Monday, September 22, 2008

New York Obituaries 09/22/08

  • Alessi, Mario

    ALESSI, Mario - Miss you and think about you every day, especially today on your birthday. Happy Birthday, Mario.STEVE AND LU,

    • Alongi, Alfonso J.

      will be present to receive friends Monday evening 7-9 and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the GRECO FUNERAL HOME, 2909 Elmwood Ave. where prayers will be said Wednesday at 9:15 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at All Saints Church at 10:00 AM. Friends invited. If desired, memorials may be made in Mr. Alongis memory to Kenmore Mercy Hospital Foundation. Online guest register at,

      • Andro, Norma M.

        New Paltz, NY Norma M. Andro, age 83, of New Paltz, NY, died Monday, September 15, 2008, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, NY. Mrs. Andro was born June 26, 1925 in Passaic, NJ, the daughter of the late Francis and the late Elizabeth (Weinpel) Bodry. She was employed by Inter-County Savings Bank in New Paltz, working her way up from being a teller to her position of Assistant Vice President at the time of her retirement in 1990. After retirement, she worked for some years at Pine Funeral Home.…

        • Audrey A. Sears

          Audrey A. Sears, 85, of 333 Grand St., Hornell, passed away this morning (Sept. 22, 2008), at McAuley Manor in North Hornell after a long illness. Calling hours are from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc., 285 Main St., Hornell. A complete obituary will appear in Tuesday’s edition of The Evening Tribune.

          • Bakerink, John E.

            John E. Bakerink of Trumansburg John E. Bakerink, 74, of Trumansburg, N.Y., and formerly of Binghamton, N.Y., died Monday, September 15, 2008, at Cayuga Medical Center. He was born in Greenfield, Iowa, son of the late Melvin and Vivian Ruth Bakerink. John was a veteran of the United States Army and had worked for various grocery stores in the Binghamton area. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Gerry Waxman Bakerink, Trumansburg; his son, Jeffrey S. Bakerink, Trumansburg; daughters, Beth S. Habeck,…

            • Bays, Roy C.

              BAYS - Roy C. September 20, 2008, husband of the late Lillian (Ringer); dear father of Roy M., John (Kathie), Cindy (Bob), Lynn, Robert, Gary (Barb) and Lisa (Mike) Bays; survived by eight grandchildren and one great-grandson; brother of Janet, Gary (Terri) and the late Vivian and Robert Bays. Friends received on Monday from 7-9 PM and on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the NIGHTENGALE FUNERAL HOME, 1884 South Park Ave. (near Tifft) where services will be held on Wednesday at 11 AM. Friends invited.…

              • Bennett, Evalyn Sylvia

                August 15, 1915 - September 12, 2008 Middletown, NY Our dear Aunt Eb died peacefully after an abundant 93 years, on Friday, September 12, 2008 at Orange Regional Medical Center, with her niece, Glady by her side. She was born August 15, 1915 in North Bergen County, NJ to James and Lottie Maud Bennett. Evalyn came to Middletown as a small child when her father's death from tuberculosis left her mother, Lottie, with six children to care for alone. They grew up in a small two-story home in Mechanicstown,…

                • Bertha E. Benjamin

                  Bertha E. Benjamin age 95, of 174 Bridge Street, Corning died Sunday, September 21, 2008 at Founders Pavilion, Corning.  Bertha was born in Painted Post on May 10, 1913, the daughter of the late James and Hope (Chase) Catchpole.  She was the wife of the late Elwyn Benjamin.  She was preceded by him in October of 1990. Bertha was a 1932 graduate of Corning Northside High School and lived all of her life in Corning where she raised her family. She greatly enjoyed spending time with her family and loved…

                  • Blandford, William Louis

                    and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Wednesday, September 24th, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. His funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Rev. Roosevelt Simmons, his Pastor, will officiate. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Billy's family thanks the Chemung County Department of Aging, Chemung County Nursing Facility, social workers, nurses and doctors for their unfailing care for Billy.

                    • Bond, Virginia

                      • Bradburn, Jean G.

                        are invited to meet the family Wednesday, 11:00 AM at the Irondequoit Presbyterian Church for her funeral service. Interment, Irondequoit Cemetery. In memory of Jean Bradburn, memorials may be directed to Irondequoit Presbyterian Church, 2881 Culver Rd., Rochester, NY 14622. PAUL W. HARRIS FUNERAL HOME 570 Kings Highway So. 544-2041

                        • Breiner, Norma (Meyer)

                          may call Monday, 4-8 PM ONLY at Walker Brothers Co. Funeral Home, Inc., 21 South Main Street, Churchville. Memorial Mass Tuesday at 2:00 PM at St. Vincent DePaul Church, Churchville. Interment will be held privately. Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, in her memory.

                          • Bryan, Kenneth D.

                            (Albion) - Kenneth D. Bryan, 67, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2008. He was born on November 8, 1940 in Newark, OH, the son of Robert and Genevieve (Nixon) Bryan. He was employed at various production plants in Ohio and Rochester. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing and playing his guitars.He is survived by children, Mike of Ohio, David of New Mexico, Austin of Rochester, Stacy of Albion, Theresa of Ohio, Kim of North Carolina, Kelly (Jake) Froman of Albion, Ashley of Rochester, Jennifer of Albion;…

                            • Buchta, Madeleine

                              • Caccamise, Devin D. "Dooterman" "Doot" "Mees"

                                are invited to bring a written memory or favorite photo of Devin for the family's Memory Book. A Celebration of Devin's life will be held Wednesday, 2:00 PM at Locust Hill Country Club, 2000 Jefferson Rd. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be directed to the Al Sigl Center, 1000 Elmwood Ave. Rochester NY 14620. To light a candle in memory visit Anthony Funeral &Cremation Chapels 2305 Monroe Ave. 244-0770

                                • Caprarella, Sam M.

                                  hip 3 East) for all the wonderful care given to our Dad these last 4 years.

                                  • Cardarelli, Luisa (Ciminelli)

                                    • Carey, Virginia M.

                                      Carey, Virginia M. Newark: Formerly of Irondequoit, on Sept. 18, 2008. Predeceased by her husband, Emery. She is survived by her children, Lynne Minisce (fiancéMichael Donalty), &Donn Carey of NM; grandchildren, Joseph, Eric, &Laura Lynne Minisce, Samantha DiNoto, &Donn, Josh, &Jonas Carey; also nieces &nephews. The family will receive friends to share memories MONDAY from 4-7 PM at CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME (495 N. Winton Rd., between Browncroft & Humboldt), where a funeral service…

                                      • Caruso, Ruth

                                        • Casey, Richard F.

