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     Age 87, of Batavia, died Thursday morning January 27, 2011 at the Batavia Nursing Home. A complete obituary will appear Friday afternoon.

ARRANGEMENTS ARE BEING 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.

Batavia - Mrs. Anita F. Johnson, 88, of Batavia, a press operator at Motorola in Arcade prior to her retirement, died Thursday, January 27, 2011at United Memorial Medical Center, in Batavia.

Mrs. Johnson was born November 2, 1922 in Springville, the daughter of the late Milton and Mildred (Goodemote) Spencer.
Mrs. Johnson moved to the area in October, 2005 from Temple, Texas where she was a member of and taught Sunday School at the First Methodist Church. She was a Girl Scout and Boy Scout Leader, active in the Grange, 4-H Club, and the Home Demonstration Unit where she served as president. She was a former secretary of the Dairyman's League. She enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, letter writing and traveling. Mrs. Johnson had visited all 50 states. She did her family's genealogy dating as far back as the 1790's.
She also worked at Fisher Price in East Aurora and as head janitor at Jellystone Park in East Otto where she was known as the "Moppin' Mama".
Her first husband, Eugene M. Ruhlen, died January 15, 1981 and her second husband, Leon M. Johnson, died in 1995.  
Survivors include 9 children, Carol (Richard) Curtis of Temple, TX, Mason (Donna) Ruhlen of Bayonne, NJ, Terry (Thelma) Ruhlen of Richmond, VA, Patricia (Allen) Collins of Delevan, LaVerne Ruhlen of Waco, TX, Mark (Shierly) Ruhlen of Garfield, NJ, Jo (Donald) Warren of Byron, Eric (Lorena) Ruhlen of Hutto, TX, Glenn (Michelle) Ruhlen of Milford, IL; 3 step-daughters, CeCelia (Larry) Benovsky of Prescott, AZ, Sharon Morse and Mary (Richard) Donaldson, both of LaBam, WA; a sister-in-law, Genny Fleury of LaBam, WA; a brother-in-law, Maurice (Florence) Ruhlen of Albion; 34 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was the mother of the late James Kelly Ruhlen who died September 23, 1977 and Ronald Carl Ruhlen who died February 25, 1946, and sister of the late James, Lowell, Richard Paul and Charles Spencer.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, 315 Alberta Drive, Amherst, New York 14226. Burial will be in Sardinia Cemetery. Arrangements were completed by H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home of Batavia. Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.        

 

 

Batavia - Mrs. Patricia L. Neth, 51, of Batavia, died peacefully Friday, (January 21, 2011) at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Neth was born March 3, 1959 in Indiana, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Daniel and Dolly (King) Stiles.

She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and a friend to everyone. Mrs. Neth worked at Victorian Manor.

Survivors include her husband, R. Thomas Neth, whom she married May 29, 1976; a son, Michael (Karen) Neth; two daughters, Sarah Neth and Emily Neth; a grandson, Antonio Neth; three brothers, Dale (Beverly) Stiles of Batavia, Larry (Donna) Stiles of Batavia and James (Judy) Stiles of Pavilion; four sisters, Ione Johnson of Batavia, Sylvia (James) Marble of Nunda, Donna (Ron) Johnson of Batavia and Lori (Greg) Baldwin of Albion; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews as well as many in-laws.

She is a sister of the late William (Nancy) Stiles and Frank (Lucille) Stiles.

There are no prior calling hours. Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday (February 5, 2011) at the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia. Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to James P. Wilmot Cancer Center at Strong Memorial Hospital, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, N.Y. 14642. Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

 

Lois A. Billington, 7of Warsaw, NY died January 24, 2011 peacefully at the Episcopal Church Home in Rochester. Born January 23, 1934 in Rochester, New York. Daughter of the late Floyd (Emma Horton) Call. Mrs. Billington was retired from Kraft General Foods in Avon. She was preceded in death by her husband Stanley Billington. 
 
She is survived by sons Lawrence (Belinda) of FL; David of FL; Douglas Billington of Rochester; daughter Elizabeth (Robert) Feeley of Munnsville; sister Janet Dickens of Rochester; 7 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews also survive. 
 
Friends may call from 10 to 11 AM on Saturday January 29, 2011 at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Interment will take place at Grand View Cemetery in Batavia. 
 
Memorials may be made to the Family.  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.

 

barker.jpgAddyson Zane Barker, 2 ½ Months of Oakfield died January 24, 2011 at the United Memorial Medical Center. Born November 2, 2010 in Rochester, NY. She is daughter of Justin Z. Barker and Michelle C. Neth of Oakfield. She is preceded in death by great-grandfather Andrew Hastee. 
 
Surviving along with her parents are twin sister Kiley M. Barker of Oakfield; grandparents Lisa (Brian Florian) Hastee of Darien; Robert Neth Sr. of Pavilion; Donna Barker of Atlanta, GA; great-grandparents Linda Hastee of Alabama; Charles (Cathy) Neth III of Batavia; aunts and uncles Jason, Erica, Derick, Lina Barker all of Atlanta, GA; Robert Jr. of Batavia; Courtney of LeRoy;  Jacob, Jared Neth of Pavilion; along with many great aunts, uncles and cousins.
 
 Friends are invited to call from 4 to 8 PM on Friday January 28, 2011 at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. A 10:00 AM Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday January 29, 2011 at St. Padre Pio Parish-St. Cecilia’s Church 56 Maple Ave. Oakfield, NY 14125. 
 
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Oakfield Fire Department 20 Albert St. Oakfield, NY 14125. 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.  
 

