Friday, August 15, 2008

New York Daily Obituaries 08/15/08

  • Acoff, Althea

    ACOFF - Althea August 11, 2008. Wake Services will be held Saturday at 11 AM, followed by a 12 noon funeral service, at One Inc Christ, 940 Broadway. Interment, St. Matthews Cemetery. Arrangements by UNITED MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 3272 Bailey.,

    • Agnello, August D.

      • Ann Riker Wood Stopper

        Ann Riker Wood Stopper passed away Sunday (Aug. 10, 2008) in her home in Sun City West. She was born Oct. 7, 1929 in Orange, N.J., to Florence (Fox) and Donald B. Riker. She lived in Maplewood, N.J., graduated from Columbia High School, Stephens College in Columbia, Mo., and SUNY Geneseo in New York. She married Robert E. Wood Jr. and lived in Alfred, N.Y. for over 35 years, where their son, Marc, grew up. Bob and Marc predeceased Ann. She married William Stopper of Alfred in 1992. They lived in Colorado…

        • Anna (Colucci) Amarosa

          Mrs. Anna (Colucci) Amarosa, age 88, of Little Falls, passed away on Saturday, August 9, 2008, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Born in Utica on November 30, 1919, Anna was the daughter of the late Donato and Theresa (Matarrese) Colucci. She was raised and educated locally. On April 23, 1938, she married Eugene J. “Gino” Amarosa with whom she shared 59 years in a union blessed with true love and companionship prior to Gino’s passing on July 6, 1997. In Anna’s earlier years, she worked in the mills…

          • Archdeacon, Thelma "Terry"

            ARCHDEACON - Thelma "Terry", of East Meadow, NY on August 14, 2008 in her 85th year. Beloved wife of Thomas. Loving mother of Sharon Ross (Kenneth), Noreen Larson (Bruce), and Robert. Cherished grandmother of 10 and proud great-grandmother of six. Reposing today, after 2pm, at The Charles J. O'Shea Funeral Home: 2515 N. Jerusalem Rd. (Exit 25N SS Pkwy) East Meadow, NY. Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, 8:00am, at St. Raphael's R.C. Church, East Meadow, NY. Interment to follow…

            • Arnone, Mary "Rosalind" (McDonough)

              ARNONE - Mary Rosalind (nee McDonough)August 12, 2008, beloved wife of Gabriel M. Arnone ; devoted mother of Jennifer (Daniel) McMillen and David Arnone ( Michelle Walters); dear sister of the late Joseph Gerald ( Jeanne Jean ) and Michael Earl ( Annette) McDonough; also survived by two grandchildren Nathan and Katherine. Friends may call Friday 3-8 PM at the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME INC., 3155 Orchard Park Rd, where funeral service will be held Saturday at 8:45 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial…

              • BEATRICE J. ‘BEA’ STEWART

                Beatrice J. “Bea” Stewart, 69, of County Route 61, passed away Monday (Aug. 11, 2008) at her home after an extended illness with cancer. Bea was born March 11, 1939, in Locks Mills, Pa., to Russell and Kathleen (Ludwig) Campbell. On Aug. 24, 1957, in Austin, Pa., she married Norman E. Stewart, who predeceased her in February of 2007. She was also predeceased by an infant son, Norman E. Stewart, Jr. and a brother, Russell Campbell. Bea and her husband had lived for many years on their farm on County…

                • Barth Jr., Philip C.

                  will be present to receive friends Friday 2-8 PM at BEACH-TUYN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5541 Main St. (at Cayuga Rd.), Williamsville. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Saturday morning at 10:30 in SS Peter &Paul Church, Williamsville (please assemble at Church). Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to The West Point Assn of Graduates, 698 Mills Rd., West Point, NY 10996.,

                  • Bellet, James K.

                    BELLET - James K. Suddenly July 22, 2008; son of Kenneth and the late RoseMarie; stepson of Linda (Kaiser); brother of Marie, late RoseMary, Daniel (Ellen) and Tracy (Kaiser).,

                    • Bianco, Barbara J.

                      BIANCO - Barbara J., of N. Babylon, N.Y. on August 9th, 2008 in her 54th year. Beloved wife of Jerry. Loving mother of Benjamin Bianco and Beth Ann Byrnes. Devoted daughter of Dorothy DeLalio and the late George. Cherished grandmother of Aidan, Emma, Samantha and Victoria. Dear sister of George and Steven DeLalio and the late Nancy DeMartino. Arrangements entrusted to Moloney's Hauppauge Funeral Home, 840 Wheeler Rd. (RT. 111), Hauppauge where memorial visiting will be held Monday 2-4 and 7-9pm.…

                      • Biddle, Beatrice Irene

                        Beatrice Irene (nee Grieve) Biddle, age 101, of Tonawanda, died Thursday, August 7, 2008 at Northgate Manor Health Care Facility. Born in Toronto, Ontario, she had been a resident of Tonawanda for more than 50 years and was the wife of Leonard Biddle who died in 1979. She was a 45 year member of the Del-Ton Home Bureau of Erie County. She is survived by two children, Beatrice B. (the late Jack) Miller of Tonawanda and Medford L. (Mildred) Biddle of Amherst. Also survived by several grandchildren and…

                        • Bielicki, Cecelia H. "Nana"

                          Cecelia H. "Nana" Bielicki, of Lockport, NY, entered into rest Wednesday, August 13, 2008 in Briody Health Care Facility. Born November 28, 1915 in Buffalo, NY, she was the daughter of the late John and Helen Tobolski Bojanek.Cecelia's father was a founding member of the Chopin Singing Society. While her three children were growing up she was active in PTA and card clubs. Earlier she was a member of the St. Theresa Sodality and Church Choirs. Cecelia worked at Omel Furniture, AM and…

                          • Biggins, Thomas H.

                            Thomas H. Biggins, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at Crestwood Health Care Facility. He was born in Braddock, PA on August 9, 1922, the son of the late Thomas and Rosena (Holmes) Biggins.Mr. Biggins moved to Niagara Falls in 1927 with his family. He graduated from St. Mary's High School, where he was the captain of the 1938 State Championship Football Team. He served with the US Army during World War II.Mr. Biggins was a bricklayer and later became the business agent for…

                            • Bisquert, Victoria R.

                              will be held today, August 15 from 6-9 p.m. at The David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, 20 North St., Washingtonville, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, August 16 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Chapel, 1 Father Tierney Circle, Washingtonville. Cremation will be private. Arrangements under the care of Thomas A. Murray of the David T. Ferguson Funeral Home; 845-496-9106.

                              • Blair, Ethel Jean

                                Ethel Jean Blair of Binghamton A viewing will be held from 9:30-11:00 a.m., Saturday at Faith Bible Church, 1807 Hawleyton Rd., Binghamton. The service will follow at 11:00 a.m., officiated by Pastor John Treischmann. Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park. Arrangements are by the Coleman &Daniels Funeral Home, 300 East Main St., Endicott.

                                • Boone, Gardner

                                  • Brannigan, James

                                    Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave, Castleton Corners, on Monday Mass of Christian Burial St. Rita's Church 11:15 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Saturday 7-9 P.M. and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.

                                    • Burke, John F.

                                      John F. Burke of Susquehanna, Pa. The Funeral Services for John F. Burke will be held on Saturday, August 16th at 9:30 a.m. at the Hennessey's Funeral Home, 747 Jackson Ave., Susquehanna, and 10 a.m. at the St. John's Church in Susquehanna where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered by Rev. Albert Leonard. Burial will be in the St. John's Cemetery in Susquehanna, Pa. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

                                      • Burkitt, Frank E.

                                        Sunday 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral Mass Monday 10am at St. Mark R.C. Church. Interment LI National Cemetery.

                                        • Bushey, Gloria M.

                                          PLATTSBURGH -- Gloria M. Bushey, 83, formerly of Sailly Avenue and most recently of the Samuel S. Vilas Home, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. She was born in Malone March 25, 1925, daughter of the late Joseph Samuel and Dora Josephine (Riley) Bushey., Gloria was very involved in Academia; she had been employed by SUNY Plattsburgh for many years. She was active in local community arts, belonging to Community Choral. The highlight of her life was sailing through the…

                                          • Butler, Thomas

                                            Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton, Saturday. 10:45 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Rita's Church 11:30 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Thursday 7-9 P.M. 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

                                            • Canty, Naomi Irene

                                              CANTY - Naomi Irene, of Hauppauge, N.Y. on August 12th, 2008 just short of her 78th year. Beloved wife of the late Robert. Devoted mother of Juanita Marie Simpson (Ray). Cherished grandmother of Carla, Ray Jr., Alanna and Jonathan. Dear aunt of Sam Braithwaite (Renee), Barbara Braithwaite and Bruce Boston. Reposing Moloney's Hauppauge Funeral Home 840 Wheeler Rd. (Rt. 111) Hauppauge where a religious service will be held on Sunday 8pm. Funeral service Monday 10am at funeral home. Interment following…

                                              • Cass, Kirsten

                                                at M.A.Connell Funeral Home, 934 New York Ave, Huntington Station August 16th Saturday 2-5pm and 7-9pm.

