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  • Obituaries for the Wayne Post for week ending June 3, 2011

  • Obituaries for the Wayne Post for week ending June 3, 2011 are: BRYANT, HELEN; CAIN, CHARLES L.; DOWNEY, MAXINE (DEWEY); PARKER, JIMMY L.; RUSSELL, TERRY D. ‘PEPPER’; SHARP, PAUL N.; SMITH, COVINGTON; and TULLOCK, JAMES “JIM”.

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    BRYANT, HELEN
    PALMYRA — Passed away May 25, 2011 at the age of 80.
    She is survived by her son, Kevan R. (Marlene) Bryant; granddaughter, Lindsay Bryant; sisters, Nancy (Jim) Carlin and Laura (Charlie) Bowen.
    She was predeceased by her husband, Harold L. Bryant.
    All were invited to attend her Memorial Service at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26 at McGuire/Hargrave & Murphy Funeral Home at 123 E. Jackson St. in Palmyra.
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Lung Association in her memory.
    CAIN, CHARLES L.
    NEWARK/LYONS — Died Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at his home in Lock Berlin at the age of 57.
    Mr. Cain was born August 11, 1953 in Lyons, son of the late William H. and Jennette Gallagher Cain.  He had attended Midlakes High School and served his country during the Vietnam War, stationed in Korea. Charlie had worked at Hallagan Manufacturing and Red Jacket High School for several years.  Most recently, he had been working at Newark Walmart.
    He is survived by a step-son, Scott Contario of Newark; his siblings, Howard W., James M., Timothy (Elinor) Cain of Lyons, William Cain of Shortsville, Donald T. Hoad of Lusby, MD, Mary Thompson, Ruth and Donna Everhart all of Manchester; several great-nieces and -nephews.  
    Charlie was predeceased by parents and his wife, Judy Healy Contario Cain in May of 2005.
    Friends called from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 26 at the Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home at 127 E. Miller St. in Newark. Funeral services were held at noon Friday, May 27 at the funeral home with the Rev. Carlos Smith officiating. Burial was in Newark Cemetery with military honors.
    Memorials in his name may be made to Lifetime Care, 1120 S. Main St., Newark, N.Y. 14513.
    Remembrances may be made to www.murphyandsonsfuneralhome.com.
    DOWNEY, MAXINE (DEWEY)
    STAMFORD, CONN./CANANDAIGUA — Died May 9, 2011 in Stamford, Conn. after a short illness.
    Maxine was born Feb. 24, 1920 in Canandaigua and graduated from Canandaigua Academy in 1937.
    She was the wife of the late James P. Downey Jr. of Palmyra.
    Maxine retired from Mobil Chemical in Macedon.
    She is survived by three children and their spouses, James P. and Janice Downey III, of Norton, Mass., Barbara and Jon Landau, of Purchase, and David and Barbara Downey, of Hickory, N.C.; eight grandchildren, Brendon Downey, of Boston, Mass., Eleacia (Robert) Fredette, of Charlestown, Mass., Erin (Arron) Capron, of Sandwich, Mass., Kate Landau, of Purchase, Charly Laudau, of Purchase, Alison (Steve) O’Connell, of Rochester, Christopher Downey, of Richmond N.C. and Shannon Downey, of Charlotte, N.C.; and five great-grandchildren, Maxfield and Norra Capron, of Sandwich, Mass., Alex and Katherine Fredette, of Charlestown, Mass. and Kaylinn O’Connell, of Rochester.
    Page 2 of 5 - A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 1 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at 320 S. Pearl St. in Canandaigua.
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sonnenberg Gardens.
    PARKER, JIMMY L.
    NEWARK — Died Friday, May 27, 2011 at Strong Memorial Hospital at the age of 14.
    Family and friends called Tuesday, May 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Norman L. Waterman Funeral Home, Inc. at 124 W. Miller St. in Newark. A funeral services will be Wednesday, June 1 at 3 p.m. at the Woodlane Community Church at 5694 Wood Lane in Newark. Private burial will take place in Joslyn Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
    In memory of Jimmy please consider donations to the Wayne County Humane Society, 1475 County House Road, Lyons, NY 14432.
