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Obituaries published the week of November 28, 2002
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Daniel P. Deming
Mr. Daniel P. Deming, 54, died on November 21, 2002 at his home in Copperas Cove, TX. He was formerly of Avon. Mr. Deming was born on September 28, 1948 in Rochester the son of Fred and Mary Deming. He attended Avon schools and graduated Avon High School in 1968 where he played High School football. He entered the Army in 1968 and served in Vietnam and the Gulf Wars. He was awarded the Bronze Star. He was retired from the US Army as SFC/E7 in October 1992 with over 24 years of service. Following his military retirement, he worked for military contractors Brown, Root, Dyna Corp. & TRW. He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Sung Ho Deming of Copperas Cove, TX; son John Bates of Hallsville MO; 3 daughters Mary Growney of Hauber Heights, OH, Michelle Butler of Phoenix, AZ, Helen Ryan of Colorado Springs, CO; sister Bonnie Gibson; 3 brothers Fred Deming, Jr., David Deming, Jerry Deming; 8 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Calling hours and Funeral Services were held Copperas Cove, TX. Interment Killeen Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. Barry Cabell officiating. Contributions may be made to Scott and White Hospice (2401 South 31st Street Temple TX, 76508) in his memory. Arrangements by the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., Avon.
Sean J. Fuller
Sean J. Fuller, 20, went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 19, 2002. He was born the son of Robert and Jean Graning Fuller on Aug. 26, 1982 in Rochester. He was a graduate of Livonia Central School. He was predeceased by his brother Patrick. He is survived by his parents, Robert and Jean Fuller; brother Matthew and sister Shannon; paternal grandparents, James and Marjory Fuller; uncles, Alan (Cathy) Graning, Andrew Fuller, Christopher (Jennifer) Fuller, William (Wendy) Fuller; aunts, Margaret (Robert) Dosti; and Kirk Miller. Also survived by Ashley and many friends and cousins. Friends called Friday at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., Route 15, Livonia. Funeral Services were held Saturday at the Central Presbyterian Church in Geneseo. Burial, Temple Hill Cemetery. Friends wishing may make memorial contributions to the Teresa House, 21 Highland Rd., Geneseo NY 14454.
Richard J. Henderson
Richard J. Henderson, 71, of Avon, died Nov. 22, 2002 at Highland Hospital in Rochester after a long illness. He was born Jan. 12, 1931 in Avon to John and Mary Irene (Dawson) Henderson. Richard worked for Eastman Kodak as a warehouse supervisor for over 35 years. He was a corporal in the Army serving in Germany. He raised and trained race horses for many years. Richard spent many times standing in the winner circle at the Fingerlakes racetrack beside his horse. He enjoyed watching television, listening to country music, and reading the newspaper. He liked basketball and football. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Joan and John Deragon of Albany; brother, Paul Henderson of Avon; stepdaughter, Sue (Charles) Whitley of Gloucester, Va.; grandchildren, David, Jeffrey, Jennifer Whitley, all of Virginia; great grandson, Austin Whitley; several nieces and nephews. His wife Joan and son Scott predecease Richard. Friends called Sunday at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., 350 Genesee St. in Avon where his Funeral Service was held Monday. Interment, St. Agnes Cemetery in Avon. Memorials may be made to the Avon Rotary-Lions Ambulance, 60 Temple St., Avon NY 14414 or Visiting Nurse Hospice, c/o Visiting Nurse Foundation, 2180 Empire Blvd., Webster NY 14580.
Bernice L. Kramer
Bernice L. Kramer, 85, of Dansville, N.Y., passed away Nov. 23, 2002 at Nicholas H. Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville. She was born June 20, 1917, the daughter of Charles and Blanche (Coville) Hults in Cameron, N.Y. Bernice spent the majority of her life in Rochester prior to moving to the Dansville area in 1989. Bernice and Anthony (Tony) Kramer enjoyed many years of marriage prior to his death in 1986. Most of her life was spent being a housewife and mother to her children; however, she was employed for a brief amount of time at the Gunlocke Company in Wayland and for the Curtiss Wright Company of Buffalo. Of greatest joy to Bernice was the time she was able to spend with her grandchildren. She was a loving grandmother and in fact, she has been known to fall asleep on the couch at late hours of the night while Marshall and Wyatt continued to play. Bernice was also well known for her baking ability, especially pies. She is survived by her children. Family and friends called Monday at the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St., Wayland. A Funeral Service was conducted at the Funeral Home Tuesday. Interment, St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Ethelyn M. Pellicci (Thompkins)
Ethelyn M. Pellicci, 87, died suddenly on Nov. 20, 2002 at her home in West Bloomfield, N.Y. She was born Aug. 12, 1915. She was predeceased by her husband Salvatore Pellicci in 1990 and daughter Bonna Gail Burley. She is survived by four daughters, Helen (Edward) Sidebotham of Maryland, Nancy (Harold) Parnell of Alabama, Frances Webster of Maryland, Cindy Boyce of Idaho; three sons, Fred (Almeda) Burley of West Bloomfield, John (Betty) Burley of Tennessee and Gary (Betsey) Barber of Maryland; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services were held Nov. 25 at the Louden Park Cemetery in Baltimore, Md. Entombment, Louden Park Cemetery. Ref. O'Connell-Dougherty Funeral Home in Lima, N.Y.
Frank A. Radesi Sr.
Frank A. Radesi, 82, retired owner of Radesi Shell Gas and Oil in Cuylerville, died Nov. 20, 2002 at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville. Mr. Radesi resided on Canandaigua St. in Cuylerville. He is survived by his wife Betty Boorman Radesi; seven children, Mary (Benny) NiCastro of Mt. Morris, Betty Ann (Joe) Hopper of Perry, Frank (Mary Ann) Radesi Jr. of Cuylerville, Helen (Carl) Chichester of Cuylerville, Pete (Ann) Radesi of Balston Spa, N.Y., Joe (Cindy) Radesi of Mt. Morris, Sandy (Steve) McLean of Retsof; 16 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; three sisters, Anna Brick of Leicester, Lolly Cicero of Mt. Morris, Carrie (Art) Jones of Cuylerville; three brothers, Daniel (Mary) Radesi of Honeoye Falls, John (Frances) Radesi of Rochester, Felix Radesi of Cuylerville; many nieces and nephews. He was born March 13, 1920 in Cuylerville the son of Peter and Francesca (Galleta) Radesi. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II having attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was a member of the Cuylerville Fire Department and the Livingston County Sheriff's Association. He was a former member of the York-Leicester Kiwanis Club. Visitation was held at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. in Geneseo on Friday. Memorials may be made to the Cuylerville Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 247, Leicester NY 14481. Funeral services were held Nov. 23 at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home with Rev. Butch Mothersell of St. John's Episcopal Church in Mt. Morris officiating. Burial will be in Leicester Cemetery.