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Obituaries published the week of September 12, 2002
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Marilyn A. Andrews
Marilyn A. Andrews, 62, of Pebble Beach Road in Lakeville,died Sept. 6, 2002 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. She was born the daughter of Albert and Helen Sercu Falkenstein, on April 12, 1940 in Rochester. She was employed at Saunders Photographic in Scottsville as a seamstress. She is survived by her children, Gary (Laurie) Miller Jr. of Alexandria, Va., Lorri (Terry) Soto of Mt. Morris; grandson Terry Soto Jr. of Mt. Morris; brothers Albert (Marsha) Falkenstein of Webster and Richard (Ilse) Falkenstein of Henrietta; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Thursday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., Route 15 in Livonia where funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. John Hayes officiating. Burial, Union Cemetery in Livonia. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to Strong Memorial Hospital Oncology Unit, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester NY 14620.
Evelyn L. Dandridge
Evelyn L. Dandridge, 94, a retired hostess at Clifton's Restaurant in Los Angeles, Calif., died Sept. 3, 2002 at the Jewish Home in Rochester. Mrs. Dandridge had been a resident of the Jewish Home since 1995 and was previously from Los Angeles. She is survived by her son and daughters-in-law, Charles and Elaine Scruggs of Geneseo, Karen Scruggs of Brookline, MA; grandchildren, Charles Scruggs, Amy (Billy) Wade, Robert Scruggs, Emily Scruggs, Alisha Scruggs and Gabrielle Scruggs; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son Allie W. Scruggs. She was born Oct. 10 1907 in Altoona, Ala., the daughter of Charles and Ella (George) Miller. No prior calling hours. Memorials may be made to Genesee Region Home Care, 70 Metro Park, Rochester NY 14623. Private Funeral Services were held Sept. 7 at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. in Geneseo with Rev. Steve Sweeting officiating. Burial in Temple Hill Cemetery in Geneseo.
Silas S. Day Jr.
Silas S. Day Jr., 73, of Tavares, Fla. and Livonia, passed away on Aug. 31 at home in Tavares surrounded by his family. He retired from Eastman Kodak Company and worked part-time as a sales consultant in Lawn & Garden at Sears in Leesburg, Fla. He is survived by his wife, Jean; daughters, Deborah (Jerry) Valentine of Penfield, N.Y., Donna (Ted) Goodwin of Naples, N.Y., Kristina (Michael) Murphy of Chili, N.Y.; brother, John E. (Pat) Day of Ft. Myers, Fla.; and five grandchildren. A Memorial Service was held in Florida on Sept. 6. Donations in his memory may be sent to Hospice of Lake and Sumter County, Inc., 12300 Lake Park Rd., Tavares FL 32778.
John A. deLeeuw
John A. deLeeuw, 81, of Caledonia, died Sept. 8, 2002 at the Teresa House, Geneseo after a long battle with cancer. John was born June 10, 1921 in the Netherlands to Anthony and Alberta S. (Heinen) deLeeuw. He was a farmer in Caledonia for many years. John also served as past town supervisor and town justice in Caledonia. He also served as past president of the Livingston County magistrates association. John was a past chief of the Caledonia Fire Department and served for 60 years. He enjoyed Amerks Hockey, and was a past vice president of the Rochester Americans Executive Club. John is survived by his wife Vivian (Brignall) deLeeuw of Caledonia; daughter, Bonnie Roberts (Steven Landon) of Avon; sons, John of Rochester, Daniel (Michelle) deLeeuw of Avon; grandchildren, Graig, and Adam Roberts, Miranda, Zachary, Alexis deLeeuw; sister and brother-in-law, Femia and Duncan Schillinger of Scottsville; sisters-in-law, Shirley and Geraldine Brignall; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. at the Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 West Main St., Caledonia. His Funeral Service will be held Thursday, 11:00 A.M. at the First Presbyterian Church, 3080 West Main St., Caledonia. Interment will be held at St. Columba Cemetery. Memorials may be made the Caledonia Fire Department, P.O. Box 1, Caledonia NY 14423 or Livingston County Hospice, 2 County Campus, Mt. Morris, NY 14510 or Teresa House, 21 Highland Rd., Geneseo, NY 14454.
Barbara Mary Kauber
The Rev. Barbara M. Kauber, 64, Rector of Zion Episcopal Church in Avon, died Sept. 1, 2002 at Rochester's Strong Memorial Hospital of an apparent heart attack. Memorial services were held Sept. 7 at Zion Episcopal Church in Avon. She was born in Niagara Falls, N.Y. on Jan. 16, 1938 to the late George Albert and Mildred Beitz Kauber. After spending her childhood in Niagara Falls, she attended Wells College and Harvard University. She returned to Wells College to teach, and subsequently served as Judicial Administrator at Cornell University in Ithaca. Some years later, she elected to enter the ministry. Upon completing her theological training at Seabury-Western Episcopal Seminary and Boston Theological Seminary she was ordained an Episcopal Priest in 1993. After serving in parishes in Cape Vincent, Clayton, and Watertown, N.Y. she was installed in 1995 as Rector of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Newark, N.Y. where she served for six years. A year ago she was installed as Rector of Zion Episcopal Church. Survivors include a brother, David Kauber of Aurora, N.Y.; a brother, Peter Kauber; sister-in-law Donna Guinard; and nephew Christopher Kauber, all of Greensboro, N.C. and a wide circle of friends. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Zion Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 205, Avon NY 14414, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 400 S. Main St., Newark NY 14513, St. John's Episcopal Church, Cape Vincent NY 13618 or the charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements by Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home Inc. in Avon.
Gary W. Miller Sr.
Gary W. Miller Sr., 61, of Pinellas, Fla., formerly of Livonia, died suddenly Sept. 2, 2002. He was born the son of Raymond and Arlene Maeder Miller on May 25, 1941 in Rochester. He was a driver for The Limo, Inc. in Florida. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church in St. Petersburg, Fla. He is survived by his children, Gary (Laurie) Miller Jr of Alexandria, Va., Lorri (Terry) Soto of Mt. Morris; grandson Terry Soto Jr. of Mt. Morris; brothers, Raymond (Judy) Miller of Webster, Paul (Ginny) Miller of Hilton; sister, Mary Ann (Frank) Lezo of Penfield; several nieces and nephews. Friends called Monday at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., Route 15 in Livonia where funeral services were held Tuesday with the Rev. John Hayes officiating. Burial, Union Cemetery in Livonia. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to a charity of one's choice.