Obituaries

Rev. Raymond E. Walker, 77, of Stafford, died Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center, Rochester. A Marine Corps veteran, he became a Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputy after his service. He taught history at Batavia Middle School. He became an ordained minister in 1980 and later also served as the Assistant Principle at Batavia High School.  He served as pastor of the Immanuel Baptist Church, Batavia for several years and also served at the First Baptist Church. A private family service will be held. Public graveside service will be held Tuesday, June 2, 11am, at Mt. Rest Cemetery, Bergen. Memorials are suggested to Shriners Hospitals for Children. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Isabel M. Blanchard, 93, of Clarence, formerly of Corfu, died Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitaion Center. She worked for many years at E.N.Rowell Box Factory in Batavia and retired as a nurse’s aid at the Genesee County Nursing Home. There will be no call hours. Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.

Mary Jean (Borst) McJury, 88, of Batavia, died Monday, May 25, 2020. She committed her life to serving others in a 40 year nursing career. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to The Humane Society of Greater Rochester, Lollypop Farm. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

Jerome W. Acquard, 98, of Corfu, died Thursday, May 21, 2020, at home. A WWII veteran, he participated in many veteran events. There will be no memorial services at this time. After private family services there will be a memorial drive by at 1:15pm on Thursday, May 28. Arrangements by: C B Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.

Kathleen M. Johnson (Conley), 72, of Batavia, died Thursday, May 14, 2020, at home. She retired from Cablevision, Time Warner Cable after 25 years of service. There will be no prior calling hours. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to HomeCare & Hospice or Volunteers for Animals. Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.

Joanne M. Wagner, 84, of Batavia, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at Rochester General Hospital. She was an employee of the Batavia City School District. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association, or National Breast Cancer Foundation. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company, Batavia.

J. Daniel ( Dan) Galliford, Sr., 93, of East Bethany, died Saturday, May 9, 2020, at UMMC, Batavia. He was a general foreman for Genesee County Highway Dept. for 39 years. He also operated his farm for fifty years. He was a member of East Bethany Presbyterian Church and Bethany Fire Dept. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to the Church. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Edna A. Vazquez, 71, of Oakfield, died Thursday, May 7, 2020, at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, Batavia. She wasa former member of St. Padre Pio Parish. Private graveside services will be held. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Earl F. (Skip) Pickard, Jr., 59, of LeRoy, died Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at the Grand Rehabilitation & Nursing, Batavia. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.

Richard G. Rung, 92, of East Bethany, died Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at UMMC, Batavia. Richard served with the Coast Guard and for many years worked at M & T Bank, Batavia. He was an active member at St. James Episcopal Church. He was also a Kiwanis Club member. Services will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the Church. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.

Audrey J. Doll, 90, of Corfu, died Sunday, April 26, 2020, at the Harris Hill Nursing Facility. She and her late husband had owned and operated grocery stores in Corfu. She was an active member of the Corfu United Presbyterian Church and the Corfu Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary. Memorials are suggested to the  Church, or the Corfu Library. A memorial service will be scheduled for a later date. Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.

Michael Sabatino, 78, of Oakfield, died Tuesday, April 21, 2020. He was an active member of Batavia Assembly of God Church. For many years he ministered to those in the Genesee County Jail and Attica State Prison. He also served for over 35 years as the ASA Softball Commissioner in this area. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the Church, 24 North Spruce Street, Batavia. Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

Eleanor F. Found, 95, of Orchard Park, formerly of Batavia, died Monday, April 20, 2020, at her daughter’s home. She had been a long time teacher’s aide for the Batavia City School District. She also had been active in many volunteer organizations. A memorial service will be held at a later date at the Batavia First Presbyterian Church. Memorials are suggested to the Church, 300 East Main Street, Batavia. Arrangements by: H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

Shirley M. (Glidden) Schmigel, 92, of Corfu, died Monday, April 20, 2020, at Premier Genesee Center, Batavia. There will be no calling hours; services will be held privately. Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.

Patsy S. Gallo, 93, of Oakfield, died Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. He was a member of Resurrection Parish, St. Joseph’s site, and a retired machinist from Trojan Industries. Funeral services will be held at a time deemed safe to do so. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads House. Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.

Evelyn A. Legg, 90, of Batavia, died Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at Premier Genesee Center, Batavia. There will be no calling hours. Private services will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by: C. B. Beach 7 Son Mortuary, Corfu.

