Obituaries for The Tonawandas/Kenmore for the week of Sunday, Oct. 21
Oct.14, 2012; beloved wife of the late Donald W. Newman; dearest mother of Wendy C. (Frederick) Kiszka, Patricia A. (Terry) Landrum and Donald G. (Marybeth) Newman; loving grandmother of Jennifer Dodrill, Michelle (Willie) Lawry, Michael (Kerri) Landrum, Stacy Kiszka, Stephanie Newman, Jason Kiszka, Christopher and Lindsey Newman; cherished great-grandmother of Hannah and Emma. If so desired, memorials may be made in Mrs. Newman’s name to Hospice-Buffalo, Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227.
BOWMAN, Grace G. (nee Gibbons), 87, of Tonawanda, passed away Oct. 11, 2012; Beloved wife of George G. “Ray” Bowman; loving mother of Raymond (Jeanne) Bowman, Grace “Gay” (late James) Mondello, Susan (Ted) Galeza, Carol (John) Rudroff, Daniel (Eileen) Bowman, and William (Becky) Bowman; cherished grandmother of 13 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; dear sister of James (Marge) Gibbons and the late Patrick (Gerry) Gibbons, Marie (late Bud) Burke and Alice (late James) McLaughlin. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Grace’s name to the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
BLECKINGER - Eileen C. (nee Drozdz), 70, of Tonawanda, passed away Oct. 9, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Jerome C. Bleckinger Jr.; dearest mother of Patricia (Richard) Kozak and Christina Bleckinger; Loving grandmother of Violet Juliana Kozak and Henry Jerome Noe; dear sister of Florence (Karl) Zielezinski and Frank Drozdz.