                                          may call Tuesday, 7-9 PM at the funeral home of ALVAH HALLORAN &SON, 2125 Chili Ave.. Funeral Mass Wednesday, 10 AM at St. Agnes Church, 108 Prospect St., Avon, NY. Interment White Haven Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the Chili Fire Dept. Ambulance Fund.

                                          • Catalano, John

                                            • Chasnov, Alan A.

                                              • Clark, Walter W.

                                                Walter W. Clark of Delanson formerly of Greene Walter W. Clark, 80, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2008, at his home. He was predeceased by his daughter, Joy Lee Clark; parents, James Franklin and Bertha Clara Clark; five brothers, Roy Franklin, Thomas James, Wilbur John, Myron Wesley, and Robert Alvin Clark. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Ann Clark, Delanson; daughter, Mary Bridget Clark, Delanson; daughter and son-in-law, Judith Ann and Ranier Willi Ward, Fayetteville, Georgia; three sisters,…

                                              • Coast, William P.

                                                are invited to meet the family Tuesday, 10:00 AM at St. Salome's Church for his Funeral Mass. Interment Irondequoit Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Association of Rochester Police and Area Law Enforcement Retirees, 1425 Lexington Ave., Rochester, NY 14606. PAUL W. HARRIS FUNERAL HOME 570 Kings Highway South 544-2041

                                                • Cohen, Paula W.

                                                  may call at the RUTLAND-CORWIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2670 Main St., Newfane, NY, FRIDAY 4-8 PM. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated SATURDAY at 10:00 AM in St. Brendan on the Lake Wilson, NY. Burial will be in St. Charles Cemetery, Newfane, NY. Memorials to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 would be appreciated by the family. Please visit to send a condolence to the family.

                                                  • Cole, Bernice A.

                                                    are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM Wednesday at St. Francis Chapel on Adam Street in Tonawanda. Burial will be cared for privately at Elmlawn Cemetery. If desired, memorials to Hospice Buffalo or the St. Vincent dePaul Society are preferred by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the care of the Hamp Funeral Home, Inc., Adam and Seymour Streets, Tonawanda. Complete obituary and condolences at

                                                    • Connolly, Maryann

                                                      may call Tuesday, 2-4, 7-9 PM at the funeral chapel (2305 Monroe Ave.). A Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, 11:00 AM at St. Louis Church, 60 S. Main St., Pittsford. Interment will be private. Contributions in memory of Maryann may be made to the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, 601 Elmwood Ave., Box 704, Rochester, NY 14642, or to Visiting Nurse Service Hospice, 2180 Empire Blvd., Webster, NY 14580. Anthony Funeral & Cremation Chapels 2305 Monroe Ave. 244-0770

                                                      • Connolly, Meta Elizabeth (Stuve)

                                                        will be held privately with cremation to follow and a burial of ashes in the family plot at Allen Cemetery in Raymondville, MO. Donations in Meta's name may be made to the Grahamsville First Aid Squad, State Route 55, Grahamsville, NY 12740. Arrangements by Colonial Memorial Funeral Home. For further information, please visit, or call 845-434-7363.

                                                        • Cook, Sarah

                                                          • Croce, Marguerite

                                                            • Croce, Marguerite M.

                                                              Modena, NY Marguerite M. Croce, age 85, of Modena, NY, died Saturday, September 20, 2008, at home in Modena. Mrs. Croce was born July 9, 1923 in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of the late Charles and the late Mary Alice (Rampe) Meyers. She married Leo Russell Croce on June 8, 1946. He died on April 25, 1974. She was a member of St. Charles Church, Gardiner, where she was a part of St. Charles Senior Parishioners and she was the first woman Eucharistic Minister. She also belonged to many other church groups. She…

                                                              • Cronin, William P. "Bill"

                                                                and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport NY on Tuesday, September 23, 2008, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. with Funeral and Committal Services there Tuesday evening at 8:00 p.m. The Reverend David Daniels will officiate. Interment will be held privately in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY. Those wishing may make memorials to the charity of one's choice. A "Candle of Remembrance" may be left for the family in Obituaries at

                                                                • Daly, Peter B.

                                                                  Port Jervis, NY Mr. Peter B. Daly of Port Jervis, a lifetime resident of the area, passed away on Wednesday, September 17, 2008, at Park Manor Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. He was 87. He was born June 29, 1921 in Port Jervis, NY, the son of the late James Michael and the late Margaret McNeill Daly. He was a decorated combat veteran of World War II in the U.S. Army and served 22 months as a German P.O.W. He was employed for many years by Levin Furniture Andmore Swimwear. He was a life member of…

                                                                  • Davis, Ronald D.

                                                                    Davis, Ronald D. Perinton: Age 53, surrounded by his loving family, passed away on Thursday, September 18th, peacefully at home, after a courageous struggle with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease). He was predeceased by his father-in-law, James T. O'Neil Sr. He is survived by his loving wife of seventeen years, Dr. Colleen O'Neil Davis; their three daughters, Kelly, Caitlin, and Erin; parents Chester and Donna Davis, (Auburn, Indiana); mother-in-law and father-in-law Arlene and Thomas Longcoy, (Endwell,…

                                                                    • DeLucca, Sally A.

                                                                      Sally A. DeLucca of Binghamton Funeral Services will be held at the J.F. Rice Funeral Home, Inc., 150 Main St., Johnson City, Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas 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, Tuesday from 4-7 p.m.

                                                                      • Dean, Virginia L. “Ginny”

                                                                        Age 89, of Elmira, died Saturday, September 20, 2008 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Ginny was born August 23, 1919, the daughter of Marvin P. and Virginia Whitby Colegrove. She is predeceased by her husband, Thomas G. Dean, Sr.; and brothers, Lynn, Marvin, Wayne, Warren, Earl, Ross, and William Colegrove. Ginny is survived by her children, with their spouses, Marilyn A. and Thomas Terkoski of Elmira with their children, P.J., Jason and Christin; Thomas G. and Margaret Dean of…

                                                                        • Dean, Virginia L.

                                                                          DEAN, Virginia L. "Ginny" Age 89, of Elmira, died Saturday, September 20, 2008, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Ginny was born August 23, 1919, the daughter of Marvin P. and Virginia Whitby Colegrove. She is predeceased by her husband, Thomas G. Dean, Sr.; and brothers, Lynn, Marvin, Wayne, Warren, Earl, Ross, and William Colegrove. Ginny is survived by her children, with their spouses, Marilyn A. and Thomas Terkoski of Elmira with their children, P.J., Jason and…

                                                                          • Debora A. Greenthal Leleck

                                                                            Debora A. Greenthal Leleck, 48, formerly of Hornell, passed away unexpectedly Monday (Sept. 15, 2008) at her home in Carriere, Miss. Born Aug. 12, 1960, in Hornell, the daughter of William and Bernice Pulkowski Greenthal, she was a graduate of Hornell High School, Class of 1980, a former member of St. Ann’s Church and resided in Mississippi since her graduation. She is survived by her mother Bernice Greenthal of North Hornell; her husband, Mark Leleck of Mississippi; two brothers, Timothy (Cindy)…

                                                                            • Dogolin, John

                                                                              Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave, Castleton Corners, Wednesday. Mass of Christian Burial Blessed Sacrament R.C. Church 10 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends will be received Monday 7-9 P.M. and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.

