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Byron - Mrs. Doris E. Fuller, 86, a retired employee of GTE Sylvania, died Monday, (November 29, 2010) at United Memorial Medical Center.

Mrs. Fuller was born April 13, 1924 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Paul and Emily Waldron Nicholson.

She was a member of Byron Presbyterian Church and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Botts-Fiorito American Legion Post in LeRoy.

Survivors include two sons, Leonard (Patricia) A. Fuller of Rochester and Leland (Suzanne) Fuller, Jr. of Delaware and a sister, Gary (Linda) Nicholson of Penfield. Also surviving are 4 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

She was the wife of the late Leland Fuller, Sr. who died in 1977. Mrs. Fuller was the sister and sister-in-law of the late Paul (Ruth) Nicholson and Marion (Monroe) Ratliff. 

Friends may call on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 E. Main St.. Services with Pastor James Renfrew officiating, will be at 10:00 am, Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Morganville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family to be distributed to various charities. Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

 

Lester M. Hill 75, of Batavia, NY died November 27, 2010 at his home. He was born July 26, 1935 in Blue Island Illinois, a son of the late Lester J. and Evangeline (Toczek) Hill. Mr. Hill was retired after 20 years from Eastman Kodak where he was a multi skilled engineer. He was a Marine Corps. Veteran of the Korean Conflict where he was a staff sergeant. He was a former member of Glenn S. Loomis Post #332 American Legion. Lester enjoyed building, woodworking and cabinet making. He was preceded in death by his first wife Mary Ann DiPiazza Hill in 1973.
 
He is survived by his wife Valerie (Brunacini) Hill of Batavia, sons Les J. (Colleen) Hill of Batavia, Kris E. (Becky) Hill of North Carolina, daughters Lori A. (Eric) Currier of Batavia and Katie (Joel) Blanchet of New York City. One brother Everett F. (Diane) Hill of Nevada and a sister Carol Olson of Minnesota survive along with 8 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and several nieces and nephews. 
 
Friends may call on Thursday December 2, 2010 from 3 to 7 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia New York 14020. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM at the Grace Baptist Church, 238 Vine Street, Batavia, NY.  Burial will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery with military honors. 
 
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Crossroads House, 11 Liberty Street, Batavia, NY 14020. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please go to www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or call 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.
 
   

 

  Jennie Trinchera, 98 of Pennsylvania, formerly of Batavia died November 24, 2010 at her daughter’s home in Pottstown, PA. She was born July 18, 1912 in Batavia, NY a daughter of the late Anthony and Florence (Gervase) Carlino. Mrs. Trinchera was retired from the former St. Jerome Hospital; she also formerly worked for Super Duper and Marchese’s Supermarket. She was a member of Ascension Parish (St. Anthony’s), former member of the Altar & Rosary Society, and the St. Nicholas Social Club. Jennie was an avid bowler and reader, she enjoyed sewing and knitting. She was preceded in death by her husband Anthony “Nino” Trinchera in 2002, a son Philip Trinchera and her sisters Angeline Marchese, Carrie Marchese, Alice Mondo and Josephine Fiore. 
 
She is survived by her daughter Carmen (Ronald) Kryman of Pottstown, PA, a sister Rose Serrano of MA; 6 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. 
 
Friends are invited to call from 4 to 6 PM on Monday November 29, 2010 at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday November 30, 2010 at 9:30 AM in Ascension Parish-St. Anthony’s Church 221 Liberty St. Batavia, NY 14020. Entombment will take place in St. Joseph’s Mausoleum, Batavia, NY. 
 
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Family. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or call (343-8260).  Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation, Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

Oakfield - Miss Irene (Jaszko) Jatczynski, 67, of Oakfield, died Saturday, November 27, 2010at United Memorial Medical Center, in Batavia.

Miss Jatczynski was born April 25, 1943 in Mayfield, Ohio, a daughter of the late Joseph F. and Marie C.  (Sterpka) Jatczynski.
Survivors include 3 brothers, Sam (Jeanette) Jatczynski of Colorado, Joseph (Nancy) Jaszko of Batavia and John (Barb) Jaszko of Basom; 3 sisters, Rosemary Mengs of Florida, Yvonne (James) Welker of Attica and Susan (Gerald) Williams of Middleport; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. 
She was the sister of the late Frank Jatzynski and Margaret Jatzynski.  
Friends may call on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield. A Mass of Christian burial will be hald at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Padre Pio Parish, St. Cecilia's Worship Site, 56 Maple Ave., Oakfield.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to ARC of Genesee County, 64 Walnut Street, Batavia, NY 14020 to benefit the ICF in Oakfield. Burial will be in St. Cecilia's Cemetery, Oakfield. Condolences may be made at www.burdettandsanford.com.         
 
