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Cleland W. Odell, 81 of Oakfield, NY. Died April 2, 2011 at his home. Born December 10, 1929 in Lockport, New York. Son of the late Harry (Jennie Smith) Odell. Mr. Odell was a farmer and worked many years for Marky’s Wholesale in Elba. He regularly attended services at the Genesee Country Church in Oakfield. He loved Stock Car racing and going out to eat. Mr. Odell is preceded in death by a brother who died in WWII Robert Odell, his extended family that he lived with for 50 years Nelson (Beatrice) Osborne.

He is survived by brothers Wilbur (Alberta); Elthan (Marie) Odell both of Basom; sister Gwendolyn (Roger Rowles) Ott of Naples; the Osborne family; along with several nieces and nephews also survive.

There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral Services will take place 2:00 PM on Saturday April 9, 2011 at the Genesee Country Church 3268 Drake Street Oakfield, NY 14125. Burial will be private.   

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The Gideons International at www.gideons.org.  For more information or to sign his online guest registry please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or call 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020.

 

Batavia - Mr. Robert G. Turner, 78, of Batavia, died Friday, (April 1, 2011) at the Batavia Nursing Home.

Mr. Turner was born October 2, 1932 in Batavia, the son of the late Clair and Emily (Hampton) Turner.

He was a member of the South Byron United Methodist Church and the Genesee County Stamp and Coin Club. Mr. Turner worked for the New York State Department of Transportation for 35 years and then went to work at the Genesee Country Village & Museum. A veteran, Mr. Turner served with the United States Navy from 1951-1955. He enjoyed woodworking and gardening.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley (Fuller) Turner of Batavia, whom he married in 1953; two sons, Randy (Patricia) Turner of Batavia and Rodney (Cindy Williams) Turner of Corfu; a daughter, Suzanne (Kevin) Dart of Elba; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Calling hours are Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia. Services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday also at the funeral home. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Batavia.

Memorials may be made to the South Byron United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 135, South Byron, N.Y. 14557 or the Genesee Country Village & Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford N.Y. 14511.

Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com. 

James Edward Place, 66, of Akron, died Sunday (March 27, 2011) at Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital in Buffalo.

He was born in Eden, NY on February 4, 1945 a son of Elizabeth (Betty) McGennis Place and the late George A. Place.

Mr. Place was a member of St. Teresa of Avila RC Church in Akron.  He was an avid artist and was a graduate of Eden High School.

Surviving besides his mother are several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He is the brother of the late George W. Place.

Visitation will be Thursday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM at the  J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 32 JOHN ST., AKRON, where prayers will be Friday at 9:30AM followed ba a Mass of Christian Burial at 10AM at St. Teresa of Avila RC Church.

Burial will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery in the Town of Royalton.

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

Arrangements were entrusted to the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, 32 JOHN ST., AKRON,  RONALD P. KONIECZNY, DIRECTOR & VETERAN.

Karen Penkszyk, 52, of Alexander, died Tuesday (March 29, 2011) at Crossroads House in Batavia after a lengthy illness.

She was born in Batavia on April 24, 1958, a daughter of Michael Penkszyk of Alexander and the late Eleanor Kryzak Penkszyk who died in 1987.

Karen was a member of Ascension Parish (Sacred Heart Church).  She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, needle point and knitting.

Surviving besides her father are three sisters:  Mary Ann Penkszyk, Rosemarie Penkszyk and Sharon Penkszyk all of Alexander.  Two brothers:  Michael Penkszyk Jr. of TN and David (Sandra) Penkszyk of Virginia Beach, VA.  Nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, uncles, aunts and cousins also survive.

There are no calling hours. 


Private services will be conducted at the convenience of the family with burial in St. Joseph 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, NY.  RONALD P. KONIECZNY, DIRECTOR & VETERAN.

Morris, Raymond E. 66 of Batavia died March 27, 2011 at Serenity House in Victor. Mr. Morris worked for many years at Delphi in Rochester. He was a United States Marine Veteran.

