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Mike Pieri, 52 of Rochester, died of heart and diabetes complications on May 21, 2013 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. He was born April 12, 1961 in Batavia, beloved son of Francis (Diane Mahoney) Pieri of Knoxville, TN. Despite his illness, since the age of four, Mike enjoyed life and lived it to its fullest. He had a passion for nature, fishing, hunting, antiquing, art work, and history—especially the Civil War period and local Native American history. He cherished his Catholic faith, his family, his fraternity brothers, and his vocation. He graduated from Fredonia State University and Buffalo State University with a bachelors’ degree and masters’ degree respectively. Mr. Pieri was an educator having taught at the Batavia School for the Blind and within the Batavia Public School System – John Kennedy Elementary School – for approximately 20 years. His volunteer activities included service on the Board of Directors for the Holland Land Office and serving in the Paolo Busti Italian organization.

He was a devoted father to Chad Pieri of Rochester; beloved brother of Louis (Robin) of Columbus, OH; Charles (Linda) of Middlebury, IN; Joseph (Kathleen) Pieri of Syracuse, along with several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Friday May 24, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. A 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday May 25, 2013 at Resurrection Parish-St. Mary’s Church 18 Ellicott St. Batavia, NY 14020. Interment will be at St. Vincent's Cemetery in Attica, NY.   

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association at www.diabetes.org. 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.

 

LeRoy - Douglas J. Marshall, age 58, of West Main Rd., died at home Friday morning (May 17, 2013) in the loving presence of his family.

     Doug was born September 22, 1954 in Rochester, NY, a son of Robert and Jane O’Connell Marshall.

     He will be remembered as a man who loved his family, his friends and the outdoors.

     In addition to his parents, Robert and Jane Marshall of Mohawk, NY, he is survived by his loving wife, Christina Kessler Marshall, children, Anthony (Meaghan) Marshall of Tuscon, AZ, Amy (Kevin) Simmons of Denver, CO and Alexander (Nichole) Kessler of LeRoy, his 7 grandchildren , a brother, Brian (Scottie) Marshall of Lake Placid, a sister, Sherry (Scott) Kendrick of Pittsburgh, PA, sisters in law, Karen Marshall of Lake Placid and Janet Wren of Mohawk.  He was predeceased by his brothers, Scott Marshall and Kirk Marshall.

     Family and friends may call on June 8 from 1 ~ 2 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Route 19 north), LeRoy, where funeral services will be held at 2 PM.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wilmot Cancer Center, 601 Elmwood Ave., Box 704, Rochester, NY 14642.

     Mr. Marshall and his family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc.

Age 61, of Memphis, TN, died peacefully Thursday  May 17, 2013 surrounded by her loving family after a long battle with cancer. She was born December 31, 1951 in Batavia, NY to Genevieve (Moscicki) Walker of Batavia and the late James Walker also preceded in death by granddaughter, Trinity Foster; brother, James Walker Jr. and nephew, Jason J. Gioia.

Janice was a devoted mother and grandmother and she will live on in our hearts and memories forever.

Surviving along with her mother, are her loving children, Karen Williams, Marcy (Jarred) Wenzler, Ashley Ramsey and Morgan (Katie) Ramsey III all of Memphis; brother, John (Wendy) Walker; sister, Pattie (Frank) Gioia all of Batavia; grandchildren, Nikki, Destany and Drake of Memphis; nephews, Frank (Angela) Gioia, Chad Gioia, John (Samantha) Walker and James Walker; niece, Amber Bates all of Batavia along with many dear friends.

Family and friends may visit from 5-6 PM on Monday May 20, 2013 at the Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens 3700 N. Germantown Road Bartlett, TN 38133 where a Celebration of Life will begin at 6:00 PM. Memorials in Janice's memory are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice.

Locally please share your memories of Janice with her family at www.tomaszewskifh.com and for more information call Michael at (585)343-7500.

MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

Age 61, of Batavia, NY died peacefully Saturday morning May 18, 2013 at Crossroads House. He was born January 6, 1952 in Batavia, NY to Audrey M. (Warner) Lee of Batavia and the late Thomas K. Lee, also preceded in death by a son, Richard L. Lee.

Larry was well known in the Harness Horse Racing community having owned, drove and trained horses for over 20 years. He has also worked for 23 years with Community Action of Orleans & Genesee, helping people, Larry also enjoyed cooking and gardening, especially tending to his bushes. 

Survivors include his beloved wife, Louise D. (Morgan) Lee of Batavia; son, Steven (Alissa) Lee of New Jersey and their son Lincoln A. Lee; daughter Michelle Lee of New Jersey; step-daughter, Roxanne (Philip) Munger of Oakfield and their children, Morgan and Nicholas; step-daughter, MaryEllen Mercer of Virginia; sister, Diane (late Ronald) Stepp; brothers, Greg (Elsie) Lee, Thomas K. (Cheryl) Lee all of Batavia along with many nieces, nephews. 

Family and friends are invited Tuesday May 21, 2013 from 4 – 8 PM to Celebrate the Life of Larry at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020. In lieu of flowers memorials in his memory are suggested to Crossroads House 11 Liberty Street or Hospice Family Care 550 East Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

Please share your memories with Larry's family at www.tomaszewskifh.com and for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

THE FAMILY OF LAWRENCE T. “LARRY” LEE IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK.

Age 90, of Batavia, died peacefully Saturday morning May 18, 2013 at United Memorial Medical Center. She was born August 31, 1922 in Dunkirk, NY to the late Thomas R. & Frances (Larsen) Coleman also preceded in death by her husband, Lester Snyder and a brother, Donald R. Coleman.

Mrs. Snyder and her husband owned and trained Harness Race Horses for many years. She enjoyed crafts, gardening and loved to spend time with her children and grandchildren.

