David A. Poklinkowski ~ January 30, 2015

Hemlock: January 30, 2015 at age 74. Formerly of Hornell, born October 11, 1940. Predeceased by daughter Nancy, parents Stanley and Helen, brother Roman (Darlene). Survived by his wife of 55 years, Carol. Children; Julie, David, & Mitchel Poklinkowski, Valerie (Melvin) Flynn. Grandsons; Brandon Kilthau and Zachary Flynn. Sister, Catherine. Many nieces & nephews.

Dave was a US Marine and worked 35 years as a Glazier “Local” 677, Rochester.

Private Funeral Services were held at the Kevin W Dougherty Funeral Home, 8624 Main Street, Honeoye, NY, with burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fremont, NY. Memorial contributions to the Richmond Ambulance Fund, PO Box 469, Honeoye, NY 14471. To send a condolence or share a memory please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com

Thomas E. Morey Sr. – January 29, 2015

Avon/Lima: January 29, 2015 at age 75 years. Predeceased by his wife Paula Morey in 2013. Survived by children; Cheryl Culver of Jamestown, Michael (Beverly) Morey of Amtioch, TN, Thomas (Sarah) Morey Jr. of Rochester, Tim (Cheryl) Morey of FL, Katherine Morey of FL. Several grandchildren, siblings; Roger (Sue) Morey of Avon, Janice Morey of Avon, Janet (James) Herko of East Rochester, Phyllis Morey of FL, and Lori (Ramon) Cruz of Avon. Several nieces & nephews.

Tom was born in Richmond, NY (Allen’s Hill) on October 12, 1939 the son of Fred & Jeanette (Darron) Morey. He was employed by the Rush Henrietta School District in the Transportation Department for 32 years. He also was employed by Ryder Trucking Company and Laidlaw Bus Service. Tom also operated the former Morey’s Service Station in East Avon.

Friends are invited to attend services on Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 at 11am at the First Presbyterian Church of Avon (East Avon), 5605 East Avon Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414. Private burial East Avon Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Avon 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: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com

William N. Mosher “Bill” – January 25, 2015

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Livonia: January 25, 2015 at age 42 years. Predeceased by his parents Norman & Mabel (Everett) Mosher. Survived by his wife & best friend Trish Mosher and children; Travis Mosher, Tyson Mosher, Billee Mosher, Christopher (Nicole) Mosher, Megan (Rodd) Mosher-Paddock, Ryan Mosher, and Taylor Tahquette. 2 stepsons; Logan (Alicia) Routly and Alex Routly. 6 grandchildren; Marley, Aliana, Violet, Julius, Isabella, and Conrad. 2 sisters; Patty Mosher of FL and Rena (Bucky) Sliker of AR, 3 brothers; Cory (Mary) Guck, Tim (Barb) Guck, and Casey Guck. Several nieces & nephews, special nephew James Winters, and many other loving family and friends.

Bill was born on January 26, 1972 in Canandaigua, NY to parents Norman & Mabel (Everett) Mosher. He attended Honeoye High School, was a member of the Hemlock Fire Department, and was a past member of Livonia and Conesus Fire Departments. He was a fire police member and assisted with traffic on many occasions. Bill loved the demolition derby, attending Livonia Football games, and watching racing at Limerock & Canandaigua Speedways.

Friends may call Friday, January 30th, from 12noon-2pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 21 Big Tree Street, Rte 20A, Livonia, where services will follow at 2pm. Burial Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Geneseo, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hemlock Fire Dept., PO Box 96, Hemlock, NY 14466. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:
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Jayne I. Pfluke – January 24, 2015

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Livonia: January 24, 2015 at age 79 years. Predeceased by her husband Philip H. Pfluke. Survived by her loving companion, Gerry Henry of Livonia. 2 children; Lori (Anthony) Torres of Stanwood, WA and P. Joseph (Kay) Pfluke of Avon. 5 granddaughters, 5 great-grandchildren, sisters; Mildred Pragle of Dansville and Diane (Peter) Spencer of Conesus. Several nieces & nephews.

