2022-02-02

Elma Fire Hall Substation

Sale of Substation to Centralize Fire Company’s Equipment

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The Elma Volunteer Fire Company has approached the school district with a plan to sell its Girdle Road substation located across from Iroquois, which will allow the fire company to centralize its equipment at its main hall.

Obituary: Gregg Stephen Trueman, Adored Husband, Brother, and Son

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Gregg Stephen Trueman Sept. 25, 1964-Dec. 17, 2021 Gregg Stephen Trueman died on Friday, December 17, 2021. He was 57. Born in Boston, Mass. on Sept. 25, 1964, Mr. Trueman and his family moved from Hanover, Mass. to East Aurora in 1973. He is preceded in death by his sister Lynda Ryan.  He is survived by his mother R. Casey […]

Obituary: Robert J. Smith, Lived in Service of Others

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Robert J. Smith Dec. 5, 1927-Jan. 28, 2022 Robert John Smith died peacefully on January 28, surrounded by the love and support of his family. He was 94. He was born on December 5, 1927, served in the United States Army Signal Corps from 1946-1947, and worked at Ford Motor Company as a scheduling engineer for 35 years. He lived […]

Obituary: Russell R. Evans, Veteran, Father, Avid Golfer

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Russell R. Evans Oct. 30, 1940-Jan. 29, 2022 Russell R. Evans, a resident of East Aurora for 15 years, died on Saturday, January 29 under the care of Hospice in Cheektowaga. Mr. Evans died of complications from Diabetes. He was 81. He is survived by his wife of 58 years Margaret Evans, sons Mark E. Evans and Douglas J. Evans, […]

Obituary: James V. Cafferty, Enjoyed Golf, Treasured Time with Family

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James V. Cafferty March 16,  1935-Jan. 17, 2022 James V. Cafferty of Springville died Monday, January 17, at ECMC. He was 86. Mr. Cafferty was born March 16, 1935, in Detroit, Mich., a son of the late James A. and Victoria (nee Lectner) Cafferty.  He was a member of St. George Church in West Falls and was a faithful servant […]

Obituary: Roberta Bush, Beloved Mother, Enjoyed Sports and Socializing

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Roberta Bush June 10, 1932 – Jan. 27, 2022 Roberta “Bobbie” Bush of Marilla died suddenly on Thursday, January 27. She was 89. Born Roberta Williams on June 10, 1932, she was preceded in death by her husband Leslie “Sam” Bush and by her special friend Clarence Martin. She was also predeceased by 11 brothers and sisters, stepson Wayne (Marie) […]

Obituary: Kimberly Bockhahn, Beloved Mother, Kind Person

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Kimberly Bockhahn, a resident of Holland, died on Sunday, January 23, after a long illness. She was 56. Mrs. Bockhahn was born Kimberly Kline on October 7, 1965, the daughter of the late Harry A. and Patricia A. Kline. She is survived by her children Justin Kline, Ryan Bockhahn, and Nathan Bockhahn; grandchildren Logan Wilson and Kattileya Kline; siblings Glenn […]

Obituary: Barbara Chandler Anderson, Enjoyed Travel and Architecture, Cherished Mother

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Barbara Chandler Anderson Died on Thursday, January 27 Barbara Chandler Anderson, known as Blaire, died on Thursday, January 27, after a courageous battle with cancer. Her home was in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., where she had lived for almost 25 years. With her brothers, Mrs. Anderson grew up on Porterville Road in East Aurora. She graduated from Cazenovia College prior […]

New Local Program for Offered for Those with Dementia and their Caregivers

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Staff from the WNY Chapter will host a free webinar series starting on Tuesday, Feb. 15 providing educational tools and other resources for those living with a diagnosis of early stage Alzheimer’s disease.

Virtual Gift Card Raffle to Benefit Honor Flight

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The Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce’s second annual Virtual Gift Card Basket Raffle is in full swing with partial proceeds benefiting Buffalo Niagara Honor Flight. Tickets will be on sale until Feb. 10.