Thursday, July 31, 2008

New York Daily Obituaries 07/31/08

  • Anderson, Cynthia R.

    ANDERSON - Cynthia R. Of West Seneca, NY; July 29, 2008; beloved wife of John P, Anderson; dearest sister of Wesley (Kathleen) Dust; also survived by two nieces, one nephew and one great niece. No prior visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to a memorial service Friday morning at 10 AM at St. Johns Lutheran Church, (Clinton St. &Union Rd.) West Seneca. Arrangements by HOY FUNERAL HOME INC. Memorials to Hospice Buffalo Inc., or the American Diabetes Association,

    • Anderson, H. Edwin "Ed"

      ANDERSON - H. Edwin Ed July 29, 2008 at his beloved Faun Lake. Cherished husband of Barbara; loving father of Georgia (Edward) OBrien, Katie (Bruce) Spring and Eric (Shara) Anderson; special grandfather of Maxim Anderson, Kyle and Evan OBrien and Crystal and Samantha Spring; brother-in-law of Charles (late Karen) Cheek. Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the C.B. BEACH &SON MORTUARY , INC., corner of Routes 33 and 77 in Corfu, NY. Memorial Service Saturday at 11 AM form the Corfu United…

      • Andrews, Ruth E.

        Andrews, Ruth E. Rochester: July 14, 2008. Predeceased by her parents, Dr. Axel &Ruth (Hansson) Ericksen; sister, Cynthia E. Vukcevich. Survived by cousin, Birgitta J. Mardell; niece, Sasha V. Fraynor; loving family and friends. Ruth was a member of Vasa Klippen Lodge of Rochester, Sons of Norway, Danish Sisterhood and a retiree of the City of Rochester. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 16, 2008 at 11 AM at The Lutheran Church of the Incarnate Word (597 East Avenue). Interment,…

        • Aquilina, Palma

          Aquilina, Palma Greece: Passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at age 90. She was predeceased by her husband, Fortunato "Lucky" Aquilina. She is survived by her loving children, Fred (Sandy) Vavonese, Jim (Christine) Aquilina and Aileen Bell; 9 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; brothers, Louis Tascione, Joseph (Noreen) Tascione; many nieces, nephews and special friends. A special thank you to the entire staff at Lifetime Care and Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center. A Memorial Service will be held…

          • Arnold, A. Buell

            A. Buell Arnold of Delmar, passed away at his home on Tuesday with his loving family beside him. A. Buell leaves behind his beloved wife, Doris Arnold.A Graveside service will be held at 2 PM on Thursday at the Corwin Rural Cemetery in Newfane, NY. Family and friends are invited to attend. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory a charity of one?s choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Tebbutt Funeral Home, Albany, NY.To express condolences visit .

            • Aronica, Nicholas

              Nicholas Aronica of Nichols Nicholas Aronica, 71, of Sunnyside Dr., Nichols, and formerly of Bloomingdale, N.J., passed away on Friday, July 25, 2008, at his home. For the complete obituary, please visit our website at

              • Assunta ‘Sue’ Barron

                Mrs. Assunta “Sue” Barron, 78, of 4 Sullivan St., Dolgeville, died Monday, July 28, 2008, in Little Falls Hospital after a brief illness. She was born in Dolgeville on June 11, 1930, the daughter of the late John and Florence (Ciarelli) Manti, and was a graduate of Dolgeville High School, class of 1948. She furthered her education by graduating from Geneseo State Teacher College with a bachelor of science in library science, and her master’s degree from Syracuse University in library science. Her…

                • Bailey Jr., Roy Burdell

                  SOUTH GLENS FALLS -- Roy Burdell Bailey Jr., 86, of William Street, died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at his home with his family by his side., Born Aug. 29, 1921, in Maplewood, N.Y., he was the son of Roy Burdell and Florence (Robinson) Bailey., Burdell attended school at Monticello High, Monticello, N.Y. Upon graduation, he served in various branches of the U.S. Military. His final tour of duty was with the Army Air Corp during World War II where he was a gunner and member of the liberation and mapping corps…

                  • Baker, Solomon "Sol"

                    Baker, Solomon "Sol" Brighton: July 30, 2008 with his family arround him. Survived by loving wife of 58 years, Ruth; sons, Irwin and Stuart (Molly) Baker; "Papu" to Robert Solomon, Rory and Caitlin; brother, Carl Baker; brothers-in-law, Jerry Belz of Toronto and Jules Stern of Detroit; many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents, Sabety & Estraia Baker; brothers, Jack and Phil; sisters, Dora Levy and Sara Cassorla; nephew, Jack Levy. Sol was a WWII Veteran and the owner of…

                    • Barrett, Viola C. (Shilling)

                      BARRETT - Viola C. (nee Shilling)Of Tonawanda TWP, July 30, 2008, wife of the late Donald H. Barrett; mother of Mildred B. (Charles) Henchen of Black Stock, SC, Ronald W. (Joyce J.), Thomas E., Frank E. (Donna J.) Barrett; also survived by 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, two great-great- grandchildren, nieces and nephews; predeceased by four brothers, one sister, one grandchild and one great-grandchild. Friends may call at D. LAWRENCE GINNANE FUNERAL HOME, 3215 Delaware Ave., Kenmore, Thursday 4-8…

                      • Beato, Shirley M. (Best)

                        BEATO - Shirley M. BestJuly 29, 2008, beloved wife of Joseph C. Beato; mother of Joseph M., Francis (Sandra) Beato and the late Sherylann Lewin; also survived by six grandchildren, one great-grandchild, nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 1025 Borden Rd., Depew, Saturday, 10 AM. Arrangements by the CARLTON A. ULLRICH FUNERAL HOME INC.,

                        • Bentkowski, Kent D.

                          . Memorials to Hospice Buffalo Inc. Arrangements by ERIE COUNTY CREMATION SERVICE. 824-6435.,

                          • Berman, Lydia Joseph

                            BERMAN, Lydia Joseph Born on October 4, 1928 in St. John's, New Foundland, died peacefully at her home in Elmira on July 29, 2008. She had been living in Elmira since 1947 and married her future husband, Bernard, in 1949. A loving and devoted wife, she was married to Bernard for 54 wonderful years. Lydia was a loving and compassionate mother of their 12 children. An education advocate, her children graduated from the likes of the US Military Academy at West Point, the US Naval Academy at Annapolis,…

                            • Bernard A. Taverni

                              Mr. Bernard A. Taverni “Mims,” 88, formerly of Highland Ave., entered into eternal rest early Tuesday morning, July 29, 2008 in Folts Homes, Herkimer where he had been a resident since 2004. He was born on October 23, 1919 in Little Falls son of the late Antonio and Itala (Cinquanta) Taverni and graduated from Little Falls High School, Class of 1938. On January 16, 1944 he was joined in marriage with Angela M. Zambri at St. Joseph’s Church, Little  Falls a blessed union of 64 years. On February 5,…

                              • Berner, Phyllis

                                Phyllis Berner passed away June 25, 2008 at DeGraff Hospital, after a brief illness. She is survived by four loving sisters and many loving nieces and nephews.A private graveside service was held.Guest registry available at .

                                • Boughton, Jervis L. "Jervie"

                                  and friends are invited to gather at the Gillett Baptist Church, Route 14 South, to celebrate the life of this hard-working man, whose life centered around his family, friends and the neighbors of his community, on Thursday, July 31, 2008, at 3:00 p.m. Funeral Services honoring his life will be held there at 3:30 p.m. The Reverend Allen Goss will celebrate "Jervie's" service. In lieu of flowers, please make memorials in Jervis's name to the Memorial Fund of the Gillett Baptist Church, C/O…

                                  • Boughton, Michael J.

                                    BOUGHTON, Michael J. Passed away in his home, Raleigh, NC where he had been residing at the age of 68. Born in Elmira, Mike was the son of Mildred Grace Boughton. He was a graduate of Elmira Free Academy. Following school he served his country in the Navy. Mike was employed by American LaFrance for many years before moving to North Carolina. He was a NASCAR fan and enjoyed traveling. When his children were young he enjoyed coaching basketball and baseball. Michael had a passion for road racing #42.…

                                    • Bramer, Josephine (Vacanti)

                                      • Brande, Connie

                                        • Brittain, Thomas P.

