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Lorraine E. Jellison, age 83, of Silver Springs, passed away on Monday October 27, 2014 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.  She was born in Buffalo, NY on April 4, 1931 a daughter of the late John and Eugenia (Schweichler) Dulak.  Lorraine was a home health aide who worked for Health and Wellness in Leicester. She always took time to care for others whether at work or at home.  She was a member of the Red Hat Society in Leicester, Moose Club in Warsaw and the VFW in Perry. She volunteered for the Wyoming County Victim Services for many years. Lorraine enjoyed cooking, gathering with friends at the community center at her apartment complex, and preparing food for some of their functions and  enjoyed spending time with her family especially seeing her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Along with her parents she is preceded in death by a son: Harvey Jellison, a great grandson Tyler Stowell, 2 brothers Thomas and Russell Dulak and 2 sisters  Dorothy Brown and Joan Hyman.

She is survived by 2 daughters: Brenda (Clayton “Beeper”) Stowell, Dianne (David) Ott both of Silver Springs, a sister Arline Stoeckl of Cheektowaga, 10 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.  Family and friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Wednesday October 29th at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 N. Main St. in Perry.  Funeral Services will be held on Thursday October 30th at 11:00am at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Wyoming County Office of the Aging (Meals on Wheels Program) 8 Perry Ave. Warsaw, New York 14569. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.comArrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

Rose J. Brandetsas, 81, of Perry died on Friday October 24, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Mt. Morris on April 5, 1933 a daughter of the late Samuel and Angelina (Amoroso) Bonadonna.  Rose was the office manager for her husband’s dental practice in Perry, and later worked for SUNY Geneseo as a secretary until her retirement.  She was a member of the Red Hat Society in Perry and the Silver Lake Country Club and a former member of the Tuesday Club in Perry.  Rose enjoyed cooking, knitting, going on walks, traveling, shopping, going out to eat and taking care of her family. Along with her parents she is preceded in death by 2 brothers Nicholas and Anthony Bonadonna

She is survived by her husband Dr. Peter Brandetsas whom she married on July 14, 1957. A son Craig (Terri) Brandetsas of Mentor, OH,  2 daughters Kim (Michael) Winter of Warsaw, Lisa Martin of Oakland, CA,  a sister Joanne (Kenneth) Warzocha of Rochester, 6 grandchildren Ken (Melissa) Winter, James (Megan) Winter, Michael (Rachel Hains) Winter, Christian, Chandler and Cameryn Brandetsas, 2 great grandchildren Talan and Mya Winter along with many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may call 4-7 pm on Tuesday October 28th at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 N. Main St. in Perry.  Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday October 29th at 10:00am at the funeral home.  She will be laid to rest in Glenwood Cemetery in Perry.

Memorials may be made to the Wyoming County Community Hospital 400 N. Main St. Warsaw, New York 14569 or to the James P Wilmont Cancer Center 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 704 Rochester, NY 14642. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com.   Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

Barry W. Bower, 81, of Hanover, Pa., entered into God’s eternal care Wednesday (Oct. 22, 2014) at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was the husband of Suzanne M. (Del Barto) Bower of Hanover.

Born Oct. 26, 1932, in Batavia, he was the son of the late Roland H. and Vivian (Chapman) Bower.

Barry was retired from Scott Foresman Company in New Jersey after working there many years. He was a graduate of Le Roy High School and the State University Teachers College in Geneseo. He was a member of Gettysburg Presbyterian Church, the Rotary, Torch Club in Gettysburg, Republican Club, Southeastern Adams Volunteer Emergency Services (SAVES), he also worked the local elections and was a former Batavia City Councilman. He was a veteran of the United States Army.

Barry enjoyed bowling and was an avid golfer. He loved the Batavia Muckdogs, but especially enjoyed spending time with his family.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Lynn B. Riccobono and her husband Francis of Batavia, and Wendy S. Hagerman and her husband Philip A. of Hanover; six grandchildren, Jennifer Kowalcyk, Patrick Witt, Amanda Kowalcyk, and Stephen Kowalcyk, Brandi Mayers, Ashley Albaugh, and one great-granddaughter, Cheyene Rudisill; four siblings, Brian, Robin, Candace, and Craig Bower.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Bruce Bower and Roland Bower Jr.

