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Obituaries published the week of September 7, 2006
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U.S. Navy veteran
Salvatore Constantino, R.N., 64, of Pebble Beach, Lakeville, died suddenly, Aug. 28, 2006 at Strong Memorial Hospital. He was born in Dansville on Feb. 11, 1942 the son of Salvatore Constantino and Assunta LaChuisa. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1967 to 1969. A Registered Nurse, he received his Bachelor's Degree from St. John Fisher College and his Master's Degree from Brockport State College. He was predeceased by his wife Gweneth on Jan. 5, 2004. He was the proprietor of the Leicester based Elijah House, Inc. He also was a member of the New Horizon Christian Fellowship in Avon. He is survived by his children, Mrs. Michael (Lisa) Stivers of Leicester, Mrs. Ronald (Michele) Koomen of Geneseo, Tor (Kim) Constantino of Henrietta, Mrs. Jeffrey (Heather) Case of Livonia and Matt (Patty) Constantino of Farmington; 12 grandchildren; his sister Frances (James) Koch of Mt. Morris; his brother Anthony Constantino of Mt. Morris; his brother-in-law Matthew Nichols of California; three nieces and two nephews. Friends called Friday at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home In Livonia where Funeral Services were held on Saturday with the Rev. Michael Hicks officiating. Burial, Leicester Cemetery. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the Livonia Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 8, Livonia NY 14487.
Formerly of Conesus
Rose Domuracki, 90, formerly of Conesus and Scranton, Pa., died Aug. 31, 2006, at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Mt. Morris. She was born Sept. 4, 1915 in Scranton, Pa. the daughter of Lucas Malek and Mary Banasik. Her husband Frank predeceased her in 1970. She was employed as a seamstress for many years. She is survived by her sons, Frank (Peggy) Domuracki of Pittsford, Stanley (Barbara) Domuracki of Livonia and Tony (Barbara) Domuracki of Conesus; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren; her brother Joseph Malek of Florida; her sisters, Ann Pinto of New Jersey, Ceil Guarniere of Pennsylvania and Marie Laskowski of Pennsylvania; several nieces and nephews. Her Funeral Mass was celebrated Monday, her birthday, at St. Matthew Church in Livonia with the Rev. John H. Hayes presiding. Burial, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Rochester. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to St. Matthew Church, P.O. Box 77, Livonia NY 14487. Arrangements: Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Route 15, Livonia.
George D. Kenney
U.S. Navy veteran
George D. Kenney, 76, formerly of Livonia, died Aug. 26, 2006 at F.F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua after being transferred from the Veterans Hospital in Canandaigua. He was born in Livonia on Nov. 12, 1929 the son of Karl and Sarah Wheeler Kenney. He served in the U.S. Navy from April 14, 1948 until being honorably discharged on Aug. 1, 1968. Following his military service he returned to Livonia, where he established a farrier business. He also was a race starter at area harness tracks. He was a 49 year member of the Harrison-Lee American Legion Post in Livonia and a long time member of the VFW Post in Sebastian, Fla. He is survived by his wife Shirley Stanley Kenney; his sisters, Karen Kenney and Betsy Melancon, both of Livonia. He was predeceased by his parents and siblings, Mary, Reed, Margaret, Richard and Sarah. Friends called Wednesday and Thursday at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Route 15, Livonia where services were held on Thursday. Burial, Oaklawn Cemetery, West Sparta. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 2113 Chili Ave., Rochester NY 14624.
Virginia M. Little
Virginia M. Little, 79, a retired manager for the Subway franchise in East Avon, died Aug. 31, 2006 at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville. Mrs. Little resided with her daughter in Dalton and was previously a longtime resident of Geneseo. She is survived by her children Luella (David) Wise of Dalton, John Merton (Maria) Little Jr. of Dansville, Jay Little of Nunda, Joseph (Sarah) Little of Nunda, James (Cathy) Little of Geneseo; 15 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter; sister Bernice Towner of Cohocton; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband John Merton Little Sr. She was born Nov. 6, 1926 in South Dansville, the daughter of Leroy and Florence Emery Woodhams. She was a member of the Rochester Koinonia Group. Visitation was held at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. in Geneseo on Sept. 3 where Funeral Services were held Sunday afternoon with Pastor Paul Palmer of Oakland Wesleyan Church in Nunda officiating. Graveside services were held Tuesday in the Lakeview Cemetery in Groveland. Memorials may be made to the family at 2647 State Route 70, Dalton NY 14836.
Harold M. Rush
World War II Army veteran
Avon - Harold M. Harry Rush, 84, died on Sept. 1, 2006 at Teresa House in Geneseo. Mr. Rush was born on Feb. 8, 1922 in Brockport, N.Y. the son or Robert and Mildred Rush. Harry was a World War II Army veteran and landed on Utah Beach Normandy. He was also a retiree of Eastman Kodak Company. He enjoyed reading, music, and was a collector of many books. He was an avid golfer. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Edna Rush. He is survived by his children, Linda (Howard) Fries, Steven (Carol) Rush, Peter (Carol) Rush; grandchildren, Allison Clark, Shannon (John) Coyne, Carolyn Kunz, Rebecca (Vince) Ouellette, Craig (Lynn) Rush, Corey (Mike) Weterrings, Traci Rush; seven great grandchildren. Calling hours were held Monday, Sept. 4) at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. 350 Genesee St. in Avon. His Funeral Service was held Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church, East Avon with Rev. Dr. Thomas Taylor officiating. Interment with full military honors at the East Avon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Teresa House, 21 Highland Road, Geneseo NY 14454.
Arlene Stewart, 91, a retired teacher at York Central School in Retsof, died Sept. 5, 2006 at the Avon Nursing Home. Mrs. Stewart resided on Retsof Ave. in Retsof prior to her entry into the nursing home in June 2003. She is survived by her husband Harold J. Stewart of Retsof; sister Lorraine Slane of Pavilion; stepchildren, James (Linda) Stewart of Middleton, Wis., Sr. Mary Stewart of Ocean, N.J.; step grandchildren, Ian Stewart and Sarah Fleming; several nieces and nephews. Arlene was a graduate of the Geneseo Normal School and a longtime member of the Covington United Presbyterian Church. She was born Jan. 11, 1915 in York, the daughter of Ray and Georgia Biggart Milligan. Visitation will be held at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. in Geneseo on Thursday from 4-7 p.m.. Funeral Services will be held Friday, Sept. 8 at 1 p.m. at the Covington United Presbyterian Church with Rev. Neil Frood Jr. officiating. Burial, Pleasant Valley Cemetery in York. Memorials may be made to the Covington United Presbyterian Church, 1701 Craig Rd., Pavilion NY 14525.