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Obituaries published the week of July 10, 2003
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George F. Bastian Jr.
World War II veteran
George F. Bastian Jr., 75, formerly of Livonia, died July 2, 2003 in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was born in Rochester July 9, 1927 to George and Gladys Bastian. He was a veteran of World War II and served in the Pacific Theatre. He was a longtime member of the American Legion. He lived in Livonia from 1969 to 1994. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Margaret D. Bastian; sons, William (Carol), George III, and Douglas; sister, Marion (Herman) Rohsler; one grandson and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Edward Bastian. In lieu of flower, the family asks that donations be made to Friends of Strays.
Anthony P. Cicoria
Retired Rochester DPW foreman
Anthony P. Cicoria, 94, of Rochester/Linwood, entered into rest June 23, 2003 at the Avon Nursing Home. He was born March 29, 1909 in Iron Mountain, Michigan to Luigi and Delicata (Ferriera) Cicoria. Mr. Cicoria was a retired foreman for the City of Rochester Department of Public Works. He enjoyed music, dancing, nature, horses and horseback riding. He volunteered for the Rochester Police Mounted Patrol. He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, the Honorable Ronald A. and Judith Cicoria, Sergeant Gary ;and Linda Cicoria, both of Caledonia; daughter, Laurie Amorese of Linwood; 10 grandchildren, Jason (Marcia) Cicoria, Amy (Andrew) Cicoria Timm, Ronald (Nicole) Cicoria, Marcy (David) Haut, Wendy (David) Bulter, Anthony (Jennifer) (DC) Cicoria, Gary (Maureen) Cicoria, Eric, Frank, Alana Amorese; 8 great-grandchildren; sisters, Viola Kullick, Geraldine Pendar, Louise (Mike) Dovidio, brothers, Peter and Louis (Billie) Cicoria, sister-in-law, Patricia Cicoria; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Helen and his son-in-law, Frank Amorese. Friends called June 26, at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 350 Genesee St. in Avon. His Funeral Mass was held June 27 at St. Agnes Church, Avon. Entombment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Friends of the Rochester Police Mounted Patrol SEAC, 990 South Clinton Ave., Rochester NY 14620. Arrangements by Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 West Main S., Caledonia, NY 14423.
Judy A. Clary
Judy A. Clary, 49, of Mumford, died unexpectedly on July 1, 2003 at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. Judy was born Jan. 2, 1954 in New York City to Alfred and Cesidia (Martini) Aquila. Judy worked at Aqueduct Group, Rochester. She was an active member at St. Columba Church. She served as Parish Council Chairperson, and assisted with religious education. She is survived by her husband, Stephen Clary of Mumford; daughter, Angela; sisters, Barbara and Cynthia Aquila. Friends called July 3 at the Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 W. Main St., Caledonia. Her Funeral Mass was held Saturday at St. Columba Church, Caledonia. Interment was held at St. Columba Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Golisano Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 23029, Rochester NY 14692 or Caledonia Ambulance, P.O. Box 3. Caledonia NY 14423.
David N. Ford
Owner of Ford Brothers Roofing
David N. Ford, 66, died on July 6, 2003 at his home in Avon. He was born on Oct. 25, 1936 in Mendon, N.Y. the son of Norman and Dorothy (Perkins) Ford. Mr. Ford was predeceased by his wife Thelma Ford in 1999. He was owner and operator of Ford Brothers Roofing in Avon. He was an avid bowler and started the Industry Bowling League in 1955. He is survived by two sons, Gregory (Cynthia) Ford of Avon and Jeffrey (Bettye) Ford of Caledonia; brother Rodney (Nona) Ford of Avon; three grandchildren, Havilah, Irene, and Jennifer Ford; several nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call Wednesday July 9, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., 350 Genesee St. in Avon. His Funeral Service will be held Thursday, July 10 at 3 p.m. at New Horizon Church, 2219 Bronson Hill Road, Avon. Private interment, Avon Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Livingston County Hospice, 2 County Campus, Mt. Morris NY 14510 or the American Cancer Society, 1400 Winton Road North, Rochester NY 14609 in his memory.
Beatrice M. McFadden
Beatrice M. McFadden (Vahue), 76, died suddenly on June 27, 2003 at her home in Avon. She was born on April 9, 1927 in Rochester the daughter of Charles Vahue and Veronica (Roth) Vahue. She was predeceased by her husband Charles R. McFadden in 2002 and son Charles D. McFadden in 1998. She is survived by her children, Susie McFadden of Avon, Don (Sue) McFadden of Avon, Kathleen Cole of Avon, Bruce (Terrie) McFadden of Avon, Michael (Eileen) McFadden of Scottsville, Rick (Eileen) McFadden of West Bloomfield, Trish (Marty) Herkimer of Avon, Meg (Matt) Holmes of Avon, Heather (Rick) Doudt of Avon; five sisters, Marge Vahue, Rosemary Peacock, Doris (DeVillo) McCann, Catherine Cole, Elizabeth Vahue; five brothers, Edward Vahue, James (Janet) Vahue, William Vahue, Richard Vahue, Bernard (Carol) Vahue; brother-in-law Gerald O'Shea; sister-in-law Mary Vahue; 25 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services were held at St. Agnes Church in Avon with Rev. Jerry Appelby officiating. Interment, Avon Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Church McFadden Student Service Award, c/o Avon Chamber Commerce, 74 Genesee St., Avon NY 14414 in her memory. Arrangements by the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home in Avon.
Alice C. Moore
Alice C. Moore, 67, of 17 S. Lackawanna St., Wayland, passed away July 6, 2003 at the Vincent House Comfort Care Facility in Wayland. She was born April 15, 1936 in Wayland. She was the daughter of Charles and Hazel (Cork) Whiteman. Alice lived her entire life in the Wayland area and on April 18, 1953 she and Hollis Moore Jr. entered into a loving marriage. They were happily married for 38 years until Hollis passed away in 1991. She was employed for 21 years as an upholsterer at the Gunlocke Company in Wayland. She also worked for two years at the Champion Company. She enjoyed a couple of years at the Forbes Company prior to her retirement in 1996. Alice was predeceased by her parents, Charles and Hazel Whiteman; her husband Hollis Moore Jr; a sister, Virginia Boylan in 2000; her brother Norman Whiteman in 1983 and a nephew Tim Sliker in 1982. She is survived by her son Randy (Bonnie Wilkenson) Moore of Wayland; her daughter Brenda Thorp of Wayland; her seven grandchildren, Lisa (Michael) Boomhower, Ami (Jason) Belanger, Christin (Dave Holbrook) Moore, Brenden Moore, Alyce Thorp, Holly Thorp, and Noelle Thorp; two great grandchildren; two sisters, Joyce Sliker of Dansville and Catherine (William) Mattice of Wayland; her sister-in-law Lynn Whiteman of California; two aunts; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Alice's funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 13 at the Wayland Village Cemetery with Rev. Osceola Wharton officiating. Contributions in Alice's memory may be made to the Wayland Fire Department, East Naples St., Wayland NY 14572 or the Vincent House, 310 Second Ave., Wayland NY 14572. Arrangements by the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St. in Wayland.