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Linford V. "Lin" Gamin of Las Vegas, Nevada, formerly of Batavia, passed away peacefully Tuesday, (September 7, 2021) at Alzheimers Luxury Care Facility in Las Vegas.

Lin was born April 28, 1942 in Batavia, a son of the late Vernon L. and Gladys A. (Brewer) Gamin.

A retired United States Marine Corps Veteran, he proudly served his country in Vietnam.

He is predeceased by his sisters Grace M. Allen and Bonnie L. Neindorf, and by his grandmother Julia D. Gamin.

Survivors include his two children, Michelle and Teresa and grandson, Dylan, all of North Carolina; his sister, Loretta "Lori" Gamin of Batavia; Nephews, Scott (Sandy) Allen of Basom and Fred (Joellen) Neindorf of Arkansas; Nieces, Sheri Allen of Batavia and Wendy (Terry) Allen-Thompson of Basom; Great-Nephew, Tucker (Susanna) Allen of Basom and Bekki (fiance Danny) Allen of Basom. Long time Best Friend Mike Warner of East Bethany and Life-Long Friend/Cousin, Marilyn Masters of Alaska, one Aunt and many cousins.

Services will be announced at a later date. Burial will be in Western New York National Cemetery in Pembroke. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family c/o Loretta "Lori" Gamin.

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

 "Always My Hero...My Brother...My Marine"   ❤️

gladyseworthington.jpegGladys E. Worthington, 89 of Bergen, passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021. She was born January 14, 1932 in Alexander to the late Lewis and Cordelia (Goodman) Wight. She is predeceased by her husband Roy J. Worthington, four brothers, Elmer, Leon, Carlton and Wallace.

Mrs. Worthington worked for many years at Alexander Central School. She was a member of First Church of Christ Scientist in Williamsville and Sweet Adeline’s Group. Mrs. Worthington loved her flowers and spending time at the family cottage they had on the St. Lawrence River. Her family was the most important part of her life.

Mrs. Worthington is survived by her beloved children, Nancy Worthington of Ceresco, MI, Thomas (Miriam) Worthington of Jay, NY, Stefan (Marlene) Worthington of Alexander, siblings, Winifred Beats of FL, Loren (Bernice) Wight of Bergen, Marian Worthington of Batavia, Shirley (Gary) Goetz of FL, 8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Saturday, September 11, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, NY 14011. A Celebration of her Life will immediately follow at 1:00 PM at the Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Alexander.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org or to Boys Town, www.boystown.org, 14100 Crawford St., Boystown, NE 68010. 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.

vereecken.jpg  Troy B Vereecken, 53, of Bergen, (formerly Elba) NY passed away June 11, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family, friends and his endless record collection playing.
Troy was born November 11, 1967 to Sue & Brian Vereecken. He is preceded in death by his sister, Lisa Seefeldt & father Brian Vereecken.

A 1985 graduate of Elba High School, Troy was a huge fan of the Buffalo Bills & the NY Yankees. He absolutely loved to hunt and spending time with his hunting crew. Troy was an amazing cook & baker and would enjoy discussing his BBQ & smoking techniques with his brother-in-law Rick. He leaves behind several very close & amazing friends: Jane & Kris Petote, Donny (Lori) Wray, Frank (Lisa) Penna & Mark (Carol) Benz, who's endless visits, euchre playing and watching cooking shows kept Troy going and laughter in the house.

Troy is survived by his wife of 28 years, Denise (Tracy) Vereecken and his children: Jennifer (Isaiah Mapp) Vereecken formerly of Los Angeles California, Caitlin (Emily) Vereecken of Rochester and Alexander Vereecken of Bergen.

Family and friends are invited to attend a 12:00PM Celebration of Life on Sunday September 12, 2021 at the Elba Fireman’s Recreation Hall 7143 Oak Orchard Rd, Elba, NY 14058.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance 127 North St. Batavia, NY 14020. For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or to send 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.

waters_ray_-_photo1.jpgRay A. Waters, 58 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Sunday (September 5, 2021) at his residence under the loving care of his family.

He was born January 4, 1963 in Buffalo, NY, a son of the late Stanley and Joan Eveleigh Waters.

He is predeceased by his sister, Amy Guthrie; brother, Dusty Waters and canine friend, Lucy.

Ray and his family moved from Watertown to Batavia when he was a young child and graduated from Batavia High School. He then served his country with the U.S. Navy for eleven years. He currently was employed by Byron Bergen Central School District where he worked in the building maintenance department for several years. Ray was an avid Buffalo Sabres fan as him and his wife were season ticket holders, looking for that breakout year.

