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Obituaries

Margaret Maurer

A Memorial Mass for Margaret Maurer, 89, of Jamestown, who died Aug. 16, 2019, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in Holy Apostles Parish, Ss. Peter & Paul Church. The family will greet friends following the service at the church. The wife of Nandor Maurer, Margaret had worked as a ...

Judith A. Asquith

CASSADAGA, N.Y. — A memorial service for Judith A. Asquith who passed away Sept. 13, 2019, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at 1 p.m., from Cassadaga Park Church.

Robert L. Minekime

Robert L. Minekime, 72, of Stockton, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at UPMC Chautauqua. He was born Jan. 30, 1947, in Salamanca, the son of the late Lee and Laura Buffum Minekime. He was raised by his grandparents, Herbert and Grace Buffum and was graduated from Gowanda ...

Randall A. Shampoe, AKA “Shamp” June 25, 1949 to Oct. 9, 2019

Randall accomplished a lot in life. He was proud to have brought cable TV to the Clymer area. He broadcast and did commentary for basketball, football and even tried volleyball and bowling. Between him and his sidekicks, they made games personal, interesting and exciting. He had a pizza shop ...

Robert Eugene Cowen

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. —Mr. Robert Eugene Cowen, 87, of Kannapolis, N.C., passed away Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Cowen was born Jan. 7, 1932, in Chautauqua County, N.Y. He was a son of the late Charles Norman Cowen and Thalia Rosebell Lawson Cowen Stoneberg. Mr. Cowen was ...

Justin Gibbons

Justin Gibbons, 28. of Sherman, N.Y., died Sunday. Oct. 6, 2019. A true friend to all who knew him, he was always willing to help. Justin is survived by his wife and childhood sweetheart, Cassi Seekings; his children: Morgan, Parker Liam and Gabby; his parents, Mike (Brooke) Gibbons and ...

George D. Hackett

SUMTER, S.C. — George D. Hackett, 97, beloved husband of the late Genevieve “Jean” A. Hackett, died Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at Prisma Health Tuomey. Born in Versailles Boro, Pa., he was the son of the late George J. Hackett and Edna McClafferty Hackett. Mr. Hackett was a veteran of the ...

Carl Eugene Morrison

SHERMAN — Carl Eugene Morrison, 86, of Sherman, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at his home, with family at his side. He was born Nov. 3, 1932, in Mount Sterling, Ohio, the son of the late Earl C. Morrison Sr. and Glady Smith. Carl’s first career was with the U.S. Army, having volunteered to ...

Kathleen D. Anderson

On Sunday, Oct, 6, 2019, at 7:11 p.m., the world lost one of its sweetest citizens, Kathleen D. Anderson. Born to the late Eleanor Lindstrom Davis and Barney Davis on Feb. 23, 1944, Kathy grew up in Jamestown, with her brother, Kenny, who has also passed on. She graduated from Jamestown ...

David Jeffery Hazel

David Jeffery Hazel passed away Sept. 16, 2019. He was the former husband of Victoria Ann (nee Pizzo); loving father of Jeffery David (Mary) and Matthew Arthur Hazel; cherished grandfather of Sophia Marie and Madeleine Ann Hazel; brother of Erik Richard (late Cheryl) Hazel; uncle of Sara ...

James Earl Johnson

James Earl Johnson, 79, of 35 Walnut St., died Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo. A native of Kane, Pa., he was born April 20, 1940, a son of the late Irwin Deems and Ruth Jane Moran. He was later adopted and raised by Gerould and Mary Ellen Andersen Johnson. He ...

Francis E. Jenkins

Francis E. Jenkins, 95, of Orr St., Jamestown, passed away at 7:13 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in his home. A lifelong area resident, he was born Dec. 14, 1923, in Jamestown, N.Y., a son of the late Frank and Grace Kerr Jenkins. He was a 1941 graduate of Falconer Central School and earned ...

Judy A. (Northrop) Cash

WESTFIELD — Judy A. (Northrop) Cash, 83, formerly of Westfield, passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Center, Dunkirk, following an extended illness. Judy was born Sept. 26, 1936, in Westfield, N.Y., the daughter of the late James A. and Mary Lou (Quigley) ...

Ronnie L. Gunnell

Ronnie L. Gunnell, 60, of Gerry passed away unexpectedly Tuesday (Oct. 8, 2019) in his home. A lifelong area resident, he was born Nov. 15, 1958, in Jamestown, the son of Robert G. and Joan F. Weber Gunnell. Ronnie was a 1977 graduate of Falconer High School and was employed at Inscape ...

Robert L. Minekime

Robert L. Minekime, 72 of Stockton, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at UPMC Chautauqua. Husband of Diane McCabe Minekime; father of Nadine (Dan) Kramell, Vicky Rolf and Brian Minekime. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday in Jordan Funeral Home, ...

Thomas Garfield Traver July 22, 1964 to Oct. 7, 2019

Thomas passed away peacefully in his sleep on Oct. 7, 2019, in his home in Jamestown, N.Y. Tommy was a handyman, mechanic, and tree cutter. He loved to work on cars and helping others out in their time of need. Tommy loved spending time with his family. He loved his grandchildren very much. ...

Ruth L. Gruber

Ruth L. Gruber, 83, of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at UPMC Hamot, Erie. Ruth was born Jan. 18, 1936, in Olean, N.Y., the daughter of Alfred D. and Marian L. (Deming) Tanner. Ruth was a Mayville High School graduate and worked for MRC for 35 years as ...

Julie L. Brown

Julie L. Brown, 59, of 164 Thayer St., passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in her daughter’s home surrounded by her loved ones following a courageous battle with cancer. A lifelong Jamestown resident, Julie was born January 13, 1960, the fourth child of George and Mimmie (Johnson) ...

Harold “Peewee” Carter

Harold Carter, 80, of Falconer, passed away Wednesday (Oct. 2, 2019) in his home. A life-long area resident, he was born Nov. 13, 1938, in Jamestown, the son of the late Francis and Rose Blashaw Carter. Harold attended Falconer High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from ...

Kathrine J. Larson-Hoffman

Kathrine J. Larson-Hoffman of 227 Prospect St., Jamestown, N.Y., passed away peacefully in her home on Friday (Oct. 4, 2019. She was born Nov. 10, 1960, in Findlay, Ohio, to David L. Larson and Susan Jane Bikle. Her family later moved to Dunkirk, N.Y., where she graduated high school in ...