Obituaries

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    Robin Roy Charles Inwood

    Robin Roy Charles Inwood, age 73, of Penn Yan, formerly of Canada, Corning and Olean, passed away peacefully on Nov. 1, 2018 at the Keuka Comfort Care Home. There will be a private service for the family at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Association of Western New York, 222 Seabert Ave., Depew, NY 14043; or to Keuka Comfort Care Home, P.O. Box 107, Penn Yan, NY 14527. Robin was born in Northamptonshire, England on Sept. 25, 1945, the son of Dorothy (Humphries) and Ronald Charles Inwood. Along with his parents and two younger brothers, he moved to the Toronto, Ontario, Canada area in 1957.… Read more
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    David K. Vaughan

    Penn Yan – David Keith Vaughan, age 77, passed away at his home, surrounded by family, on Friday, February 3, 2023.           Services will be private, with burial in Voak Cemetery.                    David was a lifetime dairy farmer. He was a member of the Holstein Association for over 50 years. David enjoyed farming, hunting, Civil War history and spending time with his children and grandchildren.           David is survived by his wife of 47 years, Susan Vaughan; seven children, Jason (Jackie) Vaughan, Steven Vaughan, Aaron (Ella Mae) Vaughan, Susie (Michael) Woodward, Valerie (Ben) Fogarty, Kenn (Rebecca) Vaughan and Paul (Rachel) Vaughan; 29 Grandchildren; siblings, Linda (Ronnie) Pettenger, Leonard (Becky) Vaughan,… Read more
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    David Keith Vaughan

    Penn Yan – David Keith Vaughan, age 77, passed away at his home, surrounded by family, on Friday, February 3, 2023.           Services will be private, with burial in Voak Cemetery.                    David was a lifetime dairy farmer. He was a member of the Holstein Association for over 50 years. David enjoyed farming, hunting, Civil War history and spending time with his children and grandchildren.           David is survived by his wife of 47 years, Susan Vaughan; seven children, Jason (Jackie) Vaughan, Steven Vaughan, Aaron (Ella Mae) Vaughan, Susie (Michael) Woodward, Valerie (Ben) Fogarty, Kenn (Rebecca) Vaughan and Paul (Rachel) Vaughan; 29 Grandchildren; siblings, Linda (Ronnie) Pettenger, Leonard (Becky) Vaughan,… Read more
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    Rodney B. Mikkelsen

    Penn Yan / Geneva – Rodney B. Mikkelsen, age 81, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023.           Honoring his wishes, there will be no prior calling hours. A private burial will be in Bellona Cemetery.           Memorial contributions may be made to the Benton Fire  Dept., 932 Rte. 14A, Penn Yan, NY 14527; or to the Humane Society of Yates County, P.O. Box 12, Penn Yan, NY 14527.           Rodney was the son of the late Harry F. Mikkelsen and Elsie Jorgensen Mikkelsen. He was a 1960 graduate of Gorham High School. Rodney was a well-known, lifelong farmer in the Ferguson Corners area. He owned and operated GroMark Farms.          … Read more
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    Matthew Michael Beasley

    Canandaigua- Matthew Michael Beasley, age 37, passed away on Monday, January 30, 2023. A private service will be held at a later date. Matthew was born on February 13, 1985 in Rochester, NY. Matthew worked as a roofer for Proctor Enterprises. He enjoyed fishing and loved spending time with family, he had a huge heart. Matthew had a great sense of humor. Matthew is survived by his father, Edward (Nanette) Beasley; mother, Robin (John) Healy; siblings, Jennifer Stevens, Sara (Skylor) Saxton, Nathan (Stevie) Beasley, Heather (Korbyn) Beasley, Amy (Michael) Sharp, Jennifer (Greg) Hulburt, Carl Healy, David (Kari) Gray, Clifford (Tara) Gray, Carrie (Joe) Christensen and Matthew (Alisa) Gray; his dog,… Read more
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    Roger Allen Boyd

