Arlene M. Demarest, 86, of Batavia, passed away on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 at United Memorial Medical Center.

Arlene was born January 16, 1934 in North Java, a daughter of the late LeeRoy and Ethel (Whitcomb) Duckworth.

Arlene enjoyed being outside, gardening and flowers.

Surviving are her daughter, Karen (John) Gallo of Batavia; grandchildren, Amy (Charles) Hathaway of Churchville and Jason (Amanda) Gallo of Le Roy; great-grandchildren, Miranda, Makenna and John “Jack”; a sister, Carol (Frank) Aquino of Elba; sisters-in-law, Ruth Duckworth of Oregon and Betty Duckworth of Batavia; a brother-in-law, Bill Snyder of Rochester and several nieces and nephews.

Arlene is the wife of the late Robert Demarest and sister of the late Clara Snyder, Cleta Davis, Oma Reddick, Ida Duckworth, Harold Duckworth, Willard Duckworth, Paul Duckworth, Carl Duckworth, Howard Duckworth, Raymond Duckworth, Irene Duckworth and Ida Duckworth.

There will be no prior calling hours. Arlene‘s Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Grandview Cemetery, Clinton Street Road, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lupus Foundation of America, NE Regional Office, 2121 K Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20037,

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Arrangements for Arlene were entrusted to the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia, (585) 343-5673.

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