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Batavia, NY 14020
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 Obituaries
Micah G. & Michael J. Gard
-Batavia
Age: 2 1/2 year old twins
Died: Friday, May 20, 2016, in a house fire. Calling hours will be on Saturday, May 28, from 11am to 1pm at City Church, Main Street, Batavia, where a celebration of Life will begin at 1pm. Memorials are suggested to the family.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Duane C. Brown
- Batavia
Age: 53
Died: Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Strong Memorial Hospital. He was the manager of the VFW Beachhead Alexander and co-owner of D & M Cleaning. Calling hours are on Sunday, May 22 and Monday, May 23, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home, where prayers will be recited Tuesday, 9:30am. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 10am, in Resurrection Parish, St. Mary's site.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Lee F. Toal
- Avon
Age: 69
Died: Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Teresa House, Geneseo. He was a mechanic and carpenter. Calling hours will be on Monday, May 23, from 2pm to 4pm at the funeral home, where services will immediately follow at 4pm. Memorials are suggested to Teresa House or to the family.
Arrangements by: H.E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Eleanor Louise (Heintz) Calkins
- Lewisburg, TN (formerly of Batavia)
Age: 96
Died: Tuesday, May 3, 2016. She was a former employee of Sylvania and New York Telephone, Batavia. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Batavia. Her second funeral service will be held Saturday, May 21, 11am, at the Church, Galloway Road, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to funding Bibles.
Arrangements by: Lawrence Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, TN
 
Mary Frances Pietrzykowski
- East Bethany
Age: 85
Died: Monday, May 9, 2016, at the Wyoming County Community Hospital, Warsaw. She was a member of Mary Immaculate Parish. She was one of the original members of the Bethany Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Calling hours are on Thursday, May 12, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday, 10am at Immaculate Conception site, Ellicott Street Road, East Bethany. Memorials are suggested to the Friends of Richmond Memorial Library or to the Bethany Volunteer Fire Dept.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
William J. Boland, Jr.
- Oakfield
Age: 81
Died: Saturday, May 7, 2016, at UMMC. Prior to retirement, he was a music teacher at Oakfield Alabama School for 33 years. He served in Korea with the U.S. Army. Calling hours will be on Wednesday, May 11, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral Home, where services will be held on Thursday, 11am. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.
 
Florence E. Fryer
- Batavia
Age: 95
Died: Friday, May 6, 2016, at the Genesee County Nursing Home. She was a member of Resurrection Parish. She also had worked as a soda fountain worker at the 5 and 10 Store, Batavia. Calling hours will be on Monday, May 9, from 4pm to 8pm, at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, at St. Joseph's Church, at noon.
Arrangements by: H.E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Roger K. Rada
- Batavia
Age: 62
Died: Friday, May 6, 2016, at UMMC. He was a member of Resurrection Parish. Calling hours are on Monday, May 9, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday, 9:30am, at St. Mary's Church. Memorials are suggested to Notre Dame High School Foundation or to the American Heart Association.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Gerald J. Tomaszewski, Sr.
- Batavia
Age: 76
Died: Friday, May 6, 2016, at the Genesee County Nursing Home. He was an owner and operator for many years with his partners of R. R. Gamble, beer distributorship. He was a member of Resurrection Parish. Calling hours are on Tuesday, May 10, from 5pm to 9pm at the funeral home where prayers will be recited Wednesday, 10:30am. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11am, at St. Joseph's Church. Memorials are suggested to St. Joseph School.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
 
