Shirley A. Couture Print
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Visitation:  No prior visitation.

Service:  TUESDAY, October 11, 2016:  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am at SS. Peter & Paul Church, Williamsville.

COUTURE - Shirley A.
October 6, 2016; loving sister of Denise
(John) Pietrobono, Susan, Michael and
Peggy Couture; also survived by many
nieces and nephews; loving niece of
Jeanette (late Norman) Wrigglesworth.
No prior visitation. A Mass of Christian
Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday
at 10 AM at SS. Peter & Paul Church,
5480 Main St., Williamsville. Please
assemble at church. Arrangements by
the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Online condolences will be accessible on Sunday at
www.TheDietrichFuneralHome.com

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David S. Tiftickjian Print
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Visitation:  No prior visitation.

Service:  SATURDAY, October 22, 2016:  A Memorial Service will be held at 11 am at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Buffalo.

TIFTICKJIAN - David S.
October 1, 2016,
beloved husband of
57 years to Elizabeth
“Betsy” (nee Prescott)
Tiftickjian; most loving
father of David
(Darlene) Tiftickjian,
Richard (Holly) Tiftickjian, Elizabeth
(Raymond) Rott and Christian
(Jacque) Tiftickjian; grandfather of
David, William, Kristen, Theodore,
Ava, Mason, Grant Tiftickjian, and
Raymond Rott; brother of Kathleen
Johnston of Charleston, SC. No prior
visitation. A memorial service will be
held on Saturday, October 22, at 11
AM at Westminster Presbyterian
Church, 724 Delaware Ave., Buffalo,
NY 14209. Please assemble at church.
Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials
may be made to Westminster
Presbyterian Church or the Disabled
Veterans Assn., PO Box 14301,
Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.
Arrangements by the DIETRICH
FUNERAL HOME, INC. Online
condolences will be accessible on Sunday at
www.TheDietrichFuneralHome.com

Feb. 15, 1926 – Oct. 1, 2016

David S. Tiftickjian, president of David Tiftickjian & Sons Oriental Rugs, died Oct. 1 in Buffalo General Medical Center after a brief illness. He was 90.

Mr. Tiftickjian was born in Buffalo and graduated from Bennett High School in 1943. He later went on to earn a master’s degree in history from Buffalo State College.

A World War II veteran, Mr. Tiftickjian served in the Army’s 112th Regiment as a field medic in the Philippines.

After the war, Mr. Tiftickjian joined the family business, D.S. Tiftickjian Imports, selling Oriental rugs and furniture. When his father died, he took over as president of the company, expanded it to include carpeting and flooring, and brought his sons aboard to learn the business.

The company grew to two locations, in Buffalo and Williamsville. Even in retirement, Mr. Tiftickjian could be found in a suit and tie helping out at the Delaware Avenue store and was last there a week before he died.

A big part of his life was spending summers at the family’s cottage in Silver Bay, Ont. He and his wife, Betsy, also enjoyed travel, including trips to Mexico, Europe, Africa and South America.

Mr. Tiftickjian was a member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church and Ismailia Shriners International.

An avid golfer, he was a member of the Cherry Hill Club.

Survivors include his wife, the former Elizabeth Prescott; a daughter, Elizabeth Rott; three sons, David D., Richard B. and Christian K.; a sister, Kathleen Johnston; and eight grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 22 in Westminster Presbyterian Church, 724 Delaware Ave.

 

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Patricia J. Evans (nee Sheehan) Print
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Visitation:  THURSDAY, September 29, 2016:  4-8 pm at The Dietrich Funeral Homes, Inc., 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst.

Service:  FRIDAY, September 30, 2016:  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am at. St. Stephens Church, Grand Island.

