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mark.png  Mark Scott Dickinson Parise passed away on September 21, 2021 at the age of 58 at Unity Hospital.  He is survived by his wife of 36 years Helen Parise, who together owned Parise’s Auto & Towing in Batavia, NY for 35 years after taking over from Helen’s parents.  He is also survived by his son Joseph, owner of Lickity Splits Ice Cream in Batavia and daughter Elaina, third generation operator of Parise’s Towing.  He also leaves behind mother in law, Joan Parise and the late Ralph Parise of Batavia, in-laws of Jeff & Mary Joan (Parise) Martin, John Parise, Paul Parise, and Doug & Kathleen (Parise) Boje.

Mark was originally from Alexander and was apart of the Alexander class of 1981.  Immediately after graduation he started at Parise’s Towing and was responsible for servicing the AAA towing of Genesee County.  In October of 1997, Mark signed the contract with the New York State Thruway, where he spent 17 years helping clear the highway of wrecks and disabled vehicles for a 32 mile stretch from Leroy to Pembroke. 

Mark was a very generous and giving person and was best known for his volunteer work at the St. Joes Lawn Fete.  When he wasn’t volunteering or at his repair shop, he enjoyed helping his son, Joe at his ice cream shop.  He loved to serve the customers their ice cream.  Mark also cherished restoring and building his tow trucks with his daughter Elaina.  Together they created world-renowned tow trucks that landed them the cover of Tow Times Magazine. He was very proud of his standout purple and teal tow truck fleet that he and his daughter painted.   Mark enjoyed hunting, fishing and snowmobiling with his family and friends. 

A Funeral Service will be held in memory of Mark on October 2, 2021 at Resurrection Parish, 303 E Main St, Batavia, NY 14020 at 11:00AM and a reception to follow at 1:00pm at the Beachhead Veterans Club 3188 Broadway Rd. Alexander, NY 14005.

Memorials may be made to Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, PO Box 302, Maryknoll, NY 10545-9913. For more information 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.

pat.jpg  Patricia M. Scheuerlein, 82, of Byron passed away on September 20, 2021 at the United Memorial Medical Center. She was born on March 12, 1939 in Batavia to the late Peter and Eugenia (Luche) Falcone. She is also preceded in death by brothers; Michael, Anthony, James, Frank Peter and Dominic Falcone; sisters Mary Falcone and Jean Warren; Grandson Kyle Scheuerlein and Daughter in law Lorraine Scheuerlein.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years; Thomas Scheuerlein; sons Timothy (Julie), Daniel (Debra), James (Mary), Thomas (Angela),  David (Jenifer); sisters Rose (Robert) Moore, Ann Freeman and Sue Means; 12 Grandchildren, 4 great- grandchildren.

Pat was an active member in the Stafford Fire Departments Lady Auxiliaries and Exempts for over 45 years. She was a cook at the Red Osier, Golden Poppy and Notre Dame High School.   Pat was a Devoted Catholic and parishioner of Our Lady of Mercy and St Brigid’s Parish in LeRoy.

There will be no prior calling hours. An 11:00AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday October 2, 2021 at Our Lady of Mercy & St. Brigid 44 Lake St. LeRoy, NY 14482. She will be laid to rest in Morganville Cemetery in Stafford.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to various charities of your choice. For more information 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.

victorneiljensen.jpegVictor M. Jensen “Vic”, of Attica, passed away on his 94th birthday, Thursday, January 7, 2021 at LeRoy Village Green. He was born January 7, 1927 in Batavia, to the late Marius (Camilla Petersen) Jensen. He was very proud to be the youngest of 12 and is preceded in death by his wife Neva J. (Sergel) Jensen, all of his siblings, brothers Charles, Walter, Harry, Alfred and Frank Jensen, sisters, Edith Carpenter, Ethel Schernau, Mabel Jensen, Ruth Jensen, Christine Brown and Virginia Stephan.   

Vic was married to Neva for 49 years after they eloped on Valentine's Day in 1954.  He owned and operated Jensen's Liquor Store for over 30 years.  He lived during the depression, was a polio survivor at age 18, and lost the use of his right hand, however was often heard saying,”I've had a wonderful life and a wonderful wife."  He was extremely proud of his daughters for their excellence as athletes and as students and that he was able to put them through college.  He was an avid supporter of his daughters and grandchildren in life and sports.  

Vic is survived by his daughters, Vicki L. Jensen, Joanne M. (Robert) Maxwell, Lynn M. (Barry) Northup, 5 grandchildren, Rob (Erika) Maxwell, Ryan (Lorraine) Maxwell, Ashley, Brandon, Jenna Northup, 5 great-grandchildren, Robbie, Phillip, Grace, Logan and Jaclynn, along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Manor House and LeRoy Village Green, along with friend’s neighbors and family who all took such loving care of Vic.

