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Cattaraugus Indian Reservation Deaths
1999 - 2000

 

Cattaraugus Indian Reservation Deaths

1999 - 2000

Part of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation lies within the boundaries of the Town of Collins. Most of the obituaries & death notices simply list the person as being from the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, therefore Issues has decided to include all death notices from the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation as a separate entity.

1/30/1999 - Florence Black (Jimerson)

January 30, 1999; of Buffalo, NY; wife of the late Edward Black; mother of Shelly, Carmen, Yvonne, Maria Jimerson, Juan Ruiz and Angela Jimerson; grandmother of eight grandchildren; sister of Lloyd, Virgil E. Jimerson, Karen Maybee, Delores, Henry, Birdenia Jimerson, Delancey Jimerson and the late Marlene Palladino. Friends may call at the home of Henry Jimerson, Longhouse Rd., Cattaraugus Indian Reservation where the funeral service will be held Tuesday morning at 10 AM. Arrangements by WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, N. Collins..

The Buffalo News
February 1, 1999

2/4/1999 - Albert F Logan

February 4, 1999, of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, beloved husband of Ethel (Lay) Logan; father of Stephan C. Logan; brother of the late Wilma Kettle. Friends may call Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 10634 Main St., North Collins, NY (Route 62) where the funeral service will be held Sunday at 1:15 and 2 PM from the Faith Baptist Church, Richardson Rd., Cattaraugus Indian Reservation. Mr. Logan was a member of the United Iron Workers Local 6 Buffalo.

The Buffalo News
February 5, 1999

2/28/1999 - Gerald W Calendine

February 28 1,999 of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation; husband of Iva (Seneca) Calendine; father of Narda Calendine; grandfather of one grand-daughter and one great-grandson; uncle of David Calendine Jr. of Ohio; brother of the late Dale, George, Dean and Frank Calendine. Friends may call Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 10634 Main St. (route 62) North Collins NY where the funeral service will be held Wednesday morning at 11 AM. Mr. Calendine was a WW II Korean and Vietnam Veteran, a member of American Legion POst #1587 and the United Auto workers.

The Buffalo News
March 2, 1999

3/5/1999 - Arnold Doxtator

March 5, 1999; of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation at the age of 95; brother of the late Ward Jimerson, Lillian Jimerson and Vivian Cornfield; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 10634 Main St., North Collins, NY where the funeral service will be held Tuesday morning at 11 AM. Mr. Doxtator was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, American Legion Post #1587 and a retiree from National Fuel Gas.

The Buffalo News
March 7, 1999

3/12/1999 - Anna L Hill

March 12, 1999; of Buffalo, NY; beloved mother of Robin A. Hill and the late Valerie Jane; sister of Geraldine Green, Isabelle Cook, Charlene Foster, Michael Green, Debbie Terrance, Sheilah Ackley and the late Lenore Bradley and Sharon White; also survived by several nieces and nephews and several great great nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the family residence Mileblock Road, Cattaraugus Indian Reservation where the funeral service will be held Monday morning at 10 AM. Arrangements by WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, N. Collins.

The Buffalo News
March 14, 1999

3/31/1999 - Justine Ann Lay

Suddenly, March 31, 1999, of Cattaraugus Indian Reservation; mother of Kelsey Lay; daughter of Viola Lay; sister of Carla, Howard and Kenneth Sr.; granddaughter of Mattie De Forest Young. Friends may call at the home of Rodney Coulon, Seneca Rd., Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, where the funeral service will be held Friday morning 10 O'Clock and 10:30 from the Long House, Cattaraugus Indian Reservation. Arrangements by WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, North Collins, NY.

The Buffalo News
April 1, 1999

4/7/1999 - Robert A John Sr

April 7, 1999, of Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, beloved husband of Jenny Lynn John; father of Robert A. John Jr., David Neil John and Jason Patrick John; grandfather of Ryan Isaiah John; brother of Irma Cooper, Marlet 'Mossie' John and Brenda John and the late Milburn John. Friends may call at the WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 10634 Main St., Route 62, North Collins, NY, Saturday from 7-9 PM and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service from the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, Route 438, Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, Monday at 11 AM.