 
 

Age 93, formerly of Corfu died peacefully Thursday morning November 25, 2010 at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home. She was born July 28, 1917 in Rochester, NY, the seventh of 12 children of the late Ammon & Gertrude (Armstrong Stemn) Mason. She was also preceded in death by her husband Simeon Mattice; brothers Frank, George, Homer, Wilbur and Ralph Mason; sisters Ruth Johnson, Ellen Voorhees, Doris Smith, Florence Mills & Thelma Weinert. Mrs. Mattice was a wife, mother and homemaker for many years before she began working for Production Credit until the age of 85. She was a longtime and very active member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church in East Pembroke. Also a GCASA volunteer for over 20 years, she enjoyed crafts, sewing and was an avid reader. Jean will be remembered as an amazing mother, grandmother & great-grandmother.

She is survived by one brother Alvin Mason of San Jose, CA; also surviving is her loving children Janice (Alan) Scoins of Sanford, NC, Dr. Nancy Mattice (Sharon David) of Florence, OR, Thomas (Susan) Mattice of Shangia, China, Thelma Mattice of Honeoye, Lu Anne (Edwin) Mileham of Corfu & Charles (Lori) Mattice of Johnsonburg; 5 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren along with many nieces, nephews & cousins.

The family will be present from 4-8 PM Wednesday Dec. 1, 2010 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC at 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020. Please join the family for an 11:00 AM Funeral Service Thursday Dec. 2, 2010 at the Cornerstone Baptist Church Rt. 5 East Pembroke. Interment will be in East Bethany Rural Cemetery. Memorials may be made in her memory to the Cornerstone Baptist Church of East Pembroke.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE COMPLETED BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020 ~ FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL MICHAEL AT (585)343-7500.

Oakfield - Mr. Frank R. Gallaway, 82, of Oakfield, a Plant Manager for Comstock Foods in Oakfield prior to his retirement, died Thursday, November 25, 2010at United Memorial Medical Center, in Batavia after being stricken at his home.

Mr. Gallaway was born January 7, 1928 in Dunkirk, a son of the late Frank A. and Irene (Olrogge) Gallaway.
 
He was a member of St. Padre Pio Parish (St. Cecelia’s Church) since 1972, where he served as grounds keeper and cemetery caretaker. He was the founder and present leader of the Merrymen Crew. A graduate of North Collens High School, he was a former member of the North Collins Fire Department, N. Collins School Board, and Rotary Club. After moving to Oakfield, he joined the Lions Club where he was a member for over 35 years, Oakfield Fire Department, active in Oakfield Little League, Town of Oakfield Board, Genesee County Planning Board, and served as liaison on projects between the Town and Village of Oakfield. He was the project manager for remodeling of the Oakfield Presbyterian Church and St. Padre Pio Parish, St. Cecelia's Worship site, the Catholic church in Darien and was instrumental in the reconstruction of the North Collins School House #8.
 
He had a personal connection with Santa Clause.
 
He is survived by his wife, Nancy (Zulawski) Gallaway, whom he married August 4, 1951; 2 daughters, Judy (Tom) Leaton of Liverpool and Debbie (Jerry) Armbruster of Oakfield; a son, Patrick (Kathy) Gallaway of Pembroke; 12 grandchildren, Brian (Laura) Leaton, Ellen (Jeffrey) Hoppe and Brenda (Tom) Bray, all of Liverpool, Natalie (James) Emerson and Chad (Sonja) Armbrewster, both of Oakfield, Jeannine Armbrewster of Batavia, Sara (Clifton) Johnson of TX, Jason Gallaway, James Morford, Adam Gallaway, Megan Gallaway and Collin Gallaway, all of Pembroke; and granddog, Oscar; 10 great-grandchildren, Jack, Graham, Benjamin, Aubrey, Kali, Gaige, Gavin, Owen, Emma and Alex; 2 brothers, Richard (Betty) Gallaway of VA and Dean (Marge) Gallaway of Langford; 3 sisters, Barbara Boyle of FL, Donna Frank of West Valley and Sandy (Bob) Kaczmarek of Brant; 2 brothers-in-law, 1 sister-in-law, and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. 
 
was the brother of the late Elizabeth Saabye. 
 
Friends may call on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, where prayers at 9:30 a.m. Monday will be followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. at St. Padre Pio Parish, St. Cecelia’s Worship Site. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to School House #8 Historical Center, 2101 School St., North Collins, NY 14111 or to St. Padre Pio Parish, 56 Maple Ave., Oakfield, NY 14125. Burial will be in St. Cecilia's Cemetery in Oakfield. 
Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.           
 
 
 
Medina - Mr. Wayne Smith, 72, of Medina and formerly of Basom, died Saturday, (November 20, 2010)at Orchard Manor, in Medina.
Mr. Smith was born July 23, 1938 in Medina, son of the late Norman and Viola (Quackenbush) Smith.
He is survived by several cousins.
There are no prior calling hours and services will be Friday at 10:00 a.m. at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Corfu. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Condolences may be made at www.burdettandsanford.com. Arrangements were completed by the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home of Oakfield.

 

Dean Howarth Lapp, 93, died Friday, November 15, 2010 at United Memorial Medical Center.
 
