Rochester Obituaries

Rochester Obituaries

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  • Friday Oct 9 | via Gloversville Leader-Herald 

    Anthony - Tony' Malagisi

    Anthony "Tony" Malagisi, 94, formerly of Spring Street, Palatine Bridge, NY, passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at Fulton Center in Gloversville. He was born on February 26, 1921, the son of the late Frank and Michalena Malagisi.


  • Thursday Oct 8 | via Observer 

    Cynthia M. Russell

    Cynthia M. Russell, age 52, of Route 353 in the Town of Dayton passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at home surrounded by family. A homemaker, Cynthia is survived by her husband Benedict Russell, whom she married June 21, 1986 in Elicottville, a daughter, Christine M. Ellis of Cattaraugus; two grandchildren, Austin and Kali, along with three brothers, Robert, Pee Wee and Chris Borgens, all of Florida; along with a half sister, Rose of Rochester.


  • Wednesday Oct 7 | via Spirit of Jefferson Advocate 

    Robert "Bob" Rissler

    Bob then moved to Rochester, NY where he worked for the xerox corporation until his retirement in 1999. After his retirement he was an active member of the Rochester Brooks gun club in Honeoye Falls.


  • Tuesday Oct 6 | via Observer 

    Lucy M. White, M.D.

    Lucy M. White, M.D., of Brighton, NY passed away on October 2, 2015 at age 99. Dr. White was born in Fredonia, NY on May 1, 1916. She is predeceased by her parents, Roscoe and Flora White; her brother, Paul B. White; sisters Fern White and Jane D. Lincoln; and best friend and lifelong companion, Mabel L. Champlain.


  • Monday Oct 5 | via Genesee Valley Pennysaver 

    Fred J. Recchio ~ September 30, 2015

    Rochester: September 30, 2015 at age 91 years. Predeceased by his wife Olga Rose Recchio.


  • Sunday Oct 4 | via Dayton Daily News 

    FORD, Bruce A.

    News Death Notice FORD, Bruce A. Age 80 passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at his residence. Bruce was born and raised in Sea Breeze, New York to the late Donald Ford and Margaret Snare Ford Smith.


  • Thursday Oct 1 | via 

    Obituary: Ruth Mary Keys, 86, of Southbury

    Ruth Mary Keys , 86, peacefully passed on Sunday September 27, in Southbury. Born in Rochester, N.Y., she was pre-deceased by her husband Harry E. Keys, Jr, and is survived by her four children, Deborah Swan, Amherst, Mass.; Duffy, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.; Dan, Southbury; David, Montclair, N.J. and seven grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.


  • Thursday Oct 1 | via The Post-Standard 

    Today's obits: JoAnn Macaluso was a teacher in the W...

    JoAnn Macaluso died unexpectedly Thursday, September, 17, 2015, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. She was a teacher with the West Genesee Central School district for 48 years.


  • Saturday Sep 26 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Caroline Leone

    Caroline Leone,89, of Emmett Street, passed away September 24, 2015, at home under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County and her family. Calling hours will be held on Friday, October 2, from 4-7 pm at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. A funeral mass will be said at 10 am on Saturday, October 3, at St. Anthony's Church with Monsignor Robert Aucoin officiating.


  • Saturday Sep 26 | via Religion Dispatched 

    With the Pope at Ground Zero

    On Friday, Pope Francis went for an walk alongside the north pool of the 9/11 Memorial Plaza to meet with ten families who lost loved ones at the twin towers and to participate in an interfaith service with over 600 religious leaders from the New York area. We have come a long way from 2001, but the hurt and pain remained in the faces of many present, including Tim RogA r of Rochester NY, who lost his daughter Jean, a flight attendant on board American Airlines Flight 11. Mr. Roger said he hoped the pope would say prayers for the place, for the people, and for his daughter Jean.


