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Byron - Jean S. Ogley, 72 of Byron passed away on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia.

Mrs. Ogley was born Saturday, November 6th, 1948 in the Bronx,  a daughter of the late Charles Soltau and Dorothy Ellenbast Soltau.

Surviving are her husband of 47 years,Paul F. Ogley  of Byron; her children, Joshua (Sara) Ogley of Batavia, Meghan (Tim) Weible of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and Matthew (Jennifer) Ogley of Russell, Kentucky; nine grandchildren; her brother, Richard (Sheila) Soltau of Jacksonville, Florida along with nieces and nephews.

There are no prior visiting hours. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 101 John James Audubon Pkwy, Buffalo, New York14228.  Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.

Akron - Carrie Ann Wetzel Booth, age 52, passed away Thursday morning, October 7, 2021, at the Orchard Manor Nursing Home in Medina.

     She was born October 24, 1968 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Richard and Emma Legg Wetzel.

     Her exceptional memory and her sharp wit will be remembered by all.

     Carrie is survived by her sisters, Brenda Wetzel, Dora (David) Henry and Diana (Jim) Jakubonis; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, several cousins and special friend, Tom Nelson.

     In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Edward Gardner, her infant son and her feline companion, Pantera.

     Family and friends may call on Friday, October 15 from 5 ~ 7 PM at the Calvary Baptist Church, 3515 Galloway Road, Batavia, NY, where her Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 16 at 11:00 AM.  Interment will be private.

     In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to Volunteers For Animals, 3841 West Main Street Road, Batavia, NY 14020

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

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

Basom – Lillian B. “Lil” Weaver, age 99, of Alabama, NY, passed peacefully on October 7, 2021, surrounded by family.

Pre-deceased by her husband, Edward C. Weaver Sr.; and sons, Earl and Edward C. Jr. “Bud”; and son-in-law, John Jaszko.

Survived by sons, Lee (Marlene) Weaver, and Brian (Sherry) Weaver; daughters, Barbara Jaszko and Nancy Dunn; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Lillian was born May 16, 1922, in Rochester, NY, the daughter of Arthur Bell and Bertha Ann (Clarke) Henry. She had polio as a young child and grew up in the Great Depression. She married Edward C. Sr., on May 1, 1938, they welcomed 6 children and went on to have 103 descendants. Lillian was an avid bowler, participating on teams in many leagues over the years until the age of 84. Lil was always up for a card game and looked forward to playing cards with the family any chance she got. She would make pies for the extended families for holidays and canned many fruits and vegetables, she would zip right through peeling a batch of any fruit or vegetable.

Family will receive friends and family on Thursday, October 14, 2021, from 3-7 pm; Funeral services on Friday, October 15, 2021, at 11 am at Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Ave, Oakfield, NY 14125. Private burial for the family will take place immediately following. Lillian will be buried at the Alabama Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lillian’s memory may be made to Mercy EMS, 8050 Call Pkwy, Batavia, NY 14020, or to Alabama Fire Department, 2230 Judge Rd, Basom, NY 14013.

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

marymbryant.jpg Mary M. Healy (Glor) Bryant, 78 passed away peacefully on October 6, 2021 at East Side Nursing Home in Warsaw. She was born May 13, 1943 to the late Fred and Arlene Healy. She is preceded in death by Mary is preceded in death by her husband David Bryant, daughter Charlene Glor and brother Mike Healy.

Mary is a 1961 graduate of Attica Central School. She worked as an Assessor for Attica and the City of Batavia for many years before she became the head Assessor for the City of Tonawanda where she retired.

She enjoyed traveling to Las Vegas with her husband for the winter where she did her all-time favorite thing…gambling.

Mary is survived by her daughter Lee Ann Glor, sister Patty (Tom) Embt, brother Larry (Eileen) Healy, along with several nieces and nephews.

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

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Attica Fire and Rescue, 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.

marionbettywullich.jpgMarion E. “Betty” Wullich, 90, of Batavia passed away peacefully with her son by her side on October 7, 2021 . Mrs. Wullich was a resident of the New York State Veteran’s Home at Batavia the last several years.

Mrs. Wullich was born on July 1, 1931 in Wellsville, NY to William and Marion (Senft) Whelpley.  She graduated from Wellsville High School in Wellsville. On June 29, 1954 she married Roy J. Wullich who predeceased her in 2013.

Mrs. Wullich was a telephone operator for the New York Telephone Company.  In 1982 she started working for Oliver’s Candies in Batavia where she worked for over 25 years.

Mrs. Wullich is survived by her son, Roy II of Quinton, VA; and sisters Judy (Edward) Hickman and Joyce (Donald) Mason; along with several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her sister, Beverly (Ralph) Schnell and her brothers William and Robert Whelpley.

The family wishes to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to the skilled and compassionate staff of the NYS Veteran’s Home at Batavia.

As per her request there will be no visitation hours. Internment will be at St. Joseph’s Mausoleum in Batavia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Betty’s name to your favorite charity; or to the family and sent to Roy Wullich II, P.O. Box 719, Quinton, VA 23141, for distribution to her favorite organizations. 

Thoughts and condolences may be left online at www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are being completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

Batavia - Ivy Ann Taylor, 62 of Batavia passed away on Tuesday, (October 5, 2021) at her home in Batavia.

Ms. Taylor was born May 24, 1959 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Albert and Peggy Jean (Smith) Polk.

She was a life long member of the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Batavia. She had a beautiful singing voice and at one time was active in the church choir. Ivy enjoyed spending time with her grandson, traveling, and going to the casino.  She was a longtime nurse at the former Genesee County Home and worked as a poll worker in Genesee County.  

