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Batavia - Mary L. Saile, 82 of Batavia, passed away on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at Unity Hospital in Rochester.

Mrs. Saile was born Thursday, November 2nd, 1939 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Franklin Stocking and Alice Russell Stocking.

A member of Northgate Free Methodist Church, she was an avid reader and card player. She enjoyed camping and listening to music. She “adopted” many stray dogs and will be remembered by her family as their caretaker as she cared for her children and grandchildren.

Mary is the wife of Vernon Charles Coniber who passed away on May 20, 1960 and Lynford F. Saile who passed away on August 20, 2012.

She is survived by her children, Rev. Vernon (Debbie) Saile of Byron, Cindy (David) Landrum of Appomattox, Virginia and Lyndy (Late Robin) Branton of Byron; her daughter-in-law, Kathy Saile of Batavia; ten grandchildren; Ashley, Zachary, Christopher, Stephen, Peter, Danielle, Carissa, Jessica, Megan and Rebecca; six great-grandchildren; Ephraim, Brynn, Elijah, Bailey, Sophie and Collin along with a sister-in-law, nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her son, Joseph F. Saile who passed away on March 14, 2019 and her grandson, Matthew Saile who passed away on September 7, 1992.

Family and friends are invited to call on Monday, April 11th, 2022 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.  Mary’s funeral service will immediately follow visitation at 1:00 pm. She will be laid to rest in Grand View Cemetery in Batavia.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Northgate Free Methodist Church, 8160 Bank Street Road, Batavia, New York 14020.  To leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle in her memory, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.


Linda Gene DeWitt, Daytona Beach Shores, Florida passed away on March 31, 2022. Linda was born in Pavilion, NY, graduated from Pavilion Central School in 1966. She worked in her family business B.R. DeWitt, Inc. for many years.  Linda was preceded in death by her son Christopher, her mother Shirley, and her Dad Gene.

She is survived by her son Shannon (Angela) of Pavilion, grandchildren Zackary, Ryan, Trevor, and Kiara. Also her brother Byron and sister-in-law Jaime. Several nieces and nephews. 
There will be no calling hours or funeral. She will be buried at Pavilion Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers donations may be made in Linda’s Honor to the Pavilion Cemetery Association, Pavilion Library 5 Woodrow Dr, Pavilion, NY 14525, or to the Pavilion Food Pantry, P.O. Box 456 Pavilion, NY 14525. To share a memory or leave a condolence please visit Leroyfuneralhome.com

wetmore_-_photo.jpgMark Laverne Wetmore, age 56, of Sharon, PA, formerly of Pike, New York, passed away on Friday, April 1, 2022 in Sharon Regional Hospital.

Born July 14, 1965, in Pike, New York, he was the son of the late Eugene and Connie (Grisewood) Wetmore.

Mark graduated from Letchworth High School in 1983 and served his country honorably in the US Army during Desert Storm. He was a construction worker for several different companies through out his career. He was a Volunteer Fire Fighter for many years and in his spare time he enjoyed, fishing, hunting, spending time with his family and his high quality, naps.

Mark is survived by two daughters, Nadine (Danny) Hose and Michelle (Sean) Kelly, two brothers, Lance Wetmore and Brian (Amy) Welsh, six sisters, Theresa Damonti, Gina (Dan) Worden, Becky (Scott) Kelley, Patty Bellucci and Yvonne Walcott, four grandchildren, Malayna, Gavin, Cash and Aubriella, his long time partner, Pam Schaller and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Annette and a brother-in-law Rudy.

An open memorial will take place on Sunday, July 17, 2022, at Pike Firehall, starting mid day.

Arrangements are being handled by the Harold W. Stevenson Funeral Home LLC, 264 E. State St., Sharon, PA 16146. On-line condolences may be offered by visiting stevensonfuneralhome.net.

scole.jpg  Sue Ann Cole, 70, of Batavia passed away peacefully on Monday April 4, 2022. She was born in Batavia on April 22, 1951 to the late William and Avis (Putnam) Weinert. In addition to her parents, Sue is predeceased by her son: Jamirson Lee Cole who passed Nov. 24th, 2018; and her sister Ruth (Weinert) Genajon.

She is survived by her daughter; Christina (Chris) Ekonomidis of New York City; siblings Jo Ann Toal of Byron, Keith (Adeline) Weinert of Byron, Kirk (Kim) Weinert of Limestone, NY., Kevin (Robin) Weinert of Batavia, Cheryl (Greg) Richenberg of Holley, Karl (Marilyn) Weinert of Byron and Jacqueline Ilazi of Bergen; grandchildren Rachel Cole, Joseph Cole and Sofia Ekonomidis, along with many nieces and nephews.

Sue was an avid reader and loved spending time with her family and friends, and always cherished spending time with her beloved grandchildren. There are countless stories and wonderful memories for all of us to carry forward in loving memory of our beloved Mother, Friend, Grandmother, Aunt. A strong woman who lived her life with honor and kindness, she will be greatly missed.