Donald M. Konarski, 92, of Elba, formerly of Batavia, died Friday, March 6, 2020, in Panama City Beach, FL. A WWII Naval veteran, he retired from LeRoy Industries after working there 44 years. Funeral services and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.

David H. Stearns, 62, of Stafford, died Monday, March 23, 2020, at Strong Memorial Hospital. A lifetime member of Godfrey’s Pond, David enjoyed boating and was a Saab enthusiast. He was a sales clerk at Barrett’s Batavia Marine Sporting Goods. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in David’s memory may be made to the Stafford Volunteer Fire Department, as well as the Genesee County Fish & Game Protective Association, Inc., Batavia. Arrangements by: the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

Lois “Elaine” Mortellaro, 90, of Batavia, died Sunday March 22, 2020 at United Memorial Medical Center. Elaine was co-owner of Mortellaro Sales and Service until 2013 when the business closed after 60 plus years. Services will be private at the convenience of the family with burial in Grandview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Arrangements by: the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC, Batavia.

Mrs. Pearl Lovria, 92, of Batavia, died Sunday, March 22, 2020, at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, surrounded by her loving family. She was a graduate of Batavia High School Class of 1945. She started working in the family business, Main Hardware in LeRoy, NY, worked at GTE Sylvania and retired from Genesee Hardware. She received the Botts/Hale Outstanding Senior Citizen Award from the Batavia Lions Club for years of volunteer service. She was a member of the “Happy Hookers” of Washington Towers, a group that crochets and knits baby hats for the maternity ward at the hospital and for All Babies Cherished. They also craft lap robes for people in wheelchairs at the Genesee County and NY State Veterans’ Homes. As a member of the “Happy Clippers'” Pearl clipped manufacturers’ coupons which were sent to servicemen and women overseas to be used in the PX. A public Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Pearl’s memory may be made to United Memorial Medical Center, Batavia, Lollypop Farm, Fairport, HomeCare & Hospice, Batavia, and Notre Dame High School, Batavia. Arrangements by: the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

Jean G. Hume, 93, of Batavia, died Friday, March 20, 2020, at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. An active member of the Batavia community, she was an active member of the Batavia First United Methodist Church since 1952. Jean was a member of the McNabb Class, Ingraham Class, Women’s Morning Worship Circles, served as the treasurer of the church and was responsible for the memorial fund of the church. Jean was also an integral part of United Memorial Medical Center; the former Genesee Memorial Hospital. Jean was a member and past president of the Hospital League, volunteered in the snack shop and was later employed part-time as the hospital historian and public relations director where she worked until she was 80 years old. There are no prior visiting hours. Her memorial service will be held at the Batavia First United Methodist Church at a later date. She will be laid to rest in West Bethany Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jean’s memory may be made to First United Methodist Church of Batavia, or UMMC Hospital League Foundation, Batavia. Arrangements by: the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

Ruby Martha Blachowicz, 85, of Alden, died Friday, March 20, 2020, at Brothers of Mercy Nursing Home. There will be no prior visitation. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. She will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Ruby’s name to Brothers of Mercy Foundation, Clarence. Arrangements by: the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

Richard (Dick) Fluker, 79, of Batavia, died Thursday morning March 19, 2020 at the United Memorial Medical Center. Dick was a longtime farmer in the area. Considering the ongoing Covid-19 epidemic and consultation with the Fluker family, it has been decided to postpone Dick’s visitation and funeral services until such time that family, friend and community interaction is deemed safe. Memorials in Dick’s memory are suggested to, Town of Batavia Fire Station #2, Genesee Cancer Assistance, Inc. Batavia or the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, Chicago, IL. Arrangements by: the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC, Batavia.

Geraldine Casper McMillan, 97, of Batavia died March 18, 2020 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. She graduated from Alexander Central High School in 1940 and in 1944 she entered St. Jerome Hospital’s nursing program under the US Cadet Nurse Corp., during World War II. She received her NY Registered Nurse license in 1947. There will be no visitation. Private services will be held for the immediate family. A public memorial service will be held at a later date and will be announced. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, Batavia. Arrangements by: the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home of Oakfield.

