Sunday, October 5, 2008

New York Obituaries 10/05/08

  • Amato, James

    James Amato, of North Tonawanda, entered into eternal rest, Thursday, October 2, 2008, at the age of 83, at Northgate Manor Health Care Facility, after a brief illness. He was a lifelong resident of North Tonawanda. An Army veteran of W.W. II, Mr. Amato was a P.O.W. during the war and received the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and Conspicuous Service Award from New York State. A graduate of the University of Buffalo, Jim received a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. He then opened James Amato and Company in…

    • Andolina, Peter D.

      ANDOLINA - Peter D. October 4, 2008, of North Collins, NY, loving brother of Anna (late Vincent) Matracia, Norman (Kathleen), Russell (Carol) Andolina and the late George (Shirley), Jenny, Charles and Josephine Andolina; sister-in-law of Mary Jo Andolina; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Sunday from 1-4 PM at the WENTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 10634 Main St. (Rte 62), North Collins, NY, where funeral services will be held Monday morning at 9:30 followed by a 10 AM Mass of Christian Burial…

      • Antoncic, Olga M.

        Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton on Monday 9 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial 9:40 A.M. Interment St. Johns Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens. Friends will be received Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned & Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the

        • Arnold, Kenneth

          ARNOLD - Kenneth Of Webster, formerly of Akron, NY, died suddenly, Wednesday, October 1, 2008, age 51. He leaves his beloved spouse, Jann K. Armantrout; loving sons, Christopher A. and Gregory A. Arnold; brother, Thomas (Susan) Arnold of Carmel, NY; sister, Susan (Edward Muhl) Arnold of Niskayuna, NY; mother-in-law, Arline Armantrout; sister-in-law, Dawn Wolf; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; predeceased by his parents, Albert and Mabel Flint Arnold. A 1975 graduate of Akron High School, Ken…

          • Arnold, Kenneth (Armantrout)

            may call 2-4, 7-9 Sun. at Willard H. Scott Funeral Home, 12 South Ave., Webster. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 A.M. Mon. at St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, 783 Hard Rd., Webster, NY 14580. The Most Reverend Bishop Matthew H. Clark will officiate. Interment, Webster Union Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Genesee Valley Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club, P.O. Box 18558, Rochester, NY, 14618, or the Consistent Life Ethic Grant Fund, Diocese of Rochester, 1150 Buffalo Road, Rochester, NY.

            • Baer, Harold T.

              . Arrangements by the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME.,

              • Barber, Theresa Palermo

                will be held at the J.A. McCormack Sons Funeral Home, 141 Main St., Binghamton, Monday at 9:30 a.m. and at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Church, where a Funeral Mass will be offered. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City. The family will receive friends at the McCormack Funeral Home Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Expressions of sympathy in memory of Theresa may be made to any charitable organization.

                • Bautista, Mary Pawlowicz

                  Ogdensburg, NJ Mary Pawlowicz Bautista, age 93, died Friday, October 3, 2008 at Saint Clare's Hospital in Sussex, NJ. Mrs. Bautista was born February 20, 1915 in Naugutuck, CT, the daughter of Alexander and Suzanna Kuczyk Pawlowicz. She was a lifelong resident of Ogdensburg, NJ. Mrs. Bautista was a parishioner of St. Thomas of Aquin R.C. Church in Ogdensburg, NJ. She was predeceased by her husband, Angelo F. Bautista, in 1993; daughter, Delores Bautista; granddaughter, Valeria Brigman and her four…

                  • Bayer, Audrey C.

                    • Bender, Donald G.

                      • Benzow, Helen B. (Peters)

                        BENZOW - Helen B. (Peters)October 1, 2008; wife of the late Roland R. Benzow; dear mother of Mark (Anne), Christine Peters and Gregory (Eleanore) Benzow; sister of the late Russell, Virginia Morgan and Irving Bud Peters; also survived by nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Friends are invited to attend Memorial Services on 3 OClock Tuesday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1080 Main St., Buffalo. Arrangements by DOHN FUNERAL HOME, INC.,

                        • Bergara, Margarita

                          December 9, 1920 - October 2, 2008 New York, NY Margarita Bergara of New York, NY, died Thursday, October 2, 2008, surrounded by her family at St. Luke's Hospital in New York City. She was 87. She was born in Utuado, Puerto Rico to the late Guadalupe and the late Fulgencio Montalvo on December 9, 1920 and moved to New York in 1949 where she lived until her death. She was married in 1956 to Luis Orlando Bergara, who died in 1974. She was a homemaker who lived for over 40 years in the Stephen Wise Towers…

                          • Bertino, Paul

                            Matamoras, PA Mr. Paul Bertino of Matamoras, PA, died Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at Chilton Memorial Hospital with his family by his side. He was 45. He was born March 13, 1963 in Belleville, NJ, the youngest of three children. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1981-1985 in the Multi-National Peacekeeping forces for the Beriut and Lebanon Conflict. He also served a tour in Grenada. He worked as a proud truck driver for Eastern Concrete Materials out of Riverdale, NJ for 22 years. A…

                            • Betty Jane Schwarz

                              Betty Jane Schwarz, 85, of Pine Knoll Mobile Home Park, passed away late Thursday evening (Oct. 2, 2008) at the Steuben County Health Care Facility in Bath. Born in Canisteo on Dec. 12, 1922, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Reba Hornburg Stocum. On Aug. 26, 1942, she was married at the Presbyterian Manse in Canisteo to Edward G. Schwarz, who predeceased her Feb. 3, 2000, after 58 years of marriage. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her infant daughter, Audette Schwarz;…

                              • Bick, Susan Avery

                                October 1, 2008 Susan Avery Bick, 71, passed away at University Hospital on Wednesday. She was predeceased by her hus- band, Joseph Franz Bick. She is survived by her son, Rob Bick of Brewerton; her son and daughter-in-law, Jon and Terry Bick of Baldwinsville; her grandchildren, Jon and Alyssa Bick; and her beloved black Labradors, Maggie and Molly. Susan was a lifelong resident of North Syracuse, growing up on the family farm on Buckley Road. She was a graduate of Liverpool High School and St. Lawrence…

                                • Booth, Jean W.

                                  Booth, Jean W. Pittsford: October 1, 2008. Predeceased by her husband, Richard Y. Booth. Survived by her children, Jeffrey (Debbie), Heather (Tom Miller), Brian (Tamara) &Bonnie; 5 granddaughters &3 great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at Bethel Christian Fellowship (321 East Ave.), Friday, October 17, 2008 at 1:30 PM. Donations may be made in Jean's memory to the Peter C. Boldt Memorial Scholarship Fund, 321 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604. To email a message of condolence,…

                                  • Bortle, Lucy M.

                                    may call Monday 1 - 3, 6 - 9 at the Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, (Egypt location) 7501 Pittsford-Palmyra Rd. Her funeral service Tuesday 11 AM at Covenant Life Fellowship, 1574 Hennessey Rd., Ontario. Interment Elmwood Cemetery. Contributions may be made to East Penfield Baptist Church, 2635 Penfield Rd., 14450.

                                    • Bosinski, Dorothy A. (Kruszczynski)

                                      BOSINSKI - Dorothy A. (nee Kruszczynski)October 3, 2008, of Cheektowaga, NY, beloved wife of the late Richard; dearest mother of Dianne Bosinski, Lorraine (Gary) Bona, Elaine (Edmund) Tierney and the late Donald Bosinski; grandmother of Mark (Maricel), Lisa, Lynne, Andrew and Gregory; sister of the late Leonard (Judith) Kale and the late Florence (late Thaddeus) Jakubik; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral services commencing at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2510 Union Rd., Cheektowaga (two…

                                      • Brennan, Henrietta M. (Dolly)

                                        • Brody, Marion S. (Bliss)

                                          • Brucato, Leonora T. (Farolino)

                                            • Buchalski, Thaddeus "Teddy"

                                              BUCHALSKI - Thaddeus Teddy Age 90, October 1, 2008 of Sloan N.Y. Beloved husband of Dorothy (nee Lukasiewicz); dearest father of Sandra (Walter) Burkhardt, Karen (Gary) Haas and Elaine Buchalski (Michael Winkelman); survived by grandchildren, nieces and nephews; brother of Genevieve Nowicki and Dorothy Kuczka; predeceased by six brothers and sisters. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass to be held on Wednesday, October 8th in St. Andrews R.C. Church, corner of Reiman &Crocker Sts.…

                                              • Bucher, Timothy A. "Pooch"

                                                Bucher, Timothy A. "Pooch" Macedon: Formerly of Fairport. September 28, 2008. Predeceased by mother, Ella. Survived by father, Francis; brother, Michael (Gloria); sister, Vicki (Michael) Colangelo; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; close family friends, Joyce Aldrich and "Mama Dee" Delores Massa. No prior calling. A celebration of Tim's life will be held Sunday, October 12th, 12 Noon to 5 PM at the Country Club of Mendon, Route 64, Mendon. In lieu of flowers, please…

                                                • Bussy, Mary Lou

                                                • Calandrelli, Mary O.

                                                  may call on Sunday from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI and SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 MILITARY ROAD, NIAGARA FALLS, NY, where funeral services will begin on Monday, October 6th at 8:45 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM in St. Mary of the Cataract Church, 259 Fourth Street, Niagara Falls, NY, with Rev. James Kasinski officiating. Interment will be held in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. If desired, memorial offerings may be made to Niagara Hospice, Inc., 4675…

                                                  • Cantie, Vereta J. "Rita"

                                                    may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home, Inc., 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd. in North Tonawanda on Monday from 10 AM to 11 AM. A memorial service will begin on Monday at 11 AM; the Rev. Dr. A. W. Moldenhauer will officiate. Flowers gratefully declined. If so desired, memorials may be made to Kenmore Mercy Hospital or St. Matthew Lutheran Church.Guest register available at

                                                    • Carey, Emily

                                                      • Carter, Romeo Valentino

                                                        Carter, Romeo Valentino Rochester: Sept. 28, 2008. Calling hours Monday, 7-9 PM at Metropolitan Funeral Chapels, Inc., 109 West Ave. Funeral Service, Tuesday, 11 AM in the chapel.

