Henion, Ronald

Gates: Ron passed away on July 13, 2018 at age 62. He was predeceased by his parents John and Lois Henion and son James.  He is survived by his son Dean Henion; brother Thomas (Eileen) Henion; grandsons Dean and Alex Henion; nieces and nephews Arianne, Alexis (Robert) and Alric (Anna); and his cats Bubba and Julie.

Ron graduated from Brockport High School in 1973 and worked for Eastman Kodak Company, Rogers Associates, the Town of Gates Animal Control and Code Enforcement and also owned his own business-The Duct Cleaner.  He was a past member of the Brighton Volunteer Fire Department and Gates Auxiliary Police.

All are invited to Ron’s Graveside Service on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 10 am at Garland Cemetery located on Ridge Road in Clarkson.  In lieu of flowers, kindly consider donating to the Hamlin Dog Shelter, 80 Railroad Avenue, Hamlin, NY 14464 or The Open Door Mission, 156 North Plymouth Avenue, Rochester, NY 14608 in Ron’s memory.

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Epstein (Fine), Helen Fay

 February 7, 1932 - July 8, 2018

Rochester—Helen passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends July 8, 2018 at the age of 86. Predeceased by her husband Alfred M. Epstein, her parents Harry and Tillie Fine, and her brother Theodore Fine. Survived by daughters Tammy Epstein, Marilyn Epstein (Todd Fisher), honorary daughter Sunday Arena, honorary son Michael Smith (Larry Tyler), and many dear friends.

Helen grew up in Rochester, graduating from Franklin High School and was a teacher’s aide for several Rochester city schools, a home health aide for Unlimited Care, and a retired housekeeper of many years at the Al Sigl Center.

Helen was a devoted mother who loved her daughters more than anything in the world. She worked hard to provide for them and also welcomed neighborhood kids and elderly neighbors into her home for food and shelter. Her door was always open to anyone in need.

In later years her daughters took care of Helenwhen she battled illness. Theirs was a special bond of love and devotion for family.  In recent years Helen’s family unit expanded to include the families and residents of St. Ann’s Community. Special thanks goes out to the wonderful staff of St. Ann’s Community for their compassionate care for Helen in her recent years. 

No prior calling. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Riverside Cemetery, 2650 Lake Ave., Rochester. (Please meet at the front gate at 10:15 a.m.)

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Tokos, Judith E.

Judith E. Tokos, 74, of Binghamton, left this world behind on July 3rd after a courageous battle with cancer. Judi was born in Rochester on December 3, 1943. She is predeceased by her loving husband of 41 years, Charles Tokos; parents, George and Audrey Mura; and brother, Michael Mura.  She is survived by her brother, Tom Mura and family; sister, Anne Mura; nephew, Mark Mura and family; and niece, Kim Mura.  Although her list of family is short, her list of close friends is not and include: Karen Avedisian, Jeff Bianconi and family, Jo Childs, CelestaGartell, Kim Hahne, Bonnie Hauber, Eileen Osvold, Kristin and Rick Stefano; as well as her constant companion of the last four years, Ron Jerauld.

Judi graduated from SUNY Cortland with her bachelor’s Degree and in 1966 started working in the Union Endicott School District as a physical education teacher. Judi was a pioneer in Title 9 rights in her position as track and field coach at U.E. In respect to achieving equality for women in athletics, it was a trying time.  As president of the field hockey association, Judi was instrumental in bringing girls sports out of the shadows in Section Four.  She also advocated for equal pay rights in sports officiating.Judi retired as a guidance counselor from U.E. in 1999.Judi thoroughly enjoyed retirement and spent much time reading, gardening, canoeing, traveling, and generally celebrating life with her friends and Ron and his family.

Judi will be laid to rest next to Charlie in Maple Grove Cemetery, Port Crane, where a private service will be held.

In lieu of flowers, donations could be made in Judi’s name to the Leukemia Foundation or Mom’s House in Johnson City.

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Thornton, Timothy M. “Iron Mike”

Rochester: On June 15, 2018. Survived by his loving wife Kimberly Webb; his father Michael & his wife Diane Thornton; mother Evelyn Thornton, brother Shawn Thornton; step-brothers Michael (Dana) Soucy, Mark Sr. (Lisa) Soucy, Maurice Soucy, Martin (Vicki) Soucy; step-sister Michelle Soucy-Steves.

