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Phelps- Daniel Doty, 50, died unexpectedly Friday, April 18, 2014 at Rochester General Hospital. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, son and brother.

          Friends may call Thursday (April 24th) from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Memorial Service will follow at 7 p.m.

          Donations for his family may be sent to Sandra Doty, c/o P.O. Box 201, Gorham, NY 14461.

          Daniel was employed by Deery Construction in Prattsburgh, NY.

          He is survived by his wife, Sandra Ross Doty; five children, Sgt. John (Melissa) Doty, Scott (Josh) Montenaro, Brandy Doty, Kari Ludington, and Brandin (Tonya) Wood; three grandchildren, Aaliyah, Jayden and Nicholas; father, Donald Doty; sister, Donna Deery; brother-in-law, Brian Deery; niece, Elizabeth Deery; mother-in-law, Theresa Ross; brothers-in-law, Jimmy Ross, Frank (Nancy) Ross, Barry (Lisa) Ross, Rusty (Susan) Ross; sisters-in-law,  Sherry (Al) Cardinale, Bonnie Adams and Brenda (Jeff) Bailey; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

          Daniel was predeceased by his grandparents, John and Alice Doty, and Nellie Niles; his mother, Dorothy Doty; brother, Dale Doty; father-in-law, James Ross; uncle, Earl Dunn; and grandmother, Frances Dunn.

          Condolences may be sent through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com.

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Kashong/Geneva- Evans D. “Bill” Wilsey, 87, of 300 Kashong Rd., Geneva, passed away peacefully at Geneva General Hospital on Monday, April 14, 2014.

          A Memorial Service will be held at the Bellona Presbyterian Church on Saturday (April 26th) at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the Bellona Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Bellona Memorial Presbyterian Church, Box 89, Bellona, NY 14415; or the West Lake Road Fire Association, 5214 W. Lake Rd., Geneva, NY 14456.

          Bill was born April 23, 1926 in Savannah, NY to Stanley and Hazel Pangburn Wilsey. He was retired from Loblaws and P&C Foods. Bill was a life-long artist and art teacher. He was a member and former Trustee and Deacon of the Bellona Memorial Presbyterian Church.

          Bill is survived by his wife of 65 years, Barbara Wilsey; sons, Gary (Mary) Wilsey of Waterloo, and William (Luann) Wilsey of Geneva; granddaughters, Lauren Beth Wilsey and Anne Katherine Wilsey; brother, Ronald (Arlene) Wilsey of Savannah; sisters, Bernice O’Connor of Savannah, Marjorie Lippert of Clifton Springs and Janet (Harry) Carr of Clyde; and many nieces and nephews.

          Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Carlton and Irving Wilsey and sister, Eloise Crane.

          Condolences for the family may be made through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com

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Seneca Castle- Katherine S. Robbins, age 89, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her home.

          Friends may call Wednesday (April 16th) from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, 100 Otsego St., Ilion, NY. A Funeral Service will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

          Memorial contributions may be made to the East Schuyler Cemetery Association, 452 Minots Corners Rd., Frankfort, NY 13340.

          Katherine was formerly of Fort Ann, NY. Katherine was predeceased by her husband, Earl H. Robbins in 1998.

          She is survived by two daughters, Judy (Tom) Smithling of Seneca Castle, and Sherry (Richard) Boone of Blandon, PA; one son, Harry (Linda) Robbins of Frankfort, NY; six grandchildren, Kevin (Doreen) Smithling, Kort (Brooke) Smithling, Kerri (Brian) Bartlett, Ashley Boone, Travis (Amanda) Robbins and Todd (Kelly) Robbins; and 14 great-grandchildren.

          Condolences for the family made be made through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com
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Juanita C. Gorton   1926-2014

Rushville- Juanita Gorton passed away on April 7, 2014, at F.F. Thompson Hospital with her family by her side.

          There will be no calling hours. There will be a Memorial Service Sunday (April 13th) at 2 P.M. at the United Methodist Church of Rushville, 26 North Main St., Rushville, NY.
          In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rushville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 98, Rushville, NY 14544 or the Middlesex Valley Volunteer Ambulance, P.O. Box 1, Middlesex, NY 14507. 
          Juanita was born in Rochester, NY  to the late Carolyn and Calvin Chappelle. Juanita was an astute business woman. She was a licensed insurance broker and a licensed real estate broker, and spent most of her career working for Sackett Associates Corp. in Canandaigua. 
          Juanita was a dedicated, 79 year member of the United Methodist Church of Rushville, and over the years chaired many committees.  Juanita was also active in the Eastern Star. Her accomplishments included: Past Matron of Fenogowone Chapter of the Eastern Star, Commissioner of Appeals Grand Chapter of the Eastern Star for the State of New York, Past Queen of ZAMA Temple, Daughters of the Nile, and Past President of the Finger Lakes Nile Club. Juanita was also Past President of Local AARP Chapter 4349, and a Committee member of SALT (seniors and lawmen together). She and her husband, Earl, were two of the original members of the Middlesex Valley Ambulance Corp. In recent years she enjoyed volunteering at the VA Hospital. 
          Juanita was a diehard Syracuse fan, both basketball and football. She loved to read, cook and bake. She enjoyed birds of all types and fed them faithfully. She loved the beauty of Canandaigua Lake.  Most of all Juanita enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
          Juanita is survived by her devoted husband of 69 years, Earl Gorton; her son Earl "Skip" Gorton, Jr. (Kathy); grandchildren, Richard and Michael (Kellie); and great-grandchildren, Connor and Alissa. Other family include her brother-in-law, Jim Gorton (Debbie); sister-in-law JoAnn Robacher; and several nieces, nephews and cherished friends. 
          Condolences for the family may be through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com


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Tod A. Bay  12-22-1960 – 4-6-2014

Canandaigua- Tod Bay, age 53, died peacefully Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Hospeace House in Naples. He fought cancer till the end.

          Friends may call Saturday (April 12th) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rushville United Methodist Church. A Memorial Service will follow at 3 p.m.

          Memorial contributions may be made to Hospeace House, 7823 Rte. 33, Naples, NY 14523; or the Memorial Fund, Rushville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 98, Rushville, NY 14544.

          Tod was the son of Thomas J. Bay and Elizabeth C. Bay. Tod had a kidney transplant, donated by his father, nearly 40 years ago. Cancer was a side effect of medication. That never stopped him from living. Some of his accomplishments were: 1st Class Boy Scout, Valedictorian of the Marcus Whitman Class of 1979; and member of the National Honor Society. Tod graduated from Cornell University with Honors in 1983, and got his Masters of Engineering degree from Cornell in 1984. He was a member of Alpha Zeta fraternity. Tod worked for Case-New Holland Company for 29 years as a Design Engineer Manager, and traveled all over the world for his job.

          Tod is survived by his father, Thomas J. Bay; brother, Joel (Peggy) Bay; nephews, Christopher, Timothy and Patrick Bay; aunt and uncle, Ruth and Leigh Clark; aunts, Norma Bay and Donna Bay; several cousins; special friends, Todd Clark and Shelly Bay; and many other cherished friends.

          Tod was predeceased by his mother, “Betty” Bay, in 2009.

          Condolences for the family may be made through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com.

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Joyce M. Treese 1947 – 2014

Stanley- Joyce Treese, age 66, died Friday, March 28, 2014.
          Friends may call Friday (April 4th) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will be held Saturday (April 5th) at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Orleans Cemetery.
          Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929.
          Joyce was the daughter of the late Floyd and Clara Springer Buck. She was a former Girls Scout leader and a life-time member of the Stanley Fire Auxiliary. Joyce enjoyed her family, crocheting, baking and cooking and traveling.
          She is survived by her husband, Robert Treese; two children, Becky Treese and Michael Treese; six grandchildren, Ryane Rodness, Meghan Thompson, James Thompson, Pollyanna Treese, Jadon Treese and Benjamin Treese; two great-grandchildren, Lowell Myers, Jr. and Amber Myers; and several brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and cousins.
          Condolences for the Treese family may be made through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com

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Kenneth C. Lord   1950 – 2014

Canandaigua- Kenneth C. Lord, age 64, died unexpectedly Friday, March 28, 2014.
          Services will be private.
          Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 3500 Winton Place, Suite 4, Rochester, NY 14623.
          Ken is survived by his wife, Sheila Freyn Lord; four children, Michael Lord, Richard Lord, Steven (Melissa) Eagley and Shannon (Benjamin) Dunton; six grandchildren, Alexis Lord, Christopher Eagley, Blake Dunton, Wyatt Eagley, Aiden Dunton and Jack Eagley; brother, George (Sharon) Lord; sister, Carol Perry; and several nieces and nephews.
          Condolences for the family may be made through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com

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Potter- Irene M. Whitbeck, 100, passed away March 20, 2014 at the Homestead in Penn Yan.

          A Graveside  Committal Service will be held Saturday (April 5th) at 3 p.m. at Rushville Cemetery.

          Memorial contributions may be made to the Potter Fire Dept., 1255 Phelps Rd., Middlesex, NY 14507.

          Irene was born in the Town of Bristol in Ontario County. She was the daughter of the late Albert and Harriet Kidman Robinson. Irene was a full time homemaker, who enjoyed playing the piano and pump organ.

          Irene is survived by five children, Sivia Fitt, Lawrence Robinson,  Donald Perry, Ronald (Pat) Perry, and William (Pat) Whitbeck; one brother, Clifford (Janice) Robinson; two sisters, Marion Huber and Ruth Eckler; 22 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

          Irene was predeceased in 1969 by her husband, Lawrence Whitbeck; and by her son, Robert Perry; three daughters, Laura Hillkert, Irene Brittingham and Delores Keyser; son-in-law, Charles Fitt; and three brothers, Kenneth, Harold and Donald Robinson.

          Condolences for the family may be made through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com.

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Betty Bush,

 

Loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

 

Geneva- Elizabeth J. “Betty” Bush, age 79, passed away at home on March 18, 2014.

 

          Friends may call Saturday (March 22nd) from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Memorial Service will follow at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Bellona Cemetery.

 

          Memorial contributions may be made to the Keuka Comfort Care Home, 35 Rte. 54, Penn Yan, NY 14527; or the Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456.

 

          Born in Penn Yan, Betty was the daughter of the late Glenn A. and Ellen Andersen. She was a 1953 graduate of Penn Yan Academy. Betty married Sherlin Bush on Feb. 23, 1957. She and Sherlin owned and operated a Dairy and cash crop farm. She was also a cake decorator and caterer. Betty was the cook and manager for the Geneva Rod & Gun Club for 5 years, and a cook and manager for the Nutrition Department of the Ontario County Office for the Aging for 15 years, retiring in 2008.

 

          Betty was a member of the Danish Sisterhood and the Bellona Volunteer Fire Company’s Ladies Auxiliary.

 

          Betty is survived by her husband of 57 years, Sherlin Bush; two sons, Allen S. (Dawn) Bush of Bellona and Curtis J. Bush of Geneva; one daughter, Lori J. (Bruce Sanford) Fritz of Geneva; two granddaughters, Melissa (Daniel) Green and Melanie (Michael) Perri; one grandson, David (Lindsey Scott) Fritz; great-granddaughter, Katherine Green; sister, June Paulsen; brother, Glenn (Elaine) Andersen; sisters-in-law, Jeannine Andersen and Patricia Andersen; and several nieces and nephews.

        
        
She was predeceased by her brother, M. Gordon Andersen.         

Condolences for the Bush family may be made thru www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com

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CANANDAIGUA- Michael J. McConnell, 61, passed away unexpectedly Monday, March 10, 2014.

          Friends may call Tuesday (Mar. 18th) from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Crosswinds Wesleyan Church, 3360 Middle Cheshire Rd., Canandaigua. A funeral service will be held Wednesday (Mar. 19th) at 6 p.m. at Crosswinds.

          Memorial contributions for his family may be made to his wife, Rebecca, c/o Perkins Funeral Home, P.O. Box 201, Gorham, NY 14461.

          Mike was a graduate of Hammondsport Central School. He married Rebecca Lippincott in 1980. Mike had worked for Denby Vending for 32 years. He was a member of the Canandaigua Moose Lodge #1048, Elks Lodge #1844 and V.F.W Post #7414; and the Hammondsport American Legion Post #407.

          Mike is survived by his wife of 33 years, Rebecca McConnell; six children, Logan, Lyrek, Leah, Lacey and Liam McConnell and April McConnell; his mother and step-father, Vera and Albert Robbins; five siblings, Jacquelyn (Bob) Henegan of TX, Rodrick (Mary) McConnell of Bath, Matthew (Cindy) McConnell of Bath, Patricia Comstock of Bath and Kathryn (Curtiss) Gleason of FL; three step-siblings, Lewis (Debra) Hall of Hammondsport, Michaele (Adam) Cavonaugh of Van Etten and Toni Campbell of Corning; sisters-in-law, Andrea (Jerome) Varanini, Jeanette Morrice and Elice Lippincott; brother-in-law, Keith Lippincott; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

          Mike was predeceased by his son, Lucas M. McConnell in 1993, and his father, Rodrick E. McConnell.

          Condolences for the family may be made through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com
 
 
           
 
 
                                                                                   


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Stanley/Canandaigua- Betty Krueger, age 88, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.

          Friends may call Friday (Mar. 7th) from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday (March 8th) at 10 a.m. at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Stanley.

          Memorial contributions may be made to the Activities Fund, M.M. Ewing CCC, 350 Parish St., Canandaigua, NY 14424; or the American Red Cross, 5297 Parkside Drive, #301, Canandaigua, NY 14424.

          Betty was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mabel Peachey Sullivan. She was brought up by Bill and Lula Keavney. Betty was a 1944 graduate of Gorham High School, and a 1947 graduate of St. Mary’s Nursing School in Rochester. She was a registered nurse in several area hospitals, including the V.A. Medical Center in Canandaigua. Betty was a school nurse at Marcus Whitman Central Schools for 13 years, retiring in 1992.

          Betty was a member of St. Theresa’s Church. She enjoyed reading, golfing, traveling, and spending time with her family. She had volunteered at the Canandaigua V.A. Medical Center.

          Betty is survived by her four sons, William Krueger, Duane (Mary Lou) Krueger, David (Priscilla) Krueger and John (Christine) Krueger); 12 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren; her sister, Kathy (John) Zasada; and former daughter-in-law, Angela Dailey.
Betty was predeceased by her husband, James Krueger in 1979 and by a grandson, Noah Krueger in 1981. She was also predeceased by two sisters, Bea Howard and Dorothy Smith; two brothers, George Sullivan and Francis Sullivan.

          Condolences for the family may be made through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com

                                                                           

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Rushville – Steven J. Lee, Age 62, formerly from Spencerport, died suddenly Wednesday, February 26, 2014. 
          Steven is survived by his parents, Donald and Mary (Landschoot) Lee; sisters, Laura (Ned) Potts and Kathleen (Keith) Adams; several aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends. 
          A memorial service to be announced at a later date.    
          Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home, Gorham, NY.  

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Edith Margaret Polmanteer 1935 - 2014
     

Shortsville - God was in need of a very special mother, so he called our Angel home.  Edith Margaret Polmanteer passed away Wed., Feb. 19, 2014 surrounded by her loving family.
     Edith was born Nov. 3, 1935 in Newark, N.J.  She went to school at Gorham Central in Gorham, NY.  She had a lengthy career as a nurses aide at the V.A. Medical Center in Canandaigua, NY. 
     Edith loved all furry and feathered friends.  She was an avid gardener who loved her flowers.  Edith always had a kind word for everyone.
     Edith leaves behind her 5 children, Linda Fonda & Scott from Penn Yan, NY, David Polmanteer from Potter, NY, Amy DeLong & Steven from Chicago, IL, Laurie Polmanteer & Greg from Wellsville, NY, and Carol Polmanteer from Rochester, NY; partner, Sam Potter from Shortsville, NY; brothers, George & Georgie Burnett, Paul & Joanne Burnett, and Bob & Sue Burnett; livelong friend, Robert Polmanteer; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends. 
     Edith is predeceased by her mom, Verna Burnett; brothers, Tom Burnett & Michael Burnett; and loving grandson, Matthew Robert Fuller.
     A graveside service is planned for Sun., May 18, 2014 at 11:00a.m. in Gorham Cemetery. 
     Edith will be greatly missed by all who knew her.  She was an Angel on Earth.  God Bless You Mom.  


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Stanley – Galen M. Fox, Age 18, died Friday, February 7, 2014. 
          Friends may call on the family at the Fox residence at 3269 Lake to Lake Road, Stanley, NY on Tuesday (February 11th) from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.  A funeral service will be held Wednesday (February 12th) at 9:30 a.m. at the Rushville Old Order Mennonite Meeting House on Walters Road, Stanley, NY.      
          Galen was the son of David and Annetta (Martin) Fox. 
          Galen had attended the Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES in Newark, NY.
          Galen is survived by his parents; five siblings, Kevin Fox, Mary Jane Fox, Philip Fox, Loretta Fox, and Roseanna Fox; paternal grandparents, Weaver and Alma (Zimmerman) Fox; maternal grandmother Mary (Nolt) Martin; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. 
          Galen was predeceased by his maternal grandfather, Amos Martin; three aunts, one uncle, and two cousins. 
          The family requests no flowers or memorial contributions.  

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Rushville- Harold J. Francisco, age 81, died Feb. 6, 2014.
Friends may call Monday (Feb. 10th) from Noon to 2 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Memorial Service will follow at 2 p.m.
          Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1210 Jefferson Rd., Rochester, NY 14623.
          Harold was the son of the late Guy and Glenna Smith Francisco. He was the owner of Francisco Construction for 35 years. He was a former member of the Rushville Lions Club and the Middlesex Airport Flying Club.
          Harold is survived by his wife, Carol; five children, Kathy (Tim) Marks, Scott (Judy) Francisco, Karen Betts (Jeff Shayner), Christopher (Laurie) Francisco and Kristen Francisco; his step-daughter, Tina Murphy; 11 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; his former wife and mother of his children, Barbara Francisco; and his sister-in-law, Arlene Stell.
          He was predeceased by his brother, Ralph Francisco. 

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Philip J. Malone 1942 - 2014

Penn Yan- Philip John Malone, age 71, died Monday, February 3, 2014.
            Friends may call Wednesday (Feb. 5th) from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday (Feb. 6th) at 10 a.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Penn Yan.
            Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Michael’s School, 214 Keuka St., Penn Yan, NY 14527.
            Philip was the son of the late Philip John Malone, Sr. and Martha Slater Malone. He was the 2nd oldest of 14 kids. He was a loving father and husband. A carpenter extraordinaire, he could fix or build anything. He was an avid Giants and Yankees fan, and enjoyed hunting.
            Philip is survived by his wife, Mary Ann; three children, Philip (Dawn) Malone, Marla (Earl) Makatura and Lauren (Chris) Kelly;  four grandchildren, Nicole, Jessica, Samantha and Amanda; great-grandson, Johnny; 8 siblings, Roger, Patricia, Elaine, Tom, Kathleen, Roberta, Mark and Janet.
            He was predeceased by 5 siblings, Barbara, Richard, Arthur, Kenneth and Danny.
            Condolences for the family may be made through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com
 
 

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McKenna Renee Jones  1992 – 2014

 

Marcus Whitman graduate, Happiness House Employee, Horsewoman

 

 

Stanley- McKenna Renee Jones, age 21,  died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014.

          There will be no prior calling hours. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday (Feb. 6th) at 4 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Celebration of Her Life will follow at the Hall Fire Company. Burial will be in Little Church Cemetery.

          Memorial contributions may be made to Happiness House, 5415 Co. Rd. #30, Canandaigua, NY 14424.

          McKenna was a Marcus Whitman Central School graduate and was employed at Happiness House. She was a member of the Paint Horse Association, the Wayne-Monroe Horseman’s Association and West Wind Farm’s Interscholastic Riding Team.

          McKenna is survived by her daughter, Karter Lily Ann Jones; her parents, Matt and Kathy Jones; three sisters, Nichole Jones, Danielle Jones and Olivia Jones; one brother, Zachary Jones; her paternal grandmother, Norma Jones; her maternal grandfather, Donald Rasmussen; five nieces and nephews; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

          McKenna was predeceased by her grandfather, Thomas Jones; her grandmother, Patricia Rasmussen; and her aunt, Missy Minns.

          Condolences for the family may be made through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com
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Clifton Springs- George A. Henning, age 34, died January 28, 2014.

          Friends may call Sunday (Feb. 2nd) from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.

          Memorial contributions may be made to Ontario County Humane Society, 2976 County Road #48, Canandaigua, NY 14424.

          George was born Jan. 16, 1980 in Geneva, NY. He was the son of  Callista Walker Henning and the late Donald Henning. He was employed by Magnus Precision in Phelps. He enjoyed outdoors activities including snowmobiling, hunting, archery and 4-wheeling.

          George is survived by his son, Hunter George Henning; his girlfriend and mother of his son, Katelyn Lamanna; his mother, Callista Henning; two brothers, Jesse Henning and Aaron (Sue Brown) Henning; one nephew, Andrew Henning; and his dogs, Mocha and Xena.

          Condolences for the family may be made through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com


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Hall- Oliver “Oley” Tears, age 63, passed away Monday, January 27, 2014.

          Friends may call Saturday (Feb. 1st) from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Memorial service will follow at 3 p.m.

Burial will be in Branchport Cemetery.

          Memorial contributions may be made to the Hall Fire Company, P.O. Box 8, Hall, NY 14463.

          Oley was born August 19, 1950 in Penn Yan to Ralph and Frieda Newby Tears. He was a volunteer Fire Policeman for the Hall Fire Company for 25 years. He also loved to fiddle around with the Crooked Lake Fiddle Club. He was instrumental in starting the club.

