Keith A. Matteson – September 26, 2009


Honeoye: Suddenly, September 26, 2009 at age 69. Predeceased by parents, Keith & Edith Matteson. Survived by his wife of fifty years, Marilyn; children, Kevin Matteson (Sharon) of Honeoye, Sheila Matteson-Pease (Dan) of Livonia, Lynne Blum (Jim) of Dansville, Gregory Keith Matteson (Linda) of Honeoye. 9 Grandchildren, Heather and Keith Richard Matteson, Chelsea, Amy and Jenna Pease, Jamie and Philip Blum, Jasmine and Ben Matteson. Sister, Donna Gutske of Churchville. Sisters-in-law, Sally (Bob) Rickman, June Liddle & Rose Marie Schoenheit all of Rochester. Aunt, Carol (Jerry) Ahrns of Honeoye Falls. Nieces & nephews.

Friends may call Wednesday, September 30 from 2 to 4 PM and 7 to9 PM at Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. 8796 Briggs St. Honeoye. Private Burial, Lakeview Cemetery, Honeoye. Memorial contributions to the Allen’s Hill United Methodist Church, Richmond Fire Dept. or the Cancer Society. A Celebration of Keith’s Life will be held Sunday Oct. 18, 2009 at the Honeoye United Church, Route 20A, Honeoye at 3 PM. To share a memory or send a condolence please visit:

Velma J. Jerome – September 20, 2009

Dansville/N. Ft. Myers, FL: Velma J. (Wilcox) Jerome, 75, formerly of Sandy Hill Rd., Dansville, passed away September 20 at The Vincent House in Wayland, NY after a courageous battle with cancer.
Velma was born September 29, 1933 in Richford, NY to Agnes (Findlay) and Homer L. Wilcox. Velma graduated from Dansville High School in 1951. She and Thomas C. Jerome were married on October 12, 1951 at the United Methodist Church in Dansville by Rev. Carl Vanderburg. Velma worked 41 years in banking, retiring March 26, 1993. She loved raising their three children, loved people and her job. Velma was a scout leader and spent many years camping and traveling. She liked playing cards, bingo, cooking, dancing, bowling, and helping people in general. She enjoyed her bank retiree, class of 1951, and her family luncheons.
Velma is a member of the United Methodist Church in North Ft. Myers, FL., and the women of the Moose #670 of Dansville.
Velma was predeceased by her parents, a brother Kent L. Wilcox and sister Vera (Wilcox) Wolfer. She is survived by her husband Thomas of 57 years and her children Peter C. (Mary) Jerome of Dansville, Pamela J. (Dean) Harvey of Canaseraga and Paula M. (Roger) Werth of Harrisburg, NC. 11 grandchildren, Elizabeth (Adam) Standish, Cathryn, Margaret, Jonathan and Rebekah Jerome, Kyla, Kylee, Kelcy and Kelby Harvey, Kirk and Jenna Werth, and one great-grandson Mason Standish. She is also survived by two sisters, Verna M. (Rev. Richard) Fox of Dansville and Vesta Teeter of Brockport, NY, and two Brothers, Keith A. (Barbara) Wilcox of Dansville and Kevin B. (Eleanor) Wilcox of N. Ft. Myers, FL. Sister-in-laws, Alice Wheaton, Beverly (Wayne) Atwell and Judy Jerome. Brother-in-laws, Harley N. Wolfer and Howard Jerome. Many nieces and nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
A memorial service for Velma will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, September 27, 2009 at the United Methodist Church in Dansville. Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery, Dansville will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Velma’s memory may be made to Paula Werth, 14 Miller Street, Canaseraga, NY 14822 for Vincent House, Wayland. To send a condolence or share a memory please visit

Reginald J. Bold – September 15, 2009

Canadice/Fort Myers, FL: September 15, 2009 at age 94 years. Survived by his wife of 67 years, Marcella E. Bold. Children; William Bold of Canadice, Mary Wallace of Canadice, Bernard Bold of Pittsford, Thomas (Mary Ellender) Bold of Keller, TX, and Marcy Bold of Pittsford. Predeceased by brother William James Bold. Survived by sisters; Connie Bold of Rochester and Pat (James) Grimes of Fort Myers, FL. Also survived by sister-in-law Connie H. Bold, 8 grandchildren, 10 Great-Grandchildren, Nieces, Nephews, and friends. Prior to retirement Reginald worked at Gleason Works in Rochester, NY for 34 years.

