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carney.jpg  Ernest R. Carney, 66, of Rochester, formerly of Attica passed away on April 23, 2018 at Strong Memorial Hospital. He was born on January 20, 1952 in Warsaw to the late Raymond Carney and Lenabelle “Babe” (Bailey) Stangrover of Cowlesville.

In addition to his mother, Ernie is survived by his sons; John Carney of West Seneca, NY,  Robert (Jennifer) Carney of Piffard NY,  Shawn (Gina) Carney of Ann Arbor, MI., Patrick (Lissa) Carney of Hollywood, FL., his mother Babe (Brad) Stangrover of Cowlesville, NY.; his brothers Richard (Doreen) Carney of Bennington, NY. , Donald Carney of Saylorsburg, PA, Garry (Lori) Carney of Pen Argyle PA., Greg (Renee) Carney of Lake Milton, OH.; his 13 Grandchildren Kaitlin, Ashley, Madison, Annabelle, Emily, Abigail,  Ryan, Clayton, Jack, Shannon, Rose, Tara and Bailey.

Ernie worked at the University of Rochester and Strong Memorial Hospital for many years. Previously he had been a milk hauler at Carney and Fugle Milk Hauling. He also volunteered at UR after his retirement advising and counseling heart failure patients. Ernie's favorite thing to do was watch his grandchildren's activities. 

Friends and family are invited to call on Sunday April 29, 2018 from 1:00-4:00PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011. A 4:00PM Celebration of Life will immediately follow visitation at the Funeral Home. Ernie will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery on Monday April 30th at 10:00AM.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Golisano Children’s Hospital PEDS Cardiology Unit 300 East River Rd. PO Box 278996 Rochester, NY 14627.  For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

angel.jpgAnn M. Marcello, 86 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 23, 2018 at United Memorial Medical Center. She was born February 25, 1932 to the late Vincent (Ella Pietre) Sheridan. She is predeceased by her husband Anthony Marcello, sister Margaret Esten, step-mother Rose Sheridan.  

Ann was a member of Resurrection Parish. She enjoyed the coffee club at Tim Horton’s everyday with her friends. The greatest joy of her life was her family.

She is survived by her beloved daughter Darlene (Robert) Penepent of Stafford; grandchildren Stephen Penepent and Kelly (Joshua) Hanel; brother James Sheridan of LeRoy and sister-in-law Elizabeth Rose of Batavia, along with many nieces and nephews.  

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 4 to 8 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020. A 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at Resurrection Parish, 303 East Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020. She will be laid to rest in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Batavia.    

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family to be distributed to various charities. For more information please call 585-343-8260 or to leave 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.   

webster.jpgDALE R. WEBSTER ~ Elba

Age 65, of Elba, NY, died unexpectedly Friday April 20, 2018 at United Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Batavia, April 23, 1952, a son of the late Russell and Bertha (Klawer) Webster also preceded in death by his brother, David and best friend, John Lankes.

Mr. Webster had farming in his blood from the day he was born that led to Dale Lee Farms, owned and operated from 1972-1996 by Dale and his late brother. After retirement he worked 20 years for Morbark, LLC and then most recently in sales for Empire Tractor, tended to his meticulously planted garden, had a love for animals and was an avid Raiders fan. Dale was a people person who enjoyed a good laugh, always available to lend some good advice and most of all being an "Awesome Grandpa."   

Dale is survived by his children, Joe (Wendy) Webster of Elba, Dave (Katie) Webster of Byron and Julie (Thomas Klycek) Webster of Byron; his loving grandchildren, David II, Melody, Teresa & Hunter along with many cousins and friends. 

The Webster family will be present to Celebrate Dale's Life from 3-7pm Friday April 27, 2018 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020. Memorials in his memory are suggested to the Elba Volunteer Fire Department or the Genesee County Animal Shelter. 

Please share your words of comfort with Dale's family at www.tomaszewskifh.com or for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500. 

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

 

bonadonna.jpgJean Theresa Bonadonna, 88,of Rochester, earned her wings on Saturday April 21, 2018 surrounded by the endless love of her family. She was born on June 21, 1929 in Perry, to the late Roman and Julia Rajnisz. She is predeceased by two brothers and a sister.

Jean grew up in Perry and spent the first 63 years of her life there. She graduated from Perry High School in 1947 and married the love of her life, the late Anthony Bonadonna, in 1950. Together they raised three devoted children. Jean was active in her community and in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. The greatest joy of her life was her family.

