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dustin.jpg Dustin R. Barrett, age 2 months, of Perry passed away on Friday December 16, 2016 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Dustin was born in Warsaw, New York on September 19, 2016 a son of Frank and Karen (Curry) Barrett.

He is survived by his parents: Frank and Karen (Curry) Barrett, brother: Damian Barrett, sister: Destiny Barrett both of Perry, Maternal grandparents: Kenneth (Theresa) Curry of TN, Paternal grandmother: Beverly Barrett of Perry, along with many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.

Family and friends may call from 4:00-7:00PM on Wednesday December 21, 2016 at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530 where Funeral Services will follow at 7pm. He will be laid to rest in Pleasant Valley Cemetery in York.

Memorials may be made to the family or to the Ronald McDonald House 333 Westmoreland Drive, Rochester, NY 14620 or visit http://rmhcrochester.org. 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.

 

Pavilion ~ Elizabeth R. "Betty" Norton, age 98 , passed away Saturday morning (December 17, 2016) at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home.

     She was born June 15, 1918 in Rochester, NY,  a daughter of the late Byron and C. May Tufts Rudgers.

     Betty loved music and prior to graduating from Pavilion Central School, she composed the tune for a song that became the school's Alma Mater with the words written by Danny Conner.

She was a graduate of the Batavia Branch of the Rochester Business Institute and retired from Pavilion Central School after 35 years as secretary to the principal.  During her tenure, Betty was appointed as Clerk of the Board of Education until her retirement.

     Betty loved her cats and liked cooking, baking and preparing Sunday dinners for her family and grandchildren, as well as planting and caring for her many flowers.  Music continued throughout her life and she enjoyed playing both the piano and her Hammond organ. As a lifetime and oldest member of the Pavilion United Methodist Church, she would also occasionally play the church organ on Sundays.

     She is survived by her daughter, Karry (Harold) Reynolds; her son, Keith (Rhonda) Norton; 4 grandchildren, Todd (Mary) Norton, Michelle (Michael) Freeman, Christy (Chris) Schultz and Karyn (Jeff) Winters; 8 great-grandchildren, Tyler and Bobbie Jo Norton, Britannie (Michael) Fitch, Michaela and Marissa Freeman, Emma Winters and William and Drew Schultz; 1 great-great-granddaughter, Lilly Fitch, along with several nieces and nephews.

     Betty was predeceased by her husband, Stuart R. Norton, daughter-in-law, Shirlee Ann Norton and her siblings, Earl (Virginia) Rudgers, Charles Rudgers and Alta MacFarland.

     Visitation and service information will be announced at a later date in the Spring of 2017.

     Memorials are suggested to the Pavilion United Methodist Church, 11115 E. Park St., Pavilion, NY 14525.

     Your memories and condolences may be shared with Betty's family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.

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

burnside.jpgDerinda M. Burnside, 78 of Corfu, passed away Saturday December 17, 2016 at United Memorial Medical Center. She was born November 17, 1938 in Brockport, NY to the late Arthur (Lena Brown) Heise. She is preceded in death by a sister Royetta Kummer and a nephew Larry Burchfield.

Mrs. Burnside was an active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Hamlin, NY. She collected tea cups, cardinals and enjoyed shopping. Mrs. Burnside loved nothing more than spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  

She is survived by her beloved husband of 54 years Richard C. Burnside of Corfu; children Bonnie (Scott) Chatley of Corfu; Edward Burnside of Albion; James Burnside of Corfu; siblings Beulah Hand of SC; Willis (Carrie) Heise of Albion; Margery (Darwin) Hale of Morton, NY; 6 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Tuesday December 20, 2016 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main St. Batavia, New York 14020. An 11:00 AM Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday December 21, 2016 at the Funeral Home.She will be laid to rest in Hillside Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family to be distributed to various 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 St. Batavia, New York 14020.

fisher.jpg Richard L. Fisher, age 63, of Perry passed away on Friday December 16, 2016 at his home. Richard was born in Kittanning, PA., on June 26, 1953 a son of the late Harry and Vera (Best) Fisher. Along with his parents he is preceded in death by a grandson Lance "RJ" Riley Jr., and sisters; Cindy DeShane and Gladys Fisher.

Richard worked many years for the King Cole Bean Co. in Avon and later for Livingston County Highway Department. He was an outdoorsman who liked to hunt; he enjoyed working on mechanics, watching NASCAR racing and football games, especially watching his favorite team the Pittsburgh Steelers.