 Survived by wife Patricia Morris; daughter Amber (Fiance Adam Callari) Morris; step-children Michael (Tammy), David (Carrie), Gary (Lisa) Wiest; Joseph (Ashley) Muniz, Debby Owen, Mary (John) Bauer, Beth Muniz; brother Larry (Linda) Morris; sister Carol (Dave) Cullen; step-grandchildren Ryan, Elijah Bauer, Joshua Muniz along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Thursday March 31, at Northgate Free Methodist Church 8160 Bank St. Rd. Batavia, NY 14020.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Serenity House 1278 Brace Rd. Victor, NY 14564 or to Sunset House 3746 St. Paul Blvd. Rochester, NY 14617.   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.

     Age 66, of Byron, died Friday morning at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia. He was born July 17, 1944 in Buffalo, a son of the late John & Catherine (Cammarata) Wolcott and was also preceded in death by a son John A.; brothers John and Donald Wolcott. A self-employed handy-man he was an excellent carpenter and mechanic. He was the head of security at the Leisurewood Campground in Akron for many years. A former Byron Volunteer Fireman, member of the former Moose Club and former Elks Club.

     Surviving is his fiance Rita Pfenninger of Byron; children Timothy of FL, Michael of Batavia, Catherine (Dallas) Sands and Tracey (Robert) O'Shea all of FL; brother Michael J. (Lori) of TX and sisters Joan (Chauncey) Watches of Hornell, Mary (late James) Fitch and Donna Wolcott both of Batavia; 7 grandchildren along with many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

     Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial gathering from 2-4 PM at the Byron Fire Hall Saturday April 2, 2011. In lieu of flowers memorials in his memory are suggested to the family with burial in North Byron Cemetery.

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

Louis Pascucci, 89, of Batavia, died Saturday (March 26, 2011) at United Memorial Medical Center.

He was born in Batavia on July 31, 1921, a son of the late James and Mary Sammarco Pascucci.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Margaret who died in 1993. 

Surviving is his wife, Nancy Durham Pascucci whom he married on May 27, 1995.  Three stepchildren: Elizabeth (Thomas) Lewis-Saunders of Baltimore, MD,  Jennifer (Jeron) Lewis-Drew of West Falls, NY and Robert Lewis of Baltimore, MD.  Three grandchildren: Gabriel (Lorraine) Saunders, Nicholas Drew and Kelsey Drew.  Three sisters: Irene Lewis of Sodus, NY, Delores (Joseph) Lonzo of Hamlin, NY and Jean Pascucci of Batavia.  Two brothers: Nicholas (Florence) Pascucci of Stafford and James (Margaret) Pascucci of Rochester.  A sister in law, Mary Lou Pascucci of Rochester.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.  He was the brother of the late: Edith Kipp, Joseph, Dominic, John and Victor Pascucci.

Mr. Pascucci served during W.W. II with the U.S. Navy and was a member of Ascension Parish (St. Anthony's Church), Msgr. Kirby Knight of Columbus, Fr. Vincent Capadono Fourth Degree Assembly, Life member of Veness- Strollo Post 1602 VFW, former member of Batavia Lions Club and a former member of the Batavia Board of Assesment. He was retired from General Motors Co. in Rochester where he was a tool and die maker. His favorite hobbies were making pasta, reading poetry and making stained glass lamp shades.

Friends may call Tuesday from 4 - 8 PM at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME,LLC., 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA..  Prayers will be Wednesday at the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home at 10:15 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM at Ascension Parish, (St. Anthony's Church).

The Msgr. Kirby Council Knights of Columbus will assemble at the funeral home on Tuesday at 6:30PM for a prayer service.

Burial will follow in Grand View Cemetery with full military honors.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions in the form of Mass Offerings or to the Genesee County Chapter - ARC, 64 Walnut St., Batavia, NY 14020.

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, NY.  RONALD P. KONIECZNY, DIRECTOR & VETERAN.  