Jean had many interests and talents, among them, cooking, entertaining, reading, gardening, knitting, refinishing antiques, crossword puzzles, game shows, traveling, and keeping up with her many friends. She enjoyed the 11 years she spent as a hostess at Cracker Barrel.

She is survived by her children, Rick, Julie and Marc Bonadonna; five grandchildren, Lindsay, Abbey, McKenzie, Christopher and Marissa; five great-grandchildren, Isaac, Grace, Caleb, Addison and Layla, along with several nieces and nephews.

A Mass and Celebration of her life will be held at a later date.   

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Martin De Porres, 99 Main Street, Scottsville, NY 14546. For more information please call 585-237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street, Perry, New York 14530. 

Batavia - Lois J. Spink, 87, of Batavia, passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018 at the Batavia Health Care Center.

Lois was born August 25, 1930 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Oliver and Pearl Scribner.

A member of Northgate Free Methodist Church, Lois enjoyed singing and was a nurse's aide at the former Genesee Memorial Hospital in Batavia.

Lois is survived by her husband, Richard Spink of Batavia; one son, Richard (Deborah) Spink of Chandler, AZ; two daughters, Betty (late Gerald) Hackett of Batavia and Bonnie (Bob) Baciulis of Hamlin; eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Lois is a sister of the late Oliver Scribner, Harold Scribner and Edna Cross.  

There are no prior calling hours.  Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.  Lois will be laid to rest in Elmwood Cemetery, Batavia.  

Memorials may be made to Northgate Free Methodist Church, 8160 Bank Street Road, Batavia, NY 14020.

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

 

 

 

evelyn.jpg  Evelyn M. Barraclough, 56, of Attica passed away in the early morning of April 20, 2018 and became an Angel with her loving husband by her side at Millard Fillmore Hospital in Buffalo. She was born on July 4, 1961 in Batavia to her mother; Letha (Davis) Kreutter of Alexander and her late father Henry Kreutter and was raised on the family farm in Alexander.   In addition to her father, Evelyn is predeceased by her sister; Nancy Pierce; mother-in-law Beverly Barraclough

She met her husband, Howie, at Super Duper in Attica at 17 years old and he was the love of her life for the next 39 years.  Howie and Evelyn had many adventures together including raising 2 daughters, becoming grandparents, 10 years of tractor pulling and riding their motorcycles as much as they could. Evelyn was involved with the Attica Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, Former Village of Attica Trustee, member of the Red Nights Motorcycle Club, and a life member of the [email protected] and former Color Guard member and supporter of the Alexander Fireman’s Band. Her smile was larger than life and brightened every room she entered.  She was taken too soon, and she will be deeply missed by so many. 

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her loving husband; Howard Barraclough Jr. of Attica; daughters Laura (Nicholas) Hanobik of Attica, LeeAnn (Jesse) McEwen of Batavia; siblings Barb (Fred) Desjardins of Alden, Margie (Keith) Filer of McDonough, NY., Howard (Catherine) Kreutter of Alexander, Sara (Robert) Weaver of Oakfield, Joseph (Tammy) Kreutter of Bethany; mother and father in law; Howard (Diane Storch) Barraclough Sr. of Attica; brother-in-law Lee Pierce of PA; sisters-in-law Laurie Bellucci of Attica and Lisa (James) Neory of Attica; grandchildren Mason and Abram McEwen along with aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday April 26, 2018 from 1:00-3:00PM & 4:00-7:00PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011. A 10:00AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday April 27th at Sts. Joachim & Anne Parish 50 East Ave. in Attica. Evelyn will be laid to rest in St. Vincent’s Cemetery in Attica.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Attica Fire Department 11 Water St. in Attica. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

Died, Thursday, April 19, 2018.  His parents Arthur Karl Beisheim and Ruth Emilie Boedeker Beisheim predeceased him and he is survived by his sisters, Aurilia Ruth Beisheim (Brombacher) and Bernice Dorothea Beisheim (Yunker), and their families. Calvin has many nieces and nephews and even more great nieces and nephews.  Born December 30, 1927 in Bluffton, Ohio, Cal lived with his parents until his father’s death (1963), continued with a step mother, then lived with his sister Bernice. Cal became a client of ARC, and in the winter of 1993 he moved to the Genesee County Nursing Home (Premier Genesee) and has resided there making it his home. Cal had a warm, quiet demeanor that won him friendship with everyone he met. He will be missed and lovingly remembered by his family and friends. A memorial service will be held at the Premier Genesee Nursing Home at 10:30 am on April 28th. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee County ARC, 64 Walnut St., Batavia NY 14020.  Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.  Arrangements were completed by the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia, (585) 343-8868.

