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Byron - Mikel A. Anderson, 24, of Lockport, formerly of Byron, passed away suddenly on Monday, (October 5, 2015) at his mother’s home, in Byron.

Mr. Anderson was born March 3, 1991 in Rochester, a son of Basil Scott Anderson of Warsaw and Dawn (Marvin) Anderson of Byron.

Mikel greatly enjoyed helping others that were struggling with their lives.  He worked tirelessly at Lockport Cares and mentored others that had similar experiences as he did.

Surviving along with his parents are a sister, Casandra Anderson of LeRoy; half-brothers, Charles, Joshua, and Zachary Anderson all of Vero Beach, Fla.; a step-brother, Raymond Rosten of Fredonia; a step-sister, Rebecca Rosten of Virginia Beach, VA.  Mikel’s paternal grandmother, Katherine Anderson of Stafford also survives.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Roland and Sandra (Barnard) Marvin as well as his paternal grandfather, Lewis Anderson.

Friends may call on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at H.E. Turner & Co Funeral Home, 403 East Main St., Batavia.  Mikel’s Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, (October 10, 2015) at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lockport Cares, PO Box 586, Lockport, NY 14095.  Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Batavia - Margaret Ann Morasco, 91, of Batavia, passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Crossroads House.

Mrs. Morasco was born September 25, 1924 in Ashley, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Joseph Edward and Sarah Ann Duffy McCann.

A member of St. Joseph's Church, Mrs. Morasco enjoyed painting, reading, ceramics and writing in her journals.

She will be remembered by her family as being the "quiet one" who loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Her husband, Michael Morasco, passed away on February 7, 2006. They were married on October 19, 1946.

She is survived by her children, Pat (Ken) Roblee of Corfu, Michael Morasco, Vincent Morasco, Rev. James (Martha) Morasco and  Brian (Teressa) Morasco all of Batavia; four brothers,  Edward McCann of New Hampshire, Joseph McCann of New Jersey,  Fr. Thomas McCann of Scranton, Pennsylvania and  John (Mary) McCann of Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania; her sister, Patti (Frank) Palumbo of Washington, DC;two brothers-in-law, Greg Hurley of Washington, DC and Frank (Angela) Morasco of Mooresville, North Carolina; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her sister, Stella Hurley.

There are no prior visiting hours. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, October 12, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, 303 East Main Street, Batavia.  In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, New York 14021.  Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia.

flowers.jpgLillian Treat Aylsworth, 88, of Attica passed away Thursday October 1, 2015. She was born May 23, 1927 in Attica to the late Charles and Bernice (Eichenberger) Treat.  She is predeceased by her husband, Robert G. Aylsworth and brothers Robert and Charles Treat.

Lillian was a bookkeeper and retired from Attica Westinghouse.  She was a longtime member of the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Attica.

She is survived by her children; Robert G.(Kathleen) Aylsworth Jr. of Attica and Deborah (James) Wood of Attica; 5 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild; sister Carol Hopkins of AZ and brother Norman (Patricia) Treat of FL along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends are invited to call on Friday October 16, 2015 from 3-7PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011. A 10:00AM Memorial Service will be held on Saturday the 17th at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church 30 Favor St. Attica.

Memorials may be made to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church 30 favor 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.

Rocky River, Ohio - Evelyn Frances Harloff, 89, of Rocky River, Ohio, passed away on Friday, October 2, 2015 at Normandy Manor Skilled Nursing Facility.

Mrs. Harloff was born January 11, 1926 in Elba, a daughter of the late Clark B. Churchill and Bessie A. Conniber Churchill.

Evelyn's mother died of pneumonia when she was a child. Life was hard on the farm, electricity and running water were in the future and at age 10, Evelyn was working with horses in the field with her dad.

She graduated from Elba high school, and then waited until she was 18 to marry because she didn't want to ask for permission. Evelyn married a farmer and trucker, Wesley James Harloff on January 13, 1944. He passed away on May 16, 1999.

After his passing, Evelyn lived in Bradenton with her son, Larry until 2006. She then moved to North Olmsted, Ohio and lived with her son Gary and daughter-in-law Sally until 2012. Her eyesight had been diminishing so she became a resident of Normandy Care Center in 2012.

She was a professing Christian and also enjoyed music, dancing and putting puzzles together.

