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Churchville - Mrs. Arietta W. Fuller, 97, of Churchville, died Sunday, (February 27, 2011) at the Odd Fellow & Rebekah Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Lockport.

Mrs. Fuller was born September 24, 1913 in Warsaw, the daughter of the late George and Blanche (Brodie) Wilson.

She was a member of the Churchville United Methodist Church, Woodman Monroe #642 in Rochester and the former Rebekah Lodge in Bergen.

Survivors include two sons, Bruce Fuller and Kenneth (Elaine) Fuller, both of Churchville; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Her husband, Idelbert Fuller, died in 2001. She is the sister of the late David Wilson and Gerald Wilson.

Calling hours are Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Churchville United Methodist Church, 24 West Buffalo Street, Churchville, where services will be at 7:00, also on Friday. Burial will be in Creekside Cemetery, Churchville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Churchville United Methodist Church, 24 West Buffalo Street, Churchville, NY, 14428 or Odd Fellow & Rebekah Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 104 Old Niagara Road, Lockport, NY 14094.  Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.  

Arrangements by the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Bergen.

 

Corfu- Mrs. Thelma A. Scott, 87, of Corfu, who was employed as a registered nurse at South Buffalo Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, died Sunday, February 27, 2011at Crossroads House.

Mrs. Scott was born December 19, 1923 inLockport, a daughter of the late Joseph "Dutch" and Agnes Hebler Gerner.

A very active member of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish- Holy Name of Mary Worship Site, she, along with her late husband Glenn, was involved with many church activities. She had a special love for all children especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Her husband, Glenn W. Scott, died July 9, 2007.

Surviving are her children, Cindy (Larry) Lee of Williamsburg, Virginia; John Scott of Batavia, Jeanne (James) Schmidt of Clarence and Margaret (Nathan F.) Call of Batavia; three grandchildren, Ted (Rebecca) Lee of York, Pennsylvania, Andrew (Allison) Lee of Yorktown, Virginia and Anne Marie (Joseph) Bezon of Barre; three great-grandchildren, Travis Lee of York, Pennsylvania, Abby and Drew Lee, both of Yorktown, Virginia; two sisters, Aldine Finley of Newfane and Jeanette (William) Travers of Lockport; two sisters-in-law, Josephine Gerner of Lockport and Mary (Bob) Kay of North Carolina; a brother-in-law, Robert Umhoefer of California; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She is the sister of the late Lucille Umhoefer, William Gerner and Geraldine (late George) Holly.

There are no prior calling hours. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish - Holy Name of Mary Worship Site, 8656 Church Street, East Pembroke.  Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, New York 14021.  Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements were completed by the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.


 

Elba- Mrs. Anna M. Dorf, 90, of Elba, died Saturday, February 26, 2011at United Memorial Medical Center, in Batavia.

Mrs. Dorf was born May 31, 1920 inBarre, a daughter of the late Charles and Jessie Kingdollar Allen.

A member of Padre Pio Parish - Our Lady of Fatima Worship site, Mrs. Dorf was a former member of the Home Bureau and Elba Historical Society. She enjoyed gardening, her flowers and traveled extensively with her family. Her family wishes to extend a special thank you to all of her caregivers during her illness.

Her husband, Ferdinand "June" Dorf, died September 24, 1995.

Survivors include three daughters, June Ellen Dorf of Elba, Lynda (Kris) Porter of Lewiston and Gail (Joseph) Gabriel of Brockport; two grandsons, Jeffrey Porter and David (Paula) Porter, both of Washington, two great-granddaughters, Courtney Anna and Mary Beth Porter, both of Washington and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She is the sister of the late Bernard T. Sr. (Dorothy) Allen, late Charles K. (Gertrude Schad) Allen, late Arthur (late Ethelyn) Allen, late Roland (Virginia) Allen and the late Elsie Ahl.  

Friends may call on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Padre Pio Parish - Our Lady of Fatima Worship Site, 65 South Main Street, Elba.  Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Elba. Memorials may be made to the Elba Fire Department, P.O. Box 58, Elba, New York 14058 or to Padre Pio Parish, 56 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, New York 14125. Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com

     Age 98, of Elba died peacefully Wednesday Feb. 23, 2011 at the Genesee County Nursing Home. She was born October 18, 1912 daughter of the late Charles & Pauline (Monachino) Zambito; she was married to Frank Mingionie who preceded her in death in 1981 and by siblings Frank, Paul, Anthony, Joseph, Charles, Philippa Zambito and Pauline Augello. She was a loving mother, sister and grandmother who will be remembered for her beautiful smile. A devoted member of St. Padre Pio Parish where she attended regularly until her health prevented her from doing so.

