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Batavia - Florence L. Jannain, 84, of Batavia passed away Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at United Memorial Medical Center.

Mrs. Jannain was born December 23, 1927 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Blood. 

Mrs. Jannain was a past president of the VFW  Ladies Auxillary and was very active in the Pavilion Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.  She was an avid reader and enjoyed word puzzles, especially crosswords.  She loved spending time with her family and was a dedicated collector of various knickknacks.

She was the wife of the late Lester N. Jannain, who died in 1996.

Surviving are her children, Linda (William) Jannain-Hume of East Bethany, Marcia Reeser of Pheonix, AZ, and Raymond Jannain of Rochester.  She is also survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers and sisters as well as nieces and nephews.

Florence is preceded in death by a son, James Lester Jannain, and daughters, Victoria Rockefeller and Cynthia Jannain.  

Friends may call on Saturday from 11- 12 Noon at Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia.  Funeral Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.  Flowers are gratefully declined and memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 101 John James Audubon Parkway West, Amherst, NY 14228.  Burial will be in Oatka Cemetery, Pavilion.  Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com

Sarah M. Passamonte, 87 of Batavia, died October 22, 2012 at the United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia. She was born September 27, 1925 in Batavia to the late Samuel (Antoinette Irrera) Oddo Sr.. Mrs. Passamonte was retired from Off Track Betting in Batavia and was a member of St. Anthony’s Church for many years. She loved to cook, bake and spend time with her family. She is preceded in death by her brothers Nicholas, William, Anthony Oddo and a sister Angeline M. Oliver.  

She is survived by her beloved husband Charles Passamonte Jr.; brothers Joseph (Frances); Samuel (Theresa); Richard (Donna) Oddo all of Batavia; sisters Katherine (Bart) Turchiarelli of Williamsville; Anne (Nicholas) DiStefano of West Seneca along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great-great nieces and great-great nephews. 

Friends are invited to call on Thursday October 25, 2012 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. Prayers will be recited 9:30 AM on Friday October 26, 2012 at the Funeral Home followed by a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Ascension Parish-St. Anthony’s Church 122 Liberty St. Batavia, NY 14020. Interment will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Batavia.       

In lieu of flowers memorials may 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 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020.

     Age 49, of Buffalo/Batavia, formerly of Plymouth, ME died peacefully Thursday morning October 18, 2012 at United Memorial Medical Center. She was born March 26, 1963 in Pittsfield, ME a daughter of the late Kenneth & Jeanne (Langley) Bubar.

     Teresa was a groom at Batavia Downs and Buffalo Raceway. A wonderful mother who worked hard all her life with the horses she loved so much.

     Surviving are her loving children, son, Samuel S. Smith and daughter, Mae J. Smith both of Buffalo; her companion of 26 years, Carl Smith of Buffalo; sisters, Suzy (Robert) Hamilton, Tori Bubar; brothers, James Fletcher, Kenneth (Lorie) Bubar Jr. & Kevin (Trisha) Bubar; step-mother, Janice Bubar; step-sister, Martha Knight all of Maine along with many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

     Services will be held privatley by the family with burial in the Detroit Village Cemetery, Detroit, ME. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Teresa's memory can be made to a charity of the donor's choice. For more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

THE FAMILY OF TERESA M. BUBAR IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

     

Alabama - Barbara Jean Kingdom, 66, of Alabama, a Cook at Oakfield - Alabama School, passed away Friday evening, (October 19, 2012) at her home.

Mrs. Kingdom was born July 3, 1946 in Batavia, a daughter of the late George and Pauline (Brydges) Mills.

Barb had a love of flowers, and the holidays. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed helping on the family farm. Mrs. Kingdom enjoyed feeding hummingbirds and traveling with her cousins. Most of all, she loved her family. There was a special place in her heart for her nieces and nephews, and she was always there for them.

She is the wife of the late Leonard Kingdom, who died in 1995.

