Gerald Edward “Ed” Fenner ~ June 26, 2012

Gerald Edward “Ed” Fenner of Livonia, June 26, 2012 at age 67 years. Loving husband of Penny; beloved father of Brenda (Tim) Watson of Livonia, Rhonda (Dick) Schaefer of Bloomfield, Bradley (Kim) Fenner of Summerfield, FL and Sean Fenner of Summerfield, FL; devoted sibling of Connie (John) Tapor of Portville, NY, Cindy (Don) Scott of Portville, NY, Richard Fenner (Nora Poole) of Smethport, PA; loving son-in-law Carl and Dolores Worden of Caledonia; brother-in-law to Debbie Fenner of Norwich, CT; many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents, Helen and Alfred Fenner.

Friends may call Saturday 1-4 PM at Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Routes 15 & 20A, 21 Big Tree St., Livonia, where service will follow visitation at 4 PM Saturday. Burial, Rathbone Cemetery, Coneville, PA. Memorial contributions to Livonia Ambulance, PO Box 8, Livonia, NY 14487 or the Cancer Society. Condolences or for further information, visit:

Raymond S. Morrell ~ June 23, 2012


Livonia: Raymond S. Morrell, 94 years, of Big Tree St. Livonia died Saturday, June 23, 2012 at the Livingston County CNR in Mt. Morris after a brief stay. Raymond was born in Livonia, NY, July 7, 1917, the son of Scott and Elizabeth Jamison Morrell. He attended school in Hemlock, and was a graduate of Cornell University. He was an Army World War II Veteran who was honorably discharged with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He was a member of the Harrison-Lee American Legion Post #283. Ray was a long time teacher at Avon Central School where he taught agriculture, science and math. He was always happy to see his former students and made a point to attend all of the class reunions up until recently. Ray was a member the Livonia Grange, the New York State Retired Teachers Association, the Avon Chapter of the International Order of Odd Fellows, the Genesee Valley Military Officers Association and was the leader of the Future Farmers of America in Avon.

Raymond was predeceased by his wife of 69 years, Ruth on Jan 17, 2012. He is survived by his children, Carol Cottone of Avon, Marjorie Houck of Avon & Joann (Anthony) Backus of Avon; 7 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren; many nieces & nephews.

Friends may call Tuesday 2 – 4, 6 – 8 PM at Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., Rtes. 15 & 20A, 21 Big Tree St., Livonia, where funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11 AM. Burial with full military honors in Temple Hill Cemetery, Geneseo. Memorial contributions to the Harrison-Legion Post #283, PO 214, Livonia, NY 14487. To send condolences or further information, please visit:

Kathleen Marie Nichols ~ June 15, 2012


Kathleen Marie Nichols of Lakeville, June 15, 2012, at age 50 years. Predeceased by father, Wallace J. Engard. Survived by husband, Ronald Nichols; children, Rose (Amie) Fillmore-Nichols & Richard Nichols; mother, Carol Engard; brothers, Stephen Engard & Jon (Julie) Engard; many other loving relatives & friends.

Family & friends may call Thursday, June 21, 2012, from 3 – 6 PM at Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., Routes 15 & 20A, 21 Big Tree St., Livonia, where funeral services will follow at 6 PM. Private Burial. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

To send condolences or further information, visit:

Diane (Marquardt) LeClair – June 12, 2012

leclair2Livonia: At age 67 after a long fought battle with breast cancer that she faced with grace and dignity, Diane went to be with Our Lord June 12, 2012. Predeceased by her mother Jean in 1983 and her father Herb in 2004. Diane will be sadly missed by her devoted and caring husband, John, her loving daughters, Shelley DeLosh and Carrie (Nick) Pulizzi, siblings; Jeanne Marquardt, Linda Marquardt and Jim (Jeanne) Marquardt. She leaves behind her 5 wonderful grandsons, Ben, Sam and Tom DeLosh, Jackson and Noah Pulizzi, a niece and nephew, stepson Justin LeClair, several aunts, uncles and cousins. Diane was a warm, generous and kind friend to many including those from St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Geneseo and her alumnus sorority sisters from Phi Lambda Chi at SUNY Geneseo, of which Diane was a charter member and graduated in 1966. Diane taught special education for 31 years, most recently at Geneseo High School until she retired in 2006. Diane was known as a great cook, homemaker, a lover of cats (Buttercup), enjoyed gardening and crafts and entertaining, all of which she excelled at. She spent many happy times on Conesus Lake as a child and adult. John and Diane were in the process of building her dream home there. The family gratefully thanks her many friends, especially Dr. Richard Aguirre, Tracy Cope, Dr. Brian Yirinec and the special staff at Pluta Cancer Center and the caregivers from Livingston County Hospice.

