WBTA AM 1490
113 Main Street 
Batavia, NY 14020
Phone: 585-344-1490
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 Obituaries
Mary M. Feary
- Batavia
Age: 93
Died: Monday, April 24, 2017, at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was a member of Resurrection Parish, St. Joseph's site. Calling hours are on Monday, May 1, from 5pm to 7pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held, 9:30am, Tuesday, at the Church. Memorials are suggested to Mary M. Gooley Hemophilia Center, Rochester.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Margaret M. (Marge) Mancuso
- Age: 93
Died: Wednesday, March 15, 2017.    A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, April 29, 11am, at Ascension Parish, 19 Sumner Street, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to HomeCare & Hospice or to the Church.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Myron G. Chittenden
- Corfu
Age: 88
Died: Friday, April 21, 2017, at home. He ran Chittenden Farm and Produce and started Myron Chittenden and Sons Roofing. Calling hours are on Wednesday, April 26, from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm at the funeral home, where services will be held Thursday, 11am. Memorials are suggested to HomeCare and Hospice or the Salvation Army, Batavia.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
John D. (Jack) McCarthy
-Alexander
Age: 86
Died: Friday, April 21, 2017, at UMMC, Batavia. A U S Army veteran, he was employed with the NYS Dept. of Corrections at Attica, and then Albion. He also worked for ten years with the Orange County Sheriff's Dept., Florida. He was a lifetime member of the Alexander Fire Dept. Calling hours are on Tuesday, April 25, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A Memorial Service will be held 10am Wednesday, at the Alexander United Methodist Church. Memorials are suggested to the NYS Veterans Home Activities Fund or the Alexander Fire Dept, or to the Church.
Arrangements by: Marley Funeral Home, Attica.
 
Dorothy R. Sheridan
-Batavia
Age: 87
Died: Friday, April 21, 2017, at Brothers of Mercy Nursing & Rehab Center. She was a member of Resurrection Parish, St. Mary's site. Prior to retirement, she was an LPN and served as a nurse aide with the Batavia City Schools. Calling hours are on Wednesday, April 26, from 4pm to 5:30pm at the funeral home, where funeral services will follow at 5:30pm.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Barbara A. Szott
- Corfu
Died: Friday, April 21, 2017. She was a member of Corfu United Presbyterian Church. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 29, 1pm, at the Church, 63 Allegheny Street.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
Lorraine E. Pillo
-Batavia
Age: 52
Died: Thursday, April 20, 2017, at UMMC. There will be no prior calling hours and funeral services will be private. Memorials are suggested to Genesee Cancer Assistance.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Martha M. Austin
- Batavia
Age; 69
Died: Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at UMMC. Calling hours are on Tuesday, April 25, from 4pm to 6pm at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to UMMC ICU.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Sally Ann (Reisdorf) Kmicinski
-North Java
Age: 75
Died: Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Calling hours are on Friday, April 21, from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, at Holy Family Parish, Rt. 98, North Java, at noon. Memorials are suggested to the North Java Fire Dept.
Arrangements by: Marley Funeral Home, Attica
 
Mary Jane Reding
- Attica
Age: 94
Died: Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the Wyoming County Community Hospital, Warsaw. Calling hours are on Sunday, April 23, from 2pm to 5pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, at St. Joachim & Anne Parish, 50 East Avenue, Attica. Memorials are suggested to the Stevens Memorial Library, Attica.
Arrangements by: Marley Funeral Home, Attica.
 
