Our Obituaries

Gloria C. Davis

March 30, 1935 - November 11, 2017

Gloria C. (Billingslea) Davis of Albion, went to be with the Lord on November 11, 2017 at the age of 82, with her family by her side.Predeceased by her beloved husband, Eddie Davis; son, Ronald Lane Billingslea and stepson Eddie Carl Davis.Left to mourn her loss are her stepson Ezzard Charles Davis, daughters, Lisa R. Davis-Wall, Robin M. Davis and Traci (Chris) Davis-Taylor; her grandchildren...
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Ethel McGuire

September 27, 1928 - November 8, 2017

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Marjorie A. Biaselli

April 1, 1935 - October 27, 2017

Marjorie Ann Biaselli (Raymond), age 82, of Albion, entered into rest on Friday, October 27, 2017 at Orchard Manor in Medina surrounded by her loving family. Born April 1, 1935 in Albion, Marjorie is the daughter of the late John and Marion (Erwin) Raymond. Marjorie graduated from Albion High School. She worked at Arnold Gregory Hospital in Albion in food service. Surviving Marjorie is her...
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Melvin Monroe Weese

October 7, 1972 - September 23, 2017

Entered into rest on September 23, 2017. Beloved son of Elizabeth and the late Denver Weese. Brother of Debbie (Jerry) Stanton , John and Henry Weese. Also survived by several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.Melvin enjoyed hunting, fishing, drawing and playing cards. He was a kindhearted person and will be missed by many.The family will be present on Friday September 29, 2017...
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Scott Eric Lawrence

March 17, 1962 - September 23, 2017

Scott Eric Lawrence 3/17/1962 - 9/23/2017Entered into rest on September 23, 2017 with family by his side. Son of the late Laverne and Pauline Lawrence. Loving husband of Kim Lawrence. Caring father of Jeff (Melissa) Gardner, David (Jeanne) Jones, Krissy Lawrence, Scott (Rachael) Lawrence, and Allyson Lawrence. Grandpa of six. Brother of Dean, Michael (Georgia), Dan, Chuck, and the late Bud...
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Charlotte E. Weese

November 15, 1947 - September 19, 2017

Entered into rest on September 19, 2017. Beloved wife of Dayton L. Weese. Loving mother of Kevin Weese (Jill Macfarland), Larry Weese (Nicole), and the late Keith Brown (Samantha). Grandmother of Joshua, Zach, Brandon, and Ellie. Sister of Larry Brown (Heidko), Terry Lee Brown (Sue), Gary Brown (Pat), Shelia Sizemore (Bruce), and Karsonda Howell. Also survived by several nieces and nephews....
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Marilyn Dyson

October 9, 1952 - September 11, 2017

Entered into rest on September 11, 2017. Daughter of the late Albert and Lillian Rowley. Beloved wife of Richard G. Dyson. Survived by her siblings Gary (Patricia), Terry (Lorrie), Todd (Gina) Rowley, Barbara Zumsteg, Pamela (Leon) Baxter, Donna (John) Waugh, Judy (Mark) Kennedy, and the late Richard ( Rae) Rowley. Also survived by several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews....
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Patricia Ann Hoodmaker

March 17, 1932 - August 6, 2017

3/17/1932 - 8/6/2017Entered into rest on August 6, 2017. Daughter of the late Catherine and Jeremiah Crowley. Wife of the late James B. Hoodmaker Jr. Beloved mother of Michael (Judy) (the late Barbara) Hoodmaker. Sister of Mary Ellen (the late Richard) Finaldi, and the late Joseph (Patricia) Crowley. Grandmother of Bridget, Claire, Nora, Ann, Patrick, and Christine. Also survived by several...
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Elizabeth D. Sanders

March 15, 1930 - June 29, 2017

Elizabeth Dickson Sanders - "Betsy" (nee Parker) - June 29, 2017, age 87. Betsy died peacefully at home with loving support from Hospice, caring aides and family. She is survived by her three children, Elizabeth (Ross) Rapoport, Molly (Warren) Clauss, and Stephen (Wendy) Sanders. She was the devoted daughter of the late Elizabeth Dickson and Gordon Nye Parker, of Brookline, VT. Betsy, along...
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Barbara Kathryn Pritchard Merrill

November 6, 1934 - June 27, 2017

Barbara Kathryn Pritchard Merrill, born on election day November 6, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio, and current resident of Tucson Arizona, died June 27, 2017. Her parents were Kathryn Walling Pritchard and David James Pritchard. She grew up in Lyndhurst, Ohio, graduating from Charles F. Brush High School, where in her senior year was bestowed the honor of Homecoming Queen. Barbara graduated from...
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David S. Klopp

July 7, 1969 - June 11, 2017

7/7/1969 - 6/11/2017Suddenly on June 11, 2017 he went to be with the Lord. Son of the late John and Joyce Klopp. Beloved fiancé Ginger Rushing. Father of Leigha Klopp (fiancé Jakob Kenward), Evelyn Bath, Sunny, and Angel Rushing. Brother of Wanda Swartz "Kay", Mike Deskins (Tina), Nancy Dittman, John Randy Klopp, Zera Sue Deskins and the late Kenneth Deskins (Gina). David's best friend...
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Betty Louise Bull

