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Stafford - Ronald Michael Koch, 73, of Stafford, passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2019, at Strong Memorial Hospital.

Ronald was born August 8, 1946, in Batavia, a son of the late Elon and Leonna (Ewert) Koch.

Ronald worked as a computer systems analyst for Lapp Insulator in LeRoy for 25 years and for 15 years with Specialized Printed Forms in Caledonia.  Along with his wife, Ruth, they owned and operated R and R Computer Systems.  Ron enjoyed golfing and was the secretary for 20 years for the LeRoy Golf League.  He mowed lawns at Terry Hills Golf Course and was a veteran serving with the United States Army. 

Survivors include his wife, Ruth (Rykert) Koch of Stafford, who together celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 21, 2019.  Ronald is also survived by his sons, Jeffrey (Michelle) Koch of Rochester, Brian (Susan) Koch of Bergen, Kevin (Brandi) Koch of Caledonia and Steven (Deidre Fogell) Koch of Tacoma, WA; grandchildren, Christopher (Sheri) Fisher, Ashley (Justin) Statt, Alyssa Koch, Danielle Koch, Derek Koch, Tyler Koch and Cecelia Koch; great-grandchildren, Giovanna, Beau and Lena; a brother, John Koch of Alexander; a sister, Sandra (Charles Curry) Koch of Hunt and several nieces and nephews. 

Ronald is a brother of the late Donald Koch. 

Calling hours are Friday, November 8, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street in Batavia where military honors will be rendered at 5:00 p.m.  Family and friends are then invited to the Morganville United Church of Christ in the reception hall, 8466 Morganville Road, Stafford at 5:30 p.m. for a reception and a time of fellowship.

Memorial contributions in Ronald's memory may be made to the Koch family. 

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

maniaci.jpgLeonardo Maniaci, 80 of Batavia passed away on Saturday November 2, 2019 at Unity Hospital in Rochester. He was born on Januuary 11, 1939 in San Giuseppe Jato, Sicily to the late Francesco (Angela LoForte) Maniaci. He is preceded in death by his wife; Shirley (DiPiazza) Maniaci; a son Mark Anthony Maniaci; siblings Francesco, Giuseppe, Vito, Marcoantonio, Salvatore, Anna, Eleonora.

Mr. Maniace was in the Italian Military and he worked on Ferrouve Dello Stato Italione Railroads before coming to America in 1971. He retired from Lapp Insulator, LeRoy, NY in 2007 after 33 years. Mr. Maniaci enjoyed watching wrestling, the Buffalo Bills, along with walks to Centennial Park and Vandetta Stadium. 

He is survived by his sons Frank (Michele) Maniaci of Batavia; Joseph (Kelly) Maniaci of Buffalo; daughter Angie Maniaci of Batavia; 5 grandchildren Nicolette Maniaci of Australia; Frank Maniaci, Amanda and Alexis Balduf all of Batavia; Juliet Maniace of Buffalo; along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Tuesday November 5, 2019 from 2:00 to 5:00PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Prayers will be recited 9:00 AM on Wednesday November 6th at the Funeral Home followed by a 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Parish 18 Ellicott St. Batavia, NY 14020. Leonardo will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Batavia.       

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance, 127 North Street, Batavia, New York 14020. 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, NY 14020

eck.png  Richard Eck, 92, of Varysburg, NY passed away on October 28, 2019 in Albion, NY. He was born in Bennington, NY on August 29, 2019 to the late Glenn and the late Elsa (Ripstein) Eck. Richard was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Sue (Nordin) on March 20, 2018 and his siblings, Elsa Donnelly, Dora Griffen, and Glenna Laird.

Richard retired in 1983 from the New York State Department of Transportation in Warsaw after 37 years of service.

Richard is survived by his brother, Gary (Mary Ann) Eck;  children, Daniel (Tina) Eck of Batavia, Kevin (Karen) Eck of Blairsville, Ga., and Gayle (Garret Peters) Jones of East Amherst, NY; 5 granddaughters, Amy (Marc Adduci) Eck, Karen (Jesse Catino) Eck, Katherine (David) Prest, Savannah (Sal) Russo, and Maren Eck; great grandchildren, Gage Catino and Roe Russo; brother-in-law, Robert (Barbara) Nordin, and several nieces and nephews.