Dennis T. Waldron
- Brockport  (formerly of Batavia)
Age: 80
Died: Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at the Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center, Greece. A US Army veteran, he worked in construction and for Coach USA Rochester as a bus driver. There will be no prior calling hours. An 11am graveside service with Military Honors will be held Saturday, April 22, at Morganville Cemetery, Stafford. Memorials are suggested to the Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Mary Beth LaVare
-LeRoy
Age: 53
Died: Monday, April 17, 2017, at Strong Memorial Hospital. Calling hours are on Saturday, April 22, from noon to 2pm at the funeral home, where services will immediately follow at 2pm. Memorials are suggested to American Diabetes Association.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Jane Bonney Mason
- Elba
Age: 95
Died: Saturday, April 11, 2017. She was a homemaker and had worked at WBTA Radio as "Penny Wise", giving grocery store prices. Services will be at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Gloria J. Smith
- Byron
Age: 73
Died: Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. She was employed by Student Transportation of America where she drove a school bus for many years. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 18, 11am at the funeral home. Memorials are  suggested to the Byron Rescue Squad and Fire Dept.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Shirley A. Ellsworth
- Attica
Age: 82
Died: Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at home. She worked as a bookkeeper at Greco's Sales and Services, Darien, for 14 years. She retired from Attica Ford Garage. She was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church. There will be no prior calling hours. A 11am Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, April 18, at the Church, 30 Favor Street, Attica. Memorials are suggested to the Attica Fire Dept.
Arrangements by: Marley Funeral Home, Attica.
 
Norma J. Morris
-Varysburg
Age: 81
Died: Friday, April 7, 2017, at Mercy Hospital, Buffalo. She was a member of Varysburg Gospel Church, Rt. 20. A Memorial service will be held Tuesday, April 25, 6:30pm at the Church.
Arrangements by: Marley Funeral Home, Attica.
 
Lauretta M. (Stewart) Bower
- Fort Myers, FL
Age: 91
Died: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at the Page Rehab & Healthcare Center. After selling their farm, she moved to Florida and worked with the City of Ft. Myers for 30 years. She was active with Riverside Baptist Church. There will be no prior calling hours. An 11am graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 22, at Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica.
Arrangements by: Marley Funeral Home, Attica.
 
Denis A. Darling
- Stafford
Age: 90
Died: Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at home. A US Army veteran, he worked as a general contractor and farmed. Calling hours are on Saturday, April 15, from 10am to 1pm at the funeral home, where services will immediately follow. Memorials are suggested to the SPCA.
Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Allene M. Geitner
- Batavia
Age: 75
Died: Monday, April 10, 2017, at Unity Hospital, Rochester. She was a member of Resurrection Parish. She had worked cancer research at MD Anderson, Houston, TX. There will be no prior calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, April 18, 9:30am, at St. Joseph's Church. Memorials are suggested to the National Kidney Foundation or to the Church.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Gerald F. (Jake)  Herbst, Sr.
- Oakfield
Age: 83
Died: Monday, April 10, 2017, at home. Prior to retirement, he was a truck driver at Miller Lumber Company, Buffalo. There will be no prior calling hours, services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.
 
Barbara A. Bradt
-Batavia
Age: 81
Died: Sunday, April 9, 2017, at Premier Genesee Nursing Facility. She was employed at Attica Correctional Facility as a Vocational secretary; she also worked in the Mental Health Dept. at Attica and as an Academic Advisor at GCC. Prior to retirement she worked as the supervisor of Volunteer Service at Wyoming Correctional Facility. There will be no prior calling hours. A memorials service will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to Northgate Church, Batavia.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Robert L. (Tully) Tullar
- Byron
Age: 69
Died: Sunday, April 9, 2017, at Rochester General Hospital. A US Army veteran he worked prior to retirement as a truck driver for Boyles Motor Sales. He was a member of the East Pembroke Fire Dept. There will be no prior visitation and services will be at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Bernice A. Johnson
- Oakfield
Age: 87
Died: Friday, April 7, 2017, at Crossroads House. She had worked at GTE Sylvania and ran Ozzie's. She also served as a cook at the Alabama Hotel. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.
 
Mary E. Tribotte
- Byron
Age: 73
Died: Thursday, April 6, 2017, at home. Prior to retirement, she worked assembly at Eastman Kodak, Rochester. Calling hours are on Sunday, April 9, from 1pm to 4pm at the funeral home, where services will be held  Monday, 10am. Memorials are suggested to Genesee Cancer Assistance.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Bergen.
 
