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Janice Chamberlain, 80 of Oakfield, died June 21, 2012 peacefully surrounded by her family at Crossroads House in Batavia. She was born August 11, 1931 in Batavia to the late Clayton (Thelma Meyers) Boyce. Mrs. Chamberlain was a homemaker. She was a member of the Community Bible Church and the Oakfield Historical Society. She is predeceased by son Larry Chamberlain, grandson Cory Gardner and Brother William Boyce.     

She is survived by her husband Marvin A. Chamberlain of Oakfield, son James A. Chamberlain, daughters Kathy (Ken) Gardner and Debbie Chamberlain all of Oakfield; sister Shirley (the late Wally) Mapes of Waterport, 5 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews. Special nephew Mike (Linda) Warboys and dear friend Jeanne Woodhouse also survive.  

There will be no prior calling hours. A 7:00 PM Funeral Service will be held on Saturday June 23, 2012 at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Interment will take place in Reed Cemetery, Oakfield.

Memorials may be made to Crossroads House 11 Liberty St. Batavia, New York or to the Community Bible Church in Oakfield. 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- Robert Richard "Bud" Currier, 81, of Batavia, a retired patrolman for the Batavia City Police Department, died Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at Hildenbrandt Hospice Care Center, in Rochester.

Mr. Currier was born July 8, 1930 in Indian Falls, NY, a son of the late Kenneth Manning and Iva Melrose (Sanders) Currier.

He served honorably with the US Navy during the Korean War.  He was a patrolman for the City of Batavia Police Department for 30 years, 15 years of which were as a motorcycle traffic officer.  He most recently, worked for the security department at Genesee County Department of Social Services, was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Veness - Strollo Post 1602, member of the Western New York Police Conference, past president of the Police Benevolent Association in Batavia and owner of the former Bud's Mobile Station.  He received great enjoyment in building and remodeling and operated a building trade business in Batavia for 40 years. 

He is survived by his wife, Vicki L. (Harrison) Currier whom he married May 14, 1976, 4 children, Judith (Robert) Bartz of Batavia, Robert K. (Susan) Currier of Hamlin, Wendy Jo (Michael) Pettinella of Batavia and Richard S. Currier of Chili; a brother, Kenneth D. (Roberta) Currier of Batavia; two sisters, Audrey (Garrett) Myer of Decker, MT and Charlotte (Joseph) Yaw of Chula Vista, CA; his father in-law and mother-in-law, Maurice & Marian Harrison of Batavia; a brother-in-law, Marvin (Louise) Harrison of VT; 7 grandchildren 9 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.  

Bud’s request was that there be no services in his memory. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Emmanuel Baptist Church, 190 Oak Street, Batavia, NY 14020.  Burial will be in Grand View Cemetery.  Arrangements were entrusted to H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home of Batavia.  Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com

Mildred E. Niblock, 92, of Akron, died Monday (June 18, 2012) at the home of her daughter.

She was born in the Town of Newstead on January 24, 1920, a daughter of the late Irving and Maude Hunt Beeman.

Mildred was an accountant with United Telephone Co. in Florida and a member of the Tice & Shores Women of the Moose #562 in Florida.

She was the wife of the late Keith Niblock. 

Surviving is a daughter and son in law, Sharon and Thomas Schumacher of Akron. Sons and daughters in law, Ronald and Patricia Lederhouse of Akron, Gary and Carol Lederhouse of the Town of Royalton and Thomas and Joanne Lederhouse of Akron. Twenty grandchildren, forty one great grandchildren and nine  great, great grandchildren.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

She is the mother of the late Richard (late Frances) Lederhouse.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share their thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the family at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 32 JOHN ST., AKRON from 2 - 4 and 6 - 9 PM on Thursday where services will be Friday at 11AM.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Hospice Buffalo, Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY  14227 - 1480. 

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

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 32 JOHN ST., AKRON.  RONALD P. KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR. 

     Age 87, of Batavia, died peacefully Thursday June 14, 2012 at United Memorial Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 7, 1924 in Holley, daughter of the late Charles & Rose (DeCarlo) Fallato, also preceded in death by her brother Anthony Fallato; sisters Mary Mower, Anna Spell & Viola Starkweather.

