Wednesday, September 10, 2008

New York Obituaries 09/10/08

  • Adelaide Alyce Crowe

    hours will be held on Thursday, September 11th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the Robert H. Auchmoody Funeral Homes, Inc., 1028 Main Street, Fishkill. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, September 12th at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Mother of the Church, followed by burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Bethel, CT.

    • Ahearn, Alice J.

      Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton Thursday 9:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Sacred Heart Church 10 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Wednesday 2-4, 7-9 P.M. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned & Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the

      • 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,

        • Alger, Todd R.

          September 5, 2008 Todd R. Alger, 37, of Wesley Chapel, FL, died unexpectedly Friday in Tampa, FL. Born in Biloxi, MS, he grew up in Westvale and graduated from Westhill High School in 1990. Upon graduation from Emery Aviation College, Todd was a certified flight instructor and a commercial pilot. During that time, he flew "Mercy Flights" so others could receive necessary medical care. Later, he flew for U.S. Airways. Following the 9/11 tragedy, Todd was employed in private business in Florida. His…

          • Alongi, Pauline M.

            received on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the GRECO FUNERAL HOME, 2909 Elmwood Avenue (near Sheridan Drive), where funeral services will be held Friday morning at 9:15 AM and in St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church, Tonawanda at 10:00 A.M. Entombment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. On-line register book at .

            • Alongi, Pauline M. (Latona)

              ALONGI - Pauline M. (nee Latona)September 8, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Gerlando Gerry Alongi; mother of Domenic (Rise Geller) Alongi; daughter of the late Samuel and Lena (nee Asarese) Latona; sister of Sam (late Margaret), Tavie (Mary) and the late Vincenza Latona. Friends received Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the GRECO FUNERAL HOME, 2909 Elmwood Ave. (near Sheridan Dr.) where funeral services will be held Friday morning at 9:15 AM and in St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church, Tonawanda…

              • 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 to sign guest register.

                  • Anne M. Urtz

                    Mrs. Anne M. (McCann) Urtz, 87, of 80 E. North St., Ilion, passed away on Sunday evening, September 7, 2008, peacefully in Valley Health Services, Herkimer. Anne was born on July 20, 1921, in Ilion, daughter of the late John Aloysous and Margaret (Fullem) McCann, and graduated with the Frankfort High School Class of 1938. She also attended the Professional School for Medical Technology in Utica. Her marriage to Bernard Urtz took place in 1971 in Annunciation Church, Ilion. Mr. Urtz passed away in 1983. She…

                    • Armstrong, Thea Rose

                      MINEVILLE -- Thea Rose Armstrong, Mineville, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008. She was born to Clifford and Ruby Trombley on Dec. 22, 1958., She married William Armstrong on Sept. 10, 1999. She was the mother to Donald and Rikki Galusha, Brian Galusha, Lacy Galusha and (David Mallette), Edward Armstrong, Joy Armstrong and (Jeremy Spence). She was expecting her first grandchild in November. She was sister to Ronald and Cathy Trombley, Virginia and Samuel Rotella, Barbara and Charles…

                      • 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.…

                          • Bailey, Virginia G.

                            • 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

                              • Barringer, Linda M. (Kustreba)

                                BARRINGER - Linda M. (nee Kustreba)September 7, 2008. Beloved fiancee of Bernie Haas; dear mother of Melissa and Shaun Barringer; loving grandmother of Kody; also survived by six brothers and sisters and many dear friends. Friends may call Thursday from 6:30-8:00 PM at the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME, INC. (Southtowns Chapel), 3155 Orchard Park Rd., where a prayer service will follow at 8:00 PM. Online register book at,

                                • Baxter, Richard Alan Rick

                                  • Beebe, William M.

                                    • 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

                                      • Bennett, Floyd Kenneth

                                        PLATTSBURGH -- Floyd K. Bennett, 99, passed away peacefully, but suddenly, on Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at his residence. Floyd was a resident at Pine Harbour in Plattsburgh, N.Y., Floyd was born in Omaha, Neb., on Sept. 7, 1909. His family had a party to celebrate his 99 birthday, which was attended by 27 family members on Sunday at Pine Harbour, and he rejoiced in having so much family around him., Floyd was predeceased by his loving wife, Edith, who passed away in June of 2006. They had been married for 71…

                                        • Boldt, Reverend William J.

                                          Reverend William J. Boldt, Pastor Emeritus of St. Teresa Church, of Castleton Corners on September 7, 2008. Beloved uncle of John Brady, Jr., Maureen Moskolow and the late William Brady. Dear brother of the late Joan Brady. Also survived by five grand-nieces and nephews. Mass of Christ The High Priest St. Teresa's Church Wednesday 7:30 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Teresa's Church Thursday 10:30 A.M. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery Valhalla, NY. Father Boldt will lie in state at St.…

                                          • 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.,

                                            • Borsuk, John J. "Jake"

                                              will be present Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9. Mass of Christian burial Thursday at 10:30 AM in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 2158 Clinton St. Please assemble at Church. Mr. Borsuk taught at JFK High School as an art teacher, coached baseball &football, officiated at basketball, and was a Korean veteran in the army.,

                                              • Bousanti, Josephine (Gaeta)

                                                Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave, Castleton Corners, on Saturday. Mass of Christian Burial St. Stanislaus Kostka Church 11 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Thursday 7-9 P.M. and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.

                                                • Bozzello, Joseph

                                                  • Brockner, Russell O. "Rooster"

                                                    September 16, 1942 - September 8, 2008 North Branch, NY Russell O. "Rooster" Brockner, 65, of North Branch, NY, a Truck Driver for Burnwell Gas, Monticello, NY and a lifetime resident of the area, died September 8, 2008 at his home. Son of the late John and Nora Allen Brockner, he was born September 16, 1942 in Callicoon, NY. He was a longtime member of North Branch Fire Department. Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Lois Baum Brockner at home; two sons, Dennis Brockner and wife, Michelle of…

                                                    • Brown, Donna Townsend

                                                      Tuesday's obituary notice for Donna Townsend Brown, of Fayetteville, who died September 7, 2008, incorrectly spelled the name of her grandson, Matthew and his wife, Elise. Arrangements by Zimmer Funeral Home.

                                                      • Brown, James V.

                                                        will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday, September 12 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave. Newburgh, NY 12550. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 13 at Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh. Entombment will follow in Cedar Hill Mausoleum, Newburgh. Flowers are welcome, or contributions in James' memory may be made to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Ct., Newburgh, NY 12550. To send a personal condolence or for directions to the…

                                                        • Bull, Fern

                                                          Fern Bull, 85, of Coeur d?Alene passed away at her home August 28, 2008. She was born March 1, 1923, in Kenmare, ND, to parents Alle and Selma (Erickson) Fleckten, both of Minnesota. Fern married William F. Bull on Aug. 14, 1945.She raised two daughters in North Tonawanda, NY, for many years before moving to Coeur d?Alene in 1970. She was a longtime employee of Kootenai Medical Center and enjoyed gardening, sewing, baking and spending time with her family.Fern is survived by daughters, Deborah Richardson of…

                                                          • Burch, Frances M.

                                                            September 8, 2008 Frances M. Burch, 96, of Syracuse, died peacefully at her Berkeley Drive residence September 8, 2008. She was born in Fulton, August 8, 1912, the daughter of Daniel and Ruth Hinman McSweeney. Frances was the widow of prominent attorney and retired Syracuse Professor of Journalism, William T. Burch. Educated in Fulton's Roman Catholic Schools, she graduated from Central City Business Institute, Syracuse. For many years she was a homemaker and retired from Crouse-Hinds Company as…

                                                            • Butler, Joann

                                                              • Butler, Robert J.

                                                                BUTLER, Robert J. - Dad, Happy 66th Birthday. Wish you were here. Missing you every day. Love,KIMBERLY, MICHAEL, AND JOEY,

                                                                • CATHERINE E. ‘CATE’ FitzGERALD

                                                                  Catherine E. “Cate” FitzGerald, of 309 Grand Street, passed away early this morning (Sept. 10, 2008) at McAuley Manor, following a lengthy illness.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell. 