          Oley is survived by his mother and step-father, Frieda and Ronald Cramer, Sr.; four brothers, Leon of Branchport, Elwin of Dundee, Edward of Penn Yan and Larry of New Hampshire; one sister, Sylvia of Penn Yan; five half-sisters, Gerda, Wanda, Debra, Donna and Joyce; one half-brother, Kevin; three step-sisters, Shirley, Phyllis and Karen; four step-brothers, Ron Jr., Don, Bob and Larry; many Mennonite friends; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

          Condolences for the family may be left through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com

 

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STANLEY- Ronald G. Terwilliger, age 77, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014.

          Friends may call Monday (Jan. 27th) from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. Burial will be in Pine Bank Cemetery.

          Memorial contributions may be made to the Stanley-Hall-Gorham Ambulance, P.O. Box 201, Gorham, NY 14461.

          Ron was the son of the late Jessie Goldsmith Terwilliger. He was a 1954 graduate of Gorham High School. Ron served in the U. S. Marine Corps from 1955 to 1975, serving in Vietnam and Japan. He worked at the V.A. Medical Center in Canandaigua from 1976 until his retirement.

          Ron is survived by his wife, Patricia Bunnell Terwilliger; one son, Timothy (Tammy) Terwilliger; two daughters, Tamara Garrison-Lindner and Theresa Terwilliger; three grandchildren, Gary Garrison-Lindner, Jared Terwilliger and Danielle Terwilliger; one sister, Laura (Gill) Kent; and several nieces and nephews.

          Condolences for the family may be sent through  www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com



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Francis R. Hilton

1929 - 2014
 

Stanley – Francis R. Hilton, Sr., Age 84, died Saturday, January 11, 2014. 

          A memorial service will be held Wednesday, January 15th at 11:00AM at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.  Burial will be at Sand Hill Cemetery.    

          Memorial contributions may be made to the Colony Caregivers, P.O. Box 12, Shortsville, NY 14548 or to the House of John, 14 Spring Street, Clifton Springs, NY 14432. 

          Francis retired from Tarr’s Dairy in 1993 after 15 years.  Francis enjoyed dirt racing. 

Francis is survived by three sons, David (Penny) Hilton, Francis (Margaret) Hilton, Jr., and Bruce (Shana Jo) Hilton; four grandchildren, Aaron (Lisa) Hilton, Aimee (Dean) Brown, Adam Hilton, and Michel Lyn (Edward) Knight; several great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Helen Youngs.

          Francis was predeceased by his wife, Anita Hilton and grandson Jesse Hilton.   

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Marilyn F. Rector
1935 – 2014

Rushville- Marilyn Rector, age 78, passed away January 8, 2014.

Services will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Middlesex Valley Volunteer Ambulance Service, P.O. 1, Middlesex, NY 14507.
 

 

Marilyn received her GED at FLCC, where she also enrolled in several art classes.
She enjoyed bird watching, painting and photography. Marilyn adored her grandchildren and loved spending time with them.

She is survived by two sons, Darrell (Bonnie) Rector of Rushville and Douglas Rector, Tim Eaton, of Oregon;
three grandchildren, Alexander, Hannah and Alexa Rector; and her brother, Dwayne Ferguson of Oregon.


Condolences for the family may be made through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com


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Steven Nash Utter, Jr.
 

 

Waterloo- Steven Nash Utter, Jr., age 28, died unexpectedly Monday, Dec. 30, 2013.

 

          Friends may call Saturday (Jan. 4th) from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. with burial in Rushville Cemetery.

 

          Memorial contributions may be made to the Beverly Animal Shelter, 50 East River Rd., Waterloo, NY 13165.

 

          Steven was a member of the Mason’s Union. He enjoyed working on cars.

 

          He is survived by his mother, Linda Sandman; father, Steven N. Utter, Sr.; son, Mason AlXander Nash Utter; two sisters, Teri Utter and Kelly Utter; two nephews, Vincent Johnson and Jonathan Keeling; step-brother, Kenny Sandman; maternal grandmother, Mary Snyder; Gary Chilson and daughter, Kelsey Chilson; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

 

          Steven was predeceased by his maternal grandfather, Norman Snyder.

 

          Condolences for the family may be made through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com


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                                                                                               Curtis Andrew Smith
 

 

 

Gorham- Curtis Andrew Smith, age 52, died unexpectedly Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at his home.
 

 

            Friends may call Thursday (Jan. 2nd) from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Penn Yan.
 

 

            Memorial contributions may be made to the Stanley Fire Company, P.O. Box 481, Stanley, NY 14561.
 

 

            Curtis was a 1979 graduate of Marcus Whitman Central School. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves. Curtis enjoyed watching car races, participating in outdoor activities and camping, and spending time with his family.
 

 

            Curtis was a former member of the Stanley Fire Company and the Stanley-Hall-Gorham Ambulance Corps.
 

 

            Curtis is survived by his wife, Bambi Smith; two daughters, Brittney Lee Smith and Bethany Morgan Smith; his parents, Robert and Patricia Smith; two brothers, John (Teresa) Smith and Robert (Dawn) Smith; several nieces and nephews; and his pets, Cody, Stormy, Blackie and Snuggles.
 

 

            He was predeceased by his sister, Connie Lynn Smith.
 

 

            Condolences for the family may be sent through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com

 

 

 

           


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ALICE DANN

Potter- Alice Dann, widow of Delos Dann, Sr., passed away Dec. 27, 2013.

 

            A funeral service was held Dec. 31, 2013 at the Harriston United Church, Harriston, Ontario, Canada.

 

            Memorial contributions may be made to the Harriston United Church, 57 Young St. W, Harriston, Ontario, Canada ON N0G 1Z0; or the Palmerston & District Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 130, Palmerston, Ontario, Canada ON N0G 2P0.

 

            Alice and her husband, Delos, were life-time farmers, beginning their farming operation in 1945 in Horseheads, NY, where they developed a herd of Registered Holstein cattle. They moved their farming operation to Potter, NY; and in 1984 relocated it to the Harriston, Ontario area in Canada, where it is still operated by the Dann family.

 

While living in Potter, Alice and Delos were members of the Friend United Methodist Chuch. Alice was active in the Grange, and hosted the Black & White Show at their farm. She and Delos also hosted kids from Camp Koinonia at their farm in Potter. Alice was always involved in her children’s 4-H activities, including the Yates County  Fair and the New York State Fair. She took pride in being a farmer’s wife. 

 

            Alice is survived by seven children, Delos Dann, Jr. of Canandaigua, David (Patricia) Dann of Indiana, Douglas (Hilke) Dann of Canada, Nancy Dann of Rochester, Marilyn (Michael) Arman of Honeoye Falls, Duane (Valonda) Dann of Texas and Daryl (Catherine) Dann of Canada; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two sisters; and many nieces and nephews.

 

            Alice was predeceased by her husband, Delos Dann, Sr. in 2006;  her son, Donald Dann in 2002; two infant daughters, Linda Dann and Maureen  Dann; and by four sisters and three brothers.

 

            On-line condolences may be left at www.hardyleefuneralhome.com

 

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Penn Yan – Helen M. Waugh, age 90, died Saturday, December 21, 2013 at the Keuka Comfort Care Home in Penn Yan. 

 

          Burial with graveside services will be at the Hillside Cemetery in Dundee on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. 

 

          Memorial contributions may be made to the Keuka Comfort Care Home, 35 Route 54, Penn Yan, NY 14527. 

 

          Helen was a member of the Benton United Methodist Church.  Helen loved to do puzzles, crotchet, and tend to her flower garden.      

 

          Helen was the daughter of the late Francis and Margaret (Ryder) Northrup.

 

Helen is survived by her four children, Paul Waugh, Thomas Waugh, Nancy Munsell, and Garry (Penny) Waugh; one brother, Francis Northrup; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and her cat, Shadow. 

 

          Helen was predeceased by her husband, Francis Waugh in 1993.    

         
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Connie A. Hobart

 

1956 – 2013

 

Rushville- Connie Hobart, age 57, died unexpectedly Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.

 

          Friends may call Friday (Dec. 20th) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will be held Saturday (Dec. 21st) at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

 

          Memorial contributions may be made to the Drum Corps Associates, P.O. Box 229, Barrington, RI 02806.

 

          Connie is survived by her son, David E. Hobart; sister, Susan (Robert) Everett; brothers, Tim (Keri) Lafler and John W. (Erica) DeVoll; three granddaughters, Kelsey, Paige and Mika Hobart; and several nieces and nephews.

 

          She was predeceased by her parents, Arthur and Barbara Janet (Gage) Lafler; son, Michael Hobart; brother, Arthur Lafler and sister, Debbie Barrett.
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Canandaigua- Theodore F. “Ted” Kuntz, age 93, died Dec. 4, 2013.

 

          Friends may call Monday (Dec. 9th) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday (Dec. 10th) at 11 a.m. at St. Theresa’s Church in Stanley. Burial will be in St. Theresa’s Cemetery.

          Memorial contributions may be made to St. Theresa’s Cemetery, c/o Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Community, 210 Keuka St., Penn Yan, NY 14527.

          Ted was the son of the late Paul and Emma Kuntz. He retired from American Can in 1985. Ted owned and operated Kuntz Apple Farm. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. Ted bowled on a league and enjoyed square dancing.

          Ted is survived by five children, Theodore G. (Kathleen) Kuntz, Leah Hotchkiss, Lynn (James) Walsh, Roy (Patricia) Kuntz, and Patricia (Van) Rundt; 19 grandchildren, Deborah (Tim) Donaghue, Steve (Tricia) Kuntz, Dave (Missy) Kuntz, Kevin (Laurie) Kuntz, Laura (Darron) Carter, Chris Kuntz, Jason Kuntz, and Adam Kuntz, Valerie (Chris) King, Sherry (James) Metz, George (Jamie) Hotchkiss and Robert (Laurel) Hotchkiss, Kim (John) Johnson, Jim (Deb) Walsh, and Brian (Kathy) Walsh, Van (Jennifer) Rundt Jr., and  Michelle (William) Harford, Paul Kuntz, and Roy (Frances) Kuntz Jr.; 34 great-grandchildren, Alysa, Sam, and Syden Johnson, Jim, Ben, Bridgette, Brian, and Avery Walsh, Brandi and Amy Metz, Megan, Emily, Olivia, Halie, and Cameron Hotchkiss, Jordon and Lauren Rundt, Kyle Tandle, Robert Taber Jr, Kayla and Cameron Harford, Brendan, Mateo, John, and Nicolas Kuntz, Katie and Chris Donaghue, Danni, Sydney, Austin, Julia, and Ethan Kuntz, and Owen and Teddy Carter; a special friend, Shirley Kelly; two brothers-in-law,  Howard Heusinger and Ralph Heusinger; and several nieces and nephews.

          Ted was predeceased in 1997 by his wife, Doris Heusinger Kuntz; a brother, Robert Hotchkiss; a sister, Helen Heusinger; and a son-in-law, Robert Hotchkiss. 

          Condolences to the family can be sent through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com .


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Potter/Penn Yan- Helen W. Fox, age 89, passed away on December 2, 2013.

 

          There will be no calling hours. A Memorial Service will be at the convenience of the family.

 

          Memorial contributions may be sent to the Homestead Activities Fund, 418 N. Main St., Penn Yan, NY 14527.

 

          Helen was born on May 22, 1924, the daughter of Samuel and Lulu (Lathrop) Smith.

 

          She is survived by her children, Patricia Guiles, Richard Parsons, Ronald (Cindy) Sanderson and Raymond (Mary) Sanderson; sons-in-law, Loren “Buck” Guiles and Howard “Butch” Walton; sister-in-law, Shirley Smith; and many, many, many grand, great-grand and great-great-grandchildren.

 

          Helen is predeceased by her parents; her husband, Ed Fox, daughter, Janet Walton; daughter-in-law, Sharon Parsons; siblings, Maynard Smith, Douglas Smith and Esther Parsons; and her children’s fathers, Lloyd Parsons and Leslie Sanderson.

 

          Thank you to the entire Homestead Staff, and a very special thank you to Unit 1 for her care at the Homestead.

 

          Send condolences through the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.

 

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Francis E. Ellis, Jr.

1954 – 2013

Marines and Army Veteran

Tea Party Patriot

 

Canandaigua- “Frank” Ellis, Jr., age 58, died Nov. 30, 2013.

 

Friends may call Saturday (Dec. 7th) from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Memorial Service will follow at 3 p.m.
 

Frank was a veteran of 3 ½ years in the Marines and 23 years in the Army. He was a member of the Tea Party Patriots and the Heritage Foundation.

 

 Memorials may be sent to the Tea Party Patriots, P.O. Box 1205, Merrifield, VA 22116-1205.
        

          Frank is survived by his wife, Marjorie; three children, Francis E. (Deborah Martz) Ellis III, Amy Lynn (Terry) Green and Jamie Lee (Heather Anderson) Ellis; nine grandchildren, Taylor James Green, Brandon Michael Green, Justin James Green, Daisy Lee Ellis, Daniel Thomas Ellis, Dylan Christopher Ellis, Jayli Christine Ellis, Maranda Nicole Kelly, and Michael Thomas Ellis; brother, James (Brenda) Ellis; and sister, Gail (Jeffrey) Hunt.

          He was predeceased by his parents, Francis E. Ellis, Sr. and Lorraine Ellis; and his brother, Thomas Ellis.

 

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Rushville- Lola M. Clark, age 91, died Nov. 23, 2013.

 

          A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 30th, at 2 pm at the Rushville United Methodist Church. Memorials to the church’s Music Fund, 26 N. Main St., Rushville, NY 14544.

 

          Lola taught at Prattsburgh Central Schools from 1952-77. She was the organist at the  Rushville United Methodist Church from 1963 to 2007. Lola also taught private piano lessons. She was a member of the church, the Tuesday Club, and the Rushville Sr. Citizens Club.

 

          Lola is survived by her brother, George Clark; two nieces, Lynette Mott and Karen (David) Sorce; three great-nephews, Aaron (Emily) Mumby, Chris (Meghan Hammer) Mumby, and Kyle Megaffee. She was predeceased by her parents, Carlton and Alice Clark, and her sister-in-law, Joyce Clark.

 

          Condolences through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com

 

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Geneva/Potter- Cassie L. Colf, age 89, died Nov. 20, 2013.

          Friends may call Monday (Nov. 25th) from Noon to 2 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will follow at the funeral home at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Shuman Cemetery.

          Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1650 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14620.

          Cassie was married for 65 years to Albert Colf, who died in March of 2013. She and Albert loved to travel with their motor home group. Cassie was famous for her homemade pecan pies.

          Cassie is survived by one son, William (Fran) Colf; one daughter, Judy (Carlos) Chang; foster-son, Bob Bishop; four daughters-in-law, Joan Colf, Barb Colf, Lilian Chang and Mary Colf; one brother, Nelson (Jo) Arnold; three brothers-in-law, James, Kenneth (Mary) and Harold (Barbara Colf; one sister-in-law, Mary (Gil) Floyd; several grand, great and great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; many former foster-children; and her care-giver  Anne Kise Buckley.

          Cassie was predeceased by two brothers, Wilson Arnold and Fred Arnold; and a sister, Margie Arnold; three step-sons, Albert Jr., Larry and Dennis “Skip” Colf.

          Send condolences through www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com
 
 
 
 

 

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GENEVA- Laura E. Darrow, age 89, was called home to God, on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Geneva General Hospital, surrounded by friends and family.

 

          A Memorial Service will be held Friday (Nov. 22nd)  at  1  p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Geneva. Burial will take place  in Rushville Cemetery. There will be no prior calling hours.

 

          Memorial contributions may be made in Laura Darrow’s name  to the First United Methodist Church, 340 Main St., Geneva, NY 14456.

 

          Laura was born (December 12, 1923) and raised  in Rushville, the daughter of the late Erving and Maude (Lee) Pratt. She graduated from Middlesex Valley High School, Middlesex, NY. Laura then worked at Rochester General Hospital and the Sampson Naval Base.

 

          Laura married James Darrow on August 23, 1947. They shared 63 extraordinary years together, while remaining devoted to one another. She and “Jim” resided in penn Yan and Geneva for all of their married life.

 

          She was especially proud of her faith and her 60-plus years as an active member

 

of the Geneva First United Methodist Church. She was Past-President of the United Methodist Women and Past-President of the Golden Links Sunday School Class. She will be missed by her church family.

 

Laura was also a  Past- Noble Grand of the Seneca Rebekah Lodge #139 in Geneva, and a member of the DAR.

 

She was happiest when she was cooking and baking, and taking care of her home and husband. Her other interests included traveling, history, listening to classical music and collecting antiques.

 

          Mrs. Darrow is survived by her brother, Leon  Pratt  and sister, Dorothy Pratt Ralston;  nephew, David (Viki) Pratt,  niece, Susan Pratt Coles, all of Geneva; 7 great-nieces and nephews; 3 great-great-nieces and nephew; and beloved friends, Jack and Nila D’Agostino, the Fay Queener, the entire Queener family, Lois Warner,  Ruth Sanderson and caregiver, Denise Baldwin.

 

          She was predeceased by her husband, James Darrow and by her sister, Marion  Pratt Talley.

 

 

 

 

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Gorham – Horace E. Riddle, 87, died Saturday, November 9, 2013. 

            A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 16th at 11:00 a.m., at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham, NY.  Burial will follow at the Gorham Cemetery, with full Military Honors. 

            Horace retired in 1965 after serving a 20 year career in the United States Air Force.  Upon his retirement he worked for 20 years at the Seneca Army Depot.  Horace was a member of the Winneck Post # 396 of the American Legion in Geneva and the V.F.W. Post # 2670 in Geneva.          

            Horace is survived by three children, Ernest (Helen) Riddle, Joyce (Frank) Thorpe, and Dianna (Larry) DeMay; five grandchildren, Mary (Bill) Shelmidine, Holly Riddle, Peggy Riddle, Shawn DeMay, and Christian DeMay; several great-grandchildren; three brothers, William (Barbara) Riddle, Ervin (Nancy) Riddle, and Purvis (Bonnie) Riddle; one sister, Doris Lloyd; long-time friend, Mary Burgess; and several nieces and nephews. 

            Horace was predeceased by his wife, Elise Riddle; three siblings, Evelyn Barbie, Cecil Riddle, and Eunice Ward. 

 

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Geneva – Nancy D. Harris, 68, died unexpectedly Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at her residence.  Friends are invited to attend a memorial service, which will be held Sunday, November 10th at 2:00 p.m. at the Seneca Number Nine Church in Stanley, where Nancy was a member for the majority of her life.

 

     Nancy was born on March 5, 1945 in Geneva, NY and was the daughter of the late William and Dorothy Rhodes Dyer. Nancy was a 1963 graduate of Geneva High School and upon graduation attended the Harper Beauty School in Rochester, NY.  This fueled her lifelong love of being a beautician.  She worked as a hairdresser for over 40 years at Delforte’s Salon in Geneva, NY.

 

     Nancy was married to her high school sweetheart, Russell, for 48 years.  She dedicated her life to her husband, her two boys, and her 5 grandchildren.  She loved them with all her heart and cherished every moment she spent with each of them, playing games, cooking, shopping, and just being their “Nana”.

 

     Nancy was an avid reader and she enjoyed going to the theater, and having lunch with friends.  She had a wonderful smile that would light up the room.

 

     Nancy will be remembered by her husband, Russell L. Harris; sons, Mark (Julie) Harris and Kenneth (Jennifer) Harris; grandchildren, Leah, Emma, Maxwell and Jackson Harris; sister-in-law, Florence Dyer; brother-in-law, William Harris; nephews, William Dyer of Florida, Michael Harris, Steven (Ashley) Harris; and great nieces MaKenna and ?? Harris.

 

     Nancy was predeceased by her grandson, Joshua Callaghan; and her brother, William Dyer Jr.

 

     Memorial contributions may be made to the Seneca Number Nine Presbyterian Church, 4419 Number Nine Road, Stanley, NY 14561, CURE Childhood Cancer, 200 Westfall Road, Rochester, NY 14620, or the Geneva Public Library, 244 Main Street, Geneva, NY 14456.

 

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Ferguson Corners – Merton A. Nageldinger, 79, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 in Penn Yan, NY.

 

          At the family’s request, services will be private, with burial in Voak Cemetery.

 

          Memorial contributions may be to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 514 E. Swamp Rd., Penn Yan, NY 14527; or the Penn Yan Area Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 272, Penn Yan, NY 14527.

 

          Mert was the son of the late Conrad Alfred Nageldinger and Catherine Wayand Nageldinger. He graduated from Gorham Central School in 1951. Mert served in the U. S. Army from 1954 to 1957. He married Sharon Ansley on March 30, 1959 in St. John’s Lutheran Church.  Mert worked with his dad as a carpenter, and built the house he and his wife, Sharon have always  lived in. He continued to work as a carpenter for his entire life. Mert enjoyed his family, gardening, and hunting.

 

          Mert is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sharon; one son, Edward (Deborah); one daughter, Susan (Jay); grandson, Brian; granddaughter, Amy; brothers-in-law, Robert (Sandra) Ansley, and Warren Foster; and several nieces and nephews.

 

          Mert was predeceased by his sisters, Norma Foster and Laura Pielow; and his brother-in-law, Harold Pielow.


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Canandaigua- Mary Beth Hobart, age 56, died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at her home.

Friends may call Sunday (Nov. 3rd) from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will be Monday (Nov. 4th) at 1 pm. at Crosswinds Wesleyan Church in Canandaigua.

            Memorial contributions may be made to Strong Memorial Hospital, Unit 81-400 Nursing Station, Attention: Michele Baker NM, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14642; or to Crosswinds Wesleyan Church, 3360 Middle Cheshire Rd., Canandaigua, NY 14424.

