Obituaries

Fredrick Stanley Brown

BROCTON — Fredrick Stanley Brown, 86, of Brocton, formerly of Mayville, died, Thursday, May 10, 2018, at Westfield Memorial Hospital. He was born April 23, 1932, in Dewittville, N.Y., the son of the late Fredrick and Grace Osborn Brown. Fred had worked at Dunkirk Ice Cream, the New ...

Edith Morris Ward

Edith Ward, 97, formerly of Bemus Point and Minnetonka, Minn., died May 9, 2018, at the Lutheran Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Jamestown, N.Y. She was born, June 21, 1920, the daughter of Albert Edward and Mary Jane (Jenkinson) Morris in the village of Parton in the Lakes ...

John L. Jose Jr.

John L. Jose Jr., 39, of 119 Elizabeth St., formerly of Charleston, S.C., died unexpectedly Wednesday May 9, 2018, in his home. He was born April 27, 1979, in Tacoma, Wash., one of 11 children born to John and Paulette Hicks Jose Sr. He had been employed by Comprehensive Health Services as ...

Andrew J. Larson Jr.

Andrew J. Larson Jr., 70, of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away at 4:35 a.m. Thursday, May 3, 2018, in the Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility, following a brief illness. A lifelong area resident, he was born April 28, 1948, in Jamestown, N.Y., a son of the late Andrew J. Larson Sr. ...

Ruth W. Sanderson

Ruth W. Sanderson, 94, formerly of the Driftwood Road in Greenhurst, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Heritage Park Rehab & Skilled Nursing. She was the widow of Dr. Charles W. Sanderson, whom she married June 23, 1946, and who died Nov. 4, 1995. Ruth was born Dec. 2, 1923, in ...

Philip E. “Phil” Proctor

Philip E. "Phil" Proctor, 63, of Fairview, Pa., passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018. Born in Westfield, New York March 4, 1955, he was a son of the late Rexford L. and Joan K. (Kormos) Proctor. He graduated from Clymer Central High School and attended the State University of New York at ...

George T. Short

George T. Short, 92, of Falconer. passed away Friday (May 11, 2018) in his home. He was the husband to the late Beatrice L. Benson Short. whom he married Aug/ 26, 1950, and who died Oct 22, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by the Falconer Funeral Home.

Donald F. Caswell

Donald F. Caswell, 88, of Falconer, passed away Thursday (May 10, 2018) in UPMC Chautauqua WCA. He was born June 18, 1929, in Randolph, N.Y., the son of the late Roy N. and Isabel A. Meacham Caswell. Don was a 1948 graduate of Randolph High School. In the 1950s, he was employed by Art Metal ...

John L. Rader

John L. Rader, 78, of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away at 3:13 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2018, in his home, surrounded by his family, following a lengthy illness. An area resident for most of his life, he was born March 13, 1940, in Nu Mine, Pa., one of eight children to the late Kenneth and Mary ...

Elsie Samuelson Samuelson

March 18, 1927 to May 7, 2018 Elsie Samuelson Samuelson, was born on March 18, 1927, in Jamestown, N.Y., to Herman and Signe Samuelson of Bemus Point, N.Y. Elsie passed away peacefully on May 7, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. Elsie was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 66 years, James ...

Alice I. Olson

Alice I. Olson, 95, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018, in the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Oct. 22, 1922, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Carl Samuel and Jennie Olive Linn Anderson. Alice was a graduate of Jamestown High School, class of 1941. Prior to ...

Leafah E. Scarberry

Leafah E. Scarberry, 88, formerly of Falconer, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Heritage Village, Gerry. Wife of the late Charles E. Scarberry; mother of Sonja (late Arthur) Saxton of Gerry and Blair Scarberry of Jamestown. Memorial service 4 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Jordan ...

Ruth W. Sanderson

Ruth W. Sanderson, 94, formerly of Driftwood Road in Greenhurst, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at the Heritage Park Rehab & Skilled Nursing Facility. She was the widow of the late Dr. Charles W. Sanderson. Her funeral arrangements will be announced by the Lind Funeral Home

Fredrick Stanley Brown

BROCTON — Fredrick Stanley Brown, 86, of Brocton, formerly of Mayville, died Thursday, May 10, 2018, at Westfield Memorial Hospital. Arrangments are incomplete and will be announced by the Freay Funeral Home in Mayville when finalized.

Rance Freeman Sr.

BEMUS POINT — Rance Freeman Sr., 63, of Bemus Point, formerly of Mayville, died, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at his home, with family by his side. He was born Sept. 15, 1954, in Westfield, N.Y., the son of the late Mathew and Dorothy Lincoln Freeman. Rance had been self-employed in the ...

Winslow T. “Ted” Shearman

Winslow T. "Ted" Shearman, 87, of Johnson City, N.Y., passed away Tuesday (May 8, 2018) at the Susquehanna Nursing and Rehab Center in Johnson City. He was born Oct. 5, 1930, in Jamestown, the son of William W. and Aurilla Lanning Shearman. Ted was a 1948 graduate of Falconer High ...

Cassandra “Casey” Garcia

Cassandra "Casey" Garcia, 37, of Jamestown, passed away May 7, 2018, at UMPC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh. Casey was born in Jamestown, N.Y., on April 24, 1981, to John Jimerson and Zina Abbey. Casey is survived by her three daughters: Saphire Garcia, Ashantay Garcia and Shaliyah ...

Geraldine L. “Gerry” Wennberg

A memorial service for Geraldine L. "Gerry" Wennberg, 96, formerly of 136 Aldren Ave., will be held at 2 p.m.. Saturday May 12, at the Kiantone Fire Department. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service in the fire hall. Light refreshments will follow the service. The ...

Duane H. Hook Jr.

Duane H. Hook Jr., 82, of Jackson Run Road, Warren, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Warren General Hospital. He was born June 17, 1935, in Warren, a son to the late Duane and Mildred Anderson Hook Sr. Duane was a 1953 graduate of the Sugar Grove High School. He then went on to ...

Ardith P. Schuckers

Surrounded by her children and grandchildren, Ardith P. Schuckers, 84, passed peacefully at her home the morning of May 9, 2018. A life-long resident of Chautauqua County, Ardy is a daughter of Harold B. and Edith Abbey Parsons, and was one of 14 children. She is survived by her children: ...