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Obituaries published the week of November 10, 2005
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In Memoriam

Donna M. Beals

Geneseo resident

Donna M. Beals, 46, of Stapley Road in Geneseo, died suddenly Nov. 1, 2005 at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville. She is survived by her husband Harold “Zuke” Beals; her son Greg Beals at home; her mother Nancy (Robert) Burch of Lakeville; two sisters, Sandy (Phil) Burch of Livonia and Mary Rawls of Florida; two brothers, James (Shelly) Burch of Avon and William (Colleen) Burch of Springwater; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was born Oct. 24, 1959 in Rochester the daughter of James and Nancy Neiner Burch. Donna was a native of Lakeville and attended Livonia Central Schools. Visitation was held at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. in Geneseo on Friday where Funeral Services were held Nov. 4 with Rev. Sally Glassbrook of the Groveland Federated Parish officiating. Burial, Pleasant Valley Cemetery in York. Memorials may be made to the family at 4873 Stapley Rd., Geneseo NY 14454.

Patrick J. DioGuardi

Mt. Morris resident

Patrick J. DioGuardi, 77, of 13 Fiddler Road in Mt. Morris, died Nov. 1, 2005 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. He was born the son of Joseph and Sarah (Noto) DioGuardi on March 11, 1928 in Gary, N.Y. Prior to his retirement he was employed at the 435 Laborers Union of Rochester. He is survived by his wife Frances; eight children, Leah (Tom) Shaffer of Geneseo, Karen of Casadaga, Salvatore (Darcia) of Mt. Morris, Sarah (Jim Sickles of Caledonia, Patrick (Kim) of Leicester, Christine (Tom) Anderson of Macedon, Joseph (Sandy) of Hornell and Frances (Fred) Bundschuh of Retsof; 23 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; brothers and sisters; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Richard. Friends called Friday at the John W. Martin Funeral Home, 37 Chapel St. (Route 408), Mt. Morris where Funeral Services were held Friday with Deacon George Spezzano officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Oncology Unit at Strong Memorial Hospital, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester NY 14642. Condolences may be emailed to

Mary Kay Matlach

Former Mt. Morris resident

Mary Kay Matlach, 60, of Endwell, formerly of Mt. Morris, died Oct. 28, 2005. She is survived by her sons, Timothy Bryant of Winterhaven, Fla. and Joel (Robin) Bryant of Jacksonville, Fla.; two grandsons, Thomas and Matthew; sisters, Jeanne (Raymond) Hackett of Mt. Morris and Rory (Clarence) Marlowe of Livonia; nieces and nephews. No prior calling. Graveside Services were held Nov. 7 at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Mt. Morris. Memorials may be made to Cancer Research. Arr: John W. Martin Funeral Home, in Mt. Morris. Condolences for the family may be emailed to