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Batavia, NY 14020
Phone: 585-344-1490
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 Obituaries
Augustus C. (Gus) Warren
-Bergen
Age: 87
Died: Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at his home. A U.S. Naval veteran, he worked as a supervisor at GTE Sylvania, in Batavia, prior to retirement. He led the congregational singing and choir at the Brockport Church of Christ. He and his wife also served as caretakers at Godfrey's Pond. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to Genesee County Fish and Game Protective Association.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Audrey J. Cook
-Attica
Age: 82
Died: Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at Eastside Nursing Home, Warsaw. For over forty years she worked as a beautician. She was a member at St. Luke's Episcopal, Attica. There will be no prior calling hours. A memorial service will be held, Saturday, December 20, 11am, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Favor Street, Attica. Memorials are suggested to the Church or the Attica Rescue Squad.
Arrangements by: Marley Funeral Home, Attica.
 
Alice V. Chaya
-Batavia
Age: 85
Died: Friday, December 12, 2014, at her home. She was a member of Resurrection Parish. There will be no prior calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday, December 16, at noon, at Resurrection Parish, St. Mary's site. Memorials are suggested to Meals on Wheels, or Crossroads House.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Elmer G. Case, Jr.
-Corfu
Age: 70
Died: Sunday, December 7, 2014, at Buffalo General Hospital. He was a self employed mechanic. Calling hours are on Tuesday, December 9, from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm at the funeral home, where services will be held Wednesday, 11am.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
Regina R. Kowalcyk
-Batavia
Age: 84
Died: Sunday, December 7, 2014, at Strong Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Resurrection Parish. Calling hours are from 4pm to 6pm on Wednesday, December 10, at the funeral home, where prayers will be recited Thursday, 9am. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 9:30am, Resurrection Parish, St. Joseph's site. Memorials are suggested to Genesee Cancer Assistance.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Larry S. Trybushyn
-Batavia
Age: 65
Died: Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at Strong Memorial Hospital. He worked for the former Calibrated Charts in Batavia and operated the former Tryangles Billiards. Calling hours are from 2pm to 4pm and from 6pm to 8pm on Friday, December 5, at the funeral home, where services will be held at 10:30am Saturday. Memorials are suggested to charity.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
William F. Brown, Jr.
-Batavia
Age: 91
Died: Saturday, November 29, 2014, at Rochester General Hospital. A WWII Army veteran, he was a former President of WBTA Radio. He was a member of Resurrection Parish and Knight of St. Gregory and Knight Commander of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. He was an author and wrote several books on local history and columns for the Batavia Daily News and was serving as the Genesee Correspondent for the Buffalo News. He was a member of the Batavia Rotary Club for 54 years; also a member of the United States Harness Writers Association for over 55 years. Calling hours are on Wednesday, December 3, from 3pm to 7pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, 9:30am, at St. Joseph's Church. Memorials are suggested to Notre Dame High School or to the Jerome Foundation.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
John Baiocco
- Batavia
Age: 74
Died: Sunday, November 23, 2014, at Blake Medical Center, Bradenton, Florida. He was a member of Ascension Parish, former St. Anthony's Church. A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp, he worked as a quality control supervisor for 24 years with GTE Sylvania and later in the maintenance department at Pavilion Central School. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, December 5, 10:30am, at Resurrection Parish, St. Mary's site. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, James P. Wilmont Cancer Center, or the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
 
Robert S. Reilly
- Batavia
Age: 79
Died: Wednesday, November 26, 2014, at Rochester General Hospital. He worked for the Hodgins Dairy Farm for 52 years. Calling hours are on Saturday, November 29, from 1pm to 5pm at the funeral home where services will immediately follow.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Ronald J. Cianfrini
-Las Vegas (formerly of Basom)
Age: 72
Died: Tuesday, November 25, at Desert Springs Hospital, Las Vegas. He served many years with the Akron Volunteer Fire Department. Calling hours are on Wednesday, December 3, from 3pm to 8pm at the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield, where services will be held Thursday, 11am.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.
 
