Thursday, September 25, 2008

New York Obituaries 09/25/08

  • Allen, Ann R. (Palilonis)

    • Ames, Evelyn

      AMES, Evelyn Age 76, of Sumter SC, formerly of Gillett, PA, passed away Saturday Sept. 20, 2008, at Tuomey Hospital, Sumter, SC. Evelyn was born June 10, 1932 to the late Frank and Rosella Mercer Dickerson. She was predeceased by brother, Robert Dickerson Jan. 22, 2008. She married Byron Ames, April 22, 1950. Surviving is her husband of 58 years; sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Jen of Gaffney SC, Gary and Christal of Dalzell SC, and Kelly and Teresa of Bury St., Edmunds, England; 11 grandchildren,…

      • Amos, Geraldine E.

        hours will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, September 26, at the Ralston-Lippincott-Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home, Inc., 72 W. Main St., in Middletown, NY. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 27, at St. Joseph R.C. Church in Middletown. Burial will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Ralston-Lippincott-Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home, Inc.; 845-343-6023.

        • Anderson, Oscar

          • Andrews, Nick

            • Andrews Jr., George W.

              may call TODAY, Thursday, 6-8 PM and Friday, 5- 8 PM at the funeral chapel (2305 Monroe Ave.). Services will be held Saturday, 10 AM at Penfield United Methodist Church, 1795 Baird Rd., Penfield 14526. Interment at Oakwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of George may be made to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, P.O. Box 27106, NY NY 10087-7106, Highland Hospital Foundation, 1000 South Ave. Rochester NY 14620 or to Penfield United Methodist Church. To light a candle in memory…

              • Andrietta, Sister Mary (Frances Bochenski)

                SR. MARY ANDRIETTA, FSSJ (Frances Bochenski)September 23, 2008, loving daughter of the late John and the late Michaline (nee Zaremba) Bochenski; dearest sister of the late Rev. Antonine S. Bochenski, O.F.M. Conv., late John (late Eleanor) Bochenski, late Frank (Hattie) Bochenski, late Sister M. Adolphine, FSSJ, late Stephen Bochenski, Michaline (late Frank) Krystofinski, Natalie (late Wallace) Krzeminski and late Marion Bochenski; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral Service Friday, September 26 at…

                • Arnold, Gloria L. (Schultz)

                  • 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.

                    • BETTY L. AKE

                      Betty L. Ake, 63, formerly of Church Street Court, passed away Monday (Sept. 22, 2008) at St. James Mercy Hospital. Born in Avoca, Aug. 23, 1945, the daughter of Milton and Alice Vincent Stoddard, she had resided in Hornell since about 1974. She had been employed at the former Dyco Electronics in Hornell, as well as Burger King. She was a member of the Red Hat Society while residing at the Hornell Gardens and was an avid bingo player. She was predeceased by her parents and one brother, Donald Stoddard. She…

                      • Baiano Sr., Joseph J.

                        MALONE, N.Y. -- Joseph J. Baiano Sr., 78 of 1001 County Route 53, North Bangor, N.Y., died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, at the Alice Hyde Medical Center. Born March 20, 1930, in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., he was son of Carmine and Lena Pincelli Baiano., He first married Marlene Hulbert, she predeceased him., His second marriage was to Shirley Sherwin, July 6, 1984, in North Bangor Methodist Church. She survives. Also surviving are two daughters: Dr. Deborah Baiano Berman and her husband D. Scott Berman of Chester, N.H.,…

                        • Baker, Margaret L.

                          PLATTSBURGH -- Margaret L. Baker, 85, of Flynn Avenue, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at Clinton County Nursing Home in Plattsburgh. She was born in Dannemora on Feb. 16, 1923, daughter of the late Joseph and Priscilla (Burnell) Reil., Margaret was a homemaker and mother of seven children. She and her husband, Harry, raised their children in Mineville and then in Plattsburgh, N.Y. She loved country music; talking on the CB Radio and watching her grandchildren grow. Her greatest passion was having her…

                          • Barcomb, Casper O.

                            ALTONA -- Casper O. Barcomb, 86, of Miner Farm Road, passed away Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh, surrounded by his family. He was born in Mooers Forks on Dec. 21, 1921, son of the late Delore and Evone (Poissant) Barcomb., Casper was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II. Previous to enlisting, Casper worked on the family farm with his father and brothers. He was a founding member of the Altona Volunteer Fire Department, a former fire chief and a former fire…

                            • Beahan, Marian Manzer

                              September 23, 2008 Marian Manzer Beahan, 91, passed away Tuesday. She was a native and life resident of Liverpool and retired from the Liverpool School District. She was a life member of the Liverpool Presbyterian Church and a member of the Liverpool Historical Soci-ety. She was predeceased by her husband, Orille M. Beahan who passed away in 1984. Marian is survived by two daughters, Linda (John) Buckley of Troy, NY and Christy Caporale of Liverpool; four grandchildren, Melinda, Michael and Patrick Buckley…

                              • Beers III, William H.

                                hours are from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday, September 26, at Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc., 130 Highland Ave., Middletown, NY 10940. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 27, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Richard Ploth officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in O.C. Veterans' Cemetery, Craigville Rd., Goshen, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Assn., 419 E. Main St., Middletown, NY 10940 or to The Guild of St.…

                                • Bell Jr., Jerome C.

                                  September 19, 2008 Sgt. Jerome C. Bell Jr., 29, of Auburn, serving with the First Division United States Marine Corp. in Afghanistan, died as a result of wounds received in direct combat with enemy forces on September 19, 2008. Sgt. Bell enlisted in the Marines in 1996 and served one tour of duty in Iraq, and separated from the service in 2004. He returned home and was employed at D&W Electric in Auburn. In 2005 he reenlisted serving a second tour of duty in Iraq, and a third tour of duty in…

                                  • Benderer, Ans

                                    West Dover, VT Ans Benderer, 69, a resident of Dorr Fitch Road in West Dover, VT and owner of the Weathervane Lodge in West Dover, VT, passed away on Monday evening, September 22, 2008, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. Ans was born in Switzerland on August 10, 1939, the son of Conrad and Valentina (Stufano) Benderer. He was educated in Switzerland and studied language arts for interpretation. Ans's love for cooking led him to an apprenticeship to become a chef. He owned and operated…

                                    • Bialy, Janice J.

                                      BIALY, Janice J. -Its been 20 years. I still have tears.LOVE YOUR SISTER, JOANIE,

                                      • Boehm, Ronald M.

                                        will be present on Friday from 4-8 PM at (Harris Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 8440 Main St., Clarence. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church at 9:30 AM. Friends invited. Online register at www.Amigone.com,

                                        • Bongiovanni, Lucy A.

                                          Lucy A. Bongiovanni, of Sanborn, NY, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2008, in Niagara Hospice House, Lockport, NY. She was born in Niagara Falls, NY on November 22, 1913, the daughter of the late Anthony and Ida (Bax) Jircitano.Mrs. Bongiovanni was a order checker at Moore Business Forms for over 30 years before retiring in 1986 and was a seamstress at Frank's Men Shop for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her family and sewing.Mrs. Bongiovanni is survived by one son, Frank V. (Barbara)…

                                          • Bonnewell, Shirley G.

                                            may call Thursday 2-4, 7-9 PM at the DREIER-GILTNER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1717 Portland Ave. (at the corner of Portland Ave. and Ridge Rd. E.). Funeral Service Friday at 10 A.M. in the Funeral Home's Chapel. Interment White Haven Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be directed to A.L.S. Assoc. or the American Heart Assoc. in Shirley's memory.

                                            • Brady, Robert J.

                                              • Bros, Irene B. (Rzymkowski)

                                                Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home, 1289 Forest Ave, P.R., on Friday 9:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Adalbert's R.C. Church 10 A.M. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, Grasmere. Friends will be received Thursday 2-4, 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions to The Building Fund of St. Adalbert's R.C. Church would be appreciated. Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home Family Owned www.SILive.com/obits

                                                • Bucci, Mario

                                                  Mario Bucci of Endicott Mario Bucci, 76, of Endicott, passed away Monday, September 22, 2008, at Wilson Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. He was predeceased by his parents, Patsy and Nicolina Bucci. He is survived by his cousin, Antonio Cirino, Leonia, N.J. He was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church, Endicott. Mario was a devout Catholic and enjoyed the opera, reading and the NY Giants. He had many friends that he would meet in many locations for lunch or just coffee and conversation. He will be…

                                                  • Budwick, Irene H.

                                                    IRENE H. BUDWICK, 76, formerly of Port Henry, N.Y., died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at the Clinton County Nursing Home., She was born in Standish, N.Y., Aug. 16, 1932, the daughter of Richard and Evelyn (Rabideau) Lobdell., At Irene's request, there will be no calling hours. A memorial Mass will be celebrated Monday, Sept. 29, at a time to be announced at St. Michael's Church, Standish, N.Y., with the Rev. Ted Crosby, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow at St. Michael's Cemetery.,…

                                                    • Burns, Jean

                                                      Jean Burns passed away September 22, 2008 after a brief illness. Born July 24, 1948 in Milwaukee, WI, she was the daughter of John T. and Dorothy (Giles) Soward. Jean worked in production for Fed Co. in Buffalo. She enjoyed working, reading, watching TV and doing crossword puzzles.Jean is survived by her children, Robert (Juleen Rene) Burns III, Angela Lackey, Sabrina Nichole Dames and Torry Cardinal Dames; eight grandchildren; she is also survived by seven siblings - two predeceased Jean; and several…

                                                      • Bush, Louise E.

                                                        PORT HENRY, N.Y. -- Louise E. Bush, 97, of Broad Street, Port Henry, N.Y., went to the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008. She was born to Norman and Mary (Rabatoy) Bigelow on Feb. 9, 1911., Louise was an avid golfer and bowler, playing for many years throughout the North Country. She really enjoyed her Monday afternoon bridge games with her close friends. She also enjoyed watching football and NASCAR and golf on television. She worked for many years at Martin's Pharmacy. After retiring, she did childcare…

                                                        • Calderera, Carol

                                                          • Camann, Waldemar H. "Wally"

                                                            may call at the DUBOIS FUNERAL HOME, 2436 Niagara Road, (hamlet of Bergholz- in Wheatfield), Niagara Falls, NY 14304 on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Services will be conducted on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. in Holy Ghost Lutheran Church, 6630 Luther Street, (hamlet of Bergholz) Niagara Falls, NY 14304. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Ghost Lutheran School, or the Historical Society of North German Settlements of Western New York, 2549 Niagara Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14304.

                                                            • Carlino, Francis P.

                                                              . Interment was in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Lockport.,

                                                              • Carr, Christine L.

                                                                • Castellano, Ruth

                                                                  • Catherine J. Wilder

                                                                    Mrs. Catherine J. Wilder, 56, of Kahn Rd., Fort Plain, New York, died Monday, September 22, 2008, at Albany Medical Center following a brief illness.

                                                                    • Chadwick, John Ross

                                                                      JOHN VINCENT SCALIA HOME FOR FUNERALS, 28 ELTINGVILLE BLVD. (AT ELTINGVILLE STATION) Friday 10 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Thomas Church 11 A.M. Interment Fairview Cemetery. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Wednesday and Thursday 2-5 and 7-9 P.M. www.SILive.com/obits

                                                                      • Chatham, Barbara A. (Williams)

                                                                        will be present to receive friends Thursday 4-8 PM at the GRECO FUNERAL HOME, 2909 Elmwood Ave., where Funeral Services will follow at 8:00 PM. Flowers gratefully declined. Barbara was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star, a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW #1488 and the Kenmore Village Association Senior Citizens Thursday Club. Online guest register at www.Grecofuneral.com,

                                                                        • Colavito, Epiphany "Piffy"

                                                                          • Coventry, Donna S.

                                                                            COVENTRY - Donna S. Age 77, of Gowanda, September 22, 2008. Wife of the late Keith; mother of Alexandra (Carl) Novosad of Australia, Amy (Joseph) Gigliotti of East Syracuse; grandmother of Joseph III, Peter and Michael Gigliotti, Xena and Nathaniel Novosad; survived by nieces, nephews, and cousins in the United States and Slovenia; sister of Ludwig (Judith) Sternad of Gowanda. Friends may call at the SCHINDLER FUNERAL HOME, 44 Center St., Gowanda, from 3-7 PM on Friday. Funeral services will be held…

                                                                            • Crosby, Harold R.

