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Dale G. Bremiller, 77 of Corfu, passed away Saturday, January 30, 2021 at his home.

Dale was born on September 20, 1943, in Buffalo, a son of the late Gerald and Evelyn Boll Bremiller. He was the brother of the late Wayne Bremiller.

Dale grew up in Lancaster and served with the United States Army in Vietnam. A longtime resident of Corfu, he worked at Agway and served as the Town of Pembroke Code and Zoning Enforcement Officer until he retired.

Dale was a Lionel train collector, a love he shared with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He loved his 1964 Ford Galaxy 500 and going to car shows. He was a member of the WNY Gas & Steam Engine Association since the early 1970’s and held the office of President for several years. He shared his joy and collection of hit & miss engines with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

Dale was the loving husband to Judith (Ehrenreich), father to Bryan (Rebbecca), Arick and Rebecca Sue (Kevin). Grandfather to Emeraldgene, Sterling, Coral, Austin and Nicholas and great grandfather to Dina, Trevor and Evan.

Friends may call Friday, February 5, 2021, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 East Main Street, Corfu. Burial will be in the Western New York National Cemetery, Corfu, NY at a future date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors or WNY Gas & Steam Engine Association.

Dale was greatly loved and will be sorely missed.

Mary Elizabeth Delbridge Shuknecht, 94, of Elba, passed peacefully at home on Sunday, (January 31, 2021). She was born on August 22, 1926 in Batavia to the late Raymond and Mae Delbridge. She is predeceased by her husband, Neil Shuknecht, whom she married on April 29, 1950 in an intimate ceremony. Mary was a devoted farm wife during their many years together.

Mary graduated from Batavia High School and then attended a two-year business program at Miami University in Ohio. She worked in the banking business for most of her career at Anchor Bank in Batavia, where she always had a smile and a friendly hello for her customers. In her free time, she supported her children who were actively involved in the local 4-H program.

Mary was a lifelong avid reader and would frequently tell the story of the time she was running and reading as a child, when she tripped over a toy and broke her arm. She could be seen frequently looking for the latest books to read at Richmond Memorial Library into her early 90s. She was also an active member of St. James Church of Batavia and enjoyed their Friday Fish fry dinners. Mary always put others first and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Mary’s lifelong motto at dessert: “I’ll have a little of each!” She loved life and her sweet treats!

Mary was the loving mother of Gerald (Valerie) Shuknecht of Keeseville, NY, Cynthia Chisholm of Las Vegas, Donald (Cindy) Shuknecht of Elba, and Cathy (Chip) Wynn of Hummelstown, PA.  She is also survived by her grandchildren, Jered (Katie) Shuknecht, Sarah (Barry) Christ, Shane (Anastacia) Shuknecht, Amanda (Rich) Drowne, Courtney (Erik) Jenks, Mary Jean Shuknecht and Ashley (Eric) Rossello. Mary was also blessed with ten great-grandchildren.

Mary was predeceased by her son-in-law, Christopher Chisholm; her brother, Wade; sisters, Donna Coward and Eleanor Gaiser; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held in the spring at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

A message of condolence can be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements completed by H. E. Turner and Company, Inc. 403 East Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

Julia Marie Falleti passed away at the age of 74 on January 30, 2021 in Batavia.  Mrs. Falleti was born on May 19, 1946, in Albion, the daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Tokotch.

For the last 3 years, Julia had bravely fought ovarian cancer. She will be remembered as a strong and selfless Wife, Mother, Grandmother and overall spirit.

Julia worked for the Batavia City School District as a Secretary for 30 years. She enjoyed guiding students in becoming college ready and was always ready to shine a positive light on their futures. She remained active after retirement by cooking, baking, knitting and crocheting. Julia also gave back to the community through various organizations.

Julia is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Domenico Falleti. She was the mother of Maria Falleti of Naples, Florida and Antonino (Michelle) Falleti of Batavia; Grandmother of Maximus Falleti ; sisters, Betty Falleti, Frances Pellegrino, Helen Warner; brother, Bruce Tokotch; along with many nieces and nephews.

A Private Memorial Mass to celebrate her life will be held at the convenience of the family. She will be entombed in St. Joseph’s Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be directed to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, 901 Washington St, Buffalo, New York 14203. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle in her memory, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia.

Harry Louis Kalish was born May 2, 1951 in Queens, NY, to Walter Kalish and Catherine Cuthill. He died at age 69 in Florida on Jan. 18, 2021.

He was formerly a longtime Batavia resident.

