Monday, August 25, 2008

New York Daily Obituaries 08/25/08


    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, 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…

      • Antes, Stella E.

        are invited to bring a written memory for the family's memory book. A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, 10 AM at Holy Cross Anglican Church, 615 Bay Rd. Webster NY 14580. Interment at Webster Rural Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be directed to Holy Cross Anglican Church. To light a candle in memory please visit Anthony Funeral &Cremation Chapels 1031 Ridge Rd. 872-6380

        • Aschieri, Michael


          • Audino, Cosimo

            • Baird, Peter-Louise M. "Grambo"

              Baird, Peter-Louise M. "Grambo" Penfield: August 23, 2008 at age 78. She is survived by her daughter, Melissa (Peter) Schoen; grandchildren and loves of her life, Eric and Elizabeth Kruk; sisters, Dodie Perlt and Adele White; brother, Peter (Veronica) Swan; special niece, Lisa (Steve) Farley; sister-in-law, Alice Mary Swan; best friend and verbal sparring partner, Alice Szkolnik. Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends throughout the US and Canada. She was a proud mother,…

              • Baker Sr., James M.

                WEST CHAZY -- James M. Baker Sr., 63, of LaPlante Road, West Chazy, passed away Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at his home surrounded by his loving family., He was born in Mineville, Sept. 3, 1944, the son of Colice and Edith (Derosia) Baker., James was employed for several years with Bombardier Transportation in Plattsburgh. He was an avid outdoorsman, participating in camping and fishing and in earlier years he enjoyed bowling., Survivors include his fiancÃ?©e, Tioni Pyle of West Chazy; one son, Nathan…

                • Basher, Olga M. (Rudz)

                  BASHER - Olga M. (nee Rudz)Of Lancaster, NY, August 22, 2008, beloved wife of the late Victor; loving mother of Earl, Janie (Wallace) Stickley, Bonnie, Randy (Karen), Jeffrey and the late Richard; grandmother of 11; great-grandmother of three; predeceased by brothers and sisters. Family will receive relatives and friends at the WENDEL &LOECHER, INC. FUNERAL HOME, 27 Aurora St., Lancaster, Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 where services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 AM.,

                  • Bezio, James B.

                    BROADALBIN, N.Y. -- James B. Bezio, 73, of Galway, passed away Thursday morning at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam after a sudden illness. Born Feb. 14, 1935, in Ausable Forks, N.Y., he was the son of the late Isadore and Rose (Murcray) Bezio., He resided in Galway for the past 40 years. He was a laborer at the General Electric Co. in Schenectady, retiring after 25 years of service. James also proudly served in the U.S. Army. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing and going to camp for…

                    • Bibjack, Ann Marie (Bzibziak)

                      . Arrangements by the CURTIN FUNERAL HOME, INC.,

                      • Bishop, Monica Beryl

                        • Bluhm, Elizabeth S.

                          • Bohrer, Virginia A.

                            Bohrer, Virginia A. Sodus Point: Promoted to Glory on Saturday August 23rd at age 92, surrounded by her loving family. Virginia is survived by her children Stephen (Janice) Bohrer, Ruth (Harry) Nunn, Esther (Charles) Catchpole, Miriam (Robert) Reynolds &Judith (Burt) Bullard; 23 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. from the NORTON FUNERAL HOME, 45 West Main Street, Sodus. Virginia's funeral will be Wednesday, 2 p.m. from the Alton Gospel Tabernacle.…

                            • Boyer, Fletcher T.

                              NAPLES, Fla. -- Fletcher T. Boyer, 91, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, at the Avow Hospice after a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer., Born in Springfield, Mass., he moved to Albany, N.Y., at the age of five, then to East Greenbush, N.Y., to start his business and finally retired in 1975 from his business in Lake Placid, N.Y. At the age of 28, Mr. Boyer was the youngest person in the history of Ford Motor Co., at that time, to receive a Ford dealer franchise. After selling Boyer's Garage in East…

                              • Bramfitt, Thomas H.

                                • Brandl, Jerome J.

                                  BRANDL - Jerome J. August 22, 2008, of Akron, NY, dearest husband of Frieda Linzmeier Brandl; beloved father of Jerome J. Jr. and Ronald (Audrey) Brandl of Basom, NY; very loving grandfather of Jeremy Brandl; brother of Franz Brandl and Siegmund Brandl, both of Peoria, AR, Adolf (Linda) Brandl of Clarence and John (Sandra) Brandl of Cheektowaga; also survived by several nieces and nephews. He served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was retired from Niagara Machine and Tool where he was a…

                                  • Brooks, Mary E.

                                    Mary E. ?Betty? Brooks, of Deerfield Beach, FL, passed away on August 19, 2008. Born in Lockport, NY, she had been a local resident since 1959. She is survived by her five children, Mary (Jack) Harris, Bonita Brooks, William (Cathy) Brooks III, Joseph Brooks and John (Melinda) Brooks; 13 grandchildren (one deceased); nine great-grandchildren and sister, Helen Broderick. A Memorial Service was held Saturday, August 23rd at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Deerfield Beach. In lieu of flowers, donations may be…

                                    • CLIFFORD A. ‘CLIFF’ BLACK

                                      Clifford A. “Cliff” Black, 65, passed away Saturday (Aug. 23, 2008). He married his wife of twelve years, Mary Conrad Black, on April 20, 1996. He was a member of the National Field Archers Assoc., New York Field Archers and Bowhunters and the Moose Lodge of Dansville. He was a retiree of Alstom Transport in Hornell. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary; his children, Connie (Bill) Kelley of Albion, Candy Black of Holley, Corey (Marilyn) Black of Albion, and Craig Black of Lyndonville;…

                                      • Cailliau, Jennie (Frattali)

                                        may call at the Leo M. Bean &Sons Funeral Home, 2771 Chili Ave. Tuesday 4-7 PM. Funeral Mass Wednesday 9:30 St. Pius Tenth Church, 3000 Chili Ave. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to Alzheimer's Association or American Diabetes Association would be appreciated. The family would like to thank the Episcopal Church Home and Seabury Woods for their excellent care.

                                        • Carlson, Evelyn M. (Nelson)

                                          • Catalano, Alexander A.

                                            • Catalfu, Louis J.

                                              • Cerame, Joseph M.

                                                Cerame, Joseph M. Greece: August 23, 2008. Joe is survived by his wife of 42 years, Joyce Hoefner Cerame; children, Doreen (David) Behnke, Joseph Jr. (Maxine) Cerame, Christine (Christopher) Roncone, Jeffrey (Allie) Cerame, Kimberly (Craig) Cosner, Matt (Cyndi) Cerame & Bill (Tanya) Cerame; grandchildren, Jill, Crystal, Tiffany, Stacey, Jessica, Jordan, Tina, Ashley, Jacob, Gabby, Tyrael, Morgan, Abby, Tyler & Anthony; 5 great-grandchildren; brother and sisters, Michael (Betty) Cerame, Liz (Michael)…

                                                • Cleveland, Howard

                                                • Colon, Olga T.

                                                  are invited to meet the family Tuesday 10:30 AM at St. Michael's Church for her Funeral Mass. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. PAUL W. HARRIS FUNERAL HOME 570 Kings Highway So. 544-2041

                                                  • Connolly, Thomas S.

                                                    • Cook, Ernest L.

                                                      ERNEST L. COOK, 83, of Route 95, Bombay, N.Y., died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at his home while under the loving care of his family and Hospice of the North Country., He was born in Hogansburg, N.Y., Sept. 28, 1924, the son of the late Basil and Delia (Herne) Cook Sr., hours will be Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Cappiello-McKenzie and Cosgrove Funeral Home in Fort Covington, N.Y. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Regis Catholic Church with Rev. George…

                                                      • Costello, Mary Elizabeth

                                                        • Cozz, Joseph S.

                                                          • Cozzupoli, Mary (Lorenzo)

                                                            • Curley, Antoinette F. "Toni"

                                                              • Davenport, James A.

                                                                will be receiving visitors at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY, on Tuesday, August 26, 2008, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services honoring his life will follow the visitation (8 p.m.). The Reverend Ross Raymond will celebrate James' service. Interment will take place on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. in the Tioga Point Cemetery, North Main Street, Athens, PA, where the Tioga VFW will accord their fallen brother Military Honors following the committal prayers. In lieu of…

                                                                • Davison, Margaret E. (VanGelder)

                                                                  Davison, Margaret E. (VanGelder) Hornell: Passed away Saturday, August 23, 2008 in N.C. Born in Rochester, she was a graduate of the Rochester School for the Deaf, class of 1948. The family will be present to receive friends from 1PM - 4PM Wednesday at the Bender-Brown &Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St., Hornell. Funeral Services will follow calling hours at 4 PM. Burial in Hornell Rural Cemetery. To send a rememberence, please visit:

                                                                  • DeBlasi, Basil J. (Basil The Barber)

                                                                    DeBlasi - Basil J. Basil the BarberAugust 23, 2008, of Alden, NY, beloved husband of Mary Lou (nee Schillo); dear father of Diane (Mark) Edie, Sr., Donna, Robert (Rebecca), Debra (Jeffrey) Smith and Angela (Gary) Edie; stepfather of Amy Greenan (Casey); brother of Anthony DeBlasi; also survived by 18 grandchildren, one great-grandson and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Funeral services Wednesday at 10 AM from the SIECK &MAST FUNERAL HOME, 250 Orchard Park Rd., West Seneca, 825-5205. Relatives…

                                                                    • DeCoste, Lois (Weinstein)

                                                                      DeCoste, Lois (Weinstein) Rochester: August 23, 2008. Preceaded in death by parents, Ida &Sam Weinstein. Survived by sons, Todd Rockoff &Seth (Patty) Rockoff; brothers, Seymour (Myrna) Weinstein, Morrie (Beverly) Weinstein &Rodger (Linda) Weinstein; grandchildren, Jacob, Noah, Lindsay &Elijah; many nieces and nephews. A special thank you to the doctors and nurses of Interlakes Oncology and also to all my friends for always being there when I needed you. Funeral Services will be held 10AM,…

                                                                      • DeVoe, Thomas K.

                                                                        • 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.,…

                                                                          • Dellamora, John

                                                                            DELLAMORA, John Mr. D - 1930-2003.Love and memories never die.Love Always, MRS. D AND FAMILY,

                                                                            • DiIorio, Maria Rosaria

                                                                              • Dooley, Francis Xavier

                                                                                • Dye, Marian R. (Miller)

                                                                                  will be present to receive friends Tuesday 6-9 PM at BEACH-TUYN FUNERAL INC., 5541 Main St. (at Cayuga Rd.) Williamsville, friends are invited to attend a memorial service Saturday September 6, at 1 PM in Cleveland Heights Christian Church, 4774 Union Rd., Cheektowaga. Flowers gratefully declined.,

                                                                                  • Dymek, Hazel R.

                                                                                    Hazel R. (nee Walt) Dymek, age 89, of the City of Tonawanda, died Monday, August 25, 2008 at her residence, while under the care of Hospice. Born in the City of Tonawanda to the late James and Alma (Johnson) Walt, she was a lifelong resident of Tonawanda and was the wife of the late Clyde Grosskopf, who died in 1969; wife of the late Chester Dymek, who died in 2001, and sister of the late Helen Tesch.She is survived by a sister, Dorothy King of Springville, NY; several nieces and nephews and very special…

                                                                                    • Dziadul, Theodore

                                                                                      • Easterling, Amie

                                                                                        EASTERLING, Amie -Happy Birthday, you were the best grandmother and always made me feel special. Love and miss you. JENNY,

                                                                                        • Ellis, Millard

                                                                                          Millard Ellis, 65, of Buffalo, NY, passed away August 21, 2008 in Buffalo Veterans Hospital. Born December 6, 1942 in Niagara Falls, NY, the son of the late James and Alice Ellis.Mr. Ellis attended local schools and was a graduate of Niagara Falls High School. He was an Air Force Veteran serving in the 101st Airborne division, and was a retiree of General Motors (Tonawanda) since 1998. He enjoyed socializing with family and friends.Surviving is his former wife and friend, Aisha Abrams; three sons, Millard…

                                                                                          • Ellis, Thomas M.

                                                                                            and family may join us on Thursday, August 28th at Warren?s Corners United Methodist Church, 5293 Stone Rd., Lockport, NY at 11:00 AM to help us honor our father. In lieu of flowers, donations to your local animal shelter would be much appreciated. Visit to sign guest register.

                                                                                            • Eulner, Doris L.

                                                                                              Montgomery, NY Formerly of Bullville, NY Doris L. Eulner of Montgomery, NY, formerly of Bullville, NY, a retired family care provider with the New York State Dept. of Mental Hygiene, and a 50-year area resident, entered into rest on Saturday, August 23, 2008 in O.R.M.C., Horton Campus in Middletown, NY. She was 82. The daughter of the late Charles and Margaret Kruse Hartz, she was born August 23, 1926 in Queens, NY. She was a member of the Bullville United Methodist Church. Her survivors include two…

                                                                                              • Fean, Maureen C.

                                                                                                Milford, PA Maureen C. Fean, 49, of Milford, PA, passed away on Sunday, August 24, 2008 at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, NY. She was a Department Manager for WalMart, Westfall Twp., PA, and was a member of the St. Patrick's Church in Milford, PA. Maureen was a loving, caring mother, wife and friend, unselfish to a fault, never complaining and always, always putting her children and her family first. That smile, that laugh, loved by all forever. The daughter of the late Thomas and Mary…

                                                                                                • Fearby, D. Thomas

                                                                                                  may call on Monday (2-4, 7-9 PM) at the Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. A graveside committal service will be held Tuesday morning at 10 AM at the Veterans Section of Boxwood Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted by members of Lincoln Post 1483, VFW and Butts-Clark Post #1204, American Legion. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Orleans County.On line guest register at .

                                                                                                • Ferguson, Michelle L.

                                                                                                  may call on Wednesday August 27th from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI AND SON FUNERAL CHAPEL, 468-19TH STREET NIAGARA FALLS, NY, where funeral services will follow at 1:00 PM with Rev. Donald Robinson officiating. Interment will be held in Memorial Park Cemetery Lewiston, NY.Visit to sign guest register.

                                                                                                  • Fiorella, Peter S.

                                                                                                    • Fitzpatrick, Shirley J.

                                                                                                      and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., on Monday, August 25, 2008, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., with a Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, Franklin Street, Elmira, NY, followed by graveside service in St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. A "Candle of Remembrance" may be left for her family in obituaries at

                                                                                                      • Fosmire, Eleanor M.

                                                                                                        Fosmire, Eleanor M. Spencerport: Passed peacefully Thursday, August 21, 2008. Predeceased by husband, Edward P Fosmire. She is survived by her children, Bobbi (Bob) Heinkel, David (Holly), Bill (Jean), Jim (Heidi) and Richard (Michele) DeMocker; grandchildren, Jennifer (Kevin) Dittmer, Amy (Jim) Baehr, Jason (Cathy) DeMocker, Becky (Mark) Straub, Heather (Lloyd) McWilliams, Susan (Dan Hillenbrand) Heinkel, Sara, Candace, Richard, Alison, Steven, David and John DeMocker; 10 cherished great-grandchildren;…

                                                                                                        • Fox, Dr. C. David

                                                                                                          • Frattali, Edward

                                                                                                            Frattali, Edward (see Cailliau)

                                                                                                            • Frattali, Frank

                                                                                                              Frattali, Frank (see Cailliau)

                                                                                                              • 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…

                                                                                                                • Frey, Albin

                                                                                                                  • 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…

                                                                                                                    • Galetta, Louise

                                                                                                                      Galetta, Louise (see Cailliau)

                                                                                                                      • Gelston, Jessie Edna

                                                                                                                        • Giordano, James F.

                                                                                                                          James F. Giordano, 86, of the Town of Niagara, NY, passed away on Friday, August 22, 2008 at Mt. St. Mary?s Hospital, Lewiston, NY. Born on January 3, 1922 in Reynoldsville, PA, he was the son of the late Paul and Antoinette (nee Fabino) Giordano. On April 22, 1978 he married the former Ulda Tosetto in Niagara Falls, NY.Mr. Giordano came to Niagara Falls, NY at the age of eighteen, in 1940. James served in the 8th Air Force Division, during World War II, from November 7, 1942 until December 2,1945 and…

                                                                                                                          • Gorczyca, Helen M. (Wyzykowski)

                                                                                                                            • Gordon, Anne

                                                                                                                              in Temple Israel Cemetery, Conklin. Shiva will be observed at the home of Anne's son, Ronald. Expressions of sympathy for the family may be forwarded to Arrangements for the family are directed by the DeMunn Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                              • Goss, Allan

                                                                                                                                • Greene Jr., George J.

                                                                                                                                  • Gruber, Gary Milton

                                                                                                                                    • Gumina, Patricia A. (Deyoe)

                                                                                                                                      GUMINA - Patricia A. (Deyoe)August 22, 2008, of Derby, NY, beloved wife of Gregory Gumina; cherished mother of Debra (Mark) Chavel and Jerry (Tammy) Deyoe; loving grandmother of Jennifer and Jessica Deyoe. Friends received at LAKESIDE MEMORIALFUNERAL HOME, INC., 4199 Lakeshore Rd. (corner of Camp Rd. &Route 5), Hamburg, 627-2919, Tuesday from 1-4 and 6-9 PM where Funeral Services will be held Wednesday at 10:00 AM.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Strong Memorial Hospital Transplant Services.…

                                                                                                                                      • Hamilton, Lillian P.

                                                                                                                                        HAMILTON, Lillian P. Of Millerton, PA Passed away on Sunday, August 24, 2008, at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital in Wellsboro, PA. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. and are incomplete at this time.

                                                                                                                                        • Hawkins, Robert G.

                                                                                                                                          • Henry E. Topf Sr.

                                                                                                                                            Henry E. Topf Sr., 96, of Balsam Road, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008 at home. He was a retired master auto mechanic and a dairy farmer. He was a WW II veteran. Survivors include four sons, Henry E. Topf Jr. and Ralph Topf, both of Wellsboro; James Topf of Indianapolis, Ind., John Topf Sr. of Campbell, N.Y. Calling hours are 6-8 p.m. Monday at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main St. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 38 Central Ave. …

                                                                                                                                            • Hibler, Harold

                                                                                                                                              • Hoey, James R.

                                                                                                                                                may attend his memorial service on Wednesday evening 7:00PM at Prince of Peace Ev. Lutheran Church, 6020 Pittsford-Palmyra Rd. David A. Doser Funeral Home &Cremation Service, 223-9144

                                                                                                                                                • Hopf, Edith C.

                                                                                                                                                  may call Tuesday, 4-7 PM at Farrell-Ryan Funeral Home, 777 Long Pond Road (between English and Latta). Funeral Service 11 AM Wednesday at Trinity Episcopal Church. Entombment private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church, 3450 West Ridge Rd., Roch., NY 14626.

                                                                                                                                                  • Horn, Gloria

                                                                                                                                                    Horn, Gloria 10/30/36-8/25/06 You are so sadly missed and thought of every day with love. As our Angel in heaven, please keep watching over us. Love, Cathy, Scott, Richie and Sean.

                                                                                                                                                    • Hunt, William

                                                                                                                                                      • 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…

                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                          • James G. Phillips

                                                                                                                                                            Mr. James G. Phillips, 65 years old of Co. Hwy 107, died Thursday at his home. Mr.

                                                                                                                                                            • Janczak, Cathy M.

                                                                                                                                                              • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                • Jankovics, Josephine

                                                                                                                                                                  are invited to call at the PATTERSON FUNERAL HOME, 6062 Main St., Niagara Falls, Ontario, visiting Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday at 10:30 AM at St. Thomas More Church. Entombment will follow at Fairview Mausoleum. The Vigil for Josephine will be celebrated Thursday at 3:00 PM at the funeral home. In memory of Josephine donations, in lieu of flowers, to Hospice Niagara would be appreciated by her family. On-line condolences at .

                                                                                                                                                                  • Janosz, Richard S.

                                                                                                                                                                    JANOSZ - Richard S. Of Elma, NY, August 23, 2008, beloved husband of Dolores M. Wrobel Janosz; dearest father of Richard R. (Melissa) and David M. Janosz; fond grandfather of David M., Jr., Taylor Nicole and Morgan Ashley; brother of Gloria (James) Schunk and Robert (Dinah) Janosz. Friends may call Monday and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the PAUL A. KLOC BLOSSOM CHAPELS, INC., 4680 Clinton St. (corner Borden Rd.), West Seneca (668-5666) where funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 9:15 AM and from St.…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Jaworski, Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                      • Jennings, Robert C.

                                                                                                                                                                        • Johnson, Eileen P.

                                                                                                                                                                          • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                            • Kennedy SSJ, Sister Kathryn (Sister Francis Regis)

                                                                                                                                                                              SISTER KATHRYN KENNEDY SSJ(Sister Francis Regis) August 24, 2008, daughter of the late James and Josephine Fitzgerald Kennedy; sister of the late John, Thomas, James, Mary and Helen Kennedy and Rita Dosher; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Calls may be made at The Sisters of Saint Joseph, Clarence Resident, 4975 Strickler Rd., Clarence, Tuesday 2-4 PM where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Tuesday at 7:30 PM. Arrangements by the DENGLER &ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME.,

                                                                                                                                                                              • Kennedy, Florence C.

                                                                                                                                                                                may call Tuesday 2-4 &7-9 at the Dreier-Giltner Funeral Home, 1717 Portland Ave. (corner of Portland and East Ridge Rd.). Funeral Service 9:30 AM Wednesday in the Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, St. Mary's Cemetery, Waterloo, NY. Memorials may be directed to the Church of the Blessed Sacrament, or School of the Holy Childhood. Arr. by the Burns-Ryan Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                • Kenneth E. Youker

                                                                                                                                                                                  Mr. Kenneth E. Youker, 85, of 114 Oak Mountain Dr., Salisbury Center, died Thursday, August 21, 2008, in Little Falls Hospital, where he had been a patient since August 19. He was born in Dolgeville on July 15, 1923, the son of Earl and Nina (Sponable) Youker, and attended school in Stratford. A veteran of World War II, he served honorably from May 1943 until he was discharged on January 22, 1946, with the rank of Tech 4. He served with the Headquarters Detachment of the 435th Medical Battalion. He was…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kessing, Francis "Frank"

                                                                                                                                                                                    and Friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Ave. on Monday August 25, 2008 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday August 27, in St. Mary's Church, Franklin St. Elmira, NY at a time to be announced. The family will provide flowers. Those wishing may make memorials to St. Mary's Church 224 Franklin St., Elmira, NY 14904. A "Candle of Remembrance" may be left for the family in Obituaries at…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kittle, Mary W.

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kneitel, Thomas

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Kniffin, Helen N.

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Kress Sr., Ronald J.

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                                                                                                                                                                                            • Kroll, Norman D.

                                                                                                                                                                                              KROLL - Norman D. August 23, 2008, husband of the late Eleanore A.; father of Pamela A. Simonson, Dean B. (Teresa) and Keith A. Kroll; grandfather of David and Kate Simonson; brother of Chester Kroll and the late Beatrice (Art) Weaver; nephew of Stephanie Phillips. Friends may call Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 at the DENGLER &ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 8630 Transit Rd., East Amherst (one mile north of Maple). A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church (Main St. at…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Kubida, Dolores (Brasias)

                                                                                                                                                                                                Kubida, Dolores (Brasias) Brighton: Saturday, August 23, 2008, age 66. She is survived by her husband, Nicholas Kubida Jr.; son, Nicholas (Christine); sister, Suzanne (James Boyle; 4 grandchildren. Her family will receive friends MONDAY 6-8 PM at the funeral home. On TUESDAY, please join her family at Peace of Christ Parish at St. John The Evangelist Church (553 Humboldt St.) for her Funeral Mass at 9 AM. Interment, White Haven Memorial Park. Profetta Funeral Chapel 1650 Empire Blvd. Penfield/Webster…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • LaSpada, Joyce E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Lauria, Marie E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lauweret, Helen G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lauweret, Helen G. (Hendricks) ROCHESTER: August 22, 2008: Predeceased by her husband, Stanley. She is survived by her son, William B. Lauweret; daughters, Carol Haefner, Gloria (Bruce) LaDue; granddaughters, Renee, Erin, Kerry &Dana; also nieces &nephews. The family will receive friends to share memories MONDAY from 4 - 7 PM at CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME (495 N. Winton Rd., between Browncroft & Humboldt). Please meet the family at 10:30 AM on TUESDAY at St. James Church for Helen's Funeral Mass.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Law, Julia A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          KEESEVILLE -- Julia A. Law, 60, of the Highland Road, Keeseville, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh following a lengthy battle with cancer., She was born in Plattsburgh, Oct. 23, 1947, the daughter of Alfred and Dorothy (Delorme) Law., Julia was an active member of the Catholic Community of Keeseville. She was an avid reader and enjoyed cooking., Survivors include her cousin, Diana Fisher and husband Donald of Biloxi, Miss.; her dog and faithful companion, Jake; and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lefkowitz, Jerry I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ligammari, Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                                                                may call on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI AND SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 MILITARY ROAD, NIAGARA FALLS, NY, where funeral services will begin on Thursday, August 28th at 9:15 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Raphael Parish, Macklem and College Avenues Niagara Falls, NY with Rev. Ivan Skenderovic officiating. Entombment with Military Honors will be held in St. Joseph Cemetery Niagara Fall, NY. If desired, memorial offerings may be made to Niagara Hospice,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lucey Sr., Richard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lyons, Ruth Cecilia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Middletown, NY Ruth Cecilia Lyons of Middletown, NY, died peacefully Sunday, August 24, 2008 at Orange Regional Medical Center, Horton Campus in Middletown, NY. She was 85. Ruth was born in Fort Lee, NJ on December 30, 1922, the daughter of the late Charles and Marie Elias Owen. She was the widow of Glenford E. Lyons, who died August 24, 1981. A communicant of St. Joseph's Church and member of Court Rosemary Catholic Daughters of America 681, she graduated from the Ursuline Academy, Middletown. During…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Manville, Maxine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      MANVILLE - Maxine Of Amherst, NY, August 22, 2008; beloved wife of Richard E. Manville; dearest mother of Janet (Thomas) Zollar, Linda (Stephen) Michalak; survived by 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; sister of Nancy (Arthur) Farrell and the late Gladys and Louis Trovato. Friends invited to a memorial service, Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at 10 AM at DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst NY. In lieu of flowers memorials to the Alzheimers Association of WNY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Marsh, Ronald G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will be held on Tuesday, August 26, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the William M. Gagan Funeral Home, 1525 Burlingham Rd., Pine Bush. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, August 27, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place in New Prospect Cemetery, Pine Bush. Please make a donation in Ronald's name to The Pine Bush Volunteer Ambulance Corps, PO Box 407, Pine Bush, NY 12566. Arrangements were made by Richard A. Lalli, Director of the William M. Gagan Funeral Home, Inc.; 845-744-6008 or…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Maryjanowski, Barbara

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may call on Tuesday (2-4, 7-9 PM) at the Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. Members of Holy Trinity Parish will pray the Rosary at 3 PM on Tuesday at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:30 AM at St. Mary?s Church by the Rev. Msgr. Paul J. Whitney. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary?s Church or American Heart Assn.On line guest register at .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • McCormack, Mary

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • McLaughlin, Adele N. (Ruslikas)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                McLaughlin, Adele N. (Ruslikas) Rochester, August 23, 2008. Survived by her sister, Sylvia Davis and her niece, Bobbie Young. Interment to be private. Arrangements by:Alltrue Funeral Home &Cremation Service, 266-0350.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Mead, Christine M. (Stacey)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MEAD - Christine M. (nee Stacey)Of Lackawanna, entered into the presence of her glorious Lord and Savior, August 23, 2008, devoted mother of Steven (April) Brough; loving daughter of Frank and Mary (nee Ballard) Stacey; dear sister of Laurie Meacham, Michael Stacey and Karen (Michael) Adamo; also survived by six loving nephews. Family and friends may visit Old Time Baptist Church, 6790 Gowanda State Rd., Hamburg on Tuesday from 4-8 PM where the Funeral Service will immediately follow. Interment at Prospect…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Michiel Barr

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Michiel Barr, age 52, of Bennettsburg, NY, passed away unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, August 19, 2008. The family will receive friends and relatives at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., on Monday, August 25th, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service in her memory will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, Watkins Glen, on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.; Rev. Beverly Karr-Lyon officiating; burial at Union Cemetery of Hector, Burdett, NY. Michiel is survived by her loving husband of 33 years,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Molina, Gloria M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will be held at the church tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. Cremation will take place in Nicaragua. Arrangements by Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc., 130 Highland Ave., Middletown, NY; or 845-343-6309.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Murawski, William C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Newcombe, Regina J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • O'Neil, Martha Rose

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Martha Rose O'Neil of Johnson City Martha Rose O'Neil, 89, of Johnson City, formerly of Hillcrest, went to sleep in the hands of the Lord Friday morning, August 22, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Joseph J. O'Neil; beloved mother of James O'Neil and his wife, Terry; Mary Tucker; Pat Merrall and her husband, Richard; Denise Hallisey and her husband, Warren; Helen Vesci and her husband, Louie; Geraldine DeMarco; and John O'Neil. Blessed with 15 loving grandchildren and 9…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Payne, Andrew Manning

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. -- Andrew (Andy) Manning Payne, 57, of Bellows Falls, Vt., died Thursday morning, Aug. 21, 2008, at the Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth Hitchcock, Keene, N.H., He was born in London, England, Oct. 27, 1950, the son of Lorne Cameron Payne and Sheila (Pereira) Payne., For the first eight years of his life, he resided in England where his father was serving in the U.S. military. His family returned to the United States, residing in Plattsburgh, N.Y., where he was a graduate of Mount…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pelling, Charles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PELLING, Charles Graham Muir "Graham" Age 86, of Elmira, died Saturday, August 23, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital. Graham was born June 21, 1922, in Glasgow, Scotland, a son of Gavin and Jean Muir Pelling. He is predeceased by his sister, Ann, and brothers, Peter and Gavin. Graham is survived by his wife of 53 years, Beverly Jacque Pelling; sons, with their families, Gavin S. and Christine Pelling of Mill Neck, NY with children, Nicole, Stephanie, and Gavin; Andrew G. and Robin Pelling of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Penepent, Philip A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will receive friends Tuesday, August 26, 2008 from 9:00-9:30 AM at Resurrection Parish (St. Josephs Church), 303 East Main St., Batavia followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM in the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Josephs Church or to Hospice Buffalo, Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227-1480. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit or call 343-8260.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Perry, Annette M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      may call Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 at THE DREIER-GILTNER FUNERAL HOME, INC. , 1717 Portland Avenue (at the corner of Portland Avenue and Ridge Rd. E). Funeral Service Wednesday at 10 AM at St. John's Lutheran Church, 800 Ridge Rd. E. Interment Irondequoit Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Church in Annette's memory.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Perz, Raimund

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will be today, Monday, August 25, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Wallkill Funeral Home, 12 Bonaventura Ave., Wallkill, NY. A Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, August 26, at 10 a.m. at Most Precious Blood, Walnut St., Walden, NY. Burial will be in Wallkill Valley Cemetery in Walden, NY. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the RSVP, Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, Neighbor to Neighbor Program, 409 Development Ct., Kingston, NY 12401. Arrangements by Millspaugh Funeral Directors;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Phyllis S. Morrison

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mrs. Phyllis S. Morrison, 77, of Gloversville, died Thursday at Nathan Littauer Hospital. She was born May 27, 1931 in Gloversville, daughter of the late Kenneth E. and Nellie Smith Culver. Mrs.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pittard, Rose I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rose I. (Wodrich) Pittard, 91, of Medina, NY, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2008 at the Medina Memorial Hospital, while under the care of Orleans Hospice. Rose was born July 15, 1917, the daughter of the late Ernest and Anna (Peters) Wodrich. She was predeceased by her husband Sidney (Bud) Pittard who passed away November 1998. They had been married 54 years.Rose lived her entire married life in Medina. Since 1981 she enjoyed spending winters in her home in Lakeland, Florida. She was a devoted mother,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Puleo, Anthony G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • RUTH EVA BAUMGARTEN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ruth Eva Baumgarten, 77, of Royal Palm Beach, Fla., passed away surrounded by her loved ones Friday (Aug. 22, 2008). Born Feb. 6, 1931, in Sparta, she was the daughter of Fred and Ruth (Wicks) Hall. Ruth’s memory will be cherished by her sister Frieda Rathburn (Chester); her two sons, John G. Baumgarten (Stacey) and Joseph F. Baumgarten (Nikki); her six daughters, Ruth S. Allen (Larry), Alice M. Mosher (Arthur), Eva M. Coleman (Kevin), Dian K. DiPasquale (Steven), Pamela J. Hitchcock (David) and Susan J.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Raas, Betty E. (Earl)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Raas, Betty E. (Earl) Rochester: Saturday, August 23, 2008 at age 67. She is survived by her husband, Richard A. Raas; sons, Douglas and Steven Raas. No prior calling hours. Private service and interment. To share a special memory, please visit :

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rand, Robert H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Reynolds, Richard E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      will be Tuesday, August 26, from 1-4 and 6-9 p.m., with Firematic services at 7 p.m. at Overhiser Funeral Home, 78 Union St., Montgomery, NY. Funeral services will be on Wednesday, August 27, at 12 noon at the First Presbyterian Church in Montgomery, with the Rev. Paul Milz officiating. Burial will be in Wallkill Valley Cemetery, Walden. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 137 Clinton St., Mongtomery, NY 12549; Montgomery Fire Dept., PO Box 8,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Richardson, Doris R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        RICHARDSON - Doris R. August 21, 2008, loving mother of Christopher, Sharon (Robert) Ogletree, Margo, Robert (Patricia) and Thomas Richardson; grandmother of 12; great-grandmother of eight; sister of Katie R. Penson and Mary J. DuPree and Joseph Stukes; survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Wake Thursday 11 AM at First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 467 William St. Funeral 12 noon. Internment St. Matthews Cemetery. Arrangements H. ALFRED LEWIS MORTUARY, 968 Jefferson Ave.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Robert L. Robinson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Robert L. Robinson, age 81, passed away  June 14, 2008 in Denver, Colorado.  He was predeceased by wives Ann of 25 years in 2008 and Joanne of 30 years in 1981, parents George P. Robinson and Marion Calkins Robinson, sisters Marion Monro and Lettie Huskey, and brother Lee Robinson. Robert is survived by daughter Carol (Gerald) Nettleton and grandson Paul of Oakdale, MN; sisters Aimee Brothers of Painted Post, NY and Nona Manry of Corning, NY; and brother George Robinson of Carney's Point, NJ.  Robert…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rockow, Cynthia F. (Cliff)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and Family are invited to the Union Presbyterian Church for a reception immediately following the interment. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kenneth Rockow Education Fund, 534 Brooks Rd., West Henrietta, NY 14586.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rog, John W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ROG, John W. - Husband, father, grandfather. It has been 30 years since we had to say goodbye, but know in your heart that not a day goes by where you are not felt and missed for the love you shared with us. In loving memory, Veronica, John, Kathy, Alfred, Leeann, Amy, and newest member Jace.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Rogers, James W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ROGERS, James W. Age 95, of Watkins Glen, passed away Thursday, August 21, 2008, at Seneca View Nursing Facility, Montour Falls, NY. The family will receive friends and relatives at Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen, Wednesday, from 6-8 p.m.; a funeral service will be held immediately following at 8:00 p.m.; Rev. Robert Stuart officiating; burial at Pleasant View Cemetery, Reading Center, NY. He was predeceased by his wife, Lillian in 1994; father, William Rogers; mother, Nellie…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rummo, Lucy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Russ, Shirley J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      RUSS, Shirley J. Of Elmira, NY Passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 24, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. and are incomplete at this time.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Russell, Julie M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        RUSSELL, Julie M. 47, of Ulysses, PA, died Sunday, August 24, 2008, in her home. Arrangements (1-800-942-2258) are entrusted to the OLNEY Funeral Home &Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sackett, Doris Marie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Doris Marie Sackett of Barton, N.Y. Doris Marie Sackett, of Barton, N.Y., surrounded by family, went to be with Lord on Saturday, August 23, 2008, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born March 14, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Bernard "Bucky" Veda Hendershot of Barton, N.Y. Doris was the first female police and fire dispatch for the Waverly Police Dept. She worked 19 years at Lockheed Martin in Owego until taking an early retirement due to a decline in her health. At the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Schneider, Virginia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                are invited to attend funeral services on Tuesday at 10:30 AM at the Fretthold Funeral Home, 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd. in North Tonawanda. The Rev. Jerry L. McGlone will officiate. Interment in White Chapel Memorial Park. If so desired, memorials may be made to the Church at Shawnee Landing, P.O. Box 196, North Tonawanda, NY 14120.Guest register available at .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Schummer, Les

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SCHUMMER - Les Of Eden, NY August 22, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy (Dombrowski). Devoted father of Rick, Susan (Don) Buel, Leslee (Thomas) Rigoli, and Gary (Margaret). Brother of the late Grace Salzman and Roy Schummer. Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. A Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 9:30 AM from Immaculate Conception Church, Eden. Friends may call Sunday 7-9 PM and Monday 2-4 &7-9 PM at Laing Funeral Home Inc 2724 W. Church St. Eden. Flowers gratefully…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Shafts, Irma B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Shannon, William E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, August 26, at the Donohue Cecere Funeral Home, 290 Post Ave., Westbury, NY; 516-334-2424. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 27, at St. Brigid's R.C. Church in Westbury. Interment will follow in Pinelawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations in William's memory may be made to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc., 800 Stony Brook Ct., Newburgh, NY 12550. A guestbook is available at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sharpe, Colby James

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Colby James Sharpe of Ballston Lake Colby James Sharpe, age 5, Ballston Lake. Beloved son of Robert and Ann Sharpe. Playful, loving brother of Jacob and Daniel, whom he adored. Cherished grandson of Gary and Lorraine Sharpe and William and Florence Bernhardi. Colby loved and was also loved by his aunts, uncles and cousins. While Colby's life was too short, he brought never ending joy to all he touched. Colby deeply loved his nurses, Debbie, Mona, Bonnie and Mariana, and his therapists, Tiina, Seaneen,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Shuckman, Lois

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Simons, Janet Rosen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Skill, John Philip

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              John Skill had two great passions in life ? family and cars. A dedicated wife and seven children were the driving forces in Mr. Skill?s life. From building and racing stock cars to establishing several car dealerships in the Buffalo area, automobiles were in his blood.After graduating from Amherst (NY) High School in 1948, the then 18-year-old built and raced stock cars at the Buffalo Civic Stadium during NASCAR?s early days. The Buffalo native established Twin-Ton Auto Sales in North Tonawanda, NY in 1957…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Smith, Anna E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Smith, George R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  may call Monday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Walker Brothers Co. Funeral Home Inc., 15 West Avenue, Spencerport. Memorial Service, Tuesday at 11:00 AM at St. Vincent dePaul Church, Churchville. Interment at the convenience of the family. Contributions may be made to Aurora House Comfort Care, P.O. Box 21, Spencerport, NY 14559 or to the Ogden Senior Center, 200 South Union St., Spencerport, NY 14559 in his memory.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Smith, Mary E. "Betty" (Galbraith)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Smith, Mary E. "Betty" (Galbraith) Greece:Thursday,August 21, 2008 at age 85. Predeceased by her loving husband, Vernon L. Smith and sister, June Schwind. She is survived by her loving daughters, Roxann M. Reese and Colleen (Ron) DiChario; beloved granddaughter,Danielle Riccardi "love of her life" ; brother, Donald (Shirley) Galbraith of CO; sisters, Helen Danzig &Carolyn Wright; beloved friend, Frank Hopkins; many nieces &nephews. Betty was a beautiful woman and very giving to…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Smyers, Buddy Armour

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Buddy Armour Smyers, 78, entered into rest at DeGraff Memorial Hospital on August 22, 2008. He served in the Army National Guard Company K 174th Infantry, Tonawanda, NY. He retired from Atlas Elevator Company of Buffalo and was a member of the North Tonawanda Moose Club and Benevolent Order of Police.Buddy is survived by his loving wife, Rose (nee Garcia) Smyers; step-daughter, Suzanne (Bruce) Roberts; nine great grandchildren; and a nephew, Daryl (Renee) Snyder of Arizona.Family and friends may call…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sokolowski, Thomas And Mark

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SOKOLOWSKI - Thomas SOKOLOWSKI - Mark Unexpectedly, August 22, 2008, of Cheektowaga, NY, beloved sons of Christopher and Teresa (nee Proszowska) Sokolowski; dearest grandsons of Stanley and Krystyna (nee Paz) Sokolowski and Jozefa (nee Rzeczkowska) and the late Stefan Proszowski; dear nephews of Grzegorz (Edyta) Sokolowski, Piotr (Monika) Sokolowski, Jerzy (Anna) Proszowski and Alicja (Zbigniew) Trochowski; loving cousins of Anna, Wojtek, Agata, Michal, Basia, Joanna, Paul and Joe; also survived by aunts…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Stewart, Clinton M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          will be from 10 to 11 a.m., followed by services at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 26, at the Church of God of Prophecy, 477 First St., Newburgh, NY. The officiating minister is Pastor Luklen Simpson. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements by Doulin Newburgh Funeral Home, 318 N. Montgomery St., Newburgh, NY; 845-562-0068.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Stinson, Gertrude

