Obituaries

Lillian P. Weidner, 90, of Oakfield, died Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at LeRoy Village Green Nursing Facility. She worked for 31 years for the New York Telephone Company and AT & T in Batavia. She was a member of St. Padre Pio, Oakfield. There will not be visitation. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the activities fund at LeRoy Village Green. Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.

Charles (Chuck) Walter Enos Lehnman, 73, of Alexander, died Monday, August 3, 2020, at home. A US Marine Corps veteran, he was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He and his wife did much missionary work. Family and friends are invited to internment Monday, August 10, 2:30pm, at the Fr. T. Bernard Kelly Mausoleum at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Batavia. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Sally Ann Neider, 76, of Batavia, died Sunday, August 2, 2020, at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was a founding member of Volunteers for Animals. There will be no prior calling hours. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to Volunteers 4 animals or Crossroads House. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Rose Cassiano, 94, of Oakfield, died Monday, August 3, 2020, at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Facility. She was a longtime employee at the Oakfield Alabama School District working as the cafeteria manager and a teacher’s aide for children with special needs. She was a member of St. Padre Pio Parish. There will be no prior visitation. Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.

Michael D. Riley, 67, of Corfu, died Monday, July 27, 2020. He worked for Chapin Manufacturing for many years. There will be no calling hours. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.

Leo L. Snyder, 85, of Alabama, died Monday, July 27, 2020, at Buffalo General Hospital. He served with the US Army Reserves and retired after 39 years of service with General Motors. He was a member of the Alabama Fire Department and the Alabama Basom United Methodist Church. Calling hours are on Thursday, July 30, from 5:30pm to 7pm at the Indian Falls Methodist Church, Corfu, with services to immediately follow. Memorials are suggested to the Church or the fire dept. Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.

Alberta M. Nowikow, 62, of Batavia, died Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at her home. There will be no visitation. A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company, Batavia.

Douglas P. Paille, 80, of Batavia and Oakfield, died Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at Suzanne’s Care House, Perry. He was  the proprietor of Paille Express and member of Oakfield Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the Batavia Rotary Club and Batavia Area Jaycees and served as a trustee for the Village of Oakfield. There will be no prior visitation. There will be a celebration of Life at Mark Paille’s home, Saturday, August 29, 1pm to 5pm. Memorials are suggested to the Comfort Care Home. Arrangements by: Bohm Calarco Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.

Audrey M. Hall, 88, of Indian Falls, died Friday, June 26, 2020. She worked for Star Markets in Batavia for 26 years. A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 26, 3pm, at the Indian Falls United Methodist Church Pavilion in Corfu. The family requests everyone wear pink. Memorials are suggested to the Church or the Indian Falls Fire Dept. Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.

Antoinette ( Toni) Sidari, 47, of Batavia, died Friday, July 17, 2020. She was currently pursuing a coaching career in the Ayurvedic Community. Calling hours are on Thursday, July 23, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home.  Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Bruce S. Torquato, 78, of Batavia, died Saturday, July 18, 2020, at home. A US Army veteran of the Vietnam Era, he retired from Eastman Kodak and was a bus driver for BlueBird Bus Company. Calling hours are on Friday, July 24, from 2pm to 4pm, at the funeral home where a Service of Remembrance will immediately follow. Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.

Patrick Dennis Earle, 72. of Victor and Vero Beach, FL, died Monday, July 6, 2020. he served as a  US Army medic. Services will be private. Memorials are suggested to the National Kidney Foundation in Rochester.

Robert (Bob) E. Magoffin, 77, of Byron, died Sunday, July 5, 2020, at Rochester General Hospital. A US Air Force Veteran, he retired from Rochester Products, a division of General Motors. He was a member of the Byron Fire Dept. and Rescue Squad. Memorials are suggested to Byron Rescue Squad. At this time, there will be no visitation. Arrangements by: H.E. Turner & Company Funeral Home.

Rosemarie Nicometo, 83, of Oakfield, died Thursday, July 9, 2020. She had worked at GCC, and the Oakfield Alabama School District. She was a member of St. Padre Pio Parish, Oakfield. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday, July 16, 10am, at the Church. Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.

