Wednesday, August 6, 2008

New York Daily Obituaries 08/06/08


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…

  • Abel H. Peers

    Abel H. Peers, 87, of 30 County Route 99, Woodhull, passed away Monday morning (Aug. 4, 2008) at his home. Born on May 12, 1921 in Caswell, Maine, Abel was the son of John and Effie O’Neal Peers. He and Mary F. Ray were married on Sept. 15, 1951 in Whitesville, NY. Abel had worked as a mechanic, having been employed at the former Symonds Garage in Woodhull, Doan’s Garage in Osceola and retiring from Ann Page Foods in Horseheads in 1982. Abel was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church in Elkland, Pa.…

    • Abendschein, Gertrude L. (Ewert)

      ABENDSCHEIN - Gertrude L. (nee Ewert)Of West Seneca, NY; August 05, 2008; 100 years old; wife of the late Marvin Abendschein; beloved mother of Robert, Patricia Wheeler, and Paulette (late Peter) Fuhrman; grandmother of Robert &Randolph Abendschein, Alison &Scott Przyski, James Jividen, Jr., Dr. Daniel Jividen, Michael Jividen and Peter Fuhrman, Jr., also survived by 13 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received Wednesday from 4-8 PM at the Curtin Funeral Home, Inc., 1340 Union Road, West Seneca…

      • Adolf, Donald G.

        ADOLF - Donald G.August 5, 2008, beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Nowicki) and the late Karen (nee Szymanski); dearest father of LoriAnn (Matt Olcott) Adolf; grandfather of Zachary Olcott; son of Betty and the late Gerald Adolf; brother of Dennis, Dwight (LeeAnn), Douglas (Tamar), Dawn Grieco, Darryl (Sally) and Debra (David) Virgilio; also survived by aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Family will be present Thursday 2-4 and 6-9 PM at the Zurbrick-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 5615 Broadway, Lancaster, where…

        • 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,…

          • Anna Van Vorst

            Ms. Anna Van Vorst, 96, a longtime St. Johnsville resident, passed away on August 4, 2008, at the St. Johnsville Nursing Home. Anna was born on May 27, 1912, in Starkville, the daughter of the late Edwin and Lillian (Tallman) Mosher. She was educated in the Starkville Central School District. Anna came to St. Johnsville in 1947 and has been a resident ever since. Her marriage to Ralph Van Vorst took place on September 2,1944. They were married for 34 years until the passing of Mr. Van Vorst in 1978. Ms. Van…

            • Attia, Susan Jane (Watts)

              ATTIA - Susan Jane (nee Watts)Of Buffalo, entered into rest suddenly, August 2, 2008, beloved wife of the late Ebrahim M. Attia; devoted mother of Calab (Kristen) Attia; fond stepmother of the late Omar (Janine) Attia; cherished grandmother of Brooke, Alexander, Matthew and Hillary; loving daughter of the late Cyril J. and Freeda E. (nee Lyon) Watts; dear sister of Cynthia Watts. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Northtowns Chapel), 885 Niagara Falls Blvd. near Eggert/Sheridan on…

              • Baldassara, Joyce L.

                may call at HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, N. Fourth and Ridge Sts., Lewiston, on Thursday from 5-9 PM. Graveside Services will be held Friday, August 8th at 11:00 AM in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston, with the Rev. John Timmerman officiating.Guest registry available at .

                • Barkin, Alfred S. "Al"

                  Barkin, Alfred S. "Al" Brighton: August 5, 2008 at age 91. Predeceased by wife, Rena and sister, Dorothy Stoler. Survived by loving sons, Marvin (Irene), Robert (Patricia) Barkin; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and several cousins. The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff of the Jewish Home, especially those on 3 3/4 for their wonderful care. Graveside Services will be held on Thursday at 10 AM in the Britton Road Cemetery. Following the funeral, a period of mourning will be…

                  • Bednasz, Frances (Profic)

                    BEDNASZ - Frances (nee Profic)August 4, 2008; beloved wife of Frank for 63 years; mother of James F. (Carol), Thomas (Cynthia) of Canton, OH and the late Lawrence (late Debra) Bednasz; grandmother of four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; sister of Eleanor (late Casimer) Kwiatkowski, Frank (late Antoinette) Profic, Stanley (Mary) Profic and the late Annette (late Henry) Napierski and the late Bronislaus (Alfreda) Profic. Family will be present on Thursday only from 4-8 PM at the PIETSZAK FUNERAL…

                    • Benzing, Mary Ann

                      may call Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Bates, Wallace and Heath Funeral Home, 38 State St., Middleport, NY. Funeral services will be held Friday at 10:00 AM at St. Mary?s RC Church, Lockport, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Gary Kibler. Burial will be in Huskey Cemetery. Memorials to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094 would be appreciated by the family.Visit to sign guest register.

                      • Bergman, Norma C. (Schroeder)

                        BERGMAN - Norma C. (nee Schroeder)August 2, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Raymond J. Bergman; dearest mother of Kenneth (Lois), Gerald (Evelyn), David (Patricia) Bergman; also survived by 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; daughter of the late Edward F. and Louise (Strassburg) Schroeder; sister of Dorothy (late Lucius) Curtis and the late Violet (Arthur) Herman; also survived by nieces and nephews. No prior visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial mass at St. Marys Church…

                        • Berner, Robert E.

                          may call Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee Street, Lockport, where funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 AM. Interment will be in Cold Spring Cemetery. Memorials to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of WNY, 4053 Maple Road, Suite 110, Amherst, NY 14226 would be appreciated by the family. .

                          • Bigos, Ann (Tomaszewski)

                            BIGOS - Ann (nee Tomaszewski)August 4, 2008, beloved wife of the late Edward; dearest mother of Catherine (Thomas) Matthews, James, Thomas (Karen) and Diane (Michael) Kingswell; grandmother of Erica, Mark, Kelly, Matthew, Nicole and Rebecca; step-grandmother of Gregory and John; great-grandmother of 5 great-grandchildren; sister of Jean (late Chester) Busch and Joseph (Dorothy) Tomaszewski; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present to receive relatives and friends Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM…

                            • Bitterman, Walter A.

                              BITTERMAN - Walter A. Of East Amherst, NY, August 2, 2008, beloved husband of the late Dorothy (nee Miller) Bitterman; loving father of Robert (Anna) and Richard; grandfather of Robert P., Michael, Anna (Patrick) Deering, Robert K., Paul, Ricky, Trina, Scott and Timothy; great-grandfather of 13; brother of the late Lorraine Seifert and Raymond Bitterman; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral Service Wednesday at 9:30 AM from the URBAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME INC., 6685 Transit Rd., East Amherst, (just…

                              • Blake, Diana Marie (Garvey)

                                Diana Marie (Garvey) Blake passed away August 5, 2008 in Niagara Hospice House, at the age of 44, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. Born February 2, 1964 and raised in Lockport, she was the dearest daughter of William and Marlene (Rinaldo) Garvey of Lockport. Diana worked for 20 years as a waitress for Friendly?s Restaurant in downtown Lockport. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Pendleton and Diana enjoyed attending services at The Chapel at Cross Point. She was very active…

                                • Borczynski, Joan Jane (Drzewiecki)

                                  BORCZYNSKI - Joan Jane(Drzewiecki)August 2, 2008, in Tavares, FL, formerly of Buffalo, NY, beloved wife of the late Joseph V. Borczynski; dearest mother of Melvin (Sharon), late Paul and late David Borczynski; dear grandmother of Sharmel ONeill, Sandra (Stephen) Bird and Stacey (Craig) Libby; also survived by 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; sister of Daniel (late Iris), Joseph (late Gertrude), late Chester (late Dorothy), late Adam (late Irene) Drzewiecki and late Lillian (late Henry)…

                                  • Borrelli, Matthew A.

                                    BORRELLI, Matthew A. A Memorial Service of joyful music and song to celebrate Matthew will be held August 8, 2008 at 8:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Elmira, 121 West Church Street. Matt's personal family and his church family invite and welcome his many friends and acquaintances to join with them in raising their voices in unison to the wonderful and rich life that Matt lived in our midst. For more information call the church office at 732-0869 between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., Monday thru…

                                    • Boulter, Robert H.

