Tuesday, August 26, 2008

New York Daily Obituaries 08/26/08


    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…

      • Adams, George W.

        ADAMS - George W. AceOf Hamburg, NY, August 24, 2008, beloved husband of Dolores (nee Rieman) Adams; dearest father of Karen (James) Roberts, Robert (Linda) and Laurie (Allan) Hebeler; loving grandfather of Jeremy, Brendan, Keith, Kate, Jenny, Kyle and Ryan; great-grandfather of Tyler, Ethan, Madison and Logan; brother of Joan (late Donald) Goold and the late Shirley (late Bradley) Smith. Family and friends are invited to gather at a Memorial Wake Service Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Hamburg…

        • Apicella, Marie

          • Arline (Peg) G. Du Mont

            It is with great sadness that our family announces the passing of our loving mother on June 28, 2008, after a short illness in Oviedo, Fla., at the age of 82 years. Arline was born Dec. 5, 1925, in Chasm Falls, N.Y., the oldest of four children born to Mark C. and Eva Johnson. Arline and John married in April 1945 and lived in Malone, N.Y. In 1964, the family moved to the Mohawk Valley, where the family lived until 1988 when she and her husband retired to Florida. She was a devoted wife and loving mother…

            • 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, Harold R.

                August 23, 2008 Harold R. Baker, 83, of Fort Myers, FL, passed away Saturday in East Syracuse surrounded by his loving family. Harold was a decorated Navy veteran of WW II. He is survived by his son, John W. Baker; and daughter, Janelle Baker Lang and son-in-law and John Lang of East Syracuse; granddaughters, Samantha Atkins, Jessica Lang, Jenna Lang; grandson, Steven Atkins and loving family members Marie Lang and Brian Abbott. Also, granddaughter, Holly; and great-granddaughter, Heather of Arizona; a…

                • Baker, Theodore C.

                  Theodore C. Baker of New York City Mr. Theodore C. Baker, 22, of New York City, died Sunday, August 24, 2008, at his former residence in Scotch Plains, N.J. Ted was born in New York City, lived in Fanwood and Scotch Plains, N.J., and moved to New York in June 2008. Ted is a 2008 graduate of Fordham University in New York, with a BS degree in communication and computer science, graduating cum laude. He was employed as a Solutions Consultant with the Innovative Framework Technology Corp., a software company…

                  • Battaglia Sr., Joseph

                    , but loved his little trips to Biloxi. He loved his dogs Kiki and Buddy. His parents Stella Stephanie and Alfonso Salvatore Battaglia, and a brother William Battaglia preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Grace Carol Battaglia, four daughters, Ava and Ed McCombs, Angela and Ed Kelly, Linda and Bill Butler, Katie and Eric Heinz, two sons, Joseph Battaglia, Jr., Andrew and Tiffany Battaglia, special Child, Mark McCloud, sister, Ann Marie and Martin J. Brennan, brother, Edward and Ann…

                    • Beaudry, Christine

                      August 23, 2008 Christine Beaudry, 83, of Syracuse, passed away Saturday after a long illness. She was a veteran of WWII serving in the Women's Army Corp. WAC. She retired from Syracuse Glove Factory. Survived by two daughters, Christine (Richard) Guild and Sonja (Robert) Pierce; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Theresa Petit and Beatrice Taylor; a brother, Thomas Juber. Services will be private with burial in Onondaga Co. Veterans Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1…

                      • Beebe, Virginia M.

                        BEEBE, Virginia M. Of Painted Post, NY, passed away August 23, 2008. Arrangements are in care of the Kenyon Funeral Home, Elkland, Pa.

                        • Beman, Oakley Rock

                          Oakley Rock Beman passed away prematurely at birth and went into God?s and his father?s arms on Sunday, August 24, 2008. He was predeceased by his father, Lawrence Oakley (Rock) Beman II. He is survived by his mother, Belinda Young-Beman; brother, Ryan Sepe; grandparents, Shirley and Robert Smith and Bruce and Edwina Young; godparents, Brett and Shannon Biro (Brett Jr. and Lexie); the Biro family; godmother and aunt, Leslie Fellows, as well as other siblings and family.To my beautiful husband and Oakley - I…

                          • Bialczak, Henry W.

                            9 a.m. Thursday, at the GIMINSKI-WYSOCKI FUNERAL HOME, 9:30 a.m. at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Interment Scared Heart Cemetery-Geddes. Friends may call 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Funeral Home, 1320 W. Genesee St., Syracuse. Contributions: Hospice at the VA Medical Center, Syracuse. Giminski-Wysocki Funeral Home, Inc. 1320 W. Genesee St. Syracuse, New York 13204

                            • Blumenthal, Pearl

                              • Bollhofer, Grace M.

                                • Bouchard, Loretta M. (Hudon)

                                  Bouchard, Loretta M. (Hudon) Webster: August 24, 2008 age 90. Predeceased by her parents, Charles and Loretta (Hudon) Jones; her husband, Leonard G. Bouchard, son, Leonard C. Bouchard and her brothers, Charles, Bernard, Donald, Vincent and Gerald Jones. Survived by her sons, Richard (Terese), Donald (Sharon) and Robert (Loretta) Bouchard; daughter-in-law, Cindy Bouchard; grandchildren, Donald Bouchard, Amy (Matt) Blood, Robert (Grace), Kristi, Bryan &Nicole Bouchard; her sister, Iva Wilbert;…

                                  • Brady, Thomas W.

                                    8:45 a.m. Wednesday at Eaton-Tubbs-Schepp Funeral Home and 9:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Fayetteville. Burial at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Pompey. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 7191 East Genesee St., Fayetteville. For directions, local florists or a guest book, please visit www.SCHEPPFAMILY.com. Contributions: East Syracuse-Minoa Sports Booster Club, 6400 Fremont Road, East Syracuse, New York 13057. EATON-TUBBS-SCHEPP Fayetteville 637-3214

                                    • Brandt, Peter C.

                                      • Brinckerhoff Jr., Joseph D.

                                        hours will be held on Tuesday, August 26 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Ralston-Lippincott-Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home, Inc., 72 West Main Street in Middletown, NY. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 27 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Willow Dell Cemetery, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY. Memorial contributions can be made to the North Congregational United Church in Christ Endowment Fund, 157 Linden Ave., Middletown, NY 10940. Arrangements by…

                                        • 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…

                                          • Buchanan, William J.

                                            will be held Wednesday, August 27, 2008, at 2 p.m. at the Wm. R. Chase &Son Funeral Home, 44 Exchange St., Binghamton with the Rev. Templeton Taylor officiating. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1 p.m. until the time of service.

                                            • Burgin, Charles

                                              BURGIN, Charles - God called you home 20 years ago today. You are always in our hearts. LOVE WIFE ROBERTA AND DAUGHTERS,

                                              • Burkley, Edwin G.

                                                BURKLEY - Edwin G. Of West Seneca, NY, August 24, 2008, husband of the late Solveig Skip Burkley; dearest father of Gerald (Shirley), Paul (Suzanne), Donald (Laura), Joel (Deborah), Heidi and David Burkley; brother of Helen Burchart; also survived by 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Friends received on Wednesday only from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the CURTIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1340 Union Road, West Seneca where a Funeral Service will be held on Thursday at 10 AM. Mr. Burkley was a life member of East…

                                                • CECILIA JOHANTGEN

                                                  Cecilia Johantgen, 101, of 1878 Main Street, passed away early Monday evening (Aug. 25, 2008) at her home. Mrs. Johantgen’s funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St., Wayland, in Wednesday’s edition of The Evening Tribune. 

                                                  • 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;…

                                                  • Cabaud, Esther D.

                                                    • Canner, Gary C.

                                                      • Capozzi, Helen Stabile

                                                        August 23, 2008 Helen Stabile Capozzi, 92, formerly of North Syracuse, passed away peacefully Saturday at James Square Nursing Home. She was born in Bristol, Rhode Island, daughter of the late Frank and Santa Stabile and was one of nine children. Mrs. Capozzi was employed well beyond age 65, a loyal employee of Fuleihan's Fashions and The Addis Co. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Frank J. Capozzi, in 2002, following 64 years of marriage. She was predeceased by her brothers, Joseph, Louis,…

                                                        • Carstens, Michael A.

                                                          CARSTENS, Michael A. Age 43, of NYS Rt. 392, Marathon, NY, died Friday, August 22, 2008. Mike was born October 8, 1964 at Elmira, a son of the late Rheinhold and Mildred Pergrim Carstens. He was graduated from Edison High School in Elmira Heights, NY and served in the US Air Force prior to studying at OCM BOCES to become a machinist. He was last employed by Square Deal Machinery in Marathon. He enjoyed NASCAR, hunting, woodworking and archery. Michael loved his family and friends. He will be greatly missed.…

                                                          • Catalano, Alexander A.

                                                            • 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)…

                                                              • Chmielowiec, Mary H.

                                                                CHMIELOWIEC, Mary H. -Remembering you on your birthday. For Mothers love and sacrifice, for Mothers prayers and tears, we praise and thank the Lord above. Remembering all our years.CAROL &RAY, DOROTHY &BOB,

                                                                • Cirincione, Salvatore

                                                                  the Hanley Funeral Home, 60 New Dorp Lane, Thursday 9 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Christopher's Church 10 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. www.SILive.com/obits

                                                                  • Clark, Rosemarie Duffney

                                                                    • Conlon, Jeffrey

                                                                      • Cook, Betty K.

                                                                        • Copp, Joyce B.

                                                                          COPP, Joyce B. Age 75, of Wellsboro, PA died on Monday, August 25, 2008. Arrangements are entrusted to the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro, PA.

                                                                          • Costello, Mary Elizabeth

                                                                            August 23, 2008 Mary Elizabeth Costello, 87, of New Hartford, died Saturday, August 23, 2008, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Nunn & McGrath Funeral Directors, 470 French Rd., Utica. Funeral services will be 9:15 a.m. Thursday from the funeral home and 10 a.m. from Historic Old St. John's Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery.

                                                                            • 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…

                                                                              • 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…

                                                                                • DeMott, Maryan J.

                                                                                  UNADILLA _ Maryan J. DeMott, 85, of Unadilla, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital in Oneonta. She was born Oct. 24, 1922, in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, the daughter of the late James W. and Ida (Lukins) Walker. Maryan was married to Kenneth E. DeMott Sr. on May 25, 1946, in Unadilla. Mr. DeMott predeceased her Oct. 7, 2006. Maryan was a retired employee of the former Bendix Corp., in Sidney. She was a member of the Masonville Order of Eastern Star, Unadilla Women's Club and…

                                                                                  • 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.,…

                                                                                    • Dejana, Philip

                                                                                      • Del Bianco, Louis

                                                                                        Louis Del Bianco of Endwell Louis Del Bianco, 86, of Endwell went to be with the Lord Monday morning, August 25, 2008. He was predeceased by his sister, Jenny Ametrano; his daughter-in-law, Nancy Del Bianco; and his son-in-law, Kenneth Rockwood. He is survived by his wife, Helen Del Bianco; his son, Kenneth Del Bianco; his daughter, Linda Rockwood, all of Endwell; 3 grandchildren, Christopher, Caryolyn and Jeffrey; his sister and brother-in-law, Marie and Al Williams, Pa.; also several nieces, nephews and…

                                                                                        • Deschamps, Ethel J.

                                                                                          11 a.m. Thursday from the First United Methodist Church, Oneida. Interment in Valley View Cemetery. Calling Hours: 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., Oneida.

                                                                                          • DiBella, Mollie (Flanagan)

                                                                                            DiBella, Mollie (Flanagan) Irondequoit: August 23, 2008. Survived by her loving and devoted husband, Michael; loving mother of, Shawn (Heather) and Maureen (Pierre); sister of Jean; many other loving family and friends. The family will recieve friends Thurs. 4-8 P.M. at 51 Twin Oaks Drive, Gates.

                                                                                            • Diamante, Fortunato

                                                                                              • Douglas, Elizabeth S. (Smout)

                                                                                                • Dowell, Susie Lee (Haywood)

                                                                                                  will receive friends Wednesday 6 PM at Friendship Baptist Church, 402 Clinton St., where funeral services will follow at 7 PM. Final service and interment at Rising Star Cemetery, LaMarque, TX. Arrangements by THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME, INC.,

                                                                                                  • 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…

                                                                                                  • Dziama, Mykola

                                                                                                    will be present on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at GRECO FUNERAL HOME, 2909 Elmwood Ave. (near Sheridan Dr.) where funeral services will be held on Friday at 9:00 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church at 9:30 AM. Friends invited. A Panachyda Service will be held on Thursday at 7 PM. Online register book at www.grecofuneral.com,

                                                                                                    • 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 www.legacy.com/lockportjournal to sign guest register.

                                                                                                        • Favata, Jenna

                                                                                                          FAVATA, Jenna -In loving memory of our granddaughter who left us a year ago. We love and miss you. You will be forever in our hearts. LOVE NANA AND PAPA,

                                                                                                          • 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 www.cooperfuneralhomemedina.com .

                                                                                                            • 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 www.legacy.com/niagara-gazette to sign guest register.

                                                                                                              • Ferramosca, Jean T.

                                                                                                                MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., on Thursday 10:45 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Rita R.C. Church 11:15 A.M. Interment Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY. Friends may call Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. WWW.MATTHEWFUNERALHOME.COM www.SILive.com/obits

                                                                                                                • Finch, Gloria A. (Schleicher)

                                                                                                                  FINCH, Gloria A. (Schleicher) Age 74, of Knoxville, PA, died on Sunday, August 24, 2008, in The Green Home, Wellsboro, PA. Gloria was born on September 22, 1933 in Bethlehem, PA, the daughter of William and Dorothy (Anthony) Schleicher. She was married to Robert E. Finch who predeceased her on October 20, 2000. Gloria was formerly employed as an assistant with Northern Tier Veterinary Clinic. She enjoyed sewing, playing cards, animals, bingo, cooking, sitting on the front porch and spending time with her…

                                                                                                                  • Finch, Ruth S.

                                                                                                                    may call 2-4 &7-9 PM Wed., at Willard H. Scott Funeral Home, 12 South Ave., Webster. Mass of Christian Burial, 10:00 AM Thurs. at Holy Trinity Church, 1460 Ridge Rd, Webster. Interment Holy Trinity Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Joseph's Indian School, Chamberlain, SD 57326, Food for the Poor, 6401 Lyons Rd., Coconut Creek, FL 33073.

                                                                                                                    • Fiorillo-Shufeldt, Virginia

                                                                                                                      Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Avenue, West Brighton. Complete notice to follow. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned and Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the www.SiLive.com/obits

                                                                                                                      • Fitzgerald, Eugene M. (Gene)

                                                                                                                        will be held Thursday, 9:30 a.m. from the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 E. Main St., Endicott and at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Church where at Funeral Mass will be offered. Burial will be in Vestal Park Cemetery, Vestal. Family will receive friends at the Memorial Home, Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Expressions of sympathy in Gene's memory may be made to the Vestal Little League, Clayton Ave., Vestal, N.Y. 13850 or the Union Volunteer Emergency Squad, 8 South Avenue B, Endwell, N.Y. 13760.

                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                          • Fritcher Jr., Calvin F.

                                                                                                                            August 24, 2008 Calvin F. Fritcher Jr., 67, of East Syracuse, passed away Sunday at Rosewood Heights. He was a lifelong resident of East Syracuse. Calvin was an Air Force veteran. He is survived by his children, Randy (Carol) of Mattydale, Tom (Kim) of Syracuse, Duane of Syracuse and Lisa (Alex Mathis) Fritcher of Mattydale; two sisters, Barbara Auchampau and Dolores Doughty; two brothers, Charles and Robert L. Sr.; three grandchildren, Joshua, Kristie and Samantha; several nieces and nephews; former wife,…

                                                                                                                            • Fundurulic, Frank J.

                                                                                                                              FUNDURULIC, Frank J. Age 86 of Elmira, passed away Friday morning, August 22, 2008 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center with his family by his side. The family will receive relatives and friends at Sullivan's Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY on Tuesday August 26, 2008 from 5-7 p.m. Interment will be held at Woodlawn National Cemetery in Elmira, NY at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers those wishing to remember Frank may do so through "Avenue of Flags" c/o…

                                                                                                                              • 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…

                                                                                                                                • 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)

                                                                                                                                    • Gorman, Rita J.

                                                                                                                                      August 25, 2008 Rita J. Gorman, 88, a longtime resident of Tipperary Hill, Syracuse, NY, died peacefully with her family at her side at Francis House on Monday, August 25, 2008. She spent the last three years of her life at Ahepa 37 Apartments on On-ondaga Hill. Rita was born in Troy, NY. She was a homemaker and enjoyed the company of her family and friends, who will miss her loving and gentle manner. She was predeceased by her husband, Daniel J. Gorman in 2004. Rita is survived by her daughters, Mary Ann…

                                                                                                                                      • Graff, Kevin M.

                                                                                                                                        • Granata, Elaine

                                                                                                                                          GRANATA, Elaine -Through you I came to know the strength and joy of life, You made my heaven on earth, O my beloved wife.LoveDICK,

                                                                                                                                          • Grimard, Enid B.

                                                                                                                                            Grimard, Enid B. (Bennett) Rochester: Sunday, August 24, 2008. Predeceased by her parents, Ernest and Clara Bennett; brothers, Ernest Bennett Jr. and Leslie Bennett. She is survived by her children, Ernest (Cleona) of Jefferson, NH and Peter Grimard of Jackson, NJ, Priscilla (Gary) Loiacano of Webster, Sandra (Dennis) DiPasquale of Holly, Rita (Richard) Berg of Irondequoit; brother and sisters, William (Lucille) Bennett of Berlin, NH, Elizabeth Landry of Gorham, NH, Claire MacArthur of Jacksonville,NC ,…

                                                                                                                                            • Haeckl, Nancy R.

                                                                                                                                              • Haire, John T.

                                                                                                                                                HAIRE, John T. - Remembering you on this day, forever in our hearts.YOUR FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                                • Hamilton, Lillian P.

                                                                                                                                                  and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY on Wednesday, August 27, 2008, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services honoring her life will be held the following day, Thursday at 1:00 p.m. in the Jackson Center United Methodist Church, Jackson Center Road, Millerton, Pa. Her Pastor and friend, the Reverend Jennifer Wolfe, will celebrate the services for Lillian. Interment will follow in the Jackson Center Cemetery. In lieu of…

                                                                                                                                                  • 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. …

                                                                                                                                                  • Hinterberger, Elmer

                                                                                                                                                    HINTERBERGER, Elmer -We miss you each day, but our countless memories keep you close on the 17th anniversary of your passing. Fondly remembered; Wife, children and grandchildren,

                                                                                                                                                    • Hoey, James R.

                                                                                                                                                      • Hopkins, Dale E.

                                                                                                                                                        MILFORD _ Mr. Dale E. Hopkins, 62, of Milford, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at Bassett Healthcare, surrounded by his family after a courageous fight with cancer. He was born Dec. 23, 1945, in Oneonta, a son of Floyd and Beulah (Hobson) Hopkins. He graduated from Milford Central School in the class of 1965. Dale entered the United States Army in October 1965. He served in Vietnam as a construction machine operator and received numerous awards including the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal,…

                                                                                                                                                        • Hupman, Barbara

                                                                                                                                                          Barbara Hupman of Windsor, N.Y. Funeral Services for Barbara Hupman will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 27, at Wm. R. Chase &Son Funeral Home, 88 Chapel St., Windsor, N.Y., with Pastor Kevin Rollo presiding. The burial will be at the South Windsor Cemetery following the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Susquehanna Valley Grange, attn:Norma Dodd, 715 Dunbar Rd., Windsor, N.Y. 13865.

                                                                                                                                                          • Hurysz, Ruth M.

                                                                                                                                                            Hurysz, Ruth M. Irondequoit: Passed away Sunday, August 24, 2008, at age 88. She was predeceased by her husband, Leo. Survived by her son, John Hurysz; grandchildren, T.J., Cory and Jessie. No prior calling hours. Services and Interment at the convenience of the family.

                                                                                                                                                            • James F. Deyle

                                                                                                                                                              James F. Deyle, 56, of 56 Third Street Ilion passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, suddenly while on vacation. Funeral services for Jim will be held Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at 10 a.m. from the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home Inc. 100 Otsego Street Ilion, with Fr. Anthony Ligato officiating. Interment will follow in the Calvary Cemetery Herkimer.  Friends may call on Wednesday Aug. 27, 2008, from 4–8 p.m. at the funeral home. A complete obituary will appear in the Wednesday paper. On line condolences may be…

                                                                                                                                                              • James F. “Jesse” Deyle

                                                                                                                                                                James F. “Jesse” Deyle, 56, of 56 Third St., Ilion, passed away suddenly on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, in Cape Cod, Mass., while mountain biking with his family and friends. He was born Jan. 22, 1952, in Ilion, N.Y., the son of Winifred “Fritzie Flock and the late Frank Deyle, and was educated in the Ilion School System. On Aug. 10, 1974, Jim married the former Annette Makohen in Herkimer. For over 30 years he worked with his father and then eventually owned and operated Deyle Vending. Jim also was…

                                                                                                                                                                • 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 www.pattersonfuneralhome.com .

                                                                                                                                                                    • 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.…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Johnson, Mamie T.

                                                                                                                                                                        may call Wednesday, 6-8 PM at Latimer's. Funeral Service Thursday, 11 AM at Holy Trinity Baptist Church, 397 North St., Rev. Robert Young, Officiating. Interment Riverside Cemetery. MILLARD E. LATIMER &SON INC. 983 S. Plymouth Ave., 328-2680

                                                                                                                                                                        • Jones Jr., John Ronald (Jack)

                                                                                                                                                                          . Expressions of sympathy for the family may be forwarded to demunn@stny.rr.com. In lieu of flowers, donations from friends and family can be made in John's name to the animal shelter of choice. We now bid a fond "So Long" to beloved husband, son, brother, father, grandfather, uncle and friend.

                                                                                                                                                                          • Jonientz, Frank

                                                                                                                                                                            August 24, 2008 Frank Jonientz, a hands-on entrepreneur and longtime Fulton resident, died Sunday at age 94 at A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital. The North Dakota native, who came to Fulton in the 1930s, had worked at American Woolen Mill and Nestle before operating Jonientz Texaco for two decades. He then became a manager at the Sealright Co., and later was the service manager at Palmer's Granite Garage both in Fulton. He had also established a business that installed and maintained vehicle wash equipment.…

                                                                                                                                                                            • Joseph F. Attard

                                                                                                                                                                              Joseph F. Attard, 53, of 33 Armory St., Ilion, passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at home. He was born Feb. 12, 1955, in New York City, the son of the late Joseph and Catherine Ann Lukaart Attard. Joseph received his education in the New York City schools, and after school served in the U.S. Air Force. On Aug. 10, 2003, he married the former Linda Jarvis. Mr. Attard was a self-employed mechanic. Joseph was of the Baptist faith, and volunteered with the Rescue Mission in Utica and enjoyed helping people.…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Kaefer, Charles E.

                                                                                                                                                                                KAEFER - Charles E. Of Bennington, NY, August 24, 2008, beloved husband of 62 years to Rena (Cotton) Kaefer; dear father of James (Ouida) and Robert (Debra) Kaefer; also survived by four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews; brother of the late Violet Waugh, Helen Jaeckle, Edith Wilson, John and Frank Kaefer. No prior visitation. Private interment in Cowlesville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Cowlesville Fire Department. Mr. Kaefer was retired from National Fuel…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Kaiser, Royal

                                                                                                                                                                                  Royal ?Roy? Kaiser, age 77, of Orangeport Road, Gasport, NY, died unexpectedly on August 6, 2008. He was born in Buffalo, NY on October 18, 1930, the son of the late August and Jessie (Smith) Kaiser.Roy was a graduate of Lockport High School, Class of 1949. Roy was fondly nicknamed, ?Slim? and was well-known locally. In earlier years he enjoyed photography, boating and hunting. He served his country for three years during the Korean War. Roy worked at Diamond Shamrock Co., in Lockport, for 31 years. He is…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Keenan, Rose (Stage)

                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2008, from 2-4:00 and 6-8:00 p.m. where her service will take place at 8:00 p.m. with the Rev. Anne Mowery officiating. Officers and members of the Order of Eastern Star will also gather at the funeral home at 7:30 to conduct a Memorial Service for their departed sister. Those wishing may also remember Rose through memorials to the North Chemung United Methodist Church, 677 Breesport North Chemung…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Kerwin, Marie E.

                                                                                                                                                                                              Marie E. Kerwin of Johnson City Marie E. Kerwin, 93, of Johnson City died Sunday evening, August 24, 2008, at Wilson Memorial Regional Medical Center. She was predeceased by her brothers, James and Vincent Kerwin. She is survived by her sister, Loretta Kerwin, Johnson City; her niece and nephews, Mary Louise and Don Hantula, James Kerwin, David Kerwin, Sean Kerwin and Michael Kerwin; several great-nieces and nephews and a very dear friend, Christeen Gnad and family. She was a member of Blessed Sacrament…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • 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 11:00 a.m . Interment will follow in St. Peter &Paul's Cemetery. 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Kolodziej Sr., Edward J. "Sam"

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kowalewski, Rosemary (Weidner)

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Krolick, Norman N.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Krug, Dorothy V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Krzysiak, Barbara A. (Work)

                                                                                                                                                                                                            KRZYSIAK - Barbara A. (Work)August 25, 2008, wife of the late Stanley; dear mother of Trudy (Tom) Blair, Helen (Daniel) Nowakowski and Stanley (Karen) Krzysiak; sister of George (Patt) Work; also survived by grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation Wednesday 3-7 PM at the PACERFUNERAL HOME INC., 428 Penora St., Depew, NY. Service to follow at 7 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Buffalo Inc.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Lambert, Adam D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lederhouse, Anna Mae Thiel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                may call at the RUTLAND-CORWIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2670 Main St., Newfane, NY FRIDAY 2-7 PM. Funeral services will be held SATURDAY at 10:00 AM in Fillmore Chapel United Methodist Church of Ransomville, 2523 Yougstown-Wilson Road, Ransomville, NY 14131. Burial will be in Wrights Corners Cemetery. Memorials to Fillmore Chapel United Methodist Church of Ransomville, PO Box 250, Ransomville, NY 14131 would be appreciated by the family.Please visit www.rutland-corwin.com to send a condolence to the family.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lewis, Carol A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lewis, Earl "Sam"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Earl "Sam" Lewis of Binghamton Born September 15, 1922. "Don't cry because it's over - smile because it happened." Sam followed and rejoined family and friends on Sunday, August 24, 2008. Sam was predeceased by parents, Elmer Lewis and Ethelinda and John Weaver; also by brother, Gerald "Pete" Lewis; and grandson, Alexander Repp. Sam was a lifelong resident of Binghamton's North and East sides, after having spent some of his youth in Prompton, Pa. He retired from the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lillian, Hazel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NEWERT, Mrs. Hazel Lillian, 91, formerly of Owasco Street and Boyle Center, Auburn, passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, in Villa Manor Care Center, Lakewood, Colo. Arrangements by Farrell"s Funeral Service, Inc., Auburn, are incomplete.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Livingston, Howard D. "Butch"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at the Morris Baptist Church, followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family, Sandra Livingston, 504 Camelot Court, Canandaigua, NY 14424. To share a memory or express condolence online, please visit www.fullerfh.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • London, Eva

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ludwig, Dorothy S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              LUDWIG - Dorothy S. August 24, 2008, beloved wife of the late Frederick; mother of Bonnie (Guy) Licht, Jack Ludwig, Lois (Timothy) Oldman and Craig (Colleen) Ludwig; survived by 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Friends are invited to attend Funeral Services at the Chapel at Acacia Park Cemetery, Wednesday morning at 11:30.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • MARGARET E. (VanGELDER) DAVISON

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Margaret E. (VanGelder) Davison, 80, of 7111 N. Main St. Ext., passed away Saturday (Aug. 23, 2008) in Whiteville, N.C. Born in Rochester Sept. 2, 1927, the daughter of Jim and Dorothy (Wilson) VanGelder, she had resided in Hornell most of her life. She had made her home with Bonnie Dibble VanScooter for 38 years. She was a graduate of the Rochester School for the Deaf class of 1948. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Hornell American Legion, the VFW and loved her family, the beach,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • MacDougall, Skye Barre

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  With heavy hearts, Darren and Sharon MacDougall announce the birth and death of their precious daughter, Skye, stillborn on August 19, 2008. In her short life Skye accomplished what so many strive for, to be loved and to not suffer. In this her life was a tremendous success, and brilliant if all too brief light of love. Skye?s spirit and memory are held in heart by her parents; her sisters, Hannah and Kayla; grandparents, Joe and Judy McGougall, Cecil and Anna Bunnell; her great-grandmother, Dorothy Holmes…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Martin, Martin L. "Peggy"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    may call on Thursday (6-8 PM) at the Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center Street, Medina, where her funeral service will be held on Friday at 11 AM. The Reverend Alfreda E.S. Morse will officiate. Interment will be in White Haven Memorial Park Cemetery in Rochester. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Orleans County, First Presbyterian Church or Martin-Linsin Scholarship Awards, C/O HSBC, 514 Main St., Medina, NY 14103.On line guest register at www.cooperfuneralhomemedina.com .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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 www.cooperfuneralhomemedina.com .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Maurey-Nichols, Caleb Michael

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., Wednesday, August 27th, 2008, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Funeral and committal services will be held there at the conclusion of the calling hours at 3:00 p.m. Graveside services at Forest Lawn Memorial Park will be held on Thursday, August 28th, 2008, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Doug Forman will officiate. In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Jessica Nichols at Dandy34, 668 Main Street, PO Box 313, Breesport, NY 14816. A "Candle of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • McCusker, Ronald

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • McDougal Jr., Jerome R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • McEvoy, William F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              William F. McEvoy of Binghamton William (Bill), 68, passed away on 8/22/08 after a short battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Gerry McEvoy; three daughters and sons-in-law, Denise and Gary Lopreste, Annette and Mike Chalker, Geraldine McEvoy and Brian Machan; three grandchildren, Michael Clague, Ashley and Stephen Chalker; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Madge and Harry Wells, Katie and Raymond Zietler; and many other close family and friends. There will be a funeral service at Tabernacle United…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • 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.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Meehan, James B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., Thursday 9:30 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Rita's R.C. Church 10 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. WWW.MATTHEWFUNERALHOME.COM www.SILive.com/obits

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Miller, Rose

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave, Castleton Corners, on Wednesday. Mass of Christian Burial Our Lady of Good Counsel Church Wednesday 10 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends will be received Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 10 Austin Pl., would be appreciated. www.SILive.com/obits

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mincieli, Dominick

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mowczan, Edward A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave, Castleton Corners, Wednesday. Mass of Christian Burial St. Adalbert's Church Wednesday 11 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Monday 7-9 P.M. and Tuesday 2-5 and 7-9 P.M. www.SILive.com/obits

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Nancy Lazarus

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Nancy Lazarus, 78, of Morehead City, NC, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at Harborview Health Care Center in Morehead City.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Nasca, Samuel A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Nasca, Samuel A. Greece: Sunday, August 24, 2008 at age 86. Survived by his wife, Angela (Roncone) Nasca; children, Marlene (David) Ranieri &Gerry Nasca; grandchildren, Jennifer (Steve) Pelton &Stephen Ranieri; great-grandchild, Sophia Pelton; brother, Peter Nasca; sister, Mary Conzano; several nieces and nephews; many friends. Samuel was born in Rochester, has been married to Angela since 1949, retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1981 and has been an active member of Saint Thomas the Apostle…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Neary, Matthew

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Neary, Matthew - Matt, you brought so much laughter and joy to our lives with your sense humor and your crazy ways. Words can not express how much we miss you and your beautiful spirit. Everyday that goes by is one day closer to when we will all be together again. Until that time though, you will live forever in our hearts and memories... Our son, our brother, our uncle, our friend. We love you Matchu.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Osborn, Shawn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Osborn, Shawn MARION: Infant son of Paula Docteur &Andy Osborn. His Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10AM Tuesday at St. Mary's of the Lake Church, Ontario, NY. Burial at St. Vincent of Paul Cemetery, Cape Vincent, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Golisano Children's Hospital in his memory. Arrangements by Murphy Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Osterhoudt, Cecil H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    OSTERHOUDT, Cecil H. Age 91, formerly of Tioga, PA and Knoxville, PA, passed away August 25, 2008 at the Green Home, Wellsboro, PA. He was born June 27, 1917 in Tuscarora, NY, the son of Howard and Ruby Young Osterhoudt. He was employed at the Eberle Tanning Co. for many years and a member of the Masonic Lodge #351 F&AM. He is survived by sons, Wayne Osterhoudt, Westfield, PA, Curtis Osterhoudt, Tioga, PA, David Osterhoudt, Nashville, TN, Thomas Osterhoudt, Tioga, PA, Robert Osterhoudt, Westfield, PA;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Outhouse, C. Robert

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      UNION SPRINGS < C. Robert Outhouse, 79, of Hardy Road, Union Springs, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at his home. Bob, was born Aug. 12, 1929, to Horace Sibley and Ruth DeBryne Outhouse in Canandaigua, where his father and grandparents were born. He graduated from Canandaigua Academy and worked part time for A.W. White while attending Genesee Junior College. On Sept. 16, 1950, he married Shirley Otteman. After working for Lakeview Dairy in Canandaigua, he moved to Auburn in 1955 and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Palange, Janet Knapp

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        August 24, 2008 Janet Knapp Palange, 79, of Camillus, died unexpectedly Sunday. Born in Cortland, she lived in the Fairmount/Camillus area most of her life. Janet was a graduate of Camillus High School. She was employed by Skaneateles Bank in Camil-lus for more than 30 years. A communicant of St. Joseph's Church, she was also a member of the Funeral Luncheon Guild. Janet enjoyed performing vocally with her lifelong friend, Bev Whelan, playing cards, and spending time on Skaneateles Lake. Most of all she…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Parker Jr., James

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Parker, James Jr. Rochester: August 21, 2008. Calling Wed. 7-9 PM at Metropolitan Funeral Chapels, Inc., 109 West Ave. Funeral Service, Thursday 11 AM in the Chapel. Interment Riverside Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Parrino, Margaret J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PARRINO, Margaret J. -In loving memory of our mother who passed away four years ago today. All that is good in our hearts and minds, all that is wise and true, all that makes us bearers of love, dear mother, we owe to you. Your memory is always with us through each days joys and pain; for the faith and strength and love you gave will through our lives remain. We miss you, Mom. With all our love, YOUR CHILDREN,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Parsons, Douglas L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              of Bassett Hospital, One Atwell Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326. To send an online condolence to the family or to sign the guestbook, visit www.lhpfuneralhome.com. The Lewis, Hurley & Pietrobono Funeral Home, 51 Dietz St., Oneonta, is serving the family.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Pask, William F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PASK - William F. August 24, 2008 of the Town of Tonawanda, NY; beloved husband for 61 years to Dorothy; father of Judy Bullwinkel, Anne (Pat) Dudek and the late Gale W. Pask; survived by five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Friends may call Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., where funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 11:30. Friends invited. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Assn. of WNY.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pedicino, Louise E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pennesi, Mary Ann

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    may call on Thursday from 4?8 PM at the M.J.COLUCCI and SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services will begin on Friday, August 29th at 9:15 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph at St. Joseph Church, 1413 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY. Entombment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Niagara Falls, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mt. St. Mary?s Hospital Foundation, 5300 Military Road,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Pentony, Jacqueline T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      HARMON HOME FOR FUNERALS, SOUTH SHORE, 6389 AMBOY ROAD, PLEASANT PLAINS, Wednesday 9:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Anthony of Padua Church Travis, 10 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Friends will be received Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Funeral Home South Shore Locally Family Owned & Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the www.SILive.com/obits

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Perfetti, Anthony Paul

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Anthony Paul Perfetti, age 55, of Tonawanda, NY, passed away August 24, 2008, after a long illness. Cherished son of Shirley (nee Rogenmoser) and the late Charles. Loving brother of Michael (Brenda). Dear father of Anthony (Allison), Jenelle, Erica and Nicholas. Grandfather of Dominic, Olivia and Sophia. Survived by nieces, nephews and extended family. Memorial Service to be held privately by the family.Visit www.legacy.com/tonawanda-news for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Plato, Helen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call at THE WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, 722 Ridge Road North, Ridgeway, Ontario, from 7-9 Tuesday and 2-4 and 7-9 Wednesday. The funeral mass will be celebrated in St. George?s Catholic Church Thursday morning at 11. Interment St. Michael?s Cemetery. It was Helen?s wish that memorial donations would be directed to the Sisters of St. Francis at Stella Niagara. Visit www.legacy.com/niagara-gazette for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Platt, David Allen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ONEONTA _ David Allen Platt, 42, of Oneonta, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at O'Connor Hospital in Delhi. He was born Jan. 25, 1966, in Oneonta, the son of Gerald C. and Sandra (Smith) Platt. Dave worked at the Oneonta Country Club as a groundskeeper. Dave was a hard worker and enjoyed the simple life. He loved being outdoors and also four-wheeling. But most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family. Dave is survived by his mother, Sandra Platt, of Oneonta; his girlfriend, Becky…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Powell, Tina Marie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  11 a.m. Friday, August 29, 2008 in the Willcox Cemetery, Town of Smyrna. Contributions: Smyrna Emergency Squad. Arrangements by Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 10 S. Main St., Sherburne.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pugh, Carolyn A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    August 23, 2008 Carolyn A. Pugh, age 57 of Syracuse, formerly of Pulaski died Saturday at Crouse Irving Hospital in Syracuse. Born on November 19, 1950 in Watertown, she was the daughter of Archie and Anita Gerdon Whaley. She resided in Syracuse for the past 35 years and graduated from Pulaski High School in 1969. Carolyn was married to David Pugh on April 24, 1993. She was employed by James Square Nursing Home in Syracuse for many years, and also employed as a home health aide for several years. She was a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ragonese, Charles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        August 22, 2008 Charles Ragonese, 95, of Henderson Harbor, NY, passed away Friday. Born in Syracuse, he was a Firefighter for the City of Syracuse retiring in 1972. Mr. Ragonese had a passion for fishing on Henderson Harbor, where he was a fishing guide for over 50 years. Charles was predeceased by his wife, Frances Catania Ragonese in 1993; sister, Lena Fresina; brothers, Frank and Joseph Ragonese; and his son, Charles Ragonese. Surviving are his three daughters, Marilyn (Blaise) Salerno of CT, Maria…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ransley, Charles M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ransley, Charles M. Sodus: Passed away on Saturday, August 23, 2008, at age 89. Charles was predeceased by his wife of 35 years, Dorothy; and sister Charlotte. He is survived by brothers Harold (Jean) of Coupeville, WA, and Richard (Nancy) of Sodus; several nieces and nephews. Charles was a U.S. Army Veteran, having served as an ambulance driver during WWII in the European Theatre of Operations. Campaigns that Charles participated in include the D-Day Normandy Invasion, and the Battle of the Bulge. Family…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rathje, Henry O.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            will be held on Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 E. Main St., Endicott. Rev. Janice Devine, co-pastor of his church, will officiate. Burial will be in Cortland Rural Cemetery at the convenience of the family. The family will receive friends at the Allen Memorial Home on Thursday from 4 p.m. until the service time at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to the German American Club Building Fund, 218 Loughlin Rd., Binghamton, N.Y. 13904.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rigerman, Richard J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              RIGERMAN - Richard J. Batavia, NY, August 25, 2008; husband of the late Norma (Maerten) Rigerman; father of David (Ruth) Rigerman of Batavia, Tom (Barb) Rigerman of Port Orange, FL and Doug (Sheila) Rigerman of Sodus; brother of Donald (late Barbara) Rigerman of Denver, CO; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Friends may call Wednesday 10-11 AM at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 31 Washington Ave., Batavia, NY where services will follow at 11 AM. Memorials may be made to the church.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Robinson, Cynthia Yvette "Cynt"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Robinson, Cynthia Yvette "Cynt" Rochester: On August 21, 2008. Survived by her children, Jonathan &Fallon Brooks; mother, Mary Robinson &father, Ovit Pursley; siblings, other relatives &friends. Calling Wednesday from 5-8PM at Goodwill MBC, 111 Clifton St. where Funeral will be held Thursday 11AM. (Viewing 10AM) . Interment Oakwood Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Romeo, Nanette

