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Obituaries published the week of September 6, 2001
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Frank V. Avery
Frank V. Avery, 79, owner of the Idle Hour in Geneseo, died, Aug. 30, 2001, at his residence, 4 Northview Dr. in Geneseo. He is survived by his wife Marsha; his children, Heather (Craig) Chiara of Geneseo, Eric Avery of Rochester, Cheryl (David) Avery of Georgia, Robert (Heather) Avery of North Carolina, Frank (Shelly) Avery Jr. of Utah, William Avery of Utah; several grandchildren; brothers and sisters. He was born July 31, 1922, in Avoca, N.Y., the son of Maynard and Pearl (Towner) Avery. He served in the Army during World War II enlisting on Jan. 4, 1943, in Rochester and was discharged on Feb. 12, 1946 at Fort Dix, N.J. He was awarded the American Service Medal, EAME Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and World War II Victory Medal. Visitation was held at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home on Saturday. Memorials may be made to Geneseo Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 428, Geneseo NY 14454. Funeral services were held Sept. 1 at the Rector-Hicks Funeral, 111 Main St. in Geneseo with Father Daniel McMullin of St. Mary's Church in Geneseo officiating. Burial, Temple Hill Cemetery in Geneseo.
David S. Caldwell
David S. Caldwell, 46, of 6210 Wilkins Tract, Conesus Lake, died suddenly Aug. 28, 2001 in Livonia. He was born the son of Stanley and Elizabeth (Smith) Caldwell on May 20, 1955 in Dansville. He graduated from Dansville High School in 1973. He married Kimberly Love on Feb. 20, 1982. He was employed by the Conesus Lake County Sewer District as Plant Operator in Lakeville. He was a member of the Sparta First Presbyterian Church where he was an elder of the Church and a member of CSEA. He is survived by his wife of 19 years Kimberly; two children, Rebecca and Tamara, both at home; parents, Stanley and Elizabeth Caldwell of Groveland; two sisters, Cindy (Dennis) Muck of West Henrietta and Diane (David) Baehre of Lancaster, N.Y.; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends called Thursday at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., 21 Big Tree St., Livonia. Funeral services were held Friday at the Sparta First Presbyterian Church in Groveland Station. Interment, Union Cemetery, Scottsburg. Memorials may be made to the Sparta First Presbyterian Church, 4687 Scottsburg Road in Groveland.
Evelyn Rose DiGiacomo
Evelyn Rose DiGiacomo, 84, of 268 West Lake Road, Honeoye, died Aug. 28, 2001 at Elm Manor Nursing Home in Canandaigua. She was born the daughter of Julius and Florence (Taylor) DiGiacomo on April 22, 1917 in Rochester. She is survived by her sister Elvera Lambo of Rochester; one nephew Robert Lambo of Webster and two great grandnieces, Cheryl Lambo of Hilton and Ann Marie Lambo of Rochester; several cousins. No prior calling. Graveside services were held Thursday at Lakeview Cemetery in Honeoye. Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Church, 8961 W. Main St. in Honeoye. Arrangements by Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. in Honeoye.
Catherine R. Wheeler
Catherine R. Kay Wheeler, 88, formerly of Avon, died Aug. 27, 2001 at the Hurstbourne Care Center in Louisville, N.Y. She was born May 1, 1913 in Batavia the daughter of George and Genevieve (Judge) Burns. Kay was a registered nurse and had worked at the Highland Hospital in Rochester, St. Jerome's Hospital in Batavia and Binghamton Memorial Hospital before becoming the plant nurse for General Foods Corporation in Avon. She was a member of St. Agnes Church, the American Legion Auxiliary, the Avon XYZ Club and the former St. Agnes Rosary Society. She was predeceased by her husband Paul Wheeler in 1995. She is survived by two daughters, Ellen Wheeler of Louisville, Ky. and Kathleen Wheeler of Maynard, Mass.; granddaughter Cheryl Ruckriegl of St. Louis, Mo.; two sisters, Margaret Swanson of Batavia and Jane Cristner of Pavilion; nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to her Memorial Service on Friday, September 21 at 2 p.m. at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 350 Genesee St., Avon. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse NY 13220-3049 or to St. Michael's Catholic Church Ministers of Care, 12707 Taylorsville Rd., Louisville KY 40299.
Anna M. Zintel
Anna M. Zintel, 88, of 32 S. Church St., Nunda died Aug. 31, 2001 at home. She was born the daughter of John and Frances Megliore on July 15, 1913 in Mt. Morris. She retired from Craig Developmental Center in Sonyea. She had also worked at the TB Hospital and Hickey-Freeman in Mt. Morris. She was a member of the Eastern Star in Econdido, California. She is survived by her two daughters, Margaret Brown of Arizona and Donna Atwood of Nunda; four sons, Chris Zintel of Arkansas, William Zintel of Silver Springs, Francis Zintel of Perry and Harry Zintel Jr. of Nunda, 12 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She predeceased by her husband Harry Zintel Sr. in 1980. Friends called Wednesday at the JOHN W. MARTIN FUNERAL HOME, 37 Chapel St.(Route 408), Mt. Morris. Graveside services to be held on Thursday at 10 am at Mt. Morris Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Nunda Ambulance Fund, Nunda, NY 14517.