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resized_20200827_121924.jpegBatavia - Tanya L. Campbell, 43 of Batavia passed away, losing her long battle with cancer on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at her home surrounded by her loved ones.

Tanya was born Tuesday, June 5th, 1979 in Dansville, NY, a daughter of James and Sheila Meyer. She was a proud, loving mother to her two boys, Skylar and Devin Harmon, working hard to build a strong foundation for them. Tanya married the love of her life, Daniel Campbell, on February 4, 2022. She worked as a Line Lead for Angelica Textile Services in Batavia.

Tanya loved her family and spending time with them. She was the life of the party, the strongest, the most compassionate, and brought joy to everyone's heart. She enjoyed riding on the motorcycle, and crafts. Christmas was her favorite season, with many decorative trees in her home, including an all-seasons tree for every holiday. Tanya loved to visit people and talk while relaxing in the sun. She was a loyal friend and always watched out for others. She was a confidant for her sisters, and loved having morning coffee.  She loved her dog (Lily) and grand-dog (Darcy). 

Tanya is survived by her husband, Daniel Campbell, of Batavia; children, Skylar Harmon and Devin Harmon, of Batavia, ; and stepchildren, Mikael Campbell, Cody Campbell, Delilah Campbell, and Makenna Campbell, of Binghamton; mother, Sheila Meyer, of Batavia, her sisters, Janette (Paul) Cipra, of East Bethany, and Jessica (Joe) Hewitt of Batavia; nieces and nephews, Sage (Kyle) Hopkins, Makayla Meyer-Corkery, Jasmine Hewitt, Dana (Shelby) Cipra, Allison and Dana Cipra, Jr., Breanna Peorier; mother-in-law, Debra Chidester; 3 aunts, a uncle, and several cousins.

In death Tanya is reunited with her father, James Meyer; brother, Shane Dann, and Grandmother, Ruth Recktenwald.

Per the family's wishes there will be no calling hours or services. Memorial contributions may be made to Lipson Cancer Center or Genesee Cancer Assistance Inc.-127 North Street Batavia, NY 14020. 

Arrangements are under the care and direction of H. E. Turner & Co,. Inc Funeral Home, Batavia. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Jack O. Hillabush Jr., died peacefully Sunday after a long illness.  Jack was a contracting carpenter for almost 40 years in Elba and the surrounding area.  He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing and boating.  He had many close friends who he loved to spend time with.

He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Beverly Speed Hillabush; his two sons, Michael A. Butler of Elba and Peter C. (Katie) Butler of Maryland; a daughter-in-law, Kim Butler of Oakfield; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; his two sisters, Diana (Danny) Campbell of Clarendon and Donna (Scott) Capamaggio of North Carolina; four brothers, Greg (Donna) Hillabush of Elba, Jeff (Sharon) Hillabush of Albion, Ray (Diann) Hillabush of Clarendon and Mark (Cynthia) Hillabush of Rochester; two sisters-in-law, Lucille Speed Schultz of Elba and Jeanette Speed Grazioplene of Batavia and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Jack is predeceased by his mother and father, Doris and Jack Hillabush Sr., daughter-in-law, Debra Nichols Butler, son, Thomas S. Butler, sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Virginia and Kenneth Mullen, brothers-in-law, Roger Speed, William Schultz and Gerald Grazioplene.

Calling hours are Thursday, November 10, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.  Jack's funeral will be held on Friday, November 11, at 11:00 a.m. at the Elba Presbyterian Church, 23 North Main Street, Elba.  He will be laid to rest in Maplelawn Cemetery in Elba.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Elba Fire Department, P.O. Box 58, Elba, NY 14058 or the Elba Presbyterian Church, 23 North Main Street, Elba, NY 14058.

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

karl_meyers.jpgKarl L. Meyers, 62 of Attica, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at his home in Attica. He was born May 27, 1960 in Buffalo, to the late Charles and Lee (Sobottka) Meyers. He is predeceased by his sister, Barbara Smithson and his brother, Bruce Meyers.

Karl enjoyed a simple life and could most often be found enjoying the outdoors, or chatting with friends.

He is survived by his daughter, Gwendlyn Meyers of Collinsville, TX, son Michael (Kayleigh) Meyers of Darien Center, NY, sisters, Diane (David) Meyer, Charlene Meyers, Kathy (Jim) Hakes, Karen (Bruce) Budney, Alicia (Russ) Spanitz, brother, Dan (Carol Rey) Meyers, grandchildren, Oaklyn and Brodie, along with many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Activities Fund at the Vets Home in Batavia, 220 Richmond Ave, Batavia, NY 14020. To leave an online message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

schmidt_arthur_-_photo1.jpgArthur M. Schmidt, 72 of Lockport, NY, passed away peacefully on Thursday evening (November 3, 2022) at his residence under the loving care of his family and Niagara Hospice.