                                      will be present Friday 5-8 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2600 Sheridan Drive (corner Parker Blvd.). Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Sevice Saturday at 11 AM in the Deerhurst Presbyterian Church, 257 Deerhurst Blvd. (at Colvin Blvd.) Tonawanda, NY. Flowers gratefully declined. If so desired, contributions in Mr. Boulters memory may be made to the Deerhurst Presbyterian Church or the Alzhiemers Association of WNY. Online register at,

                                      • Brych, John Paul

                                        BRYCH - John Paul August 4, 2008; beloved son of the late Marion and Veronica (nee Farszmil) Brych; dearest brother of Celia Brych, Stephanie (late Eugene) Doruszewski, late Henry (Mary) Brych and the late Anthony (Emily) Brych; godfather of Annette Rose; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present to receive relatives and friends Thursday 4-8 PM at the MELVIN J. SLIWINSKI FUNERAL HOME, 85 George Urban Blvd. (west of Harlem Rd.) A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday in St.…

                                        • 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,…

                                          • Buck, Florence "Flossie" (Akins)

                                            Buck, Akins, Florence "Flossie" Loon Lake/Wayland: 85 years of age, passed away July 25, 2008. Survived by daughters, Ernestine (Roger) Billings, Cheryl Roth, and Corrine (Dale) Wolfanger all of Rochester; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and a very special friend, Kathleen Mehlenbacher of Cohocton. A Funeral Service will be conducted at 11:00 am Monday, August 11th, 2008 at the Springwater Church of the Nazarene, 8498 Springwater Rd., Springwater, NY. Arrangements…

                                            • Bulatowicz, Peter L.

                                              • Burt, Nicholas Roy

                                                and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home &Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Wednesday evening, August 6, 2008 between the hours of 6-8 p.m. A funeral service to celebrate his life will follow at 8:15 p.m. with the Reverend Robert Adkins officiating. Graveside services will take place at the families' convenience in Rural Home Cemetery, Big Flats. Memorials may be directed to the Ronald McDonald House, 1901 Rockland Rd., Wilmington, DE 19803 in his memory.

                                                • Bush, Stewart Clark

                                                  Stewart Clark Bush, of Pendleton, passed away Sunday evening, August 3, 2008 at his home. Mr. Bush was born March 12, 1912 in the Town of Pendleton, son of Emmanuel and Elizabeth (Wagner) Bush.He married Jeannette (Lenz) Bush on August 26, 1939 in Buffalo and he owned and operated a dairy and grain farm on Bear Ridge Road, ?The Bonny-Jen Farm?.He retired from the U.S. Corps of Army Engineers after 45 years of service. He was a member and Trustee for many years of the Pendleton Center United Methodist Church…

                                                  • Charles Cary Teachout

                                                    Charles Cary Teachout died on July 31, 2008, after a long illness. He was born on Aug. 20, 1927, in Utica, N.Y., to Stanley S. and MaryJane Gleason Teachout. He was employed by Mohawk Central Schools in Mohawk, N.Y., as the Junior -Senior High School Principal for 19 years. Prior to that Chuck was the instrumental music teacher for  the following schools: Mohawk Central School, Herkimer B.O.C.E.S., Lyndonville Central School, and Holland Central School. In addition, he served as Interim High School…

                                                    • Ciardi, Maria

                                                      • 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.

                                                        • Cloonan, Kathryn Jane

                                                          Grahamsville, NY Kathryn Jane Cloonan of Grahamsville, NY and Jekyll Island, GA, died of ovarian cancer on August 5, 2008 at home in Grahamsville. She was 65 years old. The daughter of the late Emil J. and Ruth W. Meyer, she was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on March 15, 1943. Her father was a career military officer and she lived in many areas of this country and in Newfoundland. She graduated from The Academy of the Holy Names in Silver Spring, MD, St. Joseph College in West Hartford, CT and Fordham University…

                                                          • 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…

                                                            • Coombe, Helen C.

                                                              Liberty, NY Helen C. Coombe of Liberty, NY, died peacefully in her sleep on Monday, August 4, 2008 at the Sullivan County Adult Care Center, Liberty, where she resided for the past several years. Helen was born in Marlboro in 1902, the daughter of Rev. William Coombe, who served as a minister of the Grahamsville Reformed Church, and Charlotte LaMoree, who was born in Grahamsville, and her grandfather, Dr. George Severyn LaMoree, served Grahamsville as one of its early physicians. In the beginning of…

                                                              • Cotteleer, Linda Ripley "Mia"

                                                                may call Friday, August 8, 2008 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Merton H. Kays Funeral Home, Inc ., 59 Monroe Street, Honeoye Falls. Her funeral service will be held privately at Linda's request. 624-1120

                                                                • Cox, Barbara J.

                                                                  COX - Barbara J. August 4, 2008; wife of the late Paul Cox; beloved mother of Paula J. Butler (Jerry); stepmother of Paul Jr. and Sandra (William) True; dear grandmother of Jerry and louren (Chrissy); sister of Alice P. Smith (Late Eugene) and the late Keith White (Kathleen); aunt of Keith and William White, Patricia DeBerry, E. Paul (Connie) and Gregory L. Smith (Judith); also survived by other relatives and friends. Family will receive friends Thursday 10 AM at Our Savior Lutheran Church 26 Brunswick…

                                                                  • Cummings, William R.

                                                                    Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home, 7447 Amboy Rd. on Thursday 9 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Rossville 9:45 A.M., Rosehill Crematory. Friends may visit Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home Family Owned & Operated since 1841

                                                                    • Daege, Michelle

                                                                      DAEGE, Michelle -Happy Birthday, Michelle. Youre always in our thoughts. We love and miss you. YOUR FAMILY,

                                                                      • Darmott, Travis Jay

                                                                        DARMOTT - Travis Jay Of West Seneca, NY. August 3, 2008. Loving son of Paul and Bonnie (nee Boltz); beloved brother of Alyssa (fiance Greg Sanetz) Darmott; grandson of Carl and Joan Boltz; nephew of Doug (Diane) Boltz, Chris (Jean) Boltz, and Linda (Rich) Connelly; also survived by many cousins. Family present Thursday 4-9 PM at the HOY FUNERAL HOME INC., 3855 Seneca St., West Seneca. Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial Friday morning at 10 AM from St. Thomas Aquinas Church 450…

                                                                        • Davis, Lois Isabell

                                                                          Swan Lake, NY Lois Isabell Davis, a lifelong Sullivan County resident, entered into rest on Monday August 4, 2008 at the Roscoe Community Nursing Home in Roscoe, NY. She was 75. The daughter of Chester and Isabell King Davis Sr., she was born on November 16, 1932 in Callicoon, NY. Lois was resident of the year at Roscoe Community Nursing Home in 1999 where she has been a resident for almost 12 years. In addition to her parents, Lois was predeceased by her brother, the Reverend Kenneth Davis. She is survived…

                                                                          • Davis, Maurice L.

                                                                            and friends are invited to visit Our Father's House of Prayer Eternal (at New Beginnings Methodist Church), 330 W. Church St., Elmira, on Friday, August 8th, from 12 to 2 and 7 to 9 p.m. His funeral service will be held there on Saturday, August 9th, at 11 a.m. Rev. Aola Jackson and Elder Willie Jackson, his Pastor and Elder, will officiate. Rev. Winslow will assist. Committal prayers with Military Honors will follow in Woodlawn National Cemetery. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family.

                                                                            • DeSanctis, Jennifer

                                                                              DeSanctis, Jennifer (Baldacchino) Irondequoit: August 4, 2008. Age 79. Predeceased by her husband, Louis M. DeSanctis. Jennifer is survived by her beloved children, Louisa, Michael (Jean), Jennifer Anne (David) Narby and Francesca (Larry Joe) Keppen; grandchildren, Danielle, Samantha, Veronica, Libby, Noah and Scarlett ; numerous nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends. Jennifer was a devoted wife and mother whose warmth and love was surpassed by none. Her family will receive friends on THURSDAY 6-9 PM at the…

                                                                              • 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

                                                                                • Dean, Ellen A.

