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perry.jpgAnn Perry, 78 of Corfu, NY, died September 21, 2010 at United Memorial Medical Center. Born September 14, 1932 in Lackawanna, New York, daughter of the late William (Agnes Clements) Grace. Mrs. Perry was a Telephone Operator for 25 years at New York Telephone. Preceded in death by two husbands Donald Smart in 1966 and William Perry in 1991. 
 
She is survived by son David (Rosana) Smart of CA; daughters Carol Sue (Douglas) Yaeger of Indian Falls; Marianne Smart of E. Pembroke; a sister Mary Grace Fargo of Batavia; grandchildren Jennifer Smart, Jaclyn Smart, David Smart, Ashley Dinger, Juliann Yaeger, one special step-grandson Daniel Perry, great-granddaughter Sara Pina along with several nieces and nephews. 
 
Friends are invited to call from 11 AM to 1 PM on Friday September 24, 2010 at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. Funeral Service will follow calling hours 1:00 PM on Friday September 24, 2010 at the Funeral Home. Interment will take place at Elmwood Cemetery in Batavia. 
 
The family suggests memorials be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance 16 Bank St. Batavia, NY 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 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. 
 

 

longch.jpgHarriet Kathryn (Carson/MacRae) Longchamps left this life peacefully on Sunday, September 19, 2010. She was born March 23, 1925 to Francis & Kathryn (Keenan) Carson of Buffalo, NY but rooted to Batavia for the majority of her adult life. She worked several jobs, but those who knew her will always remember her as being owner/operator of Longchamps Telephone Answering Service in Batavia from the mid 1960’s until its close in the late 1980’s. Her soothing, bass voice was a perfect match for the phone lines. 
 
She weathered many adversities in life, but never fell prey to self pity. Choosing, instead, to meet the challenges, gather strength from her trials & find the good in every living moment. 
 
If any single attribute could define her, it would be motherhood and its continuous ripples from one generation through to the next, over and again. Her legacy lies not only in her own children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, but in the innumerable other young ones that she pulled into the fold. 
 
She will be remembered for her countless tabletop coffee consultations, her endless supply of tales to tell and her enormous heart and humor. 
 
She was predeceased by her son, Kelly Longchamps who, no doubt, will have a room ready for her & a cup of coffee waiting. 
 
She is survived by her sons; James D. (Joan) MacRae III of Batavia; Eric J. (Raylene) MacRae of FL; Patrick (Peggy Berndt) MacRae of Verona; as well as her daughters Ellen (Steven) Hagen; Kathleen Longchamps of Batavia; Kristine Flicker of Newport Beach, CA. She also leaves behind grandchildren James, Patrick & Bridget MacRae, Jocelyn McKim, Nicholas, Margaret & Grace Flicker, Bevan, Ethan, Martin, Emma & Adah Hagen, Rachael Ciociola, Tammy Morgan & Tina Hartgrove, as well as several great & great-great-grandchildren. 
 
Friends are invited to call from 7 to 9 PM on Friday September 24, 2010 at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. A Mass of remembrance to be held at a later date. A gathering of friends, family and anyone who wishes to stop by will take place @ 2:00 PM on Saturday September 25, 2010 at her daughter’s home. 
 
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the family. 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 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020.

 

Bernard Alan Squires, 57 of Conroe Texas entered into eternal rest on Friday September 10, 2010. Born November 30, 1952 in Batavia New York, son of the late John Edwin "Ed" Squires and Teresa George Squires of  Warsaw. Bernard attended Albion Central High School and was awarded both bachelors and masters degrees in chemistry from Niagara University. His passion for science and computers led him to an international career in technology, most recently with Baker Hughes of Houston where he was laboratory manager. 
 
In addition to his mother he is survived by his brothers John (Mary) Squires of Brockport, Gregory (Sandra) Squires and Jeffrey (Sara) Squires all of Prattsburgh, his sister Barbara (Joseph) Sanguiliano of Manalapan, New Jersey, and loving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. 
 
There will be no prior calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday September 25, 2010 at 10:00AM at Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph’s), 303 East Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020. Interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
 
 In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the charity of the donor’s choice. 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 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020.

