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 Obituaries
John (Jack) Elmore
-Batavia (formally of Attica)
Age: 92
Died: Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at The Manor House, Batavia. He served in the U.S. Air Force and Army during WWII. He retired from the Department of Corrections at Attica Prison as a Lieutenant Shift Commander. There will be no prior calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, February 2, 11am, at St. Joachim & Ann Parish, formerly St. Vincent's, 50 East Avenue, Attica. Memorials are suggested to the Attica Rescue Squad, or to the Church.
Arrangements by: Marley Funeral Home, Attica.
 
Claudia M. Mancuso
-Batavia
Age: 72
Died: Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at Orchard Manor Nursing Home, Medina. She was a member of Ascension Parish and worked for years at UMMC. Calling hours are on Saturday, January 31, at the funeral home from 11am to 1pm. Funeral Services will immediately follow.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Alphonse Spiotta
-Batavia
Age: 84
Died: Wednesday, January 28, 2015. A U.S. Army veteran, he was a machinist tool maker at Batavia Machine and Tool. He was a member of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish. Calling hours are on Sunday, February 1, from 1pm to 4pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, 10am, at St. Maximillian Kolbe Parish, Church Street, East Pembroke. Memorials are suggested to Volunteers for Animals.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Marg Matuszewski
-Corfu
Age; 77
Died: Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at UMMC. She was a participant in the Corfu Grange and several area senior groups and church activities. Calling hours are on Monday, February 2, from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm at the funeral home. Services will be held Tuesday, 11am, at Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral, 6298 Broadway, Lancaster.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu
 
Ira R. McCoy, Sr.
-Elba
Age: 79
Died: Friday, January 23, 2015, at UMMC, Batavia. He was a retiree of National Fuel Gas. He served honorably with the Army National Guard and was a member of Grace Baptist Church. Calling hours are on Wednesday, January 28, from 11am to 2pm at the funeral home, where services will immediately follow at 2pm. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Alfred P. (Al) Saraceni
-Batavia
Age: 71
Died: Thursday, January 22, 2015, at Rochester General Hospital. A U.S. Air Force veteran, he worked for the New York State Public Service Commission for over twenty years. Calling hours are on Monday, January 26, from 3pm to 7pm at the funeral home, where services will be held Tuesday, 11am. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Alan Gordon Taylor
-Aiken, SC
Age: 90
Died: Thursday,January 22, 2015, at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, Augusta, GA. A native of Hudson, MA, he served as a radioman in the Army Air Corps during WWII. He worked as a police officer in Hudson, MA, after the war. After moving to Batavia, he worked at GTE Sylvania for thirty years as a quality control engineer. He played trumpet in several area bands. He was a member of Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church, East Pembroke. Services will be at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to the Pembroke Community Band, Darien Center; or Joint Veterans Honor Guard of Genesee County, American Legion Post 332, Batavia.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
Josef A. Young
-Alabama
Age: 49
Died: Friday, January 23, 2015, at his home. He was a Correctional Officer at the Orleans Correctional Facility. Calling hours are on Tuesday, January 27, from 3pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday, 11am, at St. Maximillian Kolbe Parish, East Pembroke site..
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
 
Angela Ilasi
-Batavia
Age: 100
Died: Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at Rochester General Hospital. She was a longtime member of Resurrection Parish. Calling hours are on Sunday, January 25, from 1pm to 4pm at the funeral home, where prayers will be recited 9am Monday. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 9:30am, St. Mary's Church. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Norma W. O'Connor
-Bergen
Age: 88
Died: Monday, January 19, 2015, at her home. She was a program assistant at Gillam Grant Community Center, Bergen and lifetime member of St. James Episcopal Church. She was the secretary of the Genesee County Office of the Aging's Genesee Senior Foundation and formerly worked at the Genesee County Cornell Cooperative Extension. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to Gilliam Grant Community Center or the Office of the Aging, Meals on Wheels.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Terrence W. (Terry) Peters
-Batavia
Age: 72
Died: Sunday, January 18, 2015, at his home. Prior to retirement, he operated Peter's Delicatessen and Peter's Treasures, on West Main Street, Batavia. Calling hours are on Thursday, January 22, from 5pm to 8pm at the funeral home where services will be held 11am Friday. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Alton R. Rupp
-Batavia (formerly of Darien)
Age: 84
Died: Saturday, January 17, 2015, at the NYS Veterans Nursing Home. A veteran of the Korean War, he was retired from Chevrolet, Buffalo. Calling hours are on Wednesday, January 21, from 4pm to 7pm. Services and burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
Kenneth Dispenza, Sr.
-Marathon, FL (formerly of Batavia)
Age: 65
Died: Wednesday, January 14, 2015. He was an accomplished tattoo artist. Calling hours are on Wednesday, January 21, from 5pm to 8pm, at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, 10am, at Ascension Parish, 15 Sumner Street, Batavia.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Florence K. Bressette
- Batavia (formerly of North Syracuse, NY)
Age: 84
Died: Sunday, January 18, 2015, at UMMC. She was a longtime member of St. Rose of Lima Parish, North Syracuse. Prior to retirement, she worked at Goldberg Furniture as a bookkeeper. Calling hours are on Tuesday, January 20, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home, where services will follow at 7pm. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Helen C. Dunn
-Batavia
Age: 92
Died: Friday, January 16, 2015, at UMMC. She was a member of Ascension Parish, Sacred Heart site. Calling hours are on Tuesday, January 20, from 9:30am to 11am, where prayers will be recited at 11am. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11:30am, at Ascension Parish.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Marvin Floyd Childs
-Basom
Age: 84
Died: Saturday, January 10, 2015, at UMMC, Batavia. He was a retired lifelong poultry farmer and in retirement worked fifteen years for the Adesa Auto Auction. He served as a Town of Alabama Coucilman for 24 years and was a member of Grace Baptist Church. Calling hours will be from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm on Tuesday, January 13, at the Church, 238 Vine Street, Batavia. Services will be held at the Church, 10am, Wednesday.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
Mary Czapeczka
-Corfu
Age: 90
Died: Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at the Leroy Village Green Nursing Home. She was a dedicated care giver of many talents. Calling hours are on Friday, January 16, from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 11am, Saturday, at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, Corfu. Memorials are suggested to the Spay Our Strays program at the Genesee County Animal Shelter.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
Bernard J. Ronan, Jr.
-Batavia
Age: 81
Died: Monday, January 5, 2015, at UMMC. He was a former City of Batavia Police Officer and Town of Batavia Justice. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict and longtime member of St. Anthony's R. C. Church and was a current member of St. Maximillian Kolbe Parish, East Pembroke. Calling hours are on Thursday, January 8, from 6pm to 9pm at the funeral home, where prayers will be recited 9:15am Friday. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 10am at St. Maximillian Kolbe Parish, East Pembroke site, followed by full military honors. Memorials are suggested to Notre Dame High School.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Dorothy C. Moynihan
-Batavia
Age: 80
Died: Saturday, December 27, 2014, at UMMC. She was a longtime member of Resurrection Parish, St. Mary's site. Calling hours will be on Friday, January 2, from 3pm to 8pm at the funeral home, where prayers will be recited on Saturday, 10:30am. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11am, St. Mary's Church. Memorials are suggested to Genesee ARC or Notre Dame High School.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Mary J. Lauterborn
-Batavia and Lake Park, FL
Age: 79
Died: Friday, December 26, 2014, at Jupiter Medical Center, Jupiter, FL. She was a former member of St. Mary's Church. She had been wintering in Florida for more than thirty years. Calling hours are on Friday, January 2, from 4pm to 7pm and Saturday, January 3, from noon to 1pm at the funeral home. Funeral services will follow at 1pm from the funeral home.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Gary Heineman
-Leicester
Age: 68
Died: Sunday, December 21, 2014 at Highland Hospital. There will be a memorial service in the spring at West Middlebury Baptist Church. Memorials are suggested to the Diabetes Association or to the Church.
 
Ann L. Pirro
- Batavia
Age: 98
Died: Sunday, December 28, 2014, at UMMC. Prior to retirement she worked as a maternity nurse's aide at St. Jerome Hospital. She was a member of Ascension Parish and Focal Point Member. Calling hours are on Friday, January 2, from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, 11am, at the Church, 15 Sumner Street, Batavia.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
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.
 
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