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Mrs. Pillo was born in Ireland 78 years ago to the late Thomas and Nora Crehan Flanagan. Mrs. Pillo was retired from the former St. Jerome Hospital where she worked in the dietary department for over 25 years and she also worked for Advanced Imaging in Batavia. Margaret was a long time member of Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s),where she was a Eucharistic Minister, the Legion of Mary, the Altar and Rosary Society of the Church. She was a member of St. Jerome Hospital Guild and she loved to garden. She was preceded in death by her brothers Patrick, Thomas, Seamus and Christopher Flanagan and a sister Carmel Flanagan.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years Carl J. Pillo of Batavia, son Sean Pillo of North Carolina and daughter Deidre (fiancé Scott Emminger) Pillo of West Seneca. One Brother Larry Flanagan of Ireland, sisters Bridget Flanagan of Florida, Monica (James) Meehan and Elizabeth (Joseph) Stump both of Pennsylvania who survive along with 7 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will take place from 4 to 8 PM on Thursday April 28, 2011 at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 W. Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020. Prayers will be recited Friday at 9:00 AM at the Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph’s ), 303 East Main Street, Batavia NY 14020. Entombment will take place in St. Joseph's Mausoleum, Batavia New York 14020.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Resurrection Parish, 303 East Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020, Notre Dame High School, 73 Union Street, Batavia NY 14020 or to a Charity of the Donor’s Choice. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

Kenneth I. McBride, 91 of Perry. Died April 22, 2011 at his home. Born January 24, 1920 in Leicester, NY. He is son of the late Clair (Jessie Lines)  McBride. Mr. McBride was the 1949 New York State Champion Sheep Sheerer. He did a lot of custom Sheep Sheering and custom field work until 1960. Ken was a longtime dairy farmer having bought his own farm in 1948 naming it McBride Farms and working on it right until the end. He was chairman of the group that put up the first lights for the Perry High School Football Team. Member of Brick Presbyterian Church in Perry and local 4-H. Ken was an avid Buffalo Bills and Syracuse Orangeman fan but most of all loved watching his grandchildren’s sporting events. A very hard working and loving grandfather that will be missed by all. The family would like to thank Livingston County Hospice for all that they have done especially Jackie, Joanne and Dr. Reagan. He is preceded in death by a sister Helen McBride.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years Jane A. (Black) McBride of Perry; sons Stephen McBride of Castile; Daniel (Sandra) McBride of Castile; daughters Pamela McBride of Leicester; Polly (Steven) Rice of Leicester; Patricia McBride of Perry; sisters Glayds (Robert) Graham of Hunt; Cynthia (Karl) Fischer of Perry; grandchildren Christopher (Jackie) McBride, Rebecca (Gerry) Kane, Jennifer Rice, Jessica McBride, Stephanie Rice, Benjamin Rice, Matthew McBride, Danielle McBride, Adam Willis, Alexis Taylor, great-grandchildren Bridget McBride, Brooke and Beau Slocum, Olivia Wiseman,  along with many several other nieces and  nephews.

Friends are invited to call from 4 to 8 PM on Monday April 25, 2011 at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 N. Main St. Perry, NY 14530.
Funeral Services will take place 10:00 AM on Tuesday April 26, 2011 at the Funeral Home. Interment will take place in Leicester Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Livingston County Hospice 2 Livingston County Campus, Mt. Morris, NY 14510. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or call (585) 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, NY 14530.
 

Frances M. Goral, 82 of Perry. Died April 21, 2011 at the Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Facility in Warsaw where she had been residing. Born December 1, 1928 in Perry, New York. She is daughter of the late Andrew (Anna Lubera) Kolodziej. Frances worked for the former Perry Knitting Mill, Champion Products, and Infant Jesus Day Care in Perry, retiring in 1990. She was a member of St. Isidore’s Catholic Parish (St. Stanislaus Kostka Church) in Perry, where she was involved in the Catholic Women of Perry, a member of the Dom Polski Club in Perry where she was a former director. She enjoyed cooking, watching soap operas, and spending time with her grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Edward Goral who died in 2007, a son: Edward T. Goral who died in 1997, a son-in-law: John Claypoole , sister: Stella Bissell, and brothers: Chester, Casmier and John Kolodziej
 

She is survived by 3 Daughters: Rose Claypoole of Hamlin, Irene Goral of Perry, and Michele (Roger VanValkenburg) Webster of LeRoy, 1 son: John (Corinne) Goral of Perry, a daughter-in-law: Debra Smolak of Elma, 2 sisters: Helen Baker , and Jennie Wujanik both of Perry, a brother: Frank ”Hank” (Thelma) Kolodziej of Emmette, Idaho, 7 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, along with several nieces, nephews, and friends.