                                                        • Casapollo, Gertrude F. (Cox)

                                                          will be present on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 5200 Sheridan Dr., (corner of Hopkins Rd). Entombment will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery in New Jersey. Online register book at,

                                                          • Chamberlain, Dolores A.

                                                            • Charles, Augustine J.

                                                              9:30 a.m. Monday at Eaton-Tubbs-Schepp Funeral Home and 10:30 a.m. at St. Brigid & St. Joseph Church, Syracuse. Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery. Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 7191 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville. For directions, local florists, or a guest book, please visit Contributions: Mercy Works, 1221 S. Salina St., Syracuse, NY 13202; Crouse Health Foundation, 736 Irving Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210; or St. Brigid and St. Joseph Church, 318…

                                                              • Cheryl Huff Jobe

                                                                A celebration of the life of Cheryl Huff Jobe will be held in Corning on Tuesday, October 14, 2008, from 4pm to 6pm at Spencer Crest Nature Center, Main Lodge, Corning Community College. Refreshments will follow after memorial tributes. Cheryl passed away in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 1, 2008.Cheryl and her husband Ken lived in Corning for many years. Their children, Jason and Janet, both graduated from East High School. After Ken’s retirement from Corning Inc. in 2005, Cheryl and Ken settled in…

                                                                • Clifford, Bernice

                                                                  Clifford, Bernice (Wagner) East Rochester: Peacefully on Friday, October 3, 2008, at the age of 91. Predeceased by her husband, James; brother, Raymond Wagner and sister, Anna Mae Hibbard. She is survived by her son Leon of Littleton, CO; daughter, Marilyn and son-in-law, Dick Povio of Fairport; grandchildren, RJ &Kevin Povio. Her family will receive friends MONDAY, October 6th between 4-8 pm at the HARLOFF Funeral Home, 803 South Washington Street in East Rochester. Bernice's Funeral Mass will be…

                                                                  • Coleman, John J.

                                                                    • Collins, Mary Julana

                                                                      (Ransomville) - Following several weeks of unexpected pancreatic cancer, Mary Julana Collins entered into the arms of her Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, at the age of 77, at her home in Ransomville on Friday, October 3, 2008 at 7:25 AM, surrounded by her husband, family and friends. Mary was born on October 14, 1931 in Highland, IL and was the only child of the late Dr. George E. and Frances A. (Woods) Moreland. Mary and Clifford were married on July 3, 1965 in the Houghton Wesleyan Church.Mary’s early…

                                                                      • Comstock, Steven E.

                                                                        August 30, 2008 Steven E. Comstock died August 30, 2008, at his home in Saddlebrook Resort, Wesley Chapel, FL. Born July 15, 1954, he was the eldest son of the late Donald and Nanette Comstock of Fayetteville. Steve was a graduate of Fayetteville-Manlius High School and an Officer of Pi Phi Gamma Pi National Fraternity. He also attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Steve worked for many years in the communications technology business. He was President, CEO, and/or Founder of multiple…

                                                                        • Coughlin, Christina A.

                                                                          COUGHLIN - Christina A. Age 67, of Fredonia, NY, died October 4, 2008. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday morning at 9:15 from the McGRAW-KOWAL FUNERAL HOME, 736 Central Ave., Dunkirk followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 in St. Joseph Church, 145 East Main St., Fredonia. Burial will be in St. Josephs Cemetery, Sheridan. Visitation Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.,

                                                                          • Craig, David C.

                                                                            CRAIG - David C. October 4, 2008, of Hamburg, NY, beloved husband of Carol A. Craig; devoted father of Beth Ann and David (April) Craig; cherished grandfather of Alexis; loving brother of Betty Thornton and the late Henry Nelson and Bill Craig; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends received at the LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4199 Lakeshore Rd, (corner Camp Rd &Route 5), Hamburg, 627-2919, Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 AM. Online condolences and…

                                                                            • Crocifissa, Josephine Christine (Chirico)

                                                                              SCHIAVONE - Crocifissa Josephine Christine(nee Chirico)March 21, 2007, beloved wife of the late Joseph F.; devoted mother of Michael, Joseph Jr., and Lawrence Schiavone; beloved sister of Antoinette, Millie, Dominic, Lawrence, Anthony and Joseph Chirico; loving grandmother of Kristina, Joey, Lea, Jarett, Jasmine and Nicholas; great-grandmother of Sam and Jack. Memorial Service will be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Chapel, 4125 Union Rd., Cheektowaga, Monday, October 6 at 11 AM.,

                                                                              • Crouch, Rae Eleanor

                                                                                . A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be held in Port Crane Cemetery. The family would like to thank the Vestal Nursing Center for the compassionate care given to her. Those wishing may consider a memorial contribution to the Animal Care Council, Endicott, N.Y. 13760 or a charity of your choice in memory of Eleanor.

                                                                                • Crowell, Jessie Mae

                                                                                  Jessie Mae (Warren) Crowell, 74, entered into rest surrounded by her family, while under the care of Niagara Hospice on October 2, 2008. Born November 30, 1933 in Greenville, AL, she was the daughter of the late R.D. and Katie (Reid) Warren. She married the late Eddie Rex Crowell on August 28, 1955 and moved to Niagara Falls. She retired from the Niagara Health Association. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, working in her garden and cooking. She loved helping people, especially children…

                                                                                  • Crump, Kevin David

                                                                                    Crump, Kevin David Pittsford/Tampa, FL: Died 9/7/08, at age 48. Sadly missed by wife, Emma; parents, Claire and David Crump; sister, Susan Woodward and children; brother, Joel; his large family, and many friends. Those wishing may donate to the Kevin D. Crump Memorial Foundation, Inc., 4002 McLane Dr., Tampa, FL 33610, or a charity of your choice. Memorial Service, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008, at Christ Episcopal Church, 36 South Main St., Pittsford at 1:30, reception from 2-4 PM.

                                                                                    • Davis, Geneva E.

                                                                                      • Del Vecchio Sr., Anthony M.

                                                                                        • Denis, Helen

                                                                                          MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., on Monday 9:30 A.M. Funeral Mass Holy Trinity - St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church 10:00 A.M. Interment Maple Grove Cemetery Kew Gardens, NY. Friends may call Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. WWW.MATTHEWFUNERALHOME.COM

                                                                                          • Derose, Patricia Sparhawk "Pat"

                                                                                            September 29, 2008 Formerly of Newburgh, NY Patricia "Pat" Sparhawk Derose of Phoenix, AZ, formerly a resident of Newburgh, passed away on Monday, September 29, 2008 at the Mayo Clinic Hospice of the Valley, Phoenix, AZ. She was 74. She is survived by her sons, Michael, Peter and Paul DeRose and five grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Jan Fasano and brother, Ed Sparhawk and many nieces and nephews. There will be a private memorial service at a later date. Contributions on…

                                                                                            • Dewitt, Georgia A.

                                                                                              • Dodsworth Jr., John

                                                                                                • Dombroski, Gary W.

                                                                                                  Formerly of Orange County, NY Gary W. Dombroski, of Mesa, AZ and a native of Orange County, NY, died peacefully on Saturday, September 27, 2008 in Mesa, AZ. Born on September 11, 1948, he was the son of the late Shirley & Waddy Dombroski of New Windsor. Gary is survived by his loving wife, Jerry Dombroski, at home; stepdaughter, Tracy of Mesa, AZ; siblings, Karen & Frank Messina of New Windsor, Allen & Ann Dombroski of Marlboro, as well as several nieces and nephews. He spent his life as a pilot…

                                                                                                  • Donnelly, Helen Elinor

                                                                                                    Donnelly, Helen Elinor Pinellas Park, FL / Gates: Passed away September 21, 2008, at age 79. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, James; niece, Linda Rath; and her mother Helen Morrill. She is survived by her sisters, Agnes Larkins and Jeanette Hahn, both of Pinellas Park, FL; nieces, Sue Larkins-Hall and Pam Bleier; nephews, Rick, Gary, Jim, and Bob Hahn; several great-nieces and great-nephews, and 1 great-great-nephew. She was born in Rochester, and with her husband, James, US Customs Director,…

                                                                                                    • Duddy, William F.

                                                                                                      • Dukarm, Frank M.

                                                                                                        will receive friends at the C. MERTZ AND SON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 911 Englewood Ave, Sunday from 7-9 PM and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Blessed Sacrament Church (Claremont Ave) at 11:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Foundation of WNY.,

                                                                                                        • Eaton, Dolores E. (Martin)

                                                                                                          • Edna C. Smith

                                                                                                            Edna C. Smith, 78, formerly of 30 Ransom St., passed away Thursday (Oct. 2, 2008) in Absolut Care Center in Houghton. Born in North Hornell on Sept. 27, 1930, the daughter of Aaron J. and Lillian Caple Cole, she was a lifelong area resident. Edna graduated from Angola High School. Edna was a former member of Spencer United Methodist Church, where she enjoyed singing in the choir. She had a beautiful alto voice. Edna was in charge of the Hornell Arc and had a great love for each student. She later graduated…

                                                                                                            • Edwards, Geneva

                                                                                                              may call Tuesday, 6-9 PM at the funeral home.

