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Timothy R. Grice, 52, of Oakfield, passed away Tuesday (April 8, 2014) at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

He was born in Batavia, NY on September 8, 1961, son of the late Robert E. Grice and Joan Henning Tullar of Batavia.

Timothy was a construction worker for Wormley Construction of Batavia and a member of City Church.

Surviving besides his mother is his step-father, Donald Tullar of Batavia. Brother, Ramie (Kelly) Grice of East Bethany. Sister, Pamela Lowe of Rochester. Half brother, Steven Grice of Batavia and half sister, Tonya Grice of Austin, TX. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and a great nephew.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share in a Celebration of Life Service on Tuesday (April 15th), 1:00pm at City Church, 210 East Main Street, Batavia. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the family for distribution to various charities.

Expressions of condolence and memories of Tim may be shared 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.

Elizabeth A. Whitbeck, 94, of Rochester and formerly of Akron, passed away peacefully on Wednesday (April 9, 2014) at Wesley Gardens Nursing Home in Rochester.

She was born in Cleveland, Ohio on February 22, 1920, daughter of the late John and Mary Haley Pfohl.

She was formerly employed by Fisher Price Co. in Medina prior to her retirement and enjoyed gardening and making different kinds of crafts.

She was the wife of the late John Louis Whitbeck who died in 1975 and mother of the late George E. Whitbeck.

Survivors include two sons, Kenneth (Dale) Whitbeck of Akron and James (Sally) Whitbeck of East Rochester. Daughter-in-law, Carma Whitbeck of Florida. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, brothers and a sister.

Elizabeth was predeceased by several brothers and sisters.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share memories, condolences and thoughts on Sunday (April 13th) from 4-7pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 John St., Akron, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, 10am at St. Teresa’s R. C. Church in Akron. Interment will be in St. Teresa’s Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wesley Gardens Nursing Home, 3 Upton Park, Rochester, NY 14607 or in the form of Mass Offerings.

Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 JOHN ST., AKRON, NY 14001. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR.

Helen K. Zorn, 86 of Batavia, passed away on Wednesday April 9, 2014 at United Memorial Medical Center. She was born on September 24, 1927 in Batavia to the late John (Margaret Winling) Klein. Mrs. Zorn retired from Joanne Fabrics in Batavia after 32 years. She was a lifelong member of Resurrection Parish. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and any type of needle work.  She was an avid reader, enjoyed baking and collecting cardinals. Mrs. Zorn is preceded in death by her husband Donald F. Zorn;  brothers Joseph, Paul, William, Donald and Cornelius Klein ; sisters Cecilia Zackey, Eileen Amedick, Henrietta Imbrecht, Margaret Radice, and Regina Redivivo, along with her brother-in-law Richard (Sybil) Zorn.

Helen is survived by her daughters Diane (Anthony) Totaro of Dublin CA, and Donna (Michael) Kowalczyk of Oakfield; son Daniel F. (Laura) Zorn of Pendleton; brother Henry (Bernice) Klein of Batavia; sister Veronica Miller of Oakfield; sisters-in-law Celia Klein of Batavia; Daisy Klein of Pembroke, along with 5 grandchildren, Lynn Marie, Andrew, Donald, Erin and Zachary.

Friends are invited to call on Friday April 11, 2014 from 4-8PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia New York 1420.  A 9:30AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday April 12, 2014 at Resurrection Parish 18 Ellicott St. Batavia, New York 14020. She will be laid to rest at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at www.lls.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.

Myron O. Lederhouse, 100, of Gasport, passed away peacefully on Sunday (April 6, 2014) at the Absolut Care of Gasport in Gasport, NY.

He was born in Lockport, NY on February 1, 1914, son of the late Oron and Myrta Lederhouse.

Myron was employed by General Motors in Lockport prior to his retirement.

