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East Pembroke -- Carl William Richenberg, 86, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday (May 25th, 2016) at Strong Memorial Hospital.
He was born January 2, 1930 in Batavia, a son of the late Carl F. and Mary Helsdon Richenberg. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his son James Peter Richenberg and his brothers Robert and Arthur. 
After graduating from Corfu Central School, Carl served in the U.S. Army during the Korean war as a tank repairman. He was attached to the Minnesota National Guard 47th Viking division. After the service, he was employed as a service manager at a Ford dealership and retired from Kodak in 1992. After retirement he really enjoyed helping at DelMar farms.
Carl was a longtime member of the Cornerstone Church where he taught Sundayschool for many years. A loving family man, he enjoyed being with his children, excelled at fixing things and spent many hours passing those skills on. He also enjoyed gardening, hiking, bowling, basketball and playing the accordion and organ.
Survivors include: his wife of 65 years, Virginia Beattie Richenberg, of East Pembroke; a son Carl B. (Sandra), of East Pembroke; a daughter-in-law Angela (late James) Richenberg, of Depew; three grandchildren; Todd, Kari (Cody) Wilford, both of East Pembroke; and Joshua (Erica) Richenberg, of Depew; and one great grandson, Jamison, of East Pembroke. Also surviving are one brother David (Lorelei), of Corfu, and one sister Janet (Wendell) Connor, of Austin, Texas. Also two sisters-in-law, Ann Richenberg in Tennessee and Renee Richenberg in Oneida, NY, along with several nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at the Cornerstone Church in East Pembroke at 11 a.m. on Saturday June 18th. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cornerstone Church of East Pembroke 2583 Main Road, P.O. Box 189 East Pembroke, NY 14056. Arrangements were made by C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 E. Main St., Corfu.

Rodger L. Hay, 76, of Batavia, formally of Rochester passed away on Saturday May 21, 2016 at the Batavia Health Care Center.  He was born on October 19, 2016 in Jefferson County, Kentucky to the late Cecil and Josephine (Welch) Hay. 

There will be no prior calling hours. A 10:30AM Graveside Service will take place on Monday June 13, 2016 at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Ithaca, NY.

For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020.

langdon.jpg Sherrill T. “Pappy” Langdon, 87, of Batavia passed away on Wednesday June 8, 2016   at the Genesee County Nursing Home. He was born on April 16, 1929 in Middlebury, NY to the late Richard (Doris Wolcott) Langdon. He is preceded in death by his brothers Ellsworth, Alvin, Douglas, Hollis and Donald.   
Mr. Langdon worked for 34 years at New York Telephone and then Verizon in Batavia. He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers, an avid gardener and enjoyed woodworking.  
Mr. Langdon is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years Barbara (Nelson) Langdon of Batavia; daughter Susan Langdon of Lockport; son David (Peggy) Langdon of Fredericksburg, VA; sister Brenda Emens of Batavia; grandchildren Anne (Ryan) Thompson, Edward “Ted” (Courtney) Langdon; great-grandchildren Winnie and Fern Thompson, along with many nieces and nephews.
There will be no prior calling hours. Friends are invited to attend a Graveside Service 2:00 PM on Monday June 13, 2016 at West Middlebury Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the donor’s choice. For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020.

LeRoy/Stafford ~ Mary (Leanen) Waterman, 86, of LeRoy, formerly of Stafford, passed away on November 26, 2015 at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home.

     Mrs. Waterman was a lifetime resident of the Stafford area and was a beloved mother and grandmother. She was a farm homemaker, 4-H leader, and former employee of Genesee Memorial Hospital. She was a dedicated member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Stafford and the Stafford Historical Society.

     She is survived by her children, Roger Waterman of Tucson, Ariz., Jerold (Elizabeth) Waterman of Panama City, Fla., Sandra (Bruce) Lattimer of Spring Hill, Fla. and Jeffrey (Shelly) Waterman of Stafford; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

     She was predeceased by her husband, Robert E. Waterman, her parents, Frank and Amy (Pamphilon) Leanen, and her two brothers, Edward C. Leanen and Harry P. Leanen.

     A memorial service will be held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Stafford on Saturday, June 18 at 10:00 am, to be followed by a reception at the church hall.  A private interment will be held at the Stafford Cemetery.

     Memorials may be made to St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Stafford.

      Arrangements were entrusted to the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc. in LeRoy.

Batavia - Brian Paul Baumgarte, 39, of Batavia, died Sunday (June 5, 2016) at the United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia.