July 24, 1926 - June 9, 2017

Entered into rest on June 9, 2017. Daughter of the late Charles and Dorothy McGaffick. Beloved wife of the late Carl H. Bull Sr. Mother of Patricia Ann Hardenbrook (the late Scott) and Carl Bull Jr. (Cynthia). Sister of Robert McGaffick (the late Mary Lou), Charles McGaffick (the late Carol), and Richard McGaffick. Grandmother of six and great-grandmother of thirteen. Betty was a long time...
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Jessica Louise Matson

July 13, 1933 - May 23, 2017

Jessica Louise Hill Matson was born on July 13, 1933 and went to be with her Savior, Jesus Christ, on May 23, 2017. She was the wife of the late Robert B. Matson for 45 years. She was a homemaker, but also worked outside the home, first at WT Grants, then the Albion Advertiser and Medina Journal. She was a member of the Albion Free Methodist Church for over 65 years serving at times as a Sunday...
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Mary Salvatore

May 16, 1916 - April 28, 2017

Went to be with the Lord on April 28, 2017. Daughter of the late Mary and Louie Bruno. Beloved mother of Carolyn, Armand and the late Cynthia Salvatore. Sister of Cindy Giancaterin, predeceased by three brothers and one sister. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Mary was a member of TOPS in Kendall for many years, she was a life-long member of St. Mary's and St. Mark's parish. A mass of...
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Walter Rosier

November 24, 1945 - April 17, 2017

Walter Scott Rosier entered into rest on April 17, 2017, with longtime partner Rita Mosher and friend Mark Webster at his side. Born November 24, 1945, in Rochester, N.Y, to the late Harold and Geraldine Rosier, he later moved to Holley, N.Y, with his family. He attended Holley School and delivered newspapers. After losing his house to fire, he lived in his next purchased home with Rita until his...
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Deborah Marie Skidmore

January 8, 1980 - April 11, 2017

Deborah Marie Skidmore, January 8, 1980 - April 11, 2017. Deborah died suddenly at Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg, WV. She is survived by her son, Damian Tyler Paul (17) and her daughter, Autumn Rose Lush (5), and Autumn's father, Michael Lush of West Berlin, NJ, niece Alyssa Paul, and other family members. Deborah was predeceased by William Francis Cook, Deborah Mary Keene, and ...
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Brian Arnett

January 6, 1978 - April 11, 2017

01/06/1978- 4/11/2017Entered into rest on April 11, 2017. He was born on January 6, 1978. Cherished son of Robert and Carollee (Colonna) Arnett. Loving fiancé of Carrie Smith. Brother of Shawn Arnett (Cynthia). Favorite uncle of Justin and Aaron Arnett. Also survived by his beloved pets: Papi, Dorito, and Ping-pong. Brian loved spending time with family, especially his nephews. He was...
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Edward J. Kelly

June 16, 1955 - April 5, 2017

6/16/1955 - 4/5/17Went into rest on April 5, 2017. Son of Raymond and Frederica Kelly. Edward is predeceased by his mother and his brother Walter. Edward is survived by his father: Raymond Kelly, his siblings Michael and Frederica (Feller), his children: Steven Nauerth, Edward, Daniel, Anthony, many nieces and nephew's and friend Elaine. A gravesite service will be held on Thursday June 22,...
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Mary T. Baker

April 15, 1955 - February 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Merrill Grinnell Funeral Home, Albion, NY.
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Gloria Jean Dix

March 21, 1940 - January 25, 2017

Gloria Jean Dix (Gilbert) age 76, of Waterport, was granted her angel wings on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born March 21, 1940 in Cortland, NY, Gloria is the daughter of the late: Leslie and Caroline (Tighe) Gilbert. Gloria married Howard A. Dix on December 20, 1958. He passed away on September 13, 2006. Gloria worked as a waitress at Lakeland...
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Johanna McMullen

April 16, 1937 - January 13, 2017

04/16/1937 - 1/13/2017Of Holley, NYWent into rest with family by her side on January 13, 2017. Daughter of the late Johanna and Roy Harris. Wife of the late Larry McMullen and former wife of the late Christian "Dick" Barthel. Mother of Nanci Bogan (William), Richard Barthel, Russell Barthel (Jeanine), Donald Barthel (Lisa), Catherine Loran (Peter), Cynthia Merkley- Barthel and the late Charles ...
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Ruth F. Niederhofer

January 29, 1926 - December 7, 2016

Ruth F. Niederhofer, 90, passed away peacefully on Wed., Dec. 7, 2016 at Twin Oaks Health & Rehab in Lansing, Kan. She was born on Jan. 29, 1926 in Gardenville, N.Y. to Arthur and Susanna Ribeiro. She married Robert Niederhofer on July 14, 1945. After cottaging in Waterport for many years, they moved there in 1968.She retired from the Albion school system, where she worked doing one of the...
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Arline Lottie Royce