                                                                              • Donald E. Foreman

                                                                                Donald E. Foreman, 66, of Herkimer, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008. Born in Houttzdale, Pa., he was a son of Ellis and Vera Holden Foreman. Don retired in 2005 as supervisor of the Electrical and Environmental Shop at Rome Lab where he was employed for over 42 years. He served honorably with the United States Air Force from 1962 to 1966. Don was a member of the Herkimer Garden Club. Among the many things he enjoyed were fishing, golf and gardening although his true passion…

                                                                                • Donato, Joan

                                                                                  • Donato, Joan G.

                                                                                    • Donovan, Margaret E. (Fish)

                                                                                      DONOVAN - Margaret E. (nee Fish)Of Angola, NY, September 20, 2008, born April 11, 1937 in New York City, beloved wife of Norman E. Donovan; devoted mother of Michael E. (Lily) Donovan; fond grandmother of Carlos Alex Donovan. Friends may call Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-8 PM at the ADDISON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 262 Main St., Angola, NY. Services will follow visitation at 8 PM Tuesday.,

                                                                                      • Dooley M.D., Alfred E.

                                                                                        • Duffy, Audrey Irene (Whitsel)

                                                                                          may call at the DUBOIS FUNERAL HOME, 2436 Niagara Road (Bergholz), in Wheatfield, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-8 PM, with services following at 8:00 PM. The Rev. Robert Bellingham will officiate. Audrey will be taken home to Pennsylvania with the interment in the Saltillo Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Niagara Hospice, Inc., 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094.Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                          • Edward J. Grainger,

                                                                                            Edward J. Grainger, 91, formerly of 105 Ray St., Ilion, and 332 Third Ave., Frankfort, passed away Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at Faxton-St. Lukes Healthcare, New Hartford. He was born on July 15, 1917 in Ilion, the son of Edward H. and Mary Elizabeth (Murphy) Grainger and graduated from Ilion High School. On Aug. 2, 1941 he was married to Florence Ludwig in Ilion. She died on June 21, 1994. Ed was employed in the service department at Remington Arms Company, Ilion, for over 35 years, retiring in 1979. He was a…

                                                                                            • Edwards, Ernest

                                                                                              • Elizabeth J. Cinningham

                                                                                                Elizabeth J. Cunningham, 83, of River Road, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 13, 2008, at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam. She was born July 15, 1925, in Chestertown, daughter of the late Roscoe and Elizabeth (Alford) Cunningham. She was a lifelong operator and supervisor of the telephone company. Survivors include her brother, Dr. Charles L. Cunningham and his wife, Ila, of Illinois; her nephew, John Cunningham and his wife, Heather, of Illinois; her nieces, Sue Cary and her husband,…

                                                                                              • Elizabeth “Betty’ J. McCumber

                                                                                                A memorial service for Elizabeth “Betty’ J. McCumber will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Frankfort United Methodist Church with Rev. Robert Wollaber, pastor, officiating. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to the Neighborhood Center of Utica. Envelopes will be available at the memorial service or the funeral home. All arrangements are entrusted to Applegate-Day and Enea Family Funeral Home, 102 West St., Ilion (895-7722).

                                                                                                • Eppendorfer, Sandra L.

                                                                                                  will be on Tuesday, September 23, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Ave., Warwick. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 24, at the funeral home. Cremation will be private. Memorial donations may be made to Warwick Ambulance, PO Box 315, Warwick, NY 10990 or Raymond Hose Fire Co. #2, 200 West St. Ext., Warwick, NY 10990. For further information, directions or to send condolences, please visit or call 845-986-4331.

                                                                                                  • Falco, Jean

                                                                                                    • Feinstein, Debra Ann

                                                                                                      • Felix, Joyce

                                                                                                        and friends are invited to call Tuesday, September 23, 2008, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. A prayer service will be held there on Wednesday, September 24, at 1:15 p.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Patrick's Church with Fr. Walter Wainwright as celebrant. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

                                                                                                        • Florence A. Warner

                                                                                                          Florence A. Warner, age 74, a resident of Johnstown, passed away on Saturday, September 20, 2008. She was born April 22, 1934 in Johnstown to Earl Van Aernam Sr. and Gladys Getman Van Aernam Smith.

                                                                                                          • Foote, Richard J.

                                                                                                            • Fortier, Margaret A.

                                                                                                              Margaret A. Fortier of Vestal Margaret A. Fortier, originally from Queens, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly, Sunday morning, September 21, 2008. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald Fortier; sister, Joan Ebert; brothers, Joseph "Buddy" Stummer and Arthur Stummer; and granddaughter, Debbie. She is survived by three sons, Robert Fortier (Susan), Candor, Donald Fortier (Valerie), Elmira, Kenneth Fortier (Robyn), Vestal; one sister, Dolores Finnan, New Jersey; six grandchildren, Jackie, Michael,…

                                                                                                              • Foster, Rose Dolores

                                                                                                                FOSTER, Rose Dolores nee:Durante Age 66, of Elmira died Sunday, September 14, 2008 unexpectedly. She is survived by daughter, Ellen Nichols, OK; sisters and brothers, Rita Durante, Horseheads, Anthony Durante, Elmira, Caroline Bubacz, TX, Francis Durante, Elmira, Albert Durante, Corning, Raymond Durante, Elmira; 3 Grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins; pre-deceased by son, Mark Travis; parents Grace and Carlo Durante; Uncle, Jerry Lombardi. Rose was a communicant of St. Casimir's Church.…

                                                                                                                • Fowler, Jesse

                                                                                                                  New Paltz, NY Jesse Fowler, age 68, of New Paltz, NY, died Friday, September 19, 2008, at Albany Memorial Hospital, Albany, NY. Mr. Fowler was born April 2, 1940 in Poughkeepsie, NY, the son of the late Chester and the late Leola (Clinton) Fowler. He married Ann Boylan on July 5, 1969. She survives at home. He is a member of St Andrew's Episcopal Church, New Paltz, NY. He was employed by Local 445 Teamsters Union, Newburgh, NY. He is survived by his wife, Ann (Boylan) Fowler; daughters: Sandra Heubner…

                                                                                                                  • Fox, Richard G.

