Cheektowaga obituaries for week of June 3
DeMARI, Daryl J., passed away May 27 at age 41. Loving father of Tyler J. DeMari; beloved son of Benedetto and Onorina (nee Galante) DeMari; caring brother of Rosanne (George) Myers and the late Jeanne DeMari; adored uncle of Nicholas, Anthony and Steven; dear companion of Kasia Baltaziuk; also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.
FICZERE, Paul F. , passed away May 22. Beloved husband of Jane (nee Durshordwe); dearest father of Tyler Joseph; son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (nee Tan) Ficzere; brother of John J.; dearest uncle of Michael, Diana, Heather, Andrew, Brandon, Lauren and Zachary.
GENTNER, Rita M. (nee Wendling), passed away May 19 at age 96. Beloved wife of the late Robert F. Gentner; dear mother of Robert J. (Patricia) Gentner, Mary Clare (Gary) Gentner-Witten and the late Gerald C. (Sally) Gentner; loving grandmother of Michelle (David) Yemma, Kristin (Michael) Santa Maria, Jason (Michelle) Gentner, Laura (Timothy) DiGiulio, Matthew (Katelyn) Gentner, Julie (Michael) Murphy and Robert Michael; great-grandmother of Nicholas and Ryan Yemma, Miles and Massimo Santa Maria, Jack and Molly DiGiulio, Ella and JJ Murphy. Rita was a longtime parishoner of St. Aloysius Parish (Cheektowaga, NY) where she served on the Altar and Rosary Society, a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Cleveland Hill Fire Department #6, the owner and operator of Crafty Ceramic Corner and a teacher of ceramics at the Amherst Senior Citizens. There will be no prior visitation.
HALE, Philip S., passed away May 19. Loving son of the late Virgil and Doris Hale; loving brother of Donald (Marilyn) and the late Virgil Hale; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews Philip was retired from the NYS Thruway and 3M Company.
WENTLENT, Eileen N. (nee Hanley), passed away May 28. Beloved wife of Alfred Wentlent; dearest mother of Holly Wentlent, Christian (Bonnie) Wentlent, Aaron (Cande McElhinny) Wentlent and Megan Wentlent; loving grandmother of Olivia, Madilyne, Claire, Riley, and Raegan; devoted daughter of the late Thomas and Olive (Gerber) Hanley; dear sister of Kathy (Al) Firkins, Thomas (Diane) Hanley, Michael (Julie) Hanley, Ronald (Mary) Hanley, and Robert (Nancy) Hanley. Also survived by her loving brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. f desired memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo Inc.