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Patricia J. Herman, 91, of Indian Falls, NY, passed away peacefully, Friday, June 10, 2022.

Pat was born on March 4, 1931, in the family home in Indian Falls, the daughter of the late Gladwin “Bill” and Elizabeth “Betty” (Haas) Sliker. Pat was predeceased by her beloved husband, Richard J. Brown and her devoted husband, Charles A. Herman.

Pat was a dedicated member of the Indian Falls United Methodist Church for 70 years and active in numerous groups at church.  She was a founding member of Indian Falls Campground and picnic area. Pat worked closely with her parents to manage the campground until her father’s passing. She was a member of the East Pembroke Rebekah’s.  Pat was a legal secretary to Sherwin Wittman at his law firm and a longtime bookkeeper for William’s Poultry Farm in Pembroke were many happy memories and lifelong friendships were established.

Pat loved to be creative, taking many classes in flower arranging, stain glass production and cake decorating. She was known far and wide with her family and friends for her delicious and moist cakes. Many in Genesee County and the surrounding area, have had the pleasure of sampling her baking expertise! Pat was very active with her graduating class and childhood friends all through her adult life. She took great pride and loved researching her nuclear and extended family genealogy. Pat had a love of nature, especially keeping the bird population around her home well fed.

Pat never had to register a “change of address” with the United States Postal Service. She lived and loved her entire existence in the beautiful hamlet where her grandparents forged a legacy, finding pure contentment on the hill between her lake and the creek.

Pat is survived by her children; Cindy (Bill) White, Douglas Brown, Darlene (Mark) Bramley and Laurie (Tracy) Rudolph; her step-children; Charles (Lori) Herman, Julie (Pat Marvin) Herman, Richard (Nicole Hornstein) Herman and Betsy (Sander) Abramson; 13 grandchildren and step-grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren and step great-grandchildren. Pat is also survived by her cousin, Winnie Murray.

Family and friends may call Friday, June 17, 2022, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 East Main Street, Corfu. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 18, 2022, at 11 a.m. at the Indian Falls United Methodist Church, 7908 Allegheny Road, Corfu, NY. Burial will be in Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Corfu. 

Memorials may be made to the church.

lachut_keegan_-_photo1.jpgKeegan J. Lachut, 42 of Corfu, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on Wednesday (June 1, 2022) at his residence.

He was born July 8, 1979 in Dunkirk, NY, a son of Alison Ruckh Penna and the late Charles Lachut.

Keegan was a 1997 graduate of Pine Valley Central School and attended the Universal Technology Institute for Diesel Mechanics.  As part of his career he also received several certifications in safety and waste management. He was a proud member of the International Operators Union Local 17, where he worked for companies such as Anastasi Trucking, Ciminelli, Pinto, West Valley Nuclear and Benchley Cranes.

Some of his career accomplishments was that he ran Buffalo’s first Tower crane during the construction of Buffalo’s Medical Campus, helped in the construction of wind turbines along the Lake Erie water front and was superintendent of WNY’s largest manufacturing building, Solar City. Keegan was also skilled in the plumbing trade which was passed down from his grandfather, to his father and to him.

Keegan and his brother Brent shared a special bond that only brothers could have. They were best friends. Always talking on the phone every morning on the way to work and gaming together at night. Brent will greatly miss his brother as will His wife Aimee who thought of him as a brother.   She too will be lost without him.

Keegans many pastimes include hunting and fishing, camping with his companion and niece and nephew, gaming with his family and friends, singing and playing guitar, playing pool, boating and woodworking. Most of all he loved spending time with his family

Survivors include his mother, Alison (Tom) Penna of S. Dayton, NY. Brother, Brent (Aimee) Lachut of S. Dayton. Aunts and uncles, Lana Austin of S. Dayton,Linda (Skip) Sticek of S. Dayton, Carol Lachut of Arkansas and Andrea Herrington of Virginia. Nieces and Nephews, Wesley Lachut, Chloe Lachut, Cole Lachut, Bella Lachut, Brody Lachut, Kate Lachut and Jeff Bender. Companion, Anna Kennedy. Also survived by many cousins and friends all over WNY.

Predeceased by grandparents, Vern and Millie Ruckh and Edward and Agnes Lachut. Uncles, Ray Austin and Allen Lachut.

Because Keegan was an avid Buffalo Bills fan, the family would like memorials in his name to be made to The Patricia Allen Fund, Benefiting Oishei Children’s Hospital, 818 Ellicott St., Buffalo, NY 14203.