Thomas W. Ellingham
-Lockport  (formerly of Batavia)
Age: 62
Died: Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at Eastern Niagara Hospital, Lockport. He was a former youth soccer coach. Calling hours are on Saturday, May 7, from 11am to 1pm at the funeral home, where services will immediately follow at 1pm. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Georgina A. Morrow
- Batavia
Age: 59
Died: Sunday, May 1, 2016, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. She worked at Lapp Insulator, Leroy. She was a lifelong member of Resurrection Parish. Calling hours are on Thursday, May 5, from 3pm to 7pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, 9:30am, St. Mary's Church. Memorials are suggested to Strong Memorial Hospital or the Wilmot Cancer Institute.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Josephine L. Mosco
- Oakfield
Age: 90
Died: Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the Genesee County Nursing Home. She was a longtime member of St. Cecilia's Church, Oakfield. There are no prior visiting hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday, May 3, at 11am, St. Padre Pio Parish, St. Cecilia site, Oakfield. Memorials are suggested to the Church.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Roger Walter Saile
- Batavia
Age: 90
Died: Saturday, April 30, 2016, at his home. Calling hours are on Tuesday, May 3, from 2pm to 4pm at the funeral home, where funeral services will immediately follow. Memorials are suggested to the Town of Batavia Fire Department.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Norman J. Snyder
- Alexander
Age: 78
Died: Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. He was a farmer for over fifty years, a supervisor at Lapp Insulator in Leroy for 15 years, and worked for Salways Hardware, Batavia, Buffalo Crushed Stone and Alexander Central Schools. Calling hours are on Monday, May 2, from 3pm to 7pm at the funeral home, where funeral services will be held Tuesday, 11am. Memorials are suggested to the Alexander Fire Department or Mercy Flight.
Arrangements by: Marley Funeral Home, Attica.
 
Peter Yasses
-Batavia
Age: 81
Died: Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. He was a firefighter for the City of Batavia for over 23 years. Calling hours are on Sunday, May 1, from 1pm to 3pm and from 5pm to 8pm at the funeral home, where funeral services will be held Monday, 11am. Memorials are suggested to the South Byron Volunteer Fire Department.
Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Michael A. (Bobo) Fasano, Jr.
- Batavia
Age: 83
Died: Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at his home. He was the former President and CEO of the V. J. Gautieri Construction Co. He served in the U. S. Army and was a member of Ascension Parish, St. Anthony's Church. His Mass of Christian burial will be held, Saturday, April 30, 9am, at Sacred Heart Church. Memorials are suggested to St. Joseph's School or Notre Dame High School.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Margaret (Peg) Newton
- East Pembroke
Age: 87
Died: Monday, April 25, 2016, at her home. She and her husband owned and operated Ron & Newt's Sales and Service in East Pembroke. She also worked at Kodak, Rochester, until her retirement. Calling hours are on Thursday, April 28, 5pm to 8pm at the funeral home, where services will be held Friday, 12:30pm. Memorials are suggested to the East Pembroke Fire Department.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., Corfu.
 
Irene M. Duckworth
- Batavia
Age: 82
Died: Sunday, April 24, 2016, at the Genesee County Nursing Home. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Batavia. Friends may attend graveside services, Thursday, April 28, 10am, at Grand View Cemetery, Clinton Street, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Arlene M. (Connie) Duken
- Batavia
Age: 86
Died: Sunday, April 24, 2016, at the Genesee County Nursing Home. She had worked for Charles L. Mancuso and at Darien Lake. Funeral services will be held privately. Memorials suggested to donor's charity choice.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Leora Hopkins
- Attica
Age: 88
Died: Friday, April 22, 2016, at the East Side Nursing Home, Warsaw. She worked for Wilson's Feed Store,Wyoming; C. L. Carr, Batavia; and as an Avon Representative. She was a member of the Oatka Baptist Church. A memorial service will be held Monday, May 2, 11am, at the Valley Chapel Free Methodist Church, Warsaw. Memorials are suggested to the Oatka Baptist Church or the family.
Arrangements by: Weeks Funeral Home, Warsaw
 