Stanley V. Schumann, 83, of Batavia, died Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at Holy Cross Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Stan was a long time Student Advisor for Genesee-Wyoming BOCES in Batavia. Mr. Schumann was the President of Temple Emanu-El in Batavia for 37 years and ran the Prostate Support Group locally. There will be no visitation. A public celebration of life will be held at a later date, and will be announced. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Stanley’s memory may be made to a cause or charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements by: the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

Charles C. Bradley, Jr., 82, of Batavia, died Thursday, March 12, 2020, at his home. Charles was an accomplished musician who served as the music director for St. John’s Cathedral in Spokane, Washington. He played the organ at various churches in Buffalo, Rochester and Batavia. He was instrumental in beginning “Friends of The Arts” in 2002 to benefit students from the Eastman School of Music. There will be no visitation. Memorial services will be held at a future date at St. James Episcopal Church, Batavia, when the current health recommendations allow for family to travel. He will be laid to rest in Grand View Cemetery. Memorials may be made in Charles’ name to the music program at St. James Episcopal Church, Batavia. Arrangements by: to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

Rose M. Hodgins, 97, of Basom, died Thursday, March 12, 2020, at Beechwood Continuing Care in Getzville. Rose catered weddings in the Oakfield Alabama area and took the dog census for the town of Alabama. Rose was a school bus driver for the Oakfield Alabama Central School District for 30 years. A Celebration of Life for Rose will be held at a later date. She will be laid to rest in Alabama Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Rose’s name may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care Buffalo, Hospice Foundation, or online at https://www.hospicebuffalo.com/giving/give-hospice/ or to the Oakfield Alabama Hall of Fame, attn: Hall of Fame Treasurer, OACS Alumni Hall of Fame, Oakfield. Arrangements by: the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.

Jack P. Hawks, 87, of Batavia, died in Hernando Beach, FL on March 5, 2020, surrounded by family and friends. Mr. Hawks graduated from the Batavia School System, where he enjoyed playing football, track, and baseball. He served in the U.S. Army from 1952 to 1954 during the Korean War and earned the Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and the PRES Unit Citation. Mr. Hawks worked at Graham Manufacturing for 14 years. He began his career with the Genesee County Sheriff’s Department as a Special Deputy on the Water Rescue Team in 1966 and became a Deputy Sheriff in 1969 and retired in 1992. He then worked as a security officer for the Social Services Department in Batavia until his retirement in 2012. Mr. Hawks proudly served his country and the people of Genesee County for most of his adult life. The Hawks family will be present at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC Batavia, March 14th, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with a Celebration of Life Service to follow. Jack P. Hawks will be laid to rest at Grand View Cemetery in Batavia. Memorial donations may be made in Jack P. Hawks’ name at the Alzheimer’s Association. http://act.alz.org/goto/Jack-P-Hawks Arrangements by: the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC, Batavia.

Ronald P. Dibble, 81 of Batavia, died Tuesday March 3, 2020 at Strong Memorial Hospital. Ron served his country honorably with the U.S. Army from 1959-1962. He was a paramedic for the former Genesee Memorial Hospital and taught EMT certification courses with the Red Cross. He became the owner of Security Roofing in Batavia until his retirement. Ron was a past member of the Town of Batavia Fire Dept., Elba Fire Dept. and Stafford Fire Dept.. He was also a past member of the former Sertoma Club and the BPO Elks Club of Batavia. Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Monday March 9th from 4 to 7pm at the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC, Batavia. Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family with burial in Elmwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to Genesee Cancer Assistance, Batavia, or the Palliative Care Unit at URMC, Rochester. Arrangements by: the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC, Batavia.

John W. Pike, 81, of Byron died Monday, March 2, 2020, at his home under the care of HomeCare & Hospice and his loving family. John was a member of both the Byron and South Byron Volunteer Fire Departments. Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia, where John’s Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday. Arrangements by: the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

Anita Susan Hawes, 58, of Batavia, died Monday, March 2, 2020, at Erie County Medical Center. Anita worked at Travelore Travel Service, which she owned and operated for 35 years. There will be no prior calling hours. A memorial service will be held on Sunday at 1 p.m. at St. James Episcopal, Church, 405 East Main Street, Batavia. Arrangements by: the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

Thomas Bakos, 79, of Batavia, died Saturday February 29, 2020 at Rochester General Hospital. Mr. Bakos served his country with the U.S. Air Force from 1959-1962. He was employed by Doehler Jarvis in Batavia and Eastman Kodak in Rochester prior to his retirement. Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories on Saturday March 7th from 9-10am at Ascension Parish, where his Mass of Christian Burial will commence at 10am. Inurnment will follow with full military honors in St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to Ascension Parish or Ascension Parish St. Vincent DePaul Society, Batavia. Arrangements by: the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC, Batavia.

