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18.jpg Mabel L. Spencer, 88, of Attica passed away peacefully on October 17, 2017at the Pathway Home of the Finger Lakes in Seneca Falls, New York. She was born August 14, 1929 in Orangeville to the late Albert (Edith Herr) Schiller. Mrs. Spencer is preceded in death by her beloved husband Robert E. Spencer; son Thomas R. Spencer; sisters Mary Reisdorf, Ethel Barbour, Frances Barber and Carrie Wawzyniak; infant brother Laverne Schiller.

Mabel went to Bennington Elementary and Attica Junior and Senior High School. She was loved by family and friends and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her children Kathleen (Mark) Hinman of Macedon and James E. (Sue) Spencer of Warsaw; grandchildren Tammy (Brad) Collins, Patricia (Michael) Harvey, Carrie Ann Kilby, Angela (Patrick) Spencer, Kyle D. Kilby (Hollie), Robert J. Spencer (Jessica), Melinda Spencer, Justin Spencer and Sherrie Spencer; 12 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Friends are invited to call on Sunday October 22, 2017 from 1-3 and 5-7 PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main St. Attica, NY 14011. A 1:00pm Funeral Service will be held on Monday October 23, 2017 at the Funeral Home. A Luncheon will begin at 2:30PM at the American Legion 83 Market St. Attica NY 14011. She will be laid to rest at Forest Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers Memorials may be made to Pathway Home of the Finger Lakes 1529 Mound Rd. Seneca Falls, NY 13148. 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.

heisler.jpg William A. "Bill" Heisler, age 80, of Le Roy passed away peacefully October 16, 2017 at the Batavia VA Maple Lodge Community Living Center with his family by his side.  He was born on November 17, 1936 in Albion to the late Arnold and Mildred (Sandle) Heisler. 

Bill was a proud Army Veteran serving 1955-1957 stationed in Germany.  He retired in 1996 from a career in the VA Health Care System and the National Disaster Medical System.

He is survived by his beloved and devoted wife of 59 years Marian C. (LaRussa) Heisler; his treasured sisters Ron and Carole (Heisler) Acker-Beatty of Fort Pierce, FL., James and Mickey (Heisler) Hemmer and Rick and Mary (Heisler) Kramer-Woods both of Escondido, Ca., Dutch and Karen (Heisler) VanWyngaarden of Byron, along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

There will be no prior calling hours.  Funeral Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Notre Dame Foundation 73 Union St. Batavia, NY 14020. 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.

 

flowers.jpg Mary E. “Mary Beth” Diehl, 65, of Attica went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday October 13, 2017. She was born on February 9, 1952 to Doris (Reding) Schiller and the late Norman Schiller. In addition to her father, she is predeceased by her loving husband of 30 years; Larry A. Diehl I; brother John “Jack” Schiller and brother in law George (Marge) Diehl.

She is survived by her son; Larry A. (Jill) Diehl II and her cherished grandson; Joshua A. Diehl; step grandsons Spencer and Nathan Draves; siblings Ellen (Steve) Schmidt of Attica, Jeanne (Earl) Seeley of Angelica, Thomas (Adrienne) Schiller of Alexander; sister in law Darlene (Earl) Plummer of Canandaigua and brother in law Kenneth (Pam) Diehl of LeRoy; along with many beloved nieces and nephews.

Mary Beth and her husband owned and operated Good Diehl’s Tavern in Attica for many years and later she jointly owned and operated Top to Bottom Cleaning Service.  She loved her clients and they loved her. She will be greatly missed by many, including her companion, Fluffy.

There will be no prior calling hours. A Memorial Service will be held at a date to be decided for the convenience of the family.

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.

Mildred I. Marble, 79, of Corfu, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday (October 17, 2017).

She was born on November 5, 1937 in East Pembroke, a daughter of the Erwin and Dorothy Wall Slater.

Millie was a retired Postmaster of East Pembroke where she served for 17 years. She was a member of the Cornerstone Church of East Pembroke where she sang in the choir and served on many committees. She was a Life Member of the East Pembroke Fire Department Auxiliary where she was past President and also held many other offices. Millie was a member of NAPUS and NARFE. She enjoyed traveling with her daughters, crocheting, knitting, sewing and bowling.

Millie was predeceased by her husband of 41 years, Lyle E. Marble, who died in 1997, with whom she and their daughters traveled with while he served in the United States Army. She was the sister of the late Jane Slater, June Slater Culmo and Dean (last Ruth) Slater.

She is survived by two daughters: Michal (Gordon) Petty of Corfu and Candi (Brian) Fite of Fulton; five grandchildren, four great grandchildren, with another expected in January; her brother-in-law Peter Culmo of Florida and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Thursday, October 19th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 East Main Street, Corfu. Funeral services will be held at the Cornerstone Church of East Pembroke, 2583 Main Road in East Pembroke at 11a.m on Friday, October 20th. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, East Pembroke. Memorials may be made to the church or to the donors choice.

