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Churchville - Bruce I. Fuller, 75 of Churchville, passed away on Sunday, (January 17, 2021) at Elderwood at Amherst.

Mr. Fuller was born September 2, 1945 in Rochester,a son of the late Idelbert and Arietta (Wilson) Fuller.

Bruce worked for many years for the United States Post Office.

He is survived by nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. He will be buried in Creedside Cemetery in Churchville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Charity of the Donor's Choice.

Arrangements were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 51 S. Lake Ave. in Bergen, (585) 494-1210. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

edwardakirby.jpgEdward A. Kirby, 80, of Attica, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021, at Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY. He was born October 29, 1940, to the late Robert J. (Nora “Gladys” Kelly) Kirby. Edward was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary Ann Merle, daughter Jill Conley; his siblings, Mary (Paul) Janes, Irene (Michael) Eagan, Ada (Charles) Kennerson and brother-in-law Gary Merle.

Ed Graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1958. He worked at Citizens Bank in Attica for many years and was the president of Wyoming County Bankers Association. Ed went on to be a business manager at Attica Central for 14 years. He was a 52 year member of the Lion’s Club, serving as the President, Vice President and treasurer during his time. Ed was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching the Buffalo Bills and New York Yankees. He was a member of the Attica Golf Club. Ed loved attending his daughters and grandchildren’s sporting and school events. He was devoted to his family and always tried to be there for all of them.

Ed is survived by his daughters, Ann (Thomas) Tambe and Susan (Timothy) Spiotta; Siblings, Robert (Maureen) Kirby, Jr., Shirley (Thomas) Brei, son-in-law, Kevin (Denise Preston) Conley, brother-in-law Ronald (Mary) Merle, grandchildren, Haley (Ryan), Nicholas, Hunter, Lexie, Hayden and Stella, along with many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends are invited to call on Monday, January 25, 2021 from 4 to 7 PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC 135 Main Street Attica, NY 14011. There will be a private Mass of Christian Burial held for the family. He will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Manor House in Batavia and LeRoy Village Green Nursing home for the care and support that they showed Edward during his time there.

Please note the Funeral Home will be operating at 33% capacity per state guidelines. New York State requires those in attendance to adhere to the social distancing guidelines and face coverings are mandatory. You may be required to wait outside. Thank you for your cooperation.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance, 127 North St., Batavia, New York, 14020 or to Attica Lion’s Club, PO Box 6, Attica, NY 14011. 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.

Died 1/13/2021 at the age of 90. Predeceased by his parents Glenn and Catherine Boyer, wife Elizabeth T. Boyer and brother Charles Boyer.

Survived by his wife Grace Brew Boyer, son James (Roxanne) Boyer, daughters Susan Boyer-Reid (Richard) and Mary Kay Watkins (Mark). Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Richard was a Korean War Veteran who at 19 commanded a USAF site during the conflict. He later used those skills to become a telecommunication engineer.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, January 23 at 1pm at Mt. Rest Cemetery, 80 South Lake Street in Bergen.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Richards name 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 for Richard were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Bergen, (585) 494-1210.


Patricia A. Flaherty, Le Roy - Born May 23, 1931 in Batavia, NY to the late Vincent Ridd and Gertrude Maher. She was a loving mother and a great person who spread joy to everyone she met. She loved the outdoors and spent many hours in the Adirondacks. She was raised on the family farm and spent her whole life on Vallance Road, Leroy, NY. Patricia worked at Steel Chest, Jello and GE and was a member of St. Peter’s Church, LeRoy.

She is predeceased by her first husband, Roy Smith and second husband, Francis Flaherty, brother, Eugene Ridd, sister, Rosemary Liese, great-grandchild, Ashton Flaherty and very special friend Kathy Taylor.

Patricia is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Aleo, sons, Kevin (Roxanne) Flaherty, Bryan (Kim) Flaherty and companion of 30 years, Robert Schoenheit, grandchildren, Nichole Santos, Melinda Conway, Valerie Flaherty Shand, Russell Flaherty, Ryan Flaherty, Joe Gallucci, Anthony Gallucci, Jay Hodge, Jesse Hodge, 8 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A special thanks to all the neighbors and friends who helped out during her illness and the Village Green Staff who took care of her. A service and celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the LeRoy Village Green Sunshine Fund, 10 Munson Street, LeRoy, NY 14482. To share a memory or leave a condolence please visit leroyfuneralhome.com.


Gerald W. “Jerry” Schenck, 76, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021, at the New York State Veterans Home in Batavia, due to 
COVID-19.

Jerry was born in Batavia, August 14, 1944, a son of the late Warren and Jeanette Krauss Schenck. He was a proud veteran of the Army Corps of Engineers, earning the rank of E-5 and received many medals and honors. Jerry served in Vietnam for 1 year. He was the former owner of Three Buck’s Country Store in Darien, a Life member of the Alexander VFW Post #6239, Darien Volunteer Fire Department and President of Resident Council at the NYS Veterans Home.

Jerry is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Kathleen Schenck; loving son and daughter-in-law Jerid and Cathy Schenck; cherished grandsons, Justin and Cooper; sister-in-law Karol and brother Victor all of Darien. Several cousins and many friends also survive.

A SPECIAL THANK YOU to all of the staff at the NYS Veterans Home for their excellent care. 

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Loves leaves a memory no one can steal.”

As per his wishes, there will be no calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorials in Jerry’s name may be made to the NYS Veterans Home Residents Fund, 220 Richmond Ave., Batavia, NY 14020. Arrangements were made by C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., Corfu, NY.

pimm086.jpgBergen - Larry D. Pimm, 74 of Bergen, passed away on Saturday, (January 16, 2021) at home.

