Our Obituaries

Franklin A. Booth

November 4, 1930 - February 5, 2017

Franklin A. Booth, of Rochester, went peacefully, to be with the Lord on February 5, 2017, at age 86.Frank Booth was the most genuine and loving man. His sincerity and honesty was felt by all and his innocence and generosity will never be forgotten.Franklin is survived by his beloved wife Anna Byrne Booth of over 63 years. They have 4 children: Patricia Booth Isaacson, David F (Gayle) Booth,...
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Nina Mary Rush

July 2, 1948 - February 4, 2017

Rush, Nina Mary AngelaRochester: Born into heaven on February 4, 2017Survived by her beloved husband, Leslie Rush; three Sons: Charles (Lala) Ives, Richard Ives, Stephen Ives; seven Brothers and Sisters; Mother, Teresa Proia and many nieces, nephews and cousins. A private viewing will be held on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 followed by a Funeral Mass, where all are welcome to join, at 11:30am at St....
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Margaret Marie Scopa

September 7, 1925 - January 14, 2017

Margaret Marie "Peggy" ScopaSeptember 7, 1925 - January 14, 2017Henrietta, New YorkMargaret Marie "Peggy" Scopa, age 91, of Henrietta, N.Y., passed away on Jan. 14, 2017. She is survived by her children, grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.Arrangements under the direction of Alvah Halloran & Son Funeral Home, Rochester, NY. The family will hold a service in...
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Robert G. Schomaker

December 22, 1926 - January 12, 2017

Schomaker, Robert George "Shoe"Rochester: Formerly of Brooksville, Florida, passed away peacefully on January 12, 2017, at age 90.It is with a heavy heart we lay to rest our father and friend, Robert Schomaker "dad" "Shoe". Robert has gone to join his loving wife, Harriet, son-in-law Sam Street and granddaughter, Sandra Street, who predeceased him. Robert is survived by and will be sadly missed...
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Velma M. Gaines

June 8, 1921 - January 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Alvah Halloran & Son Funeral Home, Rochester, NY.
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Elisabeth Vukanovic

May 24, 1927 - December 30, 2016

Rochester: Passed away peacefully on December 30, 2016, at the age of 89, joining her beloved husband, Vladimir, in eternal rest.She is survived by her loving daughter, Kristin (Shawn), son, John, and darling granddaughter, Lin Elizabeth; as well as dear friends, Jerry & Kathy Takacs.A Memorial Service will be held at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, 855 S. Goodman St., Rochester, on...
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Betty D. Phillips

October 3, 1924 - December 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Alvah Halloran & Son Funeral Home, Rochester, NY.
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Lynn L. Laursen

July 24, 1927 - December 22, 2016

A Memorial service will be held in the spring.
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Edward J. Golembeski

January 17, 1919 - December 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Alvah Halloran & Son Funeral Home, Rochester, NY.
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Judith Carol Coletta

March 10, 1940 - December 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Alvah Halloran & Son Funeral Home, Rochester, NY.
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Gertrude M. Wambach

August 14, 1930 - December 3, 2016

Wambach, Gertrude M. (O'Leary) of Rochester, NYPassed away at age 86 on December 3, 2016 while surrounded by her family and loved ones. Gertrude was predeceased by her beloved husband, Mathew and her son, Matthew. She is survived by her children: Susie, Mark (Kathy), Mary, Gretchen, Warren (Kathy), Anne and Michele; many grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; her sister, Carol and an...
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Fred J. Roy

August 9, 1935 - November 28, 2016

Rochester: Passed away on November 28, 2016, at the age of 81.Predeceased by his first wife, Ruth Shaw; sister, Mary (Sister Anita) Roy; and sisters & brothers-in-law, Edith (Arthur) Amering, and Edna (Donald) Whitbeck.Survived by his beloved wife of over 30years, Pam Roy; sons: David Roy, Michael Roy, James (Wendy) Roy, Richard Roy, Thomas (Mary) Roy, and Fred (Sharon) Roy; stepdaughter, Kim...
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Margaret B. Pigage

August 19, 1920 - November 25, 2016

Rochester: Age 96. Passed away on November 25, 2016. Predeceased by her beloved husband, Robert F. Pigage, her parents, Margaret and George Bellows, brother, Norman Bellows. Survived by her loving children: son, Thomas (Lupi) Pigage of Waxhaw, NC, daughters Lynn Pigage (Fred Vine) and Jeanne Pigage (Gaetano D'Arpino) of Rochester, six grandchildren, one great-grandson, several nieces and...
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Clement Finch Hapeman

November 7, 1928 - November 19, 2016

Clement Finch Hapeman, born November 7th, 1928 in Broadalbin, NY, passed away peacefully in his own home on November 19th. He is preceded in death by his parents, Arnold Hapeman and Grace Finch Hapeman, his sister Bonnie Clocksin and her husband Paul Clocksin, Sr., his wives Louise D. Hapeman and Beatrice Phillips Hapeman and stepson William Phillips. He was 88 years old. Mr. Hapeman had a long...
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Ruth Virgil

August 16, 1925 - November 17, 2016

Rochester: 91, passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2016, with her family by her side.Ruth was predeceased by her beloved husband, Joseph N. Virgil.She is survived by her 2 sons: Joseph R. (Sophie) Virgil and James Virgil; as well as 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.Relatives & friends may call on Monday, November 21st, from 5-7PM at the Funeral Home of ALVAH HALLORAN & SON,...
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Rosemary A. Shelly

