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mccarthy.jpg  John D. “Jack” McCarthy, 86, of Alexander passed away peacefully on Friday April 21, 2017 at the United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia. He was born in Dansville on January 29, 1931 to the late John M. and Ethel (Blausius) McCarthy. In addition to his parents, Jack is predeceased by his brother William Schaff and grandson David McCarthy.

Jack was a United States Army Veteran. He was employed with the New York State Department of corrections working at The Attica Correctional Facility for many years and then at Albion from where he retired. After retirement he moved with his wife to Orlando and worked with the Orange County Sheriff's Department for 10 more years. Jack loved to fish and hunt and spent many happy hours in those pursuits. More than these though he loved his family. He married the love of his life in September 1955 and they spent 62 years together. He was so proud of his children and grandchildren. Jack was a great storyteller and enjoyed when the family would gather together and he kept them laughing with his stories. In his later years he loved to hold his great-grandchildren and there were many people, both family and friends who called him “Grandpa Jack”.  Jack was a lifetime member of the Alexander Fire Department, a member of the VFW Joseph Collins post 6239 and the American Legion in Attica.

He is survived by his loving wife; Mary Ellen McCarthy; children Michael (Mary) McCarthy of Batavia, Marlene (Stefan) Worthington of Alexander, Lorrie (Jim) Gammack of Darien Center, Noreen (Mike) Gaiser of E. Bethany and Amy (Mike) Shaw of Alexander; 27 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.  

Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday April 25, 2017 from 4:00-8:00PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011. A 10:00AM Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday the 26th at the Alexander United Methodist Church 10540 Main St. Alexander, NY 14005. Jack will be laid to rest in Ossian Center Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the NYS Veterans Home @ Batavia Activities Fund 220 Richmond Ave. Batavia, NY 14020 or the Alexander Fire Dept. ambulance fund P.O. Box 336 Alexander NY 14005 or the Alexander United Methodist Church at the address listed above. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to sign a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

meyers_douglas_-_photo.jpgDouglas A. Meyers, 63, of Batavia, passed away unexpectedly on Friday (April 21, 2017) at his residence.

He was born January 1, 1954 in Batavia, NY, son of the late Donald and Irene Duckworth Meyers.

Mr. Meyers was formerly employed with Comstock Foods in Bergen. He enjoyed gardening, hunting and researching various items on his computer. Most of all he enjoyed his family, where they were always his first priority in life. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

He was predeceased by his wife, Arlene Meyers, who passed away November 30, 2009.

Survivors include his fiancée, Pat Heaman of Batavia. Son, Michael (Ashley) Meyers of LeRoy. Daughter, Deanna Meyers of Geneva. Grandchildren, Shawn and Leah Meyers. Brother, Donnie (Sally) Meyers of Batavia. Step-mother, Norma Meyers of Batavia. Also survived by nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior visitation and services will be private at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Olmsted Center for Sight, 1170 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14209. 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.

 

sheridan.jpgDOROTHY R. SHERIDAN ~

Age 87, formally of Batavia, was reunited with her beloved Eddie Friday morning April 21, 2017 at Brothers of Mercy Nursing & Rehab Center. She was born March 5, 1930 in Schenectady, NY a daughter of the late Alphonse and Katherine (Murphy) Boisvert also preceded in death by her husband, Edward in 2011; and sisters, Helen & June. 

Mrs. Sheridan was a longtime member of Resurrection Parish (St. Mary's), was an LPN who served as a nurse aide with Batavia City Schools. She was a loving, wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed antiquing and travelling. 

Surviving are her loving children, Edward (Cathy) Sheridan of Shelton, WA, Dan Sheridan of Aspen, CO, Nancy (Steve) Siegel of Buffalo and Patricia Vargo of Oakfield; sister, Patricia (Nat) Mills of NC; 11 grandchildren Matt (Kristen), Benjamin (Jessica), Scott, Christopher (Michelle), Julie (Graham), James, Scott, Bridget, Brian, Jack & Katie; 4 great-grandchildren, Ian, Stella, Siena Rose & Mia along with many nieces and nephews. 

The family will be present from 4 - 5:30 pm on Wednesday April 26 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where her Funeral Rite will be celebrated at 5:30pm by Rev. Ronald Sajdak. She will be laid to rest in Grand View Cemetery and memorials are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice. 

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

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

austin.jpg Martha M. Austin, 69, of Batavia passed away on Wednesday April 19, 2017 at the United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia. She was born on October 4, 1947 in Geneva, NY to the late Alfred and Agnes (Nielson) Jepsen. In addition to her parents, Martha is predeceased by her daughter Liza Espinoza.

Martha loved her animals, going to the casino and getting ice cream. She was the world’s biggest Elvis fan. She will forever be remembered for loving her family and everyone around her.

Martha is survived by her son; Albert (Charlotte) Jepsen of Batavia; Son in law Luis Espinoza; 6 grandchildren Aaron, Sabrina, Crystal, Jonathan, Cheyenne and Austin; 2 great grandchildren Aiden and Jenna along with many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday April 25, 2017 from 4:00 – 6:00PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. She will be laid to rest in Ridgeway Cemetery in Medina.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the United Memorial Medical Center ICU 127 North St 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.

bskill.jpgBILLIE F. SKILL

Age 69, of Batavia, died peacefully Monday February 20, 2017 at Hospice of Orleans. She was born February 13, 1948 in Batavia, NY a daughter of Shelagh (Kennedy) Hoffman of Batavia and the late William "Coke" Hoffman also preceded in death by her husband, Philip Skill on April 19, 2016.