                                                                                  DEAN, Ellen A. 56, of Galeton, PA, died Monday, August 4, 2008, at her home. Born March 16, 1952, in Wellsboro, PA, she was the daughter of Anna M. (Loucks) Olson of Galeton and the late John A. Olson. She was a 1970 graduate of Galeton High School. On March 23, 1970, in Coudersport, PA, she married Ronald E. Dean, Jr., who survives. She was the secretary and treasurer of Earl F. Dean, Inc. Ellen was an avid Dale Earnhardt fan. Surviving are her husband of 38 years, Ronald E. Dean, Jr., Galeton; a son,…

                                                                                  • 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.,…

                                                                                    • Dempsey, Joseph Francis

                                                                                      Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave, Castleton Corners, on Friday. Mass of Christian Burial St. Teresa's Church 10:30 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Friends will be received Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.

                                                                                      • DiBenedetto, Rosalia M. (Scorsone)

                                                                                        DiBenedetto - Rosalia M. (nee Scorsone)August 4, 2008; beloved wife of Vincent DiBenedetto; mother of Rosemary (Chris) Krajewski and Joseph (Nancy) DiBenedetto; grandmother of Jennie Marie DiBenedetto; daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (DAmaro) Scorsone; sister of Antoinette (late Angelo) Militello late Peter (Jennie), and late Annie Scorsone; survived by nieces and nephews. Family present to receive friends Thursday from 5-8 PM at the PERNA-PELLEGRINO FUNERAL HOME, 1671 Maple Rd., where funeral services…

                                                                                        • 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.

                                                                                          • Dingman, John

                                                                                            John Dingman, 101, of Coudersport, PA, died Friday, August 1, 2008 at his home in Coudersport, PA. Born on April 2, 1907 in Cross Fork, PA, he was the son of Clayton and Rose Chilson Dingman. On November 26, 1948 in Eldred, PA, he married Ella Stisser who survives.After Mr. Dingman and Ella were married, they relocated to the Medina, NY area where he worked for various employers. He retired from the Farm Machinery Corporation in Middleport, NY in 1972 and returned to the Cross Fork area. In 1978 he and Ella…

                                                                                            • Dolson, Joseph N.

                                                                                              will be on Thursday, August 7, from 7-9 p.m. at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 8, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Cemetery of the Highlands in Highland Mills. Funeral arrangements were made by Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Homes, Monroe. or 845-782-8185.

                                                                                              • Domaracki, Joseph B.

                                                                                                DOMARACKI - Joseph B. August 4, 2008, beloved husband of the late Eleanor (nee Lesniak); dear father of Robert (Janet) Domaracki and Linda (Paul) Talarczyk; survived by six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; brother of Julia (John) Lefko and the late Stanley; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family and friends may call Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the ORLOWSKI-AMHERST FUNERAL HOME, 447 Amherst St., (875-0662) and attend a Mass of Christian Burial Friday 9:30 AM at Assumption Church. (Please…

                                                                                                • Duane H. White

                                                                                                  Duane H. White, age 60, of Corning died unexpectedly Saturday, August 2, 2008. He was born June 8, 1948 to the late Ernest and Geraldine White. He was a self-employed contractor, an avid fisherman, golfer, and hunter, as well as an active member of Twin Tiers Christian Church. He is survived by his wife, Laura; son, Zach Davidson; three brothers, William (Sharol) White of Big Flats, Robert White of Corning, Thomas White of Scottsdale, AZ; two sisters, Kandy (Tom) Bartlett of Plano, TX, Dorothy (James)…

                                                                                                • Dumas, Floyd J.

                                                                                                  BEEKMANTOWN -- Floyd J. Dumas, 72, of Ashley Road, passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born in Plattsburgh on May 14, 1936, son of the late Edward and Stella (Brault) Dumas., Floyd was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying fishing and camping., Floyd is survived by his loving children, Betty Dumas of Beekmantown, Ed and Karen Dumas of Las Vegas, Nev., Robert and Sue Dumas of Plattsburgh, Cathy Boire of Invergrove Heights, Minn., Marshal and Deborah Dumas of Lewis, Paul…

                                                                                                  • Dunning, Neal E.

                                                                                                    DUNNING - Neal E. August 3, 2008. Age 52. Beloved son of Mildred and the late Neal Dunning; dearest father of Jenelle (Michael Andol) Dunning and Jason (JenniferMalecki) Dunning; grandfather of Jason, Jr. and Ryan Dunning; brother of Susan Dunning. Family will receive friends Wednesday 2-4 &7-9 PM at (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC. 2600 Sheridan Dr. (at Parker) where funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. Online register book at,

                                                                                                    • ELAINE A. CLEVELAND

                                                                                                      Elaine A. Cleveland, 88, formerly of 110 Crosby Street, and presently a resident of McAuley Manor in North Hornell, entered into rest late Sunday evening (Aug. 3, 2008) at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell. Born in Hornell on Feb. 19, 1920, she was a daughter of the late John Francis and Anna Louise O’Hargan Kelly. On Nov. 30, 1940, she was married at St. Ignatius Loyola Church in Hornell, to Hilliard J. “Hilly” Cleveland, who predeceased her on April 22, 2004, after 63 years of marriage. Besides…

                                                                                                      • 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…

                                                                                                        • Esworthy, Marilyn Jean

                                                                                                          Marilyn Jean Esworthy of Binghamton Marilyn Jean (BeGasse) Esworthy, 80, of Binghamton, died Monday afternoon, August 4, 2008, at home, peacefully with her family at her side. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph W. Esworthy, Sr.; her parents, Otto and Miriam L. BeGasse; her brother, Bruce BeGasse; and a sister, Jeannette VanWormer. She is survived by her children, Cheryl and David White, Joseph W. Jr. and Charlotte Wage Esworthy, Michael Esworthy, Maureen and Charles Warren, John and Nancy McCoy…

                                                                                                          • Ewing, Elnor

                                                                                                            Elnor Ewing, 58, of Niagara Falls, died August 2, 2008 in Niagara Hospice, under the loving care of her family. Born March 1, 1950 in Niagara Falls, NY, the daughter of the late Wilbert and Annie Lois Alexander.Elnor was a graduate of NFHS and was a retiree of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, due to disability. She enjoyed arts and crafts, traveling and spending time with her family and friends. Surviving is her devoted husband of 38 years, Curtis Ewing; two daughters, China and Fredricka Ewing; two…

                                                                                                            • Faragiano, Rosolino P. "Russell"

                                                                                                              FARAGIANO - Rosolino P. Russell August 4, 2008. Beloved husband of providence H. (Manzella) Faragiano; dear father of Frances (Jack) Slatter, Joseph Sr. (Christine) Faragiano, Mary (Dean) Blattenberger and Rosalie Faragiano; loving grandfather of seven grandsons and four great-grandchildren; dearest brother of Frances Kolodziej and predeceased by one brother and five sisters; dear cousin of Benedetto Benny Brunetto; brother-in-law of Angeline Lentini; also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews.…

                                                                                                              • Fernald, Wayne

                                                                                                                Wayne Fernald formerly of Bainbridge Wayne Fernald, 70, passed away peacefully Friday, July 25, 2008. Wayne was born October 25, 1937 in Bainbridge, N.Y. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Patricia; two daughters, Sandy and Teresa; four sons, Wayne, Randy, Kenny, and Kris; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; his brother and best friend, Chuck; and sisters. A Memorial Service was held Wednesday, July, 30, 2008, in Valrico, Fla. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Association for…

                                                                                                                • Ferrera, Shirley A. (Enright)

                                                                                                                  may call Wednesday (TODAY) 2-4 7-9 PM at Dierna Funeral Home, 2309 Culver Rd. (Near Norton) her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday 10:30 AM at the Church of the Holy Spirit. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Those wishing may direct contributions to the Alzheimer's Assoc. in her memory. The family would like to thank the staff at Highlands at Brighton for their love and excellent care-giving.

                                                                                                                  • Feuz, John C.

                                                                                                                    invited. Please assemble at the church. The Rev. John Gaglione will officiate. A private entombment will be in Elmlawn Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials are preferred to the Boys and Girls Club of the Northtown?s Foundation, ?Bouquets for Barbara?, 54 Riverdale Ave., Buffalo, NY 14207.Guest registry available at .

