Beverly Florist
CB Beach

WBTA AM 1490
113 Main Street 
Batavia, NY 14020
Phone: 585-344-1490
Fax: 585-344-1441
 

 Obituaries
Raymond R. Warren
- Pembroke
Age: 84
Died: Sunday, May 17, 2015 at the NYS Veterans Home, Batavia. He was a life member of the Pembroke Volunteer Fire Department. Calling hours will be Wednesday, May 20, from 4pm to 8pm and Thursday, 10am to noon at the funeral home, where services will follow at noon. Memorials are suggested to the Pembroke Fire Dept.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
Bessie A. Grasso
- Batavia
Age: 93
Died: Saturday, May 16, 2015, at her son's home. Prior to retirement, she was employed at Union Steel Chest Company, Leroy, and at the VA Hospital, Batavia. Calling hours are on Tuesday, May 19, from 5pm to 7pm at the funeral home, where services will follow at 7pm. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House or Homecare and Hospice.
Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Douglas C. Matla
-Oakfield
Age: 68
Died: Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at home. He was a member of St. Padre Pio Parish, Oakfield. For many years he worked at Doehler-Jarvis, Rotork Controls and for twenty years was the owner and operator of QCSI. Calling hours are on Sunday, May 17, 2pm to 7pm at the funeral home, where prayers will be recited 9:15am Monday. A Mass of Christian burial will follow, 10am, at the Church, Oakfield site. Memorials are suggested to the Oakfield Volunteer Fire Department or Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Neonatal Intensive Care Unite, Park Ridge, IL.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
James T. Schnellinger
- Corfu
Age: 78
Died: Thursday, May 7, 2015, at home. He operated a landscape nursery at his home and retired from National Fuel Gas in Batavia and Clarence. He was a member of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, formerly St. Francis Church, Corfu. There will be no prior visitation. A Memorial Mass will be held Monday, May 11, noon, at the Church, 18 West Main Street, Corfu. Memorials are suggested to Genesee County Hospice or to Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
Amelia Molly Conforto Jankowski
-Largo, FL (formerly of Batavia)
Age: 80
Died: Saturday, May 2, 2015, at the Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Facility. She spent her career in the health care field which spanned from the former St. Jerome Hospital to her retirement from the VA Medical Center. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated, Thursday, May 7, 10am, at Ascension Parish, Swan and Sumner Streets, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to the Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Foundation; or the Lupus Foundation.
Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Josephine P. Natolie
- Batavia
Age: 98
Died: Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Leroy Village Green Nursing Home. She worked for twenty years at GTE Sylvania. She was a longtime member of Ascension Parish. There will be no prior calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, April 25, at noon, at Ascension Parish, 15 Sumner Street, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to the Church.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
June F. Chamberlain
- Elba
Age: 88
Died: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at her home. She was a homemaker who helped her husband on the farm. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Elba. There will be no prior calling hours. A time of gathering will be on Wednesday, April 29, at the Elba Fireman's Recreation Hall. Memorials are suggested to the Elba Historical Society or National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Sharon A. Maurer
-Darien
Age: 77
Died: Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at home. She was devoted to her family and retired from Pembroke Central School District after serving 35 years of service as a bus driver. A graveside service will be held at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Crittenden, Tuesday, April 28, at noon.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu
 
Walter D. Buck
-Stafford
Age: 86
Died: Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at his home under the care of HomeCare & Hospice. A WWII U.S. Naval veteran, he retired from Graham Manufacturing, Batavia. Calling hours are on Sunday, April 26, from 1pm to 3pm at the funeral home, where services will follow at 3pm. Memorials are suggested to HomeCare & Hospice.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Rose M. Tresco
- Batavia
Age: 97
Died: Saturday, April 11, 2015, in the Comfort Care Center at UMMC. She was a member of Ascension Parish and prior to retirement, an employee of Alexanders Clothing Store. Calling hours are on Thursday, April 16, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, 9:30am, at Resurrection Parish, St. Mary's Church. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Concetta (Connie) Capuano
- Batavia
Age: 87
Died: Thursday, April 9, 2015, at Crossroads House. She was a member of Ascension Parish. Calling hours are on Sunday, April 12, from 3pm to 7pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, 10am, at the Church, corner of  Sumner and Swan Streets, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Suzanne H. Dorman
-Batavia
Age: 89
Died: Thursday, April 9, 2015, at the Genesee County Nursing Home. For over thirty years, she worked as a switchboard operator at the former St. Jerome Hospital. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. There will be no prior visitation. Funeral services will be held Monday, April 13, 11am, at the Church, 300 East Main Street, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House or to the Church.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Valerie Elizabeth Penepent
-Stafford
Age: 38
Died: Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at her home. She was a member of Resurrection Parish, St. Joseph's Church, and enjoyed working at the Genesee ARC. Calling hours are on Friday, April 10, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, 11am, at St. Joseph's Church. Memorials are suggested to Special Olympics of Western NY or to the Genesee ARC.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Dorothy R. Wells
-Corfu
Age: 88
Died: Saturday, March 28, 2015, at the Leroy Village Green. She worked with her family selling eggs on their poultry farm and later selling flowers. Calling hours are on Tuesday, March 31, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home, where services will be held Wednesday, 11am. Memorials are suggested to the Corfu Fire Department or the American Diabetes Association.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
Violet L. Beverly
-Oakfield
Age: 87
Died: Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Buffalo General Hospital. Prior to retirement, she worked at Doehler Jarvis Division of National Lead, Batavia. Calling hours are on Sunday, March 29, from 1pm to 4pm at the funeral home, where services will be held on Monday, 11am. Memorials are suggested to Agape Manor, Strykersville, NY.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield
 
