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GERALD A. THOMPSON Age 90, of Batavia, died peacefully Friday evening May 2, 2014 at the Genesee County Nursing Home. He was born November 20, 1923 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Gerald & Marie (Schuster) Thompson also preceded in death by his brothers, Eugene & Robert and sisters, Patricia Hogan & Gloria Morton.

   Mr. Thompson is a WWII Army Veteran, a member of the North Darien Bible Church, he enjoyed traveling and had a great love for his family.

   Surviving is his beloved wife of 67 years, Geraldine (Schleicher) Thompson of Batavia; loving children, Richard (Judy) Thompson of Michigan, Joanne Venema of Corfu and Peggy (late Larry) Walden of Michigan; grandchildren, David "Chip" Walden, Craig Walden, Andrea Thomas, Amanda Clifford, Amy (Brandon) Seliger; 7 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Russell Morton of Michigan along with many nieces and nephews.

   Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life service for Mr. Thompson 11:30 a.m. Thursday May 8, 2014 at the North Darien Bible Church 9762 Simonds Road Corfu, New York 14036, Military Honors will follow. Memorial contributions can be made to the church.  

Please share your memories of Gerald, with his family at www.tomaszewskifh.com and for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

THE FAMILY OF GERALD A. THOMPSON IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK.

DAVID S. "CHIEF" HALL - Age 67, of Stafford, died peacefully Saturday morning May 3, 2014 at Strong Memorial Hospital. He was born February 2, 1947 in Buffalo, NY to the late Lawrence and Winifred (Bolton) Hall.

   David was a State Inspector for the New York State Racing/Wagering Board. He will always be remembered for his passion, dedication and love for his family.

   He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Donna (King) Hall of Stafford; beloved father of, Colby (Danielle) Hall of Warrenton, VA; Katherine Hall of Fairfax, VA and Tyler Hall of New Orleans, LA; brother, Steve (Joanne) Hall of Stafford along with several nieces and nephews.

   Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of David's Life, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday May 6, 2014 at the First Presbyterian Church of LeRoy Main & Clay Streets LeRoy, New York 14482. The family requests memorial contributions be made to the LeRoy Pantry & Help Fund, Inc. 48 Main Street LeRoy, New York 14482.           

Please share your memories of David, with his family at www.tomaszewskifh.com and for more information call Michael at (585)343-7500. 

THE FAMILY OF DAVID "CHIEF" HALL IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

Marion M. Price, 93, of Varysburg passed away on Saturday May 3, 2014 at Buffalo General Hospital.  She was born April 8, 1921 in Buffalo to the late Wilbur E. (Jean) Getz.  Marion worked at Motorola in Arcade NY.  She loved all animals in general and enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and taking cruises all over the world.

Marion is survived by her loving daughter Gail Price of Varysburg, NY.  Cousins James A. (Julia) Tait, Cheryl Tait of Marilla NY, Donald Tait of Welland Ontario, Douglas Tait of New Brunswick, and Robert Tait of St. Catherines Ontario.

Friends are invited to call on Tuesday May 6, 2014 from 10AM-1PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main St. Attica, NY 14011 where Funeral Services will follow at 1PM.  She will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery in Attica.

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

Mary Jane Lazarony, 84, of Batavia, passed away Saturday morning (May 3, 2014) at the Brothers of Mercy Nursing Home in Clarence, NY.

She was born in Lackawanna, NY on April 24, 1930, a daughter of the late Edward and Helen Tangalder Minich.

Mary enjoyed baking, taking care of her flower gardens, playing with her grandchildren and was an avid Buffalo Bills and Sabre fan.  Walking with her grandchildren through downtown Batavia was a joy to her.  She cherished her family and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. In 1978 Mary was instrumental in her family ownership of the Kentucky Fried Chicken Restaurant in Batavia which was formerly located on East Main Street. She was also a member of Resurrection Parish.