A Funeral Mass will be held as St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 8961 Rte 20A, Honeoye, NY on Saturday, September 19, 2009 at 10:00am. Rev. John Hayes will be the celebrant. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Church, PO BOX 725, Honeoye, NY 14471. To send a condolence and for further information please visit

Thomas R. “Red” Fraser – September 13, 2009

Honeoye: Thomas R. “Red” Fraser, 53 years, of Hamilton St. Honeoye died unexpectedly, Sunday, September 13, 2009 at his home. He was born in Rochester, NY September 12, 1956 the son of James R. and Mary Hunter Fraser. He was a graduate of Gates-Chili Central School and served in the US Navy from 1975 to 1980. He was currently employed by Victor Insulators and prior to that he worked for Upstate Milk.
Thomas was predeceased by his father James R. Fraser. He is survived by his mother, Mary J. Fraser of Honeoye, very dear friend, Ann Banfield of Corning; daughters, Somer Fraser and Tasha Winneger both of Florida. Grandchildren, a brother, James (Patricia) Fraser of Springwater, and sister, Mary Elizabeth (Thomas) Shea of Springwater, nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to attend services, with Rev. Brian Krause officiating, Friday, September 18, 2009, 11 AM at the Honeoye United Church of Christ, Route 20A, Honeoye.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Humane Society, 99 Victor Rd. Fairport, NY 14450. Arrangements, Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Honeoye-Livonia. To send condolences or share a memory, please visit:

M. Marie Sparks – September 10, 2009

Conesus: M. Marie Sparks, 75 years, of Conesus- Springwater Rd. Conesus died early Thursday morning, September 10, 2009, at her home. She was born in Conesus, NY the daughter of Hugh and Arlene Welch Barber. She was a graduate of Livonia Central School and a member of the Conesus Fire Dept. and its ladies auxiliary.

Marie was predeceased by her infant daughter, Rhea Brett Sparks. Also her siblings, Mary Durkee, Arline Culver, Doris Martucio, Kate Gannon, Hugh Barber, LaVerne Barber and Kenneth Barber.

She is survived by husband of 48 years, Edwin G. Sparks, Sr.; her sons,Ed Sparks, Jr. of Livonia and Rob (Trisha) Sparks of Livonia. 2 grandsons, Joshua Sparks and Brenden Sparks. Sister, Sally (Ron) Brown of Conesus; Brother, William (Dorothea) Barber of Tuscon, Arizona. Several nieces, nephews, close neighbors and dear friends.

Family and friends are invited to attend services Sunday September 13, 2009 at 4 PM at the Conesus United Church, Route 15, Conesus, with the Rev. David Hotchkiss officiating. Private Burial, G. Arnold Cemetery, Conesus. Expressions of sympathy to the Livonia Ambulance Fund, PO Box 8, Livonia,NY 14487, Conesus Fire Dept. Conesus, NY 14435 or Livingston County Hospice, 2 Campus Drive, Mt. Morris, NY 14510. Arrangements, Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Livonia- Honeoye. To send condolences or share a memory, please visit

Mabel H. Rayton – September 6, 2009

Lakeland, FL/Livonia: Mabel H. Rayton, 96, of Lakeland, Florida, formerly of Livonia, died peacefully on September 6, 2009. She was predeceased by husband Harland in 2005. Mabel is survived by son James of Los Angeles, California.
A graveside service will be held Monday, October 5, 2009, 3PM at Union Cemetery, Livonia with Rev. Dan Finch officiating. Memorial contributions can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., Honeoye-Livonia. To share a memory or send a condolence visit