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Byron/Oakfield - Mrs. Peggy D. Wilson, 94, of Oakfield, passed away on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Highland Hospital after a short illness.

Mrs. Wilson was born August 7, 1919 in Reading, England, a daughter of the late William and Lilly Davis.  After immigrating to the United States, Lilly married George Patten.  George married Sally Perkins and Peggy cared lovingly for them in their older years.

A 66-year member of Byron Presbyterian Church, she taught Sunday school, weekday religion and vacation bible school.  She was a life member of the South Byron Fireman’s Auxiliary and a former Girl Scout troop leader in Byron.  She enjoyed quilting, crochet, knitting, cooking and gardening. 

Peggy and her mother arrived in the United States through Ellis Island on April 8, 1926. She and her mother became naturalized citizens in 1947.

Peggy and her husband raised two grandchildren, Tammy and Eric Taylor, whom provided her with lots of joy and love through the years.

Peggy enjoyed her last 10 years at School House Manor. She made many friendships and enjoyed being able to be independent.

Peggy was called “Grandma Peggy” by her daughter-in-laws family with great love and joy.

Peggy in recent years enjoyed to go out to eat with her family at Miss Batavia Diner. She was always greeted with a smile and a warm welcome. During her illness Miss Batavia assisted the family with Peggy’s favorite drink to go, their Raspberry Ice Tea.

Her husband, Edgar B. Wilson, passed away on October 26, 2002.

She is survived by her children, Robert (Beth) Wilson of Byron and Dorothy Clement of  Kansas City, MO; several grandchildren including Tammy (Chip) Longabaugh of Slaterville, Kimberly (Devin) Borget of Lewiston, Karen (Rich) Volk of Oakfield; several great-grandchildren including Ashley Taylor of Rochester, Lisa Marie Taylor of Batavia, Sean McConnell of Slaterville, William Borget of Lewiston, Milo Volk of Oakfield; several great-great-grandchildren including Eli Rose Taylor of Rochester; and many  nieces, nephews, great nieces, great-nephews and cousins. 

She was the grandmother of the late Eric D. Taylor, who passed away on January 5, 2001.

She was the great-grandmother to the late Stephanie Lynn Tooley, who passed away on September 25, 2003.

Friends may call on Tuesday, April 8 from 4 to 8p.m. at the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, where services will be held on  Wednesday, April 9th  at 10a.m. Burial will be in North Byron Cemetery, Byron. Memorials may be made to South Byron Fire Company, PO Box 30, South Byron, New York 14557 or Byron First Presbyterian Church, PO Box 206, Byron, New York 14422. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle, please visit www.burdettandsanford.com.

Linda K. Christbaum, 67 of Batavia, passed away on Friday April 4, 2014. She was born on December 8, 1946 in Ossining, NY to the late Arnold (Margaret Finnegan) Westcott. Mrs. Christbaum was the Robert Morris Elementary Art Teacher for 38 years and loved spending time still with her extended school family. She enjoyed sewing, weaving and being an artist. Linda traveled the world with her best friend and daughter Alexis.    

Mrs. Christbaum is survived by her husband Ronald Christbaum of Batavia; daughter Alexis Christbaum of Batavia and her brother John (Andrea) Westcott of Westminster, CO.

Friends are invited to call on Thursday April 10, 2014 from 4 to 7 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Alexis to be distributed to various art related charities. For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or to leave 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.
 

LeRoy ~ Anne A. Ingalls, age 87, passed away Wednesday evening (April 2, 2014) in the loving presence of her family at Unity Hospital after a long battle with ovarian cancer.

     Mrs. Ingalls was born May 24, 1927 in Rochester, N.Y., a daughter of the late Oliver and Alice Burns Cooper Sr.

     She will be remembered as a loving person who cared deeply for her family.  She loved to watch her grandchildren participate in sports.  She had a passion to watch football and enjoyed many activities which included crafts, crocheting and painting.

     Mrs. Ingalls is survived by her daughters, Karen (Alfred) Parks of LeRoy and Alice Ingalls of LeRoy, her grandchildren, Sandy Parks of LeRoy, Stephanie Parks of LeRoy and Brian (Julie) Ingalls of E. Bethany, great-grandchildren, Jeffrey James and Bethani James of LeRoy and Haley Ingalls and Kyle Ingalls of E. Bethany, a brother, Oliver (Grace) Cooper Jr. of LeRoy, a sister, Betty (Connie) Snyder of LeRoy, a sister-in-law, Janice Cooper of LeRoy, along with many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her husband, Harley Ingalls, and her siblings, Harriett Huntley, Franklin Cooper, Stanley, Walter and John Unamen and a grandson, Brian Ingalls Jr.

