Beman, Bruce

Beman, Bruce

Gates: Bruce passed away on August 13, 2017. He is survived by his siblings Nancy J. Morris (Kevin), Neil (Rashmi) Beman & Brian (Coby) Beman; nephews Jacob & Shane Morris. Bruce was a USAF veteran and formerly worked for RG&E.

Family & friends may call on Thursday, August 17 from 5-7 pm at the James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd. Private Service & Interment. Kindly consider doing a good deed in Bruce’s honor.

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Parry, Guy

Gates: August 3, 2017. Survived by his loving wife Mary. Children Glenn (Karen) Parry of South Carolina and Suzanne Schlicht of Kentucky, granddaughters Katy Parry and Shelby Schlicht, sister Jackie Bailey, niece and nephew.

Services and entombment private.

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Hubbard, Marjorie R.

Hubbard, Marjorie R.

Gates: On July 30, 2017. Predeceased by her husband Lloyd Hubbard, sisters Lynne & Elsie and twin brother Merwin. Survived by her daughter Diane (Bruce) Celento and her son John Lester; grandchildren Melissa Celento, Michael (Amy), Jonathan Lester, Kristin Parshall, Matthew (Diane) Lester; special granddaughter Megan Jaffarian; great-grandchildren Owen & Ava Parshall, Matthew, Vincent & Emmett Lester, Emily, Charlotte, Jovie, Lucy & Nora Celento; brothers Stanley, Rolland & Laverne Kast; many, many nieces & nephews.

Family & friends are invited to call Sunday 4-7pm at James R Gray Funeral Home 1530 Buffalo Rd. Funeral Service Monday 11am at Gates Presbyterian Church 1049 Wegman Rd. Burial in Mt. Albion Cemetery. Kindly consider Story of Hope 6 Majestic Way Rochester, NY 14624 in her memory.

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Coene, Gary E.

Coene, Gary E.

Gates: Gary passed away on July 25, 2017. He recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of his marriage to his loving wife Dotti. Gary is also survived by daughters Kim Weems & Kris (Mark) Elliott; grandsons Shane & Brandon Elliott; sister Betty Clevenger; brothers Jim (Sue), Bill (Diane), Charlie (Karen) Coene; nieces; nephews & cousins. Gary was retired from Eastman Kodak Company.  He was a U.S. Marine Corp Veteran and member of Chili American Legion Post 1830. 

Family & friends are invited to Gary’s Funeral Mass on Saturday, July 29 at 9:30 am at St. Theodore’s Church, 168 Spencerport Rd. Entombment private in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Kindly consider donating to the National Parkinson Foundation of Greater Rochester, PO Box 23204, Rochester, NY 14692 or Chili American Legion Post 1830, 450 Scottsville-Chili Road, Scottsville, NY 14546 in his memory.

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Barstow, Sheri D.

Barstow, Sheri D.

Holley: Sheri passed away on July 4, 2017. She was predeceased by brothers Donni Witherell and Dale Bovay. She is survived by her devoted husband of 31 years Frank; children Steven, Nicholas, Karrianne, Erik & Danielle; grandchildren; parents Sandi Schaffer and Philip Witherell; step-father Robert LaComb; siblings Philip Witherell Jr., Teri Roach, Michael Bovay, Darin Bovay and Tami Amato; uncle Dale Peck; nieces; nephews; cousins and best friend for life Cheryl Yeager.

Family and friends may call on Monday, July 10 from 4-7 pm at the James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd. A Graveside Service for Sheri will be announced at a later date.

 

Heintz, Roger E., Ph.D.

Heintz, Roger E., Ph.D.

Gates: Roger passed away on June 30, 2017. He is survived by his devoted wife of 54 years Kathryn; children Andi (Kevin) Darrigo and Gregg (Sue) Heintz; grandchildren Nick, Alex, Billy and Penny; brother Paul (Mary) Heintz; nieces, nephews and cousins. Roger retired, after 30 years, as professor of electrical engineering at RIT.

Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Service at 4 pm on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Trinity Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 761 Elmgrove Road. Kindly consider donating to the National Kidney Foundation in his memory.

LoBiondo, Anne M.

LoBiondo, Anne M. 

Rochester: On June 18, 2017. Predeceased by her husband of 65 years Salvatore LoBiondo Jr. Survived by her children Ava (Joe) Conchelos, Bonni (Thomas Lenzo) DeFord, Thomas LoBiondo. Grand and Great-Grandchildren. Her sister Ida (Norman) Licciardi. Nieces, nephews and cousins.
Family and friends are invited to call Friday 4-7pm at James R. Gray Funeral Home where a prayer will follow. Entombment private in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Kindly consider School of the Holy Childhood, 100 Groton Pkwy Rochester, NY 14623 in her memory.

 

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Kroot, Jon "JT"

Kroot, Jon

Jon or “JT” died on June 14, 2017.  He is survived by his parents Larry Kroot and Margaret Hackert-Kroot, and his brother Ben, as well as grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends who loved him so much.

JT had a generous and tender heart, and an endlessly creative mind.  He will leave such an empty place in our lives.

Family and friends may call on Monday, June 19, from 5 to 7 pm, at the James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd, Rochester, NY, 14624.  His funeral service will be Tuesday, June 20, at 10 am, at Spiritus Christi Church, 121 N Fitzhugh St, Rochester, NY, 14614.  Burial will follow at Westside Cemetery, 60 Stryker Rd, Rochester, NY 14546.

