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CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Friday  February 6, 1970     Ron Hanley
 
City Court  -   Patrick Walsh, 45, of 81 Bristol Street, received an adjournment to Monday for a trial on charges of disorderly conduct. He was arrested on Jan. 28 at West Avenue Diner.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Wednesday  September 9, 1970      Ron Hanley
 
Social Notebook  -  Miss Meryl Adele Hanley entertained at dinner Sunday at Trentholm East Inn to celebrate the 43rd wedding anniversary of her parents, Mr.and Mrs. R. Milton Hanley, 114 Granger Street, and her brother-in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. William A. Andrews, North Road. Also guests were Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Hanley, Rochester.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Friday  January 15, 1971   by:  Ron Hanley
 
Obituaries - Clarence J. Taylor 
Clarence J. Taylor, 160 West Ave., died this morning in Thompson Hospital.  A native of Canandaigua, Mr. Taylor's parents were John Taylor and Catherine Barrett.
He is survived by his wife, Marie Linehan Taylor, and one brother, George Taylor, San Francisco, California, and his nephew, Rev. Francis Taylor, pastor of St. Boniface Church, Rochester, and several cousins.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Monday  February 15, 1971               by:  Ron Hanley
 
Obituaries - Elmer L. Knopf

STANLEY -  Elmer L. Knopf, 74, retired Stanley farmer, died Friday in Clifton Springs Hospital.  Mr. Knopf was born in Batavia and spent most of his life in the Stanley area.

He leaves two sons, Elmer Jr. of Stanley, Arthur of Rushville, five daughters, Miss Elaine Knopf of Stanley, Mrs. James Eleanor Gould of
Bemus Point, Mrs. Samuel Marian Cimino of West Webster, Mrs. Charles Delores Paywer of Canandaigua, and Mrs. Robert Kathryn Joyce, of
Palmyra, one brother, Adrian of Canandaigua, two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Maley, of Wayland, and Mrs. Mabel Nonweiler, of Toledo, Ohio, and 18
grandchildren.  Funeral Mass at St. Mary's Church tomorrow at 8:30 and burial in Calvary Cemetery.

   CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Tuesday  July 13, 1971    by:  Ron Hanley
 
 Social Notebook -  Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Finagan Jr., Lafayette Highway, entertained at dinner Sunday for her mother, Mrs. John F. Southworth, 237 Center Street, who was celebrating her 80th birthday anniversary.
 Mrs. William Rayburn and daughter, Kathy, returned to Coatesville, Pa., Monday after spending the weekend with her sister, Mrs. Finagan and
family.  Mrs. Southworth accompanied her daughter for a two weeks visit.   On Saturday night she was entertained at dinner at Redwood Inn,
Naples, by Miss Mildred Mitchell, Miss Beatrice Travis and Miss Ethel Needham, this city. Her sister, Mrs. Catherine Quinn, also was a guest.

 CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER        Thursday     August 12, 1971        by:  Ron Hanley
 
SOCIAL NOTEBOOK -   Miss Cecelia B. Kennedy, 42 Scotland Road, Mrs. John J. Mooney, 112 Gorham Street, Mrs. Charles J. Wade, 128 Adelaide Ave., and Miss Molly Breen, Grove Home, were in Kenmore Monday to visit Mrs. Margaret Breen and son Howard Breen. They also visited Mrs. Mary Brockmyre.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Friday  September 13, 1971     by:  Ron Hanley
 
Obituary  -  Patrick Walsh, 47, of Los Angeles, California, a former Canandaigua resident, died unexpectedly in California last weekend.  Mr. Walsh was born in Canandaigua May 13, 1924, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Walsh. He attended St. Mary's school and was a graduate of Canandaigua Academy. During WWII he served with the U.S. Marines.
Survivors include three daughters in California, one sister, Mrs. Joseph Krossber, and two brothers, Thomas P. and Edward G. Walsh, both
of Canandaigua.  A military service and burial will be held tomorrow in Los Angeles.

  CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER Thursday September 23, 1971     by:  Ron Hanley
 
 Obituaries       J. H. Brahm Sr. 
John H. Brahm Sr., 72, of 200 Center Street, died today in Thompson Hospital after an illness of three weeks. 
A lifelong resident of Canandaigua, Mr. Brahm owned and operated the Glant Trucking Service, and later operated a dairy here. He was also
in the livestock business.
Mr. Brahm had a lifetime membership in the Moose Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Gertrude Barber Brahm, two sons, John Jr. and Vernon L., both of Canandaigua, one daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Betty
Fletcher of Canandaigua, two brothers, Clarence of Alexandria, Va., and Irving of Canandaigua, two sisters, Mrs. Albert Hilda Smithem of
Clearwater, Fla., and Mrs. Elsie Liddiard of Canandaigua, 13 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Monday  December 27, 1971     by:  Ron Hanley
 
Obituary  -  William Brooks, 91, die in Elm Manor Nursing Home Saturday following a long illness.
He was a retired salesman. Mr. Brooks is survived by a daughter, Miss Florence Brooks of Canandaigua, a nephew and a niece.
Friends may call at the John C. Johnson Funeral Home today where a funeral service will be held immediately following visiting hours.
Burial will be in Mount Rest Cemetery, Stony Point at the convenience of the family.

  CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER     Tuesday     January 4, 1972    by:  Ron Hanley
 
SOCIAL NOTEBOOK -   Mrs. Mary Southworth, 137 Center Street, has returned by plane after spending the holidays with her son-in-law, and daughter  Mr. and Mrs. William Rayburn, and family, Coatsville, Pa., Mr. and Mrs. John Rayburn and son, Stephen, Schenectady, NY, and William Rayburn Jr., also were guests of their parents.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Wednesday  April 12, 1972   by:  Ron Hanley
 
Obituaries    Mrs. John Erdle
Mrs. Jennie M. Erdle, 73, of Middle Cheshire Road, died yesterday in Thompson Hospital.
She was born in Allen's Hill, the daughter of the late James and Mary McGreevy Meehan.  Mrs. Erdle was a member of St. Mary's Church. She and her husband John S.,  celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in August 1971.
Besides her husband she is survived by three daughters, Miss Marian Erdle, of Canandaigua and Mrs. William Genevieve Chritiansen and Mrs.
Charles Jean Langbrein, both of Rochester, eight sons, Edward of Victor, Carl of Phelps, James, Leo and Robert, of Canandaigua, John and Morris,
both of Rochester, and Gerald of Holcomb, and 26 grandchildren.
Friends may call at the McElwee Funeral Home today and tomorrow, where a funeral service will be held Friday at 8:30 a.m. followed by a
Mass at St. Mary's Church at 9 a.m. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER     Monday      June 19, 1972        by:  Ron Hanley
 
Obituary - Mrs. Harry Smith
Mrs. Ruby VanVechten Smith, 81, of 42 Main Street, died Friday in Thompson Hospital. Her husband, Dr. Harry M. Smith died in 1945.
Mrs. Smith is a native of Canandaigua. She was a member of the First Congregational Church, past president of the Circle Seven Club and
past president of the Hospital Guild.
She leaves two daughters, Mrs. Philip Fitzhugh and Dr. Isobel Sainsbury, both of Canandaigua, a son, John V. of Canandaigua, six
grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family and there will be no prior calling hours. [buried in Woodlawn cemetery]

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER      Tuesday     June 27, 1972           by:  Ron Hanley

 

 P. Howard Meath died at his home today at 32 Perry Place.  A lifelong resident of Canandaigua, Mr. Meath for over 50 years owned and operated Meath's Meat Market on South Main Street until his retirement about seven years ago.

He was a member of the Canandaigua Council Knights of Columbus and a member of its board of director's building fund, the Fourth Degree of
Assembly of the Knights of Columbus, the St. Mary's Holy Name Society and the Erina Hose Company.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Barry Meath, five sons, Edward H. and Howard P. of Rochester, Paul J., G. Barry and David G., all of
Canandaigua, 16 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. 

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Monday  July 10, 1972         by:  Ron Hanley
 
OBITUARY  -  Mrs. Michael Breen
Mrs. Margaret Breen, 88, widow of Michael Breen, died Friday in Buffalo.  Mrs. Breen was a member of St. Mary's Church here, and the Rosary
Altar Society.
 She leaves four sons, John, of Stanley, James, of Williamsville, Willard, of Tonawanda, and Howard, of Kenmore, one sister, Mrs. Loretta
Maley, of Buffalo, six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.    Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

 CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Monday    November 13, 1972        by:  Ron Hanley
 
Obituaries  - Mrs. John Southworth
Mrs. Mary Redferrn Southworth, 71, of 237 Center Street, died Friday at Thompson Hospital.  She was a native of Tuam, Ireland. Her husband, John F. Southworth died in 1960.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Emmett Finnagan Jr. of Canandaigua, and Mrs. William Rayburn, of Coatesville, Pa., one son, George Redfern, of Los Angeles, Cal., one great grandchild, three step-sons, Major Charles Southworth, of Red Bank, N.J., Francis Southworth, of Hempstead, L.I., and Frederick Southworth, of Rochester, several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Southworth had lived in Canandaigua the past 60 years. She was a member of St. Mary's Church and its Rosary Society and St. Vincent
DePaul Society, the Women of the Moose, Veterans Service Club, Royal Neighbors, District Helpers, Women's Relief Corps, and the Senior
Citizen Club.
Friends may call at the Kennedy and Sons Funeral Home, 13 Bristol Street, today. A Mass of the Resurrection will be tomorrow at 9 a. m. at
St. Mary's Church with burial in Calvary Cemetery.

Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY    Dec 24, 1972                 by: Dianne Thomas

Woman Forfeits Bail, Jailed - A woman who had forfeited bail on a charge of criminal possession of stolen property was returned to Victor justice court at 5 am, last Friday, on a bench warrant, issued by Town Justice Charles ROSEDorothea BROWN of 131 York Street, Rochester, was originally arraigned before Town Justice Raymond PHILLIPS of Farmington, and at that time posted $100 bail and asked for a free lawyer.  According to the assigned lawyer, the defendant never met with him when requested.  Neither did she appear on the adjourned day of court.   The woman was committed to Ontario County Jail in lieu of $500 cash bail.  She told the court that this time, she would get her own lawyer.  

 CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER Monday January 15, 1973     by:  Ron Hanley
 
Obituaries  -   Mrs. Genevieve Tanea, 62, of 365 Gibson Street, died unexpectedly Saturday at her home.
Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Gordon VanGelder and her mother, Mrs. Gertrude Long, both of Canandaigua, two sisters, Mrs. Ethelbert Seiler of East Bloomfield and Mrs. James Neenan, of Lima, a brother, J. P. Long, of West Delford, N.J., and four grandchildren. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Thursday  February 20, 1973       by:  Ron Hanley
 
 Obituary -  Mrs. Helen I. Andrews, 58, of 94 Willys Place, died unexpectedly yesterday in Thompson Hospital where she had been a patient for a week.  Her husband, Kenneth A. Andrews Sr., died February 1.
Surviving are two sons, Kenneth Jr., Penn Yan and William A. of Canandaigua, four daughters, Mrs. John Shirley Polmeri, of Canandaigua,
Mrs. Leonard Beverly Mortensen, of Painted Post, Mrs. Floyd Barbara Badger of Canandaigua and Mrs. Delos Joanne Curtis of Naples, her
father, Earl Brown of Elmira, a sister, Marie Prosser of Canandaigua, 23 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Kennedy Funeral Home, Bristol Street today and tomorrow. Services will be conducted there Thursday at 11 a.m. with
burial in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Monday  September 17, 1973       by:  Ron Hanley 
 Mrs. Mildred T. Ryan, 79, of 41 Greig Terrace, died Friday.  Mrs. Ryan was a member of St. Mary's Church and was formerly
employed by Alice Farrell Dress Shop.  She is survived by a son, Jack Ryan, a daughter, Mrs. George Jane Coulter, both of Canandaigua, three sisters, Mrs. Hazel Cramer, Mrs. Frank Lucille Andrews, both of Canandaigua, and Mrs. Marion Donahue, of Rochester, one grandchild and three great grandchildren.   A funeral service was held today with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Arrangements were made by John C. Johnson Funeral Home.