There will be an 11:00 AM Celebration of Life on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main St, Attica, NY 14011. He will be laid to rest at Forest Hill Cemetery, in Attica, NY.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance, 127 North St., Batavia, NY 14020; Crossroads House, PO Box 403, Batavia, NY 14020 or to American Heart Association, www.heart.org. 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, NY 14011.   

king.jpg  Albert A. King, 92, of Rochester, passed away peacefully on Tuesday September 21, 2021 at the New York State Veterans Home at Batavia.  He was born in Indian Lake, NY on April 17, 1929 to the late Earl and Celia (Parker) King.  In addition to his parents, Albert is predeceased by his wife; Janice A. King; son Paul King; daughter Christine Groleau; brothers Howard and Bernard “Jack” King; sisters Leona Woodman, Marlene Locke, and Carol Meade.

Albert was a United States Air Force veteran of the Korean War.  During his teen years, he was a very talented basketball and baseball player; was scouted by and tried out for the Brooklyn Dodgers.  He enjoyed playing golf throughout his life with friends and family.

Albert was a 1986 retiree of the Eastman Kodak Company, being employed in the Telecommunications division for 26 years.  He worked in several other trades in his lifetime; lumberjack/logging, mining, carpentry, tractor trailer driving, heavy machine operator, and an electrical lineman.  He was also a very skilled woodworker and craftsman.

He is survived by his sons: Alan King of Vancouver, BC, Canada, and Richard (Barbra) King of Elba, NY; five grandchildren: Alexander King, Todd (Valdiza) Phipps, Julia McGonagle, Jason Temple, and James King; three great-grandchildren: Eric Phipps, Joseph and Thomas McGonagle; a sister, Linda McCane; and a brother-in-law, Edwin Meade; several nieces and nephews.

Friends and family may call from 10:00 AM to 12 Noon Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Miller Funeral Home, 6357 NYS Rte. 30, Indian Lake NY, 12842. Funeral services will immediately follow the visitation at the funeral home. Burial will be in Cedar River Cemetery, Indian Lake.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association (https://www.alz.org/) or Volunteers for Animals (https://www.vol4animals.org/). For more information please call 585-343-8260. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or Miller Funeral Home at (518) 648-0011 https://www.brewermillerfuneralhomes.com/obituary/Albert-King/guest-book#lightacandle.

Elba - James A. Daggar, 67 of Elba passed away on Friday, (September 17, 2021) at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia.

Mr. Daggar was born March 6, 1954 in Rochester, a son of the late Robert and Ruth (Ackerman) Daggar.

James was an Army Veteran and was a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed cooking, fixing things, riding his bike, and his dog. Family was important to him and he loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving is his son, Brian Daggar of Elba; grandchildren, Sophia and Tristen Daggar; sister, Marilyn (Steven) Wisden of Tennessee; his best friend, Tyler Bedard; and Brian's mother,  Michelle (fiance John Bedard) Daggar of Elba.

A private celebration of life will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Lung Association, 2564 Walden Ave #101, Buffalo, NY 14225.  

Arrangements were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home of Batavia. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Ruthanne Marble, 81, of Batavia, NY passed on into the next life on September 10, 2021.

Ruthanne was born in Curwinsville, PA in 1940 to Gertrude and George Doan.  She later married and moved to Batavia, NY with her then husband and raised 2 sons.  She had 2 small businesses and operated a massage therapy practice from her home.  As an ordained minister she was always helping and healing others in her own special way.

She loved gardening and planting flowers.  She was also the proud owner of the worlds largest and gnarliest trumpet vine that often blocked passage onto her front porch.

She is survived by 2 sisters, 1 son, a granddaughter and various nieces and nephews.

Arrangements for Ruthanne were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia, (585) 343-8868.

Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

scottmeidenbauer.jpgScott P. Meidenbauer, 70, of Varysburg, passed away on Monday, September 20, 2021, peacefully at his home with his family by his side. He was born April 16, 1951 in Buffalo, New York, to the late Clifford and Doris (Radder) Meidenbauer. 

Scott was a 1969 graduate of Lancaster High School and was drafted into the United States Army where he served his country in Thailand.

After graduating from Genesee Community College, Scott joined his father at Byrncliff Golf Resort & Banquets where they worked together to make it a premier stay and play golf and ski destination in Western New York. His most proud professional achievements include working alongside his father, wife and then daughter and son-in-law to grow the business.