                                                • Cefaratti, Geraldine A. (Skarupinski)

                                                  • Cella, Catherine "Kay"

                                                    MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD. on Saturday 8:45 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Holy Family R.C. Church 9:15 A.M. Interment Ocean View Cemetery. Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. WWW.MATTHEWFUNERALHOME.COM

                                                    • Cino, Deborah (Soika)

                                                      CINO - Deborah (nee Soika)August 12, 2008, age 51, beloved wife of Peter M. Cino; loving mother of Nicholas J. Cino; dear sister of Karen A. (Larry) Evola and Brian R. Soika; caring aunt of Scott McCarthy, Alex and Lauren Evola. Family present Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Lancaster/Depew Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 6050 Transit Rd., where Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at 8 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated from SS. Peter and Paul Church, 5480 Main St., Williamsville,…

                                                      • Clifford Dean Boardman, Jr.

                                                        Clifford Dean “Cliff” Boardman Jr., 39, of East Clark Street, passed away on Saturday, August 9, 2008, in his home from an apparent heart attack. He was born on January 29, 1969, in Little Falls, son of Clifford D. Boardman Sr. of Herkimer and Julia (Downs) Congden of Ilion. He attended schools in Little Falls. Cliff was a member of the American Legion in Herkimer. He was a fun-loving young man who will be sadly missed by his family and friends. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing and bowling.…

                                                        • Conte, Ronald

                                                          Ron Conte, age 51, of Tucson, AZ, formerly of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away August 12, 2008, after a lengthy illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Virginio and Bonnie Conte. He is survived by five children, Ron Conte, Jr., David Conte, Daniel Conte (and wife, Amy), Brian Conte and Nicole Conte, all from Glendale, AZ. He is also survived by his sisters, Theresa Conte of Scottsdale, AZ and Gina Conte of Annapolis, MD; five grandchildren; two nieces; three nephews, along with many aunts, uncles…

                                                          • Cortese, Thomas J.

                                                            CORTESE - Thomas J., suddenly on August 13, 2008 of Deer Park, age 50. Beloved son of John and Rita Cortese. Dearest brother of Doreen Bruckner, Philip and Gina Cortese, and Maria Jean Cortese. Life partner of Darlene Kessler. Devoted godfather of Desirae. Loving uncle of Dean and Gabriella. Reposing at Mangano Funeral Home, Inc., 1701 Deer Park Ave, Deer Park Saturday and Sunday 2-5 and 7-9:30pm. Funeral Mass Monday 10:15am at Ss. Cyril & Methodius R.C. Church. Interment St. Charles Cemetery.

                                                            • Crane, Michele R.

                                                              and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service to honor Michele's life on Saturday, August 16, 2008, at the Elmira Christian Center, 235 East Miller Street, Elmira, NY 14904 at 12:00 (Noon). The Reverend Brian Harris and Reverend Belvy White will celebrate her services. Interment will follow in the Fitzsimmons Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to the Elmira Christian Center or Elmira Christian Academy in memory of Michele. Envelopes will be provided at the church. A "Candle of…

                                                              • Currie, Josephine E.

                                                                Josephine E. (Espina) Currie, 85, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 10, 2008 at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. She was born on June 7, 1923 in Niagara Falls, the daughter of the late Ramon and Adela (Alvarez) Espina. Josephine was blessed with a 23 year marriage to the late Walter S. Currie, who died in November 1989. She was a loving wife, sister, aunt and friend.Josephine was a graduate of Trott Vocational High School. For many years she was employed in the office of the Certain-Teed…

                                                                • DeLane, Mary Ellen

                                                                  Sunday 2-5 and 7-9pm in the MA Connell Funeral Home, Inc., 934 New York Ave., Huntington, LI. Mass of Christian Burial Monday 9:45am at St. Patrick's Church in Huntington. Contributions to Rubin Dialysis Center, Inc., 21 Crossing Blvd. Clifton Park, NY 12065.

                                                                  • Dent, William

                                                                    DENT - William, of Rockville Centre, New York on August 8, 2008. Beloved husband of Bleaker C. Dent; loving father of Adrienne Debor Dent; grandfather of E. Brandon Dent, Evan Michael Dent; great-grandfather of Jasi Dent; brother of Edward Dent; and many relatives and friends. He served the New York City Police Department for 27 years until retirement. He was also proprietor of Ready to Run Limousine Service and Deacon of the Shiloh Baptist Church of Rockville Centre. Reposing, Thursday 4-9pm at the Shiloh…

                                                                    • Dezeo, Elke

                                                                      Sunday 2-4 and 7-9pm. Interment Monday Calverton National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would greatly appreciate donations to L.I. Breast Cancer Coalition or Hospice of NY.

                                                                      • Di Gangi, Joseph

                                                                        DI GANGI - Joseph, age 49, on August 13, 2008 of North Babylon, NY. Beloved son of the late Mario and Antinetta. Loving brother of Frances Pfeifer (Thomas), Diane Di Gangi and Mario Di Gangi. Caring uncle of Michael, Janice and Christopher. Joseph was a longtime Automotive Operator for the Parks Department for the Town of Babylon. Also a Super Pro Trucks Pit Crew Chief at Riverhead Raceway. Reposing today 2-5 and 7-9:30pm, Mangano Funeral Home, Inc., 1701 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park. Funeral Mass Saturday…

                                                                        • DiLorenzo, Mario

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

                                                                          • Dial E. Skoreski

                                                                            Dial E. Skoreski, age 59, of Haradon Road in Corning, NY died Tuesday, August 12, 2008. Dial was born in Blossburg, PA on April 17, 1949 to Joseph and Delores (Doane) Skoreski.  He married Sheila Allen Skoreski in 1969 in Addison.  He had been a construction worker for many years and was a member of the Labors Union Local.   He will be remembered as a family man who was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting. He also enjoyed woodworking, and was a devoted fan of NASCAR. He is survived by his wife…

                                                                            • Dimino, Joseph P.

                                                                              MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., on Saturday 8:45 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Our Lady Queen of Peace Church 9:30 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday 7-9 and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. WWW.MATTHEWFUNERALHOME.COM

                                                                              • Dolly Jeanne Gabrielle Clark

                                                                                Dolly Jeanne Gabrielle Clark, 85 of 125 W. William St, Apt 204, Corning, NY, passed away Tuesday in the Corning Hospital, Corning, NY. Born in Saint Pol Sur Mer, FRANCE, she was the daughter of the late George Alphonse Emile Reynold, and the late Catherine Jeanne Marie Louise Laveau She served during World War II in the Army from 03-06-1945 to 12-22-1945 as a medical technician. In 1940 she married Kenneth Clark in The Coopers Plains Baptist Church. Kenneth passed away in 1994. Dolly loved traveling,…

                                                                                • Dominick A. Giaquinto

                                                                                  Mr. Dominick A. Giaquinto, 88, of Spring St., entered into eternal rest peacefully on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 14, 2008, in Little Falls Hospital. The family has entrusted funeral arrangements to the Enea Family Funeral Home of St. Johnsville, (518-568-2300) which are incomplete at this time. A full obituary with calling hours and Funeral Mass from St. Patrick's Church, St. Johnsville will follow, and may also be viewed at on the Internet.

                                                                                  • Donald Francis Kane Sr.

