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Last Name First Name Maiden Name DOB DOD Obituary Source
Babcock Paul L.
1921 2003 Paul L. Babcock, 81, of 1623 W. Third St., died at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (April 30, 2003) in WCA Hospital. He was born Aug. 3, 1921, in Genesee, N.Y., the son of Earl and Emily Barber Babcock. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he served aboard the USS Norton Sound. Prior to retirement, he was employed by the former Blackstone Corp. and the former Malleable Iron for 45 years. He was a member of Jamestown Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, where he was an elder for many years and served as missionary treasurer and head usher. He was a member of Herman Kent Post 777 American Legion, Celoron. He loved playing golf. He is survived by his wife, June Premer Babcock, whom he married Sept. 11, 1948; a son, Richard Babcock of Jamestown; a daughter, Phyllis Eckel of Washington, N.J.; nine grandchildren: five great-grandchildren; two sisters: Imogene Saulsgiver of Lakewood and Wilma Clark of Georgia; three brothers: Harry Babcock of Florida, Lyle Babcock of Frewsburg and Gerald Babcock of Jamestown.He was preceded in death by a son, David L. Babcock; and a brother, Stewart Babcock. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. H. Wayne Eppehimer, pastor of Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Jamestown, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 1011 W. Third St., Jamestown, N.Y., 14701. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Baglia Rachel L. Hallberg
2004 PJ: 6/14/2004: Rachel L. Hallberg of Heritage Park Health Care Center died Saturday (June 12, 2004) in the care center. She was born in Ashville, the daughter of Emil and Stella Casselman Hallberg.She was a graduate of Bemus Point High School and had been employed by the former Bud's Carriage House for many years. She loved gardening and planting flowers and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She is survived by her husband, Charles A. Baglia, whom she married April 19, 1945, in Tyre, N.Y.; a son, Ralph "Bud" Webb of Pennsylvania; a daughter, Mary Rae O'Dell of Georgia; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a brother, Richard "Dud" Hallberg of Ohio; and two sisters: Ruth Higgs of Ellery Center and Marjean Hallberg of Arizona. She was preceded in death by a don, Donald Webb; and four brothers; Charles, Ralph, Ben and Carl Hallberg. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Visitation will not be observed. Arrangements are by the Migliore Funeral Home. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Bane George W.
1936 2001 5/7/2001 - George W. Bane, 65, of 319 Jefferson St., died at 3:10 a.m. Monday (May 7, 2001), in WCA Hospital. He was born March 2, 1936, in Van Kirk Station, Washington County, Pa., the son of the late Charles and Ressie Shrader Bane. He had been employed by the former Falconer Plate Glass in the maintainence department. He enjoyed fishing, boating and woodworking. He is survived his wife, the former Carol Green, whom he married March 5, 1955; 4 daughters: Diane Hadden of Nashville, Tenn., Terry E Bane, Robin Mitchell and Denise K. Bane, all of Jamestown; a son, George W. Bane, Jr of Marrero, La.; 21 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert Bane of Westfield, six sisters: Margaret Lindstrom and Betty Jones, both of Brocton, Ruth Hayner and Freda Tilly, both of Fredonia, Bertha ‘‘Bert’’ Nolan of Cassadaga and Sarah Deyell of Jamestown. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons: Tom A. Bane, who died in 1997, and Tim Bane who died in 1998. The funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. William T. Lowery Jr, pastor of the Free Methodist Church of Jamestown, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Barr Ernest F.
1936 2001 7/12/2001 - Ernest F. Barr, 64, of Lutheran Retirement Home, formerly of 842 N. Main St., died at 5:39 a.m. Thursday (July 12, 2001) in WCA Hospital. He was born Aug. 12, 1936, in Jenks Township, Pa., a son of the late Ross and Grace Baum Barr. He had been employed by Jamestown Veneer and was a former member of the Salvation Army. He was a member of the New York State National Guard and the U.S. Army Reserve. He is survived by a sister, Mona Higley of Jamestown; and a brother, Edwin Barr of Gerry. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers: Clifford, Calvin and Elton Barr. A private graveside memorial service will be held in Sunset Hill Cemetery at the convenience of the family. No visitation will be observed. Arrangements are by the Lind Funeral Home. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Barr Richard L.
1950 2003 Richard L. Barr Sr., 53, of 215 W. Fifth St., died at 8:14 a.m. Friday (Oct. 31, 2003) in his home. He was born May 6, 1950, in Jamestown, the son of the late Russell W. and June A. Morse Barr. A U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam conflict, he obtained the rank of Specialist 4, and was the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal, the Combat Infantry Badge and the Vietnam Service Medal. In earlier years, he had been employed by Master Carvers of Jamestown, Jamestown Lounge Co. and Watson Manufacturing Co. He enjoyed spending time with his grandkids and working on cars. He will be remembered for always being willing to help others with home improvement and painting projects. He is survived by a son, Richard L. Barr Jr. of Dunkirk; a daughter, Debbie L. Lindquist of Dunkirk; nine grandchildren: Brett, Joshua, James, and Barbara Lindquist, Cassidy and Anthony Barr, all of Dunkirk, Nathaniel Grakulac of Sinclairville, and Bradley and J.C. Flagg, both of Jamestown; a brother, Robert L. Barr of Jamestown; and a sister, Barbara M. Finch of Jamestown; and a friend, with whom he made his home, Laurie C. Pilarski. He was preceded in death by his mother, who died March 1, 1975, and by his father, who died Jan. 4, 1984. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Powers, Present & Sixbey Funeral Home. Pastor Gordon Robbins of the New Heights United Methodist Church will officiate, with military honors by members of Herman Kent Post 777, The American Legion. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting the Web site www.presentsixbeyfuneral.com. Memorials may be made to the Veterans Administration Medical Center, 3495 Bailey Ave., Buffalo, N.Y., 14215. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Barstow Clara V. Johnson 1896 1967 PJ: Apr., 1967: Mrs. Clara V. Barstow, 71, of Elmhurst, died unexpectedly Friday (April 29, 1967) at Jamestown General Hospital. She was the wife of Harley R. Barstow Sr., to whom she was married June 19, 1920. Born in Sheffield, Pa., Jan. 15, 1896, a daughter of Eric and Hannah Johnson Johnson, she had been an area resident since her marriage, and of Elmhurst for the past 25 years. Mrs. Barstow was confirmed in the Bethel Lutheran Church of Sheffield and attended the First Covenant Church of Jamestown. Surviving are her husband, two sons, DuWayne H. Barstow, Jamestown, and M. Sgt. Harley R. Barstow Jr., serving with the U.S. Air Force in Belleville, Ill.; a daughter, Mrs. Lois Scarsone, Jamestown; four grandchildren; a brother, Gilbert Johnson, Renova, Pa.; a sister, Mrs. William Eustice, Oklahoma city, Okla.; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Robert W. Anderson, pastor of the First Covenant Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Barton Leroy E.
1926 2001 4/20/2001 - Leroy E. ‘‘Bart’’ Barton, 74, formerly of Jamestown, died Friday (April 20, 2001) in his home. He was born April Oct. 9, 1926, in the town of Portland, the son of Rowlan S. and Lena Holben Barton. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy, served in the Naval Reserves and was employed by Slone Melhuish Insurance for many years. He is survived by his companion, Phyllis D. Barton of Melbourne, Fla.; a son, Brady W. Barton of Jamestown; two daughters: Dawn Lundmark of Jamestown and Jackee B. Kiendl of Phoenix; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three sisters: Nadine Barton Dudley of Mayville, Joanne Barton Rexford of Vero Beach, Fla., and Emma Barton Schuver of Jamestown and Naples, Fla. He was preceded in death by is wife, Sally Moore Barton, who died in 1969; and a brother, Rowlan L. Barton, who died in 1995. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. No visitation will be observed. Memorials may be made to a charity of choice. Arrangements are by Wylie-Baxley Funeral Home, Rockledge, Fla. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Batt Howard N.
1905 2001 9/9/2001 - Howard N. Batt, 95, of 84 Oak St., died at 1:30 a.m. Sunday (Sept. 9, 2001) in WCA Hospital. A Jamestown resident since 1940, he was born Oct. 26, 1905, in the town of Villenova, the son of Sidney S. and Martha P. Webb Batt. He was employed by Niagara Hudson Power Corp. in Buffalo as a salesman from March 1927 to February 1928. He was the manager of the company’s electric washer and ironer department until April 1930 and was a store manager until June 1936. He then moved to Auburn, Mass., where he sold electric appliances for New England Power Corp. from June 1936 to July 1940. He moved to Jamestown and was employed at Clark Hardware until April 1953 when he founded Batt Appliance Co., retiring in August 1980. He was a member of Jamestown Chamber of Commerce and Electric Appliance Dealers Association. He is survived by a son, Russell H. Batt of Gambier, Ohio; a daughter, Hazel N. Nosal of Bennington, Neb.; five grandchildren: Karen Kerrigan of Greenville, N.C., Brian E. Batt of Westerville, Ohio, David Nosal of St. Peters, Mo., Lorraine Nosal of Lee’s Summit, Mo., and William Nosal of Lincoln, Neb.; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn B. Russell Batt, whom he married Dec. 14, 1929, in Buffalo, and who died Sept. 6, 1996; four sisters; and a brother. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Donald E. Ray, WCA Hospital chaplain, will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Hospice Chautauqua County, 4840 W. Lake Road, Mayville, N.Y., 14757. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Beckstrom M. Elnora
1909 2003 M. Elnora Beckstrom, 94, of Heritage Park Health Care Center, formerly of the High Rise Apartments, died at 2:25 p.m. Saturday (July 19, 2003) in the nursing home.
A Jamestown resident since 1910, she was born March 5, 1909, in Banning, Pa., the daughter of Ralph M. and Mary James Beckstrom. She was employed in the cost department by former Art Metal Co., where she was employed 43 years until its closing in 1971. She was a member of Mt. Siani-Mecca Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by 14 nieces and nephews, including Jacklyn Horn, Barbara Johnson, Sally Beckstrom and JoAnn Acker, all of Jamestown, Sandra Anderson of Stedman, Joyce Ingreo of Kennedy and Jerry Beckstrom of Falconer. She was preceded in death by a sister, Sylvia Mellor; and five brothers: Robert, Ralph R., Donald, Charles and Magnus Beckstrom Sr. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in The Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. John F. Pascoe, pastor of Lakewood United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. No visitation will be observed. Memorials may be made to a charity of ones choice.
Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Benedett Clara L. Beck 1923 2001 1/30/2001 - Clara Louise ‘‘Becky’’ Benedett, 77, of 301 Towner Ave., formerly of Bacon Road, died at 3:50 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 30, 2001) in WCA Hospital. She was born July 17, 1923, in Jamestown, the daughter of Ellis W. and Mildred Willson Beck. She was a 1941 graduate of the former Lakewood High School and attended the University of Michigan and the Cleveland Institute of Art. In earlier years, she had been employed by the FBI in Washington and as a draftsperson by the former Beck & Tinkham Architectural firm in Jamestown. She had been a former volunteer with Creche, the WCA Hospital Snack Bar and painted with the Ridge Farms Studio. Always one who was concerned for others, she will be remembered for her friendly positive outlook, her generous nature and as a talented painter and cook. She is survived by her husband, Thomas J. Benedett, whom she married Dec. 27, 1950; two daughters: Julie Dudgeon and Andrea Benedett, both of Jamestown; a son, Thomas Ellis Benedett of Webster, N.Y.; four grandchildren: Kevin B. and Kyle R. Dudgeon, both of Jamestown, and Michelle Lynn and Sharon Marie Benedett, both of Webster; and a sister, Phyllis Biekarck of Warren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Ellis William Beck Jr., who died Aug. 27, 1950. A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. The Rev. Thomas Sweet, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. today in the Powers, Present & Sixbey Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Prendergast Library Association, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown, N.Y., 14701; or the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, 418 Spring St., Jamestown, N.Y., 14701; or a charity of choice. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Benson Gary B.
1939 2002 3/19/2002 - Gary B. Benson, 62, of 611 Busti-Sugar Grove Road, died at 12:28 a.m. Tuesday (March 19, 2002) in Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk. A native of Jamestown, he was born May 7, 1939, the son of the late Raymond and Gladys Benson. He was a security guard with Pri-Det and formerly employed at Benson Furniture Store. He was an avid CBer and enjoyed a close friendship with Grace and Jerry Gould. He is survived by a sister, Helen Dodge of Jamestown; and a brother, LeRoy Jackson of Jamestown. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters. The funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Roy E. Ferguson, pastor of the Busti Church of God, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Benson Virginia L. Johnson 1911 2001 5/30/2001 - Virginia L. Johnson Benson, 89, formerly of 369 Howard Ave., W.E., Jamestown, died Wednesday (May 30, 2001) at 2483 Turnpike Road, Hornell, N.Y., the home of her son. A Jamestown-area resident since 1917, she was born Oct. 16, 1911, in Ravenna, Ohio, a daughter of Charles Louis and Nellie Genevieve Carlson Walter. She was a 1928 graduate of Jamestown High School and a 1929 graduate of Jamestown Business College. Mrs. Benson was a secretary at Fashion Tailors. She was confirmed at the former First United Methodist Church. Surviving are a son, Ralph A. Johnson of Hornell, with whom she made her home; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Alvin T. Johnson, whom she married Aug. 16, 1940, and who died April 6, 1986; her second husband, Raymond C. Benson, who died May 22, 1998; and a son, William C. Sunderlin, who died in 1967. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Dathan Corbett, pastor of Hillside Baptist Church of Hornell, will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Bergeson Patricia D. Carlson 1933 2003 Patricia D. ''Pat'' Bergeson, 69, of 40 Frederick Blvd., W.E., formerly of Dunedin, Fla., and Clearwater, Fla., died at 3:25 p.m. Monday (Nov. 3, 2003) in WCA Hospital.
She was born Dec. 2, 1933, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Milton H. and Gertrude Eller Carlson. She was a 1951 graduate of Southwestern Central School, formerly Lakewood High School. Diagnosed with polio in 1959, she had been a polio survivor for more than 40 years. She was an inspiration to many people and was an active volunteer for the Mothers' March for the March of Dimes and was a neighborhood volunteer coordinator for many years. She had been employed as a typesetter in the print shop of the Innisbrook Resort in Tarpon Springs, Fla., from 1972 to 1985. She is survived by her husband, Allan H. Bergeson, whom she married Oct. 26, 1985; two daughters: Kim Rothstein of Lansdale, Pa., and Debra Mason of Clearwater, Fla.; a son, Kerry Kellogg of Lakewood; eight grandchildren: Erin Frazier and Kelli Mason, both of Clearwater, Lindsay Simpson of Millersville, Pa., Kyle and Shane Simpson, both of Warren, Orion, Micah and Ariel Kellogg, all of Lakewood; one great-grandson; two sisters: Cindy Mennicke of Sarasota, Fla., and Cheryl Turner of Naples, Fla. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Harold ''Hal'' Carlson. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. John F. Pascoe, pastor of the Lakewood United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Hospice Chautauqua County, 4840 W. Lake Road, Mayville, N.Y., 14757; or to the Lakewood Memorial Library, 12 West Summit Ave., Lakewood, N.Y., 14750.
Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Bergstrom Cynthia C.
1946 2003 Cynthia Charlotte Bergstrom, 57, of 315 Monroe St., formerly of 6 Charles St., died at 3:03 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 11, 2003) in her home.
A native of Jamestown, she was born Nov. 4, 1946, the daughter of the late Marshall E. and Julia C. Grandin Bergstrom. She was a 1964 graduate of Jamestown High School, a 1966 graduate of Jamestown Community College, and earned her bachelor's degree in 1968 and her master's degree in social work in 1970 from the University of Buffalo. She had been employed by Children and Family Services in Buffalo from 1970 to 1981, was a counselor at Jamestown Community College from 1984 to 1997 and was employed by several human service agencies in Chautauqua County. She attended Fluvanna Community Church. Her dog, Onix, and individuals and families she served over the years will sadly miss her. She is survived by several cousins. She was preceded in death by her father, who died June 13, 1977; and her mother, who died Sept. 24, 1984. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Visitation will not be observed. Memorials may be made to the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, 418 Spring St.,
Jamestown, N.Y., 14701.
Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Billgren Quennie G. Maisto 1917 2004 PJ; 1/28/2004: Bemus Point: Queenie G. Billgren, 86, of 3969 Barton Ave., formerly of 1325 Newland Ave., died at 8:10 p.m. Monday (Jan. 26, 2004) in Heritage Green Health Care Center, Greenhurst. She was the widow of Andrew B. Billgren, whom she married Oct. 28, 1939, and who died Oct. 10, 1981.
A lifelong area resident she was born March 7, 1917 in Jamestown, the daughter of Joseph and Theresa Capabianco Maisto.She was a graduate of Jamestown High School and in earlier years had been employed by the former GMA Supermarket. In later years, she was employed by the former Bigelow's Department Store in the ladies sportswear department. She was a member of St. John Satholic Church, where she was an active volunteer and also volunteered for the American Red Cross, the former General Hospital and later Jones Hill Health Center. A loving mother and grandmother, she always enjoyed having family together. All family gatherings were very special to her, especially given her love of small children. She is survived by two daughters, Kathleen Roselle of West Ellicott and Nancy Johnson of Abiliene, Texas; a son, Edward T. Billgren of Bemus Point; six grandchildren: Phillip Nalbone of San Francisco, Thomas Nalbone of Jamestown, Annette Lundsten of Ashville, Thomas Johnson of Lubbock, Texas, Elizabeth Billgren of the State College at Fredonia and Michael Billgren of Bemus Point; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Gioconda Paladino of Jamestown; and a brother, Stephen Maisto of Jamestown. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters: Linnea Maisto, Yolanda Traniello, and Ida Carlson; and a brother, Alfred Maisto. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday in St. John Catholic Church. The Rev. John L. Kuhlmann, pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Bemus Point, will be celebrant. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the Lind Funeral Home, where a Christian Wake Service will be led at 3:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, 325 E. Fourth St., Jamestown, N.Y., 14701; or the American Heart Association, Heart Gift Center, P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, N.Y. 13220-3049.
Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Blake Arta D. Swearingen 1932 2001 8/1/2001 - Arta D. Blake, 69, of 2 Highland Ave., died at 1:09 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 1, 2001) in the Town of Busti. She was born April 25, 1932, in Jamestown, a daughter of the late Cloise and Doris Dougherty Swearingen. She was a 1950 graduate of Lakewood High School. Prior to her retirement in 2000, she had been employed by WCA Hospital as a switchboard operator for 25 years and was currently filling in part time in that position. She was a member of Lakewood United Methodist Church and volunteered at Meals On Wheels and the Chautauqua County Humane Society, where she was very active. She was an avid Buffalo Bills fan and enjoyed knitting, sewing, her pets and her grandchildren. She is survived by three daughters: Deborah Beebe of Lakewood, Nancy O'Neill of San Rafael, Ca., and Robin Widrig of Sugar Grove; three son: Steve Blake of Youngsville, Timothy Blake of Ashville and Michael Blake of Busti; 17 grandchildren: a sister, Donna Swearingen of Lakewood; and four brothers: Tom Swearingen of Monroe, N.Y., Joseph Swearingen of Maple Springs, Van Swearingen of Sherrill, N.Y., and James Swearingen of Midway, Ky. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Donald E. Ray, WCA Hospital chaplain, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m Friday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road., Jamestown. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Bland Roy J.
1888 1980 PJ: Jan., 1980: Roy J. Bland, 91, of 205 Front St., Jamestown, died at 2:25 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 13, 1980) in Jamestown General Hospital. Prior to retiring in 1958, he had been employed at the former Shearman Brothers Co. A Jamestown resident most of his life, Bland was born in Holly, N.Y., May 4, 1888, a son of Squire and Mathilda Bland. Surviving are his wife, the former Jennie Foster, with whom he celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, June 12, 1976; a son, Richard J. Bland of Greenhurst; a daughter, Dorothy Anderson of Jamestown; four grandchildren, Richard J. Bland Jr. of Bemus Point, Randall Bland of Binghamton, Deborah Lawy of Greensburg, Pa., Kathleen Richmond of Fayetteville, N.C., and a sister, Grace Keopka of Jamestown. He was preceded in death by a brother, Joe Bland, and two sisters, Anna Thomas and Alice Raistrick. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Charles H. Gustafson, pastor of Bethel Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Blodgett Manley A.
1915 1987 The Post-Journal: 1/10/1987: Manley A. Blodgett, 71, of Greenhurst Mobile Village, R.D. 1, Jamestown, died at 5:19 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 8, 1987) in Jamestown General Hospital. Formerly employed with Automatic Voting Machine for 26 years, Blodgett was self-employed, owning the Blodgett Lawmower and Saw-Sharpening Service for eight years, retiring in 1984. A lifelong area resident, he was born Sept. 21, 1915 in the town of Ellery, a son of Albert B. and Bertha G. Martin Blodgett. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U. S. Army. Surviving are: his wife, the former Sue Boswell, whom he married Oct. 3, 1971; two daughters: Jackie Allison of New Orleans, La. and Janice James of Jamestown; two sons, Keith Blodgett of Herndon, Va. and Regis L. Blodgett of Tarrytown, N. Y.; six grandchildren: Michael Allison of Oil City, Pa., Michelle Bunce of New Orleans, Justin Gregory Blodgett of Tarrytown, Johannah Leigh Blodgett of Schenectady, Kelly Schroeder of Jamestown and Kirri Schroeder of California; and one great-granddaughter. Blodgett was preceded in death by his first wife, Lucille Cranston Blodgett; a granddaughter, Kimberly Schroeder; a brother, Edward Blodgett; and a sister, Edith Childs. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Lind funeral Home. The Rev. Gilbert J. Pearson, pastor of Celoron United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetey. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Bloom Doris S. Berg 1913 2001 6/26/2001 - Doris S. Bloom, 88, of 28 Chautauqua Ave., died at 2:40 a.m. Tuesday (June 26, 2001) in WCA Hospital. A lifelong area resident, she was born Jan. 21, 1913, in Jamestown, the daughter of Victor L. and Selma Larson Berg. She attended Lakewood United Methodist Church and was a member of Lakewood/ Busti Golden Agers and Lakewood Rod and Gun Club. She loved reading and crossword puzzles. She is survived by a niece and two nephews, including John Berg of Lakewood and Charels Berg of Dewittville. She was preceded in death by her husband, William C. Bloom, whom she married Sept. 11, 1937, and who died June 10, 1973; and a brother, Norman V. Berg. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m Friday in Sunset Hill Cemetery. No visitation will be observed. Memorials may be made to Lakewood United Methodist Church, 164 Shadyside Ave., Lakewood, or Lakewood Memorial Library, 12 West Summit Ave., Lakewood. Arrangements are by the Lind Funeral Home. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Bloomberg Carolyn J. Nyholm 1924 2001 11/21/2001 - Carolyn J. Bloomberg, 77, of 50 Norton Ave., died at 5:15 a.m. Wednesday (Nov. 21, 2001) in her home. She was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Jamestown, a daughter of Edwin M. and Hazel M. Butler Nyholm Sr. She was a 1942 graduate of Jamestown High School. From 1942 to 1946, she was employed in the office of the former Crescent Tool Co. From 1968 to 1974, she worked in the emergency room at WCA Hospital as a secretary. She was confirmed at Bethel Lutheran Church and was a member of its Luther League and girls’ chorus. She served as Queen of Ivy Triangle, a masonic organization for girls. She was a member of Christ First United Methodist Church. She held many offices in women’s groups in several Western New York United Methodist churches. She started several groups for young mothers with small children. During the elementary school years of their children, she and her husband were co-presidents of the Fairmount School Parent Teacher Association and received a lifetime membership. She is survived by her husband, the Rev. C. Gordon Bloomberg, whom she married April 20, 1946; five daughters: Donna Ireland and Dorene Hess, both of Jamestown, Dianne Bloomberg of Angola, Denise Koser of Canton, N.Y., and Darlene Heacox of Sherwood, Ark.; two sons: David Bloomberg of Brentwood, Tenn., and Dale Bloomberg of Depew; 15 grandchildren: three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mildred M. Leburg of Jamestown. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Bethany Ireland, who died in 1976; and a brother, Edwin M. Nyholm Jr., who died June 7, 2000. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Douglas M. Knopp, pastor of Christ First United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Christ First United Methodist Church, 663 Lakeview Ave., or Hospice of Chautauqua County, 4840 W. Lake Road, Mayville, N.Y., 14757. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Bloomgren Anna M. Johnson 1879 1960 The Post-Journal: Obituaries, April 16, 1960, Jamestown, NY, Chautauqua County
Mrs. Anna M. BLOOMGREN, 80, of 240 Hazzard Street, wife of Gust A. Bloomgren, died at the Hillside Nursing Home at 6:30 p.m. yesterday (April 15, 1960). Mrs. BLOOMGREN attended Immanuel Lutheran Church and was a former member of its Ladies Aid Society and the Flora Lodge. The BLOOMGRENs were married Oct. 17, 1903 in the Swedish Methodist Church of Jamestown, known now as the Epworth Methodist Church. They observed their 56th wedding anniversary last fall. Mrs. BLOOMGREN was born in Smaland, Sweden, Aug. 25, 1879, a daughter of Carl and Marie SAND JOHNSON. She had lived in Jamestown for the past 58 years. Besides her husband, Mrs. BLOOMGREN is surved by a daughter, Mrs. H. Rollens ERICSON, Jamestown; a son, Harold W. BLOOMGREN, Jamestown; six grandchildren, Dudley R. ERICSON, Grand Rapids, Mich., Valerae A. ERICSON, Jamestown, Carol Joy ERICSON, a student at Kent State University, Kent., O., Allan D. BLOOMGREN, and Jeanne BLOOMGREN both of Jamestown, and Lt. Rodney D. BLOOMGREN, U.S. Air Force, Salina Kan.; three great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Ernest OGREN, Jamestown, and several nieces and nephews. Rev. Gerald C. Daniels, pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church, will officiate at funeral services at 3:30 p.m., Monday in the Lind Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the home from 7 to 9 p.m. today and Sunday.
Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Bloomgren Gustaf A.
1882 1967 April 15, 1967 Gustaf A. BLOOMGREN, 84, of 337 Hazzard St., died at 10:35 a.m. Friday (April 14, 1967) in teh Allen Nursing Home. He was a cabinet maker at the former Jamestown Table Co. retiring in 1948. A resident of Jamestown 67 years, he was born in Stenberga, Smaland, Sweden, Aug. 8, 1882, the son of John Williman and Maria BLOOMGREN. Mr. BLOOMGREN was a member of the former Swedish Brotherhood. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. H. Rollens ERICSON; a son, Harold BLOOMGREN, both of Jamestown; five grandchildren, Dudley R. ERICSON, Allan D. BLOOMGREN, both of Jamestown, Mrs. Valerae Ann DAVIS, Gerry, Mrs. Carol Joy WILSON, Ypsilanti, Mich., Mrs Jeanne Ann MORGENSTERN, Fluvanna; several great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Emil PETERSON, Cherry Creek; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Richard D. Clark, associate pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Bloomgren Rodney D.
1936 1962 Jamestown Post-Journal, Wednesday, February 7, 1962 --Funerals
BLOOMGREN -- Funeral services for First Lieutenant Rodney D. Bloomgren, 26, formerly of Jamestown, who lost his life in a crash of a jet bomber Jan. 16, 1962, were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Immanuel Lutheran Church. Rev. Gerald C. Daniels, pastor, officiated. Music was furnished by Richard Corbin, organist. Burial was in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Bearers were Richard Cady, David Adrezejewski, Dudley Ericson, Alan Bloomgren, Patrick Kennedy and David Anderson. Capt. Charles Fagan attended from the Plattsburg Air Force Base. The Henderson-Lincoln Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements
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Bloomquist Gail A.
1919 2002 4/17/2002 - ERIE — Gail A. Bloomquist, 83, of 4069 Mountain Laurel Drive, died Wednesday (April 17, 2002) in the Erie Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was born Feb. 23, 1919 in Jamestown, the son of Leonard and Ella Scott Bloomquist. He was a graduate of Jamestown High School, and a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theater. An Erie resident since 1950, he owned and operated the Bloomquist Sprinkler Corp. and worked as a contractor in the fire protection field in Western New York and the Erie area, retiring in 1982. He was a member of the Lutheran Memorial Church, and several fraternal organizations in the Erie area. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Eugenia Kaday Forsman Bloomquist; a daughter, Paula Meckey of Plymouth, Minn.; a son, Thomas Bloomquist of North East, Pa.; three stepdaughters: Jeanette Kubacki pf Newport Beach, Calif., Nancy Frew of Lafayette, Colo. and Carolyn Laughlin of Brighton, Colo.; a stepson, John Forsman of Erie; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Myrtle Rahm of Jamestown. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Jane Nelson Bloomquist; a sister, Clarice Washburn; and a brother, Leonard Bloomquist. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Sunset Hill Cemetery, 665 Hunt Road, Lakewood. Memorials may be made to Lutheran Memorial Church, 225 West 10th St., Erie, Pa., 16501. Arrangements are by the A. Brugger & Sons Funeral Home, Pine Avenue Branch, 845 East 38th Street, Erie. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Bodell H. Carl
1906 1995 PJ: Oct., 1995: H. Carl Bodell, 89, of Heritage Green Health Care Center, died at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 11, 1995) in the center. He was born Jan. 12, 1906, in Sweden, a son of Victor and Kristina E. Johnson Bodell. He served as Lieutenant colonel in the Air Force during World War II and was a founder of Bodell-Overcash-Anderson Brokerage Firm. He was a past chairman of the Jamestown Servicemen's Committee, and Thule Lodge 127. He was a member of Eagles Lodge, the Elks Lodge, Ingjald Lodge 65, Independent Order of the Vikings, John W. Tiffany Post 53 Veterans of Foreign Warrs, Ira Lou Spring Post 149 American Legion and War Vets Recreation Club. Surviving are a daughter, Mary Louise Young of Greenhurst; four grandchildren: Melanie L. Cady, Lakewood, Mary Beth Ecker, Ashville, Michelle C. Burke, Los Angeles and Master Chief Michael K. Young, U.S. Navy, Sterling, Va.; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Hedvig A. Olson, whom he married Aug. 10, 1929, and who died in 1975; a grandson, Matthew E. Young in 1983; three brothers: Hugo, Charles and Ivar Bodell; two sisters, Esther and Anna Hedin. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Sunset Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Rick Keefer, assistant pastor of Fluvanna Community Church, will officiate. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Powers, Present & Sixbey Funeral Home. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Bogard Anna B. Borst 1918 2003 CELORON - Anna B. Bogard, 85, of Marine Park West, Celoron, died at 5:18 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 13, 2003) in WCA Hospital. She was born June 5, 1918, in Cooperstown, Pa., the daughter of Lawrence and Nellie McClelland Borst. Prior to retiring in 1983, she had been employed as a statistician by the Jamestown Mutual Insurance Company. She was baptized in 1930 in the Celoron United Methodist Church, and was a former member of the National Campers and Hikers Association. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is survived by a son, William E. Bogard Jr. of Florida; two daughters: Barbara A. Burk of Lakewood and Patricia M. Baker of Jamestown; seven grandchildren: Lisa Giambruno of California, William T. Burk of Lakewood, Richard Burk of Manorville, N.Y., Jeffrey A. Swigart of Florida, Michele Clark of North Carolina, Tracy Smith of Washington state and Philip Bogard of Michigan; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Bogard, whom she married Sept. 21, 1936, in Celoron, and who died July 25, 2002. A private memorial service will be at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Visitation will not be observed. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting the Web site www.presentsixbeyfuneral.com. Memorials may be made to the Celoron Volunteer Fire Department, Celoron, N.Y., 14720; or to the American Heart Association, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, N.Y., 13220-3049. Arrangements are by the Powers, Present & Sixbey Funeral Home. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Bohall Lillian Schank 1913 2002 9/22/2002, Lillian Bohall A Jamestown-area resident most of her life, she was born June 6, 1913, in Olmitz, Kan., the daughter of Victor and Amelia Suchy Schank. Mrs. Bohall was the wife of Clifford R. Bohall, whom she married Nov. 24, 1938, in Great Bend, Kan. She was employed as a clerk by the former Bigelow's Department Store for more than 30 years, retiring in 1980. She was a communicant of Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and was active in the Super Travelers Club of Kennedy. Besides her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Sharon B. Peterson of Jamestown; two grandsons: Jeffrey B. and Scott F. Peterson, both of Jamestown; four great-grandsons; a brother, Clarence Schenk of Haysville, Kan.; and a sister, Mary Scott of Chatsworth, Calif. She was preceded in death by a son, Craig Bohall; a brother, John Schank; and a sister, Helen Kraisinger. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. The Rev. Dennis W. Mende, pastor, will be celebrant. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Lind Funeral Home where a Christian Wake Service will be lead at 6 p.m. Memorials be made to a charity of choice. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Boje E. Herbert
1930 2001 5/16/2001 - E. Herbert Boje, 71, of 154 Melrose Court, Massanutten, Va., formerly of 421 Park St., died at 8:46 a.m. Wednesday (May 16, 2001) in his home. A resident of Virginia since 1986, he was born March 27, 1930 in Buffalo, a son of Gustav and Elizabeth Boje. He was a of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army from September 1953 to August 1955. He was a graduate of the University of Buffalo with a master’s degree in education. Prior to his retirement in 1986, he had for many years been a guidance counselor at the Jamestown High School. He was an active member of the Brown Memorial United Church of Christ in Virginia and had been a member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Jamestown. A devoted grandfather, he was always well respected by faculty and students alike, known for his constant encouragement to all to excel. He is survived by his wife, Alice Cross Boje, whom he married Dec. 26, 1953; a son, Bruce A. Boje of Jamestown; a daughter, Barbara B. Pryor of Alameda, Calif.; four grandchildren: Cole, Blake and Britta Boje, all of Bemus Point, and Chelsea Toone of Alameda; two brothers: Paul and Norman Boje, both of Buffalo; and a sister, Ruth Kolavrate of Buffalo. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Richard T. Schaffer, pastor of First Congregational United Church of Christ, and the Rev. James Dale Barrington, pastor of Brown Memorial United Church of Christ in McGaheysville, Va., will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the James Prendergast Library Association, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown, N.Y., 14702-9990, or to the American Diabetes Association, Memorials and Honors Program, P.O. Box 2680, N. Canton, Ohio, 44720. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Borden Bessie Tibbetts 1885 1951 PJ clipping dated Apr. 11, 1951: Mrs. Bessie Tibbetts Borden, 66, of 220 Fulton Street, wife of Walter Borden, died in Jamestown General Hospital at 9:30 a..m. Tuesday. She was born March 15, 1885, in Wellsville, and came to Jamestown, from Philadelphia, Pa., in 1930. Mrs. Borden was a member of the Past Noble Grands Lodge of the Rebekahs and held the Great Ashahl Degree of the lodge. Surviving besides her husband, are two sisters, Mrs. Flora LaFontain of Jamestown and Mrs. Gertrude Beebe of Buffalo. Funeral services will be held from the Boyd Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Bostrom Elizabeth M. Nelson 1886 1964 Mrs. Elizabeth(Betty) M. Bostrom, 78, of 477 Fairmount Avenue, W.E., died at 8:55 a.m. Sunday(Aug. 23, 1964). She was the widow of C. Emanuel Bostrom, who died in 1947.
