Wayne Post obituaries, Oct. 6-12
Bell, Barbara Gabriel
NEWARK — Entered eternity on Saturday Oct. 1, 2011 at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital at the age of 91.
There will be no prior calling hours or funeral service. Family and friends may attend a graveside service in East Newark Cemetery at a date and time to be announced.
In memory of Mrs. Bell please consider donations to the Clifton Springs Oncology Dept., 2 Coulter Rd., Clifton Springs, 14432 or to a charity of choice.
Mrs. Bell was born the daughter of the late Edward and Catherine (MacLeod) Gabriel on Aug. 10, 1920 in Glasgow, Scotland. At age 7 she and her family came to the United States by way of Canada. She graduated from Newark High School in 1939. As an Executive Secretary Mrs. Bell worked for Jackson & Perkins and later for C.H. Stuart Co. retiring in 1980. Mrs. Bell enjoyed reading, traveling and watching movies.
Mrs. Bell will be remembered by her children Elaine Frank of Penfield and Mark (Jennifer) Bell of Calif.; five grandchildren and one great grandson; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend and neighbor Betty Finewood.
Mrs. Bell was predeceased by her loving husband Raymond Bell in 1998; sisters Edwina Gabriel and Margaret Johnson.
You may light a candle of memory or condolence by visiting www.watermanfuneralhome.com
Brideau, Romeo W.
CLYDE — Died unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 at the age of 82 at Newark Wayne Hospital, following an extended illness.
At Mr. Brideau’s request there will be no prior calling hours. Family and friends were invited to attend Mr. Brideau’s graveside service on Tuesday, Oct. 12 at 1 p.m., in Maple Grove Cemetery in Clyde. The Rev. Dana Rattray officiated.
Memorial contributions to the charity's of ones choice would be appreciated.
Mr. Brideau was born in New Brunswick Canada, on Jan. 14 1929, the son of the late Edmond and Justine Dugas Brideau. He was honorably discharged from the Army, after serving his country from 1954-1956, and has been a resident of Clyde for over 10 years, moving here from Marion.
Surviving are his brother Paul Brideau of Ontario, Canada; his sister Leah Leonard) Walecka of Illinois; his brother in law Peter Bennett of Ontario, Canada; and Kim and Cindy Krueger of Clyde with whom he resided.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Baris Funeral Home of Clyde.
Casselman, Bernice G.
NEWARK — Died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011 at the Newark-Manor Nursing Home at the age of 81.
Friends called from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 at the Paul L. Murphy Funeral Home at 127 E. Miller St. in Newark, where funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 7.
Memorials in her name may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Rochester Chapter, 435 East Henrietta Road, Rochester, New York 14620.
Page 2 of 6 - Mrs. Casselman was born Jan. 19, 1930 in Clyde, the daughter of the late Neeper and Elizabeth Hendershot Carnell. She had worked at the Newark Developmental Center for over 25 years, retiring in 1986.
She is survived by a son Mark (Amy); two daughters Wanda (John) Crowley of Newark and Patricia (Randy) Turner of Gainesville, Fla.; two grandsons Jim Crowley and Tom Turner; great-grandchildren Kayla, Katie, Courtney and Olivia; a sister Audrey Meeks of Lyons. Bernice was predeceased by her husband Howard in 2001, a sister Esther Coonrod, brothers Marvin “Buck”, Lee and Kenneth Carnell.
Remembrance may be made to www.murphyandsonsfuneralhome.com.
Crawford, Hazel J. (Watkins)
SODUS — Died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011 at the age of 101.
Born in Mt. Morris on Sept. 14, 1910 to Lydia and George Watkins. Predeceased by her husband Charles and daughter Elsie Larwood. Survived by her daughter Gloria Church of Ontario, and sons, Norman (Mary Jean) Crawford of Webster and Gary (Norma) Crawford of Sodus.
Hazel resided at Blossom View Nursing home in Sodus at the time of her death. She lived in Newark for several years, but was a longtime resident of Williamson.
Survivors are granddaughters, Donna (Melvin) Sharrow of Ontario, Marcia (David) Wahl of Sodus, Shirley Larwood of Rochester, Cindy Foote of Sodus, Jenifer (Peter) DeMarree of Sodus, Joanna Crawford of Voorheesville and Jill Church of Webster; grandsons James (Beth) Larwood of Florida and David Church of Newark; two step-granddaughters Linda Koneski of Webster and Cheryl (David) Goslee of Webster. There are 12 great-grandchildren, two step-great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren and one great-great-great-granddaughter.
Mrs. Crawford worked for Super Duper and DeRoo’s for several years.
