Obituaries

kelly.jpg Kelly McVay Boyce, 55, of Basom passed away on Wednesday February 22, 2017 at Unity Hospital in Rochester. She was born on March 23, 1961 in Batavia to the late Wesley Hollabaugh and Joyce (Rupp) Hollabaugh of Batavia.

In addition to her mother, Kelly is survived by her loving husband; Terry “T.A.” Boyce of Basom; children Jeremy and Eric Boyce both of Alabama and Brittany (Fiancé Stephen Clark) Boyce of Alden; sister Lynne (Billy Haxton) McVay of Batavia; brothers Greg (Carol) McVay of Florida and Seth (Melinda) Hollabaugh of Batavia; 6 grandchildren Zabryna, Mackenzie, Chance, Jada, Isabella and Emerson along with many nieces and nephews.

Kelly will be remembered for her love of animals, crocheting and reading. Above all else she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate Kelly’s life on Saturday March 4, 2017 from 3:00-6:00PM at the Stafford Fire Hall 6153 Main Rd. Stafford, NY 14143.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family to be distributed to for Crohn’s Disease research. For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or to sign a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

jaggard2.jpegSean E.G. Jaggard, 22 of Perry, passed away on February 24, 2017 at Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw. He was born July 15, 1994 in Warsaw to Cathy (Edward) Koziel of Perry and Michael Goeke of Rochester.

Sean attended high school in both Perry and Penfield. He was a true sports fan, having a wealth of knowledge about most sports especially basketball. Sean was an avid Philadelphia Eagles and Oklahoma Sooners Fan. He enjoyed hunting, snowmobiling and riding ATV’s. Sean was known to rescue a random sick dog and did so with his dog Bull. He had a big smile and a bigger heart, he’d give you the shirt off his back and that’s how he’ll be remembered.

He is survived by his son Kayden Culverwell of Newfane; siblings Lianne (Michael) Cox of Rochester; Melissa Skinner of Perry; Phillip (Kristen) Chappel of Rochester; Dillon (Christine) Chappel of LeRoy; Rhonda, Justin, David and Josh Goeke, grandparents Harvey (Sheila) Jaggard of Perry; Marie Goeke of NJ; along with many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call from 4-8 PM on Tuesday February 28, 2017 at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. Perry, NY 14530. A 10:00 AM Celebration of Life will take place on Wednesday March 1, 2017 at First United Methodist Church, 35 Covington St. Perry, NY 14530. He will be laid to rest in Glenwood Cemetery, Perry.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family to set up a fund for his son Kayden. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

mazzarella.jpg G. Joseph “Dula” Mazzarella, 86 of Perry, passed away peacefully at his home on February 24, 2017. He was born in Perry, on August 11, 1930 to the late Joseph (Carmella Catalano) Mazzarella. Mr. Mazzarella is preceded in death by a son Todd Mazzarella and 10 siblings.

Mr. Mazzarella was a United States Air Force Veteran. He taught in the Perry Central Elementary School for 36 years and loved watching the Yellow Jackets, especially basketball and football. Mr. Mazzarella was a huge New York Yankees and Buffalo Bills Fan. He loved spending time on his land, lumbering, cutting wood and using his tractor. He enjoyed time spent on Silver Lake, driving his party boat and was a former Trustee at Silver Lake Institute. Joe enjoyed photography, riding his scooter and was an avid card player. He was proud to be Italian and proud to be from Perry, living there his entire life. His family was everything to him, he called his children “my magnificent 7” and he loved them all dearly.    

He is survived by his dear Patricia (Askey) Mazzarella of Perry; children T. Paul Mazzarella of Lakeland, FL; Terry (Steve) Pierson of Perry; Tracy (Mark) Calvert of Venice, FL; Tina (Dave) Kramell of Wyoming; Vicki (Rob) Cicero Perry; Trini (Nick) Kuzmicki of Perry; brother Frank Mazzarella of Perry; 20 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, along with many, many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call from 4-8 PM on Wednesday March 1, 2017 at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. Perry, NY 14530. An 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday March 2, 2017 at St. Isidore’s Parish 8 Park St. Perry, NY 14530.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Suzanne’s Comfort Care Home, 167 North Main St. Perry, NY 14530. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

flag.jpgDonald Edward Wagner, 84 of Attica, passed away peacefully on Wednesday February 22, 2017. Mr. Wagner was born in Milton, Pennsylvania, September 16, 1932. Mr. Wagner was predeceased by his 2 sons, Donald Jr. “Chipper” and Christopher.    