Most of all, Ray will be remembered for his generosity. Whether it be for his family, friends or neighbors, he was always looking to help others. Always going all out for someone else if it was just to put a smile on their face. Ray was known in his neighborhood for having the most extravagant lighting display for Halloween and Christmas and looking to make the next year bigger and better.

He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. His huge heart, expertise of exterior illumination and laughter will be truly missed by all who knew this great man.

Survivors include his loving wife, Diane T. Waters of Batavia, Son, Matthew Waters of Dallas, TX. Daughter, Samantha (Brandon) Hall of Elba. Grandsons, Gavin, Jaxon and Corbin Hall. Sister, Cindy Ciszkowski of Blasdell. Brothers, Mark (Jennifer) Waters, Lance (Margaret) Waters and Andrew (Janet) Waters, all of Florida. Ray is also survived by several nieces, nephews, family members from England and the “Queen of the House”, Prudence.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Friday (September 17th) from 4-8pm at the J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, NY, where a Celebration of Life Service (Otherwise to be known as the final Roast to Ray Waters) will be Saturday at 2pm.

Ray will be laid to rest among his fellow Hero’s in the Western New York National Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family 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.

 

 

A joint memorial service for Sherwin A. “Josh” Radka and Valera D. Radka will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 11 a.m. at The Oakfield United Methodist Church, 2 South Main Street, Oakfield. Mrs. Radka passed away on March 2, 2021 at LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home and Mr. Radka passed away on June 22, 2021 at LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home. Memorials in their names may be made to The Oakfield United Methodist Church, 2 South Main Street, Oakfield. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle in their names, please visit www.burdettandsanford.com.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield.

ralph1.png  Ralph D Parise, Jr, 85, passed away after a short illness on Wednesday, December 16th. He was the husband of Joan (Meyers). Ralph and Joan were married on June 28th, 1958, celebrating 62 years of marriage. He was born in Alexander on May 20th, 1935, son of the late Ralph and Mary Avino Parise.

In addition to his wife, Ralph is survived by five children, Mary Joan (Jeff) Martin, Helen (Mark) Dickinson, John Parise, Paul Parise and Kathleen (Doug) Boje. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Eric Martin, Joey Dickinson, Elaina Dickinson, Nicholas Martin, Zach Boje and Anna Boje.

Also surviving are sisters, Jovanna (Russell) Pieri, Mary (the late Joseph) Marchese and Amelia (the late Gerald) Sheelar, and several nieces and nephews.

Ralph was predeceased by siblings Frances (Joseph) Cirillo, Carmen (Mary)Parise and Samuel (Patricia) Parise. He was the son-in-law of the late John and Cecilia Meyers. He was also predeceased by several sisters and brothers-in-law, Rita and Asher Borton, Walter and Virginia Meyers, Ann and Gerard Buckenmeyer, Maryknoll Seminarian Jack Meyers and Helen Meyers.

Ralph graduated from Alexander Central in 1953. He volunteered for the Korean War (1954-56). After his service, Ralph was sole proprietor of Parise’s Gas For Less where he started AAA Emergency Towing in Genesee County. He retired at the age of 50 in 1986. After retirement, Ralph enjoyed coaching basketball for the Alexander Central School’s 8th grade boys basketball team. Ralph was a member of Resurrection Parish, earlier serving as an usher for St. Anthony’s Church. He was a 3rd Degree Msgr. Kirby Council Knights of Columbus member. He was also a member of the American Legion Genesee Veterans Club.

The family of Ralph invites you to join them on Saturday September 11, 2021 at 11:00AM for a Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph’s site) 303 East Main St. in Batavia. Ralph will be laid to rest in the Western New York National Cemetery in Corfu.

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


Marie Florence Wynings, 97, of Corfu, NY passed away on September 4, 2021.

Born December 8, 1923 to the late Bennie and Anna Swanson. Predeceased by husbands Frank Price, Kenneth Perry, and Carl Wynings.
Marie was a loving and kind woman who loved to care for others, be them her children, grandchildren, neighbors, or friends. She was an excellent cook, and loved to crochet; nearly everyone she knew may have received a colorful, handmade afghan from her.

Mother of Jean Marie (predeceased), James Perry (Linda), and Karen Perry (Keith). Survived by grandchildren Scott (Lynn), Anne Marie (Bill), Julie (Joey), Daniel (Jennifer), Erin (Matthew), Ryan (Jamie), Jackson (Sam), Breanna (Collin), David (Sarah), and Danny (Annie, predeceased) along with 13 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may call Thursday, September 9, 2021 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 East Main Street, Corfu. Private burial for family at a later date. Masks and social distancing required. 

theresaseweryniak.jpgTheresa J. Seweryniak, 85, of Batavia passed away peacefully, on September 5, 2021. Theresa was born on February 22, 1936 to Joseph and Stella Gomula Koziol in Batavia. She is predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Raymond H. Seweryniak, who passed away in 2019, and brothers Edward and Joseph (Sue) Koziol.

