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CB Beach

WBTA AM 1490
113 Main Street 
Batavia, NY 14020
Phone: 585-344-1490
Fax: 585-344-1441
 

 Obituaries
Stephen C. Dermody
- Bergen
Age: 77
Died: Thursday, August 25, 2016, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. He was a US Air Force veteran. He retired from Kodak with 25 years of service working in refrigeration and air conditioning. He then went to work for Terry Hills Golf Course for 20 years. He was active in the Bergen Evangelical Presbyterian Church. Calling hours are on Tuesday, August 30, from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 11am, at the Church, 38 Lake Street, Bergen. Memorials are suggested to the Church.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Mildred C. George
- Sheldon, NY
Age: 93
Died: Tuesday, August, 23, 2016, at Pines Health Care, Machias. She was a member of St. Cecilia's Church, St. John Neumann. Calling hours are on Friday, August 26, from 4pm to 8pm, at the funeral home and on Saturday, from 9am to 9:45am at the Church, 991 Centerline Road, Sheldon. A Mass of Christian burial will immediately follow at 10am. Memorials are suggested to Sheldon Fire Company or to the Church.
Arrangements by: Marley Funeral Home, Attica
 
Celia C. Ratulowski
- Batavia
Age: 97
Died: Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at the Genesee County Nursing Home. Prior to retirement she worked as a press operator at R.E. Chapin Manufacturing. She was a member of Resurrection Parish. Calling hours are on Thursday, August 25, from 4pm to 7pm, at the funeral home, where prayers will be recited Friday, at 9am. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Joseph's Church, 9:30am, Friday. Memorials are suggested to the Church.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Paul (Michael P.) Keller
- Batavia
Age: 68
Died: Monday, August 22, 2016, at Crossroads House. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Calling hours are on Friday, August 26, from 5pm to 8pm at the Church, 3515 Galloway Road, Batavia, where funeral services will be held Saturday, 11am. Memorials are suggested to the church.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Audrey L. Plouse
- Oakfield
Age: 90
Died: Monday, August 22, 2016, at the Batavia Health Care Center. For many years she worked for G.T. E. Sylvania, Batavia. Calling hours are on Friday, August 26, from 11am to 2pm at the funeral home. Private graveside services will be held at Cary Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield
 
Michelle G. Robb
- Corfu
Age: 58
Died: Monday, August 22, 2016, at UMMC. Calling hours are on Wednesday, August 24, from 7pm to 9pm at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held Thursday, 11am, at Hillside Cemetery, East Pembroke. Memorials are suggested to Disabled American Veterans.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Betty J. Worthington
- Batavia
Age: 71
Died: Saturday, August 21, 2016, at Wyoming County Nursing Facility. She owned Betty's Ceramics. Calling hours are on Tuesday, August 23, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home, where funeral services will be held 11am, Wednesday. Memorials are suggested to Genesee Cancer Assistance.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Josephine J. Lawall
- Batavia
Age: 93
Died: Saturday, August 20, 2016, at UMMC. Prior to retirement she worked at Mallory Timers, Warsaw, and also was a waitress at the Glen Iris Inn. Calling hours are on Wednesday, August 24, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, 11am, at Ascension Parish, corner of Swan and Sumner Street, Batavia. Memorials are suggested as a Mass Offering.
Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Betty R. Harris
- Oakfield
Age: 77
Died: Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at home. She was a member of St. Padre Pio, Oakfield and the former St. Anthony's in Batavia. She retired from Comstock foods, Strippit and a lunch lady at Batavia Middle School. There will be no prior calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, August 23, 11am, at the Church, 56 Maple Avenue, Oakfield. Memorials are suggested to Boaters Against Cancer.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Brian C. Morasco
- Batavia
Age: 57
Died: Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at UMMC. He loved his family and enjoyed woodworking and fishing. Calling hours are on Friday, August 19, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, 9am, at St. Mary's Church. Memorials are suggested to Genesee Cancer Assistance or to Wilmot Cancer Institute.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Howard A. Janas
- Bergen
Age: 91
Died: Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at the NYS Veteran's Home, Batavia. A WWII Marine Corps veteran, he retired with 30 years service with Gerber Foods and 15 years at Wegmans, Rochester. He was a member of the Bergen United Methodist Church and Bergen Fire Department. Calling hours are on Saturday, August 20, from 3pm to 6pm at the funeral home. His funeral service will be held 2pm, Sunday, at the church, 27 S. Lake Street, Bergen. Memorials are suggested to the Church or Bergen Fire Department.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Bergen
 
Patricia (Patti) Lynn Riner
- Batavia
Age: 61
Died: Sunday, August 14, 2016, at Rochester General Hospital. She was a partner, along with her cousins, of My-T-Acres, Inc. of Batavia. She was an active member of Northgate Free Methodist Church. Calling hours are on Thursday, August 18, from 4pm to 8pm and on Friday, August 19, from 4pm to 8pm at the Church, 8160 Bank Street, Batavia. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, 10am, at the Church. Memorials are suggested to the Patti Riner Memorial Foundation for Dove Missions.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Merle G. Quinn
- Batavia
Age: 78
Died: Friday, August 12, 2016, at UMMC. He served with the Air Force, Marine Corps, and the Navy from 1956-1972 and was trained as a medic. He was a surgical technician at Wyoming County Community Hospital. Calling hours are on Monday, August 15, from 10am to 11am, where services will immediately follow. Memorials are suggested to Batavia VA Medical Center.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company, Batavia.
 
Derry I. Kleckler
- Corfu
Age: 70
Died: Saturday, August 6, 2016, at home. He was a retired employee of Rochester Products. Services will be at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu
 
Eric Fairbanks
- Batavia
Age: 37
Died: Friday, August 5, 2016, at UMMC. He was an avid fan of the NY Yankees. Calling hours will be held Friday, August 12, from 2pm to 4pm at the funeral home, where services will be held immediately following.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Robert D. (Bob) Blew
- Basom
Age: 82
Died: Thursday, August 4, 2016, at Medina Memorial Hospital. He was a member of St. Padre Pio Parish. He owned and operated Blew Equipment, Akron, and the family farm, Golden Blew Acres, where they focused on Christmas Trees and exotic animals. Calling hours are on Saturday, August 5, from 10am to 11am At the Church, 56 Maple Avenue, Oakfield. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11am. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Orleans County or the Medina Fire Department & Ambulance.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Paul Jerome Burns
- Batavia
Age: 91
Died: Thursday, August 4, 2016, at Rochester General Hospital. A WWII Naval veteran, he was a parishioner of Resurrection Parish. He worked for Bell and Howard, United Airlines, and for 33 years with Bluebird Empire Trailways Transportation. Calling hours are on Monday, August 8, from 5pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, 9:30am, at St. Mary's Church. Memorials are suggested to the Church as Mass offerings.
Arrangements by: J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Wilhelmina Kovach
-Bradenton, FL (formerly of Darien, NY)
Age: 94
Died: Thursday, August 4, 2016. Calling hours are on Thursday, August 11, from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm at the funeral home, where services will be held on Friday, 11am.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu
 
 
Mark A. Nestor
- Batavia
Age: 73
Died: Thursday, August 4, 2016, at the NYS Veterans Home, Batavia. He served in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam. Calling hours are on Sunday, August 7, from 2pm to 6pm at the funeral home, where prayers will be recited at 9am Monday. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at Resurrection parish, St. Mary's Church.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
 
John David Sisson Sr.
- Oakfield
Age: 66
Died: Thursday, August 4, 2016, at home. He was a welder and employed by Dresser Rand, Olean, for 41 years. He was a Marine Corp veteran, serving in Vietnam. Friends may attend graveside services, Friday, August 12, 3pm, at Cary Cemetery, Oakfield. Memorials are suggested to Hansen Brothers Marine Corps League Detachment # 95, Batavia.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.
 
