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LeRoy~Age 80, of West Main Street, died Friday evening (April 27, 2012) at United Memorial Medical Center with his loving family at his side.

     Mr. Spillane was born Febraury 22, 1932 in Batavia, a son of the late James and Anna Wallace Spillane.

He will be remembered as a very loving and kind man, who was extremely proud of his Irish heritage. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and dedicated member of the LeRoy American Legion. He started his employment years working at the Jell-O Factory and eventually worked several years for and retired from Eastman Kodak. He was also a volunteer fireman with the LeRoy Fire Dept. and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was very involved with his parish, Our Lady of Mercy, serving as a Eucharistic Minister. In his leisure time, he enjoyed bowling, playing bocce and golfing.

     Mr. Spillane is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Ursala Drayo Spillane, daughters; Shannon (Thomas Welsh) Spillane of Annapolis, MD and Shawn (Joseph) Siconolfi of Rochester; son, Brendan Spillane (Johanna) of Rochester; grandsons, Nicholas Vincent and Tyler Siconolfi; brother in law, Arnold Shockow; sister in law and brother in law, Rachel and William Klinkbeil; nephews, Kevin (Barbara) Klinkbeil and Kristopher (Catherine) Klinkbeil and a special aunt, Andy Frank.

     A special thanks to Dr. Rumi and United Memorial Medical Center for their many years of dedicated care.

     Family and friends may call on Tuesday May 1, 2012, from 4-7 PM at Our Lady of Mercy Parish (St. Peter's SIte), 44 Lake Street, LeRoy, where his Rite of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 AM. Interment with Military Honors will follow his mass in St. Francis Cemetery. Memorials may be made to either Holy Family School or Notre Dame High School.

THE FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR MR. DONALD E. SPILLANE ARE ENTRUSTED TO THE FALCONE FAMILY FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICE, INC.  FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL VERN AT (585)768-2400.

 

THE FUTURE SITE OF THE NEW FUNERAL HOME WILL BE 8700 LAKE STREET LEROY, NEW YORK 14482.

KEVIN LAWRENCE BERL, age 57, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, in his home in LeRoy on April 28th 2012.

He was born May 21st 1954, in Rochester, NY of the late Lawrence H. Berl & Dolores (Siplo) Berl of Penfield. He was a loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather.  He was a 1972 Penfield High Graduate who would have attended his 40th high school reunion this Year.  He worked a full time job as a machinist for more than 30 years. Many people knew him as having a part time passion for being a DJ.  He had a loving passion for God and his Family which was evident in his daily life.   He will be remembered by many as “that tall guy with the cowboy hat” he had an answer for everything and anything for many people, and could hold a conversation for hours with anyone as long as you gave him the time! Gadgets and gizmos and computers were of plenty for this man, and always willing to help a fellow man in need.  God has truly opened the heavens to receive an amazing spirit that his family and friends will forever remember.

He is survived by his loving wife Gloria Berl (LeRoy) who he married on August 20th 2004 and sons Kendric & (Cortney) Berl (LeRoy) Jason (Vanessa) Berl (Webster) Geoffrey &( Joeylyn) Berl (LeRoy) & Daughter Stephanie Sumeriski Berl (Batavia). Step-daughters Tiffany & (Ryan) Appleton (Long Island, NY) & Cori Majors (Batavia). And 14 grandchildren Dylan, Brooke, Kristopher ,Kaleb, Jaden, Calleigh, Mikah, Micheal, Collin, Jacob, Olivia, Morgan, Elizabeth, and Amber.

Family & friends may call at the Cameron Brady & Steuber Funeral Home, 111 Wolcott St. (Rt. 19 South) LeRoy, on Wednesday from 4-7PM.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10:30AM at the Cavalry Baptist Church, 8703 Lake Street Road, LeRoy.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family ICO Kendric Berl, 9252 Robbins Rd. LeRoy NY 14482.  To leave an online condolence, please visit www.LeRoyFuneralHome.com

