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Ardella L. Tatro

By Joshua Smith


Batavia - Mrs. Ardella L. Tatro, 74, of Batavia, died Monday, (October 4, 2010)at United Memorial Medical Center.
Mrs. Tatro was born June 11, 1936 in Pike, a daughter of the late William and Annabelle (Selfridge) Smith.
She loved to crochet, do crafts, cook and spend time with her family. Mrs. Tatro was also a yard sale enthusiast. 
Survivors include her husband, Earl Tatro of Batavia; eight children, Dannis Blanco of Atlanta, Georgia, William Blanco of Niagara Falls, Gail Carpenter of Batavia, Sandra (Scott) Ohlson of East Bethany, Lavine Scroger of Taylorsville, North Carolina, Bronco Blanco of Batavia, Jesse (Julie) Blanco of Batavia and Angela Blanco of Batavia; a step-daughter, Earlene (Louis) Howard of La Vernia, Texas; four brothers, Clarence (Eva) Smith of Friendship, Norman (Skeet) Smith of Fillmore, George (Margaret) Smith of Warsaw and Kenneth (Teresa) Smith of Niagara Falls; four sisters, Barbara Mullen of Oakfield, Mary Mitchell of Tennessee, Penny McDaniel of North Carolina and Mabel (Joe) Tomasine of Tennessee; 34 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She is the mother of the late Kathy Dauber and a sister of the late Margaret Mosholder, Gordon Smith and Dennis Smith.
Calling hours are Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to noon and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield. Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday at the Oakfield United Methodist Church, 2 South Main Street, Oakfield. Burial will be in Reed Cemetery, Oakfield. Memorials may be made to the family.  Condolences may be made at

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