 

Donald A. Dundon, 79 of Batavia, NY, died September 19, 2010 at United Memorial Medical Center. Born February 14, 1931 in Buffalo, New York son of the late Walter (Jeanette Leney) Dundon. Mr. Dundon was retired from the Niagara Mohawk where he worked for 39 years. He served eight years in the Army National Guard, was a member of Terry Hills Golf Course. He was an avid bowler. Mr. Dundon is preceded in death by his wife Joyce (Aubert) Dundon on November 10, 2002 & a son, Robert Dundon, Sr. in 2003.
 
 He is survived by his sons Kevin Dundon of Lancaster, Donald Dundon of Alden, William Dundon of Texas, a daughter Lynette Dundon of Georgia and a step son Rick Flowers of Bethany, NY. One sister Joyce Brown of Cheektowaga and a brother Raymond Dundon of Maryland survive along with 7 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. 
 
There will be no prior calling hours. Friends are invited to attend a funeral service on Thursday, September 23rd at 1:00 p.m. at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main St., Batavia. Interment will take place in Grand View Cemetery. 
 
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society – 101 John James Audubon Pkwy., Amherst, NY 14228.    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 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020.
 

 

Richard J. Dimick, 76 of Stafford, NY died September 17, 2010 at Strong Memorial Hospital, NY. Born June 17, 1934 in Batavia, NY, son of the late Clayton (Evelyn Stokes) Dimick. Mr. Dimick was retired from Upstate Milk in Batavia. He was a member of the Stafford Methodist Church and a Veteran. He is preceded in death by a brother Rodney Dimick and sister Mary Papp-Fuller. 
 
Mr. Dimick is survived by his wife of 55 years Diane A. (Barber) Dimick of Stafford; son Paul R. Dimick of Rochester; daughters Deborah L. Dimick of Scottsville; Michelle A. (Matthew) Haire of Derry, PA; brothers Clayton D. (Lois) Dimick of LeRoy; William D. (Shirley) Dimick of LeRoy; sister-in-law Sylvia Dimick of LeRoy; 6 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, along with many nieces and nephews. 
 
There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM on Sunday September 19, 2010 at the Stafford Methodist Church, Main Rd. Stafford, NY 14143. Interment in Stafford Rural Cemetery. 
 
The family suggests memorials to Stafford Methodist Church, Volunteers for Animals www.vol4animals.org or to a charity of the donor’s choice.    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 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020.

dawson.jpgJacquelyn B. Dawson, 65, of Batavia, NY, died September 14, 2010 in Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Born December 6, 1944 in Key West Florida. Daughter of the late Joseph (Doris Voorhees) Benty. Mrs. Dawson was retired from the Genesee County Courthouse where she worked as a legal secretary.  She was a member of Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s), the Red Hat Society and the Christian Women’s Club. 

She is survived by her Fiancé James Galvin of Batavia, son Michael W. Dawson of Batavia, daughter Michelle L. (Mark) Mistretta of Rochester. Brother David (Sharon) Benty of Oakfield, sisters Patricia Lowder of Oakfield and Tina (Gregg) Wolff of Batavia, 2 granchildren Terrell Bloom and David Mistretta, one great grandson Jonah Elsenheimer who survive along with several nieces and nephews. 

Calling hours will be held on Friday September 17, 2010 from 4 to 8 PM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday September 18, 2010 at 12 Noon at Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s site) 18 Ellicott Street, Batavia, New York. Interment will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. 

The family suggests memorials be made to Lollipop Farms, 99 Victor Road, Fairport, NY 14450.    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 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020.

