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dclark.jpg  Dustin D. Clark, age 34, of Silver Springs, NY passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday December 14, 2022. He was born in Rochester, NY on February 17, 1988 a son to Kim A Clark of LeRoy and Cathy C. (Forrester) Caudill of Perry.

Dustin was a 2006 graduate of Perry High School. He was a mason for Baltz Concrete in Pavilion. He enjoyed playing disc golf, corn hole, bowling, riding his motorcycle and going on family vacations. His biggest joy was times spent with his fiancée Erica and their children Sutton and Miles and attending all of the family gatherings.

He is survived by parents Cathy C. (David) Caudill of Perry, Kim A. Clark of LeRoy, fiancée: Erica Granger of Silver Springs, children: Sutton and Miles Clark, Erica’s parents: David (Lisa) Granger of Silver Springs, maternal step grandmother: Pauline Forrester of Hume, Paternal grandparents Marge Clark of Gainesville, FL., and Daniel Clark of Venis Fl., sister: Tasha Clark of Chili, NY, half-sisters: Erica Clark of Warsaw, Tonya Schlenker of Bolivar and step-sister: Teresa Hoy of LeRoy, sister-in-law: Karen (Andrew) Inglis of Minoa, New York, nieces and nephews: Paige and Devin Inglis, Lilliana and JT Trzecieski and Tavis Lakin, along with many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He is preceded in death by maternal grandparents: Robert John and Jeanette (Klatt) Forrester.

Family and friends may call from 3-6pm on Monday December 19th, 2022 at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. in Perry where Services will follow at 6pm.

(In lieu of flowers) Memorial contributions may be directed to Lisa Granger P.O. Box 246 Silver Springs, NY 14550 to start up a trust fund for Dustin’s children. 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.

arlana.jpg  With loved ones by her side, Arlana Pathammavong, 39, of North Tonawanda, formerly of Batavia, passed away peacefully on December 13, 2022 at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital. She was born on September 8, 1983 in Batavia to the late Samlane Pathammavong and Diane (Wiedenhofer) Pathammavong of Brockport.

Not all of her loved ones were there to say goodbye, because one room, any room, could never hold the number of people who loved Arlana, much less all of the people who she shined her love upon during her time with us. Arlana, Lana, The Asian, Auntie Lana, The Ambassador of Happiness, A Fierce Warrior, A Legacy of Kindness, A Light, Sunshine… all of the nicknames which could be used to describe the living example of generosity, joy, kindness, positivity, light, caring, loyalty, and love - they all belong to her.  

Arlana was born to this world with a love to be shared. As she grew she learned to share her gift.  She left a lasting impression on everyone she crossed paths with.

Lana’s love left nothing unsaid. It needed no words - though words were often used. A handwritten note, soul-stirring text, a deep, soulful social-media post encouraging positivity and joy, a conversation over dinner (for which she often paid - much to the frustration of the guest), sharing her joy for simple pleasures such as fine wine, passionate food, sunsets, nature and moments… Arlana truly celebrated the beauty and preciousness of moments.

“I am on a journey to encourage people to be the best version of themselves possible,” - Arlana. The truth is, Lana, we all know that to be the best version of ourselves, we need to be more like you.  

In addition to her mother, Arlana is survived by her loving, devoted partner; Sarah Tsirtsakis and her 4 children who she loved and adored, as if they were her own; Niko, Alex, Kali and Mira; siblings Jason (Mary Ellen) Reardon of Batavia, Holley (John Giessler) Reardon of Batavia; Nong (Jason) Masters of AZ., Chanta (Florence) Sayphrarath of CA., and Joy (Frangelica) Sayphrarath, and their children, along with nieces and nephews James, Thomas, Sean, as well as her beloved dogs; Adelina and Kleo.

Family and friends are invited to call on Monday December 19, 2022 from 3:00-7:00PM at Northgate Free Methodist Church 8160 Bank St. Rd. Batavia, NY 14020. An 11:00AM Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday December 20th at the Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance 127 North St. in Batavia or the Northgate Free Methodist Church. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc.

Louise G. Post, 91, of Elba, passed away on Thursday, December 15, 2022.  She is now at peace with our Savior and free from the bondage of a long journey with Alzheimer’s disease.

Louise was born April 15, 1931 in Alexander, a daughter of the late Harold and Joy (Wight) Goodman.

Louise was a charter member of the Elba Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.  She was also a member of the Elba Presbyterian Church.  Louise loved her family, Christmas time, cooking, baking, reading and canning.  After her retirement from M & T Bank, she remained active in church, auxiliary and community activities while always being available for any and all of her family.

