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Obituaries published the week of September 28, 2006
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Oscar H. Bloom
World War II Army veteran
Deerfield Beach, Fla./Mt. Morris - Oscar H. Bloom, 92, died Sept. 19, 2006 at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehab. He was born the son of Philip Bloom and Ida Litsclutz on Nov. 22, 1913 in New York, N.Y. He was a World War II Army veteran. He is survived by his wife Lillian Sonkin Bloom; daughter Mrs. Frank (Ilene) Orlando of Mt. Morris; grandchildren, Matthew and Robert Orlando; several nieces and nephews. Private Military Funeral will be held at the Bath National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Mt. Morris Fire Department, Building Fund, 117 Main St., Mt. Morris NY 14510. Arrangements by Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. in Livonia.
Frank S. Cappotelli
World War II Navy veteran
Frank S. Cappotelli, 83, of Caledonia, died Sept. 19, 2006 at the New York State Veteran's Home in Batavia. He was born April 5, 1923 in Caledonia to Frank and Josephine (Rapone) Cappotelli. Mr. Cappotelli served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of the VFW. He retired from Allen-Bailey Tag in Caledonia and was a member of St. Columba Church in Caledonia. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Josephine; sons, Frank (Georgeann) of The Villages, Fla. and Gary (Martha) Cappotelli of Caledonia; four grandsons, Andrew, Aaron, Matthew and Adam; four great granddaughters; brother, Charles (Mary) Cappotelli; sister Anna Coleman, both of Caledonia; several nieces and nephews. Friends call Thursday and Friday at the Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 W. Main St. in Caledonia. His Funeral Mass was held at St. Columba Church Saturday. Interment was held at St. Columba Church. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the NYS Veteran's Home of Batavia (Erie Cottage), 220 Richmond Ave., Batavia NY 14020.
resident Catherine Cirrincione, formerly of Geneseo, died Sept. 21, 2006 at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Mt. Morris. Mrs. Cirrincione was a resident of 600 Country Lane prior to her entry into the nursing home in 2003. She is survived by one daughter, Jo Agnes Dickinson of Henrietta; three granddaughters, Jennifer (Mark) Lubanski of Leicester, Jamie (Brad) McClain of Piffard, Jodie Wennberg of San Francisco, Calif.; five great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; sister Lucy Meyers of Nebraska; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Raphael; her daughter Mary Ann Fernandez; her brother John Papaserge; and her sister Mary Worden. She was born Sept. 10, 1911 in Cuddysport, Pa. the daughter of Anthony and Jessie Manuelle Papaserge. Visitation was held at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. on Monday followed by Funeral Services in the Chapel of St. Joseph's Cemetery in Niagara Fall, N.Y. Interment, St. Joseph's Cemetery. Memorial may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Eusebio R. Sammy Pedraza
Former Mt. Morris resident
Eusebio R. Sammy Pedraza, 74, of 31 Pearl St., Lyons, N.Y., formerly of Mt. Morris, died Sept. 24, 2006 at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital in Newark. He was born in Cayey, Puerto Rico on Dec. 21, 1931. Prior to his retirement he was employed in the Maintenance Department at Marion Foods in Marion and had also worked at Curtis-Burns in Leicester. He is survived by his two children, Sherry Quinones and Richard Pedraza, both of Mt. Morris; three grandchildren, Albertito, Shardy and Erika; and several dear and loving friends. No Prior calling. Services and interment to be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to one's favorite charity. Services entrusted to the John W. Martin Funeral Home, 37 Chapel St. (Route 408) in Mt. Morris. Condolences may be emailed to JohnWMartinFH@aol.com.
Marion E. Vattimo
Marion E. Vattimo, 91, a lifelong resident of Greigsville, died Sept. 24, 2006 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Mrs. Vattimo resided on Genesee St. prior to her entry into the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Mt. Morris. She is survived by her stepson Richard (Antoinette) Vattimo of Florida; their children, Brian (Casey Cannistraci) Vattimo of Albany, N.Y., David (Gina) Vattimo of Chicago, Ill., Christopher (Joann) Vattimo of Lancaster, N.Y.; their children, Alexandria, Christien, Joseph, Anthony, Dante and Jessica; her brother Frank Marlowe of Florida; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Frank Vattimo in 2000, her brothers, Leo, Vincent, Anthony and Alfred Minisci, her sisters, Cora Trippe and Minnie Christiano. She was born Dec. 7, 1914 in Greigsville, the daughter of Joseph and Rose Feolo Minisci. Marion was a 1935 graduate of Geneseo Normal School and began her teaching career in rural schools in the York area. She continued teaching 4th grade at the York Central School until her retirement. Visitation will be held at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. in Geneseo on Thursday from 4-7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held Sept. 29 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Lucy's Church in Retsof. Burial, St. Mary's Cemetery in Geneseo. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Teresa House, 21 Highland Rd., Geneseo NY 14454.