Obituaries

Jack C. Nelson Jr.

Jack C. Nelson Jr., 55, of Wright St., Corry, Pa., passed away Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at UPMC Hamot in Erie, Pa., surrounded by his family. He was born March 22, 1962, in Erie, Pa., son of Jack C. Nelson Sr. of French Creek, N.Y., and Lucille S. Olszewski Nelson of Corry, Pa. Jack was ...

Teri A. Westerdahl

Teri A. Westerdahl, 59, of Jamestown passed away unexpectedly Saturday (Jan. 20, 2018) in her home. Arrangements will be announced by the Falconer Funeral Home.

Wesley J. Brown

Wesley J. Brown, 70, of Falconer passed away Sunday (Jan. 21, 2018) in his home. Arrangements will be announced by the Falconer Funeral Home.

Patrick M. Reilly

Patrick M. Reilly, 74, of 21 Carey Place, Jamestown, passed away Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in UPMC Chautauqua WCA Hospital, the result of a fire at his residence. He was born Jan. 1, 1944, in Buffalo, N.Y., the son of the late John Francis and Grace Sear Reilly. Patrick graduated from ...

Norma (Walker, Pickard) Iacomini Nov. 17, 1927 to Jan. 12, 2018

Norma passed away peacefully Jan. 12, 2018, with family by her side, at the Briarwood Assisted Living Facility in Stow, Ohio. She was born Nov. 17, 1927, in Jamestown, N.Y. Preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Sadie Walker; a sister, Maxine Stacey; her husbands: Edward Iacomini and ...

James A. “Jim” Rock

James A. "Jim" Rock, 74, of Bemus Point, passed away, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at home, surrounded by family. He was born Jan. 26, 1943, in Charleston, W.Va., a son of the late William and Virginia Newhouse Rock. He was a graduate of Kenova High School, Kenova, W.Va. Jim retired from ...

Mary Linnea Franzen Latko

Mary Linnea Franzen Latko, 86, died on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. She was born Dec. 17, 1931, in Jamestown, N.Y., to Carl and Ebba Franzen. Mary graduated from Jamestown High School in 1949 and received her nursing degree from the University at Rochester School of Nursing. ...

Patricia A. Shelley

AMITY — Patricia A. Shelley, 55, passed away peacefully at home on Monday (Jan. 15, 2018) after struggling with chronic illness for many years. Mrs. Shelley was born July 1, 1962, in North Tonawanda, to Donovan E. and Constance Jane (Copenhaver) Tapley. She graduated from Cuba Central School ...

Randall E. “Oley” Olsen

KENNEDY — Randall E. "Oley" Olsen, 59, of Route 62, Kennedy, town of Ellington, passed away Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at home, after an extended illness. Oley was born March 18, 1958, in Jamestown the son of the late Robert R. and Loretta D. (Newark) Olsen. He attended South- western ...

Lucy (Limberg-DeLand) Buck

Lucy Buck, 78, of Dunkirk, N.Y., went to be with her Lord and passed away peacefully in her home on Jan. 17, 2018, with family at her bedside. She was born July 20, 1939. at WCA Hospital in Jamestown, N.Y., to the late Miles and Vera (Hatfield) Limberg. She graduated from Bemus Point High ...

Patrick M. Reilly

Patrick M. Reilly, 74, of 21 Carey Place, Jamestown, passed away Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in UPMC Chautauqua WCA Hospital, the result of a fire at his residence. He was born Jan. 1, 1944, in Buffalo, N.Y., the son of the late John Francis and Grace Sear Reilly. Patrick graduated from ...

Dorothy R. “Dottie” Minati

Dorothy R. "Dottie" Minati, 93, formerly of Edith Avenue and Tanglewood Manor, passed away Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born Dec. 26, 1924, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Wayne and Dorothy Peebles Rightmyer. Dottie attended ...

Claire (Fotini) Rafael

Claire (Fotini) Rafael, 74, of Greenhurst, passed away Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in UPMC Hamot, Erie, Pa. A native of Staten Island, N.Y., she was born Oct. 26, 1943, a daughter of the late Rocco and Clara Trifoglio Mastropasqua. She was the widow of the Rev. Nicholas Rafael, Sr. She was a ...

Lawrence L. “Larry” Ackerman

WESTFIELD — Lawrence L. "Larry" Ackerman, 90, formerly of Westfield, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Center in Dunkirk, N.Y., following an extended illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton ...

Oliver F. (Ollie) Kohler 1998-2018

Oliver J. "Ollie" Kohler, 19, of South Dayton, N.Y., passed on Jan. 18, 2018, after a battle with addiction. Ollie was born April 8, 1998, in Amherst, N.Y., to David and Kristy (Volk) Kohler. He graduated from Pine Valley Central High School in 2016. Ollie played several sports with ...

James A. “Jim” Rock

James A. "Jim" Rock, 74, of Bemus Point, passed away, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at home, surrounded by family. He was born Jan. 26, 1943, in Charleston, W.Va., a son of the late William and Virginia Newhouse Rock. He was a graduate of Kenova High School, Kenova, W.Va. Jim retired from ...

James Peter Thompson

James Peter Thompson, 91, of Falconer, N.Y., passed away from this life on Jan. 18, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family, after a lengthy illness. James was born to Danish immigrants, Peter and Johanna Thompson, on March 16, 1926 in Freeborn, Minnesota. James was a Falconer area ...

Eileen M. Pascatore

Eileen M. Pascatore, 65, of 267 State St., Jamestown, passed away Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at Heritage Park Rehab & Skilled Nursing. She was the wife of Anthony Pascatore. Eileen was born Sept. 23, 1952, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Rudolph and Viola Lindstrom Daner, and was a ...

Roy Folke Olson

Roy Folke Olson, 83, formerly of 1480 Forest Ave. Ext., passed away Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 in the Lutheran Retirement Home. He was born Feb. 18, 1934, in Jamestown, a son of the late K. Algot and Agnes Larson Olson Franson. He was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Enor Franson, as ...

David Paul Smith

MAYVILLE — David Paul Smith, 55, of Mayville, died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital in Erie, Pa. He was born Oct. 17, 1962, in Westfield, N.Y., the son of Pete Smith and Jeannette Woods Brumfield. David had worked for Mayshark Builders as a carpenter. He was a faithful ...