Obituaries

John Vetere
B: 1931-11-08
D: 2019-03-16
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Vetere, John
Donna Allen
B: 1954-08-24
D: 2019-03-13
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Allen, Donna
Norma Richardson
B: 1940-12-02
D: 2019-03-11
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Richardson, Norma
Norman Pellescki
B: 1930-05-26
D: 2019-03-10
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Pellescki, Norman
Stephen Pascarella
B: 1951-01-27
D: 2019-02-27
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Pascarella, Stephen
Frank Mentesana
B: 1958-10-02
D: 2019-02-27
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Mentesana, Frank
George Otero
B: 1942-05-13
D: 2019-02-26
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Otero, George
Maureen Waight
B: 1942-11-10
D: 2019-02-22
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Waight, Maureen
Joseph Cavuto
B: 1919-09-15
D: 2019-02-21
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Cavuto, Joseph
Donald Stefano
B: 1937-05-17
D: 2019-02-20
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Stefano, Donald
Joseph Gianni
B: 1951-04-29
D: 2019-02-15
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Gianni, Joseph
Rose Marie Daniels
B: 1933-07-10
D: 2019-02-12
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Daniels, Rose Marie
Robert Bell
B: 1934-05-28
D: 2019-02-10
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Bell, Robert
Frank Bellapianta
B: 1920-08-01
D: 2019-02-06
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Bellapianta, Frank
Zackeri Vacha
B: 1996-04-29
D: 2019-02-05
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Vacha, Zackeri
Maria Rossi
B: 1938-05-01
D: 2019-02-03
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Rossi, Maria
Rosalie Albano
B: 1933-06-14
D: 2019-02-02
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Albano, Rosalie
Joseph D'Arpino
B: 1944-09-15
D: 2019-02-01
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D'Arpino, Joseph
Joseph Follaco
B: 1929-06-07
D: 2019-01-31
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Follaco, Joseph
Anthony Varricchio
B: 1933-11-14
D: 2019-01-30
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Varricchio, Anthony
Lorraine Cristantiello
B: 1933-07-28
D: 2019-01-26
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Cristantiello, Lorraine

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Joseph DiPonzio, Licensed Director
Email: diponziofh@gmail.com
Office Phone: (585) 429-6700
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Graduated from St. John Fisher College in 1982, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, and from Simmons School of Mortuary Science in 1988.  He became a Certified Public Accountant in 1985 and worked for a local CPA firm from 1982-1987.  He joined the family business in 1987 and became a licensed funeral director in 1989.  He was active as a coach with the Gates Chili Little League as well as CYO basketball.  He is currently a member of the New York State Funeral Directors Association, Rochester Genesee Valley Funeral Directors Association, and the Italian American Community Center.  He is married to his wife, Roseanne (Messura) and have two sons, Dominic (DJ) and Joe.


Christopher DiPonzio
Email: diponziofh@aol.com
Office Phone: (585) 429-6700
Fax: (585) 429-6808

Graduated from SUNY Canton in 1985 with an Associates in Applied Science Degree in Mortuary Science, and became a licensed funeral director in 1986.  He is currently a member of the Gates Town Council.  He also served on the Gates Recreation Commission, and is currently a member of the New York State Funeral Directors Association, Rochester Genesee Valley Funeral Directors Association, and Brook-Lea Country Club.  he is currently married to his wife, Nancy (Schwendy) and has two children, daughter, Merrill and son, Tyler.

Dominic DiPonzio
Email: diponziofh@aol.com
Website: diponziofh.com
Office Phone: (585) 429-6700
Fax: (585) 429-6808

Graduated from Simmons School of Mortuary Science in 1950 and has been a licensed funeral director since 1951.  He served with the US Army during the Korean War from 1953-1955.  He is a member of the New York State Funeral Directors Assoc, Rochester Genesee Valley Funeral Directors Association, Gates Amita Club and the Italian American Sports Club.  He is married to his wife of 57 years, Betty (Magliozzi) and has four children and six grandchildren.

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