                                          Mr. Thomas P. Brittain, age 84, of Griffin, GA, passed away Friday, July 25, 2008 at Spalding Regional Medical Center. Mr. Brittain was born May 21, 1924 in Wyoming, PA, son of the late Merritt R. and Sadie Phillips Brittain. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in WWII and was a member of St. John?s United Methodist Church in Sebring, FL. He was preceded in death by his wife, R. Ilene Bohn Brittain; brothers, Lucene and Merritt Brittain; sister, Amanda Brittain.Survivors include his daughter and…

                                          • Broadbent, Robert Eric

                                            Robert Eric Broadbent, 95, of Palmetto, FL, formerly of Niagara Falls, NY, died on July 29, 2008.Son of the late Edwin and Rachel (Harrison) Broadbent. Husband of the late Margaret (Carlson); survived by son, Gerald Broadbent, St. Petersburg, FL; daughter, Linnea LoPresti, Malta, NY; granddaughter, Donna LoPresti Wegfehrt (Russell Wegfehrt), Marina, CA; great-granddaughter, Ella Wegfehrt; and several nieces and nephews.He was a manager for Olin Chemical Corp., retiring in 1974. Robert relocated to Ellenton,…

                                            • Browne, Audra I. (Richardson)

                                              Audra I. Browne (nee Richardson) of Princes Bay on July 29, 2008. Beloved wife of the late George R. Browne. Loving mother of George A. Browne, Susan M. Six and Linda L. Browne. Dear sister of Farrell, Clovis, Glen and Leonard (L.L. Browne), Lucy Smith, Joy Kincade, Camille Lipe and the late Kermit, James (Ben) Richardson and her twin Orpha Parr. Cherished grandmother of Thomas J. Six, Laurie A. Cullenen, John Gardner and Jennifer Petersen. Devoted mother-in-law of Linda Mae Browne. Cherished family friend…

                                              • Burrows, Mabel

                                                Burrows, Mabel Mt. Pleasant, SC: Formerly of Rochester, NY died July 27, 2008 in Mt. Pleasant, SC where she had lived for the past three years. She is predeceased by her sister, Grace Alexander. Mae was a graduate of Charlotte High School, worked as an executive assistant, served as a volunteer at the Strong Museum, and was a past president of the Oxford Street Association, where she was responsible for adding the Magnolia trees that line Oxford Street to this day. Mae is survived by 4 daughters, Darlene…

                                                • Busch, Diane (Maddigan)

                                                  BUSCH, Diane (Maddigan)-Not a day goes by that we dont think of you. We miss you a lot.LOVE CHILDREN, GRANDCHILDREN,

                                                • Cannan, John J. "Jack"

                                                  Cannan, John J. "Jack" Irondequoit: Thursday, July 24, 2008 at the age of 91. Loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle passed away peacefully in his sleep. He joins his loving wife of 66 years, Corinne Cannan. He was a WWII veteran serving in the Pacific Theater, a retiree of Kodak, inventor and was an accomplished photographer. He is survived by his children, John Cannan, Dennis (Carol) Cannan and Susan (Stephen) Curtice; 6 loving grandchildren, Charles, Jacob and Travis Cannan, Sarah and…

                                                  • Cantafio, Frank T.

                                                    CANTAFIO, Frank T. -Happy 80th Birthday. We love and miss you very much. Rest in peace.LOVE, WIFE CHILDREN, GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN,

                                                    • Carpenter, Gary D.

                                                      Gary D. Carpenter of Apalachin Gary Donald Carpenter, 64, of Apalachin died at his home on July 30, 2008. He was born on October 1st, 1943 in Endicott, N.Y. to Donald and Doris Carpenter. He was a single father of four girls:Mellissa Ann Carpenter, Kristen Marie Carpenter, Alisa May Carpenter and Corrine Pearl Carpenter. I could ask for nothing better. He is also survived by one sister, Judith Craven; two nieces, Amanda and Jessie; one nephew, Garrett Craven; and the many friends I worked with. Memorial…

                                                      • Carrie E. King

                                                        Carrie E. King, 94, former resident of Herkimer entered eternal rest on Thursday, April 17, 2008 a resident of Crown Pointe, in Corona, CA. Carrie was born in Gray, N.Y., on Feb. 26, 1914 to Frank and Alma Hall. She was educated in Herkimer schools. She married the late Robert King of Herkimer. Together they raised three children, Blaine King, Cheryl Renney, and Kay Wildman Stukas. She was blessed with nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by four brothers, Benjamin, Bernard,…

                                                        • Carter, George

                                                          SARANAC -- George Carter, 62, of the Bressette Road in Saranac, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2008, at his home., He was born in Troy on April 22, 1946, son of the late Edmond and Flora (Collins) Carter., George worked for the ARPAK Corporation for many years. He was an avid traveler and card player. George loved music., George is survived by three brothers, Oswald J. Carter of Saranac, Joseph Carter and his wife, Willie of Phoenix, Ariz., Robert Carter and his wife, Jean of Troy; one sister, Evelyn…

                                                          • Caswell, Richard C.

                                                            Richard C. Caswell entered into rest Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at home, under the care of Hospice. Born in Lockport on December 11, 1943, he was the son of Daniel Martin Caswell and Mary Tomanio Caswell. Richard retired from Harrison Radiator after 35 years. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church. Richard played bass guitar for years and loved going to Tim Horton's for his morning coffee.Beloved father of Mark (Annette) Caswell, Kelley (Larry) Bryer and Dennis (Tammy) Caswell; step-father of Vicki…

                                                            • Chamberlain, Dorothy M.

                                                              Dorothy M. Chamberlain formerly of Binghamton Dorothy M. Chamberlain, 86, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at the Willow Point Nursing Home, Vestal. Dorothy was born July 23, 1922 in Barnesboro, Pa. She is predeceased by her husband, Norval; a daughter, Ruth Anne; and several brothers and sisters. She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Sandra Klempka, Binghamton, Jane and Richard Meisel, Haines City, Fla.; one son, Richard Chamberlain, Seattle, Wash.; and several grandchildren…

                                                              • Champlin, Alice C.

                                                                Alice C. Champlin, 76, of Medina, NY, went to be with her Lord on Monday, July 28, 2008 at ECMC, Buffalo, NY. Born on July 12, 1932 in Buffalo, NY, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Mildred (Harvey) O?Day.Alice grew up in Kenmore, NY and married the late Stephen J. Champlin, Jr. on December 24, 1951. Together they made their home in Medina and raised four children. She was employed as a bookkeeper with the former Anderson Motors Sales of Medina and also worked for E and M Enterprises of Middleport,…

                                                                • Charlotte M. Alderson

                                                                  Charlotte M. Alderson, 88, passed away unexpectedly Saturday (July 26, 2008) at Rochester General Hospital. Mrs. Alderson was born May 9, 1920, in Andover, to Raphael J. and Addie Mae (Hall) Cook. She was a 1938 graduate of Andover Central School. A homemaker in her earlier years, Charlotte later worked in maintenance at Alfred State College for 15 years, retiring in 1988. Charlotte is survived by her son, William David (Evelyn) Alderson of Massena and their children, Tiffany Marie and Nathaniel Kenneth…

                                                                  • Coddington, Theresa Mary

                                                                    • Conover, Frank Veddar

                                                                      WILSON, N.C. -- Frank Veddar Conover, age 52, formerly of Plattsburgh, N.Y., died Saturday, July 27, 2008., Frank was preceded in death by his father, Paul Conover., He is survived by his wife, Judy Gordon Conover, of the home; daughters, Heather Gayle Gordon Conover of Gloucester Va., and Virginia Lyle Conover of the home; mother, Wilma Conover of Greenville, N.C.; brothers, Bill Conover of Greenville, N.C., Larry Conover and wife, Kathy of Temecula, Calif., James Conover and wife, Sherry of Waxhaw, N.C.,…

                                                                      • Constantino, Mary E. (Williams)

                                                                        CONSTANTINO - Mary E. (nee Williams)Of Buffalo, entered into rest July 30, 2008. Beloved wife of the late James G.; devoted mother of Carolyn and Michael; cherished grandmother of Thomas J. Jr.; loving daughter of the late Forrest and Ramona (nee Bordeaux) Williams; dear sister of David, Carolyn, Mark, Donald, Daniel and Jennifer; best friend to Jer. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a gathering in Marys memory at LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Northtowns Chapel), 885 Niagara Falls Blvd. near…

                                                                        • Corts, Dorothy E.

                                                                          may call Thursday 12:00-1:00 PM at Farrell-Ryan Funeral Home , 777 Long Pond Rd. (between English and Latta), followed by a Funeral Service at 1P.M. Interment White Haven Memorial Park.

                                                                          • Cotroneo, Frances

                                                                            COTRONEO, Frances -Gram, 3 long years. I miss and love you. KATHY xxxx oooo,

                                                                            • Cozzo, Adelina

                                                                              Cozzo, Adelina Irondequoit: July 30, 2008. Predeceased by brothers and sisters. Survived by nieces and nephews. Rosetta and Lee Campanella, Sal LaPorta, Mary Salvia, Mary (Vic) Travaglianti; great-nieces, nephews. Calling Friday 4-8 at the Falvo Funeral Home, 1395 North Goodman St. Funeral Saturday 10:30 from the Funeral Home and 11 at St. Ann's Chapel. Entombment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. The family wishes to thank the Staff at St. Ann's Home, 3rd floor for their care-giving.

