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Castile ~ Jacob "Jake" S. Comstock, age 24, of Route 39, passed away Saturday evening (July 4, 2020) at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville, surrounded by his loving family.

     He was born February 11, 1996 in Warsaw, the son of Sherry Comstock.

     Jake will be remembered for his constant smile and positive attitude.  He always wanted people to be happy and did his part to make everyone smile.  As difficult as his journey was, Jake remained upbeat and fought so hard.  He loved his family whole-heartedly and enjoyed tinkering with various items that interested him.

     He will be sadly missed by his loving and devoted husband, Alexander P. Comstock; his mother, Sherry Comstock; his grandmother, Jean Foss (Schonblom) Comstock; aunt, Joann (Schonblom) Howes; his uncle, Craig Comstock; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Darleen and Matt Balduf; sister-in-law, Kayla (Ryan) Caltagirone and their daughter, Tori; brother-in-law, Andrew Konieczny; special friends, Ken and Becky Baker; devoted and faithful canine companion, Fala, along with the entire Comstock Family and many dear friends.

     Family and friends are invited to attend a Remembrance Gathering on Friday, July 10 starting at 3:00 PM at the home of Darleen and Matt Balduf, 7575 Route 237, South Byron, N.Y.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Jake's family.

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

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

ALEXANDER - Rita A. Cone, 93, of Phoenix, formerly of Alexander, passed away Saturday, (July 4, 2020), at The Palazzo in Phoenix, Arizona.

Mrs. Cone was born August 7, 1926, in Chicago, Illinois, a daughter of the late Frank Chessar and Katherine (Walsh) Derwald.

Rita was a member of Resurrection Parish and was retired from the Batavia Nursing Home where she was a registered nurse.  She enjoyed knitting and crocheting, was an avid Buffalo Bills and Sabres fan.  Family was very important to Rita.  She cherished time spent with her children, grand children, and great-grandchildren.

She was the wife of the late Almon W. Cone who passed away in 1990 and mother of the late Donna Brister. 

Survivors are her children, Lawrance Cone, and Elaine Cone both of Arizona, Cheryl (Charles) Venditte of Stafford, and Debora Miller of Alexander; brothers, Richard (Maureen) Derwald, and Christopher (Elizabeth) Walsh both of Buffalo.  12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren also survive.

There will be no visitation.  A Mass of Christian burial will be held privately at Resurrection Parish - St. Joseph's Church.  Burial will follow in Grand View Cemetery in Batavia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Rita’s name to Alexander Dollars for Scholars, c/o Alexander High School, 3314 Buffalo Street, Alexander, New York 14005.

Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com. Arrangements were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

 

tabby.jpg Tabitha M.”Tabby” Carey, 21 of Perry, passed away in Springfield, Missouri on June 28, 2020. She was born in Warsaw, NY on October 20, 1998 to James Carey of Bath and Donna Casella of Perry.

Tabitha was a graduate of Perry Central School. In school she was on the volleyball team. She enjoyed walks through Letchworth State Park, sightseeing, playing volleyball and bowling.
Along with her parents she is survived by 4 sisters: Erin (Travis Helmer) Tetreault of Castile, Taylor Carey of Perry, Julie Carey of North Carolina and Sabrina Carey of Buffalo, a nephew: Kade Helmer along with several Aunts, Uncles and friends.

Family and friends may call from 3-6pm on Friday July 10, 2020 at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 north Main St. Perry, NY 14530.  A Celebration of Tabitha’s life will follow at the Perry Village Park at 6pm.

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice.  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.

flag1.jpgAdam M. Dyrbala, 91 of East Bethany, passed away of natural causes on Friday (June 26, 2020) at his residence.

He was born March 4, 1929 in Batavia, NY, a son of the late Michael and Febronia Caryk Dyrbala.

Mr. Dyrbala was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, having served his country from 1951-1953. He was employed by Massey-Harris, Delco Products and Lapp Insulator prior to his retirement. He enjoyed farming, attending auctions, spending time at OTB, working and telling a good joke.

