Obituaries

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.

Dennis M. Giles, 74, of Oakfield, died Sunday, April 25, 2021, at UMMC. He was a member of the Alabama Basom United Methodist Church. A US Naval veteran, he had worked at Bison Ford for part of his career. His memorial service is by invitation only, however his service can be viewed by logging into the online funeral home feed. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

Robert L. Sheehan, 74, of Batavia, died Monday, April 19, 2021, at UMMC. He worked for over 20 years for Community Action of Orleans and Genesee. There are no prior visiting hours. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Jack G. Hulburt, 83, of Churchville, died Sunday, April 18, 2021. Prior to working as a firefighter for Eastman Kodak, Rochester, he was a firefighter for the City of Batavia for six years. After his 27 year career with Kodak, he drove bus for the Byron-Bergen High School and Churchville-Chili School districts and Leonard Bus Company. Jack is a member of the Notre Dame High School Hall of Fame. There will be no visitation. Private services with military honors will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to Notre Dame High School. Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.

Scott A. Larkin, 66, of Batavia, died Sunday, April 18, 2021, at home. He enjoyed hunting and antiquing. Private funeral services will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Nelson A. Foley, 83, of Batavia, died Saturday, April 17, 2021, at Hildebrandt Hospice Care Facility, Rochester. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. Prior to retirement he worked at the former P.W. Minor & Sons Shoe Factory. Calling hours will be on Friday, April 23, from noon to 1pm at the Church, 31 Washington Street, Batavia. Funeral services will immediately follow. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Loren F. Merrill, 100, of Bethany Center, died Thursday, April 15, 2021. He had worked at Bell Aircraft during WWII and was a mechanic at Climax, Batavia for 23 years. He also worked 14 years at the NY State School for the Blind in Batavia. He was a member of Bethany Center Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 24, at noon, in the Church. Visitation will be held at the Church from 10am to noon and after services from 1pm to 3pm. Memorials are suggested to the Maple Lawn Cemetery or the Church. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Janet M. Anderson, 80, of Batavia, died Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at home. She was a member of Resurrection Parish, St. Mary’s Church. Calling hours are on Monday, from 4pm to 7pm, at the funeral home. A funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Church, 10am, Tuesday. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Gary S. Antinore, Jr., 58, of Bergen, died Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at his parent’s home. He was a deeply religious person who enjoyed buying and selling sheep. There is no visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service, Tuesday, April 20, 11am, in Mt. Rest Cemetery, Bergen. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner and Co. Funeral Home, Bergen.

Joyce Ann Roby, 85, of Batavia, (formerly of Lima, Ohio), died Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at home. She loved to sing in her church Choir at New Creation Lutheran Church and painting. Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Henry Stefanski, 74, of Batavia, died Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at the Grand Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Batavia. He performed professionally for 25 years with some of Poland’s most prominent jazz bands, recording Poland’s first jazz gold record. He emigrated to the US in 1989 and continued his music  with bands in the US and Canada. Calling hours are on Monday, April 12, from 5pm to 7pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, 11am, at Resurrection Parish. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Shirley T. Mowers, 97, of Bergen, died Wednesday, March 31, at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. She will be remembered as a wonderful seamstress, making bibs, Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls, and teddy bears. There will be no prior calling hours. Private services at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to Volunteers for Animals. Arrangements by: H.E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Bergen.

Emerson Wheeler Campbell, 86, of Batavia, died Tuesday, September 10, 2019, and his  funeral has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 6th, 10am, at the Batavia First Presbyterian church, Batavia. Service will also be live streamed. Mr. Campbell had traveled the world – all seven continents – spending summers at Godfrey’s Pond. Memorials are suggested to the Church. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Gerald E. Good, 79, of Batavia, died Sunday, March 28, 2021, at home. He was a member of Alexander United Methodist Church. For many years he worked in the local farming community; including MY-T Acres, Path Truck Lines, Del Mar Farms, Baker Brook Dairy. While working for the NYS Department of Corrections in Attica, he also owned and operated a dairy farm.  Calling hours are on Friday, April 2, from 5pm to 8pm at the funeral home. Services will be held 1pm. Saturday, at the Alexander United Methodist Church. Memorials are suggested to the Church or Volunteers for Animals. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Gladys L. Hilchey, 97, of Batavia, died Sunday, March 28, 2021, at UMMC. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and worked for many years as a beautician. There are no calling hours and services will be private for the family. Memorials are suggested to Genesee Cancer Assistance. Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.

Jacob Ryan Lavrincik, 32, of Warsaw, died Sunday, March 28, 2021. He was a graduate of Attica High School. Calling hours are on Thursday, April 1, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

James E. Bohn, 67, of Mooresville, NC, died Friday, March 19, 2021. A long time Genesee County resident, he managed ABC Glass in Batavia before moving to NC. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to Genesee County Ducks Unlimited or All Babies Cherished. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Carol Ann Acquard, 87, of Corfu, died Monday, March 22, 2021. There will be a double celebration of life for Carol and her late husband, Jerome, on Saturday, May 29, at 2pm, outside at the family homestead. Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.

Eleanor (Nellie) Cortright, 91, of Basom, died on her birthday, Monday, March 22, at UMMC, Batavia. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the Alabama or Indian Falls Volunteer Fire Departments. Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.

Mary Hart Kelly, 91, of Batavia, died Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at LeRoy Village Green Residential Health Care Facility, LeRoy. She taught Home Economics in Ripley, Ellicottville, and Batavia. She attended church at St. Joseph’s in Batavia and Holy Name of Mary parish in Ellicottville. Mary’s visitation and Mass of Christian burial will be held in June at Holy Name of Mary in Ellicotville. Memorials are suggested to the Church. Arrangements by: H.E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Richard C. (Dick) Parkman, Jr., 79, of Batavia, died Monday, March 15, 2021, at LeRoy Village Green Rehabilitation Health Care Facility. He was the Principal at Alexander High School for 24 years. He was a member of Northgate Free Methodist Church. Calling hours are on Friday, March 19, from 5pm to 8pm and Saturday, March 20, from 10am to 11am at the Church. Funeral services will immediately follow. Memorials are suggested to the Church or the Alzheimer’s Association. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Barbara W. Stein, 89, of Bergen, died Saturday, March 6, 2021. She was a member of St. Brigid Church. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on April 24, 11am, at the Church. Memorials are suggested to the Parkinson Foundation. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Bergen.

Valera Mae Dart Radka, 95, of Oakfield, died Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at the LeRoy Village Green Residential Healthcare Facility. She had worked in the office of the Massey Harris Company prior to moving to Batavia and becoming a home maker. She was a member of the Oakfield Presbyterian Church. Funeral services will be private. Memorials are suggested to the Oakfield United Methodist Church. Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.

 



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