Louise DelPrinceLouise DelPrince
Louise M. (nee Sack) Delprince, of Angola, died July 28. Louise was the wife of the late Peter Delprince; mother of Irene (Ralph) Giambra and Peter (late Judy) Delprince; grandmother of David (Allison) Giambra, Lisa Giambra, Anne Marie (Doug) Delprince-Shupple, Peter A. (Chrissy) and Christian (Teresa) Delprince; great-grandmother of Kyle, Douglas, Madison, Hannah, Brooke and Gunnar; sister of Dominic (late Rose) Sack, Salvatore (Joanne) Sack, Anna (Louis) Perez and the late Grace (Carmen) Oliver and Irene (late Robert) Stoessel. Survived by many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Aug. 1 at Most Precious Blood Church in Angola. Interment services will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery in Angola. Arrangements were made by the Addison Funeral Home.
James HerbertJames Herbert
James Alan (formerly Mould) Herbert, of Hamburg, died July 27. Herbert was the companion of Margaret “Peg” Beyer; father of Denise Dembowski, Jeni Herbert, and Alicia Herbert; son of the late Marion (Joseph) Maduri; brother of Penny (Butch) Sikorski and Sandra Mould-Dula; also survived by five grandchildren, four step-sisters, a step-brother, and a niece.
A wake will be held on Aug. 1, 5-8 p.m., at the Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home Inc, located at 4199 Lake Shore Road in Hamburg, where funeral services will be held Aug. 2 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 77 Museum, located at 47 Main St., Tonawanda.
Online condolences may be made at www.lakesidefuneralhome.com.
Lawrence HoodLawrence Hood
Lawrence S. Hood, of Hamburg, died July 24. Lawrence was the husband of Janice (nee Fleming) Hood; father of Karen (Christopher) Neubecker, Kristen (David) Kozody, Kimberly (Ian) Foster and Kathe Hood, RN; grandfather of Emily, Sarah, Daniel and William Neubecker, Olivia, Macrae and Mason Kozody and Emma Foster; brother of Charma Woodworth and the late Judson Hood.
A celebration of life was held on July 26 at the Wesleyan Church of Hamburg.
Lawrence was the principal of Hamburg High School for 27 years, retiring in 1998, and an assistant principal and teacher in the Syracuse area for 11 years, before moving to Hamburg. He was an alumnus of Antioch College in Ohio and Syracuse University.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hamburg Volunteer Fire Department EMT, P.O. Box 82, Hamburg, NY 14075.
Arrangements were made by the John J. Kaczor Funeral Home Inc. Online condolences may be made at www.kaczorfunerals.com
Raymond PerryRaymond Perry
Raymond E. Perry, of West Seneca, died July 20. Raymond was the husband of Bonnie (nee Bennett) Perry; father of Kathleen (James) Newton, Kimberly Thieo, Kristen Perry and Keith Perry; grandfather of Michael and Katelyn; son of the late John and Lila Perry; brother of the late Joann Perry; also survived by relatives and many friends.
Raymond was a Unites States Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231.
Arrangements made by Lombardo Funeral Home Southtowns Chapel.
Online condolences may be made at www.lombardofuneralhome.com.Matthew Kalbarczyk
Matthew Kalbarczyk, 67, of Hamburg, died July 24. Matthew was the husband of Kay Bibee; father of Monica and Joseph Kalbarczyk; also survived by many other family members and friends.
A funeral was held on July 28 at the Blasdell/Lackawanna Chapel at the John J. Kaczor Funeral Home Inc. Interment was in Lakeside Memorial Cemetery. Matt was a United States Army Veteran who served in the Vietnam War and was an avid hunter, fisherman and photographer. He worked as a medical technician at Sherman Hospital in Chicago, Ill.
Online condolences may be made at www.kaczorfunerals.com.Bernice Keller
Bernice (nee Long) Keller, 94, of Tallahassee, Fla., formerly of Hamburg, died July 9. Bernice was wife of the late Robert Keller; mother of Barbara Doody, Patricia (Richard) Stafford, Mark (Sandra) Keller and the late Robert (Pauline) Keller and Mary Ellen Davenport; sister of Margaret Doyle and Julia Lalley; grandmother of Donald, Daniel, Bill, Dawn, Thomas, Diane and the late Karen and Connie; also survived by numerous great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held at the Donald M. Demmerley Funeral Home Inc. Interment was in the Mount Olive Cemetery.Theresa Burgio
Theresa (nee Aronica) Burgio, 97, of Fort Pierce, Fla., formerly of North Collins, died July 20. Theresa was the wife of the late Paul Burgio; mother of Frances and Carol Burgio; grandmother to the late Puchee and Layla; sister of James Aronica and the late Marianna DeMarco, Mary Barba, Joseph, Michael and Sarah Aronica.
