Obituaries

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    Morris E. Morse

    Ferguson Corners/Ashville, NC- Morris Eugene Morse, age 77, passed away on Sept. 3, 2022 in Ashville, NC. Friends may call Monday (Sept. 19th) from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Gorham United Methodist Church. A Memorial  Service will follow at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gorham United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 225, Gorham, NY 14461. Morris was a retired U.S. Marine, who served honorably in the Vietnam War. He had been a meat cutter for P&C Food Markets. Morris had many collections of steins, swords and dishes. He loved all sorts of music. His favorite holiday was Christmas. Morris loved his dog Waldo. Morris is survived… Read more
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    John Frederick Hoffman

    John Frederick Hoffman, age 76, of Williamstown, NJ, died on Friday, May 13, 2022. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside remembrance on September 25 @ 2pm @ Gorham Cemetery, Route 245, Gorham, NY.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of John to the Penn Yan Methodist Church, 166 Main St. Penn Yan, NY 14527 or Yates County Habitat for Humanity, 224 Main Street, Penn Yan, NY 14527. Husband of 35 years to Edna Mae Hoffman (formerly Phillips). Father of Michael Phillips (Lisa) of Mantua, Daniel Hughes (Kelly) of Clayton, Mark Phillips (Cindy) of Franklinville, and David Hoffman (Franklin) of Asbury Park. Grandfather of… Read more
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    Betty L. Davis

    Geneva - Betty L. Davis, age 73, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, September 13, 2022.  A Memorial Service will be held Friday (Sept. 23rd) at 3 p.m. at Crosswinds Wesleyan Church, 3360 Middle Cheshire Rd., Canandiagua. Memorial contributions may be made to Family Life Network (www.familylife.org) P.O. Box 506, Bath, NY 14810. Betty was the daughter of the late Cecil and Norma Barrett. She graduated from DeRuyter High School and from SUNY at Morrisville College in 1969.  Betty was a wife and stay at home mother to four children. She also worked as a secretary and office administrator for a number of years. Besides her 10 grandchildren, her… Read more
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    Jeffrey Lawrence Eldredge

    Victor- Jeffrey L. Eldredge, age 64, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, September 8, 2022. Friends may call Wednesday (Sept. 14th) 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 on Thursday (Sept. 15th) at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Honor Flight Rochester, Inc., PO Box 23582, Rochester, NY 14692. Jeff was born Sept. 10, 1957 in Geneva, NY. He was a 1975 graduate of Marcus Whitman High School. Jeff worked as a porter at Van Bortel Subaru in… Read more
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    Sheila Kay Ayers

    Branchport- Sheila Kay Ayers, age 67, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022 at F.F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua. Sheila’s family will have a Celebration of her life at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Yates County, PO Box 102, Penn Yan, NY 14527. Sheila was born June 30, 1955 in Penn Yan, NY to the late Floyd and Barbara Van Housen. She married Albert A. Ayers, Jr. on September 2, 1972. Sheila was a full-time homemaker, who lived for her kids and grandkids. She also loved flower gardening and watching and feeding the birds. Sheila is survived by her husband of 50… Read more
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    Rodney Nels Christensen

    Rodney Nels Christensen Age 60, of Penn Yan, NY died peacefully at 4:30 in the morning on August 31, 2022 at the home of his parent’s on Stape Road. Reflection: Once Again Another Life Has Been Lost By Alcohol Abuse. Rodney was born June 26, 1962 at Geneva General Hospital to Donald and Phyllis (Carroll) Christensen.  As part of Rodney’s life journey, he chose to stop his dialysis treatment and opened his arms for Jesus to lead him home. As a young teenager he worked on his Uncle Claude Carroll’s farm and neighbor Lyle Jensen’s farm. He graduated from PYA Class of 1980. He worked for another uncle, Donald Carroll driving… Read more
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    Robert M. “Bobby” Johnston

    Geneva- Robert M. “Bobby” Johnston III, age 57, died Monday, August 29, 2022. Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions in Bobby’s name can be made to the Humane Society of Yates County, P.O. Box 12, Penn Yan, NY 14527. Bobby was born on April 18, 1965 to Robert Milo Johnston, Jr. and Sylvia Windnagle Johnston. He was a lumberjack who owned Bob’s Hardwood Shop in Geneva. Bobby enjoyed big game hunting, especially Bear Hunting in the northeast and Mule Deer hunting in the west. He also enjoyed garden tractor pulls and was a member of Central New York Tractor Pullers. Bobby is… Read more
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    Brian D. Bell

