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Obituaries

Harley W. Anderson, 92, of Lyndonville, N.Y., went to be with the Lord on Tues., Dec. 11, 2018 at his home with his loving family at his side. Born on Aug. 11, 1926 in Highland Park, Mich., he was the son of the late Charles and Pauline Anderson. Harley came from Michigan to the Lockport area and graduated from Barker High School in 1942. He shoveled coal for the Bewley Building in Lockport and later worked for Harrison Radiator. On Sept. 24, 1945 Harley enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in the Pacific Theatre. Upon returning home, Harley worked as a Skilled Machinist for E & M Enterprises of Middleport, N.Y., until his retirement. Harley along with his wife, Gertrude, lovingly fostered numerous children for 43 years in their home. In Harley’s spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding his motorcycle. Harley is survived by his wife of 58 years, Gertrude Anderson; nine children: Robert (Missy) Eckerd Jr., Norman Eckerd, Michael Eckerd, Vicki Eckerd, Cindy Herb, Susan (Pete Beecher) Birch, Kimberly (Robert) Stawicki, Lynn (Ronald) Olear, Karen (Roger) Kasprzak, and Darlene Anderson- Schwarzkopf. Also survived are 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren. Besides his parents, Harley is predeceased by a brother, Carl Anderson. There are no calling hours. A graveside service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, at the Lynhaven Cemetery, Lyndonville, N.Y. with the Rev. Daniel A. Thurber officiating. Full Military Honors will be accorded by the U.S. Marine Corps, Lyndonville and Medina American Legion and the Medina V.F.W. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Harley’s name to the Hospice of Orleans County, P.O. Box #489, Albion, NY 14411, or to the Orleans County Joint Veteran’s Council, 13996 Rt. 31, Albion, NY 14411. Please light a candle or share a memory of Harley at www.bogantuttlefunerals.com.

Ruth A. Mager, 92, of Albion/Rochester, died Dec, 7, 2018 at the Unity Living Center in Rochester.  She was born Dec. 16, 1925 in Albion, a daughter of the late Howard and Daisy (Forsaith) Tucker and had lived in this area all of her life. Ruth worked at Eastman Kodak retiring after 22 years.  She loved crossword and word search puzzles and going to the Senior Center to visit her friends. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband Edmund Mager; her daughter-in-law Sharon Mager; five siblings: Howard, Dorothy, Gerald, Betty, and Eugene.  She is survived by her daughter Gertrude Shaw of Rochester; son Edward Mager of Albion; grandsons Edward (Peggy) Mager of Albion, Brian Shaw of Hamlin, Michael (Michele) Shaw of Lackawana; grandchildren Shelby Mager, Taylor, Mager, Destiny Shaw, Ashley Shaw, Ryan Scherrer, Kaitlyn Shaw, Brittnie Shaw, Alexandra Nostrant, Brent Nostrant; great-great-grandchildren Raegan Shaw, Collin Nostrant as well as many friends, nieces and nephews. There are no prior calling hours.  Her graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family at a later date in Mt. Albion Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 435 E. Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14620 or Lifetime Care Hospice, 3111 Winton Rd. S., Rochester, NY 14623.  Ruth’s arrangements have been entrusted to the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. Albion. To share a special memory of Ruth, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.

Beverly J. (Moore) Quackenbush, of Middleport, went to see our Lord on Wed., Dec. 5, 2018 at Orchard Manor Nursing Home. Born Feb. 24, 1936 in Medina, Beverly was the daughter of the late Valentine and Marion (Smith) Waters. She enjoyed gardening, crafts and puzzles and spending time with friends at Darrell’s Place in Middleport. Bev was a member of Alabama Full Gospel Fellowship. Survivors include six children: Dennis Moore, Kathy, Kenneth, Wayne, Robert and Tammy; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren; siblings, Donald Waters, Ione DiMarino and Marion Elmer; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her sons, Ricky Lee Moore and Michael Quackenbush; grandson Erich Coon; siblings Dorothy Strickland, Virginia Carpenter, Valentine Waters, Jr., Gary Waters, Raymond Waters, Larry Waters, Norm Waters, Lois Deyarmin and Joyce Michaud. A memorial service will be held at a future date at the Alabama Full Gospel Fellowship. Interment will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, West Shelby. Arrangements are being handled by the Cooper Funeral Home, Medina. Share condolences at www.cooperfuneralhome.com.

