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Pearl S. Shine

By T.J. Woodward
Dec 21, 2010, 1:56pm

Pearl S. Shine  86, of Batavia, died Monday December 20, 2010 at the Genesee County Nursing Home. She was born July 7, 1924 in Northwood, New Hampshire to the late Raymond  and Lucena (Casavant) Smith. Mrs. Shine was a homemaker, an avid reader and pinochle card player. She was also a 4-H Leader for children years ago. She was preceded in death by her husband the late John Shine in 1989, her sister Louise Waterhouse. 

She is survived by her sons Dennis (Barbara) Shine of Batavia, Christopher Shine of Seneca Falls, NY and a sister Trudy Batchelder of New Hampshire. Three granddaughters Janna (Timothy) Lamey of Dryden, NY; Kelly Graber of Virginia, Christina Heidt of Seneca Falls, two great-granddaughters Alexandra Lamey of Dryden, and Madison Heidt of Johnsonburg survive along with several nieces and nephews. 

Friends may call on Wednesday evening December 22, 2010 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company Inc. 329-333 West Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday December 23, 2010 at 10:00 AM at the  Funeral Home.

Burial will take place in  St. Nicholas Cemetery in North Java.  The Family suggests memorials be made to Genesee County Nursing Home, 278 Bank St., Batavia, NY 14020. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please go to or call 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia New York 14020.

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