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B. John Olivadoti, 91, of Stuart, FL. formally of Batavia, passed away Wednesday July 23, 2014 at Catholic Hospice in Ft. Lauderdale. He was born on April 11, 1923 in Gardenville, New York to the late Giovanni (John) & Santa (Repice) Olivadoti. Mr. Olivadoti is predeceased by his wife Harriet Ross Spendelow Olivadoti who passed away on May 30, 1994, siblings; Carmella Olivadoti Constable, Mary Olivadoti Bilotta, Katharine Olivadoti Bilotta, Victoria Repice DeVirgilio, Ray Olivadoti all of Buffalo.

John was a member of the United Sates Navy during WWII in the Pacific Corridor and survived being sunk on the USS Hornet. He was an insurance agent for Mutual of Omaha Companion of New York for 50 years and was an avid golfer. Mr. Olivadoti was a member of the Batavia First United Methodist Church and the Peace Presbyterian Church in Stuart, FL. He is survived by his son Richard Olivadoti of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and daughter Kim Olivadoti Martin of Hurst, TX along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, August 29 at 11:00AM at St. Joseph's Cemetery Mausoleum in Batavia.

Memorials may be made in John’s honor to the Alzheimer's Association, www.ALZ.org. To leave a message of condolence 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.

Darien -- Barbara A. Meyer, 77, passed away Friday (August 22, 2014) at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Barbara was born October 20, 1936, in Batavia, a daughter of the late John “Jack” and Gladys Rogers Balduf. She worked at Sylvania in Batavia and after retirement held many other jobs just because she liked to stay busy. Barbara’s talents as a seamstress were well known. She was the wife of the late Bradley R. Holmes and sister of the late Robert Balduf.

Surviving are her children; Doug Meyer, Dennis Meyer, Darrell Meyer, Debra Meyer and Dee (Garth) Tesch; 9 grandchildren, Eric, Kayla, Jason, Sarah, Ian, Jackie, Craig, Andy and Jon; sisters; Nancy Johnson, Karen (Richard) King and Joanne (Paul) Tenney; 2 step-sons, Brian (Nicole) Holmes and Bruce Holmes and 2 step-grandchildren. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

Friends may call Monday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 East Main Street, Corfu, where funeral services will follow at 8 p.m.

Genevieve T. "Gen" Jamalkowski, 87, of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Sunday (August 24, 2014) at United Memorial Medical Center.
 
She was born December 28, 1926, in Batavia, a daughter of the late Stanley and Mary Brzeczkowski Jamialkowski.
 
Gen was a cook for the former Moose Lodge in Batavia prior to her retirement. She was also a member of Ascension Parish.
 
Survivors include her brother Raymond (Dorothy Ann) Jamalkowski of Batavia. Sister, Florence Jamalkowski of Buffalo.  Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
 
She was the sister of the late Carl, Leo, Stanley, Victor, Steven, Henry and Irene Jamalkowski.
 
There will be no prior visitation. Family and friends are cordially invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, 10am at Ascension Parish (Corner of Swan St. and Sumner St.).  Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.
 
Expressions of condolence 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. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR.

Patricia A. “Patty” Eaton, 64, of Batavia, died Monday (Aug. 25, 2014) at Crossroads House after a lengthy illness.

She was born in Warsaw, NY on April 18, 1950, a daughter of Helen Wargo Laird of Batavia and the late Vernon Laird.

Patricia was a receptionist at Miracle Ear Co. in Batavia and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary in Batavia.  She was an avid bowler and dancer.

Surviving besides her mother is her husband, David Eaton,  daughters; Tersa M. Kabel of Batavia and Kelly M. Kabel of Webster, NY.   A granddaughter, Isabella Rayne.   Sisters: Nancy Curtis of Batavia and Susan (Terry) Zilenski of Oakfield.  Brother Larry Laird (Ellen Willard) of Lancaster, NY.  Four step children, nieces, nephews, friends and loved ones also survive.

 She is the sister of the late Richard Laird and grandmother of the late Michael Jr. 

Friends may share their thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the family on Wednesday from 4 – 8pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA.   Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads House, 11 Liberty St., Batavia, NY  14020.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE  J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, NY 14020. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR.

Batavia - Mr. Richard H. Dillon, 89, of Batavia, a former foreman for Scalia’s Landscaping in Batavia, passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014 at New York State Veteran's Home.

Mr. Dillon was born April 28, 1925 in Albion, a son of the late Henry Joseph and Harriett Jedrzejewski Dillon. A member of Sacred Heart Church and the VFW Post No. 1602 and proudly served his country during World War II with the United States Navy.

His wife, Mary Reilly Dillon passed away in 1993.

Survivors include his children, Richard D. Dillon, Linda (William F.) McBride and Lori Johnston, all of Batavia; his son-in-law, Kenneth Blank of Barre; seven grandchildren, Christine (Robert) Hill of Rochester, William C. (Joelle) McBride of Spangdahlem AFB, Germany, Aubrey (Kasie) Way of Rochester, Caitlyn Johnston of Buffalo, Stephen, Michael and Gregory Blank, all of Barre; four great-grandchildren Alexis and Aiden Hill of Rochester, Alex McBride of Germany and Liam Way of Rochester; his sister, Margaret Koneski of Medina and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was the father of the late Melanie Blank who died in 2000 and brother of the late Henry R., Gordon, Eleanor and Donald Dillon.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia where services will follow at 7 p.m. Graveside services, with full military honors, will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Ellicott Street, Batavia.