Mr.  Pimm was born August 31, 1946 in Rochester, a son of the late Donald and Leona (Bovee) Pimm.

Larry served his country honorably with the Navy. For over 30 years, he worked at Wegman's; as a meat manager for 20 years and then a cabinet maker for 10 years. He enjoyed playing cards.

Larry is the husband of Anita A. Pimm of Bergen. The two were married August 30, 2002.

Surviving along with his wife is his step-children, Juanita Couch of Holley, Andrew (Mary Jo) Jenks of Kendall, and Sondra (Aaron) Aman of Albion; special nieces, Tammy (Frank) Read of Avon, and Lauren (James) Hollingworth of Macedon. Several grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive.

He is the brother of the late Gregory Pimm and Ronald Pimm.

Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Those wishing may make memorial contributions to the Batavia VA Medical Center, 222 Richmond Avenue, Batavia, New York 14020, or to a charity of the donor's choice.

Arrangements were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home in Bergen. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

flowersunset.jpgJean C. Lyons, 93, of Attica, passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at East Side Nursing Home, Warsaw. She was born May 4, 1927, to the late Howard (Arlene) Lord. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Clifford E. Lyons.

Jean was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Attica. She enjoyed having talks on the phone with numerous friends and was an avid reader.

Jean is survived by her son Bryan (Patricia) Lyons, of Attica; three grandsons Gregory Lyons, Nicholas Lyons and Bradley Lyons; one great-granddaughter Addison Lyons.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 from 11am-1pm at Marley Funeral Home, LLC 135 Main Street Attica, NY 14011. She will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica.

Please note the Funeral Home will be operating at 33% capacity per state guidelines. New York State requires those in attendance to adhere to the social distancing guidelines and face coverings are mandatory. You may be required to wait outside. Thank you for your cooperation.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Attica Fire Department & Rescue Squad, 11 Water Street, Attica NY, 14011. 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.

deancwright.jpgDean C. Wright, 83, of Alexander, passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Unity Hospital in Rochester. He was born on December 4, 1937 to the late Clarence (Grace McWain) Wright.

Mr. Wright retired from Attica Correctional Facility after 31 years and was a hostage in the 1971 prison riot. Dean was a member of the Attica Rodeo Club for 60 years, he enjoyed showing horses and team roping. Mr. Wright was very well known for breaking and training horses. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, cowboy and equine chiropractor.

Mr. Wright is survived by his beloved wife Marilyn M. (Newton) Wright of Alexander, sons Scott (Sharae) of Sanger, TX, Rob (Jo) of Alexander, Alan (Amy) of Wyoming, Bruce (Christina) Wright of Alexander, siblings Leon (Barbara) of Alexander, Gene (Jean) Wright of TX, Rita Tuttle of TX, 7 grandchildren Bailie, Clint, Kelsey (Josh) Farnsworth, Jayna, Kali, David and Carson, goddaughter Rhoda, along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. Services will be held privately for the family. A Celebration of Dean’s Life will be held at a later date.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Attica Rodeo & Show Association, PO Box 58, Attica, NY 14011 or to Alexander Fire Department, PO Box 336, Alexander, NY 14005. 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.

case_robert_-_photo1.jpgRobert J. Case, 87 of Buffalo, NY, passed away Thursday (January 14, 2021) at the New York State Veterans Home.

Robert was a Veteran having proudly served in the Korean War. Robert loved the people at the NYS Veterans Home in Batavia, staff and residents alike. He loved socializing and telling stories to his friends and family.

He is predeceased by his loving wife, Jackie Lee Case who passed away in 2003.

Robert is survived by his son, John Case and grandchildren, Lydia Spencer and Ryan Spencer.

It was Robert’s wish to rest in the Western New York National Cemetery in Pembroke, NY. With the long-awaited opening of the cemetery, Robert’s wish will be fulfilled.

Funeral services for Robert J. Case will be held privately for his immediate family. 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.

 

 

Rochester, NY ~ Rosemary W. Caito, age 90, formerly of Batavia, died Friday (Jan. 15, 2021) at The Friendly Home in Rochester, NY.

     Rosemary was born in Buffalo, N.Y., a daughter of the late William H. Watkins and Marguerite Maxwell.  She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Samuel J. Caito in 2014.

     She is survived by six children; Paul J. Caito of Rochester, Mary Eileen Caito of Amherst, Karen M. Caito of Painted Post, Patrice Caito of Penfield, Michael D. (Donna) Caito of Penfield and Catherine M. Caito (Douglas Wigton) of Batavia; grandmother of Patrick Caito Stevens, Maxwell Stevens, Alyson Caito, Andrew Caito and Haley Caito.  Also survived by her brother, Paul (Joan) Watkins of Amherst and many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her brothers and sisters; J. William (Evalyn) Watkins, Jean (Teresa) Watkins, James (Mary) Watkins, Margaret Mary (Henry) Zugger, Joan (Frank) Gerace and Sr. Patricia Watkins, GNSH.

     Rosemary was a 1948 graduate of The Academy of the Sacred Heart, which at the time was under the auspices of the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart.  She was a long time member of St. Mary's Altar & Rosary Society and the St. Jerome Hospital Guild.  We celebrate her life as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.  She gave unselfishly to her family always placing their needs before her own.  Her deep Catholic faith was her life's guide.

     Due to Covid restrictions, a private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Resurrection Parish, St. Joseph's Church Site, Batavia.  Entombment in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Father Kelly Mausoleum.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart, 14500 Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19116 or Notre Dame High School.

     Your memories and condolences may be shared with the Caito family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.

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