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LeRoy ~ Ethel (Waterman) Cain, age 94, formerly of Fargo Road, Stafford, passed away Wednesday morning (March 26, 2014) at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home.

     Mrs. Cain was born February 26, 1920 in Stafford, a daughter of the late Morris and Bertha Hillabusch Waterman.

     She will be remembered as a true "Matriarch", with a very loving devotion to her family in her roles of mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She was a wonderful cook, who made sure her family and guests were well fed when they visited.

     She is survived by her husband, Edward T. Cain of LeRoy, her sons; Gary (Sue) Culbertson of Richfield Springs, NY and Gordy Culbertson of Stafford, grandchildren; Dawn Culbertson, Lisa Culbertson, Charles Culbertson, Rebecca Forbes, Erin (James) Hall and Christian (Amy) Culbertson, 9 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her siblings, Gordon Waterman and Florence Gillett.

     Friends of the family may call on Friday, April 4, from 5 ~ 8 P.M. at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt. 19), LeRoy.  Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 5, at 11:30 A.M. at Our Lady of Mercy Parish (St. Peter's Church), 44 Lake Street, LeRoy with interment to follow in Morganville Cemetery.

     Memorials may be made to the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home, Sunshine Fund, 10 Munson Street, LeRoy, NY 14482. 

      Your memories and condolences may be shared with Mrs. Cain's family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.  

Mary E. Rykert, 91 of Attica, passed away on Friday March 28, 2014 at Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw. She was born June 3, 1922 in Attica to the late John (Mary Shadbolt) Schiller. Mrs. Rykert was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Attica and American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She is preceded in death by her husband Alvaro Rykert; grandson Steven Walborn; brothers Eugene, Richard, Norman Schiller; sisters Arietta Trendel and Bertha Cook.

She is survived by her sons John (Vicky) of Attica; Pete Rykert of WV; daughters Jane (Steven) Azzaro of Schenectady; Pat (Steven) Walborn of FL; grandchildren Julie (Steele) Cook, Katie (Steven) Nannes, Amy Azzaro, Michael Azzaro, Cody Rykert; great-grandchildren Madison, Macy & Mitchell Cook, Jonathon Walborn along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. She will be laid to rest in Forrest Hill Cemetery, Attica.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Wyoming County SPCA 808 Creek Rd. Attica, NY 14011. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main St. Attica, New York 14011.

Elba - Mrs. Frances J. Kielbasa, 82, of Elba, passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Highland Hospital.

Mrs. Kielbasa was born September 21, 1931 in Alexander, a daughter of the late John and Caroline  Piasecki Idzik.

Predeceased by her husband, John N. Kielbasa in 1995; sisters, Stella Idzik and Genevieve Wilkosz; brothers, Frank Idzik and Stanley Piasecki.

Surviving are her children, Frank (Joy) Kielbasa of Elba, Donna (Edgar) Lougheed of Byron and Mark Kielbasa of Oakfield, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and Babci to more than we can count.

She woke to a good cup of coffee; rose to do a hard day’s work, sat for a cold drink (or two) at night then knelt before God to thank Him for all her blessings.

Friends may call on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Saint Padre Pio Parish, Our Lady of Fatima Worship Site, 65 South Main Street, Elba.  Burial will follow in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Elba.

Life is short; In Frances' memory, tell someone you love them, read to a child, hold someone's hand, hug a friend, plant a flower, cherish each day.

To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.




LeRoy ~ Jeanette R. Paladino, age 87, our loving mother and grandmother, passed away Sunday March 23, 2014 at the Hilton East Assisted Living Community surrounded by her loving family.

     Mrs. Paladino was born April 5, 1926 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Samuel and Margaret Fenello Severe.

     She is survived by her children, Tony (Marcia) of Fort Gratiot, MI, David (Jane Haggett) of Batavia, NY and Jean (Kevin) Halligan of Hilton, NY, 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.  She was predeceased by her husband, Salvatore (Sam), son, John, brother Tony Severe and sister, Mary Kearns.

     There are no prior calling hours.  Family and friends are invited to her Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Our Lady of Mercy Parish (St. Peter’s Church), 44 Lake Street, LeRoy.  Interment will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Batavia.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Crossroads House, 11 Liberty St., Batavia, N.Y. 14020

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

     Mrs. Paladino and her family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc.    585-768-2400

Antoinette “Nana” Fenello, 100, went home to Heaven on March 19, 2014. Antoinette was born October 3, 1913 in Calitri, Italy. In 1932 she immigrated to the United States with her husband Frank and settled in the town of Batavia. She was proud to become a U.S. citizen in 1944.

