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Joan P. Pask, 69, of Batavia, passed away Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at Medina Memorial Hospital.

Joan was born on July 26, 1952, in Batavia, a daughter of the late Ralph and Floralyn Johnson Lawrence. She was the grandmother of the late Maleia Lawrence.

Joan was a 1970 graduate of Pembroke Central School. She worked for many years at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia and also for UPS. Joan devoted her life to her family and her greatest joy was just spending time with them.

Joan is survived by her children Jason (Jessica) Lawrence of Attica and Jamie (Jonathan) Hoca of Batavia; 5 grandchildren; 3 step children, Michael Pask, Michelle Pask (late Jason) Murphy and Denise Pask; 3 step grandchildren and the father of all the children. She is survived by her sisters, Donna (Albert) Bangert of Massachusetts,  Roxanne (Scott) Ross of Corfu; brothers, Bill (Annie) Lawrence of Corfu and Richard (late Judy) Lawrence of Texas. Several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.

Family and friends may call Wednesday, November 3, 2021, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary Inc., 4 East Main Street, Corfu. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family in Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Corfu.

dorisknab.jpgDoris Potter Knab, 88, of Varysburg passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. Doris had lived in Varysburg for 60 years, until recently when she moved to the Manor House in Batavia. 

Born on March 21,1933, she was the daughter of the late James and Esther (Heinz) Potter. Doris was predeceased by her husband George; and brother Sonny (James Jr.) Potter.

Doris was employed by the New York State of Corrections for 25 years. She began as Payroll Clerk at the Attica Correctional Facility and finished her career as Head of Personnel at the Wyoming Correctional Facility.  Doris and George were dedicated Buffalo Bills fans and season ticket holders for 55 years.

Doris was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother. She is survived by her four children David (Gail) Knab, Debi (Roger) Hogan, Laurie (Steve) Valenti, Kim Morris,  and her grandchildren Timothy (Natasa), Meghan (Patrick) Little, Lisa (Eric) Riley, Joseph Valenti and Justin Morris.  She is also survived by her in-laws John(Joan) Knab and Ann (Don deceased) Corwin and many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior visitation. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 11 Washington St., Attica, NY 14011.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Varysburg Fire and Rescue Squad, PO Box 638, Varysburg, NY 14167 or to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 11 Washington St., Attica, NY 14011. To leave thoughts or condolences visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

Joan P. Pask, 69, of Batavia, passed away Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at Medina Memorial Hospital.

Joan was born on July 26, 1952, in Batavia, a daughter of the late Ralph and Floralyn Johnson Lawrence. She was the grandmother of the late Maleia Lawrence.

Joan was a 1970 graduate of Pembroke Central School. She worked for many years at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia and also for UPS. Joan devoted her life to her family and her greatest joy was just spending time with them.

Joan is survived by her children Jason (Jessica) Lawrence of Attica and Jamie (Jonathan) Hoca of Batavia; 5 grandchildren; 3 step children, Michael Pask, Michelle Pask (late Jason) Murphy and Denise Pask; 3 step-grandchildren and the father of all the children. She is survived by her sisters, Donna (Albert) Bangert of Massachusetts,  Roxanne (Scott) Ross of Corfu; brothers, Bill (Annie) Lawrence of Corfu, and Richard (late Judy) Lawrence of Texas. Several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.

Family and friends may call Wednesday, November 3, 2021, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary Inc., 4 East Main Street, Corfu. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family in Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Corfu.

Basom - Dennis P. Radley, 64 of Basom, passed away on Friday, October 22, 2021 at his home.

Dennis was born Saturday, March 9th, 1957 in Batavia, a son of  Francis Radley of East Bethany and the late Shirley Alvut Radley.

He was employed at O-AT-KA Milk Products for over 39 years.

Surviving along with his father is his wife of 36 years Florine Smart Radley; children; Kristina (Jason) Heale of Oakfield and  Jason (Jessica) Falker of Pittsford, Vermont; four grandchildren; Elijah and Melody Falker; MacKenzie and Tyhler Wood; brothers, Roy (Judy) Radley of LeRoy, Thomas (Barbara) Radley of Stafford, Kenneth (Lorie Yasses) Radley of Batavia and Ronald (Julie) Radley of Batavia; sisters, Deborah (Jerry) Klotzbach of Basom, Judy (Michael) Anderson of Stafford and Susan (William) Meier of Corfu and several nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his brother Gregory Radley.

Friends may call on Monday, November 15, 2021 from 4 pm to 7 pm at the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield. Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, November 16 at 11 am at the funeral home. Memorials in his name may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. To leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle, please visit www.burdettandsanford.com.

Daniel Fragnito, 69 of Cancun Mexico, formerly of Batavia, passed away on June 14, 2021 in Mexico.

He was born January 7, 1952, a son of the late Carmen and Mary Ann Pope Fragnito.

Daniel is survived by his sister, Rosemary (Richard) Dever of Lockport and nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be privately held at the convenience of the family with entombment in St. Joseph Cemetery

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.

 

 

carolo.png  On October 26th, 2021 Carol J (Goodwin) Oehlbeck passed away.  Carol was 87 years old.  Throughout her life Carol lived in New York, and after retiring in 1994 from New York State Department of Correctional Services she moved to Florida to enjoy the sunshine. Carol always enjoyed having visitors, indulging in sweets as well as the latest gossip.

Carol is survived by her six children: Susan, Thomas, Steven, Daniel, Charles, and Julie, her seven grandchildren, and her six great-grandchildren.

A private service will be held graveside at Beachwood Cemetery in Kendall, New York. 

