Obituaries

Valerie Perotti

January 10, 2022
Simple Cremation - Rochester, NY - Rochester Cremation

Our beloved Valerie Perotti completed her full and happy life on January 10, 2022. As a wife, mother, grandmother, niece, and cousin she leaves a legacy of smart, funny and caring family members who share a gratitude for her presence in their lives. Her work as an award-winning professor, scholar, colleague, mentor and fraternity member…

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David M. Pierce

January 10, 2022
David M. Pierce - North Rose, NY - Rochester Cremation

North Rose, NY: David M. Pierce, 78, died at home on Monday, Jan. 10 after an almost two-year battle with cancer. David grew up in Sodus Point, where his parents, the late Ray and Clara Pierce, owned the former Pierce House hotel. After high school, he trained as a diver in Florida and returned home,…

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John J. McDonald

January 10, 2022
John J. McDonald - Watertown, NY - Rochester Cremation

Rochester, NY, formerly of Watertown NY, passed away on January 10, 2022, after a very courageous battle with cancer at the age of 73. John is predeceased by his parents, John A. and Pansie M. McDonald.  Survived by his daughter Dawn Marie (Bill) Burns – Rochester, fur-baby Louie, brother Terry (Debbie) Rochester, nieces Robin & Lisa,…

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Anthony Lee Holmes “Tony”

January 10, 2022
Anthony Holmes - Rochester, NY - Rochester Cremation

ROCHESTER, NY- January 10, 2022 at the age of 60, with his family by his side. Anthony is predeceased by his father; Willie J. & mother; Edna Holmes (Wyatt), and brothers; Stanley & Randy Holmes. He is survived by his daughter; Andrea (Erick) Santiago, son; David (Breona) Holmes, 5 granddaughters; Mia, Arielle, Brielle, Angelise, &…

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John A. “Jack” Fraser

January 9, 2022
John A. "Jack" Fraser - Rochester, NY - Rochester Cremation

ROCHESTER, NY:  January 9, 2022 at the age of 88. Jack is survived by wife Priscilla, sons John (Laurie) and James (Teresa) and daughter Jennifer (David), step sons Andrew (Kimberly) and David (Jodi) ; 11 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He was born Nov. 9, 1933 in Monticello, NY in the Catskill mountains. Jack attended…

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Nancy Jean Simpson

January 7, 2022
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Fairport, NY – January 7, 2022 at age 83. She died peacefully surrounded by her children and her sister at Shepherd Home, a hospice house. She loved gardening, birds and was devoted to her faith in God. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Shepard Home at:1959 Five Mile Line Rd, Penfield, N.Y. 14526.…

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Alan Douglas Jackson

January 7, 2022
Alan Douglas Jackson - Rochester, NY - Rochester Cremation

Rochester, New York – January 7, 2022, at 69 years of age after several years of declining health. Alan is survived by his wife, Kirsten; sons, Daniel (Erin) and Mathew (Crystal); grandchildren, Owen, Ruth, Linus and Sierra. Alan retired from Eastman Kodak in 2005 after 33 years of service. He was a long time member…

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Janice A. Carr (Colton)

January 6, 2022
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Churchville, NY:1/6/22 at age 68. Predeceased by Mother Violet Colton, Father Irving Colton, Brother Bruce Colton, Sister Betty Benthin. Survived by Husband William G Carr Jr, Brother Douglas (Betsy) Colton, Brother-in-law Jerry Benthin, Aunts Elma Smith and Arlene Teal, Brother-in-law Daniel (Nancy) Carr, Sister-in-law Bonnie Carr, Step Daughters Kimberly (David) Phillips, Rebecca (Leslie) Lamphier, Holly…

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John A. Laurence

January 5, 2022
John Laurence - Fairport, NY - Rochester Cremation

Fairport, NY:  Beloved husband, father, brother and grandfather, John Laurence died on January 5, 2022 at age 74.  He spent his last days, as he lived his life, surrounded by family and friends.  John was born in Warren, PA, attended Haverford College and Penn State and raised his family in Fairport, NY. John was stationed…

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Joseph Elliot Dean

January 4, 2022
Joseph Elliot Dean- Rochester, NY - Rochester Cremation

Joseph Elliot Dean, born Joseph Eleasar Zapadinsky, was born on January 4th, 1931 in Culver Lake, NJ and died, surrounded by his family, on January 4th, 2022 in Rochester, NY. He is predeceased by Max and Rose Zapadinsky (parents); Helen Blank (sister); and Ben Blank (brother-in-law) and survived by Dalene Barry Dean (beloved wife and…

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Sharon A. Melendez (Albano)

January 3, 2022

Rochester, NY: January 3, 2022 at age 64. Sharon is predeceased by her Parents Mario and Theresa Albano, Uncle Reno Calarco, Uncle Joseph Calarco, Uncle Joseph Albano, Uncle Al Calarco. She is survived by her husband and love of her life Luis, Aunts Jeanie Calarco and Patty Albano, cousins Linda and Steve Ventura, best friend…