After the death of her husband in 1974, she relocated to Ventura CA where she joined her daughter Phyl and her family. She was known for her great work ethic and spent many hours crocheting beautiful tablecloths, doilies and blankets for all her family. She loved being around family, especially young children and everyone who met Nana loved her.

She was preceded in death by her husband Frank after 43 years of marriage and her sons Frank Jr. and Vito Fenello and her daughter Felomena Marshall.

She is survived by her daughter Lucille (the late Frank) Olivieri and son Pasquale (Patsy) Fenello of Batavia, daughter in law Helen Fenello of Alpharetta, Georgia. 10 Grandchildren Gino Olivieri, Frank Olivieri, Lisa Suozzi, Patricia Connelly, Linda Daniels, Robert Marshall, Mary Smith, Jeffrey Marshall, V.J. Fenello and Frank Fenello survive along with 17 great- grandchildren and 9 great-great-grandchildren.

Friends are invited to call from 9:30AM-10:30AM at the funeral home on Friday March 28, 2014 and a Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00AM at Ascension Parish, 15 Sumner Street, Batavia New York. She will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Batavia.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.  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.


Agatina G. Leto Simone, 93, formerly of Attica, died peacefully Sunday evening (March 23, 2014) at the Batavia Health Care Center.

She was born August 11, 1920 in Boomer, West Virginia, daughter of the late Giuseppe and Jennie Costrine Granato.

Agatina and her late husband were the proprietors of the former Valhalla Restaurant in Corfu, NY. She was an avid reader and enjoyed baking.

She was the wife of the late Vincenzo Leto. Mother of the late Tina Krajna and sister of the late Louise Pennella.

Survivors include her son, Joseph Leto of Florida. Grandchildren, Mark (Allison) Leto of Attica, Lisa Leto Bennis of Florida, James Krajna of Florida, Jerome (Theresa) Krajna of Buffalo and Alyssa Leto. Former daughter in-law, Carolyn Leto of Alexander. Also survived by eleven great-grandchildren.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Those desiring may make memorial donations to Stevens Memorial Community Library, 146 Main St., Attica, NY 14011.

Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.


Oakfield - Mary Elizabeth “Betsy” Lloyd left us to be with her parents, Joan and Ernest Lloyd and nephew, Alan Mosier on March 20, 2014.


A graduate of Akron Central School and SUNY Brockport, Betsy was a woman of many talents and interests which she lovingly shared.  She loved to cook (her cookie platters are legendary), enjoyed antiquing, and being Aunt B, but her biggest passion was digging in the dirt. An avid gardener, Betsy lived for summer when she could tend her gardens.  She extended the season by starting plants from seed (for everyone’s gardens) and accumulating a large assortment of house plants.


Betsy will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her husband, Michael Spadacino, sister Laurie (Daryl) Mosier, niece Patience (Joshua) Kinney, and nephew Aaron (Martha) Mosier. She is also survived by a brother, James Lloyd.


Friends are invited to join the family to celebrate Betsy’s life at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home 11 Maple Ave., Oakfield, NY.  Memorials may be made to the Oakfield Fire Department. P.O. Box 184, Oakfield, New York 14125

Anita B. Loveland, 68, of Batavia, passed away Thursday (March 20, 2014) with her loving family by her side.

Anita was born on November 22, 1945 in Essex, Vermont, a daughter of the late John and Anita (Larmee) King.

She was a retired Housekeeper for the New York State School for the Blind. Anita enjoyed many hobbies: candy making, baking, gardening, shopping and riding with her husband on motorcycle trips.  One of those trips was to Alaska in 2012. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren and many other “special” children and her dog, Anna. Anita was predeceased by her sister Betty (Elias) Gould, brother, John King, Jr. and a brother-in-law, James Pfalzer.