     Family and friends may call on Saturday from 2 ~ 4 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road, LeRoy where her funeral service will be held at 4:00 P.M.  Reception will be held at the Stafford Fire Hall following the services. Interment will be in Machpelah Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

     In lieu of flowers, the family would like memorials directed to https://www.ovariancancer.org/donate/.     

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

Mary V. Kelly, 91 of Perry, passed away on March 31, 2014 at her home. She was born in Batavia on May 9, 1922 to the late Frank (Sarah Kinney) Folk. Mrs. Kelly along with her husband owned and operated Folk & Kelly, Inc. in Perry. She was a longtime member of St. Joseph’s Church in Perry. She is preceded in death by her husband Leonard A. Kelly and brother Casper Folk.

She is survived by her son Bruce (Sandra) Kelly, granddaughter Stefanie (Kyle) Tallman, great-grandsons Bryce and Parker Tallman all of Perry; sister Betty (Leo) Sulim of Winterhaven, FL, along with several nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral Services will be held 7:00 PM on Monday April 7, 2014 at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. She will be laid to rest at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Perry.

Memorials may be made to the Perry Center Fire Department P.O. Box 204 Perry, NY 14530. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

Jackie G. Schroeder, 62 of Castile, passed away on April 2, 2014 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. She was born in Warsaw on April 21, 1951 to the late Adelbert (Agnes Armour) Kelly. Mrs. Schroeder worked at the Champion Company in Perry for 20 years, she cooked at Warsaw Elementary for 12 years, and she ran the cafeteria at the Wyoming Country Fair, along with bartending and cooking at the VFW for 25 years. Jackie was a longtime member of the VWF Ladies Auxiliary. She was a fantastic caretaker, devoted grandmother, always cooking, baking and she was very passionate about taking care of her family. She is preceded in death by a brother-in-law Elwood Claude.

She is survived by her beloved husband Rick Schroeder of Castile; sons Jeremy (Jennifer) of Silver Springs; Timothy (Naomi) of Castile; Shawn (Christine) of Short Track; Shane (Kelly) Schroeder of Rossburg; sister Jean Claude of Perry Center; brother James (Cheryl) Kelly of FL; 6 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, along with several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Friday April 4, 2014 from 4 to 8 PM at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. Perry, New York 14530. 11:00 AM Funeral Services will be held on Saturday April 5, 2014 at the Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Castile Rescue Squad P.O. Box 338 Castile, NY 14427 or to the VFW Post 5009 Ladies Auxiliary 20 Washington Blvd. Perry, NY 14530. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

Betty J. Bauer, 85 of Perry, passed away on March 31, 2014 at Wyoming County Community Hospital. She was born in West Babylon, New York on September 30, 1928 to the late Orville (Alfreda Mason) Sears. Mrs. Bauer was a longtime member of the United Methodist Church in Perry and Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed baking her famous apple pies, knitting and crocheting blankets for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Betty was the #1 Rusty Wallace fan and liked watching NASCAR races. She is preceded in death by her brother Raymond Sears and sister Virginia Sears.

She is survived by her beloved husband Frederick Bauer Sr.; sons Frederick (Kathleen) Bauer Jr. of Perry; Larry (Sandra) Bauer of Hamburg; 4 grandchildren Kimberley (Scott) Rozanski, Karen (Todd) Shuskey, Bradley (Caitlyn) Bauer, Bethany (Andrew) Bukowinski, 7 great-grandchildren Kaileen, Hannah, Gabrielle, Jessica, Chloe, McKenna & Benjamin, along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Friday April 4, 2013 at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. Perry where Funeral Services will follow at 1:00 PM. She will be laid to rest in West Perry Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org. For more information please call 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

IRENE MAY CLARK daughter of Thomas and Linda (Neuburger) Clark of Batavia, died Thursday January 23, 2014 at her home in Brewer, Maine. She was 37. Irene was born October 10, 1976 in Albany, New York.

Family and friends may visit from 2-3 p.m. on Saturday April 5, 2014 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where a Celebration of Irene's Life will begin at 3p.m. Memorials in her memory are suggested to a Humane Society in your region. 

Please share your memories of Irene with his family at www.tomaszewskifh.com and for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

THE FAMILY OF IRENE MAY CLARK IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK.

 

Batavia – Walter R. Lang, Sr., 85, of Batavia, entered into rest Tuesday, (March 25, 2014) at United Memorial Medical Center, in Batavia.

Walter Lang was born August 6, 1928 in Batavia, a son of the late Georg and Anna (Gauger) Lang.  Walter graduated from Batavia High School and was a lifelong resident of Batavia.

Over the years, Walt used his masonry skills to help numerous family members, friends, and neighbors to beautify their homes.  He was a life time member of the New Apostolic Church of Batavia and was proud to have volunteered his time and talents in helping to construct the church itself.

