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By Joshua Smith

Bergen - Mrs. Louise M. Bailey, 83, of Bergen, an employee of the Rochester City School District for 20 years, died Saturday, January 29, 2011 at her home in Bergen.

Mrs. Bailey was born November 5, 1927 in Rochester.

Her husband, Donald F. Bailey, died in 1982.

She is survived by her children, Donna (John) Smith of Broadalbin, Jeff (Mary) Bailey of Rochester, Russell (Martha) Bailey of LeRoy, Linda (Charlie King) Hanna of Rochester and Wayne (Nancy) Bailey of Bergen; three sisters, Betty Vereecke of Greece, Estelle Barber of Ohio and Barb (Joe Putch, Jr.) Widger of Spencerport; 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She is the sister of the late Don and Ken Van Alystine.

Friends may call on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 51 South Lake Street, Bergen. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Bergen First Presbyterian Church, 38 South Lake Street, Bergen. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 101 John James Audubon Parkway West, Amherst, New York 14228 or to the Byron-Bergen Public Library, P.O. Box 430, Bergen, New York 14416.

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