June 21, 1928 - November 7, 2016

Rochester: Monday, November 7, 2016 at age 88.Predeceased by her husband, Edward N. Shelly and parents, John and Kathryn Fogarty. Survived by her children, Edward (Marjorie) Shelly, Katie (John) Butler, William (Kathleen) Shelly, Mary (Christopher) Haller, John Shelly, and Alice (Gregory) Van Zile; grandchildren, Jason (Bethany) Shelly, Peter (Kelsey) Shelly, Devin Shelly, Courtney (Quinton)...
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John J. Lawlor

January 18, 1951 - November 1, 2016

Spencerport/formerly of Brentwood, Long Island:Passed away unexpectedly on November 1, 2016.Predeceased by his parents, Eileen & Robert Lawlor, and a sister, Kathy Jagielo.Survived by his beloved wife of 44 years, Judy Lawlor; his daughters, Jennifer (Tony) Riggio, Melissa Wetsell, and Victoria (Ryan) Reynolds; 8 grandchildren; a great-grandson, 5 brothers, a brother-in-law, and several...
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Jeanette Ann Pecora

August 13, 1935 - October 28, 2016

Churchville, NY and Largo, FL: was reunited with the Lord; her husband, Christopher, and grandchild, Danielle, on October 28th, 2016. She is survived by her children: Cindy, Thomas (Danise), David, and Christopher (Anne); grandchildren: Julie, Joseph, Phillip, Elizabeth, Marissa, Leah, Nicholas, Victoria and Joseph; step-grandchildren: Cody and Marshall, as well as four great-grandchildren...
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Robert C. Polcyn

October 6, 1941 - October 21, 2016

Gates: Passed away on October 21, 2016 at age 75.He is survived by many nieces and nephews.A Funeral Service will be held at All Saints Chapel in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery on Sat. Oct. 29th at 9:30AM, with a graveside committal service and Military Honors to follow.Arrangements under the direction of Alvah Halloran & Son Funeral Home, Rochester, NY.
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Dorothy M. Bennett

September 20, 1929 - October 18, 2016

Bennett, Dorothy M. (Scheg)Chili: Peacefully passed away on October 18, 2016, at age 87.Predeceased by her beloved husbands, Herbert Scheg & Burt Bennett. Survived by her children: Anne (Robert) Szady & Paul (Karin) Scheg; grandchildren: Michelle (Travis), Matthew, Elizabeth, Simone, Devon, & Aydin; great-grandson, Zachary; and a brother, William (Lois) Miller; along with step...
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Daisy Jane Harshbarger

May 8, 1932 - October 18, 2016

Daisy Jane Harshbarger 1932-2016Jane passed peacefully on Tuesday, October 18th.Predeceased by her husband Richard Harshbarger, brother Stanley Knecht and sister Alice Splain. Born in Sayre Pennsylvania, Jane moved to Rochester and worked as a dedicated nurse at Strong Memorial Hospital for over 40 years. In retirement she served as a nurse at the Jewish Nursing Home as well.She is survived by...
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Glenn R. House

March 31, 1919 - October 14, 2016

Glenn R. HouseMarch 31, 1919 to October 14, 2016Glenn R. House, 97, passed into his eternal house on Thursday, October 14, 2016 in Rochester, NY. He was the devoted husband of 65 years to Janice Whiteman House, the love of his life and beloved father to his three daughters, Nancy Jane House, Beverly Jean (Fred) Cooper and Audrey Joan (the late Joseph) Impellizzeri.Born March 31, 1919 and raised...
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Robert L. Casperson

October 2, 1932 - October 10, 2016

Casperson, Robert L. "Bob"Cape Coral, FL/Formerly of Greece, NY: Entered into rest unexpectedly on October 10, 2016 at the age of 84, with his loving family by his side.He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Shirley Casperson; son, Timothy Casperson, daughter, Kathleen (Pete) Seger, brother, Thomas (Darrah) Casperson; 3 grandchildren: Michelle (David), Chris (Nicole), & Nick; a...
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Helen F. Strutz

September 27, 1927 - September 28, 2016

Strutz, Helen F. (Stokes)Chili: Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at the age of 89.Helen was predeceased by her beloved husband, Richard E. Strutz; her parents, Mary & Thomas Stokes, brother, Jack Stokes; sister, Rosemary (Joe) Schwartzmeyer; and Godmother, Jane Davison.She is survived by a brother, Thomas E. Stokes, a sister, Dolores (George) Hamblin, several nieces and...
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Gloria J. Hamilton

February 9, 1929 - September 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Alvah Halloran & Son Funeral Home, Rochester, NY.
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Maria Romanowski

December 8, 1925 - September 11, 2016

Chili/Holley: Passed away peacefully on September 11, 2016, at age 90.Born in Poland on December 8, 1925, the daughter of the late Kazimierza & Zofia Stepien.She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Jozef Romanowski.She is survived by her two sons, Richard (Donna) Romanowski, and Eugene Romanowski; step-grandsons, Michael & Mark, step-great-granddaughter, Kimmylee, and step-great-great...
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Mary Jane Sansone

May 16, 1939 - September 3, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Alvah Halloran & Son Funeral Home, Rochester, NY.
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Phyllis Marion Brant