Surviving are her husband of 72 years, Kenneth Post; children, John (Cheryl Totten) Post, Daniel (Kim) Post, Marcia (Todd) White, Janet (Judd) Ewell and Laurie (Pete) Torpey; grandchildren, Jason (Stacy) Post, Kailynn (Kyle) Stacy, Jeffrey (Janette) Post, Joy (Rich) Brewer, Holly (Shawn) Stoneham, Megan (Will) Hoffman, Brad (Nicole) White, Elizabeth (Fred) Turner, Derek (Deanna) Torpey, Chelsey (James) Vacanti and Cody (Michayla) Torpey; eighteen great-grandchildren; a sister, Irene Johncox and several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her sisters, Lillian Bowen and Stella Peck; brother, Kenneth Goodman; sister-in-law, Nancy Horton and her daughter-in-law, MariJane Post.  

Calling hours are Tuesday, December 20 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street in Batavia, where Louise's funeral will be held on Wednesday, December 21 at 11:00 a.m.  She will be laid to rest in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Elba.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Elba Presbyterian Church, 23 North Main Street, Elba, NY 14058, Elba Fire Department, P.O. Box 58, Elba, NY 14058 or Homecare & Hospice, 29 Liberty Street, Suite 6, Batavia, NY 14020, www.homecare-hospice.org/donate/

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

burr_james_-_photo1.jpgJames A. Burr “Burr Dog”, 65 of LeRoy, passed away suddenly on Saturday (December 10, 2022) at his residence.

He was born January 18, 1957 in Batavia, a son of the late Albert and Phoebe Babbage Burr.

James was an avid Grateful Dead-Head and loved the outdoors. He was thought of as a great man and was known as a giver and not a taker.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Clark Burr, step-children, many friends and his beloved canine companion, Cody.

Family and friends may call on Friday (December 16th) from 4-6 pm at the J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia, NY.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, NY 14020. RONALD KNOIECZNY II, DIRECTOR.

hughes_judith_-_photo1.jpgJudith A. Hughes, 67 of Akron, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday (December 13, 2022) at her residence.

She was born September 10, 1955 in Buffalo, NY, a daughter of the late Leonard and Myra (Nichols) Blair.

Judy was born into her family as the fourth child and first daughter to her parents.  She was a warm and loving person. She loved her son, Tommy and grandson, Derek with her whole heart. She loved all her nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews. She always wanted to hear what was going on in their lives. Family was always very important to her. 

Judy loved having people around her and she would give you the shirt off her back, if you needed it, even if it was detrimental to herself. Judy would take anyone in if they needed a warm place to stay.

Judy’s professional career was spent caregiving to others. People were drawn to her because of her opened heart. She trusted people to a fault.  She was far from perfect.  It was hard not to love her if you knew her. Judy will be so very much missed by all who loved her.

She is survivd by a son, Thomas Scott Hughes (Michelle) of Akron. Grandson, Derek Raymond of Alden. Sisters, Sandra (Joseph) Lina of Florida and Brenda Blair (Timothy) of Akron. Sisters in-law, Trudy Blair of Clarence and Terry Blair of Corfu. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late Thomas, James and Gary Blair.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share Thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Monday (December 19th) from 2-4pm & 6-8pm at the J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 John St., Akron, where a funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 10:00am. She will be laid to rest in St. Johns Cemetery in Alden, NY.

Memorial contributions may be offered to Alzheimer's Association, Western New York Chapter, 6400 Sheridan Dr Suite 320, Buffalo, NY 14221. Espressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 JOHN ST., AKRON, NY 14001. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR.

 

 

Batavia - Kimball E. Strong, 65 of Batavia, passed away on Thursday, (December 1, 2022) at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia.

Mr. Strong was born June 11, 1957 in Alaska a son of the late Donald Strong and June Strong of Batavia.

There will be no visitation or services. Arrangements were entrusted to H.E. Turner & Co., Inc. in Batavia. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.


LeRoy- Jessie Ann Loomis Clark, 82, died peacefully on Wednesday, December 14th, surrounded by the love of her family.

The times spent with family were the most important times to her. She will be missed by family and friends and remembered for her quick wit, many talents, beautiful smile, and for remembering every occasion with a greeting card or note.

