John S. Manfreda – December 30, 2011


Manchester/Honeoye Lake: December 30, 2011 at age 97 years. Predeceased by his wife Sylvia (Kress) Manfreda in 1999. Also preceded by grandson Sean, and great great grandson Garren. Survived by his Sons; Joseph (Pat) Manfreda of Canadice, John Manfreda of MI, and Robert (Nancy) Manfreda of Livonia. Daughter Joanne (Dave) Sommer of Osceola, MO. 14 grandchildren: Tom, Debbie, Amy, Sharon, Janice, Alana, John, Allison, Michel, Colleen, Renee, Nicki, Todd, Gary, and Lisa. 30 Great-Grandchildren: Cory, Megan, Collin, Nathan, Chad, Christopher, Matthew, Jessica, Aaron, Elissa, Graham, Evan, John C., Jay, Joseph, Jude, Danielle, Eric, Tiffany, Jacob, Blake, Huck, Ally, Haley, Chance, Landon, Thane, Rylan, Camden, Zack, and Kayla. 8 Great-Great Grandchildren: Wesley, Mason, Tobin, Dillon, Gage, Daniel, Jenifer, and April. Special Friend Delores Peets of Manchester, NY. Numerous Nieces and Nephews and many friends.

Born in Rochester, New York of Italian immigrants, John led a full and diverse life before he died at the age of 97.

As a young boy John worked with his dad as a mason’s helper. In later years he took employment with Cook’s laundry, Paige Airways, Rochester Products, Bausch and Lomb, Wollensak, and Farrells, all in Rochester N.Y. He retired from Farrell’s in the mid seventies. During these years John was also self employed as a General Contractor in and around the Honeoye Lake area. Many will remember John as one of the three who developed the north end of Honeoye Lake. Along with Joe Polvina and Tom Laverene, the corporation moved many many tons of dirt transforming the north end of Honeoye Lake into property suitable for house construction. John, along with his sons, built many of the homes on what was once called North Shore Dr.

Mr. Manfreda was working at Paige Airways, Rochester Airport when World War II broke out. Having received his pilots training and license in lieu of wages, he became a member of the Civil Defense team and trained some of our nation’s fighter pilots. Under his guidance they learned the basics of flight. He also taught meteorology and attained the rank of Corporal.

A man of varied interests and passions, he mined for gold in Canada in the 1930’s, and in the late 20’s and 30’s he was a motorcycle hill climber. He also at some point tried his hand at racing automobiles, stock cars and boats. He was also musically inclined – knowing how to play the banjo and fiddle, he loved getting together with friends to entertain the neighbors in the Times Union Track during the 1950’s.

A Honeoye resident for more than 20 years John was an active member in the Chamber of Commerce. One of the things he took pride in was his involvement in Honeoye’s early Winter Carnivals in the 1960’s.

Even after retirement, because of his passion for flying, John once again gave of himself as a volunteer to the 1941 H.A.G. (Historical Aircraft Group) and museum of Geneseo, N.Y. Just like his working years his jobs were diverse – from helping to restore historical aircraft — to being principal in creation in the World War II period Pilot’s Ready Room.

John Manfreda loved life, meeting its challenges with passion and tenacity. In addition to hard work and giving of his time to others, Mr. Manfreda loved spending time with his family.

Friends may call at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 21 Big Tree Street, Rte 15 & 20a, on Monday from 3-7pm. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday at 10:30am at Whitehaven Memorial Park, Pittsford, NY. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:

