Conesus: May 28, 2009 at age 57 years. Survived by wife Maxine Alexander, Children; Curtis Alexander II of Conesus, Tammie Cromwell of Rochester, and Wendell Cory Alexander of Lakeville. Five Step Children; Rollin Cromwell, Robert Cromwell, Angela Cromwell, Melissa Mitchell, and Cody Mitchell. Sisters Linda Slay and Margie McLenden, Brothers Gary (Kathy) Alexander and Roy (Marty) Alexander. Best Friend for over fifty years Terry Taylor of Hampton, Georgia.
Curtis was born August 8, 1951 in Atlanta Georgia the son of Alfred W. and Hazel Alexander. He was a truck driver in the Atlanta Georgia area for many years and last worked for Waste Management. He served his country in the United States Army. He married Maxine in 2000 and they have lived in Conesus, NY for many years.
Family and friends may call on Tuesday from 1-3pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., Rte 15 & 20a, 21 Big Tree Street, Livonia, NY where funeral services will follow calling at 3pm. Rev. David Hotchkiss officiating. Burial to follow at Union Cemetery in Livonia. For further information or to send a condolence please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com
Livonia: May 27, 2009 at age 51 years. Predeceased by mother Ruth O’Malley in 2003. Survived by children; Steven Robinson of Tennessee, Jeffrey (fiancée Angela Schultz) Hayes of Henrietta, and Michelle Hayes of Henrietta. Husband Randall S. Hayes, Step-father Pat O’Malley,Brother Michael (Char) Mills, and sister Cathy (Wes) 0’Malley-Johnston. Three grandchildren; Donald, Joseph, and Bryanna Robinson.
Cindy was born December 25, 1957 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina the daughter of Lavern J. and Ruth D. Mills. Prior to moving to the Livonia area she resided in California for many years. In the 1980’s she was an exucutive with the Hobie Company in California. Cindy loved her family and friends and had a place in her heart for animals. She was also a admirer of stained glass. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Family and Friends may call on Monday from 1-3pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc. Rte 15 & 20a, 21 Big Tree St., Livonia, NY where funeral services will follow calling at 3pm. Memorial contributions may be made to Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Road, Fairport, NY 14450. For further information or to send a condolence please visit; www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com
Lorraine G. Stewart
Livonia-Henrietta: Lorraine G. Stewart, 76 years. of East Lake Road Livonia, formerly of Henrietta died Monday, May 25, 2009 at her home after a short illness. She was born November 2, 1932 in VanBuren, Maine the daughter of Joseph and Alma Berube Dube. She was predeceased by her husband, James Stewart in 1993.
Lorraine was affectionatly known as “Nana” to her loving family and extended family. Surviving are her daughters, Karyn Schaap of Geneseo, Pamela (Dan) Waterman of Livonia, and Laurie Stewart of Rochester. her sons, Glenn (Lisa) Stewart of Mendon and Jon (Stephanie) Stewart of Rochester.16 grandchildren. several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Friday 10 AM – 12:30 PM at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Routes 15 and 20A, 21 Big Tree St. Livonia where funeral services will be held following calling hours at 12:30, with Pastor Rob Cattalini of the Browncroft Community Church, officiating. Burial will take place in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Saco, Maine on Monday at 11 AM. Expressions of sympathy to the Livingston County Hospice, 2 Campus Drive, Mt. Morris, NY 14510. To send condolences or further information please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com
Christopher R. Barnard
Hemlock: Christopher R. Barnard, 24 years, of Main St. Hemlock, NY died suddenly Monday, May 24, 2009 as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on County Road 36 in Canadice. Chris was born March 16, 1985 in Rochester the son of Peter and Linda Lembach Barnard. He was a 2004 graduate of Livonia Central School and a 2008 graduate of Syracuse University where he received his degree in mechanical engineering. He was currently employed in the construction industry. Chris also was an avid enthusiast of the demolition derby at the Hemlock Fair, where he participated annually.
Besides his parents, he is survived by his sisters Heidi Barnard of Hemlock and Jennifer Lauritzen of Gates. his nephew, Cameron Goodwin. Grandmother, Geraldine Barnard of Hemlock. Aunts and Uncles, Kenneth (Regis) Lembach of Ca., William (Gail) Lembach of FL., and Gary Lembach of Ca., Sally Lembach (Douglas McPhall) of Irondequoit, Barbara (Louis) Gerolami of Bloomfield, Nancey (Timothy) Wilbur of Shortsville, Solon (Donna) Barnard of Hemlock. Special cousin, Jamie Ross of Penfield. He also leaves behind several other Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and many dear friends.