            Mary was a 1976 graduate of Marcellus High School. She was an avid sports fan. Mary was a member of Crosswinds Wesleyan Church and Celebrate Recovery, and volunteered for Habitat for Humanity. She enjoyed crocheting and making cookies for other people.

            Mary is survived by her husband of 25 years, Lee E. Hobart; two sons, Josh Lee Hobart and Michael Finnerty; two daughters, Danielle Francis Hobart, and Shawn (Carl) Derby; granddaughter, Caitlin; mother, Larona O’Connor; two sisters, Donna Zubrowski and Kathleen (Jim) Mangel; brother, Michael O’Connor; mother-in-law, Mary (John) Block; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lynn (Bill) Williams, John (Helen) Hobart, Joan (Paul) Mitchell, William (Pamela) Hobart and Connie Hobart; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

            She was predeceased by her father, James O’Connor and her father-in-law, Francis Hobart

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Gorham – Adam J. Chase, 31, died Thursday, June 14, 2012.    

            A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 2nd, at 1:00PM at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. 

            Memorial contributions may be made to the Applied Forensic Sciences Department, Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute, Mercyhurst University, 501 E. 38th St., Erie, PA 16546. 

            Adam loved working with computers and spending time with his family.    

            Adam is survived by his son, Trysten Jay Chase; parents, Lindon and Silvia Jungermann Chase; sisters Jessica Chase and Rebecca Chase; grandmother, Anne Chase; aunts, Lelana Chase, Vera (Michael) DeWall, and Heinz (Michelle) Jungermann;  and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.    

            Adam was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Charles Chase; and maternal grandparents, Heinz and Hella Jungermann.      

 

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Canandaigua – Stephen W. Long, 55 of Cassville Missouri passed away Sunday, October 20, 2013 in Springfield, Missouri.    

            Stephen was born in Canandaigua, NY and is the son of Dr. Parker Long and the late Louise (Clarke) Long.  Stephen was a graduate of Naples Central School, attended Wittenberg University, and graduated from Westminster College and Missouri Southern State University.  Stephen previously worked as a News and Sports reporter in radio, most recently in Carthage Missouri. He later taught Social Studies at Southwest R.V. Schools in Washburn, Missouri.

            He was an active member of the Cassville United Methodist Church. Stephen possessed vast knowledge of sports and history. He was a lifelong fan of the Indianapolis Colts.   

Stephen is survived by his father and step-mother, Dr Parker (Marti) Long of Green Valley, AZ; brother, Dr. Jeffrey (Marjorie) Long of Canandaigua, NY; sister, Elizabeth (Robert) Brennan of Boonsboro, MD;  aunts, uncle, several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Stephen was predeceased by his sister, Terry (Larry) Stevenson.  

Memorial contributions can be made to a local charity of one’s choice or the Cassville United Methodist Church, 601 Gravel St. Cassville, MO 65625.

            A memorial service will be held in Naples, NY at the convenience of the family.   


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Gorham – Margaret L. Hartwick, 101, died Sunday, October 13, 2013.    

            Services will be private.

            Memorial contributions may be made to the Canandaigua VA Medical Center, 400 Fort Hill Ave, Canandaigua, NY 14424. 

            Margaret loved to bake homemade pies and tend to her garden.    

            Margaret is survived by her daughter, Theresa (Leon) Pfuntner of Hemlock; son, James Sullivan of Honeoye; grandchildren, Ronda K. Stiles of Canandaigua, Robert (Kathryn) Hartwick of Maryland, Shelly (Don) Schaff of Honeoye, and Patti (Bill) Schaff of Honeoye; ten great-grandchildren; and her favorite companion, Penny.

            Margaret was predeceased by her husband, Robert D. Hartwick; daughter, Linda Stiles; and son, Robert Hartwick.    

            Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home.               
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Wallace Emory "Wally" Gage, 89, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. Born in Gorham, Wally retired as the chief pilot with Peter Eckrich and Sons after 26 years. He was a past master of the Masonic Lodge. Wally was a World War II, U.S. Air Force veteran who served in the 2nd Air Commando Group supporting the British in China and Burma. He also served in the Korean War and was a major in the Indiana National Guard. After his military service, he was a flight instructor at Smith Field and attended Ivy Tech.

 

Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Joann Gage of Fort Wayne, Ind.; brothers, Robert (Sharon) Gage of Gorham and James (June) Gage of Helena, Fla.; and sister, Helen (Leonard) Lambert of North Groverdale, N.Y.

 

A Committal Service, with military honors, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday (October 12th) at Gorham Cemetery (corner of Rte. 247 & Co. Rd. 18).

 

Memorials may be made to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

 

                                                                                   

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Penn Yan- Howard Rogers, age 91, died Thursday, September 26, 2013.

 

            A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. (Tuesday, Oct. 1st) at the Penn Yan Bible Church. Military Honors will be held at the church, immediately following the service.

            Memorial contributions may be made to the Dresden Masonic Lodge #308, P.O. Box 308, Dresden, NY 14441; or the Penn Yan Bible Church, 2015 Kimball Rd., Penn Yan, NY 14527.

            Howard served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and received a Good Conduct Medal, a European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 3 Bronze Stars, and a World War II Victory Medal. He married Pauline Snyder in 1947. Howard retired from the NYSEG Greenidge Station in Dresden in 1984.

            Howard attended the Penn Yan Bible Church. He was a member of the Dresden Masonic Lodge #308, the Penn Yan V.F.W., the Penn Yan American Legion and the National Rifle Association.

            Howard is survived by his wife, Pauline Rogers; two sons, Randie Rogers of Penn Yan and Craig (Susan) Rogers of California; four grandsons, Neil, Jesse, Christopher and Ryan Rogers; one granddaughter, Madison Rogers; two sisters, Marguerite  Smith and Flossie (Myrl) Smith; and several nieces and nephews.

            Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.



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Canandaigua- Nathan R. Derby, age 81, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.

          Services will be private.

          Memorial contributions, in honor of his wife, may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 435 East Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14620.

          Nathan retired from Kodak in 1986. He enjoyed many retirement years in Florida.

          He is survived by his wife, Joan Marie (Purdy) Derby; four children, Kent Derby, Deb (Daryl) Sondrup, Laurie (Britt) Rowland and Ruth (Keith) Walters; and 7 grandchildren.

          Arrangements are entrusted to the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.

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Gorham – Dorothy J. Owen, 71, died Sunday, September 15, 2013.    

            Friends may call Wednesday (September 18th) from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.  A funeral service will be held Thursday (September 19th) at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.  Burial will be at the Gorham cemetery.

            Memorial contributions may be made to Gorham Fire Company, P.O. Box 174, Gorham, NY 14424 or the American Diabetes Association, 160 Allens Creek Road, Rochester, NY 14618.

            Dorothy is the daughter of the late John and Laura (Larsen) Nielsen.  Dorothy worked several years as a home health care aide and thirteen years in the school cafeteria for the Marcus Whitman Central School District.  Dorothy enjoyed sewing, reading, and gardening. 

            Dorothy is survived by her husband, Allen Owen; son, Jerry (Tammy) Owen; daughters, Laura and Lita Owen; granddaughters, Erica Owen and Brianna (William) Keltner; great-grandson, William Lane Keltner; sisters, Menna (James) Berry, Elizabeth Wagar, Pauline Kulzer, Jennifer (Wayne) Savage, and Anne Marie (James) Comfort; along with several nieces and nephews. 

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Canandaigua – Viki L. Perry, 56, died Tuesday, September 10, 2013 in Canandaigua.  

            Friends may call at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham on Saturday (September 14th) from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday (September 15
th) at 3 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saint, 365 Parrish St., Canandaigua.  Burial will be in the Rushville cemetery.

            Memorial contributions may be made to Wood Library, 134 North Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424, as Viki enjoyed reading. 

            Viki is the daughter of Betty Jean (Snyder) Sennett of Canandaigua and the late Raymond O. Perry. 

            Along with her mother, Betty Jean Sennett,  Viki is survived by her daughter, Dana C. Perry; brothers, Randy (Valerie) Perry and Richard (Anna) Perry; along with several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. 


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Geneva-        Dayton M. Olsen, age 74, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 in Rochester.

            Friends may call Saturday (Sept 7th) from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will follow at 4 p.m. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery.

            Memorial contributions may be made to the Stanley-Hall-Gorham Ambulance, P.O. Box 41, Gorham, NY 14461.

            Dayton was a 3rd generation, life-time farmer. He co-owned O-Acres with his brother, Harlan Olsen and his late father, Harold H. Olsen. He was a former member of the Dairy Herd Improvement Association.

            Dayton graduated from Geneva High School in 1956. He attended Cornell University and graduated from the Freeman Business School in Geneva. He married Bettie Bardeen in 1966 in Geneva. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Geneva.

Dayton and his sister, Bette Ann were entertainers at minstrel shows and local competitions in their younger days. He was an avid sports fan, especially enjoying Yankees baseball and Syracuse University basketball. Dayton enjoyed all aspects of his family life.

Dayton is survived by his wife of 47 years, Bettie Bardeen Olsen; one son, D. Richard Olsen; one daughter, Anina (Dale Darling) Olsen; six grandchildren, Anthony Olsen, Matthew Olsen, MaryJo Sibeto, Alivia Sibeto, James Sibeto and Christian Darling; Jeffrey Presher, who made his home with the Olsens for several years; Jeffrey’s children, Allen, Anna and Abbie Presher; one brother, Harlan (Nancy) Olsen; one sister, Bette Ann Moses; and several nieces and nephews.

Dayton was predeceased by his parents, Harold H. Olsen and Doris E. Jorgensen Olsen.


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Middlesex- Arthur Lafler, 54, resident of Unity House in Auburn, died Aug. 31, 2013.

            Visitation  will be Tuesday (Sept. 3rd) from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.  A graveside service will be held Wednesday (Sept. 4th)  at 11 a.m. at Overackers Cemetery, Rte. 364, Middlesex.

            Memorial donations may be sent to Unity House, 34 Wright St., Auburn, NY 13021.

            Arthur is survived by 4 siblings, Susan (Robert) Everett, Connie Hobart, Timothy (Keri) Lafler and John William (Erica) DeVoll; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins.

            He was predeceased by his parents, Arthur Lafler and Janet DeVoll and his sister, Deborah Barrett.

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Canandaigua- Thomas H. “Tom” Jones, age 84, died Friday Aug. 23, 2013.

            Friends and family are invited to the Gorham Fire House on Monday (Aug. 26th) from 5 to 8 p.m. for a Celebration of Tom’s Life.

            Memorial contributions may be made to: Tom Jones Memorial Athletic Award, c/o Scott Savage, 2615 Maple Ave., Palmyra, NY 14522.

            Tom is survived by his wife, Norma; five children, Linda (Pete) Saracino, Kathy (Jim) Volpe, Sally (Dave) Helfer, Matthew (Kathy) Jones and Julie (Jeff) Henderson; one son-in-law, Douglas Minns; 20 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one sister, Dorothy Long; one brother, Al Jones; and many nieces and nephews.

            Tom was predeceased by his daughter, Missy Minns; brother, Charles “Bud” Jones; and sisters, Mary Rowley and Florence  Flook.

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Hall- Janet Wermuth Woodworth, 90, passed away Monday, August 19, 2013.

            Friends may call Thursday, (August 22nd) from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.  A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m.  Graveside services will be Friday, (August 23rd) at 11:00 a.m. at Little Church Cemetery. 

            In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Seneca #9 Presbyterian  Church, 4419 Number Nine Rd., Stanley, NY 14561.   

Janet was the daughter of the late Walter and Harriet Black Robson. She was a graduate of R.I.T., with a Bachelor of Food Sciences degree. She was the former Business Manager of Marcus Whitman Central School.

            Janet is survived by her son, Walter (Barbara) Wermuth of Florida and Inlet, NY; 2 grandchildren, Robert Wermuth and Kristen (Christopher) Wildrick; 9 great-grandchildren, Ryan and Oliver Bashnick, Rebekah, Josiah, Hanna Grace, Benjamin, Elizabeth and Serenah Wildrick, and Julia Wermuth; step-children, Leon (Carolyn) Woodworth and family, Donald (Rosie) Woodworth and family, David (Lisa) Woodworth and family; sister-in-law, Janet Robson; niece, Amy (Andrew) Perry; and nephews, Mark (Joan Angell) Robson and Michael (Debbie) Robson; and several great-nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband of 43 years, Ernest L. Wermuth; her second husband, Kenneth Woodworth; and her brother, Robert W. Robson.

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Elayne Louise Kinny McMahon, passed away August 17, 2013 in Canandaigua.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Gorham United Methodist Church on Thursday (Aug. 22nd) at 10 am. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Ontario County Humane Society, 2976 County Road #48, Canandaigua, NY 14424.

Elayne was born in Wyalusing, Pennsylvania. She and her husband, Wilfred, raised their family in Corning, NY, and enjoyed retirement in Seven Lakes, North  Carolina and at Bristol Harbour in Canandaigua.

Elayne was an avid reader and was also involved in many volunteer activities throughout her life; among them, the PTA, Meals on Wheels, Corning Hospital Auxiliary, the PGA Hall of Fame, and countless church activities.

She leaves her son, Brian (Kim) McMahon of Saratoga Springs, NY; daughter, Susan (Christopher) Iversen of Gorham, NY; four grandchildren, Michael, Christopher, Sarah and Kaitlin Iversen; and three great-grandchildren, Griffin, Maya and Ryden Iversen.

Elayne was predeceased by her husband of 53 years, Wilfred McMahon; and her son, Michael McMahon.



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Frances M. Dunn

Lyons/Gorham – Frances M. Dunn, 100, died Monday, August 12, 2013 at the Wayne County Nursing Home.

            Friends may call Friday, (August 16th ) from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.  Graveside Services will be Saturday, (August 17th ) at 11:00 a.m. at the Gorham Cemetery. 

            Memorial contributions can be made to the Wayne County Nursing Home, Activities Fund, 1529 Nye Road, Lyons, NY 14489.

            Frances was the daughter of the late William and Anna Lahr Egbert.  She enjoyed camping and gardening.    

            Frances is survived by five daughters, Theresa Ross of Phelps, Betty Zomparelli of Illinois, Barbara (Charles) Rabideau of Ontario, Shirley (Raymond) Duemmel of Lyons, and Doris Rainey of Alabama; 33 grandchildren; several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; brother, Richard (Mary) Egbert; sister in law Betty Egbert and several nieces and nephews.    

            Frances was predeceased by her husband, Earl Dunn Sr.; son Earl Dunn Jr.; 3 grandsons, George Young Jr., John Young, and Richard Rainey; sister, Helen, and three brothers, William, Robert, and Eugene Egbert. 

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Daniel J. Strickner

Husband, Father

Farmington- Daniel J. Strickner, age 41, died Saturday (August 10, 2013).

          Daniel was a graduate of Wheatland-Chili High School. He worked at Victor Central School as a bus mechanic for 12 years; and was also a soccer coach. He enjoyed working on cars with friends.

          Daniel is survived by his wife, Betsy; son, Dakota; daughter, Amanda; father, Andrew  Strickner and mother, Carol McGee; two brothers, Andrew (Lois) Strickner and Brian (Phoebe) Strickner; sister, Amy (Rick) Vos; father and mother-in-law, Elliot and Brenda Olsen; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; friends Tim Walsh and Henri Paquin.

          Friends may call Wednesday (Aug. 14th) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham; and also on Thursday (Aug. 15th) from 1 to 2:30 p.m. A memorial service will follow at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday.

          Memorial contributions to the Ontario County Humane Society, 2976 County Road #48, Canandaigua, NY 14424.


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Henry L. McDougal

Rushville- Henry McDougal, 94, died June 10, 2013.

            A memorial service will be held Saturday (Aug. 10th) at 10 a.m. at the Rushville United Methodist Church.

            In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rushville Lions Club, P.O. Box 113, Rushville, NY 14544.

            Condolences and remembrances may be left online at www.legacy.com. 

            Arrangements: Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home, Gorham.

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Craig D. Newell

Clifton Springs- Craig David Newell, age 61, died Saturday (July 20, 2013) at his home.

     Family and friends may call Thursday (July 25th) from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.

     Memorial contributions may be made to the Middlesex Valley Volunteer Ambulance, Box 1, Middlesex, NY 14507.

     Craig enjoyed hunting and fishing.

     He is survived by his wife, Barbara Cull Newell; two step-sons, Christopher (Jenna) Scales and Jason (Shawn) Scales; five step-grandchildren, Breanna, KayLee, Brandon, Alabama and Jasmine; his father, Orion B. Newell; one brother, Kevin (Kim) Newell; nephew, Justice Newell; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his mother, Phyllis Black Newell.


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Ruth L. Carlson

Rushville – Ruth Carlson, 90, died Saturday, June 22, 2013 at her home.

            Friends may call Wednesday, June 26th from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.  Funeral Services will be Thursday, June 27th at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.  Interment will be at the Sand Hill Cemetery in Stanley, NY with military honors.

            Memorial contributions can be to the Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456.

            Ruth was the daughter of the late Curtis and Clara Shipman VanSickle.  She was a U.S. Army Veteran, having served in World War II in the Women’s Army Corps.  She was a member of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association and the Daughters of the American Revolution.  Ruth enjoyed playing bingo and shuffleboard and wintered in Florida. 

            Ruth is survived by her sister, Emma Dullen and her brother Howard Van Sickle along with several nieces and nephews. 

            Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Emmons Carlson; and brothers William, Carl and Roy VanSickl
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Francis “Frank” E. Ellis, Sr.

 

Summerfield, FL/Canandaigua- Francis Ellis, 79, died June 13, 2013 in Florida.

            Friends may call Friday (June 28th) from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. He was laid to rest in the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.

            Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post # 347, P.O. Box 1534, Lady Lake, FL 32158.

            Francis served with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. He was a member of the Marine Corps Honor Guard League in Canandaigua; the American Legion Post #347 in Lady Lake, FL. and the Marine Corps League, E.J. Medeiros Detachment #950 in Florida. He was a member of the Canandaigua Moose Club, and had also been an adult leader with Boy Scout Troop 36 in Canandaigua from 1965 to 1968.

            Francis was well-know for his love of and expertise in playing the banjo and the guitar for family and friends. In the 1960’s, he made a record with Gary Hamilton and the Northernaires, under the Capitol Star Artist Records label in Rochester, as well as performed as an opening act for Hank Snow; he also played with the Soggy Bottom Bluegrass Bunch in Florida.

            Francis was a mechanic for many years and was self-employed in the Canandaigua area until his retirement. He was an avid gardener and loved antique tractors.

            Francis is survived by two sons, Francis (Marge) Ellis, Jr. and James (Brenda) Ellis, both of Canandaigua; one daughter, Gale (Jeff) Hunt of Stanley; 11 grandchildren, Frank Ellis, Amy Green, Jamie Ellis, James Ellis, Timothy Ellis, Matthew Ellis, Thomas Ellis, Crystal Ellis, Melissa Ellis, Tina Hunt and Matthew Hunt; 19 great-grandchildren; his twin sister, Frances Dolan; two sisters-in-law, Geraldine Ellis and Brenda Ellis; and several nieces and nephews.

            Francis was predeceased by his wife, Lorraine Ellis and his son, Thomas Ellis. He was also predeceased by his parents, James and Gertrude Flowers Ellis and his three brothers, LaVerne, Earl and David Ellis.


 Kenneth Runner

Gorham- A Memorial Service for Kenneth G. Runner, 84, who passed away Feb. 4, 2013, will be held
Saturday (June 29th) at 1 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. 
          Following the Memorial Service, friends and family are invited to the Gorham Fire House.

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Verona Mack-Newell

 

Middlesex- A Memorial Service for Verona Mack-Newell, who died March 9, 2013, will be held Sunday (June 30th) at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Middlesex.



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Herbert Overton Wiggins, Jr.

Middlesex- Herbert Overton Wiggins, Jr., 65, died in Bronx, NY.
 
 A Memorial Service will be held Saturday (June 22nd) at 2 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.

Burial will be in Rushville Cemetery, with Military Honors.
          Herbert served in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1970.




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JOHANNE M. LISK

Hall- Johanne M. Lisk, 50, died Saturday (June 15, 2013) at her home, after a 5-year battle with cancer.

          Friends may call Friday (June 21st) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. Funeral Services will be held Saturday (June 22nd) at 1 p.m. at the Union Congregational United Church of Christ, in Hall.

          Memorial contributions may be made to the Steeple Fund, Union Congregational United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 56, Hall, NY 14463.

          Johanne was the daughter of Mary DeWaele Barra and the late Raymond O. Lunser, Sr. She was a member of the Hall Union Congregational United Church of Christ. Johanne enjoyed cooking, baking, crocheting, as well as music and dance. Halloween was her favorite holiday.

          Johanne is survived by her husband, Conway Lisk; two sons, Brandyn Lisk and Russell Lisk; her mother and step-father, Mary and Stephen Barra; three sisters, Helen (Ernest) Riddle, Cynthia (Joseph) Hatala, and Sharrie (James) Woody; one brother, Raymond (Linda) Lunser, Jr.; her mother-in-law, Ruth Lisk; sister-in-law, Angel Lisk; brother-in-law, Robert Lisk; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

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Ruth Marie Millerd

DRESDEN- Ruth Marie Millerd, 89, died Friday (June 14, 2013).

    Friends may call Monday (June 17) from Noon to 2 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Whitney Cemetery.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the West Lake Road Fire Association, 5214 West Lake Rd., Geneva, N.Y. 14456.

    Marie and her late husband, Frederick owned and operated several farms in Seneca Castle, several area businesses including the Lakeview Inn near Geneva and the Clipper. She was a member of the Penn Yan American Legion Auxiliary, Ladies Auxiliary V.F.W. in Penn Yan, the Penn Yan Moose Club, the West Lake Road Firemen's Auxiliary and the Orleans Baptist Church.  She was also a Sixth Degree member of the Grange. 

