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Teresa T. Dehm, 82 of Batavia, NY. Died Saturday February 19, 2011 peacefully at her home.

Born February 23, 1928 in Elba, NY she is daughter of the late Mathias (Helen Meyer) Tretter. Mrs. Dehm was a graduate of Elba Central and Rochester Business Institute.

She retired from the Batavia School District. Teresa was a member of Resurrection Parish-St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, a volunteer for Hospice Family Care and All Babies Cherished.

She is preceded in death by two sisters Mary Tretter and sister Teresa Marie.  She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years Kenneth Dehm of Batavia; children Marie (Craig) Peterson of Syracuse, John (Laurie) Dehm of Stafford; Jayne (Mark) Mariano of Greece; siblings Isabella Rada, Paul (Peggy) Tretter, Carl (Irene) Tretter, Joan (Donald) Moynihan, 6 grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews also survive. 

Friends are invited to call on Tuesday February 22, 2011 from 4 to 8 PM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. A 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday February 23, 2011 at Resurrection Parish-St. Joseph’s Church 303 East Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Entombment will take place at St. Joseph’s Mausoleum. 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice Family Care 550 East Main St. Batavia, NY 14020 or to All Babies Cherished 445 Ellicott St. Batavia, NY 14020.  

For more information or to sign the online guest registry please go to 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.

Michael J. Bowen, 43 of Elba died February 16, 2011 peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. Born September 18, 1967 in Batavia, NY. He is son of the late Robert Bowen and Mary Ann (Mazur) Bowen of Batavia. Mike worked as a Master Locksmith at Advance Safe & Lock in Rochester. He was a member of St. Mary’s Church. Mike was an avid outdoorsman that loved to hunt and fish. Most importantly he was a loving father and husband.

He is survived by his loving wife of 16 years Denise E. (Pflaumer) Bowen of Elba; beloved children Michael R., Luke G., and Lexee E. Bowen all of Elba; brothers Robert (Ingrid) of Elba; John (Wendy) of Batavia; Daniel (Tara) Bowen of Batavia; sisters Margaret (Bruce) Bowen-Jones of CA; Kathleen Bowen of MI; Mary Beth Bowen of Batavia; mother-in-law Kathleen Pflaumer-Bush of Elba; along with many nieces and nephews also survive.

Friends are invited to call from 2 to 5 PM Sunday February 20, 2011 at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. A 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday February 21, 2011 in Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s Church), 18 Ellicott Street, Batavia, NY 14020.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the family. 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.

Stafford - Mr. Paul A. Hendel, 49, of Stafford, a Captain at Groveland Correctional Facility, died Thursday, February 17, 2011 at his home.

Mr. Hendel was born November 13, 1961 in Buffalo, the son of Charles (Lynn) Shorten of Gainesville, FL and the late Nancy (Ottney) Hendel.

Mr. Hendel was a Captain for 26.5 years for the New York State Department of Corrections at Attica Correctional Facility and most recently at Groveland Correctional Facility. He was also a member of the Stafford Fire Department.

Surviving along with his father are his beloved companion, Karen Nostrant of Stafford; three daughters; Emily (Michael) Colletta of Elmira, Cassandra Hendel and Allyson Hendel and their mother, Diane Hendel all of Attica, two brothers; Peter Hendel of Tonawanda and Kenneth (Stacy) Shorten of FL; three sisters; Mindy (Mike) Clapp of Gainesville, FL, Debbie (Mike) Zawela of Jacksonville, FL, and Heather (Mike) Groat of Tonawanda; a grandson, Charles Colletta of Elmira. Many nieces and nephews also survive. 

Friends may visit the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia on Sunday 1-5 p.m. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica. Memorials may be made to the Stafford Fire Department P.O. Box 56, Stafford, New York 14143. Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Beatrice M. (Conibear) Warlick, 82 of Corfu, NY died February 16, 2011 at Rochester General Hospital. She was born December 15, 1928 in Buffalo, New York to the late Michael E. (Myrtle M. Lance) Klein. Mrs. Warlick raised and deeply cared for 26 foster children. Beatrice worked for many years driving bus for the Pembroke School System. She loved crocheting, reading, cooking and traveling with her sisters. Most of all she enjoyed and loved her grandchildren with her entire heart. She was preceded in death by her first husband William Conibear; daughters Carolyn Conibear and Linda Cond; brothers Charles, Ronald and Michael Klein. 

