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fugle1.jpgRussell Charles Fugle, 52, of Woodruff, South Carolina, originally from Attica passed away on Sunday November 29, 2015.  Russ was the son of George “Burt” and Virginia A. (Kriger) Fugle. 

Russell was a Turf Technician with Elite Turf, Inc. in Greer, SC owned by his brother Jeff Fugle.  He loved to deer hunt and go fishing.  While living in South Carolina for many years, he also helped many people work on and around their homes.

In addition to his parents, Russ is survived by his brother Jeff (Shirley) Fugle, a nephew Evan Fugle and his family and a niece Carissa Fugle all of Duncan, SC; a son, Josh Kelsey and his mother Belinda of Alexander and family members Rena and Gene DeMay of Batavia along with aunts, uncles and cousins who also survive.

Family and friends are invited to call on Friday December 18, 2015 from 6:00-8:00pm at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011. An 11:00AM Memorial Service will be held on Saturday December 19th at St. Maximillian Kolbe RC Parish 8656 Church St. East Pembroke, New York 14056 by Father Jim Fugle along with Rev. Cindy Beth Klopfer McCune.  Everyone is invited to attend the luncheon directly following the service at the adjoining banquet hall.

Memorials may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church 75 Main St. Attica or St. Maximillian Kolbe RC Parish P.O. Box 278 Corfu, NY 14036. 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 Street Attica, New York 14011.

cintorino_ralph-photo.jpgRalph S. Cintorino, 91 of Byron and formerly of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Friday (December 11, 2015) at Crossroads House.

He was born in Batavia, NY on December 2, 1924, son of the late Anthony and Antoinette Risso Cintorino.

Mr. Cintorino was employed by Doehler-Jarvis Co. in Batavia prior to his retirement. He was an Army Veteran of WWII and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He was also a Parishioner of Resurrection Parish.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Carmen Baglio Cintorino of Byron. Son and daughter in-law, John (Diane) Cintorino of Byron. Grandchildren, Melissa (Kurt) Wegener of Florida and Michael Cintorino of Batavia. Great-granddaughter, Kayla Wegener. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brothers, Andy, Joe, Pete, Nick, Benny and Sam Cintorino.

There will be no prior visitation. Family and friends are cordially invited to his Mass of Christian Burial,  Tuesday (Dec. 15th), 12:00pm noon at Resurrection Parish, 303 E. Main St., Batavia. Burial with full military honors will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads House, 11 Liberty St., Batavia, NY 14020.

Expressions of condolence 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 KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR.

 

 

Oakfield - James B. Cassiano, 94, of Oakfield, a manager at Pfaudler, Inc., in Rochester, prior to his retirement, died Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at Genesee County Nursing Home, in Batavia.

Mr. Cassiano was born April 2, 1921 in Vancouver, BC, the son of the late Ercole and Jennie (Taddei) Cassiano.

He was a member of St. Padre Pio Parish and Oakfield Rod and Gun Club.  He enjoyed hunting and loved to walk.  He was an accomplished accordion player and taught many students at Roxy's Music Store.  He was the leader of a local orchestra called the Casanovians.

He is survived by his wife, Rose (Bovenzi) Cassiano, whom he married April 7, 1945; 3 sons, Coley J. (Meta) Cassiano of Summerfield, NC, Guy A. (Deborah) Cassiano of Oakfield and John (Dana) Cassiano of Orchard Park; a son-in-law, Patrick F. Reilly of East Aurora; a brother: Quito (Geraldine) Cassiano of Oakfield; 2 sisters, Josephine (Frank) Mosco of Batavia and Nancy (Angelo) Steffenella of LeRoy; 9 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  

He was the father of the late Margaret Ann Reilly and brother of the late Nicholas (late wife Angeline) Cassano.

Mr. Cassiano’s Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 am Monday at Our Lady of Fatima Worship Site in Elba.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Genesee County Nursing Home, 278 Bank Street, Batavia, NY 14020 or to St. Padre Pio Parish, 56 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, NY 14020.  Private burial will be in St. Cecelia’s Cemetery in Oakfield.  Arrangements were completed by Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, NY 14125.  Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.burdettandsanford.com.

Byron - Randy L. Boyce, Sr., 58, of Byron, passed away on Monday, December 7, 2015 at United Memorial Medical Center, in Batavia.

Randy was born April 16, 1957 in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, a son of the late John Patchen and Mary Freeman Boyce.

A member of the Four Seasons Sportsman's Club in Elba, Randy loved spending time on his property on Pt. Peninsula, NY. He loved to fish, boat and hunt. A lover of animals, Randy will also be missed by his four legged companions, Frisco, Rascal and Sissy.