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may call from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney. A Women of the Moose memorial service will follow at 5 p.m. Interment will be in Calverton National Cemetery on Long Island on Thursday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Chenango County Hospice, 21 Hayes St., Norwich, NY 13815.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Stoll, Richard W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              STOLL - Richard W. August 23, 2008, beloved husband of Debra (Engel) Stoll; dear father of Jennifer (David) Stranc, Jason (Sara), James, Jackie (Timothy) Parsons and Jacob Stoll; grandfather of Amanda, Heather, David, Jr., Jessica, Austin, Mathew and Lillian; brother of Thomas, Karen and Rebecca. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at DENGLER &ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 2070Eggert Rd., Amherst where Funeral Service will be held Wednesday morning at 11 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Swanson, Jean

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Jean Swanson, of 68th Street, died Monday, August 25, 2008 at home with her family and with care from Niagara Hospice. She was born in DuBois, Pennsylvania on April 3, 1930 and moved to Niagara Falls in 1952.She was a devoted wife and mother and enjoyed raising her eight children. She looked forward to spending time with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and at the John Duke Center. Her hobbies included bingo and making crafts.Survivors include her husband, Charles Swanson; her children, Jane (James)…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Symanzik, Elke

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Thompson, Robert L. "Bob"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    are invited to call on Wednesday from 4-8 PM at Miller Funeral Homes, Inc. (3325 Winton Road S.). Bob's Memorial Service will be celebrated on Thursday at 10:30 AM at the Henrietta United Church of Christ (1400 Lehigh Station Rd.) Interment, private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rush-Henrietta Education Foundation or Monroe #2 Orleans Educational Foundation in his memory. To email a message of condolence, please visit Bob's guest book at:

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Thornton, Harry Rochester: August 17, 2008. Calling Tues. 7-9 PM at Metropolitan Funeral Chapels, Inc., 109 West Ave.. Funeral Service Wednesday 11 AM in the Chapel. Interment Oatka Cem., Scottsville.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • VanDerMeid, J. Edson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              VanDerMeid, J. Edson "Ed" Livonia: August 23, 2008 at age 90 years. Predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth C. "Betty" VanDerMeid on Oct 30, 2003. Survived by his sons John E. "Cork" (Bonny) VanDerMeid of Livonia, Ronald (Rosemary) VanDerMeid of Livonia; grandchildren, Scott, Matthew, Adam, Steven and Kevin. Brother, William (Shirley) VanDerMeid of Livonia; sister-in-law, Gerry Tracy of MA, brother-in-law, Robert Chappell of VT; several nieces, nephews and cousins. No prior calling.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • VanHoesen Sr., William J. "Bill"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                William J. "Bill" VanHoesen Sr. of Cortland, N.Y. William J. "Bill" VanHoesen Sr., 65, of Cortland, N.Y., passed away August 22, 2008. Calling hours are Tuesday 4-7 p.m. at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc., 9 Lincoln Ave., Cortland, N.Y. 13045. A funeral will be held Wednesday 10 a.m. at Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Bill's memory to:CNY-SNAP, 178 Central Ave., Cortland, N.Y. 13045.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Virginia F. Dychko

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mrs. Virginia F. Dychko, 87, of 340 King St., passed away Sunday, August 24, 2008 in St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center.  She was born in Herkimer on October 14, 1920, the daughter of the late Joseph and Ida Vincent and she attended Herkimer schools. She was married to Michael Dychko on October 6, 1945 in St. Joseph’s Church, Herkimer. Mr. Dychko passed away on April 3, 1985. She was a communicant of Sts. Anthony and Joseph Church.  Virginia is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and James…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Warner, Cathy Anne

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cathy Anne Warner of Newark Valley Cathy A. (Creeley) Warner, 52, passed away at her home on August 23, 2008. Born on March 16, 1956 in Endicott, N.Y., Cathy was the daughter of Gertrude (Vargason) and the late Arnold D. Creeley (July 27, 2003). In addition to her mother, Gert Creeley; Cathy is survived by her husband, Ronald A. Warner, Sr.; her children, Ronald A. (Heather) Warner, Jr., Daniel (Jen) Warner, and Marsha (Gene) Gorsline; her grandchildren, Veronica, Danielle, Ashley, Logan, Alexis, Nathan and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Wasley, Barbara

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Barbara Wasley, 70, of Kenneth Court, died Saturday, August 23, 2008, surrounded by her family, while under the care of Niagara Hospice House, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Barbara was born April 15, 1938 in Niagara Falls, the daughter of Sydney and Nellie (Schaffer) Hubbard.She was a graduate of LaSalle High School. She was formerly employed as a bookkeeper for the Niagara Falls YMCA and for J.M. Jason in Getzville. She was a devoted member of 3rd Presbyterian Church. Barbara was always…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Webb, Emory G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WEBB - Emory G. August 23, 2008, of Grand Island, beloved husband of 57 years of Eileen M. (Burngasser) Webb; devoted father of Diane (William) Brennan, James (Carolyn) Webb, Donna Webb, Barbara (Steven) Hall, Patricia (Gary) Scott, Joseph (Teresa) Webb, Jeffrey (Dawn) Webb, Marilyn Reinhardt and Jerry (Jennifer) Webb; brother of Esther (late Clifford) Lozo, Lester (Joan) Webb, Henry (Marion, late June) Webb, Shirley (Lewis) Smith, Donald (Karen) Webb and the late Harold (late Josephine) Webb and Florence…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Willa Walz Sadzkowski

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Willa Walz Sadzkowski, age 88, of Laurel Avenue, passed away peacefully on Saturday afternoon, August 23, 2008 in Little Falls Hospital. She had the comfort of her loving family at her side.  She was born on January 4, 1920 in Bethel, CT, daughter of the late William and Frances Becker Norman. A lifelong area resident she was raised and educated in Little Falls. In 1943 she was united in marriage with Charles W. Walz Jr. in Nashville, TN. They shared a loving and devoted union of thirty-five years until…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Young, Raymond R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may call Wednesday 2-4 PM only at the JOHN M. HEDGES FUNERAL HOME, 1717 Portland Ave. (at the corner of Portland Ave and Ridge Rd. East). Funeral Service Thursday at 10 AM in the Funeral Home's Chapel. Interment, White Haven Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be directed to Lifetime Care, 3111 Winton Rd. South, Roch., NY 14623.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Carr, Richard L. "Dick"

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