Walter Sherman
- Bergen
Age: 80
Died: Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Prior to retirement, he worked as a carpenter with Local 276, Rochester. He was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Church. Calling hours are on Friday, April 7, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, 9am, at the church, 11 North Main Street, Churchville. Memorials are suggested to Hearts for ALS or the ALS Association Upstate NY Chapter.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Bergen
 
Edwin E. Leaton
- Batavia
Age: 95
Died: Monday, April 3, 2017, at the Buffalo VA Medical Center. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Batavia. A U S Army veteran, he had worked as a plant manager at the former Curtis Burns, Oakfield. There will be no prior calling hours. Services will be held Friday, April 7, 11am, at the Church, Lewiston Road. Memorials are suggested to the Church.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Matthew B. Burns
- Batavia
Age: 57
Died: Saturday, April 1, 2017 at home. He worked in construction for many years. There will be no prior calling hours. Services will be at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Bonnie F. (Balduf)  DellaPenta
- Corfu
Age: 54
Died: Saturday, April 1, 2017, at home. She was employed at Dadio's Central. Calling hours are on Tuesday, April 4, from 2pm to 6pm at the funeral home, where a prayer service will be held at 6pm, with a celebration of life will continue across the street at Dadio's.
Arrangements by: C. B Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu
 
Santo A. DeVito, Jr.
-Oakfield
Age: 85
Died: Saturday, April 1, 2017, at home. A U.S. Air Force veteran, he was employed for 32 years by the NYS Office of People with Developmental Disabilities. He was a member of St. Padre Pio, Oakfield. Calling hours are on Thursday, April 6, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, 10am, at the church. Memorials are suggested to the church or to VFW Post 273.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield
 
David L. Worthington
-Batavia
Age: 54
Died: Saturday, April 1, 2017 at UMMC. He taught at GCC for several years. Calling hours are on Wednesday, April 5, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home, where services will be held Thursday, 11am. Memorials are suggested to the Math Scholarship Fund at GCC.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Vincent H. Hartrick
- Basom
Age: 88
Died: Thursday, March 30, 2017, at his home. A U.S. Army veteran, he worked for over forty years at U.S. Gypsum, Oakfield. Calling hours will be on Monday, April 3, from 2pm to 4pm at the funeral home, where funeral services will immediately follow at 4pm. Memorials are suggested to the NYS Veteran's Nursing home, Batavia.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Josephine C. Saraceni
- Batavia
Age: 94
Died: Thursday, March 30, 2017, at UMMC. She was a member of Resurrection Parish. Calling hours are on Sunday, April 2, from 3pm to 7pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, 10am, at St. Mary's site. Memorials are suggested to UMMC or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Betty Ann Alexander
-Albion
Age: 70
Died: Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at home. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Tuesday, April 4, 11am, at the funeral home.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Donald E. Wilcox
-Batavia
Age: 61
Died: Monday, March 27, 2017, at home. He worked for many years at Settler's Restaurant. There will be no prior visitation or services.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Josephine A. Cervone
-Batavia
Age: 93
Died: Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at Leroy Village Green Nursing Facility. She was a member of St. Anthony's Church. She worked at Grahams, The Smart Shop and for 45 years at GTE Sylvania. There will no prior visitation. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, March 30, 11:15am at the Church, 15 Sumner Street, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to Genesee Cancer Assistance.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Katherine Riley
- Corfu
Age: 92
Died: Thursday, March 23, 2017, at home. She is a member of St. Maximilian Parish. Calling hours are on Friday, March 31, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, April 1, 10am, at the Church, 18 West Main Street, Corfu. Memorials are suggested to the Church or HomeCare and Hospice.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu
 