                                                                                                                    • Finnegan, Joseph F.

                                                                                                                      FINNEGAN, Joseph F. - Two years today. Gone, but not forgotten, forever in our hearts.Love,WIFE, CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN,

                                                                                                                      • Fitzgerald, William "Bill"

                                                                                                                        William Emerson Fitzgerald of Vestal William "Bill" Fitzgerald, 87, of Vestal, died peacefully Monday afternoon, August 4th, at the Veterans Home in Oxford, N.Y. His parents, John and Betty Fitzgerald; his brother, John Fitzgerald; and sister, Louise Corse, predeceased him in death. He is survived by his daughters, Dr. Lynne Fitzgerald, Morehead, Ky., Pamela Fitzgerald, Endicott, N.Y., and Kimberly Fitzgerald, Binghamton, N.Y.; granddaughters, Stacy and husband, Jason Marcocci and Paula Mallery;…

                                                                                                                        • Flechsenhaar, Karen Elizabeth

                                                                                                                          Karen Elizabeth Flechsenhaar went home to be with her Savior and Lord Jesus on August 3, 2008. Karen was the cherished wife of Thomas E. Flechsenhaar, whom she married March 9, 1962. Karen and Tom were blessed with over 46 wonderful years together.Born January 10, 1940, Karen was the precious daughter of the late Donald Francis and Elizabeth Sipson Urtel, and the much-loved niece of the late Thelma Sipson. She was the loving and devoted mother of Wendy Sue (Michael) Andrews, Beth Ann (Keith) Krull and Amy…

                                                                                                                          • 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,…

                                                                                                                            • 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…

                                                                                                                                • Giardina, Bruna T.

                                                                                                                                  will be on Thursday, August 7, from 5-7 p.m. at Ramsay's Funeral Home, 275 S. Main St., Liberty, NY. Funeral services will be on Friday, August 8, at 11 a.m. at Ramsay's Funeral Home. The Rev. Ivan Csete will officiate. Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery, Liberty, NY. Funeral arrangements are by Ramsay's Funeral Homes Inc. Liberty, NY, 845-292-7160.

                                                                                                                                  • Gladys J. Bates

                                                                                                                                    Gladys J. Bates, 78, of 105 Geneva St., formerly of County Route 89, passed away Friday, July 25, 2008 at the Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles A. Bates on September 25, 2007. Friends may attend a Graveside Service for both Charles and Gladys on Friday, August 8, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at the Mitchellsville Cemetery, Rev. Lawrence Slater officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are by the LaMarche Funeral Home…

                                                                                                                                    • Glow, Bonnie L. (Blakeslee)

                                                                                                                                      GLOW - Bonnie L. (Blakeslee)August 2, 2008 of Angola, NY; beloved wife of Edward Glow; dear mother of Kyle (Chris) Hoffman, Sondra (Joseph) Willis, James (Cassie) McDonough and Tania Annarino; grandmother of eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; dear sister of Robert (Linda) Blakeslee, Leigh Earl, Lucille (Bruce) Komingisor, Richard (Valerie) Blakeslee and the late Roy Blakeslee; survived by many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be celebrated Thursday at Southtowns Christian Center,…

                                                                                                                                      • Grande, Patricia

                                                                                                                                        GRANDE, Patricia -Happy Birthday Ma. We love you and youre in our hearts always. Love,YOUR FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                        • Grant, Alethea

                                                                                                                                          Alethea Grant of Endicott After suffering a broken heart at the loss of her husband (Jerry), Alethea Mae (Tuttle) Grant, age 81, went to join him on August 4, 2008, just 2 weeks after his passing. Her family surrounded her with love and support at the Vestal Nursing Center on the last days of her time here on Earth. She was born November 27, 1926 in Endicott to the late Andrew and Mary E. (Knickerbocker) Tuttle. She was the last of 12 children. Surviving are her brother-in-law, Howard Grant; sons, Gerald…

                                                                                                                                          • Griffin, William

                                                                                                                                            Griffin, William Rochester: August 1, 2008. Calling hours, Thursday 7-9 pm at Metropolitan Funeral Chapels, 109 West Avenue. Funeral Service, Friday 11 am in the chapel. Interment, Oatka Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                            • Groff, Homer J.

                                                                                                                                              GROFF - Homer J. August 5, 2008. Of Grand Island. Father of Jeffrey Jerome Groff; brother of Patricia M. (George) Stephan and the late James Groff and Franklin Sawyer; uncle of Wendy Truesdale, Christopher Stephan, and Valerie Tacy; great uncle of Paul and Frank Truesdale; good friend of David Carminati; son of the late Helen M. and Homer J. Groff Sr. Friends may call Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the KAISER FUNERAL HOME, 1950 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island where funeral services will be held Friday at 10 AM.…

                                                                                                                                              • Hafferkamp, James F.

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                                                                                                                                                • Harrison, Francis Duane

                                                                                                                                                  HARRISON - Francis Duane Age 95, of Arcade, passed peacefully on August 4, 2008 at the Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home in Springville, NY. He was preceded in death by his only son, Duane Francis Harrison and is survived by his devoted wife of 61 years, Luella B. Harrison and dearest daughters Dianne Graf (David Hecker), of East Aurora and Sylvia Harrison, of Ontario, California. A lifelong resident of Arcade, NY, Francis was employed as a construction foreman at the Borden Company and retired from the…

                                                                                                                                                • Hasbrouck, Edith A.

                                                                                                                                                  New Paltz, NY Edith A. Hasbrouck, age 89, of New Paltz died Saturday, August 2, 2008 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, NY. Mrs. Hasbrouck was born June 5, 1919 in New York City, NY, the daughter of the late Frederick and the late Edith (Werli) Nagel. She was retired from SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY in 1988. She is survived by her Dear friends, Elaine Parisi of New Paltz, NY and George Howall of San Antonio, TX. Predeceased by brother, Frederick Nagel. Calling hours will be Friday, August 8…

                                                                                                                                                  • Hastings, Patricia E. "Cookie"

                                                                                                                                                    Hastings, Patricia E. "Cookie" Rochester: Our beloved aunt returned to the Lord on Sunday, August 3rd, 2008, at age 79. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:30 AM (Note Time Change) on Wednesday, August 6th at St. Jude the Apostle Church, 4100 Lyell Road. Private Interment.

                                                                                                                                                    • Hennig, Virginia M.

                                                                                                                                                      will be held on Thursday, August 7 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the William M. Gagan Funeral Home, Inc., 1525 Burlingham Rd., Pine Bush, NY. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, August 8 at 11 a.m. at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church with Pastor Robin Hogle officiating. Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Crematory in Newburgh. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Hopewell Presbyterian Church, PO Box 202, Thompson Ridge, NY 10985.…

                                                                                                                                                      • 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

                                                                                                                                                        • Holden, Theron T. (Tim)

                                                                                                                                                          Holden, Theron T. (Tim) Rochester: August 3, 2008 at age 97. Predeceased by his wife of 67 years, Alberta Rittenhouse Holden. He is survived by his daughters, Donna (Donald) Barratt of ME &FL, Trudi (Richard) McKeeby of NJ, and JoAnna Sheridan of NY; 8 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and 3 niecesm, including Jeanne Wiltsie of Rochester. He was a Graflex retiree. A Memorial Service will be held in September at Asbury First United Methodist Church. Donations may be made in his name to the Memorial…

                                                                                                                                                          • Hoover, Kenneth Lee "Kenny"

                                                                                                                                                            • Horsey Sr., Joseph W. "Joe"

                                                                                                                                                              and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Thursday, August 7th, from 7 to 9 p.m. His funeral service will be held Friday, August 8th, at 11:30 a.m. in St. Paul's Missionary Baptist Church, 402 Sullivan St., Elmira. Rev. Johnny Vaughn will officiate. Committal prayers and interment, with Military Honors, will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                              • Infant Wade Lee Dennison-Wheatley

                                                                                                                                                                Infant Wade Lee Dennison-Wheatley, beloved child of Jeromie Wheatley, Sr. and Lori Dennison, of Herkimer, went to be with the angels in heaven. His passing occurred on Thursday, July 31, 2008, at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown. He is survived by his beloved parents, Jeromie and Lori; his brothers and sisters, Tyler, Blake, Taylor, McKayla, Brooke and Jeromie Jr.; his maternal grandmother, Joan Renodin of Little Falls; maternal grandfather, Terry Dennison of Ilion; paternal grandparents, Evelyn and…

                                                                                                                                                                • Jack O. Boulden

                                                                                                                                                                  Mr. Jack O. Boulden, 81, of 52 Spencer St., Dolgeville, died Monday morning, Aug. 4, 2008, at his residence, surrounded by his children and other family members. Jack was on dialysis for the past year and a half and his death was due to kidney failure. Jack was born on November 19, 1926, in Buffalo, the son of John and Gladys (Oliver) Boulden and attended local schools. He was a veteran of World War II, having enlisted in the United States Navy at the age of 17 on June 29, 1944, and being honorably…

                                                                                                                                                                  • Jarbeau, Robert O.

