Online Wayne Post obituaries for week ending Jan. 20, 2012: Ackert, Hilda Mae; Chase, Mary “Claire” Bagley; Cino, Raymond F.; Freling, Herta A.; Frey, Janice H.; Hallock, Jane Elizabeth; Hodgson, Sarah L.; Juneau, JD Joseph; Munson, James Edward; O’Lena, Norma Jean; Parker, Emily Roma; Ira Herbert Potter Jr.; Sutton, Anna M.; Williams, William B.
Ackert, Hilda Mae
Newark - Hilda Mae Ackert, 97 entered eternity on Friday, January 13, 2012 at the Wayne County Nursing Home.
Family and friends may call Saturday (Jan. 21) from 1 to 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Newark, 133 E. Miller St. A Funeral Service will follow calling at 3 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Glenview Cemetery in Pulteney, NY in the spring.
In memory of Mrs. Ackert please consider donations to the church.
Mrs. Ackert was born at home in the town of Hopewell the daughter of the late Otto and Olive (Sayles) Baker on Friday, August 14, 1914. She graduated from the Penn Yan High School in 1934. After high school she attended college and received her nursing degree. For many years she worked as a Dental Hygienist for the Newark Developmental Center.
She was an avid china painting artist and a volunteer for the American Cancer Society where she was coordinator for the “I Can Cope”. Mrs. Ackert was a recipient of the Volunteer Service Award from the American Society. Past President of Newark Coterie and the Newark Business & Professional Women’s Club. A member of the First Baptist Church of Newark where she served on most committees. In 1990 she was awarded the Newark Grange Community Citizen of the Year Award. She was a lady with a warm heart and always put others above self.
Mrs. Ackert will be remembered by her brother Ray (Connie) Baker of Macedon; nieces and nephews Sally Kelly, Paul Baker, Linda Berquist, Kevin (Lurlene) Baker, Dr. Jerry (Cheryl) Baker, Elsie (Bob) Dedrick and Laurie (John) Gavin; foreign exchange student from the 50’s who remained a part of her life, Andy (Ruby) Rittemeyer; many great nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and nephews, great-great-great nieces and nephews; many special families and their children.
Mrs. Ackert was predeceased by her husband Eugene Ackert in 1992; brothers and sisters-in-law Robert (Nettie) Baker, Howard (Marge) Baker and Melvin (Lucy) Baker; sister and brother-in-law Frances (Wellington) Castner; nephew Dr. Larry Baker.
You may light a candle of memory or condolence by visiting www.watermanfuneralhome.com
Chase, Mary “Claire” Bagley
10/11/1920 to 1/1/2012. Born Elmira, NY. Loving wife of Gilmer R. Chase, JR (“Bud”) who preceded her in death in November, 1972. Claire shared her lively spirit and happy outlook with family and friends, the last 15 years of her life having been spent in San Diego, and the prior years in Canandaigua. Survived by daughter Margaret “Peg” Minute (Joseph) of Naples and son Jim Chase (Chris) of San Diego, as well as 3 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Interment to be at Newark Cemetery in Summer 2012.
Cino, Raymond F.
WILLIAMSON: Formerly of Irondequoit, died on January 5, 2012 at age 66. Predeceased by his father George Cino. Survived by his mother Frances Cino; son R. Luke (Shana) Cino; grandchildren, Austin, Jacob, Jayden, Emma; siblings, Sam (Nikki) Cino, Gary (Cindy) DeGeorge, mother Frances Cino; several nieces & nephews.
Friends & family are invited to attend his Funeral Service 1PM Thursday at the Covenant Life Fellowship, 1574 Hennessey Rd, Ontario, NY 14519. Arrangements by MURPHY FUNERAL HOME.
Freling, Herta A.
Newark – Herta Anne Freling, 61 entered eternity on Monday, January 16, 2012 at Hildebrandt Hospice Center in Greece, NY.
Family and friends may call Wednesday (Jan. 18) from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Norman L. Waterman Funeral Home, Inc., 124 W. Miller St., Newark. Private Funeral Service and burial in Newark Cemetery.
In memory of Herta please consider donations to Pines of Peace – Hospice, 2378 Ridge Rd, Ontario, 14519 OR Hildebrandt Hospice Center, 2652 Ridgeway Ave, Rochester, 14626.
Herta was born the daughter of Konard and Hildegard (Zimmermann) Skorc on September 30, 1950 in Kaushand, W. Germany. At the age of 5 she and her family came to the United States. She graduated from Marion High School in 1968. Herta worked over 20 years as an Aid at the Finger Lakes DDSO. Over the years she worked for several area restaurants including Perkins in Newark and Evy’s Krummy Hot Dog Stand in Palmyra.
