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teddyangel.jpg Paris S. Doward went to rest in paradise on Tuesday August 15, 2017 at Women’s and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. She was born to Tiesha Doward of Batavia and Devon Rodgers of Buffalo.

In addition to her parents, Paris is survived by her grandfather; Raymond Doward of Batavia; grandmothers Vera Williams of Batavia, Stephanie Rodgers of Buffalo, Carolyn Claudio of Batavia; great grandmothers Dollie Williams of Batavia and Mamie Jordan of Buffalo; siblings Anyia Doward of Batavia, Jaedyn Birdsong of Batavia and London Doward of Batavia, Devon Rodgers Jr., Dameer Rodgers, Derion Rodgers, Davante Rodgers, Davion Rodgers, Jaevante Rodgers and Brianna Rodgers all of Buffalo along with a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.

There will be no prior calling hours. Family and friends are invited to attend an 11:00AM Funeral Service at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020 on Monday August 21, 2017. She will be laid to rest in Elmwood Cemetery in Batavia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or to sign a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

Bergen - Lorraine K. Alexander, 65, of Bergen, passed away Tuesday, (August 15, 2017) at her home, in Bergen.

Mrs. Alexander was born November 23, 1951 in Massapequa, a daughter of the late Robert and June (Schardt) Trimble.

Lori was a member of the Bergen Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, and enjoyed tending to her flower garden and spoiling her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Daniel J. Alexander, whom she married August 2, 1980; a daughter,  Kathryn (Greg) Swain of Caledonia, grandchildren, Braelyn and Brielle Swain; brothers, Michael (Jeanie) Trimble of FL, and Patrick (late Virginia) Trimble of Long Island; a sister, Leslie (John) Lewis of Long Island; brothers-in-law, Bill (Rachel) Alexander of Lakeville, Larry (Jean) Alexander of North Chili, John (Peg) Alexander of Churchville, Steve (Michelle) Alexander of Alabama; a sister-in-law, Dot Alexander of Chili.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

She was the mother of the late Daniel M. Alexander who died on May 10, 2017 and sister-in-law of the late Jay Alexander.

Friends may call on Saturday from 1 to 3 pm at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 51 South Lake Street, Bergen, where Lori’s Funeral Service will follow calling hours at 3:00.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Warrior House, 10314 Johnson Road, Middleport, NY 14105.

Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

LeRoy/Bergen ~ Mr. William B. Scott, Jr., age 82, passed away on Sunday, August 13, 2017 of lymphoma at Crossroads Hospice Care Home in Batavia.  He was born May 15, 1935, the only son of William B. Scott, Sr. and Maralee Stedman Scott.

     He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Joan Cleveland Scott of LeRoy/Bergen, sons William B. Scott III and Matthew B. Scott of Batavia, NY; and David W. Scott of Fairport, NY; daughter Suzanne Scott of Chicago, IL; and grandchildren Nathan J. Scott and Julia R. Scott of Fairport, NY; and Brandon Scott of Darien Center, NY.  Mr. Scott is also survived by extended family across the greater Rochester and Watertown/Sackets Harbor areas.

     Bill “Scotty” Scott grew up in Forestport, NY; started his family in Utica, NY where all four children were born; and, settled finally in LeRoy, NY.  He held a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University, and served in the ROTC and US Army Reserve Signal Corps.  During his career, he worked with General Electric, Sylvania GTE, Transmation, and ultimately retired from Eastman Kodak.

     Husband, Dad, Grampa, Uncle, and In-Law - he will be sadly missed by both his family and friends.

     Services will be private at the convenience of the family.  Memorials and Donations in remembrance of William B. Scott, Jr. can be made directly to Crossroads House, who for 17 years has compassionately aided and supported a vast number of families during the end-of-life transition.

     Your memories and condolences may be shared with Mr. Scott's family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.

     Mr. Scott and his family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc. in LeRoy.  585-768-2400

Charlotte, North Carolina -- Mary Ellen Hoopengardner went to be with the angels Saturday, August 12, 2017 after losing her battle with brain cancer.
 