Please consider memorials in Richard’s name to Catholic Charities of Buffalo, Attn: Cindy Scibetta, Appeal Operations Specialist, 741 Delaware Ave. (2nd Floor), Buffalo, New York 14209 or to American Red Cross National Headquarters, 2025 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Carlia A. Yarington, 72 of Medina passed away on Friday August 22, 2014 at Orchard Manor in Medina. She was born December 16, 1941 to the late Peter (Estelle Konieczka) Bystrak.

A 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday August 27, 2014 at Sts. Joachim & Anne Parish 50 East Ave. Attica, NY 14011.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the donor's choice. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

Batavia ~ Mary Ann Shuler, age 67, of Crystal Lane, passed away Thursday morning (August 21, 2014) at Crossroads House surrounded by her loving family.

     Mrs. Shuler was born December 18, 1946 in Batavia, a daughter of the late John and Shirley Neth Roth.

     She was a 1964 graduate of LeRoy Central School.  She enjoyed music, dancing, family activities, casino outings, shopping and reading.  She worked at CB Foods - Curtice Burns, Inc. in LeRoy for 28 years as the Transportation Manager.    

     She is survived by her loving husband, Jerry Shuler Sr., her children, Timothy (Debra Demarest) Beaumont of LeRoy and Tamera Beaumont of LeRoy; her step-children, Jerald Shuler Jr. of Batavia, Toni (Eric) Richenberg of Byron, Scott (Tara Perry) Shuler of Batavia and Mark (Cheryl) Shuler of Bergen; granddaughters, Jennifer (Keith) Kreitzbender, Christina (Kagney) King, Stephanie (Josh Kirsop) Merica, Kathryn Beaumont and Samantha (James Robinson) Merica; great-grandsons, Ethan Kreitzbender and Eonjay Robinson; several step-grandchildren;  her sister, Donna (Allan) Loughborough of Albion, along with one niece and one nephew.

     The family wishes to thank Dr. Lori Ferris, Paula, Laura and Diana at the Caledonia Medical Group; Dr. Eric Kim, Debra, Mary and Melissa of the Wilmot Cancer Center; Dr. Sassaman and Marcia of the Pallative Care Group at Strong Memorial Hospital and Kathy, Frank and all the wonderful amazing volunteers at the Crossroads House.

     Family and friends are invited to call on the family on Saturday from 12 ~ 2:30 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt. 19), LeRoy, where services will be held at 2:30 PM.  Interment in Machpelah Cemetery will be private.

      The courtesy of no flowers is requested with memorials suggested to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, N.Y. 14021.

     Your memories and condolences may be offered to Mrs. Shuler's family at www.falconefuneralhome.com

Robert W. Dwight, 96 of North Java, passed away Thursday August 21, 2014 at Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Facility in Warsaw. He was born April 22, 1918 in Brooklyn to the late Lester (Fannie) Dwight. He is preceded in death by a sister Ruth Ritter. Bob loved his cat Boots.

Friends are invited to attend a graveside service 11:00 AM on Saturday August 23, 2014 at Leicester Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Wyoming County SPCA 808 Creek Road Attica, NY 14011. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

 

LeRoy ~ Maureen C. Miggins, age 88, of Munson Street, passed away Wednesday afternoon (August 20, 2014) at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home.

     Mrs. Miggins was born June 24, 1926 in LeRoy, a daughter of the late Clarence and Mary Carolan Blood.

     She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother, who was a practical joker, especially around the holidays.  She also thoroughly enjoyed shopping and gardening.  She was a retired sales clerk, having worked at both the Bette Shoppe and Economy Store.

     She is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Francis E. Miggins, her son, Michael (Kay) Miggins of LeRoy and her daughter, Phyllis (Gerald) Ashley of LeRoy, grandchildren, Carrie (Mark) Baubie, Brian (Heather) Ashley, Robert (Lori) Miggins and Patrick (Raelle) Ashley; great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Brody Baubie, Devin Sherman, Cole Ashley, Taylor, Morgan and Dylan Miggins and Jackson Ashley; sister-in-law, Barb Brown, along with several nieces and nephews.

     She was predeceased by her siblings, Rosemary (Larry) Scheffreen, Betty (Victor) Stella and Richard Blood.

     There are no prior calling hours. Services and interment will be private at the convenience of the family.  Memorials are suggested to the "Activities Fund" at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home, 10 Munson St., LeRoy, NY 14482.

     Your memories and condolences may be offered to Mrs. Miggin's family at www.falconefuneralhome.com

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

Lauris E. Kingdon
 
Pavilion: On August 17, 2014 at the age of 89.  She was predeceased by her husband Duane Kingdon.  She is survived by her children; Barbara and Russ Severance, James Kingdon, Ann and Frank Capuano, Deborah and George Hall, Scott Kingdon.  8 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren. 1 special nephew; David Bliss, and many other nieces and nephews.
 
Services and interment will be held privately.   Arrangements by Cameron, Brady and Steuber Funeral Home, LeRoy, NY

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