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Emma R. Walker, 101, of Clarence, formerly of Attica, passed away Tuesday July 22, 2014 at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.  She was born on August 13, 1912 in Buffalo to the late Rudolph (Emma Mier) Broeneman. Emma is preceded in death by her husband John Walker and brother John Broeneman.

Mrs. Walker was a stay at home mom and housewife where she raised her three children.  She was also a former member of the Williamstowne Village Senior Citizen Group.

Emma is survived by two sons; Ronald (Rosemary) Walker of Williamsville and Hans (Pat) Walker of Attica; daughter Louise McDougal of Waitsfield, VT, 6 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Friday July 25, 2014 from 12 to 2 PM at Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, NY 14011. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM on Friday July 25, 2014 at the Funeral Home. Emma will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital Hospice Program 1540 Marle Road Williamsville, New York 14221. For more information please call (585) 591-1212or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

July 20, 2014, at age 83, Ruth Gibson of Perry passed away. Survived by her son Mark Gibson, daughter-in-law Marie of Rush, two grandchildren, Corey and Nicole, and Brother Herbert J. Hawley of Henrietta as well as numerous nieces and nephews.  Her Husband Paul Gibson whom she was married to for 54 years , Mother and Father Marian Knox Hawley and Fred Hawley and Brother Fred Hawley Jr predeceased her. 

Ruth was born on September 21, 1930 and lived her entire life in Perry Center.  She graduated from SUNY Geneseo in 1956 with a degree in speech pathology, which became her life-long passion.  She was involved with Geneseo Alumni and received the SUNY Geneseo Meritorious Service Award and served on the Geneseo Alumni Board for many years.

She was a teacher in Warsaw and Wyoming schools and taught at Perry Central Schools from 1965 to 1992.  She supervised AFS and Rotary exchange for 45 years and was a second mother to many students from across the globe.  She loved to travel and visited some of her students in Italy, France and Switzerland.  Ruth directed many plays with Perry Central Drama Club and Perry Players.  She loved theatre, opera and the arts. Ruth was also a member of the Perry Rotary club and received their Paul Harris Fellow twice. She was a founding member of Project Read, worked extensively with Literacy Volunteers and was involved with the Perry Public Library.

From these many connections, she gained life-long friends and greatly valued her relationships with each and every one.  She had a kind heart and wanted to help anyone in need.  Her legacy was to try to make the world a better place through her many volunteer efforts.  She carried sincere pride for her son and grandchildren.  In later years, with her mobility decreasing, the phone and her computer remained her lifeline to continue to reach out and touch the world.  She will be greatly missed but her spirit will carry on in the hearts of all those she inspired on a daily basis. 

Thank you to everyone for your kind words and support extended to our family during this difficult time. Please join us for calling hours at Eaton Watson funeral home on Tuesday, July 22 from 3-7 pm and a celebration of her life on Wednesday, July 23 at 1 pm also at Eaton Watson Funeral home located at 98 Main Street North, Perry, NY 14530.

She will be laid to rest at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Perry Center.

Memorials in honor can be made to the Perry Rotary Club P.O. Box 103 Perry, New York 14530; Perry Public Library 70 N. Main St. Perry, New York 14530 or the charity of your choice. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

Wendy Michelle Bradley, 42 of Akron, passed away suddenly on Saturday (July 19, 2014) in Springfield, PA. 

She was born in Batavia, NY on October 23, 1971, a daughter of the late James and Cherry (Stanley) Harlach.

Wendy was employed by KAMCO Supply of New England in Buffalo.  She will always be remembered by her smile and how her open heart welcomed everyone into her home and life.  She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Survivors include her husband, Michael Bradley of Akron. Children, Justin Michael Bradley and Jenna Michelle Bradley, both of Akron.  Step-children, Amanda (Andy) Swindall of Topeka, KS.  Grandchildren, Angelina, Garrett, Connor and Nathan.  Brothers, James (Jennifer) Harlach, Troy (Kelly) Harlach and Brian Harlach, all of Pembroke.  Brother and sister in-law, Ertis “Bud” (Meredith) Bradley of Edinburg, TX and Lynn (Steve) Carlo of Williamsville, NY.  Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends are cordially invited to share memories, condolences and thoughts on Thursday (July 24th) from 5-9pm at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 John St., Akron, NY.  Funeral services will be Friday, 11am at the funeral home.

Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.

ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 32 JOHN ST., AKRON, NY 14001. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR.

Dorothy Parsons, 96, of Batavia passed away on July 20, 2014 at Genesee County Nursing Home. She was born December 3, 1917 in Batavia to the late Edward (Mary Jane Dean) Myers. She is preceded in death by her son Jack Parsons Jr.

Dorothy was a retired Senior Social Welfare Examiner for Genesee County Social Services. She was active in the former Rainbow Club at the YWCA; volunteered at Planned Parenthood and a member of the Professional Business Women’s Group.  Dorothy was known for being a great baker especially her signature chocolate chip cookies and fudge.  She fostered many animals over the years and had an amazing love for them, especially her cats.

Dorothy is survived by her children Gail (Leif) Nicolaisen of Oneida Castle; Ronald Parsons of Gladewater, TX; Connie (Charles) Boyd of Batavia; cats Wally & Miss Kitty; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

There will be no prior calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. She will be laid to rest in the Historic Batavia Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Volunteers for Animals, Inc. PO Box 1621 Batavia, NY 14020 or to Planned Parenthood 222 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020. For more information please call 343-8260 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

Corfu - George L. Wells, 81, of Corfu, passed away at his home Saturday (July 19, 2014) in the loving care of his family.

George was born December 17, 1932 in Batavia, a son of the late Elbert and Mildred North Wells.

George was proud of his United States Army military service, where he was hand selected to work security for the CIA guarding Russian spies, and as General Lucian Truscott’s personal chauffeur while stationed in Germany during the Korean War.
George enjoyed deer hunting with his boys, who always made sure his blind was warm and dry. He enjoyed maintaining his property with his John Deere equipment. He loved large family gatherings at his home where he always wanted a head count to brag to friends. George drove truck for Angelica Health Care until retiring at the age of 65. George was a member of Holy Name of Mary Parish. George was predeceased by his beloved wife of 54 years, Anna Kuehnlein Wells and his three brothers, Harley Wells, Ralph Wells and twin brother John Wells.

Surviving are his children; Linda (Mark) vonKramer, Carol (Tim) Ahrens, Richard (Claudia) Wells, George Jr. (Cindy) Wells, Steven (Traci) Wells, Michael (Sharon) Wells and Joe Hendry; 14 grandchildren; Matt (Kelly), Jeff (Jaime), Krista (Josh), Autumn, Jesse (Kelly), Katelyn (Ryan), Morgan, Amanda, Teri (Josh), Ashley (Chad), Josh (Audrey), Zac (Erica), Michael Jr. and Danny; 11 great grandsons, 3 great granddaughters and was looking forward to the birth of 2 more in a few weeks. Sisters-in-law and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Friends may call Tuesday 4 to 8 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc., 4 East Main Street, Corfu. Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, 8656 Church Street, East Pembroke. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, East Pembroke. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the East Pembroke Fire Department or  the American Diabetes Association 315 Alberta Drive # 102 Buffalo, NY 14226.

Pavilion ~ Frances Louise Wright, age 89, formerly of W. Park Street, passed away Sunday morning (July 20, 2014) at the Genesee County Nursing Home.

     Mrs. Wright was born October 3, 1924 in Columbia, TN, a daughter of the late Irvine and Virginia Clark Scribner.

     She will be remembered as a very caring and compassionate person, who was totally devoted to her family.  She was a charter member of the Pavilion Firemen's Auxiliary and "Woman of the Year", a girl scout leader during the 1960's and a member of the Pavilion Senior Citizen's organization, "Young at heart".

      Mrs. Wright is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, Henry "Hank" Wright, her sons, Douglas (Kathy) Wright of Pavilion and David Wright of Pavilion, her daughters, Ginger Sackel (Marjorie Wilkison) of Flatrock, NC and Phyllis (Dr. Mark) Hagen of Westfield, 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by 9 siblings and her brother in law, Donald Wright Sr.

     Family and friends may call on Tuesday from 4 ~ 8 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt. 19), LeRoy.  A Memorial Service will be held at a later date to be announced at the Pavilion United Methodist Church.  Interment will be private in the Pavilion Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Pavilion United Methodist Church.

     Your memories and condolences may be offered to Mrs. Wright's family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.