Friends and family called Friday, Oct. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Young Funeral Home at 4025 W. Main St. in Williamson. Funeral Services Saturday, Oct. 8 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment in East Palmyra Cemetery on Whitback Road in East Palmyra.
Dennie, Irene R.
PALMYRA — Died on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011 at the age of 82.
Family and friends are invited to call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 12 at the Robert L. Yost Funeral Home, Inc. at 123 W. Main St. in Palmyra. Private
graveside services will be in Palmyra Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to
the American Cancer Society, 1400 Winton Rd. N., Rochester, NY 14609 or to Alzheimers Association, 435 E. Henrietta Rd., Rochester 14620.
Irene was predeceased by her husband Donald and daughter Diane. She is survived by her daughters Darcy (Michael) Elvin, Jana (James) Lowery and Stephanie (David) Belliveau; sons David (Karen), John and Donald (Wendy) Dennie; sisters Lorraine Tome, Doreen Angeline and Joanne Liberati; 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Online condolences @www.rlyostfuneralhome.com.
Foley, Rose A.
PALMYRA — Died peacefully surrounded by her family on Oct. 2, 2011 at the age of 86.
Page 3 of 6 - Predeceased by her husband James Francis Foley, Jr. Survived by her children, James F. (Ann) Foley, Barbara (Tony) Porpora, Robert E. (Janet) Foley; grandchildren, Tony (Heather) Porpora, Kristen (Mike) Sturgis, Bridget Foley, Sarah Foley, Emily Porpora, Veronica Foley, Bernadette Foley; great-grandchildren, Trey, Jayden, Addison “Ally”; brother Ralph Masucci.
Her Funeral Services will be held at the family’s convenience. Donations may be made to Strong Memorial Hospital I.C.U. in her memory. Arrangements by Payne & Murphy Funeral Home.
Fox, Gladys L. (Lucas)
PALMYRA — Passed away on October 3, 2011 at the age of 78 surrounded by her loving family.
Survived by devoted and loving husband, beloved and best friend, Kenneth H. Fox. Loving Mother of six children. Five sons; twins Kenneth (Kathryn) and Thomas (April Gleason), Richard (Rosemarie), Timothy (Marjana), Daniel (Julie Duthoy). One daughter, Kristine (Gerald Clingerman); twelve grandchildren: Kenneth Jr., Jessica, Luke, Kimberly, Kelly, Thomas, TJ, Tanner, Hunter, Michael, Jami and Keegan; nine great-grandchildren; Caiton, Bailey, Morgan, Nicolas, Derek, Gabriella, Rylee, Ilona, Natalie with Connor soon to come; sister-in-law, Betty (Jack) Smith; many loved nieces, nephews, and long time friends. Gladys was pre-deceased by her parents, Thomas and Flora (Bills) Lucas and all of her eight siblings.
Gladys was admired and loved by all who knew her and touched many lives with her caring disposition.
Calling hours were held Friday, Oct. 7 from 2–4 and 7–9 p.m. at the Robert L. Yost Funeral Home Inc. at 123 Main St. in Palmyra . Private burial for family at Farmington Friends Cemetery, Saturday, Oct. 8. A Memorial Service was held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 8 at New Life Baptist Church at 560 Atlantic Avenue in Macedon. Reception followed immediately after.
Online condolences @ www.rlyostfuneralhome.com
ONTARIO — Died on Oct. 1, 2011 at the age of 61.
Predeceased by his parents Nina and Gregory Hresent. Survived by his children, Walter (Shannon) Hresent, Sonia Hresent (Jonathan Stoos); grandchildren, Vladimir, Aiden, Nadia, Carter, David; siblings Leda (Craig) Canfield, Tony Hresent; nephews, Luke, Stephan; niece Pierce.
Friends called Monday, Oct. 10 from 4-7 p.m. at the Murphy Funeral Home at 1961 Ridge Road in Ontario, where his Funeral Service immediately followed. Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc. in his memory.
Jacobs, Linda A.
ARIZONA/FORMERLY OF PALMYRA — Died unexpectedly on Oct. 1, 2011.
Linda is survived by her daughter, Kelly (Richard) Zasel; son, Andrew (Chantelle) Jacobs; grandchildren and the loves of her life, Addy and Savanna Mala; father, L.C. “Ted” (Pat) Jacobs; brothers and sisters, L.C. III “Sonny,” Harold (Debbie), Michael, Steve, Cindy, James (Paula), Russell and Kathy; many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; very close friend, Carl Donzella; and lifelong friends, John Zolnarchick II and Diane Shaw.
She was predeceased by her mother, Eleanor Duel.
