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Obituaries published the week of January 2, 2003
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Julius J. Campo
Julius J. Campo, 79, formerly of 14 Spruce St. in Dansville, died Dec. 21, 2002 at the Veterans Administration Health Care Facility in Buffalo. He was born Sept. 30, 1923 in Wilkes Barre, Pa., the son of Jack and Julia (Santiago) Campo. He resided his early years in the Wilkes Barre area as well as in Hamburg and Penn Yan, N.Y. Approximately 20 years ago, Julius moved to Dansville where he enjoyed living prior to his move to the Buffalo Veterans Administration. He was employed as a sales representative for the Stanmore Liquor Corporation in Rochester. He was a World War II Army Veteran, during which Julius was involved in numerous combat campaigns during the European Theater portion of the war. He was predeceased by both of his parents, Jack and Julia Campo. He is survived by his children, Rod (Carol) Campo of Fallbrook, Calif., Susan (Eddie) Sandas of Wisconsin, Greg (Robin) Campo of Penn Yan, Julee (Bill) Acomb of Dansville and Tim Campo of Penn Yan; two brothers, Dr. John del Campo of Alfred and Tony Campo of San Diego, Calif.; seven grandchildren, Kristen, Janus, Gregory, and Matthew Campo, and Amanda, Brian and Patrick Acomb. Contributions in his name can be made to a charity of the donor's choice. A Funeral Service will be conducted at a time and date to be announced later. Arrangements are being completed by the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St., Wayland.
Alden B. Clark
Alden B. Clark, 91, of Clifton Springs, formerly of Newark, died Dec. 28, 2002 at the Livingston County Campus Skilled Nursing Facility in Mt. Morris. He was born Oct. 12, 1911 in Washington. He was a retired estimator for Gleason Works. He is survived by his son John Clark of Florida and daughter Sally Hirth of Conesus; three grandchildren and one sister. No prior calling. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc.
Eleanor C. Conklin
Eleanor C. Conklin, 80, of York, died Dec. 27, 2002 at Highland Hospital in Rochester. Mrs. Conklin resided on Main St. in York prior to her recent entry into the hospital. She is survived by three sons, William Conklin of Rochester, Robert (Susan Porter) Conklin of York, Paul (Donna Kennison) Conklin of York; two grandchildren, Kenneth and William Conklin Jr.; two great grandchildren; two sisters, Bea Swain of Arizona, Marge (Jim) Calmes of Florida; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Conklin on March 31, 2000. She was born May 27, 1922, in West Sparta, the daughter of Howard and Hazel (Clute) Carney. She was a graduate of Monroe High School in Rochester. She was a longtime member of the York United Presbyterian Church. Visitation was held Monday at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. in Geneseo. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the York United Presbyterian Church with Rev.Neil Frood officiating. Burial, Westview Cemetery in Ossian. Memorials may be made to York United Presbyterian Church, 2662 Main St., Box 41, York NY 14592.
David M. Davis
David M. Davis, DVM, of Tucson Arizona, formerly of Geneseo and Canandaigua, died Dec. 22, 2002. Dr. Davis is survived by his wife, Janet; his four sons, Peter and Nancy Davis of Keene, N.Y., Chris and Susan Davis of Sheutsbury, MA, Steven Davis of Rochester, N.Y., Mike and Christine Davis of Rochester, N.H.; and stepdaughter Cherie Baird of Tucson; grandchildren, Prime Davis and Walter Both, Erin and Garnet Davis, Victoria and Tyler Davis, Daniel and Katy Davis and Tonya Vasquez and Cameron Baird.