September 20, 1920 - August 26, 2016

Gates: Passed on Friday, August 26, 2016, at age 95.Predeceased by her loving husband, Reg, 2 sons, Terry and Dale, and many brothers and sisters.Survived by son, Alan (Elaine) Brant, grandchildren: Ellen, Ted & Josh Brant & Cathy (Scott) Crego; great-grandson, Henry Crego; "Second-son" Donnie Brant; Sisters: Donna (Tom) Ritchie, Diane & Maralyn Maracle, Ardeth (Jim) Armstrong,...
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Helen M. MacLaren

January 16, 1924 - August 21, 2016

MacLaren, Helen M.Ellenton, FL/ Formerly of Chili, NY.Passed away peacefully with family by her side on Aug. 21, 2016 at age 92.Predeceased by her beloved husband, Bruce & Son, William. Survived by her children: Judy, Robert (Donna) and David MacLaren; seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; Sister, Betty Jones of MD; Sister-in-law, Brenda Compton of NC; several nieces, nephews &...
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Mark E. Vogel

June 3, 1979 - August 7, 2016

Rochester: Passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 7, 2016 at age 37.Predeceased by his beloved grandparents, Harold & Luella Shearing and George & Genevieve Vogel.Survived by his ever loving parents, Barbara & Edward Vogel; sister, Laurie (Christopher McMartin) Vogel: uncles, William Shearing, Norman (Phyllis) Vogel, John Vogel; aunts, Theresa (Gary) Perkins, Dolores Vogel, Lorrita Vogel,...
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Benjamin Sarfaty

February 10, 1927 - August 6, 2016

Chili - Kashong Pt., GenevaFebruary 10, 1927 - August 6, 2016U.S. Military Service: August 11, 1942 - August 11, 1946Passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side.Relatives & friends may call on Wed., Aug. 10th, from 12NOON-2PM at the Funeral Home of ALVAH HALLORAN & SON, 2125 Chili Ave., Gates, where a memorial service will be held immediately following at 2PM. A procession...
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Leo M. Lynch

January 14, 1924 - August 5, 2016

Churchville Family PatriarchChili/Churchville: August 5, 2016 at age 92, rather suddenly after a very brief illness.Leo was born on January 14, 1924 in Waverly, NY. He was the fifth of eight children born to Leo P. and Frances Walsh Lynch.In 1944, he married Anita J. Brougham of Sayre, PA and they began a family that would eventually grow to twelve children.In 1950 the family moved to Churchville...
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Margaret T. Ely

July 28, 1925 - July 22, 2016

Margaret T. "Peggy" ElyRochester: Passed away peacefully on Friday, July 22, 2016 at the age of 90.Predeceased by her parents, Margaret & Edward Ely, and brother, James (Edith) Ely.Survived by nieces, Barbara (Bill) Tubbs & Janice Ely, nephew, James Ely; and many dear friends & neighbors.Peggy worked at Eastman Kodak, taught chemistry at Nazareth College, and did research for the...
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Gordon J. Bennett

February 23, 1936 - July 12, 2016

BENNETT, Gordon J. , Sr. "Gordie"Formerly of Gates: Passed away after a short illness on July 12, 2016 at age 80.Predeceased by his beloved wife, Joyce Bennett as well as his brother, Robert Bennett & sister, Betty Hall. Survived by his sons: Gordon (Carol) Bennett, Jr., & Brian (Grace) Bennett; Grandchildren: Corinne, Erin, Jillian (Brian) Cosgrove and Kyle; Siblings: Olive Domres,...
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Erasmo Matos

February 14, 1971 - July 2, 2016

Erasmo Matos of North Chili, NY, passed away suddenly on July 2, 2016,at age 45.Born February 14, 1971 in Rochester, NY.He was predeceased by his mother, Lydia Ramirez; mother and father-in-law, Marie & Douglas Gay; and brother-in-law, Milo Gay.He is survived by his loving wife, Lenée Matos; his children, Elizabeth Nicole and Anthony Erasmo Matos; father, Fruto Matos; sister, Liduvina ...
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Walter F. Amann

November 14, 1932 - June 26, 2016

Amann, Walter F., Sr.Webster, New York: Passed away after a long illness on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at age 83.Born, November 14, 1932 in Rome, New York. The son of the late Edwin & Marian Rudd Amann.Predeceased by his wife, Yolanda Amann, his sister and brother in law, Ellen (Santo) Carosi, and stepdaughter, Gayle Wilcox.He is survived by two sons, Walter F. Amann Jr. of Rome, New York, and...
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Matthew Craig Wilson

September 27, 1978 - June 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Alvah Halloran & Son Funeral Home, Rochester, NY.
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Ann L. Huff

February 20, 1929 - June 14, 2016

Ann L. Huff, 87, passed away on June 14,2016 at Lynmoore Assisted Living Facility in Fort Pierce, FL.She was born in Salamanca, NY and had been a resident of Fort Pierce, FL for 20 years coming from Portville, NY.Prior to retirement Ann was a nurse for over 40 years. She was an avid tennis and football fan. She also enjoyed doing crossword puzzles.Ann was of the Catholic faith.Survivors include...
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Ann L. Huff

