Death Notices for the week of
September 17, 2006


•Mosier, Rosemary B., age 77, died September 12, 2006 at the Orleans County Nursing Home. She was predeceased by her husband Robert D. Mosier in 2003 and is survived by her children Bobby Mosier of California, Susan Lee of Rochester, David Mosier of Waterport, George Mosier of Albion, Cindy Hewitt of Waterport and Donald Mosier of Clarendon; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Funeral Services were held September 14 at the Christopher-Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., Albion. Interment, Lakeview Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be directed to the family.


•Gruendike, Jean E., September 7, 2006 at age 67. Predeceased by her husband Harold "Butch" Gruendike; parents William and Violet Morgan; sister Phyllis Trelly. Survived by her son William John (Tammy) Gruendike; grandchildren Erica, Jordan and Tristan; sisters Ann (Roy) Hamblin and Mary Dombrowski; brother-in-law Frank Trelly; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services were held September 11 at Stone Church Presbyterian Church, Bergen. Interment, Stone Church Cemetery. Contributions can be made to Churchville Fire Department or Homecare and Hospice, Batavia, NY in her memory.


•Dziekonski, Elizabeth F. "Betty" (nee DeVries), September 7, 2006, dearest mother of Thadeus, Jr. (Elaine), Donald, Margaret Mussaw and Thomas (Clarice). Also survived by seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three sisters Margaret Lincoln, Dorothy Jane (Hollis) Caswell and Ethel (Lee) Walbridge and three brothers, John (Gretchen) DeVries, Andrew (Margaret) DeVries and Byron (Donna) DeVries; sister-in-law Dorothy Kusak; brother-in-law, Harry Dziekonski; and sister-in-law, Jeannette DeVries.

A Memorial Service was held September 12 at the Fowler Funeral Home, Brockport.

•Gaylord, James W., age 68 of Mentone, Alabama, and North Fort Myers, Florida formerly of Brockport. Died September 5, 2006 in Fort Payne, Alabama. Survivors include his wife, Gail Gaylord; son, James W. Gaylord, Jr. of Albion; daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Robert Hylton of Fort Myers, Florida; brother, William Bartlett of Brockport; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one uncle; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Memorial Service was held September 16 at Disciples United Methodist Church, Holley. Interment, Hillside Cemetery, Holley. Donations can be made to Disciples United Methodist Church, Holley in his memory.

•Jones, William J., September 3, 2006 at the age of 88. He is survived by his children, Larry Jones and Terri Ghazanfari; five grandchildren, Shirin, Ayoub, Maryam, Michael, and Christopher; two great-grandchildren, Jessica and Abigail. William was a WWII Veteran.

A Memorial Service was held September 14 at the Disciples United Methodist Church, Clarendon. Interment in Zanesville, Ohio. Contributions can be made to the Church Memorial Fund in his memory.

•Marti, Dulce M., September 10, 2006, at the age of 94. Predeceased by her brother, Jorge; and is survived by her son, Juan Reyes.

Funeral and Interment at the convenience of the family.

•Ruggles, Leonard W. Jr., Suddenly on September 13, 2006. Predeceased by his grandparents Harold (Gladys) Ruggles, Laurence Wood; cousin, Charles Greiner. Survived by his parents, Leonard Sr. (Beverly); sisters, Laura (Jim) Maxon, Linda Ruggles; nieces, Brittany and Chelsea Maxon; nephews, Alexander and Zachary Maxon; special cousin, Jeanne Greiner; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

A Funeral Service was held September 15 at Fowler Funeral Home, Inc., Brockport. Interment, Hillside Cemetery, Holley. Contributions can be made to the Golisano Children's Hospital, Pediatric Cardiology Unit in his memory.


•Easterly, William R., age 44, unexpectedly September 10, 2006. Survived by his wife of 20 years Sharon; son William; daughter Nicole; parents Donald and Barbara (Tyler) Easterly of Rush; brother Robert (Charlene) Easterly of Churchville; sister Lynda (Gilbert) Hale of Pittsford; father-in-law Kirk Hart of Kendall; mother-in-law Betty Anne Lamming of Lecanto, Florida; brother-in-law Michael Hart of Murray; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A Memorial Service was held September 14 at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., Holley. Memorials can be sent to Clarendon Fire Department.