                                                                              • Crema, Mary (Porrovecchio)

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                                                                                • Curran, Maurice "Dennis"

                                                                                  Curran, Maurice "Dennis" Greece: July 29, 2008. Predeceased by his sister Sandra Caiazzo. Survived by his son Joseph "JD" (Elizabeth Kingsley) Curran; granddaughter Chloe Curran; brothers Paul (Irish) Curran &Gerard Curran; several nieces &nephews. For more information about Dennis, visit BARTOLOMEO &PEROTTO Funeral Home Inc., 1411 Vintage Ln (between Rte 390 &Long Pond Rd) Visitation Friday 3PM until 6PM, his funeral service will follow at 6PM. In…

                                                                                  • Cusick, Raymond J.

                                                                                    Raymond J. ?Ray?Cusick, 47, of Niagara Falls, NY, died on Tuesday, July 29, 2008, surrounded by his loving family at Niagara Hospice House in Lockport, NY. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of the late John Selfridge and the late Lucy Cusick.Ray was a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls, NY, and attended local schools. On October 4, 1979 he married Sharon A. Lamorie Cusick in Niagara Falls. He was employed by Machelor Maintenance and worked at Carborundum Co. and Niagara University and for eight…

                                                                                    • Dawson, Louise L. (Loynes)

                                                                                      DAWSON - Louise L. (nee Loynes)July 25, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Harvey L. Dawson Sr.; dearest mother Cassandra L. (Piotr) Jakobowski, Stephanie T., Harvey L. Dawson Jr.; sister of Elliot Loynes Jr., Irene (late Joseph) Moore, and Valerie Little; also survived by nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. No prior visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses, 185 Kensington Ave., Buffalo, Saturday at 2:30 PM.,

                                                                                      • De Groff, Kristen Ashley

                                                                                        DE GROFF - Kristen Ashley Of Angola, NY, July 29, 2008; beloved daughter of Kenneth E. (Melissa Fawley) De Groff and Dawn M. Lieber; loving sister of Rachel A. and Hannah N. De Groff; granddaughter of Stanley R. and Mary A. De Groff and Natalie J. Lieber; niece of Michelle (Paul McCormick) Lieber, Daniel J. Lieber, Robert S. (Mary) De Groff, Barbara A. (Peter) Szabo and Christina L. De Groff. Friends may call Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at The ADDISON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 262 Main St., Angola, NY. Funeral…

                                                                                        • Dechau, Carl L.

                                                                                          Dechau, Carl L. Irondequoit/Florida: July 19, 2008, age 94. Predeceased by his first wife, Edna. Beloved husband of Patricia (Sleight); loving father of Gary Dechau and Richard (Jana) Dechau; grandfather of Richie (Wendy) Dechau, Douglas (Nikki) Dechau, Allen (Julie) Place, Clinton (Lisa) Place; 4 great-grandchildren; also many of Patricia's children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Carl was a lifetime member of Ridge Culver Volunteer Fire Dept., a member of Point Pleasant Volunteer Fire Dept.,…

                                                                                          • Decker, Kenneth R.

                                                                                            Decker, Kenneth R. Red Creek: July 20, 2008 at age 69. Predeceased by his son, Kenneth Ronald Decker Jr. He is survived by his sons, Ronald, Robert, Earl and Michael; daughters, Debra, Faith and Michelle; several grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, contributions maybe made to the Emmanuel United Methodist Church, East Miller St., Newark, NY. Memorial Services, Thursday , July 31, 2008 at 1:00 P.M. at the church.

                                                                                            • Devuyst, Peter William

                                                                                              • Di Perna Sr., Joseph

                                                                                                Colonial Funeral Home, 2819 Hylan Blvd., corner of Tysens Lane. Visiting hours Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Mass Saturday 9:45 A.M. Holy Child Church. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery.

                                                                                                • DiSarno, Anthony Joseph

                                                                                                  at his side. Born in Buffalo N.Y., he was an Iron Worker for Local 6, served in the Navy and Marine Corp. and was a veteran of WW II. He was the dearest son of the late Ralph and Elvira (nee Ambrosio) DiSarno. Beloved husband of the late Patricia Ann (nee Parker) DiSarno; loving father of Karen (Vincent) Dominiak; cherished grandfather of Nicole (Mark) Glass and Katie (Jason) Fabianski; adored great-grandfather of Amanda, Dakota, Joshua, Lucas, Taylor, Sona and Mark; he was the brother of Richard (Maryjane)…

                                                                                                • Diep, To

                                                                                                  may call Saturday morning, August 2, from 10:00 to 12:00 Noon at the DiPonzio Funeral Home, Inc., 219 Spencerport Road, Gates. Her funeral services will follow at 12:00 Noon. Interment at the convenience of the family.

                                                                                                  • Dumont, John R.

                                                                                                    JOHN R. DUMONT, 78, of State Route 374, Chateaugay Lake, died Monday, July 28, 2008, at his home surrounded by his loving family and Hospice of the North Country., He was born in Bangor, N.Y., May 13, 1930, the son of R. Charles and Lillian (Dame) Dumont., There will be no calling hours., Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, in Memorial Methodist Church, Lyon Mountain, with the Rev. Marty Connor and the Rev. Greg Vinson., Arrangements are with the Chateaugay Funeral Home.

                                                                                                    • Edna G. Jones

                                                                                                      Edna G. Jones, 79, of Union Street, died Thursday, July 24, 2008, in Highland Hospital, Rochester, where she had been a patient for the past week. Born in Little Falls on August 21, 1928, she was the daughter of Flosson D. and Catherine Grose Gilbert. A resident of the area since 1949, Mrs. Jones attended Verona schools. She married Harold G. Jones on June 25, 1949, in the Vernon Methodist Church. Mr. Jones died on January 8, 1997. Prior to her retirement with over 38 years of service, Mrs. Jones was…

                                                                                                      • FLORENCE ‘FLOSSIE’ AKINS BUCK

                                                                                                        Florence “Flossie” Akins Buck, 85, formerly of 13 E. Lake Rd. Cohocton, passed away Friday (July 25, 2008) at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville. Flossie was born Dec. 11, 1922, in Fremont, the daughter of George and Lottie (Apgar) Gottschall. Residing there her early life, she attended and graduated from Arkport Central School, class of 1940. She married Ernest Akins of Haskinsville, on Jan. 26, 1941, who predeceased her in 1976. She spent the majority of her life in the Wayland and Loon Lake area,…

                                                                                                        • Ferguson, Marion C.

                                                                                                          may call at the Leo M. Bean and Sons Funeral Home , 2771 Chili Avenue, Saturday 12:00-2:00 PM. Prayer Service to follow at 2:00 PM.

                                                                                                          • Fisher, Amy C.

                                                                                                            • Franklin, Joyce M.

                                                                                                              Joyce M. Franklin formerly of Binghamton A Graveside Memorial Service will be held in Vestal Hills Memorial Park (West Gate to the left) on Thursday, July 31 at 11 a.m.

                                                                                                              • Frary, Donna L.

                                                                                                                Frary, Donna L. Romulus: July 26, 2008 at age 65. Survived by her partner of 27 years, Deborah Koziarski; their children, Rebecca (John) Shoots of Romulus, Aaron (Esperanza) Schultz of Ft. Lewis, WA; 8 grandchildren; her father, Donald; 3 sisters and a brother. A memorial service celebrating Donna's life will be held at 3:00pm on Sunday, August 17, 2008 at Christ Church Unity, 55 Prince Street in Rochester with Rev. Steve D'Annunzio officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Donna's…

                                                                                                                • Frey, Irving T.

                                                                                                                  • Gary H. Kiddney

                                                                                                                    Mr. Gary H. Kiddney, 67, of Sandy Lane Rd., town of Little Falls, passed away at his home Tuesday, July 29, 2008. He was born in Little Falls on September 8, 1940, son of the late Richard H. and Ann J. (Dekanek) Kiddney and graduated from Mohawk High School. He was last employed with H.M. Quackenbush Manufacturing in Herkimer and was formerly employed with Falange Automotive in Little Falls where he was head mechanic and also at one time employed with Chicago Pneumatic, Utica. He was formerly employed with…

                                                                                                                    • Gatsis, Elissavet (Tezias)

                                                                                                                      Gatsis, Elissavet (Tezias) Fairport: Sunday July 20, 2008 in Florinas, Greece. Age 83. Predeceased by her husband, Stavros. She is survived by her children, Christos (Voula) Gatsis, Ioannia Gatsis and Chrysanthi (Christos) Votsis; Grandchildren, Yiouli and Stavroula Gatsis, Betty (Alex) Petrou, Joanne Votsis, Elizabeth (Andrew) Karlson and Gloria Votsis; 3 great-grandchildren; Sister, Dafni Gougotis of Greece; sisters-in-law Stergiani and Fani Tezias of Greece, Georgia Pinopoulos and Maria Radimissis both…

                                                                                                                      • Gleason, Nora K.

                                                                                                                        GLEASON - Nora K. Of Buffalo N.Y., July 30, 2008. Sister of the late Father Wulsten, O.F.M., Thomas, Mary, William, Martin and James Gleason; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family will be present at the HOY FUNERAL HOME INC., 3855 Seneca St., West Seneca, Friday morning from 9-10 AM, where prayers will follow at 10:00 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from Our Lady of Victory Basilica at 10:30 AM. Friends invited.,

                                                                                                                        • Grigsby, Elizabeth Ann LaBelle

                                                                                                                          MINDEN, La. -- Funeral services for Elizabeth Ann LaBelle Grigsby, 73, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, 2008, at Pine Grove United Methodist Church. Brother Jerry Brannen and Brother Bill Ichter will officiate. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, Minden, La., Mrs. Grigsby was born Aug. 4, 1935, in Plattsburgh, N.Y., and died July 28, 2008, in Minden, La. She moved to San Antonio, Texas, and joined the U.S. Air Force, where she worked as a clerk in the top secret,…

                                                                                                                          • Harer, Mildred

                                                                                                                            and friends will be received at the Salem Lutheran Church, Saturday, August 2nd, from 10 a.m. until time of funeral services at noon; the Rev. David Byerly will officiate. Burial will be at Salem St. Paul Cemetery. The family will provide the flowers. Memorial donations may be made to the Salem Lutheran Church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Freeberg Funeral Home, Blossburg.

                                                                                                                            • Harriman, Vernon J.

                                                                                                                              • Hinton, Rose G.

                                                                                                                                are invited to meet the family Saturday, August 9, 2008 at 7:00pm at the funeral home for her memorial service. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Megan Markus Fund, 777 Garnsey Rd., Fairport, NY 14450. PAUL W. HARRIS FUNERAL HOME 570 Kings Highway South 544-2041

                                                                                                                                • Holmes, Charlie Lue

                                                                                                                                  may call Friday, 11 AM to 12 Noon at Latimer's. Funeral Service immediately following. Interment, Riverside. MILLARD E. LATIMER &SON 983 S. Plymouth Ave. 328-2680

                                                                                                                                  • Homa, Virginia B.

                                                                                                                                    Virginia B. Homa of Vestal Virginia B. Homa, 87, of Vestal, passed away in her home on July 27, 2008. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles A. Homa, her sister, Norma Fitzgerald and brother, William Book. She is survived by her children:son, Richard Homa, Vestal; son and daughter-in-law, William and Carolyn Homa, Cape Elizabeth, Maine; daughter and son-in-law, Jo Anne and David Barone, Fitchburg, Massachusetts; and five grandchildren:Nicole, Christopher, Matthew, Melissa and Stephen. Virginia was a…

                                                                                                                                    • Howard, Clara

                                                                                                                                      Ms. Clara Howard of Brockport, NY, passed away peacefully on July 24, 2008, at the age of 96. Clara was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary and was very active in the Home Bureau. She was predeceased by her husband, William Howard and their daughter, Rose Marie. She is survived by her brother, Edward Carlo; sister, Sadie (William) Carlo Monacell; granddaughter, Suzanne (Joseph) Ford Salvatore and great- granddaughter, Madison. She is also survived by her special friend and caregiver, Norma Jean Robinson; many…

                                                                                                                                      • Ingelfinger, Eugene J.

                                                                                                                                        will receive friends Tuesday 7-9 PM and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM, at the F.E. BROWN SONS FUNERAL HOME, INC., E. Quaker St., Orchard Park. Services from the funeral home Thursday 11:15 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Nativity of Our Lord Church at 12 noon.,

                                                                                                                                        • Irene Eliza Cole

                                                                                                                                          Irene Eliza Cole of Naples, FL, formerly of Campbell, NY, went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 28, 2008. She was born on October 15, 1937 to Donald and Ida Cole of Thurston, NY. She was predeceased by her son, Jeffery L. Mehlenbacher of Campbell, NY; and granddaughter, Rhonda Fromm of Lawrenceville, PA. She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Ronald Putman; her daughter, Eugenia (George) Simons of Naples, FL; sons, Jerry (Cheryl) and Gary (Sheral) Mehlenbacher of Campbell, NY. She will be sadly…

                                                                                                                                          • Janette E. Keltz

                                                                                                                                            Janette E. Keltz, 57, of Troy, died Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at home. She had been employed by American Silk Label. Survivors include a son, Theron Keltz of Troy; a daughter, Patricia Buckley of Troy; and a stepson, Lynn Keltz Jr. Calling hours are 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at the funeral home, with Rev. Tom Blackall officiating. Burial will be in the Tioga County Memorial Gardens…

                                                                                                                                            • Jeffrey Arthur Veeder

                                                                                                                                              Jeffrey Arthur Veeder, 57, of Syracuse, N.Y., formerly of Herkimer, N.Y., passed away at his home on June 3, 2008, after a long illness. He was the son of Arthur Veeder of Dansville, N.Y., and Jean Hanna, of Stafford, Tex. Jeffrey was predeceased by his wife Terri in October of 2006. Besides his parents, he is survived by his sisters, Mary Veeder Garcia, Sarah Smyder Brown of Missouri City, Tex., and Sharon Veeder of Seminole, Fla.; and a step-son Daniel Ward of Syracuse, N.Y. Burial is at 10 a.m. on Tue.,…

                                                                                                                                              • John P. Gianas

                                                                                                                                                John P. Gianas of North Brooklyn Avenue passed away Wednesday (July 23, 2008) at Jones Memorial Hospital. He was born Feb. 24, 1935, in Sykea, Greece, to Panayiotis and Chrisouli Giannakopoulos. On Feb. 20, 1955, in Sparta, Greece, he married Annette Cretekos, who survives. John spent his childhood in Greece that was under the control of Nazi Germany. He later came to the United States and graduated from Alfred University. He started working for Allegany County in 1960 as caseworker for the Department of…

                                                                                                                                                • Johnston, William

                                                                                                                                                  Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton Friday 8:45 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Peter's Church 9:30 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned & Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the

                                                                                                                                                  • KENNY FITZGERALD FOSKEY

                                                                                                                                                    Kenny Fitzgerald Foskey, 38, of Corning, passed away at home unexpectedly Friday (July 25, 2008). He was predeceased by mother, Miriam Foskey. He is survived by his wife, Gaylynn Foskey and their three daughters, Latisha, Alisa and Raven of Corning; one son, Joshua Foskey, and his mother, Laurel Huyler of Painted Post; one sister, Conswalla Foskey of Corning; mother/grandmother, Ruby Foskey of Hornell; special sisters/aunts, Marseena (Curtis) Harmonson and Teresa Henry, both of Hornell, and Naomi (Kennie)…

                                                                                                                                                    • Keenan, Albert F. "Bert"

                                                                                                                                                      KEENAN - Albert F. Bert July 29, 2008. Son of the late Albert and Julia Keenan; brother of Elizabeth Betty Keenan and the late Mary Alice and James Keenan; dear friend of Joan Winkelman. Friends may call Thursday 4-7 PM at the DENGLER &ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 2070 Eggert Rd., Amherst. Funeral services will be private. Flowers gratefully declined.,

                                                                                                                                                      • Keltz, Janette E. (Kenyon)

                                                                                                                                                        and friends are invited to call on Saturday, August 2, 2008, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. A memorial service will be held immediately following the visitation on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Tom Blackall officiating. Burial will be in Tioga County Memorial Gardens, Mansfield, PA.

                                                                                                                                                        • Kenny Fitzgerald Foskey

                                                                                                                                                          Kenny Fitzgerald Foskey, 38, of Corning, NY, passed away at home unexpectedly on Friday, July 25, 2008.  He was predeceased by mother, Miriam Foskey;  survived by his wife, Gaylynn Foskey and their 3 daughters, Latisha, Alisa and Raven, Corning, NY; one son, Joshua Foskey (mother Laurel Huyler, Painted Post, NY); one sister, Conswalla Foskey, Corning ,NY; Mother/Grandmother, Ruby Foskey, Hornell, NY; Special Sisters/Aunts, Marseena (Curtis) Harmonson, Hornell, NY; Naomi (Kennie) Branch, Endwell, NY;…

                                                                                                                                                          • King, Josephine M. (Diodate)

                                                                                                                                                            Josephine M. (Diodate) King, 53, of Town of Niagara, NY, died Wednesday July 30, 2005, in Mount St. Mary's Hospital, Lewiston, NY, surrounded by her loving family, while under care of Niagara Hospice. She was born on July 11, 1955, in Niagara Falls, NY, the daughter of Anthony and Agnes (Multeri) Diodate.Josephine attended Hyde Park School, Gaskill Junior High and was a graduate of Niagara Falls High School, in 1973.She was employed by the Carborundum Company as an administrative secretary, from 1973 to…

                                                                                                                                                            • Knoop, William R.