February 20, 1929 - June 14, 2016

Ann L. Huff, 87, passed away on June 14,2016 at Lynmoore Assisted Living Facility in Fort Pierce, FL.She was born in Salamanca, NY and had been a resident of Fort Pierce, FL for 20 years coming from Portville, NY.Prior to retirement Ann was a nurse for over 40 years. She was an avid tennis and football fan. She also enjoyed doing crossword puzzles.Ann was of the Catholic faith.Survivors include...
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Ramon Velazquez Quinones

October 9, 1931 - June 14, 2016

Ramon Velazquez QuinonesRochester: Passed away on June 14, 2016. Born in Loiza, Puerto Rico on October 9, 1931.Ramon was a United States Army Veteran.He is survived by:Wife: Maria FalconDaughters: Sonia Velazquez (Children: Emmanuel, Annamarie, Marisel & Jose E. Diaz) Noemi Velazquez (deceased daughter) (Children: Henry Marquez & Sorangely Brito) ...
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Walter C. Zeller

April 23, 1930 - June 11, 2016

Zeller, Walter C.Carmel, IN, formerly Rochester, NY: Died peacefully on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at age 86.Predeceased by his loving wife, Rose, and loving father of Joseph (Jeanette) Zeller, Mary (John) Stuy, Roseann (Mic) Campanelli, Joanne (Paul) Brescia, John (Kathi) Zeller, Donna (Michael) Ickowski, and Robert Zeller. Also survived by 16 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren, along with...
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Charles Cutaia

September 27, 1943 - June 5, 2016

Charles "Chuck" Cutaia passed away suddenly on June 5, 2016 at the age of 72.Charles was born in Sicily, Italy on Sept. 27th, 1943 to Giuseppe and Giovanna Cutaia. At 9 years old his mother moved the family to Rochester, NY. There he met the love of his life, Bonita Cutaia. They would be celebrating their 54th wedding anniversary on June 23rd this year. Charles has been the owner and operator of...
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Anna C. Phillips

August 8, 1921 - June 4, 2016

Phillips, Anna C. (Cavalcanti)Rochester: Passed away peacefully, after a brave battle with dementia on Saturday, June 4, 2016 with family and friends by her side, at age 94.Predeceased by her beloved husband, Edward D. Phillips, her parents, Angelina Salerno & Michael Cavalcanti, and all of her siblings.Survived by her children and devoted caregivers, Julie Ann (James) Phillips-Oriel, and...
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Mae L. Auble

January 2, 1916 - May 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Alvah Halloran & Son Funeral Home, Rochester, NY.
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James E. Schneck

October 22, 1925 - May 27, 2016

Strasburg, PA 90, formerly of Longwood, FL passed away on May 27, 2016.Jim graduated from, Nunda Central School in NY. He served on a destroyer in the North Pacific, the USS John Hood during WWII. He graduated from the Univ. of the State of NY in Drafting and Machine Design and also studied and was licensed in Aircraft and Engine Mechanics at the Gulf Airmotive School in Bradenton, FL. He...
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Barbara Jeanne Robinson Kelly

June 14, 1927 - May 27, 2016

Robinson Kelly, Barbara Jeanne "Jeanne"Rochester: 88, June 14, 1927-May 27, 2016. Born in Syracuse, NY. Predeceased by "Colonel" Robert Robinson, and Robert Kelly. Survived by daughter, Meg McKernan, of NYC, son, Michael (Colleen) Robinson of East Rochester, son, Scott Robinson of Rochester, step grandson, Michael Ahern of Norway, grandson Corey (Tina) Robinson of Rochester, grandson, "Topher"...
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Elsie M. Forest

January 26, 1928 - May 23, 2016

Forest, Elsie MargueriteOntario/Webster: Passed away suddenly on May 23rd, at age 88.She has gone to join many loved ones, including her husband, Henry P. Forest.She will be greatly missed by her son, Henry C. (Molly), grandchildren, Karrie Jo, Henry D. (Kristen), Marcie (Liam), Scott, and Daniel (Chasidy); 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Arlene Van Halle, sisters-in-law, Joan Bates, Rose...
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Patricia Marie Britton

November 24, 1945 - May 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Alvah Halloran & Son Funeral Home, Rochester, NY.
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David J. Pittman

November 9, 1949 - May 17, 2016

Passed away at home in the arms of his loving wife, Mary Ellen, on Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 suddenly, at the age of 66.Predeceased by his brothers, Glenn and Eugene, and step-granddaughter, Alexandra Baker. Besides his wife, Mary Ellen, he is survived by loving daughter, Tammy Williams, loving son, David Pittman, and loving step-daughter, Angelina D'Ambra. Survived by grandchildren, Serena...
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John R. Floor

October 29, 1932 - May 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Alvah Halloran & Son Funeral Home, Rochester, NY.
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William Ivan Reid

August 30, 1935 - May 7, 2016

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Marian E. Doody

June 29, 1916 - May 4, 2016

Marian E. DoodyRochester: Passed away on May 4, 2016Friends & Family may call from 10-11:00am on Mon. May 9th with a Memorial Service to follow at 11:00am all at Alvah Halloran & Son Funeral Home, 2125 Chili Ave. Gates, 14624. Arrangements under the direction of Alvah Halloran & Son Funeral Home, Rochester, NY.
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Barbara R. Punch

June 22, 1929 - May 1, 2016

Barbara (Brown) Rader Punch, former food editor for Newsday on Long Island died May 1 in Rochester, N.Y. after a brief illness. She was 86. Born at home on Nye Road in Falmouth on Cape Cod, Mrs. Punch graduated from Lawrence High School in 1947. She was the editor of the Lawrence High School paper, The Student Intelligencer. She attended Boston University, studying journalism. Her career took...
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Bernard L. Stearns

