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Obituaries published the week of July 14, 2005
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Shirley R. Budd
Security Trust retiree
Shirley R. Budd, 67, a retired administrator for Security Trust Company in Rochester, died Friday, Sept. 17, 2004 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Mrs. Budd resided on Middle Road in Rush and was a native of Geneseo. She was survived by her husband Howard E. Budd, who passed away on May 16, 2005. She is survived by her stepson Howard (Louise) Budd II of Rochester; brother James (Carolyn) Culbertson on Indianapolis, Ind.; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father Samuel Culbertson and her mother Ruth Mickey Culbertson. She was born June 2, 1937 in Geneseo the daughter of Samuel and Ruth Rowley Culbertson. No prior calling hours. Memorial services will be held Saturday, July 16, 2005 at 11 a.m. at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 23 Main St. in Geneseo with Rev. Mark Lattime officiating. Interment, Temple Hill Cemetery in Geneseo. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse NY 13220-3049.
World War II veteran
Cohocton - Charles G. Dick, 88, of 10 Hill St., passed away July 1, 2005 at Ira Davenort Memorial Hospital in Bath. Charlie was born May 6, 1917 in Rochester the son of Clarence Sercu and Alice Webber. He grew up in Rochester and resided most of his life there. He lived in the Hamlin area with his daughter Jeanne for a couple of years prior to moving to Cohocton almost 12 years ago. He was a World War II veteran. He served his country for two different terms in the U.S. Army. He served from August 1936 until November 1938 and from May 1940 until June 1941. He was honorably discharged from both his terms. Subsequent to his armed services career, Charlie and Winifred Shields entered into marriage. Together they celebrated over 45 years of marriage. Charlie was employed as a machine repair man at Kodak in Rochester retired from there after 37 years. Charlie loved to play baseball as evidenced by his years of playing on teams at Kodak Park. He also was a staunch New York Yankees fan. He enjoyed animals. He had numerous bird, squirrel and raccoon feeders. However Charlie also enjoyed most of all raising his five daughters, Winifred, Sharon, Patty, Jeanne and Susan. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was predeceased by his wife Winifred Dick, a daughter Winifred Miller and two granddaughters, Rachel Webster and Dawn Marie Thomas. He is survived by his children, Sharon Dick (Ann Pehle) of Rhode Island, Patty (Danny) Thomas of Albion, Jeanne Dick of Cohocton, Susan Devra Crogg of Oklahoma and a special friend that was like a daughter Rosemary Bullis of Cohocton; son-in-law Don Miller of Rochester; three grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brother-in-law Eddie (May) Shields of Henrietta; along with nieces and nephews. A special thank to the individuals at Steuben County Hospice that assisted with the care of Charlie is extended from his family. Charlie's Funeral Service was conducted Saturday at the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St. in Wayland. Interment with military honors followed the Funeral Service at Mapleview Cemetery in Cohocton. Contributions in Charles G. Dick's memory may be made to the Open Door Mission, 156 N. Plymouth Ave., Rochester NY 14608 or to the Wallace Food Pantry, Rt. 415, Wallace NY 14890.
C. Boonie Gervase
Mt. Morris/Nunda - C. Boonie Gervase,died peacefully at his home July 4, 2005 in the arms of his beloved wife Linda and son Joe. He is also survived by his daughters, Suzanne Vlietstra, Veronica, Rhonda and Valerie; grandchildren, Kailee, Olivia, Brandon, Jeremy and Garrett; brothers, Sam of Mt. Morris and Ronald of Batavia. He was born the son of Joseph and Nora Cicero Gervase on Sept. 30, 1940 in Warsaw, N.Y. He was a retiree of the Local Union #435, a former member of the Mt. Morris Masonic Lodge, a member of the Dansville Masonic Lodge, past District Deputy Grand Master and a member of the Mt. Morris Ambulance and the Mt. Morris Fire Department. Boonie went on an excursion last year on his motorcycle and rode to the North Pole. He was an avid golfer and a member of the Woodlynn Hills Golf Club in Nunda. Friends called Wednesday at the John W. Martin Funeral Home, 37 Chapel St. in Mt. Morris where prayers were said Thursday followed by his Funeral Mass at St.Patrick's Church in Mt. Morris. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the Livingston County Hospice Fund, 2 County Campus, Mt. Morris NY 14510, the American Cancer Society or to the Christian Motorcycle Association, Dalton NY 14836.
Mary L. Onorati
Mary L. Onorati, 94, of Mill Road in Greece, N.Y., died July 8, 2005 at Park Ridge Hospital in Greece surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Onorati was previously from Greigsville. She is survived by her children, Rose Cordaro of LeRoy, Angeline (Robert) Sherman of Caledonia, John (Edith) Onorati Jr. of Rochester, Francis Muzzy (Lois) Onorati of Leicester, Patricia Onorati of Greigsville, Barbara (Vito) Colline (daughter) of Rochester; 16 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; 21 great great grandchildren; sister-in-law Matilda Pascuzzo of Greigsville; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband John Onorati Sr. She was born May 14, 1911 in Greigsville, the daughter of John and Vinceza Minguella Pascuzzo. Visitation was held at Rector-Hicks Funeral Home Inc. on July 11, where Funeral Services followed calling with Deacon George Spezzano of St. Mary's Church in Geneseo officiating. Burial, St. Mary's Cemetery in Geneseo. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse NY 13220 or the Greece Volunteer Ambulance Fund, 867 Long Pond Rd., Rochester NY 14612.
James A. Reandau
Air Force veteran
James A. Reandau, 71, a retired foreman for Rochester Gas and Electric, died July 6, 2005 at his residence on Willow Trail in Lakeville. He is survived by his wife Sandra Barber Reandau of Avon; his children, Michael (Lannette) Reandau of MD, James (Laurie) Reandau of Pennsylvania, Robert (Barbara) Reandau of MD, Thomas (Sue) Reandau of MD, Lauree (Neil) Schnurbusch of Henrietta, Jacy Reandau of Avon; 12 grandchildren; his mother Evelyn Reandau of NE; two brothers, Dale (Betty) Reandau of NE, Walt (Pat) Reandau of Arizona; sister Rosemary (Charlie) Fosberg of NE; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father Simon Reandau. He was born Nov. 26, 1933 in Hooper, Neb., the son of Simon and Evelyn Reinholdt Reandau. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict enlisting in January 1952 and was discharged in January 1955. He was a former member of the Geneseo Kiwanis Club. Visitation was held at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. in Geneseo on July 11. Funeral Services were held July 12 at St. Mary's Church in Geneseo with Father Patrick Connor officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to the Geneseo Kiwanis Club, P.O. Box 71, Geneseo NY 14454.
Cohocton - Salvatore J. Zambito, 45, of 21 Erie St., passed away July 10, 2005 at Strong Memorial Hospital. Salvatore was born June 6, 1960 in Dansville, the son of Salvatore and Rosemary (Stocking) Zambito. He was predeceased by his father, Salvatore Zambito in November 2000. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Zambito of Cohocton; his mother, Rosemary Zambito of Dansville; his brother, Anthony (Becky) Zambito of Geneseo; his sister, Allison (Edward) Crosson of Dansville; his nieces and nephews, Danny, Nicky and Josh Zambito, along with Rebecca Crosson; and Tycen and Mariah Zambito; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Salvatore's Funeral Service and interment will be conducted at the convenience of his family. The St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St. in Wayland has assisted Salvatore's family with this funeral arrangements.