January 11, 1926 - November 24, 2016

Mrs. Arline Lottie (LaBarge) Royce, at age 90, resident of The Villages of Orleans, was called to the Lord on November 24, 2016. She was born on January 11, 1926 in Rochester, NY to Frederick L. and Lottie (Holton) LaBarge and has been a resident of the area for many years.Arline worked for the Visiting Nurse Service in Rochester before retiring in 1987 and was a member of the Kendall United...
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Micah Elliot Fredenburg

October 1, 2016 - November 18, 2016

Micah Elliot Fredenburg10/01/2016-11/18/2016Went into rest on November 18, 2016, surrounded by family. Beloved son of Scott and Jade Fredenburg. Cherished brother of Aurora Rose and Elijah James Fredenburg. Grandson of Timothy (suzanna)Fredenburg and Rebecca Fredenburg. Nephew of Amaris Fredenburg, Brett (Jody) Peters, Keith (Laura) Fredenburg, Sherry (Jeremy) Bovenzi, and Michelle Fredenburg....
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Hubbert Jr Winters

April 29, 1939 - November 11, 2016

Hubbert Jr. Winters4/29/1939-11/11/2016Hubbert Jr. Winters was born on April 29, 1939 in McColl Mississippi. Hubbert "Bo" passed away suddenly on November 11, 2016 at Medina Memorial Hospital. Hubbert was united in holy matrimony with Brenda Stanley on January 17, 1975. He was a loving and loyal husband. He was the son of the late James and Elnora Winters. He leaves to cherish his memory, three...
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Larry Storms

May 11, 1948 - November 7, 2016

Larry Storms05/11/1948 - 11/7/2016Larry Storms, at age 68 formerly of Rochester, Lyndonville and Lockport, NY went into rest on November 7, 2016 in Cookeville, TN where he resided with his wife Sue (Wilma) Storms. He was born on May 11, 1948 in Lockport, to the late Leona and Charles Storms. Predeceased by his first wife Sara and his brother Edward Storms of Lockport, NY. Survived by his wife Sue...
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Gregory J. Nowicki

January 28, 1952 - November 4, 2016

Gregory J. Nowicki Sr. 1/28/1952- 11/4/201664, Kent NY, predeceased by his parents John and Pearl Nowicki brother John Nowicki, nephews Jeffrey and Johnny Nowicki.Survived by his wife of 45 years Delice Nowicki (Hurd), sons Gregory Jr. (Amanda), Joey (Melissa) Nowicki, god-daughter Barbara Nowicki (Billie Harper), also survived by several nieces and nephews. Beloved grandpa to Alex, Jaiden, and...
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Gary S. Budynski

October 30, 1951 - October 22, 2016

Gary S. Budynski10/30/1951-10/22/2016After a brief illness Gary went into rest on Oct. 22, 2016. Son of the late Earl and Laura (Kokoszka) Budynski. Beloved brother of Michael Budynski and Linda Daniels (Rodney). He is also survived by several cousins.Gary worked with his brother on their dairy farm for many years. He loved music and puzzles. The family will be present on Wednesday at the Merrill...
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Helen G. Scheg

June 27, 1916 - September 16, 2016

Helen Scheg passed away peacefully on Friday, September 16, after 100 years of life. Helen is predeceased by husbands Charles Schnacky and Albert Scheg, daughter Sue Ann Schnacky and son, Bernard Scheg. Survived by daughter Helen (Bettie) (Christopher) Lindley, grandsons Charles (Jeanne), Kevin (Theresa), and Stephen (Jill) Fitzpatrick, and six great grandchildren, Sean, Margaret, Daniel, Emily,...
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Michelle Patrice Nauden

August 29, 1965 - August 29, 2016

Michelle Patrice Nauden8/29/1965-8/29/2016Went to be with the Lord on August 29, 2016. Beloved daughter of the late Bray and Lorine Nauden. Survived by her son Marcus Warren, and her brothers Douglas Nauden and Bray Nauden. Also survived by her grandson Kamaryon Warren, several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Predeceased by her sisters Marilyn and Tanya Nauden. The family will be...
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Hugh Pierce

April 24, 1952 - August 16, 2016

Hugh Pierce4/24/1952-8/16/2016August 16, 2016, son of the late Vaughn and Daphne Pierce. Beloved brother of Daphne (Gerrard) Carroll, Lewis (Ann) and the late Ray Pierce. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 26 at 10:00 AM, at the DENGLER, ROBERTS, PERNA FUNERAL HOME, 3070 Delaware Ave, Kenmore. If desired memorials may be made in Hugh's...
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Sara V. Read

October 3, 1920 - August 6, 2016

Sara Violia Read10/3/20-8/6/16Went into rest on August 6, 2016 in Brockport, NY surrounded by family. Beloved daughter of the late Jesse and Emma Hubler. Beloved wife the late Wilber E. Read. Survived by her children Elizabeth "Ann" Adams and Wilbert (June) Read. Beloved grandmother to 8 grand-children and 18 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren, and survived by many nieces and...
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George V. Henel

June 13, 1944 - July 21, 2016

Mr. George V. Henel of Amherst, NY died July 21, 2016 after a long illness. He was 72. Born in Buffalo, NY, George was the son of the late Joseph and Irene Henel. Mr. Henel grew up in Kenmore and attended St. John the Baptist School, Canisius High School, The University of Detroit, and the University at Buffalo School of Law. He began his career working for the family business, the Henel Bros...
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Linda J. Fletcher