Friends are invited to call on Friday April 8, 2022 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.   A Funeral Service will immediately follow visitation at 7:00 pm at the Funeral Home. Sue will be laid to rest in Byron Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to the Arthritis Foundation www.arthritis.org.  To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.comArrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

Batavia, NY- Harold E. Nesbitt, 91, passed away on February 3, 2022.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Nan, and 2 sons, David Nesbitt of Pavilion and Thomas (Melanie) Nesbitt of Byron and a grandson, Connor Nesbitt of Vermont as well as nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, April 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Morganville United Church of Christ, 8466 Morganville Road in Stafford, where Harold's Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. also on Saturday.  He will be laid to rest with military honors in Grandview Cemetery, Batavia.  At the conclusion of the services at Grandview Cemetery, all are invited to a reception at the Morganville United Church of Christ in the fellowship hall.

Lawrence James Simmons, 83, of Elba, passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022.  He was born in Rochester NY on June 28, 1938 to the late John James Simmons and Hazel (Warburton) Simmons.

Larry is survived by his wife of 62 years, Patricia Anne (Peters) Simmons; five children, eleven grandchildren, and six great grandchildren; James (Patricia) Simmons of Churchville (Rob Simmons & Christine Guppenberger of Portland OR; & Dan Simmons & Amanda Lawson of Portland OR), Karen Simmons of Kennett Square PA., Linda (Rocco) Zambito of Elba (Rocco & Ashley Zambito of Los Angeles; Gianni & Kayla Zambito of LeRoy NY with Dominic, Maria, Gianna, Chiara and Leo; Luca Zambito of Rochester; Nico Zambito of Elba), Mark (Tammy) Simmons of Ballston Spa (Collin Simmons & Emily Toung of Schenectady; Noelle Simmons with Aliyah JM Simmons of Clifton Park NY) and Alan (April) Simmons of Melbourne FL (Michael Simmons & Hailey Blessing of Forth Worth Texas; Katelyn Simmons of Rochester; & Lydia Simmons of Melbourne FL). Larry is survived by his older sister, Vivian (Late Al) Kurt of Rochester NY and his younger sister Joan Markese of Martinsburg PA. Larry is also survived by his brother-in-law Richard (Meg) Peters; sisters-in-law Susan Peters; Mary (Charles) Schultz; and Kathi (Michael) DeBerger; along with many nieces and nephews.

Larry’s younger sister, Susan (Simmons) Martin died in 2019 with Alzheimer’s disease; as did his father, John James Simmons, in 2005. Larry was predeceased by his most blessed granddaughter, Danica Marie Zambito. 

Larry graduated from Edison Technical & Industrial High School in Rochester in 1957. He immediately began working with Rochester Telephone Co. as a frame man, then moved on to installing and repairing home phones, then repairing cable until his retirement in 1990. 

Larry served Our Lady of Fatima Church in Elba NY as Director of Religious Education. From 1992-2002, he also voluntarily maintained the Church property. In 1998 Larry was presented with the Lay Award of St. Joseph the Worker by Bishop Mansell of Buffalo, in recognition of Larry’s outstanding, unselfish service to the Church.

On Saturday, April 9, 2022 services will be held at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Elba. Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2022 from 11 am to 12 pm at St. Padre Pio Parish, Our Lady of Fatima Worship Site, 65 South Main Street, Elba with his Mass of Christian Burial to follow immediately at 12 pm. Committal services follow at Maplelawn Cemetery, Elba. 

Memorials may be made in the form of Mass intentions to St. Padre Pio Parish, 56 Maple Ave., Oakfield, New York 14125 or to the Chapel at St. Ann’s' Community, 1500 Portland Ave. Rochester, NY  14621, as well as to the Alzheimer’s Association of Rochester and the Finger Lakes, 435 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14620 or online at www.alz.org.  To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle in Larry’s memory, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia.

Corfu - The biggest,  warmest,  most generous heart stopped when our devoted and loving  husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, George passed away on March 28, 2022, at age 84.

We have been forever blessed with such a kind and loving soul as our patriarch. He leaves behind generations who know his optimistic joyful love of life, which will live on in our own hearts for generations to come. 

Survived by his wife of 59 years, Earlotta, and children, Gregory (Andrea) Karam, Kristin (Thomas) Brown, Jeffrey Karam and Michelle (Thomas) Keilman, grandchildren: Kara, Marissa and Sarina Brown, Michael and Sophie Karam, Ryan, Georgina, Samuel, and Harrison Keilman, great-grandchildren: Joshua, Pierson Brown and Thomas Sugrue. 

Also survived by sisters MaryLouise and Patricia, and brothers Michael and Bernard. Preceded in death, parents Edmund and Mary (Kane) Karam, brother, Edmund and sisters, Shirley and Kathie.

After graduating from St. Mary’s School, Cortland, George attended St. Mary’s College, Maryland and SUNY Cortland. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army National Guard. He lovingly provided for his family for 30 years as Sales Manager at Sexton, and in retirement, owned and operated The Union Hotel, Corfu NY. George was an active community member; Treasurer of both the Pioneer Mens’ Club and of St. Francis Social Club, he also served on the Village Board of Trustees and was a  Little League Coach for many years. 