Mr. Michael K. Schuner, of Medina, died unexpectedly at his home on Dec. 9, 2018. Mike was born in Medina on April 19, 1950, a son of the late Karl H. and Doris M. (Wolter) Schuner. A graduate of LA Weber High School, class of 1968 and SUNY College of Technology at Alfred; he was employed by Fisher-Price Toys until the Medina branch closing in 1997. Since 1997, he has worked for Delphi Harrison Thermal Systems/GM Automotive Components. Mike was a lifelong resident of the area and a proud member of the National Rifle Association, Jr. Wilson Sportsman’s Club, Medina Conservation Club and Trinity Lutheran Church. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, traveling with friends, the outdoors and hunting. Survivors include his children: Andrew (Ina) Schuner, Adam Schuner, April (Scott) Schultz, Alana (John) Palone and Michael K. Schuner, II; eight grandchildren: Evaline, Celie, Carley, Evie, Scott, Jackson, Lucas and Peyton; his sister, Brenda (Tom) Best; his brother, David (Mary Ruth) Schuner, his cousin, Ellen (Steve) Morgan; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. There will be no formal services. A celebration of life was held on Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 at Junior Wilson’s Sportsman’s Club, 3875 Bates Road, Medina. NY 14103. Arrangements were handled by the Cooper Funeral Home, Medina. Share condolences at www.cooperfuneralhome.com

Beverly Ann Walls, 80, of Albion, died at home on Dec. 8, 2018.  She was born July 21, 1938 in Brockville, the daughter of Lewis and Florence (Long) Biaselli, and had lived in this area all of her life.  Beverly was a member of the New Covenant Worship Center in Holley, and was a person who enjoyed knitting, crocheting, reading and collecting unique and odd things.  She was a natural caregiver and had a tremendous work ethic.  As a person who welcomed anyone into her home, she was favored in the neighborhood as a person to go to who provided a safe and loving place to hang out.  Beverly enjoyed any occasion to gather her family and extended an invitation to anyone and everyone once an event was set.  She memorialized these events with numerous photos which she proudly displayed throughout her home.  She also loved animals, especially her dog Lexie, who passed away the same day as she.  Mrs. Walls was predeceased by her husband Burl, her son Larry, and siblings: Vincent, William, Florence, Laura and Allan.  She is survived by her sons: Joseph (Julia) Walls of VA, Jerry (Karen) Walls of Albion; step-daughter: Carrie (Willis) Heise of Albion; her brothers: Louis (Elsie Gaye) Biaselli of Albion; sisters: Carol (Robert) Eddy of Albion, Donna Biaselli of Medina; nine grandchildren: Kelly, Joseph, Anthony, April, Jessica, Amber, Adam, Allan, Aaron; eight great-grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.  The family received friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 West Ave., Albion where her Funeral Service was held immediately following visitation.  Interment followed in Mt. Albion Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2805 Wehrle Dr., Buffalo, NY 14221.  To share a special memory of Beverly, please visit: www.christophermitchell.com.

Alfonso “Al” P. Zicari, 83, of Albion, died unexpectedly at his home on Dec. 7, 2018.  He was born Sept. 15, 1935 in Albion, a son of the late Frank and Angela Zicari and had lived in this area all of his life. Al was a member of the Albion First United Methodist Church, the Lipton Retiree’s and he was a former member of the Albion Fire Department.  After his retirement from T. J. Lipton’s as a supervisor, Al went to work at the Genesee Brewery, ultimately making his final retirement from there.  He loved car shows and watching football especially the Buffalo Bills. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his wife Marilyn in 2013, his brother Charles “Chuck” and his little brother Al.  He is survived by his loving devoted children: Susan (Jack) Dick of Albion, James Zicari of Rochester, Debra (Pete) Hennekey of Albion, Michael (Roberta) Zicari of Medina; grandchildren: Lindsay (Charlie Monacelli, Jr.) Sargent, Brandon Sargent, Christian Enright, Kevin and Jeffrey Dick, Brad Donnelly-Zicari; great-grandchildren: Grayson and Landon Standish, Charles Monacelli III; his sister Mary Ann Pestell of Albion and several nieces and nephews. There are no prior calling hours. Al’s memorial service was held Sat., Dece. 15 at the Albion First United Methodist Church (Albion Christ Episcopal Church), 26 S. Main St., Albion, NY 14411.  Entombment was private in Mt. Albion Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 1344 University Ave. Suite 270, Rochester, NY 14607 or to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston MA 02241.  To share a special memory of Al, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.



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