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Obituaries

Howard F. Johnson

Howard F. Johnson, 90 of Gerry, passed away Sat., Sept. 12, 2020 at UPMC Hamot. Husband of Patricia Heath Johnson; father of Mark of Vestal, Keith (Judy) of Cape Coral, Fla., Lance (Alexandra) and Terri Johnson all of Gerry; grandfather of Marissa Sawyer, Shanna Labrador, Robert, Katie, ...

Cynthia L. Simonsen

Cynthia L. Simonsen, 61, of Russell, Pa., died peacefully, Sunday morning, Sept. 13, 2020 at the John & Orpha Blair Hospice Home, Warren, Pa. A complete obituary will be announced when available through the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc.

Lester Cheney Nelson

Lester Cheney Nelson, 95, of St Petersburg, Fla., passed away Aug. 18, 2020, at Bay Pines, VA Hospital. Lester was born Oct. 10, 1924, in Jamestown, N.Y., the son of Clarence G. Nelson and Lucile Cheney Nelson. He was a graduate of Jamestown High School, attended Chicago Technical College ...

Charles A. “Chuck” Johnson

Charles A. “Chuck” Johnson, 83, of Gerry, passed away Thursday, Sept, 10, 2020 at home. He was born May 16, 1937, in Warren, Pa., a son of the late Carl and Edna Johnson. He was a 1955 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School. Chuck was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was employed ...

William Pattinson Freyd

William “Bill” Freyd, 87, a longtime resident of Henderson and Las Vegas, Nev., and a part-time resident of Bemus Point, N.Y., passed away Aug. 20, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nev., after a long battle with Parkinson’s. Bill was born in 1933 in Chicago, Ill., to Pauline Pattinson Freyd and Paul ...

Cleora Joy Brant

Cleora Joy Brant died peacefully in hospice, Friday June 26, 2020. Cleora “Cleo” was born in New Bethlehem, Pa., Dec. 30, 1930, the daughter of the late Beulah Violet (Shrecengost) and John Aaron Radaker. Born in adversity, the three Radaker children narrowly survived. But time and ...

Dean A. Mount

Dean A. Mount, 74, a life-long resident of Cherry Creek, passed away peacefully Sept. 7, 2020,at Heritage Village Rehab Skilled Nursing Facility. Dean was born March 23, 1946, to Jean N. (Waters) and Clinton W. Mount. Dean owned and operated his own dairy farm, was a police officer for the ...

Linda Hetrick Gill

Linda Hetrick Gill, 71, formerly of Lakewood, passed away Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Asheville, N.C. She was born Sept. 15, 1948, in Jamestown, a daughter of the late Daniel and Edith Brooks Hetrick. A 1966 graduate of Southwestern Central School, she later graduated from Jamestown Business ...

Janice “Jan” Harle

God gained a beautiful angel with the biggest heart on Sept. 9, 2020. The legacy she has left on her family is unmatched by any words that can be written. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Janice “Jan” Harle, 73, of Ashville, went home to be with the Lord. She will be ...

Jason Thomas Stevens

Jason Thomas Stevens, 41, beloved husband of Kelly Ann (nee Fisher); loving father of Emma, Joey and Jack; son of Rebecca Campbell and the late Marshall Stevens; cherished stepson of Karen and Jim Ciminello and son-in-law of John and Lori Fisher; treasured grandson of Barbara Campbell and ...

Laura J. Slaughter

Laura J. Slaughter, 78, of Cherry Street, Jamestown, N.Y., passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at UPMC Chautauqua, Jamestown, N.Y. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. A complete obituary will be published in the Monday edition of The Post-Journal. Funeral arrangements are ...

Dollie A. Chase

Dollie A. Chase, 72, of South Dayton, N.Y., entered into rest Sept. 11, 2020. She was born Oct. 18, 1947, to the late Glen and Mildred Phillips Dollie is survived by her husband. Donald Chase. Arrangements will be announced by DiStasio Funeral Home Inc., South Dayton, N.Y.

Robert “Bob” M. Group Sr.

MAYVILLE — Robert “Bob” M. Group Sr., 84, of Mayville, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at his home with family at his side. At Bob’s request there will be no public services observed. A private memorial service will take place at the convenience of the family. To leave a ...

Clifford and Beatrice Lee

BROCTON — A Memorial service for Clifford and Beatrice Lee, who reunited in Heaven on July 27, 2020, will be held Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at the home of their daughter, Joanne (Steve) Pantano, 354 Chestnut St., Fredonia, NY 14063 at 11 a.m., with Pastors Gordon Spiller and Josh Ehmke of the ...

Jamey L. Luce

Jamey L. Luce, 44, of Cattaraugus, N.Y., entered into rest Sept. 5,2020. He was born Aug. 30, 1976, in Springville, N.Y., to Reggie Luce and Karen Abbey. Jamey loved his car, gourmet food, cooking, joking with his friends, driving to Philadelphia just to get a Philly Cheesesteak, ...

Mathilda Carlson Solomonson

Labor Day marked the close of a life of service for Mathilda Carlson Solomonson at Lutheran Social Services in Jamestown, at the age of 92. Born in Kane, Pa., on Flag Day, June 14, 1928, to Nels and Katherine (Stites) Carlson, the Carlsons quickly settled in Chautauqua County. “Tillie” ...

Anthony Loverme

Anthony Loverme, 89, formerly of 50 Cedar St., Jamestown and Sun City, Ariz., died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at the home of his daughter on Swan Street. He was born Jan. 8, 1931, in Jamestown, a son of the late Giuseppe and Rosa Coffaro Loverme. He was a 1949 graduate of Jamestown High School ...

Stanley H. Walters

Stanley H. Walters, 84, of Jamestown, N.Y., passed from this world and into the arms of Jesus on Sept. 7, 2020. He died peacefully in his home surrounded by loved ones. Stanley was born at home, Dec. 25, 1935 in Randolph, N.Y. The third of seven children born to Harold and Emma (Meacham) ...

Charles A. “Chuck” Johnson

Charles A. “Chuck” Johnson, 83 of Gerry, passed away Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020 at home. Husband of 47 years to the late Carole A. Wolinski Johnson; father of Timothy (Tarryl Tolman) and Jeff (Debbie) Johnson, all of Gerry and Tina (Dan) Dawson of Stokesdale, N.C. The funeral service will be ...

JoAnn Irene Walentynowicz

Elderly? Nope! JoAnn was sassy, fun, generous, and genuine. Her passing from a heart attack, while shocking, is just as she would have wanted, on her terms. JoAnn Irene Walentynowicz, 80, of James-town passed away Sunday morning (Sept. 6, 2020) in UPMC Chautauqua. She came into this world ...