Sunday, September 7, 2008

New York Obituaries 09/07/08


Alvie A. Mehlenbacher, 88, passed away peacefully Thursday (Sept. 4, 2008) at Highland Hospital, Rochester. Alvie was born Jan. 5, 1920 in the Town of Wayland, a son of Edwin and Bernice (Loveland) Mehlenbacher. Alvie married Theda Conrad on June 25, 1942; she predeceased on July 31, 2006. Alvie was a retired supervisor from the Gunlocke Chair Co. in Wayland after 28 1/2 dedicated years of service. In addition to his wife and parents, Alvie was also predeceased by a son, Dennis Mehlenbacher; a grandson,…

  • Almeida, Stephanie Lynn

    September 2, 2008 Stephanie Lynn Almeida, 28, of Syracuse, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday. Calling hours are 5 to 8 p.m. today at Carter Funeral Home, 1604 Grant Blvd., Syracuse. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday in Blessed Sacra-ment Church, 3127 James Street, Syracuse. To share a memory of Stephanie or to leave a message for her family, please visit Carter since 1950 Family Owned with Pride

    • Ancha Marusic

      Ancha Marusic, 99, formerly a resident of the Country Manor, and most recently of Valley Health Services, Herkimer passed away on Friday evening,  August 29, 2008 at that facility. She was born on November 26, 1908 in Mahonoy City, PA daughter of the late John and Anna (Petrucka) Marusic and educated in Little Falls schools.  She was last employed as a waitress in Washington, DC. She leaves her sister in law: Mildred Marusic of Herkimer; two nieces: Linda Smith of Mohawk and Nancy Johnson and husband…

      • Anderson, Gregory

        Anderson, Gregory Ontario: September 4, 2008. He is survived by his mother, Regina Anderson; loving friend, Mary Darcy; daughters, Amy (Don) Purdy and Lisa Beh; brothers, Al (Sharon) Anderson and Ted (Elaine) Grosser; sister, Gail Anderson; grandchildren, Anna and Claire Purdy, Jesse and Lacie Beh; nieces and nephews; dear friends, Shannon and Tim. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, September 11th at 5 PM at the Henrietta United Church of Christ, 1400 Lehigh Station Road, Henrietta, NY 14467.…

        • Anna L. Klemme

          Anna L. Klemme, 81, of River Road, passed away on September 1, 2008, at Little Falls Hospital. She was born August 27, 1927, in Ephratah to John and Anna (Svitek) Hajczewski. On August 2, 1947, she was joined in marriage with Donald W. Klemme at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in St. Johnsville. She was a graduate of St. Johnsville High School. Before she was married she was employed at Central National Bank. She was a partner in dairy farming with her husband and was also the Town of Minden Court Clerk. Anna…

          • Arthur D. Line Sr.

            PEEKSKILL - Arthur D. Line, Sr., a lifetime Peekskill resident, died on Thursday September 4, 2008. He was 84 years. old. Art was born in Peekskill, the son of Clarence Line and Theresa Griswold. He graduated from Peekskill High School, Class of 1942 and was a member of the National Honor Society. Mr. Line served in the U.S. Army Air Force from 1942-1945. He received a battle star for service in the Rome-Arno campaigns with the Fifth Army. On October 10, 1948, he married Jean Wilcox at the Assumption…

            • Bardossi, Roberta G.

              are invited to her Memorial Service Tuesday, September 9th at 1 PM at New Hope Community Church, 3355 Union St., North Chili. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Al Sigl Center, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Rochester 14620. Arrangements by: Leo M. Bean &Sons Funeral Home

              • Beers, Nancy J.

                • Benedetto, James

                  • Bennett, Ruth M.

                    Ellenville, NY Ruth M. Bennett of Ellenville, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 5, 2008 at the Sullivan County Adult Care Center in Liberty, NY. She was 87. The daughter of the late Frank and Mary Porter Brower, she was born on May 16, 1921 in Saratoga Springs, NY. She was the widow of Frank E. Bennett. After receiving her degree in nursing, Ruth was employed at the Ellenville Regional Medical Center as an LPN for many years until she retired. Survivors include three children: Terry Bennett and…

                    • Birnbaum, Jonathan M.

                      Birnbaum, Jonathan M. Rochester: September 4, 2008 at age 22 after a short illness. Beloved son of Jay &Dr. Ricki Birnbaum; brother, Bernard; aunts and uncles, Ilene &David Flaum, Dr. Michael &Shelly Korey, Barbara &Jerry Cizek; and many cousins. Graveside Services were held privately. A Period of Mourning will be observed at 57 Knollwood Drive, Sunday 7-9 PM and Monday 2-4 &7-9 PM . Donations may be made to Temple Beth El, The Jewish Community Federation or the Humane Society at…

                      • Bishop, Regina F.

                        • Borresen, Eileen R.

                          • Bovill, M. Elizabeth

                            may call Sunday, 1-4 PM at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St., in Geneseo. Funeral Service, Monday 11 AM Central Presbyterian Church in Geneseo. Burial, Temple Hill Cemetery, Geneseo. Memorials to Central Presbyterian Church, 31 Center St., Geneseo, 14454, or Geneseo Ambulance Fund, PO Box 428, Geneseo, NY 14454.

                            • Bowen, William R.

                              • Brague, Irene K.

                                BRAGUE, Irene K. Age 48, of Lake St. Elmira, NY died on Friday September 5, 2008. By Irene's request their will be no calling hours. Funeral and committal services will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make donations to Falck Cancer Center Elmira, NY. Irene is survived by her son Brett Brague of Elmira; mother Irene Palmer of Horsheads, NY; Sisters Dorothy (Gilbert) Guisewhite of Elmira; Barbara Hall of Chemung, NY, Debra Harris of Troy, PA.; Diane (Raymond)…

                                • Broeckel, Hanna

                                  Formerly of Monroe, NY Hanna Broeckel, 88, of Utica, NY, formerly of Monroe, NY, went to be with the Lord, Thursday afternoon, September 4, 2008. Hanna was born in Bremen, Germany, the daughter of Johann and Louise Lange. In 1949 she married the late William Broeckel. The family moved to Utica in 1976 where Hanna was employed with Hemstrought's Bakery until her retirement. Surviving Hanna are her two sons and daughters-in-law, Ralph Sr. and Cathy Broeckel of Bloomingburg, NY and William Jr. and Evelyn…

                                  • Brosnan, Ruth E.

                                    • Brower, Margaret M. (Cunningham)

                                      Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave, Castleton Corners, on Tuesday. Mass of Christian Burial Blessed Sacrament RC Church. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Monday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Complete notice to follow.

                                      • Bub, Judith A. "Bubbie"

                                        • Burdick Sr., Roy

                                          BURDICK, Roy Sr. Age 81, of Horseheads, and formerly of Campbell, passed away Sept. 3, 2008. Private services are planned in Woodlawn National Cemetery in Elmira, NY. Arrangements with Barber Funeral Home in Horseheads.

                                          • C. Susan Wesley

                                            C. Susan Wesley, 57, of Fremont, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008 following a long illness. She was the chief medical officer and senior vice president for medical affairs for St. James Mercy Hospital. She also served in the U.S. Navy. Survivors include her husband, Michael; two sons, Seth Rainwater of Shedd, Ore. and Ethan Rainwater of Fremont; one daughter, Rachel Rainwater of Rochester; a sister, Anne Bassage of Hornell and a brother, Peter Fullam of Southport, N.C. Calling hours are 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.…

                                            • Calhoun, Elise

                                              CALHOUN, Elise Age 83, of Horseheads, NY, passed away peacefully Wednesday evening, September 3, 2008, after a long battle with cancer. Mrs. Calhoun's calling hours will be held at Sullivan's Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY on Sunday, September 7, 2008, from 2-4 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary Our Mother Church, Horseheads, NY on Monday, September 8, 2008, at 10 a.m. with Rev. Christopher Linsler. She will be laid to rest alongside her husband,…

                                              • Callahan, Gloria

                                                • Calmi-Santillo, Marta R.

                                                  will be held on Tuesday, September 9, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Ave., Monroe. The Funeral Mass will be on Wednesday, September 10, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 26 Still Rd., Monroe. Cremation will follow at Cedar Hill Crematory, Middle Hope, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Woodbury Community Ambulance Corps, PO Box 397, Highland Mills, NY 10930. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Smith, Seaman &…

                                                  • Canam, Kathleen Murphy

                                                    • Carlstrom, William D.

                                                      will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, September 8, at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 9, in the funeral home with Monsignor John Budwick officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh. To send a personal condolence or for directions to the funeral home, please visit, or call 845-561-8300.

                                                      • Carraturo Jr., Dominick

                                                        Dominick Carraturo Jr. formerly of Staten Island on September 4, 2008. Beloved son of Theresa Atkinson and Dominick Carraturo Sr. Also survived by several aunts, uncles, and cousins. A blessing will be conducted at Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home, 1289 Forest Ave, P.R., on Sunday 3:30 P.M. Cremation private. Friends will be received Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home Family Owned

                                                        • Cassenti Sr., Thomas

                                                          Thomas Cassenti, Sr. passed away September 5, 2008 in Niagara Hospice House. Born April 14, 1932 in Lockport, he was the son of the late Loreto and Josephine (Sposito) Cassenti. Thomas served in the US Army from 1949 to 1952. He worked for Harrison Radiator as a Methods Operator, retiring in 1985 after 31 years. Thomas was a member of the UAW, Eagles, Moose and IOOB. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and collecting. Thomas was predeceased by his wife, Maureen E. (Wilkins) Cassenti.Thomas is survived by his…

                                                          • Cavallaro, Sophie

                                                            • Cesario, Louis A.

                                                              the Hanley Funeral Home, 60 New Dorp Lane, Tuesday 8:30 A.M. Mass Our Lady Queen of Peace Church 9:30 A.M. Viewing 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Monday.

                                                              • Chambers, Esther

                                                                the Hanley Funeral Home, 60 New Dorp Lane, Tuesday 9:30 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Our Lady Queen of Peace Church 10:30 A.M. Private cremation to follow. Visiting 2-4; 7-9 P.M. Monday. In lieu of flowers, donations to any animal association would be appreciated.

                                                                • Chiarella, Angelo

                                                                  • Chiarella, Angelo J.

                                                                    Chiarella, Angelo J. Delmar, NY: 74, died on September 4th after a long illness following a series of strokes. Born in the Calabria region of Italy, Angelo immigrated to this country at the age of six with his mother, Maria, to join his father and older brothers in Brooklyn. Angelo graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School in 1952 and was the first member of his family to attend college. He received a degree in Architecture from the University of Florida at Gainesville in 1957. While in college, Angelo…

                                                                    • Cisco, Clifford L.

                                                                      may call Monday, 2-4, 7-9 PM at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. , Routes 15 & 20A, (21 Big Tree St.) Livonia. Funeral Mass, Tuesday, 11 AM at St. Matthews Church, Route 20A, Livonia. Private burial, Greenmount Cemetery, Dansville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to St. Matthews Church, PO Box 77, Livonia, NY 14487, or Golisano Childrens Hospital, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14620. To send online condolences or further information, please visit:

                                                                      • Clark, Delbert

                                                                        • Colgan, Vera

                                                                          HARMON HOME FOR FUNERALS, SOUTH SHORE, 6389 AMBOY ROAD, PLEASANT PLAINS Monday 10:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Thomas the Apostle Church 11 A.M. Cremation private. Friends will be received Sunday 2-4, 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

                                                                          • Colianno, Michael S.

                                                                            • Conte, George D.

                                                                              Conte, George D. Batavia: Died unexpectedly Thursday at age 45. Survived by a sister Tina Conte Sands of Bergen; a sister-in-law, Sue Conte of Brockport; four nieces and nephews, Rocco, Maria, Richard L. and Danielle Conte; many aunts, uncles and cousins. There are no prior calling hours. Services will be at 1:00 Thursday at H.E. Turner & Co., 51 South Lake St., Bergen. Burial will be in St. Brigid's Cemetery. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Condolences may be made at…

                                                                              • Contini, Lena

                                                                                • Coon, Richard L.

                                                                                  10 a.m. Wednesday at Falardeau Funeral Home, 93 Downer St., Baldwinsville. Burial will be at Onondaga County Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Syracuse. Contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Falardeau Funeral Home Online Guest Book At

                                                                                  • Couch, Peggy O.

                                                                                    Peggy O. Couch (nee O?Neill), age 92, of North Tonawanda, died September 4, 2008 in DeGraff Memorial Hospital. She was a graduate of the Crouse Irving Hospital Nursing School in Syracuse and worked as the Operating Room Supervisor at DeGraff Hospital for 25 years, retiring in 1981. She was a member of the DeGraff Women?s Auxiliary, the YWCA of Tonawanda, the Tonawanda Senior Citizens and the Niagara County SPCA.She was the wife of the late Leonard H. Couch; devoted mother of Jon P. Couch of Atlanta, GA;…

                                                                                    • Cronin, Michael Kevin

                                                                                      • Crowley, Thomas J.

                                                                                        CROWLEY, Thomas J. Age 84, of Kingsbury Ave., Corning died September 5, 2008. He retired from the Corning Glass Works. He is survived by his sons, Thomas, Jr. Crowley of West Cornwall, CT, Stephen Crowley of Corning, Joseph Crowley of Clifton Springs, NY, Patrick Crowley of Corning, Robert Crowley of Greenville, NC; daughters, Mary Anne Corcoran of Newfield, NY, Margaret Buzako of Pine City, Eileen Price of Horseheads, NY, Martha Crowley of Pine City, NY; brother, Martin Crowley of New Jersey. Calling hours…

                                                                                        • Curcio, Ross A.

                                                                                          • D'Aurizio, Angelo Anthony "The Hawk"

                                                                                            , 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.,…

                                                                                            • Darling, Julia Oakes

                                                                                              • DeBonis, Marie A.

                                                                                                • DeLong, Mary

                                                                                                  September 3, 2008 Mary DeLong, 92, of Liverpool, passed away Wednesday at home. Born in Boston, MA, she retired from OnBank after 36 years. Mary was a former parishioner of St. Lucy's Church and an avid bingo player and an avid baker. Her husband, Al-fred, died in 1966. Surviving are son and daughter-in-law, George and Linda DeLong of Liverpool; son, Al DeLong Jr. of Eastwood; daughter and son-in-law, Dolores and Edward Luteran of Liverpool; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces…

                                                                                                • DeLuco, Peter J.

                                                                                                  Highland Falls, NY Peter J. DeLuco, a longtime resident of Highland Falls, entered into eternal rest with his beloved family by his side on Thursday, September 4, 2008 at Nyack Hospital in Nyack. He was 88 years old. The son of the late Peter DeLuco and Assunta DiMauro DeLuco, he was born in Girardville, PA. He married the love of his life, Maria DeLuco, on November 19, 1950 in Trieste, Italy. Peter proudly served his country in the U.S. Army for 22 years, including during World War II. During his Army…

                                                                                                  • DePrez, Clarence

                                                                                                    DePrez, Clarence Gerard "Jerry" Lakeville, NY &Indiantown, FL: Passed away, September 4, 2008, at age 95. He was predeceased by his wife, Clara (Bowe) DePrez and parents, Joseph &Mary (Frisch) Deprez; brothers, Joseph, Jean, Thomas; sister, Jane. He is survived by his children, David (Judith) Deprez, Michael (Claudette) DePrez, Elizabeth DePrez, Mary Jane (Daniel) Moran, Lawrence (Mary) DePrez &Suzanne (William) Stekl; brother, Robert (Marion) Deprez; sister, Dorthea Lynd;…

                                                                                                    • Deborah A. Nellis Murphy

                                                                                                      Deborah A. Nellis Murphy, 48 of Mayfield, NY, left us unexpectedly September 4, 2008, surrounded by loved ones.

                                                                                                      • Deguire, Alcide "Al"

                                                                                                        invited. If desired, memorials to Hospice Buffalo or the Erie County SPCA are preferred by the family.Com plete obituary, condolences, and directions at .

                                                                                                        • Deyle, Wanda E.

                                                                                                          Deyle, Wanda E. Irondequoit: September 3, 2008. Predeceased by her husband, John. She is survived by daughter, Kathryn Legawiec; son, John (Rebecca) Deyle; beloved grandsons, Stephen Legawiec and Oleg Deyle; cousin, Lee (Maurine) Johnson. The family is grateful for the loving care provided by the staff at W2 of The Friendly Home. Services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, September 8th at the funeral chapel (2305 Monroe Ave.). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be directed to The…

                                                                                                          • DiFiore, Maria J.

                                                                                                            are invited to join the family Tuesday 10:00am at St. Cecilia Church for her Funeral Mass. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the Several Sources Shelters, Inc., PO Box 157, Ramsey, NJ 07446 to help homeless women, unwed mothers and their babies and provide educational needs for underprivileged children. PAUL W. HARRIS FUNERAL HOME 570 Kings Highway So. 544-2041

                                                                                                            • DiPietro, Caroline "Carrie"

                                                                                                              MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., on Monday 9:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Holy Family RC Church 9:45 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. WWW.MATTHEWFUNERALHOME.COM

                                                                                                              • Dodge, Betty L.

                                                                                                                are 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.

                                                                                                                • Doerrer, Alice Y. (Yanneck)

                                                                                                                  hip 4 West for their love, care and concern shown Alice. Family and friends are invited to Alice's Memorial Service on Monday, September 8 at 11 AM in the Miller Funeral Homes Interfaith Chapel, 3325 Winton Rd., South. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Leukemia Society in her memory. To email a message of condolence, please visit, Alice's guestbook at:

                                                                                                                  • Donald. J Ross

                                                                                                                    Donald J. Ross, 80, of 217 County Route 21, formerly of Angelica, passed away Tuesday (Sept. 2, 2008) at his home. Born Dec. 14, 1927, in Smethport, Pa., the son of Alphonzo and Audrey Leah Hyde Ross, he had resided in Martville since 1987 and was a member of the Angelica Masonic Lodge for over 50 years. He was predeceased by his parents; his sister, Nancy Ross; and his brother, Jim Ross. He is survived by his friend and companion, Joan Madison of Martville; his wife, Shirley Wilson Ross of Angelica;…

                                                                                                                    • Donohue, Richard

                                                                                                                      Donohue, Richard Edward Sr. "Dick" Whitney, TX: 70, passed away on Sept. 4, 2008. He worked as a computer hardware software analyst with IBM/Kodak retiring in 1992. Survived by wife, June M.; 4 children; 6 grandchildren. Services will be held in Whitney, Texas.

                                                                                                                      • Douglas A. Burgun

                                                                                                                        HOLMES - Douglas A. Burgun, 62, a resident of Holmes, NY, passed away Saturday, September 6, 2008 at Putnam Hospital Center, Carmel, NY. Born in Patterson, NJ on July 22, 1946, he was the son of Armand and Muriel (DePowell) Burgun of Pittsboro, NC. He graduated from the Syracuse School of Architecture and was an architect at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. Mr. Burgun was also a musician. On June 13, 2008 he married Donna Piacentino Slachta in Pawling, NY; she survives at home. In addition to…

                                                                                                                        • Dr. Fred J. Dutton

                                                                                                                          Dr. Fred J. Dutton, age 85, of The Woodlands, Texas, passed away Tuesday Aug. 19, 2008, after a long bout with Parkinson’s disease. He was born Fred Jerome Dutton on Jan. 22, 1923, in West Winfield, N.Y.; the eldest son of the late Fred P. and Bessie Dutton of West Winfield. He graduated from West Winfield High School in 1940, and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y. in 1949, then a degree in Dentistry from The University of Buffalo in 1952. He served with the…

                                                                                                                          • Dykes, Herbert F.

                                                                                                                            may call Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008 from 2-5 p.m. at Paul W. Harris Funeral Home, 570 Kings Highway South. You are invited to celebrate his Funeral Mass on Monday, Sept. 8 at 9:30 a.m. at Christ the King Church, 445 Kings Highway South. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Herb's name to the Webster Comfort Care Home, 700 Holt Road, Webster, NY 14580. Special thanks to the hospice staff for their wonderful care during Herb's final days.

                                                                                                                            • Edelstein, Ethel

                                                                                                                              • Edwards, Shirley

                                                                                                                                Edwards, Shirley Rochester: September 4, 2008. Predeceased by her sisters, Ernestine Washington and Pauline Taggart; brothers, Ike and Arthur Martin Jr. Survived by her husband of 45 years, William, children, Cyril (Viola), William Jr., Johnyta, Zane and Theron; several grandchildren; brothers, Sylvester (Louise), Jerry (Katherine) Martin, sister Dolores Robinson; nieces and nephews. Shirley was a founding member of Greater Rochester Urban Bounty. She was also a sister in the Community Bible Church. Calling…

                                                                                                                                • Ellison Jr., Elwood C. "Woody"

                                                                                                                                  • Embleton, Mary

                                                                                                                                    • Farrell, John D.

                                                                                                                                      John D. Farrell, age 81, of North Tonawanda, died September 4, 2008 in Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo, after a lengthy illness. John was a WWII Army Veteran and had worked for 29 years at Chevrolet, Town of Tonawanda.Beloved husband of Lora H. (nee Mudrowsky) Farrell; father of Donald J. (Sheila) Farrell of Annapolis, MD, Barbara (Norman) Birner of Williamsville, Karen Zellner and Kevin M. (Louise) Farrell, both of North Tonawanda and Christopher Farrell of Cape Coral, FL. Grandfather of Joshua, Ryan,…

                                                                                                                                      • Finn, Laura "Annabelle"

                                                                                                                                        Laura (Annabelle) Finn of Tottenville on September 5, 2008. Beloved wife of Arthur E. Finn. Loving mother of Patricia Moses and Harry Stanley. Dear sister of Kenneth Stanley. Also survived by five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral Service HARMON HOME FOR FUNERALS, SOUTH SHORE, 6389 AMBOY ROAD, PLEASANT PLAINS, Tuesday 10:30 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Friends will be received Sunday and Monday 2-4, 7-9 P.M. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Funeral Home South Shore Locally…

                                                                                                                                        • Flint, Alice M.

                                                                                                                                          • Flood, John M.

                                                                                                                                            • Foley, Madalen

                                                                                                                                              Casey McCallum-Rice South Shore Funeral Home, 30 Nelson Ave., Great Kills, on Monday. Mass of Christian Burial St. Clare's RC Church at 9:45 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Casey McCallum Rice Funeral Home

                                                                                                                                              • Fortunato, Michael J.

                                                                                                                                                Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home, 7447 Amboy Rd. on Tuesday September 9 at 9:15 A.M. Funeral Mass St. Albans Episcopal Church 10:00 A.M. Interment Ocean View Cemetery. Friends may visit Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions to The S.I. Childrens Campaign would be appreciated. Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home Family Owned & Operated since 1841

                                                                                                                                                • Frances, Iris

                                                                                                                                                • Frankenstein, Doris M.

                                                                                                                                                  may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home Inc., 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd., in North Tonawanda, on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 10:30 AM from St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 875 Eggert Dr., in North Tonawanda, the Rev. Martin Homan will officiate. Interment in St. Matthew Lutheran Cemetery. If so desired, memorials may be made to the David W. Dahlke Memorial Scholarship Fund at Kansas University, Lawrence or St. Matthew Lutheran Church Altar Guild. Guest register…

                                                                                                                                                  • Franklin-Mets, Jean A.

                                                                                                                                                    September 4, 2008 Jean A. Franklin-Mets, 72, of Port Byron, died Thursday. Survivors: her loving family. Calling Hours: 2 to 4:45 p.m. Tuesday at Audioun Funeral Home, 218 Main St., Port Byron, NY. Funeral services will follow at 5 p.m. from the funeral home. Contributions: Port Byron Ambulance Fund, PO Box 367, Port Byron, NY 13140.

                                                                                                                                                    • Fraser, Louise Alma Morey

                                                                                                                                                      September 1, 2008 Louise Alma Morey Fraser passed away Monday, September 1, 2008, in Rockville, MD. She was born November 1, 1916, in Springfield, Massachusetts, the daughter of Molly Phillips Morey and Walter Morey. With Louise's older brother, Sidney, they later moved to Marcella Avenue in Pittsfield. After graduating from Pittsfield High School in 1934, Louise attended Berkshire Business College and then worked for General Electric in accounting as a comptograph operator, a style of bookkeeping…

                                                                                                                                                      • Frawley, Thomas (Tom)

                                                                                                                                                        FRAWLEY, Thomas (Tom) Of Athol, Massachusetts, passed away on August 31, 2008. Tom, the son of the late Thomas A. and Mary Van Atta Frawley, was born in Elmira, New York in 1944. He leaves behind his loved son, Thomas S. Frawley (Rachel); and grandchildren, Aria, Logan and Sidona of Commerce, Michigan; sisters, Mary Alice Gibbons, Helen (Ron) Lovejoy, Cathy (John) Carpenter, Margaret Subero; and brother, Robert J. Frawley (Kathy); and several nieces and nephews and many friends. The interment services will…

                                                                                                                                                        • Frisk, Sister Rose

                                                                                                                                                          Frisk, Sister Rose, SSJ (Sr. Rose Adelaide) Rochester, NY: On Friday, September 5, 2008. Survived by her loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and her Sisters in Community. Calling hours will begin TODAY, Sunday, 4-7 PM at the Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse (150 French Rd.) with a Vigil Service at 7:00 PM. Calling continues on Monday from 2-4 PM followed by her Funeral Liturgy at 4:00 PM. Interment Tuesday at 9:00 AM in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to the…

                                                                                                                                                          • Funk, Anne V.

                                                                                                                                                            may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home Inc., 1241 Oliver St., at Ward Rd., in North Tonawanda on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 10:30 AM from St. John?s Episcopal Church, Main and Chestnut Sts., Youngstown. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John?s Episcopal Church, Youngstown. The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff at the Northgate Nursing Home for their care and kindness. Guest register…

                                                                                                                                                            • Gannon, Mark

                                                                                                                                                              • Gasparetto, Mary

                                                                                                                                                                • Gebler, Dorothy Dedrick

                                                                                                                                                                  Dorothy Dedrick Gebler of Binghamton Dorothy (Dodie) Dedrick Gebler passed away on September 3, 2008 at the James L. Johnson Nursing Center. She was predeceased by her husband, Norman F. Gebler; sister, Marjorie Davis; brother, Charles Dedrick; and niece, Marjorie Davis Gulbrandsen. Dodie was born in Port Jervis, N.Y. to Charles Aber Dedrick (Cahoonzie, N.Y.) and May Goodenough Dedrick (Sparrow Bush, N.Y.) on June 4, 1912. She is survived by her loving family:son, Norman D. "Rick" and Martha Night…

                                                                                                                                                                  • Gladys E. Germond

                                                                                                                                                                    POUGHKEEPSIE - Gladys E. Germond, longtime Poughkeepsie resident, died on Thursday, September 4, 2008 at the Lutheran Care Center. She was born on Academy Street in Poughkeepsie, on March 27, 1910, and lived in several Poughkeepsie residences her whole life. Gladys had been employed by the Delaval Separator Company until 1944 and later worked for the Dutchess County Health Department until retiring in 1980. She was an active member of the Hooker Avenue Poughkeepsie Reformed Church for many years. She is…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Gladys M. Ambrosino

                                                                                                                                                                      Gladys M. Ambrosino, “Rosebud”, 89, died Friday, September 5, 2008, at the Nathan Littauer Nursing Home in Gloversville with her family at her side.

                                                                                                                                                                      • Golis, George F.

                                                                                                                                                                        George F. Golis of Montrose, Pa. George F. Golis, 85, of Montrose, Pa., passed away on Friday, September 5, 2008, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in South Bound Brook, N.J., to the late Peter and Elizabeth (Rybak) Golis. His wife of 57 years, MayBelle (Woodin) Golis survives. Also surviving are his four daughters and sons-in-law, Marjorie and Mark Hebert, Reno, Nev.;, Susan and Gary Campbell, Montrose, Pa., Diana and Tom Williams, Glenwood Springs, Colo., RoseMary and Will Franssen,…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Gott, Mary K.

                                                                                                                                                                          • Grace H. "Gae" Donahue

                                                                                                                                                                            hours will be held on Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church, Poughkeepsie. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the Arlington Administrator's Association for the Grace H. Donahue Memorial Scholarship, c/o Noxon Road School, Old Noxon Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. For driving directions or to send the Donahue family an…

                                                                                                                                                                            • Greenberg, Herbert M.

                                                                                                                                                                              Greenberg, Herbert M. Rochester: September 3, 2008, at age 83. Author, educator and psychologist. Survived by wife, Patricia Willis; children David (Cyndie Durham) Greenberg, Laurie (Alberto Vargas) Greenberg; Jennifer (John) Pacowta, Rebekah (Mark) Fedorich and their mother, Elizabeth Greenberg; stepson Michael (Celeste) Willis; and grandchildren. A Celebration of Life Ceremony will take place on Sunday, October 26, 2008, at 1PM at Stewart Lodge in Mendon Ponds Park. To leave a message of condolence,…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Harrison, Dana

                                                                                                                                                                                may call Monday 7-9 PM at Metropolitan Funeral Chapels, 109 West Avenue. funeral Service, Tuesday 11 AM in the chapel. Interment, Riverside Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                • Harrison, James C.

                                                                                                                                                                                  Port Jervis, NY James C. Harrison, internationally known harness racing writer and breeding farm executive, died Thursday, September 4, 2008. He was 87. He resided in the Keystone Park section of Milford, PA. Mr. Harrison was born February 26, 1921 in Port Jervis, NY, the son of John F. and Lillian Collier Harrison. He is survived by a son, John C. of Charlottesville, VA; a niece, Mary Clare Decker of Hopatcong, NJ; a sister, Marjorie Terrill of Raleigh, NC; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Headen, Lunetta A.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Headen, Lunetta A. Rochester: September 3, 2008. Survived by 1 son, Desmon Headen; 2 daughters, Minister Ginger B. Johnson and Luella Dunmore; 5 brothers; 7 sisters; other relatives and friends. Calling hours Monday 6-9 PM at Metropolitan Funeral Chapels, Inc., 109 West Ave. Funeral Services Tuesday 11 AM at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, 351 Joseph Ave., Dr. Harmon E. Stockdale, Pastor, Officiating. Interment Riverside Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Heath, Heather

                                                                                                                                                                                      Heath, Heather (Carol Heath) Santa Cruz, CA: September 3, 2008 at age 54 following a 2-year courageous battle with ovarian cancer. A 30-year resident of Santa Cruz, CA, she graduated from Hilton High School in 1972. Heather is survived by her parents Ann and Ray, siblings Laurie (Bruce) Konte, Timothy, Mark, Sally, Liz, nieces and nephew Lindsay and Nathan Konte, Christina and Sabrina Heath and Hannah Payne and several aunts/uncles, cousins and many loving friends. The last weeks of her life were made…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Heinsler, Raymond D.

                                                                                                                                                                                        may call Sunday 2-4 PM ONLY at the Farrell-Ryan Funeral Home 777 Long Pond Road. Funeral Mass, Monday at 9:30 AM at Holy Apostle Church. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the School of the Holy Childhood in Raymond's memory. Arrangements by DREIER-GILTNER FUNERAL HOME.

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Helminski, Theresa "Schillaci"

                                                                                                                                                                                          Helminski, Theresa "Schillaci" Irondequoit/Rochester,NY:Theresa Helminski, 84, passed away peacefully, August 30, 2008. Theresa is predeceased by her loving husband, Bill. She is survived by daughters Jennie Battaglia (Tony) and Debra Peppie; sons Michael (Laura) and Ronald (Joy); ten grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; sisters Clara Barone, Lena Creno &Jennie Militello; several nieces &nephews. Memorial Services 11 AM, Saturday, September 13, 2008 at Paul…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Hendrick, Howard C. "Howie"

                                                                                                                                                                                            HENDRICK, Howard C. "Howie" Age 86, of Dundee, NY died Friday, September 5, 2008, at Schuyler Hospital, in Montour Falls, NY. Friend's may call from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 9) at the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee where a funeral service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Anitra Price officiating. Burial will be private in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee. Memorial contributions may be made to Dundee Emergency Squad, 12 Union St., Dundee, NY 14837.…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Hewitt, Jessie Eldred

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Hewitt, Margaret L. (Lang)

                                                                                                                                                                                                Hewitt, Margaret L. (Lang) Irondequoit: August 30, 2008. Age 85. Predeceased by her husband, Edward Sr. Mother of Edward P. Jr.; grandchildren; sister of Helen Aldrich, Mary Ann Barrett and Frank Lang Jr.; several nieces and nephews. No calling hours. Her Memorial Mass will be celebrated Monday 10:30 AM at St. Cecilia's Church. Private Interment at Irondequoit Cemetery. Those wishing may direct contributions to the St. Cecilia's Memorial Fund in her memory.

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Hidley, Anna Mae

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Hilbert, Eleanor M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hilbert, Eleanor M. (Sullivan) Greece: Sunday, August 31, 2008, at age 94, with her family at her side. Predeceased by her husband, Carl R. Hilbert; and sister, Betty Stonehouse. She is survived by her devoted daughter and son-in-law, Linda and David Bulavinetz of Greece; beloved grandson and his wife, Carl and Tracey Bulavinetz of Greece; nieces and nephews. Mrs. Hilbert was a talented seamstress, retired from the F.W. Woolworth Co. at Long Ridge Mall, after managing the sewing department from the opening…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Hornidge, Sister Mary Arline

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Hubner, Joseph G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hubner, Joseph G. Webster: Sept. 4, 2008 age 83. Survived by his beloved wife of 59 years Ruth (Holehan); his children, Kathleen A. (Richard) Zuidema of PA, MaryJo Wells of NM, Janice (Fred) Bertoni, Ann Hubner and her husband Asmundur Sveinsson of Kenmore, NY, Thomas (Joan) Hubner, John (Laura) Hubner of CT; 16 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren and one on the way; sisters-in-law, Alice Hart and Jane Devlin; nieces, nephews. Joe was a WWII veteran. Calling SUNDAY, 2-6 at the Falvo Funeral Home, 1295 Nine…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Hummell, Gerard F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Hummell, Gerard F. Irondequoit. Wednesday, September 3, 2008. He is survived by his sister, Mary Helen Collins; uncle, Harold Hummell; cousins; close friends, Judy Dziekonski, Ronald Ayrault and Robert DeRycke; many other friends. Jerry was a Kodak retiree after working for 33 years and a member of the St. Thomas More Club. No prior visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass, MONDAY at 12 noon at St. Cecilia Church (2732 Culver Road, Irondequoit). Interment, Holy Sepulchre…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Hyman, Pamela Lynn "Pam"

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hyman, Pamela Lynn "Pam" Rochester: September 5, 2008 at the age of 49. Survived by former husband and friend, David Hyman; brother, Robert (Becky) Brown; a niece, nephews and many loving and caring friends. She was predeceased by her sister, Pat Brotherton. Pam gave a gift of herself to the University of Rochester Medical School. A Memorial Service to celebrate Pam's life will be held Saturday, September 27, 2008, 3PM at Calvary St. Andrew's Presbyterian Parish (68 Ashland St.). Interment…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Isabella, James

                                                                                                                                                                                                            September 4, 2008 James Isabella, 80, of 7840 Stone Dr., Chittenango, passed away Thursday at his home. Jim was a resident of the Chittenango area for over 40 years and was the owner of the former Isabella Trucking. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII, a member of the American Legion and a longtime free and accepted Mason with the Tri-Valley Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Delores; a daughter, Tina Isabella; and two grandchildren, Angelina and Ralph. Private burial, with military honors, will be in Pine…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • JAMES E. NOLAN

                                                                                                                                                                                                              James E. Nolan, 58, of Zephyrhills, Fla., passed away Tuesday (Aug. 19, 2008) in Lakeland, Fla. James was born Nov. 8, 1949 in North Hornell, to Earl and Margaret (Patrick) Nolan and moved to Zephyrhills, Fla. in 1988. He worked at Foster Wheeler Energy Corp. in Dansville for 20 years and had recently been employed at SMCI Corp. in Lakeland, Fla. James is survived by his wife July Nolan of Zephyrhills, Fla.; two sons, Dennis (Jessica) Nolan of Dansville, and Robbie Nolan of Palm Bay, Fla.; a daughter,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Jackson, Loretta Kapp

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Jeanette A. Davis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jeanette A. Davis, 66, passed away peacefully Friday at St. Mary’s Hospital with her family by her side.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • John C. Distabile

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WINGDALE - Distabile, John C., age 49, of Wingdale NY, died suddenly September 5, 2008. John was born on October 22, 1958 in Bronx, NY to Salvatore and Anne (Masopust) Distabile. Mr. John Distabile, married the love of his life Fran Roccamo on July 18, 1993 at Patterson Park, Patterson, NY. John had many joys in his life. He was extremely proud of all his children and of all the men and women that served our country. John enjoyed fishing and had a tremendous love for music, especially, "The…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Johnson, Lori (Dolores)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Johnson, Lori (Dolores) Rochester: Backstage Diva and award-winning painter, Lori (Daugherty) Johnson took her final curtain call on August 28, 2008. After 80 brilliant years, she was still 26 at heart. Prior to a long career with Otis Elevator, Lori worked with Kodaktors theater locally. Her life is celebrated by 5 daughters; Pamela Rounseville, Shelley Saffer, Leigh Slayden, Gwyneth Johnson, and Deborah Bence; their spouses, plus 10 grandchildren and 5 (soon to be 6) great-grandchildren. A private family…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Jones, Ronald W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        September 3, 2008 Ronald W. Jones, 79, of New Hartford, NY, died September 3, 2008, at Saint Luke's Hospital in Utica. A memorial Mass will be 1 p.m. Monday at Saint John's Church, 66 Oxford Rd., New Hartford, NY. Arrangements by Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • KATIE L. FIELDS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Katie L. Fields, 10, passed away accidentally Thursday (Sept. 4, 2008). She is survived by her mother, Lisa Marie Fields; father, Jeremy Robert Fields; sister, Rickessa Leigh Fields; brother, Jonathan Robert Fields; and many other family members. Friends may call from 1-2 p.m. Sunday at the Cohocton Assembly of God, Route 415, Cohocton, with services to take place at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, because of Katie’s love of animals, donations to the Human Society, 2976 County Road 48, Canandaigua, N.Y. 14424.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Kaplan, Marvin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Kaplan, Marvin Irondequoit: September 6, 2008. Predeceased by wife, Bessie; daughter, Carol DeLario and brother-in-law, Harry Shacket. Survived by sons, Gary Kaplan, Jerry (Michelle) Kaplan &David (Lu) Kaplan; sister-in-law, Helen Shacket; grandchildren; great-grandchildren and friends. Funeral Services and interment will be held privately at White Haven Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions preferred to the Lifespan. To leave a message of condolence, please visit:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Keough, Greg L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Greg L. Keough, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Wednesday, September 3, 2008, in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Messena, NY, on January 27, 1967, the son of Dale Keough and the late Mildred (Judware) Cartmell. Greg graduated from Lew Port High School and served in the U.S. Navy.Besides his father he is survived by one son, Daniel Keough; two brothers, Scott (Jana) Keough and Chris (Stephanie) Kurko; his close friend, Vince Chew; also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Kessler, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • King, Brent A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  KING, Brent A. Brent A. King, 35, died Friday, September 5, 2008. He was predeceased by his father, Rev. Thomas King, and is survived by his mother, Joyce King, Endicott; his son, Sawyer King, Elmira Heights; sister and brother-in-law, Joelle and Matthew Spencer, Olean, NY; brother and sister-in-law, Rev. Brian and Judy King, Newburgh, NY; and a special uncle and aunt, Doug and Linda Thorne, Binghamton. Private Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family. The family will receive friends…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Klukiewicz, Florence C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kontos, Vassilios

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kubanka, Ernest V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • LT. ROBERT J. ‘BOB’ CURRY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lt. Robert J. “Bob” Curry, 39, of 12485 Airport Road, Biloxi, Miss., formerly of Arkport, passed away Thursday (Aug. 14, 2008) in the line of duty, as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident, while working for the Gulfport Police Department in Gulfport, Miss. Born in Rochester on Jan. 17, 1969, he was the son of Richard “Dick” and Dorothy (Brown) Curry. Bob grew up in Arkport and was a graduate of Arkport Central School, class of 1987. He attended Niagara University and later…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lattin, Avis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            (Albion) - Avis Lattin, 98, of Gaines Basin Rd., died September 6, 2008 at the Villages of Orleans, following a short illness. She was born May 27, 1910 to Ross N. and Fannie (Wyman) Wilson and lived in this area all her life. On October 17, 1932 she married Cary H. Lattin, who predeceased her in 1988. She graduated from Albion High School in the Class of 1927 and attended the Orleans Business Institute. Her first job was secretary to Robert H. Newell at the Newell Shirt Factory in Medina. Following this in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Laudadio, Albert T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Laudadio, Albert T. Albert T. Laudadio, Jr., aged 69, a resident of Campbell, CA, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Aug. 12, 2008, after a battle with cancer. He was born in Rochester, NY, on Sept. 29, 1938. He was predeceased by his parents, Albert T. Laudadio, Sr., and Nina M. Laudadio (Capone). Albert was a graduate of Thomas Aquinas High School in Rochester, NY. He relocated to California, and in 1979 he began working as an electronics engineer for Ford Aerospace and then for Space Systems Loral in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Laura Maxine Bisnett

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PAWLING - Laura Maxine Bisnett, 62, passed away at her home in Pawling, NY on Thursday, September 4, 2008. Born in Canton, NY on February 9, 1946, she was the daughter of Chester and Luella (Raycroaft) Bisnett. Ms. Bisnett worked as a finisher for Pawling Corporation. She is survived by her daughter, Jacqueline Bisnett and two grandchildren, Ephraim Xavier Donohue and Adalina Lauralene Donohue, and her mother, Luella LaMora, all of Pawling; two brothers, Willie Boileau and Ronald Bisnett and three sisters,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Levoy, Gertrude

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lillian E. Ives

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Lillian E. Ives, 89, a resident of Valley Health Services, died on August 28, 2008, at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare, New Hartford. A native of Dolgeville, Lillian was born on June 18, 1919, a daughter of the late George and Olive (Clemons) Covell. Prior to moving to Valley Health Services, she resided at the Middleville Rest Home for several years. Survivors include one son, Edward Ives and his wife, Patricia, of Amsterdam; two daughters, Becky Eckler of Ilion and Alice Siver of Little Falls; and several…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Linfoot, Ruth L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Linfoot, 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:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Linn, Edna Gwendolyn "Gwen"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Linn, Edna Gwendolyn "Gwen" Fairport: Passed away September 4, 2008 at age 94. She is predeceased by her parents, L. Nevadus and Amy Turner; and brother, Henry Thomas Turner. She is survived by her daughter, Betty Jean "Betsy" Shangle; grandchildren, David (Janet) Shangle IV, Susan (Michael) Skivington, Gwendolyn Shangle; great grandchildren, Margaret Shangle, David Shangle V and Abigail Skivington. Calling hours will be held Tuesday, September 9 from 10 AM-1 PM at New Comer Funeral…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Littman, Joyce A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Livadas, Dorothy Rousos

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may call Tuesday between 4-8pm at the Anthony Funeral Chapel where a Trisaghion Service will be held at 7pm . Services will be held at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation 962 East Ave. Wednesday at 10 am. Interment at the convenience of the family. To light a candle in memory visit: Anthony Funeral & Cremation Chapels 2350 Monroe Ave. 244-0770

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • LoPiccolo, Madeline D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            September 6, 2008 Madeline D. LoPiccolo, 85, formerly of Mackintosh Dr., Auburn, died Saturday, September 6, 2008, at Finger Lakes Center For Living. There are no calling hours. A private graveside service will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Langham Funeral Home, LLC, is handling arrangements. Contributions to Hospice of the Finger Lakes.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Loughlin, James

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Louise Julia Haiber

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                RALEIGH, NC Born December 21, 1957 Louise Julia Haiber, our beloved daughter and friend died peacefully, August 23, 2008. These words describe her passing: "Her heart has stopped; her last breath a gentle sigh. But Louise will breathe a purer air, where her heart will beat again, beyond our hearing but not God's." Born at the Methodist Hospital, in Brooklyn, NY we called her Star (because a bright star appeared over the maternity ward) in later life she was called Louisa. She was raised in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Luzius, Gordon W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  may call Monday 4-7 pm at the Fowler Funeral Home Inc. 340 west Ave, Brockport. Interment will be in the Bath National Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute to the Richard House 290 Cypress St. Rochester, NY 14620.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • MAIA ASHLEE BARROS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Maia Ashlee Barros went to be with Lord on Wednesday (Sept. 3, 2008). Maia is survived by her parents, Robert and Jessica (Moss) Barros; a sister, Madison Barros; paternal grandparents, Gary and Toni Hamlin; maternal grandparents, Ben and Terry Moss; great-grandparents; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. A graveside memorial service will take place 4 p.m. Monday at Seamans Cemetary, Savona. Arrangements made by the Bond-Davis Funeral Home, Bath. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • MARVIN H. REMMING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Marvin H. Remming, 79, passed away Thursday (Sept. 4, 2008). Marvin was a retired lieutenant from the City of Rochester Fire Dept. after 37½ years of service and also a proud U.S. Marine Corp. veteran. He is predeceased by his wife, Theresa. He is survived by his children, Randy (Pat Copeland) Remming, Keith Remming, Sandra Reifenstein, Laurie (Peter) Faith, Christine (Rick) Madsen, Debra Hart; grandchildren, Jeramie, Loni, Kory, Matthew, Steven, Abby, Randi, Amanda, Tyler, Diana, Christopher and Cameron;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • MacLean, Anthony

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        may call on Sunday from 4?7 PM at the M.J.COLUCCI and SON FUNERAL CHAPEL, 468-19th Street, Niagara Falls, NY. Prayer services will be held on Monday, September 8th at 9:30 at St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum, 3806 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY,with Rev. Stewart Lindsay, OSFS officiating. Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mamone, Francesco M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Marble, Geraldine "Geri"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ALBION: Geraldine ?Geri? Marble, age 77 of S. Main St. died at her home September 6, 2008. She was born January 11, 1931 in Albion a daughter of the late Leo and Elizabeth (DiLaura) Monacelli. Geri was a member of Holy Family Parish St. Joseph?s Church, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Ladies Aux. of the Albion Fire Dept. She worked at A and P for 10 years, Dyna Color in Albion for 1 year, Pawlak?s and Dales as a cashier and then Albion Central School District for the past 29 years.Geri loved knitting,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Marchesini, Richard J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Maresca, Marie F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Casey McCallum-Rice South Shore Funeral Home, 30 Nelson Ave., Great Kills, on Monday. Mass of Christian Burial Our Lady of Perpetual Help RC Church, Brooklyn 9:30 A.M. Interment St. Charles Cemetery. Friends will be received Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Casey McCallum Rice Funeral Home

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Marianova, Anna

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Marotta, Joseph J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (Lewiston) - Joseph J. Marotta, age 81, of Lewiston, died September 4, 2008 at his residence, under the loving care of his family and Niagara Hospice.Mr. Marotta was born January 3, 1927 in Lockport, NY, the son of the late Peter and Marie Marotta. He graduated from Lockport High School in 1945 and then served in the US Army from 1945 to 1946. He received his Pharmacist Degree from the University of Buffalo in 1952. He was employed by Jay's Drug Store in Lockport from 1952 to 1958 when he purchased…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Marsh, Concetta M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mary Craig Snyder

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mary Craig Snyder, 45, formerly of Andover, passed away Monday, (Sept. 1, 2008). Ms. Snyder was the daughter of R. Craig Snyder and the late Anna O. Snyder. In 1969, she moved to Canandaigua and in 1991, she moved to Alpena, Mich. and finally in 2005, moved to Inman to live with her sister. In addition to her father, Mary is survived by two sisters, Linda Galloway of Inman and Eileen Blunt of Greensboro, N.C.; two brothers, Doug Snyder of Greensboro and Mark Snyder of Geneva, N.Y.; and fiancé Roger Hummel…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • McCreight, James

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends are invited to Woodlawn National Cemetery on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at 11 AM for a committal service and full military honors for James.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • McDonald, Marian R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            McDonald, Marian R. Fairport: September 5, 2008. Predeceased by husband, John. Survived by son, Michael (Mary); grandchildren, Jon (Dawn), Elizabeth (Thomas) Gallagher; 4 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Calling hours Monday 5-7 P.M. at the Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, Village Location, 41 S. Main St., Fairport. Funeral Mass Tuesday 11:15 at Assumption Church, Fairport. Interment White Haven. In lieu of flowers, please consider the Fairport Baptist Home. For further information please log…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • McKay, Michael J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • McNabb, Joan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • McNabb, Joan M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  September 5, 2008 Joan M. McNabb, 72, of West Genesee St. Rd., town of Aurelius, died Friday, September 5, 2008. She is survived by her husband, Claude, and her loving family. Services are private; there are no calling hours. Arrangements are by Heieck-Pelc Funeral Home, Auburn.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Meyer, Charles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Hanley Funeral Home, 60 New Dorp Lane, Monday 10:30 A.M. Service at Funeral Home 11:30 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends will be received Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Meyer, Lowell F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Miceli, Nicholas A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Miceli, Nicholas A. Rochester: Died comfortably at his daughter's home in Wisconsin on August 8, 2008 at age 83. Preceded in death by his dear wife, Margaret; parents, Joseph and Josephine. Survived by his loving wife, Ruby Feland-Miceli; his children, Fred (Karen), Diega (Michael) Tousey, Audri (Jeff) DeBarr, Peggy (Robert) Spinelli and Nick; his sister, Melchiora R.S.M.; and brother, Charles. A Memorial Service will be held on September 13th at 1 PM at New Life Family Church, 3100 Rochester Road,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Morrison, Dorothy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mungalsingh, Sonny "Shorty"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sonny "Shorty" Mungalsingh on September 5, 2008. Beloved husband of Doreen (nee Serettan). Loving father of Dawn, Camille, Paul, Rhonda and Joann. Dear grandfather of Martin and Junior. Fond brother of Mano, Boyd and Doris. Reposing at A. Azzara Funeral Home Inc., 183 Sand Lane, South Beach, S.I. Chapel Service Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. Cremation to follow at Rosehill Crematory, N.J. Visiting Monday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. A. Azzara Funeral Home, Inc. Family Owned & Operated since 1900…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Murad, Kaiser

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            September 5, 2008 Kaiser Murad, 85, well-known owner and operator of Murad's Market in Utica, passed away Friday, September 5, 2008, at the Presbyterian Home for CNY, Inc. Kaiser is survived by his children, Jack C. and Claire-Alyson Murad of Utica, Margaret M. "Peggy" and Tom C. Hack of Rochester, Roddie A. "Rod" and Margaret M. Murad of Liverpool, Barbara R. Murad of Utica, and Eric G. and Penny L. Murad of East Syracuse, and by his grandchildren, Kathryn, Megan and Miriam…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Norman, Michael Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              will be held on Monday, September 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the New Testament Church of Jesus Christ, 39 Clinton Ave., in Ellenville. His funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. at the church with The Rev. Raymond Younger officiating. Burial will follow in the Fantinekill Cemetery in Ellenville. Arrangements are under the direction of the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home of Monticello. For additional information please visit or 845-794-4141.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • O'Neil, Vincent Arthur

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                September 1, 2008 Vincent Arthur O'Neil, 81, a prominent Syracuse lawyer for more than 50 years, died unexpectedly September 1 at his cottage on Higley Lake in Canada. Vince was born in Brooklyn, NY, to Vincent and Marie O'Neil on April 30, 1927. His family moved to Allendale, NJ, in 1939. After graduating from Ramsey High School in 1945, Vince enlisted in the Naval Reserve, serving until the Japanese surrender. He studied at Villanova College and, in 1951, received his law degree from St.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ohmann, Myron C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ohmann, Myron C. Lyons: The Ohmann family invites friends and neighbors to join them in the celebration of Myron Carmer Ohmann's life. (August 24, 1916 - April 26, 2008). The service will take place September 14, 2008, at 2:00 at the First Presbyterian Church of Lyons. A reception will be held at the church immediately following the service and the family hopes you will attend.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Paige, Naomi Sandra

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Perea, Joseph Miguel Crist

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      September 3, 2008 Joseph Miguel Crist Perea, infant son of Rivke Perea of Syracuse and Theodore Crist III of Texas, passed away Wednesday. Also surviving are maternal grandparents, Alejandro Perea and Vidaline Perea, and several other relatives. Memorial Service: 10 a.m. Monday at FARONE & SON FUNERAL HOME, 1500 Park Street.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Peterson Jr., Clifford O.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Clifford O. Peterson, Jr., 80, of 90th Street, died Saturday, September 6, 2008 in Niagara Hospice House, Lockport. Mr. Peterson was born February 11, 1928 in Warren, Pennsylvania, the son of Clifford and Margaret (Larson) Peterson.He graduated from LaSalle High School in 1946 and from Niagara University in 1950. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and then became the owner and operator of Modern Landscaping. He moved to Florida in the late 1970?s where he worked as a landscaper until his…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Piecora, Eugene

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          HARMON HOME FOR FUNERALS, SOUTH SHORE, 6389 AMBOY ROAD, PLEASANT PLAINS. Tuesday 9:00 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Thomas The Apostle Church 9:45 A.M. Interment St. John's Cemetery, Queens. Friends will be received Monday 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

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Pitts, James M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Pitts, James M. Palmyra: 71, died on Friday, September 5, 2008. Jim is survived by his wife, Marilyn of Palmyra; brother, Milton Pitts Sr. of Fairport; niece, Cathy Pitts Stewart of Fairport and nephew, Milton Pitts Jr. of Rochester. Family and friends are invited to call from 5-8pm on Mon., Sept. 8th at the Robert L. Yost Funeral Home, Inc., 123 W. Main St., Palmyra, where a funeral service will be held at 11am on Tues., Sept. 9th. Contributions in memory of Jim may be directed to Hospeace House, 7824…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  May 8, 1923 - September 4, 2008 Marlboro, NY Wallace entered into rest on Thursday, September 4, 2008, at Hudson Valley Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center, Highland, NY. He was 85. On May 8, 1923, he was born in Brooklyn, NY, to Clarence Charles and Ida Hesse Reed. He was predeceased by both of his parents. He was a decorated U.S. Army combat soldier who fought at the Battle of the Bulge in WW II. After the war, Wallace was employed as a salesman for Toledo Scale, NY, and later as the bartender of an…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Remming, Marvin H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Remming, Marvin H. Springwater/Rochester: On September 4, 2008, at age 79. He is predeceased by his wife, Theresa. He is survived by his children, Randy (Pat Copeland) Remming, Keith Remming, Sandra Reifenstein, Laurie (Peter) Faith, Christine (Rick) Madsen, Debra Hart; grandchildren, Jeramie, Loni, Kory, Matthew, Steven, Abby, Randi, Amanda, Tyler, Diana, Christopher &Cameron; great-grand-daughter, Madison; sister, Margaret Bisnett; brother-in-law, Jack Mazzo; several nieces, nephews and many dear…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Robert J. Curry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Robert J. “Bob” Curry, 39, of 12485 Airport Road, Biloxi, formerly of Arkport, N.Y., died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008 due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was a police officer and served in the U.S. Air Force. Survivors include his wife, Leslee Curry; a son, Trevor Curry; a daughter, Krysten Curry; his mother, Dorothy Gibson of Hornell, N.Y. and two brothers, Steven Curry of Leroy, N.Y. and Jeffrey Curry of Millford, N.H. A memorial service will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, at the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rogers, Amanda L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may call at HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, N. Fourth and Ridge Sts., Lewiston on Monday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 9th, at 11:00 AM in the funeral home, with the Rev. Richard Blemaster, Pastor of St. John Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be private in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Youngstown. For those wishing to remember Amanda in a special way, memorials may be made to Pediatrics ICU at Women's and Children's Hospital, 219 Bryant St. Buffalo, NY 14222…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Romano, Peter P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the Hanley Funeral Home, 60 New Dorp Lane, Monday 8:30 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Our Lady Queen of Peace Church 9:30 A.M. Interment to follow at Moravian Cemetery. Visiting 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Saturday and Sunday.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rose, Chester A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton. Monday 8:45 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Peter's Church 9:30 A.M. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Queens. Friends will be received Saturday 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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Rosselli, Josephine M.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • SANDRA L. KNOWLTON