He was born September 8, 1950 in East Stroudsburg, PA, a son of the late Arthur F.P. Schmidt and Anne Smith Wilhem.

Art was an underwater commercial diver and was the C.E.O. of his company, Underwater Consultants International, Inc for many years. He loved everything fast. Fast cars and fast motorcycles. His dream was to travel the country and race his street car. He was a lover of food and enjoyed cooking and generously taking out family and friends to fine dining establishments. Art will be missed by all who knew his caring ways.

He is survived by his loving wife, Margaret Kress Schmidt of Lockport. Son, Art Jr. (Ann) Schmidt of Wind Gap, PA. Step-children, Sue (Chad) Rudolph of Batavia, Jody (Dan) Miles of Batavia, Ken Matthies of Akron and Faith (Chris) Milhollen of Akron. Grandchildren, Savannah, Brielle Schmidt, Hunter Miles, Grace Rudolph, Brooke Milhollen, Darel Matthies and Henry Matthies.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Tuesday (Nov. 8th) from 5-8pm at the J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 John St., Akron, NY, where funeral services will be Wednesday at 11am.

Memorial contributions may be offered to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.




mary_jo.jpg  Mary Josephine "Mary Jo" (Perry) Dumuhosky passed away peacefully at her home on November 2nd, 2022 after a short illness. Mary Jo was born April 3rd 1953 in Batavia to Sam and Marie (Torcello) Perry. 

She was a 1971 graduate of Batavia High School graduate, a 1973 graduate of Genesee Community College and a 1991 graduate of SUNY Brockport.  Following her graduation from GCC in 1973 she was an adored academic advisor at Genesee Community College for over 30 years, helping numerous students choose their career paths until her retirement in 2017.   During her years of service Mary Jo earned the SUNY Chancellor's award for excellence in professional service in 2012.  She was also a Notary Public.  

Mary Jo was active in her community belonging to multiple organizations including the St. Jerome's Guild, Resurrection Parish, the Paolo Busti Cultural Foundation, Friends of the Batavia Peace Garden, and the International Peace Garden Foundation. When she wasn't spending time with beloved family or feeding the slots at Batavia Downs, she volunteered, working for the gift shop at St. Jerome's and spending time with friends on the Thursday Night Golf League at Meadowbrook Golf Course and the GCC retirees group.  

She is predeceased by her husband of 31 years Mark Dumuhosky and parents Sam and Marie Perry. She is survived by her brother Ross Perry of Batavia; Daughter Lisa Dumuhosky (Carl Gieseler) of Batavia, Son Matthew (Laura) Dumuhosky of LeRoy; Grandchildren Kelli, Estelle & Lenore Dumuhosky along with many, many other family, friends and fairy godchildren.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday November 10, 2022 from 4:00-8:00PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Co. Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. There will be a 9:30AM Mass of Christian burial on Friday November 11th at Resurrection Parish (St Mary's) 18 Ellicott St. in Batavia. Mary Jo will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to Genesee Cancer Assistance, Inc. 127 North St. Batavia, NY 14020. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

pam.jpg  Pamela A. Truax, 84, of Byron passed away peacefully on Thursday November 3, 2022 at Crossroads House in Batavia. She was born on May 9, 1938 in Olean to the late Joseph and Eleanor (Rose) Weinman. She is also predeceased by her sister; Linda Weinman; grandsons Luke and Steele Truax.

Pam was a member of the Byron Rescue Squad for many years.

She has left behind her husband of 42 years; Milford Truax; children Stan (Vicky) Truax of Bergen, Kim (Jerry) Pospychalla and Shane (Erica) Truax; Melissa Truax and Christopher Truax; sister Jerry Sue and brothers Tom and Charlie Weinman, along with several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. A 4:00PM Celebration of Life will be held on Friday November 11, 2022 at the Byron Fire Hall 6357 Townline Rd. Byron, NY 14422. She will be laid to rest in Woodlawn Cemetery in Wellsville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Crossroads House www.crossroadshouse.com or the Byron Rescue Squad 6357 Townline Rd. Byron, NY 14422 or the Byron Presbyterian Church 6293 W. Main St. in Byron. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

Mark David Post, 60, of San Diego, CA passed away unexpectedly on October 19, 2022. He was born December 25, 1961 - a Christmas baby at Genesee Memorial Hospital. He was a 1980 graduate of Alexander Central School and attended Genesee Community College, as well as Geneseo State College. Mark moved to California 36 years ago. His hard work and initiative spurred on a decades-long career of managing multiple apartment complexes, culminating in the recent purchase and ownership of the Caravan Apartments in San Diego. He lived his life surrounded by a community of friends where his generosity was always on full display. He was known for his big heart, his desire to have a good time, and his willingness to make a difference in the lives of so many. Mark enjoyed playing the piano, trips to Las Vegas, and hosting big holiday-themed parties. He is survived by his parents David and Nancy Post, sisters Shari (Jim) Otis, and Wendy (Lorenzo) Peshlakai, brother Bob (Deb) Post, five nieces and nephews, and five grand-nieces and nephews. He was loved and will be greatly missed.

