Ruth D. Thompson

Ruth D. Thompson

March 3, 1922 - November 10, 2018

Ruth D. Thompson, 96, of 101 Hollybrooke Lane Frewsburg, passed away Saturday (Nov. 10, 2018) at her home.

She was born March 3, 1922 in Warren, the daughter of Theodore and Jennie Swanson Olson.

Before retiring, she was a purchasing agent for National Forge and Erie Forge.

Ruth was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Warren and the Conewango Club.

She lived for her family and loved having them around her.

Ruth was a lady with a positive attitude and an uplifting spirit. She easily made friends with those she came in contact with. Ruth always presented herself with much class and also shared her wonderful sense of humor with others.

She was known by many as the “hat lady”.

She enjoyed garage sales, keeping track of the stock market, and had just recently enjoyed a trip to New York City.

Ruth is survived by two children: Roxy (Robert) Gray of Frewsburg and William (Cathy) Dove of Orlando, Fl.; three granddaughters: Christy (Brian) Dove Fronczek of Orlando, Holly (David) Marshall of Pittsford, NY, and Brooke (Garrett) Moller of Frewsburg, and six great-great grandchildren: Gray, Jackson, Emerson, Lincoln, Oaklyn, and Case.

She was predeceased by an infant son, William D. Dove, her first husband, William R. Dove, second husband, Bernard Thompson, a brother, Ted Olson, and a sister, Helen Gary.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in the First United Methodist Church in Warren.

The family asks that anyone who wishes, to please wear a hat to the service in Ruth’s honor.

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

Burial will be in Warren County Memorial Park.

As per the family’s request, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Myers Memorial Library 6 Falconer St., Frewsburg 14738 or the Frewsburg Fire Co., PO Box 590, Frewsburg, NY 14738.

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

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Lawrence "LT" P. Tompkins Jr.

Lawrence "LT" P. Tompkins Jr.

February 3, 1967 - October 20, 2018

Lawrence “LT” P. Tompkins Jr., 51 of 45 Institute St. Frewsburg passed away Saturday (Oct. 20, 2018) at UPMC Chautauqua .

He was born February 3, 1967 in Jamestown, the son of Lawrence and Sharon Covell Tompkins.

Larry was a multi-talented, self-employed handyman.

He was a long time member of Carroll Rod and Gun.

 Larry was a great athlete, and an avid outdoorsman who enjoying hunting, archery, fishing, animals, and cooking.

He loved and enjoyed his family and socializing with others.

Besides his mother of Frewsburg, Larry is survived by his wife Penny Baker Tompkins, two sons, Chance Tompkins and Bradley Beckstrom of Frewsburg, a step son Brandon Smedley of MI, a sister Stephanie Tompkins of Jamestown, his grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and extended family.

He was predeceased by his father, a grandson: Landyn Beckstrom, and his grandparents.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the family.

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

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Elizabeth M. "Betty" Intihar

Elizabeth M. "Betty" Intihar

October 26, 1925 - October 17, 2018

Elizabeth “Betty” Intihar, 92, of 24 Water St., Frewsburg, Passed away Wednesday (October 17, 2018) at Heritage Park Rehab & Skilled Nursing.

She was born October 26, 1925 in Jamestown, the daughter of Stanley and Cora Walters Meleen.

Betty was a 1943 graduate of Frewsburg High School.

Following graduation she became Rosy the Riveter during WWll. She worked on Airport hill making drop tanks for fighter planes.

Betty joined the Samuel Derby Post 556 American Legion Aux. where she served as president four times. She was also County Chairman and Head of Finance. She was in charge of the legion kitchen for twenty years and provided catering for parties and meetings. She had also worked for the former Quality Markets in Frewsburg, the Frewsburg Hotel, and Julia’s Restaurant as a waitress.

She loved spending time with her family and always enjoyed parties.

Betty is survived by three children: William R. Jr. (Dee) Intihar of Cape Coral, FL, Lawrence (Sue) Intihar of Indian Trail, NC, and Mark (Michele) Intihar of Chesapeake Beach, MD; three grandchildren: Ken Intihar of Jamestown, Heather (Rick) Heald and Eric (Kendra) Intihar, and a brother, Stanley Meleen Jr. of Great Falls, VA.; eight great grandchildren: Chris and Chad Intihar of Jamestown, and Thomas, Nicholas, and Johnas Mason and Bryan Heald of Frewsburg, and Sadie and Miles Intihar of Mooresville, NC; a great-great granddaughter Madison Intihar, and her special friends, Joe and Laurel Siperek.

