Obituaries

Mary W. Lenna

Mary W. Lenna, 72, of Lakewood, N.Y., passed away Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at Heritage Park Skilled Nursing Facility. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be published in the Saturday edition of The Post- Journal. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Powers, ...

John R. Hedman Jr.

John R. Hedman Jr., 75, of Warren, Pa., passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018.Friends are invited to view at his son's home, 106 Curtis St., Sugar Grove, Pa., on Sunday, Oct. 7, from noon until 1 p.m., at which time military honors will be provided by the Youngsville American Legion ...

Matthew L. Guynn

Matthew L. Guynn, 46 of Jamestown, passed away Oct. 3, 2018, at his home. Matt was born Feb. 23, 2018, in Uniontown, Pa., to David Guynn and Laura Burnworth. Matthew was a man of many talents and skills. Anyone that knew him knew that his love for his children was great. He was a skilled ...

Julia C. Tuccio

Julia C. Tuccio, 85, of 2123 Southwestern Drive, Lakewood, N.Y., formerly of 210 Ivy St., Jamestown, N.Y., passed away at 2:50 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in UPMC Chautauqua. A lifelong area resident, she was born Jan. 4, 1933, in Jamestown, NY, a daughter of the late Thomas and Mary ...

Madison Elizabeth Dunlap

Madison Elizabeth Dunlap, 22, of North East, Pa., and Ripley, N.Y., died unexpectedly Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, due to an automobile accident. She was born July 12, 1996, at Crouse-Irving Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y., the daughter of William and Regina (Thompson) Dunlap. Madison started ...

LaVerne L. “Vern” Johnson

LaVerne L. "Vern" Johnson, 61. of Sinclairville, formerly of Houston, Texas, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, at home. He was born Feb. 9, 1957, in Jamestown, a son of Edward and the late Janet Engle Johnson of Gerry. He was a 1975 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School. Vern was ...

Hazel L. Porter

Hazel L. Porter, 92, formerly of 28 Campbell Ave., Jamestown and Hultquist Place passed away Wednesday (Oct. 3, 2018) in the Lutheran Home. The funeral will be held at noon Sunday in the Christ Chapel of the Lutheran Home, 715 Falconer St., Jamestown, N.Y. The family will receive friends from ...

Thomas W. Harris

Thomas William Harris, 49, of 188 South Allegheny Ave., West Ellicott, died Oct. 1, 2018 at home. Tom grew up in Jamestown, where he was born Oct. 16, 1968, to Paul W. Harris Jr. and Susan Stewart Harris. He graduated in 1987 from Southwestern High School, where he quarterbacked the ...

Edward R. Zimmerman

Edward R. Zimmerman, 75, of 258 Cone Lane, Warren, passed away Tuesday, (Oct. 2, 2018) at the Blair Hospice House. He was born Oct. 31, 1942, in Warren, the son of Robert and Carolyn Hunter Zimmerman. Edward had been manager of Sparkle Car Wash in Warren for over 20 years. He was a member ...

Charles “Chuck” Leon Maytum

MAYVILLE — Charles "Chuck" Leon Maytum, 77, of Mayville, died on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 at his home. The funeral will be held on at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at the Freay Funeral Home in Mayville. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service (10-11a.m.) at the ...

Donna Mae Fardink Lescynski

Please join us to cele- brate the life of Donna Mae Fardink Lescynski on Sun- day, Oct. 14, 2018 from 1-4 p.m., at the William L. Travis Post, American Le- gion, Mayville.

Jeffrey Donald Caldwell

Jeffrey Donald Caldwell, 54, of Hickory, N.C., died Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at Frye Regional Medical Center. Born Feb. 28, 1964, he was the son of Elmer Caldwell Jr. and the late Donna Meeker Caldwell. He was a member of Life Point Church of Hickory, N.C. He was a ...

Martha L. Anderson

Martha L. Anderson, 88, of 115 Emory Drive, Jamestown, passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in her home surrounded by her children. She was the widow of James W. Anderson, whom she married Sept. 12, 1951, and who died May 3, 2009. A Jamestown native, Martha was born ...

William M. Best

WESTFIELD — Willi- am M. Best, 78, of West- field, N.Y., died Oct. 2, 2018, at the home of his brother, Harry M. Best, with family at his side. He was born Dec. 22, 1939, in Westfield, to George R. and Vivian (Mettendorff) Best. A lifelong resident of Westfield, ...

Kathryn N. Kotsi

Kathryn Nelson Kotsi, 92, of 148 Pennsylvania Ave., Jamestown, N.Y., passed away at 2:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center. A lifelong area resident, she was born June 25, 1926, in Jamestown, N.Y., the eldest child of the ...

Laverne L. “Verne” Johnson

Laverne L. “Verne” Johnson, 61, of Sinclair- ville, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Son of Ed- ward and the late Janet Johnson; father of David and Julie Johnson and Hol- ly Shear; grandfather of five; brother of Norman, Jill, Marty and Ralph John- son and ...

Debbie Thayer

Debbie Thayer, 60. of Portland, N.Y., passed away Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 2, 2018, at Westfield Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be an- nounced by the Morse Fun- eral Home of Brocton, N.Y., as soon as they be- come available.

Carrie R. Calalesina

Carrie Rose Calalesina, 93, of 30 Auburn Ave., Jamestown, N.Y., formerly of 301 South Main St., passed away peacefully at 10:33 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, in the Heritage Village Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility. A lifelong area resident, she was born July 1, 1925, in Jamestown, N.Y., a ...

Douglas L. Bliss

RANDOLPH — Douglas L. Bliss, 69, of Randolph passed away peacefully Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.Y. Doug was born June 9, 1949, in Hornell, N.Y., the son of the late Larry and Evelyn (Schoonover) Bliss. He grew up on a small farm in Troupsburg, N.Y., ...

Jesse Heppler

Jesse Heppler, 37, of Jamestownm passed away Sept. 29, 2018. Jesse was born July 4 1981, in Jamestown, to Tracey and Linda Heppler. Service information to follow. Arrangements entrusted to Hubert Funeral Home and Cremation Services.