Mrs. Bostrom was born in Varmland, Sweden, March 13, 1886, a daughter of Carl and Maria Nelson. She came to the United States in 1904 residing in Cleveland, Ohio, 10 years, before coming to Jamestown in 1914. She attended the Salvation Army Temple Corps.
Surviving are two brothers, Carl Carlson, Lakewood, and Walfred Carlson, El Monte Calif., two sisters in Sweden, Mrs. Ida Edgren and Mrs. Julia Peterson; three nephews, Gordon Carlson, Jamestown; Carl R. Fagerstrom, Buffalo; and Herbert Carlson, El Monte; three nieces, Mrs. Mildred Flood, Faloner, Mrs. Agnes Hanson, Jamestown, and Mrs. Lucille Knickerbocker, Lakewood; and several nieces and nephews in Sweden. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Alma Fagerstrom. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday in the Lind Funeral Home. Maj. Lennart Carlson of the Salvation Army will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 today in the funeral home.
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Boutelle June V. McCord 1928 2001 1/12/2001 - June V. Boutelle, 72, of 69 W. Livingston Ave., Celoron, died at 8:57 p.m. Friday (Jan. 12, 2001) in WCA Hospital. She was born Dec. 24, 1928, in Bradford, a daughter of the late William and Genevieve Bedeaux McCord. She was a graduate of Bradford Area High School. For the past 18 years, she was an Avon representative and previously was employed at the former Zayre’s Department store before its closing. She was a member of Lakewood Memorial Post 1286 American Legion Auxiliary and was a member and past president of the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club Auxiliary. She is survived by her husband, Donald Boutelle Sr., whom she married Dec. 28, 1988; three sons: Gerald Powell Jr. of Rochester, John Powell of Titusville, Fla. and James Powell of Tonawanda; a stepdaughter, Gloria Olson of Sheffield; a stepson, Donald Boutelle Jr. of Sheffield; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Geise of Cattaraugus; two brothers: William McCord of Leesburg, Fla., and John McCord of Aurora, Colo. The funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Msgr. Joseph M. Dowdell, pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lakewood, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home where an American Legion Auxiliary Service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Sunday. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the Celoron Fire Department Rescue Squad. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Braun Florence K. Jones 1913 2002 2/10/2002 - Florence K. Braun, 88, of 413 Falconer St., formerly of Lakewood, died at 8:45 a.m. Sunday (Feb. 10, 2002) in her home. She was the widow of Joseph M. Braun, whom she married March 4, 1939, in Buffalo, and who died Feb. 5, 1992. She was born Dec. 16, 1913, in Buffalo, the daughter of Kelsey and Ella Thomas Jones. She was a graduate of Bennett High School in Buffalo and attended the Albright Art School. She was employed by Dr. William Chalecke as a nursing assistant for 30 years, retiring in 1980. She had been a member of the Lakewood United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the United Methodist Women, the Altar Society and helped create FISH. She later became a member of the Lakewood Baptist Church. She was a charter member of the Lakewood Women’s Home Bureau and several other organizations in the area. She attended Chautauqua Adult Day Care Center and the Present Center at the First Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Michel ‘‘Bonnie’’ Ohls, with whom she made her home; three sons: Gary K. Braun of Jamestown, Richard L. Braun of Fort Gibson, Okla., and Craig S. Braun of Littleton, Colo.; seven grandchildren: Kelsey Braun of Stoneham, Pa., Eric Braun of Randolph, Clair Ohls III of Falconer, Cherie Ohls and Vanessa Braun, both of Jamestown, Christine McGinnis of Venice, Fla., Emily Braun of Littleton; and 11 great-grandchildren. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Theresa Ohls Jones; a brother, Lawrence Jones; and a sister, Mary Surbeck. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Lakewood Baptist Church. The Rev. Daniel W. Cook, pastor of the church, will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Sunset Hill Cemetery. No visitation will be observed. Memorials may be made to Chautauqua Adult Day Care Center, 663 Lakeview Ave., Jamestown, N.Y., 14701; or the Present Center, c/o of the First Baptist Church, 358 E. Fifth St., Jamestown, N.Y., 14701. Arrangements are by the Falconer Funeral Home. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Breneman Arthur C.
1904 2003 11/26/2003 - Arthur C. BRENEMAN, 99, formerly of 55 W. Fifth St., Celoron, died at 1 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 25, 2003) in the Heritage Green Health Care Center. An area resident for many years, he was born June 12, 1904, in Mazette, Pa., the son of Clinton and Etta Snyder Breneman.
He had been employed by the Watson Manufacturing Co., retiring as a spot welder in 1975. In later years, he had delivered prescriptions for the Davis Drug Store.
He had been a member of the former Bemus Point Church of God.
A lover of animals, especially dogs, he will be remembered for his request of everyone, ''Don't forget your prayers.'' He will be missed by his surviving niece, Loretta Nalbone of Jamestown, and nephew, Robert Apotosh of Ashville.
He was preceded in death his wife, Cora Van Rossen Breneman, whom he married Nov. 30, 1963, and who died Dec.16, 1983; and a sister, Edna Apotosh, who died July 14, 1992.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Gerald A. Haglund, chaplain of Heritage Green Health Care Center, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service in the funeral home Saturday.
Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.
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Briggs Jane M. Anderson 1930 2002 1/13/2002 - Jane M. Briggs, 71, of 155 Merlin Ave. died at 3:50 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 13, 2002) in WCA Hospital. She was born Feb. 22, 1930, in Buffalo, a daughter of Truman and Franca Lindsey Anderson. She taught ceramics classes and enjoyed painting and crocheting. She is survived by four sons: Randy A. and Grant E. Briggs, both of Jamestown, Keith R. Briggs of Rock Hill, S.C., and Troy A. Briggs of Vero Beach, Fla.; six granddaughters: Kimberly E. Briggs of North Port, Fla., Michelle Kelly of Jacksonville, Fla., Lisa Marino of Warren, Elaine and Melissa Briggs, both of Bemus Point, and Brandi Briggs of Vero Beach; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Truman Anderson of Ashville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald R. Briggs, whom she married June 28, 1947, and who died Jan. 30, 2000. No funeral service or visitation will be observed. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to a charity of choice. Arrangements are by the Lind Funeral Home. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Brink David A.
