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flowers2.jpg Mary J. (Klein) Schwab, 99, of Warsaw, formally North Java, passed away peacefully on November 1, 2017 at the Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born on September 25, 1918, the daughter of the late Edward and Johanna (George) Klein. In addition to her parents, Mary is predeceased by her husband of 61 years; Frederick J. Schwab who passed away Apr. 11, 2001; daughter Janice Henneberger; son Thomas Schwab; siblings Raymond, Robert, Jane, Dorothy, Pauline, Rita and Bernadette; son in law Blaine Jackson.

Mrs. Schwab was a life member of St. Nicholas Church in North Java and also the Parish Lady of Lourdes Society.

She is survived by her 6 children; David Schwab of N. Java, Walter (Cynthia) Schwab of N. Java, Elaine (Jeff DeGeyter) Schwab of Indian Lake, NY., Carole (Thomas) McGuire of Warsaw, Julie Schwab of Perrysburg, NY., Marie (Michael) Ryan of Warsaw and Alice Jackson of E. Aurora; daughter in law Joanne Schwab of FL., son in law David Henneberger of Cuba, NY., along with many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

There will be no prior calling hours. A 11:00AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday November 8, 2017 at Holy Family Parish 4316 Route 98 North Java, NY 14113.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the North Java Fire Dept. 4274 Route 98 North 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.  

lippold.jpg Alfred “Chuck” Lippold, 88, of Attica passed away peacefully on Wednesday November 1, 2017 surrounded by his family at the Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Facility in Warsaw. He was born in Attica on November 3, 1928 to the late William and Anna (Pfalzer) Lippold. In addition to his parents, Chuck is predeceased by his wife; Beverly (Nixon) Lippold; sister Ruth Dudek.

Chuck was a United States Army Veteran during the Korean where he was a Sergeant of a bridge and road construction unit.  Chuck retired from Westinghouse in Attica where he worked for over 35 years. He was a member of the American Legion Attica Post. He loved to ride his bicycle all over Attica.  After years of riding, he upgraded to a scooter.  Chuck was an avid deer and pheasant hunter who also liked to trap. He loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandkids. On the weekends, he would work on roofing homes for extra money so he could take his wife Beverly dancing, something they loved to do.

He is survived by his children; Linda (Mark) Zimmermann of Corfu, Steven (Theresa) Lippold of Bergen and Lisa (Kevin) Cochrane of Attica; siblings Paul (Pat) Lippold of Oakfield, Doris Lindebauer of Batavia and Joan (Sam) O’Geen of LeRoy; 8 grandchildren Brandon, Cory, Austin, Renee, Steven, Alex, Justin and Lindsay; 4 great-grandchildren Ethan, Lukas, Drew and Jade along with several nieces and nephews. Also survived by his companion dog, Billy.

Family and Friends are invited to call on Friday November 3, 2017 from 3:00-7:00PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011. A 10:00AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday November 4th at St. Joachim & Anne Parish 50 East Ave, in Attica. He will be laid to rest in St. Vincent’s Cemetery in Attica.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Attica Fire Dept. 11 Water St. Attica or the Gateway House 91 Main St. Attica, NY 14011. 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.  

Rochester - Audrey E. Aradine, age 82, of Rochester, passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Unity Hospital of Rochester.

Mrs. Aradine was born December 28, 1934 in Batavia, a daughter of the late David H. Grice, Sr. and Alice Stanton Grice.

An inspector at Owens Illinois, Inc., in Brockport, one of her greatest joys in life was her grandchildren who would always brightenher day. She truly enjoyed seeing pictures of them and hearing stories about them.