Joseph C. Wenzel Jr.
- Batavia
Age: 59
Died: Thursday, March 23, 2017, at home after a long battle with cancer. There will no prior calling hours. An 11:30am Celebration of Life ceremony will be held Wednesday, March 29, at Arbor House, Northgate Free Methodist South Campus, Bank Street, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to HomeCare & Hospice.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Marilyn J. Winegar
-Batavia
Age: 83
Died: Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Rochester General Hospital. She worked for 48 years for C. I. Carr Company, Batavia. She was a member of Resurrection Parish. Calling hours are on Sunday, March 26, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Mary's Church, 9:30am, on Monday.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Nancy T. Cina
- Batavia
Age: 77
Died: Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. She worked at Eastman Kodak, Sylvania, and then owned and operated the Smart n Sassy Shop, Batavia. Calling hours are on Friday, March 24, from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, at Ascension Parish, at noon. Memorials are suggested to Genesee Cancer Assistance.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Raymond F. Patnode, Jr.
- Clarendon (formerly of Batavia)
Age: 68
Died: Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. Prior to retirement, he worked as a machinist at Strong Forge & Fabrication, Inc. Calling hours are on Thursday, March 23, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home, where services will be held Friday, 11am. Memorials are suggested to Heart Failure and Transplant program at Strong Memorial Hospital.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company, Batavia.
 
John L. Cichocki
- Corfu
Age: 87
Died: Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the VA Medical Center, Batavia. A US Air Force veteran, prior to retirement he worked at O & K Trojan Industries, Batavia. He was a parishioner at St. Maximillian Kolbe Parish, Corfu. Calling hours are on Wednesday, March 22, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home. Visitation will resume on Thursday from 10am to 11am with funeral services immediately following. Memorials are suggested to the DAV Transportation Network, Buffalo.
Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Dr. Conrad Joseph Kubiniec
- Syracuse (formerly of Batavia)
Age: 79
Died: Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the Syracuse VA Medical Center Hospice. A U.S. Naval veteran, he practiced dentistry for forty years, ten with his son, Michael. He was a member of the Batavia Lions Club, Batavia & St. Augustine, Florida, Rotary, and a Master Gardener. There will be no prior calling hours. A Memorial service is being planned for Earth Day, April 22, at Go Art Center, 201 East Main Street, Batavia, from 1pm to 4pm. Memorials are suggested to Richmond Memorial Library, Cazenovia Public Library, or St. John's County Library, in Florida.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Russell P. Cessna Jr.
- Batavia
Age: 29
Died: Thursday, March 29, 2017. He loved to read and play guitar. There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral service will be at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to his daughter, Natalia, or to Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
 Michael J. Liptak
- Batavia
Age: 72
Died: Thursday, March 16, 2017, at Highland Hospital, Rochester. He was a supervisor with the NYS Dept. of Labor for many years and attended the Batavia Assembly of God Church. Calling hours are on Monday, March 20 from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm at the funeral home. Funeral services will be at 10am, Tuesday, at the Church, 24 North Spruce Street, Batavia.
Arrangements by: Michael S.Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
James E. (Beef) Soggs, Jr.
- Batavia
Age: 54
Died: Thursday, March 16, 2017. He worked for the State Highway Dept. for 16 years. He coached youth baseball. Calling hours are on Saturday, March 25, from noon to 1pm at City Church, Batavia, where services will immediately follow.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Margaret M. (Marge) Mancuso
- Batavia
Age: 93
Died: Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at home. She owned and operated Ceramic Bug Studio. There will no prior calling hours. A funeral Mass will be scheduled later. Memorials are suggested to HomeCare and Hospice or to Ascension Parish.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Florence T. Snyder
-Oakfield
Age: 92
Died: Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, Batavia. She was a member of Oakfield United Methodist Church and ran the Oakfield Thrift Shop for 25 years. There will be no prior visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield
 
Thomas Edward Dwyer
- Batavia
Age: 79
Died: Monday, March 13, 2017, at home. He served in the US Army and NYS National Guard. He worked in the family business, Thomas and Dwyer Shoes. He served on numerous community boards including Batavia Rotary. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church. Calling hours are on Friday, March 17, from 3pm to 7pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, 9:30am, at St. Joseph's Church. Memorials are suggested to Notre Dame High School Foundation or to the Michael Napoleone Foundation.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith, Batavia
 
