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James E. Barnett
Times Union, Rochester, New York
April 23, 1986

James E. Barnett, 58, a prominent member of the Knights of Columbus and St. Mary Church in Canandaigua, died Monday (April 21, 1986) at F.F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua after a long illness.
Mr. Barnett, who lived on West Lake Road in Canandaigua, Ontario County, was to retire next month after 42 years with Burroughs Corp.
"Jim was probably one of the most outgoing individuals I probably ever knew," Carl H. Colcord of Canandaigua, a long time friend who worked with Mr. Barnett in the Knights of Columbus, said today.
"I don't think you'd find Jim getting into any situation when he wouldn't seek out a stranger and welcome him to any club or organization," Colcord said.
Mr. Barnett held many offices in the Knights of Columbus and was to be a delegate to the organization's convention next month at Kiamesha Lake in the Catskills, his wife, Corrine Barnett, said today.
He was a trustee of the Knights and past grand knight. He was also former faithful navigator, 4th degree; former vice president of the Finger Lakes chapter; and a former district warden.
Mr. Barnett was an active member of St. Mary Church in Canandaigua, and served on the committee overseeing the church's renovation. He also was a eucharistic minister for seven years. In that role, he often visited the nursing home at F.F.Thompson Hospital, administering Communion to patient, Mrs Barnett said.
"He was concerned about his church and about other people,"she said."He loved hid Lord. and everybody loved him."
"He was a deeply religious man,"Colcord said, "He was the epitomy of somebody you'd be proud to know and have as a friend. He was a close friend to everybody he knew, both in business and personally.
" Mr. Barnett was a native of Buffalo, but he grew up in Irondequoit and graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Mrs. Barnett said.
While he was still in high school he began working with the Burroughs Corp. in Rochester. In 1963 he transfered to Geneva, Ontario County. He was an electronic field engineer with the company and planned to retire next month, his wife said. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Mr. Barnett and his wife, the former Corrine Merkel, were married in 1950. The couple moved from Irondequoit to Henrietta in 1959. Four years later they helped organize the Henrietta Volunteer Ambulance Corp., Mrs. Barnett said. The Barnetts moved to Canandaigua in 1965.
Mr. Barnett is also suvived by four sons, James M Barnett, Thomas J. Barnett and Danial J. Barnett, all of Canandaigua; four daughters, Patricia Kierst of Gorham, Ontario County; Suzanne Bruen of Stanley, Ontario County; Connie Ealey of Morin Heights, Quebec; and Nancy Reily of Manlius, Onondaga County; a sister, Theresa Root of Osteen , Fla.; and seven grandchildren.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 tonight at McElwee-Fuller Funeral Home, 200 Buffalo St., Canandaigua. A prayer service will be held tomorrow at the funeral home. It will be followed by a Mas of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Mary Church, 95 N. Main St., Canandaigua. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Canandaigua.


 Helen Becker
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, New York
December 23, 2001
Campbell, Helen B.: Dec. 22, 2001. Predeceased by her husband, Jim & a brother, Joe Becker. Survived by her sons, James (Virginia) of Holley & Raymond (Kathren) of Kent; daughter, Betty (Robert) Hildreth; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sister, Marie (J. Raymond) Kolb of FL. Helen was a retiree of Eastman Kodak Co. & a member of Shepard of the Hill Lutheran Church in FL.
Friends may call Monday 12:00-2:00 PM at Farrell-Ryan Funeral Home, 777 Long Pond Road (between English and Latta). Funeral Services will be held in Dade City, FL.


Brigitte Bengsch
Times - Union, Rochester, New York
October 15, 1984 page 5C; column 4

Demler, Brigitte
BROCKPORT: On Sunday October 14, 1984. She survived by 1 son, John Demler; 1 daughter, Kristin Demler; her parents, John and Irmgard Bengsch; 1 sister and brother-in-law, Gisela and Bruce Campbell; 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, Hans and Jacalyn Bengsch, Gary and Christine Bengsch; her mother-in-law, Doris Demler; several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Monday 7-9 p.m. at the Fowler Funeral Home Inc, 52 State St. Brockport where Funeral Service will be held Tuesday October 16 at 11 a.m. Interment at Lake View Cemetery. Friends wishing may make contibutions to the American Cancer Society.

