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Age 94, of Batavia died peacefully Tuesday morning July 16, 2013 at United Memorial Medical Center. He was born January 5, 1919 in Batavia, NY to the late John & Michaelina (Jackowski) Szydlowski also preceded in death by his adoring wife Henrietta "Henia" Szydlowski in April 2013.

   Mr. Szydlowski was a navigator on a B24 in the United States Air Force during WWII, he was shot down over Austria and was held for many months in a German Prison Camp. His efforts in the war earned him a Purple Heart, POW Medal and a member of the distinct Caterpillar Club. An employee of Dohler-Jarvis a Division of National Lead,  lifelong member, lector and communicant of Sacred Heart R.C. Church, the Holy Name Society and St. Vincent DePaul Society. A Gold Star member of the Polish Falcons of America and local Nest #493, he enjoyed puzzles, woodworking and was a picture framer for many years.

   Surviving is his loving son and daughter-in-law, David (Jill) Szydlowski of Pittsford, beloved "Papa" to Jaime, Carly and Matthew of Pittsford and sister, Joanne Szydlowski of Batavia along with several nieces and nephews.

   Visitation will be from 10-11 AM Saturday July 20, 2013 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where Funeral Services and Full Military Honors will be presented at 11:00 AM. Entombment will be in St. Joseph's Mausoleum and in lieu of flowers memorials in Matthew's memory are suggested to Ascension Parish.

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

 

THE FAMILY OF MATTHEW L. SZYDLOWSKI IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK.

 

Age 89, of Batavia, died peacefully Tuesday morning July 16, 2013 at United Memorial Medical Center . He was born May 4, 1924 in Batavia, a son of the late Anthony J. & Mary (Capella) Delson Sr., also preceded in death by his  beloved wife, Florence I. (Schwanke) Delson in 2004 and sister, Lucy Dombrowski.

   Mr. Delson was employed at US Chrome and remained a "fixture" there for 53 years, having just retired in January of 2013. A sergeant in the Army Air Corp. during WWII, member of the VFW Post #1602, avid golfer, bowler, card player and many years ago played semi-pro football in Batavia.

   Surviving is his loving daughter, Linda (late Donald) Palone of Batavia and her daughters, Joanna L. (John N.) Palone-Borrelli with their children, Jacklyn and Nicole D. all of Rochester, Stacy L. (Scott) Palone-Berchou with their children, Samantha N., Jason D. & Joseph M. all of Clarence; loving son, Robert A. (Traci) Delson of San Diego, CA and his sons, Anthony N. and David R. Delson of San Diego, CA; brother, David J. Delson of Batavia and sister, Frances "Babe" Gentile of Batavia along with many nieces, nephews and dear friends

   Visitation will be 10-12 NOON on Friday July 19, 2013 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where Funeral Services will follow at 12:00 PM. Burial with full military honors will be in Grand View Cemetery, memorials in Anthony's memory are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice.  

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

 

THE FAMILY OF ANTHONY J. DELSON JR. IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

 

 

Pavilion ~ Our Beloved father, Gerald Thomas Harding, age 79, of Fox Place Road, passed away early Wednesday morning (July 17, 2013) at Strong Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

     Mr. Harding was born May 27, 1934 in LeRoy, a son of the late Edward and Marion Campbell Harding.

     He was a dear dad and grandfather and was known for his love of his children. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and an avid hunter.  One of his biggest passions was racing. He was an avid race car fan and sponsor.

     He is survived by his children; Diana Lynn Schulz of Colorado Springs, Christel Gayhart of LeRoy, Kelly (Dennis) Crowe of Bergen, Edward Harding of Batavia, Richard Leubner of Arkansas, Robert Leubner of LeRoy, Gary Harding of Pavilion and Gerald (Acacia) Harding of Pavilion, a dear cousin, Jacque Reamer of Pavilion, along with 18 adored grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and many dear friends.  He was predeceased by his brother, Richard Harding.

     Family and friends may call on Friday, July 19, from 2 ~ 9 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt. 19), LeRoy. Funeral services will be private.  Memorial contributions may be offered to the family, who will organize a sponsorship of a future memorial race in Jerry’s honor.

     Mr. Harding and his family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc.   For any additional information, please call Vern at 585-768-2400.

 

May 7, 1927 – July 16, 2013

Ernest “Ernie” Murray Found Sr. died Tuesday in Batavia, NY at the age of 86.  A more loyal and devoted husband is challenging to find. He shared 65 years of marriage with his beloved Eleanor.

Born in York, NY, Ernie graduated from Pavilion High School and enrolled in college at Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio at age 16.

There he met Eleanor Ferguson as students and they were married in 1948 on the day he graduated.

During his time at Muskingum he served a year in the U.S. Navy in 1945-46 in the Pacific Theater.

Ernie devoted a 43-year career practicing law in Batavia, including serving as District Attorney for nine years. He was a partner at the firm Stakel, Suttel and Found.

He cherished his children’s activities, serving as their coach, accompanist and confidant.

One of his gifts – which he shared often – was a wry, gentle smile. It warmed those around him and put anyone at ease.

He would listen before he spoke and was patient with anyone he came upon.

Ernie enriched his time in retirement with Eleanor by traveling across America in elder hostels and making regular trips to Myrtle Beach, SC and Chautauqua, NY. A special retreat was the family cottage in Notre Dame-du-Lac, Quebec.

He loved baseball and taught his grandson three simple keys to pitching:

1) step back,

2) balance, and

3) follow through.

It is long suspected that he was teaching those as keys to life as well.

His loyalty extended to his affection for the St. Louis Cardinals, an affection shared among his descendants.

He enjoyed softball, handball and racquetball as well as his time in the Lions Club and Jaycees. He served as deacon, elder and trustee at First Presbyterian Church in Batavia.

An enthusiastic piano player since childhood, he found joy in music.

Though Parkinson’s late in his life robbed him of some of his dexterity, the condition seemed to vanish when he sat at the piano bench and his hands found the keys. His hands danced on the piano keys with the familiarity of a professional.

He joins in eternal peace those who preceded him in death: his parents, Charles and Grace; his siblings, Ellsworth, Marjorie and twins Clarence and Clayton; his son, Daniel; his daughter-in-law, Ellyn and his granddaughter, Caroline.

His legacy lives in those he is survived by: his wife, Eleanor; his daughters, Marilyn and Grace; his son, Ernie Jr.; his son-in-law, Mark; several nieces and nephews; his grandchildren Sarah and Jason, Emily and Joshua, Rachel and Christian, Anna, Gregory and Catharine; and his great grandchildren Eleanor and Andrew and his brother-in-law, Richard Ferguson.

Calling hours for Ernie will be held at the H.E. Turner Funeral Home in Batavia on Thursday from 4-7 p.m.

Memorial service will take place at the First Presbyterian Church in Batavia on Friday at 10:30 a.m. with reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First Presbyterian Church in Batavia.

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

 

 

 

The much loved Salvatore V. “Sam” Cintorino, 96 of Batavia, passed away on July 12, 2013 at the New York State Veterans Home @ Batavia. He was born on November 8, 1916 in Brooklyn to the late Antonio (Antonia Riso) Cintorino of Palermo, Italy was one of seven brothers and one sister-all deceased except for Ralph of Batavia. During the great depression as a high school senior Salvatore joined the government sponsored CC Work Camp to cut down redwoods in Washington State. He fought as an amateur light-weight boxer Sal “Sammy Divine” won at least 5 Golden-Gloves recognized by the Rochester Boxing Hall of Fame. Sam is a WWII Army Veteran that fought in Europe and was a Purple Heart recipient along with many other honors. He was a longtime employee of Doehler Jarvis and Batavia Downs. He loved to entertain family and friends with his harmonica, hobbied as an artisan woodmaker and was a card playing member of the St. Nicholas Social Club. He loved golfing and Dunkin Donuts. “We love you much dad (Bapa)”.

Salvatore is survived by his loving wife Angeline (Suozzi) Cintorino of Batavia; daughter Maria Kinsella of CT; two sons Salvatore Dominic (Margaret) of VT; David (Nancy) of VA; 5 grandchildren Julie and Kristine Kinsella; Jason (Jessica) Cintorino; Keaton and Lucas Cintorino; two great-grandchildren Maya and Dominic Cintorino; along with many nieces and nephews. 

Friends are invited to call on Monday July 15, 2013 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.  Prayers will be recited 9:30 AM on Tuesday July 16, 2013 at the Funeral Home followed by a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Ascension Parish 15 Sumner St. Batavia, NY 14020. Interment will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the New York State Veterans Home Activities Fund 220 Richmond Ave. Batavia, New York 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.

 

Age 40, of Batavia, died suddenly Monday July 8, 2013 in Rochester, NY from injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle accident while at work. He was born May 30, 1973 in Jacksonville, FL a son of Terry Wetmore of Pembroke and Nancy (Toal) (Dan) Gannon of Charleston, SC.