Survivors include one son, Brian Kingdom and one daughter, Joyce Kingdom both of Alabama; four brothers, Robert Mills, Olin (Lynne) Mills, George (Toni) Mills, and John Mills all of Alabama; and a brother-in-law, Lyle (Betty) Starkweather of Alabama. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Barbara is preceded in death by her sister, Joyce Starkweather.

Friends may call on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, where Barb’s Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society, 101 John James Audubon Parkway West, Amherst, NY 14228. Burial will be in Reed Cemetery, Oakfield. Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

     Age 65, of Attica, died Monday morning October 15, 2012 at his home. He was born October 7, 1947 in Buffalo, a son of the late John & Mary Ann (Huber) Mosier.

     Mr. Mosier worked part-time for the Town of Darien as its Building Inspector. He was an avid hunter, very active and the current Vice President and Event Secretary for the Java Village Beagle Club. Dave was a family man who most enjoyed his kids and grandkids and will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather.

     Surviving is his beloved wife of 44 years, Diane (Schreiber) Mosier of Attica; son, David Mosier of Alden; daughter, Betsy Raffel of Attica; brother, John "Jack" (Marilyn) Mosier of Akron; sister, Mary Jo (Richard Babin) Mosier of Darien Center; sister-in-law, Karlene Michael of Alleghany; brother-in-law, James (Shea) Schrieber of Java Center; daughter-in-law, Kourtney Mosier of Attica; 8 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

     Family and friends are invited to attend an 11:00 AM Memorial Service on Monday October 22, 2012 at the Townline Lutheran Church, 1159 Town Line Road Alden, New York 14404. Memorials in David's memory are suggested to American diabetes Association 315 Alberta Drive #102 Amherst, New York 14426 or the American Heart Association 20 Northpointe Parkway #130 Amherst, New York 14428. For more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

THE FAMILY OF DAVID F. MOSIER IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

Regina Mary Kohl of Alexander, NY has gone to dwell in the house of the Lord evermore (Oct. 16th) with her husband John Ambrose Kohl who passed away in 1957 and her companion of many years, Donald W. Pinzel who passed in 2007. Regina was born August 12, 1929 to the late John and Mary Mazierski of Arcade.

She grew up in Buffalo and married in 1955. After raising her two sons John and Jeffrey (Abby) Kohl of Corfu she spent 13 years caring and giving comfort to the elderly at Aurora Park, East Aurora NY. Regina was a devoted and loving Mother and Grandmother. Her grandchildren include Lisa Kohl (John Almendarez) of NC, Kathleen, Sarah, and JoHannah Kohl; Autumn Kohl, Jesse (Kelly) Kohl, James (Brandie) Kohl and 3 great- grandchildren. She also had nieces, nephews, and many dear friends. She is predeaceased by her brothers John, Joseph, Casmir, and Stanley. Surviving family are Frank Mazierski, Sophie Wojcik and Jennie Poltorak.

Calling hours will be Friday (Oct. 19th) from 4-7pm in the evening at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday (Oct. 20th) at 10:00 AM at the Annunciation of The Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 7580 Clinton St., Elma, NY. Memorials may be made to Our Lady of Victory (Father Baker's), 780 Ridge Rd., Lackawanna, NY 14218 or the New York State Veterans Home, 220 Richmond Ave. Batavia, NY 14020.

Expressions of condolence may be made at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

Arrangements were entrusted to the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia, NY. Ronald Konieczny II, Director & Proprietor.

Ruby L. Twichell, 90 of Batavia  died October 14, 2012 at the Genesee County Nursing Home in Batavia.  She was born February 10, 1922 in Halifax, Nova Scotia to the late Percy (Daisy Redden) Johnson. Mrs. Twichell was a homemaker who loved crocheting, knitting, crossword puzzles, bingo and reading. She is preceded in death by two sons Morris and Daniel Twichell and a daughter Jean Twichell. 

