Weekly Feature



August 6, 2014 RSS feed / Obituaries

Owen Q. Niehaus, one of nation’s first helicopter pilots

Owen Quintin Niehaus, 91, formerly of Amherst, died Sunday, July 13, 2014.  From an early age, Mr. Niehaus had an interest in flying, earning a private pilot’s license before the beginning of World War II.  More...

Anthony Desmond Browning, textbook broker

Anthony Desmond Browning, 63, of Clarence, died Wednesday, June 25, 2014.  Mr. Browning was born in Kingston, Jamaica, before moving to England for boarding school at the age of 8. More...

Estella H. Santa Maria, active in community

Estella H. Santa Maria (nee D’Addario), 100, formerly of Buffalo, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014.  Mrs. Santa Maria helped build airplanes for the Curtiss Wright Corp. during World War II. More...

Death Notices

BLACKWOOD, Sarah V. (nee Monteith), of Amherst, died Sunday, July 27, 2014. Mrs. Blackwood is survived by two daughters, Ruth Zappe and Nancy Blackwood; one son, Robert; and one grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, James. More...