Survivors include three sons; Gary James Harloff of North Olmsted, Ohio, Richard Roy Harloff of South Africa, and Larry Francis Harloff of Bradenton, Florida; nine grandchildren, June Harloff of Ohio, Eve (Rob) Eacott of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Susan (Matthew) Boothe of St. Petersburg, Florida, Nancy Harloff of North Olmsted, Ohio, Morgan Harloff of Boston, Massachusetts, Mason Harloff of San Diego, California, George Harloff of Cincinnati, Ohio, Wesley and William Harloff both of Orlando Florida; four great-grandchildren, Alexandria, Jessica and Victoria Eacott of Oak Ridge, Tennessee and Grant Boothe of St. Petersburg, Florida.

She is the youngest and last surviving of eight children; Floyd A. (Joyce) Churchill, Laura Mae (Jack) Wilcox and Carmon, Dorothy A. (Everett) Johnson, Marion E. (Elmer) Wilks, Virginia (Fred) Pilgrim, Alice E. (John) Griswold and (Archy) Oltz and Harold E. Churchill.

There are no prior visiting hours. Friends and family are invited to graveside services on Saturday, October 10th at 2:30 p.m. at Grand View Cemetery, 86 Clinton Street, Batavia.  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, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.

Ann Pauline Falsioni, 99 of Franklin, TN and formerly of Akron, NY, passed away peacefully on Friday (October 2, 2015) at the Claiborne-Hughes Health Center in Franklin, TN.

She was born in Akron, NY on August 27, 1916, the 6th child in a family of 8 children, daughter of the late Dominic and Rita Paolinelli Falsioni.

Ann was a graduate of Akron High School and worked as a stenographer for the Strippit-Houdaille Co. for 24 years and retiring in 1981. She was a lifetime member of St. Teresa’s R.C. Church and was a longtime volunteer at the Akron-Newstead Senior Center. Ann enjoyed walking, reading and history, and her travels throughout the United States and Europe, especially Italy and Switzerland with her good friend Irma Fox. She was a loyal and lifelong fan of Notre Dame, the N.Y. Yankees and the Buffalo Bills. Ann was always with a happy, upbeat disposition which could be noticed in her wonderful smile.

She was predeceased by her siblings, Andrew, Otto, Leo, Daniel and Peter Falsioni, Mary Medole and Gloria Kruse.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Tuesday (October 6th) from 4-7pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 John St., Akron. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, 10:00am at St. Teresa’s R.C. Church, Buell St., Akron. Interment will take place in St. Teresa’s Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Akron Newstead Senior Center, 5691 Cummings Rd., Akron, NY 14001.  Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 JOHN ST., AKRON, NY 14001, RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR.

 

 

Elizabeth A. Harrington, 66 of Akron, passed away peacefully on Friday (October 2, 2015) at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital in Williamsville.

She was born June 21, 1949, daughter of the late Roland and Ruth Schumacher Laese.

Elizabeth was formerly employed as an L.P.N. for the Erie County Home and Infirmary prior to her retirement. She was a member of the V.F.W. and American Legion Auxiliary  in Akron. She enjoyed reading, shuffleboard, crocheting and NASCAR racing, where her favorite racer was Dale Earnhardt, Jr.. She was a very humorous individual and enjoyed being with her grandchildren, especially her grandson Isaac whose football games she would attend regularly. 

She was predeceased by her husband, Ronald Harrington who died in 2009 and son, James Groff.

Survivors include her sons, John Groff and Raymond (Jennifer) Groff of Akron. Daughter, Laurie (Eric) Schmidt of Akron. Daughter in-law, Elizabeth Groff of South Carolina. Grandchildren, Vincent Groff, Kristin Groff, Jacob Groff, Ian Groff and Isaac Schmidt. Brothers, Richard (Anne) Laese of Florida and Albert (Andi) Laese of Ohio.

Family and friends are invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Sunday (October 4th) from 4-7pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 John St., Akron, NY. A funeral service will be Monday 1:00pm at the funeral home.

Expressions of condolences may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 JOHN ST., AKRON, NY 14001. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPIETOR.

 

 

gautieri.jpgBetty J. Gautieri, 86 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Saturday October 3, 2015 at LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home. She was born August 15, 1929 in Batavia to the late Harold (Marion Tully) Quartley. She is preceded in death by her brothers Gerald, William, Robert, John, Harold Quartley and sister Lois Kisiel.

Betty worked for 55 years at Batavia Tailors & Cleaners. She was an avid New York Yankee Fan. Betty loved to cook and entertain for family and friends. Family was her everything especially being GeGe to Summit and Kamryn.

