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Maybelle P. Sehm, 93, formerly of LeRoy, NY passed away at a Hospice Care facility in Arizona on June 23,2021.  She was born in Rochester, NY on March 17, 1928 to the late Joseph and Audrey L. DiLorenzo. She was predeceased in death by her beloved husband of 49 years Dean M. Sehm.

     Maybelle was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  She worked as a registered nurse, retiring from Strong Memorial Hospital in 1979 moving with her husband to Arizona, where she continued her nursing career.  Maybelle enjoyed her family, gardening and painting.

     Maybelle is survived by her children Darryl Sehm of LeRoy, NY, Dean (Sheri) Sehm of Arizona, Cherie Lead (Larry Koester) of Perry NY, sisters A. Betty Swart of South Carolina and Audrey Neva of NY.  Grandchildren, Amy, Darryl J., Dean III, (Kimberly), Robert (Yessica) and Crystal.  Great grand children Meredith, Dean IV, Ava, Mackenzie, Allison, Brett, Alexander and Jeremy, several nephews and nieces.  Maybelle also cherished Karen, Matthew and Nicole Clark of NY.

     Arrangements were entrusted to Thompson Funeral Chapel.  A celebration of life to take place in Arizona at a later date.

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

urtel_paul_-_photo2.jpgPaul R. Urtel, Jr., 58 of Rochester, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday (June 17, 2021) at his residence.

He was born May 23, 1963 in Batavia, NY, a son of Paul R. Urtel of Batavia and the late Mary Palone Urtel.

Mr. Urtel served his country with the U. S. Navy from 1981-1989.

Survivors include his father, Paul Urtel of Batavia. Siblings, Janice Forster, Dale (Pat) Buck, Jennifer White and Joseph (Laken) Urtel. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

He was the brother of the late Walter Buck, Tony Dixon and Carol Benedict.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family with burial in the Western New York National Cemetery.

Memorials in his memory may be made to the NYS Veterans Home Activities Fund, 220 Richmond Ave., Batavia, NY 14020.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, NY 14020. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR.

 

 

 

scottrgraham.jpgScott R. Graham of Batavia, passed away unexpectedly on April 30, 2021 at the age of 56. Scott, the son of the late Richard “Dick” Graham and Cynthia (nee Palicki) Rodkey, he graduated from Batavia HS and ECC. He worked within the dental laboratory field for over 30 years. He was proud owner of Batavia Dental Laboratory for the past 4 years.

Scott is survived by his sons, Colin Graham and Jared Graham both of Oakfield, mother Cynthia (Robert) Rodkey of Batavia, late father Richard (Shari) Graham of Chili, sister Sandy (Mike) Anchor and nephews, Zack, Josh and niece Jessica all of Batavia, along with his former wife Bobbie Graham of Oakfield.

Scott enjoyed childhood summers at Horseshoe Lake, loved golfing, sailing and scuba diving. He was a past member of the Batavia Jaycees and took pride in having a “plethora of random knowledge”.

A remembrance and Celebration of Life will be held at Kiwanis Park, 3808 W Main St Rd, Batavia, NY, on Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 2 to 4 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society www.cancer.org. 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.

Shortsville,  William “Billy” Stubinger-Plaisted age 15, was called back to heaven on June 25th, 2021. Billy the Brave passed away a hero. He fought as hard as he could to come back to us before his beautiful heart couldn't fight anymore. He then gave the gift of life with his organs.

Family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of life for Billy the Brave on Friday July 2, 2021, 10am at Wellspring Church 22 Teft Ave. Clifton Springs, NY 14432.

Contributions for Billy’s family may be made to Rosalie and Jeffrey Plaisted 330 Fall Brook Circle Clifton. Springs, NY 14432.

Billy was a kind and gentle soul, too sweet for this world. He loved his family and we love him so much. He was the best son and best big brother anyone could ask for. He wanted to be a soldier in the army and an animal control officer. He loved being at the lake with his family, playing with his siblings, being with his cats and dogs, playing video games, riding his bike, swimming, jumping on the trampoline, and growing vegetables in his very own garden at grandma and grandpas. Mommy and daddy love you and adore you and miss you so much Billy. My precious first born baby, mommy and daddy and all your brothers and your sister will be with you at the lake again someday. 

Billy is survived by his parents Rosalie and Jeffrey Plaisted, Brothers Johnathan and Donovan Stubinger, Jeffrey Plaisted and sister Grace Plaisted. Paternal grandparents William and Catherine Plaisted, Aunt Shelly (Brian) Alvaro, Uncles Billy (Angela Ridley) Erti and John (Diane Wade) Erti, Cousins Hudson and Wyatt Erti, Sara Chase and many friends and extended family.
Funeral arrangements have been made with the Cheney Funeral Home, 70 Main Street, Phelps.

larrylhinz.jpgLarry L. Hinz, Sr, 81 of Batavia, passed away on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at United Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Laurel, DE on August 12, 1939 to the late Frank (Josephine Hoffman) Hinz. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Margaret (Johnston) Hinz, brothers, William and Frank Hinz, sister Patricia Johnston.

