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bobbie.jpg  Robert Arthur “Bobbie” Yablonsky, 80, of Warsaw went Home to with the Our Lord on October 15th, 2022. He was born in Batavia, NY on February 22, 1942 to William and Viola Yablonsky.

He had an older brother William (Billy) who lovingly nicknamed Bobbie “Popcorn”. Being born mentally challenged, Bobbie with the help from teachers and classmates was able to attend Attica Elementary school until the 8th grade. Despite his handicap, Bobbie held down a job at ARC-Batavia, NY for a number of years. He was so proud of his job which entailed sweeping floors, emptying waste baskets and placing cotton in jewelry boxes. As soon as he got his paycheck, he was off to visit and drink coffee at the local Ben Go’s gas station. There is something to be said about the saying “it takes a village to raise a child” because that is exactly what the village of Attica did.

Everyone that knew Bobbie and his brother Billy lovely watched over them. Bobbie waited patiently every year for the village parades and the annual Attica Rodeo where he would dress up like a cowboy along with his lifelong rodeo pass (thank you David Wheeler) would pretend he was a rodeo clown and or riding the Brahma bulls. A thank you needs to go out to Ted Harding for taking Bobbie Christmas shopping and pizza every-year, how Bobbie loved giving gifts to others. Also a special thanks goes out to Maggie Dadd for making Bobbies father's request come true, for finding a family willing to take care of Bobbie so that he wouldn't have to live out his life in a nursing home.

Bobbie's father’s wish was granted with the help of Maggie as Bobbie had 37 years staying with three families; 12 years with Lillian Blujus, 5 years with Barbra Snyder, and lastly, 17 years with Dana and Linda Blujus. He also had special Love-&-Care given to him from Tom and Donna Basso, John and Cheryl Goodridge, Matt and Brittany Klingler, Ben and Rachel Cerasani plus many others too numerous to mention.

I wish everyone could see the world through Bobbie’s eyes; this world would be a much better and beautiful place. Until we meet again Bobbie, every time I hear Let's Go Bills, I'll think of you...

There will be no prior calling hours. A private Graveside Service will be held at a later date. Bobbie will be laid to rest at Forest Hill Cemetery in Attica, NY.

Bobbie always dreamed of being a fireman. In remembrance of Bobbie, he would love memorials to be given to the Attica Fire Dept. 11 Water St. Attica, NY 14011. 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

crowley.jpg  Evelyn E. “Evie” Crowley, 89, of Attica passed away on October 15, 2022 at the United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia. She was born on November 21, 1932 in Salamanca, NY to the late Walter and May (Clifford) Heidrick. Evelyn is preceded in death by her loving husband; Robert “Bob” E. Crowley; son Dennis Crowley; daughter Cathy Crowley; brothers in law James Crowley, Bill Denapole and Lee Harris.  

She was a member of St Joachim and Anne Parish in Attica and also was a former member of the Attica Golf Club. She loved to shop and rarely missed attending her kids or grandchildren's athletic events, dance recitals or other activities. The family celebrates her life as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She loved family gatherings and gave unselfishly to her family, always putting their needs ahead of her own.

Evelyn is survived by her children; Michael (Barbara) Crowley of Attica, NY and Patti (Rick) Ransanici of Dansville, NY; brother Richard (Maureen) Heidrick of FL.; sisters Marian Heidrick of Great Valley, NY and Doris Harris of GA; sisters in law Jean (David) Kinney Allegany, NY and Maryann Denapole of CA; grandchildren, Cathy (Eric) Sailer, Jenny (Geoff) Mealey, Rob (Stacy) Crowley, Amanda Crowley, Megan Ransanici, Alyssa (Zach) Pierret; great-grandchildren, Brant, Carson, Saige, Denny, Lydia and Frankie; great-great granddaughter Gianna, along with  many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at United Memorial Medical Center, Strong Memorial Medical Center and Eastside Rehabilitation Center for the care they provided. Also, a very special thank you to the residents and staff at The Manor House for the love and care you provided our mother.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 from 4:00-7:00PM at the Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main St. Attica, NY 14011. An 11:00AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, October 20th at St. Joachim & Anne RC Church, 50 East Ave. Attica, NY 14011. She will be laid to rest in St. Vincent’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Gateway House www.GatewayHomeAttica.org or make checks payable to Gateway Home, 91 Main St., Attica, NY 14011.  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

totten.jpg  Cheryl E. Totten, Our loving mother, 72, of Basom NY passed away on October 12, 2022 with her family by her side. She was born to the late Everett and Jane Hall on April 1, 1950.