AUBURN CITIZEN ADVERTISER  Monday  November 5, 1973       by:  Ron Hanley
 
The following information on the candidates was prepared by the League of Women Voters:
 Republican Candidates:  Robert P. Kennedy
Kennedy, a 51 year old native of Canandaigua became a Supreme Court Justice on May 5, succeeding Dominic Gabrielli of Bath, who was elected
to the State Court of Appeals.
A graduate of Georgetown University Law School in 1949, Kennedy was admitted to the State Bar in 1950. Two years later he became assistant
district attorney in Canandaigua and held the position until 1968 when he stepped up to DA.
Later that year he was appointed County Judge when the incumbent died in office; he was elected to the post in November. He also worked
in Family Court and on assignment in the State Supreme Court until his appointment last May. He is a former president of the Ontario County Bar
Association, and lives at 124 W. Gibson Street in Canandaigua.   He is single.

The Chronicle Express,    Pg. 17,      Thursday,  Feb 28,  1974   by  Tim Rodabaugh

Mrs. Alta Rogers of Middlesex - Funeral services for Mrs. Alta Rogers, 78, of Middlesex, were Tuesday in the New Funeral Chapel, Rushville. The Rev. Craig Graham, pastor of the Middlesex Baptist Church, officiated. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Canandaigua. Mrs. Rogers died Saturday, Feb. 23, 1974 at F. F. Thompson Memorial Hospital, Canandaigua. Mrs. Rogers had lived in the Middlesex area for many years. During the past year she resided with a daughter, Mrs. Gladys Bolansky, Town of Middlesex. She was a member of the Middlesex Baptist Church. Besides Mrs. Bolansky, surviving are a stepdaughter, Mrs. Leta Clark of Rochester, 11 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Memorial contributions may be made to the Middlesex Valley Ambulance Fund. 

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Friday  March 22, 1974     
 
Obituary -  Mrs. Gertrude Long, 86, former resident of South Pearl Street, died today. She was the widow of Peter Long.
Mrs. Long was a native of the area. She was born in Farmington and had lived most of her life in Canandaigua. She was a member of St.
Mary's Church, its mission group and Rosary Altar Society.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. E. O. Helen Siler, of East Bloomfield, and Mrs. James Mary Neenan, of Lima, a son, Peter Long, of
West Deptford, NJ, eight grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the McElwee Funeral Home tomorrow and Sunday. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Monday
followed by a Mass at St. Mary's Church at 10 a.m.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Monday  June 24, 1974         by:  Ron Hanley         
 
 Obituary -  Mrs. William J. Loretta Burns, 90, formerly of Canandaigua, died in Hornell Friday.  Mrs. Burns was a communicant of St. Mary's Church, past president of Mother's Club and past member of St. Vincent DePaul Society.  She is survived by a son, Robert C. Burns, of Hornell, 10
grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.  A funeral service was held today with burial in Calvary Cemetery.  Kennedy and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER          July 22, 1974        by:  Ron Hanley         
 
OBITUARIES    Mrs. Torrance Rodney -   Mabel E. Rodney, 89, of 36 Buffalo Street, died today in Clifton Springs Hospital after a long illness. She was born July 9, 1894, in Canandaigua and had lived all her life here. She was a member of St. Joseph's Episcopal Church.
Survivors include her husband Torrance Jud Rodney, two step-sons, Harold Rodney, of Franklin, Tenn., and Walter Rodney, of Canandaigua,
one step-daughter, Mrs. Walter Margaret Andrews, of Shortsville, 12 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren, one sister, Miss Catherine Wicks, of Canandaigua, a brother, Floyd Wicks, of Rochester, and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Kennedy and Son Funeral Home on Wednesday and Thursday. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. with burial in
Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER       Thursday        September 26, 1974  by:  Ron Hanley         
 
DEATHS -  Irving A. Brahm
Irving A. Brahm, 67, of 5 Bristol Court, died in Thompson Hospital yesterday after a brief illness.  He was born in Gorham, the son of the late Julius and Barbara Kuntz Brahm.
Mr. Brahm was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Canandaigua, the Shriners, The Odd Fellow and The United Church.  He was retired from the Finger Lakes Dairy. He was a member of the Finger Lakes Law Enforcement Association and the Mutual Hook and Ladder Co.
He is survived by his wife, Marcia Fox Brahm, of Canandaigua, one brother, Clarence J. Brahm, of Alexandria, Va., two sisters, Mrs. Albert Hilda Smithem, of Florida and Mrs. Elsie Liddiard of Canandaigua, several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call tomorrow at the John C. Johnson Funeral Home, where a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday. An Odd Fellow service will be held at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow followed by an 8 p.m. Masonic service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Monday  December 2, 1974   by:  Ron Hanley

Donald R. Meath, formerly of Canandaigua, died in Palmyra on Friday. He was 55.  A native of Canandaigua, Meath graduated from the Academy. He served in the Army in World War II, in Asia.  He is survived by his wife, Leslie, three daughters, Mrs. Lois Zuck, Mrs. Polly Jones and Mrs. Trudy Pimm, all of Canandaigua, two brothers, John, of Seattle, Wash., and Robert, of Avon, a sister, Mrs. Kathryn Miles, of Tampa, Florida, seven grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.  Meath was a former member of the American Legion.

