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dedoszak.jpeg  Alex M. Dedoszak, 20, of North Java was called from this Earth on Sunday December 10, 2017. He was born on October 15, 1997, the beloved son of Steven and Michele (nee VanCise) Dedoszak of North Java.

In addition to his parents, Alex is survived by his sister: Kayli Dedoszak; grandson of Patricia and the late Norman VanCise, and the late John and Helen Dedoszak. Nephew to Tami and the late Gerald Dedoszak, Jeanne Eck and David Schwenkbeck, Mark (Gail) VanCise, Diane (Scott) Koprevich, along with many great aunts, uncles and cousins.

Family and Friends are invited to call on Thursday December 14, 2017 from 3:00-9:00PM at the Alexander Fire Department Recreation Hall 10708 Alexander Rd. Attica, New York 14011. An 11:00AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday December 15th at St. Joachim & Anne Parish (St. Joseph’s site) 2311 Attica St. Varysburg, NY 14167.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family or the North Java Fire & Rescue Squad 4274 Route 98 N. Java, NY 14113. 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.

bmogenhan_pic.jpgBETTY A. MOGENHAN ~ Batavia

Age 82, of Batavia, died peacefully Saturday morning December 9, 2017 at her home under the care of her loving family. She was born October 16, 1935 in Pembroke, NY to the late George W. and Verna (Butler) Henning also preceded in death by her beloved husband, Joseph Mogenhan; brothers, George, Lee, Edward and Robert and sister-in-law, Theresa Smith.

Betty was active for many years at the Methodist Church in Oakfield, Life Member and active volunteer with the Stafford Ladies Auxiliary, enjoyed travelling, crafts, doll making and collecting angels. She will be remembered as a wonderful mother, grandmother and sister who enjoyed her four legged companions, Angel, Stinky, Samson, Squeaky, Cookie & Panda. 

Surviving are her 3 boys, her pride and joy, Brian Mogenhan, Sr. of Batavia, Todd Mogenhan of Batavia and Michael (Beth) Mogenhan of Brockport; grandchildren, Amanda Mogenhan, Brian Mogenhan, Jr. and Jonathon Mogenhan; great-granddaughter, Audryana Mae Schulman; siblings, Louis (Carrie) Henning of Batavia, Joan (Donald) Tullar of Oakfield, Linda (Glenn) Northup of Byron, Shirlene Edwards of Batavia and Mary Masiello of Batavia; sister-in-law, Arlene Henning; dear friend, Jessica Cowell along with several nieces, nephews and friends. 

Betty's family will be present from 4-8pm on Wednesday December 13, 2017 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020, where funeral services will be held 11:00am Thursday December 14, she will be laid to rest in with her husband in Morganville Cemetery and memorials in are suggested to the family. 

Please share your thoughts and memories of Betty with her family at www.tomaszewskifh.com 

THE FAMILY OF BETTY A. MOGENHAN IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

 

BRANDON W. BENBEN ~ Basom

Age 27, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning December 5, 2017 at the home of his sister. He was born April 12, 1990 in Amherst, NY to Ronald Benben of Basom and the late Paula (Parsons) Benben. 

Brandon was a talented musician who loved playing the guitar, a "Techie", he could design, build or fix just about any electronic device, he enjoyed computer games, especially, Elder Scrolls, working out and was an avid sports fan. 

Surviving along with his father are his loving sisters, Shannon (Eric) Ball of Batavia, Lacey (Jesse) Dusen of LA; paternal grandmother, Jeanette Benben of Basom; niece, Skylar Benben; numerous aunts and uncles along with many friends. 

Please join the Benben family to Celebrate the Life of Brandon 7pm Friday December 15, 2017 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Memorials in his memory are suggested to HomeCare & Hospice 29 Liberty Street Suite 6 Batavia, NY. 

Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at http://www.tomaszewskifh.com and for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500. 

THE FAMILY OF BRANDON W. BENBEN IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK.