A graveside service was held at Annunciation Cemetery, McSherrystown, Pa., with Pastor Louis Nyiri officiating.

Please join the family for a Celebration of Life from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at the Terry Hills Restaurant and Banquet Facility Conference Room, 5122 Clinton Street Road, Batavia, NY.

Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made in memory of Barry to Southeastern Adams Volunteer Emergency Services, 5865 Hanover Road, Hanover, Pa. 17331.

Online condolences and memories may be shared at:  www.murphyfuneralhomeinc.com

Charles W. Roche, 76 of Batavia formerly of North Java died October 25, 2014 after a lengthy illness.

He was born in North Java on January 19, 1938, son of the late Charles F. and Alice Schier Roche.

He served in the National Guard for six years obtaining the rank of Staff Sergeant and completed his infantry training at Fort Dix, NJ and Fort Bliss, TX.

After military service, he worked for Charles Kerwin Construction for 5 years.  Then employed by Trojan Industries, a heavy equipment company for 28 years in Batavia. He then worked for Bennett Manufacturing Company in Alden, NY for six years before retiring. After that he worked for 10 years part time as a security guard at the Veterans State Nursing Home in Batavia.

He belonged to the North Java Fire Co for 45 years and was an avid baseball player for the town of Java and a long time Bowler. He spent several years coaching minor league and little league baseball in Batavia.

As a long time member of the American Legion Post #637 in Strykersville he held many offices including three year Commander.  He was a three-time Wyoming County Commander, and 8th District Aide as well as Sergeant-at-Arms for the Department of New York in 2009.

Surviving are his two sons, Dr. Charles L. (Stacey) Roche of Buffalo and Thomas (Elizabeth) Roche of Suwanee, GA and six grand children. Five sisters, Mary Borek of Florida, Rita Marvin of Tennessee, Rowena (Norm) Gerhardt of Marilla, Ann (Ken) Bush of Chili Center, and Theresa (Don) Simons of Strykersville, along with several nieces and nephews and special friend Joan Smith.  He was the brother of the late Francis, Robert, Vincent, Donald and Florence (Leo) Bauer.

Calling hours will be from 5-8 PM on Wednesday October 29, 2014 at the Marley Funeral Home in Attica, 135 Main St.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM on Thursday October 30, 2014 at the Holy Family Church in North Java (formerly St. Nicholas) 4316 Route 98 North Java, NY 14113.  Burial will be in St. Nicholas Cemetery North Java.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The American Heart Association www.donate.heart.org/.   For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or 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.


Paul A. Marone, 92 of Batavia, passed away on Saturday October 25, 2014 peacefully at his home. He was born on April 16, 1922 in Newark, New York to the late Emil (Rose Van Detta) Marone. He is preceded in death by brothers Dominic and Emil Jr.; sisters Concetta Merritt-White, Marie Rollins-Starling and Angeline Marone.

Mr. Marone was a proud WWII Army Air Corp Veteran. He was the first Registered Pharmacist at Genesee Memorial Hospital serving the hospital for 30 years until his retirement. He also worked part time at Dean’s Drug Store, and in 2009 retired from Burling Drug, Corfu. He was an avid tennis player and won some local tournaments in years past. Mr. Marone was a member of Resurrection Parish.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years Esther (Burk) Marone of Batavia; children Pamela (John) Notebaert of Bloomfield; David (Regina) Marone of Brimley, MI; Margaret “Peggy” Marone of Batavia; brother John (Jane) Marone of Lancaster; sister Geraldine Rowcliffe of Brooksville, FL; 7 grandchildren Danielle (Thomas Feeley) Notebaert M.D., Andrew (Angela) Notebaert, Brigid (Steve) Heiny, David (Shannon) Marone Jr., Daniel Marone, Kathleen Marone, Nikole Marone; 12 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday October 29, 2014 from 2-4 and 7 -9 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.  A 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday October 30, 2014 at Resurrection Parish 18 Ellicott St. Batavia, New York 14020.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Resurrection Parish 303 East Main St. Batavia, New York 14020. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or for more information call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.