Ruth Blackmer
Times-Union, Rochester, New York
June 15, 1959; page 36; column 3

YAEGER-Sunday, June 14, 1959, Ruth B. Yaeger of 51 Meredith Ave. She is survived by her husband, Carl; a daughter, Mrs. John Donahue Jr.; her Mother, Mrs. Minnie Blackmer, and three grandchildren.
-Friends may call Monday from 7-9p.m. and Tuesday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. at the Anthony Funeral Chapel, Inc., 2305 Monroe Ave., where services will be held Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock. Interment White Haven Memorial Park. Friend wishing to pay tribute to the American Cancer Society.

Lewis J. Bleier
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, New York
July 1, 1994

HOPEWELL: Age 91, June 30, 1994. Survived by 2 sons, John L. and Alice Bleir, Largo, FL,Robert L. and Florence Bleier . Clifton Springs; 1 brother, James of Swain; 5 sisters, Margaret Crandell, OH, Katherine Lang and Genevieve Turner, Fairport, Alice Pelkey, Rochester, Ceil Lambert Dalton; 10 grandchildren; 14 greatgrandchildren. Predeceased by his wife, Agnes Levet Bleier.
Friends may call Friday 2-4, 7-9 at the Sainbury Funeral Home, 78 W. Main St., Shortsville. Prayer Service 9:30 Saturday. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. St. Dominic Church.
Burial White Haven Memorial Park. Contibutions to Shortsville Ambulance or Hospice.

Wesly W. Bleier Sr.
nknown Rochester, New York Newspaper
Sunday, Dec. 16, 1984. Survived by his wife, Gertrude Bleier; 5 sons and daughters-in-law, Wesley and Sandra, Keith, Patrick and Jeanne, John and Beverley, Donald Bleier; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Joseph Deschambault, Linda Bleier; sister, Marion Renner; 17 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Edward H. Dreier Funeral Home Inc., 1717 Portland Ave. at Ridge Rd. E. Tuesday evening 7-9, Wednesday 2-4, 7-9. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, 9 o'clock at St. Margaret Mary Church. Interment at the convenience of the family.

Mary Brennan
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, New York
October 28, 1989

Loftin, Mary B.
Friday, October 27, 1989, Mary B. Loftin, Survived by 3 sons, Douglas, Michael, Timothy; 3 daughters, Cheryl Ayers, Patricia Beach and Susanne DiCicco; 10 grandchildren, Lynn, Christine, Becky, Jennifer, Amanda, Alicia, Elizabeth, Katie, Breanna and Nicholas; 1 brother, Robert Brennan; 3 sisters, Dorothy Miller, Ruth Werner, Barbara Cole; several nieces and nephews, Marilyn and other dear friends.
Calling hours are not being observed. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Monday at 9:30 in St Charles Borromeo Church. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Friends wishing may contibute to the American Cancer Society in her memory. Arrangements by Alvah Halloran and Son, Inc.


William J. Brennan
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, New York
March 30, 1970

Sunday, March 29, 1970, William J. Brennan of 463 Cottage St. He is survived by his wife Louisa (List) Brennan; one son, Robert W. Brennan; four daughters, Mrs Ralph (Ruth) Werner, Mrs. Donald (Dorothy) Miller, Mrs. Ernest (Barbara) Cole, Mrs. Claude (Mary) Loftin; one sister, Mrs George Weiland;Twenty-two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; also several neices and nephews. Mr. Brennan was a member of the Holy Name Society of St. Monicas Church.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 at the funeral home of Alvah Halloran and Son Inc., 2125 Chili Ave. at Howard Rd. near Brooks Ave. Funeral service Wednesday morning at 9:30 and at St. Monicas Church at 10 o'clock. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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