                                                                  • Caitlin Claire (Parrish) McDonough

                                                                    PEEKSKILL - Caitlin Claire (Parrish) McDonough, born December 31, 1969, died unexpectedly in her sleep on Sunday, September 7, at her home in Peekskill, NY. Caitlin grew up in Croton-on-Hudson and resided in Peekskill for most of her adult life. She attended Westchester Community College where she received awards for creative writing, and earned her BA, cum laude, in Behavioral Science from Mercy College. She had recently earned National Certification as a Phlebotomist. Our precious daughter, wife, sister,…

                                                                    • Caldropoli, Errico "Amil"

                                                                      Sparrowbush, NY Errico "Amil" Caldropoli, 97, a 25 year resident of Sparrowbush, NY, died Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at Twin Cedars Assisted Living in Shohola, PA. The son of the late Leonardo Caldropoli and Ernilinda Bruno, he was born October 5, 1910 in N.Y.C. He was the husband of the late Marie L. Chevrette Caldropoli. He was a member of the Deerpark Seniors Club and Most Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Port Jervis. He is survived by one son, Richard Caldropoli and wife, Roberta of Sparrowbush, NY;…

                                                                      • Camp, Dennis

                                                                        Dennis Camp passed away August 12, 2008. Born March 16, 1944 Dennis was the former owner of Lockport Optical.He is survived by his wife, Molly Camp; father of Dr. Lori (Dr. Jeffrey Sinclair) Camp, Dr. Michael (Ursula) Camp, Lisa (Robert) LaPort, Matthew (Julie) Camp and Stephen Camp; also survived by six grandchildren.A memorial service will be held Thursday, September 11, 2008 in Sarasota, FL. Memorials to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094 would be appreciated by the family.Please…

                                                                        • Capitini, Theresa

                                                                          Theresa Capitini of Huguenot on September 8, 2008. Beloved wife of Anthony. Loving mother of Debra Quanci, Michael Daversa, Joseph Daversa, Theresa Daversa and Anthony Capitini. Dear sister of Ann Mulcahy and Frank Pellegrino. Also survived by eight grandchildren. Funeral service MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., on Friday 11:30 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. If so desired contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's…

                                                                          • Carl R. Stakel

                                                                            Carl R. Stakel, 86, of Lake Country Estates, Bath, died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008 at the Bath VA Medical Center. He was the retired owner of Carl’s Place Restaurant in Bath, and also worked at the drive-in movie theater and bowling alley. Calling hours are 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday at Fagan’s Funeral Home in Bath. Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Rev. David Wolcott officiating. Burial will be in the East Bethany Rural Cemetery.

                                                                            • Carson, Samuel E.

                                                                              CARSON - Samuel E. September 8, 2008 of Buffalo N.Y. Beloved husband of Joan (nee Brown), the late Dorothy L. (nee Phayre), Doris M. and Katherine E. (nee Stobie); father of Jean (Michael) Poleon, William (Judy) Carson, Janet (late David) Sauer and the late Ann (John) Stanton; brother of Robert (late Margaret), James (Frances) Carson and the late Richard (late Alphia), William (Agnes), Raymond (Betty), Jean (late John) Roetling and Gladys (Jack) Hendricks; also survived by 17 grandchildren, 19…

                                                                              • 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,…

                                                                                • Chinn Sr., William T.

                                                                                  CHINN - William T. Sr. September 7, 2008. Wake services will be held Friday at 11 AM followed by a 12 noon funeral service at UNITED MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 3272 Bailey.,

                                                                                  • Clark, Jeffrey L.

                                                                                    CLARK, Jeffrey L. Age 45, of Gainesville, GA, formerly of Elmira, NY, died Sept. 5, 2008. Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Sept. 11, 2008, at Young's Funeral Home Gainesville, GA Chapel. Burial will be in Alta Vista Cemetery.

                                                                                    • Clegg, Alfred A.

                                                                                      Formerly of Newburgh, NY Mr. Alfred A. Clegg, 76, of Richfield Springs, NY passed away Sunday, September 7, 2008 at his home. He was born November 7, 1931 in Newburgh, NY. He was long time employee of Wayne Olds-Cadillac of Newburgh. His survived by his wife of 55 years, Claire, Laurel, and Scott Wheeler and Lorraine and Al Findlay; two grandchildren: Deverie and Garrett Martens and two great-grandchildren. There will be no public services. Arrangements were entrusted to the Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry…

                                                                                      • Clifford, Francis W.

                                                                                        Francis W. Clifford of Binghamton, N.Y. Francis W. "Cliff" Clifford, 83, of Binghamton, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 9, 2008. He was predeceased by his devoted wife, Luella F. Clifford on January 26, 1991; son, Thomas D. Clifford; his parents, William and Pauline Clifford; sister, Veronica Bynes; two nephews, Bernard Clifford Jr. and Richard Clifford. He is survived by his loving daughter and son-in-law, Dawn and Wayne Brothers, Chenango Forks; one brother, Bernard…

                                                                                        • Coakley II, John W.

                                                                                          will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, September 11 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh, NY 12550. A Memorial Service will take place at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 12 in the funeral home. At the family's request, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations in John's name may be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice Residence, 1 Sunrise Lane, Newburgh, NY 12550. To send a personal condolence or for directions to the funeral home, please visit or call (845) 561-8300.

                                                                                          • Coleman Jr., Edward James

                                                                                            September 8, 2008 Mr. Edward James Coleman Jr. died Monday, September 8, 2008 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. He was born September 12, 1925 in Syracuse, New York. He graduated from Most Holy Rosary Catholic School and Syracuse University. During World War II, Ed served with the United States Marine Corps, Pacific Area, Third Marine Air Wing. He was employed by Libbey Owens Ford Glass Company from 1951 to 1988. Ed is survived by his wife, Jeraldine Carpenter Coleman, whom he married November 18,…

                                                                                            • Corbino, Ralph V.

                                                                                              • Cox, Christine

                                                                                                may call on Friday evening (7-9 PM) at the Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina, where her funeral service will be held on Saturday at 1 PM. Pastor Craig Rhodenizer will officiate. Memorials may be made to the Richard Knights/Sue Kaderli Memorial Fund, 510 Mani St., Medina, NY 14103.On line guest register at .

                                                                                                • Cox, Christine (Moeller)

                                                                                                  • Cramer, Martha Ann

                                                                                                    August 10, 2008 Martha Ann Cramer, 85, of Fort Myers, FL, went home to be with the Lord, August 10, 2008, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Malone, NY, and lived in Syracuse, NY, until moving to Florida with her husband, Richard in 1976. She was a selfless mother who always put others needs above her own. She had a "glass half full" attitude with an irrepressible sense of humor, which made up just a few of the qualities that made her who she was. Martha wanted everyone to know that…

                                                                                                    • Crane, Jerry

                                                                                                      CRANE, Jerry Age 66, passed away on September 5, 2008 in San Antonio, TX. He was preceded in death by his parents, Glenn and Virginia Crane; and brother, William Crane. He is survived by best friend, Lynne Crane; daughter, Amy Alvoid; two granddaughters, Allena and Sarah Alvoid, all of Horseheads, NY; brothers, Rev. Ronald Crane and Kenneth Crane of Buffalo, NY; sister, Jacqueline Ridall of Bloomsburg, PA; sister, Nancy Manley of San Antonio, TX, with whom he made his home while battling cancer. A Memorial…

                                                                                                    • Cultraro, Emanuel J.

                                                                                                      Emanuel J. "Manny" Cultraro, age 73, died peacefully on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at his home with his family by his side. Born in New York City, he lived in Staten Island and Boynton Beach, FL before moving to Midland Park in 2007. Manny was a utility worker with Con Edison for 40 years until retiring in 1994. He served his country in the United States Army. He attended St. Elizabeth's R.C. Church of Wyckoff. He is survived by his beloved wife Diane (nee Lupo) to whom he was married for 46…

                                                                                                      • Czubaj, Arthur L.

