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Obituaries published the week of June 20, 2002
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Gerald F. Coffey Jerry
Gerald F. Coffey, 66, of Avon died suddenly June 15, 2002 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Jerry was born in Rochester on Feb. 14, 1936 to Morris F. and Mary V. (Connors) Coffey. Jerry was a United States Army Veteran. He worked for Rochester Telephone for 41 years. He was a member of the Local CWA. He is survived by his wife, Ann (Bernd) Coffey of Avon; children, Steven Coffey of Henrietta, Sue (Jonathan) Hill of Trumbull, Conn., David (Susan) Coffey of Avon; one granddaughter; three step-grandchildren, several cousins. Friends called Monday at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 350 Genesee St., Avon, where his Funeral Service was held Tuesday. His interment was held at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Fowlerville. Memorials may be made to the East Avon Fire Department Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 358, Avon, NY 14414 or Central Presbyterian Church, Memorial Committee, 133 Genesee St., Avon, NY 14414.
Jeanette E. Coye
Jeanette E. Coye, Netty, 51, of Canadice died June 12, 2002 at her home. She was born the daughter of Richard and Regina Lynch Eno Sr. on Sept. 24, 1950 in Odgensburg, N.Y. She was a teacher's aide at the Livonia Central School. She was predeceased by her brothers, Richard Jr. and Reginald. She is survived by her husband Wayne; her children, Karen (Tim) Swingle of Henrietta, Jason Coye of Canadice; three grandchildren; brother David Eno of Virginia; several nieces and nephews. Friends called Friday at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. 8796 Briggs St. in Honeoye. Funeral Service was held Saturday at the Canadice Methodist Church. Burial, Canadice Cemetery. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the Livonia Central School Netty Coye Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box E, Livonia NY 14487.
John N. Jacobs
John N. Jacobs, a retired hoist operator for A.K.Z.O. Salt Mine in Retsof, died June 15, 2002 at his residence on Mt. Morris Road in Leicester. He is survived by his wife Yvonne Arrigenna Jacobs; son John (Susan) Jacobs of Richmond Va.; daughters, Sandra (Chuck) Streb of York, Janet (Joe) Woroniecki of Tonawanda; grandchildren, Rachel and Kevin Jacobs, Chas, Jacob and Tanner Streb; brothers, Raymond (Margaret) Jacobs of Dansville, Frank (Rosemary) Jacobs of California, Donald (Angie) Jacobs of Leicester; sisters, Edith Walker of Dansville, Myrtle (James) Pendergast of Dansville, Helen Scaccia of Leicester, Mildred (Richard) Hamilton of Leicester; sister-in-law Erma Jacobs of Perry; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister Ruth Privitera and his brother Robert Jacobs. He was born June 16, 1925 in Canal Fulton, Ohio, the son of John and Myrtle Chapman Jacobs. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict enlisting on Feb. 20, 1951 and he was discharged on Oct. 26, 1956. Visitation was held at Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. in Geneseo Sunday and Monday. Memorials may be made to Livingston County Hospice, Livingston County Campus Bldg. #2, Mt. Morris NY 14510. Funeral Mass was held June 18 at St. Lucy's Church in Retsof with Father Daniel McMullin officiating. Burial, St. Mary's Cemetery in Geneseo.
Larry Rodstein, 80, of 12 Columbus Ave., Mt. Morris, died June 12, 2002 at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville. He was born the son of Herman and Gussie (Rosenburg) Rodstein on March 29, 1922 in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was employed at the Rochester Association of the Blind until his retirement. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Kathleen; one brother Martin (Beulah) Rodstein of Boyton Beach, Fla. and many dear friends. No prior calling. Services and interment at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to one's favorite charity. Arrangements by the John W. Martin Funeral Home, 37 Chapel St. in Mt. Morris.