She is survived by her children, Cory (Karen) Aradine of Rochester,  Kevin (Judy) Aradine of Bergen and Kim (George) Ryan of Rochester; six grandchildren, Laurie (Jess) Templeton of Rochester, Lisa (Wade) Peck of Farmington, Adam Aradine of Albion, Megan Aradine of Byron, Bradley (Taylor) Ryan of Rochester and Staci (Nick) Howcraft of Hilton; nine great-grandchildren, Matt, Meghan, Elijah, Jeremiah, Ethan, Hannah, Grayson, Emma and Wesley; her sister, Doris Tootell of Batavia; her longtime friend, Gladys Hardway of Florida and several nieces and nephews.

She is the sister of the late Ruth Alice Wagner, Harold "Bud" Grice and David H. Grice, Jr.  

There are no prior visiting hours. Her memorial service will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.  Burial will follow in Grand View Cemetery, Batavia. Memorials may be made to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester, 333 Westmoreland Drive, Rochester, New York 14620. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Leo E. Vainio Jr., 70, of Hendersonville, NC, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017.

He was born on January 12, 1947, in Putnam, Conn., to the late Leo E. Vainio Sr., and Viola Vainio (Pottola). In addition to his parents, Leo is predeceased by his son, Michael L. Vainio in 2013.

On April 15, 1972, Leo married his wife, Betsey Vainio (Bell). They moved from Rochester to Byron in 1976 and raised their four children in Byron.

Leo retired from Eastman Kodak after 30 years in 2003. He was a member of Hesperus Lodge No. 837 F&AM in Bergen, NY. Leo and Betsey moved to Hendersonville, NC in 2016. Leo was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener.

He is survived by his wife; son Patrick Vainio of Ormond Beach, Fla; son Shawn (Annjannette) Vainio of Girdwood, Alaska; daughter Leigh (Erik) Johanson of Asheville, NC; granddaughter Anja Vainio; and grandson Finn Johanson.

Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association, or the Elizabeth House in Hendersonville, NC, in Leo’s name.

A private memorial was held on Monday, October 23 in Hendersonville, NC.

cavanaugh.jpgPatricia A. Cavanaugh, 57 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Friday October 27, 2017 surrounded by her family at Strong Memorial Hospital in the palliative care unit. She was born January 22, 1960 in Stamford, CT to the late Edward (Joan Carroll) Bankowski. Mrs. Cavanaugh is preceded in death by her brother Edward Bankowski Jr.

Pattie loved her time spent working at Stafford Country Club, taking care of the flowers. She owned and operated Trishia’s Treasures, making blankets and various crafts. Pattie enjoyed kayaking working on hitting all of the Finger Lakes and shopping, trying to find the best deal. She absolutely adored her family; she was supportive of everything they chose to do and loved them with everything she had.

She is survived by her beloved husband Peter Cavanaugh of Batavia; children Jennifer (Ryan) Burke of Nashville; Christopher (Mallory) Cavanaugh of Syracuse; granddaughter Cecilia Burke; along with several nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. A 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday November 4, 2017 at Resurrection Parish 303 East Main St. Batavia, New York 14020. She will be laid to rest in St. John’s Cemetery, Darien, CT.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Phyllis and Albert Sussman, Palliative Care Unit, 601 Elmwood Ave. Rochester, NY 14642. 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.

red_peppers.jpgJOSEPH C. CINQUINO ~ Batavia

Beloved husband, father and grandfather, died peacefully Thursday evening October 26, 2017 at Highland Hospital with his family at his side. He was born March 11, 1927 in Batavia, NY to the late Michael and Elsie (Moretto) Cinquino, also preceded in death by his beloved wife, Frances (Schumacher) Cinquino in 2009; siblings, Louis Cinquino, Mary Joy, Betty Burke, Netta Razzano and In-laws, Marie Racine, Barbara Strollo, Leo & Bill Schumacher and Jewel Kipfer. 

Mr. Cinquino was an Army Air Corp Veteran of WWII, longtime member of Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph's), worked for many years at Sylvania and finally at the Eastman Kodak, Co. before retirement. He was an avid reader and took in so much knowledge that it was said, "He knew the most things, about the most things." Joe enjoyed making homemade wine and his children claim his long life is due in part to his annual garden, where he started his famous pepper plants from the previous year's seeds, which were heirloom seeds from his late father, tended to them until just perfect to pick, roasted them, and added them to his homemade bread for his daily "Roasted Red Pepper" sandwich. 

