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Stanley J. Chojnacki, 75 of Batavia, died March 3, 2012 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. He was born July 2, 1936 in Buffalo to the late Stanley (Julia Chudzik) Chojnacki. Mr. Chojnacki worked for many years as a mechanic at Kodak in Rochester. He used to be very active with the Attica Rodeo Association. He was an avid outdoorsman that loved to hunt and fish.

He is survived by sons Stanley of Cheektowaga; Thomas (Cheryl) of Lancaster; daughters Susan Chojnacki of Cheektowaga; Lisa (Mark) Arent of FL; Tammy Chojnacki of Batavia; sisters Dolores Campbell, Patricia Zawadski both of Buffalo; 12 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral Services will be private at the convenience of the Family.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Roswell Park Cancer Institute at www.roswellpark.org. 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.

Age 61, of Elba, died peacefully Saturday morning March 3, 2012 at Crossroads House. She was born October 29, 1950 in NewHaven, CT daughter of the late George & Louise (Edwards) Dixon. Sharon worked for many years as an LPN at Hartford Hospital, she enjoyed her grandchildren and loved to be with family and her faithful companion Duffy.

Surviving is her beloved husband of 11 years David Randall of Elba; loving children Michael Wrobel of CT, Kimberly (Shawn) O'Halloran of Batavia, Kelly Rivers of CT, step-children Wesley (Allison) Randall of CT and Emily (Joseph) DeSantis of Washington, DC; brothers George Dixon Jr. & James Dixon both of CT; 9 grandchildren Kaileigh, Kara, Katie, Silas, Josiah, Zierra, Vito, Shane & Colin; father & mother-in-law Paul (Joyce) Randall of Elba along with several nieces, nephews and friends.

Family and friends may visit from 4-8 PM Tuesday March 6 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020. Funeral Services will take place in Connecticut at a time and place to be announced. In lieu of flowers memorials in Sharon's memory are suggested to Crossroads House 11 Liberty Street Batavia, New York 14020 and for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

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

Maria Beth (Nash) Anderson, 25 of Alabama, NY, died March1, 2012 at Unity Hospital in Rochester. She was born June 20, 1986 in Madras, India to Robert (Diane Guilbert) Nash of Grand Gorge, NY. Maria went home to her Lord after a valiant battle with cancer.  She was surrounded by her family.  She attended Jefferson Central School and was a graduate of Gilboa Central School. Maria attended Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, NY and graduated with a degree in social work.  She was a youth caseworker for Genesee County Department of Social Services. She loved to travel and do missions work.  Her main goal was always to make a better life for other children.  

She is survived by her husband whom she married September 16, 2011 Andrew G. Anderson of Alabama, NY; parents Robert (Diane) Nash of Grand Gorge, NY.   Two brothers Josh Nash of Rochester, NY, Samuel Nash of Grand Gorge, NY and a sister Jennifer (Samuel) Hahn of Pennsylvania. Her uncles Chris Nash, Ronald Guilbert, Richard Guilbert and their families. Father and mother in law Gary (Darlene) Anderson of Basom, NY Grandfather-in-law Kenneth Anderson of Alabama and Grandmother-in-law Jane Hall of Basom, NY  2 sister-in-laws Danielle (Craig) Chesley of Rochester and Andrea Anderson of Basom.  1 niece and 2 nephews Brianna & David Chesley and Shaun Alexander.

Friends may call on Sunday March 4, 2012 from 4 to 8 PM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, NY. Funeral services will be held Monday March 5, 2012, 11:00 AM at the Calvary Baptist Church, 3515 Galloway Road, Batavia, New York, along with a Memorial Service to honor her life on Saturday March 10, 2012 at 11:00AM at the Jefferson United Methodist Church in Jefferson New York. Interment will take place at the Charlotteville Cemetery in Charlotteville, NY.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made to Ronald McDonald House c/o the Maria Anderson Project, 333 Westmoreland Drive, Rochester, NY. 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.

Batavia - Mr. Robert Allen Marshall, Sr., 88, of Batavia, lifetime employee at Graham Manufacturing Company and longtime employee at Batavia Downs, died Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at the New York State Veteran's Home.

Mr. Marshall was born October 27, 1923 in Oakfield, a son of the late Clyde and Bernice Grinnell Marshall.

A graduate of Oakfield-Alabama High School, Mr. Marshall attended Alfred State College until the attack on Pearl Harbor when he enlisted in the Marine Corp. He served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. A member of St. Joseph's Church in Batavia he enjoyed playing golf during his retirement and was a former member of the Moose Club in Batavia.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff at the New York State Veterans' Home.

