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THEOPHIL "TED" KAISER - Age 86, former Byron Constable and Code Enforcement Officer, died peacefully Tuesday evening February 25, 2014 at the home of his daughter under the care of Hospice and his family. He was born May 15, 1927 in Buffalo, NY to the late Robert and Augusta Elfreda (Shumacher) Kaiser, also preceded in death by a his wife, Jean (Howe) Kaiser in 2004;  brother, Friedhelm Robert Amiel Kaiser and sister, Clara Lathrop.

   Mr. Kaiser was a member of the North Bergen Presbyterian Church and enjoyed singing in the choir, member of the former Moose Club and Byron Kiwanis Club. He was a part time farmer, worked for Household Finance and Monroe Tractor. Ted enjoyed fishing, reading, travelling, car racing, baseball, his Byron community and friends at the Byron Hotel. Most important was his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren

   He is survived by his devoted children, Barbara (Dr. Duane) Scarborough of Batavia; Katherine (George) Irving of Syracuse and Rev. Mark (Lori) Kaiser of Pittsford; 10 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law Lawrence Lathrop of Byron along with several nieces, nephews.

   Family and friends may visit from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. on Saturday March 1, 2014 at the North Bergen Presbyterian Church where Funeral Services will follow at 3:00 p.m.  Burial will be in North Byron Cemetery, those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Byron Rescue Squad or HomeCare & Hospice 29 Liberty Street Batavia, New York 14020.           

Please share your memories of Ted, with his family at www.tomaszewskifh.com and for more information call Michael at (585)343-7500. 

THE FAMILY OF  THEOPHIL "TED" KAISER IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kathleen M. McGee, 80 of Batavia, passed away on Wednesday February 26, 2014 at the Leo Center for Caring in Rochester. She was born on July 25, 1933 in Batavia, to the late Edmund P. (Ida M. Pfundstein) Marshall. Mrs. McGee worked as an X-Ray Technician at St. Jerome’s Hospital for 30 years and managed the interpreters at the Genesee Country Village & Museum for 20 years. She was a longtime member of Resurrection Parish and St. Joseph’s Sodality. She belonged to the Seven Springs Association, Holland Land Office and enjoyed quilting. She is preceded in death by her husband James N. McGee who passed in 1992; granddaughter Bryn McGee, brother Edmund Marshall, sisters Claire Hermance and Lillian Kimaid. 

She is survived by sons John N. (Jane) McGee of SC; Michael E. (Laurie) McGee of NC; daughters Eileen M. McGee of Batavia; Mary Ellen (Jason) Reardon of Batavia; sister Theresa Kelly of Albion; sister-in-law Dorothy Marshall of RI; 10 grandchildren, Matthew, Robert, Zachary McGee; Hilary (Galen) Hurl; Cooper Hawley; Brian (Staci Ball) Ellingham; Kathryn (Allen) Greene; James, Thomas, Sean Reardon; 4 great-grandchildren Galen Michael; Elizabeth, Calista & Emma Hurl, along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Friday February 28, 2014 from 4 to 8 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020. A 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday March 1, 2014 at Resurrection Parish 303 E. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. She will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Genesee Country Village & Museum 1410 Flint Hill Road Mumford, NY 14511. 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.

 

Tracy Anne Ayers, 51, of Basom, died Monday (FEB. 24, 2014) at her residence after a lengthy illness.  
 
She was born in Batavia on November 29, 1962, a daughter of the late Leland and Olive Snyder Brant.  
 
Tracy was a member of the Wolf Clan and the proprietor of the Wolves Den Smoke Shop in Basom.  She enjoyed attending concerts, bead work and working at her business.  
 
Surviving are two children, Andrea (Elwin) Drew and Bradlee Ayers both of Basom.  Five step children, Margaret (Noel) Bolock of N. Tonawanda, Kevin (Amanda) Ayers, Tanya (Joe) Garcia and Shannon Castro all of Buffalo and Kristin (Robert) Hameister of Lockport.   Sister, Sandi Brant of Basom.  Two grandchildren, eight step grandchildren cousins and a nephew.  
 
Friends of the family are cordially invited to share their thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the family on Wednesday from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 32 JOHN STREET, AKRON, where services will be Thursday at 1 pm.  
 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Assoc.
 
Expressions of condolence may be made at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.
 
ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 JOHN ST., AKRON, NY. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR.

Elaine F. Mondziel, 75, of Batavia, passed away Saturday evening (February 22, 2014) at United Memorial Medical Center.

She was born in Batavia, NY on July 12, 1938, a daughter of the late Frank and Frances Price Mondziel.

Elaine was a graduate of Notre Dame High School and McCulley School of Nursing.  She was a nurse for United Memorial Medical Center prior to her retirement.

