Obituaries

Frank C. Ferraro

A celebration of life will be held in honor of Frank Ferraro, who passed away Jan. 17, 2019, in Rock Hill, S.C., on May 25, from 2-5 p.m., at Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church, Jamestown St., Sugar Grove, Pa. He is survived by his daughter, Amy Rose (Kent); granddaughters: Kristina ...

Jeanne C. Nichols

1936 – 2019 Jeanne C. Nichols, 82, of Cattaraugus. entered into heavenly rest May 14, 2019, with family at her side. She was born Sept. 25, 1936, in Gowanda, N.Y., to the late Joseph Donald and Jeanne Collins Barber. Jeanne graduated from Cattaraugus Central Schools in 1954. She ...

Richard D. “Rick” Anderson

Richard D. “Rick” Anderson, Jr., 55, formerly of Jamestown, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was employed as a registered nurse at Holy Cross Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Lind Funeral Home.

James D. Stelmack

James D. Stelmack, 74, of Fredonia, died, Friday, May 17, 2019, at Brooks Memorial Hospital, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Sept. 5, 1944, in Dunkirk, son of the late Joseph and Dorothy (Gostomski) Stelmack. A veteran of the U.S. Army from 1962-65. Jim retired ...

Thomas Roderick “Rod” Gillis

Thomas Roderick “Rod” Gillis, 87, of Ashville, N.Y. and Shelby, N.C., passed away at 5:10 pm Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in his home in North Carolina. An area resident for most of his life, he was born December 21, 1931 in Collins, N.Y., a son of the late Raymond Archibald and Bertha ...

Ryan Kent Brooks

Ryan Kent Brooks, 46, of Dearing Avenue, Jamestown, passed away, Thursday, May 16, 2019, as the result of an automobile accident in the Town of Salamanca. He was born Jan. 6, 1973 in Jamestown, the son of Dean and Penny (Barber) Peterson of Salamanca. Ryan was a 1991 graduate of ...

Christopher J. Piazza

Christopher J. Piazza, 93, of Girard, Pa., formerly of Falconer passed away Friday, May 17, 2019, in his son’s home in Girard. A lifelong area resident he was born May 30, 1925 in Jamestown, the son of the late Salvatore and Vincenzia “Jennie” Piazza. Chris attended Falconer High ...

Joyce B. Workens

Joyce B. Workens, 75, of West Ellicott, N.Y., passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at White Oak Manor Nursing Home, Waxhaw, N.C. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. A complete obituary will be published in the Monday edition of The Post-Journal. Funeral arrangements are ...

James L. Hansen

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — James L. Hansen, 60, of Jamestown, NY, passed away suddenly on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at his home, due to natural causes. He was born May 30, 1958, in Miami, Fla., the son of James G. Hansen and Janet M. Hansen of Mayville. Besides his parents, he is survived by his ...

Willie Frank Davis

Willie Frank Davis, 67, of Lakewood, passed away unexpectedly Thursday May 16, 2019, in his home. He was born May 25, 1951, in Corinth, Miss., the son of the late Booster Keys and Ivory Harsley. He graduated from Jamestown High School in 1969. He also graduated from Huron University and ...

Christopher J. Piazza

Christopher J. Piazza, 93, of Girard, Pa., formerly of Falconer, passed away Friday (May 17, 2019) in his son’s home in Girard. Arrangements will be announced by the Falconer Funeral Home.

Paul M. Motrynczuk

WARREN — Paul M. Motrynczuk, 60, of Warren, formerly of Mayville, died on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at his home in Warren, Pa. He was born Oct. 24, 1958, in Westfield, N.Y., the son of Paul Motrynczuk and the late Agathe Gsantner Motrynczuk. Paul had been an ads salesman for the Times ...

Ryan Kent Brooks

Ryan Kent Brooks, 46, of Dearing Avenue, Jamestown, passed away, Thursday, May 16, 2019, as the result of an automobile accident in the town of Salamanca. He was the son of Dean and Penny (Barber) Peterson of Salamanca. The family will receive relatives and friends from 5-8 Monday in the ...

G. Ronald Will

FORESTVILLE — G. Ronald Will, 94, of Gibbs Road Forestville, died Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Buffalo General Hospital, following a brief illness. Mr. Will was born in Forestville, on Jan. 15, 1925, the son of the late George V. and Edith (Barris) Will. He was a graduate of ...

Roscoe Allen Knapp

Roscoe Allen Knapp, 90, of Clarendon, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Roscoe was born Jan. 19, 1929, to the late Roscoe and Nina (Abbott) Knapp. Roscoe was 1947 graduate of Warren High School and studied ministry for five years in Washington D.C. He was a former United Methodist ...

Connie Lee Swartz Hitchcock

1942 – 2019 Connie Lee Swartz Hitchcock, 76, of Sinclairville passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Buffalo General Hospital. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Paul Edward Hitchcock Sr.; a son, Paul Edward Hitchcock Jr.; daughters: Alice Caroline (Kevin) Carlson of ...

Bruce Edward Felt

Bruce Edward Felt of Columbus, Ohio, born July 30, 1939, has gone home to be with his Savior. He passed into the arms of Jesus on May 13, 2019, at home and surrounded by his family. To read the full obituary and to share a condolence with the family, please visit www.NewcomerColum bus.com.

“Busty” Sebastian Iuculano

“Busty” Sebastian Iuculano, 57, passed away unexpectedly, in the home he built, on May 14, 2019. Busty was born April 15, 1962, in Jamestown, to Frank and Carmela Iuculano. He graduated from Jamestown High School in 1980 and quickly found his passion for building. His skills and hard ...

Roscoe Knapp

Roscoe Knapp, 90, of Clarendon, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at the Heritage Group Home in Gerry, NY. The Peterson-Blick Funeral Home Inc., has been entrusted with arrangements. A complete obituary will be published when available.

Kevin A. Thalheimer

OTTO, N.Y. — Kevin A. Thalheimer, 48, of Otto N.Y., passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019, at his home . He was born May 4, 1971, in Gowanda, N.Y., the son of the late Allan Lee Thalheimer and Jeanette (Benson) Thalheimer who survives. Mr Thalheimer was a truck driver and Milk Hauler for ...