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Helene M. Southwick

April 21, 2024
Helene M. Southwick- Rochester Cremation

Helene M. Southwick, Age 86, Walworth, NY. Born in Rochester, NY, Helene passed away at Rochester General Hospital on Sunday April 21, 2024. Helene is survived by her sons; Robert (fiancee Brenda) Hill, Thomas (Jeannette) Hill, grandson Thomas (May) Hill; granddaughter’s, Angela Mazza and Billie Hill; great-grandson’s, Ryder and Hunter Hill; stepchildren, Marissa, Lance, and…

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Elisabeth Affolter

April 21, 2024

Elisabeth Affolter, born October 9, 1930 in Solothurn, Switzerland peacefully passed away April 21, 2024 surrounded by her children.   Survived by her husband of 69 years, Peter Affolter,  children, Susanne (David Burski), Markus ((Stephanie), grandchildren Bailey, Brody, Eleri Andersen (Josh), and great grandchildren, Asher and Iris;  Heather Maynard, Arnold Baas, and Sophia Maynard-Baas, and…

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Lynn  W. Strong

April 18, 2024
Lynn  W. Strong - Rochester Cremation

Lynn  W. Strong May 7, 1952 – April 18, 2024 Lynn (Lee) W. Strong, 71, passed away April 18th, 2024, surrounded by his family and friends. Born in Oswego, NY, he was the son of the late Robert F, Strong and Ruth Ann (Hort) Strong Lynn was a member of the dirt race car and…

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Thomas (TJ, Tom) Alfeld

April 16, 2024
Thomas (TJ, Tom) Alfeld - Rochester Cremation

Thomas (TJ, Tom) Alfeld of Avon, NY passed away April 16,2024 from an unexpected Illness. Tom was born in Fort Wayne, IN but grew up in Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ. Where his friends nicknamed him Zoomer due to his love of photography. He was proceeded in death by his son Mason James, Grandparents Welmar (Whitey) and Laura…

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Elaine Navarra (Mimi)

April 16, 2024
Elaine Navarra (Mimi) - Rochester Cremation

Elaine Navarra (Mimi), 85, passed away peacefully April 16, 2024 after a long illness. Mimi was married to the love of her life, Jerry, for 53 years and was never the same after his passing. Mimi is survived by her son Mark and his wife Mary Beth, daughter Patty and husband Tom, son Jerry and…

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Elizabeth “Betty” Baird (Bigger, Sugden, Krause)

April 14, 2024
Elizabeth "Betty" Baird - Rochester Cremation

Elizabeth “Betty” Baird (Bigger, Sugden, Krause) age 86, of Webster, New York, passed away on April 14, 2024. She was born on February 12, 1938, in Albion, New York, to Madalyn and Rulison Bigger. She was one of the many sets of twins in Albion that grew up on Erie Street.  Elizabeth was a very…

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Loretta J. Draper/Thompson

April 14, 2024
Loretta J Draper/Thompson - Rochester Cremation

Loretta J Draper/Thompson, 85, of Holley, NY passed away peacefully on 4/14/2024 with her 3 children by her side, Jean (Geoff) Ridd of Bergen, Robert (Annelies) Fee of South-Byron, and Christine (Tom) Fee of Holley. Loretta was born on 1/3/1939 to the late Clayton and Helen Thompson of Pavilion, NY. She entered eternal paradise with…

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Emil (Joe) Marques

April 9, 2024
Emil-Joe-Marques- Rochester Cremation

Emil (Joe) Marques, a cherished husband of 44 years, devoted father, beloved grandfather, esteemed veteran, and a man of many talents and passions, passed away peacefully at the age of 72 in his home on April 9, 2024, after bravely battling cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family, including his wife Joan (nee Salvesen),…

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Helen A. Ogrodowski (Wentykier)

April 8, 2024

On April 8, 2024 at Age 93. She was predeceased by her husband Henry E., sons Henry J., James P., and Andrew L. Survived by Daughter-in-law Kathleen G., Grandsons Jared J. (Odette), Joshua J. (Megan) Great-Grandsons Riley J., Gabriel B., Elijah B. and several nieces, nephews and close friends. A private Christian Interment at Holy…

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Nancy Jean Bausch (nee Van Vorst)

April 7, 2024
Nancy Jean Bausch (nee Van Vorst) - Rochester Cremation

Nancy Jean Bausch (nee Van Vorst) passed away on April 7, 2024, in Rochester, NY, at the age of 77. She was born on February 24, 1947, in Rochester, NY. Nancy was a devoted wife and mother. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Richard “Dick” Bausch, her daughters Sherry Bausch and Laura…