Kathleen L. Alianell, age 83, entered into rest April 27, 2012, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born September 27, 1928, the daughter of the late Genaro and Lula (Paine) Fasano.   Kay and her late husband, Charles J. Alianell, owned and operated Kay’s Floral and Gift Shop in Batavia for nearly 50 years.  Survivors include her loving children, Dr. Gary (Michele) Alianell of CA, Charlene (Robert) Frye of Rochester, and LaDonna (Michael) Della Gala of CA; eight grandchildren, Elizabeth and Alecia Alianell, Charles J. (Christine Hsieh) Frye, Margaret K. (Caswell) Smith, Daniele, Gina, Maria, and Michael Della Gala; great-grandchildren, Lorenzo Charles and Sabrina Valentina Smith;  also survived by her brother Anthony (Shirley) Fasano, sisters-in-law Win (the late Patrick) Fasano, Mary (the late Angelo) Fasano,  Joan (the late James) Fasano, Harriet (the late Genaro Fasano),  many nieces and nephews. Also preceded in death by sisters Lorraine (the late Jack) Nowatka, Deanne (the late John) Muscarella, Marcelene (the late William) Drage. 

Kathleen’s life was all about love for family and friends and helping others in their time of need.  She was a gifted floral designer who believed in the joy and happiness which flowers bring.  Her courage and perseverance through life’s challenges were an inspiration to all who knew her.  Kathleen was kind and generous and her simple gifts touched so many.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, from 3 – 7 pm at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main St. Batavia, New York.  Prayers will be recited on Wednesday at the funeral home at 9:00 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Parish-St. Joseph’s Church, 303 East Main Street, Batavia, at 9:30 am.  Memorials are suggested to the Robert P. Huben, Professorship at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Sts., Buffalo, New York 14263.  Flowers are also graciously accepted.

Entombment will take place in Christ Our Light Mausoleum at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Rochester.

Kathleen’s Family would like to thank Dr. Alan Barcomb and his staff, Dr. John Gibbs, and the late Dr. Robert Huben for the excellent care, kindness, and compassion shown to Kathleen.

For more information or to sign the on line 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.

LeRoy ~ Age 23, of Lake Street, passed away after a brief illness Wednesday evening (April 25, 2012) at Strong Memorial Hospital, with his loving family at his side.

     Matt was born October 22, 1988 in Brockport, a son of Daniel & Nancy Stanton Smith.

     He will be remembered as an all-around sportsman, who was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was also a craftsman, who enjoyed doing handiwork of all kinds. He recently has a passion for playing the guitar, and a sincere passion for the Miami Dolphins.

     In addition to his mom & dad, Matt is survived by his precious daughter, Peyton Marie Smith; fiance, Melissa Gray, sister, Jamie (David Heurtas) Kremer, brother Daniel Platt, paternal grandmother, Mary Smith of LeRoy, Uncle Tim (Aunt Barbara) Smith, special cousin, Shawna Smith, Aunt Deborah (John) Loreant; maternal granparents, Clayton and Nancy Gill of Pavilion; Uncle Bob (Aunt Sheila), Aunt Penny (Uncle John), Uncle George (Aunt Holly), Uncle Joe (Aunt Crystal) and Aunt Pam; along with many other cousins, a niece, a nephew and dear friends. Matt was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Lloyd Smith, cousin, Doug Wandtke and nephew, Christian Kremer.

     Family and friends may call on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 from 4-7 PM at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020. Services will be private at the convenience of the family. The courtesy of NO FLOWERS is requested with memorials being made to the family to establish a trust fund for Peyton Marie.

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR MATTHEW L. SMITH WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE FALCONE FAMILY FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICE, INC. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL VERN AT (585) 768-2400.

(FUTURE SITE OF FUNERAL HOME WILL BE 8700 LAKE ROAD LeROY, NEW YORK 14482)

 

Charles F. "Phred" Wenke, age 63, of Perry, died on Friday April 27, 2012 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester after a brief illness. He was born in Olean, NY on January 26, 1949 a son of the late Charles F. and Martha(Gofran)Wenke II. He served with the US Navy and graduated from University of Buffalo School of Pharmacy. He was the pharmacist at Rite Aid in LeRoy up until his illness in March. He had worked for Rite Aid in Dansville and Walmart in Geneseo. Phred was a member of the Triple Creek Golf Club in Nunda. He was an avid golfer and fisherman. He is preceded in death by a brother Geoff Wenke and sister Nicole Rickard.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years Roxann Dobmeier Wenke whom he married in August of 1982,a son: Evan Wenke of Perry,a daughter: Kourtney Wenke of Rochester, a step-daughter: Shannon Kestler of Attica, 3 grandchildren: Jacob Work, Gavin Harkins, and Bradley Wenke, and many nieces and nephews also survive.

