Miscellaneous Monroe County, New York Obituaries


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Carlyle A. LiFeber of Avon and Lima died on Friday, July 24, 1998, at the age of 86. He is survived by his wife, Marion; daughters, Carolyn (Robert) Brisbane of Lima and Helen LiFeber of New York City; grandchildren, Robert Brisbane and Linda Brisbane, both of Lima; sister, Mabel Nenno of Tennessee; several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours were held at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home in Livonia. A graveside service was held on Monday, July 27, 1998, at Oakridge Cemetery in Lima. Memorials may be made to the Lima Ambulance Fund, Lima, NY 14485.

Louis C. Moore, 71, of Lima died on Thursday, July 23, 1998, at Strong Memorial Hospital. Mr. Moore was born on October 11, 1926, in Rochester, the son of Fred Moore and Nettie Freeman Moore. He was the owner and operator of Moore Radio and Television Repair in Honeoye Falls before his retirement. Mr. Moore was a World War II Army Veteran, member of the Francis M. Dalton American Legion Post #282, Kenneth B. Keating Post #26 VFW, and past president of the Lima Rotary Club.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Evey Moore of Lima; sons, Stephen (Barbara) Moore of Honeoye Falls and Michael (Julie Lovejoy) Moore of Avon; sisters, Frances Shellman of Honeoye Falls, Thelma Tyler of Penfield and Marjorie Palermo of Gates; brother, William (Shirley) Moore of Oswego; sister-in-law, Beatrice Moore of Honeoye; grandchildren, Katie, Molly, Ashley and Michael Moore; several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours were held at the O'Connell-Drowne Funeral Home in Lima. His Funeral Mass was held on Monday, July 27, 1998, at St. Rose Church in Lima, the Rev. James Doyle officiating. Interment St. Rose Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Lima Volunteer Ambulance in his memory.

Emma M. Sherry, 68, died on Sunday, July 26, 1998, at her home in Avon. Mrs. Sherry was born on April 29, 1930, in Nanty-Glo, PA, the daughter of Gust Cassick and Anna Remick Cassick. She was an employee of the Avon Nursing Home until her retirement.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Ralph Sherry of Avon; children, Alan (Karen) Sherry of Hammondsport, Debbie (Ronald) Wall of Caledonia, Ronald Sherry of Bath and Brian (Vicki) Sherry of Fairport; sisters, Elma Davis, Lucille Fritz, Frances (Zephyr) Binaut, Ester St. Claire and Bertha (John) Maldet, all of PA, and Irene (Hunter) Chew of NJ; brother, Ernest (Frances) Cassick of NC; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours were held at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home in Avon, where her Funeral Service was held on Wednesday, July 29, 1998, the Rev. Dr. Thomas Taylor officiating. Interment East Avon Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Avon Rotary-Lions Volunteer Ambulance in her memory.

True Ferguson of Honeoye Falls died on Friday, July 24, 1998. She is survived by sisters, Lillian Popiwny and Verna Seniawski; brothers, Emil Seniawski and Walter (Evelyn) Seniawski; nieces and nephews.
Calling hours were held Wednesday, July 29, from 2-5 p.m. at the Merton Kays Funeral Home in Honeoye Falls, where Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, July 30, 1998, at 11 a.m. Interment Pine Hill Cemetery, Rush.

Donald J. Burke of Lima died on Monday, July 27, 1998. He is survived by his loving wife, Patricia; daughters, Dana Rae and Terriann; son, Scott of Raleigh, NC; sister, Betty (Martin) Reilly; many cousins and friends.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated on Saturday, August 1, 1998, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul of the Cross Church in Honeoye Falls. Private interment. Friends wishing may contribute to the Lima or Honeoye Falls Ambulance Fund in Mr. Burke's memory.

