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Batavia - Mrs. Annette Marshall, 86, of Batavia, died Saturday (May 11, 2013) at the New York State Veterans Home in Batavia.

Mrs. Marshall was born March 1, 1927 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Michael and Frances Conforto.

A member of Resurrection Parish, Mrs. Marshall’s passion was her home, family and being a master gardener.

Survivors include her children, Donna (David) McKendree of Clinton, Michael Marshall of NYC, NY, Susan (Curtis) Marcott of Johns Island, SC, Robert A. Marshall, Jr. of Sacramento, CA, David Marshall of Columbia, MD and Rebecca (Brian) Schrader of Batavia; a sister, Molly (Eugene) Jankowski of Florida; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Batchellor of Albion; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her husband, Robert Allen Marshall Sr., who died in 2012 and a grandson, Dane Schrader who died in 2010 and 4 siblings, Ann, Theresa, Laura and Alphonso.

There are no prior calling hours.  Her Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Resurrection Parish - St. Mary's Church, 18 Ellicott Street, Batavia.  Coffee and Italian cookies will be served in the parish hall after the Mass.

She will be laid to rest at a later date with her husband in Arlington National Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to New York State Veterans Home, 220 Richmond Ave., Batavia, NY 14020. 

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

Arrangements were completed by the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home of Batavia, (585) 343-5673.


Age 68, of Holley, died peacefully Thursday morning May 9, 2013 at his home. He was born October 14, 1944 in Rochester, NY to the late Richard and Helen (Hoard) Hutchinson, also preceded in death by his brother, James.

Mr. Hutchinson was a short order cook, car salesman, large machine salesman and found his niche as a C&C programmer; in 2010 he retired from Gettinge in Rochester and within 6 months found himself back to work due to his talents being missed. Hutch retired “for real” in January 2013 and what a shock, often was called back as a consultant. In his early years he enjoyed boating, camping and was a member of the St. Joe’s Drum & Bugle Corp. In 1969 he enlisted in the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1975. His passion for the Drum Corp. continued as he joined the Rochester Phoenix Sr. Drum & Bugle Corp. from 75-76, after many years of inactivity, Hutch became a charter member of the Mighty St. Joe’s Alumni Drum & Bugle Corp. He loved to vacation and travel with friends, including trips to Italy, England, Hawaii, Alaska and cruises to the Caribbean, was very fond of history, especially of WWII and enjoyed sharing this with others. Hutch enjoyed telling stories, was the best joke teller around, and had a contagious laugh, a passion and love for everyone he met with none bigger that the passion and love he had for his daughter, Mandy.

Surviving is his loving fiancé, Beverly (Groff) Fredericks of Holley; cherished daughter, Mandy of Rochester and her son, Caleb; sister-in-law, Pat Hutchinson; aunt, Carol Novosel; uncle, Richard Hoard along with many dear friends.

Family and friends may visit from 2-4 & 7-9 PM Monday May 13, 2013 at the  Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where a Celebration of Life will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday May 14. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Hutch’s memory are suggested to any local DAV Chapter (Disabled American Veterans) and burial will be in Pioneer Cemetery, Akron, New York.

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


Corfu - Melvin C. Price, 86, of the Corfu area and Palmetto, FL passed away Tuesday (May 7, 2013) in Batavia.

Melvin was born July 13, 1926 at home in East Pembroke, a son of Roy C. and Nellie L. Price.  He was a self-employed Plumber, Electrician and Heating Contractor.  Very active in the Corfu area during his working years, he recently split his time between Western New York and Palmetto, Florida.  He was a member of the Corfu United Presbyterian Church and Westminster Presbyterian Church of Bradenton, FL.

Melvin was involved in the community through his participation in the East Pembroke Grange, Corfu I.O.O.F. Lodge 634, Boy Scout Troop 67 committee and the Genesee County Fair Board of Directors.  He was also a past Chief of the Corfu Fire Department.  In Florida, he was instrumental in continuing the Western New York picnic, as well as being active in the Tropic Isles Mobile Park.

