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James H. Dorman, 90 of Batavia, NY died August 13, 2010 at Genesee County Nursing Home in Batavia. Born April 28, 1920 in Batavia, NY son of the late Leo C. (Fanny Laramy) Dorman. 

Mr. Dorman was a lifelong self employed farmer, a 67 year member of the Elba Grange and life member of Godfrey’s Pond. 

Preceded in death by his wife Dorothy Genagon Dorman in 2005. 

Survived by his daughter Virginia (Edward) Adams of Bergen, NY, a son Robert (Kathy) Dorman of Batavia, brother Earl (Suzanne) Dorman of Batavia. 2 Grandchildren Kathy (Chad) McLaughlin of Bergen, Heather (Jason) Wilder of Churchville, 3 great grandchildren Isabella and Willow Wilder and Anna McLaughlin survive along with nieces and nephews. 

Friends may call from 4 to 8 PM on Monday August 16th at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020. 

Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday August 17th at 10:00 AM with the Rev. Matthew Farrell officiating. Burial will take place in North Byron Cemetery. 

The Family suggests memorials be made to Volunteers for Animals, 3841 West Main Road Batavia, NY 14020 or to the Bergen United Methodist Church, 27 S. Lake Street Bergen, NY 14416. 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 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020.

 

John W.  Genesky, 96 of Batavia, NY died August 13, 2010 at Batavia Nursing Home. Born June 25, 1914 in Batavia, New York son of the late William (Elizabeth Frieday) Genesky. 

Mr. Genesky was retired from Doehler Jarvis where he worked for 39 years. He was a member of Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph’s). He was an active member of the Doehler-Jarvis Retiree’s Chapter 1057 and long time treasurer, member of the Msgr. Kirby Knights of Columbus #325 in Batavia and a life member of B.P.O. Elks Lodge #950 in Batavia. Mr. Genesky also enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was active at the Batavia Senior Center where he enjoyed playing cards. 

Mr. Genesky was preceded in death by his wife Bertha E. Balbick Genesky in 1990, and two brothers Edward and William Genesky Jr. and two sisters the late Margaret Mingle and Mabel Drachenburg. 

Survived by his brothers Robert (Dora) Genesky of Oakfield, and Leonard Genesky of Webster NY. Several nieces and nephews also survive. 

Friends may call Monday August 16, 2010 from 4 to 8:00 PM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company Inc 329-333 West Main St. Batavia. 14020. 

Prayer will be recited Tuesday August 17, 2010 at 9:00 AM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company Inc. 329-333 West Main St Batavia followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph’s R. C. Church) 303 East Main St. Batavia, NY 14020, at 9:30 AM. Entombment will be in St. Joseph’s Mausoleum in Batavia. 

The family suggests memorials to the donor’s choice.   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 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020.

 

Oakfield - Mr. Justin M. Dickes, 21, of Oakfield, cooker mechanic at Allen's Inc. in Oakfield, died Thursday, August 12, 2010at United Memorial Medical Center as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on Judge Road in the town of Oakfield.

Justin was born February 2, 1989 in Batavia, a son of Michael Dickes of Oakfield and Lori Ann Ridder (Ken) Hawes of Basom.

A 2009 graduate of Oakfield Alabama High School, Justin loved playing hockey, was a fan of the Buffalo Sabres and belonged to a roller hockey league in Batavia. He enjoyed video games, drawing, writing poems, the Three Stooges, Dave Chapell, riding his motorcycle and was an avid coin collector.

He loved all kinds of music, attending many concerts and loved to play guitar. He thoroughly enjoyed life and would help anyone out at anytime. Justin will also be missed by his cats, Taz and Scooter.

Surviving along with his parents and step-father is his brother, Nathan Dickes of Oakfield; his step-brother, Kenny Hawes who is stationed with the U.S. Army in Germany; his step-sister, Alicia Hawes of Basom; a cousin, P.J. Wieclaw of Oakfield; his girlfriend, Elizabeth Campfield of Oakfield; his grandmothers,  Frances (late Gary) Dickes of Batavia and Diane (late Douglas) Ridder of Medina; great-grandmother, Pearl Campbell of Batavia; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may call on Monday from 10 to 12 p.m. at the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, where services will follow at 12 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. Burial will be in St. Cecilia's Cemetery. Condolences may be made at www.burdettandsanford.com.

