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Obituaries published the week of June 28, 2001
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Noah Michael Jeffries
Noah Michael Jeffries died unexpectedly on June 22, 2001 at Highland Hospital in Rochester, NY. He is survived by and was the infant son of April Bennett and Michael Jeffries both of Avon; maternal grandmother, Sandra Bennett of Avon; paternal grandmother, Debbie Loomis of Avon; maternal grandparents Leo and Helen Sawyer of Leroy; aunt Andrea; 2 uncles Matthew Bennett and Brandon Jeffries. Great aunts, uncles and cousins. Services and interment were held privately at the convenience of the family. Contributions may be made to the Highland Hospital Foundation (Neonatal Unit) 1000 South Ave. Rochester, NY. 14620 in his memory. Interment St. Agnes Cemetery, Avon, NY. Arrangements by the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Avon, NY.
Howard L. Marvin
Howard L. Marvin, age 88 of Avon, died Thursday June 21, 2001 at Noyes Hospital in Dansville. He was born November 14, 1912 in Nassau, NY the son of Anson and Anna (Goewey) Marvin. Howard was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War Two and was retired from Grossman's Lumber Co in Henrietta where he was employed over twenty-five years. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Betty Marvin; his four children Donald (Rosaleine) Marvin of Rome, NY, Robert (Beverly) Marvin of Spencerport, Elaine (Gary) Davis of York and Richard (Ruth) Marvin of Fairborn, Ohio; 13 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren; a brother Harold Marvin of West Sand Lake, NY; nieces and nephews. Family and friends called Monday at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home Inc in Avon where Funeral Services were held that evening. Rev. Larry Beman officiating. Interment Avon Cemetery.
Henry Raymond Riley
Henry Raymond, 80, of 148 Quail Summit, Canandaigua, passed away June 24, 2001, at F.F. Thompson Memorial Hospital in Canandaigua. Henry was born Feb. 26, 1921, in Phillipsburgh, N..J. the son of H. Raymond and Margaret Harling Riley. He married the former Veronica Scott on Dec. 31, 1943 in St. Joseph's Church in Collingdale, Pa. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II attaining the rank of Sgt. After the war he resided in the Philadelphia, Pa. area for 18 years, four year at Lake Charles, La., four years at Pascagoula, Miss. and the past 30 years in Baytown, Texas prior to moving to Canandaigua just recently. Prior to retiring in 1987 he was a consulting industrial engineer most of his life with Jacobs Engineering of Houston, Texas/ He was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church in Baytown, Texas and he was also the engineer responsible for its construction. He is survived by his wife Veronica; two daughters, Mary (Lyndon) Smith of Baytown and Anita (Donald) Eck of Cohocton; three sons, Raymond (Karen) Riley of Kingwood, Texas, Frank (Cynthia) Riley of Atascocita, Texas and Eugene (Julie) of Humble, Texas; 19 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. The family received friends Wednesday at the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St. in Wayland prior to Mass of Christian Burial which was celebrated in St. Pius Church in Cohocton. Interment, St. Pius Cemetery. Contributions may be made in Henry's name to the: Vincent House, P.O. Box 566, Wayland NY 14572.
Larry Settles, 40, of Hollywood, Fla., formerly of Geneseo, died June 15, 2001 at the Hollywood Regional Hospital in Florida. He was manager of a Waffle House. Larry excelled in football, basketball and baseball at Geneseo Central. He played football under Coach Fred Seeley and was selected all-county two years and all Great Rochester before going on to play for SUNY Brockport. Survivors include his wife, Linda White Settles of Hollywood; father and stepmother, Charlie (Ruth Heath) Settles of Geneseo; three stepsons, Michael, Jason and Howard Vanduyne; four brothers, Danny Heath, David Heath, Joseph Heath, Kelly Heath; sister Teresa Heath; three grandchildren; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held June 21 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Hephzibah with Rev. Charles Lacy officiating. Interment, First Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery. Reference: The Historic Dents Undertaking Establishment.