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Leah Katherine Rippel, of Little Rock, Arkansas passed away on July 4, 2014 of natural causes at the age of 84.
 
She was born in Rochester, New York on May 7, 1930. She attended Saint Agnes High School and worked for many years with the New York Telephone Company. 
 
She is survived by her son, Daniel Rippel, his wife Cindy Rippel of Little Rock, Arkansas along with her five grandchildren, Brain, Danae, Melissa, Victoria and Robert and her six great grandchildren. 
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 22nd, 9:30am at Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph Site), 303 East Main Street, Batavia. Interment to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. 
 
Memorial donations can be sent to Sisters of Saint Joseph of Rochester Motherhouse (150 French Road, Rochester, NY 14618).
 
Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.
 
ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAIVA, NY 14020. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR.

Eugene F. “Geno” Englebert, 37 of Perry, passed away at home on Sunday July 13, 2014. He was born November 21, 1976 in Warsaw to the late Rosetta Englebert. He is preceded in death by his grandfather Eugene Englebert.

Eugene had a great love for animals, especially his dogs. He enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid hockey fan and loved the Philadelphia Flyers. He cooked at John and Sarah’s Family Restaurant in Perry.

Geno is survived by his grandmother Angelina Englebert of Perry, brothers Joseph E. (Rene) Englebert of Warsaw; Joseph V. Englebert of York, sister JoAnn Osborne of Perry along with many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends are invited to call on Friday July 18, 2014 from 2 to 5 PM at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. Funeral Services will be private. He will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Perry. 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the SPCA 808 Creek Road Attica, New York 14011. 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.

Michael P. Falcone, 97 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Saturday July 12, 2014 at Rochester General Hospital. He was born on March 17, 1917 in Batavia to the late Joseph (Mary Cecere) Falcone. He is preceded in death by his brothers Carmen (Dorothy), David, Joseph Falcone and a nephew David Falcone.

Mr. Falcone was the owner of Falcone Electric up until 3 years ago. He was a lifelong member of Ascension Parish. Mr. Falcone was an avid golfer and with his brother David put on an annual golf tournament for all of their customers as a way of saying thank you at either Terry Hills or Batavia Country Club. God and his business were his life. Mike was a generous benefactor to Christ the King Seminary, Catholic Education, Missions and many Priests.

He is survived by his nephews Joseph Jr., Edward (Sandy) and Carmen “Sonny” Falcone. One great-nephew David Falcone, great-niece Christina (Ben) Lingley all of North Carolina.  

There will be no prior calling hours.  Friends are invited to attend a 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday July 17, 2014 with Father David Tourville presiding at Resurrection Parish, 303 East Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020. He will be entombed in St. Joseph’s Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Christ the King Seminary, 711 Knox Road, East Aurora New York 14052. 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.

Vanessa G. Rugg, 67, of Clarence died Saturday (July 5, 2014) in Amherst after a pedestrian motor vehicle accident. 
 
She was born in Buffalo on July 2,1947, a daughter of the late Melvin and Dorothy Wheeler Rugg.
 
Vanessa was employed by Avox Corp. Inc. in Lancaster. She was an immense lover of cats and was a ballett dancer in her earlier years.
 
Surviving is her brother, Vaughn Rugg of Phoenix, AZ. Nephews and nieces, Doni (Elizabeth) Rugg and John (Veronica) Rugg, both of Clarence, Rob Rugg of Ca., Lisa (Tom) Digiacomo of Kenmore, Michelle and Angela.  She is the sister of the late Don Silverheels Jonathan who died in 1992.
 
Visitation will be Monday (July 14, 2014) at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 32 JOHN ST., AKRON, from 11 am to 1 pm.  Services will follow at 2 pm at the Long House.  Burial will follow at the Tonawanda Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Basom. 
 
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 14001. RONALD KONIECZNY, DIRECTOR.

Eleanor E. "Pokie" Penner, 66, of Perry formerly of Silver Springs, died on Thursday July 10, 2014 at her home in Perry. Pokie was born in North Hornell on March 28, 1948 to the late Walter Cobin and Elaine (Christie) Cobin of Dalton.  She is preceded in death by her sister Linda Vogel and brother Rod Cobin.

