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LeRoy ~ Norman D. “Don” Ball, age 69, of Selden Road, tragically passed away at home Tuesday morning, Dec. 1, 2015.

     He was born July 12, 1946 in Batavia, a son of the late Norman and Nina Hale Ball.

     Don will be remembered by his family as a very caring and loving father, grandfather, brother and friend, who would do anything for anyone.  He was also a proud Vietnam Veteran, having served with the U.S. AirForce. 

     He is survived by his children, Cherie (Craig) Wessel of LeRoy, Jeanette Keating of Spencerport, Ryan Ball of LeRoy and Shawna (Ken) Geil of Spencerport; his sister, Carolyn (William) VanHouter of Rochester, his brother, Charles (Cindy) Ball of Churchville; seven grandchildren, along with several nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

     Family and friends may call on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 10 ~ 12 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Rd. (Rt. 19), LeRoy, where funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM.  Interment in Stafford Rural Cemetery with military honors will follow.

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

     Mr. Ball and his family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc.  585-768-2400

morton.jpgThe Honorable Glenn R. Morton, 81, of Batavia passed away Tuesday December 1, 2015 at United Memorial Medical Center. He was born on September 27, 1934 in Batavia to the late Russell and Anna (Rogan) Morton. He is preceded in death by his brother Russell Morton.

Glenn was a devoted husband and family man along with accomplishing so many things in his life and devoted a lot of his time and effort locally to many clubs and organizations in and around Western New York, most notably; Board of Directors for Genesee Community College (GCC) foundation, Board of Trustees for GCC, and instrumental in creating GCC’s College Village (student housing); former member of Genesee County Legislature; former Town of Batavia Supervisor; graduated National Trial Judges College at the University of Nevada; former Director of the YMCA; an officer of the Lion’s Club; a 4th Degree member of Knights of Columbus; a member of ABA, NYSBA, Genesee County Bar Association; Erie County Police and Judges Association; Genesee County Magistrates Association; Batavia Elks Club (former officer); Genesee Fish and Game Protective Association; the American Legion; Boy Scouts Council (former President); former Assistant District Attorney; United States Navy, J.A.G. Corps (Admiral’s Staff); Retired Supreme Court Justice; Genesee County Chamber of Commerce; at one time Glenn held all three court positions (County, Surrogates, and acting State Supreme); and belonged to the Holland Land Office Historical Society.

Glenn is survived by his loving wife Joyce (Attardi) Morton; children Glenn (Dana Rizzotto) Morton III of N. Tonawanda, Timothy-Jay Morton of Trnava, Slovakia and M. Rogan (Joseph Cardinal) Morton of Buffalo; sister Marilyn Morton of Plattsburgh; grandchildren Carly and Camden Cardinal and nieces Melissa Clark and Katherine Nicoletti.

Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday December 5, 2015 from 12:00-2:00PM & 4:00-7:00PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main St. Batavia, New York 14020. A 9:30AM Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday December 8, 2015 at Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s) 18 Ellicott Street Batavia. He will be entombed in St. Josephs Mausoleum in Batavia.

Due to family allergies flowers are gratefully declined. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to United Memorial Medical Center Foundation www.ummc.org/foundation. For more information please call 585-343-8260 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.

 

craig1.jpgCraig K. Gartley, 65, of Alexander passed away Tuesday December 1, 2015 peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. He was born December 15, 1949 in Warsaw to the late Kenneth and Helen (Gardner) Gartley.  

Craig's love for his family was unconditional. He will especially be missed by his beloved wife Chrissy who was his soul mate, and his rock. He adored his three daughters with all of his heart. Craig was known as Pa to his grandchildren, who he also cherished from the bottom of his heart. He loved watching wildlife and nature. Craig loved reading anything and everything, playing cards and drinking Schmidts. He will be missed by all who knew him, as he impacted anyone who crossed his path.

He is survived by his wife Christine (Adams) Gartley of Alexander; daughters Melissa (Chad) Valyear, Noelle (Nicholas) Gerlach, and Mariah Gartley all of Alexander; sisters Diane (Gary) Dean of Pavilion and Mary (John) Falcone of TN; brother Kenny Gartley of Chili; 5 grandchildren, Brian and Justin Valyear, Quinntin and Elainna Gerlach and Reese Smith along with many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother Gary Gartley and sister Sandy Bunnell.