Thoughts and condolences may be left online at www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are being completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

lang.jpg  Joseph J. Lang Jr. 58, of Batavia passed away on Friday October 22, 2021 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. He was born on September 14, 1963, the son of Joseph J. Lang Sr. and Pamela (Winkstern) Lang.

Joe loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He will be sadly missed by many.

He is the brother of Jayme (late Dara), Jeffery and the late Jackie; brother in law of Tina and Bruce Luck; Uncle to Kylee, Kalob, Autumn, Storm, and Katelyn, along with several aunts, uncles and cousins

Friends and family are invited to call from 3:00-4:00PM on Tuesday November 2, 2021 at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

Thoughts and condolences may be left online at www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are being completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

rood_edith_-_photo1.jpgEdith M. Rood, 97 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday (October 26, 2021) at her residence under the loving care of her family.

She was born May 20, 1924 in Batavia, NY, a daughter of the late Ellery and Edna Roberts Roche.

Edith was employed by the New York State Unemployment Office for several years prior to her retirement. She enjoyed collecting dolls, ceramics, bowling and at one time roller skating. Her pride and joy was her family whom she loved to spend time with.

She was predeceased by her husbands, Everett Clute and William Rood. Children, Everett Clute Jr., Jon Clute, Dana Brian Clute and Dennis James Clute. Sisters, Betty Ann Boring and Linda Ferris.

Survivors include her daughters, Renee (late Doug) Fagan of Hamlin and Colleen (Robert) Yungfleisch of East Pembroke. Step-daughter, Amy Rood of Batavia. Sister, Beverly Goodmote of Lakeland, FL. Daughter in-law, Linda Clute of Cape Coral, FL. Brother in-law, James Ferris of Basom. Also survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Saturday (October 30th) from 2-6pm at the J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia, NY, where a prayer service will take place at 6pm.

She will be laid to rest in Hillside Cemetery, East Pembroke.

Memorial contributions in her name may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance, 127 North St., Batavia, NY 14020. 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.

 

 

elizabethfrankenberger.jpgElizabeth A. Frankenberger, 88, of Darien passed away on October 22, 2021 at Gateway Home in Attica.

She was born on March 17, 1933 in Batavia to the late Edward J. and Mary (Keleher) Meyers. She was married to William Frankenberger, who passed away in 2011. Betty is also predeceased by her brother Joseph E. Meyers.

Betty is survived by her three children, Jim (Jane) Frankenberger of Indiana, Anne Marie (Dan) Wilke of Buffalo and Mary Jane (Clarence) Weaver of Arkansas, sisters Rosemary Green, Margaret Mergenhagen and sister-in-law Patricia Frankenberger along with many nieces and nephews.

As a lifelong resident of Darien she enjoyed being outdoors, taking long walks in the countryside and local parks.

There are no visiting hours. A funeral service will be held on Saturday October 30, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 10675 Alleghany Rd., Darien.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gateway Home, 91 Main St., Attica, NY  14011 or the Salvation Army. To leave thoughts or condolences visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

Akron - Joyce L.  Wyder, 94 of Akron passed away on Monday, October 25, 2021, at the Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo.

She was born on Tuesday, April 12th, 1927, in Sayre, Pennsylvania the only child of the late Earl Mattocks and Iva Ayers Mattocks.

Joyce is the wife of Edward C. Wyder who passed away on January 29, 2018.

Surviving are her children; Erlene K. Jordan of Pennsylvania, Francis A. (Karen) Harper of Oakfield, Cliff L. (Donna) Harper of Ohio and Thad L. (Marites) Cotter of Akron; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive.

She came to the Western New York area at 35 years of age with a background of sewing and tailoring. She began making clothing for the drivers at Batavia Downs and Hamburg Racetracks and word spread quickly and her clothing and designs were in demand. She worked for a few years under her personal name and then registered the name of her business as Joyce's Racing Silks.

The business grew, she hired employees and later moved out of her home and added a new building to the house because of the growing demand for her goods. Her business grew to a modern factory, and she hired as many as fifteen women at one time. She was assisted by her husband, Edward, and together they went to racetracks and horse sales showing her line of clothing.

Joyce became well known all over the United States and was requested overseas wherever they raced horses. Later she also worked for not only the standardbred horses but the jockeys who rode the thoroughbred horses.

Joyce then branched out into other fields including snowmobile suits, bicycle racing, motocross, dirt bike and flat track motorcycle racing. There was also some special and thrilling design works with demand for using the Jockey Design Jackets for waiters and waitresses at famous restaurants in California, New York City and Florida.

In 1982, she will be remembered locally for designing and building a brown Chalet building with yellow shutters and hearts opening Joyce's Doll Shop in Batavia across from McDonald's Restaurant on West Main Street Road. It grew to become the largest doll shop on the East Coast. Three years later she opened another doll shop in the place where she was born Troy, Pennsylvania. After 10 years ill health forced her to quit but she continued sewing silks in Oakfield.

After 45 years of operating Joyce's Racing Silks, she retired and sold the business and name to one of her first employees who had been with her for over 30 years. Her company was one of four companies doing this work in the United States. Upon her retirement, Joyce went back to crocheting, which was her hobby, spending time with her family, children, and grandchildren.

There are no prior calling hours. Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family at Grand View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice, American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, Virginia 22116-7023 or the Arthritis Foundation-Buffalo Branch, P.O. Box 1094, Buffalo, New York 14226. Joyce struggled with both diabetes and arthritis for many years. To leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle in Joyce's name, please visit www.burdettandsanford.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield.

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