    Marie is survived by one son, William (Theresa) Millerd; one daughter, Shirley (Thomas) FitzGerald and six grandchildren, William (Laura) Millerd, Shari Lyn (Dana Lewis) Millerd, Jennifer Millerd, Thomas (Jennifer) FitzGerald, Jr., Suzanne (Joseph) Perry, and Melissa (Dave) Falgiano; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

 

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RALPH JAY SPIKE

 

Canandaigua- Ralph Spike, 83, died Tuesday, June 11, 2013.
 

            Friends may call Saturday (June 15th) from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in  Gorham, beginning with a Masonic Service at 1 p.m. A Memorial Service will follow the calling hours at 3 p.m. Burial will be in Overackers Cemetery.
 

            Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Rochester Chapter, 1200-A Scottsville Rd., Rochester, NY 14624.
 

            Ralph was the son of the late Walter and Edith Flynn Spike. He retired from Rose City Glass in 1995. Ralph was a member of the Rushville Masonic Lodge #377. He enjoyed fishing, camping and hunting.
 

            Ralph is survived by one son, Jon (Melanie) Spike; three grandchildren, Taylor Spike, Ashley Herbst and Tyler Herbst; and one sister, Jean (Bill) McAvoy.
 

            He was predeceased by his wife, Shirley Spike; and his brother, George Spike.

 

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Henry L. McDougal

Rushville- Henry McDougal, 94, died Monday (June 10th) at his home.

            A memorial service will be held at a later date.

            Memorial contributions may be made to the Rushville Lions Club, P.O. Box 113, Rushville, NY 14544.

            “Mac” was born in 1918, the son of the late Floyd and Mabel Beach McDougal. He graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1937, and from Cornell University in 1941. He was an Ag Teacher, first in Lyndonville, NY, and then at Middlesex Valley Central School. Over his 32 year career in public education, “Mac” had been an “Ag” Teacher, “Shop” Teacher, Vice-Principal at Middlesex Valley Central School, Transportation Manager, and was the Jr. High School Principal at Marcus Whitman Central School when he retired in 1973.

            Active in his community, “Mac” had served as a Justice of the Peace for the Village of Rushville. He was a charter member of the Rushville Lions Club, and a long-time member of the First Methodist Church in Rushville. “Mac” was a member of the Rushville Masonic Lodge #377, and a member of the Middlesex Conservation Club. He was a recipient of the New York State “Conservationist of the Year” award. He also served as an instructor to a group of local farmers, the Barnyard Philosophers.

            “Mac” is survived by two sons, Ronald E. McDougal and Roger A. (Linda Welsh) McDougal; four grandchildren, Katherine (Kurt) McCandless, Andrew (Laura) McDougal, Phoebe McDougal and Audrey McDougal; three great-grandchildren, Alexis McDougal, Jacob Wheeler and Ellery Wheeler; four sisters, Janet Peipenbrok, Iva (Col. Robert) Parrott, Mable (Clarence) Shelmidine and Jo-Anne (Richard) Hatz; several nieces and nephews; and care-givers, Cathy, Amy, Linda, Elise, Sandy and Elizabeth.

            “Mac” was predeceased by his wife, Hannah Fang McDougal in 1999.

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Hopewell- William R. Buckley, age 84, died Monday (June 10, 2013) at Serenity House in Victor.

 

            Friends may call Wednesday (June 12th) from 1 to 2:45 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Committal Service will be held at 3 p.m. at Sand Hill Cemetery, with Military Honors.
 

            Memorial contributions may be made to Serenity House, 1278 Brace Rd., Victor, NY 14564.
 

            Bill was the son of the late William F. Buckley and Josephine Kosienski Buckley. A graduate of Geneva High School, Bill was a Corporal in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a prisoner of War in Korea, and was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge and the Korean Service Medal with 4 Bronze Service Stars. Bill retired from Sylvania/Phillips in Seneca Falls in 1983. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed his home, garden and property.
 

            Bill is survived by his sister, Mary Mesker; four brothers, Stephen Buckley, Michael Buckley, Ronnie (Sandra) Buckley and Bernie Buckley; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Ray Buckley and sister, Joan Buckley.



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MIDDLESEX - Donald Bergman, 81, died Thursday, June 6, 2013 at his home.

          Friends may call Sunday (June 9th) from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Memorial Service will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Overackers  Cemetery, with military honors.           

          Don served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was a member of the Penn Yan American Legion Johnson-Costello Post #355. He was retired from Conway Trucking (formerly Penn Yan Express). Don was an avid deer hunter.

          Don is survived by his wife, Norma Hadsell Bergman; five children, Cynthia (Vern) Colf, Donald Bergman, Jr., Deborah (Vernon, Jr.) Brahm, Ward (Donna) Bergman and Timothy Bergman; 8 grandchildren, Craig Miller, Todd Miller, Anna (Matt) Yeskey, Crystal Parsons, Samantha Bergman, Ryan Bergman, Danielle Brahm and Janeen Brahm; 10 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, David Hadsell; sister-in-law, Ruth Markland; and several nieces and nephews.

         He was predeceased by his son, Craig Bergman in 1963; his grandson, Michael Bergman in 1991; six sisters, Eleanor, Doris, Thelma, Margaret, Orabelle and Bertha; and his brother, Charles.

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MARIAN BORDWELLVictor- Marian J. Bordwell, age 84, died Tuesday (May 20, 2013).
          A graveside service will be held Friday (May 24th) at 1 p.m. at Rushville Cemetery.
          Surviving are three children: Susan (William Elmer, Jr.) Bushart, Lori (Leo) Vetter and Thomas (Beth) Bordwell; six grandchildren, Tyler, Bill and Jeffrey Bordwell, Molly and Sadie Vetter, and Courtney (Scott Coats) Bushart;  Scott’s children, Darren and Ashley Coats; sister, Delores Lee; sister-in-law, Janet Bordwell; and several nieces and nephews.

 

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STANLEY-  Todd A. Nellis, age 42, died Wednesday (May 15, 2013) after a short battle with cancer. Todd was a dedicated Fireman and Medic to the Gorham, Hall, Stanley, Rushville, Middlesex and Potter area, and to all of Ontario and Yates County. He was a wonderful son, brother, uncle and friend.

            Friends may call Friday (May 17th) from 2 to 9 p.m. at the Stanley Fire Hall, 2040 Route 245.    Funeral services will be held Saturday (May 18th) at 1 p.m. at the Stanley Fire Hall. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery.

            Todd grew up in Stanley and was a 1988 graduate of Marcus Whitman Central School. He worked for Phillips-Stetzel Construction and for the Water Department of the Town of Seneca and the Town of Benton.     

Todd began his life of service to his community when he joined the Stanley Fire Department in 1988. He was the 1st Assistant Chief in 1995 and 1996. Todd became the Fire Chief in 1997 and served as Fire Chief until he died.

            Todd was a member of the Ontario County Fire Chief’s Association and the New York State Fire Chief’s Association. He was also a member of Ontario County’s Rope Rescue Team, Hazmat Team and Water Rescue Team.

            Todd was also active in several area volunteer ambulance corps. He was a member of the Stanley-Hall Gorham Ambulance Corps and the Middlesex Valley Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Todd was an Associate Member of the Penn Yan Area Ambulance Corps, and was a member of the Yates County E.M.S. Advisory Board. He had been President and Operations Director of the Middlesex Ambulance.Todd was a member of the Naples Ambulance’s Rope Rescue Team. He was a member of the Regional E.M.S. Council, and served as a Lab and C.P.R. Instructor with the E.M.S. course.

Todd treasured the Firehouse and all his Fireman and Medic Friends. He made his life out of helping others and would always be there when anyone needed him.

Todd is survived by his parents, Leon and Shelia Nellis of Stanley; his sister and brother-in-law, Melissa and John Stenzel of Middlesex; and his two nephews, Conner and Ridge Stenzel. He is also survived by his wonderful caregivers and dear friends who were like family to Todd: Shirley Lafler, Terry Phillips, Donna Spink and James Lawson, and all his Fireman and Medic Friends.

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BELLONA- Janet R. Crosier, age 77, was surrounded by family when she went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, May 14, 2013.

          Friends and family may call Saturday (May 25th) from 1 to 3 p.m. at The Memorial Presbyterian Church of Bellona. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. Burial will be in Bellona Cemetery.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund of  The Memorial Presbyterian Church of Bellona, 93 Pre-Emption Rd., Bellona, NY 14415.

          Janet was the daughter of the late Glenn and Marion Davis Crosier. She was a Penn Yan Academy graduate, Class of 1953. Janet was retired, after working many years in the banking business, as well as in the Business Office of Geneva General Hospital. She was a life member of The Memorial Presbyterian Church of Bellona. Janet enjoyed gardening, baking, photography and travel.

          Janet is survived by her sister, Elaine Rice; two nieces, Carol (Thomas) Kehoe and Evelyn (John) Lenhard; two nephews, Ronald Rice and  Douglas (Lena) Rice; six grandnieces and grandnephews; and two great-great-nephews. She was predeceased by her brother-in-law, Frederick Rice.


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Todd A. Nellis


STANLEY-  Todd A. Nellis, age 42, died Wednesday (May 15, 2013) after a short battle with cancer. Todd was a dedicated Fireman and Medic to the Gorham, Hall, Stanley, Rushville, Middlesex and Potter area, and to all of Ontario and Yates County. He was a wonderful son, brother, uncle and friend. Friends may call Friday (May 17th) from 2 to 9 p.m. at the Stanley Fire Hall, 2040 Route 245.    Funeral services will be held Saturday (May 18th) at 1 p.m. at the Stanley Fire Hall. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery.
Todd grew up in Stanley and was a 1988 graduate of Marcus Whitman Central School. He worked for Phillips-Stetzel Construction and for the Water Department of the Town of Seneca and the Town of Benton.  Todd began his life of service to his community when he joined the Stanley Fire Department in 1988. He was the 1st Assistant Chief in 1995 and 1996. Todd became the Fire Chief in 1997 and served as Fire Chief until he died. Todd was a member of the Ontario County Fire Chief's Association and the New York State Fire Chief's Association. He was also a member of Ontario County's Rope Rescue Team, Hazmat Team and Water Rescue Team. Todd was also active in several area volunteer ambulance corps. He was a member of the Stanley-Hall Gorham Ambulance Corps and the Middlesex Valley Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Todd was an Associate Member of the Penn Yan Area Ambulance Corps, and was a member of the Yates County E.M.S. Advisory Board. He had been President and Operations Director of the Middlesex Ambulance.Todd was a member of the Naples Ambulance's Rope Rescue Team. He was a member of the Regional E.M.S. Council, and served as a Lab and C.P.R. Instructor with the E.M.S. course. Todd treasured the Firehouse and all his Fireman and Medic Friends. He made his life out of helping others and would always be there when anyone needed him.
Todd is survived by his parents, Leon and Shelia Nellis of Stanley; his sister and brother-in-law, Melissa and John Stenzel of Middlesex; and his two nephews, Conner and Ridge Stenzel. He is also survived by his wonderful caregivers and dear friends who were like family to Todd, Shirley Lafler, Terry Phillips, Donna Spink and James Lawson, and all his Fireman and Medic Friends.


 

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ANDREW KUHN

HALL- Andrew L. Kuhn, age 39, died unexpectedly Monday, May 13, 2013 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital in Penn Yan, NY.

          Family and friends may call Thursday (May 16th) from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. Funeral services will be held Friday (May 17th) at 11 a.m. at the Seneca #9 Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Pine Bank Cemetery, Cheshire, NY.

          Memorial contributions may be made to benefit his daughter, Josie Kuhn, c/o Community Bank, 151 Main St., Penn Yan, NY 14527.

          Andrew was a member of the Hall Fire Dept., and a former member of the Merrill Hose in Canandaigua. He enjoyed racing, sports and bowling.

            He is survived by his wife, Lynda Sloth Kuhn; daughter, Josie Lorraine Kuhn; parents, Phil “Andy” (Beverly) Kuhn and Jeri McIntyre Kuhn; three sisters, Tammi (Scott) Murtha, Janette (Mike) Aruck and Elizabeth Kuhn; twin brother, Jerome (Tina) Kuhn; father and mother-in-law, Paul and Marilyn Sloth; two sisters-in-law, Julie (Mitch) LaBarr and Caryn (Will) Slack; and several nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

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SHIRLEY THOMAS

 

Waterloo- Shirley A. Thomas went to be with her Lord, May 5, 2013.

          By Shirley’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or funeral services.

Burial will be in #9 Cemetery, Stanley, NY.

          In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Madison Danielle Davis to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Golisano Children’s Hospital, Box 651m 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14642.

          Shirley was born in 1936 in Bath, NY, to the late Raymond and Lydia Stickler.

          She is survived by husband, Cecil Thomas; daughter, Debra Meade; son, Daniel (Judy) Bergstresser; granddaughters, Kimberly (Scott) Davis, and Kelly Meade; grandson, Daniel (Jill)  Bergstresser; great-granddaughters, Sydney Davis, Kendall Davis and Hadley Bergstresser; sisters, Janet (John) Mandrino and Betty (Pete) Bowerman; and several nieces and nephews.

          Shirley is predeceased by her precious great-granddaughter, Madison Danielle Davis; brothers, Don (Jane) Stickler and Bill Stickler; and sisters, Dorothy Aunkst and Helen Spencer.

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LYONS- Earl W. Dunn, age 78, died Friday (May 3, 2013) at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital.
 

          A graveside committal service will be held Tuesday (May 7th) at 5 p.m. at Gorham Cemetery, with military honors.

          Memorial contributions may be made to: American Legion Post #34, 1513 Palmyra St., Shortsville, NY 14548.
 

          Earl served in the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1959. He retired from the Sodus Point Highway Department in 1999. Earl enjoyed fishing, gardening and cooking.
 

          He was a member of the Turner-Schrader American Legion Post #34 and of the Canandaigua Moose Club.
 

          Earl is survived by his mother, Frances Dunn of Lyons; one daughter, Rhonda Ferguson of Florida; three grandchildren, Christopher Thompson, Jerry Thompson and Amber Allen; several great-grandchildren; five sisters, Theresa Ross of Phelps, Betty Zomparelli of Ilinois, Barbara (Charles) Rabideau of Ontario, Shirley (Raymond) Duemmel of Lyons and Doris Rainey of Alabama; and several nieces and nephews.
 

            Earl was predeceased by his father, Earl W. Dunn, Sr., and two brothers-in-law, James Ross and Leroy Rainey.

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FLINT- Joan M. Shipman, age 80, life-long resident of Flint, died Thursday (May 2, 2013) at F.F.Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua.

          There will be no calling hours or service. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery. Prayers can be made by friends and cousins then.

          Contributions may be made to the House of John, 14 Spring St., Clifton Springs, NY 14432; or to the Aloquin-Flint United Methodist Church, 2760 Rte. 5 & 20, Stanley, NY 14561.

          Joan was born in Flint on May 24, 1932, the daughter of the late Gladys and Bill Shipman. She was an IBM operator for Shuron Optical and Stern’s Nursery, both in Geneva.

          Joan leaves a friends, Philip Davis, and several cousins and friends.

Her brother, Albert is deceased.

          Funeral arrangements are by the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham, NY.


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FRANCES BROWN

Stanley- Frances I. Brown, age 100, died April 19, 2013.
          Friends may call Tuesday (April 23rd) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. Funeral services are Wednesday ( April 24th) at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
          Memorials to the Stanley Fire Company or the Ontario-Yates Hospice.
          Frances was the oldest resident of the hamlet of Stanley. She enjoyed gardening, puzzles, books and her family.
          Frances is survived by two daughters, Shirley Brown and Sandra Hurlburt; one son, Kenneth (Holly) Brown; 9 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
          She was predeceased by her husband, Walter L. Brown; daughter, Beverly Brown Bourne; granddaughter, Debbie Murphy; and son-in-law, Richard Hurlburt.


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PHELPS/GORHAM- James E. Ross, Sr., age 85, died Monday (April 15, 2013).
          Friends may call Saturday (April 20th) from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will be Sunday (April 21st) at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery.
          Memorials to the V.A. Medical Center, 400 Fort Hill Ave., Canandaigua, NY 14424.
          Jim served in the U.S. Army during  World War II. He retired from Curtis-Burns in Shortsville in 1996. Jim enjoyed family, children and grandchildren. He liked doing small engine repair, and was known as Mr. Fix-It in the neighborhood. Jim also enjoyed camping, travel and the out-of-doors.
          He is survived by his wife, Theresa Dunn Ross; 8 children, James Ross, Jr., Frank (Nancy) Ross, Rusty (Susan) Ross, Sherry (Al) Cardinale, Barry (Lisa) Ross, Bonnie Adams, Brenda (Jeff) Bailey, and Sandy (Danny) Doty; 14 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two sisters, Patricia (Charles) Miller and Carole Opdyke; mother-in-law, Frances Dunn; and by several nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law.
          Jim was predeceased by his brother, Robert Ross; and by two sisters, Margaret Bankert and Ruth Alcock.

 

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BARBARA JANET DE VOLL

 

Middlesex- Barbara J. “Janet” DeVoll, age 78, died Monday (April 15, 2013) at Hospeace House, Naples, NY.

            Friends may call Friday (April 19th) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will be held Saturday (April 20th) at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Please bring memories and stories to share. Burial will be in Overackers Cemetery.

            In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456; or to the ovarian cancer support group, Erna’s Hope, c/o Ed Orlando, 173 Northwood Drive, Rochester, NY 14612.

            Janet owned and operated the Yellow Barn Restaurant in Middlesex for many years. She was predeceased by her daughter, Debra Barrett; one grandson, Michael Hobart; one sister, Elaine Indovino; and one brother, John Robert Gage.

            Janet is survived by five children, Susan Everett, Connie Hobart, Artie Lafler, Tim Lafler and Bill (Erica) DeVoll; 7 grandchildren, David Hobart, Jamie Everett, Tracy Mickle, Jacob DeVoll, Kaleb DeVoll, Lauren DeVoll, and Michael DeVoll; several great-grandchildren; brother, Jimmy (Barb) Gage; special niece, Cynthia Frisch; special friend, Matt Olszewski; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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BETTY J. VAN SICKLE

God, please take me Home

 

Stanley- Betty J. VanSickle, age 90, of Yautzy Road, died Sunday, April 14, 2013 at her home.

          Friends may call Thursday (April 18th) from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Memorial Service will follow at 7:30 p.m. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery.

          Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

          Betty worked in the gift shop at Wayne Drugs in Canandaigua for 50 years, and at Lown’s Department Store in Penn Yan for 10 years. She enjoyed ordering and arranging the products at both stores.

          She and her late husband, Roy VanSickle, enjoyed dancing and card club. Betty was a collector of Christmas decorations and enjoyed the holiday season. She also enjoyed cooking and crocheting. Betty had crocheted afghans for all 31 of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

          Betty is survived by one daughter, Darlene Schwartz; one son, Rick (Anne) Mitchell; 8 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

          Betty was predeceased by her husband, Roy Van Sickle in 2011. She was also predeceased by two sisters, Margaret Lee and Doris Hurlbutt; and two brothers, George LaDue and William LaDue.

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EMORY J. LEACH
 

Waterloo- Emory J. Leach, age 49, died April 12, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his family.

          Friends may call Wednesday (April 17th) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A memorial service will be held Thursday (April 18th) at 11 a.m. at the Rushville Congregational Church. Rev. Dr. Edward Kennedy will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Ridge Cemetery in Naples.

          Memorial contributions may be made to the Upstate NY Huntington’s Disease Chapter, 115 Hardwood Lane, Rochester, NY 14616.
          Emory worked at Volplex in Canandaigua. He loved cars, chess and drawing. He adored his kids and grandchildren.

          Emory is survived by his mother, Susan Leach; his wife, Karen Hackett Leach; three daughters, Jamie (Chris) Derosia, Stefanie (Randy Angelo) Leach and Viktoria (Jose Alicea) Leach; four grandchildren, Kailyn, Cirstyn and Kendra Derosia and Isabella Angelo; one brother, Frank (Sandra) Leach; one sister, Linda Leach; and his mother-in-law, Kay Hackett.

          Emory was predeceased by his father, Emory Leach and his father-in-law, Ted Hackett.
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Middlesex/Canandaigua- Hilda “Tillie” Smith, age 86, died Monday (March 18th).

          Friends may call Thursday (March 21st) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J.Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will be held Friday (March 22nd) at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

          Memorial contributions may be made to Camp Good  Days and Special Times, 1332 Pittsford-Mendon Rd., Mendon, NY 14506-9732; the Middlesex Sirenettes, Box 145, Middlesex, NY 14507; or the Activities Fund, Clark Manor House, 318 Fort Hill Ave., Canandaigua, NY 14424.

          Tillie was the daughter of the late Charles and Orra Meade Dinehart. She was a teacher’ aide at Marcus Whitman Central Schools for many years. Tillie was a member of the Middlesex Hose Sirenettes, the Rebecca Lodge and the Middlesex United Methodist Church.

          Tillie is survived by three children, Ronald (Abigail) Smith, Allen (Patricia) Smith and Lisa (Marty) Bognanno; 8 grandchildren, Keith (Shelia) Smith, Jeffrey (Kathy) Smith, Shane Smith, Tyler Smith, Aaron  Smith, Jessen (Michael) Donlon, Megan (Ryan) Collins and Joseph Bognanno; 9 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Viginia Burk: sister-in-law, Pauline Dinehart; and several nieces and nephews.

          Tillie was predeceased by her husband, Clifford Smith, in 1982.

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Middlesex- William “Bill” Dennis Quinn, 71, passed away unexpectedly on March 15, 2013.

          A funeral service will be held Sunday (March 24th) at 1 p.m. at the Naples Bible Church, 8833 Rte. 53, Naples, NY. A graveside service will follow at Overackers Cemetery.