West Seneca - Linda L. Cianfrini, 67, of West Seneca, formerly of Basom and Las Vegas, passed away on October 17, 2017 at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.

Mrs. Cianfrini was born February 10, 1950 in Buffalo, a daughter of the late Frank and Thelma Edwards.

Linda was a bus driver for the Las Vegas School System and was a longtime bus driver for the Oakfield-Alabama School District. She enjoyed crafting, making jewelry and antiques.

She will also be dearly missed by her beloved feline, Skiddy.

Her husband, Ronald J.  Cianfrini, passed away on November 25, 2014.

She is survived by her children, Leah (David) Marco, Eric Mages and James Mages, Jr., all of Buffalo; step-children, Mark (Laurie) Cianfrini of Akron, Danielle (Richard) Howard of Indiana and Nicholas Cianfrini of North Carolina; twelve grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; her brothers, Curt (Joan) Edwards of Lockport and Bill (late Bunny) Rinus of Colden; her step-sister, Shelly (late Jim) Oatman of Springville; her step-mother, Mary Lou Edwards of Springville; brothers-in-law, Raymond (Karen) Cianfrini of Oakfield and  Dennis (Karen) Cianfrini of Fort Myers, Florida; her sister-in-law, Dianne (late Rick) Hewett of Lancaster; her beloved feline, Skiddy and several nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her sister, Sandy Fridman.

Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. the at the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, where Linda’s funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 101 John James Audobon Parkway, Amherst, New York 14228. She will be laid to rest in St. Cecilia’s Cemetery. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle in Linda’s memory, please visit www.burdettandsanford.com.

bass.jpgNATHAN E. KITTRELL ~ East Pembroke

Age 62, died Sunday evening October 15, 2017 at home under the care of Hospice and his loving family. He was born October 28, 1954 in Roanoke Rapids, NC a son of the late Kenneth H. Kittrell and the late Mary F. Saunders. He was preceded in death by siblings, Ricky Dale Kittrell, Michael Kittrell, Linda Varvel and Debbie Jeffries. 

Nate was a union iron worker for many years in North Carolina before moving up to New York a few years back. He was a true outdoorsman who especially enjoyed hunting and fishing, an avid sports fan, especially the North Carolina Tar Heels and NASCAR, his favorite driver, Tony Stewart. Nate had a love for holidays, Christmas being his favorite and will be remembered for his "gift of gab", he loved to talk if someone would listen.           

Surviving are his sons, Paul A. of NC, Levi W. of PA; siblings, Elaine (Don) Newton of East Pembroke, Donnie (Al) Rogers of FL, Kay Carmichael of NC; step-mother, Lucille Brown of NC; grandchildren, Willow Elaine and Chloe Kittrell; dear friends, Ray Chatt, Jimmy Perry & Mary Ann Chatley along with numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces-nephews, cousins and friends. 

Nate's family will be present from 4-8pm on Friday October 20, 2017 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATON CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where funeral services will be held 10:30am Saturday October 21. He will be laid to rest in Hillside Cemetery, East Pembroke and memorials in his memory are suggested to High Point Community Church 1163 Main Road Corfu, New York 14036. 

Please share your thoughts and memories of Nate with his family at www.tomaszewskifh.com 

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

 

 

ew.png Betty I. Farley, 95 of Perry, passed away peacefully on October 15, 2017 at Conesus Lake Nursing Home in Livonia. She was born on July 16, 1922 to the late Leslie (Doris Watrous) Wright. She is preceded in death by her husband Frederick Farley and sister Mary Kohring.

Betty was married to Frederick for 53 years. Together they established a home and raised their family on Willovue Farm in Perry. Not only did Betty take care of the many homemaker duties required of a housewife, she also worked by Fred’s side harvesting crops and growing their dairy herd.

Betty will be remembered for her years of service hosting church dinners and fund raisers at Perry Center Congregational Church, serving as an election inspector for over 50 years, and according to her grandchildren baking the best chocolate chip cookies ever made. Betty also made the dinner rolls served at the Fireman’s Chicken BBQ dinners which may have been the star of the meal, and not the chicken.

She is survived by sons Thomas Farley of Perry, Gerald (Claribel) Farley of Apopka, FL and daughter Jeannette (Len) Reiland of Eden Prairie, MN; 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; sister Lois Sliker of Leicester, brothers James (Shirley) Wright of Perry, Lawrence (Linda) Wright of Albuquerque, NM, very special nursing assistant Shelley Sparks, along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street, Perry, New York 14530. A 1:00 PM Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at First Congregational Church, 7205 Perry Center Rd., Perry, NY 14530. She will be laid to rest in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Perry Center.

