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Obituaries published the week of June 7, 2001
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William B. Coddington Jr.
The family of William B. Coddington Jr., 77, of 2360 Woodard Road in Elma, N.Y. who died Dec. 4, 2000 at a Buffalo area hospital, have announced local services. He is survived by his wife Doris Kastner Coddington; two sons, William (Lynn) Coddington III of Vermont, Jack (Kathleen) Coddington of Colorado; two daughters, Jane (Eric) George and Anne (Michael) Muller, both of California; four grandsons, Michael and Andrew Coddington, Joseph and James Muller. He was born Jan. 4, 1923 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of William and Carol (Mitchell) Coddington Sr., both whom predeceased him. Bill was a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, Pain St., East Aurora NY 14502. Graveside services will be held Saturday, June 16, 2001, at 11 a.m. at Temple Hill Cemetery in Geneseo. Local arrangements through Rector Hicks Funeral Home in Geneseo.
Sarah A. Greeley
Sarah A. Greeley, age 60, of Adams Road, Hemlock died Thursday May 31, 2001 at her home after a long illness. She was born the daughter of Robert and Katherine Willison Konz on December 22, 1940 in Rochester, NY. She is survived by her husband James of Hemlock, her children Patricia (Ronald) Mayer of Rochester, Robert (Christina) Greeley of Rochester, NY, Richard Greeley of Hemlock, Sean (Tamara) Greeley of Batavia and Katherine Cheehuk of Hemlock. 6 grandchildren. Brothers Robert (Betty) Konz of Florida, James (Joan) Konz of VA, Edward Konz of Oh, Sisters Betty (Steve) Briggs of FL, Jean (Ron) Eckenrode of Rochester, Sister-in-law Dorothy Konz of VA. Several nieces and nephews. Calling hours were Friday at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Route 15, Livonia where funeral service were held Saturday 10am with the Rev. Fran Stark officiating. Burial Arnold Cemetery, Conesus. In lieu of flowers friends may make memorial contributions to the Livingston County Hospice Fund, 2 County Campus, Mt. Morris, NY 14510 or the Hemlock Methodist Church, Hemlock, NY 14466.
James F. Krenzer
James F. Krenzer of Saugus, MA, formerly of Lima, died May 23, 2001, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was born July 24, 1964, in Framingham, MA, the son of Cyril and Diane (Delaney) Krenzer. Jim was a graduate of Owego High School in Owego, N.Y. and St. Bonaventure University in Olean, N.Y. He was in marketing in the Boston area. He is survived by his parents, Cyril and Diane Krenzer of Lima; three sister, Dr. Kathleen Krenzer of Boston, Colleen (Anthony) Tama of New York City and Kerry Krenzer of Honeoye Falls; two brothers, Patrick (Kim) Krenzer of West Henrietta and Michael Krenzer of Stamford; two nieces, Siobhan ad Fionnagh Krenzer; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Family and friends attended his Funeral Mass on Saturday at St. Agnes Church in Avon with Rev. Larry Gross officiating. Interment, Maplewood Cemetery in Henrietta. Memorials may be made to the Rochester Eye Bank, 524 White Spruce Blvd., Rochester NY 14623. Arrangements by Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. in Avon.
George B. Loriot
George B. Loriot, 92, of Avon, formerly of Kearny, N.J., died May 23, 2001, at the Avon Nursing Home after a short illness. He was born June 6, 1908, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of George H. and Ann Marie (Fitzpatric) Loriot. George was a former teacher and assistant school superintendent in the Kearny Public High School. He served in the military during World War II and was very active with Troop #2 Boy Scouts in Kearny. He also was a long time member of St. Stephenıs Catholic Church in Kearny before moving to Avon and attending St. Agnes Church. He was predeceased by two wives, Lucille and Mary Loriot. He is survived by three sons, George II (Peggy) of Providence, R.I., Edward of New York City and Gene (Stephanie Sauve) of Avon; three grandsons, Christopher, Samuel and Andrew Loriot; nieces, and dear friend Min Fusco of Avon. Calling hours were held Wednesday in Kearny, N.J. and a Funeral Mass was held May 31 at St. Stephenıs Church in Kearny. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, N.J. Memorials may be made to Troop #2 Booster Club, Boy Scouts of America, c/o Gene Loriot, 372 Genesee St., Avon NY 14414. Arrangements by Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., 350 Genesee St. in Avon.
Mary G. Nelson
Mary G. Nelson, 37, an English teacher at Bloomfield Central School, died Saturday, June 2, 2001 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. Mrs. Nelson lived on Jacqueline Way in Geneseo, NY. She is survived by her husband Paul Nelson, her parents Joseph and Mary Stock of Little Neck, NY, 3 brothers: James (Enid) Stock of Syosset, NY, Michael (Heather) Stock of Huntington, NY, John (Linda) Stock of Hicksville, NY, mother-in-law, Marie Nelson of Geneseo, NY, several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her brother Joseph Stock in 1981. She was born September 13, 1963 in Queens, NY the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Hayes) Stock. She was a graduate of St. Francis Prep School in Fresh Meadows, NY. She also graduated from S.U.N.Y. Geneseo where she received her Masterıs Degree. Visitation was held at the RectorHicks Funeral Home in Geneseo on Wednesday. Memorials may be made to Bloomfield Central School Oakmount Ave. Bloomfield, NY 14469. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 8, 2001 at 10:00 am at St. Maryıs Church in Geneseo with Father William Gordinier officiating. Burial will be in the St. Maryıs Cemetery in Geneseo.
Crystal C. Patterson
Crystal C. Patterson, age 89, of Groveland Hill Road, Groveland died Friday, June 1, 2001 at her home after a long illness. She was born the daughter of Charles and Edith Lapp Schuster on September 9, 1911 in Dalton, NY. She was predeceased by her husband Harold in 1973. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. Calling hours were Monday 3-5pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Route 15, Livonia where funeral services were held Tuesday at 1pm with the Rev. Tom LeBeau officiating. Burial Mt. Morris Cemetery, Mt. Morris, NY. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the Groveland Federated Parrish, 6616 Groveland Hill Road, Groveland, NY 14462.
Sarah Welch, 96, a resident of the Livingston County Skilled Nursing Facility in Geneseo, died there Monday, June 2, 2001. Mrs. Welch lived on Elm Rd. in Geneseo previous to her admission to the Nursing Home in January of this year. She is survived by her daughter Madilene (Robert) Peri of Geneseo, son Howard (Fanny) Welch of Geneseo, daughters in law Arlene Johnston of Geneseo, Nancy Mason of Livonia, 12 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, sister in law Marian Welch of Avon, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Edgar in 1990, her son Douglas Welch in 1976. She was born February 27, 1905 in South Lima, NY the daughter of John and Mary (Faulds) Gillan. Visitation was held at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home on Wednesday. Memorials may be made to Lakeville United Church of Christ, 5687 Main St., Lakeville NY 14480 or Geneseo Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 428, Geneseo NY 14454. Funeral services were held June 7 at Lakeville United Church of Christ with Rev. Laurie Craig officiating. Burial will be in Temple Hill Cemetery in Geneseo.