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sandra L. Knowlton, 47, of 711 Streeter Br. Road passed away Thursday (Sept. 4, 2008) unexpectedly at the Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo. Born May 16, 1961 in Olean, she was the daughter of Arthur and Joyce Hawkes Pinney. She married Gary “Fuzzy” Knowlton on Oct. 3, 1981 in Little Genesee. Mr. Knowlton survives. Sandy was a graduate of the Bolivar Central School class of 1979, and a graduate of Central Business Institute in Syracuse. She had been employed for the past 10 years as an…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sampsell, Renee L. (Breeze)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      hip Baptist Church, McEwensville. She is survived by her husband, Donald B. Sampsell; two daughters, Lisa Miller and Cindy Shaffer; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Carol Freeman and three brothers, Tom, Michael and James Breeze of New York.The funeral service was Saturday, August 30th at the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home in Northumberland, PA.Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Samuel P. Talaba

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mr. Samuel P. Talaba, beloved husband of Irma (Heath) Talaba passed away on Thursday evening, Sept. 4, 2008, in St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica.  Sam was born on Oct. 29, 1921, in Little Falls the son of the late Stefan and Suzanna (Sadlon) Talaba. He was educated in local schools and while in High School he was a skilled gymnast and excelled in football and basketball. In 1942, Samuel enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps and proudly served his country in World War II until his discharge in 1946. Sam…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Schmidt, Judy A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Schneider, Marion R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Schneider, Marion R. Rochester: 12/14/18 - 9/4/08 at age 89. She is predeceased by her parents, Lisle G. Humphreys and Mary E. Weitzel; loving husband, Frank H. Schneider; granddaughter, Ann Passarell and great-grandson, Damon Seeber; sisters, Dorothy Brown and Verna Callahan. She is survived by her sons, Lisle F. and Stephen P. (Judy) Schneider; daughters, Barbara L. (Melvin) Talbot and Jeanne A. (Ronald) Hough; 7 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Services and interment…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sepulveda, Wilfredo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sepulveda, Wilfredo Rochester: Passed away on September 3, 2008 at age 73. He is predeceased by his parents, Eduardo and Marina; and brother, Jaime Sepulveda. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Mead; children, Wilfredo Jr., Alva (Hector) Castro, Steven (Shadaris); grandchildren, Lindsey, Steven and Donovan; brothers, Adrian (Luz) and Eduardo Sepulveda; several nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends from 10-12 PM on Monday, September 8 at New Comer Funeral Home , 2636 Ridgeway Avenue, where a…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sandra Shaffer, formerly of Niagara Falls, NY, died suddenly on Thursday, August 21, 2008 at home in Richfield, PA. She was born on December 13, 1947 in Niagara Falls, NY, the daughter of Clara Louise (late Joseph) Siejka, Jr. A graduate of Niagara Wheatfield High School, Sandra was an artist and had been employed at several Western New York and Wildwood, FL florist shops. In the 1990?s she owned the Nail Garden on Third Street in Niagara Falls, NY.In addition to her mother, Sandra is survived by two sons,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Shampang, Eugene Earl

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Eugene Earl Shampang of Binghamton Eugene E. Shampang, 61, died at home on Thursday, September 4, 2008, after a short illness. He was predeceased by his father, Louis J. Shampang. He is survived by his mother, Ruth Wild Shampang; a brother, Louis J. Shampang, Jr., Biloxi, Miss.; three sisters, Mrs. Louella Wercholuk, Ormand Beach, Fla., Mrs. Barbara Chowning, Brunswick, Md., and Elizabeth Shampang, Clifton Park, N.Y.; two uncles, Ernest Wild, Windsor, N.Y., and Robert Shampang, Bainbridge; also numerous…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sharpe, Nancy R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        received Monday and Tuesday from 5-8 PM at the GRECO FUNERAL HOME, 2909 Elmwood Ave. (near Sheridan), and are invited to attend funeral services in the First Presbyterian Church, 149 Broad St., Tonawanda, NY on Wednesday morning at 10 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in Nancy?s memory may be sent to Kenmore Mercy Hospital.On-line register book at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Shove, Eleanor

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Small, Terese K. (Klug)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Small, Terese K. (Klug) New Milford, Connecticut: 57, died unexpectedly early Wednesday morning, (September 3, 2008) at the Danbury Hospital, Danbury, Connecticut. She was the wife of the late James D. Small who died in 1990. Mrs. Small was born in Rochester, New York, the daughter of the late Anthony and Dorothy (Klotz) Klug. She graduated from the Sacred Heart Academy in Rochester and Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York. Mrs. Small has been a resident of Connecticut since her marriage in October…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Smith, Howard I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Howard I. Smith, age 75, of North Tonawanda, passed away Saturday, September 6, 2008 in DeGraff Memorial Hospital. Mr. Smith was born March 6, 1934 in North Tonawanda. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Era.Mr. Smith was self-employed and had run Anodizing and Plating Co. in Wheatfield.Services will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the WATTENGEL Funeral Home (692-0440).On-line guest registry at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sparano, Barbara M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Spollen, Francis J. "Frank"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Francis J. "Frank" Spollen of Middletown, NJ, on September 6, 2008. Beloved husband of 50 years to Mary T. O'Flahery Spollen. Loving father to Marie Spollen, Catherine Holt, Martin F.J. and Michael. Loving grandfather to four grandchildren, Christopher and Maggie Holt, Patrick and Rosemarie Spollen. Visitation at the Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St., Red Bank on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday 10:00 A.M. at St. James RC Church, 94 Broad St., Red Bank.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Stenross, F. Matthew

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        may call TODAY, Sunday 4-7 PM at the funeral chapel (2305 Monroe Ave.). A Memorial Service will be held Monday, 7 PM at Atonement Lutheran Church, 1900 Westfall Rd. Donations in memory of Matt may be directed to Flower City Habitat for Humanity, 200A Public Market, Rochester NY 14609 or CEPHAS Rochester Prison Ministries, 102 Seymour St., Buffalo, NY 14210. Anthony Funeral & Cremation Chapels 2305 Monroe Ave. 244-0770

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          STERMER, Dana D. Age 48 of Curren Rd., in Elmira passed away very unexpectedly as a result of an accident on Fri. Sept. 5, 2008. Further arrangements with Barber Funeral Home in Horseheads will be announced upon completion.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Stever, Richard F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            11 a.m. Tuesday at Gang Memorial Chapel. Burial in Assumption Cemetery. Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 104 Fordham Rd. at Teall Ave. Gang Memorial Chapel 463-6161

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call Sunday evening from 6-8 PM at the Wattengel Funeral Home, 307 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, NY. Graveside Services will be held Monday at Acacia Park Cemetery at 10 A.M. Please assemble at gate. Online at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Szalla, Anton J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                may call Tuesday from 1 to 4 PM at Gaul Funeral Home, 263 East Avenue, Lockport, where funeral services will follow at 4:00 PM. Burial in Cold Spring Cemetery will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Niagara County Community College Foundation, the Salvation Army or Aspire of W.N.Y. would be appreciated by the Szalla family. Post a message of sympathy at .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Tedesco Sr., Martin "Marty"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Casey McCallum-Rice South Shore Funeral Home, 30 Nelson Ave., Great Kills, on Monday. Mass of Christian Burial Our Lady Queen of Peace RC Church at 11:30 A.M. Interment Cemetery of the Resurrection. Friends will be received Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Casey McCallum Rice Funeral Home

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Thomas J. Crowley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CROWLEY, Thomas Justin 84, of Kingsbury Ave., Corning died September 5, 2008. He was born April 24, 1924 (snowed on Decoration Day that year) in Corning, the son of the late John and Catherine (Ryan) Crowley. Mary Agnes Killigrew and Thomas Crowley were married September 7, 1946 in St. Vincent de Paul Church, Corning. He attended St. Patrick’s Parochial and Corning Free Academy, served in the Army Air Corp as a pilot in WWII, graduated from Catholic University and retired from the Corning Glass works in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Thomas, Olive A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Thomas, Olive A. Pittsford: September 4, 2008. Predeceased by her husband, Alfred J. Thomas. She is survived by her daughters, Suzanne Cunningham Lays (Larry), Mary C. Kinsella, Jeanne Taeschner (Paul), Roseann Callaghan (Tom); grandchildren, Kristen Kidd (Ken), Kerry Walker (John), Dr. Erin Hendrick (Andy), Michael Kinsella, Mark Taeschner (Brandi), Meaghan Smith (Tom), Matthew Taeschner (Kelly), Chelsey Callaghan, Michael Callaghan, Kimberley McGill (Kevin); 11 great-grandchildren. The family would like…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Thompson, James L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11 a.m. Monday from the funeral home.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Traficante, Joseph W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            September 6, 2008 Joseph W. Traficante, 69, of Fulton, passed away Saturday at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fulton. Born in Newark, NJ, he was a longtime resident of Fulton. Joe retired in 1992 from Morrell Press after 21 years. He was a member of Hannibal Masonic Lodge550, F&AM. He was also a former member of the Fulton Gauchos. Joe enjoyed cooking and vegetable gardening. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Sandy of Fulton; children, Dawn Traficante of MI, Joseph Traficante Jr. of FL, David Traficante…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Valente, Catherine B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Victoria Monskie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    HYDE PARK - Victoria Monskie, 89, a longtime Hyde Park resident, died Thursday, September 4, 2008 at Victory Lake Nursing Center in Hyde Park. Victoria was a seamstress at the former Florence Walsh Fashions in Hyde Park. She was also a housekeeper for many Hyde Park families, and a generous, kind-spirited woman. Born in Poughkeepsie on May 2, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Eva Dziedzic Barszczewski. In December, 1947 in St. Joseph's Church, Poughkeepsie, she married Edwin Monskie. He…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Villatoro, Jill A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • WILSON S. ZEH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wilson S. Zeh, 79, passed away unexpectedly Friday (Sept. 5, 2008) at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville. Wilson was born Sept. 26, 1928 in Cohocton, a son of Fred and Pearl (Lyke) Zeh. Wilson was married to Rose Bates on May 20, 1950; she survives. He was a retired sprayer from Larrowe Mills in Cohocton. In addition to his parents, Wilson was also predeceased by three brothers, Raymond, Ralph and Laverne Zeh and one sister, Wilma Mehlenbacher. Wilson enjoyed woodworking, gardening, hunting, riding ATVs,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Walker, Sara Young

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          September 4, 2008 Mrs. Sara Young Walker, 88, of Syracuse, passed away peacefully Thursday at Loretto Rest Nursing Home surrounded by her family. She retired from the Syracuse City School District. In 1972, she became a dedicated witness to Jehovah. She was preceded in death by her parents, Newton and Mary Young; husband, William Walker Jr.; one brother, John W. Young; one sister, Georgia Young; and one son-in-law, Cecil Patterson Jr. She is survived by two daughters, Jacci W. Patterson and Johnnie C.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wallace, Jeni L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Wanecski, Walter J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              were received on Sunday at the Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated this morning at 10 AM at St. Mary?s Church and interment was in St. Mary?s Cemetery. Military Honors were accorded at graveside by members of Butts-Clark Post #204, American Legion and Lincoln Post #1483, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Memorials may be made to the Richard Knights/Sue Kaderli Memorial Fund, 510 Main St., Medina, NY 14103. On line guest register at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Watson, Arlene

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mrs. Arlene Watson, of Medina, passed away early Saturday morning, September 6, 2008 at the Orchard Manor Nursing Home.Mrs. Watson was born in the Town of Albion, June 23, 1919, a daughter of the late John N. and Lucy (Turner) Thaine. She married Harold L. ?Stub? Watson on April 14, 1939. She was employed by the Medina Central School District in the Oak Orchard School, where she began her career in 1959 as a cook and cafeteria worker. She transferred to the Towne Elementary School and retired in 1986.She…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Wehrlin, Helene F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Wehrlin, Helene F. Palmyra: 94 years young, a nearly lifelong resident of Palmyra, NY and more recently Brighton, NY, died Wednesday, September 3rd, suddenly at home. Helene was predeceased by her beloved Gerald (Jerry) Wehrlin to whom she was married for 40 years. Helene devoted her life and love to her family. She is survived by four daughters and their families: Jean &Hal Smullen of Williamsburg, VA, Joan Fitzpatrick of Williamsburg, VA, Judy &Frank Angelini of Leominster, MA and Jackie &Leo…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Welch, Donald O.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Donald O. Welch of Norwich Donald O. Welch, 72, of Norwich, passed away unexpectedly late Fri. evening (September 5, 2008) at the Chenango Memorial Hospital, with his family at his side. The son of Otis and Beatrice (Evans) Welch, Don was born in Smyrna in May of 1936. He grew up in Earlville where he attended the local schools, then spent over 32 of his working years as an employee of the Norwich Shoe Company. After Norwich Shoe's closing, Don worked for 17 years for Chenango Memorial Hospital and its…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Welch, John E. "Jack"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      WELCH, John E. "Jack" Age 77, of Big Flats, passed away very unexpectedly on Thurs. Sept. 4. 2008. He is survived by his wife, Rose; his son, John Welch Jr. of Millport, NY; grandchildren, Nicole and Jesse. Jack was a longtime employee of Thatcher Glass and Anchor Glass. In keeping with Jack's wish, any services will take place privately. However, those wishing may remember Jack with memorials to Falck Cancer, 600 Roe Ave., Elmira, NY 14905. Arrangements with Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Whitaker Jr., Odell

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will be held on Monday, September 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the New Testament Church of Jesus Christ, 39 Clinton Ave., in Ellenville. His funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. at the church with The Rev. Raymond Younger officiating. Burial will follow in the Fantinekill Cemetery in Ellenville. Arrangements are under the direction of the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home of Monticello. For additional information please visit or 845-794-4141.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wilferth, Maria V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Wilferth, Maria V. Rochester: Thurs. Sept. 4, 2008. Predeceased by her husband, Bruce. Survived by her sister, Juanita "Juan" Cruz; nephew, Orlando (Amy) Garcia; niece, Arelys Cruz; great-niece and nephew, Maley and Mason Garcia; and many friends. Funeral Service at the convenience of the family. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Arrangements by Leo M. Bean and Sons Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Williams, Esther M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends are invited to call Wednesday, September 10, 2008 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral Service will follow at 8 p.m. Interment will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Williams, Nona

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                are invited to a Memorial Mass 9:15 A.M. Tues., Sept. 9 at St. Rita's Church, 1008 Maple Drive, Webster. Memorials may be directed to Mission St. Martin, c/o Immanuel Baptist Church, 815 Park Ave., Rochester, NY 14607. Arr: Willard H. Scott Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Williams, Susan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WILLIAMS, Susan (Wilson) Age 61, of Port Isabel, TX, passed away September 3, 2008. Raised in Elmira Heights, she is survived by her husband of eighteen years, Howard; son and daughter-in-law, William and Wendy Barton III of Naples, FL; sons, Richard and Scott Barton of Texas, Kimberly Barton of Port Isabel, TX; stepsons, Chip and Greg Williams of Florida; sister-in-law, Teenie Isaacs of Lowman, NY; brother, Dean Isaacs of Horseheads, NY; sister, Mary (Wilson) and brother-in-law, Bob Walb of Gouldsboro, PA.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Winiecki, Michael W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WINIECKI, Michael W. LCDR USN RET. October 10, 1952 - August 29, 2008 Age 55, of Defiance, OH passed away suddenly and unexpectedly, at a family holiday gathering in Stow, Ohio Friday, August 29, 2008. Mike was born in Elmira, NY on October 10, 1952, son of the late Stanley E. Winiecki and Floryne J. Winiecki (Steiner), son-in-law to the late Jack M. Bane and Edith G. Bane (Geohegan). He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Sandra A. Winiecki (Bane) of Defiance, OH; sons, Maximillian of Indianapolis, IN,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wolfe, Jesse R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WOLFE, Jesse R. Age 65, of Odessa, New York, passed on Thursday, September 4, 2008, at his home surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. In accordance with his wishes there will be no prior calling hours or funeral service. Those wishing to remember Jesse may do so through memorials in his name to the Odessa Fire and Rescue Department, PO Box 132, Odessa, NY 14869, or to the Montour Falls Fire and Rescue Dept., PO Box 369, Montour Falls, NY 14865. Arrangements are entrusted with the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Yaccarino, Carmela

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the Hanley Funeral Home, 60 New Dorp Lane Monday 9:30 A.M. Mass Our Lady Queen of Peace Church 10:30 A.M. Interment to follow at St. Peter's Cemetery. Visiting 7-9 P.M. only on Sunday.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Zackery Krum

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The family of Zackery Krum, age 5, of 19 Henry Street, Mohawk, is deeply saddened at his sudden and unexpected passing on Friday, Sept. 5, 2008 in Albany Medical Center. At the time of his passing, he was surrounded by his loving family. He had just started Kindergarten in Mohawk Central School. Zackery was born on February 13, 2003 in New Hartford, New York, the son of Trista Randall and David Krum. Zackery was a fun loving little boy who loved "Spiderman" and playing with his transformers with…

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