                                                                                    Donald Francis Kane, Sr., 95, of Henry Street, was called to Heaven Tuesday (Aug. 12, 2008). He was surrounded by loving family in Wellsville, who had been caring for him since he broke his hip in December. Don was the son of Michael and Winifred Kane. He grew up in Ilion with his sister Marian (and Owen Roberts), who predeceased him. He married Helen McLaughlin in 1936 and they raised six children in the Herkimer house that had been built by Helen’s uncle. Helen passed away in 2006. Don and Helen were…

                                                                                    • Dunnett, Helen

                                                                                      Helen Dunnett of Forest Lake, Pa. Helen Dunnett, 75, of Forest Lake, Pa., passed away after an extended illness on Tuesday, August 12, 2008, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born in Endicott, N.Y., to the late Harry and Margaret (Speer) Campbell. Her husband of 56 years, Thomas Bruce Dunnett, survives. Also surviving are her three daughters and son-in-law, Lynn and Dana Marsh, Forest Lake, Pa., Lisa Pilkington, Endicott, N.Y., Valerie Dunnett, Forest Lake, Pa.; three sons and daughters-in-law,…

                                                                                      • ELNORA (BARRETT) ‘NEE NEE’ JACOBS

                                                                                        Elnora (Barrett) “Nee Nee” Jacobs, 91, of Mill Street, entered into rest, in the care of Southern Tier Hospice, Monday morning (Aug. 11, 2008) at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell. Born in Watkins Glen on March 26, 1917, she was a daughter of the late Harry Lee and Harriett “Hattie” Emerson Barrett. She was married to William Henry Jacobs, who predeceased her in 1972. Besides her parents and husband, she was also predeceased by her son and daughter-in-law, William and Ann Jacobs; her two…

                                                                                        • Easterling, John C.

                                                                                          EASTERLING, John C -Happy Birthday Daddy. I feel your arms around me. Stay with me always. Im proud to be your daughter.Love,JENNY,

                                                                                          • Eddy, Patricia Ellen

                                                                                            ELIZABETHTOWN -- Patricia Ellen Eddy, 79, of Dougan Lane, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008, at CVPH in Plattsburgh with her family by her side., She was born April 28, 1929, in Keene, N.Y., the daughter of Berkley and Jennie (Lucas) Partridge., She is survived by her husband, Robert Bob Eddy of Elizabethtown; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Bob "Butch" and Val Eddy of Glens Falls and Kenneth Eddy of Elizabethtown; one daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Greg Hurley of Plattsburgh; four grandchildren,…

                                                                                            • Edwards, Peter Franklin

                                                                                              Peter Franklin Edwards, formerly of Youngstown, NY, died August 1, 2008 in Chandler, AZ. A graduate of Lewiston-Porter, he was the son of the late Francis Butler.He is survived by sons, Paul (Susan) of Chandler, AZ, Pat (Linda) and Peter of Mesa, AZ; eight grandchildren and a brother, John (Loretta) Edwards of Youngstown, NY. He was predeceased by two daughters, Dawn and Denise of Arizona. Services were held Saturday, August 9th in Chandler, AZ.Guest registry available at .

                                                                                              • Ermish, Warren J.

                                                                                                • Eugene G. ‘Jerry’ Walsh, Jr.

                                                                                                  Mr. Eugene G. “Jerry” Walsh Jr., 61, of First Street, Ilion, passed away in the comfort of his home under the loving care of his family on Wednesday morning, August 13, 2008. Born in Johnson City on April 2, 1947, he was the son of the late Jerry and Catherine (Gardner) Walsh, and graduated from Ilion High School. On August 1, 1970, Jerry was united in marriage to Carol A. Seymour at Saints Peter and Paul Church, Frankfort; a devoted and blessed union of 38 years. He was a well-known and well-respected…

                                                                                                  • FLORENCE ‘FLOSSIE’ AKINS BUCK

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

                                                                                                    • Faltisco, Eugenia M. "Virg" (Gonsowska)

                                                                                                      will be present on Friday from 2-7 PM at the (Cleveland Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC. 569 Cleveland Dr. where Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at 8:45 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated from Infant of Prague Church at 9:30 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Friends invited. Online register at,

                                                                                                      • Finizio, Rosemary Ann

                                                                                                        FINIZIO - Rosemary Ann, on August 13, 2008. Beloved mother of Elena and Francesco; daughter of Joseph and Helen DiGaetano; sister of Joseph and Teddy DiGaetano; grandmother of Nicolas and Annie Mowll and partner of Vincent Mellilo. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation would be greatly appreciated. May your spirit be free and full of peace, love and serenity. Services, Friday, August 15, 2008, 2pm at Riverside-Nassau North Chapels, 55 No. Station Plaza (opposite the LIRR),…

                                                                                                        • Fleszar M.D., Frederick J.

                                                                                                          FLESZAR - Frederick J., M.D. August 12, 2008 of Magnolia, MA; formerly of Cheektowaga, NY; beloved husband of the late Marie S. (nee Stala) Fleszar; dearest father of Eva (Robert) Shannon; dear grandfather of Andrew and Maya Rydzewski; brother of the late Raymond Fleszar; also survived by nieces. Family will be present to receive relatives and friends on Friday 6-8 PM at the MELVIN J. SLIWINSKI FUNERAL HOME, 85 George Urban Blvd., (west of Harlem Rd.) where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:00…

                                                                                                          • Forman, Beverly Ann Simpson

                                                                                                            COOPERSTOWN _ Beverly A. Forman, 67, passed into God's hands Aug. 14, 2008, after a long-term illness. Beverly was born Aug. 11, 1941, in Pataukuk, daughter to Mary Bell and Burton Simpson. She graduated from Ellenville Central High School in 1958, and was a retired bookkeeper from Schmidt's Wholesale of Monticello. Beverly is survived by her husband, Cliff Forman, at home in Cooperstown. She leaves behind her son, Richard Krum Jr. and wife, Tina; grandson, Joseph and; granddaughter, Caitlin of…

                                                                                                            • Francisco, Max A.

                                                                                                              Max A. Francisco of Hancock Max A. Francisco, 81, of Hancock, died on Wednesday, August 14, 2008, in Johnson City, N.Y. He was born on June 15, 1927, in Hamden, N.Y, to Montie and Melissa (Schloss) Francisco. Max is survived by his wife, Alice (Augustine), whom he married on October 3, 1953 in Hancock, N.Y. Max served in the Marine Corps during WWII in the Sixth Marine Division. He was self-employed as a truck driver for fifty-five years. His many enjoyments included hunting, fishing and traveling, but his…

                                                                                                              • Frauenheim, Robert V.

                                                                                                                • Gallagher Jr., John "Jack"

                                                                                                                  GALLAGHER, JR. - John Jack Born October 19, 1930, born to eternal life on July 31, 2008. Memorial mass at 11 a.m. September 6, 2008 celebrated by Rev. Msgr. William J. Gallagher, St. John Vianney Parish, 2950 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John Vianney. Full notice pending.,

                                                                                                                  • Gary Lynn "Hippie" Wells

                                                                                                                    Gary Lynn Wells, fondly known as "Hippie," of Blossburg, PA, passed away at Williamsport General Hospital on August 14, 2008 after a courageous battle with cancer.  He was born November 28, 1946 in Corning, NY to the late Dale and Almeda Wells. He is survived by his wife, Shirley of 34 years; daughters Kim (Mike) Anderson of Millville, PA; Becky (Jason) Stone of Manassas, VA; Lori (Jared) Beier of Delafield, WI and son Mark Wells of Oxnard, CA.  He was predeceased by infant son Gary Lynn Wells…

                                                                                                                    • Gasque, Jashia J.

                                                                                                                      will be held at Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc., 130 Highland Ave., Middletown, NY 10940 on Sunday, August 17, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. and the funeral services will follow at 3:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation will be private. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc., 845-343-6309.

                                                                                                                      • Gelosi, Joseph William

                                                                                                                        GELOSI - Joseph William, 87, of Lynbrook and later Ft. Myers, Florida. Joe died peacefully on July 24 from the complications of old age. Joe's life revolved around his family: His wife Marge, whom he joins now, and children, John, Marie and Susan. Joe leaves behind a bevy of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, cousins, in-laws, friends and golfing buddies. He loved us all. Joe made his mark in the rag trade, from cutter to Vice President of Gay Toggs, Inc. He was also active in the…

                                                                                                                        • Gilbert J. Reynolds

                                                                                                                          Gilbert J. Reynolds, age 73, formerly of Coopers Plains, passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at Elcor Health Services.  He was born on September 6, 1934 in Westfield, PA, the son of the late Charles and Dorothy (Kent) Reynolds.  He was also predeceased by his step father Alfredo Defaria.  Gilbert was a Christian who enjoyed telling folks about the Lord.  He was a joy to all who knew him and will be missed by all.  He is survived by his sister Lillian Allen of Addison and brother Ronald Reynolds…

                                                                                                                          • Gordon L. Ellis Jr.

