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Obituaries

Posted September 25 2017
Edward John Matthews

Edward Matthews

Ed Matthews was called to eternal rest on Sept. 15, 2017. Born on Sept. 23, 1936, his life was a celebration of family, friends, and service to others.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Beverly (Joint); children, Gail (Mark) Tylec, Jay (Maria) Matthews, Kay (Floyd) Harvey, and LouAnn (John) Lindemann; 10 grandchildren, Sara (Andrew) Tierney, Timothy Tylec, Jacob Tylec, Brielle, Tegan, Justin and Erik Matthews, Jessica Harvey, Emily and Thomas Lindemann; three great-grandchildren, Jack, Max and Ben; brother, Raymond (Mary) Matthews; sisters, Helen (Robert) Abbott, Marjorie (Edward) Damaske, Grace (Charles) Carmel, Beverly (Charles) McGory, Marion Matthews, Janet Wemett, and Lorraine (Carl) Beach; sister-in-law, Pauline Matthews; brother-in-law, Larry Levitt; very close cousins, George (Barbara) Snyder and Larry Matthews; and many nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his brothers, Bernard, Charles (Linda), and Norman; and his sisters, Joan (Robert) Mader and Ola E. “Betty” Levitt.

Ed was born in Victor, N.Y. to Charles and Ola Matthews of Valentown Road. He was a longtime resident of Medina prior to moving to Honeoye, N.Y. in 2009. He drove a delivery truck for UAP after retiring from Eastman Kodak Company. He loved traveling to support his grandchildren in their many activities. Friends may recall Ed wearing a straw hat while tending his garden, waving at a passerby while riding his bike, or participating in the Ionia tractor parade with “Uncle Dick’s” Taylor Road Museum. Aside from work and hobbies, he loved to serve the Lord as an elder at Trinity Lutheran Church in Medina and St. Mark Lutheran Church in Mendon, N.Y. He was a frequent blood and apheresis donor at American Red Cross. His life centered around his family, friends and neighbors.

Calling hours were held at Merton H. Kays Funeral Home, Inc., 59 Monroe St., Honeoye Falls, on Wed., Sept. 20 from 3 to 7 p.m. A funeral service was held at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Mendon, N.Y. at 11 a.m. on Thu., Sept. 21.

In lieu of flowers, please honor Ed with donations to Red Cross Disaster Relief efforts, Trinity Lutheran Church or St. Mark Lutheran Church.


 

Posted September 25 2017
Ruby Ann Williams

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Ruby Ann Williams, infant daughter of Christopher and April Williams of North Wales, Pa., born Aug. 23, 2016, went home with Jesus on Sept. 21, 2017. Ruby was the love and light of her entire family. She will be sadly missed, especially by her older brother, Kingston, and her very extensive family of grandparents, great-grandparents, aunts and uncles, great-aunts and great-uncles, and cousins from the local area to across the country.

A private service was held at the convenience of the family. The family requests prayers for comfort, strength and healing in lieu of flowers or donations.


 

Posted September 25 2017
June M. Rooney

June Rooney

June M. Rooney, of Holley, died peacefully on Sept. 24, 2017 at the young age of 84. She was born June 30, 1933 in Massena, N.Y. to the late Alfred and Irene (White) Campbell.

June loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, as well as gardening, playing the piano, shopping, and yard sales. She held many jobs but often talked about all the years she worked at Delco in Rochester. June was no stranger to hard work, as she was brought up on a dairy farm owned by her parents. June is now in Heaven with God and surrounded by family.

June was predeceased by her loving husband (her “Hunk”), John Rooney; children, Austin White, Joseph Zajaczkowski, Diane, and John’s son, John Rooney Jr.

She is survived by her daughters, Melody Zajaczkowski, Kathleen (James) Clark, and Mary Ann Hofstra; her husband’s children, James Rooney, Mathew Rooney, Lori Rooney and Donna Bruining; her siblings, Gerald, Frank (Evelyn), Arlene (Lewis) Bowen, Arden (Tina), Marie Elphick, John (Kathy), and Bill (Kathy); as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends at Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 16650 State Route 31, Holley, on Thu., Sept. 28 from 4 to 7 p.m. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Fri., Sept. 29 at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Holley at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Brockport.

Memorial contributions in June’s name may be made to Hamlin VFW Post 6703, 1739 Lake Road, Hamlin NY 14464; or to the church.

To share a special memory of June, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.


 

Posted September 24 2017
Mary Martha Collins Boice

LYONS – Mary Martha Collins Boice, 93, died peacefully holding her loving husband’s hand surrounded by her family on September 16, 2017 in Lyons, New York. Mary was born on December 18, 1923 in Watertown, New York to Martha Mills and James Collins

On August 17, 1947, Mary married Leland J. Boice and together they raised eight children.

Mary was devoted to her husband of 71 years, who survives. She is also survived by her children, John (Sylvia), David (Kathleen), L. Jeffrey, Jane Cardullias, Martha (John) Lyons, Rebecca (Dennis) Kaniecki, Alvin (Colleen), Leland (Kendra) and Noriko Takaguchi. Nineteen grandchildren were blessed to know her and she is equally adored as “GG” by her ten great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her brothers James and David.

Mary’s life was defined by her love for her family and her commitment to service to others.

She was a graduate of Kingston (NY) High School and Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. She served as a cadet nurse in the US Navy and continued her nursing career in Ithaca and Lyons.

Mary left an impressive legacy of public service. She was the first woman elected as a trustee of the Village of Lyons in 1977. She was also the first woman to serve as Fire Commissioner. The Chamber of Commerce named her Citizen of the Year in 1979. Her contributions to her community included volunteering for Meals on Wheels, St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, The Lyons Heritage Society, Girl Scouts and the Lyons Public Library.

Mary was an avid golfer, a talented ice skater and a great swimmer. She loved to play Bridge and read books, and enjoyed wildflowers and birds.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, September 29, at the Boeheim-Pusateri Funeral Home, 77 William Street, Lyons, New York 14489. Mary’s life will be celebrated at a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am on Saturday, September 30 at St. Michael’s Church, 3 Holley Street, Lyons, New York 14489. Burial will follow at the Lyons Rural Cemetery.