Walter served his country honorably with the Army during the Korean War from 1950-1952.  He was assigned to the occupation force in Europe for the majority of his term of duty due to his ability to speak fluent German.  This good fortune helped him to return home without serious injury. 

Prior to his army service he worked as a machinist for Massey Harris. Following his discharge he became a plasterer and union mason employed by George Stratton Contracting.  For the final 26 years of his career Walt worked for the Genesee County Highway Department where he continued to use his masonry skills.  He retired in 1998.

He is the husband of Elizabeth (Kies) Lang, whom he married October 16, 1955.

Along with his wife, Walter is survived by his children, Walter (Susan) Lang, Jr. of  Batavia, David (Christina) Lang of Southbury, CT, and Gregory (Eileen) Lang of Lancaster; grandchildren, Elizabeth Lang of Buffalo, Erin Lang of Batavia, David B. Lang, Meredith Lang and Kevin Walter Lang all of Buffalo, Nicholas Lang and Evan Lang both of Lancaster; a brother, Ernest (Shirley) Lang of Stafford; a sister, Ruth (late Herbert) Hemry of Bergen; and a brother-in-law, Fred Born of Rochester.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.  

He is preceded in death by his sisters, Helen Born and Lydia Lang. 

There will be no prior visitation.  Walter’s memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday (April 5, 2014) at the New Apostolic Church, 314 Pine Ridge Road Cheektowaga.  Flowers are gratefully declined.  Those wishing to may make memorial contributions to the Batavia VA Medical Center, 222 Richmond Avenue, Batavia, NY 14020.  Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery, Batavia.

Arrangements were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main St., Batavia, 343-8868.  Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Stafford ~ Joshua Ian Mouery, age 16, of Main Road, passed away unexpectedly at home on Sunday (March 30, 2014).

     He was born February 13, 1998 in Batavia, a son of Frank Mouery and Michelle Scharlau Mouery.

      Joshua, who was a sophomore at LeRoy Central School, was active in many sports growing up.  He loved track, bowling, lacrosse, soccer and swimming.  He also had a passion for computers and cooking.  It was his intention to attend BOCES in his Junior year to follow through with his interest in culinary arts.

      He is survived by his mom, Shell Mouery (Jim Wilson) of Stafford, his dad Frank Mouery of Buffalo, a brother, John Macan of TX, nephew, Eli Saile of Batavia, maternal grandmother, Margaret Meisner, paternal grandmother, Lucille Mouery, maternal aunts, Lynne (Roy) of Ithaca and Melissa (Pierce) Thompson of NC, maternal Uncles, David Scharlau of GA and Scott (Barb) Scharlau of Cheektowaga, a paternal aunt, Jackie (Balta) Mejia  of Hamburg, special "Uncles", Bruce Scofield and Dan Galliford, along with many other dear relatives.

     There are No Prior Calling Hours.  Family and friends are invited to attend a Service of Remembrance for Joshua on Thursday evening at 6:00 P.M. which will be held at the LeRoy High School Auditorium, 9300 South Street Road, LeRoy.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Joshua's family, which will enable them to establish a fund to assist culinary arts students with their studies through the Genesee Valley BOCES Program.

     Joshua and his family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc. in LeRoy.  Your memories and condolences may be shared with Joshua's family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.

Bergen ~ Daisy E. Freeman, age 99, formerly of Peachey Road, passed away Saturday morning (March 29, 2014) at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home.

     Mrs. Freeman was born March 12, 1915 in Pavilion, a daughter of the late Daniel and Margaret Dickens Gleber.

     Her love of family and her faith in the Lord was always evident.  She was passionate about providing a loving home for her seven children, as well as, donating her time to her church community.

     She is survived by her children; Thomas Freeman of Ocala, FL, Judy Acker of Byron, William (Jeanne) Freeman of Byron, James (Jacklin) Freeman of Bergen, Karen (Thomas) Copeland of Byron and Jeffrey (Bridget) Freeman of Eustis, FL; 14 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 1 great great-grandchild, along with many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her husband, Darrell Freeman Sr., a son, Darrell Freeman Jr., a son-in-law, Al Acker and her 6 siblings.

     Mrs. Freeman's family wish to extend their appreciation to the staff of the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home for their kindness and attention to their mom's care; and also a special thank you to her church family, for their loving support and prayers that they have offered to mom and her family.

     Family and friends may call on Thursday from 4 ~ 6 P.M. at the Bergen United Methodist Church, 27 South Lake St., Bergen, where her funeral service will be held at 6 P.M.  Interment will be in the Byron Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

     The courtesy of no flowers is requested with memorials suggested to the Bergen United Methodist Church.  Your memories and condolences may be shared with Mrs. Freeman's family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.

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

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