Friends may call on Tuesday April 26th from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC 98 N. Main St. Perry, NY 14530. Prayers will be recited on Wednesday April 27th at 10:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Isidore’s Catholic Parish (St. Joseph’s Church) in Perry at 11:00 AM. Interment at St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery in Perry
 

Memorials may be made to the Ronald McDonald House 333 Westmoreland Dr. Rochester, New York 14620 or to the Perry Public Library 70 N. Main St. Perry, NY 14530. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or call (585) 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, NY 14530.

Jonathan Matthew Colby, 37 of Batavia. Died April 20, 2011 as the result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Born August 18, 1973 in Olean, NY. He is the son of Gary M. Colby of Olean, NY and Beverly Phillips Harter of South Dayton, NY. Mr. Colby was employed at Lowe’s in Orchard Park, NY. He was a 1991 graduate of Olean High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Rochester. He taught a Latin Class at Notre Dame High School and was very involved in the annual Scholastic Bowl, where he was a regular “Johnny on the spot” practically running the show as it featured several high school students, coaches, a film crew, judges and a time-keeper. He was very supportive of the moderator who was his wife Cathy. He was the electronic response operator for the Scholastic Bowl. Jonathan was an avid sports enthusiast of the Batavia Muckdogs, Buffalo Sabres and Bills and the New York Yankees.

He is survived by his wife of 14 ½ years Cathryn Jursted Colby of Batavia, his daughter Aurelia Juliet Colby of Batavia, his father and step mother Gary M. (Gayle) Colby of Olean, mother and step father Beverly (Gary) Harter of South Dayton, brother Brandon (Peggy) Zaleski of Bergen, sisters Renee (Devon) Callahan of West Point, NY, Kerri (Andrew) Scull of Olean, and Tabitha (Robert) Bergevin of Franklinville, NY. Also survived by paternal grandfather Herbert “Skip” Colby of Blasdell, NY, maternal grandmother Mabel Phillips of Alleghany, NY, father in law Lin (Linda) Jursted of Wyoming, mother in law Sandy (Scott Walls) Johnson of Riga, NY and several nieces and nephews.     

Calling hours will be held on Saturday April 23, 2011 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020. There will be no calling hours on Easter Sunday. A Celebration of Life Service will take place on Monday April 25, 2011 at the Funeral Home at 11:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family to set up a college fund for his daughter Aurelia. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com  or call (343-8260). Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.  
 

Batavia- Mrs. Angeline "Lilly" Licata, 85, of Batavia, died Monday, (April 18, 2011) at United Memorial Medical Center.

Mrs. Licata was born April 11, 1926 in White Plains, the daughter of the late Antonio and Angelina (Dolorata) Scafetta.

She was a member of Resurrection Parish and enjoyed playing cards, gambling and flowers.  Her family meant a lot to her and was very important. 

Survivors include four sons, Salvatore (Renate) Licata of Batavia, Louis (Linda) Scafetta of Byron, Anthony (Debra) Licata of Batavia, Rito (Catherine Beitz) Licata Jr. of Batavia; a daughter, Deborah (Keith) Reamer of Pavilion; two brothers, Anthony (Frances) Scafetta of Batavia and Nicky (Shelly) Scafetta of Colorado; twelve grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  

She is the wife of the late Rito Licata Sr.

Calling hours are Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia.  Services will be at 9:00 a.m. Friday, also at the funeral home.  Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 1311 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 310, White Plains, NY 10605.

Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.  

Batavia- Howard A. Parker, 97, of Batavia, died Wednesday, (April 13, 2011) at Genesee County Nursing Home.

Mr. Parker was born April 10, 1914 in Castile, a son of the late Roscoe and Alice (Hare) Parker.

He was a graduate of Batavia High School, class of 1933, and served four years in the United States Army during WWII.  Mr. Parker was wounded twice and was awarded the Purple Heart and Combat Infantry Badge for front line duty.  He was one of the survivors of the Belgian Liner Leopoldville, which was sunk by a German torpedo on Christmas Eve 1944 off the coast of Cherbourg. 

He was a life member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and Disabled American Veterans.  He was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. 

Mr. Parker farmed for many years on the family farm in Batavia and later worked as a caretaker for P.D. Services in Pavilion.

He is survived by a niece, Joyce (Daryl) Kohorst of Corfu; two great-nephews, Jeff (Sandra Alba) Kohorst of Florida and Charles (Lenora) Kohorst of Corfu; three great-great-nephews, Jeffrey M. Kohorst of Stafford, Jacob and Joseph Kohorst both of Corfu.  One great-great-great nephew and many cousins also survive.

He is preceded in death by his brother, James Parker and step-brother John W. Ahl.      

Friends may call on Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia, where a funeral service will follow calling hours at 4 p.m.  Burial be in Glenwood Cemetery, Perry.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or Honor Flight Inc., Attn: Diane Gresse, 300 East Auburn Ave, Springfield, OH 45505. Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.  

