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Obituaries

Kipling G. Olson

MAYVILLE — Kipling “Kip” G. Olson, 69 of Mayville, passed away at his home with family at his side on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 following a brief illness. He was born Nov. 30, 1951 in Jamestown, N.Y., the son of the late Gilbert L. and Lorna Locker Olson. Kip was a 1969 graduate of ...

Clarence I. Evans

GOWANDA — Clarence I. Evans age 87 of Gowanda passed away Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 at the Mercy Hospital in South Buffalo. Clarence was born in the White Township, Cambria County, P.A. May 3, 1933 the son of Thomas I. and Mae F. (Bush) Evans, he honorably served his country with the U. S. Army ...

Robert D. Juul

Robert D. Juul, 88, of Youngsville, P.A. and formerly of Springville, N.Y., passed away on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital in Erie, P.A. He was born on Dec. 8, 1932 in Jamestown, N.Y.; a son to the late Oskar W. and Doris M. (Anderson) Juul. Robert graduated from Jamestown High ...

Angel L. Ortiz Rodriguez

Angel L. Ortiz Rodriguez, 43, of Jamestown, passed away unexpectedly Friday (Feb. 26, 2021) in UPMC Chautauqua/ WCA Hospital. His funeral service will be Wednesday March 3, 2021 in Puerta Del Cielo Church in Jamestown at 11 a.m. Arrangements will be announced by the Falconer Funeral Home.

Melburn E. Landin

Melburn E. Landin, 90, of Sugar Grove, P.A., passed away on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 at the John and Orpha Blair hospice house. A complete obituary will be announced through the Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, in Youngsville, when available.

Maj. Albert W. Sheldon

Maj. Albert Willie “Bill” Sheldon, 81, died peacefully at home on Jan. 18, 2021. The son of predeceased Charlie and Thelma Sheldon of Cherry Creek, N.Y. One of five sons, two predeceased and two surviving. He was a graduate of Pine Valley Central School in South Dayton, N.Y., in 1957. ...

Ryan Short

Ryan Michael Short, 26, of 336 E. Main St., Falconer, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at UPMC Chautauqua following a long history and battle with seizures. He was born Aug. 24, 1994, in Westfield and was the son of Tammie Simpson Swanson. He was a graduate of Falconer High School. Ryan found ...

Joann B. Huntington

Joann B. Huntington, 88, of Jamestown passed away Friday (Feb. 26, 2021) surrounded by her family in her home. A life long area resident she was born Aug. 17, 1932, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Edward and Helen Anderson Arnold. Joann was a graduate of Jamestown High School and in ...

Lani Marie Brooks

Lani Marie Brooks, 54, of Aldrich Street, Gowanda, formerly of Little Valley, passed away at 6 a.m., Friday (Feb. 26, 2021) at home after an extended illness with her family by her side. She was born Nov. 16, 1966, in Olean, the daughter of the late Richard and Beverly R. (Barber) ...

Robin Schoener

Robin Schoener, daughter of the late Fred and Jean Schoener of Westfield, died in her home in Oak Bluffs, Mass. Feb. 3, 2021, after a long and valiant fight with appendix cancer. She was 67 years old. Robin traveled extensively and after living in several other countries including Egypt, ...

Ronald James “RJ” Hooker

Ronald James “RJ” Hooker passed away at UPMC Chautauqua, Jamestown, N.Y., on Feb. 22, 2021. RJ, as he was known by family and friends, was born in WCA Hospital, Jamestown, N.Y., on June 11, 1965, to the late Gordon K. and Jean M. Burch Hooker. RJ grew up in Sherman, N.Y., and then lived ...

Lynn Johnson

Lynn A. Johnson Jr, 93 of Gerry, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 16, 2021. He was born Sept. 21, 1927, in Gerry, son of Lynn Sr. and Amelia Johnson. He was retired from the postal service where he worked for 30 years. He was an avid golfer, playing until 90 .He was a member of the Gerry ...

Bernice Chandler

Bernice I. Stratton Coleson Chandler, 71, of Jamestown, NY, passed away on Thursday January 28, 2021, at UPMC Chautauqua in Jamestown. A lifelong area resident, she was born September 8, 1949 in Jamestown, a daughter of the late Edgar L. and Inez Brooks Stratton. She was a 1969 graduate of ...

Robert Crick

Robert A. Crick, 80, of Walnut Street, Lakewood, died Tuesday February 23, 2021, in his home in the loving care of his wife and Hospice. He was born September 28, 1940, in Jamestown, the son of the late Arthur B. and Dorothy Rivers Crick. He was a Korean War veteran of the US Navy serving ...

Barbara D. Paruolo

Barbara D. Paruolo, 85, of 22 Charles Street Frewsburg, NY passed away February 25, 2021 in Warren Manor following complications she suffered from a stroke. She was born August 21, 1935 in Manhattan, NY to the late Albert and Mary Van Overberghe. She is survived by her sister, Karen Placek ...

Henry Herbert Magnuson

MAPLE SPRINGS — Henry Herbert (Herb) Magnuson, 88 of Maple Springs, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Saint Vincent Hospital in Erie PA. He was born October 25, 1932 in Jamestown, NY, the son of the late Henry William and Alice Jacobson Magnuson. He and his family moved to ...

Clothilda Rosalie Piazza Costa

Clothilda Rosalie (Clo) Piazza Costa, 83, of Lakewood, passed away on Feb. 22, 2021, in Dunkirk. Clo was born in Garfield, N.J., to Dominic and Jennie Brancato Piazza on June 28, 1937. She graduated from Jamestown High School in 1955. She then attended Carnegie Institute in Cleveland, ...

Henry Herbert (Herb) Magnuson

MAPLE SPRINGS- Henry Herbert (Herb) Magnuson was born Oct. 25, 1932, in Jamestown, the son of the late Henry William and Alice Jacobson Magnuson. He and his family moved to Mayville in 1933 to 16 Morris St. He attended Mayville Central School. He joined the Naval Reserve in 1949 and signed ...

Kristina M. “Kristy” Green

Kristina M. “Kristy” Green, 43, of Killeen, Texas, formally of Lakewood, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday (Feb. 16, 2021) in Ascension Seton Williamson Medical Center in Round Rock, Texas. She was born Oct. 11, 1977 in Jamestown, the daughter of Harold P. Green of Lakewood and Deborah ...

Henry “Tom” Corbran

Henry T. “Tom” Corbran Jr., 83, of Westfield passed away peacefully following an extended illness surrounded by his family on Tuesday morning, Feb. 23, 2021, at his home. He was born on June 18, 1937, in Jamestown, the son of the late Henry T. and Wanda (Sadlowe) Corbran Sr. He married ...