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Deborah A. Colopy, 55 of Byron, died February 6, 2012 at Unity Hospital in Rochester. She was born June 24, 1956 in Batavia to the late Charles (Katherine Besaw) Stafford. Mrs. Colopy worked at Lakeside Beikirch Care Center in Brockport as a Nurse. She took great pride in caring for people. Deborah was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church. She loved spending time with her family. She is preceded in death by her brother Charles Stafford.
                                                                                                                        
She is survived by her husband Craig K., daughters Amy L. and Melissa A. Colopy all of Byron; brother Richard (Diane) Stafford of Oakfield; sister Kathy Sprague of Batavia; along with many nieces and nephews.  

Friends are invited to call from 5 to 9 PM on Thursday February 9, 2012 at the Calvary Baptist Church 3515 Galloway Road Batavia, New York 14020. 11:00 AM Funeral Services will take place on Friday February 10, 2012 at the Church. Interment will take place in the Calvary Baptist Cemetery, Batavia, NY.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family. 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.

Etta Mae was born in Delevan, New York on May 31, 1940 a daughter of the late Arthur and Nancy McKinsey Neamon. She retired from SUNY Geneseo where she worked in their food service department. She had also worked for the Charcoal Corral in Perry, Valley Inn in Warsaw, and the former Genesee Falls Hotel in Portageville, and Archway Cookies in Perry. She was a member of the Perry Senior Citizens Community Club, she helped out with the weekly Rotary Club meals, she was always willing to help out anyone in need, or to be cared for. She enjoyed playing bingo, crocheting and especially enjoyed the company of family, friends, and her grandchildren. She is preceded in death by a sister Nancy Kay Adams.

She is survived by her husband Eugene Woodworth, 2 daughters: Julie Johnson of Silver Lake, Rebecca (Rick Hancock) Dailey of Warsaw, 2 sons: Timothy and Russell Woodworth both of Silver Lake, 3 sisters: Donna Jean (Lyle) Gilbert and Shirley Ann Gordon both of Yorkshire, Betty Lou Sinicki of Buffalo, 4 brothers: Gail Neamon of Java, Ronald (Nancy) Neamon of Arcade, Raymond (Betty) Neamon of Benton, KY, and Terry Neamon of Rochester, 7 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, along with many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

There will be no prior calling hours. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday February 11, 2012 at 1:00pm at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. Perry, NY 14530. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or call 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. 

Stanley was born in Castile, New York on April 7, 1914 a son of the late Frank and Artella Lathrop MacDonald. Stanley was a graduate of Perry High School and Rochester Institute of Technology. He worked for many years on his father’s family farm in Castile and the former Perry Knitting Mill before going to Eastman Kodak. He worked for Eastman Kodak for 36 years as a supervisor of warehousing retiring in 1979 at the age of 65.He was a former member of the Parkminster Presbyterian Church in Chili. He liked to travel , enjoyed working and enjoyed living on Silver Lake. He is preceded in death by his wife Dorothy (Burns) MacDonald who died on December 9, 2007, and a sister Gladys Mimm.

He is survived by a son John “Jack” MacDonald of Castile, 1 daughter: Marcia (Mayeed) Rahman of Pittsford, NY, 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Family and friends may call from 6-8 pm on Thursday February 2nd at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. in Perry, NY 14530. Funeral services will be held on Friday February 3rd at 2:00pm at the funeral home. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery in Perry.

Memorials may be made to the Castile Rescue Squad 37 N. Main St. Castile, NY 14427. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or call 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. 

Antoinette F. Szczesny “Toni” “Tosh”, 90 of Batavia, died Saturday (January 28, 2012) at Hospice of Buffalo.  She was born in Batavia on January 10, 1922, daughter of  the late John and Louise Hubinska Wujcik.

She was a teacher, social worker, sales clerk and homemaker. Antoinette received a B.A. degree from William Smith College in 1945 and a M.A. degree from Teachers College, Columbia University in 1947. She taught school in Pavilion, DeRuyter and was a substitute teacher in the Batavia School District and at Notre Dame High School. Antoinette was a Supervisor of Public Welfare in the Genesee County Dept. of Social Services from 1962 until her retirement in 1986. She was also a sales clerk in the Enterprise Clothing Store, a family owned store, until it’s closing in 1986.