Jayne was born in Dansville, NY on November 17, 1935 the daughter of John & Ruth (Krisher) McCanna. Jayne was a retiree of Kayex in Rochester, which is currently General Signal. She also was a member of the Conlon-Mulvaney American Legion Auxiliary Post in Conesus.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 4-8pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 21 Big Tree St., Rte 20A, Livonia, where services will be held on Thursday at 11am. Private burial, G. Arnold Cemetery, Conesus, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to the Conlon-Mulvaney American Legion Post Auxiliary, 6317 Marshall Road, Conesus, NY 14435 or the Livonia Ambulance Fund, PO Box 8, Livonia, NY 14487. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:

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John J. Plail “Jack” – January 23, 2015

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Conesus Lake: January 23, 2015 at age 94 years. Predeceased by his parents Karl & Lucille “Ceil” Plail and his siblings; Gray Plail, Roger Plail, and Cornelia “Corky” Blonder. Survived by his wife Jeanne (Gebauer) Plail of Bath, and children; Marlene Bacik of Bath, John Plail of Conesus Lake, Linda (Ted) LaFrance of Hornell, and Jim Plail of Geneseo. Grandchildren; Justin Bacik, Karl LaFrance, Grant (Lauren) LaFrance, Jonathan (Jennifer) Plail, and Kimberly Springer. Great-Grandchildren; Holly, Autumn, Angelina, and Adam LaFrance. Nieces & nephews, loving family and friends.

Jack was born on June 29, 1920 in Wayland, NY to parents Karl & Lucille (Gray) Plail. He served his county in the US Navy and afterwards attended the University of Illinois where he received his degree in civil engineering. Jack was involved in many career endeavors including; Aircraft Design at Curtiss-Wright in Buffalo, NY and was the Plant Superintendent at Gunlocke in Wayland. In 1962 he designed and built the Swiss Chalet Motel in Bath, NY. He also owned a record store and car dealership. He owned rental property and was a commercial real estate broker, and also loved investing and picking stocks. Jack loved nature, hunting, trapping, fishing, tennis, and was an avid sailboat racer on Conesus Lake. Jack loved going to the different restaurants he was involved in including the Farmer’s Kitchen in Wayland, the Dutch Hollow Restaurant in East Avon, and the Country Kitchen in Hornell.

At the family’s request funeral services will be held privately. Arrangements entrusted to the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., Livonia-Honeoye. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:
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Margaret L. Drews “Peggy” – January 23, 2015

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Henrietta/Conesus: January 23, 2015 peacefully, at age 92 years, surrounded by loving family and the caring staff at the Conesus Lake Nursing Home. She is survived by her daughter Patricia (Jim) Fair of FL and her son John (Donna) Drews of Conesus. Grandchildren; Jimmy, Jennifer, Mike, Julie, John Jr., Kim, and Jeff, and her loving great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Peggy’s Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, January 31st, at 11am at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 6591 Richmond Mills Road, Rte 20A, Livonia. Burial will be held privately. Arrangements entrusted to the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., Livonia-Honeoye. To send a condolence and for further information please: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com

Jean E. Wieder – January 22, 2015

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Jean E. Wieder, formerly of Hamburg NY, passed away on January 22, 2015, at age 95. He had been residing in the Livonia/Honeoye, NY area since 2006. Jean was predeceased by his parents Charles and Henrietta Wieder, and his brother Clayton Wieder. He is survived by his wife Mildred, children Elyse (Daniel) Durkee, Charles (Sharon) Wieder, sister Florence MacKearnin, 6 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Jean was involved with the Boy Scouts from his youth, and later served as a Scout Leader with the Hamburg, NY Troop 506 of the Great Niagara Frontier Council. He was also a Life Member of the NRA. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in memory of Jean to the Boy Scouts of America, or to the NRA, or to The Ugandan Water Project.

A private ceremony will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements were entrusted to the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., Livonia-Honeoye. To send a condolence and for further information please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com

Arlene L. Nowack (Stewart) – January 21, 2015

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Livonia: January 21, 2015, at age 79, Arlene Louise (Stewart) Nowack. Predeceased by her husband, Roy Nowack in 1987, parents James and Marion Stewart, and siblings Carol (Thomas) Gouthro and Larry Stewart. Survived by her son Dana ( Penny) Nowack. Grandaughter, Taylor. brother, James ( Barbara) Stewart. Sisters, Diane Stewart & Donna (Gene) Morsch. Aunt, Esther Sharpe. Sisters-in-law, Dorothy Stewart, Louise Dolliver, Jessie Buckman, Eunice Davidson and Joanne (Doug) Mastin. Several nieces & nephews, cousins and many dear friends.

