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Seaford, Delaware William John Zawicki 1936 — 2023 William (Bill) John Zawicki passed away at ACTS Manor House in Seaford, DE on October 12, 2023. He was born in Dunkirk, NY on May 13, 1936, son of the late William and Mary (Lajewski) Zawicki. Bill attended Forestville High School (Forestville, NY) and is a graduate of Cornell University (Ithaca, NY). A member of the class of 1957, he studied pomology and entomology, was a brother in the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity and was enrolled in ROTC. He continued to serve in the Army National Guard until 1965. After a long career at the Chevron Corporation, Bill founded Northeast Vector Management. He grew his business supplying the mosquito control community in the Northeast until his retirement in... Salisbury, North Carolina Ruth Mae Daniels Roake 1949 — 2023 Ruth Mae Roake (nee Daniels) previously Wendt, Sedgwick, and Mekus, 74, of Salisbury, North Carolina entered the Lord's Kingdom on June 17, 2023. She was born February 21, 1949 to Clarence James and Margaret Mary Daniels (nee Ireland) in Buffalo, New York. Ruth resided in the Western New York area until 2011 when she relocated to Salisbury. Ruth is survived by her husband John, brother Mark James Daniels of Eden, New York, brother-in-law James Edward Manley (Catherine), one daughter Jacquelynne Suzzanne Sedgwick-Landry (Adrienne) of Houston, Texas, several step-children (and their partners) from current and previous husband James Raymond Mekus, grandchildren Savannah and Sebastian... Marco Island, Florida James Peter Green 1946 — 2023 James Peter Green passed away on June 14, 2023, at home in Marco Island, Florida surrounded by his family. He was born in Rochester, NY on January 21, 1946, to Nelson and Mabel (Kofod) Green. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen (McGraw), children, Darren Green (Virginia), Jennifer Williams (Dana) and Heather Ortiz, grandchildren, David Green (Christine) and Madeline Rammelt, great grandchildren, Ava and Carter Green and Greyson Young and a nephew, Richard Shattuck (Susan). He was predeceased by a brother, Richard Green and sister, Janice Bensink. Jim grew up in Westfield, NY and in 1964 graduated from Westfield Academy and Central School, where he played football, basketball, baseball and... Lexington, North Carolina Paul Lavern Stroehlein 1936 — 2023 Rest in Peace to Paul Lavern Stroehlein, 87, of Lexington, who passed away on June 14, 2023 at his home in North Carolina, where he lived for 21 years. He was born May 23, 1936 in Dunkirk, NY to the late Jacob Stroehlein and Clara Churchwell Smith. Paul worked at Roblin Steel, Altec Steel and after retirement, as a salesman for Creative Carpets; Lexington, NC. Paul served in the U.S. Military from 1954-1957. In his spare time, Paul spent time with his family, grandchildren and enjoyed a good laugh. In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Peltier, his late wife, Marguerite Breen and his siblings, Chet Stroehlein, Richard Stroehlein, Donald Stroehlein and... Dover, Pennsylvania Rita J. Felton 1941 — 2023 Rita J. Felton, 82, of Dover, PA went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at the York Hospital. She was born March 10, 1941, the daughter of the late Gordon and Thressa Elaine (Nosker) Carlson. Rita operated a dog grooming business for 48 years. She was a member of the Good News Free Methodist Church in Mechanicsburg and with her husband lead its Encouragers group. Rita was also a member of the El Shaddai Singers for many years and enjoyed playing in the Gospel Music Jam at the Church of the Open Door in York and was a founding member of the Safe Harbor Gospel Messengers. She was a former founding member of the Gospel Sound. As a child, Rita enjoyed horses and... McKinney, Texas Vincent Samuel Leone 1941 — 2023 Vincent Samuel Leone passed away May 15, 2023, in McKinney, Texas at the age of 82. He was born to Frank S. and Mary (Noto) Leone on February 6, 1941, in Dunkirk, New York. Vincent proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1962 - 1965. He married his wife, Nora, on September 11, 1965, and retired from JC Penney after 32 years working in accounting and tele-marketing. Since his retirement, he and his wife lived in Florida and traveled to many countries. Once back in Texas, Vincent volunteered his time doing taxes for seniors and low-income families. He was an avid golfer, pool shark, genealogist, and loved to be near the ocean. Vincent was a kind man who never met a... Winterville, North Carolina Dr. Harold H. (Buck) Roeder 1935 — 2023 Dr. Harold H. (Buck) Roeder 87, of Winterville, NC, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on April 17, 2023. A Celebration of Life will be held on April 29th at 4:00pm at Wilkerson Funeral Home and Cematory, 2100 E. Fifth St. Greenville, NC. Immediately following, a reception will be held in Harold's honor at the Roeder/Garafolo home, 1703 Brompton Court in Greenville. Harold was born on November 21, 1935, to Margaret and John Henry Roeder of Buffalo, NY. He was the second youngest of 18 children. After graduating from South Park High School in 1954, Harold went on to pursue a bachelor's degree in education from Buffalo State University. In 1958, he furthered his... Winterville, North Carolina Dr. Harold H. (Buck) Roeder 1935 — 2023 Dr. Harold H. (Buck) Roeder 87, of Winterville, NC, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on April 17, 2023. A Celebration of Life will be held on April 29th at 4:00pm at Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory, 2100 E. Fifth St. Greenville, NC. Immediately following, a reception will be held in Harold's honor at the Roeder/Garafolo home, 1703 Brompton Court in Greenville. Harold was born on November 21, 1935, to Margaret and John Henry Roeder of Buffalo, NY. He was the second youngest of 18 