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     Age 65, of Attica, died Monday morning October 15, 2012 at his home. He was born October 7, 1947 in Buffalo, a son of the late John & Mary Ann (Huber) Mosier.

     Mr. Mosier worked part-time for the Town of Darien as its Building Inspector. He was an avid hunter, very active and the current Vice President and Event Secretary for the Java Village Beagle Club. Dave was a family man who most enjoyed his kids and grandkids and will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather.

     Surviving is his beloved wife of 44 years, Diane (Schreiber) Mosier of Attica; son, David Mosier of Alden; daughter, Betsy Raffel of Attica; brother, John "Jack" (Marilyn) Mosier of Akron; sister, Mary Jo (Richard Babin) Mosier of Darien Center; sister-in-law, Karlene Michael of Alleghany; brother-in-law, James (Shea) Schrieber of Java Center; daughter-in-law, Kourtney Mosier of Attica; 8 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

     Family and friends are invited to attend an 11:00 AM Memorial Service on Monday October 22, 2012 at the Townline Lutheran Church, 1159 Town Line Road Alden, New York 14404. Memorials in David's memory are suggested to American diabetes Association 315 Alberta Drive #102 Amherst, New York 14426 or the American Heart Association 20 Northpointe Parkway #130 Amherst, New York 14428. For more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

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

Regina Mary Kohl of Alexander, NY has gone to dwell in the house of the Lord evermore (Oct. 16th) with her husband John Ambrose Kohl who passed away in 1957 and her companion of many years, Donald W. Pinzel who passed in 2007. Regina was born August 12, 1929 to the late John and Mary Mazierski of Arcade.

She grew up in Buffalo and married in 1955. After raising her two sons John and Jeffrey (Abby) Kohl of Corfu she spent 13 years caring and giving comfort to the elderly at Aurora Park, East Aurora NY. Regina was a devoted and loving Mother and Grandmother. Her grandchildren include Lisa Kohl (John Almendarez) of NC, Kathleen, Sarah, and JoHannah Kohl; Autumn Kohl, Jesse (Kelly) Kohl, James (Brandie) Kohl and 3 great- grandchildren. She also had nieces, nephews, and many dear friends. She is predeaceased by her brothers John, Joseph, Casmir, and Stanley. Surviving family are Frank Mazierski, Sophie Wojcik and Jennie Poltorak.

Calling hours will be Friday (Oct. 19th) from 4-7pm in the evening at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday (Oct. 20th) at 10:00 AM at the Annunciation of The Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 7580 Clinton St., Elma, NY. Memorials may be made to Our Lady of Victory (Father Baker's), 780 Ridge Rd., Lackawanna, NY 14218 or the New York State Veterans Home, 220 Richmond Ave. Batavia, NY 14020.

Expressions of condolence may be made 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.

Ruby L. Twichell, 90 of Batavia  died October 14, 2012 at the Genesee County Nursing Home in Batavia.  She was born February 10, 1922 in Halifax, Nova Scotia to the late Percy (Daisy Redden) Johnson. Mrs. Twichell was a homemaker who loved crocheting, knitting, crossword puzzles, bingo and reading. She is preceded in death by two sons Morris and Daniel Twichell and a daughter Jean Twichell. 

She is survived by sons Ralph (Billie) Twichell of South Carolina, Steven Twichell of LeRoy, NY; daughters Ethel Cooney of Lake Jackson, TX, Barbara Davis of Winter Haven, FL., Marsha Gueara of Cheektowaga, NY and Debra Fetzer of Batavia. One sister Dora Shepard of Florida survives along with 23 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, several great great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends are invited to call on Thursday October 18, 2012 from 5 to 8 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. An 11:00 AM Funeral Service will take place on Friday October 19, 2012 at Cornerstone Church of East Pembroke, 2583 Main Road, East Pembroke, NY 14056. Interment will take place Hillside Cemetery, East Pembroke.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Genesee County Nursing Home, 278 Bank Street, Batavia, NY 14020. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please go to 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.

