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February 10, 2014 - 8:30am

Delores “Dee” E. Diver

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Batavia - Delores “Dee” E. Diver, 85 of Batavia, formerly of East Pembroke (Mogadore), passed away Saturday (February 8, 2014) at the Genesee County Nursing Home.

Mrs. Diver was born on March 9, 1928, in the Town of Alabama, NY, a daughter of the late Elva and Mary Storye Falker.

Dee and her late husband, Larry, were well known in the area as the owners/proprietors of Dee’s Diner at Brick House Corners for many, many years. She was the head cook at the diner. Before owning the diner, Mrs. Diver was a cook at Genesee Memorial Hospital and then at the Holiday House at the Pembroke rest area on the thruway. She was very active with the Boy Scouts and the Grange and helped to put on many of the dinners that they held. She was a member of the Indian Falls United Methodist Church. Dee was the wife of the late Lawrence “Larry” E. Diver, Sr., who passed away December 17, 2008. She was also predeceased by several brothers.

Surviving are three sons, Lawrence (Kathleen) Diver, Jr. of the Town of Pembroke, Mark (Linda) Diver of Waterford, Pa. and Gordon (late Debbie) Diver of Indian Falls; one daughter, Linda (Timothy) King of Indian Falls; twelve grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren; one brother, Loren “Rip” Falker of Indian Falls; a brother-in-law, David (Bonnie) Diver and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Diver. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

There will be no prior visitation.  Private services will be at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, East Pembroke. Memorials in her memory may be made to the Indian Falls Fire Department, 8030 Allegheny Road Corfu, New York 14036. Arrangements were made by C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 East Main Street, Corfu.

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