 

 

 

bialkowski_eleanore_-_photo1.jpgEleanore Ann Bialkowski, 100 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Saturday (April 21, 2018) at the Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation.

She was born October 1, 1917 in Buffalo, NY, a daughter of the late Jacob and Caroline Bugansky Adamczyk.

Eleanore was a part time clerk for the former Surprise Store in Batavia for over 25 years. She was a parishioner of Ascension Parish and the Altar and Rosary Society. Eleanore enjoyed cooking, crocheting, knitting and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

She was the wife of the late Alexander Bialkowski and sister of the late Henry Adamczyk,  Stanley Adamczyk, Helen Luplow, Jennie Wiktorski and four siblings from Poland, Frank, John, Stefa, and Sofia.

Survivors include her son, F. Robert (Madeline) Bialkowski of Batavia and daughter, Sandra O’Geen of E. Bethany.  Also surviving are 4 grandchildren, Robert Paul Bialkowski of Ohio, Shelley O’Geen (James) Rzepka of Depew, Kristie O’Geen (Steve) Campbell of Batavia and Douglas (Erika Wilkins) O’Geen of Rochester; 8 great-grandchildren, Brandon, Garrett and Cayden Rzepka, Kaylina, Kenley, Kasiana and Chase Campbell, Ellianna O’Geen and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Wednesday (April 25th) from 5-8pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia.  Her Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, 10:00am at Ascension Parish (S. Swan St.). Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.

The Ascension Parish Rosary Society will recite the rosary on Wednesday, 4:30pm at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in the form of Mass Offerings. Expressions of sympathy can 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.

 

mcds.jpgKATHLEEN M. EVES ~ Batavia 

Age 77, of Batavia, NY died peacefully Thursday morning April 19, 2018 at Strong Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hamburg, NY a daughter of the late Howard and Isabelle (Klass) McFadden also preceded in death by her beloved husband, Edward "Ted" Eves in 2000 and former son-in-law, Michael McDonald. 

Kathy's strong faith kept her as a long time member of Resurrection Parish and most notably remembered as the sweet lady with the infectious smile behind the counter at the Batavia McDonald's for some 40 years. Her daughter and grandsons were her life, she was seen at all of the boys sporting events and if not she was calling them "10 times" a day on their cell phones. 

Surviving is her beloved daughter, Kelly McDonald of Batavia, her cherished grandsons, Cameron (Vickie Chatley) and Aaron both of Batavia; borther, John (Gloria) McFadden of Orchard Park, NY; sister, Mary (James) Sondel of Williamsville, NY; her Canadian family, her McDonalds family along with many nieces and nephews. 

The family will be present from 9:30 - 11am Wednesday April 25, 2018 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020, where her Celebration of Life will immediately follow. Memorials in her memory are suggested to Notre Dame High School 73 Union Street Batavia, New York 14020. 

Please share your words of comfort with Kathy's family at www.tomaszewskifh.com or for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500. 

THE FAMILY OF KATHLEEN M. EVES IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4210 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020

 

Batavia ~ Jeffrey D. Freeman, age 37, of S. Spruce Street, passed away on Thursday afternoon (April 12, 2018) at Rochester General Hospital.

     He was born July 12, 1980 in Warsaw, N.Y., a son of Gerald K. Freeman and Dawn M. Perkins.

     Jeff was a hard working and well known businessman, who owned and operated Freeman Home Care, along with his father, which specialized in rental properties.  They also own and operate another manufacturing company, which fabricates roll off containers for Eddie Arnold Sr. & Jr. scrap yards.

     He is survived by his son, Jaden Freeman; his father, Gerald Freeman (Vicky Berry); his mother, Dawn Freeman; his siblings, Jason Freeman and Cheryl Freeman; uncles, Gary (Carol), Stewart (Gail) and Kenny; aunts, Debbie, Diane and Dorothy; maternal grandmother, Barb Perkins (Charlie), a special cousin, Randy Freeman, along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

     At Jeff's request, services will be private at the convenience of his family.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Shriners Hospitals for Children, Attn: Office of Development, 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607.

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

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

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