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toporczyk.jpg Martin K. Toporczyk, 49, of Darien Center passed away suddenly in Warsaw on Saturday August 19, 2017. Marty was born in Buffalo on December 4, 1967 to the late Daniel M. Toporczyk and his mother Dolores Kleps.

Marty was a mason at Pike Construction.  Marty loved to fish, collect coins, and was an all-around nice guy.  A people person with the gift of gab.  He will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his children Brittany K. Toporczyk of Alden and Morgan K. Toporczyk of Springhill FL., brother Mark Toporczyk (Tonya Hackett) of East Bethany; nephew Brandon K. Toporczyk of California, serving in the U.S. Navy; niece Brianna C. Toporczyk of Alexander; Aunt MaryAnn (Paul) Reese of Arizona; Cousin Jeff Reese of Connecticut; and girlfriend Ann Cox of Warsaw

There will be no prior calling hours. A memorial Service will be held at a later date to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family or to Our Lady of Good Counsel 10677 Alleghany Rd, Darien Center, NY 14040.  For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visitwww.marleyfuneralhome.comArrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

kriger.jpg Sally Ann Kriger, 71, of Attica passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday August 22, 2017 after a long stubbornly fought battle with cancer. She was born in Lackawanna, NY to the late Walter and Jessie (Arndt) LeFort. In addition to her parents, Sally is predeceased by her son Wayne Kriger.

Sally enjoyed antiquing, gardening and will forever be remembered as the rock and caretaker of her family.  

She is survived by her husband of 54 years Norman Kriger; children Peggy (Dale) Knab of Bennington, Bruce (Kristen) Kriger of Attica and Connie (Anthony) LeFort of Alden; grandchildren Kristina, Kristy, Christian, Benjamin, Tiffany and Scarlett along with many other family members.

Family and friends can call on Saturday August 26, 2017 from 10:00-11:00AM where Prayers will immediately follow at the Funeral Home. The family would like to invite all who would like to honor Sally and Wayne’s burial as they will be laid to rest at 10:00AM on Saturday September 2, 2017 at Summit View Cemetery in Bennington.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bennington Fire Department 1353 Clinton St. Rd. 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.

cleveland_2.jpgBONNIE J. CLEVELAND ~ Batavia

Died peacefully Friday August 18, 2017 at the New York State Veterans Home @ Batavia at the age of 95. She was born February 2, 1922 in Placentia, CA a daughter of the late Oscar and Angela (Mansur) Carlson also preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert G. Cleveland; son, Donald Cleveland and sister, Shirley Lipps. 

Mrs. Cleveland was raised in California and remained proud of those roots, that is where she met her sweetheart, Robert while he was in the service. His dream was farming, so they came back to the area and the farm where they raised their family, that Cleveland homestead farm is still in the  family some 200 years later. Bonnie worked many years at the Oakfield Bank and enjoyed knitting.           

Surviving are her loving sons, Michael (Lorie) Cleveland of Batavia, Steven (late Barbara) Cleveland of Henrietta; 10 grandchildren, Christine (Jeff) Covel, William (Anita) Cleveland, Michael (Dawn) Cleveland II, Cathy (Derek Bell, MD) Cleveland, John (Melessa) Cleveland, Shannon( (Kevin) Abt, Eric (Stacy) Cleveland, Tara (Erik) Block, Beth (Charles) Wu and Carrie Cleveland; 18 great-grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews. 

Private funeral services will be held at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATON CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020. She will be laid to rest with her husband in St. Cecelia's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials in her memory are suggested to the Activities Fund for the New York State Veterans Home @ Batavia 220 Richmond Ave. Batavia, NY 14020. 

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

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

 

perfitt.jpg Douglas C. Perfitt, 78, of Oakfield passed away on Saturday August 19, 2017 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. He was born on August 7, 1939 in Batavia to the late Claude and Aletha (Newton) Perfitt.

Doug was involved in numerous organizations including the Oakfield Fire Department in which he served 50 years as a volunteer fireman and treasurer.  He also served as a trustee for the Oakfield Presbyterian Church and as a member on the Oakfield Better Committee which sponsored Labor Daze.  Truly a kid at heart, Doug volunteered many years for the Oakfield-Alabama Little League.  After retiring from United Parcel Service (UPS), he enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s sporting events and school programs, and loved carpentry work.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years; Ann (Landon) Perfitt; their 5 children Mark (Diane) Perfitt of IN., Nora (the late Patrick) Botsford of CA., Amy (Jim) Klos of Oakfield, Kim (Alan) Sumeriski of TN., and Eric (Lee Ann) Perfitt of Oakfield; 12 grandchildren Tyler, Bradley and Andrew Perfitt; Brooke, Ryan and Chad Botsford; Katie Klos; Kasey and Alicia Sumeriski; Brynne, Brett and McKenzie Perfitt along with several cousins.

