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  • Wayne Post obituaries for week ending Oct. 12, 2012

  • Wayne Post obituaries for week ending Oct. 12, 2012: Black, Reuben C.; Burnham, Maude (Honey); Everdyke, Robert L.; Finley, Richard I. ‘Dick’; Garcia, Jamie O.; Jones, Lorraine (Lori) K.; Lefebvre, Janet Ray Jackson, RN; Metcalfe, Daniel; Molisani, Joseph G., Jr.; Nicholson, Walter; Pehta, Andrea L. “Anne”; Sapp, Ellen M.; Stell, Gina M.; Wahl, Patricia A.

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  • Black, Reuben C.
    Reuben Carl Black, 91 of 141 West Foster Street, Palmyra, passed away from pneumonia on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 at F. F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua, NY.  
    He was born Sept. 15, 1921 in Cambria County, Flinton, Pa., the third child of seven children to Lowery Owen and Ida Margaret (Shidler) Black. Reuben and Shirley were married on Sept. 8, 1958 in Altoona, Pa. He was a loving husband and father and enjoyed camping, fishing, and many wonderful vacation trips with his family over the years, and visiting with his numerous relatives in Pennsylvania.
    Reuben is survived by his wife of 56 years, Shirley L. (Riling) Black; daughter, Cheryl A Perks of Fort Erie, Canada; son, David A Black of Manchester; son, Donald E Black of Manchester; and son, Robert P. and his wife, Renai (Banta) Black, of Canandaigua; grandchildren, Nicholas and Jennifer of South Carolina, Shawn and Lisa of Arizona, Derek and Mary of North Carolina, and Shane and Natasha of Florida; great-grandchildren, Kain, Tyler, Kattie, and Wes. Also surviving are brother-in-law, George Delozier of  Pennsylvania; and sister-in-law, Helen (Shope) Black of  Pennsylvania; brother and sister-in-law, Robert P. and wife (Ruth Cherry) Riling of Tyrone, Pa. and numerous nephews and nieces.
    All of Reuben’s siblings are deceased, George, Richard, Ruth (Black) Stull, Cecil, Lois Pauline (Black) Delozier and Ida Pearl (Black) Peters.
    He was a member of the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945 and Army Reserves until 1948. After completing Radio Mechanic School in Soux Falls, Iowa, he served overseas in England for approximately two years as S/Sgt in the 71st Troop Carrier Squadron, 434th Troop Carrier Group. As a combat crew member of a Troop Carrier Squadron, he and his crew members completed many missions transporting paratroopers, supplies and equipment and transporting wounded soldiers back to England in the initial phases of the invasion of the continent. His service earned him the European African Middle Eastern Service Medal with 5 bronze stars, Distinguished Unit Badge and a number of other medals.
    Upon discharge from the Army, Reuben completed a training course in Automobile Mechanics at Gloversville, N.Y. and was then employed as a mechanic for 10 years. He attended Williamsport Technical Institute in 1961 to 1963, where he earned a degree in Electrical and Mechanical Drafting. After graduating from WTI,  He and his family moved to Palmyra, NY; and, he was employed for 10 years as a draftsman by Peck Engineering Associates in Fairport. He was then employed by Xerox in Webster and retired from there in 1982 after 10 years of service in the engineering department as a draftsman.
    Cremation has taken place. Interment and a memorial service and celebration of his life will be held privately at Blair Memorial Park near Bellwood, Pa. at a family gathering in 2013.
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 435 East Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14620.
    Page 2 of 6 - The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to friends and neighbors and to the staff and nurses at F. F. Thompson Hospital for their love, care and support they gave Reuben.
    Burnham, Maude (Honey)
    PALMYRA/CARROLLTON, Texas  — 1917-2012, Maude passed away Tuesday, Sept. 4, at a local nursing home, which is near her daughter and son-in-law in Pensacola, Fla.
    She is preceded  in death by her husband, Ken (Red) in 1984; and a daughter, Joan M. Roberts, in 2004.
    The family would like to thank the Speciality Center of Pensacola, for their excellent  thoughtfulness and caring her last 90 days.
    She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John (Barbara) Roberts of Pensacola, Fla.; five grandchildren; eight great-children; and six great-great-grandchilden.
