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Ray and Sharon

Rochester: August 7, 2015. Predeceased by their fathers, Harold Van Patten and Manuel Shortino. Survived by 3 sons, Mark (Audrey), Matt (Bonnie), Mike (Elizabeth); grandchildren, Emily, Abby, Sami, Sophie, Jack, Alex and Julia; mothers, Betty Gifford and Marion Shortino. Ray is survived by his sister, Arlene (Tim) Thomes. Sharon is survived by her siblings, Linda (Eric) Mahon, Jim (Dawn) Van Patten; they are also survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends.

Friends may call at the Jennings, Nulton & Mattle Funeral Home, 1704 Penfield Rd., Thursday 3-7PM. Ray and Sharon's Memorial Service will be held Saturday 11 AM at Faith Lutheran Church, 2576 Browncroft Blvd. In lieu of flowers kindly consider donations to the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, CURE Alzheimer's Fund or Faith Lutheran in their memories.






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Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2015.
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August 23, 2015
Mark, Matt and Mike,

I am so sorry to hear of you loss. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Tim Johnson
August 19, 2015
We are all so speechless still. God has blessed us with their presence in our hearts until eternity. With deepest love and sympathy.
Diane Marie VanPatten Taylor
August 18, 2015
I worked for Ray in the early days of Radec and have never forgotten what wonderful people he and Sharon were. Ray's enthusiasm for life was so contagious! I was very lucky to have known them both.
My deepest sympathy to their family and friends.
Judy Morris





My sincere sympathy to their children and families
Judy Morris
Judy Morris
August 17, 2015
Dear Shortino Family,
I just heard the news regarding Ray and Sharon and I'm speechless. I have waited on them for over 10 years at the Pleasant Valley Inn. They were always so kind and spoke so fondly about their family. It was evident how much they loved their family and each other. I enjoyed the many conversations we had and the smile they always wore. They will be missed. Sending my deepest sympathy.
Stacey- Pleasant Valley Inn
August 17, 2015
I always enjoyed working with Ray. My thought and prayers are with you all.
Christopher Van Aken
August 16, 2015
I worked for Ray many years ago. He was a great boss. I know he was a great pilot. Loved flying. He will be missed by many.
Diane Dilalla
August 15, 2015
Mike, Matt and Mark We were so saddened to hear of your tragic loss. We met your parents through Penfield sports and they gave so much support and help to all the programs you were part of. Our heart felt sympathy goes out to all of you and your families. You are in all of our thoughts. The Pearse's
Trip and Diane Pearse
August 14, 2015
Mike and family

Words can't express how sad we feel for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your whole family.
Sunil Misra
August 14, 2015
Our deepest sympathy to the family of Ray & Sharon from their many friends at the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum.
Jean & Trafford Doherty
August 14, 2015
I met Ray and Sharon 4 years ago at the penn yan airport when Ray had a flat tire on his saratoga. What an outstanding guy. I went on a few flights with him and he kept his plane in my hangar while they stayed at the lake house. I cant say enough good things about him.
Matt Mitchell
August 14, 2015
My heart and prayers are with u all on the loss of your parents and grandparents xx
Helen Mason
August 14, 2015
My thoughts and prayers are with u all at this very sad time xx Helen David and family x
Helen Mason
August 14, 2015
I meant to say your mom and I worked together at Nixon Hargrave. Sending prayers to all of you
Nancy DeWitt
August 13, 2015
Matt, Mike & Mark,
I am so sorry to hear of this. I never forgot how your loving family took me in during a similar time when I was a kid. My heart goes out to you all. Peace be with you.
Jay Bernunzio
August 13, 2015
So very sorry for your loss. I knew your mother from Harter, Secrest & Emery and she was always very kind. Also knew your father through social circles. May you all find comfort in your memories.
Nancy DeWitt
August 13, 2015
Thinking about your family during this very difficult time.
Rick Glazer
August 13, 2015
Mark, Matt, and Mike
Our sincere sympathies to you and your families on the loss of your parents. They were great parents, grandparents, and to our family, wonderful friends.
Dave, Barb, Jeff & Cara Sellis
August 13, 2015
Dear Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. I worked with Sharon for many, many years. She was beautiful, kind person inside and out and will truly be missed. May you find comfort in the days ahead knowing that Sharon and Ray brightened the world and those who knew them. I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
Marilyn Springer
August 13, 2015
Thoughts and prayers to Marion Arlene and to all of Ray and Sharon's family.We loved Ray and Sharon ,they truly lived life and loved it.We will never forget you.
Melanie Batbato
August 13, 2015
I will truly miss Sharon & Ray smiling faces at the bank. There prensence was always known, warm and kind.
Gayle McCutchen
August 13, 2015
Our heartfelt condolences for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
The Bay Family
August 13, 2015
Ray was a classmate of mine in school and was always so nice, a real good friend, my heart goes out to his family, God Bless them both in Heaven!
August 13, 2015
My sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Ray and Sharon. I have many memories of Sharon who was my best friend, my bridesmaid, and a great mother. May she rest in peace. Love to all!
Dale & Judy Shiner
August 13, 2015
Jim and Dawn
Our hearts go out to you at this tragic time. We are here for you.
Craig, Claudia and Marley (Keuka Lake)
August 13, 2015
Sincere heartfelt condolences to the entire Shortino family and friends. May you find comfort in the days to come through fond memories and happy times shared with your loved ones.