April 25, 1932 - April 23, 2016

Lakeland, Fl - Rochester: Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 83. Predeceased by his wife June. Bernard is survived by daughters, Laurie Ann and Kathy Heath, son, Gregory, 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Bernard was a retiree from the Monroe County Water Authority, a past science teacher and Army veteran. He enjoyed playing softball, swimming and travelling. He was also active in his church. A...
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Frank A. Mancuso

April 20, 1931 - April 22, 2016

Frank Anthony Mancuso, Jr. of Webster: Passed away while surrounded by family on April 22, 2016 at the age of 85.Frank is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Doris Mae; his daughter, Teresa (Bruce) Mancuso-Kollet; Son, Frank A. Mancuso III; Grandchildren: Christopher Lee (April) Earlandt, Dana S. Earlandt and Jason (Carmela) Mancuso; eight grandchildren, sister: Ann (Joe) Andolino, and many...
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Beatrice A. Paeth

December 16, 1926 - April 6, 2016

Beatrice Paeth, of Rochester, was reunited with her loving husband, Richard Paeth on April 6th, 2016, at the age of 89. Predeceased by her mother, Elsie Wood, her sisters, Pearl Caccamise, and Mildred Everts, and her brother, Arthur McIntyre. Survived by her son, Roy Bennet & many wonderful cousins, nieces, nephews, in-laws, and friends in Rochester, Cherry Valley, Florida, & Arizona....
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R. James Carroll

May 10, 1927 - April 2, 2016

R. James Carroll of Chili, passed away, surrounded by family, on Sat. April 2, 2016 at age 88. He was a Proud WWII Navy Veteran, former Monroe County Sheriff's Deputy and Retiree of Kodak. Jim was predeceased by his parents, Martin & Alice; brothers, Vincent & Leo; sister, Eileen (Art) Zimmer; brother-in-law, James Acker. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Patricia; children,...
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Robert E. Haley

July 5, 1919 - March 28, 2016

July 5, 1919 - March 28, 2016GILBERTSVILLE - Robert E. Haley, Lt. Col. Ret., entered eternal rest on Monday, March 28, 2016, at the age of 96. Colonel Haley earned his doctorate in education at the age of 20 from the State University of New York. He joined the United States Army in 1939. Col. Haley was a highly decorated and prestigious officer. His military career earned him numerous accolades...
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Richard C. Coleman

July 31, 1920 - March 25, 2016

He left us on March 25th, at the age of 95. His long life meant many others passed before him, including his beloved wife, Helen, and four of his five siblings: Donald, Robert, Lesley, and Jane. He leaves behind his children, Richard W. Coleman (Lisa), Kathy L. Wilson, and Pamela D. Rogers (Wayne); grandchildren, Scot Wilson (Cherylyn), Carolyn Coleman, Eric Wilson (Mickey), Michael Coleman, and...
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Walter F. Schauman

February 6, 1931 - March 22, 2016

Rochester: Passed away on March 22, 2016, at the age of 85.Predeceased by his parents, Verna & Walter F. Schauman, Sr., brother, Thomas Schauman, Sr., and great-grandson, Jordan Lawler.Survived by his beloved wife of over 63 years, Elizabeth "Betty" Schauman; children: Walter F. (Kimberly) Schauman, III, Randy T. (Helen) Schauman, Cathy S. (Mark) Bartlett, and David H. (MoonSynthiana Taylor)...
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Walter F. Schauman

February 6, 1931 - March 22, 2016


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Freda Anne Nassar

September 28, 1918 - March 20, 2016

Matriarch of the Maroon FamilyEntered into eternal rest, peacefully in her home on Palm Sunday, March 20, 2016 at the age of 97.Daughter of the late Salem and Nimerah Maroon. Freda is predeceased by her husband Edward A.J. Nassar, siblings Ernest, Lucille, Charles and Louis Maroon. Sisters-in-law Mary &Marion Maroon, Margaret Tannous, Francis Nassar. Brothers-in-law Morris Tannous, Adib...
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Winifred V. Brown

April 9, 1921 - March 10, 2016

Winifred V. Brown: Groveland (formally Rushville), New York. Entered her heavenly home on Thursday, March 10, 2016, at the age of 94, at her daughter's home in Groveland. Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service to be held Saturday, April 9, 2016, at 11:00 am at the Rushville United Methodist Church, 26 N. Main Street, Rushville, NY. Mrs. Brown was born on April 09, 1921,...
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Carolyn S. Hewitt

May 29, 1932 - February 21, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Alvah Halloran & Son Funeral Home, Rochester, NY.
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John F. Licata

July 21, 1922 - February 21, 2016

Chili: Went to be with the Lord on February 21, 2016, at age 93.Predeceased by a brother, William C. Licata, and sister, Lee Licata.Survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Rose Licata [Milazzo]; brother, Raymond E. (Patricia) Licata; sister-in-law, Ange Licata, and several nieces & nephews.The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Mr. & Mrs. Noel Bateman; Mr. & Mrs...
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Eva L. Hussar