He is survived by his wife, Annette Conforto Marshall whom he married February 2, 1946; six children, Donna (David) McKendree of Clinton, Michael Marshall of New York City, Susan (Curtis) Marcott of Johns Island, South Carolina, Robert A. Marshall, Jr. of Sacramento, California, David Marshall of Columbia, Maryland and  Rebecca (Brian) Schrader of Batavia; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his grandson Dane Schrader who died in 2010.

There are no prior visiting hours. Friends are welcome to attend his Mass at 2 p.m. Friday at the chapel at the New York State Veteran’s Home, 220 Richmond Avenue, Batavia. A reception will immediately follow services. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to the New York State Veteran's Home, 220 Richmond Avenue, Batavia, New York 14020.  Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.   Arrangements were entrusted to the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia. 

Hazel was born in Perry, NY on January 28, 1931 a daughter of the late Fayette H. Leora Kelly Beaumont.She was a graduate of Perry High School, and received her associate’s degree at Canton College. She was a homemaker and operated a seamstress business from her home. She was a member of the home bureau, Silver and Gold Club, and a former 4-H leader. She enjoyed doing ceramics, gardening, watching the Buffalo Bills and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Seymour K. Beaumont who died on August 17, 1995 and a sister Mary Blessing.

She is survived by her 2 sons: William F. Beaumont and Ward S. (Barbara) Beaumont both of Perry, 1 sister: Evelyn Page of Castile, 5grandchildren: Lindsey Beaumont, Hillary (Chad) Shaffer, Elizabeth Beaumont, Matthew Beaumont, and Catherine Beaumont, 3 great-grandchildren: Jake Faryna, Taylor Rice, and Lila Beaumont, along with many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call from 12 - 2 and 4 – 6 PM on Friday March 2, 2012 at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. Perry, NY 14530. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 6 P.M. at the funeral home. Interment in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Perry, NY. 

Memorials may be made to the donors’ choice. For more information please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or call (585) 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.  

Age 75, of Batavia, died peacefully Monday evening February 27, 2012 at the Genesee County Nursing Home. She was born July 19,1936 in Buffalo, New York, a daughter of the late Henry & Emma (Heidenreich) Sliker, also preceded in death by her husband Roger C. in 1993 and a brother George Sliker. She enjoyed playing cards, bingo, was an avid gardener, a wonderful woman who enjoyed children and was a devoted mother.

Surviving is her loving son Mark Zetterberg of Akron; brothers John J. (Carol) Sliker of E. Pembroke & James (Della) Sliker of Medina; sisters Jean Hale of Elba, Arlene Herod of Batavia and Mary (Monroe) Sommers of Pembroke along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces/nephews, great-great nieces/nephews and friends.

Family and friends may visit from 2-4 & 7-9 PM on Thursday March 1 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where Funeral Services will take place 11:00 AM Friday March 2. Memorials in Pat's memory are suggested to the family with burial in North Pembroke Cemetery. For more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

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

 

Dorothy H. Argulski, 84 of Batavia died peacefully Monday (February 27, 2012) at United Memorial Medical Center after a brief illness.

She was born in Batavia on August 18, 1927, the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Wozniak Tomaszewski.

Dorothy was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be dearly remembered as a remarkable women who had an immense love for her family.  She loved to work in her yard especially “Grandma’s Garden” and enjoyed cooking traditional polish foods.

She was predeceased by her husband Raymond Argulski who died January 30, 1988.

Dorothy is survived by her son and daughter in-law, Raymond and Nancy Argulski of Cleveland, NY. Daughter and son in-law, Joan and Terry Cole of Castile.  Brother, Jerry Tomaszewski of Batavia.  Sister, Carol (Harry) McCurn of Rochester.  Also survived by four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Friends of the family are cordially invited to share their thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the family on Thursday from 5-8pm at the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, 12pm at Resurection Parish (St. Joseph Church). 

Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may me made to Crossroads House, 11 Liberty St., Batavia, NY 14020 or UMMC “Grateful Patients & Family Program” in honor of Dr. Sue Naik and 3rd Floor Team, 127 North St., Batavia, NY 14020.

Arrangements were entrusted to the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia, NY 14020. Ronald P. Konieczny II, Director & Proprietor.

Mary N. Mancuso, 97 of Batavia, passed away on Sunday February 26, 2012 at Canterbury Woods, Williamsville, NY.

She was the wife of the late Dominic C. Mancuso, a co-founder of Charles Mancuso and Son, Incorporated. He successfully operated Mancuso’s Restaurant and Bowling Alley for many years.