                                                                                                                                                              William R. Knoop of Lockport passed away July 29, 2008 at home. Born August 2, 1933, he was the son of Robert A. Sr. and Florence V. Adams Knoop.William lived in Lockport all his life, were he graduated from Lockport Senior High School in 1950. William began his 54 year career in banking with M and T Bank in 1951 after returning from service in the United States Army. He served in several different positions with M and T Bank during his career, but the most important position was that of a trusted friend…

                                                                                                                                                              • Kowalenko, Anna (Ostasz)

                                                                                                                                                                KOWALENKO - Anna (nee Ostasz)July 29, 2008, of Cheektowaga, NY; beloved wife of John Kowalenko; dearest mother of Irene Crimi, Richard, and Thaddeus (Annette) Kowalenko; dear grandmother of Damian Crimi, Danielle Sudberry, Richard S., Nicole and Valerie Kowalenko; great-grandmother of Tiffany, Alyssa and Damian Jr. Funeral Service from the BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3025 William St., near Union Rd., Cheektowaga, Saturday at 8:30 AM and in St. Josaphats Church at 9:00 AM. Family will be present Friday…

                                                                                                                                                                • Krissel, Gerry

                                                                                                                                                                  Gerry Krissel of Johnson City, N.Y. Gerry Krissel went to be with the Lord Wednesday, July 30th, 2008. She was born in Johnson City, N.Y. on June 24th, 1928. She was predeceased by her parents, Oscar Krissel and Grace Bates, her son, James Michael, and grandson, Aaron. Gerry is survived by her children, David R. Bidwell, Endicott, Nancy Roser, Kissimmee, Fla., and Tracy and Steve Clark, Crescent City, Fla. Also surviving her are two brothers, Oscar Krissel from Oregon, and Lynn Palmer, Endicott;…

                                                                                                                                                                  • Larstanna, Camillo T.

                                                                                                                                                                    Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave, Castleton Corners. on Friday. Mass of Christian Burial Holy Family Church 9:45 A.M. Interment Ocean View Cemetery. Friends will be received Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 A.M.

                                                                                                                                                                    • Lawrence, Donald Emery "Lawrence The Oilman"

                                                                                                                                                                      Lawrence, Donald Emery "Lawrence the Oilman" Rochester: U.S. Army Veteran.Born August 29, 1925 and entered into rest on July 28, 2008, after a long battle with cancer. He leaves to mourn his wife of 46 years, Evelyn Lawrence; two sisters, Carrie Dereath Lawrence of Jamaica, NY, Altheus (Beryl) Lawrence of Freeport, NY; sons, Donald (Shirley) Lawrence, Dean, Derrick and David Lawrence, all of Roch, NY, Leon Ambrose of Atlanta, GA, and Daniel Ambrose of Tupper Lake, NY; daughters, Donita (Joel)…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Lechanski, Irene T. (Steinert)

                                                                                                                                                                        LECHANSKI - Irene T. (Steinert)Of Hamburg, NY, July 30, 2008. Wife of the late Anthony J. Lechanski; mother of John (Nancy) and Michael (Elaine) Lechanski and Carol (Jeffrey) Blair; sister of the late Thaddeus and Stanley Steinert, Josephine Giardinia and Henry Steinert; grandmother of John, Anthony, Amy, Andrew, Daniel, Matthew, Thomas, Gregory and Lindsey; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call Thursday 7-9, Friday 2-4 and 7-9 at LOOMIS OFFERS &LOOMIS, INC. HAMBURG CHAPEL, 207 Main St.,…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Long, Marilyn

                                                                                                                                                                          Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton Friday 9:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Blessed Sacrament Church 10 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned & Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the

                                                                                                                                                                          • Loomis Sr., Kenneth L.

                                                                                                                                                                            (Albion) - Kenneth L. Loomis, Sr., age 77 years young, went home to his Lord Jesus Christ July 29, 2008. Ken is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Margaret Wright Loomis; children, Barbara "Barb" (David) Metsinger of Perry, Darl (Peter) Lagueras of Rochester, Kenneth "Ken" (Debbie) Loomis, Jr. of New Jersey, Juanita "Nita" (Denny) Hewitt of Perry, Beverly "Bev" Barrett of Scio, Helen (Dale) Tillson of Bremerton, WA, John (Sarah) Loomis of Albion, Donella…

                                                                                                                                                                            • Lopez, Matthew David Lee

                                                                                                                                                                              Infant Matthew David Lee Lopez went to Jesus on Tuesday, July 29, 2008 in Inter-Community Hospital.Beloved son of Juanita L. Lopez; cherished grandson of Paul and Juanita Szafranski and Patricia Fritz and Elizabeth Szafranski; dear nephew of Tonya and Sarah Wooley, Tiffany and Jan ZB. Szafranski, Michael Haitsch, Nicki and Nina Beiter and Joshua Lopez; Godson of Melissa Apolito; also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Predeceased by grandparents, Gerald R. Wheeler, Jan Szafranski; and cousin,…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Luna, Omar N.

                                                                                                                                                                                Luna, Omar N. Rochester: July 27, 2008. Calling today , Thursday 7-9 PM at Metropolitan Funeral Chapels, Inc., 109 West Ave. Funeral Service Friday 11:00 AM in the Chapel.

                                                                                                                                                                                • MARION C. FERGUSON

                                                                                                                                                                                  Marion C. Ferguson passed away Tuesday (July 29, 2008). She was predeceased by her husband, James, and grandson, Clint James Aguglia. She is survived by her children, Gail (Greg) Aguglia, Glenn W. (Sara) Ferguson; grandchildren, Jeffrey and Haley Aguglia, and Emily and Jeremy Ferguson; and several nieces and nephews. Marion was a secretary at Pfaudler Company for several years. She was never at a loss for words and always liked to joke. Marion loved talking about her experiences in New York City, where she…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Macartney, Robert J.

                                                                                                                                                                                    are invited to call Friday 2-4, 7-9 PM at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., 350 Genesee St., Avon where his Funeral Service will be held Saturday at 10 AM. Interment, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Fowlerville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Malloy, John

                                                                                                                                                                                      may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home Inc. 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd. in North Tonawanda on Thursday from 7-9 P.M. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 9:30 A.M. from Abundant Life Assembly of God, 1001 E. Robinson St. in North Tonawanda, the Rev. Donald R. Lacey will officiate, interment in Acacia Park Cemetery. If so desired memorials may be made to the Odd Fellow Nursing Home or Niagara Hospice. Guest register available at

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Marlinski, Raymond

                                                                                                                                                                                        MARLINSKI, Raymond - Happy 80th Birthday Moonjew. To us, you will always be young and handsome and feeling terrific. You are with us everyday. LOVE YOUR FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                                                                        • McCarthy Jr., Charles F.

                                                                                                                                                                                          McCARTHY, Charles F. Jr. Age 81, of Catalpa Dr., Horseheads, and formerly a longtime resident of Long Island, NY, passed away after a brief illness Tuesday, July 29, 2008. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary Our Mother Church, 816 W. Broad St., Horseheads, on Thursday, July 31, at 9:00 a.m. The Rev. Christopher E. Linsler, Celebrant. Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                          • McKenzie, Helen

                                                                                                                                                                                            Helen McKenzie passed away peacefully on July 28, 2008 at Tabor Manor Nursing Home. She was born May 11, 1914 in New Brunswick, Canada. Survived by her loving children, Bertha Campbell (Jack) of Niagara Falls, NY, Sybil Freeman (Glenn) of Fonthill, Canada, Rennie (Alison), Margaret Turner (Doug), Fred (Jeannie), Donald, all of St. Catharines and Brian (Cheryl) of Nova Scotia, Canada. Also survived by her 27 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren and daughter-in-law, Beverly (late John 1999). Helen was…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • McNally, Richard J.

                                                                                                                                                                                              McNALLY - Richard J. July 26, 2008. Husband of Carole (nee Brown); father of Philip McNally; brother of Walter G. McNally Jr., Charlotte Ann (Robert) Gronin and Thomas McNally. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 836-6500. Mr. McNally was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War, where he was the recipient of five Purple Hearts and three Bronze Stars. Online register at,

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Moore, Earl F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                PERU -- Earl F. Moore "Pa," 66, of Mannix Road, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh, surrounded by his family., He was born in Plattsburgh on Oct. 31, 1941, son of Arthur and Irene St. Germaine., Earl was a devoted father and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family. He enjoyed camping and race cars., Earl is survived by two sons, Scott K. Bouyea and his wife, Kimberly of Plattsburgh, Michael P. Bouyea and his companion, JoAnn Parker of Peru; four…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Morrison, Joseph Michael

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Joseph Michael Morrison, 66, passed away after a hard struggle with lung cancer, April 22, 2008 in Salem, OR. Joe was born November 15, 1941 in Buffalo. He graduated in 1959 from Tonawanda High School where he was an accomplished athlete and was elected into Student Council office all four years. He continued onto Syracuse University on a swimming scholarship.After graduating, Joe joined the Peace Corps where he spent most of his time in the Dominican Republic. He then moved to the West Coast, living in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Morse, Alvina

                                                                                                                                                                                                    MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., Committal Private Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Nerenberg, Albert

