Monday, August 4, 2008

New York Daily Obituaries 08/04/08


Alice (Watson, McMaster) McEachern, 83, passed away peacefully Saturday (July 26, 2008) in Arlington, Texas. Alice was born March 14, 1925, in Groveland; she lived in the Dansville area all her life until 2001, when she moved to Texas. She was very proud of her family and loved to fly, earning her pilot’s license at the age of 47 and becoming a member of the all-female Flying 99’s. She was predeceased by her two husbands, Ward McMaster and Thomas McEachern, and her son, Butch McMaster. Alice is survived…


    Arthur Thomas Moran Jr., honorary mayor of West William Street, passed away at home Wednesday (July 30, 2008) surrounded by his loving family. He was born to Arthur T. and Mourette (Bernard) Moran, Aug. 6, 1925. He was the older of the first triplets born in General Hospital, Greenville, S.C. He was known for lending a helping hand, a shoulder to lean on and always thinking of others first. Art considered family to be the most important thing in his life.  He was dedicated to his community, volunteering at…

    • Aldridge, Esther L.

      Aldridge, Esther L. Williamson/Victor: Went home to be with her Lord on August 2, 2008, in her 76th year. Survived by her loving and devoted family: sisters, Carolyn Aldridge of Victor, Ruth (Marvin) Harter of Victor; brothers, Albert Aldridge of Victor, Gilbert (Nancy) Aldridge of Victor; nieces, nephews, and her church family. Predeceased by her parents, Gilbert W. and Olive (Boughton) Aldridge; sister, Mary Damaske. She was a graduate of SUNY Geneseo, and was a fifth grade teacher for 38 years in the…

      • Andrews, Glenn G.

        PLATTSBURGH -- Glenn G. Andrews, 68, of South Catherine Street, passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at Meadowbrook Healthcare Facility in Plattsburgh. He was born in Plattsburgh Feb. 6, 1940, son of the late George R. and Marie (Dapo) Andrews., Glenn was a veteran of Vietnam, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a graduate of Our Lady of Victory Academy and was later employed as a New York State Correction Officer, retiring from Altona Correctional Facility in April of 1995. Glenn was an avid outdoorsman.,…

        • 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,…

          • Arnold, A. June

            A. June Arnold of Apalachin A Memorial Service for A. June Arnold will be held Wednesday, August 6 at 11 a.m. at St. Margaret Mary's Church in Apalachin, N.Y. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 9 - 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will immediately follow at Riverside Cemetery on Marshland Rd. in Apalachin. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in June's memory to the Ronald McDonald House of Central New York, 1027-29 East Genesee Street, Syracuse, N.Y. 13210 ( ).…

            • Aversa, Agostino

              • Banner, Katherine D.

                Katherine D. Banner of Watkins Glen, N.Y. Katherine D. Banner, age 92, of Watkins Glen, N.Y., went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 28, 2008. A memorial service for Katherine will be held Saturday, August 9, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. at Christ The King Lutheran Church, 499 Plaza Drive, Vestal, New York. All are invited to a luncheon following the service. For further information, directions, etc., please call David Banner at (607) 341-4122 or contact him by e-mail at You may sign a…

                • Bechtold, Elmer P.

                  may call MONDAY from 2-4 and 7-9PM at the DiPonzio Funeral Home, Inc., 219 Spencerport Road, Gates. On Tuesday morning, August 5, friends are invited to attend his Funeral Services at 9:00 in First Bible Baptist Church, 990 Manitou Road. Interment at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer's Assoc., 435 E. Henrietta Rd., 14620, in his memory.

                  • Bennett, Gary W.

                    the Hanley Funeral Home, 60 New Dorp Lane, Wednesday 10:00 A.M. Service at the Funeral Home 11:00 A.M. Interment Ocean View Cemetery. Friends will be received Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers contributions to the M.S. Society, 733 3rd Avenue, NY, NY, 10017, would be appreciated.

                    • Bergeron, Catherine

                      may call at Jennings, Nulton & Mattle Funeral Home, 1704 Pen-field Rd., Tuesday, 4-7 PM. Catherine's Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, 10:30 AM in the chapel of the Sisters of Mercy Motherhouse, 1437 Blossom Rd., Rochester. Interment, Oakwood Cemetery. To light a candle of remembrance for Catherine, please visit:

                      • Bernard A. Taverni

                        Mr. Bernard A. Taverni, “Mims”, 88, formerly of Highland Avenue, 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…

                        • Boucher, Steven L.

                          Boucher, Steven L. Rochester: August 1, 2008. Survived by his children, Lara (Keith) Parker, Aaron Boucher, and Dana Boucher; granddaughters, Sophia and Anneliese Parker; brothers, Paul (Elaine) and Lawrence (Cheryl) Boucher; mother of his children, Diana Boucher; nieces and nephews. Steve was a graduate of Aquinas Institute and Roberts Wesleyan College. He worked as a drug and alcohol counselor for the V.O.A. No prior calling. Steve's Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, 10 AM in St. Ann's Church…

                          • Boyer, Michael D.

                            • Brannen, Michael R.

                              Michael R. Brannen, 85, a Lewiston resident and Niagara Falls industrialist who transformed a marginal chemical company into today's Niacet Corporation, died Friday, August 1, 2008 at home, surrounded by his loving family while under care of Niagara Hospice.Told to sell Union Carbide Corp.'s Niacet operations in Niagara Falls in 1978, Mike, as he preferred to be called, bought the plant himself, ending a 30-year career with Carbide to manage his new company. He served as president and chief…

                              • Brennan, Edward F.

                                2-5 and 7-9 P.M. Contributions in his memory may be made to Fisher House Foundation , would be greatly appreciated.

                                • Buchanan, Clair E.

                                  and friends are invited to call Tuesday, August 5, 2008, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held there on Wednesday, August 6, 2008, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park with Full Military Honors.

                                  • Buchner, Ronald H.

                                    Ronald H. Buchner, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Monday, August 4, 2008, at his home, under the care of his family and Niagara Hospice. He was born in Niagara Falls, NY on October 29, 1939, the son of the late Floyd H. and Clara (Galley) Buchner.Ron graduated from Niagara Falls High School and served with the US Marine Corp, from 1958 until 1961. He was employed for many years with the Mentholatum Co. and later with BOC Edwards. Ron was a 4th Degree member of the Knight of Columbus, Council #247,…

                                    • Byerly, Florence A.

