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Dennis G. Whelpley

February 29, 1956 ~ December 20, 2017

 

Dennis G. Whelpley, 61, of Sackets Harbor, was called unexpectedly to the Lord on December 20, 2017.  Dennis was born on February 29, 1956 to Robert and Agatha Whelpley in Wellsville, NY. Dennis was a star theatrical performer in high school who remained an entertainer for his entire life.  After attending Alfred University, he received his J.D. from Albany Law School and then served his country in the office of Judge Advocate General’s Corp, in Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri and at Ft. Drum. He then moved to private practice first at Lewis, Bell and Niles in Plattsburgh NY before settling in the Watertown area. He was proud to have worked with many talented attorneys at Bond, Schoeneck &King, Schwerzmann & Wise and most recently with Conboy, Mckay, Bachman & Kendall.  In August of 1978, Dennis married Deborah Peangatelli, who survives. Dennis and Debby have lived on Black River Bay outside Sackets Harbor for almost thirty years. They loved the lake in all seasons with duck hunting, their dogs and beautiful gardens to fill their free time. Dennis was very proud of the historical role his homestead played in the War of 1812 and the artifacts that were discovered there.  Dennis was predeceased by his father, Robert J. Whelpley and a brother David Whelpley. He is survived by his wife of thirty-nine years, Deborah, his mother, Agatha Whelpley, brother, Robert (Joan) Whelpley, brother, John (Karen) Whelpley, sister, Janet Whelpley and several nieces and nephews.  Calling hours will be from 9am until 11am on Friday, December 29, 2017, at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. Following calling hours a memorial service will be held at 11 am with Reverend Paul Luisi officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Sackets Harbor Historical Society, 100 W. Main Street, Sackets Harbor, NY 13685 or to Sackets Harbor Fire Dept. /Ambulance Fund 112 S. Broad St, Sackets Harbor, NY 13685.

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Debra Widman

December 11, 1955 ~ March 15, 1983

 

Robert Dean Weber

September 19, 1956 ~ December 2, 2015

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Robert (Bob) Dean Weber Jr., was born Sept. 19, 1956. A loving father and devoted husband, Bob Weber, died suddenly on Dec. 3, 2015 in San Diego, Calif., at the age of 59. Bob was a 1974 graduate of Wellsville High School in Wellsville, N.Y. He attended Centenary College in Shreveport, La., prior to enlisting in the Army in 1975. He currently was Vice President of The MATCO Group, Inc, located in Vestal, N.Y.  He leaves behind a wife, Susanna; five children, Andrew (Jaime) Weber, Chrysanne Weber, Derek Weber, Justin Weber, Logan Weber; and a stepson, Jeremy Garcia all from San Diego, Calif.; his parents, Bob and Sylvia Weber of Springhill, Fla.; and a sister, Sherry (Michael) Weber-Blackwell from Rochester, N.Y.  There will be a military funeral, but plans are still being made.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in memory of Robert Dean Weber Jr., PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or logon to

 

Daniel Todd Reisman

April 29, 1956 ~ November 30, 2000

 

Karen O’Donnell

1956 ~ August 18, 1976

 

Ramona Lee Morris-Scott-Robbins

April 1, 1955 ~ March 20, 2004

 

 

Scott Harold Hogan

March 22, 1956 ~ July 4, 1985

 

 

 

 

Edward Curtis Jr.

