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Mrs. Gertrude K. Beswick, 92, wife of the late Robert L. Beswick, who died in 2005, died Sunday (August 31, 2014) at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital in Williamsville.

She was born December 10, 1921 in Matheson, Ontario, a daughter of the late Ludwig and Ester Nordstrum Nyquist.

Mrs. Beswick enjoyed gardening and was an accomplished seamstress. Before her husband's passing they frequently traveled, often times with the men he served with in the US Army during WWII.  She was especially fond of her cat, Lily and was a member of St. James Episcopal Church in Batavia.

Survivors include three children, Stephen L. Beswick of Batavia, Pamela (Rodney) Herdegon of Batavia and Bruce (Doreen) Beswick of Rye, NY; six granddaughters,  Kelley Caffo, Jamie Beswick, Stacey Daprizio, Stephanie D'Alba, Kathryn Johnston and Allison Beswick; four great- grandchildren and nieces and nephews. 

She is the sister of the late Ester M. Scoins and M. Lillian Rice.

Calling hours are Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main St., Batavia.  Services will be Saturday at 11:00 am at St. James Episcopal Church, 405 East Main St., Batavia.  Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery, Batavia.

Memorials may be made to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, NY 14021 or St. James Episcopal Church, 405 East Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020.  

Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.



Oakfield - Mr. Augustine Robert Fenello, 76, of Oakfield, a self-employed hairdresser for over 40 years, passed away on Friday, August 29, 2014 at the New York State Veteran's Home.

Mr. Fenello was born October 13, 1937 in Batavia, a son of the late Benjamin, Sr. and Florence Picirillo Fenello.

A member of St. Padre Pio Parish - Oakfield worship site, Mr. Fenello was a member of the Buffalo Hairdresser Association and the Oakfield-Alabama American Legion. He served with the United States Navy from 1956-60 where he was an aviation mechanic for Patrol Squadron Eight.

As a jack of all trades, Mr. Fenello spent much of his spare time building, remodeling and fixing whatever was needed by any friends or family. He was a diehard Notre Dame Football and New York Yankees fan. However, his greatest passion was simply spending time with his family and friends.     

Mr. Fenello was the beloved husband of Shirley Rademacker Fenello whom he married June 16, 1962; loving father of Michael (Suzanne) Fenello of Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania and Michele (Brian) Telga of Chili; brother of  Nicholas (Sarah) Fenello of Batavia; brother-in-law of Dino Giordano of  Hilton, Gary (Mary Rose) Rademacker of Batavia, Wayne (Leslie) Rademacker of Oakfield, Sylvia Rademacker of Akron and Connie McClure of Batavia; cherished grandfather of Cody, Caitlin and Nicolette Fenello of Cranberry Township, PA and Zachary and Alexis Telga of Chili and  loving uncle of fifteen nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his brother, Benjamin Fenello, Jr.; sister, Ruth Giordano; and brother-in-laws Allan and Dean Rademacker

Friends may call on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield. His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Padre Pio Parish, St. Cecilia's Worship Site, 56 Maple Avenue, Oakfield.  Burial, with full military honors, will be held at St. Cecilia’s Cemetery. Please consider memorials in his name to American Heart Association, 20 North Pointe, Suite #130, Amherst, New York 14228 or Down Syndrome Support Group of Western New York, 547 Englewood Avenue, Kenmore New York. 14223.  Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.burdettandsanford.com.

ANTOINETTE CIACCIO - Age 88, of Batavia, died peacefully Thursday evening August 28, 2014 at the Batavia Health Care Center. She was born April 20, 1926 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Matteo and Lena (Cicero) Recchio, also preceded in death by her husband, Rico Ciaccio and siblings, Frank, Michael and Ralph Recchio, Helen DiPiazza and Mary Rose Mogavero.

   Antoinette was a lifelong member of Ascension Parish where she also served as a Eucharistic Minister, she was employed for many years at the former Sylvania plant in Batavia.

