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Pavilion / LeRoy ~ Edward D. Long, age 66, died peacefully Tuesday morning (March 1, 2022) at Premier Genesee Center in Batavia.

     Ed was born October 31, 1955 in Batavia, a son of the late Merritt and Ruth Buckel Long of Stafford.

     He was retired from the Pavilion Central School District and was a life long member of the Pavilion Fire Department.

     He is survived by his son, Jason Long of LeRoy; step-sons, Jesse (Kelly) Thater of Royersford, PA and Andrew (Wendy) Thater of Pavilion, four sisters, Cheryl (John) Perry of Attica, Carol (George) Pursel of LeRoy, Jill Long of Tennessee and Nancy Castle-Scott of Tennessee; mother-in-law, Sally Schoenthal; sister-in-law, Judy Fairbanks-Sanders of Batavia, 7 grandchildren, along with many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

     Ed was predeceased by his wife of 22 years, Deborah A. (Schoenthal) Long in 2013 and his father-in-law, Edwin Schoenthal in 2020.

     Family and friends may call on Saturday, March 5 from 1 ~ 4 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Rd. (Rt. 19), LeRoy.  Services are private. 

     In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Pavilion Fire Department, P.O. Box 156, Pavilion, N.Y. 14525.  

     Your memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared with Ed's family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.

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

Batavia – Gladys J.  Hartrick, 87 of Batavia, formerly of Basom, passed away on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Batavia.

She was born Wednesday, June 6th, 1934 in Corfu, a daughter of the late Norman Muntz and Flora Simpson Muntz.

Gladys is the wife of Vincent H. Hartrick who passed away on March 30, 2017.

Surviving are her daughters, Barbara (Late Brad) Banks of Delevan, Donna (Jim) Buczek of Elba and Deborah (Mike) Moore of Batavia; grandchildren, Carl and Michelle Draper and Nicole (Jared) Kirkum; great-grandchildren, Barrett, Connie, Aiden and Brennan; her brother, Roy (Evelyn) Muntz of Oakfield; her sisters, Linda (Late Robert) Bowman of Corfu, Dorothy Plowe of Batavia and Shirley Glado of Lockport along with several nieces and nephews.

She is the sister of the late Eleanor Hazel.

Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, March 4th, 2022 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia. Her funeral service will immediately follow visitation and will begin at 4 pm. She will be laid to rest in Evergreen Hill Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Heart Association of Western New York, 5488 Sheridan Drive, #300, Williamsville, New York 14221. To leave a condolence, share a stoy or light a candle in her memory, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

henryfochs.jpgHenry F. Ochs, 71 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at the Grand Rehabilitation & Nursing in Batavia. He was born June 27, 1950 in Rochester to the late Henry V. and Marjorie (Baldinger) Ochs.  

Henry was a United States Army Veteran. He retired from Kodak in Rochester. Mr. Ochs coached Little League Baseball, softball and was very involved with the Boy Scouts.  

He is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Cindy (Moore) Ochs of Batavia; children, Penny (Eric) Snyder of Phoenix, NY, April (Andrew) Wenzel of Holly, Michael (Bridget) of MD and Jennifer (Earl) DeLong of Batavia; siblings Lucille Perkins of VA, Nancy (Jim) Lougheed of Washington State, David Ochs of Friendship, NY; 11 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Saturday, March 5, 2022 from 2 to 4pm at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020. A Celebration of his Life will immediately follow, 4:00pm at the Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the activities fund at the Grand Rehabilitation & Nursing, 257 State Street, Batavia, NY 14020. To leave thoughts or condolences please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020.

Stafford - David J. King, age 81, passed into God’s eternal world on Feb 1, 2022 in the company of his beloved wife, Barbara Mansfield King.  He passed with the promise of resurrection at their home at Godfrey’s Pond. Dave passed peacefully after a long battle with congestive heart failure and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 

David King was born on April 1, 1940 in  Batavia, NY to Elliot and Jane King.  They grew up on North Street and enjoyed sports of all kinds and eventually became Eagle Scouts with Boys Scouts of America.

After graduation from Batavia High in 1958, Dave attended SUNY Brockport for a period of time.  He eventually took full time employment at Lapp Insulator in LeRoy, NY where he retired after 42 years of service.  

Dave married his one and only true love on November 4, 1961 and they were proud to have celebrated 60 years of marriage.  They were an example of patience, dedication and the value of strong family values.  

Some of his favorite memories and best friends were from JAYCEES.  He was a lifetime member and an International Senator for that organization.  

Dave was active in adult softball leagues and was an avid bowler for years.  He loved golf and shared his love of the sport with family and friends.  

