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Walter W. Kolberg, 78 of Attica, passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at Wyoming County Community Hospital. He was born August 13, 1935 in Auburn to the late William H. (Mary Ryan) Kolberg. Mr. Kolberg worked at Attica Garage for many years, the Village of Attica as a mechanic as well as the Town of Attica where he was a mechanic and plow operator. He was a member of the Attica Fire Department for many years as a fireman, Chief, treasurer and he was also a member of the Masons. He is preceded in death by his sisters Florence Wagner and Mary Hartrick.

Mr. Kolberg is survived by his wife Leona M. Kolberg of Attica; children  Paul (Jamie) Kolberg of Batavia; Sharie (Richard) Vlack of Elba; Daryl Kolberg of Attica; 4 grandchildren, Ryan and Alan Vlack; Alex and Cristina Kolberg.

There will be no prior calling hours. An 11:00 Funeral Service will take place on Saturday January 11, 2014 at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main St. Attica, NY 14011. There will be a luncheon immediately following the service at the Trinity United Methodist Church 75 Main St. Attica, NY 14011.He will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Attica Fire Department. For more information please call 591-1212. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.
 

DOUGLAS A. SHEARER Age 68, of Medina, died peacefully Sunday morning January 4, 2014 at the Buffalo VA Medical Center. He was born August 8, 1945 in Niagara Falls, NY, to the late Albert A. and Lorraine (Waldraff-Kramarz) Shearer also preceded in death by his sister, Charlene "Cookie" Joy.

   Doug was a very proud veteran who served two tours of duty in the Vietnam War with the United States Air Force. In his younger years he enjoyed fishing, as he aged he enjoyed cooking, Nascar and his simple country life in Western New York. Doug will be remembered as a quiet man with a wonderful sense of humor and quick wit.

   Surviving is his sister, Phyllis Hess of Medina; brother, Lawrence (Jeanette) Kramarz of Byron along with many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

   There is no prior visitation, funeral services and military honors will be held privately by the family.

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

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

 

Rochester ~ Clara G. Mancuso, age 93, formerly of LeRoy, passed away early Friday morning, January 3, 2014 at the Episcopal Church Home in Rochester, where she had resided the last few years.

     Miss Mancuso was born February 21, 1920 in LeRoy, a daughter of the late George and Carrie Caccamise Mancuso.

     Friends are invited to attend her funeral service on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 3 P.M. at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt 19), LeRoy.  Interment will be in St. Francis Cemetery.

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

LeRoy ~ Catherine M. Green, age 96, formerly of St. Augustine, FL, passed away early this morning (Friday, Jan. 3, 2014) at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home.

      Mrs. Green was born December 15, 1917 in LeRoy, a daughter of the late Charles and Florence Gross Blood.

     She will be remembered for her artistic abilities, working with stained glass, water colors, sewing and wood working.  She was a member of the Homemaker Club and the German Club.  She also loved to attend the flea markets.

     Mrs. Green is survived by her children, Karen (Robert) Faulkner of Bergen, Charles (Margaret) Green of Minoa and Robert (MaryAnn) Green of Edgerton, KS, her sister, Jane Kerby of Dover, DE, 18 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, 3 great great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. 

     She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest "Chubby" Green, a daughter and son-in-law, Ann Marie (Mary) and Richard Keenan, a son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Sandra Green, and 3 siblings, Francis Blood, Virginia Lyttle and Raymond Blood.

     Family and friends are invited to attend her Rite of Christian Burial on Monday, Jan. 6  at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Parish (St. Peter's Church), 44 Lake Street, LeRoy.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to an organization of the donor's choice.

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

     Mrs. Green and her family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc.  

Joseph was born in Buffalo, New York on June 15, 1946 a son of the late Henry and Catherine McCarthy Morgante. He served with the US Army during the Vietnam War. Joseph worked for many years at the Century Warehouse in Buffalo before moving to Wyoming County, he then went to work in the kitchen at the Craig Developmental Center in Sonyea. He was an avid NASCAR racing fan, he enjoyed to read, and build model cars.

He is survived by a sister: Mary (Jeffrey) Morgante-Rice of Silver Lake, a brother: John (Barbara) Morgante of Attica, nephews: Patrick Morgante, Joshua, Travis, Zachary (Cassie) and Tyler Rice, and a niece Christine (Stacy) Tensley.

There will be no prior calling hours. A Graveside Service will be held on Monday January 6, 2014, 11:00 A.M. at Glenwood Cemetery in Perry.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wyoming County Meals on Wheels C/O The office of the aging 5362 Mungers Mill Rd. Silver Springs, New York 14550. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

Shirley J. Williams, 78 of East Bethany, passed away on January 2, 2014 at her home. She was born July 13, 1935 in Corfu to the late William (Ella Maleski) Schosek. Shirley was retired from B.O.C.E.S. in Batavia and she was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Attica where she was very active for over 50 years. She volunteered at My Sister’s Closet in the YWCA and Meals on Wheels. She loved family gatherings, garage sales and baking especially pies. She is preceded in death by her husband Eldon F. Williams in 2008; brother Raymond Schosek, sisters Ruth Charvella and Ethel Perrone.

