Death notices and obituaries from the week of March 8
By:Submitted to Journal
- Donald Barthel
- Joseph Pinelli
Donald F. Barthel, 85, of West Valley, died March 1, at Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home, in Springville.
He was born in Springville on April 12, 1928 to the late Frank and Mae (nee Lumley) Barthel.
He served in the United States Army for 2 years, and had been a member of the Springville Moose Club, The Felton Burns Veterans of Foreign Wars in Springville and was a charter member of the East Concord Fire Department.
He had been a truck driver for Shamel Milling Company, located in East Concord.
He was the father of Donald Barthel of Rochester, N.Y.; Vicki (James) Kemp of West Valley and Richard Barthel of East Concord; grandfather of Ben Barthel; brother of the late Elsie Hedges.
A funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home.
Arrangements were made by the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, located at 271 East Main St. in Springville. Online condolences may be made at www.smithweismantelfuneralhome.com.
William D. “Popa” Dumas, 75, of East Otto, died Feb. 1.
He served in the Marine Corps.
He was the husband of the late Helen Dumas; father of Beverly (Ronald) Vogl of Springville; Annette (Mark) Harrington of Tonawanda; Renee Williams of Spokane, Wash.; Susan Falls of Tonawanda and Fred (Marie) Jesky of Buffalo. He was the brother of Darlene Manwill of Spokane Wash.; also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A private memorial service is planned. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of Buffalo, in memory of William Dumas.
Online register book at www.cannanfh.com.
Joseph E. Pinelli, 31, of Springville, died March 1, in Bertrand Chaffee Hospital in Springville.
He was born in Clearwater, Fla. on Aug. 21, 1982, to Ted and Judy (nee Tharnish) Pinelli.
He was a member of St. Aloysius Church in Springville and hunted, skied fished and listened to classical music.
He was a field engineer for Mazak Optromix, a company that make laser-cutting machines, which is based in Elgin, Ill.
He was the son of Ted and Judy (nee Tharnish) Pinelli; brother of Mike Pinelli of Buffalo and Johnny (Kate) Pinelli of Chicago, Ill.; grandson of Earl Tharnish of Eden; also survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins.
A funeral service was held March 7, from St. Aloysius Church in Springville. The Rev. Lawrence Cobel officiated. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Unyts, 110 Broadway, Buffalo, N.Y., 14203.
Arrangements were made by the Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, located at 217 East Main St. in Springville. Online condolences may be made at www.smithweismantelfuneralhome.com.