Anthony J. Deni, 95, of Batavia,died peacefully Saturday morning February 29, 2020 with his family around him. In his early years he was an onion muck farmer, then began to work with his father and brother building homes in the Batavia area. After his father’s retirement he started A. Deni Builders and continued to build homes independently in the Batavia area, becoming a real estate broker as well. Before retiring he was a city housing inspector for the city of Batavia. The Deni family will be present from 4 to 8p.m. on Thursday March 5, 2020 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC, Batavia where prayers will be recited 10:45 a.m. Friday March 6 followed by an 11:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph’s Site), Celebrated by Rev. Ivan Trujillo. Anthony will be entombed in the Fr. T. Bernard Kelly Mausoleum at St. Joseph’s Cemetery along with Military Honors. Memorials in his memory are suggested to Genesee Cancer Assistance, Inc. Batavia. Arrangements by: the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC, Batavia.

Shelagh D. Hoffman, 91, of Batavia, died Friday, February 28, 2020, at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. A member of St. James Episcopal Church in Batavia, Shelagh was an avid bridge player who loved to read. There will be no prior visiting hours. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 7th at Grand View Cemetery, Clinton Street Road, Batavia. Arrangements by: the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.

Eugene E. Bezon, 80, of Elba, died peacefully Friday February 28, 2020 at Rochester General Hospital. Graduating in 1958 and remaining on the family homestead, Gene married his sweetheart, Susan Dickens in 1963, took to milking cows and thus began, Eugene Bezon Farms. His hard work and dedication to the farm and his family is evident as the farm continues to operate today under his motto of, “Work Done First.” Gene’s family will be present from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday March 4, 2020 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC, Batavia where prayers will be recited 9:15 a.m. Thursday morning March 5 followed by his Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Padre Pio Parish Elba Site with Rev. Thaddeus Bocianowski, Officiating, he will be laid to rest in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Elba, NY. Memorials in his memory will benefit the Future Farmers of America Programs at both Elba & Oakfield-Alabama Central Schools, those donations are payable to Elba Central School, please write in memo line, In memory of Eugene Bezon. Arrangements by: the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC, Batavia.

Glenn R. Frier, 83, of Batavia, died Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia. Glenn was a retiree of Lapp Insulator and enjoyed golfing, fishing, and woodworking. There will be no visitation. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Mr. Frier will be laid to rest with his wife in Grand View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Glenn’s memory may be made to Disabled American Veterans, Dav Chapter 166, Batavia. Arrangements by: the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

Walter J. Wright, 64, of Batavia, passed away on Monday, February 24, 2020, at his home. Walter Wright was born and raised in Warsaw, New York where he worked on the Wright family farm. After graduating from Warsaw High, school he went on to serve 6 years in the Navy. Calling hours are Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia, where military honors will be rendered at 12 p.m. also on Saturday. Memorial contributions in Walter’s memory may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements by: the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

Michael A. McDonald, 63, of Batavia, died Monday, February 24, 2020, at his home. Michael retired with 35 years of service with the FBI Forensic Laboratory and proudly served six years with the United States Marines. There are no prior calling hours. Michael’s Mass of Christian burial will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Padre Pio Parish – St. Cecilia’s Worship Site, Oakfield. Burial with military honors will be in St. Cecelia’s Cemetery, Oakfield. Memorial contributions in Michael’s memory may be made to Volunteers for Animals, Batavia, as well as St. Cecelia’s Cemetery Fund, Oakfield. Arrangements by: the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.

Lee Klawer, 99, of East Pembroke, died Tuesday, February 18, 2020. Lee was a longtime farmer and farming was his life. After he retired, he operated a fruit and vegetable stand. Family and friends may call Friday, February 21, 2020 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., Corfu. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Cornerstone Church of East Pembroke. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, East Pembroke. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cornerstone Church of East Pembroke, or to Gateway Home, Attica. Arrangements by: the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., Corfu.

Eric J. Smith “Rick”, 67, of Batavia, died Monday February 17, 2020 at United Memorial Medical Center. Rick was the owner of the family business, George E. Smith Motors in Batavia, until his retirement in the late 1990’s. Family and friends are cordially invited to share in his Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday February 22nd, 11 am at Resurrection Parish, Batavia. Memorial contributions in his name may be offered to a charity of the donors preference. Arrangements by: the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC, Batavia.