Larry worked as an Over the Road Truck Driver and then went on to work and retire from PW Minor in Batavia. He was proud to serve in the Army Reserves and National Guard, he was also a member of the Alexander Fire Department for many years. Larry was an avid outdoorsman that loved to hunt and fish. Family was most important to Larry, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  

He is survived by his children, Margaret (Michael) Taylor of LeRoy, Larry (Patricia) Hinz Jr of Batavia; Roxanne (Michael) Sentiff of Brockport, sisters, Dorothy Sanfrantello of Batavia, Ruth Ann Hinz of Alexander, 6 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 from 4 to 7 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020. An 11:00 AM Celebration of Life will take place on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at the Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Alexander.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alexander Fire Department, P.O. Box 336, Alexander, NY 14005. 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.


Dorothy L. Batchellor, age 98, formerly of Oak Orchard Road in the Town of Barre, passed away December 2, 2020 at the NYS Veterans Home in Batavia following a brief illness. A memorial mass will be held on Friday, July 16 at 10am at Holy Family Parish in Albion.

peteaprial.jpgPete A. Prial, 62 of Attica, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 27, 2021. He was born May 6, 1959 in Warsaw to June Pope of Attica and the late William Prial. He is preceded in death by two brothers, Brian and Ronald Prial.

Pete served in the US Army in the Netherlands where he met his wife, he was very proud of his service to his country. He was a Boy Scout Leader of Troop 60 for many years and it was one of his greatest joys, teaching them what he had learned so many years ago. Pete was a retired truck driver, avid hunter, fisherman and all around outdoorsman. He tried to take full advantage of every opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. Pete will be missed so very much, he was liked and loved by so many.

Pete is survived by his beloved wife of 40 years, Jacqueline Prial of Attica, children, Lindsey (Robert) Patton of Pittsford, Ian (Alexis) Prial of Attica, Trenton and Carter, brother Victor Prial, sisters Rose (Scott) Hubbard of Akron, Lorrie (Lauren) Berger of Texas, along with many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of His Life will be held at a later date with military honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

Nancy Ann (Galland) Gardner, 59, of Arizona, formerly of Darien, passed away Monday, June 21, 2021.

Nancy was born on June 20, 1962, in Ontario, Canada. She was predeceased by her parents, Francis and Nancy Topham Galland.

Nancy loved to evangelize anyone who needed to hear of the love of Jesus.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Richard Gardner, her son, Anthony (Carissa) Ferris of Arizona and her daughter, Kristy Weremblewski of Buffalo; her precious grandchildren, Clark Ferris Whiteside, Anthony John Ferris, Aliza, Cheyenne, Aaliyah and Jocelynn Weremblewski, Olivia Carter and Josiah Rodriguez; her sisters, Joan (Ken) Brauner, Elizabeth (Mark) Sheldon; brothers, Francis (Wendy) Galland and Daniel Galland; survived by her spiritual mother, Dorothy Antoine. Several nephews and a niece also survive.

A Memorial Mass will be held Thursday, July 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 18 West Main Street, Corfu, NY. 

Local arrangements by C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., Corfu, NY.

Perry ~ Bruce Allen Hettler, age 75 of N. Main Street, passed away on Sunday (June 27, 2021) at the Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Home in Warsaw.

     He was born December 18, 1945 in Brockport, NY, a son of the late Carlton and Anna Marie Campbell Hettler.

     Bruce was a loving husband, father and grandfather, who cherished his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  He will be remembered as a very hardworking, yet quiet man, who loved NASCAR races and enjoyed the outdoors and watching the news to keep up on current events.

     He is survived by his devoted wife, Gail Anderson Hettler; his children, Missy Hettler (Jeff) of PA, Corrina (Wayne) Taylor of Pavilion and Michael Scott Nicholson; his step-children, Daniel Anderson of FL and Christopher (Christina) Anderson of LeRoy ; 10 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; his brother, Carl (Donna) Hettler of Palmyra; nephews, Brian Hettler and Tommy Hettler, along with several loving in-laws and dear friends.

     Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bruce's family for distribution to charities of their choice.

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

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

Elroy Milton Wrathall, 95, of Bergen, passed away on Sunday, June 27, 2021 at the New York State Veterans Home in Batavia.

Elroy was born November 6, 1925 in Medina, a son of the late Frank and Mabel (Amos) Wrathall.

A veteran, Elroy served with the United States Army.  He was an inspector for Lapp Insulator in LeRoy.

Surviving are his daughters,  LuAnn (John) Wells of Bergen and Deborah (David) Roggow of New Mexico; four grandsons, nieces and a nephew.

Preceded in death by his wife, Doris Wrathall and his brothers, Everett, Franklin and Keith Wrathall.

Elroy's family would like to thank the staff at the New York State Veterans Home in Batavia for the wonderful care they provided for their father.

Elroy's services will be held privately by his family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New York State Veterans Home, Donation Fund, Attn: Administration, 220 Richmond Avenue, Batavia, NY 14020.  

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

Arrangements for Elroy were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Bergen, (585) 494-1210.

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