March 25, 1948 - June 25, 2016

Linda J. Fletcher03/25/1948-6/25/2016On 6/25/2016 at age 68, Linda J. Fletcher, entered into rest with her family by her side. She was the daughter of the late Earl Clifton Fitzwater and Birdie Marie Fitzwater (Neff) and cherished mother of Clarissa Panzica (Joseph), Grace Phelps (Samuel Kerstetter), David Phelps (Pam), Joseph Wynn (Kimberly), Johnnie Wynn Jr. (Brandy), and survived by six...
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Waunetta L. Kinder

August 12, 1966 - June 20, 2016

Waunetta L. Kinder8/12/1966-6/20/2016At age 49, surrounded by family and friends Waunetta entered into rest on 6/20/16. Beloved daughter of Larry and Norma Jacobs of Albion, NY. Wife of Roland Kinder Jr. Loving mother of Derek Kinder (Erin Henigan) of Charlotte, NC and Andre Kinder of Webster, NY. Cherished sister of Mike Jacobs (Shawna) of Lyndonville, Janice Jacobs of Albion, and Ron Jacobs...
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Wesley C. Rouse

April 11, 1932 - June 11, 2016

Wesley C. Rouse4/11/1932-6/11/2016At age 84, surrounded by family, Wesley went to be with the Lord. Son of the late George Rouse and Sarah Rouse-Thompson, and step father George C. Thompson. He was predeceased by his brother George (Kenny) Rouse and sister Evelyn Wise-Taylor. Beloved husband of Marilyn (Gurnsey) Rouse for 63 years. Cherished father of Steven Rouse (Sherry Blake), Debbie Klein ...
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Stephen J. Williams

April 4, 1954 - May 17, 2016

Stephen J. Williams III, at age 62, enter into rest on May 17, 2016 after a brief illness. Son of Joan Billings and the late Stephen J. Williams II.Born April 4, 1954 in Buffalo, NY. Beloved father of Luis Alayon, Ada(Craig) Nicosia, Maria(Michael) Brady, Stephen(Lesley) Williams IV, David Williams, Ronnie(Theresa) Williams, and Melissa Williams. Significant other of many years to Virginia...
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Shirley Mapes

December 22, 1932 - March 26, 2016

Shirley MapesShirley Mapes went to be with the Lord on Saturday March 26th. She was born in Batavia on 12/22/1932 to Clayton and Thelma Boyce. Shirley was employed by Federal Mogul, Comstock and Kissell. She is predeceased by her brother William(Ginny) Boyce, her sister Janice(Marv) Chamberlain and her husband Wallace Mapes. She leaves behind special nieces Kathy Gardner and Deb Chamberlain,...
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John William Boyle

February 1, 1931 - March 10, 2016

John "Jack" Boyle, of Albion, passed away on March 10, 2016 at 85 years old. Born February 1, 1931 in Albion, John is the son of the late Arthur and Mildred Boyle. He is predeceased by his wife, Darrell Boyle. He is survived by numerous family members and friends. Jack was a lifelong resident of Albion, where he grew up on a farm. He was nothing short of a hard worker. He delivered fuel...
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Susan P. Ryan

September 9, 1957 - January 13, 2016

Of Albion, NY. Entered into rest with her family by her side. Beloved mother of Melissa (Nayo) Hernandez Garica and Bethany (Chris) Clark. She is survived by her brothers Ron (Carol) and Richard Ryan. Predeceased by her siblings Kenneth Ryan, Mary Lou Brooks, and Patty Ellsworth. Susan is survived by nieces and nephews. The Family will be present on Monday at the Merrill-Grinnell Funeral Home 12...
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Gary D. VanNostrand

December 26, 1934 - January 12, 2016

Gary D. VanNostrand26 Dec 1934 - 12 Jan 2016 On 12 Jan, 2016, the Lord called his Angel home. Gary VanNostrand was 81 years old. He graduated from Attica High School and served in the United States Navy from 1952-1955. He was a career corrections officer for the NYS Department of Corrections and retired in 1989. Gary also served as the Commander of the American Legion, Sheret Post 35. He was...
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Ellen McFarland Blake

May 16, 1927 - January 2, 2016

Daughter of the late Roberta and Paul McFarland. Beloved wife of the late Francis Hardie Blake Jr. Cherished mother of Charles G.S. (Kandie) Blake, Paul Blake, Lynda Blake, and Dorothy Signor Blake, and the late Francis Hardie Blake III "Tony". Caring sister of Michael (Nicki) McFarland and the late Carolyn DeAngelis. Caring grandmother of Andrea (Mike) Brown, Michael (Danielle), Kevin,...
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Karen Sewar

March 1, 1966 - November 27, 2015

Entered into rest on 11/27/15 with her family by her side. Beloved wife of Herbert Sewar Jr., cherished mother of Cory (Sandra) Hurd, Christopher Sewar, Herbert Sewar III, Patrick Sewar, Karen Sewar, Richard Sewar, and Savannah Sewar. Daughter of the late Beverly and Lenard Lawton. Loving sister of Nancy (Frank) Langan, Gerald Lawton, and the late Robert and MaryAnn Lawton. Beloved grandmother...
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Donald R. Draper