Friends and family are invited to call on Saturday August 26, 2017 from 10:00-11:00AM at the Oakfield United Methodist Church 2 South Main St. Oakfield, NY 14125 where an 11:00AM Celebration of Life will immediately follow visitation at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Oakfield Fire Department 20 Albert St. Oakfield, NY 14125.  For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020

John N. 'Jack' Bradbury, age 82 of Le Roy, NY., passed away peacefully early Sunday morning (August 20, 2017) at Strong Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Jack was born June 2, 1935 to R. Ellsworth Bradbury and Mildred Vader Bradbury. He is survived by his wife, Lana Longhini Bradbury. Their devoted marriage of 36 years was a testament of their commitment to one another and the loving journey they shared.

     He was a graduate of Le Roy High School, class of 1953 and Cornell University 1957 where he earned a BS in Agricultural Economics.

     Upon graduation, Jack was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force. During his 22 years in the USAF, specializing in air traffic control, he served in several leadership positions, including Squadron Commander in Naples, Italy assigned to the NATO Southern Region. He was stationed in: Mississippi, Maine, Morrocco, New Hampshire, Vietnam, Virginia, California, Italy, Nebraska and retired September 1978 as a Lieutenant Colonel.

     Following a stellar career in the military, Jack and Lana moved to Montreal, Canada, where he served 12 years with the United Nations/International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). He was Chief, Rules of the Air, Air Traffic Services and Search and Rescue (ROCSAR). He promoted safety of international aviation. Jack was actively engaged as a Special Consultant of the 1990 USSR breakup. In October 1991 he retired and returned to the Old Stone House in Le Roy, NY., becoming active in his home town.

     He was a Board Trustee of the Le Roy Historical Society, becoming Vice President. Jack was instrumental in helping commission the Jell-O Museum; Founder and Chairman of the Oatka Creek Watershed Committee; Chairman of the Village Creek Stabilization Committee; Trustee Machpelah Cemetery Association; Le Roy American Legion member; life long member of the First Presbyterian Church, serving on various sessions and committees and enjoyed being President of the Le Roy Seniors Golf League.

     He will be remembered for his passion and love of family, faith and service to his country.

     Mr. Bradbury is survived by his three children: daughter Christine Diane (Harry) Cornelius, grandson, Cameron of Arlington, VA.; son Timothy Noel Bradbury, granddaughter, Savannah Nicole, grandson, Stone Michael of Bellows Falls, VT.; and daughter Linda Ann Bradbury of Harpursville, NY. Two sisters: Nancy B. Aiken of DeWitt, IA., and Bonnie B. (Michael) Murphy of Remsen, NY. Deceased brother and sister; L. E. 'Brad' Bradbury and sister Sonja D. (Ted) Brownell.

     He is also survived by nieces and nephews: Mark (Denise) Brownell, Matthew (Laurisa McAllister) Brownell, Melessa (Shawn) Witkowski, Molly (Jerry) Condello, Steve Aiken, Drs. Bonnie (Bobby) Grigsby, John (Luz Carmona) Franklin, Jim (Sarah) Franklin, LisaNoelle (Mawethu) Ncaca. He is also survived by many great and great great nieces and nephews.

No calling hours. A private family gathering. Interment will be at Machpelah Cemetery, Le Roy, NY.

     In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 7 Clay Street LeRoy, NY. 14482; Le Roy Historical Society, 23 East Main St., Le Roy, NY. 14482 or the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 193, 29 North Main Street, Warsaw, NY 14569. Jack would be grateful.

     To share a memory or leave a condolence please visit: www.falconefuneralhome.com

     Mr. Bradbury and his family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc. in LeRoy585-768-2400

teddyangel.jpg Paris S. Doward went to rest in paradise on Tuesday August 15, 2017 at Women’s and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. She was born to Tiesha Doward of Batavia and Devon Rodgers of Buffalo.

In addition to her parents, Paris is survived by her grandfather; Raymond Doward of Batavia; grandmothers Vera Williams of Batavia, Stephanie Rodgers of Buffalo, Carolyn Claudio of Batavia; great grandmothers Dollie Williams of Batavia and Mamie Jordan of Buffalo; siblings Anyia Doward of Batavia, Jaedyn Birdsong of Batavia and London Doward of Batavia, Devon Rodgers Jr., Dameer Rodgers, Derion Rodgers, Davante Rodgers, Davion Rodgers, Jaevante Rodgers and Brianna Rodgers all of Buffalo along with a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.

There will be no prior calling hours. Family and friends are invited to attend an 11:00AM Funeral Service at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020 on Monday August 21, 2017. She will be laid to rest in Elmwood Cemetery in Batavia.

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

Bergen - Lorraine K. Alexander, 65, of Bergen, passed away Tuesday, (August 15, 2017) at her home, in Bergen.

Mrs. Alexander was born November 23, 1951 in Massapequa, a daughter of the late Robert and June (Schardt) Trimble.