October 5, 1956 ~ July 21, 2010

 

Brian Douglas Bogle

November 13, 1956 ~ November 12, 1987

 

 

Kevin Hills

March 23, 1955 ~ July 5, 2011

 

Kevin D. Hills, 56, of the Trapping Brook Road, died peacefully at home on Tuesday (July 5, 2011) following a long illness.  He was born March 23, 1955, in Wellsville, the son of Ralph and Geraldine Smith Hills.  On Aug. 2, 1975, in Wellsville, he was married to Kathy Murray, who survives him.
He had attended the Wellsville High School and served with the U.S. Navy in Vietnam from 1972-1975.
A lifelong resident of Wellsville and, until ill health forced his retirement in April 2008, he had been employed as a pipefitter at Dresser-Rand in Olean.  As an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting and trapping.  Surviving, besides his wife, are parents, Ralph and Geraldine Hills of Wellsville; sons, Brad (Margo)?Hills of Andover, and Michael Hills at home; daughter, Cristy (Patrick)?Randolph of Wellsville; granddaughters, Aliyah and Emily Hills; grandson, Gavin Randolph; sisters, Sheila (Paul)?Oliver, Janet (Robert)?O’Laughlin and Carole Rich, all of California; brothers, Brian Hills of North Carolina, and Allan (Karla)?Hills of Wellsville; mother-in-law, Wilola Jones of Wellsville; several nieces and nephews; also many special friends at Dresser-Rand in Olean, including Bob Mohr.  Friends may call at the Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home in Wellsville on Friday (July 8, 2011)?from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., when full military rites will be rendered by members of the Wellsville Legion Post #702, followed by services with the Rev. Glen Layfield officiating. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Wellsville.  Memorials may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 3901 Genesee St., Suite #110, Buffalo, NY 14225.

 

Leslie R. Buckwalter

1956 ~ September 24, 2007

Leslie “Les” R. Buckwalter, 51, of Talmage, entered into rest at Essa Flory Hospice Center of Lancaster on Monday, September 24, 2007.  He was born in Wellsville, New York, a son of Robert D. and Faith Steffy Buckwalter of Bareville.  He is the husband of Jo Ann Angeli Buckwalter.  He was a graduate of Wellsville High School and a member of the Independence Gospel Fellowship Church of Andover, NY. He was also a Philadelphia Eagles fan and enjoyed racing.  He worked 26 years at Skyline Homes.  Surviving in addition to his wife and parents are his children, Jared Stephen, husband of Lynetta Smith Buckwalter of Mohnton, Pvt. Aleasha Anne Buckwalter and Nicole Faith Buckwalter, both at home, a grandchild, Cayden Ray Buckwalter Kurtz, and his brothers and sisters, Robert Jr., husband of Betty Lou Buckwalter of Wasilla, AK, John, husband of Laurel Buckwalter of Alfred, NY, Leon, husband of Sue Buckwalter of Hinsdale, NY, Steven, husband of Marian Buckwalter of Fulks Run, VA, Linda, wife of Roy Breneman of Saxton, Judith Buckwalter of Lancaster, Joyce, wife of Robert Samuels of Sterling, VA, Mary Ann, wife of Clinton Good of Purcellville, VA, Debra, wife of Rory MacCrea of Alfred, NY, and Carole, wife of William Schumacher of Columbus, OH.  His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 29, 2007 at the Akron Mennonite Church, 1311 Diamond Street, Akron, with Pastor James Amstutz officiating. A viewing will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, and 10 to 11 a.m., Saturday, at the church.  The family requests memorial contributions in Les’ memory be sent to Hospice of Lancaster County, P. O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.

 

 

Neil M. Buchholz

September 11, 1956 ~ October 3, 2007

Neil M. spouse of Gail Cook born 9-11-1956 died 10-3-2007 age 51 Son of Alwin & Loni Krinke Buchholz

U.S. Army

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Janet Marie Tait

May 6, 1956 ~ March 26, 2013

 