Anita V. Rynkowski
- Batavia
Age: 74
Died: Monday, March 13, 2017, at Trinity Medical Center, Florida. Prior to retirement, she worked as a Registered Nurse at St. Jerome Hospital and Genesee Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Ascension Parish. Calling hours are on Monday, March 20, from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 9pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday, 11am, at Ascension parish.
Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Carolyn Gajewski
- Batavia
Age: 84
Died: Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 16, 11am, at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Genesee Cancer Assistance or Crossroads House.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Jerry A. Henry
- Byron
Age: 72
Died: Thursday, March 9, 2017, at home. Calling hours are on Saturday, March 18, from 11 to noon at the funeral home, where funeral services will immediately follow. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House or Genesee Cancer Assistance.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Karen M. Mann
- Batavia
Age: 56
Died: Monday, March 6, 2017, in Alabama, as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. She worked for Cooper Vision, Scottsville. Calling hours are on Monday, March 13, from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm at the funeral home, where funeral services will be held Tuesday, 11am.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Dewey E. Towner, Sr.
- Batavia
Age: 82
Died: Friday, March 3, 2017, at home. He was a graduate from the NYS School for the blind, and dedicated 38 years to being the proprietor of Towner TV, Batavia. Calling hours are on Monday, March 6, from 4pm to 6pm at the funeral home, where services will immediately follow. Memorials are suggested to HomeCare & Hospice.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Dominic F. Valle, Jr.
-Batavia
Age: 63
Died: Friday, March 3, 2017, at home. He owned and operated Valle Jewelers. Calling hours are on Tuesday, March 7, from 3pm to 7pm at the funeral home. An 11am Celebration of Life  ceremony will be held on Wednesday, at St. Anthony's, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Eleanor L. (nee Button, Kreutter) Barber
- Cowlesville
Age: 92
Died: Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Seneca Health Care Center, West Seneca. She was a member of Folsomdale Baptist Church. She worked for many years at Fisher Price, East Aurora. Calling hours are on Monday, March 6, from 10am to noon at the Church, 1366 Folsomdale Road, where services will immediately follow. Memorials are suggested to the Church or to Gideons International.
Arrangements by: Marley Funeral Home, Attica.
 
Daniel R. Gilbert
-Oakfield
Age: 47
Died: Wednesday, March 1, at UMMC. He was a member of Padre Pio Parish and longtime coach of the varsity baseball program at Oakfield where he also coached jayvee football, modified basketball and varsity football. He taught Health and Physical Education in the Oakfield Alabama school district. There will be no prior calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday, March 4, 10am at St. Joseph's Church, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to the Oakfield Alabama Central School, for the baseball program.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield
 
Michelle A. Cropo
- Oakfield
Age: 51
Died: Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at home. She worked as a store manager at Sugar Creek, Batavia. Calling hours are on Monday, March 6, from 2pm to 4pm at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the American Lung Association.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
 
John W. Mills
- Oakfield
Age: 62
Died: Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at home. Prior to retirement, he was a heavy equipment operator at the Genesee County Highway Dept., Batavia. Calling hours are on Friday, March 3, from 10am to noon at the funeral home, where services will follow at noon. Memorials are suggested to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, Genesee Cancer Assistance, Crossroads House, or HomeCare & Hospice.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Leondard A. (Jon) Jasinski, III
-Batavia
Age: 49
Died: Monday, February 27, 2017, at UMMC. He was employed by Brylin Hospital as a Mental Health Technician. Calling hours are on Thursday, March 2, from 5pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, at noon, at St. Joseph's Church, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to Genesee Cancer Assistance or Volunteers for Animals.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Frances Scafetta
-Batavia
Age: 93
Died: Monday, February 27, 2017, at the Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was a member of St. Mary's Church, Batavia. Prior to retirement she worked at the VA Hospital in Batavia and also in the publicity dept. at Batavia Downs. Calling hours are on Friday, March 3, from 5pm to 7pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Chrisitan burial will be celebrated 10am, Saturday, at St. Mary's. Memorials are suggested to Genesee Cancer Assistance or the American Diabetes Association.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Marquis J. Holmes
- Batavia
Age: 18
Died: Sunday, February 26, 2017,at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. He was a student and part of the ARC Genesee Oleans. Calling hours are on Friday, March 10, from 11am to noon at the funeral home, where services will immediately follow.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Kelly McVay Boyce
- Basom
Age: 55
Died: Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at Unity Hospital, Rochester. Family and friends are invited to celebrate her life on Saturday, March 4, 3pm to 6pm, at the Stafford Fire Hall. Memorials are suggested to the family for Crohn's Disease research.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Douglas F. Reamer
- Batavia
Age: 67
Died: Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at Hildebrandt Hospice Center, Greece. A U S Army veteran, he worked for over forty years at Graham Manufacturing, Batavia. There will be no prior calling hours. A memorial service will be held Sunday, March 5, 2pm, at the Oakfield United Methodist Church. Memorials are suggested to the Church.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
 