She was a talented gardener and created beautiful, themed gardens all around her home.  She demonstrated her creativity in cooking (bread/roll maker supreme), sewing, crafting, and quilting and giving those items as gifts to family and friends. She was an avid reader, crossword puzzle expert, and a formidable Scrabble player. She loved traveling and was always up for an adventure - near or far. 

Survived by her companion of more than 40 years, Steven H. Spencer; her children, Lorrie (Robert) Clark-Hannan of Falls Church, Virginia, Guy (Patricia) Clark of Pavilion and, Rhett (Lisa) Clark Caledonia. 

Grandchildren Calder Hannan, Emma Hannan (Aditya Rajput), Caylin (Steve) Depuy, Adam Clark, Connor (fiancée Becca Sarge) Clark, Danielle (John) Whiting, Quentin (Colleen) Clark, and Olivia (Dan) Otto and 6 great grandchildren.

Also surviving her: sister Alice Stefani, brother Larry (Donna) Loomis, sister-in-laws Martha Loomis, VIrginia Smith, Joan Clark, brothers-in-law, Bill (Peggy) Clark, Scott (Madeline) Clark, and Steve’s children, Steve D.(Sue) Spencer, Sue (Roger) Gray, and Robin Spencer, many nieces, nephews and dear friends. 
Predeceased by her parents, Gaspard and Celia Loomis, brothers, Harry and Allen Loomis. 

Donations may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance (www.geneseecancerassistance.org) 127 North St. Batavia, NY 14020 or charity of your choice. 
Friends may call  from 3:00-5:00 PM on Monday, December 19th, at Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 Main Street, Caledonia.   Immediately following, friends and family are invited to a celebration of Jessie’s life from 5:00-7:00 at Caledonia Country Club, 303 Park Place, Caledonia.

Per Jessie’s wishes, a private memorial service will be held at a later date.
To share a memory or leave a condolence please visit Alhartfuneralhome.com

kathryn_judge.jpgKathryn A. Judge, 71 of Attica, passed away December 13, 2022. She was born September 16, 1951 in Buffalo, to the late Leonard Darlack Sr. and Loraine Darlack. She is predeceased by her son David Judge Jr. and sister Debbie Vega.

She graduated from GCC. Afterwards she worked for McDonald’s Bus Service for many years. She was kind, had a great sense of humor and loved everybody.

Kathryn is survived by her sons Joseph, Kurt Judge both of Attica and Christopher (Heidi) Judge of Akron, daughter Angel (Chad) McDonough of Tenesee, brother Leonard Darlack Jr. of Buffalo, grandchildren Grace, Olivia, Ashleigh, Cheyenne, Savannah, Tiffany, Cassandra and Kaitlyn, along with several nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral services will be held privately.

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, New York 14011.

starowicz_lottie_-_photo1.jpgLottie Starowicz (Wilkosz) of Batavia, New York passed away with her family by her side on December 12, 2022 at the age of 89.  She was born in Batavia on July 27, 1933 to father Leon Wilkosz and mother Bertha Wilkosz (Wrobel).  She lived in the same house she was born in for almost her entire life. Lottie was married to her husband, Paul Starowicz, for 67 years.  They had a long and happy life together. Paul passed away on January 10, 2022.  

Lottie was the youngest of three brothers (Leo, Stephen, and Edward), and two sisters (Ann Adamczyk and Helen Balonek). Lottie worked at the Batavia Daily News, and then at Jackson Elementary School as a lunch and teacher’s aide for over 20 years.  Her former students approached her in town for years after her retirement because of her kind and caring ways. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and she appreciated the frequent and numerous visits with her several nieces and nephews. We will all cherish our memories of the fun times shared with Lottie and the way she made us all smile.

She is survived by children Gary (Deborah), James (Mary K), and Paul Jr. (Laura); grandchildren Sara (Brandon Doll), Becky, Kate, Lauren, Elizabeth, and Ryan; and great-grandchildren include Reece, Chloe, Thea, Reid, and Claire. 

Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Sunday December 18th from 2:00 to 6:00 pm at the J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Avenue in Batavia.  A prayer service will be held at the funeral home at 10:00 am on Monday December 19th, followed by an internment service at St. Joseph’s Cemetery Mausoleum on Ellicott St. in Batavia.  

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Crossroads Comfort Care House, 11 Liberty Street, Batavia, New York, 14020 or a charity of your choice. The family would like to thank the Crossroads House staff and volunteers, who provided Lottie with wonderful care during her final days.

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

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, NY 14020. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR.

 

 

parker.jpg  Hazel Luce Parker, at the age of 99, has passed peacefully during the evening of December 10, 2022, under her family’s care at the home of her daughter in Perry.