                                                                                                                                                                    PLATTSBURGH -- Robert O. Jarbeau, 72, of Linda Lane in Plattsburgh, passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born in West Warwick, R.I., on Sept. 18, 1935, the son of Omer and Coranna (Bertrand) Jarbeau., He served in the U.S. Army and served from 1953 to 1956 during the Korean Conflict. He worked for Boeing in Seattle, Wash., as a pipefitter for 10 years and then became a police officer in Medina, Wash., and retired after 24 years of service. He enjoyed building…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Jephson, Ethel Smith

                                                                                                                                                                      Ethel Smith Jephson Albrightsville, Pa. Ethel Jephson, 96, went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 1, 2008. She is survived by two sons, James Smith Jephson and Helen Gietz Jephson, Endicott, N.Y., and Robert Owen Jephson and Joan Carol Jephson, Mendham, N.J.; two grandchildren, James W., Vestal, N.Y. and John R., Glenside, Pa., and five great-grandchildren, Dean, Brent, Lee, Christie and Jack. Ethel was predeceased by her husband, George F. Jephson in 1988, and by all of her generation in the family.…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Jones, Liton

                                                                                                                                                                        JONES - Liton Died 8/2/2008, funeral services will be held at State Tabernacle C.O.G.I.C. 234 Glenwood Ave, Thursday 8/7 1 PM visitation, 2 PM services, Arrangements intrusted to MEMORIAL CHAPELS OF BUFFALO, 66 East Utica St. Internment Forest Lawn. Pastor Russel C. Bell.,

                                                                                                                                                                        • Joy, Virginia G.

                                                                                                                                                                          JOY - Virginia G. Of Kenmore, formerly of Attica, August 4, 2008, mother of Frankie L. (Dan) Gallagher, Tim (Norma) Joy and Patrick Joy; sister of William (Helen) Gephart, Lester E. Gephart, Beverly Shaw, Patricia (late Richard) Sondericker and the late Doris I. Sondericker; two grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, one step-great grandson and many nieces and nephews. Calling hours Thursday 5-9 PM at MARLEY FUNERAL HOME, 135 Main St., Attica, where a funeral service will be held Friday at 1:00 PM.…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Kemp, Ann Marie

                                                                                                                                                                            KEMP - Ann Marie (nee Nolan) Of Kenmore, entered into rest August 4, 2008 beloved wife of Francis P. Kemp; Devoted mother of Roland Smith Jr., (Tammy) Jung, Ann Marie (Allan) Green; cherished grandmother of William Smith, and several grand and great grandchildren; loving daughter of the late Jeremiah and Alice (nee Dosset) Nolan; dear sister of Alice (late Bill) Toczynski, Jane (late Ralph) Claps, Edward Nolan, Carol (Felix) Dinunzio, the late Patricia (Alvin) DeGlopper, and the late Jeremiah (Kay) Nolan,…

                                                                                                                                                                            • Kendall, Irene J.

                                                                                                                                                                              KENDALL - Irene J. Of Springville. August 1, 2008. Wife of the late Robert; mother of Robert C. III, Clarence Bill (Denise) Darlene Bridges, Cheryl (Curt John) Kendall, and the late Lorraine Kendall; sister of Patricia (Dave) Smith, Jan Morse, and the late Maynard Lux, and Arlene Grainger; grandmother of 9; great grandmother of 10. Also survived by one great great grandson and several nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at the St. Aloysius RC Church, 190 Franklin St., Springville.…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Kennelly, Marie E.

                                                                                                                                                                                KENNELLY - Marie E. August 3, 2008; daughter of the late of Joseph and Agnes (Finnerty) Kennelly; sister of the late William Kennelly; sister-in-law of Anne (Weber) Kennelly; aunt of Kathleen (Dennis) Pawlikowski, Margaret (Michael) Gianadda and William A. (Kelly) Kennelly; great-aunt of Patrick, Tara, and Sean Kennelly, Michael, Olivia and Carly Gianadda. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 AM at Infant of Prague Church, 921 Cleveland . Flowers gratefully declined,. Memorials…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Koeb, Rod

                                                                                                                                                                                  Rod Koeb of Montrose, Pa. Rod Koeb, 62, of Montrose, Pa., passed away Sunday, August 3, 2008. Born September 11, 1945 in Binghamton, N.Y., he was the son of Ida B. (Bajkowski) Koeb and the late Roland E. Koeb. He was employed by P&G as an electrical and instrument technician before his retirement in 2000. Rod served during the Vietnam War. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Montrose, the Central Conservation Club, Silver Creek Lodge and the NRA. Rod enjoyed hunting and watching the NHRA. He…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Korchuk, Margaret (Parniuk)

                                                                                                                                                                                    . In lieu of flowers, please plant a flower in her memory. Visitation Wednesday 4-7 PM.,

                                                                                                                                                                                    • LOUISE E. VanORMAN

                                                                                                                                                                                      Louise E. VanOrman, 91, formerly of Jasper and Canisteo, entered into rest today (Aug. 4, 2008) at Hornell Gardens, where she had resided since 2001. Louise was born April 12, 1917, in Rochester, to Bert and Elizabeth (Miller) Roe. On Dec. 25, 1937 in Canisteo she married Harvey O. VanOrman, who predeceased her June 12, 2007. In addition to her husband, she also was predeceased by two sisters, Eileen Drake and Mary Jean Clark. Louise was a lifelong resident of the Canisteo Valley, living first in Jasper for…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • LaBarre, Michael N.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Michael N. "Mike" LaBarre, PLATTSBURGH -- Michael N. "Mike" LaBarre, 43, of Lozier Place, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at his home., He was born in Plattsburgh on April 6, 1965, son of James and June (Elvidge) LaBarre., Mike graduated from Plattsburgh High School in 1983. He enjoyed playing football. Mike coached and played football for the Plattsburgh Northstars. He coached for the Vermont Ice Storm Football team., Michael is survived by his one daughter, Santana…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • LaBounty, Leonard G.