Ivy is survived by her sons, Roy Taylor of Batavia, Timothy Taylor of Rochester, and Derrek Taylor of LeRoy; her grandson, Perry Taylor of Rochester, a brother, Albert W. Polk of Batavia; sisters, Janet Dawson, Freda Polk, Wanda Polk, and Brenda Polk all of Batavia. Several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

She is preceded in death by a sister, Sylvia Polk-Burriss; and the father of her children, Roy Taylor.

Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, (October 12, 2021) from 11 to 12:00 noon at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 516 Ellicott Street in Batavia, where Ivy 's Funeral Service will immediately follow visitation at 12:00 noon. Burial will be in Grand View Cemetery in Batavia.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

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

LeRoy ~ Jefry M. Spence Jr., age 49, of North Street, passed Thursday morning (Oct. 7, 2021) at Strong Memorial Hospital.

     He was born December 8, 1971 in Johnson City, N.Y., a son of the late Jefry and Donna Solian Spence.

     Besides being a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle, Jefry loved life itself, his circle of friends and every child he knew.  He was known for his sense of humor and his affectionate bear hugs.  He enjoyed spending time with his family and going to the Outer Banks every year.  He was also a member of the LeRoy Moose #1132.

     He will be sadly missed by his devoted wife, Susan; his son, Robert (Jenn) Morehead; grandchildren, Danni and Taylor Morehead; brother, Edward (Wendy) Spence; sister, Jill (Jim Brough) Spence; brother-in-law, Jim (Robin) Ingalls; best friend, Rick Cooper; special nieces and nephews, Corey (Emily), Jamie (Jordan), Leslie, Katie, Alyssa and Eryn; dear companions, Buddy & Gracie, along with several great nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

     In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his mother-in-law, Grace Ingalls.

     Family and friends may call on Sunday, Oct. 10 from 12 - 2 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Rd. (Rt. 19), LeRoy, where a Sharing of Memories will be held from 2 - 3 PM.  A Celebration of Jefry's life will be held at 3:30 PM at the LeRoy Country Club following his services.  Interment in Machpelah Cemetery will be private.

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

freeman_terry_-_photo1.jpgTerry L. (Tanner) Freeman, 58, a lifelong resident of Batavia, NY, passed away peacefully at her Oak Ridge, TN home after a courageous five year battle with breast cancer.

Terry was born on June 14, 1963 in Batavia to Ethel Tanner of Batavia and the late Robert U. Tanner. 

Terry, affectionally known by her family as Ter Bear, dedicated her life to serving others. She stayed strong for the family during Mike’s two deployments and supported him in his multiple careers. After three decades raising her four children, caring for several nieces and nephews, and a grandson, Terry devoted her energy to helping Kohls customers have a great day.  She volunteered with Girl Scouts, dance, soccer, hockey, tennis, band, orchestra and numerous other activities. 

Terry loved to talk and brighten your day. She looked forward to annual family vacations to her “happy place” - Disney World, and sending Snapchat selfies to her family. 
Terry will be remembered by her family and friends for having an infectious positive attitude, which never wavered through her long battle with cancer.

Terry is the wife of Michael C. Freeman, whom she married on September 7, 1985. Surviving with her husband are her children, Christopher (Lacey) Freeman of Bowling Green, KY, Robert Freeman of Oak Ridge, TN, Aimee (Ryan Field) Freeman of Arlington, VA, Andrew Freeman of Oak Ridge, TN. Grandchildren, Liam and Christian.  She is survived by her beloved mother, Ethel Tanner of Batavia, and her dear siblings: Ginny Leanen (Ron Trumble) of LeRoy, Kimberly (Raymond) DiPasquale of Conesus, Kelly (Steven) Mountain of Batavia and Steven (Leslie) Tanner of Batavia, along with several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Tuesday (October 12th) from 5-8pm at the J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia. A funeral service will be held privately for the family. Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery.

Masks or facial coverings will be encouraged for those in attendance.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance in honor of Terry. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

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

 

 

stevens.jpg  Ronald E. Stevens, age 43, of Silver Lake, passed away Friday October 1, 2021 at Buffalo General Hospital in Buffalo. He was born in Buffalo, NY on August 22, 1978 a son of Ronald E. and Carol A. (Beals) Stevens Sr. of Silver Lake

Ron was a 1996 graduate of Perry Central School and ITT Tech in Getzville. He served proudly with the US Army as a specialist E-4 with the Task force for Odin. He worked for P.C.B Piezotronics in Depew where he was a calibration technician.
Ron attended St. Isidore’s Catholic Parish in Perry. He loved being outdoors and spending time with his family.

Along with his parents he is survived by his wife: Kassidy A. (Herniman) Stevens whom he married on August 29, 2009, children: Chloe L. Stevens and Deacon F. Stevens both at home, sister: Nicolas A. (Richard) Telesco of Germany, mother-in-law: Teresa (Sabin) Hoad of Prattsburg, sister-in-laws: Jolyn (Chris) Eaton of Bath, Kaela (Nick Adkins) Woeller of Batavia, brother-in-laws: Aaron Harman of Silver Lake, Sabin Hoad Jr. of Prattsburg, Joey (Christine) Hoad of Hammondsport, along with many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Services have been put on hold do to circumstances beyond our control. A future date and time will be announced.

(In lieu of flowers) Memorial contributions may be made to the family. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC, 98 North Main Street, Perry, New York 14530.

Frederick H. Dunham, 93, of Byron, passed away on October 4, 2021 at his home under the care of HomeCare and Hospice and his loving family.  His Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 23 at 11:00 a.m. at the Bergen United Methodist Church, 27 South Lake Ave., Bergen.  A reception will be held in the church fellowship hall after the service.  Frederick's full obituary will be published in the upcoming days and arrangements have been entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Bergen, (585) 494-1210.

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