Beverly Schillinger of Scottsville died on Sunday, July 26, 1998. She is survived by her husband, Robert; son, Wayne; daughters, Sherry (Steven) Krenzer, Terry Miller and Vicky Melito; brother, Stanton (Kathy) Coyer; grandchildren, Nicole, John, Alaina, Anthony, Michael, Samantha, Deanna and Lauren; a niece; step-father, Ralph Coyer. She was predeceased by her daughter, Melinda Eisinger.
A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, August 1, 1998. Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Hospice.
Katie M. Pribanich, 72, of Mt. Morris died suddenly on Saturday, July 18, 1998, at her home. Miss Pribanich was born on April 14, 1926, in Cuylerville, NY, the daughter of Frank Pribanich and Anna Krest. She is survived by brother, John (Dolores) Pribanich of Stafford, NY; step-sister, Nida Carr of Florida; several nieces and nephews.
Her Memorial Mass was held from St. Rose Church in Lima. Interment Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, NY. Contributions may be made to the Mt. Morris Rescue Squad in her memory.

Helen Shepard passed away on Saturday, June 19, in Roseland, Virginia, where she had lived with her niece and nephew-in-law, Eloise and Charles Gredler, since 1984. Ms. Shepard, the youngest of the eight children of Lillian and Will Shepard, was born on January 23, 1902 in North Bloomfield.
The Shepard family has lived in Mendon and North Bloomfield since the early 1800s. After a fire in 1922, which destroyed the Shepard family home on Boughton Hill Road, Ms. Shepard’s family moved to Ideson Road in North Bloomfield. She lived there until late 1983, when that house was destroyed by fire.
Ms. Shepard will be remembered for her gardening expertise and the beautiful quilts she and her sister Mabel made over the years. She was a charter member of the Honeoye Falls Garden Club and of the Genesee Valley Quilt Club.
A memorial service will he held for Ms. Shepard on Saturday, August 21, at 2 p.m., at the North Bloomfield Chapel on Route 65 in North Bloomfield - Honeoye Falls.
People having memories of Ms. Shepard are encouraged to write them down in a book that will be provided at the memorial service. Linda Shepard has such memories. She says, "I think Helen was an exceptional lady. I've never known any one who lived life her (or his) own way as Helen did. I was lucky to have known her."
A reception will he held after the service at the home of Jim Shepard at 54 Fairlawn, Honeoye FaIls. All are welcome to attend.

Ethel N. Martin, of Rush, died on Tuesday, August 3, 1999. She is survived by husband, Robert Martin; daughter, Debbie (John) Fuchs; son, Russell Martin; five grandchildren, Erich and Casey Fuchs and Ryan, Stacey and Scott Martin; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at Merton Kays Funeral Home in Honeoye Falls on Friday, August 6, 1999. Interment was at North Rush Cemetery.

James F. Broomfield, of Melbourne, Florida, formerly of Rochester, New York, died on Wednesday, August 4, 1999. He is survived by his wife, Dottie Broomfield; sons, David, Chris and Kevin Broomfield; daughter, Kim Higgins; and nine grandchildren. All relatives reside in Florida.
Born in 1924, Mr. Broomfield lived in Rochester until 1958 when he moved to Florida. He worked as an electrical engineer for Rochester Products and for the space program. He also worked for the Brevard County School system as a bus driver. He served in the United States Army during World War II and was active in the Knights of Columbus.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 14, 1999 at 1:30 p.m. at Our Lay of Grace Church, 300 Malabar Road, Palm Bay, Florida. Donations in his memory may be sent to Hospice of Health First Inc., 1900 Dairy Road, West Melbourne, Florida 32904 or the American Cancer Society, 4356-B Fortune Place, West Melbourne, Florida 32904.

