Friday, September 19, 2008

New York Obituaries 09/19/08

L. “Alex” Lyons. Sr., 48, of 68 Scott St., entered into rest on Sept.
10, 2008 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa. He was born Nov. 18,
1959 to George and Margaret Lyons at Fort Bragg Army Hospital in North
Carolina. After graduating High School he enlisted in the U.S. Army in
1979 and served until 1982, and relocated to the area in 1999. He was a
dedicated family man and was employed by Gunlocke for a brief period.
Alex enjoyed antiquing, fishing and listening to jazz, watching any and…

(Skies) Ackley of Endwell Cynthia Ackley, 73, of Endwell, went to be
with the Lord Wednesday morning, September 17, 2008, at Wilson Memorial
Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband, Albert Ackley. She is
survived by her daughter, Marily Skies, Walden, N.Y.; her son and
daughter-in-law, Frank and Kaye Skies, Bellefonte, Pa.; two
grandchildren, Kari Mead and her husband, Frank, Joshua Norman and his
wife, Christy; three great-grandchildren, Collin, Franklin and Madelyn;
and her special friend,…
G. Aiken, 38, of Thousand Oaks, CA, died unexpectedly in a commuter
train accident in California, September 12, 2008. He grew up in
Gasport, NY, along the Erie Canal, where he loved to fish and spend
time with his many friends. He graduated from Royalton-Hartland Central
School in 1988. He loved the Buffalo Bills even after moving to
California, and watched their games whenever possible. He worked for
Aramark in California and was presently working towards a college
degree, studying History, one…
"Jerry" Atkinson of Chenango Forks Gerald "Jerry" Atkinson, 57, passed
away peacefully Wednesday, September 17, 2008. He was predeceased by
his daughter, Shannon and son, Chad; brothers, Charles, Robert and
Kenneth. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Shawn and Beth
Atkinson; grandchildren, Reilly, Clare and Katelyn; brother, Donald;
sister, Peggy; brother, Dennis; and twin brother, Gary; and his dear
friend and former wife, Joeleen; several nieces, nephews and cousins.…
- Eldora September 15, 2008 ; beloved mother of Valeria ( John)
McQuiller, Vonceia ( Frank) Ireland and Ruddell ( Denise) Seabury;
lovIng mother in-law of Sandra Austin; also leaves to mourn nine
grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and a host of relatives and
friends. She was predeceased by sons William and Kevin Austin. Family
to receive friends Saturday at 11 AM at St. Anns RC Church. 501 Emslie
.Funeral to follow at 12 . Arrangements by BRIAN K. LEWIS FUNERAL HOME,
Minn. -- Jesse A. Barnaby, who was born Aug. 4, 1931, in Ticonderoga,
N.Y., where he also attended school, died Sept. 14, 2008, in
Burnsville, Minn.� , He was predeceased by his parents, Rita and
Jesse Barnaby; and sister, Rita Mattison.� , He is survived by his
wife, Elsie; and four sons, Chris (Sherry), Queensbury, N.Y., Bob, Lake
Luzerne, N.Y., Karl (Christy), Wichita, Kan., and Kenn, Burnsville,
Minn.Ã? He is survived by grandchildren, Mary Alice, Lauren,…
E. Barry, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Wednesday, September 17,
2008, at Niagara Hospice House in Lockport, NY. She was born in
Queenston, Ontario on October 6, 1921, the daughter of  James D. and
Ellen (Forsyth) MacKenzie.Mrs. Barry moved to Niagara Falls, NY with
her family in 1922, where she attended local schools. She was employed
with Spirella Co. and later with Carborundum Globar Division. Mrs.
Barry loved spending time with her family and was known as "Grandma
Barry" to…
- Donald J. September 15, 2008, beloved husband of Michele (Rago);
loving father of Dena (Memet) Cirpili and Michael (Shannon) Bauer;
cherished Papa of Calvin, Jacob, Johnny and Leo; dear great-uncle of
Emma Lina. Friends are invited to a Memorial Mass at St. Leo the Great
Church, 855 Sweet Home Rd., Amherst, Saturday, at 9:00 AM. In lieu of
flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice Foundation or the
American Diabetes Association.,
call TODAY, 3-5 PM at the funeral chapel (2305 Monroe Ave.) where
Services will be held Saturday, 10 AM. Interment at White Haven
Memorial Park. Contributions in her memory may be made to Alzheimer's
Association, 435 E. Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14620. Anthony
Funeral &Cremation Chapels 2305 Monroe Ave. 244-0770
be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Wm. R. Chase &Son Funeral Home,
44 Exchange St., Binghamton, with the Rev. Michael Maynard officiating.
Burial will be in Conklin Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral
home, Saturday from 10 - 11 a.m. Those wishing may make memorial
contributions to the Humane Society, 2 Jackson St., Binghamton, N.Y.
James Bockie went home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 12,
2008 at the Santa Anita Convalescent Home in California. He was the son
of Peter and Clarice Bockie, born in Niagara Falls on October 23, 1920.
He was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, attended local
schools and graduated from Trott Vocational High School in
1938.Survivors include his son, Bruce (Victoria) Bockie; his daughter,
Janice (Thomas) Duebber; grandsons, Brian (Bridgette) Bockie, Brent
Bockie; granddaughter,…
- Helen E. (Leroy)September 18, 2008, wife of the late Earl W. Boll;
mother of Judith Ann (Timothy) McAuliffe and Kathleen L. (Bela) Petho;
grandmother of Timothy (Ildi) McAuliffe, Kelly (Ralph) Frank, Kathleen
(Dennis) Weppner, John Patrick and Michael (Dianne) McAuliffe, Kevin
(Siobhan) Petho and Karen (Matthew) Read; also survived by nine
great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews; predeceased by four
brothers and two sisters. No prior visitation. Friends are invited to a
Mass of Christian…
21, 1923 - September 16, 2008 Marlboro, NY Veronica entered into rest
on Tuesday, September 16, 2008 in Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY. She was
85. On August 21, 1923 she was born in Brooklyn, NY to George F. and
Josephine Rohmann Schwarz. Both parents predeceased their daughter. She
was a resident of Marlboro, NY for the past 25 years having moved there
from Rosedale (Queens), NY. Growing up in the Bushwick section of
Brooklyn, an old German community, she attended St. Benedicts R.
Catholic Church,…
T. BOWMAN JR., 80, died Sept. 15, 2008, at his home 11946 State Route
9N, Upper Jay, N.Y., He was born on Feb. 19, 1928, in Lake Placid,
N.Y., the son of William and Marguerite (Boll) Bowman SR., At Williams
request there will be no calling hours or funeral service.,
Zaumetzer-Sprague funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
A. Bright, 87, of Brandon, FL, passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2008.
She was an area resident since 1975, coming from Tonawanda, NY and a
member of Limona Village Chapel. She was preceded in death by her
husband, Albert and son, Albert J. Bright. She is survived by her
daughters, Linda Seiser, Janet Hall and Mary Jaszczak; five
grandchildren, Jeff and Greg Bright, Jenal Hall and Nicole and Eric
Jaszczak; great-grandchildren, Devin and Spencer Bright, Carson Bright
and soon to be Aubrey Bright; and…
Md. _ Carole (Hedean) Burrington, 77, of Manchester, Md., died Tuesday,
Sept. 16, 2008, at Longview Nursing Home in Manchester. Service details
will be announced at a later date. The Wetzel Funeral Home, Inc., 549
Carlisle St., Hanover, Pa., is assisting the family with arrangements.
family will be received at 9:30 AM at the Brunner Funeral Home,
(692-3841) 156 Robinson Street, North Tonawanda, where all are invited
to celebrate and remember Angela?s life at 10:30 AM. The Rev. Suzanne
Block officiating.Directions, On-Line Register Book and Obituary can be
found at .
- Hattie NiedzialkowskiSeptember 16, 2008, beloved wife of the late
Valentine Willy Cesarz; dear mother of Janice (Bogdan) Fundalinski and
the late Cynthia Cesarz; loving grandmother of Brian (Julie)
Fundalinski and Kristin (Timothy) Shea; great-grandmother of Dylan and
Maxwell; dear sister of Janice (Joseph) LeBlanc and the late Phyllis,
Sigmund, Stephana, William, Frances, Charlotte and Cynthia; also
survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral from the KOLANO FUNERAL HOME,
396 Amherst St., (near Grant)…

Dorothy (Peters) Bloomfield: September 13, 2008, age 84. She is
survived by 2 daughters, Margaret "Margee" (Mike) Carpenter Sr. of
Land-O-Lakes, FL, Janet (Lenard) Gillie of High Island, TX; 4
grandchildren, Michael (Elizabeth) Carpenter, Marc Carpenter, Amanda
(Leo) Paniagua, Aaron Gillie; 3 great-grandchildren, Joshua and Travis
Paniagua, Kiera Carpenter; sister, Ruth (Charles) Batz of Greece. She
was predeceased by her husband, Harold Chapman in 1989. There will be
no calling hours. A…
CINELLI , Joanne (Severin)- Birthday rememberance. You will live forever in our hearts. Loved and missed, MOTHER AND SISTERS,
- Doris K. (nee Kemp)Of Eden, NY, September 17, 2008;wife of the late
Alvin E. Clark; mother of Carrie (Roy) Armbruster and Elwyn Clark;
grandmother of Jocelyn and Clayton Armbruster. A Mass of Christian
Burial will be celebrated Saturday 11:00 AM from Epiphany of Our Lord
Church, Langford (please Assemble at Church). Friends may call Friday
2-4 &7-9 PM at LAING FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2724 W. Church St., Eden.
Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the Eden
Emergency Squad, PO Box 111…
be held Saturday at 9:00 a.m. from the Sedlock Funeral Home, Inc., 161
Clinton St., Binghamton and at 9:30 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church where
a Funeral Mass will be offered. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6-8 p.m.
‘Tip’ Force, age 92, of Town Haven Apartments, Big Flats, died Sunday,
September 14, 2008 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira.  Tip was born
in Caton on August 30, 1916, the son of the late Fred and Eva Force. 
He married Louise White on January 27, 1979 in Caton, NY. Tip was
predeceased by his first wife Mary Harder Force on Aug. 28, 1976. Tip
attended school in Caton and was a self employed dairy farmer in Caton
for over six decades.  He was a member of the Caton United Methodist
M. Conklin of Dryden Paul M. Conklin, Sr., 69, of 128 North St.,
Dryden, N.Y., went to Heaven peacefully Sunday evening, surrounded by
his family. Paul had bravely fought a long battle with cancer. He was
able to remain home and be cared for by his children, his amazing
grandchildren and the help of Hospice, which he was truly grateful to
have. Paul served in the United States Marine Corps as a rifle
instructor and was a longtime employee of IBM of Endicott, N.Y. He was
predeceased by Nancie L.…
22, 1926 - September 16, 2008 Sparrowbush, NY Mr. Willard "Willie"
Conklin of Sparrowbush, NY and a lifetime resident of the area, died
Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at Bon Secours Community Hospital. He was
82. He was born May 22, 1926 in Port Jervis, NY, the son of the late
Alvin and the late Beatrice Oppelt Conklin. He married Elizabeth
DeGroat 56 years ago on July 10, 1952 in Port Jervis, NY. Willie worked
for 45 years for the Laborer's Local #17, Newburgh, NY. Earlier in life
he worked…
-- Amos A. Couture, 93, of Dannemora passed away on Sept. 16, 2008,
with his devoted family by his side. Amos lived at 51 Bouck St. for 63
years and was often called upon for information about Dannemora and its
residents., Amos was born on May 20, 1915, to Alexander and Mary Louise
(Reyell) Couture. He grew up on the family farm on the former French
Settlement Road in Dannemora where he developed a strong work ethic and
the ability to handle anything life handed him., Many people in
Dannemora will…
invited to call from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, at the
C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney. A memorial service
will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral chapel with the Rev. Brian Cutting
and the Rev. Robert Cutting officiating. Burial will be in Eastside
Cemetery in Afton. Memorial contributions in Loren's name may be made
to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Donor Services, PO Box 4072,
Pittsfield, MA 01202 or to Catskill Area Hospice & Palliative Care,
1 Birchwood…
E. Graham, 86, of 8116 Harpers Ferry Rd., passed away early Friday
morning (Sept. 12, 2008) at McAuley Manor Healthcare Facility in
Hornell. Dorothy was born Aug. 3, 1922 in Springwater, the daughter of
Elmer and Erva (Wraight) Hills. She grew up in Springwater and has
remained a life resident of that area. Dorothy attended the one-room
school house in Springwater and subsequently graduated from Wayland
Central School. On July 3, 1940, Dorothy and Elwin Graham were married
and together they have…
PA Peter S. DeBlock, age 89, a resident at the Wells House in
Johnstown, passed away on Wednesday evening, September 17, 2008. He was
born October 20, 1918 in Paterson, NJ to John and Ann Zuidema DeBlock.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Grace (Betty) Sadler DeBlock; a
son, Peter S. DeBlock, Jr. of Fonda; a daughter, Lois Knapp and
husband, Ted of Johnstown; grandchildren: Daniel Knapp (Ruth) of
Dallas, NC, Kris Cowper (Tod) of Middle Grove; great-grandchildren:
Hannah Cowper, Tod Cowper,…
Helen B. nee:Sowa Age 77, of Elmira, New York, Tuesday, September 16,
unexpectedly at home, passed peacefully into eternal rest to be with
her beloved late husband, US Army Ret. James H. Decker; and her late
son, John Thomas Decker. Helen is survived by her daughter and
son-in-law, Susan and Howard Henry of Elmira; sons and
daughters-in-law, the late John Thomas and Linda Decker of Rochester,
NY, James A. and Kathy Decker of Burlington, Kentucky, David H. and
Karen Decker of Elmira, Timothy M.…
Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton. Saturday 9:15 A.M.
Mass of Christian Burial Sacred Heart Church 10 A.M. Interment St.
Peters Cemetery. Friends will be received Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. K.
Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family
Owned & Operated Staten Island's only member of the International
Order of the
welcome to call at the Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, 7501
Pittsford-Palmyra Rd. , Friday, September 26 from 2-4 &6-8. Betty's
Memorial Service will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to Honeoye Falls Lima CSD, 20 Church St., Honeoye Falls, NY
14472 Attn: District Treasurer in Betty's memory.
E. Foreman, 66, of Herkimer, passed away peacefully at his home on
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008. Born in Houttzdale, Pa., he was a son of
Ellis and Vera Holden Foreman. Don retired in 2005 as supervisor of the
Electrical and Environmental Shop at Rome Lab where he was employed for
over 42 years. He served honorably with the United States Air Force
from 1962 to 1966. Don was a member of the Herkimer Garden Club. Among
the many things he enjoyed were fishing, golf and gardening although
his true passion…
call Friday 6-9 PM at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Routes
15 &20A, (21 Big Tree St.) Livonia where services will be held
Saturday at 11 AM. Burial, Arnold Cemetery, Conesus. Memorial
contributions to the Delevan-Yorkshire Library, PO Box 185 Delevan, NY
14042. To send online condolences or further information, please visit:

Helmes, 91, formerly of Prindle Apartments, 80 E. North St., Ilion,
died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008 at Folts Homes, Herkimer, where she
recently resided. She was born on Oct. 24, 1916 in the town of Ohio,
N.Y., the daughter of Walter and Hazel (Williams) Bussey and graduated
from Poland High School. Edna was employed in reproductions-blue prints
at Sperry Rand Univac in Ilion and Utica for over 25 years. She was a
50 year life member of the Rebeccas and a member of Schuyler Senior
Citizens and Ilion Moose…
J. Grainger, 91, formerly of 105 Ray St., Ilion, and 332 Third Ave.,
Frankfort, passed away Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at Faxton-St. Lukes
Healthcare, New Hartford. He was born on July 15, 1917 in Ilion, the
son of Edward H. and Mary Elizabeth (Murphy) Grainger and graduated
from Ilion High School. On Aug. 2, 1941 he was married to Florence
Ludwig in Ilion. She died on June 21, 1994. Ed was employed in the
service department at Remington Arms Company, Ilion, for over 35 years,
retiring in 1979. He was a…
J. Cunningham, 83, of River Road, entered into eternal rest on
Saturday, September 13, 2008, at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam. She
was born July 15, 1925, in Chestertown, daughter of the late Roscoe and
Elizabeth (Alford) Cunningham. She was a lifelong operator and
supervisor of the telephone company. Survivors include her brother, Dr.
Charles L. Cunningham and his wife, Ila, of Illinois; her nephew, John
Cunningham and his wife, Heather, of Illinois; her nieces, Sue Cary and
her husband,…
memorial service for Elizabeth “Betty’ J. McCumber will be held at 11
a.m., Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Frankfort United Methodist Church with
Rev. Robert Wollaber, pastor, officiating. As an expression of
sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to the Neighborhood Center
of Utica. Envelopes will be available at the memorial service or the
funeral home. All arrangements are entrusted to Applegate-Day and Enea
Family Funeral Home, 102 West St., Ilion (895-7722).
- Lewis H. John September 16, 2008 of East Aurora, NY; beloved husband
of Sandy L.; dear father of Darryl and Shawn; grandfather of Brandi,
Andy, Kevin and Ethan; brother of Kenneth Skip (late Carol), Janet
Rykovich and the late David (Carol); son-in-law of Shirley Morris.
Friends may call Friday only 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the KENNETH HOWE FUNERAL
HOME, 64 Maple St., East Aurora. Friends are invited to attend a
funeral service Saturday from the Lancaster Community Baptist Church,
526 Ransom Rd., Lancaster,…
invited to bring a written memory or favorite photo for the family's
memory book. All are invited to attend Alex's Divine Liturgy, Monday
10:00am at the Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Epiphany, 220 Carter
Street. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,
memorial donations may be made to The Shriner's Hospital for Children,
12502 Pine Drive, Tampa, Florida 33612 or Plast. PAUL W. HARRIS FUNERAL
HOME 570 Kings Highway So. 544-2041
- Dennis C. Of Lackawanna, entered into rest September 18, 2008.
Beloved father of Ammie (Kevin) Hourihan, Charles, Melissa, Keri and
the late Crystal Endich; cherished grandfather of two grandchildren;
dear brother of Jack (Madge) Coburn; also survived by relatives and
friends. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME
(Southtowns Chapel), 3060 Abbott Rd. near Lake Ave. on Saturday from
2-7 PM, funeral service immediately following. Flowers gratefully
declined. Contributions may be…
Barbara J. (Wilson) Irondequoit: Tuesday, September 9, 2008. On
SATURDAY, please join her family at St. Ann's Home Chapel (1500
Portland Ave. Irondequoit) for her Memorial Mass at 11 AM. Private
inurnment, Irondequoit Cemetery. PROFETTA FUNERAL CHAPEL
be present on Saturday and Sunday 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 Monday at 8:45 AM
followed by a Mass of Christian Burial Celebrated from St.
Joseph-University Church, 3269 Main Street, Buffalo at 9:30 AM. Friends
invited. Online guest register at,
Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton Monday 10 A.M.
Entombment Moravian Cemetery. Friends will be received Saturday 7-9
P.M. and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon
Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned & Operated Staten Island's
only member of the International Order of the
- Emily D. and George J. June 18, 2008 and August 22, 2008, formerly of
Williamsville, NY in Phoenix, AZ, survived by son George Jr. (late
Grace), daughters Marcia Foley (Richard) and Claudia Adamson (Tom); 13
grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews; sister
of Frances Bernal of Orchard Park, NY. Funeral Mass will be celebrated
on Friday, September 19 at 10:45 AM at S.S. Peter and Paul Church,
Williamsville. Burial in S.S. Peter and Paul Mausoleum. Emily was an
avid gardener and…
Margaretta R. Webster: Died on September 16, 2008 at age 91.
Predeceased by her husband, John Forbes; brother, Melvin Morgan;
sister, Elizabeth Hutchinson; nephew, Melvin Morgan, Jr. Survived by
her special nieces, Isabelle (Ion) Walker &Beverly Warner; nieces
&nephews, Barbara (Charles) Fass, Elaine (Bruce) Stephens, Bruce
(Jean) Morgan, James Morgan. Her Funeral Service will be held 10 AM
Monday at PAYNE & MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 1040 Rt. 31, Macedon. Burial
at Oakridge Cemetery, Lima.…
Frank S. Kovarik died peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 16th, at Ellis Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
Calif. -- Elaine Rock Franklin, 45, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at her
home in LaHonda, from complications of diabetes, a disease she
struggled with for many years., She was born in Plattsburgh, N.Y.,
Sept. 17, 1962, the daughter of Vernon and Helen (Welch) Rock.,
Survivors include her two sons, Ryan C. Murdoch, stationed in Japan
with the U.S. Air Force and David T. Rock of LaHonda, Calif.; her
parents, Vernon and Helen Rock of Chazy Lake, N.Y., and Ocala, Fla.; a
sister, Linda Buxton, of Ocala,…
call Sunday 1-3 P.M. at Vay-Schleich &Meeson Funeral Home, 1075
Long Pond Road. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated, Monday, 11 A.M. at
St. Charles Borromeo Church, 3003 Dewey Avenue. Interment in Holy
Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to
St. Charles Borromeo Church in her memory. For more information, or to
sign Mary's online guestbook, please visit: .
"Tony" Gioia passed away September 17, 2008, after a long illness. Born
August 8, 1917 in Lockport he was the son of the late Luigi and Eva
(Barone) Gioia.Tony served in the US Army Air Corps from 1943 to 1945
during WW II in the 5th Bombardier Group as a Pilot and Flight
Engineer. While in service he earned the American Service Medal, Air
Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. Tony
was a member of the 380th Bomb Group attending ten of their reunions.
He was a…
Philip M. Rochester: Passed away on September 12, 2008. Phil is
predeceased by his loving wife Theresa R. (LaCava) Gray; brother
Michael & sister Mary. Phil is survived by his adoring children,
Carol Ann (Roger "Buz") Cox & John (Deborah) Gray; grandchildren,
Betsy (Joshua) Murray, Lauren (Kevin) Moravec and Ashley Gray;
great-grandchild Leah Murray; several nieces , nephews and many dear
friends. Phil was a United States Army Veteran of World War II, and a
Past Commander of the…
W. Greenwald, Jr., of Barker, NY, entered into rest Wednesday,
September 17, 2008 in DeGraff Memorial Hospital. Harold was born in the
Town of Newfane, NY, June 21, 1939, the son of the late Harold W.
Greenwald, Sr. and Laura Arndt Greenwald. He married Jo Ann Newton June
27, 1959 in Hartland, NY. He had lived in the Village of Barker most of
his life. Harold worked for Niagara County Sheriffs as a Sergeant in
the Correctional Facility for 22 years, retiring in 2006.He was a
member of Hess Road…
Scott Roe 44, of Wellsboro, died Wednesday, September 17, 2008, at the
Soldiers &Sailors Memorial Hospital. Born July 15, 1964 in
Blossburg, Scott was the son of Robert and Edith Highley. Scott is
survived by his mother, Edith Hackett, Wellsboro, PA; his wife, Terri
Mitchell, Wellsboro, PA; siblings, Charles (Marolyn) Hackett,
Horseheads, NY, Connie Marsh, Cayuta, NY, Karl Hackett, Wellsboro, PA,
and Sharon (Lyle) Brothers, Elmira Heights, NY. Scott was also a great
uncle to all his nieces and…
A. HAMM, 24, of Cold Brook Road, Vermontville, N.Y., died Wednesday,
Sept. 17, 2008., hours are tentatively set to take place at the
Fortune-Keough Funeral Home Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9
p.m.� A graveside service is tentatively set to take place at 11
a.m. Saturday at Union Cemetery in Vermontville, with the Rev. David
Drake officiating.� � , Friends wishing to remember Daniel A.
Hamm may send online condolences to the family at
Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton. Saturday 8:45 A.M.
Religious Service Eltingville Lutheran Church 9:30 A.M. Interment Ocean
View Cemetery. Friends will be received Thursday 7-9 P.M. Friday 2-4
and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Eltingville Lutheran
Quilters and Crafters would be appreciated. K. Terrance McGinley,
Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned & Operated
Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the

. Arrangements by The F.E. BROWN SONS FUNERAL HOME.,
- Albert Of Ceektowaga, entered into rest September 16, 2008. Beloved
husband of the late Eileen (nee Lehner) Hartwig; devoted father of
Kathy (Roger) Bond, Arlene (James) Yergan, Carol Yergan and Robert
(Jean) Hartwig; cherished grandfather of 16 grandchildren and 30
great-grandchildren; also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and
friends. A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday morning at 10:30
oclock at St. Johns Cemetery in Elma. Arrangements by the LOMBARDO
FUNERAL HOME (Southtowns…
DC - Dr. Harold A. Age 76, formerly of Grand Island, NY, died Sept. 12,
2008. He retired to Florida after 54 years in Chiropractic practice.
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HAWKINS, Rodney -9/19/06. Two years ago today we lost you. We miss you very much. Rest in peace. Love Always, MARLENE &KIDS,
Edward R. "Bob" Irondequoit: Sunday, September 14, 2008, at age 72. Ed
is survived by his loving wife, Sandra; 3 sons, Robert, Richard and
Joseph; brother, Bruce (Kathy) Hayflinger; sister, Phyllis Sorrenti;
grandchildren, Kayla and Kelly; nieces, Mary, Mona, Becky, Patricia,
Tyne; nephews, Joseph and Courtney; several grandnieces and nephews;
and life-long friend, Ron Kulp. Ed was a United States Navy Veteran and
a retiree of the Rochester Police Dept., where he served as an Officer…
Marie Holly of Endicott, New York Doris Marie Holly, 82, of Endicott,
died Sunday, September 14, 2008, in her home. She was predeceased by
her mother and father, Frances R. and Harold F. Holly; two sisters,
Anita M. Patton and Evelyn J. Pullano. Doris is survived by her
nephews, David H. Patton (Susan), Charlottesville, Virginia,
Christopher R. Pullano (Ellen), Apalachin, New York, Dale R. Pullano
(Ann Marie), Denver, Colorado; and one niece, Cynthia A. Challis,
Richmond, Virginia. The family extends…
- Daria (Hura)September 18, 2008 of Orchard Park, NY; beloved wife of
Andrew; daughter of the late Theodore and Maria Hura; predeceased by
one sister in Poland. Services from THE COLONIAL MEMORIAL CHAPELS,
INC., 3003 South Park Ave., Lackawanna, NY Saturday morning at 9:45 and
from St. Nicholas Ukrainian Church at 10:30. Visitation Friday 2-4 and
6-8 PM with Panakhyda at 2:15 PM.,
friends are invited to call Saturday, September 20, 2008, from 8:30
a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Panykhda will
be held at 9:30 a.m. followed by the Divine Liturgy at St. Nicholas
Ukrainian Catholic Church with Fr. Vasili Godenciuc as celebrant.
Interment will follow in St. Nicholas Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,
memorial contributions can be made to the Food Bank of Southern Tier at
945 County Rte#64, Elmira, NY 14903, or St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic
Church at 410 E.…
be held Saturday, 10:30 a.m. at the Leon Pucedo Funeral Home, Inc.,
1905 Watson Blvd., Endicott, with the V. Rev. Michael Kleban, Pastor of
her church, officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery,
Endwell. The family will receive friends at the Pucedo Funeral Home,
Friday from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. The V. Rev. Michael Kleban will hold a
Panachida Service Friday, 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of
flowers, expressions of sympathy in memory of Mrs. Hyzen may be made to
St. Mary's…
Edward Wallin, Sr., 78, passed away early Sunday morning (Sept. 14,
2008) at his daughter’s residence in Madisonville, La. “He was a friend
to all he met; a person of whom it was an honor to know.” Wallin was a
retired insurance agent, a native of Hornell, a resident of Baton
Rouge, La., as well as a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a member of
Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He
is survived by three daughters, Mary Lenore Milla and husband, David;
K. Brundage, 67, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday
(Sept. 12, 2008) at Buffalo VA Hospital. Mr. Brundage was born June 20,
1941 in Wellsville to Ormond “Nick” and Bernice Marie (Walden)
Brundage. He served in the U.S. Army from 1962-64. On Sept. 4, 1965 in
Andover, he married Donna L. Freeland, who survives. Jim worked as a
machinist for Vander Horst in Olean for 20 years. Later, he worked for
Morrison & Knudsen in Hornell for eight years until his retirement
in 2003. In…
Lee James of Endicott Surrounded by loved ones at home, the spirit of
Freddie Lee James of Endicott was released to his heavenly mansion
early Sunday, September 14, after a long-suffering stance against
prostate cancer. He was predeceased by his mother, Sarah Kilpatrick
James; and by brothers, Rumell and Herbert James, all of Tallahassee,
Florida. Fred was born there in 1938 and often recalled the simplistic
joy and love of his extended family household on the beautiful farmland
of his youth in Leon…
NY Robert W. Johnston, 88, of West Street, Marlboro, NY, died Monday,
September 15, 2008 in the St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh, NY.
Born in Marlboro, NY on January 16, 1920, he was the son of the late
Frank N. and Olive B. Stevens Johnston. Mr. Johnston was married to
Beatrice Thorne Johnston for 62 years. Mr. Johnston was a lifelong
Marlboro resident. He was a Senior Engineer Lab Technician Specialist,
employed by IBM, Fishkill. He was an Army Air Corp. Veteran serving his
Jordan of Graniteville on September 13, 2008. Wife of Mitchell H.
Jordan. Daughter of the late Norman and Mary Solomon. Mother of Shahron
and Kayoko Jordan. Sister of Norman and Betty Solomon, Lulu Mae Grimes,
Mary Hunter, Marie Harden, Rachel Brown and Nancy Thomas. Also survived
by three grandchildren. Funeral Service Thursday 7 P.M. and Friday 12
Noon. Private cremation Rosehill Crematory. Viewing Thursday at
Scamardella Funeral Home, 332 Broadway, West Brighton, 5-7 P.M. and
Friday at Scamardella…
Amoroso, age 93, formerly of Bath, NY, died at home on September 17,
2008 in Honeoye Falls, NY. He was born in Brooklyn, NY to Joseph and
Angela Amoroso on October 24, 1914. Joseph resided in Bath for many
years, while here he was a member of the Bath Elks Lodge, and former
member of St. Mary’s Church. He was also an Army Veteran, serving his
country in WWII, he was later employed at the Bath Veterans
Administration Medical Center where he retired in the late 1970’s.
Joseph will be remembered as…
Joseph F. Campione, 86, of Crum Creek Road, entered into eternal rest
peacefully on Friday, September 12, 2008, at his home. He was born on
January 17, 1922, in Mindenville, son of the late Charles and Giovanni
(Marchese) Campione. On April 25, 1942, he was joined in marriage with
Hazel Young. He was a self-employed operator-owner truck driver for
over 43 years. He was an avid hunter, loved fishing and took tremendous
pride in his gardening. Survivors include his beloved family, his sons,
James and his…
be held from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, September 20, at Brooks Funeral
Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A service will be held from 4-6 p.m.
following visitation in the funeral home. Cremation will take place in
Cedar Hill Crematory, Newburgh. To send a personal condolence or for
directions to the funeral home, please visit, or call
include her husband Frank H. Jurgens; son Frank C. Jurgens; six
grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial
will be held at Epiphany Cathedral on Friday, September 19th at 1 PM.
Burial will follow at Venice Memorial Gardens. Memorial Donations can
be made to your local March of Dimes. FARLEY FUNERAL HOME, Venice
Chapel is in charge of arrangements.,
Rose & Kinsella, James R. Sr. Webster: September 15, 2008. Died
suddenly. God rest their souls. Loving you always, Jimmy and Mary
- Elizabeth (nee Brodie)September 16, 2008; age 85; Dearest mother of
Sharon (Frank) Gizzo and Ronald (Theresa) DiMaria; loving grandmother
of Frank (Paula) Gizzo, Roxane (Joseph) Gugino, Stacie (Anthony)
Gugino, George DiMaria, and 3 great grandchildren. The Family will be
present on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Delaware Chapel) AMIGONE
FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1132 Delaware Ave. (near W. Ferry) where Funeral
Services will be held on Saturday at 8:45 AM, and a Mass of Christian
Burial celebrated…
- Theresa R. Of Williamsville, entered into rest September 15, 2008.
Loving daughter of the late August J. and Regina (nee Kozlowski) Kurek;
dear sister of Helen (William) Troy, Regina (late Paul) Faylor and the
late Leonard (Lorraine) Kurek; cherished aunt of ten nieces, nephews
and fifteen great-nieces and nephews; also survived by relatives and
friends. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME
(Northtowns Chapel), 885 Niagara Falls Blvd. near Eggert/Sheridan Dr.
on Thursday and…
Jervis, NY Dona M. Jacobs Kurtz, age 61, late of Port Jervis, NY,
passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at Bon Secours Community
Hospital, Port Jervis. She was born in Sparrowbush, NY on November 5,
1946, the daughter of the late Daniel and Esther DeGroat Jacobs. Dona
was an assembler for Kolmar Labs in Port Jervis. A family statement
reads: "Dona was a beloved sister, mother, grandmother, and friend to
all who knew her. Dona enjoyed hunting, fishing, and the outdoors. She
loved to sew,…
L. “Jake” Strong, 97, of 2887 Sheridan Avenue, passed away Friday in
the Wellsville Manor Care Center following a long illness. She was born
Sept. 28, 1910, in Wellsville, the daughter of Herman and Maude wheeler
Lehman. A lifelong resident of Wellsville, she was married to Fred
Strong, who predeceased her in 1959. She attended school in Andover and
was later employed in the Andover Silk Mills. She had retired from the
office of Worthington Turbine, now Dresser-Rand in Wellsville. She was

Dawn LaMantia, 51, of Niagara Falls, died unexpectedly Wednesday,
September 17, 2008. She was the daughter of the late Lois Holland. Lisa
was an avid fan of the Klear Band. She loved her cats and her
motorcycle and dirt bike. She enjoyed reading. She loved her nieces and
nephews.Wife of John J. LaMantia, she is also survived by several
brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.The family will receive friends
from 2-4 and 7-9 PM Friday in the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo
Avenue, where funeral…
Carrie M. "Kay" (Palermo) Brighton: Sept. 17, 2008, age 87. Predeceased
by her husband Henry. Survived by her son Gary (fiancée Cindy);
grandsons, Michael &Matthew; brothers and sisters, Joseph Palermo,
Julie Piedici, Josephine Townley, Angela Palermo, Jean Polizzi, Thomas
(Loretta) Palermo; sisters-in-law, Helen Palermo, Edith Rosso, and
Margaret LaPorta; many nieces, nephews. Calling, FRIDAY 4-8 at the
Falvo Funeral Home, Inc., 1395 N. Goodman St. Funeral SATURDAY 10 AM in
Patrick J. "PJ" Age 48, died very unexpectedly Wednesday, September 17,
2008. PJ was born October 5, 1959, a son of Kay Atkinson LaVelle and
the late Lawrence J. LaVelle. In addition to his father he is
predeceased by his mother-in-law Ann M. O'Neil, aunt Mary Marr, and
grandparents. Along with his mother PJ is survived by his loving wife,
and best friend, Susan Gush LaVelle; daughter Taylor Ann LaVelle;
brothers and sister-in-law, Joseph M. and Susan LaVelle of Wellsburg,
Jeffrey W.…
away at his home in Scottsdale, AZ, July 24th at the age of 69. John
was a lifelong marketer and fund raiser who served as a Marine then
becoming a local business superstar with Buff Jaycee's founding The
Dunlop Pro-Am and He moved to,
NY Jack Liberta, age 85, of Clintondale, died Wednesday, September 17,
2008 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, NY. Mr. Liberta
was born December 11, 1922 in Brooklyn, NY, the son of the late Saverio
and the late Carmela (Napoleone) Liberta. Jack was a member of St.
Charles Borromeo Church, Gardiner, NY and the New Paltz/Gardiner Senior
Citizen. He retired from SUNY at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY in 1990. He
is survived by one sister, Theresa Avellino of Brooklyn, NY; one
Ruth L. (Greene) Geneseo: August 17, 2008 at age 101 years. Memorial
Services will be held Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at St. Michael's
Episcopal Church in Geneseo. Interment, Temple Hill Cemetery. For more
information, please go to:
L. “Jake” Strong, 97, of 2887 Sheridan Avenue, passed away Friday in
the Wellsville Manor Care Center following a long illness. She was born
Sept. 28, 1910, in Wellsville, the daughter of Herman and Maude wheeler
Lehman. A lifelong resident of Wellsville, she was married to Fred
Strong, who predeceased her in 1959. She attended school in Andover and
was later employed in the Andover Silk Mills. She had retired from the
office of Worthington Turbine, now Dresser-Rand in Wellsville. She was
NY Alfred J. Long of Marlboro, NY, owner of Al the Painter, entered
into rest September 17, 2008 at Vassar Hospital. He was 57. Son of the
late Joseph & Mildred Esposito Long, he was born November 25, 1950
in the Bronx, NY. Survivors include his loving wife and soulmate, Randy
Bramley Long of Marlboro; children, Nikki Long and her fiancée, Rick
Gonzalez of New Jersey, Robin Long of the Bronx, April Lucas and her
husband, Michael of Boston, Kristie Cernuto and Alfred J. Cernuto, both
of the…
- Eugenie E. (nee Sauerhofer)Of Depew, NY, September 17, 2008; beloved
wife of Thomas J. Sr.; loving mother of Harry (Jennifer), Thomas J. Jr.
(Peggy), Michael G. (Mary), Veronica (David) Rabb and Eugenia Lyons;
grandmother of Jessica, Thomas III, Michael, Johnny, Jennifer, Miranda
and Brooke; great-grandmother of Jacob. Funeral from the funeral home
of WENDEL &LOECHER, INC., 27 Aurora St., Lancaster, Saturday
morning at 8:45 and at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church, Depew
at 9:30. Family…
E. Doty, 93, of Main Street, passed away peacefully Sunday (Sept. 14,
2008) at the home of her son, Raymond Doty, in Portville. Margaret was
born Oct. 25, 1914 in Mifflinburg, Pa. to Charles and Grace (Furman)
Newbury. On Feb. 24, 1933 in Whitesville she married Francis C.
“Shorty” Doty, who predeceased her in May of 1988. She was also
predeceased by four brothers, William, Walter and Jesse Newbury and
Arthur Burd; four sisters, Florence Kramarik, Violet Buddinger, Alberta
Bartle and Winona…
Elizabeth Crooks, 87, passed away peacefully Friday (Sept. 12, 2008) at
the Steuben County Health Care Facility in Bath. Mary was born Nov. 22,
1920 in Sparta, a daughter of Albert and Catherine (Schmidt) Didas. She
was the widow of Heman H. Crooks; he predeceased her on July 28, 1988.
Mary was a self employed cleaner owning and operating her own cleaning
service in Dansville for many years. In addition to her parents and
husband, she was predeceased by her daughter, Carrie Button on May 29,
2008. Mary…
will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday, September 19, at the
Ralston-Lippincott-Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home, Inc., 72 W. Main
St. in Middletown, NY. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on
Saturday, September 20, at Our Lady of mt. Carmel R.C. church in
Middletown, NY. Burial will be private and held at the convenience of
the family. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the World
Wildlife Fund, 1250 Twenty-Fourth Street, N.W., P.O. Box 97180,
Washington, DC 20090-7180.…
- Angelo September 11, 2008, in Buffalo, NY, husband of Emma (Villa);
father of James (Tammy), Daniel (Tracy) Macaluso; brother of Sarah
(Norton) Case, Leo (Jenny) Macaluso and the late John Macaluso;
grandfather of Lydia and Lyana Macaluso. A Memorial Service will be
held on September 21, 2008 from 4-6 PM at Temple Beth Am, 4660 Sheridan
Dr., Williamsville, NY. Memorial donations to The Buffalo Church of
Christ, PO Box 2192, Williamsville, NY 14221. Flowers gratefully
declined. Arrangements by…
R. Tinkler, 92, formerly of State Route 5S, Little Falls (town of
Danube), and since October 2004 a resident of the St. Johnsville
Nursing Home, passed away Monday evening, September 15, 2008, at that
residence. She was born on February 18, 1916, in Ilion, the daughter of
the late Vincent and Magdalena (Heintz) Leonard. She was a graduate of
Ilion High School and attended the Albany School of Nursing. She was
united in marriage to her husband of 47 years, Reed E. Tinkler, on
February 5, 1935, at…
friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050
Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY, Saturday, September 20th, 2008, from
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and again from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral
and committal services will take place in the Webb Mills United
Methodist Church on Sunday, September 21st, 2008, at 1:30 p.m. Private
graveside services will be held at the conclusion of the funeral
services in the Webb Mills Cemetery. The Reverend Richard Elliott will
officiate. To honor Bob's…
Margaret B. Johnson Dunham of Gloversville went to be with her angels
on September 12, 2008. Her deceased angels are her husband Bruce H.
Dunham on January 8, 2001, her son Dale E. Dunham in September of 1976,
and her granddaughter Tara Marie Giardino on November 25, 1994. She was
born on September 1, 1941 the daughter of the late Everett and Helen
Johnson of Stratford. She was educated in Stratford schools. On
September 12, 1959, she married Bruce H. Dunham and moved to
Gloversville. Margaret retired…
Marion C. Argotsinger of Broadalbin, passed away on Wednesday,
September 17, 2008 after a short illness at Mountain Valley Hospice in
Gloversville, NY.

N.Y. -- Julia Hathaway Mason, 91, of Essex, joined her Lord Sept. 14,
2008, due to complications from shingles. She devoted her life to her
community, the families of Willsboro Central School, where she taught
for 42 years, and God. She was a faithful member of the Willsboro
Methodist Church., She was predeceased by her parents, Jessley and
Bretha Hathaway; her brothers, Harold and Donald Hathaway; her sister,
Marge; and brother-in-law, Gib Oliver., She is survived by her husband,
Lyle G. Mason of…
invited to a Mass of Christian Burial 9:15 A.M. Sat. at St. Rita's
Church, 1008 Maple Dr., Webster. Interment, West Webster Cemetery. Arr:
Willard H. Scott Funeral Home.
be both Saturday, September 20 and Sunday September 21, from 5-8 p.m.
at Millspaugh Funeral Home, 22 Bank St., Walden, NY. Services will be
private. Cremation will be in Cedar Hill Crematory in Newburgh, NY.
Donations may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, 800
Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550 or Equine Rescue of Pine Bush, NY
are preferred to floral arrangements. But, if you wish to send flowers,
send modest arrangements only, and please, no roses. Arrangements were
made by…
-- Helen E. "Betty" Merritt, 93, a resident of Meadowbrook Health Care
Center, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008., She was born on July 19, 1915,
in Dannemora, N.Y., the daughter of Hugh O'Neill and Grace Courneen.,
Mrs. Merritt received her RN degree from St. Peter's Hospital in
Albany, N.Y., and worked at several local hospitals in the Adirondack
region., She was a school nurse/teacher and dental hygienist in the
Dannemora School until her retirement. Mrs. Merritt lived most of…
Dominic T. -On this our 51st Wedding Anniversary. Dear Don, We were
young, so much in love and as we grew our love grew stronger. I miss
you, I love you with every breath I take. Thank you for being my
- Marion R. (nee Kristofek)Of Kenmore, September 17, 2008; wife of the
late James J. Moore Sr.; beloved mother of James J. Jr. (Geraldine P.),
Michael W. (Linda Freeman) and the late Bryant C. Moore; sister of
Albert Sonny Kristofek; also survived by two grandchildren, nieces and
nephews. friends may call at the D. LAWRENCE GINNANE FUNERAL HOME, 3215
Delaware Ave. Kenmore, Sunday 4-8 PM where funeral will be held Monday
at 8:45. Mass of Christian Burial from St. Pauls R.C. Church at 9:15
AM. Interment…
NY Ethel Marie Morgans enter into rest Wednesday, September 17, 2008.
Ethel was born November 15, 1926 in Liberty, NY and was the daughter of
the late Pierson and Pluma Heidt Morgans. Ethel was a retired
elementary teacher in the Ellenville School District. She was a member
of The Ellenville Reformed Church, a past member of the AARP in
Grahamsville. The Ellenville First Aid and Rescue Squad Auxiliary, the
Fourth of July Committee, the Golden Age Seniors and the Ulster Heights
Rod and Gun Club…
take place today, Friday September 19, from 7-9 p.m. at Ramsay's
Funeral Home, 3534 State Rt 55, Kauneonga Lake, NY. Funeral services
will be held on Saturday, September 20, at the Mongaup Valley United
Methodist Church at 11 a.m. with Revs. Roy Shaffer and Randy Yerks
officiating. Burial will be in Van Keuren Cemetery, Swan Lake, NY.
Funeral arrangements are by Ramsay's Funeral Homes, Inc., Kauneonga
Lake, NY.
invited to call from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday morning, Sept. 22, 2008,
at Clark, Winter & Courtney Funeral Home, 25 Townsend St., Walton.
A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11 a.m. at St. John the
Baptist Church, 17-25 Benton Ave., Walton. Interment will be in Walton
Cemetery. Condolences may be made online by visiting our website at
NASSOIY, Lynn (Barnes)- A special person, a classy lady, a deep void. Always in our hearts. RICH, FAMILY AND FRIENDS,
NEWARK, Clyde K. -Passed away one year ago today. You are with me everyday in heart and mind.YOUR LOVING WIFE, LUCY XOXO,
- Shirley J. (Battleson)September 18, 2008, of Lackawanna, NY, beloved
wife of the late Henry J.; dearest mother of Joseph (Lynn), Karen and
Marie (Paul) Augello; loving grandmother of Aaron, Lindsey and Joshua;
sister of Bertha (Rich) Niziol and the late Edward (late Peg), Irene
(late Dick) Schiener, John (late Evelyn) and Everett Jr. (Mary); also
survived by nieces, nephews and friends. Services from THE COLONIAL
MEMORIAL CHAPELS INC., 3003 South Park Ave., Lackawanna, NY Saturday at
8:30 AM and…
(Giovinazzo) O'Connor of Binghamton Yolanda (Giovinazzo) O'Connor, 76,
passed away on Monday, September 15, 2008, at Our Lady of Lourdes
Hospital. She was predeceased by her parents, Michael and Anna
Giovinazzo; her daughter, Rita Annette O'Connor; sister, Dorothy
Belcher; brothers, Peter and Michael Giovinazzo. She is survived by her
husband of 53 years, Joseph O'Connor, Binghamton; daughter, Cecilia
Menhennette, Owego, N.Y.; two sons, Joseph Peter O'Connor, Ann Arbor,
J. Pascone of Johnson City Louis J. Pascone, 94, of Johnson City, died
on Tuesday, September 16, 2008, at the James G. Johnston Nursing Home.
He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Elizabeth Pascone. He is
survived by his daughters and son-in-law, Kathleen Garruto, Johnson
City, Mary and Vincent Funigiello, Buffalo, N.Y.; son and
daughter-in-law, John and Cathy Pascone, North Carolina; grandchildren,
Anthony and Elizabeth Funigiello, Jeff and Jamie Funigiello, James
Pascone and Alesia Keller,…
call Friday (Today) 4-8 PM at the Vay-Schleich &Meeson Funeral Home
1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday 10:00
AM at St. Lawrence Church, 1000 North Greece Road. Private Interment,
St. Columban's Cemetery, Cornwall, Ontario. In lieu of flowers,
contributions may be made to the Mercy Prayer Center, 65 Highland Ave,
14620 or in his memory. For more information or to sign
Lloyd's guestbook, please visit
E. Peris of Vestal Funeral Services for Richard E. Peris will be held
Friday, September 19, at 9:15 a.m. at the Sedlock Funeral Home, Inc.,
161 Clinton St., and at 10 a.m. at Our lady of Good Counsel Church
where a Funeral Mass will be offered. Burial will be in Vestal Hills
Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the Sedlock Funeral
Home from 4 - 8 p.m., Thursday. The family requests that those wishing
make memorial contributions in his name to the Leukemia and Lymphoma

call Saturday 3-7 PM at the C.B Beach &Son Mortuary, Inc. Corner of
Rts. 33 &77, Corfu, NY. Services from mortuary on Monday at 11 AM.
In recognition of his 30 years commitment and involvement with AA,
memorials are suggested to any Alcoholics Anonymous.
- Mary B. (Blake) Of South Buffalo, Thunder Bay, Ontario and Indian
Shores, FL. September 18, 2008. Wife of the late William E.
Pongo.Mother of Mary K. Del Nagro, William M. and James J. Pongo.
Grandmother of Matthew B. Del Nagro. Visitation Sunday 4-8 p.m. at THE
Lackawanna (824-4000) where services will be held Monday at 10:45 a.m.
and at St. Martin of Tours R.C. Church at 11:15 a.m. Burial to follow
at Holy Cross Cemetery.Mrs. Pongo was…
E. Allen, age 79 of River Rd. South Corning, passed away Wednesday
September 17 at his home. Richard was born in Detroit Michigan to
Horace Hobson and Ann Tiedeman Allen. Richard married Shirley Force,
she passed away in Jan. of 1994. He was a heavy highway carpenter, and
was once self employed. He enjoyed scrapping, and liked being around
all his friends and family. He was a highly decorated Korean vet, as a
parachutist. Richard’s whole world revolved around his sweetheart
Shirley He was devoted…
Vernon O. "Spike" Age 90, of Columbia Cross Roads passed away Thursday,
September 18, 2008, at home. Funeral arrangements will be announced by
the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. 110 West Main Street,
Troy, PA.
Gary A. Hilton: September 15, 2008. Gary Rodwell, 67. He is survived by
his beloved wife Alice (Haus) Rodwell; sisters- in -law, Sally (Mark)
Herington and Betty Rodwell; brother- in- law, Arthur ( Sandra) Haus;
mother- in- law, Jean House; nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews,
special cousins and friends. No formal services will be held. Those
wishing may contributed to Interlakes OnCology, 156 West Ave.,
Brockport, 14420 in Gary's memory. Thomas E Burger Funeral Home Inc
M. Rood, Sr. of Hallstead, Pa. Jack M. Rood, Sr., 76, of Hallstead,
Pa., passed away September 18, 2008 in Montrose, Pa. Funeral
arrangements will be published at a later date.
be held Monday at 1:00 p.m. at the Wm. R. Chase &Son Funeral Home,
737 Chenango St., Port Dickinson, with William Schock officiating.
Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park. Friends may call at the
funeral home Sunday from 2-4 p.m.
, friends &coworkers. Memorial services held 9/24/08 at Riverview Community Church, Kent WA.,
- Ruth E. September 16, 2008, of West Seneca, NY, daughter of the late
Harry and Julia (nee Doster) Sager; sister of Walter (late Gloria),
Albert (Mary), Caroline (Eugene) Low, Marie (late John) Ramey, Erma
(John) Fitzpatrick, David (Diane) and the late Grace (late Clarence)
Dust; also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and
great-nephews. No prior visitation. Relatives and friends are invited
to a funeral service from St. Johns Lutheran Church, 3512 Clinton St.,
West Seneca Saturday…
Sara M. Born, age 86, of Gloversville, died unexpectedly on Tuesday,
September 16, 2008 in the emergency room at St. Peter’s Hospital,
Albany, with her son at her side.
Scarano of Vestal Funeral Services for Micael Scarano will be held
Friday at 11 a.m. from the Coleman and Daniels Funeral Home, Inc., 300
E. Main Street, Endicott. The Rev. Ronald Roehr will officiate. Burial
will be in Riverhurst Cemetery, Endwell. The family will receive
friends at the funeral home Thursday from 5-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers,
contributions may be made in his memory to Lourdes Hospice, 4102 Old
Vestal Rd., Vestal; or to the Vestal Volunteer Emergency Squad, 324
Myrtle St., Vestal.
friends in Las Vegas, NV, formerly of Grand Island, NY, went home to
the Lord after a lengthy illness. Devoted husband of Susan (Bates)
Scheublein; beloved father of Jody (William) DiFranco, Amy (fiance
Rick) Scheublein and Sarah (fiance Daniel) Scheublein; brother of Linda
(Charles) Gaiser; loving step-father of Brenda (Thiel) Lorenz, Adam
Thiel, Erik (Linda) Hahn and Marlies (fiance Tomas) Hahn; grandfather
of five grandchildren; predeceased by his first wife Sandra (Genco)
Scheublein, his parents…
and friends are invited to a Graveside Service on Saturday, September 20, 2008, at 1 p.m. in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
- Regina Jean (nee Nowicki)September 16, 2008; wife of the late Joseph
J. Schuder; dear mother of Charles (Rebecca), Joseph J., II and Daniel
(Sharon) Schuder; sister of Sr. Miriam Joseph, OSF and the late Frank
(Katherine) and Joseph (late Clara) Nowicki; also survived by six
grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Friends may call Friday 4-8
PM at the VANDERCHER &DICK FUNERAL HOME, 2549 Main St. Prayers
Saturday at 9:15 AM and in Blessed Trinity Church at 10 AM. In lieu of
flowers memorials…

SCOTT, Cathie -Remembering you on your 45th Birthday. Thinking of you
always. We miss and love you.ZACK, ALLIE, LIZ, MARIE, MATT, NICK, CARL,
"Sharky" Serrapica. Devoted husband of the late Josephine (nee
Randone). Beloved father of Joann Palladino and Henry Serrapica. Loving
grandfather and great-grandfather and dear brother. Mass Visitation
Church 10 A.M. Saturday. IN REPOSE RACCUGLIA & SON 321-323 Court
Street, Bklyn 718-855-7737
call on Sunday from 4-8 PM at the OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, LASALLE
funeral service will be held on Monday, September 22nd at 11:30 AM with
Rev. Dr. William Nelson-Loefke officiating. Interment in White Chapel
Memorial Park, Amherst, NY. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired,
memorial offerings may be made to Fairchild Manor, 765 Fairchild Place,
Lewiston, NY 14092 or Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY
family may gather for a time of remembrance on Saturday, September
20th, 9-11 AM at Joe's sister's restaurant WhatchaGotCookin?, 6 North
Main St., Fairport Village. Memorial contributions in Joe's name can be
made to the Rochester-Finger Lakes Eye & Tissue Bank, 524 White
Spruce Blvd., Rochester, NY 14623. ALVAH HALLORAN &SON
A. Sherwood of Endwell Barbara A. Sherwood, 87, of Endwell, died at Our
Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Tuesday, September 16, 2008. She was
predeceased by her husband, Hugh "Mac" Sherwood in March; and a niece,
Kathleen Jones. She is survived by a sister, Bernice Jones, Endwell;
sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Mary Jane and David Griscom, Florida;
a nephew, Rodger Jones, Somerville, Mass.; two great nieces, Stacey and
Aimee Bederka. She was a member of Northminster Presbyterian Church,…
K. Clark 74 of 25 Dogwood St., formerly of Waverly and Hammondsport,
passed away Tuesday September 16, 2008 at the Ira Davenport Mem.
Hospital. She was born November 30, 1933 in Sayre, PA, the daughter of
Lewis and Freda King Sager. Shirley had been employed at Grant’s in
Bath, Gold Seal Winery and Attorney Peter Baker in Hammondsport, and
was a member of the Hammondsport Legion Auxiliary. Surviving are her
husband Lloyd R. Clark, daughter Stacey L. Clark of Prattsburgh,
granddaughters Lyndsey…
wishing may contribute to the Maplewood Rose Garden in his memory. Farrell-Ryan Funeral Home
call Friday 5-8 PM at the DREIER-GILTNER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1717
Portland Avenue (at corner of Portland and Ridge Road East). A Funeral
Mass will be celebrated Saturday 10 AM at St. Cecilia's Church.
Interment, White Haven Memorial Park. Contributions can be made to
Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester, 840 University Avenue, Rochester,
NY 14607.
CHAZY -- Susan A. Smart, 62, of Divine Acres, died Tuesday, Sept. 16,
2008, at CVPH Medical Center., She was born in Plattsburgh on Feb. 28,
1946, the daughter of Joseph and Pauline (Tobin) Reif., Susan married
Frank Smart on July 8, 1967, at St. Joseph's Church in Dannemora,
celebrating 41 years of marriage., She worked at Clinton Correctional
Facility for 37 years, retiring in 2001 as a transcribing secretary.
Susan loved spending time with her grandchildren, cooking, baking,
sewing and quilting.…
B. Snyder of Rosebank on September 17, 2008. Beloved husband of Marion
Snyder (nee Port). Loving father of Victoria Synder-Orleman. Adored son
of Olga Altman. Dear brother of Nancy Felong, Doris Hansen, Linda
Grecco, Raymond George, Richard and Frederick Snyder. Fond
father-in-law of James Orleman. Devoted son-in-law of Dorothy Conway.
Cherished grand-father of James and Faith Orleman. Also survived by
many nieces and nephews. Funeral Service at Dongan Hills Virginia
Funeral Chapel, 1707 Hylan Blvd.…
friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St.
at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Friday, September 19th, from 1 to 3 and
6 to 8 p.m. Her funeral service will be held there on Saturday,
September 20th, at 10 a.m. Rev. William Wells will officiate. Committal
prayers and interment will follow in St. Peter &Paul's Cemetery.
- Thaddeus E. RockySeptember 18, 2008, beloved husband of Mary Ann
(Daumen); devoted father of Robert (Maureen), Gary (Lena), late David
and late Thomas Sroka, Mark Faltisko and Mary (Jim) Vetter; brother of
Lorraine Pytlak; also survived by seven grandchildren. Family will be
present Saturday and Sunday from 4-8 PM at the PIETSZAK FUNERAL HOME,
2400 William St. (near Harlem) where services will be held Monday at 9
AM and at St. Katharine Drexel Parish at 9:30 AM. Rocky was a member of
the Pvt.…
be held at the J.F. Rice Funeral Home, Inc., 150 Main St., Johnson
City, Monday at 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. at St. James Church where a
Funeral Mass will be offered. Burial will be in Slovak Catholic
Cemetery, Binghamton. The family will receive friends at the funeral
home Sunday afternoon from 2 to 5 p.m. Those wishing may make memorial
contributions to St. James Church Memorial Fund, 147 Main St., Johnson
City, N.Y. 13790 in Albert Frank Stank's memory.
