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Obituaries

Braxton Thomas and Braylen Jacob Fleck of Albion, infant sons of Thomas Fleck and Felecia Livingston went to be with the Lord on June 9, 2019. In addition to their parents, they are survived by their maternal grandparents Samantha (Michael) Dimartino of Albion and John (Mary) Livingston of Kenmore; paternal grandparents: Tammy Fleck of Albion and Thomas Roth of Brockport; maternal great-grandfather, Cecil Livingston of Medina; paternal great-grandmother, Wendy “nana” Goodwin of Albion; aunts and uncles Val “God Mother” (Dean Covis) Livingston, John “God Father” (Erica) Livingston, Jr., Brandie Kropp, Michael Dreilling, Victoria Fleck, Brooke Toal, Blake Toal, Alyssa Adkins; good friend Savanna Read; as well as several great-aunts, great-uncles. Family and friends were invited to attend Braxton and Braylen’s funeral service at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes Inc. 21 West Ave., Albion on Wed., June 12. Burial was in Mt. Albion Cemetery. To share a special memory of Braxton and Braylen please visit: www.mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

Richard A. Grandy, 62, of Albion died unexpectedly at his home on June 9, 2019. He was born July 21, 1956 in Rochester, a son of the late Frank and Gertrude Grandy and had lived in this area most of his life. Richard collected coins, eagles and dolphins. He loved to fish, camp and watch the Miami Dolphins. He was considered a jack of all trades because he did most of his own work around his home. He was predeceased by his brothers: Roger and Lee; brother-in-law, Bill Wadam. He is survived by his daughter, Alexis (Ethan Jutrowski) Grandy of Holley; step-children: Gary (Jessica) Williams of Batavia, Tabatha Clark of Buffalo, Gary (Ashley) Jackson of Batavia, Peggy (Taimoor) Zahir of N.J., Katty Jackson, Lyle Grandy both of Batavia, Mary (Curtis) Johnson of Ga.; brothers: Bill (Kim) Tuttle of Holley, Dave (Tina) Grandy, Sr. of Ill.; sister Mary Wadam of Batavia; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. The family received friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 21 West Ave., Thu., June 13. To share a special memory of Richard please visit: www.mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

Joyce S. Herring, 72, of Albion died June 11, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at Unity Hospital following a long illness. She was born July 29, 1946 in Albion, a daughter of the late Stanley and Gladys (Saddler) Starch and had lived in this area all of her life. Joyce worked as an LPN at Arnold Gregory Hospital and after its closing went to Medina Memorial Hospital and then went to work at Unity Hospital where she retired. She loved her dog Sadie, gardening and crocheting. Joyce crocheted blankets and towels for her family and made scarves and gloves for local schools, providing warmth and comfort for kids in need. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her son, Jay Hastings; brother, Thomas Starch; and her sister, Sandra Miller. She is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, John; her children: Cecil (Christine) Hastings, Damon (Nicole) Hastings, Brandon (Tracy) Hastings, Barbara (Justin) Day, John (Liza) Herring, Donn (Jamie) Herring; grandchildren: Jackie, Melynda, Tia, McKayla, Kassidy, Paula, Kendall, Bryanna, Nicholas, Shane, Mason, Devin, Olivia, Jacob, Madison, Landon; great-grandson, Luca; sister, Joanne Grimes; lifelong friends Pat and John Foote; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. The family received friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 West Ave. Albion on Fri., June 14. Memorials may be made to Unity Hospital, 1555 Long Pond Rd., Rochester, NY 14626. To share a special memory of Joyce please visit: www.mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

The Reverend Paul H. Letiecq, of Albion, passed away on Nov. 7, 2018. Reverend Letiecq was born in Buffalo, April 7, 1934, a son of the late Henry and Jeanette (Hull) Letiecq.  As a child his family moved to Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. where he graduated from Briarcliff High School.  He graduated from Brown University and Princeton Seminary in 1963. He married the former Margaret “Peg” Goodspeed on August 20, 1955.  In 1982, they moved to Holley where he served as the Pastor of the Holley Presbyterian Church for ten years.  He later served as the Pastor of the Universalist Church of Middleport for over twenty years. Rev. Letiecq was a member and past president of the Cobblestone Society, Planned Parenthood, and active with the prison ministry at the Orleans and Groveland Correctional Facilities.  He was an active member of the Gaines Carlton Community Church.  In earlier years, he enjoyed playing tennis.  He loved gardening, nature, birds and camping with family and friends.  He was a supporter of National Public Radio and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Survivors include three sons: Russell (Sue) Letiecq of Easton, Pa., Laurence (Kimberly Wagner) Letiecq of Phillipsburg, N.J., and Jonathan (Angelika Alvarez) Letiecq of Albion, N.Y.; brothers: Lawrence Letiecq of Sandy Creek, N.Y. and Norman Letiecq of Elkton, Md.; sister-in-law, Shirley Letiecq of Sunderland, Vt.; nephew William Bostwick of Albion, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his wife, Margaret, in 2008, son, Andrew in 2011 and brother, Phillip in 2012. His memorial service will be held on Sat., June 22 at 1 p.m. at the Gaines Carlton Community Church, 4585 Ridge Rd. W., Albion, NY 14411. Rev. David Beach will officiate. Memorials may be made to the Cobblestone Society or Gaines Carlton Community Church. Arrangements are with Cooper Funeral Home, Medina. Please share condolences at: www.cooperfuneralhome.com.

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