1911 2003 David A. Brink, 91, formerly of 113 Sprague St. and Celoron, died at 5:50 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 9, 2003) in the Lutheran Retirement Home. He was born March 3, 1911, in Pittsburgh, the son of Herbert S. and Olive Mae Stouffer Brink. Before retiring, he had owned and operated Brink Typewriter Sales and Service in Allegany and Jamestown. During the 1930s, he served with the Civilian Conservation Corps, building roads in Montana. He is survived by a daughter, Patricia A. Russell, of Belmont; four sons: David M. Brink of Jamestown, Bruce D. Brink of Wakarusa, Ind., and Jeffrey S. and Dennis A. Brink, both of Frewsburg; 11 grandchildren: Pamela Russell of Belmont, Melissa Russell of Barker, Timothy Russell of Lebanon, Pa., Christopher and Rod Brink of Jamestown, Andrew Brink of Erie, Cassie Kulczar of Nappanee, Ind., Todd Brink of Wakarusa, and Danielle, Matt, and Daryl Brink, all of Frewsburg; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Alice Greene of Frewsburg; and a brother, William Brink of Allegany. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Irene E. Russell, whom he married Oct. 29, 1938, in the Ivory Church, and who died Dec. 21, 1996; two sisters: Ella Mae Gabler and Ruth Butler; and four brothers: Harold, Robert, Roy and Donald Brink. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Sunset Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Floyd E. Merriam will officiate. Visitation will not be observed. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 111 W. Second St., Jamestown, N.Y., 14701-5281. Arrangements are by Powers, Present & Sixbey Funeral Home. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Brink Harriet H. Berwin 1921 2002 3/13/2002 - Harriet H. Brink, 81, formerly of Frewsburg Rest Home and Lakewood, died at 6 a.m. Wednesday (March 13, 2002) in Heritage Park Health Care Center. She was born March 5, 1921, in Germany, the daughter of Herbert and Alice Berwin. She was raised in Herefordshire, England, and worked for the Land Army during World War II. Coming to the United States in 1945, she was employed by the Beechwood Country House as a waitress for 43 years. She was a member of Lakewood United Methodist Church. She was an avid gardener and loved animals. She is survived by a daughter, Jean Kemp of Jamestown; a son, Alan Brink of Lakewood; and two granddaughters: Jodi VanMeter of Wayne, Pa., and Lindsay Kemp of Jamestown. She was preceded in death by her husband, Einar W. Brink, whom she married Sept. 11, 1944, and who died Dec. 17, 1975. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. John F. Pascoe, pastor of Lakewood United Methodist Church, will officiate. Inurnment will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Lakewood United Methodist Church or the Chautauqua County Humane Society. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Brooks Francis G.
1927 2001 2/11/2001 - Francis G. Brooks, 73, of 60 Arden Parkway, died at 9:25 a.m. Sunday (Feb. 11, 2001) in WCA Hospital. A lifelong area resident, he was born July 10, 1927, in Jamestown, the son of Frank and Eva Davey Brooks. He attended Jamestown High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving with the Corps of Engineers in Japan for two years during the Korean War. He was a communicant of Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and a member of Ira Lou Spring Post 149 American Legion. He was an avid golfer and bowler. He is survived by his wife, Santa C. Lavalle Brooks, whom he married June 26, 1954; a daughter, Susan Horvath of Seneca Falls, N.Y.; two sons: Larry Brooks of Elkhart, Ind., and Peter Brooks of Jamestown; two grandchildren: Karen and Gregory Horvath, both of Seneca Falls; and two half-sisters. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. The Rev. Dennis W. Mende, pastor, will be celebrant. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Lind Funeral Home, where a Christian Wake Service will be led at 2 p.m. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Brown Frances E. Waite 1933 2003 ASHVILLE - Frances Etta Waite Brown, 69, of 1151 Wellman Road, died at 3:47 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 5, 2003) in her home.
She was born April 10, 1933, in Salamanca, the daughter of the late Tracy and Frances Maye Sparling Waite. She was a member of Clarks Corners Community Church. She was an avid reader and devoted homemaker and will be remembered as a loving wife, devoted Christian mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She is survived by her husband, Robert E. Brown, whom she married Dec. 27, 1949; two sons: Kevin Brown and Kihm Brown, both of Jamestown; two daughters: Diana Felling of Valparaiso, Ind., and Laurie Smith of North East, Pa.; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandson; three sisters: Joyce Sweatman of Roanoke, Va., Marlene Butler and Elaine Larsen, both of Kennedy; and three brothers: Robert Waite of Steamburg, Gordon Waite of Randolph and Richard Waite of Waterford, Pa. She was preceded in death by two sisters: Vivian Sherlock and Vera Conklin; and a brother, Clyde Waite. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev Gerald A. Haglund, Heritage Park Health Care Center chaplain, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Hospice Chautauqua County, 4840 W. Lake Road, Mayville, N.Y., 14757, or a charity of choice.
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Brown Harriet I. Knapp 1925 2001 9/3/2001 - Harriet I. Brown, 75, of 9 E. Livingston Ave., died at 8:45 p.m. Monday (Sept. 3, 2001) in her home. She was born Oct. 6, 1925, in Celoron, the daughter of Harry J. and Lila Maybee Knapp. Prior to retiring in 1990, she had been employed as a bookkeeper for the former 7-Up Bottling Company and, in earlier years, was employed by the Journal Press and Watson Manufacturing Co. She was a member of Herman Kent 777, the American Legion, the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club and the Antique Study Club. She attended Celoron United Methodist Church. She enjoyed her many flowers and spending time with her good friends and family. She is survived by three daughters: Cynthia L. and Sheila F. Brown and Sharon K. Stam, all of Celoron; four granddaughters: Sara J. McClintock of Corry, Erin McClintock of Bemus Point, Andrea R. and Katie A. Stam, both of Celoron; a great-grandson; a brother, Harry Knapp of Celoron; and a sister, Sandra Anderson of Celoron. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Brandon McClintock, who died in December 1987; and a sister, Dorris Sikes in 1996. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Powers, Present & Sixbey Funeral Home. The Rev. Loren Turner, pastor of Celoron United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Chautauqua County. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Brown Harry F.
1934 2001 10/28/2001 - Harry F. ‘‘Red’’ Brown, 66, of 68 W. 10th St., died Sunday October 28, 2001) in St. Vincents Health Center, Erie. A Jamestown area resident most of his life, he was born Nov. 27, 1934, in Ripley, a son of Claude F. and Alberta Miller Brown. He was a truck driver, working for Allied Van Lines of Celoron for 13 years and Hills Trucking of Fredonia for three years, retiring in 1991 due to ill health. He was formerly a member of the Moose Lodge. Mr. Brown was an avid bingo player. Surviving are his companion Judith Beardsley of Jamestown, with whom he made his home; a brother, LeRoy Brown of Bemus Point; three sisters: Daisy Steinhoff of Stockton, Alberta Ingerson of Jamestown and Edith Wiltsie. He was preceded in death by his father on Nov. 30, 1959, his mother on Sept. 7, 1984; a brother Winfield W. Brown on Dec. 1, 1999; and a sister, Grace M. Rasmussen on July 20, 1993. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Dayle F. Keefer, pastor of Fluvanna Community Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Browne Betty A.
