Obituaries for The Tonawandas for the week of Sunday, July 15
WACH, Joseph J., 77, of Tonawanda, passed away July 5; beloved husband of Lorraine (nee Coffas) Wach, loving father of Jennifer (Randolph) Rohloff; loving grandfather of Jessica and Benjamin Rohloff; dear brother of Lottie McKedy, Cecilia Carrier and the late Helen Baker; also survived by nieces and nephews.
ASKEY, Henry B., of Tonawanda, passed away July 7; beloved husband of Margaret M. “Peggy” (nee Horan) Askey; dearest father of Peter M. (Lucy) and Thomas A. Askey; loving grandfather of Jordan, Tim, Zoe and Oliver Askey; dear brother of John (Shirley), Tom (Sue), Bill (Tammy), Ben Askey and the late Mary Lou Miller. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Henry’s name to the American Heart Association.
BEATTY, Mabel B. (nee Fuller), 83, of Tonawanda, passed away July 7; beloved wife of the late Charles A. Beatty; loving mother of Carol (late Richard) Williams, Susan Beatty, James (Tabitha) Beatty; cherished grandmother of Richard, Brian (Sharon), David, Michael (Christina), Kelly, Stephen, Sarah, Jimmy, Cameron, and Madisyn; adored great-grandmother of Beckam, Lauren, Emberlin, and Alyssa; dear sister of the late James (Irene) Fuller and the late Marion (late Thomas) Vivian; also survived by loving nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Beatty’s name to St. Christopher’s Outreach Program.
REEVES, Patricia (nee Ryan), 58, of Tonawanda, passed away July 8; beloved wife of Paul Reeves; devoted mother of Alanna (Julius Martinez), Ryan and Teresa Reeves; loving grandmother of Jack Martinez; dear sister of James (Mary Beth), Daniel (Kathleen) Ryan, Mary (Stanley) Pustulka and Michael (Nadia) Ryan; also survived by nieces and nephews; cherished companion of “Finbar”.
DIRINGER, Daniel P. Sr., 82, of North Tonawanda, passed away Tuesday, July 10; beloved husband of Fern R. (nee Heaton) Diringer; loving father of Nancy A. (Kenneth D. Haas) Kraus, Daniel P. Jr. (Lori), and David G.; cherished grandfather of Joshua (Susannah Kohn) and Keith; dear brother of Margaret (late Ernest) Eckert; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Daniel’s name to the Niagara County SPCA, 2100 Lockport Road Niagara Falls, NY 14304.