                                                                                                                            Mr. Gordon L. Ellis Jr. 80 a Dolgeville resident, and also of 89 Pine Trail, Dallas, Georgia died Tuesday Aug. 12, 2008, at the Tranquility Center for Hospice in Austell, Ga. He was born on July 28, 1928, in Salisbury, N.Y., the son of Gordon and Ethel (Busch) Ellis and was educated in Dolgeville schools. “Bud,” as he was known, was united in marriage to the former Bertha L. “Beth” Ernye on Nov. 20, 1948 in Dolgeville. Mrs. Ellis predeceased him on August 1, 2005. Gordon was a veteran of the United…

                                                                                                                            • Greaves, Janet Elizabeth

                                                                                                                              and friend. And the sweetness of her memory, time can neither dim nor end. United still in heart, YOUR LOVING FAMILY,

                                                                                                                              • Hamula, Lillian Mae (Buck)

                                                                                                                                and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Saturday, August 16th, from 4 to 8 p.m. Her funeral and committal services will follow at 8 p.m. Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Lil through donations to the D.A.V., SSG Jack Swan Chapter 13, 436 Garrison St., Elmira Heights, NY 14903.

                                                                                                                                • Hanes, Gerald E.

                                                                                                                                  HANES, Gerald E. 78, of Sabinsville, PA, died Wednesday, August 13, 2008. Private arrangements are entrusted to the OLNEY Funeral Home &Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA.

                                                                                                                                  • Hayes, Margaret

                                                                                                                                    HAYES , Margaret -The rolling stream of life rolls on, but still the vacant chair recalls the love, the voice, the smile, of the one who once sat there. Happy Birthday.Sadly missed,YOUR FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                    • Haynes, Kay E. (Flagler)

                                                                                                                                      HAYNES - Kay E. (nee Flagler)August 13, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Vincent L. Rusty Haynes Jr.; dearest friend of Donald H. Bridges, Wayne (Linda), Dave (Melissa), James (Karen), Donald A. and Donna Bridges; dearest aunt of David, Amanda, and Lara Bridges. Friends received on Friday from 4-7:30 at the NIGHTENGALE FUNERAL HOME, 1884 South Park Ave. (near Tifft) where services will folllow at 7:30 PM. Friends invited. Rev. Barbara Hulsing officiating. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery.,

                                                                                                                                      • Haynes, Kay E. Flagler

                                                                                                                                        invited. Rev. Barbara Hulsing officiating. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery. Guest registry available at .

                                                                                                                                        • Heissenbuttel, Elsie Meta (Hesse)

                                                                                                                                          • Henchen, George M.

                                                                                                                                            (Albion) - George M. Henchen, 64, of West State St., passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 in Batavia, after along illness. He was born on May 3, 1944 in Greece, NY to Robert and Catherine Henchen and had lived in this area most of his life. He was employed as a truck driver for Eastman Kodak for 20 years and enjoyed hunting and fishing. George volunteered with Hospice of Orleans and was named Volunteer of the Year. He was also a member of Holy Family Parish-St. Joseph?s Church. He is survived by 10…

                                                                                                                                            • Holliday, Emmy Busch

                                                                                                                                              HOLLIDAY, Emmy Busch Age 67, died Thursday, August 14, 2008, at Hospice Savannah after a prolonged illness. Emmy was born in Girard, PA, daughter of the late Heinz and Elizabeth Busch. She attended Union High School and the University of Pennsylvania. Upon graduating from Penn, Emmy worked for the Shippensburg, PA school district. In 1963, she married her high school sweetheart, Jack Holliday and relocated to Anniston, AL, where he completed military service. They made their home in Corning, NY for 37…

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                                                                                                                                                • Humiec, Delores Ann

                                                                                                                                                  Delores Ann (Gerg) Humiec of Wilson, NY, formerly of Niagara Falls, entered her heavenly home unexpectedly on Monday, August 11, 2008. Born in Niagara Falls, NY on January 27, 1925 to the late Jerome and Mildred (Geri) Gerg. Dee enjoyed gardening, sewing and taking care of her family. She was an avid animal lover and especially enjoyed her dog, Kol. Dee was involved with the Girl Scouts for 14 years and always looked forward to camping with her girls.Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Henry Humiec;…

                                                                                                                                                  • Iannuzzi, Phyllis

                                                                                                                                                    IANNUZZI - Phyllis, formerly of Lindenhurst on August 14, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Louis R. Devoted mother of Mary Lou (Angelo) Riccio, Geraldine (Warren) Moore, Anthony (Diane) and the late Louis S. Also survived by five cherished grandchildren and ten adored great-grandchildren. Reposing at Massapequa Funeral Home Inc. South Chapel, 4980 Merrick Road Massapequa Park today 2-4:30 and 7-9:30pm. Funeral mass Saturday, 9:30am Our Lady of Perpetual Help R.C. Church Lindenhurst. Interment St. Charles…

                                                                                                                                                    • JESSE B. SLAYTON

                                                                                                                                                      Jesse B. Slayton, 24, of 4528 Waterbury Hill Road, passed away early Sunday morning (Aug. 10, 2008) at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester as a result of injuries he sustained in a logging accident. Born in Dansville on Feb. 8, 1984, he was a son of Kim and Arlene Knoll Slayton, who survive. On March 5, 2005, he was married at the Avoca Baptist Church to the former Jessica Lubic, who also survives. A resident of Avoca all of his life, Jesse was a graduate of Avoca Central School. He was a self-employed…

                                                                                                                                                      • Jackson, Peter D.

                                                                                                                                                        JACKSON - Peter D., of Bay Shore, LI on August 13, 2008. Beloved husband of Alicia A. Jackson. Loving brother of William Jackson, Donald Jackson and Nancy Callery. Adored brother-inlaw of Risa Slavin and Tim Callery. Cherished uncle of six nieces and two nephews. Dear son-in-law of Joyce Altieri. Reposing at the Fredrick J. Chapey & Sons East Islip Funeral Home, 200 East Main St. (1/2 mile West of the S.S. Parkway, Exit 45W). Religious Service at the funeral home, Saturday, 12:30pm. Cremation to follow.…

                                                                                                                                                        • Janet F. Brown

                                                                                                                                                          Mrs. Janet F. Brown, 76, of Washington St., passed away on Wednesday evening, August 13, 2008, in Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown. Relatives and friends are invited to visitation on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, from 6-8 p.m at the Enea Family Funeral Home, 9 Center St., St. Johnsville.  Janet’s funeral will commence at 11 am on Wednesday, August 20, 2008 from the Grace Christian Church, 20 Center St., St. Johnsville, with the Rev. David Johnson, pastor officiating. Procession will follow to St. Johnsville…

                                                                                                                                                          • Jaworski, James M.

                                                                                                                                                            JAWORSKI - James M. August 9, 2008, father of James (Fran), Judy (Charlie) Stern and Matthew (Linda); son of the late Michael and Eleanor Jaworski; brother of Michael (Marcia), Joyce (Ronald) Sexton, Judy (Paul) Parwulski, David, Nicholas and the late Janice Jaworski; also survived by grandchildren, nieces and nephews; beloved one of Louise Wrendtland. Funeral services and interment were held at Bath National Cemetery.,

                                                                                                                                                            • Kelchlin, Alvin E.

                                                                                                                                                              • Kiefer, Donald James

                                                                                                                                                                KIEFER - Donald James, of North Merrick in Florida on August 12, 2008. Ex-Chief (2 Terms) North Merrick Fire Department, Past President North Merrick Republican Club, Retired Nassau County Assessment Department, Member Spartan Masonic Lodge Baldwin, NY. Beloved husband of Muriel Kiefer. Devoted father of Elizabeth Stold, Donald James Kiefer, Jr., Barbara Prosen- Monroe and Susan Celano. Dear brother of Claire Holland and Gloria Crevoiserat. Also survived by his 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and…

                                                                                                                                                                • Koch, Helen G.

                                                                                                                                                                  Helen G. Koch, 86, of North Tonawanda, entered into rest on Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at home. Born February 25, 1922 in Tonawanda to the late Augustus and Genevieve (nee Batt) Koch. Ms. Koch was a lifelong resident of the Tonawandas, a member of St. Francis of Assisi RC Church and was very active in the church activities including chairing the Lady?s of Charity. Sister of Genevieve (Jack) Still and Robert C. (Janice) Koch; also surviving are many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.Relatives and…

                                                                                                                                                                  • Krajci, Thomas J.

                                                                                                                                                                    KRAJCI, Thomas J. Age 73, of Elmira, a loving husband, father, and grandfather who loved to tie flies and fish area streams, died suddenly at his home Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008. Mr. Krajci was born Oct. 21, 1934, in Bethlehem, Pa., to the late Joseph and Anna (Stefanik) Krajci. Mr. Krajci spent much of his early life in the Philadelphia area before joining the U.S. Navy during the Korean War era. He proudly served aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Rendova, where he traveled the world and developed his love…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Krause, Paul H.