                                      FLORENCE A. BYERLYFlorence A. Byerly (nee Donner) age 82, of North Tonawanda, passed away unexpectedly Thursday July 31, 2008.Mrs. Byerly was born December 10, 1925 in North Tonawanda, the daughter of the late Henry and Hazel Donner.Mrs. Byerly was a very active member of Friedens United Church of Christ; she was president of the church's Women's Fellowship, member of the altar guild and she also chaired many committees at the church. Mrs. Byerly was active with both the North Tonawanda and the…

                                      • Campbell, Loa M.

                                        may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home Inc. 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd. in North Tonawanda on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 10:30 AM from St. Mark's Lutheran Church and the Rev. Patrick McKenzie will officiate. Interment in St. Mark Lutheran Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. If so desired, memorials may be made to St. Mark Lutheran Church.

                                        • Casola, Leonard J.

                                          • Cayea, James W.

                                            ELLENBURG DEPOT -- James W. Cayea, 74, of the Plank Rd., Ellenburg Depot died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008 at CVPH Medical Center, Plattsburgh., Born in Altona on Jan. 9, 1934, he was the son of James Wilfred and Ida (Miller) Cayea., Mr. Cayea graduated from Ellenburg Central School. He was employed as a bus driver for Northern Adirondack Central School for many years. He was also employed for the NYS Dept. of Corrections in Dannemora and retired in 1990 after 35-1/2 years of service. He was known as a jack of…

                                            • Charles G. Squire Jr.

                                              On July 25, Charles G. Squire Jr., of Brooksville, Fla., formerly of Ilion, lost his courageous battle with cancer. He was 74. Chuck was educated in East Frankfort schools and graduated from Ilion High School, class of 1950. Shortly after graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He was stationed in Germany during the Korean War and worked as a photographer. Upon returning to the states, he served many years in the Army Reserves. Chuck enjoyed a 34-year career at General Electric in Utica, working in…

                                              • 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…

                                                • Christine Margetiak Pecoroni

                                                  Christine Margetiak Pecoroni, 91, died on July 1, 2008, at Bridgeport Hospital/Hospice in Bridgeport, Conn. She was the mother of Richard W. Pecoroni of Stratford, Conn., and the aunt of John Mizerak and Anne Mizerak Paraka of Little Falls. Born Christina Margetiak on August 6, 1916, in Myjava, Slovakia, to the late Betty Sadak Osley and Paul Margetiak, she is half sister to the late Betty Osley Mizerak and Anna Osley. She is full sister to the late Sue Margetiak Hydusek and Kati Margetiak Klasovita and…

                                                  • Claffey Sr., Gordon B.

                                                    may call Wednesday from 4-8 PM in the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo Ave., where prayers will be recited 9:15 AM Thursday, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Mary of the Cataract R.C. Church. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Town of Lewiston. Flowers graciously declined. Memorials, if desired, may be made to Hospice Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227-1480.

                                                    • Coles, Carolyn M. "Carrie" (Konwisarz)

                                                      Coles, Carolyn M. "Carrie" (Konwisarz) Gates: Passed away Saturday, August 2, 2008, at age 91. Predeceased by her husband, Robert W. Coles, and brother, Theodore Konwisarz. She is survived by her loving children, Carol Ann (Lawrence) Larkin, William Coles, and Ron (Patti Moll) Coles; 5 grandchildren, Carrie, Christopher, and Jennifer Larkin, David and Peter Coles; and 12 great-grand-children, Sonora, Rayna, Taryn, Ashley, Aspen, Austin, Tyler, Jack, Kelsey, Christian, Kate, and Sam. A special…

                                                      • Colosimo, John A.

                                                        John A. Colosimo on July 30, 2008. Beloved father of Annette Abney and Yvette Williams. Fond brother of the late Annette. Cherished grandfather of Brittany, Ashley, Miranda, Kayla, Jimmy, Jackson and one great-granddaughter Julianna. A blessing will be conducted at the Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home, 1289 Forest Ave, P.R., Today at 11:30 A.M. A private cremation will follow. Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home Family Owned

                                                        • Cornell, Frank B.

                                                          on Tuesday. Instead of flowers: memorial contributions may be made to Forest Lake Baptist Church, RR 2 Box 79, Montrose, Pa. 18801 in memory of Frank.

                                                          • Cossa, Ettore H.

                                                            will be held on Monday, August 4, from 1-3 and 6-9 p.m. at David T. Ferguson Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, August 5, at St. Mary's Church in Washingtonville, NY. Burial will be in Long Island National Cemetery. Arrangements under the care of the David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, 20 North St., Washingtonville, NY 10992, 845-496-9106.

                                                            • Daniels, Alice L.

                                                              • Davis, Maurice L.

                                                                DAVIS, Maurice L. Age 51, of 347 Woodlawn Ave., Elmira, NY, passed away Friday, August 1, 2008, unexpectedly at home. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family.

                                                                • DeGeorge, Donald D.

                                                                  may call Monday 4 -7 PM at the JOHN M. HEDGES FUNERAL HOME, 1717 Portland Ave. (at the corner of Portland Ave. and Ridge Rd. E.). Funeral Mass Tuesday at 10:45 AM at Peace of Christ Parish at St. Ambrose Church. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the School of the Holy Childhood.

                                                                  • DeSantis, Arthur

                                                                    MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., on Thursday 9 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Our Lady of Pity Church 9:30 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday 7-9 P.M. and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. WWW.MATTHEWFUNERALHOME.COM

                                                                    • 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.,…

                                                                      • DiNardo, Michael T.

                                                                        may call Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at the Bates, Wallace and Heath Funeral Home, 38 State St., Middleport. Funeral services will be held Monday at 10:00 AM at Holy Trinity Parish (St. Stephen?s RC Church), 21 Vernon St., Middleport, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Joseph Fifagrowicz. Burial will be in St. Stephen?s Cemetery, Middleport, NY. Memorials to the charity of one?s choice would be appreciated by the family.Visit to sign guest register.

                                                                        • Duckworth, Grace (Polito)

                                                                          • Dumas, Floyd J.