A Visitation will be held on Monday, November 4, 2019 from 4-8 pm at the Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main St, Attica, NY 14011. A Funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 am at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Vincent’s Cemetery, Attica. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Richard’s memory to the Stevens Memorial Community Library,146 Main St., Attica, NY 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.

Bergen- Steele Caleb Truax, age 23, of Bergen, passed away on Monday, October 28, 2019 at home.

He was born August 22, 1996, in Rochester, son of Stanley and Vicky Beedham Truax of Bergen.

A 2015 graduate of Byron-Bergen High School, he was a star athlete while in school excelling at football, baseball and basketball. He played football for Elba/Byron-Bergen and during his senior year, he was named Section V Class C defensive player of the year and was honored by the New York Sportswriters Association All-State Award as Second Team, Class C linebacker. He was the starting shortstop on the Byron-Bergen Varsity baseball team since 8th grade. He dearly loved his brothers and sisters.

Surviving along with his parents are his siblings; Aimee (Jeff) Rose of Geneseo, Kenleigh (Fiance Dave Garnish) Stefaniak of Bergen, Joelle Truax of Rochester, Taylor (Shavaughn) Stefaniak of Bergen, Connor Stefaniak of Bergen and Whitley Stefaniak of Buffalo; his nephew; Noah Rose; his niece, Celia Rose; his grandparents; Milford (Pam) Truax of Byron and Nancy (late Doc) Beedham of Bergen and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

His brother, Luke Truax, passed away in 2007.

There will be no visitation.  His celebration of life will be held on Friday, November 1st at 4 p.m. at the Byron Fire Hall, 6375 Townline Road, Byron. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Steele's memory may be made to the family to distribute to various charities. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle in his memory, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 51 South Lake Avenue, Bergen.

EAST BETHANY - Marie A. Shea, 79, of East Bethany, passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing At Batavia.

 Marie was born March 15, 1940, in Batavia, a daughter of the late Carl and Leona Miller.

She was a worked as an assembler at GTE Sylvania and then a machine operator for Chapin International in Batavia.  She was a member of West Bethany Baptist Church, was the former Court Clerk for the Bethany Town Court and loved animals and riding horses.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister-in-law and aunt.

She was the wife of William E. Shea, whom she married October 1, 1959.

Survivors include her daughter Deborah (Don) Shufelt of Elba; her son Steven Shea of Batavia; 4 grandchildren, Nicole (Patrick) Whelley, Amber Shea, Craig Shufelt and Emily Shea; 2 great-grandchildren, Fergus Whelley and Oliver Whelley; several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 E. Main St. in Batavia where services will be at 11 am Saturday.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Marie's memory may be made to Volunteers for Animals, P.O. Box 1621, Batavia, New York 14021.  Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

        gregory_c._wagner.jpg   GREGORY G. WAGNER, 55, of Attica passed away peacefully in his home on October 24, 2019 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born March 20, 1964 to the late Robert and Florence (Kolberg) Wagner of Attica, NY.

Greg enjoyed boating throughout The 1000 Islands and Finger Lakes, snowmobiling in the Adirondacks, was an avid racecar fan, a music lover and a master of the art of ‘air-guitar’. He loved to travel and spend time with his family and closest friends. Greg could light up any room with his smile and witty sense of humor. He was a kind, loving soul who always cared for those around him.

He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Mary Beth (Brooks) Wagner; daughter Megan Wagner of Attica, NY; brothers Bryan (Lois) Wagner of Bracey, VA and Jeffrey (Geraldine) of Angola, NY; niece Lisa Barber of Savannah, GA.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, November 23,, 2019 from 2 P.M. to 6 P.M. at the Attica Gulf Club 95 Bunnell St in Attica. Donations can be made in Greg’s name to the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation or Attica Fire Rescue Squad. 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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Dorothy M. Williams, 85, of Attica, passed away on October 29, 2019. She was born in Buffalo, NY on October 21, 1934 to the late Clarence and the late Hattie (Schultz) Aures. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Williams; her sister, Joan, brother, Roy, daughter, Sharon and grandson, Michael. 

