May 16, 1936 ~ August 23, 2021

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Greece , NY


Greece: Monday, August 23, 2021. Survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Nancy; his children, David J. (Nga), Laurie and Bob (Leslie); grandchildren, Adam, Christopher, Nicholas, Hannah, Madalyn and Jack, Adam, Christopher, Nicholas and Hannah; sisters, Rosemarie Sciolino, Jean Donahue; many dear friends.


No prior calling. His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday (Aug 31st) 10:30 AM at Our Mother of Sorrows Church. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center in David’s memory.


Service: Tuesday August 31, 2021 10:30 AM

Our Mother of Sorrows Church
5000 Mt. Read Blvd
Rochester, NY 14612

Burial: Tuesday August 31, 2021 12:00 PM

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
2461 Dewey Avenue
Rochester, NY 14612

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in David G. LaCava 's name.

Hildebrandt Hospice c/o Rochester Regional Health Foundations

330 Monroe Avenue Suite 400
Rochester, NY 14607,

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  1. So sorry for the loss of your beloved father, husband and our wonderful neighbor. Thoughts and prayers with you all. The memories of our beautiful neighborhood and Mr. Lacava’s contribution to that will last forever. All my condolences, Timothy J Elliott

  2. Nancy,

    We are so sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. In the ten years that we have known Dave, he was always warm, welcoming and generous with his time. You both are the best neighbors one could hope for. While we are sure his passing is extremely difficult, hopefully, with time, you gain some comfort from the many happy memories you have.

    Our hearts break for you,

    Tom and Nancy Abbott

  3. Dear Nancy, David, Bob and Laurie,
    We are so sorry for the loss of your husband and father. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
    With love,
    Anne Muench and John Valencia

  4. Dear Nancy,
    For the past 19 years it has been a pleasure to get to know you and Dave. I have so much enjoyed your walks with the puppy and the chats we had along the way. Dave would always appear with the petition for our annual picnic and the many good times we shared. Please know that my heart goes out to you and you are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you at this very difficult time.

  5. Nancy,
    Sorry to hear about Dave’s passing. My sympathy to you and all your family.
    Had a lot of good times and great memories working with Dave and our
    time in the National Guard. Time seems to pass so quickly, but we never forget.

  6. Nancy,
    Sorry to hear about Dave. I will miss our times cutting grass and stopping to talk for a 1/2 an hour when we saw each other. I still remember both of you being so gracious when we started building our house on the other side of the creek. I hope to see you soon walking the dog. I am so very sorry!

  7. Nancy, Paul and I are deeply saddened to learn of Dave’s passing. May he Rest In Peace and may you find comfort in the lifetime of memories that you created together. He touched many lives with his kindness and friendship. How fortunate we are to have known him. God bless you and your family always.

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