Rochester Obituaries

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  • Tuesday | via WTEN-TV Albany 

    NY man pleads guilty in fatal wrong-way crash

    A Binghamton-area man has pleaded guilty in a wrong-way crash outside Rochester last year that killed an Eastman School of Music professor. Local media report that 38-year-old Thomas Rome of Kirkwood pleaded guilty Monday to vehicular manslaughter and second-degree manslaughter.


  • Tuesday | via HarnesRacing 

    Racing official Joe Crugnale dies at 62

    Joseph V. "Joe" Crugnale, Chief Investigator for the Ohio State Racing Commission and formerly a longtime judge at The Meadows, Louisville Downs, and other tracks, died Sunday, Nov. 23, after battling cancer. He was 62. A native of Rochester, NY, Mr. Crugnale was a graduate of the University of Arizona's Race Track Industry Program.


  • Monday Nov 24 | via 

    Memorial Donations for Elaine Plenert to United Hosp...

    Elaine Frances Plenert, 85, passed away peacefully on November 18, 2014 after a brief struggle with cancer. She was born on November 15, 1929 in Rochester, New York to Thomas and Frances Fahey.


  • Sunday Nov 23 | via Dayton Daily News 

    WHITE, Walter R.

    News Death Notice WHITE, Walter R. age 100, formerly of California and Rochester, New York, passed away November 20, 2014 in Centerville, Ohio. Walter Raymond White was born in Sunnyvale, California to Frank Raymond and Margaret Elizabeth White on July 18, 1914.


  • Thursday Nov 20 | via Bradford Today 

    Mark Alan Crawford

    Mark Alan Crawford, 51, of 31 Sullivan Road, passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at his residence. Born October 6, 1963, in Bradford, he was a son of the late Everett Wendell and Sylvia E. Crawford.


  • Saturday Nov 15 | via WHEC-TV Rochester 

    Rochesterians put lungs to the challenge at 'Fight f...

    On Saturday, local firefighters and people in the community put their own lungs to the challenge and climbed the Bausch and Lomb building. It was the 3rd annual "Fight for Air Climb", hosted by the American Lung Association.


  • Thursday Nov 13 | via 

    Marketta Gregory: Notes for kids

    When I pulled out of my driveway in Oklahoma and headed out for a job in New York, it was my relationship with my nieces and nephews that I worried about the most. You see, I always wanted to be that aunt.


  • Wednesday Nov 12 | via The News-Messenger 

    Moyer, Deborah L.

    Deborah L. Moyer SPENCERPORT, NY: Deborah L. Moyer, 57, of Spencerport, NY passed away October 31, 2014 in the Wilmot Cancer Center, Rochester, NY. She died peacefully surrounded by family and friends after a valiant battle with leukemia.


  • Sunday Nov 9 | via 

    S. Donald Stookey, inventor of CorningWare glass die...

    S. Donald Stookey is no household name, but his best-known invention truly is: CorningWare, the durable, heat-resistant ceramic glass used since the 1950s to make millions upon millions of baked lasagnas, tuna casseroles and other potluck-dinner dishes. The scientist, who died Tuesday at 99, created a type of glass so strong that the military used it in guided missile nose cones.


  • Saturday Nov 8 | via 

    S. Donald Stookey | CorningWare inventor, 99

    S. Donald Stookey, 99, the scientist who forever changed cooking with the invention of CorningWare, a versatile glass found in millions of American kitchens, died Tuesday at an assisted-living center in Rochester, N.Y. His son, Donald Stookey, said he died from complications after hip surgery. Mr. Stookey joined Corning Glass Works in New York in 1940, the same year he graduated with a doctorate in physical chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


  • Saturday Nov 8 | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal 

    Edward O. Sovie

    Funeral services for Edward O. Sovie, age 77, of Ogdensburg, will be held on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 10:00AM at Notre Dame Church with Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating.


  • Friday Nov 7 | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal 

    Robert T. Ward, Sr.

    AKWESASNE – Mr. Robert T. Ward, Sr., 64, of 92 Christine Lane, passed away Thursday afternoon, November 6, 2014 at his home with his daughters by his side. Robert was born August 21, 1950 in Massena, the son of the late Reubin and Elizabeth Debo Ward and attended schools in Massena.


  • Friday Nov 7 | via 

    Scientist who developed CorningWare dies in NY

    S. Donald Stookey was a young scientist researching the properties of glass in 1952 when he put a glass plate into an oven to heat it. But the oven malfunctioned.


  • Friday Nov 7 | via Los Angeles Times 

    S. Donald Stookey dies at 99; creator of CorningWare...

    Glass scientist S. Donald Stookey prepares to expose an image to ultraviolet light in 1950. In addition to developing CorningWare, he developed photosensitive glass that helped lead to color television picture tubes.


  • Friday Nov 7 | via The Post-Standard 

    S. Donald Stookey, scientist who developed CorningWa...

    In this 1950 photo provided by Corning Inc., Dr. Don Stookey prepares to expose an image to ultraviolet light. tookey, who forever changed cooking with the invention of CorningWare, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, at an assisted living center in Rochester, New York.


  • Thursday Nov 6 | via Dayton Daily News 

    VANCE, Yvonne

    News Death Notice VANCE, Mrs. Yvonne Age 72, a native of Dayton, passed away Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Good Samaritan Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Daryl Vance; mother, Helen Tann; sons, Charles Barker, Timothy Faircloth and James Faircloth Jr.; daughters, Teresa Barker Hughes and Tracy Faircloth; brother, Stanley Barker; sisters, Dionne and Thelia Barker, & Angela Brown; brothers-in-law, William and Gregory Vance, all of Dayton, Calvin Vance of Rochester, NY; sisters-in-law, Darlene Vance of Dayton and Beverly Davis of Atlanta, GA; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


  • Wednesday Nov 5 | via The Vermont Standard 

    Sylvia Reed Obituary

    A memorial service is being planned and will be announced for Sylvia Ewell Reed, 90, of Hanover, New Hampshire and Camden, Maine, who died peacefully at home Nov. 3 in her art studio. She had recently relocated to Woodstock Terrace, with family by her side.


  • Monday Nov 3 | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal 

    Ronald J. Nezezon

    Scottsville; Ronald J. Nezezon passed away on October 31, 2014. He was born November 25, 1939 in Massena, NY.


  • Sunday Nov 2 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Delaney, James Arthur

    JAMES ARTHUR DELANEY, 91 FROSTPROOF - James Arthur Delaney, 91, of Frostproof, died Monday morning, October 27, 2014, of heart failure at Somers Hospice House, Sebring, FL. A native of Rochester, New York, he had lived most of his life in Syracuse until moving to Florida in 1994.


  • Aug 18, 2014 | via County Record 

    Joanne Madgel (Ernst) Phillips

    She was born March 13, 1931, in Rochester, N.Y., to parents Lester and Pauline Ernst. She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Raymond C Phillips; son Gregory Phillips; daughters, Karen Andross, Lisa Spittal, Wendy Rayner, Jennifer Welch, Martha Vickery; eleven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Carolyn Bryant; brother-in-law, John Phillips; and sister-in-law, Arlene Phillips.