                                                                            FLOYD J. DUMAS, 72, of Ashley Road, Beekmantown, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh., hours will be Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 1 p.m. from Brown Funeral Home Chapel., A full obituary will appear in the Monday Press-Republican., Online condolences may be made at

                                                                            • Elaine A. Cleveland

                                                                              Elaine A. Cleveland, 88, of Hornell, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008 at St. James Mercy Hospital. She was employed as a nurse’s aid at St. James Mercy, the former Bethesda Community Hospital in North Hornell and Home Health Care Services in Hornell. Survivors include five sons, James Cleveland of Keuka Lake; Jon Cleveland, Joseph Cleveland and Jan Cleveland, all of Hornell; and Kelly Cleveland of Denver, Colo. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6 at St. Ignatius Loyola…

                                                                              • Elizabeth Richardson Vanasse

                                                                                Elizabeth Richardson Vanasse, 86, seamstress and wife of Robert James Vanasse, died Wednesday, July 2, 2008, at Georgetown Healthcare, Georgetown, Ky. She was born in Hawkinsville, Ga., and the daughter of the late Frances Dykes and Burell King Richardson. She was a past Matron of the Eastern Star in Dolgeville N.Y. She is survived by one son, Robert Bills of California; and four stepchildren, Lisa Vanasse, Rachel Wilson, and Faith Thogode and Robert Vanasse, all of New York state; two cherished…

                                                                                • FLORENCE WILSON COOK

                                                                                  Florence Wilson Cook, 102, of 83 Stone Road, Rochester, in the Town of Greece, passed away Tuesday (July 29, 2008) at Westgate Nursing Home, Rochester. Born in Hancock, May 16, 1906, she was the daughter of Adam P. and Celia VanEtten Wilson. She was a graduate of Addison High School and was a long-time member of the Bethany Presbyterian Church of Greece. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Harold Sherwood, and second husband, Alfred A. (Pete) Cook. Also preceding her in death were sons David and…

                                                                                  • Feldman, Loretta M. Hess (Kruse)

                                                                                    FELDMAN - Loretta M. Hess (nee Kruse)Of Hamburg, formerly of West Valley, August 2, 2008, wife of the late John H. Hess and Clement M. Feldman; loving mother of Janice (Lorne) Woodworth, Robert, James (Christine), Kathleen, Lawrence (Peggy), Ronald (Linda) and Gerald (Denise) Hess; stepmother of Paul (Teresa) Feldman and Joyce (Gary) Barrow; sister of Thelma (late Walter Pat) Gerwitz, Doris (Charles) Mohr and the late Milford Bud (Dorothy) and Raymond Kruse; also survived by 16 grandchildren and 25…

                                                                                    • Ferrantini, Thomas M.

                                                                                      FERRANTINI - Thomas M. Of West Seneca, NY, suddenly, July 28, 2008, son of the late Dominic and Eleanor Ferrantini; dearest brother of Roy Ferrantini and Ann (Roderic) Greene. No prior visitation. Arrangements by the CURTIN FUNERAL HOME, INC.,

                                                                                      • Ferris, Mark

                                                                                        may call from 2-4 and 6-8 Thursday at the Taylor and Reynolds Funeral Home, corner of Transit and Niagara Streets in Lockport, where the funeral service will be held at 8:00 p.m. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

                                                                                        • Fose, Darleen E.

                                                                                          Darleen E. Fose, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Sunday, August 3, 2008, in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Niagara Falls, NY, on June 19, 1940, the daughter of the late Norman and Evelyn E. (Holland) Fose.Darleen is survived by two brothers, Leroy and Jack Fose; one sister, Annette Gaze; and many nieces and nephews.A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 12:00 PM at the NCP-Niagara House, 9155 Lockport Road, Niagara Falls, NY. Interment in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lewiston,…

                                                                                          • Foster, Charles G.

                                                                                            Charles G. Foster of Johnson City Charles G Foster, 46, of Johnson City, went to be with the Lord Saturday morning, August 2, 2008, at his home. He was predeceased by his parents, Donald and Dorothy Foster; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Gordon and Ann Truman. He is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Karen Foster; one son, Donald Foster; one stepson, BillyJoel Spangenburg; one great-niece; the joy of his heart, Alison Hartman, all of Johnson City; one brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Melody…

                                                                                            • Fouchie, Kevin

                                                                                              FOUCHIE, Kevin -To our son and brother its only been one year but youre forever in our hearts. Missing you more today than yesterday but not as much as tomorrow. Our love always. DAD, MOM, RENEE AND KELLY,

                                                                                              • Frasier, Miriam J. (MacLeod)

                                                                                                at HOY FUNERAL HOME, INC. Interment in St. Matthews Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to a Memorial Service, Tuesday evening at 7 PM at Calvary Heights Baptist Church, 981 Bowen Rd., Elma, NY. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials to Hospice Buffalo, Inc. appreciated.,

                                                                                                • Frothingham, Anthony "Tony"

                                                                                                  may call Saturday, August 9, from 3-6 PM at Jennings, Nulton &Mattle Funeral Home, 1704 Penfield Rd., Penfield. Services will be held privately. Those wishing may contribute to Shepherd Home, 1959 Five Mile Line Road, Penfield, NY 14526. To light a candle of remembrance please to go

                                                                                                  • Gary H. Kiddney

                                                                                                    Mr. Gary H. Kiddney, 67, of Sandy Lane Road, town of Little Falls, passed away at his home on 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. He was also at one time employed with Chicago Pneumatic, Utica. He was formerly…

                                                                                                    • Giancursio, Evelyn

                                                                                                      may attend a Memorial Service 11:15 AM Tuesday at Farrell-Ryan Funeral Home, 777 Long Pond Road (between English and Latta). In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may contribute to Hildebrand Hospice Care Center.

                                                                                                      • Gillen, Matthew R.

                                                                                                        Gillen, Matthew R. Honeoye: August 2, 2008, at age 55. Predeceased by parents George B. and Della Shutts Gillen. Survived by his brothers, Scott (Elaine) Gillen of Shortsville, Kippley (Nancy) Gillen of Honeoye, Brett (Kathy) Gillen of Fairport, Timothy (Eileen) Gillen of Canandaigua; several nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass, Wednesday, August 6, 11 AM at St. Mary's Church, Rte. 20A, Honeoye. Burial, Canadice Hill Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the School of the Holy Childhood.

                                                                                                        • Gregory, Anthony R.

                                                                                                          Anthony R. Gregory "Big Ant" on August 3, 2008. Beloved son of Lorenzo and Catherine Gregory. Dear brother of William, Daniel, Keith, Loren and countless other "brothers and sisters". Loving grandson of Patricia Good of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Reposing at A. Azzara Funeral Home Inc., 183 Sand Lane, South Beach, S.I. Funeral Mass at Holy Rosary Church on Friday 9:30 A.M. Visiting Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Complete…

                                                                                                          • Grosse, Paul P.

                                                                                                            GROSSE - Paul P. Of Cheektowaga, August 2, 2008, beloved husband of the late Caroline (nee Lehmann) Grosse; devoted father of Caroline (Bryan) McCarthy, Betty (Rob) Kensy and the late Paul; loving grandfather of Gaynell, Jennifer and James; great-grandfather of Kelsey, Colby and Avery; dear brother of Robert (Erma) and the late Mary Jane (Michael) Kosek. Visitation in the EDWARD J. CICHON FUNERAL HOME, 4929 Broadway, Depew, Tuesday 5-8 PM where a Funeral Service will be held Wednesday at 10 AM. Relatives…

                                                                                                            • Gutierrez, Virginia M.

