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Daniel G. Cherry, Jr., 24, of Batavia, passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

Dan was born September 5, 1997 in Rochester, a son of Daniel Cherry, Sr. and Tracy (Troy) Davenport.

Dan loved being an EMT and was in the Royal Rangers at Batavia Assembly of God.  Dan constantly thought of others before himself and was always willing to help.

Surviving along with his parents are his brothers, James Cherry, Tyler Davenport and Aaron Davenport; sisters, Ava Davenport and Jenna Davenport; grandmothers, Linda Nickson and Trudy Ryan and several cousins, aunts and uncles.

Preceded in death by his grandfather, Arthur Davis and sister, Mariah Cherry.

Services for Dan will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Central Oneida County Volunteer Ambulance Corps, COCVAC, c/o NBT Bank, 8549 Seneca Turnpike, New Hartford, NY 13413  www.cocvac.org/donate.  

Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements for Dan were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia, (585) 343-8868.

Pavilion ~ Gary W. Muehlig Sr., age 82, of Lake Road, a retired Eastman Kodak worker and part-time employee of R.L. Jeffres & Sons in Wyoming, passed away on Tuesday (Jan. 25, 2022) at the Wyoming County Community Skilled Nursing Home in Warsaw.

     Mr. Muehlig lived in Pavilion and was married for 61 years to the former Carol Ann Roblee.

     He was born in Buffalo on May 6, 1939, a son of the late Louis and Mabel Barker Muehlig.  His birth came two years to the day after the Hindenburg airship disaster in Lakehurst, N.J.

     Surviving with his wife, Carol, is his daughter, Terri Ann Muehlig of Pavilion; his son, Gary W. Muehlig Jr. of Silver Springs; a brother, John E. Muehlig of Lyman, SC; three grandchildren, Michael Muehlig of Pavilion, his “best buddy”, Mindy Bittner of Alexander and Jordan Muehlig of Silver Springs; two great-grandchildren, David and Isabella Bittner of Alexander; sister-in-law, Donna Muehlig, along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.

     In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Roger Muehlig.

     Mr. Muehlig worked for Stella Brothers Collision in Lime Rock for several years before going to work for Eastman Kodak in Rochester.  He retired from Kodak in 1991 and worked afterwards for George & Swede Sales in Pavilion and R.L. Jeffres Farm operation in Wyoming.

     A former LeRoy resident, he graduated from LeRoy Central School in 1956.  He and Carol Ann Roblee were married June 18, 1960 at the United Methodist Church of Pavilion.

     Mr. Muehlig was a member of the Pavilion Fire Department and the department’s exempts and was president and caretaker of Maplewood Cemetery in Pavilion.  He enjoyed camping, golf, history, toy trains and toys.

     Of his passing, he once remarked, “To any who spoke ill will of me (during life), well your turn will come.”

     “If you read this obituary, I am better off now because I don’t have to put up with the liberals and freeloaders that have ruined the old U.S.A.!”

     There are no prior calling hours and service will be private at the convenience of the family.

     In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pavilion Fire Department, P.O. Box 156, Pavilion, N.Y. 14525.

     Your memories and condolences may be shared with Mr. Muehlig’s family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.

     Mr. Muehlig and his family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc. in LeRoy.  585-768-2400

berardini.jpg   Robert J. Berardini, 87, of Batavia passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Thursday January 27, 2022 at the New York State Veterans Home in Batavia. He was born on March 18, 1934 in Batavia to the late Donato and Assunta (Bellucci) Berardini. In addition to his parents, Robert is predeceased by his father and mother in law; Samuel (Rose) Chimeno; brother Donald Berardini; brothers-in-law Henry Chimeno and Jerry Martino; sister-in-law Angeline Berardini

Robert was a graduate of Batavia Trade School and Batavia High School. He was a lifelong resident of Batavia / Genesee County. Robert was a United States Army Veteran and retired from the City of Batavia Water & Sewer Department after 29 years of service. He was a life-time member of St. Anthony’s R.C. Church and currently Ascension Parish and the Holy Name Society. He was active in all the fund raisers for his church, the Mammoth Sale and Genesee Cancer Assistance. Robert was a lifetime member of the VFW and the Batavia Rod & Gun Club. He was a 10 year partner with Town & Country Auctioneers. His hobbies were hunting, fishing and collecting many items. Treasure hunting at auctions and garage sales was his favorite pastime along with working in the yard; more recently he enjoyed spending time at Batavia Downs Gaming.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years; Suzanne (Chimeno) Berardini; daughters Theresa (Gary) Russell of FL., Rachel (James Ernst) Berardini of Batavia; brother Richard (Josie) Berardini of Webster; sisters Betty Berardini of  AZ, Diana Martino of Batavia; along with many nieces and nephews.

