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Lorraine was born in Buffalo, New York on October 9, 1925 a daughter of the late George and Marion Herring Aberth. Lorraine was a graduate of Leicester High School. She worked for the former Robeson Cutlery in Castile and retired from the former Champion Products in Perry. She enjoyed doing various crafts including decorative painting and loved animals. She enjoyed being around her family, grandchildren, and her sisters. She is preceded in death by her husband Carl Willey, son-in-law: John Schum, granddaughter Kendall Willey, and brothers Harold and Robert Aberth.

She is survived by 3 daughters: Donna Fraser of Honeoye Falls, Patricia Dean of Perry and Susan (Bill) Jones of Hunter, 4 sons: David (Susan) Willey of Perry, Michael (Kim) Willey of Geneseo, Stephen (Bonnie) Willey of Leicester and Dennis Willey of Honeoye Falls, 2 sisters: Eileen Olin and Jean Boothe both of Perry, 2 sister-in-laws: Eleanor Aberth of Silver Lake and Teresa Aberth of Leicester, 18 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday June 1st from 1-4pm at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 N. Main St. in Perry. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment will take place in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Perry.

Memorials may be made to Lollypop Farm 99 Victor Rd. Fairport, NY 14450. For more information please call 237-2626 or to sign the online guest registry visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

Sandra Lynn Shadduck Jackson, 76 of Batavia, died May 27, 2013 at the Leo Center for Caring in Rochester. She was born May 6, 1937 in Tunkhannock, PA to the late Bruce (Jean Cleveland) Shadduck.

Sandra started working as a nurse’s assistant when she was a junior at Tunkhannock High School, Tunkhannock, Pa. She loved the work so much that right after graduating in 1955 she went to nursing school at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa.
During nursing school, for a time she kept in touch with her boyfriend from high school -- he had played football while she sang in the school musicals – but after a spat she gave back his fraternity pin. When school ended, she took her registered nurse’s degree to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. Her old boyfriend, Roger Jackson, was in New York, too, selling luggage at Saks Fifth Avenue after quitting college. He proposed. She said “Yes,” with one condition: he had to return to college. They eloped during his spring break, spent their wedding night in Allentown, Pa. and drove to Tunkhannock to tell their parents, Bruce and Jean Shadduck, and Ethel and Clark Jackson, who was in a hospital and died two days later. While Roger finished college, Sandy worked at Tompkins County Hospital in Ithaca, N.Y., where their first son, W. Kent Jackson, was born in 1960. After Roger graduated from Cornell University, the family moved to Batavia, N.Y. where Sandy nursed servicemen at the Veteran’s Hospital, cared for children in the pediatrics ward of the former Genesee Memorial Hospital and then worked in the office of the obstetrician, Dr. Laurence G. Roth, who had delivered her second son, Bruce Wood Jackson, in 1963. Sandy sang in the choir of the First Presbyterian Church in Batavia, and she and Roger ran the refreshment stand for the Pop Warner Youth Football League in Bataiva. When Dr. Roth retired in 1998, so did she. Sandy said she never outgrew her love of nursing, though in 30 years she never earned more than $9 an hour. After retiring, she had one final patient. Her husband was stricken with Lou Gehrig’s disease. She nursed him in their home by herself until he died in 1996 at 56. After his death, Sandy continued to live in Batavia, but always visited her sons and their families, especially her five grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her beloved husband W. Roger Jackson in 1996.

She was the loving mother of Kent and his wife, Karen, live in Conyngham, Pa. Their daughter, Lauren, lives in Philadelphia, and their son, Colin, in Chicago.
Bruce and his wife, Amy, live in New Rochelle, N.Y. with their daughter, Kiera, and sons, Calvin and Oscar.

There will be no prior calling hours.  A 1:00 PM Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday May 29, 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church, 300 East Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020. Interment in Tunkhannock, PA.   

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 300 East Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020. 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.


 

Fay Johnson Dumbleton, 81, of E. Bethany, died peacefully on Sunday (May 26, 2013) at Crossroads House.

She was born in Batavia on February 19, 1932, daughter of the late Charles B. and Hazel V. Hyde Johnson.

Fay was formerly employed by P.W. Minor Shoe Factory, New York Telephone Co. and Lawing Studio.  Fay was a member of the American Rabbit Breeders Assoc., Ontario CAVY (Guinea Pigs) Club, where she was a breeder and judge for over 35 years.  She volunteered for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge and was a member and past officer of the Glenn S. Loomis American Legion Post #332 Auxiliary.

She was the wife of the late Robert J. Coniber who died in 1964.

Survivors include her husband, Donald L. Dumbleton of E. Bethany. Three step-children, Cathy (Norm) Monachino of Elba, David L. Dumbleton of Wyoming, NY and Steven (Cindy) Dumbleton of LeRoy.  Also survived by five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and very dear friends, Denise and Bill Robertson of Canada.

No prior visitation.  A graveside service will be held Saturday (June 1st), 11am at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Corfu.

Memorial contributions may be made to Seneca Park Zoo, 2222 St. Paul Blvd., Rochester, NY 14621 or Crossroads House, 11 Liberty St., 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 14020. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR.

 

Ray W. Luzier, 82, of Batavia, died Friday (May 24, 2013) at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

He was born in Carthais, PA on February 9, 1931, a son of the late Kyle and Thelma McGonagail Luzier.

Ray was a volunteer driver for the Disabled American Veterans Van for many years. He retired from Ford Motor Company in Lackawana and was a bartender for over 15 years at Jim's Saloon in E. Pembroke. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Batavia and a member of the United Auto Workers Union, Local 897.

Surviving is his wife of over 63 years, Janet M. Cupler Luzier whom he married on August 19, 1950. Two daughters and a son: Thelma and Rick Johnson of Marengo, OH, Cindy and Hal Kreter of E. Pembroke and Raymond and Lori Luzier of Joshua Tree, CA.

Six grandchildren: Kimberly (Jason) Reformat, Jason (Casey) Annis, Stephen (Kara) Kreter, Melinda Kreter, Justin (Amanda) Luzier and Vincent (Rachael) Luzier.  Seven great grand-children also survive. 

Friends of the family are cordially invited to share their thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the family at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA on Tuesday (May 28th) from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 PM.  Service will be Wednesday at 11 AM at the funeral home.

Those desiring may offer memorial contributions to the Disabled American Veterans Van Fund.

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.  RONALD P. KONIECZNY ll, Director & Proprietor. 

Age 88, of Batavia, died Wednesday morning May 22, 2013 at Rochester General Hospital. She was born May 29, 1924 in Batavia, NY  to the late Emil & Rose (Vendetta) Marone, also preceded in death by her husbands, Larry Merritt in 1963 and James E. White Jr. in 2013; brother, Emil "Buster" Marone and sister, Angeline Marone

Connie was a wonderful, caring mother and enjoyed her dog, Maggie.

Surviving are her loving children, Larry (Michelle Calick) Merritt II, Robert Merritt all of Batavia and Patricia (Wayne Arth) Merritt of Florida; step-daughter, Sherre (Vic) Maile of Batavia; brothers, Paul (Esther) Marone, Dominic Marone all of Batavia, John (Jane) Marone of Lancaster; sisters, Marie Starling and Geraldine Rowcliff both of Florida; granddaughter, Corinne Edelstein and grandson, Chris Boyd along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

Family and friends are invited to attend funeral services 11:00 AM Saturday May 25, 2013 at the Father T. Bernard Kelly Mausoleum at St. Joseph's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Connie's memory are suggested to the family to be distributed to various charities.

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

THE FAMILY OF CONCETTA MERRITT-WHITE IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

 

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.

 

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