Category: Remembrances


Our thoughts are with the Carroll family today and always. Matthew Leo, you are missed and loved everyday.



My beloved husband, Joseph Vaughn Pearson, father of Jason Pearson and Lauren Pearson-Vernon, father-in-law to Luke Vernon passed away peacefully on March 20, at 5:55 a.m. at the Blake Assisted Living facility, in Indian Land, SC. Most of you know he battled Parkinson’s Disease since 2009. We will miss him terribly – he was the kindest, most loving man, and touched many people with his presence and smile. A private burial was held this morning with family and his Baha’i community at Forest Lawn East Cemetery in Matthews, NC. A memorial Service will be held Sunday, March 31st, 2:00 p.m. at the Baha’i Faith Charlotte Community Center, 3514 Marvin Road, Charlotte, NC 28205.
Memorials can be sent to the Parkinson’s Association of the Carolinas. We appreciate all your love, prayers, support, and kindness at this time.



Plant City, FL. – (1951-2018) Marty entered into eternal rest on November 12, 2018 at the age of 67. Born on September 15, 1951 and raised in Rochester, NY, he was the Vice President of Operations at Tampa Microwave, and the Exalted Ruler of the Plant City Elks Lodge #1727. Marty loved nothing more than spending time with family and friends.

Predeceased by his father Leo Carroll Sr; Marty is survived by his mother Olga Carroll (Kachuk); wife of 25 years, Michele “Shelly” Carroll; children Justin Carroll (Sarah), Christopher Carroll, Melissa Lowe (Shawn) and Kelly Carroll (Charlie); grandchildren Payton, Palmer, and Brighton; siblings Phil Carroll (Marsi), Leo Carroll (Marcia), Alex Carroll (Mary), Mary Bailey (Marty) and Bob Carroll (Kay); and many other family and friends.

A memorial service followed by a celebration of life reception will be held on Sunday, December 9 at 1:00pm at The Strathallan Rochester Hotel, 550 East Ave, Rochester. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made through

Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Dec. 2, 2018



Please keep the Mack family in your prayers with the recent death of Rich.

Richard E. Mack, 47, of Orion, IL, died Friday, March 17, 2017, in Coal Valley, IL.

A memorial service will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38 Avenue, MolineVisitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.  Inurnment will be at Western Township Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family.

Rich was born on December 29, 1969, in Galesburg, Illinois, the son of Ron Mack and Patty Roling.  He married Beth Lage on October 3, 1998 in Geneseo.

In 2003 Rich started his business, Mack Construction, he always took great pride in his work.  Rich was an avid Pittsburg Steelers fan and enjoyed watching football, above all was his love for his family and friends.  Whenever his kids had activities he would always be seen in the crowd.

Rich truly enjoyed helping people, he had a positive attitude and will be missed by all.

Survivors include his

Wife                            Beth Mack                               Orion, IL

Children                      Alexandra and Austin

Father                          Ron (Barb) Mack                  College Station, TX

Mother                        Patty Roling                            Galesburg, IL

Siblings                       Mike Tracy

Kim Mack

Kelli (Blake) Gifford

A host of other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Elizabeth.


Mom said to send cards and memorials (not flowers) to the family:

Beth Mack

PO Box 38
Orion IL 61273-9176


Joe Summa left this earth early this morning. He fought long and hard- God had other plans.

Joe’s services will be this Saturday at:

Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home

16901 Old Statesville Rd.

Huntersville, NC 28078

The family will receive visitors from 10-11 am and the service will be at 11 am.

Sympathy cards to the family at:

 Summa Family

14013 Clarendon Point Ct.

Huntersville, NC 28078

Joseph Charles Summa (1955 – 2017)

Joseph Charles Summa, 61, of Huntersville, NC passed away unexpectedly March 7, 2017 at Novant Health Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte. Joe was born June 18, 1955 in Mineola, NY to Robert George Summa, Sr., and Gloria Mason Summa. He was a National Account Manager for Fire and Life Safety America, after retiring with 27 years from Carrier Corporation

Joe is survived by his wife of 35 years, Debby and his sons Chris Woodard (Jen) of Mebane NC and Joe Summa (Jessica) of Denver NC, his grandchildren; Cameron and Benjamin Woodard, and McRae Summa, and his grandpuppy Tucker, and many other dear family members.

