Romayne W. Long

Romayne W. Long

December 13, 1931 - December 12, 2017

Romayne W. Long, 85, of 1092 Oak Hill Rd. Frewsburg, passed away with her family in attendance on Tuesday (Dec. 12, 2017) at Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing.

She was born December 13, 1931 in Fentonville, NY, the daughter of J. Clark and Annie Lowery Wiltsie.

Romayne was a graduate of Frewsburg Central School.

She had been employed at the Blackstone Corp. and along with her husband had owned and operated a dairy farm in Frewsburg for many years.

Romayne was in the US Naval Reserves and was a member of the Chautauqua Squares and the Fentonville Cemetery Society.

She enjoyed quilting, working on different crafts and going to auctions with her husband.

Romayne is survived by five children: Delores (Randy) Conner of Candor, NY, Donna Bielawski of Warren, PA, Deborah (Gary) Morden of Marlette, MI., David (Deborah) Long  and Dennis (Tracy Ellis) Long of Frewsburg; seven grandchildren: Traci (Dan) Gregory of Virginia Beach, VA, Michael (Celia) Conner of Clay, NY, Daniel (Amie) Conner of Germany, Aaron Morden of Marlette, MI, Justin and Jeremy Long of Frewsburg, and Samantha Franklin of NC; and three great-grandchildren: Emma, Ethan and Matthew Conner; a brother, Herbert Wiltsie of Tunkhannock, PA, and two sisters, Dorothy Waite of Frewsburg and Margaret ”Peggy” Bullock of N. Warren, PA., and special friend, Deborah Wilcox.

She was predeceased by her husband Robert Long whom she married October 15, 1955, grandson, Steven Morden,  great-grandson Arnie Morden, a son-in-law Larry Bielawski, two brothers, Clarence and Raymond Wiltsie, and a sister: Arlene Jones.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

Rev. Timothy Phelps will officiate.

Burial will be in Fentonville Cemetery, Frewsburg.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care, 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750.

Condolences may be made to Romayne’s family at petersonfh.net.

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Margaret M. "Peggy" Anderson

Margaret M. "Peggy" Anderson

July 6, 1945 - December 2, 2017

Margaret M. “Peggy” Anderson, 72 of Ivory Rd. Frewsburg, passed away Saturday (Dec. 2, 2017) at her home.

She was born July 6, 1945 in Buckeye, AZ, the daughter of Nelson and Pauline Gibbs Hagberg.

In her younger years, Peggy had been employed as an LPN at WCA Hospital and enjoyed being a stay at home mom.

She was a member of the Ivory Cemetery Society and the Ivory Baptist Church where she was involved with the ladies aid and taught Sunday School for thirty-four years.

Peggy is survived by her husband of forty-seven years, George Anderson Jr., three children: Laverne Anderson, Douglas Anderson, and Hannah (Brian) Hayes of Frewsburg; six grandchildren: Jacob and Jordyn Anderson, and Peyton, Ian, Anderson, and Sullivan Hayes; two brothers: Richard Hagberg of Jamestown and Dr. Eric Hagberg of Arizona, and a sister, Marylou Bratt of Wisconsin.

Besides her parents she was predeceased by a son George Anderson lll.

The funeral will be held at 1p.m. Thursday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

Pastor Ronald Lemon will officiate.

Burial will be in Ivory Cemetery, Frewsburg.

The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service in the funeral home.

Condolences may be made to Peggy’s family at petersonfh.net.

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Dyllan D. Ownbey

Dyllan D. Ownbey

November 14, 1995 - November 28, 2017

Dyllan D. Ownbey, 22, of Frewsburg, passed away Tuesday (Nov. 28, 2017) at UPMC Chautauqua WCA.

He was born November 14, 1995 in St. Petersburg, FL, the son of Howard Ownbey and Shana Workman.

He attended Frewsburg Central School.

Dyllan loved and enjoyed his family and had a heart of gold. He also enjoyed the outdoors and all that it offered, including hunting and camping.

He had been employed at HT & Son’s Construction and did auction planning.

Dyllan is survived by a half-sister, Summer Rosser of Florida, a brother, Nicholas Ownbey and sister, Skyler Ownbey of Frewsburg; his maternal grandparents, David Workman and Cheryl of Ashville, NY, and his paternal grandmother, Bonnie Ownbey of Columbia, Alabama.

He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, HT Ownbey and an aunt, Candice Workman.

The funeral will be held at 4 p.m. Monday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewburg.

The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to the family or a charity of choice.

Condolences may be sent to Dyllan’s family at petersonfh.net.

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Terrance L. Mattocks

Terrance L. Mattocks

September 23, 1943 - November 13, 2017

Terrance L. Mattocks, 74, of 9 Falconer St. Frewsburg, passed away Monday (Nov. 13, 2017) at UPMC Hamot in Erie.