                                                                                                              are invited. The Rev. A.W. Moldenhauer will officiate. A private burial will be in Acacia Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Roswell Park Cancer Institute.Guest registry available at .

                                                                                                              • Hann, Susan L.

                                                                                                                HANN, Susan L. Of Hornell Age 56, passed away Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008, at the Vincent House Comfort Care Facility in Wayland. Susan was born April 22nd, 1952 in Montour Falls, NY. She grew up in Montour Falls, and resided there for many years. Susan then moved to Hornell for a few years and she also resided in Colorado for 4-5 years prior to moving back to Hornell. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, baking (especially hot and spicy applesauce and wedding cakes.) She also loved playing the piano and collected…

                                                                                                                • Havens, Edith Schumacher

                                                                                                                  will be held Wednesday, August 6, 2008, 1 p.m. at Wm. R. Chase &Son Funeral Home, 44 Exchange Street, Binghamton, with Rev. Anthony G. Hipes officiating. Burial will be in Riverhurst Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 12 noon until the time of service. Those wishing kindly consider memorial contributions to the Boulevard United Methodist Church, 113 Grand Blvd., Binghamton, N.Y. 13905.

                                                                                                                  • 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

                                                                                                                    • Hubbard, Joan (Jarecke)

                                                                                                                      HUBBARD - Joan (nee Jarecke)August 2, 2008, of the Town of Tonawanda, NY, beloved wife of the late Walter Carroll Hubbard; dear mother of Daniel (Jill), Gary (Annette) and Mary Beth Hubbard; loving grandmother of Rebekah, Daniel, Juliana, Timothy, Matthew, Stephanie, Sarah and Nicole; sister of Dolores Hinckley; also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may call Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT, INC. FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave. where Funeral Services will…

                                                                                                                      • Internicola, Vito

                                                                                                                        INETRNICOLA Vito Internicola on August 2, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Concetta (nee Mule). Loving father of Frank. Dear grandfather of Concetta and Frank. Dearest father-in-law of Deborah Internicola. Reposing at A. Azzara Funeral Home Inc., 183 Sand Lane, South Beach, S.I. Funeral Mass at Holy Rosary Church on Tuesday 10:30 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Visiting Monday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. A. Azzara Funeral Home, Inc. Family Owned & Operated since 1900

                                                                                                                        • Irene M. Rycharski

                                                                                                                          Mrs. Irene M. Rycharski, 83, of 1014 Steuben St., passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, in Mohawk Valley Nursing Home. She was born in Herkimer on April 18, 1925, the daughter of the late Michael F. and Alexandria Alice Slotkiewicz Luzak and she attended Herkimer schools. She was married to Leo Rycharski on Feb. 7, 1947, in St. Joseph's Church, Herkimer by the Rev. Vincent Nowak. Irene was employed by the Herkimer Public Library for many years. She was a communicant of Sts. Anthony and Joseph Church and a…

                                                                                                                          • Jarbeau, Robert O.

                                                                                                                            ROBERT O. JARBEAU, 72, of Linda Lane in Plattsburgh passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008 at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born in West Warwick, R.I. Sept. 18, 1935, the son of Omer and Coranna (Bertrand) Jarbeau., hours will be held Friday, Aug. 8, 2008 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 2008, at the Morrisonville Community Church, Route 22B in Morrisonville. A full obituary will appear in the Tuesday…

                                                                                                                            • Jarmuz, Nancy C. (Manda)

                                                                                                                              JARMUZ - Nancy C. (nee Manda)August 3, 2008, beloved wife of John Jarmuz; devoted mother Kim (Wayne) Rajewski, Martin, Joseph (Eda) and Sheilia (Jeff Boldt) Jarmuz; loving grandmother of eight grandchildren;also survived by half brothers, half sisters, nieces and nephews. Visitation at the BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2005 Clinton St. (corner South Ogden) Tuesday from 4-8 PM at which time Funeral Services will be held. Memorials in Mrs. Jarmuzs name may be made to Hospice Buffalo, Inc. Flowers gratefully…

                                                                                                                              • 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…

                                                                                                                                • Johnstone, Patricia

                                                                                                                                  JOHNSTONE, Patricia - Mom always in my thoughts, Happy Birthday! Love and miss you, YOUR DAUGHTER DIANA,

                                                                                                                                  • Kinner, Harry E.

                                                                                                                                    Harry E. Kinner of Vestal Center The Funeral Service for Harry E. Kinner will be held 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Vestal Center United Methodist Church, 478 West Hill Rd., Vestal Center, the Rev. Roger L. Frederick, Pastor of the church, will officiate. Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park. The family will receive friends 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at the church. The family would like to thank the staff of James G. Johnston Nursing Home, Unit 2, for their loving care.

                                                                                                                                    • Kist Jr., Carl F.

                                                                                                                                      KIST - Carl F., Jr. Of Depew, NY, August 2, 2008, beloved husband of Jane A. (nee Forman) Kist; dearest father of Carl F., III (Mary E.) and Christopher J. (Lisa) Kist, Cheryl K. (Brian) Buzak and Caryl L. (Taite A.) Augustine; cherished grandfather of Christopher J., Jr., Megan L. and Michael J. Kist, Alexa S. and Alexander F. Buzak, Cole J., Camryn J. and Braden T. Augustine; brother of the late Mary Biedick and Charlotte (Edward) Bean. Family will be present Monday 4-8 PM at the HOY FUNERAL HOME, INC.,…

                                                                                                                                      • Kozub, Mary S. (Starowicz)

                                                                                                                                        KOZUB - Mary S. (nee Starowicz)Of West Seneca, NY. August 2, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Stanley J. Kozub; dearest mother of Estelle (late Donald) Halicki, John (Maryanne), Mary Jane (late Edmond) Wojtanik, Richard (Marion), Raymond (Nancy), Thomas (Mary), and the late Joseph (late Eleanore); loving grandmother of 24 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren; sister of Joseph Bratek, Jean Lachowski, Edward Bratek, Stanley Bratek, and the late John Bratek, Josephine Cizdziel, Julius Bratek, Walter Bratek,…

                                                                                                                                        • Krauss, Lolita L.

                                                                                                                                          LOLITA L. (BRUSO) KRAUSS, 76, formerly of Chateaugay, N.Y., died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at the Clinton Hospital, Clinton, Mass., She was born in Chateaugay, the daughter of the late Desford and Minerva (Gadway) Bruso., hours are to be held privately., Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Philbin-Comeau Funeral Home, 176 Water St., Clinton, Mass. Online condolences may be placed at

                                                                                                                                          • LaBarre, Michael N.