Memorials in Mary’s name can be made to St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 43 West Dezeng Street, Clyde, New York 14433 or Wayne County Meals on Wheels, “Home Meal Service, Inc.”, 1519 Nye Road, Suite #400, Lyons, New York 14489.


 

Posted September 22 2017
Antoinette G. (Fears) Broach

Ann Broach

Ann G. (Fears) Broach, 27, of Holley, died unexpectedly on Sept. 21, 2017. She was born Sept. 7, 1990 in Brockport, a daughter of Thomas and Amy (Carino) Fears, and lived in this area most of her life.

Ann was a 2008 graduate of Holley High School.

In addition to her parents, Ann is survived by her children, Mark, Landon and Sophia; her husband, Jacob; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Heidi and Jim Ferraro; her brothers, Christian (Kristin) Fears of Lima, and David Fears of Lima; paternal grandmother, Geneva Fears; uncle, John Fears of Virginia; aunt, Marion (Gaspere) Missari of North Carolina; niece, Jayda; and nephew, Brayden.

The family will receive friends on Tue., Sept. 26 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 16650 State Route 31, Holley. Prayers will be said at the funeral home on Wed., Sept. 27 at 10:30 a.m., followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church, Holley. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Church, 11 S. Main St., Holley NY 14470. To share a special memory of Ann, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.


 

Posted September 22 2017
Suzanne E. Robinson

Suzanne Robinson

Suzanne E. “Sue” Robinson, 81, of Medina, passed away on Wed., Sept. 20, 2017 at The Villages of Orleans.

Born on Oct. 22, 1935 in Medina, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Beatrice (Hood) Dunham.

Sue graduated from Medina High School in 1953 and from State University of New York at Geneseo in 1957, receiving her degree in library sciences; she graduated as valedictorian, class president and homecoming queen. On Aug. 9, 1958, she married the late James D. Robinson, and together they raised three children. Sue taught in Albion Elementary School and later worked in Lyndonville Primary and Elementary School, retiring in 1995. She was past president of her teachers’ sorority, Delta Kappa Gamma Society. She attended St. John’s Episcopal Church, holding the position of Warden. Sue was also a member of the Medina Garden Gals and she enjoyed reading, gardening, knitting, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Sue is survived by her children, John (Mary Ellen) Robinson of Wilbraham, Mass., Dr. James (Cindy) Robinson of Medina, and Patricia (Jesse) Balcerzak of Russellville, Ark.; eight grandchildren, Heather, Andy, Becky, Joey, Jackie, Maureen, John and Claire; two great-grandchildren, Cynthia Burd and Lachlan Ray; three siblings, Marsha Litchfield of Edgewater, Fla., Richard (Barbara) Dunham of Knowlesville, and Kenneth (Barbara) Dunham of Knowlesville; a sister-in-law, Joan Robinson of Cape Cod, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends may call on Sun., Sept. 24 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St., Medina NY 14103, where a funeral service will be held on Mon., Sept. 25 at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Mount Albion Cemetery.

Memorials may be made in Sue’s name to Alzheimer’s Association, 2805 Wehrle Drive, Buffalo NY 14221; or to Richard Knights-Sue Kaderli Memorial Fund, c/o Sue Knights, 11079 Furness Parkway, Medina NY 14103.

Please light a candle or share a memory at www.boganandtuttlefuneralhome.com.


 

Posted September 21 2017
Randy and Rebecca Harrier

Randy and Becky Harrie

Randy L. Harrier Jr. became an angel with his loving wife by his side, Rebecca (Marlowe) Harrier, both of Kent, N.Y., following a tragic accident.

Randy joined Rebecca in heaven on Mon., Sept. 18, 2017. Randy was born to Randy Sr. and Debra (Walker) Harrier on Dec. 1, 1977 in Philipsburg, Pa. His beautiful wife, Becky, was born on July 29, 1979 in Brockport.

Randy was an active volunteer firefighter of the Carlton Fire Company and was employed by Orchard Dale Fruit Co. Becky recently graduated college and was happily looking forward to their bright future together.

Their greatest happiness in life was their children, Andrew, age 18, Kari, age 14, and Amber, age 10.

Randy is survived by his parents, Randy and Debra Harrier Sr.; his sister, Melissa (Kyle) Merritt; and his niece, Karlee Merritt of Kent – his remaining family in Pennsylvania.

Becky was employed at GCASA of Albion and enjoyed her work. She is survived by her parents, Betty and Will Marlowe; and her brother, Bill Marlowe of Holley. Both Randy and Becky loved animals and kids with a great passion.

Interment will be in Pennsylvania, where Randy’s grandfather will be by his side. Becky will join him there, as they always will be good together. Now, they will be together forever in the Lord’s hands in heaven. All who they touched in this life will sadly miss them.

To share a memory, please visit www.NewcomerRochester.com.


 

Posted September 21 2017
John Redshaw

John Redshaw

John Redshaw, known to most as Jack, passed away on Sun., Sept. 17, 2017 at the age of 71. Jack lived his entire life in Carlton, N.Y. and graduated from Kendall Central School. Jack loved the land and animals and practiced farming for many years. Most recently, he was a chauffeur for Mancuso Limousine Services, especially enjoying the Finger Lakes region wine tour routes.

Jack was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Germany during the Vietnam War era as a demolitions expert.

Jack is survived by two sons, John and Daniel, who he treasured; they meant everything to him. Jack also had three sisters, Diane Sylvia, Cynthia Redshaw and Kathy Gardner.

A celebration of Jack’s life is planned for Sat., Sept. 23 from 12 to 5 p.m. at Hamlin Beach State Park, Shelter #2. Family and friends are invited to join this celebration to share memories, condolences and games, which Jack had a profound passion and competition for.


 

Posted September 20 2017
Shawn D’Andre Salone

Shawn SaloneShawn D’Andre Salone, 46, of Medina, passed away at his home on Mon., Sept. 18, 2017. Shawn was born Sept. 18, 1971 in Medina to Mattie and the late Odester Salone.

The youngest of three siblings, Shawn attended Medina High School, graduating in 1989. He was A TRUE MEDINA MUSTANG from the time he attended school until the time he departed life. He was formerly employed with General Motors for 10 years and was currently employed with Takeform of Medina. Shawn was a hardworking, compassionate, humble, loving father, brother, uncle and son.