Herta enjoyed ceramics and collecting knick knacks including snow globes and tea pots to name a few. She loved working in her flower gardens and watching birds.
Herta will be remembered by her soul mate Ivan Fisher; children Alan (Julia) Rich, Adam (Laramie) Rich, Lucus (Jessica Sprague) Freling, Donald (Emily) Fisher and Linda (Clay) Guest; grandchildren Nathan, Lucus, Kiley, Austin, Kaelyn, Brooke, Dylin and Caylin; mother Hildegard (Zimmermann) Younge; brother Conrad (Sue) Skorc; sister Betty Hughes; several nieces and nephews.
Herta was predeceased by her father Konard Skorc.
You may light a candle of memory or condolence by visiting www.watermanfuneralhome.com
Frey, Janice H.
MACEDON: Died peacefully on January 8, 2012 surrounded by her family. Survived by her loving husband Tom Frey of 52 years; children, Jeff (Angie) Frey, Greg (Marcy) Frey, Linda (Dave) Gibbardo; 7 grandchildren, Brian, Brooke, Jordan, Chrissy, AJ, Sienna, Scarlett; siblings Orvil, Walter (Evalena), Gilbert (Correna), Carole; several nieces & nephews.
Friends are invited to call Tuesday (TODAY) 2-4 & 7-9PM at PAYNE & MURPHY FUNERAL HOME 1040 Rt. 31, Macedon, where her Funeral will be held 2PM Wednesday, followed by her Committal Service at Macedon Village Cemetery. Donations may be made to Sands Cancer in her memory.
Hallock, Jane Elizabeth
Age 83. Born in Sept 26, 1928 to Earll and Helen Mumby. After Earll passed away Jane moved with her Mom and her four brothers and sister (Plus one sister yet to be born) from Phoenix Arizona to Shortsville New York where she lived for most of her youth. She went to work at the age of 11 at a factory in order to help her Mom support her brothers and sisters. Jane attended the Harper Method School of Beauty in Rochester New York. While attending the Harper Method she met a friend "Lottie" who became a lifelong friend. On a trip home with Lottie to Vermont, Jane had a blind date with Horace Holden who she later married on Nov 9th 1946.
Jane was member of the Royal Order of the Moose and the American Legion Auxiliary. She was a business woman who opened her own "Beauty Shop" in the late 1950's in Chester Vermont. She then moved to Bellows Falls where she worked for Joe Lyons and John Moisis as a hair dresser until she married Paul Hallock in 1970 and moved to Wilmington Vermont and worked as a park Ranger for the State of Vermont until moving to Florida. Jane finished her working career as a live in care taker in various homes in the Rochester New York area before retiring to the Canal House in Bellows Falls.
Jane is survived by her Sister Mary and husband Jack Churchill of Fairmont New York, and four Children from the marriage to Horace: Jean E. Holden of Quechee Vermont, Mark A. Holden and his wife Sue of Middletown Delaware, Earll D Holden and wife Carol of Claremont New Hampshire, Jeff C. Holden and fiancé Debbie Aldrich of Chester Vermont. Jane was blessed with 10 Grandchildren and 8 Great grandchildren as well as a variety of nieces and nephews.
There will be calling hours 6:00 8:00 p.m. Friday, January 20th with a memorial service 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 21st at Fenton & Hennessey Funeral Home in Bellows Falls, VT. The burial will take place in Palmyra, NY at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans.
Hodgson, Sarah L.
Williamson - Sarah Louise (Tice) Hodgson, 78, of formerly of Ogden, PA, passed away peacefully in her sleep on January 10, 2012 at DeMay Living Center, in Newark, NY.
Sarah made arrangements for anatomical gift donation to the Syracuse University, no funeral services will be held. An informal memorial gathering will take place on Friday, February 24 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Williamson Ambulance Base.
In memory of Sarah please consider donations to the Williamson Volunteer Ambulance or to the Williamson Free Public Library.
Sarah was born the daughter of the late Harry and Jenny (Foreacre) Tice on Monday, July 24, 1933 in Chester PA. She went to Chester High School in PA. and graduated in 1951. Following high School she then attended Delaware Hospital School of Nursing receiving her RN degree in 1954. In nursing school, she met several of her dearest friends: Barb, Rudy, Bunny, and Eileen.
Sarah worked in various hospitals and treatment centers in the Delaware Valley area of Pennsylvania, and New York. She enjoyed watching and reading murder/mysteries, drives along Lake Ontario, bird watching and gardening. She adored her grandchildren and would open her home to any that just needed some "Mommom" time. She was a generous and kind soul who always had a kind word or deed for anyone, even a stranger.