    Penn Yan- Roger Allen Boyd, age 70, died Saturday, January 28, 2023.           Services will be announced at a later date.           Memorial Contributions may be made to Keuka Comfort Care Home, P.O. Box 107, Penn Yan, NY 14527.           Born in Poughkeepsie, NY, Roger was a 1970 graduate of Highland High School. He attended Dutchess Community College. Roger was retired from IBM.           On May 11, 1991, Roger and Susan were married in S. Carolina. They moved to Penn Yan 11 years ago from Chapel Hill, N. Carolina. Roger enjoyed golf and sports, and was a NY Yankees fan.           Roger is survived by his wife, Susan; two grandsons,… Read more
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    Robert “Bob” (Box) L. Catlin

    Robert “Bob” (Box) L. Catlin – Gorham / Penn Yan / Sebring, FL Bob was born 10/29/42 and gained his Angel Wings on 1/19/23 in Sebring, FL. Friends may call on Monday (Feb. 6th) from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday (Feb. 7th) at 11 a.m. at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery. A luncheon will follow at the Gorham United Methodist Church. Memorial Contributions can be made to the American Lung Association, P.O. Box 295, Hamburg, NY 14075. Bob was a 1960 graduate of Gorham Central School. He married Shirley… Read more
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    Phyllis Kay Thompson

    Potter- Phyllis Kay Thompson, age 81, passed away on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023.           A private burial will be in Shuman Cemetery.           Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 435 E. Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14620.           Phyllis was the daughter of the late  Paul Sylvester Black and Gladys Kay Kreppenneck Black. She was a graduate of Gorham Central School. Phyllis was a Nurse’s Aide at Geneva General Hospital until her retirement.           Phyllis married Lewis G. Thompson on Feb. 18, 1961. She was devoted to her family. Phyllis was an animal lover. She enjoyed reading. Phyllis was a member of Pathway Community Church in Canandaigua.          … Read more
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    Stephen Daniel Hershey

    Gorham- It is with our deepest sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, son, uncle, friend- Stephen Daniel Hershey, age 57. He passed away Friday, December 30, 2022 at Thompson Hospital. Friends may call on Friday, January 6th from 4 pm to 8 pm at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham.  A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, Jan 7th at 11:00 am St. John’s Lutheran Church, 514 E Swamp Rd., Penn Yan, NY 14527. Steve was born on December 22, 1965, to Joan Jensen Colf and Daniel H. Hershey. He graduated from Marcus Whitman High School Class of 1984. He worked many years for his family business,… Read more
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    Joan Lucille Brooks

    Geneva/Gorham- Joan Lucille Brooks, age 82, passed away on Thursday, December 15, 2022. Friends may call on Sunday (Dec. 18) from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service will be held on Monday (Dec. 19) at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be sent to Gorham Fire Co., 4676 Kearney Rd., Stanley, NY 14561. Joan was born on November 7, 1940, a daughter of the late William and Florence Countryman Murphy. Joan was a waitress for a number of years in the Gorham and Geneva area, including at the Pumpernickel Restaurant in… Read more
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    Richard Howder

    It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved grandfather, Richard Howder. He was a kind and loving soul who will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Richard Howder of Rushville New York, passed away December 14, 2022, in his home. He was born on January 28th 1941, to Edward and Marion (Baton) Howder in Brockport New York. Richard married Sylvia (Kerstetter) Howder on April 10th 1965 and they had three children together, Cynthia Pickering, Richard Howder, Jr. and Tara Gaudette. He worked as a heavy equipment operator, and retired from Carini Excavating in 2020. He was an avid Hunter and fisherman, who was… Read more
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    Frederick H. Stell

    Gorham/Canandaigua- Frederick H. Stell, 90, passed away on Dec. 9, 2022. Friends may call Wednesday (Dec. 14th) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A funeral service follows at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Rd., Fairport, NY 14450. Fred was the son of the late Carl F. and Esther Stell. He was retired from Sears & Roebuck. Fred was a member of the NYS Grange. He enjoyed square dancing, traveling and gardening. He especially enjoyed growing dahlias. Fred is survived by his wife, Joan MacMullen Stell; several nieces and… Read more
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    Angela Mae McNeil