 
David A. Spaziano
- Batavia and Rochester
Age: 76
Died: Monday, July 25, 2016. He was a long time Western NY Horseman, driving home 152 winners during his harness racing career. Batavia Downs was the track that many of those wins were on. There will be no calling hours.
 
Gordon A. Gluck
- Batavia
Age: 90
Died: Sunday, July 31, 2016, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. He was a WWII Army veteran. Calling hours are on Friday, August 5, from 10am to noon at the funeral home. Graveside services will immediately follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, Rt. 98, Attica. Memorials are suggested to the Veterans Outreach Center, Rochester.
Arrangements by: Marley Funeral Home, Attica
 
Louise E. Cockram
- Kent/Batavia
Age: 106
Died: Saturday, July 30, 2016, at Orchard Manor Residential Health Care Facility, Medina. She attended City Church and had worked as a clerk at F.W. Woolworth Store, Rochester. Friends may attend graveside services, 11am Tuesday, August 2, at Byron Cemetery, Rt. 262. Memorials are suggested to American Heart Association.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company, Batavia.
 
Joseph Robert Corona
- Darien Center
Age: 71
Died: Saturday, July 30, 2016, at the Wilmot Cancer Center at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. He was a U.S. Marine veteran and worked 27 years for the NYS Department of Corrections at Attica. Calling hours are on Thursday, August 4, 10am to 11:45am at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at noon at St. Mary's Church, Ellicott Street, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to the Golisano Children's Hospital, Rochester.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia
 
 
Pauline Johns
- Oakfield
Age: 86
Died: Thursday, July 28, 2016, at home. She was a former member of the Oakfield Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the Oakfield Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary. Calling hours are on Tuesday, August 2, from 5pm to 8pm at the funeral home, where a Celebration of Life ceremony will be held Wednesday, at 11am. Memorials are suggested to Orleans Hospice.
Arrangements by: Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Gerald C. Rowcliffe
- Batavia/Elba
Age: 75
Died: Thursday, July 28, 2016, at the Batavia Health Care Center. He owned Roy C. Rowcliffe & Sons Growers in Elba. He also owned race horses and worked part time at Max Pies. A Celebration of Life will be held Tuesday, August 2, from 4pm to 7pm at City Slickers Patio, 59 Main Street, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to charity.
Arrangements by: Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
 
Ethel L. Yuhas
- Batavia
Age: 93
Died: Thursday, June 30, 2016, at Leroy Village Green Nursing Facility, Leroy. Prior to her retirement, she was a Director of Reading and Compensatory Programs and Teacher for 34 years at Grand Island School District. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. Services will be held Saturday, August 6, 2pm, at the Church, 190 Oak Street, Batavia. Memorials are suggested to the Church.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company, Batavia.
 
Scott B. Humel
- East Pembroke
Age: 51
Died: Tuesday, July 26, 2016. A service will be held at East Shelby Community Bible Church, Saturday, July 30, 11am. Memorials are suggested to Hospice or Genesee Cancer Assistance.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
John A. Angevine
- Brockport (formerly of West Palm Beach, FL)
Age: 86
Died: Monday, July 25, 2016, at Unity Hospital, Rochester. He was a Machinist for General Motors working at Harrison Radiator, Lockport. He spendt 17 years in the Army National Guard. There will be no prior calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to Shriner's Children's Hospital.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Arthur Eugene Guthrie
- Perry
Age: 84
Died: Monday, July 25, 2016, at the Batavia VA Nursing Home, Batavia. He served with US Navy during the Korean Conflict. He taught Industrial Arts Courses at Perry Central School for 35 years. He also served as an official for Section V Football. He was a member of Perry First United Methodist Church, Perry. Calling hours are on Tuesday, August 9, from 10 to 11am, at the Church, 35 Covington Street, Perry, where services will immediately follow at 11am. Memorials are suggested to the Church, Perry Emergency Ambulance, Anatomical Gift Program at the University of Buffalo, or Wyoming County HomeCare and Hospice.
Arrangements by: Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, Perry
 
