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Rocco Antonino Falleti passed away peacefully on Sunday October 4, 2020 at the age of 85 years. He was born on August 4, 1935 in Taurianova province of Reggio Calabria, Italy to the late Antonino and Maria Falleti. In addition to his parents he is predeceased by his brothers, Vincenzo, Francesco, and Aldo Falleti.

Rocco completed his service in the Italian Army as a master mechanic in the tank division. He brought his talent and quest for the American dream to Batavia, NY in October of 1959. He was married on February 6, 1960 to Betty Falleti his surviving wife of 60 years. Rocco had a tenacious drive to succeed. Along with his new bride and three jobs he worked tirelessly to make America his home.

Rocco’s love and passion for cars was his inspiration to fulfill his American dream as the founder, president of Falleti motors, Inc. in 1976 until his retirement in 1993. His remaining years thereafter, he resided in the same home and proclaimed himself “The Neighborhood Mayor”. He could be found daily on his porch holding court with his best friend and brother Domenico.

Rocco took tremendous pride in his children and grandchildren. He created long lasting friendships and always strived to maintain and instill his Italian heritage of family and gatherings to celebrate life.

Rocco is survived by his wife of 60 years, Betty Falleti, his children, Anthony (Pamela) Falleti, Mary (Cory) Brown, Frank Falleti, and Vincenzo (Michelle) Falleti. Grandchildren, Arieal Cook, Aubrey Wolfe, Anthony Falleti, Kayla and Colby Brown, Gino, Francesco, and Mirabella Falleti, Gianna and Sofia Falleti. brothers, Domenico (Julia) Falleti of Batavia, New York, Pasqualino (Anna) Falleti of Varapodio, Italy, Girolamo Falleti of Naples, Florida, and sister Lena (Rocco) D’Eugenio of Rome, Italy and many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be on Friday October 9, 2020 from 3:00 -7:00 p.m. at Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home on 308 East Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. A private Catholic Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday October 10, 2020 at Resurrection Roman Catholic Parish, 303 East Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to The Wilmot Cancer GI Research Center at 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642 (585) 275-5830. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle in Rocco's Memory, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, funeral home occupancy is limited to 33%. Facial coverings and social distancing are both appreciated.

Christine E. Hemmer, 55, of Buffalo, passed away suddenly on October 3, 2020 at Buffalo General Hospital.

She was born March 1, 1965 in Hawaii, the youngest daughter of James Hemmer and Mary (Mastin).

Christine had a great love for her two daughters and her beloved dogs, Samson, Delilah, and Miley. She was an avid animal lover that believed in helping any animal she came across. She also had a passion for gardening and loved flowers and decorating her new home.

Christine is survived by her loving daughters, Megan Hemmer and Lauren Stansberry who thought of their mother as their best friend; her parents James (Margaret) Hemmer and Mary (Bob) Newland; her sister Laurie (Gary) Cohen: along with her nieces and nephews; Olivia, Zachary, Justin, Alesha, Corey and her great niece; Autumn.

Christine was preceded in death by her older brother, James, in 2014.

While Christine’s family grieve her loss immensely, they are choosing to remember Christine in a way that honors her spirit.

Family and Friends are invited to call on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church, 3515 Galloway Road in Batavia, where Christine's Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 11 a.m.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Batavia.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Volunteers for Animals at www.vol4animals.org.

Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.comArrangements were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 E. Main St. in Batavia.

Wende Anne Ferguson, loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend, passed away unexpectedly on September 29, 2020 at the age of 64 in Akron, New York.

Wende was born on December 8, 1955 to the late Edward and Irene Penepent of Oakfield, New York. She was a graduate of Oakfield-Alabama High School, class of 1974. She enjoyed her career in cosmetology as a hairdresser. She owned and operated a salon in Batavia, New York, until she retired to spend more time with her family and friends. She was passionate about her children; proud, supportive and caring. She loved them unconditionally and always answered their calls with a smile. In her free time, Wende loved to garden and socialize with close friends. She shared her love for cooking, sewing and celebration in various, fun and festive ways. 
Wende had zest for life and developed a passion for travelling and exploring. In her final years, Wende decided to live out her dreams and travelled the country in her RV with her copilot, Sophie, her beloved dog. She lived life on her own terms and found true happiness and fulfillment in so many ways; the birth of her grandson, her children's accomplishments, living free on the open road, finding peace in nature, nourishing existing relationships, and developing new, lifelong friendships everywhere she travelled. 
Wende lived life to the fullest, and blessed those closest to her with refreshing, blunt and honest humor. She left this world a better, happier place than she found it and will be remembered fondly and missed dearly by many.
Wende is survived by her son, Brian James Ferguson; daughter, Kelly Rose Ferguson (Scott Polcyn); grandson, Arlo Maxwell Polcyn; brother, Edward (Teri) Penepent; and sister Alice (Kevin) Zito.
Family will receive friends for a Celebration of Life on Sunday, October 11, at 6745 North Bergen Road, Byron, NY. The service will be held outdoors at 12 P.M. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute to Genesee County Animal Shelter at www.vol4animals.org.
Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.comArrangements were entrusted to the care of Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 E. Main St. in Batavia.