He is survived by 2 daughters: Tina (Dennis) Jones of Castile, Teresa (Lance) Riley of Springwater, his longtime companion: Tammy Garrett of New Orleans, his former wife: Joyce Taylor, sister: Diane (Dave) Thomas of Hawthorne, PA., brother: David (Melba) Fisher of Memphis, TN, grandchildren: Ashley, Noah, Matthew, McKenzie, Emica, Kassidy, Allexa, Triston, Taylor and Ryan, brother-in-law: Harry DeShane of Perry, 3 aunts: Cathy (Ross) Bower of PA., Gloria (Robert) Brywa of Perry, Phyllis Mohney of FL. , along with many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may call from 4:00-7:00PM on Tuesday December 20, 2016 at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX 75231 or visit www.heart.org. 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.

wandryk_frank_-_photo2.jpgFrank J. Wandryk, 82 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Friday (December 16, 2016) at United Memorial Medical Center.

He was born January 30, 1934 in Batavia, NY, a son of the late John and Sophia Zimnal Wandryk.

Frank served our country with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was employed with the City of Batavia Dept. of Public Works prior to his retirement. Frank was a member of Ascension Parish in Batavia. Frank was a gentle and humble man who enjoyed simple pleasures. He enjoyed baseball, television sports, bingo and music. Most of all he was proud of his family and will be deeply missed. 

He spent his final years at the NYS Veterans Home, where he received excellent care from the devoted staff who became his friends and extended family.

He was predeceased by his first wife, Delores McCoy Wandryk in 1999 and second wife, Carolyn Shutz Wandryk on February 17, 2016. Frank was the brother of the late Onofre “Norf” Wandryk, Caroline and Rose Wandryk, Veronica Bezon, Sophie Trybushan, Michael Wandryk and Antoinette Corbelli.

Survivors include his daughter, Debbie (Terry) Paine of Batavia. Son, Frank Wandryk of Tonawanda. Step-sons, Brad (Maryann) Martin of Marston Mills, MA, Craig (Laurie) Martin of Batavia and Doug (Kimberly) Martin of Florida. Grandchildren,Sarah Lidbom, Leslie Szfranski, Julie Molloy, Jacob, Robert and Benjamin Paine. Step-grandchildren, Mariella, Alyssa, CJ, Christopher, Sean and JD Martin. Four great-grandchildren. Sisters, Anne O’Grady of Syracuse, Jane “Jennie” Crowe of Buffalo and Constance (Jerry) McGuire of Fairport. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Monday (December 19th) from 5-8pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia. His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, 10:00am at Ascension Parish (corner of Swan and Sumner Streets.). Burial with full military honors will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorial contributions  in Frank’s memory may be made to Crossroads House, 11 Liberty St., Batavia, NY 14020. Expressions of condolence can 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.

 

 

austin.jpg  Austin M. Drake, 19, of Attica passed away on Monday December 12, 2016 due to medical complications. He was born on June 29, 1997 in Batavia to Heather Drake and Melvin Hall.

He is survived by his loving mother; Heather Drake of Attica; grandparents Jim (Kris) Drake of Attica; uncle Shawn Drake of Batavia, Aunt Ashley Wright of Batavia, Aunt Kristina (Anthony Berrios) Thompson of Attica; sister in law Javette Drake of Attica; nieces Jamie Thompson, Sienna and Lena Berrios and Acelia Drake and nephew Clayton Thompson

Austin was presently attending the Monroe County Special Education Extend program in Spencerport. He graduated from Spencerport High School in June of 2015. He attended the GVRC camp for special needs children in Pike. Austin was special in ways and taught us many lessons in life like how to have an open mind, love unconditionally, to smile on the most difficult days, and to have patience with people. So because of these life lessons our family on behalf of Austin would like to thank both Varysburg & Attica EMS, the responding officers from Wyoming County Sheriff's Department, Chief Henderschott, the staff of Warsaw hospital's ED, Timothy Meister of Marley Funeral Home, and Stacey Storm from the ARC of Livingston/Wyoming County. Your efforts and compassion have not gone unnoticed.

Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday December 21, 2016 from 5:00-6:30PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011. A 6:30PM Memorial Service will immediately follow visitation at the Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Austin’s name to the Genesee Valley Rotary Camp www.gvrc.org or GVRC c/o Ernest Wiard - 15 Hal-bar Rd., Avon, NY 14414 or to the family to distribute to various charities. 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.

 

 

Elba - Benjamin J. Ligon, Sr., 75, died Thursday, December 15, 2016 at United Memorial Medical Center, in Batavia after having been admitted earlier in the day.

Mr. Ligon, Sr. was born March 11, 1941 in Society Hill, Alabama, the son of the late Benjamin Turrance and Minnie Ligon Houston.