A funeral was held on July 24 at the Wentland Funeral Home in North Collins.
Memorials may be made to Hospice or an animal shelter of the donor’s choice.Marilyn Miller-Emerling
Marilyn M. Miller-Emerling, of Hamburg, died July 27. Marilyn was the wife of of the late John “Jack” Emerling; daughter of the late Raymond and Irene Miller; stepmother of Kelly (Brian) Carey; sister of Elizabeth “Betty” (late Philip) Pollard, Raymond (late Mazie) and the late Diane Miller; also survived by two nieces and several great-nieces and nephews.
Marilyn was a lifetime member of the Telephone Pioneers.
Visitation will be at the Donald M. Demmerley Funeral Home, Inc, located at 21 Pierce Ave. in Hamburg, Aug. 1 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Saints Peter & Paul Church in Hamburg on Aug. 2.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Arrangements were made by the Donald M. Demmerley Funeral Home, Inc. Online condolences may be made at www.demmerleyfuneralhome.com.Evelyn Dressler
Evelyn M. (nee Bozek) Dressler, 100, of Hamburg, died July 22. Evelyn was the wife of the late Walter Dressler; mother of Margaret (Donald) Galluch and the late George (Mary) and Donette Dressler; grandmother of David (Jennifer) Dressler, Amy Dressler, John (Lucy) Galluch, Maria Galluch, Peter (Sylvia) Galluch and Thomas (Sara) Galluch; great-grandmother of Marcos, Patricia, David, Caitlin, Corinne, Gianna and Matthew; sister of the late Edna Szymanski and Mary Slon; also survived by nieces and nephews.
She was a homemaker.
A Mass of Christian burial was held on July 26 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church. Entombment was in Saint Stanislaus Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Our Lady of Victory Skilled Nursing Facility. Online condolences may be made at www.kaczorfunerals.com.Sophie Preischel
Sophie L. (nee Stang) Preischel, 71, of Hamburg, died July 22. Sophie was wife of the late Paul Preischel; mother of Richard (Dawn), Karen and Susan Streicher; sister of John (Karen) Stang, Barbara (Norman) Horschel, Theresa (Alfred) Horschel and the late William (Rosemarie) STang; also survived by eight grandchildren.
Sophie worked in housekeeping at Elderwood at Rosewood. She was a United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam War.
Visitation will be held in the chapel of the McKinley Parkway at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 3.
Online condolences may be made at www.demmerleyfuneralhome.com. Thomas Rebmann
Thomas D. Rebmann, of Hamburg, died July 22. Thomas was the husband of Catrina (Ferguson) Rebmann; father of Catherine, Tobias (Heather) and Zachary Rebmann; papa of Paige, Natalie and Quinton Rebmann; brother of Marcia (David) Dirnberger.
A Mass of Christian burial was held at Saint Bernadette’s Church on July 26. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation at www.roswellpark.org/giving/donate/honor-memorial-gifts for cancer research.
Online condolences may be made at www.LaingFuneralHome.com.Beatrice Vanini
Beatrice N. (nee Hatch) Vanini, 97, of Hamburg, died July 26. Beatrice was the wife of the late Henry Vanini; mother of Theresa (late James) Given, Cass (Virginia) Vanini, Joan (James) Joyce and the late Michael Vanini; grandmother of nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; sister of the late James and John Hatch; also survived by nieces and nephews.
Wake and funeral services arrangements will be announced at a later date. Arrangements were made by the John J. Kaczor Funeral Home, Inc. Online condolences may be made at www.kaczorfunerals.com.Erma Webber
Erma K. (nee Rieblino) Webber, 90, of Eden, died July 26 in Father Baker Manor. Erma was the wife of Richard Webber; mother of Donald (Karen) Wesp, Barbara (Walter) Kruszka, Douglas Webber, William (Linda) Wesp and Michael Webber; sister of Joyce Harmon and Kenneth Haberman; also survived by five grandchildren.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements were made by the Addison Funeral Home Inc, of Angola. Edward Wieczorek
Edward M. Wieczorek, 73, of Boston, died July 21. Edward was the husband of 52 years to Rita (nee Igla) Wieczorek; father of Col. Michael (Ann Michele), Candice (Jeffrey) Jensen, Jenifer (Kim) Kalfas; Dziadz of First Lt. Samuel, Keri Ellen and Emily Wieczorek and Lindsay and Nicholas Jensen; brother of Alfred (Jean) Wieczorek and the late Joseph (Dorothy) Wieczorek and Dolores Refermat; also survived by nieces nephews and friends.
Edward was a retiree from National Fuel.
A Mass of Christian burial was held on July 18 at Saint John the Baptist Church in Boston. Online condolences may be made at www.kaczorfunerals.com.