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tricialaugello.jpgPatricia L. “Tricia” Augello, 49 of Elba, passed away on Friday, August 28, 2020 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 13, 1970 in Batavia to Norman and Linda (Vereecken) Augello of Elba.

Tricia was a 1989 graduate of Elba Central School and then obtained an Associate’s Degree from Genesee Community College. She was bookkeeper at A & V Produce in Elba for many years. Tricia was a lifelong member of St. Padre Pio Parish and longtime Altar & Rosary Society member. She enjoyed going to high school basketball games, school plays and other activities that her nieces and nephews participated in. Growing up she enjoyed spending time at the family’s cottage at Conesus Lake. Tricia loved spending time with her family.

Tricia had a special relationship with Dr. Everett Porter and his family would like to extend a special thanks to him, as well as the other doctors and nurses at Strong Memorial Hospital that knew and took care of her.

Along with her parents, Tricia is survived by her siblings, Charles Augello of Elba; Susan (Frank) Nicolazzo of North Chili; Norman (Jerah) Augello of Elba; Michael (Tracy) Augello of Elba; Joseph Augello of Batavia; nieces and nephews, Stephen, Madalynn, Taylor, Carter, Kelsea, Lindsay, Matthew, Kennedy and Cooper; along with many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 from 3 to 7 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held for the family and she will be laid to rest in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Elba.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Elba Volunteer Fire Department, 4 South Main Street, Elba, NY 14058 or to Saint Padre Pio Parish, 56 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, NY 14125. 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.
 

schwab.jpg  Robert J. Schwab, age 94, of Perry, NY and formerly of Warsaw passed away on Saturday August 29, 2020 at the Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Facility in Warsaw where he had been residing.He was born in the Town of Java, New York on March 2, 1926 a son to the late Augustus M. and Anna R. (Crayhan) Schwab.

Robert worked for Cleveland Trucking Co. in Buffalo and helped out many area farmers.
He was a member of St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Parish in Warsaw. He enjoyed working on and rebuilding cars.

He is survived by 3 sisters: Eleanor F. Busch of Alden, Rose M. Boxler of Varysburg and Joan E. (John) Knab of Varysburg, 2 brothers: Raymond A. (Nadine) Schwab of Tonawanda, Francis J. (Betty Livingston) Schwab of Perry, along with several nieces and nephews. Along with his parents he is preceded in death by sisters: Margaret M. Preen, Cecilia R. Lyons, Teresa L. Berger, Marie G. Schwab and Irene A. Wilkins, brothers: Pvc. John F. Schwab and Bernard T. Schwab.

Family and friends may call on Saturday September 5th from 8-10am at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. in Perry. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday September 5th at 11:00AM at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church 171 N. Main St. Warsaw, NY. Robert will be laid to rest in St. Michael’s Cemetery in Warsaw.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Parish 171 N. Main St. Warsaw, NY 14569. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or for more information call (585) 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC, 98 North Main Street, Perry, New York 14530.

Batavia - Mrs. Doris E. Tootell, 99, of Batavia, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2020, at LeRoy Village Green Nursing Facility.

Mrs. Tootell was born June 29, 1921, in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of the late David and Alice Stanton Grice.

A longtime and devoted member of the First United Methodist Church of Batavia, Doris was active in her church through various committees and participated in many bible studies. She was a member of the Ingraham Class of the church and was a member of the Order of The Eastern Star since 1955. The matriarch of her family, Doris was active in all of her children's lives growing up participating in the Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and sports they were involved in. She enjoyed trips to Canada, camping at Southwoods in South Byron, going to Horseshoe Lake and being on the family boat. Her family will remember her for making the best sweet pickles and being an outstanding baker whose cookies and apple pies were enjoyed by many. 

Her husband, Harold K. Tootell, passed away on October 16, 2009.

She is survived by her son: Douglas (Betsy) Tootell of Delaware; three daughters: Susan (Michael) Ferris of Silver Springs, Deborah (Robert) Anderson of Rochester and Joan (Bill) Stevens of Batavia; fourteen grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her siblings; David W. Grice, Harold Grice, Ruth Wagner and Audrey Aradine.

Friends may call from 11 a.m.  - 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church of Batavia, 8221 Lewiston Road, Batavia. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. She will be laid to rest in Grand View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Doris's memory may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Batavia, 8221 Lewiston Road, Batavia, New York 14020. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle in her name, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, the church will be restricted to 33% occupancy.

Face coverings and social distancing will be required.  We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

Arrangements were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

East Bethany -- Ryan M. Warner, 43, of East Bethany passed away on Tuesday, (August 25, 2020) in Rochester following a years long battle with addiction.

Ryan was born July 14, 1977 in Batavia, a son of Michael Warner of East Bethany and the late Linda (Colangelo) Warner.