   Surviving is her loving brother Matthew "Junior" Recchio of West Palm Beach, FL along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

   Family and friends may visit from 4-8 p.m. on Monday September 1, 2014 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where prayers will be recited 9:00 a.m. Tuesday September 2 followed by a 9:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Parish (St. Mary's Site). Entombment will be in the Monsignor Francis L. Schwartz Mausoleum at St. Joseph's Cemetery and memorials in her memory are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice.           

Please share your memories of Antoinette, with her family at www.tomaszewskifh.com and for more information call Michael at (585)343-7500. 



LeRoy ~ Joseph Inguaggiato, age 67, of North Street, passed away unexpectedly at home Wednesday morning (August 27, 2014).

     He was born May 16, 1947 in Rochester, N.Y., a son of the late Joseph R. and Caroline DiBenedetto Inguaggiato.

     Mr. Inguaggiato will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather, who had a devotion to his family and his faith.  He was a member of Our Lady of Mercy Parish, where he served as an Eucharistic minister and participated in the choir.  He also was an avid gardener and had a passion for being a self-employed hairdresser, a business he operated out of his home for many years.

     He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Lillian DiPasquale Inguaggiato; his children, Danielle (Thomas) Ozzello of Greece, Jerrod (Kelly Elward) Inguaggiato of Greece and Joele (John) Piazza of LeRoy; his sister, Angela (Carl) Gigliotta of Irondequoit; 7 grandchildren, along with several loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

     Family and friends are invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, Sept. 1 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Peter's Church, 44 Lake St., LeRoy.

     Memorials are suggested to the ALS Association, Gift Processing Center, PO Box 6051, Albert Lea, MN 56007     

     Your memories and condolences may be shared with Mr. Inguaggiato's family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.

     Mr. Inguaggiato and his family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc.

B. John Olivadoti, 91, of Stuart, FL. formally of Batavia, passed away Wednesday July 23, 2014 at Catholic Hospice in Ft. Lauderdale. He was born on April 11, 1923 in Gardenville, New York to the late Giovanni (John) & Santa (Repice) Olivadoti. Mr. Olivadoti is predeceased by his wife Harriet Ross Spendelow Olivadoti who passed away on May 30, 1994, siblings; Carmella Olivadoti Constable, Mary Olivadoti Bilotta, Katharine Olivadoti Bilotta, Victoria Repice DeVirgilio, Ray Olivadoti all of Buffalo.

John was a member of the United Sates Navy during WWII in the Pacific Corridor and survived being sunk on the USS Hornet. He was an insurance agent for Mutual of Omaha Companion of New York for 50 years and was an avid golfer. Mr. Olivadoti was a member of the Batavia First United Methodist Church and the Peace Presbyterian Church in Stuart, FL. He is survived by his son Richard Olivadoti of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and daughter Kim Olivadoti Martin of Hurst, TX along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, August 29 at 11:00AM at St. Joseph's Cemetery Mausoleum in Batavia.

Memorials may be made in John’s honor to the Alzheimer's Association, www.ALZ.org. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or for more information call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

Darien -- Barbara A. Meyer, 77, passed away Friday (August 22, 2014) at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Barbara was born October 20, 1936, in Batavia, a daughter of the late John “Jack” and Gladys Rogers Balduf. She worked at Sylvania in Batavia and after retirement held many other jobs just because she liked to stay busy. Barbara’s talents as a seamstress were well known. She was the wife of the late Bradley R. Holmes and sister of the late Robert Balduf.

Surviving are her children; Doug Meyer, Dennis Meyer, Darrell Meyer, Debra Meyer and Dee (Garth) Tesch; 9 grandchildren, Eric, Kayla, Jason, Sarah, Ian, Jackie, Craig, Andy and Jon; sisters; Nancy Johnson, Karen (Richard) King and Joanne (Paul) Tenney; 2 step-sons, Brian (Nicole) Holmes and Bruce Holmes and 2 step-grandchildren. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

Friends may call Monday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 East Main Street, Corfu, where funeral services will follow at 8 p.m.