                                                                                                                    • Gardina, Vincenetta (Giordano)

                                                                                                                      GARDINA - Vincenetta (nee Giordano)September 20, 2008, of Hamburg, formerly of Lackawanna, NY, beloved wife of the late Thomas; dearest mother of Linda and Cheryl (John) Morrisey; cherished grandmother of Thomas and Meghan; daughter of the late Antonio and Ripalda (nee Giampaolo) Giordano; sister of Michael (Catherine), Carmella (John) DiAngelo, Pat (Mary) and the late Florence (late Sam) Butera, Lucy (late Dominic) Russo, Mary Josephine (David) Novoa; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Services from…

                                                                                                                      • Garland, Thomas C.

                                                                                                                        Casey McCallum-Rice South Shore Funeral Home, 30 Nelson Ave., Great Kills, Thursday. Mass of Christian Burial St. Clare Church 9:45 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Friends will be received Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Casey McCallum Rice Funeral Home

                                                                                                                        • Gatto, Steven A.

                                                                                                                          Gatto, Steven A. Rochester/Bristol: Age 84. Predeceased by his parents Anthony &Santa Gatto and his sister Carrie Trovato. Survived by his nieces Linda (Len) Weise, and Judi Trovato; also 1 great-nephew, 1 great-niece, and great-great nephews and nieces. Steve was a US Navy WWII veteran. He worked at the University Club and the UofR Faculty Club. Memorial calling hours TUESDAY 6-8 pm at the Falvo Funeral Home Inc., 1395 N. Goodman St. On WEDNESDAY family and friends are asked to go directly to St.…

                                                                                                                          • Gauger, Frieda H.

                                                                                                                            • Gazzola, Raymond A. "Sonny"

                                                                                                                              April 26, 1931 - September 18, 2008 New Windsor, NY Raymond A. "Sonny" Gazzola of New Windsor, NY, a retired executive, entered into rest on September 18, 2008, at home. He was 77. The son of Louis and Carmella Vascello Gazzola, he was born April 26, 1931 in New York. He was an Army Veteran, serving from 1948 to 1960. A family statement reads: "His presence will be missed at Sunday dinners with his loving family where lasting memories were made sharing pasta, wine and cigars." Survivors…

                                                                                                                              • Gentile, Anna

                                                                                                                                • Haeger, Thomas L.

                                                                                                                                  Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton Wednesday 9:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Sacred Heart Church 10 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Monday and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations in Thomas's name to Pax Christi Hospice, 355 Bard Ave., S.I., NY 10301 or Sacred Heart Church, 981 Castleton Ave., S.I., NY 10301 would be appreciated. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned & Operated Staten…

                                                                                                                                  • Hand, Marlene L.

                                                                                                                                    HAND, Marlene L. Age 66, of 104 Coates Hill Rd., Elkland, PA, passed away September 20, 2008. A memorial service will be conducted Tuesday, September 23, 2008, at 1:00 p.m. at the Elkland United Methodist Church.

                                                                                                                                    • Hanley, Cherub Ann

                                                                                                                                      HANLEY - Cherub Ann September 19, 2008, dear mother of Shawn and Sarah Bridget Hanley; loving daughter of Jacqueline (Bruce) Hanley and the late Hugh Hanley, Jr.; sister of Hugh P. (Laura) Hanley, III, Michael P. (Cheryl) Hanley and Patrick B. (Colleen) Hanley; survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Sunday and Monday from 5-8 PM at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME, 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst, NY. Services will be held on Tuesday at 8:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Gregory the…

                                                                                                                                      • Hanna Sr., William J.

                                                                                                                                        HANNA - William J., Sr. September 19, 2008, of Hamburg, NY, beloved husband of Marilyn K. (nee Oring); dearest father of Coleen Hanna, Mark and Bill, Jr. (Robin); loving grandfather of Nichole and great-grandfather of Tyler; son of the late William J. and Theresa (nee Finnegan) Hanna; brother of Eileen (late Richard) Grinder, Mary Alice (late Stanley) Schwed and the late Leroy (late Harriet), Helen (late Thomas) Cha, Margaret (late John) Fitzery and Jeanne (late Aldo) Celotto; also survived by nieces and…

                                                                                                                                        • Heim, William H.

                                                                                                                                          • Henley, Robert Frank

                                                                                                                                            and family may call Monday from 7-9 PM, Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Taylor and Reynolds Funeral Home, corner of Transit and Niagara Streets, where the funeral will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday. Interment will be in Cold Springs Cemetery. Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                            • Himmele, Ruth M. (Freeman)

                                                                                                                                              • Hinman, Lois J.

                                                                                                                                                HINMAN, Lois J. Services for Lois will be held today, Monday, September 22, 2008, at the Pine Creek Valley United Methodist Church. Friends may call from 12:30-1:30 p.m. with Funeral Services following at 1:30 p.m.

                                                                                                                                                • Hoffman, Karen A.

                                                                                                                                                  Hoffman, Karen A. (Walsh) Greece: Died peacefully at home on Saturday, September 20, 2008, after a courageous, odds-defying battle with cancer. She left this earth as she lived on it - with grace, dignity, class, and on her own terms. She is pre-deceased by mother, Helen (Fleming) Walsh; father, Vincent Walsh; stepfather, Robert Garrett and niece Rachel (Walsh) Mears. Survived by her loving family - husband, Kenneth Hoffman; son, Craig Hoffman and daughter-in-law, Susanne (Moutrie) Hoffman; son, Kirk…

                                                                                                                                                  • Horan, Jeremiah

                                                                                                                                                    • Hughson, Judy L. (Romans)

                                                                                                                                                      HUGHSON - Judy L. (nee Romans)September 20, 2008, devoted wife of Doug; devoted mother of Jaclyn, Ryan, Brandon and Caitlyn; loving grandmother of Naelyn; dear daughter of Thomas M. Sr. and the late Dorothy Romans; granddaughter of Victoria Romans; sister of Thomas M. Jr., Sherri Nappa and Timothy; daughter-in-law of Joan Hughson; also survived by brother and sister-in-laws, nieces and nephews. Visitation in the CICHON-BORGOSZ FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4929 Broadway, Depew, Wednesday 2-8 PM where a Funeral…

                                                                                                                                                      • JOHN EDWARD WALLIN, SR.

                                                                                                                                                        John Edward Wallin, Sr., 78, passed away early Sunday morning (Sept. 14, 2008) at his daughter’s residence in Madisonville, La. “He was a friend to all he met; a person of whom it was an honor to know.” Wallin was a retired insurance agent, a native of Hornell, a resident of Baton Rouge, La., as well as a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a member of Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He is survived by three daughters, Mary Lenore Milla and husband, David; Marcella…

                                                                                                                                                        • James K. Brundage

                                                                                                                                                          James K. Brundage, 67, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday (Sept. 12, 2008) at Buffalo VA Hospital. Mr. Brundage was born June 20, 1941 in Wellsville to Ormond “Nick” and Bernice Marie (Walden) Brundage. He served in the U.S. Army from 1962-64. On Sept. 4, 1965 in Andover, he married Donna L. Freeland, who survives. Jim worked as a machinist for Vander Horst in Olean for 20 years. Later, he worked for Morrison & Knudsen in Hornell for eight years until his retirement in 2003. In…

                                                                                                                                                          • James, Helen

                                                                                                                                                            • John F. Hillman

                                                                                                                                                              John F. Hillman, 74, of 35 Glen Ave., died unexpectedly Thursday morning (Sept. 18, 2008) at his home, following a long illness. A native and life resident of Hornell, he was born Jan. 18, 1934, and was the son of Robert and Rose (McCarthy) Hillman. John was a graduate of Hornell High School (Class of 1952) and later served in the United States Army. He was employed for nearly 40 years at the former Erie Railroad, Erie Lackawanna Railroad and Conrail, retiring in 1993 as a brakeman. He was a member of…

                                                                                                                                                              • John R. Chevalier

                                                                                                                                                                John R. Chevalier, 62, of State Hwy 67, Ft. Johnson, NY, passed away unexpectedly Friday, September 19, 2008 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam, NY.

                                                                                                                                                                • Johnson, Mabel E.

                                                                                                                                                                  . A private Graveside Memorial will be held at a later date.

                                                                                                                                                                  • Kasperek, Phyllis

                                                                                                                                                                    KASPEREK - Phyllis Age 99, September 21, 2008, beloved wife of the late Walter; dearest mother of Phyllis (Raymond) Haines, Evelyn (Edmund) Napieralski and Walter (Barbara); grandmother of seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; daughter of the late Jacob and Ludwika (Tomasik) Skrabacz Bartus; sister of Bronislaus (Sophie) Bartus and the late Stella (John) Tomaka, Frank (Mary) Skrabacz, Viola (Walter) Paryz, Mary (Edmund) Zadzilka and Thaddeus (Bernice) Bartus. Flowers gratefully declined. Funeral…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Kathryn Parmelee Leitch

                                                                                                                                                                      Kathryn Parmelee Leitch, 61, of Cutter Drive, Johnstown, died Friday, Sept. 19, at Mt. Valley Hospice House after a long battle with breast cancer., Born Feb.

                                                                                                                                                                      • Kennedy, Grace M.

                                                                                                                                                                        KENNEDY, Grace M. - Today we must sing Happy Birthday to You without you here for the first time in our lives. We know we cannot see you, but you live in all our hearts.We love and miss you, Dear Sweet Mother.YOUR DAUGHTERS,SONS, GRANDCHILDRENAND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN,

                                                                                                                                                                        • Kessler, Jack L.

                                                                                                                                                                          Kessler, Jack L. Rochester: On September 21, 2008 at age 93. He is predeceased by his beloved wife, Belle; brothers, Ben and Abe Kessler. He is survived by his sons, Richard (Andrea) Kessler, Warren "Skip" (Joan) Kessler, Michael Kessler, Robert Kessler; grandchildren, Sean, Shannon, Marc &Eric Kessler; brother, Irv L. Kessler; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends. Jack was a retired new car automobile dealer, former president of the Rochester Automobile Dealer's Assn. (RADA)…

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                                                                                                                                                                            • Kolano, Joseph F.

                                                                                                                                                                              Joseph F. Kolano, 75 years old, of Lewiston, died Saturday, September 20, 2008, while under the care of Niagara Hospice, Inc., in Lockport. He was born in Niagara Falls on July 15, 1933, the son of the late Joseph and Jessie (Radomski) Kolano.Mr. Kolano attended Our Lady of the Rosary Parochial School and graduated from the former Bishop Duffy High School in 1951. He served with the United States Army from 1953 until his honorable discharge in 1956. Mr. Kolano worked as a bricklayer for 22 years at Globe…

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                                                                                                                                                                                • 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,

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lehner, Norma J. (Andriatch)

                                                                                                                                                                                    LEHNER - Norma J. (Andriatch)September 19, 2008, of Clarence, NY, beloved mother of Thomas R. Lehner (Jean Jackson) of Boulder, CO, James M. (Virginia) Lehner of Buffalo, NY and Gerald P. (late Robin) Lehner of Lawrenceville, GA; sister of the late Nicholas D. (Wilma) Andriatch of Baldwinsville, NY and the late Joan Scott; grandmother of Eric, Brian, James and Lisa. A memorial service will be Friday, September 26, 11 AM at SHEPARD BROS. FUNERAL HOME, 10690 Main St., Clarence. Flowers gratefully declined.…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Lerczak, Stella

                                                                                                                                                                                      Stella Lerczak entered into rest September 16, 2008 at Orchard Manor in Medina. Born April 30, 1925 in Buffalo, NY, she was the daughter of Michael and Carolyn (Struzik) Starczyewski. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Arthur Lerczak.Beloved mother of Arthur (Norine) Lerczak of Pennsylvania, Deborah (Gary) Cooper of Lockport, Jamie (Pam) Lerczak of North Carolina, Christine (Curt) Salt of Middleport, Michael Lerczak of Florida, Renee (David) Dugway of Connecticut and the late Francine Marinaccio…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lewis, Carol Jane

                                                                                                                                                                                        Carol Jane Lewis, 85, of Medina, formerly of Lyndonville, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2008 at the Orchard Manor Nursing Home. Born on February 14, 1923, in Medina, she was the daughter of the late John and Alice (Schulyer) Waterson. Carol was raised in Medina and attended Medina schools. She was employed as a nurse’s assistant at the Medina Hospital and later retired from Lyndonville High School Cafeteria. In her spare time she enjoyed crocheting and knitting.She is survived by three daughters,…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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:

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                                                                                                                                                                                            • Loleta L. "Jake" Strong

                                                                                                                                                                                              Loleta L. “Jake” Strong, 97, of 2887 Sheridan Avenue, passed away Friday in the Wellsville Manor Care Center following a long illness. She was born Sept. 28, 1910, in Wellsville, the daughter of Herman and Maude wheeler Lehman. A lifelong resident of Wellsville, she was married to Fred Strong, who predeceased her in 1959. She attended school in Andover and was later employed in the Andover Silk Mills. She had retired from the office of Worthington Turbine, now Dresser-Rand in Wellsville. She was a…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Longenberger, Janet

                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, September 22, followed by Funeral and Committal Services there Monday at 8:00 p.m. A "Candle of Remembrance" may be left for the family in Obituaries at

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lucarelli, John F.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                    • MARGARET E. DOTY

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Margaret E. Doty, 93, of Main Street, passed away peacefully Sunday (Sept. 14, 2008) at the home of her son, Raymond Doty, in Portville. Margaret was born Oct. 25, 1914 in Mifflinburg, Pa. to Charles and Grace (Furman) Newbury. On Feb. 24, 1933 in Whitesville she married Francis C. “Shorty” Doty, who predeceased her in May of 1988. She was also predeceased by four brothers, William, Walter and Jesse Newbury and Arthur Burd; four sisters, Florence Kramarik, Violet Buddinger, Alberta Bartle and Winona…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Madeline R. Tinkler

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Madeline R. Tinkler, 92, formerly of State Route 5S, Little Falls (town of Danube), and since October 2004 a resident of the St. Johnsville Nursing Home, passed away Monday evening, September 15, 2008, at that residence. She was born on February 18, 1916, in Ilion, the daughter of the late Vincent and Magdalena (Heintz) Leonard. She was a graduate of Ilion High School and attended the Albany School of Nursing. She was united in marriage to her husband of 47 years, Reed E. Tinkler, on February 5, 1935, at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Magoolaghan, John F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mansfield, Myron P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mansfield, Myron P. Murray, NY: Age 84, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2008 at Lakeside Health System, Brockport. Born on March 6, 1924 in the town of Murray, he was the son of the late Richard "Parker" and Alice (Rogers) Mansfield. Mr. Mansfield retired from Kodak after 38 years of service and owned and operated a cherry farm. He is survived by his devoted wife of 57 years, Harriet Nowicki Mansfield; a daughter, Alice (Robert) Smith and a granddaughter, Victoria of New Jersey. Also survived…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Marascio, Antonio

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Marascio, Antonio Spencerport: Passed suddenly on Friday, September 19, 2008, at age 81. Predeceased by his wife, Caterina Marascio and daughter Rosa Destito. He is survived by his loving children, Vincenzo (Giovanna) Marascio of Italy, Maria (Salvatore) Miceli, Salvatore Marascio, Domenico (Daniela) Marascio; grandchildren, Donny (Cinzia), Antonio (Francesca), Anna Maria (Darryl), Joe (Bridget), Caterina, Anthony, Caterina, Angela, Salvatore, Marco, Vincenzo and Bianca; great-grandson, Nicholas; several…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Marlene S. Handy Sr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Marlene S. Handy Sr., age 66, died peacefully on Thursday, September 18, at Ellis Hospital with her loving husband and family by her side.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Massa, Joseph A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      may call at James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Road, Tuesday, 6-9 PM. Graveside Service, Wednesday, 10 AM in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery (please meet at Dewey gate). Expressions of sympathy to the Humane Society of Rochester (Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Rd., Fairport, NY 14450).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • McIntire, Leland "Mack"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        McIntire, Leland "Mack" Palmyra: Mack passed away peacefully at the Highlands Living Center, Pittsford on September 20, 2008 at age 86. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Dorcas Jean, 3 daughters, Carolyn (Ken) Hammond of Macedon, Dorcas Natale (Richard) Stein of Binghamton, Leigh (Al) LoMaglio of Marion; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Many will remember him as a longtime local Chevrolet salesman. His committal service will be held 2PM Saturday September 27 at Macedon Center…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mildred P. Begley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mildred P. Begley, 90, formerly of 550 E. John St. (Rockton Plaza), Little Falls, and for the past four years a resident of Valley Health Services, Herkimer, passed away Friday, September 19, 2008, at Bassett Healthcare Center, Cooperstown. She was born on September 23, 1917, in Little Falls, the daughter of the late John and Anna (Caltik) Paracka. She was a graduate of Little Falls High School. Mrs. Begley was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Little Falls, where her father was one of the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Montanino, Michael

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Colonial Funeral Home, 2819 Hylan Blvd., corner of Tysens Lane. Visiting hours Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Mass Tuesday 9:45 AM. At Holy Child Church. Interment Moravian Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Moramarco, Cecilia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton. Complete notice will follow. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned & Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Natalie L. Mosny

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    atalie L. Mosny, 81, a resident of 31 West 5th Street, passed away Friday, at the Oswego Hospital. Mrs. Mosny was born in Little Falls, the daughter of the late Anthony and Nora Perreco. She resided in that area for most of her life, and had lived in Oswego for the past six years. She was the wife of the late John Mosny, who died in 2004. Mrs. Mosny loved her sisters and Harborfest, and especially enjoyed going to Rudy’s and to the mall. She always appreciated any act of kindness she received, no matter…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Obuhanych, Helen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are invited to call Monday, September 22, 2008, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 6:15 p.m. with Fr. Jason Kappanadze as celebrant. It was Helen's wish, that her funeral service be private to the family. Interment will take place in Holy Trinity Orthodox Cemetery in Horseheads, NY, at the convenience of the family. Helen's family would like to thank Southern Tier Hospice for the loving care they provided to Helen.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pabst, Glenn C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        . Memorial donations in memory of Glenn can be made to the Woodlake at Tolland Expansion Fund, 26 Shenipsit Lake Rd., Tolland, CT 06084. For online expressions of sympathy please visit,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Page, John I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends are invited to call Tuesday, September 23, 2008, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 24, 2008, at 11 a.m. in the Living Word Church with Rev. Bryan Kain officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park with Full Military Honors.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pawliczek, Beverly M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Florida, NY Beverly M. Pawliczek of Florida, NY, entered into rest on Sunday, September 21, 2008, at the Valley View Center in Goshen, after a long illness. She was 70. The daughter of the late Edward and Gertrude Harter Havranek, she was born August 15, 1938 in Goshen, NY. She was a member of St. Joseph Church and its Living Rosary Society in Florida, NY. She was a former member of the Florida Lion's Club, Member of the S.S. Seward Class of 1957. After graduating high school, Beverly completed her…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Petro, William P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PETRO - William P. September 18, 2008. at the age 74.Husband of Carole Smith Petro; father of Margarethe Laurenzi (Mark) of Mountain Lakes, NJ, Caroline Gately (David) of Washington, DC, and Alexa Christopher (Thomas) of Snyder; grandfather of Christina, Isabelle, Alexander, William, Colette, Julianna, Talia and Charlotte. Friends may call Monday only 4-8 PM at the DENGLER &ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 8630 Transit Rd., East Amherst (1 mile north of Maple Rd. just past Klein). A Mass of Christian Burial will…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Pettit, George W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                September 18, 2008 George W. Pettit, 73, passed away Thursday at Iroquois Nursing Home. A life resident of Syracuse, he was an assembler with Hoffman Air and Filtration Company in Syracuse for many years before retiring in 2002. George was an avid bowler. George is survived by his wife, Marie of Syracuse; one daughter, Kelly (Tim) Burkett of Dewitt; one son, Jon David Pettit of Syracuse; one sister, Geraldine Tucker of Syracuse; two grandchildren, Alexa and Danny Burkett; and many nieces, nephews,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pfahl, Rita S. (Schneider)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  may meet the family at 11 AM Tuesday at St. Pius X Church for her Funeral Mass. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Masses may be offered or contributions may be made to Benedictine Mission House, Christ the King Priory, PO Box 528, Schuyler, NE 68661-0528.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Purvis, Richard Lee "Dick"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PURVIS, Richard Lee "Dick" Age 74, of Horseheads, NY, passed away September 20, 2008, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Arrangements, which have been entrusted to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., are incomplete at this time.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Reed Sr., Harvey J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    REED - Harvey J., Sr. Of Boston, September 19, 2008, husband of Anna (nee Lambert); father of Harvey, Jr. Skip (Trish), Candace (Robert) Dietrich, Sandra (Doug) Grieble, Pamela (John) Jennal, Diane (Roger) Prince, Heidi (James Vorburger) and Kelly Reed; brother of Bernice Moffitt and the late Richard Reed; also survived by nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and his beloved dog Patches. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Marys Church, East Eden, Wednesday at 10 AM.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Reisch, Janet

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      REISCH, Janet -Happy Birthday Sweetheart.LOVE YOU, KEN,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Roesler Sr., Robert A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sr. Robert A. Roesler, Sr., of Meiers Corners on September 20, 2008. Beloved husband of Joan (nee Larson). Loving father of Robert A. Jr., Richard A. and Raymond A. Roesler and Linda Caragiulo and father-in-law of Louise and Kathy Roesler and Scott Hodson. Dear brother of William and Arthur. Devoted grandfather of Keri, Richard, Michelle, Cory, Athena and Raymond. Funeral service MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., on Tuesday 11:30 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends may…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rook, Kevin D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ryan, James J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              RYAN - James J. Of Orchard Park, NY, September 20, 2008, beloved husband of Patricia J. (McGuire); father and stepfather of Susan (Brennan) Mahoney, Sally Ryan, Bonnie (late Kevin) Orlow, Kathleen (Ronald Goodemote) Madigan, David (Catherine) Klier, John (Susan) Klier and Maribeth Groh; also survived by 16 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; brother of Marion (late Robert) Thompson, Jean (late William) Quinn and Kathleen (late Thomas) Brooks. No prior visitation. A memorial mass will be held…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Schmitt, Rita

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Seifert, Mary J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SEIFERT - Mary J. Of Batavia, September 16, age 86, survived by a son, William J. Seifert of Batavia; three daughters, Kathleen A. (Kerry) Ball of Elba, Deborah (William Berry) Seifert of Buffalo and Marjorie (Carlos) Aguilar of San Diego, CA.; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, including Dennis Murray, of Las Vegas, NV survive along with several great-nieces and great-nephews. Calling 4 to 8 PM, Friday at H.E. TURNER &CO. FUNERAL HOME, 403 E. Main St., Batavia . Services…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Semler, Thomas J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Monday, September 22nd, from 4 to 7 p.m. His funeral service will be held there on Tuesday, September 23rd, at 1 p.m. Committal prayers and interment, with Military Honors, will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Shaul, Robert B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends are invited to his memorial service on Wednesday, September 24th, at 7 p.m. in Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira. Military Honors will follow.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Simeone, Anthony D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may call at the Leo M. Bean and Sons Funeral Home, 2771 Chili Ave., Tuesday, 2-4, 7-9. Funeral Mass Wednesday, 9:30 at St. Helen's Church, 310 Hinchey Rd. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Skrzypczyk, Jerzy G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SKRZYPCZYK - Jerzy G.Of Orchard Park, NY, September 19, 2008, age 27, son of Penny (John Bihr) and Gerald F. M. Skrzypczyk; brother of Lilly Skrzypczyk; nephew of Eugene (Lorraine) Skrzypczyk; cousin of Johanna Skrzypczyk. Family will receive friends Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the F.E. BROWN SONS FUNERAL HOME, INC., E. Quaker St., Orchard Park. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday 12 PM in Nativity of Our Lord Church, Orchard Park. Friends invited. Please assemble at church. Jerzy graduated from…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Solyak, George

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  will be held on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. at Bednarsky Funeral Home, Inc., 96 Glenwood Ave., Binghamton, and at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Spirit Byzantine Catholic Church, 360 Clinton St., Binghamton, where a Divine Liturgy will be celebrated by the Rev. John J. Cigan. Burial will be in Holy Spirit Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m., where Parastas will be held at 6:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Holy Spirit Byzantine Catholic Church.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sorotsky, Edward Robert

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SOROTSKY - Edward Robert September 20, 2008, beloved husband of the late Florence (nee Schiffman) Sorotsky; dear father of Susan B. and Marc H. Sorotsky; brother of Ruth Foster and the late Aaron and Bernard Sorotsky; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral Services from the AMHERST MEMORIAL CHAPEL, INC., 281 Dodge Rd., Monday at 2 PM. No prior visitation. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Speckman, Barbara J. (Prudom)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SPECKMAN - Barbara J. (nee Prudom)September 21, 2008, of East Aurora, NY, beloved wife of Eugene C. Speckman; devoted mother of Wendy (Gary) Duke and Holly (Michael) Zamerski; loving grandmother of Bruce (Christina) and Adam Duke; sister of the late James Prudom. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 784 Main Street, East Aurora. Mass of Christian Burial at Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, 520 Oakwood Avenue, East Aurora on Wednesday at 9:30 AM (please assemble at church).…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Starr, Irv

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and family will be welcomed at the home of Eileen and Lynn Bisha, 83 Parkwood Lane, Penfield on Tuesday, from 5-9 PM. For directions or to leave a message of condolence, please visit:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Stephen (Mark) Romance

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Stephen (Mark) Romance, 48, 6628 County Rt. 17, Savona, New York. Died at Corning Hospital Friday, Sept. 19, 2008. He was born Aug. 3, 1960 in Bath, New York to Steve and Dorothy Harrian Romance. He was outdoors man and a farmer. He ran the family farm. Survived by three sisters: Sharon (Doug) McCann, Savona; Cindy Romance of Bath; Krista (Chadd) Soto, Buffalo. Two brothers Gary and Jim Romance of Bradford. His mother Dorothy Romance of Bath. He was predeceased by his brother Donald (June 08), father Steve,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Stout, Mary F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mary F. Stout of Susquehanna, Pa. Mary F. Stout, 90, of West Main St., Susquehanna, passed away on Sunday, September 21, 2008, at Wilson Hospital, Johnson City, N.Y. She was born in Susquehanna, the daughter of the late John and Felimena (Panella) Oropallo. She was predeceased by her husband, Floyd, on February 8, 1989; and all of her brothers and sisters. Mary is survived by her sons, Joseph and Marcia Stout, Vestal, Thomas Stout and Elaine Powers, Susquehanna; six grandchildren, Jeremy and Carin Stout,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Suzanne H. Root