 
Dale E. Lowe
- Batavia
Age: 58
Died: Monday, July 25, 2016, at home. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield
 
Nancy L. Plath
- Batavia
Age: 72
Died: Saturday, July 23, 2016, at home. She was a longtime member of Grace Baptist Church. She was a kitchen worker at the New York State School for the Blind. Calling hours are on Wednesday, July 27, from 5pm to 8pm at the Church, 238 Vine Street, Batavia where services will be held Thursday at 10am.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Suzanne LeVine
- Batavia
Age: 61
Died: Friday, July 22, 2016, at home. She was currently teaching at St. Christopher's in Tonawanda. Calling hours are on Monday, July 25, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, 9:30am, at Resurrection Parish, St. Joseph's Church. Memorials are suggested to the NYS Veterans Home.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Isabelle Catherine Rada
- Batavia
Age: 95
Died: Thursday, July 21, 2016, at the Genesee County Nursing Home. She was a longtime member of Resurrection Parish. She worked at the NYS School for the Blind for 25 years. Calling hours are on Sunday, July 24, from 2pm to 6m at the funeral home, where prayers will be recited on Monday at 9am. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 9:30am, at St. Mary's church. Memorials are suggested to the Church.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Kathy J. Johnson
- LeRoy
Age: 64
Died: Monday, July 18, 2016, at home. There will be no prior calling hours. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 23, 10am, at the funeral home.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Hans Boxler Sr.
- Varysburg
Age: 81
Died: Sunday, July 17, 2016. He was a lifelong farmer and founder of Hidden Valley Animal Adventure. Calling hours are on Monday, July 25 and Tuesday, July 26, from 2pm to 9pm at The Lodge at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure. A Celebration of Life will continue on Wednesday, with a procession from The Lodge to his funeral Mass at St. Joachim and Anne Church, Varysburg.
 
Jonah Robinson Moshier
- Byron
Age: 21 Months
Died: Sunday, July 17, 2016, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. Calling hours are on Wednesday, July 20, from 2pm to 5pm at Northgate Free Methodist Church, Bank Street Road, Batavia. Services will follow at 5:15pm. Memorials are suggested to the family.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Berta M. Pool
- Batavia and Paden City, WV
Age: 73
Died: Friday, July 15, 2016, at Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, WV. She was a former employee at Jubilee Foods. She was a member of the Oakfield United Methodist Church. She served as an active firefighter with the Town of Batavia Fire Department and was an active member in the auxiliary. Private services will be at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield
 
Libby L. Geitner
- Byron
Age: 69
Died: Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at home under care of Homecare and Hospice. She was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, Batavia. For many years she worked as the manager at Batavia Country Club. Calling hours are on Friday, July 15, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home. Funeral Services will be held at the Church on Saturday, 11am. Memorials are suggested to the family or to the Church.
Arrangements by: H.E. Turner & Company Funeral Homes, Batavia.
 
Harry T. "Hatter" Morith
- Batavia
Age: 96
Died: Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Harris Hill Nursing Facility, Williamsville. Prior to retirement he worked as a rural letter carrier at US Postal Service, Batavia, for 31 years and also worked in advertising sales for the Daily News for 20 years. He served in the US Coast Guard and attended the First Baptist Church. Calling hours are on Monday, July 18 from 5pm to 8pm at the funeral home, where services will be held Tuesday, 11am. Memorials are suggested to the Church.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia
 
Peter Ziccardi
- Batavia
Age: 94
Died: Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at the NYS Veterans Home, Batavia. A WWII Army veteran, he worked for over thirty years with the NYS Department of Corrections. He was a member of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church. Calling hours are on Sunday, July 17, from 3pm to 7pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, 9:30am, at Resurrection Parish, St. Mary's site.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia
 
