Obituaries

Charles V. Danielson

Charles V. Danielson, 57, of 878 N. Main St., Jamestown, passed away Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, in his home following a brief illness. He was born Nov. 15, 1960, in Jamestown, a son of the late Verland H. and and Doris Lofgren Danielson. Charlie was a graduate of Southwestern Central ...

John W. Frazier, IV

John W. Frazier, IV, 78, of Falconer passed away Sunday (Dec. 24, 2017) in the Lutheran Home & Rehabilitation Center following an eight-year battle with cancer. A lifelong area resident he was born Jan. 19, 1939, in Jamestown, the son of the late John W. Frazier III and Doris ...

Patricia A. “Patty” Kaczar

Patricia A. "Patty" Kaczar, 77 of Stockton, went home to be with Jesus, Dec. 26, 2017, after a short, but courageous battle with cancer. Wife of the late Joseph R. Kaczar; mother of Mary Joanne Bauer, Judith A. Fabrizio Mabe, Diane VanStee, Raymond, Steven, Richard and James Kaczar and the late ...

Albert Ernest Colt

Albert Ernest Colt, 76 years old, of Brocton, N.Y., passed away on Friday evening Dec. 22, 2017, at St. Mary's Rehabilitation Center in Erie, Pa., after an extended illness. He was born in Silver Creek, N.Y., on Jan. 16, 1941, and was the son of the late Floyd and Mary Woodard Colt. He had ...

JoAnn N. Kosthorst

JoAnn N. Kosthorst, 86, of Jamestown, N.Y., died Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, in the Rouse Home, Youngsville, Pa., following a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease. A native of Jamestown, N.Y., she was born Aug. 25, 1931, a daughter of the late Walter Nickerson and Signe Nickerson Maine. She was a ...

Marilyn L. Ross

Marilyn L. Ross, 85, of 206 South Avenue, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, in UPMC Chautauqua WCA. She was the wife of Larry Ross. Arrangements will be announced by the Lind Funeral Home.

Nella M. Shures Logan

Nella M. Whitcomb Shures Logan, 75, passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at her home surrounded by family. She was born on May 10, 1942, in Jamestown. In accordance with her wishes, no services will be observed. Her full obituary can be found at www.ducro.com.

Marilyn L. Ross

Marilyn L. Ross, 85, of 206 South Ave., died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, in UPMC Chautauqua WCA. She was the wife of Larry Ross. Arrangements will be announced by the Lind Funeral Home.

Carol A. Colt

SHERMAN — Surrounded by family, Carol A. Colt, loving mother, grandmother and friend, lost her battle with cancer on Dec. 23, 2017. Born on Dec. 12, 1946, to Thelma (Ransom) and Roy Colt, in Dunkirk, N.Y.; Carol, also known as Molly, was a fiery tomboy who loved horses and rode most of her ...

William J. Britt Jr.

William J. Britt Jr., 62, of Townline Road in Russell, Pa., passed away Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, in Warren General Hospital, the result of a difficult battle with lung disease. He was born Oct. 3, 1955, in Jamestown, the son of Hazel Michael Britt and the late William J. Britt Sr. Bill had ...

Janet E. Miller

Janet E. Miller, 85, formerly of 33 Spruce St., and originally of Moon Road, Jamestown, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in the Heritage Village Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born April 7, 1932, in Jamestown the daughter of the late Ernest and Hazel Drake Michaels. Janet ...

Melvin Wayne Bull

Melvin Wayne Bull went home to be with the Lord, on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. Mel was born Oct, 18, 1930, in the town of Pomfret, N.Y., to the late Arlie Cave Bull and Ray Bull. He was preceded in death by his son, Thomas James Bull; and his siblings: Sheldon Bull, Lynn Bull, Merle Bull and ...

Geraldine L. “Gerri” Wennberg

Geraldine L. "Gerri" Wennberg, 96, formerly of 136 Aldren Ave., and the Glen, died at 3:55 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center. She was the widow of A. Roger Wennberg, whom she married Oct. 10, 1942, and who died Oct. 2, 2013. A memorial service will be ...

JoAnn N. Kosthors

JoAnn N. Kosthorst, 86, of Jamestown, died Friday Dec. 22, 2017, in the Rouse Home, Youngsville, Pa. Prior to her retirement in 1994, she was employed by Chautauqua County Department of Probation as secretary to the director. She was the widow of James Kosthorst. Arrangements will be ...

Al Colt

Al Colt of Brocton, N.Y., passed away on Friday evening at St. Mary's Home of Erie in Erie, Pa. He was 76 years old. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Morse Funeral Home as soon as they become available.

Alvin Storm

Alvin Storm, 88 of Collins, N.Y., entered into rest Dec. 20, 2017 He was born Dec. 22,1928, in Forestville, N.Y., to the late John and Mary Storm. Relative and friends may visit DiStasio Funeral Home, 478 Route 83, at Balcom Corners, South Dayton on Tuesday, Dec. 26, from 6-7 p.m. with a ...

Sylva P. “Pat” Lanphere

Sylva P. "Pat" Lanphere, 92 of Broken Arrow, Okla., formerly of the Cassadaga and Sinclairville area, passed away, Dec. 20, 2017. Wife of the late Clarence James "Jim" Lanphere; mother of Gloria Snow, Linda Tryon, Fay Dawson, Joyce Peru, Clayton, Myron, Clinton and Skip Lanphere; step-mother ...

Dr. Howard R. Ferguson Jr.

Dr. Howard R. Ferguson Jr., 74, of Warren, Pa., died Wednesday morning, Dec. 20, 2017, at UPMC Hamot, Erie, Pa., after a brief illness. He was born Sept, 3, 1943, in Pittsburgh, Pa., to the late Howard R. and Anna Weisbecker Ferguson, Sr. Howard has resided in Warren, Pa., for the past ...

Phyllis M. Maze

Phyllis M. Maze, 87, of Sugar Grove, passed away Dec. 22, 2017, at her residence. She was born in Warren to Vera Hall and Edward Raymond Miller. She graduated from Warren Area High School in 1948. Phyllis worked at various times at area banks and at the National Forge. In 1949, Phyllis ...

Steven R. VanGuilder

Steven R. VanGuilder, 63, of Jamestown passed away Thursday (Dec. 21, 2017) in his home. A lifelong area resident, he was born June 12, 1954, in Dunkirk, the son of James W. and Pauline Tripp VanGuilder. Steve was a graduate of Falconer High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving ...