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samuelewilliams.jpgSamuel E. Williams, 72, of Corfu, passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2020. He was born August 27, 1948 in Buffalo to the late Melvin (Hester Neff) Williams. Sam is preceded in death by his wife Deborah (Powell) Williams and brother-in-law William Bruggman.

Sam was a United States Navy Veteran. He worked as a civilian at Albion and Attica State Prison. He was a longtime member of the WNY Gas & Steam Engine Association. Sam was a Darien Volunteer Fireman. He was an avid hunter and greatly enjoyed it.

He is survived by his significant other Linda Rindell of Corfu; children Staci (Nate Woodard) Williams of Sheldon; Amy (Robert) Gromlovits of Darien; Jenny (Travis) Sholes of OH; siblings Connie Bruggman of Batavia; Gary (Donna) Williams of Myrtle Beach, SC; Melvin (Helen) Williams of East Concord; Paula (Marty) Wolcott of Woodburn, OR; Ronald (Susan) Williams of The Villages, FL; 7 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours and services will be private. He will be laid to rest in Darien Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Darien Fire Company, 10537 Alleghany Road, Darien Center, NY 14040. 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 St., Attica, New York 14011.


Majorie K. Gray (Keenan), PAVILION - September 26, 2020 at age 93. She is survived by her children, Jane (Wayne) Smith, John (Joan) Gray both of Pavilion, David Gray of Perry, Karen Gray of Geneseo, Kevin (Laurie) Gray of Caledonia, Rog-er (Sue) Gray of LeRoy, Kathy (Dana) Fleming of East Bethany; 12 grand-children; 11 great grandchildren; sisters, Mary (Abe) Sickles, Marilyn (Richard) Fisher; brothers, Robert, John, Melville (Martha) Keenan; sister-in-law, Mary Ann Keenan; many nieces and nephews. Marge was predeceased by her husband Thomas Gray; sisters, Margaret Steiner, Marion Wood; brothers, James, William Keenan.

Family and friends are invited to call Friday 2- 4, 7 – 9 pm at the Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 West Main Street, Caledonia. (Please note that masks and social distancing will be required.) Funeral Services and interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Interment Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Fowlerville. In lieu of flowers Memorials may be made to Covington United Presbyterian Church, 1701 Craig Road, Pavilion, NY 14525 or Pavilion Fire Dept., PO Box 156 Pavilion, NY 14525. To share a memory or send a condolence visit alhartfuneralhome.com

Madison "Maddie" Masters died unexpectedly on September 25th in LeRoy, NY at the age of 17.

     Madison is survived by her parents, Kate Cross of LeRoy, and Chris (Christy) Masters of Lima; siblings, Brooklyn, Breck, Brinnley, & Bristol; Grandparents, Debbie & Tom McCullough, Doug & Sharon Cross, John & Candy Masters; Great-Grandmother, Margaret King; Great-Grandfather, John Flint; many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, special friend, Joey Volpe and many dear friends. 

     Madison was born on April 11, 2003 in Rochester at Highland Hospital.  She attended LeRoy High School and was in her senior year.  She loved working at Batavia’s Original in Batavia. She played volleyball and softball for the LeRoy Knights and was a dancer at Fusion Dance Studios since when she was two years old. 

     She was a kind, caring and beautiful young woman, with a loving heart, taken too soon.  She was loved by so many family and friends and will be missed always and forever.

     Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 30th from 2 ~ 8 P.M. at Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt. 19), LeRoy, NY 14482. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Madison's life. (Funeral home occupancy will be limited to 33% capacity during the course of visitation and face masks are required.)  A private family funeral is scheduled.  The service will begin live streaming, Wednesday, September 30th at Noon;  follow this link: http://bit.ly/MaddieFuneral

     In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Maddie may be made to:  https://www.racf.org/fund/madison-grace-fund/

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

Virginia T. Tresco, 88 of Corfu, passed away on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at ECMC in Buffalo. She was born June 28, 1932 in Batavia, to the late Gerald (Irene Colantonio) Tresco. She is preceded in death by sister Shirley (Gary) Cox, grand-nephew Nicholas DiMartino and brother-in-law Francis Penkaszyk.

Ms. Tresco worked for over 40 years at Farmers Protection Credit in Batavia and was an avid reader. She had a huge heart, always giving to charities, lending a helping hand and was always there when you needed her. A longtime member of Resurrection Parish, she had a strong faith and attended church often.