Pokie worked for many years at J.N. White Designs in Perry. She was an avid NASCAR fan, and enjoyed spending time with family, especially with her son and 2 grandsons.

She is survived by her son Scott Cobin of Perry, 6 sisters Patricia (Dean) Tittle of VA; Wanda (Bob) Black of ME; Debbie (Clyde) Clancy of Hunt; Carol (Daren) Vogel of Black Creek; Nancy Smith of Black Creek; Jane (Alan) Lockwood of Belfast; 4 brothers Donald (Penny) Cobin of Dalton; Bubby (Sue) Cobin of Castile; John (Lori) Cobin of Dalton; Gordy (Heather) Cobin of Hunt; 2 grandchildren Matthew (Nataliya) Cobin of Henrietta and Jeremy (Tracy) Cobin of Silver Springs, along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours.  A private Memorial Service will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Home Care and Hospice 405 N. Main St. Warsaw, New York 14569. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

Ruth “Ruthie” Ann Kriger, 60 of Batavia, formerly of Attica, passed away on Wednesday July 9, 2014 at Highland Hospital in Rochester. She was born on January 29, 1954 in Batavia to the late LaVerne Kriger and the late Gladys (Erhardt) Miller. She is preceded in death by brothers Robert and Richard Kriger.

Ruthie was a member of the Red Hat Society and Trinity United Methodist Church in Attica. She spent many hours at the church working on projects with her sister Virginia, being very involved in the United Methodist Women’s Group. She enjoyed coloring, doing puzzles and cartoon’s especially her favorite Disney character, Mickey Mouse.

Ruthie is survived by a brother Norman (Sally) Kriger; sister Virginia (George “Burt”) Fugle both of Attica; dear and special friends Rena (Gene) DeMay, along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Friday July 11, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, NY 14011. An 11:00 AM Funeral Service will be held on Saturday July 12, 2014 at the Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Ruthie’s name to Trinity United Methodist Church 75 Main St. Attica, NY 14011.  For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.
 

Shirley M. Heiderman, 65 of Akron, died unexpectedly on Tuesday (July 8, 2014) at Buffalo General Hospital.
 
She was born in Batavia, NY on November 26, 1948, a daughter of the late Frank and Beatrice Clark Barber.
 
Shirley enjoyed country crafts, sewing, making quilts and gardening. She was a member of Limerick Home Bureau and will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
 
She was the wife of the late Paul W. Heiderman who died June 7, 2013.
 
Survivors include her children, Michael Van Buren of Batavia, Vivica Star Kempisty of Tonawanda, Chad Van Buren of Akron and Joseph (Kimberly) Heiderman of Batavia. Ten Grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Brother, Vern (Kathy) Barber of Batavia.  Sister in-law, Eugena Barber of Akron.  Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
 
She was the sister of the late Floyd Barber, Eugene "Inki" Barber, Charles Draper and Hazel Howard.
 
Family and friends are cordially invited to share condolences and memories on Friday (July 11th) from 5-8pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC,  32 John St., Akron.  Funeral services will be Saturday, 11am at the Victory Full Gospel Church, 280 Akron Rd., Akron. Interment will be in Evergreen Lawn Cemetery.
 
Memorial donations may be made in memory of Shirley to the Victory Full Gospel Church, 280 Akron Rd., Akron, NY 14001.
 
ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 JOHN ST., AKRON, NY 14001, RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR.

Doris B. Barrett, age 85, of Geneseo formerly of Leicester, died on Wednesday July 9, 2014 at her home. She was born in Covington, New York on June 25, 1929 a daughter of the late Merrill and Marian Woeller Boyd. She is preceded in death by her husband William H. Barrett in 2012.

Doris was a 1948 graduate of Pavilion High School. She worked for the former Little Studio in Perry as a photo assistant starting in 1960 and retiring in 1999. She was a member of the First Congregational Church in Perry Center, The Order of Eastern Star Chapter #497 in Perry, a former Perry Garden Club member, former Trustee of the Wyoming County Historical Pioneer Association and former member of the Castile Historical Club.