A lifetime active member of Saint James Espicopal Church .  He served that parish as an altar server, vestry member, choir member and a regular attendee as he was able. 

Dave is survived by his wife, Barbara Mansfield King and children Robert (Hammondsport, NY) and Jamie Hutchison King; Judy (Churchville, NY) and Jeffrey Essig.  Grandchildren include Hailey and David King Zimmer of Canandaigua, NY; Phillip King of New York City; Nichole and Matt Essig Heins of Caledonia, NY; Jenna and Scott Essig of Churchville, NY.  His great-grandchildren are Dawson and Rory Zimmer of Canandaigua.

Family and friends may call on Friday (March 4, 2022) from 2-4 and 7-9 at St. James Episcopal Church, 405 East Main Street in Batavia, where David's Memorial Service will be held on Saturday (March 5, 2022) at 10:30 a.m. Inurnment will be in St. James Columbarium at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials in David's name may be made to St. James Episcopal Church. Arrangements were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home in Batavia. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

John J. McCormick, Jr., age 59, of Harrisburg, PA., went to be with the Lord on Thursday evening, January 27, 2022 at Penn State Holy Spirit Hospital in Pennsylvania where loving family members surrounded him. He passed away from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident on June 2, 2021.

John was born on August 25,1962 in Batavia, N.Y. He was the son of John J. (fiancé, Donna Elliott) McCormick, Sr. and Mary (Gear) Powers.

Predeceased by his aunt and uncle Audrey and Robert Rogowski and uncles James McCormick, Jr., Thomas Gear, Robert Gear and John Gear.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his son, John (Amanda and twin grandchildren, Arya and Westyn) McCombs of North Carolina, his brother, Jeff McCormick (nephew Cole) of Rochester, N.Y. and sister, Cathy (Wayne and nieces Nicole and Jessica; nephews Matthew and Zachary) Thayer of Olympia, Washington, aunts and uncles Charlotte (Harold) Kirch of Winter Haven, Florida, Gary (Barb Palamara) McCormick of Buffalo, NY, Paul (Janice) McCormick of Brockport, NY, Deb (Rock) Monroe of Phelps, NY, Martha Glenar of Rochester, NY, Margaret Owen of Kingston, NY, Marcie (Alan) Laudani of California and Rosemary Gear of Virginia.  His partner, Lynn Porter, of Pennsylvania, also survives.
 
John attended Byron Bergen High School.  He was a kind, soft-spoken individual who was always willing to lend a helping hand and paid close attention to detail in whatever he did.  He was naturally artistic and not only could he draw beautiful pictures of cars and trucks, but as a child he loved assembling and painting them. He worked for many years using these abilities as a mechanic and doing bodywork in Rochester, N.Y., spending a lot of that time working for Dave Burroughs before moving to Pennsylvania. He was a loving, softhearted man who will be missed dearly.  
 
Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, March 5, 2022 from 2 to 4 pm, with a memorial service immediately following at H.E. Turner and Co. Funeral Home, 403 E Main Street in Batavia. John will be laid to rest at a later date in St. Brigid’s Cemetery in Bergen, New York.
 
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Bergen Volunteer Fire Dept, 10 Hunter St, Bergen, NY 14416.

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

josephcwenzelsr.jpgJoseph C. Wenzel, 86, of Batavia, passed away on Saturday, February 26, 2022. He was born June 9, 1935 in Blossburg, PA to the late Carl and Sylvia (Linderberg) Sanders. He is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy M. (Lenhard) Wenzel, children, Joseph Jr and Jonathon Wenzel, Mary Francis.

Mr. Wenzel is an avid outdoorsman that loved to fish. He was a proud member of the National Guard. Joe enjoyed working on his home and gardening.

He is survived by his children, Joan Szatkowski, Sharon (Dean Cadieux) Lyke, Jimmy (Stephany) Wenzel, Jeffrey (Joanne) Wenzel, Jennifer (Ross) Jarvela, Jodiann (Jim) Battistella, Jolene Morales, Heidi Schollard, Karen (Larry) Corp, along with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

There will be no prior calling hours, services will be held privately. He will be laid to rest in Elmwood Cemetery, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee County Animal Shelter, 3841 West Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020. 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.

Batavia - Chad M.  Dart, 44 of Batavia passed away on Wednesday, February 23, 2022.

Chad was born Sunday, March 27th, 1977 in Batavia, a son of Jeanette DeBois of Batavia and Terry Morgan of East Bethany.

An avid hunter, Chad enjoyed snowmobiling and spending weekends camping with his family. He loved racing and was a member of the DuBois Race Team.