EVANS - Patricia J. (Sheehan)
September 26, 2016; beloved wife of
the late Richard J. Evans Sr.; loving
mother of Richard J. (Maria) Evans Jr.,
Mary (Mark) Pitirri, Julie Evans, Ellen
(Tony) Sirianni, David (Cathy), Dennis
(Sue) Evans; dear grandmother of 17;
sister of Dr. Thomas (Janet), Brian
(Sandi), Joseph Sheehan and the late
Timothy Sheehan; sister-in-law of
Marion Sheehan and Donna (Evans) Phillips;
also survived by many nieces, nephews
 and cousins. Family and friends may call
Thursday 4-8 PM at the DIETRICH FUNERAL
HOME, INC., 2480 Kensington Ave.,
Amherst. A Mass of Christian Burial
will be celebrated on Friday at 10 AM
at St. Stephens Church, 2100 Baseline
Rd., Grand Island, NY 14072. Please
assemble at Church. In lieu of flowers,
memorials may be made to Juvenile
Diabetes Foundation or American
Heart Assn. Online condolences at
www.thedietrichfuneralhome.com

March 27, 1932 – Sept. 26, 2016

Patricia J. Evans, former principal at Buffalo Public School 61, died Monday at Bristol Village, Clarence Center, after a brief illness. She was 84.

The former Patricia Sheehan graduated from Mount St. Mary Academy. She received her bachelor of arts degree from Daemen College and continued her education, earning a master’s degree in education and one in administration from Buffalo State College.

She had a lifelong career in education, beginning in 1957 as an elementary school teacher at Buffalo Public School 8. After raising her children, she returned to education as a substitute teacher at Early Childhood School 61 and moved into a permanent teacher position with pre-K students. She taught for several years at School 61 before being promoted to assistant principal and then principal.

She encouraged the community to become involved early in a child’s education, by establishing a Grandparents Day at School 61. She also worked to involve community leaders in the school with her link with F.A.T.H.E.R.S (Fathers Armed Together To Help Educate Restore and Save), a group whose members participate in projects to improve the school and neighborhood environment.

Her husband of 28 years, Richard Evans, died in 1988. She is survived by three sons, Richard Jr., David and Dennis; three daughters, Mary, Julie and Ellen; and 17 grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Stephen Church, 2100 Baseline Road, Grand Island.

 

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William A. Battle, Jr. Print
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Visitation:  FRIDAY, September 30, 2016:  2-4 & 7-9 pm at The Dietrich Funeral Homes, Inc., 2480 Kensington Ave. Amherst.

Service:  SATURDAY, October 1, 2016:  A Funeral Service will be held at 11 am at Linwood Church of Christ, Buffalo.

BATTLE - William A., Jr.
September 25, 2016; beloved husband
of Cynthia (Parks) Battle; loving
father of William A. Battle, III and
Erik E. (Lorelle) Battle; grandfather of
Travis Wilson, Lydia and Erika Battle;
great-grandfather of Monique Suarez;
brother of John (Rose) Battle and the
late Barbara (Ted) Cook; also survived
by nieces and nephews; loving relatives;
his Christian and lifelong friends.
A visitation will be held on Friday from
2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DIETRICH
FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2480 Kensington
Ave., Amherst NY 14226. A
Funeral Service will be held on Saturday
at 11 AM, at the Linwood Church
of Christ, 2523 Main St., Buffalo, NY
14214. Please assemble at church.
Online condolences may be shared at
www.TheDietrichFuneralHome.com

Sept. 17, 1948 – Sept. 25, 2016

William Arter Battle Jr., a retired manager at IBM who taught at Bryant & Stratton College, died Sunday in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Amherst. He was 68.

Mr. Battle was born in Buffalo and attended Buffalo public schools, graduating from Bennett High School in 1966. He earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Canisius College in 1981 and a master of science degree in management information systems from the University of Maryland/College Park in 2005.

Mr. Battle worked for Sears Roebuck & Co. as an appliance repairman for five years. After getting his degree at Canisius, he started working at IBM, where he climbed the corporate ladder to eventually become a regional logistics manager. He retired in 2007 after 37 years with IBM.

In retirement, he became an instructor at Bryant & Stratton, teaching business and computer technology.

Mr. Battle was active for many years at Linwood Church of Christ and later, Amherst Church of Christ.

He served on many boards, including Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Educational Advisory Board, Success in the City Executive Board, Canisius College Women’s Business Center and MicroBiz Buffalo.

He also was an active supporter of the Afro-American Historical Association of the Niagara Frontier, Buffalo Urban League, Ontario History Society and Canisius College MBA Alumni Association, and was a member of the Leadership Buffalo Class of 2008.