Michael  T.  Ball, 68, of Batavia,  passed away on October 1, 2020 at his home in Batavia.

Mike was born March 6, 1952 in Batavia, a son of the late Harold Ball and Mary (Munger) Ball.

Mike loved woodworking, NASCAR, coaching football and baseball, his dogs and watching his grandchildren play sports.  He was a quality control supervisor at Chapin in Batavia.

Surviving are his wife, Lila (Patrick) Ball; sons, Jason (Rebecca Hodgins Ball) Ball of Batavia and Chris "Beaner" Ball of Batavia; grandchildren, Kylan Ball, Nolan Ball, Adalyn Ball and Braelyn Ball; a brother, Ronny Ball of Pembroke; sisters, Carol (Joe) Grasso of Batavia, Connie (Joe) Faruch of Rochester and Sherry (Jeff) Walsh of Alexander and nieces and nephews.

Mike is a brother of the late Edward Ball.

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

Memorials may be made to the Ball family.  

Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements for Mike were entrusted to the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia, (585) 343-5673.

Jeffrey D. Ellingham, 69 of Rotonda West, FL passed away on September 25, 2020 after a 6-1/2 year battle with Leukemia. 

Jeff was the youngest of 5 born to Freeman & Margaret (McColl) Ellingham of LeRoy, NY. He graduated from LeRoy High School in 1970. Jeff attended Monroe Community College then enlisted in the Army in Jan 1971. After honorable discharge in 1974 he made his way to Tucson, AZ attended Pima Community College and worked at the Tucson Post Office. 

Jeff & Kathleen (Sisson) were married on August 13, 1976 and returned to LeRoy, NY in 1978 where Jeff worked in the Rochester Post Office retiring in 2006 after being Post Master in Bergen, LeRoy, Batavia & Medina, NY. After retiring Jeff concentrated on GOLF and moved to FL when Kathy retired in 2008. 
Jeff was preceded in death by his Parents; Father-in-law Edwin Sisson and Brother-in-law John Kelly. He is survived by his loving wife, Kathy, Son Joshua and Daughters Rebecca (Ken Kramarz) Powers and Christina (Maj James) Gibbs; Grandchildren Alexis Powers, Dekker, Rowan, Kallum and Maddox Gibbs. 

Siblings Jean Kelly; John (Mary Jo) Ellingham; Joan (Lloyd) Eldridge; Jim (Mary Beth) Ellingham. Mother- in-Law Lois (McQuillen) Sisson; Sister-in-Law Barbara (Harold/Tom) White; Brothers-in law James (Elizabeth) Sisson; and John (Theresa) Sisson, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and many fellow golfers. 
Services are private with internment in Sarasota National Cemetery on Mon. October 19, 2020 at 1pm. 

In lieu of flowers the family prefers donations to be made in Jeff’s honor to Tidewell Hospice in Englewood, FL or Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa FL. 
Your memories and condolences may be shared with Jeff’s family at https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/englewood-fl/jeffrey-ellingham-9379847 


lance.jpg  Lance R. Glover passed away suddenly at home at the age of 76 on September 29, 2020. He was born on February 24, 1944 in Hornell to the late Roy and Wanda (Howe) Glover. In addition to his parents, Lance is predeceased by his siblings; Shirley Burdett, Vivian Gallese, Marge Christie, Larry Glover and Sandy Bartlett.

Lance shared his life with his loving wife Cheryl for 55 yrs. They were married on Nov 27. 1965. After which Lance was drafted into the Army in 1967. After serving his country stationed in Germany until 1969, he continued his career as a well-respected body & collision man. He also possessed a vast knowledge of antique cars & parts.  He used these unique talents to create custom auto-related memorabilia. He loved to entertain at home sharing funny stories with many close family and friends. He will be dearly missed by his family and many friends.

He is survived by his wife; Cheryl (Pierce) Glover of Alexander; children Holly (Jim) Piljay of W. Henrietta, Troy Glover of Batavia and Nicole Gaiser of Attica; sisters Ellen (Frank) Cappadonia of Naples, FL., and Sharon Shultz of Webster; sister-in-law Nancy Glover, Brother-in-law Jim (Brenda) Pierce; 5 grandchildren Nicolas, Matthew and Mitchell Gaiser, Tyler and Jaida Piljay; many nieces and nephews and extended family; Tony Marinaccio & Scott Offhaus.

Friends are invited to call on Friday October 2, 2020 from 4:00-7:00PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. A private Funeral Service will be held for the family. Lance will be laid to rest in Maple Lawn Cemetery in Bethany.