children. After graduating from South Park High School in 1954, Harold went on to pursue a bachelor's degree in education from Buffalo State University. In 1958, he furthered his... Rocky Mount, North Carolina Wilma Patricia Hammond Rundell 1950 — 2023 Wilma Patricia Hammond Rundell, age 72, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2023. Born in Jamestown, NY on February 5, 1950, she was the daughter of the late Harold Hammond and Patricia Kilburn Hammond. She was also preceded in death by her brother, John Hammond. An active member of Englewood United Methodist Church, Wilma sang in the church choir and volunteered a lot of her time to various church missions. She believed in helping and giving back to others as much as she could. A dedicated and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend to many, Wilma will be deeply missed and never forgotten. Wilma is survived by her husband of 51 years, David Rundell;... Cheektowaga, New York Sister Mary Andrew, CSSF 1933 — 2022 Sister Mary Andrew, CSSF - Felician Sisters Congregation Leona Wiercinski November 19, 2022. Beloved daughter of the late Sophie (nee Piatkowski) and Paul Wiercinski; loving sister of Helen fa*gan, late Florence (Bronislaus) Baniszewski, late Bernard and late Thomas Wiercinski;also survived by many nieces and nephews. Felician Sisters and family will be present at the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Villa Maria) Convent (600 Doat) on Tuesday 3-5 PM. An Evening Prayer Service at 5 PM in the convent chapel. Viewing will also be held Wednesday from 9:30-10:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM in the convent chapel. For Live stream link and obituary please go to... Auburndale, Florida Melvin Lee Story 1941 — 2022 Melvin Lee Story, age 80, of Auburndale, Florida entered into rest on Friday, September 30, 2022. Melvin was born November 19, 1941 in Collins, New York. Growing up on a 30 acre farm in Collins, New York, Melvin took part in 4H Club as a child and started his own lawn mowing business at 10 years old. He continued to work at various farms until 1961 when he entered the US Army. Later, Melvin welcomed two children, Paula, and Michael, their births were two of his happiest moments. Family time was most important to Melvin, however he stayed active in serving his community as Commander of the VFW and with hospice. He not only was a visitor and greeter, but also brought a smile to those around... Bradenton, Florida Delores Delcamp Newman 1946 — 2022 Delores Delcamp Newman, 76, of Bradenton, FL passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2022, at Bradenton Hospice House. Born April 7, 1946, in Dunkirk, NY, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Dorothy (Utegg) Delcamp. She was a devoted wife of 42 years and was talented at crocheting Afghans. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Delcamp. She will be remembered and missed by her husband, Robert Newman and a brother, Dale Delcamp. Private services are scheduled at the family cemetery in New York. Arrangements have been entrusted to Skyway Memorial Funeral Home, 5200 US Hwy 19N, Palmetto, FL 34221. www.skywaymemorial.com. Las Vegas, Nevada Tina Marie Parks 1978 — 2022 Tina Marie Parks, 43, of Las Vegas, Nevada, passed away on May 10, 2022 surrounded by her husband and two daughters after a battle with cancer. Tina was predeceased by her mother Patricia Shull (Gowanda, NY) and is survived by her husband Tim (Las Vegas, NV), her two daughters; Dakota (Box Elder, SD) and Caitlin (Las Vegas, NV), her father David Shull (Gowanda, NY), and her three brothers; David (Mary) Shull, Jr (Dunkirk, NY), Brian (Christina) Shull (Gowanda, NY) and Joe (Kimberly) Shull (Perrysburg, NY). A celebration of life ceremony will be held at a later date in Gowanda, NY. Donations can be made in Tina's name to Susan G. Komen. Sarasota, Florida Frank Joseph Ubaney 1944 — 2022 Frank Ubaney age 77, of Sarasota, Fl, was peacefully re-united with his beloved wife, Rachel, after passing away Tuesday, April 19th 2022. He was born July 18, 1944 in Fredonia, NY. A son of Joseph Ubaney and Josephine Siragusa. Mr. Ubaney worked for many years as a Vending Machine Repairman for both Coca-Cola and Pepsi. He passionately loved his family and friends and was known as someone who would always be there to help or lend a hand. He enjoyed many happy fun-loving years of camping at Lei-Ti Campground in Batavia, NY where he grew an extended family. He is survived by his 2 loving sons, Frank (Brenda) Ubaney II. of Sarasota, FL and Nicholas (Courtney Maniace) of Pahrump, NV; a... McKinney, Texas, Texas Nora Leone 1941 — 2021 Nora Jane Leone of McKinney, Texas passed away on December 6, 2021 at the age of 80. She was born on February 24, 1941 to Roy Albert and Shirley Avis (Ayers) Gloss in Dunkirk, New York. Nora attended the University of New York at Alfred and married Vincent Leone on September 11, 1965 in Fredonia, New York. Nora was a published writer and author. An avid reader, Nora also taught literacy to children and adults. She cherished her family and friends, and she will be remembered fondly as generous, loyal, and loving. Nora and Vincent have lived in many states and traveled to many countries. Married for 56 years, they were each other's companion, friend, and supporter. Nora is survived by her... Sterling Madeline Fabich 1945 — 2021 Madeline Fabich of Sterling, Virginia passed away on November 4th 2021. Madeline was born and raised around Dunkirk, NY and moved to Northern Virginia with her husband Roger in 1967. Madeline served her community and retired from the Loudoun County Library System. She is preceded in death by her brother Paul and husband Roger. She is survived by her son Jonathan and his family; her granddaughters were the light of her life!" Condolences may be made at www.adamsgreen.com.
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