Lakeville: August 28, 2014 at home at age 56 years surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his father Theodore Whitford, his sister Linda Kurtz, and brother-in-law James Szczesniak. Survived by his wife of 35 years Debbie Whitford. Children: Mark (Melissa) Whitford of Pittsford, Jason (Caitlin Roat) Whitford of Livonia, Shawn Whitford of Hemlock, Kyle (Amanda Johnson) Whitford of Lakeville. Grandchildren: Maddie Roat, Kian Whitford, and Rhys Whitford. Mother Jean Whitford of Lakeville. Siblings: Theodore (Claudia) Whitford of Virginia, Donna (Jack) Tangen of Brockport, Anne (Bill) Devine of Groveland, Marybeth (Rick) McKeown of W. Henrietta, Pam (Pete) McCabe of Lakeville, Jane (Dave) Konarski of Lakeville, Tim (Cindy) Whitford of Lakeville, Kevin (Lori) Whitford of E. Bethany. Brothers-in-law Dave Kurtz of Geneseo and Richard (Ruby) of Orchard Park, Stephen (Margaret) Szczesniak of Conesus, Jeffery (Jennie) Szczesniak of Conesus. Sisters-in-law Teresa (Jerome) Szaras of Cheektowaga, Marianne (Stephen) Hawkins of Lakeville, Nancy Szczesniak of Conesus. Many nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends.
Mark was the Vice President of Sales for Sweeteners Plus where he worked for over 30 years. He was an active member of the Lakeville Fire Dept., the Livonia Ambulance, and the Swain Ski Patrol.
Friends may call on Monday and Tuesday from 4-8pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 21 Big Tree Street, Rte 15 & 20A, Livonia. Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday at 10:30am at St. Matthew Church, 6591 Richmond Mills Road, Rte 20A, Livonia. A Fireman’s service will be held at the church following the Funeral Mass. Memorial contributions may be made in Mark’s memory to the Livingston County Hospice, 2 Murray Hill Dr., Mt. Morris, NY 14510, Lakeville Fire Dept., PO Box 376, Lakeville, NY 14480, or the Livonia Ambulance, PO Box 8, Livonia, NY 14487. To send a condolence and for further information please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com