A memorial service is planned for November 12th at 11am - The First Presbyterian Church, located at 300 East Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020. The family is requesting donations be made in Mark’s honor to the American Heart Association or the American Lung Association.

maley.jpg Gerald Maley, age 92, passed away peacefully on November 2, 2022.

Gerry was born on May 23, 1930 in Batavia, the son of the late John and Helena Lippold Maley. Following his 1948 high school graduation, he played professional baseball for teams in Batavia and Olean, New York. He was inducted into the Batavia High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2011. Following Gerry’s baseball career, he served in the United States Army during the Korean War. When he returned to civilian life he worked as a lineman and switchman for Niagara Mohawk for 37 years.

He was very community minded and an active member of the American Legion, Batavia Lion’s Club, Niagara Mohawk Pensioners Club, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, and a long time usher at St. Mary’s Church. He also served as Vice President and Director of the Batavia Clippers and Muckdogs Baseball Clubs.

Gerry is preceded in death by his loving wife of 62 years; Dorothy; his parents John and Helena Maley; brother Edward Maley and sister Regina Perkowski.

Gerry is survived by his children; Barbara (Penn) Pixley, Douglas (Sharon) Maley, William Maley and Janice Maley; grandchildren Brian (Meghan) Pixley, Jennifer (Anthony) Ortiz, Juliana (Joseph) Chahine, Alexandria (Joshua) Muller, Victoria (Eric) Wing and Daniel Maley; great-grandchildren Caroline, Luke, Cole and Madelyn Pixley, Arthur Ortiz and Elias Chahine; sister Donna (Jim) West, along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.

Friends are invited to call on Monday November 7, 2022 from 4:00-8:00PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Prayers will be recited at 9:00AM at the Funeral Home followed by a 9:30AM Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday the November 8th  at Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s) 18 Ellicott St. in Batavia. Gerry will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Resurrection Parish 303 E. Main St. in Batavia. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

image.jpgBergen - Michele Worden , 60  of Bergen  passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2022, after a long battle with cancer, at Highland Hospital in Rochester, New York.

Michele was born Monday, July 16th, 1962 in Rochester, NY a daughter of the late Michael Fleming Sr. and Judy Fleming. She graduated from Byron-Bergen Central School and later married the love of her life Wayne Worden. She was a fantastic mother to her four children and loved her grandchildren. Michele dedicated her life to helping others as a Nurse's Aide at Premier Genesee Nursing and Rehabilitation.

She enjoyed crocheting gifts for family and friends, loved animals, spent her life caring for people, and dedicated time to sending out uplifting posts on facebook. As a friend Michele was fierce and loyal, she would always stand by your side. 

Michele is survived by her mother Judy Fleming; three sons, Cory Worden, of Bergen, Kevin Worden, of Bergen, and Kyle (Katrina) Worden, of Honeoye Falls; grandchildren, Eithan, Kellsie, and Haylee Worden, of Rome; Siblings, Ron (Barb) Conrad, of Wayland, Tom (Kim) Fleming, of Brockport, Bob (Joanne) Fleming, of LeRoy, Mike (Mariann) Fleming, of Bergen, and many nieces and nephews.

Michele is reunited in death with her husband, Wayne Worden; father, Michael Fleming Sr., and her daughter Kristie Stack.

As per the family's request there will be a private interment in Mumford Rural Cemetery, at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to James P. Wilmont cancer center, 90 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY 14642.  

Arrangements are under the care and direction of H.E. Turner & Co., Inc. Funeral Home, Bergen. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

image0000_1.jpgBatavia - Antwon Lamont Lerkins, 24 of Batavia went to be with our Lord on Friday, October 28, 2022 at Sunmount Developmental Center in Tupper Lake, NY.

Antwon was born Friday, September 18th, 1998 in Batavia, NY the son of Lamont Crimes and Laurie Lerkins.

He enjoyed Drawing, Swimming with his siblings, listening to all genre of Music, Learning new skills, and Spending time with family.

Antwon will be fondly remembered by his father, Lamont Crimes; mother, Laurie Lerkins; brother, Jacob Crimes; sisters, Breanna and Alicia Crimes; grandparents, Mattie and Gary Cooper; aunts, Crystal and Vickie Crimes; uncle, Fred Crimes, and everyone who had the chance to meet him.

Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, November 4, 2022 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm at H.E. Turner & Co., Inc Funeral Home, 403 E. Main Street Batavia, NY, where the funeral service will commence at 4:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Salvation Army 529 E. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of H.E. Turner & Co., Inc. Funeral Home. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.


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