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elizabethmiller.jpgElizabeth M. Miller, 63 of Warsaw, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. She was born June 10, 1957 in Batavia to Richard (Patricia Bartlett) Gdanice of Basom. She is preceded in death by her father-in-law Bruce Miller.

Liz worked for many years at Fisher Price and was currently working at Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw. She was an avid outdoorswoman that loved hunting, fishing, camping, hiking and gardening. Liz is a member of Hawkeye Bowman Archery Club and used to be active with Attica Rodeo Association.  

She is survived by her beloved husband Curt A. Miller of Warsaw, children, Jessica (Justin) Wheeler of Randolph, Megan (Jon) Nelson of Eldred, PA, Dillon Miller of Warsaw, siblings, Rick Gdanice of Akron, Barbara (Robert) Adams-Elberton of GA, mother-in-law Linda E. Miller of Kendall, brother-in-law Vernon (Amy) Miller of Medina, 6 grandchildren, Hannah, Cali Wheeler, Angelina Walker, Gabrielle, Buddy Long, Bentley Nelson, along with several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 4 to 8 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020. A private Graveside Ceremony will be held for the family. She will be laid to rest at Millville Cemetery, Medina.

Please note the Funeral Home will be operating at 25 people at a time per county guidelines. New York State requires those in attendance to adhere to the social distancing guidelines and face coverings are mandatory. You may be required to wait outside. Thank you for your cooperation.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The City Church, 210 East Main Street #2, Batavia, NY 14020. 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.    

jeanlamoureuxs.jpgJean S. Lamoureux  ~  beloved wife, mother, sister and friend to many. At age 78 Jean went home to be with our Lord and Saviour on Friday, January, 22, 2021, at Charlotte House Comfort Care in North Java, New York.

Mrs. Lamoureux (endearingly called by her loving husband of 59 years) was born in Springfield, Vermont February 1st, 1942.  She was the daughter of George and Belle Senecal of Whiting, Vermont.  She married Roger J. Lamoureux  September 21, 1962. They made their home in Attica, New York in 1967 with their then 2 year old daughter.

Surviving is her husband Roger J Lamoureux of Attica and daughter, Suzanne (Daniel) Lamoureux - Lacey of Warsaw, New York; her 3 brothers David (Barbara) Senecal of Brunswisk, Maine, Ralph (Janet) Senecal of Queensbury, New York and Paul (Kathy) Senecal of Cromwell, Connecticut. Also, several nieces, nephews and many cousins. 

Mrs. Lamoureux was an honor student at Brandon high-school and attended Castleton State College. She had a love of gardening (especially roses) and feeding her bluebirds. She was an avid reader and had a special love for reading God’s Word. She was the happiest spending time with her family and especially enjoyed the Holidays with her loved ones in Vermont. She was a beautiful and faithful servant of the Lord and looked forward to spending eternity with Him and her loved ones.

Psalm 91:1-2 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Charlotte House c/o Kari Sears PO Box 123, 4316 Rte 98, North Java, New York 14113 www.charlotte-house.org. 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.

LeRoy ~ Gail Ann Schirmer, age 71, of Lake Street, passed away on Saturday (January 16, 2021) at Strong Memorial Hospital.

     She was born October 6, 1949 in Rochester, N.Y., a daughter of the late Clarence and Clara Kaczmarkiewicz Schirmer.

     Gail will be remembered as a very loving and caring mother, grandmother, great-grandmother.  She was a graduate of the Genesee Community College Nursing Program and worked as a LPN for the Batavia VA Medical Center.

     She is survived by her children, Gene David Ray of PA and Michael (Melissa) Smith of LeRoy; 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  She was predeceased by her daughter, Debbi Ray Ballard on March 8, 2020.

     Services will be at the convenience of the family.

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

Oakfield - Edward M. Tanner, 64 of Oakfield,  passed away on Thursday, (January 14, 2021) at Rochester General Hospital.

Mr. Tanner was born April 29, 1956 in Batavia, a son of the late William and LaRue (Paul) Tanner.

He enjoyed collecting baseball cards, reading, and watching sports.

Ed is survived by a brother, Milton (Debbie) Tanner of Bath.

He is preceded in death by siblings, Michael Tanner, Teresa Tanner, and Regina Tanner.

There will be no visitation. Edward 's Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, (January 23, 202) from Grace Bible Baptist Church, 6875 East William Street Ext. in Bath.  Burial will be in Cary Cemetery in Oakfield.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA  22116-7023.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, facial coverings and social distancing will be required at the church. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home in Oakfield.  Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.burdettandsanford.com.

ridley_patricia_-_photo.jpgPatricia Ridley, 79 of LeRoy, passed away peacefully on Tuesday (January 19, 2021) at LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home.

She was born May 23, 1941 in Batavia, NY, a daughter of the late Gerald and Arline Hyback Ridley.

Patricia enjoyed watching criminal investigative tv shows, soap operas and loved socializing. She was a member of St. Marks Church in LeRoy and enjoyed singing in the choir. She had a smile for everyone and made you laugh. Pat was a very special person who will be greatly missed.

Survivors include her sister, Karen (Ridley) Cass of Batavia. Nephew, Matt (Katherine Lefler) Reamer. Niece, Melissa (Ryan) Gaebler. Great-nieces, Alexis Reamer and Jade Gaebler. Also survived by a special cousin, Sharon (Paul) White.

Funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Expressions of sympathy 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 14020. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR.

 

 

Churchville - Jean  E.  Mason, age 82,  of Churchville  passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Mason was born Friday, September 23rd, 1938 in Rochester, New York a daughter of the late Alan Feck and Elsa Freitag Feck.

A member of the Churchville United Methodist Church, she enjoyed square dancing, riding snowmobiles and tending to her gardens.