Survivors include two brothers, Frank Mondziel of Batavia and Robert (Marlene) Mondziel of Richmond, VA.

There will be no prior visitation.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, 10am at Ascension Parish (Sacred Heart Church).  Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memories may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, NY. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR. 

Jennie K. Allbright, age 87 of Pike, died Wednesday February 19, 2014 at her home in Pike surrounded by her family. She was born in Pike, NY on October 21, 1926 a daughter of the late Charles A. and Doris Dunning King Newcomb. She was a 1944 graduate of Kenmore High School. She worked for the former Motorola in Arcade. She was a member of the Pike Community Church in Pike and the Pike Order of Eastern Star. She enjoyed being a mother and grandmother to her family members. She is preceded in death by brothers Edmund, Charles, and Albert King.

She is survived by three sons: David (Meredith) Allbright of Pike, Bruce Allbright of Pike, and Peter (Ruth Ellis) Allbright of Orlando, Fl., 3 sisters: Mary Adamowich and Judy King both of Moline, Ill., and Carol King of Pike, 8 grandchildren: Karen Giles, Peter Allbright, Elizabeth Altoft, Brian Allbright, Jason Allbright, Patricia Millen, Phillip Allbright and Andrew Allbright. 13 great grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. She will be laid to rest in Elmwood Cemetery in Pike.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Pike Rescue Squad. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. 

Nicholas F. Zinni, 90 of Batavia, died Thursday February 20, 2014 at his home surrounded by family. He was born May 5, 1923 in Batavia to the late Salvatore (Angela Marie Gaultieri) Zinni. Mr. Zinni was a WWII United States Navy Veteran serving as a Radio Man on the USS Phantom Mine Sweeper in the Pacific Theater. He earned the Two Star Award for the Asiatic, Pacific Theaters, Victory and American Campaign Medals. Mr. Zinni was a lifelong member of St. Anthony’s Church, the Holy Name Society, serving as an Altar Boy and Usher. He was a life member of the former St. Nicholas Club in Batavia and served on the Executive Board for the club. Mr. Zinni worked at Tops Marked in Batavia for many years. He was an accomplished bowler and avid golfer. He is preceded in death by a brother Donald Zinni; sisters Mary Strollo and Elizabeth Ianni. 

Mr. Zinni is survived by his beloved wife Norma (Eccleston) Zinni, sons Nicholas C. (Ellen), David (Elisa), Vincent (Sabrina), Joseph (Jill) Zinni all of Batavia; daughters Rosanne Zinni, Theresa (Paul) McNally both of Rochester; sisters Rose DiSalvo of Batavia; Theresa DiVirgilio of North Tonawanda; 10 grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Sunday February 23, 2014 from 4 to 8 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. A 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday February 24, 2014 at Ascension Parish 19 Sumner St. Batavia, NY 14020. Entombment will be in St. Joseph’s Mausoleum, Batavia.    

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Home Care & Hospice 29 Liberty St. Unit 6, Batavia, NY 14020 or to the Ricky Palermo Foundation at www.rickypalermo.org. For more information please call 343-8260 or 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.
 

DOLORES M. RICHARDSON - Age 75, of Batavia, died peacefully Thursday afternoon February 20, 2014 at home with her loving family at her side. She was born August 19, 1938 in Batavia to the late Joseph and Margaret (Spiotta) Pappalardo, also preceded in death by her sisters, Theresa Valle and Ann Richmond.

   Mrs. Richardson is a member of Resurrection Parish, she worked at Sylvania, Vincent Jewelers and was a lunch aid at Batavia High School. She enjoyed music and dancing, cooking authentic Italian dishes her cats Ruby and Garnett, she also enjoyed spending time at her cottage in the 1000 Islands. Her most passionate role was that of a beloved and dedicated wife to her husband, Don and endearing mother to their children, she also enjoyed spending as much time as possible with her grandchildren.

   She is survived by her devoted husband of 55 years, Donald V. Richardson Sr. of Batavia; beloved daughter, Lori (John) Thompson of Attica and their children, Bryan, Steven and Owen; loving son, Donald V. "Duke" (Caroline) Richardson Jr. of Batavia and their children, Tanner and Sawyer along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

   Family and friends may visit from 10:30 -11:30 a.m. on Tuesday February 25, 2014 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where prayers will be recited 11:30 a.m. followed by a 12:00 Noon Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph's Site). Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica and in lieu of flowers those desiring may make memorial contributions to HomeCare & Hospice 29 Liberty Street Batavia, New York 14020.           

Please share your memories of Dolores, with her family at www.tomaszewskifh.com and for more information call Michael at (585)343-7500. 