He is survived by his wife of 60 years Moya nee Hollenbeck, two daughters, Lisa and Laurie, 6 grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter and his sister Polly in Florida.

A Masonic Service will be held at Forest Hill Cemetery followed by a private Celebration of Donald’s life with his immediate family and close friends.

Memorials may be made to the Family. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main St. Attica, New York 14011.

alvut.jpg Barbara A. Alvut, 81, of Batavia passed away peacefully on Thursday February 23, 2017 at Crossroads House in Batavia. She was born on February 27, 1935 in Batavia to the late John and Frances (Wozniak) Kowalik. She is predeceased by her husband Clarence Alvut and siblings; Ray, Jerry and Jack Kowalik, Irene Kulikowski, Connie Brazzell and Dolores Slater.

Barbara was a graduate of Nazareth College and after 33 years of teaching, she retired from Attica High School. She was a long time member of Ascension Parish in Batavia, its Bible Study Class and the Altar and Rosary Society. Mrs. Alvut was a member of the NYS Teachers Association, the Wyoming County Teachers Association and the Retired Teachers of NYS. She was an avid camper who enjoyed the friendship of the AR-GYS camping group. Watching her grandchildren play sports was one of her favorite pastimes.

She is survived by her daughter; Sandra (David) DiSalvo of Batavia and son James (Brenda) Alvut of Batavia; brothers Robert and Arthur Kowalik; sister Virginia Kowalik; grandchildren Aren (Alesha) DiSalvo, Valerie (Matt Crammer) DiSalvo, Emily Alvut and Michael Alvut; great granddaughter Briar DiSalvo along with many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday February 26, 2017 from 2:00-6:00PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. A 9:30AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday February 27th at Ascension Parish 19 Sumner Ave. in Batavia. She will be laid to rest in Grandview Cemetery in Batavia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Crossroads House 11 Liberty St. Batavia, NY 14020 http://crossroadshouse.com/. For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or to sign a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

brick.jpgJ. Richard “Dick” Brick, 93 of Perry, NY, passed away on February 22, 2017 at Wyoming County Community Hospital. He was born in Perry, on December 28, 1923 to the late John L. (Blanche McEligott) Brick. Mr. Brick is preceded in death by his wife Geraldine A. Brick in 2011.

Mr. Brick owned and operated Bricdale Farm in Perry Center for many years. He served as an elected Assessor, 8 years on the Perry Ambulance Squad, EMT, 34 years as a Perry Post Office Rural Mail Carrier, ZBA Board, and Planning Board. Mr. Brick served as an usher at St. Joseph’s Church in Perry for more than 40 years and was a member of the Perry Center Fire Department for 68 years serving as President and Secretary/Treasurer. He enjoyed playing cards and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his children Mary Anne (Chris) Stutz of Penfield; James (Sandy) Brick of Perry; sister Mary Catherine Markham of Naples, FL; 5 grandchildren Leslie, Megan, Tracy, Tim and Jeff; 11 great-grandchildren, 2 nieces, one nephew and dear friend Lois Hawley.

Friends are invited to call from 4-8 PM on Friday February 24, 2017 at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. Perry, NY 14530. An 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday February 25, 2017 at St. Isidore’s Parish 8 Park St. Perry, NY 14530. He will be laid to rest in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Perry Center.

Memorials may be made to Perry Center Fire Department PO Box 204 Perry, NY 14530. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

camoflag.jpg Bogdan K. Jaroszek Sr., 80, of Perry passed away peacefully on Monday February 20, 2017 at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw. He was born on February 17, 1937 in Przerytka, Poland to the late Peter and Marcelina (Galicki) Jaroszek. He is predeceased by brothers Joseph and Richard Jaroszek.