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton Saturday 9:45 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Roch's Church 10:30 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned & Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Notartomaso, Grace M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      NOTARTOMASO, Grace M. nee:Spallone Age 85, died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home, Thursday, July 31, from 5 to 8 p.m. A prayer service there Friday, at 9 a.m. followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church. Burial will follow in Sts. Peter &Paul's Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • O'Brien, Marian Bloom

                                                                                                                                                                                                        O'Brien, Marian Bloom Brighton/Honeoye Falls: July 29,2008 at age 99. Predeceased by parents, James and Cora Verdine; first husband, Edwin Bloom in 1966; second husband, McKendree O'Brien in 1985; son, Thomas A. Bloom in 1990. She is survived by her daughter, Lynda (Gene) Gibson; daughter in law, Elizabeth Bloom-Dunn; grandchildren, Thomas E. Bloom, Gina (Neal) Ludwig, Jamilyn (Jason) Moore, and Jimmy (Stephanie) Hicks; 9 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many dear friends.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • O'Dell, Francis Mark

                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Friday, August 1st, from 5 to 8 p.m. His funeral and committal services will follow at 8 p.m. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Otero, Apolonio

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Apolonio Otero on July 30, 2008. Beloved husband of Lillian (nee Bonano). Adored father of Sandro, Irving, Jamie, Jason and Ishmael. Cherished father-in-law of Veronica and Jack. Loving grandfather of thirteen grandchildren. Reposing at A. Azzara Funeral Home Inc., 183 Sand Lane, South Beach, S.I. Chapel Service Friday evening 8 P.M. Private cremation. Visting Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. A. Azzara Funeral Home, Inc. Family Owned & Operated since 1900

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • PHYLLIS C. DEBEAUVERNET

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Phyllis C. DeBeauvernet, 82, of 1190 State Route 66, Green Acres Trailer Court, passed away Wednesday (July 30, 2008) at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell, following a long illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Panaggio, Frances G. (Dimarzo)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Panaggio, Frances G. (DiMarzo) Greece: Suddenly July 29, 2008. Predeceased by her parents, Pasquale and Concetta DiMarzo; and her brother, Patsy DiMarzo. Survived by her daughters, Michele (Michael) Ippolito, Judy (Michael) Stillwell and Laurie (Jay) Locke; grandchildren, Michael, Cara Stillwell, Samantha and David Locke; sister, Angela (Lou) Basso; brothers, Samuel (Joyce) and Anthony (Carol) DiMarzo; sister-in-law, Joyce DiMarzo; many nieces, nephews and cousins. No prior calling. On Friday, relatives and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pangrazio, Ruby Jane (Smith)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  are invited to call Friday 2-4, 7-9 PM at the Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 W. Main St., Caledonia. Her Funeral Mass will be held Saturday at 10 A.M. at St. Columba Church, Caledonia. Interment Mumford Rural Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Noyes Center for Kidney Disease and Dialysis, 4616 Millenium Drive, Geneseo, NY 14454.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pedernales, Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton Saturday 9 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Clement's Church 9:45 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends will be received Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned & Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Pershing, George J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      are invited to attend a Memorial Service, Saturday August 9th at 2:00 PM at Union Congregational UCC, 14 North Main St., Churchville, NY 14428. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Union Congregational UCC or Churchville Fire Department in his memory.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pesar, Clarisse E. (Miller)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        may call, Friday, 1-3, 6-8pm at the funeral home of ALVAH HALLORAN &SON, 2125 Chili Ave. Funeral Mass, Saturday, 9:30am at St. Pius the Tenth Church. Interment, St. Pius the Tenth Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Eternal Word Television Network, 5817 Old Leeds Rd., Irondale, AL 35210.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Podlucky, Barbara Fullerton

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Polichetti, Anthony P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            POLICHETTI - Anthony P. July 28, 2008. Former husband of Susan Polichetti; loving father of Nichole (Charles) Forness, and Anthony C. (Melissa) Polichettl; dear brother of Steve. A (Carol), Louis (Betty Ann) and the Late Joseph (Patricia) Polichetti, also survived by several nieces and nephews. Friends received on Wednesday from 7-9 PM and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the NIGHTENGALE FUNERAL HOME, 1884 South Park Ave. (near Tifft) where services will be held on Friday at 9 AM followed by a Mass Of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Post, Dolly (Johnson)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Post - Dolly (nee Johnson)Of Blasdell, NY, July 29, 2008, beloved wife of the late Clayton J. Post; dearest mother of Richard C. (Susan) Post; loving grandmother of Mary K. (Andrew) MacGregor, Kristine R. (David) Rose, Michael (Marianne) Post; great-grandmother of nine; sister of the late Frank E. Johnson and Myra White Wilson. Family will be present Friday 2-4 and 7-9, at the, (Blasdell/Lackawanna Chapel), JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3450 South Park Ave., where funeral services will be held Saturday…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Preisch, James

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                James Preisch, 75, passed away February 23, 2008 in Hibbing, MN, where he resided for the last five years with his daughter, Cheryl and son-in-law, Richard. He was born in Lockport on November 28, 1932, son of William E. and Elsie C. (Bode) Preisch. He married Diana Poole on September 15, 1951 and they had two children, Cheryl Ann and David William. Working as a carpenter, Jim relocated his family to Tucson, AZ in 1963 where he could work year-round.Jim is survived by his daughter, Cheryl (Richard) Epps of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Prologo, Virginia M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Virginia M. Prologo of Annadale on July 29, 2008. Beloved wife of Joseph. Devoted mother of Gina and Steven. Cherished grandmother of Matthew, Hannah, Joseph and Stevie. Loving sister of Stephanie and Lorraine. Fond daughter of Margaret and the late Stephen. Reposing at Colonial Funeral Home, 2819 Hylan Blvd., corner of Tysens Lane. Visiting hours Thursday 7-9 and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Mass will be Saturday 9:30 A.M. at Gateway Cathedral Church. Interment Ocean View Cemetery.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Przybylak, Sophie (Skrobacz)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PRZYBYLAK - Sophie (Skrobacz)July 30, 2008; wife of the late Frank M. Przybylak; mother of David (Linda), James (Mary), Audrey (Dennis) Gleason, and the late Robert and Frank (Roxanne) Przybylak; grandmother of 17 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; sister of Rose Kusmierz, Frank (Ingrid) and Edward Kobylanski; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call Thursday 7-9 and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Buffalo Chapel) THOMAS H. MCCARTHY FUNERAL HOME, 1975 Seneca St (825-4454) where funeral will…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Pullano, Anthony M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      may call on Thursday from 3-8 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI and SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 MILITARY ROAD, NIAGARA FALLS, NY, where funeral services will begin on Friday, August 1st at 9:15 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00AM in Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Parish at St. Joseph Church, 1413 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY with Rev. William Allegretto, C.M. officiating. Entombment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Niagara Falls NY. Flowers are gratefully declined. If desired, memorial…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • RICHARD P. ‘RICHIE’ ZEH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Richard P. “Richie” Zeh, 97, passed away peacefully Tuesday (July 29, 2008) at the Livingston County Skilled Nursing Facility in Mt. Morris. Richie was born June 11, 1911, in Cohocton, a son of Samuel and Bertha (Geffers) Zeh. He was a graduate of the Cohocton High School. He served in the US Army during World War II from 1942-46. He married Helen Edwards on July 11, 1948, she predeceased him on Jan. 5, 2003. Richie was a self-employed carpenter working in the Cohocton area for over 50 years. In…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • RONALD ‘RONNIE’ NEU

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ronald "Ronnie" Neu, 51, passed away unexpectedly at work Sunday evening (July 7, 2008) in Arkport. Arrangements by the Hindle Funeral Home, Inc., 271 Main St., Dansville, are incomplete.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • RONALD ‘RON’ NEU

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ronald “Ron” Neu, 51, passed away unexpectedly at work Sunday morning (July 27, 2008). He was born in Dansville, on May 17, 1957, a son of Delorus and Ada Potter Neu. On Nov. 2, 1985, he was married to Lori Jacobs Neu, who survives. He was predeceased by his father, Delorus, and father in-law, Bart Jacobs. Ron worked for Spencer Farms in the Town of Dansville for over 20 years. He was a member and past president of the Dansville Fish and Game Club, a member of the Perkinsville Fish and Game Club and the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • RUBY L. CLEVELAND

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ruby L. Cleveland, 72, passed away peacefully Wednesday (July 30, 2008) at Highland Health Care Facility in Wellsville. Ruby was born Oct. 2, 1935, in Ponca City, Okla., a daughter of Jake and Dixie (Casteel) Page. She was a graduate of Ponca City High School and attended college at Oklahoma State University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in education. She went on to teach physical education in a Denver school for three years, and then moved to Dallas, where she roomed with her sister, Joyce, and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rainey Jr., Robert O. "Bob"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Rainey, Robert O. Jr. "Bob" Rochester/Minneapolis: July 26, 2008. Age 46. Predeceased by his father, Robert Sr. Survived by his mother, Mary Ellen Rainey; sisters, Robin Rainey Stanford, Linda and Sheiba Rainey; grandmother, Ina Rainey of Orlando; niece, Megan Bigham; nephews, Jordan &Ian Stanford. Bob was a graduate of Bishop Kearney High School and of the Xavier Ohio University. He was a sports news anchor for over 20 years in many US markets and currently in Minneapolis. Calling, Friday 4-8…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ralph J. Sterusky