Age 97, of Batavia, passed away peacefully Sunday evening April 10, 2011 to be with her beloved husband Fred V. Pulvino and departed family members. She was born January 7, 1914 in Batavia daughter of the late Stanley & Gladys (Wisniewski) Kisiel, she was also preceded in death by her brothers Cecil & Stanley Kisiel, sisters Helen Johnson, Marian Pcionek, Dorothy Kujawski and Eleanor Di Filippo. She had to leave school while in the 8th grade to help her family during the depression and worked at a bakery in Buffalo. She then returned to Batavia and worked for the Roy & Alicee Mason Family on the Seven Springs Road. She also worked at the E.N. Rowell Box Factory, and when her brother Cecil Kisiel started the Kisiel Die Casting Company she worked as a supervisor for 20 years until she retired in July of 1973. Mrs. Pulvino was a lifelong member of Ascension Parish (Sacred Heart).

     Wanda married Fred V. Pulvino on April 27, 1940 and took great pleasure in her home, family and enjoyed a blessed life. She traveled often to visit her family wherever they were at the time. She was a great cook and her great-grandchildren always told her she had the best spaghetti sauce in the world. Wanda was a hard worker and never complained, always getting the job done. Wanda will be missed by her family and friends whose lives have been touched by this amazing woman.

     Wanda Kisiel-Pulvino is survived by her loving children, Carol (Leo) Kiebala of Atlanta, GA; Louis Pulvino, Sr. (Sue) of Rochester and JoAnn (Russell) Nephew of Batavia where she has lived for the past 1 1/2 years along with their dog Abbey whom she adored and who will miss her. A brother Henry Kisiel, brother-in-law Henry Kujawski both of Batavia; 6 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, a dear cousin Florence Kujawski of Batavia, dearest friend Marian Merton along with many beloved nieces and nephews.

     Family and friends may attend visitation from 3-7 PM Wednesday April 13, 2011 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC at 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where prayers will be recited 9:00 AM Thursday April 14, 2011 followed by a 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Ascension Parish (Sacred Heart Site). Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery and the family suggests memorials in her memory be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE COMPLETED BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC OF 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020 ~ FOR MORE INFORMATION, SEND FLOWERS OR A MEAL PLEASE CALL MICHAEL AT (585)343-7500.

Marilyn K. Rischenole, 88, of LeRoy, died Monday (April 4, 2011) at Batavia Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.

She was born in Olean, NY on July 21, 1922 a daughter of the late Lee and Florence Broadbent Palmer.  She was predeceased by her husband, Samuel J. Rischenole who died in 2005.

Mrs. Rischenole was a homemaker for most of her life.

Surviving is a son, Lyle (Sue) Rischenole of Stafford.  Four grandchildren:  Keith (Crystal) Muckle, Kevin Muckle, Kenneth (Megan) Muckle and Kimberly (Don) Lewis.  Nine great grandchildren also survive.

Private services will be conducted at the convenience of the family with burial in Riverside Cemetery in Belfast, NY

Arrangements wee entrusted to the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA.  RONALD P. KOIECZNY, DIRECTOR & VETERAN.

Expressions of condolence may be made at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

Anthony C. Sinare, 94, of Spring Hill, FL, died Sunday April 3, 2011 at Spring Hill Regional Hospital after a lengthy illness.

He was born in Brant, NY a son of the late Anthony C. Sr and Josie Sinare.

Mr. Sinare was retired from the Rochester Carpenters Union # 85 and was a Sergeant with the Army Air Force during W.W. II, having served with the Flying Tigers.

Surviving is his wife of 70 years, Rose Battaglia Sinare of Spring Hills, FL.  A daughter and son in law, Bernadette and Charles Penfield of Batavia.  Three grandchildren: Susan and Daniel Boss of Batavia, Shari and Chris Ange of Batavia and Eric and Colleen Johnson of Albany.  Five great grandchildren also survive.

Services will be conducted at a date to be announced with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Arrangements were entrusted to the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA.  RONALD P. KONIECZNY, DIRECTOR & VETERAN.

Expressions of condolence may be made at:www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

     Age 96, of Batavia, died peacefully Wednesday April 6, 2011 at Kirkhaven in Rochester. She was born June 15, 1914 in Philadelphia, PA and was married for many years to the late Irving Goodman.

     Surviving are her dear friends of many years Amanda (Geoff Wormley) Brown of Batavia and their daughter Allyson; Marsha Barton of Batavia along with many more friends.

     Visitation will be from 11am - 12 Noon Saturday April 9, 2011 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where Funeral Services will follow at 12 Noon. Burial will be in Grand View Cemetery and memorials in her memory are suggested to Kirkhaven Pathways 254 Alexander Street Rochester, New York 14607.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE COMPLETED BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC AT 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020 ~ FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL MICHAEL AT (585)343-7500.

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