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Obituaries published the week of January 22, 2004
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Donald R. Green Sr.
Korean War veteran
Donald R. Green Sr., 72, of Caledonia, died Jan. 18, 2004 at Highland Hospital, Rochester. He was born June 16, 1932 in Caledonia to Howard and Blanche (Taggart) Green. Donald served in the US Army during the Korean War. He retired from Sylvania in Batavia and Jones Chemicals in Caledonia. He enjoyed his grandchildren and was a Cal-Mum football fan and a member of its booster club. Donald is survived by his wife of 47 years, Judy (Smith) Green of Caledonia; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Don Rowland of Caledonia; son and daughter-in-law; Donnie and Nanette Green of Caledonia; his grandchildren, Katie and Karie Rowland, Nichole and Morgan Green; brother and sister-in-law, Bud and Ruth Green of Caledonia; sister, Shirley Caves of California; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Wednesday, 7-9 P.M. at the Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 West Main Street, Caledonia where his Funeral Service will be held Thursday, 11 A.M. His interment will be held at Mumford Rural Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Livingston County Hospice, 2 County Campus, Mt. Morris, NY 14510 or Caledonia Ambulance, P.O. Box 3, Caledonia, NY 14423.
Robert F. Steedman
Korean War veteran
Robert F. Steedman, 74, of Caledonia, died Jan. 16, 2004 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. He was born May 5, 1929 in LeRoy to Robert and Florence (Sheridan) Steedman. Robert served in the army during the Korean War. He was a member of the Matthew Cleary Post, Caledonia. Robert retired from Caledonia-Mumford School where he was the Superintendent of Grounds and Maintenance. He was a member of the Caledonia Country Club and St. Columba Church. Robert enjoyed woodworking and Cal-Mum Football. He was active in the Bowling Association. He is survived by his wife, Connie of Caledonia; son and daughter-in-law, Robert E. and Joanne Steedman of Canandaigua; grandchildren, Sean and Mitchell; sisters and brother-in-law, Norma Christopher, Sheila and Dick Ouweleen; sister-in-law, Shirley Steedman; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Gloria and John Rider, Tom and Nancy Englerth, Beverly Englerth; several nieces and nephews; special family friends, Judi and John Simmins and their children. His son, Christopher and siblings, Rose Wood, James Steedman and Tuddy Hessenthaler predecease Robert. Friends called Sunday and Monday at the Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 W. Main St., Caledonia. His Funeral Mass was held Tuesday at St. Columba Church, Caledonia. Interment, St. Columba Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Caledonia Ambulance, P.O. Box 3, Caledonia NY 14423 or James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, Blood Research Fund and Medical Treatment Center, 601 Elmwood Ave., Box 704, Rochester NY 14642.
Norma Vye Stiler
Norma Vye Stiler (Joyce), 74, of Geneseo, formerly of East Lake Road in Conesus, died Jan. 14, 2004 at Strong Memorial Hospital after a courageous battle, entering into the peace and the light of our Lord. She was born the daughter of Charles and Ruth I. Lindelow Joyce on Feb. 10, 1929 in Buffalo. She was a member of St. Joseph's Church in Livonia. Norma was a retired accountant from the State School at Industry in Rush. She is survived by her husband of 55 year, Alfred; her children, Gary (Carol Pancner) Stiler, Ph.D of Evansville, Ind., Ruth (Charles) Frumusa of Geneseo, Lisa (Patrick) O'Connor of Livonia; two grandchildren, Molly and Casey O'Connor; dear cousin, Phyllis (Ronald) O'Connor of Livonia. Friends called Monday at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., Route 15, Livonia. Her funeral Mass was held Tuesday at St. Joseph's Church, Washington St., Livonia with the Rev. John H. Hayes officiating. Burial, St. Michael's Cemetery, Livonia. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the Ricky Greene Memorial Park, 6343 Railroad Ave., Conesus NY 14435 or the Geneseo Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 428, Geneseo NY 14454.
Mary A. Zabrocki
Served in Coast Guard during World War II
Mary A. Zabrocki, 81, of Clearview Dr. in Geneseo, died Jan. 12, 2004 at the Teresa House Hospice in Geneseo. Mrs. Zabrocki was formerly of Buffalo. She is survived by her husband Ted; son James Zabrocki of Beech Bluff, Tenn.; daughter Patricia (Cookie) Ethridge of Lexington, Tenn.; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren; brother Edwin Karlinski of Buffalo; stepsister Arlene Kopan of Cheektowaga; brother-in-law Leonard (Dolores) Zabrocki of Geneseo; nieces and nephews. She was born Dec. 8, 1922 in Buffalo the daughter of Ignatius and Micheline (Ilibsch) Karlinski. She was a graduate of Villa Marie Academy in Buffalo. She served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II. She attended Bryant and Stratton Business School. She retired from the Local Communication Works of America in Buffalo. She and her husband would have celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on Feb. 4. Visitation was held at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. in Geneseo on Thursday. Funeral Mass was held Jan. 16 at St. Mary's Church, 4 Avon Road in Geneseo with Father Daniel McMullin officiating. Burial, St. Mary's Cemetery in Geneseo. Memorials may be made to the Teresa House, 21 Highland Rd., Geneseo NY 14454 or the Geneseo Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 428, Geneseo NY 14454.