Rochester Obituaries

Rochester Obituaries

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  • 23 hrs ago | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Doreen E. Heath

    Doreen Evelyn Heath, 85, Rochester and formerly of LaFargeville passed away Thursday morning, July 2, 2015, at St. Anne's Nursing Home, Rochester. Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton on Tuesday, July 7, from 5 -7 PM.

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  • Tuesday | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Hoesen, Robert E. Van

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for ROBERT E. VAN HOESEN. ROBERT E. VAN HOESEN, 87 LAKELAND - Robert E. 'Bob' Van Hoesen passed away June 27, 2015, at his home in Lakeland, FL, after a diagnosis of liver cancer one week earlier.

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  • Monday Jun 29 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Rev. L. Everett Waite

    Crary Mills: A Memorial Service for Rev. L. Everett Waite will be held at the Crary Mills Presbyterian Church on Friday July 3 at 2:30 PM.

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  • Friday Jun 26 | via Gloversville Leader-Herald 

    Sally A. Cook

    Mrs. Sally A. Cook, 55, of Route 163, Canajoharie, New York, died Wednesday, June 24, 2015, due to a brief illness at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, surrounded by her family. She was born on November 8, 1959, in Gloversville, NY, and was a lifetime area resident.

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  • Thursday Jun 25 | via Canton Observer 

    Canton ex-treasurer Kirchgatter dies at age 74

    Canton ex-treasurer Kirchgatter dies at age 74 Elaine Kirchgatter, former Canton treasurer, has died at age 74 Check out this story on HometownLife.com: Elaine Kirchgatter knew she had a short time to live when she agreed to an interview with the Observer last September. She seemed in good spirits.

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  • Thursday Jun 25 | via Herald Gazette 

    Jane M. Jones

    Jane Margaret "Peggy" Jones, 89, passed away June, 23, 2015, at Pen Bay Medical Center. She was born June 30, 1926, in Rochester, N.Y., to Herald A. Jones and Dorothy Hanna Redmond Jones, who predeceased her.

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  • Thursday Jun 25 | via 13WHAM 

    NY plumber dies after being hit with metal pipe fitting

    Officials say a plumbing contractor has died after being hit with a pipe fitting while working at a Rochester hospital. The University of Rochester says the man was apparently struck by a metal pipe fitting he was working on Tuesday at Golisano Children's Hospital.

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  • Wednesday Jun 24 | via MyFoxNY 

    NY plumber dies after being hit with metal pipe fitting

    Officials say a plumbing contractor has died after being hit with a pipe fitting while working at a Rochester hospital. The University of Rochester says the man was apparently struck by a metal pipe fitting he was working on Tuesday at Golisano Children's Hospital.

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  • Monday Jun 22 | via The Chronicle-Telegram 

    Michael C. Pastorelle

    Michael C. Pastorelle, 98, of Olmsted Township, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Renaissance Health Center in Olmsted Township after a long and full life. He was born October 3, 1916 in Rochester, New York and had been a resident of North Ridgeville since 1981, moving from Avon Lake.

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  • Thursday Jun 18 | via Philly.com 

    Neil Courtney, prominent bassist, dead at 82

    Neil Courtney, 82, of Center City, a double bass player with the Philadelphia Orchestra for 48 years and the "king of the double bass in Philadelphia," died Wednesday, June 17, at home after many years of declining health from heart disease. He joined the orchestra as a section player in 1962, and served as assistant principal double bassist from 1988 until his retirement in 2010.

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  • Sunday Jun 14 | via The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York 

    Linda N. Pearson

    She was born on Feb. 22, 1942, in Jamestown, N.Y., daughter of the late Kenneth A. and Stella Johnson Nordine.

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  • Sunday Jun 14 | via The Chronicle-Telegram 

    Charles A. Layne, Ph.D.

    Charles A. Layne, Ph.D., 72, of Avon Lake and formerly of Richmond, Virginaa and Rochester, New York, passed away suddenly, Sunday, June 7, 2015. Dr. Layne was born January 5, 1943 in Selma Alabama and was raised in League City, Texas and Jackson Ohio.

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  • Friday Jun 12 | via Lakefield Standard 

    Joan A. (Walker) Hendricks, 80

    A funeral service for Joan A. Hendricks of Rochester, N.Y., formerly of Lakefield will take place June 20 at 10 a.m., at Whitehaven Memorial Park, Pittsford, N.Y. Joan Hendricks passed away May 2 in Rochester, N.Y. Joan Alice Hendricks was born Feb. 25, 1935 in Lakefield, the daughter of Marvin and Wilma Walker. She grew up in Lakefield and graduated from Lakefield High School where she was active in band; playing first chair clarinet all four years.

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  • Thursday Jun 11 | via 13WHAM 

    2 NY college students plead not guilty in fraternity...

    Two students at a state college in western New York have pleaded not guilty in the drug-related death of a fellow student. The Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester reports 23-year-old Richard Rovner and 20-year-old Michael Green pleaded not guilty to tampering with physical evidence and conspiracy in the death of 20-year-old Alexander Davis of Victor.

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  • Sunday Jun 7 | via LongIsland.com 

    FASNY Joins State Senator Jack Martins to Announce S...

    Representatives from the Firemen's Association of the State of New York today joined with New York State Senator Jack Martins and Long Island volunteer ... Nassau County, NY - June 5, 2015 - Representatives from the Firemen's Association of the State of New York today joined with New York State Senator Jack Martins and Long Island volunteer firefighters to announce new smoke alarm legislation which aims to reduce house fire related deaths by requiring battery operated smoke alarms sold in New York State have batteries that are non-replaceable, non-removable and will power the device for a minimum of ten years.

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  • Sunday Jun 7 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    CASEY, DORIS

    DORIS CASEY, 86 LAKELAND - Doris Casey, 86, was born March 17, 1929, in Carlisle, PA, and passed away on June 1, 2015. She was the daughter of the late Harrison and Amy Foreman Kelly.

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  • Saturday Jun 6 | via The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York 

    Louis Dimas

    Louis Dimas, 94, of 133 East Virginia Boulevard, Jamestown, passed away Thursday, June 4, 2015, in the Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility.

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  • Thursday Jun 4 | via Deadline 

    Robert W. Rubin Dies: Longtime Executive At Universa...

    Robert W. Rubin , who held senior-level posts at Universal and later at Sony , has died. He was 60. Rubin died June 1 at his Los Angeles home after a yearlong battle with brain cancer.

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  • Thursday Jun 4 | via The Daily Record 

    Mardell Myers, 89, Orrville

    Mardell J. Myers, 89, of Orrville, died Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at Aultman Hospital in Canton, after a period of declining health. Mardell was born Aug. 8, 1925, in Orrville to the late Noah and Orrvilla Sommers and married Oran L. Myers on Oct. 28, 1945, in York County, S.C. Oran died Sept.

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  • Wednesday Jun 3 | via 13WHAM 

    Twins arrested in connection with stabbing

    Rochester police arrested and charged 16-year old twin brothers In connection with the fatal stabbing of a Edison Tech student on North Clinton Avenue. Police say Trenton Nelson was stabbed in the chest after a fight outside of Clinton Avenue Jewelry, a pawn shop around 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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