    Canandaigua/Gorham- Angela Mae McNeil, 47, passed away at her home on Saturday, December 3, 2022.           Burial in Gorham Cemetery will be private.        In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ontario County Humane Society, 2976 County Rd. #48, Canandaigua, NY 14424. Angela was the daughter of Joyce Gage McNeil and the late Thomas L. McNeil. She graduated from Marcus Whitman High School. Angela had enjoyed her job as a bus monitor for A&E Transport. She loved her family, especially her nephews. Angela also enjoyed her kitties, Mollie and Maxine.           Angela is survived by her life partner, Michael Porterfield of Canandaigua; mother, Joyce McNeil of Stanley;… Read more
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    Dream Tillie Moore

    Gorham/Stanley- Dream Tillie Moore, went home to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, December 3, 2022. A Private Family Burial Service will be held in Gorham Cemetery. Dream is survived by her parents, Jonathan and Savannah Moore; maternal grandparents, Jeffery and Rainey Jones; paternal grandmother, Sylvia Moore; great-grandmothers, June Moore and Patricia Jo Weaver. She is also survived by her father’s brothers: Josiah, Jordan (Julia), Nathaniel (Natalie) Moore, and Jonathan Sullivan; and her mother’s brothers and sisters: Tylere (Holly) Weaver, Stormy (Markus) Hardt and Indiana, Sterling, Olivia, River, Ezra and Mercy Jones; cousins, Evangeline Moore, Gabriel, Lillyanna, Izabella, Sophia and Gracie Weaver, and Benaiah, Charlie and Gideon Hardt; as well as… Read more
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    Sasha Michelle Murphy

    Sasha Michelle Murphy2002 - 2022 It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of our beloved Daughter, Granddaughter, & Niece, Sasha Michelle Murphy on November 28, 2022. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Canandaigua located at 100 N Main Street, Canandaigua, NY. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Sasha the Warrior Fund at Rise Up, P.O. Box 95, Canandaigua, NY 14424. The fund will assist other handicapped children with the fees for Equine Therapy. Sasha was predeceased by her Father, Joseph P. Murphy Jr. She is survived… Read more
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    Shirley J. Miles

    Gorham/Crystal Beach- Shirley J. Miles, age 86, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, November 27, 2022.  Friends and family are invited to call on Thursday (Dec. 1st) from 10 to 12 Noon at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Funeral Service will follow at Noon. Burial will be in Rose Ridge Cemetery, Naples. Memorial contributions may be made to Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456. Shirley was born on Feb. 19, 1936, daughter of the late Malon and Eva Newland Gavette. She worked at the Lincoln Hill Inn for 10 years.  Shirley enjoyed watching the birds and deer from her front window. She also… Read more
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    Jeanette E. Rothe

    Middlesex/Kentucky - Jeanette E. Rothe, 82, passed away peacefully at her home in Kentucky on Friday, November 25, 2022.  She is survived by her sons, Michael B. Frey of Cheyenne, Wyoming and Daniel M. Frey of Paintsville, Kentucky; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren; sister, Susan (William) Button, brother, Peter (Susan) Rothe, and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her son, Aaron M. Frey. Jeanette (“Jan”) was born to Cleo L. and Lenora M. Rothe and was raised in Middlesex, graduating from Middlesex Valley Central School, Class of 1958.  Jan was an artist and had many interests. Most notably, she was an accomplished horsewoman, raising and showing her… Read more
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    Donna Marie Palmer

    Stanley- Donna M. Palmer, age 72, formerly of Canandaigua and Shortsville, died Nov. 16, 2022 at Geneva General Hospital. Services for Donna will be announced at a later date.Memorial Contributions may be made to the Shortsville American Legion, Post #34, 1513 Palmyra St., Shortsville, NY 14548. Donna retired from Geneva General Hospital, where she had worked for 30 years. After her retirement she was a foster-grandparent for 5 years. She was a member of the Shortsville American Legion. Donna enjoyed visiting her friends. She loved reading and shopping. Donna is survived by two daughters, Marlene (Tom Bryan) Bott, and Dawn Pfeifer; 4 grandchildren, Jacob Bott, Kayla Bott, Logan Pfeifer, Quinn… Read more
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    Dr. George Thompson Lewis