Dorothy loved old country music and she enjoyed doing puzzles and playing Yahtzee. She was a very crafty lady. Her children and grandchildren will always cherish the many blankets that she crocheted for all those that she loved. Dorothy liked Roses and had a love for candy.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Kenneth (Tracy) Williams, David (Peggi) Williams, Joanne Lukasik, and Sandi Williams; sister, Jean Scherrer, 17 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior visitation. A graveside service will be held at 11:30 am on Friday, November 1, 2019 at the Woodlawn Cemetery, 4443 S. Buffalo St., Orchard Park, NY. 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.

austin_h._picture.jpgAUSTIN M. HEINEMAN ~ Age 25, of Corfu, died peacefully with his family by his side on Monday October 28, 2019 at Hospice Buffalo following his long battle with cancer. Austin was born April 3, 1994 in Buffalo, NY to Jason Heineman of Corfu and Jamie (McGiveron) Wasielewski of Basom. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Pamela Heineman.

Austin was an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, dirt biking and hanging with his friends. He also enjoyed playing his Xbox especially Call of Duty and watching movies.

Austin is survived by his loving family that includes his siblings, aunts, uncles, grandparents, cousins and many friends.

The Heineman family will receive friends from 4-8p.m. on Thursday October 31, 2019 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020. A graveside service will be held at 11a.m. Friday November 1 at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Corfu where Austin will be laid to rest and memorials in his memory are suggested to the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation Elm & Carlton Sts. Buffalo, New York 14263

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

THE FAMILY OF AUSTIN M. HEINEMAN IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

ied.jpgIGNATIUS EDWARD DiSALVO ~ Age 76, of Batavia, died Saturday October 26, 2019 at Unity Hospital in Rochester after being stricken at home. He was born in Batavia, NY on January 15, 1943, a son of the late Joseph S. and Frances (Talone) DiSalvo also preceded in death by his sister, Annette Cory.

Ed enjoyed a good cup of coffee especially with his buddies, he was a gentle, kindhearted man who was a friend to all.

He is survived by his loving boys, Scott DiSalvo, Joseph (Amy) DiSalvo, Shaun DiSalvo all of Batavia; cherished grandchildren, David (Brittany) DiSalvo, Katelyn DiSalvo, Ariana, Hannah & Haley; 2 great-grandchildren, David and Justin; former spouse, Mary (Aquino) DiSalvo of Batavia; brother, John (Barb) DiSalvo of Warsaw; sister, Brenda (Jim) Pierce of Batavia; brother-in-law, Anthony Cory of Corfu along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The DiSalvo family will be present from 4-7p.m. on Friday November 1, 2019 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020. He will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery and in lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or [email protected]

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

THE FAMILY OF IGNATIUS EDWARD DiSALVO IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.    
 

bernice_swift.jpegBERNICE EVELYN SWIFT ~ Age 86, of Batavia, died Saturday October 26, 2019 at United Memorial Medical Center. Bernice was born September 11, 1933 in Dodgeville, Wisconsin to the late George and Ruth (Wilcox) Snyder also preceded in death by her husbands, Albert Swift and William Chesson along with brothers, Leo, Bud Snyder and Otho Bonner; grandson, Kevin Porter and great-grandson, Kyle Lee Maddison Michaels.

Bernice attended the Batavia Assembly of God and enjoyed spending time with her friends at 400 Towers and the Salvation Army.

Surviving are her beloved children, James (Ann Haus) Porter of LeRoy, Kenneth (Donna) Porter of OH, Ellen (David) Wood of E. Bethany, Debbie (Mark Obanion) Claw of OH, Sharon (Lynn) Porter-Wood of KY and Linda (Vincent) Mauer Sr. of KY; 16 cherished grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, several great-great grandchildren, former husband, Roy Porter along with several nieces and nephews.

Please join Bernice’s family to Celebrate her Life, 1p.m. Saturday November 2, 2019 at the Batavia Assembly of God 24 North Spruce Street Batavia, New York 14020 and in lieu of flowers memorials in her memory are suggested to the Thoreau Church of God 12 Windsong Ave. Thoreau, NM 87323 or Batavia Assembly of God Missions.

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

THE FAMILY OF BERNICE EVELYN SWIFT IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

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