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Age 60, of Batavia, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday September 22, 2012 surrounded by his family. He was born April 15, 1952 in Batavia, NY, a son of Andrew & Irene (Peterson) Staebell of Pembroke.

Marty was employed by Graham Manufacturing for 33 years. He was also a master woodworker and electrician. He enjoyed fishing, kayaking, white-water rafting and building his cabin at, "The Pond."

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his beloved wife of 38 years Patti (Kohorst) Staebell of Batavia; daughters, Sharon (Chris) Pawlak, Deanna (Nathan) Korzelius; and son, Brian Staebell; grandchildren, Corinne and Hadley Korzelius; sister, Pat (Wirt) Fuller; brothers, Mike (Harriet) Staebell and Thomas Staebell; brothers-in-law, Mark Horowitz & Thomas (Patty) Kohorst; sisters-in-law, Donna (James) Gangloff, Kathie (Tony) Waclawski & Suzanne (Danny) Cain along with several nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Family and friends may visit from 3-6 PM Wednesday September 26, 2012 at theSacred Heart Social Center 17 Sumner Street Batavia, New York 14020 where a Celebration of Marty's Life will take place at 6:30 PM, a lite dinner will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorials in his memory are suggested to Justice for Children GLOW Foundation, Inc. 108 Bank Street Batavia - to be used in the building of the new Child Advocacy Center. For more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

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

Barbara J. Knowles, 57 of Perry died September 17, 2012 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. She was born November 6, 1954 in Warsaw to the late Samuel Wesley Gill and Harriett Ann (Barber) Gill of Perry. Barb was a resident of Perry, NY her whole life.  While attending High School there she fell in love with Randy Knowles.  They were married for 41 wonderful years.  She was always talking about how proud she was of her kids and grandkids.  Barb was seldom seen without a big smile on her face.  She easily made friends with anyone and everyone, all of which she considered family.  She made a profound impact on everyone she came in contact with and will be greatly missed by many.  Barb loved family vacations, camping, and was an avid reader.  She was a very selfless person who always volunteered.  Her ultimate goal was to see the joy she brought to others. She is preceded in death by a brother John “Jack” Gill.

Barb is survived by her beloved husband Randy L. Knowles Sr. of Perry; son Randy L. (Ruth) Knowles Jr. of Euless, TX; daughter Bethany A. (Thomas) McIntyre II of Perry; grandchildren Randy L. Knowles III, Lauren Knowles, Ashley and Bryce McIntyre; a brother James (Barbara) Gill of Elba; sister-in-law Cheryl (Brian) Bentley of Perry; along with several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 11 AM to 1 PM on Saturday September 22, 2012 at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. Perry, New York 14530. Funeral Services will take place 1:00 PM on Saturday September 22, 2012 at the Funeral Home. Interment will take place in Glenwood Cemetery, Perry.  

The family suggests memorials to Wyoming County HomeCare & Hospice 450 North Main Street Warsaw, NY 14569. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or call (585) 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. 


 

Michael John Wandryk, 96, of Batavia died Monday evening (September 17, 2012) at the New York State Veterans Home in Batavia.

He was born in Batavia on December 17, 1915, a son of the late John and Sophie Zimnal Wandryk.

Mr. Wandryk was the owner of the former Wandryk’s Superette in Batavia prior to his retirement.  He served with the U.S. Army during WWII in Central Europe, Rhineland, Sicily, southern France and Tunisia.  He achieved the rank of Corporal and was the recipient of the American Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the European African Middle Eastern Bronze Medal.

He was a member of Ascension Parish, charter member of the Ascension Parish Holy Name Society, Polish Falcons of America and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Mr. Wandryk was the husband of the late Christine Maliszewski Wandryk who died on June 14, 2001 and father of the late Michael Paul Wandryk who died on December 25, 2008. 

Survivors include two sons and daughters in-law, John (Lynne) Wandryk of Dallas, TX and Kevin (Julia Caulfield) Wandryk of Los Altos, CA.  Two granddaughters, Lauren and Kristen Wandryk. Brother, Frank (Carol) Wandryk of Batavia. Sisters, Antoinette Corbelli of Amherst, Anne O’Grady of Syracuse, Jane “Jennie” Crowe of Amherst and Constance (Jerry) McGuire of Fairport.

He was the brother of the late Onofre “Norf” Wandryk, Caroline and Rose Wandryk, Veronica Bezon and Sophie Trybushyn.

Friends of the family are cordially invited to share their thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the family on Thursday from 4-7pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia.  Prayers will be recited Friday 9:30am at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am at Ascension Parish (Sacred Heart Site).  Entombment with full military honors will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.

The Ascension Parish Holy Name Society will recite the rosary at 5:45pm Thursday during the visitation at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the NYS Veterans Home Activities Dept., 220 Richmond Ave., Batavia, NY 14020. 

Expressions of condolence may be made 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 & Proprietor.