Mary Ellen was born December 1st, 1952 to Donald and Patricia Manges of Buffalo, NY.  She is survived by her beloved husband, Sidney Floyd Hoopengardner of Charlotte, NC;  her children Joel R. Koslicki of TN, Bethany L. Koslicki of NY, stepsons David F. of NV and Adam P. of NY.  She leaves behind four sisters, Sharon, Donna, Rosanne, Janel and their families.  Mary took great pride in her seven grandchildren as they were the light of her life.
 
Mary Ellen enjoyed a varied career in engineering after getting her degree from Genesee Community College, both in WNY and Charlotte, NC. She treasured a large circle of close friends scattered all over the states who will miss her as well.
 
Family and friends may call Thursday, August 17 at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 E. Main Street, Corfu, NY from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Graveside services will be held Friday, August 18 at the Alden Union Cemetery, County Line Road, Alden, NY at 11 a.m.

Alexander Krywy, 84, of Stafford, passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 13, 2017.

Alexander was born August 12, 1933 in Batavia, a son of the late Theodore and Anna (Duda) Krywy.

Alexander will be remembered for his sense of humor, quick wit and how he enjoyed telling stories.  He graduated from Batavia High School in 1951.  He served proudly with the United States Marine Corps for three years with an honorable discharge.  Alexander was employed at Lapp Insulator in LeRoy, Gillette Machine & Tool in Rochester and Iroquois Design in Caledonia.

He was a life member of the Stafford Volunteer Fire Department and the Marine Corps League.  He was also a member of the Joint Veterans Honor Guard of Genesee County, American Legion and Loyal Order of the Moose.

Alexander enjoyed volunteering for Toys for Tots and for over 10 years driving the transport van for the Batavia Veterans Administration.

Alexander will be missed by his friends at Kelly's Holland Inn in Batavia.

Survivors include one son, Fred (Beverly) Krywy of Jamestown; two grandchildren,  Amanda Krywy and William Krywy, both of Jamestown; one brother,  John (Pat) Krywy of Spencerport; one sister, Betty (Frank) Loncz of Stafford; sister-in-law, Bonnie (Sam) Myers of Fairport and several nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his wife, Barbara Krywy and sisters, Sophia McClurg and Mary Muskoph.  

Calling hours are Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia, where services will be held Friday at 10:00 a.m.  Burial with full military honors will be in Grandview Cemetery, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516 Topeka, KS 66675 or online at https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate

Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

 

 

 

Lockport - Ethan Gabriel Dabill of Lockport died Sunday, August 13, 2017 at his home just 6 months and 27 days after his birth.

Mr. Dabill was born January 17, 2017 in Niagara Falls, NY, the son of Scott and Imelda (Caliz) Dabill of Lockport. 

Survivors include his sister, Janelle Dabill of Lockport; his paternal grandfather, Kevin (Laura) Dabill of Ransomville; his paternal grandmother, Nadine Myers of Nebraska; his maternal grandmother, Antonia Caliz of the Philippines; paternal great-grandfather, Joseph (Carol) Dabill of Barker and paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy (late Edward) Boyer of Ransomville.

Friends may call on Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 am at Calvary Baptist Church, in Batavia where services will follow at 11 am Saturday at the church. Calvary Baptist Church is located at 3515 Galloway Road, (east of Lewiston Road) in the Town of Batavia, In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 3515 Galloway Road, Batavia, NY 14020.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Batavia.  Arrangements were entrusted to Burdett and Sanford Funeral Home of Oakfield.  Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.burdettandsanford.com.

vivian.png Marjorie Hall Vivian, 69, retired administrator for the Batavia City School District, passed away on August 13th, 2017 in the comfort of her home in Darien Center. She was born in Buffalo, NY on October 17th, 1947 to the late Robert Wesley and Mildred Kleinfelder Hall. Mrs. Vivian is also predeceased by her brothers-in-law Thomas Weronski and Michael Pawarski.

