Sharon Lena Schrauger Davis, 74, of Loxley, Ala., passed from this life into her Heavenly home on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. Sharon was born on Jan. 25, 1947, in Binghamton, N.Y., to Betty and Louis Schrauger. She was raised and lived in and around the Batavia/Elba, N.Y., area before moving to…

Bruce H. Merle, 76, of Attica, passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021. He was born Jan. 18, 1945 in Warsaw, to the late Arthur E. (Florence C. Chamberlain) Merle.

Patricia Ann Messina of Batavia passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, after a brief illness. Patty was born on Jan. 20, 1944, the daughter of the late Francis and Eleanor Tatarka.

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Viola Marie (Oakes) Kerr (Vi), peacefully passed at the aged of 87 on March 1, 2021 under the loving care of Crossroads House in Batavia N.Y. Viola, the daughter of Norman and Jessie (Morey) Oakes was born in Lockport, N.Y., on March 13, 1933. She was predeceased by her two brothers, Harold …

Susanne “Sue” Dixon Baker, 76, of Longview, Texas, formerly of Batavia, N.Y., went to be with her heavenly father on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. She was born April 30, 1944, in Batavia, N.Y., to Romaine A. and Regina Siewerski Dixon. She graduated from Alexander Central High School, NY, where …

Joseph J. Uveino of Perry died peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at his home in Mount Morris. He was born the son of Dominic and Mary (Barnard) Uveino in Batavia, N.Y. He married the love of his life, Kathryn Winter, on June 29, 1962. He owned and operated Joe Uve…

LE ROY ~ Brian W. Kettle, age 79, passed away early Monday afternoon (March 1, 2021) at the LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home.

CHURCHVILLE/BERGEN — Gloria S. Stein, age 82, longtime member of St. Brigid’s Church in Bergen, passed away on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia.

Arthur N. “Pete” Blanchard, 81, of Lyndonville, N.Y., went to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb, 26, 2021, at the Orchard Manor Nursing Home.

Carole Ann Chatt, 78, of Batavia and Sarasota, Fla., passed away on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at Strong Memorial Hospital. She was born on Oct. 23, 1942, in Batavia, N.Y., to the late Joseph and Jennie (Rizzo) Megliore. She is preceded in death by her sister, JoAnn Dombrowski, who died in 1991.

Lulu (Lou) J. Kirkpatrick Tillotson of Batavia, and formerly from Pavilion and Oakfield passed away on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at the age of 97. She was born on July 19, 1923, the daughter of John and Lillian (Root) Pask. Lou was a homemaker and graduated from Oakfield Alabama High School, …

BATAVIA — Cathleen M. Kosiorek, 80, of Batavia and formerly of Stafford, passed away on Thursday, (Feb. 25, 2021) at her home under the care of HomeCare & Hospice and her loving family.

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Bob Knipe died peacefully at home in Batavia, NY on Saturday, February 20th. In the weeks before his passing, Bob received messages of love and support from hundreds of colleagues and friends, and he expressed gratitude at being surrounded by the love of family members, friends and community.

George A. Hanel, 81, of Batavia, passed away unexpectedly on Monday (Feb. 22, 2021) at his residence.

Sandra “Sandy” Hahn (nee Wheaton) of Batavia and Cowlesville, N.Y.. Passed away Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, at Brothers of Mercy Nursing Home in Clarence, N.Y., after a brief illness.

GASPORT — Fred C. Kaufman, age 58, died unexpectedly Feb. 24, 2021 at Eastern Niagara Hospital. He was born June 28, 1962, in Lockport, a son of the late Frederick and Joanne (Starkweather) Kaufman, and had lived in this area all of his life.

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Sheila M. Quincey, 78, of Batavia passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, at Cottage Grove Memory Care in Rochester, N.Y., surrounded by her family.

Julia Barniak, 82, of Pavilion, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. She was born on Feb. 16, 1939, in Batavia, to the late Joseph and Mary (Zalenski) Barniak.

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VARYSBURG — Edward J. Kirsch, age 75, of Hollow Road, Varysburg, passed away at home, peacefully, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. Ed was born in Buffalo, Dec. 16, 1945, a son of the late Raymond and Cecelia George Kirsch. A 1964 graduate of Arcade High School, Ed became a lifetime resident Sheldon a…

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OAKFIELD — Genevieve Versaggi, age 85, of Oakfield, passed away on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, at her home.

STAFFORD — Richard “Dick” F. Totten, age 74, of Morganville Road, passed away unexpectedly at home on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021.

Gerald Henry Lamb, formerly of Darien, N.Y., passed away on Feb. 21, 2021, aged 98. Dad was born in Darien, N.Y. on Aug. 23, 1922. Dad graduated from Corfu High School in 1939, and worked the family dairy farm with his father, Henry, and younger brother, Evan, eventually purchasing it from H…

Valerie V. DiFalco, 95, of Batavia passed away peacefully on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at the United Memorial Medical Center. She was born on Nov. 23, 1925, in Buffalo to the late Peter and Ida (Schiavi) Sinibaldi. In addition to her parents, Valerie is predeceased by her husband, Sebastian DiF…

BATAVIA — Roland R. “Cappy” Cappiello, 97, of Batavia, passed away on Saturday (Feb. 20, 2021) at Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Facility in Warsaw.