Anita leaves behind her husband of 48 years, Ronald L. Loveland of Batavia; her son, Ron (Darlene) Loveland of Middleport; her daughter, Lisa (Steve) Borkholder of Oakfield and two loving grandchildren, Emily and Jacob Borkholder. She is the sister of Theresa Pfalzer, Phyllis King, Sandra (James) Smith, Richard (Karen) King and sister-in-law, Mary King. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

There will be no prior visitation. A celebration of Anita’s life will be held April 5, 2014, from 3 to 6 p.m.  at the VFW, 1602 Edwards Street, Batavia, NY. A graveside service for the immediate family will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Anita’s name to The Hospice Foundation of WNY, Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd., PO Box 590 Buffalo, NY 14240-0590. Arrangements were made by C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc. 4 E. Main Street, Corfu, NY.

Richard M. "Papa" Lindsey, age 82, of Perry died Friday March 21, 2014 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. He was born in Trumansburg, New York on February 3, 1932 a son of the late Tracy and Frances Towner Lindsey. He is preceded in death by his wife Dee Lindsey who died in 1999 and a sister Joyce Stillwell.

He served with the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired from the Rochester Laborers Union in Rochester in 1987. He then worked as a crossing guard in Perry, worked for Meals on Wheels through Wyoming County Office of the Aging and was a greeter at Walmart. He was a member of the former Moose Club in Perry and a former member of the Perry VFW. He enjoyed country music, dancing, watching his favorite driver Mark Martin in NASCAR Racing, was an avid Buffalo Bills fan, and enjoyed his pets Dixie and Bob.

He is survived by a daughter: Lisa Sutton of Perry, 3 sisters: Gail (Peter) Zinkievich of Tennesee, Sharon Lindsey Demun of Perry, Andrea (James Peter) MacGonegal of Perry, 2 brothers: Garth (Kathleen) Lindsey of Castile, Theodore (Roseanne) Lindsey of Castile, 3 grandchildren: Nicole (Jason) Anderson of Castile, Kariann (Brandon) Hank of Perry, Richard (Shannon) Barnhardt of Perry, 5 great grandchildren: Deanna and Lindsey Anderson, Kendra Willard, and Jayda and Logan Hank, along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior visitation. Graveside Services with military honors will be held on Monday March 24th, 11:00am at Glenwood Cemetery in Perry.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation at diabetes.org/donate or to the Wilmont Cancer Center 601 Elmwood Ave. Rochester, New York 14642. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. 

ROBERT LEE TALLEY - Age 80, of Houghton, NY formerly of Marilla, died peacefully Friday morning March 21, 2014 at Absolut of Houghton Nursing Home. He was born November 25, 1933 in Eureka, Kansas to the late Kenneth and Adelaide (Welsh) Talley, also preceded in death by his beloved wife of 49 years, Ann (Wallace) Talley in 2006 and grandson, Justin Talley.

   Mr. Talley entered Officer Candidate School in 1956 for the United States Navy and resigned his commission as LT USN in 1961 and subsequently served as LT USNR until 1965. Bob began his professional career with Cornell Aeronautical Laboratories, spent a brief time with Pelorex Corp, moved on to Falcon Research & Development and then spent many years with Veritay Technology, Inc., retiring as Vice President and Principal Physicist. He enjoyed gardening, animals, had a passion for science namely Astronomy and was a musician at heart playing the trumpet and piano. A tremendously talented man, devoted husband, Bob cherished his family most especially his grandchildren.

   He is proudly survived by his 4 sons, Robert "Sean" (Mary) Talley of Atlanta, GA and their children, Jennifer (Andrew) Heymann, Meggan & Ryan Talley; Christopher W. (Michelle) Talley of Youngstown, NY and their children, Matthew (Kelsey) Talley, Christian & Kenneth Talley, Mary Alice (Andrew) Belden, Jacob & Leigh-Ann Wasneechak; James Q. Talley of Vermont and his children, Mark & Kristen Talley and their mother Ute; Timothy (Lynn) Talley of Attica, NY and their children, Lee (Olivia) Talley & Kelsey (Jose Mirabal) Talley.

   Family and friends may visit from 3-6 p.m. on Tuesday March 25, 2014 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where a Celebration of Robert's Life will begin at 6:00 p.m., concluding with Military Honors. Bob will be laid to rest 10:00 a.m. Wednesday March 26, alongside his wife in the Marilla Cemetery and memorial contributions can be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

         Please share your memories of Bob, with his family at www.tomaszewskifh.com and for more information call Michael at (585)343-7500. 





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