A longtime resident of the Rochester community,

Clorretha Johnson
August 13, 2015
Dear Mark,Audrey and entire Shortino Family, There are no words that can express how sorry i am for your sudden and most tragic loss please just know you are in my thoughts and my prayers.
Jill Fantauzzo-Orologio
August 12, 2015
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all...
Stephanie, Triloni & Tylor
August 12, 2015
Dear Members of the Shortino Family- I am so sorry for your loss. No words can express my sorrow Ray was a good friend during the many years he was a member of Artisan Flying Club. He and the folks at Radec kept our scheduling book long after he left the club to buy his own plane. His giving spirit toward his fellow pilots will always be remembered. I will miss seeing his smiling face at the Rochester airport.

Dan Richardson
August 12, 2015
Dear Matt, Bonnie and family,
Our deepest sympathy in the tragic death of Matt's parents. Our hearts are heavy at the loss you are feeling now. We pray that God's love and grace will get all of you through this very difficult time. May love surround you, knowing that you have very special angels guarding you and yours. Love, Paul and Mary Reinhardt
Paul and Mary Reinhardt
August 12, 2015
Dear Shortino Family, I have known your mom and dad since 1970 and both were beautiful people inside and out. I spent 24 years working with Sharon and it was a sad day to see her retire in 2010 but she looked forward to spending her time being with her children, grandkids, family and friends. She was a good friend and will miss her deeply. I am wishing you moments of peace and to know that their love is still with you. Sending you heartfelt sympathy for your loss.
Diana Brogan
August 12, 2015
We are so sad to hear of your loss and our hearts go out to all of you in the midst of this immeausurable sadness and sorrow. It was wonderful to have known your mom and dad and to have had the privilege of being in their company, most often during high school. Please know that you all and your families are in our thoughts and prayers and will continue to be in the days to come.
Tim & Debbie Sellis
August 12, 2015
Matt, Mark and the entire Shortino Family,

Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your parents. The love and strength your family shares will help you all through this very sad time.

Our prayers and thoughts are with you,

Damien & Amy
Damien Flaherty
August 12, 2015
Mark, Audrey and entire Shortino Family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Carolena Cappuccio
August 12, 2015
Mark, Matt and Mike,
My prayers are with you and your family. My relationship with your parents goes way back. You can be proud to call them Mom & Dad. Such a special couple. Hang on to the memories.
Tom Frauenhofer
August 12, 2015
Dear Shortino Family,

Our deepest sympathies on such a tragic loss. Ray and Sharon were wonderful people and will be missed. We feel fortunate to have known them and know you will all hold on to great memories. Our prayers are with you.

Charlie, Kim Vita and Family
August 12, 2015
I worked (and traveled!) with Sharon at NP for many years and have great memories from that time. I admired her as a Mom - she spoke with deep pride and love about her family. I am grateful that she was a trusted colleague, and also a dear friend. Ray's quick smile was infectious and he had a wonderful way of engaging people. I was delighted to be with them just a few weeks ago on a spectacular summer day. Such a gift. Both will be missed. Prayers and blessings to their family and all those whose lives are impacted by their loss.
Terri Pease
August 12, 2015
Mark, Matt, Mike and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Ray was a wonderful man to work for. Many prayers go out to you and the whole family.
Tammie Imhof
August 12, 2015
Dear Shortino family,

We want to express our condolences on this sudden and tragic loss. Ray and Sharon will be missed by so many people. We feel fortunate to have known them and will always have happy memories of our times with them. Our thoughts are with you.