He was a member and Deacon of the Church of Brotherly Love and served as an usher for Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Mr. Ligon was a former employee of Frank J. Calarco & Sons for many years and a retiree of the Eastman Kodak Co.

He is survived by his wife, Hattie B. (Miles) Ligon, whom he married 1962.  Also surviving are two sons; Benjamin (Carla Capizzi) Ligon, Jr. of Batavia and Scottie (Christi LoTempio) Ligon of Elba, two daughters; Patricia (Ira) Stephens-Moss and Shirley Woods both of the state of Alabama and 5 grandchildren.

Friends may call on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at H.E. Turner & Co, Inc., 403 E. Main St., Batavia. Services will be at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 516 Ellicott Street, Batavia.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Department 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.  Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.  Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Springville - Mrs. Dorothy M. Putney of Springville, passed away Dec. 15, 2016 at age 90. Predeceased by her loving husband Laurence. Cherished mother of Todd (Marcia), Marc (Deidre), Susan (William Skura), and Cindy Matteson (Steven). Proud grandmother of 13 and great grandmother of 19. Survived by siblings Chester (Thelma), Genevieve (Late Lawrence), and Clarence (Shirley). Predeceased by Lawrence, Donald, Frederick and Malcolm.

No private visitation, memorial service to be held at a later date. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Hospice of Buffalo, 225 Como Pk Blvd, Buffalo, NY 14227 or Springville First United Methodist Church, 474 East Main St., Springville, NY 14141.Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com. Arrangements have been completed by the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.

ireland.jpg Frank Joseph” Bud” Ireland, 92, died peacefully at the Ireland homestead on Thursday December 15, 2016, under the care of his daughters and home care and hospice. Frank was born April 13, 1924 in Perry a son of the late Frank and Corena (Austen) Ireland. Along with his parents he is preceded in death by sisters: Edith Popp, Esther Bookmiller and Florence Rickard.

Frank was a graduate of Perry School. He played high school football and drums. He was a faithful and one of the oldest members of the Perry Center First Congregational Church where he served on many committees including deacon and trustee. Frank worked on the Ireland family dairy farm since he was 11 years old. He milked dairy cows, raised heifers, tended to hogs and chickens. He enjoyed gardening, painting and mowing the family’s yard. He also enjoyed hauling water year round to farms and filling pools in the summer months throughout the county. He served on the Wyoming County Planning Board for 10 years and was also a Perry Town Board member. These jobs were important to him and he took great pride in his dedication to those positions. He won the Conservation Farmer of the year in 1972. He was also a member of Dairylea Cooperative Inc. Frank enjoyed watching the Buffalo Bills and smoking cigars with his grandsons. Brett and Blake have always been envious of his serious mustache. Frank and Laura enjoyed traveling, including trips with friends to Hawaii and Alaska. They were avid snowmobile riders and enjoyed trail riding throughout Wyoming County. Frank was a lifelong friend to Dick Brick, who continued to visit even when Frank lost the ability to carry on a conversation. They reminisced often about Frank’s various pranks especially concerning “Perry Center” and racing Fords and Chevys.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years: Laura Jane (Cole)Ireland, 4 daughters: Regina (Andrew Zinkievich) Ireland of Perry, Sally (Yolanda Montemayor) Ireland of Austin, TX., Mary Jane Ireland of Perry, Cindy (William Stowell) Ireland of Perry, his grandchildren: Brett C. (Andrea Callari) Eliasz of Rochester, Blake J. Eliasz of Rochester, Emma Darocha of Perry, a great grandson: Giancarlo J. Eliasz, his only surviving sibling Jacqueline Ireland Hogestyn of Rochester, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends and family from 2-4 and 6-8pm on Saturday December 17th at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 N. Main Street, Perry New York 14530. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday December 18th at 2:00pm at the Perry Center First Congregational Church. He will be laid to rest in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Perry.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church. 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.

flowers.jpg JoAnn T. MacLane “Skip”, 85, of Attica passed away Monday December 12, 2016 at Batavia Healthcare Center. She was born December 2, 1931 in Lyndonville, NY to the late Joseph & Gladys (Emerson) Thomas. 

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband Tracey H. MacLane; sons Rodney & Richard MacLane and a brother Neil Thomas.

She is survived by her daughters Susan (Aivars) Brigzna of Attica, Cynthia (John) Larsen of Ballston Lake, NY; brother Harry Thomas of Knoxville, TN; daughter-in-law Vicki MacLane of Attica; 6 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; along with several nieces, nephews & cousins.  

There will be no prior calling hours. A Memorial Service will be held at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, NY 14011 at a later date in the spring.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Lollypop Farms 99 Victor Road Fairport, NY 14450. 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.

 

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