Death notices and obituaries from The Sun week of Sept. 11
- Norman Bartz
- Joyce Bruder
- Ann Mucci
Norman Bartz, of Cape Coral, Fla.; formerly of Hamburg, died September 9. Norman was the husband of Lucille (nee Czysz) for 66 years; father of Janet (Donald) Kerfien, Susan (Robert) Ball and Lawrence (Mary) Bartz; grandfather of Jennifer and Stephen Kerfien, Christopher and Douglas Ball and Thomas and Emily Bartz; son of the late Walter and Bertha Bartz; brother of Wallace (Josephine) and the late Alfred, Arthur, Herman and Raymond Bartz; also survived by nieces and nephews.
Norman served in the Army Signal Corps during World War II and retired from Bell Telephone after 37 1/2 years. He loved gardening, golf, the Bills and the Sabres.
A Mass of Christian burial was held at Saint Mary of the Lake church on SEot. 16. Online condolences may be made at www.lakesidefuneralhome.com.
Joyce L. (nee Patterson) Bruder, 86, of North Boston, died September 8. Joyce was the wife of the late Joseph Gordon Bruder; mother of Kurt (Suzanne), Rick (Barbara), Darrell (Judy), Gordon (Sanja) and Jeffrey (Michelle) Bruder; sister of Betty (late William) Sauder and the late Leonard (late Eleanor) Patterson; also survived by 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was a custodian at the University at Buffalo.
A funeral was held from the Donald M. Demmerley Funeral Home Inc. on Sept. 11. Interment was in Hillcrest Cemetery. Flowers were gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Ten Lives Club. Online condolences may be made at www.demmerleyfuneralhome.com.
Ann L. (nee Haberly) Mucci, of Blasdell, died September 7. Ann was the wife of the late Skip Mucci; mother of Patricia, Ralph, Robert, Barbara and Michael Haberly; grandmother of Billy Mattulke and Ashley Haberly; also survived by nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held at Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home on Sept. 10. Online condolences may be made at www.lakesidefuneralhome.com.
Barbara J. Ott, of Hamburg, died September 12. Barbara was the mother of Christine Pyne (Lisa Cardarella), Eric (Kathleen) Pyne, Nathan (Ann Pacelli) Pyne, Anna Pacifico and Matthew Pacifico; grandmother of Benjamin, Abigail and Andi Pyne and Radley Autumn; daughter of the late Edwin and Ida Ott; sister of Paul (Betsy) Ott; aunt of Amy Shuck, Christopher Ott, Leslie Long and Sarah Reichert. A memorial service will be held at a time and date to be announced. Arrangements were made by the John J. Kaczor Funeral Home Inc. Online condolences may be made at www.kaczorfunerals.com.
Joseph A. Troidl, 86, of North Collins, died September 13. Joseph was the husband of the late Joan (nee Kilburn) Troidl; father of Sheila (Robert) McDonough, Sharon (Bob) Parke, Joseph Troidl and the late Deborah and John Troidl; grandfather of Katherine, Allison, Daniel and Thomas; brother of Anna Spicola, Mary Ann Troidl and the late Anton, Franz, Karl Troidl and Eva Stank. Private funeral services were held and there was no prior visitation. Burial was in Holy Spirit Cemetery.
Arrangements were made by the Wentland Funeral Home of North Collins.
Edmund F. Wittmeyer, 69, of Hamburg, died September 5. Edmund was the brother of Marilyn Rogers (Thomas Thurmond) and Janet (Ray) Elstonl uncle of Tracy McNair and Tiffany Diaz; friend of Nancy Zielinski. He was a machine operator at Multisorb Technologies. Private graveside services were held at Hillcrest Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.demmerleyfuneralhome.com.
Cheryl H. (nee Hornberger) Agle, of Eden, died September 13. Cheryl was the wife of 42 years to William Agle; mother of Karyn (Luke) Sullivan, Jennifer (Neil) Donovan, David (Erin) Agle and Matthew (MAJ. Caitlin Rizzo, D.V.M.) Agle; sister of Joanne and late Bruce Hornberger; grandmother of Charles, Elizabeth, Benjamin, Sophia, Adeline, William and James.
A funeral will be held on Sept. 25 at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s LEGO’S House, 3487 N. Boston Road, Eden.
Online condolences may be made at www.LaingFuneralHome.com.
Mary Eckert, 79, of Lake View, died August 22. Mary was born June 8, 1935 in Buffalo, and lived most of her life in Lake View. She was a first-grade teacher and then co-owner of Eckert’s Nursery for 40 years with her husband, Bernie. In 2005, they moved to Atlanta, Ga. Mary was the mother of Lisa Eckert of Atlanta and Paul Eckert of York, England; grandmother to Oliver Nicholas Eckert and Flora Jane Eckert and mother-in-law to Claire Eckert. Mary loved to laugh–with her patented cackle–and shared zany stories with many friends from every chapter of her life.
A memorial Mass was held in Atlanta. A Mass will be held in her name at Christ The King Church in Snyder on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 4:30 p.m. Donations may be made to Hospice Atlanta. Her name will be on a brick in their gardens. www.vnhs.org. Online condolences may be made at www.caringbridge.com or www.GeorgiaFuneralCare.com. Georgia Funeral Care & Cremation Services made the arrangements.
Walenty “Val” Debicki, 74, of North Collins, died September 10. Val was the father of Anthony, Christopher and Laura Debicki; grandfather of Blaze and Kristen Debicki; brother of Zofia Ratajczyk; Julianna (Jim) McCann, Marie Debicki, Helen (Will) McCann, Stasia Debiki and the late Stefen Debicki, Helen Stevens, Josephine and Walter Debicki.
A Mass of Christian burial was held from Holy Spirit Church on Sept. 13. Arrangements were made by the Wentland Funeral Home in North Collins.