     Surviving is her beloved daughter Mary Ann Conley of Elba and her children Nicholas & Anmarie Conley; sisters Rose Dowd of Rochester and Sue Zambito of Elba; sister-in-law Alta Zambito; special niece Carol Anderson along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.

     Family and friends may visit from 3-8 PM Friday Feb. 25, 2011 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where prayers will be recited 9:15 AM Saturday Feb. 26, 2011 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM at St. Padre Pio Parish (Elba Site), Concelebrated by Father Art Mattulke & Father Pat O'keefe. Memorials in her memory may be made to the family and burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE COMPLETED BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020 ~ FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL MICHAEL AT (585)343-7500.

Mr. Hugh F. Underhill Darien Center - Mr. Hugh F. Underhill, 84, of Darien Center, died Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at his home while under the care of HomeCare & Hospice.

Mr. Underhill was born December 23, 1926 in Batavia, a son of the late George and Caroline Cooper Underhill. Mr. Underhill also worked at Batavia Metal Products for 21 years prior to working at Attica Package Company. He served during World War II with the Air Force.

He is survived by his wife, Alice J. Warner Underhill whom he married November 6, 1948 two sons, Donald Underhill of Wyoming and William (Maryann)  Underhill of Tonawanda; a daughter, Linda (David) Edinger of Tully; six grandchildren, Michelle Taubman, Matthew and Courtney Edinger, Megan and Joshua Underhill and Ryan; three great-grandchildren; a brother, David (Judy) Underhill of Batavia; two sisters, Carolyn (Jay) Smith and Ruth (David) Rigerman, both of Batavia; a sister-in-law, Florence Underhill of Batavia and several nieces and nephews.

He is the brother of the late Charles, Ted and Archie Underhill.

There are no prior calling hours. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Elba. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to DAV chapter 166 - Van Fund, and in the memo to designate "Van Replacement Fund", VAMC Batavia, Room 2-102, 222 Richmond Avenue, Batavia, New York 14020 or to HomeCare & Hospice, 550 East Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020. Condolences may be made at www.burdettandsanford.com

Arrangements were completed by the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield.

Albert Emerson Hay, 87, of Akron, died Sunday (February 20, 2011) at Weinberg Campus, Rosa Coplon Nursing Facility in Getzville after a lengthy illness.

He was born in Windsor, Ontario on July 9, 1923, a son of the late Andrew and Elizabeth Sayers Hay.

Mr. Hay was retired from Westinghouse  in Cheektowaga and enjoyed living at his cottage. 

Surviving is his wife, Thelma "Ozzie" Getman Hay of Akron.  Step children, Pamela (Melvin) Faulker of Akron, JoAnne (Mark) Forbach of Williamsville, Elizabeth Riccio of West Seneca, Amy (Steven) Parke of Kempner, TX, Michael (Sue) Getman of Waterford, NY and Theodore (Tracy) Getman of Orangeport, NY. Twelve grand-children, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive. He is the brother of Dorothy Hooper of Buffalo and the late Barbara Hay, James Hay, Jerold Hay, Michael Hay, Salina Noonan and Eileen Ziolkowski.

Friends and family may call 4-8PM Tuesday (Feb. 22, 2011) at the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC., 32 John St., Akron where services will be Wednesday at 10AM with Rev. Msgr. Robert Williamson.  Memorials may be made to;  Akron - Newstead Senior Center, 5691 Cummings Rd., Akron, NY  14001

Expressions of condolence may be made at mcandrewfuneralhomes.net

Burial will be in the United German and French Cemetery, Cheektowaga, NY.

Arrangements entrusted to the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC. RONALD P. KONIECZNY, DIRECTOR & VETERAN.

Veronica Ann Chilano, 91 of Batavia, NY. Died February 20, 2011 at the Batavia Nursing Home.

Born January 8, 1920 in Warsaw, New York. She is daughter of the late James (Bernice Millspaugh) Hayes. Mrs. Chilano retired from working with the New York State Police at the Troop A Barracks in Batavia. She was an avid card player and loved crossword puzzles. 

She was preceded in death by her husband Russell L. Chilano and her brother James Hayes. She is survived by her son Joseph J. (Meg) Chilano of Batavia; daughter Patricia Chilano of Batavia; grandchildren Michael (Catherine) Chilano of Rochester; Andrew Chilano of Akron; great-grandchildren Samantha and Nicholas Chilano; Godson Victor “Chip” Poole of Batavia, along with several nieces and nephews also survive. 

