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Obituaries published the week of January 27, 2005
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Robert E. Kent
WWII Air Force veteran
Robert E. Kent, 81, of Ranch Road, Honeoye, died Jan. 20, 2005 at the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center in Canandaigua. He was born the son of Earl and Lucille Niece Kent on Oct. 22, 1923 in Rochester. He was a World War II Air Force veteran, a member of the Honeoye-Hemlock American Legion where he was Past Commander, a member of the Richmond Fire Department and a member of St. Maryıs Church in Honeoye. He was predeceased by his wife Dolores in 2004. He is survived by his children, Mary Onderdonk of Middlesex and Charles (Sue) Kent of California; grandchildren, Stacey (Bart) Liguori, Charles Onderdonk, Lisa (Joe) Soliday, Katy Onderdonk, Danny and Jacob Kent; sisters, Marilyn Norton of Westfield, N.Y and Joan Schleiter of Rochester; several nieces and nephews. Friends called Monday at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, 8796 Briggs St., Honeoye. His Funeral Mass was held Tuesday at St. Maryıs Church in Honeoye with the Rev. Richard Shatzel officiating. Burial, St. Maryıs Cemetery. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the Honeoye-Hemlock American Legion, Honeoye NY 14471.
Frank J. Malter
U.S. Army Reserves veteran
Cohocton/Port Charlotte, Fla. - Frank J. Malter, 66, a resident of both Cohocton and Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away peacefully Jan. 17, 2005 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte, Fla. after a long illness. Frank was born on June 9, 1938 in Perkinsville, the son of Arthur and Magdalen (Gunther) Malter. He resided his entire life in the Perkinsville/Cohocton/Wayland Area. After graduating from Wayland Central School, Frank served his country in the United States Army Reserves from 1961-1967. Frank and Joyce White Meyer began an endearing relationship that has lasted for over 36 years. Together they entered into a loving marriage on March 11, 1989 at St. Annıs Chapel in Hornell. Over the years, Frank was a local businessman, grocer, butcher and farmer. He owned and operated Malterıs Market which was a grocery store/meat market in Wayland and Cohocton. Frank and Joyce also owned Pleasant Valley Farm in Cohocton. He predominantly grew vegetables on the farm that many people bought from his vegetable stand on the side of the road near their house. As a meat cutter, Frank also processed hundreds of deer for the local hunters. When Frank wasnıt working on his farm, in his garden or in his meat shop, he thoroughly enjoyed beating his opponents at cards, especially pitch. Another enjoyment of Frankıs was smoking his favorite cigars. One of Frankıs greatest joys however was spending time with his family. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather that will truly be missed by his entire family. Frank was predeceased by both his parents, two brothers, Arthur Jr. ³Buddy² Malter and Stephen Malter, and sister, Katherine Walters. He is survived by his loving wife, Joyce Malter of Cohocton/Port Charlotte; two daughters, Toni Adriance of Cohocton and Cindy Smith and her husband Tom of Cohocton; three grandchildren, Nicolette Warner, Clifton J. Adriance III, and Danielle Adriance; four great grandchildren; sisters, Roseanne Lawrence of Arkport, Marlene (Charles) Wellington of Arkport, Dorothy (Leonard) Wager of Wayland, and Sally Malter (Bud) Higgenbotham of Wayland; brother John Malter of Perkinsville; sister-in-law Margaret ³Bettie² Malter of Perkinsville; along with several nieces and nephews. Family and friends called Thursday at the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St., Wayland. A prayer service was conducted Friday at the Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at the Sacred Heart Church in Perkinsville. Interment, St. Josephıs Cemetery. Contributions in Frank J. Malterıs memory may be made to the Society for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Woodholme Medical Building, Suite 515, 1838 Greene Tree Rd., Baltimore MD 21208.
Gary J. Mills
U.S. Air Force veteran
Gary J. Mills, 58, of Mesa, Arizona and formerly of Wayland, passed away Dec. 15, 2004 at St. Josephıs Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz. He was born March 12, 1946 in Buffalo, the son of John and Jean (Barthel) Mills. Gary lived in Buffalo for a few years prior to moving to Wayland with his family. Upon graduating from Wayland Central School in 1964, he entered the U. S. Air Force in November 1965 and served his country during the Vietnam War overseas in Spain. Gary was honorably discharged in February 1970. Gary and Patricia Ann Bulavinetz entered into a loving marriage on March 4, 1972 in Wayland. Together they have celebrated over 32 years of marriage. They resided in different area throughout their life including Rochester, Nevada and Arizona. Garyıs employment career included time spent at Wilmont Castle in Rochester and most recently, he was employed as a customer service representative at the Home Depot. He enjoyed a number of different hobbies and areas of interest. They included auto repair, all areas of general repair including carpentry, plumbing and electrical work. He also enjoyed collecting antique airplanes and cars. Gary and Patricia also enjoyed traveling together. Gary was predeceased by his father John Mills; stepfather, Thomas Barnette; brothers, Lynn and Scott Mills. He is survived by his wife Patricia Ann Mills of Mesa, Ariz.; stepson Kyle Arena of Golbert, Ariz.; his mother, Jean Barnette of McAuley Manor, Hornell; his brother Mark Barnette and his wife Diane of Wayland; sister Jane Barnette of Livonia; and his nephew Casey Wight of Stockbridge, Ga. Garyıs Funeral Service took place in Mesa, Ariz. and he was interred in the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. Garyıs family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 29 at the Wayland United Methodist Church on Lackawanna St. in Wayland with Rev. Osceola Wharton officiating. Contributions in Gary J. Millıs memory may be directed to the Dialysis Center at McAuley Manor, One Bethesda Dr., Hornell NY 14843 or to the Wayland Ambulance Corps, East Naples St., Wayland NY 14572. Garyıs family has been assisted with his funeral arrangements by the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St., Wayland.
Margaret Helen Prior Richardson, ³Peg², 81, died Jan. 18, 2005, at the Highlands Living Center in Pittsford. She was born the daughter of James and Elizabeth Smiley Prior on Dec. 14, 1923 in Geneseo. She was predeceased by her husband Alonzo and her children, Lynn Richardson and Neva Perkins. She was a lifetime member of the Lakeville Fire Department Exempt Club. She is survived by her children, Kenneth (Joyce) of Florida, Larry (Mary) of Dansville, George (Francine) of Mt. Morris, Barbara (Robert) Smith of Florida, RoseMarie (Gregory) Roland of Florida, Louise Barnhardt of Rochester and Janice (Charles) Vorndran of Rochester; sister, Gladys E. Rice of Groveland; sister-in-law Bernice Hoffman of Wayland; 29 grandchildren; 49 great grandchildren; seven great great grandchildren; cousin Audrie Coon of Clarence; several nieces and nephews. Friends called Thursday at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., Route 15, Livonia, where Funeral Services were held Friday with the Rev. Sally Glassbrook officiating. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 1400 Winton Road North, Rochester NY 14609, the ASPCA, 424 East 92nd St. New York NY 10128 or to a charity of oneıs choice.