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Age 52, of Batavia, a former local printer passed away Friday, March 1, 2013, in the presence of his loved ones at his home. He was born November 3, 1960 in Buffalo the third of eight children, to Mary (Wangler) Young of Pembroke and the late great Jack Young, he was a brother to the late David Young who died in 2012.

A graduate of Alexander High School he lived for his family and friends. He worked at numerous printing establishments in the WNY area and achieved the position of plant manager. Marty was a musician, DJ, comedic extraordinaire and entertainer. He created and performed in numerous haunted houses.

Surviving along with his mother, Mary; his beloved wife, Christine (Bove) Young of Batavia; loving children Nigel and Lindsey of Batavia and Adrian of West Virginia; brothers, John (Tammy) of Niagara Falls, Joe (Lori) of Basom and Andrew (Denise) of Batavia; sisters, Constance (Jim) Fritschi of N. Tonawanda, Loretta (Alan) Kurek and Amy (Jack) Chmielowiec both of Batavia; sister-in-law Dawn Young of PA; mother-in-law, Ann Bove of Attica along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces & nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday March 9 at the Beachhead VFW Post, 3188 Broadway Road, Alexander, NY. In keeping with Marty’s wishes, a comfortable party to celebrate his life will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.

Age 91, of Batavia, NY died peacefully Thursday (February 28, 2103) at the Batavia VA Medical Center. He was born on September 18, 1921 in Maryville, TN to the late James E. & Anna White Sr.

Jim was a self-employed consultant and also the proprietor of Mr. Decal on Swan Street. A Marine Veteran of WWII, a recipient of the Purple Heart he also attended the Grace Baptist Church and had a love for dogs especially his own. 

Survivors include his beloved wife, Constance “Connie” (Marone) White of Batavia; 6 children, Sherre (Vic) Maile, Linda White, Susan Probst, Karen Rogers, Greg White, Judy Sowers; 3 step-children Larry, Robert and Patricia Merritt; 13 grandchildren, 1 step-grandchild, several great grandchildren along with many nieces, nephews. 

Family and friends may visit from 10 – 12 Noon on Wednesday March 6, 2013 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where funeral and military services will follow at 12:00 Noon. Memorials in his memory are suggested to Volunteers for Animals PO Box 1621 Batavia, New York 14021. Entombment will be in the Monsignor Francis L. Schwartz Mausoleum at St. Joseph’s Cemetery and for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

THE FAMILY OF JAMES E. WHITE JR. IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK.

 

 

Marie R. Fragnito, 58, of Batavia, died Friday (March 1, 2013) at Crossroads House in Batavia.

She was born in Batavia on February 21, 1955, a daughter of Josephine Fragnito of Batavia and the late Mario Fragnito.

Ms. Fragnito was an executive secretary at the former Jones Chemical Co. of Caledonia and was currently employed as an Executive Administrative Assistant at ARC in Batavia.  Her greatest joy was being with her grand daughters.

She is survived by her mother, her daughter Vanessa Aquino of Batavia, 3 grandaughters, Makennah, Nakylie and Kamela.  Her sister and brother in law, Patricia and Richard Funke of Rochester,  brother and sister in law, Joseph and Patricia Fragnito of Batavia.  Nieces, Melissa Funke Mahar, and Jamie Fragnito, many aunts, uncles and cousins. She is predeceased by her nephew Richard J. Funke.

Friends of the family are cordially invited to share their thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the family on Sunday from 1 - 3 and 6 - 8 PM at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA.

Those desiring, may make memorial contributions to the family for distribution to various charities.

Expressions of condolence may be made at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL  HOME, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA.  RONALD P. KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR.

Corfu - Donald M. Chittenden, 60, of Corfu, passed away Thursday (February 28, 2013) at the Batavia Veterans Hospital.

Don was born July 24, 1952, in Batavia, a son of Myron Chittenden and the late Elaine (Schmidt) Chittenden. He worked at farming in his younger years and then worked for the Town of Pembroke Highway Department. Don served in the United States Army. Don was the husband of Jill M. (Bower) Chittenden, who passed away January 15, 2010.

Along with his Dad, surviving are Don's children; Jessica Chittenden and Edward (Shelly) Chittenden;  grandchildren; Devon Sargent, Drake Sargent, Savannah Sargent, Edison Chittenden, Molly Chittenden and Evelyn Chittenden; his brothers and sisters, Chris Chittenden, Frank (Sue) Chittenden, Betty Chittenden and Emily (John) Koch. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

Family and friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 East Main Street, Corfu. Funeral services will be held from the funeral home Wednesday at 3 p.m. Burial will be in Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Corfu.

 

Nancy E. Hall, 67, of Batavia, died Thursday (February 28, 2013) at Buffalo General Hospital.

She was born in Ossining, NY on May 25, 1945, a daughter of the late David and Violet Donkin Harris. 

Mrs. Hall was an accountant, payroll officer and buyer expeditor for the former Eaton-Yale & Towne Corp. of Batavia.

Nancy was a very talented musician being an accomplished piano player.  She loved flower gardens and reading about England.

Surviving is her husband, Larry Hall.  A daughter and son in law, Jan and Bob Vanklootwyk of Agoura Hills, CA,  a son, Michael Hall of Batavia and a step daughter and son in law, Dawn and Mark Shaw of Attica.

Those desiring may made memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, Genesee County Unit, and P.O. Box 365, Batavia, NY 14020.

Expressions of condolence may be made at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

Services will be at a date to be announced.

Arrangements were entrusted to the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA,  RONALD P. KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR.

Batavia - Joanne Topolski, 57, of Batavia,  died Tuesday (February 26, 2013) at Strong Hospital after a lengthy illness. 