Jean M. (Hankey) Parker
- Phoenix (formerly of Batavia)
Died: Thursday, March 17, 2016, in Phoenix, AZ. Services were held privately at the convenience of the family. Those wishing to make a memorial contribution in her name may do so to Crossroads House or Volunteers for Animals.
Arrangements by: H.E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
F. Richard Grimes
-Batavia
Age: 89
Died: Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at his home. A WWII Army Veteran, he retired with 44 years of service from the Genesee County Highway Department. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church. Calling hours are on Thursday, April 21, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, 9:30am, at St. Joseph's Church. Memorials are suggested to St. Joseph's school or to HomeCare & Hospice.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Philip A. Skill
- Batavia
Age: 72
Died: Tuesday, April 19. 2016, at the NYS Veterans Home. He served in the US Air Force, Korea and Vietnam. He was a member of Resurrection Parish, St. Mary's Church. He worked for WBTA radio as a radio personality and later worked for the Drummer PennySaver, Batavia. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, April 25, 10am, at St. Mary's.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Marvin F. Talbot
-Rochester (formerly of Batavia)
Age: 81
Died: Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at Unity Hospital, Rochester. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Calling hours are on Friday, April 22, from 3pm to 7pm at the funeral home, where funeral services will be held on Saturday, 11am, .
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Elizabeth (Betty) Tuchols Colby
-Lancaster, NY (formerly of Corfu)
Age:  84
Died: Saturday, April 16, 2016. She was a talented painter and an art teacher in Pembroke and Alexander. Calling hours are on Sunday, April 17, from 6pm to 8pm and on Monday, from 10:30am to 12:30pm at the funeral home. Services will follow at 12:30pm.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu
 
Timothy S. Slate
-Batavia
Age: 61
Died: Friday, April 15, 2016, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. He worked at Agway, Batavia. He served in the US Army from 1974-1977 and the National Guard from 1977-1997. Calling hours are on Wednesday, April 20, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home. Funeral services will follow with military honors at 7pm. Memorials are suggested to Genesee County Animal Shelter.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Lawrence (Larry) M. Barone
-Batavia
Age: 90
Died: Sunday, April 10, 2016, at Unity Hospital, Rochester. A WWII Army veteran, he was a member of Ascension Parish, St. Anthony's Church. He worked for 33 years at Dohler-Jarvis and in security at Batavia Downs. Calling hours will be held Wednesday, April 13, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home, where prayers will be recited 9:30am Thursday. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 10am, at Sacred Heart Church.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Brenda P. Sumeriski
-Batavia
Age: 61
Died: Sunday, April 10, 2016, at the Genesee County Nursing Home, Batavia. She was an active member of City Church. There will be no prior calling hours. A Celebration of Brenda's life will be held on Monday, April 18, from 4pm to 5pm at The City Church Generation Center, Center Street, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to Mercy Flight.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Robert (Bob) O. Mazur
-Corfu
Age: 68
Died: Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at Buffalo General Hospital under Hospice Care. He served in the US Navy from 1965-1968. Calling hours are on Friday, April 8, from 1pm to 2pm at the funeral home, where services will follow at 2pm.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
Dayton (Pa) Schultz
-Oakfield
Age: 77
Died: Monday, April 4, 2016, at Strong Memorial Hospital. He worked for Cold Springs Construction Company, Oakfield Highway Dept., and Lamb Farms. Calling hours are on Friday, April 8, from 3pm to 7pm at Gilmartin Funeral Home. A 10am funeral service will be held on Saturday, at the Oakfield Alabama Baptist Church, Judge Road, Oakfield. Memorials are suggested to the Palliative Care Unit at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Helen A. Ryback
- Batavia (formerly of Perry)
Age: 98
Died: Friday, April 1, 2016, at the Genesee County Nursing Home, Batavia. She worked for many years at the Perry Knitting Mill and Champion Products. She was a member of St. Isidore's  Parish, St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. There will be no prior calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday, April 6, at St. Isidore's Catholic Parish, St. Joseph's Church, in Perry.  Memorials are suggested to the Church or to St. Joseph's School, Batavia.
Arrangements by: Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, Perry
 
Stephen D. Urban
-Batavia
Age: 39
Died: Thursday, March 31, 2016. There will be no prior calling hours. Services are private. Memorials are suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
 
 

 

 

 

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