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East Bethany - Catherine Dolores Grice Schmidt, passed away at the age of 94, surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, September 9, 2018.

She was the daughter of the late William and Hannah Didget Grice.

She was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Howard L. "Juney" Schmidt, her son-in-law, Gregory Moscicki and her siblings, Ronald, Gerald and William and Joanne Grice, Barbara Hare, Ann Wilson and Dolores Schmidt.

She was the loving and devoted mother to her six children, 22 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Her children are: James (Mary Lou) Schmidt, Joanne Moscicki, Janice (Richard) Vania, Sally (Larry) Falkowski, Cheryl (Vic) Anziano  and Rebecca (Dan) Kandl. She is also survived by her beloved cat, Abby.

Catherine was well known for her wonderful pies and baked goods and her devotion to God and her church. As a member of Immaculate Conception Church and a member of the Ladies of Charity, she continued to help out with their three annual chicken barbeques until she was 90 years old. She was also known for remembering a multitude of people with her cards and well-wishes. A kind and gentle soul, she will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

At her request, there are no prior visiting hours. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Mary Immaculate Parish,  Immaculate Conception Church, 5865 Ellicott Street Road, East Bethany.  She will be laid to rest in West Middlebury Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mary Immaculate Parish, Immaculate Conception Church, P.O. Box 98, East Bethany, New York 14054 or Bethany Volunteer Fire Department, 5253 Old Telephone Road, East Bethany, New York 14054. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.

 

Stafford- Doris M. Hatch, age 92, of Stafford, passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Facility.

Mrs. Hatch was born September 24, 1925 in Rochester, a daughter of the late Claude Moose and Olevia V. Hardy Moose.

A longtime member of East Bethany Presbyterian Church, she was active in church activities including, the garden club, former trustee and choir member. Throughout the years, she made and designed several wedding cakes and had a love for her cats and dogs. She was employed at Central Tractor in Batavia and for The Batavia Daily News.

She is predeceased by her husbands, Lester Legg and Lloyd Hatch.

Surviving are her children, Aleasa (William) Dominiak of Stafford, Lorna (Douglas) Burger of Pavilion and Kevin (Michelle) Legg of Pittsford; two brothers, Phillip Moose of Livonia and Kenneth (Mary) Moose of Rush; her sister, Shirley Nuijens of Irondequoit; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She is the sister of the late Donald Moose, Leslie Moose and Luella Dunn.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia where services will follow immediately at 4 p.m. She will be laid to rest in East Bethany Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in her name to Volunteers for Animals, P.O. Box 1621, Batavia, New York 14021. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

mary_primus_daily.jpgMARY F. "NANNY" PRIMUS ~ lifelong Batavia resident, age 96, died unexpectedly    Tuesday  August 28, 2018 in Batavia. She was born November 4, 1921, in Batavia, NY, the daughter of the late Charles and Sarah (Scinta) Cassenti also preceded in death by her only child, Butch Primus in 2016. 

Mary was a mainstay in the restaurant industry over a 60 plus year career. She was a supervisor at Ange's Restaurant which later became Christina's, she waitressed at the former Scotland Yard, Young's Restaurant and the former Batavia Downs Clubhouse and Hostessed at the former Treadway. Mary was a fantastic cook, enjoyed travelling, avid fan of horseracing especially the Kentucky Derby but most of all being "Nanny" to her loving, Nicole & Rene`.  

She is survived by her granddaughters, Nicole (John Pascarella) Primus of Byron and Rene` (Nick Pompa) Primus of Byron; great-grandchildren, Marissa Brennan, Cortney (Travis Knowlton) Greene, Jonathan Smith and Dylan (Victoria) Primus-Cook; great great-grandchildren, Jacob and Aubrey Knowlton; nephews, Charlie, George & Jimmy; niece, Natalie and several others along with many dear friends.

Please join the family from 12-1p.m. on Sunday September 16, 2018 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where a Celebration of Mary's Life will begin at 1p.m. followed by a reception at Batavia Country Club. She will be laid to rest in Wyoming County Cemetery, and memorials in her memory can be made to a charity of the donor's choice. 

Please share your words of comfort with Mary's family at www.tomaszewskifh.com or for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500. 

THE FAMILY OF MARY F. PRIMUS IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4210 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020

 

moore.jpg  Patrick D. Moore, 40, went home on Wednesday September 5, 2018. He was born January 31, 1978. He is predeceased by his sister Lisa M. Moore; grandparents Leon (Isabelle) Moore Sr, Earl E. Gilbert; Aunt Patty and Uncle Andy.