She was born on May 23, 1955, the daughter of the late Arthur and Mary Topolski.

Enjoying life as an avid horse and cow show person in her younger years,  Joanne also enjoyed painting, drawing, baking, and crafts.
Joanne's love of teaching began at St. Joseph’s School teaching 6th grade and Jr. High, and continued instruction in social studies at Batavia Middle School and Batavia High School.  Joanne retired after a total of 17 years in education.

She is the beloved sister of Carol & Rosalie Topolski, Nick (Lisa) DiFalco, and niece of Theresa Williams and Joanne Mazur, along with the loving care of Shirley Farley & Barb Zalar.

There are no calling hours.  A Christian mass will be held at Mary Immaculate Church, Rt. 63, E. Bethany on Friday at 5 p.m. 

Following the services, everyone is invited to the family home.

Monetary donations may be sent to the family for a scholarship in memory of Joanne for a graduating senior at Batavia High School.

John Cody Printup, 82, of Batavia, died Tuesday (February 26, 2013) at his residence after a brief illness.

He was born in the Town of Alabama on June 13, 1930 a son of the late Cody and Florence Patterson Printup.

Mr. Printup was retired from Iron Workers Union Local # 33 in Rochester.  He served with the US Army during the Korean War and was the recipient of the United States Service Medal, Korean Service Medal with 3 Bronze Stars and a  Purple Heart.

Surviving is his wife, Dorothy M. White Printup, three daughters, Patricia (Gerard) Potrzebowski of Batavia, Jody L. Printup of Batavia and Mary B. Printup of Batavia.  A son, John C. Printup Jr. of Batavia.  Four grandchildren, Naomi (Jeff) Hansen, Angus Abrams, Brett Judd and Aaron Printup.  A great grandson, Drew Hansen.   He was the father of the late Laurie Printup Judd and brother of the late, Arlene Logan, Patricia Logan, Gerald "Jim" Printup, Shirley Gaye Pritt, James "Flo" Printup and Neal Printup.

Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Friends of the family are cordially invited to share their thoughts, fond memories and condolences with the family on Thursday from 4 - 8 pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, where services will be Friday at 10am with Rev. Robert Dean officiating.   Interment will be in Grand View Cemetery with full Military Honors.

Those desiring may make memorials to The Chosin Few, C/O Frank Kaiser, 421 Lynnhaven Dr. Charleston, W. VA   25302.    

Expressions of condolence may be made at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA,  RONALD P. KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR.

Suzanne Rene Poodry, 65, of Batavia, died Tuesday (February 25, 2013) at Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness.

She was born in Buffalo on January 24, 1948, a daughter of the late Royden and Julia Crouse Poodry.

Ms. Poodry was a graduate of Bryant and Stratton Business Institute and attended SUNY Buffalo.  She was an office worker for Strippitt Co. in Akron for many years.

Surviving are two sisters, Janice (Guy) Falcone of So. Weymouth, MA and Wilma (Angelo) Ianni of Akron.  A nephew, Anthony (Stormy) Falcone and a niece, Deborah (Matt) Bace.  She is the sister of the late, Neal Poodry.

Services will be conducted at the convenience of the family.

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

Age 86, of Batavia, died peacefully Sunday morning February 24, 2013 at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Facility. She was born March 14, 1926 in Washington, DC, a daughter, of the late Linwood D. & Agnes S. (McKnight) Eichelbeger, also preceded in death by her husband, James V. Pontillo Sr.; son, James V. Pontillo Jr.; sister, Mary V. Cook and granddaughter, Jeanne V. Pontillo

She was a longtime member of St. Mary’s Church and also attended the Faith Community Chapel. A switchboard operator in Washington before moving to Batavia where she was head teller for the former Marine Midland Bank. Jeanne was always active in Notre Dame High School while her children attended. She will be remembered as a loving, caring mother and grandmother who enjoyed cooking and baking.

Surviving are her loving daughters, Carol J. Carney of North Carolina and Linda (Joseph) Pratt of Ohio; brothers, Alfred (Anita) Eichelberger and James Eichelberger both of Maryland; 10 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild along with many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may visit from 2-4 & 7-9 PM on Friday March 1, 2013 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Saturday March 2. Memorials in Jeanne’s memory are suggested to a charity of the donor’s choice. Burial will be alongside her beloved husband in St. Joseph’s Cemetery and for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

THE FAMILY OF JEANNE E. PONTILLO IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

 

Scott R. Paul, 57 of Batavia, died February 26, 2013 at the United Memorial Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born August 8, 1955 in Auburn, NY to Robert (Yvonne) Paul of Perinton, NY and the late Helen (Cregg) Paul. Scott owned and operated Center Street Smokehouse with his brother Cregg. He loved graphic design and did all of the graphic design work for the restaurant along with designing the interior of the building with Cregg. He graduated from the University of Maryland and went on to work at Booz Allen. Scott was an avid golfer that loved music, photography and played the guitar. He is preceded in death by a sister Ellen Shucker.

He is survived by his beloved companion Donna Sullivan of Batavia; father Robert (Yvonne) Pual of Perinton; brother Cregg Paul of Batavia; sisters Lisa (Ron) Benke of Greece; Denise (Jim) Peterson of East Rochester; Amy (Robert) Digby, Jennifer (Craig) Coughlin both of Virginia along with 7 nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. A Celebration of Scott’s life for family and close friends will take place on Friday March 1st from 1 to 4 PM at Center Street Smokehouse. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday March 4th 10:30 AM at Holy Family Church 85 North Street Auburn, NY 13021. Interment will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Auburn.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to family to be distributed to various charities. 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, NY 14020.

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