Obituaries Aug 3, 2017

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ANSTETT – Walter J.
Of Arcade, entered into rest July 27, 2017, beloved husband of Katherine L. (nee Woodring) Anstett and the late Rose (nee Marshall) Anstett; devoted father of Gary (Ellen) Anstett, Richard (Mary) Anstett and the late Madelyn Anstett; stepfather of Linda (Richard) Salzler, Timothy (Deborah) Becker, George (Sharon) Becker and the late Brenda (Bill) Wells and Gordon “Bud” (Susan) Becker; cherished grandfather of 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; loving son of the late Roman and Eleanor Anstett; dear brother of Marie, Alvina, Eileen, Lucille and the late Carol. Relatives and friends may visit St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 53 West Falls Rd., West Falls, on Saturday morning (August 5th) from 10:30-11 o’clock where a Funeral Service will immediately follow. Mr. Anstett was a Navy veteran of WW II. Online condolences may be made at www.lombardofuneralhome.com. Arrangements by LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Southtowns Chapel)

BATCHEV – Nicholas G.
Of Lackawanna, entered into rest suddenly July 20, 2017. Beloved husband of Sandra (nee Naumoff) Batchev; devoted father of Nicholas A., Samantha M. and John P. “Jack”; loving son of Alex and Joan (nee Adams) Batchev; dear brother of Dr. Alexander (Dr. Celeste) Batchev and Elaine (Ross) Batchev-Kronenthal; cherished uncle of several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends visited the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME, (Southtowns Chapel), 3060 Abbott Rd. near Lake Ave. on Monday from 3-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, 3148 Abbott Rd., Orchard Park on Tuesday morning at 10 o’clock. Interment Lakeside Cemetery. Online condolences at www.lombardofuneralhome.com

CSWAYKUS – Frederick J.
Formerly of Lackawanna, NY, entered into rest July 17, 2017; husband of Joan (nee Kutera) Cswaykus; father of Fred Jr. (Kim), Anna (Ignacio) Alvira, Dawn and Melissa (Lanny) Pruett; survived by 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; son of the late John and Carolyn Cswaykus; brother of Gloria (late Anthony) Scioli. Friends and relatives were invited to attend a Memorial Mass at OLV Basilica, Lackawanna on Saturday, July 29 at 10:30 AM

DeROUSSEAU, Catherine G. “Kay” (nee Garvin)
Of Lackawanna, at the age of 88, on July 27, 2017. Wife of the late Joseph “JoJo” DeRousseau. Mother of Mary E. (Paul) Barnard, Joseph (Karen), Diane (Joseph) Cardinale, Catherine, Michael, Ann (Dan) Geercken, John and the late David (Barb) DeRousseau. Daughter of the late Elizabeth and John Garvin. Sister of Nancy (Mike) Fitzpatrick, Theresa (Vince) Barrett, Paul Garvin, Michael (Sue) Garvin, Marie Renee Woelfel and the late Rose (late James) McDonnell, Philip (late Rita) Garvin, Joseph (late Peggy) Garvin, Jack (Margaret) Garvin, Mary (late Edward) Mann and Stephen (Janet) Garvin. Also survived by 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation was Monday 2-8 p.m. at NORMAN E. GANNON & SONS, Inc. FUNERAL HOME, 1075 Ridge Rd.; Lackawanna (824-4000). Friends were invited to join the family for The Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica, Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Burial followed at Holy Cross Cemetery. Please visit www. GANNONFUNERAL.com.

FALKLER, Charles D.,
Of Grand Island, at the age of 58 on July 29, 2017. Companion of Deborah A. Ziobro. Brother of Marion (Robert) Cornell, Edward, Charlotte (Michael) Dabb-LeVecke, Carolyn McMillen, David (Jana) and the late John Falkler. Son of the late Paul R. and Marie (nee Hardt) Falkler. Best Friend of Dan and Dawn McMahon. “Grandpa” of Kristen and Kelsy McMahon. Also survived by several nieces and nephews, and many close friends. Private Services arranged by NORMAN E. GANNON & SONS, Inc. FUNERAL HOME, 1075 Ridge Rd.; Lackawanna (824-4000). In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorials to Roswell Park. Please visit www. GANNONFUNERAL.com.

