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Obituaries
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Rothfuss, Jr., Ora George

MACEDON: Passed away on March 17, 2021 at age 90. Ora was born in Penfield, NY on February 24, 1931, to the late Ora and Anna “Rissinger” Rothfuss. He was preceded to heaven by his beloved wife of 63 years, Joanne Mae “Keenan” Rothfuss and brother Jake (Mary Ellen) Rothfuss.  He is survived by his Siblings Lois (Albert) […]

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Ray, Paul D

PALMYRA: Lost a courageous battle with brain cancer on March 16, 2021. He is predeceased by his parents, Robert and Jackie Ray.  Paul is survived by his wife, Shannon Retan, his children Ella Ray, Lily Ray, and Jordan (Jordon Moorhouse) Retan; brothers, Jeff (Vicki) Hoad and Rich Hoad; brother-in-law, Scott Retan; nephews, Steven (Krissy) Hoad, […]

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Grevell, Jr., Roland

MARION: Entered into rest on Monday, March 15, 2021 at age 86. Predeceased by grandson: Jason Covey. Survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Sandy Grevell;  children: Deborah (Paul) Davis, Kenneth (Theresa) Grevell, Donna Covey, Timothy (Elly) Grevell, and Holly (Jerome) LaMonica; grandchildren: Kevin, Julie, Matthew, Alexander, Nicholas, Jennifer, Cassandra, Kaitlynn, Emily, and Laura, […]

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Johnson, Paul Roman

NEWARK: Paul Roman Johnson, 86, of West Avenue in Newark, died on March 15, 2021 at the DeMay Living Center. All services will be private.  Burial will be in Newark Cemetery.   Memorials, in his name, may be made to the Newark-Arcadia Historical Society, 120 High St., Newark, NY 14513. Paul was born in Rochester, […]

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Anderson, Todd Lee (Aka: Rebel Man)

SODUS: Went home to the lord on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at the age of 51.  He was born on Saturday, August 9, 1969 and is predeceased by his father, George Anderson and brother-in-law Gary Lawrence, Sr.  Survived by his  Mother, and stepfather,  Donna and Burt Putman of Lyons, NY; sister Tammy Anderson of Lyons, NY; Nephew Gary (Denise) Lawrence, Jr., of Wolcott, […]

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Shipley Jr., William

ROSE: William Shipley Jr., well known as Jr., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at his home surrounded by family. He was born on April 11, 1929 in Little Orleans, Maryland, son of the late William H. Shipley, and Sarah Morris Shipley. Prior to retirement he was employed as a Foreman at Parker […]

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Goodwin, Betsy J.

MACEDON: Died on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at the age of 65. Please join the family for Betsy’s funeral at 11am on Saturday, March 20 at Western presbyterian Church of Palmyra. Covid protocols must be followed. In lieu of flowers please consider memorials to Dollars for Scholars Pal-Mac Chapter, Eric Goodwin Memorial Scholarship, 151 Hyde […]

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Sloan, Robert A. “Andy”

PALMYRA: Died suddenly on Friday, March 12, 2021 at the age of 78. Andy was born September 10, 1942 in Utica, NY, the son of Robert and Eleonore (Ziegler) Sloan. He and Carol (Walton) Sloan were married on November 16, 1966 and enjoyed 54 happy years of marriage. Andy held a bachelors degree from Colgate […]

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Anderson, Audrey J. (Carey)

ONTARIO: Entered into rest on Friday, March 12, 2021 at age 81. Predeceased by her husband: Kenneth Anderson. Audrey carried herself with great poise and was always recognized by her radiant smile. Survived by her loving children: Kim (Bill) Williams, Kendra (Bryant) Chalmers, Kenny Anderson, and Kelly (Randy) Trimble; grandchildren: Heather Behrendt, Jenifer Tugal, Tamika […]

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Kropac, Doris

WOLCOTT/LYONS: age 86, passed away at Newark-Wayne Hospital on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. She was predeceased by her Mom, Evelyn Northrup; son, Robert Ross; daughter and son-in-law, Diane (David) Woods and sister, Nancy Horton. Doris is survived by her daughters, Connie (Ernie) Ross and Elaine Roats; son, Bill Kropac; 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 2 […]

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Nielsen, James A.