She is survived by 2 daughters: Betty (Larry) Ressue of Newark, NY, Susan (James) Elkins of Woodstock, GA. a son: Robert Barrett of Athens, TX.,3 sisters: Ellen Barrett of Avon, Charlotte Olsen of Geneseo, and Gladys (Stanley) Roger of LeRoy, a brother William Boyd of Canada, 7 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call on Monday July 14, 2014 from 3 to 7 PM at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. An 11:00 AM Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday July 15, 2014 at the Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest in Leicester Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the First Congregational Church 7205 Rt. 20A Perry, NY 14530, Order of Eastern Star Chapter #497 19 Chestnut St. Perry, NY 14530, or to the Livingston County Hospice 2 Livingston Co. Campus Mt. Morris, NY 14510. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolance visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. 

Robert L. Jeffres, age 76, of Wyoming, died on Tuesday July 8, 2014at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. He was born in Batavia, New York on October 21, 1937 a son of the late Lawrence and Harriett Knox Jeffres. He is preceded in death by a sister Joyce Jeffres Moone.

Robert was a graduate of Pavilion High School, he was a self employed farmer with his sons owning R.L. Jeffres and Sons Inc. in Wyoming. He served with the US National Guard. He enjoyed working on the farm, traveling, bowling, golfing, watching sporting events either professional or watching his children or grandchildren playing at school or collage, he was a New York Yankees fan, he loved to laugh and was known to have a great sense of humor. He was a member of the Wyoming Presbyterian Church in Wyoming, a former member of the Pavilion Fire Department, a member of the Pavilion Exempt Firemen, Botts-Florito American Legion Post 576 in LeRoy, and a member of the Moose Lodge #560 in Warsaw.

He is survived by his wife: Shirley (Sage) Jeffres whom he married on March 5, 1960, a daughter: Cathleen (Charles) Penders of Wyoming, 3 sons: James (Kelly Farewell) Jeffres, Daniel (Marjorie) Jeffres, and Thomas (Karen) Jeffres all of Wyoming, a sister: Martha Morgan of Warsaw, 10 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 PM on Saturday July 12, 2014 at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC 98 North Main Street Perry, NY 14530. A private service for family will be held on Sunday July 13, 2014, 2:00 PM at the Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest in Wyoming Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Pavilion Fire Department P.O. Box 156 Pavilion, New York 14525 or to the Donor’s Choice. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolance visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

LeRoy ~ Frank G. Bordonaro, age 44,  passed away unexpectedly at home Tuesday afternoon (July 8, 2014).

     Mr. Bordonaro was born October 7, 1969 in Batavia, a son of  Lawrence and Arlene Heier Bordonaro.

     He will be remembered as a very caring and compassionate man, who put his family and community first.  He was very involved with all aspects of his sons’ participation in school and community sports programs.  Frank was also a veteran of the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, where he provided over 19 years of service as a deputy sheriff.

     He is survived by his wife, Robin Radwich Bordonaro, his sons, Bryce and Chase, his parents, Lawrence and Arlene of Batavia, his mother in law, Frances Radwich of Rochester, brothers in law, Arnold (Cindy) Radwich of Rochester, Tim (Nancy) Radwich of Rochester, Robert (Cheri) Radwich of Rochester, sister in law, Joyce Austin of Rochester, a brother, Steen Bordonaro of Batavia, sisters, Alyce (Mark Clark) Hoye of Batavia and Christina (Gregory) Johnson of Caledonia, an uncle, James (Sandy) Bordonaro, a special aunt, Joann Morse, special niece and nephew, Brittney and Jon Radwich,  along with many other loving nieces, nephews, cousins  and dear friends.

     Family and friends may call on Friday from 12 – 3 and 6 – 9 at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Rd. (Rt. 19), LeRoy.  Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at 10:30 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Peter's Church, 44 Lake St., LeRoy.

     The courtesy of no flowers is requested with memorials suggested to the family to establish and education fund for Frank’s sons.

     Your memories and condolences may be shared with Frank’s family at www.falconefuneralhome.com     

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