Obituaries

Dorothy M. Printup, 89, of Batavia, died Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at home. Calling hours are on Saturday, July 31, from 10am to noon, at the funeral home where services will immediately follow. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Theresa Ann Valletta, 96, of Basom, died Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at home. Prior to retirement she worked at Haxtons Canning Factory and Fisher Price Co. Calling hours are on Sunday, August 1, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday, 10am, at St. Padre Pio Parish, Oakfield. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Jeffrey K. Stoddard, 66, of Batavia, died Thursday, July 22, 2021, at home. He was a U. S. Naval veteran. Graveside services will be held Thursday, July 29, at noon, in the Mumford Rural Cemetery. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Patricia Ann Campbell, 75, of Batavia, died Friday, July 16, 2021, at Unity Hospital. Calling hours are from 3pm to 6pm Saturday, July 24, at the funeral home. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Walter E. Zajaczkowski, (Rabbit), 97, of Batavia, died Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at UMMC. He was a member of Ascension Parish. Prior to retirement, he worked at Eaton Corp., and General Railroad Signal. Calling hours are on Sunday, July 25, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday, 10am, at the Church, South Swan Street. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Bonnie Marie Graff, 63, of Batavia, died Monday, July 19, 2021, in Darien. She had worked as a Home Health Aide, as she enjoyed helping people. Calling hours are on Friday, July 23,  from 4pm to 7pm, at the funeral home, where services will immediately follow. Memorials are suggested to Volunteers for Animals. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Ameilia ( Millie) DiFilippo, 88, of Batavia, died Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at her daughter’s home in Texas. She was a secretary at St. Anthony’s school for 16 years. She was a member of Ascension Parish. There are no prior visiting hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday, July 29, 9am, at the Church on Sumner Street. Memorials are suggested to Notre Dame High School Foundation or Crossroads House. Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.

Anne E. Funston, 81, of Batavia, died Saturday, July 3, 2021, at LeRoy Village Green. She was a member of St. James Episcopal Church. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, July 13, 11am, at the Church, for Anne and her husband Dave, who died in December. Memorials are suggested to the Church or to the Grand View Cemetery.  Arrangements by: H.E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Paul R. Urtel, Jr., 58, of Rochester, died Thursday, June 17, 2021, at home.  He was a A U.S. Naval veteran. Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to the NYS Veterans Home Activities Fund. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Elroy Milton Wrathall, 95, of Bergen, died Sunday, June 27, 2021, at the New York State Veterans Home, Batavia. A U. S. Army veteran, he had been an inspector for Lapp Insulator, LeRoy. Services will be private for the family. Memorials are suggested to the NYS Veterans Home, Donation Fund. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Bergen.

Pamela (Stell) Sojda, 66, of East Bethany, died Friday, May 28, 2021. She was a teller at HSBC Bank for 11 years and an employee of Offhaus Farms for over 25 years. She also worked at Noblehurst Farms, where she helped to create a newletter that helped dairy farms raise healthy calves. She loved to rescue animals and things. She served as a member and secretary of the Town of Bethany Zoning Board for over 30 years. Calling hours are on Wednesday, June 30, from 5pm to 7pm at the funeral home, where a memorial service will immediately follow. Memorials are suggested to Volunteers for Animals of the Buffalo Anatomical Gift Program. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Patricia Ann Birge, 78, of Byron, died Thursday, June 17, 2021, at UMMC. There are no prior calling hours. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, June 22, at 1pm, in the Byron Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Byron Rescue Squad or to Genesee Cancer Assistance. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Joshua Jones-Dickens, 49, of Batavia, died Tuesday, June 8, 2021. A graduate of Notre Dame High School, he was a volunteer at the Batavia VA Hospital. There are no prior calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, June 25, at noon, Resurrection Parish, St. Joseph Church.  Memorials are suggested to the Church. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Shirley Elaine Perkins LeSeur, 93, of Batavia, died Monday, June 14, 2021, at the LeRoy Village Green. She was a member of St. James Episcopal Church. She was very active in the community; having served as Executive Director of the YWCA, its Board of Trustees and Directors; and many other organizations. She was named Geneseean of the Year in 1992. Memorials are suggested to HomeCare and Hospice or her Church. A memorials service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

James A. Goff, 63, of Oakfield, died Friday, June 11, 2021, at home. He managed The Stumblin’ Inn of Elba with his brother for 40 years until it burned  down in 2018. He was a supporter of local music and giving back to the community.  Memorials are suggested to the Dear Jack Foundation, to benefit young adults with cancer, or to Crossroads House. Calling hours are on Wednesday, June 23, from 2pm until 5pm at the funeral home, where services will immediately follow. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner and Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Richard F. Cole, 78, of Oakfield, died Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at UMMC. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, and retired from Niagara Mohawk. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to the Church. Arrangements by: Burdett and Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.