Please note the Funeral Home will be operating at 33% capacity per state guidelines. New York State requires those in attendance to adhere to the social distancing guidelines and face coverings are mandatory. Thank you for your cooperation.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gateway Home 91 Main St. Attica, NY 14011 or Crossroads House www.crossroadshouse.com or the Alexander Fire Department PO Box 336 Alexander, NY 14005. For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

Peter J. “PJ” Davis II, 47 of Warsaw, passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2020. He was born April 30, 1973 in Warsaw to the late Peter J. Davis and Patricia Ward. He is preceded in death by sister Lezlie Nearhood and niece Racheal Houlihan.

PJ was a hard worker that loved to tinker. He was a very nice person and enjoyed fishing in his younger years.

He is survived by his step-mother Sharon (LeFort) Davis of Attica; sisters Tonya (Timothy) Houlihan of Castile; Traci Cooper of NC; along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 1 to 2 PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, NY 14011. He will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery.

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

Larry I. Draper of Cheektowaga, New York, entered into rest on Saturday September 26, 2020. He was 76.

Mr. Draper was born in Warsaw, New York and grew up in western New York and after leaving school, joined the United States military and proudly served his country during the Viet Nam war. After his term of service was over, Mr. Draper returned home to his family and worked hard to support them. But he also got involved in harness racing, first getting his license in 1975 and then buying his first horse, Lady Chilton, that same year. 

Mr. Draper remained involved in the sport for the rest of his working life as both a driver and trainer and always had a horse or two that he campaigned each year for 39 consecutive years. Mr. Draper drove his last race in 2013 and trained his last horse the following year, however he kept both of his licenses current to this day. 

Mr. Draper was the beloved husband of Donna M. (nee Fridey) Draper; devoted father of Jennifer (Trevor) Sajdak, Robin (Michael) D'Agostino, Justin (Ashley) Draper, Michael Draper and the late Michael David Draper; cherished grandfather of Savina Maria, Dallas McKenna, Jaxx Michael and Jace Michael; loving son of Elva (nee Weber) and the late Ivan Draper; dear brother of Gordie (Sandy) Draper, James Draper (Betty) and Darlene (Kevin) Heinrich; also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Snyder Chapel), 4614 Main St., near Harlem Road, on Thursday from 3-7 p.m. Military Honors will immediately follow. Interment Fairview Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, donations may be made in Larry's name to the VA of WNY. 

Online condolences at www.lombardofuneralhome.com.

LeRoy ~ Florence M. Silvernail, age 93, of Asbury Road, passed away Monday afternoon (Sept. 28, 2020) in the presence of her loving family, at the home of her son and care provider.

     She was born December 23, 1926 in LeRoy, a daughter of the late Samuel and Rose DiMaria Mogavero.

     Florence had a great love for her home and her family. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt.  She loved her job as an executive secretary at Jones Chemical for over 25 years.  She was proud of her professional career and wasn't afraid to "correct" the grammar of her family and friends.  Florence was also a breast cancer survivor.

     She is survived by her children; Ann Koehler (James Erb), Karen (David) Antinore and Michael Silvernail; grandchildren, Jason (Marsha) Shetler, Diane Miller (Chris Calice), Debbie (Mike) Trickey, Mathew (Kelly) Koehler, Brent Antinore (Amanda Nunz), Vanessa Silvernail, Marshall Silvernail (Allysa Lampkin); great-grandchildren, Kaleb, Michael, Ally, Cole, Alyssa, Ashley, Justin, Amber, Trevor, Emma, Chloe, McKenna, Ryan, Rylie, Lexi, Luke, Austyn, Hudsyn; brother, Richard Mogavero, along with many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

     She was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Richard "Dick" Silvernail; her son, John Silvernail; her daughter, Darla Shetler and siblings; Eileen Conrad, Josephine Ivison, Mary Mogavero, Joseph Mogavero, Elenor Mogavero and Elinora Rebban.

     Her Rite of Christian Burial will be announced at a later date.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggest to the Rochester Area Community Foundation, Attn: Elizabeth Wende Breast Care Fund, 500 East Avenue, Rochester, N.Y. 14607.  (https://www.ewbc.com/patient-resources/ewbc-breast-care-fund)

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

zacharyapope.jpgZachary A. Pope, 54 of Attica, passed away on Saturday, September 26, 2020. He was born January 4, 1966 in Batavia to Janice (Michael) Beedham of Attica and the late David Pope.

Zach was an avid Buffalo Bills and NASCAR Fan, he enjoyed playing Euchre, and had an infectious laugh. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends and dog Junior.

He is survived by his children Jacob and Hannah Pope of Alexander; siblings Dennis, Adam (Galadriel) and Sarah Pope; Meridith, James and Hailey Beedham; Mindy (Mike) Herman; Robert (Kendal) Dunbar; step-mother Linda Pope; along with several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Thursday, October 1, 2020 from 3 to 7 PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, NY 14011. An 11:00 AM Graveside Service will be held on Friday, October 2, 2020 at Wyoming Cemetery.

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


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