                                                                                                                                            MICHAEL N. LABARRE, 43, of Lozier Place, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008 at his home. He was born in Plattsburgh April 6, 1965 the son of James and June (Elvidge) LaBarre., The family will receive guests Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Pope John the XXIII Newman Center in Plattsburgh. A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family., Arrangements have been entrusted to the Heald Funeral Home, 48 Court St., Plattsburgh.

                                                                                                                                            • Labarre, Michael N.

                                                                                                                                              MICHAEL N. LABARRE, 43, of Lozier Place, Plattsburgh, died unexpectedly Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at his home., Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to the Heald Funeral Home, 48 Court St., Plattsburgh.

                                                                                                                                              • Lederhouse, Lawrence E. "Ted"

                                                                                                                                                LEDERHOUSE - Laurence E. Ted Of Ransomville, NY, August 2, 2008, age 85, husband of Ann (Thiel) Lederhouse and the late Marilyn (Bradley) Lederhouse; father of Robert Lederhouse, Christina (Steve) Olsowsky, Herbert (Pamela) Lederhouse, Laurie Koeppen (Ron Crosby), Doug (Sue) Lederhouse and Janet (Ken) Schultz; stepfather of Thomas (Debra) Wills, Kathy (Carl) Gawve and Jeffrey (Jan) Wills; brother of Fred J. (Hazel) Lederhouse, Elberta (late Ken) Wills, Herberta (late Richard) Skellen and the late Clarabell…

                                                                                                                                                • Lopiano, Rose J.

                                                                                                                                                  may call Sunday (Today) 2-5 P.M. at Vay-Schleich &Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, 9:30 A.M. at Our Mother of Sorrows Church, 5000 Mt. Read Blvd. Entombment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of your choice in her memory. For more information, or to sign Rose's online guestbook, please visit:

                                                                                                                                                  • Louise E. VanOrman

                                                                                                                                                    Louise E. VanOrman, 91, of Hornell, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2008 at Hornell Gardens. She had been employed in food service at St. James Mercy Hospital for 12 years. Survivors include two daughters, Carol Hammond of Canisteo and Carla Thomas of High Point, N.C.; and three sons, Larry VanOrman of Hickory, N.C., and Louis VanOrman and Gary VanOrman, both of Rochester. Calling hours are 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home, 29 E. Main St., Canisteo. Services…

                                                                                                                                                  • Maier, Dorothy Marian Fitzgerald

                                                                                                                                                    Maier, Dorothy Marian Fitzgerald Columbus, OH: 94, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, July 31, 2008. She was born in Rochester, NY, and has been a resident of Columbus, OH for several years. She was an active church member throughout her life, very active with missionary work, Bible studies, and Sunday school teaching. She was preceded in death by her sister Geraldine Ruesel and brother Richard Fitzgerald. She is survived by Clarence, her beloved husband of seventy three years, daughters Jacqueline Maier…

                                                                                                                                                    • Mandrik, Blanche E. (Roe)

                                                                                                                                                      Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave, Castleton Corners, on Tuesday. Mass of Christian Burial St. Rita's Church 10 A.M. Interment Fairview Cemetery. Friends will be received Sunday 7- 9 P.M. and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions to The Have A Heart Foundation, would be greatly appreciated.

                                                                                                                                                      • Mary “Dolly” R. Atkinson

                                                                                                                                                        Mary “Dolly” R. Atkinson, 87, of Rome, passed away Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008, at Rome Memorial Hospital. She was born in Rome, N.Y., on March 29, 1921, daughter of the late Steve and Victoria Gratch Recchio. Surviving are three daughters and sons-in-law, Jessica and Donald Snyder, Brewerton, N.Y., Stella and Don McKillip, Ripley, N.Y., Roberta and Scott Brockway, Ilion, N.Y.; a son and daughter-in-law, Ralph and Lynda Atkinson, Ilion, N.Y.; 13 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will…

                                                                                                                                                        • McBride, Theresa (Tyler)

                                                                                                                                                          the Hanley Funeral Home, 60 New Dorp Lane, Tuesday 8:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Charles Church 9:15 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends will be received Monday 6:00 P.M.- 9:00 P.M.

                                                                                                                                                          • McCoy, Helen

                                                                                                                                                            Helen McCoy of Owego, N.Y. Helen McCoy, 84, of Owego, N.Y., passed away early Sunday morning, August 3, 2008, at her home. Arrangements, when complete, will be announced by Richards Funeral Home, Owego, N.Y.

                                                                                                                                                            • McDonald, James R.

                                                                                                                                                              McDONALD - James R. August 2, 2008, of Hamburg, NY, beloved husband of the late Josephine T. (nee Kaczmarek); dearest father of John, Dennis (Kathleen), Steven (Lauren), Ann Marie (Samuel) Pinelli, Eugene, Mary (Robert) Gullekson and Teresa (Gerard) Addison; also survived by 13 loving grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; son of the late Thomas and Elaine (nee Murphy) McDonald; brother of William Joe (Kathryn), Dorothy (Neal) Hassler and the late Regina (Donald) Swenson; also survived by nieces and…

                                                                                                                                                              • Miller, Gordon L.

                                                                                                                                                                . Memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227. Mr. Miller was a veteran of both the US Marines and the US Army. Arrangements by JOHN O. ROTHFUNERAL HOME, INC., City of Tonawanda.,

                                                                                                                                                                • Montagno, Edith R. (Latz)

                                                                                                                                                                  Montagno, Edith R. (Latz) GREECE: August 2, 2008 at the age of 83. Edith is predeceased by her husband Michael J. Montagno Sr. Edith was the beloved Mother to Norlene C. Boone & Michael J. Jr. (Bobbie) Montagno; grandchildren Noelle C. Boone & MJ Montagno; brother-in-law William Montagno and dearest family friend, Alexis Spinelli; Edith is also survived by several brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. For more information about Edith visit BARTOLOMEO &PEROTTO Funeral…

                                                                                                                                                                  • Morris Jr., Raphael A. "Ray"

                                                                                                                                                                    MORRIS - Raphael A., Jr. Ray August 1, 2008, husband of Barbara (Butler) Morris; father of Ian (Brandi) Morris and Neal Morris; grandfather of Ethan and Alexandria; stepfather of Craig Butler, Randall Butler and Mattew Butler. Friends may call Monday 7-9 PM and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM in PRUDDEN AND KANDT FUNERAL HOME, 242 Genesee St., Lockport. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday at 11 AM in Christ Episcopal Church, Rochester Road and Fieldcrest Drive, Lockport. Interment will be in Cold Spring…