Sarah is survived by her loving children: Richard (Ny Wnek), Kathy (Frank) Pilato, Louise (Jeffrey) White, and Tom. She is also survived by her adoring grandchildren: Stephen, Derek, Sarah, Stephanie, Joseph, Rachel, Katelyn and Jayelle; sister Genevieve Marcum; many nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by her husband Richard; son, Michael; siblings Gertrude Friel, Harry and George Tice.
You may light a candle of memory or condolence by visiting www.watermanfuneralhome.com.
Juneau, JD Joseph
ONTARIO: Died on January 5, 2012 at age 78. Predeceased by his wife JoAnn; grandson Joseph Gaziano. Survived by daughter Debbie (Jim) Beman; son Kevin (Debbie) Juneau; grandchildren, David (Joni) Gaziano, Renee Juneau, Joshua Juneau, Ashley Beman, Matthew Kapral; great grandchildren, Joseph Gaziano, Desiree Gaziano, Joshua Juneau Jr., Alesianna Juneau; sister Rose (Bill) Stewart; many nieces, nephews, family & friends. A Korean War Veteran and a retiree of General Motors will be missed by all.
A private interment will be held at a later date. Arrangements by MURPHY FUNERAL HOME.
Munson, James Edward
Lock Berlin / Lyons - Mr. James Edward Munson, 76, of Peters Rd. Died unexpectedly on Wednesday (January 11, 2012)at Rochester General Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
Family and friends are invited to call on Friday (January 13) from 5-8 PM at the Baris Funeral Home, 87 W. Genesee St., Clyde. Burial will be on Saturday (January 14) at Lock Berlin Cemetery at 10 AM. Memorial contributions to the Humane Society of Wayne County, 1475 County House Rd., Lyons, NY 14489 would be appreciated.
Jim was born in Clyde on November 29, 1935, the son of James and Ada Carr Munson. He married the former Shirley Ruebens in 1957. James retired from the Operating Engineers Union Local 832 in Rochester, NY. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and working outdoors.
Surviving are his wife of over 50 years Shirley Munson of Lyons; his children Timothy (Donna) Munson of Clyde, Thomas (Sue) Munson of Lyons, Terri (Robert) Brisky of Lyons and Todd (April) Munson of Lyons; grandchildren Greg, Danny, Amanda, Thomas, Tyler, Matthew and Jordan Munson, Ryan, Alex and Andrew Brisky, Jacob and Adam Giocondo,; 4 great-grandchildren; his brothers Alfred Munson and Clinton (Chris) Gary of Syracuse; and his beloved dog, Carrie.
Besides his parents, James was pre-deceased by his grandson Jamie Munson in 2010.
For online condolences, visit www.barisfuneralhome.com.
O’Lena, Norma Jean
LYONS: Age 72, of Pearl Street, died Sunday, January 15, 2012 at Newark Wayne Hospital. Norma was born November 21, 1939, the daughter of Charles and Grace Dean Sevor. Norma loved watching TV, Kentucky Fried Chicken, crossword puzzles and her dear grandchildren. She lived in Lyons Manor. Survived by her daughter, Debra (Bjarne) Sorensen of Clyde, son, Daniel of Lyons, 4 grandchildren, Khryston, Klynton, Sara, Dylai, 2 great-grandchildren, Madison and Sean, sister, Irene Murray of Lyons. Predeceased by her husband, Richard.
Friends may call Tuesday 4-6 at Boeheim-Pusateri Funeral Home, 77 William Street in Lyons. Memorials to the American Heart Association.
Parker, Emily Roma
ONTARIO: Died peacefully on January 7th in her parent's arms, she is the daughter of Joey & Kristin Parker; siblings Madison, Mallory, Nate; grandparents, Steven (Julie) Parker, Tom (Cindy) DeLuca, many caring aunts, uncles, cousins, family & friends. Her family wishes to send their heartfelt thanks to Dr. Korones for his expert & compassionate care. All are invited to a celebration of her life 10AM Wednesday, January 11th at the First United Methodist Church of Williamson, 4146 East Main St. Williamson. Donations may be made to Golisano Children's Hospital or St. Jude's in her memory.
Potter, Ira Herbert Jr.
Ira Herbert “Herb” Potter Jr., 96, died peacefully in his sleep Saturday, January 7, 2012, at the Horace Nye Nursing Home in Elizabethtown, N.Y. He was born June 13, 1915, the son of Ira H. and Mary (Cauraugh) Potter Sr. in Boston, MA.
Herb was married to the late Etta L. (White) Potter of Westport, N.Y. for 66 years.