 

Byron - Charles Arthur Lyman, Jr., age 83, of Byron, passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at The New York State Veteran's Home in Batavia.

Mr. Lyman was born October 15, 1934 in Wellsville, a son of the late Charles Arthur Lyman, Sr. and Genevieve Small Lyman.

A member of Byron Presbyterian Church, Mr. Lyman loved his cats and enjoyed collecting relics, hunting and fishing. A veteran of the United States Navy, Mr. Lyman was a boiler mechanic at Birdseye Foods in Avon for many years.

He is predeceased by his wives, Ardath Lyman and Helen Lyman.

He is survived by his son, Daniel A. (Patricia Marley) Lyman of Dalton; his sister, Melissa (Kurt, Jr.) Vonkleist of Warren, Pennsylvania; his adopted family, Douglas (Laura) Platt of Byron; close family friend, Linda Charles of Byron and several nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his son, Michael Lyman.

There are no prior visiting hours. His memorial service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street. He will be laid to rest in Allen Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Volunteers For Animals, P.O. Box 1621, Batavia, New York 14021 or Byron Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 326, Byron, New York 14422.To  leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Batavia – Mrs. Betty M. Neth, age 91, passed away on Friday, December 8, 2017 at Strong Memorial Hospital, in Rochester following a brief illness.

Mrs. Neth was born June 30, 1926 in Byron, the daughter of the late Ralph and Beulah Harkness Forsyth.

She was a retired assistant librarian in the Batavia Public Schools and Richmond Memorial Library. Mrs. Neth was a member of  Resurrection Parish, The Melzingah Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and a volunteer at Richmond Memorial Library. She was an avid golfer and member of Stafford Country Club for over 45 years. Her favorite hobbies were playing bridge and reading.

Her husband was the late Willis J.  Neth, Jr.  who passed away on September 12, 2015.

She is survived by her son, Willis J. (Kathleen) Neth, III, of New Fairfield, Connecticut; her  daughter, Pamela (Gary) Barrack of Beacon; three grandchildren,  Willis J. Neth IV, Amy Neth and John (Christine) Barrack; one great-grandson,  Edward Willis Barrack; her brother, Jack (Agnes) Forsyth of Scottsville and nieces and nephews.

She is the sister of the late Howard Forsyth and June Cleary. 

There are no prior visiting hours. Her Mass of Christian Burial, celebrated by Father Michael Bausch, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph's Church, 303 East Main Street, Batavia.  Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Batavia.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Department 142, Memphis, Tennessee 38101-9908. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.

merritt_terry_-_photo1.jpgTerry R. Merritt, 62 of Batavia, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday (December 7, 2017) at the Martin Linsin Hospice Residence in Albion following a lengthy illness. 

She was born September 18, 1955 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Raymond and Beatrice Lang Richardson. 

She was a graduate of Pembroke High School. 

Do not stand by my grave and weep;
I am not there. I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the diamond glints on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry;
I am not there.
I did not die.
I am with the Lord.
 

Survivors include her husband, Charles W. Merritt of Batavia. Children, Eric (Michele) Duckworth of Tennessee, Andrew (Kelly) Duckworth of Batavia, Jody (John) LaFarnara of Batavia and Jorge (Lynette) Duckworth of LeRoy. Siblings, Raymond Richardson, George Richardson, Joseph Richardson, Patricia Bartnick, Thomas Richardson, Samuel Richardson, James Richardson and Joanne Richardson. Also survived by 13 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and her beloved dog, Mr. Mouse. 

Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life on Sunday, December 17th from 1-4pm at the Polish Falcons, 123 S. Swan Street, Batavia. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the family to assist with medical expenses incurred during Terry’s illness. Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, NY 14020. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR.

 

 

3371912.jpgVictoria Lynn Maile Castle, 50 of Sacramento, CA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday (December 6, 2017) at her home surrounded by family and under the care of hospice.

She was born April 6, 1967 in Batavia, NY, a daughter of Victor Maile of Batavia and Concetta Courtnier of California.

