Michael J. Quinn ~ November 30, 2014


Salem, OR/Bristol, NY: November 30, 2014 at age 51 years. Loving son, brother and uncle, predeceased by father Tom and brother Danny. Survived by mother Phyllis of Bristol, NY. Siblings Kathy (Steve) Cromwell of Sudbury, MA; Greg (Jean) Quinn of Maiden, NC; Peggy (Robb) Mack of Canandaigua, NY; and John (Jill) of Atkinson, NH. Nieces and nephews: Brittany, Erin, Ryan, Kara, Anne and Jack. Aunts & uncle, cousins, and friends.

“Quinner” was born in Lompoc, CA as the oldest of six children. Mike especially loved camping and hiking in state and national parks enjoying the beauty of nature. Mike called several states home including California, New York, Colorado, and Oregon and visited 49 of the 50 states. He was an avid sports fan with a particular love for the Anaheim Angels.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, December 8th, at 10:30am at St. Mary’s Church, 8961 Main Street, Honeoye, NY. A Reception will follow in the community room. Burial will be in the Whitehaven Memorial Park, Pittsford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the US Forest Service’s Plant-A-Tree Program in Mike’s name, their website can be found at www.fs.fed.us. To send a condolence and for further information please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com

Henry W. Burk – November 25, 2014


Conesus Lake: November 25, 2014 at age 75 years. Predeceased by parents Henry & Alice Burk and his brother Ronald Burk. Survived by his wife of 53 years Geraldine (Masten) Burk. Children; Janet (Bill) Povey of Shrewsbury, NJ, Susan (Kevin) Crosson of Arkport, Henry (Jill) Burk of Port Washington, NY. Grandchildren; Katie, Nicole, and Jack Povey, Kevin, Samantha, and Steven Crosson, and Brandon Burk. Sister Margaret Flomer of Danville, PA. Nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Henry was born on September 27, 1939 in the Bronx, NY to parents Henry & Alice (Wills) Burk. Henry married Geraldine (Masten) Burk in 1961 and they started their family. They lived in Port Washington, NY for over 25 years. In 1979 Henry started Phoenix Color in Long Island City. He was a part owner and senior vice president until his retirement in 1997. He was a Mason in the Paumanok-Port Washington Lodge # 0855 for over 35 years. Henry loved hunting, golfing, and he was an avid fan of the NY Yankees, the Giants, and the Rangers. Above all Henry loved and enjoyed spending time with Geri, their children, and grandchildren.

Family and friends may call on Friday, November 28th, from 2-4 & 6-8pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 21 Big Tree Street, Rte 15 & 20A, Livonia, where services will be held on Saturday at 11am. Burial Union Cemetery in Scottsburg. Memorial contributions may be made to the Livonia Ambulance, PO Box 8, Livonia, NY 14487. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:

Michael D. Burgess Sr. “Mike” – November 25, 2014


Groveland/Deland, FL: November 25, 2014 at age 67 years. Predeceased by his parents Glenn “Bud” & Virginia Burgess and his brother Tony Burgess. Survived by sons; Michael (Denise) Burgess of Deland, Fl and Matthew (Kim) Burgess of Groveland. Grandchildren; Kyra and Chase Burgess. Siblings; Glenn “Spud” Burgess of Fillmore and Judy (Charlie) Gardner of Pike. Nieces & nephews, cousins, lifelong friend John Oakley of Leesburg, FL, many friends in NY and FL.

Mike was born on February 2, 1947 in Fillmore, NY to parents Glenn & Virginia (Eldridge) Burgess. He owned Mike’s Auto Repair & Sales in Lakeville, NY until 1989. He later moved to Deland, FL and started MDB Express Auto Transport. He was an avid car collector, loved motorcycles, ATV’s, and being outdoors. He loved his family and friends, especially his granddaughters.

Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life Gathering on Saturday, November 29th, at 1pm at Mike’s home, 4703 Wise Road, Groveland. Arrangements entrusted to the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., Livonia-Honeoye. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:

Elsie H. (Volk) Sonricker ~ November 22, 2014

Attica: Elsie H. (Volk) Sonricker, 91 years of Attica passed away November 22, 2014 at Wyoming County Hospital in Warsaw, NY. Prior to being admitted to the hospital, she was a resident of the Cloisters in Warsaw.

She was born January 14, 1923 in Perrysburg, NY daughter of the late Adam Volk and Catherine Miller and step mother Julia Volk.