Melvin, along with Franklin Doll, developed Thompson Drive and Long's Lane in Corfu.  He was also a founding partner of Corfu Plaza in addition to being the builder/co-owner (with his wife Helen) of Price's Laundry Basket laundromat.

Melvin was predeceased by his parents, Helen C. Price,  his wife of 51 years and his brother and sister-in-law Horace B. and Ellen Price. 

He is survived by two sons, Kenneth (Diane) Price of West Batavia and Keith (Joan) Price of East Pembroke and a daughter, Karla Price of Dacula, GA; as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Mary and Tom Tomlinson and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may call Friday 6-8 p.m. at the  C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc. 4 East Main St., Corfu.  On Saturday, calling hours will be from 1-3 p.m. at the Corfu United Presbyterian Church, 63 Allegheny St., Corfu. The Funeral service will follow at the church at 3 p.m. Burial will be in Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Corfu.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Corfu United Presbyterian Church PO Box 159 Corfu, NY 14036 or Crossroads House PO Box 403 Batavia, NY 14021.

Frankie Joseph Scanlon, 74, Bradenton, Florida (formerly of Rome, NY) died Saturday May 4th from a brief battle with cancer. He was born to the late Frank and Gladys Ann Scanlon, May 15th, 1938 in Herkimer, NY. Frank, a proud Marine completed his service in the United States Marine Corps. He later married Sandra Resznyak and became employed as a Mental Health Therapy Aide at Marcy and Utica Psychiatric Centers. Frank was a dedicated employee who showed compassion and dignity for the patients he cared for during his 35 years of employment. In 1983, he was honored with the prestigious award of New York State Office of Mental Health Employee of the Year.

Frank was an avid softball player and bowler in the Central New York area.  He had a ‘Heart of a Champion’ with a passion to play and pursue his love of sports throughout his life.  He was a proud follower of Rome Catholic High School sports when his children attended. During his retirement years, Frank enjoyed traveling to visit children and grandchildren, perfecting his golf game, horse racing, walking the beach, enjoying a good cheeseburger, baseball games and trips to the casino with his loving companion, Irene.

His truest of love and devotion were to his grandchildren, Bryan, Steven, Michael, Andrew, Corey, Michelle, Joseph and Nicholas. He loved them dearly and enjoyed watching them participate in a variety of sporting and school events.  Frank was an authentic, genuine man with a strong commitment to his family and love of life. He enjoyed sharing his enthusiasm for fun.

Frank is survived by his children; Shelley (Paul) Falitico, of Batavia, Michael (Mary) Scanlon of Cicero and Aimee (Massimo) Martinucci of Batavia. His brother James (Helen) Scanlon of Ilion, sister Eleanor Ann (Kenneth) Shermanske of Aurora, Colorado and several nieces, nephews and many cousins. He is also survived by his loving companion of many years, Irene Botts of Florida.

The family invites friends to reminisce and celebrate Frank’s life on May 24, 2013 from 3-7pm at the Barry Funeral Home in Rome, NY. A memorial service follows at 7pm.
In Lieu of flowers, a gift to the UMMC Foundation c/o Comfort Care Room, 127 North Street Batavia, New York 14020 in memory of Frank Scanlon is greatly appreciated. For more information please call 343-8260 or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

Mrs. Evelyn R. Peck, 92 of East Pembroke, died Thursday May 9, 2013 at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia. She was born March 3, 1921 in Clarence to the late Edward (Anna Hartwig) Zimmerman. Mrs. Peck was a homemaker and an active member of the East Pembroke Cornerstone Church. She was an avid crocheter, actively involved in the church bazaar’s, she enjoyed gardening, flowers and sewing. Mrs. Peck was preceded in death by her husband Russell M. Peck  in 1996, brothers Edward and Norman Zimmerman and her twin sister Erna Heintzman.