April 10, 1936 - November 10, 2015

At age 79, of Albion NY, passed away on November 10, surround by family. He was born in Albion, NY on April 10, 1936 to the late Clyde and Ellen (Nee Canham) Draper. After serving his country in the Air Force in 1955, he settled down in Albion holding different jobs until T.J. Lipton's opened in 1977. There he worked in the monitor and mixing department. He then worked for Ralph's Service Station...
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Shirley J. Schuler Van Ameron Eden

December 18, 1926 - August 17, 2015

Of Clarendon, NYShirley was born in Barre, NY on December 18, 1926. Beloved daughter of William J. Shuler and Nettiana Nowatchik Shuler, she was the youngest of 13 children. Shirley was a lifelong resident of Orleans County living in the Clarendon area. Predeceased by husbands Howard Van Ameron and Walter Eden, Son Gary Van Ameron and Grandson Jason Van Ameron. Survived by her sister Marie Pye...
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Robert W. Lavender

November 11, 1931 - August 3, 2015

Died peacefully at the Leo Center for Caring, Rochester, NY. Robert is survived by his wife of 63 years, Nancy Allen Lavender; daughter Janice R. Lavender. Beloved Grandpa to Michael (Lisa) Lavender, Matthew Bilohlavek, Ana Lima, Annette Antram, Ray Bilohlavek Jr., Great-grandpa to William and Emma Lavender, Audriana and Gabriella Lima. Cherished brother to William (JoAnn) Lavender, Helen...
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Jason L. Adams

November 5, 1943 - July 28, 2015

Jason L. Adams Jr. age 71, passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Orchard Manor Nursing Home in Medina.Jason was born November 5, 1943, son of the late Jason L. SR. and Laura (nee Morrison) Adams. He was predeceased by his brother John Adams. He attended Hammondsport Central School and served in the Army.Jason is survived by his wife Linda (nee Stratton) Adams of Batavia,...
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Betty Lou Luxon Smith

December 30, 1957 - July 16, 2015

Betty Lou Luxon Smith, of Holley, passed away Thursday, July 16th after a short illness. She was born 12/30/1957 in West Virginia, beloved daughter of Ruth Ann Bennett. Cherished mother of Terrie Luxon. Also survived by her husband Ken Smith, brother Rodger Smith of West Virginia, sisters Charlene Smith of West Virginia and Faye Smith of Holley. Predeceased by her brother Eugene Smith and sister...
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Gary A. Van Ameron

November 18, 1946 - June 9, 2015

ALBION, NY - Gary A. Van Ameron, 68 passed June 9, 2015 surrounded by family. Beloved husband of 44 years to Anita Van Ameron. Cherished son to Shirley Eden and the late Howard Van Ameron. Gary was a devoted member of the Albion Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. 1006, American Legion and the N.R.A. Loving father to Corey(Missy) and Jeremy(Tracy) Van Ameron. Best grandpa in the world to Zachery, Evan, Justin,...
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Josephine M. Button

January 5, 1929 - May 8, 2015

Josephine M. "Jo" Button, 86 of Albion, NY, entered into rest on Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Medina Memorial Hospital.Born on January 5, 1929 in Elba, NY, she was the daughter of the late John and Ida (Barber) Motz.Jo grew up on the Motz family farm in Elba, on June 9, 1951 she married the late Fred Button, who passed away in 1986. She made her career as a cook at several local restaurants...
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James Lee Piedmont

August 31, 1966 - April 4, 2015

Florida/Albion-James "Jim" Lee Piedmont Jr. 48 passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 4, 2015. He was born in Rochester, NY a son of James Lee Piedmont Sr. of Batavia and Carol Piedmont (Gavenda) of Albion. Jim went Holy Rosary School in Rochester until 8th grade and then attended Albion High School graduating as Senior Class President Class of 1984. He graduated from SUNY Geneseo in 1994...
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Denise Marie Withey

May 25, 1963 - February 27, 2015

Denise Marie (Davis) Withey, 51, passed away peacefully after a courageous fight for life surrounded by her loving family at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, on Friday, February 27, 2015. Denise (Dee) was born on May 25, 1963, in Medina to Lowell and Eleanor (Schultz) Davis.She graduated from Medina High School in 1981 and attended Niagara County Community College before becoming...
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Scott R. Hoffman

June 20, 1957 - February 12, 2015

Waterport-Scott R. Hoffman, 57 passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at his home. He was born in Medina, NY a son of Richard "Dick and Lysbeth "Betsy" Hoffman and has been a lifetime resident of the area. He worked at Eastman Kodak for a number of years and was currently working at Associated Brands in Medina. Scott was an avid reader. Along with his parents Betsy and Dick...
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Isabel L. Manning

October 23, 1920 - February 9, 2015

Albion-Isabel "Izzy" L. Manning, 94, passed away peacefully on Monday, February, 9, 2015 at the Martin-Linsin Residence after a short illness. She was born in Rochester, NY the daughter of Albert and Laura Schultz and has been a lifetime resident of Albion. She enjoyed doing needlepoint and crafts, canning and tending to her flower and vegetable gardens. She was predeceased by her husband...
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Fay Roberta Ciarico