Mrs. Vivian grew up in Buffalo and West Seneca, graduating from West Seneca West High School. In 1968, she married Allan Vivian. While Mrs. Vivian raised her family, she pursued her higher education attending GCC, SUNY Brockport and SUNY Geneseo. Mrs. Vivian touched numerous lives throughout her working career in the human services and education fields. Mrs. Vivian worked at the New York State School for the Blind, Broadway Acres of DePaul, Livingston-Wyoming ARC Children's Services and Batavia City Schools. Mrs. Vivian really enjoyed the students that she worked with, especially those who received their education at the administration building on Washington Avenue. Travelling and being in the outdoors gave Mrs. Vivian many years of enjoyment as she was very active in the scouts and enjoyed to visit new places. Mrs. Vivian joyfully shared her adventures on her various trips and cruises with lovely photographs. From an early age, Mrs. Vivian enjoyed a variety of projects beginning with painting. Many will remember her quilts, handmade cards, embroidery, scrapbooks and photography. All who visited her home received a fragrant welcome while looking at her gardens.

Mrs. Vivian is survived by her husband; Allan Vivian; her three children Steven (Lauri) Vivian, Lesa (Todd) VanSon and Kari (Terrance) Stevens. She will also be missed by her beloved grandchildren and great-granddaughter; Carter and Taryn Vivian, Dean (Michelle) VanSon and their daughter Emily and Jessi VanSon, Kayla, Amanda and Spencer Stevens. Mrs. Vivian is also survived by her brothers and sisters; Robert (Jean) Hall, Kathleen Weronski, Jaqueline Pawarski, Timothy Hall and Mikel Hall.

There will be no prior calling hours. An 11:00AM Memorial Service will be held on Friday August 25, 2017 at the Attica Masonic Lodge at 39 Main Street, Attica, NY 14011.

Flowers are gratefully declined. Any donations can be made to Literacy Volunteers of Genesee County, 301 North Street, Batavia, NY 14020. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visitwww.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

Batavia - Irene J. Penepent, 81, resident of Premier Genesee Rehabilitation and Nursing Center passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017, surrounded by her family. 

Mother to Wende Ferguson, Edward (Theresa) Penepent and Alice (Kevin) Zito; Grandmother to Brian, Kelly, Sarah, Samantha, Justin and Jordan; Great Grandmother to Donovan. Brothers Paul, Tom, and Russ (Mary Lou); Sisters Rita and Nancy; Brothers-in-Law Peter Poodry and Donald Flaig. Many nieces and nephews also survive. Preceded in death by her parents Frederick and Elizabeth Wlekinski Oberlander; Sister Patricia Gioia; Brothers, Charles, Arnold and James; Sisters-in-Laws Donna, Sandra and Sharon; Brother-in-Law Joseph Gioia. 

Family and friends may call at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, 4-6 E. Main St., Corfu, on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m.. Funeral Mass at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church, 8656 Church St., East Pembroke, NY on Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery, East Pembroke at the convenience of the family.

18.jpg  Kay M. Leslie, 68, of Alexander passed away on August 9, 2017 at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia. She was born on May 24, 1949 in Batavia to the late Ralph and Norma (Merle) Fisher. She is also predeceased in death by her sons; Luke and Matt Leslie; brother Tom Fisher and sister Debbie Harris.

Kay grew up in the Bethany area and graduated from Alexander High School.

She is survived by her loving husband of 49 years David H. Leslie of Alexander; sisters-in-law Joan (Vernie) Palzer of TX., Kathy Fisher of Batavia; brother-in-law Dean Harris of Batavia along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral Services will be held privately for the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made the Alexander Fire Dept. PO Box 336 Alexander NY, 14005. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visitwww.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

wright.jpg Bonnie L. Wright, 51, of Batavia passed away unexpectedly on Thursday August 10, 2017 at Rochester General Hospital. She was born on May 30, 1966 the daughter of the late Barbara Ann (Turner) Laney and Robert Wright. In addition to her parents, she is predeceased be her step father Harold Laney.

Bonnie will be remembered as a good hearted person who always tried to help others. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and family members as well as attending church. She will be sadly missed by all she touched.

She is survived by her children; Amanda Gillett and Brittany Wright both of Batavia, Nicole Wright of SC., Robert Wright of Elmira; sisters Sherry (Robert) Welker, Deborah (Gary) Pahura both of LeRoy, Beth Stanton of SC., Carol Meisner of Lancaster; brother Harold Laney of VA; several grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many extended friends she called family.

Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday August 15, 2017 from 1:00-2:00PM at the Assembly of God Church 24 N. Spruce St. Batavia, NY 14020 where a 2:00PM Funeral Service will be held immediately following the visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or to sign a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

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