                                                                                                              • Eichmann, Elwin

                                                                                                                October 2, 2008 Elwin "Al" Eichmann, 91, of Fulton, passed away Thursday in Georgia. Born in Wisconsin, he was a long-time resident of Fulton. Al was the owner/operator of Al Eichmann Plumbing and Heating for more than 40 years. He was a member of State Street United Methodist Church, where he had served on the Board of Trustees. He was also a member of the Town of Granby Zoning Board and Hiram Lodge #144, F. & A.M., Fulton. Al was also a past member of the Fulton Kiwanis Club. For several…

                                                                                                                • Elizabeth E. Van Court

                                                                                                                  Elizabeth E. Van Court, 83, of 230 Bidleman Rd., Little Falls, passed away Wednesday, October 1, 2008, at her residence. She was born on April 6, 1925, in Richfield Springs, the daughter of the late Frank S. and Esther (Eaker) Mang. She was educated in Richfield Springs schools. She was united in marriage to her husband of 34 years, Jasper Van Court, on October 10, 1942, in Richfield Springs. Mr. Van Court predeceased her on June 6, 1976. She enjoyed gardening and canning, as well as cooking for her family…

                                                                                                                  • Elson, Linda D.

                                                                                                                    Walden, NY Linda D. Elson of Walden, NY and an office manager for Customer Links, in Montgomery, died Friday, October 3, 2008 at St. Luke's Hospital, Newburgh. She was 51 years old. The daughter of Anthony and Agnes Frank Darrigo, she was born December 1, 1956, in Newburgh. She was the wife of Baxter G. Elson. She is survived by her husband, Baxter G. Elson at home; two sons, Jonathan Elson and Kyle Elson, both of Walden; two brothers, Douglas Darrigo of N.Y.C. and David Darrigo of Goshen; three…

                                                                                                                    • Emma Jean Geist

                                                                                                                      Emma Jean Geist, 83, of Stannards Road, passed away Thursday (Oct. 2, 2008) at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville following a long illness. She is survived by her husband, Harry L. Geist of Stannards Road, Wellsville; two sons and two daughters. A graveside service will take place Monday at the Grandview Cemetery in Johnstown, Pa. Arrangements are in care of the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home in Canisteo.

                                                                                                                      • Emma Jean Geiste

                                                                                                                        Emma Jean Geist, 83, of Stannards Road, passed away Thursday (Oct. 2, 2008) at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville following a long illness. She is survived by her husband, Harry L. Geist of Stannards Road, Wellsville; two sons and two daughters. A graveside service will take place Monday at the Grandview Cemetery in Johnstown, Pa. Arrangements are in care of the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home in Canisteo. 

                                                                                                                        • Ernst, Ella M.

                                                                                                                          are invited to meet the family Tuesday 10:00am at St. Salome's Church for her funeral mass. Interment will be held in private at the Byron Cemetery. In memory of Ella, memorials may be directed to the Firemen's Home on the Hudson, 125 Harry Howard Ave., Hudson, NY 12534. PAUL W. HARRIS FUNERAL HOME 570 Kings Highway So. 544-2041

                                                                                                                          • Evans, Brinley

                                                                                                                            Evans, Brinley "Nature's first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf's a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay." -- Robert Frost Toronto: On September 9th, Brinley Evans died of breast cancer. Brinley will be immensely missed by her husband Branimir Brcic and her children Theo and Maya. Brinley was the daughter of Irene and the late Ted Evans, and the sister of Derek and Jason.…

                                                                                                                            • Falsone, Carmela

                                                                                                                              FALSONE, Carmela Millie - Always in our hearts and prayers.LOVE DAUGHTER ROSE,

                                                                                                                              • Farchione, Samuel P.

                                                                                                                                Farchione, Samuel P. Sarasota, FL: Sam passed away on September 30, 2008, at the age of 63, after a courageous battle with cancer. Sam was predeceased by his father, Patrick, Sr. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary, his children; daughter, Shari (Todd) Rincon, sons, Samuel, Jr., Jaimon (Cara), and Jared (Lindsey), four grandchildren, his mother, Rose Mary, brothers Thomas (Marcia), Patrick, Jr., (Jeanne), several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles &cousins. A Memorial Service celebrating Sam's life…

                                                                                                                                • Farkas, Alan J.

                                                                                                                                  Farkas, Alan J. Rochester: My loving husband Alan, father to our beautiful daughter Lara, passed away in peace at his home on October 3. A talented artist and photographer, he was committed to his family &friends, his work &to life. A graduate of RIT, he went on to a successful career which showcases both his commercial photography and his fine art work. He was rock solid in his relationships with family and friends and true to himself and others. He will be missed. He is survived by his devoted…

                                                                                                                                  • Fazzolari Jr., Louis

                                                                                                                                    Louis “Fuzzy” Fazzolari, Jr, 69, of Middleport, NY, died on Saturday, October 4, 2008 at Mt. St. Mary’s Hospital in Lewiston, NY, surrounded by his loving daughter, Gina and son-in-law, John. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of the late Louis and Phyliss (Scrivano) Fazzolari, Sr. Fuzzy attended local schools in Niagara Falls. In his younger years he enjoyed driving a race car at the Ransomville Speedway. Louis, along with his father, owned and operated the family taxi cab business and later…

                                                                                                                                    • Forsberg, Andrew G.

                                                                                                                                      • French, Sheila B.

                                                                                                                                        may call October 8th, Wednesday, 7-9 PM and October 9th, Thursday from 2-4, 7-9 PM at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., 350 Genesee St., Avon. Her Funeral Service will be held October 25, 2008, Saturday, at 9:30 AM at the Avon United Methodist Church, 130 Genesee St., Avon. Private Interment Avon Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Avon United Methodist Church or Teresa House, 21 Highland Rd., Geneseo, NY 14454.

                                                                                                                                        • Friedman, Rosalie

                                                                                                                                          • Gallivan, Joan A.

                                                                                                                                            hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, October 10, at Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc, 130 Highland Avenue, Middletown. A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Saturday, October 11, at St. Paul's R.C. Church, Rt. 17K in Bullville, at 10:30 a.m. with The Rev. Patrick McGuigan, O.Carm officiating. Following cremation interment will be in the family plot in Grahamsville Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Joan's name may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, 800…

                                                                                                                                            • Gareis, Hazel E.

                                                                                                                                              GAREIS, Hazel E. - One year ago today, Your passing created a large void in our hearts and lives. We all miss you very much. Love PAUL AND FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                              • Gelormino, Christine F.

                                                                                                                                                • Gesl, Ronald F.

                                                                                                                                                  • Gober, Joyce Lisick

                                                                                                                                                    Joyce Lisick Gober of Binghamton Joyce Lisick Gober, 71, fell asleep in the Lord on Thursday afternoon, October 2, 2008, at Lourdes Hospital. She was predeceased by her parents, John and Susan (Halaburka) Lisick; two brothers, John Jr. and William Lisick; a sister, Margaret Timko. She is survived by her son, Joseph S. Gober Jr. and Earl Newhart, Interlaken; three daughters, Joyce M. and Ronald L. Williams, Hampstead, Md., Jo Anne M. and Richard M. Webb, Kirkwood, Veronica S. Gober, Binghamton; six…

                                                                                                                                                    • Goebel, Henry Edward

                                                                                                                                                      Goebel, Henry Edward Henrietta: Died peacefully on September 25, 2008, at age 97. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 62 years, Evelyn (Zabel) Goebel and daughter, Linda Banks. He is survived by his children, Nancy (Vincent) Gilhool and John (Linda) Goebel; son-in-law, William Banks Sr.; grandchildren, Suzanne, Caroline, William Jr. and Lora Banks, Matthew, Steven (Laura) and Amanda Gilhool, David and Peter Goebel; nephews, Frederick and Robert Miller; extended family in Germany and devoted friend and…

                                                                                                                                                      • Golden Jr., Thomas A.

                                                                                                                                                        • Gordon, Lynn Asa

                                                                                                                                                          Gordon, Lynn Asa Hilton: Suddenly October 2, 2008 age 71. Survived by his loving wife of 18 years, Helen Morlock Gordon; daughters Karen, Mary and Anna; brothers, Ron, Dick and Doug; sister, Carol; many wonderful nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Lynn was an Air Force veteran, graduated from Cortland State and was a retired physical education teacher and coach from East Rochester Schools. Lynn's creative ingenuity brought smiles to all. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, his love of the…

                                                                                                                                                          • Hall, Andrew J.

                                                                                                                                                            Andrew J. Hall, 46, of North Tonawanda, died Friday, October 3, 2008 in DeGraff Memorial Hospital, under the care of Niagara Hospice. Mr. Hall was born in Niagara Falls, NY on March 17, 1962 to Robert and Frances (Kenney) Hall. Mr. Hall was a member of the Elks BPOE No. 860, and worked for Dunn Tire. Andrew loved his dog named, Snoopy. Andrew is survived by his parents, Robert and Frances (Kenney) Hall; his three brothers, Bryant (Sharon), William (Sally) and Glenn (Paula) Hall. Also surviving are four…

                                                                                                                                                            • Harlow ‘Hal’ Spofford Snell

                                                                                                                                                              Harlow “Hal” Spofford Snell died on Thursday, August 28, 2008, at Torrance Memorial Hospital, Torrance, Calif., after suffering a massive stroke three days before. He was 73 years old. Until the end Harlow was a vibrant, youthful person, even completing a round of golf the morning of the stroke. Among Harlow’s many special traits, his family will remember his intelligence, humor and love. Harlow served in the United Sates Navy as a lieutenant before beginning his 37-year career with the J.C. Penney…

                                                                                                                                                              • Harrington, William C.

                                                                                                                                                                10 a.m. Monday from Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home and 10:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

                                                                                                                                                                • Harter, E. Dean

                                                                                                                                                                  • Hartnett, Richard "Dutch"

                                                                                                                                                                    • Hayes, Maureen Catherine

                                                                                                                                                                      Hanley Funeral Home, 60 New Dorp Lane, Tuesday 8:30 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Our Lady Queen of Peace Church 9:30 A.M. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Visiting 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Sunday and Monday.

