Wattengel Funeral Home
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307 Oliver St
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Wattengel Funeral Home
307 Oliver Street, North Tonawanda, New York 14120
(New Location) 533 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Mc AFee, Frances
August 8, 1939 - August 28, 2014
Frances is survived by her loving family and friends. Private services were held.
January 28, 1949 - August 22, 2014
Catherine J. Schumacher (nee Gordon), age 65, of North Tonawanda, entered into eternal rest August 22, 2014 while under the care of Niagara Hospice following a long illness.
Mrs. Schumacher was born January 28, 1949 in North Tonawanda, daughter of the late Casey and Margaret Gordon.
Catherine was best known as a loving, kind, generous person with a big heart.
She was a member of Camp Good Days and the Studebaker Club. Catherine loved working outside, tending to her garden and also loved garage sales.
She is predeceased by her parents, the late Casey and Margaret Gordon and her son the late Timothy Schumacher who passed away in 1990.
Beloved wife of 46 years to Thomas H. Schumacher; devoted mother of Thomas Jr, Terry ( Christina) Schumacher and the late Timothy Schumacher; loving grandmother of Cyliegh and McKaley; also survived by Sally and Pete and Jack and Vicki several brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM and Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the WATTENGEL Funeral Home 307 Oliver St. where services will be held Tuesday at 8 PM
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice (niagarahospice.org) or the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (mmrf.org)
On line guest registry at www.Wattengel.com
March 18, 1967 - August 21, 2014
Thursday (August 21, 2014). Renee was born on
March 18, 1967, in Niagara Falls to Connie (Hook)
Sikora and the late Ronald J. Dinino, Sr.
Renee was a loving teacher who taught kindergarten at Prince of Peace School, and now at the Fricano Building at the Starpoint School District for
2nd Graders, and was a member of NTAA Board. She was involved with Cub Scout Pack 185, taught CCD, a member of Sacred Heart R.C. Church in
Niagara Falls, a member of Starpoint Technology Communication, Fricano's PBIS Communication and Alumni of Niagara University. Renee is survived by her husband, Gary Gibson;mother of Zachary and Connor; daughter of
Connie (Jacob) Sikora, the late Ronald J. Dinino, Sr.sister of Ronald (Melissa) Dinino, Katherine (Tim) Sullivan and the late Peter Sikora; granddaughter of Jenny Bator and Norm (Betty) Rainer and was predeceased by her two grandparents, James and Freda Hook and John and Rose Sikora. Also surviving are several aunts,
uncles and cousins. Friends may call on Monday from 1-4 PM and 6-9 PM at the Wattengel Funeral Home, 533 Meadow Dr., North Tonawanda (New Location). A
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday at 10 AM from St. Vincent de Paul (at Prince of Peace site) 1055 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14304.
Szablicki, Mary Jane
December 8, 1919 - August 19, 2014
Of Tonawanda, August 19, 2014 Beloved
wife of the late Edmund; devoted
mother of Mary Jayne; loving sister of
Edward ( late Alfreda) Witaszek, late
Dolores (late Stephen) Sarkes, late
Helen (late Frank) Krakowiak, late
Adeline (late William) Clamp and late
infant Marion; also survived by several
nieces and nephews. Friends may call
Thursday 4-8 PM at the WATTENGEL
FUNERAL HOME, 307 Oliver St. N.
Tonawanda. Mass of Christian Burial
Friday at 9:30 AM from St. Andrews
Parish 1545 Sheridan Drive ( please assemble
at church). Interment Mt. Olivet
Cemetery. Online guest registry at
January 16, 1939 - August 13, 2014
Wheatfield, passed away on August 13, 2014
following a lengthy illness. Born in Buffalo on
January 16, 1939, daughter of the late Raymond
and Rita (nee Bell) Phelps. Mrs. Christoff
graduated from North Tonawanda High School,
Class of 1956. She was a 53-year member of the
Rescue #5 Fire Company Auxiliary.
Beloved wife of 56 years to Peter P. Christoff;
loving mother of Valerie (James) Diermyer of
Wheatfield, Karen (Mark) Zientara of Wheatfield
and the late Steven and late Lisa Christoff; devoted
grandmother of Lindsay and Andrew Kirsch, Kelli
Diermyer and Dana and Kevin Zientara; sister of
Donald (Gerri) Phelps of North Tonawanda and
the late David (Pat) Phelps of Haines City, FL.
Friends may call on Friday from 2-4 PM and
7-9 PM at the WATTENGEL Funeral Home, 307
Oliver St., North Tonawanda where Funeral
Services will be held on Saturday (enter funeral
home parking by way of alley from Robinson or
Schenck St. due to Saturday's Art Show) at 10:30
AM. Interment Acacia Park Cemetery. In lieu of
flowers, memorials to Niagara Hospice or the
Online guest registry at www.Wattengel.com.
Planning a Funeral
Life ChoicesMost of us plan ahead in life. We plan for our wedding, our children's education, family vacations, and other significant expected life events. We also plan for the unexpected events of life by purchasing home, auto and medical insurance.
Understanding the benefits of pre-planning has prompted many to take the step to pre-plan their own arrangements.
Please call us at 7166920440 to set up an appointment to discuss pre-planning with a caring professional.
Why Pre-Plan?Peace of Mind
Many who have undergone the emotional strain of arranging a funeral within hours of losing a loved one have made the choice to pre-plan their own funeral. Doing so lifts the burden from their loved ones by relieving decision-making pressure at a time of grief and emotional stress.
Funeral arrangements are a deeply personal choice. Pre-planning provides you with the time needed to make practical, detailed decisions that reflect your standards, lifestyle, taste and budget. And we assure you and your family that the choices you make will be carried out as planned.
When you finalize your plan, we can advise you of the total cost. You do not have to set aside funds for your plan, but doing so protects you against escalating funeral costs. By locking in today's funeral costs and ensuring that the necessary funds are set aside, you help relieve yourself of unnecessary future worry and your survivors of an unexpected expense.
Immediate ArrangementsIn Time of Need
We understand that making the many decisions which come at a time of loss can be difficult. We offer our support by providing you with options as you consider making immediate arrangements.
Please call us at 7166920440 to make arrangements in person with a caring, professional Funeral Director.
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Wattengel Funeral Home
307 Oliver Street
North Tonawanda, NY 14120