Laurimere W. "Larry" Chapman of River Road in Scottsville died on Wednesday, August 4, 1999, at the age of 61. 
Mr. Chapman is survived by his mother, Thelma Chapman of Bath, New York; his wife, Charlotte Wytias; sons, Keith (Shari) Chapman of Ft. Collins, Colorado and Bradley (Ann) Chapman of Greeley, Colorado; four grandchildren; stepsons Gregory Hoffman of Denver, Colorado and Andrew Hoffman of Boise, Idaho; brothers, Clifford (Barbara) Chapman of Scottsville, Earle Chapman of Somerville, Maine and Donald (Ruth) Chapman of Orlando, Florida; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, the Rev. Hiram Chapman.
Friends attended his Funeral Service on Saturday, August 7, 1999, at the Prattsburgh Baptist Church. Pastor Arthur Brown officiated. Burial was at Rural Cemetery in Prattsburgh.
Mr. Chapman was retired from Eastman Kodak and attended Pearce Memorial Church in Chili.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements were handled by the Bottoni-Wood Funeral Home in Prattsburgh, New York.

Mr. David R. Sayman, formerly of Scottsville, died suddenly in Shawnee, Oklahoma. He was 31. Mr. Sayman was a graduate of Wheatland-Chili High School. He had served in the United States Navy.
Survivors include his mother, Nancy of Scottsville and Donald and Gail, father and step mother, of Florida; a sister, Teri of Honeoye Falls; brothers, Rick of Oklahoma and Tom of Kenmore; a grandmother, Julia, of Pennsylvania; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at the Honeoye Falls United Methodist Church on Wednesday, August 18, at 10:30 a.m. 
Memorial gifts may be made to the Scottsville Fire Department, 22 Main Street, Scottsville, NY 14546.   [Published in August 1999]

Joanne E. Ames of Honeoye Falls died on Thursday, May 11, 2000. She is survived by her mother, Helen Ames; sister, Nancy (Dean) Heckman; one niece, Jessica Heckman; three nephews, Jacob Heckman, Mark Zobel and Eric Zobel; aunt, June Ames; cousins; and many friends, including special friends Terry and Jeff Hume.
Friends called on Sunday, May 14 at the Merton H. Kays Funeral Home in Honeoye Falls. Services were held there on Monday, May 15. Interment was private. Friends wishing to do so may express their sympathy to a charity of their choice.

John F. Kuebel of Honeoye Falls died suddenly on Saturday, May 13, 2000.He is survived by his wife, Anne; son, John Jr.; three daughters, Suzanne Kuebel, Stephanie Kuebel and Theresa Shortz; two granddaughters, Sara Kuebel and Chloe Shortz; sister, Mary Kathleen Coen; a brother, Philip (Norma) Kuebel; daughter-in-law Denise Kuebel; sister-in-law Lillian Kuebel; and four nephews.
Friends called at the Merton H. Kays Funeral Home in Honeoye Falls on Monday, May 15. Prayers were offered there on Tuesday, May 16, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, celebrated at St. Paul of the Cross Church. Interment at St. Paul of the Cross Cemetery. Friends may express their sympathy with contributions to the Pluta Family Cancer Center, Genesee Hospital, Rochester, NY.

Marion A. Hurlburt, of Lima, formerly of Mendon, died on Friday, May 12, 2000. She is survived by her husband, Robert; two daughters, Carol Arnold and Linda Moss; four grandchildren, Kelly Bock, Amy Quinn, James Skowronski and Corey Moss; and five great grandchildren.
A celebration of her life was held on Sunday, May 21 at the West Bloomfield Congregational Church. Friends wishing may express their sympathy to the American diabetes Association in her memory.