Randy lived life on his terms and lived each day to its' fullest. He will be remembered as the life of the party who loved telling jokes.

He is survived by his wife, Ellen L. Coveny Boyce, whom  he married May 16, 2009; his children, Randy L. (Jennifer) Boyce, Jr. of Alden and Joy Lynn Boyce of North Chili; four grandchildren, Mason Boyce, Perry Bethune, Jr., Dominic and Jonathon Bethune; brothers and sisters, Bill (Kay) Boyce of Massachusetts,  Carol (John) Dixon of Bradford, Pennsylvania, Peggy (Ronald) Porter of Clearfield, Pennsylvania, Kenneth (Pat) Boyce of Massachusetts, Robert (Margie) Boyce of Massachusetts, Marylou (Greg) Taylor of Byron and Rod (Bonnie) Boyce of Clearfield, Pennsylvania; three brothers-in-law, Douglas (Kathy) Coveny of Byron, Charles Coveny of Byron, and  Thomas (Marcey Crandall) Coveny of Batavia; his mother-in-law, Dorie Bater of Cape Vincent along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Randy is predeceased by his brothers, Donald and David Boyce and his nephew Carl Gilt, Jr.

Friends may call on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 51 South Lake Street, Bergen, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday.  In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in Randy's name to the Byron Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 210, Byron, New York 14422.Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Robert E. Doyle Jr. passed away peacefully at home in Knoxville, Tennessee on December 6, 2015. He was born December 21, 1929 in New York City. Robert was a devoted father, husband, and very successful Industrial Designer. He was a graduate of Pratt Institute in New York City, NY and remained as an active alumni throughout his professional career.
From the early 1950’s through the early 1960’s, he worked at International Harvester in Fort Wayne, IN and then Philco, Philadelphia, PA respectively.

In 1962, he worked at Sylvania in Batavia, NY as a designer and ultimately became the Head of Design of GTE Sylvania in Batavia from 1962 to 1981. Sylvania was purchased by Magnavox’s parent company, North American Phillips and moved its operations to Knoxville, Tennessee. Robert ultimately retired from Magnavox but remained active in the Industrial Design field right up unto the past year. One of his television designs of the late 1950’s, the Philco Predicta, is in the Smithsonian Institute’s Cooper Hewitt Museum.

Robert attended Saint Mary’s Catholic Church in Batavia, NY. Robert is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Georgia. Sister Sheila (Emil) Rohner of New Bern, NC, Sons, Joel (Paula) Doyle of Rochester, NY, Paul (Lee) Doyle of North Chili, NY, Mark (Suzanne) Doyle of Rutherfordton, NC, and grandchildren Sarah (Jim) Golden, Jordan Doyle, Matthew Doyle, Hannah Doyle, Katrina Doyle, Amanda Doyle and Audrey Doyle. He is predeceased by his son David (Annette) Doyle.

The family will have a Receiving of Friends at the Doyle residence. Friday December the 11th 12-2pm and 5-7pm. For more info email [email protected] Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel 6200-Kingston Pike, Knoxsville, TN is in charge of arrangements. Please visit the online guestbook at www.rosemortuary.com.

fonda1_0.jpgJudy Ann Fonda, 66, of Batavia passed away Saturday December 5, 2015 at her residence. She was born October 4, 1949 in Batavia, New York to Joseph Salvador of East Bethany and the late Florence (Sauter) Salvador.  

Judy watched hundreds of children including her grandchildren, and treated each child as if they were her own. She loved to collect bears and working outside in her flower gardens.

She is survived by her husband Donald J. Fonda Sr. of Batavia; sons Donald (Wendy) Fonda Jr. of Byron, Dwayne (Tina) Fonda of Batavia; daughter Julie Mullin of Batavia and grandchildren Donald (Amanda) Fonda III, Cameron Fonda, Katie Fonda, Dwayne Fonda Jr., Taler Fonda, Tate Fonda, Tieryn Fonda, Kailyn Mullin and David Mullin.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday December 9, 2015 from 4:00-7:00PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main St. Batavia, New York 14020.  An 11:00 AM Funeral Service will be held on Thursday December 10, 2015 at the Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest in Grand View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Genesee County Animal Shelter 3841 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020. 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, New York 14020.

Batavia - Kevin L. Squire, 58, of Batavia, died peacefully Sunday, (December 6, 2015) at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

Kevin was born February 25, 1957 in Batavia, a son of Vincent E. and Irma J. (Shuknecht) Squire of Batavia.

Kevin was a graduate of Elba Central School and worked alongside his father and brothers in the family construction business, V. Squire & Sons for over 40 years.  He was an avid golfer, loved to cook and was especially known for his homemade soups, and was a diehard SU fan.  He had an infectious laugh and treasured spending time with his family and friends.