Family and friends are invited to an open house from 2-7pm on Thursday May 3rd at the Wenke Home 85 Lake St. Perry, NY 14530. Interment will be in the St. Bonaventure Cemetery, Olean, NY. 

In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to any local animal shelter. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or call 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. 

Age 81, of Batavia, died peacefully Tuesday evening April 24, 2012 at Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo with his family by his side. The youngest of nine children, Ed was born August 10, 1930 in Batavia, son of the late Thomas & Margaret (Francis) Moynihan, also preceded in death by three infant children Patrick, Edward & Mary; sisters Mary Preston, Judy Gear, Marcy Moynihan and Marguerite Conlon and brothers Thomas & John Moynihan.

Ed was a 1948 graduate of Batavia High School, where he served as President of his class, moving on to Notre Dame University before being drafted into the Marines two years later. He worked fro Sylvania for over 25 years as the Purchasing Manager, Sykes DataTronic and finally at Pepsi from where he retired at age 62. He was a member of Resurrection Parish, the VFW Post #1602 and the former St. Nicholas Social Club. He will be remembered for his outgoing personality, great sense of humor and just being an all around people person. Ed was a frequent visitor to the Pok-A-Dot and Wal-Mart for morning coffee, Wolfley's Barn to play cards or Batavia Country Club for a quick round of golf. A devoted husband and "Sweet Daddy" to his Elizabeth, he adored his grandchildren, even when they caught him cheating at Scrabble & Jeopardy.

He is survived by his beloved wife whom he married on November 12, 1955, Dorothy (Buckenmeyer) Moynihan of Batavia; daughter Elzabeth (Russell) Brinkman of Alexander; sisters Frances Driscoll of Batavia and Agnes (Ralph) Houseknecht of Stafford; grandson Russell Edward and Granddaughter Chelsey Patricia along with many nieces, nephews, cousins & friends.

Family and friends may visit from 3-8 PM on Friday April 27, 2012 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where prayers will be recited 12:00 Noon Saturday April 28 followed by a 12:30 PM Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Parish (St. Mary's Site). Memorials in his memory can be made to a charity of the donor's choice and burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. For more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

THE FAMILY OF EDWARD PATRICK MOYNIHAN IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.  

Adeline M. Duell, age 82 of Perry, died on Tuesday April 24, 2012 at the Eastside Nursing Home in Warsaw where she had been residing. She was born in Hornell NY on June 10, 1929 a daughter of the late John F. and Delilia (Edwards) Muchler. She was a member of the Brick Presbyterian Church in Perry. Adeline was a collector of knick knacks, she enjoyed playing bingo, cooking, baking, flowers, the comfort of her home and especially enjoyed the company of her family. Adeline is preceded in death by her husband James A. Duell Sr. who died in 1981; brother John F. Muchler Jr.; sisters Gladys Schubmehl and Carolyn Schryver.

She is survived by 5 sons: James A. (Carol Reiter) Duell Jr. of Warsaw, Roger B. (Valerie) Duell of Warsaw, Donald L. (Kristin) Duell of Warsaw, Harold P. (Gina) Duell of Perry and Ralph N. (Elizabeth) Duell of Hunt 1 daughter: Marjorie E. (John) Hart of Pittsford, 2 sisters: Pauline Stricker of Binghamton and Marilyn Ahearn of Arkport ,14 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews also survive.

Friends are invited to call from 1-5 pm on Sunday April 29th at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 N. Main St. Perry, NY 14530. Services will be held on Monday April 30th at 11 A.M. at the Funeral Home. Interment will take place at Glenwood Cemetery in Perry.

Memorials may be made to Eastside Nursing home (Activities Dept.) 62 Prospect St. Warsaw, New York 14569 or to the Perry Fire Department P.O. 243 Perry, NY 14530. 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. 

Timothy F. Paine, 47 of Batavia, died April 23, 2012 at his home. He was born August 21, 1964 in Warsaw to Paul (Gloria Stedman) Paine of FL. Tim drove truck for Swift Trucking in Syracuse.   

