_____________________________________________ Sharon Tyson Anderson, age 65, died Thursday, Feb. Together they had six children over 10 years before separating, and ultimately divorcing in 1974.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Ron stood at the grill every day cooking food for all to enjoy (no one ever left hungry). He enjoyed sitting and drinking coffee with all of the regulars that came in.
She designed and sewed many Native American “ribbon” shirts that were used in local reenactments.
She attended services at Chapin United Methodist Church as often as she could.
at the Gorham United Methodist Church, 4746 South St.. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cobblestone Springs, 4306 Lakemont-Himrod Rd., Dundee NY 14837 or the American Heart Association, Tom was the son of the late George and Ethel Wilkie. Tom is survived by his wife, Ellen Porter Wilkie; son, Ronald (Valerie) Wilkie; daughter, Kathleen Wilkie; three grandchildren, Rebecca Wilkie, Tyler Wilkie and Matt Campo; and brothers, Phillip (Carol) Wilkie and George W. Jerry is survived by his wife, Betty Dillon Johnston; son, William (Wendy) Van Sickle; daughter, Lori (Chris Anderson) Sutton; four grandchildren, Cara, Dillon, Madison and Ethan; brother, Robert Johnston; and several nieces and nephews. Then he and his wife bought and ran the Old Mill House Restaurant in Gorham for 10 years.
He enjoyed planting trees, pulling brush, mowing lawn and working on the land. He also enjoyed traveling with his camper and traveled through all the Provinces of Canada, and in retirement to Florida in the winter. Ronald retired from Tobins First Prize Meats after being a salesman for 27 years.
She is survived by her children, Michelle Brown [Geneva]; Colleen Grzeskowiak [Ithaca]; Charles (Lisa) Grzeskowiak [Gorham]; Christopher (Sharon) Grzeskowiak [Stanley]; Mary (Alan) Ragins [Lakewood, CO]; and Damian (Tim) Grzeskowiak [Gorham]; Richard was the son of the late Samuel and Alice Mae Ingoldsby Yaw. He was formerly employed at Loblaws, a job that brought him to the Penn Yan area.
Richard retired from Eastman Kodak after 31 years of service.
She always spoke of her teen years at Le Tourneau Christian Camp on the shores of Canandaigua Lake as the favorite memories of her life including when she came to faith in Jesus at age thirteen. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gorham Fire Company, 4676 Kearney Rd., Stanley, NY; or to Wilmot Cancer Center, P. Phil is survived by his wife, Lianne Allen; three children, Jennifer (Tom) Ewing, Amanda (Matthew) Angell and Philip Allen, II; step-son, Joshua Hey; and 7 grandchildren, Ty Andrew Arnold, Colleen Ewing, Shannon Ewing, Kaylee Angell, Rylan Angell, Laybrie, and David Hey. Anne Allen; his father, Wilbur (Joyce Deery) Allen; one sister, Susan (James) Dailey; two brothers, Don (Sandy) Allen and Doug (Pam) Allen; his father and mother-in-law, Dave and Diane Smith; sister-in-law, Tammy (Ted) Kaminski; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; and many friends. Laurel loved the outdoors, and all outdoor activities. He was the former owner of Phillips Construction, Clifton Springs; and had formerly worked for Hartmann Metal Fabricating in Victor, NY. Ronald is survived by his wife of 31 years, Joellen Chase; sister-in-law, Anne Chase; three daughters, Ronda (Daniel) Reynolds, Venus Edmister and Heather (Jason Hamelinck) Gundersen; 12 grandchildren, Cassandra, Samantha (Dustin), Maranda (James), Courtney, Dyllon, Montana, Mary-Katherine, Christian, Mea, Oktohber, Brooke and Logan; five great-grandchildren, Lotus, Christopher, Phoebe, Thomas and Alice; and several nieces and nephews. Pud was involved in farming for several years, with his son, Terry. Grace is survived by one son, Roderick (Barbara) Brooks of CT; sister, Joyce Wells; sister-in-law, Lois Hanvey; daughter-in-law, Amy Brooks;and several nieces and nephews.Today her fingerprints are on the lives of over a thousand people whom she held in her arms as babies. “The easiest thing in the world we do is underestimate the intelligence of birth to six-month olds! This reality, combined with over a half century with asthma, made life increasingly challenging. Please visit send a condolence to the Sharon’s family. Elaine is survived by her husband of 59 years, Rev. Edward Kennedy; daughter, Esther Kennedy; son, Eben (Eileen) Kennedy; two grandchildren, Emilyn Kennedy and Ethan Kennedy; brother, Lee (Pam) Kahler; sisters-in-law, Penny (Robert) Harriger and Pam Kennedy; nieces and nephews; and her beloved dog, Celia. Elsie’s Danish pastry was a much sought-after item at church bake sales. Ron is survived by his wife of 47 years, Beverly Marie Iddings Christensen; daughter, Christine Ann Christensen Olsen; two sons, Derek Ronald (Kristine) Christensen and Kyle Allen Christensen; five grandchildren, Anthony and Matthew Olsen, Dawsen, Leah and Jenna Christensen; and several cousins. In school, he studied to be a draftsman and in WWII he served in the US Navy aboard the USS Benewah. In fact, his snazzy uniform was what attracted Virginia Collins when they first met. Brandon is survived by his daughter, Hallie Lynn Perry; his mother, Vicky Harris; his sister, Natosha Orr; brother, David (Holly) Cooley; brother, Brendon (Valorie Rosatto) Perry; and sister, Brianna Mahan; nieces, Nevaeh Robinson and Aiyanna Perry; nephew, Kayden Schafer; grandmother, Carolyn (John) Gillam; grandfather, Roger Perry; three aunts, Molly (Eric) Johnson, Shawna Orr and Crystal Mc Quaid; and several cousins. Jamie also graduated from the Diesel Technical Institute in Cleveland, Ohio.Three years later she began yet another chapter when she could no longer care for herself and required assisted living with 24/7 oxygen. _______________________________________________ Canandaigua- Elaine K. Kennedy, age 80, Wife, Parent, Loving Grandmother, Teacher, FHA hero, 4-H’er, “Shoaler”, and Minister’s Wife died January 21, 2018. Please visit to send a condolence to the Kennedy family. Elsie was a devoted and loved mother and grandmother, and is survived by her sister Agnes De Bolt of Penn Yan, NY; and her children: Ralph James Hemminger of Chicago, Ill.; Dawn (Bill) Smith of Clifton Springs, NY; Joline (James Kraker) Hemminger of Cazenovia, NY; and Dale (Connie) Hemminger of Geneva, NY. Of course, it was everything else about him that made her fall in love for a lifetime. He worked as a mechanic at Fairport Schools; and retired as Head Mechanic at Victor Central School in September of 2016. He could fix anything, and he would do so for anyone who asked for his help. Jamie designed and built numerous houses and barns for family and friends.From a young age when she and her sister sang regularly on a local radio station, to her ability to play the piano and guitar by ear, to her time as the lead singer in a local country cover band called The Marauders [1970s], to the more recent assistance she gave in organizing Finger Lakes-area Blue Grass performances, music fed her heart.She took an active role in cooking meals on-site in support of the 1974 Mohawk stand-off at Moss Lake, NY at which indigenous peoples were attempting to reclaim their traditional lands.