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LeRoy ~ Angela R. Carli, age 46, of Genesee Street, passed away at home unexpectedly on Saturday, April 17, 2021.

     She was born June 29, 1974 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Ronald and Betty Cone Carli.

     Angela was a graduate of the Rochester School for the Deaf, Genesee Community College and SUNY Brockport.  She was an avid New York Yankees fan, with Derek Jeter being her all time favorite player.  Her passion for baseball translated to the field, as she was an outstanding shortstop in softball, winning accolades while playing for the School for the Deaf.

     She is survived by her siblings, Todd (Jamie) Carli, Bob (Trisha) Riggi, John (Mary) Riggi and JoAnne Riggi; sister-in-law, Teri Riggi; nieces and nephews, Ashley, Dylan and Kasey Carli, Matt, Emma and Lindsey Riggi, Kelsey and Travis Riggi, Samantha Engelhardt and Ryan Riggi, Maddison Churchill, Aaron, Dominic and Hannah Riggi; great-nieces and nephew, Chloe Riggi, Delilah Maskell, Hunter and Eddy Engelhardt; uncle, Jerel (Elaine) Carli; aunts, Deb Finbar, Darryl (Dan) Pfendler and Pat Carli; her beloved service dogs, Daisy and Sadie, along with many cousins and friends.

     In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, David Riggi.

     A memorial service for Angela will be held at a later date to be announced.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Angela can be made to the Genesee County Animal Shelter, 3841 West Main St. Rd., Batavia, NY 14020.

     Your memories and condolences may be shared with Angela’s family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.

     Miss Carli and her family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc. in LeRoy.  585-768-2400

zittel3.jpg  Madonna M. Zittel, 74, of Alden passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Buffalo General Hospital.  Madonna was born July 25, 1946 to the late Francis & Mildred George.  She married Jack Zittel on October 2, 1965 and they were happily married until Jack’s passing on December 18, 2003. 

Madonna is survived by three children; daughter Sheri Zittel of Alden, son James F. (Carol) Zittel of Strykersville, son Frederick (Jennifer) Zittel of Strykersville; two grandchildren Ashley (Brian) Huber of Tonawanda and James R. Zittel of Charleston, SC. She is also survived by brothers; Norman George, Francis (Diana) George, Ronald (Rebecca J.) George, the late Lawrence (Rebecca A.) George, sister Melanie (David) Rayner, also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

Madonna was devoted to her family and the love of her life, her husband, Jack.  She was a loving mother and grandmother. She was a faithful member of St. John Neumann Parish, St. Cecilia site.  Madonna enjoyed going to bingo and at local fire department events you were sure to find her at the bingo tables.  She was often on the telephone with family and friends near and far singing a cheerful Happy Birthday or Happy Anniversary message.  She will be dearly missed.

There will be no prior calling hours. The family will be holding a private service on April 27, 2021. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sheldon Fire Department, 923 Centerline Rd., Strykersville, NY 14145.  For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.  

dscott.jpg  It is with deep sadness that the family of Daniel K. Scott (age 64) of Byron, announces his passing. He died peacefully on April 15, 2021 at Strong Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving wife and two children.

Dan was born on December 16, 1956 in Batavia to parents Carl (Cathy) and Barbara Scott. He married his high school sweetheart, Kim (Hart) on October 20, 1979. They went on to create a beautiful family and homestead in Byron. 

Dan dedicated his entire life to caring for his family and worked tirelessly to leave the world better than he found it. Dan was actively involved with his church family at Northgate Free Methodist Church in Batavia. He enjoyed spending his time outdoors, taking walks with his wife and dog, Riley, hiking and canoeing in the Adirondacks, traveling out west, maintaining his garden and property, and being "papa" to his three beautiful granddaughters. 

His memory will be kept alive by his wife of 41 years, Kim (Hart) Scott, his children Katelyn (David) Lee and Jason (Brianna) Scott, as well as his granddaughters Madison Lee, Harper Lee, and Adalynn Scott. Dan will also be lovingly remembered by his siblings Jeffrey (Elizabeth) Scott, Steven Scott (Becky Green), Anne (Richard) Bird, and Karen (Brian) Laney, along with many adoring nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his father-in-law Burton Hart, and will be remembered fondly by his mother-in-law Eleanor Hart, as well as his sister- and brother-in-laws Pamela (Charles) Gugel and Todd (Valerie) Hart. 

