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Obituaries published the week of March 7, 2002
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Keith A. Barber
Keith A. Barber, 43, of York, died March 2, 2002 at the Livingston County Skilled Nursing Facility in Mt. Morris after a long illness. Keith was born Sept. 25, 1958 in Batavia to Lawrence and Viola (Johnson) Barber. He worked as a pressman for Specialized Printed Forms in Caledonia. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and snowmobiles and spending time with his many friends. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Louis Martes of Puerto Rico; several aunts, uncles, cousins, niece and nephew, and many dear friends. His parents, Lawrence and Viola Barber predeceased him. Friends may call Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. at the Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 West Main St., Caledonia, where his Funeral Service will be held Thursday at 11:00 A.M. Interment will be held at Mumford Rural Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Crossroads, House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, NY 14021.
Wilhelmina H. Collamer
Wilhelmina H. (Billie Zimmerman) Collamer, 102, of 201 Scott St., Wayland, died March 3, 2002, at Hornell Gardens in Hornell, N.Y. after a long illness. Billie was born Nov. 3, 1899, in Wayland, the daughter of Peter H. and Emilia Conrad Zimmerman and was a life resident of the Wayland area. She operated Billies Shoppe for a number of years in Wayland and prior to that was a telephone operator in Wayland. She was a communicant of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and she was the oldest alumni of St. Joseph's School in Wayland. She was predeceased by her two husbands, Fred Riley and Charles Collamer, four brothers, Victor, Emanuel, Harold and Peter Zimmerman, four sisters, Madge, Beatrice, Marion and Burnetta Zimmerman. She is survived by three nieces, Marion Zimmerman of Buffalo, Kay DeAngelo of Albuquerque, N.M. and Marge (Donald) Fahrenholz of Seneca Falls, N.Y.; two nephews, Jake (Sue) Zimmerman of Albuquerque, N. M. and Victor (Pat) Zimmerman of St. Louis; 20 grand nieces and nephews including Susan Rainwater, M.D. and Ann Grippa, both of Hornell. Friends may call 7-9 Wednesday at the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St., in Wayland. A prayer service will be conducted at 10:15 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Wayland.
Carrie J. (Alaimo) D'Angelo
Carrie J. (Alaimo) D'Angelo, 87, of 39 W. Main St., Avon, died March 1, 2002, at the Livingston County Skilled Nursing Facility in Geneseo. She was born the daughter of Carmello and Philomena (Costanza) Alaimo on March 22, 1914, in Cuylerville. She married Dominick D'Angelo on June 30, 1932. She and Dominick owned and operated D'Angelo's Five and Dime Store in Avon from 1932 until her retirement in 1970. She was a member of St. Agnes Church in Avon and the Rosary Society of St. Agnes. She is survived by her son Charles W. (Mickey Wood) D'Angelo of Batavia; daughter-in-law Gladys (Cole) D'Angelo of Avon; grandsons, Philip (Mary) D'Angelo Jr. of Warsaw, William (Lisa) D'Angelo of Mt. Morris and Robert (Dawn) D'Angelo of Fairport and Kevin Dougherty of Livonia; granddaughters, Holly D'Angelo of Lockport, Valerie D'Angelo of Arizona and Julie D'Angelo of Rochester; 11 great grandchildren, Erin and Marisa Bailey and Leanna Dunlap, all of Lockport, Ryan, Deanna and Shannon Dougherty of Livonia, Philip III, Catherine and Jonathan D'Angelo, all of Warsaw; Emily and William D'Angelo, both of Mt. Morris; two sisters-in-law, Angelina (John) Temperato of Avon and Victoria D'Angelo of Caledonia; nieces, nephews and friends including Bob and Shirley Carney of Avon. She was predeceased by her husband Dominick on Aug. 14, 2001, son Dr. Philip D. D'Angelo on March 10, 2001, daughter-in-law Camille Patti D'Angelo on Oct. 8, 1998 and granddaughter Susan D'Angelo-Dougherty on March 7, 1997. Friends called Monday at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., 21 Big Tree St. in Livonia. Funeral Mass was held Tuesday at St. Agnes Church in Avon with the Rev. Michael Brown officiating. Interment, St. Agnes Cemetery in Avon. Memorials may be made to the Dr. Philip D. D'Angelo/Susan D'Angelo-Dougherty Memorial Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 59, Livonia NY 14487 or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Association, 277 Alexander St., Rochester NY 14607.
Richard H. Daily
Richard H. Daily, 89, a retired vice president and director of personnel for M and G Convoy Inc. in Buffalo, died March 4, 2002 at Livingston County Skilled Nursing Facility in Geneseo. Mr. Daily resided at Foggy Bottom Farm on Lima Road in Geneseo prior to his entry into the Skilled Nursing Facility in August 2001. He is survived by his wife Majean Duff Daily; daughter Beverly (Gary) Least of Geneseo; son John Robert (Barbara) Daily of Delevan, N.Y.; grandchildren, Jason and Jenniffer Daily, Ann Daily, Tarrynn (Richard) Hilmire and Gary Least II. He was preceded in death by his son Richard Duff Daily. He was born July 8, 1912 in Mattoom, Ill., the son of Ross and Birdina (Henton) Daily. He was a graduate of Eastern Illinois University and received his Master's Degree from New York University. Graveside services will be held in the Oakwood Cemetery, East Aurora, N.Y. at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to the Geneseo Ambulance Fund, Box 428, Geneseo NY 14454. Ref: Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, Inc., 111 Main St., Geneseo.