                                                                                                                                                                      • Hellert, Randall J.

                                                                                                                                                                        • Herzfeld, Gerald

                                                                                                                                                                          • Hill, Helen Barry

                                                                                                                                                                            Helen Barry Hill of Springfield, Va. On September 24, 2008, Helen Barry Hill went to join her husband, Yates M. Hill, in the arms of Our Lord and Savior. Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., by her parents, Joseph Barry and Marion McMeekin, she was predeceased by her sister, Margaret Barry D'Ecclesiis; and brother, Jack Barry. Helen married Yates in 1942 at West Point. She is survived by her five children, Margaret Elizabeth Hill, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Paul Anthony Hill (Barbara), Johnson City, N.Y.,…

                                                                                                                                                                            • Holmes, David L.

                                                                                                                                                                              HOLMES - David L. Of East Aurora, NY, October 3, 2008, loving father of Linda, Gary, Tracy (Eric) Zaccardo and Dennis Holmes; dear grandfather of Matthew, Noelle and Noah; brother of Keith (Mary Lou), Kenneth (Marsha) Holmes, Shirley Wagner and Mary (Paul) Heitzman; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to attend memorial visitation Wednesday from 4 PM to 8 PM at the KENNETH HOWE FUNERAL HOME, 64 Maple St., East Aurora, NY. A Graveside Service will be held Thursday at 11 AM in Oakwood…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Hoppe, Emily Rose (Marker)

                                                                                                                                                                                • Howe, Marlyn V. (Marle)

                                                                                                                                                                                  Howe, Marlyn V. (Marle) Scottsville: September 28, 2008, at age 77, after a long illness. Predeceased by David W. Howe. Survived by her son, Gordon M. (Cynthia); daughters, Betty Jane Redmond-Shultz and Tracy J. Miceli (Lee Thompson); grandchildren, Anthony Miceli, Dana Miceli, Kelsea Redmond, Tyler Redmond, Christina Flamand, Carly (Jordan) Curtis, Hayley Shultz. Marle, a retired physical education teacher from T.J. Connor Elementary School of the Wheatland-Chili Central Schools District, continued many…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Hunt, Rosemary

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                                                                                                                                                                                    • Jack “Stimey” Hill

                                                                                                                                                                                      Jack “Stimey” Hill, 54, of North Las Vegas, Nev., entered into rest Sept. 4, 2008. Born in Hornell Feb. 23, 1954, he was the son of Edwin and Gertrude Hill. Jack was a U.S. Postal Service carrier in Las Vegas and Reno and served in the U.S. Army. He was predeceased by his parents and his daughter, Mary Jo. Surviving are his wife, Maria; a daughter, Morgan; and his son, Matthew, all of Las Vegas; one brother, Joe of Rochester; and a special niece, Jackie Meehan of Canisteo. Family and friends are…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • James Jr., Henry C.

                                                                                                                                                                                        JAMES - Henry C., Jr. Of Orchard Park, NY, entered into rest October 4, 2008, beloved husband of Patricia A. (nee Botticelli) James; devoted father of Dawn (James) John and the late Douglas H. (Andrea) James; cherished grandfather of Ian James, James Kriger, Kristin (Randy Sr.) Shank; adored great-grandfather of Randy Jr. and Sara; loving son of the late Henry C. and Mary H. (nee Mertz) James, Sr.; dear brother of Robert James, Dorothy (late Henry) Overhoff and the late Charles (late Clare) Brawer; also…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Janas, Helen (Hodala)

                                                                                                                                                                                          JANAS - Helen (nee Hodala)Of Lancaster, NY, October 4, 2008, beloved wife of the late Frank; loving mother of Loretta (Robert) Kryszak, Carl (Barbara) Janas, Stephen (Chris) Janas; loving grandmother of Alistair Jones, Robert C. (Chris) Kryszak, David M. (Andrea) Kryszak, Julie Janas, Anne (Jessie) Jezraszczak, Mark, Alex Janas; great-grandmother of Courtney, Brandon, Luke and Gemma. Family will receive relatives and friends at the WENDEL &LOECHER, INC. FUNERAL HOME, 27 Aurora St., Lancaster, Monday 2-4…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Jefferson, Roy

                                                                                                                                                                                            October 3, 2008 Roy A. "Tony" Jefferson died, Friday, October 3, at Francis House, after a brave and honorable battle with cancer. He was born and raised in New York City. After an honorable discharge from the Air Force, he held several positions in the Manhattan area, including the Museum of African Art, and was road manager for "The Main Ingredient." Thirty-seven years ago he relocated to the Syracuse Manlius area and was employed by Community Development and the Syracuse Housing…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Johnson, George Wilson

                                                                                                                                                                                              Newburgh, NY On Monday, September 29, 2008, the mortal remains of Bishop G.W. Johnson exchanged the cares of this world from earth's sorrows for Heaven's joy. George Wilson Johnson was born July 13, 1919 in Trenton, NC, a son of Deacon Edgar Johnson and Mother Katie Hussey Johnson, the youngest of two sons, Milton Johnson and wife, Martha Johnson, deceased. He attended elementary and high school in Trenton NC, attended AT&TCollege in North Carolina, and received a Doctorate's degree in 1972.…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Joseph P. “Chips” McKenna

                                                                                                                                                                                                Joseph P. “Chips” McKenna, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2008. He is survived by his son, Joseph Quiroz; sister, Susan (Jeffrey) Paine; nieces, Colleen, Sheridan, Teresa Richards and Margi Linder; cousins, aunts and uncles, including Mr. and Mrs. Dr. Raymond Russell of Ilion. Services and interment are at the convenience of the family. Contributions may be made to the Open Door Mission.

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Kazmierczak, Dean R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  KAZMIERCZAK - Dean R. October 3, 2008, beloved son of Raymond and Ida (Sobotka) Kazmierczak; dear brother of Dennis W. Kazmierczak; dear nephew of Joyce Greene; cousin of John (Debbie) Levesque and Michael (Suzi) Wrona. Relatives and friends may call at the BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3025 William St., near Union Rd, Cheektowaga, Tuesday from 3-7 PM. Funeral service Wednesday at 11 AM.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kehm, Albert J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Kehm, Albert J. Greece: Tuesday, August 5, 2008. Predeceased by his sister, Gertrude Ash. Survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Mary Ann; son, Joseph (Diane) Kehm; his daughter, Marcia (James) Prattico; sisters, Eleanor Kehm and Rose Marie Sparagana; grandchildren, Rachel, Brian, Alex &Bridget Kehm; several nieces and nephews. Albert was a 50-year member of the Brick Layers, Local 11. Family and friends are invited to Albert's Memorial Service on Saturday, October 11, 9:30 AM at Holy Cross…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kelly, John W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Kelly, John W. Charlotte: Oct 3rd, 2008. After a courageous battle with cancer. born in Malone, NY on July 2,1941, He was the son of James H and Alice Otis Kelly. John attended Malone School and upon graduation from Franklin Academy in 1959, he entered the Armed forces serving in the US Army's 3rd Infantry Division in Germany. John was employed by Eastman Kodak for 28 yrs and Pinkerton Security as Road Supervisor for 5 yrs. Predeceased by his father James H. Kelly and 2 grandchildren, Eric and Angel.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kemp, Carol Ann (Grabowski)

                                                                                                                                                                                                        KEMP - Carol Ann (nee Grabowski)Of Hamburg, entered into rest September 28, 2008, beloved wife of the late Donald Kemp; devoted mother of Susan (Kevin) Zeis, and Kimberley Kemp; cherished grandmother of Andrew and Jason; loving daughter of the late Stanley and Sophie (nee Czogka) Grabowski; dear sister of Christine (Victor) Moss; also survived by relatives and friends. No prior visitation. Private services. Arrangements LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ketterer, Mareather

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ketterer, Mareather North Carolina: September 29, 2008, at the age of 59. Born to the late Mr. David B. &Alberta Washington. She is survived by her husband, Samuel Ketterer of 35 years; daughters, Getina (Roy) Bailey and Kendrah (Bryant) Shaw, both of Rochester, NY; 5 grandchildren, Rainey, Ierra, Donovan, Candice and Josh; sisters, Marquitta (Paul) Friend of Winston Salem, NC, and Geraldine (Willie) Hunt of NJ; brothers, Albert (Ada) Washington, Earl (Deloris) Washington and Melvin (Francis)…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Knox, Ruth B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Knox, Ruth B. Rochester: October 4, 2008. Predeceased by her husband, Stratton L. Knox. She is survived by her son, Richard L. Knox; daughters, Elizabeth K. (Jimmy) Sunshine, and Victoria A. (Andy) Klem; grandson, Christopher L. Knox; granddaughters, Ali and Jessie Sunshine, Abbey and Maggie Klem; brother, Rodney (Barbara) Linford; sister Rita (Michael) Mew. "And when I die think only this of me that there's some corner of a foreign field, that is, forever England." No prior calling. A Funeral…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Konieczny, Richard M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              KONIECZNY - Richard M. October 3, 2008, son of the late Michael and Lucy; dear brother of Joan Fisher; loving uncle of Marlene Konieczny, Kevin (Marie) Fisher and Karen (Dr. Kunwar) Vohra. Service at the PACER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2275 George Urban Blvd. (two blocks east of Dick Rd.) Thursday at 7 PM. Richard was a Vietnam veteran.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Krawczak, Jerome