Victoria enjoyed shopping and traveling, especially internationally throughout the world.

Surviving besides her parents, is her husband, Robert Castle. Children, Nicholas and Ali. Grandson. Brother, Ross Maile. Step-siblings, Nicole, Nicholas Maile, Lori Olverd, Renee Olverd, Eric Olverd and David Olverd. Also survived by many dear friends.

Private services will be conducted in California. Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.netLOCAL ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, NY. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR.

clark_pic.jpgSHARON P. CLARK ~ E. BETHANY

Age 67, beloved wife, mother and grandmother died peacefully Sunday evening December 3, 2017 at her daughters home under the care of Hospice. She was born April 10, 1950 in Batavia, NY to the late Paul and Jane (Jacobus) Roth.

Sharon worked for many years at Suburban Propane, was member of the South Byron Methodist Church and was active in the West Middlebury Baptist Church for many years. She enjoyed music and crocheting. 

Surviving is her husband, Lloyd Clark of E. Bethany; loving daughters, Barb Burdick of Byron and Amy Burdick of Batavia along with her beloved grandson, Mikah Burdick; siblings, Lucille (Emanon) Roth of Buffalo, Linda Sanders of E. Bethany, Sandra (Dennis) Gillett of Bergen, Mark (Laurie) Roth of Amherst; step-sons, John (Jenny) Clark of Linden, NY, James (Dora) Clark and Lloyd (Trinity Sarratt) Clark all of Germany; step-grandchildren, Sonny, Kate, Lloyd III along with several nieces, nephews and friends. 

Sharon's family will be present from 2-4 & 7-9pm on Thursday December 7, 2017 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020, funeral services will be held 2:00pm Friday December 8 at the South Byron United Methodist Church 7636 Byron-Holley Road (Rt 237) South Byron, NY 14557, she will be laid to rest in Morganville Cemetery and memorials in her memory are suggested to Genesee Cancer Assistance, Inc. 127 North Street Batavia or HomeCare & Hospice 29 Liberty Street Suite 6 Batavia, NY. 

Please share your thoughts and memories of Sharon with her family at www.tomaszewskifh.com 

THE FAMILY OF SHARON P. CLARK IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

 

hendershott.jpg Sherryl A. Hendershott-Pillo, 58, of Batavia passed away peacefully on Tuesday December 5, 2017 surrounded by her family at Crossroads House in Batavia. She was born on June 18, 1959 in Batavia to the late Douglas Hendershott and Patricia Monagon of Medina. In addition to her father, Sherryl is predeceased by her sister Kathy Benoit; brother Keith Hendershott; father-in-law Phil Pillo.

Sherryl was a Nursing Supervisor at the Genesee County Nursing Home. She loved camping, fishing, dancing and going to the casino. She enjoyed playing games on the internet, especially Farmville. Sherryl was very passionate about her job, was an avid Buffalo Bills fan and most importantly, she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her loving husband; Thomas Pillo of Batavia; children Jennifer Gangi of Batavia, Daniel Gangi of Batavia, Jessica (Josh Blanco) Maskell of Bethany, Steven Maskell of Elba, Keith Pillo of Batavia, Sarah Pillo of Albany, Mike and Matt Pillo of Batavia; mother-in-law Karen Pillo of Batavia; siblings Sue (Carl) Slate of Pembroke, Doug (Deborah) Hendershott of Oakfield, Kevin (Barb) Hendershott of Alabama and Tommy (Christine) Hendershott of Alabama; 13 grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call on Monday December 11, 2017 from 4:00-7:00PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. A 7:00PM Funeral Service will immediately follow visitation at the Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest in Grandview Cemetery in Batavia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Crossroads House http://crossroadshouse.com/ PO Box 403 Batavia, NY 14021. 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.

 

Marcia Karson, 71, of Batavia passed away on Friday December 1, 2017 at the Batavia Health Care Center.

There will be no prior calling hours and her Services will be held privately.  She will be laid to rest in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Batavia.

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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