    Jimmy was born the son of Chanara Parker on October 5, 1996 in Florida. He was a 9th grade high honor student at Newark High School. Jimmy had a strong passion and drive for sports and was always considered a “team player.” Jimmy’s dream was to go onto the NFL or become a veterinarian.  Other interests included his love for animals especially his lizard, riding mini-bikes and listening to country music. Jimmy always enjoyed spending the day with his family at his grandparent’s house.
    Jimmy will be remembered by his loving parents, Rhonda and Stefone Rooks of Newark; brothers, Jarvis Knight, Ronel Rooks; sisters, Ronisha and Jada Rooks all of Newark; dedicated grandparents, Albert and Donna Cooley and Perry and Perdita Mason; many aunts and uncles, including Dave and Nita Reid, Terrence Rooks and Ava and his cousins. He will be sadly missed and remembered by many friends especially his best friend, Zeron Bracher.
    Light a candle of memory or condolence by visiting www.watermanfuneralhome.com.
    RUSSELL, TERRY D. ‘PEPPER’
    NEWARK — Died Thursday May 26, 2011 at his home at the age of 68.
    Friends called on Monday, May 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home at 127 E. Miller St. in Newark.
    Memorial contributions may be made, in his name, to the Fairville Presbyterian Food Bank, Route 88 North, Newark, NY 14513.
    Mr. Russell was born Aug. 17, 1942 in Rochester, the son of the late James and Doris Doe Russell. He graduated from Newark High School in 1960. He then enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he was a radio operator aboard ship. Pepper was an ironworker and a member of Iron Works Local 33 in Rochester. A member of the August Mauer Post American Legion, he was a founding member of the Blackjack Motorcycle Club. He was an avid gardener, animal lover and gun collector. As a member of the NRA, Pepper was passionate about our second amendment rights.
    He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Karen; two children, Jack Bruce Russell of Newark and Tammy I. Russell of Blacksburg, Va.; siblings, Donna Lynn Mc Donald, Jack Bruce Russell and Doreen Porzi; nieces and nephews.  
    Page 3 of 5 - Pepper was predeceased by several siblings.
    Remembrance may be made to www.murphyandsonsfuneralhome.com.
    SHARP, PAUL N.  
    CLYDE— Died peacefully Thursday, May 26, 2011 at his home with his family by his side, after a lengthy, courageous battle with prostate cancer at the age of 68.
    Paul was born Oct. 31, 1942 in Lyons, son of Robert and Bernice Bower Sharp. The day after Paul graduated from Clyde High School in 1960, he left for the Army to serve his country. He was stationed in Germany. Upon his discharge from the Army, Paul returned to Clyde, where he began his career with Eastman Kodak Company, a career that spanned 28 years until his retirement in 1991. After retirement, Paul was employed as a school bus driver by the Clyde-Savannah School District and as a postal carrier for the United States Postal Service.
    His contributions to the youth of Clyde and Savannah are immeasurable. In 1974, Paul founded the Rocco Carpino Basketball League with emphasis on teamwork and sportsmanship. In 1975, Paul spearheaded Clyde-Savannah’s entry into Vince Lombardi Youth Football League, where he served as president and coach for many years. Paul also served two terms on the Clyde-Savannah School Board of Education. In 2009, Paul and his wife, Carole, were recognized by the Clyde Sports Hall of Fame for “their unselfish efforts, personal sacrifice and everlasting pride for the youths of Clyde-Savannah’. Paul made an everlasting impression on Clyde that will be felt for generations to come.
    Paul had a quick wit and was always ready with a good joke or story. He was always ready, willing and able to help anyone in need. Paul enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf, and his New York Giants.
    However, his greatest enjoyment came from spending time with his family, most specifically his grandchildren. It was rare that he missed one of their activities.