She is survived by her daughters Kathy (Jim) DuRei; Vicki (Gary) Johnson; sister Dorothy Quartley all of Batavia; grandchildren Michael Johnson, Katie (Bryan) Fenton both of Rochester; Kristie (Jimmy) DeFreze of Batavia; great-grandchildren Summit and Kamryn, along many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Tuesday October 6, 2015 from 1-3 and 6-8 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Prayers will be recited 9:30 AM on Wednesday October 7, 2015 at the Funeral Home followed by a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Ascension Parish 15 Sumner St. Batavia, NY 14020. She will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Michael Napoleone Memorial Foundation www.michaelshope.org or to Genesee County Office for the Aging 2 Bank St. Batavia, NY 14020. 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.

 

Oakfield - Barbara Mikolajczyk, 78, of Oakfield, passed away suddenly on Friday, (October 2, 2015) at United Memorial Medical Center, in Batavia.

Mrs. Mikolajczyk was born April 29, 1937 in Geneva, a  daughter of the late Charles and Elsie (Alexander) Grower.

Barb was a long time member of St. Padre Pio Parish and attended mass at St. Cecelia's Church.  She enjoyed baking, gardening, and spending time with her family.  Most of all, she loved her cat and socializing.

She is the wife of the late Frank J. Mikolajczyk, Jr., who passed away March 22, 2015.

Barbara is survived by her children, Michael Mikolajczyk of Chili, Mark (Shelly) Mikolajczyk of Oakfield, Teresa (Robert) Castleman of S. Alabama, and Thomas (Kimberly) Mikolajczyk of Oakfield; grandchildren, Jillian (Dennis) DeMarco of Oakdale, Long Island, Bradley (Natalie) Mikolajczyk of Perinton, Christopher Castleman of Akron, Holly Castleman of S. Alabama, Benjamin Castleman of Batavia, Alyssa Mikolajczyk of Oakfield, Tyler Schroeder of Oakfield, Morgan Mikolajczyk of Batavia, Austin Schroeder and Devon Schroeder both of Oakfield; great-grandchildren, Logan DeMarco, Haley DeMarco, and Kailynn Worthington; a brother, Donald (late Patricia) Grower of Elba; sisters-in-law, Onolee Grower of Batavia, and Julia (Wilbur) Easton of Oakfield.  Several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

She is preceded in death by a brother, Charles Grower.

Friends may call on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield.  Barbara’s Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, (October 6, 2015) at St. Padre Pio Parish, St. Cecilia's Worship Site, 56 Maple Avenue, Oakfield. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration, Radnor Station Building 2, Suite 320, 290 King of Prussia Road, Radnor, PA 19087. 

Burial will be in St. Cecelia's Cemetery, Oakfield.  Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.burdettandsanford.com.

deb1.jpgDeborah A. Kraszewski, 62, of Bergen passed away peacefully on Thursday October 1, 2015 at the Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center in Rochester. She was born December 29, 1952 in Buffalo, New York to the late Russell (Dorothy Jabcuga ) Bluhm. She is preceded in death by her sisters Suzy Bluhm, Kathy Lozzaro and brother Tony Bluhm.

Deborah was a Home Health Aide for Community Care of Rochester. She was a member of St. Brigid Parish and was part of the parish prayer tree. Deborah enjoyed crocheting and cooking.

She is survived by her loving husband Chester C. Kraszewski of Bergen; sisters Gail (Michael) Gruber of Alden, sisters-in-law Margaret (Robert) Umhauer of Cheektowaga, Elizabeth (Carl) Mann of CT along with several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 5 to 8pm on Tuesday October 6, 2015 at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main St., Batavia, New York. A 10:00AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday October 7, 2015 at St. Brigid Parish 18 Gibson Street Bergen, New York 14416. She will be laid to rest in St. Brigid Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Brigid Parish 18 Gibson Street Bergen, New York 14416 or unbound www.unbound.org. 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.

Batavia - Joseph M. Cervone, 88, of Batavia, died Thursday (October 1, 2015) at the New York State Veteran's Home in Batavia.

Joe was born July 10, 1927 in Batavia, a son of the late Amadeo and Margaret Cervone.

He served with the United States Navy and was a nurse at the VAMC in Batavia. Joe enjoyed fishing, riding his motorcycle, bowling, watching baseball games and boxing.  He was a member of the VFW and the former Batavia Motorcycle Club.

Survivors include his children, Danny (Kim) Cervone of Batavia, Jeffrey Cervone of Batavia and Sherry Cervone of Warsaw; two grandchildren, Danielle Cervone and Cynthia Owczarzak; a sister, Laura Bonarigo of Batavia and nieces and nephews.

He is a brother of the late Carmella Bartosiak and Dominic "Murph" Cervone.  

Calling hours are Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia.  Services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Monday also at the funeral home at the conclusion of calling hours.  Burial with military honors will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Batavia.

Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301. 

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

 

 

 

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