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Marie A. (McGraw) Battaglia, of Niagara Falls, died March 16.

Gertrude (Matuszewski) Czubaj, died March 15.

D.J. Deuser, died March 16.

John “Jack” Erwin, 84, died March 15.

Rita L. (Galza) Folger, died March 16.

Ralph A. Franchini, died March 12.

Ronald Lee Franklin, 71, of Buffalo, died March 14.

Marjorie L. (Parks) Johnson, 92, of Blasdell, died March 13.

Frederick Freund, of Orchard Park, died March 14.

Zita M. (Sweeney) Hardman, died March 13.

Mary C. (Hassel) Kopec, 84, senior title searcher at Abstract and Title Insurance, died March 14,

Raymond A. Lombardo, of Buffalo, died March 16.

George H. Metelski, of Lackawanna, died March 16.

Deatrice Mitchell, 53, of Buffalo, administrative assistant at Catholic Charities, died March 10.

Edward Polanski, died March 16.

Shirley (Itzkowitz) Phillipson, 77, of the Town of Tonawanda, taught in the Niagara Falls, Buffalo and Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda school districts, died March 12.

Francis W. Schenck, of Lackawanna, Air Force veteran, died March 15.

Margaret A. (Horbett) Spano, 93, died March 14.

Norine M. (Swagler) Thibault, of West Seneca, died March 14.

Richard A. Toole, 84, died March 14.

Sherman C. Wallace Sr., of Gasport, died March 16.

John R. Zelli, of West Seneca, Korean War Navy veteran, died March 15.