Donna C. Age 86 of 116 East Eighth Street Elmira Heights, NY passed
away on Monday September 15, 2008 at home surrounded by her loving
family. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral
Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Friday September 19, 2008
from 5-8 PM. Mrs. Stanton's Funeral Services will be held at the
Funeral Home on Saturday September 20, 2008 at 10 AM with Father
William C. Lutz officiating. Interment in Chemung Cemetery in Chemung,
NY. The family will…
Hanley Funeral Home, 60 New Dorp Lane, Saturday 9 A.M. Mass New Dorp
Moravian Church 10 A.M. Interment to follow at New Dorp Moravian
Cemetery. Visiting 2-4, 7-9 P.M. Friday. Hanley Funeral Home, Inc
Family Owned and Operated
N.Y. -- Samuel S. Stevens III was born
in� Troy,� N.Y.,� to Louise Betts and Samuel S. Stevens
II on Nov. 4, 1928., He died on Sept. 2, 2008, in Plano, Texas, and is
survived by his wife, Nancy S. Stevens; and his children, Samuel S.
Stevens IV and wife, Beth, Aurora, Colo., and Susan S. Winterlind and
husband, Fredrik, Parker, Colo.; sister, Sara S. Booth and husband,
Christopher, Plattsburgh, N.Y., Barbara B. Edwards of Pittsford, N.Y.,
and Mary L. Stevens of…
K. (nee Semper) Stone, 93, entered into rest, peacefully on September
1, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Frank Joseph Stone.Dearest mother of
Karen Pease, Charles Stone and Audrey (Benjamin) Omilian; loving
grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; dear sister
of Ruth Hawkins and the late Franklin Semper; also survived by loving
nieces and nephews.There will be no prior visitation. A memorial
service will be held for family and friends on Monday, September 22,
2008 at 11:00 AM at…

Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton. Complete notice to
follow. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals
Locally Family Owned & Operated Staten Island's only member of the
International Order of the
-- Marie P. "Betty" Tatro, 70, of State Route 374, Dannemora, died
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington,
Vt., Born in Hinchinbrook, Quebec, Canada, on Oct. 7, 1937, she was the
daughter of, Napoleon and Jeanne-Siemonne (Pepin) Poirier. She was
adopted and raised by William and Marie Sampica., She was married to
Roland Tatro on June 23, 1967, in St. Patrick's Church, Chateaugay by
Monsignor Skelly., Mrs. Tatro was a communicant of St. Joseph's…
be held at the J.A. McCormack Sons Funeral Home, 141 Main Street,
Binghamton, Saturday at 9 a.m. and at 9:30 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul
Church, Vestal, where a Funeral Mass will be offered. Burial will be in
Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City. The family will receive friends at the
McCormack Funeral Home Friday from 5-7 p.m.
-- Thomas Terry Tyler, 75, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008. He was born
June 19, 1933, in Saranac Lake, N.Y., the son of Hugh and Vera
(Pinkman) Tyler., Tom was a member of the National American Legion and
the Westport Rescue Squad. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force
serving in the Korean Conflict. He enjoyed golfing with his friends and
was an avid outdoorsman enjoying hunting, fishing and walks and rides
on the Cedar Swamp Road. Most of all, he was a dedicated New York
Giants fan., He is…
will be held at Robert H. Auchmoody Funeral Homes, 1028 Main Street,
Fishkill, NY 12524 from 4-8 on Saturday and from 4-8 on Sunday. A Mass
of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary Mother of the Church
on Monday the 22nd at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow in Rose Hill
Memorial Park in Putnam County. Memorial Donations may be made to The
Samfund, a not-for-profit organization which supports cancer survivors
between the ages of 18-30. You may donate online at or by…
Kenneth Mason Garfield Heights, OH: Formerly of Williamson, NY. Died
unexpectedly on September 16, 2008 at age 63. Predeceased by his father
Mason and his beloved wife of 26 years, Sally. Survived by his mother
Viola Grace (Bickford); his children Victoria (Kevin) Brownell, Kenneth
Michael Vary, Thomas (Diane) O'Connor and James (Jennifer) O'Connor;
his sister Nancy (Al) Roberts; brother Roger (Sandee) and sister Sue
(Michael) Anderson; special friend Pauline Ruminski of Garfield
Heights, OH;…
H. Campbell, 58, passed away peacefully Thursday (Sept. 11, 2008) at
his home after a long illness. Walter was born Aug. 30, 1950 in Warsaw,
a son of Harold W. and Betty E. (LaComb) Campbell. He was a former
mechanic at the Waste Water Treatment Plant in Punta Gorda, Fla. He
married Janet Lemay on Jan. 22, 1994; she survives. In addition to his
parents, he was also predeceased by his dear pet, Corky. He was a past
member of the Eagles Club in Punta Gorda. He enjoyed watching
television, especially…
J. “Bill” Wright, 82, passed away unexpectedly Saturday (Sept. 13,
2008). He was born in Avoca Nov. 29, 1925, a son of the late Samuel
Grant and Hazel House Wright. On Oct. 25, 1954, he was married to
Gladys (Perrine) Wright, who survives. In his early years Bill was a
mechanic at several area garages including, Earl Snyder’s, Drew’s,
Pfeiffer’s and Richmond’s. He was a tool and die maker at Foster
Wheeler Energy Corp. in Dansville for over 25 years, retiring in 1986.
He had also worked…
France Wadsworth formerly of Binghamton Russell France Wadsworth, 90,
died Tuesday, September 16, 2008, at St. Agnes Hospital in Catonsville,
Md. Russell was a Binghamton area resident for over 50 years, and was
recently living in Ellicott City, Md., to be closer to his family. He
is predeceased by his beloved wife, Barbara Jane (Adams). He is
survived by two children, Charles E. Wadsworth and his wife, Jill,
Ellicott City, Md., and Jane L. Wadsworth and her husband, Patrick
Todd, Silver Spring,…
Funeral Home, 1289 Forest Ave, P.R., on Saturday, Sept. 20, 9:15 A.M.
Mass of Christian Burial Assumption R.C. Church 10 A.M. Interment
Fairview Cemetery. Friends will be received Thursday 7-9 P.M. Friday
2-4, 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Children's Aid
Society of Goodhue Center would be appreciated. Meislohn-Silvie Funeral
Home Family Owned
- Catherine A. (nee Donnelly)September 17, 2008, of Hamburg, NY, wife
of the late Richard Willcox; beloved mother of William (late Victoria)
Willcox, Susan Walters, Kathleen (Russell) Bradley, Richard (Rhonda)
WiIllcox, Carol (Michael) Mecca and Karen (Kevin) Jordan; dear
sister-in-law of Robert (Sumiko) Willcox and Janet (Tim Oberst) Wilcox;
also survived by 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Friends
received at the LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME INC., 4199 Lakeshore Rd.
(corner Camp Rd…
call Sunday 2-4 & 7-9PM at the Vay-Schleich &Meeson Funeral
Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Memorial Service will be held Monday
10:00 AM at Messiah Lutheran Church, 4301 Mt. Read Blvd. Interment,
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made
to the Hildebrandt Hospice or the American Lung Association in her
memory. For more information or to sign Clarene's guestbook, please
visit .
Zamiela, 82 of Niagara Falls, NY, died Sunday, September 14, 2008 at
Niagara Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, where he was a resident.
Born August 5, 1926 in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of the late
Walter and Dorothy (Stempien) Zamiela; and brother of the late Sophie
Cicco, Jean Cornacchia, Bruno, Casimer, Edwin, Joseph and Stanley
Zamiela. Ted attended local schools and worked at the Certainteed Co.
and Johnson Collision in maintenance.He is survived by his sister,
Charlotte Hubert of…
- Genevieve T. (nee Braitkrus)Of Elma, NY, September 15, 2008, beloved
wife of the late Joseph A. Zieziula; dearest mother of Joseph R.,
Sylvia (late Matthew) Lesniak, Robert (Katherine), Richard Zieziula,
Barbara (Dennis) Gorski and Rosemarie (James) Herr; fond grandmother of
10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; sister of the late Edwin
(late Mary) and John (late Frances) Braitkrus. Friends may call Friday
only 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the PAUL A. KLOC BLOSSOM CHAPELS INC., 4680
Clinton St.…
be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Her funeral
service will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Seamon-Wilsey Funeral
Home, Inc., corner of John and Lafayette Streets, Saugerties. Interment
will follow in the Katsbaan Cemetery.

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