Hazel was born September 1, 1923, in Johnsonburg, Town of Orangeville, Wyoming County, the daughter of Vern and Dorothy Gerhardt Luce. She graduated from Attica High School in 1941, followed many of the women during the years of WWII into the work world by studying business at RBI in Rochester and working for Eastman Kodak until 1948…working by day and playing on their softball team by night. But it was square dancing, back in Wyoming County, that brought her and her future husband, Fletcher Parker (of Perry), together and they were married on her birthday in 1948. That launched her into her lifelong career as a dedicated homemaker, wife, and mother of seven children. Her dedication to the task was unmatched. During the nineteen-fifties, sixties, and seventies she was 24/7 a cook, seamstress, teacher, busing organizer, school and church activities promoter and supporter, etc. Hazel made sure the family was cared for, their responsibilities were taken care of, and the entire family was fully participating in school, church, and community activities. School sports and musical events attended must have numbered into the thousands as she and Fletcher watched their children and grandchildren all participate continually. Hazel embraced the role of getting seven children educated…from the earliest Sunday school and music lessons through all seven achieving at least a bachelor’s degree. She enjoyed the work…but it wasn’t all work. She enjoyed a game of Euchre with family and friends as often as possible…and for over 50 years she looked forward to her twice-a-month evenings with her eight Bridge playing friends.

Hazel is pre-deceased by her father in 1980 and mother in 1992, and her elder brother Frederick, and younger sisters Margaret Chamberlain and Zora Cox. She is also pre-deceased by daughter Lucinda A. Parker, in May of 2021 and an infant grandson, Andrew Spence Parker in 1974.

Her brother Ray Luce and sister Norma Luce survive as do her children Eric (Peggy) Parker of Perry; Laurie (Howard is deceased) Hartley of Spring, Texas; Kristin (Brian) Cox of Perry; Calvin Parker of Perry; Beth (Sarah Fogler) Parker of Guelph, Ontario, Canada; and Brian (Kathy) Parker of Wyoming, NY. Her seventeen grandchildren are Nathan (Tammy) Parker (Trumansburg), Erin (Frank Stewart) Parker (Bozeman, MT), Rachel (Thomas) Parker (Woodbridge, VA); Matthew Hartley, (Spring, TX), Margo Hartley; Timothy (Ashley) Cox (Daniel Island, SC), Meghan (William) Hayes (Churchville), Gregory (Vivian Lim) Cox (Singapore), Wesley (Becky) Cox (Scottsville), Eliza Cox; Leah (Hunter) Wooster, William Parker, Jan Lawrence Parker; Parker Fogler (Victoria, BC), Calvin Fogler (Santa Clara, CA); Haley (Tyler Eagleton) Parker (Boston, MA), and Abigail Parker. Seventeen great-grandchildren are Tess (Hunter Ford) Parker (Boise, ID), Annalee and Elias Parker (both Trumansburg); Lily, Lucas, and Jonah Parker (all Woodbridge); Annabelle Shutter-Hartley (Spring); Warren, Henry, and Abraham Cox (all Daniel Island); and Fletcher, Dorothy, Russell, and Peter Hayes (all Churchville); Dawn Cox (Singapore); Athalia and Everett Cox (both Scottsville).

Hazel taught service and lived service. She was very much self-sacrificing. She was a member of the Brick Presbyterian Church and served as a deacon starting in 1965. Her interest in her church and unmatched ability to cook and sew meant she was a critical behind-the-scenes master of making church dinners and craft bazaars successful. She learned her sewing skills at home from her mother, but her expectations of herself to be the best led to her winning a national sewing contest, with an automobile as the top prize, with a dress made for one of her children. Those skills also made Hazel an incredible resource for our local and Wyoming County 4-H programs. She led a 4-H club, the Peppy Perryettes, and dozens of children, for decades and served on the county advisory committees from the early 1960s until just a few years ago, nearly 60 years of dedication to that organization.

To celebrate a long life, purposefully lived, friends and neighbors may call during the hours of 4:00 to 7:00PM on Thursday, December 22, 2022 at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street, Perry, NY 14530. A Memorial Service and reception is being planned for 11:00AM, Friday, December 23, 2022 at the Brick Presbyterian Church in Perry.

Consider a memorial gift to the Brick Presbyterian Church, 6 Church Street, Perry, NY 14530, or to Wyoming County Cooperative Extension’s 4-H program. A gift in Hazel’s name may be made to a charity of your choice, as well. 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.

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