Elsie came to Attica with her family in the 4th grade. She went to school with the love of her life, Jim, married and raised their family on the family farm on Sonricker Road. She will always be remembered as a wonderful Wife, Mother and Grandmother. She will also be remembered for her wonderful veggie gardens, canning, baked beans, apple pies, and especially her ability to feed whomever showed up at her door at any given time. Elsie was the “Finisher” and business agent for the family maple syrup business, and was also a school bus driver and 4-H Leader.

Surviving are her three Children, James (Carole) Sonricker of Leicester, Robert (JoAnne) Sonricker of Attica and Susan (Harold) Kennedy of Attica. Nine Grand Children, many Great and Great-Great Grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Sister-in-law of George and Betty Sonricker and Helen Rudolph Miller of Attica and Helen Rivard of Rhinebeck
She was predeceased by her husband of 70 years, Jim Sonricker in 2011, and by her Sisters and brothers in law: Grace (John) Marchand and Joyce (Art) Ackler.

Step siblings and spouses Charlotte (Randall) Brumelle and Bernard (Olive) Taylor.

There are no calling hours. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family at a later date, burial in Forest Hill Cemetery in Attica.

Memorials may be made to Crossroads House, PO Box 403, Batavia, NY 14020 and Stevens Memorial Library, 146 Main Street, Attica, NY 14011.

Arrangements entrusted to the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Livonia – Honeoye. For further information or to send a condolence please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com

Dale K. Duffy – November 21, 2014


Honeoye/West Bloomfield: November 21, 2014 at age 70 years. Predeceased by his wife Jane M. Duffy on October 14, 2014, his parents Ogden & Mildred (Swingle) Duffy, and his brothers Douglas and David Duffy. Survived by children; Lynn Duffy of Hopewell, Dale J. (Sara) Duffy of Newark, and Laurie Blair of PA. Siblings; Dan (Sharon) Duffy of NB, Daryl (Gloria) Duffy of West Bloomfield, Deborah (Paul) DePascale of Scottsville, and sisters-in-law; Judy Duffy of Canandaigua and Marie Duffy of Honeoye. Grandchildren; John Keiser, Hope Taylor, Derrick Duffy, Jenna Duffy, and Josh, Donny, Daryl, and Jeffrey Blair, great-grandson Aiden Keiser. Also survived by many nieces & nephews, cousins, extended family, and friends.

Dale was born on November 13, 1944 to parents Ogden & Mildred (Swingle) Duffy. Dale was born and raised in West Bloomfield, NY and after school he served his country in the US Air Force. Dale was a truck driver and worked at the former Beverage Transport in Bloomfield, NY. Dale loved animals and especially loved his dog Buddy. Dale married Jane in 1986 and were married for over 28 years. They both enjoyed country music, dancing, and good times together.

A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, December 7th, 2014 at 1pm at the West Bloomfield Congregational United Church of Christ, 9035 Rte 5 & 20, West Bloomfield, NY 14585. Rev. Corey Keyes will be officiating. Memorial Contributions may be made in Dale’s Memory to the West Bloomfield Congregational UCC at the address above. Arrangements entrusted to the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., Livonia-Honeoye. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:

Scott Allen Bodine ~ November 20, 2014

Crossville,TN/Lakeville: Scott A. Bodine, 48 years, of Crossville, TN, formerly of Lakeville, NY, passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014, peacefully at his home following an extended illness. He was born January 31, 1966 in Batavia. He was predeceased by his brother Stuart in 1972.

Scott is survived is survived by his wife, Lucille Austin Sprandel; his parents, Laura & William Woodruff; brother, Thomas Newcomb (Lois Baker). His Aunts, Liz Bodine of FL & Shirley Donohue of Rochester. Uncle Ron of FL. Many cousins, nieces, & nephews. 2 step-sisters, Michelle Wethington & Cheryl Baker both of Rochester. Many friends including Julie Witzel, Mary Rogers, Lana Johnson, Dennis Finke, Bill & Carol Wetherwax.