A private Celebration of Dan's life and legacy will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please donate as you are able to the International Mesothelioma Program who provided incredible support and treatment for Dan and his family throughout his illness. You may give in Dan's honor via www.giving.brighamandwomens.org/imp or by mailing a check to: Brigham and Women's Hospital Development Office, 116 Huntington Ave. 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02116 and designating to the International Mesothelioma Program. If you are unable to donate, please consider planting a tree or taking a nature walk in Dan's honor. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or for more information call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

margaretvarndt.jpegMargaret V. Arndt, 90 of Buffalo, passed away at St. John’s Home in Rochester on Thursday, April 22, 2021. She was born on September 20, 1930 in Denver, CO to the late Wesley (Ethel Ahl) Randall. She is preceded in death by her husband Harold E. Arndt, children Corwin C. Valenti and Sharon Arndt, brothers Robert Ahl and Everette Smith.  

Mrs. Arndt worked for many years as a nurse at State Hospital in Buffalo. She was generous with her time and always willing to help. Mrs. Arndt was a devoted and loving grandmother.

She is survived by her children, Darwin L. Valenti of FL; John D. (Paula) Arndt of Corfu; Darlene M. Crowe of FL; Susan L. (Thomas) Martin of W. Henrietta; brothers, Alan (Diane) Brown of CA; Roger (Lettie) Brown of WA; Paul (Joyce) Randall of NY,  Patricia Spring of Alexander; Barbara (Jerry) of Rochester; 11 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Friday, April 30, 2021 from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC., 135 Main St., Attica, NY 14011. She will be laid to rest at Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica, immediately following calling hours.

The funeral home will be restricted to 50% of their normal capacity. Face coverings and social distancing are mandatory. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association of Western New York at www.alz.org. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

leone.jpg  Louis J. (Louie) Leone, 87, passed away on April 21, 2021, at Strong Memorial Hospital. He was born on July 17, 1933, in Batavia, NY, and was a lifelong Batavia resident and 1951 Batavia High School graduate. He is predeceased by his mother Louise (Russo) Leone, father Antonio Leone, wife Vera (Bate) Leone, son Louis A. Leone, and son Francis Hemmerich.

Louis is survived by son David (Lisa) Leone; daughter Debbie Hemmerich-Olsowsky; son Vincent (Joanna) Leone; grandchildren Louis and Lauren Leone and Brandon, Alyssa and Noah Sanchez.

He was a long-time employee at the GTE Sylvania plant in Batavia and also had a distinguished military service career. He served four years on active duty in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955. He then went on to serve in the Air Force Reserve at the 914th Airlift Wing in Niagara Falls, NY, for an additional 33 years for a combined 37 years of military service. He retired in 1993 at the rank of master sergeant.

His biggest devotion was to his family; he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was active in the Knights of Columbus, achieving the rank of Fourth Degree Knight. He had a passion for gardening, always enjoying his summer vegetable gardens. He had a strong devotion to his faith and the Catholic Church. He could often be seen at Batavia Downs Casino and was an avid Buffalo Bills fan.

Visiting hours will be held 4­-7 p.m., with eulogies read at 6:45 p.m., Tuesday, April 27th at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Co., Inc. 329-333 W. Main St., Batavia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 28th at Ascension Parish, 19 Sumner St., Batavia. He will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

The funeral home and church will be restricted to 50% of their normal capacity. Face coverings and social distancing are mandatory. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ascension Parish, 19 Sumner St., Batavia. To leave messages of condolence, please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Co., Inc. 329-333 W. Main St., Batavia.

caroleachatt.jpg  Carole Ann Chatt, 78 of Batavia and Sarasota, Florida, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Strong Memorial Hospital. She was born on October 23, 1942 in Batavia, New York to the late Joseph and Jennie (Rizzo) Megliore. She is preceded in death by her sister, JoAnn Dombrowski who died in 1991.

Carole was a longtime waitress at Batavia Downs and St. Nicholas Club in Batavia. She was also employed most recently as a waitress at the Sarasota Kennel Club in Sarasota Florida. She was a past President of the St. Jerome Guild. Carole enjoyed sitting by the pool or on the beach, was an avid reader of Danielle Steele and other romance novels, loved to shop and would seek out anything in her favorite color purple. She had a bigger than life personality and was known as Nana to those that adored her most. She was loved by all who knew her and will be truly missed by her family and many, many cherished friends.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 57 years, Ned F. Chatt, a son, Ned F. (Julie) Chatt, Jr., daughter Jill Ann (Timothy) Warner, both from Rochester, NY, grandchildren Kaitlyn (Sean) Chatt McFarlane of Winston Salem, NC, Cameron Chatt, Victoria Warner and Leyna Warner. She was also the great-grandmother to Marlene (Marley) McFarlane. She is also survived by her sister-in-law Rebecca (Stephen) Chatt Swanson, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A 12:00pm noon Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday April 28, 2021 at Resurrection Parish 303 E. Main St. in Batavia.  She will be laid to rest in the Western New York National Cemetery, Corfu. The church will be restricted to 50% of its normal capacity. Face coverings and social distancing are mandatory. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Notre Dame High School Foundation, 73 Union Street, Batavia, NY 14020. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or for more information call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

dombrowski_william_-_photo1.jpgWilliam R. Dombrowski, 86 of Batavia, passed away Wednesday (April 21, 2021) at Strong Memorial Hospital.