  • Friday Sep 25 | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal 

    Virginia P. Sprow

    ROCHESTER: Virginia P. Sprow, 93, formerly of Clarkson Ave., Massena, passed away early Thursday morning in Rochester, NY, at Unity Hospital surrounded by her loving family. A Mass of Christian burial will take place Monday, September 28, 2015 at 12:00 P.M. at The Church of the Sacred Heart with Rev.


  • Thursday Sep 24 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Virginia P. Sprow

    ROCHESTER: Virginia P. Sprow, 93, passed away early Thursday morning in Rochester, NY, at Unity Hospital surrounded by her loving family. A Mass of Christian burial will take place Monday, at 12:00 P.M. at The Church of the Sacred, There will be no public calling hours.


  • Thursday Sep 24 | via The Batavian 

    Photos: Bergen FD escorts Barry Miller's remains to ...

    The remains of Barry Miller, who died in the line of duty while responding as a medic in a Bergen Fire Department Ambulance yesterday, was transported from the Medical Examiner in Rochester this afternoon to H.E. Turner Funeral Home in Batavia. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. both Sunday and Monday at the Bergen United Methodist Church, 27 South Lake Avenue in Bergen NY.


  • Wednesday Sep 23 | via USA Today 

    Elizabeth Fink, lawyer who fought for Attica inmates...

    Elizabeth Fink, lawyer who fought for Attica inmates, dies Fink kept the inmates' civil rights suit alive for 25 years until a settlement was reached. Check out this story on Attorney Elizabeth Fink poses in the Greater Upstate Law Project offices in downtown Rochester in August of 2000, surrounded by the hundreds of claims by former Attica inmates made after the prison riots.


  • Wednesday Sep 23 | via The Kingstree News 

    Moses McFadden, Kingstree

    Moses McFadden, 63, died Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at his residence in Kingstree. Funeral services, conducted by Elder Lee Roy McClary, were held Monday, September 14, 2015, at William N. Redmond Memorial Chapel of Kingstree.


  • Tuesday Sep 22 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    Joan L. Alkire

    She is survived by: her husband, Ronald G. Alkire, they were married on July 11, 1959, and celebrated 56 years of marriage; a sister, Carol Meredith, of Glenmore; her children, daughter, Shannon Gingerich , of Reedsville, and son, Ronald G. Alkire II , of Rochester, NY; grandchildren Heidi Altiery, Kelli, Sean and Steven Gingerich, Meghan Sherman, Nicholas Alkire and Miranda Alkire; and great-grandchildren, Tanner, Layla Belle, Adriana, Mirra, Maci, and Julian. She was the Director of Dietetics at the Williamsport Hospital from 1960 to 1990.


  • Tuesday Sep 22 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Dorothy B. Yanaitis

    Dorothy B. Yanaitis, 93, Clayton and formerly of Rochester died Tuesday, September 22, 2015. Services will be in Rochester and arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton.


  • Tuesday Sep 22 | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal 

    Jacqueline M. Curran

    LOUISVILLE: On Monday September 21, 2015, Jacqueline Mary Curran passed away, in her home surrounded, by her loving family. She was born on April 14, 1957, the daughter of Thomas “Jack” and Margaret Kelly.


  • Tuesday Sep 22 | via Rochester Democrat and Chronicle 

    Stats and stories from Rochester's bloody summer

    It was just before noon on a sunny Thursday in July when Maglin Clay noticed the man who moments later would become Rochester's 25th shooting victim of the summer. She was outside her apartment on Portland Avenue waiting for a ride to work and couldn't help noticing him; he held a wad of cash in his hand on the corner of Oneida Street.


  • Thursday Sep 17 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Robert J. Eamer

    Born September 1, 1935, Watertown, NY to Gerald Arnold and Gertrude Margaret Eamer, graduated from IHA 1953, attended University of Rochester . He played a principle role in the development of Kodak's “Eastman Color”; which was considered “top secret” technology in it's time.