                                                                              Harold R. Crosby, age 78, of Gasport, entered into rest on Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at Fairport Baptist Nursing Home in Fairport, NY. Born April 19, 1930 in Buffalo, he was the son of the late Niegel and Edna (nee Hammond) Crosby.Harold married Janet (Neumann) September 15, 1954. She died March 14, 2002. They had been married for 48 years. He was a member of the Hartland Vol. Fire Company, Hartland Fire Police, Tri Town Ambulance and was on the Niagara County Fire Police Board of Directors. He attended…

                                                                              • Cruz, Joseph Edward

                                                                                Hortonville, NY Joseph Edward Cruz, 66, of Hortonville, NY, co-owner of Brookside Greenhouse in Hortonville and a Maintenance Supervisor for Elite Investigations in Manhattan, died Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan. Son of the late Jose Edward and Lucy Sylvia Cruz, he was born October 2, 1941 in Fairhaven, MA. A family statements reads: "May he rest in peace knowing that he was loved by his family." Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Marilyn Kinsey Cruz, at…

                                                                                • Cuddeback, Phillip E.

                                                                                  Friday at 11 a.m. at Cheche Funeral Home Inc., 1778 Clark Street Rd. Calling hours 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

                                                                                  • Curcie Jr., Robert G.

                                                                                    September 20, 2008 Robert G. Curcie Jr., 58, of Bennettsville, SC, died Saturday, September 20, 2008 in South Carolina. Born in Syracuse, he had lived in Phoenix for most of his life before moving to Tennessee and then South Carolina about one year ago. He had been a truck driver for River Valley Foods in Syracuse for over 20 years. Surviving are his son, Robert C. Curcie of Liverpool; his daughter, Jennifer Curcie of Phoenix; his father, Robert G. Curcie Sr. of Florida; his mother, Joyce Boardman of…

                                                                                    • Cuva, Joyce E. (Polle)

                                                                                      may call Friday 4-8 PM at the Dierna Funeral Home, 2309 Culver Rd. (Near Norton). Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday 9:30 AM at Christ the King Church. Interment White Haven Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers those wishing may direct contributions to Highland Hospital Medical Oncology or Irondequoit Ambulance in her memory.

                                                                                      • Czerniawski, John J.

                                                                                        New Hampton, NY John J. Czerniawski of New Hampton, NY, a retired Teacher for the Newburgh School District, passed away on Thursday, September 18, 2008 at Elant in Goshen. He was 87. He was born on August 26, 1921 in Cutchogue, NY. A veteran of World War II, John served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was a member of the American Legion Post #1308, in Pine Bush, The New York Teachers Association, and Commissioner of the Girl Scouts in Rockland County. Survivors include his loving wife, Joan, at…

                                                                                        • DOROTHY M. BERG

                                                                                          Dorothy M. Berg, formerly of Arkport, passed away peacefully at the Hornell Gardens. A complete obituary will appear in the Sunday edition of The Spectator. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home.

                                                                                          • Daniels, Frank

                                                                                            • Davis, Carole Jane Carner "CJ"

                                                                                              • Davis-Smith, Willie Eva

                                                                                                may call Friday 6-9 PM at Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 1772 Clifford Ave., where her Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at 11 AM., Rev. Dr. Douglas Smith Officiating. G.L. Dixon Funeral Home

                                                                                                • DeLorm, Marion H.

                                                                                                  may call Friday 2-5 PM at the DREIER-GILTNER FUNERAL HOME INC., 1717 Portland Avenue (at the corner of Portland Avenue &Ridge Road East) where Service will be Saturday 9 AM in the funeral home chapel. Interment, White Haven Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Atria of Penfield, 2006 Five Mile Line Road, Penfield, NY 14526 or Hospice at Highland Hospital.

                                                                                                  • DePaoli, Charles M.

                                                                                                    PORT HENRY -- Charles M. DePaoli, 75, of Port Henry, N.Y., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at his home., He was born Aug. 10, 1933, in Port Kent, N.Y., the son of Nazzareno and Margaret (LaPeter) Depaolis., He served in the U.S. Marine Corps for four years and the U.S. Air Force for 16 years. He was a member of the Marine Embassy Guard Association and a Vietnam War Veteran. He was a local member of the Mineville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5802 and the Knights of Columbus., He is survived by his…


                                                                                                  • 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)…

                                                                                                  • DiDomenico, Beatrice

                                                                                                    Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton. Saturday 9 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Joachim and St. Ann Church at Mount Loretto 10 A.M. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Friends will be received Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations in Beatrice's name to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, National Headquarters, 3300 East Sunrise Dr., Tucson, AZ 85718 would be appreciated. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned &…

                                                                                                    • Dickey, Charla Raye

                                                                                                      • Dickey, Stefanie Rose

                                                                                                        • Diver, Howard M.

                                                                                                          Middletown, NY Howard M. Diver, 95, of Harwich, MA, passed away at Pleasant Bay Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Brewster, MA on Tuesday, September 23, 2008. Mr. Diver was predeceased in 2003 by his wife of 65 years, Faith (Arnold) Diver. The Divers moved to Cape Cod from New York State in 1981, following Mr. Diver's retirement from the Middletown Savings Bank, in Middletown, NY. Mr. Diver first began working at the savings bank as an assistant to the janitor while he was in high school. While…

                                                                                                          • Dix, Dolores

                                                                                                            September 19, 2008 Dolores Dix, 80, formerly of Jamesville, passed away quietly in her sleep on September 19, 2008 in Des Moines, IA. Dolores was born in Syracuse and was a residence of Jamesville for 55 years before moving to Iowa. She worked at Dey Brothers in DeWitt for 12 years. After retirement, she was a volunteer at Community General Hospital. Dolores always felt that her main purpose in life was to help other people. She was predeceased by her husband, Paul; and son, John. Surviving are her daughter…

                                                                                                            • Dodge, Betty L.

                                                                                                              are welcome to call at the Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, 41 S. Main St., (Village Location) Fairport Friday, September 26th, from 2-4, 6-8 PM. Betty's friends are invited to attend her Memorial Service on Saturday, September 27, 2008 3 PM at New Hope Fellowship Church, located on 5&20 in Bloomfield.

                                                                                                              • Donatelli, Nicholas

                                                                                                                Nicholas Donatelli of Endicott Nicholas Donatelli, 83, of Endicott, died at Willow Point Nursing Home, Wednesday, September 24, 2008. He was predeceased by his parents, Antonio and Antoinette; and a sister, Anna Aleccia. He is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Evelyn (Kocak) Donatelli, Endicott; a daughter and son-in-law, Jackie and Dan Vetter, Syracuse; a son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Lynn Donatelli, Endicott; his grandsons, Nick, Kyle, Matt, Keith, Adam and Jeff; two sisters, Mary Putrino and…

                                                                                                                • Drago, Frances

                                                                                                                  • DuRoss, Florence

                                                                                                                    PORT HENRY, N.Y. -- Florence DuRoss, 82, of Port Henry, N.Y., died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at Community Hospital in Elizabethtown, N.Y., She was born Sept. 3, 1926, in Cornwall, Vt., the daughter of William and Beatrice (Martin) Barnes., She is survived by her daughter, Corinne DuRoss of Bristol, Vt.; three sons, Brad DuRoss and Brian DuRoss, both of Witherbee and Kevin DuRoss of Port Henry; her sister, Shirley Anderson of Ironville, N.Y.; her brother, Francis Barnes of Ticonderoga; and many…

                                                                                                                    • Dudek, Jeanette D. (Szpaicher)

                                                                                                                      DUDEK - Jeanette D. (nee Szpaicher)Of Elma, NY September 23, 2008; beloved wife of the late Henry Dudek; dearest mother of Mary Jane (Daniel) Owczarzak and the late Daniel (Marjorie) Dudek; fond grandmother of six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; predeceased by brothers and sisters; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the PAUL A. KLOC BLOSSOM CHAPELS INC., 4680 Clinton St. (corner of Borden Rd.) West Seneca (668-5666) where funeral will be held Saturday…

                                                                                                                      • Duffy, Catherine Cuddihy

                                                                                                                        Duffy, Catherine Cuddihy Perinton/formerly of Rochester. Died on September 22, 2008. She was born November 16, 1915 and was 92 years old when she passed away. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Cornelius (Neil) Duffy; three sons, Gerard (Janette) of Bethesda, Md., Neil (Meredith) of Santa Cruz, Calif., and Robert (Barbara) of Rochester; grandchildren, Maureen (Chris) Darcy, Erin and Shannon Duffy, Daniel and Katie Duffy and Christopher Owen; along with great-grandson, Colin Darcy; and several…

                                                                                                                        • Dunbar, John Douglas

                                                                                                                          Dunbar, John Douglas Acworth, GA: Formerly of Rochester, NY, died Tuesday September 23, 2008 at age 57. John is survived by his beloved wife of 27 years, Joyce Dunbar of Acworth, GA; Patricia Rechlin of Rochester, NY, mother of James D. and Kacey; 3 sons James and Martha Dunbar of Rochester, NY, James and Melissa Manderano of Houston, TX, Peter and Leah Manderano of Woodstock, GA; 2 daughters Kacey and Ryan Kiley of Rochester, NY, Regina and Tyrone Young of Sugerhill, GA; 3 brothers, David and Laurie Dunbar…

                                                                                                                          • Dunn, Selma B.

                                                                                                                            SELMA B. DUNN, 89, of Plattsburgh, N.Y., died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center., She was born in Birmingham, Ala., March 1, 1919, the daughter of Harry and Harriet (Swire) Berkowitz., Graveside services will be held Thursday, Sept. 25, at 11 a.m. at Beth Israel Cemetery, Main Mill Street, Plattsburgh, N.Y., with Rabbi Andrew Goodman of Temple Beth Israel officiating. A celebration of Selma's life will be held at later date at Temple Beth Israel at a time to be announced., Arrangements…

                                                                                                                            • Durawa, Jerome J. "Jerry"

                                                                                                                              DURAWA - Jerome J. JerryOf Cheektowaga, NY, September 23, 2008. Beloved husband of Carol M. (Toal) Durawa; dearest father of Mary Ellen (Phillip) Nowicki and Ann Marie (David) Gulian of Philadelphia, PA; fond Papa of Hannah, Nicholas, Madeline and Madison; brother of Roger (Marlene) Durawa and Joan (Fabian) Tryjankowski. Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the PAUL A. KLOC BLOSSOM CHAPELS, INC., 4680 Clinton St. (corner Borden Rd.), West Seneca (668-5666), where funeral will be held Saturday morning…

                                                                                                                              • Eddy, Donald

                                                                                                                                September 20, 2008 Donald Eddy, 103, of Sarasota, FL, passed away Saturday September 20, 2008. Born in Syracuse on November 23, 1904, he was the son of the late George Washington, and Blanche Louise (nee Hulbert). Living in Syracuse for the past 100 years, he grew up on the North side where his family business was located. It was there at the E. J. Eddy Stoves and Hardware store that he would meet his future bride, the late Virginia Mae (nee Stearns). The were married for over 50 years. She predeceased him…

                                                                                                                                • Ehrhardt, Gilbert J.

                                                                                                                                  EHRHARDT - Gilbert J. September 8, 2008, beloved husband of Lilliam Lipari; dear father of Margaret Dedrick and Rick (Margaret) Ehrhardt; dearest grandfather of Richard, Kristen and Andrew Ehrhardt; brother of the late Robert and Court Ehrhardt. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at the MICHAEL A. DiVINCENZO FUNERAL HOME, 1122 E. Lovejoy St., Saturday, September 27 at 11 AM.,

                                                                                                                                  • Ellis, Regena (Holbert)

                                                                                                                                    Regena (Holbert) Ellis of Fenton Regena (Holbert) Ellis, 65, passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2008. She was predeceased by her husband, Carlton G. Holbert Sr. She is survived by her husband, Raymond K. Ellis Sr.; one daughter, Rebecca (Jason) King; four sons, Dale (Kellie) Holbert, Jack (Amanda Thompson) Holbert, Fred (Tammy) Smith, and Timothy Smith; grandchildren who she loved very much, Dillon, Kory, Keelia, Ava, Brandon, Courtney, Kaylib, Rodney, and Jacyln Smith; great-grandchildren, Dominick,…

                                                                                                                                    • Erickson, Bernard Lee

                                                                                                                                      may call on Thursday from 5-9 PM and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI AND SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 MILITARY ROAD, NIAGARA FALLS, NY, where funeral services will begin on Saturday, September 27th at 9:30 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Vincent de Paul Parish at Prince of Peace Church, 1055 North Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY. Interment will be held in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Lewiston, NY.Visit www.legacy.com/niagara-gazette for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                      • Espino, Harry

                                                                                                                                        • Evans, John Cushing

                                                                                                                                          Evans, John Cushing "Jack" Bloomfield: Jack passed away on Saturday, Sept 20th, 2008, at the age of 90. He is survived by children: Alayne, Paul, Karen, &Mitchel (Robin) Evans; grandchildren: Rose, Neal &Sam Yurick and Brandon Evans; and close friend Sue McCabe. He was predeceased by his son, Randy. Jack was born in Buffalo and grew up in Hemlock, NY, attending Hemlock High School where he played basketball. Jack graduated from the U of R in 1939 and in 1942 married his first wife, Madlyn…

                                                                                                                                          • Ferguson, Joey A.

                                                                                                                                            will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, September 27, 2008, at Sylvan Lawn Cemetery, Greene, N.Y. Arrangements are under the direction of Root Funeral Home, Greene, N.Y. A life here on earth is lost, but a place in Heaven is now filled with the beautiful spirit of Joey Furgeson. Joe…Dad…we believe in angels and we are sure that angels are watching over you. Till we meet again…rest comfortably in the Lord's arms. We all love you.

                                                                                                                                            • Ferranti, Richard M.

                                                                                                                                              will be present at the MICHAEL A. DiVINCENZO FUNERAL HOME, 1122 E. Lovejoy St. Friday from 4-8 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at the Parish Community of St. Katharine Drexel, 135 N. Ogden St. Saturday morning at 12 noon. Please assemble at church. Mr. Ferranti was a member of the Big Timers Club and Plumbers Local# 22,

                                                                                                                                              • Fields Sr., Willie C.

                                                                                                                                                may call Wednesday, September 24th from 5:00-8:00 PM at the St. John A.M.E. Church, 917 Garden Avenue. Services will be conducted on Thursday, September 25th at 11:00 AM. The Rev. B. Leslie James officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to Willow Lodge Community Living Center - 9A, c/o Voluntary Services, Department of Veterans Affairs VA Western New York Healthcare System, 3495 Bailey Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14215. Arrangements made by the Williamson Funeral Home.Visit…

                                                                                                                                                • Finnerty, Sister Rose

                                                                                                                                                  September 22, 2008 Sister Rose Finnerty, CSJ (Sister John Patrick), 77, died Monday, September 22, 2008, in Oneonta, NY. Sister Rose had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 57 years. Sister Rose was born in Williamstown, NY, on August 17, 1931, daughter of the late Joseph Peter and Rose Murray Finnerty. She graduated from St. Aloysius Academy, Rome, NY, and entered the novitiate of the Sisters of St. Joseph on March 19, 1951. Sister Rose received a bachelor's degree in elementary education…

                                                                                                                                                  • Finnerty, CSJ, Sister Rose

                                                                                                                                                    ONEONTA _ Sister Rose Finnerty, CSJ (Sister John Patrick), 77, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, in Oneonta. Sister Rose had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 57 years. Sister Rose was born in Williamstown on Aug. 17, 1931, daughter of the late Joseph Peter and Rose Murray Finnerty. She graduated from St. Aloysius Academy, Rome, and entered the novitiate of the Sisters of St. Joseph on March 19, 1951. Sister Rose received a bachelor's degree in elementary education from The College of Saint Rose…

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                                                                                                                                                        • Flood, James L.

                                                                                                                                                          James L. Flood, of Medina, passed away early Monday morning, September 22, 2008 at the Medina Memorial Hospital.Mr. Flood was born September 21, 1929 in the Town of Porter, NY, a son of the late Phillip and Irene (Warner) Porter. In April 1956, he married Dorothy May Evans and he was a longtime resident of the Town of Ridgeway. He was employed by the Knowlesville Agway Store for 33 years where he worked in the feed mill, office, on the road and ran the fertilizer plant. He enjoyed flower and vegetable…

                                                                                                                                                          • Florence, John D.

                                                                                                                                                            Wednesday's obituary for John D. Florence, who passed away September 20, 2008, omitted two surviving children, Sandra J. Florence and John D. Florence Jr. Arrangements by Garland Bros. Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                            • Fox, Margaret F.

                                                                                                                                                              September 21, 2008 Margaret F. Fox, 68, of Erieville, NY, passed away on Sunday. Margaret was a native of Syracuse and had resided in Erieville for the past 28 years. She previously was employed with Mack Trucks. Her daughter, Sheila Northrup-Giles and her parents, Robert Bitter and Myrtle Zimmerman predecease her. She is survived by her loving husband, of 28 years, Robert; by her daughters, Sue Northrup, Sandy (Jim) Walters and Elizabeth (Russ) Scott; by her stepson, Robert (Deanna) Fox; by her brother,…

                                                                                                                                                              • Francis “Skip” Dutcher

                                                                                                                                                                Francis “Skip” Dutcher, 82, of Country Manor Herkimer passed away Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at home. Arramgements with the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home Inc. are incomplete.

                                                                                                                                                                • Franklin, Elaine M. (Rock)

                                                                                                                                                                  ELLENBURG DEPOT -- Elaine M. (Rock) Franklin, 45, formerly of Route 11, Ellenburg Depot, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at her home in LaHonda, Calif., as a result of complications with diabetes, a disease she struggled with for many years., She was born in Plattsburgh, Sept. 17, 1962, the daughter of Vernon and Helen (Welch) Rock., Elaine graduated from Northern Adirondack Central School in 1980. She attended Canton College and continued her education at Central City Business Institute in Syracuse. Elaine…

                                                                                                                                                                  • Galasso, Marsa Anne

                                                                                                                                                                    may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at St. Vincent dePaul's church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Marsa to "A Marathon for a Better Life," PO Box 268, Warnerville, NY 12187; or to the Animal Shelter of Schoharie Valley, P.O. Box 40, Howes Cave, NY 12092. The Robert A. Guffin Funeral Home, 108 Chapel St., Cobleskill is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Further information is available at www.guffinfuneralhome.com.

                                                                                                                                                                    • Galimi, Joseph A.

                                                                                                                                                                      September 23, 2008 Joseph A. Galimi, 99, passed away Tuesday at James Square. A life resident of Syracuse, he was a ticket agent for NYCRR for 25 years before retiring. Joseph was a communicant of Our Lady of Pompei Church. Joe was predeceased by his loving wife, Antoinette Peluso in 2001; and his grandson, Samuel Egnoto. Joe is survived by his daughter, JoAnne Egnoto of Liverpool; two grandchildren, Debbie (Arthur) Brown and Donna (David) Crowley; three great-grandsons, Arthur, David and Anthony and…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Gallina, Rose Bovenzi

                                                                                                                                                                        September 22, 2008 Rose Bovenzi Gallina, 92, of Syracuse, passed away Monday at Loretto. She was a life resident of Syracuse and retired from G.E. where she worked for many years. Her husband, Peter Gallina passed away in 1971. She is survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Graveside services will be held on Friday, 9 a.m. at Assumption Cemetery. Farone & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                        • Geddes III, William L.

                                                                                                                                                                          PLATTSBURGH -- William L. Geddes III, 74, of Beekman Street and formerly of Bluewater Drive, Parker, Ariz., died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh., He was born in Norwalk, Conn., on Nov. 1, 1933, the son of William L. Geddes Jr., and the former Genevieve Koronkiewcz., Bill worked at Nash Engineering in Norwalk, Conn., retiring in 1980 after 30 years of service., He loved to spend his extra time camping and fishing and being with nature., Survivors include his former spouse,…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Geoca, Peter T.

                                                                                                                                                                            may call at Jennings, Nulton &Mattle Funeral Home, 1704 Penfield Rd., Friday 4-8 P.M. where Trisaghion will be held at 7 P.M. Services will be held Saturday 10 A.M. at Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, 962 East Ave., 14607. Interment White Haven Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Peter's memory may be made to Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation or James Wilmot Cancer Center at Strong.

                                                                                                                                                                            • Gibson, John

                                                                                                                                                                              10 a.m. Friday, at GIMINSKI-WYSOCKI FUNERAL HOME. Interment: Loomis Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday, 1320 W. Genesee St. Giminski-Wysocki Funeral Home, Inc. 1320 W. Genesee St. Syracuse, New York 13204

                                                                                                                                                                              • Gibson, Mark W.

                                                                                                                                                                                may call at HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, 3648 Ransomville Road, Ransomville, on Wednesday from 7-9 PM and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral services will be held Friday, September 26th at 11:00 AM in St. John Lutheran Church, 420 Lockport St., Youngstown, with the Rev. Richard Blemaster officiating. Burial will follow in the St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Youngstown. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Mark Gibson Children Fund, c/o First Niagara Bank, PO Box 58, Ransomville, NY 14131 would be most…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Gifford, Waneta R.

                                                                                                                                                                                  and relatives are invited to call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening, Sept. 25, 2008, at the Clark, Winter & Courtney Funeral Home, 25 Townsend St., Walton. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday morning at Pines Brook Baptist Church, with the Rev. Carl Butler, officiating. Burial will follow in Walton Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Waneta's memory may be sent to Catskill Area Hospice, 1 Birchwood Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820, Walton EMS, 59-61 West St., Walton, NY 13856, or Enhance DVH, 1 Titus…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Ginardi, Daniel J.

                                                                                                                                                                                    GINARDI, Daniel J. Age 85, of Roe Ave., Elmira, NY, died on Sunday, September 21, 2008, at the Chemung County Nursing Facility. It was Danny's request that there will be no calling hours. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Saint Patrick Church, Elmira at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 25, Rev. Walter Wainwright, Celebrant. Interment will follow in Saint Peter and Paul Cemetery, Elmira, with Full Military Honors. Those wishing may make memorials to Blessed Sacrament Parish, 604 Park Place,…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Glenn, John Charles

                                                                                                                                                                                      September 23, 2008 John Charles Glenn of 6419 Cty. Hwy. 18, son of Jack and Kathryn Siders Glenn, died September 23, 2008, following a construction accident. He was born February 12, 1957 in Quantico, VA, and was a 28-year employee of Upstate Office Equipment. John was a member and past master of Sanger Lodge 129 F & AM and a member of Alliance Lodge 1097 F & AM. He is survived by his ladies, Loie Hodge and Rosemary Mink; his brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Kris Glenn of Broadway, VA; his sons,…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Gold, Lucy R. (Busch)

                                                                                                                                                                                        will be present to receive friends Friday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at BEACH-TUYN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5541 Main St. (at Cayuga Rd.), Williamsville, where funeral service will be held Saturday at a time to be announced.,

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Golem, Ruth D.

                                                                                                                                                                                          may call Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at John O. Roth Funeral Home, Inc., 25 William St. (between Morgan and Broad Sts.), in Tonawanda. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11 AM at Salem United Church of Christ, 114 Morgan St., in Tonawanda. The Rev. John L. Tipton will officiate. A private burial will be in Elmlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Salem United Church of Christ or to Hospice Buffalo Foundation.Visit www.legacy.com/tonawanda-news for on-line…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Gould, Richard A.