PALMYRA/MARION: Joined his wife Marilyn on 3/7/2021, on their 69th wedding anniversary, at the age of 89. James was predeceased by his wife, Marilyn (Hulbert), daughter, Deborah (East). Parents, Arthur Nielsen and Lillian (Burmeister); sisters, Shirley Townley and Doris Donadoni. Survived by his children, Lawerence (Karen), Kirk, Amy (Nielsen) Powers, Ronald (Susan). Grandchildren, Danielle Bailey, […]

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Williams, Robert J.

WOLCOTT: Robert J. Williams, 84, passed away on Thursday, March 11, 2021, at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital.  In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to a favorite charity of your own choice in memory of Robert.  Robert was born on Saturday, August 29, 1936, in Rochester, NY. Robert spent his life in the Rochester area graduating […]

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Oliver Whelehan Courtney

Oliver Whelehan Courtney; beloved son of Margaret and Daniel Courtney, was born sleeping at Highland Hospital at 7:21PM on March 8, 2021. Oliver is survived by grandparents Peter and Elizabeth Whelehan, Mary Courtney, and Daniel (Marcelina) Courtney Sr, as well as great grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends too numerous to list. Oliver was 5lbs 14oz […]

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Welker, James F. “Jamie”

WILLIAMSON: In our most loving memory of Jamie who passed away on March 2, 2021 at the young age of 50.  Beloved husband, father, son, brother, in-law, and friend. He is survived by his wife, Sue Welker of 22 years; children, Connor and Gabriella Welker; parents, Floyd and Ann Welker; sisters, MeiMei (Paul Stewart) Welker […]

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Herman, William E.

PALMYRA: William passed away on June 11, 2019.  He was born on February 12, 1935. William lived most of his life in East Palmyra. He grew up and worked on farms, until he proudly served his country in the Unites States Military, where he was stationed in Panama. After the service, William started a successful […]

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Herman, Ruth C.

PALMYRA: Ruth passed away on March 9, 2021 surrounded by her family.  She was born on February 28, 1940.  Ruth lived most of her life in East Palmyra. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.  Ruth had a love for animals and often would leave food out for strays. Ruth was predeceased […]

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Pulcini, Harriet J. “Halsey”

PALMYRA: Passed away on Friday, March 5, 2021 at the age of 87. She was born on July 23, 1933 to Alfred and Mary Kaper in Lincoln, New York.  Harriet was predeceased by her parents; husbands, Ray Halsey and Walter Pulcini; her daughter Diane Marie;  brothers, Richard, Albert and John Kaper; sisters, Janet Seavert and Doris Kunzer. Survived by her […]

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Butler, Roger James

MACEDON: Roger passed away on Monday, March 8, 2021 at the age of 87. Roger was born in Lyons, NY on December 15, 1933 to the late Frank and Lillian Butler.  Predeceased by his wife, Marie “Tranka” Butler and sister Betty Baker.  Roger is survived by his children Susan Molisani, Lisa (Ray) Tangent, Randy (Chris) Butler and […]

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DeLyser, Robert J.

LYONS/WILLIAMSON: Entered into rest peacefully on March 8, 2021 at age 82. Predeceased by his wife: Diane DeLyser; parents: Jacob and Mae (Wagemaker) DeLyser; brother: James Banke; step-son: Timothy Richardson and brother in law: Jesse Nevelezer.Bob was an exceptional carpenter and could build anything.  He loved music and was a very passionate trumpet player. Bob […]

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Jimerson, Gordon Albert “Pete”

Largo, FL: Captain Gordon Albert “Pete” Jimerson, 82, on February 27, 2021. Born May 13, 1938 in Sodus Point, NY, Pete was a 1955 graduate of Sodus High School. In 1959, he began a career sailing the Great Lakes with Boland & Cornelius, presently the American Steamship Company. Over the course of 41 years, Pete […]

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Schwartz, George

PORT GIBSON: George Schwartz, 77, passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021 at his home in Newark surrounded by family. Friends may call on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 6-7 PM at the Paul L. Murphy and Sons Funeral Home, 127 E. Miller St., Newark, NY.  A funeral service will follow at the funeral home.  […]

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Schifano, Peter J.

MARION: Entered into rest on April 17, 2021 at the age of 73.  Predeceased by his parents, Jack and Veronica Schifano; survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Ilse; children, Jennifer (CJ) Cogliadro, Jonathan (Sherry Wickum) Schifano, Christopher (Jocelyn) Schifano and Jeremy (Olivia) Schifano; 9 grandchildren, brother, William (Terry) Schifano; several nieces, nephews, cousins […]

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