Rochester Obituaries

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  • Saturday Mar 28 | via Observer 

    Elaine M. Bird

    Elaine M. Bird , age 82, of Fredonia, N.Y. died Tuesday March 24, 2015 at Brooks Memorial Hospital. Elaine was born November 13, 1932 in Rochester, N.Y. to the late Albert and Marie Tiffany Donner.

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  • Saturday Mar 28 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Bernadette J. Hurley

    Bernadette J. Hurley, 36, of Clayton passed away at her home Friday morning, March 27, 2015. She struggled with a degenerative disease for over 30 years and has been God's Angel on Earth.

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  • Tuesday Mar 24 | via MSN Healthy Living 

    3 Powerful Perks of Living a Life of Purpose

    This week marks an anniversary of the death of a friend I lost. He was born with a disorder that slowly made his lower heart chamber break down and form scar tissue.

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  • Saturday Mar 21 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Jane Nortz Lormore

    BRANTINGHAM, NY – Jane Nortz Lormore, 75, formerly of Lowville, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2015, in Jupiter, FL, as a result of ovarian cancer. Born in Lowville on August 28, 1939, to the late Russell H. and Ethel Niles Nortz, Jane graduated from Lowville Academy and continued on to receive a BA in music from Nazareth College in Rochester, NY.

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  • Friday Mar 20 | via Gloversville Leader-Herald 

    Addie Burdow Nicosia

    Mrs. Addie Burdow Nicosia, age 87, of Gloversville, died March 18, 2015, with her family at her side at Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home in Gloversville, where she had been a patient for a month and a half. She was born January 14, 1928, in Fultonville, the daughter of Godfrey and Ellen Chessman Burdow.

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  • Friday Mar 13 | via Gamasutra 

    Obituary: Play research pioneer Brian Sutton-Smith

    Brian Sutton-Smith, a major contributor to the study of play and a pioneer in researching it -- and author of 50 books and 350 scholarly articles -- passed away due to complications from Alzheimer's disease this past Saturday, aged 90. Sutton-Smith had most recently held a 17-year professorship at the University of Pennsylvania; he remained Professor Emeritus at that institution until is death. Sutton-Smith is influential and has been widely cited.

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  • Friday Mar 13 | via Gamasutra 

    Obituary: Play research pioneer Brian Sutton-Smith

    Brian Sutton-Smith, a major contributor to the study of play and a pioneer in researching it -- and author of 50 books and 350 scholarly articles -- passed away due to complications from Alzheimer's disease this past Saturday, aged 90. Sutton-Smith had most recently held a 17-year professorship at the University of Pennsylvania; he remained Professor Emeritus at that institution until is death. Sutton-Smith is influential and has been widely cited.

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  • Thursday Mar 12 | via The Stamford Daily Voice 

    Patricia Canzano, 69, Of Stamford

    STAMFORD, Conn. Patricia F. Canzano died on Saturday, March 7, at the Smith House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of brain cancer.

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  • Friday Mar 6 | via Patch.com 

    Obituary: Michael W. Petrycki, 52, Worked in the Pri...

    Michael W. Petrycki, of Windham, NH, died of a heart attack on Monday, February 23, 2015, in Hudson, NH at the age of 52. Michael was born in Rochester, NY on February 27, 1962. He graduated from North Andover High School in 1980.

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  • Friday Mar 6 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette 

    Anthony Cavuto

    Holden - HOLDEN/ ROCHESTER, NY - Anthony M. Cavuto, 90, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. He was born in Rochester, NY, the son of Michael and Jennie Cavuto and had lived in Rochester, NY and Wayne, NJ before moving to Holden in 2008.

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  • Thursday Mar 5 | via Verde Independent 

    Obituary: Dawn Punkoney-Bussing 1934 - 2015

    Dawn Punkoney-Bussing of Camp Verde passed away March 3, 2015. She was born May 19, 1934 in Rochester, New York.

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  • Wednesday Mar 4 | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal 

    Christina King

    AKWESASNE – Ms. Christina “Kaniehtihsaks” King, 64, of 81 Whoville Road, left this world to join the other half of her family in the Spirit World after a brief illness on Monday, March 2, 2015 at the Cornwall Community Hospital.

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  • Tuesday Mar 3 | via The Kingstree News 

    Otis Dukes, Salters

    Funeral services for Otis Dukes, conducted by Overseer Lee R. McClary, were held Saturday, February 21, 2015, at Clauddie Henryhand Memorial Chapel of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Crossroad Cemetery of Salters.

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  • Sunday Mar 1 | via St. Petersburg Times 

    Adam Baker, leader of black 'Courageous 12' officers...

    That is what the lawyer that night in 1965 told his clients, a dozen black police officers who had been meeting in one another's living rooms for a year and a half. If these officers were going to file their discrimination lawsuit, one of them needed to be the face of it, lawyer James B. Sanderlin said.

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  • Feb 28, 2015 | via The Washington Post 

    Earl Lloyd, the first African American player in the...

    Earl Lloyd, who became the first African American player in the NBA with the old Washington Capitols in 1950 and who later became the league's first non-playing black head coach, died Feb. 26 in Crossville, Tenn., where he lived. He was 86. Mr. Lloyd, who was born and grew up in Alexandria, Va., was one of three African American players to enter the NBA in 1950.

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