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Obituaries published the week of August 16, 2001
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In Memoriam

Florence May Carney

Florence May Carney, 96, of Avon, died Aug. 12, 2001, at the Skilled Nursing Facility in Geneseo. She was born June 8, 1905 in Sonyea, the daughter of Frank and Ella May (Bodine) Lyddon. She was retired from Dinion Coil Company and was a past member of the Avon XYZ Club. She was predeceased by her husband John Carney, daughter Florence Lewis, sisters Janet Clements and Gladys Yates. She is survived by her daughters, Arlene Driscoll of Rochester and Mary Louise (Walter) Bailor of Geneseo; sons, John (Laura) Carney of LeRoy, William (Barbara) Carney of Groveland, Robert (Shirley) Carney of Avon, and Harold (Josephine) Carney of Phelon, Calif.; 23 grandchildren; 45 great grandchildren and seven great great grandchildren; a sister Julia L. Clements of Avon; and nieces and nephews. Graveside services were held Aug. 15 at Temple Hill Cemetery in Geneseo with Rev. John Zatkiewicz officiating. Memorials may be made to Theresa House, 21 Highland Road, Geneseo NY 14454 or to a charity of your choice. Arrangements by Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. in Avon.

Richard L. Kantowski

Richard L. Kantowski, 81, of Buffalo/Caledonia, died, Aug. 8, 2001, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. He was born Aug. 2, 1920, in Buffalo. He served in World War II and is retired from General Motors in Buffalo. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Rosemarie and Bruce Grondahl of Buffalo; son and daughter-in-law, Richard J. and Cathryn Kantowski of Caledonia; six grandchildren. He is predeceased by his wife Eugenia. No prior calling. Friends were invited to attend his Funeral Mass Aug. 13 at St. Columba Church. Interment was held at St. Columba Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Parkinson's Disease Center, University of Rochester, 919 Westfall Rd., Suite 220, Rochester NY 14618. Arrangements made by Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 W. Main St. in Caledonia.

Glenne Mary Martin

Glenne Mary (Place) Martin “Midge”, 74, of Caledonia, died at the Teresa House in Geneseo after a short illness. She was born April 25, 1927 in Caledonia to Charles R. and Virginia (Miller) Place. Midge was a homemaker. She is survived by her sisters, Joan (Marty) Place Solberg, Virginia Place Swarts; several nieces and nephews. Services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to Teresa House, 21 Highland Road, Geneseo. Arrangements by Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 W. Main St. in Caledonia.

Donald C. McClary Sr.

Donald C. McClary Sr., 66, of 7119 West Swamp Road, Conesus, died Aug. 9, 2001 at Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw. He was born the son of Clayton and Evelyn (Sutfin) McClary on April 19, 1935 in Freemont, N.Y. He was employed as a custodian at Livonia Central School for 11 years, retiring in July of 2001. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church in Livonia and a Union Member of LNPO. He is survived by his wife Carol Ann; three children, Janet Cratsley of Pavilion, Donald (Janet) McClary Jr. of Texas and Steven McClary of Albion; stepchildren John C. Maddalena of Victor and Angela Marie Maddalena of Batavia; 11 grandchildren and one great granddaughter; one sister Carol (George) Bean of Hamburg; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends called Saturday at the KEVIN W. DOUGHERTY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 21 Big Tree St., Livonia. Funeral Mass was held Monday at St. Joseph's Church, Livonia. Interment, St. Michael's Cemetery, Livonia. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Alice M. Whalen

Alice M. Whalen, 84, of Avon, died Aug. 7, 2001 at the Skilled Nursing Facility in Geneseo. She was born in Rochester Feb. 2, 1917, the daughter of Edward and Bertha (Brooks) Whalen. She retired in 1979 from the Rittenhouse Company in Honeoye Falls. She was a member of St. Agnes Church and the Avon XYZ Club. She is survived by two sister, Bernice Streamer of Henrietta and Teresa (Charles) Swanger of Lima; a sister-in-law Shirley Whalen of Canandaigua; several nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday at St. Agnes Church in Avon with the Rev. Edward Zenkel officiating. Interment, St. Rose Cemetery in Lima. Memorials may be made to the Avon Rotary-Lions Ambulance, 60 Temple St., Avon NY 14414. Arrangements by Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home, 350 Genesee St. in Avon.

Dominick J. D'Angelo

Dominick J. D'Angelo, 93, of 39 W. Main St., Avon, died Aug. 14, 2001 at the Livingston County Campus Skilled Nursing Facility in Mt. Morris. He was born the son of Philip and Mamie (LoFaso) on May 17, 1908 in Avon. He owned and operated D'Angelo's Five and Dime Store in Avon from 1932 until his retirement in 1970. He married Carrie Alaimo on June 30, 1932. He was a member of St. Agnes Church in Avon, a former member of the Avon Rotary Club where he performed in the annual Rotary Show. He had attended the Eastman School of Music in Rochester. He played guitar for the 3 D's music group that included brothers Sam and Carl D'Angelo. He is survived by his wife of 69 years Carrie; one son Charles W. D'Angelo of Batavia; daughter-in-law Gladys (Cole) D'Angelo of Avon; grandsons, Philip (Mary) D'Angelo Jr. of Warsaw, William (Lisa) D'Angelo of Mt. Morris and Robert (Dawn) D'Angelo and Kevin Dougherty of Livonia; granddaughters, Holly Dunlap of Lockport, Valerie D'Angelo of Indiana and Julie D'Angelo of Rochester; 11 great grandchildren, Erin and Marisa Bailey and Leanna Dunlap all of Lockport, Ryan, Deanna and Shannon Dougherty of Livonia, Philip III, Catherine and Jonathan D'Angelo all of Warsaw, Emily and William D'Angelo both of Mt.Morris; one sister, Angelina (John) Temperato of Avon; one sister-in-law Victoria D'Angelo of Caledonia; nieces, nephews and friends including Bob and Shirley Carney of Avon. He was predeceased by his son Dr. Philip D. D'Angelo on March 10, 2001 and granddaughter Susan D'Angelo-Dougherty on March 7, 1997 and daughter-in-law Camille Patti D'Angelo on Oct. 8,1998. Friends may call Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 at the KEVIN W. DOUGHERTY FUNERAL HOME, 21 Big Tree St. (Routes 15 & 20A) Livonia. Funeral Mass to be held Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Agnes Church in Avon with the Rev. John Hayes officiating. Interment, St. Agnes Cemetery, Avon. Memorials may be made to the Dr. Philip D. D'Angelo/ Susan D'Angelo Dougherty Memorial Scholarship Fund, PO Box 59, Livonia, NY 14487 or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Association, 277 Alexander St., Rochester, NY 14607.