    She has been laid to rest next to her husband in Carrollton, Texas.
    Everdyke, Robert L.
    NEWARK — Robert L. Everdyke entered in rest on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 in his 75th year.
    Family and friends were invited to call Monday, Oct. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Young Funeral Home, 4025 W. Main St., Williamson. Internment, Lakeview Cemetery, Pultneyville.
    A U.S. Army Veteran and Eastman Kodak retiree.
    Survived by his son, Darrell (Lori) Everdyke; daughter, Debbie Everdyke; grandchildren, Lindsey, Marina, Dillon and Matthew Everdyke; brother, Wayne Everdyke.
    Predeceased by his parents, Elmer and Alice (Hughes) Everydyke.
    Finley, Richard I. ‘Dick’
    PALMYRA — Passed after a courageous battle with Leukemia at age 75 on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.
    Survived by his loving wife, Betty Finley; loving children, Donna (Bill) Dollar, Richard (Julie) Finley II, Craig (Carrie) Finley and Tim (Jan) Finley; step-sons, Ron and Mark Cassidy; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Barb (Jim) Cady, Nancy (Lloyd) MacLean and Bonnie (Harry) Weise; brothers, Butch (Shirley) Roberts, Ralph (Marge) Everett; several in-laws and many special friends.
    Dick was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved hunting, fishing, playing cards, remodeling houses, restoring antique trucks and talking with friends.
    Friends and family called Friday, Oct. 5 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Payne & Murphy Funeral Home, 1040 Rt. 31, Macedon, where his Memorial Service immediately followed at 4 p.m. Interment will be private.
    Contributions may be made to Fingerlakes Hematology and Oncology, 6 Ambulance Drive, Clifton Springs, NY 14432 or Lifetime Care of Wayne County in Richard’s memory.
    Garcia, Jamie O.
    NEWARK — Jamie O. Garcia, 75, died on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012 at his home.
    Friends called from 5 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at the Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home, 127 East Miller Street, Newark. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at St. Michael's Church, South Main Street, Newark. Burial will follow at Newark Cemetery.
    Page 3 of 6 - Mr. Garcia was born on Oct. 25, 1936, in Puerto Rico the son of Pio and Angelita Maldonado Garcia. He retired from the DeMay Living Center where he worked in the housekeeping department. Jaime was a communicant of St. Michael's Church.
    He is survived by his wife, Dora; his children, Yolibeth (John) Garcia-McGowan of Rochester, Jimmy Garcia of Newark, Teresita Garcia of Geneva, Evelyn Garica of Geneva; step-daughters, Doralee (Nectaly) Jimenez of Newark and Lurabin Montes of Conn.; step-son, Jose Montes of Clyde; 17 grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Dilcia Garay and Rosario Garay, both of Newark.
    Remembrances may be made to www.murphyandsonsfuneralhome.com.
    Jones, Lorraine (Lori) K.
    MACEDON/FLORIDA — Lorraine (Lori) K. Jones, 47, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012.
    Graduate of Gananda Central School and St. John Fisher College.
    Predeceased by her mother, Sandra F.; and brother, David Jones.
    Survived by her father, William C. (Mary Lou) Jones; brother, Carl (Cindi) Jones, Oswego; stepbrothers and sisters, Susan (Jay) Henning, Mary Lynn (Tom) Reynolds, Chuck (Jo Ann) Pelton, and Chris Pelton; neices, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles and dear friend, David M. Malloy.
    No prior calling hours, burial at the convenience of the family.
    Donations in her memory may be made to Mercy Flight in Canandaigua.
    Online condolences may be made at www.rlyostfuneralhome.com.
    Lefebvre, Janet Ray Jackson, RN
    NEWARK — Of Newark, born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on March 23, 1943, deceased on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012.   
    She was a graduate of the Montreal General Hospital School of Nursing in 1965.  
    Janet is survived by her devoted and loving husband, Andre; son, John of Austin, Texas; daughter, Suzanne (Avram Kent) of Rochester; her loving sisters, Susan (Robert) Gledhill of San Antonio, Texas, and Margaret Jackson (Harold Monroe) of Ottawa, Ontario; nieces, Erica and Katherine Gledhill; nephews, Stuart and William Jackson-Monroe.