She is survived by sons Ralph (Billie) Twichell of South Carolina, Steven Twichell of LeRoy, NY; daughters Ethel Cooney of Lake Jackson, TX, Barbara Davis of Winter Haven, FL., Marsha Gueara of Cheektowaga, NY and Debra Fetzer of Batavia. One sister Dora Shepard of Florida survives along with 23 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, several great great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends are invited to call on Thursday October 18, 2012 from 5 to 8 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. An 11:00 AM Funeral Service will take place on Friday October 19, 2012 at Cornerstone Church of East Pembroke, 2583 Main Road, East Pembroke, NY 14056. Interment will take place Hillside Cemetery, East Pembroke.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Genesee County Nursing Home, 278 Bank Street, Batavia, NY 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 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

Lee F. Allyn, 91 of Batavia died Sunday October 14, 2012 at United Memorial Medical Center, Batavia. He was born August 24, 1921 in Batavia to the late John (Frances McMahon) Allyn. Mr. Allyn was a former City of Batavia Council President and a retired City of Batavia Firefighter where he worked for 37 years. He operated Lee F. Allyn Fire Equipment prior to his entering politics. He served as a Councilman at Large for 4 years prior to becoming Council President for the next 4 years. He was a World War II Army Veteran who held the rank of 1st Sergeant. He was a long time member of Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s Church), a volunteer at St. Mary’s Lawn Fete’s, a member of Notre Dame Sports Boosters and a volunteer for the Red Cross and various City Committees. He was predeceased by his wife of 62 years Ruth L. Sherman Allyn and their infant daughter Tina L. Allyn, three brothers Lyle, Carl and James Allyn.

He is survived by two daughters RuLee Allyn of Batavia, Shirley (Richard) Piwowarski of Lancaster and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 4 to 6 PM on Friday October 19, 2012 at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Prayers  will be recited at 9:00 AM on Saturday October 20, 2012 at the funeral home followed by a 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s), 18 Ellicott Street, Batavia, NY. Burial will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Notre Dame Sports Boosters, 73 Union Street, Batavia, NY 14020. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.


 

Corfu - Walter G. "Jerry" Newman, 77, of Corfu, passed away Monday (October 15, 2012) at United Memorial Medical Center, Batavia.

Jerry was born August 1, 1935, in Buffalo, a son of the late Walter and Eleanor Weismore Newman. He was a supervisor for Corcraft, at the Attica Correctional Facility and a member of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish (Holy Name of Mary Church) in East Pembroke. Jerry was the brother of the late James Newman and Phyllis Balduf.

Survivors include his loving and devoted wife, Carol (Rupert) Newman; two step-sons, Timothy Rupert and John Gancarz;  four grandchildren; two brothers, Edward (Barbara) Newman and Austin (Mary) Newman; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may call Saturday from 1 - 2:30 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc. 4-6 Main Street, Corfu. Funeral services will follow at 2:30 p.m. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance 16 Bank Street, Batavia, NY 14020.

Oakfield - Stephen T. Ferry, 21, of Oakfield, a lineman at Ironwood Heavy Highway LLC. in Rochester, died Thursday, October 11, 2012 at as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident in Oakfield.

Mr. Ferry was born April 5, 1991 in Brockport, the son of Dolores (Harvey Lamie) Harvey of Oakfield and Ace T. Ferry of PA. 

He was an avid outdoorsman, fisherman, woodworker and 4-wheeler.  He enjoyed his son and his nieces and nephews and his forestry work.  

Surviving along with his parents is his son, Waylon Ferry of Batavia, his grandmothers, Virginia A. Havey of Oakfield and  Aldina Ferry of NH; a sister, Nicole (Matthew) Boyce of Batavia, several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. at Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Ave. Oakfield.  Services will be at the convenience of the family.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Family.  To light a candle, share a story or send a condolence, please visit www.burdettandsanford.com.

 

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