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                                                                                                                                                                      • LILLIAN FAE THOMPSON SULLIVAN

                                                                                                                                                                        Lillian Fae Thompson Sullivan, 91, of Addison, and formely of Canaseraga, passed away peacefully on Friday (August 8, 2008). Lillian was born April 3, 1917, a daughter of the late Preston and Edna Love Stone. She retired form the Craig State Developmental Center as a patient aide. She was predeceased by her husbands, Lyle Thompson and Walter Sullivan; daughters, Linda and Norma Thompson; brother, Wendall Stone; and sister, Janet Dolliver. Lillian is survived by daughters, Sharon (Henry) Stiles of Syracuse,…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Lake Sr., John D. (Jack)

                                                                                                                                                                          • Lance, Zebariah Lee

                                                                                                                                                                            Zebariah Lee Lance June 30, 1993 - August 13, 2008 Zebariah went with the angels to be with his grandpa, John A. Lance III in Heaven. He will be deeply missed by his best friend and brother, Dylan Lance; his mother, Robyn Lance and Jeff Todd; his father, John A. and Barbara Lance IV; sisters, Roxanne Lance, Raven Lance and Tiffany Tallett; brother, Derrick Tallett; grandparents, Diana and Ron Johnson, James McGrath and Betty Lance; also many aunts, uncles and cousins. Although his time on earth was short,…

                                                                                                                                                                            • LeClair, Nancy M.

                                                                                                                                                                              CHAZY -- Nancy M. LeClair, 72, of Ratta Road, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center., She was born Jan. 10, 1936, in Plattsburgh, the daughter of Raymond and Myrtle (Brown) LaPier., Nancy graduated from Chazy Central School in 1953. She then worked at Ayerst Labs for several years where she met Robert LeClair, whom she married in 1956. Nancy also worked part time at Chazy Orchards and Burl Orchards and at A.N. Deringer Custom Brokers. In her later years, she worked at Giroux Poultry.,…

                                                                                                                                                                              • LeClair, Santa "Sandy" (Ferro)

                                                                                                                                                                                and family are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday at 10:00 AM at Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Parish (formerly St. Joseph?s), 1413 Pine Avenue, with Rev. Duane Klizek officiating. Entombment in St. Joseph Cemetery. Arrangements by the LABUDA FUNERAL HOME, INC. Guest registry available at .

                                                                                                                                                                                • Litchfield, Kenneth

                                                                                                                                                                                  Kenneth Litchfield, of New Smyrna Beach, Florida and Middleport passed away Thursday, July 31, 2008 under the wonderful care given by Ocean View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Hospice of Volusia/Flagler. Born October 9, l926 in Medina, NY, he was the son of the late Albert and Nora (McCoy) Litchfield.He was employed at L.S. Freeman in Middleport and at one time owned and operated Litch?s Grocery in Middleport before moving to Florida. He retired from the City of Edgewater after 16 years of service.…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • MICHAEL GEORGE ‘MIKEY’ PASQUALE

                                                                                                                                                                                    Michael George “Mikey” Pasquale, 55, formerly of 31 Willard St., passed away Tuesday (Aug. 12, 2008) at the Wellsville Manor Care Center. He was born Jan. 27, 1953 in Wellsville, the son of Frank and Mary (Salis) Pasquale. Mikey grew up in his father’s restaurant, known as “Frank’s Sugar Bowl,” where he learned to love all forms of music and dance, and dance he could. He was one of the first special children to become a participant of the Arc in its inception here within Allegany County. He was…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Malinovsky, Karin M.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Karin M. Malinovsky of Johnson City, N.Y. A Funeral Mass for Karin M. Malinovsky will be offered at St. James Church, Johnson City, on Saturday, August 16, at 2 p.m. The family will receive friends at the J.F. Rice Funeral Home, Inc., 150 Main St., Johnson City Friday, August 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation ( ).

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Matt, Roger M.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Roger M. Matt, born August 29, 1935, passed away May 26, 2008 in Las Vegas, NV. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Karen (Ignagni) Matt; a daughter, Nicole Smith (Gil) and a son, Natalino (Chris) Matt. Roger has six grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister, Patricia Smielinski of Irving; and a brother, Robert, also of Irving. He was predeceased by his parents, Rosline (Latshaw) and Jacob Matt and one brother, Douglas (Marylin) of Angola.Roger worked for Opportunities Unlimited for 11 years. He…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Maude ‘June’ Michaud

                                                                                                                                                                                          Maude “June” Michaud, 79, a resident of Valley Health Services for the past several years, entered into eternal rest on Sunday morning, August 12, 2008, in St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica. She was born on August 17, 1928, in Worcester, Mass., daughter of the late George L. and Madeline (Starks) LeRoy, and was educated in Worcester schools. She was last employed with the U.S. government as a computer programmer. June belonged to the Order of the Eastern Star and was of the Protestant faith. Survivors…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • McCormack, Dorothy

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                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mednick, Marvin

                                                                                                                                                                                              Mednick, Marvin -Dearest Marv, one year has passed. you are truly missed by all. you were so loving and caring. Love always.ROBERTA & FAMILY.,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                • Moeller, Eleanor V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  MOELLER - Eleanor V., of West- bury, NY on August 13, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Frank X. Moeller. Loving mother of Francis "Skip" (Carol), Kathleen Kane (Greg), Debbie DeRuvo (Fred) and the late William and Christopher. Cherished grandmother of ten and great-grandmother of two. Dear sister of the late Christopher Molinet. Reposing Donohue Cecere FH 290 Post Ave. Westbury, NY on Saturday and Sunday between the hours of 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral Mass Monday 10am at St. Brigid's R.C. Church…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Molinari, Marguerite (Wing)

                                                                                                                                                                                                    MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., Saturday 9:30 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Our Lady Queen of Peace Church 10:30 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends may call Friday 2-4;7-9 P.M. WWW.MATTHEWFUNERALHOME.COM

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Morreale, Vincent J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      MORREALE - Vincent J. Of Hamburg. August 13, 2008. Husband of Marian (nee Dougherty); father of Linda (late Joseph) Miller, Catherine (Kenneth) Knight, Joan (Richard) Brechtel and Vincent (Caryl) Morreale Jr.; brother of Rose (late Anthony) Vento, Carmella (late Russell) Barone, Dorothy (Leonard) Garofola, Anthony (late Marilyn) and the late Charles (Betty), Carl (late Marge) Morreale and Concetta (late Anthony) Adornetto; also survived by 9 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Morrill, Frank W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        New Paltz, NY Frank W. Morrill, of New Paltz, NY, died Monday, August 11, 2008 of Cancer. He was born April 26, 1925 in Bridgeport, CT. He was married to Florence L. Morrill (Smith), they were married at Saint Simon Stock Church in Bronx, NY. Frank is survived by his wife, Florence Morrill of Middletown, NY; a son, Charles L. Morrill of Delray Beach, FL; two granddaughters and one great granddaughter; two sisters, Mae Hulteen and Ruth DiStefano and her husband, Raymond; brother-in-law, Vincent J. Smith and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Morrison, Brenda Ann

