Obituaries – Week of September 18, 2011

By on September 18, 2011

•LaGamba, Nancy Elaine, age 54, September 10, 2011. Nancy worked at Brockport Middle School as a dedicated 8th grade English Teacher.

Predeceased by her mother Ida Mae Sandlin and sister Carol Thompson. Survived by her husband of 27 years, Ronald; father Carl Sandlin; sister Sue (Kim) Weed both of Rushford, New York; several nieces, nephews and cousins. No prior calling hours.

Contributions can be made to a scholarship fund in her name c/o Brockport Central School District, 40 Allen Street, Brockport, New York 14420. Visit to sign an on-line guest book.


•McClain, Frank H., died September 11, 2011 at age 65. Husband of Sherry McClain, and father to Marshall and Marcy McClain. Predeceased by his father Fred H. McClain, Jr. and his mother Elma (Locke) McClain. He is survived by his twin brother – and best friend – Fred L. McClain and family (Sandy, Melissa, Tom, Marie, Nathaniel, and Norah). Frank was active throughout his life in the Boy Scouts of America. He was an avid outdoorsman with a particular love for canoeing. He is also a member of the Masonic Order Wakan-Hubbard Lodge No. 154.

A Remembrance Service was held September 14 at Walker Brothers Funeral Home, Inc., Churchville. Private interment. Contributions can be made to The Boy Scouts Juniata Valley Council, 9 Taylor Drive, Reedsville, Pennsylvania 16875; the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, 1400 Winton Road North, Suite 1, Rochester, 14609; or the American Diabetes Association, 160 Allens Creek Road, Rochester 14618 in his memory.


•Corney, Shirley J. DeVoe “Sha”, October 10, 1915 – April 9, 2011.

A Life Celebration was held September 17, 2011 at Braddock Bay Park, Greece.


•Hull, Harriett C., of Wilmington, North Carolina, died August 30, 2011. Mrs. Hull was a long-time resident of Hilton having lived there from 1946-1966. Mrs. Hull was a member of Hilton Methodist Church, volunteer at Lakeside Hospital in Brockport, former member of the Hilton Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, Hilton Book Club and served on the Election Board for many years. Surviving are her husband of 71 years, Joseph W. Hull; children, Nancy J. Hull of Oakland, California, JoAnn (Mark) Stephens of Cogan Station, Pennsylvania and John (Mary) Hull of New York, New York; grandchildren, Joseph (Reba) Troxell of Westerville, Ohio and Kevin Hull of Wilmington, North Carolina; great-grandchildren, Olivia and Quinn Troxell and her sister, Dorothy Bayline of Smethport, Pennsylvania.

A Memorial Services was held in Wilmington, North Carolina. Contributions can be made to Parma Public Library or Hilton Fire Department in her memory.


•Parcells, Mia Rose, Became a heavenly angel with her beloved sister, Noel on September 6, 2011. Survived by her loving mother, Marcie; her grandparents, James and Jerilyn “Jeri” Cobb, Dorothy (Bud) Thayer and Phillip Parcells; aunts and uncles, Tera (Jon) Strauss, Derek Cobb, David (Kelly) and Marie Parcells; great-aunt and uncle, Janine (Gravelle) (Andy) Lee; cousins, Allyson, Olivia, Sophia and Ella Strauss, Andrew (Valerie), Erin, Stephanie, Joseph and Kevin Lee, Mark (Olivia), Addyson and Joseph (Jessica) Gravelle; Raechel and Theresa Coffey, mother and grandmother of Noel Parcells.

A Funeral Mass was said September 13 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Hamlin. Interment, Parma Union Cemetery. Contributions can be made to the Hunter Resch Foundation, P.O. Box 16810, Rochester, 14616 in her memory.


•Martone, Carmel L. “Carm”, died September 10, 2011. Carmel is predeceased by her parents, Frederick and Lucille Martone. She is survived by her daughter, Heather (Brian) Pease; grandchildren, Devon Martone and Benjamin Pease; sisters and brother, Martha (James) Kelsey, Steven (Mary) Martone and Mary Helen Hart; nieces and nephews, Jaime, Josh, Gabrielle Kelsey, Courtney, Elizabeth Martone, Elise, Kyla Woods and Amyah Davis.

Her Memorial Service was celebrated September 16 at Calvary Chapel of the West Side, Spencerport. Interment Private. Donations can be made to Rock Ministries, P.O. Box 1651, Rialto, California, 92377-1651 in her memory.


•Azzolina, Sharon A. (Kukura), September 9, 2011. Sharon is predeceased by her husband, Robert Azzolina and daughter-in-law, Jennifer Azzolina. She is survived by her sons, Daniel (Joanne) Azzolina and Douglas Azzolina; granddaughters, Olivia Azzolina and Grace Azzolina; sisters and brother, Donna Wallace, Marylou (David) McLean, Jeff (Anne) Kukura and Margaret (Michael) Magin; sisters-in-law, Gail (Steve) Martin and Karen Azzolina; cousin, Julie (David) Ras; many nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral Mass was celebrated September 13 at St. John the Evangelist Church, Spencerport. Interment St. John the Evangelist Cemetery. Donations can be sent to Gilda’s Club Rochester NY, 255 Alexander Street, Rochester, NY 14607 in her memory.


•White, Edgar T. “Ed”, September 12, 2011. Ed is predeceased by his parents, Earl and Alice White; sister, Avril Santangelo. He is survived by his nephew, Mark (Tammy) Santangelo; niece, Donna (Jim) Putney; several great nieces, great-nephews, cousins and friends. Ed was a life long member of the Ogden Historical Society.

A Graveside Service was held September 17 at Fairfield Cemetery, Spencerport. Donations can be sent to American Diabetes Association, 160 Allens Creek Road, Building 160, 1st Floor, Rochester, New York 14618 in his memory.