She is survived by her husband Rodney R. Warlick of Corfu, NY; sons William (Bonnie) Conibear of E. Pembroke; Charles (Kathleen) Conibear of Darien; step-sons James Warlick of Vietnam; Frank Warlick of CA; step-daughter Mary Beth (Joseph) Abrams of NC; sisters RoseMary (William) Klein of PA; Nancy (James) VanDeWalker of Batavia; 10 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter along with many nieces and nephews also survive. 

Friends are invited to call from 4 to 8 PM on Friday February 18th at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. 10:00 AM Funeral Services will take place on Saturday February 19th at the Funeral Home. Interment will take place at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Corfu. 

Memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance 16 Bank St. Batavia, NY 14020.  For more information or to sign the online guest registry please go to 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 - Mr. Wayne L. Cole, 63, of Batavia, machinist at Graham Manufacturing Corporation in Batavia, retiring on March 31, 2009, died Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at Crossroads House.

Mr. Cole was born March 2, 1947 in Batavia, a son of the late Floyd and Roberta Dixon Cole.

A 1965 graduate of Elba Central School and U.S. Army veteran, he worked at Graham's for 32 years, where he enjoyed pulling pranks on his fellow co-workers. Wayne was an avid lover of classic cars including his 1955 Chevy and Corvettes. In spite of his illness, he always maintained a positive attitude on life.

His wife, Susan Norton Cole, died May 11, 2008.

Survived by his loving children, Lisa (Nick Pieramico) Cole and Denice (Frank) Sage; step-sons, Daniel (Tracy Puzan) Milliman and Paul (Laura) Milliman; granddaughters, Samantha Sage, Cassandra Dembik, Clairissa Milliman and Trejah Mims; brother, Richard (Barb) Cole; sisters, Susan (David) Mudrzynski and Cheryl (Ken) Moore; brothers-in-law, Robert (Judy) Norton, Eugene (Josie) Boldt and Ellsworth Jr. (Carol) Norton; sisters-in-law, Beverly Reamer, Marjorie (Dave) German, Joyce (Ron) Sixt, Linda (late John) Richenberg and Sharon Cole and several nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his brother Gerald Cole.

Friends may call on Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Elba Flowers are gratefully declined. Please send memorials to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, New York 14021 or donate online at www.crossroadshouse.com/donate.html.

Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Batavia - Mrs. Matilda J. Fairbanks, 94, of Batavia, died Monday, February 14, 2011 at the Genesee County Nursing Home.

Mrs. Fairbanks was born August 20, 1916 in Castile, a daughter of the late John and Matilda Spinnegan Coffey.

A member of the Batavia First United Methodist Church, Mrs. Fairbanks enjoyed bowling. She enjoyed spending time and traveling with her family.

Her husband, Lester Fairbanks, died March 31, 1968.

Survivors include two sons, Lowell (Elaine) Fairbanks of Batavia and Norman (Sharon) Fairbanks of Byron; a daughter, Carol (Carmelo) LoVerdi of Byron; her sister-in-law, Lorna Hoffman of Michigan; 13 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late Mary Downing, Frances Morgan, Gertrude Moat, Catherine Van Scoter, Alice Coffey, Adelaide Sage, Cornelius, William and John Coffey and sister-in-law of the late Doris Taber.

Friends may call on Thursday from 6 to 8 pm. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church, 8221 Lewiston, Road, Batavia. Burial will be in Wyoming Cemetery Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 8221 Lewiston Road, Batavia. New York 14020.

Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Francis W. "Curly" Countryman, 82 died Sunday February 13 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Mr. Countryman was born in Milford, NY on December 4, 1928. He is son of the late Bert (Blanche VanDewerker) Countryman. He was a graduate of Afton Central School. Curly worked for many years as a farmer with his father and brothers, he owned Countryman Enterprises and retired as a manager from GLF & Agway. He was a workaholic and “Jack of all trades” that loved people and life to the fullest. He is preceded in death by son Richard Countryman; two brothers Ivan and Robert Countryman; sister Ruth Barnard and granddaughter Marissa Ozzimo.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years Patricia (Richards) Countryman of Perry; daughter Kathleen Ozzimo of Perry; daughter-in-law Carol Countryman of Mt. Morris; sisters Betty Zimmer of Arcade; Shirley (Edward) Sargeaunt of Sarasota, FL; sisters-in-law Beverly Countryman of Lime Lake; Beverly Richards of Akron; Aloris Richards of Delevan; grandchildren Malena, Salena Ozzimo; Bryan, Evan Countryman along with many special friends, nieces and nephews also survive.

