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2018-09-12 / Obituaries

Death Notices

KIRKWOOD, Joan Marie (nee Lavin), of Kenmore, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Mrs. Kirkwood is survived by five children, Howard Kirkwood Jr., Stephen Kirkwood, Janet Kay, David Kirkwood and Susan Patterson; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two children, Mary Elizabeth and Mary Ann Kirkwood. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Sept. 11 at St. Amelia’s Church. Arrangements were made by the Dengler, Roberts, Perna Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to St. Amelia’s Outreach.

KOPRA, Stella M. (nee Kozak), of Kenmore, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. Mrs. Kopra is survived by three children, Stephen Kopra, Susan Natali and Donald Kopra, and six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Sept. 7 at St. John the Baptist Church. Arrangements were made by the Amigone Funeral Home Inc. Memorials may be made to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation.

O’FARRELL, Christine A. (nee Anhalt), of Tonawanda, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. Mrs. O’Farrell is survived by four children, Thomas Jr., Michael and Pat O’Farrell and Pam Kam; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Sr. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Amelia Church. Arrangements were made by the Amigone Funeral Home Inc. Memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227.

RZYRKOWSKI, James M., of Tonawanda, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. Mr. Rzyrkowski is survived by three children, Melissa Reale, James Rzyrkowski and Robyn Stevens, and one sibling, Paul Rzyrkowski. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Sept. 7 at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church. Arrangements were made by the Amigone Funeral Home Inc.

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