She was predeceased by her husband William Intihar, a brother, John Meleen, and three sisters, Elaine Larson, Janice Cartner, and Gwen Waterhouse.

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

Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Frewsburg.

Visitation will be private.

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

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Barbara M. Clark

Barbara M. Clark

November 8, 1938 - October 12, 2018

Barbara M. Clark, 79, of 2144 Riverside Rd. Kiantone, passed away Friday (Oct. 12, 2018) at UPMC Hamot in Erie, PA.

She was born November 8, 1938 in Jamestown, the daughter of Harry and Maxine Ross Swanson.

Before retiring, she had been employed for many years as assistant treasurer for the city of Jamestown.

In earlier years she enjoyed dancing with the Penn-York Campers and loved traveling the countryside.

Barb is survived by her husband of sixty years, R. Fred Clark, A brother Russell Swanson of Fredonia, a sister: Joann Swanson (Cookie Harlin) of Brooklyn, and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by a son, David Clark in 1977.

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

Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Lakewood.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 and 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army in North Warren, PA.

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

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William J. Bauld

William J. Bauld

March 25, 1931 - October 6, 2018

William J. Bauld, 87, of Sandburg Road Frewsburg, passed away Saturday October 6, 2018.

He was born March 25, 1931 in Lackawanna, The son of William and Josephine Hercek Bauld.

Bill had been employed as a sheriff for Erie County in Buffalo, NY. Prior to that he had worked for the former Hecket Co.

He was a US Navy veteran serving during the Korean War.

Bill was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Frewsburg. He loved the outdoors, walking in the woods, and hunting.

Bill is survived by his longtime companion, Carol Pope of Frewsburg, a daughter, Suzanne (Eric) Swick of Highlands Ranch, Co., and a son, William (Theresa) Bauld of West Kennebunk, ME.; five grandchildren: Sarah, Melissa, Jason (Cassandra) Swick, and Will and Katie Bauld, a brother, John ( Romaine) Bauld of Canandaigua, and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his first wife Barbara Bauld and a brother Donald Bauld.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Victory oratory, Saint James Church, Frewsburg by the Rev. Darrell Duffy.

Entombment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Hamburg, NY.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

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

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William K. Waite

William K. Waite

July 6, 1931 - October 5, 2018

William K. Waite, 87, of 1039 Frew Run Frewsburg, passed away Friday (Oct. 5, 2018) at his home.

He was born July 6, 1931 in the town of Poland, the son of Carl and Theresa Jolly Waite and was a foster child of Henry and Ethel Ross since the age of six.

Bill had been employed for forty-two years at the former Marlin Rockwell.

He was a US Army veteran serving as a paratrooper.

Bill was a member of the Busti Grange and an elder of the Koinonia Christian Fellowship Church.

He loved spreading the word of God to others and enjoyed fishing.

Bill is survived by his wife Dorothy Wiltsie Waite whom he married June 21,1953, four children: Bruce R. (Patty A.) Waite of Gerry, Ann Marie (Dewey E.) White of McHenry, IL, Darrin W. (Amy E.) Kiantone, Marshall J. Waite of Kinston, NC, seven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and a sister-in-law Louise Waite of Sherman.

He was predeceased by nine siblings.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Koinonia Christian Fellowship, Stillwater.

Rev. Ronald Lemon, pastor, will officiate.

Burial will be Fentonville Cemetery, Frewsburg.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

Memorials may be made to Koinonia Christian Fellowship, 1427 Peck Settlement Rd., Jamestown, NY 14701.

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

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Lorna L. Javen

Lorna L. Javen

May 6, 1928 - October 3, 2018

Lorna L. Javens, 90, of Frewsburg, passed away Wednesday (Oct. 3, 2018) at UPMC Chautauqua.

She was born May 6, 1928 in Warren, the daughter of Paul and Florence Hesch Sanden.

In early years she had been employed by the Bell Telephone Co.

Lorna was a self-taught piano player who still enjoyed playing. She enjoyed camping with her family and was the family expert camp fire builder.

She enjoyed baking and eating delicious deserts.

