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Obituaries published the week of October 21, 2004
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In Memoriam

Dorothea E. Betlem

Dorothea E. Betlem (Carter), 90, died Oct. 15, 2004. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard. She is survived by her daughters, Barbara (Lee) Ringuette, Gloria (Kent Divers) Betlem; grandchildren, Ken (Amy) Tatlock and Doug (Debbie) Tatlock; great grandchildren, Adam and Jacob Tatlock. Dorothea was a dedicated wife and mother and had been employed by American Chemical Society before moving to Florida. She recently returned to Geneseo to be near family. Friends are invited to meet with family Monday, Nov. 1 from 2-4 p.m. at the Community Center of Morgan Estates, 4339 Clear View Drive, Geneseo. Arr. Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., Livonia.

Rose M. Dehn


Rose M. Dehn, 95, a resident of the Avon Nursing Home, died there Oct. 17, 2004. Mrs. Dehn was a longtime resident of North St. in Geneseo prior to her entry into the Nursing Home in 1997. She is survived by her son Thomas (Jacqueline) Dehn of Goodyear, Ariz., daughter Patricia O'Keeffe of Seaford, N.Y.; four grandchildren, several great grandchildren; sisters, Betty (Frank) Orlando of Geneseo, Christina Scoville of Geneseo, Virginia (Ambrose) Reele of Niagara Falls; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Walter J. Dehn in 1989. She was born March 31, 1909 in Belfast, N.Y. the daughter of Joseph and Catherine Procopio Curcio. She was a member of St. Mary's Church in Geneseo. She was a 1931 graduate of the Buffalo City Hospital School of Nursing where she was employed upon graduation as a Registered Nurse. No prior calling hours. Funeral Mass was held Oct. 20 at St. Mary's Church in Geneseo with Father Daniel McMullin officiating. Burial, St. Mary's Cemetery in Geneseo. Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Church, 13 North St., Geneseo NY 14454 or the Avon Nursing Home, 215 Clinton St., Avon NY 14414.

Richard V. Fouquet

World War II veteran

Richard V. Fouquet, 76, of East Lake Road, Livonia, died Oct. 18, 2004 at his home after a long illness. He was born the son of John and Edna Ritz Fouquet on Oct. 14, 1928 in Rochester. He was an Army Veteran of World War II, a member of St. Matthew Church in Livonia, and the Conesus Lake Association. He was a retiree of Eastman Kodak Company, retiring in 1984 after 36 years of service. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 55 years, Barbara; brother John (Lorraine) Fouquet of Rochester; sister Jane (David) Mathewson of Three Mile Bay, N.Y.; several nieces and nephews, including Kathleen Viviani and Christy Mathewson, both of Rochester; and his faithful dog Buster. Friends may call Friday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., Route 15, Livonia. His Funeral Mass will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Matthew Church, Route 20A in Livonia with the Rev. John Hayes and Rev. Edward Zenkel officiating. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the St. Matthew Church Building Fund, Box 77, Livonia NY 14487 or to the Humane Society at Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Road, Fairport NY 14450.

Janice J. Penvose

Livonia Center resident

Janice J. Penvose, 68, of Woodruff Road in Livonia Center, died Oct. 13, 2004 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. She was born the daughter of Arthur and Salma Lunoblad Coder on June 19, 1936 in Westville, Pa. She was raised by her mother and her stepfather Willard Burley. She is survived by her husband John E. Penvose Sr.; her children, John (Mamie) Penvose Jr. of Avon, Elizabeth (Ronald) Harder of Georgia, Patricia (George) Hill of Hemlock and William (Stephanie) Penvose of North Carolina; 13 grandchildren and five great grandchildren; four brothers and five sisters; several nieces and nephews. Friends called Saturday at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., Route 15 in Livonia where services were held Sunday. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society or to Camp Good Days and Special Times, 1332 Pittsford Mendon Road, Mendon NY 14506.

Patricia VanIngen

Former Wayland resident

Patricia VanIngen, 81, formerly of Washington St. in Wayland and more recently a resident of the Livingston County Skilled Nursing Healthcare Facility in Geneseo, passed away Oct. 15, 2004 at the healthcare facility. She was born Dec. 14, 1922 in Spokane, Wash., the daughter of William and Helen McCabe. She resided in the Spokane area and in the Rochester area for many years with her adopted parents, Charles and Lyna Wilson. On Oct. 25, 1946 Patricia and Willis Arthur VanIngen entered into a loving marriage at the Paddy Hill Church in Rochester. Together they celebrated over 40 years of marriage prior to Willis passing away in 1987. Patricia's employment career included coloring photographs for numerous studios, driving a bus, an employee of New York State at the Department of Motor Vehicles, and as a cafeteria monitor at St. Joseph's School. However her passion was being self employed as an artist. She owned and operated Patricia's Porcelain Dolls for many years. She was a collector of those dolls and miniature furniture. Patricia was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church in Wayland, a member of the St. Joseph's Legion of Mary, a Girl Scout leader that included her forming and leading the Girl Scout Glee Club in Rochester; and she was a member of the Doll Artisan Guild in Oneonta, N.Y. She was predeceased by her husband, Willis Arthur VanIngen; her brother Patrick McCabe. She is survived by her children, R. Grey VanIngen of Shortsville, Patricia “Bunny” Gerber and her husband Mark of Springwater, A. Lynn VanIngen of Jacksonville, Fla., and A. Jay VanIngen and his wife Sara of Geneseo; seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; her brother John Evans; along with several nieces and nephews. Her family and friends called Sunday at the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St. in Wayland. A Rosary Service was conducted following calling hours. A prayer service was conducted Monday morning at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph's Church in Wayland. Interment, Whitehaven Cemetery at the convenience of her family. Contributions in Patricia VanIngen's memory may be made to the Livingston County Health Care Facility, 4600 Millennium Dr., Geneseo NY 14454.