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LeRoy ~ Sandra Anne Uberty, age 75, of Linwood Road, entered eternal rest on Friday morning, February 23, 2018.

     She was born May 29, 1942, a daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret Warren Ezard of Caledonia, N.Y.

     She enjoyed baking, reading and being outside, tending to her flowers and gardens.  She drove bus for children with special needs for many years until she became a full time homemaker.

     Sandra was a very kind and thoughtful person, who was very strong in her faith.  She was the heart and soul of her family, whom she loved deeply, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

     She will be sadly missed by her loving husband and best friend of 55 years, Robert J. Uberty; her children, Robert Uberty, Joseph (Dixie) Uberty, Michael Uberty, Barbara (Nicholas) Penepent and Karen (Kevin) Gannon; her brothers, Donald (Leslie) Ezard and Jay (Elaine) Ezard; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, along with many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

     Family and friends are invited to her Rite of Christian Burial on Wednesday at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Peter's Church, 44 Lake Street, LeRoy.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials may  be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

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

     Mrs. Uberty and her family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc. in LeRoy.  585-768-2400

Pavilion ~ Clayton A. Thompson, age 77, of Starr Road, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday (February 21, 2018) at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia.

     He was born April 18, 1940 in Pavilion, a son of the late Clayton and Helen Kelso Thompson.

     Clayton will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather, who was devoted to his family, especially his wife, Colleen, who he provided care to for over 20 years prior to her passing in 2015.  He was a proud Marine veteran, a member of the American Legion in LeRoy for over 44 years and a member of the Pavilion Fire Dept. for many years.  He enjoyed bowling, fishing and gardening. He canned and made great salsa.

     He is survived by his children, JoAnn Thompson of Wyoming, Steve "Tiny" (Michelle) Thompson of Pavilion, Ron (Shelley) Thompson of Bethany and Mickey (Al) Lynk of Wyoming; grandchildren, Randi, Mitchell, Eric, Crystal (Anthony), Sara, Connor and Kristen; siblings, Marlene Wood of Prattsburg, James (Smiley) Thompson of Pavilion, Loretta Draper of Holley, Gary (Marge) Thompson of FL and Bill (Linda) Thompson of Pavilion, along with many nieces and nephews.  In addtion to his parents and wife, Colleen Connolly Thompson, he was predeceased by his brother, Robert Thompson.

     Family and friends may call on Tuesday from 3 ~ 7 P.M. at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt. 19), LeRoy, where his Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7:00 P.M., followed by military honors.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to either the Pavilion Fire Dept. or the American Legion in LeRoy.

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

Batavia - Jean Ann Russell, 55, of Batavia, former employee of Angelica Textile Services, Inc., in Batavia, died Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at her home, in Batavia.

Mrs. Russell was born May 11, 1962 and was a graduate of Pembroke High School.

Survivors include a son, Philip R. (McKayla Majewski) Perry of Batavia; a daughter, Tara (Scott Shuler) Perry of Batavia, her foster parents, Philip & Grace Compton of Orangeville; 3 grandchildren, Anthony Shuler, Trenton Shuler and Andrea Shuler.  

Friends may call on Monday from 6 - 7:30 pm at H.E. Turner & Co, Inc., 403 East Main St., Batavia.  Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Family. Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

olin.png  James E. Olin, 51, of Perry passed away peacefully on Tuesday February 20, 2018 at his home. He was born in Warsaw on January 29, 1967 to Jon (Linda Armour) Olin of Perry.

James worked for Steve Mel Construction for many years and was currently a self-employed contractor. He was a past member of Local 435 out of Rochester. Jimmy enjoyed working on Farm All Tractors, camping, bowling, hunting and spending time at the Sugar Shack. Above all else, he loved spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by his siblings; Kim (Duane “Skeeter”) Mann, David (Kristi) Olin both of Perry, Jeffrey (Tammy) Wright of Warsaw; special family member Kalie JO; very close friends Jimmy Wojtas, Doug “Douger” Jones and Al Yencer; 7 nieces and nephews, 11 great nieces and nephews along with many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Friends are invited to call on Saturday February 24, 2018 from 4:00-8:00PM at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday February 25th at 2:00PM. He will be laid to rest in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Perry Center.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. 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.

d._moore_sr.jpgDAVID L. MOORE, SR. ~ Batavia

Age 66, of Batavia, died Monday February 19, 2018 at United Memorial Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born December 25, 1951 in Indiana, PA a son of the late William C. and Imogene (Muckle) Moore also preceded in death by a brother, Richard Moore. 

