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DeFilippo, Eleanor.jpgEleanor F. DeFilippo, 83, of Batavia died Wednesday (August 25, 2010) at United Memorial Medical Center after a brief illness.

She was born in Batavia on February 21, 1927 a daughter of the late Stanley and Gladys Wisniewski Kisiel.

Her husband, Rocco (Zock) DeFilippo died on September 14, 1991.

Mrs. DeFilippo was retired from Falcone Electric where she was a secretary for many years.  She was formerly a secretary for R. E. Chapin Manufacturing  and the former Kisiel Die Casting Co.

She enjoyed being with her family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Cooking, cleaning, canning and solving crossword puzzles were some of her favorite past times.  She was a member of Ascension Parish and the Polish Falconettes.

Surviving are four daughters and three sons in law: Cheryl and John Slane, Sharon Eaton, Deborah and Joseph Caruso and Roxanne and Michael Schulte all of Batavia. Eight grandchildren: Megan and Maren Slane, Paul (Jodi) Avery, Allison (Edward) Foley, Kelly Bishop, Michelle (Vincenzo) Faletti, Richard Wagner and Dana Schulte.  Three great grandchildren: Gianna Jo and Sophia Marie Faletti and Jacey Lynn Wagner.  A sister, Wanda Pulvino and a brother Henry Kisiel both of Batavia.

She was the grandmother of the late Joeph Paul Caruso III and sister of the late: Helen Johnson, Mary Pcionek, Dorothy Kujawski, Cecil Kisiel and Stanley Kisiel.

Friends and famfily may call Friday from 3 - 7 PM at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday at 9:30 AM at Ascension Parish (Sacred Heart ).  Please assemble at church.  Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions in the form of Mass Offerings or to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, NY 14020.

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

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

Batavia - Mrs. Julia A. Burns, 90, a retired employee of the Richmond Memorial Library, died Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at the Crossroads House in Batavia.

Mrs. Burns was born October 16, 1919 in Olean, the daughter of the late Donato and Angelina Defemia Fontasia.

She was a member of and volunteered at the St. Jerome Guild, the Salvation Army and the Friends of Richmond Memorial Library.

Her husband, Edward W. Burns died in 1982. Survivors include two sons: Edward (Mary) Burns of Batavia and Patrick (Traci) Burns of Missouri; three daughters: Barbara (Peter) Corbelli of Batavia, Kathleen (Frank) Fear of Michigan and Jeanette (Buddy) Campbell of Orchard Park. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and her extended family at Washington Towers.

Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 E. Main St., Batavia. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 27, 2010 at Resurrection Parish, St. Mary’s Church, 18 Ellicott St., Batavia. Memorials may be made to Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia, NY 14020 or Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, NY 14021. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.   Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com

 

Bergen - Barry R. Aradine, 50, of Bergen, a lifelong farmer, most recently at Torrey Farms in Elba, died Friday, August 20, 2010at his home, in Bergen surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Aradine was born July 2, 1960 in Batavia, a son of Robert (Jackie Toscano) Aradine of Bergen and Bonnie (Robert) Drews Behage of Ellenton, FL. He was the grandson of Virginia Drews of Byron.

He was a devoted son, husband, father, brother, uncle and friend. He was a wonderful man who enjoyed the simple things in life and was always there to lend a helping hand to anyone who needed it. He was always a giver, never a taker. He loved his work, farming, snowmobiling, Saturday nights at the races with the 12B team, but most of all he loved his family. He was very loved by all whose lives he touched.  He will be dearly missed.

He was a member of Bergen United Methodist Church, Genesee Snow Packers and former member of the Future Farmers of America. He was a 1978 graduate of Byron Bergen High School.

Along with his parents, he is survived by his wife, Patricia (Zipfel) Aradine whom he married September 17, 1983; 2 sons, Brandon (Megan Mallaber) Aradine and Justin Aradine, both of Bergen, a special niece, Amy Herman of Warsaw; 2 brothers, Richard (Sharon) Aradine and Jeffrey (Liz) Aradine, both of Bergen; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.

