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Obituaries for the Journal week of Nov. 22
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Date: 2014-11-24
Norma Crandall

Norma J. Crandall, 84, of Gerry, passed away in WCA Hospital in Jamestown on November 17.

Norma was born in Jamestown on Oct. 16, 1930 to the late Walter and Florence (nee Willets) LeRoy.

Norma was a bookkeeper at the former First Trust Union Bank for 20 years prior to her retirement. She was a former member of the United Congregational Methodist Church and attended the Gerry Free Methodist Church. She enjoyed doing needlework and puzzles, and enjoyed following her grandchildren’s activities.

Norma was the wife of Roger Crandall; mother of Rick (Cindy) Crandall of Great Valley, Gary (Donna) Crandall of Lucasville, Ohio, Bob (Karen) Crandall of Great Valley; Bill (Judy) Crandall of Anderson Island, Wash. and Sherry (Jeff) Torge of Great Valley; grandmother of John Crandall, Kate Althans, Ryanne John, Kim Nicholson, Tina Smith, Greg Crandall, Molly Crandall, Michael Crandall, Cassie Crandall, Matt Crandall, Andy Crandall, Teresa Cox and Jeff Butterfield; great-grandmother of eight; sister of Roger (Dorthea) LeRoy of Blairsville, Ga. and Kathy Smith of Jamestown; sister-in-law of Lucille (Barckley) Potts of Jamestown. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held on Nov. 22 from the O’Rourke and O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River St., Salamanca. The Rev. Dave McCarthy, pastor of the Gerry Free Methodist Church, officiated, assisted by Chaplain Sam Schefler of Heritage Village Chapel and the Rev. David Potts, a nephew of Norma. Burial will be in Green Cemetery, great Valley at the convenience of the family.

Online condolences may be made at john@orourkeorouke.com or posted on facebook.com/onofh.

DeVar Newland

DeVar C. Newland, of Hamburg, passed away suddenly on November 15.

DeVar was an employee at the Ford Stamping Plant. He was the son of the late Herbert and Lucy Newland; brother of Shirley Fuller and the late Herbert Newland, Elton Newland and Helen (Clifford) Rogers. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements were made by the Demmerley Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.demmerleyfuneralhome.com.

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