Friends are invited to his Memorial Service, Saturday, December 6, 2014, 11 AM at Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. 21 Big Tree St., Routes 15 & 20A, Livonia, NY. Memorials to the Heart Association, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005 or the National Kidney Foundation, 310 Packett’s Landing, Fairport, NY 14450. To send condolences, please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com

Linda K. Yantachka (Weinhart) – November 18, 2014


Livonia: On November 18, 2014, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family and close friends. Predeceased by her husband Joseph Yantachka Jr., her parents, Dolores and Gerard Weinhart and her sister Patricia DePerna. Linda is survived by daughter Lisa (Patrick “PJ”) McMahon, son Joseph III (Sarah) Yantachka, and daughter Cyndi (Fred) Moolekamp. Grandchildren Aubree and Keslee Yantachka and Sophia Moolekamp, brother Thomas Weinhart and sister Barbara (Weinhart) Terry. Remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbors and close friends, especially Joe and Leah Murphy and the Burgett family.

Linda devoted her entire life to making her children and grandchildren’s lives more fun on every holiday and every day in between. Her energy was poured into building the Partyman Catering with her son and family. No one could keep up with her pace and the world will never be as clean, well fed or organized in her absence especially at Camp Stella Maris.

The family will receive guests on Friday, November 21st, from 4-7 PM at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. 21 Big Tree Street, Rtes 15 & 20A Livonia. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, November 22nd, at 10:30am at St Matthew Church, 6591 Richmond Mills Rd, Route 20A, Livonia. Interment immediately following mass, Oak Ridge Cemetery, South Livonia. A reception will be held in the Susan Dougherty Community Room. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to The Livonia Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 151, Livonia, NY 14487. For further information or to send a condolence, please visit:

Emma Jane Seager (VanCise) “Nonnie” – November 16, 2014

Bath: Emma J. Seager formerly of Savona, NY passed away on November 16, 2104 at age 96 years at the Taylor Health Facility surrounded by her loving family. Emma was born in Mercedes, TX on November 9, 1918 to parents Levi & Felipa (Garcia) VanCise. She married Leon R. Seager in 1936 and he predeceased her in 1993. She was retired from Westinghouse in Bath, NY. She was a member of the Wednesday “Sewing” Circle for many years. Emma was a long time member of the Church of the Good Shepard in Savona, NY. She is survived by her children; Jerry Seager of Mocksville, NC, and Phyllis (Stuart) Davidson of Easton, PA. Sisters; Lillian Myers, Annie Westrup, Josephine VanCise, and Nancy VanCise, all of Texas. 8 grandchildren; Roxanne (Randy) McDaniel, LuAnne (Larry) Brooks, Colleen (Brian) Pitts, all of Mocksville, NC, Tammy (Terry) Harding of Bethlehem, PA, Terri (Craig) Gillow of Bethlehem, PA, Craig (Cheryl) Davidson of Nazareth, PA, BethAn (Chris) Parulski-Seager of Bath, and Jennifer Walters also of Bath. 17 Great-grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren. Sister-in-law Beatrice Whitehead of Bath and several nieces & nephews. Predeceased by her daughter-in-law Margo Seager in 2009, her great-grand daughter Kimberly Gillow in 2009, her daughter-in-law Polly Seager in 2011, her son David James Seager in 2013, her brothers Frank and Bobby VanCise.

Friends may call on Wednesday, November 19th, from 12noon-1pm at the Church of The Good Shepard, 33 Church Street, Savona, NY where Emma’s Funeral Service will follow at 1pm. Rev. Lynne Sharp will be the Celebrant. Burial will follow at Seamans Cemetery, Savona, NY. Memorial Contributions may be made in Emma’s memory to the Kimmy Gillow Scholarship Fund, 4012 Suncrest Lane, Bethlehem, PA 18020. Arrangements entrusted to the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., Livonia-Honeoye. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:

Betty J. English – November 13, 2014


Perry: Unexpectedly on November 13, 2014 at age 71 years. She is predeceased by her parents; Ned & Bernice (O’Dell) Mix and her brother Gary Mix. Survived by her children: Timothy (Candy Lee) Moynihan of FL, Paul (Lorene) Silsby of FL, Paula (Brian) Martin of OR, and Maureena Silsby of AZ. Grandchildren; Ronin Matson-Moynihan, Atticus Matson-Moynihan, Madigan Matson-Moynihan, Savannah Matson, James Raab, Cassandra Silsby, Tosha Martin, Tara Martin, Brianna Silsby, Jadeen Silsby, and Jayce Pienna. Siblings; Phyllis (Charles) Coleman, Marge (James) Stidd, Ralph Mix, Richard (Debbie) Mix, and Mary (Roni) Conroy and several nieces & nephews, cousins, and friends.