Friends may call on Tuesday from 3 to 7 p.m. at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia. Services will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, 1st Presbyterian Church of Elba, 23 N. Main St., Elba. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family to be distributed among various charities.  Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

 

Paul T. Hermann, 44 of Batavia, NY died August 16, 2010 in the Bahamas. Born May 13, 1966 in Rochester, New York he is son of the late Gustav Hermann and Mary (Shaffer) Hubbard of Batavia. Paul loved music, computers and golfing with his son Nicholas.

Survived by his wife Sheila (Falcheck) Hermann of Batavia; sons Kevin and Nicholas Hermann; step-son Steven Falcheck; daughter Stephanie Falcheck all of Batavia; grandson Dawson Hermann along with many aunts and uncles. 

Friends may call on Wednesday August 25th from 5 to 6 PM at the Salvation Army 529 East Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. A memorial service will follow calling hours at 6 PM. 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family.   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 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020.

 

Elba - Mrs. Nancy J. Warner, 58, of Elba a 2nd grade teacher at Elba Central School, died Wednesday, August 18, 2010at Strong Memorial Hospital, in Rochester.

Mrs. Warner was born August 23, 1951 in Batavia, a daughter of Dorothy (Newcomb) Miller of Brockport and the late Jack Miller.

She was an avid reader and enjoyed music, computers and travel.

Her husband, James H. Warner, died in August of 1994.

Survivors include a son, Andrew Warner of Elba; a daughter, Beth (Paul) Colburn of Boston, MA; a brother, David (Jean) Miller of Bergen; several nieces and nephews and a great-nephew.  

Friends may call on Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 E. Main St., Batavia, where services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Elba Fire Department and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 58, Elba, NY 14058 or to the family. Burial will be in Grand View Cemetery. Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

 

Batavia - Mr. William H. Young, 59, died unexpectedly Sunday, August 15, 2010 while on vacation with his family Ocean City, New Jersey.

Mr. Young was born April 18, 1951 in Patterson, New Jersey, the son of the late Frederick and Helen Young, who survives. 

A graduate of SUNY Cobleskill and Delaware Valley College he was employed by Upstate Niagara as the Supervisor of Membership Services. He was a member of the Batavia Rotary Club, the City of Batavia Republican Committee, past president of the NYS Sanitarians Association and the Batavia Area Jaycees, past vice-president of the Batavia City School Board, the United Way Board, Youth Bureau, city Zoning Board, and the city Safety Committee. He formerly taught Defensive Driving at GCC and was an instructor for the hunter’s safety program.

Along with his mother he is survived by his wife of 37 years, Carolyn Calarco Young; children; Christopher (Lauren) Young of Congers, NY, Jennifer (John) Reale and Julie (Jeff) Grover, both of East Syracuse; grandchildren; JJ Reale, Olivia Young and Lilly Grover. He was the brother of Bob Young and Linda (David) Macdonald, son-in-law of Lillian Calarco and brother-in-law of Sally Bywater, Terry (Bernard) Gabriele and Thomas Calarco. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Friends may call on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia. Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 31 Washington Ave., Batavia. Memorials may be made to UMMC Surgical Expansion Project, c/o the UMMC Foundation, 127 North St., Batavia, New York 14020. Condolences may be made at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

David was born in Warsaw on March 14, 1942. A son of the late John A. Cygan and Jane Schumacher Cygan of Perry. Mr. Cygan retired from the Union Laborers Local 435 in Rochester after 30 years of employment.He was a member of the Perry VFW, Vets Club, Dom Polski’s and the Silver Lake Sportmen’s Club, he enjoyed motorcycle riding, and hunting.

Survived by his children: John Cygan of Castile, Jeffrey Cygan of Perry, Melissa (Greg) Becker of Buffalo, and Jennifer Cygan of Pike, a sister: Donna (Doug) Austin of Mims, Fla., a brother: Anthony “Skeeter” (Patricia) Cygan of Willis, Tx., grandchildren: Cassidy Cygan, Tonya Cygan, Jessica Cygan, Katelyn Becker, Liam Becker, and Joslyn McMurtry, along with several nieces and nephews also survive. He is preceded in death by a brother: Daniel Cygan.