    Canandaigua/Rushville - Dr. George Thompson Lewis, age 85,  passed away on Nov. 14, 2022 Calling Hours in Salem, New York, will be held at the McClellan-Gariepy Funeral Home, on Saturday, November 19, 2022, from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. The Funeral will be held in Wellsville, New York. Calling Hours will be held at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home on Monday, November 21, 2022, from 2:00 to 4:00. A Requiem Mass will be held at Immaculate Conception Church in Wellsville, New York, on Tuesday, November 22, at 1:00 in the afternoon. Dr. George Thompson Lewis was the only child of Carl Arthur Kenyon Lewis and Ruth Noble Gage Lewis. The… Read more
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    Lawrence A. Colf

    Rushville- Lawrence A. Colf, age 59, passed away unexpectedly on November 10, 2022. A Memorial Service will be held in the spring. Larry was born on June 19, 1963, a son of Larry and Mary Cator Colf. He was a graduate of Marcus Whitman Central School. Larry was an avid Buffalo Bills fan and enjoyed watching war movies. He was always willing to lend a helping hand to family and friends. He will be dearly missed. Larry is survived by his loving mother, Mary Colf; brothers, Brian, Jeff (Jan) and Scott; step-mother, Joan Colf; step-brothers, Steve, David and Chris Hershey; uncles, Jim (Lucy) Cator and George (Connie) Cator; special friends,… Read more
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    Holly C. Cripps

    Manchester- Holly C. Cripps, age 44, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 4, 2022. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 2 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. Memorial contributions may be made to Citizens Hose Co., 5 Sheldon St., Shortsville, NY 14548. Holly was born Dec. 2, 1977. She graduated from Churchville-Chili High School.  Holly married Scott G. Cripps on July 23, 2005. She was a full-time Mom and homemaker. Holly was an avid Buffalo Bills fan. She also followed NASCAR. Holly enjoyed crafting.  She loved the ocean waters and cruises.  She was very devoted to family and friends. She… Read more
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    Laura Jane Kent

    Hall- Laura Jane Kent, age 77, passed away Friday, November 4, 2022. A graveside service will be held on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022 at 2pm at the Little Church Cemetery. A reception will follow at the Stanley Fire Hall. Memorial contributions can be made to Stanley-Hall-Gorham Ambulance, PO Box 57, Hall, NY 14463. Laura was born on February 27, 1945 a daughter of the late Bernard and Evelyn Terwilliger Thorpe. She was a graduate of Gorham Central School, Class of 1963. Laura lived in Watkins Glen for many years before she moved to Hall in 2014. She loved to sew, do crossword puzzles and visit with friends. Laura was an… Read more
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    Janet May Landcastle

    Rushville- Janet May Landcastle, age 86, passed away at her home on Wednesday, November 2, 2022. Friend may call Friday (Nov. 11th) from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Funeral Service will be held Saturday (Nov. 12th) at 11 a.m. at the First Congregational Church in Rushville, NY. Burial will be in Rushville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Congregational Church, PO Box 612, Rushville, NY 14544; or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 435 East Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14620. Janet was born June 7, 1936. She was the daughter of the late Howard Gorton and Genevieve Runt Gorton. Janet… Read more
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    Shirley A. Rippel

    Middlesex- Shirley A. Rippel, age 74, died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022.           Funeral Services will be held Friday (Nov. 4th) at 10 a.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. Burial will be in White Haven Memorial Park, Pittsford.           Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, PO Box 295 Hamburg, NY 14075.           Shirley was the daughter of the late Milo and Shirley Warner Cramer. She enjoyed her children, grandchildren, cooking, antiquing and a good glass of wine. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, John W. Rippel; son, John (Katie) Rippel; daughter, Rhondee (Marty) Mosch; 2 brothers, Daniel (Vickie) Cramer and … Read more
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    Savannah Joyce Simmons