Robert will be sadly missed by his family and many caring friends for his caring, loving manners and his sense of humor.

Friends are invited to call on Monday January 31, 2022 from 3:00-7:00PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Co. Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. A 10:00AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday February 1, 2022 at Ascension Parish 19 Sumner St. in Batavia. Robert will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Mausoleum.

***Masks will be required for calling hours no matter your vaccine status***

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance 127 North St. in Batavia or Crossroads House www.crossroadshouse.com PO Box 403 Batavia, NY 14021. To leave thoughts or condolences please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020.

gaurino.jpg  Ann S. Guarino, 81, of Batavia, passed away on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia. She was born September 6, 1940 in Buffalo, to the late Jack and Anna (Alessi) Carlino Jr.  

Mrs. Guarino worked for many years as a Beautician in Batavia. She was an avid painter. Ann was a caring, loving person that truly made her family and friends the center of her world. She was a gentle soul that was always concerned and cared about everyone and their well-being. Ann will be missed by all and the world is lucky to have had her in it. The Lord has her now and she is home.    

She is survived by her beloved sons, Vincent (Nancy) Guarino of Bergen, Michael (Jenn) Guarino of Batavia, brother, Joseph (Mary Claire) Carlino of Geneva, NY, grandchildren, Nicholas & Joshua Guarino of Webster, Kristen Guarino of Portland, OR and Lilah Guarino of Batavia; niece, Ashley Carlino Freeman of Batavia.   

There will be no prior calling hours, services will be held privately for the family. She will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to two charities which were near and dear to the family, Alzheimer’s Association of Western New York at www.alz.org or to Diabetes Association www.diabetes.org. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or for more information call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

Regina R. Perkowski, 89 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 17, 2022. Regina was born on February 12, 1932 in Batavia to the late John (Jack) and Helena (Lippold) Maley. Regina is preceded in death by the love of her life Carl J. Perkowski who passed away in 1999. In addition to her husband, she was also predeceased by her brother Edward Maley, who passed away as an infant, in-laws Ted and Amelia Perkowski, sisters-in-law Dorothy Maley, Frances Okoniewski and Barbara Burris and brothers-in-law Leonard Burris and John (Skip) Okoniewski.

Regina was devoted to both her family and her faith in the Lord. She was a member of Ascension Parish for which she was a Eucharistic Minister, taught church school, and volunteered for church functions such as bingo and the annual lawn fete. She enjoyed her time in Bible study and prayer group.

Regina loved spending time with her family and friends. She and Carl especially enjoyed being at the family cottage on the lake. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, playing cards, swimming, and live music and dancing. She enjoyed traveling, particularly trips to Saint Anne's in Quebec. Regina lived life to the fullest right up until dementia took away her ability to do so. She could often be seen walking to church or to the YMCA or enjoying the music at Jackson Square.

Regina was known for her kindness to others. She had the ability to see the good in everyone and the positive in every situation. She was like a second mother to the neighborhood kids and friends of her children and grandchildren.

Regina is survived by her daughter Mary Anne Perkowski, son Joseph (Debra) Perkowski, brother Gerald Maley, sister Donna (James) West, grandchildren Nicolle Fortes and Courtney Perkowski, great-grandson Drew Fortes-Crimes and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call on Monday from 5 pm to 7 pm at the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, where services will immediately follow visitation at 7 pm. (Please use School Street Entrance for visitation and services). She will be laid to rest in St. Joseph's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family to distribute to their favorite charities. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle in her memory, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Eleanor F. Hill, born January 28, 1925 in Buffalo, N.Y. and grew up in "Little Hollywood", a neighborhood in "The Valley" part of the First Ward. She was the youngest of seven children of Stanley Konwicki & Carolina Sienkewicz. She was the widow of Leroy "Pete" Hill from Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. They met at the local A&P Supermarket. She was the pretty, blue-eyed blonde of Czech and Polish descent working in the produce department when she met her husband-to-be. He was newly discharged from the Army at the close of WW II where he served in the Pacific Theatre. He came to Buffalo to visit an Army buddy. He needed a job, & he was the handsome new hire in the A&P shipping department.