Billie was a graduate of Batavia High School, received her RN degree from GCC and worked for many years in the Batavia area, and a member of Resurrection Parish. She enjoyed gardening, travelling, especially trips to Las Vegas and area casinos. Billie had an affection for her four legged friend, "Scoots" the cat and often could be seen sitting on her front porch, which she loved to do during the summer months.

Surviving along with her mother are her beloved daughters, Jill of Charlotte, NC and Kelly of Brooklyn, NY; brothers, Paul Hoffmann of Batavia, Rob (late Robin) Hoffman of FL and John (Gloria) Hoffman of CA; sisters-in-law, Joan Skill of Williamsville and Dolores Russo of Pittsford along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Please join the family for a graveside service 11:00 a.m. Monday April 24 at Grand View Cemetery. Memorials in her memory are suggested to Hospice of Orleans, Inc. 14080 Route 31 West PO Box 489 Albion, NY 14411 or My Sister's Closet 301 North St. Rm 3/4 Batavia, NY 14020.

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

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

LARRY R. THRONEBURG ~ Batavia

Age 66, died peacefully Sunday April 16, 2017 at Buffalo General Hospital. He was born September 19, 1950 in Norfolk, VA to the late John F. and Mary (Edwards) Throneburg, Jr. also preceded in death by siblings, John F. Throneburg, III and Deborah L. Kadon. 

Larry grew up in Virginia, led a very simple life and worked many years for the Kroger Grocery chain. He enjoyed fishing, Little League Baseball games, the outdoors and tending to flower gardens. 

Surviving is his loving wife, Patty Jo (Hart) Throneburg of Batavia; daughter, Danyel H. (R.C. Sifford) Warren; son, Stephen R. Throneburg; sisters, Grace (James) Updyke, Marcia (Hank) Hodgkins and Mary Beth Blackman; brother, Arthur Throneburg; step-sisters, Kay Fraizer and Terri Werts; grandchildren, Christopher Warren, Shelby Sifford & Layla Throneburg along with and aunt and numerous cousins. 

Services will be held at the convenience of the family and memorials can be made to a charity of the donor's choice. 

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

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

 

Batavia - Lorraine E. Pillo, 52, of Batavia, passed away on Thursday (April 20, 2017) at United Memorial Medical Center.

Lorraine was born January 18, 1965 in Batavia, a daughter of Zada (Wilkie) Phillips of Batavia and the late Loren Phillips.

Lorraine loved life, the sunshine, going to yard sales and spending time with her mother and her dog, Nikki. 

Surviving along with her mother are her son, Robert Alcott of Covington; one daughter, Alisha Pillo of Batavia; one sister, Lynn (Dominic) Canpana of Arizona and a close family friend, Chris Goodie of Churchville.

Lorraine is a sister of the late David Phillips.  

There are no prior calling hours and private services will be held at Grandview Cemetery in Batavia.

Memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance, Inc., c/o UMMC, 127 North Street, Batavia, NY 14020 or online at http://geneseecancerassistance.com/donate/.  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.

 

 

 

18.jpg Norma J. Morris, 81, of Varysburg passed away on Friday April 7, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo. She was born on October 12, 1935 in Orchard Park to the late Norman and Grace (Devel) Sieg. In addition to her parents, Norma is predeceased by her husband Walter Morris.

She is survived by her brother; Doug (Katherine) Sieg; niece Shelly (Ron) Pasquarelli; nephew Aaron (Shelby Fonda) Sieg; great nieces Leah and Sarah Pasquarelli, Grace Fonda; great nephews Lucas Pasquarelli and Garrett Sieg.

Norma was a lifetime member of the Varysburg Valley Gospel Church, 2442 Main St. Rt. 20 Varysburg, NY 14167 where her Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday April 25, 2017 at 6:30PM. There were no prior calling hours and interment was private at Varysburg Cemetery.

For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to sign a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

flowers.jpg Mary Jane Reding, 94, of Attica passed away on Wednesday April 19, 2017 at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw. She was born in Buffalo on October 12, 1922 to the late John and Clara (Maurer) Roetzer.

She is survived by her loving husband of over 73 years Edmund Reding of Attica; children Thomas (Rita) Reding of South Byron, Barbara (James) Manning of Halfmoon, NY., Betty (Tim Putnam) Reding of Rochester, Sue Reding of Arcade, Michael (Connie) Reding of Lakeville, OH., and John (Tammy) Reding of Attica; 9 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday April 23, 2017 from 2:00-5:00PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011. An 11:00AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday the 24th at St. Joachim & Anne Parish 50 East Ave. in Attica. She will be laid to rest in St. Vincent’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Stevens Memorial Library 146 Main St. in Attica. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to sign a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.


Walter H. Williams, 80, formally of Oakfield, NY passed away peacefully on Friday, Aprl 7, 2017 at the Oak Orchard Manor in Medina.

Surviving are 3 sons; Scott, Tim and Brian. He leaves behind several brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews.

Walter served his country in both the Marine Corp and the Air Force. His body was donated to UB Medical Science Department. No services or calling hours.

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