He leaves to cherish his precious memories his children, Brittany Kimbrough, D’AndreA Salone, and Johnny Salone, all of Rochester; and a granddaughter, Izabella Rivers. He is also survived by his sister, Regina (Timothy) Salone of Buffalo; two brothers, Anthony (Debbie) Salone of San Antonio, Texas, and Joseph (Anna) Salone of Rochester; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Relatives and friends may call on Sat., Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St., Medina, where a funeral service will be held at 12 p.m. with Lenard Rosselli officiating. Burial will be private for the family.

Shawn recognized the importance of why Jesus died for us.

Psalms 55:22 – Throw your burden upon Jehovah himself and he himself will sustain you. Never will he allow the righteous one to totter.

Rev 21:4 – He will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning, nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed.

The family wishes to acknowledge with deep appreciation the many expressions of love and kindness shown to them during their time of bereavement. Memorials may be made in Shawn’s name to the family.

Please light a candle or share a memory at www.boganandtuttlefuneralhome.com.


 

Posted September 20 2017
Charlotte E. Weese

Charlotte WeeseCharlotte E. Weese, 69, of Albion, entered into rest on Sept. 19, 2017. She was born on Nov. 15, 1947.

She was the beloved wife of Dayton L. Weese; the loving mother of Kevin Weese (Jill Macfarland), Larry (Nicole) Weese, and the late Keith (Samantha) Brown. She was the grandmother of Joshua, Emily, Zach, Brandon and Ellie; sister of Larry (Heidko) Brown, Terry Lee (Sue) Brown, Gary (Pat) Brown, Shelia (Bruce) Sizemore, and Karsonda Howell. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Charlotte loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time at Point Breeze. Painting her nails and reading were two of her favorite hobbies.

The family will be present on Mon., Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. to receive friends and family at Merrill-Grinnell Funeral Home, 12 Ingersoll St., Albion, where a funeral service will be held at 12 p.m. Interment will be at Mount Albion Cemetery. Please share condolences at www.merrillgrinnell.com.


 

Posted September 20 2017
Stephen M. Depczynski

Stephen DepczynskiStephen M. Depczynski passed away on Sun., Sept. 17, 2017 at age 48.

Steve studied art in high school, where he received many awards for his talent. He graduated from Monroe Community College with an associate degree in art. He participated in several juried art shows and even had some of his art published.

“Rev. Stevie D.,” as he was known to many of his friends, was a certified minister who assisted several friends by uniting them in marriage. He was the former owner of a restaurant in Rochester, and he managed several restaurants in the area and in Colorado. Steve enjoyed golf and skiing, and he was an avid Buffalo Bills fan.

He is survived by his mother, Mary Ann (Richard) Skalny; father, Dennis Depczynski; sister, Denise Pritchard; and nephews, Justin and Jacob.

The family will receive friends on Sat., Sept. 23 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 West Ave., Albion, where his funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. Interment will take place at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Creative Wellness Opportunities of the Mental Health Association, 320 Goodman St. N. #202, Rochester NY 14607.

To share a special memory of Steve, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.


 

Posted September 20 2017
Betty R. Boyer

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Betty R. Boyer, an Albion graduate, passed away at age 94 at Life Care Center of New Port Richey, Fla. on Thu., Sept. 14, 2017. The cause was respiratory failure. She was born in North Tonawanda on May 6, 1923.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Emanuel (Manny) Boyer, who passed away in 1990.

She lived most of her life in Orleans County, including in Kent, Albion and Barre Center. Betty graduated from Albion High School, Class of 1941. In her elder years, she primarily resided in Florida, with some time with her children in both Alabama and Minnesota.

Betty’s family includes a sister, Maryann Becker of Kent; nine children, Betty-Alice (Edgar) Almeida of Ft. Wayne, Ind., Gail Boyer (dec.), Diane (Jack) Thomas of Port Orange, Fla., Emanuel (dec.) (Cheryl) Boyer of Barre, Virginia (Gar) Truselle of Albion, George (Beverly) Boyer of Mulberry, Fla., Stephen Boyer (dec.), Lynette (Mark) Versace of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Thomas (Carrie) Boyer of Port Richey, Fla; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Donations may be made, in lieu of flowers, to the Barre Fire Company.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 West Ave., Albion, N.Y. To share a special memory of Betty, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.


 

Posted September 20 2017
Veronica Jane Kylor

Jane KylorENDWELL/BROCKPORT – Veronica Jane Kylor, 89, passed away peacefully on Sept. 16, 2017, surrounded by her loving family, at The Landing in Brockport. Jane was born March 1, 1928 in Ithaca, a daughter of the late Joseph and Frances (Brooks) Knight.

Jane was an active member of First United Methodist Church of Endicott, the Endwell Garden Club and the Lyndale Women. Jane loved working with and helping people. Thus it was very fitting for her to find enjoyment and satisfaction working in food service.

In 1968, she began working part time for the M-E School District in the Homer Brink Cafeteria.  In 1978, she was offered a position with IBM working at the IBM Country Club in the Snack Shop and Watson Homestead. She finished her career with IBM as an administrative assistant at IBM Glendale.

After retiring in 1988, Jane began volunteering at Discovery Center in Binghamton and for Meals on Wheels of Western Broome. Jane and her husband, Martin, delivered meals almost every Thursday for nearly 20 years. Jane was an excellent seamstress who loved gardening, knitting, making ceramics, painting, and crafting of almost any kind.

In addition to her parents, Jane was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Martin, on Dec. 25, 2011; and her dear brother-in-law, Frank Gamber.

Jane is survived by her children, Sue “Cubbie” (Greg) Rustay of Albion, and James (Lori) Kylor of Endwell; grandchildren, Jimmy, Christopher, Jennifer, Garrett, Erica and Kristin; great-grandchildren, Dominic, Frankie, Aden, Maura and Kaleb; dear sister-in-law, Gerry Gamber of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; two special nephews, David Gamber and Ralph Dice; and a very special niece, Roberta Dice.

There are no prior calling hours. Jane’s memorial service will be held at First United Methodist Church, 53 McKinley Ave., Endicott NY 13760, on Sat., Sept. 30 at 11 a.m., with guest Pastor Susan M. Boring officiating. Interment will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Jane’s memory to Meals on Wheels of Western Broome, 705 W. Main St., Endicott NY 13760; or to First United Methodist Church of Endicott.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., Albion.  To share a special memory of Jane, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.


