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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.


Gerald W. “Jerry” Schenck, 76, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021, at the New York State Veterans Home in Batavia, due to 
COVID-19.

Jerry was born in Batavia, August 14, 1944, a son of the late Warren and Jeanette Krauss Schenck. He was a proud veteran of the Army Corps of Engineers, earning the rank of E-5 and received many medals and honors. Jerry served in Vietnam for 1 year. He was the former owner of Three Buck’s Country Store in Darien, a Life member of the Alexander VFW Post #6239, Darien Volunteer Fire Department and President of Resident Council at the NYS Veterans Home.

Jerry is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Kathleen Schenck; loving son and daughter-in-law Jerid and Cathy Schenck; cherished grandsons, Justin and Cooper; sister-in-law Karol and brother Victor all of Darien. Several cousins and many friends also survive.

A SPECIAL THANK YOU to all of the staff at the NYS Veterans Home for their excellent care. 

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Loves leaves a memory no one can steal.”

As per his wishes, there will be no calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorials in Jerry’s name may be made to the NYS Veterans Home Residents Fund, 220 Richmond Ave., Batavia, NY 14020. Arrangements were made by C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., Corfu, NY.

pimm086.jpgBergen - Larry D. Pimm, 74 of Bergen, passed away on Saturday, (January 16, 2021) at home.

Mr.  Pimm was born August 31, 1946 in Rochester, a son of the late Donald and Leona (Bovee) Pimm.

Larry served his country honorably with the Navy. For over 30 years, he worked at Wegman's; as a meat manager for 20 years and then a cabinet maker for 10 years. He enjoyed playing cards.

Larry is the husband of Anita A. Pimm of Bergen. The two were married August 30, 2002.

Surviving along with his wife is his step-children, Juanita Couch of Holley, Andrew (Mary Jo) Jenks of Kendall, and Sondra (Aaron) Aman of Albion; special nieces, Tammy (Frank) Read of Avon, and Lauren (James) Hollingworth of Macedon. Several grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive.

He is the brother of the late Gregory Pimm and Ronald Pimm.

Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Those wishing may make memorial contributions to the Batavia VA Medical Center, 222 Richmond Avenue, Batavia, New York 14020, or to a charity of the donor's choice.

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

flowersunset.jpgJean C. Lyons, 93, of Attica, passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at East Side Nursing Home, Warsaw. She was born May 4, 1927, to the late Howard (Arlene) Lord. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Clifford E. Lyons.

Jean was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Attica. She enjoyed having talks on the phone with numerous friends and was an avid reader.

Jean is survived by her son Bryan (Patricia) Lyons, of Attica; three grandsons Gregory Lyons, Nicholas Lyons and Bradley Lyons; one great-granddaughter Addison Lyons.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 from 11am-1pm at Marley Funeral Home, LLC 135 Main Street Attica, NY 14011. She will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica.

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 the Attica Fire Department & Rescue Squad, 11 Water Street, 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.

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