Obituaries

Charles Gordon “Gordy” Carlberg

Gordy Carlberg, 91, of Brookdale Senior Living in Lakewood, N.Y., passed away Friday (Jan. 12, 2018) in UPMC Chautauqua WCA. He was born Sept. 28, 1926, in Jamestown, N.Y., the son of the late Charles and Stella Johnson Carlberg. Gordy was a 1945 graduate of Falconer High School and ...

Donna M. Roberts

Donna M. Roberts, 78, of Falconer, passed away Thursday (Jan. 11, 2018) in Heritage Village Rehab and Skilled Nursing. A lifelong area resident, she was born April 30, 1939, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Hugh and Mildred Catlin Scott. Donna was a graduate of Falconer High School ...

Linda K. Cusimano

Linda K. Cusimano, 73, formerly of Jamestown, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Synder Memorial Health Care Center. A Jamestown native, she was born May 12, 1944, a daughter of the late John Weatherup and Lucille Swanson Allen. She was a 1962 graduate of Jamestown High School. She was employed ...

James A. Costlow

James A. Costlow, 75, of 9 Oriole St., Kennedy, passed away Thursday (Jan. 11, 2018) at his home. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday in the funeral home. A complete obituary ...

Ortha E. Georgakis

Ortha E. Georgakis, 70, of 808 Prendergast Ave., went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. She was the wife of Anthony Georgakis. Arrangements will be announced by the Lind Funeral Home.

Lester H. Phelps

Lester H. Phelps, 85, of Findley Lake, N.Y., died peacefully on Jan. 10, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born March 10, 1932, in Ripley, N.Y., to Charles and Vera May Colt Phelps. He was the seventh and last living of the eight children: James, Edith, William, Edna, Cora, ...

Eleanor J. ”Ellie” Favata

Eleanor J. ‘‘Ellie” Favata, 84, of 359 S. Main St., Jamestown, passed away at 6:21 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in UPMC Chau-tauqua WCA. A lifelong area resident, she was born Aug. 21, 1933, in Fredonia, N.Y., a daughter of the late Frank and Jean Gervase Sevola. She was a 1951 ...

Douglas J. Tibbetts

Douglas J. Tibbetts, 69, passed away peacefully at Heritage Park on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at 2 p.m. due to a recent diagnosis of stage 4 lung cancer. Doug enjoyed the outdoors, riding his Harley Davidson and spending time with all of his family and many friends. He was an active member of ...

Thomas Feldman

Thomas Feldman passed away on Jan. 9, 2018, in his home in Steamburg, N.Y. Tom is survived by his wife, Donna Feldman; sisters: Jeanne Feldman and Sue Feldman; three sons, all of Texas; his stepchildren and spouse: Rachel and Mike Sheldon, Andrew and Sarah Hickok and Casey and Matt Toner; ...

Sarah Jane Hatch

Sarah Jane Hatch, 88, formerly of Meadow Lane, Jamestown, passed away Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in UPMC Chautauqua WCA. She was born Jan. 30, 1929, in Oil City, Pa., the daughter of the late James and Jessie Carson Peterson. Sarah had been employed at Things Remembered in the Chautauqua Mall. ...

Edward D.A. Westerlund

Edward D.A. Westerlund, 59, of 5094 Kortwright Road, Ashville, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in his home. He was born Aug. 9, 1958, in Jamestown, the son of the late Carl A.G. and Nancy Derby Westerlund. Edward was an expert welder/fabricator and enjoyed mechanical work, ...

Richard Otto “Dick” Ulrich

Richard Otto "Dick" Ulrich, 78, of Cassadaga, departed this life peacefully, Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in his home, with his family by his side. Dick was born Feb. 13, 1939, in Cherry Creek, a son of the late Otto and Marjorie Howard Ulrich, in the home of his grandparents. He was a graduate of ...

Charles L. “Charlie” Troutman

RANDOLPH — Charles L. "Charlie" Troutman, 64, of Archer Hill Road, Randolph, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in the town of Charlotte of natural causes following a medical emergency and automobile fire. Charlie was born May 30, 1953, in Clarion, Pa., the son of the late Clarence and ...

Bruce A. Johnson

A memorial service for Bruce A. Johnson, 86, of 409 Prospect St., formerly of Forest Avenue, who died Dec. 18, 2017, will be held at noon Saturday in Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the church. He was the husband of Donna Johnson. He ...

Donald O. Taylor

Donald O. Taylor, 82, of Busti-Sugar Grove Road, Jamestown, N.Y., passed away on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at his residence. He was born Dec. 22, 1935, in Corry, Pa., the son of the late Glennard and Belle Woodard Taylor. Don was raised and educated in Sugar Grove and graduated from Sugar Grove ...

Edward “Big Ed” Jaquith

Edward "Big Ed" Jaquith, 77, of Cassadaga, is at peace, Jan. 9, 2018. Born Sept. 4, 1940, in Jamestown, a son of the late Edgar and Ceceila Woods Jaquith. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Ed was employed as a welder at Dahlstrom's, Jamestown for 29 years and Hope's Windows, Jamestown, ...

Jean M. Lyon

Jean M. Lyon, 98, formerly of Falconer, passed away Tuesday (Jan, 9, 2018) in the Lutheran Home. A lifelong area resident, she was born Jan, 6, 1920, in her home on Elmwood Avenue in Falconer, the daughter of the late Ernest O. and Georgia Metcalfe LeRoy. Jean was a 1938 graduate of ...

Clair R. Ohls Jr.

Clair R. Ohls Jr., 78, of Jamestown, passed away Saturday (Jan. 6, 2018) in his home. He was born April 22, 1939, in Soldier, Pa., the son of the late Clair R. and Lois V. Kunsulman Ohls Sr. Clair was a graduate of Randolph High School and Jamestown Community College. He was a veteran of ...

Donald Eugene Schmoke

Donald Eugene Schmoke, 78, of Jamestown N.Y., passed away Jan., 8, 2018 surrounded by family. Donald was born in Sergeant, Pa., on Sept. 24, 1939. He was the loving husband of Eleanor Elisabeth Lenor Anderson Schmoke. Donald worked as a laborer and for Don Gages for many years. Donald ...

Eleanor J. Favata

Eleanor J. Favata, 84, of 359 S. Main St., Jamestown, passed away at 6:21 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in UPMC Chautauqua WCA. She was the wife of Philip J. Favata and was a retired employee of the City of Jamestown Department of Development. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated ...