Friday, August 22, 2008

New York Daily Obituaries 08/22/08

  • 30, Jennifer Narvaez (Jenna)

    Swan Lake, NY CHLOE JENNA ROSE DELGATTO August 19, 2008 Swan Lake, NY Jennifer Narvaez, a homemaker and a 10-year Swan Lake resident, formerly of Hamburg, PA, and her stillborn daughter, Chloe Jenna Rose DelGatto, died on Tuesday August 19, 2008 at Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. She was 30. The daughter of Roland Brent Smith Jr. and Lori Whitney, she was born on Sept. 6, 1977 in Ware, MA. Jenna was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Monticello, NY. She is survived by her father and…

    • 30, Jonathan Hollis Ladrick

      Middletown, NY Jonathan Hollis Ladrick of Middletown and a former resident of Suffern, NY, passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2008. He was 30 years old. He is survived by his mother Dawn (William) Youmans; his father, Dennis Ladrick; his sister, Holly Youmans, and grandfather, Walter Jennings. Jonathan is also survived by his aunt and uncle, Beth and Glenn Milner; cousins, Anthony and Jenny; aunt and uncle, Linday and Bruce Ladrick; cousins, Scott and Amber; aunt and uncle, Linda and John Bezuyen; cousins,…

      • 33, Jeremiah Adam Alexy

        will be on Sunday, August 24, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home, Jeffersonville, NY. Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 24, at the funeral home, with Pastor Thomas Cusack officiating. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery White, Sulphur Springs, NY.

        • 33, Michael J. Wood

          Livingston Manor, NY Michael J. Wood of Livingston Manor, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, August 20, 2008 in Livingston Manor. He was 33. The son of Joseph and JoAnn Mantel Wood, he was born on July 26, 1975 in Liberty, NY. Michael was employed as a carpenter and spending time and being with his boys is what he enjoyed and what was most important to him. He leaves behind his loving wife, Amanda Mead-Wood; his beloved sons, Paiton, Preston and Justin Wood, all at home; his parents, JoAnn and Joseph Wood;…

          • 44, Linda Sorbello

            Germantown, MD Formerly of Newburgh, NY Linda Sorbello entered into rest on Saturday, July 5, 2008 at Casey Hospice House in Rockville, MD. She was 44. On Friday, July 11, 2008, a funeral Mass was celebrated with an interment at St. Rose Lima Church, Gaithersburg, MD. On August 30, 1963, Linda was born in Newburgh, NY, a daughter of Rosemary and Francis Sorbello. She was a resident of Newburgh, NY for the first 18 years of her life. Linda participated in many activities offered by St. Rose Lima Church in…

            • 52, Thomas Anthony Johnson

              will be on Saturday, August 23 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, 20 North St., Washingtonville. Service will be at 12 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation will be private. Arrangements under the care of Thomas A. Murray of the David T. Ferguson Funeral Home; 845-496-9106.

              • 63, Mary C. Hommel

                will be on Saturday, August 23 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Sunday, August 24 from 2-4 p.m. at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 515 Route 32, Highland Mills. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, August 25 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 26 Still Road, Monroe, with Rev. George Hommel officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Mountainville. Memorial contributions may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Attn: Tribute Gifts, Church…

                • 66, Bettylou Masker

                  Matamoras, PA Mrs. Bettylou Masker of Matamoras, PA, passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2008 at Orange Regional Medical Center Arden Hill Campus. She was 66. She was born December 14, 1941 in Greenville Township, NY, the daughter of the late Albert and the late Pheobe Devore Robbins. She was married to Walter "Pete" Masker on June 9, 1962. She was a member of the Senior Citizens in Matamoras. A family statement reads: "Betty was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was an avid bingo…

                  • 66, Mary Rose Alonzo

                    will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, August 22, at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Saturday, August 23 at St. Charles Church, Gardiner. Burial will take place in St. Charles Cemetery, Gardiner. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary's memory may be made to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc., 800 Stony Brook Ct., Newburgh, NY 12550. To send condolences or for directions to the funeral home, please visit…

                    • 69 Jr., Roy B. Goddard

                      Monroe, NY Roy B. Goddard, Jr., age 69, of Monroe, NY and formerly of Port Jervis, NY, passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2008 at his home. He was born on May 15, 1939 in the Bronx, NY, the son of the late Roy B. Goddard, Sr. and Doris Grisez Goddard. Roy was a retired Chief Warrant Officer for the United States Army at Peekskill, NY. He was a veteran with the U.S. Army serving our country during the Korean War. He was member of the American Legion. He was also a former Ski Instructor at Bel Air Mountain Ski…

                      • 75, Dorothy J. Freeman

                        Warwick, NY Dorothy J. Freeman, a lifelong resident of Warwick, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on July 24, 2008. She was 75 years old. Born on December 5, 1932 in Warwick, she was the daughter of Seeley Cummins Freeman and Elizabeth Margaret Teasdale. Before retiring, she was a Secretary with Country Chevy in Warwick. She formerly worked for 25 years as Secretary with W.F. Dayton 5 & 10 in Warwick. She was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church, where she was a former Sunday School teacher…

                        • 78, Edward A. Brauer

                          will be held on Sunday, August 24, from 3-6 p.m. at David T. Ferguson Funeral Home. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, August 25, at St. Mary's Church at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at the St. Mary's Cemetery. Arrangements under the care of Thomas A. Murray of the David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, 20 North St, Washingtonville, NY 10992, 845-496-9106.

                          • 83, Mary Gee Willcox Kennedy

                            will be on Friday, August 22, from 6-9 p.m. at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Ave., Warwick. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 23 at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Warwick Cemetery. Memorial donations may be sent to St. Anthony's Hospital, Warwick, NY. For further information, directions or to send an online condolence, see

                            • 86, Lucy Marie Wyant

                              Town of Deerpark, NY Lucy Marie Wyant, 86, formerly of Clearwater, FL and a three-year resident of Deerpark, NY, passed on to our heavenly Father on Tuesday, August 19, 2008 at Milford Senior Care and Rehabilitation in Milford, PA. Lucy was the daughter of the late Joseph and Virginia Glorioso Ribando. She was born January 4, 1922 in Chester, NY. In her early years, she resided in Middletown, NY and worked as a seamstress for Miss Swank Lingerie. In 1974, she moved to Florida where she continued her sewing…

                              • 87, Raymond Gannon

                                will be held from 3-6 p.m. on Sunday, August 24, at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 25, at Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh. Burial will take place in Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations in Raymond's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 419 E. Main St., Middletown, NY 10940. To send a personal condolence or for directions to…

                                • 88, Thelma Jane Irwin Stotesbury

                                  Newburgh, NY Thelma Jane Irwin Stotesbury, a lifelong Newburgh area resident, passed away after a long illness August 20, 2008, at age 88 at The Valley View Center, Goshen, NY. She was born, along with her twin sister, Thyra, in Newburgh, NY on February 21, 1920, the daughter of Ernest W. and Viola Stocks Irwin. Thelma, and husband Ed, enjoyed traveling and finding lithographs and prints, especially Currier & Ives, to add to their collection. She and her husband were amongst the original founders of the…

                                  • 90, Florence L. Burge

                                    Formerly of New Windsor & Rhinebeck, NY Florence L. Burge, a wonderful homemaker & former area resident, died on Monday, August 18, 2008 at the N.Y. State Veterans Home in Montrose, NY. She was 90. She was born to the late Leo and Anna Diener Mischke on April 25, 1918 in the Bronx, NY. Florence was the widow of Henry D. Burge, who died in 1993. She is survived by her loving children, Carolyn Thorn and her husband, John of New Windsor, Susanne Purcell and her husband, John of New Milford, CT and…

                                    • 91, Marie Leonor Yanez-Masi

                                      January 9, 1917 - August 19, 2008 Middletown, NY Marie Leonor Yanez-Masi "Aunt Marie", 91, a homemaker and a 69-year area resident, passed quietly in her sleep at home on Tuesday, August 19, 2008. She was 91 years old. The daughter of Ramon and Ascension Losada Sotelo Yanez, she was born on January 9, 1917 in Orense, Spain. She was the beloved wife of the late Vito J. Masi. Marie was a member of Mulberry House in Middletown and the Town of Wallkill Happy Seniors. Mom lived a blessed life, happiest…

                                      • A. Milford Baker

                                        A. Milford Baker, 80, of Middleburg, PA, passed away Sunday, August 17, 2008 at the Evangelical Community Hospital in Lewisburg, PA. Born in Woodhull, NY on July 23, 1928, he was the son of the late Claud and Mildred Harry Baker. He was a 1948 graduate of Woodhull High School, served in the U.S. Army in Germany during the Korean Conflict and retired from Beaverton Weaving Mill at Beaverton, PA. He is survived by step-children, Eleanor (Banks) Walter, Frances VanKirk, and Kenneth Smith, all of Middleburg,…

                                        • ALAN D. MILLER

                                          Alan D. Miller, 45, of 92 Depot St., Canisteo, passed away unexpectedly Monday morning (Aug. 18, 2008) as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle-pedestrian accident. Born in Elmira, on Nov. 24, 1962, he was the son of David and Penney (Button) Miller. Alan grew up in Elmira and moved to the Hornell area as a teenager. He was a graduate of Hornell High School, class of 1981.  From 1981-1994, he served in the U.S. Air Force where he was stationed in Athens, Greece, during Operation Desert Storm.…

                                          • ANN MARIE "NANCY" COVERT

                                            Ann Marie “Nancy” Covert, 82, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday (Aug. 19, 2008) at Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital in Buffalo.       Mrs. Covert was born on Nov. 18, 1925 in Lackawanna to Harold and Ann (Donahue) Murphy. She was a 1943 graduate of Our Lady of Victory Academy and later, Our Lady of Victory School of Nursing, both in Lackawanna. On Jan. 4, 1947, in Lackawanna, she married Eugene Covert, who predeceased her on May 21, 2008.       Nancy worked as a registered nurse for Our…

                                            • ANN MARIE ‘NANCY’ COVERT

                                              Ann Marie “Nancy” Covert, 82, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday (Aug. 19, 2008) at Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital in Buffalo. Mrs. Covert was born on Nov. 18, 1925 in Lackawanna to Harold and Ann (Donahue) Murphy. She was a 1943 graduate of Our Lady of Victory Academy and later, Our Lady of Victory School of Nursing, both in Lackawanna. On Jan. 4, 1947, in Lackawanna, she married Eugene Covert, who predeceased her on May 21, 2008. Nancy worked as a registered nurse for Our Lady of Victory…

                                              • Agee, Doris Jean "Doe"

                                                August 18, 2008 Doris Jean "Doe" Agee, 69, formerly of Syracuse, departed this life, in Buffalo, NY. She was a native of Selma, AL and was a Syracuse resident most of her life. Ms. Agee retired from General Motors. She was preceded in death by her companion, BillLaron; and one brother, Robert Lawrence. Surviving are two sisters, Gloria Bacon (Lee) and Laura Williams (Bill); and one brother, Richard Hutchinson. Calling hours will be Saturday 11 a.m. to noon at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church,…

                                                • Aguayo, Amada C.

                                                  August 18, 2008 Amada C. Aguayo, 86, died on Monday, August 18, 2008 surrounded by her family. Amada was the devoted wife of Dr. Santiago E. Aguayo, deceased. She is survived by a sister, Piedad Cordova of Guayaquil, Ecuador; a broth-er, Enrique Cordova (Esperanza) of Queens, NY; a son, Santiago Aguayo (Kristen) of Syracuse; daughters, Dana Sturick (Walter) of Syracuse and Katiana Scalione (Lewis) of Jersey City, NJ; seven grandchildren, Dennis Aguayo (Lisa), Dr. Gina Aguayo-Murray (Brian), Santina…

                                                  • Alnutt, Robert E.

                                                    Saturday, 10 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Sennett Fire Dept. and the Second Baptist Church.

                                                    • Arthur, Betty Lou

                                                      PERU - Betty Lou Arthur, 74, of the Fuller Road, Peru, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh., She was born in Plattsburgh, March 26, 1934. She graduated from Peru Central School in 1953 and in 1954 graduated from Loretta Business School., Betty Lou worked for Vincent S. Jerry in Plattsburgh for several years, NYSEG in Plattsburgh for 6 years and lastly served as manager at the Apple Valley Senior Housing in Peru for more than 21 years., Betty Lou was a very loving and…

                                                      • Baird, Ralph E.

                                                        BAIRD - Ralph E. Age 79 of Freedom, died August 21, 2008; beloved husband of Gwendolyn (nee Day) and the late Ethel (nee Goss); father of Ralph J. (Barbara) Baird, Emma (Jerry) Brisbin, Carmen (Richard Lamos) Lavery, Joyce (Darrell) Sampson, Janet (Barney) Klimeck; stepfather of Jill (Steve) Lewandowski, Kim (Chris) Kezman; also survived by 16 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and three step-grandchildren and four step-great grandchildren. Friends may call Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at W.S. DAVIS…

                                                        • Bala, Stephanie (Miazga)

                                                          BALA - Stephanie (nee Miazga)August 20, 2008 of Blasdell, NY; beloved wife of the late Thomas J.; dearest mother of Thomas S. (LaDonna), Linda (Vincent) Brancatella, Patricia (D. Leigh) Woodin and Peter (Chrstine); loving grandmother of Joseph, Mary Kay, Caroline, Sarah, William and Daniel; sister of the late Wanda (late Theodore) Chorazak, Leonard (late Cecelia), Edward, Frank (late Emily) and Joseph; also survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation from THE COLONIAL MEMORIAL CHAPELS INC., 3003 South Park…

                                                          • Balcerzak, Julie S. (Weglarski)

                                                            BALCERZAK - Julie S. (nee Weglarski)August 21, 2008; wife of the late Stanley C. Balcerzak; sister of Vincent (late Frances), Sophie (Ralph) Haight, and the late Mary White, Walter (Valerie), John (Rose), Frances (Bernard) Biegers, Victoria (Walter) Barwicki, Anna (John) Ciezki and Michael Weglarski; also survived by many nieces and nephews; sister-in-law of Stella and Lena (late Edmund) Balcerzak; fond god mother of Barbara (H. Michael) Parrish. Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian…

                                                            • Balk, Walter Louis

                                                              3:00 p.m., reception 4:00 p.m. RSVPs appreciated at 206-380-9544, or c/o Balk, PO Box 15633, Seattle, WA 98115. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to PLAN USA, an international non-profit, non-partisan organization which develops programs worldwide to support orphans and underprivileged children. See, 155 Plan Way, Warwick, RI 02886.

                                                              • Benedict, Marjorie Elizabeth

                                                                Benedict August 10, 2008 Marjorie Elizabeth Benedict, 89, finished the last phase of her life on August 10, 2008, with her family at her bedside. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Herbert D. Benedict and her siblings. Surviving: A daughter, Marge (Dan) Cramer; son, James (Trish) Benedict; sister-in-law, Anne Benedict; five grandchildren; seven great- grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Graveside services: Saturday, August 23, 2008, at 2 p.m. at Jacksonville Cemetery, Lysander. Gates…

                                                                • Berntsen, Edward M.

                                                                  BERNTSEN - Edward M., on August 21, 2008 at the age of 86. Beloved husband of the late Kathlyn. Loving father of Barbara (Philip), Ralph (Veronica), Jeannette (John) and the late Nora. Cherished grandfather of three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews in Norway. Reposing Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9:30pm at C.S. Bartholomew & Son, Inc. 302 Bedford Ave., Bellmore. Funeral Service Monday l0am at the funeral home. Cremation to follow at L.I.…

                                                                  • Betty Thompson

                                                                    Betty Thompson, former director of the Ilion Public Library, passed away on August 15, 2008 in Kennebunk, Maine. She was born in Arlington, Mass in 1920, a daughter of Ernest Merrill and Ruth Frost Moore. She graduated from Bates College in 1942 with a B.A. in English, and the same year married classmate Julian Ray Thompson, to whom she was married for 40 years until his death in 1982. After graduation she followed her husband to Waco, Texas; there she held the first of her many library positions, on the…

                                                                    • Bianchi, Maria T.

                                                                      wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the caring staff of the Claddagh Commission for the loving care of Maria for over 10 years.,

                                                                      • Binion, Lyle

                                                                        LYLE BINION, 88, died Aug. 19, 2008, at his home in West Chazy., He was born in Lisbon, N.Y., on July 24, 1920, the son of William R. and Edna Doyle Binion., hours will be held Thursday, Aug. 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Frary Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Aug. 22, at 11 a.m. at the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Ogdensburg with the Rev. John Putney and the Rev. Gloria Strong officiating. Burial will be in White Church Cemetery in Lisbon.

                                                                        • Bobzien, Donald V.

                                                                          may call Friday 6-9 PM at the Merton H. Kays Funeral Home, Inc., 59 Monroe St., Honeoye Falls, where a Service will be held Saturday 11 AM. Burial, Honeoye Falls Cemetery. Memorials to Multiple Sclerosis, 1650 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620. 624-1120

                                                                          • Boncaro, Susan

                                                                            Boncaro, Susan Members of the West Albany Italian Benevolent Society are requested to meet at the New Comer Cannon Family Funeral Home at 5:45 p.m. to pay our last respects to our brother John's wife, Susan. Joseph Zeccolo President Sal D'Amore Chaplain

                                                                            • Boncaro, Susan E.

                                                                              s will be Saturday morning at 9:30 at Newcomer Cannon Funeral Home, 343 New Karner Rd., Colonie (Rt. 155-south of Central Ave). Calling hours will be Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, Colonie. Memorial contributions may be made to the, 440, New Karner Rd. Albany NY 12205 in memory of Susan E. Boncaro. To leave a special message for the family online, visit

                                                                              • Bond, Marcine C. (Gross)

                                                                                gatherings. She also enjoyed building and decorating doll houses. Visit to send a letter of sympathy.,

                                                                                • Boylan, Mary

                                                                                  BOYLAN - Mary, "Loretta" of Long Beach, N.Y. on August 21, 2008 in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Thomas I. Loving mother of Kevin, Loretta Schneider, Thomas (Debbie), John, Jean Ryan (Joe), James (Mickie), Michael, Patricia Scully (Jack) and the late Joseph. Devoted sister of James and Michael Kelly, and Ann Conroy. Cherished grandmother of ten. The family will receive friends Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9pm at the Christopher T. Jordan Funeral Home 302 Long Beach Rd. Island Park, N.Y.…

                                                                                  • Brodzik, Maxine (Markowski)

                                                                                    BRODZIK - Maxine (Markowski)August 19, 2008, beloved wife of Leon C. Brodzik; dear mother of LeeAnn, Linda, Mary Ellen (Don) Casey, Sue (Tom) Koch, Rick (Julie), Jim and the late Charles (Maria); loving grandmother of Brianna, Tommy, T.J., Alexandra, Darby, Dan, Danielle, Emily and the late Matthew; dear sister of the late Alice (Walter) Golonka, Thaddeus, Eleanor (Matthew) Janicki; sister-in-law of Ray (late Sally) Brodzik and the late Mary (Walter) Mis; also survived by nieces and nephews. There are no…

                                                                                    • Cahill, Kathleen A.

                                                                                      CAHILL - Kathleen A., of Ridge on August 20, 2008. Loving wife of the late William J. Devoted mother of Dennis (Diana) Cahill, William J. Cahill, and the late Kathleen Cahill. Cherished grandmother of Colleen Cahill Bean, Erin Cahill, and Amanda Cahill. Proud great-grandmother of Brianna. Caring sister of Doris and aunt of many loving nieces and nephews. Reposing Sunday 2-4:30 and 7-9:30pm at the Raynor & D'Andrea Funeral Home, 245 Montauk Hwy., West Sayville. Funeral Mass Monday 10am at St.…

                                                                                      • Camacho, Marilyn J. (Andersen)

                                                                                        Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave, Castleton Corners, Saturday 10 A.M. Interment Ocean View Cemetery. Friends will be received Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.

                                                                                        • Carey, Edward D.

                                                                                          Edward D. Carey, of Pendleton, formerly of Niagara Falls, died Wednesday, August 20, 2008 in N.F. Memorial Medical Center. Mr. Carey was born August 20, 1927 in Lost Creek, PA, the son of Edward and Mary (O?Toole) Carey. He moved to Niagara Falls in the late 1940?s.He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was formerly employed as a supervisor at E.I. DuPont Co., where he worked for 37 years, prior to retiring in 1984. He enjoyed golfing.He is survived by his wife, Alberta W. (Weidright) Carey; a son,…

                                                                                          • Carnevale, Francine

                                                                                            CARNEVALE, Francine -On your birthday. We cherish the moments we had with you. Sadly missed and lovedMOM, DAD, SISTERS &BROTHER,

                                                                                            • Carr, Alton Junior

                                                                                              June 18, 1955 - August 19, 2008 Woodridge, NY Alton Junior Carr (Ben), a longtime resident of Woodridge, NY, departed this life on Tuesday, August 19, 2008. Alton was born on June 18, 1955 in Wallace, NC. He was employed as a butcher for over 25 years. Places of employment included Stollman's Fish Market in Monticello, NY and a local area fishery in Ellenville, NY. He is survived by his mother and step-father, Annie and Juan Sanabria of Woodridge, NY; four sisters, Brenda Green and her husband, Rev.…

                                                                                              • Chappell, Wilfred C.

                                                                                                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 Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.

                                                                                                • Cianfoni, Clarence P. "Lefty"

                                                                                                  may call 2-4pm on Sunday, August 24 at Halsted-Patrick Funeral Home, 19 North Main Street, Manchester, NY. Funeral services will be held 4:30pm Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations in "Lefty's" memory can be made to the Shortsville Ambulance Fund, PO Box 446, Shortsville, NY 14548.

                                                                                                  • Cole, Elaine M.


                                                                                                  • Cole, Rosina

                                                                                                    DELHI _ Rosina Stern Cole, 94, passed away Tuesday night, Aug. 19, 2008, at Countryside Care Center, where she had been a resident for the past 2½ years. Affectionately known as "Rosie," she was born June 9, 1914, in Clifton, N.J., the daughter of Albert and Lena (Meyers) Stern, and married Russell J. Cole on May 29, 1932, in Garfield, N.J. In 1965, she and her husband moved from Wayne, N.J., to Betty Brook, South Kortright, helping on their son's dairy farm, later moving to Davenport,…

                                                                                                    • Connor, Robert J.

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

                                                                                                      • Cook, Glen Ulysses "Chub"

                                                                                                        GLEN ULYSSES "CHUB" COOK, 78, died Dec. 23, 2007, at Van Rennselaer Manor in Troy., He was born in Chateaugay, N.Y., the son of the late Kenneth and Margaret Cook., Relatives and friends are invited to a graveside memorial on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 11 a.m. at the Sandy Knoll Cemetery in Chateaugay. Military honors will be provided by the Chateaugay American Legion.

                                                                                                        • Covert, Ann Marie "Nancy"

                                                                                                          COVERT - Ann Marie Nancy Of Greenwood, NY, age 82, died August 19, 2008. Born on November 18, 1925 in Lackawanna. She was a nurse at Our Lady of Victory Hospital for 20 years; widow of Eugene Covert; survived by three sons, Larry (Cathy), Daniel (Susan) and Paul (Donna) Covert; nine grand and 12 great grandchildren. Friends may call on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at BAKER-SWAN FUNERAL HOME, Andover, NY. Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday at 11 AM at St. Brendan Church, Almond, NY.,

                                                                                                          • Craine, Esther K.

                                                                                                            Mrs. Esther K. Craine passed away August 19, 2008 in Pulaski, TN, at the age of 96. She was predeceased by husband, J. Donald Craine and is survived by children, David Craine of Lockport, NY, Stephenie Gordon (Human) of Lexington, KY and Christina (Fred) Haugh of Pulaski, TN.A Memorial Service will be held in Lockport, NY at a later date. On-line condolences may be left at

                                                                                                            • Curtis, Francis I.

                                                                                                              will be present Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the GRECO FUNERAL HOME, 2909 Elmwood Ave., where funeral services will be held Monday at 10 am. Frank was a Veteran of WW II and retiree of Bethlehem Steel. Online register at,

                                                                                                              • Cusimano, Sofia Elisa

                                                                                                                will be held from 3:00pm-5:00pm and from 6:00pm-8:00pm on Sunday, August 17, 2008 at the Silvernale-Silha Funeral Home in Glendive. A private family service will be held Monday, August 18, 2008 with Celebrant Sandy Silha officiating. "For the short time that Sofia was with us, she was loved." "She will forever be in our hearts." Sofia is survived by her parents, Jimmy and Robin Cusimano, a sister, Saige and a brother, Tyson all of Glendive, her paternal grandparents, Guy and Elisa…

                                                                                                                • Daigneau, Raymond E.

                                                                                                                  • Davis, Helen M.

                                                                                                                    • Dechau, Carl L.

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

                                                                                                                      • Delories J. Shutts (Dell)

                                                                                                                        Delories J. Shutts (Dell), age 79, passed away at the Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital, on August 20, 2008 due to a long illness.  She was born in Corning, NY and raised at the Davenport Home in Bath, she was the daughter of deceased parents Norman and Dora Partridge, she was predeceased by two sisters, Hazel and Helen and one son, Douglas M. Shutts. She is survived by loving friend of 16 years Joan Belous, one daughter, Diana Perry of Erin, NY; two sisters, Dora Cram of Elmira, NY and Sylvia Thayer of…

                                                                                                                        • Dominick A. Giaquinto

                                                                                                                          Mr. Dominick A. Giaquinto, 88, of Spring Street, entered into eternal rest peacefully on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 14, 2008, in Little Falls Hospital. He was born on March 4, 1920, in Fonda, son of the late Francesco and Giovannina (Campagnano) Giaquinto. On September 25, 1943, he was joined in marriage with Lucy Fortucci in St. Joseph’s Church, Little Falls. The couple would have celebrated a loving union of 65 years this year. At the age of 22, Dominick enlisted with the U.S. Army and was honorably…

                                                                                                                          • Donovan, Jeanette R.

                                                                                                                            DONOVAN - Jeanette R., on August 21, 2008 of Malverne, L.I. Beloved wife of the late Thomas. Devoted mother of Jean (Tom) McGarry and Elizabeth (Mel) Tepper. Cherished grandmother of Thomas McGarry. Funeral entrusted to the Malverne Funeral Home (Anthony J. Walsh & Son) 330 Hempstead Ave. (Opp. P.O.) Malverne (today) 3-5 and 7-9pm. Member of Malverne Seniors, AARP Lynbrook and O.L.L. Rosary Altar Society. Funeral Mass Saturday, 9:45am Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Church. Interment St. Charles Cemetery,…

                                                                                                                            • Dorch, Maude Lue

                                                                                                                              may call Saturday 10 AM-12 Noon at Metropolitan Funeral Chapels, Inc., 109 West Ave. Memorial Service Saturday 2:00 PM at Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall, 880 St. Paul St.

                                                                                                                              • Dorsa, Joseph P.

                                                                                                                                DORSA - Hon. Joseph P., beloved husband of Mary Ann. Devoted father Joseph V. and John. Father-in-law of Beth. Brother of Helena Smith, Pauline LaMorta and Theresa Dorsa. Reposing at Gleason Funeral Home, 149-20 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354, Friday 2-5 and 7-9pm. Funeral Mass Saturday 9:30am at St. Andrew Avellino R.C. Church. Interment Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery, Flushing, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Andrew Avellino Education Fund.

                                                                                                                                • Duffy, Florence "Mimi"

                                                                                                                                  in Calvary Cemetery, Glenmont, N.Y. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mimi's name to the American Parkinson Disease Association, 135 Parkinson Ave., Staten Island, NY 10305. To leave a special message for the family online, visit

                                                                                                                                  • Dunn, Robert M.

                                                                                                                                    Dunn, Robert M. Brighton: Suddenly, August 19, 2008, age 68. Predeceased by his father, Anthony R. Dunn and his brother, Michael J. Dunn. Survived by his mother, Rose B. Dunn; his children, Sherri (Tony) Catalano, Robert A. Dunn, Steven M. (Pamela) Dunn; grandchildren, Jamie and Anthony Catalano, John Ryan, Aaron, and Sean Dunn; his sister, Roseann (John) Spiewak; special friend, Connie Najder; also 1 aunt; many nieces &cousins. Calling FRIDAY 2-4, 7-9 at the Falvo Funeral Home, Inc., 1395 N. Goodman…

                                                                                                                                    • Edwards, Grace A.

                                                                                                                                      may call Thursday from 1-4 PM at the Wattengel Funeral Home, 307 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, where funeral services will follow. Pastor Janet Griffiths officiating. Interment Elmlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, 375 Payne Avenue, North Tonawanda. On-line guest registry at

                                                                                                                                      • Eisenhart, Norma J.

                                                                                                                                        • Elliott, Ruth Jeannette

                                                                                                                                          ALBURGH, Vt./WILLISTON, Vt. - Ruth J. Elliott, 83, a resident of Alburgh for many years, passed away Wednesday evening, Aug. 20, 2008, in the Vermont Respite House in Williston after a long and courageous battle with cancer., Ruth was born in Craftsbury, Vt., on Jan. 8, 1925, the daughter of the late Thomas and Lula (Patterson) Johnson. She graduated from Craftsbury Academy in 1942 and from Bay Path Institute in Springfield, Mass., in 1944. On May 19, 1949, she was married to Quentin Elliott who predeceased…

                                                                                                                                          • Eric L. Farrell

                                                                                                                                            Eric L. Farrell, 54, of Trenton Road, died unexpectedly on August 20, 2008 in the Town of Newport as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Eric (Ric) was born in Utica on March 30, 1954, a son of Mary Anna (Newman) Haybrook of Newport and the late Lawrence Farrell.  He graduated from Poland Central School in 1972 and shortly after, entered the U. S. Marine Corps.  Eric served during the Vietnam Era and was honorably discharged in 1976 at the rank of Sergeant.  In earlier years, he…

                                                                                                                                            • Estelle Sciss

                                                                                                                                              Estelle Sciss, 88, of Lawrenceville, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008 at her home. Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Salvadore Sciss; a son, Thomas Sciss of Lawrenceville; a daughter, Joyce Shackleton of Florida and a sister, Peggy Folke of Florida. Calling hours are 11 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 25, at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. Services will be held at noon Monday at the conclusion of calling hours at the funeral home, the Rev.…

                                                                                                                                              • Etelson, Estelle (Gordon)

                                                                                                                                                ETELSON - Estelle (nee Gordon)On August 19, 2008, beloved wife of the late Lee J. Etelson; devoted mother of Ellen (Alan) Bernstein of Buffalo, NY and Arnold Z. Etelson of Baltimore, MD; beloved grandmother of Marc (Jen) Bernstein, Amy Bernstein and the late Anne Bernstein, loving great-grandmother of Adam, Brett and Hayley Bernstein. Services at SOL LEVINSON &BROS., INC., Baltimore, MD, on Friday, August 22, at 10 AM. Interment Beth Tfiloh Cemetery - Baltimore, MD. Please omit flowers. Contributions in…

                                                                                                                                                • 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…

                                                                                                                                                  • Fehrenbach, Nathan A.

                                                                                                                                                    may call Monday Aug. 25 from 2-4 & 7-9 at the Fuller Funeral Home, 190 Buffalo St. Canandaigua. A Funeral Service will be 10 am. Tues. Aug 26 at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Contributions may be made in Nathan's name to Edie Prader at #1 Boces 2596 Baird Rd. Penfield NY 14526. To share a memory or express condolences online please visit: .

                                                                                                                                                    • Feldhaus, Edward F.

                                                                                                                                                      FELDHAUS - Edward F., on August 21, 2008, of Sunnyside, NY. Beloved husband of the late Elma. Loving father of Patricia Groves and her husband John. Cherished grandfather of Sara, Khristine, Kaitlyn Jean, and John Edward. Dear brother of Anna McGahan. Uncle to Margaret (Eddie) Okapal and Vincent De Martino. Reposing at Edward D. Lynch Funeral Home, 43-07 Queen Blvd. Sunnyside NY Saturday and Sunday 2-5 and 7-9:30pm. Funeral Mass Queen Of Angels R.C. Chuch Monday 10:30am. Interment Calverton National…

                                                                                                                                                      • Fezza, Lena (Tomaino)

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

                                                                                                                                                        • Finn Sr., John E.

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

                                                                                                                                                          • Flanagan, Dorothy

                                                                                                                                                            may call Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the funeral chapel. Funeral Mass Monday, 10 AM at Our Lady of Lourdes, 150 Varinna Drive, Rochester, NY 14618. Interment at White Haven Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, and in celebration of her 70 years' success managing Type I Diabetes, contributions may be made to Joslin High Hopes Fund, Joslin Diabetes Center, Development Office, One Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215, GivingToJoslin.asp . In honor of her great faith, donations can be made to…

                                                                                                                                                            • Fred M. Lawyer

                                                                                                                                                              Mr. Fred M. Lawyer, 86, of Bridge Street, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, at St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born April 29,1922, in Hartford, son of the late Peter and Clara (Vincent) Lawyer. On May 27, 1950, he was joined in marriage with Shirley Dingman. At the age of 20, Fred enlisted in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1946. For over 20 years he was employed with Beech Nut in Canajoharie. He was also employed at Palatine Dye for many years. In…

                                                                                                                                                              • GEORGE W. VANDERMARK

                                                                                                                                                                George W. VanDerMark, 90, of 11 5th Street, passed away Saturday (Aug. 16, 2008) at his home. Born in Homer, Feb. 16, 1918, the son of Leonard and Teressa Daily VanDerMark, he had resided his early life in Cortland, moving to Hornell in 1977, and later to Canisteo two years ago. He served his country during WWII, and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. George retired as a custodian from Arkport Central School. He was predeceased by his parents, and one brother, G. Albert VanDerMark. He is survived by his…

                                                                                                                                                                • Galvin, Mary E.

                                                                                                                                                                  • Garvey, Martin F.

                                                                                                                                                                    Martin F. Garvey passed away suddenly on August 16, 2008. He is survived by his wife, Janice (nee Lochren); daughters, Jenifer and Jacqueline; sons-in-law, Paul and Lowell; and his beloved grandchildren, Nick and Brooke.Martin was a noble man, a hard worker, honest and always willing to enjoy a party. He will be missed by all that knew him. The only thing that surpasses our extraordinary sadness is our extreme gratefulness for having known and loved such a wonderful and kind man. To honor his memory, the…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Gelyon, Judith M. (Frank)

                                                                                                                                                                      GELYON - Judith M. (nee Frank)Of Blasdell, entered into rest August 20, 2008. Beloved wife of Peter A. Gelyon; devoted mother of Peter (Stacey), Paul, Jeff (Debbie) and Greg (Angel) Gelyon; cherished grandmother of Jessica, Larissa, Nicolas, Miranda and Ava; loving daughter of the late Herbert and Jessica (nee Webb) Frank; dear sister of Barbara (late Francis) Vanderbosch; also survived by relatives and friends. No prior visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of the Sacred…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Gerena, John V.

                                                                                                                                                                        • Gillam, Christopher G.

                                                                                                                                                                          August 16, 2008 Christopher G. Gillam passed away suddenly on August 16, 2008 in the arms of his loving wife, Kathleen after a courageous struggle with a degenerative neurological disease. Christopher was a deeply loved husband, father, friend, and prominent lawyer, businessman and philanthropist, who provided inspiration to all. Chris' wit, humor and love of life were infectious and shared with friends and acquaintances alike. Chris lived his life with love, generosity and integrity. A talented lawyer…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Glowa, Sophia (Polowitz)

                                                                                                                                                                            Sophia (Polowitz) Glowa of Endicott Sophia (Polowitz) Glowa, 87, of Endicott, passed away gently at James G. Johnston Nursing Center, Wednesday, August 20, 2008. She was predeceased by her husband, Nicholas in 1980; and a sister, Mary (Polowitz) Corwin. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and David Gzesh; a son, Daniel Glowa; two grandchildren, Joseph Gzesh and Esther Min; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Nicholas Polowitz, Endwell; a special brother-in-law, John Corwin; also several…

                                                                                                                                                                            • Goldman, Dorothy (Freedman)

                                                                                                                                                                              GOLDMAN - Dorothy (nee Freedman)August 20, 2008; beloved wife of the late Byron Richard Goldman; beloved sister of the late Sidney Freedman, Ruth F. Diamond and Camille Mathias; cherished aunt of Sidney Diamond Ratner and Dr. Norman Diamond; cherished step-mother of Dr. Richard S. (Cheri) Goldman and Michael E. (Cindy) Goldman. Graveside services from the Forest Lawn Cemetery (Delaware and Delevan Gate) Friday at 2 PM. Donations in her memory to the Albright Knox Art Gallery. Arrangements by the AMHERST…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Goodman, Molly

                                                                                                                                                                                s in the Congregation Sons of Israel Cemetery in Cranesville, N.Y. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to remember Molly in a special way may make a memorial contribution to the Teresian House, 200 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY 12203. For directions and guest book please visit:

                                                                                                                                                                                • Gordon, Philip C.

                                                                                                                                                                                  MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., on Saturday 10:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Our Lady of Good Counsel Church 11 A.M. Committal Rosehill Crematory Linden, NJ. Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations to Mt. St. Joseph High School (Xaverian Brothers) 4403 Frederick Ave., Baltimore, M.D. 21229-4199 would be appreciated. WWW.MATTHEWFUNERALHOME.COM

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Greco, Ida

                                                                                                                                                                                    GRECO - Ida L. (nee Esposito)Born in Buffalo, NY, February 7, 1918, went home with our Lord, August 6, 2008, beloved wife of Salvatore; devoted mother of Vincent R. (Gail), Joseph A. (Marjorie), Carol Ann, Robert Mineo, Nicholas M. (Linda), Rosalyn (Eddie) Cornell and Michael Maria (Dino Gonzalez) Greco; sister of the late Joseph Esposito; loving Nanie of 17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Burial took place in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.,

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Gregus, Louise A.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Louise A. Gregus of Chesapeake, Va. Louise Ann (Pagano) Gregus, 79, a five-year resident of Chesapeake, Va. passed away on Friday, August 15, 2008. Louise was a lifelong resident of Binghamton, N.Y., although she grew up in Susquehanna, Pa. She is survived by her sister, Antoinette, and her brother-in-law, James Oliva; her daughter and two sons, Linda (Gregus) Vargas, Va., Dr. Thomas Gregus, Va., and Michael Gregus, Syracuse, N.Y. She is also survived by five grandsons, Tony and Alex Vargas, Mathew, Ryan…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Griffith, Lida J.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Monday August 25th from 3-4:30pm at the Christ Church - Evangelical Lutheran, Center Moriches. Services immediately following. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Rotary Foundation For Polio or Camp Patquatuck, C/O Box 483, East Moriches, NY 11940 would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Sinnickson's Moriches Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Habecker, William P.

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Haney, Teresa Marie

                                                                                                                                                                                            wishing may have Masses said for the Repose of her Soul or contribute to the Goetzmann/Haney Scholarship Fund at Nazareth Academy, 1001 Lake Ave. Arr. John J. Curran Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Hanley, Dorothy Wright

                                                                                                                                                                                              August 19, 2008 Dorothy Wright Hanley, 91, died August 19, 2008, in Arkansas. A native of Syracuse and childhood resident of Warners, NY, Mrs. Hanley formerly of Eastwood, was a 1933 graduate of Warners High School. She was employed at the Christian Life Book Store in Syracuse for six years. Mrs. Hanley was a member of the Midler Avenue Wesleyan Church and served several years as church treasurer and Sunday School teacher. Surviving are two daughters, Nancy (Maw-Sheng) Chen of KY and Susan (Carl) Herb of…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Heimerl, Michael J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                HEIMERL - Michael J. Of Lancaster, NY, August 2008; beloved husband of Frances (OShaunecy); loving father of Joshua, Kevin, Matthew and the late Ashley; son of Paul and Joyce (Yeomans); brother of Peter; also survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Family will receive relatives and friends at the WENDEL &LOECHER FUNERAL HOME INC, 27 Aurora St., Lancaster, Sunday from 4-6 PM. Flowers gratefully declined.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Hemme, Raymond F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  HEMME - Raymond F., 86, of East Norwich, NY on Wednesday August 20, 2008. Pre-deceased by his beloved wife Charlotte; Loving father to Susan (Gary) Ellison, Jeffrey (Christine) Hemme and Mark (Andrea) Hemme; Proud Pop-Pop to Jackie Gilmartin; Pamela Massa; Julia, and Michael Hemme; Andrew, Amanda, and Matthew Hemme; Devoted great-grandfather to Shay Gilmartin. Raymond was an avid outdoorsman, a WWII Veteran serving in the Philippines, a 57 year resident of East Norwich, a member of the East Norwich Fire…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Henningsen, Marcia D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Marcia D. Henningsen of Binghamton Marcia D. Henningsen, 59, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday evening, August 20, 2008, at Wilson Memorial Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert "Tiny" Henningsen; and her father, H. Wallace Lippy. She is survived by her mother, Lois E. Lippy Rossi, Endwell; her brother, Douglas M. Lippy, Endwell; two sons, Brian A. Davis, Mt. Morris, and Michael Henningsen, Brockport; three grandchildren, James A., Jacob A. and Emily B. Davis; five stepchildren,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Hieronymus, Pauline (Pat)

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Holmberg, Deborah

                                                                                                                                                                                                      HOLMBERG - Deborah, of Bayport, NY, on August 20, 2008, at the age of 49. Beloved wife of Rick. Loving mother of Lydia and Ashley. Devoted sister of Kate Northey and Robert Lambert. Cherished aunt of Michael and Nicole. Best friend of Margie Zieman. Also survived by her mother Audrey. Visiting Saturday 2-5 and 7-9pm at the Overton Funeral Home, Inc. 172 Main St. Islip, NY. Religious Service, Saturday 8pm at the funeral home. Cremation private.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Hook, Elizabeth Kelly

                                                                                                                                                                                                        HOOK - Elizabeth Kelly Of Kenmore. August 21, 2008. Wife of the late Joseph Hook; dear mother of Joseph (Maryanne) Hook, and the late Ronald J. (Connie) Hook; loving grandmother of Nancy (Thomas) Panzica, Lynn (Scott) Browning, Kevin (Michelle), Thomas (Beth Ann), Daniel (Michelle), Michael (Vicki), John (Candy), Timothy (Mary), Christopher (Julie) Hook; also survived 22 great grandchildren. Sister of the late John Kelly Jr. and Anna Sibbet; aunt of Larry (late Sandra) Sibbet and many grand nieces and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Hupman, Barbara

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Barbara Hupman of Windsor, N.Y. Barbara Hupman, 78, of Windsor, died Friday afternoon, August 15, 2008, at her home. Barbara passed away peacefully after a long and courageous battle with an extended illness of over fifteen years. She was predeceased by her parents, Alice and Clark Fairchild. She is survived by her loving husband, Roger, of 54 years; her sons, Alan Hupman, Connecticut, and Gary Hupman, Windsor. She has a grandson, Kyle, and granddaughter, Saige from Gary and his wife, Cathy. She also has a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Huss, Gordon R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            may attend a Memorial Service, Saturday, August 23rd, 10 AM at White Haven Memorial Park Creation Chapel. Donations may be made to Lollypop Farm. Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Inwood, Laverne M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              INWOOD - Laverne M. Of Angola, NY, August 21, 2008. Friends may call Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM and Saturday from 9-10 AM at the ADDISON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 262 Main St., Angola, NY, where services will follow visitation Saturday at 10 AM.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • JESSE B. SLAYTON

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Jesse B. Slayton, 24, of 4528 Waterbury Hill Road, died 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 home-schooled and attended BOCES for two years for Auto Tech and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Janas, Mary J. (Pratt)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Janas, Mary J. (Pratt) Bergen: Mary spent the last year of her life in the arms of the angels at the Batavia Nursing Home, died Tuesday at age 79. She is predeceased by her parents Floyd and Hazel Pratt, sister, Dorothy Fetterman and brothers, Elton and Elwyn Pratt. Surviving are her husband of 59 years, Howard Janas; four children, Dianne (Bob) Van Dunk of GA., Dale (Laura) Janas of Clifton Springs, Duane Janas &Karen Janas, both of Bergen; three grandchildren, Scott (Sarah) Janas of Clifton Springs,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Janet F. Brown

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mrs. Janet F. Brown, 76, of Washington Street, passed away on Wednesday evening, Aug. 13, 2008, in Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown. She was born on February 16, 1932, in St. Johnsville, daughter of the late George and Irene (Carter) Flanders, and graduated with an associate’s degree in applied science from Fulton-Montgomery Community College. In 1982, she was joined in marriage with Elmer C. Brown, who predeceased her. Her last professional employment was with the Village of St. Johnsville where she was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Jones, Joseph R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      . Memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo, Inc., Chaffee-Sardinia Fire Department or Holland Fire Department.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Juchnowski, Mary M. (Reichnutch)


                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Kaczmarczyk, Frances Jane

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          August 20, 2008 Frances Jane Kaczmarczyk of Eastwood, passed away Wednesday. She was born in Solvay on July 4, 1917 to the late John Narewski and Frances Grabowski. She retired in 1974 as a nurse at the Veterans Hospital Medical Center. She is a communicant of Transfiguration Church and is a member of the Altar Rosary Society, Pulaski Post American Legion #1650 Auxiliary, Knights of Columbus, and St. Joseph's Council #5398 Auxiliary. She was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Chester Kaczmarczyk;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Kantor, Mary Ellen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            KANTOR - Mary Ellen., on August 20, 2008. Beloved mother of Barbara LaFrenz and the late Catherine. Cherished grand- mother of Peter, Sean, Alex and Ryan. Loving sister of Patricia Hallinan and the late Richard Doran. Fond aunt of Kathleen, Susan, Caroline, John, Verity and Lorraine. Reposing Friday 2-5 and 7-9:30pm at Mangano Funeral Home, Inc., 1701 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park. Funeral Mass Saturday 9:15am Ss. Cyril & Methodius R.C. Church. Interment St. Patrick's Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Karl David Liddiard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Karl David Liddiard, 47, passed away on Aug. 18, 2008, in Millington, Mich. He was born April 24, 1961, in Kendall, Fla. After graduating high school Karl joined the U.S. Army as a paratrooper, 82nd Airborne. He was a disabled Veteran. After leaving the military, Karl spent many of his working years as a roofer and carpenter. Karl is survived by his mother, Phyllis Liddiard; father, Robert Liddiard; children, Kristina Dawn Bury, Kayla Ann Edinger, Blake David Edinger; brothers, Bob/Leslie, Steve and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Kawecki, John E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Kawecki, John E. Maryland: Mr. John Edward Kawecki 85, of Frederick, MD, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2008 at Homewood at Crumland Farms. He was the husband of the late Annastasia Dans Kawecki. Born April 26, 1923 in New Britain, CT. He was the son of the late John and Alexandra Kawecki. Mr. Kawecki was a member of St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Community and the Knights of Columbus. Mr. Kawecki graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1948 with a degree in Mechanical engineering. He…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Keeley, Virginia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  KEELEY - Virginia, on August 21, 2008. Beloved wife of the late John. Devoted mother of John, Robert and Diane. Proud grandmother of Sean, Megan, Erin and Gregory. Survived by brother Joe Civitello and sisters Olga Albertson and Frances Saxe. Family to receive friends at Leo F. Kearns Funeral Home 61-40 Woodhaven Blvd. Rego Park, NY Sunday 2-4, 7-9pm. Mass of Christian Burial Monday Queen of Peace Church 10:00am followed by interment at Calverton National Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kelly, Joseph J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    s at Malt River Brewing Co. in Latham.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Keskinen, Wilfred O.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      KESKINEN - Wilfred O., on August 21, 2008 of Seaford. US Army Korean War Veteran. Beloved husband of the late Brenda Jean. Devoted father of Willie (Carolynne), Richard (Theresa), Martin (Patricia), Jean Finfrock (Charles) and Diana Keskinen. Dear brother of Helen Keskinen, Richard of Bennet, Wisconsin and the late Ruth Keskinen. Also survived by 14 cherished grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Religious Service Monday 10am at the Charles G. Schmitt Funeral Home Inc. 3863 Merrick Road, Seaford, NY (2…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kodela, Cecile M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kodela, Cecile M. BRUNSWICK Cecile M. Kodela, 89, of Valley View Drive, Brunswick, formerly of Fourth Avenue in Lansingburgh, beloved wife of the late Stephen Kodela, entered into eternal life in the loving comfort and care of her family on Tuesday evening, August 19, 2008 at her residence. Born in Rouses Point, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Sylvio and Helena Seymour Fortin and was educated in Quebec, Canada. She possessed many remarkable talents including culinary and fashion design, and was an…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • LAURENCE C. GOLL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Laurence C. Goll, 87, passed away Tuesday (Aug. 19, 2008). He was born July 15, 1921, in the Town of Mansfield to Ernest and Mae Shuppenhauer Goll. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was also a member of the VFW. Laurence is predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Joan, of Nunda; two daughters, Dawn (Steve) Weiss of Charlotte, N.C., and Vicki Goll of Nunda; a son, Ray (Joanne) Goll of Nunda; grandchildren, Shelby, Laura, Casey, Jamie and Cory; and several nieces and nephews. Friends…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Latin, Jane

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            LATIN - Jane, on August 21, 2008. Beloved wife of Murray. Loving mother of Nancy Latin-Ryan and Gary Latin. Dearest grandmother of Max and Emma. Reposing at her home 7 Lake Rd., Lake Success, NY from 1-8pm. Funeral Saturday 1:30pm. Interment Pinelawn Memorial Park.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Lerch Sr., Jack E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              August 21, 2008 Jack E. Lerch Sr., 82, of Simmons Rd., died Thursday, August 21, 2008. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Saturday from the Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., Oneida. Interment in Valley View Cemetery. Calling hours are 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, prior to the funeral service.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lewandowski, Josephine (Zubrowski)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lewandowski August 21, 2008 Josephine (Zubrowski) Lewandowski, a resident of West Milford, NJ, passed away on August 21, 2008. She was known as "Babci" by friends and family. Born in 1923 and raised in Syracuse, NY, she moved with her husband and daughter to Camillus, NY in 1953 then to Iselin, NJ in 1960. She lived for 43 years in Iselin before moving to West Milford in 2003 after the death of her husband, Stefan. A great cook, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she will be…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lewandowski, Stanley J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LEWANDOWSKI, Stanley J. -Loved and remembered today and always.Forever in our heartsYOUR FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lewis W. Humphreville