                                                                                                                                                                                            GOULD - Richard A. August 27, 2008, of West Seneca, NY, son of the late Gerard and Jeanette (Breidenstein) Gould; brother of the late Robert Gould; dear uncle of Gerald (Lynnette) Gould and James and Kaylee Gould; dear friend of Raymond (Colleen) Baird, Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, September 27 at 10:30 AM at Blessed John XXIII Parish, at Harlem Rd. and Arcade St. at 10:30 AM. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery. Arrangements by SIECK &MAST FUNERAL HOME…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Grandinetti, Lorraine

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Gray, Jerald L. "Jerry The Painter"

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Green, Florence Ada

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Florence Ada Green, 90, of Medina, NY, passed away on Saturday, September 20, 2008, at the Medina Memorial Hospital. Born on November 14, 1917 in Oswego Co., NY, she was the daughter of the late Harry A. and Mary O. (Hicks) Cole.Florence and her parents moved to their Lydonville farm in 1918. She graduated from Lyndonville High School in 1936, and in 1939 went to Brockport State College for teaching. On December 20, 1941, she married the late Lloyd Green and both worked on the family farm. Together they…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Guzzi, Joan

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                                                                                                                                                                                                  • HOWARD ROSCO AYLOR

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Howard Rosco Aylor, 84, passed away peacefully Monday (Sept. 22, 2008) at his home. Howard was born June 6, 1924 in Granger, a son of Raymond and Hazel (Mehlenbacher) Aylor. He was a retired welder for the Acme Electric Company in Cuba. He then worked with Curt Crandall Memorials in Caneadea. He married Marjorie Weinhauer on Oct. 20, 2000, she survives. In addition to his parents, Howard was also predeceased by his first wife, Anna Mae Ruth (Hanchett) Aylor; a granddaughter, Kimberly Ann Aylor; and a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Hacker, Warren

                                                                                                                                                                                                      will be present on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Cleveland Hill Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC. 569 Cleveland Drive. Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM at St. Luke Lutheran Church (900 Maryvale Dr. at Union Rd.). Friends Invited. If desired memorials may be made to St. Luke Kitchen Fund or the American Diabetes Assoc. On line register book www.Amigone.com,

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Hallenbeck, Edward Lee

                                                                                                                                                                                                        HALLENBECK, Edward Lee Age 62, of Campbell, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 23, 2008, at the Bath VA Hospital. For complete obituary information, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Hamilton, Elizabeth

                                                                                                                                                                                                          HAMILTON, Elizabeth Age 91, formerly of Stannards, NY and Genesee, PA, died Wednesday, September 24, 2008. Arrangements (1-800-942-2258) are entrusted to the OLNEY Funeral Home, Ulysses, PA.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Hamilton, Marjorie D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Hamilton, Marjorie D. Rochester: On Sept 19, 2008. Predeceased by her sister Gladys &brother Alan Hamilton. Survived by her caretaker and cousin Joyce (Alfred) Dahrsnin and their family; David &Doug (Kathy) Dahrsnin; Sarah &Emily Dahrsnin &a host of special friends. Marge retired from the Greece Central School District. Marge's family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to the Staff of Hastings 3, St. John's Home, for their skilled &compassionate care. A Service of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Hardaway, Clifton J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hardaway, Clifton J. Rochester: Born September 8, 1980 entered into rest on September 19, 2008. Survived by his mother, Sharon; father, Clifford (Regina); sisters, Sharese, Sherelle, Precious, Marlin and Angel; brothers, Torre, Troy and Steven; grandparents, Lula Tolbert and Willola Torrance; and a host of relatives and friends. Service will be held Friday, September 26th at 11 AM at Emmanuel Church of Jesus, 295 Gregory St., Rochester, NY.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Harold Kettler

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Harold Kettler died Tuesday, September 23, 2008. He was born on February 9, 1930, the son of Raymond and Dorothy (Bowdish) Kettler in Ft. Plain.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Harriette Ann (Pannaci) Wilder

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Harriette Ann (Pannaci) Wilder, 99, died on Sunday, August 31, 2008, at Ridgewood Nursing Home in Washington, N.C. where she has resided for several years.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Heberger, Robert J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    may call Thursday 4-7 PM at Farrell-Ryan Funeral Home, 777 Long Pond Rd. (between English and Latta). Funeral Mass 11:00 Friday at St. Charles Borromeo Church. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers friends wishing may contribute to the Jared Peck Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o McQuaid Jesuit High School, 1800 S. Clinton Ave., 14618

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Heinz, Philip

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Hejna, Michael E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        HEJNA - Michael E. September 23, 2008; beloved husband of Christine (nee Gredzicki); dear father of Jennifer (Leonard) Eynon and Michele (Robert Jr.) Klinko; grandfather of Rebecca, Julianna and Brendan; son of Eugene and Rose Hejna; dear brother of Paul (Martha), Kenneth (Karen) Hejna and Amy (Peter) Murphy; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral from The PACER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1949 Clinton St. (3 blocks west of S. Ogden St.), Friday 9 AM and St. Casimirs Church 9:30. Visitation Thursday 1-4…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Helen Leona Culver Cramer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Helen Leona Culver Cramer went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, September 23, 2008. She was born on January 6, 1912 in Wells, NY, the daughter of Ernest and Daisy Gifford Culver.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Henricks, Eleanor L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Eleanor L. Henricks of Endicott Eleanor L. Henricks, 66, passed away on Tuesday, September 23, 2008, at Wilson Memorial Hospital. She is survived by three daughters and a son-in-law, Elise Henricks, M.D., and Tony Dutzik, Boston, Mass., Colette Henricks, Austin, Tex., and Heather Henricks, Seattle, Wash.; three grandchildren, Max Dutzik Henricks, Miles Dutzik Henricks and Noah Vincent Polit; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Macaire Boos, Detroit, Mich., Darien and Tom Knapp, Chicago, Ill.; five nieces and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Henry, Marguerite B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Marguerite B. Henry of Hallstead, Pa. Marguerite B. Henry, 77, of Hallstead, Pa., passed away September 24, 2008, in Susquehanna, Pa. She was the wife of Leigh Henry who died in 1982. Marguerite is survived by seven children, Sandra Gill, Andrew Henry and wife, Georgia, Jerrold Henry, Dale Henry, Ronald Henry and wife, Susan, Lorena Henry, and Raymond Henry; three sisters, Evelyn Cramer, Eleanor and Delmont Henry and Leona Hobarth; a good friend, Rudy; 17 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and several…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Herrick, Erwin M. "Buddy"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                will be present at the Harry A. Wedekindt Funeral Home, 280 Grover Cleveland Hwy., at North Bailey, Amherst, Friday 2-4 and 6-8 PM, where a Memorial Service will be held Saturday at 11:00 AM. Friends invited. Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice Foundation, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227 or the charity of your choice. Arrangements:John E. Roberts Funeral Home.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Hill, John C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ONEONTA _ John C. Hill, 48, of Oneonta, passed away Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, at the M.I. Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown. John was born Nov. 21, 1959, in Cobleskill, the son of John D. and Doris (Longe) Hill. John worked for many years as an automobile mechanic for Country Club Chevrolet in Oneonta, where he specialized in transmission repair. He lived free and loved to ride his Harley with his companion, Jacqueline Negron. John always put other people before himself, and at the time of his death, his…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Horan, Phyllis A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Phyllis A. (nee Niethe) Horan, 74, of Tonawanda, entered into rest on Sunday, September 21, 2008 at home. Born August 18, 1934 to the late Otto and Margarette (nee Hauenstein) in North Tonawanda. Wife of the late Donald R., who passed away on September 17, 1980.Beloved mother of Brian, Shelley (Peter) Gruntz and Brad (Katherine); grandmother of Latoya, Lamar, Jeffrey, Peter Jr. and Anna; sister of Harold (Lois) Niethe; also surviving are several nieces and nephews.A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday 5…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Horan Jr., Edwin V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • House, Ethel Lillian

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        September 19, 2008 Ethel Lillian House, 87, formerly of Lakeshore Road, Cicero, passed away September 19, 2008, in Philadelphia, PA. She was born near Little Falls, NY, and was a graduate of Herkimer High School, Herkimer, NY. She retired from the New York State Thruway Authority in 1986 after 16 years employment as a receptionist. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Cicero, NY. She is preceded in death by her husband Carl House in who passed in 1997. She is survived by a son, Larry C. House…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Howard Rosco Aylor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Howard Rosco Aylor, 84, passed away peacefully Monday (Sept. 22, 2008) at his home. Howard was born June 6, 1924, in Granger, a son of Raymond and Hazel (Mehlenbacher) Aylor. He was a retired welder for the Acme Electric Co in Cuba. He then worked with Curt Crandall Memorials in Caneadea. He married Marjorie Weinhauer on Oct. 20, 2000. She survives. Howard is survived by his wife, Marjorie; his children, Brenda Lee (James) Rightmeyer of Hunt, Linda Lee (Chuck) Franklin of Belfast, Darrell Lee (Jan) Aylor of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Howland, Amelia R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home, 7447 Amboy Rd. Saturday 9:30 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Our Lady Help of Christians 10 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends may visit Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Hospice VNA of Central Jersey, 176 Riverside Ave., Redbank 07701, or Protectors of the Pine Oak Woods would be appreciated. Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home Family Owned & Operated since 1841 www.SILive.com/obits

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Howland, Norman E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              HOWLAND - Norman E.September 22, 2008 of Eden, NY; age 64; beloved husband of the late Colleen (Lennon) Howland; loving father of Natalie (Mark) Sheffield and Nancy (Steve) Tulipane; grandfather of seven grandchildren; brother of Roseann (Wayne) Richardson and Richard (Christine) Howland. Friends may call Thursday evening from 7-9 PM and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at The WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 10634 Main St. (Rte. 62), North Collins, NY, where Funeral Services will be held Saturday morning at 9:15, followed…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Hunter, Darcel E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Immordino, Virginia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  may call on Thursday from 2 – 5 and 7 – 9 PM at the M.J.COLUCCI and SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 MILITARY ROAD, NIAGARA FALLS, NY, where funeral services will begin on Friday, September 26 th at 9:00 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM in St. John de LaSalle Church, 8469 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY. Entombment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Niagara Falls, NY. Visit www.legacy.com/niagara-gazette for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • James P. Straney

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    James P. Straney, 54, of 821 E. Monroe St., Little Falls, passed away Monday, September 22, 2008, at Albany Medical Center, Albany. He was born on April 15, 1954, in Rochester, the son of James A. and Patricia (Schoff) Straney of Ava. He was a graduate of Rome Free Academy, Rome. He also graduated from SUNY Albany with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. He was united in marriage to Jan A. Nesom on August 28, 1998, in Little Falls. A member of Holy Family Parish Church, Little Falls, Mr. Straney was also…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Jami S. Jackson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jami S. Jackson, 28, of Main St., Coopers Plains died Saturday, September 20, 2008 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She was born August 11, 1980 in Phoenix, AZ the daughter of Allan and Roxanne (Bennett) Krise. She graduated from Corning-Painted Post West High School in 1998. Jami dedicated her life to her three children. She is survived by her husband, David Jackson of Bath, sons, David II, Dominic, and Damion, mother, Roxanne Krise of Coopers Plains, Mother-In-Law, Janice Potter (Dan), sister, Kelly Krise…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Jarzynski, Caroline

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Caroline (nee Schebell) Jarzynski, age 86, of Lockport, died suddenly. She was a member of All Saints Parish and an avid card player.She was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Norbert L. Jarzynski, Sr.; loving mother of Norbert L. (Trish) Jarzynski Jr. and Mary (Philip) Schillaci; cherished grandmother of James (Ruth) Jarzynski, Mara (David) Kachelski, Sam Schillaci, Christine Schillaci, Laura (Joe) Lorenz, and Keri Schillaci; also survived by six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.A…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Jeffords, Dennis J. "Jamie"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may call at HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, 3648 Ransomville Road, Ransomville, on Wednesday from 6-9 PM. Graveside Services will be held Thursday, September 25th at 11:00 AM in Niagara Falls Memorial Park Cemetery, Military Rd., Lewiston, with the Rev. David Rugg officiating. Memorials may be made to the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Co., Ambulance Fund, PO Box 387, Youngstown, NY 14174, or to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094.Visit www.legacy.com/niagara-gazette for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Keane, MaryLynn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Keane, MaryLynn GREECE: September 24, 2008. Predeceased by her brother, Jerome Keane. Survived by her children, Susan (Bruce) Painting, David (Kym) Pettitt, James Pettitt &Robert (Cherie) Pettitt; grandchildren, Stephen, Emma, Abbey, Brendan &Canyon; sisters, Joan (Donald) Jones &Shirley (Robert) Pettitt; sister-in-law, Lorraine Laws; several nieces &nephews. For more information about MaryLynn, visit: www.aliferemembered.com BARTOLOMEO &PEROTTO Funeral Home Inc,1411 Vintage Ln (between…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Keir, Constance A. "Connie"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                are invited to attend Graveside Services, Sat. at 11 o'clock at Parma Union Cemetery. Those wishing may contribute to Interlakes Oncology, 1561 Long Pond Rd., Roch. 14626 or a charity of your choice in Connie's memory. Thomas E Burger Funeral Home Inc

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Kelly, Phyllis M. (Matheis)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  invited to a Mass of Christian Burial from Christ the King R.C. Church, Saturday, September 27 at 11 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials to Hospice Buffalo.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kennedy, John K.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave, Castleton Corners Saturday. Mass of Christian Burial St. Adalbert's Church 10 A.M. Private committal Rosehill Crematory to follow. Friends will be received Thursday 7-9 P.M. and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions to The American Lung Association would be greatly appreciated. www.SILive.com/obits