Antoinette was a member of the Sacred Heart Rosary Society, the Apostleship of Prayer and was chairman of the Bishops Committee.  She was the leader of the Sacred Heart Bible Study for the past 20 years and was a member of the Notre Dame Prayer Group, the Legion of Honor in the Polish Falconettes and in charge of the walking program for the Falconettes, past member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Court St. Rita in St. Mary’s Church and a member of Women’s Aglow, member of the Genesee County Retired Educators, New York State Retired Teachers Assoc., Business and Professional Women and the Retirees of the Business and Professional Women.  She was also a member of both the Independent Assoc. of Retired People and AARP. She was a past member of the American Assoc. of University Women and was an RSVP volunteer in both the Literacy and Step Programs.

Survivors include her loving husband of 63 years, Joseph Szczesny, whom she married Nov. 25, 1948.  Four sons, Thomas (Frances) Szczesny of Marlboro, N.J., Rev. Walter J. Szczesny of East Aurora, NY, Timothy (Donna) Szczesny of Binghamton and Joseph (Allison) Szczesny of Minot, ME. Two daughters, Mary (Van) Rodenhizer of Oakfield and Veronica (Jerzy) Ryskiewicz of Staten Island.  Seven grandchildren, Spencer, Alex, Laura and Timothy Szczesny, Kathryn Rodenhizer, Paula and Thomas Ryszkiewicz.  Three sisters in-law, Helen Fortunato, Veronica DiFilippo and Rose Szczesny.  Also survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late Estelle Szulgit, Louise Wujcik, Helen King, John (Fran) Wujcik and Eugene (Florence) Wujcik.

Friends may call Tuesday from 4-8pm at Ascension Parish (Sacred Heart Church), where a Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday at 9:30am.  Burial will follow in St. Cecilia Cemetery in Oakfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to Christ the King Seminary, 711 Knox Rd., East Aurora, NY 14052.

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

Arrangements were entrusted to the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Bataiva, NY 14020. Ronald P. Konieczny II, Director & Proprietor.

Gloria R. Watts, 82 of Batavia, died January 17, 2012 at Crossroads House in Batavia. She was born April 30, 1929 in Bordino, NY to the late Percy Richards and the late Elizabeth Ostrander.    Mrs. Watts worked for many years as a Coordination Specialist for the United States Army at Fort Drum in Watertown, NY. She was a longtime member of the American Legion Auxiliary, the Oakfield United Methodist Church, and the church choir. She was a very adventurous woman that loved to scuba dive. She is preceded in death by her husbands Richard Hicks, Robert Watts, sister Catherine Stevens.     

She is survived by two daughters Michele (Michael) Bielski of Oakfield; Kathleen (Gustave) Grossman of Oakfield; brother Darwin (Rosemary) Richards of FL; brother-in-law John Stevens of Rochester; 5 grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. Friends are invited to attend 7:30 PM Funeral Services on Friday January 27, 2012 at the Oakfield United Methodist Church 2 North Main St. Oakfield, NY 14125. Interment will take place in the Rodman Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Church. 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 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

Baby Matusak, died January 21, 2011 at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw. Born in Warsaw, NY on January 21, 2012. Born to Matt Troisi of Silver Lake and Jolene Matusak of Silver Lake. Preceded in death by maternal grandmother Cheryl Matusak (2006).

Survived by a maternal grandfather Steve Fox of LeRoy; paternal grandmother Mary Ann Roessell of Retsof; brother Corbin Nichols of Silver Lake; Aunt Kristin (Koy) Langless of Perry; sisters Brooklyn and Shelby Troisi of Silver Lake.

There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral services will be held privately for the family. Memorials may be made to the family. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or call 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

 

Age 95, of Oakfield, died peacefully Sunday evening January 22, 2012 at her home under the care of her loving family and Hospice. She was born February 18, 1916 in LeRoy, NY daughter of the late Louis & Josephine (Andalora) Baglio, also preceded in death by her beloved husband Samuel Forti in 2005; sisters Grace Baglio, Jennie Paladino, Josephine Maida, Mary Perry and a brother Frank Baglio. Mrs. Forti, is a longtime and the oldest member of St. Padre Pio Parish, former member of the Bishop's Committee for Christian Home and Family in the Diocese of Buffalo, welcoming families. In early years she was employed by the Edith Hartwell Clinic and the Jello Plant in LeRoy, also the E.N. Rowell Box Factory & JJ Newberry Co. in Batavia until her retirement in 1972.