Helen Taylor, a gracious Rochesterian, died at her home in Honeoye Falls on Wednesday, May 17, 2000. She was 83. 
Born in Indianapolis in 1917, she was the daughter of Lillian and Alexander L. Taggart, founder of Campbell Taggart Bakeries. She was a graduate of Vassar College where she majored in art history and developed a talent in portraiture. Married for 53 years to the late Joseph William Taylor, Treasurer of Bausch & Lomb, she was actively involved in many community organizations, volunteering her services for a number of prominent civic and charitable groups in the city. Both she and her husband were well-known bird watchers and traveled extensively around the country and the world looking at birds and adding to their "life firsts." She held the distinction of being the first woman to see over 600 North American bird species. An enthusiastic naturalist, Mrs. Taylor was known as a sweet, refined lady of grace and style.
She is survived by three children, Ann Taylor of Scottsdale, Arizona, Joseph Taylor of Healdsburg, California and Mary Taylor of Honeoye Falls; and four grandchildren, Alyssa Wendt of San Francisco, Charles McIntyre of Santa Cruz, California, Amy Taylor of Occidental, California and Lucas Taylor of Healdsburg. She is also survived by two sisters, Elizabeth McCreary of Sedona, Arizona and Mona Pochelon of Saginaw, Michigan; and her brother-in-law, Robert B. Taylor of Rochester.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Visiting Nurse Hospice, c/o Visiting Nurse Foundation, 2180 Empire Blvd., Webster, NY 14580; the Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607; or Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Association, 1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton, PA 19529.

Marsha J. Wollesen died on Wednesday, May 17, 2000. She is survived by her husband, Edward; daughters, Kari (Michael) Carlotta, Michelle Floyd, Christina Wollesen and Kimberly (Brian) Judge; granddaughter, Shaylyn Marie Judge; brothers, Robert (Connie) and James (Nu) Hoover; and several cousins, nieces and nephews. Mrs. Wollesen was a member of the Webster-Fairport Elks Lodge #2396 and Lady of Elk, First Lady 1999-2000.
Calling hours were held on Friday, May 19, at the Burns-Ryan Funeral Home, 1795 East Ridge Road. A memorial service was held on Saturday, May 20 at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 3736 St. Paul Blvd. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Webster-Fairport Elks, Attention: Marsha Wollesen Memorial Fund, PO Box 105l, Webster, NY 14580.

Craig Appler, age 35, died suddenly on Sunday, May 21, 2000, in Baltimore, Maryland.
Mr. Appler was born on June 6, 1964. He was a 1982 graduate of Honeoye Falls-Lima High School. He was the beloved husband of Lynn (Bowers), and the devoted father of Justin Robert Appler, born December 1, 1999.
Mr. Appler is also survived by his parents, Merry K. and Eric Seablom of Honeoye Falls; and William and Beverly Appler of Baltimore, Maryland; sisters Merry Elizabeth (Craig) Wagner of Henrietta and Kristin (Dennis) Kane of Fairport; brother Kurt Seablom of Costa Mesa, California; nephews Craig and Mark Wagner and Ryan Kane; and grandmother Merry K. Rogers of Rochester.
Funeral Services were held in Baltimore.

John P. Birchenough, of Honeoye Falls and Livonia, died on Thursday, May 19, 2000 at the age of 85. He was predeceased by his wife, Barbara in 1987. He is survived by daughters, Marsha (Robert) Trainham of Pulaski, New York, Judy (Sargent) Frappier of Naples, Sue (Rick) Finn of Livonia, 12 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; brothers, Garnet (Theresa) Birchenough, Andre (Dorothy) Birchenough and sister, Dorothy Goutremout all of Lowville, New York; sister, Theresa (Clyde) Brown of Sandy Creek, New York; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours were held on Sunday, May 21 at the Kevin Dougherty Funeral Home in Livonia. A Funeral Mass was held on Monday, May 22 at St. Joseph’s Church in Livonia. Burial will be at St. Paul of the Cross Cemetery, Honeoye Falls. Memorials may be sent to Honeoye Falls Fire Department, Livingston County Hospice Fund, 2 County Campus, Mt. Morris, NY 14510 or the Teresa House, 21 Highland Road, Geneseo, NY 14454.