July 28, 1937 - February 6, 2015

Fay "Bobbie" Ciarico, formerly of Albion, NY passed on Friday, February 6, 2015 at her home. She was born in Irondequoit, NY, the daughter of the late Alfred and Grace Kubica and was a longtime resident of the area until moving to Florida 28 years ago. She graduated from Albion High School class of 1955 where she was a Drum Majorette. She worked as a Secretary for several local businesses and...
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Karen L. Anderson

April 8, 1946 - December 24, 2014

Kendall-Karen L. Anderson (Kriesche), 68, passed on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 on the day of her 50th Wedding Anniversary. She was born in New Jersey, the daughter of Joseph and Helen Kriesche and has lived in this area most of her life. She was employed at General Motors for 30 years before retiring. In her spare time she enjoyed playing bingo, playing cards, gardening and most of al...
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John Henry Suhr

November 13, 1939 - December 13, 2014

Waterport-John H. Suhr, "Papa John, Big John", 75, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 13, 2014. He was born in Albion, NY the son of Paul and Wanda Suhr and has been a lifetime resident of the area. He worked as a millwright at Rochester Products for 33 years and was a UAW member. He is survived by Mother of his children, Beatrice Suhr of Holley; Longtime Companion Elaine Klatt of...
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Marlene Sullivan

January 19, 1933 - December 1, 2014

Rochester-Marlene Heydorn Sullivan, 81, formerly of Spencerport, died peacefullyon Monday December 1st, 2014 at Saint John's Home in Rochesterfollowing a prolonged illness. Marlene was born in Gary, Indiana tothe late Francis and Esther (Yakopec) Heydorn. She attended PurdueUniversity where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree, and mether husband, the late Arnold "Arnie" Sullivan of...
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Leroy G. king

February 26, 1919 - November 30, 2014

Albion-Leroy G. King "Roy", 95, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 30, 2014. He was born in Seneca Falls, NY the son of Albert and Ada King and been a longtime resident of the area. He was employed as a Machinist at Gleason Work in Rochester for 27 years before retiring, and also during that time drove school bus for Rush-Henrietta School district. He was predeceased by wives, Ruth M....
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Marcia C. Smith

January 30, 1936 - October 29, 2014

Albion-Marcia C. Smith (Suhr) "Granny", 78, passed away on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Mercy Hospital. She was born in Albion, NY the daughter of Paul and Wanda Suhr and has been a lifelong resident of Albion. She enjoyed cooking, baking and spending time with her Children and Grandchildren. She is survived by her husband Al Smith of 59 years; 4 children, Karen (Doug) Kirby, Kimberly...
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Joshua Osborne

July 22, 1973 - October 24, 2014

Albion-Joshua Osborne "Josh", 41, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, October 24, 2014. He was born in Albion, NY the son of Denver and the Late Evelyn Osborne and has been a lifelong resident of Albion. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and an avid Buffalo Bills fan. Josh was a very sociable person who loved his family and enjoyed hanging out with his friends. Along with his father, he is survived...
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Beatrice Sargent

April 5, 1918 - October 2, 2014

Beatrice Sargent (Youngs) "Bea", 96, formerly of Albion, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Edna Tina Wilson Living Center in Rochester. She was predeceased by husband Clyde Jr.; She is survived by 2 Children, Herb (Cathy Street) Sargent and Scott (Marianne) Sargent of Rochester; Grandchildren, Sean Sargent, Derek (Mikki) Sargent, Cristen Sargent (Niraj Tolia), Ellen Sargent...
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Otis E. Hardy

August 3, 1958 - September 14, 2014

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Llewellyn Mosher

December 23, 1920 - August 21, 2014

Llewellyn JR. Mosher "JR", 93, of Albion, NY, passed away on Thursday, August 21, 2014 after a long illness.Born on December 23, 1920 in Cameron Mills, NY, he was the son of the late Llewellyn and Alice (Bissell) Mosher.JR. grew up in the Kent \Kendall area, working on the family farm. In 1970, he married the former Rita Thompson. JR. and retired from Duffy-Motts of Hamlin as a tow motor...
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Phyllis M. Redshaw

May 25, 1933 - August 19, 2014

ArraPhyllis M. Redshaw (Bennett), 81, passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at the Villages of Orleans after a short illness. She was born in Albion, NY a daughter of Henry and Alice Maxwell and has been a lifetime resident of this area. She worked as a Nurse's Aide for the Orleans County Infirmary for 20 years, before retiring. She was predeceased by her first husband, Wesley Bennett. She...
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Harry Eugene Fischer

April 27, 1937 - August 19, 2014

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Thomas O'Dre

February 22, 1920 - August 18, 2014

E. Barre-Thomas O'Dre, 94, of E. Barre, NY passed away on Monday, August 18, 2014 at the VA Medical Center in Batavia. He was born in Albion, NY, the son of Thomas and Margaret O'Dre and has been a lifetime resident of this area. He was a US Army Veteran during WWII, serving in Germany and France, and helped run the O'Dre farm in E. Barre with his brother. He is survived by Nieces, Nephews,...
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Joyce A. Halstead