He was a laborer, working primarily in roofing in the Batavia area. Ryan loved the Buffalo Bills, Full House, and '90s rap music. Ryan will be remembered by his family and friends as a charismatic and fun-loving individual who had an infectious smile and sense of humor that brightened any room.

Surviving along with his father are his brothers, Timothy (Jill) Warner, of Rochester, Barry (Jen) Warner, of Batavia, and Jeremy (Lindsay) Warner, of Le Roy; nieces and nephews, Alexis (Tanner) Smith, Caleb Jackson, Dylan, Victoria, Leyna, Allesandra, Brody, Anthony, Michael and John Warner.

Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, Aug. 29th from 4  to 6 p.m. at Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 E. Main St. in Batavia where Ryan's Funeral Service will immediately follow. Private entombment will be in St. Joseph's Mausoleum in Batavia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Notre Dame High School, 73 Union St., Batavia, NY 14020.  

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the funeral home will be restricted to 33% capacity. Face coverings and social distancing will be required.  We appreciate your cooperation and understanding. 

Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

kathykoers.jpgKathy E. Koers, 63 of Attica, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at Gateway Home. She was born September 30, 1956 to Joseph (Elaine Stumm) Amedick of Darien Center.   

Kathy was a devoted wife, mother, oma, and teacher.  Family was everything and her life revolved around her 6 grandboys.  Oma, as she was affectionately referred, loved to spoil and read to her grandbabies as much as she could.   Through her passion for reading, she touched the hearts of countless children during her 20 years of teaching at Alexander Central School.   Music was equally as important to her.  Kathy spent every Sunday playing organ at St. Paul's Church and a couple evenings a week teaching piano to children.   When she wasn't teaching or spoiling her grandboys she focused on raising Hungarian Vizslas and riding her beloved horse Ernie.   Kathy only knew how to love.   That love will live on through everyone she impacted in her little community of Alexander.   She will be deeply missed by her family, friends, and students. 

She is survived by her beloved husband Arend Koers of Attica; children Michael J. (Amy) Koers of Russell, PA; Justin J. (Jessica) Koers of Harpers Ferry, WV; Danielle (Kyle) Paganello of Attica; sisters Karen (Gary) Beideck of Darien; Amy (Jerry) Willard of Darien; 6 grandsons, Mason, Logan, Tyler, Cullen, Waylon and Finley; along with several nieces and nephews.  

Friends are invited to call on Saturday, August 29, 2020 from 1 to 4 PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011. Funeral Services will be held privately for the family. She will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica.   

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gateway Home, 91 Main Street, Attica, New York 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.

Charles A. Tracey, 82, of Darien Center passed away peacefully on August 26, 2020 at Strong Memorial Hospital. He was born on February 6, 1938 in Niagara Falls, NY to the late Charles B. and Anna (McGeachy) Tracey.

Charles worked as a Prison Guard at Attica Correctional Facility for 20 years. He enjoyed camping, doing yard work and loved spending time with his family and his dogs. Charles was especially proud of his grandson, Ryan, who recently finished boot camp and he got to see him became a United States Marine.

He is survived by his loving wife; Catherine (Lazarz) Tracey of Darien Center; son Sean Tracey of Attica and grandson; Ryan Tracey of Camp Pendleton, CA.

There will be no prior calling hours and Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wyoming County SPCA 808 Creek Rd. Attica, NY 14011. 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.


David J. Zanghi (Davey Joe) went to the Lord on March 29, 2020, and was born on January 27th 1953 in Batavia, New York to Mr. Salvatore J. and Domenica (Dorothy Tenebruso) Zanghi. David is survived by his sisters, Rosanne Wray (Robert), Michelle Gaylord (Paul), Mary Ellen Wilber (Jeffrey) and brother Philip S. Zanghi. He is survived by his sons, David J. Zanghi Jr and Alex S. Harrell (Tamara) and grandchildren Lexi, Henry, Lindsey and Lily. David is also survived by his long time companion and sweetheart, Patricia Meyers. 

David was a graduate of Batavia High School and a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force. During his business career, he attended many Business Academia training for Sales & Marketing related to office equipment and technology. His career in Texas spanned 30 colorful years. His buddies will be telling stories for years from the Palaterie Brothers to Steve Cohen (Cohie), Rittie, Dr. Michael and Sherry Urban (Marve) Dr. Mark Morgan, and Joe and Faith Kuszay. 
Upon his return to the Batavia area, he was known as the "Mayor of the Southside," and he would sit on his porch and speak to all of his neighbors, who quickly became friends. David is also survived by his beloved 54 nieces and nephews. David had many close friends including his best friends, Vinny and Sue Pelegrino and their children. 