Family and friends are invited to call on Friday December 4, 2015 from 4:00 – 8:00PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main St. Batavia, New York 14020. A 10:00 Funeral Service will be held on Saturday December 5th at the funeral home. Burial will be held privately.

Memorials may be made to Homecare and Hospice http://www.homecare-hospice.org/. For more information please call 585-343-8260 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

3385315.jpgJohn A. Bilodeau-Redeye, 63 of Basom, passed away unexpectedly on Friday (November 13, 2015) in Belen, New Mexico. 

He was born April 23, 1952 in San Francisco, CA, a son of the late Norma Poodry and Nicholas Redeye of Belen, NM. 

John was employed by New York State as a Peace Officer prior to his retirement and also worked at the T.P. Deli. He was president of the TIRCA Board and member of the Canadian Sledders Inc., Siberian Husky Club of Niagara Falls, the Seneca Siberian Husky Club and the co-owner of BiliRed Sled Dogs 

Survivors include his wife,Catherine Bilodeau-Redeye of Basom. Brother, Thomas Redeye of Spokane, WA. Step-sister, Sharon LeRoy. Nieces and nephews, Jonathan, Barbara, Melanie and Robin Redeye. 

He was the brother of the late Glenn Redeye.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Friday (December 11th) from 7-9pm at the J. LEONARD MCNADREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 John St., Akron, NY. A funeral service will be held Saturday (December 12th), 11:00am at the Tonawanda Indian Baptist Church, 565 Bloomingdale Rd., Basom, NY 14013. Interment will be in the church cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Open Arms of WNY or Volunteers for Animals.

Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at: 
www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR.

 

 

Corfu - Donald B. Bigelow of Corfu, entered into rest December 1, 2015, at age 86. He is survived by his loving wife Sharon; sister, Ann (Peter) Van Horn; son, Jeffrey (Susan) Bigelow; and daughters, Deborah (Ross) Fuller and Pamela (Daniel) Gurbacki. He is grandfather to Adam (Stacy) Bigelow, Thomas (Elina) Bigelow, Tracy (JP) McCallin, Philip (Lauren) Gurbacki, Bradley Gurbacki and Jeffrey Gurbacki. Great-grandfather to Ryan, Lauren, Matthew, Morgan, Ian and Derek. He is also survived by his Aunt Jean Roda.

Donald retired from New York Telephone after 42 years of service and moved to Lakeland, Florida where he enjoyed golfing. A private memorial service will be held. Memorials may be made to Alden Presbyterian Church, 13298 Broadway, Alden, NY 14004. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com. Arrangements were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.

flag.jpgArthur E. “Jack” Bigelow, 88, of Attica passed away on Monday November 30, 2015 at the LeRoy Village Green.  Jack was born on October 31, 1927 in Warsaw to the late Alfred and Mildred (Denvi) Bigelow.  In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by sons Terrance and Randy Bigelow and sisters Eleanor Snyder and Norma Freas.

Jack served with the United States Army and the Merchant Marines during WWII, then worked and retired from the Lehigh Valley Railroad. He loved to play the guitar and sing old time country songs and had a special love for animals.

He is survived by his loving wife Shirley Bigelow of Attica; children Mary (Peyton) Herman , Crystal (Tommy) Hyde both of Alabama, Tressa (Mike) Riggi of Batavia and Jackie (Chuck Miller) Bigelow of Batavia; sister Edna Bissell of Wyoming, NY; 5 step sisters, many grandchildren and great grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday December 6, 2015 from 12:00 - 4:00pm at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.  A 10:00am Funeral Service will be held on Monday December 7th at the funeral home.  He will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery in Attica.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. For more information please call 585-591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

american_flag.jpgEDWIN R. GREENE, SR.

Age 88, of Batavia, died peacefully Monday afternoon November 30, 2015 at the New York State Veterans Home @ Batavia. He was born in Bradenton, FL on January 27, 1927, to the late Arthur and Inez (Chamberlain) Greene, also preceded in death by brothers, Larry and Vernon.

Mr. Greene was a United States Army Veteran and worked for many years for Conrail as an engineer. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed winters in Las Vegas with his late wife and  time spent with his family.