In lieu of flowers, consider sending a donation to Spiritus Christi Mental Health Center at

https://www.scmentalhealth.org/

 

 

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Van Vliet, Robert L. "Rob"

Van Vliet, Robert L. “Rob”

Rochester: Rob passed away on June 11, 2017. He was predeceased by his father Robert J. Van Vliet. He is survived by his mother Millie Van Vliet; children Kegan Van Vliet & Anika Catterson; 2 granddaughters; siblings David (Susan) Van Vliet, Judith Daley, Pam Van Vliet & Cynthia Bainter; nieces; nephews; cousins and many friends.  Rob worked for the City of Rochester as a Building Inspector.

Per Rob’s wishes, there will be no calling hours.  A Celebration of Rob’s Life will be announced at a later date. Kindly consider donating to the Humane Society at Lollypop Farm,99 Victor Rd, Fairport, NY 14450in Rob’s memory.

 

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Benjamin, Cory J.

Mt. Vernon, NY: August 12, 1981 - May 17, 2017. Beloved husband, son and friend. Predeceased by his father Herbert Benjamin.  Survived by his wife Carrie Benjamin; mother Jackie (Peter) DiSalvo; mother-in-law Noreene (David) Stahlecker; aunts Meg (Marty) Barber, Pam (Claire Santucci) Morrill, Liz Burton; uncle Chris (Lynn) Bills; cousins Michelle Morrill, Dirk Morrill, Robert Bills, Molly Parker, Ian Sheehan, Tiffany Burton & many dear friends.

Friends may call on Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 2-4 pm at the James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd. In lieu of flowers consider a contribution in Cory's name to Lollypop Farm.

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Vowles, Charles F.

Vowles, Charles F.

N. Chili: On May 18, 2017. Predeceased by his brother Simon H (Dorothy B.) Vowles, sister Lillian Roberts, and nephew Frank Roberts. Survived by his loving wife Doreen, sisters Janet Vowles, Peggy Reddick, Marilyn (Ron) Schlosser, sisters-in-law Sheila Growney, Kathleen (Joseph) Growney-Lorenzo, Ann Christian, Patricia (Hugh) Kane, Margaret Growney,  brother-in-law Richard (Takako) Growney, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends may callat James R. Gray Funeral Home 1530 Buffalo Rd. Monday 4-7pm followed by a memorial service. Burial private in Grove Place Cemetery.

Schneider, Herbert A.

Gates: Herb passed away on May 13, 2017 at age 99. He was predeceased by his wife Rita & grandson Sean VanHorne. He is survived by children James (Edie) Schneider & Anne Marie (Thomas) VanHorne; granddaughter Dr. Michelle (Andrew) Lombardo; brother Paul Schneider; sister Shirley Hasselwander & sister-in-law Estelle Rodman. Herb was a Veteran of WWII Third Calvary Patton’s Ghost Troops; former member of VFW Keith Miller Post #6595 & Gates-Chili Senior Citizens. He retired from Rochester Products after 43 years of service.

No calling hours. Family and friends are invited to Herb’s Funeral Mass on Wednesday, May 31 at 9:30 am at St. Helen Church, 310 Hinchey Rd. Burial in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  Kindly consider donating to Honor Flight, PO Box 23581, Rochester, NY 14692 or www.honorflightrochester.org in his memory.

Fish, David Lee

Fish, David Lee

Fish, David Lee

Gates: David passed away on April 28, 2017. He is survived by Maryann; his children Michael (Kim) Fish, Danielle (Brandon) Vanderhoff; Caroline Fish; grandchildren Steven, Alivia & Robert; dear friend Jeremy Schleich; siblings Nancy, Joyce, Linda & Rick. David retired after 30 plus years from Kodak Elmgrove and was an avid poker player.

Family and friends may call Thursday, May 4 from 4-7 pm at the James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd. David's Funeral Service will be held on Friday, May 5 at 10 am at All Souls Chapel in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Burial to follow. Kindly consider donating to the American Heart Association in his memory.

Dial, Ravi M.

Dial, Ravi M.

North Chili: Age 33, passed away suddenly on April 23, 2017.  Ravi is survived by his wife Amanda (Anthony); children Madison and Gavin; his parents Mike and Shirley (Ramsaran); his sister Ravina (John) Miles; nephews London and Hunter; mother-in-law Deborah Anthony (Shields); father-in-law Alfred Anthony; sister-in-law Katelyn (Justin) Anthony; brother-in-law Sean Anthony; several aunts; uncles; cousins and many dear friends. Ravi was employed at Paychex.Calling hours will be held on Friday, April 28 from 4-7 pm at James Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Madison and Gavin's education in Ravi's memory (P.O. Box 275, North Chili, NY, 14514). 

Canfield, Brenton M.

Gates: Brent passed away on April 20, 2017. He was predeceased by wives Irene Canfield & Janet Canfield. He is survived by children John (Margaret) Canfield, Scott (Robin) Canfield, Mary (Jerry) Sojda, James C. Snyder , Robert (Joan) Snyder; grandchildren Michael (Megan), Brian, Christine Canfield, Amy (Joe) Maggio, Rebecca (Jason) Charpinsky; several great-grandchildren. Brent was a friend to everyone. Born in Prince Edward Island, Canada, he moved to Rochester in 1941. He retired from Eastman Kodak Company.

Family & friends may call Wednesday, April 26 from 4-6 pm at the James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider donating to Lifetime Care Hildebrandt Hospice, 3111 S. Winton Rd, Rochester, NY 14623. 

Cassidy, Dorothy B.

Chili: On April 19, 2017. Dorothy is now with the love of her life Bob Cassidy. She is survived by her children Gerald (Teresa), Robert Jr. (Terri) & David Cassidy, Deborah (Darrell) Burton; 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; sister Pat Touhey; brothers-in-law James (Alice) Cassidy, Buster Haszlauer; nieces; nephews & cousins.

A private Graveside Service will be held at a later date. Kindly consider donating to Lifetime Care Hildebrandt Hospice, 3111 S. Winton Rd., Rochester, NY 14623 in her memory.