 There will be a Celebration of Life on Sunday June 19th at the Trillium Lodge in Cherry Creek, NY from Noon until 4 pm.

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.

 

 

pratt_eileen_-_photo1.jpgEileen M. Pratt, 91 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Friday (June 10, 2022) at United Memorial Medical Center.

She was born January 22, 1931 in Coudersport, PA a daughter of the late Coily and Lillian Gray Burgett.

Eileen was employed by Kisiel Die Casting Co. and Tompkins Die Casting Co. in Batavia prior to her retirement.

She was the wife of the late Norman Pratt and sister of the late Clifford Burgett, Harvey Burgett and Evelyn Davis.

Survivors include her children, Norma Bauer of Texas, Patricia Dick of Canandaigua, Bettyjo (David) Gizzi of Hamburg, Sherry Lynn (Andy) Coppi of Texas, Norman (Debbie) Pratt of Darien, Kelley (Scott) Smith of Virginia and Chad Pratt of Oakfield. Also survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Thursday (June 16th) from 5-7pm at the J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia, NY. Burial will be in Morganville Cemetery, Stafford, NY.

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.

 

 

helenfredamalecki.jpgHelen Freda Malecki, 94 of Alden, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 10, 2022 in Alexander, with her family by her side. She was born February 7, 1928 in Buffalo, to the late Arthur and Freda (Mueller) Krege. She is preceded in death by her husband Richard J. Malecki.

Mrs. Malecki worked as a Teacher’s Aid in Buffalo from 1966 to 1985 at School 84 and School 84 Annex. She was a member of NYSLRS, an avid gardener and in the Frohsinn Singing Society of Buffalo.

She is survived by her beloved children, Richard J. (Patricia) Malecki Jr of Tonawanda; Faith (Kevin) Bannister of Bennington; grandchildren, Amy (Derik) Ramirez, Richard J. Malecki III, Christopher (Colleen) Malecki, Erin (Sean) Wilson, Alexander and Lara Bannister; 8 great-grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to HomeCare and Hospice, 29 Liberty St, Suite 6, Batavia, NY 14020 or to a charity of the donor’s choice. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

ellamaehyland.jpgEllamae Hyland, of Attica, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2022 peacefully at Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Facility in Warsaw. Ellamae was born on June 29, 1937 in Warsaw to the late May and Walter Evans. She is preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Hyland and two children, Anna Earl and Walter “Skeeter” Blatt.

Ellamae was a lifelong resident of New York and worked in the payroll department for prison systems. Ellamae enjoyed nights out with friends, playing cards and going bowling, but most of all spending time with her family.

She is survived by children, Gloria (John) Carpenter of Elkhart, Indiana, Richard “Rick” Blatt of Attica, Zaundra (Ed) Harris of Elkhart, Indiana, Charles (Debbie) Blatt of Batavia, Terry (Shone) Reed of Tennessee; 14 grandchildren and many great and great-great grandchildren she loved so much.

Friends are invited to call on Sunday, June 12, 2022 from 1 to 4 PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, NY 14011. An 11:00 AM Funeral Service will be held on Monday, June 13, 2022 at the Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest in St. Vincent’s Cemetery, Attica. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Facility, Activities Fund, 400 North Main Street, Warsaw, NY 14569. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.  
 

anthonyb.jpg  Anthony J. Bordonaro, of Attica NY, passed away on June 6, 2022 at the age of 94. He was born in Buffalo on August 6, 1927 to the late Bernice (Penisi) and Peter Bordonaro. He is the husband of the late Pauline (Berardi) Bordonaro; Brother of the late Lawrence, Philip, Anna and Marian.

He is survived by his children; Barbara (late Joseph) Sobczak, Kim (Bryan) Gross, Terese (Warren) Haseley and MaryJo (James) Metz; sister Concetta (Roger) Sierk; Grandchildren Joseph (Erin), Kathryn and Andrew Sobczak, Lindsay (TJ) Davis, Kayla (Seth) Grimes, Michael Haseley, Alison (Thomas) Suchy, Joshua (Lauren), Matthew and Peter Metz and Papa to 9 great grandchildren.

Food was a true passion for Anthony; he also enjoyed a day at the track and a good Texas hold’em poker game.

There will be no prior calling hours and services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

To leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

moscicki_esther_-_photo.jpgEsther M. Moscicki, 89 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday (June 7, 2022) at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation.

