Obituaries

Joyce L Yochum 1946 to 2017

Joyce L Yochum, 70, of Conewango Valley, passed Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. She was born in James-town, N.Y., to the late Ed-ward and Margaret Bernard Yochum. Joyce was employed as a machinist for American Manufacturing and Fancher Chair for 43 years. She is survived by her brothers: Paul ...

Christopher J. Deyell

Christopher J. Deyell

Christopher J. Deyell, 37, of Ellington, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, in UPMC Chautauqua WCA emergency room. A lifelong area resident, he was born Feb. 9, 1980, in Jamestown, the son of Tammy Babyak and the late Robert A. Deyell. Chris attended Jamestown High School ...

Alma June "Toots" Knipe

Alma June “Toots” Knipe

Alma June "Toots" Knipe, 83, of Bemus Point, N.Y., and Yankeetown, Fla., passed away Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at Lecanto, Fla. She was born Aug. 12, 1934, in Hacker Valley, W Va., the daughter of the late Berlin and Mildred J. Gillis Schrader. Alma graduated from Webster High School in 1952. ...

Robert H. Hendrickson

Robert H. Hendrickson

Robert H. Hendrickson, 72, of 3973 Griffiths Bay, Greenhurst, N.Y., and Palm City, Fla., died Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in UPMC Hamot, Erie, Pa. A native of Rochester, N.Y., he was born June 9, 1945, a son of the late Harry and Edythe Mossbrooks Hendrickson. He was a graduate of Brockport ...

Vera L. McLane

Vera L. McLane

Vera L. McLane, 66, of Jamestown, passed away at 11:34 a.m. Thursday (September 14, 2017) at the home of her son, David in Sinclairville. She was born in Jamestown on July 9, 1951, the daughter of Alice Hitchcock Chapman, Jamestown and the late John McLane. She was employed as an assembler ...

Paul R. Johnson

Paul R. Johnson, 90, of 504 Chautauqua Ave., Jamestown, passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in his home. He was the husband of the late Sylvia Meacham Johnson, who died in 2015. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Lind Funeral Home.

Birgit M. Hallin

Birgit M. Hallin, 69, of Jamestown, formerly of California, passed away Wednesday (Sept, 13, 2017) in Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, N,Y. Arrangements will be announced by the Falconer Funeral Home.

Deyell, Christopher

Christopher J. Deyell

Christopher J. Deyell, 37, of Ellington, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, in the UPMC Chautauqua WCA Emergency Room. He was the husband of Heather Young-Deyell. The funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, in the Lind Funeral Home. The family will receive ...

Vera L. McLane

Vera L. McLane, 66, of Jamestown, passed away Thursday (Sept. 14, 2017) at the home of her son, David McLane of Sinclairville. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Hubert Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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Marie Joann Thomas

Marie Joann Thomas, 78, of 23 W. Main St., passed away Tuesday (Sept. 12, 2017) at her home. She was born Nov. 27, 1938, in Jamestown, the daughter of Jack and Mary LuPone Patti. Before retiring she had been employed at Ed Shults for many years. She had attended the Frewsburg Alliance ...

Sorensen, Lawrence

Lawrence H. Sorensen

Lawrence H. Sorensen, 89, of 290 East Terrace Ave., Lakewood, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, in his home. A Lakewood resident most of his life, he was born July 29, 1928, in Sherman, N.Y., the son of the late Laurette Sorensen and Herb Greiner. He was a Tool and Die ...

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George Allen Bergfeldt

George Allen Bergfeldt, 89, of 33 Everett Ave., Jamestown, died on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center. A lifelong native of Jamestown, he was born on Jan. 6, 1928, the son of Sture A. Bergfeldt and Lau-ra Sorenson Bergfeldt. He was the husband of Doris ...

Jeanette M. Nord

Jeanette M. Nord

Jeanette M. Nord, 96, formerly of Willard Street, Ext. and 165 Aldren Ave., passed away Tuesday (Sept. 12, 2017) in Winter Park Memorial Hospital, Winter Park, Fla. She was born May 4, 1921 in Akron, N.Y., the daughter of the late Henry and Della Bedford Hart. Jeanette was a graduate of ...

Colt C. Holzhausen

Colt C. Holzhausen

Colt C. Holzhausen, 27, of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away Saturday (Sept. 9, 2017) at UPMC Chautauqua WCA. He was born July 14, 1990, in Owosso, Mich., the son of Darwin and Jennifer Holzhausen. Colt was a graduate of Frewsburg Central School and Jamestown Community College. He had been ...

Alonzo Hilson

Alonzo Hilson

Alonzo Hilson, 63, of 55 New York Ave., Lakewood, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at the Gowanda Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. He was born Dec. 23, 1953, in Fairmount, W.Va., a son of the late Theodore Johnson and Rosalee Hilson, and received his associate degree from Jamestown ...

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Michael P. Cave

Michael P. Cave, 66, of Brocton, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly, Sept. 7, 2017, in his daughter’s arms. Born May 13, 1951, he was the son of the late Paul and Joanne (Huntley) Cave of Brocton. In addition to his parents, Michael was pre-deceased by his loving wife, Shari and ...

Marie J. Thomas

FREWBURG — Marie J. Thomas, 78, of 23 W. Main St., passed away Tuesday (Sept.12, 2017) at her home. She was the wife of Rex-ford Thomas Sr. Arrangements will be announced by the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

George Allen Bergfeldt

George Allen Bergfeldt, 89, of Jamestown, died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, in Lutheran Social Services. He is the husband of Doris W. Bergfeldt. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, in First Lutheran Church, 120 Chandler St., Jamestown, at 11 a.m., in the main sanctuary. The ...

Kathleen L. “Kathy” Peck

Kathleen L. “Kathy” Peck

Kathleen L. “Kathy” Peck, 66, of 29 West Main St., Panama, N.Y., passed away at 3:51 a.m. Tuesday, September 12, 2017, in her home. An area resident for most of her life, she was born December 8, 1950, in Erie, Pa., a daughter of the late Donald A. and Lois A. Kalteis Seeley, Sr. Kathy ...

Geraldine “Gerri” Ann Turney

Geraldine “Gerri” Ann Turney

Geraldine “Gerri” Ann Turney, 66, of Carmel, Indiana, passed away on September 10, 2017. She was born January 5, 1951, in Yonkers, New York, and is the daughter of the late John Frank and Helen Anna (Idzkowski) Stramowski. Gerri received her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from ...