Friends are invited to call from 4 – 8 PM on Wednesday February 16, 2011 at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. Perry, New York 14530. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment in Glenwood Cemetery, Perry, NY.

Memorials may be to the Perry Fire Department or to Perry Ambulance. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or call 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

LeRoy - Mrs. Nellie Crompton, 97, of LeRoy and formerly of Batavia, died Friday, (February 11, 2011) at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home.

Mrs. Crompton was born December 3, 1913 in Batavia, the daughter of the late Glenn and Edna (DeWolf) Hutton.

Mrs. Crompton was an assistant cook at the New York State School for the Blind in Batavia. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Batavia, where she belonged to the Wentworth Class. Mrs. Cromtpon was also a member of the Holland Purchase Historical Society, IARP and the Business Girls Home Demonstration of Cooperative Extension Agency.

Survivors include her dear friend, Barbara Dunton of Renton, Washington and her family.

She is predeceased by her husband, Arthur Crompton and her son, Paul Glenn Crompton.

Private services will be held at a later date at Grandview Cemetery, Clinton Street, Batavia. Memorials may be made to the Chemotherapy Department of Strong Memorial Hospital, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, N.Y. 14620. Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements were completed by the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

Irmgard “Monica” Wohlsclagel, 82 of Batavia, NY. Died Saturday February 12, 2011 at the United Memorial Medical Center. She was born May 30, 1928 in Wormsam Rhein, Germany. Daughter of the late Adam (Anna Kafenberger) Weick. Mrs. Wohlsclagel is also preceded in death by her brother Klaus Weick.

She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years Glenn Wohlsclagel of Batavia along with several nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. 2:00 PM Funeral Service will take place on Saturday February 18th at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. Interment at Bethany Center Cemetery.

Memorials be made to the Crossroads House 11 Liberty St. Batavia, NY 14020. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please go to 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.

 

 

Doris B. "Midge" McKenzie, 71, of Wyoming, NY, died Monday, (February 7, 2011) at United Memorial Medical Center.

She was born in Wyoming, NY on April 14, 1939, a daughter of the late Walter Sr. and Carol Cook Mooney. 

She was a seamstress at Angelica Textile Services in Batavia prior to her retirement.  She was an accomplished oil paint artist and seamstress.  She also enjoyed reading, wood working and crocheting.

Surviving is an adopted son, Bruce (Jennifer) Johnson of Leicester, NY, a sister, Joan A. "Judy" Maniace of Batavia, a brother, Walter "Butch" Mooney of Wyoming, NY.  Several nieces and nephews.  Her step children, Theresa (John) Summers of Corfu, Deborah A (Rick) Hagen of Pavilion, Kathy (Chris) Livermore of Stafford, Eileen (Robert) Ostrander of Oakfield, Barbie (Dan) Koladzinski of Batavia and Patrick (Jennie) Hart of LeRoy.   A step brother, Roland (Marilyn) Glosser Jr. of Warsaw, step sisters, Judy (Henry) Harrison of Rochester, Beth (John) Hicks of Henderson, NY, Janette Hart of Vermont, Mickie Hart of Rochester, Rev. Edward (Lorraine) Hart of Vermont, Gerald Hart and Peter Hart both of California. Several grandchildren and one great grand daughter.

She is the mother of the late Steven, Thomas and Bethany.  Aunt of the late, Matthew Mooney and  great aunt of the late Eric Mooney.  Step daughter of the late Roland Glosser Sr. and long timer partner of the late David Hart.

Visitation will be Thursday from 4 - 8PM at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, where services will be Friday (Feb. 11, 2011) at 1PM. 

Memorials may be made to the family.

Burial will be in Morganville Cemetery. 

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

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

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