          In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Middlesex Valley Volunteer Ambulance, P.O.  Box 1; or the Middlesex Hose Co., P.O. Box 145; Middlesex, NY 14507.

          Bill graduated from Wallkill Central School, received a Bachelor’s Degree from Siena College, and a Master’s Degree from RIT. He was an auditor for NYS and a part-time farmer and avid horseman.

          Bill was an active member of the Naples V.F.W. Post #8726 and the Oddfellows. His life was enriched and full, hunting with Lee and RC Davis, fishing with Lee and Nathaniel Davis, shooting sports, spending time with friends, helping others, and traveling. “Uncle” Bill and his longtime companion, Connie, adored attending her grandchildren’s sporting events and school functions. Bill was an active member in both the Naples Bible Church, and the Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in NC.

          Bill is survived by his companion, Connie Davis of Stony Point, NC; his three children, Colleen (George) Andrew, Sean (Melissa) Quinn and Kathleen (Chris) Skellie; his 13 grandchildren, Kathryn (Jon) Smith, Hannah (Joshua) Smith, Abigail (Austin) Copenhaver, Sarah, Rebeccah, Emma, George and William Andrew, Elizabeth, and Emily Quinn and their mother, Sandy Quinn, Levi Quinn, Mitchell and Luke Skellie; and his beloved great-granddaughter, Juliana.

          Bill was predeceased by his wife, Kathryn Marie McCord Quinn.

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Geneva- Albert H. Colf, age 94, died Thursday, March 14, 2013.

          Friends may call Tuesday (March 19th) from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Shuman Cemetery.

          Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1650 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14620.

          Albert was a member of the Carpenters Union #85 in Rochester for 30 years. He and his wife, Cassie, loved to travel. Albert was an avid bowler.

          Albert is survived by his wife of 65 years, Cassie; one son, William (Fran) Colf; one daughter, Judy (Carlos) Chang; foster-son, Bob Bishop; two daughters-in-law, Joan and Barb Colf; three brothers, James, Kenneth (Mary) and Harold (Barbara) Colf; one sister, Mary (Gil) Floyd; two sisters-in-law, Marilyn and June Colf; and several grand, great and great-great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

          He was predeceased by three sons, Albert Jr., Larry and Dennis “Skip” Colf; four brothers, Fred, Donald, William and Alton; and one sister, Sarah Johns.


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Canandaigua- Gerald C. Johnson, age 76, formerly of Gorham, died Thursday, March 14, 2013.

          Friends may call Monday (March 18th) from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will follow at 8 p.m.

          Memorial contributions may be made to the  Humane Society of Yates County, 1216 Rte. 14A, Penn Yan, NY; or to Hearthside Cats Inc., P.O. Box 282, Geneseo, NY 14454.

          Gerald was retired from the Canandaigua City Dept. of Public Works, and had his own roofing business.

          He is survived by one daughter, Sue Ellen Gawel and her husband, Jack Gawel; two step-grandchildren, Jacob Gawel and Krystal Gumaer; five great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Beverly Northrup; nephew Bob Sparks; and niece, Cindy Shaw and her husband, Duffy Shaw.


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Hall- Patricia Anne Dublin, age 58, died Tuesday (March 12, 2013) at Strong Memorial Hospital, after a long illness.

          A memorial service will be held Saturday (March 23rd) at 11:00 a.m. at The Presbyterian Church in Geneva, 24 Park Place, Geneva. Burial will be in Little Church Cemetery at 3 p.m. (March 23rd).

          In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wilmot Cancer Center, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

          Patti graduated from Marcus Whitman Central School in 1972. She was employed as Credit Manager at Seedway in Hall for 17 years. Patti was a member and Deacon of The Presbyterian Church in Geneva, and a Fire Commissioner for the Hall Fire Dept.  She enjoyed creative writing, reading, scary movies, travel, her angel collection and her dog, Finnegan.

          Patti is survived by her husband, Thomas Dublin; two daughters, Shauna Anne Dublin, Katelyn Emma (Shawn) Dublin-Conklin; her parents, Howard and Anna Donnelly Scribner; her sister, Colleen (David) VanAllan; one nephew, Craig (Paige) Gulick; great-nephew, Thomas  Gulick, and great-nieces, Emma and Shea Gulick.

          Arrangements are by the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.

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MARJORIE RUTH LAFLER

 

Loving wife and mother

 

Canandaigua- Marjorie Lafler, 66, died March 10, 2013, surrounded by her loving husband and son.

Friends may call Thursday (March 14th) from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m.

Contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016, or online at www.kidney.org/donate

Born March 27, 1946 in Potter, NY, Marge was the youngest of three children. She helped raise her many nieces and nephews, and took great pleasure in family events.  Marge and Gary Lafler married on October 26, 1968 in Potter, and had one child, Troy, in 1972.

Marge enjoyed bowling, balloon festivals, covered bridges and mystery programs. She will best be remembered for her fierce protectiveness of her husband and son; the warmth in her heart for her daughter-in-law, as her own child; and her quirky sense of humor that brought a smile to everyone’s faces.

Marge is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Gary; son, Troy; daughter-in-law, Martha; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

She was predeceased by her parents, George and Mary Sanderson Daines; her brother, Leon Daines; and her sister, Ethelyn Peterson.
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CLARABELLE J. CLARK

 

Rushville- Clarabelle J. Clark, age 79, died Thursday (March 7, 2013).

          Friends may call Saturday (March 16th) from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery.

          Memorial contributions may be made to the Rushville Hose Company, Box 51, Rushville, NY 14544.

          Clarabelle was the daughter of the late Harry and Flora  Bergstresser Clark. She was a 1951 graduate of Middlesex Valley High School. Clarabelle retired from Garlock Manufacturing Company in Palmyra in 1995, after 41 years of service. She bowled on the Tuesday “T” League at Roseland Bowl, and enjoyed traveling.

          She is survived by her twin sister, Marybelle J. Clark; brother,Daniel (Barbara Gail) Troy; one niece, Rosemarie (Hugh) Charlebois; two nephews, Allen (Cindy) Griffin and Harold Griffin; three great-nieces, Jennifer Gates, Angela (Mike) Burlaka and Tonya Griffin; and great-nephew, Jeramy Gates.

          Clarabelle was predeceased by her brother, David Troy, and sister, Betty Griffin.
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VERONA T. MACK-NEWELL

 

Middlesex- Verona Mack-Newell, age 93, of Hadsell Rd., died Saturday (March 9, 2013) at F.F.Thompson Hospital.

          Friends may call Tuesday (March 12th) from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Memorial Service will be held in June at a date to be announced.

          In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church, Box 116; the Middlesex Valley Volunteer Ambulance , 817 Rte. 245; or Friendship House, 4614 Williams St., Middlesex, NY 14507.

          Verona was the daughter of the late Frank and Amy Oviatt Tyler.  She was pre-deceased by her first husband, Lloyd Mack, and by her great-granddaughter, Nicole Bliss Trulin.

          Verona was an active and involved member of her community. She was active in the Middlesex United Methodist Church, and was a life member. She was a member of the Middlesex Sirenettes and the Auxilliary of the American Legion, Robson-Savage Post.  She had been an E.M.T. on the Middlesex Valley Volunteer Ambulance, and a volunteer and board member of Friendship House. Verona was also a member of the Middlesex Heritage Group, and had named its Citizen of the Year in 2011.

          She is survived by her husband, Orion Newell; four children, Roger (Carol) Mack, Karen (Robert) Webster, Sandra (Ronald) Williams and Janie (Gary) Wald; two step-children, Kevin (Kim) Newell and Craig (Barbara) Newell; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and cousin and care-giver, Austin Liddiard.

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 JOHN B. OLIVER

 

Stanley- John Oliver, age 81, of Route 5 & 20, died Thursday, March 7, 2013 at his home.

          Friends may call Monday (March 11th) from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will be held Tuesday (March 12th) at 11 a.m. at the  Aloquin United Methodist Church. Rev. Peter Puhak will officiate. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery.

          Memorial contributions may be made to the Aloquin-Flint United Methodist Church, 2760 Rtes. 5 & 20, Stanley, NY 14561.

          Born July 3, 1931 in Canandaigua, NY, John was the son of the late Boyd and Alice Moore Oliver.  He was a graduate of Gorham Central School. He owned and operated Oliver Farm, with his father, for several years.

          John was a sports enthusiast, especially enjoying baseball and basketball. He was a member of the Aloquin United Methodist Church.

          John is survived by four children, Carol (Curt) Norton, Dale (Christine “Kiki”) Oliver, Linda (Keith) Hill and Marilyn (Robert) Gaye; three grandchildren, Kara Bergstresser, Kyle Oliver and Wibecka Oliver; sister-in-law, Louise Oliver; and several nieces and nephews.

          He was predeceased by two brothers, Thomas Oliver and Norman Oliver.

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Gorham- Joan C. Johnson, age 82, died February 27, 2013.
 

          Friends may call Saturday (March 2nd) from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Memorial Presbyterian Church, 93 Pre-Emption Rd., Bellona. A funeral service will follow at 3 p.m.
 

          Memorial contributions  may be made to the Penn Yan Manor, Activities Fund, 655 N. Liberty St., Penn Yan, NY 14527; the Memorial Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 89, Bellona, NY 14415; or the Alzheimer’s Association, 435 E. Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14620.
 

          Joan was a member of the Memorial Presbyterian Church and its Women’s Association. She had been Tax Collector and Deputy Town Clerk of the Town of Gorham for several years. She loved painting and reading.
 

          Joan is survived by her husband, George L. Johnson; six children, Marsha (Dan) Bardeen, Nancy (Bob) Brunskill, Steven Jensen, Bradley Johnson, Daryl (Linda) Johnson and Lori (Bill) Avellaneda; her sister, Shirley (Bill) Fredenburg; nine grandchildren, Patrick, James, Kara, Christie, Alicia, Christian, Gabriel, Matthew and Hans; six great-grandchildren, Gabrielle, Elizabeth, Danielle, Dylan, Nataleigh and Madelyn; and several nieces and nephews.
 

            Joan was predeceased by her first husband, John M. Jensen.


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Wanda Mounts Barbour

 Wanda Barbour, 73, of Middlesex, NY passed away peacefully Thursday night (February 21, 2013).

She is survived by her husband James, sisters Peggy, Shelia and Sandy, daughters Cheryl and Tina, son-in-laws John Ferrara and John Hullings, grandchildren, Remington, Gracie Maye and Myles and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents William and Lorena Mounts and brother William Mounts.

Wanda retired in 1996 after years working as a rehabilitation assistant serving individuals with Developmental Disabilities.  One of her major accomplishments was building their dream home in Penn Yan with the help of a family friend.

 Wanda enjoyed her many woodworking projects, working with her friend Pat at the Village View Shop and most of all spending time with her grandchildren, friends and family.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday February 26, 2013 at the Rushville United Methodist Church at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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SHARON L. WILSON

 

Hopewell- Sharon L. Wilson, age 69, died February 15, 2013.

 

          A Memorial Service will be held Thursday (Feb. 21st) at 11 a.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.

 

          Memorials to the American Heart Association, 3500 Winton Place, Suite 4, Rochester, NY 14623.

 

          Sharon is survived by her husband, Robert Wilson; two daughters, Missy Wilson and Sherri Sangster; three grandchildren, Sgt. Chad Griffith, Cody Griffith and Tarra Cull; great-grandson, Titan Morrice; brother, Kenneth Bogner; and several aunts, uncles and brothers and sisters-in-law.

 

          She was pre-deceased by her mother, Naomi Watson; her father, Herman Bogner; and her step-father, Forrest Watson.

 

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Gorham- Kenneth G. Runner, age 84, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick, Georgia.

 

          A Memorial Service will be held in New York in the spring.

 

          In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Gorham Fire Company or the Stanley-Hall-Gorham Ambulance, P.O. Box 41, Gorham, NY 14461; or the National Parkinson Disease Foundation of Greater Rochester, P.O. Box 23204, Rochester, NY 14692.

 

          Kenny was born in Watkins Glen, NY.  He was the son of the late Francis and Claribel Ovenshire Runner. He and his wife, Sylvia, owned and operated Runner’s’ Clover Farm Market for 20 years in Gorham.  He was retired from Ace Automatics, Geneva, NY.

After their retirements, he and his wife, Sylvia, enjoyed winters on Jekyll Island, Georgia. He enjoyed his garden, wood working and painting with oil/acrylics.  He was predeceased by his wife, Sylvia Clarke Runner in 2011. Recently he had been living in Middlesex with his daughter, Patti, and her husband, Dave, and had gone with them to Georgia for the winter.

Kenny was a former member of the Gorham Fire Company and a volunteer with the Stanley-Hall-Gorham ambulance.  He was also a former member of the Middlesex Valley Flying Club where he earned his pilot’s license.

          He is survived by three children, Patti (David) Charland of Middlesex, Kevin (Brenda) Runner of St. Simons Island, GA and Janice (Robert) Peters of Webster; 8 grandchildren, Christopher (Melissa) Hilimire, and Joshua (Anna) Hilimire, Kimberly Runner, Erin (Jared) Zak and Matthew Runner, Mark (Colleen) Peters, Brett Peters and Chad (Jenea) Peters; four great-grandchildren, Lillie and Seth Hilimire,  Cole Hilimire and Leighton Zak; one brother, Douglas (Jolene) Runner; one sister, Ina (Richard ) Blake; sisters-in-law, Marjorie Runner and Louise Johnson; and many nieces and nephews.

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DALE FRANKISH

Canandaigua- Dale Frankish, age 69, of Rte. 247, died Sunday, February 3, 2013 at Strong Memorial Hospital.
          Friends may call Saturday (Feb. 9th) from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the Reed Corners Federated Church, 4030 Rte. 247, Canandaigua, NY 14424. A memorial service will follow at 3 p.m.

          Memorial contributions may be made to the Palliative Care Program, P.O. Box 278996, 300 E. River Rd. Rochester, NY 14627; or to the Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Ontario County, Tractor Safety Program, 480 N. Main St., Canandaigua, NY 14424.

          Dale was the son of the late Herbert and Anna Roat Frankish. He was a 1962 graduate of Gorham Central School, and got his Associates Degree from SUNY College of Technology at Alfred. Dale farmed Frankish Farms with his father for 24 years. He retired from the NYS Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva in 2005.

          Dale was a member of the Reed Corners Federated Church, the Ontario County Farm Bureau and the Town of Gorham Planning Board.

 In his high school days, Dale’s hobby was working on cars and competing in drag races. He loved farming with his Dad and teaching the Ontario County 4-H Tractor Safety Certification program. Dale was fond of spending time with family and friends at Keuka Lake. He also loved going to a cabin in the Adirondacks, where he enjoyed dune buggies, four-wheelers, snowmobiles and socializing with the guys.

          Dale is survived by his wife of 43 years, Donna Patrick Frankish; four children, Lorae (Alejandro) Yesaki, Shelby (Edgar) Seymour, Douglas Frankish and Mary (Dave LaFleur) Frankish; three grandchildren, Alejandro Yesaki, Trevor Seymour and Daylin Seymour; sister, Faye (William) Bailey; and several nieces and nephews.

          Arrangements are by the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.

           

 



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Donna Mae Yaddow 

Canandaigua- Donna Mae Yaddow, age 66, died Jan. 29, 2013.
 

          A Memorial Service will be held Saturday (Feb. 2nd) at 2 p.m. at the Canadice United Methodist Church, 5945 Canadice Hill Rd., Springwater, NY 14560.
 

          Memorial contributions may be made to the Eastern Star Home, P.O. Box 959, Oriskany, NY 13424.
 

          Donna Mae was a member and past-matron of the Honeoye O.E.S. #350 Eagle Star.
 

          She is survived by one son, Joel (Kimberly) Yaddow, and three grandchildren, Amanda, Elisha and Armand.

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Middlesex- Llewellyn A. “Hap” Eaves, age 62, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Friday, January 25, 2013.

          Friends may call Monday (Jan. 28th) from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. Services will follow at 7 p.m.

          In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Eaves family, in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 201, Gorham, NY 14461.

          Hap was born in Seneca Falls to Arthur and June Caster Eaves. He was retired, and enjoyed spending time with his family.

          He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Laura; three daughters, Melissa (Douglas) Raner, Deborah (James) Smith and Stacie (Tim Alderman) Eaves; nine grandchildren, Kendra (Jared) Andrews, Kerri Raner, Alex Eaves, Brianna Miller, Summer Smith, Tyler Eaves, Bryce Eaves, Emily Alderman and Hannah Smith; three great-grandchildren, Braeden Andrews, Addison Andrews and Alaska Phelps; mother-in-law, Hazel Shaut.


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Hal Leverty

Gorham- Hal Daniel Leverty, age 59, died January 23, 2013 at Memorial Medical C
enter in Savannah, Georgia.

          A graveside committal service will be held in  Gorham Cemetery in the spring.

          Memorial contributions may be made to the Happy Tails Animal Shelter, Box 682, Canandaigua, NY 14424.

          Hal was the son of the late Daniel Hal Leverty, Jr. and Eva Leverty. He was a graduate of Gorham Central School. Hal served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He had worked for Iversen Construction, before moving to Lyons, Georgia in 1996,

          Hal is survived by two sisters, Regina Leverty of Lyons, GA, and Lois (Craig) Feiock of Lyons, NY; one niece; one nephew; his Aunt Rosalie Nudd of Naples; and several cousins and dear friends.

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Penn Yan – Eleanor Baley, age 89, died Wednesday, January, 23rd at Strong Memorial Hospital.

     Funeral services and burial will be at the Oaklawn Cemetery of Oaks Corners at the convenience of the family.

 

      Eleanor was born to Watson and Mildred Bush in January 1923.  She was married to Charles Baley on January 27, 1941, in Scottsburg, NY.  She was an honorary member of the St. Bernard Club of the Finger Lakes.

 

      She is survived by; two daughters, Shirley Burgess and Carol (Glenn) Thompson; five sons, Roy (Barbara) Baley, Thomas (Joanne) Baley, Charles (Gayle) Baley, Ronald (Joyce) Baley, and Richard (Diane) Baley; 24 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren; one sister; and two sister-in-laws.

 

       Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Yates County, Shelter of Hope, 1216 State RT. 14A, Penn Yan, 14527.

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Anna Roat Frankish

Canandaigua- Anna Frankish, age 95, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.

            Friends may call Saturday (Jan 26th) from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Reed Corners Federated Church. A Memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Reed Corners Federated Church, 4030 Rte. 247, Canandaigua, NY 14424.

         Anna was the daughter of the late Grover and Idabelle Watkins Roat. She was an active member of the Reed Corners Federated Church, and a former Sunday School teacher there. She was the past-President of the Finger Lakes American Baptist Women’s Ministries and the Reed Corners Federated Church’s Ladies Aid Society. Anna was a member of the Gideon International Ladies’ Auxiliary. She was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of the Rebekah Lodge. Anna had also been a member of the Ontario County Home Bureau.

            Anna and Herb made several trips to Haiti to work with missionary friends. Many winters were spent in Florida, first with the Seminole Indians and later at a retirement campground, where she was an active member of a painting group.

            Anna was predeceased by her husband, Herbert J. Frankish in 2003, and her sister, Frances Frankish.

         She is survived by daughter, Faye (William) Bailey of Schenectady; son, Dale (Donna) Frankish of Reed Corners; four grandchildren, Lorae (Alejandro) Yesaki, Shelby (Edgar) Seymour III, Douglas Frankish and Mary (Dave LaFleur) Frankish; three great-grandchildren, Alejandro Yesaki, Trevor Seymour and Daylin Seymour; and several nieces and nephews.

            Arrangements are with the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.


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Anna Roat Frankish
Canandaigua- Anna Frankish, age 95, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.

          Friends may call Saturday (Jan 26th) from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Reed Corners Federated Church. A Memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Reed Corners Federated Church, 4030 Rte. 247, Canandaigua, NY 14424.
     Anna was the daughter of the late Grover and Idabelle Watkins Roat. She was an active member of the Reed Corners Federated Church, and a former Sunday School teacher there. She was the past-President of the Finger Lakes American Baptist Women’s Ministries and the Reed Corners Federated Church’s Ladies Aid Society. Anna was a member of the Gideon International Ladies’ Auxiliary. She was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of the Rebekah Lodge. Anna had also been a member of the Ontario County Home Bureau. 
          Anna was predeceased by her husband, Herbert J. Frankish in 2003, and her sister, Frances Frankish. 
         She is survived by daughter, Faye (William) Bailey of Schenectady; son, Dale (Donna) Frankish of Reed Corners; four grandchildren, Lorae (Alejandro) Yesaki, Shelby (Edward) Seymour III, Douglas Frankish and Mary (Dave LaFleur) Frankish; three grandchildren, Alejandro Yesaki, Trevor Seymour and Daylin Seymour; and several nieces and nephews.


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Richard G. Williams, Jr.

Seneca Castle- Richard G. Williams, Jr., age 61, died Thursday, January 17, 2013, at the House of John in Clifton Springs.

          Friends may call Monday (Jan. 21st) from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m.at the funeral home. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery.
          Memorial contributions may be made to the House of John, 14 Spring St., Clifton Springs, NY 14432.
         
Dick was the son of the late Richard G. Williams, Sr., and Mary Carey Williams. He had worked for Hemdale Farms for 38 years. He was an avid fisherman and hunter.
          Dick is survived by his wife, Grace Hanvey Williams; one step-son, Roderick (Barbara) Brooks; nephew, Lyle (Darlene) Hanvey; five grandchildren, Justin, John, Jennifer, Michael and Matthew; 8 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Earl (Brenda) Williams, Robert (Deb) Rought, Carl (Renee) Rought and William Rought; six sisters, Sarah (Marshall) Yeoman, Carol (Ray) Rowley, Sharon Rought, Kate Williams, Bobbie Jo Marvin and Cora Marvin; two sisters-in-law: Lois Hanvey and Joyce Wells; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his step-son, Willard John “Bill” Brooks.