                                                                                                                                                                                                                KRAWCZAK - Jerome October 2, 2008, husband of the late Marjorie (nee DeGroat); son of the late Celestyn and Martha (Lepczyk) Krawczak; brother of Dorothy (late John) Gorski, Leonard (Marilyn) Krawczak and Angeline (late Curt) Weber; also survived by nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial at St. John Gualbert Church, Gualbert at Doat St., Saturday October 11th at 12 Noon. No prior visitation. Jerry was a Korean War veteran. Memorials may be made to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation (Pediatric Cancer),…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Krolick, Fannie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Krolick, Fannie Albany, NY: October 3, 2008. Predeceased by husband, Lester Krolick and sister, Zelda Cooper. Survived by her daughter, Donna (Robert) Grossman of Niskayuna, NY; son, Ron (Tara) Krolick of New York, NY; grandchildren, Jill, Sondra, Alexander and Avery; 5 great grandchildren. Graveside Services will be held at 11:45AM on Sunday, October 5th at White Haven Memorial Park (Please gather at entrance). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Daughters of Sarah Jewish Foundation, 180…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kurtz, Ronald C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    KURTZ - Ronald C. October 2, 2008; beloved wife of Mary (Manns); dear mother of Charles M. (Connie) and Suzanne Kurtz. Funeral from the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME, INC. (Southtowns Chapel), 3155 Orchard Park Rd., Monday at 9:30 and from St. John Vianne Church at 10:00 AM. Friends may call Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Online register book @,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Labushesky, Leonard A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (Youngstown) - Leonard A. Labushesky, age 82, of Youngstown, NY, died Friday, October 3, 2008 in the Niagara Hospice House, in Lockport, after a long illness.Mr. Labushesky was born January 1, 1926 in North Tonawanda, the son of the late Arthur and Leona (Sebold) Labushesky. He graduated from North Tonawanda High School in 1944 and enlisted in the U.S. Army. Leonard served in 7th Regimental Battle Patrol, of the 3rd Infantry Division. He was the recipient of the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Good Conduct…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ladd, Patricia Jean

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        may call Thomas Tuesday 3-7 PM. Funeral Service at Thomas Chapel Wednesday 1:30. Interment, Riverside Thomas Funeral Chapel Inc. 4545 Lake Avenue 663-3837

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Levin, Kathryn "Kelly"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Levin, Kathryn "Kelly" Glendale, AZ: Age 81, passed away on October 1, 2008. Born in Rochester, NY, Kathryn came to Arizona 32 years ago. Her favorite pastimes were talking on the phone, playing cards, Yahtzee &Majong, and she never missed sending cards to family &friends for every occasion. She was preceded in death by her husband Bernard in 1989 and is survived by sons, Geoff (Clare), Ron (Fran), Frank (Shelley), Joel (Angel) &Jon (Martha); daughter Marilyn; brothers Irv, Mort…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Levine, Allan Lewis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Albuquerque, NM Allan Lewis Levine, 85, a resident of Albuquerque, NM since 1998, died Wednesday, September 17, 2008. Mr. Levine was born in Lowell, MA, son of William and Bessie Levine. He is survived by his children, Erica Levine Powers of Newburgh, NY, formerly of Concord MA, and John B. Levine, M.D., and wife, Elissa Carlson of Cambridge, MA; grandson, Llewellyn A. Powers of Oakland, CA, formerly of Concord MA; brother, Morey Levine of Andover, MA; cousin, Joan B. Pinck of Cambridge, MA; the children of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Levine, Irving

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Woodbourne, NY Irving Levine of Woodbourne, a retired proprietor of Resort Printing in Woodbourne, died on Saturday, October 4, 2008 at Achieve Rehab. and Nursing Facility in Liberty. He was 83. He was born on July 25, 1925 in Queens, NY to Benjamin and Beckie Levine. Irving served his country overseas during World War II. He was a past captain of the Woodbourne Fire Police; member of Congregation B'nai Israel in Woodbourne, and he was also a member of The Fallsbugh Masonic Lodge #1122. He was the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lew, Bing Yee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bing Yee Lew of Oakwood, Staten Island died at home on September 28, 2008. He was 84 years old. He is survived by his children; Marie and William Cintron, Irene and Wayne Krause, Mabel and David Tom, Raymond and Michiko Lew, Gary and Sonia Lew, Cindy and Alfred You. Grandchildren; James Lew, Kathy Lew, Amanda Lew, Brianna Lew, Kimberly You and Martin Han, Jennifer You and Jon Stanley and Alfred You II, Kenneth and Kristen Krause, Marlina Krause and Jason Petro. Great-grandchildren; Tyler Stanley, Joshua…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lew, Yin Goon / Bing Yee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Lew, Yin Goon / Bing Yee Staten Island, NY: Passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 28, 2008, age 84. Bing arrived at Ellis Island in 1936 &lived with his grandfather in Rochester. He attended PS 15 &at Monroe High and graduated in 1944. As Army Reservist, Bing studied engineering at the University of DE. Bing moved to Staten Island, NY in 1949 where he &his wife, Kam-Ping Chan, lovingly raised 6 children, &became business owners, retiring in 2001. Bing is survived by his children: Marie,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lickers, Sally M. Tulley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sally M. Tulley Lickers, age 63, of Niagara Falls, died on October 2, 2008 at Claxton-Hepburn Hospital, Ogdensburg where she has been a patient since September 27th. Sally was born on February 12, 1945 in Gouverneur, a daughter of the late Garth and Vivian Tulley.She attended school in Heuvelton and later received her G.E.D. She moved to Niagara Falls in 1958. A marriage to Norman Lickers ended in divorce. Mrs. Lickers received nurse’s aid training from Trott Vocational School in Niagara Falls and had…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Lindberg, Elsie E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      LINDBERG - Elsie E. Of Cheektowaga, NY, October 2, 2008; wife of the late Eric A. Lindberg; dearest mother of Shauna (Robin) Strength, Carrie and the late Ronald Lindberg; grandmother of Melissa, Megan, Calla, Rebecca, Julia, Erica, Kristian and Erick; sister of Kenneth Lillis and the late Michael J., Charles, and Lorraine; survived by several great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Friends may call Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst, NY.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lindner, Alice R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will be present Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Friends invited to Funeral Services Monday morning at 11:00.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Linton, Elwood L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          will be on Tuesday, October 7, from 10-11 a.m. at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick. Funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Warwick Cemetery. Memorial donations may be sent to Warwick Valley Humane Society, PO Box 61, Warwick, NY 10990. For further information, directions or to send an online condolence, see

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lockhart, Rosemary "Nudo"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lockhart, Rosemary "Nudo" IRONDEQUOIT: Died peacefully on October 2nd, 2008 in presence of her loving family at age 87. Rosemary is survived by her husband of 67 years John Lockhart; children, Donna (Michael) Deisinger, Don (Debbie), John Jr., Larry (Michelle), Terry (Charlene), Randy (Elizabeth) and Scott Lockhart; sisters, Arlene Maida, Delores Zielonko, Betty Tudisco, Lois Guck, brother, Leonard (Mary) Nudo; sister-in-law, Ruth Lockhart; along with 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren many…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Luhde, Gerda D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may attend a Graveside Service, Tuesday at 10 o'clock at Mt. Hope Cemetery (meet at Mt. Hope entrance). Contributions can be made in her memory to the Episcopal Church Home, 535 Mt. Hope Ave., Rochester, NY 14620, Lifespan of Rochester, or a charity of your choice. Reference: DREIER-GILTNER FUNERAL HOME, INC.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lutz Jr., Richard. W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lutz, Richard. W., Jr. Holley, NY/formerly of Lancaster, PA: Passed at home September 28, 2008, from the loving arms of his family and wife into the loving arms of our LORD JESUS, at age 61. Survived by the love of his life, wife Kathy (Papaleo) Lutz, daughters, Jodi (Tim) Bird, Katie (Roy Wagner) Apton, step-sons Steven (Andrea) Shadders, Michael (Lynn) Shadders, sister Linda (Larry) Leed, cousin Dawn Rothfus, brother-in-law Vincent (Pam) Papaleo, sisters-in-law Madeline (Larry) Woodruff, Rebecca Papaleo,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Maccalupo, Antoinette R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MACCALUPO, Antoinette R. -Dear Mama, its been nine years ago today, youre gone but not forgotten. LOVE, JUDY AND JOHN,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Macor, Arietta B. (Meyer)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MACOR - Arietta B. Bommer (nee Meyer)Age 95, formerly of Cheektowaga N.Y., passed away on September 16, 2008 in Morristown, IN. She was born to the late Leonard Herbert Bommer and Anna Catherine Meyers on December 17, 1912 in Cheektowaga. She married the late Gino Macor in 1940 in Buffalo N.Y. She was a devoted wife and mother, worked for the Buffalo School Corp. and was a lifelong member of the Epiphany Lutheran Church in Buffalo. Mrs. Macor is survived by her son, David (Katie) Macor of Ingalls, IN.;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Maier, Dorothy Imogene

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Wallkill, NY Dorothy Imogene Maier, age 78, of Wallkill, died Thursday, October 2, 2008 at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. Imogene was born on April 1, 1930 in Bridgewater, VA, she was the daughter of the late Isaac F. and the late Lula M. (Rankin) Eckard. She married Arthur F. Maier on December 5, 1948, in Middletown, NY. He died on September 22, 2005. Imogene was the current President of the Alph Zeta Chapter of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, she was inducted on March 7, 1965, making her a 43-year member.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mandat, Estelle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Manganello, Craig A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Manzaro, Eva DiSanto