Jane M. Castronova
-Batavia
Age: 82
Died: Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Treasure Coast Hospice in Stuart, FL. Prior to retirement, she was an elementary education teacher in Attica Central Schools. Calling hours are on Tuesday, March 31, from 3pm to 7pm at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, 11am, at Grand View Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Genesee County Animal Shelter, Volunteers for Animals.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Carmella P. Zilenski
-Oakfield
Age: 85
Died: Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Medina Memorial Hospital. She was a long time member of St. Padre Pio Parish, St. Cecilia's site. Calling hours are on Sunday, March 29, from 2pm to 6pm at the funeral home, where prayers will be recited on Monday, 9:15am. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 10am, in St. Cecilia's. Memorials are suggested to Orchard Manor Nursing Home Activities Fund.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
 
Pauline M. Higgins
-Oakfield
Age: 97
Died: Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at her home. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Batavia. Calling hours are on Friday, March 27, 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home, where services will be held 10am Saturday. Memorials are suggested to HomeCare and Hospice.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.
 
Shirley E. Buckley
-Batavia
Age: 87
Died: Monday, March 23, 2015, at the Genesee County Nursing Home. She was a member of Sacred Heart Parish and was the Office Manager for Dr. Trifthauser. She also worked on the Election Boards. Calling hours are on Thursday, March 26, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, 9:30am, at Ascension Parish, 15 Sumner Street, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to the Church, or to St. Jerome Hospital Guild.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Frank J. Mikolajczyk, Jr.
- Oakfield
Age: 80
Died: Sunday, March 22, 2015, at home. He was a retired general foreman from US Gypsum Company. He was a member of St. Padre Pio Parish. Calling hours are on Tuesday, March 24, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10am, Wednesday, at the Church, St. Cecilia's site, 56 Maple Avenue, Oakfield. Memorials are suggested to the Church, or to the Arthritis Foundation.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.
 
Robert L. (Bob) Knapp
-East Pembroke
Age: 57
Died: Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at UMMC. He was a transport engineer for JB Hunt, Cargill Feeds and active member of the Indian Falls United Methodist Church. Calling hours are on Friday, March 20, from 3pm to 8pm at the Church, Allegheny Road, Corfu, where services will be held Saturday, 11am.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
Gloria G. Neubert
- Batavia
Age: 81
Died: Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at UMMC. She worked as an operator for 35 years with the former NY Telephone. She was a longtime member of Resurrection Parish. Calling hours are on Thursday, March 19, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home, where prayers will be recited  Friday, 9am. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 9:30am, at Resurrection Parish, St. Joseph site. Memorials are suggested to Genesee Cancer Assistance, Crossroads House, or HomeCare and Hospice.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Beverly J. (Bev) Cowell -
-Conway, SC (formerly of Corfu)
Age: 72
Died: Monday, March 9, 2015, at Grand Strand Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, SC. He was an avid golfer and pilot. Calling hours will be Monday, March 16, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home, where a Celebration of life ceremony will be held Tuesday, 11am. Memorials are suggested to the American Stroke Association, Buffalo.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Ruth N. Greene
- Batavia
Age: 88
Died: Saturday, March 7, 2015, at the NYS Veterans Home, Batavia. She was an avid golfer and enjoyed winters in Las Vegas, NV. Calling hours are on Tuesday, March 10, from 11am to noon at the funeral home. A Celebration of Life service will follow at noon. Memorials in her name are suggested to the Oakfield Historical Society or to the Downs Syndrome Parent Support Group of Genesee County.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Douglas R. Strang
-Batavia
Age: 71
Died: Wednesday, March 4, 2015. He was employed by E. Sprague, Batavia, Electrical Contractors. He owned and operated one of the area's largest electrical construction firms. He served on the Pembroke School Board of Education for over ten years and had served as a councilman on the Batavia Town Board. Calling hours are on Saturday, March 7, from 7pm to 9pm and on Sunday, from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm at the funeral home. Services will be held Monday, 1pm, at the Corfu United Presbyterian Church, 63 Alleghany Street, Corfu. Memorials are suggested to the Shriners Hospital for Children or the Rachael Kenyon memorial fund, % the Pembroke Central School District.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
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