She is survived by siblings Geraldine Penkaszyk; Jeanette Cox and David Tresco all of Batavia; along with several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral Services will be held privately. She will be laid to rest at Grand View Cemetery, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Catholic Charities, www.CCWNY.org. 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.

LeRoy - Marilyn J. McCabe , 81  of LeRoy, formerly of Scottsville and Batavia, passed away on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home in LeRoy.

Mrs. McCabe was born August 19th, 1939 in Buffalo, a daughter of the late Herbert Clausius and Anna Harbison Clausius Lenz.

She was a member of the Batavia First Presbyterian Church and a retired nurse, having worked for many years in Dr. Khan's office.

Marilyn is the wife of the late Michael McCabe.

She is survived by her children, Jacqueline M. Grasso of Rochester, Michael J (Nancy) Grasso of Scottsville and their children Gina and Jared Grasso, Jeffery A Grasso of Rochester and his children, Nicole Grasso, Brittany LaBore, and Adam LaBore, Wendy S. (Brian) Winslow of Scottsville and their children Mallory and Abigail Winslow; a sister, Barbara (late Larry) Hoffman; a sister-in-law, Mary Clausius of Rhode Island.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Preceded in death by her brother, Raymond Clausius.

Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, October 1st, 2020  from 4:00 pm  to 7:00 pm  at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 E. Main Street in Batavia. Marilyn's Funeral Service will be held privately.  Burial will be in Grand View Cemetery in Batavia.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Batavia First Presbyterian Church, 300 E. Main St., Batavia, NY 14020 or to Crossroads House, PO Box 403, Batavia, NY 14021 (www.crossroadshouse.com).  

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, the funeral home will be restricted to 33% capacity during visitation.  Face coverings and social distancing will be required.  We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

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

Batavia - James  V.  Lewis , 83  of Batavia  passed away on Friday, September 25, 2020 at Brothers of Mercy Nursing Home in Clarence.

Mr. Lewis was born November 13th, 1936 in Oswego,  a son of the late James Lewis and Nettie (Murray) Lewis.

He was a member of Ascension Parish - Sacred Heart Church, where he served as an Eucharistic Minister.  He is a former member and Eucharistic Minister at Resurrection Parish; Mr. Lewis retired after 20 years in the US Navy as a Lt Commander and was a long-time teacher in the Batavia City Schools.  He was a member of the Batavia Lions Club, Knights of Columbus Council 325, 4th Degree Assemble Knights of Columbus Council 755, Batavia Teachers Union, Genesee County Retired Teachers Association, and former town of Batavia Councilman.

James is the husband of the late Jean Anne (Spath) Lewis who passed away in 2010.

He is survived by his children, Kelli (Ricky) Falker of Florida, Heather (Frank) Markowski of Batavia, Christopher (Angie) Lewis of Maryland, and Patrick (Susan) Lewis of Arizona; a brother, Edward (late Bonnie) Lewis of Hannibal; a sister, Christine Clancy of Clay.  5 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews also survive.

There will be no visitation.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Ascension Parish for the immediate family.  Mr. Lewis will be entombed in St. Joseph's Mausoleum in Batavia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance,127 North St., Batavia, NY 14020. 

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

LeRoy ~ Isabel M. "Bonnie" Gangi, age 93, of North Street, passed away Thursday afternoon (Sept. 24, 2020) at Highland Hospital in Rochester.

     She was born November 22, 1926 in Sugar Grove, PA, a daughter of the late Guy and Mabel Nelson.

     Isabel will be remembered as the loving and devoted matriarch of her large family.  Her life centered around them. She cherished the opportunity to entertain and prepare meals for her family and her love of sewing enabled her to make gifts for them.  She had a lifelong career as a registered nurse and cared for many people at various health care facilities in the area.  Over the years, she enjoyed square dancing and traveling.

     She will be sadly missed by her children; Nancy Robords of Dansville, Thomas (Sandra) Gangi of Alliance, OH, Joan (Quentin) Call of Stafford, Paul (Norma) Gangi of Dansville, Daniel (Lorrie) Gangi of LeRoy, Mary Margaret (John) Scanlan of Bergen, Steven Gangi of Elba and Judy (David) Warner of LeRoy; sister, Betty Lou Nuttall of Youngville, PA; brother, John Roy (Dorothy) Nelson of Minneapolis, MN, foster brother, Jim Marquis of Warren, PA; 22 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren, very special cousins, Miles and Sally Nelson, along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

     She was predeceased by the love of her life for 59 years, Sebastian Gangi in 2007, her sister, Cynthia Peterson and her brothers-in-law, Fred Peterson and Harold Nuttall.

