Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Earl E. Prevost Jr.

Gates - Passed away Monday, February 3, 2020 at age 94. Predeceased by his wives, Mary Ellen Prevost and Christine Prevost; brother, Robert Prevost. Survived by his children, Dennis (Susan) Prevost, Debra (Douglas) Peris, and Deborah (Wayne) Meritt; grandchildren, Dennis Jr. (Kristin), Amanda (Kevin) Casper, Nicole (Jeff) Briggs, Brandon (Laura) Peris, Matt (Becky) Meritt and Melissa (Zack) Kuter; 17 great-grandchildren; brother, Dean (Patricia) Prevost; special family members, Michael Prevost and Amy Stewart; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Earl was a WWII Navy Veteran and a retired City of Rochester Fire Lieutenant. He was an avid sportsman and Notre Dame fan, but most of all, he loved spending time with his family. Friends may call at the Leo M. Bean and Sons Funeral Home Friday 4-7PM. Funeral Mass Saturday 12PM at Holy Cross Church, 4492 Lake Ave. Rochester, NY 14612. Interment White Haven Memorial Park. Memorials may be made in Earl's name to the School of the Holy Childhood.


Due to scheduling conflict that our venue has, this years Firefighters' Ball date has changed from Oct 10, 2020 to November 7, 2020. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

John "Ty" W. Whitehair

Brockport: Ty passed away peacefully on November 22, 2019 at the age of 102. He was predeceased by his wife of 55 years Mary M. (McMahon) Whitehair & daughter Maureen A. Whitehair. He is survived by daughters Mary Wiseman, Kathleen (Joe) Amorese; sons Tyrone (Melanie), Mark, Thomas (Kim Bostley), Joseph (Ines), John (Lisa) Whitehair; 12 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Ty was a World War II US Navy Veteran & firefighter with the City of Rochester Fire Department for more than 33 years. Family & friends are invited to his Funeral Mass on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 10 am at St. Monica’s Church, Genesee St. Interment private in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Honor Flight Rochester at in memoriam.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

School of Holy Childhood

RFBA Elections!

Elections for the 3 Retiree Reps are December 10th at the next meeting. Incumbents for Retirees Reps are Dan Cavuoto and Bruce Celento. Challengers are Mike Dupra, Frank Vallone, and Wayne Miller. The top 3 candidates with the most votes will take the 3 positions.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Francis "Fran" G. Klein

Ontario Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Survived by beloved family and friends. Fran was a firefighter for the City of Rochester, Engine #16 (Hudson Ave.) The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff at Highlands at Brighton for the wonderful care they showed Fran. Services will be held privately by the family. Memorials may be made to Highlands at Brighton 5901 Lac de Ville Blvd. Rochester, NY 14618.

Ross Palazzolo

Rochester - Passed peacefully with family October 31, 2019 at the age of 86. Predeceased by his brother, Ralph. Survived by his daughter, Debra Palazzolo; niece, Maria Giglio; nephews, Louis Giglio; & his nieces & nephew, children, Noelle, Lauren, & Sebastian; brother George & his children, Mark, Yvonne, & Tina. Ross was a Captain with the Rochester City Fire Department.

Richard A Carroll

Richard A. Carroll, 77, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Friday November 15, 2019 at his home in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. He was born on January 3, 1942 in Plattsburg, New York to the late Gordon & Katherine (Whitfield) Carroll. Along with his parents, Dick is preceded in passing by his beloved son, Paul Carroll; and brother, David Carroll. Dick was a hardworking man with a heart of gold. He proudly served our great country in the United States Air Force. Upon his honorable discharge, Dick was able to continue helping others and became a fire fighter for the city of Rochester, New York. Dick was proud of his accomplishments and community. He was a lifelong member and past commander of the American Legion post 1830. Above all else, Dick appreciated the simple things in life. In his free time and after his retirement from the fire department, Dick loved to be out doors and loved hunting and fishing. Above all else, Dick loved his family and visiting with friends at Dunkin Donuts. He will be truly missed. Left to cherish Dick’s memory are his beloved wife and soul mate of 56 years, Mrs. Carol (Bryson) Carroll of Murrells Inlet; their children, Suzanne Kier and her husband, Brian of Rochester, New York & David Carroll and his significant other, Tambra of Trevor, Wisconsin; grandchildren, Christine, David, Brett, Ryan, CayLeigh, Shane, & Jason; his cherished fur-babies, KiKi & Buddy; as well as a large, loving, extended family & many supportive friends and neighbors. A Celebration of Dick’s life will be held on Friday November 22, 2019 at 3:00PM at Seaside Community Church, 11540 Hwy 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576, within the Inlet Square Mall. At the request of the family, please consider memorial contributions in lieu of flowers in Dick’s name to the Wounded Warriors Project, 1990 Fordham Drive, Suite 100, Fayetteville, NC 28304.