The Buffalo News
April 10, 1999

5/1/1999 - Cecil Kettle 

May 1, 1999; of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation; husband of the late Muriel Jimerson Kettle; father of Earl Jimerson, Deanna Kettle, Marcy Seneca, Cecile Williams, Tracy Schwartz and Carl Kettle; grandfather of 18 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; brother of Geraldine Kettle, Betsy Martin and Lymon Kettle. Friends may call at the home of Richard Kettle, Seneca Rd., Cattaraugus Indian Reservation where the funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 9:30 and 10 AM from the Longhouse Cattaraugus Indian Reservation. Mr. Kettle was a member of American Legion Post #1590. Arrangements by WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, North Collins.

The Buffalo News
May 3, 1999

6/22/1999 - Grandma Harriet Jones (Lay)

June 22, 1999, at the age of 93 years, of Versailles, NY, beloved wife of the late William Jones Jr.; dearest mother of Alma Geertsen, Janice Snyder, Franklin Jones, Corline Campbell, Carolyn Lay, Hugh Jones, Helen Horsen and the late Margaret Seneca, Herbert W. Jones Sr., Charles W., Robert Wayne and Cora Alice Jones; grandmother of 56 grandchildren and several great and great-great granchildren. Friends may call at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Monty Campbell, 3061 Gowanda Zoar Rd., Gowanda Thursday and Friday. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 11 AM from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Cattaraugus Indian Reservation. Arrangements by WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, North Collins, NY.

The Buffalo News
June 24, 1999

9/15/1999 - Elsie Jacobs (Redeye)

September 15, 1999; of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation; at the age of 91; mother of the late Alberta L. Austin; grandmother of Edward W. and Daniel Austin; great-grandmother of Erica and Amy Austin; sister of the late Hazel Glennie, Blanche and Lincoln. Friends may may call at WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 10634 Main St., (Route 62) North Collins, NY Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral service will be held Friday afternoon at 1 PM. Mrs. Jacobs was a member of the Bear Clan.

The Buffalo News
September 16, 1999

9/15/1999 - Carol Brant (Stevens) 

September 15, 1999 of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation; wife of Deryl; daughter of Blanche Doolittle; beloved mother of Rhonda, Cheryl, Deryl, Belinda, William, Bruce and Michele; grandmother of 20 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; sister of Mae C. and Cynthia Doolittle. Friends may call Thursday and Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 10634 Main St. (rte. 62) North Collins, NY where the funeral service will be held Saturday afternoon at 1:15 and 2 o'clock from the Longhouse Cattaraugus Indian Reservation.

The Buffalo News
September 16, 1999

9/29/1999 - Emery H Williams Jr

September 29, 1999, of Cattaraugus Indian Reservation. Beloved husband of Angela (Scibetta) Williams; dearest father of Tawnee Marie Williams and Tanielle Williams; dearest son of Emery H. Williams Sr. and CaraLeta M. (Melvin) Brooks; beloved son-in-law of Russell Scibetta; brother of Joleen, Murray, John, Susanne and Jordan Williams; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Friday from 2-9 PM at the WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 10634 Main Street (Rt. 62) N. Collins, NY, where the funeral service will be held Saturday morning at 10 AM.

The Buffalo News
September 30, 1999

10/2/1999 - Ethel A Parker (nee Armstrong)

Age 85, died October 2, 1999 at Tri-County Memorial Hospital in Gowanda, NY, wife of the late Wilbur Parker; mother of Barry W. (Janet) Parker, James D. (Vicky) Parker all of Versailles, NY, Kathleen R. Conlon of Knoxville, TN, Alice Jean (Daniel) Jemison of Versailles, NY and the late Edith Jimerson and Marjorie Parker; sister of Phyllis Lay and Betty Thomas both of Gowanda, NY and the late David Armstrong, LeRoy Jimerson, Kenneth Jimerson, Norma Armstrong, Henritta Arthur and Rogene George; daughter of the late Elmer and Amelia (Kennedy) Armstrong; also survived by 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be on Monday from 7-9 PM and on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the HILLS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 255 Aldrich St., Gowanda where a Prayer Service will be held Wednesday, October 6, 1999 at 10:30 AM and an 11:00 AM Funeral Service at Wright Memorial Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in the United Missions Cemetery on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation.

