Obituaries

Sally K. Towne

Sally K. Towne, 66, of English Street, Jamestown, passed away Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in UPMC Chautauqua, She was born June 7, 1952, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Edward and Selma Carlson Robbins. Sally was a 1970 graduate of Jamestown High School. Prior to retirement, she worked in ...

Paula Jean (Shepard) Hanmann

Paula Jean (Shepard) Hanmann, 70, of 22 Brewer Place, Westfield, passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at home after a prolonged illness. Paula was born May 2, 1948. in Gloversville, N.Y., to the late Donald C. Shepard and Barbara M. (Shults) Shepard Hunt of Westfield. Paula moved to ...

Wendy J. Writeman

Wendy J. Writeman, 71, of Jamestown, passed away Oct, 26, 2018, at her home. Wendy was born June 25, 1947, in Jamestown, N.Y., to Raymond and Amy Hastings Writeman. She is a graduate of Bemus Point Central School and Jamestown Community College. Wendy worked for Dr. Oliver Phillips DDS as ...

David A. Shafer Sr.

David A. Shafer Sr. formerly of Jamestown and Celoron, passed away Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, at the home of his brother, John H. Shafer, of 101 E. Duquesne St., Celoron. David was born on Dec. 13, 1954, in Jamestown, N.Y., the son of the late Kenneth J and Marian L Adams Shafer. David was ...

Roger Lewis Beaujean Jr.

MAYVILLE — Roger Lewis Beaujean Jr., 33, of Mayville, died on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, on Beaujean Road in Mayville, the result of an automobile accident. He was born June 28, 1985, in Westfield, N.Y., the son of Roger L. Beaujean Sr. and Tammy Holland Beaujean. Roger had been a chef and ...

Grant E. Winchester

Grant E. Winchester, 89, of Harold Avenue, Bemus Point, N.Y., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, at Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing, Jamestown, N.Y. He was born Sept. 24, 1929, in Jamestown, N.Y., the son of the late Glenn and Lillian Winchester. Grant graduated from Bemus Point ...

M. Elaine Bogey

M. Elaine Bogey, 95, died on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, at the Heritage Park Nursing Home. She was a loving and caring mother and a friend to all. Elaine was born Aug. 13, 1923, in Jamestown, a daughter of the late Eric and Louise Gebhardt Johnson. She was a graduate of Jamestown High School, ...

Elizabeth R. “Betty” Tumminia

Elizabeth R. “Betty” Tumminia, 80, of 63 Ames Ave., passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, at UPMC Hamot in Erie. She was the wife of James J. Tumminia, with whom she celebrated their 60th anniversary this past June 7, 2018. Betty was born in Jamestown on Aug/ 3, 1938, a daughter of the ...

Linda E. Nuse Devereaux

Linda E. Nuse Devereaux, 68, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, at UPMC Hamot Medical Center, Erie, Pa. She was born April 10, 1950, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Lester R. Nuse and Hazel Matteson Nuse Terry. Linda attended Jamestown Community College, and worked at Cummins from ...

Rosemarie L. Wilcox

Rosemarie L. Wilcox, 82, of Falconer, passed away at UPMC Chautauqua, Saturday (Oct. 27, 2018). A lifelong area resident, she was born June 17, 1936, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Orval E. and Maxine Atwood Luce. She was employed by Plastic Case Corp, Klings Ethan Allen, Accredited ...

Dixie L. Green

Dixie L. Green, 72, of Hall Road, Jamestown, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in her home, with her husband by her side. She was born Oct. 18, 1946, in Colchester, Vt., the daughter of the late Benjamin and Shirley Lattrell Swanson. Prior to retirement, she had worked at ...

Paula J. (Shepard) Hanmann

WESTFIELD — Paula J. (Shepard) Hanmann, 70, of Brewer Place, Westfield, passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at home with her family by her side. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield in the Tuesday edition of The Post-Journal.

Mary Catherine Cote Cooper

Mary Catherine Cote Cooper ended her incredible life's journey with her passing on Oct. 27, 2018. The oldest of nine children of the late Leo and Florence Starks Cote, she was born Dec. 8, 1924. A graduate of Millcreek High School her learning continued throughout her life gaining ...

Rev. Dr. Donald E. Modisher

Rev. Dr. Donald Earl Modisher died Oct. 17, 2018, surrounded by his family at Alive Hospice in Nashville, Tenn. He was 98. He is survived by his wife of 75 years, Carolyn Modisher of Nashville, Tenn.; a daughter, Christine (Marsha) Modisher of Nashville, Tenn.; a son, Jim (Susi) Modisher of ...

Beverly Ann “Bevy” Lindbeck Saunders

Beverly Ann Saunders, 71, of Elicott Shores Apartment, Celoron, passed away at Hamot Medical Center on Oct. 11, 2018. She was a loving abd caring mother and friend to all. She had previously been employed by Kay Jewelwers, Connie Grey Realty and Clear Wire. She operated her own doll shop, ...

Kimberly S. Foster

Kimberly S. Foster of Jamestown, enjoyed all of her 56 years in this world, actively choosing positivity and intentional optimism until she passed away on Oct. 23, 2018. She was born June 1, 1962, in Rochester, N.Y., to the late Paul F. and Susan B. Yager. The family moved to Frewsburg, ...

Maxine L. Warnshuis

Maxine L. Warnshuis of Elizabethtown, passed away on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, after a two year battle with cancer. She was born in Erie, PA on June 2, 1942, to Byron and June Weidner Wassink. Maxine was a member of Glendale United Methodist Church, the Stitchers Quilt Guild, the Sew Whats ...

Austin D. Swanson

Austin D. Swanson, 88, died Oct. 25, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Marilyn Jean (nee Peterson) Swanson; loving father of Paul D. (Judy) Swanson and Karin L. (Bill) Daun; cherished grandfather of Sean, Kristen (Andrew), Heather, Tyler, Erika and Justin; adored great-grandfather of Mason; ...

Grace T. Comella

Grace T. Comella of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away Oct. 23, 2018. Grace was born in Jamestown, N.Y., to the late Thomas and Rose Scalise Paolillo. She graduated from Jamestown High School. Grace was the wife of the late Leonard J. Comella. Upon graduation, she went to work in her mother's ...

John H. Cross

LITTLE VALLEY, N.Y. — John H. Cross, 76, of Little Valley, N.Y., passed away Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, at UPMC Chautauqua, Jamestown, N.Y. He was born on July 6, 1942 in Mansfield, N.Y., the son of the late Willis and Arminda (Burdick) Cross. He married the former Sue Bowen who survives. ...