John J. “Johnny B.” Balcer, 95, of Cheektowaga, performer and entertainer at area nursing homes and assisted-living facilities, died Oct. 2.

Esther (Neustatter) Bates, died Oct. 2.

Robert L. Becker Sr., 59, of Delevan, died Sept. 30.

Alice M. (Mandel) Birkholz, 86, medical secretary at Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and the University at Buffalo, died Oct. 2.

Margaret T. (Beasley) Burke, recipient of St. Joseph the Worker Award and member of the West Seneca Home Bureau, died Oct. 2.

Samara L. (Snyder) Daniel, of Wheatfield, died Oct. 3.

David J. Eckerson, 79, of Akron, a member of Akron Fire Company, died Oct. 2.

Leo P. Ehrmann Jr., 77, assistant general foreman of National Fuel Gas Corp., died Oct. 3.

Mary Ann C. (Pacello) Farmer, of North Tonawanda, died Oct. 1.

John P. Federowicz, died Oct. 2.

Ann Grgurich, died Sept. 28.

Joanne M. (Wojcik) Gugino, 68, died Oct. 2.

Walter J. Maciag, 82, died Oct. 1.

William E. Mcgrath, died Oct. 3.

Charlotte V. (Grzywna) Nalen, of West Seneca, died Sept. 28.

Leroy W. “Roy” Seklecki Jr., of West Falls, died Sept. 27.

Teresa A. Trapper, died Oct. 2.

Ronald S. Wozniak, former owner of Church Funeral Home and Ronald S. Wozniak Funeral Home, died Oct. 2.

Joseph John “JJ” Yaris, died Oct. 2.

Jean Land (McFarland ) Zokus, died Oct. 3.