 

Posted September 17 2017
Laverne F. Waters

Laverne WatersLaverne F. Waters of Middleport passed away peacefully on Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, at the age of 97. Laverne was born on July 18, 1920 in Medina, the son of Frederick and Lena Waters.

Laverne married Florence Miller on Feb. 5, 1949. He graduated from Akron High School, where he was a member of Future Farmers of America. Laverne was a lifelong farmer. He was a quiet man who enjoyed country living and working on his farm. He lived on the same road his entire life and never had a desire to travel or live anywhere else.

He was predeceased by his wife, Florence, on Aug. 13, 1990; and his grandson, Bradley Waters.

He is survived by two sons, Brian (Cindy) and Paul (Iris) Waters; four grandchildren, Eric Waters, Jill Barnett, Korrie Beverley-Waters, and Richard Waters; and four great-grandchildren.

Calling hours will be held on Mon., Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Bates, Wallace and Heath Funeral Home, 38 State St., Middleport, where a funeral service will be held at 12 p.m. Interment will be in Boxwood Cemetery, Medina. If desired, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Please share condolences at www.bateswallace.com.


 

Posted September 16 2017
Artchel Clemons

Artchel ClemonsArtchel “Bud” Clemons died on Thu., Sept. 14, 2017 at age 77. He was born in Live Oak, Fla. in November 1939, the son of Linnie and David Clemons.

He moved to New York at age 16. He married the late Donna Meacham in 1958, and they had one son, Ronnie Jay (Shirley) Clemons, who survives him.

He was known by all as “Bud” and he worked at Phil’s Grocery, and then as manager of the first Tops Markets in Wrights Corners. He was to later retire from Fisher-Price in Medina, where he worked on the loading dock. An avid sportsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing, as well as camping and just being outside in general, and he never passed up a lively game of cards.

Besides his son, he is also survived by his grandson, Ronnie Jr.(Kim) of New Hampshire; his great-granddaughter, Elise, of New Hampshire; his niece, Martina Smith, with whom he shared a special bond; and his dear friends, Eric Leathers and Darcy DeAeth and their children. He also leaves his sisters, Margaret Ahern (his twin) and Kathleen Mullis of Georgia, and Lela Bronson of Florida. He was predeceased by his brothers, Renzo, Herbert and Joseph Clemons; and a sister, Lucille Williams. He will also be greatly missed by his many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family members.

Arrangements will be made through Rutland-Corwin Funeral Home, Inc. No prior visitation is planned. A celebration of life (Bud Style) will be held at a later date. Please visit www.rutland-corwin.com to send the family a condolence.


 

Posted September 14 2017
David N. Taplin

David Taplin

David N. Taplin, 40, of Holley and recently of Albion, passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 13, 2017 at his home. He was born July 14, 1977 in Rochester to the late Vardon and Linda (Neilson) Taplin.

David loved to play his Xbox, read books, watch horror movies, and play jokes on his entire family.

David is survived by his fiancée, Nancy Cook; son, Kevin Larkin; stepchildren, Emily and Jacob Dow; siblings, Corasue (Brian) Wood, Vardon (Tamara) David Taplin Jr., Betty Taplin, Tammy Taplin, David Taplin, Brenda (Phillip Cartner) Taplin, Melinda (Robert) Neal, and John (Danielle) Taplin; as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. To share a special memory of David, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.


 

Posted September 13 2017
Walter R. Carlson

Walter Carlson

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Walter R. Carlson, 81, of Holley, passed away on Sept. 12, 2017 at Strong Memorial Hospital. He was born July 14, 1936 in Queens, N.Y. to the late Raymond and Ethel (Standish) Carlson.

Walter served his country during the Korean Conflict in the U.S. Air Force.

Walter is survived by his loving wife, Joan Heath Carlson; and his stepchildren, Hanna (William) Gifford and Edward Heath Hettig.

There will be no calling hours or services.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. of Holley. To share a special memory of Walter, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.


 

Posted September 08 2017
Patricia Ann Passarell

Patricia Ann (DeMarco) Passarell, 78, of Holley, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 7, 2017. She was born Aug. 3, 1939 in Albion, a daughter of the late Frank and Dorothy (McPhillips) DeMarco.

Patricia was a longtime employee of Holley Elementary School, where she worked as a secretary.

In addition to her parents, Dorothy was predeceased by her nephews, Ricky DeMarco and Frank DeMarco III.

Patricia was the devoted wife of Neil Passarell for 57 years. She is also survived by her children, Michelle (Terry) Passarell, Michael (Lorraine) Passarell, and Kelli (Anthony) Passarell; brother, Frank (Jackie) DeMarco II; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; special friends, Mary Jo Smith, Carol Palmer and Beverly Downey; and many cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts, extended family members and friends.

There are no prior calling hours. Services will be held privately and at the convenience of the family at Hillside Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc.

Memorial contributions in Patricia’s name may be made to Hospice of Orleans, PO Box 489, Albion NY 14411.

To share a special memory of Patricia, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.


 

Posted September 08 2017
Beverly DeBrine

Beverly DeBrine

Beverly DeBrine, of Medina, passed away at the Villages of Albion after a two year battle with Alzheimer’s disease, with her daughters by her side.

Beverly was born Nov. 2, 1926 to Lula and Henry Jones and grew up in the Ashwood area, graduating from Lyndonville schools. She married Harold DeBrine in 1949, and together they raised their two daughters, first on Church Street and then in the home they built on Maple Ridge Road. Together they enjoyed camping, spending winters in Orange City, Fla., and activities with the Medina and Johnson Creek seniors. Beverly worked for 18 years in the cafeteria in the Medina school system, retiring in 1980.

She is predeceased by her parents; her husband, Harold, in 2007; brothers, Bob and Dick; and her brothers and sisters-in-law, Ralph and Betty DeBrine, Alfred and Ann Whittleton, and Edrice Barhite.

She is survived by her daughters, Janet Casher and Cindy Wood; grandchildren, Sean and Corey Casher and Jaimelyn Bator; great-grandchild, Bradley Bator; and a great-grandchild to be born in January 2018.