Harry has three brothers. Harry leaves behind three adult children and three grandchildren: Sara Hall (37), Harry's youngest daughter, her fiance, Jeremy Brown, and Sara’s children, the twins Cody and Brylie Hall (13), and Autumn Hall (11). Harry's son, Jacob Kalish (41) and Harry's oldest daughter, Katherine Kalish (42).

Harry was retired, but worked as a cook for more than 35 years, and spent his last 10 years as a truck driver delivering tires around Central Florida. He enjoyed his work and always put his best integrity forward. When Harry fought and gained his three children in 1995, he would work two jobs at a time to provide a new home and life for them. 

Harry loved the Jets and football. He loved the Mets in baseball. Harry could be found watching sports 90 percent of his last days and loved watching and talking about each game and highlights with Jeremy Brown. Harry was a huge fan of rock 'n' roll and would always have his radio up overloud as he worked out. He loved to dance with his grandkids and joke around with silliness. 

Harry was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in early 2019. He was a fighter and never wanted to give up. His body became too weak and he left this world holding his daughter Sara’s hand and his love of his life at one time, Sandra Brooks. His grandchildren and family were gathered as he took his last breath with his favorite rock 'n' roll music seeing him out. 

Harry always cared so much for his daughter Sara and her children and would always help out in any way he was able to. Harry was a great man and will be truly missed.

ZoElla L. Spink, 84, of Batavia, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2021 at United Memorial Medical Center.

ZoElla was born August 13, 1936 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Raymond and Mabel (Calkins) Worthington.

ZoElla was a life member of Northgate Free Methodist Church, where she was a very active member.  She loved to bake and spend time with her family.   

Surviving are her sons, Ronald (Deborah) Spink of Batavia, Timothy (Belinda) Spink of Batavia, Jamie (Kathy) Spink of Batavia and Christopher (Joan) Hoppey-Spink of Amherst; a brother, E. James (Charlene) Worthington of Elba; 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her husband, Ronald W. Spink; brothers, Raymond Worthington, Roy Worthington, Spencer Worthington and Donald Worthington; sisters, Winifred Cook and Viola Wight.

ZoElla's Memorial Service will be held at a later date at Nothgate Free Methodist Church.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Northgate Free Methodist Church, 8160 Bank Street Road, Batavia, NY 14020.  

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

Arrangements for ZoElla were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia, (585) 343-8868.

clattenburg.jpg  Steven Donald Clattenburg, 60, of Batavia passed away peacefully in his home on Sunday January 24, 2021. He was born on March 22, 1960 to the late Donald and Audrey Clattenburg.

Steven was known well in the community for his commitment to coaching youth baseball. He embraced everyday as a blessing with his on and off battle with cancer. He enjoyed spending time and making memories with friends and family. Steven was also an avid Muckdogs and Bills fan. He will be deeply missed but heaven has gained an angel.  

He is survived by his children; Nicole (Patrick Mutter) Clattenburg of Batavia, Steven (Jo Croll) Clattenburg Jr. of Illinois, Samantha Clattenburg of Kansas; siblings Brenda (Larry) Powers of Rochester, Jeffrey Clattenburg of Texas and Joanne (Jeff) Coyle of Brockport; along with grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

There are no prior visiting hours. Due to the ongoing pandemic, a private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance 127 North St. Batavia, NY 14020. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or for more information call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

mporter.jpg  Michael W. Porter, 65, of Churchville, passed away on January 26, 2021 at Unity Hospital, Rochester. He was born on July 24, 1955 in Batavia, to the late Carlton J. “Jack” Porter, Jr. and Dorothy (Klimajeski) Porter. He is predeceased by his brother, Stephen J. Porter and niece Dorothea Johnson.

Mike was a life-long farmer and owner of Porter Farms in Elba. He was an avid hockey fan, player, coach and supporter. His son Stephen now plays the game he loved so dearly. Mike was a loving husband and father.  

Mike is survived by his beloved wife Debbie (Beauregard) Porter, son Stephen A. Porter, siblings, Mary Elizabeth “Bess” (Eric) Johnson, Julie Porter, Beatrice Porter, Emily (Scott) Swarner, sisters-in-law, Kathleen Porter, Susan (Tim) Turner, JoAnne (Bill) Rogers, Nancy (Donald) Verni, Lisa (Todd) Heydt, nieces, Katherine (Peter) Metzler, Sarah (Josef Bartels) Porter, Zoe Johnson, Natalie Swarner, Gina & Olivia Verni, Tonya Erdle, nephews, Mark & Ben Heydt, great-nieces, Cora, Suzanna, Georgia Metzler, cousin Peter Zegler. Many dear friends, Daniel (Penny) Mudrynski, Robert (Sue) and Dennis (Charlene) Schultz, Matt (Shannon) Kyle, Kathy Riggs (Mark) Allen, Ben (Laura) Thering and many others. 