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

 

 

 

 

CLETUS C. RITCHEY Age 67, of Rochester, died Wednesday February 19, 2014 at Highland Hospital in Rochester. He was born March 19, 1946 in Johnstown, PA, to the late Cletus O. and Violet (Krause) Ritchey, also preceded in death by grandsons, Jeffery Ritchey and Kenneth Conrad.

   Mr. Ritchey worked for many years at LeRoy Machine and Nationwide Precision. He was a member of the VFW, Northwood's Sportsmen's Club and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.

   Surviving is his beloved wife of 46 years, Onolee (Osborne) Ritchey of Rochester; sons, David of Rochester and Terry of Batavia; daughters, Debbie (Terry) Conrad of Basom and Tammy (Jack Aman) Litteer of Rochester; 7 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren survive.

   Family and friends may visit from 3-6 p.m. on Saturday February 22, 2014 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where Funeral Services will begin at 6:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the family for future distribution.

   Please share your memories of Cletus, with his family at www.tomaszewskifh.com and for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

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

 

Jeanne D. Price, 80, of Batavia, died Tuesday (February 18, 2014) at her residence after a brief illness.

She was born in East Bethany, NY on April 30, 1933, a daughter of the late Arthur and Berniece Greening Mulcahy.

She was an employee for Kaufman Boot Factory in Batavia and Genesee Farms Store in LeRoy prior to her retirement.  Jeanne enjoyed attending church dinners and functions in the area.  She also enjoyed and loved garage sales, playing cards, traveling to the Batavia Downs Casino and caring for and feeding outdoor cats.

She was the wife of the late, Richard Price.  Mother of the late Carole Price and sister of the late Gloria Fox.

Survivors include two daughters, Vicki L. Price (Joseph Combo, Jr.) of Batavia and Julie (Stephen Landes) Christensen-Landes of Byron.  Two sons, Richard Price, Jr. of California and Robert (Renee) Price of Stafford.  Five grandchildren, Stephanie Christensen, Jeffrey Christensen, Matthew Christensen, Edward Price and Richard Price.  Brother, Sidney Mulcahy of East Bethany.  Also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may gather to share memories, condolences and thoughts on Saturday from 2-5pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia, where funeral services will commence at the conclusion of visitation at 5pm.  Burial will be in Morganville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family for distribution to various organizations. Memories of Jeanne Price may be shared with her family at www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, NY. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR.

SERENA M. STROLLO Age 91, of Batavia, died peacefully on Saturday February 15, 2014. She was born August 28, 1922 in Newark, NJ, to the late Anthony and Antoinette (Marciello) Cecere, also preceded in death by her beloved husband of 59 years, Ralph Strollo in 2004, son, Ralph Phillip in 1949 and son Phillip in 1996. She was the sixth of eight siblings and the last surviving. Her siblings include brothers, Jacob and Rudolph Cecere, sisters, Lucille Carver, Marianne D'Antonio, Antoinette Suckey, Perie Denotaris and Gerie Granieri all from New Jersey; sister-in-law of the late, Dr. Alphonso Strollo, Pvt. Michael Strollo (killed in service, North Africa) and Mary (Strollo) Cecere.

   Mrs. Strollo was a member of St. Anthony's Church until its closing and was a lifetime member of the Altar & Rosary Society serving as president on two occasions. She worked for the former Holiday Inn, enjoyed Celtic & Opera music, learned to swim at the age of 62 and went on to be a swimming instructor. Mrs. Strollo had a strong volunteer spirit, loved being with her precious granddaughter, Serena and her Holy Family friends whom she loved as her own family. Her family and her great home state of New Jersey were ever first in her heart and mind and she welcomed the chance to share her love of both.

   Surviving are her children; loving daughter, Anita (Joe Forsyth) Strollo of Batavia and her daughter, Serena Strollo-DiCenso with whom she remained in the care of until her passing; son,Michael (Barbara) Strollo of Florida and his son, David (Karen) Strollo of Virginia, and their son, her great-grandson, Nicolas; daughter-in-law, Leslie Strollo and her children, Dr. Nina (Dr. Michael Chopko) Strollo and Dr. Brian Strollo;  sister-in-law, Carmella Cecere of New Jersey along with truly doting and beloved nieces, nephews and cousins, especially Dr. Antoinette Cecere of New Jersey who remained a faithful and loving niece.

   Family and friends may visit from 4-7 p.m. on Friday February 21, 2014 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where prayers will be recited 12:00 Noon Saturday February 22 followed by a 1:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Mercy Parish (St. Peter's Site) in LeRoy, burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery alongside her dear, Ralph. Memorial contributions may be made to the family for future distribution.

   Please share your memories of Serena, with her family at www.tomaszewskifh.com and for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

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

 

 

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