Per Beverly’s wishes, there will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held on Mon., Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. at Lynhaven Cemetery, Lyndonville. In lieu of flowers, please feel free to make a donation to help end this cruel and debilitating disease at alz.org or Alzheimer’s Association, 435 E. Henrietta Road, Rochester NY 14620.

Arrangements are being handled by Cooper Funeral Home, Medina. Share condolences at www.cooperfuneralhome.com.


 

Posted September 07 2017
Russell A. Bruning

Russell Bruning

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Russell A. Bruning, of Lyndonville, entered into rest on Sept. 6, 2017 in Medina, at the age of 62.

Russell was born on March 22, 1955 in Medina to the late Louis and Dora (Eick) Bruning. He attended Lyndonville High School and enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving in Korea, where he met and married Namhee Kim. Together, they settled in Lyndonville and raised their two sons. He was employed at Kodak until his retirement in 2012.

Russell is survived by his former wife, Namhee; two sons, Jeremiah and Jon Bruning; and five siblings, Richard, Ronald (Yvonne), Robert, Donna and Randy Bruning. Russell is preceded in death by his sibling, Roger Bruning.

Calling hours will be held from 12 to 1 p.m. on Mon., Sept. 11 at Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 112 N. Main St., Lyndonville NY 14098, where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Burial service will follow at Lynhaven Cemetery, 12 Housel Ave., Lyndonville NY 14098.


 

Posted September 07 2017
Raymond K. Farewell

Raymond FarewellRaymond K. “Ray” Farewell, 58, of Medina, passed away on Wed., Sept. 6, 2017 at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, as a result of injuries he sustained in an automobile accident.

Born on Feb. 1, 1959 in Medina, he was the son of the late Norman W. and Rita (Barry) Farewell.

Ray graduated from Medina High School and was a lifelong resident of Medina. He was a member of Lyndonville United Methodist Church.

Ray is survived by his three siblings, Doug (Paula) Farewell of Medina, Patty (Dan King) Cook of Medina, and Beverly (Tony) Stachewicz of Gasport; several nieces and nephews; two friends, Sherry Shaffer and DeAnn Diermyer, both of Medina; and his girlfriend, Mary Slobbe of Holley.

Relatives and friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 16 at Lyndonville United Methodist Church, 102 N. Main St., Lyndonville NY 14098, where a Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. with the Pastor, Rev. Beth Malone officiating. Burial will be in West Ridgeway Cemetery.

Arrangements were entrusted to Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 112 N. Main St., Lyndonville NY 14098. Please light a candle in Ray’s memory at www.boganandtuttlefuneralhome.com.


 

Posted September 06 2017
Kevin K. McKain, Esq.

Kevin McKainGREECE – Kevin K. McKain, an Albion graduate and attorney in Rochester, died unexpectedly Sept. 1, 2017.

He is survived by his loving wife, Stephanie; children, Presley, Maddon, Charley and Graydon; parents, Joseph and Sandra McKain; sister, Kimberly (David) Good; brother, Joseph (Carrie) McKain; father and mother-in-law, Donald and Kathy Hill; sisters-in-law, Lisa (Chad) Newbauer and Stacey (Chad) Pike; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may attend a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Thu., Sept. 7 at Greece Assembly of God Church. Interment will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a GoFundMe account (click here).


 

Posted September 06 2017
Beatrice Leona Bale

Beatrice Bale

Beatrice “Beattie” Leona Bale, 87, passed away peacefully on Sept. 5, 2017 at the Martin-Linsin Residence. Beatrice was born July 1, 1930 in Buffalo, N.Y., the daughter of the late George and Minnie (Rung) Reigle.

On May 20, 1950, Beatrice married the late Raymond John Bale, and they resided in Medina for the rest of their lives. They were married for well over 50 years. Beatrice worked at Medina Memorial Hospital from 1947 until her retirement in 1995, a career that lasted more than 45 years. After retirement, Beatrice volunteered as a “Grandma”  for the Lyndonville Central School kindergarten class for many years, which she thoroughly enjoyed.

In addition to raising her five children, she also enjoyed traveling, including visits to Alaska and Hawaii, and cruising to many exotic locations. She loved gardening, feeding the birds, knitting, crocheting and sewing, as well as spending time at the Senior Citizens of Western Orleans in Medina, where she was a member. Beatrice thoroughly enjoyed her family and her animals, including a dog and a cat, and enjoyed her visits with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Beatrice is survived by her sisters, Joyce (Clinton) Grimes and Audrey (Junior) Rung; her children, John (Deborah) Bale of Coatesville, Pa., Lawrence (Jeanie) Bale, William “Pudgie” (Debbie Fuller) Bale, Dawn (Gary) Marciszewski, and Jeffrey Bale, all of Medina; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Shirley (Donald) Bale; and a number of other relatives.

She is predeceased by her husband, Raymond John Bale, who passed away in 2006; her sisters, Irene (Tony) Puma, Letty (Loren) Salsbury, Mildred Nicely and Eleanor (Joseph) Nowicki; and her brothers, Albert (Fhynetta) Leight, Lloyd Leight and Kenneth Reigle.

As per Beattie’s wishes, there are no calling hours and the funeral will be private for the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent in her name to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 331 Alberta Drive #106, Buffalo NY 14226; or to Hospice of Orleans, P.O. Box 489, Albion NY 14411.

Arrangements were completed through Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. Share condolences at www.cooperfuneralhome.com.


 

Posted September 06 2017
Charlene J. Seitzer

Charlene Seitzer

Charlene J. Seitzer, 76, of Knowlesville, went home to be with the Lord on Tue., Sept. 5, 2017 at the Medina Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility.

Born Aug. 12, 1941 in Batavia, Charlene was the daughter of the late Howard Smith and the late Helen (Weldon) Mitchell. On June 16, 1962, she married Frank L. “Butch” Seitzer. She was a longtime active member of Knowlesville United Methodist Church and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Charlene also volunteered for numerous local organizations over the years and, for the last two years, was a very active and beloved resident at the Medina Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility “North Wing.”