Daralee Bobette McCulloch was born to Frederick and Norma Ruth Roberts in Buffalo, N.Y., on a winter’s day in March 1941. She was the middle child of 7 siblings, the late Paul (Linda) Roberts of Michigan, the late Ronald (Barbara) Roberts of Batavia, the late Dennis (Mary Jane) Roberts of At…

Robert G. Knipe, 73, of Batavia, passed away peacefully Saturday (Feb. 20, 2021) with his family at his side. A complete obituary will be published during the week.

STAFFORD — Richard “Dick” F. Totten, age 74, of Morganville Road, passed away unexpectedly at home on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021.

LAKESIDE BLUFF/KUCKVILLE — Lysbeth A. “Betsy” Hoffman, 82, died Feb. 18. 2021 in her residence following a long illness. She was born Dec. 1, 1938 in Albion, a daughter of William Hart and Mary (Covell) Hey and was a lifelong resident of the area. Betsy was a graduate of the Lyndonville Scho…

NORTH JAVA — Elaine Ruth Mattia, age 83, formerly of North Java, passed away, Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at the Wyoming County Skilled Nursing Facility in Warsaw. Elaine was born in Plattsburg, N.Y., June 23, 1937, a daughter of the late Harvey and Ruth Blair Bridges. She graduated from Peru Hig…

Martin Charles Will “Marty”, of Florida, passed away at his home on Jan. 10, 2021. He was born on Dec. 6, 1953, in Batavia, to Junamae Will Qutermous of Batavia and the late John V. Will. Marty was predeceased by his sister, Christine Will; and stepfather, Paul Qutermous.

BROCKPORT — Louise S. (Baker) Harvey, 88, of Brockport, passed away on Monday, Feb, 15, 2021, at Medina Memorial Hospital.

Shirley Lee McCabe, 76, of Batavia, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, at Unity Hospital in Rochester after a long hard fought battle.

PAVILION — Betty Lou (Kipfer) Lichti, age 78, of S. Lake Road, passed away unexpectedly at home on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021.

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BATAVIA — Ruth Joan Knorr, 83, passed peacefully onto Heaven on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, at Premier Genesee in Batavia with the love of her sister by her side. She was born on Oct. 8, 1937, in Philadelphia, Pa., the daughter of the late Raymond H. and Mary M. Knorr of Batavia. She is also pred…

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WYOMING — Jean Ewell, age 94, of Pavilion Warsaw Road “Pearl Creek” passed away, peacefully at home, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Jean was born in Warsaw, June 11, 1926, a daughter of the late Walter and Nellie Minor Fisher. Jean was a 1943 graduate of Wyoming Cen…

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BATAVIA — Carol Ann Husted, 84, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at Strong Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Nov. 11, 1936, in Dearborn, Mich., the daughter of the late Harold Hugo Huebner and Catherine Shearn Huebner and former wife of the …

BATAVIA — Gary Richard Payne, 72, of Batavia, passed away suddenly on Friday, (Feb. 5, 2021) at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia.

BATAVIA — Sandra L. Cortright, 62, of Batavia, passed away on Wednesday, (Feb. 10, 2021) at Unity Hospital in Rochester.

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Daniel M. Preedom, age 63, of Warsaw, passed away at his home on Feb. 12, 2021.

Jennie M. Miceli, age 92, of Warsaw, passed away on Feb. 11, 2021 at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw.

BATAVIA — Robert J. Chatt, age 82, of Batavia passed away on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021, at Unity Hospital in Rochester.

LE ROY — Arnold M. Kelly, age 84, of Warsaw Road, passed away Friday (Feb. 12, 2021) at Rochester General Hospital, in the loving presence of his daughter.

Gerald B. Ramsey, age 74, of Warsaw, passed away at home on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021.

WATERPORT — Jane L. Pahuta, age 76, died Feb, 10, 2021 at her residence following a long illness. She was born June 9, 1944, in Harrisburg, Pa., to James and Grace (Jewell) Engle and had lived in this area most of her life.

Vera Grace Snyder Adair (Myers), 87, of Buckeye, Ariz,, died at 1:55 p.m, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, at Banner Thunderbird Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz., from COVID complications. Vera, known by many as “V”, was born Jan. 23, 1934, in Attica, N.Y., to Merrill and Oma Myers. She married Robert Adai…

Frances Ann Gautieri Brown passed away Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, at Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, Conn., at the age of 80. She was born March 2, 1940, to Dr. Michael and Angelina Abate Gautieri in Batavia, N.Y. An ardent proponent of public service, Fran had a long and distinguished caree…

LE ROY — Charles Brace Hayward III “Charlie” (age 87) passed away on Feb. 11, 2021. A longtime resident of Le Roy, Charlie worked for Le Roy Central Schools, retiring after 17 years. He also enjoyed working part-time at Crocker’s Ace Hardware. He loved spending time with family, fishing and …

Edwin (Ed, Uncle Snooks) Yasses died Feb. 11, 2021. Born Dec. 1, 1936 to Frank and Wanda (Stachowski) Yasses. Preceded in death by his wife Margaret (Mickey) Yasses, who passed away Dec. 15, 2013.

ROCHESTER — Bill passed away Feb. 11, 2021, unexpectedly. He was born in Batavia on April 13, 1949, to Robert K. and Genevieve McBride (predeceased). He is survived by his loving wife, Linda McBride of 52 years. He is also survived by his three children, Christine (Robert) Hill of Rochester,…

PAVILION/THE VILLAGES, Fla, — Stewart A. Whitney passed away peacefully on Feb. 7, 2021, with his loving wife by his side.