    As per her instructions, there will be no calling hours or memorial service. There will be a reunion of family and friends by invitation at a date yet to be determined.
    Donations to the Wayne County Humane Society 1475 County House Road, Lyons, NY 14489 and the House of John 14 Spring St., Clifton Springs, NY 14432 would be appreciated.    
    Remembrance may be sent to www.muphyandsonsfuneralhome.com.
    Metcalfe, Daniel
    PENFIELD — Army SFC Daniel Metcalfe passed away Saturday, Sept. 29 while on patrol in Afghanistan at the age of 29.  
    He was an 11-year Army veteran based in Vicenza, Italy and was deployed multiple times to Iraq and Afghanistan. He met his wife, Vesna, in Italy, married in 2005 and they have three children, Alexis, 6, Edward, 3 and Ethan, 11 months.
    Daniel is survived by his wife, Vesna; three children; his father, Thomas Metcalfe; mother, Sherri Metcalfe; brother, James; sister, Debi (Joe) Hill; brother, Jesse Warren; nephew, Max Hill; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; daughter from previous relationship, Kailyn Miderker.  
    Page 4 of 6 - Daniel will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery. A memorial service was held at the Payne & Murphy Funeral Home located at 1040 Route 31, Macedon on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m. A reception for family and friends was held at East Penfield Baptist Church at 1 p.m. No prior calling hours.  
    Donations in his honor may be sent to Patriot Guard Riders, 6399 Lake Ave, Williamson, NY 14589 or Blue Star Mothers NY 1 at PO Box 426, Bloomfield, NY  14469.
    Molisani, Joseph G., Jr.
    CLYDE — Mr. Joseph G. "Joe" Molisani, 83, of 95 Mill St., died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 following a lengthy illness at the Wayne County Nursing Home.
    Family and friends were invited to call on Wednesday, Oct. 3 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Baris Funeral Home, 87 W. Genesee St., Clyde. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church. Entombment will follow in St. John's Cemetery, Clyde.
    Memorial contributions to the Clyde VFW Auxiliary, c/o of Daniel DeLisio, Powers Rd. Clyde, NY 14433 or to St. Joseph the Worker Memorial Fund 43 West Dezeng St. Clyde, NY 14433 would be appreciated.
    Joe was born in Clyde on Jan. 2, 1929 the son of the late Joseph and Catherine Lisci. He had attended Clyde schools and went on to work as a Supervisor for the New York Central Railroad. After retiring from the railroad, Joe worked for the Xerox Corporation in Webster. He enjoyed gardening and just relaxing at his home.
    He is survived by his sons, Michael and Gregory Molisani of Clyde; his grandchildren, Bryce and Brandy Molisani of Clyde; his sister, Mrs. Lena Vano of Jamesville, N.Y.; his brothers, Nicholas (Mary) Molisani of San Bernardino, Ca.; Louie (Joyce) Molisani of Bolivar, N.Y.; Anthony (Maris) Molisani of Savannah and Richard (Mary Jane ) Molisani of Clyde; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
    Besides his parents, he was pre deceased by his wife, Barbara, and his brothers, Frank and Louis Molisani.
    For online condolences, visit www.barisfuneralhome.com.
    Nicholson, Walter
    NEWARK — Walter Nicholson, 85, entered eternity on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital.
    There will be no prior calling hours. Family and friends attended a Memorial Mass on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 at 11 a.m. at St. Michael Church, 401 S. Main St, in Newark.
    In memory of Walter please consider donations to a charity of your choice.
    Walter was born the son of the late Dominic and Catherine (Brown) Nicholson on Sunday, Oct. 17, 1926 in New York City. He had attended St. Michael Church for many years. He enjoyed collecting toys and stuff animals. Along with his collection he enjoyed children books and was known for socializing with others and had many friends.
    Walter will be remembered by his brothers Robert, John and James Nicholson; many nieces and nephews, staff and friends at the Finger Lakes DDSO.
    Page 5 of 6 - You may light a candle of memory or condolence by visiting www.watermanfuneralhome.com.
    Pehta, Andrea L. “Anne”
    ONTARIO — Died peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer.