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Margaret "Maggie" Bankert

Gorham- Margaret “Maggie” Ross Bankert, age 82, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 at Clifton Springs Hospital Nursing Home.

Friends may call Friday (Jan. 18th) from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home, 2583 E. Main St., Gorham.
A funeral service will be held Saturday (Jan. 19th) at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in  St. Francis Cemetery, Phelps.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Activities Fund, Clifton Springs Nursing Home, 2 Coulter Rd., Clifton Springs, NY 14432.

Maggie was the daughter of the late Clayton and Ellen Bullock Ross. She married George E. Bankert on Sept. 11, 1948 in Phelps. George predeceased her in 2007.

Maggie is survived by three daughters, Kay (Jerry) Coffey of Phelps, NY, Cheryl (Howard) Burger of Pavilion, NY and Marie (Dwayne) Davis of Shortsville, NY; 7 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Patricia (Chuck) Miller and Carol Updyke; one brother, James (Theresa) Ross; brother-in-law, Robert (Sandy) Bankert; sister-in-law, Betty Bankert; and several nieces and nephews.

Maggie was also predeceased by her sister, Ruth (Richard) Alcock, brother, Bob (Josie) Ross; and two brothers-in-law, Thomas Bankert and Paul Bankert.

The Bankert family would like to thank the Clifton Springs Nursing Home staff for their excellent care of Maggie.


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Penn Yan- Rev. Janne Jones Christiansen, age 70, died Saturday (Jan. 12, 2013) surrounded by her loving family.

Friends may call Thursday (Jan. 17th) from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home, 2583 E. Main St., Gorham, NY.  On Saturday (Jan. 19th) friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m.  A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. on Saturday (Jan. 19th) at the funeral home. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, NY, at a future date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Yates County, 1216 Rte. 14A, Penn Yan, NY 14527; or to Heifer Project International, 1 World Ave., Little Rock, Arkansas 72202.

Janne was the daughter of the late Joseph Hibbard Lynch and Madelaine Martha Jones Lynch. She graduated in 1962 from Penn Yan Academy. In 1988, Janne graduated from Keuka College with her B.S. in Social Work. In 1996, she received her Master of Divinity degree from Colgate Rochester  Crozer Divinity School, in Rochester, NY. Janne was the pastor at the Union Congregational United Church of Christ in Hall, NY for five years.

Janne enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed living on Keuka Lake.

Janne is survived by five children: Audrey (Terry Johnson) Christiansen, Dave (Monique) Christiansen, Jr., Matthew Christiansen, Amy (Vince) Christiansen-Volland, Andrea (Joseph) Christiansen-Moose; and eight grandchildren: Brian Christensen and Mitchell Volland, Kailee Christiansen, Marc, Jenna and Devin Christiansen, and Liliana and Brayden Moose; one brother, Thomas (Margaret) Lynch; and several nieces and nephews.



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Geneva- Jesus “Jess” Mansur, age 81, died Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Geneva  General Hospital.

Friends may call Thursday (Jan. 17th) from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home, 2583 E. Main St., Gorham, NY. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the West Lake Road Fire Dept., 5214 West Lake Rd., Geneva, NY 14456.

Jess was born in Havana, Cuba in 1931. He served in the U.S. Army from 1956 – 1957. Jess married Nancy Burgess on April 25, 1970. He retired from GTE Sylvania Phillips in 1987.

Jess is survived by his wife of 42 years, Nancy Burgess Mansur; and several nieces and nephews.


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Barbara L. Monagle

A friend to all

MIDDLESEX — Barb Monagle passed away on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.

Friends may call Friday, January 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday, January 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 13, at 2 p.m. at United Methodist Church in Middlesex. Burial will be in Overackers Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Middlesex Valley Volunteer Ambulance, P.O. Box 1, Middlesex, NY 14507; or Middlesex Hose Co., P.O. Box 145, Middlesex, NY 14507.

Barb was the daughter of the late Richard and Florence Cole Fleischman. She was a graduate of Naples Central School. Barb was employed at Community Bank in Rushville. She was a member of the Middlesex Sirenettes and was involved in many youth sports programs.

Barb is survived by her husband of 40 years, Elmore Monagle; three sons, Scott (Cheryl) Monagle, Daniel Monagle and Craig Monagle; two granddaughters, Emma DeMoire and Mya Davenport; one sister, Deborah Walker; four brothers, Richard (Pat) Fleischman, Michael (Carol) Fleischman, Robert (Linda) Fleishman and Steven (Emily) Fleishman; several cousins, including Dorothy Oswald; and several nieces and nephews.


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James H. Rector

Rushville- James Rector, age 79, passed away January 9, 2013.

Services will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Rushville Hose Co., P.O. Box 51, Rushville, NY 14544; or the American Heart Association, 3500 Winton Place, Suite 4, Rochester, NY 14623. Jim was a graduate of Cohocton Central School and Alfred Tech. He served with the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Jim was a member of the Rushville Hose Co., and the International Union of Operating Engineers, Rochester, NY.

Jim is survived by his wife of 58 years, Marilyn F. Rector; two sons, Darrell (Bonnie) Rector of Rushville and Douglas (Cindy) Rector of Oregon; three grandchildren, Alexander Rector, and Hanna and Alexa Rector; one brother, Ted (Nancy) Rector of Colorado; one sister, Carol (Dave) Curtis of Hemlock; and several nieces and nephews.


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HALL-  Floyd James Tuthill, age 89, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2013, at The Homestead Nursing Home in Penn Yan, NY.
Friends may call Friday (Jan. 11th) from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A graveside committal service will be held in the spring.
Memorial donations may be made to The Homestead, 418 N. Main St., Penn Yan, NY 14527; or the Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456.
Born in Ava, NY, Floyd was the son of the late Stanley and Luella Fox Tuthill. He attended Baldwinsville Academy.
Floyd enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps on Nov. 24, 1942, serving as an Aerial Engineer with the 86th Transport Squad, 8th Air Force. He was decorated with an American Theater Ribbon, a European-African-Middle Eastern Ribbon, with 4 Bronze Stars, a Good Conduct Medal,  3 Overseas Bars, and an AAF Air Crew Member Wings. Floyd was discharged as Sergeant on Oct. 29, 1945.
Floyd worked for G.L.F. (which became Agway) from Nov. 1945, until Feb. 1974. He retired from Seedway in Hall, NY.
Floyd is survived by his son, Roger (Judy) Tuthill of VT, and his daughter, Elizabeth Indivero of Cicero, NY; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
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JAMES HOLCOMB

Gorham/Canandaigua- James Holcomb, age 68, died Friday, January 4, 2013.

Friends may call Monday (Jan. 7th) from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Memorial Service will follow at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gorham Fire Company, P.O. Box 174, Gorham, NY 14461.

Jim was a graduate of Gorham Central School. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1965 to 1969. Jim was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union #1249. He was active in the Union’s Retirement Club. He was a member of the Gorham Fire Company, and the Gorham V.F.W. An avid outdoorsman, Jim enjoyed fishing, hunting and trapping.

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ALTHEA S. BIGHAM

Canandaigua- Althea S. Bigham, age 88, died at her home on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.

Althea was the widow of the late William Arthur Bigham, Sr.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

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Penn Yan – Sharon Lee Parsons, age 68, died at her home, after a long battle with cancer, on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, surrounded by her loving family.

Friends may call Saturday (Jan. 5th) from 11 a.m. until 12 Noon, at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Memorial Service will follow at 12 Noon.

Sharon was the daughter of the late Charles and Gertrude Tears Newell.  She had worked at Penn Yan Boats.

Sharon is survived by her husband of 50 years, Richard L. Parsons; one daughter, Karen (Jeff) Ilnicki; three sons, Arthur (Brenda) Parsons, James (Lori) Parsons and Randy (Melissa) Parsons; 17 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one sister, Barbara Hancock; and one brother, Larry (Judy) Newell
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She was predeceased by two sisters, Beverly Gilbert and Linda Newell, and one brother, Richard Newell.
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Penn Yan- Jack Johncox, 74, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, Dec. 28, 2012.

Friends may call Friday (Jan. 4th) from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Memorial Service will follow at 4 p.m. Rev. Thomas Wunder will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Penn Yan Area Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 227 Main St., Penn Yan, NY 14527.

Jack was the son of the late Vern and Francis Ingram Johncox. He owned and operated AJ’s Power Equipment in Bellona. Jack loved his wife and family and will be dearly missed. He was a NASCAR fan, and also loved his lawn and Fords. He loved and is missed by his dogs, Sassy and Mia.

Jack is survived by his wife of 56 years, Anna Jensen Johncox;

six children, Debra (Keith) VanGelder, Donald (Patty) Johncox, Denise Johncox, Dawn Johncox, Douglas Johncox and Diana Johncox;

10 grandchildren, Sarah (James) Manchester, Kerry Van Gelder, Julie Van Gelder, Johnna Johncox, Gavin McGrath, Catherine Woolaver, BrianWoolaver, Jared Johncox, Jordyn Johncox and Morgan Johncox; 9 great-grandchildren, Ashtyn Manchester, Analece Kopecki, Trea Kopecki, Aubrianna Van Gelder, Ilyssa Knickerbocker, Phoenix Christensen, Brooklyn Christensen, Lauryn and Isabella;

7 siblings, Audrey Smith, Dot (Edward) Pool, Jackie (Burton) Ellis, Joann (Raymond) Spencer, Mary (Si) Travis, Carolyn Gillam and Joyce Clark;

brothers and sisters-in-law, Leonard and Janice Jensen, Lyle and Emma Jensen and Joan Colf ; and many nieces and nephews.

Jack was predeceased by his granddaughter, Jilisa Johncox,
and three siblings, Vern Johncox , Betty Weisschadel and Aubrey “Bud” Johncox.
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ROBERT W. ROBSON

STANLEY- Robert W. Robson, age 78, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully on Thursday night (Dec. 21, 2012) after a short illness.

Honoring the family’s wishes, there will be no prior calling hours. A Memorial Service will be held at Seneca #9 Presbyterian Church on Thursday (Dec. 27th) at 10 A.M.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Seneca Presbyterian Church, 4414 Number Nine Rd., Stanley, NY 14561; or to the Little Church Cemetery Association, c/o Joseph Shail, Jr., P.O. Box 121, Hall, NY 14463.

Bob was born January 10, 1934 in Stanley, the son of Walter and Harriet Robson. He graduated from Gorham Central School.  Bob married Janet L. Kisner in February, 1957. For 35 years Bob farmed the Robson family farm on Little Church Road. In 1975, he received the Century Farm Award, given by then Governor Hugh Carey. After retiring from farming in 1987, Bob went to work for the Buildings and Grounds Department, with Ontario County for 15 years.
Bob enjoyed being active in his church and community. He served on several boards at Seneca Number Nine Presbyterian Church, including Elders and Trustees. He was president of the Seneca Number Nine Cemetery Association, and also served on the Little Church Cemetery Association for 50 years; and was recognized by New York State for his dedication and service.

Bob served for 23 years on the Hall and Marcus Whitman School Boards. He was an original member, who worked on the school merger. He served on the original Water Committee for the Town of Seneca. He was also a member of several community organizations: Gorham Rotary, Hall Fire Department, Farm Bureau, Hall Card Club, and Monday Nigh Foursome card club. Bob loved local history and genealogy. He was an avid collector of historical post cards depicting local communities.

Bob was loved and will be dearly missed by his wife of 55 years, Janet; two sons, Mark (Joan Angell) Robson of Hall and Michael (Debbie) Robson of Stanley; one daughter, Amy (Andrew) Perry of Geneva; six grandchildren, Sarah, Matt, Molly and Megan Robson, and Jacob and Angelina Perry; one great-grandson, Noah Hildreth. He is also survived by one sister, Janet Woodworth, and several nieces and nephews.


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Ronald G. Harris

Gorham- Ron Harris, 82, passed away on  December 15, 2012.

Visitation will be Saturday (Dec. 22nd) from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A memorial service will follow at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the charity of your choice.

Ron was born in Gorham, the son of the late George and Florence Huff Harris. He was a dairy and crop farmer until he suffered a stroke in 1999. He had been very active in the American Dairy Association. Ron was a  Town Councilman and Justice of the Peace for the Town of Gorham for many years. He enjoyed sports and was on his high school basketball team.

Ron is survived by one daughter, Cynthia Harris Spencer; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and other family and friends.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Clare Harris; sons, Terry and Bruce Harris; and grandson, John Frasca.

The family of Ron Harris wishes to thank the staff of the Ontario County Health Facility for the excellent care that he received over the past years.

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WILLIAM F. “BILL” BERRY

Middlesex- Bill Berry, age 75, died Saturday (Dec. 8, 2012) at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Visitation will be Monday (Dec. 10th) from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham; followed by a funeral service at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Thomas Wunder will officiate. Burial will be in Overackers Cemetery, at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456.

Bill retired from Agway Corp. in 1995. He worked for Dick Hilton and drove for A&E Transport for two years.

Bill is survived by four children, Roger Lead, Henry Lead, Mary Lou (Bob) Jones and Barbara (John) Bailey; 20 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara (Leonard) Bolton and Mickey (Ron) Dowen; one brother, James (Mena) Berry; and several nieces and nephews.


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Hall- Judson J. Ransom, Jr., age 75, of Wilson Rd., died Monday, December 3, 2012, at the home of his daughter, surrounded by his loving family.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday (Dec. 8th) at 1 p.m. at the Union Congregational United Church of Christ in Hall.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Steeple Fund, United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 56, Hall, NY 14463; or to the Clifton Springs Hospital Oncology Center, 2 Coulter Rd., Clifton Springs, NY 14432.

Jud was born in Prattsburg, NY, the son of the late Judson, Sr. and Clara Kennedy Ransom. He retired from Garlock Company in Palmyra in 1992, after 36 years of service. After retirement, Jud worked for the Sugar Shack blueberry patch for several years. He enjoyed hunting, woodworking and spending time with his family.

Jud is survived by his wife of 56 years, Patricia Hudson Ransom; three children, Randy (Kim) Ransom, Sharlyn (Anthony) Secor and Ricky Ransom; nine grandchildren, Brandy (Jason) Cooper, Jason (Dee) Cooley, Billy (Mandi) Ransom, Shannon Trottier, Kristopher (Jess) Frisbee, Sean Ransom, Kellilyn (Jerry Proctor) Cooley, Tonie Secor and Amanda (Dan) Miller; several great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ruth (Wallace) Minns and LaVerna Roe; aunt, Shirley Burnisky; lifelong friend, Clifford (Marian) Nielson; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Jud was predeceased by his grandson-in-law, Christopher Trottier, in 2012 and his brother-in-law, Donald Roe, in 2009 .


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Canandaigua – Carl Chauncey Hubbard, age 83, peacefully passed away on November 27, 2012 in Zephyrhills, Florida.
            Friends may attend the viewing on Saturday (Dec. 1st) from 10 to 11:00 A.M. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home, 2583 E. Main St. , Gorham, NY . A funeral service will follow at 11:00 at the funeral home. A short graveside service will be held at Sand Hill Cemetery at 12 noon on Saturday (Dec. 1st).
            Memorial contributions may be made to Gulf Side Regional Hospice Care Center, 5760 Dean Dairy Rd., Zephyrhills, Florida 33541; www.grhospice.org
            Carl served in the United States Army during 1948 and 1949 in the 9th Artillery Division in Camp Kilmer, New Jersey. He attained the rank of Specialist First Class before receiving an Honorable Discharge.
            Carl was known as “Hub” to most of his friends. He retired as a Thoroughbred horse trainer, and from his horse tack business twenty years ago. His business was very active at the Finger Lakes Race Track in Canandaigua, NY; Hialeah Race Track in Hialeah , Florida ; Gulf Stream Park in Hallandale Beach , Florida ; and Tampa Bay Downs in Tampa , Florida .
            He was married to Onnolee Ross (nee Hopkins ) in 2004 in Las Vegas , Nevada . They resided in Canandaigua, NY in the summer and in Zephyrhills, FL in the winter.
            Carl leaves his wife, Onnolee Hubbard, and his son, Ronald Hubbard. He also leaves his step-children, Jud and Patricia Ransom, Karl and Linda Albrecht, Linda Lockhart, Freddie Albrecht, William and Nancy Bortel and David and Judy Houston. He also had numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

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GENEVA- Patricia Ann Rasmussen, age 73, died unexpectedly Sunday (Nov. 25, 2012) at Geneva General Hospital.

Friends may call Thursday (Nov. 29th) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.

 A Funeral Service will be on Friday (Nov. 30th) at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Little Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1400 North Winton Rd., Rochester, NY 14610-0609.

Pat was the daughter of the late Joseph and Agnes Stahl Commesso. She was a 1956 graduate of DeSales High School, and a 1957 graduate of Rochester Business Institute.

Pat is survived by her husband, Donald Rasmussen; three children, Kathleen (Matt) Jones, David (Susan) Rasmussen and Mark (Terri) Rasmussen; nine grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one sister, Marie Lord; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one daughter, Cynthia Rasmussen.
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CARL SNYDER

STANLEY- Carlton “Carl” F. Snyder, age 61, died unexpectedly Sunday (Nov. 25, 2012) at F.F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua.

Friends may call Wednesday (Nov. 28th) from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham; and Thursday (Nov. 29th) from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Bethel Baptist Church in Gorham. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the church on Thursday (Nov. 29th). Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Epilepsy and PRALID Foundation of Rochester, 2 Townline Circle, Rochester, NY 14623.

Carl is survived by his mother, Loretta Snyder Frank; his son, Timothy (Courtney) Snyder Coffey; grandson, Blake Coffey; four siblings, Donald Snyder, Ann (Robert) Grove, Jim (Darlene) Snyder and Edward Snyder; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.


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Clifton Springs – Ann L. Eider, age 73, died Tuesday, November 20, 2012, as the result of a motor vehicle accident.

Friends may call Friday (Nov. 30th) from 5-8 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham, NY.  Funeral services will be held at the Clifton Springs United Methodist Church on Saturday (Dec. 1st) at 10 a.m.  Rev. Lynn Spence will officiate.  Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Flight Central, 2420 Brickyard Rd., Canandaigua, NY 14424.

Ann was the daughter of the late Herman and Margaret Parcels Swarthout.  She married Roger L. Eider, June 28, 1958 at the Seneca Castle United Methodist Church.  Ann retired from the Clifton Springs Hospital in 2008.  She was a member of the Clifton Springs United Methodist Church and the Hall Card Club.

Ann is survived by her husband, Roger L. Eider; two daughters, Penny Eider and JoAnn (Douglas) Mowery; one son, Richard (Liza) Eider; three grandchildren,  Chris Mowery, Daniel Mowery  and Connor Eider; one brother, Larry (Sandi) Swarthout; and several nieces and nephews. 

She was predeceased by two brothers, William Warren and Kenneth Russell Swarthout.



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Gorham- Lloyd W. Rogers, age 88, entered into eternal rest with our Heavenly Father on  November 17, 2012.

Friends may call Monday (Nov. 19th) from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday (Nov. 20th) at 11 a.m. at St. Theresa’s Church in Stanley. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Theresa’s Church, 210 Keuka St., Penn Yan, NY 14527; the Stanley-Hall-Gorham Ambulance, P.O. Box 201, Gorham, NY 14461; or the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

A lifelong resident of Gorham, NY, he was the loving and devoted husband of Betty Rogers, and father of Dr. Daniel (Dianne) Rogers of Erie, PA, Patricia (Dr. James) Maressa of Newark, NY and Kathleen (Phillip) Knapp of Romulus, NY. He had six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Lloyd is also survived by three sisters-in-law, Margaret Rogers of Penn Yan, NY, Joanne Kindelberger of Stanley, NY and Patricia (Fred) Searles of South Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.

The son of Mabel and Daniel Rogers, Lloyd was born in Potter, NY. He was predeceased by three brothers, Frank, Ralph and Harold Rogers and one sister, Mildred Hey.

A veteran of World War II, he proudly served his country as a US Marine for 3 years as a tail gunner on a B 25 bomber with 48 combat missions in the Pacific Theater. During this time he earned two Distinguished Flying Crosses and 7 Air Medals.

Lloyd was employed as Superintendent of Building and Grounds by Marcus Whitman (Gorham ) schools for 33 years. He was a member of the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign War, the Gorham Historical Society, and was a charter member of the George W. Bush WW II memorial.


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Rushville- Lee E. Whipple, Sr., age 89, of Loomis Rd. died Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at Hospeace House in Naples, NY.

Friends may call Saturday, November 17, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family at Rushville Cemetery.

Lee retired from Crossman Arms in 1990.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Lakes Office, 1400 N. Winton Rd. Rochester, NY 14610-0609

Lee is survived by his wife, Lillian; four sons, Lee Jr., Larry (Vicki),
Leonard (Sharron) and Leroy Whipple; three step-daughters, Brenda (Dan) Gates, Cheryl (Randy) Smith, Darlene (Tom) Johnson; one step-son Ted (Sheri) Webb;
twenty grandchildren, sixty great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren.
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Flint/Halfmoon- Katherine Foote Gotts, age 100, formerly of Flint, died October 30, 2012 at the Hoosick Falls Health Center after a long illness.

A funeral service will be held at the Aloquin/Flint United Methodist Church on Saturday (Nov. 3rd) at 11 a.m. Calling hours will be from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will follow at Sand Hill Cemetery.

Those wishing to remember Katherine in a special way may send a contribution to the Aloquin/Flint United Methodist Church, 2760 Rt. 5 & 20, Stanley, NY 14561.