Surviving are husband of 63 years, Gerald H. Mason; her children; Bonnie Farley of Rock Hill, South Carolina, Margaret (Jim) Suter and Alan (Barb) Mason of Churchville and David (Eilene) Mason of Bergen; seven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren; her brother, Thomas (Carolyn) Feck of Maryland, and her sister-in-law, Janet Allyn of Maryland. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

 She is predeceased by her grandson, Kevin Mason and her siblings, Robert Feck and Anne Palmer

There are no prior visiting hours.  Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. She will be laid to rest in Creekside Cemetery, Churchville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Churchville United Methodist Church, 24 West Buffalo Street, Churchville, New York 14428, Churchville Fire Department, 24 Washington Street, Churchville, New York 14428 or the Alzheimer's Association, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, Illinois 60601.Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home of Bergen.


Arthur A. Cummings, 90, of Corfu, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at LeRoy Village Green from complications due to Covid 19. He was born on Nov. 3, 1930, in Darien, to the late Clarence and Beatrice (Hale) Cummings. He was the oldest of five, and is preceded in death by brothers, Robert Cummings, Richard Cummings, and sister Audrey Reiss. Also preceded in death by daughter, Terry Merritt Collins of North Carolina.
He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Marion (Dusel) Cummings, also a resident at LeRoy Village Green; and daughters, Barbara (Jay) Terkel of Corfu, Carol (Bill) Waldon of New Hampshire, Lori (Paul) Embt of Pavilion; a brother, Thomas Cummings of Elba; and 11 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Art is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Arthur spent his early years working on his grandparent’s farm, and then he worked at Sweeney Chevrolet as an automotive detailer. After retiring, he enjoyed working part time at IGA in Corfu to keep active. Arthur enjoyed attending church and socializing at the coffee hour afterwards. Arthur also enjoyed being outside and riding on his John Deere mower, and taking care of his yard. It was not unusual to see Arthur going down the road on his John Deere to mow a neighbor’s lawn. Arthur was an avid bowler and a lifetime member of the Corfu Volunteer Fire Department. The family would like to thank the staff of LeRoy Village Green that took such loving care of Arthur and our family during this difficult time.

There will be a celebration of life for the family at a later date. Arthur will be laid to rest at Evergreen Cemetery in Corfu, In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Corfu United Presbyterian Church, 63 Allegheny Street, PO Box 159, Corfu, NY 14036 or to LeRoy Village Green Sunshine Fund or Activities Fund, 10 Munson Street, Le Roy, NY 14482. Arrangements were made by C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., Corfu, NY.

brianfwilson.jpgBrian F. Wilson, 43 of Varysburg, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021. He was born on January 13, 1978 in Batavia to Ann (Haynes) Wilson and the late Roger Wilson. 

Brian worked at AJ’s Towing and then worked at Walmart in Warsaw. He was a past member of Attica Fire Department, current member of Attica Fire Department Exempts and Varysburg Fire Department Auxiliary. Brian was a longtime member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Attica. He was also very involved with the Attica Band.  

Brian is survived by his sons Brian and Cameron, siblings Roger (Dawn) Wilson II, Michele Lovell, Gary Wilson, girlfriend Marcia M. Robinson, her children, Veronica Robinson, Cody Bang, 4 nieces, along with aunts, uncles and cousins.

There will be no prior calling hours. He will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 11 Washington St., Attica, NY 14011 or to the Fire Department of your choosing. 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.

Phillip Kroft Jr., 33, formerly of Batavia passed away unexpectedly on October 29, 2020. He was born in York, PA on September 29, 1987, the beloved son of Donna Kroft of Batavia and Phillip Kroft Sr. He is predeceased by his brother; Shawn Kern

In addition to his parents, Phillip will be dearly missed by his children; Shawna Semar and Tiffany Lewis; brothers and sisters Dawn Kern of Batavia, Ben Kroft, Nicki Kroft and Lizzy Kroft of Felton, PA.

He was born and resided in York, PA. for several years where he grew up with his beloved family members; Tommy, Cory and Dalton Tussing, who will all miss Phillip very much.

Phillip has been cremated and brought home to his mother. At this time, there will be no Services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Donna Kroft’s Go Fund Me page on her Facebook. 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.

Vincent E.  Squire, 98, of Batavia, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at United Memorial Medical Center.

Vincent was born April 8, 1922 in Wethersfield, a son of the late Ernest V. and Helen (Hackett) Squire.

Vincent owned V. Squire & Sons Construction.  He enjoyed spending time with his family, tinkering around and being outside, especially gardening, working on his flowers and mowing the lawn.   

Surviving are his children, Jean (Sam) Tambe of Oakfield, Randy (Nancy) Squire of Batavia, Tim (Cheryl) Squire of Bergen and Lori DiFilippo of Batavia; grandchildren, Jay (Missy) Aquino of Batavia, Brett Squire of Las Vegas, NV, Jeremy Squire of Arizona, Taylor Squire of Bergen and Stacy Squire of Batavia; a great-granddaughter, Ally Aquino of Batavia; a sister, Florence DiMatteo of Oakfield; sisters-in-law, Mitzi Squire of North Carolina and Mary Shuknecht of Elba, many nieces and nephews and his faithful companion, Rusty.

Vincent is the husband of the late, Irma J. (Shuknecht) Squire, they were married July 26, 1944, father of the late Larry and Kevin, grandfather of the late Zachary, brother of the late Norrine (Metz) Keem, Catherine (Kay) Hull, J. Edwin Squires and J. William Squire.

Services will be held privately for Vincent's family and he will be laid to rest in Maple Lawn Cemetery in Elba.  A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Volunteers for Animals, http://www.vol4animals.org/donate.  

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

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

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