Lorna is survived by three children: Linda (Gary) Shott of Cape Coral, FL, Rodney (Marla Sue) Javens of Frewsburg, and Ross Alan Javens of Amherst, NY.; her grandchildren: Lisa Shott and Jeff (Dennisse) Shott of Cape Coral, FL, Stephanie Javens of Jamestown, Sarah (Marcus) Reinhart and Joshua Javens of Frewsburg, ten great-grandchildren, and a brother Lewis R. Sanden of Pinellas Park, FL.

She was predeceased by her husband of sixty-eight years, Richard C. Javens; her siblings: Marietta (Merritt) Gray, Clayton and John Sanden, Barbara (Donald) Traub, and a sister-in-law Jean Sanden.

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

Rev. Ronald Lemon will officiate.

Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Russell, PA

 The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to the service.

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

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Edward R. Zimmerman

Edward R. Zimmerman

October 31, 1942 - October 2, 2018

Edward R. Zimmerman, 75, of 258 Cone Lane, Warren, passed away Tuesday, (Oct. 2, 2018) at the Blair Hospice House.

He was born October 31, 1942 in Warren, the son of Robert and Carolyn Hunter Zimmerman.

Edward had been manager of Sparkle Car Wash in Warren for over twenty years.

He was a member of the Brokenstraw Tractor Club, NRA, and was involved with the Warren County Fair.

He enjoyed NASCAR, hunting, and fishing.

Edward is survived by five children: Barbara Carroll, James, Daniel, Anthony, and Justine Zimmerman; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and a sister, Carol Donaldson of Warren.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Robert E. Zimmerman, a brother, Raymond Zimmerman, and a brother-in-law, Theodore Donaldson.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, October 6th from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Peterson funeral home, Frewsburg.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg. Pastor Ronald Lemon will officiate.

 A private family committal service will follow at Hale Cemetery, Akeley, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Blair Hospice House, 301 Quaker Hill Rd., Warren, PA 16365.

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

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Robert B. Dahlgren

Robert B. Dahlgren

April 13, 1931 - September 26, 2018

Robert B. Dahlgren, 87, of the Lutheran Home, formerly of Stone Rd. Falconer, passed away Wednesday (Sept. 26, 2018) at the home.

He was born April 13, 1931 in the Town of Kiantone, the son of August and Mamie Swanson Dahlgren.

He was a US Air Force veteran.

Prior to retiring, he had been employed at the former TRW MRC for over forty-two years.

Robert was a member of the Chautauqua Co. Beekeepers Association, Frewsburg Legion Post 556, Carroll Lodge 1147 F & AM, and a life member of the Kiantone Independent Fire Dept.

He enjoyed playing and listening to bluegrass music.

Robert is survived by three children: Patricia Dahlgren and Gayle Dahlgren of Kiantone, and Ralph (Tammy Roush) Dahlgren of Falconer; two grandchildren: Eric Dahlgren and Jeremy Dahlgren of Jamestown; two great-grandchildren: Ella and Isis Dahlgren, and a brother Walter (Joyce) Dahlgren of Busti and Arizona.

He was predeceased by two brothers, George Dahlgren in 1982 and Henry Dahlgren in 2012.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.  Monday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg.

No funeral service will be observed.

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

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Hazel M. Winters

Hazel M. Winters

November 8, 1936 - September 21, 2018

Hazel M. Winters, 81, of 50 Water St. Frewsburg, passed away Friday (Sept. 21, 2018) at UPMC Chautauqua.

She was born November 8, 1936 in Kaneville, PA, the daughter of Herman and Irene Bradybaugh Renninger.

She loved having her family around her and enjoyed helping people.

Hazel is survived by a son Paul (Harriet) Winters of Frewsburg; four grandchildren: Jason, Jessica, Jon (Jeanette), and Bryce Winters; three step grandchildren: Bo, Jo, and Bob Kinney, many great-grandchildren, step great-grandchildren, a great-granddaughter; two brothers: Ralph and Jim Renninger, and two sisters: Edith Melendez and Janet Carron.

She was predeceased by her husband Earl “Sonny” Winters whom she married September 6, 1958, a daughter Bonnie Winters, a son Michael Winters, and many brothers and sisters.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Peterson Funeral Home, 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 Hazel’s family at petersonfh.net.

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