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Obituaries published the week of April 21, 2005
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In Memoriam

John A. Adams

Kodak retiree

John A. “Chris” Adams, 90, of 9298 Short Tract Road in Hunt, died April 17, 2005 at the Livingston County Campus Skilled Nursing Facility in Mt. Morris after a long, happy life. He was born the son of John A. and Elizabeth (Richter) Adams on Dec. 16, 1914 in Rochester's “Dutchtown.” Prior to his retirement he was employed as a machinist at Eastman Kodak in Rochester. He resided in Rochester's 19th ward, but his most rewarding years were spent in the countryside of southern Livingston County. He is predeceased by his wife Edna Schweizer Adams. He is survived by his son John (Barbara) Adams of Hunt; grandsons, Sam (Sue Zeh) and Henry; great granddaughters, Christina and Andrea. No prior calling. Friends and family will be welcomed at a memorial celebration at a later date. Arrangements by the John W. Martin Funeral Home, Mt. Morris. Condolences may be emailed to

Margaret Brew Allen (Giles)

Scottsville resident

A Memorial Service will be held for Margaret Brew Allen (Giles) of Scottsville on April 23 at from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. at J. H. Cameron Funeral Home in Scottsville. Refreshments will be served at 1 p.m. at the Oatka Pavilion to meet the family. Margaret entered into rest Dec. 17, 2004. She was born in 1920 in Wheatland. Her parents were Edith and Elroy Giles. She attended the one room school house on South Road and Scottsville High School. She began her career as a local telephone operator in Scottsville. She worked there until the office closed. She then worked for the Wheatland-Chili School District until retirement. Margaret enjoyed many hobbies, especially her art work. She enjoyed stone masonry. Her work is still visible in the area. She was predeceased by her daughter Donna Brew Beaumont, brother Martin Giles, sisters, Marion Armstrong and Ethel Barkley. She is survived by daughter Sandra Brew Shell or Oregon; sister Marjorie Laney; grandchildren, Gary Lumis of Caledonia, Heidi Peterson of California; three great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Elsie E. Krueger Turner (nee Keele)

Wadsworth - Elsie E. Krueger Turner (nee Keele) went home to be with her angels on April 13, 2005. She was born Feb. 12, 1911 in Buffalo to Chauncey and Christina Gloss Keele. Elsie was predeceased by her parents and all of her brothers and sister, also by husbands Charles Krueger and Gary Turner, her daughters, Jean Mandeville and Pat Turner DePrisco. She is survived by her children, Chuck (Beth) Krueger of Wadsworth, Elaine (Butch) Wheaton of Fowlerville, Walter (Miki) Krueger of Leicester, Gary (Ronda) Turner of Louisiana; daughter-in-law Pat Turner of Tennessee; 18 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and friends in the Buffalo area. Elsie and Gary owned and operated IGA Grocery Stores at Teed's Corners, Pavilion and Retsof for many years. Many thanks to Wendy Chapman and Cathy Crye and to LCSN in Geneseo for their many acts of kindness on Maple and Pine, special friends Leona Wallace, Marion and Gordon Nichols and Marion and Glenn Johnson. Calling hours were held April 15 at the Kevin Dougherty Funeral Home in Livonia. Burial, Lancaster Rural Cemetery in Lancaster, N.Y. Interment, private. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Livingston County Infirmary in Geneseo and Open Door Mission, 156 N. Plymouth Ave. Rochester NY 14608.