Mrs. Wright and her family are being cared for by the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc.     585-768-2400                                                                                                                                               

Bergen ~ Elaine A. Fisher, age 79, of Pondview Drive, passed away at home on Wednesday, July 16, 2014.

     She was born July 22, 1934 in North Tonawanda, N.Y., a daughter of the late Lloyd and Mary Harrington Root.

     Elaine will be remembered as a beloved wife, mother and grandmother, who had a passion for her family.  She was also a dedicated social worker for the Lockport Senior Citizen Center and a long-time volunteer with Girl Scouts.

     She is survived by her devoted husband of 59 years, LaVerne Fisher, her children, Linda (Alan) Meerow of Davie, FL, Susan (Richard) Riggi of Caledonia, Stephen (Amy) Fisher of West Hartford, CT and Nancy (Richard) Matton of Falls Church, VA; a sister, Helen Schieffer of Merrick, NY; grandchildren, Sara, Andrew and Erica Meerow, Rick, Dan and Matt Riggi, Kevin, Mike, Tim and Nick Fisher, Clara, Sophie and Calvin Matton, along with many beloved cousins, nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents, Elaine was predeceased by a sister, Mary Rosenbluth.

     Family and friends may call on Sunday, July 20 from 12 ~ 1 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt. 19), LeRoy, NY where her funeral service will be celebrated at 1:00.  Interment will be private.

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

Mrs. Fisher and her family are being cared for by the

Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc. 

585-768-2400

Leah Katherine Rippel, of Little Rock, Arkansas passed away on July 4, 2014 of natural causes at the age of 84.
 
She was born in Rochester, New York on May 7, 1930. She attended Saint Agnes High School and worked for many years with the New York Telephone Company. 
 
She is survived by her son, Daniel Rippel, his wife Cindy Rippel of Little Rock, Arkansas along with her five grandchildren, Brain, Danae, Melissa, Victoria and Robert and her six great grandchildren. 
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 22nd, 9:30am at Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph Site), 303 East Main Street, Batavia. Interment to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. 
 
Memorial donations can be sent to Sisters of Saint Joseph of Rochester Motherhouse (150 French Road, Rochester, NY 14618).
 
Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.
 
ARRANGEMENTS WERE ENTRUSTED TO THE J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, LLC, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAIVA, NY 14020. RONALD KONIECZNY II, DIRECTOR & PROPRIETOR.

Eugene F. “Geno” Englebert, 37 of Perry, passed away at home on Sunday July 13, 2014. He was born November 21, 1976 in Warsaw to the late Rosetta Englebert. He is preceded in death by his grandfather Eugene Englebert.

Eugene had a great love for animals, especially his dogs. He enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid hockey fan and loved the Philadelphia Flyers. He cooked at John and Sarah’s Family Restaurant in Perry.

Geno is survived by his grandmother Angelina Englebert of Perry, brothers Joseph E. (Rene) Englebert of Warsaw; Joseph V. Englebert of York, sister JoAnn Osborne of Perry along with many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends are invited to call on Friday July 18, 2014 from 2 to 5 PM at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. Funeral Services will be private. He will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Perry. 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the SPCA 808 Creek Road Attica, New York 14011. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

Michael P. Falcone, 97 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Saturday July 12, 2014 at Rochester General Hospital. He was born on March 17, 1917 in Batavia to the late Joseph (Mary Cecere) Falcone. He is preceded in death by his brothers Carmen (Dorothy), David, Joseph Falcone and a nephew David Falcone.

Mr. Falcone was the owner of Falcone Electric up until 3 years ago. He was a lifelong member of Ascension Parish. Mr. Falcone was an avid golfer and with his brother David put on an annual golf tournament for all of their customers as a way of saying thank you at either Terry Hills or Batavia Country Club. God and his business were his life. Mike was a generous benefactor to Christ the King Seminary, Catholic Education, Missions and many Priests.

He is survived by his nephews Joseph Jr., Edward (Sandy) and Carmen “Sonny” Falcone. One great-nephew David Falcone, great-niece Christina (Ben) Lingley all of North Carolina.  

There will be no prior calling hours.  Friends are invited to attend a 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday July 17, 2014 with Father David Tourville presiding at Resurrection Parish, 303 East Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020. He will be entombed in St. Joseph’s Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Christ the King Seminary, 711 Knox Road, East Aurora New York 14052. 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.

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