Ephraim

May 12, 1982 ~ July 5, 2020

Born in: Rochester, New York
Resided in: Gates, New York

Ephriam A. Daniels V “E.J.”

Gates:  Suddenly called to heaven to paint for our Lord on Sunday, July 5, 2020.  Predeceased by his grandmother, Rosalia Coleman; uncle, Ben Boehly.  Painfully leaves behind cherished and proud mother, Nancy Daniels; brother, Chris (Elaine Eckam) Daniels; only beloved son, Anthony Stallworth; precious granddaughter, Ava Stallworth (her special mother, Alexis De Pasquale); nephew, Dante Daniels; older brother, Timothy Harris; his second mother and aunt, Ann (Henry Imhof) Boehly; aunts, Linda Smith, Carol (Phil Forte) Masetta, Jennifer, Donna and Helen; uncles, Terry (Marianne) Coleman, Tom (Linda) Coleman and John Coleman.

E.J. had many cousins, especially close was his best friend and protector Annette Torres, his older cousin Steve (Leanna Chamberlain) Torres, his Dave and Busters partner, Gracianna Torres, Samantha Masetta, Jack and Audrey Coleman, Ricky and Eric (Michelle) Daniels.  Honorary cousin and loving friend, Jessica Siverling.

As far as friends, E.J. had a million lifelong, loyal friends; Dallas Cooper, Gary Potter, Chip and Justin.  Everyone else knows who you all are with much thanks from his family for loving him so much.

E.J. loved to paint and create art.  He began at an early age and was determined to make it his life pleasure.  He graduated from Gates Chili High School, received his associates degree at MCC and bachelor’s degree Ccum Laude from RIT.  Many of his paintings have been displayed at the Joy Gallery owned by his mentor and friend, Luvon Sheppard.  Every February he showcased his art for Black History Month at the Memorial Art Gallery,  He was the curator for 3 art shows at RIT.  He was also an assistant teacher for children’s classes during holiday breaks at the Memorial Art Gallery.  He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

E.J.’s visitation will be held Sunday, July 12th 1-4 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Road.  His Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, July 13th 10:00 AM at St. Jude Church.  For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit www.meesonfamily.com

VISITATION GUIDELINES DUE TO NYS MANDATES: 

  • ALL ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK
  • ALL ARE REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN AT LEAST 6 FEET OF SOCIAL DISTANCING
  • ALL ARE REQUIRED TO SIGN IN AT INFO CENTER
  • ALL ARE REQUIRED TO LIMIT THEIR TIME TO NO MORE THAN 15 MINUTES
  • A MAXIMUM OF 50 GUESTS WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE BUILDING AT ONCE

Services

Visitation: July 12, 2020 1:00 pm - July 12, 2020 4:00 pm

Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626


Service: July 13, 2020 10:00 am

St. Jude Church
4100 Lyell Road
Gates, NY 14606


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  1. So sorry for your loss. He was a good helpful young man. Please know you are in my prayers and thoughts and heart.

  2. My deepest condolences to you all, I pray you find solis, knowing EJ, is resting in Gods arms.🙏🏾

  3. So very sorry for the loss of your eldest baby, Nancy. My heart breaks for the whole family and his family of friends. I feel blessed to have spoken with him just a couple of days before his passing and especially blessed because the last thing we said to each other is “I love you. ” I’m so very glad that you all have each other’s love and support. Sending love to all of my cousins. Xoxo

  4. Condolences and Prayers to you Nancy and all the family!
    Many good memories with EJ!
    May God ‘a peace find you in this difficult time.

  5. Just catching up with you recently and I didn’t know we wouldn’t have long. May you rest in peace and paint beautifully for God up there!

  6. Ann, I’m sorry for your loss! Love and prayers are with you and your family! Keep the faith my friend ❤️❤️

  7. I am so sorry for the loss of my tenant and a special man that came into my life in 2000.E.J. Will be in our hearts forever.May he rest in peace.For his family and friends I am sorry for such a huge loss during these difficult times.We love you and take care.

  8. So sorry to hear about the passing of E.J. I enjoyed teaching and coaching him at Gates Chili (football). May God bless your family.
    Coach Jim Briggs

  9. I’m so hurt. I wish nothing but blessings and happiness through all this hurt and pain. Sorry for your son loss. Paint in peace. We love u EJ.

  10. Our Deepest Condolences to The Daniels Family. I’m/We are lost for words. Praying for The Family and Friends of EJ… SIP🙏🏾

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