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tasha_2.jpg  Tasha L. Norton, 35, of Batavia passed away on October 9, 2019. She was born in Tacoma Washington June 22 1984 to her Mother Michelle and Father Jason Norton. predeceased Grandparents Pete and Patty Abate, Mike Kramer, Dave Norton, Geri Abate.

In addition to her parents, Tasha is survived by her Sister Camilla Norton; Grandma Mary & Grandpa Rick Woods, Grandma Anne Norton; uncle Ryan and Cousins Ryan JR Norton, Marissa Norton; Aunt Karen and Uncle Dutch Vanwyngaarden; Cousin Becky Uncle Tom & Aunt Sherrie; Cousin’s Willie and Nikkia, Bethanne and Tiffany Rethlake, many other Aunts Uncles and Cousins.

Tasha worked at Werner Enterprise driving throughout the entire United States till she became disabled in 2011. She had a Love for Video Games, Movies, Football and Many Discovery, History channel shows like cooking, hot rod, and chopper shows. Tasha had a passion for learning and spent much time on YouTube and google searching for knowledge. She loved her Dog Charlotte and Cat Shadow her companions. She suffered with debilitating migraines along with always feeling sick. She was in constant physical pain and in her words her body was “always fighting against her”, she suffered daily. She had over ten major surgeries which prolonged our time we had with her but in the end Her ongoing struggle to feel well and live had reached its peak. Through her many physical conditions Tasha was tired, and along with her mom asked the lord for mercy and to be healed. That night Tasha received her healing and is no longer suffering. Tasha you are Forever Loved, Forever missed, until we meet again. Enjoy being in the light, and we know you are with the Lord Jesus and our comfort is in knowing this. 

Calling hours will held on Friday November 8, 2019 from 5:00-7:00PM at the EverPresent Church 4 City Centre Batavia, New York 14020. A Service will immediately follow at the Church and refreshments will be served as well.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the EverPresent Church 4 City Centre in Batavia. For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

 

 

 

Rochester ~ Diane J. Makovitch, age 66, formerly of LeRoy, passed away on October 4, 2019.

     She was born August 29, 1953, a daughter of the late John and Johanna Stefani Sullivan.

     Diane is survived by her children, Jacob, Joshua and Sarah; and her siblings, Barbara Sullivan, Skip Sullivan and Kathy (Wayne) Smith.

     In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Theodore "Ted" Makovitch and her sister, Patricia Sullivan Smith.

     Family and friends may call on Friday, October 11 from 4 ~ 6 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road, LeRoy. 

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

Oakfield - Victor Thomas Serinis, 73, of Oakfield, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 7, 2019 in his home, surrounded by family.

Victor is survived by his beloved wife, Susan (Borgal) Serinis, his daughters  Elizabeth Serinis (Michael Moore, Jr.), Heather Serinis, Victoria Collier, and his grandchildren Serenity Fox, Veronica Fox, Matthew Dixon, Micah Collier, Marianna Collier, brothers Theodore Serinis and Michael (Karen) Serinis, and many nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his father and mother, Anthony and Antoinette (Dattilo) Serinis.

Victor was born on March 3, 1946 to Anthony and Antoinette. He served in the United States Navy as a combat photographer during the Vietnam War era. He was also a volunteer firefighter and EMT with the Oakfield Fire Department. He was a paramedic for Rural Metro Medical Services in Rochester, until he retired.

A celebration of life service will be held on Monday, October 14 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Padre Pio Parish, St. Cecilia's Site, 56 Maple Avenue, Oakfield.  Burial with military honors will be in St. Cecilia’s Cemetery, Oakfield, with a luncheon to follow at the fellowship hall at St. Cecilia’s Church in Oakfield.

Memorial contributions in Victor's memory may be made to St. Padre Pio Parish, 56 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, NY 14125.

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

Arrangements for Victor were entrusted to the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield, (585) 948-5325.

Robert E. Radley “Bob”, 88 of Batavia, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday (October 6, 2019) at Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo, NY.

He was born January 29, 1931 in Batavia, a son of the late Charles Radley and Carrie Radley Whitney.

radley_robert_-_photo.jpgBob graduated and was “The Mayor” of Batavia High School Class of 1949. He participated on the undefeated BHS basketball, football and baseball teams in 1947, which would eventually see him inducted into the Batavia Blue Devil Sports Hall of Fame in 2003. He signed a professional baseball contract after high school, starting with the Batavia Clippers in 1950 and played for 8 years in multiple cities ending at the AAA level in Columbus, OH for the Cleveland Indians. After baseball Bob had a long career as a carpenter, builder and construction manager through the Rochester Carpenters Union.

Faith and religion was a large part of his life, having been a member of St. Vincent DePaul Society, Holy Name Society of Ascension Parish, the recipient of the Lay Award of St. Joseph the Worker through the Diocese of Buffalo and being instrumental in the construction of the Notre Dame High School Grotto in 1997.

Bob was also a member of the Polish Falcons where he was the recipient of the Polish Falcons Club top service award the Gold Legion of Honor Medal. He provided countless hours of volunteer service for Sacred Heart Church, the VA Hospital and various community-wide projects.  He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, bowling and playing golf for many years, and was a big fan of his favorite team, the NY Yankees.

Survivors include his high school sweetheart and wife of 68 years, Jeanette (Kosciolek) Radley of Batavia. Children, Kathleen (James) Flynn of Evergreen, CO, Robert (Marion) Radley of Batavia, Susan (Thomas) Fiesthumel of Forest, VA and Daniel (Cheryl) Radley of Roswell, GA. Grandchildren, Robert Radley, Kelly Radley, Becky (Aaron) Patterson, Joseph (Andrea) Prinzi, Lindsay (Tristan) Michaleski, Lauren Fiesthumel (Ivan Dirkx), Alyse Fiesthumel (David Quarshie), Brooke Fiesthumel, Alexandra Radley and Ian Radley. Great –grandchildren, Lucas, Ella and Nolan Radley and Nolan Michaleski. Siblings, Rose Warner of Avon, NY, Mae Dusen of Batavia, Florence Taft of Batavia and Frances Lawrence of Batavia.

He was the brother of the late Angela Weber and Leonard “Bud” Radley.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Tuesday (October 15th) from 4-8pm at the J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia. His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday (October 16th), 10:00am at Ascension Parish, 19 Sumner St, Batavia. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be offered to the Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America (https://www.crohnscolitisfoundation.org). 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.

 

 

lippold.jpg  Patricia A. Lippold, 85, of Oakfield passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, October 6, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 17, 1934 in South Alabama, NY to the late Joseph and Alice (Ryan) Buckley. In addition to her parents, Patricia is predeceased by her sisters; Rita Feeney and Margaret Schum; brothers Paul, James and Robert Buckley.

Patricia was a secretary at United States Gypsum Co. in Oakfield. She loved playing golf with her husband. She enjoyed flowers and gardening, but more than anything spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her loving husband; Paul Lippold; children Kathleen (Calvin) Klippel of Batavia, Joanne (Scott) Kreher of Clarence, Brian (Wilma) Lippold of Hilton and John (France) Lippold of E. Bethany; sisters Mary Chase of PA., Josephine Lilga of Buffalo; 8 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday October 9, 2019 from 4:00-7:00PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. A 9:30AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday October 10th at Resurrection Parish 303 East Main in Batavia. Mrs. Lippold will be laid to rest in St. Vincent’s Cemetery in Attica.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital www.stjude.org or Shriners Hospital for Children www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org. For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

Joseph “Joe” Bailey, 38, of Lavergne, TN, passed away unexpectedly at Buffalo General Hospital on October 5, 2019. He was born on August 30, 1981 in Batavia, NY to Royal and Mary (Lavarnway) Bailey.

Joe was a graduate of Attica High School. He earned his degree in Auto and Diesel Mechanics in Tennessee, where he has resided for the last 16 years. Joe was one of a kind who was full of life and laughter. He was a family man who devoted all his time to his wife and children. He was an avid Buffalo Bills fan who always had to play “The Bills make me want to shout” after each win. He had a love of music, attending many concerts and festivals with his DFC Family (close friends). He was also known for his sweet dance moves. Joe was always positive, seeing the best in everyone and never worrying what anyone thought of him. He would give you the shirt off his back.

In addition to his parents, Joe is survived by his wife, Christine “Crissy”, his three wonderful children, Aydin, Kyler, and Zoey; his brothers, Daniel (Darlene) Bailey and Michael (Dawn) Bailey; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A visitation will be held from 11 am- 2 pm on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main St., Attica, NY 14011. A Funeral service will immediately follow at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, Joe’s family asks that you would consider a donation to the family for the children and expenses. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

 

page.jpg Ronald G. Page, 56, of Perry passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at his home. He was born in Warsaw, NY on July 5, 1963 a son to Richard F. and Jean M. (Martin) Page.

Ron was a 1981 graduate of Perry Central School. He had worked for Baltz Concrete in Pavilion, Pagen Farms in LeRoy and Sunny Knoll Farms in Perry. Ron was a member of the First Congregational Church in Perry Center, The Western New York Draft Horse Club and a former 4-H and FFA member. In 1993 Ron took part in the Country Reminisce Hitch (a six horse hitch ride from Maine to California). He enjoyed riding his four-wheeler, watching NASCAR races, going to area tractor pulls or just spending time with his family and friends. He had a big heart for animals especially for his two late dogs Sam and Rebel.

He is survived by his parents Dick and Jean Page of Leicester, siblings: Deborah (Clair) Beeman of Castile, Kenneth (Joanne) Page of Warsaw, Russell (Laura) Page of Leicester, step-children: Josh and Jerod Baltz of Pavilion, Jessica Bathrick of Henrietta, step grandchildren that called him “Papa Ron” Steven Tortorice of Nunda, Taylor and Cody Baltz, Jacob, Andrew and Cecelia Bathrick, nieces and nephews: Hollie (Christopher) Baldwin, Melanie (Nick) Walker, Amanda (Dan) Baroody, Adrian Beeman, Scott (Nils) Beeman, Brittany (Bill) Mogan, Brandon Page, Michael Page, Serena Silvernail, Tricia (Matthew) Gallo, Sarah Page and Christopher Page, several great nieces and nephews, 2 Aunts: Anna Page of Perry and Della Page of LeRoy, along with many cousins and friends.

Family and friends may call from 3-6pm on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. Funeral Services will follow at 6:00PM at the Funeral Home.  He will be laid to rest in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Perry Center, New York.

Memorial contributions can be made to the First Congregational Church P.O. Box 156 Perry, New York 14530. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street, Perry, New York 14530.

strzelecki_mary_jane_-_photo.jpgMary Jane Strzelecki, 88 of Batavia, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Friday (October 4, 2019) at Crossroads House.

She was born May 21, 1931, in Rochester, NY, a daughter of the late John and Helen Reid O’Brien.

Mary Jane was formerly employed by Lane Drugs in Batavia prior to her retirement. She had a huge heart which she gave to her community, especially volunteering at Crossroads House, the Batavia Visitors Booth, Red Cross and a 1st grade class at Oakfield Alabama School. She enjoyed traveling with her husband over the years, a total of 13 cruises to mention a few. Most of all she loved her family and will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Richard V. Strzelecki of Batavia. Daughter, Lisa (Bob) Cudney of Byron, Granddaughters, Lindsay Cudney of Stafford and Jamie Cudney of Greece. Great-granddaughter, Hadley Doyle. Brother, Pat (Norma) O’Brien of Syracuse and sister in-law, Shirl O’Brien of Rochester. Also survived by nieces and nephews.

She was the mother of the late Karen Strzelecki and sister of the late Jeremiah, Jack and Barry O’Brien.

Family and friends are invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Wednesday (October 9th) from 1-3pm at Resurrection Parish, 303, East Main Street, Batavia, where her Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 3pm. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be offered in her name to Crossroads House, 11 Liberty St., Batavia, NY 14020. 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.

 

ridley.jpgGARY P. “DOC” RIDLEY ~ of Batavia, age 83, died peacefully Tuesday evening October 1, 2019 at the Grand Rehabilitation & Nursing @ Batavia. He was born in Batavia, NY on April 2, 1936, to the late John W. and Lois J. (Haynes) Ridley also preceded in death by sons-in-law, Barry McKeown and Brian McDonald; grandson, Cale McKeown and siblings, David J. and Linda Ridley.

Mr. Ridley worked for over 40 years at Lapp Insulator in LeRoy, he was a member of the Pavilion Volunteer Fire Department, Life member of the NRA and an avid Buffalo Sabres and New York Yankees fan

He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Betty (Coniber) Ridley of Batavia; son, Gary (Patty) Ridley of OH; daughters, Wendy (Richard Sprague) Ridley-McDonald and Roberta McKeown both of Pavilion; 8 grandchildren, Gary P. Ridley III, Bobby G. Ridley, Marcy (Ryan) Morgan, Christine McDonald, Megan McDonald, Clay (Amy) McKeown, Kyle (Ashley Waite) McKeown, Karisa McKeown; great-grandchildren, Hope, Brock, Lennox & Patrick; special niece, Barbara Kostecke-Horton.

Gary’s family will be present from 2 – 5p.m. on Monday October 7, 2019 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where a Celebration of Life Service will immediately follow at 5p.m. He will be laid to rest in East Bethany Rural Cemetery and memorials in his memory can be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance, Inc. 127 N. Street Batavia, NY or Volunteers for Animals 3841 W. main St. Road Batavia, NY.

Please share your words of comfort with Gary’s family at www.tomaszewskifh.com or for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

THE FAMILY OF GARY P. “DOC” RIDLEY IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4210 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

mcclurg.jpg Carol A. McClurg, age 81, formerly of Perry and Ogden, NY passed away on Sunday September 29, 2019 at Unity Living Center in Rochester where she had been residing. Carol was born in Dedham, Mass on April 5, 1938 a daughter to the late Walter and Mary Ann (Haskell) MacRae.
Carol was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed sewing, yearly vacation trips to the Cape Cod and spending time with family and friends.

She was the office manager for J.N. White designs in Perry prior to her retirement.

She is survived by a daughter; Lisa (Joseph) Ferraro of Spenceport; son Shawn (Lori) McClurg of Elba; 3 siblings Norma (Mike) Comoletti Sandy (Adrian) Zaccaria and Walter (Virginia) MacRae all of Boston, Massbrother-in-law: John Frucci of Boston, Mass.; 3 grandchildren Aiden McClurg, Kayla (Anthony Dellanno) Butler and Audrey Butler; step-grandchildren Joey Ferraro and Krysta (Derrick) Cunningham, along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

Family and friends may call from 4-8 pm on Friday October 4th at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, NY 14530. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday October 5th at 11:00AM at the Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest in Glenwood Cemetery in Perry.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wyoming County SPCA 808 Creek Rd. Attica, New York 14011. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street, Perry, New York 14530.

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