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HOPE, Lurline E.

HOPE - Lurline E. 95, of Batavia, NY, formerly of Hamburg, NY, passed away July 6, 2016 at the NYS Veterans' Home in Batavia. She was born on July 15, 1920 in New York City to the late Stanley and Louise (Dreyer) Gilbert. She was predeceased by her husband William Hope; a son William Hope Jr. and sisters Alice Dumond and Dorothy Best. Lurline was known for her love of sports, especially golf and her beloved Buffalo Bills. She is survived by two sons: Stephen (Susan) Hope of LeRoy, NY and Robert (Katherine) Hope of Oak Park, IL; a daughter-in-law Sandra Hope of Orchard Park, NY; grandchildren: Gretchen Cummings, Christina (Hendrick Roux) Hope, Michael (Crystal) Hope and William Hope; along with four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. There will be no prior calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be announced for a later date. She will be laid to rest in Lakeside Cemetery in Hamburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of WNY, http://www.alz.org/wny/. For more information, please call 585-343-8260 or to leave a message of condolence, please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main St., Batavia, NY 14020.

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