Avon, NY - Died peacefully, surrounded by her children, on January 26, 2023 at age 87. She was a proud alumna of St. Agnes School, Avon High School í53, and the University of Rochester School of Nursing í56. Predeceased - by just thirteen days - by her husband, Dr. Robert Hayes; son, Michael Hayes; parents, Dr. George and Elizabeth Collins; sisters, Joan (Robert) Warren, Margaret (Duane) Westfall, Martha (George) Cullinan, Mary (Robert) Kelley; brothers, Charles (Dana), David (Elizabeth), George, John (Betty), Paul (Sally), and Dr. Richard (Mary) Collins. Read moreMarcia ìPollyî Hayes (Collins)

Dr. Robert B. Hayes

January 13, 2023

Avon - Dr. Hayes died peacefully in his home on January 13, 2023 at age 90. He was a proud native of Rochesterís 19th Ward and alumnus of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Aquinas Institute ë50, and the University of Rochester BA ë54/MD í58. Known by many patients as ìDoc Hayesî or ìDr. Bobî, he practiced Family Medicine in the community of Avon for nearly fifty years. Most of that time was spent in partnership with his brother-in-law, Dr. Richard Collins. Dr. Collins often joked that he sent his sister, Polly, to the University of Rochester School of Nursing to recruit someone for the family practice. While practicing in Avon, Dr. Hayes was the School Physician for Avon Central and in recognition for this service was inducted into the Avon Athletic Hall of Fame in 2017.

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DeMerle Ernest ìDekeî Johnson

January 29, 2023

Passed peacefully at home at the age of 96. DeMerle was predeceased by his parents, Harry, Sr and Mabel (Shaver) of Groveland; brothers Donald and Harry, Jr; loving wife, Harriet Finch Johnson and loving long time companion, Lois Nenno. He is survived by his daughters, Cheryl Wood (William) of Tennessee, Debbra Seeley (James Ward) of Livonia and Donna Gould of Dansville; sister Helen Plumley of Camden, NY; sister in law C Jayne Kelly of Dansville, 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandsons; several neices and nephews and special friends Dale Baker and Frances Fazekas. Deke was born and raised in Groveland, NY. Read moreDeMerle Ernest ìDekeî Johnson

John D. Haak II

January 16, 2023

Lakewood, CO/Livonia, NY:† John David Haak II was born on December 11, 1979 and passed on January 16, 2023 at age 43.†† Predeceased by his paternal grandparents Chet and Rosemary Haak. Read moreJonh D. Haak

Ruth V. Derowitsch

January 19th, 2023

Dansville ñ Ruth V. Derowitsch passed away on the day of her 100th birthday, Thursday January 19th, 2023 at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Mt. Morris. Read moreRuth V. Derowitsch

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