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Obituaries published the week of May 15, 2003
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In Memoriam

Edith B. Bryant

Retired teacher

Edith B. Bryant, 98, a retired teacher for the Oneonta, N.Y. School District, died May 6, 2003, at the Conesus Lake Nursing Home in Livonia, where she had been a resident since 1993. She is survived by her daughter Faye Bryant of Honeoye Falls; her daughter-in-law Karen Bryant of Geneseo; two nieces, Barbara Wentz and Nancy Beppler, both of Pennsylvania. She was preceded in death by her husband Lee J. Bryant and her son Lee T. Bryant. She was born Dec. 7, 1904 in Dunmore, Pa. the daughter of Fred and Mildred (Grant) Bogart. She received her Master's Degree from Oneonta State University, Oneonta, N.Y. No prior calling hours. Private Funeral Services were held May 8 at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home in Geneseo. Interment will be in Dunmore Cemetery, Dunmore, Pa. Memorials may be made to the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, 108 East Ave., Rochester NY 14604.

Dorothy M. Emmons

Longtime Geneseo resident

Dorothy M. Emmons, 88, of Morganview Estates in Geneseo, died May 6, 2003 at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville. Mrs. Emmons was a longtime Geneseo resident having resided on Livingston St. in the village for many years. She is survived by one sister Edith (William) Stout of Medina, Ohio; one sister-in-law Cora Miller of Orlando, Fla.; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Theodore Emmons in 1981 and her son Jonathan Emmons in 1972. She was born Feb. 28, 1915 in Livonia the daughter of Charles and Mabel (Cole) Miller. No prior calling hours Funeral Services were held May 9 at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home in Geneseo. Burial, Union Cemetery in Livonia. Memorials may be made to the Teresa House, 21 Highland Rod., Geneseo NY 14454.

John W. Hally

Retired maintenance supervisor

John W. Hally, 65, died on April 26, 2003 at Highland Hospital in Rochester. He was born April 24, 1938 in Sonyea, the son of Edward Hally and Mary (Whaley) Hally. He was a retired maintenance supervisor for the Rochester Psychiatric Center in Rochester. He was a member of the Board of Visitors of the Rochester Psychiatric Center, Board of Directors at Community Manor, Avon Rotary-Lions Volunteer Ambulance and the Antique Boat Museum. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Lynda E. (Matison) Hally of Avon; daughter and son-in-law, Lynda and Eric Baumer of Avon; beloved grandson Timothy John Baumer; sisters, Harriet Van Vessem of Henrietta, twin Elizabeth Hally of Rochester; sister-in-law Irene Hally; nephew Robert Hally; sister-in-law Edith Odell; cousin Mary Gruss; many special nieces and nephews; cherished extended family and friends. John was predeceased by his parents, Edward and Mary Hally, brothers, Francis, William Paul Hally, nephew Paul Hally Jr., granddaughter Kathryn Hally Baumer. Calling hours were held at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., Avon. His Funeral Mass was held at St. Agnes Church with the Rev. Jerry Appelby officiating. Interment, St. Agnes Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Avon Rotary-Lions Volunteer Ambulance, 60 Temple St., Avon NY 14414 in his memory.

Nancy Mae Trimble

Palmer Fish Co., Inc. Accountant

Nancy Mae Trimble, 61, of 109 S. Lackawanna St., Wayland, went to be with the Lord May 8, 2003, after living a fruitful life. Upon entering into eternal peace, Nancy was surrounded by her loving and caring “family.” She was born April 12, 1942, in Rochester the daughter of Bill and Mae (Kubeshesky) Trimble. Nancy resided her early life in West Henrietta prior to moving to the Springwater area in 1955 for a few years. She then moved to the Wayland area in 1962 where she resided for the majority of her life. Nancy was a graduate of the Rochester Business Institute and she enjoyed employment as an accountant at the Palmer Fish company, Inc. of Rochester. She was a member of the Springwater United Methodist Church where she held various offices. She was also a member of the Wayland Order of the Eastern Star where she served as a past district Deputy Grand Matron, a member of the Order of the Amaranth where she served as a Past District Deputy Grand Royal Matron, a member of the Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem where she was a Past Worthy High Priestess, a member of the Stony Brook Rebekah Lodge where she also served as a Past Noble Grand, a member of the Dansville Grange, and a member of the Livingston County Pamona. She was predeceased by both of her parents, William Trimble in 1976 and Mae (Kubeshesky) Trimble in 1998. She is survived by her brother, William (Sunday) Trimble of Henrietta; her aunt, Florence Krist of Rochester; and several cousins, including John Krist of Rochester. Family and friends called Friday at the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St. in Wayland. An Eastern Star service was conducted Friday evening in the Funeral Home, followed by an Amaranth service. A Rebekah service was conducted Saturday evening in the Funeral Home, followed by a White Shrine service. A funeral service was conducted Sunday at the Springwater United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Peg Kaleh officiating. Contributions in Nancy Mae Trimble's memory may be made to the Springwater United Methodist Church, 8001 S. Main St., Springwater NY 14560 or to the Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 E. Corning Rd., Corning NY 14830.