An 11:00 AM Celebration of Mike’s Life will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at the farm in Elba. Farm attire is encouraged and masks will be required.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Joseph’s School, 2 Summit St., Notre Dame High School Foundation, 73 Union Ave., Batavia, NY 14020, Kidney Foundation of WNY, 4444 Bryant and Stratton Way, Williamsville, NY 14221 or to the Diabetes Association www.diabetes.org. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or for more information call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

farm.jpg  Larry D. Pendleton, 65, of Batavia passed away on Friday, January 22, 2021 at Unity Hospital in Greece. He was born on March 4, 1955 in Wellsville, NY to the late Robert and Doris (Blue) Pendleton.

Larry worked for his family farm in Wellsville for many years.

There will be no prior calling hours. A private Service will be held at St. Joseph’s Cemetery where he will be laid to rest.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee Senior Living 278 Bank St. Batavia, NY 14020. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or for more information call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

maryjgeorge.jpgMary J. George, 90, of Batavia, passed away after a short stay at Premier Genesee on January 26, 2021. She was born on April 8, 1930 in Elba, to the late Stanley and Josephine (Swiergula) Zielinski. She is predeceased by her husband, Bernard George, grandson Alan, siblings, Stella Syzmanski, Sophia Kingdom, Ann Surman and Julian Zielinski.

Mary worked for Mullen Brother’s Office Supply Store in Batavia before becoming a wife and full-time homemaker. She loved attending family events, dining out, watching Lawrence Welk and polka music. Mary enjoyed traveling whether it be a local day trip or the family trips she made to Hawaii and Australia/New Zealand. She was proud to have been a contestant for the Elba Onion Queen having personally worked in the muck for her family. Mary spent her life caring for other people and will be dearly missed.

Mary is survived by her children, Douglas (Janet) George of Suwanee, GA, Daniel George of Stafford, Patricia (Mark) Grabosky of Fairport and Christina (Steven) Brown of Webster. Grandchildren, Sidney, Eric, Ross and Tabitha, siblings, Martha Tierney of North Tonawanda, Bruno (Dorothy) Zielinski of Batavia, Helen Klinkbeil of LeRoy, Jennie Seager of Albion, Frank (Jane) Zielinski of Elba, and sister-in-law Shirley (Thomas) Edbauer of North Tonawanda, along with many nieces and nephews.  

There will be no prior calling hours, services will be held privately for the family. She will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Batavia. A Celebration of her Life will be scheduled by the family at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to AutismUp, 50 Science Pkwy, Rochester, NY 14620. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or for more information call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.
 

Batavia - Maureen Roberta Feary, 94, of Batavia, passed away Wednesday, (January 27, 2021) at LeRoy Village Green in LeRoy.

She was born November 5, 1926 in London, England, a daughter of the late Robert Benjamin and Ethel May Rundle.

Mrs. Feary was a member of the Batavia First Presbyterian Church. She was a former employee of St. Jerome Hospital and Applied Business Systems. She was a prolific knitter and provided hats, mittens, gloves, scarves, blankets, and sweaters to many. She also enjoyed gardening, sewing, and reading.

She is predeceased by her husband, William T. Feary; brothers Jack Phillips and Ron Phillips; a sister, Sheila Bowthorpe Sutherland; and son-in-law, James D. German.

Surviving are her children, Maureen German of Knoxville, Tenn., Brenda (Richard) Galliford of Batavia, William T. Feary, Jr. of Batavia, Geoffrey (Maureen) Feary of Rochester, Lynn (Michael) Dobbertin of Batavia, and Nancy Feary Havens of Batavia; grandchildren, Ian (Erica) Jermy, Melanie (Dan) Grubb, Jonathan (Sharon) German, Jennifer Blaszak, Katie (Scott) Neff, Sarah (Greg) Emerson, Meredith (Mark) Szcepanski, Emma Feary, Abigail Dobbertin, and Noah Dobbertin. 11 great-grandchildren also survive.

Please note the funeral home will be restricted to 33% capacity throughout the course of visitation. Face coverings and social distancing are mandatory. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding.

Family and friends may call on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street in Batavia. Maureen's funeral service will be held privately for the family. She will be laid to rest beside her husband in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Batavia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Batavia First Presbyterian Church, 300 East Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

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