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Obituaries published the week of June 23, 2005
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Rose A. D'Imperio
Mt. Morris - Rose A. D'Imperio, 91, died June 10, 2005. She was predeceased by her husband Louis in 1987. She is survived by a son, Anthony (Louise) D'Imperio; daughter Carol Mixon; sisters, Angie (Joseph) Cappadonia, Josephine Inguaggiato, all of Mt. Morris and Helen Capotelli of Caledonia; her brother Sam Trubia of Avon; sister-in-law Marion Trubia of Caledonia; four grandchildren, Rhonda Pfaff, Brian Mixon, Anthony and Joseph D'Imperio; two great grandchildren, Julia and Larry Pfaff; many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Calling hours will be Wednesday, June 22 at the Shepard Funeral Home, Inc., 36 Chapel St. in Mt. Morris from 2-5 p.m. only. Funeral Mass will be at St. Patrick's Church at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 23. Burial, St. Patrick's Cemetery in Mt. Morris.
David E. Hall
U.S. Army veteran
David E. Hall, 76, retired from the Maintenance Department at Atofina Chemical Plant in Piffard, died June 14, 2005 at the Livingston County Skilled Nursing Facility in Geneseo. Mr. Hall resided on Rorbach Lane in Geneseo prior to his entry into the nursing home. He is survived by his wife Elaine Bauer Hall who resides in Wilkins Tract in Livonia; his daughter Holly Hall of Mt. Morris; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by five brothers. He was born Dec. 2, 1928 in Hardys, N.Y. the son of Ernest and Grace Estebrooks Hall. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Geneseo. Visitation was held at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. in Geneseo on June 16. Funeral Services were held June 17 at the Cornerstone Baptist Church with Rev. John Zatkiewicz officiating. Burial, Lyonsburg Cemetery in Bliss, N.Y. Memorials may be made to the Cornerstone Baptist Church, 4232 Reservoir Rd., Geneseo NY 14454.
Marion L. Pascuzzo
Longtime Greigsville resident
Marion L. Pascuzzo, 93, a resident of the Conesus Lake Nursing Home in Livonia, died there June 16, 2005. Mrs. Pascuzzo was a longtime resident of Greigsville having resided on Genesee St. for many years. She is survived by her son Jack (Shirley) Pascuzzo of Greigsville; daughter-in-law Joan Pascuzzo of Tioga Center, N.Y.; five grandchildren, Chris Pascuzzo of Retsof, Cheryl Shoemaker of Wheatfield, N.Y., Jill Seymour of Tioga Center, Jane Michalek of Topsfield, MA, Richard Pascuzzo of Sayre, Pa.; nine great grandchildren, Amie Boggs, Kara Jo Pascuzzo, Jane and Margaret Seymour, Anne and Jacklyn Michalek, William, Maxwell and Kathryn Shoemaker; brother Donald (Marion) Harvey Sr. of Scottsburg; nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Pascuzzo in 1985 and her son Richard Pascuzzo in 1995. She was born Jan. 28, 1912 in Conesus, the daughter of Henry and Catherine Flint Gilbert. Visitation was held at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home on Tuesday where Funeral Services were held following calling with Pastoral Assistant Lucille Kane of the United Methodist Church in Geneseo officiating. Burial, Pleasant Valley Cemetery in York. Memorials may be made to Retsof Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 92, Retsof NY 14539 or the Conesus Lake Nursing Home Activities Department, 6131 Big Tree Rd., Livonia NY 14487.
Ruth A. Varlan
Avon - Ruth A. Varlan, 80, died suddenly on June 13, 2005 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Miss Varlan was born on April 16, 1925 in Avon the daughter of Nicholas and Julia Varlan. Ruth worked as a secretary for Halpin & Sons in Henrietta until her retirement. She was predeceased by her sisters, Julia and Mary Varlan, Monica (James) Root, and niece Robin Root. She is survived by her nieces, Ann (Don) Schrader, Mary Root; nephew Donald Root; great-nephews, Michael, Steven, Kyle Schrader; sisters, Norma (Manfred) Remmel, Margaret (Edward) Chatt; brother George (Luella) Varlan; many other nieces and nephews. Family and friends attended her Funeral Mass June 17 at St. Agnes Church in Avon. Interment, St. Agnes Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the St. Agnes Church, 108 Prospect St., Avon NY 14414 or the Avon Free Library, 143 Genesee St., Avon NY 14414. Arrangements by the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. in Avon.
Former Wayland resident
Lucille F. Yochum, 93, formerly of S. Main St. in Wayland, passed away June 14, 2005 at St. Patrick's Manor in Framingham, Mass. She was born April 19, 1912 in Wayland the daughter of Stephen and Celia (Schuster) Didas. She grew up in the Wayland area and resided there for most of her life until two years ago, when Lucille moved to Holliston, Mass. She attended Bryant and Stratton Business School for two years and her employment career included time spent at the Gunlocke Company in Wayland and as an office manager at the Yochum Distributing Company in Wayland. Lucille and Norbert F. Chick Yochum entered into marriage on Aug. 10, 1937 and together they celebrated over 37 years of marriage prior to his passing away in 1975. Lucille was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church in Wayland and she enjoyed volunteering there assisting with collections. She was also president of the Rosary Society and an active Girl Scout Leader. Lucille loved to play bridge, enjoyed knitting, gardening and making Christmas cookies. Most important to her though were her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Norbert Yochum and her brother Aelred Didas. She is survived by her son James Yochum and his wife Mary of Buffalo; daughter Marguerite Raftus and her husband Michael of Holliston, Mass; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; sisters, Aurelia Nadler of Rochester and Adelma Abraham of Dansville; along with many nieces and nephews. Family and friends called Friday at the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St. in Wayland. A prayer service was conducted Saturday at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph's Church in Wayland. Interment, St. Joseph's Cemetery in Wayland. Contributions in Lucille A. Yochum's memory may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 311 Arsenel St., Watertown MA 02472.