                                                                                                                                                                                          BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. -- Leonard G. LaBounty, 94, died at Saratoga Hospital in Saratoga Springs on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008., He was born on March 31, 1914, in Keeseville. He was the son of the late Frank and Amelia Spooner LaBounty., He was Proprietor of LaBounty Refuse Service, Ballston Spa. Leonard was a member of the Clifton Parks Elks, life member of the Knights of Columbus and a communicant of St. Mary's Church, Ballston Spa., The family would like to thank the Saratoga County Public Health Nurses and…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Labetti, Carmela P. (Sellitto)

                                                                                                                                                                                            Dongan Hills Virginia Funeral Chapel, 1707 Hylan Blvd. on Friday 9:30 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Ann's Church 10 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Visiting hours Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Lamb, Marjorie Mae

                                                                                                                                                                                              CHATEAUGAY -- Marjorie Mae Lamb, 86, of East Main Street, Chateaugay, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2008, at the Alice Hyde Medical Center, Malone., Born in Chateaugay on July 30, 1922, she was the daughter of Sylvester Wainwright and Florence Perham Wainwright., In September of 1937, she was married to Richard Lamb in Chateaugay. He predeceased her on March 3, 1976., Mrs. Lamb was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church, Chateaugay. She was a member of the altar and rosary society., She is survived by four sons…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Landis, Michael D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                Landis, Michael D. McLean, Virginia: On July 25, 2008 of McLean, Virginia, formerly of Rochester, NY. Michael is survived by his parents, Barbara Landis of Binghamton, NY and Dennis Landis of Romulus, NY and his maternal grandmother, Dorothy Trout of Zephyrhills, FL. He is also survived by two brothers, James Landis, Seneca Falls, NY, and Kirk (Deanna) Landis, Penfield, NY; one niece, Lauren Landis, one nephew, Brandon Landis; his aunt, Arlene Mathias, Binghamton, NY and many other loving aunts, uncles,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lazarowics, Laura L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  will be held on Thursday, August 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home, 401 Broadway in Monticello. Her funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, August 8 at 10 a.m. at St. Peter's Church, Broadway and Liberty Street in Monticello. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home of Monticello. For additional information, please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lazeroff, Roslyn

                                                                                                                                                                                                  wishing may contribute to St. John's Home or to a favorite charity in her memory. Following the funeral a period of mourning will be observed at 10 Larwood Drive, Brighton from 7 to 9 PM Thursday only.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • LeCounte, Lorena

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Lester, Patricia M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lester, Patricia M. Brighton: Passed away Monday, August 4, 2008, at age 58. She was predeceased by her parents, Frederick and Margaret and nephew, Matthew Deveney. She is the beloved sister of Frederick (Adele) Lester, Margaret "Missy" (Gerard) Deveney, Michael Lester; aunt to Sara (Matt) Norris, Elizabeth Deveney, Grace Deveney, Stephanie (Eric) Zagrocki, Frederick (Connie) Lester, Suzanne Lester, Terrence (Cecelia) Lester; along with many cousins and grand-nieces and nephews. The family will…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • MacGregor, John S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        . Memorials to Hospice Buffalo Inc. Mr. MacGregor was an army veteran of WWII, Americal Division. Arrangements by ErIe county cremation service824-6435,

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • McCrea, Merritt H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            ALBANY -- Merritt H. McCrea, 83, of Albany, passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady., He was born Aug. 19, 1924, the son of the late George Hamilton McCrea and Mabel Arvilla (Gibbs) McCrea., He married Eleanor Peters on Sept. 3, 1950, in Washington, D.C. He was a Disabled American Veteran of World War II serving as a Combat Infantryman with the 41 Infantry of the U.S. Army earning a battle star. He graduated from Albany Business College., Merritt is predeceased by one brother,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • McCulloch, Frances (Fisher)

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Dongan Hills Virginia Funeral Chapel, 1707 Hylan Blvd. on Friday 10:30 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Ann Church 11:00 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Visiting hours Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • McGill, Peter B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • McLoughlin, John

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the Hanley Funeral Home, 60 New Dorp Lane, Saturday 9:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial, St. Charles Church 10:15 A.M. A private cremation will follow. Friends will be received Thursday 7-9 P.M. and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mercer, Bert

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mercer, Bert Keuka Lake/Penfield: On Monday, August 4th, 2008 at the age of 97. Predeceased by his wife Helen, brothers Charles and George and twin sister Ethel. He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law Nancy and Bill Bonter, Ginger and Bill Brown, and Jill and Jim Brasser. His grandchildren Kim and Pete, Steve and Wendy, Pam, Mark, Jeff and Cathy, John and Bonnie, and Jacquie. His great-grandchildren Hannah, Luke, Brandon, Heather, Kayla, Michael, Steven and twins Ashley and Kellie. His sister Kay…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Miller, Gordon G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Miller, Gordon G. Davie, FL /Hamlin: Gordon G. Miller, 90, July 15, 2008 in FL. He is survived by his wife, Sheila Miller; children, Richard, Robert, William, Joseph Miller, Richard &Scott Rose; brother, Kenneth; sisters, Joyce (Gerald) Lemcke and Joanne Klafehan; grandson, Joshua. He was predeceased by his brother, Chester. A Memorial Service will be held Sat., Aug. 16, 11am at the Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home, 735 East Ave. Hilton. Inurnment with military honors will follow at Lakeside Cemetery in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Miller, Mary A. (Laub)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave, Castleton Corners, on Saturday. Mass of Christian Burial St. Patrick's RC Church 10 A.M. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Friends will be received Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Molin, Roberta

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Molin, Roberta (Deusenbery) Naples: On July 31 Roberta passed away peacefully at home in Punta Gorda, FL. She is survived by her loving husband Allen, children Michelle (Steve) Woroniecki and Michael (Karen) Molin; grandchildren, Ashley and Blake, mother Mary Jane Deusenbery; sisters, Kay (Tom) Cadigan, Janis (Ed) Pridmore, Joann Deusenbery, Nancy (Jim) Deusenbery and brother Rob (Karen) Deusenbery; many nieces and nephews. We remember her as a person who truly lived a life through Jesus Christ. A memorial…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Murphy, Doris A. (Schlegel)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Murphy, Doris A. (Schlegel) Farmersville TX/Gates: On August 3, 2008. Survived by her daughters, Judy (Ron) Miller of TX; Beverly Currie of Alabama and Barbara Husbands of CA; 8 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; nieces &nephews. Family &friends are welcome to gather at the main gate to White Haven Memorial Park on Thursday 10:45 am where a service will be held in All Seasons Chapel 11 am. Interment to follow. Expressions of sympathy can be sent to the Alzheimer's Assoc. 435 E. Henrietta Rd.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Murray, Mkarie E. (Sullivan)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              murray - Marie E. (nee Sullivan)August 3, 2008, of Depew, NY, formerly of Woodside, NY, beloved wife of John R. Ray Murray; dearest mother of John (Kathy), Thomas (Cynthia), Daniel (Marianne) and Richard Murray and Patrice Murray-Braun; former mother-in-law of Thomas Braun; grandmother of 10; sister of Kathleen (Richard) Stuart. Family will be present Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 at the HOY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3855 Seneca St., West Seneca, where prayers will be said Thursday morning at 9, followed by a Mass olf…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Neeb, Arthur E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                NEEB - Arthur E. August 1, 2008, age 88, beloved son of the late Edward C. and Dorothy C. (Frank) Neeb; fondest brother of the late Milton R. (late Caroline) Neeb; uncle of Carol Lynn (Larry) Zimmerman, Krystal, Jonathan and Mikayla Zimmerman; longtime partner of Arthur J. Picogna. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, August 9, 2008 at 1 PM in Forest Lawn Cemetery Chapel. No prior visitation. Arrangements by the STEPHAN-BURNS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 266 East St. at Austin…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ode, Theresa H. (Hatem)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ODE - Theresa H. (nee Hatem)Of Buffalo, entered into rest August 3, 2008, beloved wife of the late Edward A. Ode; devoted mother of Edward Tod Ode, Fred Ode, Denise (William) OShei and the late George (Becky) Ode; cherished grandmother of Dawn, Michael (Sandy), Chad, Sean, Tim (Patty), Katie, Brian and Kevin; adored great-grandmother of Matthew, Bryanna, Colin and Taryn; loving daughter of the late George and Rose (nee Joseph) Hatem; dear sister of Ernest (Evelyn) Hatem and the late Martha (late Fred)…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Oehlbeck, Robert J. (Bob)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Oehlbeck, Robert J. (Bob) Clermont, FL: Age 63, loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, and dear friend, went to join our Heavenly Father on August 2nd, 2008. Born in Rochester, NY to William J. and Verna C. Oehlbeck, he served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps. Retiring from Eastman Kodak after nearly 30 years, Bob was employed by Disney World Security since 1998 where he enjoyed welcoming guests with an open and joyous heart, as he did all his friends and acquaintances. He is survived by his wife of 28…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Oglesby, Helen Milligan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Milligan Oglesby, Helen Derwood, MD: Our loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Great-grandmother, age 92, passed peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Savior on July 31, 2008 in Derwood, MD. Helen was born on September 18, 1915 in Rochester, NY, the oldest of nine children born to Frank and Nellie (McKissock) Westfall. She married Frank H. Milligan on September 17, 1937, and he predeceased her in 1969. She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Richard Wellington Oglesby; six children: Frank…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Opperman, Isabel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton, Saturday 8:45 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Mount Carmel Church 9:30 A.M. Interment Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn. Friends will be received Thursday and 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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Osborne Sr, Patrick "Danny"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Patrick "Danny" Harold Osborne, Sr. of Vestal Patrick "Danny" Osborne, Sr., 75, of Vestal, N.Y. passed away July 31st, 2008 at Lourdes Hospital. Danny was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Sally; sister, Pearl Gulich; brother, Ben Tucker; father, Harold James Osborne; mother, Dora Powell; and stepfather, Frederick Powell. Danny is survived by sister, Jean Starace; sons, Patrick Osborne, Jr. and wife, Maureen, Harrisburg, Pa.; Erich Osborne, Endicott, N.Y.; granddaughter, Ashley;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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. At Phyllis’ request there will be no prior calling hours. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Monday at St. Ann’s Church. A complete obituary will appear in The Evening Tribune later this week. Arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St.,  Hornell. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Pahl, D. George