Calling hours will be held at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., Rte 15 & 20A, 21 Big Tree Street in Livonia on Sunday, June 17 from 4-7 PM. Funeral will be held at St. Timothy Lutheran Church on Monday, June 18 at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Diane’s memory to St. Timothy Lutheran Church. Condolences can be made on line to

Howard E. Johnston ~ June 11, 2012


Howard E. Johnston of Livonia, June 11, 2012 at age 88 years. Predeceased by his wife, Eileen & son, Richard Johnston, and companion Marge Fose. Survived by his children, Donna Johnston of Livonia, Sheila Gfeller of Hemlock, Doug (Dawn) Johnston of Livonia & David Johnston of Livonia. 9 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren. His sister, Ellen Johnston of Livonia. Nieces, nephews & cousins, and his special girl Christie.

Howard was a life long farmer, long time member of the Livonia Fire Department, Lakeville Exempt Club, and Lakeville Lions Club. He also was an avid bowler and worked at several area restaurants.

Friends may call Friday 2-4, 6-8 PM at Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Routes 15 & 20A, 21 Big Tree St. Livonia where funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 PM. Burial, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Geneseo. Memorial contributions to the Livonia Fire Dept. PO Box 151, Livonia, NY 14487. To send condolences or further information,visit:

Bryan M. Holland – June 9, 2012


Cuylerville: Suddenly, June 9, 2012 at age 20 years. Survived by his parents, Ronald C. Johnson & Dianna L. Holland of Cuylerville; brother, Joe Johnson of FL., 2 sisters, Ashlee (Karl) Adams & Aleatha Burus both of Leicester. maternal grandparents, Stanley J. Holland of Leicester, Rose Marie Barrs of Dansville, & Dale Bonnell of Leicester. His signifcant other, Mickayla J. Tallman of Cuylerville. Aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews & cousins.

Friends may call Tuesday 4 – 8 PM at Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Routes 15 & 20A, 21 Big Tree St. Livonia, where a Celebratation of His Life will be held Wednesday at 12 o’clock Noon. Burial, Leicester Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Cuylerville Ambulance, PO Box 247, Leicester, NY 14481. To send condolences or further information, visit:

Lois B. Stauffer – June 8, 2012


Lois Elaine Brinker Stauffer of Coy Road, Livonia, passed into the loving arms of Jesus on Friday, June 8th, 2012 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. She died of a massive stroke following a liver transplant operation.

Lois was born to parents James and Eva Brinker on April 28, 1943 in Doylestown Hospital, Doylestown, PA. She was raised with her brother Jim on a plot of the Brinker family farm. She attended Central Bucks High School and East Stroudsburg University, earning a degree in Physical Education. Lois married Phares S. Stauffer of Hatfield, PA in 1967. Their only child, daughter Tracy Lee, was born in 1973.

Lois taught P. E. at Quakertown High School from 1967-1973. She was the founder and lead teacher of St. John’s Luthern Church School in Ridge Valley from 1973-1985. She returned to school and trained to become a medical assistant, working at Doylestown Medical Associates until her retirement in 2002. Over the years Lois also worked as a homemaker, school bus driver, lifeguard and water safety instructor.