Surviving along with his parents are his wife, Karrie Dart of Batavia; his daughters, Taylor Andrews of Batavia, Aloshia (Tez Sparkman) Dart of Tennessee, Addison Dart of Batavia and Aubri Dart of Batavia; his grandson, Arlo Jermontez Sparkman of Tennessee; his siblings, Amy Reigle of Elba, Edward Bump of Attica, Travis Morgan of East Bethany and Melinda Lawrence of Batavia; along with several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, March 1st, 2022 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia, where Chad’s Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022. Private burial will be held at Alexander Cemetery.  His family would like to invite all to join them at a reception on Wednesday at 1 pm at Polish Falcons of America - Nest 493, 123 South Swan Street, Batavia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Dart family.  To leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle in Chad’s memory, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Pavilion ~ Loretta "Ret" Davis, age 86, of Lake Street, passed away Wednesday evening (February 23, 2022) at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia.

    loretta_ret_davis_0.jpg She was born December 27, 1935 in Pavilion, a daughter of the late Richard and Myrtle Hissenbuttle Whalen.

     Ret will be remembered for her love of family, her faith and for just having a good time.  She was a substitute mail carrier for 9 years and retired from The Pavilion State Bank in 1995 after 25 years of dedicated service.  She was a devoted member of Mary Immaculate Parish (St. Mary’s Site), enjoyed bowling, playing cards and the occasional trip to the casino.  One of her most treasured things to do, was to travel to Florida with her husband, Gordy, to attend the NY Yankees spring training games.

     She will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted husband of 63 years, Gordy Davis; her sons, David (Stacie) Davis, Richard (Pam) Davis, Patrick Davis and Steven (Jennifer) Davis; grandchildren, Zachery, Matthew, Stephanie, Tyler and Cole; siblings, Jackie Lapp and Richard “Mike” (Sandy) Whalen, along with many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

     Ret was predeceased by her grandson, Jeremy Davis and sisters, Mary Alice (Edward) Rogers and Patricia (Chuck) Davis.

     Services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Immaculate Mary Parish (St. Mary’s Site), Wilmot Cancer Center or the Pavilion Fire Department.

     Your memories and condolences may be shared with Ret’s family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.

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

Daniel A. "The Mayor" Coughlin, 73, of Batavia, passed away on February 24, 2022 at United Memorial Medical Center.

Daniel was born February 6, 1949 in Warsaw, a son of the late Leo and Betty (Wolff) Coughlin.

Daniel enjoyed camping, fishing, horseshoes and going to the Batavia Downs.  He will be remembered as a family man who loved his grandchildren.

Surviving are his children, Laura (Peter) Mooney of Oakfield, Diane Kotarski of Batavia and Daniel "Peeps" (Lace) Coughlin of Albion; brothers,  David (Carol) Coughlin of Batavia and Rick (Yolanda) Coughlin of Batavia; sister, Cathy (late Joseph) Barclay of Oakfield; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his brother, Gerald Coughlin.

Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday (March 1) from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Ave. in Oakfield, where Daniel's funeral service will be held at 6:00 p.m. also on Tuesday.  

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

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

paul_korzelius_picture.jpgAge 81, passed away peacefully at his home in Bliss, NY on Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Paul was born on May 29, 1940, in Buffalo, NY, son of the late Herbert and Florence Stock Korzelius. He worked as a technical librarian and administrator for Spencer Kellogg in Buffalo and was also the tax assessor for the town of Darien for many years. Paul was a longtime parishioner and lector at the Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Darien. He gracefully “retired” at the age of fifty-two and again at sixty. He built a new home in Bliss where he became the fire commissioner for the Eagle Hose Company #1. Paul made many friends by sharing the fruits of his wine-making hobby and blessed are they who were recipients of a bottle of his rhubarb or grape wine.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Janice Korzelius; his sons, John (Sharon) Korzelius of Oakfield, Joe (Karen) Korzelius of Albermarle, NC, Jim (Debbie) Korzelius of Clayton, NC, and Joy Purcell of Troy, NY; his grandchildren, Kelsey (Matt) Morrison, Jonathan and Tristan Korzelius, Calista, Noah and Jordan Korzelius, Rebecca and Kaitlyn Korzelius, Gabriel, Colin, and Gerald Purcell; his brother, Don (Mary) Korzelius and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Isidore’s Parish, St. Mary’s Church site in Silver Springs on Saturday, March 5, 2022, at 10 AM. Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers and memorials, the family asks that you take the time to brighten someone else’s day. Life is fleeting, so live it with gratitude. Online condolences at www.robinsonandhackemer.com.

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