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Newburgh, NY "We do not know what happened but, God knows. He put his arms around her and whispered, "Come with me." A golden heart stopped beating, gently working hands at rest. God broke our hearts to prove He only takes the best." On Saturday, August 9, 2008 Brenda Ann Morrison a lifelong area resident, entered into rest at St. Luke's Hospital in Newburgh, NY. She was 58 years old. Brenda was born on August 11, 1949 to the late Harold and Mildred Mitchell DeGroat in Port Jervis.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Murchison Sr., David L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            PLATTSBURGH -- David L. Murchison Sr., 75, of Huntington Drive, has gone home Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born in Neils Creek, N.C., on July 12, 1933, son of the late William and Etta (Blue) Murchison., David was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving for more than 33 years, retiring as a tech sergeant. Upon retirement, David earned his bachelor's degree from SUNY Plattsburgh and later was the recruiter and counselor for the BOP Program at SUNY Plattsburgh.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Murphy, Mary B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              MURPHY - Mary B., of Levittown, on August 14th, in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late William. Devoted mother of Michael, Donna and William (Nora). Cherished grandmother of Brendan and Alexandra. Reposing today after 2pm at the Charles J. O'Shea Funeral Home 603 Wantagh Ave. (exit 28N SS Pkwy), Wantagh. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, August 16th at 9:30am at St. Frances de Chantal R.C. Church, Wantagh. Interment to follow at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale. Family will receive friends Fri 2-5…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Murphy, Thomas J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                MURPHY - Thomas J., BMC, USN (RET), of Brentwood on August 12, 2008 in his 86th year. Beloved husband of the late Rosemary. Loving father of Thomas J. (Donna) Murphy and Anne Murphy (John Narcisse). Cherished grandfather of Yvonne Maria Holmes, Karl Anthony Holmes II, Kathleen Rose and Thomas J. Murphy. Dearest brother of James Murphy, Catherine Alberti, Virginia Smith the late George Murphy, Agnes Steiner, Elizabeth Sambataro and Helene Blumenthal. Member Pearl Harbor Survivors Assoc., Inc., Shrine of St.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Myers, James "Fred"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  James "Fred" Myers of Johnson City, N.Y. Funeral Services for James "Fred" Myers will be held at the Church of Christ in Christian Union, 32 Baker St., Johnson City, Friday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Wyatt M. Buchanan, pastor of his church, will officiate. Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the church Friday morning from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial contributions to the Church of Christ…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Newton, Velma B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PLATTSBURGH -- Velma B. Newton, 76, formerly of Zephyrhills and Sun City Center, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008, at her daughter's house in Plattsburgh, N.Y. She was surrounded by her family at the time of her passing., Velma was born Aug. 29, 1931, in Plattsburgh, N.Y., to Roy I. and Elizabeth (Turner) Blake. She married Garth R. Newton on May 14, 1950, in Lake Placid, N.Y., Velma co-founded Newton Welding Supply with Garth and they operated the business for 51 years. She belonged to the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Newton, Velma E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      VELMA E. NEWTON, 76, of Route 3, Plattsburgh died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008 at her daughter's home., Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to the Heald Funeral Home, 48 Court St., Plattsburgh.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Nickels, Robert A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nickels - Robert A. August 11, 2008, in Austin, TX, beloved son of Josephine (nee Szarowski) and the late Arthur Nickels; also survived by loving aunts, an uncle and cousins. Relatives and friends may call at the BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3025 William St., near Union Rd., Cheektowaga, Sunday from 1-4 PM. Mass of Christian Burial Monday in St. Josaphats Church at 9:30 AM. Please assemble at church.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Norris, Anne Larkin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Anne M. Norris, 75 of Brunswick, NY, died peacefully on July 15, 2008, surrounded by her family. Born in Newfane, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Loraine (Bracken) Larkin. She was predeceased by her husband, John Norris in 1987.She was a graduate of St. Joseph?s Academy, Buffalo State Teachers College and Niagara University. Anne taught in the Starpoint School District and the Troy City School System until her retirement in 1987. She was a member of NYSUT and New York State Retired Teachers and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Osuch, Judith C. (Phinney)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Owens, Elizabeth A. (Schroeder)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              OWENS - Elizabeth A. (nee Schroeder)August 13, 2008 of Angola, NY; loving wife of the late Laurence F. Owens; dear mother of Tracie (Matthew) Germino and Kelly Owens; beloved companion of Jack Miller; sister of Donald Schroeder and Mary Ann (John) Sroda; grandmother of Nathaniel, Sierra and Weston. Friends may call Friday from 2-8 PM at The ADDISON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 262 N. Main St., Angola. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 10 AM in St. VincentdePaul Church, North Evans, NY. Please…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Pasqualone Jr., Robert Gerard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Patrick, John

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  John Patrick of Binghamton John Patrick, 87, of Binghamton, died Monday evening, August 11, 2008, at Binghamton General Hospital. He was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Anna Patrick; and his brother, Joseph Patrick. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Gloria Patrick, Binghamton; his sons, Gary Patrick, Daytona Beach, Fla., Bruce and Maureen Patrick, Endicott; his granddaughter, Cara and Joseph Dattoria, N.J. He was a member of St. James Church, Johnson City, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pitt Sr., Timothy "Tim"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    July 1, 1955 - August 12, 2008 Ellenville, NY Timothy "Tim" Pitt, Sr. of Ellenville, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, August 12, 2008 in the Town of Mamakating. He was 53. The son of Elsie V. and the late Kenneth Call, Sr., he was born on July 1, 1955 in Suffern, NY. "Tim" was a truckdriver for the Keystone Freight Company. He enjoyed everything, but most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his sons, and grandchildren, beach parties and just having a good time. He leaves behind his…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Posner, Ronald I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      POSNER - Ronald I., 74, of Oceanside, NY on August 10, 2008. Beloved husband and best friend of June. Loving father of Beth and Scott, and father-in-law of Sondra and Jason. Proud grandfather of Alexandra, Jessie, and Ryan. Devoted brother of the late Monte Posner. A lifelong educator and lover of learning, he served as a teacher and assistant principal at Far Rockaway High School for over 30 years and contributed to several social studies textbooks.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Potter, Richard M. "Dick"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Johnson, NY Richard M. "Dick" Potter, of Johnson, died Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at Montgomery Nursing Home, Montgomery, NY. He was 87. Born in Johnson, NY on July 24, 1921, he was the son of the late Marcus C. and Mary Alice Cartwright Potter. He was the widower of June Smith Potter. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corp. in World War II, was a member of the South Centerville Presbyterian Church and retired owner of Forgatch Overhead Doors Middletown, NY. Dick is survived by two sons, Terry…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Pusateri, Phyllis M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Phyllis M. Pusateri, 72, of Bastrop, TX, formerly of the Town of Niagara, died Sunday, August 10, 2008 in the hospital in Austin, TX, after a brief illness.Phyllis was born on December 11, 1935 to Vernon H. and Olive (Franke) McKee. Phyllis graduated from LaSalle High School. She previously worked at Autolight and Niagara Fancy Bakery. She married Salvatore J. Pusateri and moved out of town. She retired from Seton Hospital in Austin, TX.In addition to her husband, she is survived by sons, Barry L. Pusateri…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • RICHARD L. WASHBURN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Richard L. Washburn, 65, of 7901 Bishopville Road. passed away unexpectedly Tuesday (Aug. 12, 2008) in Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa. Born in Wellsville, March 26, 1943, the son of Guy and Phyllis (Ferry) Washburn, Sr., he had resided in Almond all his life. He was a graduate of Alfred-Almond Central School, and had been employed from 1963 until 1972 for A.L. Blades in Hornell. From 1972 until his retirement in 1998, he was employed as an equipment operator for the Town of Almond Highway Department.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • ROBERT F. SHULL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Robert F. Shull, 85, passed away peacefully Thursday (Aug. 7, 2008) at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell. Bob was born Feb. 28, 1923 in Dansville, a son of Ray and Lola (Hill) Shull. He was a 1943 graduate of Dansville High School. He was a veteran of the US Army, serving on the 661st Tank Destroyer in the European Theatre from 1942-46. Bob married Anna G. Sylvester on April 20, 1947; she survives. Bob was a driver for Shay Trucking in Dansville for 33 years. In addition to his parents, Bob was also…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Reesor Jr., Marshall C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Marshall C. Reesor, Jr., 64, passed away Sunday, August 10, 2008 in Athens, TX. Born in Brandenburg, KY, he was the son of Catherine Reesor and the late Marshall Reesor, Sr. He had served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1962-66 in Youngstown, NY. While in the Coast Guard he met and married the love of his life, the late Angela (D?Aloise) Reesor. He worked at Occidental Petroleum Co., in Niagara Falls, NY, where he retired after 32 years of service. He was an avid pilot and fisherman. He moved to Dallas, TX in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Reuss, Frederick M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  REUSS - Frederick M., on August 13, 75 years of age, of Long Beach. Beloved husband of Tria and loving father of Richard (Kelly). Loving grandfather of Kelson and brother of Ellen Curran (James) and numerous nieces and nephew. Frederick is a graduate of Fordham and University Of Pennsylvania Law School. Visiting at the Cathedral of Incarnation, 50 Cathedral Ave., Garden City on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8pm. Funeral mass on Saturday 10am at the Cathedral of Incarnation, Garden City. In lieu of flowers,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Reynolds, Gilbert J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    REYNOLDS, Gilbert J. Age 73, formerly of Coopers Plains, passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2008, at Elcor Health Services. To view service details, please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Reynolds, Keith S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Sunday, August 17th, from 1 to 4 p.m. His memorial service will follow at 4 p.m.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Reynolds, Norma