Arlene was born October 29, 1935 at Genesse Hospital Rochester, NY daughter of James and Marion Waden Stewart. On May 24, 1957 she married Roy Nowack. Arlene was a retiree of the Conesus Post Office, a member of the Livonia Eastern Star, and the Harrison-Lee American Legion Post Auxiliary.

Friends may call Monday 2-4, 6-8 PM at Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, 21 Big Tree St. Routes 15 & 20A, Livonia where services will be held Tuesday at 11 AM. Burial, Union Cemetery, Livonia. Memorial contributions maybe made to the Harrison-Lee American Legion Post Auxiliary,PO Box 214, Livonia,NY 14487 or the Palliative Care Unit Strong, 601 Elmwood Ave. Box 687, Rochester, NY 14642. To send condolences or more information, visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com

Charles J. Wenzel “Chuck” – January 21, 2015

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Nunda, NY/Gibsonia, PA: January 21, 2015 at age 81 years. Formerly a resident of Meridian Road. Predeceased by his parents Eberhardt & Clara (Siebert) Wenzel and his sister Katherine Wenzel. Survived by his children; Douglas (Trish) Wenzel of AZ, Robert (Patricia) Kelly of Nunda, NY, and Faith Kelly of AZ. Grandchildren; Dylan, Savannah, Olivia, Chad (Erica), Brandi, and Justin. Great-Grandchildren; Emily and Kayla. Charles served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. Later in life Charles worked at the Lowes in Richland Township, where he developed many friendships.

At Charles request funeral services will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Corinthian Lodge No. 573, 3579 Masonic Way, Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 or the Mars VFW Post 7505, 331 Mars Valencia Road, Mars, PA 16046. Arrangements entrusted to the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., Livonia-Honeoye. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:
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Leo E. Pendergast – January 17, 2015

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Livonia: January 17, 2015 peacefully at home at age 80 years. Predeceased by his parents Thomas & Agnes Pendergast and his brothers James & John. Survived by his wife of 52 years Carol (Vollmer) Pendergast and children; Christine Pendergast, Thomas Pendergast, and Cheryl (Michael) Whitmarsh all of Livonia. Grandchildren; Tony (Nikki Lee) Whitmarsh, Nicole Whitmarsh, Brendon Pendergast, and Colin Pendergast. Great-granddaughter; Emma Marie Whitmarsh. Nieces, nephews, cousins, and many other friends in the Livonia Community including the Livonia Fire Dept. & the First Presbyterian Church of Livonia.

Leo E. Pendergast was born on December 4, 1934 in Rochester, NY to parents Thomas and Agnes (Costello) Pendergast. He attended St. Boniface grade school, Aquinas High School, and later Monroe Community College. He was a 3.50 student and was on the Dean’s List.

In his younger years Leo worked at Gregory Food Center and had a paper route while in school. He later was a Penitentiary Guard, worked at E.I.DuPont, and retired as a Social Work Administrator at the Lewis Street Center, Rochester, NY, where he worked from 1967-1998. He continued under contract doing same work under Rural Opportunities Inc. (ROI) which then became Pathstone through 2011. Back in 1971 forces joined Lewis Street with Monroe County DSS, Temple B’rith Kodesh, to begin TEMPRO, an Emergency Housing Program to assist victims of fires, domestic violence, or persons in need of emergency housing. This program began with three houses and grew to 13 units. By 2006 this program served 6,000 people and saved Monroe County $5 million.

Leo enjoyed the work he did and was also a foster parent for 10 years. He was a member of the Livonia Fire Department for many years. Leo Joined LVFD in February 1999 and served as Fire Police Captain as well as VP & President. He was the oldest person to complete Firefighter Scene Support, earning an “Atta-boy” Award. He was also awarded the Geo. L. Neidert Fire Police of the Year by Western NY Volunteer Firefighters Association in 2002. He also received the Richard Cox award, ROI Hall of Fame – advocate for homeless in Rochester, NY, the Senior Citizen Award for Livonia, A Certificate of Appreciation from the Native American Cultural Center, and was given the Marathon Man Certificate by the Lewis Street Center.