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kessler, Duane Edward

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY, Thursday, September 25th, 2008, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Funeral services celebrating the life of Duane Edward Kessler will be held following the gathering hours at 1:00 p.m. Graveside committal prayers will be offered following the funeral celebration in the Elmwood Cemetery, Caton, NY, where Duane will be placed next to his dearly missed wife, Marian. Chaplin Mike Stanley will officiate. To honor…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kilmer, Mary M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        September 24, 2008 Mary M. Kilmer, 82, of Auburn, died September 24, 2008 at Auburn Memorial Hospital. Visiting hours will be Friday, September 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Langham Funeral Home, 75 E. Genesee St., Auburn. Funeral services will be Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Alphonsus Church. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Contributions to Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes, 134 E. Genesee St., Auburn.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • King, A. Gwynn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Klima, John C. "Casey"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            invited. Online register book at www.Amigone.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Koenig, Louise R. (Lancaster)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              KOENIG - Louise R. (nee Lancaster)Of Hamburg, NY, born May 12, 1944, passed away on Saturday, September 20, 2008 leaving behind her beloved husband of 45 years, Gerard J.Koenig and two beloved daughters, Laura Cornell and Margaret (Roger) Browning. She is also survived by five loving grandchildren, Amber, Ricky, Roger Jr., Joseph and Rachel; two loving great-grandchildren, Makenzie and JJ; a brother, Paul; a sister, Maggie; her Aunt Marion; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Kotzer, Peter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                September 22, 2008 Dr. Peter Kotzer, 74, of Auburn, died unexpectedly Monday, September 22, 2008. He is survived by four children, his brother and three sisters, several nieces and nephews, and cousins. Services 9 a.m. Saturday from the Plis Funeral Home and 9:30 a.m. in St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. Burial in St. Nicholas Cemetery, Half Acre. Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 220 State St., Auburn. Contributions to St. Nicholas Church.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Krentz, Emil E. "Junie"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Emil E. “Junie” Krentz passed away September 22, 2008 in Buffalo General Hospital. Born August 18, 1920 in Buffalo, he was the son of the late Emil and Loretta (Gagear) Krentz. Emil served in the US Army from 1942 to 1944 during WWII. While in service he earned the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, two Bronze Stars, Philippine Liberation Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Meritorious Unit Award and Victory Medal World War II. Emil worked as an auto mechanic, which he has been since he was a teenager, at Rathke…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kuzmier, Michael

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will be present to receive friends Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at BEACH-TUYN FUNERAL HOME INC., 5541 Main St., (at Cayuga Rd.), Williamsville, where prayers will be offered Saturday morning at 9:15, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Amelias Church, Tonawanda, at 10 AM. Friends invited. Memorials may be made to the Cantalician Center for Learning.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • L'Hommedieu Jr., Raymond E. "Poppy"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      may call at the Leo M. Bean and Sons Funeral Home, 2771 Chili Ave. Friday 4-7 P.M. Memorial Service Saturday 3 PM at Chili Presbyterian Church, 3000 Chili Ave., Roch., NY 14624. Interment Chili Presbyterian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Church Memorial Fund.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • LaGrega, Maureen C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • LaMark, Deborah A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          September 23, 2008 Deborah A. LaMark, 52, Camillus, mother of Sarah N. LaMark of Syracuse, died Tuesday at her home. Mrs. LaMark was a corporate trainer for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utica for many years. She was currently enrolled in the nursing program at O.C.C. Besides her daughter, she is survived by her parents, Richard and Esther Frederick; brothers, David and Donald all of Adams Center, NY. The funeral is Saturday, 2 p.m. at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, 632 State St., Watertown. Calling hours…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • LaRocque, James J. "Jimmy"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            BLOOMVILLE _ James J. "Jimmy" LaRocque, 68, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at home, after a short illness. The son of the late Gerald D. and Evelyn (Gardner) LaRocque, he was born Nov. 29, 1939, in Malone, served in the United States Army (1956 to 1957), after which he moved to Bloomville, where he married Patricia A. Quackenbush, Feb. 18, 1961. Jimmy always enjoyed tinkering and working on his cars, and was employed most of his life as an automobile mechanic. He also operated…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • LaVenture, James Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              CHAMPLAIN -- James J. LaVenture passed away on Aug. 10, 2008, after a courageous battle with cancer. Jim was born on April 2, 1957, in Plattsburgh, the son of Andrus R. and Madeline (St. Andrew) LaVenture., Jim graduated from Northeastern Clinton Central School in 1975. After graduation, Jim moved to Florida and joined the U.S. Navy, where he served for four years as a corpsman. After leaving the Navy, Jim remained in San Francisco, Calif., where he met and married the love of his life, Lou (Pinet)…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • LaVine, Blanche Pollets

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Formerly of Middletown, NY Blanche Pollets LaVine, a homemaker and former elementary school teacher in Middletown, NY, and a two-year resident of Florida, formerly of Middletown, NY, entered peacefully into rest on Tuesday, September 23, 2008, at home in Tampa, FL. She was 86. The daughter of Maurice B. and Lillian Berman Pollets, she was born October 24, 1921 in Brooklyn, NY. She was the widow of Albert H. LaVine, who predeceased her on February 16, 2007. Blanche was a member of Temple Sinai in Middletown,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lakios, Maroulina

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lee, Alice Quinn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Alice Quinn Lee of Norwich Alice Quinn Lee, 89, of Norwich, died on September 18, 2008 after a brief illness. She was born on December 22, 1918, the only child of Maurice Quinn and Laura Newton Quinn. Alice was a bright student who finished Norwich High School at the early age of sixteen. She went on to graduate from Cornell University with honors. In 1942, Alice married David F. Lee, Jr., a local attorney, who later became a Justice of the New York State Supreme Court. Alice worked for a period of time in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Leonard, Daniel John

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Leonard, Daniel John (Danny and Rican) Macedon: Passed away at home after a long courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by his mother, Charlotte "Marion" Leonard, father, Robert Leonard and sister, Mary "Thompson" Leonard and critters, Daisy, Rimsky, Sable and Banderas. He is survived by his loving wife, Kim (Vogan) Leonard and critters Mr. Magoo and Cookie Cutter; daughter Kristin Leonard Garcia with 2 grandchildren Justin and Brianna; sisters, Amy Leonard and Bonita Leonard,…


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Leshner, Helen Rotgerberg

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Monticello, NY Helen Rotgerberg Leshner, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on Tuesday, September 23, 2008. She passed away after fighting a long illness and was at home surrounded by family. She was the only daughter of the late Hyman and Dora Rotgerberg and was born on May 26, 1927 in Paris, France. Helen met the love of her life, Mischa Leshner, as a guest at The Harmony Country Club in Monticello. She took on an active role in the hotel business until its sale in 1967. Helen was best known…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Linfoot, Ruth L.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • LoPinto, Frank P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lofaso, Frank

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2-5 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to the Lofaso House, c/o Community Resources for the Developmentally Disabled would be appreciated. www.SILive.com/obits

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Logie, June Jaye

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Avenue, West Brighton, Friday 10 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends will be received Thursday 2-4, 7-9 P.M. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned and Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the www.SiLive.com/obits

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lombaerde, Charles August

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Layton, NJ Mr. Charles August Lombaerde of Layton, NJ, a longtime resident of the area, died Wednesday, September 24, 2008, at Newton Memorial Hospital. He was 80. He was born July 20, 1928 in Paterson, NJ, the son of the late Charles James and Mary Standard Lombaerde. He married Carol Seidel 54 years ago on July 24, 1954 in Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Church in Paterson, NJ. He was an active member of St. James the Greater R.C. Church in Montague, NJ. Charles proudly served his country as a Sergeant in the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lopez, Georgiana M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lubniewski, Edmund

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Lubniewski, Marjorie L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Marjorie L. Lubniewski of West Corners Marjorie L. Lubniewski, of West Corners, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 23, 2008, at Wilson Memorial Hospital. She was born July 9, 1931 in Hudson, New York, to the late Clifford and Edna Grippin. She was married for 55 years to Edmund Lubniewski who passed away later the same day. She is survived by her sons and their spouses, Stephen (Jacqueline), Davidsonville, Md., Edmund (Joanne), Salisbury, Md., and John (Regina), Tucson, Ariz.;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ludwig, Dora M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ludwig, Dora M. Denver/Alton: Formerly of Alton, passed away September 9, 2008. She is survived by her daughter, Valerie Kay (Robert) Urano; 2 granddaughters; 4 great-grandchildren; sister, Ella Neverless; brothers, Robert and George Miller. A Memorial Service will be held 2 PM Saturday, September 27th at Christ Episcopal Church, Sodus Point, NY.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Lukew, Adam Seth

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lyons, Mary Premock

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mary Premock Lyons of Carbondale Mary Premock Lyons, 87, of Carbondale, died Tuesday, September 23, 2008, at the Carbondale Nursing Home. She was the widow of George Lyons, who died in 1985. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Martha Rushnock Premock. She was a graduate of Fell High School, Simpson. Prior to her retirement she was employed in several Carbondale Area Dress Factories. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the ladies auxiliary of Marian Community…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Malette, Mabel Farquhar

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MABEL FARQUHAR MALETTE, 85, of the Farrar Home, Malone, N.Y., died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at the Alice Hyde Medical Center., She was born Jan. 13, 1923, in Westville, N.Y., she was the daughter of Roy and Jessie Smith Farquhar., There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church, Chateaugay, N.Y., with the Rev. Francis Coryer officiating., Funeral arrangements were entrusted to St. Mary-Murphy Funeral Home, Inc.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Maloney, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                MALONEY - John J. September 22, 2008, of Hamburg, NY; beloved father of Patrick (Cynthia) Maloney, Molly Mangas and Georgia (Nickolas) Karnavas; loving brother of Mary (Keith) Rathbun, Patricia (Kenneth) Nicholas, Suzanne (Herbert) Bommer, Jean (Mark) Silke and the late Dennis Maloney; dear friend and ex-husband of Nancy Bajer and Glenora Maloney; also survived by nine grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. Friends received at the LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4199 Lakeshore Rd. (corner Camp Rd.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Mansfield, Myron P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Myron P. Mansfield, 84, of Murray, NY, 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 by…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Marin, Matthew K.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    may call Tuesday 7-9 PM and Wednesday from 2-4, 7-9 PM in the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo Avenue. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday 11 AM in Immaculate Conception RC Church, 4671 Townline Road, Ransomville. Please assemble at the church. The interment will be in Acacia Park Cemetery, Pendleton, NY.Visit www.LaneFuneralHome.com for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Markovits, Ida (Estoff)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      MARKOVITS - Ida (nee Estoff)September 24, 2008, daughter of the late Sarah and David Estoff; sister of Shirley (late Albert) Brownstein and the late Harvey Estoff; aunt of Donald (Valerie), James (Renee) and Harold (Pam) Brownstein; also survived by several great-nieces and nephews. Graveside Services will be held at White Chapel Cemetery (Niagara Falls Blvd. and Tonawanda Creek Rd.) Friday at 12 Noon. No prior visitations. In lieu of flowers, those wishing, may make donations in Idas memory to David, Sarah…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mary Jane (Wheeler) Wilson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mrs. Mary Jane (Wheeler) Wilson, 84, of Barringer Road, town of German Flatts, beloved wife of Charles “Charlie” Wilson, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday morning, Sept. 23, 2008, peacefully in her home. Funeral arrangements in care of the Enea Family Funeral Home, 4309 Acme Road, between Ilion and Frankfort, 894-8000, are incomplete at this time. A full obituary will follow and may also be viewed at www.eneafamily.com on the Internet.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Masci, Jeanne E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wakefield, RI Jeanne E. Masci, 60, of Sea View Avenue, Wakefield, RI, died Wednesday at home. She was the wife of Peter J. Masci. Born in Middletown, NY, she was a daughter of Francis and Kathleen (Imholtz) Edwards of Middletown, NY. Mrs. Masci was a certified teacher who worked in various positions in early childhood development. She is survived by a son, Peter J. and his wife, Jennifer (Coffey) Masci, Jr. of Franklin, MA; a daughter, Jessica K. Masci of Wakefield, MA; a grandson, Peter J. Masci, III; a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Maynard Daniel Sanford

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Maynard Daniel Sanford, 89, of Longwood died September 23., 2008.  He was born January 30, 1919 in Corning, NY.  He is survived by his wife, Velma Eileen, his sister, Beverly Kneale, 4 nieces: Ann Nassar, Joan Sutherland, Holly Huber, Ann Urquhart and 3 nephews: Jack Snyder, Jim Krauss and Bob Krauss and grandnieces and grandnephews.  He was a former member of the Central Florida Jazz Society and the Orlando Elks Lodge.  He served in the 1930’s in the US 7th Horse Cavalry and was a veteran of WWII. …