                                                                                                        CZUBAJ - Arthur L. September 8, 2008. Brother of Esther Papiernik and the late Richard Czubaj; uncle of Gerald S., Garret (Martha) Papiernik, Cheryl (George) Danet and Timothy (Karen) Papiernik; also survived by great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call at the CARLTON A. ULLRICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 8630 Transit Rd., East Amherst, one mile north of Maple Rd., just past Klein (same location as Dengler &Roberts), Wednesday 7-9 and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9…

                                                                                                        • D?Amico, Dorothy J.

                                                                                                          may call on Thursday from 4 ? 8 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI and SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 MILITARY ROAD, NIAGARA FALLS, NY, where funeral services will begin on Friday, September 12th at 9:15 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Parish at St. Joseph Church, 1413 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY with Rev. Stewart Lindsay, OSFS officiating. Interment will be held in St. Joseph Cemetery, Niagara Falls, NY.Visit for on-line…

                                                                                                          • DONALD R. ‘DON’ GRAHAM

                                                                                                            Donald R. “Don” Graham, 69, of 7426 Big Creek Road passed away Tuesday evening (Sept. 9, 2008), at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa., following a long illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell. 

                                                                                                            • 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…

                                                                                                              • 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…

                                                                                                                • David L. Hoffman

                                                                                                                  Dr. David L. Hoffman, age 87, a resident of the Charterhouse, Rochester, Minnesota, died there on Sept. 5 of progressive Alzheimer’s dementia. He was born in Worchester, MA on June 26, 1921.

                                                                                                                  • Davis, James

                                                                                                                    September 4, 2008 James Davis, 75, passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side. Born in Cross, SC, he resided in Syracuse for over 53 years. James retired from Oberdorfer Foundries after many years. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Julia Davis in 2005. James is survived by five daughters, Margie Jeannette Davis of Rocky Mount, NC, Peggy (Fred) Wheeler of Syracuse, Anne M. (James) Davis of NC, Sandra (Melvin) Davis of Syracuse and Evelyn Tillie Davis of Syracuse; one son, James…

                                                                                                                    • Davis, Thelma E. (Hinney)

                                                                                                                      the Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home, 1289 Forest Ave, P.R., on Thursday 9:30 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Michael's Church 10 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends will be received Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations to Visiting Nurses Association or St. Michael's Church would be appreciated. Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home Family Owned

                                                                                                                      • DeBerardinis, Donato A.

                                                                                                                        September 3, 2008 Donato A. DeBerardinis, 82, of Syracuse, passed away at home. He served as a Navy veteran of WWII. He was a member of the VFW and ASPCA. An avid sports fan and animal lover, he also loved to joke around with just about everyone he met. He was predeceased by his wife, Carmine; parents, Fileno and Rose; his sisters, Maria and Sara; a brother, John. He is survived by daughters, Rosemarie Johnson, of CA, Sara DeBerardinis, of CA; niece, Kimberly J. La Lomia, of Bridgeport, NY; and nephew,…

                                                                                                                        • DeGlopper, Patricia J. (Nolan)

                                                                                                                          DeGLOPPER, Patricia J. (nee Nolan)- Mother, one year has passed and time stands still. I miss you, I love you and will cherish your love all the days of my life. Hope, Faith and Grace will lead you home. Eternal Love,SONNY BOY,

                                                                                                                          • Deaner, George Richard

                                                                                                                            will be on Thursday, September 11, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, 20 North St., Washingtonville, NY. Services will be held on Friday, September 12, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bruyswick Rural Cemetery Shawanqunk, NY. Arrangements under the care of Thomas A. Murray of the David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, 845-496-9106.

                                                                                                                            • Della Gatta, Josephine

                                                                                                                              • Di Sciullo, Marie T.

                                                                                                                                • Dobson, Harry

                                                                                                                                  will be held on Wednesday, September 10, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home. A Funeral Service of Remembrance will be held on Thursday, September 11, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Robin Hogle will officiate. Burial will take place in the family plot in Hopewell Cemetery, Thompson Ridge, NY. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc. 130 Highland Ave., Middletown, NY 10940; 845-343-6309. For online condolences and directions, visit…

                                                                                                                                  • Domski, Anne G.

                                                                                                                                    • Dudley, William B.

                                                                                                                                      Friday, 9:15 a.m. at the Butler-Badman Funeral Home, Inc., 4504 W. Seneca Tpk. and 10 a.m. in St. Joseph's Chapel at Most Holy Rosary Church. Entombment in St. Mary's Cemetery Mausoleum. Friends may call at the funeral home, Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. Contributions may be made to Most Holy Rosary Church. Butler-Badman Funeral Home, Inc. ONONDAGA HILL

                                                                                                                                      • Dufek, Hortense S. "Horty"

                                                                                                                                        • Dyer, James E. "Jim"

                                                                                                                                          ELIZABETHTOWN -- James E. "Jim" Dyer, 53, passed away Sept. 7, 2008, at his home, following a long illness. He was born May 23, 1955, in Plattsburgh, N.Y., the son of Raymond E. and Frances E. (Peek) Dyer., He is survived by his wife, Sally Dyer of Lewis, N.Y.; four daughters, Sallyann and companion, Al Dickerman of Corning, N.Y., Pamela and Richard Bola of Cadyville, N.Y., Rebecca Dyer and companion, Robert Soper of Elizabethtown, N.Y., Christina Dyer and companion, Keith Whitford of Keeseville,…

                                                                                                                                          • EVELYN A. HARDY

                                                                                                                                            Evelyn A. Hardy, 75, of 58 Church St., Hornell, passed away Monday evening (Sept. 8, 2008) at her home, following a long illness. A memorial service will take place at a time and place to be announced. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St.,   Hornell. 

                                                                                                                                            • Elizabeth (Betsy) Marchese

                                                                                                                                              PLEASANT VALLEY - Elizabeth (Betsy) Marchese, 64, of Pleasant Valley died Monday, September 8, 2008 at home with her husband. She is the daughter of Elizabeth (predeceased) and Peter Jurutka and his wife, Catherine. Born in NYC, her family then moved to Poughkeepsie and raised her and her 7 brothers and sisters. She attended Holy Trinity School and Arlington High School, where she met her future husband and they graduated together in 1961. Betsy married Victor Marchese on April 18, 1964. They have two…

                                                                                                                                              • Elizabeth G. ‘Betty’ Thompson

                                                                                                                                                Elizabeth G. “Betty” Thompson, 87, passed away peacefully Thursday, August 14, 2008, at the Sarah Jane Sanford Home for Women in Amsterdam.

                                                                                                                                                • Farwell, Meta

                                                                                                                                                  • Fasce, Mary A. Wylie "Marian"

                                                                                                                                                    • Fetterly, Stuart J.

                                                                                                                                                      and friends and asking no rewards. Now your task is finished; the victory is won: God smiles on you and says, My faithful friend, well done.ALL MY LOVE, YOUR WIFE GRACIE,

                                                                                                                                                    • Figi, Marion D.

                                                                                                                                                      September 8, 2008 Marion D. Figi, 79, of Syracuse, died on Monday at Loretto. She had formerly worked at MacMillan Candle Company and Westminster Presbyterian Church. She was predeceased by her husband, Jesse Sr. Survived by a son, Jesse Jr.; daughter, Leah Figi, both of Syracuse; a brother, Edward Stevens of Baldwinsville; and a grandson, Adam. There are no services. Frasier-Shepardson Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                      • Fikes, Arthur S.

                                                                                                                                                        September 5, 2008 Arthur S. Fikes, 63, of Unity Acres Orwell, NY, died September 5, 2008, at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse. A Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Chapel Unity Acres. Rev. Robert Jones officiating. Burial in St. Martin Deporres Cemetery. Calling hours 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Chapel Unity Acres. Arrangements by Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek.

                                                                                                                                                        • Fizznoglia, Richard G.