A funeral service will be held tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. at McElwee Funeral Home with a Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Church. There will be no prior calling hours.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Thursday  February 13, 1975     by:  Ron Hanley
 
Obituaries - Mrs. Helen C. Breen 
 Mrs. Helen C. Breen, 77, of 215 Park Street, died yesterday.  Mrs. Breen was employed at the VA Hospital for 16 years prior to her retirement in 1963. She was a member of St. Mary's Church and the Canandaigua Senior Citizens Club.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. John Mary Decker of Pittsford, a sister, Margaruite Hill of Canandaigua, and four grandchildren.
Friends may call at the John C. Johnson Funeral Home today and tomorrow. A prayer service will be held there Saturday at 9:30 followed
by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Monday  February 24, 1975     by:  Ron Hanley     
 
Photo is with this article:
Kennedys Honored On 55th Anniversary
STANLEY  -   Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kennedy, of Algerine Street, Stanley RD2, celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary at their home on February 16. The event was planned by their eight children with a family dinner at 1 p.m.
The former Gertrude McCarrick and Edward Kennedy were married in St. Mary's Church, Canandaigua, February 16, 1920. Their attendants were
Mrs. Joseph McKenna and Stewart McCarrick of Rochester, brother of the bride.
They recall that on the day of their wedding a snow storm blocked out the Rochester and Eastern Trolley service and threatened to delay the wedding. A neighbor, James McWilliams, took the couple in his horse drawn sleigh to Aloquin where the couple took the Penn Central train
into Canandaigua, and the wedding went on as scheduled.
Mr. and Mrs. Kennedy have spent most of their life on their present farm on Algerine Street where he retired from farming a few years ago.
Mrs. Kennedy, before her marriage, was employed as a secretary for the Seneca Broom and Paper Co. in Geneva. Mr. Kennedy is a veteran of World War I.
Their children and families who hosted the anniversary party include: Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gladys Allen, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Joanne Maslyn, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Netty Jane Lee, all of Canandaigua, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kennedy, of Algerine Street, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Donna Peckham,  of Webster, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Elsie Kaveny, of Rochester, and Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Kathy Kuntz, of Macedon. Their son Nelson Kennedy
of Kissimmee, Florida wired flowers to his parents for the occasion.      The couple have 35 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Friday  June 20, 1975       
 
GORHAM  -  STANLEY
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kennedy have moved into their home on Algerine Street after staying with their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Harold Kennedy, since a portion of their house burned on April 3rd. Harold and Lizza live next door to their parents.  Nelson Kennedy, of
Kissimmee, Florida, has been spending a few days with his parents and other relatives.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Thursday  December 4, 1975  by:  Ron Hanley
 
Obituaries  -  Leonard Monaghan
 Leonard W. Monaghan, 83, of 112 Park Ave., died today in Thompson Hospital.  A lifelong resident of the Canandaigua area, Mr. Monaghan was a retired rural mail carrier.
He was a member of St. Mary's Church, the Holy Name Society, the Rural Carriers Association and the National Associat6ion of Retired Federal Employees.
His parents were John and Ella O'Connor Monaghan.
Mr. Monaghan graduated from St. Mary's and the Canandaigua Academy. He served in the US Army field artillery World War I.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth C., two sons, L. Edward of Canandaigua and John R. of Mansfield, Pa., two daughters, Miss Jean
Monaghan, of New York City and Mrs. Robert Mary Guinan, of Lancaster, Ohio, and eight grandchildren. He is also survived by five brothers,
Emmett and Frank of Canandaigua, George and David of New York City, and William of Clarksburg, Md., two sisters, Sister Marian of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Rochester, and Mrs. William Ann Cross of Canandaigua, and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 A.M. at the funeral home and a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

   CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Tuesday  December 21, 1975
 
 Obituary - Mrs. William Smith
Mrs. Mabel L. Vandenburg Smith, 92, died today at Elm Manor Nursing Home following a long illness.
Mrs. Smith was born in East Bloomfield, November 5, 1873. Her husband, William Smith died in 1939. She was a member of the Canandaigua
Presbyterian Church.  Her only survivors are cousins. She was a cousin of John N. Willys, well known automobile manufacturer, who formerly lived in Canandaigua.
Funeral service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Kennedy and Son Funeral Home. The Rev. David Ayers, pastor of the United Church,
will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home just prior to the service. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the
family.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Friday  Jan 16, 1976               by:  Ron Hanley
 
Obituary -  Earl  W.  Johnston 
Earl W. Johnston, 51, of 86 Ellis Place, died unexpectedly yesterday at Thompson Hospital.
He had formerly worked for Canandaigua Express Co. and at the time of his death he was employed by Seneca Dairy Company.
A life member of the Canandaigua Elks Club, he twice served as exalted ruler of the fraternal organization. He also had served as
co-chairman of the cerebral palsy program, chairman of the national foundation, and was a trustee.
Mr. Johnston was also a member of the American Legion Post 256 in Canandaigua and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
A graduate of Canandaigua Academy, has served with the US Army in the India-Burma-China Theater in World War II from 1943 to 1945. 
Mr. Johnston is survived by his mother, Irene Johnston, one sister, Mrs. Stillman Alma Simmons, and one brother, George F. Johnston Jr., all
of Canandaigua, and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Kennedy and Son Funeral Home, where services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. There will be an Elks Club service Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Thursday  February 12, 1976           by:  Ron Hanley
 
Obituary  -  Arthur R. Middlebrook, 77, of 64 Chapin Street, died yesterday at Thompson Hospital. Mr. Middlebrook was a native of Canandaigua.
He retired in 1965 after serving 19 years with Fuelane Oil Company here. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a member of
the Clifton Springs IOOF, and a member of the Shortsville Rebekah Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Bertha Cole Middlebrook, a daughter of Jean E. Middlebrook, of Canandaigua, and a brother Frank Murray, of Elmira.
Friends may call at the Kennedy and Sons Funeral Home tomorrow where an Odd Fellows service will be held at 8 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Saturday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

 CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Thursday  April 1, 1976       by:  Ron Hanley
 
Obituary -  Miss Emma M. Douglass, 90, of 34 Gorham Street, died yesterday at Thompson Hospital. Miss Douglass taught in Clifton Springs and
Canandaigua schools for over 40 years. She was a lifelong resident of the area.  Miss Douglass attended Mechanics Institute of Rochester, R.I.T.,
Syracuse University and graduated from Rochester Business Institute.
She is survived by two brothers, Ray E. and Ira C., both of Canandaigua, one sister, Mrs. Ray Waity Johnson, of Canandaigua, several
nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews and great grand nieces and nephews.
Miss Douglass was a member of the First United Methodist Church, having joined in 1893. She was also a member of the Canandaigua
Botanical Society, and the Retired Teacher's Association.  A memorial funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church. There will be no prior calling hours.  Burial will be made in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER     Thursday    June 3, 1976            by:  Ron Hanley
 
Obituary  -  Florence A. Douglass, 92, of 104 Park Ave., died yesterday at her home. She was born in Batavia.
She is survived by her husband, Ray, a daughter, Mrs. Karl F. Ethel Camp, of Arlington, Texas, two grandchildren, on great grandchild, two
sisters, Mrs. Bert M. Ruth Parks, of Rochester and Mrs. Sherman Mary Hagberg, of East Rochester, and several nieces and nephews.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and a member of the United Methodist Women's organization. She had lived in
Canandaigua over 75 years.  Funeral will be held at the Kennedy and Son Funeral Home Saturday at 11 a.m. with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family. There will be no prior calling hours.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER   June 21, 1976     by:  Ron Hanley
 
Obituaries -  Cloid A. Sprankle
Cloid A. Sprankle, 92, died yesterday.    He owned and operated a grocery store on South Main Street for many years. He was a 32d Degree Mason.  He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Edward Stiles, of Holcomb, one son, Kenneth, of Sumner, Md., three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  Friends may call at the John C. Johnson Funeral Home tomorrow evening at 7:30. Funeral services will be held there Wednesday at 2 P.M.  Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

AUBURN CITIZEN ADVERTISER  Tuesday  June 22, 1976           by:  Ron Hanley
 
CANANDAIGUA, NY -   Justice Robert P. Kennedy, of Supreme Court, injured in a tractor accident on his farm, remained in critical condition today.  His brother, Mayor T. Hamilton Kennedy of Canandaigua, said the 54 year old jurist was working on the tractor Friday night when it suddenly moved and ran over him.  Kennedy crawled to his automobile and drove to a nearby house in Bristol, where he collapsed the owner said.

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Monday  July 19, 1976  by:  Ron Hanley
 

Charlotte A. Breen, of Hamlin, formerly of Canandaigua, NY, died Sunday. 

She is survived by her mother, Dorothy Breen, one brother, E. Edward, and one sister, Mrs. Kenneth Barbara Belkirch, all of Rochester, John Strassler of Hamlin, several nieces and aunts and uncles, Mrs. Katherine Lapham, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Henderson, Mrs. William Fogarty, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Coyne, and Mrs. Roy Chapman, all of Canandaigua.
Friends may call at the Bartholomew Funeral Home, Lexington Avenue, Rochester today and tomorrow. A funeral service will be held Wednesday
at 9 a.m. at the Blessed Sacrament Church.  Burial will be made at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery [Rochester].

CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER  Monday  November 15, 1976   by:  Ron Hanley
 
Margaret B. Meath, 78, of 32 Perry Place, died yesterday at her home.  Mrs. Meath was the widow of P. Howard Meath, who died in 1972. She
had lived in Canandaigua for 62 years.
Mrs. Meath was a member of St. Mary's Church where she was an active member of the Rosary Society, the Vicent DePaul Society and the
mission group.
Mrs. Meath is survived by five sons, Edward H. and Howard F. of Rochester, Paul J. and G. Barry and David G. of Canandaigua, 16
grandchildren and one great grandchild, three sisters, Anna McCarthy, Julia Barry and Sister Gabrielle, Carmelite Order, all of Boston, and
several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call the F. H. McElwee Funeral Home today, where a funeral service will be held tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of
Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Church.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

 CANANDAIGUA DAILY MESSENGER Wednesday September 7, 1977     by:  Ron Hanley
 
Hanleys Celebrate Anniversary
The golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. R. Milton Hanley, 114 Granger Street, was celebrated Friday with an 8 A.M. Mass at St.
Mary's Church, Canandaigua, at which time their wedding vows were renewed.
The mass was con celebrated by Father David Gaeser of St. Mary's and Father James Callan, Corpus Christi Parish, Rochester, formerly of
St. Mary's.
Mr. Hanley and the former Meryl VanDenbergh of Rochester were married by the late Father Florack in St. Peter's and Paul's Church, Rochester, on Friday, September 2, 1927.
Mrs. Hanley worked as a bookkeeper for many years and Mr. Hanley was a linotypist at the Daily Messenger and the Democrat and Chronicle
in Rochester until his retirement 11 years ago.
They have lived the majority of their lives in Canandaigua and have three children, Miss Meryl Hanley, of Fairport, Mrs. William A. Donna
Andrews, of Canandaigua and R. Ronald Hanley, of Henrietta. They also have 13 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
A family dinner was held at the Town Pump Friday evening for 28, hosted by their children and their spouses. Guests were from Rochester,
Henrietta, Fairport, Victor, Newark, Geneseo, Ithaca, Manchester and Canandaigua.
 During the Mass at St. Mary's, Milton and Meryl's Son-In-Law, William Andrews, their Grandson, Thomas Hanley Andrews, and their son,
Ron Hanley, all sang both together and solo, several hymns and song favorites of the couple.  "Amazing Grace", "The Lord's Prayer",
"Memories", and "Love Is A Many Splendored Thing", were some of the selections.