Noreen Marie Knapp, 66 of Batavia  died September 15, 2012 peacefully at Crossroads House in Batavia. She was born November 12, 1945 in Lockport, to the late Raymond (Hazel Murphy) Baudendistel. Noreen was a registered nurse for 40 years graduating from Genesee Community College Nursing Program. She was employed by United Memorial Medical Center and retired as Nurse Manager of the Ambulatory Care Surgical Unit. She was a volunteer for the Salvation Army for many years and President of the Salvation Army Auxiliary, she loved to camp, hunt, draw and paint. She was also a member of the Master Gardeners and Sun Catchers Group, she enjoyed dancing; was the winner of a Jitterbug Dance Contest and she was a member of the Ladies Investment Group.

She is survived by her husband of 39 years Frank Knapp of Batavia, stepsons David Merritt and John Knapp both of Batavia, step daughters Patricia (Wayne Burgess) Knapp of Marcellus, NY and Barbara Knapp of Auburn, NY. A special dear friend Connie Ferris of Batavia survives along with 4 grandchildren...

There will be no prior calling hours. Friends are invited to attend  Funeral Services at 11:00AM on Saturday September 22, 2012 at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Interment will take place in Glenside Cemetery, Wolcott, NY.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Crossroads House, 11 Liberty St. Batavia, New York 14020. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please go to www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or call 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

Frances was born in Nottingham, England on March 6, 1914 a daughter of the late John and Rose Scarlett Attenborough. She worked as a seamstress in England. In 1975 she moved to the United States to be closer to her daughters. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, music, singing, gardening, and enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Joseph Stevenson who died in 1967, 4 brothers and 3 sisters.

She is survived by 3 daughters: Pauline Grice of Batavia, Doreen (Robert) Hedley of Perth, Australia and Yvonne (Thomas) Swyers of Perry, 8 grandchildren: Stephen (Brenda) Grice, Joanne Beck, Veet (Karen) Hedley, Chris ( Jessy ) Hedley, Joey (June) Swyers, Elizabeth “Bibs” (Michael) Emerling, Jacob (Kim) Swyers and Daniel (Ashley) Swyers, 19 great grandchildren, a sister-in-law: Olive Attenborough of Nottingham, England, along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorials may be made to the Eastside Nursing Home (activities fund) 62 Prospect St. Warsaw, NY 14569. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or call 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. 

     Age 92, of Batavia, died peacefully Sunday afternoon September 16, 2012 at the Batavia Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family. She was born November 20, 1919 in Rochester, NY, a daughter of the late Anthony & Alice (Concetta Gugino) Mondo, she was also preceded in death by her granddaughter Michelle.

     Jo was an employee of GTE Sylavania in Batavia and the former RF Communications in Rochester where she lived most of her adult life untill moving to Batavia 17 years ago to be closer to her children. She lived at the Monsignor Kirby apartments where she enjoyed her friends, loved to play cards, read novels and spend time with her family.

     Surviving is her beloved daughter Patricia A. (Carl) Tomaszewski of Batavia, loving sons James (Josephine) Tubiolo of Oakfield and Phil (Patricia) Tubiolo of Nevada; sister Antoinette Burns of Batavia and brother John (Nancy) Mondo of Florida; grandchildren Michael S. (Valerie) Tomaszewski of Batavia, Melissa Nichols of Buffalo, Julie (Dr. John) Szawaluk of OH, James (Keri) Tubiolo of Buffalo, Nicole (Kieren) Hutchison and Brent Lloyd all of CA; great-grandchildren Madisyn & C. Max Tomaszewski, Sydni Nichols, Kate & Maddie Szawaluk, Dominic & Olivia Tubiolo and Quinn Hutchison; nieces Lori (Howard) Cohen and Anita Mondo; nephews Tom (Kelly) Burns, Drs. Bob (Linda) Burns, Daniel (Liz), John and Stephen (Jeanette) Mondo along with several great nieces, great nephews and dear friends.

     Family and friends may visit from 4-8 PM Wednesday September 19, 2012 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where prayers will be recited 9:30 AM Thursday September 20 followed by a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Ascension Parish (St. Anthony's Site), with burial to follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery. Memorials in Jo's memory are suggested to the Batavia Nursing Home, in recognition of the wonderful care shown to her and her family over the last two months. For more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

THE FAMILY OF JOSEPHINE A. (MONDO) TUBIOLO IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020. 

    

   Age 67, of Batavia, died Sunday morning September 16, 2012 at United Memorial Medical Center. She was born August 18, 1945 in Batavia, NY, a daughter of the late Everett J. & Dorothy E. (Smith) Miller, also preceded in death by her husband James R. Barberio Sr. in 2001, her daughter Sandy Wittkop, a brother Clifford Miller and granddaughter Jordyn Barberio and grandson Michael Boyce.

     Marie was a member of the Elba Methodist Church and worked for many years at Elba Central School. A wonderful mother and grandmother who was an avid bingo player, enjoyed arts and crafts, especially needlepoint.