Surviving are his loving children, Aileen Cinquino of Buffalo, Mary Margaret (Jeffrey) Radka of Brockport, Joanne (Jim) Mattiucci of Webster, Michele (Dan) Cheeseman of Webster and Michael (Renee) Cinquino of Conesus; siblings, Louise Misiti of Medina, Nicki (Dan) Lista of PA, John (Annette) Cinquino of Buffalo; 9 grandchildren, Janelle (Sean) Baker, Leslie Radka, Andrew & Michael Mattiucci, Elyse Cinquino, Owen & Aidan Cheeseman, Anna & Joseph Cinquino; 3 great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law, Rita Cinquino of LeRoy, Pat (Bill) Wunder of Canada and brother-in-law, Charles Razzano of PA along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

The Cinquino family will be present from 4 - 8pm on Sunday October 29, 2017 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020, where prayers will be recited 9:00am Monday October 30 followed by a 9:30am Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph's Site). He will be entombed with his wife in St. Joseph's Mausoleum, memorials in his memory can be made to Notre Dame High School 73 Union Street Batavia, New York 14020. 

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

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

bo.jpg Clarence M. “Bo” Johnson, 82, of Attica passed away peacefully with his wife and son by his side on Wednesday October 25, 2017 at the New York State Veterans Home @ Batavia. He was born on July 21, 1935 in Meadville, PA., to the late Clarence and Virginia (Faulkner) Johnson. In addition to his parents, Bo is predeceased by his sister; Carolyn Ross and brothers in law Ed Johnson and James Ross.

Bo enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1953 and was discharged in 1956. He served as an Airman Medic with the 82nd & 101st Airborne divisions. He co-owned his own business Jim-Bo Dog Food with his brother in law Jim Ross. Bo drove as an over the road steel hauler until he "retired". While he was retired he drove part time for Walton's Milk Hauling until finally retiring for good when in his early 70's.

He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years; Margaret “Peggy” (Peterson) Johnson of Attica; children Dale (Lillie) Johnson of FL., C. Boyd (Laura) Johnson of Attica; brother David (Frank) Jonson of CA.; sister Lonnelle (Clifford) Sutliff of PA.; grandchildren Jay (Lisa) Gaal, Travis (Jenn) Johnson, Brianne Martin, Craig Johnson and Ryan Johnson; great-grandchildren Desiree Martin, Dallas Good and Emma Johnson; sister Barbara Johnson.

Family and friends are invited to call from 4:00-7:00PM on Monday October 30, 2017 at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011. A 10:00AM Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday the 31st at the Funeral Home. Bo will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery in Attica.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Attica 115 Main St. Attica, NY 14011 or the Attica Fire Dept. 11 Water St in Attica. 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.

 

Batavia - Glen C. Kruger, 57, of Batavia, passed away suddenly Thursday, (October 26, 2017) at Strong Memorial Hospital, in Rochester.

Mr. Kruger was born August 13, 1960 in Batavia, a son of Carl Kruger, Sr. of Batavia and the late Beatrice (Bateman) Kruger.

Glen was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, the Circus Model Builders, and a lifetime member of the Genesee County Agricultural Society.  He enjoyed model trains, woodworking, collecting coins and spending time with his family.

He is the husband of Rebecca (Wiatrowski) Kruger whom he married September 22, 2007.

Surviving along with his father and wife are his children, Benjamin (Veronica) Kruger of Lancaster, and Thomas (Katie) Kruger of Spencerport; step-children, Joseph (Kay) Summers of Mt. Morris, Matthew (Christina) Summers of Michigan, Noah Summers and Elysia Summers both of Alexander; brothers, Carl (Janice) Kruger, Jr. of Indiana, and Roger (Kathy) Kruger of Texas.  12 grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews also survive.

