Florence Brzostowicz, b. 23/Jan/1926, d. 3/May/2015

Florence (Winkowska) Brzostowicz, 89, died at the Alice Nursing Home on May 3, 2015.

She was born in Buffalo, New York on January 23, daughter of John and Sophie (Sacilowska) Winkowski.

She married Edward Brzostowicz on June 23, 1945 at St. Gabriel Church in Blossom, New York. Her husband predeceased her in October, 1974.

She is survived by a daughter, Marsha (Ronald) Tavernier of Malone; a son, Edward (Crystal) Brzostowicz of Dublin, Pennsylvania; grandchildren Darlene (John) Singer, Ronald (Sharon) Tavernier Jr., Michelle (Andrew) Freeman, and Christian (Anna) Brzostowicz; great-grandchildren Kaitlynd (Oliver), Gabriella, and Christian Jr. Brzostowicz, Lucy Freeman, and Elyse and Isaac Tavernier; and great-great-grandchild Janek Brzostowicz. Also surviving are a brother, John Winkowski of Lockport, New York; a sister, Rita Yablonsky of Akron, New York; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by six sisters and six brothers.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Notre Dame Church on Friday, June 26, 2015 at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Buffalo, New York at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Spaulding Funeral Home of Malone.

Sourced from: http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/mtg03/florence-brzostowicz-20150624

Charlie McDonald, b. 21/Jul/1992, d. 30/Aug/2016


McDONALD, Charlie Late of Cairns, passed away suddenly at home on 30 August 2016 aged 24 years. Much loved Son and Step-son to Rachel and Rod Pickles. Loving Friend to all. Charlie will be sadly missed by his Family and Friends. Funeral details will be published in a later edition of the Cairns Post. Please send condolences to office@cairnscrem.com.au to be passed onto Charlie’s Family.

Sourced from: http://tributes.cairns.com.au/notice/331052031

McDONALD, Charlie Late of Cairns, passed away unexpectedly on 30th August Aged 24 Years. Cherished Son of Rachel and Step-son of Rod, much loved by his Family and Friends. Charlie will be sadly missed. The Relatives and Friends of Charlie, are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration of his Life, which will be held at Cairns Crematorium and Funeral Home, Foster Road, Mt Sheridan, on Friday, 9 September, 2016, commencing at 10 a. m. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Epilepsy Foundation Australia. Please meet at the Chapel.

Sourced from: http://tributes.cairns.com.au/notice/325832029

Ethel Jane Snowden, b. 25/Mar/1933, d. 14/Nov/2012


Math Teacher and Volunteer, of the Town of Amherst died at home November 14, 2012 from complications of Alzheimer’s.

Mrs. Snowden was born in Philadelphia, PA on March 26, 1933 to Oscar and Ruth Wiederhold. She moved with her family to the Washington D.C. area where she excelled at school and life. Mrs. Snowden took pride in her status as one of a handful of female students at the University of Maryland’s School of Engineering from which she graduated in 1955. Mrs. Snowden was a dedicated and outstanding teacher of Mathematics and Computers at Amherst High School and Junior High School where she taught for 25 years. She especially encouraged girls to consider math-oriented careers.

Mrs. Snowden did many things very well. In addition to being a wife, mother, teacher and friend to many, she volunteered with the Presbyterian Church, Girl Scouts, Renaissance House and Meals on Wheels. Family and friends benefited from her skills as a seamstress, knitter, cook, picture framer, furniture restorer, gardener, bridge player and organizer. After retirement Mrs. Snowden enjoyed traveling with family and hiking in many of the national parks. She was a proud and devoted grandmother of eleven fantastic grandchildren: teachers, entrepreneurs, musicians, artists, adventurers, a pilot and a Rubik’s cube master.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Snowden was preceded in death by her sister, Anne McCroddan. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Hugh H. Snowden; daughters, Karen (Preston) Roberts and Valerie (Mark) Geraci; sons, Scott (Vilma), Todd (Gina) and Glenn (fiancee Nelly) and eleven grandchildren.

The family was present on Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 1-4 PM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5200 Sheridan Dr. (corner of Hopkins Rd.) where a Funeral Service followed at 4 PM. A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the George Washington Cemetery, 9500 Riggs Rd. in Adelphi, MD. In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Jane Snowden may be given to the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Haven House of Buffalo or Kids Escaping Drugs. Please share condolences at www.AMIGONE.com

Sourced from: http://www.amigone.com/obituary/Ethel-Jane-Snowden/A-Amherst-NY/1133443

Elizabeth Riehle Harter, b. 13/Oct/1909, d. 20/Jun/2011

June 20, 2011

Elizabeth Riehle Harter, 101, of Liverpool and formerly of Syracuse passed away peacefully on Monday surrounded by her family. She was born in Sasbach, Germany and came to Syracuse in 1928. She was employed with Hi-Mark Restaurant and also worked in the cafeteria at Assumption School and later in the church rectory. She was a former member of the Arion Singing Society and Liederkrantz Club. Elizabeth was predeceased by her husband Ludwig in 1977.

She is survived by her two daughters Mary Heick, of Liverpool, Lillian Tokarz, of Syracuse, seven grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, twenty three great great grandchildren.

Services 10:00AM Thursday at Gang Memorial Chapel 10:30AM in Assumption Church. Burial in Assumption Cemetery. There will be no calling hours.

Contributions to Assumption Church 812 N. Salina St. Syracuse 13208

Sourced from: http://www.gangmemorial.com/obits/obituary.php?id=94684

Brandon J Matjoulis, b. 3/Nov/1984, d. 25/Mar/2007

Brandon J. Matjoulis, 22, of 181 Mud Creek Road, Kennedy, died unexpectedly Sunday (March 25, 2007).

He was born November 3, 1984 in Jamestown the son of Laurence A. Matjoulis and Marla Brown.

Surviving are his mother Marla Brown with whom he made his home, his step father Curtis L. Southwick of Falconer, his father Laurence A. Matjoulis and his step mother Terry Matjoulis both of Bangor, Michigan, two brothers Taylor and Mitchel Southwick both at home, his maternal grandparents Maurice and Carol Baker Brown of Ellington, his paternal grandmother Bonnie Cannon of Jamestown, his step paternal grandmother Marita Ekberg of Falconer, his paternal great grandmother Julia Matjoulis of Jamestown. He is also survived by his girlfriend of 5 years Jessica Lipphard of Lakewood.

Brandon was a 2002 graduate of Falconer Central School and was currently the lead singer and lyricist for the band Aniasin. He had also been employed as assistant manager of Rex T.V and worked at the Geer- Dunn Company with his uncle Kyle. Brandon had a love of computers and enjoyed working on and building them. He also was family oriented and took great pride in the work he did in the family’s home. Brandon enjoyed the serenity of the country where he could spend time with his pride and joy, his dog Charlotte.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Falconer Funeral Home. Rev. Dayle Keefer of the Fluvanna Community Church will officiate. Burial will be in the Valley View Cemetery, Ellington. Friends will be received by the family from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Matjoulis Family Benefit Fund at The Greater Chautauqua FCU 220 West Main Street Falconer NY 14733.

Sourced from: http://falconerfuneralhome.net/tribute/details/317/Brandon-Matjoulis/obituary.html

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