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        REYNOLDS - Norma, passed away on August 13, 2008 in Quiogue. She was 73 and was born in Remsenburg. She leaves behind her husband Robert Verdi, two daughters, Melanie and Vicky and two sons Ed and Greg. Services are Sunday at 2pm at the Immaculate Conception Church in Quiogue.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Richards, George J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          George J. Richards, 91, of Niagara Falls, died Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at his residence. Mr. Richards was born October 10, 1916 in Niagara Falls, the son of George E. and Elizabeth (Thomas) Richards.He served in the Army Air Corp during WWII. He was formerly employed as a machinist at Carborundum for 25 years, prior to his retiring 30 years ago.He was a member of the LaSalle American Legion Post 1142. He enjoyed playing euchre, bowling and playing pool.He was predeceased by his wife, Anna (Meckevic)…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Richards, Margaret L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            RICHARDS - Margaret L., of Copiague on Aug 13th in her 68th year. Devoted mother of Stephen (Gail) and Paige Young (Adam). Loving step mother of Robert, Melissa and Brian Richards. Proud grandmother of eleven. Cherished sister of William and Scott Wycherley. Reposing tomorrow after 7pm at the Charles J. O'Shea Funeral Home, 603 Wantagh Ave. (exit 28N SS Pkwy), Wantagh. Funeral Service Monday, August 18th at 10am at St. John's Lutheran Church, Merrick. Cremation Private. Family will receive friends…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rizzo, Anthony F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Anthony F. Rizzo of Bulls Head on August 12, 2008. Loving brother of Michael. Fond brother-in-law of Mary. Devoted uncle of Michael, Brian, Richard and Frank Rizzo and Cynthia Parenzan and great-uncle of John Michael Rizzo. Memorial service MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., on Saturday 11:30 A.M. Memorial Visitation Saturday 10 A.M.-11:30 A.M. Interment of cremains Monday 11:45 A.M. St. Peter's Cemetery. WWW.MATTHEWFUNERALHOME.COM…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Robicheau, Fred E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ross, Frances

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ross, Frances E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  CROWN POINT -- Frances E. Ross, 83, of Crown Point, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008, at Heritage Commons Residential Healthcare in Ticonderoga, surrounded by her loving family., She was born Feb. 4, 1925, the daughter of the late Myron and Mary (Rounds) Bennett. Frances loved her family and flowers. She spent hours upon hours tending her gardens, watching her birds and listening to country music. She loved arts and crafts and spending time with family; playing cards and scrabble with all who visited.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Roth Sr., Joseph C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    may call at the RUTLAND-CORWIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2670 Main St., Newfane, NY, FRIDAY 2-5 PM. Graveside Services will be held SATURDAY at 11:00 AM in Wrights Corners Cemetery. Memorials to Inter Community Memorial Hospital would be appreciated by the family. Please visit to send a condolence to the family.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Russert Jr., Timothy John "Tim" (Featured Guest Book)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Russo, SueAnne C. (Smith)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Saccone, Anthony And Rose

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SACCONE - Anthony And Rose Always in our hearts. YOUR LOVING FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sample, Larry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            LARRY SAMPLE, 57, of Tampa, Fla., died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa, Fla., He was the son of the late Wright and Helen (Morin) Sample., A complete obituary will follow at a later date.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Santoro, James V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SANTORO - James V. Suddenly August 13, 2008, age 43; Father of James V., Jr. and Nicholas J. Santoro. Son of Sue (nee Bensching) Santoro and Anthony (Barbara) Santoro. Brother of Anthony (Tina), Edward, Mary (Scott) Kantorski, and Michael (Julia) Santoro. Also survived by eight nieces and nephews. Family present Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 at the (Cleveland Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC. 569 Cleveland Drive where Prayers will be said Monday at 9:15 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Scammacca, Alice (Curley)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Alice (Curley) Scammacca of Binghamton Alice (Curley) Scammacca, 85, passed away Wednesday, August 13, 2008, at Lourdes Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband, Salvatore James Scammacca. She is survived by her son, Guy Thomas; and her daughter, Pat Johnson. Alice served her country as a World War II defense plant worker and went on to be the co-owner of M&A Yarn Shop in Staten Island, N.Y. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday at the Bednarsky Funeral Home, Inc., 96 Glenwood…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Schmidt, William J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WESTPORT -- William J. Schmidt, longtime director of Camp Dudley, passed away Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, in Elizabethtown, N.Y. He was born July 22, 1929, in Englewood, N.J., Willie first came to Camp Dudley as a member of the kitchen crew in 1946 and by the summer of 1948, was named a Leader. He graduated from East Stroudsburg State Teachers College in 1952 with a B.S. degree. He received a graduate degree in physical therapy from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. It was there that he met Lois…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Scotto, Dominic J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SCOTTO - Dominic J., of Massapequa on August 14 2008. Beloved husband of Virginia. Devoted father of Raymond, John, Karen Marletta, Steven and Lori. Dear brother of Michael, Theresa Gandolfo and Anita Lubrano. Also survived by nine cherished grandchildren. Reposing at Massapequa Funeral Home Inc. South Chapel 4980 Merrick Road Massapequa Park today 2-4:30 and 7-9:30pm. Funeral Mass Saturday 10am St. Rose of Lima R.C. Church, Massapequa. Interment St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY. Please visit…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Scozzafava, Loretta

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Loretta (Scrivani) Scozzafava, 69, of Niagara Falls, NY, died on Monday, August 11, 2008, under the care of Niagara Hospice at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Mary (Sardella) Scrivani.Loretta, a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls, NY, attended local schools and graduated from Niagara Falls High School. She married Michael A. Scozzafava on May 13, 1961 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Niagara Falls, NY. Mr. Scozzafava…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Scriver, Eunice T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        EUNICE T. SCRIVER, 78, of Mill Street and formerly of the Porter Road, Malone, N.Y., died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, at the Franklin County Nursing Home in Malone, N.Y., a resident there since Aug. 4., She was born in Malone, June 13, 1930, the daughter of the late Walter E. and Genevieve (Barcomb) McElwain., A funeral service will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in the Bruso-Desnoyers Funeral Home Chapel in Malone. Burial will follow in Morningside Cemetery in Malone.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SHEA - Barbara Wright, age 79, of Asheboro, NC died Tuesday, August 12, 2008 in Asheboro, NC. Barbara spent much of her adult life in Long Island, NY where her husband, Bill, worked with Long Island Lighting Company. She is survived by her husband: William "Bill" Shea of Asheboro. The family will receive friends Friday, August 15, 2008, from 7:00-9:00pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro, NC. The funeral will be Saturday, August 16, 2008 at 2:30pm at St Joseph Catholic Church, 512…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sherwood, Mildred

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mildred ?Millie? Sherwood, formally of Sanborn, passed away Friday, August 8, 2008 in Venice, FL, after a brief illness. Millie was born May 18, 1924 in Niagara Falls, NY to the late Fred and Mabel Berger.She graduated from LaSalle High School and worked for a short time for the Wendt?s Dairy. She married her high school sweetheart, William Sherwood on her birthday, May 18, 1946. Millie then left her job to raise her family and help with the family farm. She spent many years selling produce at the Niagara…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Smith, Loraine M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Loraine M. Smith passed away August 15, 2008. Born May 21, 1923 in Somerset, she was the daughter of the late Bert and Jennie (Klumpp) Betzler. Loraine was a member of the 4-H Club as a teenager and had a 4-H Club of her own after she married her husband, Charles G. Smith, who predeceased her April 7, 1994.Loraine is survived by her children, Charles G. (Lynn) Smith, Jr. of Lockport, Sara J. Smith and Dean E. (Virginia) Smith, both of Gasport; grandmother of Shawn, Colleen, Alisha, Danielle, Deana and Allie…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Spence, Alice M. (Stanage)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SPENCE - Alice M. (nee Stanage)of Orchard Park, August 12, 2008, beloved wife of the late Erwin J. Jack Spence Jr., loving mother of John P. (Janice), Timothy J., Peter M., Mark T. (Kim) and Chris (Eileen) Spence, grandmother of Kevin, Eric, Stephen, Elizabeth, Sarah, Christine, Susannah, Margaret, Joseph, Robert, Michael and the late Mark Alan (Elena), great grandmother of Emma, Morgan, Gabriel and Mark Andrew, sister of Helen (late Perry) Lee, Ann (George) Schaller and Ethel Wilson. Family will receive…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Spillane, Jessie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hanley Funeral Home, 60 New Dorp Lane, Saturday 10 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial 11 A.M. St. Margaret Mary Church. Private cremation to follow. Visiting Saturday only 8:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Margaret Mary Church would be appreciated.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Stachowiak, Richard B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        STACHOWIAK - Richard B. August 13, 2008, Of Cheektowaga, NY; beloved son of the late Bernard and Helen (Nowicki) Stachowiak; dear brother of Eleanor (late Francis A.) Redman. Funeral service from the BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME, INC, 3025 William St., near Union, Cheektowaga, Saturday at 10 AM. Family will be present Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mr. Stachowiak was a retiree of Westinghouse and a WW II Army Veteran.,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          STADLER, Michael Age 60, of Wellsboro, PA, died Wednesday, August 13, 2008, at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA. He was born February 1, 1948 in Wellsboro, a son of Henry and Rebecca (Marvin) Stadler. Michael was employed as a cook at the Penn Wells Hotel, Wellsboro, PA. Michael was a U.S. Navy veteran having served in the Vietnam War. Michael is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Daniel and Leola Stadler of Wellsboro, PA; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Kathleen and Loren Littleton of Zephyrhills,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Stevens, Mayme B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            STEVENS, Mayme B. 99, of Ulysses, PA, died Thursday, August 14, 2008. Born October 17, 1908, in Hector Twp., she was the daughter of Andrew and Clara Stiles Snay. She was married to Howard Stevens, who predeceased her in 1969. Mrs. Stevens and her husband owned a dairy farm in Pike Twp. for many years. Surviving are:two sons, Roland (Charlene) Stevens of Ulysses and Ray (Joyce) Stevens of Galeton; a daughter, Audrey (Melvin) Lowrey of Gaines; three grandsons she raised, Edward (Bonnie) Stevens of Ulysses,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sullivan, Harriet