Genevieve T. "Gen" Jamalkowski, 87, of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Sunday (August 24, 2014) at United Memorial Medical Center.
She was born December 28, 1926, in Batavia, a daughter of the late Stanley and Mary Brzeczkowski Jamialkowski.
Gen was a cook for the former Moose Lodge in Batavia prior to her retirement. She was also a member of Ascension Parish.
Survivors include her brother Raymond (Dorothy Ann) Jamalkowski of Batavia. Sister, Florence Jamalkowski of Buffalo.  Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Carl, Leo, Stanley, Victor, Steven, Henry and Irene Jamalkowski.
There will be no prior visitation. Family and friends are cordially invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, 10am at Ascension Parish (Corner of Swan St. and Sumner St.).  Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net. 

Patricia A. “Patty” Eaton, 64, of Batavia, died Monday (Aug. 25, 2014) at Crossroads House after a lengthy illness.

She was born in Warsaw, NY on April 18, 1950, a daughter of Helen Wargo Laird of Batavia and the late Vernon Laird.

Patricia was a receptionist at Miracle Ear Co. in Batavia and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary in Batavia.  She was an avid bowler and dancer.

Surviving besides her mother is her husband, David Eaton,  daughters; Tersa M. Kabel of Batavia and Kelly M. Kabel of Webster, NY.   A granddaughter, Isabella Rayne.   Sisters: Nancy Curtis of Batavia and Susan (Terry) Zilenski of Oakfield.  Brother Larry Laird (Ellen Willard) of Lancaster, NY.  Four step children, nieces, nephews, friends and loved ones also survive.

 She is the sister of the late Richard Laird and grandmother of the late Michael Jr. 

Friends may share their thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the family on Wednesday from 4 – 8pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA.   Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads House, 11 Liberty St., Batavia, NY  14020.


Batavia - Mr. Richard H. Dillon, 89, of Batavia, a former foreman for Scalia’s Landscaping in Batavia, passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014 at New York State Veteran's Home.

Mr. Dillon was born April 28, 1925 in Albion, a son of the late Henry Joseph and Harriett Jedrzejewski Dillon. A member of Sacred Heart Church and the VFW Post No. 1602 and proudly served his country during World War II with the United States Navy.

His wife, Mary Reilly Dillon passed away in 1993.

Survivors include his children, Richard D. Dillon, Linda (William F.) McBride and Lori Johnston, all of Batavia; his son-in-law, Kenneth Blank of Barre; seven grandchildren, Christine (Robert) Hill of Rochester, William C. (Joelle) McBride of Spangdahlem AFB, Germany, Aubrey (Kasie) Way of Rochester, Caitlyn Johnston of Buffalo, Stephen, Michael and Gregory Blank, all of Barre; four great-grandchildren Alexis and Aiden Hill of Rochester, Alex McBride of Germany and Liam Way of Rochester; his sister, Margaret Koneski of Medina and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was the father of the late Melanie Blank who died in 2000 and brother of the late Henry R., Gordon, Eleanor and Donald Dillon.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 East Main Street, Batavia where services will follow at 7 p.m. Graveside services, with full military honors, will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Ellicott Street, Batavia.

Please consider memorials in Richard’s name to Catholic Charities of Buffalo, Attn: Cindy Scibetta, Appeal Operations Specialist, 741 Delaware Ave. (2nd Floor), Buffalo, New York 14209 or to American Red Cross National Headquarters, 2025 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006. To leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

Carlia A. Yarington, 72 of Medina passed away on Friday August 22, 2014 at Orchard Manor in Medina. She was born December 16, 1941 to the late Peter (Estelle Konieczka) Bystrak.

A 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday August 27, 2014 at Sts. Joachim & Anne Parish 50 East Ave. Attica, NY 14011.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the donor's choice. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

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