Jerald A. "Jiggs" Pearce, age 79, passed away peacefully, with family by his side, at Niagara Hospice in Lockport, NY, on the morning of April 22, 2019. Jiggs was the son of the late John Pearce and late Lelola Bradley Pearce.

He was a twelve-year student at Wilson Central School, where he was a tri-sport athlete, graduating in the class of 1959. Jiggs earned his Dolphins and the National Defense Service medal in the United States Navy serving on the USS Picuda and the USS Robert E. Lee. Many will remember K-D's Drive-In where he was a beloved boss/owner for a decade. After working as a boiler operator for about 40 years, he retired from General Motors/ Harrison Radiator. He was a member of the American Legion Post 836, along with several other organizations. Jiggs was a 50-year member of the Wilson Fire Company #1. He loved to spend time with his family, was a lover of animals, especially his dog, Duke, and an avid golfer.

He is survived by Katherine Bulmer Pearce, whom he married in 1965; daughter, Dianna Pearce (Thomas Ronan); granddaughter, Emmalee (Joseph) Pearce-Olgin; sisters, Ellen (the late Francis "Jupe") McClelland and Elizabeth (Bob) Schearer; sister-in-law, Anita (the late John "Johnny") Pearce; brother-in-law, Lawrence Bulmer; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded by brother, William "Jimmy" Pearce; and sisters, Elizabeth "Betty" (Daniel "Danny") Sheehan and Kathtyn "Katy" DeFelice.

Calling hours will be held at Hamilton and Clark Funeral Home in Wilson, NY, on Friday, April 26, 2019 from 2:00-4:00 PM and 5:00-8:00 PM. A service will be held at Exley United Methodist Church followed by burial services to be held in Greenwood Cemetery and a luncheon at Wilson Fire Company #1; date and time to be determined.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Niagara Hospice in Lockport, NY.

Published on April 23, 2019

June Ann (Stanton) Kunzweiler passed away on Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 in Joann's Hospice House in Bonita Springs, Florida, after a long illness. She was born June 22, 1946 in Niagara Falls, NY. She was one of seven children of the late Blake Davidson Stanton and Catherine Hattie (Vernon) Stanton.

She graduated from Wilson Central High in Wilson, NY. June was a retired employee of General Motors/Delphi in Lockport, NY.

June was a loving mother to her daughter, Tammyann, and a wonderful and loving guardian to her three younger brothers after her parents' passing. She loved the outdoors, boating, travel, camping, fishing and hunting were among some of the things she loved to do with her family. She loved to knit and crochet blankets and baby outfits. She also loved her three grandsons and her two step-granddaughters and all the great-grandchildren with all her heart.

She is preceeded in death by her late loving husband of 53 years, Norbert Joseph "Sonny" Kunzweiler. They met in 1964 and were married on December 18th, 1965. She is also survived by her only daughter, Tammyann Kunzweiler of Fort Wayne, IN; her grandchildren are Erik Joseph Blake Hartung, James Ryan Tyler Kunzweiler and Noah Riley John Kunzweiler; and great-granddaughter, Adalyn Aria Kunzweiler of Fort Wayne, IN; also Melissa Charles and Cassondra Hartung; and eight great-grand children, Melissa Charles' children, Abigail ,Gabrielle, James and Izabel; and Cassondra Hartung's children, Wyatt, Dalton, Zoe, Chloe, all from West Virginia.

June's siblings are Rose Marie (Michael) Peck, late Charles Fred (Cindy) Stanton, late Mary Lou Stanton, James Roland (Michaela) Stanton, Gary Lee (Nadine) Stanton and David Paul (Roswitha) Stanton; and many nieces and nephews.

Published on April 18, 2019

David Ross

President Ross Funeral Directors Inc.