A fan of genealogy, he traced his family tree back to the year 800 AD. Family history included a great-grandfather, Samuel Hall, who escaped slavery via the Underground Railroad from Maryland to Canada.

Mr. Battle is survived by his wife of 15 years, the former Cynthia Parks; two sons, William III and Erik; his brother, John; three grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Linwood Church of Christ, 2523 Main St.

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Anne G. Wittig (nee Gustina) Print
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Visitation:  Private

Service:  MONDAY, September 26, 2016:  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 am at Christ the King Church, Snyder.

WITTIG - Anne G.
(nee Gustina)
September 21, 2016; beloved wife
of 60 years to Roger J. Wittig; loving
mother of Geoffrey (Rita) Wittig, MD,
Andrea (Stephen) Rowe and Christopher
(Patricia) Wittig; dear grandmother
of Cynthia (Jason) Dupree,
Brian Rowe, Timothy Wittig, Jonathan
Wittig, Allyson Wittig, Ellen (Aaron) Burnette,
Sean Rowe and Thomas Wittig;
great-grandmother of Emerson Dupree
and Zoa Wittig; sister of Bernard (Patricia),
Gregory (Mary), Lawrence (Mickey),
Rachel (the late Neil) Shea and
the late Francis J. (Patricia) Gustina,
Jr.; also survived by many nieces and
nephews. No prior visitation. A Mass
of Christian Burial will be celebrated on
Monday at 9:30 AM at Christ the King
Church, 30 Lamarck Dr., Snyder, NY
14226. Please assemble at church.
Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials
may be made to Millard Fillmore Suburban
Hospital. Arrangements by the
DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Online condolences may be shared at
www.TheDietrichFuneralHome.com

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Lillian H. Duke (Wise) Print
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Visitation:  FRIDAY, September 23, 2016:  2-4 & 7-9 pm at The Dietrich Funeral Homes, Inc., 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst.

Service: SATURDAY, September 24, 2016:  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church, Cheektowaga.

DUKE - Lillian H.
(nee Wise)
September 20, 2016, beloved wife
of 63 years to Albert G. Duke; loving
mother of Susan (Gary) Laska, Angelo
T. Duke, David A. (Nancy) Duke,
Carla J. Duke and the late Albert
G. Duke Jr.; dear grandmother of
12 and great-grandmother of five;
sister of Barbara Smith and the late
Robert (Barbara) Wise and William
(Sue) Wise; also survived by many
nieces and nephews. Family and
friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9
PM at the DIETRICH FUNERAL
HOME, INC., 2480 Kensington Ave.,
Amherst. A Mass of Christian Burial
will be celebrated Saturday at 10
AM at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church,
157 Cleveland Dr., Cheektowaga.
Please assemble at church. Lillian
was a lifelong member of St. James
Parish and a devoted member of the
parish folk group, Bible study and
vice president of the PTA, also an
avid Sabres fan. Flowers gratefully
declined. Memorials may be made
to Hospice Buffalo Inc. Online
condolences may be shared at www.
TheDietrichFuneralHome.com

 

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Mary Ann Koehler (nee Cooke) Print
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Visitation:  WEDNESDAY, September 28, 2016: 4-7 pm at The Dietrich Funeral Homes, Inc., 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst.

Service:  THURSDAY, September 29, 2016:  A Funeral Service will be held at 11 am at The Church of the Advent, Kenmore.

KOEHLER - Mary Ann
(nee Cooke)
September 19, 2016, loving mother of
Jeffrey (Lyn), James (dear friend
Donna Raepple), Thomas (Karen)
Koehler; dear grandmother of Chelsea
(Dalen) Smith, Matthew, Nicholas and
Brynn Koehler; sister of David Cooke.
Family and friends may call Wednesday
from 4-7 PM at the DIETRICH
FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2480
Kensington Ave., Amherst. A Funeral
Service will be held privately. Flowers
gratefully declined. Memorials may be
made to Hospice Buffalo Inc. Online
condolences may be shared at
www.TheDietrichFuneralHome.com

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