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Obituaries

Richard Harper Furlow Sr.

Richard Harper Furlow Sr., 84, of Waverly, died Sunday morning (May 17, 2020) at Hospice of the Golden Isles after an extended illness. Mr. Furlow was born in Sinclairville, N.Y., to the late Howard Samuel Furlow and Angie Viola Caulkins Furlow and had made Waverly his home for 32 years. ...

James E. “Jim” Scofield

FORESTVILLE — James E. “Jim” Scofield, 71, of Dye Road, Forestville, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020, at the Dunkirk Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Dunkirk, following a lengthy illness. He was born in Buffalo, on May 8, 1949, the son of the late Edwin A. and Rosemary (Fix) ...

Georgianna “Grandma George” Louise Duryee Hoesel

MAYVILLE — Georgianna “Grandma George” Louise Duryee Hoesel, 72, of Mayville, passed away at her home on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. She was born Feb. 22, 1948, in Erie, Pa., the daughter of Alice “Mildred” Trask Chambers and the late Carl Duryee. Georgianna had worked for 30 years ...

Robert Fredrick Whitcomb

Robert Fredrick Whitcomb, 78, of Grottoes, went to be with his Lord at his home on Thursday, May 21, 2020. He was born in Titusville, Pa., on Nov. 17, 1941, a son of the late Frances E. (Surrena) and Sidmore A. Whitcomb. Robert served in the U.S. Navy as a petty officer third class ...

Rodney Kim Silliman

Rodney Kim Silliman, 61, of Fredonia, passed away Sunday, May 24,, 2020, at home from natural causes. Born June 25, 1958, in Jamestown, he is the son of Jack and Oneita Brown Silliman of Cassadaga, Rodney earned his Eagle Scout status in 1976. He graduated from Cassadaga High School in ...

Aaron Phillip Oswalt

Aaron Phillip Oswalt, 39 of Jamestown, passed away May 23, 2020, in his home, surrounded by his family. He was born December 5, 1980 in Corry, Pa., the son of Edward Oswalt and Ronda Stoddard Kimmy. Aaron played basketball and football during his high school days. Upon his graduation from ...

Judith Parry Gregorio

Greensboro, N.C. — Judith Parry Gregorio, 74, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at Beacon Place Hospice Home. Daughter of the late William T. Parry and Vera M. Parry (Nobbs), Judith Parry was born in London, England on Feb. 12, 1946. The daughter of an American soldier ...

Eugene William Wascher

OLEAN — Eugene William Wascher, 89, passed away at the Olean General Hospital on Wednesday, May 20. He was comforted in his stairway to heaven by family members. Gene was born on April 4, 1931, in Williamsport, Pa. He was the son of the late Charles L. Wascher and his mother, Myrtle M. ...

Terrill M. Anderson

Terrill M. Anderson, 81 of Sinclairville, passed peacefully away on May 9, 2020, with family by his side at UPMC Hamot, Erie, Pa., after a brief medical illness. Born March 5, 1939, in Jamestown to Melvin and Irene Anderson. Terry retired from work in 2000, prior he had worked for Cummins ...

Frank D. Auria

Frank D. Auria, 77, of Ashville., passed away May 18, 2020, at home. He was born Sept. 18, 1942, in Jamestown, N.Y., the son of the late Frank J. and Clara Costello Auria. Frank worked as a union cement mason for 48 years. He belonged to the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, Local ...

Lois Caresse Gray Bush

Lois Caresse Gray Bush, 89, of Celoron, died Tuesday May 19, 2020, in her home. She was born Feb. 9, 1931, in Jamestown, to Roscoe Conklin Gray and Bessie Amanda Blood Gray. Caresse lived her entire life on Linwood Avenue in Celoron, attending both Celoron Elementary and Celoron High ...

Gerald P. “Gary” Crandall

Gerald P. “Gary” Crandall, 70, of Cassadaga, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at home. Born Feb. 27, 1950, in Jamestown, he is the son of the late Gerald R. and Betty J. LeBaron Crandall, and a former student of Cassadaga Valley Central School. Gary was a veteran of the Vietnam ...

Becky S. Harkins

Becky S. Harkins, 61, of Tiona, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020, at Warren General Hospital. Becky was born Oct. 14, 1958, in Warren, to the late Edmund and Shirley (Barnes) Wohlers. She had worked as a custodian at Loranger Int. and the at the Rouse Suites, retiring from there in ...

Mary Casamento

Mary Casamento passed away on Wednesday, May 20, at age 96. Mary Casamento was so beautiful and loved by so many. No one could believe that Mary was 96. She touched everyone she met with her energy, beauty and kindness. Everyone is going to miss Mary so much! Jamestown will remember Mary ...

Vicki Lynne Faust

Vicki Lynne Faust has gone to be with our Lord and Savior. Born Nov. 8, 1960, a daughter of the late Norman and Mary Ella Cable Faust. Vicki attended Southwestern Central and Emma Willard Schools. Vicki loved to see new places, having lived in California, Virginia, South Carolina and ...

Florence G. Swanson

Florence G. Swanson, 97, of 743 Falconer Street, formerly of 818 Forest Ave., died Thursday May 21, 2020, in her home surrounded by her family. A lifelong area resident, she was born July 4, 1922, in Jamestown, a daughter of the late Ephraim and Myrtle Anderson Fosberg. After attending ...

Ronald L. Carlson

Ronald L. Carlson, 92, of Sugar Grove, Pa., passed away on Friday, May 15, 2020, at his winter residence in Florida. He was born Jan. 7, 1928, in Warren, Pa., a son to the late Ivan and Marie (Black) Carlson. Ron was a member of the F&AM of Pennsylvania for over 50 years, the ...

Lois Caresse Gray Bush

Caresse Gray Bush, 89, of Celoron, died Tuesday May 19, 2020, in her home. She was born Feb. 9, 1931, in Jamestown, to Roscoe Conklin Gray and Bessie Amanda Blood Gray. Caresse lived her entire life on Linwood Avenue in Celoron, attending both Celoron Elementary and Celoron High School. ...

Becky S. Harkins

Becky S. Harkins, 61, of Tiona, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020, at the Warren General Hospital. A complete obituary will be announced through the Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Youngsville, when available.

Randall L. Ross

Randall L. Ross, 57, passed away unexpectedly due to illness on April 28, 2020, at his home in Rochester, NY. He was born July 13, 1962, in Jamestown, N.Y., to Paul and Barabara (Wolfe) Ross, the first of four children. After graduating from Jamestown High School in 1980, he proceeded to ...