She was born December 7, 1932 in Buffalo, NY, a daughter of the late Jan and Mary Bryk Bielawa.

Esther was employed by Chapin Manufacturing prior to her retirement. She was a parishioner of Resurrection Parish for many years. She was also an avid bingo player and enjoyed playing cards with her grandchildren.

She was the wife of the late Edward “Farmer” Moscicki and sister of the late Henry, Joseph, John, Thaddeus and Dolores Bielawa.

Survivors include her sons, Henry (Elyn) Moscicki of Batavia and Dennis (Denise) Moscicki of Alden. Grandchildren, Erik Moscicki, Bryan Moscicki, Jennifer Moscicki, Christa (Avery) Presson, Adeline Moscicki, Grace Judge and Olivia Judge.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Wednesday (June 15th) from 4-7pm at the J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia, NY. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, 9:30am at Resurrection Parish, 18 Ellicott St., Batavia.  Entombment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be offered to Fr. Ivan Trujillo Migrant Ministry, 303 E. Main St., Batavia, NY 14020 or Volunteers for Animals, 3841 W Main Street Rd, Batavia, NY 14020. Expressions of sympathy may be shared 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 ~ Howard LaVerne Austin, age 70, passed away on June 4, 2022 in the loving presence of his family.

    howard_austin_0.png Howard's passions were working on cars.  He had his own Auto Body Shop for years and later worked for K & M Automotive.  He loved auto racing of all kinds.  He raced Micro Sprints at several tracks around the Northeast USA.  He loved teaching his skills and passions of life and racing to his children and grandchildren.  We will always carry his memory in our hearts.

     He will be sadly missed by his wife, Helen L. (Moore) Austin; his children, Jeffrey (Carri) Austin, Michael Austin, Jason (Kimberly) Austin and Kim (Frank) Cuttitta; his grandchildren, Cameron, Ava, Brynn, Abbie, Alli, Liam and Brycen; brothers, David (late Carol) Austin, Harold (late Andrea) Austin and the late Gene (Vicki) Austin; sister, Donna (Norbert) Barber; mother-in-law, Helen Moore; brothers-in-law, Ken (Cheryl) Moore and Jim F. (Penny) Moore Jr., along with several nieces and nephews.

     Howard was predeceased by his parents, Percy M. H. Austin and Dorothy (Hart) Austin Brown and his father-in-law, James F. Moore Sr.

     A Celebration of Howard's Life will be held at a later date.

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

     Mr. Austin and his family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc. in LeRoy.  585-768-2400

Jennifer K. Roblee, 47, of Maple Ave., Le Roy, NY, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 7, 2022.

   jennifer_roblee_batavian_0.jpg  She was born Feb. 14, 1975 in Batavia, NY, a daughter of Elizabeth Powers and Bruce (Mary) Platek.

     Jennifer will be remembered for her courageous battle with cancer and her contagious beautiful laughter and smile. Loving Mother to her daughters, Madison and Presley. Her family and friends were her world.

     Jennifer is survived by her loving husband, Scott, of 22 years; daughters, Madison and Presley; sisters, Maureen (Jeff) Estabrooks, Samantha and Sara Platek, mother-in-law, Sue Roblee and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

     She was predeceased by her father-in-law, Darrell Roblee (2015) and brother-in-law, Jon Roblee (2021). 

     Family and friends may call at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake St. Rd, LeRoy, on Monday, June13 from 3 - 6 PM. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, June 14 at 11 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Peter's Church, 44 Lake St., LeRoy. Interment will be at Machpelah Cemetery.

     Memorials may be made to Le Roy Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 56, LeRoy, NY 14482

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

Elba – Scottie Ligon, age 40, of Elba passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2022.

He was born on July 18, 1981, in Batavia, a son of Hattie B. Miles Ligon of Elba and the late Benjamin J. Ligon, Sr.

Surviving along with his mother are his daughter, Addison Ligon; his brother, Benjamin J. Ligon, Jr.; sisters, Patricia (Ira Moss) Stephens of Fultondale, Alabama and Shirley Wood of Auburn, Alabama along with several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Scottie adored spending time with his daughter Addison. He loved being outdoors, enjoyed fishing, hunting, fixing cars and spending times with friends and loved ones. He was a supervisor at Custom Molding Solutions in Churchville.

Friends may call on Sunday from 2 pm to 4 pm at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia. Scottie’s funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 am at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 516 Ellicott Street, Batavia. He will be laid to rest in Elmwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, Tennessee 38105. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle in his memory, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

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