Batavia - Maria E. Stoddard, 69, of Batavia, died Friday, (November 19, 2010) at Sisters of Charity Hospital, in Buffalo.
Mrs. Stoddard was born September 5, 1941 in Buffalo, a daughter of the late Alexander and Margaret (Fusco) Sharon.
After her retirement from the V.A. Hospital in Batavia, where she was a housekeeper, Mrs. Stoddard was a teacher's aide at the Genesee County Child Daycare. She loved Halloween, having collected many costumes and also enjoyed garage sales.
Survivors include two sons, Michael Sharon of Grand Island and Justin Stoddard of Bellevue, Washington; a daughter, Margaret Pillo of Batavia; two sisters, Shirley Costello of Florida and Carol (Kenneth) Knoll of Lancaster; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia, where services will be at 3:00 p.m. also on Sunday. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 or by visiting www.st.jude.org. Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com