Obituaries for The Tonawandas for the week of Sunday, Nov. 18
Tuesday November 13, 2012 | By:Community Papers of WNY Staff | Obituaries / Deaths
LEWIS, Gracine P. (nee Capizzi) “Miss G.,” 69, of North Tonawanda, passed away Nov. 8, 2012; Beloved wife of the late Jerrold L. Lewis and the late Dr. Robert D. Phelps; loving mother of Michelle A. “Shelli” Guedesse Taylor, Kenneth J. (Gustavo Zegerra), Peter J. (Buffy) Kirisits and Timothy J. Dzielski; cherished grandmother of Tanya, Christen, Billy, Brooke, Ryan and Jayden. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to the family.
BRAUN, Beatrice (nee Alli), 94, passed away Nov. 9, 2012; beloved wife of the late John H. Braun; devoted mother of Judith K. Braun; cherished grandmother of Chris Senio; loving sister of Phyllis (late Philip) Grillo and Tony (Clara) Alli; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Braun’s name to the “Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City,” (please write “Hurricane Sandy Relief” in memo line) at 253 Broadway, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10007.
ELBERSON, Jocelyn Beth, of Tonawanda, passed away Nov. 11; cherished daughter of Kathleen (nee Kolasz) and Charles Elberson; precious sister of Heather (Jason) Brothers and Brett (Nicole) Elberson; loving Godmother of Nolan Brothers; beloved grand daughter of Charlotte (late Henry) Kolasz and Jack (late Marian) Elberson; special niece of Diane (Greg) Bajdas, Thomas (Lynne) Elberson, Chet Kolasz and Karen Elberson; caring cousin of Kara (Nate), Lauren (Kevin), Thomas, Jr. (Lindy), Alyssa (Matt) and Ariel (Rae Lynn).
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