Spencerport: October 25, 2014. Predeceased by his wife, Isabelle and his son, Robert. He is survived by his wife, Rhoda; his daughter, Catherine Etheridge, son, Michael Perry; grandson, Aris; granddaughter, Laura; & great-grandson, Aiden.
Friends are invited to attend his Memorial Service on Wednesday, 4 PM at Trinity Episcopal Church, 3450 West Ridge Road. Please consider honoring Frank with a contribution to the Trinity Memorial Tree Fund.
Hilton: On October 24, 2014, age 89. Predeceased by her husband, Elwyn "Red" Paxson. She is survived by sons, David C. Paxson, Sidney E. (Carol) Paxson; grandchildren, Tina (Mike) Burke, David M. Paxson, Michael Paxson, Kevin (Jenny) Paxson; great-grandchildren, Nikki & Danielle Paxson, Skyler & Kaitlyn Burke.
Friends may call Tuesday, 2-3 PM at the THOMAS E. BURGER FUNERAL HOME, 735 East Ave., Hilton, where her Funeral Service will be held at 3 PM. Interment to follow in Parma Union Cemetery. Those wishing may contribute to Hilton Volunteer Ambulance in her memory.
Rochester: Born January 20, 1933, in Niagara Falls, NY, died October 24, 2014. Loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Predeceased by her husband, William T. Antosh Sr.; her sister, Dolores Janese (Niagara Falls); and brother, John VandenBosch (Rome, NY). Survived by her children, William (Kathleen) Antosh Jr., Linda (Albert) Toal, Karen Antosh and Michael Antosh; her grandchildren, Kevin (Kristin) Antosh, Heidi (Jason) Mueller, Holly Toal, Kelly (Craig) Macdonald, Tanya (Michael) Cavender & Chelsea Antosh; her great-grandchildren, Jewel, Jemma, Zosia, Joey & Phoenix. Also survived by her brother, William (Carole) VandenBosch, (San Antonio, TX) and sister-in-law, Dianne VandenBosch (Rome, NY); many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Monday from 4-7 PM at THOMAS E. BURGER FUNERAL HOME, 735 East Ave., Hilton, where her Funeral Service will be held Tuesday at 10 AM. Interment, Garland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute to Hilton Volunteer Ambulance in her memory.
Hamlin: Peacefully October 23, 2014. Donald Schafer, 94. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Phyllis; his children, Roxanne Schafer, Martha (Walter) Brandt, Katherine Schafer; his grandchildren, Amy (Jason) Noble and Sara McAuliffe; and great-grandchildren, Donielle, Katana & Hadyn: his sister, Irene Manitsas; daughter-in-law, Rebecca Schafer-Cole; sister-in-law, Cynthia Schafer; several nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Don was predeceased by his son, Donald, 1978 and brother, John.
Friends are invited to call Sunday 4-7 p.m. at the Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home, 735 East Avenue, Hilton. Don's Memorial Service will be Monday at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in Hamlin. A Private Interment will be held in Lakeside Cemetery. Those wishing may contribute to St. John Memorial Fund or Hamlin Volunteer Ambulance in Don's memory.
Greece: Peacefully October 22, 2014. Richard Van Meter, 85, was predeceased by his wife, Shirley, 2012. He is survived by his children, Debbie (Roger) Benson, Kathy (Seb) Burritt, Susan Bertrand (Tom Ford) and Rick (Cindy) Van Meter; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; his sister, Marjorie Winkler. Richard was predeceased by his brothers, Stanley, Dennis & Cecil. He was a Navy Veteran and Kodak retiree.
Friends are invited to call Wednesday, October 29th from 4-7 p.m. at the Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home, Inc., 735 East Avenue, Hilton where a Service will be held at 7 p.m. after calling. Private interment will be in Parma Union Cemetery. Those wishing may contribute to the National Parkinson's Foundation of Greater Rochester. PO Box 23204, Rochester, NY 14692 in his memory.
Hilton: October 21, 2014, 97. Pre-deceased by spouses, Earl Vernon "Tim" Hill & D. William Alpaugh; brothers, Ted, Chet, & Junior Kucmerowski; sisters, Helen Swartwood & Loretta Parshal. Survived by sister-in-law, Elizabeth "Boots" Kucmerowski ; longtime friends, Marge Cassick & Rhea Attile; many caring nieces, nephews, & friends in the U.S. & Canada.
Service will be held at the convienence of the family. Interment, Fairfield Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home.