Survivors include two sons, Ronald (Patricia) Lederhouse of Akron and Gary (Carol) Lederhouse of Gasport.  He is also survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may gather to share memories, thoughts and condolences on Thursday (April 10th) from 12-2pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 John St., Akron.  A funeral service will commence at the conclusion of visitation at 2pm.  Burial will be in Evergreen Lawn Cemetery, Akron, NY.

Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 JOHN ST., AKRON, NY 14001. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR.

 

Orma L. Welker, 89, of Attica passed away Monday April 7, 2014 at Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw NY.  Orma was born in Auburn, NY to the late Walter and Zelda (Thomas) Hutchings.  She was the wife of the late Gordon Welker, sister of Robert (Norma) Hutchings of Northfield Illinois and the mother of  Linda (James) Yoder of Batavia.

She is preceded in death by her sons Gary and Jeffery.  Orma had four grandchildren; Paul (Kelly) Welker, Kimberly (Jeff) Lynk, Melissa Yoder and Gregory (Lindsay) Yoder, and three great-grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Friday April 11, 2014 from 10:00AM - 11:30AM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC.  She will be laid to rest at Forest Hill Cemetery in Attica.

Memorials can be made to Attica Rescue Squad, 11 Water St., Attica NY 14011 or the Attica Historical Society, 130 Main St. Attica. For more information please call 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com . Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011
 

Daniel P. Chapman, 56, of Alexander passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014.  Born October 29, 1957 he was the son of the late Edmund and Wilma (Simmons) Chapman. Dan graduated from Alden High School in 1976.  He worked at Scott Aviation in Lancaster, NY for 23 years.  Dan enjoyed spending time with friends and family.  Dan was a loving and devoted husband.  He and his wife enjoyed traveling, attending concerts and attending shows at Shea’s Performing Arts Center.  Dan took pride in his home and gardens.  He was an avid sports fan, especially the Lakers.

He is survived by his loving wife, Trudy (Iocco) Chapman of 25 years; brother, William (Patti Lewandowski) Chapman; his brothers and sisters-in-law, several nieces and nephews, three great nieces and two great nephews.

Friends are invited to call from 2 to 4 P.M., Thursday at Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main St., Attica, NY.  Funeral Services will be immediately following.

Memorials may be made to MDA, Rochester Chapter. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

Byron/Oakfield - Mrs. Peggy D. Wilson, 94, of Oakfield, passed away on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Highland Hospital after a short illness.

Mrs. Wilson was born August 7, 1919 in Reading, England, a daughter of the late William and Lilly Davis.  After immigrating to the United States, Lilly married George Patten.  George married Sally Perkins and Peggy cared lovingly for them in their older years.

A 66-year member of Byron Presbyterian Church, she taught Sunday school, weekday religion and vacation bible school.  She was a life member of the South Byron Fireman’s Auxiliary and a former Girl Scout troop leader in Byron.  She enjoyed quilting, crochet, knitting, cooking and gardening. 

Peggy and her mother arrived in the United States through Ellis Island on April 8, 1926. She and her mother became naturalized citizens in 1947.

Peggy and her husband raised two grandchildren, Tammy and Eric Taylor, whom provided her with lots of joy and love through the years.

Peggy enjoyed her last 10 years at School House Manor. She made many friendships and enjoyed being able to be independent.

Peggy was called “Grandma Peggy” by her daughter-in-laws family with great love and joy.

Peggy in recent years enjoyed to go out to eat with her family at Miss Batavia Diner. She was always greeted with a smile and a warm welcome. During her illness Miss Batavia assisted the family with Peggy’s favorite drink to go, their Raspberry Ice Tea.

Her husband, Edgar B. Wilson, passed away on October 26, 2002.

She is survived by her children, Robert (Beth) Wilson of Byron and Dorothy Clement of  Kansas City, MO; several grandchildren including Tammy (Chip) Longabaugh of Slaterville, Kimberly (Devin) Borget of Lewiston, Karen (Rich) Volk of Oakfield; several great-grandchildren including Ashley Taylor of Rochester, Lisa Marie Taylor of Batavia, Sean McConnell of Slaterville, William Borget of Lewiston, Milo Volk of Oakfield; several great-great-grandchildren including Eli Rose Taylor of Rochester; and many  nieces, nephews, great nieces, great-nephews and cousins. 