Mr. Moore worked for many years at General Motors/Delphi until his retirement. He was an avid NY Yankees, Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres fan and an animal lover, especially his dogs. Dave's greatest joy was family, his wife, children and his cherished grandchildren and their sporting events, Grandpa Dave never missed a game! 

Surviving is his beloved wife of 47 years, Connie (Munt) Moore of Batavia; loving children, Stefanie (Ian) Lawlis of Batavia and their children, Gavin & Gabrielle; Jamie (Jeff) vonKramer of Pembroke and their children, Brenden, Zachary, Logan, Dakota & Cooper; Keith (Jennifer) Moore of Stafford and their children, Parker, Maylee & Mikayla; David (Karrie) Moore of Batavia and their son, Andrew; siblings, William (the late Carol) Moore of FL, Bud (Garnett) Moore of SC, Debbie (late Roger) Whiting of AL, Dorothy (Larry) Stockwell and Peg (Dave) Kams both of Medina along with many nieces and nephews. 

The Moore family will be present from 2-5pm on Sunday February 25, 2018 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, NY 14020 where funeral services will begin at 5pm with Pastor Marty McDonald, Officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials in his memory are suggested to the American Diabetes Association of WNY 4955 N. Bailey Ave. Suite 217 Amherst, New York 14226. 

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

THE FAMILY OF DAVID L. MOORE, SR. IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4210 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020

 

Oakfield- Mr.  Stephen A. Allen, 62, of Oakfield, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, February 19, 2018 at United Memorial Medical Center.

Steve was born October 12, 1955 in Batavia, a son of the late Arthur Allen and Ethelyn Boyce Allen.

Steve began his career at Cummings & Bricker in 1973 as a welder and was their current warehouse manager. He loved being out in nature and spent much time fishing, boating, hiking and walking. Over the past five years he became an avid bird watcher and enjoyed tinkering in his garage. Steve enjoyed watching classic films on Turner Classic Movies and like going out to listen to live music.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Kim M. Ash Allen; his sons, Eric Allen and Jared Allen, both of Oakfield; his brother, Scott (Cheri) Allen of Elba; his sister, Debby (David) Westland of Barre and several nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his brother, David Allen.

Friends may call on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia, where services will follow visitation at 5 p.m. He will be laid to rest in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Elba. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, New York 14021 or to the American Heart Association of WNY, 5488 Sheridan Drive, #300, Williamsville, New York 14231. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle in Steve’s memory, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

barber.jpg  Agnes A. Barber, 92, of Sheldon passed away February 18, 2018 at home surrounded by her family following a brief illness. Agnes was born in Buffalo on September 14, 1925.  She was the youngest of 5 children. In 1947 she married Edson (Gene) Barber who predeceased her. 

Agnes held many jobs in her life and had many stories to share about growing up during the depression.  She enjoyed gambling, loved animals and was a collector of cow trinkets.  Agnes was a fighter, having beaten cancer twice in her life and having dealt with the brutal murder of her beloved son Alan.  Agnes' greatest joys were her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. 

She is survived by her children; Russell (Donna) Barber, Kenneth (Deborah) Barber, Lucinda (Russell) Jones and Nancy (Michael) Zientek, along with 11 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.  She will be greatly missed, but her legacy and her love will live on. 

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

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Homecare & Hospice of Wyoming County 450 N Main St #3, Warsaw, NY 14569. 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, NY 14011.  

booner_2.jpgDANIEL W. "BOONER" LAMKIN ~ Attica 

Age 56, died peacefully on Monday February 12, 2018 at his brothers home in Loxahachee, FL. He was born March 19, 1961 in Batavia, NY a son of Eileen (Cayea) Clor of Batavia and the late Loren "Bud" Clor also preceded in death by his son, Jonathan Lamkin in 2015 and brothers-in-law, Mark and John Mattia.                                         

Daniel graduated from Batavia High School, served honorably in the United States Air Force from 1979 - 1983 and was retired from the New York State Department of Corrections. He enjoyed sports, especially golf & softball, an avid fan of the New York Yankees and Buffalo Bills and had a love for the outdoors, Booner was truly at peace when he was out on the water on his boat. 

Surviving is his beloved wife of 30 years, Debby (Mattia) Lamkin of Attica; cherished daughter, Lauryn Lamkin of Attica; siblings, Deborah (David) Rider of Batavia, Steven (Michelle) Lamkin of Batavia, Douglas (Joanna) Lamkin of FL, and Pamela (Brian) Rush of Waterport, NY; mother-in-law, Elaine (late Robert) Mattia of Wethersfield; sisters-in-law, Cyndy Mattia of VA and Hiedi (Timothy) Librock of Darien along with several nieces and nephews. 