Thomas Alan Gavenda, 66, of Elba, died Friday, July 10, 2020, at UMMC. There will be no visitation. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Tom Kleps, 82, of Corfu, died Thursday, July 9th. Due to Covid, a celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to Notre Dame High School. Arrangements by: Bohm Calarco Funeral Home, Batavia.

Myrna Magnus, 80 of Basom, died Thursday, July 9, at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. Calling hours are on Monday, July 13, from 6pm to 7pm at the funeral home, where services will immediately follow. Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.

Peter Arnot Mumford, 73, of Batavia, died Sunday, July 5, 2020. Prior to retirement, he worked for the Measuregraph Company, MN; Offshore Devices, Inc, MA; and C.L. Carr Company, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to Volunteers for Animals. Burial will be private. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company, Batavia.

William D. Burgel, 84, of Basom, died Tuesday, June 17, 2020, at the NYS Veterans Home. A US Army veteran, he was employed by Pembroke Central Schools and later began his own florist shop. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, July 12, 3pm, at the Indian Falls United Methodist Church, Corfu. Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.

Rita A. Cone, 93, of Phoenix, AZ, formerly of Alexander, died Saturday, July 4, 2020, at The Palazzo, in Arizona. She was a member of Resurrection Parish and retired as a registered nurse from The Batavia Nursing Home. There will be no visitation. A private Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Joseph’s Church at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to Alexander Dollars for Scholars at Alexander High School. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Adam M. Dyrbala, 91, of East Bethany, died Friday, June 26, 2020 at home. A US Army veteran, he worked at Massey-Harris, Delco Products, and Lapp Insulator prior to retirement. There will be no prior services. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Dennis W. Wilson, 57, of Corfu, died Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. He retired from the Batavia City School District and Kleen-All Company. He was a member of the Batavia Assembly of God Church. Calling hours are from 2pm to 6pm on Wednesday, July 8, at the funeral home, where a Celebration of Life service will immediately follow. Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.

Albert P. Strobel, 92, of Pavilion, died Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at UMMC, Batavia. A WWII US Army veteran, he started his own family business, Strobel Auto Electric. There will be no prior visitation. A Memorial will be announced at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the Pavilion Fire Department or the Pavilion United Methodist Church. Arrangements by: Falcone Funeral Home, LeRoy.

Dennis J. Wittman, 77, of Batavia, died at the Charlotte House, N. Java. He was employed for 36 years as a Probation Officer for Genesee County. He also started and headed many programs for victims rights and alternatives to incarceration. He also had served on the Bethany Town Board. He was a member of Ascension Parish. Due to Covid 19 a Mass of Christian burial will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to Charlotte House, MUSH Rescue Inc, or the Church. Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.

Edward G. Scott, 98, of Stafford, died Sunday, June 28, 2020. A WWII Army veteran, he was a member of LeRoy Methodist Church and United Methodist Church in Stafford. He had worked on the family farm, a carpenter building homes, Lapp Insulator, Jello and GTE Sylvania. Calling hours are on Sunday, July 5, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home. Services will be private. Memorials are suggested to ARC Genesee Orleans or the Palliative Care Unit at Strong Memorial Hospital. Arrangements by: Falcone Family Funeral Home, LeRoy.

Linda L. Heineman, 73, of Oakfield, died Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. Calling hours are from 1pm to 5pm Sunday, June 28, at the funeral home, where a Celebration of Life ceremony will immediately follow at 5pm. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House. Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.

Gordon R. Pringle Jr. ( Corky), 68, of Batavia, died Friday, June 5, 2020 at home. Prior to retirement, he was the manager at Koolatron. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

James H. Laskey, Jr., 92, of Elba, died Tuesday, June 2, 2020. A WWII Naval veteran, he worked at Curtis Wright, Buffalo; Hill Brothers Greenhouse Construction, Shelby; and Meiser Chevrolet Dealership, Oakfield. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Joan D. (Waclawski) Torcello, 96, of Fairport (formerly Bethany Center), at Crest Manor Nursing Home, Fairport. In her career she worked as an aircraft riveter, account clerk at Bell Aircraft Corp, account clerk in the Navy Dept., accounting and office management for Roy Porter Produce & Brokerage in Elba, and accountant for the Batavia Holiday Inn. She was a member of Ascension Parish and active in the community. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

 

 

 

 

 

 



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