Memorials may be made to the church. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

wylie.jpg William T. “Tom” Wylie, 81, of Perry passed away peacefully on Thursday October 12, 2017 at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw. He was born on June 23, 1936 in Port Alleghany, PA to the late Michael and Josephine (McDonald) Wylie. In addition to his parents, Tom is also predeceased by his first wife; Elma (Popp) Wylie.

Tom was married to Elma Popp in 1955 until her death in 1994.  They had three children, Debra, Linda-deceased and Jeffrey-deceased. Tom serviced in the Army and was posted in Fontainebleau, France for duration of his tour from 1955-1958.  Immediately after discharge he worked for 40 plus years for Rochester Telephone Company.  He was very proud of being a US Serviceman and a Rochester Tele worker.  He married again in October of 2000 to Sandy Chamberlain.  Tom wintered in Winter Haven, FL for the past 23 years, which he enjoyed very much. 

He is survived by his loving wife; Sandra Wylie of Perry; daughter Debra (Douglas) Kelly of TX.; grandchildren Bradley Kelly, Andy and Adam Gell.

There will be no prior calling hours. A 12:00 noon Memorial Service will be held on Friday October 20, 2017 at the Perry VFW Post 5009 located at 20 Washington Blvd. Perry, NY 14530 with full Military Honors. Tom will be laid to rest in Bath National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Veterans Outreach Center 447 South Ave. Rochester, NY 14620. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York

LeRoy ~ James F. Driscoll, age 80, of Gilbert Street, passed away at home early Friday morning (October 13, 2017) in the loving presence of his family.

     He was born July 6, 1937 in Leicester, N.Y., a son of the late John and Mary Daly Driscoll.

     Jim was a very loving husband, father and grandfather, who was devoted to his family and his faith.  Known as the "LeRoy Handyman", Jim enjoyed helping his LeRoyans with his painting and other jobs.  He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, a volunteer fireman for many years and a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus, Oatka Fish & Game Club, the Chemical Hose Company and the American Legion. Jim was also a retiree of Lapp Insulator where he provided 40+ years of service.

     He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Catherine McGuire Driscoll; his children, James (Judy) Driscoll of CO, John (Kerry) Driscoll of LeRoy and Patricia Kellogg of LeRoy;  grandchildren, Gregory Jr., Nicholas, Daniel, Christopher, Alanna, Danielle and Ryan; great-grandson, Parker James; brother, John P. "Jack" Driscoll of Geneseo; a special, loving niece, Kelly (Rick Jr.) Cooper of LeRoy and their children, Katelyn, Thomas and Scott, along with many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

     In addition to his parents, Jim was predeceased by a brother and three sisters and his loving pet, Sadie.

     Family and friends may call on Tuesday from 4 ~ 9 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc, 8700 Lake Road (Rt 19), LeRoy.  His Rite of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Peter's Church, 44 Lake St., LeRoy, with interment to follow in St. Francis Cemetery.

     Memorials are suggested to HomeCare & Hospice, 29 Liberty Street, Batavia, NY 14020.

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

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

ficarella.jpgSamuel J. Ficarella, 90 of Batavia, passed away peacefully at New York State Veterans Home @ Batavia surrounded by his family on Thursday October 12, 2017. He was born December 17, 1926 in Oakfield to the late Anthony (Florence Puccio) Ficarella. Mr. Ficarella is preceded in death by his beloved wife Nancy R. (Columbo) Ficarella.

Mr. Ficarella was a United States Army Veteran. He was retired from Trojan Industries in Batavia. Mr. Ficarella was a longtime member of Resurrection Parish, lifetime member of VFW and St. Nicholas Social Club in Batavia. He was a lifetime fan of the New York Yankees, Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres; an avid outdoorsman that loved to hunt and fish. Mr. Ficarella enjoyed spending time in his garden and making wine. His family was his greatest joy and they will all remember the love he had for them.

He is survived by his children William (Erin), James (Kimberley) Ficarella of Batavia; Cherie (Raymond) Myers of GA; sister Pauline Hamilton of Batavia; 4 grandchildren, Amanda (Thomas) Coggiola, Michael (Natalie) Ficarella, Samantha (Zachary) Alwardt, Nicole (Shawn) Easton; 7 great-grandchildren, Ben, Lily, Vinny, Bryson, Jacob, Anthony and Brooklyn, along with many nieces and nephews.  

Friends are invited to call on Sunday October 15, 2017 from 3-6 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. Prayers will be recited 9:00 AM on Monday October 16, 2017 at the Funeral Home followed by a 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Parish 18 Ellicott St. Batavia, New York 14020. He will be laid to rest in Grand View Cemetery, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to New York State Veterans Home @ Batavia, Activities Fund, 220 Richmond Ave. Batavia, NY 14020. 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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