Tim is survived by his beloved wife Diane L. (Brietzke) Paine of Batavia; children Maxwell A. and Daphne R. Paine both of Batavia; a brother Terry (Debbie) Paine of Batavia; sisters Sue (Richard) Schauf of Batavia; Katrina (John) Smith of Livonia; Karyn (Marty) Carpenter of FL; along with many nieces and nephews. 

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

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family to begin an educational fund for his children. 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, NY 14020.
 

Michael J. Serventi, family business owner and devoted community serviceman, dies at 61.
Mike Serventi of Perry, NY, died on April 18, 2012, after suffering injuries from a bike accident.  Mike left his home in Vero Beach, FL at around 9:45am for his daily morning bike ride, and was hit from behind shortly after 10am by a car that had drifted into the bike lane.  He died from brain injuries within a few hours of the accident.

Professionally, Mike was the CEO of Lew-Mark Baking, a Perry, NY based commercial bakery founded by Mike’s father and uncle.  Mike’s father, Mark, put him to work in the bakery as a boy, instilling a strong work ethic and sense of accountability.  After beginning his career with Johnson & Johnson in Atlanta, Mike returned to Western NY to work and eventually run the family business before selling to a larger commercial bakery. Mike always attributed the success of the family business to the strong respect and consideration each family member gave to one another.

Following the sale of Lew-Mark Baking, Mike remained active in the business community, serving as an operating partner of Buffalo based Summer Street Capital Partners, and as an independent board member of several private and public companies in the financial services, manufacturing and healthcare industries.

In the local community, Mike was a committed member of the Perry Rotary Club where he was known for doing goofy dance routines at the annual charity minstrel show.  He dedicated time to the YMCA, where he and others worked hard to bring a YMCA facility to Warsaw, NY. He was also involved for many years with the Boy Scouts of America.
After graduating from Perry High School, Mike attended Ithaca College.  Mike was passionately committed to Ithaca, and was an active alum, ultimately serving on the board of trustees for 10 years. Mike was a member of Delta Kappa fraternity, and remained close with his brothers.  Mike completed his MBA at Suffolk University.

Above all, Mike was a committed family man and friend.  He had an insatiable curiosity and love for life, and spent his time listening to jazz and blues, reading, appreciating film, improving his golf game and spending time with his family. He is survived by Gail, his wife of 38 years; his son Jesse and his wife Lauren, their two sons, Luke and Cole; his daughter Michaela and her husband Erick; and his mother Charlotte.  Mike was a loving father, devoted husband and was close with his daughter- and son-in-law. He experienced profound joy in being a grandfather.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 8pm at Eaton Watson Funeral Home in Perry on Friday, May 4. Mike’s memory will be honored at a memorial service at the Perry High School Auditorium at 5pm on Saturday, May 5.

In lieu of flowers, Mike’s family asks that you make a gift to the following organizations, Perry Rotary Club, Mike Serventi Memorial P.O. Box 103 Perry, NY 14530 or YMCA of Wyoming County, Scholarship Assistance Program, Mike Serventi Memorial, 115 Linwood Ave, Warsaw, NY 14569, attn: Patti Jarnot. 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.

 


 

Fay L. Totten, 91of Stafford, died April 24, 2012 at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home.  He was born December 7, 1920 in Friendship, New York to the late Roland (Pearl Hilleshiem) Totten. Mr. Totten was a retired Dairy Farmer and owner of Hy-Hope Farms, Inc. in Stafford for 60 years He was a member and deacon of the Morganville United Church of Christ, member of Community Co-Op, Kesequea Grange, Genesee County Extension and Genesee County Fair Board.  He also loved caining chairs and loved to read. He is predeceased by a son Kenneth Totten, his brothers Milford, William, Verlin, Harold, Calvin, Harvey, Leonard, Bernard, and Buford Totten, sisters Bessie Armison, Regina Popp and Vione Loomis.    

Fay is survived by his beloved wife of 70 years Betty Buck Totten of Stafford, sons Richard (Bonnie) Totten of Morganville, Ronald (Barbara) Totten of Stafford, daughters Linda (Charles) Miller of Warsaw, Brenda (Masami) Iburi of Morganville, daughter in law Patricia Totten of Stafford.  14 Grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. Friends are invited to attend a 11:00 AM Funeral Service on Friday April 27, 2012 at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company Inc 329-333 West Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. Interment will take place in Morganville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made to The Morganville United Church of  Christ, 8466 Morganville Road, Stafford, NY  or to the Donors Choice  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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