Obituaries

George M. McLean Jr.

George M. McLean Jr., 86, formerly of 334 Cole Ave., died Sunday, July 15, 2018, at the Lutheran Retirement Home. Born Jan. 2, 1932, in Los Angeles, Calif., he was the eldest son of the late George M. and Ethelyn Holcomb McLean, Sr. Raised in Erie, Pa., he attended Academy High School ...

Christopher L. Linger

Christopher L. Linger, 32, of St. Mary's Pa., formerly of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away July 18, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his family. Christopher was born Dec. 4, 1985, in Jamestown, N.Y., to Cindy and Micheal Yanik. Christopher loved his family. He was really intrested in golf and ...

Frances Terzina D’Angelo

Frances Terzina D'Angelo, 87, of 610 Lakeview Ave., Jamestown, N.Y., passed away at 4:55 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2018, in UPMC Chautauqua. A lifelong area resident, she was born Sept. 23, 1930, in Jamestown, N.Y., the third daughter of the late John A. and Luisa D'Andrea D'Angelo, and was ...

Martha T. Dybka

Martha Theresa Dybka passed away Monday (July 16, 2018) at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo. A strong and courageous woman, she fought kidney disease for nearly 20 years. She was born July 29, 1930, in Dunkirk, the daughter of the late Anthony and Angeline (Warhol) Maslach. She married Joseph Lucas ...

Ronny Lou Smith

Ronny Lou Smith, 80, of Gowanda, passed away Tuesday, (July 17, 2018) in the Gowanda Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center. A complete obituary will be in at a later date. Arrangementswill be announced by the Falconer Funeral Home Inc.

Thomas Raymond Spacht

SHERMAN —Thomas Raymond Spacht, 90, of Sherman, died Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at his home. He was born May 12, 1928, the son of the late Joseph and Laura Moyer Spacht. Tom had been a heavy equipment mechanic and master fabricator for HK Nuttall Equipment in Sherman. He had been active ...

The Loss Of NRG Creates Many Holes In The County

The decision by NRG to end its effort to repower its Dunkirk power plant, while expected, is still a punch in the gut. There is no use at this point in crying over spilled milk. The community, including Gov. Andrew Cuomo, did the best it could do to make the NRG repowering successful. Our ...

Rev. Bruce James Easterling

Rev. Bruce James Easterling, 91, of Heritage Village, went home to be with the Lord, July 9, 2018. Born Sept. 2, 1926, in Minneapolis, Kans., a son of the late Charles J. and Myrtle Violet Kibbler Easterling. He was a graduate of Central College McPhearson, Kans., in 1946 and Greenville ...

Gladys Sheldon-Tingue

Gladys Sheldon-Tingue, 86, of Celoron, N.Y., passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018, at Absolut Care of Salamanca. Gladys was born Nov. 20, 1931, in South Dayton N.Y., to Chester and Bernice Tingue. Gladys is survived by her son, Allen Sheldon of Jamestown; her daughters: Yvonne Griffin of ...

J. Newton White

J. Newton White, 88, of Chautauqua, N,Y,, and New York City, passed away at 2:40 p.m. Saturday, June 30, 2018, in the Absolut of Westfield, Westfield, NY. He was born May 18, 1930, in Cambridge, Ohio, the son of the late John Hardy and Ruth Forsythe White. Newton had graduate studies at ...

Gary Underwood

March 20, 1949 to July 1, 2018 Gary, 69, born March 20, 1949, in Jamestown, N.Y., received an offer to be stressed free and at peace, which he couldn't turn down, on July 1, 2018. He loved his Chevy truck, riding his Harley, an watching NASCAR. He was in car sales for many decades, He was ...

David A. Shaw Sr.

David A. Shaw Sr., 89, of Lakewood, N.Y., died Monday, July 16, 2018. A complete obituary will be published in The Sunday Post-Journal. Arrangements by David J. Dengler, LARSON- TIMKO Funeral Home.

Gilbert “Gil” L. Gustafson

Gilbert "Gil" L. Gustafson, 90, of Kingsport, Tenn., died Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Brookdale Rock Springs in Kingsport, Tenn. A Jamestown area native, he was born Jan. 9, 1928, a son of the late Arvid and Sarah Carlberg Gustafson. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, ...

Timothy D. Yocum “Yokes”

Timothy D. "Yokes" Yocum, 47, of Falconer, N.Y., passed away Monday, July 16, 2018, in the town of Ellery, N.Y. A lifelong area resident, he was born Dec. 2, 1970, in Jamestown. N.Y., the son of Kenneth H. Yocum and Cynthia Y. Visosky Perry. He was a graduate of Jamestown High School and ...

Robert Reeder

CHAUTAUQUA — Robert Reeder, born in Syracuse, N.Y., the son of Gabriel and Fanny Reeder, passed away July 17, 2018, at the age of 84 years. He attended Cornell University and graduated from Syracuse Law School in 1957, where he was on the editorial board of the Syracuse Law Revue. He married ...

Calvin E. Chase

ASHVILLE, N.Y. — Calvin E. Chase, 84, formerly of Duke Center, Pa., passed away July 15, 2018, at the Heritage Green Nursing Facility in Greenhurst following a lengthy illness. Born June 27, 1934, in Eldred, Pa., he was a son of James W. and Ruby B. Davenport Chase. On May 25, 1985, in ...

Loretta Bardo

RANDOLPH – Loretta Bardo. 75, of 40 Main St., passed away, Monday, July 16, 2018, at Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing Center, after a brief illness and stay. She was born Oct. 24, 1942, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Joseph and Lucy Marchiando Bardo. Loretta had lived at ...

Clyde Knapp

The family of Clyde Leroy Knapp, 73, of Warren, Pa., who died July 10, 2018, will receive friends on Saturday, July 21, 2018, from 2-4 p.m., at the Hatch Run Conservation Pavilion. Please wear casual, comfortable attire. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home Inc., Warren, Pa., has been entrusted ...

Georgiana Sleigh Whitcomb

Georgiana Sleigh Whitcomb, 78, formerly of 208 Ahrens Ave., died Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Heritage Village, Gerry, N.Y. She was born May 6, 1940 in Homer City, Pa., the daughter of the late Benner L. and Saddie E. Elder Sleigh. In her younger days, Georgiana and her family took many ...

Calvin E. Chase

Calvin E. Chase, 84, formerly of Duke Center, passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018, at the Heritage Green Nursing Facility in Greenhurst, N.Y., following a lengthy illness. A complete obituary will follow on Tuesday with arrangements by the Frame Funeral Home, Eldred.