He was the brother of the late John, Joseph, Edward and Francis “Whitey” Dyrbala, Mary Ralston, Gladys Babiarz, Julia Dyrbala and Helen Van Buren.

He is survived by Karla Potter and Pam Kilgore, who he considered his daughters. Sister, Teresa Bevington and numerous nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior services. Interment will be in the future Western New York National Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy maybe shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, N Y 14020. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR.

 

lawn_mowing.jpgDAVID R. STARKWEATHER ~ Age 80, of Basom, NY, died peacefully Sunday evening July 5, 2020 at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute. He was born in Batavia, NY on January 22, 1940 to the late Floyd and Hazel (Wickham) Starkweather.

Mr. Starkweather worked for area car dealers and retired from Upstate Dodge in Attica where he was the Service/Parts Manager. He was a highly active member of the Oakfield Volunteer Fire Department, NASCAR fan, loyal Buffalo Bills fan along with enjoying school sports as well. He had a love for family and friends and time spent with all, but most will remember seeing him mowing the lawns along Judge Road as they passed by.

Surviving is his beloved wife of 58 years, Bonnie (Lewis) Starkweather of Basom; loving children, Pam (Gregory) Harla of Depew, Scott (Kenneth) Starkweather of FL and Alison (Todd) Thompson of Oakfield; cherished grandchildren, Gillian, Emma, Kasey, Leah & Bryce; siblings, Gladys (late Allen) Phillips, Ronald “Butch” (Lois) Starkweather and Lyle (Bette) Starkweather all of Basom; sisters-in-law, Joyce (Donald) Yunker of Oakfield and Cindy (Gary) Beechler of Indiana along with several nieces and nephews.

The Starkweather family will be present from 3-7p.m. on Thursday July 9, 2020 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Rd. Batavia, New York 14020. Funeral services will be held privately by the family with burial in Reed Cemetery and memorials in his memory are suggested to the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation PO Box 631 Buffalo, NY 14240 or St. Paul Lutheran Church Memorial Fund 31 Washington Ave. Batavia, NY 14020

Please share words of comfort with the Starkweather family at www.tomaszewskifh.com and for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

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

 

donald_konarski_-_photo.jpgDonald M. Konarski, 92 of Elba and formerly of Batavia, passed away unexpectedly on Friday (March 6, 2020) in Panama City Beach, Florida while vacationing with family.

He was born August 19, 1927 in Batavia, a son of the late Frank and Ethel Warren Konarski.

Donald retired in 1989 after 44 years of service from LeRoy Industries. He was a World War II Navy Veteran, a lifetime member of the VFW and former member of the Moose and St. Nick's Clubs. "Dad" as he was affectionately known by many enjoyed bowling, fishing, watching the Buffalo Bills with his son-in-law, going to the lake and the casino and most of all happy hours with his family and friends. He will surely be missed by all.

He is survived by his daughters, Vincenne (Dennis) Maute of Elba and Donna (Keith) Coyne of Washington, NC.  Grandchildren Eric (Angel) Johnston, Patrick (Kasie) Coyne, Carrie (Brad) Fairbank, Lynette Irwin, and Brian Coyne; six great grandchildren, one great- great grandson, nieces and nephews.

He was the brother of the late Vincent Konarski and Frank Konarski.

A graveside service with full military honors will be Friday (July 17th) at 11am at St. Joseph Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held immediately after at The Batavia Country Club, 7909 Batavia Byron Rd, Batavia, NY 14020.

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.

 

 

casetractor.jpgMichael L. Pridmore, 62 of Elba, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020. He was born in Batavia, on September 20, 1957 to the late Lawrence (Carol Ryan) Pridmore.

Mike worked for many years as a mechanic at Offhaus Farms, Inc. in Elba. He loved his dogs, his family and most of all his grandchildren.