The Villages, FL - Burton W. Hammond, of The Villages, FL died October 16, 2014, age 96 years. He was the beloved husband of Katherine T. Coggins, father of Burton P. (Diane) Hammond, Bonnie (Jeff) Scharf and William J. Schaffer. Burt is also survived by his sister Connie Edwards and several grand and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Marjorie Chatlos, wife Lavona F. Nettnin, son Carl (Joyce) Hammond and granddaughter Wandra.Burt, the son of Worth and Pauline (McCray) Hammond, was born and raised in Corry, PA. He moved to Rochester after High School Graduation and worked 42 years for Eastman Kodak. He retired in 1980 and became an accomplished woodcarver and genealogist in the Ft. Myers area. Burt and Lavona spent 37 of their 55 years together on a forty acre farm in the Hilton, NY area.
A Graveside Service will be held Friday, November 14th at 11:00 a.m. at Parma Union Cemetery, Hilton, NY.If desired, memorials appreciated to St. Paul Lutheran Church.
Rochester: Alexander Loj, 69, of North Hutchinson Island Florida, passed away, Saturday, October 11, 2014 in hospice.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, October 18th at St. Mary the Protectress Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, 3176 St. Paul Blvd. in Rochester, New York 14617. Father Igor Krekhovetsky will be officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Rochester. The Family will be available prior to the service at the St. Mary's Church Hall (behind the church) from 8:30 until 9:30 AM, prior to the funeral service. A luncheon, at St. Mary's Church hall, will follow the burial service and start approximately 2:00 PM.
Alex was born April 15, 1945. He graduated from Edison Technical and Industrial High School in 1964, the University of Rochester in 1969, and received his MBA from SUNY Brockport in 1981. On July 19, 1969 he married the former Maria Mykulak in Rochester. Alex had a lifelong passion for the game of soccer and a deep love of his Ukrainian heritage. His tireless dedication can be seen in the countless hours volunteered to both the Ukrainian community and the sport of soccer.
Alex is survived by his wife, Mary of North Hutchinson Island, FL; two sons, Eugene and Mark, his Brother Eugen and Sister-In-Law Maria, Nieces Tamara and Katherine, and grand-niece Alexandra.
IN LIEU OF FLOWERS donations to St. Mary's Church (address above). Arrangements entrusted to Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home, Hilton.
Hilton: Oct. 11, 2014. Steven R. Fowler, 55. Survived by his wife, Linda (Troendle) Fowler; his sons, Michael (Isabella Young), Andrew and Ryan (Amanda Jones) Fowler; his parents, Harry & Marguerite (Justice) Fowler; brothers, Norman (Sue) and Charles (Joanie) Fowler; his sister, Brenda (Richard) Knorr; several aunts, uncles, cousins including his special cousin, Michael (Mary) Justice; and many friends including James Talbot and Mike Whelehan; and his faithful companion "Tully."
Steve was a graduate of Mt. Morris High School, Onondaga Community College and SUNY Brockport. He was the longtime Recreation Director for the Town of Parma and very involved in his community. He was a member of the Genesee Valley Recreation & Park Society, New York State Recreation & Park Society and the National Recreation & Park Association. He was a Chapter Director for the National Youth Sports Coaches Association, member of the Monroe County Parks Advisory Committee and the Youth Services Quality Council of Rochester & Monroe County, and an honorary member of the Rho Phi Lambda, Alpha Epsilon Chapter at SUNY Brockport. He was honored with numerous professional awards and was instrumental in achieving national accreditation for the Hilton Parma Recreation Department in 2007. “Fowler Field” at Parma Town Park was dedicated to him in September 2013. Steve was a strong supporter of all Hilton High School Cadet athletics and touched many lives in the Hilton Parma community over the past 26 years of service.
Friends are invited to call Sun., October 19th, 4-7 at the THOMAS E. BURGER FUNERAL HOME INC., 735 East Ave., Hilton. Memorial Service, Monday at 11 AM at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Those wishing may contribute to the Hilton Education Foundation, PO Box 232, Hilton, NY 14468 or at www.hiltoneducationfoundation.orin Steve's memory."
Rochester: October 8, 2014, 99. Predeceased by daughter, Mariana Cronberg. Survived by daughter, Susan (Anthony) Cotsworth; grandchildren, Kim (Don) Young, Lisa (Al) Johnson, Lars (Carrie) Cronberg, Tania (Steve) Cochran & Adrian (Donna) Cotsworth; 9 great-grandchildren & 2 nieces.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Maca's Life at Golden Ponds, 500 Long Pond Rd. on October 19, 2014 from 12-3. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS donations to The Craig A. Goodrich Dog Shelter, 80 Railroad Ave., Hamlin, NY 14464. Arrangements entrusted to Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home.