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Obituaries published the week of April 17, 2003
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Jared Patrick Bush
Jared Patrick Bush, 18, born March 25, 1985 in Rochester. Jared was a senior at Geneseo Central School. He had a passion for hot cars, trucks, computers and shooting pool. He spent his time after school admiring his Dad's paint jobs in the collision shop where his cars and trucks were created. He was known to some as DaBear, and was as lovable as a giant Teddy Bear. For reasons we will never know, Jared tragically took his life on April 12, 2003. His family and friends loved him dearly and will bear a scar on their hearts forever. He is survived by his parents, Bob and Cheryl and sister, Jessica, and more family and friends than one could every mention here. Friends called Tuesday at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., Route 15 in Livonia where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. George Davis officiating. In lieu of flower friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the Ronald McDonald House, 333 West Moreland Dr., Rochester NY 14620.
Marlene B. Ellinwood
Cooper Vision retiree
Marlene B. Ellinwood, 68, of Caledonia, died suddenly on April 6, 2003 at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. She was born May 14, 1934 in Rochester to Frederick W. and Harriett (Sargent) Brandt. Marlene retired from Cooper Vision in Scottsville. She served as an elections inspector, and enjoyed bingo, Nascar, and her family. She is survived by her children, Laurie Ellinwood, Beth (John) White, Jeffrey Ellinwood, Philip (Lori) Ellinwood, Megan Ellinwood, Jennifer Nicometo, Peter (Corette) Ellinwood; grandchildren, Heather (Jeffrey) Fox, Jessica Ellinwood; and 17 other grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Germaine Smith. Her husband, H. Guy Ellinwood predeceases Marlene. Friends called April 9 at Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 West Main St., Caledonia where her Funeral Service was held April 10 with Rev. Kirk Dudek officiating. A private interment was held. Memorials may be made to the Caledonia Fire Department, P.O. Box 1, Caledonia NY 14423.
Bonnie A. Farley
Bonnie A. Farley, 62, of Lake Glenn Dr., Livonia, formerly of Springwater, died April 11, 2003 at her home after a long illness. She was born the daughter of Thomas and Alice Belknap Foster on July 1, 1960 in Rochester. She was a cook for many area restaurants and her last employment was at the Lima Country Club. She was predeceased by her husband James. She is survived by her son Thomas Farley of Wayland; grandson Thomas J. Farley of Wayland; mother, Alice Foster of Livonia; special friend Edie Lind of Binghamton; several nieces and nephews and many dear friends. Friends called Monday at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., Route 15 in Livonia where Funeral Services were held Tuesday with the Rev. George Davis officiating. Burial, Union Cemetery in Livonia. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.
Rose A. Folts
Rose A. Folts, 98, formerly of 32 S. Main St., Cohocton, passed away peacefully April 11, 2003 at the Livingston County Skilled Nursing Facility in Geneseo. Rose was born Feb. 6, 1905 in Cohocton, the daughter of Albert and Ania (Rawleigh) Thorp. She resided the majority of her life in the Cohocton area, and spent 20 years in Sarasota, Fla. Rose and Lee F. Folts entered into a loving marriage on Dec. 22, 1923. They were married at the Parsonage of the Methodist Church in Cohocton. They enjoyed over 40 years of marriage prior to his passing away in 1964. Rose was employed as the Cafeteria Manager at Cohocton Central School for over 27 years. She retired from that position in 1971. Rose was also a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Cohocton. Rose was predeceased by her husband Lee Folts in 1964; a daughter Patricia Bidlack and a son James Folts. She is survived by three daughters, Ania Mark of Moran, Texas, Barbara (Victor) Sick of Cohocton, and Joyce Zeh of Dalton; a son Raymond Folts of Sarasota, Fla.; 27 grandchildren; 67 great grandchildren; 14 great great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 27 at the First Presbyterian Church in Cohocton with Rev. Thomas Montgomery officiating. Interment, Mapleview Cemetery in Cohocton. Funeral arrangements completed by the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St. in Wayland. Contributions in Rose A. Folts' memory may be made to the First Presbyterian Church P.O. Box 305, Cohocton NY 14826 or to a charity of one's choice.