Cheryl graduated from Oakfield-Alabama and later went on to work at the US Gypsum for 30 plus years and another 15 years at Ed Arnold Scrap and Recycling. She loved crafting with her friends, baking, and always looked forward to lunches with past co-workers whom she thought of as family. Her grandsons Garrett, Tyson, Kyler, and Bryce were the love of her life and always made her days brighter. She wore her “Grandma Bear” title proud.

She is predeceased by her brother Lee Hall. Cheryl is survived by her son Jamie (Jaime) Totten, and daughter Jill Harkness (Jeff) both of Corfu, NY. Her sister Darlene (Gary) Anderson and brother Lynn Hall. She had many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews as well.

She was immensely proud of her family and leaves behind nothing but beautiful memories and will be missed dearly.

There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00AM on Monday October 17, 2022 at the Alabama-Basom Methodist Church, 1392 Church St, Alabama, NY 14013. She will be laid to rest in Alabama Cemetery in Basom NY.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Chery’s name to the Alabama-Basom Methodist Church or Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center 2652 Ridgeway Ave., Rochester NY 14626. To leave a message of condolence please visits www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com.  Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc, 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020.

mark_kohlhagen_2.jpgMark B. Kohlhagen, 65 of Attica, passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw. He was born May 11, 1957 in Batavia, to the late Kenneth and Esther (Marks) Kohlhagen.

Mark was the hardest worker you could find.  He was always there to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.  He enjoyed spending time in the woods and raising his cows and pigs.  His favorite times were spent hanging out with his family, playing games with his grandkids and taking his dog, Dixie, for rides.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 40 years Donna (Sondericker) Kohlhagen, daughters, Jill (Dustin) Brown of Arcade, Cassie (Nicholas) Furr of Bennington, Rachel (William) Kelly of Lancaster, son Nicholas (Courtney) of Bennington, brother Kurt Kohlhagen of Bennington, grandchildren Tucker, Dylan, Ella, Blake, Harper, Taylor, Coleson, Kylee and Peyton, as well as many nieces and nephews.

An 11:00AM Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022 at the United Church of Christ, 2165 Exchange Street, Attica, NY 14011.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Varysburg Fire Department, 2446 US-20A, Varysburg, NY 14167 or to the United Church of Christ. To leave an online message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

Frances “Babe” Gentile, of Batavia passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 8 with her closest
family nearby.

She is survived by her daughter, Vikki; granddaughter, Gabriella; son, Paul; brother,
David, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Victor.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Richmond Memorial Library Children’s
Program, 19 Ross St, Batavia, NY 14020.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home in Batavia. Please leave a
condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Attica - Wilmer F. Stapleton, Jr., 39, passed away on Monday, October 10, 2022 at Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo, surrounded by his loving family, while under hospice care.

He was born Monday, March 7th, 1983 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky a son of Wilmer F. Stapleton Sr. and Sandra L. French Stapleton of Attica.

Wilmer loved all sports, fishing and listening to music. A fantastic cook, he enjoyed watching cooking shows on television. His family meant the world to him.

Surviving along with his parents are his wife, Rebecca R. Reilly-Stapleton; his sons, Lincoln Wyatt Stapleton-Reilly and Hudson Cole Stapleton-Reilly; his brother, Eric W. Stapleton; his niece,  Gianna Stapleton; paternal grandmother, Sarah Stapleton along with several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, October 15th, 2022 from 1:00 pm  to 3:00 pm  at Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia, where services will immediately follow visitation at 3 pm. He will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made online at https://www.gofundme.com/f/a-light-in-the-dark-for-wil?qid=21f0779a6d693.... To leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

caudill.jpg  Geraldine Caudill, age 90 of Leicester, NY passed away peacefully at home. She was born on September 14, 1932 in Kodak, Kentucky. A daughter to the late John and Maude (McIntyre) Amburgey. Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Claude Caudill who passed away in 2014, grandson: Jesse Caudill who passed away in 2017 and siblings: Cleveland Amburgy, Greene Amburgy, Roger Amburgy, Zola Hutchinson, Tanner Amburgy, Dosha Ellis and Dianer Arrowwood.

Geraldine was a homemaker who loved to go play bingo and watching soap operas. Her biggest joy was her family, raising her seven children, spoiling her sixteen grandchildren and pampering her dogs, family was the biggest part of her life.