He was born September 27, 1934 in Batavia, a son of the late William T. and Julia Wojtacha Dombrowski.

William was a former member of Sacred Heart Parish and served his country honorably with the United States Air Force from 1954-1958. He was employed as a truck driver with P.I.E. Trucking Co. in Rochester prior to his retirement.

He was the beloved husband of 58 years to Barbara Tomaszewski Dombrowski of Batavia.   Surviving along with his wife are sons, David (Amanda) Dombrowski of Hamburg and Thomas (Gigi) Dombrowski of Batavia. Daughter, Kristy (Darryl) Kruczkowski of Lancaster. Grandchildren, Maressa (Josh) Earl, Samantha Dombrowski, Dane Dombrowski, James Kruczkowski and Katie Kruczkowski. Great-Grandchildren, Collin and Lila Earl. Sister, Barbara Barlow of Batavia and Brother, Robert Dombrowski of Batavia. He is also survived by nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share in his Mass of Christian Burial on Monday (April 26th), 11:00am at Resurrection Parish, 303 East Main St., Batavia.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family 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.

 

 

everhart.jpg George R. Everhart, 69, of Batavia passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday April 21, 2021. He was born on September 7, 1951 in Akron, OH to the late Richard and Miriam (Pennell) Everhart. In addition to his parents, George is predeceased by his beloved wife; Susan (Moffatt) Everhart; sister Elaine Conte

He is survived by his daughters; Deborah Snow of Le Roy and Sarah (Justin) Beard of Hamburg; sisters Sandra Barabas, Carmen O’Leslie; grandchildren Erin and Anthony Snow; very close family friend; Stacey Ziminski, along with several nieces and nephews.

George was a Pharmacist for many years at Rite Aid in Le Roy. He was a devoted husband to his wife, Susan. He loved and had a passion for music and playing the guitar and enjoyed collecting antiques. George was a devote Christian who was very generous and giving, he would help anyone when he could.

There will be no prior calling hours and Services will be private for the family. George will be laid to rest in Grandview Cemetery in Batavia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mental Health Services of Genesee County 5130 E. Main St. Rd. #2 Batavia, NY 14020. To leave messages 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.

Bergen - Richard C. Redinger, 68 of Bergen passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, (April 20, 2021) at his home.

Mr. Redinger was born January 19, 1953 in Batavia, a son of the late Richard A. and Eleanor (Henry) Redinger.

Richard was a simple man who enjoyed cooking and spending time with his family. An avid outdoorsman, he liked to hunt and work in his garden. He had a wonderful sense of humor and laugh. Mr. Redinger greatly enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Surviving are his children, Brenda (John Buettner) Redinger and Kevin Redinger; grandchildren, DeeAnna (fiance Steve Breitenborn) Redinger, and Madison Warney; a great-granddaughter, Ava Jane Breitenborn; sisters, Darlene (Jeff) Lemcke, Dawn (late Chet) Cratsley, Donna (Ken) Shady, and Diane (Pete) Whyman. The mother of his children, Robin Redinger Sword and many nieces and nephews also survive.

He is preceded in death by a sister, Carol Austin.

Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday, (April 25th, 2021)  from 1 to 4 pm at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 51 S. Lake Street in Bergen. Burial in North Byron Cemetery will be private.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, New York 14021 or online at www.crossroadshouse.com.  Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Batavia - Robert L.  Sheehan,  age 74, of Batavia, passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021 at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia.

He was born May 6, 1946 in Batavia, a son of the late Kenneth Sheehan and Rosalin McBee Sheehan.

He worked for over 20 years for Community Action of Orleans & Genesee where he still has many close friends. In his youth, he was proud to be one of the youngest to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout locally. He loved watching the New York Yankees play baseball.  A devoted husband, father and grandfather, he will be remembered for his knack of telling great stories.

Robert is the husband of Bonnie J. Small Sheehan. They were married on July 12, 1969. He is also survived by his children; Kenneth Sheehan of Batavia and Colleen (Sean) Bryar  of Castleton; his grandson; Haven Sheehan-Hutchinson; his brothers; Gary Sheehan and Francis Sheehan, both of Fort Myers, Florida and Michael Sheehan of Tennessee; his sister; Bridget (Lee) Berkowicz of Fort Myers, Florida; his best friend, Bill Preston; his four legged feline Princess and nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his sister, Pat Donnelly.

There are no prior visiting hours. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home of Batavia.

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