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Lewis W. Humphreville, age 59, of John Street, Little Falls, formerly of Herkimer, Ilion and Florida, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, at Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown. He was born on Dec. 15, 1948, in Utica, the son of Charles and Myrtle (Darling) Humphreville and attended Holland Patent, Remsen and Ilion schools. At one time, Lewis owned and operated his own trucking Co. in Bushnell, Fla. He was an associate member of AmVets Post 777. Survivors include his 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, Chuck and Eileen…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Lewis, Kathleen Sandra (Gemza)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      LEWIS - Kathleen Sandra (nee Gemza)Born December 29, 1947 in Lackawanna, New York. Died August 20, 2008 at St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates, IL. She worked in the Pharmacy at Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village, celebrating 20 years of service this month. Kathleen had a passion for cooking and was an avid collector of cookbook and recipes. She is the beloved wife of Michael; loving mother of Jeffrey Michael (Elizabeth) of Cleveland, OH and Jill Marie of Hoffman Estates;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • List, George A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        at Hartnett Funeral Home, 561 Jerusalem Ave., Uniondale Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral Service to be held on Monday 10am at The United Methodist Church, Uniondale. Interment following at Pinelawn Memorial Park, Pinelawn, NY.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Loria, Charles J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          LORIA - Charles J., of Farmingdale, formerly of Port Washington, on August 21, 2008. Beloved husband of Mary-Cecile (Billie) and the late Constance. Cherished father of Steven and Richard, and step-father of Elizabeth Fiorino. Loving grandfather of Dylan and Madison. Mr. Loria's career spanned more than 40 years with the Federal Government as a National Field Import Specialist for U.S. Customs before his retirement in 1999. Following his retirement, Mr. Loria served as a consultant to the international…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lotzow, Gary M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lotzow, Gary M. Scottsville: Thursday August 21, 2008 at age 62. He was predeceased by his parents, Carl and Lillian Lotzow, his brother, Ronald Lotzow and sister Joanne Lawrenson. He is survived by his brother, Kenneth (Joanne) Lotzow; brother-in-law, Roy Lawrenson; nieces, Lori (Gary) Tobin and Julie (William) Maples; nephews, Kenneth (Mary) Lotzow, Ronald Lotzow and Chuck Beaney. Funeral Services and interment in Fairfield Cemetery, Spencerport will be at the convenience of the family. Contributions may…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Lozoff, Jerome R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Lozoff, Jerome R. GUILDERLAND Jerome R. Lozoff RPh., age 65, of Guilderland, N.Y., died on Tuesday evening, August 19, 2008 at his residence. Mr. Lozoff attended the former Milne High School in Albany and graduated from the Albany College of Pharmacy (Union University) class of 1966. Jerry owned and operated the former Lozoff's Pharmacy on North Allen Street in Albany for many years. In 1982, he began his employment with the NYS Department of Health-Office of the Medicaid Inspector General. He was a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mabon, Beatrice B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SCHENEVUS _ Beatrice B. Mabon, 97, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at Otsego Manor. Arrangements are pending with the Heller Funeral Home, 25 Arch St., Schenevus.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Macy, Constance M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  GLENVILLE, N.Y. - Constance M. "Connie" Macy, 72, of Glenville, N.Y., passed away at Ellis Hospital after a long illness on August 20, surrounded by her loving family., Connie was born on Aug. 22, 1935, in Plattsburgh, N.Y., to the late Kenneth H. Macy and Marjorie R. Derby. Connie was predeceased by her brother, William Macy., Connie was always proud of her achievements that she made in the nursing field. She graduated from the Champlain Valley School of Nursing and went to work in the Champlain…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Marks, Clarence Max

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MARKS, Clarence Max - Husband, Daddy and Papa, we miss you every day. Always loved,HELEN AND FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Martin, Julia

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mary “Susan” Malowski

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mrs. Mary “Susan” Malowski, age 67, of 214 Ray Street South, Ilion, passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2008. She was born on Sept. 17, 1940, in Herkimer, the daughter of Paul and Mary (Robinson) Fullem. She was educated in Herkimer schools and graduated from Herkimer High School in 1958. She also was a graduate of Utica City Business Institute. Mary, on Aug. 29, 1958, joined in marriage with Robert J. Malowski at St. Francis de Sales Church in Herkimer. Mary and Robert happily shared almost 43 years of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Maulding, Gladys Stella

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SWANTON, Vt./SCHUYLER FALLS -- Mrs. Gladys Stella Maulding, age 87 years, died Tuesday morning, Aug. 19, 2008, at her Platt Street residence in Swanton, Vt. A native of the Schuyler Falls, N.Y., area, Mrs. Maulding has resided in the Swanton community for the past eight years., Born in Schuyler Falls on April 7, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Sophia (Paquette) Dashnaw. She attended schools in New York and on March 31, 1938, was married to Harold D. Maulding, who predeceased her on July 2,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Maziarz, Rosaline P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rosaline P. (nee Monaghan) Maziarz, of North Tonawanda, entered into eternal rest Sunday, August 17, 2008 in her 79th year, while under the care of Niagara Hospice, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Tyler, PA, Mrs. Maziarz resided in the Tonawandas for the past 65 years. Rosaline and her husband, Benjamin celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary on August 8, 2008. She enjoyed baking, cooking and being with her family.Beloved wife of Benjamin Maziarz, Sr. Dearest mother of Kathleen Rae, Benjamin…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • McCulley, John G. "Jack"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              DAVENPORT _ John G. (Jack) McCulley, 81, passed away peacefully Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, with his wife at his side. He was a piece of Davenport's heart, and a hero to all of his family. He was born March 12, 1927, in Davenport, the son of Henry and Grace (Turner) McCulley. He married Anna McLain on Sept. 21, 1947. A lifelong Davenport resident, he was a farmer, logger and raised pork as well as maple products. He was a member of the Davenport Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife, Anna, at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • McKenna, Bonnie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonnie went into the arms of our Lord after a courageous battle with cancer on August 13, 2008, while she was under the care of Hospice in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she currently resided. Bonnie LaPorte was born on October 22, 1948 in Niagara Falls, the daughter of Dolores Arico and step-daughter of Anthony Arico.Bonnie graduated from Niagara Falls High School and attended Bryant and Stratton Business School. She was employed at Niagara Falls City Hall, Airco Speer and Oxy Chemical (Hooker Chemical) for many…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • McMeekin, Dale Goodwin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  are welcome to call Friday, August 22, 2008, 2-4 & 7-9 at the Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, 7501 Pittsford Palmyra Road, Fairport (Egypt location), where a Memorial Service will be held Saturday, Aug. 23, 10 A.M. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dale's memory to Wilmot Cancer Center. Interment will be held privately.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Milbredt, Herbert A. "Herb"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Milbredt, Herbert A. "Herb" Rochester: August 18, 2008. Herbert is survived by his daughter Lindsay (Tony Chess) Lerzak; grandchildren, Mackenzie Cook &Tejay Chess; cousin Herbert (Janice) Rudsam; longtime friend Margaret Lerzak. BARTOLOMEO &PEROTTO Funeral Home, Inc., 1411 Vintage Lane is caring for Herb and his family. All services were private.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Miller, George W. "Pete"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Milton, Robert Peter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may call Sunday, 3-5 and 7-9 pm at the funeral chapel (2305 Monroe Ave). Services will be private. A scholarship at Empire State College is being created in honor of Robert. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Empire State College Foundation, 28 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, 12866 and/or. Camp Haccamo, 125 Panorama Creek Drive, Rochester, 14625. To light a candle visit . Anthony Funeral &Cremation Chapels 2305 Monroe Ave. 244-0770

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Minter, Paul

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Minter, Paul Rochester: Age 78. Paul is predeceased by his wife Carrie, son David, grandson Steven Harris &great-granddaughter Indiah Minter; brothers, Lorenzo, Robert Usher, Louis Phillips, James, Jasper and Rev. Vincent Minter; sisters, Flossie Usher, Mabel Phillips Williams, Marion Phillips Williams and Sarah Usher Puryear; Paul Minter accepted the Lord Jesus Christ on Aug. 6, 2008 and peacefully passed away on Aug. 19, 2008. He is survived by brother Floyd (Paula) Minter and in-laws, Sylvia and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Moore, Edna

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MOORE - Edna August 20, 2008. Wake Services Saturday 11:30 AM, followed by a 12 noon Memorial Service at Greater Praise Tabernacle, 704 William St.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mors, Agnes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Saturday, 10 a.m. in the Van Duyn Chapel. Interment: Monday, Assumption Cemetery. Calling hour at the chapel Saturday, 9 to 10 a.m. Arrangements: Butler-Badman F.H., Inc.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Murphy, Francis M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MURPHY - Francis M. Age 89 of North Tonawanda and formerly of the Tw. of Tonawanda and South Buffalo, August 19, 2008 at his residence. Husband of Myrtle Babe Murphy who died in 2000, father of Marsha (Stephen) Nieman and Patricia A. Daumen, step father of Gregory M. Foels and Dennis (Dr. Leonore) Foels, grandfather of Christopher Foels, Kate Franny (David) Cowan, Shaun Foels and Cary M. Daumen, brother of Kathleen McNamara and the late Marie C. Lucas. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Newman, Patricia E. (O'Neill)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Avenue, West Brighton Saturday 9:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Peter's Church 10 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Peter's Church Restoration Fund or Pax Christi Hospice would be appreciated. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned and Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Nguyen, Tony

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        August 20, 2008 Tony Nguyen, 12, passed away Wednesday. Mother in critical condition, please pray for her, Linh Nguyen. Funeral Service: Saturday, August 23, 10 a.m. at St. John's the Baptist Church. Friends may gather at the funeral home from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. before the Mass. Frasier-Shepardson FH 471-2349.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Nickla, Mary