 

Mary Cameron Hayles, 9of Brockport, NY. Went peacefully on Friday, January 21, 2011 at the Lakeside Beikirch Care Center in Brockport. Born August 11, 1918 in Chilliwack, British Columbia. She is daughter of the late Henry ( Elizabeth Cameron) Eddie. Mrs. Hayles graduated from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver as a Registered Nurse. She also had her Master’s in Public School Health Administration. She retired in 1980 as a School Nurse from the Batavia Public School System. Mary is predeceased by her husband Oliver John “Jack” Hayles. 
 
Loving wife and mother, she leaves behind her children John (Hilary) of Winnipeg, Manitoba; Donald (Patricia) of  AZ; William (Patricia) of Brockport; Robert (Sandra) Hayles of Washington (State); 13 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren survive along with several nieces and nephews. 
 
Friends may call on Friday February 4th from 3 to 7 PM at The Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company Inc. 329-333 West Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. 11:00 AM Funeral Service will take place on Saturday February 5th at the First Presbyterian Church 300 East Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. Interment at Chilliwack IOOF Cemetery in British Columbia. 
 
The Family suggests memorials be made to the First Presbyterian Church 300 E. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020 or to the Lakeside Beikirch Care Center 170 W. Ave. Brockport, NY 14420.  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.

 

   Max R.D. Dawson was born and died on Sunday January 23, 2011 at the United Memorial Medical Center. He is son of Cortney L. Dawson of LeRoy. Max will be always loved and sadly missed. 
 
Surviving along with his mother are grandparents Robert (Marianne) Dawson of Batavia; Susan (Roger) Trietly of St. Louis, MO; uncles Robert Dawson III of TN; Elijah Dawson of Batavia; and aunt Marlee Dawson of Batavia. 
 
There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the Family. 
 
Memorials may 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.

lberardini.jpgAge 47, of North Chili died peacefully Monday afternoon January 24, 2011 at her home after a long and courageous struggle with cancer, her loving family by her side. She was born March 3, 1963 in Rochester, a daughter of Philip & Patricia (Johnson) Haley of Fairport. Lisa was a Buffalo State and Geneseo State College graduate and leaves a legacy of over 24 years of teaching elementary school at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School #9. Her family, friends and students will miss her creativity, her energy and her kindness for those around her.

     Surviving along with her parents is her beloved husband Michael T. Berardini of N. Chili; her daughter and best friend Lauren Reiner; step-sons Christopher, Colin & Alex Berardini; father & mother-in-law Donald (Angie) Berardini of Batavia; sister Pamela Haley and her children Allison, Miles & Sean Hodge along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

     Family and friends may visit from 4-8 PM Thursday Jan. 27 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, NY 14020 and 4-8 PM Friday Jan. 28 at the Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home (Egypt Location) 7501 Pittsford-Palmyra Road Fairport, NY 14450 where a Celebration of Life Service will take place 10:00 AM Saturday Jan. 29. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her memory are suggested to Lipson Cancer Center at Rochester General Hospital 1425 Portland Ave. Rochester, NY 14621 or the Lisa M. Berardini Memorial Fund c/o Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School #9 at 485 Clinton Ave. North Rochester, NY 14651.

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

Earl was born in the Town of Perry on September 22, 1928 a son of the late William and Marion McClurg Hamilton. He was a farmer his entire life farming on the family farm in Perry and later his farm in Leicester. He was a member of the First Congregational Church in Perry Center, a committeeman for several business including Agway, Farm Service Agency, and Profac. He was a former assessor for the Town of Leicester. An avid collector of antique tractors and farm equipment, and John Deer memorabilia. He is preceded in death by a sister: Jean Hamilton, brothers Wayne “Bump” Hamilton, Donald Hamilton, and his twin Carl Hamilton.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Evelyn Green Hamilton who he married on October 14, 1950, 4 sons: Glenn (Aleta) Hamilton of Leicester, James Hamilton of Conesus Lake, Dale (Deborah) Hamilton of Dansville and Terry Hamilton of Leicester, a daughter: Tammy (Ladd) Tice of Leicester, a brother: Richard “Bud” (Mildred) Hamilton of Leicester, 2 sister-in-laws: Katherine Hamilton of Leicester, and Marlene Hamilton of Geneseo, 7 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews survive.

Friends are invited to call from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Tuesday January 25th at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. Perry, NY 14530. Funeral services will be on Wednesday January 26th at 11:00 am at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Leicester Cemetery in Leicester.

Memorials may be made to the First Congregational Church 7205 Rt. 20A Perry, New York 14530, or to the Noyes Kidney Disease and Dialysis Center 4616 Millenium Dr. Geneseo, New York 14454. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or call (585) 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. 
 

 

gavel.jpgDorothy J. Gavel, 90 of Batavia, NY, died peacefully on January 23, 2011. Born August 13, 1920 in Clarendon, New York. She is daughter of the late Karl (Jennie Foster) Jannain. Mrs. Gavel taught 5th grade in Elba for 34 years. She was wife of the Former Genesee County Sheriff Frank L. Gavel and Matron of the Genesee County Jail. Mrs. Gavel was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church in Batavia and arranged many trips for the Happy Agers in Alexander. She is preceded in death by her husband Frank L. Gavel (2008). 
 
She is survived by daughter Barbara L. “Bobbie” Gavel of Batavia; dear friend Lisa Kaczmarek of Wyoming and her daughters Alicia, Sarah, Cassie, and Emily along with many nieces and nephews also survive. 
 
There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Interment will take place at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Elba. 
 
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church 300 E. Main St. Batavia, NY 14530 or to HomeCare and Hospice 550 E. Main 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.
 
   

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