Marguerite K. Arelline, 69, of Oakfield, died Friday, February 14, 2020 at United Memorial Medical Center. She retired from Harlequin Distribution Center last year, where she worked as a Systems Analyst. She also spent many years at Frontier, Kodak, and Xerox where she worked as a brilliant, self-taught programmer always impressing her colleagues with her analytical expertise. She was also a Specialist 4th Class veteran of the U.S. Army. Friends may call this Friday (2/21) from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday (2/22) from 1 to 3 p.m. with funeral service to immediately follow at Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield. In addition to flowers, memorials to the Disabled American Veterans charity are being accepted. Burial services will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Coxsackie, NY later this spring. Arrangements by: the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.

Lily H. V. (Glans) Samuelson, 95, died February 13, 2020 at home in The Woodlands TX. Lily was a longtime resident of Batavia NY where she was active in the First Presbyterian Church and the Genesee Memorial Hospital Guild. A memorial service will be held at the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC in Batavia later this summer followed by internment beside her husband at Grandview Cemetery with the date to be determined at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by: the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC, Batavia.

Janet M. Grasso, 78, of Batavia, died Friday February 7, 2020 at Elderwood of Lakeside at Brockport. Janet worked for Griffith Energy for many years and was a member of Ascension Parish, the former St. Anthony’s. The Grasso family will be present from 3 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday February 12, 2020 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC, Batavia where prayers will be recited 8:45 a.m. Thursday February 13 followed by a 9:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Ascension Parish (Sacred Heart) celebrated by rev. David R. Glassmire. Janet will be entombed in the Fr. T. Bernard Kelly Mausoleum at St. Joseph’s Cemetery and memorials in her memory are suggested to Crossroads House, Batavia. Arrangements by: the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC, Batavia.

Joyce E. (Skeet) Groth, 82, of Corfu, New York passed away on Friday, February 7, 2020. Joyce was a bank teller at M&T Bank in Corfu for 18 years before retiring. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, February 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., Corfu. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 13 at 11 a.m. at the Cornerstone Church of East Pembroke. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cornerstone Church of East Pembroke or the East Pembroke Fire Dept. Rescue Squad, Batavia. Arrangements by: the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., Corfu.

Robert G. Beyer, 94, of Brockport, died February 6, 2020 on this 94th birthday after a brief illness. Robert was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War earning a Bronze Star during World War II. Family and Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday and 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Bergen. Robert’s Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Brigid’s Church, Bergen. Burial with military honors will be in the spring in St. Brigid’s Cemetery in Bergen. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Robert’s name to the Mary Cariola Center, Rochester, or the Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center, c/o Lifetime Care, Attn: Donations, Rochester. Arrangements by: the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Bergen.

James G. Cudney, age 77, died on Feb. 3, 2020 at Monroe Community Hospital in Rochester. Jim was a Switch Technician at Rochester Telephone Co. for 34 years and and also at Adelphia Communications in Buffalo for 5 years. He served from 1964 until 1966 as a Sgt. in the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam war. In retirement he served his community as Councilman of Byron for 5 years and Chairman of the ZBA for 4 years. At his request there will be no calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be held in the spring with burial in the North Byron Cemetery and a military honor guard. Memorials can be made to the donor’s choice. Arrangements by: the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

George J. Capp, 86, of Rochester, passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020, at his home in Rochester. Mr. Capp served his country honorably with the Air Force where he was a mechanic. Following his discharge, he worked for many years as a mechanic with the US Post Office in Rochester. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia, where Capp’s funeral service and military honors will immediately follow calling hours at 4 p.m. Private burial will be in Grand View Cemetery in Batavia. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Capp’s memory may be made to Wilmot Cancer Center, Rochester or the Eastman School of Music, Rochester. Arrangements by: the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

Amy L. Huntzinger (Netter), 62, of Batavia, died unexpectedly on Sunday, February 2, 2020. Amy volunteered at the Corfu Fire Department and was the first female firefighter in Genesee County. Additionally, she worked at Genesee Memorial Hospital for 17 years, beginning as a nurse’s aide and subsequently becoming an EMT in the emergency room. She began working at H&R Block as a Tax Specialist and retired after 32 years. Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 8th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia. Her Celebration of Life will immediately follow visitation. A luncheon will immediately follow at The Oasis Restaurant located at the Quality Inn, Batavia. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Amy’s memory may be made to Lupus Foundation of America, Washington, DC. Arrangements by: the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Batavia.

 

 

 



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