Mary was born in Cleveland, OH, on October 29, 1914, to the late Louise Kisella and William Neubert. At the age of six months, they moved to Batavia where she has been a resident all of her life. Mary was a devoted and loving daughter, wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, and friend. She was a graduate of St. Joseph’s School and lifelong member of St. Joseph’s Church. She was very active in the St. Joseph’s Home School Association and a member of the Senior Sodality. During the Monsignor Schwartz administration she was an active supporter of various activities including the annual Lawn Fete, church dinners and bazaars. She was a member of St. Jerome’s Guild and the Cooperative Extension. She also served on the Board of Director’s at Notre Dame High School. Mary and Dominic served on the Advisory Council of Rosary Hill College during the years Mary Lou attended there.

Mary is survived by two daughters, Sharon (Paul) Messina of Batavia, and Mary Lou Mancuso of Amherst; step sons, Vincent Mancuso of Boca Raton, FL and Retired Colonel Dominic L. (Angela Miller) Mancuso of Panama City, FL; granddaughters, Shelley (Robert) Bailey of Painted Post and Rebecca (Derk) Hendriksen Messina of Atlanta, GA; step grandchildren, Mary Jo Otto of Pittsford, Michael Mancuso also of Pittsford, and Dominic (Danielle) Mancuso of Victor; Glenn (Renee) Mancuso of Shreveport, LA, Gregory Mancuso of Houston, TX, and Tracy (Steven) Kelley of Panama City, FL; Germaine Irrera, Nathan Mancuso Jr., David (Denielle) Mancuso all of Batavia and the late Stephen Mancuso; great-grandchildren, Robert and Collin Bailey of Painted Post; and Zara and Luca Hendriksen of Atlanta, GA; seven step great-grandchildren and one step great-great grandchild, brother Alex (Mary) Neubert of Batavia, and sister-in-law Gloria (the late Frank) Neubert, along with special nieces and nephews.

Mary was predeceased by her step son Nathan Mancuso Sr., sisters Irene Brenkus, Blanche Schrock and Frances Neubert; brothers John, Julius and Frank Neubert.

Friends are invited to call from 3 to 8 PM on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020. Prayers will be recited 9:00 AM at the Funeral Home on Thursday March 1, 2012 followed by a 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Parish-St. Joseph’s Church 303 East Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. Entombment will take place at St. Joseph’s Mausoleum, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Joseph’s School 2 Summit St. Batavia, NY 14020; Notre Dame High School 73 Union St. Batavia, NY 14020; or a charity of the donor’s choice. 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. 

Patricia A. Chilano, 65 of Batavia, died  February 23, 2012 at her home in Batavia. She was born November 22, 1946 in Batavia, New York to the late Russell (Veronica Hayes) Chilano. Ms. Chilano was retired from the Dietary Department of the Genesee County Nursing Home. She was very passionate about the care of the elderly and her work.

She is survived by a brother Joseph (Meg) Chilano of Batavia, two nephews Michael (Catherine) Chilano of Rochester, Andrew Chilano of Akron and a goddaughter Maria Frieday of Batavia.  

There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral Services will take place 11:00 AM on Thursday March 1, 2012 at St. Joseph’s Mausoleum in Batavia. Interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. 

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association at www.diabetes.org.  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.

 

Christine M. Blasioli, 93 of Batavia, died February 24, 2012 at the Crest Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center in Fairport. She was born August 15, 1918 in Glasport, PA to the late Joseph (Carmella Mangone Pullinzi) Tramontana. Mrs. Blasioli was the owner for 50 years of Christine’s Beauty Shop in Batavia. She was a member of Ascension Parish (St. Anthony’s), the Altar & Rosary Society, the St. Nicholas Society and the Paolo Busti Cultural Society. She enjoyed traveling, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Frank Blasioli Sr and son Nicholas Blasioli both in 1998. Also two brothers James Tramontana, Patrick Pullinzi, three sisters Clara Scuderi, Mildred DiSanto and Anna Pullinzi.     

She is survived by a son Frank Blasioli Jr. of Pittsford, daughter in law Jean Blasioli of Spencerport, sister Eleanor Longobardi of Batavia. 6 Grandchildren, Joseph, Olivia, Blasioli of Pittsford, Maria (Ripton Hunter) Blasioli of Rochester; Janine Blasioli of NJ; Maryalice (Cody) Kaminski of Gates; Peter Blasioli of Liverpool, 2 great-grandchildren Justin and Renee Hunter survive along with several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to attend calling hours on Monday February 27, 2012 from  to 4 to 8  PM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 W. Main Street, Batavia, NY. Prayer will be recited at 9:30 AM on Tuesday February 28, 2012 at the Funeral Home followed by a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial in Ascension Parish (St. Anthony’s), 122 Liberty Street, Batavia New York 14020. Interment will take place in St. Joseph’s Mausoleum, Batavia, NY.

The family suggests memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 435 East Henrietta Rd. Rochester, NY 14620. 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.
 

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