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Death notices from the Journal week of Sept. 7

Marion Herrick
Marion Herrick, 81, of Springville, died Aug. 29 at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital.

He was born July 25, 1932 in Napoli, N.Y., to the late Kenneth and Margaret (nee Wilcox) Herrick.

He had lived and worked at the family dairy farm in Napoli, until 1961, when he became a laborer at Schichtelís Wholesale Nursery in Springville.

He was the husband of Joanne (nee Bentley) Herrick; father of Jodell (Ray) Oberst of Bolivar, N.Y.; Teryl (Charlie) Enser of Collins Center; Kevin Anderson of Angola; Lee (Tom) Andolina of Ohio and the late Gary Anderson and Sheri Jo Herrick; father-in-law of Dennie Anderson of Centerville, N.Y.; brother of the late Robert Herrick; brother-in-law of Louise (Edmon) Lampson of Leon, N.Y.; grandfather of 13 grandchildren; great-grandfather of 14 great-grandchildren; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held Sept. 1, from the Riceville Community Church, Gooseneck Road, West Valley.

The Rev. David Bevington officiated. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery in Springville.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Riceville Community Church.

Arrangements were made by the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, 271 East Main St., Springville. Online condolences may be made at

Dorothy Wagner
Dorothy A. Wagner (nee Kruse), 78, of Arcade, formerly of Machias, died Sept. 1, at Buffalo Mercy Hospital.

She was born Oct. 7, 1934 in West Valley, to the late Urban and Lillian (nee Davis) Kruse.

She was a member of St. Maryís Roman Catholic Church in Arcade, and formerly a member of Holy Family Church in Machias.

She was a 30-year member of the secular order of Franciscans. She went camping, fishing, spent time on the computer, knitted and crocheted.

She attended Springville-Griffith Institute and graduated from Olean Business Institute in 1981 and from St. Francis School of Nursing in Olean in 1982. She retired as a licensed practical nurse from the Cattaraugus County Home and Infirmary, now known as The Pines of Machias.

She was the wife of Clayton Wagner; mother of Dora (Wayne) Maul of Machias, Joseph Wagner of Dallas, Texas and the late Clayton and Mark Wagner; grandmother of Clayton Wagner, Trisha (Glenn) Priest, Lillian (Philip) Burgess, Robert (Jillian) Maul, Rebekah (Jon) Priest, Theodore (Nicole) Maul and the late Lara Maul; great-grandmother of 20 great-grandchildren; friend of Mary Schweickert; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held Sept. 4 from St. Maryís Church. The Rev. Joseph Gullo officiated. Burial was in St. Johnís Cemetery in West Valley.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Pines Healthcare Center in Machias.

Arrangements were made by the W.S. Davis Funeral Home, Inc., located at 358 West Main St., Arcade.

Online condolences may be made at

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