(guess)   Canandaigua Daily Messenger             June 1987            by:  Ron Hanley
 
CANANDAIGUA  - John Ryan,  age 73, St. John's Court, died Tuesday, June 9, 1987, at Clifton Springs Hospital
Mr. Ryan owned and operated Ryan's Liquor store for more than 23 years. He was a member of the Arena Hose Company, the Geneva Elk's Club, and St. Mary's Church. 
He was the husband of the late Kathryn McNerny Ryan, who died in 1984. He is survived by three sons, Edward Patrick of Pittsford, John Robert Jr., Canandaigua, Timothy Michael, IN, three daughters, Constance Thornton, GA, Carol Miller, Honeoye Falls, Patricia Walker, GA, one sister, Madeline McCumber, Canandaigua, 14 grandchildren.
 
Friends may call Thursday and Friday at McElwee Fuller Funeral Home, 200 Buffalo St., Canandaigua. A prayer service will be held Saturday 9:30 a. m., at the funeral home followed at 10 a. m. by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church.   Burial Calvary Cemetery.

OSWEGO PALLADIUM TIMES  Monday  July 25, 1988   by:  Ron Hanley
 
VETERAN MAYOR DIES 
CANANDAIGUA---   T. Hamilton Kennedy, a former mayor of this Ontario County city, has died at the age of 67.
Kennedy, who died Sunday at his home, served seven consecutive terms as mayor, from November 1963 to January 1978. He was known for
instituting the city manager form of government in the late 1960's.
A native of Canandaigua,  Kennedy came from a family devoted to public service. His brother, State Supreme Court Justice Robert P. Kennedy, died in 1985. Their father, Thomas D. Kennedy, was city treasurer for 29 years.
Kennedy retired in January as a traffic manager for Xerox Corp., where he worked for more than 20 years.
He is survived by his mother, a sister, a daughter, four sons and   a grandson. Funeral services were to be held Wednesday at St. Mary's Church, Canandaigua.  

Unknown Paper   February 1991        by:  Ron Hanley

CANANDAIGUA  -  Edward P. Joyce of West Lake Road, a former employee of the U. S. Postal Service, died Wednesday February 27, at Thompson Hospital after a brief illness. He was 72.
A lifelong resident of Canandaigua, Mr. Joyce retired in 1981 after 45 years with the U. S. Postal Service. He was a member of the
Canandaigua Centerpointe Country Club, American Legion Post 256, and St. Mary's Church.
During World War II, Mr. Joyce served with the U. S. Navy Seabees in the Pacific Theater during World War II and later served in the Korean War.
Surviving are two brothers and sisters-in-law, John T. and Kathleen Joyce of Newark and Robert W. and Katherine Joyce of Palmyra.
Friends may call tomorrow at the Kennedy and Son Funeral Home, 13 Bristol St. and Sunday. A prayer service will be held Monday at the funeral home, followed by a funeral mass at St. Mary's Church  at 10 a.m.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Unknown Paper,   July 24, 1994                                           by:  Ron Hanley 

Newark  -  Kathleen Wade Joyce died yesterday July 23, 1994 at Clifton Springs Hospital. She was 58.

Mrs. Joyce was born on December 6, 1935, the daughter of George and Lyola Wise Wade of Canandaigua. A graduate of Canandaigua Academy and Alfred State, she was employed as a reading aide at the Lincoln School in Newark.

Mrs. Joyce was a communicant of St. Michaels's Church in Newark, and a member of the Newark Garden Club. She was also a member of the Newark Country Club and the Newark - Wayne Community Hospital Auxiliary.
Surviving are her husband, John T., two sons, John W. Joyce of Buffalo and Stephen M. Joyce of Rochester, her parents, brother Richard G. Wade of Canandaigua, sister and brother-in-law, Marilyn and Sheldon Rogers of Birmingham, Michigan, and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call tomorrow at the Parker Rayfield and Murphy Funeral Home, 127 E. Miller Street, Newark. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday at 10 a. m. at St. Michael's Church in Newark. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Canandaigua.

The Daily Messenger,  March 24, 1994                                      by: M. Kelly

'Big John' Haight Dies
CANANDAIGUA-Well known Canandaigua businessman JOHN A. 'BIG JOHN' Haight of Brook Street died yesterday [March 23] at Thompson Hospital. He was 55. "He was certainly a person who loved is community and did a lot to reach out to individuals who needed help," Mayor Ellen Pollimeni said.  Former City Councilman Dick Reed , an uncle of Mr. Haight, said his nephew was a warm person who especially enjoyed brightening the lives of underprivileged children.
During the Christmas holidays, Mr. Haight played Santa Claus at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Hillside Children's Center,
the Moose Club, Elm Manor, Masonic Lodge and the Migrant Children's Center in Bloomfield.
"It was just his general makeup. He was a people person." Reed said. 

