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Obituaries

Michelina “Mickey” Coccagnia

ELMIRA — Michelina “Mickey” Coccagnia, 82, passed away after a brief illness on Sept. 23, 2020, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Michelina was the daughter of the late Leonello and Maria Maracchioni Gregori. She is predeceased by her grandson, Christopher Brown; sisters: Josephine ...

Betty J. Ryder

Betty J. Ryder, 82, formerly of Frewsburg, passed away Wednesday (Sept. 23, 2020) at Heritage Green Rehab and Skilled Nursing. She was born Dec. 22, 1937, in Richmond, Va., the daughter of Albert and Doris Bunce Ecker. Betty retired from the Resource Center and prior to that she had been ...

Rodney Dale Nickerson

Rodney Dale Nickerson, 60, was a resident of Hardee County until moving to Lakeland in 1979, passed away at Advent Health Sebring on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. He was born on Nov. 15, 1959, in Albuquerque, N.M. Rodney was the owner of Perpetual Technology Solutions of Lakeland. He attended ...

Frank H. Parsons Jr.

Frank H. Parsons Jr., 79, of Gerry, passed away Thursday (Sept. 10, 2020) in his home. A lifelong area resident, he was born Jan. 15, 1941, in Jamestown, the son of the late Frank H. and Mildred Kinney Parsons Sr. Frank attended Falconer High School and enjoyed hunting, fishing and ...

Robert L. Beckerink

Robert L. Beckerink, 90, of Clymer, N.Y., passed away in his sleep on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at the Corry Manor. Born in Corry, Pa. on Feb. 4, 1930, to Lawrence and Jennie (Duink) Beckerink, Bob lived his life devoted to family and farm. Graduating from Clymer High School in 1948, Bob ...

Susan Frost Anderson

MAYVILLE — Susan Frost Anderson passed away peacefully Sept. 22, 2020, in the presence of her three loving daughters. Susan or Sue as she was known to friends, was a longtime member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Columbus, Ohio. She was a loving elementary school teacher for 30 years, ...

Sister Teresita Richardson, OSF

A person of many talents and many interests, Sister Teresita passed away suddenly on Sept. 18, in the health care center at 201 Reist St. She was 84 years of age. Sister Teresita lived 43 years as a Franciscan Missionary Sister of the Divine Child and 16 years as a Sister of St. Francis of the ...

Jennifer (Lattuca) Newhall

Jennifer (Lattuca) Newhall, 44, of Jamestown, N.Y., beloved wife and mother, passed to the other side of the veil on Sept. 23, 2020, following a hard-fought battle with cancer. Jennifer reminded us all that you need not be tall to be looked up to. What she lacked in stature she made up for in ...

Archie Cairns Miller

Archie Cairns Miller, 89, of Preston Pointe in Cary, N.C., formerly of Rocky Mount, N.C., Jamestown, N.Y., and Buffalo, N.Y., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, at WakeMed Hospital in Cary from COVID-19 He was born Oct. 28, 1930, in McKeesport, Pa., the son of the late Archie Miller and ...

Thomas D. “Tom” Cook Jr.

Thomas D. “Tom” Cook Jr., 77, of Bemus Point “Point Stockholm,” formerly of Jamestown, passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in the Rouse Home, Youngsville, Pa. He was born June 14, 1943, in Dunkirk, the son of the late Thomas and Esther Carlson Cook Sr. Tom was a 1961 ...

Betty J. Ryder

Betty J. Ryder, 82, formerly of Frewsburg, passed away Wednesday (Sept. 23, 2020) at Heritage Green Rehab and Skilled Nursing. She was born Dec. 22, 1937, in Richmond, Va., the daughter of Albert and Doris Bunce Ecker. Betty retired from the Resource Center and prior to that she had been ...

MaryAnne Dietrick

MaryAnne Dietrick, 78, formerly of Lakewood, N.Y., peacefully earned her wings Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 at Heritage Green Rehab & Skilled Nursing. A lifelong area resident, she was born March 28, 1942, in Jamestown, to the late Alfred and Constance Zannelli. MaryAnne was an Avon sales ...

Barbara Jean Fletcher Remington

Barbara Jean Fletcher Remington, passed away Aug. 8, 2020, at The Woodland, Farmville Va., where she had resided for several years. Barbara was born Feb. 9, 1937, to T. Milton and Katharine Fletcher, Ivy Street, Jamestown, N.Y. Barbara was the eldest of the three daughters blessed to Milt ...

Robert L. Beckerink

Robert L. Beckerink, 90, of Clymer, N.Y., passed away on Wednesday Sep-tember 23, 2020 at the Corry Manor. Calling hours are Sunday from 2-5 p.m., at the Spitzer Funeral Home, 8728 E. Main St., Clymer, N.Y. NYS CO-VID regulations require masks be worn and social distancing be observer. ...

Jennifer (Lattuca) Newhall

Jennifer (Lattuca) Newhall, 44, of Jamestown, N.Y., beloved wife and mother, passed to the other side of the veil on Sept. 23, 2020, following a hard-fought battle with cancer. Jennifer reminded us all that you need not be tall to be looked up to. What she lacked in stature she made up ...

Carol A. Gregoreski

Carol A. Gregoreski, 76, of Dunkirk, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born Oct. 31, 1943, in Tonawanda, N.Y., to Milton and Helen (Lucas) Moline. From the time she was toddler, Carol lived with and was raised by her paternal aunt, Lillian ...

Rev. Dr. Kenneth ‘‘Ken’’ H. Swanberg

The Rev. Dr. Kenneth ‘‘Ken’’ H. Swanberg, 90, of Moline, Ill., passed away, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, at New Perspective, Silvis. The family would like to thank the staff of New Perspective and Compassus Hospice nurses for their compassionate care. Private family services were be ...

Sebastian “Busty” Margaglio

Sebastian “Busty” Margaglio, 87, formerly of 10 Franklin St., Jamestown and Dunnedin, Fla., passed away March 16, 2020, in Jamestown. He was born Nov. 20, 1932, in Tortorici, Sicily, and was a son of the late Rosario and Sebastiana Lupica Margaglio. He came to the United States in 1959 ...

Sandra “Sandy” (Focer) Whitney

Sandra “Sandy” (Focer) Whitney passed away peacefully with her family at her side Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Durham, N.C. She was born Oct. 1, 1943, in Pittsburgh, Pa., to David and Lois (Linkenheimer) Focer, Sandy was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend ...

Misty Dawn Johnson

Please join us for the celebration and remembrance of a most loving person to all the community. Misty was a loving wife, dedicated mother and devoted her life to helping others achieve greatness in theirs. Join us for a celebration of her life and share your wonderful memories with us on ...