Survivors  include her  children Charles (Terry) Merritt of Batavia; Gary (Tracy) Merritt of LeRoy; Stephen (Danielle) Merritt of Batavia; Patricia (Dan) Brinkman of Elba; Judy Mills of LeRoy; Pamela (John) Saxon of Henrietta; Craig (Daneen) Williams of E. Bethany; Jeff Martin of Rochester; brother William Schosek of Ft. Myers, FL; sisters Dorothy Tupper of Clarence, Hazel Brownell of LeRoy, 17 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews also survive.

Friends are invited to call on Monday January 6, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia. Funeral services will be held at 11AM Tuesday January 7, 2014 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 11 Washington Street, Attica, NY 14011. She will be laid to rest in East Bethany Rural Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 11 Washington Street, Attica, NY 14011. 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.

Virginia C. Thompson, 95 of Madeira Beach, FL, passed away on Saturday December 28, 2013 at the Suncoast Hospice Facility in Pinellas Park, FL. She was born July 16, 1918 in Lackawanna to the late Ermilento (Matilda Dello Russo) Marrano. Mrs. Thompson was retired from the former St. Jerome’s Hospital in Batavia as a RN and Head Surgical Nurse. She was a member of St. Vincent’s Church in Attica for many years. She is preceded in death by her husband George M. Thompson who passed away on May 29, 1998.Also preceded in death sisters Lucy Eusanio; Viola Orazetti; Mary Ilardo;  brothers Carmen, Charles, and Victor Marrano.

Mrs. Thompson is survived by her children George M. (Dawn) Thompson of VA; Michaelene (Robert) Dun of Attica; Andrew C.(Joanna) Thompson of CO; ; brother Ralph (Evelyn Marrano of Atlanta Ga.; 4 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family. She will be laid to rest in St. Vincent’s Cemetery, Attica.

Memorials may be made to Stevens Memorial Library or Suncoast Hospice, Pinellas Park FL 33782. For more information please call (585) 591-1212. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

Alan Crawford King, 83, of Akron, passed away on Tuesday (December 30, 2013) at the Buffalo Hospice Palliative Care Center in Cheektowaga.

He was born in Buffalo on October 20, 1930, son of the late Albert and Ruth Ramsey King.

Mr. King was a graduate of Bennett High School and attended Empire College.  He served with the New York State National Guard and retired from the New York State Dept. of Taxation and Finance.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Patricia Turner King of Akron. Children, Linda Harrington, Deborah (Mark) Medakovich, Karen (Richard) Bushen, Jeffrey (Lynnette) LaMontagne, Jacqueline Dillon, David (Elizabeth) LaMontagne.  Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share memories, condolences and thoughts on Saturday (January 4th) from 9:30am-11:30am at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 John St., Akron, NY.  Funeral services will follow at the funeral home at 11:30am.  Interment will be in Evergreen Lawn Cemetery in Akron.

Flowers are gratefully declined and the family would appreciate memorial contributions in Alan’s name be made to Buffalo Hospice Foundation, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227 or Hearts and Hands, 50 John St., Akron, NY 14001.

Expressions of condolence may be made 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.

Helen was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 25, 1921 a daughter of the late Stanley and Mary (Witek) Jaroszewski. Helen retired from the former Champion Products in Perry in 1986 where she worked in the folding department. She attended the Brick Presbyterian Church in Perry. She enjoyed crocheting, traveling and spending time with family. She is preceded in death by sisters Virginia Zarkowski and Lottie Bucci.

She is survived by a brother: Emil (Anna) Jaroszewski of Perry, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 12-2 PM on Saturday January 4, 2014 at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, NY 14530. Funeral Services will follow the visitation, 2:00 PM at the Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest in Glenwood Cemetery, Perry.

Memorials may be made to the donor's choice. For more information please call 237-2626 or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

Daniel J. Krzesinski, 86 of Bennington, passed away on Tuesday December 31, 2013 at Buffalo General Hospital. He was born October 17, 1927 in Buffalo to the late Felix (Victoria Michalak) Krzesinski. Mr. Krzesinski is a United States Army Veteran, member of the DAV, American Legion, VFW, NYST, WNYST and Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Bennington. He attended Buffalo Technical High School, Canisius College (BS), New York State University at Buffalo (MS in Education). After serving in the military he was hired by the Buffalo Board of Education where he worked for forty years as a Science Teacher, Guidance Counselor and Administrator. His hobbies included lapidary, woodworking, leather, and wood carving. He is preceded in death by his siblings Edwin and Sonya Krzesinski.

Mr. Kresinski is survived by his wife Dolores M. (Okoniewski) Krzesinski of Bennington; children Victoria (Paul) Peters of Clifton Park; Noel (Alex) Krzesinski of Rochester; Richard (Laurie) Krzesinski of Herndon, VA; 4 grandchildren, Nicole, Alexander, Damien and Sonja along with several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Friday January 3, 2014 from 5 to 8 at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, NY 14011. A   10:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday January 4, 2014 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish (Bennington Center) 1230 Clinton St. Attica, NY 14011. He will be laid to rest in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers (if sending flowers please send potted plants only) memorials may be made to the ECMC – TICU 462 Grider St., Suite G-1, Buffalo, NY 14215 or the UMMC – ER, 127 North St. Batavia, NY 14020. For more information please call 591-1212. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.
 

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