 

 

 
Batavia - Mr. Roy MacConnell, 93, of Batavia, died Sunday, (September 12, 2010)at the Genesee County Nursing Home.
Mr. MacConnell was born March 1, 1917, in Bergen, a son of the late Fred and Mildred (Fuller) MacConnell.
He was a utility engineer at Eastman Kodak Company for 34 years. After his retirement from Kodak, he worked at Byron-Bergen Central School for 13 years. A lifetime farmer in the Bergen area, Mr. MacConnell most recently volunteered at the New York State Veteran’s Home in Batavia.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Shirley (Carpenter) MacConnell of Batavia; a son, Greg MacConnell of Plattsburgh; grandchildren, Blaise MacConnell of New Hampshire, Dustin MacConnell of New Hampshire, Patrick and his wife Cathlene MacConnell of Charleston, South Carolina and Sarah and her husband Owen Fussey of Plattsburgh; two great-grandchildren, Aislynn and Avery MacConnell; a daughter-in-law, Sandy (Redick) MacConnell of New Hampshire and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. MacConnell is predeceased by his son, Brad MacConnell and brothers and sisters. 
There are no prior calling hours and services will be private. Burial will be in Byron Cemetery.   Memorials may be made to the North Bergen Presbyterian Church, 7068 North Bergen Road, Bergen, N.Y. 14416. Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com. Arrangements were completed by the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

 

Gordon T. Conover, 65 of LeRoy, NY. Died September 13, 2010 peacefully at his home. Born March 31, 1945 in Canandaigua, NY, son of the late Gordon (Mary Callahan) Conover. Mr. Conover worked at D&L Trucking in Eden, NY. Preceded in death by his brother Robert Conover. 
 
Survivors include sons John C. Conover of Canandaigua; Jeffrey S. Conover of CA; daughter Kim (Alan) Whitbeck of Canandaigua; sisters Florence Howes of Batavia; Linda Cookinham of Webster; grandson Joshua Conover; along with several nieces and nephews. 
 
There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral Services will be private. Interment in Boughton Hill Cemetery in Victor, NY.
 
For more information or to sign the guest registry please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or call 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020.
 
 

Batavia - Mrs. Edna A. Miller, 77, of Batavia, retired school teacher at Oakfield-Alabama Central School in Oakfield, died Friday, September 10, 2010at United Memorial Medical Center.

Mrs. Miller was born December 28, 1932 in Danville, Illinois, the daughter of the late Charles William and Florence Gruber Miller, granddaughter of the late Edna Miller and sister of the late William (Ann) Miller.
 
A 1972 graduate of Geneseo State College, she was a member of the New York State Retired Teacher's Association, New York State United Teachers Association, the National Education Association and a former member of Delta Kappa Gamma.
 
She began her teaching career at St. Joseph's School where she taught for three years and retired from Oakfield-Alabama Central School in 1992 after 20 years. She also worked at Genesee Community College where she taught Secondary Summer School, CETA Program, SAT preparation courses, an ABE Instructor and served as an English tutor.
 
A member of St. Joseph's Church, she was a CCD instructor, a counter for the church and a member of the Sodality. She volunteered her time at RAP, the March of Dimes, Meals on Wheels, PAVE - Ministry of Concern, Crossroads House and as a Literacy Volunteer.
 
Survivors include two loving sons, Alfred Panepinto and Russell (Renee') Panepinto, both of Batavia; adoring grandchildren, Michael Panepinto, Rachel Panepinto and Josie Panepinto, all of Batavia and several  nieces and nephews.

There are no prior calling hours. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, September 18th at   10 a.m. at Resurrection Parish - St. Joseph's Church, 301 East Main Street, Batavia. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, New York 14021.Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements were completed by the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.

 

Lois Falker, 75 of Corfu, NY died September 11, 2010 at United Memorial Medical Center. Born November 2, 1934 in Pembroke, NY, daughter of the late John (Caroline Schwartz) Finkney. She is preceded in death by a daughter Katherine Step-Falker, brothers Kenneth, Billy, Gerald Finkney and sister Pamela Heineman.
 
 She is survived by her husband Loren Falker of Corfu, and son Ken Falker of Corfu. Brother Ronald (Betty) Finkney of Corfu, sisters Linda (Vince) Heineman of Oakfield, Diane (Marvin) Rosenberg of Pembroke; Carol (Brian) O’Brien of Williamsville and brother-in-law Gerard Heineman of Corfu. 4 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren survive along with several nieces and nephews. 
 
There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday September 15, 2010 at 11:00AM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020. 
 
Memorials may be made to HomeCare & Hospice, 550 East Main Street, 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 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. 

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