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mazyrka, Alexander

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MAZYRKA - Alexander Setpember 24, 2008; beloved husband of Katherine (Pukalo) Mazyrka; loving father of Nadine (Salvatore) Caci, Katherine (late Michael) Vester and Anne Mazyrka-George; loving grandfather of Alexander, Katherine and Larissa; son of the late Jacob and Anna (Hreceniak) Mazyrka; brother of Helen Mazyrka; predeceased by Mary (William) Powers and Frank Mazyrka; survived by many nieces and nephews. Family present to receive friends Friday from 4-8 PM at the PERNA-PELLEGRINO FUNERAL HOME, 1671…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mazza, Michael

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Michael Mazza, formerly of New Springville, and of Monroe Township, NJ on September 22, 2008. Beloved husband of Dawn (nee Anerella). Loving father of Andrew, Michele, Michael Jr., Joseph and Jessica. Dear son of Josephine and the late Andrew. Cherished brother of Rae Kohane, Gregory and Tony Mazza. Funeral Service Friday 11 A.M. at the JOHN VINCENT SCALIA HOME FOR FUNERALS, 28 ELTINGVILLE BLVD. (AT ELTINGVILLE STATION). Interment Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown, NJ. A…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • McClay, Eleanor Y.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Adored mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, choir director, teacher, writer, card shark, and friend passed away after a short illness just five days before her 98 th birthday. Born August 25, 1910 in Buffalo, New York, Ellie received her BA in music at Fredonia State College and taught at Barker, Lyndonville, and Wilson, NY. Central Schools. She spent the last 17 years in The Woodlands, Texas near her daughter, Raelle Frost and son-in-law, Dr. James Frost, Jr. and near her grandson James Frost, III, his…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • McDevitt K.S.G., KCHS, Robert L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Robert L. McDevitt, K.S.G., KCHS of Binghamton Robert Louis McDevitt, K.S.G., KCHS, died Monday, September 22, 2008, at his home. He was predeceased by his parents, James Francis McDevitt and Mary Graiff McDevitt. He was also predeceased by his wife, Catherine Ann Hurley McDevitt, LCHS. Mr. McDevitt was born in Binghamton, N.Y., and graduated from Georgetown University as a member of the Class of 1940. He entered the United States Army in 1942, served in the Pacific Theatre, and was honorably discharged. He…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • McGlynn, James D.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mercaldi Sr., Luigi Candido

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      LUIGI CANDIDO MERCALDI SR., 81, formally of Moores, died Sept. 7, 2008, at Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, Ala., with his family at his side., He was born Jan. 15, 1927, in Beverly, Mass., the son of the late Peter and Concetta (DePurenna) Mercaldi., A graveside service at St. Mary's Cemetery, Champlain, N.Y., will be held Monday, Sept. 29, 2008, at 11 a.m.� with Father Delbel officiating.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Miller, Franklin J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          December 17, 1912 - September 14, 2008 Port Charlotte, FL Franklin J. "Beef" Miller of Port Charlotte, FL, passed away on September 14, 2008, at his residence. Son of the late J. Joseph and Emma Reiger Miller, he was born in Newburgh, NY on December 17, 1912. Beef was an avid golfer and longtime employee of the DuPont Co. in Newburgh. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he proudly served in World War II. He was predeceased by his wife, Thelma Proctor Miller in 1985. His is survived by one sister, E. Marie…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Morath, Bonnie L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bonnie L. (Folwell) Morath, 54, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away peacefully September 22, 2008 at home, under the care of Niagara Hospice, surrounded by her family. She is survived by her father, Harry Folwell, Sr.; two children, Amy and Ronald Morath; two grandchildren, Melanie Rose and Arabella Morath and nine siblings and many, many nieces and nephews. Bonnie was predeceased by her mother, the late Elsie L. (nee Morse) Folwell. There will be no prior visitation. Private funeral services will be held at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mowry, Barbara A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call on Wednesday, September 24th from 5 – 7 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI and SON FUNERAL CHAPEL, 468-19th Street, Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services will immediately follow the visitation at 7:00 PM, with the Rev. Rodney Klinzing officiating. Visit www.legacy.com/niagara-gazette for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mroszczak, Walter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                are invited to meet the family Saturday 9:30 am at St. Stanislaus Church for his funeral mass. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. PAUL W. HARRIS FUNERAL HOME 570 Kings Highway So. 544-2041

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Nancy Eggleston Holcomb

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Nancy Eggleston Holcomb, formerly of Gloversville, NY, passed away peacefully September 17, in Mt. Pleasant, SC at the age of 91. She was born May 9, 1917.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Natale, Esther Presley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • O'Keefe, Anne Marie T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Paduano, Caroline T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          September 22, 2008 Caroline T. Paduano, 92, of Westvale, NY, passed away peacefully Monday, September 22, 2008, at Loretto-Fahey, Syracuse. She was born in Conneaut, Ohio, moving to Syracuse in 1951. Caroline was a longtime parishioner of St. Charles Borromeo Church and a chartered member of the Catholic Daughters of America. Her favorite past-times were golfing, tennis and bowling and spending time with her family. She was predeceased by her husband, Gerald F. Paduano in 1996; and son, Gerald N. Paduano in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Parnell, Rosemary V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may call at Jennings, Nulton &Mattle Funeral Home, 1704 Penfield Rd., Sunday 3-7 PM. Rosemary's Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday 11:15 AM at Assumption Church, 20 East Ave., Fairport. Interment, White Haven Memorial Park. Those wishing may contribute to Feed the Children, St. Labre Indian School or Hemlock United Methodist Church. For charity addresses or to light a candle of remembrance, please visit: www.jenningsnultonmattlefh.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Petrangelo, Vera L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PETRANGELO, Vera L. Age 79 of Horseheads, NY passed away on Tuesday September 23, 2008. Vera was born on May 21, 1929 in Germany the daughter of the late Herman and Martha Schroder Meyer. She was the Co-Owner of Bonning's Bakery in Horseheads, NY. She was pre-deceased by her husband William B. Petrangelo on December 28, 1998; daughter and son-in-law: Barbara and Grant Vennel; sister Ingeborg and sister-in-law: Crystal Meyer. Mrs. Petrangelo is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law: Beverly and Percy…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Pickard, James F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Saturday at 3 p.m. at the United Church of DeRuyter. Calling hours will be Saturday from 2 to 3 p.m. at the church. Smith Funeral Home, DeRuyter, has arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pitts, Craig L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  will be present on Sunday from 2-4 PM at the (Delaware Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 1132 Delaware Ave. Visitation will be held from Thankful Baptist Church, 177 Sumner Pl., Buffalo on Monday from 10:00-11:00 AM where funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM. Family and friends invited. On-line guest register at www.Amigone.com,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Porter, Howard J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    HOWARD J. PORTER, 71, of Altona, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh., He was born in Lyon Mountain Nov. 26, 1936, son of the late Fred S. and Magdelina (Lancto) Porter., hours will be Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 3123 Miner Farm Road, Altona. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday, Sept. 25, at 11 a.m. from St. Edmund's Church in Ellenburg. Burial will follow in Whispering Maples Mausoleum in Ellenburg Depot., Online…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Porter, Howard J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ALTONA -- Howard J. Porter, 71, of Altona, passed away Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born in Lyon Mountain on Nov. 26, 1936, son of the late Fred S. and Magdelina (Lancto) Porter., Howard was a life-long truck driver. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed NASCAR, especially Dale Ernhart Jr., Howard is survived by his companion, Betty Jarvis of Altona; four children, Fred Porter and his wife, Lisa of Altona, Chrystal and Brian of Gouverneur, Robin Lefebvre and her husband,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Priblo, Marie Betti

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Marie Betti Priblo of Binghamton and Englewood, Fla. Marie Betti "Concie" Priblo, of Binghamton and Englewood, Fla., passed away Monday, September 22, 2008, after a long illness. She was predeceased by her parents and two brothers. She leaves behind her loving husband of over fifty years, John Priblo, Binghamton and Englewood, Fla.; her children, Jack and Lee Priblo, Alpharetta, Ga., Melissa and John Chapman, Binghamton, Janet Priblo, Palisades Park, N.J., Vince and Jody Priblo, Leonia, N.J.;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Pryor, Connie L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          September 23, 2008 Connie L. Pryor, of Oswego, died Tuesday at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse. A native of Volney, Connie had resided in Oswego since 1950. She retired in 2003 as a cook at Kingsford Elementary School in Oswego after working as an assistant cook at Oswego High School. She had previously owned and operated Star Diner in Oswego during the 1950s. Connie was a communicant of the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Fulton. She was predeceased by a brother, Vito Lazzaro III; and sisters, Frances…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Puca Sr., Joseph M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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 www.SILive.com/obits

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Purvis, Richard Lee "Dick"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends are invited to call at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/ Southport, on Saturday, September 27, 2008, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. with Funeral and Committal Service Saturday at 3:00 p.m. Dick will be laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, next to his beloved wife, Marie at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, those wishing are asked to please make memorials to The Children's Hospital Foundation, Philadelphia, PA, you may donate online at www.chop.edu.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • ROBERT H. DECKER

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Robert H. Decker, 84, passed away Sunday (Sept. 21, 2008) following a lengthy illness. He was born May 18, 1924 at home in Bristol, the son of Hovey Lee and Anna Decker. He served in the Army during World War II and was a herdsman for Hopkins Dairy Farms for 20 years. The following 17 years he worked at Westinghouse and Phillips Lighting Company in Bath as an electrician in the maintenance department until retirement in 1986. He leaves behind his wife of 62 years, Agnes Lyke Decker; two daughters, Connie…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • RUTH L. VALLEAU

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ruth L. Valleau, 48, passed away Tuesday (Sept. 23, 2008) at the Vincent House in Wayland. She was born in Hornell on Aug. 25, 1960, the daughter of the late Raymond and Virginia Beale Vanderworken. She was employed as a press operator for Allen-Bailey Tag and Label of Caledonia. She is survived by her spouse, David Shillinger of Conesus; one brother, Thomas Vanderworker of Greigsville; aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous friends. Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Hindle Funeral Home,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Ralabate, Michelle M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    RALABATE, Michelle M. - Dearest Daughter, Happy Birthday.In our hearts forever, with deepest love.MOM, DAD AND MARK,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ramann, Albert F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Reilly, Robert H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ricotta, Sarah K.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          RICOTTA - Sarah K. September 24, 2008. Wife of the late Louis J. Ricotta; mother of Salvatore (Sylvia), Philip J. (Maureen) Ricotta, Fanny L. (Donald) Josker and Joann (late Jack) Feno; sister of Grace (Gerald) Lebron and Mary (late Augustine) Medina; also survived by grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Funeral Services private. Arrangements by JOHN E. ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Robert J. “Bob” Lyons

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The friends of Robert J. Lyons, 56, of Fairway Rd., Corning mourn his passing on Tuesday, September 23, 2008.  Bob was born October 13, 1951 in Corning, NY and is predeceased by his parents, Paul and Dorothy Lyons.  A graduate of East High School, Bob's career was with Corning Incorporate, Sullivan Park, where he worked for 30 years.  An avid sports fan, Bob's greatest joy was watching the NY Giants win the 2008 Super Bowl.  He will be greatly missed by his many friends and co-workers. …

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Roberts, Eileen M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              are invited to a Memorial Mass 10:30 A.M. Sat. at Holy Trinity Church, 1460 Ridge Rd., Webster. Private inurnment, White Haven Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Visiting Nurse Hospice, 2180 Empire Blvd., Webster, NY 14580. Willard H. Scott Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rogers, Mary Madormo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mary Madormo Rogers of Binghamton Mary Madormo Rogers, 84, of Binghamton, died Wednesday, September 24, 2008, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband, Earl Rogers, Sr.; and her son, Earl Rogers, Jr.; her brothers and sisters-in-law, Anthony and Rose Madormo, and Domonic and Marie Madormo. Mary is survived by her sister, Delina Gaul, Binghamton; a niece, Rosemarie Yezzi and Eric Eaton, Binghamton; a nephew, Michael and Jeanie Gaul, N.J.; brother-in-law, Francis and Angelina…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Rood Sr., Jack M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jack M. Rood, Sr. of Hallstead, Pa. Jack M. Rood, Sr., 76, Hallstead, Pa., passed away in Montrose, September 18, 2008, after years of declining health. He was predeceased by his first wife, Patricia Rood, who was the mother of their three children. Jack is survived by his children and their spouses, Charles and Nancy Rood, Hillsborough, N.J., Jack Jr. and Peggy Rood, Endicott, N.Y., Deborah and Jeffery Vance, Winterville, Ga.; his wife of 35 years, Linda L. Rood; brothers and sisters and spouses, Geraldine…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rook, Josephine V. (Romanowski)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ROOK - Josephine V. (nee Romanowski)September 24, 2008, beloved wife of the late Stanley A. Rook; dear mother of Stan (Lenette) and Joseph (Barbara) Rook; loving grandmother of Nancy (Dennis) Laska, Michael (Rebecca) Rohan, Christopher, David (Jennie) Rook and Amy (Michael) Levin; great-grandmother of Madeleine and Brendan Rohan and Jacob and Thomas Rook; predeceased by brothers and sisters; survived by nieces and nephews.Funeral from the KOLANO FUNERAL HOME, 396 Amherst St., (near Grant) Saturday 9 AM and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • RoseMarie Friedl