Patrick is survived by his parents; Leon (Anne Gilbert) Moore Jr. of Elba; son Abraven; sisters Mary (Lisa Carter) Moore of Fairport and Leanne (Kristofer) Moore-Lickfeld of Olean; Maternal grandmother Myrtle Gilbert; niece Isabella George of Olean; good friends Ken and Colleen Proefrock along with many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Patrick was a charismatic soul. There wasn’t anything he wouldn’t do for his family and those he loved. He was an extremely intelligent and hard working man. Patrick was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving his country for 4 years. He had a great love for his son and his only wish was to have more time with him. Although Patrick was a private person, he spent as much quality time with the people he loved most. Those who truly knew Patrick, knew just how big of a heart he had. He was a great father, son, big brother, uncle and friend. Patrick will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020. Patrick will be laid to rest in Machpelah Cemetery, LeRoy.

In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to DAV (Disabled American Veterans) www.dav.org 3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076. 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.

hollie.jpg  It is with a deep and profound sadness that Hollie Ann Ruck, 31, of Attica, passed away on September 3, 2018.  She was born on December 22, 1986 to Michael Ruck of Elba and Cheri (Maples) Ruck of Attica.   

Hollie was a loving mother, daughter, sister & wife.  She graduated with an Associate’s Degree of Nursing RN in 2012 and enjoyed her career as a registered nurse. 

In addition to her parents, she will be lovingly remembered by her daughter; Rylie Ace and son Aiden Ace; sisters Stephanie Ruck, Nichole Ruck, Staci Bartz & brother-in-law Jamie Bartz; nephew Cody Bartz; grandparents Gerry (Jackie) Cote, Rose and Don Ruck, Barb (Leo) Maples;  Aunt Julie Maples, Uncle Bob Maples and cousin Tara Maples, Aunts and Uncles Terry & Kevin Novak,  Donna & Shane Seyler, as well as cousins Ashley, Zack, Jenna, Keith, and Alison; husband Kyle Kilby and his children Owen, Emma, & Keller Kilby; Mother-in-law Kate & Mark Hinman; father-in-law Dave & Vickie Kilby. 

Family and friends are invited to call on Monday September 10th, 2018 from 4:00-6:00PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made directly to Staci Bartz to assist with final arrangement costs and funeral expenses. 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.

Corfu - Paul E. Reynolds, 63, passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018.

Paul was born on January 15, 1955, the son of the late Edward and Mary Murphy Reynolds. 

Paul had a great love for farming, having grown up on the family dairy farm on Allegheny Road. He was well known in the area for being one of the best in farm mechanics and fabrication. Paul was very active in 4-H and FFA, earning the FFA Empire Farm Degree. He loved the outdoors and had a passion for restoring antique tractors. 

Surviving are his children; Dan (Mindy) Reynolds, Jeff Reynolds and Melanie (Dane) Anderson; grandchildren, Breanna, Luke, Hailey, Hannah and Logan;  great grandson, Liam; three brothers, James (Gretchen) Reynolds, Joseph (Gail) Reynolds and John (Shelley) Reynolds; three sisters, Kathleen (Robert) Peterson, Joan (Keith) Price and Susan (late David) Sleeper. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Family and friends may call Saturday, September 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 East Main Street, Corfu, NY.

t._galanti_pic.jpgANTHONY B. "TONY" GALANTI ~ Age 76, of Batavia, died peacefully Wednesday August 22, 2018 at Highland Hospital. He was born January 30, 1942, in Batavia, NY, a son of the late Anthony and Domenica (Sylvania) Galanti, also preceded in death by his brother, Richard Galanti.

Tony was an avid baseball fan, especially the New York Yankees and many years ago served as the business manager for the Albuquerque Dukes, a minor league farm team for the Dodgers. When Tony returned to the area he along with his son, Patrick operated a Pontillo's Pizzeria in Rochester, NY.

Surviving are his sons, Patrick (Richana) Galanti of Brockport and children, Aiyana, Sophia & Nicole, Daniel Galanti of Alaska and children, Raine, Evelyn, Anthony & Jenna; brother, Marty Galanti of Batavia; sister, Lorraine (late Poncho) Schaub; nieces and caregiver, Jessica along with Shelby, Wiley, Chandler, Oliver, Bennett, Kim, Marty, Mark, Aaron, Ashley, Grayson and David

Please join the family for a Graveside Service 11am Saturday September 8, 2018 at St. Joseph's Cemetery. Memorials in his memory are suggested to the Palliative Care unit at Highland Hospital.

Please share your words of comfort with Tony's family at www.tomaszewskifh.com or for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500. 

THE FAMILY OF TONY GALANTI IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4210 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NY 14020

 


Beverly B. Doran, age 81, of Roanoke Rd., Pavilion passed away Tuesday, September 4th, 2018, at the Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Facility in Warsaw. She was born in Dunkirk, January 14th, 1937, daughter of the late Merle and Lillian Smith Babcock.
A lifetime resident of Genesee County and a graduate of Dunkirk High School, Beverly received a two year degree from the Rochester Business Institute and worked as a secretary for Kodak in Rochester, Boylan Law Office in LeRoy, and B.R. Dewitt in Pavilion. She was a member of the Home Bureau and the United Methodist Church in Pavilion. Beverly loved traveling, especially her trips to Europe and Las Vegas, playing Euchre and spending time at the casino.