    Brian D. Bell, 87, died peacefully on Sunday August 14th after a long and valiant fight against Alzheimer’s disease.  Born in 1935 to Beulah Prentice Bell and John C. Bell in Warsaw, NY, Brian, his older brother Jack, and his parents settled in Geneva where he enjoyed his childhood with many friends whom he kept throughout his life.  After lettering in football and basketball at Geneva High School, Brian headed to Hamilton College in 1953 where, after a 2-year stint in the Army, he graduated in 1960.  After meeting the love of his life, Mary Ann, in Geneseo, they were married in 1961 and settled in Canandaigua.  There they welcomed… Read more
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    James G. Hey

    Savannah/Penn Yan- James G. Hey, age 78, died Saturday, August 13, 2022. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Burial will be in Nettle Valley Cemetery. Memorial contributions can by made to New York Steam Engine Association, P.O. Box 1149, Canandaigua, NY 14424. Jim was born in Penn Yan, NY, the son of the late Clarence L. and Ruth Finnemore Hey. He was a member of the NYS Steam Pageant and various tractor clubs in the area. Jim collected tractors and enjoyed tractor pulls. Jim is survived by his wife, Cheryl Lane Hey; sister, Jean (Robert) Brown; brother, Edward Hey; several nieces and nephews; and a… Read more
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    Nancy L. Brown

    Stanley- Nancy L. Brown, age 89, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, September 4, 2022 at 1 p.m. at the Aloquin First United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions can be made to Aloquin First United Methodist Church, 2760 State Routes 5 & 20, Stanley, NY 14561 Nancy was a lovely lady and an affectionate wife, mother, daughter, granddaughter, sister, and friend. Her capable hands, warm heart and friendly manner influenced the course of many lives. Nancy was a sweet lady whose gifts were used to care for people, animals and everything within her reach. Her motto and goal was to leave all those with whom… Read more
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    Amos J. Stoltzfus

    Penn Yan- Amos J. Stoltzfus, age 88, died Wednesday, August 03, 2022. Amos was born on February 9, 1934 in Bareville, PA to the late John and Malinda Stoltzfus. Before moving to Penn Yan in 1983 he was a silo builder in Lancaster, PA and worked for Lancaster Level Flo. After moving to Penn Yan, he and his wife Fannie, opened Oak Hill Bulk Foods on Ridge Road and in 1990 the store moved to its current location on Route 14A. He also built silos in the Penn Yan area from 1983 until 1990. Amos was a pastor at the Refton Mennonite Church from 1970-1983 and at the Crystal Valley… Read more
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    Vincent P. DeBoover

    Geneva- Vincent P. DeBoover, age 91, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 10, 2022. Friends may call on Thursday, July 14th from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Private Funeral Service will follow, with burial in Little Church Cemetery. The DeBoover family invites friends to join them for a reception at the Stanley Fire Department, starting at 2 p.m. on Thursday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Activities Fund, Living Center North, 196 North St., Geneva, NY 14456. Vince was born on Jan. 3, 1931 to the late Peter and Florence  DeBoover. He was a graduate of Geneva High School… Read more
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    Herbert “Herby” G. McFetridge

    Stanley- Herbert “Herby” G. McFetridge passed on June 30, 2022 at the age of 89.           There will be no calling hours or services. Herby simply wanted everyone to have a drink and a party thinking of him.           Any donations may be made to the Gorham Fire Company, 4676 Kearney Rd., Gorham, NY 14461; or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.           Herby was born March 31, 1933 to William John and Helen A. (Long) McFetridge. He worked on his dad’s farm until graduating from Geneva High School, where he had won the National FFA essay contest.           Herby drove truck for… Read more
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    Steven L. Wilson

    Geneva, Steven L. Wilson, age 55, passed away at his home on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Friends may call Tuesday (July 19th) from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Ontario County Humane Society, 4976 Co. Rd. 48, Canandaigua, NY 14424. Steven was born Jan. 5, 1967 in Geneva, NY. He graduated from Marcus Whitman Central School. Steven had been an auto mechanic. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and spending time with friends. Steven is survived by his father, Ronald (Lorraine Keys) Hinman; sister, Kim (James) Oaks of Iowa and brothers, Mark… Read more
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    Donald F. House, Sr.