Born Sept. 27, 1912 in Geneva, NY, Katherine was the daughter of the late John and Florence (Condit) Foote. She moved to Flint as a child and lived there until 2004, when she became a resident at the Hoosick Falls Health Center.
Katherine was a member of the Aloquin/Flint Methodist Church for 85 years. She loved to sing and was a member of the church choir for many years. Katherine was the church organist in the Flint Methodist Church for a period of time. She was also a member of the United Methodist Women and the Home Bureau. Katherine enjoyed doing crafts, embroidery and word search puzzles. She loved to play board games, especially dominoes and UNO and played them with her family at the age of 99 years. In her later years her grandchildren were the joy of her life.

Katherine was the devoted mother of her daughter, Barbara (Ted) Hahn of Halfmoon, NY; beloved grandmother of Linda (Richard) Kent of Sharon, VT, Cynthia Hahn of Newton Centre, MA, and Kathleen (Joseph) Zola of Hamilton, NJ; great-grandmother of Bethany Kent, Brian (Katie) Kent, Benjamin Zola and Justine Zola; and sister-in-law of Ina Campbell of Flint, NY. She also had several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Katherine was the beloved wife of the late Harold Gotts. They were married for 75 years. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a sister, Mildred Horton, and a brother, William Foote.

The family would like to thank the compassionate staff at the Hoosick Falls Health Center for the loving care they provided Katherine over the past eight years. The family also appreciated the support received from the Community Hospice of Rensselaer County over the past year.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.

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Penn Yan – Janet P. Fritz, age 78, passed away Sunday (Oct. 28, 2012), surrounded by her loving family.

A Memorial service will be held Saturday (Nov. 3rd) at 1 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of Yates County, 1216 Rte. 14A, Penn Yan, NY 14527.

Janet was the daughter of the late Lynn and Carla Christensen Ross. On Jan. 27, 1951, she married Paul “Don” Fritz. Janet was a full-time homemaker who enjoyed her family and friends, and especially enjoyed the Wednesday Morning Social Club in Canandaigua. An animal lover, she also enjoyed shopping.

Janet is survived by her husband of 61 years, “Don” Fritz, Sr.; four children, Paul Donald “Joe” (Carol) Fritz, Jr. of FL, Patricia (Dale) Stahlman of Penn Yan, Roger (Catherine) Fritz of Bellona, and Karl (Dort Amidon) Fritz of Penn Yan; Michael’s fiancée , Phyllis Ender of NH; 12 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Janet was pre-deceased by one son, Michael Fritz, in 2011.



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Canandaigua- Harold Higgins, age 75, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at F.F.Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua.

Friends may call Thursday (Nov. 1st) from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will follow at 6 p.m.

Memorial contributions: Living Waters Ministries, Circle C Ranch, 10451 Ashcraft Rd., Delevan, NY 14042-9664.

Harold retired from Huntsman Products, in Macedon.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Van Hooft Higgins; four children, John Higgins, Wendy (Jason) Rush, Richard (Lisa) Higgins and Rhonda Higgins; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brother, Charles (Joan) Higgins; sister, Dorothy Carmody; brother-in-law, Bernard (Sarah) Van Hooft; nieces and nephews.


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Penn Yan- Ronald C. Long, age 76, of Pre-Emption Rd., died peacefully Friday, October 26, 2012, surrounded by his loving family.

Friends may call Monday (Oct. 29th) from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will be held Tuesday (Oct. 30th) at 11 a.m. at the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Bellona. Rev. Amy Loving will officiate. Burial will be in the Bellona Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456; the Bellona Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 84, Bellona, NY 14415; or the Memorial Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 89, Bellona, NY 14415.

Ron was the son of the late Charles and Alice Stetzel Long. Ron graduated from Penn Yan Academy in 1954, and from Alfred State College in 1957. He held the high-scoring record on the Alfred State basketball team for several years. Ron continued his enthusiasm for sports throughout his life. He enjoyed golf, slow-pitch, basketball, Nascar, the Yankees and the Buffalo Bills. Ron always had a funny story to tell, and knew how to keep people smiling.

Ron was a former cash-crop farmer He loved farming, but his milk hauling business was taking up too much of his life, so he had to get out of farming, and put all his efforts into trucking. Ron was currently the owner and operator of Long Milk Hauler’s, Inc.

Ron was a life member of the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Bellona, where he had served as an elder and trustee. Active in his community, Ron had served on the Benton Town Board for 25 years. He was also a former member of the Board of Education for the Penn Yan Central School District.  He formerly served on the Board of Directors for the Savings Bank of the Finger Lakes, and for the Sugar Beet Co-Op. Ron was currently a member of the Elks Club, and was the President of the Bellona Cemetery Association.

Ron had great passion in all of his undertakings. While on the Benton Town Board, he was determined to get a town water system in, which is now enjoyed by Benton residents. Whenever something needed to be done at the Bellona Church, he always put his expertise in action to get things done.

Ron and his wife loved to travel, and enjoyed many winters in Florida.
When they bought a place in the Bridge Point Condominiums, in Punta Gorda, Florida, the people there, knowing Ron’s background, elected him to be President of their Association.

Ron is survived by his loving wife, Kristin; two daughters, Ronda (Mark) Stokoe and Karen (Robert) Walker; one son, Charles “Chuck” (Christine) Long; one step-daughter, Colleen George; six grandchildren, Matthew (Brandi) Long, Lindsay Long, Alyssa (Clayton) Knowlton, Tyler Stokoe, Scott Walker and Ashley Walker; two-step-grandchildren, Jesse Cramer and Vanessa Cramer; two great-grandchildren, Caden and Logan Long; two brothers, Larry (Willa) Long and Lynn (Rosemary) Long; several nieces and nephews; and by his dog, Lollypop.

Ron was predeceased by his first wife, Nancy S. Long.



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CATHERINE “KAY” ALLOCCO

Canandaigua- Kay Allocco, age 90, passed away peacefully on Oct. 12, 2012.

Friends may call at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home, 2583 E. Main St., Gorham from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday (Oct. 16th). Her life will be celebrated during her Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Church, Canandaigua, Wednesday (Oct. 17th) at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Theresa’s Cemetery, Stanley.

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Mt. Carmel House, 4 Planet St., Rochester, NY 14606.

Kay was born at home on Huff Hill in Hornby, NY. She raised her family in Rochester, before retiring as an LPN from Monroe Community Hospital and moving to Crystal Beach, Gorham, in 1978.

Kay professed vows as a Lay Carmelite in 1997, and was a member of the Holy Rosary Society.

She is survived by sons, Thomas (Vicki), David (Janet), Edward, and William (Teresa); 11 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister, Anne (Ed) Bart; sister-in-law, Marilyn Duvall, and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by parents, Arthur and Margaret (Strehl) Duvall, brothers, Paul and John Duvall, and daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Allocco.


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DONALD E. CAPOZZI, SR.

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend

Rushville- Donald Capozzi, Sr., age 70, went home to Jesus, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012.

Friends may call Monday (Oct. 15th) from 3 to 4 p.m. at Zion Fellowship, 5188 Bristol Rd., Canandaigua. A Memorial Service will follow at 4 p.m.
Friends may also celebrate Don’s life Wednesday (Oct. 17th) 7 p.m. at Oasis Christian Fellowship, 2070 Five Mile Line Rd., Penfield, NY 14526. A reception will follow.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to his wife, Michelle, 338 Rte. 247, Rushville, NY 14544.

Don was the son of the late Anthony and Beatrice Capozzi. He was a member and elder of Oasis Fellowship.

Don is survived by his wife of 49 years, Michelle Howard Capozzi; five children, Donald (Laurie) Capozzi, Jr. of TN, Kenneth (Michelle) Capozzi of Pittsford, Michelle (Gary) Garlock of Canandaigua, Jeneane (Joshua) Sonoga of W.VA. and Yvonne Capozzi of Rushville; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Anthony C. Capozzi, Jr. and David (Sally) Helfer; mother-in-law, Minnie Howard;  uncles, nieces, nephews and sisters and brothers-in-law.

He was predeceased by his sister, Jeanette Bickel.


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Penn Yan- Katherine A. Taylor Bowker, age 73, of The Homestead, died peacefully with her friends who helped her.

There will be a private family service only.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Arc of Yates, 235 North Ave., Penn Yan, NY 14527, serving folks with disabilities.

Katherine was born in Olyphant, PA, the daughter of the late Desmond and Gertrude Moore Taylor. Raised in Geneva, NY, she graduated from DeSales High School in 1957, noted as a “Real Student”, “Individualist”, “Graceful Charm”, “Loved Pizza” and a “Blues Chaser”. Katherine later graduated from Cornell University and worked in New York City. She worked in several libraries, and loved to read and walk.

Katherine is predeceased by her brothers, Kevin Taylor, R. James  Taylor; and her favorite pet dog, Mikey.

She is survived by her sister-in-law, Shirley Taylor; nieces, Katherine Wells, Brenda (Bill) Dueck; nephews, Mitchell Taylor and James (Cheryl) Taylor; great-nieces and nephews, Khya, Angie, Jeffrey, Joshua, Rachael, Sam, Jamie and Justin; and cousins in Colorado and Pennsylvania.


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INEZ IRENE HEROD

Loving wife, mother and grandmother

Stanley- Inez Herod, age 93, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at her home.

Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Finger Lakes Visiting Nurse Service; the Gorham Historical Society; and the Gorham Free Library.

Inez was born in Strong, Maine, the daughter of the late Montell and Bessie Gray. She married Milford “Milt” Herod in 1938. She was very dedicated to her family, and enjoyed reading, gardening and preserving various foods. She was a member of the NY Farm Bureau.

Inez is survived by five children, Walter “Walt” Herod of Florida, Alma (George) Harford of Stanley, Alicia “Jeanne” Flook of Gorham, Gordon (Patricia) Herod of Stanley and Anita (John) Kriese of Branchport; 17 grandchildren; several great- and great-great-grandchildren; and her special cat friend, “Tiny”.

Inez was predeceased by her son, Arthur “Artie” Herod in 1968, and her husband, “Milt” in 1996, and her granddaughter, Elizabeth.


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INEZ  HEROD
Loving wife, mother and grandmother

Stanley- Inez Herod, age 93, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at her home.

Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Finger Lakes Visiting Nurse Service, 756 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456; or to the Gorham Historical Society.

Inez was born in Maine, the daughter of the late Montell and Bessie Gray. She married Milford “Milt” Herod in 1938. She was very dedicated to her family, and enjoyed reading, gardening and preserving various foods. She was a member of the NY Farm Bureau.

Inez is survived by five children, Walter “Walt” Herod of Florida, Alma (George) Harford of Stanley, Alicia “Jeanne” Flook of Gorham, Gordon (Patricia) Herod of Stanley and Anita (John) Kriese of Branchport; 17 grandchildren; several great- and great-great-grandchildren; and her special cat friend, “Tiny”.

Inez was predeceased by her son, Arthur “Artie” Herod in 1968, and her husband, “Milt” in 1996, and her granddaughter, Elizabeth.



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GORHAM- Alice Parsons, age 93, died Wednesday (Oct. 3, 2012).

Friends may call Friday (Oct. 5th) from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home, 2583 E. Main St., Gorham, and Saturday (Oct. 6th) from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Bethel Baptist Church; followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethel Baptist Church, P.O. Box 84, Gorham, NY 14461.

Alice was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Gorham. She was a sweet, loving person who enjoyed her family. She liked to cook, garden and do puzzles and needlepoint.

She is survived by her son, Bruce (Donna) Parsons of Newark; four grandchildren, Timothy (Paula) Parsons, Elaine Parsons, Greg Parsons and Kristi (Doug) Crouse; three great-grandchildren, Renee, Tori and Michael Parsons; two step-grandchildren, Kelli (Frank) Giordano and Julie Lannon; two step-great-grandchildren, Ben and Thomas Giordano; one sister-in-law, Shirley (Don) Hurlburt; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Claude Parsons; and by one daughter; and two sons, Clarence and Claudie.



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ELAINE COLF

Canandaigua- Elaine Colf, 81, passed away Saturday (Sept. 29, 2012).

Friends may call Monday (Oct. 1st) from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home, 2583 E. Main St., Gorham, NY. A funeral service will be held Tuesday (Oct. 2nd) at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Elaine was the daughter of the late Frederick and Mabel Gerlinger Schramm. She had been a cashier at Finger Lakes Race Track.

Elaine enjoyed playing euchre and marbles. She was also a bird watcher and loved sunflowers.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, James R. Colf, Sr.; three children, James R. Colf, Jr., Leon (Brenda) Colf and Margo (Steven) Palma; 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; sister, Phyllis Badger; and several brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Elaine was predeceased by two brothers, Otto and John Schramm; and one sister, Betty Wyffles.


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CHRISTOPHER TROTTIER

STANLEY- Christopher Robert Trottier, age 28, died Thursday (Sept. 27, 2012) as a result of a motorcycle accident.

Friends may call Tuesday (Oct. 2nd) from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will be held Wednesday (Oct. 3rd) at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions are requested to  “Fund for Christopher Trottier’s Children”, c/o Chase Bank, 130 S. Main St., Canandaigua, NY 14424.

Christopher attended Marcus Whitman Central School. He served in the U.S. Army from 2005 until 2011, serving tours of duty in both Iraq and Afghanistan. He was employed at AAI Corp.

Christopher is survived by his wife, Shannon Cooley Trottier; two children, Cadence and Collin Trottier; his parents, Robert Trottier, and Deborah (Brian) Kluss; three brothers, Micheal (Darcie) Taylor, Jonathan Trottier and Trevor Munsee; two sisters, Desiree Munsee and Brandi Johnson; father-in-law, Paul (Kathryn) Cooley; mother-in-law, Sharlyn (Anthony) Secor; brother-in-law, Jason (Daria) Cooley; sister-in-law, Kellilyn (Jerry Proctor) Cooley; Shannon’s grandparents, Judson and Pat Ransom and Doris Cooley; and several nieces and nephews.



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ELEANOR  AFFLECK

“Miss Ellie”

Canandaigua/Hall- Eleanor K. Affleck, age 91, formerly of 80 Parrish Street, passed away on Wednesday (Sept. 26th), after a brief illness.

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be at the Union Congregational United Church of Christ, in Hall, NY, on Sunday, October 14th at 1:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Union Congregational UCC, P.O. Box 56, Hall, NY 14463; Cardiac Rehabilitation Scholarship Fund, Thompson Health, 350 Parrish St., Canandaigua, NY 14424; or Happy Tails, P.O. Box 682, Canandaigua, NY 14424.

Eleanor was born in 1920, to the late Alexander and Mary (Rennie) Kirkpatrick of Hall. Both her parents were Scottish immigrants. She graduated from Geneva High School in 1938, and from Park Avenue Hospital School of Nursing in Rochester in 1945. Eleanor married Robert Whyte Affleck, of Gorham, on April 27, 1946. She worked for many years as an RN and secretary for the late Dr. Martin J. Coyne, a surgeon and general practitioner in Geneva.

Eleanor was an active, lifelong member of Union Congregational United Church of Christ, in Hall. She served as church treasurer for many years, and was a deacon at the time of her death. Eleanor was an eleven-year participant and volunteer with the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Thompson Health. She also was a former volunteer at Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion, and a former member of the Canandaigua Garden Club.

Eleanor loved to dance, travel (especially cruises) and spend time with her family and friends. At age 85, she and her daughter went to Scotland and visited the small town where her grandparents lived. It was a trip she especially cherished. She will be remembered by many for her positive outlook, her sense of humor and her ready smile.

She is survived by son, Thomas R. Affleck (Dawn Frank); daughter, Kathie Affleck; grandson, Thomas B. Affleck; nephew, Todd Smith (Mary Lou Garrett) and her beloved granddog,Jessie. In addition to many friends and extended family, she is also survived by Cheryl Yautzy Ray (Geno Angelidis), who was like a daughter; and special friend, Betty Dibble.

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased, in 1996, by her husband of 49 years; her sister, Elizabeth Smith in 2009; and by Charles Yautzy, her good friend and traveling companion, in 2010.

The family would like to thank all the staff at the OCHF for the loving care they provided to our Mom during the last 3 weeks of her life.


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Helen L. Jensen


Geneva- Helen L. Jensen, age 98, passed away Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 at Geneva Living Center North.

Friends and family may call on Monday (Sept. 24th) from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Seneca #9 Presbyterian Church. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Seneca #9 Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Seneca #9 Presbyterian Church, 4414 Number Nine Rd., Stanley, NY 14561; or to the Activities Dept., Geneva Living Center North, 196 North St., Geneva, NY 14456.

Helen was born in Geneva in 1914. She was the daughter of the late John and Josephine Christensen. Helen graduated from Geneva High School in 1932. After high school she worked as a waitress and housekeeper for Beckers Hotel and Restaurant in the Old Forge, NY, area.
Helen was a member of Seneca #9 Presbyterian Church, and was active in the Ruth Watson Class. She was a dedicated mother and grandmother and a life-long homemaker.

Helen is survived by her daughter, Linda Jensen of Geneva; four sons, Norman (Leann) Jensen of Candor, NY, Alan (Karen) Jensen of Geneva, Frederick Jensen of Geneva and Neil (Isabelle) Jensen of Stanley; one sister, Lucia Ross of North Creek, NY; five grandchildren, Seth (Ren¢ee) Jensen, Matthew (Melinda) Jensen, Sarah (Andy Mussack) Jensen, Lindsey Jensen and Megan Jensen; two step-grandchildren, Stuart Mitchell and Jennifer (Clinton) Mitchell Judd; 7 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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MARJORIE BROWN POTTER

Stanley- Marjorie Brown Potter, age 88, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, in Virginia.

Friends may call Friday (Sept. 21st) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Memorial Service will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Stanley-Hall-Gorham Ambulance, P.O. Box 41, Gorham, NY 14461; or the Ontario County Humane Society, P.O. Box 682, Canandaigua, NY 14424.

Marjorie was born in Wisconsin. She was retired from the Geneva City School District. Marjorie was predeceased first by her  husband of 43 years, Floyd “Bill” Brown, and then by her husband of 13 years, Elton “Dutch” Potter.

Marjorie was very active in her community. She was a member of the Town of Seneca Historical Society and the Hall Embroidery Circle.  Marjorie was a member and officer of the Order of the Eastern Star, Fenogowone- Canandaigua –Victor Lodge #454; and a former Grand Representative and former President of the Eastern General Committee. She was a member and officer of the Danish Sisterhood, Ingrid Lodge #172; and of the Gorham  Rebekah Lodge # 220, having been Noble Grand in 2011. Marjorie was also a member of the Waupaca, Wisconsin, Historical Society.

Marjorie is survived by two daughters, Shirley Ann Doney of Massachusetts, and Jeanne R. Brown of Virginia; two sisters and two brothers, Alice Stoltzman, Janet Rader, Richard (Beverly) Mykel  and William (Laura) Mykel, all of Wisconsin; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Marian Minton.


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Howard Ernhout

Middlesex- Howard Stephen Ernhout, 91, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 14. 2012, at the home of his son, Stephen, in Middlesex, NY.
A service of remembrance will be held Saturday, Sept. 29th at 2 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home, 2583 E. Main St., Gorham, NY.  Members of the James F. Moore Memorial V.F.W. Post #8726 will provide full military honors.

Donations in Howard’s memory may be made to the Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456; or the Southern Tier Hospice and Palliative Care, 11751 East Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830-3657.

Howard was born to Stephen H. Ernhout and Grace (Cahill) Ernhout in New Milford, NY. The family moved to Bellvale, NY in 1934. Howard joined the Army in 1939, and prior to World  War II was stationed with the 72nd Coast Artillery at Fort Randolph, Panama, achieving the rank of sergeant.  During the war, he served meritoriously with the 119th Regiment of the 30th Infantry Division, 1st and 9th Armies. During World War II, the 119th saw continuous fighting in operation Cobra and Battle of the Bulge, among others. He received several accommodations, including the Purple Heart, Bronze and Silver Star.

Howard returned to Bellvale and married Helen Marie Schmick on February 24, 1946. Together they operated the Ernhout Poultry Farm for 35 years, and there raised their three children, Stephen, Paul and Karen. After retiring, Howard and Helen moved upstate to a cottage on Waneta Lake in Steuben County. Howard was predeceased by Helen, his wife of 66 years, who passed away this January at the age of 85. He was also predeceased by his siblings, Phillip (Margaret) Walsh, Edward Ernhout, Charles Ernhout, and Marjorie (William) Schmik and granddaughter, Hayley Ernhout.

Howard had a likeable and friendly nature. He was a successful farmer and businessman, who developed and honed his building skills. His home was always open to friends and neighbors, and Howard was always there to lend a hand to help with a repair or building project. He loved all sports; playing baseball for the American Legion League and boxing in the Army. Howard was a member of the Mead-Price American Legion Post #1208 in Wayne, NY; and was a Charter and Life Member of the V.F.W, Warwick Valley Post # 4662.

Howard is lovingly remembered by his daughter, Karen (Mark Connell) Ernhout of Scott, NY; sons, Stephen Ernhout of Middlesex, NY, and Paul (Anita) Ernhout of Tyrone, NY; grandchildren, Ryan (Jenna) Ernhout, Carrie (John Forde) Ernhout, Mariah (Patrick) Fegley, Chelsea Ernhout, Mattie (Trevor) Sutherland, Adrienne (Cody) Hall, Ethan Ernhout and Nolan Ernhout; and one great-grandchild, Blake Levi Sutherland. He is also survived by one brother, Donald Ernhout of Sparks, NV; sister-in-law, Helen Ernhout, of New Milford, NY; special nephew, Lous Schmick (and his wife, Nadine) of Beaver Dams, NY; and aunt, Irene Cahill, of Warwick, NY, as well as many other nieces and nephews.


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Kenneth Weeks


STANLEY -  Kenneth E. Weeks, age 71, died Sept. 1, 2012.