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Merri-Lizabeth Andreano

April 6, 2024
Merri-Lizabeth Andreano - Rochester Cremation

Merri-Lizabeth Andreano, beloved Daughter, Sister, Mother, and Friend passed away peacefully on April 6, 2024 at the age of 63 in Rochester, NY. She leaves behind a legacy of love, kindness, resilience, and wonderful memories that will be forever remembered. Merri-Lizabeth graduated from Pittsford Mendon High School, and later obtained bachelor’s and master’s degrees from…

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Wayne H. (Gus) Schultz

April 6, 2024
Wayne H. (Gus) Schultz - Rochester Cremation

Schultz, Wayne H. (Gus), April 6, 2024, at the age of 80, Scottsville, NY. Predeceased by his wife, Diane; survived by daughter, Kim Swackhamer; grandson, Dakota Swackhamer; sister Carol (Ed) Nersinger; niece, Dawn (Sal) Horsfall; nephews, Michael (Michele) Schultz; Ronnie Nersinger and James Schultz; several great-nieces and nephews; and many friends. Wayne retired as the…

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Anthony P. Zicari  (Uncle Tony)

April 6, 2024
Anthony P. Zicari  (Uncle Tony) - Rochester Cremation

Anthony P. Zicari  (Uncle Tony) Rochester , New York April 6 , 2024 at at the age of 97 Anthony is predeceased by his parents, Charles and Anna Zicari, his brother and sisters. Also, many nieces, nephews and friends. Anthony was a very hard worker from the age of 16, holding many different jobs and…

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Wilson Castillo-Gonzales

April 5, 2024

With great sadness we announce the passing of Wilson Castillo-Gonzales of Rochester, NY, who died on April 5, 2024 at the age of 71. Wilson passed away surrounded by his loved ones after a long battle with chronic heart disease. Survived by life partner Adina, sons Ismael, Jose, Wilson Jr, daughters Damaris, Madelin, Jazmin, Virmaris,…

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Katherine (Leitch) Clark

April 3, 2024
Katherine (Leitch) Clark - Rochester Cremation

ROCHESTER: Katherine (Leitch) Clark passed away April 3rd, 2024, at the age of 59, after a short battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband, Paul Clark, and daughter Elizabeth Clark; mother, Joan Dupont, and father William (Marsha) Leitch; and brothers Christopher (Kat) Dupont and Mark (Rachel) Goebert. She is also survived by her aunt…

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Michael Edward Ayres

April 3, 2024
Michael E Ayres - Rochester Cremation

Michael Edward Ayres, age 74, of Penn Yan, New York, passed away at home on April 3, 2024, while under the loving care of his wife Ramona and his daughter Heather. Memorial Service will be held on April 20th at 3pm Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses 1600 State Rt 54 Penn Yan, NY 14527 Memorial…

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Linda M. Sewar (Musson)

March 29, 2024
Linda M. Sewar (Musson) - Rochester Cremation

Linda M. Sewar (Musson), of Rochester, NY, passed peacefully in her sleep after a short illness on March 29th 2024 at age 57 with her husband of 30 years, Joseph L. Sewar, by her side. Linda was a sweet person and a loveable soul. She will be truly missed by all who knew her. Linda is…

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Jeffery Stephen Goppert

March 27, 2024
Jeff Goppert - Rochester Cremation

Jeffery Stephen Goppert, 65, of Pittsford, NY, passed away peacefully in his home, with his loving wife by his side on 03/27/2024 from natural causes. Jeff was born on 07/31/1958 to Raymond and Martha Goppert in New Hartford, NY. After Jeff graduated from Utica Free Academy, he went on to study History at Geneseo State…

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Marilyn Jean Curry

March 27, 2024

Marilyn Jean Curry, 82,Webster, NY, passed away Wednesday March 27th. She leaves her children Steven Craig (Ritarae) Curry , Christine Ann (David) Gulisano and Douglas Robert (Angela) Curry. Her Grandchildren Britany (Jim)Backus, Brandon(Samantha)Gulisano and Alex (Monica) Gulisano. Roman,Isaac and Henry Curry. Andrea (Greg) Sprong, Shaun (Jessica) Kennedy.  5 great grandchildren. Many good friends that have passed…

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Alan James Wood “Woody”

March 24, 2024

Alan James Wood “Woody” lived in Wolcott NY his whole life. He was born July 8, 1948 to Dorothy O. Wood (2012) and George Richard Wood (2009) he was the youngest of 5 children Warren Wood (1968) Leslie Wood (2021) and survived by Joseph and (Debra) Wood of Red Creek and Lona Campbell of Fulton…

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