Lori was a member of the Bergen Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, and enjoyed tending to her flower garden and spoiling her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Daniel J. Alexander, whom she married August 2, 1980; a daughter,  Kathryn (Greg) Swain of Caledonia, grandchildren, Braelyn and Brielle Swain; brothers, Michael (Jeanie) Trimble of FL, and Patrick (late Virginia) Trimble of Long Island; a sister, Leslie (John) Lewis of Long Island; brothers-in-law, Bill (Rachel) Alexander of Lakeville, Larry (Jean) Alexander of North Chili, John (Peg) Alexander of Churchville, Steve (Michelle) Alexander of Alabama; a sister-in-law, Dot Alexander of Chili.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

She was the mother of the late Daniel M. Alexander who died on May 10, 2017 and sister-in-law of the late Jay Alexander.

Friends may call on Saturday from 1 to 3 pm at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 51 South Lake Street, Bergen, where Lori’s Funeral Service will follow calling hours at 3:00.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Warrior House, 10314 Johnson Road, Middleport, NY 14105.

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

LeRoy/Bergen ~ Mr. William B. Scott, Jr., age 82, passed away on Sunday, August 13, 2017 of lymphoma at Crossroads Hospice Care Home in Batavia.  He was born May 15, 1935, the only son of William B. Scott, Sr. and Maralee Stedman Scott.

     He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Joan Cleveland Scott of LeRoy/Bergen, sons William B. Scott III and Matthew B. Scott of Batavia, NY; and David W. Scott of Fairport, NY; daughter Suzanne Scott of Chicago, IL; and grandchildren Nathan J. Scott and Julia R. Scott of Fairport, NY; and Brandon Scott of Darien Center, NY.  Mr. Scott is also survived by extended family across the greater Rochester and Watertown/Sackets Harbor areas.

     Bill “Scotty” Scott grew up in Forestport, NY; started his family in Utica, NY where all four children were born; and, settled finally in LeRoy, NY.  He held a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University, and served in the ROTC and US Army Reserve Signal Corps.  During his career, he worked with General Electric, Sylvania GTE, Transmation, and ultimately retired from Eastman Kodak.

     Husband, Dad, Grampa, Uncle, and In-Law - he will be sadly missed by both his family and friends.

     Services will be private at the convenience of the family.  Memorials and Donations in remembrance of William B. Scott, Jr. can be made directly to Crossroads House, who for 17 years has compassionately aided and supported a vast number of families during the end-of-life transition.

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

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

Charlotte, North Carolina -- Mary Ellen Hoopengardner went to be with the angels Saturday, August 12, 2017 after losing her battle with brain cancer.
 
Mary Ellen was born December 1st, 1952 to Donald and Patricia Manges of Buffalo, NY.  She is survived by her beloved husband, Sidney Floyd Hoopengardner of Charlotte, NC;  her children Joel R. Koslicki of TN, Bethany L. Koslicki of NY, stepsons David F. of NV and Adam P. of NY.  She leaves behind four sisters, Sharon, Donna, Rosanne, Janel and their families.  Mary took great pride in her seven grandchildren as they were the light of her life.
 
Mary Ellen enjoyed a varied career in engineering after getting her degree from Genesee Community College, both in WNY and Charlotte, NC. She treasured a large circle of close friends scattered all over the states who will miss her as well.
 
Family and friends may call Thursday, August 17 at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 E. Main Street, Corfu, NY from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Graveside services will be held Friday, August 18 at the Alden Union Cemetery, County Line Road, Alden, NY at 11 a.m.

Alexander Krywy, 84, of Stafford, passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 13, 2017.

Alexander was born August 12, 1933 in Batavia, a son of the late Theodore and Anna (Duda) Krywy.

Alexander will be remembered for his sense of humor, quick wit and how he enjoyed telling stories.  He graduated from Batavia High School in 1951.  He served proudly with the United States Marine Corps for three years with an honorable discharge.  Alexander was employed at Lapp Insulator in LeRoy, Gillette Machine & Tool in Rochester and Iroquois Design in Caledonia.

He was a life member of the Stafford Volunteer Fire Department and the Marine Corps League.  He was also a member of the Joint Veterans Honor Guard of Genesee County, American Legion and Loyal Order of the Moose.

Alexander enjoyed volunteering for Toys for Tots and for over 10 years driving the transport van for the Batavia Veterans Administration.

Alexander will be missed by his friends at Kelly's Holland Inn in Batavia.

Survivors include one son, Fred (Beverly) Krywy of Jamestown; two grandchildren,  Amanda Krywy and William Krywy, both of Jamestown; one brother,  John (Pat) Krywy of Spencerport; one sister, Betty (Frank) Loncz of Stafford; sister-in-law, Bonnie (Sam) Myers of Fairport and several nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his wife, Barbara Krywy and sisters, Sophia McClurg and Mary Muskoph.  

Calling hours are Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia, where services will be held Friday at 10:00 a.m.  Burial with full military honors will be in Grandview Cemetery, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516 Topeka, KS 66675 or online at https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate

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

 

 

 

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