Glen is preceded in death by a son, Glen "Chad" Kruger.  

Friends may call on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main St., Batavia.  Glen’s Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, (October 31, 2017) at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 31 Washington Ave., Batavia.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Kruger Family. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Batavia.  

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

Frances M. Diemoz, 78, of Darien Center passed away peacefully on Thursday October 26, 2017 at the Batavia Health Care Center. She was born on April 13, 1939 in Buffalo to the late Albert and Rose Marie (McMorrow) Quinn. In addition to her parents, Frances is predeceased by her brother William Quinn and in-laws; Thomas and Pearl Diemoz.

Frances was a past member of Sweet Adeleines and Catholic Daughters. She enjoyed singing in the church choir at Our Lady of Good Counsel for many years and also sang for weddings. Fran was an avid Yankees fan.

She is survived by her loving, devoted husband of 59 years; Robert Diemoz; children Ann (John) Lavrincik of Attica, Michael (Mary Ann) Diemoz of Attica, Douglas (Karen) Diemoz of CA; grandchildren Jennifer (Jason) Caudill of Attica, Daniel (Stacey) Smith of FL., Joel (Liz) Diemoz of TN., Kayla Diemoz of CA., Kimberly (Kevin) Hoffman of Attica, Emma Diemoz and Grace Diemoz both of CA.; 7 great-grandchildren Reese, Raven, River, James, Hudson, Allison and Kyle; sisters in law Norene (Wayne) Kilburn and Nancy (Wayne) Newton.

Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday October 29, 2017 from 2:00-6:00PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011. A 10:00AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday October 30th at Our Lady of Good Counsel 10677 Alleghany Rd. Darien Center, NY 14040. She will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery in Attica.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gateway House 91 Main St. in Attica or the Darien Rescue Squad PO Box 135 Darien Center, NY 14040. 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.

Batavia - John Paul Kuszlyk, I, age 69, proprietor of Kuszlyk Milk Haulers in Batavia, passed away on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Rochester General Hospital.

He was born February 21, 1948 in Rochester, the son of the late John H. Kuszlyk and Catherine H. Kyrk Kuszlyk.

John started driving milk truck for his father when he turned 18 years old but was teaching drivers the milk truck route long before that. He took over the business in 1972, when his father moved to Florida. He and his wife developed Kuszlyk Cattle Co., where they have bred and promoted a lot of great cows and bulls in the Milking Shorthorn Breed.  Their family had a feature article in the Fall 2016 edition of the American Milking Shorthorn Society magazine.

The former president of the Western New York Milk Carriers Association, Mr. Kuszlyk served as a past director for both the American Milking Shorthorn Society and American Lineback Dairy Cattle Association. He was very involved in promoting the dairy cattle industry throughout the country. They have worked with the local youth in the area for years as well as leading a 4-H Club for several years.

He loved attending cattle shows with his family and collecting model trucks and hats. He enjoyed antiques, attending auctions and socializing with friends and family.

He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Acomb Kuszlyk, whom he married July 31, 1971; his children, John Paul (Jeanette) Kuszlyk, II of Naples, Florida, Robert Henry (Rachael) Kuszlyk of Batavia, Marjorie Anna Kuszlyk, III (Brett P. Hill) of Byron, Kevin Michael (Brooke) Kuszlyk of Stafford and Steven William (Susan) Kuszlyk of Bergen; nine grandchildren, John Paul Kuszlyk, III and Jeanna Kuszlyk, Kristofer, Kameron, Kaden and Colton Kuszlyk, Porter John Hill and Alexander and Anastasia Kuszlyk and several cousins.

Friends may call on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, 315 Alberta Drive, Amherst, New York 14226, American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, Maryland 20852, American Heart Association of WNY, 5488 Sheridan Drive, #300, Williamsville, New York 14231.  To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

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