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              D. George Pahl, 78, of Holiday, FL, passed away on Monday, August 4, 2008 at his residence. Born in North Tonawanda, NY on June 17, 1930, George was a retired Sales Engineer for Harrison Radiator, was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, and a Korean Conflict Veteran of the United States Marine Corp. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Theresa Pahl of Holiday, FL; a daughter, Beverly Paul of New Port Richey, FL; a son, Michael G. Pahl of Lockport, NY; two sisters, Betty J Rich of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Palmateer, Donald Fredrick

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ESSEX, N.Y. -- Donald Fredrick Palmateer, 83, of Essex, N.Y., and formerly of Ardonia, N.Y., died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008, at the Elizabethtown Community Hospital., He was born Dec. 31, 1924, in Highland, N.Y., the son of William and Maud (Thorn) Palmateer., He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Donald E. Palmateer and Barbara; four grandchildren, Donald E. Jr., Gary, Kristean and Jessica Palmateer; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews., He was predeceased by his wife, Thelma…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Post Sr., Francis B. "Frank"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  will be Thursday, August 7, from 5-8 p.m. at White and Venuto Funeral Home, 188 North Plank Rd., (Rte. 32) Newburgh, NY. Funeral services will take place at the funeral home at 8 p.m. following the visitation, with Pastor Gary Fitzpatrick. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Jarett D. Quick of Libby Funeral Home, Inc., 55 Teller Ave., Beacon, NY, 845-831-0179.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Prutznal, Francis J. "Frank"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Francis J. ?Frank? Prutznal, of North Tonawanda, entered into eternal rest Saturday, August 2, 2008 at DeGraff Memorial Hospital, after a lengthy illness, at the age of 41. Beloved son of Joseph G. and Diane (nee Ryen) Prutznal of North Tonawanda. Dear brother of Gregory (Carol) Prutznal of Pennsylvania.No prior visitation. Private funeral services were held. Arrangements by Saber Funeral Home (692-0271).Guest registry available at .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Robinson, Ethel (Kenyon)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Robinson - Ethel (nee Kenyon)Of Lancaster, NY and Crystal Beach, OT, August 3, 2008, beloved wife of the late Cornelius; loving mother of Cornelius Rob; sister of the late Frank, late Joseph, late Edith Fuldauer, late Margaret (late George) Hirsch and late John (late Sarah Jean). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Marys RC Church, Lancaster, NY, Thursday morning at 11 AM. No prior visitations. Arrangements by WENDEL &LOECHER FUNERAL HOME, INC.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rossi, Joseph R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Joseph R. Rossi, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Monday, August 4, 2008, in Niagara Falls Memorial Hospital. He was born in Niagara Falls, NY, on July 14, 1959, the son of the late Anthony L. "Miggs" and Angelina (Fusillo) Rossi.Joseph graduated from Trott Vocational High School in 1977, where he played one year of Varsity Baseball and three years of hockey. He was employed with the Niagara Parking Ramps and later became a laborer with Labor Local # 91, from 1981 until 2004. Joseph was a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rusnak, Margaret G. (Geist)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              RUSNAK - Margaret G (Geist)August 3, 2008. Beloved wife of late Joseph Rusnak; dearest mother of Betty, John (Mary Ann) Rusnak, Deborah (Francis) Green, and the late Michael A. Rusnak; also survived by seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren; predeceased by brothers and sisters; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral services from BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME INC, 3025 Williams St, (near Union Rd.) Cheektowaga Friday at 10:30 AM. Family present Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM Flowers gratefully…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Russell, Carole J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Carole J. Russell of Wausau, Wisconsin Carole J. Russell, 69, of Wausau, Wisconsin, died Wednesday, July 30, 2008, after cancer surgery. Carole was born November 10, 1938 at Binghamton's General Hospital, the daughter of Florence and E. Stanley Russell. She graduated from Johnson City High School in 1958. She relocated to Wausau, Wis. with her daughter, Colleen, in 1994. She is survived by her daughter, Colleen Arias, Wausau; four grandchildren; her sister, Jean Russell, Hudson, Wis.; two brothers,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Schanzer, Matilda

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SCHANZER - Matilda August 4, 2008-In Seattle, Wa. Wife of the late Jacob Schanzer; mother of Jeffrey (Bernadette-Speach) and Howard (Augusta-Sedoff) Schanzer; grandmother of Elaine Schanzer; sister of Eda (Garry) Feinstadt. Funeral services will be held from AMHERST MEMORIAL CHAPEL, INC. 281 Dodge Rd. Thursday at 11 AM. No prior visitations. In lieu of flowers those wishing may make donations to Jewish Family Services,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Schiffman, Philip C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      will be held on Friday, August 8 from 5-9 p.m. at David T. Ferguson Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 9 at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Orange County Veteran's Cemetery in Goshen, NY. Arrangements under the care of the David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, 20 North St., Washingtonville, NY 10992, 845-496-9106.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Schmidt, Edward E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        . Burial will be at Hawleyton Cemetery at a later date.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Schurgot, Anne D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            are invited to her Divine Liturgy, Friday 10:30am at St. Josaphat's Ukrainian Catholic Church. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. John's Nursing Home, 150 Highland Ave., Rochester, NY 14620. PAUL W. HARRIS FUNERAL HOME 570 Kings Highway So. 544-2041

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Scull Sr., Harry F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SCULL - Harry F., Sr. August 4, 2008, of Springville, NY, husband of Evelyn (nee Smith) Scull; father of Harry F. Jr. (Jeanine), Michael (Dawn) and Daniel (Katherine) Scull; grandfather of Michael, Tyler and the late Kaylee Scull; brother of Gerald (Dorothy) and the late Norman Scull. Friends may call Wednesday 7-9 PM and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the SMITH-WEISMANTEL FUNERAL HOME INC., 271 E. Main St., Springville. Funeral Service will be held Friday morning from the First United Methodist Church,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Silverman, George

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, August 6, at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh, NY 12550. A Funeral Service will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 7, in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh. To send a personal condolence or for directions to the funeral home, please visit or call 845-561-8300.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Simmons, Virginia (Kondol)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SIMMONS - Virginia (nee Kondol)August 4, 2008, beloved wife of the late Thaddeus Simmons; dear sister of Michael (Florence) Kondol; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Friday from 3-8 PM at the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME INC. (Southtowns Chapel), 3155 Orchard Park Rd., where a prayer service will be held Saturday at 9:30 AM. Online register book at,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Smith, Patricia M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PATRICIA M. SMITH, 82, of Jacob Road, Owls Head, N.Y., died Friday morning, 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 Relation., 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 on Monday at 11:30 a.m. Burial will…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Snow, Wayne A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      WAYNE A. SNOW, 91, of Truman Avenue, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh., Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to the Heald Funeral Home, 48 Court St., Plattsburgh., Associated Press content ©2007. All rights reserved. AP content may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed., ., .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Stafford, Donald A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Donald A. Stafford of Binghamton Donald A. Stafford, 77, passed away peacefully Sunday, August 3, 2008. He was predeceased by his wife, Eleanor Stafford; parents, Lindon and Edna Stafford; sister, Shirley Inman; brothers, Dale, Fred, Jim, Richard, Robert and Charles (Frankie) Stafford. He is survived by his sister, Doris and Carlton Clark; brothers, Leon, Glenn and William and Patricia Stafford; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He was a member of the Sanitaria Springs United…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Starr, Esther Page