She will be missed by her daughters, Linda [David] Tyczka and Beverly Hill Scinta along with her grandchildren, Arianne [Mike] Dunlap, Adam [Jordan] Tyczka, and Zachary [Sarah} Tyczka, and great-grandchildren Sam, Tessa and Isaac Dunlap; Whitley, Miller, and Bowen Tyczka and the triplets Anders, Ellis and Reed Tyczka.

Eleanor enjoyed day trips and traveling with her husband. She loved wearing bright cheerful colors and always looked beautiful. She loved all genres of music and enjoyed dancing. She was a sun bunny and loved the hot weather. She adored her Siamese cats and never forgot her beloved Dalmation dog Darcy. She was a voracious reader. After her retirement of 24 years from the F& N Burt Box Co, she did volunteer work at the Attica Stevens Memorial Library. She loved solving all types of puzzles including crosswords and word games. She was a fierce competitor when it came to board and card games. It was a well-known reality to everyone in the family that GG, never let anyone slide when it came to winning a game. It just made us love her all the more.

There will be no prior calling hours or Services. A Celebration of her life to be held with details to follow from the family

Memorials in her name may be made to Stevens Memorial Library 146 Main St. Attica, NY 14011. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

Batavia - Jeffrey A.  Houseknecht Jr., 42 of Batavia passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2022 at home following a brief battle with cancer under the care of HomeCare & Hospice.

Jeff was born Thursday, April 26th, 1979 in Batavia, a son of Jeffrey A. (Cristie Lamb) Houseknecht Sr.  of Batavia and Cheryl Boryczka Valentine of Batavia. 

The co-owner with his wife Carolyn of the Houseknecht Agency in Batavia, Jeff loved history, cooking and chicken wings. A devoted husband and father, his family and friends meant everything to him. He loved watching Zach play football, basketball and baseball and his “sidekick” Lily’s sense of humor. Jeff was a diehard fan of the New York Yankees and Buffalo Bills.

Surviving along with his parents is his wife, Carolyn E. Houseknecht, whom he married on September 30, 2006; his children, Zachery T. Houseknecht and Lillian E. Houseknecht, both at home; his brother, Charles (Cameron Dussault) Houseknecht of Florida; paternal grandparents, Charles (Carol) Houseknecht of Batavia; his father and mother-in-law, Matthew (Elaine) Lane of Webster; brothers-in-law, Daniel Lane of Irondequoit and Steven (Julie Smith) Lane of Columbus, Ohio. Also surviving is Sammy, his 15-year-old Jack Russell Terrier; Jeff's childhood friends who are more like brothers; Jake Pietrzykowski, Matt Buckley, Ryan Collins, Jon D'Amico, Eric Gahagan, Josh Smith, Cameron Leight, Keith Roth and Mike Hurley; friends that he met later in life; Brian Leach and Edward Narrod; his hospice nurse Dawn Moore with whom he shared a mutual love of the New York Yankees. 

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Carol (Tom) Boryczka of Batavia. 

Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, January 28th, 2022 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia. (Please use School Street Entrance for visitation). His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Saturday, January 29th, 2022 from St. Joseph's Church, 303 East Main Street, Batavia. Entombment will follow in St. Joseph's Mausoleum in Batavia.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Houseknecht Family or Genesee Cancer Assistance, Inc. 127 North Street, Batavia, New York 14020.  To leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

                 ***Please note masks will be required for all services regardless of vaccination status. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated***

rogerlglor.jpg“Col.” Roger L. Glor, 78 passed away on January 23, 2022 peacefully at The Charlotte House in North Java. He was born to the late Reuben and Freda Glor on May, 25, 1943. He is predeceased by his sisters Reva Glor and Joyce Bockovich, brother Marvin, and daughter Charlene Glor.