Raymond F. Shaut
- Batavia
Age: 56
Died: Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at home. He was an employee of Turner Treescape. Calling hours are on Thursday, March 2, from 2pm to 4pm at the funeral home. Services will be private
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia
 
 Barbara A. Alvut
- Batavia
Age: 81
Died: Thursday, February 23, 2017, at Crossroads House. She retired from teaching for 33 years at Attica High School. She was a member of Ascension Parish. Calling hours are on Sunday, February 26, from 2pm to 4pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, February 27, 9:30am, at the Church, 19 Sumner Street, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Carrie J. Cory
- Oakfield
Age: 71
Died: Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at Unity Hospital, Rochester. She owned and operated Cory's Pizza Shop, Basom. She was a member of the Beaver Clan. Calling hours are on Thursday, February 23, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home, where funeral services will be held 11am Friday. Memorials are suggested to the American Red Cross. 
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield
 
Mayte Sanchez Vargas
- Elba
Age: 18
Died: Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at Children's Hospital after battling leukemia. She was a senior at Elba Central School and in the top  three of her class. Calling hours are on Saturday, February 25, from 2pm to 4pm at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Ronald McDonald House Charities of WNY.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Bonnie Jean Marsceill
- Apopka, Florida
Age: 73
Died: Saturday, February 18, 2017, at her home in Florida. Calling hours are on Thursday, March 2, from 10am to noon at the funeral home, where services will immediately follow at 2pm,
Arrangements by: H E Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
 
Ruby I. (Paddon) Weber
- Stafford
Age: 99
Died: Friday, February 17, 2017, at the Leroy Village Green Nursing Home. She was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Leroy. Calling hours are on Wednesday, February 22, from 2pm to 4pm at the funeral home, where a Celebration of Life service will immediately follow at 4pm. Memorials are suggested to the Wilbur Paddon Memorial Award, in care of Leroy Central School.
Arrangements by: Falcone Family Funeral Home, Leroy
 
Judy M. Calarco
- Batavia
Age: 73
Died: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at the Leroy Village Green Nursing Facility. She had worked as a waitress at the Windmill, Elba for many years and was a member of Assembly of God Church, Batavia. Calling hours are on Sunday, February 19, from 2pm to 5pm at the funeral home, where funeral services will be held Monday, 10am, Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House or to Rochester General Hospital Foundation.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Christine M. Orlando
- Batavia
Age: 83
Died: Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at the Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, Batavia. Calling hours are on Friday, February 17, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home, where services will be held Saturday 10:30am. Memorials are suggested to Genesee Cancer  Assistance.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Enid B. Baker
- Batavia
Age: 82
Died: Monday, February 13, 2017, at her home. She worked as the school nurse in Brockport and Corfu and retired from Batavia City School District as the coordinator of health services. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. There will be no prior visitation, A  memorial service will be held Wednesday, February 15, 11am, at the church. Memorials are suggested to National Niemann Pick Disease Foundation,, Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, or to the Church.
Arrangements by: H. E Turner & Company Funeral Home.
 