•Wheelock, Evelyn, age 87, died September 6, 2006, in LaCrescenta, California. She had been a longtime resident of the Rockhaven Home, Montrose, California.

She is survived by her three children, Tom Wheelock and his wife, Victoria of Hedgesville, West Virginia, Sherry Wheelock of Sierra Madre, California and Kevin Wheelock and his wife, Laurie of Manassas, Virginia; five grandchildren, Ashley, Heather and Kyle Wheelock, all of Manassas, Virginia, and Christopher and Michael Wheelock, both from Sierra Madre, California; one brother, Bill Warren of Delmar; one sister, Clarice Warren Start of Kalamazoo, Michigan; and numerous nieces and nephews. Her brother, Edward Warren, and sister, Edna Warren Moss, preceded her in death.

The Eucharist Service was offered September 15 at Trinity Episcopal Church, Boonville. Burial, Sixty Acres Cemetery, Remsen, New York.

Contributions can be made to the American Stroke Association in her memory. Condolences may be sent to:


•Volkmuth, Peter S. "Paco", Suddenly, September 6, 2006 at age 27. Loving husband, father, son and friend. Survived by his wife Shannon L. (Jermyn) Volkmuth; son Collin James Volkmuth; parents Jim and Mary Volkmuth; brother Jimmy Volkmuth; many, many more dear family members and friends.

Funeral Services were held September 11 at Walker Brothers Co. Funeral Home Inc., Spencerport. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Contributions can be made to M.A.D.D. in Collin Volkmuth's name.


•Beswick, Francis K. Sr., September 9, 2006 at age 83. Survived by his wife of 60 years Shirley M. Beswick; son Francis K. (Marlene) Beswick Jr.; four daughters, Mary Ellen (Jay) Ladd, Karen (Bill) Broomfield, Suzanne (Paul) Contestable and Joanne (Dave) Bourne; grandchildren, Ken (Tracy) Ladd, Aaron (Amanda) Smith, Bryan (Becky) Smith, Kiley (Brooke) Smith, Kimberly (Denny) Simmons, Justin, Alyssa and Amy Contestable, Andrew and Sarah Bourne; great-grandchildren, Mitchell Simmons and Ethan Smith; his brother, Joseph Beswick. He was a retiree of Case-Hoyt Co., an Army Air Force veteran of WWII, Past Commander of Botts-Fioritto American Legion Post #576, an LPGA Volunteer, an avid golfer and bowler .

A Memorial Mass was said September 13 at St. John's Church, Spencerport. Interment at the convenience of the family. Contributions can be made to the American Heart Association or to Park Ridge Foundation in his memory.

•Palermo, Parker M., of Spencerport and Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Suddenly, Monday, Spencerport 11, 2006, at age 25. Predeceased by his grandfathers, Philip J. Palermo and Robert "Poppy" Clement. Survived by his parents, Mark and Jill Palermo; sisters, Stephanie and Markie Palermo; grandmothers, Barbara "Bo" Clement and Marjorie Palermo; many aunts, uncles, cousins and very dear friends. Parker was a graduate of Spencerport High School and Kings College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

A Memorial Service was held September 16 at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Rochester. Contributions can be made to Lollypop Farm in his memory.

•Wohlrab, Rev. Paul G., September 12, 2006. Predeceased by five brothers, Charles, Robert, Raymond, Leo and Jerome Wohlrab. Survived by three nephews, James, Donald, Jon Wohlrab; niece, Barbara Wohlrab. Father Wohlrab was a priest for the Catholic Diocese of Rochester. He retired as pastor of Our Lady of Good Counsel and most recently resided at St. John the Evangelist Church in Spencerport.

His Funeral Liturgy was September 16 at St. John the Evangelist Church, Spencerport, with Bishop Matthew H. Clark presiding. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Contributions can be made to a charity of one's choice in his memory.