 
 
Louis R. Huber
- Alexander
Age: 83
Died: Monday, November 24, 2014, at UMMC. He was an insurance underwriter for Glens Falls Insurance Company and the Home Insurance Company. He was a member of St. Mary's Church, Batavia, and a member of Our Lady of Batavia Council, Knights of Columbus. He served in the U.S. Army from 1955- 1957. Calling hours are on Sunday, November 30, from 4pm to 7pm, at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, 9:30am, at St. Mary's Church, Ellicott Street, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to Our Lady of Batavia Council # 11728, Knights of Columbus or to HomeCare & Hospice.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Frances Cupler
- Oakfield
Age: 91
Died: Friday, November 21, 2014, at UMMC, Batavia. She loved to crochet and donated many blankets to the VA and other area nursing homes. Calling hours are on Wednesday, November 19, 3pm to 6pm at the funeral home, where services will immediately follow at 6pm. Memorials are suggested to the Oakfield Fire Department.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.
 
Anna D. (Tresco) Palmer
- Batavia
Age: 96
Died: Sunday, November 23, 2014, at the Leroy Village Green Nursing Home. She was a member of Resurrection Parish. There will be no prior calling hours. A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated for Anna on Saturday, November 29, 10:30am, at Our Lady of Mercy, 44 Lake Street, Leroy. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House or to Notre Dame High School, Batavia.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company, Batavia.
 
John T. (Jack) Boyce, Sr.
- Oakfield
Age: 56
Died: Tuesday, November 18, 2014, while at work. He worked for the Genesee County Facilities Management, previously with Genesee County Nursing Home Facilities Management. He also worked for twenty-three years at PW Minor & Son. Calling hours are from 2pm to 8pm Friday, November 21, at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the family.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Ida A. Tumminello
- Batavia
Age: 96
Died: Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at the Batavia Health Care Center. Prior to retirement, she worked as a secretary at the Genesee County Health Department and at Teresi Insurance Company. She was a member of the former St. Anthony's Church. There will be no prior visitation. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday, November 21, at noon, at St. Joseph's Church, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to the Church, or to Crossroads House.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Mary R. Marszelewski
- Corfu
Age: 84
Died: Sunday, November 16, 2014, at Crossroads House, Batavia. She was a former clerk at the Depew Agency. She was active at Our Lady of Pompeii Church, Lancaster. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, November 22, at noon, at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, Corfu. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
Claude E. Cummings
-Batavia
Age; 97
Died: Saturday, November 15, 2014, at the New York State Veterans Home, Batavia. A  WWII U.S. Army veteran, he worked at Westinghouse, Saupe Tool & Die, Corfu; John Roach Motors of Batavia; and retired from Drake Street Motors of Elba. He owned Cummings & Jones Auto Service, East Pembroke. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Batavia. Calling hours are on Thursday, November 20, from 10am to 11am at the funeral home, where funeral services will immediately follow. Memorials are suggested to Volunteers for Animals.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Beverly J. Fisher
- Batavia
Age: 86
Died: Thursday, November 13, 2014, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. She was a Registered Nurse and Supervisor at the Genesee County Nursing Home, prior to her retirement. She also worked at St. Jerome Hospital and the VA Medical Center. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Batavia. Call hours are from 2pm to 5pm on Sunday, November 16, at the funeral home. Services will be at 10am Monday, at the Church, 300 East Main Street, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to the Palliative Care Unit of Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.
 
Rosa Lee Miller
-Batavia
Age: 85
Died: Monday, November 10, 2014, at the Genesee County Nursing Home. She was a legal secretary at Gardner & Balbick, Batavia, and served on the Genesee County Fair Board. She was a member of the Genesee County Republican Women's Committee and the First Presbyterian Church. Calling hours are on Friday, November 14, from 11am to 1pm at the funeral home, where services will be held at 1pm. Memorials are suggested to the Bell Choir Fund at the First Presbyterian Church, East Main Street, Batavia.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.
 
