Obituaries

David W. Knepshield

David Wilson Knep- shield, 74, of Gerry, N.Y., passed away peacefully Feb.1, 2019, t Heritage Village in Gerry, N.Y., surrounded by his loving family. He was born on May 1, 1944 in Apollo, Pa., the son of the late John Oliver and Anna Elizabeth Klingensmith Knepshield. David graduated from ...

Robert C. Walz

Robert C. Walz, 81, of Jamestown, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in his home. He worked for many years at the former Third Street Atlantic and Butera's Towing. Arrangements will be announced by the Lind Funeral Home.

Thomas M. Lovvorn

Thomas M. Lovvorn, 70, of 664 Baker St. Ext., died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Warren Manor. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Liftech Handling as a service technician. He earlier was co-owner of Norfolk Equipment Company in Virginia. He was the husband of Virginia Ferrara ...

Michael P. Brooks

Michael P. Brooks, 28, of Frewsburg, N.Y., passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, surrounded by family after a long battle with cancer. He was a graduate of Jamestown High School. After graduation, he joined the U.S. Air Force as as geospatial intelligence analyst. As a proud veteran, he served ...

Louella P. McIntyre

Louella P. McIntyre, 84, of Sugar Grove, Pa., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at the Rouse Home in Youngsville, Pa. She was the widow of her husband of 64 years, Glenn H. McIntyre, whom she married Oct. 30, 1954, and who died Nov. 23, 2018. A lifelong area resident, she was born March ...

Katherine M. “Katie” Reardon

JAMESTOWN — Katherine M. "Katie" Reardon, 73, of Jamestown, formerly of Westfield, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at Absolut Care of Westfield, following an extended illness. Katherine was born on March 26, 1945, in Westfield, N.Y., the daughter of the late Leon and Althea (Miller) ...

Melvin “Mel” Harold Lindberg Sr.

WESTFIELD —Melvin "Mel" Harold Lindberg Sr., 77, of Westfield, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Absolut Care of Westfield, following a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Freay Funeral Home when finalized.

Isabel R. Cross

Isabel R. Cross died Jan. 29, 2019, at the Absolute Nursing Home in Orchard Park, N.Y., where she had resided for almost two years. Isabel was born June 11, 1925, on the Seneca Allegany Reservation at Red House. She was an enrolled citizen of the Seneca Nation and a member of the Bear Clan. ...

Betty L. Steverson

Betty L. Steverson, 86 formerly of Sinclairville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, at Heritage Village Rehab and Skilled Nursing. Born Feb. 14, 1932, in Lodi a daughter of the late Sherman and Rose Huntley Tobey. She was a fulltime mother of four and homemaker. Betty was a member of ...

Carl E. Sellers

Carl E. Sellers, 84, of Heritage Village Retirement Campus Gerry, formerly of High Acres, Bemus Point, passed away Saturday (Jan. 26, 2019) in UPMC Hamot, Erie, Pa. He was born Sept. 23, 1934, in Goodell, IA, the son of the late Everett and Cora M. Simms Sellers. Carl was a graduate of ...

Clara B. (Link) “Birdie” Fellinger

Clara B. (Link) "Birdie" Fellinger, 85, passed away peacefully on Jan. 29, 2019, at her home in Portland, N.Y., after a brief illness. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Birdie was born on Nov. 21, 1933, in Stockton, N.Y., a daughter of the late Carl and Theona (Wachob) Link and ...

Michael P. Brooks

Michael P. Brooks, 28, of 151 N. Pearl St., Frewsburg, passed away Friday, (Feb. 1, 2019) at his home following an extended illness. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral ...

Deborah Ann Edens (Whitehead)

Deborah Ann Edens (Whitehead), 63, of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away Jan. 30, 2019, surrounded by family and loved ones. Hubert Funeral Home in Jamestown will be handling burial arrangements. In lieu of visitation, her family will gather privately to celebrate her life. Deborah was born ...

Sandra L. Earsing

Sandra L. Earsing, 57, of Lily Dale, N.Y., died unexpectedly Jan. 29, 2019. Sandy was born Aug. 28, 1961, in Buffalo to Sharon (Klenz) Earsing and the late Robert Earsing. She grew up in Silver Creek, attended Silver Creek High School, and Millard Fillmore Nursing School where she ...

David W. Knepshield

David W. Knepshield, 74, of Gerry, passed away Friday (Feb. 1, 2019) in Heritage Village Rehab and Skilled Nursing. A complete obituary and services will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are by the Falconer Funeral Home.

Destiny Whitney

Destiny Whitney, 34 of Jamestown passed away Jan. 26, 2019 at UPMC Chautauqua WCA. She was born Dec. 19, 1984 in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of Patrick Riley and Shelly Henry. Destiny was full of life, always looking to help others. She had big opinions and a big heart and never was ...

Sandra L. Earsing

Sandra L. Earsing, 57, of Lilly Dale, N.Y., died unexpectedly on Tuesday Jan. 29, 2019. Calling hours will be held Tuesday Feb. 5, 2019 at the LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home, 20 Central Ave., Fredonia, from 2:-5:30 p.m., where funeral services will follow at 5:30 p.m. A reception to follow at ...

Louella McIntyre

Louella McIntyre, 84, of Sugar Grove, Pa., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019 at the Rouse Home in Youngsville. She was the widow of Glenn H. McIntyre. Her funeral arrangements will be announced by the Lind Funeral Home.

Patricia A. Zimmer

Patricia A. Zimmer, 73, of West Ellicott, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, following a lengthy illness. She was the wife of Bradley J. Zimmer, whom she married Sept. 3, 1966, in Zion Covenant Church. Pat was born July 3, 1945, in Jamestown, a daughter of the late Robert and Arlene Johnson ...

Richard Proestler

Richard Proestler, 65 of Jamestown, passed away Jan, 28, 2019, at UPMC Chautauqua WCA. He was born Dec. 27, 1953, in Jamestown N.Y., the son of William and Genevieve Proestler. Richard was a professional violinist. He also worked for Busch Industries. He loved to study the bible and ...