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Patricia A. Sullivan

January 1, 2022
patricia sullivan - Rochester, NY - Rochester Cremation

Rochester, NY: June 13, 1934, to January 1, 2022. Patricia passed peacefully on January 1, 2022, at age 87. Predeceased by her parents Alfred and Martha Schmid, brother Robert, sister Doris Lawson,  husband Bruce C., grandsons Bruce, Bryan, Brad, and Daniel Sullivan. Patricia is survived by her sons Bruce (Suzanne), Timothy (Deborah), and Michael (Donnalynn); grandchildren…

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Kathleen Anne (Hoag) Eisenberg

December 31, 2021
Kathleen Anne (Hoag) Eisenberg - West Henrietta, NY - Rochester Cremation

West Henrietta, New York:  Born: July 6, 1948, Deceased: December 31, 2021 Age: 73 Survived by:  Brother and sister-in-law, Charles “Chuck” and Maria (D’Angelo) Hoag of Bogart of Georgia and their ever growing family! Sister, Linda Hoag of Malvern, England; Former husband, David Eisenberg of Rochester, N.Y. Kate (Kathy) was born to parents C. Raymond…

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Danielle (Dee) McCarthy

December 30, 2021
Danielle McCarthy - Rochester, NY - Rochester Cremation

Rochester, NY: After many years of ups and downs with her health the family of Danielle McCarthy sadly announces her passing on December 30, 2021 at the age of 43. Danielle is survived by her children Cayleb and Alexis Buie; Grandchildren : Jayven and Eelena; Parents: Bonnie (Eugene) Luvisi, Mark McCarthy; Sister: Marrin (Craig) Thomas;…

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Carole A. McPherson Gorzka

December 29, 2021
Rochester Cremation - Simple Cremation

ROCHESTER, NY: Dec 29, 2021. At age 79. Predeceased by her Loving Husband of 39 years. Edmund B Gorzka, Parents John McPherson, Leonie (Oget) McPherson; Siblings Lorraine McPherson, John McPherson, Robert McPherson(Jane) and Jane McPherson Hammerbeck (Dave);  Children, Keith J Qualtrough Kathleen M Qualtrough Prebola (James). Survived by Sons, Kirk D Qualtrough (Nancy), Kyle R…

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David R. D’Alessandro

December 28, 2021
David R. D'Alessandro - Hilton, NY - Rochester Cremation

Hilton, NY: Passed away Dec. 28,2021 at the age of 62. Pre-deceased by Mother & Father Lorraine C. & Anthony G. D’Alessandro, Wife Kimberly (Hart), daughter Laura, Step son Phillip Gears, Wife Janice Remillard-D’Alessandro. Survived by; sons David & Andrew, step daughters Dena & Shawnna Remillard, 4 step grandsons; Jordin, Ray, Alex, Liam, brothers Gary…

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Lucy Jennie Wellington

December 27, 2021
Lucy Jennie Wellington - Wolcott, NY - Rochester Cremation

April 2, 1939 – December 27, 2021 Lucy Jennie Wellington, 82, of Wolcott died on December 27, 2021 at her home with family by her side.  She was born April 2, 1939 in Nedrow, NY to parents Glenn Doolittle and Alvareta Randall Doolittle.  Lucy grew up in South Onondaga, NY. She married Airman William Wellington…

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Barbara and Richard “Dick” Muhs 

December 25, 2021

Rochester, NY – Barbara at age 78 on 12/25/21 and Richard at age 77 on 12/27/21. Barbara and Richard are predeceased by Barbara’s parents Eric and Katherine Grossman and Richard’s parents Leonard and Dorothy Muhs. Also, predeceased by sons David Emrich and Andrew Muhs. Survived by Sister Betty Platten; Daughters Linda (Charles) Goss, Michele (Ralph)…

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Dolores F. Stein (Dee)

December 25, 2021
Simple Cremation - Rochester Cremation

Greece, NY: Passed December 25, 2021 at 93 years of age. Predeceased by parents Anthony and Irene Furstoss, beloved husband Paul, daughter Janet Zienkiewicz, brothers Robert, Ronald, and Richard Furstoss and son-in-Law P. David Hennelly.  Survived by children Elaine, Richard, David (Mary Beth) Stein, Nancy Hennelly and son-in-law Jack Zienkiewicz, 7 grandchildren and 3 great…

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Burt Elizabeth Sailor

December 25, 2021
Burt Elizabeth Sailor - Avon, NY - Rochester Cremation

Avon NY:  December 25, 2021 at the age of 65. Burt was predeceased by her parents James and Marilyn Sailor and sister Micki Hotchkiss. She is survived by her sisters Deborah Greco, Katherine (Daniel) Mechler, brother James (Terry)  Sailor, brother in law Bud, many nieces and nephews and special niece Helen who assisted with loving…

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