He is survived by his beloved wife Barbara C. (Cadieux) Pridmore of Elba; son Andrew Pridmore of Elba; grandchildren Ace and Axle Pridmore; sister Melody (Stephen) Moretti of Auburn, NY; dear friend Scott Offhaus of Elba, along with several nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours, a Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family. For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

fluker.jpgRICHARD (DICK) FLUKER ~ Age 79, of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Thursday March 19, 2020 following a long illness. He was born on November 12, 1940 in Silver Creek, NY, a son of the late, Cecil and Alice (Shafts) Fluker, also preceded in death by a grandson, Daniel Fluker and brother, Donald Fluker.

Dick was a lifelong farmer, having worked for Offhaus Farms for 32 years and having a great relationship with Gordie and Scott Offhaus and his co-workers. He was the former chairman of the Alexander United Methodist Church Building Committee when the 150-year-old church burned in 1977 along with being on the board of the finance/audit committee as well.

Dick was an enthusiastic collector of trains, model trucks and John Deere toys. He and Joan were members of the Batavia Twirlers Square Dance Club and Happy Agers Senior Club in Alexander and enjoyed traveling on multiple tours.

Surviving is his beloved wife of 57 years, Joan (Pervose) Fluker of Batavia whom he married on August 4, 1962 in Warsaw, NY. Devoted children, Jeff (Sandy) Fluker of Bethany, Judy (Doug) Harloff of Oakfield and Randy Fluker of Rochester; cherished grandchildren, Bradley Fluker, Jamie (Jessica) Fluker, Katie (Matt) McCracken, Joshua (Kaitie) Harloff; great-grandchildren, Miles and Ada McCracken; siblings, Shirley (John) Wilkolaski, Edward (Carol) Fluker, Dennis (Gloria) Fluker along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Dick’s family will be present from 1 – 3p.m. on Friday July 10, 2020 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where a Celebration of Life will begin at 3p.m. He will be laid to rest in Grand View Cemetery and memorials contributions are suggested to Town of Batavia Fire Station #2, Genesee Cancer Assistance, Inc. 127 N. Street Batavia, NY 14020 or the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation 230 E. Ohio Street Suite 500 Chicago, Illinois 60611.

(PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO COVID-19 AND SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES FUNERAL HOME OCCUPANCY WILL BE CONTROLLED BY FUNERAL HOME STAFF ALLOWING ALL TO PAY THEIR RESPECTS, OUR FUNERAL HOME SUPPLIES ALL PPE IF NEEDED).

Please share your words of comfort with Dick’s family at www.tomaszewskifh.com

THE FAMILY OF RICHARD (DICK) FLUKER IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020 – (585)343-7500

 

 


 

Pavilion ~ Samuel M. Leadley, age 85, of River Road, died of cancer Thursday morning (July 2, 2020) at Highland Hospital in Rochester.

     He was born February 19, 1935 in Batavia, a son of the late Edward Mockford and Pauline Martin Leadley.

     Sam is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Esther Guthrie Leadley; his four sons, Scott, Paul, Peter, and Jack and their families; his sister, Jane Dolan; and many dear friends. He was predeceased by his brothers, Edward, Paul, and John.

     Services will be announced at a later date. The courtesy of no flowers is requested with memorials suggested to The LeRoy Historical Society’s education fund, P.O. Box 176, LeRoy, NY 14482, or, ACORNS, P.O. Box 787, Stafford, NY 14143

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

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

LeRoy ~ Linda L. Anchor, age 74, of Linwood Road, passed away Friday evening (July 3, 2020) at Suzanne's Comfort Care Home in Perry, NY after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s.

     She was born October 31, 1945 in Rochester to the late Vincent "Jim" Noble and Theresa Rapone Noble.

     Linda will be remembered as a loving companion, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and dear friend.  She was a graduate of Caledonia-Mumford High School Class of 1963.

     She is survived by her devoted lifetime partner, Duane A. Anchor; her children, Steven (Rebecca) Anchor of Caledonia, Michael (Sandra) Anchor of Batavia and Terry Lynn Anchor of Dallas, TX; grandchildren, Zachary, Jessica and Josh; brother, Michael (Sharon) Noble of FL, along with many cousins, nieces and nephews.

     Services will be private at the convenience of the family.  Contributions in memory of Linda may be made to her family for distribution to charities of their choice.

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

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

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