Sunday, November 22, 2020

Angelo M. Maddalena

Rochester - Passed away peacefully at home with family by his side on November 11th 2020 at age 83. Survived by his wife of 56 years, Joyce; children, Lori (Victor) Scipioni; Paul Maddalena; 5 grandchildren & 10 great grandchildren; many cousins, nieces & nephews. Angelo was proud to be a retired City of Rochester Firefighter. Calling Hours will be held from 3-7 PM on Tuesday, November 17th at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 2636 Ridgeway Ave. Angelo's Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 AM on Wednesday, November 18th at Parish of the Holy Family at St. Jude Church, 4100 Lyell Road. Interment to follow at White Haven Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the American Red Cross. To leave the family condolences, please visit:

Vincent E. Farsace

Rochester/Green Acres, FL - Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at age 85. Predeceased by his parents, Michael and Anna Farsace; brother, Frank M. Farsace. He is survived by the mother of his children, Mary Farsace; children, Michele (Michael) Grabowski, Frank V. (Rita) Farsace, Michael (Patrizia) Farsace; 9 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; special niece and nephew, Ann (Mark) Cassara, Michael (Karen) Farsace; many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Vince was a retired City of Rochester Firefighter and an Army Veteran of the Korean War. He also owned and operated the Embassy Lounge. Friends may call FRIDAY from 4-8PM at the DiPonzio Funeral Home, Inc., 219 Spencerport Rd., Gates. On Saturday, November 14, all are invited to attend his Funeral Mass at 10:00AM at Holy Cross Church, 4492 Lake Ave. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to VA Medical Center, 7305 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33410 in his memory.

John Lebeau

Survived by his son John W. LeBeau Jr., daughter Laurie LeBeau-Bartoo; grandchildren Leah LeBeau, Riley Bartoo and Brady Bartoo. Friends and family are invited to call on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 from 4-6 PM at James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd. Rochester, NY 14624.

Mitchell Shipp

(retired 2008) Metropolitan Funeral Chapel 109 West Ave. Rochester NY 14611 Monday Nov. 9 1pm-4pm

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Ronald G. Faugh

Ronald G. Faugh Rush, NY - November 15, 2020 at age 72 years. Ron was born on October 7, 1948 in Rochester, NY to the late Leslie and Victoria (Kucharski) Faugh. Survived by his wife of 51 years, Sally (Goff) Faugh and children; Jeffrey Faugh (Beth Stanton) and Stacey Faugh both of Avon; grandchildren Victoria Faugh, Morgan (Zack) Merica, and Bryce Stanton; brother Robert (Linda) Faugh; sister-in-law Gail Moynihan; and many nephews, cousins, and friends. Family and friends may call on Saturday, November 21st, from 1-5pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 21 Big Tree Street, Rte 15 & 20A, Livonia, NY. Ron's Memorial Service, with military honors, will be held privately on Sunday at the Rush United Methodist Church, Rush, NY. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the School of the Holy Childhood, 100 Groton Parkway, Rochester, NY 14623 or a charity of your own choice.

John M. Murphy

John M. Murphy "Jack" Chili - Monday, November 16, 2020 at age 93. Predeceased by his loving wife, Helen; son, Daniel; daughter-in-law, Debra; and sister, Ruth Lintemoot. Survived by his children, Jackie (Bob) Weidman, Michael (Janet), Brian and Ann (Tom) Kennedy; grandchildren, Jennifer, Suzanne, Mark, Raina, Jared, Ivan, Matthew, Kristin, Tricia (Tom), Shawn, Patrick, Christopher, Nicholas and Marissa; 11 great-grandchildren; special family, Beth, Amy and Jake; sister-in-law, Joanne Walsh; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Jack was a longtime Dutchtown resident, a WWII Navy Veteran, a retired Lieutenant of the City of Rochester Fire Department and Monroe County Fire Coordinator. For over 30 years he loved playing Santa for the special children at the School of the Holy Childhood. He will always be "The Murph". Friends may call at the Leo M. Bean and Sons Funeral Home Friday 4-7PM. Private funeral mass and interment at Grove Place Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the School of the Holy Childhood.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

John Eugene French

Rochester - Passed away on October 8, 2020 at age 86. He was predeceased by his wife, Sandra K. French; siblings, Robert French and Roberta Hildreth. He is survived by his sons, John R. (Janet) French, Kevin (Debbie) French, Michael French; grandchildren, Shauna, Jodi, Jennifer, Jacqueline, Jo-Lynn, Jillian, Tyler (Liz), Amber, Miranda, Abigail, Matthew; he was affectionately know as GiGi to his beloved great-grandchildren; sisters, Karen (Paul) Gotcsik, Jeanette (Terry) O'Reilly; many nieces, nephews and dear friends. John spent his life in the service of others; as a proud Air Force Veteran serving during the Korean War and as a Firefighter with the Rochester Fire Department. His most cherished moments were spent with his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and his family. Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, October 17th from 11AM - 1PM in the All Seasons Chapel of White Haven Memorial Park, 210 Marsh Road, Pittsford, where a Graveside Service will be held at 1:30PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the Golisano Children's Hospital. To leave a message of condolence, please visit:

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

2020 Ball Cancelled

 We regret to inform everyone, due to the present times and conditions, we will be cancelling the 2020 Ball.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

2020 RFBA Scholarship Recipient

This year the RFBA scholarship committee has selected Rachel Strazdins, daughter of Firefighter Marc Strazdins, as the 2020 RFBA Scholarship Recipient. Congrats Rachel! A huge thank you goes out to all the outstanding students who applied this year, it was a tough decision and the RFBA wishes you all the best in your future endeavors!

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Last Days To Get In RFBA Scholarship Application

Just a reminder that the RFBA Scholarship application is due MAY 15 which is NEXT WEEK. The application is attached. During this time applicants can have their school representatives email official transcripts and official SAT scores if they are unable to get them in person.


Tuesday, May 5, 2020