FARROW – Herbert M.
Of Hamburg, entered into rest July 27, 2017, beloved husband of Debra A. (nee Gibbens) Farrow and the late Suzann (nee Felda) Farrow; devoted father of Jennifer (David) MacCombie and stepfather of Bobbi Jo; cherished grandfather of Brittany, Benjamin, Stephen and Ashlyn; loving son of the late Herbert and Irene Farrow; dear brother of Suzanne (Edward) Sommer; fond uncle of Gregg (Amy) Sommer and Kevin (Angela) Sommer. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Southtowns Chapel), 3060 Abbott Rd. near Lake Ave., on Saturday (August 5) from 11-12 o’clock, where a memorial service will immediately follow. Private burial was held in Forest Ave. Cemetery (Angola). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to WNY Chapter of Multiple Sclerosis. Mr. Farrow was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Online condolences may be made at www.lombardofuneralhome.com

GRAFF – Joan A. (Beyers)
Of Attica, entered into rest July 25, 2017, devoted mother of Renee (Norman) Richards, John (Benita) Beyers, Frederick (Debra) Beyers, Mary (late Gerald) Kozlowski and the late Mark Beyers; cherished grandmother of Robert Richards, Tina (James) Wickins, Adam Beyers, Mabel (Daniel) Rosney, Audrey Beyers, Sheri (Steve) Fitzner, Jesse Lafferty, Derek (Maria) Zientera, Amanda (Brian) Coad, Michelle (Richard) Page, Laura Beyers, Michael (Jill) Beyers, Kari Beyers, Marie Beyers, Asheley (Luis) Bracero, Brian (Allison) Kozlowski and Joshua Kozlowski; adored great-grandmother of 14 great-grandchildren; loving daughter of the late Frederick and Clara Graff; dear sister of the late Mildred Szalay. Relatives and friends visited the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Southtowns Chapel), 3060 Abbott Rd. near Lake Ave. on Monday from 2-4 and 6-7 PM. Funeral Service immediately followed. Online condolences at www.lombardofuneralhome.com

McARTNEY – Rev. Robert J.,
Of Lackawanna at the age of 83 on July 23, 2017. Son of the late James H. and Madeline (nee Schatzline) McArtney. Brother of the late June Marie and James Henry (late Alice) McArtney. Uncle of Kenneth (Carol) and Barbara McArtney. Also survived by several great-nieces and great-nephews. Visitation was Thursday, 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at NORMAN E. GANNON & SONS, Inc. FUNERAL HOME, 1075 Ridge Rd.; Lackawanna (824-4000). Friends were invited to join the family for the Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica, Friday at 10:30 a.m., The Most Reverend Richard J. Malone, Th.D., Bishop of Buffalo, Principal Celebrant. Rev. McArtney was the Hospital Chaplain at the former Our Lady of Victory Hospital and Mercy Hospital of Buffalo and was an Amateur Radio Operator “K2COV”. In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorials to “Our Lady of Victory Homes of Charity”. Please visit www. GANNONFUNERAL .com

QUINN – Charles W.
Of Lackawanna, entered into rest July 28, 2017, beloved husband of the late Josephine A. (nee Basil) Quinn; devoted father of Michael (Amy) Quinn, Patrick (Diane) Quinn and Mary Anne (Bill) Vail; cherished grandfather of 15 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; loving son of the late John and Rose Quinn; dear brother of William (Sydney) Quinn and the late John (late Isabelle) Quinn and Rosemary (late Ralph) McNatty. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Southtowns Chapel), 3060 Abbott Rd. near Lake Ave., on Sunday from 3-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, 3148 Abbott Rd., Orchard Park, on Monday morning at 10 o’clock. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery. Mr. Quinn was an Army veteran of the Korean War and an usher at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, and taught CCD for many years. Online condolences may be made at www.lombardofuneralhome.com

RACE – Raymond B
Of Orchard Park, entered into rest July 26, 2017, beloved husband of Suzanne M. (nee Montague) Race; devoted father of Carol Race-Miranda, Marilyn (Donald) Smith, Linda Race and Marjorie (Charles) Lauria; cherished grandfather of Melanie, Melissa, Daniel, Stephanie, Nancy, Joey, Adam, Kelsey, Zackery, Josh, Alexis and Charlie; adored great-grandfather of eight; loving son of the late Robert and Josephine Race; dearest brother of the late Donald, Willie, Jake, Lloyd, Etta Mae, Violet and Rosey; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews; dearly missed by his best pal Sophie. Relatives and friends visited the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Southtowns Chapel), 3060 Abbott Rd. near Lake Ave., on Sunday from 11-4 PM. Funeral service immediately followed. Interment, Lakeside Cemetery Monday at 11 AM. Mr. Race was a member of the U.S. Air Force and the Buffalo Fire Dept. for 25 years. Online condolences may be made at www.lombardofuneralhome.com

WALTERS – Gregory A.
Of Marilla, entered tragically into rest July 21, 2017; loving son of Kevin Walters and Valerie (nee Haker) Walters; dear brother of Bradley (Pauline) Walters; cherished grandson of Walter and the late Vivian Haker and Mildred and the late Jerome Walters; cherished nephew of numerous aunts and uncles and many beloved cousins and friends. Relatives and friends visited Holy Mother of Rosary Cathedral, 6298 Broadway, Lancaster, Saturday morning (July 29th), from 9:30-10 o’clock where a Memorial Service immediately followed. Arrangements by LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Southtowns Chapel). Online condolences may be made at www.lombardofuneralhome.com

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