Dean was born and grew up in LeRoy, the son of John and Ethna Visscher Lapp. He graduated from the University of Rochester in 1939. By this time, he had met Barbara Schaffner and they married in 1940. From that day on, they remained a devoted couple for 68 years. They made every day a new and enjoyable adventure for their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Barbara died in 2009. Dean is survived by a brother, Sumner Lapp, four children and their families: Henry and Ruth Raynor Lapp, Forrest and Christine Lapp Williamson, Dean and Betty Pcionek Lapp, and Daniel and Mary Klemm Lapp, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

 For his entire career, Dean worked for the Lapp Insulator, a company founded by his father. In 1955, with four children, Dean and Barbara bravely took on the renovation of that big old house in Alexander. For the next 53 years, they led a peaceful life in the country. It was always a good day when Dean could find an excuse to drive his tractor. For the past four years, Dean resided at the Manor House in Batavia, where he enjoyed his neighbors and extra fine care.

 At the age of ten, Dean began playing golf and loved the game for the next 75 years. And he was pretty good too! He was the Stafford Country Club champion twice - getting two hole-in-ones in his lifetime. For decades, he enjoyed Saturday morning gatherings in the back room of Genesee Hardware. He was active in the Rotary and  Boy Scouts and for many years, served on the boards of Alexander Central School, BOCES, and Genesee Memorial Hospital.

You may have known these things about Dean, but did you know he would juggle whatever was in the fruit bowl for his children while Barb made dinner; and that he loved a good magic show? Did you know that 50 years ago, he built a snowblower but it only worked when he went backwards...or that he held the javelin throwing record at the University of Rochester? Did you know that he never ate a cucumber or pickle in his entire long life...or that he figured out that bats can not read the sonar of a tennis racquet so he always kept two handy for catching bats in the house? Did you know that he lost a nickel 90 years ago and whenever he took the family on a Sunday drive, one goal was to drive by the LeRoy gravel pit to see if they had found the nickel yet or if they were still digging and looking for it? In honor of Dean, drive by that gravel pit and check to see if they found his nickel yet or are they still digging! He had a great life and his family will miss him.
 
A memorial service will be held next summer. Memorial gifts may be made to
United Memorial Medical Center Foundation, 123 North Street, Batavia, New York 14020. Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.
 
Arrangements were completed by the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

Age 48, of Pine Street in Oakfield, a 29 year employee of the U.S. Gypsum Co. and owner of J.R. Recycle died Sunday Nov. 21, 2010 at home. Jeff was born April 15, 1962 in Batavia, the son of Russell & Mary (Skelton) Repass of Oakfield. He graduated from Oakfield-Alabama High School. He was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed deer hunting with his father, sons and son-in-law, along with fishing, trapping and riding his ATV with his family. When not in the woods, you could find him with his wife and daughter cheering on Team Ripass Racing, which starred his two talented sons. Jeff also claimed a record setting buck in 1994.

He is survived by his faithfull wife of 28 years, Maureen (Graves) Repass, a daughter Jamee (Ian) D'Alba, two sons Jesse & Jade Repass all of Oakfield, two sisters, Julie (Terry) Watterson of Oakfield & Jessica (John) Duyssen of Stafford. He was also the proud grandfather of Cyrus D'Alba. He is also survived by several nephews.

Family and friends may call from 5-9 PM Wednesday November 24, 2010 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 were funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Friday November 26. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Jeff's family

ARRANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN COMPLETED BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC AT 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020 ~ FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL MICHAEL AT (585)343-7500.

William H. Livingston, 73 of Perry, NY died November 19, 2010 at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw. Born in Waterbury, CT on April 3, 1937, son of the late William H. (Alice Plank) Livingston. Mr. Livingston was a United States Air Force Veteran, member of the Perry Vets Club and VFW. He worked at Lapp Insulator in LeRoy for over 40 years and was a long time member of the First Congregational Church in Perry Center. After retirement he enjoyed his work as lunchroom monitor at Perry Elementary School.
 

He is survived by his wife of 30 years Dorothy (McMaster) Livingston of Perry; sons William (Christine) Livingston III of Naples; Timothy (Jessica) Livingston of NC; daughters LuAnne (Lester) Roberts of Castile; Lisa (Robert) Bernard of Silver Lake; Lynn (Alan) Lonsberry of Silver Springs; Nicole (Jarrod) Neal of North Collins; brothers Robert (Judy) of LA; George (Mary Ann) of NC; Gilbert (Frances) Livingston of Warsaw; sisters Patricia (Arnold) Ward of Castile; Eleanor Carr of Fillmore; Diane Elliott of HA; 11 grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call from 1 to 4 PM on Sunday November 21, 2010 at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 N. Main St. Perry, NY 14530. Full Military Honors will follow calling hours at 4:00 PM.

Memorials may be made to the Perry Elementary School 50 Olin Avenue Perry, NY 14530. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or call (585) 237-2626. Arrangements completed by the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, NY 14530. 

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