Mary Kay, Scott, Tim and Craig Hanna
Mary Kay Hanna
August 12, 2015
Betty, Linda, Jim, Mark, Matt, Mike and families=
May God's love comfort us as we mourn the
loss of Sharon & Ray. They lived life to the
fullest, touched so many lives along the way
and left us with wonderful memories.
Peace be with you.
Barbara Van Patten
August 11, 2015
May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.
American Heart Association
August 11, 2015
Mark, Matt, Mike and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mom and I went to Get Fit with Fun at the community center together for many years.
I knew your Dad through her and other events they shared together.
I'm sure you all will have many happy memories to remember and and carry in your hearts for ever.
Your parents were loving and caring people, and I am proud to have been able to know them.
Lynn Nulton
August 11, 2015
I knew Ray back in the 60's.Bowled with him many times at North Park Lanes,along with the rest of The Cobras.From the Franklin class of 1966,my sister Marlene also sends along her condolences
Richard Alva
August 11, 2015
I am sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during these difficult times.
Michael Fridman FC Dynamo Girls Team
August 11, 2015
Mike and Matt and Family,
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your parents. Prayers and peace to you and your families. May you find comfort in this time of loss.
Brenda Button
August 11, 2015
Mark, Matt, Mike and families,
We wanted to express our deepest sympathy to your families on your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Your parents were outstanding people. I'll always remember working with them and the rest of the family. I have so many fond memories of those years. Both will be missed. God be with you all.
Ron & Mary Cappellino
August 11, 2015

Dear Shortino Family:
Our hearts are heavy with the loss of our dear lake neighbors. We will remember fondly the so many times we enjoyed together. We will miss our dear friends terribly. Our thoughts are with you and wish you strength and courage during this difficult time.
Bob & Karen Guinan
August 11, 2015
Mark, Matt, Mike, Linda and Jim,
So sorry for the loss to your Families of two such wonderful Human Beings. May you forever cherish your memories of them in your hearts as I will cherish having known and worked with them both for so many years. Our sincere condolences.

Dan & Sandy Hasenauer
Rochester, NY
August 11, 2015
Dear Shortino Family: I knew Ray back at PS39 School in Rochester. We were in 4th grade together! Wonderful person, warm smile, never an unkind word! My prayers are with all of you! Gone too soon !
Cheryl
August 11, 2015
Mark, Audrey, Emily & Abby,
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Mauro & Karen Polidori
August 11, 2015
Dear Matt, mike, and mark, so very sorry for your sudden and tragic loss. Your parents will always be remembered in a positive light as a loving couple dedicated to their children and the community. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Peace
August 11, 2015
Mike, Elizabeth and the Shortino Family - We are so sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you all during this difficult time. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you. With heartfelt condolences,
Leslie & Chris Hull - Plantier
August 11, 2015
May your family be blessed by God. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Wayne Smith
August 11, 2015
Having known Ray for several years I will always remember the enthusiasm Ray demonstrated for any task he was involved in. Always a smile when he meet you. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Ron Finke
August 11, 2015
So sorry for your families loss. Our families thoughts and prayers will include you.
Pete shambo
August 11, 2015
Family,

I am so sad to hear of Ray and Sharon's passing. May they rest in peace and God Bless you all.