The Buffalo News
October 4, 1999

10/25/1999 - Susie Stevens (Huff)

October 25, 1999; of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation; wife of the late Francis Stevens; beloved mother of Iona Lay, Dolores Kaznica, Jane Stevens, Lavern (Maxine) Stevens, Jennie (Duane) Longboat, Darlene (Clayton) Seneca, Arletta (Artie) Stevens, Marilyn Stevens, and the late Alberta Stevens and Mary Jane Cooper; grandmother of 20 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren; sister of Stanley Huff, Nelson (Barbara) Huff and the late Marion Nasca, Stewart Huff, Irvin Huff and Geraldine Steeprock. Friends may call at the Family residence Seneca Rd., Lawtons, NY, where the funeral service will be held Thursday morning at 10 AM. Arrangements by WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, North Collins, NY.

The Buffalo News
October 26, 1999

11/14/1999 - Frances E Jemison

Age 89, of Versailles, NY, November 13, 1999, beloved wife of the late Carlton Jemison; mother of Allan (Alicia), Daniel (Alice) and Mrs. James Marilyn Anderson and the late Harriet, Clara Jemison and Edward and Marie Button and Evelyn George; also survived by six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; predeceased by grandson Garold Jemison. Family will receive friends 7-9 Sunday and 2-4 and 7-9 Monday at the MENTLEY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 105 E. Main St., Gowanda. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1 PM from the Four Corners United Methodist Church on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation. Memorials may be made to the Four Corners Church or the Church Bell Restoration Project.

The Buffalo News
November 14, 1999

12/2/1999 - Evelyn M Zielinski (Wilson)

December 2, 1999, of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation. Wife of the late Ignatius Zielinski; sister of William Abrams and the late Roswell Maybee. Friends may call Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 10634 Main St. (RT 62), N. Collins, NY where the funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 11 AM.

The Buffalo News
December 3, 1999

1/26/2000 - Maxine Lay

January 26, 2000, of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, wife of the late Elgin Ray Golden; beloved mother of Chuck Golden; sister of the late Thomas, Eugene Sr., Francis, Milton Lay, Julia Lay Fisher and Louise Isaac. Friends may call at the family residence, Mileblock Rd., Lawtons, where the funeral service will be held Saturday morning at 10 AM and 10:30 from the Longhouse Cattaraugus Indian Reservation. Arrangements by the WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, North Collins, NY.

The Buffalo News
January 27, 2000

2/22/2000 - Raphael Mohawk

February 22, 2000 of Cattaraugus Indian Reservation. Beloved husband of Lucille (Kettle) Mohawk; dear father of Senee, Janet Twoguns, Michael Jackson Sr., Jacqueline Yallup, Joni Rae Jackson, Darnell Owens, Yvonne Jackson and Trudy Jackson; grandfather of 26 grandchildren ands several great-grandchildren; brother of Myra Warrior, Flossie Stafford, Mable Larkin, Lloyd, William, Larry, Leland Mohawk, Wende Harjo and the late Lettie Mohawk, Hazel Stafford & Randolph Mohawk. Friends may call at the family residence Cayuga Rd., Cattaraugus Indian Reservation where the funeral service will be held Friday morning at 10:30 AM. Arrangements by WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, North Collins.

The Buffalo News
February 24, 2000

4/29/2000 - Eugene Smith

April 29, 2000, of Versailles, NY, beloved husband of Maxine (Parker) Smith; dearest father of Kip Lewis, Kelly and Ken Lewis, Harlan Jimerson Sr., and Harlan Jimerson Jr.; grandfather of nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; brother of Doris Nye and the late Howard and Edith Smith; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 10634 Main St., Rte. 62, North Collins, NY. Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at Cattaraugus Indian Reservation. Mr. Smith was a former member of the C.I.R.V.F.D. and a member of the Buffalo Carpenters Union.

