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August 14, 2012 - 4:42pm

DARLENE A. (ROGERS) SHIPLEY

posted by Michael Tomaszewski.

     Age 67, of Batavia, died peacefully Sunday July 22, 2012 at home while under the care of her best friend of 48 years Shirley of Attica, niece Lisa of GA, granddaughter Jamie and her "Special Little Buddy", great-grandson Reece, both of Pavilion. She was born in Arcade, NY, a daughter of the late Alvie & Helen (Schrieber) Rogers, also preceded in death by her husbands Kenneth Walborn & Ralph Shipley, step-daughter Debra A. Shipley, grandson Trevor Przybl, June Chapman, Alberta Schloss, Norbert Rogers and Betty Close.

     Darlene was emplyed by the Town of Batavia where she not only loved her work but enjoyed the many co-workers and friends she made over the years.

     Surviving are her children Malanie (Victor) Heal, Tina (Jamie O'Rourk) Cook & Donna (Alan) Hartman; step-children Ralph (Andrea) Shipley Jr. of Batavia and Kathy Shipley of Akron; sister, Sandra (Doc) VanBuren of FL; brother, Norman (Janice) Rogers of GA; 8 granddaughters, 6 grandsons, 8 great-grandchildren along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

     There is no prior visitation and funeral services will be at a time and place to be announced. Burial will be in Yorkshire Cemetery and memorials in Darlene's memory are suggested to Genesee Cancer Assistance, Inc. 16 Bank Street Batavia, New York 14020. For more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

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

 

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