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. 

Keating, Violet

Rochester: April 13, 2017. Former 16 School Crossing Guard. Violet passed peacefully at home surrounded by family. She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years Eugene; son Richard and daughter Joan. She is survived by her son Ken (Deborah) Keating; daughter Karen (Dominic) D’Agostino; and many beloved family members and friends. Mom was the crossing guard at Post & Arnett from 1965-1995 and a lifelong resident of the 19th Ward.

Family and friends may call on Friday, April 21 from 4-7 pm at the James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd. Violet's Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, April 22 at 10 am at St. Monica’s Church on Genesee Street. Burial to follow in Holy Ghost Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the St. Monica’s Youth Group.  

Brooks, Richard P. “Pat”

Rochester: Pat passed away on April 13, 2017. He is survived by his daughters Stacey (Hank) Borchers, Tara (Alex) Miltsch & their mother Joanne Brooks; sisters Donna Gutowski, Kathleen (Peter) Tarnow; 7 grandchildren; nieces; nephews & cousins. Pat was formerly employed at Rochester Gas & Electric, was an avid baseball and Giants fan.

Family & friends may call on Tuesday, April 18 from 4-7 pm at the James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd. where a Prayer Service will follow visitation. Burial private. Kindly consider donating to Visiting Nurse Services Hospice, 2180 Empire Blvd., Webster, NY 14580 (www.vnsnet.com) in Pat's memory.

Fritz, Eugene E. “Gene”

Gates: Gene passed away on April 6, 2017. He was predeceased by his wife Patricia & great-grandson Camdyn Garbutt. He is survived by his loving daughter Debbie (Joe) Barr; grandsons Scott (Jeanie), Patrick & Jeffrey Garbutt; 7 great-grandchildren; brother Arthur (Tibby) Fritz; nieces & nephews.

Family & friends may call Monday, April 10, 2017 from 4-6 pm at the James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd where prayers will be offered following visitation at 6 pm. Burial private in Grove Place Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider donating to Hope Hall, 1612 Buffalo Rd, Rochester, NY 14624 in Gene’s memory. 

Simmons, Ann E.


Rochester: Ann passed away on April 1, 2017.  She is survived by her daughter LynneFitzMorris; grandson Philip (Lisa) Warburton of Florida; great-grandchildren Amelia, Alexander and Nathaniel; sisters Gail Pickel and Ruth Simmons.

Services and interment are private.  Kindly consider donating to Adopt a Golden Atlanta, P.O. Box 420256, Atlanta, Georgia 30342-9998 or visit www.adoptagoldenatlanta.com

Wiegand, Robert L.

Gates: Bob passed away on February 25, 2017. He was predeceased by his wife Eleanor & sister Dolores Johnson. He is survived by brother Donald (Joanne) Wiegand; son Randy Philo; stepson David (Karen) Peters; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren & great great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews & cousins. Bob was a US Army Veteran, retired from Delco Products & was a longtime member of Skyline Campgrounds in Darien Center, NY.
Family & friends may call on Thursday March 2 from 4-7 pm at James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd. Bob's Memorial Service will be held on Friday, March 3 at 11 am at Church of the Epiphany, 3285 Buffalo Rd. Kindly consider donating to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Donation Processing, PO Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741 or at www.michaeljfox.org.

Montgomery, Robert “Bob” “RB”

Scottsville: On February 19, 2017, age 73. Robert was predeceased by his parents Robert and Elethia Montgomery; brother Roosevelt Montgomery; sister Judy Kay Kennedy (Cleveland). He leaves to cherish his memories his wife Alicia Montgomery; children Marnita Jones (Mitchell), Tammy Montgomery-Clark (Bernard Jr.), Robert "Robbie" Montgomery, Robert B. Montgomery (Katie), Heriberto Burgos, Leonardo Burgos, Alicia Burgos, Jaime Burgos (Matthew Reynell); 20 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; many family and friends especially Cleo Butts; 3 brothers Isaiah Montgomery (Gail), Samuel Montgomery (Pamela),Terry Montgomery (Rashida); 4 sisters Frances Campbell (Willie), Sheila Stephens (Sherman), Sharon Patmon (Willie) and Audrey Deneal (Jimmy). Bob retired from Eastman Kodak Company.

Family and friends may call Friday, February 24 from 4-7 pm at the James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd. where a Prayer Service will follow visitation. Private burial in Holy Angels Cemetery. In lieu of flowers kindly consider donating to Scottsville Athletic Association, PO Box 183, Scottsville, NY 14546 (www.scottsvilleathletic.org) in memory of Robert Montgomery.

Rowley, Mary Jane (Cerretto)

Greece: Mary passed away on February 18, 2017. She is survived by her husband Michael Rowley; step children; grandchildren; parents Anthony & Viola Cerretto; siblings David (Dawn) Cerretto, Anthony Cerretto, Michele (Michael) Egan; brother-in-law Donny Rowley; sister-in-law Beverly Rowley; nieces; nephews; aunts & uncles & cousins.  A special thank you to Mary’s co-workers at Finger Lakes DDSO for all your contributions & support & to Dr. Dirk Bernold & staff at Interlakes Oncology at Unity Hospital. Mary was employed at the Finger Lakes DDSO.

Family and friends may call on Wednesday, February 22 from 4-7 pm at the James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd. Mary's Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, February 23 at 10 am at St. Helen Church on Hinchey Road. Burial will be private in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Kindly consider donating to a charity of choice in Mary's memory.

Grim, Virginia M. "Ginny"

Greece: Ginny passed away on February 7, 2017. She was predeceased by her brother Shawn Grim. She is survived by her parents Barbara & James Grim; brothers Brian, John (Jennifer) Grim; nephews Keagan & Westin; many aunts; uncles & cousins.

Family and friends are invited to her Memorial Mass on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 11:30 am at Our Mother of Sorrows Church, 5000 Mt. Read Blvd. Burial private. Kindly consider donating to the Humane Society at Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Rd., Fairport, NY 14450 in Ginny's memory.