Lee F. Allyn, 91 of Batavia died Sunday October 14, 2012 at United Memorial Medical Center, Batavia. He was born August 24, 1921 in Batavia to the late John (Frances McMahon) Allyn. Mr. Allyn was a former City of Batavia Council President and a retired City of Batavia Firefighter where he worked for 37 years. He operated Lee F. Allyn Fire Equipment prior to his entering politics. He served as a Councilman at Large for 4 years prior to becoming Council President for the next 4 years. He was a World War II Army Veteran who held the rank of 1st Sergeant. He was a long time member of Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s Church), a volunteer at St. Mary’s Lawn Fete’s, a member of Notre Dame Sports Boosters and a volunteer for the Red Cross and various City Committees. He was predeceased by his wife of 62 years Ruth L. Sherman Allyn and their infant daughter Tina L. Allyn, three brothers Lyle, Carl and James Allyn.

He is survived by two daughters RuLee Allyn of Batavia, Shirley (Richard) Piwowarski of Lancaster and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 4 to 6 PM on Friday October 19, 2012 at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Prayers  will be recited at 9:00 AM on Saturday October 20, 2012 at the funeral home followed by a 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s), 18 Ellicott Street, Batavia, NY. Burial will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Notre Dame Sports Boosters, 73 Union Street, Batavia, NY 14020. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.


 

Corfu - Walter G. "Jerry" Newman, 77, of Corfu, passed away Monday (October 15, 2012) at United Memorial Medical Center, Batavia.

Jerry was born August 1, 1935, in Buffalo, a son of the late Walter and Eleanor Weismore Newman. He was a supervisor for Corcraft, at the Attica Correctional Facility and a member of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish (Holy Name of Mary Church) in East Pembroke. Jerry was the brother of the late James Newman and Phyllis Balduf.

Survivors include his loving and devoted wife, Carol (Rupert) Newman; two step-sons, Timothy Rupert and John Gancarz;  four grandchildren; two brothers, Edward (Barbara) Newman and Austin (Mary) Newman; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may call Saturday from 1 - 2:30 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc. 4-6 Main Street, Corfu. Funeral services will follow at 2:30 p.m. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance 16 Bank Street, Batavia, NY 14020.

Oakfield - Stephen T. Ferry, 21, of Oakfield, a lineman at Ironwood Heavy Highway LLC. in Rochester, died Thursday, October 11, 2012 at as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident in Oakfield.

Mr. Ferry was born April 5, 1991 in Brockport, the son of Dolores (Harvey Lamie) Harvey of Oakfield and Ace T. Ferry of PA. 

He was an avid outdoorsman, fisherman, woodworker and 4-wheeler.  He enjoyed his son and his nieces and nephews and his forestry work.  

Surviving along with his parents is his son, Waylon Ferry of Batavia, his grandmothers, Virginia A. Havey of Oakfield and  Aldina Ferry of NH; a sister, Nicole (Matthew) Boyce of Batavia, several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. at Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Ave. Oakfield.  Services will be at the convenience of the family.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Family.  To light a candle, share a story or send a condolence, please visit www.burdettandsanford.com.

 

     Age 71, of Alexander, died peacefully Saturday morning October 13, 2012 at the Batavia VA Medical Center, with his family by his side. He was born June 10, 1941 in Buffalo, a son of the late James & Evelyn (Bailey) Carroll.

     Mr. Carroll is a Veteran of the United States Navy and worked for the Department of Defense for many years and enjoyed volunteering at the VA. He was a quiet and private man who will be remembered as a loving father and husband who always put others needs first.

     Surviving is his beloved wife of 23 years, Jalene (Hendricks) Carroll of Alexander; his daughter, Jalena Dunphy of Batavia and many dear friends.