Brian was born November 12, 1976 in Poughkeepsie, a son of Dennis and Beverly (Kendall) Baumgarte of Batavia.

Brian enjoyed karaoke, gaming on his computer and spending time with his niece, Isabelle.  He was a school bus driver for Student Transport of America in Alexander and will be remembered as a teddy bear.

Surviving along with his parents are two brothers, Scott Baumgarte and Kevin (Jessica) Baumgarte, both of Batavia; one sister, Lisa (Larry Jr.) Wenner of Lovettsville, VA and his niece and nephews, Isabelle Baumgarte, Jacob Baumgarte, Trip Wenner and Chase Wenner.  

Calling hours and funeral services will be private and burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Batavia.  Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements were completed by the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia,(585) 343-8868.




pumapicture2.jpgOakfield - Lucy Puma, 95, of Oakfield, longtime employee of G.T.E. Sylvania in Batavia, passed away on Monday, June 6, 2016 at United Memorial Medical Center.

She was born July 27, 1920 in Batavia, the daughter of the late Sebastian and Mary LaBue Puma.

A lifelong member of St. Padre Pio Parish, Lucy enjoyed knitting, gardening and crocheting. She loved to watch television and her favorite show was Everybody Loves Raymond.

She is survived by her brothers, Charles Puma of Arizona and Joseph Puma of California; several nieces and nephews including Joseph (Geri) Puma of Byron, great nieces and nephews, Aimee(Jeff) Maurer of Bergen, Mark Puma of Brockport, Joel Puma of Batavia, and Jaime Ayala of Batavia and a lifelong friend, Marjorie Hedges of Oakfield.

Lucy was predeceased by her nephew Nicholas Puma and her brothers John and Anthony Puma.

Friends may call on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Padre Pio Parish, St. Cecilia's Worship Site, 56 Maple Avenue, Oakfield.  Entombment will follow in St. Joseph’s Mausoleum. Memorials in Lucy’s name may be made to St. Padre Pio Parish, 56 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, New York 14125. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle in Lucy’s memory, please visit www.burdettandsanford.com.

Buffalo -- Donna J. Edenholm, 60, of Buffalo, passed away unexpectedly Friday (June 3, 2016) at her home.
Donna was born August 26, 1955, in Springville, a daughter of the late Oliver and Ona (Schoembs) Becker. She was the granddaughter of the late Miles and Irene Schoembs.
Donna grew up in Alden and was a Girl Scout. She received a bachelor’s degree from Buffalo State College with a major in Business.
Donna was a loving mother, grandmother and devoted friend to many. She had a kind and generous nature and was willing to help anyone in need, always putting others' needs before her own. Donna had a huge heart. Donna was known to dress up as a clown for random occasions, Halloween, birthdays and picnics. She enjoyed gardening, especially yellow roses.
Donna is survived by her children, Jenn (Fred) Perry, of Batavia, and Sara Edenholm, of Rochester; her dog Max; her grandchildren, Braden and Lauren Perry; her siblings, Diane (Dave) Thomas, of Maryland, Ollie (Timi) Becker, of California, and her twin brother, Doug (Terri) Becker, of Alden. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Donna was a friend of Bill W. for 28 years. She is also survived by her grand-dogs, Daisy, Patches, Lil Lady, Joei and Dallas.
Friends may call Friday, June 10th from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 E. Main St., Corfu. Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m.

Basom - Charles E. Reno, 32, of Basom, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, (May 31, 2016) at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, in Amherst due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. 

Mr. Reno was born December 19, 1983 in Ogdensburg, a son of Ronnie and Martha (Newberry) Reno of Albion.

Chuck was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Albion.  He loved movies, Stephen King novels, painting, working in his yard, and tinkering around the house.  Most of all, he will be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother, and son.

He is survived by his wife, Anne-Marie (Weller) Reno.  The two were married July 3, 2006 in Ogdensburg.

Surviving along with his wife and parents are his children, Thomas and Rebecca Reno both of home; a brother, Raymond Reno of PA; sisters, Angel (Charles Sr.) Munoz of TX, Elizabeth (Jason) Lord of Darien, Lisa (Francisco) Duarte of Rochester, and Jennifer (Christopher) Hammons of Albion; nieces and nephews, Meagan, Marcus, and Charlie Munoz, Hayleigh and Connor Lord, Logan and Emma Dehn.