    Bloomfield- Savannah Joyce Simmons passed away on Friday, October 28, 2022. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022 at 4 p.m. at the Gazebo in Kershaw Park, Canandaigua. Memorial contributions may be made to Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep, Infant Remembrance Photography, www.nowilaymedowntosleep.org (501 ©(3) Non-Profit Organization. Savannah was born on October 28, 2022, the daughter of Korbyn Simmons and Heather Beasley. Savannah is survived by her parents, her sister, Sophia Gagne; paternal grandparents, Darrel (Karen) Simmons and Sarah Miller; Maternal Grandparents, Ed (Nan) Beasley and Teri Stetzel, as well as aunts, uncles and cousins. Please visit www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com to send a message of condolence… Read more
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    David Petersen Rask

    Hall- David Petersen Rask, age 79, died Thursday, October 27, 2022. Services will be private. David was born on February 3, 1943, a son of the late Gordon Petersen Rask, Sr. and Olive Hazel O’Hearn Rask. He was a graduate of Gorham Central School, Class of 1962. David worked for Malcuria Brothers, Inc. in Geneva for over 30 years. He enjoyed working outside. Every Sunday for 20 years, David spent time fishing. He loved dogs, especially his current dog, Benny. David is survived by his brother, Gordon Petersen (Pat) Rask, Jr.; his sister, Kathleen Petersen (Peter) Rask; nephews, Melvin Stahlnecker and Gordon Petersen Rask III; niece, Kristi (Joseph) Shur; and… Read more
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    Darlene Marie Schwartz

    Penn Yan - Darlene Marie Schwartz, age 80, passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2022. A Funeral Service will be held honoring her life at Zion Fellowship Church at 5188 Bristol Road, Canandaigua, New York, on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at 5:00 pm. Memorial Contributions may be made to Family Life Ministries, P.O. Box 506, Bath, NY 14810. Darlene was born on October 7, 1942 in Canandaigua, New York, to Frederick and Betty LaDue Mitchell.  She graduated from Marcus Whitman High School and married Carl J. Schwartz (Sr.).   They lived their lives together in Middlesex and served as Youth Directors at the Middlesex Baptist Church, where they were members, from… Read more
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    Gail Lynette Williams-Knowlton

    Macedon- Gail Lynette Williams-Knowlton, age 78, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2022. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 2:30p.m. at White Haven Memorial Park in Pittsford, where she will be interred with her husband Charles. Memorial contributions in Gail’s name can be sent to Little Long Ears Miniature Donkey Rescue, 1079 Turkey Pit Rd., Oxford Pa, 17350 or to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 153 Church Ave., Farmington, NY 14425. Gail was born on December 3, 1943, a daughter of the late Richard C. and Beryl Hamilin Buell. A main part of Gail’s life revolved around animals. She was a member of the Carriage Society.… Read more
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    Mary Elizabeth Robinson

    Penn Yan- Mary Elizabeth Robinson, age 85, passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2022. Friends may call on Saturday, October 22, from 11 a.m. until 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 Nettle Valley Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Mary’s name can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 435 E. Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14620. Mary was born on December 12, 1936, a daughter of the late Willard and Lucy Conway Hand. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren. Mary’s 2 favorite singers were Elvis and Toby Keith. She was affectionately known… Read more
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    Keith Lincoln Smith

    Rushville- Keith L. Smith, age 56, passed away at his home on Friday, Oct. 14, 2022. Keith will be buried in Overackers Cemetery at the convenience of his family. Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Diabetes Association, 160 Allens Creek Rd., Rochester, NY 14618. Keith was born March 12, 1966 to Ronald Smith and the late Catherine Ann Smith. He was a 1984 graduate of Marcus Whitman High School. Keith enjoyed playing computer games, such as Dungeons and Dragons and Kingdoms of Camelot. He enjoyed karaoke. Keith was a World War II history buff. Keith is survived by 3 children, Jamie (Rob) Green, Bobbi Smith and Peyton Smith;… Read more
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    Edward John Johnson