Devante L. McDermott
-Batavia
Age: 20
Died: Wednesday, November 5, 2014. He loved the outdoors, biking, skateboarding, and swimming. Calling hours are Monday, November 10, from 11am to 2pm at the funeral home, where a prayer service will follow at 2pm. Memorials are suggested to the family.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
June D. Walter
-Corfu
Age: 96
Died: Thursday, October 30, 2014, at Brothers of Mercy Nursing Home. She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and had worked as a punch press operator for Bergman Tools, Buffalo. She was also a member of the Holy Apostles Church, Perry. Calling hours are Friday, October 31, from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A memorial service will be held Sunday, November 2, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 4275 Harris Hill Road, Williamsville. Memorials are suggested to the Church.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
Doris M. Warren
-Pembroke
Age: 86
Died: Thursday, October 30, 2014, at the NYS Veterans Home, Batavia. She was a member of the Pembroke Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary and had worked for David Brace Display's, Pembroke. Calling hours are on Saturday, November 1, 11am to 2pm at the funeral home, where services will follow at 2pm. Memorials are suggested to the Fire Department.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
Arthur R. (Buzz) Lowe
-Oakfield
Age: 82
Died: Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at UMMC. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and retired from UPS with 25 years of service and then worked twenty years as a courier for the Bank of Akron. He was a former member of the Oakfield Community Bible Church and First Presbyterian Church of Oakfield. Calling hours are on Sunday, November 2, from 4pm to 8pm, at the funeral home, where funeral services will be held Monday, 11am.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Eleanor L. Luce
-East Pembroke
Age: 79
Died: Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at home. She was a member of High Point Community Church. She had worked at the former Dohler-Jarvis, Kistner Concrete and Fontrick Door. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Eleanor's life at 11am, Saturday, November 8, at the High Point Community Church, 1163 Main Road, Corfu. Memorials are suggested to the Church.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia
 
 
Adelbert A. (del) Shamp
- Batavia
Age: 75
Died: Monday, October 20, 2014, at the Genesee County Nursing Home, Batavia. A U.S. Army veteran, he worked at Tops Market and the former Batavia Animal Hospital. Calling hours are on Friday, October 24, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home, where services will be held Saturday, 11am.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Vincent D. March
- Batavia
Age: 89
Died: Sunday, October 19, 2014, at the NYS Veterans Home, Batavia. He served in the US Army during WWII. He owned and operated Sleghts Bookstore. There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral services will be held privately. Memorials are suggested to Notre Dame High School Foundation.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Walter E. Cherry
-Akron
Age: 79
Died: Thursday, October 16, 2014, at home. He retired from Alden Central School where he was the Head Mechanic. He was a member of East Shelby Bible Church. There will be no prior calling hours. A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 25, 11am, at the East Shelby Bible Church, 5278 East Shelby Road, Medina. Memorials are suggested to the church or to Hospice of Buffalo.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
Rosario S. Tumminello
-Batavia
Age: 85
Died: Thursday, October 16, 2014, at the NYS Veteran's Home. He was a retired manager at the former Marshall's News Store, Batavia. He was a member of Resurrection Parish and a life member of the Alexander Fire Department. A US Army veteran, he served during the Korean War. Calling hours are Sunday, October 19, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, at St. Joseph's Church,at noon. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House or the NYS Veteran's Nursing Home, Activities Fund.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Ronald N. Sullivan
-Batavia
Age: 56
Died: Sunday, October 12, 2014, at UMMC. He was an accomplished musician and leader of the WNY and Southern Tier Band, " The Reflections". He worked for over twenty years as an ABE Teacher at the Orleans Correctional Facility. Calling hours are on Wednesday, October 15, from 3pm to 8pm at the funeral home, where a celebration of life will be held Thursday, 11am.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Harriet G. Kustas
-Batavia
Age: 91
Died: Saturday, October 4, 2014, at home. She was the retired owner of the Palace of Sweets, Gentleman Jim's Restaurant, Short Stop, and The Hiding Place. Calling hours are on Tuesday, October 7, from 10am to noon at the Grace Baptist Church, 238 Vine Street, Batavia; services will follow visitation at noon. Memorials are suggested to the family.
Arrangements by: H.E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
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