She was the grandmother of the late Eric D. Taylor, who passed away on January 5, 2001.

She was the great-grandmother to the late Stephanie Lynn Tooley, who passed away on September 25, 2003.

Friends may call on Tuesday, April 8 from 4 to 8p.m. at the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, where services will be held on  Wednesday, April 9th  at 10a.m. Burial will be in North Byron Cemetery, Byron. Memorials may be made to South Byron Fire Company, PO Box 30, South Byron, New York 14557 or Byron First Presbyterian Church, PO Box 206, Byron, New York 14422. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle, please visit www.burdettandsanford.com.

Linda K. Christbaum, 67 of Batavia, passed away on Friday April 4, 2014. She was born on December 8, 1946 in Ossining, NY to the late Arnold (Margaret Finnegan) Westcott. Mrs. Christbaum was the Robert Morris Elementary Art Teacher for 38 years and loved spending time still with her extended school family. She enjoyed sewing, weaving and being an artist. Linda traveled the world with her best friend and daughter Alexis.    

Mrs. Christbaum is survived by her husband Ronald Christbaum of Batavia; daughter Alexis Christbaum of Batavia and her brother John (Andrea) Westcott of Westminster, CO.

Friends are invited to call on Thursday April 10, 2014 from 4 to 7 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Alexis to be distributed to various art related charities. For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.
 

LeRoy ~ Anne A. Ingalls, age 87, passed away Wednesday evening (April 2, 2014) in the loving presence of her family at Unity Hospital after a long battle with ovarian cancer.

     Mrs. Ingalls was born May 24, 1927 in Rochester, N.Y., a daughter of the late Oliver and Alice Burns Cooper Sr.

     She will be remembered as a loving person who cared deeply for her family.  She loved to watch her grandchildren participate in sports.  She had a passion to watch football and enjoyed many activities which included crafts, crocheting and painting.

     Mrs. Ingalls is survived by her daughters, Karen (Alfred) Parks of LeRoy and Alice Ingalls of LeRoy, her grandchildren, Sandy Parks of LeRoy, Stephanie Parks of LeRoy and Brian (Julie) Ingalls of E. Bethany, great-grandchildren, Jeffrey James and Bethani James of LeRoy and Haley Ingalls and Kyle Ingalls of E. Bethany, a brother, Oliver (Grace) Cooper Jr. of LeRoy, a sister, Betty (Connie) Snyder of LeRoy, a sister-in-law, Janice Cooper of LeRoy, along with many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her husband, Harley Ingalls, and her siblings, Harriett Huntley, Franklin Cooper, Stanley, Walter and John Unamen and a grandson, Brian Ingalls Jr.

     Family and friends may call on Saturday from 2 ~ 4 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road, LeRoy where her funeral service will be held at 4:00 P.M.  Reception will be held at the Stafford Fire Hall following the services. Interment will be in Machpelah Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

     In lieu of flowers, the family would like memorials directed to https://www.ovariancancer.org/donate/.     

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

Mary V. Kelly, 91 of Perry, passed away on March 31, 2014 at her home. She was born in Batavia on May 9, 1922 to the late Frank (Sarah Kinney) Folk. Mrs. Kelly along with her husband owned and operated Folk & Kelly, Inc. in Perry. She was a longtime member of St. Joseph’s Church in Perry. She is preceded in death by her husband Leonard A. Kelly and brother Casper Folk.

She is survived by her son Bruce (Sandra) Kelly, granddaughter Stefanie (Kyle) Tallman, great-grandsons Bryce and Parker Tallman all of Perry; sister Betty (Leo) Sulim of Winterhaven, FL, along with several nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral Services will be held 7:00 PM on Monday April 7, 2014 at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. She will be laid to rest at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Perry.

Memorials may be made to the Perry Center Fire Department P.O. Box 204 Perry, NY 14530. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

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