 

bermingham.jpgAge 45, a Batavia native having returned from 12 years in North Carolina died peacefully Tuesday August 10, 2010 at United Memorial Medical Center. He was born December 30, 1964 in Batavia to Patricia (Panepento) Bermingham of Batavia and the late Donald J. Bermingham also preceded in death by his uncle Charles "Sonny" Panepento. He was Vice President of Operations with US LEC/ Paetech. Robert participated in the APA Pool League in North Carolina, played with the Genesee Creamers Rugby team in Batavia. He was an avid outdoorsman especially hunting and fishing. In the years spent in the South Robert adopted true "Southern Hospitality" always with a smile on his face and a kind word for everyone. Although his life on earth was short, he lived every day to the fullest and had a deep love for family and friends.

Surviving along with his mother, Patricia is his loving son Joshua R. Bermingham of NC; his former wife and son's mother Lynn Lambreth of NC; his dear sisters Julie Bermingham of Rochester and Kelly Bermingham of Batavia; girlfriend Kimberly Southwick of NC; aunts Marguerite Lachnict, MaryJane (Gary) Keifer, Elizabeth Hakes, Rita (Joseph) Potwora, Shirley Bermingham all of Batavia & Rose (Richard) Wright of LeRoy along with many cousins.

Visitation will be Saturday Aug. 14 from 6-8 PM and Sunday Aug. 15 from 3-7 PM at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020. Please join the family to celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 AM Monday Aug. 16 at Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph's Site). Entombment will be in the Father T. Bernard Kelly Mausoleum at St. Joseph's Cemetery. Memorials in his memory can be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance, Inc. 16 Bank Street Batavia, NY 14020 of a charity of the donor's choice.

Arrangements completed by the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 ~ For more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500. 

 

Donald J. Brockenshire, 80 of Batavia, NY died August 11, 2010 at United Memorial Medical Center. Born October 23, 1929 in Buffalo, son of the late Harold J. (Margaret Rhodes) Brockenshire. 

Mr. Brockenshire was a Korean War veteran having served in the US Army. A past member of the VFW in Randolph, NY and past member of the East Pembroke Coon Hunters Association. Don was formerly employed at the former St. Jerome’s Hospital in Batavia for over 18 years before retiring.

Preceded in death by his wife the late Mary Brockenshire in (2000) and daughter Carol Carnafel in (1996). 

Survived by a son Norman (Mary) Brockenshire of Batavia, 3 sisters June (Richard) Rice of FL, Margaret (Frances) Murphy of Friendship and Dorothy Penvose of OR; 4 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren survive along with several nieces, nephews and  a dear friend Josephine Hanson of Batavia. 

Friends may call on Friday August 13, 2010 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 AM on Saturday August 14, 2010 at Holy Name of Mary Church 8656 Church St. East Pembroke, NY 14056. Burial in Hillside Cemetery, East Pembroke. 

Memorials may be made to the family. 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 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020.

 

Batavia - Mr. Dennis D. Hendershott, 54, of Batavia, died Tuesday, August 10, 2010at United Memorial Medical Center.

Mr. Hendershott was born December 8, 1955 in Batavia, the son of Ann E. Hansen Hendershott of Oakfield and the late Donald Hendershott.
 
A resident of Oakfield for many years, Dennis loved horses.
 
Surviving along with his mother are five sisters, Judy (Terry) Kolb of Oakfield, Donna (Joe) Macaluso of Batavia, Diana Hendershott of Oakfield, Jane Brooks of St. Petersburg, Florida and Sally (David) Amend of Oakfield and several nieces and nephews.  
 
There are no prior calling hours. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield. Burial will be in Cary Cemetery, Oakfield. Memorials may be made to the family to distribute to various charities. Condolences may be made at www.burdettandsanford.com.

 

maniace.jpgAge 47, of Batavia, died unexpectedly Saturday morning August 7, 2010. She was born July 28, 1963 in Hornell, NY daughter of Joyce Ann (Faish) Brown of PA and Lawrence R. Brown of FL. Deborah was a friendly, open-hearted woman who treated everyone with love. A 1980 graduate of Batavia High School she received an Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies from Genesee Community College. She will be deeply missed and always loved by her family and all who knew her.

She is survived by her beloved children Matthew M. Maniace, Justina M. Maniace, LeeAnna S. Maniace & Maria L. Martinez all of Batavia; brother Robert W. Brown of Batavia and sister Janet L. (Timothy) Cook of East Bethany; a granddaughter Sienna J. Maniace; her companion Luis Martinez along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces & great nephews.