She is survived by her son Kevin Peck of East Pembroke, daughter Cheryl (Thomas) Ronan of Batavia; two grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. 

Friends are invited to call on Saturday May 11, 2013 from 1 to 2 PM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Funeral Services will follow calling hours at 2:00 PM. Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery, East Pembroke, NY.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the East Pembroke Cornerstone Church 2583 Main Road East Pembroke, NY 14056. To sign the online guest registry 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.

Mary A. Terol, 98, of Batavia, went lovingly to the Lord on Wednesday (May 8, 2013) at United Memorial Medical Center after a brief illness.

Mary was born on September 13, 1914, in Batavia, the eldest daughter of Paul and Anna Tatarka Terol.  She had been employed at Minor Shoe Factory and Eastman Kodak, but spent most of her adult life as a caregiver for her parents and babysitter for her many nieces and nephews.  Ms. Terol was a lifetime member of Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph Church). 

Aunt Mary had a “green Thumb” and could make anything grow.  Her house had many beautiful plants, and her gardens were admired by many.  Her heart was as beautiful as her plants; it was open for everyone.  She enjoyed her dog Pepe, reading, and doing crossword puzzles, which she enjoyed up until the last few days; also Christmas parties that were held at her house every year for many many years, where all the family gathered.  Mary was especially fond of playing cards and other games with her great nieces and nephews.

Survivors include her sister, Helen Terol. Niece and special caregiver, Patricia (John) Brumsted.  Nieces, Tonya Terol and Clare (Ron) Sloat. Nephews, Robert (Beverly) Terol, William (Josie) Shaw, and Michael (Patricia) Lucas.  Also survived by 13 great, 28 great-great, and 9 great-great-great nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her sisters, Annie Terol, Julia Shaw, Catherine Terol and Angela Lucas and brothers, Joseph Terol and Anthony Terol.

Friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and memories with the family on Friday (Today) from 6-8pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, 9:30am at Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph Church).

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation or Crossroads House.

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, NY. Ronald Konieczny II, Director & Proprietor.


Wyoming - Kailee Bridges, 20, of Wyoming, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday (May 7, 2013) at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

Kailee was born February 13, 1993 in Leesburg, FL, the daughter of Dean and Kerri (Engates) Griffith of Wyoming.

Kailee was currently serving with the United States Marine Corps.   She will be remembered as a caring and selfless person, who had a love for life and enjoyed spending time with her friends.  She also loved animals and the outdoors.

Surviving along with her parents are her husband, Justin Bridges of Wyoming; a daughter, Lilly Bridges of Wyoming; two brothers, Josh Griffith and Zakary Griffith, both of Wyoming and several aunts, uncles and cousins.  

Calling hours are Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, 238 Vine Street, Batavia. Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, also at Grace Baptist Church.  Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery, Batavia.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 101 John James Audubon Parkway West, Amherst, NY 14228.

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

Arrangements were completed by the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home of Batavia, (585) 343-8868.



Batavia / LeRoy ~ Dorothy L. Sherwood, age 83, of Batavia, passed away in the loving presence of her family late Tuesday afternoon (May 7, 2013) at the New York State Veterans Home in Batavia.

     She was born September 15, 1929 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Harry and Jenny Lynch Scheuing.

     Mrs. Sherwood will be remembered as a very loving and caring mother and grandmother, who was devoted to her family.  She raised six children and took great pride in them and their families.

     She is survived by her children; Mary (Francis) Michienzi of Cape Cod, William D. Sherwood of Denver, Kathleen (Timothy) Kelly of Buffalo, Edward Sherwood of Batavia, Phillip (Maria) Sherwood of Rochester and Jennifer (Erik) Triftshauser of LeRoy; 12 grandchildren; dear friends, Betty Grice and Barbara Brown, along with many loving sisters in law, brothers in law, nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her husband, William H. Sherwood Jr. and her 9 siblings.

     Dorothy’s family wish to acknowledge and thank her NYS Veterans Home staff family for their many years of care and compassion.