Roger is a graduate of Attica High School and Missouri Auction School.

Roger retired from the U.S. Army in 2003 as a SFC. He proudly served active duty, reserves and then became an Army reserve Recruiter, then onto become a recruiter for the Army Nurse Corp. Where he received numerous awards for his accomplishments. He received top recruiter many times. Earning the top award with his recruiter ring.

Roger’s real passion was auctioneering where everyone knew him as the “Colonel”. He auctioned in the area for over 40 years. He ran the Attica Auction Barn on Sundays for many years. He is also retired from the NYS DOCS.

Roger was an active member of the American Legion Harden-O’donell Post 734, Attica Lions Club and St. Paul’s United Church of Christ where he loved singing in the choir. Roger loved his cat Montana.

Surviving are his daughter Lee Ann Glor of Attica, sister Janet (Dick) Post of Lexington, MA, stepdaughter Lynn (Bill) Streichen of Strykersville, Montana the cat, and several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Friday, January 28, 2022 from 4 to 7pm at Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, NY 14011. He will be laid to rest with Military Honor’s on Monday, January 31, 2022, 11:00am at Pleasantview Cemetery in Dutch Flats (Exchange St. Rd. Attica).

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made in Roger’s name to the Charlotte House, PO Box 123, North Java, 14113 or the  Attica Fire Department, 11 Water St., Attica, NY 14011. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, NY 14011.

Dennis L. Groth, 84, of Corfu, New York passed away peacefully on January 21, 2022.  He was born on April 24, 1937 to the late Lyman and Helen (Barnes) Groth.  He is predeceased by the love of his life and wife of 61 years, Joyce (Skeet) Groth. 
Dennis was a member of the Corfu High School Class of 1955.  He was a member and Trustee of the Cornerstone Church of East Pembroke, and a lifetime member of the East Pembroke Fire Department.  Dennis served in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves for 21 years earning the rank of Chief Enginemate. 

After graduating from High School, Dennis was employed at the Genesee Co. Highway Department and Eaton, Yale and Towne in Batavia in the Engineering Department.  In the 1970’s, Dennis joined the family business of L.J. Groth & Sons.  He was also employed at the Pembroke Central School District.

He enjoyed traveling with his wife, taking care of his lawn, and spending his winters in Bradenton, FL where he loved to play cards and visit with friends.  Dennis also enjoyed his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, whom he loved dearly.

He is survived by two children, Gregory Groth and Joan (Matthew) Worth.  A brother Norman Groth and a sister-in-law Marilyn Percey.  Six grandchildren, Meghan (Chanel) Luck, Benjamin (Tammy) Groth, Adam (Rebecca) Worth, Kathryn Worth, Bailey Groth, Camryn Richardson, and four great-grandchildren, Luke and Natalie Worth, Callan Richardson, and Elena Groth, along with several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

There will be no prior calling hours, a memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 29 at 11:00 a.m. at the Cornerstone Church of East Pembroke, 2583 Main Road, E. Pembroke NY, with burial to follow at the Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Corfu, NY.  The family respectfully requests that anyone attending the Memorial Service to please wear a mask.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cornerstone Church of East Pembroke, P.O. Box 189, East Pembroke, NY 14056 or the East Pembroke Fire Dept. Rescue Squad, 8655 Barrett Drive, Batavia, NY 14020.
Arrangements were made by C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 East Main Street, Corfu, NY.

nicholaslvanson.jpgNicholas L. Van Son, 37 of Imperial Beach, CA, passed away on Wednesday, January 19, 2022. He was born February 8, 1984 in El Centro, CA to Leticia (Jerry) McGuire of CA and Timothy (Debbie) Van Son of SC.  

Nick, loved California, he loved the weather and animals. His daughter was everything to him.  

He is survived by his daughter, Abrielle Moon Trauscht of Attica, parents, brother, Matthew Van Son of Miami, sister, Heidi (Dave) Compton of Attica; Tanya Trauscht of Attica, along with several nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be announced.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, NY 14011.


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