The Buffalo News
April 30, 2000

5/5/2000 - Loretta M Minardi (Bennett)

May 5, 2000; of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation; beloved mother of Luane Boushie; grandmother of Brandon Boushie, Kyle, Cameron and Kalie Cook; sister of Alberta Williams and James Bennett Jr. Friends may call Monday from 10 AM to 12 Noon at the WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 10634 Main St. (ROUTE 62) NORTH COLLINS, NY at which time the funeral services will be held. Minardi was a member of American Legion Auxiliary Iroquois Post #1587.

The Buffalo News
May 6, 2000

6/9/2000 - Henry "Hank" Huff Jr

June 9, 2000; at the age of 49 years; of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation; beloved husband of Janine (Jamieson) Huff; dearest father of Doug S., Reddy J. and Ira T. Huff; grandfather of BreAnna, Darren and Darven; son of Henry Sr. and Jean (Owl) Huff; brother of Valorie (Paul) Johnson, Tom (Trudy) Huff and the late Charlie Huff. Friends may call at the home of Henry and Jean Huff, North Street Versailles where the funeral service will be held Sunday morning at 10 o'clock and 10:30 AM from the Longhouse Cattaraugus Indian Reservation. Mr. Huff was a recreational leader and teacher at the Collins Correctional Facility, former varsity football coach for Gowanda, a member of the Gowanda Merchants baseball team, a past education director for the Seneca Nation and a member of C.I.R.V.F.D. Memorials may be made to the C.I.R.V.F.D. or the Newtown Longhouse.

The Buffalo News
June 10, 2000

6/17/2000 - Lavina Green

June 17, 2000, of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, beloved mother of Joyce Nephew and Michael (Marsha) Green; grandmother of Evette, Loretta, Michelle, Dawn, Tammy and Stephen; great-grandmother of Courtney, Kenny, Jr., Trent, Mason and Wyatt; predeceased by four brothers. Friends may call at the home of Joyce Nephew, Mile Block Rd., Cattaraugus Indian Reservation where the funeral service will be held Tuesday morning at 10 AM. Arrangements by WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, North Collins, NY. Flowers are gratefully declined. If desired, memorials can be made to the C.I.R.V.F.D. Ambulance.

The Buffalo News
June 19, 2000

8/14/2000 - Valerie S Hoca ( Harris) 

Suddenly August 14, 2000, of Gowanda, NY, beloved eternal companion of Theodore V. Hoca; beloved mother of Regina, Benjamin, Christopher, Jonathan, Katie and the late Adam Hoca; daughter of Regina A. Schaefer and the late Leslie B. Harris; sister of the late Michael A. Harris. Friends may call Tuesday evening 7-9 PM and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 10634 Main St. (Rte. 62) North Collins, NY. Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 9 AM from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Rte. 438, Cattaraugus Indian Reservation. If desired memorials to the family would be gratefully appreciated.

The Buffalo News
August 15, 2000

9/9/2000 - Gordon E Skutt Sr

September 9, 2000, of Versailles, NY, beloved husband of Inez (Parker) Skutt; father of Myrna (Theodore) Snow, Gordon, Jr. (Laurie) Skutt, Kenneth (Janice) Skutt, Tassy (Marcello Maviglia) Parker, Josef (Janice) Skutt; grandfather of 12 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; brother of Clinton Skutt. Friends may call Monday evening from 7-9 PM at the WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 10634 Main St. (Rte. 62), North Collins, NY. Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 11 AM from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Rte. 438, Cattaraugus Indian Reservation. Mr. Skutt was a member of the Teamsters Local #449 Buffalo and the Merchant Marines American Legion Post #1947 Lancaster.