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Esther Page Starr of Stamford, Conn. Esther Page Starr passed away August 3, 2008 surrounded by her loving family. Esther was born in Columbus, Ohio on April 5, 1926. She was a resident of Stamford for over 40 years. She is survived by her daughters, Susan Starr (Danny Pratt), Binghamton, N.Y., and Rachel Starr Radin (Alan Radin), Orange, Conn.; grandchildren, Morgan and Miles Radin; and her beloved feline companion, Smokey. She also leaves behind a sister, Mary (James) Day; and brother, Walter (Eva) Page,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Stephany, Austin (Bud)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call Wednesday, 1-4 PM, 7-9 PM at the JOHN M. HEDGES FUNERAL HOME , 1717 Portland Ave. (at the corner of Portland Ave. and Ridge Rd. E.). Funeral Mass Thursday at 10:30 AM at Peace of Christ Parish at St. Ambrose Church. Interment Oakwood Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to William H. Riley Memorial Scholarship, Saint John Fisher College, atten: Development Office, 3690 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14618. Bud will forever be remembered for his service to others, as a long time member and past…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Stevenson, Charlett (Muschaweck)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                STEVENSON - Charlotte O. (nee Muschaweck)Of Elma Aug 4, 2008. Beloved wife of the late James Stevenson; step-mother of four children, seven grandchildren, and thirteen great grandchildren; survived by brothers and sisters. Friends may call Thurs. 2-4, and 7-8 PM, with a funeral service to follow at the PAUL A. KLOC BLOSSOM CHAPELS INC. 4680 Clinton St. (cr Borden Rd.) W. Seneca (668-5666) Sentiment may be expressed through a donation to Hospice at South Buffalo Mercy Hospital in memory of Charlotte O.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Strom, Margaret

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  will be held on Thursday, August 7 from 6-9 p.m. at James F. Lulves Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Avenue A, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY. Funeral services will be on Friday, August 8 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Willow Dell Cemetery, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY. Donations may be made in Margaret's memory to Storm King Engine Co. Ladies Auxiliary, PO Box 233, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520. Arrangements are under the direction of James F. Lulves Funeral Home, Inc.; 845-534-2550.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Teamore, Dorothy Marie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Teamore, Dorothy Marie Rochester: Died August 4, 2008. Graveside Service, Wednesday (Today) at 9:30 AM at Oatka Cemetery. THOMAS FUNERAL CHAPELS INC. 4545 LAKE AVENUE 663-3837

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Teeter, Cynthia Ann

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Burn-Trauma ICU, C/O Strong Memorial Hospital, 610 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14627.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Torrillo, Christy (Martin)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Trinder, Frank Henry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              TRINDER, Frank Henry 86, husband of Mildred Prior Trinder, died Sunday, August 3, 2008, at the Hospice Care Center in Lexington, KY. Born in Reading, England, he was the son of the late George Henry and Alice Walker Trinder. Frank was a navigator in the US Army Corps during World War II and graduated from Babson College in 1948. He retired from Corning Glass Works in Corning, NY and relocated to Kentucky. He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Mildred; and three daughters, Alice (Kenneth) Johnson of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Tufano, Joseph M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Port Jervis, NY Mr. Joseph M. Tufano of Port Jervis, NY a lifetime resident of the area, passed away Sunday, August 3, 2008 at home. He was 61. He was born July 23, 1947 in Port Jervis, NY, the son of the late Alfred and the late Pauline Ritzel Tufano. He was married to Carol Harford Tufano for 37 years. He proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps. during Vietnam. He was a supporter of the PBA and a member of the Disabled American Veterans Association. Survivors include his loving wife, Carol at home; one…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Vandervoort, Adrian J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Gardiner, NY Adrian J. Vandervoort, age 85, of Gardiner died Tuesday, August 5, 2008 at the home of his daughter, surrounded by his family. Mr. Vandervoort was born September 10, 1922 in Noordwijk, The Netherlands, the son of the late Johannes A. and the late Theodora C. (Alkemade) Vandervoot, one of eleven children. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Cardinal Spellman Council # 5800, and the 4th Degree Assembly and color guard. He was an Eucharistic Minister at St. Charles Church, Gardiner, and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Vernieri, Louise

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Vincent, Dorothy (Piechowiak)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wasnock, Emma M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may call on Thursday (2-4, 7-9 PM) at the Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. Family and friends are invited to attend her Memorial Service on Friday at 4 PM at East Shelby Community Bible Church, preceded by private committal for family at 3PM at Bates Road Cemetery. Pastor Erik Olsen will officiate. Memorials may be made to East Shelby Community Bible Church or Senior Citizens of Western Orleans, Inc.On line guest register at .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wilkens, Eloise Arlene

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Eloise Arlene Wilkens of Windsor formerly of Whitestone, LI, New York Eloise Arlene Wilkens, age 90, passed away Saturday, August 2, 2008. She was predeceased by her husband, George M. Wilkens; her daughter, Arlene Lois Ormond; her parents and sisters. Eloise is survived by her family:daughter, Judith and William McIntyre; grandchildren, Dianna and Kim Harden, James McIntyre and fiancee, Rose Vazquez, Dawn and Donald Vawter, Jonathan McIntyre and his girlfriend, Caitlin Miles, Kristine and Robert…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • William H. Hare

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              William H. Hare, age 75, of 6684 Roosevelt Ave., Bath, NY, died peacefully on August 2, 2008, surrounded by his loving family. Bill was born March 21, 1933 in N. Hornell, NY, the son of William H. Hare and Mary W. Watson. He married Glenna Covell on May 12, 1951. Bill proudly served his country in the Korean War from 1951 to 1954. He retired in 1995 from the Steuben Health Care Facility. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, VFW, Elks and Loyal Order of Moose. He is survived by his wife and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Wilson, Inez M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, on Wednesday, August 6, from 12 to 1 p.m. Funeral Services honoring her life will follow at 2 p.m. with Reverend Belvy White officiating. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY. A "Candle of Remembrance" may be left for her family in Obituaries at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Wolfe Jr., Lloyd Churchill "LC"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home &Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Thursday, August 7, 2008 from 7-9 p.m. and again on Friday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will take place at the funeral home on Saturday afternoon at 12:30 p.m. officiated by Reverend Richard Farrell. Graveside services will follow in Fitzsimmons Cemetery, Southport. Memorial Donations may be directed to Southern Tier Hospice in his memory.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wolff, Alvin J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WOLFF - Alvin J. August 3, 2008, of Kenmore, NY; beloved husband for 59 years to Ruth (OBrien) Wolff; survived by several nieces, nephews, and cousins; brother-in-law of Janet (OBrien) Thorton. Friends may call Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., where funeral services will be held Friday morning at 10:30. Friends invited. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kenmore United Church of Christ.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Yatwa, Fran (Sorokata)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home, 1289 Forest Ave, P.R., on Thursday 9 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Holy Family Church 9:45 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends will be received Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home Family Owned

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Young, Owen W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Young, Sheila M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          . Arrangements by LOOMIS OFFERS &LOOMIS INC. MEMORIAL CHAPEL,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Caiello, Helen

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Carlson, Gertrude J.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Cassese, Nicholas Joseph "Nick"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Chandler, Joyce M.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Commarto, Nancy A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Connelly, Thomas M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • DeRespiris, Peter F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Delbalso, Josephine L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Dellich, Michael J.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Farrell Sr., John Joseph

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Feiss, Arthur J.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Gallagher, Arthur Donald

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Godino, Luigi

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Handley, Michael C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Henderson, Henry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Hofer, Maria A. "Toni"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Jagy, Barbara Kay Bond

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Johnson, Kenneth P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Kelly, Margaret Mallon

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • LaJoy, Paul

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Lent, Robert F.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Lodman Sr., Jerry Dean

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • MacDonald, Joyce C.

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