Mrs. Seitzer was the beloved wife of the late “Butch” Seitzer, who died on Feb. 5, 2013; loving mother of Sherry (Joe) Perez and Dawn (Chuck) Seitzer Parker; dear grandmother of Joshua Parker; sister of Jean D’Lallo, Nancy Howell and the late Shirley Alger; aunt to several nieces and nephews; and godmother to many.

Friends and family may call on Fri., Sept. 8 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Knowlesville United Methodist Church, 3622 Knowlesville Road, Knowlesville NY 14479, where her memorial service will immediately follow at 12 p.m. Burial will be in Bates Road Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Knowlesville United Methodist Church, or to the Medina Memorial Hospital North Wing Residence Council.

Arrangements were completed through Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina NY 14103. Please share condolences at www.cooperfuneralhome.com.


 

Posted September 05 2017
Marilyn K. Nevin

Marilyn Nevin

Marilyn K. Nevin, 82, of Middleport, entered into rest on Sun., Sept. 3, 2017 at Niagara Hospice in Lockport, surrounded by her loving family. Born Sept. 11, 1934 in Lockport, Marilyn was the daughter of the late Floyd and Gladys (Johnson) Wisterman.

She is survived by her daughters, Yvette (the late Eva Allison) Nevin, Noreda (William Boyer) Le Van, and Deanne (Donald) Herring; grandchildren, Jennifer (Mike Cummings) Herring, Eric (Nichol) LeVan, Stacy (Derek) Wood and Candace LeVan; seven great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren, Danielle Allison and Aidan Stamp-Allison; and a brother, Malcolm Parker.

Marilyn was predeceased by her husband, William Nevin, who passed away in 1975.

Marilyn loved all animals, spending time with her family, garage sales, and going out to eat. She graduated from Newfane High School in 1952.

Family and friends are invited to attend visitation at Kenneth H. Sherrie Funeral Home, 6139 East Ave., Newfane, on Tue., Sept. 12 from 10 to 11 a.m. Memorial services will be held immediately following at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to Save-A-Pet, P.O. Box 114, Newfane NY 14108-0114.

Please go to www.sherriefuneralhomecom and leave a condolence for the family.


 

Posted September 04 2017
Douglas Webber

Douglas WebberMIDDLEPORT – Douglas A. Webber, 67, died on Fri., Sept. 1, 2017. He was born on March 23, 1950 in Medina, a son of Kermit and Helen (Fuller) Webber.

He married his wife, Susan, on Aug. 19, 1977.

He is survived by his son, Barry (Julie) Webber of Middleport; special grandson, Jackson; brothers, Ronald (Kathy) Webber of Middleport, Wayne Webber of Charlotte, N.C., and Dennis (Sharon) Webber of Scottsdale, Ariz.; sister-in-law, Sharon Kusmierzcak of Brockport; brother-in-law, Steven (Susan) King of Middleport; mother-in-law, Isabelle King Schultz of Medina; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

He graduated from Royalton-Hartland High School in 1968. He worked for five years for the Village of Middleport Police Department. He moved to the Niagara County Sheriff’s department in December 1978 and retired in April 2007. He served as a dispatcher and as a sergeant on the road patrol, and he retired as Technical Sergeant of the radio communications room. He was a member of the Middleport Fire Department for 49 years, serving as First Aid Captain and Chairman of the Board of Directors. He also served as Chairman of the Zoning Board for the Village of Middleport. He owned his own business, Doug’s Auto Repair and Painting, and enjoyed working on cars. Douglas loved boating, fishing, hunting, bowling, and most of all attending his grandson’s sporting events and activities.

The family will be present on Tue., Sept. 5 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Bates, Wallace and Heath Funeral Home, 38 State St., Middleport; and on Wed., Sept. 6 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Middleport United Methodist Church, 5 Park Ave., Middleport, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Burial will follow the service at Hartland Central Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Niagara County Deputy Sheriff’s PBA, PO Box 805, Lockport NY 14094; or to Middleport Fire Department, 28 Main St., Middleport NY 14105.

Please share condolences at bateswallace.com.


 

Posted September 02 2017
Cynthia L. Janus

Cynthia JanusALBION – Cynthia L. Janus, 58, died unexpectedly Sept. 1, 2017 at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia. She was born May 22, 1959 in Barrington, R.I. to Albert and Zenith DiSano and lived in this area since 1987.

Cindy was a member of Holy Family Parish, a former member of the Carlton Fire Department for over 10 years, and a member and past President of the Carlton Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary for over 15 years. She adored her dogs and cats and also enjoyed playing “Candy Crush,” knitting, camping, tending to her flowers, going for car rides, and playing euchre with Al and Denise Derisley, but most of all she loved spending time with her family.

Cindy is survived  by her husband of 32 years, Michael; three brothers, Michael, Albert and Steve DiSano, all of Rhode Island; a stepsister, Robin DeSano; a sister-in-law, Lisa DiSano; a close cousin, Lucy Santos; several nieces and nephews; as well as her beloved fur-babies: Haley, Hannah, Oscar, Tabitha and Samantha.

The family will receive friends at Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 West Ave., Albion, on Thu., Sept. 7  from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Family and friends are invited to meet at Holy Family Parish-St. Joseph’s Church on Fri., Sept. 8 at 10 a.m. for Cindy’s Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 25 Circle St., Rochester NY 14607.

To share a special memory of Cindy, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.


 

Posted September 02 2017
Kathleen R. (Piazza) Ludwick

Kathleen LudwickALBION –  Kathleen “Kathy” (Piazza) Ludwick passed away peacefully on Sept. 2, 2017 at the Martin-Linsin Residence.  She was born May 22, 1947 in Albion, a daughter of the late Tony and Helen (Bloom) Piazza, and lived in this area all of her life.

Kathy worked for the Village of Albion as the Village Clerk and Treasurer, retiring after 32 years. She was a member of Holy Family Parish, where she taught religious education for many years. She was one of the founding committee members of the Albion Strawberry Festival, devoting many years as a volunteer, and she continued helping as a bookkeeper up until her death. Kathy was a kindhearted person who was always willing to open her home for anyone in need. She loved spending time with her family, but most especially her grandchildren – they were the love of her life. Kathy was happiest when she was able to go to Disney with her entire family.

