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Batavia - Jason Christopher Hale, 49, of Batavia, passed away on Monday, (October 26, 2020) at Highland Hospital in Rochester.

Mr. Hale was born December 7, 1970 in Batavia, a son of Richard and Sheila (Pribison) Hale of Corfu.

He enjoyed fishing and playing the latest video games. He followed all forms of motorsports on TV: NASCAR, NHRA, INDYCAR, and motocross motorcycle racing; on occasion attending races at area tracks. He was a diehard fan of the NFL Raiders football team, win or lose.

Surviving along with his parents are his son, Trevor Pahl of Batavia; sister, Jacqueline R. (Douglas) Ferris of Le Roy; a nephew, Jacob Ferris; paternal grandmother, Norma Hale of Batavia.  Two aunts and an uncle also survive.

Preceded in death by an uncle, Daniel Foster Hale; and his paternal grandfather, LaVerne S. Hale.

There will be no visitation.  Family and friends are invited to attend Jason's Mass of Christian Burial on Friday (October 30, 2020) at 1:00 PM in St. Mary's Church, 18 Ellicott Street in Batavia.  Burial will be held privately in St. Joseph's Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wilmot Cancer Center, 262 Bank Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, social distancing and face coverings will be required at the church.  We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.  

Arrangements for Jason were entrusted to the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home in Batavia. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

LeRoy ~ Shirley A. Dimick, age 82, of Mill Street, passed away early Tuesday morning (Oct. 27, 2020) at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home.

     She was born August 5, 1938 in Batavia, a daughter of the late John and Josephine Baglio Maida.

     Shirley will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and dear friend.  She was a caring and dedicated care provider for her husband of 55 years, William.  She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed baking for her family and friends.

     She will be sadly missed by her children, Barbara (John) Joy of LeRoy, John (Lorraine Puleo) Dimick of LeRoy and Steve (Sami Rapone) Dimick of LeRoy; grandchildren, Katherine "Katie" (Matt Morley) Joy, Michael (Haley) Joy and Jonathan Dimick; great-grandchild, MacKenzie Morley; sister, Dorothy Halligan; sisters-in-law, Diane Dimick, Lois Dimick and Sylvia Dimick, along with many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

     She was predeceased by her husband, William "Bill" Dimick in 2015 and brothers-in-law, Jerry Halligan, Richard Dimick, Clayton Dimick and Rodney Dimick.

     Family and friends are invited to attend her Rite of Christian Burial on Saturday, Oct. 31 at 11:00 A.M. at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Peter's Church, 44 Lake St., LeRoy. (Face masks and social distancing required).  Interment in St. Francis Cemetery will be private.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to either LeRoy Ambulance Service or LeRoy Village Green Sunshine Fund.

     Your memories and condolences may be shared with Shirley's family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.

     Mrs. Dimick and her family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc.  585-786-2400

butterfly.jpgDeborah S. Hazzard, 50 of Perry, passed away peacefully on Saturday October 24, 2020 at Koscielniak Home in Perry. She was born November 26, 1969 in Flushing, NY to John (Ruth) Hazzard of Rochester.

Deb loved music, being outdoors and good food. She received her educational certificate from the NYS School for the Blind. The family would like to thank the “family” of residents and staff at the Koscielniak Home for all of the love they shared.

She is survived by her parents, sister Mara (Chris Wallingford) Hazzard-Wallingford of West Henrietta and niece Emma Wallingford.

There will be no prior calling hours and funeral services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The ARC of Livingston-Wyoming, 18 Main St., Mt. Morris, NY 14510. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to sign a message of condolence please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street, Perry, New York 14530.

flowersunset.jpgMary E. “Betty” Tiernan, 96 of Perry, passed away peacefully on Sunday October 25, 2020 at East Side Nursing Home in Warsaw. She was born October 29, 1923 in Leicester to the late James (Matilda Barkley) Pendergast. She is preceded in death by two husbands Robert Tiernan and Dean Barrows, her daughter Diane Barrows and all of her siblings.

Mrs. Tiernan worked for many years at the Greater Rochester International Airport.

She is survived by her son Randall D. Barrows of Perry; grandchildren Mary (Chris) Foley of Attica; James Barrows of Perry; 7 great-grandchildren, along with several nieces of nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours and funeral services will be private. She will be laid to in Leicester Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to East Side Nursing Home, Activities Fund, 62 Prospect Street, Warsaw, New York 14569. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to sign a message of condolence please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street, Perry, New York 14530.

stream-female.jpgNancy J. Dembowski, 73 of Varysburg, passed away Sunday, October 26, 2020. She was born May 30, 1947 in Batavia to the late Lester T. (Betty J. Hart) Andrews. She is preceded in death by her husband Bernard Dembowski II.

Nancy worked for many years at Wyoming County Community Hospital. She was an extremely kind, sweet woman. Her door was always open for a meal or to help someone in need.

She is survived by her step-son Bernard Dembowski III; brothers Terry (Janet) Andrews, Kevin (MaryLou) Andrews; brothers and sisters-in-law Darryl (Gloria) Dembowski, Diane (Bhagwanji) Gosai, Terry Lee (Brenda) Dim; nieces and nephews Michael (Kirsten) Andrews, Thomas, Allison Andrews, a heartfelt thank you to her best friend “sister” Betsy (Carl) Flint; beloved dog Roxy; close friends Dan (Julie) Buchholz, Celeste Bzduch.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital www.stjude.org. For more information please call 585-591-1212, or to leave a message of condolence, please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main St., Attica, New York 14011.