     Surviving are her loving children James R. Barberio Jr. of Batavia, Chris (Joy) Barberio, Cheryl (Dan) Boyce, Connie Barberio all of Elba and Robin (Dan) Wissinger of Oakfield; brothers Richard (Linda) Miller and Ken (Nancy) Miller all of Oakfield; son-in-law Emmitt Wittkop of Batavia; 10 grandchildren along with many nieces, nephews & friends.

     Family and friends may visit from 3-7 PM on Tuesday September 18, 2012 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where Funeral Services will take place 10:00 AM Wednesday September 19 with burial to follow in Maple Lawn Cemetery in Elba. Memorials in Marie's memory are suggested to a chairty of the donor's choice. For more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

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

Henry Gorski, 88 of Batavia died September 16, 2012 at the New York State Veterans Home at Batavia. He was born April 8, 1924 in Buffalo to the late Valentine (Kunegunda Balcerak) Gorski. Mr. Gorski was a WWII Army Veteran and took part in both the Battle of the Bulge and Normandy. He was retired from Trojan Industries. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He is preceded in death by six brothers Julian, Stanley, Joseph, Raymond, Edward, and Alfred Gorski along with two sisters Cecelia Kendall and Viola Travinski.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years Gertrude C. (Sivret) Gorski; son Charles (Susan) Gorski; daughters Patricia Ann Zanghi all of Batavia; Cecelia (Tony Ortiz) Gorski of Lackawanna; 6 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place 12:00 Noon on Wednesday September 19, 2012 at Resurrection Parish-St. Joseph’s Church 303 East Main St. Batavia, New York 14020. Interment will take place in Grand View Cemetery, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the New York State Veterans Home Activities Fund 220 Richmond Ave. Batavia, New York 14020. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or call 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020.

     Age 55, a resident of Upper Black Eddy, PA died suddenly Wednesday September 12, 2012 at his home. He was born July 15, 1957 in Buffalo, a son of Mary (Wangler) Young of Pembroke and the late Jack Young.

     David moved to New Jersey in 1984, where he resided until 2012, when he moved to Pennsylvania, yet always holding ties to the Buffalo and Batavia area. He was the owner/operator of Tailor Cut Produce in North Brunswick, NJ, a proud member of the Republican Club of Upper Black Eddy, National Rifle Association and enjoyed making his homemade wine.

     Surviving along with his mother, Mary; his beloved wife of 24 years Dawn (Makwinski) Young; loving children Matthew William, Jack Andrew and Samantha Dawn; 4 brothers Marty (Chris) Young of Batavia, John (Tammy) Young of Niagara Falls, Joe (Lori) Young of Basom and Andrew (Denise) Young of Batavia; 3 sisters Connie (Jim) Fritschi of N. Tonawanda, Lori (Alan) Kurek and Amy (Jack) Chmielowicz both of Batavia along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

     Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of David's Life 11:00 AM Friday September 21, 2012 at St. Maximillian Kolbe Parish 18 West Main Street Corfu, New York 14036, celebrated by Father Robert Orlowski. Memorials in David's memory are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 2600 US Highway1 North Brunswick, NJ 08902, a reception will follow at the East Pembroke Church Hall and for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

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

    

 

Batavia- Mr. George T. Raines, 90, a retired teacher and coach at Batavia Public Schools from 1949 to his retirement in 1984, died Wednesday, September 12, 2012at Crossroads House, in Batavia.

Mr. Raines was born January 26, 1922 in Rochester, the son of the late Guy M. and Ruby Clark Raines.

He attended Canandaigua Institute and graduated from SUNY Brockport in 1949.  While at SUNY Brockport he met his future wife, Marie Emerling and married on August 27, 1949. Mrs. Raines died June 25, 2010.  Both he and his wife loved golf and were former members of Stafford Country Club.  He was a member of Resurrection Parish, St. Joseph’s Church. In 2005, Mr. Raines was inducted into the Batavia Blue Devils Athletic Hall of Fame.

A veteran of World War II he served with the US Navy from 1942 to 1945.  He was a pharmacist’s mate stationed in Seattle, Washington.

 In addition to his late wife, Marie, he was predeceased by his siblings, Guy M. Raines, Jr., Margaret O’Brien and Virginia Moore.

Survivors include a son, Tim Raines of Marietta, Georgia and a daughter, Maureen (Sal) Palatiere of Spring, Texas.    Also surviving are two grandchildren, Benjamin Palatiere and Allison (Daniel) Herrin, nieces and nephews.

 There will be no prior visitation.  Mass will be at 9:30 AM, Monday, September 17, 2012 at Resurrection Parish St. Joseph Church, 303 E. Main St., Batavia.  Burial will follow at 1:00 PM, at St. John the Baptist Cemetery, 6657 Mill St., Boston, NY.  Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 101 John James Audubon Parkway West, Amherst, NY 14228 or Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, NY 14021.

Arrangements were completed by the H. E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 E. Main St., Batavia, NY  14020.  Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com

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