Category: Obituaries

Raymond Clifford Fisher

Raymond Clifford Fisher of Akron, at the age of 71 on January 14, 2020

Husband of Donna G. (nee Reigle) Fisher.

Father of Sally G. (Todd) Fraker and Jeremi (Amanda Sawicki) Fisher.

Brother of Robert (Marcia) Fisher, Russell Fisher, Beverly Morgan, Sharon Lowe, Judy (David) Kennedy and Shirley (John) Drummond.

Grandfather of Harlee Rose Winstel, Hannah Grace Fisher and Madison Faith Fisher.

Visitation Friday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at BERNHARDT FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 130 Main St., Akron (542-9522).

Services to be held at First Baptist Church of Akron, 122 Main St., Akron Saturday at 1:00 p.m.  Burial to follow at Evergreen Lawn Cemetery.

Mr. Fisher was a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America-Chapter 77, Newstead Memorial VFW # 318 and the D.A.V.


Pat (McEwen) Cashmore

CASHMORE – Pat (nee McEwen)
January 8, 2020; of Akron, NY; beloved wife of Chris Cashmore; loving mother of Courtney (Andrew) Clouse and Ali Cashmore (Tony Scinta); cherished grandmother of Austin and Evan Clouse; dear daughter of Betty (nee Morris) and the late Henry McEwen; sister of Sheri and the late Paul McEwen; also survived by nieces, nephews, and cousins; friends received Saturday, 2 – 5 PM, with a Memorial Service immediately following at Shepard Bros Funeral Home, LLC, 10690 Main Street, Clarence; flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Breast Cancer Network of WNY at or the American Cancer Society at Please share online condolences at

Hiram W. Jones

Hiram W. Jones, of Basom, passed suddenly on Friday, January 3, 2020. He was born in Alabama, New York on March 26,1948 to the late Timothy and Delphine (Blackchief) Jones.

Hiram was a member of the Beaver Clan and a 1966 graduate of Alexander High School. Upon graduating from high school, he honorably served our country in the United States Army. Hiram was a huge lover of the outdoors and could often be found walking or taking long bike rides as far away as Clarence and Batavia. He especially enjoyed fishing.

Hiram had ten brothers and sisters and is survived by, Darwyn (Janette) Hill, Malcom Hill,  Audrey Hill and Loren Jones. Many nieces and nephews also survive Hiram. He is predeceased by brothers and sisters:  Phyllis Abrams, Cathleen Hill, William “Flip” Hill, Murray Hill, John Paul Jones and Carrie Cory.

Friends may call Wednesday, January 8th, from 12 to 2 PM at the Tonawanda Indian Baptist Church, 565 Bloomingdale Road, Basom, NY where a funeral service will take place at 2 PM.