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Greece, NY: Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on January 2, 2016, at age 100. Predeceased by his wife, Lavena Ione Morelli; brother, John; sisters, Laura, Angie, Clara, and Mary. Survived by his children, John (Leslie) Morelli, Patricia Morelli, Marianne (Douglas) Hagues; grandchildren, Lindsay Lee Hagues, Ashley Mae Hagues; several great-nieces and great-nephews.Lawrence Morelli joined the Rochester Fire Department in 1939 and served as a City of Rochester Firefighter for 38 years. He was also a handyman and member of the Toastmasters.Lawrence's visitation will be held Monday (Jan 4th), 3-6 PM at Vay-Schleich and Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. Services and interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Isaiah House, 71 Prince St., Rochester, NY 14605, in his memory. For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit - See more at:
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Greece: Thomas passed away December 26, 2015, at the age of 72. He is predeceased by his father Doras Nathaniel Sharer, his mother & step-father Beulah & Stanley Kostecki & sister Joan Whatling. He is survived by his children, Jami L. (Len Pizzi) Sharer, and Joshua Nathaniel (Deanna) Sharer; dear love Anna Giuliano; grandchildren Kylie Pizzi, Gehrig Nathaniel Sharer, Austin Genna, Alyssa Genna, Joseph Pizzi, Kaitlyn Pizzi, Madison Sharer and Jami and Joshua's mother Barbara Sharer. For more information please visit Thomas' visitation will be Sunday, 2-5 PM at the Funeral Home, 1411 Vintage Lane (Between 390 & Long Pond Rd.) NOTE SERVICE CHANGE. His Graveside services will be Monday12:30 PM in Falls Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to ALS Association, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 6051, Albert Lea, MN 56007 or to Veterans Outreach, 447 South Ave., Rochester, NY 14620 in Thomas' memory. - See more at:
Rochester: 4/4/34-10/11/15.George passed away peacefully while in hospice at St. Ann's Home after a long illness. He lived in the Rochester area for most of his life and proudly served both in the Marine Corps and as a member of the Rochester Fire Department. He is survived by his wife Carolyn; children, Gary Weiss (Candace), Daniel Weiss and Lynn Wilcox (Jay); grandchildren, Corey Provenghi (Joe) and Allie Garcia (Tosh); great-grandchild, Elaina Garcia.A Visitation will be held at New Comer Funeral Home, 6 Empire Blvd., Rochester, NY 14609 from 11 AM until 1 PM on Monday, October 19, 2015. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the School of the Holy Childhood. - See more at:
Gates: Suddenly on Monday, October 12, 2015, at age 79. Predeceased by his father and mother, Achille and Rose Gentilcore; brother, Phil Gentilcore. He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Dauna (Murphy) Gentilcore; brothers, Mike Gentilcore, John Gentilcore, Angelo (Lynn) Gentilcore; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Maureen and Jim Vincent; many nieces and nephews. Frank was a retired lieutenant from the Rochester City Fire Dept. Friends may call MONDAY from 4-8PM at the DiPonzio Funeral Home, Inc., 219 Spencerport Rd., Gates. On Tuesday, October 20, all are invited to attend his Funeral Mass at 10:00AM at St. Jude's Church, 4100 Lyell Rd. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery - See more at:
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Greece: August 26, 2015. Bill is survived by his wife, Janet A. (Insalaco) Ciaccia; children, William Ciaccia, David Ciaccia; sister, Ann Marie (Gerald) Nasella; sister in-law, Sandy Ciaccia; brother in-law, Dr. Sam (Sandra) Insalaco; Many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and dear friends. For more information about Bill, visit Bill's visitation will be Sunday 1-5 PM at the funeral home, 1411 Vintage lane (between 390 & Long Pond Rd.) His funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday at 10 AM at St. Mark's Church, 54 Kuhn Rd. Entombment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital , 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or Golisano Children's Hospital, 300 East River Road, PO Box 278996 Rochester, NY 14627 in Bill's memory.

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