Mason, Frank N., At age 87. Survived by his wife, Susan Drake-Mason; daughter, Karen Marie Mason (Steve Smith); sister, Angel (Joe) Nardone; brother, Arthur (Heidi) Morgan; many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his first wife, M. Aileen Mason, brothers, William Morgan, Louis Mitrano, Sammuel Mitrano, Joseph Mitrano; sisters, Elena DiEiacce, Mary DiPilato. He was retired from Rochester Products in 1978 and was proud to serve in the US Navy as a chief on the Zaniah and in Guam during WWII.
A Memorial Service was held November 26 at Churchville United Methodist Church, Churchville. Contributions can be made to the Frank N. Mason Memorial Scholarship Fund, Pavilion State Bank, North Chili 14514.
Howie, A. Ruth (Clark), November 27, 2000 at age 78. Widow of William A. Howie, Sr., who predeceased her on September 10, 2000. She is survived by her children, William A. (Diane) Howie Jr., Stephen A. (Mary) Howie, Anne Eldred and Martha Groth; one granddaughter; her brothers, Alton Clark and Laverne (Mary) Clark; her sister-in-law, Ann Clark; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers, Walter, Albert and Grant Clark.
A Funeral Service was held December 1 at the Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home, Inc., Hilton. Interment Parma Union Cemetery. Those wishing can make con-tributions to the Hilton United Methodist Church Remembrance Fund or Hilton Fire Department in her memory.
Lawrenson, Joanne J. (Lotzow/Beaney), Peacefully, November 23, 2000 under love and support of her family. She is survived by her husband, Roy D. Lawrenson; children, Lori (Gary) Tobin and Charles (Tammy) Beaney; step-children, Janet (Wayne) Zyglocke, Juliann (Todd) Woodard and Stanley (Kim) Lawrenson; brothers, Kenneth (Joanne) Lotzow and Gary Lotzow; three grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
A Funeral Service was held November 27 at the Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home, Inc., Hilton. Interment Falls Cemetery. Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 10609, Rochester 14610 or the Walker Bible Baptist Church, 1425 Walker Lake Ontario Road, Hilton 14468 in her memory.
Cowan, Bernard A. Sr. "Barney," November 25, 2000 at age 82. Predeceased by his wife, Helen; sister, Mary Donahue. Survived by four sons, Bernard (Marion) of Caledonia, William of Albion, James of Holley, John (Carolyn) of Holley; grandson, Stephen; step grandchildren, Scott and Jessica; brother, John (Sally) of Brockport; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral Services were held November 29 at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., Holley. Interment in Sandy Creek Cemetery.
Rightmyer, Charlotte (Rafferty), At age 94 died November 23, 2000 at the Orleans County Nursing Home. She was a member and former bookkeeper at St. Mary's Church in Holley. She was a former secretary at Kennedy-Ryan and Shields Attorneys in Spencerport. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold E. Rightmyer. She is survived by two children, Elaine Long-Ellis of Florida and Edward (Mary Ann) Rightmyer of Holley; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Mary's Church on November 27. Interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Auburn. Memorials can be made to St. Jude's or the American Cancer Society.
Furness, Diane, 57, on November 26, 2000 following a long illness. Mrs. Furness and her husband, William, were the owners/operators of the Wishing Well Motel for several years. She is survived by her husband of 38 years, William Furness Sr. of Kent and their children, Vicky (Eric) Maxon of Kendall, William (Melissa) Furness Jr. of Kent and Richard (Patti) Furness also of Kent; her four grandchildren, Rachel, Michael, Billy and Dustin; her parents, Harold (Edna) Bolton of Albion and two brothers, Harold (Marie) Bolton of New Jersey, Charles (Esther) Bolton of Sterling, NY; two sisters, Betz (Jack) Scherberger of Rochester and Carol (Herb) McClellan of Albion; several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was said November 29 at Saint Mark's Church in Kendall. Interment at Transit Road Cemetery. Those wishing can make memorial remembrances to the Kendall Ambulance.
Jones, Catherine I., November 22, 2000 at age 88. She was predeceased by her husband, Martin F. Jones and her son, Thomas. She is survived by two daughters, Mary Alice (Stephen) Flagler of Bergen and Anne (John) Endries of Manlius; three grandchildren; several nieces and a nephew. She was a retiree of St. Andrew's Prep School.
A Funeral Service was held November 25 in the Chapel of St. Ann's Home, Rochester. Interment St. John's Cemetery, Spencerport. Contributions can be made to St. Ann's Foundation in her memory.
Franke, Charles E., Saturday, November 25, 2000 at age 60. He is survived by his wife, Donna J. Franke; four daughters, Laurie (Scott) Koelle of Brockport, Valerie Puerner of Lake Placid, NY, Kelly (Douglas) Wilkey of Montana and Stephanie (David) Debo of Batavia; seven grandchildren, Joshua, Gabriel and Lydia Koelle, Charles and MacKenzie Puerner, Henry and Katie Wilkey; three brothers, David, Robert (Bonnie) and Paul (Eileen) Franke; his sister, Kathryn (Rodney) Perkins; several nieces and nephews. He was a retiree of Eastman Kodak Company.
Funeral Services were held November 29 at the Walker Brothers Company Funeral Home Inc., Spen-cerport. Interment Fairfield Cemetery, Spencerport. Contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association in his memory.
O'Neal, Dorothy A., Passed away November 17, 2000. Predeceased by husband, Earl J. O'Neal. Survived by daughters, Patricia J. O'Neal and Peggy (Stan) Schinsing; grandchildren, great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Services at convenience of the family. Donations can be made to the Lakeside Beikirch Care Center.
Weller, Gene N., November 21, 2000 at age 70. He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline (Trickey) Weller; two sons, Andrew W. and Michael G. Weller; his brother, Richard W. (Bernice) Weller of Spencerport; three brothers-in-law, James E. Devereaux of Clifton Springs, Douglas Trickey of East Rochester and Robert W. Trickey of Penfield; his sister-in-law, Phyllis O. Trickey of Irondequoit; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Janice E. Devereaux. He was a retiree of Eastman Kodak Company.
A Memorial Service was held December 2 at Walker Brothers Company Funeral Home, Inc., Spencerport. Interment, Oakwood Cemetery, Penfield at the convenience of the family. Donations can be made to Continuing Developmental Services (CDS), 71 Perinton Parkway, Fairport 14450 or Lifetime Assistance, 425 Paul Road, Rochester 14624 in his memory.
McClellan, Audrey E., (Kanous), Tuesday, November 7, 2000. She was predeceased by her son, David and her brothers, Allan and Clayton Kanous. She is survived by her husband, Floyd M. McClellan; her children, Janice Entz, Linda McClellan, Glen McClellan and Diane McClellan; two sisters, Ida (Russell) Webster and Naomi (Alfred) Strassner; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services were held November 11 at Walker Brothers Company Funeral Home, Inc., Spencerport. Interment, Fairfield Cemetery.