Tuesday, September 9, 2008

New York Obituaries 09/09/08

  • Adymy, George

    ADYMY, George -Happy Birthday to my wonderful brother George. We love and miss you very much.YOUR SISTER PUGGY, AND DUCKY,

    • Aichinger, Bruce F.

      will be present to receive friends Tuesday 7-9 PM and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5200 Sheridan Dr. (corner Hopkins) where Funeral Services will be held Thursday at 10:00 AM. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo, Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227. Online guest register at www.Amigone.com.,

      • Albert C "Butch" Whitaker, Jr.

        POUGHKEEPSIE Albert C. "Butch" Whitaker, Jr., a sixty two year resident of Poughkeepsie, NY was called home to serve the lord on Friday, September 5,2008 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. Albert was born on November 18, 1945 in Newburgh, NY to Albert C. Whitaker Sr., and the late Meme Smith Whithaker. He attended and graduated from the Poughkeepsie School District. In 1965, Albert joined the Army, a proud member of the 82nd airborne division for 27 years. During his military…

        • Altendorfer, Anneliese (Stubenrauch)

          ALTENDORFER - Anneliese (nee Stubenrauch)September 6, 2008 of Cheektowaga, NY; beloved wife of 59 years to Alois Altendorfer; dearest mother of the late Alois J. Altendorfer; daughter of the late Johann and Barbara (nee Ermer) Stubenrauch; sister of Heide Becker of Texas and Martha Bilinkiewcz of Germany; also survived by nieces, nephews, a grand niece, three grand nephews and a cousin. Family will be present to receive relatives and friends, Thursday 4-8 PM at the MELVIN J. SLIWINSKI FUNERAL HOME, 5090…

          • Amedeo, Joseph

            may call Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at the Bates, Wallace and Heath Funeral Home, 38 State St., Middleport, where funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 AM with the Rev. Daniel J. Fawls, Pastor of Holy Trinity Catholic Parish, officiating. Burial will be in Royalton Mt. Ridge Cemetery. Memorials to Save-A-Pet, PO. Box 114, Newfane, NY 14108 would be appreciated by the Amedeo family. Visit www.bateswallace.com to sign guest register.

            • 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 was educated in Little Falls schools. She was last employed as a waitress in Washington, D.C. She leaves her sister-in-law, Mildred Marusic of Herkimer; two nieces, Linda Smith of Mohawk and Nancy Johnson and…

              • 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…

                • Atkinson, Laverne C.

                  (Albion) - Laverne C. ?Lefty? Atkinson, age 77, of Oak Orchard Estates, died September 5, 2008 in Batavia. He was born March 16, 1931 in Holley, a son of the late Lawrence and Ruth (Ricebrook) Atkinson, and had lived in this area all his life. Â He was a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology. He retired from Guaranteed Parts Co., and at the time of his retirement, he was General Manager of the Canadian Division for the company.He was a SGT in the US Air Force and served in the Korean War.…

                  • Aubertine, Betty E.

                    September 7, 2008 Betty E. Aubertine, 84, of Brewerton, passed away Sunday at home with family at her side. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Leland; a daughter, Bonnie (Sam) Laquidari; a grandson, Samuel Laqui-dari; a granddaughter, Celeste Laquidari; great-granddaughter, Milan Laquidari; a brother, Glen Goodfriend; three sisters, Doris Briggs, Helena Hacker and Myrtle Randall; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be 7 p.m. Thursday at New Comer Family Funeral Home, 705 N. Main St.…

                    • Banks, Dorothy Joelle

                      may call Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at the WATTENGEL Funeral Home, 307 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, where services will follow at 8 PM. Online at Wattengel.com

                      • Barnes, Robert M.

                        August 15, 2008 Robert Michael Barnes, 59, of Syracuse, died in Los Angeles, CA. Mr. Barnes was a self-employed artist who loved to draw and also worked as a printer and photographer. Mr. Barnes was a graduate of Buffalo State College. He was a U.S. Ar-my veteran, serving in Vietnam as a U.S. Army Signal Corps photographer from Feb. 26, 1968, to Feb. 22, 1969. He was honorably discharged as a specialist 5 and was the recipient of five service medals, including the Vietnam Campaign Medal. Surviving are four…

                        • Bayer, Barbara Ann (Wheeler)

                          request donations e made to Hope Lodge, Elm &Carlton Sts., Buffalo 14263. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the HUBERT FUNERAL HOME, Jamestown, NY.,

                          • Beckwith, Robert

                            BECKWITH, Mr. Robert J. 78, of Attica, an avid golfer and sports fan, died unexpectedly Saturday, September 6, 2008, at his home. He was born March 9, 1930 in Elmira, the son of the late Ernest and Florence Whalen Beckwith. He was a 1949 graduate of South Side High School Hall of Fame and a member of Chemung County Hall of Fame in Basketball and Softball. Mr. Beckwith retired in 1990 from Attica Correctional Facility where he was a corrections officer for over thirty years. He was the husband of the late…

                            • Bennett, Floyd K.

                              FLOYD K. BENNETT, 99, of Pine Harbour in Plattsburgh, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh., Arrangements were incomplete Monday evening and have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., in Plattsburgh. Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com.

                              • Bogle, Genevieve M.

                                • Bookmiller, Esther Etta (Ireland)

                                  will receive friends at THE C. MERTZ &SON FUNERAL HOME, INC. 911 Englewood Ave., Tuesday from 4-7 PM. Friends are invited to attend a funeral service at Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Rd., Snyder NY 14226, Wednesday at 11 AM (please assemble at church). In lieu of flowers, donations to Christ United Methodist Church.,

                                  • Booth III, James J.

                                    AUSABLE FORKS -- James J. Booth III, 56, passed away Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center after a lengthy battle with lung cancer., Jim was born on Aug. 26, 1952, the son of James J. Booth Jr. and Barbara Jean (Harrison) Booth., Jim was a self-employed logger until his illness. His pride and joy were his daughters, Michaelene and Hannah. He was an avid N.Y. Yankees fan., Surviviors include his two daughters, Michaelene and Hannah; six sisters, Mary (Martin) Collidge, Sandy (Pete) Cassavaugh,…

                                    • Bowers, Brenda F.

                                      BOWERS, Brenda F. 62, of Marsh Creek Road, Wellsboro, PA, died September 7, 2008 at Arnot-Ogden Hospital, Elmira, NY. She was the wife of the late George V. Bowers, who died September 3, 1999. Brenda was born March 11, 1946 in Wellsboro, the daughter of the late Harry C. and Winona Mosher Confer. She was housekeeper for Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital for twenty-six years, a tax collector for twenty-five years, and building permit officer for Shippen Township for ten years. She loved her family and…

                                      • Brodnicki, Robert J.

                                        BRODNICKI - Robert J. September 6, 2008, beloved husband of Sylvia P. (nee Panfil) Brodnicki; dearest father of Craig, Daryl (Kim) and Brad (Jennifer) Brodnicki; devoted grandfather of Brielle and Tessa. No prior visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life, Tuesday at 7 PM in the Kenmore Alliance Church, 175 Bonnett Ave., Tonawanda, NY. Flowers gratefully declined. If so desired, donations may be made to Hospice Buffalo, Inc. Online register at www.Amigone.com,

                                        • Brongo, Salvatore A.

                                          may call Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9PM at the Vay-Schleich &Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road . His Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday 11:00 AM at St. Charles Borromeo Church. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Charles Borromeo Church in his memory. For more information or to sign Salvatore's guestbook, please visit www.MeesonFamily.com .

                                          • Brown, Donna Townsend

                                            • Butkowsky, Joseph Benjamin

                                              are invited to call Wed. 4 - 7 at the Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home, Inc., 735 East Ave., Hilton. You are invited to celebrate Joseph's Funeral Mass Thurs. 9:30 AM at Our Mother of Sorrows Church, 5000 Mt. Read Blvd. Flowers gratefully declined. Those wishing may make donations to Our Mother of Sorrows Church. Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home Inc.

                                              • Cain, Richard C.

                                                September 8, 2008 Richard C. Cain, 63, died September 8, 2008, at the Syracuse VA Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer. Survived by a brother, Robert; five sons, Randy, Jeremy, Ernest (Jill), William (Kristin), Richard Jr.; daughter, Katherine; and three grandchildren. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, with eulogy immediately following at DeWitt Memorial Funeral Home, 4901 Jamesville Rd., DeWitt. Private burial will be at Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Jan Maloff, Funeral Director…

                                                • Callahan, Garth J.

                                                  GARTH J. CALLAHAN of Malone passed away Friday, Sept. 5, 2008. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Sharlene (Lepine). Also surviving are three daughters, Donna, Maureen and Erin; four brothers, Giles, Gabriel, Grant and Gregory. He was predeceased by a brother, Gary; and a sister, Therese., There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, in Notre Dame Church., Burial will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Fort Covington Street…

                                                • Canabush, Rock A.

                                                  LEWIS -- Rock A. Canabush, 49, passed away Sept. 3, 2008, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. He was born April 26, 1959, the son of Samuel and Carol (Wadsworth) Canabush., He was a loving and devoted father to Darcy and Ashli Canabush., He is survived by his loving mother, Carol Merchant; sisters and brothers, Geri and husband, Timothy Kent, Susan Duell, Loretta, Charlene and Connie Canabush. Stephan Merchant, Linda Boisvert. Also his Aunt Linda, several cherished nieces and nephews and loving…

                                                  • Carroll, Gloria

                                                    September 6, 2008 Gloria Carroll, 59, of Fulton, died Saturday at A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton. Funeral services will be private. Burial will be held privately at Mt. Adnah Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton.

                                                    • Cathcart, Catherine

                                                      • Catherine J. "Kay" Tetor

                                                        Catherine J. "Kay" Tetor, age 94 of Bath, NY died Friday, September 5, 2008 at home.  She was born January 18, 1914 in Corning, NY  the daughter of William and Mary Reams McKinney.  She was a homemaker and a member of St. Mary’s Church in Bath, N.Y. She is survived by her brother, Walter (Joyce) McKinney of Harrodsburg, KY, special cousin and caretaker, Dorothy Hultzman of Corning, NY, her godson, John (Marilyn) Hultzman of Bath, NY, brother-in-law Harry (Jule) Tetor of Painted Post,…

                                                        • Chilson, Wynn Kemp

                                                          Fraternity Moose Lodge 746 of Elkland, PA, since 1969, and he served on the Vestry of the Episcopal Church of The Redeemer in Addison, NY. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary V. Chilson; son, Jeffrey Chilson and his wife, Sandi of Middlebury Center, PA; son, Brian Scott Chilson and his wife, Deborah of Nelson, PA; son, Kevin Chilson and his wife, Karen of Lindley, NY; daughter, Peggy Kay Martin and her husband, James of Merriam, KS; stepson, Arthur Greenfield of Washington, DC; stepdaughter, Yvonne…

                                                          • Cirando, Josephine Nocera

                                                            August 18, 2008 Josephine Nocera Cirando, 84, of Arizona, passed away August 18, 2008. Survived by daughter, Joanne McCool of Baldwinsville, NY; son, James M.(Barb) Cirando of Mesa, AZ; sister, Catherine Franks of Baldwinsville, NY; brother, Angelo (Pat) Nocera of Houston, TX; stepsister, Florance D'Agostino of Syracuse; sister-in-law, Mary Cirando of Syracuse; aunt, Connie Nocera of N. Syracuse; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Private services were…

                                                            • Clark, Robert A.

                                                              GLENS FALLS -- Robert A. "Bob" Clark, 57, of Ticonderoga, passed away Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008, at the Glens Falls Hospital, surrounded by his loving family after a short battle with cancer., Born in Ticonderoga, July 16, 1951, he is the son of Sherry and Flossie (Dockum) Clark of Ticonderoga., Mr. Clark was a lifetime resident of Ticonderoga and a graduate of Ticonderoga High School., He was employed by the International Paper Company of Ticonderoga for more than 30 years and was a member of the…

                                                              • Claude F. Kiefer

                                                                Claude F. Kiefer, 93, of Wilmot Street, Dansville, passed away peacefully at home early Sunday morning (Sept. 7, 2008). He was born in South Dansville, on Feb. 23, 1915, a son of the late William and Elizabeth (Conrad) Kiefer. He also was predeceased by his first wife, Lorma Little Kiefer in 1981, Shirley Thompson Kiefer in 1997 and siblings, Eloise “Catie” Kinney and Harold Kiefer. Claude was a machinist at Foster Wheeler Energy Corp. in Dansville for 35 years, retiring in 1977. He was a 57-year…

                                                                • Colletti, Paula H. (Kociencki)

                                                                  COLLETTI - Paula H. (nee Kociencki)September 5, 2008, of Hopewell, VA, beloved wife of Thomas Colletti; dearest mother of Thomas (Christi) Colletti and Marissa (Brendan) Lyon; six grandchildren, all of Virginia; a brother, James (Cheryl) Kociencki of Cheektowaga; sisters, Barbara (David) Shevlin and Linda Joyce, both of West Seneca; several nieces and nephews. Family present Tuesday 7-9 and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 at the R. MACKOWIAK FUNERAL HOME, 56 E. Doughty St., Dunkirk. Funeral Services will be held…

                                                                  • Conklin, Lorraine M.

                                                                    • Cook, Douglas C.

                                                                      • Crowe Sr., Robert C.

                                                                        CROWE - Robert C. Sr. September 6, 2008. Beloved husband of Catherine (Cheman) Crowe; devoted father of Robert C. (Ruth) Crowe Jr., and David (Kathleen) Crowe, and the late Brian Crowe; grandfather of Robert C. III, Jeffrey, Kelly, Christopher, Kristina, and Daniel Crowe; brother of the late Evelyn Crowe. Friends may call Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME INC., were services will be held Wednesday at 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Christ the King Church at 9:30 AM.…

                                                                        • Crues, Charles

                                                                          Crues, Charles Gates: September 2, 2008 at age 58. Forever cherished by his wife, Doretha; son, Kamal; daughter, Kijana; brothers, Theodis, Vinson and Clarence (Gloria); sisters, Trudy (Freddie) Blair and Odessa Crues; father-in-law, George (Evelyn) Streets; mother-in-law, Lillie Mae Mills; and a host of other relatives. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, 2-4 & 7-9PM at the funeral home. Charles' Homegoing Celebration will be held on Thursday, 11AM, at New Life Fellowship, 330 Wellington…

                                                                          • Damico, Gertrude M. (Fashona)

                                                                            DAMICO - Gertrude M. (nee Fashona)September 8, 2008; beloved wife of Nicholas S. DAmico; dear mother of Michael (Debbie) DAmico, Ann Marie (Carl) Marchi and Steven (Laurie) DAmico; also survived by 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; sister of the late Raymond and Paul Fashona; survived by four sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews. Friends received at the MICHAEL A. DIVINCENZO FUNERAL HOME, 1122 E. Lovejoy St., Tuesday evening 7-9 PM and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where prayers will be said…

                                                                            • Dana D. Stermer

                                                                              Dana D. Stermer, 48, of Curren Road, died Friday, Sept. 5, 2008 in a construction accident. He owned his own excavation business. Survivors include a daughter, Ryenna Clark of Greensville, S.C., sons James Stermer and Brian Bonci of New York City and Blake Stermer of Elmira; his mother, Janet Stermer; three brothers, Ernie Stermer of Canandaigua, Eric Stermer of Elmira and Brent Stermer of Elmira and a sister, Renea Rosplock of Erin. Calling hours are 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11 at the Barber…

                                                                              • Darby, Richard

                                                                                • Darnell, Landon H.

                                                                                  (Wilson) - Landon Hagan Darnell, age 83, died peacefully Saturday, September 6, 2008 in Niagara Hospice House, Lockport, after a long battle with respiratory disease. He was born July 23, 1925, in Scott Co., Virginia, to Everett Hagan Darnell and Nannie Edith Bostic. He attended schools in Rye Cove, VA and Kingsport, TN.Landon enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1943, was a plank owner of the U.S.S. Wisconsin and served aboard her until his discharge in 1946. While in the Navy he met Jean Ruth Heller, a Navy WAVE…

                                                                                  • Darwin R. Davis

                                                                                    Darwin R. Davis, 29, of Hinkley Hill Road, passed away Sunday (Sept. 7, 2008) as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident in the Town of Hornellsville. Darwin was born Nov. 28, 1979, in Hornell to David and Carol (Bradley) Davis, who survive. He was a graduate of Canisteo Central School, class of 1997, and he attended one year at Brockport State University before gaining employment as a lineman in 1999 for the Verizon Telephone Company. He was an avid NASCAR race fan and had raced…

                                                                                    • DeVeronica, Sebastian B. "Busty"

                                                                                      are invited to a Funeral Service on Wednesday at 11 AM, in the All Seasons Chapel of White Haven Memorial Park. Arrangements entrusted to: TROIANO FUNERAL HOME, INC.

                                                                                      • Delarm, Franklin J.

                                                                                        September 7, 2008 Franklin J. Delarm, 69, of Rome, NY, died peacefully on September 7, 2008, with his family at his side. He was born November 28, 1938, in Malone, NY, a son of Leo J. and Gladys Ashlaw Delarm. Frank is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Michele and Brian Farmer of Orlando, FL, and Deborah and Bruce Austerman of Canastota; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Randy and Erika Delarm of Stafford, VA, and Jeffrey Delarm and Diane Fay of Cicero; grandchildren, Sidney Lee, Evan and Avery…

                                                                                        • Delbert R. "Del" Hatt

                                                                                          RHINEBECK - Delbert R. "Del" Hatt, Jr. of Rhinebeck died Friday, September 5, 2008. He was 74. He was born in Poughkeepsie on July 10, 1934, a son of the late Delbert R. and Ethel V. Totten Hatt, Sr. Mr. Hatt was raised in Poughkeepsie and moved to Hyde Park in 1956. For 38 years Mr. Hatt was employed at I.B.M. as a quality inspector. He belonged to the Quarter Century Club. On May 16, 1964 he married Linda Paulus. They have lived in Rhinebeck since 1967 and was a former member of St. Paul's…

                                                                                          • Deller, John F.

                                                                                            • Determann, Herman J.

                                                                                              • Di Sciullo, Marie T.

                                                                                                • DiPonzio, Frank J.

                                                                                                  may call TUESDAY EVENING ONLY from 6-8PM at the DiPonzio Funeral Home, Inc., 219 Spencerport Road, Gates. On Wednesday morning, September 10, friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass at 10:00 in St. Mary's Church (St. Mary's Place). Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

                                                                                                • DiStefano, Anthony

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                                                                                                  • Distefano, Anthony Victor

                                                                                                    Anthony Victor Distefano entered into rest Sunday, September 7, 2008 in Buffalo General Hospital. Born August 11, 1925 in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of Victor and Angeline (Alongi) Distefano. Tony was predeceased by his beloved wife, Camille (Scott) Distefano in 2003. Tony worked for the Meat Cutters Union Local 34 as a Union rep. He also worked for Loblaw?s as a meat cutter.Tony served as a City of Lockport Alderman in the 8th Ward from 1980 to 1984. He was a member of the American Legion B. Leo…

                                                                                                    • 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.

                                                                                                      • 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;…

                                                                                                        • Doris Rose Cerniglia

                                                                                                          SUNSET BEACH, NC - Doris Rose Cerniglia, 81, of Sunset Beach, North Carolina and formerly of Hyde Park, passed away peacefully, September 7, 2008 at her home with her family by her side. Mrs. Cerniglia was born on December 18, 1926 in Poughkeepsie, NY. She was a daughter of the late James and Sarah Curlew Mansfield. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her loving husband, Mariano, of 55 years, and twin sons, John and Peter who were three days old at the time of their death, her sisters, Ellen…

                                                                                                          • Dr. C. Susan Wesley

                                                                                                            C. Susan (Rainwater) Wesley, M.D., 57, of Fremont, died Sunday (Sept. 7, 2008) following a long illness. Born in Boston on July 16, 1951, Dr. Wesley was the daughter of Ralph and Constance (Zimmerman) Fullam.  She spent the majority of her childhood years in Wayland, where the family had moved when she was three. After graduating high school, Sue attended the University of New Mexico where she was Phi Beta Kappa as an undergraduate and from where she graduated medical school in 1978.  She was married…

                                                                                                            • Duley, Robert E.

                                                                                                              • Duncan R.J. MacLeod

                                                                                                                ARLINGTON, VA - Duncan R.J. MacLeod (Age 83), on September 7, 2008 of Arlington, VA. Beloved husband of Marcella MacLeod for 58 years. Father of Heather MacLeod of Quincy, MA, Wendy MacLeod of Gambier, OH and Victoria MacLeod DeSarno of Fairfield, CT. Grandfather of Martha & Shelby Rink and Foss & Avery Baldwin. Brother of Kenneth MacLeod of Fort Montgomery, NY, Rona Throckmorton of Chillicothe, OH and Norman MacLeod of Beacon, NY. Friends may visit the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME OF ARLINGTON, 4510 Wilson…

                                                                                                                • Duncan, Norma Jean

                                                                                                                  COOPERSTOWN _ Mrs. Norma Jean Duncan, 60, of Cooperstown, died peacefully Sunday evening, Sept. 7, 2008, at her home. She was born Oct. 13, 1947, at Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, a daughter of Harry Atwell Morton and Gladys Irene (Bridger) Morton. Raised in the Cooperstown area, Norma attended schools in Cooperstown and Richfield Springs. On Feb. 5, 1977, she married Daniel E. Duncan in the town of Springfield. For more than 24 years, she was employed as a nurse's assistant at The…

                                                                                                                  • Emily Marie Wray

                                                                                                                    Emily Marie Wray, 92, the beloved mother of James W. Wray Sr. and his wife Julia of Fultonville, N.Y., Susan Caruso Vaughan of NYC, and Daniel M. Wray and his wife Leslie of East Berne, N.Y.

                                                                                                                    • Fasce, Mary A. Wylie "Marian"

                                                                                                                      • Feuz, Donald A.

                                                                                                                        FEUZ - Donald A. September 7, 2008 of Strykersville, N.Y. Son of the late Rudolph and Florence (nee Kelver) Feuz; brother of the late Marion (Henry) Keem and Donald A. Feuz. Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service, Wednesday at 11 AM from the KENNETH HOWE FUNERAL HOME, 64 Maple St., East Aurora, N.Y. Flowers gratefully declined, memorials may be made to the Harris Corners Fire Company or the Strykersville Fire Co.,

                                                                                                                        • Figler Jr, Victor Stanley

                                                                                                                          • Flanagan, Ellen

                                                                                                                            • Foran, Shirley Ann

                                                                                                                              Foran, Shirley Ann (Christo) Irondequoit: Passed away peacefully in her sleep Sunday September 7, 2008 at age 72 after a courageous battle with cancer. She is predeceased by husband, John "Jack". She is survived by her son, William (Catherine) Foran; daughter, Shawn Docteur; grandchildren, Robert D. Richardson III, Lora Foran, Samantha and Danielle Docteur; sister-in-law, Shirley Missell; aunt, Clara Gange; and special cousin, Geri Simone. Family will receive friends, Tuesday (TODAY) , September…

                                                                                                                              • Forden, Raymond B.

                                                                                                                                FORDEN - Raymond B. September 7, 2008 of Amherst, NY; beloved husband of Thelma (Phelps) and the late Dorothy (MacBay) Forden; father of Roger A., M.D. (Carol) Forden; stepfather of Suzanne Horrigan, Cheryl (Bruce) Dauer and Mary Ellen (Richard) Rogers; survived by several other stepchildren; grandfather of Eric (Amy), Mark (Molly), Scott Forden, Stacey, Rachel Rogers, Jessica and Jennifer Dauer; survived by other grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Friends may call Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 at The LESTER H.…

                                                                                                                                • Frazee, Russell E.

                                                                                                                                  STAMFORD _ Graveside memorial services for Russell E. Frazee, 93, formerly of South Gilboa, who passed away Aug. 1, 2008, will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, in the Stamford Cemetery, Stamford, with the Rev. Bert More officiating. A gathering will follow the services at the Stamford VFW. Arrangements are by the MacArthur Funeral Home of Hobart.

                                                                                                                                  • Geier, June Werner

                                                                                                                                    • Giambalvo, John A.

                                                                                                                                      John A. Giambalvo of Yonkers, N.Y. John A. Giambalvo, 54, of Yonkers, N.Y., died September 6, 2008. Beloved husband of Raquel; cherished father of Paul A. and Gina M. Giambalvo; loving son of Marie and the late Philip. Also survived by his sisters, Diane Richards, Nancy Dziedzic; and brother, Philip Giambalvo; as well as several nieces and nephews. John was the founder of Envisage Optical, formerly John Giambalvo Opticians of Westchester. A member of the Yonkers Lions Club since 1990, he was elected…

                                                                                                                                      • Gierke, Donna L.

                                                                                                                                        Donna L. Gierke (nee Smallish) died September 6, 2008 at age 74. Born in Buffalo, NY, daughter of Richard and Mathilde Smallish. Beloved wife of the late Rudolph Gierke. Dearest mother of Kenneth (Doris) Gierke, Donna (Jeffery) Bender, Nancy (Timothy) Dreyer, Lori (William) Mislin. Loving grandmother of Justin, Ryan and Alyssa Gierke, James (Sue) Bender, Carrie (Jason) Roth, Melissa, Ashley and David Dreyer. Great-grandmother of Genevieve and Alexander Bender and Caylie Roth. Sister of Ruth Fox, Donald…

                                                                                                                                        • Gierke, Donna L. (Smallish)

                                                                                                                                          • Gill, Marguerite E.

                                                                                                                                            • Glennon, Helen

                                                                                                                                              may call 10 A.M. thru 12 noon Thurs. at Willard H. Scott Funeral Home, 12 South Ave., Webster. Graveside Service to follow at Webster Rural Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Palliative Center for Caring, 1450 Portland Ave., Rochester, NY 14621.

                                                                                                                                              • Goldthwait, Thomas

                                                                                                                                                9:15 a.m. Thursday at Russell H. Schepp & Son Funeral Home and 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Minoa. Burial at St. Mary's Cemetery, DeWitt. Friends may call Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home, 109 East Avenue, Minoa. For directions, local florists or a guest book, please visit www.SCHEPPFAMILY.com Contributions: Hospice of Central New York, 990 Seventh North Street, Liverpool, NY 13088. RUSSELL H. SCHEPP & SON Minoa 656-3132

                                                                                                                                                • Grasso, Ralph A.

                                                                                                                                                • Greco, Anthony J. "Tony"

                                                                                                                                                  Greco, Anthony J. "Tony" Dansville: September 7, 2008. Predeceased by his parents Salvatore &Catherine; sister Michelina. Survived by his wife Pauline (Serio) Greco; daughter Anne Marie (Kent) Friar; sisters-in-law Connie &Sophie Serio; several nieces, nephews &cousins. BARTOLOMEO &PEROTTO Funeral Home Inc, 1411 Vintage Ln (between Rte 390 &Long Pond Rd). Visitation will be Wednesday 3-7PM. Tony's funeral mass will be held 11:30 AM on Thursday at St. John the Evangelist…

                                                                                                                                                  • Gross, Dr. William G.

                                                                                                                                                    GROSS, Dr. William G. - Happy 68th birthday. Love always &forever, Sue,

                                                                                                                                                    • Hall, Susan I.

                                                                                                                                                      • Harrison, Leonard C.

                                                                                                                                                        • Harster, Arnold C.

                                                                                                                                                          Harster, Arnold C. Brockport: September 4, 2008. Survived by his wife, Arlene (Duff) Harster; sisters, Edith (Stanley), Margaret (Harold); brother, Herbert; step-children, Dan and Tim Duff, Cindy Herzog (Paul); step grandchildren, Derek and Jessica Herzog, Jeffrey, Tyler and Breanna Duff, Barbara Harster; nieces and nephews. Arnie served as a Second Lieutenant in the Army. Was a Cornell graduate and retiree from the Rochester Psychiatric Center, where he was Personnel director. A Memorial Service will be…

                                                                                                                                                          • Helene Brusie

                                                                                                                                                            hours will be held on Wednesday, September 10, from 4pm to 8pm at the Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home, Inc., 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, September 11, 2008 at 9:45am at Holy Trinity Church, Poughkeepsie, NY. Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, Manchester Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. If you need directions or wish to send condolence, please visit our website at www.doylefuneralhome.com.

                                                                                                                                                            • Henry, Nancey J. (Burggraf)

                                                                                                                                                              may call Wednesday 2 - 4 &7-9 PM at the Alhart Funeral Home, 3068 Main St., Caledonia. Her Funeral Service will be held Thursday 11 AM at Grace Episcopal Church, 9 Browns Ave., Scottsville. Interment Mumford Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Scottsville Veterinary Adoptions, 3750 Scottsville Rd., Scottsville, NY 14546.

                                                                                                                                                              • Hewson, Catherine M.

                                                                                                                                                                CATHERINE M. HEWSON, 86, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center., She was born in Beekmantown, Sept. 2, 1922, the daughter of Bernard and Grace (Pickle) Jarvis., Funeral arrangements with the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court St., Plattsburgh, are incomplete.

                                                                                                                                                                • Hilleges, Lorraine L.

                                                                                                                                                                  September 6, 2008 Lorraine L. Hilleges passed away Saturday at St Joseph's Hospital. She resided at 319 Putnam Street in Syracuse for many years before moving to Mattydale in 1998. She was the daughter of the late Otto and Thelma Pfeffer and loved her ba-bies. Lorraine was predeceased by her husband, Robert, and son-in-law, Paul Overton. Left to cherish her memory are her two daughters, Debbie (Jerry) Forrett and Linda Overton; her brother, Fred (Barbara) Pfeffer; three sisters, Sandra Melnick and Ethel…

                                                                                                                                                                  • Hirsch, Jacquie E.

                                                                                                                                                                    • Hoffman, Patricia D. (Doane)

                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, on Wed., Sept. 10, 2008, from 5-7:00 p.m. and again on Thursday from 10-11:00 a.m., where her service will follow at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. James Swanson officiating. Interment will follow beside her late husband, Paul in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads.

                                                                                                                                                                      • Hoogkamp, Gerrit

                                                                                                                                                                        • Hoskinson, Linda L.

                                                                                                                                                                          September 8, 2008 Linda L. Hoskinson, age 57, formerly of Pulaski, died Monday at her daughters home in Mexico. Born on April 18, 1951 in Waddington. She resided in Pulaski, moving to Mexico in February 2008. She previously lived in Syracuse for many years. She attended Pulaski schools. Linda was employed by Tarson Supply Company in Syracuse for several years. Surviving: one daughter, Heather (Toby) Brewer, Mexico; several brothers and sisters, and her companion, James W. Pelkey, Mexico. Funeral services…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Hughes, Irene F.

                                                                                                                                                                            and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, September 10th, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Charles Borromeo Church on Thursday, September 11th, at 10 a.m. with Father Thomas O'Brien as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Peter &Paul's Cemetery. The family expresses their deepest appreciation for the care and encouragement of the nurses and staff in the 3C Heart Unit at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center.

                                                                                                                                                                            • 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,…

                                                                                                                                                                              • James Chappy Surace

                                                                                                                                                                                Mr. James Chappy Surace, 91, of 334 William St., Herkimer, passed away Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at St. Luke’s Memorial Hospital in New Hartford. He was born in Herkimer on Oct. 12, 1916, the son of the late Nunziato and Frances Surace. Chappy attended Herkimer schools and graduated in 1934. He served during World War II in the Army Air Corps. For many years, Mr. Surace worked for Derby Sportswear in Herkimer. He also worked as a technician for Univac Ilion and Utica Plants until his retirement. He was a…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Jeanette A. Davis

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

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Jeziorski, Helen R. (Hajduk)

                                                                                                                                                                                    JEZIORSKI - Helen R. (nee Hajduk)August 26, 2008; beloved wife of the late Stanley Ginger, devoted mother of Stanley (Amy), Michael (Janet), Martin (Lauren); loving grandmother of 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; dear sister of Albin, late Edmund and John Hajduk; also survived by nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Augustine Church 425 Penora Street, Depew Friday September 12, at 10 AM. PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE. Mrs. Jeziorski was a former…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • John P.E. Brokx, Sr.

                                                                                                                                                                                      SEVERNA PARK, MD - John P.E. Brokx, Sr., 80, of Severna Park, died September 5, 2008 of complications due to Alzheimer's Disease. John was born on January 9, 1928 in New York City. He grew up in York, PA and later attended high school in Wappingers Falls, NY, graduating in 1946. The next year he enlisted in the U.S. Marines. After completing military service, he attended the Albany Business College and Sienna College, finally receiving his BA from the University of Houston. Always involved in various…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Johnson, Donald P.

                                                                                                                                                                                        DONALD P. JOHNSON, 89, of Carter Court, Dannemora, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born in Syracuse, N.Y., Nov. 11, 1918., Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St. in Plattsburgh, and will be announced later. A full obituary will appear in the Plattsburgh Press-Republican at a later date.

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Johnson, Marita

                                                                                                                                                                                          September 5, 2008 Marita Johnson, 49, died September 5, 2008, after a long illness. A native and life resident of Syracuse, NY, she attended Syracuse public schools, graduating from Henninger High School in 1977 and Oswego State College in 1979. Surviving are one son, Cypris Thomas; her father, Alonzo Frank Johnson Sr.; her brothers, Douglas (Tonya) Mahon, Richard (Olivia) Johnson and Alonzo Frank Johnson Jr. Services will be Wednesday at noon at Gethers Funeral Services, 1520 South Avenue. Burial will be…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Jones, Anna Katherine

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Jones, Helen L.

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Joshua Scott Carter

                                                                                                                                                                                                Joshua Scott Carter, 23, of 129 Taft Ave., Frankfort, died unexpectedly on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at Little Falls Hospital. Josh was born in Little Falls on Nov. 9, 1984, the son of Donald and Carmen (Burke) Carter and attended schools in Ilion and Dolgeville. He was employed as a licensed Asbestos technician for the Two Brothers Asbestos Company of Whitesboro, N.Y. Josh’s love of the outdoors was evident by his interests in fishing, hunting and all outdoor activities. He was an avid football fan,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • 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.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kehoe Jr., Gary

                                                                                                                                                                                                    MILFORD _ Garland (Gary) Burkman Kehoe Jr., a woodworker, philosopher and seeker of truth and religion, died Monday afternoon, Sept. 8, 2008, at his home on Schweitzer Road, surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was 72. Funeral arrangements are pending under the care and direction of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kenyon, Franklyn D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kerchoff, William D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Kieliszak, Raymond J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kieliszak, Raymond J. Rochester: Passed away Saturday, September 6, 2008. He is predeceased by his beloved wife of 60 years, Florence. One of four children of John and Victoria Kieliszak. A World War II Navy veteran who was a decorated survivor of the ill-fated USS Franklin off the coast of Japan. He was a former Gates Volunteer Firefighter, past Commander of the American Legion Greece Post #468 and a retiree of Eastman Kodak after 42 years. He is survived by his children, Richard (Joanne) Psyk, Daniel…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Kinbaum, Robert W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            KINBAUM - Robert W. September 4, 2008, of Buffalo, NY, husband of Valerie; father of James R. and Justin Kinbaum; brother of James E. Kinbaum and Beverly Siwiec. Friends may call Wednesday 7-9 at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT INC. FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave. where funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10:30. Friends invited.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Kirch, Eric V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • La Valle, Santa M. (Lamacchia)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                La Valle September 7, 2008 Santa M. (Lamacchia) La Valle, 80, passed away peacefully Sunday at St. Joseph's Hospital. A life resident of Syracuse, she graduated from North High School. Santa attended the Syracuse Beauty School, where she became a cosmetologist. She briefly ran her own beauty salon. She then stayed at home to raise her family. The mother of four children and two grandchildren, Santa held a special love for each of them in her heart. She enjoyed the friendships of many people and the time…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • LaFountain Jr., Richard J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  AUSABLE FORKS -- Richard J. LaFountain Jr., 2 months, 7 days old, passed away suddenly Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center., Richard was born June 30, 2008, the son of Richard LaFountain Sr. and Candi (Lawrence) LaFountain., Richard "Skeeter" was a blessing and pride and joy to all who knew him. He loved his daddy and mommy very much and brought them great joy. Richard touched the hearts of all that saw him in the short time we were blessed with him., Survivors include his parents,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • LabRuna, John

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    LabRUNA, John -Dad, its been one year now, though we miss you, we will always cherish the memories of our times with you. LOVE, YOUR DAUGHTERS,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Lamanna, Carmella

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      8:15 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and 9 a.m. in Blessed Sacrament Church. Burial in Assumption Cemetery. Contributions may be made to James Square Health and Rehabilitation Center Employee Fund, 918 James St., Syracuse, NY 13203.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lang II, John Francis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Passed away at his home in Scottsdale, AZ, July 24th at the age of 69. John was a lifelong marketer and fund raiser who served as a Marine then becoming a local business superstar with Buff Jaycee's founding The Dunlop Pro-Am and www.arocc.org. He moved to,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lavelle, Anthony William (Willie)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Laycock, John Frederick

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              LAYCOCK - John Frederick Age 87, of Leesburg, FL died Friday, September 5, 2008. He was born in Interlaken, NY and moved to Leesburg from Akron, NY in 1989. John retired as a heavy equipment operator for the State of NY after 37 years. He was in the US Army Air Corps during WWII and was a POW for one year in Germany during WWII. He was a member of St. Pauls Catholic Church. John is survived by his sons, Michael J. (Laurie) Laycock of Oakfield, NY, David J. (Nancy) Laycock of Cheektowaga, NY, Stephen J.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lemoncelli, Freeda M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lemoncelli, Freeda M. Endicott: Passed away Wednesday, September 3, 2008. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Theodore. She is survived by 3 daughters and 2 sons-in-law, Kathy and David Lebous, Judith Lemoncelli and Maryjoan and Mark Case; 5 grandchildren, Erinn (Sam), Patrick, Theodore, Caitlin and Christian; 2 great-grandchildren, Eli and Cal. She was a member of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Endicott. Freeda was an avid reader, writer, poet and lover of the arts. Her dedication to teaching and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lenau, Hugo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LENAU - Hugo September 7, 2008 of Hamburg, NY; beloved husband of Brigitte H. Lenau; cherished father of Rita (Chuck) Pearson and Christel (David Ruggeri) Lenau; devoted grandfather of Melissa, Erin, Charles, Christina and Michael; loving great-grandfather of Madison Elizabeth; survived by three brothers and three sisters. Friends received at The LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4199 Lakeshore Rd. (corner Camp Rd. and Rte. 5), Hamburg, 627-2919, Wednesday 3-8 PM, where Funeral Services will be held…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lepetich, Robert Donald

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ONEONTA _ Mr. Robert Donald Lepetich, 57, passed away Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008. He was born March 11, 1951, in Jefferson, the son of Marco James and Mary Mae (DeGroat) Lepetich. He went to the ARC of Otsego Day Treatment Centers in Hartwick, Oneonta and Milford. He resided for the past five years on Browne Street, Oneonta. Bob's favorite things in life, besides his family, great-nieces, and all his friends in the community, were his trains, going on train rides and John Deere tractors. Survivors include…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Letson, Claude

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TICONDEROGA --Ã? Claude Letson, 95, of Ticonderoga, passed away Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at the Heritage Commons Residential Healthcare of Ticonderoga., Born in Paradox, Oct. 16, 1912, he was the son of the late William and Eliza (DeZalia) Letson., Mr. Letson was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during World War II, where he took part in the Battle of the Bulge and was a recipient of the Bronze Star., Mr. Letson was a lifetime resident of Ticonderoga and was employed by E.J. Monroe Plumbing…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lindsley, James R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        LINDSLEY - James R. September 7, 2008, of West Falls, NY, beloved husband of Cecilia Schuster Lindsley; devoted father of Cynthia, Gregory, Michelle (Robert) Broems and James; loving grandfather of ENS Bendan McGunigle, U.S. Navy, Caitlin, Meghan and Collin McGunigle, Sean and Matthew Lindsley, Ryan, Kevin Connor Broems, Joshua, Hannah and James River Lindsley; brother of Robert (Patricia) and the late E. Roy (late Margaret) Lindsley; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call Wednesday 2-4 and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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: www.rector-hicksfuneralhome.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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: www.anthonychapels.com Anthony Funeral & Cremation Chapels 2350 Monroe Ave. 244-0770

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Lopiccolo, Madeline D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lucy C. Cone Cline

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lucy C. Cone Cline, 77, of Cummings Avenue, Silver Springs, died Saturday (Sept. 6, 2008) at the Wyoming County Nursing Facility in Warsaw. She was born Feb. 20, 1931 in Canaseraga, the daughter of the late Earl and Myrtle Goodmote Cone. She was a homemaker who was devoted to her family. She was an avid bingo player and card player. She also enjoyed going to yard sales. Surviving are her husband, Carl; her children, Arlene Cline of Gainesville, Carla (Gordy) Chasey of Castile, Joy Fitch of Silver Springs,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Magee, Lorraine A. Napoli

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Magee, Lorraine A. Elkins Park, PA: Lorraine A. Napoli Magee, an Elkins Park, PA resident, passed away unexpectedly on September 4, 2008 at Abington Memorial Hospial, Abington, PA. She was 55 years of age and was a graduate of Highland Hospital School of Nursing in Rochester, New York. She was a Registered Nurse for many years at Highland, Lawndale, Abington and Holy Redeemer Hospitals. She volunteered extensively at Saint James School in Elkins Park and was an avid crafter who created beautiful counted…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mazurek, John M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    , Mednick, Marvin -Dearest Marv, one year has passed. you are truly missed by all. you were so loving and caring. Love always.ROBERTA & FAMILY.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • McDonald, William J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      William J. McDonald of Boynton Beach, Florida formerly of Endicott William J. McDonald, 82, of Boynton Beach, Florida, formerly of Endicott, N.Y., passed away on December 20, 2007 at Bethesda Hospital, Boynhton Beach, Fla. He is predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Edna McDonald; and his nephew, William B. Pickering, Vestal, N.Y. He is survived by his sister, Marion Howlett, Lakeland, Florida; his niece, Bonnie Pickering, Vestal, and great-niece, Sheri Palm and her husband, Aaron, Vestal, N.Y.; as well as…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • McGill, James W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        McGILL, James W. Age 83, of Elmira, passed away Thursday, September 4, 2008 at the Bath VA Nursing Health Care Unit. Born on July 2, 1925, in Elmira, a leader of leaders, an American WWII hero, and patriot, James was the son of the late Mary C. and James W. McGill, Sr. After graduating from Elmira Free Academy, James served in the 86th Army Infantry Division, during WWII, from September 1943 to April 1946. He was one of a select few who served in both the European and Asiatic-Pacific Theatres. James was the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • McKenna, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SARANAC LAKE -- John J. McKenna, 88, a resident of Lake Placid, N.Y., and former special agent of the FBI and executive of Mobil Oil Corporation, died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, N.Y., after a long illness. He lived in Irvington, N.Y., for 25 years and retired to Lake Placid in 1984, having vacationed and lived there part time for 60 years., On Dec. 7, 1941, as bombs fell on American battleships at Pearl Harbor, the special agent in charge of the FBI's…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • McNabb, Joan M. Anthony

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Messina, Roland

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mitchell, Ricky

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SARANAC -- Ricky Mitchell, 46, of the Pup Hill Road in Saranac, was called home to the Lord Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008. He was born in Plattsburgh on March 11, 1962, son of Gary and Mary Ann (Boyer) Mitchell., Ricky was an avid fisherman, outdoorsman and camper. He loved his animals. Ricky attended Plattsburgh High School. He worked for many years as a self-employed painter., Ricky is survived by his parents, Gary and Mary Ann Mitchell of Plattsburgh; his long-time companion, Lisa Benson of Saranac; two…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Monnin, Marian H. (Wintringer)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MONNIN - Marian H. (Wintringer) September 7, 2008, age 92, beloved wife of the late Paul A. Monnin; dear mother of Dale (Marie); cherished grandmother of Vicki (Paul) Kader, Tearria (Darren) Wright; special great-grandmother of Joshua and John. A special appreciation to the staff of Seneca Healthcare Center.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Moscovic, Angela Jane (Tagliavento)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MOSCOVIC - Angela Jane (nee Tagliavento)September 6, 2008, of Buffalo, NY, beloved wife of Stephen P. Moscovic; dearest mother of Maria (Jeffrey) Noltee and Stephen Jr. (Anne Marie) Moscovic; loving grandmother of Nicholas; daughter of Charlotte (late Angelo) Tagliavento; daughter-in-law of Steven and Edna (Hutton) Moscovic; sister of Tony (Lynn) Tagliavento; sister-in-law of Sharon Moscovic, Maureen (Stephen) Strimple and Mary Moscovic. Funeral service from the BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3025…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mucha, Stephen P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mucha, Stephen P. Spencerport: Sunday, September 7, 2008. Predeceased by his parents, Steve and Frances Mucha. He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Cindy (Maier); daughter, Tracy (Frank Mahns) Mucha; sister, Marion Goebel; brothers, Frank (Lorraine), Terry, Mark (Diane) and Michael Mucha; mother and father-in-law, William and Joan Maier; brothers-in-law, Jim (Deb), Tom (Sharon), and Tim Maier; several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and nephews and great-grandnieces and nephews; dear friends, Rick…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Muscarella, Patricia Anne

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        MUSCARELLA - Patricia Anne Of Buffalo, entered into rest on Friday, September 5, 2008. Beloved daughter of the late Michael and Mariel (nee Corcoran) Muscarella; cherished sister of Ronald (May) and the late Michael (Robin); life long best friend of Dawn Miller; devoted aunt of Ronald, Michael, Angela, Patricia Anne, Roslyn, Joseph, Jacqueline, Shelley and Rhonda. Family will be present at JOSEPH SPANO &SONS FUNERAL HOME (same location as Lombardo Funeral Home), 885 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Myers, Carolyn "Liz" (Schell)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Myers, Carolyn "Liz" (Schell) Belmont, MA: Monday, August 25, 2008 at her home, at age 46. Predeceased by her mother, Marilyn. Survived by her father, Leo Schell; daughter, Rene Myers; sisters, Karen Glass, Mary (David) Menge; brother, Brian (Jeanne) Schell; step-mother, Dorothy Schell; many loving friends. Services were held privately.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Nancy L. Fortuna

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Nancy L. Fortuna, 92, of Elm Street, Ilion, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at Valley Health Services in Herkimer. At the time of her passing, she was surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Fortuna was born on March 3, 1916, in Arpaia, Italy, a daughter of Umberto Moretti and Theresa (Servadio) Moretti. Mrs. Fortuna was educated in Herkimer High School. She was married to Joseph Fortuna on Oct. 4, 1938, who predeceased her on October 11, 1969. Mrs. Fortuna was last employed at Mohawk Data Sciences in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Negrin, Diana Ganis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Olmstead, Robert Dale "Bob"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ONEONTA _ Robert Dale "Bob" Olmstead, 66, of Oneonta, passed away Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, following an extended illness. He died peacefully surrounded by family in the home of his daughter in Avon Lake, Ohio. He was born Aug. 20, 1942, in Oneonta, to Mary (Gallagher) and Dale Olmstead. Bob was a 1960 graduate of Oneonta High School, and served in the United States Air Force until 1964. He was employed by NYSEG for 32 years, retiring in 1996. Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing and bowling, was a former…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Olsa, Minnie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 9, 2008, at Calvary Cemetery, Harry L. Drive, Johnson City, New York. Memorial contributions should be made to the American Red Cross, 620 E. Main Street, Endicott, N.Y. Arrangements are under the direction of Wm. R. Chase &Son Funeral Home, 44 Exchange St., Binghamton.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Ostrowski, Laura R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    OSTROWSKI - Laura R. Of Akron, NY, formerly of Depew, NY, September 7, 2008, beloved wife of the late Chester Ostrowski; dear mother of Barbara (late David) Cutting, Donald, Kenneth (Cindy) and Beverly (Kevin) Bodekor; also survived by nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; sister of the late Eugene and Leonard Lange and Shirley Blick. No prior visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Gregory the Great RC Church, Amherst, NY, Saturday at 9 AM. Flowers gratefully declined.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Overbeck, Vivian M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      may call Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM in the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo Avenue, where prayers will be recited Thursday at 9:15 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Parish at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 2486 Grand Avenue, with the Rev. William Allegretto, C.M. officiating. Burial in Acacia Park Cemetery, Town of Pendleton.Visit www.LaneFuneralHome.com for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Patricia D. Hoffman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Patricia D. Hoffman, 79, of Waverly and formerly of Horseheads, N.Y., died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008 at Robert Packer Hospital. Survivors include her three sons, Paul Doane, Michael Doane and David Doane; three daughters, Ruthanne Gabriel, Jo Ellen Suiter and Jan Kinner; a step-daughter, Carol Ann Merrill and a sister, Marcia Moyer. Calling hours are 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, and 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Pickett, Annie Mae

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          11 a.m. Saturday at Earlville Baptist Church, followed by burial in Earlville Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 3 Preston St., Earlville.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pisarro, Joseph R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Pixley, Betty

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Pixley, Betty Pittsford: September 6, 2008 at age 71. Cherished by her daughter, Kathie (Frank) Johnson of Pittsford; grandchildren, Betty Johnson, Yvette (Johnnie) Rodgers, Lorraine (William) Thomas and Katie (Kevin) Hunter; honorary grandchildren, Monique and Keyana; 9 great grandchildren; many other relatives. The family will receive friends Wednesday, 5-8PM at the funeral home. Mother Pixley's Homegoing Celebration and interment will be held on her birthday, Saturday, September 13 in Johnston, SC.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Poorten, Anita (Grigajtis)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                POORTEN - Anita (Grigajtis)September 7, 2008, dear mother of Lisa (Chuck) Mosey, Kathy (Jim) Maass, Maria (Jack) Pickering and Michael (Debbie) Poorten; loving grandmother of Nicole, Jessica, Charles, Victoria, Jacquie, Julia, Erin, Anthony and Brittany; daughter of the late Anthony and Josephine (Annunziato) Grigajtis; sister of Rosalie Rambuss and Anthony Mark (Mary) Grigajtis; aunt of Rick, Amy, Matthew and April. Friends may call Tuesday 7-9 PM and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Probst, Mark W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PROBST - Mark W. September 6, 2008, beloved husband of Jackie (Sawyer) Probst; devoted father of Mark D., Sarah and Gabrielle Probst; dear brother of Debbie Wannemacher, Duane (Colleen) and Dawn Probst. Friends may call Wednesday 2-5 and 7-9 at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2480 Kensington Ave. where Funeral Service will be held Thursday at a time to be announced. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to The American Diabetes Assn.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Puff, Adele (Simister)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PUFF - Adele (Simister)September 5, 2008. Beloved wife of Donald Puff; loving mother of Donald (Deborah) Michael, Jayme (Charles) Borowiec, and the late Frederic; Grandmother of Jacob and Stephen, James (Alyssa) Erin (Dan), Sarah, and Melissa Pulver. Friends may call Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME, 2480 Kensington Ave. Amherst, where services will be held Wednesday at 10 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at the Infant of Prague Church at 10:30 AM. Flowers gratefully…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Rabideau, L. Roy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      DANNEMORA -- L. Roy Rabideau, 93, of the General LeRoy Manor Road passed away, Sept. 7, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center, after a short illness., He was the last of his generation, born Dec. 21, 1914, on the Alder Bend Road, Altona, the son of Noel and Agnes (Rousseau) Rabidoux., Mr. Rabideau worked for NYSDOCS and ACTEC at Dannemora State Hospital from 1942 until his retirement in 1972., He was an avid trapper and outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing throughout the Adirondacks up until the time of his illness.,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Reed, Marie D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        AUSABLE FORKS -- Marie D. Reed of AuSable Forks, passed away Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at her home surrounded by her family., Marie is survived by her brothers, Walter (Linda) Fournier Sr. and Louis (Sally) Fournier Sr.; and her sisters, Lena Rondeau and Maude (Sam) Coon. She is also survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Mary Fournier and Ted Nelson; and many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews; one aunt, Lena Hart; and her best friends, Bob and Linda Haner., Marie is predeceased by her…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Reigelman, John E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          will be held at the J.A. McCormack Sons Funeral Home, 141 Main Street, Binghamton, Thursday at 10 a.m. Rev. Ernest A. Steffensen will officiate. Burial will be in Riverhurst Cemetery, Endwell. The family will receive friends at the McCormack Funeral Home, Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in memory of Jack may be made to any charitable organization.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rhodes, John D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            John D. Rhodes of Owego John D. Rhodes, 55, of Owego, passed away at home on Monday, September 8, 2008. John was predeceased by his parents, Jack and Shirley Rhodes; and sister, Barbra Rhodes. John is survived by his children, Courtney Rhodes, Ariz., Barbra Rhodes, Waverly, Margaret Grace Rhodes, Elmira, Mickey Hurlburt, Va., and Amy Hurlburt, Pa.; sister, Jacquline (Art) Rogers, Ga.; brother, Gene Rhodes (Robert Dixon), Binghamton, and Terry (Lynn) Rhodes, Owego. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Richardson, George Henry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              RICHARDSON, George Henry Age 78, of 1196 Bell Hill Road, Painted Post, died Monday, September 8, 2008, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira. George was born in Corning on December 18, 1929, the son of the late Floyd Henry and Bernice (Gurnsey) Richardson. He graduated from Northside High in Corning, class of 1947. He retired from the U.S. Navy after 21 years as a Communications Specialist and was later employed by Corning Glass, where he was in maintenance. George was a member of the Corning Moose Club and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Riebling, Robert J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ritzier, George L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rodriquez, Ellen P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    8 p.m. Thursday at Nelson Funeral Home. Calling: 6 to 8 p.m., prior. Committal: noon Friday at Rural Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ronald L. Stanton

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ronald L. Stanton, 71, of Buffalo Circle, passed away unexpectedly at his home Sunday (Sept. 7, 2008). The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home, 29 E. Main St., Canisteo, where funeral and committal services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. David Barnard officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Canisteo. A complete obituary will be in Tuesday’s edition of The Evening Tribune. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rosa, Mary

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rose M. Kaelber

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MIDDLETOWN, NY - Rose M Kaelber, of Middletown died peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday, September 6th, 2008 at her home. She was 82. Rose was born in Ulsterville, New York on May 8, 1926, the daughter of the late Victor and Loretta Puteo Napolitano. She was the widow of Jacob N. Kaelber Sr.. She was secretary/treasurer at United Insulation Middletown. A communicant of St Joseph Catholic Church, she was a member of the Town of Wallkill Seniors, The Happy Seniors, and was a Golden Performer…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rosen, Leonard I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rothstein, Alan J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Rothstein, Alan J. Webster: September 8, 2008. Survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Laura; cherished children, Steven (Grace), Sherri (Lincoln) Cromwell; beloved grandchildren, Benjamin Rothstein and Genevieve Cromwell; brother, Mitchell (Judy) Rothstein of Boston, MA; nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday at 1:30 PM in the All Seasons Chapel of White Haven Memorial Park (210 Marsh Road). Following the funeral, the family will receive friends at 1132…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Royce, Dolores E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Royce, Dolores E. "Sally" Rush: September 7, 2008 at age 83. Predeceased by husband, Milton E. Royce; and her 2 brothers. Survived by loving children, Tracey (Eric) Stoever, Kyle (Christopher) Larsen, Stephen (Barbara) Royce; grandchildren, Cady Ruth, Eric, Alex, Gregory, Lisa &Allen; sister-in-law, Lynn Goldberg. Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday (TODAY) from 7-9 PM at Miller Funeral Homes, Inc. (3325 Winton Road S.). Interment, private. Donations may be made to La Leche…

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rwubusisi, Mugereranya

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Vestal Hills Seventh Day-Adventist Church, 834 Bunn Hill Road, Vestal. Friends of the family may call Thursday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the church. A repast will be served at church following the burial. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a trust fund for his child, c/o Vincent Mbera or Andrew Stephenson at Vestal Hills Seventh Day-Adventist Church, 834 Bunn Hill Rd., Vestal, N.Y. 13850. Arrangements are under the direction of Root Funeral Home,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sadlo, Tadeusz "Ted"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tadeusz ?Ted? Sadlo, of Bridgeport, CT, passed away at his home on September 5, 2008. He was 88 years old. Ted was born on December 21, 1919 in Wysokie, Lubelslcie, Poland, the oldest of three boys of Stanislow and Helena (Frasunek) Sadlo. Ted joined the Polish Army at the age of 18 and ascended to the level of Lieutenant. During World War II, he was interred at Miranda de Ebro prison camp (Spain). He was also wounded while fighting in a Polish tank squadron under the authority of the British Crown. It was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Salamone, Mary A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SALAMONE - Mary A. September 7, 2008 of the Town of Tonawanda, NY, beloved wife of 59 years to Nicholas; mother of Nicholas, Karen (Leo Jr.) Walsh and Joseph (Dianne); survived by eight grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson; sister of Lucy Watkins, Frances Mistretta, Jean Letteri, Delores, Joseph and the late Rose Provenzano, Alice Meli, Daniel and Michael; daughter of the late Joseph and Frances Marinaro. Friends may call Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT INC.,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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 www.legacy.com/journal-register for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Samuel P. Talaba

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mr. Samuel P. Talaba, beloved husband of Irma (Heath) Talaba, passed away on Thursday evening, September 4, 2008, in St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica. Sam was born on October 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.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Schneider, Jean (Koblick)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Selvarajah, Dr. Robert E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    September 6, 2008 It is with great sadness that the family announces the death of Robert on Saturday, September 6, 2008, in his 73rd year. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends. Devoted husband and best friend to Marietta. Loving father to Dr. Pathman and Dr. Marino. Dear father-in-law of Dr. Jennifer and Amintha. Adored grandfather to Christopher, Jeremy and Joshua. Treasured brother of Selvaranee Nayagam, Anandaranee Emmanuel, Ananda-Rajah, Pushparanee Thevasothy, Pushpa-Rajah and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sertl, Clifford A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      may call Wednesday, 3-7 PM at the funeral chapel (2305 Monroe Ave.). A Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, 10 AM at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 20 Mendon-Ionia Rd., Mendon. Interment at White Haven Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Cliff may be directed to School of the Holy Childhood, 100 Groton Parkway, Rochester NY 14623 or to Daystar, 47 Lochnavar Parkway, Pittsford NY 14534. Anthony Funeral &Cremation Chapels 2305 Monroe Ave. 244-0770

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Shay Allise Patterson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Shay Allise Patterson, 17, of Millersville, Tenn., passed away in her home on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008. She was born on Sept. 11, 1990, in Bowling Green, Ky., daughter of Deborah Parmon-Fast and William Patterson. Shay is survived by her brother, Andrew Patterson, and sister, Yolanda Reid. Shay was a 2008 graduate of White House High School in White House, Tenn. She was well known for her musical talents, fun-loving spirit, energy and enthusiasm for life. Shay was active in the White House High School Band…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Siracuse, Angelo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Slicklen, Gertrude E. (Cook)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            will be held at Vestal Hills Memorial Park. Pastor Ron Summers of New Life Ministries, Endicott, will officiate. At the family's request, there will be no calling hours. Arrangements are by the J.F. Rice Funeral Home, Inc., 150 Main St., Johnson City.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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 www.Wattengel.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Snyder, William G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                September 7, 2008 William G. Snyder, 50, died Sunday at home in Oswego. Survived by two sisters, Barbara Hennessey and Laura Snyder, both of Oswego. Services are 6 p.m. Friday at Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home. Visitation is 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home in Oswego. www.daincullinan.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Solie, Dorothy C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Specksgoor, Dorothy M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    wishing may contribute to Shepards For Animals, PO Box 92016, Roch., 14692.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Spicer Sr., Kenneth "Monk"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Spicer Sr. September 7, 2008 Kenneth "Monk" Spicer Sr., 80, of Marcellus, passed away Sunday at Community General Hospital. Born in Canton, NY, he was retired from the New York State DOT. Monk was also a local arborist for many years. He was predeceased by his son, Robert, in 1989. Monk is survived by his wife of 57 years, Jean; daughters, Elizabeth Schaal, Ester Spicer, Michelle Deemer, Jennie Murphy and Shirley Spicer; sons, Kenneth Jr., Clifford, Terry, Dale, Lonnie, Michael and Christopher…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Starke, Doris B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        STARKE - Doris B. September 8, 2008, age 92, beloved wife of the late Charles F. Starke; sister of the late Verna Stephan; dear aunt of Donald and Richard Meides, and Brian and Bruce Stephan. Friends may call Wednesday 3-6 PM at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3290 Delaware Ave. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Thursday at 11:00 AM in Coventry Hall at Canterbury Woods, 705 Renaissance Dr., Amherst, NY. Interment in Elmlawn Cemetery will be held privately.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Steo, Eleanor R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Steo, Eleanor R. Lyndonville: Formerly of Pittsford and Safety Harbor, FL. September 4, 2008. Predeceased by husband, Nicholas; daughter, Lorraine; and brothers, James and Philip Maine. Survived by her daughter, Jeanne (James) Whipple of Lyndonville; and sons, Paul (Mary), Nicholas (Elsa) and Joseph (Natalie) of the Greater Rochester area; grandsons, Matthew and Benjamin Whipple, Nicholas and Daniel Steo, Alexander and Peter Steo; brother, Gary (Connie) Maine; and special friends, Rose (Ken) Maine, Betty…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Stermer, Dana D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads, on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, from 2-4:00 and 6-8:00. A celebration of his life filled with memories and stories will take place at the funeral home on Friday at 10:00 a.m.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Stern, Erwin M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              August 28, 2008 Erwin M. Stern, 88, of North Syracuse, died August 28, 2008, at Menorah Park. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, on October 8, 1919, and lived in the Syracuse area since 1951. Mr. Stern graduated from Clarkson University in 1941, with a bache-lor's degree in business administration and obtained a Master of Business Administration in 1963 from Syracuse University. Mr. Stern was employed at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company from 1951 until his retirement in 1986. Mr. Stern held the position of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Stevens, Laura E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Laura E. Stevens of Vestal Laura E. Stevens passed away on September 6, 2008. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2008, at 8:30 a.m. at Glenwood Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sullivan, Helen M. (Duggan)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  at www.oconnellfh.net,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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 www.gaulfuneralhome.com .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Tabacco, Anthony L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      may call Tuesday 2-4 PM ONLY at the DREIER-GILTNER FUNERAL HOME, INC. , 1717 Portland Ave. (at the corner of Portland Ave. and Ridge Rd. E.). Funeral Mass Wednesday at 10 AM at St. Cecilia's Church. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Thomas J. Crowley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Thomas J. Crowley, 84, of Kingsbury Ave., died Friday, Sept. 5, 2008 at Corning Hospital. He was a retired employee of Corning Glass Works and served in the Army Air Corps. Survivors include five sons, Thomas Crowley Jr. of West Cornwall, Conn., Stephen Crowley of Corning, Joseph Crowley of Clifton Springs, Patrick Crowley of Corning, Robert Crowley of Greenville, N.C.; four daughters, Mary Anne Corcoran of Newfield, Margaret Buzako of Pine City, Eileen Price of Horseheads and Martha Crowley of Pine City; a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Thomas, Mary L. (Hall)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tofany, Elizabeth Anderson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may call Thursday, 2-4, 7-9 PM at the funeral chapel (2305 Monroe Ave.). A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, 11 AM at St. Louis Church, 60 South Main Street, Pittsford, NY. Interment at the convenience of the family. Those wishing may contribute to the "Robert Farrell Tofany Scholarship Fund" at Bishop Kearney High School, 125 Kings Highway South, Rochester, NY 14617. Anthony Funeral & Cremation Chapels 2305 Monroe Ave. 244-0770

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Trevisan, Margaret A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call at Jennings, Nulton &Mattle Funeral Home , 1704 Penfield Rd., Wednesday, 3-7 PM. Margaret's Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, 10 AM at St. Joseph's Church, 43 Gebhardt Rd., Penfield. Entombment, White Haven Memorial Park. Those wishing may contribute to Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Rd., Fairport, NY 14450, in her memory. To light a candle of remembrance, please visit: www.jenningsnultonmattlefh.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Trevoy, Roberta Lenore (Adair)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Trevoy, Roberta Lenore (Adair) Potomac Falls, VA: Roberta Lenore (Adair) Trevoy, age 85, of Potomac Falls, VA, formerly of Rochester, NY died on September 5, 2008 at Fairfax Nursing Center. She was born on July 26, 1923 in Nokomis, Saskatchewan, Canada to the late William Jason and Alyce May Adair. Roberta was the beloved wife of the late Donald J. Trevoy; loving and devoted mother of Timothy Trevoy of Omaha, NE, Donald Trevoy of Spring City, PA, Dale Trevoy of Rochester, NY and Melanie Young of Potomac…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Turkovich, Josephine A. (Galic)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  TURKOVICH - Josephine A. (nee Galic)September 7, 2008 of West Seneca, NY. Beloved wife of the late Stephen P.; dearest mother of Stephen J. (Deborah), Marcia (Richard), Joseph and David (Connie); dearest grandmother of Stephen (Brant), Jennifer (Bryan), Gregg (Carrie), Dawson Turkovich, Austin, Saxon and Hudson Weil and Breanne and William S. Keating; daughter of the late Josef and Agnes (nee Kusen) Galic. Services from THE COLONIAL MEMORIAL CHAPELS, INC., 3003 South Park Ave., Lackawanna, NY, Thursday…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • VanDeVelde, Doris M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    VanDeVelde, Doris M. PALMYRA: VanDeVelde, Doris M., died on Saturday, September 6, 2008 at Strong Memorial Hospital at the age of 77. A memorial service will be held at 6pm on Wednesday, September 10 at the Robert L. Yost Funeral Home, Inc., 123 West Main Street, Palmyra. Private burial will be in Marion Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to Palmyra Fire Department Oxygen Squad, 615 E. Main Street, Palmyra, New York 14522. Doris was predeceased by her husband Marinus and siblings…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Venn, Helen Faith (Crandall)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      VENN - Helen Faith (nee Crandall)September 6, 2008, in Florida, formerly of Buffalo, NY, dearest mother of Roger (Nicki) Goodrich, Cathy (Bruce) Kaplan, Crista (Billy) Baer, Charles, Randall (Samantha), Kevin (Gwen) Goodrich and Eric (Melissa) Hylkema; also survived by 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; sister of Shirley Yaeger, Jerry and Don (Kathy) Crandall. Funeral service from the BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3025 William St. near Union Rd., Cheektowga, Thursday at 1 PM. Family will be…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Venne, Grace

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Grace Venne, 88, of Bryan, TX, passed away on Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at St. Joseph Manor in Bryan, TX. Private family services will be at a later date. Grace was born on March 31, 1920, in Tomohawk, WI, and raised her children in Niagara Falls, NY. She was a member of Wellborn Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence A. Venne Sr.Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, the Rev. Samuel J. Venne of Grand Isle, NY, Lawrence A. Jr. and Prezi Venne of San Angelo, TX, Henry…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Viggiani, John M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Weborg, Rose Carol (Bukowski)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            in Pennsylvania.She is survived by her son Phillip Rybak, daughter-in-law Diana L. Rybak, and grandchildren Kyle and Jessica Rybak of Allison Park, PA.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Whitney, Mark E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              WHITNEY - Mark E. Of Eden, September 8, 2008. Husband of Suzanne (nee Fritsch); father of Heather (Brian) Wittmeyer; son of Jean and the late Jay Whitney; brother of Charles (Deborah) and Kim Whitney and Robin Goodridge (fiance Joseph Canfield); loving grandfather of Alyssa and Emma Wittmeyer. Funeral from the Armor Bible Presbyterian Church 5650 Powers Rd. Orchard Park Friday at 10 AM. Friends invited. Visitation at the DONALD M. DEMMERLEY FUNERAL HOME INC. 21 Pierce Ave Hamburg Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Widdowson, James E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                . Memorials to Ransomville Volunteer Fire Co., the Alzheimers Assn. of WNY or to Niagara Hospice Inc.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Williams, Matthew J. (McKeon)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and family may call Wednesday, 4-8 PM at the Second Reformed Church in Marion, 3757 Mill St., Marion, where the Funeral Service will be held Thursday at 2 PM. Donations may be made to the Matthew J. Williams Memorial Scholarship Fund at WCS Scholarship Fund, PO Box 900, Williamson, NY 14589. Reference: Stevens Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wray, Emily Marie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Wray, Nelson E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home &Gardens 1126 Broadway, Southport NY on Friday September 12, 2008 between the hours of 5-7 p.m. A memorial service will follow the visitation at 7:15 p.m.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Zackery Krum

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The family of Zackery Krum, age 5, of 19 Henry St., Mohawk, is deeply saddened at his sudden and unexpected passing on Friday, September 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, the son of Trista Randall and David Krum. Zackery was a fun loving little boy who loved “Spiderman” and playing with his Transformers with his special…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Zwitzer, Richard D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Annora Rose Melfi, Infant

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Eileen A. McIntyre, 88

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ellen P. Rodriquez, 67

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Erwin ‘Buss’ Allen, 90, 09/06/2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Francis Earl Balcom, 80

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Gloria Carroll, 59, 09/06/2008

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • John F. Lill, 75

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Joseph W. Traficante, 69

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Katherine A. Sweeting, 56

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Laura S. Andrews, 94

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • MSgt. Robert E. Hook (Ret.), 78

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Marguerite E. Gill, 87, 09/07/2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mary J. Crisafulli, 91, 09/04/2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Metzger, Larry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Meyers, Frances

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Morrow, Nicholas

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Olsefski Jr., Frank John

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Robert F. “Mac” McKnight, 77

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Robert “Juddy” Judd, 75

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