Obituaries from The Sun Nov. 26
Irene (nee Hunt) Keller, of Hamburg, died November 13.
Irene was the wife of the late Clyde Keller, Sr.; mother of Clyde (Patricia) and the late Charles Keller; grandmother of Tracy (Ryan) Ficorilli and Charlene Keller; great-grandmother of Keegan, Emerie, Bianca, Santino, and late Michael and Clyde; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends received at LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC. 4199 Lake Shore Rd. Hamburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Big Tree Wesleyan Church. Please make online donations and condolences at www.lakesidefuneralhome.com.
Paul Eustace, of Lake View, died November 12.
Paul was the husband of Mary Ellen (Quinn) Eustace; father of Patrick (Amy) and Molly Eustace; grandfather of Payton, Gavin, Dylan, Andrew, Ethan, and the late Ava, Alex, and Quinn; brother of Jack (Patricia), Mary Ellen (late Thomas) Regan, Sheila (Jim) McCausland, and the late Michael (Mary Anne) Eustace; also survived by several brothers and sisters in law, nieces and nephews.
Arrangements by LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC. 4199 Lake Shore Road, Hamburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Roswell Park Foundation. Please make online donations and condolences at www.lakesidefuneralhome.com.
Albert L. Engle Jr., 92, of Eden, died November 14.
Albert was the husband of 48 years to the late Beverly (nee Shenkle). Father of W. David (Susan), C. Dessie (Tammy) and the late Delbert “Deb” (Polly) and Donald Engle. Brother of Patricia (late Fred) Gearhart. Dear friend of Marianne Spring. Also survived by 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by 1 sister and 4 brothers. Burial in Dubois, PA at a later date. No prior visitation. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Hospice Foundation, 225 Como Park Blvd., P.O. Box 590, Buffalo, NY 14240-0590. Mr. Engle served in the 2nd Ranger Battalion, Co. E, was awarded the Purple Heart, was a past chief of Newton-Abbott Fire Co., member of Masonic Lodge and an avid fisherman and hunter. Arrangements by the Donald M. Demmerley Funeral Home, Inc., 21 Pierce Avenue, Hamburg, NY 14075. Online guest register at www.demmerleyfuneralhome.com.
Ruth N. (nee Hornbuckle) Garrison, 101, of Hamburg, died November 15.
Ruth passed peacefully at home, the wife of the late Maurice R. Garrison, mother of Sara (Stephen) Moler, Mary (the late John) Murray and Barbara (James) Barnes. Grandmother of Kelly (James) Konrad, Christopher (Jen) Barnes, Heather (Joseph) Mahon, the late Lucas Barnes, Christina Moler, Kimberly (Eric) Holet, Caitlin (Patrick) Virtue and Sean (Nicole) Murray. Great Grandmother of Zachary, Joshua and Chloe Konrad, Reilly, Andrew, Nathan and Sean Mahon; Molly Virtue; Sydney and Olivia Holet and Maya Barnes. Life long friend and caregiver June Owen.
Ruth graduated from the University of Nebraska with a bachelor’s degree in physical education. She and Maurice moved to Western New York in 1939 and she worked initially with youth groups at the YWCA. In 1942, moved to Hamburg and worked with high school youth and became a member of the Hamburg United Methodist Church (HUMC). Ruth’s involvement in the church was wide-ranging including the Martha Circle and Married Couples Class, later as a director of HUMC church dining tent at the Erie County Fair and a Bell Ringer. Ruth was a member of the Camp Fire Girls for 50 years. She was a teacher at the HUMC Kindergarten Day School from its inception, for 15 years. Ruth was the Senior Citizen Director for Boston and Hamburg for 25 years. Ruth was also a member of numerous Community groups. She received an award from the American National Red Cross for service during World Was II. She was the rental supervisor of the Hamburg Community Center for 44 years where she was also a member of the Board of Directors. She received the DeWitt Clinton Masonic Award for Community Service. In her earlier years, she was active in tennis, badminton, golf, cross Country skiing, hiking and camping. On the occasion of her hundredth birthday, in 2014, Hamburg Mayor, Thomas Moses, declared Ruth Garrison Day in recognition of all her community involvement. Arrangements by Loomis Offers Loomis Funeral Home, internment Hillcrest Cemetery.
Howard Leman, of Blasdell, died November 19.
Howard was the husband of the late Anita “Bunny” Leman. Father of Laura, Thomas (Margaret) and Beth (David) Salansky and the late James Leman; grandfather of Michael Leman and Jordan, Malinda and Erika Salansky.
Arrangements made by LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC. 4199 Lake Shore Rd., Hamburg.
Flowers gratefully declined. Online condolences may be shared at www.lakesidefuneralhome.com.
Dolores (nee Dories) Greiner, 65, of Lackawanna, died November 6.
Dolores was the wife of Charles C. Greiner for 65 years; mother of Susan (James) Galczynski, Karen Earsing, Barbara (Ross) Good, Charles (Laurie), Judith (late Joseph) Faircloth, Paul (Lisa) and David (Brenda); also survived by 17 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; sister of Mary (late Gene) McCarthy, Joann (Robert) Varney, James (Linda) and the late Joseph; also survived by many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Anna (nee Jennings) Dories.
Arrangements made by THE COLONIAL MEMORIAL CHAPELS INC., 3003 South Park Ave., Lackawanna. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations may be made to the canonization of Father Baker.
Charles W. Roth, 95, of Angola, died November 11.
Charles was the husband of the late Agnes J. Roth; father of Charles E. (Beverly), Sharon Roth, Sheila R. McLane and the late William C. (Cathy) and Robert (Sandra); grandfather of Anne, Amanda, Abbey, Jenna and Allyson great grandfather of Aria Rose; brother of the late David and Dorothy.
Friends called at the Addison Funeral Home Inc. 262 Main St. Angola, where funeral services were held.
Interment services with military honors will be held in Forest Avenue Cemetery, Angola.
The Roth family offers a special “Thank You” to the Visiting Nurses Association and Hospice Buffalo Inc.
Arline M. (nee Hooper) Miller, 91, of Blasdell, died November 17.
Arline was the wife of the late Charles B. “Jim” Miller Sr.; mother of Charles Jr. (Anne-Marie), James (Melanie), Mary (Eugene) Partridge, Joseph (Kim), late Donald and late Michael (Connie) Miller; grandmother of 16 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandson and one late grandson; daughter of the late Benjamin and Lillian Hooper; sister of Robert (Donna) Hooper; also survived by nieces and nephews. Arrangements made by JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME, INC. 3450 South Park Ave. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at Our Mother of Good Counsel Church. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery. Mrs. Miller was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America Court #1311 for over 70 years. Share condolences at www.kaczorfunerals.com
Theresa E. (nee Mazurowski) Knapp, of Hamburg, died November 18.
Theresa was the wife of the late Raymond C. Knapp; mother of Karen T. Denecke; granny of Kobie and Karlyn Denecke. Arrangements made by LOOMIS OFFERS & LOOMIS, INC., HAMBURG CHAPEL, 207 Main St.
Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials to the ALS Foundation.