Davis, Thomas Eugene

Seneca Falls- Thomas Eugene Davis, 68, of West Bayard Street, passed away on Saturday, January 5th, 2019 at Strong Memorial Hospital with his Daughter Crissy by his side after a brief illness with Cancer.

There will be no prior calling hours or funeral Per Tom’s wishes. The family would like to invite all to join us for a Memorial reception on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 2pm at the Romulus Fire Dept, 2010 Cayuga St Romulus, to celebrate Toms Life.

Tom was born in Binghamton, NY on July 27th, 1950. Son of Earl Henry Davis and Catherine Rhoda Green. Tom was a lifelong truck driver while living in Florida and Texas. On his return to Seneca Falls he worked side by side with two of his sons, Robert and Joseph doing carpentry work until he became ill.

Tom had a love for his family, country music and working with his sons. In his younger years, you would find him at any country jamboree.

Tom is survived by 3 sons- Thomas (Tina) Davis, Joseph Davis both of Seneca Falls and Robert (Laurie) Davis of Border City.

2 Daughters- Lori ( Daryl Morrell) Bennett of Romulus and Crissy (Fred Lloyd) of Brockport.

3 brothers- Earl Davis of Waterloo, Robert Davis of Border City and Charles Davis, Sr. of Texas.

2 sisters- Roberta White of Seneca Falls and Rebecca Spencer of Geneva.

18 Grand Children, 11 Great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Tom was predeceased by a brother Richard; a sister Mary; and a great grandbaby that passed away at birth, Riley Grace.


Landsberg, Delorez “Dee” W.

Rochester: Dee passed away on January 3, 2019 at the age of 78. She was born in Pine Plains, NY and was predeceased by her husband Richard Landsberg and parents George and Gladys Wesley of Pine Plains, NY; siblings Dorothy Dam, Jenny Hosier, Gladys Flanigan, Marjorie Baldwin, George Jr., Joseph, Jimmy and Frederick Wesley.

Dee is survived by her children Wayne (Lisa) Corso and Cynthia Masetta (Corso); grandchildren Jessica (TJ) Greaney, Jared and Alaina Corso and Matthew Masetta; great-grandchildren Kayden and Monroe; siblings Raymond (Gloria) Wesley, Richard Wesley, Cecelia (Ray) Rogers and Gregory (Linda) Wesley.

Services and Interment private. Kindly consider a donation to St. Jude Children’s Hospital (www.stjude.org) in Dee’s memory.


Yonker, Floyd J.

Floyd J. Yonker- 77 years old from Sodus/Wolcott, NY, passed away on January 2, 2019. He was a beloved father, grandfather of 11, and great-grandfather of 13.  He was known for his smile and twinkling blue eyes that would light up the room. His children and grandchildren were the joy of his life.  He had many great friends.  He loved the Yankees and SU but most of all loved dancing with his children who will cherish his memory and all the great times spent together.  He worked hard and played hard and would never have wanted it any other way.  He leaves his children: Roxanne (Ernie) Stoneburg, Scott Yonker, Pamela (Chuck Youells) Yonker and special friend Sharon Fornieri, sister Judy (Ivan) York, brothers Steven (Lorrie) and Larry (Sharon) Yonker.  He was sadly predeceased by his daughter Suanne Yonker Kuhner. Also, parents Floyd and Blanche Powell Yonker and brother Richard Yonker.  There will be a celebration of life for family and friends on Sunday, January 6th from 1-4 pm at the Wolcott American Legion, 10675 Ridge Road, Wolcott, NY 14590. 


Leighton, Nancy Lynn

Rochester: Nancy passed away on January 1, 2019 unexpectedly. She was predeceased by her father William J. Leighton.  She is survived by her husband Stephen M. Relin; mother Barbara Leighton; sisters Margaret Leighton and Debra Chicone; nieces Rachel and Christine; nephew Jeremy.

Services and interment private.  Kindly consider donating to the Humane Society at Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Road, Fairport, NY 14450 in her memory.


Rizzo, Randall “Randy”

Age 53, passed away Friday December 28, 2018, surrounded by family at Rochester General Hospital.

Randy was a true craftsman. He took great pride in his work installing flooring, and was contracted for both residential and commercial work across New York State.

Randy was dedicated to his work and when he wasn’t working, he enjoyed good food, camping, spending time with those he loved, and of course sleeping. Above all, Randy had a sense of humor and could make a room roar with laughter.

Randy is predeceased by his parents Robert and Shirley Rizzo; twin brother Russell “Rusty” Rizzo; brother Ronnie Rizzo; sister Barbara Toth and grandson D’Angelo Rizzo. Randy is survived by his loving friend and companion Lori Lynch; sons Randall (Yadira) and Russell; daughter Jolene McKinley; grandchildren Adi, Ailani, and Luciano Rizzo; sisters Natalie (Joe) Placious, Rosalie Rizzo and Lisa (Todd) Balmer; brothers Robert (Maria) and Salvatore (Mary); numerous nieces and nephews in New York, Connecticut, and Florida. Randy requested a private service in his memory.