She was predeceased by her husband, Robert W. Doran; a grandson, Timothy Doran; 3 sisters, Lucille Cornprobst, Joyce Sandhoff and Loretta Babcock; and 2 brothers, Junior and Gary Babcock. Survivors include 2 daughters, Sherry (Ken) Steinmetz of Byron and Marjorie (James) Cutcliffe of Pavilion; 2 sons, Robert (Lisa) Doran of Pavilion and Michael (Melissa) Doran of Bethany; 2 sisters, Arlene Weidnhofer and Beatrice Maguire; a brother, Robert Babcock; 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family in the Pavilion Cemetery. A memorial celebration will be held Saturday, September 15th, 2018 at the Wyoming County Veterans Club in Warsaw from 1pm to 4pm. Please visit www.weeksfuneral.com to offer online condolences. Memorial contributions may be made in Beverly's name to the Pavilion Fire Department at PO Box 156, Pavilion, NY 14545 or to the United Methodist Church of Pavilion at 11115 E. Park St. Pavilion, NY 14545. 

 

mike_t._for_daily_news.jpgMICHAEL A. TENEBRUSO, area educator, age 50, of N. Chili, died peacefully surrounded by family on Friday afternoon, August 31, 2018 at Rochester General Hospital. Michael was born in Batavia, on March 11, 1968, the son of Anthony and Marcia A. (Bentley) Tenebruso of Batavia. He is the grandson of the late Maria Michaela Tenebruso and Laverne & Esther Bentley.  

Michael grew up in Batavia to a faith filled family as a member of the former St. Anthony's Church where he was an altar server and former president of the St. Michael's Society.  He graduated from Batavia High School in 1986 and later received his Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Elementary Education and Educational Administration respectively from SUNY Brockport.  While there, he served as a founding member of the Greek Chapter of Sigma Alpha Mu.  

“Mr. T”, as he was known, was later recognized as "Teacher of the Year" at Elba Central Schools.  His career continued as a well-respected elementary school administrator throughout Western NY. He served as an assistant principal at Attica Central Schools.  Later he became principal at Sheldon Elementary and Hillery Park Elementary schools in Buffalo, NY and received special recognition as the principal of Canal View Elementary School in Chili, NY.  

He will also be remembered as a fine athlete who enjoyed playing golf as a member of Stafford Country Club. Even during his illness, Michael maintained his passion for bodybuilding as a regular at Chili Fitness.   He led by example, mentoring countless young students outside the classroom as a golf, wrestling and football coach.

Michael's persona was larger than life.   He was a friend and role model to all.    Most importantly, Mike’s selflessness and devotion to mankind was most evident at home where he was a kind and nurturing father to his three beautiful children. Michael battled his illness head on for six long years, facing every set back with grace and dignity.  He never gave up.  Cancer did not take his passion for life, his mind, or his soul as he closed his eyes for the last time.

Michael is survived by his beloved children, Nicholas, Anna & Nathan Tenebruso all of N. Chili; loving sisters, Kristine (Patrick Sloan) Tenebruso and her children Lauren & Kayleigh Blalock, Jennifer (Stephen) Lockemeyer and their children, Jack & Kaitlyn; mother of the children, Laura (Terry) Tenebruso along with many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, especially Michael & Paul Berardini, his "Brothers at Heart" and many, many friends.

The Tenebruso family will be present on Friday, September 7, 2018 from 1 to 8 p.m. at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC., 4120 West Main Street Road, Batavia, NY.  Please join the family in Celebrating Michael's Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Saturday September 8th, Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph's Site), 303 East Main St. Batavia. He will be laid to rest in St. Joseph's Cemetery. 

Memorials in his memory may be made to the Tenebruso children as they build on Michael’s legacy.

"We don't know how much time we have in life, no one ever knows, so you do the best you can, that's all you can do." ~ Michael A. Tenebruso

Please share your words of comfort with Michael’s family at www.tomaszewskifh.com or for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

THE FAMILY OF MICHAEL A. TENEBRUSO IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4210 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NY 14020

 

daiseys.jpg Sharon Ziomek, 74, of Batavia passed away on Monday September 3, 2018 at the Premier Genesee Nursing Home in Batavia. She was born on November 15, 1943 in Batavia to the late Earl and Luella (Kilner) Keller. In addition to her parents, Sharon is predeceased by her first husband; Malcolm Singer Sr.; brother Paul Keller and sister Patricia Keller.

Sharon was a longtime member of the Salvation Army Church of Batavia.

She is survived by her husband; James Ziomek of Batavia; children Cathy (Scott) Weaver of Batavia, Malcolm Singer of Olean and Mary Hodge of Rochester; brother Charles Keller of Batavia; 9 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. All are welcome to attend an 11:00AM Memorial Service on Saturday September 8, 2018 at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. She will be laid to rest in Elmwood Cemetery.

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.

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