LeRoy ~ Arthur P. Leo, age 88, of Warsaw Road, passed away Saturday evening (October 24, 2020) at Strong Memorial Hospital in the presence of his loving family.

     He was born August 19, 1932 in Rochester, a son of the late Alfred and Cora Sager Leo.

     He was a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, as well as a retiree of Rochester City Forestry/Parks and Recreation.

     He was a “ Staple” at LeRoy Tops Super Market and surrounding coffee shops!

     He is survived by his wife of 50 yrs, Dorothy Leo; daughters, Debi Trommer (Dave), Kim Gifaldi (John), Kim Mooney (Tom), Gigi Mattice (Butch), Dawn Myers (David) and son, Brian Leo (Nicole); 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.

     In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Alfred James Leo III and his sister, Joan Root.

     Services and interment in Grove Place Cemetery are private.

     Your memories and condolences may be shared with Mr. Leo's family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.

     Mr. Leo and his family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc.  585-768-2400

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Brenda Lantz, (Bartholomew), 57 of Gainesville passed away after a long battle with cancer on Thursday October 22, 2020. Brenda was born November 21, 1963 in Batavia, NY on November 21, 1963, to the late Frank and Josephine Bartholomew.

Brenda is survived by her daughter; Jennifer Beedham, brothers; Dennis Bartholomew and Frank Bartholomew Jr., and sister, Gloria Hair.  Several nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Graveside Services will be held on Tuesday October 27, 2020 at Alta Vista Cemetery, Dr. Bill Coates officiating. The family will receive from 11-12 p.m. at Little & Davenport Funeral Home. Those wishing to send online condolences to the family may do so at littledavenport.com

Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesville, Georgia 30501 is in charge of arrangements.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Brenda Lantz, please click here.

eick_ruth_-_photo1.jpgRuth Irene Eick, 94, of Corfu died Saturday morning, October 24, 2020 at Gateway Home of Attica. Ruth passed away in the presence of her family.  We cannot express enough gratitude to the staff of Gateway Home for their love and commitment to our family these past few weeks.

Born July 4, 1926 in Alabama, NY, Ruth was the daughter of LaVern and Edith (Brege) Gray. Ruth lived most of life in Alabama, NY. She was known for serving her community and neighbors with friendship, baked goods, and most importantly, love. For many years, Ruth enjoyed helping her husband, Bob with their business, Eick’s Bicycle Barn. She was a faithful member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Batavia, NY.

Above all, Ruth’s greatest joy was caring for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She modeled the true meaning of patience, kindness, love, and motherhood.

Ruth is survived by daughters, Elaine (David) Wheatley of Delhi,  Diane Phelps of Corfu, and son-in-law Paul Schafer of Tallahassee, FL;  10 grandchildren, Summer (Dan) Forness, Grayden (Brittany) Schafer, Juliane (Paul) Hillis, Christina (David) Rheam, Peter (Kristin) Wheatley,  John (Amber) Wheatley, Joanna (Nathan) Hatch, Kyle (Lindsay) Phelps, Carrie Phelps, Lindsey (Ryan) Mating; and 17 great grandchildren along with many other loving friends and family.

Ruth was pre-deceased by husband, Robert in 2017 after 68 years of marriage, daughter Carol Jean Schafer (December 2017), and son in law, Paul Wesley Phelps (August 2015).

Friends may visit during calling hours on Sunday, November 1st from 2-4pm at the J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Avenue, Batavia, NY. A private memorial service will be held for Ruth’s immediate family. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, social distancing rules will apply to both events. Ruth will be laid to rest at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in West Shelby, NY.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorial gifts in Ruth’s memory be given to Gateway Home, 91 Main Street, Attica, NY or St Paul Lutheran Church, 31 Washington Ave, Batavia, NY.  Expressions of sympathy may be shared with 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.

 

 

Le Roy - Joan Cole, 85 of Le Roy passed away on Tuesday, (October 20, 2020) at Le Roy Village Green in Le Roy.

Mrs. Cole was born November 27, 1934 in Hume, a daughter of the late  Willard Ferris and Phoebe (Bailey) Ferris.

She enjoyed puzzle books, cooking, baking, traveling and spending time with her family.

Joan is the wife of the late Francis Cole who passed away in 2003; she is also the sister of the late Laverne Ferris and Beatrice Rosato.

Surviving are her children, Robert Cole of Le Roy and Thomas A. (Laura) Cole of North Carolina.  5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren also survive.

There will be no visitation.  Family and friends are invited to attend Joan's Graveside Service on Friday (October 30, 2020) at 1:00 pm in Portageville Cemetery on East Koy Road in Portageville.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.  

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

Josephine  A.  Talone, 74,  of Batavia,  passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at Rochester General Hospital.

Josephine was born Tuesday, August 20, 1946 in Rochester, a daughter of the late Thomas and Pauline (Almalfa) Giunta.

Josephine loved spending time with her family and adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She enjoyed baking and cooking and was wonderful at both.

Surviving are her husband, Santo Talone, Jr. of Batavia; sons, Gregory (Katherine) Talone of Batavia and Jason (Kimberley) Talone of Batavia; grandchildren, Thomas Talone, Gianna Talone, Noah Talone, Alyssa Talone, Sarah (Vinny Monteleone) Bailey and Justin (Sarah) Bailey; great-grandchildren, Amelia Monteleone and Harrison Monteleone and several nieces and nephews.

Josephine is a sister of the late Marilyn Giunta and Joseph Giunta.

Services for Josephine will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Heart Association, online at https://www.heart.org/en/get-involved/ways-to-give.  

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

Arrangements for Josephine were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia, (585) 343-8868.

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