Survivors include her husband of almost 59 years, Horace J. Lazarony Jr., of Batavia.  Daughter, Ruth (Joseph) Jensen of Avon. Sons, David (Mary) Lazarony of Stroudsburg, PA, Horace “Jay” (Donna) Lazarony III of Batavia, Jerome Lazarony of Brunswick, OH and James (Diana) Lazarony of Corfu. Sisters, Margaret Horvath of Lackawanna, Dorothy (Daniel) Losardo of W. Seneca and Shirley Lassel of Buffalo. Brothers, Eugene Minich of Buffalo and Edward (Lucille) Minich of W. Seneca.  Also survived by 15 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late Charles Minich.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share fond memories, condolences and thoughts on Thursday (May 8th) from 6-9pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia, NY.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, 9:30am at Resurrection Parish, 303 East Main St..  Entombment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities, 741 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY 14209 or All Babies Cherished, 445 Ellicott St., Batavia, NY 14020.

Expressions of condolence 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 & PROPRIETOR.

Lucy T. Zientara, 89 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Thursday (May 1, 2014) at the New York State Veterans Home in Batavia.

She was born in Auburn, NY on June 9, 1924, daughter of the late John and Josephine Stbel Klenkiewicz.

Lucy was a member of Ascension Parish (Sacred Heart Church), lifetime member of the Sacred Heart Church Altar and Rosary Society and the Polish Falconettes.  She enjoyed playing bingo and spending time with her family.

She was the wife of the late Henry E. Zientara, who died on December 27, 2003 and sister of the late Frank Kaznowski, Mary Slisz and Dorothy Kijowski.

Survivors include her son, Henry J. Zientara of Batavia. Daughter, Kathy Trzecieski of Batavia. Granddaughter, Valerie Trzecieski of Batavia. Sister in-law, Rita (August) Stornelli of Florida and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share fond memories, condolences and thoughts on Monday morning from 9:00am – 10:30am at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia, where prayers will be recited at 10:30am followed by an 11:00am  Mass Of Christian Burial at Ascension Parish (Sacred Heart Church).  Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions in memory of Lucy to the New York State Veterans Home Activities Fund, 220 Richmond Ave., Batavia, NY 14020.

Expression of condolence 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 14001. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR.

LeRoy / Rochester ~ Augustin "Augie" Iannello III, age 41,  formerly of LeRoy, passed away Wednesday morning (April 30, 2014) at Unity Hospital in Rochester after a long illness.

     Augie was born  January 12, 1973 in Batavia, a son of Augustin Iannello Jr. and Elizabeth Pleace Fisher.

     He is survived by his dad, Augustin  Iannello Jr. of LeRoy, his mom, Elizabeth "Bonnie" Fisher (Roger Englert) of Rochester, his sisters, Elizabeth Iannello of LeRoy and Anna Iannello (Nathan Smith) of CO, several aunts and uncles, and his very loving extended family at Lifetime Assistance.

     Family and friends may call on Sunday, May 11 from 4 ~ 8 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt. 19), LeRoy.  Augie's funeral mass will be held on Monday, May 12 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Joseph's Oratory, 27 Lake St., LeRoy, with interment to follow in St. Francis Cemetery.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials in honor of Augie may be made to either Lifetime Assistance, Inc., 425 Paul Road, Rochester, N.Y. 14624 or Mary Cariola Children’s Center, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Suite 100, Rochester, NY 14620.

     Your memories and condolences may be shared with Augie's family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.

     LeRoy ~ Augustine "Augie" A. Rubino, age 88, formerly of Keeney Road, passed away early Tuesday morning (April 29, 2014) at the New York State Veterans Home in Batavia.

     Mr. Rubino was born May 12, 1925 in LeRoy, a son of the late Ignazio and Rosalia O'Geen Rubino.

     He will be remembered as a hardworking business man, who opened his first grocery store in 1951.  He loved to work outdoors, where he would tend to his garden and flowers.  He was a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus, enjoyed playing golf  and "snowbirding" to Florida with his wife, Alice.

