Martha Wadsworth

Obituary of Martha D. Wadsworth

Martha D. Wadsworth, age 89, of Geneseo, died Thursday, December 17, 2020 at the Latta Road Nursing Home East in Rochester, NY. She was predeceased by her son, Leif Heen, daughter, Heidi Heen and sister, Perky Lloyd.

She is survived by her daughter, Sara (Peter) Scondras of Geneseo, grandchildren, Lee DeLaVergne of Loveland, CO, Julia (Ryan) Ast of Fairport, great grandchildren, Avery and Gavin Ast, brother, W. Austin Wadsworth of Geneseo, sister, Sally Wood of Geneseo, a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Martha was born August 12, 1931 in Rochester, NY the daughter of William and Martha Scofield Wadsworth. She was an avid horsewoman, owning and operating Granger Horse Farm in Geneseo. Martha loved fox hunting, steeplechasing and three phase eventing. She was a Master of the Genesee Valley Hunt and loved hunting the hounds. She enjoyed teaching and sharing her joy and enthusiasm for horses & hounds with others. She was involved for many years with the Genesee Valley Pony Club and if not actively participating, then could be found energetically supporting the G.V. Hunt Races every October.

Due to COVID-19 no prior calling hours. A Celebration of Martha's Life will be held in August of 2021 at a date and time to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Genesee Valley Pony Club, 3468 Nations Rd., Geneseo, NY 14454 or the Genesee Valley Conservancy, PO Box 73, Geneseo, NY 14454.

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