Diane E. Howe Strock, 62, of Byron and NYC, died May 19, 2021. There will be a Celebration of her Life, Saturday, July 24, 2pm, outside at North Bergen Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Bergen.

Doris Henry (Mayl), 68, of Niagara Falls, died Monday, June 7, 2021, at Newfane Rehabilitation and Health Center. Calling hours are on Sunday, June 13, from 1pm to 4pm at the funeral home, where services will immediately follow. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Peter Gaines Schultz, 60, of Batavia, died April 21, 2021. He worked at Lapp Insulator Company until he purchsed the busing division of Lapp and went into partnership to create PCore Electric Company. Graveside services will be held Friday, June 11, in Grandview Cemetery 11am. Arrangements by: Batavia Funeral Homes.

Mildred C. (Francis) Glor, 96, of Henrietta, (formerly of Batavia), died Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at home.  Calling hours are on Sunday, June 6, from 2pm to 4pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, 11am, at Resurrection Parish, St. Joseph’s Church. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Wendy E. Gerrard, 73, of Batavia, died Thursday, May 20, 2021, after a courageous two year battle with leukemia. Calling hours are on Thursday, May 27, 5pm to 7pm at the funeral home, where a memorial service will immediately follow. Memorials are suggested to Homecare and Hospice. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Teresa A. Figlow, 74, of Batavia, died Saturday, May 15, 2021, at home. She loved her family and friends. She volunteered in the community and at one time owned her own business. Calling hours are on Wednesday, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, May 20, at 9am, at Ascension Parish. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Brian Michael Urban, 68, of Alabama, died Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at home. A Marine Corps veteran, he owned and operated Urban Automotive in Basom. There will be no visitation, services will be private for the family. Memorials are suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project. Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield

Mark R. Zetterberg, 61, of Batavia, died Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at Monroe Community Hospital. He was a member of the East Pembroke Fire Department, Fire Police and former Commissioner of the East Pembroke Fire District. Calling hours are on Saturday, May 29, from 1pm to 3pm at the funeral home, where a prayer service will immediately follow. Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.

Mary Elizabeth (Ross) Butler, 80, of Elba, died Sunday, May 9th, 2021. Funeral services will be held at Grace Baptist Church, 11am, Friday, May 14th. Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia

Robert M. O’Geen, 52, of Clifton Springs, died Sunday, May 9, 2021, from injuries sustained in  a motorcycle accident. He was a former parishioner of St. Anthony’s Church. Calling hours are from 3pm to 8pm at the funeral home, Thursday, May 13. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 9:30am Friday at St. Joseph’s Church. Memorials are suggested to Happy Tails, Canandaigua. Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.

Robert (Bob) B. Carleton, 65, of Batavia, died Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Rochester General Hospital. He loved reading and baseball. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sturday, June 19, at the Pavilion at Lakeside Beach State Park, Waterport. Memorials are suggested to the Richmond Memorial Library. Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.

Frank Paul Markwica, 82, of Conroe, TX, (formerly of Elba), died Friday, May 7, 2021. He worked at the Elba muck, Batavia Downs, and RR Gamble. He and his partners eventually purchased Gambles and ran the business until it sold in 1997.Funeral services will be held at St. James Episcopal Church, Tuesday, May 18, 11am. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association or to the Church.  Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Bonnie A. Beehler, 70, of LeRoy, died Monday, May 3, 2021, at home after a ten year battle with cancer. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Calling hours are from 3pm to 6pm on Saturday at the funeral home, where services will immediately follow. Memorials are suggested to a charity of donor’s choice in lieu of flowers.  Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

 

 

 

 



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