James E. Dougherty “JED” – December 25, 2011


Auburn/Avon: James E. Dougherty, suddenly, December 25, 2011 at age 75 years. Born Feb. 14, 1936 one of eleven children to the late Harold and Phyllis Burgett Dougherty. He was married to Eileen Davin Dougherty, May 20, 1961. Eileen predeceased him on August 15, 2000. Survived by children, Joseph Dougherty of S.C., Jude J. Dougherty of Avon, David Dougherty of Mt. Morris, Mary (Philip) D’Angelo of the Town of Sennett, and Jim Dougherty, Jr. of Mt. Morris. grandchildren, Jesse Dougherty, Philip D’Angelo lll, Catherine & Jonathan D’Angelo. Also, special children that were near and dear to him, Larry Cook, Jr., Thomas Cook, Patrick Teta, & Brandon Teta. Predeceased by brother, John Henry Dougherty in 1963 & sister Mary Jane Stoltman in 2001, brother-in-law, Kevin P. Quinlan in 2010, sister-in-law Susan Dougherty in 1997. Also survived by brothers & sisters, several nieces, nephews, and a host of many dear friends.

Jim graduated from St. Agnes School in Avon, Avon Central School and proudly served his country in the USMC from 1954 through 1957. He was Honorably Discharged with the rank of Sergeant. Jim served as a member of the St Agnes School Board, Village of Avon Zoning Board of Appeals, and the Avon Village Board of Trustees, and Deputy Mayor from 1969-1977.

Jim also served as past president and member of the Livingston County Association of Village Boards and during his tenure was able to share a percentage of the Livingston county sales tax for the Livingston County Villages.

Mr. Dougherty was a retiree of Eastman Kodak company, also was employed prior to that at the Livingston County Sheriffs Department, VH Annis Dairy, and the Avon Central School Transportation Department.

FRIDAY, December 30, 2011, the family will receive friends from 3-7 PM at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc, Routes 15 & 20A, 21 Big Tree St, Livonia, Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, 11 am at St. Matthew Church, Route 20A, Livonia. Burial with full military honors, St. Agnes Cemetery, Avon. Memorial contributions to the Susan Dougherty Community Room, St. Matthew Church Building Fund, PO Box 77, Livonia, NY 14487 or Masses may be offered. To send condolences or share a memory, please visit:

John L. Anderson – December 25, 2011


John L. Anderson, of Livonia died suddenly December 25, 2011 at age 40 years. He was born October 14, 1971 in Rochester, NY. He was a graduate of Avon Central School and owned and operated his own business, Anderson Enterprises. John loved his children, was an avid hunter, enjoyed the demolition derby, and was active in dart leagues.

Survived by his children and their mothers, Brandon Anderson and Amy Trescott, Cayla Anderson and Anne Marie Valentine; his parents, Joan Anderson, of Avon and John B. Anderson of Webster; maternal grandmother, Beatrice Tuttle, of Avon; siblings, Don Brisbane Jr., of Lakeville, Suelyn Brooks, of Avon; aunts, uncles and cousins.

Thursday, December 29 from 10 am-1 pm friends may call at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., 21 Big Tree Street, Routes 15 & 20A, Livonia, where services will follow at 1 PM. Burial East Avon Cemetery. Memorials to the Anderson Educational Fund, PO box 59, Livonia, NY 14487. To send condolences or share a memory, please visit:

Glen C. Babcock – December 23, 2011

Wayland: Glen C. Babcock, passed away December 23, 2011 at the age of 78. He was in the US Army serving in the Honor Guard at Arlington Virginia. He retired from Eastman Kodak, and was a volunteer at the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport, NY. He was predeceased by his parents Milton and Helen Babcock, and wife Idella Babcock.

Glen is survived by his dearest companion and best friend Sharon and his three children, Thomas (Terry) Babcock of Virginia Beach, VA, Anne Copella of Stanley, NY , Daniel (Jill) Babcock, of Wariner Robins, GA; 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren ; brother Gary (Teddy) Babcock, of Dansville; nieces and nephews. Among his large extended family he is also survived by friends Jenny Caron, Sue Babcock, 6 stepchildren, and his cousins DeMerle Johnson and Helen Plumly.

