Steven Carl Richardson

Steven Carl Richardson, went home to be with his Lord peacefully on July 8, 2020.  He was born in Batavia, New York on May 24, 1982 to Thomas and Diane (Fisher) Richardson.

He graduated from Christian Central Academy in 2000 and excelled in machine tool at BOCES. After graduation he started a tool & die maker apprenticeship at Palma. Steve worked five different places over the next nine years as a machinist. Steve also found time to work part-time as a farm hand. In 2005 he enlisted in the Air Force Reserves as an Aircraft Metals Technician. His experience as a machinist helped him to excel. In 2009 he accepted a full-time position as a Civilian Aircraft Metals Technician at Stratton ANGB maintaining C-130 skibirds for research missions to Antarctica. Steve and his wife Grace were married in 2008, lived in Schenectady during 2009 and moved back to WNY in 2010 when Steve transferred to the Niagara Falls ARS.

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Kathryn A. Wrobel

Kathryn A. Wrobel, passed away on July 3, 2020. She was born in Buffalo, New York on April 15, 1946 to the late Edward and Alice (Sczepaniak) Pelka.

Kathryn married John Wrobel in 1964 and they had two children together. Kathryn found great joy in cooking and taking care of her family. She was an avid animal lover and a long time member of the National Wildlife Federation.

She is survived by her two loving children; Anthony J. Wrobel and Donna (James) DiRienzo; five beloved grandchildren Tyler Wrobel, Christopher Wrobel, Brandon Wrobel, Jesse DiRienzo and Karlie DiRienzo. Kathryn is also survived by two brothers, Paul (Cathy) Pelka, Mark (Barbara) Pelka, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband John Wrobel in 2011.

Friends and relatives are invited to a Visitation from 11am to 2 pm on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at the Ross Funeral Home of Akron, LLC., where a funeral service will take place at 2pm. Burial will follow at Indian Falls Cemetery.  

Joshua P. Alexander

Joshua P. Alexander, passed away suddenly on July 4, 2020. He was born in Amherst, NY on August 9, 1984 to Joey and Sara (Weber) Alexander.

Joshua was a 2002 graduate of Akron Central High School where he worked for many years as a child nutritionist. He had a passion for music and loved playing as well as listening to it. He was also a huge sports fanatic that loved all sports, especially the Bills.

Joshua is survived by his loving parents, Joey and Sara Alexander; his beloved brother James A. Alexander and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

A celebration of Joshua’s life will take place at 6720 Cedar Street, Akron, from 4 PM until ? on Friday, July 10, 2020.  Those wishing to honor Josh’s life can make a donation in his name to a charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements made by Ross Funeral Home, Akron