    He is survived by his wife of over 47 years, Carole Riviello Sharp of Clyde; his sons, Kevin (Susan) Sharp of Newark, Tim (Patty) Sharp, Jeff (Deanna) Sharp and Paul Sharp all of Clyde; his grandchildren, Matt, Sarah, Marissa, Kyle, Brian, Tayler and Grant Sharp; his sister, Doris (Maurice) Dzwigal of North Fort Myers, Fla.; brothers-in-law, Donald (Phyllis) Riviello of Clyde, Robert (Eileen) Riviello of Clyde and Rodney (Julie) Riviello of Clyde; sisters-in-law, Nancy Sharp of Fairfield Glade, Tenn. and Liz Riviello of Huber Heights, Ohio, several nieces and nephews; and very special friends, Nelson and Shirley Kise of Seneca Falls.
    Paul was pre-deceased by his parents, his brother, Robert; his brother-in-law, Melvin Riviello and his nephew, Gregory Dzwigal.
    At Paul's request there will be no prior calling hours.
    Family and friends were invited to attend his funeral services at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 31 at the Clyde United Methodist Church. The Rev. Barbara DeAngelis officiated.
    Page 4 of 5 - In Paul’s memory, please make contributions to the Clyde Youth Sports in care of Clyde-Savannah Youth Basketball Organization, P.O. Box 103, Clyde, N.Y. 14433.
    Arrangements have been entrusted to the Baris Funeral Home of Clyde.
    For online condolences, visit www.barisfuneralhome.com.
    SMITH, COVINGTON
    NEWARK — Died Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at his home in Newark at the age of 55.
    Mr. Smith was born April 17, 1956 in Orlando, Fla., son of Mack and Fadie Collins Smith. He was a graduate of Newark High School and Johnson and Wales University in Norfolk, Va. Covington was a chef in many restaurants thoughout the area.
    He is survived by his daughter, Sonja Smith of Rochester; granddaughters, Shayla and Annjillet Smith; his mother, Fadie of Lyons; siblings, Herbert Aikens of Baltimore, Md., Clarence Jones of Lyons, Valera Smith of Morrisville, Pa., Denise Smith of Rochester, Bellinda Parker of Norfolk, Va. and Ronald Smith of Lyons; many nieces and nephews.
    Friends called from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 27 at the Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home at 127 E. Miller St. in Newark. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 28 at the funeral home. Burial was in East Newark Cemetery.
    Remembrances may be made at www.murphyandsonsfuneralhome.com.
    TULLOCK, JAMES “JIM”
    NEWARK — Died suddenly May 23, 2011 at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital at the age of 72.
    Jim was born son of the late Michael and Goldie (Lawson) Tullock May 29, 1938 in Winsted, Conn. He retired from Eastman Kodak Company in 1992 after 25 years, where he worked as a laborer. He loved football and his favorite team was the Dallas Cowboys. In his home there is a large window where Jim would sit and watch the deer in his backyard. He was a gentle man, who found pleasure in silently helping others. He enjoyed yard work, loved to tinker and fix things. Jim became a member of the Odd Follows Gideon Lodge No. 785. In all Jim loved life!
    Jim will be remembered by his loving and devoted wife, Norma “Sue” (Demorest) Tullock. They were married 50 years. Their children surprised them with an anniversary party.
    He is also survived by his sons, James (Michelle) Tullock of Macedon, Jeff (Anita) Tullock of Marion; daughters, Jeanne Baker (Peter DiSanto) of Clyde and Jodiene (Josh) Slocum of Fla.; grandchildren, Tim (Nicole), Jason (Lydia), Chrissy, Rachel, Joy, Luke and Daniel; many brothers and sisters, all out of state; brother-in-law, Merton (Shannon) Demorest of Palmyra; sister-in-law, Marge DeGrande (Jack Goldstein) of Rochester; many nieces, nephews and cousins; special friends and neighbors.
    Family and friends called from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 27 at the Norman L. Waterman Funeral Home, Inc. at 124 W. Miller St, in Newark, where a funeral service followed calling hours at 7 p.m.
    Page 5 of 5 - In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Jim’s memory to John C. Sable Memorial Heart Fund, 7211 Ivison Road, Bryon, N.Y. 14422 or a charity of choice.
    Light a candle of memory or condolence by visiting www.watermanfuneralhome.com.
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