Dr. Lawrence J. Nacey, 85 of Rochester and formerly of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Wednesday (October 22, 2014) at St. Ann’s Home in Rochester.
He was born in Rochester, NY on September 14, 1929, a son of the late Dr. Lawrence and Elizabeth Lenden Nacey.
Dr. Nacey was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy having served his country from 1957-1960.  He was a physician for many years at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Batavia and was a member of the American College of Physicians, Knights of Columbus, Msgr. Kirby Council and  4th Degree Knights of Columbus, Batavia Assembly.
Survivors include his loving wife, Joanne (Breiner) Nacey of Webster. Daughter, Ann Marie (Jeffrey) Robinson of Maryland. Son, Michael J. Nacey of Maryland. Daughter in-law, Kimberly Nacey. Grandchildren, Madeline, Elizabeth and Sarah Robinson and Mark Nacey.
Family and friends are cordially invited to share memories, condolences and thoughts on Sunday (Oct. 26th) from 3-7pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia, NY.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, 11:30am at St. Ann’s Chapel, 1500 Portland Ave., Rochester, NY.  Interment with military honors will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Those desiring may make memorial contributions to St. Ann’s Foundation, 1500 Portland Ave., Rochester, NY 14621 or the Society Of Our Lady Of The Most Holy Trinity, 1200 Lantana St., Corpus Christi, Texas 78407.
Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

ADELBERT A. "DEL" SHAMP - 75, of Batavia, died peacefully Monday evening October 20, 2014 at the Genesee County Nursing Home. He was born January 18, 1939 in Batavia, NY to the late Everett C. and Elsie J. (Kiedel) Shamp; also preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn (Weller) Shamp and a brother, Ronald Shamp.

   Mr. Shamp is a United States Army Veteran and was a dedicated employee for over 40 years at both Tops Market and the former Batavia Animal Hospital. Del was a real "people person", had a great love for animals, the outdoors, Nascar and Indy Racing. He was always up for a ride in the car with a family member and will be remembered for the wonderful husband, father and grandfather he was.

   Surviving are his loving children, Todd (Sheila) Shamp of Oakfield and their children, Rachel & Alyse; Deborah (Edward) Duciaume of Oswego, NY and their children, Stephanie (RJ) & Joshua; Stacey (Todd) Gallup of Elba and their children, Christopher, Sydney, Victoria & Allison; Lisa (David) Fenton of PA; brothers, William (Diane) Shamp of Oakfield and Gerald Shamp of DE; sisters, Martha (Morris) Jones of SC and Nellie Grasso of FL ; great-grandson, Derek along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.

   Family and friends may visit from 4-8 p.m. on Friday October 24, 2014 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where Funeral Services will held 11:00 a.m. Saturday October 25. Memorials in Del's memory can be made to the family and he will be laid to rest alongside his beloved wife, Carolyn in Elmwood Cemetery. The family would like to invite all to attend a luncheon at the Elba Rec. Hall following cemetery services.

   Please leave your words of comfort to his family at www.tomaszewskifh.com and for more information call Michael at (585)343-7500.



Cale L. McKeown, 22, of Pavilion passed away on Monday October 20, 2014 unexpectedly at home. He was born on July 1, 1992 to Barry (Roberta Ridley) McKeown. He is preceded in death by his grandparents Howard and Evelyn McKeown.

Cale was a 2010 graduate of Pavilion Central School. He worked for Baltz Concrete in Pavilion.
He was a drummer for the band "Free Beer". Besides playing drums he enjoyed playing the guitar, riding dirt bikes and skateboarding.

He is survived by brothers Clay (Amy Chesmore) McKeown, Kyle (Ashley Waite) McKeown; sister Karisa McKeown all of Pavilion; special friend Kayleigh Allen of Elba; nephew Brock McKeown; grandparents Gary and Betty Ridley of Batavia, along with many Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins.

Friends are invited to call on Saturday October 25, 2014 from 1 to 5 PM at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. in Perry. Funeral Services will follow at 5 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers  memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association 1701 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311 or visit http://diabetes.org. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com.  Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry New York 14530.