He was born September 23, 1943 in Jamestown, the son of Julian and Ruth Kahle Mattocks.

Terry was a US Air Force veteran serving during the Vietnam War.

He had owned and operated the former Barones Meat Market and had been employed at the former Sprinchorn and Vac Air.

Terry was a member of the Frewsburg American Legion post 556 and a former member of the Carroll Rod and Gun.

He liked making Italian sausage and in earlier years enjoyed hunting and trapping.

Terry loved his friends and his town.  He enjoyed doing things for them, especially cooking.

Terry is survived by his wife Susan Hutchinson Mattocks, a son: Christopher Mattocks of Mexico, three grandchildren; a sister, Julia (Dr. Daniel) Wistran of Salem, MA; special friends, Steve and Heidi Reale, and was Bamps to Samantha and Ava Reale.

He was predeceased by his parents and a son David Ostrander.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Frewsburg Fire Co., PO Box 590, Frewsburg, NY 14738 or Samuel Derby Post 556 American Legion, Frewsburg.

Condolences may be sent to Terry’s family at petersonfh.net.

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Audrey B. Crawford

Audrey B. Crawford

October 20, 1918 - November 8, 2017

Audrey B. Crawford, 99, of Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing formerly of Tanglewood Manor, died, Wednesday ( Nov. 8, 2017) at Heritage Park.

She was born October 20, 1918 in Falconer the daughter of William and Lula Breedon Allen.

Audrey had been employed as a nurse at Jamestown General, WCA, Brooks Mem. Hospital, and the Chautauqua County Infirmary.

She had attended the World Wide Church of God for many years, Koinonia Christian Fellowship in Frewsburg as well as several other churches.

She enjoyed reading the bible.

Audrey is survived by two sons: David E. (Claire) Crawford of Ashville and Clare C. (Beverly) Crawford of Celoron; seventeen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren, and a brother, Alonzo Allen of Utah.

She is predeceased by her parents, husband Warland L. Crawford, a son, Warland “Bud” Crawford, an infant son, Mark Crawford, infant grandson, Dana Crawford, granddaughter, Lori King, great-grandson, Tyler Lawson, an infant great-great grandson, Winston Carnes, two sisters, Naomi Rhinehart and Bertha Walsh, and five brothers, William, Ethan, Elmer, Earl, and Philip Allen.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 11, 2017 in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

Pastor Ronald Lemon will officiate.

Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Frewsburg.

The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service in the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to Audrey’s family at petersonfh.net.

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Nancy P. Nelson

Nancy P. Nelson

May 22, 1937 - November 1, 2017

Nancy P. Nelson, 80, of 1244 Austin Hill Rd., Frewsburg, passed away Wednesday (Nov. 1, 2017) at UPMC Chautauqua WCA.

She was born May 22, 1937 in Jamestown, the daughter of Everett S. and Elsie Miller Poore.

Nancy earned her Bachelor's Degree in Education from Brockport State University.

Before retiring she had been employed for over 40 years as a teacher first in the Rochester School system, then at Robert H. Jackson Elementary School in Frewsburg, and finally at Milton J. Fletcher Elementary School in Jamestown.

Nancy enjoyed traveling, attending auctions, and participating as a vendor at flea markets all around New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia with her husband Frank.

She was an advocate for Best Friends Animal Rescue, the local Humane Society and was an avid reader.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Frank Nelson; her daughter: Brenda (William) Brown, grand children, Christian (Lauren) Brown and Chrystal (Edwin) Clover, great-grandchildren: Aiden and Evan Brown and Edwin, Tyler, and Madelaine Clover; her son: Everett Nelson; her daughter: Nancy Hawley and her family; a brother George R. Poore; and her special dog Sassy.

Besides her parents she was predeceased by a brother, Eugene E.Poore.

A memorial service will be held at noon on Friday November 10, 2017 in the Peterson Funeral Home, in Frewsburg. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to the Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Rd., Jamestown, NY 14701.

Condolences may be sent to Nancy's family at petersonfh.net.
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Alan L. Mackie

Alan L. Mackie

April 9, 1945 - October 30, 2017

Alan L. Mackie, 72, of 1057 Spencer Rd. Kiantone, passed away Monday (Oct. 30, 2017) at UPMC Chautauqua WCA.

He was born April 9, 1945 in Jamestown, the son of Lloyd and Alice Jones Mackie.

Al was a US Air Force veteran serving during the Vietnam War.

He was owner and operator of Holmlund’s Wallpaper and Paint in Jamestown.

Alan was a member of Siloam Fellowship, Lakewood Rod & Gun and was an avid Miami Dolphins Fan.

Alan loved his country and had a deep appreciation for any type of history. Al especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

 He treasured the many trips to his second home of South Africa, where he visited his daughter Susara.