 
Wayne M. Markek
- Batavia
Age: 64
Died: Monday, July 11, 2016, at Strong Memorial Hospital. Calling hours are on Thursday, July 14, from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm at the funeral home, where funeral services will be held Friday, 11am.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu
 
Karen F. Clement
- Stafford
Age: 66
Died: Friday, July 8, 2016, at Highland Health System. She was an administrative assistant for the Town of Stafford. She also had worked as a telephone operator for NY Telephone. She was a member of All Saints Anglican Church, Pittsford. Calling hours are on Tuesday, July 12, from 4pm to 7pm at the funeral home, where services will be held 10am, Wednesday. Memorials are suggested to the Church.
Arrangements by: H.E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Russell E. Phillips
- Batavia
Age: 52
Died: Friday, July 8, 2016. He was an amazing cook who loved to garden. Calling hours will be on Friday, July 15, from noon to 1:30pm at the funeral home, where his memorial service will immediately follow. Memorials are suggested to donor's charity.
Arrangements by: H.E. Turner & Son Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
John F. Lowery, Sr.
- Stafford
Age: 70
Died: Thursday, July 7, 2016, at the Buffalo VA Medical Center. A U.S. Naval veteran, he was a retired farmer. There will be no prior calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be held a later date. Memorials are suggested to Disabled American Veterans.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Edward M. Gutowski
- Cheektowaga, NY
Age: 82
Died: July, 2016. He retired after 42 years of service with Sears & Roebuck & Company where he was a service technician. He was a long time parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church. Calling hours are on Monday, July 11, from 4pm to 8pm at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday, 9:30am, at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, Main Street, Corfu. Memorials are suggested to Habitat for Humanity.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu.
 
Clarence A. Goodman
- Batavia
Age: 87
Died: Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at the Genesee County Nursing Home. He worked as a Mason with Local 3 BAC out of Rochester and his construction company, Goodman and Schmieder Inc. There are no prior calling hours. Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association.
Arrangements by: Gilmartin Funeral Home, Batavia.
 
Ward Mead
-Batavia
Age: 88
Died: Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at the Genesee County Nursing Home. He was the caretaker at St. Joseph's Cemetery for many years. Calling hours are on Saturday, July 9, from 9:30am to 11am, at the funeral home, where services will immediately follow.
Arrangements by: H. E. Turner & Company Funeral Home, Batavia
 
William W. Brown
- Leroy
Age: 89
Died: Sunday, July 3, 2016, at home. Prior to retirement, he worked as a truck driver for DeWitt Company, Pavilion, for 43 years. After retirement, he worked as a truck driver for Jeffres Farms in Wyoming. He was a member of the Leroy United Methodist Church. Calling hours are on Saturday, July 9, from 11am to 2pm at the funeral home, where services will immediately follow. Memorials are suggested to the Loyal Order of the Moose # 560, Warsaw, or to the Church.
Arrangements by: Robinson and Hackemer Funeral Home, Warsaw.
 
Kate Elizabeth Anderson Spring
- Attica
Age: 49
Died: Sunday, July 3, 2016, at home on Faun Lake. She was involved with the Corfu United Presbyterian Church food pantry and basket project. Calling hours are on Thursday, July 7, from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Friday, 11am, at the Church, 63 Allegheny Street, Corfu.
Arrangements by: C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Corfu
 
Betty Jane (Green) Ross
- Oakfield
Age: 87
Died: Friday, July 1, 2016, at her home. She was a branch manager at Bee Line Fashions. Calling hours will be on Tuesday, July 5, from 5pm to 8pm at the funeral home. Services will be held Wednesday, 11am, at the Genesee Country Church, Drake Street, Oakfield. Memorials are suggested to the Church or to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation.
Arrangements by: Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, Oakfield.
 
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