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Le Roy - Joan Cole, 85 of Le Roy passed away on Tuesday, (October 20, 2020) at Le Roy Village Green in Le Roy.

Mrs. Cole was born November 27, 1934 in Hume, a daughter of the late  Willard Ferris and Phoebe (Bailey) Ferris.

She enjoyed puzzle books, cooking, baking, traveling and spending time with her family.

Joan is the wife of the late Francis Cole who passed away in 2003; she is also the sister of the late Laverne Ferris and Beatrice Rosato.

Surviving are her children, Robert Cole of Le Roy and Thomas A. (Laura) Cole of North Carolina.  5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren also survive.

There will be no visitation.  Family and friends are invited to attend Joan's Graveside Service on Friday (October 30, 2020) at 1:00 pm in Portageville Cemetery on East Koy Road in Portageville.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.  

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

Josephine  A.  Talone, 74,  of Batavia,  passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at Rochester General Hospital.

Josephine was born Tuesday, August 20, 1946 in Rochester, a daughter of the late Thomas and Pauline (Almalfa) Giunta.

Josephine loved spending time with her family and adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She enjoyed baking and cooking and was wonderful at both.

Surviving are her husband, Santo Talone, Jr. of Batavia; sons, Gregory (Katherine) Talone of Batavia and Jason (Kimberley) Talone of Batavia; grandchildren, Thomas Talone, Gianna Talone, Noah Talone, Alyssa Talone, Sarah (Vinny Monteleone) Bailey and Justin (Sarah) Bailey; great-grandchildren, Amelia Monteleone and Harrison Monteleone and several nieces and nephews.

Josephine is a sister of the late Marilyn Giunta and Joseph Giunta.

Services for Josephine will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Heart Association, online at https://www.heart.org/en/get-involved/ways-to-give.  

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

Arrangements for Josephine were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia, (585) 343-8868.

vmann.jpg  Virginia M. Mann, 87, of Le Roy passed away peacefully on Saturday October 24, 2020 at Hildebrandt Hospice in Rochester. She was born on May 7, 1933 to the late Jacob and Cecilia (Hecht) Zeitvogel. In addition to her parents, Virginia is predeceased by her daughters; Karen Mann and Laura Gonzalez; brother Thomas Zeitvogel. 

Mrs. Mann worked for many years at Walmart in Batavia, most people would remember her greeting them as they walked in. She loved to travel and take day trips. She was an avid cook with a great sense of humor who loved spending time with her family, especially her children and grandchildren. Virginia was a long time parishioner at Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Le Roy.

She is survived by her children; Donald (Joanne) Mann of Dansville, David (Karen) Mann of Dansville, Barbara (Rod) Bouchard of Pavilion and Charles Mann of Messa, AZ; brothers Charles (Veronica) Zeitvogel and William (Shirley) Zeitvogel; sister Mary Tanzer and sister in law Susan Zeitvogel; 16 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren, along with many nieces of nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday October 28, 2020 from 4:00-7:00PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. A Private Mass of Christian Burial will be held for the family. She will be laid to rest in St. Francis Cemetery in LeRoy.
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 the NYS Veterans Home at Batavia Activities Fund 220 Richmond Ave. in Batavia.  For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or to sign a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

flowersunset.jpgNancy L. Beck, 82 of Attica, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Friday, October 23, 2020 at home. She was born June 10, 1938 in Erie, PA to the late Vincent (Elizabeth Fromknecht) Trapp. She is preceded in death by son Tony Beck and sister Marjorie Parker.

Mrs. Beck enjoyed spending time at Stevens Memorial Community Library in Attica, traveling, cooking and baking. She worked for many years at Attica High School. Family was everything to her, she loved them all dearly.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 53 plus years, Carl H. Beck; children Vicki (Eric) Honour, Catherine Hooper, Terri (Warren) Peck, Cheryl (Joe) Fugle, Carla (Paul) Westermeier, Steve Beck, Paula (Jeffrey) Posster, Chris (Connie) Beck, daughter-in-law Kim Beck; sister Helen Brown; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild,  along with many nieces and nephews. 