July 15, 1927 - August 12, 2014

Albion-Joyce A. Fadale-Halstead, 87, passed away on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at her home. She was born in Albion and remained her during her lifetime where she raised her family. She was a homemaker and enjoyed arts & crafts, reading, and spending time with her family. For a time, she had worked in a greenhouse where she found pleasure in tending to the flowers.She was predeceased by...
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Gladys Anamae Lattin

May 22, 1916 - July 17, 2014

Gladys Anamae Lattin, 98, formerly of Middleport, NY, passed away on July 17, 2014 at the Elderwood of Cheektowaga. She was born in Medina, NY the daughter of William and Helena Tillett. She married during WWII to flight officer William S. Lattin, and together they lived in Rochester and Washington DC. At one-time she taught in Michigan, and returned to the Webster NY area. She is survived by...
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Irene G. Hammerick

December 4, 1921 - July 12, 2014

Irene G. Hammerick, 92, of Albion, NY, passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Villages of Orleans.Born on December 4, 1921, in W. Barre, NY, she was the daughter of the late Jay T. and Matilda (Wagner) Callard.Irene graduated from Holley High School in 1939 and in that same year was Apple Blossom Queen. On December 20, 1941, she married the late Charles "Charlie" Hammerick Sr. Irene worked...
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Horace Wilson

October 14, 1931 - June 28, 2014

Horace Wilson, 82, went home to be with Lord on Saturday, June 28, 2014 after a long illness. He was born in Gray, Georgia, the son of Charlie and Annie Mae (Franks) Wilson and moved to the Waterport area in 1957. He worked in Construction for many years before retiring and was a longtime Deacon at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing and hunting. Horace...
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Deborah S. Kinsey

November 8, 1955 - May 5, 2014

Deborah S. Kinsey, 58 of Albion, went to be with Lord on Monday, May 5, 2014. Born in Albion, she was the daughter of the Late Ronald K & Rose (Restivo) Preston. She was employed for many years as a LPN Charge Nurse for the Villages of Albion. She was an avid Coca Cola collector, loved watching Food Network, Paula Deen & Duck Dynasty. Spending time with her grandchildren brought her...
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Eugene C. Salviski

May 7, 1926 - January 23, 2014

Albion-Eugene C. Salviski "Gene", 87, passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at the New York State Veterans Home in Batavia. He was the son of Dimitri and Victoria (Pawelczyk) Salviski and has been a lifetime resident of Albion. He was a WWII Army Veteran and has worked for Dewitt and Keeler Construction Companies. Gene was a member of the former Albion Hook and Ladder Company, Lifetime...
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Lester L. Binion

January 10, 1933 - October 4, 2011

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Lester L. Binion

January 10, 1933 - October 4, 2011

Albion-Lester L. Binion Sr., 78, passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 atthe Villages of Orleans Health. He was born in Madison, Georgia ason of Ralph and Lulabelle (Taylor) Binion and has lived in this areamost of his life. He was employed by the Orleans County Departmentof Transportation and enjoyed gardening.He is survived by 4 Children, Linda, Lester (Lovell) Jr., Ralph andCharles...
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George E. Suhr

March 3, 1922 - September 24, 2011

Batavia-George E. Suhr, 89, formerly of Barre Center, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2011 at Strong Memorial Hospital. He was a U.S Army Veteran serving through 3 Wars and also worked at DELCO in Rochester for 30 years until his retirement. George liked hunting , fishing , and tinkering around the house. In his later years, he enjoyed going to Rudy's Restaurant in Medina. He was...
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Gerald V. Hamilton

April 1, 1941 - September 18, 2011

Holley-Gerald V. Hamilton, 70, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 18, 2011 at Hildebrandt Hospice. He was born in Westmoreland, Jamaica, the son of Isaac and Adele Maude Hamilton, and has lived here for many years. He worked as a cook at the Brockport Diner and lastly the Village House Restaurant. Gerald loved to cook and in his spare time enjoyed fishing and gardening. He is...
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Ruby S. Mitchell

March 12, 1921 - September 14, 2011

Albion-Ruby Mitchell, 90, passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at Lakeside Beikirch Care Center. She was born in Clay County, West Virginia, the daughter of Renzie Truman and Bessie Taylor and has lived in Orleans County for the last 50 years. She was a Homemaker who enjoyed gardening, fishing, Bingo and spending time with her Grandchildren. In her earlier years she enjoyed bowling. ...
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Dolores L. Whipple

December 7, 1923 - September 3, 2011

Dolores Lorraine Whipple (Seufert), 87, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 3, 2011 at United Memorial Hospital. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of Viola (Engelke) and Anthony Seufert. She was a Homemaker who enjoyed knitting, sewing and wintering in Florida. She was predeceased by her husband Edwin. She is survived by her son, Dale (Ellen) Whipple of Byron;...
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Wallace J. Mapes

