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Alexander - Harriet E. Miller, 98, of Alexander went to be with her Lord on November 27, 2015, at Crossroads House in Batavia. She was born February 21, 1917, in Alexander, a daughter of the late M. Merlyn and Grace (Hickox) Woodruff. 

After graduating from Alexander High School in 1933, she attended Geneseo Normal School from which she received a teaching degree in 1937. She began her career as a school teacher in a one-room schoolhouse in Alexander. Once the Alexander district was centralized she became its first 3rd-grade teacher. 

As a young child, she was a member of 4-H and then became a leader as an adult. She was a member of the North Alexander Grange and also served as an associate delegate of the Dairymen’s League Cooperative.  For 15 years, she was secretary of the Maple Hill Cemetery Association. As a lifelong member of North Darien Bible Church, she served as a Sunday School teacher, mission treasurer, and was a member of numerous pastoral search committees. 
Much of her time in recent years was spent gardening, reading, quilting, and cooking and baking in her kitchen. A major joy in her life was her family and following them across the country and around the world.

She was predeceased by her husband, Ray W. Miller, whom she married on August 2, 1941; her siblings - Marjorie Lawrence, Eleanor Klotzbach and Donald Woodruff. Harriet was a beloved mother and is survived by her children - Dorothy (late Scott) Acomb, Lucille (David) MacKenzie, Charles (Laurel) Miller, David (Anne) Miller, and James (Elisabeth) Miller, as well as Everel Mastin, a cousin, who became like a son to her. Her legacy includes 16 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 3 step-great-grandchildren.

Friends and family are invited to call on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, from 4-8 PM at North Darien Bible Church, 9762 Simonds Road, Corfu, New York 14036 where a celebration of her life will be held onWednesday, December 2, 2015, at 11 AM. Burial will be immediately following the service at Maple Hill Cemetery. Memorials in her name may be given to North Darien Bible Church, Maple Hill Cemetery Association, 2088 Richley Road, Corfu, New York 14036 or Crossroads House, 11 Liberty Street, Batavia, New York 14020.  Arrangements were made by C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc 4 East Main Street, Corfu.

STAFFORD/LE ROY – Mary (Leanen) Waterman, 86, of LeRoy, formerly of Stafford, died Thursday evening (November 26, 2015) at 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 six 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 and internment will be announced at a later date in the Spring of 2016. Memorials may be made to St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Stafford.

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

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

jazwiecki_angela_-_photo1.jpgAngela Jazwiecki, 24 of Rochester and formerly of Batavia, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday (November 28, 2015) at her residence.

She was born in Batavia, NY on April 19, 1991, a daughter of Lisa Burns of Batavia and James (Jennifer) Jazwiecki of Akron.

Angela was a 2009 graduate of Notre Dame High School where she played soccer and track. She was also a graduate of Monroe Community College. Angela was employed by Wegmans in Rochester as a Pharmacy Tech. She enjoyed playing the flute and had a love for cats.

She was a granddaughter to the late Robert Burns and Jerome Jazwiecki.

Surviving beside her parents are her brother, Robert Burns of Batavia. Sister, Emily Jazwiecki of Akron. Maternal grandmother, Muriel Burns of Batavia. Paternal grandmother, Jeanette Jazwiecki of Akron. Boy friend, Kyle Scalzo of Rochester and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Wednesday (Dec. 2nd) from 4-7pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday 11:00am at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, Church St, East Pembroke. Burial will be in St. Teresa’s Cemetery, Akron.

Memorial contributions may be made to Notre Dame High School, 73 Union St., Batavia, NY 14020 or Volunteers for Animals, P.O. Box 1621, Batavia, NY 14020.

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




Bergen - Laurie D. Stevenson, 51, of Bergen, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, (November 24, 2015) at her home, in Bergen.

Mrs. Stevenson was born August 29, 1964 in Newfane, a daughter of Luella (Hamilton) Milam of Corfu and the late Luther Milam.

Laurie was a very kind, caring person.  She loved animals, especially cats and dogs and attended City Church, in Batavia.  She greatly enjoyed baking and cooking; and had a dream of one day opening her own catering business. 

She is the wife of Ralph E. Stevenson, whom she married October 22, 2005.

Surviving along with her husband and mother are her children, Christopher (Alicia) Milam of Lancaster, and Sara (Darrin) Coates of Wellsville; grandchildren, Jack and Rose Marie Coates; brothers, Ronald Milam of OH, David (Sandy) Milam of VA, and Mark Milam of Corfu; a sister, Barbara Josey of Corfu.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

She is preceded in death by an infant sister.

Friends may call on Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 51 South Lake Street, Bergen, where Laurie’s funeral service will immediately follow calling at 7:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Volunteers For Animals, P.O. Box 1621, Batavia, NY 14021.

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

Oakfield - David Maragliano, age 71, of Oakfield, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at Buffalo General Hospital.

Mr. Maragliano was born on July 25, 1944, in Buffalo, a son of the late Angelo and Viola Schwartzmeyer Maragliano.

An avid hunter and fisherman, he owned and operated Maragliano Construction in Oakfield.

He is survived by his wife Carol Fischer Maragliano, whom he married on July 13, 1963; his children, William D. (Donna) Maragliano, Sr. of Basom and Laura Maragliano of Oakfield; three grandchildren, one great-granddaughter; his brother, Dennis Maragliano of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and nieces and nephews.

Friends may call on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, where his services will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in David’s name to your favorite charity. He will be laid to rest in Alabama Cemetery. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle, please visit www.burdettandsanford.com.

edna_cummings_photo.jpgEdna Mae Cummings, 92 of Wolcottsville NY, went home to be with her Lord on November 25, 2015 at the Brothers of Mercy Rehabilitation & Care Center/Hospice Buffalo.

