Rochester LGBTQ+ Together maintains this virtual memorial to honor and remember those we’ve lost within the LGBTQIA2S+ community of Rochester and Monroe County, NY, as well as to make space for our local community to grieve. Click on each photo to access an online obituary.

2023

Wayne “Liza” Esposito
– Feb. 26, 2023
New York
Joseph E. “Joe” Termotto
– Mar. 2023
New York
Michael Gamilla
Nov. 1, 1967 – Mar. 8, 2023
Rochester, New York
Richard “Dick” Nielsen
– Apr. 8, 2023
Rochester, New York
Regina Phillips
Jul. 13, 1945 – Apr. 23, 2023
Williamson, New York
Nancy “Nan” Van Den Bergh
– Aug. 16, 2023
Irondequoit, New York
Susan Anne “Sue” Cowell
Jun. 3, 1952 – Oct. 28, 2023
Pittsford, New York
Brandon Parker Johnson
(PJ Alexander)
– Nov. 17, 2023
Rochester, New York
Kole Andrew Johnson
May 28, 1991 – Nov. 19, 2023
New York

2022

Evelyn Bailey
Oct. 27, 1946 – Jul. 13, 2022
New York
Ayden Bridson
Apr. 23, 1993 – Nov. 24, 2022
East Rochester, New York
George Paul Lombardo-Fox
Jul. 1, 1952 – Dec. 12, 2022
LeRoy, New York

2021

John Owen
– Jun. 21, 2021
Rochester, New York
James “Jimmy” Allison
– Jul. 11, 2021
Gates, New York
Jeremy Tjhung
– Jul. 2021
Rochester, New York
Linda Swaney
Mar. 14, 1953 – Aug. 16, 2021
Rochester, New York
Eric Bellmann
1939 – Oct. 16, 2021
New York
Jovianna Rivera
– Oct. 2021
New York
Charles “Chuck” Perry
– Nov. 16, 2021
Rochester, New York
Mark F. Leenhouts
1960 – Dec. 30, 2021
Rochester, New York
David Kosel
– Dec. 2021
Tim O. Mains
Aug. 4, 1948 – Dec. 30, 2021
Middletown, New York

2020

Douglas A. “Doug” Feldman
1947 – Aug. 30, 2020
Rochester, New York
James P. “Jimmy-Jam” Campbell
1985 – Sep. 4, 2020
Rochester, New York

2019

El Belden
Jun. 27, 1990 – May 20, 2019
Rochester, New York
Charles “Chuck” Lundeen, Jr.
Sep. 21, 1943 – Dec. 15, 2019
Pittsford, New York

2017

James Edwin “Jim” Goff
 – Sep. 26, 2017
Webster, New York

Do you have a Rochester or Monroe County, NY LGBTQIA2S+ community member that passed away since 2015 to add? Email roclgbtqtogether@gmail.com.