                                                                                                                                                                    • OBrien, Eileen M. (Sullivan)

                                                                                                                                                                      OBRIEN - Eileen M. (nee Sullivan)August 2, 2008, beloved wife of Philip F.; cherished mother of William (Veronica), Donald (Susan), James (Kathleen), Mary (David) Vogl, Jean (Philip) Pantano, Kathleen (Raymond) Burgess and Elizabeth OBrien; dear sister of Bette (John) Fuhrmann and the late John and Eugene Sullivan; loving grandmother of 20 grandchildren. Friends received on Monday and Tuesday from 4-8 PM at the NIGHTENGALE FUNERAL HOME, 1884 South Park Ave. (near Tifft) where services will be held on…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Ode, Theresa H. (Hatem)

                                                                                                                                                                        • Patrick, William "Bill"

                                                                                                                                                                          William (Bill) Patrick of Endwell Bill Patrick, 83, of Endwell, went to be with our Lord Friday morning, August 1, 2008, at Wilson Memorial Hospital. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Helen Patrick; his infant daughter, Mary Terese Patrick; brothers, John, Michael and George Patrick; sisters, Helen Urdanick, Ann Kubisa, Suzanne Kabat and Marie Patrick; and his in-laws, James and Donata Iacovelli. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Mary Patrick, Endwell; sisters-in-law, Theresa Gigante,…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Perry, Harley A.

                                                                                                                                                                            may call Wednesday 9:45 - 11:00 AM at the United Methodist Church, 5 Chestnut Ave., Dansville where services will be held at 11:00 at the conclusion of calling hours. Interment in Kiehle Cemetery in Sparta. Memorial contributions to the United Methodist Church Steeple Fund, 5 Chestnut Ave., Dansville NY 14437. Ref: Sullivan Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 4 Perine St. Dansville.

                                                                                                                                                                            • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                              • Pokelwaldt, Wesley R.

                                                                                                                                                                                are invited to attend a graveside service on Tuesday at 11:00 AM at North Ridge Cemetery, with the Rev. David Beutel officiating. Memorials may be made in his name to the Susan B. Komen, Breast Cancer, Foundation.Visit , for guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                • Prentice, Helen M. (Muszynski)

                                                                                                                                                                                  . Arrangements by the BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME, INC.,

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pulvino, Lena E.

                                                                                                                                                                                    PULVINO - Lena E. Age 97, formerly of Gowanda, August 3, 2008, survived by a son, Charles (Carol Fox) Pulvino; two daughters, Carolyn Durand and Sally (Stan) Elder; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; siblings, Louis (Marion) DAmico, Eleanor Alessi, Mike (Christine) DAmico and Terry Galante; several nieces and nephews; predeceased by husband, Christy Pulvino and siblings, Joe DAmico, Jr., Marie Gimbone and Dorothy DAmico. Friends may call Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the MENTLEY FUNERAL HOME,…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Putman, DeRoy

                                                                                                                                                                                      PUTMAN DeRoy Lawton "Putt" Age 80 of Horseheads, NY passed away on Sunday August 3, 2008 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY. DeRoy was born on September 22, 1927 in Wellsboro, PA the son of the late Allen and Lorena Lawton Putman. He was a Veteran of the Post WWII Occupation serving his country with the U.S. Army and achieving the rank of Captain in the Army Reserve. Mr. Putman was a retired Service Foreman for the NY Telephone Company in Elmira, NY where he worked for 30 years. DeRoy…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • RICHARD G. 'DICK' EDELL

                                                                                                                                                                                        Richard G. “Dick” Edell, 66, of Seneca Road, passed away Tuesday (July 29, 2008). Dick was born March 14, 1942, in Hornell to Gerald and Velma (Hall) Edell. In 1970, in Cohocton, he married Deanne K. Pierce, who survives. He was a graduate of Hornell High School, class of 1960, and was a veteran of the US Navy from 1961-67. He had worked for the NYDOT in Hornell since 1967, retiring in 2000, as a principle engineering technician in the materials division. He was a member of the Arkport American Legion…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • ROBERT LESTER PENDLETON

                                                                                                                                                                                          Robert Lester Pendleton, 73, of 4192 Bolivar Road, passed away Friday (August 1, 2008) in the Wellsville Manor Care Center following a long illness. He was born Jan. 8, 1935, in Wellsville, the son of Ivan and Florence Schultz Pendleton. He was a self-employed auto mechanic and was known affectionately to many as “Bicycle Bob.” He attended school in Belmont and resided in Scio prior to moving to Wellsville. Robert is survived by son, Larry Pendleton of LeRoy; daughter, Lila Emmons of Castile;…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Romus, Leonida

                                                                                                                                                                                            ROMUS - Leonida August 2, 2008, age 103, of Buffalo, NY, wife of the late Edward Romus; dearest mother of Alfred (Jacalyn) and the late Edmund (Mary Lou) Romus; loving grandmother of Christopher (Tricia), Scott (Kimberly) Romus, Amy (Brian) Rafanello and Lori Romus; also survived by seven great-grandchildren. Friends may call Tuesday 4-7 PM at the HARRY A. WEDEKINDT FUNERAL HOME, 280 Grover Cleveland Hwy. at N. Bailey. A Funeral Service will be held at Forest Lawn Cemetery Chapel, 1411 Delaware Ave.,…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rosel, James A.

                                                                                                                                                                                              will be present Thursday August 7th from 2:00 to 8:00 PM at the (Harris Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8440 Main Street where a Memorial Service will immediately follow at 8:00 PM. Jim was the former owner of Rosels Valley Inn and Ye Olde Strip Shop. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo, Inc. or the Roswell Alliance Foundation. Online register at,

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Runge, Dale A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                DALE A. RUNGE ?Chooch?Dale A. ?Chooch?Runge, 44 of Niagara Falls, NY died on Saturday August 2, 2008. Born May 25, 1964 in North Tonawanda, NY, he was the son of Rose M. (Jablonski) Runge of Niagara Falls, NY and late Franklyn C. Runge Jr.For eighteen years, Chooch worked for Mighty Bluegrass Carnival Shows based out of Florida, traveling extensively throughout the United States and abroad. Chooch returned to the Niagara Falls area in the mid 1990's. For the past eight years, he had worked for Fiddler…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • STERLING A. STEWART