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NICKLA - Mary, on Wednesday, August 20, 2008. Devoted mother of Edward, Richard and the late Christine O'Reilly. Beloved grandmother of Richard, Michael, Dana, Robert, Patrick and Kevin. Reposing at Martin A. Gleason Funeral Home, 10-25 150th Street, Whitestone, NY. Mass of Christian Burial St. Luke's R.C. Church Saturday at 9:30am. Visiting Friday 2-5 and 7-9pm.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • O'Shaughnessy, Gloria P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          O'Shaughnessy, Gloria SCHODACK Gloria P. (Padula) O'Shaughnessy, 82, of Schodack, died Thursday, August 21, 2008, at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany after a brief illness. Born in Albany, she spent most of her life in East Greenbush, and the last few years in Schodack with her daughter and family. Gloria enjoyed many years of bowling and doing crossword puzzles. She was a secretary at G.A.F. in Rensselaer for 22 years retiring in 1966. Predeceased by her parents, Leonardo and Julia (DeLaurentis)…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • O'Shea, Therese H. (Morris)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Avenue, West Brighton Saturday 10:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Sacred Heart Church 11 A.M. Cremation private. Friends will be received Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Sacred Heart Church or Pax Christi Hospice would be appreciated. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned and Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • OBrian, Adele E. "Skip" (Erikson)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              OBRIAN - Adele E. Skip (nee Erikson)Of Hamburg, August 19, 2008; beloved wife of the late Buddy OBrian; dearest mother of Joanne (David) Osborne and Bette (Peter) Liddon; fun and cherished grandmother of Christine (Patrick) Towns of TN, Jill Merrill and Dylan (Stephanie) Osborne of St. Thomas, VI, Spencer Liddon and Sydney Liddon; adoring great grandmother of Abigail; sister of the late Elizabeth Murphy; survived by nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Talk Saturday…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Orosz, Gisella

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                OROSZ, Gisella - In my heart your memory lingers, always tender, fond &true; theres not a day, dear Mother, I do not think of you. Happy Birthday.Love always,BETTY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • PATRICIA M. ‘PATTI’ SCHILLACI

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Patricia M. “Patti” Schillaci, 48, of White Springs Road, Geneva, formerly of Hornell, passed away peacefully at home Sunday morning (Aug. 17, 2008), surrounded by her loving family, following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Elmira on June 15, 1960, she was the daughter of Kenneth and Corrine (O’Dell) Backer, both deceased. Patti grew up in Hornell and was a graduate of Hornell High School, class of 1978. She received her associate’s degree in computer programming from SUNY Alfred and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Palmieri, Richard A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    as a draftsman. He was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church. Richard was a very hard worker, which earned him the nickname "The Bull". Every year he could be found enjoying the Saratoga Race Track with his seven children. Richard is predeceased by his brother, Salvatore Palmieri. Survivors include his beloved wife, Michaelena "Mickey" Ruggiero Palmieri, whom he married December 26, 1949; their loving children, Ann Marie Pewarski, Esq. and her husband Glen of Garden City, L.I.,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Paszkiewicz, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PASZKIEWICZ - John J. Died Wednesday, August 20, 2008 at age 88. He is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Christine (Lipowski), children; Aurelia, Rose Marie, Marcia, Mary, Michael and Marie; 15 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren; sister, Victoria Wright along with many nieces and nephews. He was a United States Navy Veteran Serving During WWII, and a member of the American Legion Post Meyer Ingraham #428. Services will be held at a later date. Reference: New Comer Funeral Home, Rochester, NY.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Perla, Samuel C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will be present Friday 4-8 at the HOY FUNERAL HOME INC., 3855 Seneca St., West Seneca, where prayers will be said Saturday morning at 9:30, followed by a funeral service at Ebenezer United Church of Christ at 10 AM. Friends invited.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Peterson, Eric E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          on Saturday, August 30 at 11 a.m. at the Jones Funeral Home, 1503 Union St., McClellan St., Schenectady. Visitation will be Friday evening, August 29 from 5 to 7 at the funeral home for those who wish to call. Memorial contributions in Eric's memory may be made to any veterans organization or cause of your choice. For directions and online condolences, please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pidgeon, Helen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pidgeon, Helen GUILDERLAND Helen Pidgeon passed away early Thursday morning, August 21, 2008 after a long illness. Helen was born on January 29, 1919 in Schenectady, N.Y. where she grew up and attended Mont Pleasant High School. After high school, she worked for the General Electric Company, and the Golub Corporation. Later in life, she was a head sales clerk for the Carl Company and the Boston Store. Helen was a devoted communicant of St. Madeline Sophie Parish in Guilderland, and the Vibert O. Fryer DAV…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Pingitore, Joseph P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends to the best dining WNY has to offer. They wintered in Charleston, South Carolina. Joe was an avid golfer and a long time member of the Sheridan Park Mens Club. It was Joes wish to be an organ and tissue donor for the University of Buffalo Anatomical Gift Program. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials in Joes name may be made to Hospice of Buffalo, Erie county SPCA, and the UB Anatomical Program. A memorial mass will be held Saturday, September 6, 2008 at 11:00 am in Farnham,NY at St. Anthonys…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Prude, James D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                will receive friends Saturday 11 AM - 12 noon at Zion Baptist Church, 179 E. Ferry St., where funeral services will immediately follow. Interment St. Matthews Cemetery. Arrangements by THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME INC.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Randell, May

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  RANDELL - May, of Great Neck, NY and West Palm Beach, FL. Loving wife for 58 years of Irving who passed in March, 2000, beloved mother of Martin and David, mother-in-law of Kathy and Ceil and grandmother of Heather, Cory, Brett and Megan, passed away August 18, 2008 in West Palm Beach. She touched all who knew her with her strength, intelligence, friendship and volunteer attitude. She was a great woman and will be dearly missed. Services Sunday, 10am at Riverside Nassau North Chapels; 55 North Station Plaza…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Ranellucci, Elizabeth P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ranellucci, Elizabeth P. ALBANY Elizabeth P. Ranellucci, 66, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2008 at Albany Medical Center Hospital after a long history of illness. Born in Dublin, Ireland, the daughter of Michael and Christina Whelan, she lived in the United States for over 40 years. Elizabeth worked as a waitress at Friendly's Restaurant on Central Ave. in Albany for over 20 years. She later worked at Albany Medical Center as a patient information associate, retiring in 2007. Elizabeth was an avid…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Regan, Janice M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      REGAN - Janice M., 88, of Manassas, formerly of Long Island, passed away August 18th, 2008. Born January 8th, 1920 in Redding, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of May Mendenhall Calvert and William Henry Calvert. On January 28th, 1950, in Long Island, she married Edward J. Regan, who preceded her in death on November 11, 2005. Survivors include one son, Glenn Regan and his wife Joanne of Manassas; one daughter, Lynn Regan and her husband Robert Levy of Long Island, NY; one brother, Meridith Calvert of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Reisz, Andras J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        are invited to attend a Memorial Service Saturday at 1:30 PM in Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee Street, Lockport.Visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Reynolds Sr., Everette F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Richter, Chrisdian

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            DELHI _ Chrisdian Richter, 50, of Arbuckle Hollow, Delhi, an 18-year area resident, passed away Wednesday night, Aug. 20, 2008, at Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown. Arrangements are pending with Robert A. Peet, Hall & Peet Funeral Home, Delhi. A complete obituary will appear in Saturday's edition of The Daily Star.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rickard, Curtis Roy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call SATURDAY from 12:00 to 1:00 PM at the WATTENGEL Funeral Home, 307 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, where Memorial Services will be held at 1 PM. Mr. Rickard was a donor to Upstate New York Transplant Services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the SPCA of Erie County, 205 Ensminger Rd., Tonawanda, NY 14150 would be appreciated.On-line guest registry at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Robert K. Aronson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Robert K. Aronson, 81, of 9378 Bradley Ave., Cuba passed away Wednesday (Aug. 20, 2008) in Cuba Memorial Hospital’s Palliative Care Unit. Born April 25, 1927, in Superior, Wis., he was a son of Henry and Effie Swanson Aronson. On June 13, 1953, in Chester, N.H., he married the former Joan Mitchell, who predeceased him April 7, 1993. Mr. Aronson served with the United States Marine Corps from 1945 until 1949. He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Wellsville. Surviving are a son, Robert…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Robertson, Mary Jo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  we raised. I have missed you so much the past seven years.ALL MY LOVE, JIM,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rosten, Paul J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ROSTEN - Paul J. Of Cassadaga, NY, formerly of Angola, August 21, 2008, son of Betty Mannix Rosten and the late Albert; beloved husband of Barbara A. Constantine; dearest father of Paul A. (Dawn) Rosten, Tamra (Ken) Paradiso and Sheryl Gleason; brother of Ann Rosten; also survived by nine grandchildren. Friends may call Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, at the ADDISON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 262 North Main Street, Angola, NY, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 AM. Mr. Rosten was a member of Loyal…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Rowe, Ronald R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      11 a.m. Monday, August 25, 2008 at Mt. Adnah Cemetery, Fulton.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rung, Lynn A.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ryan, Francis J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            OCALA, Fla. - Francis J. Ryan, 74, passed away at his residence in Ocala, Fla., on July 24, 2008., He was a former resident of Johnson Avenue in Plattsburgh. He was a graduate of Our Lady of Victory Academy, Class of 1956., Despite being severely handicapped due to cerebral palsy at a very young age, he made the most of every day and was able to live a fairly normal life on his own. He was employed by the Press-Republican for several years and to become more independent, moved to Wappinger Falls and was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ryther, Gordon G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ONEONTA _ Gordon G. Ryther, 87, entered eternal life on Monday, Aug. 18, 2008. Born and raised in Buffalo, he was the son of C. Gordon and Gladys G. Ryther. After graduating from Buffalo Technical High School, he earned his B.S. in electrical engineering at the University of Michigan in 1942, then served the next three years in the United States Army Air Corps in the South Pacific, where he performed maintenance and training on the then-new technology of radar, serving as radar officer, electronics officer,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • SISTER M. CARBINI MCKINLEY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sister M. Carbini McKinley passed away Aug. 14, 2008 at St. Frances Convent in Frankfort, Ill. Sister was born Barbara Janet McKinley on Nov. 6, 1931 in Hornell. She entered Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart Convent on Aug. 5, 1949. She made her First Profession of Vows on June 21, 1952 and her Final Profession of Vows on Aug. 3, 1955. Sister served as an RN for 30 years after receiving her training at Provena St. Joseph Medical Center in St. Joseph, Ill. During these 30 years, Sister was and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sargent, Clayton Dawain

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Clayton Dawain Sargent born March 11, 1937 in Albion, NY, passed away suddenly on August 13, 2008.He graduated from Lyndonville High School and Houghton College. Clayton worked for several years at Howard Farms in Albion. He also worked as an Amway and Mason Shoe salesman. He served as a New York State Auxiliary Policeman in Orleans County. He enjoyed farming and reading about the financial world.He is survived by two daughters, Jerri. L. Lyndale of Winter Haven, Florida and Tammi L. Groves of Indianapolis,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Scalzo, Riccardo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Scalzo, Riccardo Irondequoit/Rochester: August 21, 2008, age 87. Predeceased by his beloved wife of 43 years, Lena. Survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph and Ellen, Adrian and Susan, Roger and Heather Scalzo; grandchildren, Andrea, Richard and Alexander Scalzo; his brother, Ugo Scalzo of Italy and sister-in-law, Vilma Scalzo of France; many nieces and nephews in both Italy and France. Calling SUNDAY 3-7 at the Falvo Funeral Home, Inc., 1395 N. Goodman St. Funeral MONDAY 9 AM from the Funeral…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Schutz, Joan C. (Vollmer)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      will be present Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Harris Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8440 Main St., where prayers will be offered Monday at 9:15 AM and followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church. Online register at,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Schwartz, Carol J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SCHWARTZ, Carol J. -Seven years ago you left us for your new life in Heaven. You are in our thoughts and prayers every day. LOVE, YOUR FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Seifert, Chester W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          August 17, 2008 Chester W. Seifert, 54, of Syracuse, died August 17, 2008, at his home. He was a retired handyman and a Vietnam War army veteran. He is survived by his children, William Seifert and Carol Manear; his grandson, Cameron; and many friends. Services will be 1 p.m. Monday, August 25, 2008, in the Onondaga County Veterans Cemetery. Butler-Badman Funeral Home, Inc. ONONDAGA HILL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Selver, May E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            will be held at 3:00. Interment will be held at a later date in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Albany Church of Christ, 30 Russell Rd., Albany NY 12203 in memory of May E. Selver. To leave a special message for the family online, visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Senn, Mary Valda

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SENN - Mary Valda, on August 19, 2008 of Massapequa. Beloved wife of the late Karl F. Devoted mother of Ken, Caryl Senn Griffith, Robert and the late Richard and Mark. Dear sister of Connie Hall. Memorial Mass Monday 10am, St. Rose of Lima RCC, Massapequa, Arrangements handled by James Funeral Home, Broadway, Massapequa.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Siegel, Richard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SIEGEL - Richard, 74, of Great Neck, suddenly on August 20th, 2008. Beloved husband of Polly Ann. Survived by brother Edward of Libertyville, IL. No services, cremation private.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Smith, Jean (King)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Smith, Jean (King) Rochester/Brighton: 8/20/2008 Survived by her loving husband of 56 years Robert; children, Nancy (Gregory) Berl of Scottsville, Robert F. (Laurie) Smith Jr. of Henrietta; grandchildren; Hannah, Samantha, &Abbie Berl "her little Angels", and several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her brothers, Daniel, Jack and sister, Dorothy. Family &friends may call at the J.H. Cameron Funeral Home, 26 Rochester St. Scottsville, on Sunday August 24th, from 2-5 PM. Rite of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stacy, Mary S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Stacy, Mary S. Rochester: Thursday, August 21, 2008 at the age of 89. Predeceased by her husband, Robert Stacy. Mary is survived by her son, Ronald (Robin) Sowinski of FL; 3 grandchildren; sister, Sophia Lauricella; niece, Jerry Berardicurti; many great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces. Her family will receive friends Friday, 2-4 & 7-9pm at the funeral home, where her Funeral Service will be held Saturday 10:00 am. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Paul W. Harris Funeral Home 570 Kings Highway…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Stani, Lea (Sbernini)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      STANI - Lea (nee Sbernini)Of West Seneca, NY, August 20, 2008, beloved wife of the late Luciano Stani; dearest mother of Serena (Ronald) Brodnicki and Robert (Cynthia) Stani; grandmother of Christopher and Marisa. Friends received Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the CURTIN FUNERAL HOME INC., 1340 Union Rd., West Seneca, where funeral will be held Saturday at 9:30 AM.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Stark, Elladean

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        may call Mon. 11-1 pm at the JOHN W. MARTIN FUNERAL HOME, 37 Chapel St., (Rt 408), Mt. Morris where funeral services will be held on Mon. at 1 pm. Interment, St. Agnes Cemetery, Avon, NY. Memorials may be made to Heritage Christian Services. Please sign the online registry at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sultan, Kathleen H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          will be held Saturday, September 6, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. from the Reformed Church of Schodack at Muitze-skill, Schodack Landing Rd., Schodack Landing, N.Y. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 3 Winners Circle, Albany, NY 12205 or the local humane society.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tilroe, George Dexter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            will be at the First United Methodist Church, 428 Kenwood Ave., Delmar on Saturday, August 23 at 4 p.m. Men, out of respect for George's dislike of suits and ties, please come casually dressed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church for their mission program or Friends of Five Rivers or Senior Services Town of Bethlehem for music for the Bethlehem Senior Chorus or the wonderful Delmar Ambulance Squad. Durant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Treanor, Katherine B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Friday 2-5 and 7-9pm at M.A. Connell Funeral Home 934 New York Ave., Huntington Station. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday 9:30am at St. Patrick's Church.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • VINCENT L. MAHANY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Vincent L. Mahany, 86, formerly of Yankee Lane, Town of Hornellsville, died early Tuesday morning (Aug. 19, 2008) at McAuley Manor in North Hornell, after a long illness. Born in Fort Fairfield, Maine on July 10, 1922, he was a former resident of Arkport and had resided in the Town of Hornellsville for more than 45 years. While residing in Maine, Vince was a potato farmer and before his retirement he was self employed as a contractor. He had been a communicant of St. Ann’s Church of Our Lady of the Valley…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • VanGelder, Marian W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  VanGelder, Marian W. Brockport: Peacefully August 12, 2008. Marian W. VanGelder, 95. She was predeceased by her son, George, 2000. Survived by her daughter-in-law, Lois VanGelder; 4 grandsons, George (Kim), Mark (Mary), Paul, Kevin (April) VanGelder; great-grandchildren, Brian, Lauren, Autumn, Abigail and Nicholas VanGelder; sister, Jean Sutton. A private Graveside Service was held at Garland Cemetery. Those wishing may contribute to Garland Cemetery Association, c/o Barb Hefke, 63 Bev Lane, Brockport 14420…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Versaci, Anthony Teodoro (Theodore)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (Mocksville, NC) - Anthony Teodoro (Theodore) Versaci passed away Thursday, August 7, 2008, at his home. He was born on September 24, 1934 in North Tonawanda, NY, the only child of the late Josephine M. (nee Trimboli) and Antonio Versaci. He was a lifelong resident of North Tonawanda, before retiring from the North Tonawanda School System and moving to Mocksville, NC nine years ago.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Stephanie Rae Berry. Â He is survived by his beloved…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Vinopal, David L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      BLOOMINGDALE, N.Y. -- David L. Vinopal, 65, of St. Regis Street, Bloomingdale, N.Y., passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, N.Y. He was born in Titusville, Pa., Nov. 12, 1942, the son of Edward and Josephine (Carey) Vinopal., Growing up, he found his life-long passion for music in the rolling hills of the Allegheny Mountains. David spent most of his childhood in Titusville before relocating to Big Rapids, Mich. He is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Wager Jr., Charles S. "Chuck"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        may call on Saturday from 2-5:30 PM at the OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, LASALLE PARK CHAPEL, 2215 MILITARY ROAD, NIAGARA FALLS, NY (297-9007) where a funeral service will be held with Military Honors at 5:30 PM with Rev. Dr. William Nelson-Loefke officiating. Burial will be held in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lewiston, NY at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to the Disabled Veterans Association, DAV Memorial Program, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.Please…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Walker, Dorothy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dorothy Walker (nee Seward), age 89, of Gasport, entered into rest on Wednesday, August 20, 2008 at Medina Memorial Hospital. Born September 6, 1918 in Somerset, she was the daughter of the late William and Retta (nee Woodward) Seward.Dorothy graduated from Middleport High School. She then married Carl A. Walker September 18, 1936 in Royalton Center. Mr. Walker died November 5, 1999. Dorothy was a member of the Covenant United Church of Christ, Gasport Jet Setters and the Hartland Historical Society. She…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Walker, Robert Eugene

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          time in the Navy through retirement. He is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Kay Walker; his loving children, Jan Bourassa and husband Stephen, and Dale Walker and wife Lisa Finkell Walker. He was the proud grandfather of S.J. and Christopher Bourassa and Dustin, Kyle and Bailey Walker. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Joan Walker-Pierce. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Applebee Funeral Home, 403 Kenwood Ave., Delmar. Services…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Walter, Robert P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            WALTER - Robert P. Of Hamburg, NY, after a long illness, August 20, 2008; beloved husband of the late Dorothy A. (nee Dzikowski) Walter; loving father of Susan (late Kim) Dauscher, Robert F. Walter, Debra (James) Fitzpatrick and Barbara J. Walter; dearest grandfather of Todd, James, Nicholas and Jennifer. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday morning at 9:30 at St. Mary of the Lake Church. No prior visitation. Arrangements by JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME, INC.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Watson, John F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Watson, John F. BOCA RATON, Fla. John F. Watson, of Boca Raton, died Tuesday, August 5, 2008 at Regents Park Nursing Home in Boca Raton. Born in Albany, N.Y., he was predeceased by his parents, George Watson and Sally O'Keefe Watson and his wife, Gertrude (Weis) Watson. He is survived by his step-children, Judith W. Draper, Delmar, N.Y. and Richard J. Weis, Ravena, N.Y. and several nieces and nephews. Burial will be in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands at a later date. Babione Funeral Home entrusted with…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Whitfield, Ruth M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Zielnicki, Vincent S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  will be held on Monday, August 25 at 11 a.m. at the DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 So. Main St., Mechanicville. Burial with military honors in the Saratoga National Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home on Sunday from 3-6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to either the John Ahearn Rescue Squad, Mechanicville or Animal Health Center, 1656 Route 9, Clifton Park, NY 12065.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Barr, Michiel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Chesley, Georgia C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Hatch, Albert R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Jerome D. Spiry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Katherine M. (Fonda) McQuatters

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