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          9 a.m. Monday in Holy Family Church. Calling Hours: 3 to 6 p.m. today at Pettigrass Funeral Home, 196 Genesee St., Auburn.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Marcus, Dorothy B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MARCUS - Dorothy B. (Bennett)Of Hamburg, entered into rest September 29, 2008; beloved wife of the late Maurice Marcus; devoted mother of Alan (Donna Spark) Platt and Richard (Sherrie) Platt; step-mother of Harriett Samakow and Barbara (Shelly) Lopate; cherished grandmother of six grandchildren and one great-grandchild; loving daughter of the late Saul and Anna (nee Shapiro) Bennett; dear sister of Bernice (Al) Offstein, Sandra (late Arnold) Ruttenburg, June (late Donald) Shapiro and the late Ruth (late…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Margaret M. Austin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Margaret M. Austin, 85, of 915 Main St., Troupsburg, passed away on Friday, October 3, 2008. Born in the Town of West Union, NY, May 16, 1923, she was the daughter of James and Rose O’Hargon Harkenrider. She was a graduate of Greenwood Central School and of the Elmira Business Institute. Margaret was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church of Rexville. She married Layton H. Austin August 14, 1943. He preceded her in death on March 11, 1997. She was also preceded in death by her grandson Gregory Antonio,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Marino, Philip A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                MARINO - Philip A. September 28, 2008; husband of the late Josephine (Granata) Marino; father of Philip Jr., Patricia, and Gary Marino; grandfather of Christopher and Bradley Koch; son of the late Cosimo and Philipa (DiFrancesco) Marino; brother of Caroline (John) Tataro, Louis (Arlene) Marino, late Pauline Ballanca and the late Salvatore (Rose) Marino. No prior visitation. Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Mass celebrated from St. Margarets Church on Wednesday 9:30 AM. Arrangements by Connie…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Martha l. Wengert

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Martha l. Wengert 88 of 1 Greenwood Terrace Mohawk passed away on Wednesday October 1, 2008 at Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown. Martha was born June 29, 1920 in Ilion the daughter of the late Walter and Hilda Quick Wengert. She received her education in the Ilion school system, and was employed with New York State Electric and Gas, the Walker and Walker Insurance Agency in Ilion  and retired as business manager at Mohawk Valley General Hospital  in Ilion. Ms. Wengert was a member of the Mohawk Reformed…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Martin, Donald E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MARTIN - Donald E. October 3, 2008, beloved husband of Suzanne M. (nee Moore) Martin; dear father of Michelle M. (David) Ezzo, Catherine M. (Clint) Daggett, Christopher G. (Suzanne), Molly F. (Michael) Caso and Anne E. (Mark) Izydorczak; loving grandfather of ten grandchildren; brother of Edith Martin, Thomas (Joan) Martin, Theresa (Charles) Cavaretta, Bernard (Katie) Martin and the late Anne Frame; also survived by many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Josephs University…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mary Delores (Nardelli) Sennett

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      On September 28th 2008, Mary Delores (Nardelli) Sennett, age 92, left this world to join her beloved husband George, with whom she celebrated 66 years of marriage. Mary was born March 12th 1916 to Joseph and Pasqueline (Jenny) Nadelli. She was employed as a dress maker in many of the local dress shops, until her retirement. She was active in the Herkimer Senior Center and the ILGW Union where she held many offices and  arranged many trips for all to enjoy. When she wasn’t arranging a bus trip for many…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • McKenna, Joseph P. "Chips"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        McKenna, Joseph P. "Chips" Brighton: Monday, September 29, 2008. Survived by his son, Joseph Quiroz; sister, Susan (Jeffrey) Paine; nieces, Colleen Sheridan, Teresa Richards and Margi Linder; cousins, aunt and uncles, including, Mr. &Mrs. Dr. Raymond Russell of Ilion, NY. Services and Interment at the convenience of the family. Contributions may be made to the Open Door Mission. Ref. JOHN M. HEDGES FUNERAL HOME.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • McKinney, Dolores Joy


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • McNamara, Eileen J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Eileen J. McNamara of Binghamton Eileen J. (Heslin) McNamara died at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Thursday, October 2, 2008. She was predeceased by her husband of 47 years, Raymond J. McNamara; and also by her fiancee, John E. Sluznis, who passed away on September 30, 2008. The daughter of the late Edward J. and Mary K. (Cooney) Heslin, she was also predeceased by her sister, Kathleen Hahn Collett; and brothers, James S. (Red) Heslin, and Edward Robert Heslin. Survived by her daughter, Janet Haseley; sons,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Michael L. Wiederhold

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Michael L. Wiederhold, age 56, of Lakeview Apartments in Bath, NY died Thursday, October 2, 2008. He was born August 21, 1952 in Bath, NY the son of Lester and Gladys McLoud VanZile.  He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Bath.  Michael enjoyed singing and playing his guitar for friends and family. He is survived by three sisters, Janette Kenyon of Bath, NY, Anne (Patrick) Hinterberg of Madison, WI and  Katherine Jones of E. Rochester, NY; two brothers,  Marvin Wiederhold of Centralia,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Molter, Harry W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Harry W. Molter of Hillcrest A Requiem Mass of the traditional Latin Rite will be offered Monday 10:30 a.m. from St. Athanasius Roman Catholic Church, 406 Shady Drive, Endwell. Burial will be in Chenango Valley Cemetery, Hillcrest. The family will receive friends at the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 East Main Street, Endicott, Sunday evening from 5:30-8:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Harry's memory may be made to St. Athanasius Roman Catholic Church, 406 Shady Drive, Endwell, N.Y.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Morris, Franklin S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Morrison, Evelyn L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    are invited to join family for a memorial mass on Saturday, October 11 at 9:30am at Christ the King Church, 445 Kings Hwy., Irondequoit with a reception following at Keenan's Restaurant on East Ridge Rd.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Morse, Leslie I.C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Morse, Leslie I.C. Lyons: 88. Oct. 2, 2008. Survived by his longtime companion, Agnes Proseus; 2 sons, David (Kolleen) of Rochester, Christopher of Fairport; 2 daughters, Sheila (Jay) Morse of AZ, Dana (Alvin Lamb) Hartranft of Newark; 2 sisters, Marion (Rob) Bard of AZ, Grace Clish of Washington, D.C.; 6 grandchildren, Timothy (Amanda), Brian (Jessica), Joseph, Emily, Lindsay, Heather; 3 great-grandchildren, Ayden, Tyler, Emily; nieces, nephews. Predeceased by brother, Stanley in 1980. Les was a mechanical…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Moses, Elsworth F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        October 3, 2008, omitted his age. He was 59 years old and was born February 4, 1949. Butler-Badman Funeral Home Inc. is handling arrrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mosher, Amelia M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mosher, Amelia M. (Harrod) East Rochester: Peacefully, surrounded by her family on October 2, 2008, at the age of 98 years. Predeceased by her husband, Arlington W. Mosher and her son, Arlington L. Mosher. She is survived her daughter, Lorraine Passero; son, Gordon (Virginia) Mosher, and 3 generations of grandchildren. Services and interment will be private. HARLOFF Funeral Home 586-5948

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mosher, Dorothy C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mosher, Dorothy C. Penfield: September 27, 2008, age 89. Survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Evans and her 3 children, Allen (Shelley) Mosher of Rochester, Susan (Robert) Slavicek of New Berlin, NY, and Patience Reagan of Wellsville, NY; 8 grandchildren, Lynn, AJ, Andrea, Lauren Mosher, Jennifer (Dan) Pudney, Rob Slavicek, Lindsay (Brett) Schuld and Ashley Reagan. Memorial Services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Humane Society at Lollypop Farm.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Muraco, Dean Robert

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Nardella, Joseph J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Nasca, Jack J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  . PALMS WEST FUNERAL HOME, Royal Palm Beach, FL (561) 753-6004.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Newman, Darren

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    directly following at Coleman and Daniels Funeral Home, 300 E. Main St., Endicott, N.Y., with the Reverends Douglas and Janice Clark co-officiating. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Scranton Chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 366 N. Main St., Taylor, Pa. 18517.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Nicholes, Frances

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Nicosia, Dolores (DelPriore)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will be present on Monday from 2-7 PM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5200 Sheridan Drive (corner of Hopkins Rd) where funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 8:15 AM and followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated from St. Gregory the Great Church at 9 AM. Flowers are gratefully declined. If desired, memorials may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of WNY, 4976 Transit Rd., Depew, NY 14043. Online register at,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Nistler, Mary Jane (Boschele)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          at Arrangements by OCONNELL-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Novak, Myer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            October 3, 2008 Myer "Mike" Novak, of Jamesville, died at age 85 of heart disease at St. Joseph's Hospital on Friday. He was a life resident of Syracuse. Mike retired from a long career as a social worker for the Syracuse Developmental Center, where he organized and was the first director of the summer camping program in New York State for the mentally challenged. His early work included being a director of recreational programming and summer camps at the Syracuse Jewish Community Center,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Novinski, Anthony "Tony"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Nowicki, James P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                September 17, 2008 James P. Nowicki, 58, died Wednesday, September 17, at a fiesta in Shipasbamba, Peru. A gifted healer, he was a massage ther-apist and a certified reconnec-tive therapist. Born in Passaic, NJ, on January 26, 1950, the son of Ann Arendas Nowicki and the late William Nowicki, he lived in Syracuse, NY, and in Lenox, MA. He traveled extensively both abroad and in the United States. He truly was a citizen of the world, and thus it is fitting that his earthly body rests in Peru. He leaves his…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ostapchuk, Ann B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ostapchuk, Ann B. (Federation) Rochester: Saturday, October 4, 2008. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Nicholas; 2 daughters, Merri (Allen) Haller and Nikki (Stanley) Dykovitz; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grand-daughters; her sister, Stella (Ronald) Steve; sisters-in-law, Kasia Swetz and Lois Federation; many nieces, nephews &cousins. Her family will receive friends on Monday from 3 - 6 PM, followed by her Funeral Service at 6 PM at the Michael R. Yackiw Funeral Home, 1650 Empire Blvd., Webster.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pamela J. Wheaton