Surviving are his loving children, Jane (late Dennis) Glor, Joyce (Ken) Grazioplene and Edwin R. "Buddy" Green, Jr. all of Oakfield; 4 grandchildren, Randy (Megan) Glor, David Glor, Michael (Shannon) Grazioplene & Jeffrey (Andrea) Grazioplene; 8 great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Carson, Cady & Haylee Glor, Taylor, Zackary, Cole & Elizabeth Grazioplene along with several nieces and nephews.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

The family will be present from 10-11am Friday December 4 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020 where a Celebration of Life will begin at 11:00am. He will be laid to rest aside his wife in Cary Cemetery and memorials  can be to the Oakfield Historical Society PO Box 74 Oakfield, NY 14125 or the Down Syndrome Support Group of Genesee County, Inc. 2121 Lewiston Road Oakfield, NY 14125.

Ed's family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the nurses and staff of the New York State Veterans Home @ Batavia for the wonderful care provided their father during his stay.

THE FAMILY OF EDWIN R. GREENE, SR. IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

 

butler1.jpgMrs. Carole L. Butler, 77, of Attica passed away Tuesday December 1, 2015 at Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born January 27, 1938 in Buffalo, New York to the late Franklin J. and Evelyn C. (Steiger) Wald of Attica. She is preceded in death by her sister Mary June Hall.
 
Carole was a graduate of University at Buffalo Nursing School and employed as an RN at Wyoming County Community Hospital for many years, later to become director of nursing of that facility.  Not only did she run the nursing facility and hospital, she also was a member of the OTB board of Directors, former Chairwoman of Wyoming County, Republican Chairman, Councilperson for the Warsaw Town Board, Trustee of the Warsaw Village Board and on the Library Board.   In addition, she opened Manor Oak nursing facility. She was also a “mom” to many of the neighborhood kids.
 
She is survived by her companion James Foley; children Stacey and Douglas Butler and grandchildren Tanner and Kelly Butler.
 
Family and friends are invited to call on Friday December 4, 2015 from 3PM – 7PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday December 5, 2015 at St. Joachim & Anne 50 East Avenue Attica, New York 14011. She will be laid to rest in St. Vincent’s Cemetery, Attica.
 
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of WNY www.alz.org/wny or the Wyoming County SPCA www.wyomingcountyspca.org. For more information please call 585-591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

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Medina - Dorothy Margaret Easton, 94, of Medina, died Sunday, November 29, 2015 at Orchard Manor Residential Health Care Facility, in Medina.

Mrs. Easton was born January 10, 1921 in Medina, a daughter of the late Vincent and Cora (Bissel) Wells.

She is predeceased by her husband Harold C. Easton.  

Survivors include 2 sons, Clyde H. Easton of Oakfield and Clifford (Shirley) Easton of AZ; a daughter-in-law, Karen Easton of Medina; a brother, Alfred Wells of Shelby; 9 grandchildren, Rhonda (Michael) Schunk of Darien, Scott (Robin) Easton of LeRoy, Traci (Eric) Ford of Medina, Teri Easton of Lancaster, Wendy (Marcos) Gonzoles of AZ, and Danielle Easton of AZ; 9 great-grandchildren, Kristy (Ian) Will, Cody Sczepanski, Brittany Sczepanski, Ronald "BJ" Washak, Cassandra Easton, Cory Schunk, Kylie Gonzoles, Jovianna Gonzoles and Isabella Gonzoles and 4 great-great-grandchildren, Makenzie, Evan and Tyler Massaro and Ronin Will. 

She was the mother of the late David (late Shirley) Easton, sister of the late Joseph Wells, Irvin Wells, Luther Wells, Fred Wells, Emma Wells and Elizabeth Burns.  She was also the grandmother of the late Kyle Schunk.  

Friends are invited to call from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday.   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alabama Full Gospel Fellowship, 5329 Gravel Rd., Medina, NY 14103.  Burial will be in Alabama Cemetery in Alabama. Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.burdettandsanford.com.

Churchville- Sunday, November 29, 2015 at age 68.  Survived by his wife, Barbara Eggleston of Churchville, his daughter, Kim (Curtis) Umscheid of Montana, a brother, Richard (Louise) Eggleston and several nephews. He is the father of the late Derek Eggleston. Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday  at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 51 South Lake Street, Bergen. Services and internment will be private.  In lieu of flowers, memorials to Wilmot Cancer Institute, 601 Elmwood Ave.,Box 704, Rochester, NY 14642.  Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

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