Surviving are her loving children Joan (Art) Cichowski of Webster, Elaine Forti of Oakfield, Carol (Jim) Wigton of Rochester and David (Lorraine) Forti of Oakfield; sisters Rose Wallace, Carmen Cintorino, and Marion Ricci all of Batavia; brother-in-law Ralph Cintorino of Batavia; sisters-in-law Betty Forti of LeRoy, Grace Forti of St. Louis; 5 grandchildren Karen (Pasi) Cichowski-Janne, Mark (Shawn) Cichowski, Heather (Jeremy) Shaw, Brian (Marsha) Wigton & Andrew (Kristi) Wigton; 10 great-grandchildren along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Family and friends may visit from 3-7 PM on Wednesday January 25, 2012 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road 14020 where prayers will be recited 10:15 AM Thursday January 26 followed by an 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial St. Padre Pio Parish (Oakfield Site). Memorials in Sarah's memory are suggested to St. Padre Pio Parish 56 Maple Street Oakfield, NY 14125 or St. Jude's Children's Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105. She will be laid to rest with her husband in St. Francis Cemetery in LeRoy. For more information or to send flowers please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

THE FAMILY OF SARAH R. FORTI IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

 

Mr. Donald C. Britt, 75, of Byron, died Saturday (January 21, 2012) at the United Memorial Medical Center.

Mr. Britt was born January 28, 1936 in Batavia, a son of the late Gerald and Mary (Chapin) Britt.

Mr. Britt was a retired farmer and former partner at L-Brooke Farms in Byron.  Mr. Britt was a partner with G.F. Britt and Sons and also Byron Enterprises (now Oxbo International).  He served as a director for ProFac Cooperative. Don was a former Byron Town Supervisor and served on the Byron Town Board. He served on the Board of Directors for Cornell Cooperative Extension and NYS Farm Bureau. He was a past vice moderator for the Genesee Valley Presbytery and also a board member of the Genesee Orleans Ministry of Concern.  He was a private pilot and the rarest of breeds, a liberal republican!

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Britt of Byron; a daughter, Kim (Mark) Dewey of Byron; a son, Donald B. (Chrystal) Britt of Byron; five grandchildren, Meghan Dewey of Chicago, Illinois, Sarah Dewey of Montclair, New Jersey, Nathan Dewey of Penfield, Benjamin Britt of Byron and Kylie Britt of Byron; a sister, Jane (John) Porter of Valley Center, California, a sister-in-law, June (Linderman) Britt of Fremont, Michigan, and many nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his brother, Gerald Britt.  

Calling hours are Tuesday from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.  Services will be at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Byron Presbyterian Church, 6293 West Main, Byron.  A reception will be held immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall. Burial will be at a later date in Byron Cemetery, Byron.  Memorials may be made to the Byron Presbyterian Church, Furnace Fund, P.O. Box 206, Byron, NY 14422.  Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.   

     Age 77, of Batavia, formerly of Pawling, New York, died Thursday evening January 19, 2012 at Strong Memorial Hospital. She was born December 3, 1934 in Poughkeepsie, New York daughter of the late James & Irene (Fitzpatrick) Clark. She was employed for many years by IBM and was a member of St. John's Parish in Pawling.

     She is survived by her beloved husband Charles R. Utter Jr. of Batavia; loving children James (Beth) Utter of Poughkeepsie,NY, Charles (Jennifer) Utter of Upton, MA, Karen (John) Cima of Corfu and Anne (Dan) Pruzan of Redwood City, CA; a sister Jean Clark of Pawling, NY along with 5 grandchildren and many nieces & nephews.

     There is no prior visitation and funeral services will held Tuesday January 24, 2012 at St. John's R.C. Church in Pawling with burial in the church cemetery. Memorials in Margaret's memory can be made to a charity of the donor's choice. For more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

THE FAMILY OF MARGARET C. UTTER IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK.

Darryl Tyndell, 40 of LeRoy, died January 16, 2012 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. He was born August 18, 1971 in Washington DC to Henrietta (Robert Wise) Tyndell of Brockport. Darryl was a member of Living Waters Church in LeRoy.

He is survived by wife Shannon (Valdes) Tyndell of LeRoy; daughters Kyiera of Japan; Briyana, Carissa of LeRoy; son Jaden Tyndell of LeRoy; brothers Adrian (Mary) of Neversink; Herbert of Niagara Falls, Raheem of Brockport; sisters Tonya (Douglas) Chubb of MD; Glenda Wise of FL along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call on Sat. Jan. 21st from 11 AM to 12 Noon at the Assembly of God Church 24 N. Spruce St. Batavia, NY, 14020. 12:00 Noon Funeral Services will follow at the Church. Interment will take place at Grand View Cemetery in Batavia.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org. 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 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020.

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