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CaroleAnn Clack, 79, of Albion, NY, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at Supportive Care of Orleans, Albion, with her loving family and friends at her side.

Born on June 9, 1943 in Ontario, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Grant and Marjorie Jackson. CaroleAnn married the late Richard “Barney” Clack on May 16, 1970 in Ontario and they settled in Albion, NY. She was employed with LaMont Fruit Farms and lastly as a Finance Officer with Bardon
Homes of Lockport, NY. She enjoyed reading and was an avid seamstress and quilter, having made many quilts and baby blankets for family, friends and nursing homes. In her younger years, she was an experienced water-skier and enjoyed giving lessons.

CaroleAnn is survived by a sister-in-law, Cynthia (Richard) Richmond; nieces and nephews, Joseph, Michael (Marj) Richmond and Amber (Scott) Snyder, all of Batavia, a great- nephew and niece, Graydon and Morgan Richmond, an aunt-in-law, Penelope Galley of Indiana and many cousins. Also surviving is her dear friend, Susan Hill and her family, Matthew (Denise) Hill, Johanna (Robert) Kwandrans, great- nieces and nephews, Montana Kwandrans, Robert Kwandrans Jr., Jeremy (Hannah) Hill, Kristin (Jesse) Follman, Lindsey Hill and great-great nieces and nephews, Easton Hill, Maverick Hill, Tucker Hill, Hadley Hill, Remi Follman, Aspen Follman and her faithful companion, Damon and her nephews from Canada, Grant, Robbie, and J.R. Jackson.
Besides her parents and husband, CaroleAnn is predeceased by a brother, John and her dear friend, Buzz Hill.
A memorial service will be held on a later date to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to Supportive Care of Orleans, 14080 NY-31, Albion, NY 14411 or to an animal shelter of one’s choice.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St. Medina, NY 14103
Please light a candle or share a memory of CaroleAnn at: www.bogantuttlefunerals.com

Elba - Loraine J.  Yungfleisch, “Ma”, 88 of Elba passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at Strong Memorial Hospital.

Loraine was born on July 27, 1934 in Albion, a daughter of the late Lloyd Kuhn Sr. and Alma Carlson Kuhn.

Loraine enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She loved all her pets and will be missed by her cat, Sambo.

Loraine is predeceased by her husband, Carl F. Yungfleisch who passed away on January 29, 2011.

She is survived by her children, Alan (Rosemarie) Yungfleisch of Elba, Robert (Colleen) Yungfleisch of East Pembroke, Sharon (Jeff) Hillabush of Albion, Mark Yungfleisch of Elba and  Annie Yungfleisch of Elba; beloved grandmother of Kristen (Tom) Englerth, Stephanie Carlsen, Courtney (Matt) Campbell, Krisha Yungfleisch, Ryan Yungfleisch and Adam (Amanda) Yungfleisch; nine great-grandchildren; Thomas, Mia, Harper and Nora Englerth, Makenzie, Ryleigh and Kadyn Carlsen and Gage and Owen Campbell; her sister-in-law, Gloria Kuhn of Albion along with nieces, nephews and cousins.

She is predeceased by her siblings, Lloyd Kuhn, Jr., Mary Jane Marek, Arnold Kuhn and Clark Kuhn.

There are no prior visiting hours.  Graveside services for Loraine will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022 at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Elba. At Loraine's request, all in attendance for services are encouraged to dress casual. A reception and time of fellowship will follow graveside services at 12:00 pm at the Elba Fire Department Recreation Hall, 7143 Oak Orchard Road, Elba. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Elba Fire Department, P.O. Box 58, Elba, New York 14058.  To leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle in her memory, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Ho, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.

ritter_joseph_-_photo1.jpgJoseph D. Ritter “Joe”, 67 of Corfu, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday (July 27, 2022) at his residence.

He was born May 4, 1955 in Batavia, a son of the late John Sr. and Helen Dziuba Ritter.

Joe was in the cheese business for most of his life after high school. He was employed for Kutter’s Cheese and then Cabot Creamery prior to his retirement. Joe was a family man who would give the shirt off of his back for anyone. He loved to tinker around on anything and was a fan of Cub Cadet and Ford vehicles. He was a gentle giant who will be missed by so many people who were blessed to have known him.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Szelagiewicz Ritter of Corfu. Daughters, Jill (Greg) Colombo of Williamsville and Janet (James) Stady of Lancaster. Grandchildren, Kyle and Aaron Colombo, Vida and Ayla Stady. Siblings, Robert (Cindy) Ritter of Corfu, Sharon (late Joseph) Koszuta of Akron, Julie (Gary) Fillion of Rochester, John (late Joanne) Ritter of Corfu, Karl (Stephanie) Ritter of Easton, PA and Mark (LaDonna) Ritter of Millbrook, AL. Step-mother, Carol Ritter of Akron. Step-brother, Scott (Brenda) Muir of Avon. Step-sister, Darlene (Bruce) Curtis of Corfu. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may attend visitation on Sunday (July 31st) from 4-7pm at the C.B. BEACH & SON MORTUARY, INC, 4-6 Main St., Corfu, NY. His Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, 10am at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 18 West Main St, Corfu, NY. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Batavia, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society www.cancer.org.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE C.B. BEACH & SON MORTUARY, INC., 4-6 MAIN STREET, CORFU, NY 14036.