February 22, 1922 - February 10, 2016

**CALLING HOURS THIS EVENING HAVE BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER. PLEASE CALL THE FUNERAL HOME FOR FURTHER INFORMATION (585) 247-7590** Rochester: Passed away on February 10, 2016 at the age of 93.Predeceased by her beloved husband of 62 years, Peter Hussar; daughter, Sharon Hussar; brothers, Harold & George Gates, and brother-in-law, John Van DeViver.Survived by her sons: Richard (Theresa)...
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Richard Harold Edwards

October 30, 1931 - February 3, 2016

Richard H. Edwards of Rochester, passed away suddenly on Feb. 3rd, 2016 at age 84.Predeceased by his beloved wife of 27 years, Virginia Edwards; his sister, Dorothy Wagner & twin grandsons, Joshua and Andrew Edwards. Survived by his children: Richard K. Edwards, David P. (Elizabeth) Edwards & Cathleen (Carman) Okon; grandchildren: Jessica (Matt) Stephens, Mark Okon, Laurin (Tony Griggs)...
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George Bateman Burlingame

March 11, 1921 - January 29, 2016

George Bateman Burlingame of Holley, passed away unexpectedly on January 29th, after a day of doing what he loved, driving his John Deere tractor. He owned a farm in Brockport, where he also drove school bus, worked at the G.E. Factory & was a volunteer Fireman with the Silsby Hose Company.Predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Lucile. George is survived by his Significant Other, Cynthia...
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Mary Louise Tyndall

August 29, 1931 - January 22, 2016

Rochester: Passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 22, 2016, at the age of 84.Predeceased by her beloved husband of 53 years, Lawrence M. Tyndall, Sr., and granddaughter, Julianne Elizabeth Tyndall.Survived by her children: Elizabeth Ladiana, of Ventura, CA; Lawrence (Mary E.) Tyndall, Jr.,of Rochester; Robert (Sandra) Tyndall, of Rochester and Edward (Jacquelyn) Tyndall, Sr., of Rochester;...
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Mary Ida Wilson

August 11, 1914 - January 9, 2016

Rochester: Age 101, died peacefully in her sleep at the Highlands At Brighton on January 9, 2016. She was born in her family home in Rochester to Albert and Ethel (Wilson) Bricker in August of 1914, where she resided for nearly 98 years. Following high school, Mary attended business school, and in her late 70s took a college computer course to gain an understanding of the new and intriguing...
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Mary P. Gomes

July 16, 1916 - December 21, 2015

Gomes, Mary (Paixao)Gates: Beloved Aunt and Friend, lived 99 years, 5 months, 5 days, went to be with the Lord on December 21, 2015.Predeceased by her beloved husband, Franklin B Gomes, on August 10, 2013, and by parents, brother and sisters.Survived by Godchildren - Jeannine D. (Douglas) Bell of Hilton, NY; Daniel (Frances) Freitas of Buffalo, NY; and Richard Frye of Phoenix, AZ. Special nieces ...
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Murray R. Belknap

March 31, 1923 - December 15, 2015

North Chili, NY: Entered into eternal rest on December 15th, 2015 after a long illness, with his family by his side, at age 92.Predeceased by his parents, Rev. Elmer A. Belknap & Frieda Bergman Belknap; brother, Stewart (Jan) Belknap; sister, Boneta (Ken) Schoenrock; and granddaughter, Elizabeth Maynard.Survived by his beloved wife of 69 years, Dorace Belknap; daughters, Deborah Belknap &...
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Irene M. Mossey

June 21, 1920 - December 14, 2015

Mossey, Irene M. (Wegman)Gates: Passed away peacefully on December 14th, 2015 at the age of 95.Predeceased by her beloved husband of 71 years, Francis R. Mossey, Sr., and son, John M. Mossey.Survived by her children: Mary Ann (Al) Friedberg, F. Robert Mossey, Jr., Mary Frances Griess, Richard L. (Kathy) Mossey, James E. Mossey, Betsy Lewis, & Casey (Bill) Bennett; 9 grandchildren, and 4 great...
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Josephine DiSalvo

June 6, 1923 - December 12, 2015

DiSalvo, Josephine (Gueli): Passed away on December 12, 2015, at the age of 92, while surrounded by family. Predeceased by her loving husband of 53 years, Angelo DiSalvo as well as her Sister, Emma, Brother-in-Law Ray DeMarco and Brother, Sam GueliSurvived by her Brother, Louie and Sister-in-Law Mary Gueli, Sister-in-laws: Fanny Guelli, Jean Serrian and Evelyn DiSalvo; Children, Peter (Jackie)...
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Nichola Pasquale Russo

April 22, 1926 - December 7, 2015

Nichola Pasquale Russo, 89, of Rochester, NY, passed away on December 7, 2015, at the NYS Veterans' Home at Montrose. A WWII combat sailor, Russo later became a mechanical engineer and plant manager. He was born "Nicola" Pasquale Russo on April 22, 1926, in Clinton, MA, the son of Josephine Marino Russo, and Nicola Russo.. However, throughout most of his life his first name was spelled "Nichola...
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Josephine M. Adams

January 7, 1927 - November 25, 2015

Greece: Passed away peacefully on November 25, 2015 with her loving family by her side, at the age of 88.Predeceased by her husband, Ralph L. Gray, husband, John F. Adams; daughter, Nancy Jo Gray Early, and sister, Elizabeth "Betty" Richmond.Survived by her children: Elaine (Larry) Dumler, Rondi (Jeff Lindsay) Kehoe, Brad (Anne) Gray, and son-in-law, James Early; 8 grandchildren: Sara, Bryan,...
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Bernard L. Stoffel