He served his community in many ways, including with the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce for 10 years, which included a term as President. Scott founded and then coordinated the Cardboard Olympics for 25 years to raise funds for the Varysburg Fire Department and Rescue Squad.  He loved spending time on the golf course, grooming cross country ski trails, bowling with his buddies and jamming on the guitar.

Ultimately, none of those things brought him as much joy as spending time with his family.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 43 years, Patricia (Blair) Meidenbauer of Varysburg, daughter, Lindsay (Brian) Eddy of Varysburg, brother Randall (Bernice) Meidenbauer of Lancaster, four grandchildren, Lucia, Charlotte, Olivia and Lucas, along with many brother and sister in-laws, nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

They will remember him as a loving husband and father, kind and generous community member, and fun grandpa who loved to go for rides for ice cream!

Friends are invited to call on Monday, September 27, 2021 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main St, Attica, NY 14011. An 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at Ss. Joachim & Anne Parish, 2311 Attica Road, Varysburg, NY 14167. He will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Varysburg Fire Department & Rescue Squad, PO Box 638, Varysburg, NY 14167 or to Gateway Home, 91 Main St, Attica, NY 14011. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.comArrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

Jean M. Ewert, 86, of East Pembroke, passed away Sunday, September 19, 2021.

Jean was born on March 30, 1935, in Batavia, a daughter of the late Ralph Pfalzer and Grace (Rodgers) Pfalzer Astor. She was the wife of the late Richard Ewert, mother of the late Gail Joyce and sister of the late James Pfalzer and John “Jack” Pfalzer.

Jean was a talented seamstress and work for many years at the Darien Knitting Mill. She loved cooking, baking and gardening but especially enjoyed spending time with her family. 

Jean is survived by her children, Gary (Beth) Ewert, Cindy Judd and Jerry (Peggy) Ewert; son-in-law Joseph Joyce; 12 grandchildren and many great grandchildren; siblings, Donald (late Marilyn) Pfalzer, Vern (Joan) Pfalzer, Tom (late Janet) Pfalzer and Eileen (Ron) Mast; sisters-in-law, Theresa Pfalzer and Janet Pfalzer. Many nieces and nephews also survive. 

Family and friends may call Thursday, September 23, 202,  from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 East Main Street, Corfu, NY. Services will follow at 1 p.m. Burial will be held privately with only the immediate family.

duaniemarble.jpegDuane Ivan Marble, 82 of Attica, formerly of Nunda, NY went home to the Lord on September 19, 2021. Duane was born in Nunda, on October 23, 1938 to the late Bryan and Blanche (Brokaw) Marble. He is preceded in death by a son Duane A. Marble, brothers Darwin, Lyle and Lloyd Marble, sisters Thelma Chatley and Vivian VonKramer.

Duane, the second youngest of 8 children, he graduated from Pembroke High School in 1957. He joined the National Guard and was a SPC5 Tank Commander in part of a radar controlled mobile 3 gun artillery unit.

As the owner/operator of Dreamland Supplies he did maintenance and repair of mobile homes for 30 plus years. He retired and moved to a cottage in Nunda, right next door to the house he was born in. Duane remained there with his wife Patricia of 24 years before moving to Attica, to be closer to his family.

He was always tinkering with something and enjoyed collecting and processing scrap metal, fixing or re-purposing things and drinking coffee at local diners. Duane also enjoyed his 6 wheel ATV, camping, hunting and spending time with family.

Duane is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia A. (Myers) Marble of Attica, son Greg Marble of Darien, step-children, Calvin (Meri) Kelsey of Basom, Lynne (Jeffrey) George of Strykersville, Robert Kelsey of Batavia, Kerry (Michelle) Kelsey of Alexander, sister, Lila (Henry “Junior”) Robinson of East Bethany, Lester Marble of Albion, 8 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours, services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Crossroads House, PO Box 403, Batavia, NY 14020 or to Genesee Cancer Assistance, 127 North St, Batavia, NY 14020. To leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

 

butterfly.jpgIsabelle H. Burr, 94, passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2021 at East Side Nursing Home in Warsaw. She was born in Nunda, NY on May 10, 1927 to the late Lloyd and Florence (Keating) Hoagland. She was married for 72 years to her husband Lester Burr who passed away in August 2020.

Isabelle was a longtime member of the Attica Artists Group and loved to paint. She also enjoyed baking, reading, golf, gardening, birdwatching and happy times with her family and friends.

She is survived by her children, Norman Burr of Sarasota, FL, Donna (Marc) Andre of Attica, and her grandson Erik (Michelle) Andre of Darien.

A private Graveside Service will be held at the convenience of the family. She will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Stevens Memorial Library, 146 Main Street, Attica, NY 14011. To leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

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