Donald S. Herdlein
- Batavia
Age: 41
Died: Monday, February 13, 2017, at UMMC. He worked as a technician for PCB Piezotronics, Depew. Calling hours are on Friday, February 17, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, 11am, at Ascension Parish, 19 Sumner Street, Batavia.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Donald J. Cecere Sr.
-Gainsville, FL (formerly of Batavia)
Age: 85
Died: Saturday, February 11, 2017. A U.S. Army veteran, he served in Korea, Vietnam, and the National Guard. He was a member of St. Anthony's Church, Batavia. He was in the construction business, a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers. There will be no prior calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, February 20, at Resurrection Parish, St. Mary's Church, 9:30am.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Margaret G. Foley
- Byron
Age: 93
Died: Saturday, February 11, 2017, at the Wegman Family Cottages at Park Ridge Living Center, Rochester. She worked for 35 years at Schlegel Manufacturing, Rochester. She was a member of the former St. Michael's Mission, South Byron. She was an accomplished song writer. There will be no prior visitation. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday, February 18, 10am, at St. Brigid's Church, Gibson Street, Bergen. Memorials are suggested to the South Byron Fire Department or the Byron Rescue Squad.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Bergen.
 
 
William G. Ray, Jr.
-Batavia
Age: 80
Died: Friday, February 10, 2017 at the Genesee County Nursing Home. A U.S. Army veteran, he retired from Eastman Kodak. Calling hours are on Thursday, February 16, from 3pm to 7pm at the funeral home, where a Celebration of Life ceremony will immediately follow at 7pm, Memorials are suggested to the Genesee County Animal Shelter.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
George W, Arnold, Sr.
- Batavia
Age: 82
Died: Thursday, February 9, 2017, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. He was a U.S. Army veteran and owned and operated George Arnold Trucking. He was a member of Cornerstone Church, East Pembroke. Calling hours are on Monday, February 13, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home. An 11am Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, at the Church, 2583 Main Road, East Pembroke. Memorials are suggested to the Church.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
 
Henry F. Burbules
- Basom
Age: 93
Died: Monday, February 6, 2017, at the NYS Veteran's Home, Batavia. A WWII Army Air Force veteran, he was a mechanic at GTE Sylvania. He was a member of St. Padre Pio Parish, St. Cecelia's site. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to the Alabama Fire Dept.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield
 
Dorothy Peet
-Batavia
Age: 89
Died: Monday, February 6, 2017, at home. Calling hours are on Thursday, February 9, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home, where services will be held Friday, 10am. Memorials are suggested to HomeCare and Hospice.
Arrangements by: H.E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Jo Ann Laney
- Alexander
Age: 65
Died: Sunday, February 5, 2017 at home. Prior to retirement, she worked as a medical transcriptionist at the St. Jerome Hospital, Batavia, and at the Watson Clinic, Lakeland, Florida. Calling hours are on Friday, February 10, from 5pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, 10am, at St. Joachim & Anne Parish, Attica. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Sophia Stucko
- Elba
Age: 83
Died: Sunday, February 5, 2017, at Crossroads House. She had worked at  Sylvania and Delco. She was a longtime member of St. Padre Pio  Parish in Elba. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10am, Thursday, February 9, at the Church, Elba site. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia
 
 
Douglas A. Hough
- East Bethany
Age: 70
Died: Saturday, February 4, 2017, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. A US Army veteran, he was a member of Batavia Assembly of God Church. Calling hours are on Wednesday, February 8, from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Thursday, 11am at the Church, 24 North Spruce Street, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to the Church or to Crossroads House.
Arrangements by: H.E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Mary A. DelPlato
- Batavia
Age: 87
Died: Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at Premier Genesee Nursing Home. She worked for many years at Deans Drug Store, Batavia and also part-time cleaning 400 Towers. She was a lifelong member of Ascension Parish, St. Anthony's Church. Calling hours are on Monday, February 6, at the funeral home from 4pm to 7pm. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, 10am, at the Church, 19 Sumner Street, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to All Babies Cherished or to the Mental Health Association of Gen. & Orleans counties.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Douglas E. Elliott
- Batavia
Age: 71
Died: Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at Batavia Healthcare. He was an employee at McPherson Orchard, Leroy,  for 22 years. There will be a Celebration of his life at Billy Goats Restaurant, Batavia, Saturday, February 4, from 11am to 1pm.
Arrangements by: Batavia Funeral Homes.com 
 
Diana L. Stine
- Corfu
Died: Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at home. She had a 30 year career of caring for Special Needs individuals. Services will be private. Memorials are suggested to Hospice or St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
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