Alan is survived by his wife, Bonita Berg Mackie; his children: A’Lynn (Michael) Conlan of Frewsburg, Amy Mackie, and Ann (Joseph) Rubrecht of Kiantone, and Susara (Deon) Van der Heever of Vancouver, Canada; five grandchildren: Quinn and Gracie Conlan, Bre’a Rubrecht, and Martine and Gideon Van der Heever; a brother, Gregory (Christy) Mackie of Frewsburg, a sister, Cynthia Swanson of Schenectady, and many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents.

A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church in Frewsburg.

Pastor David Bush will officiate.

The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service in the church.

Memorial donations may be made to the Kiantone Independent Fire Dept., 2318 Stillwater-Frewsburg Rd., Jamestown, NY 14701 or The Relief Zone, 5 Frew Run, Frewsburg, NY 14738.

Condolences may be sent to Alan’s family at petersonfh.net.

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Donald G. Stearns Sr.

Donald G. Stearns Sr.

September 19, 1932 - October 30, 2017

Donald G. Stearns Sr., 85, of 15 N. Pearl St. Frewsburg, passed away Monday (Oct. 30, 2017) at his home.

He was born September 19, 1932 in South Dayton, the son of Gordon and Bertha White Stearns.

Before retiring, he had been employed at the former Chautauqua Hardware.

Don was a US Army veteran serving during the Korean War.

He enjoyed photography, astronomy, reading, and all shooting sports.

Don is survived by his children: Donald Jr. (Lori) Stearns of Russell, PA, Jeffrey Stearns of Frewsburg, Kelly Stearns of Edgewater, MD., and Michael Stearns; three grandchildren: Megan Jones, Taylor Coleman, and Justin Stearns; two great-grandchildren: Riley Stearns and Cole Jones, and a brother David Stearns of Oregon.

He was predeceased by a brother Richard and a sister Thelma.

No services or visitation will be observed.

The Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made to the Frewsburg Fire Co., PO Box 590, Frewsburg, NY 14738.

Condolences may be sent to Don’s family at Petersonfh.net.

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John I. Warner Jr.

John I. Warner Jr.

May 3, 1965 - October 13, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of John Irving Warner, Jr. announces his passing on Friday, October 13th, 2017, at the age of 52 years.  John will be lovingly remembered by his parents, John and Constance Warner, his children, John (Destiny) Matson-Warner, Jonah Warner, and Jace Warner, their mother Denise Nichols, and his two grandchildren, Nataleigh and Delilah Warner.  John will also be fondly remembered by his brother, Chad (Mary) Warner, his sister, Amy (Allen) Kase, his partner, Christina Castillo, and nieces and nephews Aaron and Ashton Kase, and Elizabeth, Chad Jr., and Abby Warner.  John is preceded in death by his grandparents Raymond and Jeannette Warner, and Chester and Thelma Shaw.

Born May 3rd, 1965 in Warren, Pa, John graduated from Frewsburg High School before joining the Air Force where he worked as a truck driver instructor at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana.  After his service, John went on to work as a logger and the owner of a saw mill in Frewsburg, New York.  He later utilized his passion for truck driving as the owner of JM Trucking Company in Toledo, Ohio where he also worked as a skilled mechanic. 

John was known by friends and family for his tremendous work ethic, humorous outlook, and for his love of animals.  He enjoyed telling stories and jokes, phone calls with family, and visiting the beach near his home in Donna, Texas.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to either the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or a local animal shelter.

Condolences may be sent to John’s family at petersonfh.net.

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Robert R. Spencer

Robert R. Spencer

May 29, 1942 - October 18, 2017

Robert R. Spencer, 75, of 1616 Scott Rd, Frewsburg passed away Wednesday (Oct. 18, 2017) at UPMC Chautauqua WCA.

He was born May 29, 1942 in Dansville, NY, the son of Harland and Laura Witherall Spencer.

Bob was a self-employed stone mason for many years.

He was a member of the Barbershop SPEBSQSA, Jamestown Harmony Express, and Ellicottville Sound.

Bob was a gifted woodworker. He enjoyed metal detecting, panning for gold and tinkering with old volkswagens and tractors.

Bob is survived by his wife Carol Waite Spencer whom he married March 30, 1979; four children: Robin (Pat) Costello of Summerville, SC; Jeff (Coleen) Gordon of Jamestown, Lori (Kurt) Henry of Newport Beach, CA; and Bobbie Jo (Steve) Carlson of Ashville, NY; six grandchildren: Joshua and Jordan Costello, Spencer Carlson, Ashley Nelson, and Jessica and Colbi Gordon, and four great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his parents, a son: Kenneth Spencer, a brother: Harland Spencer and his first wife, Sandra Spencer.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

Rev. Joe Pasco, pastor of Park United Methodist Church will officiate.

The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, or the Frewsburg Fire Co., PO Box 590, Frewsburg, NY 14738.

Condolences may be sent to Bob’s family at petersonfh.net.

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