Mother: Different from any other. Who was loved by everyone, full of life, Joy, and her life was one you wanted to be a part of, everyone she gave from the heart.

Betty was born on September 6, 1943 in Hornell NY. She went to school in Greenwood NY. She earned her certificate in cosmetology. She lived in Perry, NY with her family and then moved to Tucson, AZ. She eventually moved back to Perry and made her home. Betty had a deep love for her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, her brothers and sisters, and communicated with them every day. She loved to dance, go out to eat, going to the ocean and seeing the beach. Above all she had a love for her God Jehovah. Through her knowledge of her God and the scriptures, Betty believed in a resurrection, and that she will live forever on a paradise earth. Betty dedicated her life to her God Jehovah which impelled her to share her future hope with anyone who would listen and up into her death was a member of the Mt.Morris congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Until the paradise we will miss you – Mom, grandmother, sister, aunt.

A Memorial Service for Betty will be held on Saturday, November 22nd, at 2pm at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1721 Rte 20A, Leicester, NY. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:

Pearl M. Rowley – November 7, 2014


Honeoye/St. Petersburg, FL: November 7, 2014 at age 87. Predeceased by her husband Vincent A. Rowley in 2009, her parents Alice & Dexter Grouse, and siblings; Minnie Keenan, Shirley Englert, and Frederick Grouse. Survived by children; Beverly Roberts of Rochester, Stephen (Gale Onderdonk) Rowley of Honeoye, Vincent (Patricia) Rowley Esq., and Bonnie Rowley both of FL. Grandchildren; Matthew (Kim) Roberts, Victoria (Ezra Bereziuk) Roberts, Sarah (Tom) Morey, Chad (LaNelle) Rowley, Dr. Vincent (Sorraya) Rowley, Andrea (Dr. Nathan) Miller, Justin Rowley, and Spencer (Shelicia) Rowley. 8-great grandchildren, sisters; Francis O’Brien and Virginia (Ivan) Mastin, nieces, nephews, son-in-law Wayne Roberts, and sister-in-law Arlene Grouse.

Pearl was born on June 25, 1926 in Springwater, NY to parents Dexter and Alice (Pragle) Grouse. She worked at the Kodak Hawkeye Plant during WWII where she helped build the Norden Bomb Sites which were used in the bombing missions over Germany. She worked at the soda fountain at the former Darling’s Department Store in Honeoye, she partnered with her husband to build the Mobil gas station in Honeoye, she co-owned “R-Jeans” with her daughter-in-law Pat, and also worked at the cafeteria at FF Thompson Hospital. Pearl also worked at Crossman Arms in Bloomfield for several years. Pearl was a life-long member of the Eastern Star Chapter 350 in Honeoye, NY. Pearl adored her children and grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, November 22nd, at 2pm at the Honeoye United Church of Christ, 8758 Main Street, Honeoye. A reception will follow at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Honeoye Order of the Eastern Star, PO Box 92, Honeoye, NY 14471. Arrangements handled by the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., Livonia-Honeoye. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:

Geraldine M. Bird (Vangalio) “Gerry” – November 5, 2014


Geneseo/Livonia: November 5, 2014 at age 68 years. Predeceased by her father Joseph Vangalio and grandson Brett Bird. Survived by children; Brian (Bobby Jo) Bird of Mt. Morris, Alicia (Matt) Gascon of Livonia, and Arica (Michael) Bernard of Livonia. Grandchildren; Breanna, Brandy, Brent, and Bethani Bird, Matthew and Anna Gascon, Abigail and Avery Bernard, and great-grandson Brantley Bird, her mother Carmela Vangalio of AZ, siblings; Marianne Vangalio of AZ and Nancy Jo Vangalio of the Netherlands. Aunts; Margaret Vangalio of Geneseo and Carolyn (Norm) Kilbourne of Brockport.