    Donald F. House Sr. 1929 - 2022Penn Yan NY - Donald, age 92, died peacefully on June 26, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. Don was born in Avon NY, the eldest child of the late Clarence and J. Fredericka House. He met and married the love of his life, Donna Irwin House in 1954.Don was dedicated to his faith, his family, his friends and the education and guidance of young people. He was a farmer at heart spending much of his life in the cattle industry.Donald served in the army stationed in Germany during the Korean War. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and later… Read more
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    LaVon Adrienne Swan

    Chili- LaVon Adrienne Swan, age 75, passed away Monday, June 20, 2022. Friends may call on Monday, June 27 from 1-2 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will follow calling hours at 2 p.m.  LaVon was born on April 7, 1947, a daughter of the late LaVerne and Helen Clarke Dunn. She was a graduate of Gorham Central School, Class of 1966. LaVon was employed at Haverstick Company in Rochester as a customer service representative. She was a member of the Antique Auto Club of America, Model A Restore Club and a charter member of the Good Sam Club. LaVon enjoyed cooking.  LaVon… Read more
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    Alice E. Wright

    Stanley- Alice E. Wright passed away peacefully in her sleep the morning of June 17, 2022 after long management of Alzheimer’s Symptoms.  Alice was a vibrant, social, active, and loving person.  She was very conscientious of COVID and possessed a humility that led her to insist no special services be held. She did request friends and family think kindly of her when hiking, riding bikes, bowling with friends and listening to great music or sharing a delicious meal as she so often did with them.  Alice loved to make pies to share and play games with her grandchildren at the dining room table.  She drove bus for the Marcus Whitman… Read more
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    Tracy L. Dunton

    Middlesex- Tracy L. Dunton, age 56, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2022. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at the Manchester First Baptist Church, 54 S. Main St., Manchester, NY, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. with a Celebration of Life for Tracy to follow at 12 noon. A luncheon will follow at the church Memorial Contributions can be made to the Manchester First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 145, Manchester, NY 14504. Tracy was born July 2, 1965, a daughter of the late Edwin and Margaret Flanagan Dunton. She was a graduate of Marcus Whitman Central School District, Class of 1984. Tracy enjoyed listening to Family… Read more
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    James L. Payne, Sr.

    Bellona- James L. Payne, Sr., age 76, died on Monday, May 30, 2022.           A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday (June 2nd) at 4 p.m. at the Penn Yan American Legion Post 355.           Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society 1120 S. Goodman St., Rochester, NY 14620.           Jim was born August 30, 1945 in Canandaigua, NY. He was the son of the late Robert and Marjorie Payne. Jim graduated from Gorham High School in 1963. He served honorably in the U.S. Army from September, 1965 until August 1968. On Feb. 16, 1968 he married Emma Stier. They raised their family of 6… Read more
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    Shirley K. Adams

    Gorham- Shirley K. Adams, age 93, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2022.           Funeral Services will be private.           A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday (June 4th) at 3 p.m. at the Gorham Fire Hall, 4676 Kearney Rd.           Memorial contributions may be made to the Gorham Free Library, P.O. Box 211, Gorham, NY 14461; or to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 514 E. Swamp Rd., Penn Yan, NY 14527.           Shirley was born Sept. 27, 1928 in Penn Yan, NY.  She was the daughter of the late Alvin and Thelma Kindelberger. Shirley was brought up on the family farm on East Swamp Road. She graduated from Gorham… Read more
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    Virgil L. “Buck” Brown

    Stanley- Virgil L. “Buck” Brown, age 86, died Tuesday, May 24, 2022.           Services will be private.           Memorial contributions may be made to the Stanley Fire Dept., P.O. Box 481, Stanley, NY 14561.           “Buck” was born Oct. 23, 1935 in Bluffton, Indiana, the son of the late Lloyd and Mary Poling Brown.            He married Audrey Hurlbutt on Oct. 18, 1958 and they lovingly enjoyed their life together for 63 ½ years.  He also spent 27 years working for the Seneca-Gorham Telephone Company, retiring in 1992.           Buck enjoyed many activities throughout his years to include hunting, fishing, golfing, and he was an accomplished woodworker.  He had an… Read more
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    Wilfred A. “Will” Zimmerman

    Flint/Geneva- Wilfred A. Zimmerman, age 84, died May 23, 2022 peacefully at home. Funeral Services will be private, with burial in Gorham Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held at Will’s favorite spot the Zimmerman Fertilizer Plant in Stanley, at a date to be announced. Memorial contributions may be made to the Marcus Whitman F.F.A. “Jacket Fund”, 4100 Baldwin Rd., Rushville, NY 14454; or one of the following large and small animal sanctuaries, Sweet Farm, 211 Hall Rd., Himrod, NY 14842, or Cracker Box Palace, 6450 Shaker Rd., North Rose, NY 14516. “Will” was born Jan. 28, 1938 in Manchester, NY.       to Samuel L. Zimmerman, Sr. and Florence M.… Read more
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    Robert R. Mosich, Sr.

    Penn Yan – Robert Richard Mosich, Sr., age 87, died Sunday, May 15, 2022 at The Homestead in Penn Yan.  Friends may call Thursday (May 26th) from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Memorial Service will be held Friday (May 27th) at 11 a.m. at the Seneca #9 Presbyterian Church. Burial, with Military Honors, will be in Number Nine Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Seneca Presbyterian Church, 4414 Number Nine Rd., Stanley, NY 14561. Bob was born March 21, 1935 in Queens, New York. He was the son of the late William Mosich and Edna Lohnam Mosich. Bob graduated from… Read more
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    Joan Marie Angell (Robson)

    Our beloved and very beautiful, Joan Marie Angell (Robson), age 63, of Gorham, passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, May 9, 2022. Joan was a very caring and loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and friend to so many. Her loving heart left a beacon of light for all that knew her. Joan was a compassionate spirit whose passion was caring for others. Joan was born to Wendell and Pearl Angell, October 10, 1958. She was raised in Gorham, NY and loved her hometown so much that she stayed in it for her entire life. Joan graduated from Marcus Whitman High School in 1976 and received an A.A. degree… Read more
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    Charles Francis Knowlton

    Macedon – Charles Francis Knowlton, age 81, went Home to be with his Lord on Sunday, May 8, 2022. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, 153 Church Ave., Farmington, NY 14425; or to The Pentecostal Church of Rochester. Charles was born October 24, 1940 in Pasedena, California. He was retired from Bethlem Services in Rochester. Charles had a strong belief in God. He was active in the Sharing and Caring Prayer Group at Parkwood. Charles is survived by his wife, Gail Williams-Knowlton; three children, Nathan Knowlton, Jeffery Knowlton and Rebecca Turkman; many grandchildren; several step-children;… Read more
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    Cyrus Zane McGregor

    Hall- Cyrus Zane McGregor, born asleep on May 7, 2022. Sent to Heaven with love by his parents, Brett and Jenna Curtis McGregor; siblings, Destiny, Teagen, Dallas, Rayne, Paisley and Remington; grandparents, Steve McGregor, Tammy and Wayne Eck, Tom Curtis and Shelly and Gene Webster as well as great-grandparents and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Friends may call on Saturday, May 14, 2022 from 1 – 2 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m.. The family kindly requests casual attire and to wear something blue in Cyrus’s honor. Please visit www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com to send a message of condolence to… Read more
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    Barbara J. Gage

    Penn Yan – Barbara J. Gage, age 90, passed away on May 3, 2022. A Graveside Committal Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday (May 7th) at Gorham Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Chilidren’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Barbara was the daughter of the late Orrin John and Gladys Gage. She was a graduate of Gorham High School. Barb went to Rochester as a young woman to go to training school, where she learned to use a comptometer.  Barb was an independent career woman who lived with and cared for her parents until their passing. Barbara had been a… Read more
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    Roland E. Hoffman

    Gorham- Roland E. Hoffman, age 88, passed away on Monday, April 25, 2022. Friends may call on Thursday (April 28) from 11a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will follow calling hours at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to the Town of Gorham Historical Society, P.O. Box 90, Gorham, NY 14461. Roland was born on April 21, 1934 in Gorham to the late John P. and Esther S. Hoffman. He was a graduate of Gorham Central School, Class of 1953. On May 12, 1967, Roland married the former Joan… Read more
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    Larry W. Laursen

    ~Music Man of Yatesville~ Larry Laursen Born May 27th 1960-April 20, 2022. On the evening of April 20th, 2022, Larry passed away peacefully. Larry was visited and comforted by family members at Thompson Hospital at the time of his passing. He was 61 years old. Larry was diagnosed with a complicated disease, muscular dystrophy, that he battled his entire life with grace, courage, and dignity. He never let it hold him back or keep him from enjoying life’s adventures. His motto was “what doesn’t kill us makes us stronger”. Larry was supposed to be in a wheelchair many years ago; however, he was determined to defy the odds. He was… Read more
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    Roger W. Wohlschlegel

    Canandaigua/ Penn Yan- Roger W. Wohlschlegel, age 89, went home to be with his Lord on Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022. Friends may call Tuesday (April 19th) from  5 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham and again on Wednesday (April 20th) from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m at the Emmanuel Baptist Church, 332 E. Main St., Penn Yan, NY.  A Celebration of Life will follow on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Emmanuel Baptist Church. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre-Emption Road, Geneva, NY 14456. Roger was born on February… Read more
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    Dorothy B. Pease

