In Memoriam

We honor the memory of the following members of our Bar Association who have passed in the last year. We recall with fondness their friendship and contributions to our legal community. Please take a moment to remember them and their families in your thoughts. We pay tribute to these members at our Annual Dinner and by closing our biweekly Board meetings in their name. During this time of COVID 19, it is more difficult to share our grief at a gathering but our tribute to these members remains strong and symbolizes our close knit community.

Memorial gifts to the Erie County Bar Foundation are a special way to remember friends and colleagues. The Bar Association of Erie County makes a contribution to the Erie County Bar Foundation in honor of each of its members that passes. We encourage you to do the same. Your gift to the Foundation in memory of a friend or relative benefits of the entire profession and will be published with your consent in our Bulletin. Consider donating today.

Matthew Benedict
Jared F. Kemsley
Samuel G. Puleo
Frank R. Papa
Honorable Mark G. Farrell
John Keavey
Nicholas Konst
Honorable Judith Yanello
Robert Liebers
David R. Addelman
Teresa M. Carlise
Patrick G. Stafford
Eugene C. Tenney
Herbert R. Johnson, Jr.
Sheldon B. Benatovich
Thomas E. Schofield
Peter Mark Kooshoian
Peter J. Murrett, Jr.
Laurence “Larry” Oppenheimer
Patrick J. Roach
Thomas Andruschat
Honorable Joseph S. Mattina
Honorable Michael A. Telesca
Gerald J. Greenan, Jr.
Robert I. Gannon
Roger P. Williams
Maura C. Desmond
Eileen Tomaka
William Keenan
Robert David “Bob” Lipman
Lucian C. Parlato
Honorable Frank R. Bayger
Honorable Joseph S. Forma
Thomas J. Hanifin Jr.
Christ Gaetanos
Chris Brunea
Honorable John J. “Jack” Gruber
Richard T. Vallone, Jr.
David L. Sweet
Peter J. Fiorella, III
Craig M. Cwick
Laurence Donald Behr
Daniel S. Piotrowicz
Leigh E. Anderson
Carl A. Green
Victor C. Silverstein
William J. ‘Bill’ Fitzhenry
Fenton F. Harrison
Thomas J. Drury