 

 

Barbara A. Tooley, age 86, of Batavia, passed away peacefully Monday, July 25,2022.

    barbara_ann_tooley_0.jpg Her gentle, soft spoken, big hearted soul was born in Batavia to the late Kenneth and Alida (Needham) Smart of East Pembroke, where she resided all through her school years. Barbara went on graduating from Corfu High School, class of 1954. Several years later working as a Secretary until retirement for the former L. J. Groths & Sons.

     After retirement, she enjoyed spending her time shopping, crafting, quilting/sewing and having lunch with her friends, ("the girls"). Most of all, her biggest pride and joy was her family, which she loved very much.

     She leaves behind many saddened and broken hearts. Her Brother, Robert (Cathy) Smart of Corfu and sister, Vera (Robert) Newton of East Pembroke; Five children: Timothy Tooley of Medina, Jeffery Tooley of Texas, Jonathan (Charlene) Tooley of East Bethany, Ruth (Randy) Carter of Georgia, and David (Celena) Tooley of West Virginia. Nineteen Grandchildren, Twenty Four Great-Grandchildren and many Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Friends.

     Family and Friends are invited to calling hours on Monday, August 1, 2022 from 4 ~7 PM at Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake St. Rd. (Rt. 19), LeRoy. There will be a short church service, Tuesday, August 2,2022, 11:00 AM at The City Church, 210 E. Main St., Batavia; directly followed by her final resting place at Hillside Cemetery, East Pembroke.

     Contributions in memory of Barbara are suggested to either St. Jude Children's Hospital or to an animal shelter organization of the donor's choice.

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

larry2.jpg  Lawrence Lee Rowcliffe, son of Wallace E. Rowcliffe and Gertrude Rowcliffe died on Wednesday the 27th of July 2022, in the Veterans Hospital in Batavia, New York. He married Debra K. Rowcliffe of Oakfield New York on 18 April 1981. He was a loyal husband, they were married for 41 years and he loved her intensely, until his last day of life his final words to her were "I love you, I love you, I love you."

Larry was the fourth child of Wallace and Gertrude.  He is preceded in death by his sisters, Barbara Whaley and Betty Cintorino. He is survived by his older sister, Milda Tillotson and his younger brother, Gary Rowcliffe.

He was a father to seven children, Alan Rhodes, Jasen Rowcliffe, Amy Coughlin, Christopher Rhodes, Jerrod Rowcliffe, Brad Rhodes and Joleen Aquina. As a father, he taught us the meaning of hard work and the value of a dollar. He was always the first to put his hook in the water when fishing, and patient enough to help you untangle your line when you had made a mess of things. He had his favorite fishing spots, but we have been sworn under pain of haunting, to not reveal them, so you're on your own.

He loved to be outdoors, trapping, fishing and hunting, but he was at his best at the Sport of Kings talking to complete strangers and enjoying good coffee, with his Veterans group and few remaining friends.

He was very proud of being a Vietnam Veteran, and his time in the service. He was wounded in battle in 1965 and awarded the Bronze Star for his bravery, and a Purple Heart for his sacrifice upon the alter of freedom "Freedom is Never Free". He will be sorely missed by his surviving family and friends.

There will be no prior calling hours and Funeral Services will be held privately for the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.  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.

Berney V. Staats, age 86, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning (July 27, 2022) at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

   berney_v._staats_0.jpg  He was born May 20, 1936, in Albany, New York, son of the late Willard and Lillian Staats. After attending Ravena Coeymans High School, where he was President of the Student Council, in 1954, he entered the United States Air Force and served overseas in England during the Korean War. He married Joan F. Henry in 1962, and they spent 59 loving, caring years together. Berney was active in the Stafford Fire Department and the American Legion, and served as Commander of the Batavia American Legion post.

     A devoted father and grandfather who nurtured his daughters’ interests in music and theater, and attended all of his grandsons’ baseball, football, and basketball games, Berney was also an avid reader, Yankees and Bills fan, golf and social media enthusiast, carpenter, gardener, and nature lover.

     He will be sadly missed by his daughters Marian Staats (Thomas Bowen) and Cindy (Steven) Dumbleton; grandsons Steven and Joshua Dumbleton; sister-in-law Agnes Bohl; and brother James Staats.

     Berney’s family would like to extend their appreciation to the Palliative Care Center at Strong Memorial Hospital for the wonderful care of their father and grandfather.

     Family and friends are invited to his Rite of Christian Burial which will be held on Monday, August 1st at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Peter’s Church, 44 Lake St., LeRoy. Interment with military honors will follow in Morganville Cemetery.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation or Strong Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Center.