Carlo A. Murano died on Monday, May 22, 2000. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, LaRue Murano; children Belinda (Michael) Nyznyk of North Carolina, Carl A. (Regina Gortych, DDS) Murano, DDS of Honeoye Falls, and Sandra Cantie; grandchildren April Cameron, Lacey Cantie, Nikolaus Murano, Katie Cantie; brothers, Joseph (Lena) Murano, Jerry Murano of Washington; sister, Genevieve (George) D’Andrea; dear friends, Fred E. and Jean Schichler; many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours were held on Wednesday, May 24, 2000 at the DiPonzio Funeral Home in Gates. A Funeral Mass was held on Thursday, May 25, 2000 at St. Helen’s Church on Hinchey Road. Interment, private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 10609, Rochester, NY 14609 in his memory.

Gertrude E. Walter Porter of Rush died on May 25, 2000. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Eugene R. Porter; sons Richard (Deborah) Porter of Batavia and Michael (Debra) Porter of Valparais, Indiana; daughters Carole (Scott) Bitzer of Mount Wolf, Pennsylvania and Betty Porter (Patrick Sullivan) of Rochester; sister-in-law Rose Walter of Webster; and six grandchildren, Kathleen, David, Michael, Rebekah and Aaron Porter, Alexander Bitzer.
Calling hours were held Sunday, May 28, 2000 and Monday, May 29, 2000 at the Henry D. Halloran Son Inc. funeral home, 5781 West Henrietta Road. The funeral was held on Tuesday, May 30, 2000 at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Henrietta. Interment was at Pine Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers. Donations may be made to the Rush Fire Department, Rush Ambulance or to the St. Mark Lutheran Memorial Fund.

Charles E. Hilbert, Jr., of Honeoye Falls, died on Wednesday, June 7, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Rose Mary (Caccamise) Hilbert; five daughters and sons-in-law, Caren E. (Frank) Nichols of Michigan, Margaret R. (Skip) Lewis, Deborah A. (Jon) Hoeft, Jeanine M. (Bruce) Velan of Chazy, New York, Maria G. (Michael) Lustyk; foster daughter, Heather E. Lynch; one son, Robert S. Hilbert; father, Charles E. Hilbert, Sr., of Dallas, Texas; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara A. (Harold) Clark, of Callas, Texas; 11 grandchildren, one great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his grandson, Mathew A. Nichols and brother, Gerald L. Hilbert. 
Calling hours were held on Friday, June 9, 2000 at the O’Connell Drowne Funeral Home in Lima. A Funeral Mass was held on Saturday, June 10, 2000 at St. Paul of the Cross Church.
Mr. Hilbert was born October 16, 1923 in Rochester, NY and had been a resident of Honeoye Falls for over 50 years. He was the son of Charles E. Hilbert, Sr. and the late Marguerite (Lawrence) Hilbert.
Mr. Hilbert was an Army Veteran of World War II, and received the American Service Medal, EAME Service Medal, World War Victory Medal and the Purple Heart. He was a past member of the American Legion Post #664 in Lima, NY. He was also a past volunteer of the Honeoye Falls Fire Department.
Mr. Hilbert attended St. Paul of the Cross Church where he and Rose Mary were married 55 years ago. Charles and Rose Mary served as foster parents for many years. 
Mr. Hilbert had been currently employed at Agway in Hemlock, NY.
Contributions maybe made to the American Cancer Society (PO Box 10609, Rochester, NY) in his memory. Interment, St. Paul of the Cross Cemetery.

Virgene D. Harris, of Honeoye Falls, died on Thursday, June 8, 2000. She was predeceased by her husband, Orson Harris. She is survived by her niece, Sharon (David) Hafenstiner; great-nieces, Lisa (Tom) Buschang, Wendy (Michael) Sereno; great-nephew, Timothy (Karin) Garrett; sisters-in-law, Ruby Rumsey, Ferne Fires, Joyce Lozier; and special friend, Carolyn Moffitt.
Calling hours were on Saturday, June 10, 2000 and services were held on Sunday, June 11, 2000 at the Merton Kays Funeral Home in Honeoye Falls. Interment, Mendon Cemetery.
Friends wishing may express their sympathy to the Honeoye Falls/Mendon Ambulance Fund in memory of Mrs. Harris.

