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Obituaries published the week of March 15, 2007
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Frances S. Dioguardi
Mount Morris resident
Frances S. Dioguardi, 76, of 13 Fiddler Road, Mount Morris, died March 9, 2007 at her home. She was born on Jan. 5, 1931 in Leicester. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Mount Morris in Leicester. She was predeceased by her husband Patrick in 2005. She is survived by her eight children; 24 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Friends called Sunday at the John W. Martin Funeral Home, 37 Chapel St., (Route 408) in Mount Morris. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Livingston County Hospice Fund, Murray Hill Dr., Mt. Morris NY 14510. Condolences may be emailed to JohnWMartinFH@aol.com.
Frances D. Hughes
Mount Morris resident
Frances D. Hughes, 94, of 25 Barone Ave., Mount Morris, died March 9, 2007 at the Teresa House in Geneseo. She was born the daughter of Charles and Rose (Bartolotti) DiPasquale on Nov. 22, 1912 in Mount Morris. She was a life resident of Mount Morris. Prior to her retirement in 1977 she was employed as an account Processor for Key Bank in Geneseo for over 10 years. She was a member of St. Patrick's Church and a former member of the Italian-American Club and today's widow support group. She is survived by her son, James T. (Ellen) Hughes Jr. of Waterloo; granddaughter Tara (Stephen Disney) Hughes of Mount Morris; two sisters, Rose Manzie of Mount Morris and Josephine Dylke of WA; brother Frank Boo DiPasquale of Mount Morris; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband James Sr. in 1967, sister Grace Zaso and brother Raymond DiPasquale. Friends called Monday at the John W. Martin Funeral Home, 37 Chapel St. (Route 408) in Mount Morris where prayers were held Tuesday followed by a Funeral Mass. Interment, St. Patrick's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Teresa House, 21 Highland Rd., Geneseo NY 14454. Condolences may be emailed to JohnWMartinFH@aol.com.
Ronald E. MacIntyre
Ronald E. MacIntyre, 73, of York, died March 9, 2007 at his home in York. He was born Aug. 7, 1933 in Wheatland to Eugene and Faye MacIntyre. Mr. MacIntyre retired from Eastman Kodak, Rochester. He was a member of York Sportsman Club and the Limerock Speedway Association. He is survived by his wife, Gilda; children, Joan (Pete) Parmele of Cuylerville, Carol MacIntye of York, Sue Simmons of Fowlerville, Tom (Seana) MacIntyre of Fowlerville, Mike (Keri Butler) MacIntyre of Cooperstown; 8 grandchildren, brother, Arch MacIntyre of York; several nieces and nephews. A special thank you goes to his cousin, Barb Huffer. Friends called Monday at the Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 W. Main St. in Caledonia where his Funeral Service was held Tuesday. Interment, Mumford Rural Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Livingston County Hospice, 2 County Campus Mt. Morris, NY 14510.
Mary Morsch Stevens
South Lima resident
Mary Morsch Steven, 52, of South Lima Road in South Lima, died suddenly Feb. 28, 2007 at Strong Memorial Hospital after being stricken at work. She was born in Rochester on July 4, 1954 the daughter of Joseph and Florence (Flossie) Fett Morsch. Her father was a long time employee of Camp Stella Maris where the Morsch family grew up. Mary was employed in several area restaurants over the years including the Milky Way, Callahan's, the Beachcomber and the Tee and Gee. For the past several years she was employed by the Greens of LeRoy, an assisted living community where she served as the dietitian. She was an active member of the Harrison-Lee American Legion Auxiliary Post 283, the Conesus Lake Sportsmen's Club and a former member of the Lakeville Lions Club. She graduated from Livonia Central School in 1973. She is survived by her husband Loyd; her children, Amy Stevens of Rochester and Donald Stevens of South Lima; her grandchild Jada Gay; her sister Sally (Craig) McMaster of Livonia; her brothers, William (Cathy) Morsch of Henrietta, Joseph (Renne Johns) of Livonia, Stephen (Jennifer) Morsch of Avon; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her daughter Laura, her parents and her sister Fay. Friends and family attended her Funeral Service March 5 at St. Matthew Church in Livonia with the Rev. John H. Hayes and Alice Miller-Nation officiating. Burial, St. Michael's Cemetery in Livonia. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to either the Livonia or LeRoy Ambulance Funds or the American Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home in Livonia.