Friends and Family are invited to the Canandaigua American Legion, 454 N. Main St. Canandaigua, NY 14424 on  Sunday June 24, 2018 from 12 – 2 pm followed by a Celebration of Life. Kindly Consider www.RescuedTreasures.com in his memory.

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Cichetti,Mary Grace (Constantino)

Rochester: Mary Grace passed away peacefully on June 12, 2018, age 93. She was predeceased by her husband Carl William Cichetti. Survived by daughter Karen Lee (Richard) Moffett; sons Phillip (Eileen) Cichetti and Carl (Joanne) Cichetti; many beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Mary Grace grew up in the 19th ward. She attended West High School and enjoyed being a lifeguard at Genesee Valley Park Pool. She was a former Miss Rochester who modeled for Kodak and Coca Cola. Mary worked for Delco and was secretary of her union. She also was the recording secretary for the Women’s Italian League. Mary Grace and her husband Carl owned the Winfield Grill during the 1960's, known for their neighborhood family atmosphere & Friday fish fry. Most of all Mary loved being a mother and grandmother. She welcomed all the kids from the neighborhood into her home for food and fun. She loved the outdoors and was always feeding the animals. Special thanks to her family and friends at St John's Green House for their love and friendship. She loved you all very much.

A private family service will be held as per Mary Grace's request. Kindly consider donating to St. John's Green House c/o of St. John's, 150 Highland Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620 in her memory. Please feel free to leave the family a message of condolence on this site.

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Hochreiter (Eberhard), Marie Rose

Rochester: Marie passed away on June 11, 2018. She was born in 1916 to parents Rose (Kreis) & Simon Eberhard. She was predeceased by her husband of 59 years Philip, infant daughter Linda (3 months) & son Philip.

Marie is Survived by five children: Mary Ann (Robert) Flad, Susan (Kevin) Slattery, Dee Womeldorf, Cynthia (James) Peers & Daniel Hochreiter; 7 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; sister-in-law Emily Eberhard; many nieces & nephews. Marie was a retiree from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.

Friends & family are invited to call on Friday, June 15 from 4-7 pm at James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd. Marie's Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, June 16 at 9:30 am at St. Theodore’s Church, 168 Spencerport Rd. Burial to follow in Holy Ghost Cemetery. Kindly consider a donation to Gates Volunteer Ambulance, Inc. 1001 Elmgrove Rd. Rochester, NY 14624 in her memory.

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Crandall, Michael M.

Bergen NY: At age 66, Michael passed away on Saturday, June 9th 2018.

Michael was the eldest son of Fern A. Crandall and the late Morris M. Crandall.

Michael had a great love of the outdoors and loved to hunt and fish.  He was a dedicated father, hard worker, and always gave 110% at everything he did.  He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his mother Fern Crandall, his brothers Mitchell (Valerie) and Mark (Elaine) Crandall, his daughters Heather (Kyle) Hahn and Marcy Crandall, a niece, several nephews, and many dear friends.

Family and friends are invited to his celebration of life at Emery Park – 6059 Main Street Stafford, NY Friday, June 15th at 3:00 pm and are encouraged to wear his favorite color, camouflage.

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Stevens, Virginia S. “Ginger”

Chili: Ginger passed away on June 5, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her son Scott Stevens. She is survived by her devoted husband of 62 years Bill; children Craig (Sharyn) Stevens, Mark (Linda) Stevens, Sue (Bill) Penn and Kevin (Jennifer) Stevens; grand and great-grandchildren; brothers John Paul (Donna) Gerrard and Jimmy (Wendy) Gerrard; nieces; nephews and cousins. Ginger was Treasurer of American Legion Post 1830 for over 25 years.

Family and friends may call on Monday, June 11, 2018 from 4-7 pm at the James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd. Ginger’s Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 10:30 am at St. Christopher Church, located on Rt. 259 at King Rd. Burial private in Westside Cemetery.

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​Helen C. Hohman (Cain)

Rochester: Helen passed away on May 27, 2018. She was predeceased by her daughter Karen Anderson. She is survived by children Thomas Hohman, Susan (John) Dinan & Robert Hohman; grandchildren Ray, Sarah, Matthew, Katie, Jeffrey, Debbie & Joey; great-grandchildren Makala & Blake; nieces; nephews & cousins.

Family & friends are invited to a Celebration of Helen’s Life on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 11 am in the Creation Chapel at White Haven Memorial Park (please meet at the front gate at 10:45 am).

 

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