                                                                                                                                                          Middletown, NY Richard G. Fizznoglia, of Middletown, NY, a retired signal maintainer for Con Rail, and former special officer with the N.Y.P.D., and 27-year area resident, entered into rest on Monday, September 8, 2008 at his home in Middletown, NY. He was 71. The son of the late James and Phyllis DeBelli Fizznoglia, he was born on October 24, 1936 in the Bronx, NY. Richard proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church and The National…

                                                                                                                                                          • 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.…

                                                                                                                                                            • Fowler, Delores D.

                                                                                                                                                              7 p.m. Friday at Falardeau Funeral Home, 93 Downer St., Baldwinsville. Burial at a later date in Onondaga County Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Friday prior to the service. Contributions: Carol Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY, 1003 Rail Fence Road, Camillus, NY 13031. Falardeau Funeral Home Online Guest Book At

                                                                                                                                                              • Frances Mae Cerone

                                                                                                                                                                TUCSON, AZ - Frances Mae Cerone (Keller) died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008 in Tucson, AZ. Born July 2, 1916 in Newburgh, she was the daughter of the late Drew Roy and Mable L. Keller. She was married to the late Gerald J. Cerone in 1941. Survivors include her daughter, Janice A. Randall (Richard) of Tucson, AZ; her granddaughter, Sara E. Ratzlaff (Jarred) of Thornton, CO; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Gerald S. and five sisters. Frances lived life to the fullest. She operated…

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                                                                                                                                                                  • Fruehan, Ralph

                                                                                                                                                                    Ralph Fruehan of Brackney, Pa. Ralph Fruehan, 76, of Brackney, Pa., passed away on Monday, September 8, 2008, at Binghamton General Hospital. He was born in Scranton, Pa., to the late Willard and Theresa (Doxbeck) Fruehan. He was predeceased by his three brothers, Willard, Franklin, and Robert Fruehan; and two sisters, Peggy Staples and Ruth Supanec. Surviving is his loving wife, Millicent J. Fruehan, Brackney, Pa.; his children and spouses, Walter and Dorothy Fruehan, Timothy Ralph and Sarah Fruehan,…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Furney, Norman

                                                                                                                                                                      September 6, 2008 Norman Furney, 91, passed away Saturday. He was a self-employed contractor for many years. Norman was predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Ella in 2005. He is survived by two daughters, Elaine Heigle of Camp Hill, PA and Arleita Furney of Syracuse; two brothers, Gene Page Furney and Robert Fournier both of Florida; and three grandchildren, Deana Miller of PA, JP Arnold of FL and Michele Nicotra of Syracuse. Friends may call Wednesday (today), 9 to 10 a.m. at PIRRO & SONS FUNERAL HOME,…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Gallagher, Bartholemew

                                                                                                                                                                        Bartholemew Gallagher of Mattapoisett, Mass. Bartholemew Gallagher, 78, husband of Gerry, died at home on September 6th, 2008 in Mattapoisett, Mass. Visitation hours were from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, September 9th, 2008, at Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc., 130 Highland Ave., Middletown, N.Y. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 10th, at Holy Name of Jesus Church, Otisville, N.Y. Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Crematory. Funeral arrangements…

                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Gibson, James Louis

                                                                                                                                                                            will be Friday, September 12, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Overhiser Funeral Home, 78 Union St., Montgomery, NY. Funeral services will be Saturday, September 13, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in St Mary's Cemetery in Montgomery, NY. Arrangements were made by Millspaugh Funeral Directors, 845-778-3200.

                                                                                                                                                                            • 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)

                                                                                                                                                                                • Greene Sr., William A.

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Gribbin, Ryan T.

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Grieco, Antoinette

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Grier, James

                                                                                                                                                                                        GRIER - James September 9, 2008, devoted father of Kerry (Marc) Stolinski and Tracy (Greg) Ziemendorf; devoted love of Noreen Carothers and her children, Joseph (Colleen), Paul (Marie) and Christine (Rob); devoted papa to Kelsey, Conor, Sidney, Cailyn, Christopher, Brenna, Brittany, Briana and Rob Jr.; also survived by sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews. Family will be present Friday 1-3 and 5-7 PM at the PIETSZAK FUNERAL HOME, 2400 William St., (near Harlem), where a Funeral Service will follow…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Hann, Susan Sample

                                                                                                                                                                                          HANN, Susan Sample 56 years of age, of Hornell, NY, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2008, at the Vincent House Comfort Care Facility in Wayland, NY. Susan was born April 22, 1952 in Montour Falls, NY. Susan is predeceased by her sons, Frank William David "Billy" Davis in 1974, and Timothy Hann in 1992. She is survived by her children, JoLyn (Randy) Yochum, Jeffrey Davis, Richard Hann, Benjamin (Karen) Hann, Raymond Hann II and Phillip Hann; along with her mother, Lorraine Ector, Montour Falls, NY;…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Harris, Robert Edwin

                                                                                                                                                                                            may call at the Westcott Funeral Home, 123 Main St., Unadilla, from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church, Otego, NY 13825. Funeral arrangements are by the Westcott Funeral Home, Inc., Unadilla.

                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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. For directions or to send condolence, please visit our website at

                                                                                                                                                                                              • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Hill, Deborah J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Deborah J. Hill (Barone), age 41, of Lewiston, NY, formerly of New Castle, DE, died on Wednesday, August 20, 2008, at Heartland Hospice House in Wilmington, DE after a brave battle with melanoma. Born in Wilmington on Christmas Eve 1966.Ms. Hill was a graduate of St. Elizabeth?s High School. She was currently employed as a count team supervisor with Seneca Niagara Casino in Niagara Falls, NY and had also worked part-time as a supervisor at Marshall?s in Lewiston. In her leisure hours, Ms. Hill greatly…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Hill, Jessie B (Wagstaff)

                                                                                                                                                                                                    will received friends Friday 11 AM at Zion Baptist Church, 179 East Ferry St., where funeral services will follow at 12 Noon. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements by THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME INC.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Hirsch, Jacquie E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Hoffman, Patricia E. (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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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. SCHRYVER

                                                                                                                                                                                                          James E. Schryver, 77, of Wayland passed away peacefully Friday (Sept. 5, 2008) after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Jim was born July 12, 1931 to Dean W. and Mildred L. Schryver of South Dansville. He graduated from Dansville High School in 1950. From 1951-1955, Jim served with the 90th Bomber Squadron in Kunsan, Korea and was later stationed at Nellis AFB as a member of the U.S. Air Force. After an honorary discharge, he was employed at Taylor Instrument Company, Foster Wheeler Corporation as a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Jackowski, Helen D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Helen D. Jackowski of Melbourne, Fla. Helen D. Jackowski, age 94, died September 8, 2008 in Melbourne, Fla. Helen was born on January 20, 1914 in Hudson, N.Y., the daughter of the late Katherine Weinmann and Oren Betz. Survivors include her sons, Philip (Tom Slocum) Jackowski and Stefan (Barbara) Jackowski; brother, Earl Betz; grandchildren, Geoff, Vanessa and Paul; and daughter-in-law, Libby Dudley. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles; daughter, Anne; son, Stanley; and brother, Loren. Helen was a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • James F. Policastri

                                                                                                                                                                                                                MANHATTAN - James F. Policastri 52, passed away Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008 at Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan, surrounded by his loving wife and family. He was born in Poughkeepsie on Nov. 18, 1955 to Elisa Pinzon Policastri and the late Carmine F. Policastri. He attended Millbrook schools and graduated from Millbrook High School in 1973, Dutchess Community College in 1975 and SUNY Binghamton in 1979. He was a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and was employed by Computer Services…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • James F. “Jim” Vivacqua

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mr. James F. “Jim” Vivacqua, 93, of West Main Street, a lifelong Frankfort resident, went home to be with the Lord on Monday evening, Sept. 8, 2008, peacefully in Mohawk Valley Nursing Home, Ilion. Jim was born on July 22, 1915, in Frankfort and grew up in the Vivacqua home on Frankfort Street. He was the son of the late Fidele “Fred” and Theresa (Sylvestri) Vivacqua and graduated from Frankfort High School, “Class of 1932.” It was in St. Mary’s Church, Frankfort on May 6, 1950, that Jim…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Jamison, Donald M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Stuyvesant, NY A memorial service for Donald M. Jamison of Stuyvesant, NY, who died July 18, 2008 at Livingston Nursing Home, will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2008 at 12 noon in the Hopewell Presbyterian Church in Thompson Ridge, NY. The church is located on Route 302 at the junction of County Route 17. The service will be followed by a reception at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Graham Jamison, 1065 Route 302 in Thompson Ridge.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Johnson, Donald P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      DANNEMORA -- Donald P. Johnson, 89, of Carter Court, Dannemora, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born in Syracuse, N.Y., on Nov. 17, 1918., He was employed as a lab technician for New York state more than 30 years and retired in 1975 from the Clinton Correctional Facility Annex., He was a member and past president of the Happy Mountaineers Senior Group and drove for J.C.E.O. for 15 years. He was a former member of Knights of Columbus Council 2166 in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Kathryn Lasko Serino

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          POUGHKEEPSIE Kathryn Lasko Serino, 81, a lifetime resident of Poughkeepsie, passed away in her sleep Monday morning, September 8, 2008. She was born August 27, 1927 in Red Hook, New York to the late Ernest and Mary Etta Feller. Kathryn was a graduate of the Red Hook school district, was retired from IBM with 30 years of service and was a member of the IBM Quarter Century Club. She enjoyed knitting and Crocheting and bowled for many years at the Mardi-Bob and Holiday Lanes. She is survived by a son, Gary…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Keenan Jr., John T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            John T. Keenan, Jr. of Binghamton John T. Keenan, Jr. passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Wilson Hospital on Sunday. He was predeceased by his wife, Mildred Keenan; and his son, John T. Keenan III. He is survived by his former wife, Frieda Keenan; children, Deborah and John Catanzaro, Karen and Barri Webb, Richard and Marie Spreen and Gary Keenan; brother, Howard and Lorraine Keenan; sister, Carol Spahn; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and good friends at Lincoln…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Kehoe, Gary

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call at the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home, 82 Chestnut St., in Cooperstown from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, when Gary's family will be in attendance. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at St. Mary's "Our Lady of the Lake" Roman Catholic Church in Cooperstown, with Fr. John P. Rosson, pastor, presiding. Immediately following the Mass, all in attendance are invited to join with Gary's family for a gathering in the St. Mary's…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Keller, Marjorie Brewer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                September 8, 2008 Marjorie Brewer Keller, 91, died of congestive heart failure on Monday, September 8th at St. Joseph's Hospital in Syracuse. A 60-year member and former deaconess of the First Congregational Church in Fulton, she was at one time president of its women's fellowship. She was also a former member of the Salvation Army Auxiliary and the Red Cross. In earlier days, she was advertising manager of the former Hunter Arms Company in Fulton and instructional manager for the Easy Washing…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Kendall, Margaret I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kennedy, Rose (Schamine)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    KENNEDY - Rose R.N. (nee Schamine) September 9, 2008; beloved wife of the late Francis J., M.D.; sister of the late Mary Schamine; cousin of Loretta Wahl and Clara Pasto; godmother Jeanne Costillo, Jennifer Henschell, John Hughes and Gregory P. Keppel Jr. Friends may call Thursday only 6-8 PM at the DENGLER &ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 3000 Delaware Ave., Kenmore. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial, Friday from St. Louis R.C. Church at 9:30. Mrs. Kennedy was a Veteran of WWII Army Nurse…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kilar, Lawrence J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      WEATHERHEAD YOUNG FUNERAL HOME, 885 Mantoloking Rd., Brick, NJ 08723. Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 A.M. Church of the Visitation, Brick, NJ. Interment to follow at St. Peter's Cemetery, Staten Island, NY. Visiting Tuesday 7-9 P.M. and Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. at the funeral home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kirch, Eric V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Klauber, Eleanor H.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Kornberg, Morris

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Monroe, NY Morris Kornberg, a longtime resident of Monroe, passed away on Sunday, September 7, 2008. He was 88 years old. Morris, the son of the late William and Emma Kornberg, was born in the Bronx on September 7, 1920. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Pearl and his twin brother, Harry. He and his brother were the first set of twins to be born in the original Bronx Hospital. Morris proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during WW II. He and his wife were the former owners of Kaye Kleaners in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Kryszak, Marsha

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  KRYSZAK, Marsha -Our deep love made us one, and death can never part husband and darling wife, united still in heart.YOUR HUSBAND,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kuras, Corkey

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    KURAS - Corkey September 6, 2008. Husband of Helen (Hill); father of the late Kenneth, grandfather of Kenneth Jr. and Julieann; brother of Dorothy (Richard) Filarecki, Alice (late Cory) Humble, Ceil Kicak, Mary Ann (Jim) Reilly, Jadzia Insalaco, and the late Robert and Michael. Services were private.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • LAURA H. BUTLER

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Laura H. Butler, 86, formerly of Hill Street, passed away Saturday (Sept. 6, 2008) at the Fred & Harriett Taylor Health Care Center in Bath. Born in Waverly, Oct. 21, 1921, the daughter of Elmer and Ruth Lattimer Vanderworker, she had resided in the Hornell, Dansville and Mt. Morris areas all her life. She had been employed for several years at Birds Eye in Avon.  She was predeceased by her parents; her son, Robert Haight in 1995; and her brother, Raymond Vanderworker. She is survived by three…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lane, Donald D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        are entrusted to and are pending with Savage Funeral Service, 338-344 Conklin Ave., Binghamton, N.Y. 13903. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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 He moved to,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lasky, Ruth C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ruth C. Lasky formerly of Johnson City Ruth C. Lasky, 87, went to be with her Lord, Saturday evening, September 6, 2008 at Brigham Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Newburyport, Mass. She was predeceased by her parents, Frank and Rena (Nichols) Harper; her husband, Joseph; son, Thomas; brother, Kenneth Harper; and a sister, Dorothy Eaton. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Karen Lasky, Woodstock, Vt.; three grandchildren, Jennifer and her husband, Yann Morvan, Hamden, Conn.,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Laura Ann Knowles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Laura Ann Knowles, 57, died at her home in the care of family and friends on September 5, 2008, from stomach cancer. She was born in Gloversville, NY, on May 30, 1951.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lavelle, Anthony William (Willie)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lawrence Jr., Robert M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Leahy, Alice M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Leahy, Joyce A. (Lanfear)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      will be held Saturday, September 13, at Noon at Sylvan Lawn Cemetery, Greene. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the Greene Emergency Squad, 6 North Canal Street, Greene, N.Y. 13778.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lee, Ruth Becker "Jane"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Leggett, Mary Gordon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MARY GORDON LEGGETT, born Oct. 18, 1917, eldest daughter of the late Ernest C. Gordon and Jane Halligan, died peacefully on Saturday, June 14, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh., A memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at 11 a.m. at St. John's Church in Plattsburgh. Burial will be at Mt. Carmel Cemetery., Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh. Online condolences maybe made at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Leo L. Clark

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Leo L. Clark, 81, passed away unexpectedly Monday morning (Sept. 8, 2008) at his home at 72 E. Washington St. Born in Arkport on Feb. 20, 1927, he was a son of the late William and Nellie Ferry Clark. On Feb. 18, 1948 he was married at St. Ann’s Church in Hornell to the former Arlene Recktenwald, who survives. A former resident of Arkport, Leo had resided in Hornell for most of his life. He attended Arkport Central School and was a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Army. Leo was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Logue, Sarah L. Parker "Sadie"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Parker Logue September 9, 2008 Sarah "Sadie" L. Parker Logue, 83, of 49 Serenity Dr., Waterloo, died Tuesday, September 9, 2008, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by two sons, Randall Logue of Auburn and Russell Logue of Geneva; five daughters, Roxanne Hennessy, Rebecca (David) Achilles, Rochelle Logue, all of Geneva, Roselyn "Kay" (Ronald) Rizzo of Weedsport, Renee Iannapollo of Tempe, AZ; sixteen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one sister, Elizabeth…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lupo, Fr. Joseph F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fr. Joseph F. Lupo, O.S.S.T., formerly of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel-St. Benedicta R.C. Church of West Brighton on September 9, 2008. Son of the late Harry and Jennie (nee Filippelli) Lupo. Brother of the late Charles Lupo and uncle of Harry Lupo and Jean Scura. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel-St. Benedicta R.C. Church, Thursday 10 A.M. Funeral Mass at Holy Trinity Monastery, Pikesville, MD, Friday 11 A.M. Interment in the Monastery Cemetery after the Funeral Mass. Viewing at Scamardella Funeral Home,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Madeline Evans

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    hours will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Thursday, at Delehanty Funeral Home, 64 E. Main St., Wappingers Falls. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m., Friday, at St. Mary's Church, Clinton St., Wappingers Falls. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Hernando-Pasco, 12107 Majestic Blvd., Hudson, FL 34667-2460.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mally, Wilma E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      MALLY - Wilma E. August 27, 2008. Wife of the late William A. Mally; dearest mother of Linda (Bill) Streicher and Marcia (Philip) Becker; dear grandmother of Billy (Lynn), Kim, Terry (Lisa), Holly Streicher and David and Stephen Becker; great-grandmother of four great-grandchildren; sister of the late Bessie Baker and Josephine Wiggins. Friends are invited to attend a memorial gathering Saturday from 10 am to 11 AM at the KENNETH HOWE FUNERAL HOME, 64 Maple St, East Aurora, NY. where a brief service will…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Malysza, Elizabeth C. "Betty" (Krasinski)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        , all who would like to attend the Friday morning prayer service are asked to assemble at the Funeral Home parking lot at 9:30 AM.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Marian K. Ambroselli

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Marian K. Ambroselli of Greenwich Street passed away at home Sunday (Sept. 7, 2008). She was born Oct. 9, 1912, in Belmont, to Louie and Jennie (Presutti) Jordan. On May 6, 1941, in Baltimore, Md., she married Albert Ambroselli, who predeceased her Sept. 4, 1995. Marian was a graduate of Belmont Central School and attended the Rochester Business Institute in Wellsville. She was a clerk typist for the county clerk at the Allegany County Courthouse in Belmont. Marian was a longtime member of the Holy Family…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Martin, Marc E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MARTIN - Marc E. Of Boston N.Y., died suddenly, September 7, 2008. Beloved son of Robert J. and Linda M. (nee Glor) Martin; devoted brother of Michael, David and Leigh-Ann; loving grandson of William and Joyce Glor, Alphonse and the late Mildred Martin; cherished nephew of several aunts and uncles; survived by cousins and many friends. No prior visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to a Memorial Service at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses, 6897 Milestrip Rd. near Baker Rd., Orchard Park on…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mayotte, Mabel I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              September 8, 2008 Mabel I. Mayotte, 81, of Oswego, died Monday. Surviving are her son, Keith (Bernadette) Mayotte; two grandchildren, Robert and David; and two sisters. The family will receive friends on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Dowdle Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • McCarthy, Daniel T.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • McDonough, Sister Catherine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • McNulty, William T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Michelle T. Syverson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SARANAC LAKE, NY - Michelle T. Syverson, born to the late William E. and Lillian C. Burke on Oct. 29, 1939 in Seattle, Wash. passed from the world after a prolonged illness on Sept. 2, 2008. Michelle travelled extensively and touched people in all corners of the world. Michelle was a proponent for humanitarian causes, a fighter for peace and a friend to mother earth. Michelle had a strong christian faith and a devout love for Jesus. Her passion for life was contagious and her spaghetti sauce was addicting.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mikalajunas, Algis Peter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Algis Peter Mikalajunas "Odg" of Binghamton Algis Peter Mikalajunas "Odg", 60, of Binghamton, passed away unexpectedly September 5, 2008. He was predeceased by his parents, Felix and Elena, and his nephew, William Wahl. He was born October 7, 1948. He is survived by his faithful companion, Jack; two sons, Joseph (Janet), Michael (Dana); three grandchildren, Megan, Joey and Katie; three siblings, Edward (Sue), Stephanie Wahl (James), Theresa Youket (George); also extended family, Kathy,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Miller-Mitchell, Jalen and Kaden

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        September 8, 2008September 8, 2008 Jalen and Kaden Miller-Mitchell, infant twin sons of Erin Miller and Jamal Mitchell of Syracuse, passed away Monday at Community General Hospital. Services will be private in Onondaga Valley Cemetery. Arrangements by Butler-Badman Funeral Home, Inc.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Montone, Frances Frisbie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            September 8, 2008 Frances Frisbie Montone, 86; of Fulton, died Monday at A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton. Funeral Service and burial will be private. There will be no calling hours. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Montuori, Patrick Arthur

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              will be on Thursday, September 11, from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 12 at St. Stephen's R.C. Church, followed by interment in St. Stephen's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to St. Stephen's R.C. Church, Schervier Pavilion or Mt. Alverno Center. For further information, directions or to send an online condolence, see

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Moon, Dorene A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                MOON, Dorene A. Age 58 of Elmira, died Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Dorene was born September 23, 1949, the daughter of the late Paul V. and Dorothy Melnick Smith. In addition to her parents she is predeceased by her son Jeremiah Moon. Her brother Paul V. Smith, Jr. of Silver Springs, MD also died September 9, 2008, hours after Dorene. She is survived by her husband of 28 years Randy F. Moon; son and daughter-in-law, James P. and Jessica Moon of Pittsford, NY; 3 step-children…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Moraglia, Clare K.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mozer, Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mueller, Robert H. "Bob"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Munier, Elizabeth Browning

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Nelson, Mary Imogene T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CHERRY VALLEY _ Mary Imogene T. Nelson, 91, passed away Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, in Bainbridge. Arrangements are pending with the Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry Valley, and a full obituary will appear in The Daily Star at a later date.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Nichols, Jeannine Marie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MORRISONVILLE -- Jeannine Marie Nichols, 81, of the Flat Rock Road, Morrisonville, N.Y., passed away Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at her hone with her loving family by her side., She was born in France on Feb. 1, 1927, the daughter of August A. and Claudine (Felix) Bourne., Jeannine was active in the French Resistance during World War II. She came to the United States as a war bride. Jeannine was a registered nurse and a language teacher. She served on the Youth Commission in Morrisonville, an advisor to the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • O'Neill, Dorothy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • O?Hara, Ambrose M. ?Andy?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand St., Oneonta at which time the family will be in attendance. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta, with the Rev. Joseph Benintende, pastor officiating. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery, Unadilla. Memorial contributions may be made to the Otego Emergency Squad, Otego, NY 13825. Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Oliver W. Moshier

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WHITE PLAINS - Oliver W. Moshier, a 36 year resident of White Plains, and the past 4 years he lived in Beacon, NY died on September 8, 2008. He was 78. Born November 30, 1929 in Hudson, NY to the late Hilda Lindstrom and Oliver J. Moshier. Oliver graduated from Hendrick Hudson High School in 1948 and attended Mercy College. He was the first parking meter guard for the city of White Plains, promoted to Public Safety Aide II in 1978. He retired in 1996. Oliver retired from the US Navy in 1974 as a Chief Petty…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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 for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Owen, Catherine (Audrey)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Catherine (Audrey) Owen of Camas, Wash. Catherine (Kay) Audrey Owen, 84, of Camas, Wash., passed away August 5, 2008. She was born and raised in Endicott, N.Y. where she attended St. Ambrose School and graduated from Union-Endicott High School. She worked for IBM until her marriage to Ralph Owen in 1945, at which time she moved to Indiana, and later to Michigan. In 1978, she moved to be near her parents and siblings in Grants Pass, Oreg. She devoted her life to being a wife and mother. She enjoyed reading,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Parnall, Jean Folmsbee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            September 3, 2008 Jean Folmsbee Parnall, 88, of North Syracuse and formerly of Rochester, passed away Wednesday, September 3, 2008. She was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Christopher Parnall; and a sister, Ruth Folmsbee Britton. Jean is survived by a daughter, Ruth (Donald Walker) Parnall; two sons, Christopher Parnall and Jeffrey (Karen) Parnall; a grandson, Noah (Jessica) Montena; and a great-granddaughter, Maya Montena; three nieces; Kathleen Nuss, Barbara Lombardo, and Sarah Cote; a nephew, Roger…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Pascoe, James Allen "Jim"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and family will miss a true maverik in their midst. The world was made better by his presence.Mr. Pascoe?s wish is that his remains be donated to The University of Buffalo School of Medicine. The family has arranged for a private memorial service and requests no calls, please. Those wishing to offer a remembrance may send donations to: Community Missions, Inc., 1570 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls 14303.Visit 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Paul Talaba

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Paul Talaba, 87, of 19 Southern Ave., Little Falls, and since April 2005 a resident of Van Allen Nursing Home, Little Falls, passed on Monday, September 8, 2008, at Bassett Healthcare Center, Cooperstown. He was born on March 20, 1921, in Little Falls, the son of the late Paul and Katherine (Trgala) Talaba. He was educated at Little Falls High School. He was united in marriage to his wife of 61 years, the former Mary A. Dudik, on March 15, 1947, in Syracuse. Mr. Talaba was a veteran of World War II, serving…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pieszala, Kevin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PIESZALA - Kevin September 9, 2008 of East Aurora NY. Beloved husband of Rebecca (nee Peplinski) Pieszala; dearest father of Melanie, James and Christine Pieszala; dear grandfather of Henry Catalano; son of Henry and the late Bernice (nee Schank) Pieszala. Family will be present to receive relatives and friends Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Melvin J. SlIwinski Funeral home, 5090 Transit Rd. (South of Como Park Blvd.) where funeral services will be Friday at 10 AM. Entombment St. Adalbert Cemetery,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Pilkington, Sister Clare R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Provenzano, Hazel J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PROVENZANO, Hazel J -In loving memory of our Mother and Grandmother, who passed on 10 years ago today. Always in our hearts and prayers.Love,JACKIE, MARTIN, MARTY, JOHNNY AND CHRISTINE,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Puzo, Martha J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          will be held Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the Wm. R. Chase &Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango St., Port Dickinson, with her Pastor, Rev. Dr. Stephen W. Starzer, officiating. Burial will be in Chenango Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 11:00 - 1:00 p.m. Those wishing may make memorial contributions to the General Fund of Broad Avenue North Chapel, 38 Broad Avenue, Binghamton, N.Y. 13904.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Qvaeschning, Maria

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • RONALD L. STANTON

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ronald L. Stanton, 71, of Buffalo Circle passed away unexpectedly at his home Sunday (Sept. 7, 2008). Ron was born Dec. 29, 1936 in North Hornell, the only son of Lewis and Eugenia (deFlesco) Stanton. On Dec. 30, 1967, in Prattsburgh he married Kay M. Noble, who survives. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by an infant son, Douglas Stuart Stanton. Ron was a graduate of Hornell High School and had been an engineer for the former Erie, Erie Lackawanna and Conrail railroads for 43 years, retiring in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Richard D. Chase

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Richard D. Chase, 60, of Rebisz Road, Broadalbin, died Friday, September 5, 2008, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Richards, Kenneth H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will be present to receive friends on Thursday from 5-8 PM at QUINN-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME &Cremation Service, 6170 West Quaker Rd., Orchard Park. Ken was a retired military veteran who served in the Army National Guard and Coast Guard Reserves. He retired after 38 years with the Orchard Park Police Department. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Orchard Park American Legion Post 567. Online guest register book at,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Richter, Gloria M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          will be present Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Zurbrick-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 5615 Broadway, where funeral services will be held 11 AM Thursday at the Town Line Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may made to Town Line Lutheran Church. Online register,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Riemer, Rae F. (Stellrecht)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rimer, Kaye Olen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call Wednesday evening only from 7-9 PM at John O. Roth Funeral Home, Inc., 25 William St. (between Morgan and Broad Sts.) in the City of Tonawanda. A private burial will be in Acacia Park Cemetery.Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Riservato, Sarah

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., on Friday 9:00 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. John Neumann Church 10:00 A.M. Interment St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, N.Y. Friends may call Wednesday 7-9 and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. John Neumann Church would be appreciated. WWW.MATTHEWFUNERALHOME.COM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Roach, Mary C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  September 1, 2008 Mary C. Roach, 83, of Nokomis, FL, passed away September 1, 2008, after a short illness. Born in Syracuse, NY, she was a longtime resident of Florida. She was a former member of St. Brigid's Church and a 1943 graduate of St. Patrick's High School. Mary was a longtime employee of the Social Security Administration in New York City. Surviving are a brother, William J. (Jo-Ann) Roach of Fairport, NY; nephews, Daniel (Louise), Charles (Michelle), John, William V. (Carol) Roach and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Rosenthal, Anneliese M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      STAMFORD _ Anneliese M. Rosenthal, 80, passed away Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at the Robinson Terrace in Stamford. Arrangements are pending with the E.J. Skinner Co., 155 Main St., Worcester.]

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rountree, Ruth M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ruth M. Rountree, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Sunday, September 7, 2008 in the Schoellkopf Health Center. She was born in Niagara Falls, NY on January 8, 1922, the daughter of Thomas and Anna (Quinn) McMahon; and step daughter of John J. Murphy. Ruth graduated from Trott Vocational High School and was a life long member of Sacred Heart Church.She was the wife 65 years to the late John A. "Jack" Rountree, who died in July of this year, they were married on December 26, 1942. Ruth is…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Roy S. Voelker

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          hours will be 4-7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, at William G. Miller & Son Funeral Home Inc., 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 12, at St. Mary's Church, 231 Church St., Poughkeepsie. Entombment will be in the Community Mausoleum at the Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, with Military Honors. Memorial donations may be made to the W.W.II Memorial, PO Box 305, Calverton, NY 11933 or St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude's Pl.,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Russell W. Larcom

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Russell W. Larcom, 92, of Wellsboro, formerly of Covington, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008 at Broad Acres Nursing Home. He was a retired employee of Corning Glass Works. Survivors include his wife, Bettie. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008 at Gray Cemetery. Arrangements are by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ryan, Mildred A. "Milly"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                September 8, 2008 Mildred A. "Milly" Ryan, 96, of Sunwood Drive, died early Monday morning, September 8, 2008, at her residence following an extended illness. Surviving are her daughters and one son-in-law, Marilyn Dealing of Verona and Mildred Hammond of Waterville; her sons, William E. Ryan, Jr. of Spencer and John T. Ryan of Marble Hill, MO; eleven grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday from the Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., 260 Main…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sack, Daniel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Daniel Sack formerly of Whitney Point Daniel (Harrison) Sack, 36, of Hendersonville, N.C., formerly of Whitney Point, N.Y., went to be with the Lord on August 24, 2008. His mother, Andra Sack, and his maternal grandmother, Diana Clark, predeceased him. He is survived by his estranged wife, Vicky, and his son, Zachary Hipp, both of Hendersonville, N.C.; his father, Dominic Sack and wife, Patricia, Whitney Point, N.Y.; his brother, David Sack and wife, Patricia, their daughter, Ashley and son, John, all of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sauers, Tanya Dee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Formerly of Ellenville, NY Tanya Dee Sauers of Jacksonville, FL, born and raised in Ellenville, the daughter of Ronald W. Yerkes and Edith A. (Sauers) Yerkes, died unexpectedly on September 4, 2008 in Jacksonville, FL. She was 27. Tanya graduated from Ellenville High School in 1999. She spent time in NYC working for a legal document service company. She and her fiancee recently began their own business in Jacksonville, FL in the same field. Tanya loved to travel. She toured Italy and vacationed in Mexico,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Scarcella, Vincent