    Predeceased by her son, Timothy Pehta; sister, Pamela “Zeke” Eadie; and longtime companion, Bob Shea. Survived by her daughter, Bonnie (Steve Young) Hill; granddaughter, Caitlyn Hill; and many special friends.
    No prior calling hours. Her Graveside Service will be held October 9th, 11AM at Furnaceville Cemetery.
    Arrangements by Murphy Funeral Home.
    Sapp, Ellen M.
    NEWARK — Ellen M. Sapp, 80, died on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 at the Newark-Wayne Community Hospital.
    Friends called from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7 at the Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home, 127 E. Miller St., Newark. Father Felix Dalimpuo celebrated a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 8 at St. Michael’s Church, South Main Street, Newark. Burial will be in Newark Cemetery.
    Memorials, in her name, may be made to the St. Michael’s Church, 401South Main Street, Newark, NY 14513 or the Wayne County Humane Society, 1475 County House Road, Lyons, NY 14489.
    Mrs. Sapp was born on Oct. 2, l932, in Clyde the daughter of Fred and Alzina Spoor Carr. A 1951 graduate of Clyde High School, she worked as a supervisor for many years for General Electric in Clyde and Auburn. Ellen was a communicant of St. Michael Church and a member of the Charity Shoppers of Newark. Ellen loved to be busy being a grandmother as well as playing golf and her gardening.        
    Ellen is survived by her husband of 61 years, Richard; her children, Richard A. Jr. (Kathryn) of Baldwinsville, Margaret Ann Burm of Newark, Belinda (Richard) Bogan, of Newark, Steven (Kathy) of Newark, Barbara (Charles) Huff of Lyons; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; a brother, Stanley (Della) Carr of Lyons; a sister, Alzina Norsen of Newark; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  
    She was predeceased by two brothers, Wallace and Fred Carr.
    Remembrances may be made to www.murphyandsonsfuneralhome.com.
    Stell, Gina M.
    CLYDE — Mrs. Gina M. Stell, 62, of 51 West Dezeng St., died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 at Rochester General Hospital following a brief illness.
    At Gina's request there will no prior calling hours. Family and friends were invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph the Worker, St. John's R.C. Church. Rev. Augustine Chumo will officiate. Entombment immediately followed in the Garden Crypts of St. John's Cemetery in Clyde.
    Memorial contributions to the Anthony M. Stell Memorial Fund, c/o The University of Florida would be appreciated.
    Gina was born in Clyde on June 15, 1950, the daughter of Pasquale and Antoinette Yourio DiLeo. She had resided in Clyde all of her life. She was employed for many years as an executive secretary for the Newark Developmental Center. Gina's enjoyed home decorating and spent many hours making her house a "home." She was noted in the area for her vanity and would never leaver her home without looking her best.
    Page 6 of 6 - Surviving are her son, Steven Stell of Charlotte, N.C., her brother, Patsy DiLeo of Rochester; her brother-in-law, Bob Fitzgerald of Victor; and many aunts, uncles and nieces, nephews and cousins.
    Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her son, Anthony; and her sisters, Josie DiLeo and Lucy Fitzgerald.
    The family has entrusted her funeral arrangements to the Baris Funeral Home of Clyde.
    For online condolences, visit www.barisfuneralhome.com.
    Wahl, Patricia A.
    WEST WALWORTH — Patricia A. Wahl went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 at the age of 77.
    Family and friends were invited to call from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5 at the Robert L. Yost Funeral Home, Inc., 123 W. Main St., Palmyra, where a funeral service will follow at 7:30 p.m.
    In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to the Faith Baptist Church, 860 Hook Rd., Farmington, NY 14425.
    Patricia was born on Feb. 10, 1935 in Rochester, NY the daughter of Floyd and Eunice Freer Granger. She was married to her husband of almost 60 years on Oct. 4, 1952 in West Walworth, NY. A homemaker and hairstylist, Pat enjoyed fishing and was a family care provider for over 25 years.
    Pat is survived by her husband, George C. Wahl; daughter, Jane (Steve) Laflin; son, Gerald (Maryann) Wahl; brother, Harold (Nancy) Granger; several nieces, a nephew and cousins and best friend, Shirley Ebner.
    Online condolences may be made at www.rlyostfuneralhome.com.
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