No prior calling hours and services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to the Perry Fire Department, or the Perry Emergency Ambulance. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com or call T.J. Woodward at 237-2626. 

Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 N. Main St. Perry, NY 14530.  
 

Larsen, Kenneth.jpgKenneth A. Larsen, 63, of Corfu, died Monday (August 16, 2010) at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

He was born in Brooklyn, NY on Novenber 10, 1946 a son of the late Andrew and Marion Swensen Larson.

Mr. Larsen was a cable splicer for Verizon Communications for over 35 years prior to his retirement.  He graduated from Genesee Community College in 1993 and received a Bachelors Degree in Addiction Counseling from S.U.N.Y. Brockport.   He did addiction counseling at Brylyn Hospital in Alden, NY.  From 1965 to 1967 he served active duty with the US Navy in submarine service and later served with the US Coast Guard Reserves.  He always remarked how proud he was to be a veteran.  Following his retirement he worked as a floor attendan and supervisor at Batavia Downs Casino.  He was an avid HAM Radio Operator with the handle of N2JTZ.

Surviving is his wife of over 39 years, Sharon Thayer shom he married on November 25, 1970.  His children: Jennifer Fuller of Schuylerville, NY and Charles (Christina) Larsen of Oakfield.   A sister and brother in law, Judith and Denis Caysinger of Hilton, NY.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Family and friends may call Friday from 4 - 7PM at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, where services will follow with full military honors.

Mr. Larsen desired no flowers but asked that memorials be sent to: Camp Good Days and Special Times, 2440 Sheridan Dr., Tonawanda, NY  14150.

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

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

 

Mrs. Bisig was born 79 years ago in Alexander, NY to the late Frederick and Reta (Ayrault) Kilby. She was the widow of Robert Bisig who died in 1993. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Marjorie loved to bake.

She is survived by her sons Paul (Linda) Bisig of Batavia, Allan Bisig of Warsaw and Brian (Mary) Bisig of LeRoy. Three brothers George Kilby of Michigan, Frank (Doris) Kilby of North Chili, Donald (Sharon) Kilby of Kennedy, NY; a brother in law John Pierce of Bethany Center, and a sister in law Dolores "Didy" Kilby of Arizona survive along with 11 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was sister of the late Leon Kilby, Millie Pierce and grandmother of the late Paul, Christopher and Kimberly Bisig.

Family and friends may call on Tuesday August 17th at the Funeral Home from 5 to 8PM.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM at the Funeral Home on Wednesday August 18th. Interment will take place in Maple Lawn Cemetery in Bethany Center, NY.

The family suggests memorials to Genesee Cancer Assistance, 16 Bank Street, 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 W. Main St. Batavia, NY 14020.

MILLER, DOROTHY A.0001.jpgDorothy Alice Miller, 76, of Batavia died Friday (August 13, 2010) at United Memorial Medical Center after a brief illness.

She was born in Java, NY on April 25, 1934, a daughter of the late William and Mabel Niver Rosborough.

She was the wife of the late LaVerne Miller.

Mrs. Miller was a cat lover and was retired from General Motors, Rochester Products in Rochester.

Surviving is a daughter and son in law, Debbie and Frederick Gravetter of Brockport.  Two sons and a daughter in law: Duane and Jennifer Miller of Attica  and David Miller of FL.  Seven grandchildren: Shannon and Ericka Miller, Dylan Teller, Megan Burke, Melissa (Nicolo) Monachino, Justin Gravetter, David Miller and Elisha Townsend.   Two sisters: Ruth Miller of Batavia and Mary Rose Silliman of Corfu.  A brother, William Rosborough Jr. of Batavia.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Family and friends may call Monday from 2 - 4 PM at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, where services will immediately follow.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Humane Society at Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Rd., Fairport, NY 14450.

Expressions of condolence may be made at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net, or by calling,  585-343-6158.

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

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