Marie C. Fox
Marie C. Fox, 80, of East Lake Road, Livonia, died suddenly Feb. 27, 2002, in Fort Myers at Lee Memorial Health System. She was born the daughter of John and Frances Murphy Moroney on Oct. 23, 1921 in Auburn, N.Y. She was an active member of St. Joseph's Church in Livonia and its Tuesday morning prayer group. She was a former member of Sacred Heart Cathedral in Rochester and past president and member of its Holy Rosary Society. Mrs. Fox was a graduate of now SUNY Oswego and taught for several years prior to her marriage. She was a member of the Professional Girl Scouts Organization in Rochester. She was predeceased by her brother John Jack Moroney. Mrs. Fox's main priority throughout her life was caring for and loving her husband and all of her family. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Francis Frank F. Fox Jr. of Livonia; her five sons, Neil of Dallas, Texas, William (Deborah) of Pace, Fla., Gregory (Jan) of Fairport, Francis E. Emmett Fox III of Penfield, John (Anna) of Rochester; two daughters, Mary (Peter) Langworthy of Penfield and Theresa (Mark) Lehman of Brockport; 15 grandchildren, Shelly, Matthew, Todd, Paige, Kaly, Patrick, Michael and Brian Fox, Donald and Kerry Langworthy, Jacob, Danielle Marie Lehman, Julie, Ari and Andre Rivera; three great grandchildren; sister Frances (Clark) Whited of Brockport; brother William (Josephine) Moroney of Wenham, MA; several cousins, nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Friends may call Thursday 2-4, 7-9 at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., Route 15, Livonia. Her Funeral Mass will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church, with the Rev. John H. Hayes officiating. Burial, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rochester. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the St. Joseph's Church Building Fund, Box 77, Livonia NY 14487 or the Livonia Food Pantry.
Ethel M. Iler
Ethel M. Iler, 87, of Avon, died February 26, 2002. She was born Jan. 27, 1915, in Keating Summit, Pa., the daughter of Charles and Mabel (Kuhn) Gilbert. A Christian lady active in the Methodist and Episcopal Churches in earlier years, Ethel was a retiree of Rochester Telephone Corporation. She enjoyed music from Lawrence Welk to the Grand Ole Opry, Christian Music and hymns. She also enjoyed traveling prior to health problems. She is survived by her son, Johnny John E. Iler Jr. of Avon; daughter-in-law, Judith (Richard) Seager of Scottsville; two sisters, Ruthanna Warner of Gates and Gladys Browne of Avon; grandson, Dan (Tami) Iler of Washington, Pa.; granddaughter Laurie (Paul) Czapranski of Scottsville; three great grandchildren; in-laws in Georgia, Florida and Virginia; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband John Eggleston Iler Sr.; son, David John Iler and daughter-in-law, Carol Sue Iler. Family and friends called Friday at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home Inc. in Avon. Her Funeral Services were held Saturday at the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Geneseo with the Rev. James Bender officiating. Interment, Avon Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Zion Episcopal Church, Avon Ambulance Fund or the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church.
Dr. James H. Lockhart Jr.
Dr. James H. Lockhart Jr., 90, retired physician from Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, died Feb. 26, 2002 in Rotonda West, Florida. Dr. Lockhart resided at 14 Temple Hill in Geneseo. He is survived by his daughter Susan Lockhart of Geneseo; two sons, John M. Lockhart II and James H. Lockhart III, both of Geneseo; grandchildren, John M. (Lynne) Lockhart III, Roland B. Lockhart, Stephen Scofield, Seth Lockhart, Zachary J. Lockhart; two great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Julia Scofield Lockhart on Feb. 21, 1980. He was born Jan. 5, 1912 in Pittsburgh, Pa., the son of James and Emily (Dillworth) Lockhart Sr. He was a generous member of the community, lover and benefactor of the arts and a vehement opponent of Prohibition. Visitation will be held at the family residence, 14 Temple Hill in Geneseo on Wednesday, March 6 from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Memorials may be made to Geneseo Ambulance Fund, Box 428, Geneseo NY 14454 or the Geneseo Foundation, SUNY at Geneseo, Erwin 202, Geneseo NY 14454-1485. Memorial services will be held Thursday, March 7 at 11 a.m. at St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Geneseo with Rev. Mark Lattime officiating. Interment will be in Temple Hill Cemetery in Geneseo.
Virginia Vallone, age 90, of School Street, Livonia died March 1, 2002 at the Livingston County Skilled Nursing Facility in Geneseo. She was born the daughter of John and Anna Ragonese Romeo on March 6, 1911 in Rochester, NY. She was a retired cook of the Livonia Central School. She was a member of St. Joseph's Church in Livonia and it's Alter Society. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph in 1990. She is survived by her children Albert Vallone of Livonia, Teresca Vallone of Rochester, Sisters Angelina DiAmico, Valentine Disparti and brother Frank Romeo all of California, Several nieces and nephews. No prior calling. Friends attended her Memorial Mass Wednesday at St. Joseph's Church in Livonia with the Rev. John H. Hayes officiating. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the Livonia Ambulance Fund, PO Box 179, Livonia, NY 14487.