December 16, 1948 - November 16, 2015

Bernard passed away peacefully on Nov. 16, 2015, at the age of 67, while surrounded by family. Predeceased by parents, Robert & Bernadette Stoffel and sister, Roberta Daniels.Survived by brothers, Marty (Sandy) Stoffel & Gerry (Kathy) Stoffel and brother-in-law, Larry Daniels, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins.Special thanks to the ARC of Monroe...
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Bruce James Hamblin

September 8, 1957 - November 11, 2015

Hamblin, Bruce J. Rochester: Passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 11, 2015Predeceased by brother, Donald Hamblin and mother, Virginia Hamblin. Survived by father, George (Dolores) Hamblin, step-sisters, Patricia Lombard and Karen McCarthy, several aunts and uncles and many dear friends. Calling hours will be held from 4-7:00pm on Tues. Nov. 17 followed by a 7:00pm Funeral Service all at Alvah...
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Robert A. Kramer

February 4, 1945 - November 7, 2015

Gates: Entered into rest on November 7th, 2015, at age 70, with his family by his side.Predeceased by his beloved wife of 40 years, Mary Kramer, and brother, Dennis Kramer.Survived by his son, Scott J. Kramer; daughter, Dawn Marie Kramer; granddaughter, Rachel Kramer; siblings: Jerry (Beverly) Kramer, Shirley (Dan) Pifer, and Mark Kramer; as well as several nieces, nephews, and many dear friends...
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Nancy Covill Brown

June 10, 1925 - November 6, 2015

Nancy Covill BROWNRochester: passed away on Nov. 6, 2015 at the age of 90.Predeceased by husband Fred E. Brown, Jr. and parents, Derwood E. and Lucille M. Covill.Survived by daughter, Barbara A. Weeks, son, Paul E. Brown, grandchildren, Elizabeth, Brittany and Geoffrey Weeks, brother and sister-in-law, Paul D. and Stella Covill, nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Special thanks to the...
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Angelina A. DiLorenzo

July 22, 1939 - November 5, 2015

Webster: Passed away peacefully on November 5, 2015 at the age of 76.Predeceased by her beloved husband of 34 years, James "Jim" DiLorenzo; her parents, Michaelo & Teresa Mignano; and siblings, Marie (Joseph) Salemi, Frank Mignano, Anthony (Annette) Mignano, Paul Mignano, and Irene (Jerry) Brixner.Survived by her son, James M. (Kristin) DiLorenzo; grandsons, Ryder James and Silas Charles...
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Jean Rose Duemmel

October 23, 1921 - October 31, 2015

Gates: Passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2015 at the age of 94.She was predeceased by her first husband, Leonard J. Marsocci; brother, Louis Frediani; sister, Mary Allocco, and her parents, Pasquale & Amelia Frediani.She is survived by her husband, Walter Duemmel; son, Leonard D. (Gerri) Marsocci; 2 grandchildren, Peter Marsocci & Heidi Marsocci; a brother, Richard Frediani, a cousin,...
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Margaret C. Busby

March 2, 1914 - October 29, 2015

Margaret C. Busby of Canandaigua, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at age 101. Margaret, daughter of Edwin and Mary Childs, was born in Lyons, NY and was the oldest of five children. She graduated from Bloomfield High School with the class of 1932. Margaret married Harold Busby, Sr. on October 7, 1933. Margaret and Harold were longtime residents of...
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Mildred Vars Dudley

March 7, 1922 - October 28, 2015

Dudley, Mildred (Meg)Ontario, NY/Orange City, FL: Went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on October 28, 2015.Passed away peacefully at the age of 93, surrounded by loved ones, at the Leo Center for Caring Hospice, Rochester, NY. Born in Almond, NY, daughter of the late Lynn and Eva Vars of Alfred. She worked as a secretary during WW II at Bell Aircraft in Niagra Falls, NY, then at...
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Scott D. Ellis

June 3, 1956 - October 26, 2015

Spencerport: Passed away on Oct. 26, 2015, at the age of 59 He spent his life doing what he loved. He was an avid fisherman and boater. He found great joy in cooking, gardening and canning what he grew.He was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Mundorff. Scott is survived by his father, Warren and step-mother, Pat Ellis; Three sisters: Kim (Ted) Jacques, Karen (Kevin) Lovekamp, Kathy (Phil)...
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Eugene Hugo Wilkinson

April 27, 1926 - October 24, 2015

Eugene passed away on Oct. 24, 2015 Age 89. He served in the US Army in WW11 and was employed at the Brockport School system as a transportation supervisor until he retired. Since retirement, he enjoyed traveling, working on restoring tractors, handyman and spending time with family and friends Known for his keen sense of humor and kind heart, he will be missed by all who knew and loved him. ...
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Paul I. Cloonan

April 28, 1928 - October 17, 2015


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Hans Belke

December 3, 1925 - September 28, 2015


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Joan G. Tross

February 10, 1922 - September 26, 2015

Rochester: Entered into rest on September 26, 2015 at age 93.Predeceased by her son, Thomas.Survived by her children, Katie Babcock, Mike O'Leary, and Sandra Malone; as well as Clarence Babcock, her "extra son"; four grandgirls whom she adored & who always included her in everything, Rebecca, Rachel, Sarah & Elizabeth; along with grandchildren, Mike, Tom, Babette, Joan, Kim & Tim, and...
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Dolores J. Frank

