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king.jpg  Albert A. King, 92, of Rochester, passed away peacefully on Tuesday September 21, 2021 at the New York State Veterans Home at Batavia.  He was born in Indian Lake, NY on April 17, 1929 to the late Earl and Celia (Parker) King.  In addition to his parents, Albert is predeceased by his wife; Janice A. King; son Paul King; daughter Christine Groleau; brothers Howard and Bernard “Jack” King; sisters Leona Woodman, Marlene Locke, and Carol Meade.

Albert was a United States Air Force veteran of the Korean War.  During his teen years, he was a very talented basketball and baseball player; was scouted by and tried out for the Brooklyn Dodgers.  He enjoyed playing golf throughout his life with friends and family.

Albert was a 1986 retiree of the Eastman Kodak Company, being employed in the Telecommunications division for 26 years.  He worked in several other trades in his lifetime; lumberjack/logging, mining, carpentry, tractor trailer driving, heavy machine operator, and an electrical lineman.  He was also a very skilled woodworker and craftsman.

He is survived by his sons: Alan King of Vancouver, BC, Canada, and Richard (Barbra) King of Elba, NY; five grandchildren: Alexander King, Todd (Valdiza) Phipps, Julia McGonagle, Jason Temple, and James King; three great-grandchildren: Eric Phipps, Joseph and Thomas McGonagle; a sister, Linda McCane; and a brother-in-law, Edwin Meade; several nieces and nephews.

Friends and family may call from 10:00 AM to 12 Noon Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Miller Funeral Home, 6357 NYS Rte. 30, Indian Lake NY, 12842. Funeral services will immediately follow the visitation at the funeral home. Burial will be in Cedar River Cemetery, Indian Lake.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association (https://www.alz.org/) or Volunteers for Animals (https://www.vol4animals.org/). For more information please call 585-343-8260. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or Miller Funeral Home at (518) 648-0011 https://www.brewermillerfuneralhomes.com/obituary/Albert-King/guest-book#lightacandle.

Elba - James A. Daggar, 67 of Elba passed away on Friday, (September 17, 2021) at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia.

Mr. Daggar was born March 6, 1954 in Rochester, a son of the late Robert and Ruth (Ackerman) Daggar.

James was an Army Veteran and was a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed cooking, fixing things, riding his bike, and his dog. Family was important to him and he loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving is his son, Brian Daggar of Elba; grandchildren, Sophia and Tristen Daggar; sister, Marilyn (Steven) Wisden of Tennessee; his best friend, Tyler Bedard; and Brian's mother,  Michelle (fiance John Bedard) Daggar of Elba.

A private celebration of life will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Lung Association, 2564 Walden Ave #101, Buffalo, NY 14225.  

Arrangements were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home of Batavia. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Ruthanne Marble, 81, of Batavia, NY passed on into the next life on September 10, 2021.

Ruthanne was born in Curwinsville, PA in 1940 to Gertrude and George Doan.  She later married and moved to Batavia, NY with her then husband and raised 2 sons.  She had 2 small businesses and operated a massage therapy practice from her home.  As an ordained minister she was always helping and healing others in her own special way.

She loved gardening and planting flowers.  She was also the proud owner of the worlds largest and gnarliest trumpet vine that often blocked passage onto her front porch.

She is survived by 2 sisters, 1 son, a granddaughter and various nieces and nephews.

Arrangements for Ruthanne were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia, (585) 343-8868.

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

scottmeidenbauer.jpgScott P. Meidenbauer, 70, of Varysburg, passed away on Monday, September 20, 2021, peacefully at his home with his family by his side. He was born April 16, 1951 in Buffalo, New York, to the late Clifford and Doris (Radder) Meidenbauer. 

Scott was a 1969 graduate of Lancaster High School and was drafted into the United States Army where he served his country in Thailand.

After graduating from Genesee Community College, Scott joined his father at Byrncliff Golf Resort & Banquets where they worked together to make it a premier stay and play golf and ski destination in Western New York. His most proud professional achievements include working alongside his father, wife and then daughter and son-in-law to grow the business.

He served his community in many ways, including with the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce for 10 years, which included a term as President. Scott founded and then coordinated the Cardboard Olympics for 25 years to raise funds for the Varysburg Fire Department and Rescue Squad.  He loved spending time on the golf course, grooming cross country ski trails, bowling with his buddies and jamming on the guitar.

Ultimately, none of those things brought him as much joy as spending time with his family.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 43 years, Patricia (Blair) Meidenbauer of Varysburg, daughter, Lindsay (Brian) Eddy of Varysburg, brother Randall (Bernice) Meidenbauer of Lancaster, four grandchildren, Lucia, Charlotte, Olivia and Lucas, along with many brother and sister in-laws, nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

They will remember him as a loving husband and father, kind and generous community member, and fun grandpa who loved to go for rides for ice cream!

Friends are invited to call on Monday, September 27, 2021 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main St, Attica, NY 14011. An 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at Ss. Joachim & Anne Parish, 2311 Attica Road, Varysburg, NY 14167. He will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Varysburg Fire Department & Rescue Squad, PO Box 638, Varysburg, NY 14167 or to Gateway Home, 91 Main St, Attica, NY 14011. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.comArrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

Jean M. Ewert, 86, of East Pembroke, passed away Sunday, September 19, 2021.

Jean was born on March 30, 1935, in Batavia, a daughter of the late Ralph Pfalzer and Grace (Rodgers) Pfalzer Astor. She was the wife of the late Richard Ewert, mother of the late Gail Joyce and sister of the late James Pfalzer and John “Jack” Pfalzer.

Jean was a talented seamstress and work for many years at the Darien Knitting Mill. She loved cooking, baking and gardening but especially enjoyed spending time with her family. 

Jean is survived by her children, Gary (Beth) Ewert, Cindy Judd and Jerry (Peggy) Ewert; son-in-law Joseph Joyce; 12 grandchildren and many great grandchildren; siblings, Donald (late Marilyn) Pfalzer, Vern (Joan) Pfalzer, Tom (late Janet) Pfalzer and Eileen (Ron) Mast; sisters-in-law, Theresa Pfalzer and Janet Pfalzer. Many nieces and nephews also survive. 

Family and friends may call Thursday, September 23, 202,  from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 East Main Street, Corfu, NY. Services will follow at 1 p.m. Burial will be held privately with only the immediate family.

duaniemarble.jpegDuane Ivan Marble, 82 of Attica, formerly of Nunda, NY went home to the Lord on September 19, 2021. Duane was born in Nunda, on October 23, 1938 to the late Bryan and Blanche (Brokaw) Marble. He is preceded in death by a son Duane A. Marble, brothers Darwin, Lyle and Lloyd Marble, sisters Thelma Chatley and Vivian VonKramer.

Duane, the second youngest of 8 children, he graduated from Pembroke High School in 1957. He joined the National Guard and was a SPC5 Tank Commander in part of a radar controlled mobile 3 gun artillery unit.

As the owner/operator of Dreamland Supplies he did maintenance and repair of mobile homes for 30 plus years. He retired and moved to a cottage in Nunda, right next door to the house he was born in. Duane remained there with his wife Patricia of 24 years before moving to Attica, to be closer to his family.

He was always tinkering with something and enjoyed collecting and processing scrap metal, fixing or re-purposing things and drinking coffee at local diners. Duane also enjoyed his 6 wheel ATV, camping, hunting and spending time with family.

Duane is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia A. (Myers) Marble of Attica, son Greg Marble of Darien, step-children, Calvin (Meri) Kelsey of Basom, Lynne (Jeffrey) George of Strykersville, Robert Kelsey of Batavia, Kerry (Michelle) Kelsey of Alexander, sister, Lila (Henry “Junior”) Robinson of East Bethany, Lester Marble of Albion, 8 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours, services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Crossroads House, PO Box 403, Batavia, NY 14020 or to Genesee Cancer Assistance, 127 North St, Batavia, NY 14020. To leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

 

butterfly.jpgIsabelle H. Burr, 94, passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2021 at East Side Nursing Home in Warsaw. She was born in Nunda, NY on May 10, 1927 to the late Lloyd and Florence (Keating) Hoagland. She was married for 72 years to her husband Lester Burr who passed away in August 2020.

Isabelle was a longtime member of the Attica Artists Group and loved to paint. She also enjoyed baking, reading, golf, gardening, birdwatching and happy times with her family and friends.

She is survived by her children, Norman Burr of Sarasota, FL, Donna (Marc) Andre of Attica, and her grandson Erik (Michelle) Andre of Darien.

A private Graveside Service will be held at the convenience of the family. She will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Stevens Memorial Library, 146 Main Street, Attica, NY 14011. To leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

Batavia - Gloria  A. Phelps, 83 of Batavia  passed away on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation.

Gloria was born Tuesday, July 5th, 1938 in Batavia,  a daughter of the late Revere Phelps and Arlie Ferris Phelps.

Gloria enjoyed puzzle books and taking rides in the car with her sons.  She cherished her time with her family and had a deep love for all animals, especially dogs. A person of deep faith, Gloria enjoyed attending church services while living at Washington Towers.

Surviving are her sons; Paul Kempton of Newark and James (Bonnie) Kempton of Lockport; her granddaughter; Ashleigh Kempton; two step-granddaughters; Michelle and Heather Kunselman; sisters; Gail Welker  of Batavia and Virginia Phelps  of Rochester and her nephew; David Phelps.

There are no prior visiting hours. Friends are invited to her celebration of life which will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at the home of her son James who lives at 5734 Keck Road, Lockport from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. She will be laid to rest in Hillside Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Road, Fairport, New York 14450. To leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.

andrews_chester1_-_photo1.jpgChester R. Andrews, 98 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Friday (September 17, 2021) at his residence.

He was born August 28, 1923 in Batavia, a son of the late Clarence and Luella Burrill Andrews.

Mr. Andrews was employed as a public accountant and bookkeeper for Woodruff Door Co. in Batavia prior to his retirement. He was also a member of the Northgate United Methodist Church.

He is predeceased by all of his seven brothers and sisters.

Survivors include his wife of 75 years, Thelma Schiller Andrews of Batavia. Sons, Donald (Mariela) Andrews of New Jersey and Keith Andrews of Batavia. Daughter, Beth Andrews of New Jersey. Grandchildren, Steven, James and Melina.

Funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, NY 14020. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR.

 

 

conrad_deborah_-_photo1.jpgDeborah A. Conrad “Debbie”, 53 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Sunday (September 19, 2021) at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation.

She was born June 30, 1968 in Alexander, NY, a daughter of the late Cletus and Onolee Osborne Ritchey.

She was formerly employed as a nurses aide for the Genesee County Nursing Home, where she retired after 25 years of service. Debbie enjoyed taking trips to Letchworth and canoeing. She loved her family and cherished spending time with them, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Terry Conrad of Batavia. Children, Nicholas Conrad, Kassondra Conrad, Julie (Christopher) Gallup and Nathan Conrad, all of Batavia. Sister, Tammy Liteer of Rochester. Brothers, David Ritchey of Rochester and Terry Ritchey of Batavia. Also survived by five grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Friends and family are invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Tuesday (September 21st) from 4-8pm at the J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia, NY, where Debbie’s funeral service will be Wednesday at 12pm.

She will be laid to rest in Maple Lawn Cemetery in Elba.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family for future distributions. Expressions of sympathy 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 14020. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR.

 

 

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