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2013-01-09 / Obituaries

Death Notices

HAIN, Eugenia Rosalia (nee Daniel), of Tonawanda, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. Mrs. Hain is survived by one son, Dennis; one daughter, Denise Greco; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Jan. 8 at Blessed Sacrament Church with arrangements made by Amigone Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Western New York, 2805 Wehrle Drive, No. 6, Buffalo, NY 14221.

NICASTRO, Theresa R., of Tonawanda, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Mrs. Nicastro is survived by two sons, David and Daniel; one daughter, Linda Shipp; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one sister, Rosie Bryzski. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sebastian L.; one son, Thomas; and one daughter, Mary. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Jan. 7 at St. Francis of Assisi Chapel, with arrangements made by Dietrich Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227.

VANKOS, Carl “Charlie,” of the Town of Tonawanda, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. He was a life member of the Sheridan Park Fire Company. Mr. Vankos is survived by one son, Carl; one daughter, Linda L.; one grandchild; and two sisters, Mary Sabados and Irma Virag. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ida Mae (nee Kresge). Funeral services were held Jan. 5 at the Lester H. Wedekindt Inc. Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the James V. Ryan Paramedics Foundation, c/o Town of Tonawanda Paramedic Unit, 1835 Sheridan Drive, Buffalo, NY 14223.

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