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              HARRIET SULLIVAN, 95, of Hardscrabble Road in Cadyville, died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh., Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to the Heald Funeral Home, 48 Court St., Plattsburgh.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Swiezy, Mary Lou

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SWIEZY, Mary Lou -Its been four years since you left us and you are still missed every day.YOUR LOVING HUSBAND FRANK &KIDS JIM, FRANK, CARE &SCOTT,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  THOMPSON - Lorraine M., of East Northport, NY on August 14, 2008 at the age of 84. Loving wife of the late Ralph. Beloved mother of Patricia Thompson, Dennis Thompson, and Kathy M. Thompson, M.D. Dear sister of Harry and Ruth. Visiting Saturday 6-9pm at Brueggemann Funeral Home, 522 Larkfield Road, East Northport, NY. Funeral Service Saturday 8:00pm at the funeral home. Cremation Private. In lieu of flowers, memorials in memory of Lorraine Thompson to: American Lung Association, 61 Broadway, New York, NY…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Tiso, Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will be held from 3-7 p.m. on Friday, August 15 at Brooks Funeral home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, August 16 at 9:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Newburgh. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Alzheimer's Association, 2 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 102, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. For directions or to send a personal condolence, please visit or call 845-561-8300.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Traumuller, May

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TRAUMULLER - May, of Ronkonkoma, NY on August 13, 2008 in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Arthur. Loving mother of Barbara Sweetman (James), and Pamela Makely (Allan). Cherished grandmother of Gina (Don), Kristi (Adam), Michael (Christine) and Marc (Sal). Greatgrandmother of Angela, Alicia, Andrew, Zachary, Owen, Noah, Derek, Samantha, Nolan, Okiah and Kyan. Reposing Moloney's Lake Funeral Home, 132 Ronkonkoma Ave., Lake Rokonkoma, where a Religious Service will be held Friday 8pm. Funeral Mass…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Treadwell, Catherine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        TREADWELL - Catherine, on August 14, 2008. Beloved wife of Richard. Devoted mother of Joann Treadwell. Reposing at the Martin A. Gleason Funeral Home 36-46 Bell Blvd Bayside, NY. Visiting Friday 2-5 and 7-10pm. Religious Service Friday 3:00pm. Funeral Saturday 10:00am. Interment Pinelawn Memorial Park.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Twining, Rollin L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Rollin L. Twining of Binghamton Rollin L. Twining, 91, died peacefully at his home on Monday, August 11, 2008. He was predeceased by his parents, Laverne and Violet Twining; by his wife of 57 years, Helen (Zelt) Twining; and by his daughter, Barbara, in 1949. He is survived by his wife, Trudy (Warner) Twining, whom he married in 1999; two daughters, Jacquelyn Twining-Martin and her husband, Ned Martin, and Marilyn Twining-West and her husband, Donald; five grandchildren, Kristin Block, D'Arey T. Hyde,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Upton, Jean M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Jean M. Upton (nee Zastrow), age 78, of Wilson, entered into rest on Friday, August 15, 2008 at Newfane Intercommunity Memorial Hospital. Born April 13, 1930 in Wilson, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin H. and Mary E. (Schnoor) Zastrow.Jean attended Wilson High School where she graduated in 1949. She married Melvin Upton July 22, 1950 at Concordia Lutheran Church by Pastor Oldach. Mr. Upton died January 2, 2002. Jean was also predeceased by her brother, Clifford Zastrow in 2007. She was a lifelong…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Wasson-Bovi, Christina A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                will be held today, August 14 from 4-8 p.m. at White & Venuto Funeral Home, 188 N. Plank Rd. (Rt. 32), Newburgh. Funeral Mass will be held Friday, August 15 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church, 4 St. Joseph's Place, New Windsor with Father Robert Hilfker officiating. Cremation will follow at Cedar Hill Crematory and Burial of Cremains will take place at a time convenient to the family at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Middletown. In lieu of flowers, kindly make donations to American Heart Association…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Watson, Peter S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PETER S. WATSON, 50, of Mill Street., Burke, NY, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY., He was born in Canada, April 2, 1958, the son of Mackenzie and Rena (Larsen) Watson., hours will be held at the Chateaugay Funeral Home Friday, Aug. 15, from 6 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, in the First Congregational Church with Pastor Tim Hawk officiating. Burial will take place at the Burke Center Cemetery. A reception will be held in the First…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Weitekamp, Joseph G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WEITEKAMP - Joseph G., 81, of Englewood, NJ, died August 13, 2008 in Cresskill after a long illness. Born in Brooklyn to Frank and Margaret Weitekamp in 1927, Joe's life encompassed service in the U.S. Navy, FDNY (captain), and Booth Memorial Hospital (art therapist). He was also a 12-step mentor to many and a lover of art, music, golf and his Catholic faith. Joe is survived by his beloved wife Patricia Lefevere, his devoted son Joseph and wife Rossana, loving grand-children Monica and Joseph, brother…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Wells, Adeline Amelia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Stockton, CA Adeline Wells, 89, passed away at her daughter's residence in Stockton, CA, surrounded by her loving family on August 8, 2008. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, August 15, at 2 p.m., at Starks and Menchinger Family Funeral Home, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph, MI 49085 with Rev. Gordon Barry officiating. There will be a time of visitation from 1-2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Adeline's final resting place will be at North Shore Memory Gardens following…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • West, Pansy Leola Rueffer (Trowbridge)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Pansy Leola (Trowbridge) Rueffer West of Binghamton A funeral service for Pansy Leola (Trowbridge) Rueffer West will be held on Friday, August 15, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. at the Wm. R. Chase &Son Funeral Home with Pastor Joanne Lanfear officiating. Burial will take place in Vestal Hills Memorial Park.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wheeler, Madeline "Babe"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          will be Monday, August 18 from 9-11 a.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 76 First Street, Newburgh, New York 12550. Service begins at 11 a.m. at the church. Reverend Harry Brown, Jr. Officiating. Interment will be at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Middlehope, NY. Rhodes Funeral Homes, 259 Walsh Avenue, New Windsor, NY 12553 entrusted with professional arrangements. Please visit our website at or give us a call (845)569-1233.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wheeler, Mary Lou

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mary Lou Wheeler of Vestal In keeping with Mary Lou's wishes, there will be no calling hours. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass for Mary Lou, which will be offered at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 16, 2008, at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Vestal. Interment will be at the family's convenience. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memorial and Honor Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • William Arthur Fulmer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              William Arthur Fulmer, 64, of Morristown TN, formerly of Mohawk NY, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 1, 2008, after a long illness.  He was comforted to have his family by his side. Born in Oceanside NY on March 17, 1944, Bill was the oldest child of William and Helen (Engle) Fulmer, who predeceased him.  When he was born, his father was serving in the Army Air Corps, stationed in Trinidad. After attending Holland Patent, Ilion, and Mohawk schools, Bill graduated from Frankfort Schuyler High…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Wood, Christine Marie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                will be held at the J.A. McCormack Sons Funeral Home, 141 Main Street, Binghamton, Saturday at 9 a.m. and at 9:30 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, Binghamton, where a Funeral Mass will be offered. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City. The family will receive friends at the McCormack Funeral Home Friday from 5-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial contributions to the Susquehanna Day Habilitation Program, 297 Chenango St., Binghamton, N.Y. 13901; or ACHIEVE, 125 Cutler…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • DiLello Jr., Anthony J.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Robert W. Pilchen

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Virginia A. Johnson

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Willard ‘Zeke’ W. Weaver

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