    Naples- Edward John Johnson, age 73, died Friday, October 7, 2022. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday (Oct. 15th) at 1 p.m. at his brother’s home, 6720 Wrights Rd., Wayland, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to Golisano Children’s Hospital, 150 Crittenden Blvd., Rochester, NY 14642. John was the son of Leo and Virginia Buskirk Johnson. He served in the U.S. Army in Viet Nam War in 1971. John was very mechanical. He enjoyed tinkering and working on his home. John is survived by his wife, Caitlin Hetrick Johnson; 8 children, Jennifer Krolak, Jonathan Johnson, Patrick (Andreya) Johnson, Taylor (Andrew) Bortz, Alexandra Baldeseroni, Fabienne Baldeseroni, Tristan Dowds and… Read more
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    Teri A. Utter

    Seneca Falls- Teri A. Utter, age 43, passed away on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. Friends may call on Saturday (Oct. 8th) from 12 -2 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham, where a funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. Memorial Contributions in Teri’s name can be made to the Beverly Animal Shelter, 50 E. River Road, Waterloo, NY 13165. Teri was born on September 29, 1979 to Steven Nash Utter, Sr. and Linda Snyder Sandman.  Teri was a lifelong animal lover. She especially loved her five dogs. She was able to make friends with anyone she would meet. Teri is survived by her mother, Linda Sandman;… Read more
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    Janice Scott Castner

    Penn Yan- Janice Scott Castner, age 91, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at the Keuka Comfort Home. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Yatesville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 708, Penn Yan, NY 14527; the Keuka Comfort Care Home, P.O. Box 107, Penn Yan, NY 14527; or the Humane Society of Yates County, P.O. Box 12, Penn Yan, NY 14527. Janice was born July 18, 1931 to the late Lloyd Scott and Lucille Kindelberger Scott. She grew up in Ferguson Corners. In the 1950’s she worked at the Telephone Company in Penn Yan. Later she worked… Read more
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    Dorothy E. “Dot” Blood

    Potter/Middlesex- Dorothy “Dot” Elaine Blood, age 77, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022 at Strong Memorial Hospital. Friends may call Friday (Sept. 30th) from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A Memorial Service will be held  Saturday (Oct. 1st) at 11 a.m. at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial  contributions may be made to the Ontario County Fair Draft Horse Barn/Program, PO Box 324, Canandaigua, NY 14424. Dot was born Oct. 23, 1944 in Canandaigua, NY. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Marjorie Yerkes. She graduated from Canandaigua Academy, and attended Geneseo State College. Dot worked at… Read more
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    Benjamin Royal Grishaber

    Rushville-Benjamin Royal Grishaber, age 28, passed away Saturday, September 24, 2022. Friends may call on Thursday, Sept. 29 from 2- 4 p.m. at the Middlesex Baptist Church where a funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Ben was born on June 15, 1994 a son of the late Grover Eugene Grishaber and Denise Casillo Baylor. He enjoyed riding dirt bikes or anything with an engine. Ben loved the outdoors and was a hunter and fisherman. He liked to cook and work on woodworking projects. Ben was devoted to and loved his family more than anything. Ben is survived by his wife, Alyssa Grishaber; three children, Evelyn Grishaber, Julian Grishaber… Read more
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    Ray L. Ketcham

    Lafayette, LA/ Gorham- Ray L. Ketcham, age 86, passed away on Monday September 19, 2022. Services will be private. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 1120 South Goodman St., Rochester, NY 14620 or to the Stanley-Hall-Gorham Ambulance, P.O. Box 57, Hall, NY 14463. Ray was born on January 18, 1936 a son of the late Raymond and Ruby Ketcham. He owned and operated Ray L. Trucking. Ray loved to spend time with his family when he got home from being on the road. He was a former member of the Canandaigua Moose Lodge. Ray enjoyed hunting and fishing with his family. Ray is survived by three… Read more
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