     Family and friends may call on Monday from 4 ~ 8 P.M. at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt. 19), LeRoy. (Funeral home occupancy will be limited to 33% capacity during the course of visitation and face masks are required.)    Her Rite of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Peter's Church, 44 Lake St., LeRoy.  Interment will follow in Machpelah Cemetery.

     Memorial contributions are suggested to the Rochester Are Right To Life, 675 Ling Road, Rochester, N.Y. 14612

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

Marcia Calarco, 58, of Oakfield,  passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at her home.

Marcia was born November 26th, 1961 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Mary Engles.

She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.   Marcia was a court stenographer for 28 years.  

Surviving are her husband of 38 years, Nick Calarco and children, Michelle Calarco, Nick (Julie) Calarco, Frank (Michelle) Calarco, Vin (Jackie) Calarco and Paul (Kristen) Calarco; grandchildren, Eric Moore, Jake Moore, Nicholas Calarco, Natalie Calarco, Anthony Calarco, Olivia Calarco, Frankie Calarco, Vincent Calarco, Jr. and Brycen Calarco; sisters, Jean Wratney and Anne Moore and her beloved dog, Pokey.

Family and friends are invited to call on Monday, September 28th, from 4:00 pm  to 7:00 pm  at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.  Marcia 's Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, September 29th at St. Padre Pio Parish, 56 Maple Ave., Oakfield with entombment to follow in St. Joseph's Mausoleum in Batavia.  

The funeral home and the church 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. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Judes Children's Research Hospital, ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 https://www.stjude.org/donate/pm.html?sc_cid=sc_icid=heart-link.  

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

baker.jpg  Douglas D. Baker of Attica passed away September 23, 2020 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease at the age of 78. He was born in Alexander, NY, January 5, 1942. He is the son of the late Charles and Emma (Hemaline) Baker.

Doug is survived by his loving sisters; Gail Richley of Batavia and Patricia Smith of Orangeville; brothers, Randy Baker of Kansas and Chauncey Baker of Pike, NY. He'll be missed by his lifelong friend; Kenny Bush of Warsaw. Douglas leaves behind many nieces and nephews.

Doug enjoyed the outdoor life, hunting, fishing and trapping. He retired from Lapp Insulator and Bethlehem Steel. In his retirement he enjoyed helping farmers work their land.

The family would like to thank the Houghton Rehabilitation Facility for his care and well-being.

A private Service will be held at the family's convenience. Doug will be laid to rest at the Middlebury Cemetery with his mother and father.

For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

givens.jpg  Rosemary B. Givens, age 79 of Perry, New York passed away on Wednesday September 23, 2020 at her home after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was born in Philadelphia, PA. on August 22, 1941, a daughter to the late Charles and Catherine G. (Lucas) Beschen. Along with her parents she is preceded in death by siblings: Patricia Widick, Charles and Richard Beschen.

Rosemary was a graduate of West Philadelphia Girls Catholic High School class of 1952 and received her associates degree at Pierce Junior College in Philadelphia. She started her work career at General Electric in Philadelphia, after moving to New York she worked for Morton Salt Co. in Silver Springs, later owning and operating the former Sears Catalog Store and JJ Newberry’s Variety Store both in Perry, and retired from the Wyoming County Community Hospital in 2001 where she was a medical receptionist.

Rosemary was a member of St. Immaculate Conception Church in Pavilion. A member of the Perry Garden Club and former member of the Tuesday Club. She enjoyed line dancing, gardening, doing various crafts, decorating her home and loved spending time with her sons and their family.

She is survived by her husband: Richard M. Givens whom she married on December 11, 1971, 2 sons: John (Jessica) Givens of Phelps, Mark (Bridget) Givens of Perry, 4 grandchildren: Mary, Matthew, Kara and Claire Givens, along with many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be announced at a later date. Rosemary will be laid to rest in Glenwood Cemetery in Perry.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Perry Garden Club. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or for more information call (585) 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC, 98 North Main Street, Perry, New York 14530.

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