitchcock

ANAMOSA, IOWA — Lillian May Hitchcock, 94, of Anamosa, Iowa, passed away peacefully at her home Thursday, April 11, 2019. Per Lillian's wishes, cremation has taken place. Burial will take place at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla., at a later date. Arrangements by Murdoch Funeral ...

Lisa Jackson

Lisa Jackson, 51, of Pittsfield, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh. The Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Youngsville has been entrusted with all arrangements and a complete obituary will be announced when available.

Johanna G. Short

Johanna G. Short, 20, of Sugar Grove, Pa., passed unexpectedly on Saturday, April 13, 2019, as a result of a motorcycle accident. A complete obituary with service details will be published when available. Monetary donations can be made to Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, 1003 Penna. Ave., E. ...

Melvin “Terry” Booth

FREWSBURG — Melvin "Terry" Booth, 67, of Sawmill Run Road, Frewsburg, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019. He was born Dec. 29, 1951, in Jamestown, N.Y., the son of the late Melvin Charles Booth and Alice Galbraith Booth. Terry was a graduate of Randolph Central School. He was a ...

Claudia P. Mangano

Claudia P. Mangano of 47 Woodworth Ave., died Sunday, April 14, 2019, in UPMC Chautauqua. She was the widow of Joseph Mangano. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Holy Apostles Parish Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Friends will be received from 5-9 ...

Douglas C. Christian

Douglas C. Christian, 67, of Stockton, N.Y., died unexpectedly on Saturday morning, April 13, 2019, at his residence. Family and friends may call at the Hole-Parker Chapel, 160 Central Avenue, Silver Creek, on April 27, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A complete obituary will be published in ...

Linda Mahoney

Linda Mahoney, 52, of Jamestown, passed away April 10, 2019, at UPMC Chautauqua, Jamestown, N.Y. She was born Sept. 10, 1966, in Chicago Ill., the daughter of Herbert and Lillian Mather. Linda was a 1985 graduate of Bloomington High School in Indiana, where she was the pianist for the ...

Janice L. (Spangenburg) VanDamme

Janice L. (Spangenburg) VanDamme, 88, of Jamestown passed away Saturday (April 6, 2019) in the Lutheran Home. An area resident most of her life she was born November 1, 1930 in Olean, the daughter of the late Hildur O. Johnson and Joseph Marowski Sr. She moved to Jamestown at an early ...

Steven “Swede” Johnson

Steven “Swede” Johnson, 62, of Frewsburg, N.Y., passed away peacefully in his home on April 12, 2019, with his wife and children by his side, following a courageous battle with metastatic prostate cancer. Steve was born on Nov. 13, 1956, in Jamestown, N.Y., to the late Robert and ...

John “Roger” Tenglund

MAYVILLE — John “Roger” Tenglund, 75, of Mayville and formerly of Port Allegany, Pa., died Friday, April 12, 2019 at the Absolut Care Nursing Home in Westfield, N.Y. He was born Sept. 9, 1943 in Buffalo, N.Y., the son of the late Menfred and Maxine Holden Tenglund. Roger was a ...

Raymond G. Engwall

Raymond G. Engwall, 86, of 60 E. Cowden Place, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Heritage Green Rehab & Skilled Nursing. A lifetime area resident, he was born in Jamestown on May 24, 1932, a son of the late Laverne and Lillian Peterson Engwall, and was a 1952 graduate of Bemus ...

Steven R. Johnson

Steven R. Johnson, 62, of Page Road, Frewsburg, passed away Friday (April 12, 2019) at is home. He was the husband of Nina Johnson. A complete obituary will be in The Sunday Post- Journal. The Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg is handling arrangements.