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Pearson Funeral Homes
906 Pearl Street
Onawa , IA 51040
(712) 423-1420
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Rush Family Care Service
1629 10 Street
Onawa , IA 51040
(712) 423-3293
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Local Obituaries and Funeral Notice News

Artist Alley had rich newspaper heritage

Sun, Apr 22, 2012
It was like Christmas every morning." Alley said his father continued to paint after his diagnosis, doing beach scenes and sunsets. Mr. Alley's first cousin, Dan Conaway, a marketing and advertising consultant and freelance writer, said that Mr. Alley improved on an inherited talent. "Rick comes from a long line of very talented artists and cartoonists, and I think Rick was the most talented. His dad and granddad were more about political cartooning than art. It was all about the visual side to Rick." Mr. Alley also leaves another daughter, Katherine Borden of Fort Lauderdale, and a sister, Jehl Palvado of Gulf Shores, Ala. Arrangements are incomplete. (The Commercial Appeal)

John V. Kavanaugh, 93, World War II veteran

Sun, Apr 1, 2012
Mr. Kavanaugh helped manage a home delivery service for Consumers Beverages. He was an active member of St. Benedict’s Holy Name Society, served as past commander of the VFW Post 2472 in Tonawanda and as past president of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Services were held Wednesday and Thursday. (The Buffalo News)

Joseph W. Sleap, owned family insurance agency

Sun, Mar 25, 2012
March 24, 2012 Joseph W. Sleap, who owned an insurance agency and rode his bicycle in last year’s Ride for Roswell fundraiser even as he battled colon cancer, died Saturday in his Town of Tonawanda home. He was 57. Mr. Sleap was born in Buffalo and attended local schools, graduating from St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute and the University at Buffalo. He worked for the family business, Sle... (The Buffalo News)

Leonard M. Baker, owner of Grant Candy Land

Fri, Feb 24, 2012
Buffalo Sewer Authority. Mr. Baker was an expert marksman and won many titles and awards in pistol competitions. He was a member and past president of the Mohawk Gun Club of the Town of Tonawanda. He is survived by his wife, the former Theresa Adamo; two sons, Jay and Alan; and his mother, Gertrude Rosenfeld. Services will be at 11 a.m. today in Greco Funeral Home, 2909 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda. (The Buffalo News)

Ernest Caruso Sr., Calvin’s Furniture partner

Fri, Feb 24, 2012
He managed Calvin’s Interiors of Kenmore until 1985, when he moved to Florida. He served as a Democratic committeeman in the Town of Tonawanda in the 1950s. In Florida, he was assistant to the vice president of Florida East Coast stores for Castro Convertibles for seven years, then was associated with Carl’s Furniture in the Miami area for 10 years before retiring in 2002. He served for two years as Grand Knight of Council 13051, Knights of Columbus, at St. Joan of Arc in Boca Raton. He also was an honor guard in the fourth degree at Our Lady of Lourdes in Boca Raton. Surviving ... (The Buffalo News)

Alan Capenhurst, retired Harrison superintendent

Fri, Feb 17, 2012
Aug. 24, 1930—Feb. 13, 2012 Alan B. Capenhurst of the Town of Tonawanda, a retired general superintendent for Harrison Radiator, died Monday in Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Town of Tonawanda. He was 81. A 30-year employee with General Motors, he directed production control activities at four Harrison Radiator Division plants. As superintendent, he formed participative-style operating teams to improve safety and departmental operations. He was a member of the Corpo... (The Buffalo News)

Frank K. Hartney, retired Buffalo fire lieutenant

Tue, Jan 31, 2012
Frank K. Hartney, of the Town of Tonawanda, a retired lieutenant in the Buffalo Fire Department, died Friday in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Amherst, after a short illness. He was 88. Born in Buffalo, he was a 1941 graduate of Canisius High School and was a member of the school’s Sports Hall of Fame. He served as a rifleman in the Marine Corps in the Pacific during World War II. He received an Officers Heroism Award from th... (The Buffalo News)

Sister Marie Julianne Farrington, educator, leader

Sun, Jan 22, 2012
April 2011. Early in her religious life, she taught in several Buffalo area schools: Blessed Sacrament, Mount St. Mary, St. John the Baptist, all in the Town of Tonawanda; and St. Mary’s Seminary in Buffalo. From 1980 to 1982, she worked with the Jesuit Refugee Services at Ban V’hai camp in Thailand. Returning to Buffalo, she became director of religious education at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Colden, and in 1987, she was co-director for two years at St. Columban’s Retreat Center in Derby. Most of Sister Marie Julianne’s life was dedicated to direct service in her religious community. She was responsible for the spiritual and intellectual formation of the younger members of the community. Following the Second Vatican Council, she was instrumental in articulating and implementing the prophetic dimension of apostolic religious communities worldwide. At various times, she served as provincial superior and regional superior of the Eastern Province, and in the 1970s was elected a member of the General Council of her congregation. In 1989, she became th... (The Buffalo News)

Kenneth E. Metzger, owned Klean Air Heating

Sat, Jan 7, 2012
Kenneth E. Metzger of the Town of Tonawanda, owner of Klean Air Heating, died Tuesday in West Palm Beach, Fla. He was 82. Born in West Orange, N. J., he grew up in the Finger Lakes region and moved to the Buffalo area as a young adult. He worked for ABG Heating in Cheektowaga and in the early 1960s started his own business, Klean Air Heating, in the Town of Tonawanda. He specialized in cleaning and repairing furnaces for more than... (The Buffalo News)

John I. Starr, founder, president of S&E Wholesale jewelery

Wed, Jan 4, 2012
Bennett High School and served as a corporal in the Army Air Forces during World War II. In 1948, he founded S and E Wholesale, a jewelry business, at 442 Niagara Falls Blvd. in the Town of Tonawanda. He owned the business until 2005, when it was sold. Mr. Starr was a parishioner of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church in Amherst. He was a grand knight and had served as president of Kenmore Council 3076, Knights of Columbus. He was a member and former president of the Niagara Frontier Chapter of the Foundation of International Cooperation and a member of Full Gospel Businessmen’s International... (The Buffalo News)

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