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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

Bernice A. Sergel, 89 of Attica, passed away on Saturday March 29, 2014 at Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Facility in Warsaw. She was born October 24, 1924 in Jamestown to the late Carver (Roxybelle Myers) Anderson. Mrs. Sergel was a former member of the Attica Baptist Church. She loved flowers, plants, gardening and fishing. She is preceded in death by her husband Charles Sergel who passed away on March 10, 1987; brothers Ellis & Frederick Anderson; sisters Helen Smyers, Viola Freitag, & Anna Stevens; grandson Paul Sergel; sons-in-law David Kerr and George Konieczny.

She is survived by her sons Jack (Mary Jane) Sergel of Attica; Bruce (Rita) Sergel of Arkansas; daughters Virginia Kerr, Luann Konieczny both of Batavia; brothers Roger Anderson of SC; Kenneth (Ann) Anderson of NC; sister Bessie Tillotson of Syracuse; 9 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday April 2, 2014 from 1-3 & 6-8 PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main St. Attica, NY 14011. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM on Thursday April 3, 2014 at the Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest in Forrest Hill Cemetery, Attica.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Facility Activities Fund 450 North Main St. Warsaw, NY 14569. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main St. Attica, New York 14011.
 

LeRoy ~ Ethel (Waterman) Cain, age 94, formerly of Fargo Road, Stafford, passed away Wednesday morning (March 26, 2014) at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home.

     Mrs. Cain was born February 26, 1920 in Stafford, a daughter of the late Morris and Bertha Hillabusch Waterman.

     She will be remembered as a true "Matriarch", with a very loving devotion to her family in her roles of mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She was a wonderful cook, who made sure her family and guests were well fed when they visited.

     She is survived by her husband, Edward T. Cain of LeRoy, her sons; Gary (Sue) Culbertson of Richfield Springs, NY and Gordy Culbertson of Stafford, grandchildren; Dawn Culbertson, Lisa Culbertson, Charles Culbertson, Rebecca Forbes, Erin (James) Hall and Christian (Amy) Culbertson, 9 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her siblings, Gordon Waterman and Florence Gillett.

     Friends of the family may call on Friday, April 4, from 5 ~ 8 P.M. at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt. 19), LeRoy.  Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 5, at 11:30 A.M. at Our Lady of Mercy Parish (St. Peter's Church), 44 Lake Street, LeRoy with interment to follow in Morganville Cemetery.

     Memorials may be made to the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home, Sunshine Fund, 10 Munson Street, LeRoy, NY 14482. 

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

Mary E. Rykert, 91 of Attica, passed away on Friday March 28, 2014 at Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw. She was born June 3, 1922 in Attica to the late John (Mary Shadbolt) Schiller. Mrs. Rykert was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Attica and American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She is preceded in death by her husband Alvaro Rykert; grandson Steven Walborn; brothers Eugene, Richard, Norman Schiller; sisters Arietta Trendel and Bertha Cook.

She is survived by her sons John (Vicky) of Attica; Pete Rykert of WV; daughters Jane (Steven) Azzaro of Schenectady; Pat (Steven) Walborn of FL; grandchildren Julie (Steele) Cook, Katie (Steven) Nannes, Amy Azzaro, Michael Azzaro, Cody Rykert; great-grandchildren Madison, Macy & Mitchell Cook, Jonathon Walborn along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. She will be laid to rest in Forrest Hill Cemetery, Attica.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Wyoming County SPCA 808 Creek Rd. Attica, NY 14011. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main St. Attica, New York 14011.
 

Elba - Mrs. Frances J. Kielbasa, 82, of Elba, passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Highland Hospital.

Mrs. Kielbasa was born September 21, 1931 in Alexander, a daughter of the late John and Caroline  Piasecki Idzik.

Predeceased by her husband, John N. Kielbasa in 1995; sisters, Stella Idzik and Genevieve Wilkosz; brothers, Frank Idzik and Stanley Piasecki.

Surviving are her children, Frank (Joy) Kielbasa of Elba, Donna (Edgar) Lougheed of Byron and Mark Kielbasa of Oakfield, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and Babci to more than we can count.

She woke to a good cup of coffee; rose to do a hard day’s work, sat for a cold drink (or two) at night then knelt before God to thank Him for all her blessings.

Friends may call on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Saint Padre Pio Parish, Our Lady of Fatima Worship Site, 65 South Main Street, Elba.  Burial will follow in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Elba.