Kathy is survived by her daughter, Jori Ludwick of Albion; her son, John (Danielle) Ludwick of Albion; her adoring grandchildren, Madison, Jack and Ava; sister, Annette Stilwell of Albion; brother, Anthony (Priscilla) Piazza of Virginia; dear friend, Linda Dale; as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family will receive friends at Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 West Ave., Albion, on Tue., Sept. 5 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wed., Sept. 6 at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Parish-St. Joseph’s Church. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Orleans. To share a special memory of Kathy, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.


 

Posted September 01 2017
James C. Dawson III

James DawsonAmerican flagALBION – James C. Dawson III, 71, died Aug. 30, 2017 with his loving family by his side. James was born April 25, 1946 in Durham, N.C., a son of the late Drs. James C. Dawson Jr. and Jane Lippert Dawson.

Jim was a 1964 graduate of St. Vincent’s High School of Petaluma, Calif., and he graduated from California State University of Hayward, Calif., with a master’s degree in education. Jim retired as a high school math and history teacher. He was an avid San Francisco 49ers fan and enjoyed watching “Gunsmoke.” Jim served his country in the United State Army in Vietnam from 1969 to 1970.

In addition to his parents, Jim was predeceased by his sister, Celia Dawson Brown.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Karls Dawson; daughter, Sabrina Dawson; stepdaughter, Becky Karls; step-granddaughter, Taylor Walczak; brothers and sisters, Dr. Patrick (Karen) Dawson of California, Chloe (Bill) Thurman of California, William (Rae) Dawson of Arizona, Bernadette Dawson of California, Chris (Lisa) Dawson of California, Janeanne Dawson of California, Robert (Linda) Dawson of California, and Terese (Jim) Doolittle of California; several nieces, nephews, cousins, schoolmates and friends; and his dogs, Gretel and Leo.

Jim’s Memorial Service will be held at Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 West Ave., Albion, on Thu., Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Mt. Albion Cemetery with military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Orleans County Office for the Aging, 14016 Route 31 W., Albion NY 14411.

To share a special memory of Jim, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.


 

Posted August 30 2017
James R. Cau

James Cau

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Mr. James R. Cau, of Medina, passed away on Aug. 28, 2017 at the Martin-Linsin Residence.

Mr. Cau was born in Batavia on Aug. 1, 1948, a son of Arcola Cau. Jim served with the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1970 and was a longtime Medina resident. In 1970, he began working at Harrison Radiator, and he retired from Delphi in 2000. He loved riding his motorcycle and washing and riding around in his classic cars. He also enjoyed having afternoon coffee with his friends in the local restaurants around town, as well as spending time with his family.

Survivors include five children, Jimbo (Steph) Cau, Todd (Daphne) Hughes, Lori (Dean) Lugo, Rick (Brenda) Hughes, and Tricia (Mike) Croce; 10 grandchildren, Saige and Karlee Cau, Jason and Nicholas Hughes, Autumn Holloway, Jordan and Jayden Lugo, Gracie Hughes, Adrianna and Ben Croce; the mother of Jimbo, Todd, Lori and Rick, Kathy Cau; two sisters, Roxanne Morrow and Diane Penson; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by two brothers, Lester Fuller and Glen Cau.

In accordance with his wishes, there will be no services. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Orleans, POB 489, Albion NY 14411.

Arrangements are being handled by Cooper Funeral Home, Medina. Share condolences at www.cooperfuneralhome.com.


 

Posted August 29 2017
C. Dianne Bane

C. Dianne Bane, 69, of Lyndonville, passed away on Mon., Aug. 28, 2017 at the Martin-Linsin Residence in Albion.

Born on April 12, 1948 in Medina, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Charlotte Bane.

Dianne was employed with the former BernzOmatic of Medina until its closing in 2013. She enjoyed gardening and watching NASCAR races. Dianne also loved her cats.

Dianne is survived by her son, Shannon Baun of Lyndonville; her grandson, Brandon Baun of Lyndonville; three brothers, Kent Bane of Medina, Jeff Bane of Lyndonville, and Tim Bane of Lyndonville; and several nieces and nephews.

As per Dianne’s request, there will be no calling hours and no funeral service.

Memorials may be made in Dianne’s name to Hospice of Orleans County, P.O.Box 489, Albion NY 14411.

Please light a candle in Dianne’s name at www.boganandtuttlefuneralhome.com.


 

Posted August 29 2017
James M. Dawson

James Dawson

James M. Dawson, 76, of Rochester, passed away on Aug. 23, 2017. He was born on April 17, 1941 in Abbeville, S.C. and was the son of the late Mabry and Rosella Ramey Dawson.

He leaves behind his daughter, Sherrie Dawson of Lockport; her mother and his close friend, Rose Tabor of Medina; five sisters, Mamie Quarles of Abbeville, Essie Dawson of Forest Park, Ga., Bertha (John) Delarge of Camden, N.J., Florence Dawson of Jamaica, N.Y., and Carrie (Russell) Blanding of Morrow, Ga.; two brothers, Mabry Dawson of Decatur, Ga. and Ollie Dawson of Abbeville; aunt, Evalena T. Dawson of Abbeville; a host of nieces and nephews; and many friends.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Doris Allen, Pearl Dawson and Rosa Mae Brown; and two brothers, Midd Dawson and Raymond Dawson.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements were made through D. M. Williams Funeral Home, 2793 Culver Road, Rochester NY 14622. James’ burial will take place on Fri., Sept 1 at Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester.


 

Posted August 29 2017
Therese N. Ingram

Therese Ingram

Therese N. Ingram, 45, of Tampa, Fla., died suddenly as a result of a motor vehicle accident on Aug. 20, 2017.

She was born Nov. 29, 1971 in Batavia to Albert Ingram and Geraldine (Brown) Smith and had lived in Florida since 1999. Therese enjoyed cooking, dancing, and anything to do with helping other people. She enjoyed volunteering for homeless shelters, and in previous years she worked as a home health aide. Therese was a person who stood up for people being mistreated by injustice, and she had a special affinity for the homeless.

Ms. Ingram was predeceased by her brothers, Charles Smith Jr. and Arthur Lee Smith.

She is survived by her loving children, Levonda White, Kevin White, Tyray White, Michael White and his sister Cherie (Darryl) Powell of Albion; her mother, Geraldine Smith of Albion; her father, Albert Ingram of Florida; her grandmother, Dorothy Miles of Batavia; the father of her children, Lynn White; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and great-nieces; and a host of cousins.

