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Obituaries published the week of March 8, 2001
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Lucy J. Barber
Lucy J. Barber, 67, a resident of 600 Country Lane in Geneseo, died March 2, 2001 at her home. Mrs. Barber was predeceased by her husband LaVerne in 1959.She is survived by her children Gordon Barber of Auburn, N.Y., Lynda Gardner of St. Charles, Ill., Fred Barber of Craig, Colo., Vern Barber of Anahiem, Calif., Tammy(Michael) Gault of Kingsbury, Calif., Sandy(Jim) Reandeau of Geneseo; 18 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren; brothers and sisters Donald(Joanne) Richardson of Wash., Phil(Arlene) Richardson of Akron, N.Y., Hubert(Pearl) Richardson of Texas, Betty Lou Barber of Livonia, Marcel(Barb) Richardson of Texas, David(Barb) Richardson of Retsof, Gail(Tom) Walder of Newfane, N.Y., Judy Richardson of Livonia; many nieces and nephews. She was born Oct. 10, 1933 in Arcadia, N.Y. the daughter of Claude and Evelyn (Jacot) Richardson. Visitation was held at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. in Geneseo on Monday.Memorials may be made to the Geneseo Ambulance Fund, Box 428, Geneseo, NY 14454 or Teresa House, 21 Highland Rd., Geneseo, NY 14454. Funeral services were held March 6 at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home with Lucille Kane of Geneseo United Methodist Church officiating. Spring Burial will be in the Arnold Cemetery, Conesus, NY.
Ralph E. (Pete) Fullam
Ralph E. (Pete) Fullam, 82, formerly of 408 E. Naples St., Wayland, died Feb. 27, 2001, at McAuley Manor, Hornell, New York, after a long illness. Pete was born May 27, 1917, in Roxbury, Vt. the son of Walter B. and Lillian Farrar Fullam. Residing his early life there he served in the U.S. Army in World War II from 1941-1945 and was a Sgt. in Africa and European Theater of the War. After the War he lived in Boston until 1953. He married the former Constance Zimmerman on May 1, 1943. She predeceased him in December 1993.After arriving in Wayland he was employed with the U.S. Postal Service for over 26 years and was appointed Postmaster in Wayland July 1, 1971, retiring in 1980. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Wayland, the Wayland Rotary Club and the Wayland American Legion. He was also predeceased by eight siblings, Ella Cruikshank, Mara Williams, Arthur Fullam, Elbert Fullam, Earl Fullam, Jessie Kaneen, Mildred Bell and Cecil Fullam.He is survived by two daughters, C. Susan Rainwater, M.D. (Michael Wesley) of Arkport and Anne Garippa of Hornell; Peter (Tammy) Fullam of Woodstock, Ga.; nine grandchildren, Elizabeth Shaver, Michael Shaver, Carrie Shaver, Clinton Fullam, Matthew Garippa, Caitlin Garippa, Seth Rainwater, Ethan Rainwater, Rachel Rainwater; two sisters, Ruth Foster of Freeport, Maine and Muriel Tabor of Randolph, Vt.; several nieces and nephews.Friends called Thursday at the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St., Wayland. Funeral services were conducted Friday in the Funeral Home with Rev. Oscola Wharton officiating. Interment, Lakeside Cemetery, Loon Lake, N.Y. Contributions may be made in Petešs name to the St. James Mercy Hospital Foundation, Hornell NY.