She is survived by 4 daughters: Ruby Caudill of Batavia, Dorsy Caudill of Leicester, Claudia Caudill of Nunda and Abby Dueppengiesser of Perry, 3 sons: Norman (Debbie) Caudill of Wethersfield, Cleven (Theresa) Caudill of Perry, David (Cathy) Caudill of Perry, 15 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchild, along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Geraldine will be laid to rest in Glenwood Cemetery in Perry.

To leave an online condolence please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC, 98 North Main Street Perry, NY 14530.

lawrenceabray.jpgLawrence A. Bray, 88 of Darien Center, passed away on Friday, October 7, 2022 at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia. He was born October 6, 1934 in Elma, to the late Albert and Caroline (Euller) Bray. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Joan (Lieb) Bray in 2009 and his brother John Bray in 2008.

Larry went to Elma School #3 on Jamison Road from 1940 to 1947, he then attended East Aurora High School from 1947 to 1953. Her proudly served in the United States Army from 1954-1956 and was stationed in Germany, where he met his wife Joan. They lived on the family farm until 1962 when Larry and Joan bought a farm and moved to Darien. He also worked for Texaco Oil Company from 1957 to 1981.

He is survived by dear friend, Judy Wilder, sister-in-law, Alberta “Boots” Bray along with several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Thursday, October 13, 2022 from 11am to 1pm at Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, NY. A 1:00pm Celebration of his Life will immediately follow calling hours on Thursday at the Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest in Our Lady of Good Council Cemetery, Bennington.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Attica VFW, 203 S. Market St, Attica, NY 14011. To leave an online message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

cashmore_chris_-_photo2.jpgChris M. Cashmore, 66 of Akron and formerly of Clarence, passed away Friday (October 7, 2022) at his residence under the comforting care of his family.

He was born March 5, 1956 in Buffalo, NY, a son of the late Robert and Laura Lanthier Cashmore.

Chris was employed as a purchasing manager by Filtration Unlimited in Akron for 35 years prior to his retirement. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, camping, attending concerts, hot air balloon rides, playing hockey and softball. He was known to his daughters as the best soccer dad a daughter could ever have. He will be missed by anyone who knew him.

He was the husband of the late Patricia Cashmore who passed away in 2020 and brother of the late Charles Cashmore.

Chris is survived by his loving daughters, Courtney (Andrew) Clouse and Ali (Anthony Scinta) Cashmore. Grandchildren, Austin and Evan Clouse and Kira Scinta. Brother, Curtis (Janis) Cashmore. Companion, Kathleen Herle McCarthy. Also survived by nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Saturday (October 15th) from 9am-11am at the Calvary Baptist Church, 12752 Lewis Rd, Akron, NY, where a Memorial Service will commence at 11am.

Memorial contributions in his name may be offered to Homecare & Hospice, 29 Liberty St., Suite 6, Batavia, NY 14020. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.




Batavia and Oakfield- Carol I. Lucas, 92 of
 Batavia, and formerly of Oakfield, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, (October 4, 2022) at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia.
Carol was born December 25, 1929 in Niagara Falls, New York a daughter of the late Robert and Fern (Rinker)Hartley.

She met the love of her life, Edward Lucas, during a night out at the roller skating rink. Carol was a loving mother who selflessly cared for her home and children. Later in her life she acquired her GED and worked as a House Mom for the NYS School for the Blind, until her retirement.

She was a member of the Oakfield Home Bureau, a proud supporter of the Oakfield- Alabama Grange, and a cub mom for the Boy Scouts. Carol enjoyed bingo, puzzle books, jigsaw puzzles, playing cards, especially pinochle and flinch, and roller skating when she was younger. She loved little dogs, spending time with her family, and traveling to visit relatives.

Surviving are her children, Rebecca (John P.) O'Donnell, Thomas "Tom" (Valerie) Lucas, and Kathleen L. Lucas; grandchildren, John E. (Kate) O'Donnell, Jillian (Daniel) Massetti, and Patrick S. (Erica) O'Donnell; daughter-in-law, Susie Lucas; sister-in-law, Margarette Hartley; 7 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In death Carol is reunited with her husband, Edward; son, Howard Lee Lucas; parents, Robert and Fern (Rinker)Hartley; and siblings, Robert Hartley and Pearl (William) Reignhart.

Family and friends are invited to a graveside memorial service at Reed Cemetery, Judge Road in Oakfield, on Monday, October 17, 2022 at 1:00 pm, followed by a gathering and fellowship at the Caryville Inn, 24 Main Street in Oakfield, from 1:30 pm to 3:30pm . in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Volunteers for Animals PO Box 1621 Batavia, NY 14021.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home in Oakfield. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.burdettandsanford.com.


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