Surviving along with his parents are his wife, Lori A. DiFilippo of Batavia; two sons, Brett L. (Emily) Squire of Chapel Hill, NC and Jeremy K. Squire of Tucson, AZ; a sister, Jeanne (Sam) Tambe of Oakfield; two brothers, Randall (Nancy) Squire of Batavia and Timothy (Cheryl) Squire of Bergen; a sister-in-law, Kim (Jim) Turman of Batavia; a brother-in-law, Richard DiFilippo of Batavia; his father-in-law, Carmen (Penny) DiFilippo; nephews, JV (Missy) Aquino and Taylor Squire; nieces, Stacy L. Squire, Jamie Turman and Jessica Turman; a grandniece, Ally Aquino; his beloved rescue dog, Khloe and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Kevin is predeceased by his brother, Larry V. Squire, nephew Zachary D. Squire and mother-in-law Maxine M. DiFilippo.  

Calling hours are Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.  Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday also at the funeral home.  Memorials may be made to the family or Volunteers For Animals, P.O. Box 1621, Batavia, NY 14020.

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

 

 

 

thompson_therese_-_photo.jpgTherese A. Thompson, 71 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Thursday (December 3, 2015) at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY.

She was born June 30, 1944 in Bellows Falls, VT, a daughter of the late Ernest and Dorothy Patch Frenette.

Therese was employed by Walmart in Batavia prior to her retirement. She enjoyed traveling to the casino, bingo, reading, vacationing to Vermont to visit family and friends and was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots. She was a member of Ascension Parish and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Survivors include her husband, Bernard J. Thompson of Batavia. Brother, Edward Frenette of St. Claire Shores, Michigan. Sister in-law, Virginia Frenette of Bellow Falls, Vermont. Nieces and nephews also survive.

She was the sister of the late Ernest Frenette Jr.

There will be no prior visitation. Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family.

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

 

 

Gail M. Rehac, 74 of Akron, NY, passed away peacefully on Saturday (December 5, 2015) at Roswell Park Cancer Institute after a brief illness.

She was born October 20, 1941 in Buffalo, NY, a daughter of the late John and Geraldine Murray Colleran.

Gail and her late husband, Rick, were the proprietors of Gail & Rick’s Tavern in Akron. She enjoyed bowling, playing bingo and was a longtime fan of the Buffalo Bills. Gail was also a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and will be deeply missed by her family and the Akron community.

She was the wife of the late Fredrick “Rick” Rehac, who passed away in 1993 and sister of the late Sherry Fish.

Survivors include her children, Richard (Brenda) Rehac of Alden, Dawn (George) Emerling of Clarence, Kevin Rehac of Jersey City, NJ and Shawn Rehac of Akron, OH. Grandchildren, Molly Rehac, Daniel Rehac, Dustin Emerling, Laura Emerling, Katie Emerling and Kelsey Emerling. Brother, Ronald (Jeanne) Colleran of Hamburg. Also survived by nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share their thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Tuesday (Dec. 8th) from 4-9pm at the J. LEONARD MCNADREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 John St., Akron, NY, where a funeral service will be Wednesday at 11:00am. She will be laid to rest next to her husband in Evergreen Lawn Cemetery in Akron.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Akron Fire Company or Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

Expressions of condolence 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.

 

 

orlando_john007.jpgBatavia - John A. Orlando, 82, of Batavia, a District Sales Manager at Gannett Rochester Newspapers in Rochester, died Saturday, December 5, 2015 at New York State Veteran's Home, in Batavia.

Mr. Orlando was born April 13, 1933 in Batavia, the son of the late John G. and Marie (Kissell) Orlando.

He served in Korea with the US Air Force from 1954 to 1958.  He was a member of St. Mary's Church where he had served on the Altar Society.  He played tuba in various bands around the county and enjoyed cars and watching airplanes.  He had volunteered at St. Mary's School and had worked in auto and insurance sales in the past.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn (Pratt) Orlando, whom he married August 11, 1962; 2 sons, Barry John (Ekaterina) Orlando of Painted Post and Robert Orlando of Caledonia; a daughter, Denise (Gary) Guiste of Chili, 5 grandchildren, Karissa Guiste, Steth Orlando, Devin Orlando, Nathan Orlando and  Austin Orlando; and several cousins.

Friends may call on Thursday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. H.E. Turner Funeral Home, 403 E. Main St., Batavia.   Mr. Orlando’s Mass of Christian burial will be at 12:00 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Church, 18 Ellicott St., Batavia.  Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Resurrection Parish, 303 East Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020. Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

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