Janet Marie Tait, 56, of Olean, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Buffalo General Hospital in Buffalo. Born May 6, 1956, she was a daughter of Carl and Mildred Tait.  Janet graduated from Wellsville High School in 1974 and in 1989 from Alfred State College with her associate degree in nursing. She had a fulfilling and rewarding career in nursing for more than 20 years.  In her downtime, she enjoyed camping, reading and spending time with her family.  She is survived by her daughter, Crystal Miller; three grandchildren, Dakota-Rose, Mikhala and William Miller; her mother, Mildred; two sisters, Patricia and Michelle; a niece, Sandra Fanton; four nephews, Michael Fanton, Daniel Tait Jr. and Jacob and Jessie Palmer; and her last surviving aunt, Norma Sisson.   She was predeceased by her father and a brother, Daniel Tait.  “Janet Marie Tait … Spring is upon us, and the angels have come to take you home to be among those loved ones that have gone before us, to walk into their arms – with love and joy to surround you. It’s a time to celebrate … so we’re told … Dad, Danny, Floyd, Grandma, Grandpa, Aunt Maggie, Aunt Lois and Uncle Bill … All to hold you close – we miss you so and can hardly wait to get to heaven to be with you again!”  Memorial services will be conducted at the discretion of the family.

Rose Marie Davis

February 15, 1956 ~ February 16, 2017

 

Rose Marie Davis, 61, of State Route 19, passed away on Thursday (Feb. 16, 2017) at home. She was born on Feb. 15, 1956 in Wellsville to James and Alice Brewer Davis.  Rose graduated from Wellsville High School as a member the Class of 1974. She had been a long time Belmont resident who had been an EMT with the Amity Rescue Squad. In her mid-30s Rose obtained her LPN license and had worked at Jones Memorial Hospital, Highland Park Rehabilitation Center, ARC on Dyke Street, and last she worked at Wellsville Manor Care Center. Rose was an artist who enjoyed all arts and crafts. She will be remembered for her painting, including store fronts and especially lawn decorations. Rose enjoyed cooking, especially for her family. She will be remembered to many as an unselfish woman that made sure others were taken care of.  Survivors include three sons, Jim (Amanda) Baker, Phillip (Chrissy) Baker, and Leland Baker; three daughters, Christina (Chad) Allen, Stephanie (Alyn) MacDonell, and Alisha (William) La Forge; a proud grandmother to 19, Jimmy, Trevor, Raymond, Julie, Destiny, Dalton, Breanna, Stephanie, Austin, Jonathan, Makala, Kira, Kaleigh, Aidan, Alex, Phil, Jordan, Merriam, and Stanley; a great-grandson and two more great-grandchildren on the way; a brother, Charles (Sandy) Davis; four sisters, Lucy (Dick) Pierce, Doris (Steve) Meitzler, Sara Moran, and Edith Coyne; her faithful and constant companion, Little Lady.  Rose was predeceased by her parents and her infant brother, James.  Friends are invited to call on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, from 6-8 p.m. at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Belmont. On Friday friends are invited to call from 10 to 11 a.m. in the First United Methodist Church of Belmont where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. following the calling hour. Pastor Timothy Gleason will preside and in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Amity Rescue Squad of Belmont.

 

 

Dennis J. Norman Sr.

November 13, 1955 ~ September 12, 2016

Dennis J. Norman, Sr., 60, of Madison St., passed away in Jones Memorial Hospital on Monday (Sept. 12, 2016) surrounded by his family and loved ones.  He was born in Wellsville on Nov. 13, 1955, the son of C. Jack and Carol Carlin Norman.  He was a lifelong resident of Wellsville and was a graduate of the Wellsville Central School.  He retired from the Alstom Corp. in Wellsville in 2012, where he was a machinist.  He was a member of the F&AM Lodge. He was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed restoring old cars and time spent with his family.  He was married to his wife, Rosa, in 2012.  Surviving besides his wife are 4 children, Christopher Norman, Tiffany, Norman Barone, Matthew Norman and Dennis J. Norman, Jr.; 3 stepchildren, Sabrinia Torrence, David Slawson and Margo McDonald; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Daniel (Leslie) Norman; also nieces, nephews and cousins.  A Celebration of Life service will be held in the Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home at a date to be announced later.  Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Association Serving Allegany County.

 

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