    Penn Yan- Dorothy B. Pease, age 91, passed away Saturday, April 9, 2022. Honoring Dorothy’s wishes there will be no services at this time. Dorothy was born on January 8, 1931 in Springfield, Massachusetts to the late Eugene and Margaret Charboneau Bergeron. She enjoyed painting, arts and crafts and taking care of horses. Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Juli (Larry) Laursen; 3 grandchildren, Jennifer (James) Haddock, Gary (Ryan) Subocz and Jamie (Cody) Darnell; 4 great-grandchildren, Jayce Haddock, Jade Haddock, Colt Darnell and Harley Darnell; and of course, her great-grand-dogs, Max and Inigo. Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, Carl Pease; a son, Edward Pease and her parents. Please visit… Read more
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    Janet E. Read

    Rushville/Canandaigua – Janet E. Read, born February 22, 1925 in the Township of Potter, died April 9, 2022 in Canandaigua, NY. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, April 24th, at 2 p.m. at the Rushville Congregational Church. Burial will be in Rushville Cemetery, at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rushville History Room, P.O. Box 51, Rushville, NY 14544; Middlesex History Room, P.O. Box 147, Middlesex, NY 14507; Mansfield University Foundation, 6 Beecher St., Mansfield, Pa 16933; or to the First Congregational Church, P.O. Box 1, Rushville, NY 14544. Janet was the daughter of the late Orion W. and S. Maude (Ledgerwood) Read… Read more
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    Perry S. Bahringer

    Canandaigua- Perry S. Bahringer, age 84, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2022.           A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, June 5, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Kings Catering, 4031 Rt 5& 20, Canandaigua, NY 14424.           Perry was born on Dec. 24, 1937 to the late George and Mildred Derby Bahringer. He was a graduate of St. Mary’s School in Canandaigua. Perry honorably served his country in the U.S. Army Reserves. Perry retired from Pactiv in Macedon. He had a caring heart and loved children. Perry was proud to be a provider for his family. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and maintaining his yard.           Perry… Read more
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    Tanya Marie Walsh

    Tanya R. Walsh  May 7th, 1978 – April 4th, 2022 Nottingham, PA- Tanya R. Walsh, age 43, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 4th, 2022 at her home. Tanya graduated from Marcus Whitman Central School in Rushville, NY in 1996. She graduated from Finger Lakes Community College with her Bachelors in Nursing, and later from Roberts Wesleyan College with her Masters in Nursing. She worked as a nurse for many years, as this was her passion and she thoroughly enjoyed it. Aside from nursing, Tanya enjoyed flower gardening, tatting and baking, but above all being a mom. Tanya is survived by her husband, Keith; son, Adam Frank; daughter, Emily Faith;… Read more
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    Dorothy M. Welc

    STANLEY – Dorothy M. Welc, age 94, died, Friday, April 1, 2022. Dorothy was born May 5, 1927, in Flint, New York. She was the daughter of the late Claud and Dagmar (Carlsen) Heckman.  She attended Flint School until her family moved to Stanley when she was 16. She graduated from Seneca-Gorham-Potter Central School in 1946.  After graduation she worked at Shuron Optical Co. in Geneva until she married her high school sweetheart, Chester Welc, on June 21, 1951. She continued to work on her parent’s small farm until they retired.  She would tell stories of setting cabbage plants, baling straw, and topping carrots. Chet and Dorothy had been married… Read more
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    George E. Oswald, Jr.

    Hall- George E. Oswald, Jr., age 84,passed away on March 31, 2022 after a brief illness. There will be no calling hours. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, (April 30th) at 1 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 514 East Swamp Rd., Penn Yan. Burial will follow in Shuman Cemetery, 649 East Swamp Road. All units, blue and gray, are welcome at the church and at the graveside.  A Celebration of Life will be follow at the Hall Fire Department at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the NY 148th Volunteer Infantry Company E, c/o P.O. Box 113, Hall, NY 14463. George was born… Read more
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    Patricia Ann Kurzejeski

    Stanley- Patricia Ann Kurzejeski, age 71, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions can be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Suite 1100 N, 4550 Montgomery Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814. Pat was born on August 3, 1950, the daughter of the late J.C. Boggs and Anna Perryman Boggs. She graduated from Canandaigua Academy. Pat was a Counselor at Hillside Children’s Center in Romulus, NY, until her retirement. Pat was an incredible artist, who also wrote poetry and played the guitar. She also gardened and canned the produce for her family.                     Pat is survived… Read more
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