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      RoseMarie Friedl of Whitesville, formerly of Fillmore, went to go live with our Lord on Sunday (Sept. 21, 2008). She was predeceased by Robert, her cherished husband and partner for 50 years; a son, Timothy D. Friedl; and a dear friend, Raymond Fry. She is survived by many who loved her, Robert (Lisa) Friedl, Thomas (Dawn) Friedl, Nancy (Wayne) Rowland, Bernadette (Danny) Waters, Annmarie (John) Wise, Mary (Everett) Rose, Michael Friedl and a daughter-in-law, Susan Friedl; 25 grandchildren; 11…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rosenberg, David J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Rosenberg, David J. Rochester: September 22, 2008. Survived by sons, Michael Rosenberg and Stephen (Anita) Rosenberg; grandchildren, Avi, Mikki, Matti, Etan, Katie, Olivia and Ethan Rosenberg; Florence and Sandy Goldstein; and Lita Zingaro. Funeral Services and interment were held at B'nai Israel Cemetery in Olean, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to Strong Regional Burn and Trauma Center. Shiva will be observed in Philadelphia. A local memorial service will be announced at a later date.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rozler, Donald R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ROZLER - Donald R. September 22, 2008. Husband of 55 years to Elinor (Palmer) Rozler; father of Dennis, Brian, Mark (Regina), Randy and the late Terry Rozler; grandfather of Christine, Tiffany and Jennifer; great-grandfather of Savannah and Alexander; son of the late Ruth Rozler. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at the (Buffalo Chapel) THOMAS H. McCARTHY FUNERAL HOME, 1975 Seneca St., 825-4454, on Saturday at 1 PM.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rudolph J. Cvitan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rudolph J. Cvitan, 81, of East Falmouth, Mass., and formally of Little Falls, lost his battle with cancer on August 1, 2008. He was a graduate of St. Mary’s Academy, R.T.I. and attended Syracuse University. Rudy and his late wife, Betty Jane DeVere, owned the Grafton Inn in East Falmouth and he had his own R.J.C. Associates business, being a representative for computers and electronics. He leaves a son, two daughters, seven grandchildren and his sister, Millie Lewis of Little Falls.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rudzki, Helen G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              RUDZKI, Helen G. "Babcie" Age 81, of Elmira, was reunited with her husband, Vincent P. Rudzki, on Wednesday, September 24, 2008. Helen was born October 21, 1926 in West Paterson, NJ, the daughter of Frank and Lottie Muzyniski Puzniewski. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Vincent P. and Lynda Rudzki of Morrisville, NC, with children, Jonathan (Pam), Christopher and Krystal; daughters and sons-in-law, Bernadette M. and Raymond Kreydatus, with children, Raymond, James (Melanie…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rusciani, Martha A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                VOORHEES, N.J. -- Martha A. Rusciani (nee Bishop) died on Sept. 22, 2008, of Voorhees, N.J., formerly of South Jersey area, Clairmont, Fla., Plattsburgh and Staten Island, N.Y. Age 76. Beloved wife of the late Leonard J. Rusciani., Loving mother of, Rose Rusciani of Manhattan, N.Y., Linda Heath (Stephen) of Voorhees, N.J., Leonard J. Rusciani Jr. (Rosalyn) of Waterford, N.J., Lisa A. Tushla (Scott) of Ventura, Calif., and the late John and the late Lenore Rusciani. Dear grandmother of, William and Stephen…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ruth S. Deere

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ruth S. Deere, 88, of Bunker Hill Road, Mayfield, died Tuesday, September 23, 2008, at the Nathan Littauer Hospital.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Ryan, Francis D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    September 18, 2008 Francis D. Ryan, 74, of Cato, died Thursday at his home. He retired from Stott & Davis. He enjoyed playing softball where he participated in Auburn City leagues and county leagues. Francis was inducted into the Auburn Softball Hall of Fame in 1997. He was an avid outdoorsmen. Francis is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Barbara Ward Ryan; daughters, Brenda (Ronald) ReSue of Elmira, Donna (David) Paddock of New Woodstock, Jennifer Ryan of Auburn; sons, Craig (Debra) Ryan of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Rychter, Sophie M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      September 22, 2008 Sophie M. Rychter died September 22, 2008 at the Iroquois Nursing Home. She was a resident of Eastwood for 56 years and most recently resided at the Hearth at Greenpoint. She was born in Yonkers, NY on October 22, 1919 to Walter and Mary Kruz Priest. She retired in 1980 after 13 years with Gaylord Brothers. She is survived by her daughter, Marie Remick of Marco Island, FL; her granddaughters, Laura Markley of Boston, MA and Linda Markley of Syracuse. Visiting hours will be Thursday, Sept.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ryder, Charles H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        RYDER, Charles H. age 94 of Horseheads, NY passed away on Monday September 22, 2008 at Bethany Manor. Charles was born on June 2, 1914 in Knoxville, PA the son of the late William J. and Edith Bonney Ryder. He was a Veteran of WWII serving his country with the U.S. Army. Charles was a graduate of Lawrenceville High School and graduated from the Mansfield State Teachers College in 1937. He was a Music Teacher in Little Marsh and Westfield, PA, he worked for Eclipse for over 25 years and was the owner and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Salzler, Christopher M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SALZLER - Christopher M. Age 31 of Arcade; September 23, 2008; beloved son of Richard and Linda (nee Becker) Salzler; brother of Michael (Angela) Granger) Salzler and Matthew (Rachel Licata) Salzler; grandson of Hilda (late Francis) Salzler; Walt and Katherine Anstett and the late Gordon Becker; also survvied by several aunts, uncles and cousins. There is no prior visitation. A memorial mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 10:30 AM in the new St. Marys Church, East Arcade worship site.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Santiago, Gilberto Santos

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave, Castleton Corners, on Friday Mass of Christian Burial Our Lady of Mt. Carmel St. Benedicta Church 10 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl. Memphis, TN 38105-1942 would be greatly apprieciated. www.SILive.com/obits

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sarsfield, Timothy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sarsfield, Timothy Rochester: September 23, 2008 at age 55. Predeceased by father, Donald and brother, Daniel. Survived by his loving mother, Dortha; brothers, Donald (Jeri) and Michael (Valerie); sisters, Susan (Norman) and Penny; nephew, Adam. Family and friends are invited to call on Friday from 4-8 PM at Miller Funeral Homes Inc. (3325 Winton Road S.). Tim's Funeral Service will be celebrated Saturday at 10 AM in the Interfaith Chapel of the funeral home. Interment, Maplewood Cemetery. In lieu of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Saunders, June M. (Haskins)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SAUNDERS - June M. (nee Haskins)Of N. Tonawanda, went home to be with our Lord on September 24, 2008 at the age of 81. Wife of the late Gerald F. Saunders; loving mother of Michael (Sally) Saunders of Yardley, PA, Larry (Maryann) Saunders of N. Tonawanda, Patricia (Richard) Konopczynski of Pendleton, Deborrah (Kenneth) Corkins of N. Tonawanda; grandmother of 11; great-grandmother of 13. Family and friends may gather from 2-4 and 7-9 PM on Friday at the KOPLER-WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Fillmore. Funeral service…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Schaefer, James N.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  encourages memorials to The Cause for the Canonization of Father Baker.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Schiffhauer, James J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    may call Saturday 12-2 PM at the Vay-Schleich &Meeson Funeral Home 1075 Long Pond Road. His Memorial Service will follow calling Saturday at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Carter Center, 1 Capenhill, 453 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307 in his memory.For more information or to sign James's guestbook, please visit www.MeesonFamily.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Seibert, Myrtle C. "Mernie"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ONEONTA _ Myrtle C. (Mernie) Seibert passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at the Oneonta Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Oneonta, after an extended illness. Mernie was born in Cadosia on Feb. 11, 1921, the 13th child of Frank and Hattie (Schaeffer) Crosby. Mernie graduated from Hancock Central School in 1938. She married Robert D. Seibert of Hancock on Sept. 15, 1940. He predeceased her Jan. 21, 1982. Mernie and Bob Seibert were lifelong residents of Walton. She was also predeceased by her 12…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Senft, Laura L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Senft, Laura L. "Miss Mustard" Spencerport: September 24, 2008. Survived by her children Travis Senft & Alexis "Lexy" Senft; extended family Casey Cottrell, Stacey McCarty & Andrew Cottrell; sister Jamie St. Ives. For more information about Laura, visit www.aliferemembered.com BARTOLOMEO &PEROTTO Funeral Home Inc, 1411 Vintage Ln (between Rte 390 &Long Pond (Rd) Visitation Friday 2-4 &7-9. Laura's Funeral Mass will be held 9AM on Saturday at St. John the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Short, Frank E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sivaslian, Michael J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Skunakis, Costas "Gus"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2-5 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Holy Trinity St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church would be greatly appreciated. www.SILive.com/obits

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Smith, Lucille Ruth (Laffin)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SMITH - Lucille Ruth (Laffin)Of Buffalo, entered into rest September 23, 2008, loving momma of Lucille, Brian, Nancy, Treva, Annie, Claire, Barbara, Janet and the late Mary; cherished grandmother of 24 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandbabies. Relatives and friends may visit the Family Residence, 334 Pennsylvania St., Buffalo on Thursday from 11 AM - 9 PM and Friday from 9 AM - 1:30 PM. A graveside service will take place at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church Cemetery, Route 438,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Smith, Pamela Burchette

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  will be today, Thursday, September 25, from 7-9 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 29 E. Main St., Middletown, NY. Services will be held on Friday, September 26, at 10 a.m. at the First Congregational Church, with Bishop Debra E. Gause, officiating. Interment will be at Hillside Cemetery in Middletown, NY. Arrangements by Rhodes Funeral Homes, 259 Walsh Ave., New Windsor, NY 12553. Please visit our website at www.rhodesfuneralhomes.com or please give us a call at 845-569-1233.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Spanitz, Theodore F. (Ted)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SPANITZ - Theodore F. Ted September 24, 2008 of Lancaster, NY. Beloved husband of the late Rita (Brady); loving father of Beverly (Ron) Polanski, Dave (Donna) Spanitz, James (Ruth) Spanitz; cherished grandpa of Phillip, Adam, Drew and Anthony; dear brother of Betty (Chuck) Gerlock, Dex (Pat) Spanitz, Franklin (Barbara) Spanitz and the late Dorothy (late Bill) Moss; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family will be present Saturday 4-8 PM at the KAZMIERCZAK FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3640 Clinton St. (one block…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Steven V. Benjamin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Steven V. Benjamin, age 64, of Clinton Street in Campbell, NY died Monday, September 22, 2008 at Corning Hospital. Steve was born in Corning, NY on December 25, 1943 to Elwyn and Bertha (Catchpole) Benjamin.  He graduated from Northside High School in 1962.  He enjoyed studying history, playing softball, and racing stock cars.  Steve loved animals.  He was employed by Corning Inc. for over 34 years, and retired as an inspector in 1998. He is survived by his daughter, Wendy Shoff of Painted Post; two…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Strobele, Irwin A. "Butch"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Irwin A. “Butch” Strobele, of Millville, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008 at Highland Hospital in Rochester. Mr. Strobele was born in Batavia, August 16, 1942, the son of the late Charles and Dorothy (Mattice) Strobele. He attended Elba High School and was a longtime area resident. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and antiques.Survivors include six children, Jon of Albion, Matthew of Millville, Shawn of Florida, Kristen of Lyndonville, Adam of Millville, and Faith of Florida; six grandchildren; several…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Tabor, Rita (Hathaway)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          RITA (HATHAWAY) TABOR, 57, of Route 9N, Westport, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at the Elizabethtown Community Hospital., She was born Dec. 14, 1950, in Elizabethtown, N.Y., the daughter of Reuben and Marie (Scheller) Hathaway., No calling hours will be held; a graveside service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Lewis Cemetery in Lewis, N.Y., W.M. Marvin's Sons Funeral Home in Elizabethtown is in charge of arrangements. You may leave condolences at www.wmmarvins.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Taylor, Alexander "Skip"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            . Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to demunn@stny.rr.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Terrill, Daniel G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Thompson, Letitia "Letty"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                will be held on Friday, September 26, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Gridley-Horan Funeral Home, 39 Orchard St., Walden, NY. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, September 27, at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Assumption, Maybrook, NY. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Montgomery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of the Assumption or the Town of Montgomery Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Arrangements by Gridley-Horan Funeral Home, Inc.; 845-778-3811.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Tischler, Marcie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Townsend, Mary Lou

