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Mary C. Severe

By Joshua Smith

Batavia- Mary C. Severe, 86, died Saturday, March 17, 2012at the Genesee County Nursing Home.

Mrs. Severe was born November 8, 1925 in Elba, NY the daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Nicosia Calarco.

Mrs. Severe and her husband, the late Anthony, owned and operated the former Turkey Kitchen Restaurant in Batavia for many years. In addition to the fine homemade turkey and spaghetti dinners they served she was best known for her delicious pies. 

Survivors include two sons; Salvatore (Dianne) Severe of Olalla, Washington and Anthony (Ina) Severe of Phoenix, Arizona and one brother, Carmelo Calarco of Batavia.  Also surviving are 8 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Christine Smith and two brothers, Alphonso and Frank Calarco, Sr.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 E. Main St.  Her Mass of Christian Burial will be 9:30 AM, Thursday, March 22, 2012 at Resurrection Parish - St. Mary's Church, 18 Ellicott St. Memorials may be made to Genesee County Nursing Home, Activities Fund, 278 Bank St. Batavia, NY  14020 Entombment will be in St. Joseph's Mausoleum.

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