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ridley_patricia_-_photo.jpgPatricia Ridley, 79 of LeRoy, passed away peacefully on Tuesday (January 19, 2021) at LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home.

She was born May 23, 1941 in Batavia, NY, a daughter of the late Gerald and Arline Hyback Ridley.

Patricia enjoyed watching criminal investigative tv shows, soap operas and loved socializing. She was a member of St. Marks Church in LeRoy and enjoyed singing in the choir. She had a smile for everyone and made you laugh. Pat was a very special person who will be greatly missed.

Survivors include her sister, Karen (Ridley) Cass of Batavia. Nephew, Matt (Katherine Lefler) Reamer. Niece, Melissa (Ryan) Gaebler. Great-nieces, Alexis Reamer and Jade Gaebler. Also survived by a special cousin, Sharon (Paul) White.

Funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Expressions of sympathy 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.

 

 

Churchville - Jean  E.  Mason, age 82,  of Churchville  passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Mason was born Friday, September 23rd, 1938 in Rochester, New York a daughter of the late Alan Feck and Elsa Freitag Feck.

A member of the Churchville United Methodist Church, she enjoyed square dancing, riding snowmobiles and tending to her gardens.

Surviving are husband of 63 years, Gerald H. Mason; her children; Bonnie Farley of Rock Hill, South Carolina, Margaret (Jim) Suter and Alan (Barb) Mason of Churchville and David (Eilene) Mason of Bergen; seven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren; her brother, Thomas (Carolyn) Feck of Maryland, and her sister-in-law, Janet Allyn of Maryland. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

 She is predeceased by her grandson, Kevin Mason and her siblings, Robert Feck and Anne Palmer

There are no prior visiting hours.  Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. She will be laid to rest in Creekside Cemetery, Churchville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Churchville United Methodist Church, 24 West Buffalo Street, Churchville, New York 14428, Churchville Fire Department, 24 Washington Street, Churchville, New York 14428 or the Alzheimer's Association, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, Illinois 60601.Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home of Bergen.


Arthur A. Cummings, 90, of Corfu, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at LeRoy Village Green from complications due to Covid 19. He was born on Nov. 3, 1930, in Darien, to the late Clarence and Beatrice (Hale) Cummings. He was the oldest of five, and is preceded in death by brothers, Robert Cummings, Richard Cummings, and sister Audrey Reiss. Also preceded in death by daughter, Terry Merritt Collins of North Carolina.
He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Marion (Dusel) Cummings, also a resident at LeRoy Village Green; and daughters, Barbara (Jay) Terkel of Corfu, Carol (Bill) Waldon of New Hampshire, Lori (Paul) Embt of Pavilion; a brother, Thomas Cummings of Elba; and 11 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Art is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Arthur spent his early years working on his grandparent’s farm, and then he worked at Sweeney Chevrolet as an automotive detailer. After retiring, he enjoyed working part time at IGA in Corfu to keep active. Arthur enjoyed attending church and socializing at the coffee hour afterwards. Arthur also enjoyed being outside and riding on his John Deere mower, and taking care of his yard. It was not unusual to see Arthur going down the road on his John Deere to mow a neighbor’s lawn. Arthur was an avid bowler and a lifetime member of the Corfu Volunteer Fire Department. The family would like to thank the staff of LeRoy Village Green that took such loving care of Arthur and our family during this difficult time.

There will be a celebration of life for the family at a later date. Arthur will be laid to rest at Evergreen Cemetery in Corfu, In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Corfu United Presbyterian Church, 63 Allegheny Street, PO Box 159, Corfu, NY 14036 or to LeRoy Village Green Sunshine Fund or Activities Fund, 10 Munson Street, Le Roy, NY 14482. Arrangements were made by C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., Corfu, NY.

brianfwilson.jpgBrian F. Wilson, 43 of Varysburg, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021. He was born on January 13, 1978 in Batavia to Ann (Haynes) Wilson and the late Roger Wilson. 

Brian worked at AJ’s Towing and then worked at Walmart in Warsaw. He was a past member of Attica Fire Department, current member of Attica Fire Department Exempts and Varysburg Fire Department Auxiliary. Brian was a longtime member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Attica. He was also very involved with the Attica Band.  

Brian is survived by his sons Brian and Cameron, siblings Roger (Dawn) Wilson II, Michele Lovell, Gary Wilson, girlfriend Marcia M. Robinson, her children, Veronica Robinson, Cody Bang, 4 nieces, along with aunts, uncles and cousins.

There will be no prior calling hours. He will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 11 Washington St., Attica, NY 14011 or to the Fire Department of your choosing. 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.

Phillip Kroft Jr., 33, formerly of Batavia passed away unexpectedly on October 29, 2020. He was born in York, PA on September 29, 1987, the beloved son of Donna Kroft of Batavia and Phillip Kroft Sr. He is predeceased by his brother; Shawn Kern

In addition to his parents, Phillip will be dearly missed by his children; Shawna Semar and Tiffany Lewis; brothers and sisters Dawn Kern of Batavia, Ben Kroft, Nicki Kroft and Lizzy Kroft of Felton, PA.

He was born and resided in York, PA. for several years where he grew up with his beloved family members; Tommy, Cory and Dalton Tussing, who will all miss Phillip very much.

Phillip has been cremated and brought home to his mother. At this time, there will be no Services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Donna Kroft’s Go Fund Me page on her Facebook. 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.

Vincent E.  Squire, 98, of Batavia, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at United Memorial Medical Center.

Vincent was born April 8, 1922 in Wethersfield, a son of the late Ernest V. and Helen (Hackett) Squire.