Life is short; In Frances' memory, tell someone you love them, read to a child, hold someone's hand, hug a friend, plant a flower, cherish each day.

To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

 

 


 

LeRoy ~ Jeanette R. Paladino, age 87, our loving mother and grandmother, passed away Sunday March 23, 2014 at the Hilton East Assisted Living Community surrounded by her loving family.

     Mrs. Paladino was born April 5, 1926 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Samuel and Margaret Fenello Severe.

     She is survived by her children, Tony (Marcia) of Fort Gratiot, MI, David (Jane Haggett) of Batavia, NY and Jean (Kevin) Halligan of Hilton, NY, 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.  She was predeceased by her husband, Salvatore (Sam), son, John, brother Tony Severe and sister, Mary Kearns.

     There are no prior calling hours.  Family and friends are invited to her Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Our Lady of Mercy Parish (St. Peter’s Church), 44 Lake Street, LeRoy.  Interment will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Batavia.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Crossroads House, 11 Liberty St., Batavia, N.Y. 14020

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

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

Antoinette “Nana” Fenello, 100, went home to Heaven on March 19, 2014. Antoinette was born October 3, 1913 in Calitri, Italy. In 1932 she immigrated to the United States with her husband Frank and settled in the town of Batavia. She was proud to become a U.S. citizen in 1944.

After the death of her husband in 1974, she relocated to Ventura CA where she joined her daughter Phyl and her family. She was known for her great work ethic and spent many hours crocheting beautiful tablecloths, doilies and blankets for all her family. She loved being around family, especially young children and everyone who met Nana loved her.

She was preceded in death by her husband Frank after 43 years of marriage and her sons Frank Jr. and Vito Fenello and her daughter Felomena Marshall.

She is survived by her daughter Lucille (the late Frank) Olivieri and son Pasquale (Patsy) Fenello of Batavia, daughter in law Helen Fenello of Alpharetta, Georgia. 10 Grandchildren Gino Olivieri, Frank Olivieri, Lisa Suozzi, Patricia Connelly, Linda Daniels, Robert Marshall, Mary Smith, Jeffrey Marshall, V.J. Fenello and Frank Fenello survive along with 17 great- grandchildren and 9 great-great-grandchildren.

Friends are invited to call from 9:30AM-10:30AM at the funeral home on Friday March 28, 2014 and a Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00AM at Ascension Parish, 15 Sumner Street, Batavia New York. She will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Batavia.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.  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.

 

Agatina G. Leto Simone, 93, formerly of Attica, died peacefully Sunday evening (March 23, 2014) at the Batavia Health Care Center.

She was born August 11, 1920 in Boomer, West Virginia, daughter of the late Giuseppe and Jennie Costrine Granato.

Agatina and her late husband were the proprietors of the former Valhalla Restaurant in Corfu, NY. She was an avid reader and enjoyed baking.

She was the wife of the late Vincenzo Leto. Mother of the late Tina Krajna and sister of the late Louise Pennella.

Survivors include her son, Joseph Leto of Florida. Grandchildren, Mark (Allison) Leto of Attica, Lisa Leto Bennis of Florida, James Krajna of Florida, Jerome (Theresa) Krajna of Buffalo and Alyssa Leto. Former daughter in-law, Carolyn Leto of Alexander. Also survived by eleven great-grandchildren.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Those desiring may make memorial donations to Stevens Memorial Community Library, 146 Main St., Attica, NY 14011.

Expressions of condolence 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 & PROPRIETOR.

Oakfield - Mary Elizabeth “Betsy” Lloyd left us to be with her parents, Joan and Ernest Lloyd and nephew, Alan Mosier on March 20, 2014.

 

A graduate of Akron Central School and SUNY Brockport, Betsy was a woman of many talents and interests which she lovingly shared.  She loved to cook (her cookie platters are legendary), enjoyed antiquing, and being Aunt B, but her biggest passion was digging in the dirt. An avid gardener, Betsy lived for summer when she could tend her gardens.  She extended the season by starting plants from seed (for everyone’s gardens) and accumulating a large assortment of house plants.

 

Betsy will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her husband, Michael Spadacino, sister Laurie (Daryl) Mosier, niece Patience (Joshua) Kinney, and nephew Aaron (Martha) Mosier. She is also survived by a brother, James Lloyd.

 

Friends are invited to join the family to celebrate Betsy’s life at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home 11 Maple Ave., Oakfield, NY.  Memorials may be made to the Oakfield Fire Department. P.O. Box 184, Oakfield, New York 14125

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