The Buffalo News
September 10, 2000

10/8/2000 - Kevin White

Suddenly, October 8, 2000, at the age of 28, of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, beloved son of Toby Stevens and the late Steve White; dearest brother of Tracy White, Christopher Seneca, Tammy, Amy White; grandson of Diane Stevens and the late Grant Stevens also the late Marge 'Beano' Parker and James White; also survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call at the family residence Seneca Road, Cattaraugus Indian Reservation where the funeral service will be held Wednesday morning at 10 AM and 10:30 from the Longhouse. Kevin was a member of the Newtown Golden Eagles Lacrosse Team and the Newtown Mens Basketball and a 1990 Gowanda Central School Graduate. Arrangements by WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, North Collins, NY.

The Buffalo News
October 9, 2000

10/22/2000 - Linda Baird (Pierce)

Suddenly October 22, 2000, of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, beloved mother of Jeffrey (Andrea) Baird and Tiffany (Rudolph) Preuss; grandmother of Taylor and Devin; sister of the late Ronald and Donald Pierce. Friends may call at the family residence, Route 438, Cattaraugus Indian Reservation where the funeral service will be held Wednesday morning at 10:00 AM. Mrs. Baird was a former employee of J. & N. Adam Developmental Center. Arrangements by WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, North Collins, NY.

The Buffalo News
October 24, 2000

11/3/2000 - Pamela Torres (Bennett)

November 3, 2000 of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation; beloved wife of Jose Torres; loving mother of Dana (Michelle) Torres; grandmother of Megan, Paige and Riley; sister of Lorraine Bennett, Donald (Jackie) Bennett, Freddie (Brenda) Bennett and the late Clarence 'Beans' and Gerald 'Joe' Bennett; daughter of the late Frederick 'Dick' and Ruth (Ruby) White; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the family residence, 438 Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, where the funeral will be held Monday morning at 10 AM. Arrangements by WENDTLAND FUNERAL HOME, North Collins, NY

The Buffalo News
November 4, 2000

12/4/2000 - Dante Dean Tallchief

December 4, 2000, infant son of Melanie Dean of the Tonawanda Indian Reservation and Shaun Humphrey of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation; beloved brother of Ashley Rae Humphrey; grandson of Rev. Robert and Nancy Dean of Basom and Iris Tallchief of Irving; great-grandson of Grace Tallchief of Irving, Bill and Rose Farnham of Sanborn and James Dean of Hartselle, AL; great-great-grandson of Florence Dean of Hartselle, AL.; nephew of Michael, Matthew and Michelle Dean, Gerald Tallchief and Tanya (J.D.) Gardner; also loved by many other relatives and dear friends. The family will receive friends Thursday 6-10 PM at the Dean residence, 7340 Meadville Rd, Basom. Funeral services will be Friday at 10 AM at Tonawanda Indian Baptist Church, Meadville Rd, Basom. Arrangements by ROSS FUNERAL HOME, 117 Main St., Akron ( 542-9673) .

The Buffalo News
December 10, 2000

12/30/2000 - Geoffrey J Jezioro

Age 57, of Irving, NY, December 30, 2000 at Roswell Park Institute, husband of Faith J. (Porter) Jezioro; father of Shane G. Jezioro of Edmonton, AB, Canada and Claudia L. Jezioro of Collins, NY; grandfather of five grandchildren; brother of John Jezioro of Dayton, OH and Susan Jezioro of Ohio; son of the late Chester and Wetona (Green) Jezioro. Visitation will be at HILLS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 255 Aldrich St., Gowanda on Sunday (December 31, 2000) from 7-9 PM and on Monday (January 1, 2001) from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 2, 2001 at 11:00 AM at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Pleasant Valley Baptist Cemetery in Irving. The family suggests memorials to Roswell Park Institute. Mr. Jezioro was a retired roofer for Union Local #74 of Cheektowaga where he worked for 25 years. He served in the U.S. Navy for four years and received the National Defense Medal. He was a member of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation Volunteer Fire Dept

The Buffalo News
December 31, 2000


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