July 26, 1930 - September 24, 2015


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Lloyd James Bach

March 21, 1929 - September 14, 2015

Lloyd J. Bach (Bud) passed away on September 14, 2015, aged 86. Predeceased by his parents Dorothy and Lloyd S. Bach, he is survived by his wife of 62 years, Olive; children: Lindsay of Fort Washington, MD; Jonathan (Donna); Lloyd (Colleen) of Webster; Jennifer (Craig Davis), of Parker, CO; and his seven grandchildren: Daniel, Andrea, Elizabeth, William, Alexander, Griffin and Skye. In addition,...
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Agnes A. Sandman

January 3, 1937 - September 13, 2015

Agnes A. "Momma" Sandman died at home surrounded by family on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at age 78. She was predeceased by her husband, James Samuel Sandman on December 13, 1975. She is survived by her children, Kenny Sandman (Dawn Hessenthaler), Cathy (Jimmy) Darr, Penny Sandman (Bill Stephens), Barbara Ball (Pat Cary), Laura Sandman (Corey Johnson), Joanne Skidmore (Jeff Beavers),...
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John Fedick

September 5, 1922 - September 11, 2015

Rochester: Passed away on September 11, 2015 after a short illness at age 93.Predeceased by his first wife, Lois (Branston); his parents, Joseph & Mary Fedick; brothers, George & Paul Fedick, and sister, Helen Armstrong.Survived by his wife, Rita Fedick; sister, Ann Humnicky; Sons: Christopher (Elaine), Thomas (Amy), Andrew, Lawrence (Kathy); daughter, Patricia; stepchildren: Thomas (Jean...
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Gale M. Wischmeyer

August 9, 1941 - September 10, 2015

Churchville: Passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at the age of 74.She is survived by her loving husband of over 51 years, Donald Wischmeyer; five children: James (Darlene), Donna (Bill), Julie (Marty), Robert (Kathleen), and Theresa; nine grandchildren: Steven, Shelbi, Jareth, Jessica, Kathryn, Erich, Samantha, Brooke, Milanne and two great-grandchildren, Abigale and Aiden; along with two...
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George G. Gleichauf

May 31, 1929 - August 31, 2015

Gleichauf, George G. "Genny George"Bergen: Went home to rest on August 31, 2015, at age 86.Predeceased by his beloved wife of 46 years, Catherine (Hertel) Gleichauf, special friend of 15years, Dorothy Harradine; siblings, Charles (Frances), Lawrence, Sister Grace, SSJ, Mildred (Raymond), Robert (Mary), and parents, George & Theresa Gleichauf.Survived by his daughters: Nancy, Terry (Dan)...
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Elsie T. Jacobs

February 15, 1927 - August 28, 2015

Jacobs, Elsie T. (Kleinhenz)Gates: Passed away on Friday, August 28, 2015 at the age of 88 and a half.Predeceased by her beloved husband of 47 years, John.Survived by her daughters, Elizabeth (Thomas) Solek, Barbara (Donald) Philpott, Karen (Thomas) Bennetti, Joanne (Fiancé, Warren Hamilton); grandchildren, Bethany Solek and Matthew, Mark, & Michael Bennetti. Also survived by sister-in...
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Katherine Hoefen

January 4, 1921 - August 27, 2015

Hoefen, Katherine "Louise"Rochester: on Aug. 27, 2015 at age 94. Predeceased by her husband, Raymond, Sister, Gertrude Drake and Brother, William J. Welch and Grandson, Bret Hoefen. She was a loving mother to, Jim (Betsy) Hoefen and Carol Ann (Mark) Geisberger. Beloved grandmother of Ryan (Makiko), Aaron (Elisa) as well as (Shannon) Hoefen and Katherine and Mark (Fiancé, Nicole) Greisberger....
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Robert C. Wright

January 21, 1936 - August 27, 2015

Wright, Robert C.Chili: Passed on Aug. 27, 2015 at age79. Predeceased by his daughter, Karen Finocchario. Survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Nancy (Schmidt) Wright; his children: John (Sue) Wright, Keith Wright, and Jennifer (Pedro) Sosa; his brother, Mark (Edith) Wright as well as 8 Grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. He will be dearly missed by many friends and family members. ...
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Jerome F. Brixner

January 19, 1932 - August 6, 2015

Brixner, Jerome F. "Jerry"Chili: Passed away on August 6, 2015 at age 83, while at Monroe Community Hospital.Predeceased by his beloved wife, Irene Brixner, and his parents, Frederick & Lydia Brixner. Survived by sister, Laverne Rash, nephew, Ronald Rash, and numerous extended family members.Jerry was a proud Korean War Era U.S. Army veteran. He was a Chili Town Councilman from 1982-1985 and...
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Norma H. Thompson

June 23, 1919 - August 2, 2015

Thompson, Norma Horton,Irondequoit: Passed while surrounded by family on Aug. 02, 2015 at age 96. Predeceased by her parents, Chauncey & Jessie Horton, her loving husband of 67 years, Ernest N. Thompson & her son-in-law, Kenneth Gordon. Survived by her Daughters, Beverly Gordon & Lesley (Carl) Thompson-Shaw, seven grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, three great-great...
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