Byron – Roland E. Marvin, 78, of Byron, passed away Sunday, (October 12, 2014) at Genesee County Nursing Home, in Batavia.

Mr. Marvin was born June 29, 1936 in Hornell a son of the late Shurley and Bertha (Henshaw) Marvin.

He served his country honorably with the Navy during the Korean War. He is a retiree of the Batavia VA Medical Center and a past Chief of the Clarendon Fire Department.

Roland is the husband of the late Sandra (Barnard) Marvin, who passed away October 27, 2010.

He is survived by his children, Deborah Baker of Oakfield, Michael Marvin of Bergen, and Dawn (Paul) Anderson-Rosten of Byron; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a brother, Alton (Arlene) Marvin of Scottsburg. Several nieces and nephews also survive along with Roland’s adopted second family, the children of Harold and Virginia Whiting.

Roland’s sister, Vera Mae Lewis, passed away just hours after her brother.

Friends may call on Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 51 South Lake Street, Bergen, where Roland’s Funeral Service will immediately follow calling at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Clarendon Volunteer Fire Dept., 16169 E. Lee Road, Clarendon, NY 14429. Burial will be in North Byron Cemetery.     

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

David Gerald Culver of East Shelby passed away early morning of Sunday October 19, 2014 at his home under Hospice care while surrounded by family after a long fought illness. He was 74 years old.

David was born on April 25, 1940 in Medina, NY to the late Francis and Robina (Hay) Culver. He graduated from Medina High School in 1959 and joined the United States Army as an MP. He was stationed in Puerto Rico during the “Cuban Missile Crisis”. He then worked for Harrison Radiator (Delphi) for 33 years before retiring in 1998. He married Gail “Anstey” on June 15, 1963 and they celebrated their 51st Wedding Anniversary this past summer. Throughout his life David has always played in the Monday night Euchre league since the early 1960’s.

He was also very active in the Medina Jr Mini League, serving as an umpire for many years and then coaching the “Marine Midland Reds” for several years in the 1970’s and 80’s, and then umpiring for a few more years. David was very active in the Orleans County Jr 4-H Fair serving as maintenance crew manager and Fair Manager for many years, helping to bring about many changes to the fair. In 1990 he was named Medina Journal Registers “Man of the Year”. David was also active in the East Shelby Volunteer Fire Department.

He was an active member for over 50 years. He served as Assistant Fire Chief, Vice President, President and Trustee, and was always counted on as being the first one to respond to calls. He was a member of VFW Lincoln Post #1483 and Junior Wilson Sportsmens Club. David was extremely proud of his grandchildren and their accomplishments and enjoyed watching them grow up. He was most recently proud of his grandson “Nic” and his recent accomplishment of obtaining a historical marker for the “Stielow Case”.

David leaves behind his wife of 51 years Gail (Anstey) Culver, 2 sons David (Tammy) Culver of S. Alabama NY, Daniel Culver of Medina NY. A sister Catherine (Culver) Skinner of Richmond Texas. He also is survived by 4 grandchildren Ashley (Josh) Dyrbala of Oakfield, Erica Culver , S. Alabama, Chelsea Culver of Medina and Nicholas “Nic” Culver of Medina and 1 great granddaughter Chloe Dyrbala of Oakfield. He was predeceased by his brother Robert Culver in 1984.  He will also be deeply missed by “Whip” his loyal companion.

Relatives and friends may call from 2-4PM & 7-9PM Sunday, October 26, 2014 at the Bates & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St., Medina. A funeral service will be held on Monday, October 27, 2014 at 11AM at the Millville United Methodist Church, 12373 Maple Ridge Road, Medina with the Rev. Christopher Wylie officiating. Burial will be in Millville Cemetery with Military Honors accorded by members of Butts-Clark American Legion Post #204, and VFW Lincoln Post #204 . Rev. Christopher Wylie will officiate.

Memorials may be made in David’s name to Hospice of Orleans County, PO Box 489, Albion, NY 14411 or to the Richard Knights/Sue Kaderli Memorial Fund, 11079 Furness Pkway, Medina, NY 14103

Please sign the on-line register book at www.batestuttle.com


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