Friends may call on Friday, January 23rd, from 4-7pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 21 Big Tree St., Rte 15&20A, Livonia. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, January 24th, at 10am at the First Presbyterian Church of Livonia, 3837 Center Street, Livonia Center, NY. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Livonia, PO Box 46, Livonia Center, NY 14488 or the Livonia Fire Dept., PO Box 151, Livonia, NY 14487. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:
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Linda E. Turner – January 15, 2015

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Caledonia/Livonia: January 15, 2015 at age 59 years at the Teresa House, Geneseo. Predeceased by her parents; Gerald & Catherine Turner, and siblings; Howard “Ted” Gorton and Donna Brandow. Survived by her daughter Katie (Ryan) Fiscus of Mumford, grandchildren; Lilly, Amelia “Mia”, and Colton Fiscus. Siblings; Gary (Nancy) Gorton of Mt. Morris, Lynn (Carolyn) Gorton of Canadice, Leigh (Martie) Gorton of Geneseo, Debbie Smith of Pittsford, Jerry (Deanna) Turner of Henrietta. Sister-in-law Sharon Gorton of Hilton, nieces & nephews, aunts & uncles, cousins, and many other loving family and friends.

Linda has always been well known for her courage and good humor in the face of nearly constant medical issues since she was a child. Everyone who has ever met her was given a smile despite the pain she was always experiencing. Since graduating from Livonia Central in 1974, Linda has kept busy. For the past 14 years she has volunteered at Teresa House in Geneseo, and was fortunate to spend her last days in the comfort of this beautiful house surrounded by those she loved. For many years Linda could be found making memories and laughing with her “Crew”, often at Lamoka Lake. Most recently, she has enjoyed spending time with her three beautiful grandchildren.

Friends may call on Sunday, January 25th, from 2-5pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 21 Big Tree St., Rte 15&20A, Livonia. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, January 26th, at 11am at the United Methodist Church of Livonia, 21 Summers St., Livonia. Memorial contributions may be made to Teresa House, 21 Highland Road, Geneseo, NY 14454, Crossroads House, 11 Liberty Street, Batavia, NY 14020, or the Bethany Fire Dept., 5253 Old Telephone Road, East Bethany, NY 14054. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:
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Ernest L. “Ernie” Pestle – January 14, 2015

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Bristol: 81 passed away on January 14th, 2015 at his home. Ernie was born on August 30th, 1933 in Canandaigua NY to the late Leon and Elsie Pestle and predeceased by his stepfather Connie Jones.

Ernie grew up in Bristol, NY and had many careers including beef, dairy farming, construction and later retiring from Honeoye Storage Corporation in 1995. A sweet, thoughtful and caring family man who loved the outdoors. He was an avid hunter who was especially proud of the accomplishments of his four sons and his grand-daughters whether hunting deer or competing in the local sports scene.

He also enjoyed reading, woodworking, walks around the block, Saturday night poker, bowling, golfing and watching sports of all kinds. He especially loved spending time with family and friends at this home in Bristol. He also loved the local sports and could be seen on the sidelines cheering on the Honeoye Bulldogs or the Bloomfield Bombers.

Ernie is survived by his wife Mary of 60 years, four sons David (Linda) Pestle of Virgil NY, Greg (Jeanine) Pestle of Bristol, NY, Scott (Cathy) Pestle of Bristol, NY, Matt (Laurie Beth) Pestle, Liverpool NY, sister Joyce Connelly of Canandaigua, NY. 6 grandchildren Casey Pestle (Billy, Michael Meehan) Lindsey, Taylor, Haley, Kali and Mia Pestle and Linda’s children Katie and Michael Warren. Several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call on Sunday, January 18th from 2:00-5:00 pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc. 8624 main St. Honeoye. A memorial service will be held on Monday, January 19th at 2:00 pm at the Honeoye United Church of Christ 8758 Main St. Honeoye, Rev. Brian Krause officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association , United Church of Christ in Honeoye or to the Bristol Public Library, Canandaigua NY. Arrangements by Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., Livonia-Honeoye. To send a condolence please visit:

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Ronald L. Carlson – January 12, 2015

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BLOOMFIELD – January 12, 2015, at age 71 surrounded by his family. He was predeceased by his parents; Raymond and Edith Carlson; siblings, Raymond and Gerald Carlson. He is survived by his wife Lynn, children Karen Mahoney of Irondequoit, Laura (Gary) Zweig of Bloomfield, Ron Carlson of North Chili, David Carlson of Bloomfield and Kirsten Carlson of Virginia Beach, VA. 7 grandchildren Adam, Geneva, Sam, Zach, Isaiah, Emily and Elyn. 2 great grandchildren Addison and Collin.