     He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Alice Shimburske Rubino, a brother, Frank (Patty) Rubino of Bergen, sisters, Connie Capuano of Batavia and Sarah (Ronald) Dusing of Rochester, a special nephew and niece, Frank (Ann) Capuano of Batavia, along with many  nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Rose Marie Gervase.

     Family and friends may call on Sunday from 2 ~ 5 at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt. 19), LeRoy.  His Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Joseph's Oratory.

     The courtesy of no flowers is requested with memorials suggested to either Volunteers for Animals, 3841 W. Main St. Rd., Batavia, NY or Genesee Cancer Assistance, 16 Bank St., Batavia.

     Your memories and condolences may be shared with Mr. Rubino's family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.

  

 

L. Bernard Stedman, 85, a lifelong dairy farmer of Attica, passed away peacefully on April 29th, 2014.  He was born March 20, 1929 in Attica, NY.  He was the husband of the late Winifred Stedman and the son of the late Leo J. and Minna (Marley) Stedman. 

He had a great love for horses and agriculture that he enjoyed sharing with others. He was a Wyoming County Fair Board member and served as superintendent of the Draft Horse Show.  Bernard was the past president of the Western New York Draft Horse Club, and member of the Upstate Milk Cooperative.

Bernard is survived by four children; Nancy Battaglia of Rochester, “Buster” Bernard (Janet) Stedman of Attica, Patricia Mitzel of Attica, Barbara Hopkins of Orangeville; one sister-in-law, Dorothy Stedman of Attica, ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  He was predeceased by a brother Paul Stedman and sisters Margaret Bausch and Helen Wheeler.

A Memorial Service will be May 2, 2014, 2:30p.m. at St. Joachim & Anne Roman Catholic Parish, 50 East Ave. in Attica.

Memorials may be made to the Wyoming County Fair Assoc., P.O. Box 128, Castile, NY 14427 or Western New York Draft Horse & Pony Club, 7131 LaGrange Rd., Perry, NY 14530. For more information please call 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.comArrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

 

 

 

Rose P. Broecker, 72, of Attica passed away on Wednesday April 30, 2014 at her home. She was born on October 7, 1941 in Buffalo to the late John (Josephine) Winkowski. She was a member of the former St. Vincent’s Church in Attica.  Rose was preceded in death by her husband Raymond Broecker.

Mrs. Broecker is survived by her son Tony (Tina) Mackiewicz of Attica; sister, Dolores Winkowski of Buffalo; grandchildren, Michael (Kelly) Szczepanski of Florida, Nicholas (Kimberley) Szczepanski of Florida, Rachelle (Bradley) Kirsch of Attica, four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews including Kathi (Jim) Lenartowicz. 

There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral Services and Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Attica Fire Department, 11 Water St. Attica. 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.

 

Jennie R. DeFilippo, 95 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday April 29, 2014 at Batavia Health Care Center. She was born on September 9, 1918 in Batavia to the late John (Isabella Ranallo) Rosica. Mrs. DeFilippo was a self employed beautician for 49 years and prior to that she was a bookkeeper for the Lawrence and Joseph Mancuso at Mancuso Motors in Batavia. Jennie was a long time member of Resurrection Parish. She is preceded in death by her husband Dominick DeFilippo who died in 2000, Brother Patrick (Nicolina) Mannella, and sisters Mary (Victor) Bonito, and Catherine (Thomas) Marchese and brother in law Andrew Dutch.  

Jennie is survived by her sister Fannie Rosica Dutch of Batavia, two sisters in law Rose Wierzycki of Oakfield and Lena Sformo of Spencerport, NY and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Saturday May 3, 2014 from 10:30 to 11:30 AM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia New York 1420 where prayers will follow at 11:30AM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place 12 Noon at Resurrection Parish 303 East Main St. Batavia, New York 14020. She will be entombed in St. Joseph’s Mausoleum in Batavia.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to in the form of Mass Offerings in her Name or to Resurrection Parish, 303 East Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020.  To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or for more information call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

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