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Elba - Mrs. Nancy J. Warner, 58, of Elba a 2nd grade teacher at Elba Central School, died Wednesday, August 18, 2010at Strong Memorial Hospital, in Rochester.

Mrs. Warner was born August 23, 1951 in Batavia, a daughter of Dorothy (Newcomb) Miller of Brockport and the late Jack Miller.

She was an avid reader and enjoyed music, computers and travel.

Her husband, James H. Warner, died in August of 1994.

Survivors include a son, Andrew Warner of Elba; a daughter, Beth (Paul) Colburn of Boston, MA; a brother, David (Jean) Miller of Bergen; several nieces and nephews and a great-nephew.  

Friends may call on Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 E. Main St., Batavia, where services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Elba Fire Department and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 58, Elba, NY 14058 or to the family. Burial will be in Grand View Cemetery. Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

 

Batavia - Mr. William H. Young, 59, died unexpectedly Sunday, August 15, 2010 while on vacation with his family Ocean City, New Jersey.

Mr. Young was born April 18, 1951 in Patterson, New Jersey, the son of the late Frederick and Helen Young, who survives. 

A graduate of SUNY Cobleskill and Delaware Valley College he was employed by Upstate Niagara as the Supervisor of Membership Services. He was a member of the Batavia Rotary Club, the City of Batavia Republican Committee, past president of the NYS Sanitarians Association and the Batavia Area Jaycees, past vice-president of the Batavia City School Board, the United Way Board, Youth Bureau, city Zoning Board, and the city Safety Committee. He formerly taught Defensive Driving at GCC and was an instructor for the hunter’s safety program.

Along with his mother he is survived by his wife of 37 years, Carolyn Calarco Young; children; Christopher (Lauren) Young of Congers, NY, Jennifer (John) Reale and Julie (Jeff) Grover, both of East Syracuse; grandchildren; JJ Reale, Olivia Young and Lilly Grover. He was the brother of Bob Young and Linda (David) Macdonald, son-in-law of Lillian Calarco and brother-in-law of Sally Bywater, Terry (Bernard) Gabriele and Thomas Calarco. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Friends may call on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia. Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 31 Washington Ave., Batavia. Memorials may be made to UMMC Surgical Expansion Project, c/o the UMMC Foundation, 127 North St., Batavia, New York 14020. Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

David was born in Warsaw on March 14, 1942. A son of the late John A. Cygan and Jane Schumacher Cygan of Perry. Mr. Cygan retired from the Union Laborers Local 435 in Rochester after 30 years of employment.He was a member of the Perry VFW, Vets Club, Dom Polski’s and the Silver Lake Sportmen’s Club, he enjoyed motorcycle riding, and hunting.

Survived by his children: John Cygan of Castile, Jeffrey Cygan of Perry, Melissa (Greg) Becker of Buffalo, and Jennifer Cygan of Pike, a sister: Donna (Doug) Austin of Mims, Fla., a brother: Anthony “Skeeter” (Patricia) Cygan of Willis, Tx., grandchildren: Cassidy Cygan, Tonya Cygan, Jessica Cygan, Katelyn Becker, Liam Becker, and Joslyn McMurtry, along with several nieces and nephews also survive. He is preceded in death by a brother: Daniel Cygan.

No prior calling hours and services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to the Perry Fire Department, or the Perry Emergency Ambulance. 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.  
 

Larsen, Kenneth.jpgKenneth A. Larsen, 63, of Corfu, died Monday (August 16, 2010) at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

He was born in Brooklyn, NY on Novenber 10, 1946 a son of the late Andrew and Marion Swensen Larson.

Mr. Larsen was a cable splicer for Verizon Communications for over 35 years prior to his retirement.  He graduated from Genesee Community College in 1993 and received a Bachelors Degree in Addiction Counseling from S.U.N.Y. Brockport.   He did addiction counseling at Brylyn Hospital in Alden, NY.  From 1965 to 1967 he served active duty with the US Navy in submarine service and later served with the US Coast Guard Reserves.  He always remarked how proud he was to be a veteran.  Following his retirement he worked as a floor attendan and supervisor at Batavia Downs Casino.  He was an avid HAM Radio Operator with the handle of N2JTZ.

Surviving is his wife of over 39 years, Sharon Thayer shom he married on November 25, 1970.  His children: Jennifer Fuller of Schuylerville, NY and Charles (Christina) Larsen of Oakfield.   A sister and brother in law, Judith and Denis Caysinger of Hilton, NY.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Family and friends may call Friday from 4 - 7PM at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, where services will follow with full military honors.

Mr. Larsen desired no flowers but asked that memorials be sent to: Camp Good Days and Special Times, 2440 Sheridan Dr., Tonawanda, NY  14150.

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

Arrangements were entrusted to the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, NY  RONALD P. KONIECZNY, DIRECTOR & VETERAN.

 

Mrs. Bisig was born 79 years ago in Alexander, NY to the late Frederick and Reta (Ayrault) Kilby. She was the widow of Robert Bisig who died in 1993. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Marjorie loved to bake.

She is survived by her sons Paul (Linda) Bisig of Batavia, Allan Bisig of Warsaw and Brian (Mary) Bisig of LeRoy. Three brothers George Kilby of Michigan, Frank (Doris) Kilby of North Chili, Donald (Sharon) Kilby of Kennedy, NY; a brother in law John Pierce of Bethany Center, and a sister in law Dolores "Didy" Kilby of Arizona survive along with 11 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was sister of the late Leon Kilby, Millie Pierce and grandmother of the late Paul, Christopher and Kimberly Bisig.

Family and friends may call on Tuesday August 17th at the Funeral Home from 5 to 8PM.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM at the Funeral Home on Wednesday August 18th. Interment will take place in Maple Lawn Cemetery in Bethany Center, NY.

The family suggests memorials to Genesee Cancer Assistance, 16 Bank Street, Batavia, NY 14020. 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.

MILLER, DOROTHY A.0001.jpgDorothy Alice Miller, 76, of Batavia died Friday (August 13, 2010) at United Memorial Medical Center after a brief illness.

She was born in Java, NY on April 25, 1934, a daughter of the late William and Mabel Niver Rosborough.

She was the wife of the late LaVerne Miller.

Mrs. Miller was a cat lover and was retired from General Motors, Rochester Products in Rochester.

Surviving is a daughter and son in law, Debbie and Frederick Gravetter of Brockport.  Two sons and a daughter in law: Duane and Jennifer Miller of Attica  and David Miller of FL.  Seven grandchildren: Shannon and Ericka Miller, Dylan Teller, Megan Burke, Melissa (Nicolo) Monachino, Justin Gravetter, David Miller and Elisha Townsend.   Two sisters: Ruth Miller of Batavia and Mary Rose Silliman of Corfu.  A brother, William Rosborough Jr. of Batavia.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Family and friends may call Monday from 2 - 4 PM at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, where services will immediately follow.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Humane Society at Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Rd., Fairport, NY 14450.

Expressions of condolence may be made at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net, or by calling,  585-343-6158.

Arrangements were entrusted to the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA.  RONALD P. KONIECZNY, DIRECTOR & VETERAN

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. 

 

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