June 20, 1921 - August 26, 2011

Waterport-Wallace J. Mapes, "Bud", 90, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 26, 2011 at Medina Memorial Hospital. He enjoyed Gardening, golfing, and his Grandchildren. He leaves his wife Shirley of 24 years; 2 children, Wallace Jr. (Ruth) and James; Grandchildren, Mike and Mark Willsey, Randy, Joseph, Adam and Julie Mapes, Tim and Tracey Mapes, Clint and Travis Mapes; several great...
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Taff Coley

October 28, 1969 - August 14, 2011

Albion-Taff Coley Jr., 41, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 14, 2011 in Batavia. He was born in Chicago, Illinois the son of the late Bobbie Porter and Taff Coley Sr., and has lived here most of his life. He is survived by 2 children, Corbin and Colby Coley of Albion; a brother, Brad Porter of Missouri; Aunts, Uncles; Special Aunt, Mary Green of Albion; Nieces, Nephews and many...
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Warren L. Lewis

December 7, 1942 - August 8, 2011

Kendall-Warren L. Lewis , 68, passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2011 at his home after a long illness. He was born in Calhoun, Georgia a son of Nathel and Guy Lewis and has lived in this area since the 1960's. He was employed as a Machine Operator in Rochester for many years and enjoyed hunting. Warren was a lifetime member of the North American Whitetail and was in Pope and Young, and also...
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Gloria J. Robinson

October 10, 1959 - August 4, 2011

Albion- Gloria J. Robinson (White), 51, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 4, 2011 at her home. She was born in Medina, NY a daughter to Emmitt and Maureen (Williams) White. She was a homemaker who enjoyed music, and going to the library to get her movies. She is survived by Children, Mitchell Hunter and Marvin (Angel) Hunter both of Georgia, Teresa Robinson of Alabama; 10...
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Willie C. Abron

May 8, 1935 - August 1, 2011

Willie C. "Josh" Abron, 76, passed away on Monday, August 1, 2011 at Orchard Manor Nursing Home after a short illness. He was born in Buena Vista, Georgia the son of Ocie and Charlie Abron and has been in this area since the 1960's. He is a US Army veteran and through the years had worked at Duffy Motts, Hunts, TJ Lipton, and lastly Ontario Foods. In his spare time he enjoyed fixing peoples...
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William L. Sauls

October 30, 1968 - July 29, 2011

Clarendon-William L. Sauls "Bill", "Billy", 42, died unexpectedly on Friday, July 29, 2011. He was born in Albion NY the son of Kathy (Kessel) and the late William Sauls Sr. He was a graduate of Albion High School class of '86 and a Veteran of the United States Army. Bill worked as an electrician for Union Local #86 in Rochester NY and enjoyed playing poker, the Sabres and football. He loved...
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Madlyn B. Frascarella

August 19, 1917 - July 21, 2011

Madlyn B. Frascarella, 93, of Albion, NY, entered into rest on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at the Villages of Orleans Nursing Home, Albion.Born on August 19, 1917 in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Bessie Lorena (Greenland) Buongiorne. She was married to the late Clarence Frascarella and together they made their home in Holley, NY. Madlyn was employed with the former...
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Denver Lee Weese

October 13, 1944 - July 19, 2011

Denver Lee "Old Man" Weese, 65, of Albion, NY, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at the Rochester General Hospital.Born on October 13, 1945 in Jerryville, WV, he was the son of the late Harry W. and Olive H. (Starcher) Weese.On July 18, 1967, he married the former Elizabeth Monagan, together they lived in the Eagle Harbor area for over 40 years. He was employed as a assembler...
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Edward G. Bastian

November 12, 1916 - July 9, 2011

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Kimberly M. Hill

October 3, 1958 - July 2, 2011

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Maurice W. Ruhlen

November 8, 1919 - July 1, 2011

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Robert J. Christy

August 3, 1912 - June 17, 2011

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Florence E. Rutkowski

March 3, 1928 - May 22, 2011

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Rose Pellegrino

July 3, 1921 - March 8, 2011

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Brandon Raymond Parker

November 13, 2001 - February 23, 2011

Brandon Raymond Parker, 9, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at Lakeside Memorial Hospital. He was born in Brockport, NY a son of Barbara (Walczak) and Mark Parker. Brandon attended Ronald Sodoma Elementary School and was in Mrs. Sheehan's 4th Grade class. He loved riding his 4-wheeler and snow mobile, and you could always find him with his PSP in hand. He loved watching...
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Genevieve Rose Wolffe

June 11, 1928 - Unknown

Genevieve Rose Wolffe passed on February 23, 2017. Gene was born on June 11, 1928, a daughter of Stanley and Veronica (Noreck) Radzinski. She was predeceased by her husband Harry J. Wolffe who passed on February 23, 1983, her daughter Carol J. Fortunato and her great grandson Liam David Terra. Gene is survived by her daughters Nancy Ebbs, Sharon Ludwick and Judy Soto; brother Leonard Radzinski...
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Providence Wren-Warren


Predeceased by two loving husbands Harold Wren and Herb Warren. Beloved mother of Robin (Jim) Sisson, Suzanna (Tim) Fredenburg, Harold (Michelle) Wren, Lawrence (Vicki) Wren and John (Pamela) Wren. Cherished grandmother of 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. To allow for out of country and out of state relatives, arrangements are being made for a celebration of her life in June.
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