Ron worked for Eastman Kodak Company for over 30 years as an electronic technician. He then retired from Kodak and continued to work for various companies. Ron and Lynn would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this April.

Friends may call at the Lima Baptist Church, 1574 Rochester Street, Lima, NY on Saturday, January 24th, from 10-11am where a Celebration of Life Service will follow at 11am, with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the University of Rochester Wilmot Cancer Center, 601 Elmwood Ave., Box 704, Rochester, NY 14642. Arrangements by Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., Livonia-Honeoye. To send a condolence please visit:
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Irene E. Pfuntner – January 11, 2015

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Honeoye: January 11, 2015 at age 93. Predeceased by her husband George in 2007, her parents Walter and Carrie Crooks Cratsley, and siblings; Helen Beach and George Cratsley, Leslie Cratsley and Earl Cratsley. Survived by her son and daughter in-law Leon and Theresa Pfuntner of Hemlock. Grandson Randy Canute of Springwater. Twin brothers Arthur (Priscilla) Cratsley of East Bloomfield and Alfred (Jane) Cratsley of Canadice, several nieces and nephews.

Irene was born January 27, 1921 in Canadice, the daughter of Walter and Carrie Crooks Cratsley. An avid gardener she enjoyed spending her time in her flower gardens. She was a great baker who enjoyed making wedding cakes. Irene also looked forward to family get together’s where she would cook and entertain for the entire family.

Friends may call Wednesday January 14th from 4-8 pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home 8624 Main St. Rte 20A Honeoye, NY. Funeral service will be held Thursday January 15th 12:00 noon at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 320 S. Pearl St. Canandaigua, NY. Burial Lakeview Cemetery, Honeoye. Memorial contributions may be made to the Richmond Ambulance Fund, PO Box 469 Honeoye, NY 14471. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:

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William J. Caputo – January 9, 2015

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Livonia: January 9, 2015 at age 60 years. Survived by his wife Elaine, son Joseph Caputo, sisters Louise Hoffere, Linda Banning, several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by son William “Billy” Jr. and his mother Jane McGuire.

Friends may call Tuesday, January 13th, from 5-7 pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 21 Big Tree Street, Rtes 15 & 20A, Livonia. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 7:00 pm following calling.

Memorial contributions may be made to Palliative Care Program University of Rochester Medical Center 601 Elmwood Ave. Box 687 Rochester, NY 14642. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:
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Thomas E. Cochrane – January 7, 2015

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Avon: Thomas E. Cochrane, 81 years of Hal-Bar Road, Avon died January 7, 2015, at Strong Memorial Hospital. Predeceased by his wife Margaret “Peggy” in 2011, his parents Wilford and Elizabeth Cochrane. Survived by his children Daniel (Deborah) Cochrane, Kathleen (Dale) Cruickshank, Laurie (William) Schreiber, Timothy Cochrane, Michael (Emily) Cochrane and David (Tovah) Cochrane. 14 grandchildren, Seth, Nicholas, Michael, Billy, Katie, Tommy, Steven, Elizabeth, Ellen, Christopher, Sean, Ellyse, Josh and Emma. His faithful dog “Murphy”, several nieces and nephews. Tom served his country in the U.S. Army.

Tom was born September 13, 1933 in Avon. A life long member of St. Agnes Church, he served on the parish council. He was a former member of the Avon Rotary Club, Avon Fire Department, Pumper Company and a founding member of the Avon Cotillion. Tom was very active in Boy Scouting in Avon, serving in many different capacities over the years. He also was a long time coach in the Avon Little League. Tom was one of the original founders of Rochester Consumer Credit Counseling. Tom was the proud owner and operator of Cochrane’s Cove in Avon.

Friends may call Friday, January 9th, from 3-7 pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 21 Big Tree Street, Rtes 15 & 20A, Livonia. Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, January 10th at 10:00 am at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 108 Prospect St., Avon, NY. Burial, St. Agnes Cemetery, Avon, with Full Military Honors. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Agnes School 60 Park Place Avon, NY 14414. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:
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The Honorable Ronald A. Cicoria ~ January 7, 2015

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Caledonia: January 7, 2015 at age 74 years. Predeceased by his parents Anthony & Helen (Cera) Cicoria. Survived by his wife of 48 years Judith (Smith) Cicoria, and children: Jason (Jennifer) Cicoria of PA, Amy (Ken) Cicoria-Gorton of Geneseo, and Ronald Jr. (Nicole) Cicoria of Syracuse; grandchildren: Giovanni and Mia. Siblings: Gary (Linda) Cicoria of Caledonia and Laurie Cicoria-Amorese of York. Many beloved nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, cousins, and many other loving family and friends.