She was born on April 19, 1923 in the town of Royalton, NY and was the youngest daughter of (10) to the late Rose (Handrich) & Rudolph Frisch of Wolcottsville, NY.

Edna was a homemaker, and later had a career in food processing with RJR Foods, Inc. in Lockport, NY until her retirement.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church at Hunts Corners.  

She was the wife of the late Leverne E. Cummings, who died February 8, 1996.

She is survived by one sister, Ruth Harold (97) of Medina, NY and 6 children, Dale (Rebecca) Cummings, Larry (Linda) Cummings, Clifford (Marilyn) Cummings, Jack (Roberta) Cummings, Gloria Cummings, and Claudia (Timothy) Hurne.   Edna was blessed with 18 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, and 8 great-great grandchildren.

Family and friends are cordially invited to call on the family Monday (November 30, 2015) from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 John St. Akron, NY.  A Celebration of Edna’s life will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday (December 1, 2015) at 10:30 am, with burial following at Pioneer Cemetery, on Hunts Corners Rd, Clarence.  

Donations may be made to Hospice Buffalo or the SPCA. Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.




outdoor_scene.jpgRobert J. Stegura Sr. 71, of Sheldon, a local mechanic, passed away on Wednesday November 25, 2015 at his home. He was born on June 6, 1944 in Buffalo to the late Charles and Emma (Schiffler) Stegura.  In addition to his parents, he is also predeceased by his brother Charles Stegura.

Robert was a beloved father and is survived by his children; Janice Marie (Sam) Zimblis, Robert (Michelle) Stegura Jr.; grandchildren Ken (Anne) Powers, Sara Powers and Sandra Powers; great grandchildren Kenny Powers and Mason Giles; Uncle Ed (Jean) Schiffler along with several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call on Monday November 30, 2015 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm at Marley Funeral Home, LLC 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011 where a Funeral Service will immediately follow at 1:00pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Sheldon Fire Department 996 Centerline Rd. Sheldon, NY 14145 or St. John Neumann Parish (St. Cecilia site) 991 Centerline Rd. Sheldon, NY 14145 . 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.

Randy Scott Schuld, 57, died November 5, 2015. He was born in North Tonawanda, NY and was employed as an audio engineer at National Audio in Baldwinsville for 3 years and most recently for I.A.T.S.E. Local 9 for the past 15 years. He was predeceased by his father, Ralph J. Schuld. Survived by his wife, Vincenza M. Marchese of Parish NY; his mother, Marilyn Scott-Schuld, -Britton of Attica, NY; his sisters, Diane (Robert) Franczak of Myrtle Beach, SC, Karen (Peter) Haen of Depew, NY and Wende (Dave) Reiner of Attica, NY. A Celebration of Randy's Life will be on Saturday, December 12 from 5 to 9 pm at the ONCENTER, Syracuse, NY meeting rooms 1, 2 and 3.  Donations in Randy’s name can be made to the Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network, www.donorrecovery.org, look for Financial Contributions.

146299ad23d4be6269062bc71267a54f.jpgRICHARD JOHN DOWNS

   Age 53, of Elba, died Monday November 23, 2015. He was born in Batavia on July 7, 1962, to Clarence (Vickie) Downs of Elba and the late Linda (Farren), also preceded in death by granddaughters, Destiny and Jasmine Lowe.

   Richie was a mechanic for many years, enjoyed working on cars, going to the races, watching NASCAR, loved his cat, "Growler" and most of all spending time with family and friends.

   Surviving along with his parents, sons, Richard (Abby) Lowe of Albion, Garrett Downs; daughter, Dina (Joe) Forone of Lyndonville; brothers, Carl J. Downs and James C. Downs both of Elba and his sister, Shawn (Daniel) Hargrave of Batavia; grandchildren, Richard Lowe, Jr., Baylee Mae Lowe, Ariana Bernal, Leo Poldo Bernal and Jayden Johnston; nieces/nephews, Krystle (Daniel) Robinson, Mikaela Frasier, Carl Amesbury, Triton Drock along with many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The family will be present from 6-8pm Friday November 27 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020 where a celebration of Richie's life will continue at the DIBBLE FAMILY & EVENT CENTER following visitation. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to the family.  



18_3.jpgBetty M. Bauer, 92, of Batavia passed away Sunday November 22, 2015 at Genesee County Nursing Home. She was born May 30, 1923 in Attica, New York to the late Harry (Esther Bey) Spring. She is preceded in death by her husband John Bauer, brother Earl Spring, sister Eleanor Beaver.

Mrs. Bauer worked as a Secretary at Attica Correctional Facility for many years and worked alongside her husband John on the family farm. She loved to bowl, golf and was an avid card player. Betty was a longtime member of Sts. Joachim and Anne Parish in Attica.

She is survived by her sister Barbara Spring of Batavia; sister-in-law Dorothy Keizer of Alexander; nieces and nephews Gary Caccamise, Marilyn (David) Grinnell, Jack (Carrie) Caccamise, Mary Ellen (Greg) Lewis, Kathy (Joe) Trigilio; great nieces and great nephews Chad (Wendy) Caccamise, Greg Grinnell, Melanie Grinnell, Rick Lewis, Ryan Lewis, Christian Caccamise, Aaron Caccamise, niece-in-law and friend Nancy Alfes, along with several great-great and great-great-great nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday December 2, 2015 from 2:00-4:00PM at GilmartinFuneral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main St. Batavia, New York 14020. Funeral Services will immediately follow calling hours at 4:00 PM on Wednesday at the Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest in St. Vincent’s Cemetery in Attica.

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, New York 14020.


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