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sterling A. Stewart, 70, of the Snow Road passed away Sunday (July 27, 2008) at the Veterans Administration Nursing Care Facility in Bath. He was born Dec. 16, 1937, in Canisteo, the son of Clayton and Alta (Davis) Stewart. Sterling was raised in Canisteo and was a 1956 graduate of Canisteo High School. He was a veteran, serving with the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. On April 8, 1966, in Hartsville, he married Patricia Graves who predeceased him on June 24, 2008. He was a former long-time resident…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Schlegel, Nelson R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    NELSON R. SCHLEGELNelson R. Schlegel of Medina, after a long illness went into the presence of the Lord on August 1, 2008.Born in the Town of Royalton on April 29, 1928 to George and Ilda (Woodrich) Schlegel, he is survived by his lovely wife Rosalia (Kolb); children Gary (Lana) Schlegel of Lafayette, Louisiana, Ronald (Laurie) Schlegel of Medina, Karen (Edward Timm) Higgins of Florida, and Lynne (JR) Brundage of Lockport. Nelson leaves behind 12 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and many other dear…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Siebert, Fr. Herman

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Siebert, Fr. Herman, OFM Conv. Syracuse: Died peacefully on Saturday, August 2, 2008. Fr. Herman was born in Rochester, NY, on November 25, 1918, son of the late Herman and Margaret Fluegler Siebert. Fr. Herman was professed as a Conventual Franciscan Friar on August 20, 1939, and ordained to the priesthood on May 26, 1945. Fr. Herman was a missionary in Brazil for 15 years. He was a Pastor at St. Lambert in Quebec and a Pastor in Belleville, Ontario. Father was also a Guardian in Toronto, Ontario, and a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Skrobacz, Leo L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Slingerland, Charles "Bud"

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Smith, Francina O.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Smith, Francina O. Gerry, NY: Age 88, of Heritage Village Campus, Gerry, died Aug. 2, 2008. Wife of Mark H. Smith; mother of Sheila (Herbert) Hartman and Linda (Warren) Wamser; grandmother of Cheryl J. Chen, Scott J. and Stephen J. Hartman; great-grandmother of eight; sister of Betty Broadwell and the late Dean Hitchcock, Rhea and Keith Oliver. Funeral service 10:30am Wednesday in the Gerry Free Methodist Church, Gerry. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Jordan Funeral Home, Sinclairville and one hour…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Smith, Patricia M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                PATRICIA M. SMITH, 82, of Jacob Road, Owls Head, N.Y., died Friday, Aug. 1, 2008, at her home while under the loving care of her family and Hospice of the North Country, Inc. of Malone., She was born in Scotia, N.Y., Oct. 20, 1925, the daughter of the late Willis and Margaret Favro., hours will be Monday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the Bruso-Desnoyers Funeral Home in Malone. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Church in Owls Head Monday at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in St.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Snyder, Lillian M. "Mary" (Lawson)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SNYDER - Lillian M. Mary (Lawson)August 3, 2008, of Cheektowaga, NY, beloved wife of the late James B. Snyder; loving mother of Linda A. (Gene) Salomon and James B., Jr. (Marian) Snyder; cherished grandmother of Michael (Michelle) Salomon and Corey Salomon; great-grandmother of Marissa Salomon; dear sister of John (Rose) Lawson, Harold (Barbara) Lawson, Margaret (late Richard) McPherson; predeceased by brothers, William, George, Charles, James and Fred Lawson; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Spinelli, Ann R. (Fralonardo)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Spinelli, Ann R. (Fralonardo) Greece: August 2, 2008, at 91 years of age. Ann is predeceased by her parents Vincenzo &Antoinette Fralonardo; son Terry Spinelli; husband Richard "Ricky" Spinelli. She is survived by her children Richard (Kathleen) Spinelli, Patricia (James) Bonacci, Thomas Spinelli &Deborah Spinelli; grandchildren, Beth (James) Dzakowic, Eric (Michele) Spinelli, Dana Spinelli, Christopher (Joy) Bonacci, Andrew (Stephanie) Bonacci &Lisa Spinelli; beloved…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Stalker, Joan Ann

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      are invited to call on Tuesday August 5, from 10 AM to 1 PM, where a Memorial Service will follow at 1 PM at the Payne &Murphy Funeral Home, 1040 Rte 31, Macedon. Interment private at Macedon Center Cemetery. Memorials in memory of Joan may be directed to the Finger Lakes Hemotology and Oncology Center, 5 Ambulance Dr., Clifton Springs, NY 14432. The family would like to thank Dr. Christopher Wright from the Clifton Springs Hospital, for all of his kindness.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Stark, Frank J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        STARK - Frank J. Of West Seneca, NY, August 3, 2008, beloved husband of the late K. Patricia (nee Schultz); dearest father of Molly F. (Shawn) Lawton and the late Jonathan C. Stark; cherished grandfather of Jonathan, Meghan and Jessica Lawton; brother of Mary (Andrew) Sofranko and William (Lil) Schvach; predeceased by two brothers and one sister. Family will be present Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the HOY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3855 Seneca St., West Seneca where Funeral Services will be held Thursday morning at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • THOMAS J. JACOBS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Thomas J. Jacobs, 56, passed away peacefully Friday (Aug. 1, 2008) at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell. Arrangements are with the Chamberlin-Baird Funeral Home, 73 Main St., Dansville. A complete obituary will be in the Monday edition of the Evening Tribune and at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tate, George

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            TATE - George July 26, 2008. Friends received Tuesday at 11 AM. Funeral to follow at 12 Noon from PROVIDENCE MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1275 Sycamore. Arrangements by Brian K. Lewis Funeral Home.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Terrano, Henry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Terrano, Henry Penfield: Thursday, July 31, 2008. He is survived by his wife, Anne (Ancaldo) Terrano; daughters, Annemarie (Paul) Roy and Karen (James) Wantz; son, John (Susan) Terrano; grandchildren, Michael, Phillip, Lisa, David, Karen and Daniel; 6 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Henry was a US Navy Veteran of WWII. His family will receive friends on Sunday 1-3 PM at the funeral home where his Funeral Service will follow at 3PM. PROFETTA FUNERAL CHAPEL 1650 Empire Blvd.,Webster/Penfield…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Thomas McGill

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Thomas McGill, 35, of East Monroe Street, Little Falls, passed away on Thursday evening, July 31, 2008, in the town of Manheim as the result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was born on March 26, 1973, in Astoria, son of the late Richard and Susan (Watt) McGill and was educated in schools in Virginia, Astoria/Queens and Schenectady. On October 26, 2002, Thomas was united in marriage with Tracy Williams in Schenectady and Tracy feels blessed of the five years that she did share with her…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Thorne, David White

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Thorne, David White PITTSFORD. July 26, 2008 at age 95. A native of Roswell, New Mexico, Mr. Thorne was a graduate of the University of Kansas, with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He worked with Eastman Kodak Company in Rochester, NY for 41 years, in engineering and production management. During his years in Rochester, Dave was active in Boy Scouts, church work (Grace Methodist and Summerville Presbyterian) and many other community activities. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. When Dave…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Trudeau, John P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • VERA W. SANZO