There will be no prior calling hours. 11:00 AM Funeral Services will take place on Saturday February 26, 2011 at St. Joseph’s Mausoleum on Ellicott Street in Batavia. Interment will take place at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Batavia. 

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association at www.diabetes.org.  For more information or to sign the online guest registry please go to 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. 

Batavia- Miss Diane Marie Lowe, 52, of Batavia, an Insurance Broker at Carmichael Insurance Agency in Oakfield, died Sunday, February 20, 2011 at Strong Memorial Hospital after a year long battle with cancer surrounded by her loving family.

Miss Lowe was born September 7, 1958 in Batavia, a daughter of Arthur "Buzz" and Carol (Oakes) Lowe, both of Oakfield.

She attended the Oakfield Community Bible Church, formerly played in the hand bell choir and sang in the church choir.  She was a member of the Oakfield Alabama High School Class of 1976 and former member of the Genesee Valley Women's Bowling Association.  She enjoyed her many trips to Disney World and was an avid fan of the Disney character "Goofy".  She also enjoyed arts and crafts, softball and reading.

She was formerly employed at the Genesee County Nursing Home and P.W. Minor Shoe Factory. 

Surviving along with her parents are a brother, Buzz (Debbie) Lowe of Oakfield; 2 sisters, Janice (Mark) Colopy and Joanne (Jeff) Qamoos, both of Oakfield; a special Friend, Jim Carmichael; 4 nieces, Sarah Lowe, Ashley Colopy, Jessica Colopy and Kellie (Robert) Buchanan; a nephew, Buzzie (Amanda) Lowe; 3 great-nieces, Laney, Morgan and Madison and a great-nephew, Austin.  

Friends may call on Tuesday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Oakfield Community Bible Church, 80 North Main St., Oakfield where services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family for distribution to various charities.  Burial will be in Cary Cemetery, Oakfield.  Condolences may be made at www.burdettandsanford.com,

 

 

Teresa T. Dehm, 82 of Batavia, NY. Died Saturday February 19, 2011 peacefully at her home.

Born February 23, 1928 in Elba, NY she is daughter of the late Mathias (Helen Meyer) Tretter. Mrs. Dehm was a graduate of Elba Central and Rochester Business Institute.

She retired from the Batavia School District. Teresa was a member of Resurrection Parish-St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, a volunteer for Hospice Family Care and All Babies Cherished.

She is preceded in death by two sisters Mary Tretter and sister Teresa Marie.  She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years Kenneth Dehm of Batavia; children Marie (Craig) Peterson of Syracuse, John (Laurie) Dehm of Stafford; Jayne (Mark) Mariano of Greece; siblings Isabella Rada, Paul (Peggy) Tretter, Carl (Irene) Tretter, Joan (Donald) Moynihan, 6 grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews also survive. 

Friends are invited to call on Tuesday February 22, 2011 from 4 to 8 PM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. A 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday February 23, 2011 at Resurrection Parish-St. Joseph’s Church 303 East Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Entombment will take place at St. Joseph’s Mausoleum. 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice Family Care 550 East Main St. Batavia, NY 14020 or to All Babies Cherished 445 Ellicott St. Batavia, NY 14020.  

For more information or to sign the online guest registry please go to 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.

Michael J. Bowen, 43 of Elba died February 16, 2011 peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. Born September 18, 1967 in Batavia, NY. He is son of the late Robert Bowen and Mary Ann (Mazur) Bowen of Batavia. Mike worked as a Master Locksmith at Advance Safe & Lock in Rochester. He was a member of St. Mary’s Church. Mike was an avid outdoorsman that loved to hunt and fish. Most importantly he was a loving father and husband.

He is survived by his loving wife of 16 years Denise E. (Pflaumer) Bowen of Elba; beloved children Michael R., Luke G., and Lexee E. Bowen all of Elba; brothers Robert (Ingrid) of Elba; John (Wendy) of Batavia; Daniel (Tara) Bowen of Batavia; sisters Margaret (Bruce) Bowen-Jones of CA; Kathleen Bowen of MI; Mary Beth Bowen of Batavia; mother-in-law Kathleen Pflaumer-Bush of Elba; along with many nieces and nephews also survive.

Friends are invited to call from 2 to 5 PM Sunday February 20, 2011 at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. A 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday February 21, 2011 in Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s Church), 18 Ellicott Street, Batavia, NY 14020.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the family. 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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