Private services will be held under the direction of the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home. Memorial contributions to Livingston County Hospice, 2 Murray Hill Drive, Mt. Morris, NY 14510 or the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, Attn. Donation, 8419 State Route 54, Hammondsport, NY 14840. Cards of condolence may be sent to the family in care of Anne Copella at 4687 County Rd. 247, Stanley, NY 14561. To send condolences or share a memory, please visit:

William F. Gannon “Katman” “Kay” – December 21, 2011

Conesus: December 21, 2011. Survived by parents, William & Martha Gannon of Conesus; sisters, Mary Elizabeth (Vincent) McKeown of E. Avon, Bridget Gannon of Geneseo, & Maureen Lynn (Shawn) Gilsenan of Poughkeepskie, aunts, uncles, 1 niece, Amanda Marie McKeown; 3 nephews, Vincent William McKeown, Dylan Timothy Gilsenan, & Shane Gannon Gilsenan, and special friend Emily.

TUESDAY, the family will receive friends from 10 AM – 1 PM at Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Routes 15 & 20A, 21 Big Tree St. Livonia, where services will follow visitation at 1 PM. Burial, Arnold Cemetery, Conesus. Memorials to the donors choice or do a good deed in Kat’s memory.

Richard Thomas Britton – December 16, 2011

Richard Thomas Britton, 40 of Honeoye Falls, N.Y., died Friday, December 16, 2011, at F. F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua, N.Y., after a lengthy illness. He was born, March 28, 1971 in Warsaw, N.Y.

He attended school in Montesano, Washington during his elementary years and received several Certificates of Award for Kids Wrestling. He attended Avon Central School form 1983 to 1989, not having graduated from Avon Central, he did complete his G.E.D. in 1991, while residing for a brief time in Montana.

He had a great sense of humor, enjoyed a good joke and had a wonderful smile. He was an avid reader, loved fishing and enjoyed sharing and swapping a good fish story. He never let a tale suffer in the telling, this attribute trickled down from his great grandfather, Chauncey Hall. He enjoyed making people smile. He said what he meant and he meant what he said.

He was employed as a cook for Critics Family Restaurant in Honeoye Falls for twelve years, prior to his illness.

He was predeceased by his eldest child Jerry Patrick Thomas Britton and his “Dad”, Charles H. Deller.

He is survived by son, Robert Thomas Schillinger of Lima; his mother Barbara (Sargeant) Deller of Lima; two brothers, Michael (Kelly) Britton of West Bloomfield, Roger Britton of Mount Morris; five sisters, Barbie (Michael) Root of Scottsville, Amy (Matt) Dingfield of Puyallup, Washington, Ginny (Frank) Gordon of Rochester, Sarah (Jason) Moore of Honeoye Falls, Amanda (Neill) Deller-Bassett of Honeoye Falls; grandparents Thomas and Virginia Sargeant of Livonia; Aunts and Uncles, Amber (Jeff) Savage of Rushville who came at a moments notice, Linda (Armondo) Alvardo of Illinois who called him daily during his last weeks, Sharon Sargeant of Retsof; Special Great Aunt Suzy Wright of Syracuse; All his special nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends may call Thursday 5-7 p.m. for a memorial gathering at Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., Routes 15 and 20A, 21 Big Tree St., Livonia, N.Y. Burial at the convenience of the family at a later date.Memorial contributions may be made to Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre-Emption Road, Geneva, New York, 14456 or any other Hospice care facility of their choice. To send condolences or share a memory, please visit:

David G. Resides ~ December 11, 2011

David G. Resides, 56, of White Road, Honeoye, died on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, at the House of John in Clifton Springs. He was born in Brockport, NY July 21, 1955 son of Paul and Joanne Grigg Resides. David honorably served his country with the U.S. Marine Corps. He was previously employed by Industrial Indexing in Rochester.

He is survived by his parents, Paul and Joanne Resides of Rochester; siblings, Carol Resides of Palmyra, N.J., Jeffrey Resides of Rochester and Susan (Jim) Dean of Rochester; four nieces; and one nephew.

