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Bowman, Richard-1

Richard R. Bowman

Richard R. Bowman, 88, of 3596 Woodhaven Drive West Ellicott, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017, at UPMC Hamot Medical Center, Erie, Pa., surrounded by his family. He was born April 2, 1928, in Niagara Falls, N.Y., the son of the late LaVern and Florence Hiller Bowman. Prior to retirement, ...

Houston, Shirley

Shirley Jeanne Houston

Shirley Jeanne Houston, 91, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, in Heritage Village Nursing Home, Gerry, N.Y., where she had been living for the past two years. Known throughout her life as Jeanne, she was born March 22, 1925, in Warren, Pa., the daughter of Harry Palmer and Mildred Kelley ...

Taylor, Carmen

Dr. Carmen Wilks Taylor

Dr. Carmen Wilks Taylor, better known to her relatives as Sonya, 72, of Jamestown, departed this life to be with the Lord at 7:55 a.m. Thursday, March 9, 2017, in her home. She was born July 24, 1944, in Spanish Town, Jamaica, West Indies, a daughter of the late Bernard and Mavis Thompson ...

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Christ “The Greek” Sarro

Christ “The Greek” Sarro, 85, of Tampa, Fla., left us Feb. 22, 2017, because he knw he had a tee time with his son, Kevin Sarro on the golden blades of heaven’s magnificent golf course. He is survived by the love of his life, Iris; daughter, Torraine; daughter-in-law, Stephanie; and ...

Margaret Janson

Margaret Janson, 93, of 4546 Sherman Road, Sherman, N.Y., passed away Monday, March 13, 2017. She was born June 6, 1923, in Farmington, Ohio, the daughter of the late John and Althea Harris Janson. She graduated from Kinsman High School, Kinsman, Ohio. She lived on the family farm. Margaret ...

Shirley A. Smith

Shirley A. Smith, 87, of Frewsburg, formerly of Gerry, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017, at UPMC Chautauqua WCA. Wife of the late Richard C. Smith. Arrangements are incomplete. A full obituary will be published in the Wednesday edition of The Post-Journal. Arrangements are by Jordan ...

Michael J. LaMarca

Michael J. LaMarca

Michael J. LaMarca, 85, of Rochester, Minn., formerly of Jamestown, died Feb. 9, 2017, of complications from a stroke. He was born in Jamestown on June 4, 1931, the son of the late Carmelo and Ignazia (Montagna) LaMarca. He was a 1949 graduate of Jamestown High school and earned a ...

David A. Morrison

David A. Morrison

CONEWANGO VALLEY, N.Y. — David A. Morrison, 61, of Route 83, Conewango Valley, passed away, Friday, March 10, 2017, at the Absolut Care of Salamanca. David was born July 28, 1955, in Gowanda, N.Y., the son of the late Dallas M. Morrison Sr. and Ellen M. (Hanlon) Morrison of Conewango ...

Carmen Wilks Taylor

Carmen Wilks Taylor, 72, of Jamestown, passed away at 7:55 a.m. Thursday, March 9, 2017, in her home. She was a retired employee of the The Resource Center, working as a dietitian for many years. She also served as an assistant pastor of the Emmanuel Temple Church. Arrangements will be ...

Edward L. "Ted" Brown

Edward L. “Ted” Brown

RANDLOPH, N.Y. — Edward L. "Ted" Brown, 86, of Pine Hill Road, Randolph, passed away, Friday, March 10, 2017, at home after an extended illness. He was born and passed away at his beloved family home on Pine Hill, where he was born on Jan. 30, 1931, the son of the late Paul K. and Helen ...

Mildred A. Marzalen

Mildred A. Marzalen, 89, of Jamestown, passed away at 1:31 p.m. Saturday, March 11, 2017, in UPMC Chautauqua WCA. A lifelong area resident, she was born Feb. 19, 1928, in Jamestown, N.Y., a daughter of the late Albin R. and Edith E. Bull Carlson. She was a 1946 graduate of Jamestown High ...

Strickland, Marv

Marvin (Marv) R. Strickland

Marvin (Marv) R. Strickland, of Russell, died on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at UPMC Hamot following a brief illness. He was born on April 8, 1933, in Sugar Grove Township. He graduated from Jamestown High School in 1951. Marv served in the National Guard from 1950 to 1959. He served as the ...

Christofer Blair "Chris" McKinney

Christofer Blair “Chris” McKinney

Christofer Blair "Chris" McKinney, 56, of Jamestown, N.Y., died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at home, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, surrounded by family and friends. He was born March 2, 1960, in Jamestown, N.Y., the son of Gayle Parnell McKinney of Sinclairville, N.Y., and ...

Richard R. Wells, "Grandpa Joe."

Richard R. Wells, “Grandpa Joe”

Richard R. Wells, "Grandpa Joe." 91, of Ashville, N.Y., and a life-long resident of Chautauqua County, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 9, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Oct. 8, 1925, in Jamestown, N.Y., the son of the late John C. and Lena May Ploss ...

Marian L. Soldano

Marian L. Soldano

Marian L. Soldano, 82, of 4679 Lawson Road, Jamestown, passed away at 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in her home, surrounded by her loving family and her dog "Molly." A lifelong area resident, she was born July 1, 1934, in Jamestown, N.Y., a daughter of the late Frank and Jennie Vento ...

Edward L. “Ted” Brown

RANDLOPH, N.Y. — Edward L. "Ted" Brown, 86, of Pine Hill Road, Randolph, passed away, Friday, March 10, 2017, at home after an extended illness. He was the husband of Elizabeth "Betty" (King) Brown. Arrangements are entrusted to the VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home, Randolph, and ...

David Morrison

David Morrison CONEWANGO, N.Y. — David Morrison, 61, of Route 83, Conewango Valley, passed away, Friday, March 10, 2017, at Absolut Care of Salamanca. He was the husband of Margie Morrison. Arrangements are entrusted to the VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home, Randolph, and will be ...

Tim A. Rater

Tim A. Rater

Tim A. Rater, 67 of Clymer, N.Y., passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. He was born Sept. 25, 1949, in Corry, Pa., the son of the late Darwin and Helen Aldrich Rater. Tim attended Clymer Central School. He had worked at Agway in Clymer, for 14 ...

Claude E. Luczkowiak

Claude E. Luczkowiak

1926 – 2017 Claude E. Luczkowiak, 91, of South Dayton, N.Y., went home to be with the Lord, March 7, 2017 He was born in Silvercreek, N.Y., to the late Michael and Ida Lucas. After serving in the military during World War II, he spent the rest of his career working as a machinist and a ...

Virginia Milton Jorgenson

Virginia Milton Jorgenson

Virginia Milton Jorgenson of Jamestown, N.Y., went to our Lord on Feb. 23, 2017. She was born July 27, 1923, the daughter of Gust and Anna Jones Milton. Gina enjoyed life. A 1941 graduate of Jamestown High School, she was employed in her early years at Marlin Rockwell, Sylvania Electric ...