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Vera W. Sanzo, 86, passed away Wednesday evening (July 30, 2008) at Lakeside Hospital in Brockport. Vera was born Jan. 19, 1922, in Lingenau, Austria, a daughter of the late Martin J. Wilburger and Rose Hoefel. Mrs. Sanzo formerly worked for Steuben Trust in the loan department and also for Genesee Community College in the library and media department. She was a member of Resurrection Parish in Batavia, the Batavia Quilt Guild and the Celiac Support Group in Rochester. In the Hornell area she was a past…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Van Duzer, Jean K.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nurse Practitioner at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY. She received a BS and MS in Nursing and was a graduate of the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Jean married her husband, Lewis Sayre Van Duzer on October 17, 1964 and they would have celebrated their 44th Wedding Anniversary this year. She was a member of the Friends of the Horseheads Free Library and a healthcare volunteer. Mrs. Van Duzer is survived by her husband: Lewis Sayre Van Duzer; sons and daughters-in-law: James Sayre and Marie Van…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Vega, Janet M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Vega, Janet M. Greece: August 2, 2008. Survived by her daughter, Kimberly (Mauro) Peluso; sons, Joe Vega, Steve Vega and Mark (Lisa) Rosa; 7 grandchildren; brother, John Doto; nieces; nephews; and faithful companion, Ryder. No prior calling. Funeral Services and Interment private. Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association., 595 Blossom Rd., Suite 208 Rochester, NY 14610.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Vernieri, Louise

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Vincent Sr., M. Turrigiano

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Vincent M. Turrigiano, Sr. of Endicott Vincent M. Turrigiano, Sr., 68, joined his beloved parents, Liborio (Benny) and Mary Turrigiano; and brother, Peter Saraceno in heaven on Friday, August 1, 2008. He is survived by three daughters, Angel Barry, Paula Ames and Maria Turrigiano; two sons, Vincent M. Turrigiano, Jr., and Matthew Turrigiano; two sons-in-law, Kevin Barry and Chris Ames; his daughter-in-law, Lisa Turrigiano; also seven grandchildren; his two very special sisters and brother-in-law, Vivian…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Vincent, Dorothy (Piechowiak)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Viola E. Crowley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Viola E. “Peg” Crowley, 68, of Wellsboro, died Sunday, August 3, 2008 at Manor Care North in Williamsport. She was employed as a nurse’s aide in Sayre, Pa. Survivors include two sons, John Crowley of Hollywood, Fla. and Patrick Crowley of Wellsboro; and a daughter, Teresa Woodward of Hollywood, Fla. There will be no services. Arrangements are by the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel in Mansfield.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Vizcarrondo, Julia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Julia Vizcarrondo of Binghamton Julia Vizcarrondo, 82, of Binghamton, passed away on August 1, 2008 in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. The daughter of Arsenio Roman and Carmen Castro, she was born on May 25, 1926 on Saturce, Puerto Rico. She was the wife of Salvador Vizcarrondo, who passed away on March 8, 1984. A Home Health Aide for Catholic Charities of New York City, she retired in 1984. Julia had been a resident of Binghamton since 1984. Mrs. Vizcarrondo is survived by her son, Salvador Vizcarrondo; son and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Warda, Theodore W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      &friends. Memorial Mass Saturday, August 9 at 9:30 at St. Peter &Paul Church, 86 Burlington Ave, Depew.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Weiss, Blanche S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WEISS - Blanche S. August 1, 2008, beloved daughter of the late Morris and Molly Weiss; dear sister of the late Rhoda (late David) Schwartz; dear friend of Irene (Lawrence) Titzler. Friends will be received at the AMHERST MEMORIAL CHAPEL, INC., 281 Dodge Rd., Tuesday from 9-11 AM where Funeral Services will follow at 11 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in Blanches memory may be made to Temple Beth Zion or The Weinberg Campus.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Werner, Richard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Richard Werner on August 2, 2008. Beloved husband to Elaine (nee D'Angelo). Loving father of Lynn Zippilli, Paul Cigliano, and Joanne Ferriera. Cherished son of Marie. Loving brother to Gerard and the late John (Jay) Werner. Adored grandfather to Samantha-Rose. He will also be truly missed by Jessica Chiang whom he loved as another daughter. Visiting to be held at the Hanley Funeral Home, 60 New Dorp Lane, Monday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. with a prayer service to be held at 8:00 P.M. Graveside service to follow…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • William H. Hare

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            William H. Hare, 75, of Bath, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008. A Korean War veteran, he was retired from the Steuben County Health Care Facility. Survivors include his wife, Glenna Hare; three children, Dale Hare of Bath, Dean Hare of Windsor, Vt. and Dana Hare of Carlisle, Pa.; and a sister, Carol Stewart of Bath. There will be no calling hours or services. Burial will be in Bath National Cemetery at the convenience of the family, with Ron Huckabone officiating. Arrangements are by Bond-Davis Funeral Home of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Williams, Norma M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Norma M. Williams formerly of Endwell Norma M. Williams, formerly of Endwell, passed away surrounded by her children in West Palm Beach, Fla. July 3, 2008, at the age of 82. Beloved wife of the late Frank J. Williams. Loving mother of Joanne Williams, Brewster, N.Y.; the late Frank Williams, Jr.; Kevin Williams, Chester, Mass.; Tony Williams, Clinton, Mary.; the late Mary Williams; the late Vincent Williams; Dan Williams, Cincinnati, Ohio; Norma Williams, Boston, Mass.; Patrick Williams, Fort Thomas, Ky.;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Wright, Helen Ruth Doolittle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Helen Ruth Doolittle Wright formerly of Binghamton The family of Helen Ruth Doolittle Wright is inviting friends for a Memorial Service at the Fischer-Scholder Funeral Home, Inc., 269 Chenango St., Wednesday, August 6, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Richard Brasser of Syracuse, whom she had requested, officiating. A remembrance of Helen for family and friends will follow the service at the Sanitaria Springs Fire Hall .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Wright, Johnny

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  JOHNNY WRIGHT, of Pearl Street, Crown Point, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2008 at Moses-Ludington Hospital in Ticonderoga., He was born June 11, 1925 in Ticonderoga, the son of John and Elizabeth (Reed) Wright., Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time with the Harland Funeral Home, Port Henry., Associated Press content ©2007. All rights reserved. AP content may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed., ., .

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home, 1289 Forest Ave, P.R., on Thursday. Mass of Christian Burial Holy Family Church. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends will be received Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home Family Owned

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