Obituaries

Shawn A. O’Shany

WARREN — Shawn A. O'Shany, 29, of Warren Pa., and formerly of Mayville, died unexpectedly on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at his home in Warren, Pa. He was born July 30, 1988, in Grove City, Pa., the son of John O'Shany and Debra Johnson Wiseman. Shawn had been a machinist with Superior ...

Rev. Dr. Donald V. Erickson

The Rev. Dr. Donald V. Erickson, 70, of Jamestown, passed away Tuesday (Nov. 21, 2017) in his home. He was the pastor of Lighthouse Baptist Church and survived by his wife, Helen J. Domenico Erickson. Arrangements will be announced by the Falconer Funeral Home.

Erland Adam Carlson

Erland Adam Carlson, 82, of Clymer, N.Y., passed away, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at his residence. He was born on July 17, 1935, in Waterford, Pa. He married Mary Lou Petersen on Oct. 26, 1957. Erland was a graduate of Academy High School in Erie and served his country for two years in the US ...

Catherine A. Deuink

In the morning of November 20, 2017, Catherine A. Deuink passed away peacefully at home with her daughters and grand-daughter by her side. She was 71 years old. Catherine A. Deuink was born on July 6, 1946, and spent her childhood in Findley Lake, N.Y. She was the daughter of Georgi-anna ...

Joseph W. Casel

Joseph W. Casel, 71, of 1422 Forest Ave. Jamestown, passed away Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, following a brief illness. A lifelong area resident, he was born Sept. 1, 1946, in Jamestown, N.Y., a son of the late Joseph J. and Betty E. Kaufeld Casel. Joe was a 1965 graduate of Jamestown High ...

Corrine Copeland Walker

Corrine Copeland Walker, 85, of 36 W. 10th St., Jamestown, passed away at 11:42 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in UPMC Chautauqua WCA. Arrangements will be announced by the Lind Funeral Home.

Gary W. Gauggel

Gary W. Gauggel, 64, of 203 Niagara Ave., passed away on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at home following an extended illness. An area resident all of his life, he was born on Nov. 11, 1953, in Jamestown, a son of the late Robert Sr. and Joan Gauggel Stanton. He was a 1971 graduate of ...

Jeffrey Werner

Jeffrey D. Werner, 70, of Warren, Pa., passed away at his residence on Nov. 13, 2017. Born on Oct 24, 1947, in Jamestown, N.Y., he was the son of the late Robert and Elizabeth Erickson Werner. Jeff was a graduate of Warren Area High School and the General Motors Institute. He was a proud ...

Carlyle “Skip” G. Carlson

Carlyle "Skip" G. Carlson, 71, of 1751 Foote Ave. Ext., Jamestown, passed away on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 in UPMC Hamot in Erie. An area resident all of his life, he was born on June 15, 1946, in Fredonia, a son of the late Frank and Helen Shipman Carlson. Skip was a graduate of Cassadaga ...

Russell “Rusty” James Harp

BUFFALO — Russell "Rusty" James Harp, 50, of Red Jacket Parkway, Buffalo, formerly of Forestville and Mayville, died suddenly Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at TLC/HN-Lake Shore Hospital, Irving. He was born in South Buffalo, on Feb. 16, 1967, during a howling windstorm. The third son and seventh ...

Eva Lorraine Swan

Eva Lorraine Swan, 88, formerly of Lakewood, N.Y., passed away at 8:48 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in the Heritage Green Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility. An area resident for most of her life, she was born Sept. 17, 1929, in Youngsville, Pa., a daughter of the late Courtney W. and Cecelia ...

Kristine “Tina” Elizabeth Jefferson

On Nov. 10, 2017, Kristine "Tina" Elizabeth Jefferson, 49, of Findley Ohio, lost her lengthy fight with cancer at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg, Ohio. Kristine graduated from Falconer Central High School in 1985. She also attended Jamestown Community College in 1986. She most ...

Nellie E. Beebe Norman

Nellie E. Beebe Norman, 86, of North East, Pa., was taken home by the Lord peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at her home surrounded by family. She was born on Jan. 22, 1931, in Mina Corners, N.Y., to the late Raymond and Ellen McGerl Beebe. Nellie formerly worked for Sunshine Packing, ...

Jim Dorr

Jim Dorr of Bemus Point, formerly of Getzville, passed away on Nov. 14, 2017. He was born in Buffalo and attended Lockport High school class of 1948. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Korean war. A very active member of the Bemus Point VFW post 557. Jim was the owner of a ...

Lincoln A. Fisher

A celebration of life open house for Lincoln A. Fisher, 88, of Open Meadows, North Harmony, who died Oct. 23, will be held Saturday, Nov. 25, from 1-4 p.m., at Olive's Restaurant, Chautauqua Suites, Mayville. He is survived by his wife, Joanna (Saxton); sons: Tim (Sandy) and Andy (Lou); four ...

Suzanne McVay Tibbitts

GREECE — On Nov. 12, 2017, Suzanne McVay Tibbitts passed away surrounded by her loving family. She will be forever remembered by her devoted husband, Wesley Tibbitts; her brother, children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. Suzanne spent her life helping others as a registered nurse ...

Lillian Mae Johnson

Lillian Mae Johnson, age 95, of Warsaw, formerly of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away on Nov. 9, 2017, at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw. She was born June 5, 1922, in Oregon, Ill., daughter of the late George and Bessie Barber Stultz. Lillian worked for many years as a ...

Richard B. Garvin

Richard B. Garvin, 57, of Falconer, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, in his home following a lengthy illness. He was born Sept. 17, 1960, in Jamestown, a son of Harley and Corene Mae Hamrick Garvin. He was employed by Jamestown Community College and earlier had worked for Chautauqua Hardware ...

Thomas W. Dodd

WESTFIELD — Thomas W. Dodd, 89, of Main Street, Barcelona, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at home following an extended illness. Tom was born on August 3, 1928, in Pittsburgh, Pa., a son of the late Thomas W. and Clara (Simmons) Dodd. His family moved from Pittsburgh to England when ...

Nora Mae Zimmerman Schwab

Nora Mae Zimmerman Schwab, 90, of China Grove, N.C., formerly of Falconer, N.Y., Bradenton, Fla., and 165 Aldren Ave., Jamestown, passed away Friday (Nov. 17, 2017) in Glenn Kiser Hospice Home, in Salisbury, N.C. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 25, 2017) in the Kidder Memorial ...