Ron was a graduate of Madison High School, Rochester, NY: SUNY Geneseo in 1965: and graduated from Albany Law School in 1968. He served his country in the United States Coast Guard Reserve from 1959-1967. He was a private practice attorney, worked in the Monroe County Public Defender’s Office, and the Livingston County District Attorney’s office, serving as an ADA and the DA from 1971-1975. In 1975 he ran for the Office of County Court Judge. He was elected Livingston County Court Judge in 1976 and was the longest serving Judge in New York State, serving the county for 30 years. He was an avid, well-respected horseman who participated in the Genesee Valley Hunt, trail riding in New York and Tennessee, and was an advisor to the Livingston County Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol.

Friends may call on Sunday, January 11th, from 2-5pm at the Livingston County Court House, 2 Court Street, Geneseo, NY. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, January 12th, at 10am at SUNY Geneseo Wadsworth Auditorium, Geneseo, NY. Burial will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the Caledonia Ambulance, PO Box 3, Caledonia, NY 14423. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:
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Victor E. Thayer – January 7, 2015

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Honeoye/Livonia: January 7, 2015 at age 78 years. Predeceased by his first wife Phyllis Blair Thayer. Survived by his wife Rachel Harris Thayer; children Alice (Tom) Mann of Honeoye, Victor (Amy) Thayer of Mendon, Harold (Robyn) Harris of Lima, Joann (John) King of Lakeville, Scott (Peggy) Harris of Honeoye, Todd (Lin) Harris of Pittsford. 11 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Victor “Vic” was born October 21, 1936 in Pennsylvania. He enlisted in the Army at a young age. That is where he learned to drive tractor trailer. He continued to drive truck as his lively hood for the rest of his life. He eventually retired from Saint Johnsbury Trucking Company. The retirement did not last long as he was not one to sit still. He picked up many jobs driving until he landed a job driving a tow truck for his beloved friend Mike. Rain or shine he would be out helping people because no one could do it as well as he could.

He had a few hobbies including wood working. He was an avid reader and followed car racing. He really enjoyed sprint car racing. He even raced stock cars earlier in his life. He had a great sense of humor and loved to share jokes.

He had a big heart, he loved his family and always was happiest when he was with one of his kids. He was a loving gentle husband and always put his family first. He welcomed each new grandchild with bragging rights. He encouraged his children to follow their dreams even if it took them away from him. Best of all he was he was my dad even though he did not have to be.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 29th at 11am at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 8624 Main Street, Rte 20A, Honeoye, NY. Burial, West Bloomfield Cemetery, with Full Military Honors. Memorial contributions may be made to National Parkinson Foundation, Greater Rochester Chapter PO Box 23204 Rochester, NY 14692. To send a condolence and for further information please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com

Debra A. Lynk (Klimczak) “Debby” – January 2, 2015

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Avon/Mt. Morris: January 2, 2015 at age 48 years. Predeceased by her parents Leo Klimczak & JoAnn Klimczak-Phillips. Survived by children; Chester VanDurme, Stacey Bush, Stephen VanDurme, Barbara “Barbie” Lynk-Cooke, Jennifer Lynk-Cooke, and Sabrina Carey-Cooke. Siblings; Pauline (Gene) Gunter, Danny Klimczak, Victoria Klimczak, Freddy (Diane) Spoon, Diana Klimczak, and Michelle (Christopher) Phillips-Pendleton. Grandchildren; Juliet Rose and Matthew Jon Eckam, Robert Bush, and Brian Bush. Nieces, nephews, and many other family and friends.

Friends may call on Tuesday, January 6th, from 11am-1pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., Rte 15 & 20A, Livonia, where services will follow at 1pm. Burial East Avon Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities of Livingston County, 34 E. State St., Mt. Morris, NY 14510 or Happy Tails Humane Society, 2976 County Road 48, Canandaigua, NY 14424. To send a condolence and for further information please visit:
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