Friends and family may visit from 1-3 & 5-7 PM Friday August 13, 2010 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC where a Funeral Service will be held at 7:00PM. In her memory donations can be made to the family c/o Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel.

Arrangements completed by the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020 ~ For more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

Mr. Krawczyk was born on April 4, 1923 in Buffalo, New York a son of the late Adelbert and Victoria Orliski Krawczyk Sr.. Mr. Krawczyk worked for the Laborer’s Union Local 435 in Rochester for 32 years retiring in 1985.He served with the US Navy during WWII. He was a member of the St. Isidore’s Catholic Parish (St. Joseph’s Church in Perry) and the Perry VFW. He enjoyed gardening, traveling especially to Cape Cod and to Florida where he and his wife would spend the winters, and he had a great interest in the farming community. Preceded in death by his wife Lillian Starczewski Krawczyk who died in 2006. brother: Raymond Krawczyk and sister Dorothy Piechoki.
 

Survived by 5 nephews: Edward and Michael Piechoki Dennis and Tim Krawczyk and Gary Swider, a niece Sylvia Hanlin along with many close friends.
 

Friends may call on Friday August 13th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. Perry.

Prayers at the funeral home on Saturday August 14th at 10:30 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Isidore’s Catholic Parish (St. Joseph’s Church) in Perry at 11:00 am. Burial will take place in St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery in Perry.

In Lieu of Flowers memorials may be made to St. Isidores Catholic Parish 8 Park St. Perry, NY 14530, Home Care and Hospice 405 N. Main St. Warsaw, N.Y. 14569 or Livingston County Hospice 2 Livingston County Campus Mt. Morris, N.Y. 14510. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or call T.J. Woodward at 237-2626.

Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 N. Main St. Perry, NY 14530.

Stella was born in Batavia, New Yor on June 21, 1931 a daughter of the late Adelbert and Agnes Kramasz Sczcepanek.She worked for the former Perry Knitting Mill, Perry Bakery, and Champion Products.She was a member of the St. Isidore’s Catholic Parish (St. Joseph’s Church in Perry). She was a cake decorator for many years, she enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, knitting, crocheting, playing bingo, going to the casino, and most importantly spending time with her family. Preceded in death by brothers: Henry, Joseph, and Edward Szczepanek.

Survived by Loving husband of 61 years: Walter Bzduch whom she married on June 25, 1949, 2 sons: Edward (Celeste) Bzduch; Dennis (Wendy) Bzduch all of Perry, 2 daughters: Marian “Putza” Bzduch and Marcia (Dean) Preston all of Perry, grandchildren: Jeff (Venus) Preston, Dean (Becky) Preston, Gina (Jeff) Chamberlain, Christopher (Beth) , Nathan, Amanda, D.J. and Chelsea Bzduch, great grandchildren: Jessica and Joshua Preston, and Dominic, Cameron, and Hayden Chamberlain, along with many nieces and nephews, godchildren and friends.
 

Friends may call Tuesday August 10th from 4-8pm at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. Perry.

A memorial service will be held 4:00 pm on Wednesday August 11th at St. Isidore’s Catholic Parish (St. Joseph’s Church) in Perry.

Memorials suggested to the American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, Tx 75231 or to St. Isidore’s Catholic Parish 8 Park St. Perry, NY. For more information please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or cal T.J. Woodward at 237-2626.

Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 N. Main St. Perry, NY 14530.  

Basom - Joshua K. Durham, 21, of Basom, died Saturday, (August 7, 2010) as the result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident on Albion Road in the town of Oakfield.

He was born July 28, 1989 in Batavia, a son of Scott Durham of Basom and Tina (Corcoran) Durham of Batavia.

Joshua enjoyed baseball and hunting. He loved his family and was a great uncle and brother.

Surviving along with his parents are two brothers, Matthew (Jackie) Durham of Oakfield and Stephen Durham of Batavia; a sister, Katie Durham of Basom; grandparents, Shirley Durham of East Pembroke and Edward and Beverly Corcoran of Batavia; a niece, Savannah Durham; a nephew, Gavin Durham and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He is a grandson of the late Donald Durham and Lenora Durham.  

Calling hours are Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield. Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday also at the funeral home. Burial will be in North Pembroke Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family. Condolences may be made at www.burdettandsanford.com.

 

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