He grew up in Lake Placid, N.Y. where his family had several pharmacies in the 1920’s and early 30’s. Herb graduated from Lake Placid High School in 1934 and from the N.Y. State Ranger School at Wanakena, N.Y in 1941, where he was class president.
Herb received an Associate Degree in Forestry from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse, N.Y. in 1974 and holds an Associate in Science Degree from Cayuga Community College in 1981.
He began his working career as an assistant education advisor in the Civilian Conservation Corp from 1934-1937. He worked as a surveyor and timber cruiser for the U.S. Forest Service from 1937-1940 in Maryland, New York State, and West Virginia.
In April 1942, Herb was employed as an electronics technician with the American Telephone and Telegraph Company, Long Lines Division, where he worked for 35 years.
Over the years, he was a known as an expert “trouble shooter” in Binghamton, Rochester, Syracuse, New York City, Buffalo and Boston.
Highlights of his career included many technical projects including re-writing testing and training manuals for long distance cables, building radar and communication networks for the U.S. Air Force on the DEW Line in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska in 1958-1959 and maintaining radar and microwave communications equipment with Europe at the Andover Earth Station in Maine for the Telestar project, America’s first communication satellite which was launched 1962.
He brought up his family in Newark, New York State and retired in Elizabethtown, N. Y. in 1977.
During his retirement years, he was an emergency medical technician on the Elizabethtown-Lewis Rescue Squad 1975-1985 and was a past master of the Wadhams, N.Y. Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry. Herb was an advisor for the local council for the Office For The Aging and former deacon at the United Church of Christ.
Herb was a life member of the F&AM Lodge 83, Newark, N.Y. where he was high priest. in 1955. He also was a member of the F&AM Lodge 602, Elizabethtown, N.Y. He received a Dedicated Service Award in 1988.
He was a longtime ham radio operator with the low-call letters W2TDD. He got his ham radio license in 1939. He was the liaison between the Essex County ham radio operators and the New York State Emergency Management System.
Herb had many outdoor hobbies and enjoyed many days relaxing with family and friends at his camp on Lincoln Pond.
He is survived by one son Ronald “R.J.” Potter and his partner Dr. Alice Wright of Milton, VT; one daughter, Nancy Lee and her husband Robert Dobbs of Victoria, British Columbia; two grandchildren, Curran Dobbs of Victoria, British Columbia and Ananda Dobbs Umar and her husband Bobbie of Toronto, Ontario and two great grandchildren Nyal and Ryah Umar.
A memorial service will be held at the United Church of Christ in Elizabethtown, N.Y. to be announced later in April.
Memorial donations may be made to the Keene Valley Neighborhood House, P.O. Box 46, Keene Valley, N.Y. 12943.
W.M. Marvin’s Sons, Inc. of Elizabethtown, N.Y. is in charge of arrangements.
To send online condolences, please visit www.wmmarvins.com.
Sutton, Anna M.
Anna M. Sutton, 86, of Coconut Creek, FL, formerly of Lake Havasu City, AZ, and Syracuse, NY, died peacefully in her sleep on October 4, 2011. Anna was born to Emidio and Annunziata Casini in Roulette, PA.
Anna leaves 6 children: Scott (Cinda) Sutton of Coconut Creek, FL; Gail (Steve) Kise of Lilburn, GA; Nancy (Ken) Howell of Flower Mound, TX; Marie (Scott) Burnham of Newark, NY; Stephen Sutton of Lake Havasu City, AZ; and Teresa Sutton of Needles, CA; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; her sister, Virginia Bruni, of Port Charlotte, FL; and sister-in-law, Adeline Casini, of Olean, NY.
She was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Arlow M. Sutton, in 2005.
She will be interred at the Nathan Littlejohn Memorial Garden at Grace Episcopal Church in Lake Havasu City, at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be made to: Vitas (Hospice) Charitable Fund, 5420 NW 33rd Ave, Suite 100, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 or the Lake Havasu Area Literacy Council, P.O. Box 2186, LHC, AZ, 86405.
Williams, William B.
MACEDON/ONTARIO: Died on January 6, 2012 at age 76. Predeceased by his parents William & Mamie Williams. Survived by his wife Arlene Williams; son Raymond (Dawn) Denner; 2 grandchildren, Jeff (Mary) Denner, Tina (Bill) Gates; great grandchildren, Damiene, Chelsea, William; sister Virginia Mascenteci; several nieces & nephews.
His family had a private Memorial Service. Donations may be made to American Heart Association or NYS Outdoors Unlimited in his memory. Arrangements by MURPHY FUNERAL HOME.