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Pamela J. Wheaton of 57 Greenwich St. passed away Saturday (Oct. 4, 2008) at Jones Memorial Hospital, Wellsville. She was born May 20, 1959, in Wellsville, to Robert and Patricia (Knox) Wheaton. Pam was a lifelong resident of Belmont and graduated from both Belmont Central School and Olean Business Institute (OBI). She was a dedicated 27-year employee of Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville. Pam served for over 20 years as an active member of the Amity Rescue Squad and recently was its secretary. She was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Patrick, Gladys I. (Owens)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PATRICK - Gladys I. (Owens)October 4, 2008, beloved wife of the late Matthew Patrick; dear mother of Kenneth (Donna) Patrick, June (Robert) Reinard, Cheryl (Gary) Saxer and Karen (Kenneth) Ball; also survived by 11 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; predeceased by three brothers and three sisters. Friends received at the MICHAEL A. DiVINCENZO FUNERAL HOME, 1122 E. Lovejoy St., Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the funeral service will be held Tuesday morning at 11 AM.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pecorella, Mary Grace (Tuttobene)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Pecorella, Mary Grace (Tuttobene) Rochester: Oct. 2, 2008. Age 88. Predeceased by her husband, Salvatore; her parents, Christopher and Pauline Tuttobene; sisters, Liboria and Santina; brothers, Joseph and Anthony. Survived by her children, Virginia (Leonard) LaCarra, Paula (Gene) Short, Joann (John) Perna, Leonard Pecorella, Regina (Ray) Wahl; sisters-in-law, Terry Pecorella, and Lillian Tuttobene; dear friend and special son, Gary Cirulli of Augusta, MI; also many grandchildren, great-grandchildren;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Perez, Edmund Elmore

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Edmund Elmore Perez of Hurdle Mills Edmund Elmore Perez, 88, of 209 Salem Pond Dr., died Friday, October 3, 2008, at his home. Born in Broome County, N.Y., Mr. Perez was the son of the late Edmund Arnold and Gladys Smith Perez. Mr. Perez served in the US Army during WWII and had been stationed with the West African Service Command. Mr. Perez was also stationed at the Pentagon. Mr. Perez was a former cabinet maker and construction worker. He worked for Cadre Industries in Endicott, N.Y. for over 20 years and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pero, Rose Marie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may call at the Dierna Funeral Home, 2309 Culver Rd., Sunday (today), 4 - 8 PM. Those wishing may attend her Funeral Mass, Monday at 10 AM. Contributions in her memory may be directed to St. Cecilia's Building Fund, Nazareth Academy and the Lipson Cancer Center at Rochester General Hospital.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Philip E. Bowen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Philip E. Bowen, 73, of Ilion, passed away at his home Tuesday evening, September 30, 2008. Born August 26, 1935, in Lake Placid, he was the son of Earnest and Frances Bowen. The family purchased a farm and moved to Richfield Springs in 1943, where he attended school in the Cherry Valley school district. He was joined in marriage to Mary E. McGee in 1960. They resided together in St. Johnsville where Phil worked as an auditor for A&P grocery before opening two family run restaurants in 1962. In 1965, he…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Piacenti, Carmela A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                will receive friends at the C. MERTZ AND SON FUNERAL HOME, INC., Monday from 2-4 and 6:30-8:30 PM, where funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 9 AM and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John the Baptist Chuch (Englewood Ave) at 9:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to the Olmsted Center for the Visually Impaired, 1170 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14209.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Plumridge, Mary R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  October 1, 2008 Mary R. Plumridge, 83, of Cicero, passed away Wednesday. She is survived by three sons; two daughters; six grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Services will be private. There will be no calling hours. To leave a special message for the family online, visit New Comer Funeral Home

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pogrow, Bernard B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    may call Sunday, 2-5 PM at the Michael R. Yackiw Funeral Home, 1650 Empire Blvd., Webster. On Monday, please join the family for his Funeral Mass at Stanislaus Church at 9:30 AM. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Stanislaus Church in his memory.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Pokrzywka, John W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      . Arrangements by The DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Prasker, Sonia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Prasker, Sonia Irondequoit: October 3, 2008. Predeceased by husband, Max Prasker. Survived by daughter, Rose (Gary) Novack; son, Allen (Kathy) Prasker; grandchildren, Matthew (Paula) Fink, Paul (Heather) Fink, Rachel (Shawn) Johnson, Jason Prasker and Kimberly Prasker; great grandchildren, Abigail, Sophie, Eliana and Georgia Rose. Devoted wife, mother and great grandmother (Nana). A brave Holocaust survivor she will always be our inspiration. Graveside Services will be held 11 AM on Monday, October 6th at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Quicksey, Leola (Campbell)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Radomski, Theodore T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rampino, Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Randall, Helen A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                . Arrangements are under the direction of the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Hallstead, Pa.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Rappold, Zephirine J. (Suwalski)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  RAPPOLD- Zephirine J., Helen (nee Suwalski)October 4, 2008, wife of the late Milton Rappold; mother of Christine (Thomas) Szast and the late Paul Rappold; grandmother of Daniel (Deborah), David and Kim Sturm; great-grandmother of four; twin sister of Otylia Przybyla; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family present Monday 2-4 and 7-9 at the HOY FUENRAL HOME, INC., 3855 Seneca St., West Seneca, where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10:30 AM. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Reagan, Elisabeth

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    are invited to call Sunday (today) 4-8 PM at Miller Funeral Homes, Inc., 3325 Winton Road South. Betty's Funeral Mass will be held in St. Monica's Church, 831 Genesee Street on Monday at 10 AM. Interment, White Haven Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Journey Home Hospice, 994 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14626. To email a message of condolence please visit Betty's guest book at:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Reich-Webster, June

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      REICH-WEBSTER - June Of Lancaster, NY, September 30, 2008, wife of the late Sheldon Webster and Wilbur Reich; dear mother of Nancy Webster Hughes; grandmother of Tammi (Kevin) Kron; great-grandmother of Elizabeth, Nicholas, Becky and Benjamin; sister of George Folger and the late Warren (Edna) Folger; also survived by nieces, nephews and many friends. No prior visitation. Family will greet friends at the Townline Lutheran Church, Alden, NY, Saturday, October 11 from 10:30-11 AM, where memorial services will…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rent, Edward F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Edward F. Rent of Endicott Edward F. Rent, 82, of Endicott, died unexpectedly at his residence Friday, October 3, 2008. He was predeceased by his parents, Lawrence and Ella; and two brothers, Joe and Larry. He is survived by his wife, M. Joan Rent; five sons and daughters-in-law, Edward, Jr. and Diane, Clay, N.Y., Tim and Susan, Endwell, Tom, Minneapolis, Minn., Paul and Cindy, Gover, N.C., and Stephen Rent, Johnson City; his grandchildren, Erin, Becky, Shada, Abbie, Matthew, Christopher, Kylie, Carly,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ricciardi, Constance M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton. on Monday 9:15 A.M. Religious Service Christ Episcopal Church 10 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned & Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Riesenberger, David A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          are invited to meet the family MONDAY 11:15 AM at CHURCH OF THE ASSUMPTION for his memorial mass. Interment White Haven Memorial Park. Memorials may be directed to Alzheimers Assoc. Rochester Chapter, 435 East Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14620. PAUL W. HARRIS FUNERAL HOME 570 Kings Highway So. 544-2041

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rife, Nancy Lee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rife, Nancy Lee Punta Gorda, FL: Nancy Lee (nee Allen) Rife, 71. Passed away Thursday, October 2, 2008. She is survived by her husband, William; daughter, Cheri (James) Gugliuzza; sons, Doug Dewar and Todd (Peggy) Dewar; sisters, Carolyn (John) O'Neill and Bernice Miceli; brother Lemuel Allen Jr.; 7 grandchildren; 1 great-grand-child; many nieces and nephews.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ritterbandt, Roy Norman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              (West Columbia, SC) - Funeral services for Roy Norman Ritterbandt, 58, will be held at 1 PM Monday, October 6, 2008 in West Columbia Pentecostal Holiness Church, officiated by Pastor Brad Davis. Interment will follow at Woodridge Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family received friends from 6 until 8 PM (SUNDAY) evening in Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to West Columbia Pentecostal Holiness Church, 2310 Platt Springs Road, West Columbia, SC 29169.Mr.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Robert E. Relyea

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Robert E. Relyea, 62, passed away peacefully Tuesday (Sept. 30, 2008) at the Buffalo VA Hospital. Bob was born Feb. 2, 1946, in Warsaw, a son of Kenneth and Stella (Porter) Relyea. Bob was a graduate of Warsaw High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Vietnam Conflict from 1964-67, where he received a Purple Heart. He was predeceased by his wife, Maxine (Rounsville) Relyea; a son, Christopher Relyea; a grandson, Brandon Michael Relyea; and his twin brother, William Relyea. Bob was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Robinson, John E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Robinson, John E. Melbourne, FL: Formerly of Rochester. Died peacefully in his sleep Wed., Oct. 1, 2008, age 59. He leaves his wife, Marion; son, John Jr.; siblings, including Nancy (Allan) Szklany of Webster; nieces and nephews. Services at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be directed to VFW Rocket Post 4534, PO Box 560284, Rockledge, FL 32956. Willard H. Scott Funeral Home