Shawn was employed by Tompkins Metal Finishing of Batavia. He was a self taught mechanic and enjoyed working on cars, action movies, especially The Fast & Furious series, swimming, his cats and daytrips taken with his wife. Shawn's faith and his family were most important along with time spent with his children.

Surviving along with his parents; his loving wife whom he married August 29, 2010, Melissa (Judd) Wetmore of Batavia; daughter, Lynsey Wetmore of Batavia and son, Alex Wetmore of Buffalo; step-children, Nicholas, Christopher Clark and Ryan Burdick all of Corfu; step-sister, Crista (Justin) Stimson of Pembroke; father-in-law, Raymond (late Lucille) Judd of East Pembroke; special aunt, Barbara Toal; uncle, Larry (Patti) Toal along with their children, Brianne & Ryan Toal; a niece and many friends.

Visitation will be 4-8 PM on Tuesday July 16, 2013 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where a Celebration of Shawn's Life will take place 11:00 AM Wednesday July 17. Burial will be in Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Corfu and memorials in Shawn's memory are suggested to GCASA 430 East Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.  

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

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

 

 

Judy L. Ables, 66 of Batavia, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on July 4, 2013. She was born December 19, 1946 in Dallas, TX to the late Ralph (Ruth) Ishmael. Mrs. Ables worked for many years at Fisher Price Toys in Medina. She loved doing yard work, flowers, pulling pranks and making friends but most of all spending time with her family. 

She is survived by her son Richard (Tamara) Ishmael of Batavia; best friend Arlene Chiarolanza of Batavia; granddaughters Amber of Albion, Crystal Ishmael of Batavia; step-grandchildren Sabrina, Kayla, Nicholas Twardowski of Batavia; Corporal Jacob Twardowski (US Army) of Fort Bliss, TX; brother Eddie (Judy) Ishmael of TX.    

Friends are invited to call on Tuesday July 9, 2013 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Funeral Services and Interment will be 12:00 Noon on Wednesday July 10, 2013 at Grand View Cemetery, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to HomeCare and Hospice 550 E. Main St. 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.

Age 71, of Batavia, died peacefully Wednesday morning July 3, 2013 at the Batavia Healthcare Center. He was born May 1, 1942 in Batavia to the late Thomas R. & Ruth E. (Brown) Galliford also preceded in death by brothers, Thomas and William Galliford.

   David was a self-employed tin man for many years and enjoyed fishing and dirt track racing.

   Surviving are his loving sisters, Joan (Bernard) Pangrazio of Elba, Susan (Gaylord) Cayea of Batavia and Nancy Szymaski of Holley; sisters-in-law, Gwen Galliford of Bergen and Sandy Galliford of CT along with many nieces and nephews.

   There is no prior visitation and services will be held privately by his family with burial in Mt. Rest Cemetery, Bergen.  

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

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

Age 46, of Albion, NY died Monday afternoon July 1, 2013 at Highland Hospital, after a long illness. She was born September 6, 1966 in Albion, NY to Edward Stymus and the late Esther (Johnson).

   Arlene graduated from Albion High School in 1984 and shortly after moved to Michigan with her husband where they lived and worked for nine years. Upon returning to the Barre Center area, Arlene worked for Keeler Construction and enjoyed assisting on the family farm and being with family. She also enjoyed making many types of crafts and selling them at the Canal Country Artisans        

   Surviving is her husband whom she married January 18, 1986, Chris Dunn of Albion; loving sons, Ryan and Adam; brother, Dennis of Albion; mother-in-law, Joan Vaughn; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

   Arlene's wishes were to have services and interment held privately by her family. Memorial's in her memory are suggested to Hospice of Orleans, PO Box 489 Albion, New York 14411.   

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

THE FAMILY OF ARLENE M. DUNN IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK.

Iva Crassi, 92 of Batavia, passed away Tuesday July 2, 2013 at the Genesee County Nursing Home. She was born September 23, 1920 in Olean to the late Norman C. (Bernice A. Perry) Bowen. Mrs. Crassi worked at Genesee Memorial Hospital, GTE Sylvania and Cadet Cleaners all in Batavia. She is preceded in death by her husband Carmelo Crassi in 1997, brother Clarence Bowen, sisters Frances Ecklund and Margaret Bowen.   

She is survived by her children Carlene (Russell Betters) Cadieux of Oakfield; Roger (Elizabeth) Crassi of Clarence; Charles (Maryanne) Crassi of Spencerport; 10 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.   

There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Bath National Cemetery.     

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Genesee County Animal Shelter 3841 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020.  For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit 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.

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