She designed and sewed many Native American “ribbon” shirts that were used in local reenactments.
She attended services at Chapin United Methodist Church as often as she could.
Born October 18, 1934 in Geneva, NY to Emma Josie Merithew [d. Phyllis grew up in an active farming family in Lodi, NY.
It’s no exaggeration that everyone agrees amongst his best qualities were his loyalty and moral compass. Jamie is survived by two daughters, Julie Berry and Katie Berry, both of Stanley; his father, James Berry; his brother, Joel Berry; the mother of his children, Lori Stuchkus Berry; his second wife, Karen Berry; her children, Shawn (Brianne) Snyder, Tara (Neil) O’Brien and Tania Chen, and her grandchildren; five aunts, Pauline Kulzer, Jennifer (Wayne) Savage, Ann Marie Comfort, Mickey (Roland) Dowen, and Barb (Leonard) Bolton; one uncle, Allen Owen; many cousins; his dog, “Bear”; and many special friends at the Victor School Bus Garage.
Please visit send a condolence to the Sharon’s family. Elaine is survived by her husband of 59 years, Rev. Edward Kennedy; daughter, Esther Kennedy; son, Eben (Eileen) Kennedy; two grandchildren, Emilyn Kennedy and Ethan Kennedy; brother, Lee (Pam) Kahler; sisters-in-law, Penny (Robert) Harriger and Pam Kennedy; nieces and nephews; and her beloved dog, Celia. Elsie’s Danish pastry was a much sought-after item at church bake sales. Ron is survived by his wife of 47 years, Beverly Marie Iddings Christensen; daughter, Christine Ann Christensen Olsen; two sons, Derek Ronald (Kristine) Christensen and Kyle Allen Christensen; five grandchildren, Anthony and Matthew Olsen, Dawsen, Leah and Jenna Christensen; and several cousins. In school, he studied to be a draftsman and in WWII he served in the US Navy aboard the USS Benewah. In fact, his snazzy uniform was what attracted Virginia Collins when they first met. Brandon is survived by his daughter, Hallie Lynn Perry; his mother, Vicky Harris; his sister, Natosha Orr; brother, David (Holly) Cooley; brother, Brendon (Valorie Rosatto) Perry; and sister, Brianna Mahan; nieces, Nevaeh Robinson and Aiyanna Perry; nephew, Kayden Schafer; grandmother, Carolyn (John) Gillam; grandfather, Roger Perry; three aunts, Molly (Eric) Johnson, Shawna Orr and Crystal Mc Quaid; and several cousins. Jamie also graduated from the Diesel Technical Institute in Cleveland, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Suite 102, 25 Circle St., Rochester, NY 14607. Gene was a car guy - specifically a high-end car guy. He was an engineer at heart and a jack of all trades. He was a mighty fine fisherman and photographer too. They lived together in New York, Paramus, Ringwood, New Jersey and finally Canandaigua, NY. Jamie enjoyed planting a vegetable garden every year with his daughters. ___________________________________________________ Penn Yan/Gorham- Richard J. She also is survived by 8 grandchildren: Chris (Meredith) Ruthven; Jason Smith; Evan (Christy) Kraker; Jesse Kraker; Jeremy (Erin) Kraker; Tamara (Matthew) Felker; Clay (Lauryn) Hemminger; Alessandra Hemminger; as well as 6 great grandchildren. After the war, he worked for Rolls Royce and Mercedes Benz in , then Imported Motors in Montclair, New Jersey. Jamie loved the outdoors and spending time in nature, where he found peace. Since retirement he was able to spend more time on his boat. He graduated in 1977 with the first class of Marcus Whitman High School. Phil enjoyed working in his shop, and doing yard work. He faithfully followed his children’s and then his grandchildren’s activities. Laurel was a 2016 graduate of Marcus Whitman High School. Paul is survived by his son, Kyle Milton; his beloved fiancé, Jodi Johnson; his mother, Kathleen Milton; sister, Amy (Lisa) Milton-Cannon; brother, Lance (Amanda) Milton; niece, Elizabeth Milton; three nephews, Evan, Drew, and Aiden Milton-Cannon; mother of his son, Myriah Milton; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Ty was retired from the Yates County Sheriff’s Department. Even the children wanted to make sure they got to say, “Hi” when they came in. William is survived by his mother, Robin Larson Rohrer; father, William A. Phil and his wife, Lianne, were owners of the Gorham Market, since January of 2016. He was thoughtful and fun and made every family gathering special. Please visit send a message of condolence to the Milton family. Hackett, Jr., age 62, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Dec. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Duodenal Cancer Research, Elm & Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263. He most recently was employed at the Tops (formerly Big M) in Clifton Springs, where all the patrons got to know what a great man he was.