Mrs. Ruth Rebman Straub of Bloomfield died on Tuesday, June 6, 2000 at the Clifton Springs Hospital.
She is survived by her daughter, Joyce (James) Buck; her son, Roger (Lucy) Straub; her sisters, Elizabeth Ford, Florence Lewis and Margaret Snoddy; a sister-in-law, Barbara Rebman; a brother-in-law, Everett Lewis; five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. 
A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, June 10. Contributions may be made to the East Bloomfield-Holcomb Volunteer Ambulance. Arrangements were made by the Kennedy & Son Funeral Home in East Bloomfield.

Lucille Ann White of Honeoye Falls died on Friday, June 9, 2000. She is survived by one son; Paul (Gerry) White; daughter-in-law, Helen White; four grandchildren, Gerrianne (Andy) Mroczek, Steven (Pat Brooks) White, Kenneth (Diane) White and Richard (Laura) White; seven great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Mary Miller; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Clarence M White; and two sons, Clarence C. and Elton.
Friends called at the Merton H. Kays Funeral home in Honeoye Falls, where services were held on Wednesday, June 14. Interment at Honeoye Falls Cemetery.

Mr. Leonard M. Menz of Honeoye Falls died on Saturday, June 10, 2000. He is survived by a daughter, Shirley (Kim) DeMartinis; four grandchildren, Vickie (Steven) Coykendall, Linda DeMartinis, Barbara Statt and Shaun (Andrea) DeMartinis; two great grandsons, Timothy Coykendall and Derek DeMartinis; and nieces and nephews.
Friends called at the Merton H. Kays Funeral Home in Honeoye Falls on Monday. Services were held there on June 13. Interment at Honeoye Falls Cemetery. Friends may express their sympathy to the Lima Fire Department in memory of Mr.Menz.

Dr. Michael Larsen died unexpectedly the week of June 4, 2000 at the age of 62. He was born in London, England to Ann Larsen and John Futter and raised in Honeoye Falls by his parents Gerard and Ann Larsen. As a child, Mike was very active in sports and scouting where he achieved the title of Eagle Scout; later he went on to become a scoutmaster. He attended Syracuse University where he attained a doctorate degree in Forest Mycology in 1965. While at university, Mike was part of a crew that won a gold medal in rowing at the 1959 Pan American games.
He began his career with the Canadian Department of’ Fisheries and Forestry. In 1970, he transferred to the Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, Wisconsin. He was a key member of the Poison Control Center in Madison. In 1993, Mike joined the Rocky Mountain Research Station in Moscow, Idaho. He pioneered research efforts that were critical in understanding the effects of logging in the Pacific Northwest; as a result several world monographs were published on various fungi and he has had numerous refereed journal publications. He contributed to many graduate student committees, is a member of several national and international societies and was an adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin. Mike also provided botanical consulting services in South America.
Among his favorite pastimes were trout fishing, hunting, downhill skiing and raising Labrador Retrievers. He was a member of the National Ski Patrol at Devil’s Head Resort for 10 years.
He is survived by his parents Ann and Gerard Larsen of Cambridge, Wisconsin; siblings Elizabeth Laird, Peter Futter and Ian Futter of Canada; eight children, Scott Larsen of Garden City, Kansas, Audi Johnson and Steven Larsen of St. Paul, Minnesota, Ernily Larsen of Lodi, Wisconsin, Caitlin Larsen of Seattle, Washington, John and Christopher Persike of Lodi, Wisconsin, and Jaime Radtke of Eau Claire, Wisconsin; ten grandchildren, David, Devin, Morgan, Garrett, Brandon, Sarah, Christian, Caleb, Hailey, Casey, and Riley; and his beloved dog "Cad."
Memorial services were held on Thursday, June 15, 2000 at Willerup United Methodist Church in Cambridge, Wisconsin. Burial will be at the church cemetery. A memorial fund has been set up at the M & I Bank South, P.O. Box 7, Cambridge, WI 53523 in Dr. Larsen’s name. The family requests that memorials be given in lieu of flowers. We all love him dearly and will miss him so much. Nitardy Funeral Home of Cambridge is assisting the family.