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rooth, Michael J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        would like to thank everyone for their much needed support through this most difficult time. Memorials may be made in Michaels name to UB Law School. Arrangements by JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME, INC.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rowley, Ward E. "Don"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Rowley, Ward E. "Don" Perinton: August 24, 2008. Survived by wife of 66 years, Violet; 3 sons, Leighton (Patricia), Randy (Michele), Gary (Lori); 7 grandchildren, Kristina (Brian) Drown, Valerie (Charles) Drown, Shauna (Anthony) Pagano, Corey Rowley, Leah (Jason) Tellier, Grant and Lyndsay Rowley; 7 great-grandchildren, Charles Jr., Brian II, Blaine, Nicholas, Jasmine, Patricia and Piper; sister, Ruth Bachelor. No prior calling. Private Service at the convenience of the family. Donations Perinton…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rudolph, Theresa M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Russ, Shirley J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY on Thursday, August 28, 2008, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Funeral services honoring her life will follow the visitation. (7 p.m.) The Reverend James Crupi will celebrate Shirley's service with Reverend Clifford Proper to assist. Interment will take place in the Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to Twin Tiers Christian Academy, 640 Main…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Russell, Julie M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                RUSSELL, Julie M. 47, of Ulysses, PA, died Sunday, August 24, 2008. Friends may call Tuesday, August 26th from 6–8 p.m. at the OLNEY Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 a.m., Wednesday in the All Saints Episcopal Church, Brookland, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the ACS Sassy Survivors, c/o Carolyn Van Etten, 1011 Hickox-Ulysses Rd., Ulysses, PA 16948 or the ACS Galeton High Steppers, c/o Betty Ann Lechler, 112 First St., Galeton, PA…

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Russomano, Frank

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Rutz, Robert S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      may call at ARNDT FUNERAL HOME, 1118 Long Pond Rd. (south of Maiden Lane), on Thursday 3-7pm. Private interment. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Disabled American Veteran, 100 Exchange Blvd, Rochester NY, 14614.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ryan, Jeffrey J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Schneider, Eleanor (Spaeth)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SCHNEIDER - Eleanor (Spaeth)August 24, 2008 of Amherst, NY; beloved wife of Joseph Schneider; stepmother of Kathy (Paul) Gilmore; stepgrandmother of Jennifer and Shane; sister of Philip (Hazel) and the late Elmer (Marlene) Spaeth; survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Friends may call Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 at The LESTER H. WEDEKINDT, INC., FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., where Funeral Services will be held Thursday morning at 8:15. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Leo the Great R.C. Church at 9:00.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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 frettholdfuneralhome.com .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Schrefer, Elizabeth (Brigham)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Schutt, Herman A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SCHUTT - Herman A. Of Buffalo, NY, August 24, 2008. Beloved husband of Elizabeth (Bartlet); father of Diane (Dick) Schutt, Joyce (Jerry) Balone, and Gail (Jim) Kurtz; also survived by four grandchildren; brother of Elmer (Jane), Art (June) Bill (Dorothy), Marcella (late Anthony) Megliore, Ilene (late Gene) Mootz, Elsie (late Jack) Bentley and the late Edward (late Alicia) Schutt. The familly will receive friends Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the F.E. BROWN SONS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 6575 E. Quaker St.,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sciancalepre, Angie E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    11 a.m. Tuesday at Tindall Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Calling hour is 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, prior to the service, at the funeral home, 1921 W. Genesee Street. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association of CNY, 441 W. Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY 13204. TINDALL FUNERAL HOME INC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sever, Rosalie M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sever, Rosalie M. Geneseo: August 24, 2008 at age 69 years. She was predeceased by her husband, William Sever; She is survived by 3 daughters, Cynthia (Frank "BadaBing") Telaro of Geneseo; Sandra (Paul) Kutlina of Niagara Falls, Patricia Beck of Niagara Falls; grandchildren, Ashley Mikesic of Rochester, Frank Telaro Jr., of Geneseo, great-grandchildren, Makenzie and Brianna Murphy; many extended family members. No prior calling. Funeral Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials to…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sheriff, Mildred D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Srokose, John S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            AUBURN < John S. Srokose, 98, formerly of Olympia Avenue, Auburn, died unexpectedly Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at Auburn Memorial Hospital. Mr. Srokose was born in Auburn on Nov. 29, 1909, the son of Jan and Ludwika Czyzowski Srokose. He graduated from St. Hyacinth"s School, St. John Kanty Prep, in Erie, Pa., and Syracuse University, with a degree in business management. He served as a sergeant with the National Guard, and was a former member of the Polish Falcon"s Band. He was a communicant of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Stace, Martha P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              August 22, 2008 Martha P. Stace, 91, of Syracuse, died August 22, 2008, at Loretto. She is survived by a daughter, Beverly Redd; two sons, John L. Stace of Liverpool and Gerald Stace; and 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Fairchild & Meech DeWitt Chapel, 3690 Erie Blvd. E. Burial in White Chapel Memory Gardens.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Stamm, Henry N.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Stanley, Joseph "Joe"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  August 23, 2008 Joseph "Joe" Stanley, 88, of Elbow Rd., Pitcher Hill, died Saturday at Van Duyn Home and Hospital. Joe was born to the late Anthony and Mary Navitsky in Norwood, MA but grew up in Shenandoah, PA. He served in the Army in Italy during WWII and was attached to the special services unit where he played accordion. Joe was an accomplished musician, touring since the age of 18 and playing in nearly every state in the union. He toured extensively with the Three Stooges, as well as other…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stein, Arthur Louis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    may call Thursday 4-8 PM at the funeral home of ALVAH HALLORAN AND SON, 2125 Chili Ave., Funeral Mass, Friday 9:30 AM, Holy Ghost Church (Coldwater Rd.). Interment, Holy Ghost Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Atlantic Homecare and Hospice, 33 Bleeker St., Millburn, NJ, 07041 or Holy Ghost Church.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Strefeler, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        John J. (Jim) Strefeler, 81, of Lockport, NY, passed away peacefully at Niagara Hospice on Saturday, August 23, 2008. Born June 2, 1927 in Warren, PA, he was the son of John P. Strefeler and Mary (Buda) Strefeler. He was predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Dorothy (Sivak) Strefeler. John was a member of St. Mary's Church in Lockport, where he was very active in many church activities including Parish Council, Parish Mission, Eucharistic Ministry and lector at Sunday and weekday Masses. He was a Navy…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Tanner, Marie (Brown)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          TANNER - Marie (nee Brown)Of Clarence, NY, August 25, 2008. Loving wife of the late Ross S. Tanner; loving mother of Kathleen Rasimas and Gary P. Tanner; loving grandmother of Leslie Rasimas. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service Saturday, August 30 at 11 AM at the First Presbyterian Church, 9675 Main St., Clarence, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church. Funeral arrangements by THE URBAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5895 Goodrich Rd.,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Thompson, Charlotte

