Jeffrey James CrumpJeffrey James Crump
Jeffrey James Crump, 41, formerly of Hamburg, died Dec. 9.
He was the son of Stephen and Susanne Crump; brother of Lynn (Walter) Wise, Jennifer (Michael) Chiari and Stephen Crump; grandson of Jean Barkewitz; also survived by nine nieces and nephews and one great-niece.
Visitation and a funeral service were held from the Donald M. Demmerley Funeral Home of Hamburg. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.demmerleyfuneralhome.com.Clyde Dole
Clyde Dole, 88, of Langford died Dec. 7.
He was a member of the Langford-New Oregon Volunteer Fire Company, Epiphany of Our Lord Church, Knights of Columbus Council No. 2220 Hamburg, Gowanda Moose and American Legion Post No. 1640 North Collins. He was retired from National Fuel. He served in World War II with the United States Navy.
He was the husband of the late Elizabeth “Betty Lou” (nee Mammoser) Dole; father of Elaine (Duane) Bauer, Kathleen (David) Fregelette, Terry (Tania) Dole, Cindy (Peter) Renaldo and Lori (Andy) Francisco; grandfather of Kelly (Chris) Benanti, Erich (Chelaine) Bauer, Nicole Fregelette, David (Caitlin), Mark Fregelette, Tyler Renaldo, Cody Feltz, Conner Renaldo and the late Megan Bauer and Collin Renaldo; great-grandfather of Nathaniel Benanti and Elijah Bauer; brother of Alice Dole, Martin Dole and the late Edna Dole, Evelyn Krauss, Maynard Dole, Marie Schmitt, Robert, Raymond, Harold and Howard Dole and Bernice Hornberger.
Visitation and a funeral service were held from the Wentland Funeral Home Inc. A Mass of Christian burial was held from the Epiphany of Our Lord Church of Langford.
Memorials may be made to the FacioScapuloHumeral Muscular Dystrophy Society Inc., 450 Bedford St., Lexington, MA 02420.
John GiacomoniJohn Giacomoni
John Giacomoni, 84, of Hamburg died Dec. 6.
He owned Calsco Inc. in Buffalo.
He was the husband of Rosemarie (nee Kwaczala) Giacomoni; father of Douglas Giacomoni, Gina (Dr. Gregory) Bennett, Michael (Jennifer) Walczak and Jason (Jaimie) Walczak; grandfather of Andrea, M.J., Tai, Kayla, Alexis, Olivia and Parker; brother of the late Louise Giacomoni.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held from Saint Francis of Assisi Church at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21. There will be no prior visitation. Arrangements were made by the John J. Kaczor Funeral Home Inc.
Online condolences may be made at www.kaczorfunerals.com.Chester Hojsan
Chester Hojsan of Hamburg died Dec. 15.
He was a member of Western Star Lodge No. 1185 Free and Accepted Masons.
He was the husband of Nila (nee Knisley) Hojsan; father of Mark (Gail) Hojsan; grandfather of Michael (Mary Kate), David, Kristen (Bryan) Casselberry and Kevin Hojsan; great-grandfather of Riley, Seth and Zachary; brother of Jean Mingen; predeceased by brothers and sisters; also survived by other family members and friends.
Visitation will be held from the John J. Kaczor Funeral Home’s Hamburg Chapel, located at 5453 Southwestern Blvd., from 2 – 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19. Prayers will be said from the funeral home the next morning at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of the resurrection at 10 at the Trinity Episcopal Church, located at 261 E. Main St. in Hamburg.
Interment will be in Lakeside Memorial Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Trinity Episcopal Church Rectors Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.kaczorfunerals.com.Henry Maziarczyk
Henry Maziarczyk, 89, of Eden died Dec. 9.
He was the president of Club Polanie, past vice president of Stowarzyszenie Polskich Kombatantow Polish Veterans and a member of Saint Vincent’s Holy Name Society. He was a retired supervisor from Bethlehem Steel.
He was the husband of the late Margaret (nee Tulley) Maziarczyk; father of Frank, Alice (Richard) Dybowski, Marie (Michael) Way and the late John Maziarczyk; grandfather of Robert (Lisa) Oneil, John (Karen) Dybowski, Peggy (Peter) Muscarella, Eric Way, Richard Dybowski and Alex Way; great-grandfather of Ryan Perez, Zoe Dybowski, Ethan Dybowski, Jayden Northrupt, Gabrielle Corsun, Jonathin Muscarella and Nathon Muscarella; brother of the late Chester (late Catherine), Louise (late Edward) Piwowarczyk, Lucian (late Mary) Maziarczyk and Walter (late Helen) Maziarczyk; also survived by nieces, nephews and other family members.
Visitation was held from the John J. Kaczor Funeral Home’s Hamburg Chapel. A Mass of Christian burial was held from Blessed John Paul II Parish. Interment was in Saint Vincent’s Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.kaczorfunerals.com.Patricia Peters
Patricia (nee Armbruster) Peters, 70, of Eden died Dec. 7.
She was the wife of David Peters; mother of Dennis (Tricia) Peters; sister of Judy Valdez of California and the late Donald VanGorder; sister-in-law of the late Donald Peters.
A funeral service was held at the family’s convenience. Arrangements were made by the Wentland Funeral Home of North Collins.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.Helmut Stieber
Helmut Stieber, 80, of Hamburg died Dec. 11.
He was a cabinetmaker and home builder.
He was the husband of Loni (nee Schaffner); father of Michael (Linda) and Heidi Stieber and Karen (Gary) Warner; brother of Erika Schafer, Irene (Elio) Toffoli, Erich (Heidi) Stieber and the late Irmgard Seifert; grandfather of Ashton and Benjamin Warner; uncle of Christina (Robert) Rinehart and several other nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial was held from Saints Peter & Paul Church of Hamburg. Interment was in Saints Peter & Paul Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences may be made at www.demmerleyfuneralhome.com.
Leonard SparaLeonard Spara
Leonard Spara of Lake View died Dec. 12.
He was the husband of Patricia (nee Brady) Spara; father of Leonard (Connie), David (Susan), Paul (Carey) and the late Jeffrey (Marie) and Michael Spara; brother of the late Florence (late Walter) Tracy, Marie (late Theodore) Lakomski, Lorraine (late Peter) Samardak, and Francis (Doris) Spara; also survived by nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation and a funeral service were held from the Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home Inc. of Hamburg. A Mass of Christian burial was held from the Blessed John Paul II Parish.
Online condolences may be made at www.lakesidefuneralhome.com.Marion Wittmeyer
Marion (nee Heary) Wittmeyer, 84, of Lawtons died Dec. 12.
She was a 4-H leader and 55-year member of the Epiphany of Our Lord Church of Langford.
She was the wife of the late Nelson Wittmeyer; mother of Marcia (Thomas) Duffy, Mary Lou (Randy) Detweiler, Michael (Carol) and Mark Wittmeyer; grandmother of Ryan Duffy, Michael and Christine Wittmeyer; daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine Heary; also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation was held from the Wentland Funeral Home of North Collins. A Mass of Christian burial was held from the Epiphany of Our Lord Church of Langford.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo.