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Batavia - Beatrice A. Hinton, 93, formerly of Maple Springs, NY, passed away peacefully on July 23, 2019 at LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home, after a lengthy illness.  Beattie, as she was known by all, was born in Jamestown, NY. 

She was predeceased by her husband, L. Dexter Hinton in 2008. 

She is survived by her loving family, daughter, Marcia H. (Robert) Noonan; son, David M.(Susan) Hinton; grandsons, Ryan C. Noonan, Kevin R. Noonan, Dr. Brendan P. Noonan, Mitchell D. Noonan, David Dexter Hinton and Andrew J. Hinton and great-grandchildren Madeleine Eily Hope Noonan and Jaxon Colin Noonan.

Beattie loved life, her family, and helping anyone in need.  She had a cheerful personality and a smile for all of those around her.  Beattie loved cooking, baking and entertaining, always including family, neighbors and friends.  She will be missed by all, and consistent with her deep Christian faith, her family is confident that she is in a better place.

Private services were held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in her name to the Sunshine Fund at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Facility, 10 Munson Street, LeRoy, New York 14482. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.

campo.jpgJacqueline W. Campo, 92 of Batavia, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 after a short battle with cancer. She was born March 6, 1927 in Batavia, to the late Charles (Susan Elliott) Wilkes. Mrs. Campo is preceded in death by her husband Samuel Campo, daughter Teresa Giesler, siblings David Wilkes and Jane Castronova.

Mom lived her life showing her family what it meant to love, what strength looked like, and exemplified never allowing yourself to stop learning/growing.  Mom provided us with home, our safe place, our sanctuary.  There was always a bed, a place at the table, a hot meal, coffee, cookies, and most importantly an ear to listen. 

She was fond of horses to the point where we all had riding lessons and eventually horses of our own, she raised and showed purebred Schipperkes, a small Belgian dog, with no small success in the dog show circuit.  She loved to bake and garden, she was dedicated to her job, she loved to walk and do crossword puzzles to keep her mind sharp, she was an avid reader and a good cook.

Mom, Grandma, Aunt Jackie, you will be dearly missed and we will be forever grateful that you made our world a much happier place because you existed.

She is survived by her loving daughters JoAnn (Philip) O’Geen of LeRoy; Deborah Smith of Batavia; Cathryn (Patrick) McCay of Pittsburgh, PA; son-in-law Mark Giesler of Batavia; 9 grandchildren Mark (Sarah) Tomaszewski, Donald O’Geen, Amy (Tony) Ilacqua, Jessica (Phillip) Farley, Chad (Jennifer) Giesler, Matthew (Amanda) Giesler, Sara Smith, Ryan and Charles McCay, 14 grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Sunday July 28, 2019 from 2 to 5 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020. An 11:00 AM Funeral Service will be held on Monday July 29, 2019 at the Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest in Grand View Cemetery, Batavia.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Smile Train (to help children with clefts) www.smiletrain.org. 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.

BECAUSE OF CROSSROADS GARAGE SALE THAT IS OCCURING TODAY, WE ENCOURAGE FAMILY AND FRIENDS WHO ARE ATTENDING CALLING HOURS TO EITHER PARK ON EAST MAIN STREET OR IN ST. JOSEPH'S PARKING LOT.

Batavia - John F. "Jack' Andrews, age 81, of Batavia, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at The Grand Rehabilitation And Nursing At Batavia.

Jack was born November 6, 1937, in Batavia, son of the late Victor T. and Marjorie Francis Andrews.

Jack is survived by his wife, Sharon Stephens Andrews whom he married on June 25, 1966; his daughter, Stacy (Aidan) Brewer of Ossining; his beloved grandchildren; Arina Brewer and Lonya Brewer; three sisters-in-law, Nancy Andrews of Buffalo, Sharon Andrews of Wallkill and Lynda Stephens of Buffalo; his cousin, Sharon Hensel of Buffalo and several nieces and nephews.

Jack is predeceased by his daughter, Carolann K. Andrews who passed away on June 28, 1998 and his brothers, Lee and Donald Andrews.

When Jack was 15 he was stricken with polio and was told he would never walk again. Because of his strength, determination, and fortitude he defied the odds and went on to graduate from Niagara University and became a well respected CPA in the area. 

He started out with the accounting firm of Arthur Andersen then joined Charles Mancuso & Sons in Batavia. Moving on, he then opened his own firm with Paul Tenney. He then partnered with Paul Battaglia and Tim Moag to form BAM, (Battaglia Andrews and Moag). Years later they merged with Freed Maxick, Sachs and Murphy, in Buffalo.

In addition to his work he was always ready to serve the community on many boards, including: The Saint Jerome Hospital Board, Eastern Health System, UMMC, Genesee County IDA, Genesee Community College Foundation, and was a longtime trustee of St. Joseph’s Church, Batavia.

The family wishes to thank the doctors, nurses and staff on the 2nd floor of UMMC and the ICU for the wonderful care they gave Jack. Also the wonderful staff at The Grand who administered to him in his final days.

Last but not least, we want to thank the staff of Johnny’s Angels for sending us the most compassionate girls to care for Jack during the past year. They became a big part of our family.

Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. on Friday at the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia. Jack's Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church, 303 East Main Street, Batavia. Entombment will follow in St. Joseph's Mausoleum. Flowers are gratefully declined.  Please consider memorials in Jack's name to St. Joseph's Regional School, 2 Summit Street, Batavia, New York 14020 or to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, New York 14021. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

 

 

BATAVIA - Judith E. Alwardt, 81, of Batavia, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at Strong Memorial Hospital, a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Judith was born October 22, 1937, in Batavia, a daughter of the late Stanley and Doris (Barnard) Davis.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Batavia, enjoyed playing cards, going to the Senior Center and the Genesee County Fair.  Judy loved to go out to eat and made it a goal to be the first person through the door of any new restaurant or store that openend in the area. 

She is the wife of Robert Alwardt, of Batavia.  The two were married August 1, 1981.

Surviving along with her husband are her children, Michael (Judy) Anderson of Stafford, Paula Helms of California, Wendy (Christopher) Hilbert of Bergen, Kristine (Kevin) Brinkman of South Dakota; step children, Kenneth Alwardt of Florida, Karen Warren of Batavia, Susan (Lowell) Farnsworth of Oakfield, Sharon Wall of Batavia; brothers, Jack (Stella) Davis of Virginia, Douglas (late Ida) Davis of Pavilion, Stephen (late Mary) Davis of Warsaw; a sister, Deborah (Harold) Seelman of Forest Point; sister-in-law, Susan Davis of Churchville; brother-in-law, George Squires of Byron.  11 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren also survive.

Judith was predeceased by a brother, David Davis.

Friends may call from 1:00 to 5:00 PM on Sunday at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street in Batavia.  A gravside service will be held on Monday at 10:30 AM in Stafford Rural Cemetery, 8971 Transit Road, Stafford with Rev. Dr. Roula Alkhouri officiating.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gollisano Children's Hospital, University of Rochester, Gift & Donor Records, PO Box 270032, Rochester, NY 14627 (https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/childrens-hospital.aspx); Genesee Cancer Assistance, 127 North Street, Batavia, NY 14020 (www.geneseecancerassistance.org/donate); or Genesee Co. Agricultural Society, PO Box 355, Batavia, NY 14021.
 
Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

gigi2.jpgMILDRED “LOIS” REINHARDT Age 76, of Corfu, died peacefully in her sleep Saturday March 2, 2019 at her home.

The Reinhardt family invites family and friends to attend a Celebration of Life at 4p.m. on Saturday July 27, 2019 at the family home/pond located at 8757 South Lake Road Corfu, New York 14036. Memorials in her memory can be made to the Pembroke Youth Association, PO Box 386 Corfu, NY 14036.

Words of comfort can be shared online at www.tomaszewskifh.com

THE FAMILY OF LOIS REINHARDT WAS CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.

Lockport - The Rev. Carole Grant-White, claimed the promises of Baptism on Sunday, July 21, 2019, at Brompton Heights of Williamsville.

Born Carole Lee Grant, September13, 1942 in Peabody, Mass., she was the daughter of Edna White and John Robert Grant. A "war widow", Edna married Joseph La Placa in 1944 and they built a home and business in Marilla, N.Y. where Carole's half-siblings, Peggy (Dave) Tim and Joseph Andrew (Donna) LaPlaca completed the family.

After graduating from Iroquois Central School in 1960, Carole married Alton Tabor White in 1962. He developed and held patents on several epoxy and urethane compounds, and while residing in New Hampshire the two started a synthetic resin company, Vista Ray, which they operated until shortly before his death in 1972.

Carole enjoyed three professions she joyfully and sometimes simultaneously pursued at once. A Licensed Practical Nurse she worked at Portsmouth, NH and Lockport, NY as well as serving as occasional nurse and chaplain in three hospices. In 1970 she received a BA from Roberts Wesleyan College and began teaching English and Drama at Wyoming Central School. Throughout her educational career this would lead to positions at three WNY BOCES. Along the way she acquired her MA degrees from SUNY Buffalo and Niagara University. More to her surprise than that of colleagues, she received another MA in Pastoral Arts from Christ the King Seminary and was ordained as an Episcopal/Anglican Priest in 1989.

She served in the Dioceses of Niagara and Moosonee, Ontario, enjoying a long and mutual ministry in the James' Bay areas with the First Nation Cree Communities. She also served a summer in the United Kingdom and several part-time and Interim Positions in the Dioceses of Western New York and Southwest Florida.

Besides siblings, colleagues from each vocation and other wonderful friends who enriched her life, she is survived by her nephews, Jeff (Suzette) Tim, Matthew (Regina) Tim; nieces, Stephanie LaPlaca and Jessica (Les) Charles; two great-nephews; Liam Charles and Dominic Tim and her fur baby, Kibbie.

Carole is predeceased by Zeus, her faithful cocker spaniel pastoral assistant who exercised his own "healing ministry".

Though there will be no calling hours, we pray your presence at a celebration of Carole's life and invite all to join in the Communion of All Saints at Holy Eucharist at Christ Episcopal Church, 7145 Fieldcrest Drive, Lockport, New York 14094 on Friday, July 26th at 11 a.m. Carole will be laid to rest in Maplewood Cemetery, Marilla. Please consider memorials to Niagara County SPCA, 2100 Lockport Road, Niagara Falls, New York 14034; Hospice Buffalo, 225 Como Park Boulevard, Cheektowaga, New York 14229; Christ Episcopal Church, 7145 Fieldcrest Drive, Lockport, New York 14094 or to St. James Episcopal Church, 405 East Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.


Arrangements were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.

m_camillo.jpegCAMILLO – MARY JOSEPHINE - (nee Ross) peacefully July 21, 2019 at Hospice Buffalo. Mary was born in Buffalo, NY on February 21, 1926 a daughter of the late Anthony and Dora (Pastore) Ross. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband late Anthony Camillo and brothers, Frank and Joe Ross.

Dearest mother of Anthony (Nina) of MI, Carol Camillo of W. Seneca and David (Rosett) Camillo of Elma; loving grandmother of Jeffrey (Tara) Camillo, Michael Camillo and Gaeton (Gabriela) Camillo; sister of Lucy Siracus of VA; sister-in-law of Rosemarie Ross of Buffalo along with several nieces and nephews.

Family present Tuesday July 23, 2019 from 4–8PM at the Hoy Funeral Home, 3855 Seneca St., West Seneca, NY, please assemble Wed. 11AM St. Katharine Drexel R.C. Church 135 N. Ogden St. Buffalo, NY for Mass of Christian Burial; entombment will be in St. Francis of Assisi Mausoleum at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorials to Hospice Buffalo 225 Como Park Blvd. Cheektowaga, NY 14227-1480.

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

THE FAMILY OF MARY JOSEPHINE CAMILLO IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.    
 

Batavia - Averyl H. Murphy, 87, of Batavia, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2019, at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Facility.

Averyl was born November 25, 1931, in Buffalo, a daughter of the late Frederick and Dorotha (Hancock) Saunders.

Averyl was devoted to her family.  She was an organist and pianist with a beautiful singing voice, who used her talents to serve the Lord.  Averyl enjoyed quilting, sewing, knitting, crocheting and folk art.

Survivors include her children, Jeffery (Cathy) Houseknecht of Darien Center, Syd (Vicki) Houseknecht of Albion, Greg (Valerie) Houseknecht of Oakfield and Nancy (Mahlon) Miller of Alexander; 9 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.                

Averyl is the wife of the late Robert W. Houseknecht and Francis James Murphy, mother of the late Rebecca Houseknecht and sister of the late Phillip Saunders and Clifford Saunders.

Calling hours are Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia, where services will be held at 4:00 p.m. also on Friday.  Averyl will be laid to rest in Elmwood Cemetery, Batavia.

Memorials in Averyl's memory may be made to the Salvation Army, 529 East Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020.

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

price_roaslie_-_photo.jpgOn Monday, July 22, 2019, Rosalie (DeMay) Price, passed away peacefully into eternal rest, with her beloved daughter, Lori DeFazio and devoted son in-law Jim Defazio at her side.

Rosalie was preceded in death by her husband, Frank of nearly 50 years. Surviving are 2 brothers, Eugene (Rena) DeMay of Batavia and Ronald (Ruby) DeMay of Greenville, TN and several nieces and nephews.

She was born July 28, 1926 in Sodus, NY, the daughter of Orrie and Esther DeMay. She enjoyed traveling, dinners out with friends, reading and watching her daughter paint.

A Memorial Service for Rosalie will be Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 10:00am at the J. LEONARD McANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 Bogue Ave., Batavia, NY.

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

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

LeRoy ~ Patricia A. (Driscoll) Kellogg, passed away Sunday afternoon (July 21, 2019) at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, surrounded by her loving family.

     She was born September 24, 1966 in Batavia a daughter of Catherine McGuire Driscoll and the late James F. Driscoll..

     Patty was a very loving daughter, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, who loved her family unconditionally.  She enjoyed listening to country music and spending time with her family.

     She is survived by her mother, Catherine McGuire Driscoll; her children, Gregory Kellogg, Nicholas Kellogg and Danielle Kellogg; grandson, Parker James Kellogg; her brothers, James (Judy) Driscoll and John (Kerry) Driscoll; a special, loving "sister", Kelly (Rick Jr.) Cooper, along with many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and dear friends.

     She was predeceased by her father, James F. Driscoll in 2017.

     Family and friends may call on Wednesday from 4 ~ 7 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc, 8700 Lake Road (Rt 19), LeRoy.  Her Rite of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Peter's Church, 44 Lake St., LeRoy, with interment to follow in St. Francis Cemetery.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to UR Medicine-Pluta Cancer Center, 125 Red Creek Dr, Rochester, NY 14623.

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

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