Gotwals, Kurt A.

Fairport: Kurt passed unexpectedly on December 24, 2018. He is survived by his loving parents Millie and Bill Gotwals; brother Billy Gotwals; aunts; uncles and many cousins. Kurt attended Fairport High School and Killington Mountain School where he was a competitive skier. His passion was his music.

Services and interment private.


Lennox, Christopher G.

Rochester: Christopher passed away on December 9, 2018. He was predeceased by his father Wilfred R. Lennox Sr. and brother John “Jack” Lennox. He is survived by his mother Mary Kay Lennox; daughters Crystal (Craig Ross) Madsen and Shannon (Justin Robinson) Lennox; grandchildren Autumn, Cole, McKinley, Easton and Lincoln; siblings Regina Lennox, Maribeth (Dick) Lockwood, Teresa Penna, Bill Lennox, Laurie (Greg) Peath, Vicki (Bill Vaisey) Lennox, Brian Lennox and Dan Lennox; longtime friends Marty "Precious" (Debbie) Schulik and Andrew (Barb) Sykut; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Christopher was employed by Delco/Valeo and Andy’s Candies for over 20 years.

Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 5-7 pm at the James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Road. Interment will be private.



Campeau, Charles F.

Rochester: Charles passed away on December 8, 2018. He was predeceased by his wife Pauline. He is survived by his daughter Sandra Cronin; grandchildren Christy (Edward) & Stacie (Chuck); great-grandchildren Stacie, Timothy, Briana, Kaitlyn, Ryan & Justin; great-great-grandson Liam.

Services & interment private. Kindly consider donating to any veteran related charity in his memory.


Nicholson, Sonia

Rochester: On December 4, 2018. Predeceased by sisters and a brother. She is survived by daughters Shamika Royal, Rasheida Royal, Lakeisha Nicholson, Shateema Nicholson; grandchildren Quandel, Salquan, Tyrek, Tyress, Zaymir, Rayquan and Bella; 5 sisters; nieces, nephews, cousins and good, special and caring friend Brenda VanOrden. Services and Interment private.


Klehr, Margaret F.

Rochester: Margaret passed away on November 30, 2018. She is survived by her nephew John (Theresa) Klehr; grandnieces Lisa Stein and Jaemie Buckner; grandnephews Jacque (Kristyn) Pearl and Matthew Ranelli; great-grandnieces and nephews; and special friend Ted Trynkus.

Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 from 4-6 pm at the James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Road. Service and interment private.


Glass, Robert

Greece: On November 26, 2018. Predeceased by his children Robert & Claire Glass. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Catherine; children Janice (Joseph) McGonagle and John Glass & Linda; grandchildren Courtney, Taylor (Robert) and McKayla McGonagle; great grandchild Ciaran; siblings Jean Farrell and James Glass; godson Robert Murray and many nieces and nephews.

Robert was proud of his Scottish heritage and was a Eastman Kodak retiree. Services and Interment will be private. Kindly consider a donation to the American Stroke Association in his memory using the link below:



Curran, James M. “Jim”

ROCHESTER: Passed away peacefully on Nov. 18, 2018 at the age of 66.  Predeceased by Robert J and Dorothy F Curran and brother, Robert M. Curran.  He has lived most of his life in Rochester, NY. Jim owned London Bear chimney cleaning business.  He was an avid music, Nascar and outdoor enthusiast.

Jim will be forever cherished by his daughter, Christel Curran and grandsons David, Aidan, Dylan and Jaxon; siblings Rosie (George) Varga, Joanne (Jim) Balliet, Bill (Debby) Curran, Lorrie (Steve Scheuerman) Perotti, Cathy (Tom) Sciurba; many other relatives and friends.

Jim's Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, Nov. 24 at 11 am at St. Boniface Church, 330 Gregory Street, Rochester, NY.  Private interment.


Berna (Coniff), Doris R.

Brockport/Rochester: Our beloved mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother passed away peacefully on Friday, November 16, 2018 at the age of 92.  She was predeceased by her parents Frank and Gertrude Coniff, husband Raymond “Bud” Berna, brother and his wife Bernard (Rita) Coniff, sister and her husband Elizabeth (William) Avenel, brother-in-law Lyle Corlett; son-in-law Douglas Bibbee; as well as other family members.

Doris is survived by her sister Mary Corlett  and sister-in-law Shirley Berna; children MaryEllen Bibbee and Timothy Berna; daughter-in-law Diane Berna; grandchildren Amy (Curtis) Grant, Katie (Robert) Bates, Douglas (Bethany) Bibbee, Jeffrey Bibbee, Jaime Berna, Timothy Berna (Kate Decker), Samantha (James) Adam; great grandchildren Ashleigh and Jenna Grant, Collin Bates, Brooke, Brody, Derek Berna, and Armina Adam.  She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and family friends.