Formerly Albany ABC
Helene Mayone-Reed
August 11, 2015
Dear Mark, Matt, Michael and families,
It is with great sorrow we heard of the too early passing of your parents. We feel for all of you and will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. We have fond memories of times shared wth your mom and dad and many of you from Meigs Street to the present. What a terrible loss for you, for friends and for all those who they touched. They will live on through you and your children of whom they were so proud and loved dearly. With love Judy and Gary Sloan
Gary and Judy Sloan
August 11, 2015
Aunt Betty, Linda, Jim and families. No words can express the sorrow felt at the loss
of Sharon and Ray. May God's love bring you comfort during these difficult days. Love to all, Debbie.
August 11, 2015
I have many memories of conversations with Sharon about the joys of lake living. I am so saddened by the loss of Ray and Sharon, and send my deepest sympathies to the family about whom Sharon always spoke so fondly. I hope you can find comfort in your time of grief by many memories of wonderful times spent together and their lives well-lived (if cut too short).
Jean McCreary
August 11, 2015
So sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you.
Jody Smith
August 11, 2015
Dear Mark, Matt, and Mike,
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this tragic and difficult time. May your wonderful memories and God's blessings give you strength.
Sincerely, Mr. 'Stein'
John Steinbrenner
August 11, 2015
Mark, Audrey and girls - so very, very sorry for your loss. Words cannot express your loss. Just know that you have the love and support of many different communities to help you through this. With much love, Kim Kayes
Kim Kayes
August 11, 2015
Dear Shortino Family, I served on the ABC National Business Development Committee with Ray. He was such a joy to be around and our group loved him dearly. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Chandra Stroope
August 11, 2015
Dear Mark, Matt, Michael and families:
Our sincerest condolences to you and the Van Patten family. Ray has been a friend since we were boys and a best man at our wedding; I first meet Sharon when they were dating while at Alfred. No one could tell a story like Ray and Sharon had a way of keeping the facts straight. They were a wonderful and loving couple, and just all around terrific people. I am so sorry for your loss. They will be missed and lovingly remembered by everyone that knew them.
Richard and Linda Cacciato
August 11, 2015
Mark and the Shortino family,

I'm so very sorry for your tragic loss.

I hadn't seen your parents in decades, but have fond memories of being in your kitchen, negotiating with your folks regarding our bike ride to Dox Drugs to buy candy and play video games.

I understand that they were doing what they loved to do with people that they loved to be with, and I hope you can take some solace in that.

The extended Wojda family has you guys in our thoughts.
Kevin
August 11, 2015
Dear Family,
So sorry for your loss.Prayers for you and family.

Love Atom and Barb
Barbara Dean
August 11, 2015
Thinking of you and your family during this very sad time.
Your friends at United Memorial Medical Center Foundation.
Lori Stupp
August 11, 2015
May the wonderful memories bring you comfort. Ray and Sharon will live on in all those blessed by their friendship and love. With deepest condolences
Penny & David Hazer
August 11, 2015
Matt & Bonnie, I can't begin to express what you are feeling.Life can be so cruel,Amy and I send our condolences.
Vic BOCCARDO
August 11, 2015
Dear Shortino Family:

I am so sorry for your loss. Ray and Sharon were wonderful people and I feel honored to have known them and worked with them. So many memories both from business and personal experiences going way back to 1973. Take care in the knowledge that they affected so many people in positive ways.
Frank Cummings
August 11, 2015
Mark Audrey Emily and Abbey We hold you in our hearts as you grieve the tragic loss of your beloved parents/grandparents. Condolences to all the Shortino family and friends, Aunt Barb, Cousins Henry, John, Jason, Davina and Joey and families
Barbara Bissell-Erway
August 11, 2015
Aunt Betty, Linda and Jim...I am speechless and heart broken. So many beautiful memories of the Vestal clan. I love all you all so much. (Cousin) Bonnie Van Patten-Morganton NC
August 11, 2015
So sorry for this terrible loss to the entire Shortino family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Dr. and Mrs. Philip J. Passero
August 11, 2015
Mark and Family, we are all so sorry for your loss, Ray was a wonderful man. He always had a smile on his face and a story to tell. He did so much for Associated Builders and Contractors, he will be greatly missed.
Cynthia Erne'
August 11, 2015
No words are sufficient, but know that you are all in my prayers. Sincerely, Lee
LEROY REQUA
August 11, 2015
Matt, I know there aren't words that could express the sorrow you and your family must be feeling. Our thoughts and prayers are with you now.
Tom Kleinhammer
August 11, 2015
Shortino Family, Words cannot express our deepest sympathy for your loss. Our family's thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
May the road rise to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face.
And rains fall soft upon your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in
the hollow of His hand.
Bob, Christine, Liam & Julia Guiton
August 11, 2015
Remembering your father from high school and what a great person he was, I was so very sorry to read of such a tragic, sudden loss. My thoughts are with you. I hope your faith,strength and love will help you through this time.
Marilyn Stevens
August 11, 2015
Our heart felt condolences and prayers are with your entire family. We will continue praying for your family and for God's strength to see you through this difficult time.
Timothy McGee
August 11, 2015
Matt and Bonnie,
I am so sorry for your loss, I wish you all the best during this time. Your entire family is in my thoughts and prayers.
John Markos
August 11, 2015
Mark & Audrey, may the peace of the Lord be with you. You are in our prayers.
Don & Joan Bausch
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