Over the course of her life Lois had many interests and hobbies that she actively pursued. She loved animals, specifically her childhood horses and her dogs. She loved to be outdoors. She and her husband Phares pursued many outdoor activities together, including waterskiing, boating, sailing, canoeing, camping, bicycling, shooting, fishing, tractors and motorcycles. Lois always enjoyed gardening, swimming, and soaking up the sun.
Lois was extremely skilled in various handicrafts, specifically sewing, quilting and rug braiding. She was a member of the Valley Forge Rug Braiders Association and taught advanced rug braiding techniques. Her many handmade quilts and rugs beautify her families’ homes.

Lois’s greatest joy in later life was her grandchildren: Elise (age 11), Michael (age 8), Jocelyn (age 4), and Luke (age 2). She devoted herself to them through her time, talents, and love. She is survived by these dear grandchildren, her husband Phares, daughter Tracy and son-in-law Dave Berthin. She is also survived by her brother, Jim, of Oakton, VA, his wife Dorothy, their children Wendy and Michael and their families. She left behind her loyal canine companions, JJ and Gretel.

Lois was a faithful Christian woman who loved God and trusted Him completely with her life. During her illness, surgery, recovery, and death she was in perfect peace in the arms of Christ.

A Memorial Service will be held in her honor on Saturday, June 16th at 11am at Kevin Dougherty Funeral Home, 21 Big Tree St., Rte 15 & 20A,Livonia, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, NC, 28201. To send a condolence or for further information, please visit

Edith M. McAlister ~ June 5, 2012

Edith M. McAlister of Geneseo, June 5, 2012 at age 91. Survived by children, Peggy Perry of LeRoy, & Glenn (Marianne) McAlister of Geneseo. grandchildren, great grandchildren, & great great grandchildren. nieces & nephews.

Friends may call Friday 6 – 8 PM at Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Routes 15 & 20A, 21 Big Tree St. Livonia. Private Burial. Memorial contributions to Livingston County Hospice, 2 Murray Hill, Mt. Morris, NY 14510. To send condolences or further information, visit:

Betty J. (McClelland) Stoltman ~ June 1, 2012


Betty J. (McClelland) Stoltman of Lakeville, June 1, 2012 at age 86 years. Survived by her sister, Ruth Damon of Livonia; nieces & nephews, Lisa Mastriano of Houston,TX, Dan Damon of Round Mountain, NV., Corrine Robinson of Hemlock, Erin Peters of Lansing, NY, & James Damon of Livonia. She was a retiree of Eastman Kodak and very involved with the Republican Party at all levels.

Friends may call Thursday, 2-4, 7-9 PM at Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., Routes 15 & 20A, 21 Big Tree St., Livonia, where funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 AM. Burial, Union Cemetery, Livonia. Memorial contributions to the Livingston County Historical Society, 30 Center St., Geneseo, NY 14454. To send condolences or for further information, visit:

Louise W. Phelps – May 30, 2012

Rochester: May 30, 2012 at age 83 years. Predeceased by her parents and brother Malcolm Wade. Survived by her husband of 61 years Charles F. Phelps. Children; David (Margaret) Phelps of Hamden, CT, Karen Phelps of Lakeville, NY, and Robert (Anne Marie) Phelps of Victor, NY. Grandchildren; Ted, Katherine, Elizabeth, Carie, Paul, Jamie, Matthew, Ryan, Nicholas, and Emma. Great Grandchildren; Michael and Owen. Sisters, Jean (Donald) Shaw of Cape Cod, MA and Muriel (Roland) Pyche of Worcester, MA. Brother, Alan (Margaret) Wade also of Worcester. Sister in Law Barbara Wade & Nieces and Nephews.

Louise was born on September 9, 1928 in Worcester, MA to parents William and Frances (Seeley) Wade. She married Charles F. Phelps in 1951 and they had three children. She was a member of the Pittsford Community Church for many years.

Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Service on Friday June 8, 2012 at 3:30pm at St. John’s Home, 150 Highland Avenue, Rochester, NY, where a reception will follow. In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Home, Therapeutic Recreation Program, 150 Highland Ave., Rochester, NY 14620. Arrangements entrusted to the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc. Livonia – Honeoye. To send a condolence and for further information please visit: