Obituaries

Anthony L. "Tony" Rainier

Anthony L. “Tony” Rainier

Anthony L. "Tony" Rainier, 93, passed away Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at his home in Fluvanna, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Mary Loverme Rainier, whom he married Oct. 16, 1944, in St. James Church. A lifelong area resident, he was born Sept. 11, 1924, in ...

Warren P. Howard

Warren P. Howard

Warren P. Howard, 90, died on Jan. 27, 2018. Born in Quincy, Mass., he grew up in Columbus, Ohio. He raised his family in Jamestown, N.Y., and Chapel Hill, N.C., and enjoyed retirement in Salisbury, N.C., and Mercer Island, Wash. He attended Ohio State, Case Western Reserve and Rice ...

Carmella J. Bellomo

Carmella J. Bellomo, 95, of Jamestown, passed away Thursdaym Feb. 15, 2018. She was born Feb. 4, 1923, to Ignatius and Angeline Bellomo. Surviving are her children: Angeline Ferrau, Joseph (Lynn) and Anthony. Grandchildren: Kimberly, Jeffrey and Jonathan (Ruby); and great-grand- children: ...

Norma J. (John) Taylor

SALAMANCA, N.Y. — Norma J. (John) Taylor, 85, of 8013 Old Route 17, Jimersontown, town of Salamanca, passed away Friday (Feb.16, 2018) at home with her family by her side. She was the wife of Donald M. Taylor. The family will receive relatives and friends in the family home all day ...

Allan E. Williams

STEAMBURG, N.Y. — Allan E. Williams, 95, of Route 394, Steamburg, passed away Saturday (Feb. 17, 2018) at home with his family by his side. He was the husband of Julia "Judy" Graham Williams. Arrangements are entrusted to the VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home, Randolph and will be ...

Orlo Winston Bartholomew

Orlo Winston Bartholomew

Orlo Winston Bartholomew, 86, of Gerry, passed away Wednesday (Feb. 14, 2018) in Heritage Green Rehab and Skilled Nursing. He was born July 31, 1931, in the town of Coldspring, the son of the late Orlo Ernest and Mabel Helmick Bartholomew. He was a career serviceman serving in the U.S. Navy ...

Janice M. McKotch

Janice M. McKotch

Janice M. McKotch, 77, of Jamestown, passed away Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in her home. A Jamestown resident all of her life, she was born Oct. 20, 1940, the daughter of the late Revelle and Deura Martin Lang. She was a 1958 graduate of Jamestown High School. She was employed by Jamestown ...

Cynthia Ford Scott

Cynthia Ford Scott died suddenly in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Jan. 26, 2018. She was born April 14, 1952, in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of the late Alfred G. and Jeanne N. Ford. She attended and graduated from Jamestown High School in 1970 and graduated from Endicott Jr. College and ...

Thomas O. Mruk

Thomas O. Mruk, 76, of Largo, Fla., and Cassadaga, passed away Wednesday, Feb, 14, 2018. Longtime companion of Helen Runge. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cassadaga Cemetery. A full obituary will be published in the Monday edition of The Post-Journal. ...

Willis “Bill” Wright

Willis "Bill" Wright, 66, of Jamestown, passed peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Bill was born in Jamestown, N.Y., the son of the late D. Louise (Mattoon) Wright. He was a longtime employee of Premier Die Cast in Jamestown. Bill is survived by his beloved wife ...

Anthony L. “Tony” Rainier

Anthony L. "Tony" Rainier, 93, of Fluvanna, passed away Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in his home. The husband of Mary L. Loverme Rainier, he had operated Rainier's Market in Jamestown for many years. His funeral arrangements will be announced by the Lind Funeral Home.

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Wanda Mesler-Frankson (Bortz)

Wanda Mesler-Frankson (Bortz) of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away Friday. Feb. 9, 2018, in UPMC Chautauqua WCA, following a lengthy illness. Wanda was preceded in death by her grandparents; mother, Laura Allen Michel-Wilder; and her father, Charles Bortz; her brother, Rick Whipple from ...

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Phillip P. DeMarco

Phillip P. DeMarco, 76, of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. A lifelong area resident, he was born July 18, 1941, in Jamestown, N.Y., a son of the late Anthony S. and Anne V. Basile DeMarco. Phil was a 1959 graduate of Jamestown ...

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Dr. Ruth Clair (Smith) Stacy

MAYVILLE — Dr. Ruth Clair (Smith) Stacy, 88, of Whallon Street, Mayville, died peacefully at the Absolut of Westfield Assisted Living Facility of Westfield, N.Y., on Feb. 14, 2018. Ruth hailed from Pennington, N.J., located approximately seven miles from Princeton, N.J. She graduated from ...

Orlo Winston Bartholomew

Orlo Winston Bartholomew, 86, of Gerry passed away Wednesday (Feb. 14, 2018) in Heritage Green Rehab and Skilled Nursing. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the Falconer Funeral Home. Friends will be received by the family from 2-5 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the funeral ...

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James Jonathan Evanock Sr.

James Jonathan Evanock Sr., 48 of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. He was born on July 30, 1969, to Samuel Evanock and Gloria Lee. James was a true outdoorsman. He loved hunting, fishing and metal detecting. He also enjoyed tinkering in his garage and had a strong love ...

Willis “Bill” Wright

Willis “Bill” Wright, 66, of Jamestown, passed peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. A full obituary will appear in the Saturday and Sunday editions of The Post-Journal. The MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, ...

Cecil M. Short

Cecil M. Short

Cecil M. Short, 90, of Falconer, passed away Monday (Feb. 12, 2018) in his home. A lifelong area resident, he was born Oct. 11, 1927, in Falconer, the son of the late James H. and Florence Walker Short. Cecil was a graduate of Falconer High School and was a veteran of World War II serving ...

William J. Pickard Sr.

William J. Pickard Sr.

William J. Pickard Sr., 79, passed away peacefully on Feb. 14, 2018, at Heritage Park in Jamestown. Bill was born Feb. 23, 1938, in Buffalo, N.Y., to William Pickard and Grace Anger. He was a 1956 graduate of Silver Creek High School, Silver Creek, N.Y. After high school, he served four ...

Timothy S. Livermore

Timothy S. Livermore, 59, of Conewango Valley, passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 at UPMC Chautauqua WCA. He was born Nov. 18, 1958, in Jamestown, a son of the late Charles D. Sr. and Wanda Anderson Livermore. He was a 1977 graduate of Falconer Central School. Tim was a self employed ...