Vincent owned V. Squire & Sons Construction.  He enjoyed spending time with his family, tinkering around and being outside, especially gardening, working on his flowers and mowing the lawn.   

Surviving are his children, Jean (Sam) Tambe of Oakfield, Randy (Nancy) Squire of Batavia, Tim (Cheryl) Squire of Bergen and Lori DiFilippo of Batavia; grandchildren, Jay (Missy) Aquino of Batavia, Brett Squire of Las Vegas, NV, Jeremy Squire of Arizona, Taylor Squire of Bergen and Stacy Squire of Batavia; a great-granddaughter, Ally Aquino of Batavia; a sister, Florence DiMatteo of Oakfield; sisters-in-law, Mitzi Squire of North Carolina and Mary Shuknecht of Elba, many nieces and nephews and his faithful companion, Rusty.

Vincent is the husband of the late, Irma J. (Shuknecht) Squire, they were married July 26, 1944, father of the late Larry and Kevin, grandfather of the late Zachary, brother of the late Norrine (Metz) Keem, Catherine (Kay) Hull, J. Edwin Squires and J. William Squire.

Services will be held privately for Vincent's family and he will be laid to rest in Maple Lawn Cemetery in Elba.  A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Volunteers for Animals, http://www.vol4animals.org/donate.  

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

Arrangements for Vincent were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia, (585) 343-8868. 

Churchville - Bruce I. Fuller, 75 of Churchville, passed away on Sunday, (January 17, 2021) at Elderwood at Amherst.

Mr. Fuller was born September 2, 1945 in Rochester,a son of the late Idelbert and Arietta (Wilson) Fuller.

Bruce worked for many years for the United States Post Office.

He is survived by nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. He will be buried in Creedside Cemetery in Churchville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Charity of the Donor's Choice.

Arrangements were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 51 S. Lake Ave. in Bergen, (585) 494-1210. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

edwardakirby.jpgEdward A. Kirby, 80, of Attica, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021, at Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY. He was born October 29, 1940, to the late Robert J. (Nora “Gladys” Kelly) Kirby. Edward was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary Ann Merle, daughter Jill Conley; his siblings, Mary (Paul) Janes, Irene (Michael) Eagan, Ada (Charles) Kennerson and brother-in-law Gary Merle.

Ed Graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1958. He worked at Citizens Bank in Attica for many years and was the president of Wyoming County Bankers Association. Ed went on to be a business manager at Attica Central for 14 years. He was a 52 year member of the Lion’s Club, serving as the President, Vice President and treasurer during his time. Ed was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching the Buffalo Bills and New York Yankees. He was a member of the Attica Golf Club. Ed loved attending his daughters and grandchildren’s sporting and school events. He was devoted to his family and always tried to be there for all of them.

Ed is survived by his daughters, Ann (Thomas) Tambe and Susan (Timothy) Spiotta; Siblings, Robert (Maureen) Kirby, Jr., Shirley (Thomas) Brei, son-in-law, Kevin (Denise Preston) Conley, brother-in-law Ronald (Mary) Merle, grandchildren, Haley (Ryan), Nicholas, Hunter, Lexie, Hayden and Stella, along with many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends are invited to call on Monday, January 25, 2021 from 4 to 7 PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC 135 Main Street Attica, NY 14011. There will be a private Mass of Christian Burial held for the family. He will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Manor House in Batavia and LeRoy Village Green Nursing home for the care and support that they showed Edward during his time there.

Please note the Funeral Home will be operating at 33% capacity per state guidelines. New York State requires those in attendance to adhere to the social distancing guidelines and face coverings are mandatory. You may be required to wait outside. Thank you for your cooperation.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance, 127 North St., Batavia, New York, 14020 or to Attica Lion’s Club, PO Box 6, Attica, NY 14011. 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 1/13/2021 at the age of 90. Predeceased by his parents Glenn and Catherine Boyer, wife Elizabeth T. Boyer and brother Charles Boyer.

Survived by his wife Grace Brew Boyer, son James (Roxanne) Boyer, daughters Susan Boyer-Reid (Richard) and Mary Kay Watkins (Mark). Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Richard was a Korean War Veteran who at 19 commanded a USAF site during the conflict. He later used those skills to become a telecommunication engineer.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, January 23 at 1pm at Mt. Rest Cemetery, 80 South Lake Street in Bergen.

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

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

Arrangements for Richard were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Bergen, (585) 494-1210.


Patricia A. Flaherty, Le Roy - Born May 23, 1931 in Batavia, NY to the late Vincent Ridd and Gertrude Maher. She was a loving mother and a great person who spread joy to everyone she met. She loved the outdoors and spent many hours in the Adirondacks. She was raised on the family farm and spent her whole life on Vallance Road, Leroy, NY. Patricia worked at Steel Chest, Jello and GE and was a member of St. Peter’s Church, LeRoy.

She is predeceased by her first husband, Roy Smith and second husband, Francis Flaherty, brother, Eugene Ridd, sister, Rosemary Liese, great-grandchild, Ashton Flaherty and very special friend Kathy Taylor.

Patricia is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Aleo, sons, Kevin (Roxanne) Flaherty, Bryan (Kim) Flaherty and companion of 30 years, Robert Schoenheit, grandchildren, Nichole Santos, Melinda Conway, Valerie Flaherty Shand, Russell Flaherty, Ryan Flaherty, Joe Gallucci, Anthony Gallucci, Jay Hodge, Jesse Hodge, 8 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A special thanks to all the neighbors and friends who helped out during her illness and the Village Green Staff who took care of her. A service and celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the LeRoy Village Green Sunshine Fund, 10 Munson Street, LeRoy, NY 14482. To share a memory or leave a condolence please visit leroyfuneralhome.com.

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