Family and friends are invited to call Thursday from 3 – 8 PM at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Routes 15 and 20A, 21 Big Tree St. Livonia. A Celebration of His Life will be held Friday 7 PM at the Honeoye United Church of Christ, 8578 West Main St, Route 20A Honeoye, with the Rev. Brian Krause officiating. Private burial in Union Cemetery, Livonia. Expressions of sympathy to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 1200-A Scottsville Road, Suite 100, Rochester, NY 14624. To send a condolence or further information, please visit:
Conesus Lake: Darlene A. Abbott, 58 years, of Mariners Drive, Conesus died Thursday May 21, 2009 at her home. She was born Novemeber 29, 1950 the daughter of George and Blanche Decker Travis.
She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Harold B. Abbott; sisters, Ethel Otto of Seneca Falls, and Joyce (Dave) Sheflin of Scottsville. brothers, George (Evelyn) Travis of Lima, Clarence (Susan) Travis of Conesus, Richard (Shirley) Travis of Webster and Douglas (Janice) Travis of Sparta. several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends and family are invited to attend services Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 11 AM at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Routes 15 and 20A, 21 Big Tree St. Livonia. Expressions of sympathy to Livingston County Hospice 2 County Campus Dr. Mt. Morris, NY 14510. To send online condolences please visit:
Lakeland, FL : Mrs. Shirley Hunter died May 19, 2009 at age 88 years of heart failure at Lakeland Regional Medical Center in Lakeland Florida.
Mrs. Hunter was born April 6, 1921 in Aspen Pennsylvania. She had been a resident of Lakeland Florida since 1985. She retired from Crossman Arms in Bloomfield New York in 1982. She was predeceased in death by her husband, Clifford, after 67 years of marriage. She was also predeceased by two brothers.
She is survived by her five sisters, one brother, a daughter, a son, a grand-daughter and a grandson.
A graveside service will be held at Lakeview Cemetery in Honeoye, NY on May 30, 2009 at 11:00am. Reverend John Karle will be officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456. To send online condolences please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com.
Shirley was a loving sister, neighbor, friend, and parent. She loved animals, people, and her family. Her hobby was gardening and could make flowers bloom and vegetables multiply with little effort. Later she got into crochet and plastic canvas, making gifts and home decorations. For many years she worked as a cook in a couple of restaurants and could put together a delicious spread at home for holiday and family gatherings. Camping became a great past time for family outings. Shirley enjoyed moving to Florida after retirement away from winter snow. She will be missed by all that knew her.
Livonia: Hilda V. “Grammie” Ely, 86 years, of East Ave. Livonia died Monday May 4, 2009 at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Mt. Morris, NY. She was born in Penfield, NY, April 13, 1923 the daughter of William and Louisa Bendshneider Busch. Hilda was President of Snow Proof Co. Inc. which she and her late husband owned and operated in earlier years. She was a member of the Livonia United Methodist Church; Livonia Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, member and former treasurer of the Western New York Post Card Club. Hilda was also very active in the Meals on Wheels Program in the Livonia area.
The family will receive friends Friday May 2008 from 1-7 PM at Hilda’s home, 8 East Ave Livonia, to enjoy Hilda’s fancy work and partake in some of her favorite tasty treats. A Celebration of Her Life will be held Saturday May 9, 11 AM at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Routes 15 and 20A Livonia. Private burial, Union Cemetery, Livonia. Expressions of sympathy to the Livonia Ambulance Fund PO Box 8, Livonia, NY 14487 or the Livonia Food Pantry, PO Box 233, Lakeville, NY 14480. To send condolences, please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com
Livonia: Scott E. McKay, 47 years of 6409 Niver Road Conesus, NY died suddenly May 1, 2009 after undergoing major surgery at Highland Hospital in Rochester. He was born May 3, 1961 in Canandaigua, NY the son of Julian and Joyce McKay Murdock. He was employed as a technician at Dorschel Automotive and at Ideal Chevrolet in Avon. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his sister-in-law Nadeen Walsh.
Scott is survived by his wife, Lisa Patterson McKay; his children, Julia (Bryan Wheaton) McKay, Amanda McKay, and Scotty McKay; grandchild, Morgan McKay. step mother Jean McKay of Canandaigua; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Roy and Mary Patterson of Livonia, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Roy (Cathy Witkousky) Patterson of Lakeville, Jill (Jeff) White of Conesus, Vicki Patterson of Livonia, Matthew Patterson of Texas, Cindy (Ken) Akers of Livonia, Kevin Walsh of Geneseo and Ruth (Tony) Fountain of Canisteo. Aunt and Uncle, Walter and Barbara Murdock of Grand Junction, Colorado. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Wednesday 4-8 PM at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Routes 15 & 20A, 21 Big Tree St., Livonia, where funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 AM. Burial, Oakridge Cemetery, South Livonia,NY. Expressions of sympathy may be made to an educational trust fund at Five-Star Bank, c/o John Haugh, PO Box 579, Lakeville, NY 14480. To send condolences please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com