Private services will be held under the direction of Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc. Honeoye. Memorial contributions may be made to Richmond Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 469, Honeoye, NY 14471. To send condolences or sign an online guestbook, please visit

Corrine Ann Quinn “Granny” – December 12, 2011

Conesus: December 12, 2011 at age 85 years. Predeceased by her husband Robert J. Quinn in 1990. Survived by son Joseph Quinn of Geneseo and daughter Kati Quinn (Jeff McClelland) of Conesus. Grandchildren, Emily Sorrentino and Matthew Sorrentino and Great-Granddaughter Amara Monroe. Many Nieces & Nephews and friends.

Corrine was born in Rochester, NY on July 1, 1926 to parents Mr. & Mrs. John and Ellen (Green) Plum. She graduated from Marshall High School in Rochester, NY. Her life led her to the Livonia area where she raised her family and was a member of the Catholic Community. She was an animal lover her entire life. She loved her family, grandchildren, her great-granddaughter, and was known by many as Granny.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday December 17, 2011 at 10:30am at St. Michael’s Cemetery on Shelly Road, Livonia, NY. Rev. John Hayes will be the celebrant. Memorial Contributions may be made to Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Road, Fairport, NY 14450. Arrangements entrusted to the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., Livonia – Honeoye. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:

James R. Gresens – December 4, 2011


Bristol: December 4, 2011 at age 63 years. James was born April 8, 1948 in Rochester, NY son of Elmer and Constance Cuer Gresens. He was president of the MRB Group in Rochester, he loved hunting and baseball, especially the NY Yankees.

James is survived by his wife of 41 years, Susanne; children, Lisa Anne (Milio) Curcio of Waynesboro, VA., and Michael J. Gresens of Saratoga Springs, NY, and five grandchildren. Mother, Constance Gerhart of Bristol. Sisters, Janice (Bruce) Wohlschlegel, Judith (Randy) Schultz, Joanne Wheaton, & Tammy (Scott) Launt all of Bristol. Nieces & nephews.

Friends are invited to the Honeoye United Church of Christ, Route 20A, Saturday, December 10, 2011, at 1:30 PM, where services will be held with Rev. Brian Krause officiating. Memorial contributions to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society,4053 Maple Rd. Suite 110, Amherst, NY 14226. Arrangements entrusted to Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Honeoye – Livonia. To send condolences or sign the online guestbook, please visit:

Gerald R. Davis – December 2, 2011


Millersburg, Ohio: Gerald R. Davis, 67 years of Millersburg, Ohio, formerly of Conesus, NY died Friday, December 2, 2011 in the presence of his loving family. He was was born, June 22, 1944 in Buffalo, NY, the son of the late Harold and Ruth Lockwood Davis.

He retired from Eastman Kodak Co. after 31 years of service to pursue a business interest in Charm, Ohio, with his significant other, Lynn Brown. Together, they ran a successful business named after his mother, called Ruthie’s Gift Shop.

While in Ohio, he enjoyed taking, long walks with Lynn and their dogs: Brutus, Quar, Casper, and Bucky. Especially enjoying for him, were the times when his kids and grandchildren would come for visits. His grandchildren, meant the world to him and he cherished the moments they spent together.

He is survived by his significant other of 18 years, Lynn M. Brown. Son and daughter-in-law Kurt and Dena Davis, grandaughters Jordan and Kaleigh; son, Mark Davis; daughter- and -son in law, Jill and Antonio Garcia, grandaughter Rebecca Miglietta; son and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Darci Davis, grandchildren, Riley and William; brothers, Barry, Donald, Arthur, Richard,and John Davis and sister Sharon Re.

Saturday December 10, 2011 friends may call from 10-11:30am at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Routes 15 & 20A, 21 Big Tree St. Livonia, where services will follow visitation at 11:30am. Memorial contributions to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Church St. Station, PO Box 780, New York, NY 10008-0780. To send online condolences or sign the guestbook, please visit: