Thursday, September 11, 2008

New York Obituaries 09/11/08

  • Ackroyd Sr., Christopher T.

    Ackroyd, Christopher T. Sr. Hamlin: Died unexpectedly on September 8, 2008. Predeceased by his mother Helen Ackroyd. He is survived by his father John Ackroyd, brothers Michael (Gail) Ackroyd of Cohocton NY and Jack Ackroyd, his sons Christopher (Tanya) Ackroyd, Richard (Lisa) Lorek of Brockport, Michael (Mary) Lorek and Steven (Tracy) Lorek of Melbourne FL, 3 grandchildren Brandon, Brittney and Jacob Lorek, nephew Michael Ackroyd and many loved cousins, family and friends. There will be no prior calling. A…

    • 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…

        • Anne G. Domski

          Anne G. Domski, 79, of Mayfield, died Monday afternoon, September 8, 2008, at Mt. Loretto Nursing Home, Amsterdam, NY.

          • 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…

              • Arnold, William A.

                ARNOLD, William A. Beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 9th, 2008. Bill was born on July 12, 1920 in Elmira, NY. He graduated from Elmira Southside High School in 1938. He was predeceased by his wife of 58 years, June; parents, Walter and Gertrude Arnold; brother, Ted; and sisters, June and Norma. He is survived by his five children, Michael and Dotti Arnold, Vestal, NY, Marsha and John Gana, Little Meadows, Pa., Thomas and Debra Arnold, Owego, NY, David and…

                • Barron, Vincent J.

                  Barron, Vincent J. Ossian: On 9/9/08 at age 90. WW II US Army Veteran. Father of Nathaniel (BethAnne) Barron. Grandfather of Marshall Vincent Barron, Sawyer Brooks Barron, Abram Wise Barron and Lily John Barron. Predeceased by a brother Robert Barron. Calling Friday 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the Hindle Funeral Home, Inc., 271 Main St. Dansville. Services will be held Saturday at 11:00 am in the Ossian Presbyterian Church. Interment with full military honors in Westview Cemetery, Ossian. Contributions to the…

                  • Bednar, Amelia "Millie"

                    will be held at the J.F. Rice Funeral Home, Inc., 150 Main St., Johnson City, Saturday at 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. at St. James Church, where a Funeral Mass will be offered. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, Friday, from 5 to 7 p.m. Those wishing may make memorial contributions to St. James Church Memorial Fund, 147 Main St., Johnson City, N.Y. 13790 in Amelia Bednar's memory.

                    • 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…

                      • Bergholtz, Helen

                        • Berneski, Lydia A. (Dushenko)

                          BERNESKI - Lydia A. (nee Dushenko)September 9, 2008 after a long illness. Beloved wife of Edward Berneski; dear daughter of the late Stephan and Tetiana Dushenko; loving sister of Michael (Mary) Dushenko; cherished aunt of Katherine, Christina and Steven Dushenko, Jason and Bethany Berneski; dear sister-in-law of Karen Berneski. Funeral services at the BUSZKAFUNERAL HOME, INC., 2005 Clinton St. (corner South Ogden) Saturday at 8:45 AM and at St. Stanislaus Church at 9:30 AM. Visitation Thursday 7-9 PM and…

                          • Borawski, Anthony

                            Anthony Borawski of Austin, Tex. Anthony "Tony" Borawski, 72, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on August 9th. He was preceded in death by his parents, Violet and Anthony Borawski. He finally succumbed to complications by treatment for multiple myeloma. Graduating first in his class from Johnson Technical School, he was immediately hired by IBM. His work ethic, skills and dedication allowed him to advance from master tool maker to site management in his 35 year career. He was…

                            • Borrelli, Teresa M.

                              wishing may contribute to Holy Apostles Church. Farrell-Ryan Funeral Home

                              • 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.

                                • Brasch, Lawrence R.

                                  BRASCH, Lawrence R. Age 84, of Chemung, NY, passed away on Tuesday, September 9, 2008. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, to the late Charles and Teresa (Benzing) Brasch. Lawrence was predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Evelyn; three sisters and ten brothers. Survivors include his daughters, Evelyn (LeRoy) Howland of Chemung, Sharon (Lewis) Youngs of Pine Valley, and Lauren Oakley of Elmira; 13 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service for Lawrence will be held on Saturday, September 13th,…

                                  • Brennan, Madeleine

                                    • Brown Jr., Alfred

                                      • 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…

                                        • Bunn, Stephen R.

                                          MIDLOTHIAN, Va. _ Stephen R. Bunn, 48, of Midlothian, Va., went to his Heavenly home Sept. 9, 2008. He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Christina Wilson Bunn; four children, Jason, Zachary, Kyle and Shannon Bunn; two brothers, Terry and Fran Bunn; one sister, Bonnie Moore; his stepmother, Hollice Bunn; and many other family members and friends. Steve was the owner of Bunn's Welding. He was an avid hunter and loved riding his Harley. He was the driver of the number 89 enduro car at Southside…

                                          • 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. 

                                            • Camp, Dennis

                                              Dennis Camp passed away September 8, 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.

                                                • Carpenter, Donald R.

                                                  . Born in Buffalo in 1927 to Charles and Harriet Carpenter; husband of the late Judith (Grimaldi) Carpenter; former spouse of Dorothy (Sauer) for 41 years; loving father to Allan (Debra), Susan (Chuck) Raschke, Nancy (Ed) Parker and David (Marge) Carpenter; grandfather of 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; also survived by many nieces and nephews; brother of the late Chuck, Harrold, Ray and Mary Zittle. Don served in the U.S.M.C as an M.P. in WWII. He retired from Bethlehem Steel Plant after 37…

                                                  • Carpenter, Joan A.

                                                    • 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,…

                                                        • Celli, Mary E.

                                                          • Clancy, Gary A.

                                                            CLANCY - Gary A. 62, of Allegany, died September 10, 2088 in Olean; survived by his wife Barbara Endersen; 3 children Terry (Penny) Clancy of West Seneca, Sheila (Mike) Ransbottom of Depew and Michelle (Scott) McKinney of Lockport; Seven grandchildren; three half-siblings Donald Clancy of Sherman, Collenn Green of North Tonawanda and Marilyn Hartman of Niagara Falls. Visitation will be Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at THE CASEY, HALWIG &HARTLE FUNERAL HOME, Olean. Memorial Service will be Saturday September,…

                                                            • 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…

                                                              • Cockin, Ruth (Sparrow)

                                                                COCKIN - Ruth (nee Sparrow)Age 96, of Harbor Bluffs, FL, formerly of Buffalo, NY, mother of John C. (Peggy) Cockin of Spring Hill, FL. Friends are invited to attend funeral services at the VANDERCHER &DICK FUNERAL HOME, 2549 Main St., on Saturday at 11 AM. Prior to moving to Florida in 1964, Ruth was a bookkeeper for Goergen-Macwirth Co. and a graduate of the University of Buffalo.,

                                                                • Cole, Ralph M.

                                                                  AFTON _ Ralph M. Cole, 76, of Afton, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, at home. He is survived by his loving wife, Nora; his children, Debra (Cole) and Fred Smith of Bainbridge, David and Paula Cole of Sidney, and Donna (Cole) and Robert Decker of Unadilla; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; his sister, Anethma (Cole) and Elton Ireland of Norwich; two stepgranddaughters; 14 stepgreat-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and countless cherished friends.…

                                                                  • Cole, W. Ralph

                                                                    Cole, W. Ralph Gates: Ralph lost his battle with lung cancer Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at age 79. He is survived by his loving wife, Beatrice "Kay" Cole; daughter and son-in-law, Trudy &Bob Miller; granddaughter, Stephanie; brother, Leon Cole; many nieces, nephews and friends. Ralph was a member of the North American Hunting Club. Family and friends may call Saturday, September 13th, 6-9 PM at the New Comer Funeral Home, 2636 Ridgeway Ave. Private Service and Interment. In lieu of flowers,…

                                                                    • Conroy, Sister Patricia M.

                                                                      • Cooper, Alan J.

                                                                        • Corbett Jr., Thomas J.

                                                                          suggest memorial contributions be made in Toms memory to Roswell Park Cancer Institute.,

                                                                          • Courtney, Marc

                                                                            • Cowen, Marilyn Daly

                                                                              • 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 .

                                                                                • Crues, Charles

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

                                                                                  • Cuesta Rodriguez, Oscar Felipe

                                                                                    • Cyr, Helen F. (Koppel)

                                                                                      • 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'errico Jr., Cpt. Albert P.

                                                                                          • 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. 

                                                                                              • Damperrico Jr., Captain Albert P.

                                                                                                Captain Albert P. D?Errico, Jr., passed away September 9, 2008 in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Lafayette, LA. Born in Dallas, TX to Albert P. and Carol (nee Van Etten) D?Errico, Albert was a graduate of the University of Georgia, Whittier College and the US Merchant Marine Academy. He was employed by the State of Louisiana as a Psychologist. He was also a Captain in the Merchant Marines. Albert was a lifetime learner with numerous degrees such as Masters in Business Administration, Doctorate in…

                                                                                                • Darnell, Landon Hagan

                                                                                                • Davis, Evelyn V.

                                                                                                  and friends are invited to call at the Valley View Assembly of God Church, Knoxville, PA, Saturday from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. where funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. immediately following the visitation. Pastor Jonathan Hardt officiating. Burial in Riverview Cemetery, Potterbrook, PA. Memorials may be made to the Valley View Assembly of God Church in Evelyn's memory. Arrangements are in care of Kenyon Funeral Home, Inc., 214 West Main Street, Elkland, PA 16920.

                                                                                                  • DeLong, Thomas R.

                                                                                                    DeLONG - Thomas R. Of Depew, NY, age 29, September 9, 2008; beloved son of Thomas E. and Joanne Zamoyski-DeLong; loving brother of Melissa DeLong; dearest grandson of Lloyd and Rose DeLong and the late Walter (late Alice) Zamoyski; cherished boyfriend of Lee Gojmerac; also survived by aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the PAUL A. KLOC BLOSSOM CHAPELS, INC., 4680 Clinton St. (corner Borden Rd.), West Seneca, NY (668-5666) where a funeral will be held Saturday at 8:00 AM and…

                                                                                                    • DePetris, Thomas C.

                                                                                                      Thomas C. DePetris, 62, of Niagara Falls, NY, entered into rest suddenly on Saturday, September 6, 2008 at his residence. Born on July 27, 1946 in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of the late Anthony and Lucy (Puglese) DePetris.Mr. DePetris attended local schools as well as Kelly Business Institute. Thomas served in the United States Navy from October 19, 1965 until his honorable discharge on October 2, 1969. While serving, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal. Mr. DePetris worked as a…

                                                                                                      • Denk, Felice (Bauerschmidt)

                                                                                                        will be present to receive friends Friday 4-8 PM at Beach-tuyn Funeral Home INC 5541 Main St. at Cayuga Rd. Williamsville, where funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 10 oclock. Friends are invited.,

                                                                                                        • Derman, Juliet H.

                                                                                                          • Diane Surnear

                                                                                                            Diane Surnear, 55, of Johnstown, N.Y., passed away on Tuesday, September 9, 2008, at her residence. She was born May 27, 1953, in Gloversville, N.Y.

                                                                                                            • Dodge, Betty L.

                                                                                                              are welcome to call at the Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, 7501 Pittsford-Palmyra Rd. , Friday, September 26 from 2-4 &6-8. Betty's Memorial Service will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Honeoye Falls Lima CSD, 20 Church St., Honeoye Falls, NY 14472 Attn: District Treasurer in Betty's memory.

                                                                                                              • Donald J. "Whit" Whitman

                                                                                                                NEW LLANO, LA - Sgt.1st Class Whitman, 75 passed away in a Shreveport hospital Sept. 8, after a brief illness. A native of Pleasant Valley, NY, he retired in 1975 after 24 years and 4 months and 27 days of service to his country. A soldier at heart, he served one term of duty in Korea and two in Vietnam. He was awarded NDSM w/OLC, DRILL SGT BAD, GCMDL (6th AWD), M-14(EXP), KSM, AOM (Japan), BSM w/2D OLC, ARCOM, VSM, CIB 2D AWD, RVNCG w/Palm, M-45 (SS), UNSM. After his military career, he has lived inNew…

                                                                                                                • Donley Sr., Richard E.

                                                                                                                  Donley Sr., Richard E. Bergen: Died September 9 at age 72. Survived by two sons, Samuel (Kim) Donley of Holley and Richard E. Donley Jr. of Bergen; a daughter, Julia (Michael Shortt) Donley of Byron; a grandson, Thomas (Jennifer) Donley of Holley; a great-grandson, Caleb Donley of Holley; several brothers and sisters. Calling 1 to 3 Sunday at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 51 South Lake St., Bergen. Services and burial will be private. Memorials to Crossroads House, P.O. Box 403, Batavia, NY 14021.…

                                                                                                                  • Dorward, Gloria D. (Bulman)

                                                                                                                    Dorward, Gloria D. (Bulman) Oceanside, CA: Passed away peacefully Monday, July 28, 2008 in her home in Oceanside, CA at the age of 64 of lung cancer. Gloria leaves behind her loving and devoted husband of 36 years, Albert L. Dorward; 2 sons, Brice Dorward of Las Vegas, NV and Dale (Jeannine) Dorward of DesMoines, WA. Also 2 daughters, Yvonne Dorward Moore of Omaha, NE and Katherine (Thomas) Dorward Vanater of Zephyrhills, FL; 6 grandchildren, Anthony, Richard, Stephanie, Brandon, Brice Jr. &Marlanna;…

                                                                                                                    • Dunn, John Alan

                                                                                                                      • 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. 

                                                                                                                          • Eck, Maxine J.

                                                                                                                            • Eckberg, Carol Wickes

                                                                                                                              Eckberg, Carol Wickes Ft. Collins, CO: Loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin, and friend. Born in 1927 in Rochester, NY to Henry H. Wickes and Emily Boynton Wickes. Graduated from Mount Holyoke College. After graduation, she worked as a social worker. In 1950 she married Douglas Reeves Eckberg. They lived in Rochester until 1974 when they moved to Ft. Collins, CO. Douglas preceded her in death in 1997. She is survived by her 3 children: Kristin Reif (Peter) CO, James (Eunice) NY, Eric (Lettie) MN;…

                                                                                                                              • Ecker, Robert

                                                                                                                                ECKER, Robert - 7 years - Hun-You are so dearly missed. Love you, WIFE LIZ AND FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                • Emory Russell McIver, Jr.

                                                                                                                                  PAWLING - Emory Russell McIver, Jr., 85, of Pawling, NY passed away Tues., Sept. 9, 2008 at the Montrose VA Hospital in Montrose, NY. Mr. McIver was born on Nov. 13, 1922 to the late Emory Russell and Ruby Ann (Petree) McIver in Winston Salem, NC. While enlisted in the US Army from 1942 – 1945, serving in WWII. On June 15, 1952, he married Mamie H. Honeycutt. Before retiring in 1972, he was an attendant at the Harle m Valley Psychiatric Center, Wingdale, NY. Mr. McIver was a member of the Harlem Valley…

                                                                                                                                  • Esquilin, Yvette "E"

                                                                                                                                    may call (NOTE CHANGE) Friday 10AM-11AM with a Funeral Service to follow at Power House Kingdom Cathedral COGIC, 48 Clifton Street. Bishop Jeffrey Melvin, officiating. Interment, Riverside. Arrangements Metropolitan Funeral Chapels Inc.

                                                                                                                                    • Everett, Clarence R.

                                                                                                                                      may call Friday 4-8 PM at the C. B. Beach &Son Mortuary, Inc., corner of Rts. 33 &77, Corfu, NY. Services from the mortuary on Saturday at 11 AM. Memorials suggested to the Darien Rescue Squad or the Alzheimer's Association of WNY, 1284 French Rd., Depew, NY 14043.

                                                                                                                                      • Farrell, Veronica M. (Fitzgerald)

                                                                                                                                        • Fitzpatrick, James J.

                                                                                                                                          • Frazier, Linda D. (Walker)

                                                                                                                                            FRAZIER - Linda D. (Walker)September 3, 2008. Age 45. Beloved wife of Kevin; dearest mother of Dionne, and Olivia; sister of Alfred Walker Sr., Phyllis Walker, Cynthia Walker and the late Myron Walker Sr.; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present Saturday 11-1 PM at (Delaware Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1132 Delaware Ave. (near W. Ferry) where funeral services will followat 1 PM. Online register,

                                                                                                                                            • Gladys Louise Fagan

                                                                                                                                              FISHKILL - Gladys Louise Fagan, 81 years old, died Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. She was born September 6, 1927 in Mt. Pleasant and was the daughter of the late Frank and Minnie Finch See. Gladys loved spending time with her friends at the Senior Citizen Center and playing Rummikub and Bingo. On August 18, 1945, she married Edward Fagan who predeceased her on August 4, 1989. She is survived by two daughters, Virginia Smith and her husband, James, of Union Vale and Donna Fagan…

                                                                                                                                              • Greene Sr., William A.

                                                                                                                                                • Greene, Raymond C.

                                                                                                                                                • Guercio, Lawrence V.

                                                                                                                                                  • Gurrola, Irene R.

                                                                                                                                                    • Hannafey, Joan T.

                                                                                                                                                      • Harris, Virginia F. (Bovee)

                                                                                                                                                        Harris, Virginia F. (Bovee) Greece: Saturday, September 6, 2008, at age 85. Predeceased by her husband, Russell "Bud"; daughters, Beverly &Sharon; brothers, Kenneth &William; sisters, Leona, Betty &Shirley. Survived by her sister, Alta (Jack) Brew, brothers-in-law, Bill Kadrie, Dick (Bernice) Harris; sister-in-law, Ann Bovee; close friends, Don &Betty Pimm; 7 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grand-children; several nieces and nephews. The family would like to…

                                                                                                                                                        • Hebe, Erma L.

                                                                                                                                                          and friends are invited to call on Sunday, September 14, 2008, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. at the Liberty Lutheran Church. A Memorial Service will be held at the church at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. David Byerly officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Erma's memory to the Liberty Lutheran Church Building Fund, Attn: Treasurer, JoAnn Black, PO Box 59, Liberty, PA 16930. The Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S.…

                                                                                                                                                          • Heberger, William J.

                                                                                                                                                            Heberger, William J. "Bill" Pittsford: on September 8, 2008 the world lost a gentle giant at age 61. He is survived by his devoted companion and guardian angel, Nancy Stockmaster; children, Doreen (John) Granata, Paul (Shelly) Heberger; grandchildren, Sara Granata, Joe Heberger, Beth Heberger, Salvatore Granata; sister, Jane (Norb) Kellner; nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. For more information about Bill, visit . BARTOLOMEO & PEROTTO Funeral Home, Inc. 1411…

                                                                                                                                                            • Heineman, Wesley Charles

                                                                                                                                                              HEINEMAN - Wesley Charles Ossian, NY, age 90, July 2, 2008. Survived by nephews, Hugh (Gwen) Hodgins, Duane (Sarah) Heineman, Clifford (Linda) Hodgins, Rev. Kenneth (Barbara) Hodgins and Wesley (Mary Joyce) Hodgins; his nieces, Sharon (Edward) Lazarus and Marjorie (A. Eugene) Guthrie; his cousin, Janet Heineman; his loving companion and sister-in-law, Dorothy Seifert; many grand nieces and grand nephews. Memorial Mass will be held 11 AM, September 13 at St. Marys Church, Elizabeth St., Dansville.…

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                                                                                                                                                                  • Henkiel, Robert Leonard

                                                                                                                                                                    Robert Leonard Henkiel of Boynton Beach, Fla. Robert Leonard Henkiel, 84, of Boynton Beach, Fla., passed away on September 6, 2008 after a short illness. He was born on October 16, 1923 in Girard, Pa., the son of Anthony and Stella Henkiel, Binghamton, N.Y. He was a veteran of World War II and a retiree from IBM. He is survived by his brother, Donald Henkiel, Cottonwood, Ariz.; children, Robert Henkiel, Douglasville, Ga., Cheryl Escott, Johnson City, N.Y., and David Henkiel, Vestal, N.Y.; stepchildren,…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Hewson, Catherine M.

                                                                                                                                                                      BEEKMANTOWN -- Catherine M. Hewson, 86, passed away Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Beekmantown on Sept. 2, 1922, the daughter of Bernard and Grace (Pickle) Jarvis., She married William T. Hewson on Oct. 18, 1939, in West Chazy, N.Y. Catherine was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family. She loved to travel and especially enjoyed Pennsylvania's "Amish…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Hickey, Laura E. (Hahn)

                                                                                                                                                                        are invited to meet the family SATURDAY 10:00am at BETHEL CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP for her memorial service. Interment private. Memorials may be directed to Lipson Cancer Center. PAUL W. HARRIS FUNERAL HOME 570 Kings Highway So. 544-2041

                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                          • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                            • Hunter, Katherine J.

                                                                                                                                                                              LOUDONVILLE _ Katherine J. Hunter of Loudonville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, at Albany Memorial Hospital, surrounded by loved ones, following her courageous battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). She has donated her body to the Anatomical Gift Program at Albany Medical Center. There will be a memorial gathering in her name from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Tebbutt and Frederick Memorial Home, 633 Central Ave., Albany. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Pius X Church in…

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                                                                                                                                                                                • Hyland, Harry

                                                                                                                                                                                  Hyland, Harry Rochester: Died on August 23, 2008. Graveside Service, Pine Hill Cemetery, Thursday, September 11, 2008 at 1 PM. Thomas Funeral Chapels, Inc., 4545 Lake Avenue. (585) 663-3837.

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Iorio, Neil P.

                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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, September 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 with the class of 1932. It was in St. Mary’s Church, Frankfort, on May 6, 1950, that…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Johansen, Erling

                                                                                                                                                                                            Johansen, Dr. Erling, DMD, PhD Overhalla,Norway: Dean Emeritus of Tufts School of Dental Medicine in Boston, previously of Rochester, NY, passed away Feb. 29th in his native home of Overhalla, Norway. Dr. Johansen came to the U.S. in 1945 and received his DMD from Tufts in 1949 and returned to Norway as a dental officer in the Norwegian contingent of the Allied Occupation Army in Germany. He was later awarded a Fulbright stipend to pursue his PhD at the Univ. of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Johnson, Harold L. "Hap"

                                                                                                                                                                                              JOHNSON - Harold L. Hap Of Angola, NY, September 7, 2008; dear father of Bernard (Lois), James Johnson, Jerri (late Patrick) Ryan and Gayle Duffey and the late Eric (Pat) Johnson; survived by seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; brother of Alice Metzloff and Pearl (late Antone) Holub and the late Axel John Johnson; survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends invited to a funeral service at the LATIMORE SCHIAVONE FUNERAL HOME, INC. 8434 North Main St., Angola on Friday at 9 AM.,

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Joshua Scott Carter

                                                                                                                                                                                                Joshua Scott Carter, 23, of 129 Taft Ave., Frankfort, died unexpectedly on Sunday, September 7, 2008, at Little Falls Hospital. Josh was born in Little Falls on November 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. Josh’s love of the outdoors was evident by his interests in fishing, hunting and all outdoor activities. He was an avid football fan,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Katzowicz, Max

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Katzowicz, Max Brighton: September 9, 2008 at age 91. Predeceased by wife, Liza. Survived by his loving children, Mickey (Michael) Kinel and Betty (Julius) Isaac; grandchildren, Dan (Ellen Poleshuck) Kinel, Karen Kinel, Rachel (Steven) Shapiro, Jonathan (fiancee Laura Aboulafia) Isaac &Adam Isaac; great-grandchildren, Oren &Gil Poleshuck Kinel; brother, Menahem (Chana) Katzowicz of Israel and family. Funeral Services will be held Thursday at 11 AM in the Rabbi Abraham Solomon Chapel at Temple Beth…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Kempkes, Harold M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kindellan, Bertha V. (Madejczyk)

                                                                                                                                                                                                      KINDELLAN - Bertha V. (nee Madejczyk)September 10, 2008, age 91 Beloved wife of the late Gerald A. Kindellan; Loving mother of Constance A. (Frank) Poniatowski, Gerald A. Kindellan, Judith (Manley) Horton and Michael (Sharon) Kindellan; Cherished grandmother of eight grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren; Dear sister of Angeline Ambrose, Joseph Madden, the late Henry and Edward Madeczyk; Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be no prior visitation. Family and friends are invited to…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Konwicki, Jean (Wilson)

                                                                                                                                                                                                            KONWICKI - Jean (nee Wilson)September 9, 2008, beloved wife of Joseph; devoted mother of Mark (Judi) Konwicki, Julie (Victor Maggiore) Konwicki, Carolyn (James) Tallman, Gregory Konwicki and Lisa (Thomas) Dulski; dearest sister of John (Christine) Wilson; also survived by seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Family will be present Thursday 7-9 and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the PIETSZAK FUNERAL HOME, 2400 William St., (near Harlem). Relatives and friends are invited to assemble for a Mass of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Korinek, Josephine E. (Tomecek)

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Josephine E. (Tomecek) Korinek of Binghamton A Memorial Service for Josephine Korinek will be held at St. Christopher's Church on Castle Creek Road in Binghamton on Saturday, September 13, at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the St. Christopher's Church Choir, 103 Castle Creek Road, Binghamton, N.Y. 13901 or to the charity of your choice.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Kutz, Joel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Kutz, Joel Sarasota, FL.: September 10, 2008 at age 86. Former Dr. of Veterinary Medicine for many years and founder of Brockport Animal Hospital. Veteran of WW II. Avid Woodworker and Sailor. Loved by wife, Gladys of 62 years; sister, Ina Ruth Beck; sons, Archie (Pat) and David (Ruth); daughter, Judy (Peter); grandchildren, Josh, Celia, Adam, Gideon and Maya; great-granddaughter, Rosemary. He will be missed by many. Family Service to be scheduled at a later date. Donations to your favorite charity.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lampe, William H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    are invited to call Saturday, 11-1 o'clock at Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home, Inc ., 735 East Ave., Hilton, where a Service will be held at 1 PM after calling. Entombment Riverside. Those wishing may contribute to American Parkinson Disease Assoc. or Edna Tina Wilson Living Center in his memory.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Lane, Donald D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      will be held in Peekskill, N.Y. at the convenience of the family with Full Military Honors. 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,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Large, Sarah C. "Rose" (DeLotto)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          . Memorials may be made to the S.P.C.A.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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.,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Leake, Wendell G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Leake, Wendell G. Rochester: Passed away Tuesday September 9, 2008 at age 91. He is predeceased by his wife, Emma and brother, Grant. Survived by 2 sons, Duane R. (Brenda) and Dale A.; grandchildren, Shana Klopp, Sarah Bloom; great-granddaughter, Morgan; along with several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Friday, September 12th from 4-7 PM at New Comer Funeral Home, 6 Empire Blvd., where Funeral Services will be held Saturday at 10 A.M. Interment White Haven Memorial Park. To share a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • 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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lemke, Henry E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LEMKE - Henry E. Of Orchard Park, entered into rest September 8, 2008. Devoted father of Tina (Mark) Jaworski and Henry E. Lemke Jr.; cherished grandfather of Krystal Raven Jaworski; former husband and best friend of Sharon Lemke; loving son of the late Henryk and Anna (nee Letioszko) Lemke; survived by relatives in Germany and many friends. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Southtowns Chapel), 3060 Abbott Rd. near Lake Ave. on Saturday from2-4 PM. Funeral service will immediately…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Leonik, Stanley P.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Linfoot, Ruth L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Linfoot, Ruth L. (Greene) Geneseo: August 17, 2008 at age 101 years. Memorial Services will be held Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Geneseo. Interment, Temple Hill Cemetery. For more information, please go to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lord, Robert Charles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            are invited to a Memorial Service on Saturday at 10 AM to be celebrated in Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church, Tonawanda Creek Road, Pendleton. Please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Lovenburg, Alva Dean

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lucy E. Losito

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mrs. Lucy E. Losito, 77, of Pine Avenue, Herkimer, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted with Petykiewicz, Iocovozzi & Burns Funeral Home, Herkimer.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Maahs, Loismae Elaine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Maleh, Doris

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Malerba, Vincent J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Manno, Janet M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Marin, Nery A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Marks, Mary S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MARKS - Mary S.Age 80, of Novi, MI, September 8, 2008, beloved wife of the late James; devoted mother of Rosemary Reaume, Cynthia (Daniel) Sovran, and the late Kate Quinn; loving grandmother of Vincent (Katie) Tortonesi, Jessica (Brian) Ramsey, Michael Sovran, Amy Sovran, Gabriel Reaume and Andrew Reaume; cherished great-grandmother of Taylor, Alyssa and Brooklyn. Memorial Mass Friday, 10 AM, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 24505 Meadowbrook Rd., Novi, MI 48375. Donations suggested to the Salvation Army,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mason, Evelyn M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • May, John A. "Jack"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  may call Friday 1-4 and 6-9 P.M. at the O'Connell-Dougherty Funeral Home, 2041 Lake Ave., Lima. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday 2:00 P.M. at the Lima Presbyterian Church, 7295 W. Main St., Lima. Interment Lakeview Cemetery, Honeoye. Memorials may be made to the Lima Ambulance PO Box 335 Lima, NY 14485 or the Honeoye Falls Fire Dept., 7 Monroe St., Honeoye Falls, NY 14472.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Maybin, Maryann L. (Tomasulo)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MAYBIN - Maryann L. (nee Tomasulo)September 8, 2008; wife of the late Melvin Maybin; mother of Mark Umphred (Cynthia) and Margaret Umphred; grandmother of Katharine; companion of Kenneth J. Keller; sister of Rosemary Pignataro (Lawrence) and Donald Tomasulo (Nadine). Calls may be made at the Bowmansville Volunteer Fire Company, 36 Main St., Bowmansville, Saturday from 10-11 AM, where a Memorial Service will follow immediately 11 AM. Arrangements by the DANZER, DENGLER &ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mazurek, Robert R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      MAZUREK, Robert R. - In loving memory, who passed away two years ago today, you are forever in our hearts. With every closed door opens a new one. Love, Sandy &Family,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • McCarthy, Daniel T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • McLaughlin, Robert C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MCLAUGHLIN - Robert C. Of Tampa, FL, September 8, 2008; father of Sean (Gina) McLaughlin, Megan (Brian) Blake and Brian McLaughlin; brother of Fran (Molly) McLaughlin and the late Meg McLaughlin (Richie). Friends may call Friday 4-8 PM at THE LAING FUNERAL HOME, INC. 2724 W. Church St., Eden, where a Prayer Service will be held on Saturday at 10 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to HEART, Inc. Animal Rescue and Adoption Team, P.O. Box 415 Hamburg, NY 14075,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Meehan, Dolores

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Meinke, John R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mento, Mary (Squadrito)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Meuler, William R. "Bob"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  are also invited to attend Bob's funeral service, SATURDAY 11 am at the funeral home. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Serenity House (1278 Brace Road, Victor, NY 14564) in his memory.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Michaud, Arthur H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mikolin, Magdalen D. (Baschmann)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Millar, Judith A. (Smith)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          will receive friends at the C. MERTZ AND SON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 911 Englewood Ave., Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 9:00 AM and A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Blessed Sacrament Church (Claremont Ave.) at 9:30 AM. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Foundation of WNY. Judy was an employee of Sisters Hospital for 43 Years.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Milton A. Palmer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Milton A. Palmer, 90, of West Winfield, died on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, at the Mohawk Valley Nursing Home. He was born on May 27, 1918, in West Exeter, a son of the late Herbert and Ruth Allen Palmer. He married Alice L. Elthorp on July 23, 1938, in Mohawk and she died on May 16, 2007. Milton worked for the Bendix Corp. as a machinist. Along with his wife he worked as caretakers at the Adirondack Leagues Club. At one time he owned and operated the Palmer Bros. Garage in Edmeston. With his free time he…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Moon, Dorene A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends will gather at the Walnut Street entrance at 10:00 a.m. to process to the gravesite. In lieu of flowers donations in Dorene's memory may be directed to The Arctic League, P O Box 113, Elmira New York 14902.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Morturano, Noreen P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Myers, Edward C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Myers, Edward C., Rochester: Age 61 of Rochester, NY entered into rest September 9, 2008. He was retired after 34 years from CSX Corporation (Conrail). Proceeded in death by his beloved wife Maryann Trinchera Myers. Survived by his loving children Paul (Christine) Lamkin, Richard (Michelle) Lamkin, Christine (Peter Gravante) Thornley all of Batavia, Rosalin Diaz, Louisa Coyne and Renee Bartolotta all of Buffalo. One sister Elizabeth (Melvin) Jaskowski of Canton, NY, 11 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Nathanson, Dorothy Ann (Rosenfield)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Nicholas, Rodney W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Nitterour, Marianne K.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          NITTEROUR, Marianne K. Age 74, of Emmaus, passed away on Monday, September 8, 2008, at the home of her son, John, in Horseheads, NY. She was the wife of Albert Nitterour. Born in Bremerhaven, Germany, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Maria (Herz) Ihlo. She was a packer at Day Timers in East Texas for 15 years. Marianne was a member of Ziegels Lutheran Church in Breinigsville. Survivors:sons, John and his wife, Maria of Horseheads, NY, and Robert and his wife, Marie of Kutztown; daughters, Patricia…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Noreen J. Passino

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mrs. Noreen J. Passino, age 70, of Gloversville, died unexpectedly on Sunday, September 7, 2008, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Northrop, Marjorie L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call Friday 10-12 Noon at Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. Routes 15 & 20A Livonia where services will be held following calling at Noon. Burial, Union Cemetery. To send condolences or further information please visit:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Osburn, Ruth M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Osburn, Ruth M. (Tuschong) Rochester: September 8, 2008. Predeceased by husband, Raymond and daughter, Laura Jean (Klaucke). Survived by children, Judy (Fred) Procious, John (Marcy) Osburn, Robert (Patty) Osburn, and son-in-law Fred Klaucke; 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Sisters, Arline (Ray) Goodwin, Edith Peck, and sister-in-law, Flo Tuschong and many nieces and nephews. In accordance with Ruth's wishes, there are no calling hours or service. Private burial at Meadowlawn Cemetery in New…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Osler, Anna Marie "Ann"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Park, Jean M. Quinlan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Parmer, Charles E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      will recieve friends Saturday 10 AM-11AM at True Bethel Baptist Church 907 East Ferry St. where funeral services will immediately follow. Interment Forest lawn Cemetery. Arrangements by THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME INC.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Pedro, Amelia J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Pedro, Amelia J. Rochester: August 22, 2008. Amelia Pannunzio Pedro, 87, passed away peacefully with her family by her side. Amelia will be remembered for her warmth, faith, laughter, music, and love for her family, friends, and caregivers at St. Johns Meadows. She leaves a legacy of love that will endure for generations. Her family treasures memories of their "Bella Mamma Mia." She leaves three daughters Donna Murphy (John) of Maryland, Dr. JoAnne Pedro-Carroll (Dr. Roger Carroll) of Rochester,…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Peterson, Steven

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Petrlak, Lawrence "Larry"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Picciano, Lovisa Baum

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Post, MaryEllen Tyler

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MaryEllen Tyler Post formerly of Kirkwood MaryEllen Tyler Post, 68, was taken from us by cancer on August 24, 2008. She was born July 27, 1940 in Kirkwood, N.Y., to Howard and Mildred Tyler. She is survived by her son, Jeffrey, New Milford, Pa.; and granddaughter, Megan; also by her son and daughter-in-law, S. Blair and Karen; and grandchildren, Evan and Adam, Venice, Fla. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Edward, who lost his battle with cancer on July 30, 2008. MaryEllen worked for…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Poulin, Genevieve L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            POULIN, Genevieve L. A resident of Gillett, PA, was born November 11, 1915 in Ware, MA. She passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 9, 2008, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center at the age of 92. All services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. A "Candle of Remembrance" may be left for her family in obituaries at .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Powell, Stephanie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              EDMESTON _ Stephanie Powell, 70, of Edmeston, was embraced into the Lord's arms Tuesday Sept. 9, 2008. She was born Oct. 27, 1937, in Freeport, Long Island, the daughter of Stephen I. and Laura (White) Rego. Stephanie graduated from ECS, and was an active member of the Second Baptist Church, and the Sweet Adeline's. She sang in the church choir, a various reader, and was one of the first participants of her church's Critic and Eat program. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Priester, Steven Henry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Priester, Steven Henry Williamson: Entered into rest on September 9, 2008 in his 48th year. Survived by his beloved and devoted sister, Yasmin (Mark) Scheuer of Williamson; special nephews, Joel H., Jared S. and Joshua D. Scheuer, all of Williamson; aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends. Family and friends are invited to call Friday evening, September 12th from 6-8 PM at the Young Funeral Home, 4025 West Main St., Williamson. At the family's request, the courtesy of no flowers. Private Services and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Provenzano, Anthony H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PROVENZANO, Anthony H. -Nene, remembering our grandfather and great-grandfather on his 40th anniversary.Loved and missed JACKIE, MARTIN, JOHNNY &MARTY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Purtell, Robert E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Richards, Randall

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                are invited to gather for calling hours 6 to 8 p.m. on Tues., Sept. 16, at the Robert L. Yost Funeral Home, Inc.,123 W. Main St., Palmyra. In lieu of flowers, his family suggests donations to Pines of Peace Comfort Home, 2378 Ridge Road, Ontario, NY 14519. Private burial at Pine Hill Cemetery in Rush.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Robert E. Lavelle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SARATOGA SPRINGS - Robert Eugene Lavelle, a resident of Saratoga Springs, passed away Wednesday (Sept. 10, 2008) at home, surrounded by family and friends. He was 73. Born on June 10, 1935 in Poughkeepsie, NY, he was a son of the late Harry and Alice (Fitzgerald) Lavelle and graduated from Wappinger Falls High School, where he was one of the top athletes during the 1950's. He lettered in football, baseball and basketball and was a key player as a guard of the DCSL Championship basketball team. During…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Roth Sr., Raymond J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            are invited to attend his Graveside Service, Saturday 10 A.M. at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery (please meet at the Dewey Avenue Gate of the cemetery). Per Ray's wishes, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to help Isabella Roth (great-granddaughter) fight her battle with leukemia, (Checks made payable to Raymond Roth Jr., 308 Rockway Drive, Rochester NY 14612) in his memory. For more information, or to sign Raymond's online guestbook, please visit: .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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 employed as a bookkeeper at Western Auto and with Lammert's Auto Sales for many years. She was the wife of 65 years to the late John A.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ruprecht, Catherine M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ruprecht, Catherine M. "Grandma"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  CATHERINE "GRANDMA" M. RUPRECHT, 86, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at Rutland Regional Medical Center., She was born in Plattsburgh, N.Y., Sept. 25, 1921, the daughter of Andrew and Edith (Brunelle) Mousseau., hours will be held Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Mallory Funeral Home, 4 South Park Place, Fair Haven, Vt. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church, Castleton. The Rev. Henry Furman, parish priest, will officiate. Graveside…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Russell, Keith

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Russell, Keith Rochester: Sept. 1, 2008, age 48. Survived by his sisters, Linda and Janet; brothers, Clifford, Thomas, David, Wayne and Bill, all of Rochester, NY. Goodbye little brother. I love you and I will miss you, your brother Bill. A Graveside Service will be held Friday (Tomorrow) at 2 PM in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Please meet at the main gate. FALVOFUNERALHOME.COM

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Schrag, Theresa M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ONEONTA _ Theresa M. Schrag, 75, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital in Oneonta, after a short illness. She was born July 1, 1933, in Germany, the daughter of Joseph and Theres (Foster) Wasmeier. Theresa worked at the World Trade Center as a manager for Import Export. She was also employed at the Margaretville Hospital as a nurse's aide. She is survived by her husband, Albert W. Schrag, of Oneonta, whom she married in 1988, in Margaretville; and a stepdaughter, Linda…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Smith, Kathleen (Reinhardt)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SMITH - Kathleen (nee Reinhardt)September 10, 2008; of Elma, NY; dearest wife of Gary E. Smith; loving mother of Joshua G. Smith; beloved daughter of Dolores Reinhardt and Edmund (Alice) Reinhardt; sister of Glenn (Margaret) Reinhardt and Heidi (Scott Caldarella) Mohn; also survived by nieces and nephews. No prior visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday morning at 10:30 AM from St. Johns Lutheran Church, Woodard Rd., Elma. Arrangements by PAUL A. KLOC BLOSSOM…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sotomajor, Ramona Rios

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ramona Rios Sotomajor of Vestal Ramona Rios Sotomajor, of Vestal, died on Wednesday, September 10, 2008, at Wilson Hospital. She was predeceased by a son and is survived by nine children including two daughters who are local, Martha Rios and Julie Picciano; 25 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. She was a homemaker and was dedicated to her children. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Family of Endwell. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. The family will…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Speranza, Christopher

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Christopher Speranza, 79, of Debary, FL, passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, August 31, 2008. Known as ?Chris? by friends and family, he was born September 8, 1928 in Albany, NY to Joseph Speranza and Elsie May Mitzner He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Elsie Crane and brothers, Joseph and Richard, and his beloved first wife, Marge of 25 years. Mr. Speranza is survived by his wife, Linda Lee Moxham; his step-son, Maj. Timothy D. Kornacki, USMC and his longtime companion of 14 years,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Stewart, Lulu Baker

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      STEWART, Lulu Baker Of Westminster, CA, longtime Elmira native and resident, passed peacefully in her sleep Monday, September 8, 2008, at 2:54 p.m. at the home of daughter, Janna Hazard of Agoura Hills, CA. She was being cared for by her daughters, Janna and Lori. She was born on March 17, 1928. Lulu was a member of the Crystal Cathedral Church in Garden Grove, CA and volunteered hundreds of hours at the Cathedral as a tour guide and volunteer for the Glory of Christmas and Easter. The family asks that in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Strassburg, Mary

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Strassburg, Mary Evelyn Lockport: August 30, 2008. Mother of Susan (Calvin) Stoddard, Sallie (Kenneth) Miller and William (Tammy) Strassburg. Grandmother of Jeffrey and Christen Stoddard, Matthew, Jessa and Andrew Miller and Tyler, Parker, Leah and Quinn Strassburg. Great-grandmother of 4. The family will be present at Mt. Olive Church, 6965 Chestnut Ridge Road, Lockport at 9 AM on September 13th, where a celebration of Mary's life will be held at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Lockport…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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 Rev.Patrick Bradley officiating. The interment will be in Riverdale Cemetery, Lewiston, NY.Visit for online guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sweeney, Kathleen Ann (Burns)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sweeney, Kathleen Ann (Burns) Webster: September 9, 2008. Age 50. Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her mother, Mary Burns. Survived by her devoted children, Megan and Paul Kucewicz, Sarah and Chris Beh and Patrick Sweeney; her beloved grandchildren, Rachel and Haley Kucewicz, Brendan and Ryan Beh; her father, Jack Burns; siblings, Beth (Jim) Molinari of Oswego, Ellen (Terry) Flaherty, Martha (Jay) Hernandez, Ed (Hope) Burns, Jayne (Wayne) Sweeney; also many nieces, nephews,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Tiller, Rena Fess

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tiller, Rena Fess Clarendon: Rena Fess Tiller, 96, Sept. 10, 2008. Survived by children, Jean Cutt of Rochester, Nancy (Robert) Lavender of Holley; 9 Grandchildren; 18 Great Grandchildren; 12 Great Great Granchildren; Nieces , Nephews. Calling hours are Fri from 11am-2:30 pm at Merrill-Grinnell Funeral Home, 39 Geddes St., Holley. Burial in Hillside cemetery. Memorials to Clarendon Fire Dept. An online guestbook is available at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Treglia, Karol J. (Ward)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Trosky, Betty Louise

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Betty Louise Trosky, age 80, of Newfane, formerly of Niagara Falls, entered into rest on Monday, September 8, 2008 at Newfane Rehab and Health Care Facility. Born December 16, 1927 in North Hornell, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Myrtle (Walker) Towner. Betty was a loving mother and was a founding member of the present day Mother?s Club. She was also active in the Boy Scouts. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge of Niagara Falls. Betty loved to grow roses and strawberries. She had worked at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ugino, Inez A. (Gray)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ugino, Inez A. (Gray) Rochester: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at age 90. Predeceased by her husband, Frank. She is survived by her children, Alfred Ugino of Canandaigua, Beverly (Peter) Schillaci of Greece and David (Patricia) Ugino of NC; grandchildren, Lisa Laurini and Peter Schillaci both of Greece, Jeffery (Laura) Ugino of MA and Julie (Todd) Lechner of NC; great-grandchildren, Nicholas &Gina Laurini, Justin &Ashlyn Lechner and Ella Ugino; sister, Geraldine Neary; sister-in-law, Edith Minoia;…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Urban, Olena M. "Helen" Irondequoit: Monday, September 8, 2008 at age 87 after a short illness. Predeceased by husband, John Urban and daughter, Karen Cammarata. She is survived by her son, Leslie (Linda) Urban and daughter, Nancy (Roger) Schwind; brother, Dr. Stephen (Jane) Mayka; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews &loving friends. Family and friends may call Friday, September 12th, 5-8 PM at the New Comer Funeral Home, 2636 Ridgeway Avenue. Her Funeral Mass will be…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Urbinato Jr., James V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                URBINATO - James V. Jr. February 10, 2008; private services were held. Arrangements by BEACH-TUYN FUNERAL HOME, INC,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Velia M. Florio

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TOWN OF FISHKILL - Velia M. Florio, a resident of the Town of Fishkill, entered into rest Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. She was 77. Daughter of the late Federico and Vitalina DiFalco, she was born August 8, 1931 in Hoboken, New Jersey. She graduated from Walton High School in the Bronx. On October 31, 1953, she married the love of her life, William B. Florio; Mr. Florio preceded her in death on July 23, 2003. Velia was a parishioner of St. Mary Mother of the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Vernile, Angelo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Vernile, Angelo Rochester: Sept 4, 2008. Saved by the precious blood of the Lord Jesus Christ and at age 85 went home to the Lord in glory. Predeceased by his loving wife, Stella and caring daughter, Patricia. Survived by his beloved, caring and compassionate daughters, Sandra and Stephanie; grandchildren, Christopher Asis, Milan (Linh) Asis, Joshua (Megan) Asis, Chia Asis, Christa (Charles) Kendall, Jeremiah and Carissa Vernile; 4 great grandchildren; sister, Mary; several neices, nephews and cousins.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Vlasak, Thomas (TV)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        for Thomas S. Vlasak 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.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Wierzbicki, Edna M. (Koscielniak)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      WIERZBICKI - Edna M. (nee Koscielniak)Sepetmber 7, 2008. Wife of the late John; dearest mother of Michael Wierzbicki and John (Mary) Woods; fond grandmother of Jacob and Julia Rose Woods; sister of the late Delsie (late Raymond) Acker; also survived by nieces and nephews. No prior visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Friday 9:30 AM at St. Adalbert Basilica. Arrangements by ORLOWSKI SUCHOCKI FUNERAL HOME.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Williams-Stewart, Jill P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      are invited to call on Thursday, September 11th between the hours of 6:00PM to 9:00PM at Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church located at 250 Samuel McCree Way, Rochester, NY 14611. The funeral services will be held on Friday, September 12th at 11:00 am at Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery located at 2461 Lake Avenue, Rochester, NY 14612. Arrangements entrusted to Bartolomeo &Perotto Funeral Home Inc.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Wilson, Ethel Irene

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wilson, Ethel Irene LeRoy: Ethel Irene Wilson passed away on Sunday, September 7, 2008, in Batavia, New York surrounded by her husband, Alonzo B. Wilson, Jr. and family. She was born on November 23, 1932, in Horseheads, New York, the daughter of Floyd and Nellie Swan-Williams. Ethel was married on February 26, 1949, to Alonzo B. Wilson, Jr. and they celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary this year in the home they shared in LeRoy, New York for the same number of years. Ethel Wilson was a retired employee…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wittemeier, David E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Woods, Charles L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Worden, Douglas L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Douglas L. Worden LTC USAF Retired of Newark Valley A Memorial Service for Douglas L. Worden will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, September 11, 2008, at the Coleman and Daniels Funeral Home, State Route 434, Apalachin, N.Y. The Rev. Dennis King will officiate. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Apalachin. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 12 noon until service time at 2 p.m.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • 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,…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Zimmerman, Roger M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ZIMMERMAN - Roger M. September 7, 2008, of New York City, brother of Myron (Mary) Zimmerman and Carol (late Anthony) Zarbo; survived by four nieces and four nephews. Friends may call Friday 4-7 at the LESTER H. WEDEKINDT INC. FUNERAL HOME, 3290 Delaware Ave., where funeral services will be at 7 PM.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Zola, Florence (Kazmerczak)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • de la Pena, Patricia

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • fitzpatrick, James J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            James J. Fitzpatrick entered into rest Monday, September 8, 2008 at his home in Lewiston, NY, surrounded by his family, while under care of Niagara Hospice.He was born March 5, 1925, in Niagara Falls, NY, the son of John and Anna (Carmody) Fitzpatrick. He attended St Joseph?s Grade School and graduated from St. Mary?s High School in June of 1943. In July of 1943 he began his service in the United States Army. During his service in WWII, he took an active participation in the Normandy Invasion and the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Eileen A. McIntyre, 88

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ellen P. Rodriquez, 67

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

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Gloria Carroll, 59, 09/06/2008

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Joseph W. Traficante, 69

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Robert E. Purtell, 69

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Vincent J. Malerba, 74, 09/10/2008

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