Geraldine “Gerry” was born on July 30, 1946 in Warsaw, NY to parents Joseph & Carmela (Conora) Vangalio. Gerry attended the convent, Our Lady of the Rosary, in her early years. She married Elmer Bird in 1970 and they had 3 children which she cared for.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, November 15th, at 11am at St. Mary’s Church, 4 Avon Road, Geneseo, NY 14454. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Geneseo. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in her memory to St. Mary’s Church at the address above. Arrangements entrusted to the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Livonia-Honeoye. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:

Patricia Swingle “Pat” – November 4, 2014

Honeoye: November 4, 2014 at age 75 years. Predeceased by her husband James Swingle in 1991. Survived by her children; Suzanne (Kaoru) Miyazato of Naples, Sandy (Gary) Hubble, and Daniel (Shannon) Swingle both of Honeoye. Grandchildren; James (Angela) Bashford, Cpl. Joseph Miyazato, Michael Miyazato, Kyle Hubble, Trevor Hubble, Courtney (Zach) Swingle, James Swingle, Scott Swingle, and great-grandson James Swingle. Brother Richard (Pat) Boyd, nieces & nephews, cousins, and friends.

Patricia was born on October 9, 1939 at home in Honeoye, NY to parents Edward & Edith (Plain) Boyd. Later in life Edith “Edie” was married to Joseph Karins who was an important part of the family. Pat is predeceased by her parents and siblings, Joanne Parker and Jack Boyd. She was a lifetime resident of Honeoye and a retiree of Ledco in Hemlock, NY.

Funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Interment Lakeview Cemetery, Honeoye. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospeace House, PO Box 343, Naples, NY 14512 or the Richmond Ambulance, PO Box 469, Honeoye, NY 14471. Arrangements entrusted to the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., Livonia-Honeoye. To send a condolence and for further information please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com

Andrew Clements Long – November 3, 2014


Castle Hayne, NC/Conesus Lake: Andrew Clements Long, age 27, of Castle Hayne, North Carolina, formerly of Conesus Lake, New York, died unexpectedly of cardiac arrest on Monday, November 3, 2014 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He was born the son of Andrew and Victoria (Clapp) on May 30, 1987 in Rochester, NY. He graduated from Colgate University in Hamilton, NY in 2009 with a BA in Chemistry and a Minor in Applied Mathematics. He married Katharine Clare Van Cleve on September 23, 2011. He was employed as a chemist at Quality Chemical Laboratories in Wilmington, North Carolina.

He is survived by his loving wife Katie, his parents Andy and Vicki Long of Conesus Lake, brother David Long of Albany, NY. He is also survived by his paternal grandmother Joanne Keller Long, uncles Lawrence (Mary) Long of California, Francis (Mare) Long of Colorado and Harold (Laurie) and David Clapp (Linda) of Minnesota. He is also survived by his aunts Laurie Marcum (Bill) of Colorado and Ellie Clapp (Jon Pincus) of Rochester, NY, Louise Connell (Terry), Lynn Layton (Chuck) of Florida. Andrew is survived by several cousins whom he adored. He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents Eleanor Little Clapp and Charles Gillman Clapp, and his much adored paternal grandfather H. David Long.

Andrew is also survived by Katie’s loving parents, Martha and Paul Van Cleve of Lumberton, NJ, and Katie’s siblings Sarah, Michael, Laila and David Skarbowski.

Andrew’s life with Katie was filled with love, fun and lots of adventures. He enjoyed traveling with family and friends. He enjoyed sailing, skiing, sledding, snowboarding, scuba diving, water skiing and sight seeing. Andrew also enjoyed camping with Katie, dog Pepper and friends on the beach in Wilmington. Andrew especially enjoyed spending time with his brother and discussing chemistry together. He loved sports, including the Florida Marlins, the Philadelphia Phillies, and the Philadelphia Eagles, watching the World Series, playing video games, and watching movies with his wife. He loved learning, and had an amazing knowledge of all sorts of trivia.

Friends may call Sunday from 1 to 4 pm at the JOHN W. MARTIN FUNERAL HOME, 37 Chapel St. (Route 408), Mt. Morris, NY. A funeral mass will be held Monday at St. Patricks Church at 10am. Interment will be at the Union Cemetery in Scottsburg.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Andrew’s memory to: Carolina Donor Services, 3621 Lyckan Parkway, Durham, North Carolina (at carolinadonorservices.org, under the Donor Families section). Andrew strongly believed in organ donation, and his heart, liver, and kidneys were donated to save the lives of others.

Andrew’s family would love to hear your stories about Andrew and see photos. Please visit the website: www.forevermissed.com/andrew-clements-long.

The family is being assisted by Willian C. D’Angelo and Kevin W. Dougherty funeral directors. To send condolences or for further information, please visit www.johnwmartinfuneralhome.com : Mount Morris, New York (NY).