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mr. Ralph J. Sterusky, 69, of Davis Road, Little Falls (town of Manheim), passed away on Tuesday afternoon, July 22, 2008, in Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown. He was born on August 18, 1938, in Little Falls, son of the late Samuel and Frances (Petkovsek) Sterusky, and graduated from St. Mary’s Academy, class of 1956. On December 27, 1985, he was joined in marriage with Sally “Sarah” Hadcock in the New Hope Christian Church, Dolgeville, a union of 22 years. He was formerly married to Irene Lyon…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rath, Marie E. (Steinhilper)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will receive friends on Friday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 784 Main Street, East Aurora, where Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 PM following the visitation hours. Those desiring may make memorials to St. Nicodemus Lutheran Church. Liberia &Four Rod Roads, Marilla, NY 14102 in memory of Marie E. Rath. Private interment in Holland Cemetery.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Roberts, Francis R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    FRANCIS R. ROBERTS, 86, of Route 11 in Champlain, died Monday, July 28, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh., He was born in Champlain, N.Y, Dec. 25, 1921, son of the late Wilfred and Elizabeth (Abare) Roberts., Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family., Arrangements have been entrusted to the Heald Funeral Home, 48 Court St., Plattsburgh.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Robinson, Frances

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Frances (nee Reif) Robinson, age 89, of the Erie County Home in Alden, July 29, 2008 in Erie County Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Elizabeth (nee Brummel) Reif. She was the sister of the late John and Nicholas Reif, Rose Grunzweig; and sister of Lee Aymes. Survived by many nieces and nephews.No prior visitation. Funeral services will be held at the Fretthold Funeral Home, Inc., 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd. in North Tonawanda on Friday at 12 Noon. Interment in Acacia Park…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ross, Mary W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        may call at HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, N. Fourth and Ridge Sts., Lewiston on Friday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM. An Eastern Star Service will be conducted at 7:00 PM. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, August 2, 2008 at 11:00 AM in the First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston, 505 Cayuga St., Lewiston, with the Rev. John Timmerman officiating. Memorials may be made to the Lewiston Volunteer Fire Co. #1 Ambulance Fund, 145 N. 6th St. P.O. Box 748, Lewiston, NY 14092 or to the First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ross, Mary W. (Williams)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ROSS - Mary W. (nee Williams)Of Lewiston, NY. July 29, 2008; wife of the late James W. Ross; mother of Norman (Victoria) Ross, Janice (Frank) Coscia and Suzanne Ross; also survived by 8 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews; predeceased by several brothers and sisters. Friends may call at the HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, INC. North Fourth &Ridge Sts., Lewiston, Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Services will be held Saturday at 11 AM at the First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston, 505…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rossi Jr., Aldo Anthony

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Aldo Anthony Rossi Jr. "BIG AL" of Binghamton Aldo A. Rossi Jr., 42, died July 27, 2008 in the line of duty in Port Dickinson while serving the community. Aldo was born on February 12, 1966. He was predeceased by his mother, Sheila in 1997. Aldo is survived by his loving wife, Renee' (Willerton) Rossi; his father, Aldo Rossi Sr., Ariz.; two sisters, Aldeana Rossi, Nev., Sherry Rossi, Binghamton; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Rick Rossi, Binghamton, Jason and Christina Rossi, Nichols,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rountree, John Albert "Jack"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Jack Rountree, 89, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Monday, July 28, 2008 at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, after a brief illness.Jack was born on August 28, 1918 in Niagara Falls, NY to the late Alexander and Mary (Walsh) Rountree, and attended Our Lady of the Rosary Grammar School and St. Mary's High School. He married Ruth McMahon at Sacred Heart Church on December 26, 1942. Jack served his country in World War II with the US Army as a medical corpsman in both the European and Pacific…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Russo, Joan Carol (Benthin)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Joan Carol (Benthin) Russo, 73, of Medina, NY and Phoenix, AZ, passed July 26, 2008. Joan is survived by her mother, Lena May Benthin; sister, Irene Brown; brother, Fritz Benthin; daughters, Sandy Watkins and Kathy Swander; son-in-laws, Jerry Swander and Greg Edwards; grandchildren, Arthur Watkins, Josh Mischung, Krysta Watkins, Caleb Mischung, Katie Watkins, Eric Swander, Heather Gray. Joan touched many lives and gave all that she could to every person she knew. Mom - you will be remembered by many and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Schatt, Lillianne (Beauvais)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Schreiber, Jean Anne (Schultz) (McCoy)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Schreiber, Jean Anne (McCoy) (Schultz) Rio Rancho, NM: Passed away on July 26, 2008 at her home in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. She was born on December 25th, 1938 in Rochester, NY and attended St Ambrose grammar school. She graduated from Nazareth Academy High School in 1956. Yes, a Christmas baby and a true gift to all who were touched by her. Jean was a manicurist and pedicurist for over 30 years and was loved by all her clients and work mates. Late in life Jean became a well known water color artist in an…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Schulmerich, Frances J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      are invited to attend a Memorial Mass Saturday, August 9, 2008, at 10:00AM at St. Christopher's Church, 3350 Union St., North Chili, NY 14514. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Contributions to Ogden Senior Center or Ferris Goodridge American Legion Post #330 in her memory.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Shults, William R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will be present to receive friends Friday 2-4 and 7-9 at BEACH-TUYN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5541 Main St. (at Cayuga Rd.), Williamsville. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Saturday morning at 10:45 in SS Peter &Paul Church (Williamsville). Please assemble at church. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial donations may be made to the William R. and Josephine Shults Scholarship Fund at Hilbert College, 5200 South Park Ave., Hamburg, NY 14075 or Hospice Foundation.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sims, Helen L. (Easley)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Siplin, Dawn R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Siplin, Dawn R. Rochester: July 28, 2008 at age 49. Predeceased by her mother, Carolyn Siplin; grandparents and two aunts. Forever cherished by her brother, Michael (Nancy) Siplin; sister, Linda Siplin; uncle, William Siplin; aunt, Mary Siplin; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives. Calling hours, Friday, 5-7PM, at the funeral home. Funeral Service, Saturday, 12 Noon at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 141 Adams St. Interment, White Haven Memorial Park, Perinton. To share memories and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Skipworth, William F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Stanhope, Ellen L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Stanhope, Ellen L. Rochester: Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at age 91. She was a longtime resident of Schenectady, NY before moving to Rochester in 2004. Ellen is predeceased by her husband, Alden H. Stanhope. She is survived by her children, Janeen (Robert) Marquez of Fairport, NY, Sheila Stanhope of Albany, NY, A. Thomas (Cynthia) Stanhope of Louisville, KY and Michael (Karen) Stanhope of Fairport, NY; 10 grandchildren, Keith (Trina) Marquez of Penfield, NY, Robin (Bruce) Holmes of Nashua, NH, Denise Marquez of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Steven R. Svec

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Steven R. Svec, 57, of Port Ewen, died Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at Benedictine Hospital after a short illness. A 1969 graduate of Corning West, he was a U.S. Army veteran who owned and operated a transport company. Survivors include his wife, Ann Svec; two daughters, Stefanie Tucker of Saugerties and Shannon Svec of Alexandria, Va.; and a sister, Barbara Vogt of Painted Post. Calling hours are 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 at Keyser Funeral Service, 216 Broadway, Port Ewen. Services will be held at 11…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stewart, Frederick C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    may call at the Fuller Funeral Home, 190 Buffalo St., Canandaigua, Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. where services will follow at 11:00. Burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery, Livonia. Contributions may be made to the Canandaigua Emergency Squad.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sweazey, Wilbur "Bill"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Wilbur "Bill" Sweazey of Susquehanna, Pa. Wilbur "Bill" Sweazey, 79, of Susquehanna, Pa., formerly of Millington, N.J., passed away June 23, 2008. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, August 2, 2008, at the United Methodist Community Church, Great Bend, Pa., with Pastor Donald W. Littleton officiating.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sweetheimer, Bernice

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sweetheimer, Bernice Poway, CA: Bernice Sweetheimer, 81, of Poway, CA passed away July 29 2008. She was predeceased by her husband of 43 years, Nelson, in 1986. They were long time residents of Rochester, New York before retiring to Poway in 1981. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Escondido. Mrs. Sweetheimer is survived by daughters, Judy Sweetheimer and Donna Sweetheimer both of Poway; a son, Les Sweetheimer of Poway; a sister, Gertrude Fuller of Rochester, NY; a brother, Howard Sattora of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Teeter, Cynthia Ann