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Suzanne H. Root, 67, of Murphy Rd., Corning died Thursday, September 18, 2008, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She was born September 4, 1941 in Elmira, NY the daughter of Frederic and Alice Herr.  Suzanne and Kenneth L. Root were married on December 21, 1974 in Corning. She was a graduate of CFA and Corning Community College. Suzanne was employed by Corning Inc., and the Corning Painted Post School District.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Corning. Suzanne is survived by her…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sweeney, Kathleen E.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Vincent, Grace L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Grace L. Vincent of Endicott Grace L. Vincent, 82, of Endicott, went to be with her Lord, from Ideal Senior Living Center, Saturday, September 20, 2008, after a short illness. She was predeceased by her parents, Clarence and Mabel Howard; brothers, Clifford, Robert and Bernard Howard; and a sister-in-law, Lucy Howard. She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Allison H. Vincent; a daughter, Rosalyn (Lyn) Galbreath; a son, Ronald Vincent and his wife, Brenda, South Carolina, and Dean Galbreath, for…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Vinci, Joseph F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Vinci, Joseph F. Webster: September 20, 2008, age 49. After a courageous battle with ALS, our brother Joe has been called home to Jesus. Beloved husband of Pamela Vinci Powers; loving father of Renee and Eric; devoted son of Alice and Frank Vinci; grandson of Josephine Ponese; brother of Laura (Charles) Amalfi and Mark (Bridget) Vinci; son-in-law of Wally and Harold Powers; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, dear friends; and his loving dog, Sidney. He was a devoted employee at Wegmans for many…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Virginia, Lee (Rasmussen)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lee Virginia (nee Rasmussen), formerly of Concord, on September 21, 2008. Beloved wife of the late August. Devoted mother of David and the late Daniel. Fond mother-in-law of Pauline and Linda. Cherished grandmother of Jonathan and Kristine. Family and friends will be received at the MARTIN HUGHES FUNERAL HOME, 530 Narrows Rd., South, at Britton Ave. Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service Wednesday 10 A.M. at Zion Lutheran Church. Committal will follow at Ocean View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Vollack, Elizabeth H. "Betty"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            for Elizabeth "Betty" H. Vollack will be held Tuesday, September 23, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. at the Wm. R. Chase &Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango St., Port Dickinson, with the Rev. Rob Kazinski officiating. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Monday from 4-7 p.m. Those wishing kindly consider memorial contributions in Betty's name to the Nimmonsburg United Methodist Church, 918 Front St., Binghamton, N.Y. 13905.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Vona, Allene M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              VONA - Allene M. Age 92, of Tonawanda, after a brief illness. Allene was a member of St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church. Wife of the late James V. Vona and mother of the late James V. Vona, Jr.; loving mother of Valerie (Ronald) Colatarci of Tonawanda, Diane (John) Jacob of North Tonawanda and Daniel (Kathy) Vona of North Tonawanda; beloved grandmother of Alisa (Jon) Reimann, Maria (John) Chiarenza, Diana (Joseph) Aiello, J. Rick (Pamela) Jacob, John (Lara) Jacob, Jillian (Robert) Dura, Daniel (Karen) Vona,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • WALTER H. CAMPBELL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Walter H. Campbell, 58, passed away peacefully Thursday (Sept. 11, 2008) at his home after a long illness. Walter was born Aug. 30, 1950 in Warsaw, a son of Harold W. and Betty E. (LaComb) Campbell. He was a former mechanic at the Waste Water Treatment Plant in Punta Gorda, Fla. He married Janet Lemay on Jan. 22, 1994; she survives. In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by his dear pet, Corky. He was a past member of the Eagles Club in Punta Gorda. He enjoyed watching television, especially…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • WILLIAM J. ‘BILL’ WRIGHT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  William J. “Bill” Wright, 82, passed away unexpectedly Saturday (Sept. 13, 2008). He was born in Avoca Nov. 29, 1925, a son of the late Samuel Grant and Hazel House Wright. On Oct. 25, 1954, he was married to Gladys (Perrine) Wright, who survives. In his early years Bill was a mechanic at several area garages including, Earl Snyder’s, Drew’s, Pfeiffer’s and Richmond’s. He was a tool and die maker at Foster Wheeler Energy Corp. in Dansville for over 25 years, retiring in 1986. He had also worked…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Ward, Carlton D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Carlton D. Ward formerly of Vestal A Concelebrated Funeral Mass for Carlton D. Ward will be offered at St. James Church, Johnson City, Tuesday at 10 a.m. with his son, Rev. Thomas I. Ward as Main Celebrant. Entombment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City. The family will receive friends at the J.F. Rice Funeral Home, Inc., 150 Main St. Johnson City, Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial contributions to the St. James Church Memorial Fund, 147 Main St., Johnson…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Middletown, NY Ruth Eileen Pennyfeather Weltman of Middletown, NY, entered into eternal rest on September 18, 2008, after a long illness. Known by all as Penny, she was born in Madrid, NY on August 27, 1931, to John and Flora Sherman Pennyfeather. Penny was a generous and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her nursing career spanned more than 50 years in various capacities at Utica and St. Lawrence State Hospitals, St. Francis Hospital in Port Jervis, and Middletown Psychiatric Center…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wesneski Jr., Leo J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Leo J. Wesneski Jr. of Binghamton A funeral service for Leo J. Wesneski Jr. will be held Monday, September 22, 2008, at 9:00 a.m. at Laskowski Funeral Home, and at 9:30 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Trinity, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Leo's name to the Church of the Holy Trinity Building Fund or a charity of one's choice. Arrangements and Supervision by:

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  YUSKO John J. Sr. age 92 of Horseheads, NY passed away on Friday September 19, 2008 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility in Elmira, NY. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Monday September 22, 2008 from 5-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday September 23, 2008 at 1 PM at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Elmira Heights, NY with the Rev. Thomas O'Brien as Celebrant. Interment in St. Mary Our Mother Cemetery in…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ZIGROSSI, Samuel F. -With each year that passes, we remember you with love...LOVE WIFE MARIE, MICHELLE, DIANE, AND KEVIN,

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