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Obituaries

Betty R. Boyer passed away at Life Care Center of New Port Richey, Fla., on Thu., Sept. 14, 2017. The cause was respiratory failure. She was 94. Betty was preceded in death by her husband Emanuel (Manny) Boyer, who passed in 1990. Born in North Tonawanda, N.Y., on May 6, 1923, she lived most of her life in Orleans County including Kent, Albion and Barre Center. Betty graduated from Albion High School, class of 1941. In her elder years she primarily resided in Florida, with some time with her children in both Alabama and Minnesota. Betty’s survivors include a sister, Maryann Becker of Kent. She had nine children: Betty-Alice (Edgar) Almeida of Ft. Wayne, Ind., the late Gail Boyer, Diane (Jack) Thomas of Port Orange, Fla., the late Emanuel (Cheryl) Boyer of Barre, Virginia (Gar) Truselle of Albion, George (Beverly) Boyer of Mulberry, Fla., the late Stephen Boyer, Lynette (Mark) Versace of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Thomas (Carrie) Boyer of Port Richey, Fla. She had 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the Barre Fire Company. Arrangements have been entrusted to Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 21 W. Ave., Albion, NY. To share a special memory of Betty, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.

Stephen M. Depczynski, of Rochester, passed away Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, at age 48. Steve studied art in high school, where he received many awards for his talent. He graduated from Monroe Community College with an Associate degree in Art and participated in several juried art shows and even had some of his art published. “Rev. Stevie D.,” as he was known to many of his friends, was a Certified Minister who assisted several friends by uniting them in marriage. He was a former owner of a restaurant in Rochester, and managed several restaurants in the area and Colorado. Steve enjoyed golf, skiing and was an avid Buffalo Bills fan. He is survived by his mother, Mary Ann (Richard) Skalny; father, Dennis Depczynski; sister, Denise Pritchard; and nephews, Justin and Jacob. The family received friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 W. Ave., Albion, on Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, where his Funeral Service followed. Interment was at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Creative Wellness Opportunities of the Mental Health Association, 320 Goodman St. N, #202, Rochester, NY 14607. To share a special memory of Steve, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.

Randy L. Harrier Jr. became an angel with his loving wife by his side, Rebecca (Marlowe) Harrier both of Kent, N.Y., following a tragic accident. Randy joined her in heaven, on Mon., Sept. 18, 2017. Randy was born to Randy Sr. and Debra (Walker) Harrier Dec. 1, 1977, in Philipsburg, Pa. His beautiful wife Becky was born July 29, 1979, in Brockport, N.Y. Randy was an active volunteer fire fighter of the Carlton Fire Company and was employed by Orchard Dale Fruit Co. Becky recently graduated college and was happily looking forward to their bright future together. Their happiness in life were their children: Andrew, age 18, Kari, age 14, and Amber, age 10. Randy is survived by his parents, Randy and Debra Harrier Sr.; sister, Melissa (Kyle) Merritt; and his niece, Karlee Merritt of Kent, N.Y., his remaining family in Pennsylvania. Becky was employed at GCASA of Albion and enjoyed her work. She is survived by her parents, Betty and Will Marlowe; and her brother, Bill Marlowe of Holley. Both Randy and Becky loved animals and kids with a great passion. Interment will be in Pennsylvania, where Randy’s grandfather will be by his side. Becky will join him there, as they always will be good together. Now, they will be together forever in the Lord’s hands in heaven. All who they touched in this life will sadly miss them. To share a memory, please visit www.NewcomerRochester.com.

