Franklin R. "Ace" Maniace
Franklin R. “Ace” Maniace, 68of Batavia, died November 13, 2011at Crossroads House. He was born April 29, 1943 in Batavia to the late Salvatore (Phyllis LaLoggia) Maniace.Mr. Maniace was retired from Eastman Kodak in Rochester. He was a member of Ascension Parish (St. Anthony’s). Ace was a well known bowler who bowled for many years on the Batavia Tailors team in Batavia Classic League. He bowled several 300 games and participated in and won many bowling tournaments. He was an avid sports fan especially of the New York Yankees. He is preceded in death by his brothers John, Charles and Samuel Maniace Jr., and Sisters Josephine DeFazio and Frances Mandelar.
He is survived by his best friend and companion Charlotte Schlossel of Georgia, sons Philip Maniace of Batavia, John (Michelle) Maniace of West Seneca and daughter Kimberly (Tom) Reed of Gates, NY. Brothers Dominic Maniace, Michael (Beverly) Maniace all of Batavia, Joseph (Joan) Maniace of Wyoming, Nathan Maniace of Batavia, Richard (Kathy) Maniace of Florida and Robert Maniace of Batavia; sisters Mary (Neil) Jacobs, Angeline Siracuse, Lucille (Clarence) Dora, Rose Marie Torres, Dorothy (Lester) Shafer and Linda Maniace all of Batavia survive along with many nieces and nephews and his long time best friends Joe and Carol Grasso of Batavia.
There will be no prior calling hours. A 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday November 18, 2011 at Ascension Parish-St. Anthony’s Church 122 Liberty St. Batavia, New York 14020. Interment will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Batavia.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to Crossroads House, 11 Liberty Street, Batavia, NY 14020 or HomeCare & Hospice 550 East Main 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.