A funeral mass will be held on April 23, 2022 at 10:00 am at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 18 West Main Street, Corfu. A luncheon will follow at 8656 Church Street, East Pembroke. A celebration of George’s life will continue that evening at his “Happy Place”. Flowers gratefully declined, instead, please bring your favorite memories of George.

Arrangements were made by C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc. 4-6 Main Street, Corfu, NY.

In loving memory of Teresa (Tre) M. George age 65 from Oakfield New York now resting peacefully with our Lord. Teresa is survived by her daughter Nina (Tony) White, granddaughter Natalia and son Jerome George.  She was predeceased by her husband John J. George and brother Peter Severino.  Surviving family includes her parents Nicolo and Mary Severino and siblings Joseph (Sheri) Severino, Christine (Randy) Bow, Rosemary (Norm) Geiss, Maria (Darin) Waite, Nicholas (Robin) Severino, Rafaline (Greg) Shilvock, and Jerry (Dorine) Severino along with several nieces and nephews. Teresa graduated from McAuley School of Nursing in 1980. Teresa spent most of her career employed at Saint Jerome’s Hospital as an LPN forming lifelong friendships with fellow nurses. She also worked as a Home Health Care Aide.  Teresa, a nurse throughout her whole life, touch the lives of so many families especially caring for her own nephew Justin “Goose”. Teresa will always be remembered for her free spirit including her unique style in clothing and gift giving. She loved her music listening to local bands and classic rock of Fleetwood Mac and James Taylor.  Teresa loved her pets, often adopting and rescuing animals that others would turn away.  The family wants to express deepest gratitude to all those who cared for Teresa in her final days, especially Crystal and the Alabama Volunteer Fire Department.

Calling hours will be held at Burdett & Sanford Funeral home in Oakfield, New York on Friday April 8th from 4 – 6 p.m. followed by a service to honor Teresa’s memory.  She will be laid to rest at St. Cecilia’s Cemetery, Oakfield. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Alabama Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 798, Basom, New York 14013. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle in her memory, please visit www.burdettandsanford.com.

Ola Jean Park, age 74, a lifetime resident of Pavilion, who later moved to Perry, NY, passed away on March 31, 2022, with her husband by her side.

   ola_j._park.png  She was born on July 12, 1947, a daughter of the late Donald Sr. and Arletta Roblee. 

     Ola was Captain of the Pavilion Rescue Squad and was the first female firefighter of the Pavilion Fire Department.

     She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Richard Park Sr.; sons, Richard Jr. (Michelle) Park of Pavilion, Thomas (Payadie) Park of LeRoy and Donald (Kathy) Park of Pavilion; grandchildren, John (Amanda) Park, Alyssa Park, Kayla (Dylan) Wetzel, Kerisa Park, Melisa Park, Keegan Park, Trisha (Billy) Park, Zachary (Rachel) Park and Harley Jean Park; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Carol Muehlig; brother, Donald Jr. (Lynne) Roblee; sister, Donna (Paul) Bernheisel, along with many nieces and nephews.

     She was also predeceased by her niece, Elizabeth Starr and brother-in-law, Gary Muehlig.

     Family and friends may call on Saturday, April 9 from 9:00 AM ~ 1:00 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake St. Rd. (Rt. 19), LeRoy, where her Service of Remembrance will be held at 1:00 P.M.  Private family interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pavilion Fire Department.

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

Batavia - Mary E.  Moore, 73 of Batavia passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2022 at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia.

She was born Friday, March 18th, 1949 in Warsaw, a daughter of the late Homer Steven Bush, Sr. and Charlotte Goodenow Bush.

Mary enjoyed playing cards, going shopping and out to eat. She loved to listen to music, especially Elvis Presley.  Above all else, her family was most important to her.

Mary is the wife of Robert E. Moore, Sr. who passed away on May 8, 2012.

Surviving are her children, Robert E. (Chris) Moore, Jr. of Elba, Steven (Kimberly) Moore, Sr. of Warsaw,  Jimmy (Bonnie) Moore, Sr. of Oakfield and Stacey (Dale) Wissinger of Oakfield; her grandchildren, Robert (Silena) Moore, III, Amanda (Will) Lobbins, Becky (Chris) Moore, Nicole (Jamie) Dell, Steven (Stephanie) Moore, Jr., Jimmy (Christy) Moore, Jr., Lacy (Joey) Moore, Justin Moore, RJ Smith, Rylee (Hunter) Wissinger and Connor Wissinger; 14 great-grandchildren; her sister, Carol (Dave) Coughlin of Batavia; her brothers,  Homer (Cathy) Bush, Jr. of Oakfield, Jon (Cindy) Bush of Batavia and Mark Bush of Batavia. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews all with whom she shared a special relationship with.

She is predeceased by her grandson, Jessie Moore and her siblings, Coleen Moore, David Bush, Yvonne Madison, Steven Bush and Jerry Bush.

Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield.  Funeral services will immediately follow visitation at 2:00 pm.  She will be laid to rest in Reed Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Office for the Aging, 2 Bank Street, Batavia, New York 14020. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle in her memory, please visit www.burdettandsanford.com.

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