Veronica Jane Kylor, 89, of Endwell/Brockport, N.Y., passed away peacefully on Sept. 16, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at The Landing in Brockport. Jane was born March 1, 1928, in Ithaca, N.Y., a daughter of the late Joseph and Frances (Brooks) Knight. Jane was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Endicott, N.Y., the Endwell Garden Club, and the Lyndale Women. Jane loved working with and helping people. Thus it was very fitting for her to find enjoyment and satisfaction working in food service. In 1968, she began working part time for the M-E School District in the Homer Brink Cafeteria. In 1978, she was offered a position with IBM working at the IBM Country Club in the Snack Shop and Watson Homestead. She finished her career with IBM as an administrative assistant at IBM Glendale. After retiring in 1988, Jane began volunteering at the Discovery Center in Binghamton and for Meals on Wheels of Western Broome. Jane and her husband Martin delivered meals most every Thursday for nearly 20 years. Jane was an excellent seamstress, loved gardening, knitting, making ceramics, painting and crafting of most any kind. In addition to her parents, Jane was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Martin, on Dec. 25, 2011, and her dear brother-in-law, Frank Gamber. Jane is survived by her children, Sue “Cubbie” (Greg) Rustay of Albion, N.Y., and James (Lori) Kylor of Endwell; grandchildren: Jimmy, Christopher, Jennifer, Garrett, Erica, and Kristin; great-grandchildren: Dominic, Frankie, Aden, Maura, and Kaleb; dear sister-in-law, Gerry Gamber of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; two special nephews, David Gamber and Ralph Dice; and a very special niece, Roberta Dice. There were no prior calling hours. Jane’s Memorial service will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 53 McKinley Ave., Endicott, NY 13760 on Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, at 11 a.m. with guest Pastor Susan M. Boring officiating. Interment will be held in Vestal Hills Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Jane’s memory to Meals on Wheels of Western Broome, 705 W. Main St., Endicott NY 13760 or the First United Methodist Church of Endicott. Arrangements have been entrusted to Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. Albion NY. To share a special memory of Jane, please visit www.christophermitchell.com.

Shawn D’Andre Salone, 46, of Medina, N.Y., passed away at his home on Mon., Sept. 18, 2017. Shawn was born Sept. 18, 1971, in Medina, N.Y., to Mattie and the late Odester Salone. The youngest of three siblings, Shawn attended Medina High School, graduating in 1989. He was A TRUE MEDINA MUSTANG from the time he attended school until the time he departed life. He was employed with General Motors for ten years and was currently employed with Takeform of Medina. Shawn was a hardworking, compassionate, humble, loving father, brother, uncle and son. He leaves to cherish his precious memories his children: Brittany Kimbrough, D’AndreA Salone, and Johnny Salone, all of Rochester N.Y.; one granddaughter, Izabella Rivers; one sister, Regina (Timothy) Salone of Buffalo, N.Y.; two brothers, Anthony (Debbie) Salone of San Antonio, Texas, and Joseph (Anna) Salone of Rochester, N.Y.; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Relatives and friends called on Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, at the Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St., Medina, NY 14103, where a funeral service was held. Lenard Rosselli officiated and burial was private for the family. Shawn recognized the importance of why Jesus died for us. Psalms 55:22: Throw your burden upon Jehovah himself and he himself will sustain you. Never will he allow the righteous one to totter. Rev 21:4: He will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning, nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed. The family wishes to acknowledge with deep appreciation the many expressions of love and kindness shown to us during our time of bereavement. Memorials may be made in Shawn’s name to the family. Please light a candle or share a memory at www.boganandtuttlefuneralhome.com.

Laverne F. Waters, of Middleport, N.Y., passed away peacefully on Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, at the age of 97. Laverne was born on July 18, 1920, in Medina, N.Y., the son of Frederick and Lena Waters. He graduated from Akron High School, where he was a member of the Future Farmers of America. Laverne was a lifelong farmer. He married Florence Miller on Feb. 5, 1949. He was a quiet man who enjoyed country living and working on his farm. He lived on the same road his entire life and never had a desire to travel or live anywhere else. He was predeceased by his wife, Florence on Aug. 13, 1990. He is survived by two sons, Brian (Cindy) and Paul (Iris) Waters; four grandchildren: Eric Waters, Jill Barnett, Korrie Beverley-Waters, and Richard Waters; and four great-grandchildren. He was also predeceased by his grandson Bradley Waters. Calling hours were held at Bates, Wallace, and Heath Funeral Home, 38 State St., Middleport on Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, where a funeral service was held. Interment was in Boxwood Cemetery, Medina. If desired donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Please share condolences www.bateswallace.com.

Charlotte E. Weese, born Nov. 15, 1947, entered into rest on Sept. 19, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Dayton L. Weese; loving mother of Kevin Weese (Jill Macfarland), Larry Weese (Nicole), and the late Keith Brown; grandmother of Joshua, Emily, Zach, Brandon, and Ellie; sister of Larry Brown (Heidko), Terry Lee Brown (Sue), Gary Brown (Pat), Shelia Sizemore (Bruce), and Karsonda Howell. She is also survived by her daughter-in-law Samantha Brown and several nieces and nephews. Charlotte enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time at Point Breeze. Painting her nails and reading were two of her favorite hobbies. The family will be present on Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. to receive friends and family at the Merrill-Grinnell Funeral Home, 12 Ingersoll St., Albion, where a Funeral Service will be held at noon. Interment will be held at Mount Albion Cemetery. Please share condolences www.merrillgrinnell.com.  
 
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