- April 29, 1922 - June 12, 2011
- Canandaigua, New York
of Marie's Passing
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Loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother Canandaigua-Marie B. Pillard, age 89, of 40 Wilcox Lane, died Sunday, June 12, 2011 at F.F. Thompson Hospital. She is survived by two children, Gerald (Mary) Pillard of Canandaigua and Rosemary (Karl) Burroughs of Hamlin; six grandchildren, Amy Pillard, Carrie Rockell, Sierra, Erich, Jaime and Axel Burroughs; two great-grandchildren, Kalib and Daisy; sister, Olean Shields; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard Pillard; sister, Lerosa Beattie; and brother, Lyle Brockman. Mrs. Pillard was born and raised in Rochester. She worked as an accountant at various banks in Rochester for many years. She was a member of St. Mary's Church and the American Legion Post 256 Auxiliary. Mrs. Pillard was a volunteer at F.F. Thompson Hospital. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. There will be no calling hours. Her Memorial Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, 95 N. Main St., Canandaigua. Interment will be in Holy Ghost Cemetery, Gates. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church, Canandaigua, NY 14424. Arrangements are by Johnson-Kennedy Funeral Home, Inc., Canandaigua. Condolences may be offered at www.johnsonkennedy.com.