Page 4 of 6 - Linda was an avid hiker and enjoyed many other fitness activities. She loved her two dogs Shasha and Ollie.
Per Linda’s request, there will be no calling hours. A gathering to honor Linda was held Sunday, Oct. 9, at the home of her sister, Cindy Porretta, in Palmyra.
Donations for a trust for Linda’s grandchildren may be sent to Nicole Porretta, 5615 W. Acoma Dr., Unit 102, Glendale, AZ 85306.
Lyman, George Zulauf
CLYDE — Died Aug. 27, 2011, after fighting a hard fight with cancer for nine years at the age of 84.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, Oct. 15, at 11 a.m. at Maple Grove Cemetery in Clyde. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Hospice by the sea, in memory of Lyman, c/o Rose Zulauf, 160 D. South Blvd., Boyton Beach, Fla. 33435. Lunch will be served at the Clyde VFW.
Lyman was born in Clyde and lived there for 62 years before moving to Boyton Beach, Fla., in 1990. After graduating high school, Lyman served two tours of duty in the military, and then worked for 42 years with Goulds Pumps, as a foundry foreman, machinist, and as a lab technician before retiring. Lyman enjoyed many years participating in sports through his years to retirement. Played many years with fast pitch and slow-pitch softball, along with bowling with years of high averages. He loved hunting and fishing. A great handyman, builder, and woodworker. He served on the Clyde Village Board for eight years and was a member of the Clyde Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife, Rose (Alvaro) Zulauf of 57 years; two sons, Jay and wife Donna and their two children; Chelsea and Michael, of Boyton Beach, Fla., and John and wife Susan and their children; Gregory, Taylor, Zachary, and Avery of Ridgewood, N.J.
He was predeceased by his son, James, sister, Gertrude, brothers, Paul and Ernest.
May, Stanley E.
NEWARK — Died Monday, Oct. 3, 2011) at the DeMay Living Center at the age of 80.
Memorial services for Stan were at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Park Presbyterian Church, Maple Court in Newark.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Park Presbyterian Church or to the Wayne County Humane Society, 1475 County House Road, Lyons, New York 14489.
Mr. May was born Dec. 4, 1930, in Batavia, the son of Russell and Alverta Lauer May. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mathematics from the State University of New York at Albany before entering the Army during the Korean Conflict. Stan taught high school mathematics in Spencerport and Bloomfield. He then taught at Newark High School from 1962 until his retirement in 1986. During his teaching career, he earned another master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Buffalo. Stan was a member of the Park Presbyterian Church where he sang in the choir. He served on several boards at the church and acted as its financial secretary for many years. He was one of the founding members of the W.C.T.A. (now Reliant Community) Credit Union. An active member of Newark Retired Teachers Association, he had served as its president. He was a faithful and long-time Red Cross blood donor. In his retirement, he organized the local Red Cross blood drives. Stan also helped raise funds for the United Way of Wayne County. He also served as an election inspector for the village of Newark and town of Arcadia. Stan was a top fund raiser for the Newark CROP Walk for several years, and volunteered with the lunch program at the Emmanuel Methodist Church. An avid bicyclist, he used some of his riding time raising funds for Habitat for Humanity. After his bike riding days were over, Stan, being the environmentalist that he was, would walk the roads picking up litter as he went. In 2006, the Newark Rotary awarded Stan with a Paul Harris Fellowship for his many years of volunteer service to the community.
Page 5 of 6 - Stan is survived by his wife of 52 years, Shirley, four children Kenneth (Tina) May of Abingdon, MD, Sara May of Weedsport, Elizabeth May of Rochester, and Thomas May of Geneva; three grandchildren Erin (Michael) Crabtree, Ryan Enos and Murphy Enos; a brother Carl (Carol Ann) May of Honeoye; a sister Jane Fisher of Canandaigua; several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents and an infant brother Dean.
Remembrance may be made to www.murphyandsonsfuneralhome.com.
Reynolds, A. Eugene “Gene”
ONTARIO — Died on Oct. 4, 2011 at the age of 89.
Predeceased by his wife Mabel; grandson Duane Schreiber; Claire “Dutch” Reynolds; son-in-law Richard Stenzel. Survived by his children, Cheryl (Robert) Clarke, Audrey Stenzel, David (Ellen) Reynolds, Diane (Frank) Schreiber; 12 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; sister Geraldine (Edward) Lonneville; sister-in-law Eunice Reynolds; several nieces and nephews.
He was a Masonic Lodge Member for 67 years, manager of the first NYS Farm Show and an avid golfer.
