Jenkins, Evelyn Mae

Charlotte: Evelyn spent her final days living in Clarendon with her daughter Dawn and son-in-law Robert. Evelyn passed away peacefully on March 16, 2019. She was predeceased by her husband William Jenkins. She is survived by her children Sharon (Randy) Kitchens, Dawn (Robert) Harker, William (Mars Remington) Jenkins and Terri (Michael) Stevens; grandchildren Sharlena, Elizabeth and Barbara Kitchens, Amber DiPasquale, Olivia Jenkins, Michael Stevens Jr. and Daisy Jenkins; great-granddaughter Claire Medina; nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Evelyn's Life on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 6-8 pm at Abundant Grace Church, 4292 Lake Avenue in Rochester.  Private burial in New Hartford.

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Avila (Galusha), Geraldine

Rochester: On March 13, 2019. She was a dedicated volunteer at Sister Regis Food Cupboard for over 20 years. Predeceased by parents Mr & Mrs Galusha. Survived by brother Robert Galusha & 6 children. She was loved by her cherished friends & cat Sherman.

Friends are invited to a Funeral Mass on Wednesday, March 27 at 11am at Our Lady of the Americas Church, 864 E. Main St. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to Sister Regis Food Cupboard, 316 Bay St. Rochester, NY 14605.

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Slavetsky, Jeanette Ann(a)

Rochester: Age 90, passed away at the Episcopal Church Home in Rochester, NY on March 10, 2019. Originally from Johnson City, NY, she was preceded in death by her parents John and Elizabeth (Matey) Janoff; her husband Raymond J. Slavetsky; her brother and his wife, Karl and Eugenia (Wiley) Janoff.

She is survived by her daughter Lisa A. (Slavetsky) Slater and her husband Gary L. Slater of Rochester, NY; her son Karl J. Slavetsky and his wife Jacqueline (Rake) Slavetsky of Charlotte, NC; and several nieces and nephews. Her enormous personality and friendly smile will be missed by all. Jeanette was a communicant of St. James Church in Johnson City, NY. She was known as being a skilled seamstress, an avid fan of the NY Mets, and an animal lover who shamelessly doted on several family cats throughout her lifetime. She was also known for making the best apple pies in the world, which her family will never be able to recreate but will always remember.

A private graveside service will be held at St. Patrick’s Calvary Cemetery on Harry L. Drive in Johnson City, NY. Details will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to S.P.E.A.K. Animal Hospital and Cat Sanctuary (Binghamton, NY) or Verona St. Animal Society (Rochester, NY).

Family and friends can get a glimpse of her spirit by following the link below:
https://slavetskyj.shutterfly.com/pictures#n_5

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​Gloria J. Nicodemus

 Rochester, NY: Gloria passed away on February 23, 2019.  She was predeceased by her husband Wesley J. Nicodemus and sister Linda Brisson.  She is survived by her children Tammy (Paul Lochner) Spencer and Vaughn Spencer II; grandchildren Kirsti, Vaughn and Kylee; great-grandson Kaysin; four brothers; nieces; nephews and cousins.

Family and friends may call on Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 10 am to Noon at the James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Road.

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Campbell, Christopher P.

Rochester: On February 4, 2019. Survived by his devoted wife Kristy A. Harris-Campbell; children Alexandra, Zackary and step-daughter Morgan; parents Gale (Sylvester) Bradley and Ralph Geoghagen (deceased); grandmother Rose (Malcolm-deceased) Campbell; brothers Bryant (Brie) Campbell and Cory (Rochelle) Bradley; adoring nephews JaSean and Di’Mir; mother-in-law Deahann (Rodney– deceased) Harris and many other loving family members and friends.

Friends are invited to call on Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 2 – 3:30 pm with a discourse to begin at 3:30 pm at James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd. Rochester, NY 14624.

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Brewer, Elbert R., Jr.

Buffalo: Elbert passed away on January 20, 2019. He was predeceased by his father Elbert Raymond Brewer. He is survived by his mother Neberta Jones; his wife Merlene Wells-Brewer; sons Adam Michael Wells and Madan Kiril Brewer; daughter Dasia Rayel Brewer and sisters Nita Evelyn Tatum and Laura Ann Brewer; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family & friends. Memorial Services will be announced at a later date.

 

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Malasauskas, Vladas (Walter)

Rochester: Passed away December 29, 2018 surrounded by his family. Predeceased by his parents Jakob & Veronika; sisters Danute & Aldute; brother Frank & granddaughter-in-law Stacia Holt Weidenborner. Survived by loving wife Ieva; daughter Diana (Robert) Brogan; grandson Christopher Weidenborner; sister Rasute (Romanas) Stropus; brother Vytautas; stepdaughters Asta (Brian) Grant, Laima (Dalius) Norvaisas; step-grandchildren Kirsten (John) Foglia, Paolo Blanchi, Elija & Jakobas Norvaisas; great-grandchildren Christian & Jayson Weidenborner; step-great-grandchildren Nathan Holt, Ryan & Shawn Foglia; many nieces; nephews; cousins & dear friends in the US & Lithuania.

A retiree of Gleason Works, lifetime active member of the Lithuania community & community Choir Putinas, Walter & family immigrated to Rochester, NY in 1950.

Services will be held Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Our Lady of Lourdes, 150 Varinna Dr, Rochesterbeginning with calling hours at 11:30 am followed by his Funeral Mass at 12:30 pm. A memorial dinner will follow at 2:15 pm at Lakeshore Country Club, 1165 Greenleaf Rd. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to Lithuanian Radio Program, 840 Partridge Lane, Webster, NY 14580 or to your favorite charity.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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