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Segar, Illa T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may call on the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at Clark, Winter & Courtney Funeral Home, 25 Townsend St., Walton. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at the First Congregational Church, 4 Mead St., Walton, with the Rev. Jennifer Matison Juliano officiating. Contributions may be made in Illa's memory to the First Congregational Church, 4 Mead St., Walton, NY 13856. Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Shields, David R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SHIELDS - David R. September 8, 2008; devoted father of David, Joseph (Kerri), Brian, Desira, Anthony, Michael and Christopher Shields; loving grandfather of eight grandchildren; dear brother of Shirley Lauvach, Robert (Chris) Shields and the late Richard (Joanne) Shields; also survived by nieces and nephews. Mr. Shields was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Services were private. Arrangements by BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 825-7777,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Siracuse, Angelo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                will be present Tuesday 7-9 PM and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Harris Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8440 Main St. Family and friends are invited to celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday at 10 AM from Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 8500 Main St. (Please assemble at church). Flowers gratefully declined. If so desired, memorials may be made to Hospice Foundation, Inc. Online register at,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sobolewski, William J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SOBOLEWSKI - William J. Of Alden, NY, September 9, 2008, age 92; Beloved husband of Mary (Hadynka) Sobolewski for 68 years; dear father of William Sobolewski of Alden and Caroline Spencer of Aurora Co.; grandfather of April Lynn Pulvirenti of Dublin, OH and Kim Marie Pulvirenti of Syracuse, NY; brother of Edward (Ann) of Alden, NY and John (Carol) of Medina, OH and the late Walter (Dorothy) Sobolewski, Jane (late Joseph) Novak and Adele (late Bernard) Kapuza; also survived by many nieces and nephews. No…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Standart, Sheila P. (Brant)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    STANDART - Sheila P. (nee Brant)September 7, 2008. Daughter of Barbara and the late Charles Brant; beloved wife of Earl H.; loving mother of Teresa (Michael) Bogdan, Bruce and Joseph Standart; dear grandma of Isabella and Jake; dear sister of Ross (Karen) Brant, Debbie (Dave Hanley) and the late Linda Brant, Beverly Standart, George and Joseph Brant. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at the NIGHTENGALE FUNERAL HOME, 1884 South Park Ave. (near Tifft) on Friday at 11 AM. No prior viewing.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Steo, Eleanor R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Eleanor R. Steo of Lyndonville, formerly of Pittsford and Safety Harbor, FL, passed away September 4, 2008. Predeceased by husband, Nicholas; daughter, Lorraine and brothers, James and Philip Maine. Survived by her daughter, Jeanne (James) Whipple of Lyndonville; 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,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Stepnoski, Henry G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Strosberg, William

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            will be 1:00 p.m., Friday from Jacobson-Pizer Funeral Chapel, Inc., 1123 Court St., Utica, with Rabbi Howard Matasar officiating. Interment will be in Tifereth Zvi Cemetery, Whitesboro. Visitation will be from 12 p.m. Friday until the time of the service at the funeral home. Shiva will be observed at the family home in Vestal, N.Y., 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with a minyan service at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 7:00 p.m. on Sunday and Monday. In Bill's memory, kindly consider a donation to the charity of your…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Stypick, Helen E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call Friday from 2-4, 7-9 PM in the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo Avenue, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 AM with Deacon Patrick Bradley officiating. The interment will be in Riverdale Cemetery, Lewiston, NY.Visit for online guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sullivan, Helen M. (Duggan)


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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Taylor, Edna E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TAYLOR, Edna E. Of Elmira Age 82, passed away on Sept. 5, 2008 at St. Joseph's Hospital after a brief illness. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Merrill; brothers, Robert, Richard and Edwin Thayer; and sister, Shirley Long. Edna is survived by sisters, Nancy Green, Fresno, CA, Betty Groom, Baldwinsville, NY; and brother, Roy Thayer, Lakeland, FL; a nephew and several nieces. Edna was a faithful member of the Horseheads Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses for over 30 years. A Memorial…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Timer, June E.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        September 8, 2008 Elizabeth Anderson Tofany, Rochester, NY, died on September 8, 2008 at the age of 83. Daughter of the late Willard August Anderson and Margaret O'Neill Anderson of Fulton, NY. Predeceased by son, Robert Farrell Tofany, who died at the age of 15 of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Also predeceased by brother, Willard Thomas Anderson of Saratoga Springs, NY; and sister, Margaret Anderson Kiely of Southampton, NH; "Betty" is survived by their spouses, Gail Anderson and Peter Kiely…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Tromblee, Helen Mary Garvey

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          WESTPORT -- Helen Mary Garvey Tromblee, 87, of Westport, N.Y., died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at Fletcher Allen Health Center in Burlington, Vt., She was born April 14, 1921, in Mineville, N.Y., the daughter of Charles and Ella (Ryan) Garvey. She married Harry L. Tromblee Jr. on July 8, 1943. She graduated as salutatorian from Mineville High School in 1938. She graduated from Plattsburgh State Normal School in 1942., Helen was a teacher and a farmer. She taught kindergarten in Mineville School and Junior High…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Vagliardo, Jason M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand St., Oneonta. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Sons of the American Legion Squadron No. 259, care of American Legion Post No. 259, 279 Chestnut St., Oneonta, NY 13820. Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting the website Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Vlasak, Thomas (Tv)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  will be held on Friday, September 12, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. at the Estey, Munroe &Fahey Funeral Home, 15 Park St., Owego. Burial will be in the Jillson Cemetery, W. Warren, Pa. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in Thomas S. Vlasak's memory to the VFW Post #1371 or the American Legion Post #401.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Walther, Joan R.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WANAT, Christopher Michael -It has been 15 years since we lost you so suddenly. We love you &miss you. LOVE, DEAR FAMILY AND FRIENDS,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wicks, Ronald

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Widdowson, James E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call at HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, 3648 Ransomville Road, Ransomville, on Wednesday, September 10th from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral services and interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to the Ransomville Volunteer Fire Co. Ambulance Fund, PO Box 239, Ransomville, NY 14131, the Alzheimer's Assoc. of WNY, 2805 Wherle Dr., Suite 6, Williamsville, NY 14221-7380, or to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094.Visit for on-line…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Wixon, Lillian June

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, September 11, at Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, 130 Highland Ave., Middletown. A Funeral Service of Remembrance will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 12, at the funeral home, with Dan Hulseapple officiating. Burial will follow in the family plot at Wallkill Cemetery. Donations in her name may be made to the O.C. Homemaker Service c/o Southwinds, 70 Fulton St., Middletown, NY 10940. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Applebee-McPhillips Funeral…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Wooldridge, Leland M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8:30 a.m. Friday at Forani & Cline Funeral Home and 9 a.m. Friday in St. Mary's Cemetery, DeWitt. Calling Hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 206 Kinne St., East Syracuse, NY.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Worden, Douglas L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Douglas L. Worden LTC USAF Retired of Newark Valley Douglas L. Worden, LTC USAF Retired, 67, of Newark Valley, formerly of Apalachin, passed away suddenly Monday, September 8, 2008, at Lourdes Hospital, Binghamton. He was predeceased by his parents, Francis and Elizabeth Worden. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Donna; his five children and their spouses, Steven, Teresa (John) Del Rio, Michael, Sean (Juanita), Nancy (James) Laramore; seven grandchildren, one great-granddaughter; one brother and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Zachary James Andrea

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Zachary James Andrea, infant son of Kara-Lee and Steven Andrea, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, in St. Luke’s Medical Center, town of New Hartford. For the two precious hours of Zachary’s life, he brought his family a sensitive bonding and cherished love that will live in their hearts forever. Besides his parents who mourn his love, other relatives include his maternal grandparents, Terry and Bonnie Leon, two brothers, Noah and Tyler, all of Ilion, a half-sister, Victoria, paternal grandparents,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • de la Pena, Patricia

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Brampton Jr., Dr. George F.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Donald J. Ross, 80

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Eileen A. McIntyre, 88

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ellen P. Rodriquez, 67

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Frances Frisbie Montone, 86, 09/08/2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Francis Earl Balcom, 80

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Gloria Carroll, 59, 09/06/2008

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • John F. Lill, 75

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Joseph W. Traficante, 69

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Lesiuk, Aaron Vasil

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mabel I. Mayotte, 81, 09/08/2008

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Marjorie Brewer Keller, 91

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

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Reed III, Dr. Andrew John

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • William G. Snyder, 50, 09/07/2008

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