There will be no prior visitation.  Family and friends are invited to attend Chuck’s Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m., Saturday (June 11, 2016) at Victory Baptist Church, 3713 Clarendon Road, Albion.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Reno Family.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.  Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.burdettandsanford.com.


Bergen - Warren Joseph Hunt, Sr., 76, of Bergen, a cement truck driver for 35 years at Manitou Construction in Rochester, died Friday, June 3, 2016 at his home, in Bergen.

Mr. Hunt was born October 11, 1939 in Churchville, a son of the late George and Caroline (Pimm) Hunt.

He was a lifetime farmer and member of Teamsters Local 398 in Rochester, the Churchville Loyal Order of Moose and the Farm Bureau.  He was an avid hunter, loved country music, playing euchre, deserts and meeting friends for coffee.  He participated in church league softball and was known as "Slugger" to some.  He was on the Dolomite Bowling Team.

He is survived by his wife, Susan A. (McGee) Hunt, whom he married on October 6, 1962; 4 children, Nancy (Robert Havens) Hunt of Ontario, Warren (Lauren) Hunt, Jr. of Byron, Diane (Tom) Corcoran of Caledonia and Joanne (Tim) Horine of Pavilion;  5 grandchildren, Mathew Horine, Lindsay Horine, Hannah Hunt, Hailey Hunt and Heidi Hunt; 4 sisters, Harriett Esten of Oakfield, Carolyn (John) Langdon of Clifton, Caroline (Dave) Bierbrauer of Mumford and Lucille Smith of NC; a brother Fred (Cathy) Hunt of Churchville; several nieces and nephews. 

He was the brother of the late George Hunt, Irv Hunt and Doris (Jack) Rowlinson.  

Friends may call on Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. at H.E. Turner & Co., Inc., 51 S. Lake St., Bergen, where services will immediately follow at 6 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Of Orleans, Inc., P.O. Box 489, Albion, NY 14411.  Burial will be in Riga Cemetery in Churchville.  Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Patrick Joseph Pedro, age 57, of Cazenovia, NY, passed away on May 28, 2016, after a difficult battle with ALS.

Patrick was born in Pendleton, Ore., on Dec. 7, 1958, and grew up in Oakfield, NY, where he later became the 2008 Inductee in the Oakfield-Alabama High School Alumni Hall of Fame. He received his undergraduate degree from Bucknell University -- magna cum laude and a Law degree from University of Notre Dame and received awards at graduation for legal writing and appellant advocacy. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Patrick was an attorney employed by Bond, Schoeneck and King in Syracuse in 1984, became a partner in 1993 and practiced there his entire career until his retirement at the end of 2014. He practiced primarily in the areas of business law and health care law, and his clients ranged from start up companies to some of the most prominent individuals and businesses in central and northern New York State. At BS&K, he was deputy Dept. chair of the Business Law Dept., chair of the Health Law Practice Group and the Firm's Marketing Partner. Patrick was a graduate of Leadership Greater Syracuse, and a recipient of the 40 under 40 Award in its inaugural year to name just a couple of his recognitions in his professional life.

Patrick enjoyed his family life in the Fayetteville and Manlius area, where he was a member of the FM Education Foundation, worshipped and served at Immaculate Conception Church in Fayetteville.

He was a proponent and patron of the arts. Whether as a performer, board member or audience member the arts were a very important part of Patrick's personal and community life. He served more than 20 years on the Board of the Syracuse Opera Company, some of that time as its president and served as a trustee and president of the Everson Museum of Art. Patrick loved performing as well, participating in numerous shows with the Central New York Community Theatre, including the Shakespeare Festival, Appleseed Productions and The Talent Co.

Every relationship was approached with love and respect, always making others' days and lives better. He not only cherished life but truly cherished his role in the lives of everyone around him.

He is survived by his wife of over 30 years, Julie; and daughters, Melissa and Maria; son-in-law, Jordan Levin; his mother, Margaret Pedro; brothers, Michael, Jeffrey and Andrew Pedro; and sister, Catherine Garrison; and nine nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Joseph Pedro.

Burial was in Fayetteville Cemetery. 

If people would like to give to a cause special to Patrick, contributions to the following organizations would be greatly appreciated. The ALS Association, 890 7th North St. #108, Liverpool NY 13088.- www.alsa.org, or to Immaculate Conception Church, 400 Salt Springs Road, Fayetteville, NY 13066-icfayetteville.org

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Published in Syracuse Post Standard from May 29 to May 31, 2016.


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