We would like to express our sincere gratitude for the exceptional care provided by the hospice staff, clergy and nurses on the 4th floor of Unity Hospital. The dignified care and respect Doris received is truly appreciated.

Our mother/grandmother/great grandmother was loved. She will always be missed, but never forgotten. Love you forever “Gitch.”

No prior calling hours and private interment per her wishes.


Gorman, Michael J.

Hamlin: Mike passed away suddenly on November 15, 2018 at age 52.  He leaves behind his son Ryan P. Gorman of Rochester and daughter Jennifer K. Gorman of Troy. They are both the loves of his life and his greatest treasures. He also leaves behind his ever-faithful companion (dog), Hunter. He is also survived by his mother Barbara A. Gorman (Wania) of Binghamton; brother Eugene (Karen) Gorman Jr. of Port Crane; sister Cristina (David) Conklin of Binghamton; many nieces; nephews; aunts; uncles and friends who will all miss him dearly.  He was predeceased by his father Eugene W. Gorman Sr. & they are now together in heaven hunting like he always wanted to.

A Funeral Mass will be held for Michael at Noon on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 2596 Main Street, Maine, New York 13802.  A luncheon to celebrate Michael’s life will be served at 2 PM following the Mass at the Chenango Fire Company Hall, 86 Castle Creek Road, Binghamton, New York 13901.


Weise, Patti A., MSW

Died November 9, 2018 at home.  Born December 19, 1952 in Buffalo NY, she was the daughter of the late Raphael and Jeanette Pilarski.   She married Craig A. Weise onSeptember 11, 1982

Patti was a dedicated Emergency Medical Social Worker who worked at St. Mary’s Hospital, Strong Memorial and Newark-Wayne Community Hospital. She graduated from Pittsford High School, from Roberts Wesleyan with a BSW and was a member of the first class from Roberts Wesleyan to earn a MSW.  She was a founding member of Pittsford Volunteer Ambulance and an Emeritus member of Henrietta Volunteer Ambulance where she served as Dispatcher, Medic, Driver, Advanced Life Support Provider, and was on the Board of Directors. She also worked for Gates Ambulance and Southeast Quadrant MCCU.  As an EMT, ALS instructor/evaluator, and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor, Patti was a founding member of the Monroe-Livingston Critical Incident Debriefing team and taught about critical incident stress and emergency mental health.  She was a researcher in Field Termination.  Patti was an avid Bills fan, a love she got from her father.

She is survived by her loving husband of 36 years Craig and caring son David, sister Claire (Robert) Henrichs, of Lisbon, Portugal, brothers Mark (Darlene) Pilarski, Rush, NY, and Timothy (Jeanine), Priest River, IDalong with godsons Colin Pilarski and Collen Bowen, nephewsAdam Pilarski, Alex Pilarski, Timothy Pilarski and a niece Melissa Henrichs,  Step-son James (Rya) Weise, Gates, NY, and grandchildren Brandon, Nathan and Ella Rose Weise, Chili, NY.

Patti was predeceased by her father Raphael Pilarski, mother Jeanette Pilarski, and godson Jason Skwieralski,and her beloved dog, Bentley.

A memorial service will be held at a later time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to in her name to the Wayne County Humane Society, 1475 County House Road, Lyons, NY 14489 or South Perinton United Methodist Church, 291 Wilkinson Road, Fairport, NY 14450.


Korol, Curt A.

Rochester: Curt passed away on November 2, 2018. He was predeceased by his grandparents Floyd and Josephine Codding; aunt Margaret Codding and adopted father Alexander Korol. He is survived by his daughter Shelby Lynn Campo; siblings Dawn Ray, Linda Magley, Debra Korol, Jamie Derleth & Todd Korol; mother Patricia Korol; father James (Arletta) Derleth; nieces; nephews and cousins.

Per Curt’s wishes, services and interment will be private.  Curt was the heart and soul of every party and gathering. “Anytime you celebrate, may his spirit live on.”


​Weber, Brian Carl

Irondequoit: Brian passed away on November 3, 2018. He is survived by parents Stephen & Carla Weber & loving sister Kristin. He is also survived by his adored children Naomi, Nathan & Joshua & their mother Jane. Brian leaves aunts, uncles, cousins & partner Carol, all who loved him well.

A Service of Remembrance will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 2 pm at Irondequoit United Church of Christ, 644 Titus Avenue, Irondequoit, NY 14617. Contributions may be made for the benefit of Brian’s children with checks made payable to National Financial Services and mailed to National Financial Services, c/o Thorley Wealth Management, 1478 Marsh Road, Pittsford, NY 14534.


Althoff, Louissa J.

On November 1, 2018 around 9:30 pm, Louissa J. Althoff passed away peacefully. She was a strong woman who always put her family and friend's needs before hers. Louissa was the kind of daughter who wanted to help her family as much as she could, but also taught them to stand on their own. She was a very caring wife and a loving mother. We would always remember her bright smiles and kindness. She might not be with us physically anymore but we will always keep her in our hearts.