A graveside memorial service will be held Saturday (Sept. 29th) at 11 a.m. at Gorham Cemetery, with military honors by the Canandaigua American Legion Post.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Stanley-Hall-Gorham Ambulance, P.O. Box 41, Gorham, NY 14461.

Kenneth was the son of the late John and Alice Maney Weeks.
He graduated from Gorham Central School and FLCC. He served in the U.S. Army and then the Navy for 20 years, aboard the USS Pharris. Kenneth was retired from the V.A. Medical Center in Canandaigua. He was a life member of the Canandaigua V.F.W. Post #7414; and a member of the Canandaigua American Legion Post # 256.

He is survived by his sister, Helen Gebo; two great-nieces, Alice Newman and Caroline Bennett; and six great-great-nieces and one great-great-nephew.

He was predeceased by his niece, Pamela Hill Mack and his brother, James H. Weeks.


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Richard H. “Dick” Frarey

STANLEY - Richard H. “Dick” Frarey, 81, died Monday (Sept. 10, 2012).
       
Friends may call Thursday (Sept. 13th) from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Little Church Cemetery.
        
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456; or to Clifton Springs Hospital, 2 Coulter Rd., Clifton Springs, NY 14432.
        
Dick was the son of the late Harry and Elsie Stearman Frarey. He graduated from Gorham Central School in 1949. Dick served in the U.S. Air Force for four years during the Korean War.
       
Dick worked for Town of Hopewell Highway Department and then for the Keeney Construction in Canandaigua. He was the Highway Superintendent for the Town of Seneca for 15 years, retiring in 1987. Dick was also a Town of Seneca Councilman for 12 years. After retirement, Dick worked for 15 years at the Big Lots store in Canandaigua, and at the Clifton Springs Hospital.
       
Dick was a member of the Seneca Castle United Methodist Church. He loved his family and friends, and adored his grandchildren. Dick also loved outdoor activities and being with people. He loved life.
      
  Dick is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mary Perthel Frarey; two sons, Thomas (Kim) Frarey and John Frarey; two grandchildren, Samuel and Hannah Frarey; sister, Beverly Schaff; sister-in-law, Shirley (Rick) Larsen; and brother-in-law, Jerry (Kathy) Perthel; and several nieces and nephews.


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CAROLYN PARKS

Canandaigua- Carolyn R. Parks, age 80, died Sept. 5, 2012.

Per her wishes, there will be no formal funeral service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Crosswinds Wesleyan Church, 3360 Middle Cheshire Rd.,  Canandaigua, NY 14424.

Carolyn was the daughter of the late John and Iva Hetrick. She worked at Gorham Elementary School for many years. After her retirement, she and her husband, David, wintered in Zephyrhills, Florida. They enjoyed traveling in the U.S. and Canada. They enjoyed family and loved being grandparents. Her husband, David, predeceased her in 2010.

Carolyn is survived by two children, Bruce ( Carrie Gambill) Parks and Saundra (Stephen) Waugh; six grandchildren, Jesse Parks, Megan Deal, Tom Pechler, Tammy Waugh, Shaun Waugh and Tiffany Wingard; and 13 great-grandchildren.


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STANLEY -  Kenneth E. Weeks, age 71, died Sept. 1, 2012.

A graveside memorial service will be held Saturday (Sept. 29th) at 11 a.m. at Gorham Cemetery, with military honors by the Canandaigua American Legion Post.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Stanley-Hall-Gorham Ambulance, P.O. Box 41, Gorham, NY 14461.

Kenneth was the son of the late John and Alice Maney Weeks. He graduated from Gorham Central School and FLCC. He served in the U.S. Army and then the Navy for 20 years, aboard the USS Pharris.

Kenneth was retired from the V.A. Medical Center in Canandaigua. He was a life member of the Canandaigua V.F.W. Post #7414; and a member of the Canandaigua American Legion Post # 256.

He is survived by his sister, Helen Gebo; two great-nieces, Alice Newman and Caroline Bennett; and six great-great-nieces and one great-great-nephew. He was predeceased by his niece, Pamela Hill Mack and his brother, James H. Weeks.



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CANANDAIGUA - Carl L. Stell, age 86, of Hall Rd., died Friday (Aug. 24, 2012).

Friends may call Tuesday (Aug. 28th) from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday (Aug. 29th) at 11 a.m. at the Rushville United Methodist Church. 
Burial will be in Rushville  Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Activities Fund of The Gardens, M.M. Ewing C.C.C., 350 Parish St., Canandaigua, NY 14424; or to Sonnenberg Gardens, 151 Charlotte St., Canandaigua, NY 14424.

Carl was the son of the late Carl F. Stell and Esther Reed Stell. He was a U.S. Army veteran, who served in Korea during the Korean War. Carl retired from the Canandaigua Post Office in 1989, after 30 years of service. After his retirement, Carl worked for  Lakeview Lawn and Landscape for 10 years. He was a member of the Canandaigua American Legion, Post #0256.

He is survived by his wife, Arlene Becker Francisco Stell;
four children, Dale (Carla Lee) Stell, Randy (Linda) Stell, Pamela (Jerry) Stearns and Wanda (William) Gallagher;
five grandchildren, Carly (Christian) Curran, Casey (Peter) Fleming, Ryan Stell, Tyler Stell and Shannon Gallagher;
one great-granddaughter, Lia Fleming;
two step-children Lynnette (Donald) Miller and Gail (Daryn) Backal;
four step-grandchildren, Jared Miller, Nathan Miller, Kyle Backal and Jeremy Backal;
three sisters, Ada Clark, Barbara Curry and April Raner;
four brothers, Fred (Joan) Stell, Richard (Brenda) Stell, Donald (Sandra) Stell and William (Etta) Stell;
and several nieces and nephews.

Carl was predeceased by his first wife, Ruth Dutcher Stell in 1991; and by his sister, Virginia Langmaid; and brother, Jean Stell.




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STANLEY- Melvin H. Sloth, age70, died Thursday, August 23, 2012, at his home.

A Memorial Service will be held Thursday (August 30th) at 5:00 p.m. at the Seneca Presbyterian Church, 4414 Number Nine Rd., Stanley. Burial will be in Number Nine Cemetery.

Memorial contributions  may be made to Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456.

Melvin was the son of the late Henry and Agnes Nelson Sloth. He was the Town of Seneca Highway Superintendent for the Town of Seneca, retiring after 35 years of service.

He is survived by two daughters, Tracy Munzer, and Terri (Mark) Rasmussen; four grandchildren, Cordell Rasmussen, Grace Munzer, Collyn Rasmussen and Amelia Rasmussen; three sisters, Esther (Bob) Mosick, Rosa (Harold “Sonny”) Hutchinson, and Nancy (Tony) Pitifer; two brothers, Bruce (Jean) Sloth and Paul (Marilyn) Sloth; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife, Josephine M. Cavallaro Sloth in August of 2009; and by his sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Bud Fink.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home, Gorham, NY.



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Town of Seneca- Howard James Hemminger, Sr., age 87, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012.

Friends may call Monday (Aug. 27th) from 2 to 4  and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will be held Tuesday (Aug. 28th) at 10 A.M. at Seneca Presbyterian Church, 4414 Number Nine Rd., Stanley. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456.

Howard was the son of the late Charles and Rose Cooley Hemminger. On April 12, 1947, he married Shirley J. Millerd at the Seneca Presbyterian Church. He owned and farmed H. J. Hemminger & Son Farm, in the Town of Seneca.

Howard was an active member of Seneca Presbyterian Church, having served as Sunday School Teacher, Deacon, Trustee and Elder. Active in his community, he had been a Seneca Town Councilman, a member of the Ontario County Farm Bureau, and the Dresden Masonic Lodge.

He is survived by his wife of  65 years, Shirley; one son, Howard James (Carol) Hemminger, Jr.; three daughters, Cynthia (Richard) Phillips, Susan Hemminger and Sandra (Gary) Antinelli; six grandchildren, Philip (Lori) Hemminger, Laurie Hemminger, Jonathan (Megan) Phillips, Matthew (Tina) Phillips, Elizabeth (Marc) Gardner and Nathan Phillips; 8 great-grandchildren, Philip Jr., Andrew, and Sara Hemminger, and Andrew, Christopher, Timothy, Julia and Zachery Phillips; sisters-in-law, Elsie Hemminger, and Katherine Green; brother-in-law,, Oakleigh (Pauline) Millerd; and several nieces and nephews.


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Middlesex- Deborah Ann Murphy, age 55, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2012.

Friends may call Wednesday (Aug. 22nd) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will be held Thursday (Aug. 23rd) at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery

Memorial contributions may be made to The Homestead, 418 N. Main St., Penn Yan, NY 14527.

Deborah was the daughter of the late Niles Bourne and Beverly  Brown Bourne. A 1975 graduate of Marcus Whitman Central School, she was inducted into the its Girls’ Track & Cross Country Hall of Fame in 1994.

She is survived by two sons, Joseph (Barbara Socciarelli) Murphy, Jr., and Timothy (Mary) Murphy; four grandchildren, Makayla, Brianna, Matthew and Sasha Murphy; two brothers, Rick (Betsey) Bourne and Ralph (Carol) Bourne; one sister, Darla (Jeff) Hesbon; her grandmother, Francis Brown; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.


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PENN YAN- Charles Frank Monnen, Sr.  age 85, died  Sunday (Aug. 5, 2012).

A graveside service will be held Friday (Aug. 10th) at 2 p.m. at Bellona Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456; or to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 320 S. Pearl St., Canandaigua, NY 14424.

Charles was born in Wilson, NY. He had resided in Youngstown, NY, Penn Yan, NY, and Florida. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, in Guam and Saipan. He retired from the NY State Power Authority, after 25 years of service.

Charles is survived by his wife, Helen Olsen Monnen; four sons, Charles (Isobel) Monnen, Jr.; Philip (Rhea) Monnen, Scott Monnen, and Eric (E Dee) Monnen; step-children, Darryl Christensen, Robyn (Rick) Hall and Julie (Arnie) Christensen; 14 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased in 1997 by his first wife, Mary Lillian (Antram) Monnen; and by his parents, Millard and Kitty Monnen.

Arrangements: Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home, Inc., Gorham, NY.


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DAVID R. GREEN
Rushville- David R. Green, age 62, of Rte. 245, died Thursday (August 2, 2012).

Friends may call Sunday (August 5th) from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., 160 Allens Creek Rd., Rochester, NY 14618.

David is survived by his twin brother, Donald (Debbie Austin) Green, and other siblings, Jane Green, Sandy (Alvin) Ryder, Dolly Van Sickle, Doug Green and Linda (Milton) Skyner; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, Clifford and Louise Hall Green; four brothers, Ronald, Robert, Charles and Clifford Green; and two sisters, Mary and Frances Green.


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NOLA CURTIS CYPHERT

   

Phelps- Nola Curtis Cyphert, 68, of Phelps, was called home by her Lord and Savior on July 29, 2012, after a courageous 47-year battle with juvenile diabetes.

          Friends may call at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home, 2583 E. Main St., Gorham, on Wednesday (Aug. 1st) between 3 and 5 p.m. and 6 and 8 p.m. A celebration of Mrs. Cyphert’s life will take place Thursday, August 2nd, at 10:00 a.m. at Lifespring Community Church, 5026 North Rd., Canandaigua.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Bethel Baptist Church, P.O. Box 84, Gorham, NY 14461; Lifespring Community Church; or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Rochester Chapter, 1200-A Scottsville Rd., Suite 100, Rochester, NY 14624.

          Born in Gorham, NY, Mrs. Cyphert graduated from SUNY Brockport, and was employed for 27 years as a health and physical education teacher and coach at Geneva City School District. She was active in the Finger Lakes BMW Motorcycle Club, the Kanandaique Corvette Club, the Tuesday Club of Phelps and Community Bible Study.

          She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Henry Cyphert, Jr.; daughters, Rayne (David Benz) Hammond-Benz and Summer (Jonathan) Trezciak, both of Clifton Springs; four beloved grandchildren; sister, Pamela Curtis of Clifton Springs; brothers, William (Deborah) Curtis of Stanley, Robert (Holly) Curtis of Phoenix, NY, and Timothy (Connie) Curtis of Winston-Salem, NC; and several nieces and nephews.

          She was predeceased by her parents, Albert and Florence Curtis.

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GORHAM- Helen A. Dunn, age 88, of Kearney Rd., died Friday (July 27, 2012) in Penn Yan, NY.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday (Aug. 1st) at 11:30 A.M. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gorham Free Library, P.O. Box 211, Gorham, NY 14461; or to the Gorham Fire Co., P.O. Box 174, Gorham, NY 14461.

Helen was born in East Buffalo, PA. She was the daughter of the late J. Wesley Clarke and Lottie Bowersox Clarke. On June 29, 1943 she married LaVerne N. Dunn.

Helen had worked at the Sunnyside Retirement Home in Gorham, and had volunteered with Meals on Wheels for many years. Helen was a member of the #220 Gorham Rebekah Lodge. She enjoyed reading and word searches.

Helen is survived by five children, Steve (Loretta) Dunn, LaVon (Larry) Swan, Lori (Richard) Lattier, Scott (Mary Margaret) Dunn and Corey Dunn; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Marjorie Runner and Louise Johnson; brother-in-law, Kenneth Runner; sister-in-law, Pat Clarke; and several nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.

Helen was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, LaVerne Dunn on Jan. 4, 2006; and by her brother, Larry Clarke, and her sister, Sylvia Runner.

          Barb was the daughter of the late George and Gladys Kikkert. She grew up in Hall, NY. Barb was a graduate of Geneva High School, class of 1970 and of SUNY Potsdam in 1985. She worked for the Geneva General Hospital Day Care for 19 years. Barb loved taking pictures and taking care of kids.

 

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Barbara J. Kikkert

Waterloo/Hall- Barbara J. Kikkert, age 59, died unexpectedly Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at her home.

Friends may call Friday (July 27th) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will be held Saturday (July 28th) at 2 p.m. at the Union Congregational United Church of Christ in Hall. Burial will be in Little Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Union Congregational United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 56, Hall, NY 14463.

Barb was the daughter of the late George and Gladys Kikkert. She grew up in Hall, NY. Barb was a graduate of Geneva High School, class of 1970 and of SUNY Potsdam in 1985. She worked for the Geneva General Hospital Day Care for 19 years. Barb loved taking pictures and taking care of kids.

She is survived by her sister, Pam (John) Fenik of Waterloo; her brother, James (Julie) Kikkert of Hall; two nephews, Nick Fenik and Thomas Kikkert; two nieces, Ella Kikkert and Jacqueline Fenik; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

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RUSHVILLE - Martha Curtis Ciaccia, age 64 of Knoxville, TN, formerly of Rushville, passed away on July 8, 2012.

A memorial service will be held at Bethel Baptist Church, Gorham, NY at 11:00 on Saturday, July 28, 2012.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary's Kenya Project at 1291 East Madison Avenue, Athens, TN  37381 or Le Tourneau Christian Camp 4950 County Rd. 11, Rushville, NY 14544.

Martha was a graduate of Middlesex Valley Central and Roberts Wesleyan College. She was predeceased by her parents, Wendell and Dorothy Curtis.
          
She is survived by her husband, Tom Ciaccia; children, Lou (Maryanne) Ciaccia, Erica (Sam) Held, Anna (Casey) Cordray; siblings. Paul (Ginny) Curtis, Mary Jane (John) Lowery, Faye (Steve) Evans, Donna (Jerry) Bay, Ruth Ann (Greg) Bruce, Philip (Debbie) Curtis, Tom Curtis, and Scott (Laura) Curtis; 9 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


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STANLEY- Eugenia “Jeanne” B. Wilson, age 88, of Rte. 245, died Tuesday (June 26, 2012).

Friends may call Saturday (June 30th) from 1 to3 p.m. at the Gorham United Methodist Church. A funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund of the United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 225, Gorham, NY 14461.

Jeanne retired from F.W. Woolworth department store in Geneva in 1986. She was a member and past Financial Secretary of the Gorham United Methodist Church, and its Booster Class. She was also a member of the Gorham Quilt Guild and the N.Y.S. Steam Pageant.

Jeanne is survived by two daughters, Carolyn (Richard) Jones and Harlene (Leslie) Wilson; one son, Harold (Lori Hicks) Power; six grandchildren, Tracy (Michael) Matt, Daniel (Mary Ann) Jones, Dennis (Kristine) Jones, Sherri (Chuck) Kolz, Dianna (Jerry) Snyder and Kimberly (Scott) Sanford; nine great-grandchildren, Amanda and Martin Matt, Brandon (Katie), Bryant, and Bradley Jones, Justin and Ryan Jones,  and Tyler and Trevor Kolz; one great-great-granddaughter, Addison Jones; three step-children, Kirk (Judy) Wilson, Leon (Lucy) Wilson and Bobby (Pam) Wilson; and several step-grand, great-grand and great-great-grandchildren..

Arrangements by the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.

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RUTH E. LIGHTFOOTE

Loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother

Gorham/Bloomfield- Ruth E. Lightfoote, age 87, died Sunday (June 24, 2012) in Canandaigua.

A funeral service will be held Sunday (July 1st) at 2 p.m. at the Reed Corners Federated Church. A reception will be held at the church following the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund, Reed Corners Federated Church, 4030 Rte. 247, Canandaigua, NY 14424; or to the Activities Fund, M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center, 350 Parish St., Canandaigua, NY 14424.

Ruth was the daughter of the late Leroy and Ruth Sawyer Goodwin. She was born June 27, 1924 in Geneva, NY.  She married Dick Lightfoote on July 4, 1942. Ruth had worked in the cafeteria at Gorham Central School, and in the Gorham and Geneva Post Offices. Ruth was a member of  the Reed Corners Federated Church and the Gorham Rebekah Lodge. She enjoyed gardening and cooking, but most of all she enjoyed her family.  After retirement she and her husband, Dick, enjoyed wintering in Florida.

Ruth is survived by her husband of 69 years, Charles Richard “Dick” Lightfoote; her son, Charles D. (Nancy) Lightfoote; her daughter, Marilyn (Donald) DeSmith; four grandchildren, Scott Lightfoote, Rachel Sheehan, Matthew (Michelle) DeSmith and Suzanne (Jeremy) Kierst; four great-grandchildren, Morgan and Madelyn DeSmith and Griffin and Austin Kierst; three sisters-in-law, Rose Ann Goodwin, Viola Goodwin and Eleanor Lightfoote; brother-in-law, Harold Raab; and several nieces and nephews.

Ruth’s family thanks the staff at the Lakeview Unit, the Pines Unit and the Rehab Staff of F.F. Thompson Hospital for their warm and compassionate care.

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L. Wilbur “Tad” Lafler

Middlesex- “Tad” Lafler, age 82, died Wednesday (June 20, 2012) in Canandaigua.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday (June 24th) at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. Burial will be in Overackers Cemetery, with full military honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Middlesex Hose Co., P.O. Box 147, Middlesex, NY 14507, or the Middlesex Valley Volunteer Ambulance, 817 Rte. 245, Middlesex, NY 14507.

“Tad” was the son of the late L. Raymond and Esther Evarts Lafler.
He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He owned and operated Lafler’s Garage until retiring in 2007. “Tad” enjoyed stock car racing, gardening and doing home improvements.

“Tad” was a member of the Johnson-Costello American Legion Post #355 in Penn Yan for 60 years, and a member of the Middlesex Hose Company for 62 years. He was also a member of the Middlesex United Methodist Church, and was on the Overackers Cemetery Board.

Tad is survived by his wife of 58 years, Pauline Fleischman Lafler; two sons, Kevin (Bridget) Lafler and David Lafler; four grandchildren, Cody, Patrick, Caseley and Mallory Lafler; sisters-in-law, Donna (John) Evarts and Laura Mae Wallace; and brothers-in-law, George (Nita) Fleischman and Bob Davis, Sr.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by three brothers and three sisters.


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PENN YAN/BENTON- Marguerite L. (Harrison) Stine, age 88, passed away Monday (June 18, 2012).

A graveside service will be held June 22nd at 1 p.m. at Lakeview Cemetery in Penn Yan.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Suite 4, 3500 Winton Place, Rochester, NY 14623.

Marguerite was the daughter of the late Harrison Ribble and Elizabeth Walizer Ribble. She was a member of the Penn Yan Bible Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary Lee (Daniel) Tousley; two grandchildren, Wendy (Matthew) Quance and Danielle (Christopher) Choate; six great-grandchildren, Hannah, Amanda and Emily Quance, and Caleb, Malia and Trinity Choate; and several nieces and nephews.

Marguerite was predeceased by her first husband, Franklin J. Harrison in 1965; her son, Roland J. Harrison in 2008; and her second husband, John Stine; in 1999.



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ARKPORT- Grover George “Bud” Tomion, age 89, of St. Petersburg, Florida and Arkport, NY, died Tuesday (June 12, 2012) at the V.A. Medical Center in Buffalo, NY.

Friends may call Sunday (June 17th) from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home, 2583 E. Main St., Gorham, NY 14461. A funeral service will be held Monday (June 18th) at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery, with full military honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to the V.F.W. Sunshine Post #6828, 4145 34th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33714.

“Bud” was born in Holcomb and was the son of the late Grover Cleveland Tomion and Bessie Trumble Tomion. “Bud” served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a truck driver in the Normandy Invasion, under General George Patton. He served in Germany, England, France and Czechoslovakia.
“Bud” was a member and officer of the V.F.W. Sunshine Post # 6827 in St. Petersburg, FL, and of the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter #11, in Clearwater, FL. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf and other outdoors activities.

“Bud” is survived by his wife, Marian Baker Tomion, who he married on Jan. 1, 1971; two sons, Michael (Christine) Tomion and Robert Tomion; one daughter, Shirley Moore; three gr