Beulah I. Luce
Beulah I. Luce, 72, of Wayland, died Dec. 28, 2002 at the Vincent House Hospice Care Facility in Wayland. She was born on Feb. 22, 1930 in Wayland, the daughter of Herbert and Ethel (Shepherd) Henry. She resided in the Wayland area her entire life. Beulah and Robert Luce entered into a loving marriage in 1951 and together they had a daughter, Marlene. Beulah enjoyed her life as a housewife and homemaker and of particular interest to her was the outdoors. She really enjoyed camping and was very fond of animals, specifically, her pets which over the years included dogs and cats. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Luce, Her daughter, Marlene Luce, and both her parents, Herbert and Ethel Henry. She is survived by three special nieces, Cris (Kim) Wensel, Lisa (David Andersen) Spiak and Melanie (Bob) Selbig, all of Wayland; two great nieces, Molly Share and Caroline Wensel of Wayland; two sisters, Helen (Stanley) Pfaff of South Dansville and Sally (John) Lynch of Andover; two sisters-in-law, Audrey Spiak of Lehigh Acres, Fla. and Patricia Tobin of Wayland; along with several more nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Family and friends called Dec. 30 at the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St. in Wayland. A Funeral Service was conducted following the calling period with Rev. Kathleen Greene of North Cohocton officiating. Donations in Beulah's memory can be made to the Vincent House, 310 Second Ave., Wayland NY 14572.
Andrew Nider, a lover of life, breakfast at the diner and afternoons spent chatting with friends, died Dec. 28, 2002, at the age of 84, but altogether too soon. He was born the son of Vasil and Katarina Minko Najda on April 15, 1918 in Goodtown, Pa. He was a World War II Army Veteran. He was a member of the Honeoye Hemlock American Legion, the Honeoye Fish and Game Club and the Canandaigua Moose Club. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Dorothy; children, Kathryn Wolf of Jamestown, N.C., Karen (Gary) Olmstead of Rochester, Andrea (Peter) Schlau of Livonia, Stephen (Katherine) Nider of Fallsbrook, Calif. and Sonya (Harold) Dotson of Honeoye; grandchildren, Rebecca and Bryan Wolf, Nicole and Robert Olmstead, Kirsten and Eric Schlau, Andrew, Philip and Brandon Dotson, Alexis Grimmer and Stephanie Nider; several nieces and nephews. Mourn his passing, but celebrate his life. Friends called Monday at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., Route 15 in Livonia. Friends were invited to celebrate his life by joining his family Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, his family asks that you remember him and honor him by spending time with an elderly person, sending flowers to someone living or sending a donation to your favorite charity.
Leo E. Parent
Leo E. Parent, 88, retired Chief Operator for the Village of Geneseo's Wastewater Treatment Plant, died Sunday, December 29, 2002 at the Livingston County Skilled Nursing Facility in Geneseo. He resided on Crossett Rd. in Geneseo prior to his entry into the nursing home in 1998. He is survived by his wife Mary Flynn Parent of Geneseo, daughter Mary Ellen (Gary) Haff of Bath, son Charles (Debbie) Parent of Geneseo, granddaughters Heather Haff of Canandaigua, and Hillary Haff of Bath. Leo was born on August 19, 1914 in Niagara Falls, the son of Nettie Parent. He served in the Army during World War II enlisting on January 8 1941 in Buffalo and was discharged in October 22, 1945 at Ft. Dix, NJ. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Geneseo and a longtime member of the Geneseo Fire Department. He retired from the Village of Geneseo in 1975. Visitation will be held at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. in Geneseo on Thursday from 7-9 pm. Funeral Mass will be held Friday, January 3 at 10:00 am at St. Mary's church, 4 Avon Rd. in Geneseo with Father Daniel McMullin officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetary in Geneseo. Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Church, 4 Avon Rd., Geneseo, NY 14454 or Geneseo Fire Dept., P.O. Box 428, Geneseo, NY 14454.
Faith Carolann Velyk
Faith Carolann Velyk, of 94 Cattaragus Dr. in Henrietta, died Dec. 23, 2002 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. She was born on Dec. 22, 2002 at Highland Hospital in Rochester. She is survived by her parents, Patrick and Karen (Richardson) Velyk of Henrietta; maternal grandparents, Robert and Patricia Richardson of Conesus Lake; paternal grandparents, Andrew and Gloria Velyk of Chili; aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by her maternal grandmother Carol Ann Richardson in 1994. No prior calling. Services and interment to be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to Friends of Strong Memorial Hospital or the Neo-Natal Unit at Strong, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14642.