Friends called Friday, Oct. 7 from 2-4 and 7-9PM at the Murphy Funeral Home at 1961 Ridge Road in Ontario. His Funeral Service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 at Ontario 1st Baptist Church, followed by his committal Service at Marion Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Ontario 1st Baptist Church or Masonic Lodge No. 416 in his memory.
Singletary, Susan A.
NEWARK — Entered eternity on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 at her home after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 56.
Family and friends called Monday, Oct. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Norman L. Waterman Funeral Home, Inc. at 124 W. Miller St. in Newark. A Funeral Service was held Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial followed in Newark Cemetery.
In memory of Susan please consider donations to the family, c/o the funeral home, for the purchase of a headstone.
Susan was born the daughter of the late Henry and Constance (Fye) Snyder on Friday, Dec. 24, 1954. For several years she worked at North American Filters on the assembly line. She was a dedicated mother and grandmother. Family was very important to Susan and she loved spending time with them. She also enjoyed gardening, cooking, reading and going to casinos.
Susan will be remembered by her daughters Connie (Paul) Lugo and Julie Thomas; granddaughter Lydia; grandsons Jose, Joshua, Paul Jr. and Antoine; sisters Kimberly McMahon, Wanda (Bruce) Beal, Juanita (Joseph) Cimineri, Tammy (Russell) Welkley and Precious Snyder; brothers Howard Snyder, Keith Gardner, Henry Snyder, Kevin Snyder and Robert Snyder; many nieces and nephews; her companion and friend Florencio (J.R.) Bones.
You may light a candle of memory or condolence by visiting www.watermanfuneralhome.com.
Tellier, Terry L.
PALMYRA — Died unexpectedly on Sept. 24, 2011 at age 53 with his faithful companion Soffee.
Page 6 of 6 - Predeceased by his daughter Ashlee; father Ralph C. Tellier; brother Donald W. Tellier.
Survived by his son FC3 Jared L. Tellier; mother Jennie Louise Tellier; siblings, Ralph L. (Linda) Tellier, Marge Tellier, Edwin Tellier, Sage Walker, Walter E. Tellier, Charles N. Tellier, Karon (Doug) King; many nieces, nephews and cousins; former wife Kamala and her daughter Megan.
Friends called Monday, Oct. 3 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at McGuire/Hargrave & Murphy Funeral Home at 123 E. Jackson St. in Palmyra. His Funeral Service was held 1 p.m. Tuesday , Oct. 4 at Palmyra Village Cemetery.
Donations may be made to Aplastic Anemia Association in his memory.
Tucker, Dawn Elaine (Ostering)
CAMILLUS/ FORMERLY OF NEWARK — Entered eternity on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011 at her home after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 49.
There will be no prior calling hours. Family and friends may attend a Memorial Service at Holy Family Church at 127 Chapel Drive in Syracuse on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 10 a.m.
In memory of Dawn, please consider donations to the family for an educational trust fund for her daughters.
Dawn was born the daughter of the late Fred and Shirley (Wignall) Osterling on Aug. 1, 1962 in Newark. She was a graduate of Newark High School and Crouse Irving School of Nursing in Syracuse. She was employed at SUNY Health Science Center. Dawn was a very devoted mother and loved spending time with her daughters and husband enjoying the outdoors. She also enjoyed theater and concerts.
Dawn will be remembered by her loving and devoted husband Dr. Douglas B. Tucker; beloved daughters Brittany and Courtney Perry; sisters Lynn (Don) Johnson, Terri (Lawrence) Mykins, Jean Osterling; brothers Peter (Diane) Osterling and William Osterling; many nieces and nephews and many, many friends.
Besides her parents Dawn was predeceased by her sister Patricia Colacino.
You may light a candle of memory or condolence by visiting www.watermanfuneralhome.com.
Zurich, Grace (Galvin)
MACEDON — Died on Oct. 5, 2011 at the age of 91.
Predeceased by her loving husband Nicholas Zurich; siblings. Survived by her children, Mary Haines, Katie (Harry) Diakogiannis, Mike (Patty) Zurich, Tim Zurich, James (Linda) Zurich; grandchildren, Raymond and Rachael Haines, Michael, Melissa and Ashley Zurich, Jason, Joey (Kara) and Grace Cassara, Nick & Cooper Zurich; great-grandchildren, Hayden and Brienna Cassara; many nieces and nephews.
Friends called Friday, Oct. 7 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Payne & Murphy Funeral home at 1040 Route 31 in Macedon. Her Funeral Mass was held 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 at St. Katharine Drexel Parish at St. Patrick's Church in Macedon. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to House of John or Alzheimer’s Assoc. in her memory.