Booner's family will be present from 1-5pm Thursday February 22, 2018 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020, where funeral services will be held 11am Friday February 23 and will conclude with full military honors. In lieu of flowers memorials in his memory are suggested to Homecare & Hospice 450 N. Main Street #3 Warsaw, NY 14569 or Ride for Roswell at www.empirestateride.com, search team captain Wayne Bridges/Asphalt Junkies II. 

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

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

Churchville - Fern Kathleen Acomb Wilcox, 67, of Churchville, an attorney in private practice in Churchville, died Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Strong Memorial Hospital, in Rochester.

Mrs. Acomb Wilcox was born December 30, 1950 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Robert and Marjorie (Fischer) Acomb. 

She was a graduate of Leroy High School in 1969 where she furthered her education at SUNY Geneseo for Law and graduated in 1979 with honors. Continuing on to Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America in Washington DC in 1979 where she also graduated with honors in 1982. From there, she continued her education by attending Arkansas School of Law from 1982 - 1983 for agricultural law. She received her law degree in 1984 where she then became a member of Florida Bar Association in 1985. She started practicing law in 1986 and was then elected public defender in 1986 and served until 1992. She continued practicing law up until the time of her death. She was a passionate law guardian and advocate for the Youth of Genesee County. 

She was a faithful member of the First Presbyterian Church in Bergen and also the Asher Baptist Church. She was an eloquent speaker and fluent writer who had several articles published in the New York State auctioneer. Fern had a love for animals including showing horses where she won national Appaloosa Queen in 1970 and 1971. Her love for nature extended beyond animals to include landscaping her homestead which was often filled and ornately decorated with beautiful flowers and plants.

Fern was a compassionate, selfless and honorable soul who led by example and always stayed true to her values. Her love for her family and her faith in God were unrivaled and she will forever be missed.

Her husband, G. Harris Wilcox, died July 17, 2010.

Survivors include 5 siblings, Elizabeth (Briggs) Cunningham of KY, Robert (Marilyn) Acomb, III of FL, Marjorie (late John) Kuszlyk of Batavia, Heather (Mark) Stoltman of KY and Crystal (Patrick) Casper of Stafford; a sister-in-law, Barbara Acomb of Buffalo; survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. 

She was the sister of the late William Acomb and Bruce Acomb.  

Friends may call on Friday from 2 to 6 p.m. at H.E. Turner & Co, Funeral Home, 403 E. Main St., Batavia.  Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Bergen Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 38 S. Lake St., Bergen.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bergen Evangelical Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 206, Bergen, NY 14416 or to Wilmot Cancer Center, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14642.  Private burial will be in Stafford Rural Cemetery in Stafford, NY. Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

a.jpg Bruce D. Clark, 73, of Varysburg passed away peacefully on Thursday February 15, 2018 at Suzanne’s Comfort Care in Perry, NY. He was born on June 15, 1944 in Buffalo to the late John & Dorothy (Reiner) Clark. In addition to his parents, Bruce is predeceased by his son; Kevin Clark.

Bruce was a 1961 Graduate of Attica Central School and a 1963 Graduate of NYS Ranger School. Mr. Clark retired from the NYS Department of Transportation after a 30 year career as a Civil Engineer in 1996. Bruce was an outdoorsman who enjoyed traveling, especially to National Parks. He was an avid golfer, ski instructor at Honey Hill Ski Area, a member of Edelweiss Ski Touring Club and a euchre player at Attica Golf Club.  Mr. Clark was also a member of Arts Council for Wyoming County and a charter member of WNY Old Time Music and Bluegrass Association.  He was a self-taught fiddle player who played with several bands and especially enjoyed playing Celtic music with his wife and son.  Bruce was a talented luthier who created 18 beautiful violins. 

He is survived by his wife Jerilyn Clark of Varysburg; son Todd & Amy Clark of Varysburg; step-children Cheryl & Kent Carpenter of New Jersey, Steven Grisewood of Warsaw; step-grandchildren Daniel, Emma, Ryan & Reese; brothers John Clark of Varysburg, Keith & Arlene Clark of Varysburg; along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call from 2:00-4:00 PM and 6:00-8:00 PM on Friday February 23, 2018 at Marley Funeral Home LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, NY 14011.  A graveside service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Kidney Foundation of WNY 300 Delaware Ave Suite 101 Buffalo, NY 14202 or The Arts Council for Wyoming County 31 S Main St, Perry NY 14530.  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, NY 14011.  

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