Mrs. Nancy Mamdani died on Monday, June 12 in Omaha, Nebraska, at age 52 after 10 years of courageously living with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Called an angel by those whose lives were touched with her kind and gentle ways, she now rests in God's loving arms.
Nancy was born in Rochester, and attended Elmira College. She also attended the International Christian University and Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan, where she majored in Asian studies. In Tokyo, she met her future husband, Nizar Mamdani of Tanzania. They were married in Nairobi, Kenya in 1969 and moved to the US in 1971, eventually settling in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dearly loved by her family and friends, she is survived by her husband, Nizar; daughter and son, Amira and Jamil Mamdani of Atlanta, Georgia; mother and stepfather, June and Roger Emblidge of Rush; father, William M. Hunt (Marilyn Yeager) of Churchville; brothers and sisters, David (Debra) Hunt of Livonia, Laurie (Ronald) Salladin of Rochester, William H. (Julianne) Hunt of Churchville, Carolyn (Hunt) Robinson of Richmond, Virginia, Douglas (Coleen) Emblidge of Pittsford, Mark Emblidge of Penfield; many beloved aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, friends. She is predeceased by stepmother, Barbara B. Hunt.
A celebration of her life is planned for July 8, time and place to be announced. Pictures and remembrances are welcomed. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, those wishing may direct memorials to: The Nancy Mamdani Foundation for Cancer Care and Training, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Office of International Health Care Services, 987430 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-7430.

Martha Fronk, of Honeoye Falls, formerly of Wayland, died suddenly on June 20, 2000. She is survived by her daughter, Marcia E. Sharpe; two granddaughters, Alecia and Kara Sharpe; one grandson, David Sharpe; sister, Mrs. Lucille (George) Robison; and special friend, Sharon Hurley.
Services were held on Friday, June 23 at First Presbyterian Church, North Main Street, Honeoye Falls. Interment Wayland Village Cemetery. Friends wishing may contribute to the First Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund in memory of Mrs. Fronk.

Richard J. Rightmyer, age 54, of Lima, formerly of Avon and Florida, died Friday, June 16, 2000 at Highland Hospital. He was born June 6, 1946 in Rochester, the son of David and Edna (Rogers) Rightmyer. Richard was a graduate of Avon Central School, a Viet Nam Veteran and worked construction for many years.
Richard is survived by his son, Matthew Rightmyer (Debbie Laing) of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; grandson, Anthony Laing; three brothers, Neil Ayers of Avon, Donald (Mary Lou) Ayers of Henrietta, and David Rightmyer of Lima; and nieces and nephews.
Friends and family attended a Memorial Service on Saturday, June 24, 2000 at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral. Home in Avon, Rev. Dr. Thomas Taylor Officiating. Interment, Avon Cemetery.

Margaret M. Quinn, age 75, of Avon, died Sunday, June 18, 2000 at Strong Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 9, 1925 in Beaverdale, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Spirito and Margaret Donato. Margaret was retired from Rochester Institute of Technology where she was a receptionist. She was a member of St. Agnes Church.
Margaret is survived by her husband of 57 years1 Robert J. Quinn; five children, Susan (Larry) Herbst of Olean, Robert (Jackie) Quinn of Livonia, Margaret ‘Maggie" (Mark) Robinson of Avon, Richard (Deborah) Quinn of Caledonia and Patrick (Sylvie) Quinn of Hemlock; 12 grandchildren; a brother, Arthue Donato of Texas; two sisters, Teresa Ritz of Maryland and Betsy Donato of Rochester; and nieces and nephews.
Friends called on Tuesday, June 20 at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home Inc. in Avon. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, June 21 at St. Agnes Church, Rev. Ronald Harley officiating. Interment, St. Agnes Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 3300 Monroe Ave., Rochester, NY 14618 or may have Masses Offered.

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