     Lucy was a member of Ascension Parish and worked as department manager for the former Montgomery Ward Co. before her retirement. She and her husband enjoyed 26 wonderful years in Jensen Beach, FL where she had many dear friends and loved to play bingo, cards and going to the casino every chance she had. She will be remembered as a loving, caring person who especially loved her family.

     She is survived by her loving husband of 66 years Anthony Fallato; beloved daughter Donna (Allen) Jackett; sons Anthony & Robert Strollo all of Batavia; 5 grandchildren Courtney Jackett of Batavia, Shawn Jackett of Fairport, Andy Strollo of Batavia, Lacie (Jason) Snell of Stafford & Katie (Jeremy) Cosimeno of Batavia; 5 great-grandchildren Peyton Armison, Bryson Snell, Gianna & Gabriella Strollo and Nicholas Cosimeno; sister Florence Passarell; sister-in-law Lydia Fallato both of Holley along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

     There is no prior visitation and funeral services will be held privately by the family. Memorials in Lucy's memory are suggested to the family for the Alheimer's Association. Lucy's family would like to acknowledge the 2nd floor staff at UMMC & the staff of the Batavia Nursing Home for their excellent care "You are truly angel's earth". For more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

THE FAMILY OF LUCY (FALLATO) STROLLO IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

 

Batavia- Mr. Joseph F. Vanelli, 85, of Batavia, passed away Friday, (June 15, 2012)at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Vanelli was born October 29, 1926 in LeRoy, a son of the late Anthony and Blanche (Hale) Vanelli.

Joe was an avid Yankee and Buffalo Bills fan and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  He loved going to flea markets as well as garage sales.  Mr. Vanelli was a lover of antiques and liked to pass time by playing cards as well as completing jigsaw puzzles.  He also enjoyed making lamps.    

He is the husband of Alice E. (Henry) Vanelli.  They were married June 6, 1948 and recently celebrated their 64th Wedding Anniversary. 

Along with his wife, Joesph is survived by his daughter, Darcia (David) Barone of Batavia; four grandchildren, David (Tonya) Barone, Holly (Scott) Pownell, Marybeth (Justin McGirr) Stefani, and Timothy Barone, all of Batavia; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Donald (Loretta) Vanelli of Batavia; sister, Betty (Joe) Matinez of Stafford; and a sister-in-law, Betty Vanelli of Batavia.  Several nieces and nephews also survive. 

He is preceded in death by a grandson, Steven Michael Barone, who passed away in 1996; four siblings, Leonard (late Dorothy) Vanelli, Margaret (late Brownie) Pietrowski, Pearl (late John) Byzduzh, and Robert Vanelli. 

Friends may call on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia; where Joseph’s Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.  Burial, with full military honors, will take place in Grand View Cemetery, Batavia.  To leave a message of condolence, share a story, or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.   

Geraldine M. Helmer, age 89, formerly of Lamont died on June 13, 2012 at the Wyoming County Nursing Facility in Warsaw where she had been residing.She was born in Warsaw, NY a daughter of the late Warner and AnaSatsia Nina McCarthy Ellis. Gerry was employed by the former Davis’s Store in Rock Glen, NY, Motorola in Arcade, NY, and retired from Craig DDSO in Sonyea, NY. A member of the Grange, she enjoyed playing cards, yahtzee, bingo, reading, traveling, calling on friends, and especially enjoyed her family at many get togethers. She is preceded in death by her first husband Carlos Spencer and second husband Ervin Helmer. 

She is survived by 6 children: David (Nancy Kramell) Spencer of Pavilion, James (Rose) Spencer of Castile, Donald (Kathy) Spencer of Castile, Joan (Donnie Hardaway) Spencer of Riverview, Fl., Ann Reynard of Rochester and Gert (Kevin Hanlon) Fulmer of Liverpool, NY, 10 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.

