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Obituaries

Calvin R. Carr

Calvin R. Carr, 90, formerly of 1502 Blockville- Watts Flats Road, Ashville, passed away Friday, July 31, 2020 at Warren Manor. He was born April 27, 1930, in Jamestown, the son of the late Ray David and Lillian Barth Carr, and was a graduate of James-town High School. Cal had most ...

James Murray

James Murray, 78, of Lakeland, Fla., formerly of Falconer, N.Y., passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Lake-land. He was born Feb. 20, 1942, in Dunkirk, N.Y., to Robert J Murray and Helen Laughlin Murray. Best known as “Mr. Murray” to family, friends ...

George Robert Smith Jr.

George Robert Smith Jr., 59, of Charlotte, N.C., passed away Sunday, July, 26, 2020. at Atrium Health - Pineville Hospital in Charlotte, N.C., after a short illness. George, known as Bob to many, was born on Oct. 10, 1960, in Jamestown, N.Y., the son of George Robert and the late June E. ...

Barbara J. (Phillips) Butcher

Barbara J. (Phillips) Butcher, 79, longtime resident, retired village clerk and trustee for the Village of South Dayton, N.Y., died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 at Charis Senior Home in Walton Hills, Ohio. She was born Nov. 29, 1940 in Silver Creek, N.Y., the daughter of the late Glenn R. ...

James A, Modica

James A, Modica, 74, of Middleburg, Fla., died on Jube 20, 2020, at Kindred Hospital in Green Cove Springs, Fla., after and ex-tended illness. He was born May 30, 1946, to Vincent and Margaret Anderson Modica in Jamestown, N.Y. He graduated from Jamestown High School in 1964, He served in ...

Richard C. “Dick” Damon

The graveside service for Richard C. “Dick” Damon, of Niobe, who passed away on July 2, 2020, that was scheduled for this Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, has been postponed to the spring of 2021 due to the Covid-19 restrictions and mandates. The service date and time will be announced by the ...

Kay E. Conlan

Kay E. Conlan, 85, of 5 Carroll St., Frewsburg, passed away Sunday (Aug. 2, 2020) at her home. She was born Aug. 12, 1934, in Hornell, the daughter of Robert and Mary Mosher O’Brien. In early years, she had worked as a telephone operator and later for the former Quality Markets for many ...

Gordon M Ellis Sr.

Gordon M. Ellis Sr., 83, of Saucier, Miss., formally of Cherry Creek, N.Y., passed away Aug. 1, 2020 in Gulfport, Miss. Gordon was born in Leon, N.Y. April 20,1937, to Elliott J Ellis Sr. and Mary Catherine (Wells) Ellis. Nothing was more important to Gordon than his family. He is survived ...

Betty Cline Scholl

Betty Jean Cline was born in Seneca Falls, N.Y., on Aug. 11, 1935, to Lloyd and Jesse (Deal) Cline, and was one of five children. Betty grew up in Seneca Falls, and after all her travels, she still considered Seneca Falls home. Betty attended Milford Filmore Hospital School of Nursing, ...

John H Siggins II

John H Siggins II, 69, of Busti, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, July 30, 2020, in UPMC Chautauqua. He was born Jan. 2, 1951, in Jamestown, the son of the late John H and Lura Bucklin Siggins. John graduated from Southwestern Central School in 1969 and he earned his associate’s ...

Nancy L. Annis

Nancy L. Annis, 90, of The Lutheran Retirement Home, formerly of Frewsburg, passed away Sunday, (Aug. 2, 2020) at her home. She was born Feb. 23, 1930, in Jamestown, the daughter of O. Theodore and Dorothy Williams Johnson. Nancy had been employed for many years as a registered nurse at WCA ...

Kathryn Roth

Kathryn Roth, 103, formerly of 5228 Route 474, Ashville, passed away Friday, July 31, 2020, at Heritage Village. She was born March 29, 1917, in Sheffield, Pa., a daughter of the late John and Marie Moore Roth. Before retirement, she was self-employed as a housekeeper throughout Chautauqua ...

Karen Swartz

A celebration of life for Karen Swartz, who passed away July 7, 2020, will be held Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 6360 Route 242, Ellicottville, N.Y., with the Rev. Daniel Buringrud officiating. Those wishing to may view service on St. Paul’s Lutheran ...

Keith Tilyou

Keith Tilyou, 26, of Ripley, passed away Aug. 1, 2020. He was born Nov. 26, 1993, the son of Larry and Carol Tilyou. Keith graduated from Ripley Central in 2011. Keith is survived by his father, Larry Tilyou; his si-blings: Eric (Tammy Sawyer) Overend, Teresa Van Houten, Michelle (Mike ...

Dolores M. Maynard

KENNEDY, N.Y. — Dolores M. Maynard, 83, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Lakewood, N.Y., of natural causes. The family will receive relatives and friends from 4-7 p.m., Wednesday at the Van Rensselaer & Son Funeral Home, 14 Church St., Randolph, N.Y. The full ...

Harold L. Reynolds

Harold L. Reynolds, 89, of Conewango Valley, entered into rest Aug. 1, 2020. He was born on April 9, 1931 in Little Valley, N.Y. to the late Leland and Izola Reynolds. Harold loved farming on his land, John Deere Tractors, strawberries, Western Movies and spending time with family and ...

Louise Denka

Louise Denka, 88, of 35 Meadow Lane, Jamestown, N.Y. passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2020. A proud, lifelong resident of Jamestown, Louise was born July 7, 1932 to E. George Denka and Jane Treska Denka. Louise attended Jamestown High School, graduating in 1950. For 33 years she worked in ...

Kathryn Roth

Kathryn Roth, 103, formerly of Ashville, passed away Friday, July 31, 2020. She was the daughter of the late John and Marie Moore Roth, sister of the late Margaret Hammond Payne, Ida Brown, Freda Hedlund, Dorothy Adams, Kenneth, Fred, Walter and Edward Roth and sister-in-law of Hazel Roth. A ...

Dolores M. Maynard

KENNEDY — Dolores M. Maynard, 83, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 1, 2020, in Lakewood, N.Y. of natural causes. She was the widow of Richard Maynard (1988). Arrangements will be announced by the Van Rensselaer & Son Funeral Home, 14 Church Street, Randolph, N.Y. To ...

Onalee C. Williams

A memorial service for Onalee C. Williams, 77, of Sugar Grove, Pa., who died March 19, 2020, will be held on Saturday, August 8, at 11 am at the outdoor pavilion of the Sugar Grove Amvets, 3838 Stoney Run Rd, Sugar Grove, Pa 16350. The Rev. Billy Hughes will be officiating.