Bogdan was a United States Army Veteran. He worked as a pump assembler for many years at PulsaFeeder in Rochester. He was a member of St. Isadore’s Parish in Perry. Bogdan loved camping, golfing, gardening and playing cards. He enjoyed spending winters in Florida and absolutely adored his family, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his loving wife; Sharon (McCaffery) Jaroszek of Perry; children Bogdan Jaroszek Jr., Dean Jaroszek of Batavia, Peter (Crystal) Jaroszek of NC, Diane (Gary) Blythe of York, Brenda (Chris) Sylvester of Rochester and Gaylorraine (Russell) Millhollen of Leicester; sister Isabella Mionskowski of Niagara Falls, Canada; God Child Marie-Paul (Jose) Flores of NJ; along with many grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday March 4, 2017 from 10:00AM-1:00PM at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. A 1:00PM Funeral Service will immediately follow visitation at the Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest in St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery in Perry.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Livingston County Center for Nursing & Rehab 11 Murray Hill Drive Mt. Morris, NY 14510. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

butter.jpgCarol D. Merrill, 86 of Darien Center, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Buffalo General Hospital. She was born March 21, 1930 in Pavilion to the late W. Elton (Mabel Jones) Duguid. Mrs. Merrill is preceded in death by her husband Robert Merrill and sister Joyce Anchor.

Mrs. Merrill worked 30 years as a Supervisor for Genesee County Department of Social Services. She was an avid collector, loved gardening, canning and had the best pickled beets in the world. Mrs. Merrill never lost her sense of humor. She was a loving mother, “grandmother” and devoted wife that took incredible care of her husband.  

She is survived by her son Scott R. Merrill of Darien Center; siblings Donald (Sandra) Duguid; Al (Lee) Duguid both of Phoenix, AZ; Sandra (Henry) Gerstman of West Caldwell, NJ; brother-in-law Bob (Virginia) Anchor of LeRoy along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 3-6 PM at West Middlebury Baptist Church 4950 West Middlebury Road, East Bethany, NY 14054. Funeral Services will immediately follow 6:00 PM at the church. She will be laid to rest in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Bethany Center.

Memorials may be made to the Family. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main St. Attica, New York 14011.

bonefede.jpg Lois J. Bonefede, age 82, of Perry passed away on Friday February 17, 2017 at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Mt. Morris. Lois was born in Perry, New York a daughter of the late Seth and Maude (Keating) Tucker. Along with her parents she is preceded in death by a brother; William Tucker.

Lois was a graduate of Perry Central School class of 1950. She worked for the former Perry Knitting Mill, Mallory Timers in Warsaw and owned and operated Tucker’s Boat Livery on Silver Lake with her husband until their retirement in 1980. She was a member of the Perry Overseas Vets Club in Perry. She enjoyed working in her flower gardens, reading, fishing, collecting bears, going to flea markets, and traveling with her love “Newt”.

She is survived by her husband; Nunzio “Newt” Bonefede whom she married on January 28, 1961; two step-children Patricia (Donald) Johnson of Scotia, NY, Nunzio J. Bonefede of Geneseo; 3 grandchildren Stacy (Joseph) Rossi, Gregory (Jessie) Johnson and Michael (Bobbie Jo) Bonefede; 8 great grandchildren; 2 nieces Shelly (Timothy) White, Leslie (Hans) Kunzie, and nephew Seth Tucker.

Family and friends may call from 2:00-4:00PM and 7:00-9:00PM on Tuesday February 21, 2017 at Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530. An 11:00AM Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday February 22nd at the Funeral Home.
She will be laid to rest in Joseph’s Cemetery in Perry.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association 1701 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311 or visit www.diabetes.org. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

18.jpgDorothy (Marchese) Komosinski, 89 of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Sunday February 12, 2017 at Unity Hospital in Rochester. She was born June 5, 1927 in Batavia, to the late Joseph (Carrie Guggino) Marchese. She is preceded in death by her husband Anthony Komosinski; siblings Rose (Alphons) Nigro, Florence (Anthony) Joy, Joseph and Russell Marchese.

Mrs. Komosinski worked with her son at Plaza Spirits in Batavia.

She is survived by her children Ann C. (Peter) Sewert of Byron; John Komosinski of Batavia; granddaughter Carrie Sewert of Rochester, great-grandson Jaxon, sister Carolyn (Thomas) McGorroy of AZ; brother Robert (Judith) Marchese of Virginia; sisters-in-law Mary Marchese of Batavia, Antonia Marchese of FL; Irene (Dean) Hagen of FL; along with many nieces and nephews.  

There will be no prior calling hours and services will be private. She will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Genesee County Animal Shelter 3841 West Main St. Rd. Batavia, NY 14020 or to HomeCare & Hospice 29 Liberty St., Suite 6, Batavia, NY 14020. For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or to sign a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

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