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Teeter, Cynthia Ann Age 43 of Elmira, NY, was given the hand of her Lord, and placed by his side Wednesday, July 30th, 2008, at Strong Medical Center, Rochester, NY. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. and are incomplete at this time.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Thompson, Michael R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SARANAC LAKE -- Mr. Michael R. Thompson, 50, of Saranac Lake died July 27, 2008, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., the victim of an automobile accident., Survivors include his wife, Cynthia of Saranac Lake, N.Y.; a son, Craig Thompson of Ogdensburg, N.Y.; his mother, Mrs. Marlene Thompson of Canton, N.Y.; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Gary and Mary Thompson of Englewood, CO, Wayne and Michelle Thompson of Potsdam, Scott and Sally Thompson of Taylorsville, GA; several aunts, uncles and cousins., Michael was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Tomlinson, Joseph N.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tomlinson, Joseph N. Rochester: July 30, 2008. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Mary Alice Tomlinson; 3 daughters, Sarah (Richard Dowds) Tomlinson of East Aurora, NY, Joan (Bob) Bloch of Broadview Heights, OH, &Carole (Chuck) Berry of Cedar Falls, IA; grandchildren, Adam &Julie Bloch, Susannah Dowds, &Diana &Elise Berry; brothers &sisters-in-law, also nieces &nephews. Joseph graduated from Lehigh Univ., was a retired engineer at Kodak with 40 years of service, played clarinet…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Trudeau, John P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ALTONA -- John P. Trudeau, 44, of Rand Hill Road in Altona, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born in Plattsburgh on July 30, 1963, son of Donald K. and Edna (Hayes) Trudeau Sr., John was a graduate of Northern Adirondack Central School where he was active in sports, including wrestling and baseball. He enjoyed outdoor sports including hunting, fishing and horseshoes. John enjoyed the woods, especially his farm. He was a self-employed contractor, owning and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Turek, Walter J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Timothy?s RC Church on Friday morning at 11. Walter loved his family, friends and laughter. Guest registry available at .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Vincent, Dorothy H. (Piechowiak)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wanderlich, James P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    . Arrangements by ERIE COUNTY CREMATION SERVICE, 824-6435.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Wardell, Barbara (Krna)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Wells, Ralph D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ralph D. Wells of Greene Ralph D. Wells, 70, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton. He was predeceased by his parents, Harold and Thelma Wells. Ralph is survived by his wife, Georgia Pomeroy; two sons and a daughter-in-law, David Wells, Kenneth and Maura Wells; two daughters and a son-in-law, Christine and Edward Mandell and Theresa Wells; stepdaughter, Amber and her husband, Rocky Rockwell; grandchildren, Caitlyn Wells, Ryan and Kyle Mandell, Christopher and William Mandell,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wenzel, Helmut

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          WENZEL, Helmut -In loving memory of our father and grandfather who passed away two years ago today. Not a day goes by that we forget you. We miss you more every day. Your big warm smile, your kind and gentle ways. Dear God take this message to our Father in Heaven above. Tell him how much we miss him and give him all our love. LOVE NICK AND ANN, LAURA AND MIKE, GRANDCHILDREN JESSICA, CHRISTINA AND JOSEPH,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Willis, James John

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Willis, James John Rochester: July 24, 2008, at age 96; formerly of Brighton. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Willis; niece, Janice (Les) Stevely; great-niece, Cheri Trimble; other nieces and nephews. Jim was a Draftsman at Stromberg-Carlson. A private family service will be held at White Haven Memorial Park. Anthony Funeral & Cremation Chapels Webster 872-6380

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Wing, Sandra L. (Geist)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              WING - Sandra L. (nee Geist)July 30, 2008 of the Town of Tonawanda N.Y. Beloved wife of Kevin M. Wing; loving mother of Michelle (Derek) Loperfido and Michael (Amber) and Danielle E. Wing; grandmother of Abigail, Maryn and Evan; sister of Shirley (Richard) Bickel, Lois (Douglas) Farley, Diane (Rodney) Burnett, Donald (Karen) and Wayne (Susan) Geist; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Friends may call Thursday from 1-3 and 6-9 PM at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT INC., FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Winnick, Stanley Paul

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Catatonk with Rev. William Moorby officiating on Saturday, August 2, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. with burial to follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, August 1, 2008, at Estey, Munroe &Fahey Funeral Home, 137 Main Street, Candor. All friends and family are welcome to attend a celebration of his life to be held at the Candor Fire Hall on Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Wisz, Dorita S. (Hulshuis)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WISZ - Dorita S. (nee Hulshuis)Of West Seneca, NY. July 30, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Stanley E.; dearest mother of Linda (Carm) Gruttadauria, Mark (Patti) Johannesen, Lori (Robert) Kratzer, Rosemarie (Joseph) Occhino and Wendy (Mark) Kiczewski; grandmother of Bonnie, Erik, Brandon, Kristine, Amanda, and Evan; great-grandmother of Austin and Kolin; sister of the late Rosemarie Deichler; also survived by her loving pet Happy. No prior visitation, a Memorial Service will be held Friday morning at 11 AM…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wolf, Michael J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Michael J. Wolf, age 21, of the City of Tonawanda, died unexpectedly Sunday, July 27, 2008. He is survived by his loving daughter, Mercedes Marie Wolf; his parents, Dean and Katherine Wolf, Starlit and Salvatore Serra; his sister and brother, Sarah and Sal and his grandparents, John and Bonita Wolf. Also survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins.There will be no prior visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, August 2nd at 10 AM in St. Francis…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Yocum, Marjorie R. (Stroh)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Young, Glenn A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        may call from 2-4 and 7-9 PM on Friday (August 1st) at the Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home, 127 East Miller Street, Newark. Funeral services will be at 2 PM on Saturday (August 2nd) at the funeral home. Burial will be in East Palmyra Cemetery. Memorials in his name may be made to East Palmyra Fire Department or the East Palmyra Presbyterian Church. Remembrances may be sent to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Zahorian, Helen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ZAHORIAN, Helen Ruth (McIntire, Comfort) Was born July 21, 1917 in Quimby, Iowa, the daughter of the late Alvah and Jenny (Brownmiller) McIntire, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 28, 2008, at the Green Home in Wellsboro, PA at the age of 91. Funeral services honoring her life will be held at the Olthof Funeral Home the following day at 11:00 a.m. Her Pastor, the Reverend Douglas Hodge, will celebrate Helen's service. Interment will follow in the Alder Run Cemetery, Millerton, PA. Memorial…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Zemanek, Robert

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Robert Zemanek of Binghamton Robert Zemanek, age 90, passed away on Tuesday morning, July 29, 2008, at the Wilson Memorial Hospital. He is predeceased by his parents, Louis and Mary Zemanek; one sister, Ethel Burns. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jackie (Mathews); two children, a son, Robert and Claudia Zemanek, Lodi, N.Y.; a daughter, Karen and John Byers, Moscow, Idaho; grandchildren, Robert Zemanek Jr., Ithaca, and Anna and John Byers, Moscow, Idaho; also nieces and nephews and cousins. Robert…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Zmyslo, Maryann M. (Lewandowski)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Barres, Kenny William

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Beach, Harry W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Benjamin Jr., David A. "Benji"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Bertolino, Barbara F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Beuttenmuller, Catherine (Ryan)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Bolan Jr., Richard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Boniface Jr., Alfred J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Bovee, Anthony N. (Tony)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Boyle, Raeann

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Buckley, Dorothy R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Burns, Marion Capozzi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Butler, Frederick J.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Chancey Jr., Hugh N.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Clark, Ronald Roger

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Collazo, Oscar

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • David, Sophie Jassak

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • DeGrassi, Giuliano

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • DiFulio, Mary Grace Scalzo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Donovan, Robert D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Dreifuss, June E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Dygert, Helen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ervin, Ellen C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Fabio, Dominick C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Fine, Allen D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Fuller, Robert H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Gilvey, Mary Ann

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Grossi, Anthony P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Hartnett, Stanley John

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Hunter, Thomas

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Jerew, Elaine Fremgen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kazlowski, Jessie B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kingsley, Frederick Edward

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kinney, Katherine T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Kitchell, Frank M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Kite Jr., Dr. William Casper

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Kowalewski, Joan Emily

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Krainin, Jane M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Kuhn, Jeffrey M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • LePage, Loretta M.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lemperle, Helen Mullin

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lynch, Michael W. "Mick"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Marin, Doris V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Matte, Billie Mae

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Matuska Sr., John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Mazzella, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mazzoli, Edward

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Moro, Dominick Michael

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mullins, Marie T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Nicolazzi, Catherine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • O'Neal, Leeland R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Oster, Ronald E.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pennisi, Terry Allen

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pixley, Mildred K. "Millie"

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Regina, Frank

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Restey, Virginia M.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Stout, William

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Thomas, John Edward

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Troisi, Mathilda Ann "Tillie"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Vadala, Guy J.