1945 2004 Betty A. Browne, 58, of 124 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, died at 3:12 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 31, 2004) in WCA Hospital. A resident in Lakewood most of her life, she was born Oct. 8, 1945, in Jamestown, the daughter of Maxwell F. and Katherine Brightman Browne. Miss Browne was a 1964 graduate of Southwestern Central School and in 1966 from Olean Beauty School. She was a private baby sitter for many years. She was a member of Lakewood United Methodist Church. Miss Brown loved children and animals and her cat, Callie, will miss her. Surviving are her mother of Lakewood, with whom she made her home; and two brothers: David J. Browne of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Philip A. Browne of Lakewood. She was preceded in death by her father on June 26, 1971; and her brother, Melvin Browne, on Sept. 9, 1977. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. John F. Pascoe, pastor of Lakewood United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Lakewood United Methodist Church, 164 Shadyside Road, Lakewood, N.Y., 14750; and American Diabetes Association, Memorial and Honors Program, PO Box 2680, N. Canton, Ohio, 44720. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Buchanan Clayton A.
1916 2002 11/15/2002 - Clayton Archie Buchanan, 86, of the Garfield Trailer Park, 3017 Garfield Road, died at 5:10 p.m. Thursday, (Nov. 14, 2002) in his home. An area resident since 1969, he was born June 29, 1916, in Pittsfield, Pa., the son of Clayton and Emma Rounds Buchanan. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II. Before his retirement in 1980, he was employed by the former Carborundum Company, now Monofrax Inc., where he worked from 1949 to 1980. He was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church, where he was active in the Lael Fellowship Sunday School Class. He is survived by his wife, the former Irene Johnson, whom he married Jan. 14, 1952; a daughter, Mary Buchanan of Warren; two stepchildren: Linda Loucks of Jamestown and William Buchanan of Erie; 13 grandchildren: Melody Shaffer of Warren, Wendy Borton and Clayton Buchanan, both of Pittsfield, Carolyn Kimber of Celoron, Debra Brewer of Starbrick, Pa., Kenneth Peters of Lander, Pa., Michele Loucks of New Jersey, Timothy Loucks of Kenmore, Tom and Tim Buchanan, both of Florida, Stacey Buchanan of Georgia, Nicole Buchanan of Niagara Falls and William Buchanan of Texas; 17 great-grandchildren: and 12 great-great-grandchildren; a half-sister, Eva Hoffman of Warren; and a half brother, Clarence Buchanan of Texas. He was preceded in death by a son, Clayton Buchanan, who died Nov. 22, 1999; three grandchildren: Randy Buchanan, who died Aug. 25, 1976, and Derrick and James Buchanan; and two sisters: Lillian Gray and Luella Jordon. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Bethel Baptist Church. The Rev. Dan Stevens, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today in the Lind Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service in the church. Memorials may be made to the Bethel Baptist Christian Academy, 200 Hunt Road, Jamestown, N.Y., 14701. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Buchanan Clayton A.
1916 2002 11/15/2002 - Clayton Archie Buchanan, 86, of the Garfield Trailer Park, 3017 Garfield Road, died at 5:10 p.m. Thursday, (Nov. 14, 2002) in his home. An area resident since 1969, he was born June 29, 1916, in Pittsfield, Pa., the son of Clayton and Emma Rounds Buchanan. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II. Before his retirement in 1980, he was employed by the former Carborundum Company, now Monofrax Inc., where he worked from 1949 to 1980. He was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church, where he was active in the Lael Fellowship Sunday School Class. He is survived by his wife, the former Irene Johnson, whom he married Jan. 14, 1952; a daughter, Mary Buchanan of Warren; two stepchildren: Linda Loucks of Jamestown and William Buchanan of Erie; 13 grandchildren: Melody Shaffer of Warren, Wendy Borton and Clayton Buchanan, both of Pittsfield, Carolyn Kimber of Celoron, Debra Brewer of Starbrick, Pa., Kenneth Peters of Lander, Pa., Michele Loucks of New Jersey, Timothy Loucks of Kenmore, Tom and Tim Buchanan, both of Florida, Stacey Buchanan of Georgia, Nicole Buchanan of Niagara Falls and William Buchanan of Texas; 17 great-grandchildren: and 12 great-great-grandchildren; a half-sister, Eva Hoffman of Warren; and a half brother, Clarence Buchanan of Texas. He was preceded in death by a son, Clayton Buchanan, who died Nov. 22, 1999; three grandchildren: Randy Buchanan, who died Aug. 25, 1976, and Derrick and James Buchanan; and two sisters: Lillian Gray and Luella Jordon. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Bethel Baptist Church. The Rev. Dan Stevens, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today in the Lind Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service in the church. Memorials may be made to the Bethel Baptist Christian Academy, 200 Hunt Road, Jamestown, N.Y., 14701. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Bullock Frank W.
1874 1945 PJ Obit November 17, 1945
Frank W. Bullock, 71, of 50 Broadhead Avenue, for 41 years connected with the Niagara, Lockport, and Ontario Power Company and for over 27 years the superintendent of its Jamestown District, was found dead Friday afternoon at his farm on the Busti-Sugar Grove Road, a heart attack being the cause of death. He left for the farm Thursday morning and, worried about his absence, Mrs. Bullock went there Friday and made the discovery. In addition to his wife, Cassie Matthews Bullock, he is survived by a son, Frederick M. Bullock, and two grandsons, James and John Bullock of Pittsburgh. He was a member of the First Methodist Church, Mt. Moriah Lodge , F.& A. M., and the Rotary Club; a past commander of Jamestown Commandery, Knights Templar, and active in civic affairs for a long period of years. Born on the farm in the Town of Busti on which he died, son of DeForest and Annette Blackmar Bullock, old settlers in the town, he had been a Jamestown resident for 52 years. He retired about 10 years ago. The company tendered him a farewell dinner at the Hotel Jamestown on Jan. 10, 1935. He designed and helped to build the Washington Street sub-station of the company.The remains are at the Powers Funeral Home until noon on Monday, when they will be taken to Fellowship hall, First Methodist Church, for funeral services at 2 P.M. with Rev. Lee D. Smith officiating. The remains are to lie in state at the church for an hour before the service. Interment will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.
Burch Richard L.
1938 2003 Richard L. Burch, 65, of 12 W. 10th St., died at 10:55 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 9, 2003) in WCA Hospital. A lifelong area resident, he was born May 21, 1938, in Jamestown, the son of the late Leonard C. and Beatrice Johnson Burch. He was a 1956 graduate of Falconer High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving for several months in 1957. Before his retirement, he was employed for 18 years by the former Ring Punch and Die, a division of Producto Machine Company. He was also a volunteer bingo caller for the weekly bingo night at the Resource Center, and a member of the Herman Kent Post 777 American Legion, Celoron. He was an avid bingo player and bowler. He is survived by three daughters: Connie Vinson and Cathleen Hill, both of Ft. Pierce, Fla., and Carol Gutowski of Phoenix, Ariz.; two sons: Richard L. Burch Jr. of Phoenix and Todd Dean of Jamestown; a stepdaughter, Jennifer TenPas of Jamestown; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Shirley Erickson of Celoron; and his companion, Ruth Dean, with whom he made his home. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Lind Funeral Home. Members of the Herman Kent Post 777 American Legion will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Provided by Kathy M. Sloan, 2004.