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VAN SICKLE, David Guthrie Jr., 83, of Solomons, Maryland, formerly of Lancaster, died Friday, July 29, 2022. He was a former employee at the General Motors Chevrolet Plant in Buffalo. He is survived by his wife, Beverly (nee Rohl) Van Sickle; his daughter, Dawn Fischer-Van Sickle; two grandchildren; and his sister, Becky Eiss. He is preceded by his parents; his […]

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GERACE, Catherine Barbara (nee Oppel), 82, died July 28, 2022. Wife of 59 years to the late Ciro J. Gerace Jr.; mother of Lori Ann Siczewicz, Catherine Roche and Ginnie L. Rauth; grandmother of seven and great-grandmother of four. Visitation was held Tuesday, Aug. 2 at the (Harris Hill Chapel) Amigone Funeral Home Inc. Funeral services will be held privately […]

Nicholas Moore, loving husband

Nicholas A. Moore, 34, of Cheektowaga, passed away Monday, July 18. Nick, as he was known, underwent several heart surgeries as a young child. These would lead to liver and kidney damage that silently robbed his beautiful wife Jacquie of her “Lovebug” much too soon. The two lived for each other, sharing a love many only dream of. Some of […]

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VELIE, Kenneth A., Jr. of Lancaster, died Friday, July 15, 2022. Husband of the late Sarah “Sally” Velie; father of Patrick and Kenneth Velie; grandfather of one grandchildren; and brother of William and the late Kay. No prior visitation. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, July 22 at the Charles Meyer Funeral Home, 13228 Broadway. Condolences […]

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BLAJSZCZAK, Jeffrey M., 48, died June 9, 2022. Son of the late Carmella M. (nee Serafini) and Thomas J. Blajszczak; and brother of Michael and Thomas M. Visitation was held Wednesday, July 13 at the Zurbrick-Amigone Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Thursday, July 14 at Our Lady of Pompeii Church, 129 Laverack Ave, […]

Dale Herbert, owner of interiors business

Dale P. Herbert, 72, co-owner of Rolling Rock Interiors along with his cousin, Harold Lucas, died Wednesday, June 22, 2022. He was the husband of Carole L. (nee Ventresca) Herbert; father of Eric P. and Mark J. Herbert; brother of David Herbert; and a grandfather of six. He is also survived by nieces and nephews. Mr. Herbert, a U.S. Navy […]

David Mustard, insurance company owner/CEO

David E. Mustard, 76, a Lancaster native and owner of the Moss & Sullivan Insurance Inc. Company, died Jan. 14, 2022. Mr. Mustard was a graduate of Syracuse University and a longtime member of the Lancaster Presbyterian Church, serving as a trustee, Sunday school teacher, and leader of youth group canoe and snowshoe trips. He was a member of the […]

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DUNN, Sally P. (nee Paul), 82, died June 25, 2022. Wife of 61 years to William Bradford Dunn; mother of Peter (Brigid) Dunn; sister of Richard C. (Edie) Paul; daughter of the late Anthony J. and Ellen (nee Battel) Paul; grandmother of two; also survived by nieces and nephews. Mrs. Dunn retired as vice president of her family-owned company in […]

Patricia Puto, cleaner at Lancaster High School

Patricia “Patti” Alice Puto, died April 28, 2022. Residing in Depew all of her life, you may have seen Ms. Puto as a school crossing guard at Broadway and Transit. Or at the Lancaster Senior Citizen Center making a quilt or designing cards for Meals on Wheels. She was a very creative person, and enjoyed her time as a cleaner […]

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LYMAN, William “Billy” David, of Las Vegas, Nevada, formerly of Buffalo, who graduated from Lancaster Central High School, died Saturday, June 4, 2022. He is survived by his daughter, Cheryl Rodgers; two siblings, Nancy Jurewicz and Samuel Lyman; and his mother, Hazel “Bertha” Bowman. He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert “Bobby” Lyman, and his father, Charles Lyman.


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