Santo J. Consiglio, Sr., 82 of Perry died March 24, 2011 at the Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Facility in Warsaw. Born in Perry, New York on August 24, 1928. He is son of the late Vito (Josephine Lackuisa) Consiglio. Mr. Consiglio worked for many years as a Meat Cutter. He was a WWII Army Veteran and member of St. Joseph’s Church in Perry. Mr. Consiglio was an avid Accordion player, playing in bands like the Checker Boys, Ex-Checks, Kelly’s Old Timers, and the Swingsters which was his starting band in High School. Preceded in death by his wife Roberta Consiglio and a sister Edith Clarke.

He was the father of Janette Consiglio of Batavia; Joseph (Joanie) Consiglio of Bloomfield; Vito (Tracy McAllister) Consiglio of Gainesville; Santo (Trista Imzinna) Consiglio Jr. of Gainesville; Josephine Consiglio of Perry; brother of Nina Consiglio of Perry; Grandfather to Michael Lloyd, Ryan Consiglio, Joseph Consiglio, Justus Ryan, Jacob Consiglio, James McAllister, Joshua Chase, and Samantha Chase along with several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 12 – 4 PM on Sunday March 27, 2011 at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 N. Main St. Perry, NY 14530. Funeral Services will follow calling hours on Sunday March 27, at the Funeral Home. Interment will take place in Glenwood Cemetery, Perry.

Memorials may be made to the American Breast Cancer Foundation at www.abcf.org. 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, New York 14530. 

 

     Age 90, of Batavia, died peacefully Wednesday morning March 23, 2011 at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia She was born January 8, 1921 in Batavia, daughter of the late Peter & Amelia (Vendetta) Cervone, wife of the late Anthony A. Martino who died on June 7, 2010 and was also preceded in death by her sisters Laura Sinibaldi, Mary Cervone and Irene Emmi. Mrs. Martino was a longtime member of Ascension Parish (St. Anthony's) and worked for many years at Sylvania.

     Surviving are her beloved children Gail (Enzo) Giuliani of Batavia; Anthony John "AJ" (Dinorah) Martino of Florida; brother Dominic Cervone of Oakfield; sisters Blanche Ricci of Angola and Josephine Cervone of Batavia; 7 grandchildren Enzo A. Giuliani of Batavia; Denise M. (Michael) Gallego and their children Rheanna E. & Austin M. Gallego all of Hamburg, NY; Gina Trubrits, Anthony, Tiffany, Jason & Brittany Martino; many great-grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.

     Family and friends may visit from 9-11 AM Saturday March 26, 2011 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where prayers will be recited 11:00 AM Saturday March 26 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial 11:30 AM at Ascension Parish (St. Anthony's Site), celebrated by Father Eugene Slomba. Memorials in her memory are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice with entombment in the Father T. Bernard Kelly Mausoleum at St. Joseph's Cemetery.

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, SEND FLOWERS OR A MEAL TO THE FAMILY PLEASE CALL MICHAEL AT (585)343-7500.

Nicholas F. “Nick” DiFalco, 75 of Batavia. Died March 19, 2011 peacefully at the Crossroads House in Batavia. Born May 5, 1935 in Batavia, NY. He is son of the late Nicholas (Louise Battelini) DiFalco. Mr. DiFalco was a devote Catholic and attended Mass daily at St. Mary’s Church in Batavia. He was a United States Army Veteran having served from 1955-1957. Nick worked for many years at GTE Sylvania here in Batavia. He was an avid New York Yankee Fan who loved golf, sports, his dog Sara, and meeting with his dear friends for coffee. Nick is preceded in death by brothers Dominick and James DiFalco; sister Constance Pittinaro.     
                                                                                                                        
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years Mary Ann (Ziccardi) DiFalco of Batavia along with his beloved nieces and nephews.      

Friends may call from 4 to 8 PM on Monday March 21, 2011 at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. Prayers will be recited 9:00 AM on Tuesday March 22, 2011 at the Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 AM at Resurrection Parish-St. Mary’s Church 18 Ellicott St. Batavia, NY 14020. Entombment will take place at St. Joseph’s Mausoleum, Batavia.

Memorials may be made to the Crossroads House 11, Liberty St. Batavia, NY 14020.  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.

 

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