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2018-01-17 / Obituaries

Death Notices

LEISING, Alphonse F., of Amherst, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. Mr. Leising is survived by six children, Margaret Kohlbrenner, Peter, Paul, Mary Wagner, John and Catherine; 17 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie (nee Griese). A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church, 157 Cleveland Drive, Cheektowaga. Arrangements were made by the Dietrich Funeral Home Inc. Memorials may be made to the church.

PETERSON, Jacque A., of Amherst, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. Mr. Peterson is survived by his wife, Jean (nee Greer); two children, Mark and Kevin; and three grandchildren. A memorial service was held on Jan. 10 in Calvary Episcopal Church. Arrangements were made by the Beach-Tuyn Funeral Home Inc. Memorials may be made to the church.

WANDASS, Dennis J., of Amherst, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Mr. Wandass is survived by his wife, Emily Scherer Wandass (nee Russell); Karen Parry and Mark, Lisa and Paul Scherer; and six grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Jan. 16 at Christ the King Church. Arrangements were made by the Dietrich Funeral Home Inc. Memorials may be made to the Buffalo Transportation Pierce Arrow Museum or Harris Hill Nursing Facility.

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