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TOWNSEND, Mary Lou Age 91, of Mansfield, PA, died Wed., September 24, 2008, at the Green Home, Wellsboro, PA. Arrangements are incomplete. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Mansfield, PA. www.buck heitfcandcrematory.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ullrich, Richard C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ULLRICH - Richard C. September 22, 2008 of Buffalo, NY; son of the late Gustav and Sylvia (Baudesson) Ullrich; brother of the late Albert (Elma), Sylvia (late Norman) Schlenker, Margaret (late Howard) Braun and Maddline Ullrich; also survived by nieces and nephews; dear friend of Anne Ryan. Funeral service Friday at 1 PM from the SIECK &MAST FUNERAL HOME, 250 Orchard Park Rd, West Seneca, 825-5205. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Family will be present Thursday 4-8 PM. Interment in…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        LAGRANGEVILLE - Phyllis Whitesell, 81, of LaGrangeville died September 21, 2008 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. Phyllis was born May 19, 1927 in Utica, NY to William P. and Verna Brown Ball. She was married to Richard Key Whitesell, Mr. Whitesell died in 1980. Phyllis graduated from Sauquoit Valley Central Schools and went on to receive a BFA degree from Syracuse University. During World War II Phyllis worked at the Rome Air Depot in Rome, NY. After receiving her degree Phyllis was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Valentino, Joe and Sabby

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          VALENTINO, Joe And Sabby -Happy 70th Birthday. BETTY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Valleau, Ruth L. (Vanderworker)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Valleau, Ruth L. (Vanderworker) Conesus: Died on 9/23/08 at age 48. Survived by her spouse, David Schillinger; brother, Thomas Vanderworker of Greigsville; aunts, uncles and cousins. Calling hours, Friday 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the Hindle Funeral Home, Inc., 271 Main St., Dansville. Services and Interment at the family's convenience. Contributions to Vincent House, PO Box 566, Wayland, NY 14572. HindleFuneralHome.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • VanBarriger, Arnold E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Arnold E. VanBarriger of Chenango Forks Arnold E. VanBarriger, 86, of Chenango Forks, went to be with our Lord on Monday, September 22, 2008. He is predeceased by his companion, Vernetta Hendrickson. He is survived by children, Beverly, Karen, Cindy, Debbie, Nancy, Cheryl and families, Donna, Keith, and Rodney; also survived by his sister, Winnie; and three brothers, Lawrence, Chet, and Norman. Private Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by Nichols Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Van Maenen, Elizabeth (Donohue)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Walicke Sr., Henry Andrew

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  HENRY ANDREW WALICKE SR. formerly of Binghamton Henry Andrew Walicke Sr., 42, died unexpectedly Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008. He was predeceased by grandparents, Henry &Jean Walicke; his uncle Henry Walicke Jr.; his sister Christine Parker; He is survived by his children Henry Andrew Walicke Jr. of Binghamton, Audrey Walicke of Binghamton, Robert F. Walicke of Binghamton; father Richard T. Walicke Sr. of Tacoma, WA; his mother HelenGail Walicke of Binghamton; and his brothers, Richard T. Walicke Jr. and Tonya…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Walsh, Ellen L. (Hart)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WALSH - Ellen L. (nee Hart)September 22, 2008; beloved wife of James P. Walsh; dearest mother of Patrick J. (Kathleen), Thomas J. (Patsy), Laura (Dale) Castonguay, Paul J., Daniel F. (Charlie), Michael J. (Mollie), Maryellen, Timothy J. (Mary), Margaret M. (Michael) Moran and the late James P. Walsh Jr.; loving grandmother of 32 and loving great-grandmother of 10; sister of Charles (Marie), Lillian (late John) Callahan and the late Thomas (Elizabeth), Marie (John) Brady, Catherine (late Lew) Gerstner,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Walter Sr., William A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      will be on Friday, September 26 from 7-9 p.m. at the Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY. American Legion Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will be held on Wednesday, October 1 at 11 a.m. in the Monroe Community Cemetery, Monroe. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550. Funeral arrangements were made by Smith, Seamon Quackenbush, Inc.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Waltie (Pytko) Fortuna

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mrs. Waltie (Pytko) Fortuna, 89, a lifelong Little Falls resident, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, peacefully in Van Allen’s Nursing Home, Little Falls. She was born on July 3, 1919, in Little Falls, daughter of the late Adam and Maria (Majko) Pytko and educated in Poland (Europe) schools. On November 13, 1943, she was united in marriage with Ellush W. Fortuna in the Holy Spirit Polish National Catholic Church, Little Falls. Mr. Fortuna passed away in 2001. Waltie was last employed with the former…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ware Sr., Jesse Lee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          will be Friday, September 26, from 10-11 a.m. at the New Hope Baptist Church, 20 Mill St., Newburgh. Services begin at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Coleman Briggs officiating. Interment will be at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Middlehope, NY. Arrangements by Rhodes Funeral Homes, 259 Walsh Ave., New Windsor. Please visit our website at www.rhodesfuneralhomes.com or please give us a call t 845-569-1233.


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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Donald C. Warner of Nichols Donald C. Warner, 87, of Upper Briggs Hollow Road, Nichols, passed away on Sunday, September 21, 2008, following a period of declining health. Don is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Kevin (Donnette Gill) Warner, Richard (Dawn) Whipple, Donald (Linda) Warner; a brother, Lawrence Warner; his mother-in-law, Alberta Crandall; grandchildren, Stevie, Debby, David, Jerry, Jim, and Brooks. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Don was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy Jean…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wasielewski-Borowski, Irene J. (Winkowski)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            WASIELEWSKI-BOROWSKI - Irene J. (nee Winkowski)Of West Seneca, NY, September 23, 2008; wife of the late Bill Wasielewski; devoted mother of Edward Borowski; cherished grandmother of Roxanne (Peter) Linton and Edward ( Payton) Borowski; loving great-grandmother of Stephen, Nathan and Brooklyn; loving sister of Theodore (Frances) Winkowski, Carol (Ted) Sluberski and the late Dennis (Sharon) Winkowski, Florence (Jim) Miseranto, Edward, Henry and Leonard Winkowski; loving friend of Paula McLaughlin; also…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Weren, Bennette V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Weren, Bennette V. New Oxford, PA. Bennette V. "Benny" Weren, 76, of New Oxford, PA, went to be with the Lord, Friday, September 19th, 2008 at Hanover Hospital. She was the wife of Melvin Burton Weren who died December 23rd, 1983. Born October 1st, 1931 in Buffalo, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Alfonso and Josephine (Samone) LaDelia. Benny was a member of T.O.P.S. in Rochester, NY and Hanover, PA and enjoyed baking and cooking. Her survivors include her daughter, Johanna M. Rohnke and her…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Wexler, Philip I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                WEXLER - Philip I. September 23, 2008, of Hamburg, NY, husband of the late Johanna (nee Moser); beloved father of Jeanette (Joseph ) Christopher, Marianne DiChristopher, and the late Michael (Joan) Scholl; devoted grandfather of Michael Jr., Craig (Teresa), Todd (Pamela) and Joelle Scholl; Jacquelyn (Philip) Todaro and Joseph (Ryan Murphy) Christopher; Melanie (Eric) Larsen and Ashley DiChristopher; son of the late Nathan Wexler and Jeanette Babinger; loving brother of Carol Lattuca and Linda (Ronald)…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Widden, Jane R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Widden, Jane R. Webster, New York and Glendale, Arizona: Passed away peacefully on September 10, 2008. She was born in Harrisburg, PA. and moved to Greece and then to Webster in 1960. Jane is predeceased by her husband Edward Charles Widden. She is survived by her sons, Ted (Linda), Lynn (Margarita) and Rick (Caron); grandchildren, Troy, Whitney, Rick, Sam and Joey. Jane was a proud member of her generation. She enjoyed her life to the fullest and will sadly be missed by her family and many friends. Family…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wiech, Irene (Mogilski)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will welcome visitors at SABER FUNERAL HOME, 549 Oliver St., North Tonawanda (692-0271) on Friday, September 26 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where prayers will offered on Saturday at 8:30 AM, and invite all to share in the celebration of her life at a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church at 9 AM. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Wilson, Alvin Aubrey

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WARRENSBURG, Mo. -- Alvin A. Wilson, age 72, of Warrensburg, Mo., passed away Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, at the Country Club Care Center in Warrensburg, Mo., Funeral services will be Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. at Vansant-Mills Chapel, Clinton, with interment in Englewood Cemetery, no visitation., and may be left at the funeral home. Fond memories may be left online at www.vansant-millsfuneralhome.com., Al was born in Plattsburgh, N.Y., the son of Audrey M. and Grace Warner Wilson. He graduated…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wisneski, Stanley C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          WISNESKI, Stanley C. Age 81, of Elmira Heights, died at his home, with his loving family by his side, on Tuesday, September 23, 2008. Stan was born July 1, 1927, a son of Stanley C. and Anna Wolfe Wisneski. In addition to his parents he is predeceased by his sister, Mary Barnard, and brother, John Wisneski. Stan is survived by his wife of 59 years, Norma Miller Wisneski; daughter and son-in-law, Julie A. and Garrett Conover of Erin, NY, with children, Nicole and Zackry; sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas J.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wojcik, Regina M. (Deskiewicz)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            WOJCIK - Regina M. (nee Deskiewicz)Of Buffalo, NY, September 22, 2008; beloved wife of the late John W. Wojcik; dearest mother of Robert, James, Margaret (Daniel) Kloc, Leonard (Gail) and Janet (Gregory Wood) Wojcik; fond grandmother of 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; sister of the late Mary (late Michael) Mentel, Stephanie Deskiewicz and Casimir (Frances) Deskiewicz. Friends may call Wednesday 7-9 PM and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at The PAUL A. KLOC BLOSSOM CHAPELS, INC., 4680 Clinton St.…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Wozniak, Adella O.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Wozniak, Adella O. Rochester: Entered into rest September 23, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Walter A. Wozniak; devoted mother of Diane (late Donald) Lembitz and the late Walter J. (Judy) Wozniak; cherished grandmother of Dylana Accolla, Scott (Anastasia) Lembitz, Amy (Vincent) McConeghy, Laurie (John Rutter) Lembitz, Melissa and Alisha Wozniak; adored great-grandmother of Carolyna and Matthew McConeghy, Jacob and Domenic Wozniak; loving daughter of the late John and Antonina Sobus; dear sister of John…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Wyant, Isabella "Izzy" (Barron)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WYANT - Isabella Izzy (nee Barron)September 22, 2008; age 80; beloved wife of the late Donald Wyant; devoted mother of Terry (Donna) Wyant, Wendy (Jeffery) Martin and Timothy (Kimberly) Wyant; loving grandmother of Kelly, Samantha Wyant, Lindsey and Cory Martin, Sarah, Christopher and Tyler Wyant; sister of the late William Barron, Mary Powell, Brick Barron, Honey Powell and Gertrude Barron. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday at 10 AM at Union Road United Church of Christ, 2628 Union Rd., Cheektowaga,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Zajac, Genowefa "Gena"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will be on Friday, September 26, from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Ave., Warwick. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 27, at St. Stephen's R.C. Church. Interment will follow in Warwick Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc., 800 Stony Brook Ct., Newburgh, NY 12550. For further information, directions or to send condolences, please visit www.lsvpmemorialhome.com…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Zeoli, Donald J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ZEOLI - Donald J. September 24, 2008, beloved husband of Teresa Schultz; dear father of Donald Zeo;i, Michael Zeoli and Karen (Gary) Sheffield; dearest grandfather of Kristin and Heather Sheffield and Michael Zeoli Jr.; brother of Annette (late Joseph) Viapiano. Friends received at the PIETSZAK FUNERAL HOME, 2400 William St. (near Harlem) Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where prayers will be said Saturday at 8:15 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Mother of Divine Grace Church at 9 AM. Flowers…


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