Joe grew up in Florida attending high school in Jacksonville, graduated college from the University of Florida in Gainesville, and served in the United States Air Force. Joe enjoyed being surrounded by his family and friends, golfing, football, family vacations, and his antique home decor business. Joe had quite the knack of collecting people, adopting everyone he knew as part of his family and the impact he had on countless others will never be forgotten.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 11:00 am in the chapel of Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home, Huntersville, NC with Rev. Rick Felts officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice . Friends may offer condolences to the family at



Please keep dad in your prayers with the loss of his brother, Eddie. Love you dad.

Edwin A. DiSanto

CLYDE – Edwin A. DiSanto, 81, of Burrell Street, died Wednesday (November 9, 2016) at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital.
Friends may call from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday (November 13) at Pusateri-Canolesio Funeral Home, 68 Sodus Street, Clyde. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday (November 14) at St. Joseph the Worker Church (St. John’s, Clyde.) Burial is in St. John’s Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Joseph the Worker Church, W. Dezeng Street, Clyde.
Ed was born in Clyde, on February 12, 1935, the son of Ebaldo and Charlotte Judd DiSanto. He operated Baldys Service & Supply Station, in Clyde, for over 30 years. He served as a magistrate for the Town and Village of Clyde, for 18 years and operated the Redemption Center on Route 31, for 20 years. He was a member of the Clyde Fire Department and St. John’s Church. He was also a pilot.
Edwin is survived by his wife of 57 years, Phyllis Clingerman DiSanto; daughter, Pamela (Ed) Pierce, of Clyde; sons Michael and William DiSanto, of Clyde; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Ken (Sylvia) DiSanto, of Clyde.
Predeceased by sister, Marjorie; brothers James and Charles.
The family wishes to thank the Clyde Fire Department & Ambulance Service, for the dedication shown to Ed.


Robert Jerry LaVere

SAVANNAH – Robert Jerry LaVere, 61, of Olmstead Road, died Thursday (September 15, 2016).Friends may call from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday (September 18, 2016) at Pusateri-Canolesio Funeral Home, 68 Sodus Street, Clyde. Graveside service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday (September 19) at Crusoe Cemetery, Route 89, Town of Tyre. Memorials may be made to Clyde Ambulance, P.O. Box 145, Clyde, NY.

Jerry was born in Auburn, January 15, 1955, the son of Robert and Emogene Van Norstrand LaVere. He was a truck driver for 15 years for Seneca Foods and drove for Jackson, Johnson and K & J Transportation. He was a great NASCAR fan and a member of the N.R.A. He loved to camp, especially at Piney Woods. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Patty (Petrus) LaVere, of Savannah; three daughters Anitra (Lavar) Harris, Trish (Rob Lauster) LaVere, of Clyde and Deidra (Mike Sabansky) LaVere, of Savannah; grandchildren Kayden, Jailyn, Laithyn, Kamden, Tailyn; two sisters Cindy (Joe) Carnevale, of Michigan, Kris (Dick) Vanderlinde, of Lyons; nieces; nephews; mother-in-law, Freda Petrus; sisters-in-law Mary Anne (Ed) Roche, Donna (Tim) Munson, Charlene McKinney and Andrea Petrus; brother-in-law, Richard Petrus Jr. Predeceased by brother-in-law, Charles Petrus; father-in-law, Richard Petrus Sr.

Patty has been the main stay at the BrickOven since it opened, please keep her family in your prayers and send cards to:

Patty LaVere

935 Olmstead Road

Savannah, NY   13146-8769





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Linda’s dear friend of 40 plus years passed away this morning. After a long fight with a lung disease, she was set free to fish with the angels!  Rest in peace dear Pat…

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