     Your memories and condolences may be shared with Berney’s family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.

Batavia - David R.  Kuehl, 56 of Batavia passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022.

He was born Tuesday, December 7th, 1965 in Batavia, a son of the late Charles J. Kuehl Sr. and Joyce M. Hyde Kuehl.

A 1985 graduate of Batavia High School, he was a member of the Polish Falcons Nest No. 493 in Batavia and loved the Buffalo Bills, NASCAR and Lynyrd Skynyrd.  His family wishes to offer their sincere thanks and gratitude to his “family” at Kelly’s Holland Inn for their years of friendship and support shown to Dave.

He is survived by his siblings, Lorene (Randy) Wilford, Charles J. (Christine) Kuehl, Jr., Dennis (Yvonne) Kuehl and Cynthia Pike; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

There are no prior visiting hours. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 6th, 2022 at West Bethany Cemetery, 4334 Brown Road, East Bethany. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, New York 14021. To leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.

Batavia - Esther S. Carmel, 87 of Batavia, passed away on Monday, (July 25, 2022) at her home in Batavia.

Mrs. Carmel was born November 26, 1934 in Perry, a daughter of the late Joseph and Marian (Hottois) Goodie.

Esther was a member of the Alexander Central School Class of 1953. She loved and enjoyed being with her family and friends. She enjoyed crocheting, westerns, cooking shows, camping, and traveling to Canada with her late husband, Andre; and meeting with her classmates for breakfast at Sport of Kings.

Esther is the wife of the late Andre Carmel who passed away October 22, 2016.

Surviving are her children, Laura Cunningham of Attica, Carol Robinson of Batavia, and Jeff (Kim) Bauer of Batavia; several grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; a brother, Elmo Goodie. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Preceded in death by a son, Douglas A. Bauer (d. 2019); granddaughter, Cassandra Robinson (d. 1985); siblings, Myrtie Nieder, Julia Dzierzanowski, Estella Mae Byers, Mary Ellen Campbell, Joseph Goodie, John, Goodie, and Leo Goodie.

Family and friends are invited to call on Monday  from 10 to 11:00 am at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street in Batavia, where Esther's Funeral Service will be held immediately following visitation. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in Attica.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Beachhead Veterans Club, 3188 Broadway Road, Alexander, New York 14005 or Crossroads House, PO Box 403, Batavia, New York 14021. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

bochynski_leonard_-_photo1.jpgLeonard P. Bochynski, 89 of Rochester, formerly of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday (July 26, 2022) at the Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center in Rochester.

He was born October 27, 1932 in Buffalo, NY, a son of the late Peter and Pelagia Marlinski Bochynski.

Leonard served his country with the U.S. Army from 1952-1954, where he was stationed in Germany. He was a New York State Trooper for 21 years and then employed by Rochester Liquor Company for 19 years prior to his retirement. When he retired in 1994, he and his wife spent their winters in Sabastian, Florida. Over the years, he remodeled homes, made furniture, and helped his kids in making items for their own homes. He enjoyed reading, movies, playing sudoku and crossword puzzles. He and his wife also loved to dance and travel. Leonard was a thoughtful person and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Survivors include his loving wife of 39 years, Mary Lou Francis Bochynski of Rochester. Children, Margaret (Chris) Paul, Beth (Steve) McKenna, Martha (Jim) Tucker, John Bochynski, Lisa Seifert and James (Heidi) U’Ren Sr.. Seven grandchildren, Danny, Katy, Max, Jake, Anthony, Michael, and James. Four great-grandchildren, Ellie, Nolan, Colin and Mae. Also survived by nieces and nephews.

He was the brother of the late Alice Bejerski.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Friday (July 29th) from 4-7pm at the J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia. Burial with military honors will be in the Western New York National Cemetery in Corfu, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hildebrandt hospice Care Center, 2652 Ridgeway Ave, Rochester, NY 14626. Expressions of sympathy 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.

 

 

Batavia - Rev. Douglas A. Knorr, 68 of Batavia, passed away on Friday, (April 8, 2022) at his home in Batavia.

Rev. Knorr was born July 25, 1953 in Rochester, a son of the late Arlene (late Albert) Knorr Keys.

Doug was a veteran of the US Army and was very proud to have become an ordained minister in 2018. Enjoyed grilling and was an avid Buffalo Sabres and Bills fan. He adored his cats and could often be found passing time playing his PlayStation.

Surviving are his daughters, Bethann (Michael) Mogenhan of Brockport, and Louise Whitlock of Maryland; his grandson, Jonathon Mogenhan; and family friend, Denise Osswald

Family and Friends may call on Thursday (July 28, 2022) from 11 a.m. to 12 noon the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street in Batavia, where Doug's memorial service will immediately follow visitation. Burial will be in Western New York National Cemetery in Pembroke.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a veterans' charity of the donor's choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home in Batavia.  Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

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