The family will receive friends on Fri., Sept. 1 from 12 to 1 p.m. at Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 West Ave., Albion, where her funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. following visitation. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 1120 S. Goodman St., Rochester NY 14620; or to the family. To share a special memory of Therese, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.


 

Posted August 28 2017
Megan E. Dix

Megan Dix

Megan E. Dix, a beautiful daughter, sister, wife, mother and dear friend who was loved by everyone she touched, went to be with the Lord on Fri, Aug, 25, 2017.

Born Sept, 2, 1983, Megan shared her life with her husband, Chris; and son, C.J.; in Lyndonville.

The youngest of eight siblings, her six older brothers and older sister kept watch over her as she grew up. Megan and her parents, David and Deborah Duncanson, were very close, and they often visited her at Lowe’s, where she worked as a credit coordinator. Everyone knows she had her father wrapped around her finger. Megan had a big family, and she especially loved it when they could all be together.

Megan loved the outdoors and going on long walks. When she was in high school, she caught her husband’s eye when she would pick apples near his home. Chris and Megan were high school sweethearts and inseparable from the moment they started dating.

Megan, Chris and C.J. loved attending Rochester Amerks games and going to the movies or out to dinner as a family. Megan enjoyed sitting around a campfire, going on vacation and bowling with her close friends. Megan was a fun person to be around and often lit up a room with her smile and loving nature.

Megan and C.J. loved to snoop for presents together around the holidays, and she absolutely loved being a mother. Megan was incredibly proud when she taught C.J. to ride his bike without training wheels. She also loved to cuddle.

There are no words that will truly express how much she will be missed.

In addition to her parents, husband and son, Megan is survived by her siblings, Heather (Gregory) Raley, Bill (Roseanne) Duncanson, Rich (Hiro) Duncanson, Donny (Vicki) Duncanson, David (Terri) Duncanson, Chris (Denise) Duncanson, and Jamie (Kari) Duncanson; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Howie and Margaret Dix; brothers-in-law, Charlie (Beth) Dix and Cody Dix; several nieces and nephews; and many close friends.

Relatives and friends may call on Thu., Aug. 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Oak Orchard Assembly of God Church, 12111 Ridge Road, Medina NY 14103, where a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Lynhaven Cemetery.

Arrangements were entrusted to Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 112 N. Main St., Lyndonville NY 14098. Please light a candle or share a memory at www.boganandtuttlefuneralhome.com.

A GoFundMe account has been set up to help the family with expenses.


 

Posted August 28 2017
William M. Carpenter III

William Carpenter

William Merritt Carpenter III, 60, of Lyndonville, unexpectedly went to be with the Lord on Sun., Aug. 27.

William (Bill) was born in Lyndonville to Virginia (Alcorn) Carpenter and the late William M. Carpenter II.

He was employed by Kodak Kodachrome and Ektachrome Research for over 26 years; Lyndonville Central School Maintenance for four years, and the New York State Department of Corrections since 2008. As a member of Yates Baptist Church for the past 13 years, he served on the Trustee Board and was a follower of Jesus Christ. Outside of work, Bill loved spending time with his family and friends, making them laugh and smile. His greatest passion, aside from people, was his music. He was in numerous bands over the years, including Jonesie and The Rattlers, playing keyboards, guitar and lead vocals. Bill was also a member of the Albion Elks Lodge and the Albion Elks Riders, earning the name “Music Master.” Bill was a passionate Buffalo Bills fan.

Bill is survived by his mother, Virginia; beloved wife, Elizabeth; brothers, Mark (Brenda) and Michael; a son, William Merritt Carpenter IV (Maressa); stepdaughters, Ashlee, Sarah and Alissa; granddaughters, Alessandra and Angelina; and several nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his son, Zachery Pasquale; a brother, John; and his father, William M. Carpenter II.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Fri., Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Yates Baptist Church, 11365 E. Yates Center Road, Lyndonville NY 14098, where a Memorial Service will be held at 12 p.m. with Pastor Lyell Drake and Rev. Beth Mallone officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in William’s name to Yates Baptist Church, 11365 E. Yates Center Road, Lyndonville NY 14098; or to Gideons Bibles – The Gideons International Processing Center, P.O. Box 97251, Washington D.C. 20090-7251 .

Arrangements were made through Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 112 N. Main St., Lyndonville NY 14098. Please light a candle or share a memory in Bill’s name at www.boganandtuttlefuneralhome.com.


 

Posted August 27 2017
Stella J. Palmer

CLARENDON – Stella J. Palmer, 90, passed away peacefully on Aug. 27, 2017 at Medina Memorial Hospital. She was born May 2, 1927 to the late William and Katherine Kobey.

Stella was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a very hardworking woman, doing whatever she could do to help run the family farm. She had many friends and liked to cook, camp, take care of animals, and travel to Florida. Stella loved getting her hair done.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Burton, in 2008; son, LaVern; and several siblings.

Stella is survived by her children, Kathy (Paul) Carpenter, Lodema (Daniel) Jones, and James (friend Patty) Palmer; stepson, Richard Williams; daughter-in-law, Janet Williams; grandchildren, Marshall, Keith, Troy, Heather, Tyler, Colton and Cheyan; several great-grandchildren; special friend, Melodie Sparks-Stewart; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family will receive friends on Tue., Aug. 29 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 16650 State Route 31, Holley, where her Celebration of Life will be held at 11:30 a.m. Interment will follow in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Stella’s name may be made to a charity of your choice.

To share a special memory of Stella, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.


 

Posted August 26 2017
Daniel K. Andrews

Daniel AndrewsKENDALL – Daniel Andrews, 47, died peacefully Aug. 25, 2017, surrounded by his loving family and friends.

He was predeceased by his father, Daniel.

He is survived by his wife, RhondaAnn; son, Justin C. McCabe; mother-in-law, Joyce Rizzo; mother, Carol Tamblin; sister, Paula (Michael) Whal; Tim and Dawn Andrews; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends at Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 16650 State Route 31, Holley, on Tue., Aug. 29 from 3 to 7 p.m., followed by Daniel’s memorial service at the funeral home at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.

To share a special memory of Daniel, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.


 

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