     Family and friends may call on the family on Friday, May 10 from 3 ~ 7 P.M. at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Rd. (Rt. 19 north), LeRoy.  Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 10 A.M. at Our Lady of Mercy Parish (St. Peter’s Site).  Private interment will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Batavia.  The courtesy of no flowers is requested with memorials suggested to either Notre Dame High School, 73 Union St., Batavia, N.Y. or the Michael Napoleone Memorial Foundation Inc., P. O. Box 267, Batavia, N.Y. 14021.

Mrs. Sherwood and her family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc.  For more information, please contact Vern at (585) 768-2400.

Betsy M. Shirley, 83 of Perry, died May 7, 2013 at the Wyoming County Nursing Facility in Warsaw. She was born in Perry on August 11, 1929 to the late Ward (Laura Niver) Maxson. Betsy was a 1947 graduate of Perry Central School. She worked in the cafeteria of the Perry Central School for years before she retired. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Perry. She enjoyed crocheting, reading and going to visit friends. Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Clayton E. Shirley; daughter Patricia Ann Whitton; siblings Laura Schwab, Mary Dumbleton, Nellie Towneslanckton, Martin, Ward and Reginald Maxson.

She is survived by her grandson Jesse R. Whitton of Perry; sister Eva Mae (Devoughn) Speicher of Grants Pass Oregon; son-in-law Brian Whitton of Warsaw; sister-in-law Teresa Shirley, brother-in-law Ronald Shirley along with several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Friday May 10, 2013 from 5-8pm at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC.  98 N. Main St. in Perry  where a Funeral Service will follow 8pm at the Funeral Home. Interment will take place in Glenwood Cemetery, Perry. 

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church 35 Covington St. Perry, NY 14530 or to the Office for the Aging 8 Perry Ave. Warsaw, NY 14569. For more information please call 237-2626 or to sign the online guest registry visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

Thomas S. Bush, Sr., age 85, of Silver Springs passed peacefully into the arms of the Lord on April 29, 2013, surrounded by the unwavering love of his family.

Tom was a self-employed farmer for many years and later worked for the Wyoming County Highway Department where he retired in 1989. He was a member of St. Mary’s Church (St. Isidore’s Catholic Parish) in Silver Springs. Tom enjoyed many years on the grandfather’s bowling and golf leagues. He was an active volunteer for over 30 years at the St. Mary’s Friday night bingo. Tom enjoyed Sunday gatherings with his family, his daily walks, and lived each day to the fullest.

Tom considered his life to be blessed in countless ways including his loving wife, Lois Woodard Bush, of 60 years; his children, Joe Bush of Silver Springs; Sue (Greg) Walton, of Bliss; Debbie (Brian) Gross of Castile; Marty (Doug Hammond) Bush of Rochester; Linda J. Bush of Silver Springs, Lori Bush-Siracusa of Geneseo, Tim (Linda) Bush of Silver Springs; Tom (Becky) Bush of Perry; 16 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, three sisters, Glenna Popp of Leicester, Julie (James) Gillen of Warsaw, and Adele Stewart of Citrus Heights, CA; and two brothers, Kenneth (Ann) Bush of Chili Center, and James Bush of Stuart, FL, along with many nieces and nephews.

Tom will forever be remembered by his family and friends for his gentle spirit, infectious smile, unconditional love, and uncanny sense of humor.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur (Anna Reilly) Bush; two sisters, Mary Bush and Muriel Downey; and three brothers, Arthur, Robert and Adelbert.

Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, May 3rd, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Eaton Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St, in Perry. Prayers at 10 am on Saturday, May 4th, at the funeral home will precede a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am at St. Mary’s Church in Silver Springs. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Silver Springs.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Church in Silver Springs, 23 Church St, Silver Springs, NY 14550 or Highland Hospital Department of Cardiology, 1000 South Ave, Box 15, Rochester, NY 14620. To sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or for more information please call 237-2626. Arrangements completed by the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.


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