Mr. Haight , who was born Sept. 2, 1938 in Canandaigua, was a graduate of Canandaigua Academy and served in the Marine Corps from 1956 to 1962.  He was a partner in Big John's and Sergeant Major's Bar and Grill on Phoenix Street and operated Easy Moving Company.  He also worked for various trucking companies over the years, including Purdy Express in Flint, Howard Expressin Geneva, and K.J. Transportation in Farmington. He also worked for Tony's Pizza, Farmers Inn, the old Gleasons Bar and the Pickering Hotel.
Ed Woodard, a bartender at Wally's Pub - which is next door to Big John's and Sergeant Major's Bar and Grill--said he remembers Mr. Haight as a nice person.  "He was a jolly guy, heck of a good guy," Woodward said. "You just couldn't say a thing bad about him".
Mr. Haight's sister, Mary Russell of St. Joseph, Mich. said her brother had a "heart of gold."  "He was always the backbone of our family. We all looked up to him and he held us together, kept us smiling and laughing." Russell said.
Mr. Haight was a member of the United Methodist Church, Moose Lodge 1048 and 294. Elks Club,American Legion, Cooper Marine Post, Erina Hose, Vintage Auto Racing Club and the Canandain Motor Racing Historical Society. He was also a charter member of the Williams Grove Old Timers and the Atlantic Coast Old Timers Club.
In 1981, Mr. Haight was declared a "world champion doughnut eater" by Guinness Superlatives, Ltd. - the company that publishes the Guinness Book Of World Records- after he consumed 52 ounces of Bavarian cream doughnuts in 361.5 seconds. The contest was sponsored by Dee's Donuts in Parkway Plaza, which is now owned by his brother, James Haight.
He is survived by his parents, Henry and Anne  Haight of Canandaigua; former wife, Winfred; a daughter, Cynthia Sulzener
of Canandaigua; a son, Sidney Haight of Florida; a stepson, Joe Seager of Canandaigua; two brothers, Robert Haight of South Carolina and James Haight of Canandaigua; three sisters, Anne Wells of Farmington, Sandra Haight of Adams center, and Mary Russell of St. Joseph, Mich; and 10 grandchildren.
Friends may call tomorrow at the McElwee-Fuller Funeral Home,200 Buffalo St., from 2 to 4 p.m. Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.  Contributions may be made in his memory to Camp Good Days and Special Times Inc.  1332 Pittsford-Mendon Road, Mendon, NY 14506 0r to the Canandaigua Emergency Squad.

Democrat & Chronicle,  Rochester, Monroe, NY         Sat   Nov 20, 1999                    by: GSubyak@aol.com

RUSH, ROY  H. - Canandaigua: age 93. Nov. 18, 1999. Survived by his wife of 58 years,  Elaine (Billy) SMITH RUSH; a sister, Helen BRUST of Albion; 4 children, Carol (Walt) LOYAL, N. Fort Myers, FL., Joan CAPRON, Canandaigua, Lee (Bish) RUSH and Lynn (Debbie) RUSH all of Shortsville; 8 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. 
Predeceased by 3 brothers, LeVern, Luther and Harold; son-in-law, James CAPRON.  He lived most of his life in Manchester. Retired in 1971 from Comstock Foods, where he was Plant Superintendent. A Veteran of U. S. Coast Guard.  Calling hours Sat. 1 p.m. at the Sainsbury Funeral Home, 78 W. Main, Shortsville, followed by a Funeral Service. Burial at Brookside Cemetery.  Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the House  of John.

Unknown Paper    March 2002              by:  Ron Hanley

John  T.  Joyce - NEWARK
John T. Joyce, 75, died Sunday March 16, 2002, at his home on  Highland Avenue.  Friends may call on Monday, March 18, at the Paul L. Murphy and Son Funeral Home, 127 East Miller Street, Newark. Prayers will be at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home, followed by a 9 a. m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Michael's Church, with the Father Peter Clifford officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Canandaigua.
Memorials in his name may be made to St. Michael's Church, 401 South Main St., Newark, NY 14513, or the Genesee Regional Hospice, 513 W. Union St., Newark, NY.
Mr. Joyce was born January 14, 1927 in Canandaigua, the son of Edward H. and Katherine Buckley Joyce. He graduated from Canandaigua Academy, attended Clemson College in South Carolina, and was a graduate
of the Rochester Business Institute.
For many years, he was affiliated with C. H. Stuart and Company of Newark. He was one of the pioneers of the growth and development of the Sarah Coventry organization and served as president of the C. H. Stuart Company.
John was involved in many facets of the community. He was a communicant of St. Michael's Church. He had served on various committees for the Newark Wayne Community Hospital, on the Lincoln First Bank advisory board, and was a member and past president of the Newark Country Club. John was an active member of Ducks Unlimited, the 1249 Hunting Club, the Newark Rod and Gun Club and the Newark Elks Lodge.
He was also a member of the Canandaigua American Legion Post. During World War II, John served in the U. S. Army Air Force. He was a control tower operator with the 133rd Airways Communications Squadron in Germany as the war ended and during the post war era.
John is survived by two sons, John W. of Canandaigua and Steven, Sandy, of Irondequoit, and a brother, Robert, Katherine, of Macedon. He is also survived by his mother, and father-in-law, George and Lyola Wade of Canandaigua, his brother-in-law, Richard Wade of Canandaigua, his sister-in-law Marilyn Rogers of California, and many nieces and nephews and cousins.
John was predeceased by his wife, Kathleen, "Kathy", in 1994, and a brother, Edward, in 1991.

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE           Jan 23, 2005

"PITTSFORD"

Roger W. AVERY, Esquire, on January 19, 2005 , peacefully at age 66, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer.
He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Carole E. Avery; devoted sons, Brian Dr. Susan Yorks Avery of Pittsford, NY, and Bradley Michelle Avery of Alexandria, VA; grandsons, Griffin and John Avery; mother, Lois Avery of Canandaigua, NY; sisters, Carol Robert Lampe of Ballston Spa, NY, and Constance Joseph Bellanca of Rochester; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and many dear friends.
He was predeceased in death by his father, Roger C. Avery of Canandaigua.
Roger was born and raised in
Canandaigua , NY , graduated from Canandaigua Academy , Miami University of Ohio and received his Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from Syracuse University College of Law.
He was a well-known, highly regarded trial lawyer in
Rochester and Western New York for 40 years. He was a member of the Monroe County, New York State, and American Bar Associations. During his career he served as a Trustee of the Monroe County Bar Association, Trustee of the Monroe County Bar Foundation, and on numerous committees of the Bar Association.
Outside the law, Roger had many interests, but his devotion to his family and church always came first. He and Carole were active members of both Reformation and
Incarnate Word Lutheran Churches for nearly 40 years. If the law was his vocation, then singing was his avocation. Roger sang for years in the choirs of both churches and was a member of the Eastman Rochester Chorus. His love of both classical and sacred music brought him much comfort, joy, and peace.
He played softball for many years with his beloved Leagle Eagles, loved the game of golf, and was an avid supporter of
Syracuse University athletics. Roger and Carole loved spending summer weekends with family and close friends at their cottage on Keuka Lake-- boating, swimming, kayaking and hiking.
Calling hours Friday, January 28,
2-4 P.M. and 7-9 P.M. 2305 Monroe Ave. . Funeral service will be held Saturday, January 29, at 10:30 A.M. at Incarnate Word Lutheran Church , 597 East Ave. , Rev. David Roppel officiating. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery , Canandaigua , NY .

Canandaigua Daily  Messenger    July 2005           by:  Ron Hanley
 
Sprentall, Dorothy Higgins  CANANDAIGUA: 1917 - 2005.
 
Dorothy Higgins Sprentall, most recently of Ferris Hills at West  Lake in Canandaigua, NY died July 31, 2005. 
Dorothy Elizabeth  Higgins was born in Granville, NY, January 10, 1917, the youngest of four children of Henry and Belle Huber Higgins. She was raised on Pearl Street in  Canandaigua and graduated from Ithaca College with a degree in English.
Dorothy taught briefly in Port Byron, NY, before marrying H. Robert Sprentall,  also of Canandaigua, in 1939. The couple resided in the Rochester area where he  was an executive at Kodak for over 40 years and together they raised three boys.
Dorothy was an avid gardener, always known for her immaculate, beautiful  flowerbeds, and abundant vegetable gardens. Throughout her life she was active  in the Methodist  Church, loved the out-of-doors, horses and classical music. After returning to Canandaigua in  1994, she generously volunteered her time in the community at Sonnenberg Gardens and through church activities.

 

Dorothy was predeceased by her husband  in 1986 and is survived by her three sons, Robert of New Buffalo, MI, Richard (Barbara) of Newfield, NY, and David  (Karen) of Phoenix,  AZ. She is also survived by 6  grandchildren, Peter, Cyndi Sprentall Gray, Robert, Karl, Erik and Sarah Kate;  brother-in-law, Tom Sprentall, formerly of Canandaigua; niece, Helen M. Ellis  of Canandaigua; 3 great-grandchildren; and many other nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held Friday, August 5, 2005 at 12:30pm at the  First United Methodist Church, Canandaigua, the Rev. Hal Mohler, officiating.
Arrangements are made through Kennedy & Son Funeral  Home, 15 Bristol  Street, Canandaigua. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Pearl Street in  Canandaigua, directly behind her childhood home, truly home again. In lieu of  flowers, please consider memorial donations to the First United Methodist  Church, 100 North Main Street, and to Sonnenberg Gardens, 151 Charlotte  Street, both in Canandaigua, NY  14424.

Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY     January 2007   by: Sam

Taplin, Linda L.   -  On Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007. She is survived by her husband, Vardon; her children, Brenda, David, Melinda (Jose), John (Stefanie); grandchildren, April, Kevin, Hope, & John; several brothers and sisters & many friends.
Friends may call Sunday from 1-3 at Fowler Funeral Home, Inc., 340 West Ave., Brockport, where a funeral service will be held following calling at 3. Interment at convenience of family. In lieu of flowers, friends may donate to the family.

Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY           Feb 18, 2007     by:  Ron Hanley

Canandaigua - : Mr. Martin J. Wyffels, Jr., age 82, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2007, at Aaron Manor Nursing Home in Fairport. Mr. Wyffels attended Cheshire Schools. He married Marge Lush of Clifton Springs in 1947. He worked on his family's dairy farm, on Middle Cheshire Road, for 40 years. Later he worked as a carpenter and builder until 1986. He was a member of St. Mary's Church. He is survived by his former wife, Marge Wyffels of Manchester; his daughter, Sandy Vistocco, of Webster; his sons, Jeff (Karen) Wyffels of Birmingham, AL, and Dan (Patty) Wyffels of Williamsburg, VA; his grandchildren, Michael Harris (Christopher Haupert) of Hudson, NY, Michele (Kevin) Salva of Fairport, Mark Harris (T.J. Snyder) and Erin Quon, all of San Francisco, CA , Jodie, Tommy and Lisa Wyffels all of Williamsburg, VA; his great-grandchildren, C.J. and Kacie Salva and Tatum Quon; his brothers, Albert Wyffels of Canandaigua, Donald (Mary Lou) Wyffels of Canandaigua, and sister-in-law, Peggy Wyffels of Canandaigua. He was predeceased by his parents, Martin and Adeline, his daughter, Deborah Wyffels, and his brothers, Dick and Bob Wyffels. Friends may call on Sunday from 7-9 pm at the Kennedy & Son Funeral Home, Inc., 15 Bristol St., Canandaigua. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday morning at 10:00 o'clock at St. Mary's Church, 95 North Main St., Canandaigua. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Contributions in Mr. Wyffels memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 396 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401, or to the Canandaigua 4-H Club, c/o Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County, 480 North Main St., Canandaigua, NY 14424.

Rochester Democrat And Chronicle     Sept 15, 2008       by:  Ron Hanley
Avery, Lois W. -  Canandaigua: Passed away
September 12, 2008 , at Monroe Community Hospital . She was 95. Lois was a lifelong resident of Canandaigua.
She is survived by daughters, Constance  Joseph  Bellanca and Carol  Robert  Lampe; daughter-in-law, Carole  David  Webster; brother-in-law, Hiram  Peggy Avery; sisters-in-law, Loretta and Virginia Avery; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grand-children; several nieces and nephews.
Lois was predeceased by her husband, Roger C. Avery; son, Roger W. Avery; brother, Stanton Webster; brothers-in-law, John, Theodore and James.
A special thank you to the wonderful staff at Grande Vie Care House and
Monroe Community Hospital for the loving care they gave Lois.
Friends may call Wed.,
4 - 7 PM at the Fuller Funeral Home, 190 Buffalo St. , Canandaigua. A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, 10 AM at the funeral home. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Contributions may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer's Foundation.

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