David was a great golfer and avid card player. In his younger years, he enjoyed traveling. David was a member of Ascension Parish in Batavia, New York. 
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, visitation will be limited to 33% capacity on 9/1/20 from 4-8pm. Funeral Services will be held on September 2nd at 11am, and both events will be held at Michael Tomaszewski’s Funeral and Cremation Chapel. 

 

arent_john_-_photo.jpgJohn A. Arent, 76 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday (August 25, 2020) at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Facility.

He was born February 17, 1944 in Buffalo, NY, a son of the late John B. and Helen Kaczanowski Arent.

John was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He was employed as a Medical Social Worker at St. Jerome’s Hospital, United Memorial Medical Center and The Batavia Nursing Home prior to his retirement. He was a longtime parishioner of Resurrection Parish, where he was a eucharistic minister, member of the Genesee Wyoming Lay Vicariate and St. Vincent DePaul Society. John was the commissioner for girl’s summer softball in Genesee County and volunteered with numerous organizations, including Crossroads House and the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce in Batavia and the Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford.

 Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years, Ann Justinger Arent of Batavia. Daughters, Jill (Richard) Franclemont of Darien Center, NY and Amy (Dan) Leonard of Norwalk, CT. Grandchildren, Alynn, Aidan and Adeline Franclemont. Brother, Michael (Sharon) Arent of Virginia. Sisters, Claudia (Richard) Benzin of Orchard Park and Catherine Reeves of Tonawanda.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family with entombment in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia NY 14021 or ALS Association, Upstate NY Chapter, 135 Old Cove Rd., Suite 213, Liverpool, NY 13090. Expressions of sympathy 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.

 

 

proper.jpg John A. Proper, age 91, of Silver Springs, NY passed away on Monday August 24, 2020 at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw. He was born in Silver Springs, New York on June 30, 1929, a son to the late Rufus Proper and Dora Robson Fagan.

John worked for O&K Trojan currently Yale and Towne Co. in Batavia for over 26 years retiring in 1991. He served with the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Warsaw Moose Club.

He is survived by a son: John ( Becky ) Proper of Silver Springs, sister: Gail (Howard) Smith of Albion, 2 granddaughters: Kimberly (Holly) Proper and Kelly Proper,2 step-grandchildren: Lane (Shelbi Edwards) Lomax and Kasey Stehlar, along with several nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his companion: Mary Ellen Drew who passed away in 2013.

Family and friends may call from 11am-1pm on Friday August 28th, 2020 at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home LLC 98 North Main St. Perry, NY 114530, where Funeral Services will follow at 1:00PM. John will be laid to rest in Elmwood Cemetery in Silver Springs.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Silver Springs Rescue Squad 43 North Main St. Silver Springs, NY 14550. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or for more information call (585) 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC, 98 North Main Street, Perry, New York 14530.

sarah.jpg Sarah L. Matthews, age 47, of Silver Springs passed away at her home on Tuesday August 25, 2020.  She was born in Waukesha, WI on July 24, 1973 a daughter to David and Nancy (Reber) Patrick of Perry.

Sarah was a graduate of Perry Central School, class of 1991 and received her Bachelor’s degree in Business from Roberts Wesleyan College. She was an accountant for many years working for several local businesses, She currently was a business manager at SUNY Geneseo. Sarah was a member of Hope Chapel in Perry. She enjoyed being outside whether camping, boating or hiking with her family. She enjoyed walking and playing with her dogs, doing taxes for people or was just that person that was always willing to help someone out. She was also a dedicated “Swim Mom” to her sons.

She is survived by her husband: Charles S. “Chip” Matthews II. whom she married on July 27, 1991 , 2 sons: Charles “Sam” Matthews III and Porter Matthews both at home, her parents: David (Nancy) Patrick of Perry, sister: Joy (Kurt) Braselton of Wheatland, brother: David (Margaret) Patrick of Westfield, MA, parents-in-law: David (Janet) Phillips of Silver Springs, grandparents: Cal (Elizabeth) Phillips of Silver Springs, sister-in-law: Sarah (William) Marsh of Pike, 4 brother-in-laws: David (Judy) Phillips II of Silver Springs, Tedd (Julie) Phillips of Silver Springs, Andrew (Joy) Phillips of Syracuse, Vern (Laurie) Phillips of Ocala, FL, along with several Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Nieces, Nephews and friends.

Family and friends may call from 5-8pm on Friday September 4, 2020 at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. Perry, NY 14530. A Celebration of Sarah’s Life will be announced at a later date.
Sarah will be laid to rest in Grace Cemetery in Castile.

In lieu of flowers, food or any monetary donation, Sarah would have preferred that you just HUG a LOVED ONE. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or for more information call (585) 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC, 98 North Main Street, Perry, New York 14530.

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