David A. Harter
Hilltop Industries employee
David A. Harter, 40, an employee of Hilltop Industries in Mt. Morris, died April 13, 2003 at Wyoming county Community Hospital in Warsaw. Mr. Harter resided on Genesee St. in Warsaw. He is survived by his mother Mary Dukelow of Geneseo; father Bruce (Stephanie) Harter of San Francisco, Calif.; sister Shirley (Brian) Taylor of Brockport; brothers, Bruce (Theresa) Harter of Virginia, Jeffrey Harter of Oklahoma, Michael Harter of GA, Timothy Harter of York, Ronald Harter of Springwater; eight nieces and nephews. He was born Sept. 20, 1962 in Dansville, the son of Bruce and Mary (Dukelow) Harter. Visitation was held at Rector-Hicks Funeral Home Inc. on Tuesday. Funeral services were held April 16 in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Geneseo with Pastoral Assistant Lucille Kane of Geneseo United Methodist Church officiating. Memorials may be direct to the family at 600 County Lane, Geneseo NY 14454.
Beverly M. MacIntyre
Lifetime Assistance supe.
Beverly M. MacIntyre, 66, of Fowlerville, died April 7, 2003 at Highland Hospital in Rochester. She was born August 4, 1936 in Rochester to Gerald and Ethel (Angevine) Miller. Beverly worked as a supervisor for Lifetime Assistance in Rochester. She enjoyed camping and gardening, and was a member of the Eastern Star. She is survived by her husband, Arch MacIntyre of Fowlerville; sons, Jerry (Pam) of Fowlerville, Shawn (Debbie) of Hayden, Colo.; grandchildren, Tera, Trevor, Tricia MacIntyre, K.J. and Forrest Otterman; sister, Sharon Pfaff of LeRoy; several nieces and nephews. Her mother and father, Gerald and Ethel Miller predecease Beverly. Friends called April 10 at the Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 W. Main St., Caledonia, where her Funeral Service was held April 11 with Rev. Neil Frood officiating. Interment was held at Mumford Rural Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, Fingerlakes Region, 1595 Elmwood Ave., Rochester NY 14620 or York Central School, Sports Booster Club, P.O. Box 102, Retsof NY 14539.
J. Gordon McKay Jake
Air Force veteran
J. Gordon Jake McKay, 72, of Hemlock/Caledonia died April 1, 2003 at the Hospeace House, Naples after a brief illness. He was born April 15, 1930 in Batavia, to John and Loretta (Callan) McKay. Jake was a graduate of Caledonia High School in 1950. He attended Florida Southern College. Jake served in the U.S. Air Force from 1950-1953 as a Staff Sergeant. He was trained as a Tail gunner in B-29 airplanes. Jake worked in Saudi Arabia in the Oil Industry in the early 1980s, returning to Caledonia in the mid-1980s, he opened a bar called, Jake's Place. In 1988, he began working for the City of Rochester in Hemlock as a water quality control technician and retired in 2002. He is survived by his brothers, Pete (Paula) McKay of Indianapolis, Ind., Loren Luke (Helga) McKay of Germany, Tom (Lucille) McKay of Clifton Springs, Don (Betty) McKay of Orlando, Fla., David McKay of Seattle, Wash.; several nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to attend his graveside service 3:00 P.M., Saturday, April 19, at Mumford Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospeace House, P.O. Box 343, Naples NY 14512; Livonia Ambulance, P.O. Box 179, Livonia, NY 14487 or Caledonia War Veterans Memorial, P.O. Box 22, Caledonia NY 14423. Arrangements made by Alhart Funeral Home.