Surviving are her loving children, Thomas C. (Carol) Brown of Dunkirk, Margaret A. "Peg" (late Robert) Wetzel and Susann (Bruce) Welka-Passe all of Batavia; 5 grandchildren, Lori (Bob) Brumsted, Warren (Mindy) Welka, Karen (Michael) Vallese, Dawn (Wayne) Donnelly and Robyn (Adam) Benner along with 9 great-grandchildren.

There is no prior visitation and funeral services will be held privately by the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Olga's memory are suggested to the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Dunkirk, New York.

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

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

 

Willard P. Henry, Jr., 72 of Batavia, died Saturday May 18, 2013 at the United Memorial Medical Center. He was born January 6, 1941 in Spencer, MA to the late Willard P. (Irene Fairbrother) Henry, Sr.. Mr. Henry was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Batavia, a United States Navy Veteran and a Town of Batavia Volunteer Fireman for over 25 years. He was an avid Yankee fan and loved to hunt. Willard loved spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his son Scott Henry in 1985, sisters Margaret Gay and Bernice Davis.    

He is survived by his beloved wife Jean M. (Lindke) Henry of Batavia; daughters Constance (Mark) Post of Byron; Lori (Andrew) Henry-Draper of Batavia; grandchildren Johnathan, Amanda Post, Sean, Coltin Henry; brothers Russell Henry of Holden, MA; George (Becky) Henry of Tonawanda; sister Barbara Starr of Lockport along with several nieces and nephews.  

Calling hours will be held on Monday May 20, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. 11:00 AM Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday May 21, 2013 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 31 Washington Ave. Batavia, NY 14020. Interment will take place in Grand View Cemetery, Batavia.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 31 Washington Ave. Batavia, NY 14020. 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, New York 14020.

 

Churchville – Harold A. Bernhagen, age 65, of Chili Riga Center Road, passed away early Friday morning (May 17, 2013) at the Leo Center for Caring in Rochester.

     He was born October 25, 1947 in Uniontown, PA, a son of the late Harold and Elizabeth Kovalcik Bernhagen.

     He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Ann Ratcliff Bernhagen, a sister, Maryella Bernhagen of Yardley, PA, two step-daughters, his aunts and uncles, Vincent and Fran Kovalcik of Rochester, Joseph and Phyllis Kovalcik of PA and Edward and Polly Welsh of PA, along with many cousins.      

     Family and friends may call on Wednesday, May 22 from 10 – 11 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Parish (St. Peter’s Site, 44 Lake St., LeRoy), where his funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 AM.  Interment will be in St. Ignatius Cemetery in Yardley, PA.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Lady of Mercy Parish, 44 Lake Street, LeRoy, NY 14482.

     Mr. Bernhagen and his family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road, LeRoy, N.Y.

Kathleen was born in Dansville, New York on September 23, 1950 a daughter of the late Robert and Helen Broderick Longhine Sr. Kathleen was a 1973 graduate of Villa Maria College and 1975 graduate of Gannon University in Erie, PA. She worked several years for Villa Maria College as Director of Housing. She loved reading literature, writing short stories, going to live theaters, as well as movie theaters, traveling, and especially enjoyed being a Mom to her son Alex. She is preceded in death by a sister Jody Ormsby, three brothers Robert Jr., Richard and James "JB" Longhine.

She is survived by her husband whom she married on September 29, 1978 Oliver Meme, a son Alex Meme of York, Pa., a brother-in-law: Robert Meme of Morrisville, PA., 3 sister-in-laws: Carol (Kenneth) Pate of Clinton, Miss, Pamela Wallum of Silver Springs and Anchana Longhine of Thailand, 3 nephews: Bradley Harter, Jeffrey Longhine, and David Pate and 3 nieces Tracy Kovarik, Briana and Gabrielle Meme.

Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday May 18, 2013 from 11 am-1pm at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 N. Main St., Perry, NY 14530 where a Funeral Service will follow 1pm at the Funeral Home. Interment will take place 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.

Mrs. Edith B. Dean, 99 of Batavia died Thursday May 17, 2013 at the Genesee County Nursing Home in Batavia. She was born May 26, 1913 in Pavilion to the late William B. (Myrta E. Kelly) Calkins and the youngest of nine children. Mrs. Dean was a member of the North Bergen Presbyterian Church, a former member of the Batavia Society of Artist’s and a self-taught musician. She was a foster mother to several boys through the years on their farm in North Bergen. She was predeceased by her husband Merton C. Dean and the mother of a son that died shortly after birth.

She is survived by her nephews Raymond (Laura) Ladd, Spencer Calkins; nieces Norma Baker, Joan Gump, Rose Baker along with other nieces and nephews. 

There will be no prior calling hours. A memorial service will be held at the North Bergen Presbyterian Church on a date to be announced. Interment will be in Mt. Rest Cemetery in Bergen, NY.      

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the North Bergen Presbyterian Church, 7068 N. Bergen Road, Bergen, NY 14416. 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.
 

Frances Pascucci, 99 of Batavia, died Saturday May 11, 2013 at the United Memorial Medical Center. She was born December 7, 1913 in Batavia to the late Lawrence (Josephine Tenebruso) Torcello. Mrs. Pascucci was a longtime member of St. Anthony’s Church and the Altar and Rosary Society. She is preceded in death by her husband Louis Pascucci in 1963; step-daughter Mary Volpe; brothers John, Michael Torcello; sister Mary Tuttobene.    

She is survived by her sister-in-law Jennie Torcello of Rochester; several step-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.  

Calling hours will be held on Thursday May 16, 2013 from 10 to 11AM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. 11:00 AM Funeral Services will follow calling hours on Thursday May 16, 2013 at the Funeral Home. Interment will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Resurrection Parish 303 East Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. 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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