     There is no prior visitation and funeral services were held privatley by the family. Memorials in Robert's memory are suggested to the Batavia VA Medical Center 220 Richmond Ave. Batavia, New York 14020. For more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

THE FAMILY OF ROBERT L. CARROLL IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPLEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

 

Corfu - Ruth B. Nati, 78, of Corfu, passed away Wednesday (October 10, 2012) at her home.

Ruth was born February 24, 1934, in Salamanca, NY, a daughter of the late Alfred and Elsa Bachman Schnabel.  She attended Bryant and Stratton for secretarial studies. Ruth was an avid dog lover. She was married to the late Orlando F. Nati on August 15, 1953. He passed away on September 16, 2000.

She is survived by her five children; Gino (Cheryl) Nati, Michael (Jackie) Nati, Lisa Uzarowski, Michelle (Tim) McCoy and Lonnie (Chelle) Nati; 18 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; her sister, Betty Miller and many nieces and nephews.

There are no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish (St. Francis site) 18 West Main Street, Corfu. Burial will be in Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Corfu. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Volunteers for Animals 3841 W. Main St. Rd., Batavia, NY 14020. Arrangements were made by C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc. 4-6 Main Street, Corfu, NY 14036

 
Batavia - Mr. Warren Coleman Hopkins, (Hoppy), 91, retired Troop Quartermaster at NYS Troopers - Troop A, Batavia, died Sunday, October 7, 2012 at New York State Veteran's Home, in Batavia.
 
Mr. Hopkins was born June 21, 1921 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
 
Mr. Hopkins was retired from the U.S. Navy after 20 years of service.  He was a veteran of both World War II and the Korean Conflict.  He attained the rank of Chief Petty Officer - Grade 7 and fought in the Atlantic and Pacific Theatres and flew convoys to England.  He was a former Genesee County Family Court Clerk and also served as a quartermaster, civilian employee, with the New York State Police, Troop A, for twenty-five years.  He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Batavia.
 
Surviving is his wife, Ruth Hickox Hopkins whom he married January 2, 1965; four sons, Bruce Hopkins of California, Keith and Dennis Hopkins, both of Massachusetts and Kenneth Hopkins of Oregon and a sister-in-law, Jeannette (Fred) Wilkie of New Hampshire.  Also surviving are grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
 
Friends may call on Wednesday, October 10th, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the H. E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 E. Main St., Batavia.   His funeral services will be at Thursday, 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 31 Washington Ave., Batavia.  Burial with Military Honors will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Alexander.  Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church and School and School, 31 Washington Ave. or to the Salvation Army, 529 E. Main St., both Batavia, NY  14020. 
 
Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com

Lorraine K. Qutermous, 52 of Castile  died October 3, 2012 in Castile. She was born November 15, 1959 in Warsaw to David J. (Nancy) Beardsley of Castile and Nancy Hatfield of Silver Springs. Lorraine was a loving, compassionate, caring mother, daughter, sister, granddaughter, aunt, friend and grandmother to be who will be greatly missed by all who have ever had the pleasure of knowing her. In the hardest of times she was able to put a smile on your face. She loved living life to the fullest and took all that she could from every moment that she was given. Lorraine took great pride in all her accomplishments, along with her children's. Even though she will be greatly missed by all, she will forever live in our hearts. You've earned your wings. It's time to fly mom. We love you.

She is survived by a son Jason (Kasia) Qutermous of Charlotte, NC; daughters Heather and Jaclyn Qutermous of Perry; brothers Robert (Cindy) of Gainesville; Alan (Tammy) of Gainesville; Randy (Christina) of Boston; Peter (Tonya) Beardsley of Castile; sister Pamela (Raymond) Bauer of Castile along with many nieces and nephews. 

Friends are invited to call on Thursday October 11, 2012 from 4 to 8 PM at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC 98 North Main St. Perry, New York 14530. A 1:00 PM Funeral Service will take place on Friday October 12, 2012 at the Mt. Zion Tabernacle 5503 Broughton Rd. Silver Springs, New York 14550.     

Memorials may be made to any Wyoming County Fire Department. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please go to www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or call 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

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