Renee C. Park
Leicester - Renee C. Park, 96, died peacefully March 9, 2007 at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Mount Morris. Until recently, she had lived in Colonie, N.Y. for 65 years. Renee was born in Saranac Lake, N.Y. to Philip Siebel and Caroline Siebel. She was predeceased by her sister, Florence Kehl, and brothers, Philip Siebel and Lawrence Siebel. She was a 1933 graduate of Fredonia Normal College in Fredonia, N.Y., majoring in music. She was married to Walter P. Park from 1935 until his death in 1972. Renee is survived by sons, David A. Park and his wife Susan and Brian K. Park and his wife Nancy. She is also survived by grandchildren, Lisa (John) Pesnichak, Nathan (Lisa) Park, Ian (Brooke) Park, Jesse Park, Jonathan Park, Elizabeth Park; great granddaughters, Eliza Jane and Emma Louis Park; several nieces and nephews. Renee's love of music was evident throughout her life. She sang in various choirs and taught piano for several years. Her other interests included contract bridge, sewing and gardening. Funeral services were at St. Clare's Church at 1947 Central Ave., Colonie, N.Y. on Wednesday, March 14 followed by a graveside service at Memory's Garden Cemetery, also in Colonie. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Teresa House, 21 Highland Rd., Geneseo NY 14454 or the Livingston County Hospice, 2 Murray Hill Dr., Mt. Morris NY 14510. Arrangements: Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. in Geneseo. 243-0995.
Alice W. Partridge
Alice W. Partridge, 91, a resident of the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Mount Morris, died there March 5, 2007. Mrs. Partridge was formerly of Country Lane in Geneseo and a longtime resident of Groveland. She is survived by her brother James (Mary Jane) Quait of Geneseo; stepchildren, Kenneth Jake (Florence) Partridge of Florida, Fran Rosie Mann of Nunda, James (Carolyn) Partridge of Virginia; several step grandchildren; many step great grandchildren; special niece Jane (Rollie) Barnhart of Retsof; special great niece Brenda (Leo) LaVerdi of Leicester; nieces, nephews and special friend Charlotte Keating of Mt. Morris. She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Partridge, her stepdaughter Carolyn Susie Partridge, her sister Arlene Battaglia and two brothers, Howard and Paul Quait. She was born Jan. 4, 1916 in Groveland the daughter of Samuel and Eva Gibson Quait. She was a member of Sparta First Presbyterian Church and their Ladies Society. She had been employed by the Long Agency in Mount Morris and Birdseye Foods in Mount Morris. Visitation will be held at Sparta First Presbyterian Church on Sunday, March 18 from 1-3 p.m. where Memorial Services will be held at 3 p.m. with Rev. Ron Saliday officiating. Interment, Greenmount cemetery in Dansville. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Sparta First Presbyterian Church Ladies Society, 4681 Scottsburg Rd., Groveland NY 14462. Arrangements by Rector-Hicks Funeral Home in Geneseo.
Mary F. Wesley
Mary F. Wesley, 77, of Allens Hill Road in Honeoye, died March 8, 2007 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. She was born the daughter of William and Mary Voorman Weiland on March 31, 1929 in Avon. She is survived by her husband, Deane; her children, Lindy (David) Bruce, Don (Linda) Wesley and Dale (Cathy) Wesley; 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren; brother William (Shell) Weiland; and sister Ruth Weden; several nieces and nephews. Friends called Monday at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. 8796 Briggs St. in Honeoye. Her Funeral Service was held Tuesday at the Honeoye United Church of Christ. Memorials may be made to the Richmond Ambulance Fund, Honeoye NY 14471.