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            August 23, 2008 Charlotte Thompson, 85, of Bakeman St., Fulton, died Saturday at Sunrise Nursing Home, Oswego after a long illness. She is survived by her children, Gay Anne (Cornelius) Donahue of Hannibal, Sandra (James) Long of Sterling, Lee (Rob-in) McMillen, Tina Allen, and Ray (Sherry) McMillen all of Hannibal; several grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held 7 p.m. Thursday at Emmanuel Baptist Bible Church, Martville. There will be no calling hours. Burial will be…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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: www.MillerFuneralHomes.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Tiffany, Gerald C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                UNADILLA _ A graveside service for Gerald C. Tiffany, who passed away July 2, 2008, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, in Butternut Valley Cemetery, Copes Corners.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Trillo, Patricia R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  AUBURN < Patricia R. Trillo, 83, of Auburn, passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 23. 2008, at Auburn Memorial Hospital. She was born in Auburn, the daughter of the late Adelbert and Nettie May Adams Armstrong, and had been a life-long resident. Patricia was a past communicant of Holy Family and St. Francis of Assisi churches. Prior to her retirement, Patricia had been employed for more than 30 years by Welch Allyn in Skaneateles. She was a volunteer for several years at both Auburn Memorial Hospital and…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Urdang, Laurence

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      URDANG - Laurence Of Old Lyme, Connecticut, age 81, died peacefully on August 21, 2008 at Connecticut Hospice. Cherished life long companion of Irena Urdang de Tour (Saybrook Point, CT.), beloved father of Nicole S. Urdang (Buffalo, NY) and Alexandra S. Urdang (NYC and Quogue), grandfather of Madelaine Urdang Criden, Maxwell Urdang Criden and Harrison Urdang Messer, father-in-law of Irwin W. Messer. Laurence was a true Renaissance man: eminent lexicographer, Phi Beta Kappa from Columbia University,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Van Essen, Jennie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may call Wednesday 4-7 PM at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., 350 Genesee St., Avon. Her Funeral Service will be held Thursday 10 AM at the Central Presbyterian Church, 133 Genesee St., Avon. Interment Avon Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Central Presbyterian Church.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • VanBenschoten, Gordon C. "Dutch"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            VanBENSCHOTEN, Gordon C. "Dutch," 81, of Moravia, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2008. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Shurtleff Funeral Home of Groton.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Varga, Mary Jean (Daly)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Vella, Vincent A. "Jim"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                will be present on Tuesday from 7-9 PM and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 2600 Sheridan Drive (corner of Parker Blvd.) where Funeral Services will be held on Thursday at 8:15 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated from Holy Spirit Church, 85 Dakota Avenue, at 9 AM, Friends invited. Jim was a veteran of WW II and owned Velson Tool Works for 36 years. On-line guest register at www.Amigone.com,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Vernon, Elizabeth

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  August 22, 2008 Elizabeth M. Vernon, 84, of Wesley Health Care Center passed away Friday night August 22, 2008 at Saratoga Hospital. Born on October 25, 1923 in Oswego, New York, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Carroll. Elizabeth graduated from Oswego High School and attended the former State Teachers College at Oswego, now S.U.N.Y. Oswego, graduating in 1945. She received her master's degree in reading education from Columbia University, and was an elementary school teacher for…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Walczak, Beatrice A. (Piechowiak)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WALCZAK - Beatrice A. (nee Piechowiak)August 24, 2008 of West Seneca, NY. Beloved wife of the late Chester J. Walczak; dearest mother of Chester (Marcy), Michael (Sharon) and Monica (Mark) Thomas; dear grandmother of Kristen (Kevin) Helwig, Alan, Eric Walczak, Karen, Beth Thomas and great-grandmother of Olivia and Nathan. Family will be present to receive relatives and friends Tuesday 7-9 PM and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the MELVIN J. SLIWINSKI FUNERAL HOME, 85 George Urban Blvd. (west of Harlem Rd.),…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Wattam, Richard J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Wheeler, M. June

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY, on Thursday, August 28, 2008, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services honoring her life will be held there on Friday, August 29, 2008, at 1:00 p.m. The Reverend Harold Burrell will celebrate June's service and Reverend Douglas Hodge to assist. Interment will follow in the Maple Ridge Cemetery in Millerton, PA. Memorial donations in the name of M. June Wheeler may be directed to the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • White, James E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          August 22, 2008 James E. White formerly of Syracuse passed away Friday August 22, 2008, in Lockport Memorial Hospital. James was born January 26, 1928, in Syracuse. Husband of Marion Moll White and the late Louise Lorraine Fuller; father of Linda (Duane) Klump, Fred White, Michael (Donna) White, Beverly (George) Maziarz, James (Elizabeth) White, Mary (Scott) Boudeman and Molly White; grandfather to 13 grandchildren; brother of Beverly White and Joygerm Joan E. White, both of Syracuse and several nieces and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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, Conn., 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, Tenn. They shared a loving and devoted union of thirty-five years…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Wilson Sr., Joseph J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              August 23, 2008 Joseph J. Wilson Sr., 54, of Tully, passed away Saturday at St. Joseph's Hospital. Born in Syracuse, he worked for Anaren Microwave in E. Syracuse. He was a former member of the Cleveland Fire Department. He was a member of the UAW. Joe is survived by his sons Joseph Jr., of Blossvale, NY, Daniel D. and Dillon S. of Cleveland, NY; brother, Vern (Cheryl) Wilson of Canastota; grandsons, Dayton D. and Joseph III., Wilson; the mother of the sons, Robin M. Wilson; his high school sweetheart…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Woelfle, Joan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                WOELFLE, Joan -Mom, youre always in my heart and thoughts. I love you. KAREN,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Wojnarek, Mary

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Wednesday, August 27, 2008 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held following calling hours at 5:15 p.m. Interment, will take place Thursday, August 28, 2008, at 11 a.m. Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Chemung County Meals on Wheels; or Chemung County SPCA.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wojtkowiak, Allen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WOJTKOWIAK, Allen - Love and memories never die. Love and miss youMOM, DAD, AND FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Wolf, Anna

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      BOVINA CENTER _ Anna Wolf, 94, of Bovina Center, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, at O'Connor Hospital in Delhi. She was born May 8, 1914, in Gundelsheim, Germany. Anna emigrated from Germany in 1936. In 1960, she moved to Bovina, where she built and operated the Mountain Brook Chalet until her retirement. Anna loved animals and her garden. An accomplished artist, Anna especially enjoyed painting rural landscapes and scenes of the area, which reminded her of her native Bavaria. Her work has been shown…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Young, Edward E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        YOUNG - Edward E. August 24, 2008, of Amherst, NY, beloved husband of the late Patricia A. (OHeir); dear father of Sandra (Gerald) Hudson, Ronald (Judith) Young, Barbara (Byron) Dunker; dear grand-father of Jill and Ryan Zarazinski, Gregory and Lisa Dunker; brother of the late B. Lucille (James) Hennrich; uncle of Edward H. Hennrich; brother-in-law of Dolores Balestrieri, Sharon (Arthur) McNally and Frances OHeir; also sur-vived by many nieces and nephews. Mr. Young was a WW II Veteran and served with the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Tryon, Vincent D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Van Benschoten, Gordon C. "Dutch"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • VanLaningham, Marion


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