She graduated from BHS in 1953, and earned a registered nursing degree with honors in 1956 from University of Buffalo Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing. She served at Genesee Memorial and UMMC as head nurse and obstetrical supervisor where she was instrumental in starting a Prenatal Clinic. She served as a member on the Nursing Advisory Board at Genesee Community College. Theresa was a 4H leader for many years and was an accomplished crafter in needlework of all kinds, producing clothes, quilts and many china painted articles. She was also an avid gardener, cook and baker.

Theresa is survived by sons; Mark (Sue) Seweryniak of Batavia, David (Kathy) Seweryniak of Corfu, daughters; Susan (Kevin) Geer of Hamlin and Kay Bush of Batavia, along with 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are 2 sisters Ann Stevens of West Seneca and Josie Sarac of Cheektowaga, brother-in-law Leon Seweryniak of Corfu and many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Thursday, September 9, 2021 from 5 to 8 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc.329-333 West Main St., Batavia, NY 14020. A 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 10, 2021 at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish – East Pembroke Site, 8656 Church St., East Pembroke, NY 14056. She will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Terry’s name to St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, 18 West Main St., Corfu, NY 14036. 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.

sprague_linda1-photo1.jpgLinda L. Sprague, 75 of Batavia, passed away on Wednesday (September 1, 2021) at Rochester General Hospital.

She was born April 29, 1946 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Bernard and Lorraine Murphy Hoffman.

Linda was a hard worker, always willing to drop what she was doing to come help whenever needed.  She was a devout Christian and loved to sit in fellowship with family and friends. She was generous with her time and knowledge about many things. She loved to teach people new things. She loved to travel, but also loved to be a homebody. In Gracie’s words: “She sure lived a full life!” Mom’s strength and love will live on through each of us.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Laura Kreutter and brother, Charles Hoffman.

Survivors include her daughter, Carolyn (Matthew Payne) Logsdon. Sons, Nathan (Jacqueline) Kreutter and Andrew (Kari) Kreutter. Sister, Sue (Mike) Shrader. Grandchildren, CJ (Mary Kay) Kreutter, Brittany (fiance, Cody Draper) Kreutter, Amber Kreutter, Zoey Kreutter, Alex and Andy Kreutter, Kelly Kreutter, Eijah Logsdon and Grace Logsdon. Great-granddaughter, Delilah Proefrock and honorary grandson, Jacob Blanc. Sister in-law, Phyllis Hoffman. Also survived by a niece and nephews.

Funeral services will be privately held at the convenience of the family.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family 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.

 

 

oliviafmaniace.jpgOlivia Faith Maniace ( Liv, Livvy Lou) 22 of Batavia passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at Cleveland Clinic with her loving family and devoted boyfriend by her side. She was born on February 10, 1999 in Batavia, NY to David Maniace and Susan (Scott) Maniace.

Olivia was a pint size ball of fire. She was the perfect blend of love, compassion, wit and sarcasm. She was a true warrior that inspired many. Olivia battled Cystic Fibrosis her entire life, received a double lung transplant in 2019 and battled post-transplant lymphoma twice. Though she endured so much in her short life, she never stopped smiling and giving to others facing challenges. Her⁹ love of life and God was infectious. Olivia managed to capture hearts in all aspects of her life, including her amazing caretakers.

Olivia loved her family fiercely, whether it was camping, playing games or boating. She loved her dog Stella and hoped to train her as a support dog.

Olivia was very active in the Cystic Fibrosis community mentoring and offering support to fellow CFers across the country. In 2018 Olivia formed her charity  Liv Luv Breathe Care packages. These packages were made with love to offer comfort and inspiration to other girls ages 13-19 facing chronic illness. On her darkest days she was still thinking of bringing light to others. 

Though her battle was immense, Olivia never stopped inspiring others. Her faith was unwavering and her biggest accomplishment was that her journey brought everyone closer to God. She will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved her.

She is survived by, along with her parents, a brother Kyle Maniace (Shauna Rehar), her boyfriend Joey Raziano, many aunts, uncles, cousins and her precious puppy Stella.

Friends and family are invited to a visitation from 4-6 pm Monday September 6, 2021at Northgate Free Methodist Church 8160 Bank St. Rd. Batavia. A Celebration of Life will also be held at Northgate at 11am on Tuesday September 7, 2021.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family to be dispersed to Olivia's favorite causes including her Foundation. 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.

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