There will be no prior calling hours and services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Stevens Memorial Community Library, 146 Main Street, Attica, NY 14011 or to Homecare & Hospice, Inc., 450 North Main Street #3, Warsaw, NY 14569. 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.

Basom - Jean  A. Richardson, age 82, of Basom, passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at United Memorial Medical Center.

Mrs. Richardson was born  February 18, 1938 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Walter Wickham and Gladys Parsons Wickham.

A graduate of Oakfield-Alabama Central School and the Highland School of Nursing in Rochester, Jean was a longtime member of the Alabama-Basom United Methodist Church where she was a member, past-president and former secretary of the United Methodist Women. She was also a member, former secretary and past-president for the ladies auxiliary of the Alabama Fire Department.  Jean enjoyed tending to her flower gardens, cross-stitching, gardening and baking, especially her snickerdoodle cookies. She loved spending time with her family, especially during the holidays and enjoyed shopping.

Jean is the wife of John Richardson who passed away on January 17, 2001.

She is survived by her children; Daniel (Pam) Richardson of Newport News, Virginia; Brian (Brenda) Richardson of Basom and Cindee (Victor) Azer of Bronx, New York; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; two brothers; Kenneth (Janet) Wickham of Illinois and Richard (Bonnie) Wickham of Virginia; and nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her son, Scot A. Richardson who passed away on July 31, 2012; her grandson, Christopher Tripodi who passed away in May of 2020 and her brother Ernest Wickham who passed away on August 23, 1979.

Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, October 27th, 2020  from 11:00 am  to 1:00 pm  at Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield where services will immediately follow at 1 p.m. She will be laid to rest in Reed Cemetery, Oakfield.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee Senior Living, 278 Bank Street, Batavia, New York 14020.  To leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

LeRoy, NY ~ Edward J. Blaszak, age 77, of Church Street passed away at Wilmot Cancer Center at Strong Memorial Hospital on Saturday, October 24, 2020.

     He was born November 15, 1942 in Warsaw, New York, son of the late Felix L. Blaszak and Genevieve Cielepala Blaszak.

     Ed will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather who cherished the time he could spend with family and friends.  He loved traveling, especially cruising with good friends Paul and Joan Tresco, and visited over 40 countries.  He was an avid fan of the New York Yankees and Buffalo Bills.  He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and a Past Faithful Navigator of the 4th Degree. Ed was also very proud of his service to his country, having served with the U.S. Army. 

     He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 52 years, JoAnn; his children, Suzanne Blaszak, Amy (Jeff) Bartlett and his beloved grandchildren, Andrew, Ethan, Brody, and Brandon.

     In addition to his mother and father, he was predeceased by his brother, Felix Blaszak.

     Family and friends may call on Tuesday, October 27th from 11:00 am-12:30 pm at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt. 19), LeRoy. (Funeral home occupancy will be limited to 33% capacity during the course of visitation and face masks will be required.)  

     Services will be held at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Peter's Church, 44 Lake Street, LeRoy, NY at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, October 27th, following visitation.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Wilmot Cancer Center, 300 E. River Road, PO Box 278996, Rochester, NY 14627.

     Your memories and condolences may be shared with Mr. Blaszak’s family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.

krisemeyer.jpgKris E. Meyer, 41 of Varysburg, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw after a lengthy illness. He was born December 5, 1978 in Buffalo to Dennis (Brenda Metz) Meyer of Varysburg.

Kris worked alongside his family at Meyer Dairy Farms, LLC and loved taking care of the calves. He enjoyed music, especially playing drums, riding his four wheeler and teddy bears.  

Along with his parents Kris is survived by his siblings, Melanie (Rich) Chmylak of Greece; Chad (Jennifer) Meyer of North Java; Corey (Jamie) Meyer of Varysburg; Tammy (Scott Lina) Meyer of Elma; along with many nieces and nephews. 

Friends are invited to call on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon at Holy Family Parish, 4316 NY-98, North Java, NY 14113 where a 12:00 Noon Mass of Christian Burial will immediately follow. He will be laid to rest in St. Nicholas Cemetery, North Java.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holy Family Parish or to Charlotte House, 4316 NY-98, North Java, NY 14113. 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.

Batavia - Deborah  D.  Dutton, age 64,  of Batavia,  passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, following a brief illness.

She was born November 23, 1955 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Laverne and Olive Boyce Dutton.

She was currently employed at GCASA's Recovery Station in Batavia and attended Batavia City Church. An avid sports fan, she rooted for the Cleveland Browns, New York Yankees and Syracuse Orangemen and would often remark that if sports weren't on television, there was nothing to watch. She enjoyed gardening and during spring and summer would be found outdoors tending to her flower gardens. Deb enjoyed crafts, especially crocheting and could often be found at the local yard sales. 

Surviving are her sister, Christine (David) Rich of Batavia; her brother, Benjamin (Sharon) Dutton of Batavia; her nieces,  Amanda (Dan) Cragg of Batavia and Colleen (Jeremy) Riter of LeRoy; and her great-nephew, Matthew Cragg of Batavia. She will also be sadly missed by Lilly, her cat.  

Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, October 24th, 2020  from 11:00 am  to 1:00 pm  at Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia. Funeral services will be held privately for her family. She will be laid to rest in Elmwood Cemetery. Please consider memorials in her memory to GCASA's Recovery Station, 5256 Clinton Street Road, Batavia, New York 14020 or to Volunteers for Animals, P.O. Box 1621, Batavia, New York 14021.  To leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, funeral home capacity will be limited to 33%. Social distancing and face coverings are required. We appreciate your understanding.

Castile / Silver Lake ~ David Lee Eaton Jr., age 54, of Lake Shore Drive passed away at home on Tuesday (October 20, 2020).

     He was born November 15, 1965 in Batavia, a son of David L. Eaton Sr. and the late Mary Jane Corcimiglia Walton.

     Dave will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather and brother, who cherished the time he could spend with family and friends.  He loved to fish on Silver Lake and also enjoyed hunting, gardening, canning and dealing in antiques.

     He will be sadly missed by his father, David Sr. of Batavia; his children, Kara (Bryan) Zavitz, Breanna Eaton and Jesse Eaton; his cherished grandchildren, Camden, Theodore and Javion; his siblings, Brenda (Jay) Osborn, Beth Eaton, Sue (Art) Logsdon, Brian (Giuliana) Walton, Mike Walton, Tom (Elba) Austin and Don (Patty) Austin; his children's mother and step-mother, Heidi Eaton, along with many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

     In addition to his mother, he was predeceased by his step-father, Thomas Walton.

     Family and friends may call on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 11 AM ~ 3 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt. 19), LeRoy.  (Funeral home occupancy will be limited to 33% capacity during the course of visitation and face masks will be required.)

     Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family c/o Kara Zavitz, 1545 Rochester Street, Lima, N.Y. 14485.

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

     Mr. Eaton and his family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc. in LeRoy.  585-768-2400

Pearl Creek ~ Elva A. Draper, age 93, of  Wyoming, N.Y., rejoined her husband in heaven on Saturday October 17, 2020.

     She was born April 14, 1927 in Covington, a daughter of the late Harry P. and Adeline Murphy Weber.

     She married Ivan Draper on July 1, 1944 and together raised their four children.  Elva was predeceased by her husband, Ivan; son Larry Draper; siblings, Maurice, Harry, Elwood, Kenneth, John and Mary Eva Weber and grandchildren, Michael Draper, Christopher Draper and Colleen Sue Hinrich.

     She will be sadly missed by her children, Gordon (Sandy) Draper of Pavilion, James (Betty) Draper of Pavilion, Darlene (Kevin) Hinrich of Wyoming and daughter-in-law, Donna Draper of Cheektowaga; her siblings, Jacob Weber of Pavilion, William Weber of Albion, Genevieve Hint of Perry, Vera Pursel of Pavilion, June Leake of York and brother-in-law, Verner Draper of Fulton, N.Y. ; 13 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

     Family and friends may call on Friday, October 23 from 11 AM ~ 1 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road, LeRoy. (Funeral home occupancy will be limited to 33% capacity during the course of visitation and face masks will be required.)    Her Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:30 PM. at the Pavilion First Baptist Church, 10956 Lake St., Pavilion.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Pavilion First Baptist Church.

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

     Mrs. Draper and her family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc. in LeRoy.  585-768-2400

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