Family and friends may call from 2-4pm on Saturday June 16th at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. in Perry. Funeral Services will immediately follow visitation at 4:00 p.m.. Interment will be at Lamont Cemetery in Lamont, NY.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Wyoming County Nursing Facility (Activities Fund) 400 N Main St. Warsaw, New York 14569. 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.  

William H. Barrett age 86, formerly of Leicester, died at the Avon Nursing Home in Avon where he had been residing. He was born in Leicester, NY on December 23,1925 a son of the late William T. (Alice Stocking) Barrett. Bill worked for the former TB Hospital in Mt. Morris as head baker, then worked for the Attica Correctional Facility in Attica as a cook, and retired from the Perry Central School in 1988 where he worked in the custodial department. He was a member of the First Congregational Church in Perry Center since 1945, a 50 year member and past Master of the Constellation Lodge #404 of the Free and Accepted Masons, a former member of the Castile Historical Club and Wyoming County Historical Pioneer Association. He enjoyed being Santa Claus in the 1960’s and was very involved in carpentry and woodworking. He is preceded in death by brothers Cecil, Otis and John Barrett.

He is survived by his his wife Doris B. Barrett of Geneseo who he married in 1948, a son: Robert Barrett of Morrison, CO., 2 daughters: Betty (Larry) Ressue of Newark and Susan (James) Elkins of Alpharetta, GA., 7 grandchildren: Jennifer Foster, Rachael Franklin, Robert A. Barrett, Karen and David Ressue, Andrew and Katie Elkins, along with 8 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Friday June 15th at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. Perry, NY 14530. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday June 16th at 11:00 am at the Funeral Home. Interment will be in Leicester Cemetery, Leicester

Memorials may be made to the First Congregational Church 7205 Rt. 20A Perry, New York 14530 or to the Constellation Lodge #404 of the Free and Accepted Masons C/O Michael Rhodes 83 Dolbeer St. Perry, NY 14530. 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.

 

William E. Hastings III, 52 of Batavia, died June 12, 2012 at 400 Towers in Batavia as result of an accidental fall. He was born January 26, 1960 in Dansville, to the late William E. Hastings II and Helga Treike of Brockport. Mr. Hastings formerly worked at Wal-Mart in Batavia.  He was a member AA, who loved art, playing his guitar and especially spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his loving wife Lynn (Kujawski) Hasting of Batavia; step-daughter Katie (Thomas) Wolcott of Batavia; step-mother Marcia Hastings of Dansville; brother Kurt (Komiko) Hastings of VA; sister Heidi Tobias of Wayland; two grandchildren Joseph and Khloe Wolcott of Batavia; along with several nieces and nephews.  

Friends are invited to attend calling hours from 4 to 6 PM on Tuesday June 19, 2012 at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Funeral Services will follow calling hours at 6 PM on Tuesday June 19, 2012 at the Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may 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, NY 14020.
 

Cheryl Spencer, 58, of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Friday (June 8, 2012) at Crossroads House after a lengthy illness.

She was born in Pennsylvania on January 7, 1954, a daughter of the late Karol and Shirley Baker.

Surviving is her friend, Rita Filowik of Batavia.

Services will be private.

Expression  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 II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR. 

Batavia - Carol M. Rupp, 47, of Batavia, passed away Friday (June 8, 2012) at United Memorial Medical Center.

Carol was born January 13, 1965 in Auburn, NY, a daughter of the late Patrick Creegan and Joan (Siple) Creegan Glatz. She was a dedicated LPN and worked for Genesee Orthopedics in Batavia.  For Carol, her family was her life and she loved spending time with them. Any event that her children were involved it wether is was karate or the race track, was a time for her to call everyone in the family to join in on the fun. She also enjoyed gardening.

Carol is survived by her beloved husband, Jeff Rupp of Batavia; her precious children; Kyle, Billy, Rebecca and Alton, all at home; step-son Sam Rupp of Detroit, MI and Amanda Rupp of Birmingham, AL; one brother Kelly (Donna) Creegan of Elba; two sister, Linda (Bruce) Mizro of Auburn and Patricia (Mark) McCullough of Rochester. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Friends and family may call Wednesday 4-8 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4-6 Main Street, Corfu where services will follow at 8 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Mercy Medics.

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