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rockwell, Louise R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will be held at St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Church, 12 Corbett Avenue, Binghamton, Monday at 1 p.m. Father Daniel Findikyan will officiate. Burial will be in Floral Park Cemetery, Johnson City. Arrangements are by the J.A. McCormack Sons Funeral Home, 141 Main Street, Binghamton, N.Y.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Rodriguez, Rafael M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      RODRIGUEZ - Rafael M. Chico Of Buffalo, entered into rest October 2, 2008, beloved husband of Brenda (nee Soler); devoted father of Lita Rodriguez, Russell (Kathy) Rodriguez, Rafael Figeroa, Linda Rodriguez and the late Minerva Figeroa; cherished grandfather of many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; also survived by relatives and friends. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Southtowns Chapel), 3060 Abbott Rd. near Lake Ave. on Sunday from 2-7 PM where the funeral will be held on…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Roedel, Margaret E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Roedel, Margaret E. "Peggy" Greece: Passed away Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008, at age 83. She is predeceased by her husband, William. Survived by children, Patricia (Wayne) Notaro, Joan (Pat) Ludwig, Susan (Helmer) Jensen; 6 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. There will be no prior calling hours. Services and interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be directed to the charity of the donor's choice. Ref: New Comer Funeral Home

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Romanowski, Brenda M. (Czaja)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ROMANOWSKI - Brenda M. (nee Czaja)October 2, 2008; beloved wife of Henry Romanowski; dear sister of Joan (late Melvin) Manowski, Penny ( Gene) Tappan, Cindy Goral, Roger ( Gloria) and Danny Czaja; loving sister in-law of Dennis ( Betty) Romanowski, Teddy ( Cathy) Short and Dawn Woodman; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral services at the BUSZKAFUNERAL HOME INC, 2005 Clinton St, (corner South Ogden ) Sunday at 1:15 PM. Memorials in Mrs. Romanowskis name may be made to Hospice Buffalo, Inc.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Romeo, Patricia A. (Silvestri)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., on Monday 9:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Adalberts RC Church 10 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday 7-9 P.M. and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. WWW.MATTHEWFUNERALHOME.COM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rosenthal, Harriet (Schloss)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Roth, Emma M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Rudolph, David I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  October 3, 2008 David Rudolph, 80, of Delray Beach, Florida, passed away Friday, October 3, 2008. David was the youngest of five children born to Max H. and Anna Wolfe Rudolph. He was born May 1, 1928, in Syracuse, NY, where he lived until moving to Florida in 1982. David was a partner in the family-owned business, Rudolph Brothers Jewelry, a prominent jewelry chain in New York for many years. In 1976 he became the owner of Plaza Liquor Store in Camillus, NY, which is still owned by the family. David was an…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Samul, Genevieve G. (Muchowski)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SAMUL - Genevieve G. (nee Muchowski)October 4, 2008. Age 93. Beloved wife of the late Leo Samul; dearest mother of Sandra Martin; sister of Jane Moskie; also survived by nieces, nephews and many dear friends. A Memorial service will be held 11 AM Tuesday at (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5200 Sheridan Dr. (at Hopkins). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to ECMC, C/O ICU Trauma Care Unit, 462 Grider St. Buffalo, 14215. Online register @,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Savoia, Nicholas

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Schmeling, Laura M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        October 2, 2008 Laura M. Schmeling, 97, passed away peacefully, surrounded by loving members of her family, Thursday evening, October 2, 2008, at The Crossings Rehabilitation and Nursing Home in Minoa, NY. She was a longtime resident of Long Eddy, NY, an active homemaker who enjoyed gardening, loved animals, was an active Democrat and was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother to all her family. Her joy of life touched the hearts of many in her lifetime. Laura was predeceased by her husband,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Schmitt, Dorothy E. (Koester)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SCHMITT - Dorothy E. Koester Of Hamburg, NY, October 2, 2008, wife of the late Joseph W. Koester Jr. and John P. Schmitt; mother of Dorothy (Michael) Romanczuk, James (Teresa) Koester, Judy (Frank) Gerace, Robert (Judy) Koester and Norma (Bruce) Stumpp; step mother of Marland (Cora) and Wesley (Patricia) Schmitt and Lois Jean (late Paul) Polzin; sister of Lois (Matthew) Kipa; also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Funeral from the DONALD M. DEMMERLEY FUNERAL…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Schneider, Eleanor S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            October 3, 2008 Eleanor S. Schneider, devoted wife, mother and grandmother, passed away Friday at St. Joseph's Hospital after a brief illness. A graduate of Marcellus Central Schools and the Powel-son Business Institute, she was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church and its Prayer Shawl Ministry. Eleanor was an avid quilter and a member of the Thumbstall Quilt Guild, the Ugly Quilts for the Homeless, Wednesday Quilters and The Baltimore Applique Group. She was employed by the Marcellus Central…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sestito, Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sestito, Joseph Fairport: October 2, 2008. Survived by his wife Mary; 2 sons, Joe (Beth), David (Eileen); 4 grandchildren, Michele, David, Laura and Gabrielle; 2 great-grand-children, Jaelyn and Kaelee; 1 brother, Frank Sestito; 3 sisters, Mary Santillo, Rose Vincent, Janet Ange; many nieces and nephews. Calling hours Sunday, 2-5 at Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home (Egypt location) 7501 Pittsford Palmyra Road, Fairport. Funeral Mass Monday, 9 am at Church of the Assumption, Fairport. Entombment, White Haven…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sheppard, Duane S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Duane S. Sheppard passed away October 2, 2008 in Erie County Medical Center. Born December 4, 1962 in Tonawanda he was the son of Roy F. and Colleen (LaBlanc) Sheppard. He was an avid motorcycle and car enthusiast.Duane is survived by his siblings, Steve (Sue) Hagen of Gasport, Ron Hagen of Florida, Bruce (Carol) Hagen of Tonawanda, Paul (Bonnie) Hagen of Hartland and Debbie Sheppard of Corfu; also survived by several nieces and nephews; he is survived by loving girlfriend Connie Woolston; and good friends,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sherman, Shirley I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  October 1, 2008 Shirley I. Sherman, 78, of Liverpool, passed away Wednesday. Shirley retired after many years from The Post-Standard Classified Department. She held various jobs in Maine, Massachusetts and New York. She was a member of Liverpool Christian Church, enjoyed playing bingo and was an avid bowler. She was predeceased by her sisters, Louise and Dottie and brother, Wayne. Surviving are her husband of 59 years, Melville Sherman; son, Craig M. Sherman of Woodbridge, VA; daughter, Jane A. (Stan)…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Shipkey, Celia (Biskup)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SHIPKEY - Celia (nee Biskup)October 3, 2008, of Lackawanna, NY, beloved wife of the late John; dearest mother of Kenneth, Arthur (Norma) and Evelyn Gusek; also survived by six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; daughter of the late Albert and Wanda (nee Wojcik) Biskup; predeceased by brothers and sisters. Chapel Service from THE COLONIAL MEMORIAL CHAPELS, INC., 3003 South Park Ave., Lackawanna, NY, Wednesday morning at 9:30. Visitation Tuesday only 2-4 and 7-9 PM.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Shirley R. Smith

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Shirley R. Smith, 75, of 7922 State Route 36, passed away Friday (Oct. 3, 2008) at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Bath, surrounded by his family. Born in Hornell Oct. 7, 1932, the son of Earl and Pauline Voltz Smith, he resided in this area all his life. He was a graduate of Hornell High School, Class of 1950, and served his country as a member of the United States Army from 1957-1959. He had been employed in dairy farming in his early life and later at the Former GLF in Bath.  He then…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sigler, Louise L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Louise L. Sigler of Binghamton Louise L. (Lowery) Sigler, of Binghamton, died peacefully and with dignity on Friday, October 3, 2008. She was a much-beloved daughter, sister, mother, aunt, cousin, friend, and neighbor. Louise was born on August 12, 1933 in Ogdensburg, and was raised in New York and Vermont by her beloved parents, C. Ernest and Fern Lowery. She married Frederick L. Sigler in 1956. They made their home and raised two sons in Binghamton from 1956 - 1982. Louise graduated from Oneonta State…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sluznis, John E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          John E. Sluznis of Binghamton John E. Sluznis, 87, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 30, 2008. He was survived by his fiancee, Eileen J. (Heslin) McNamara, until she joined him in death on October 2, 2008. His survivors include two daughters, Sylvia Schiffman, Whitney Point, Nancy Garrett, Waldorf, Md.; a son, Stephen J. Sluznis, Whitney Point; ten grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, also 17 nieces and nephews. He was a graduate of Binghamton North High School. Mr. Sluznis retired with the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Smith, Ann Louise

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Soos, Richard "Dick"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                may call Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Wattengel Funeral Home, 307 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, NY, where funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 AM. Interment Evangelical Protestant Cemetery. Flowers declined. Memorials may be made to Evangelical Protestant Cemetery, c/o 4979 Tonawanda Creek Rd., North Tonawanda, NY 14120. On-line guest registry at WATTENGEL.COM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sornberger, Hope Meador

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hope Meador Sornberger of Endicott A Memorial Service for Hope Meador Sornberger will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, at the First Presbyterian Church, 29 Grant Ave., Endicott. The Rev. Janice Devine, pastor of the church, will officiate. The family will receive friends at the church from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Those wishing may make memorial contributions to the First Presbyterian Church Deacon's Fund, 29 Grant Ave., Endicott, N.Y. 13760; or to the Alzheimer's Association, 441 West Kirkpatrick St.,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Spina III, Thomas R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    may call on Monday October 6th from 6 – 8 p.m. at the M.J.COLUCCI and SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 MILITARY ROAD, NIAGARA FALLS, NY where funeral services will follow at 8:00 p.m. with Jeff Vogt officiating. Interment in Oakwood Cemetery at the convenience of the family.Visit for on-line guest register.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        , Kysor, Saxton, and Reynolds, of Wayland, NY, and Barbara Kick and all the good neighbors on Williams St.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Stanley G. Wraight

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Stanley G. Wraight, 55, entered into God’s loving arms late Friday evening (Oct. 3, 2008) in the presence of his loving family at his home at 108 Howell St. Born in Bath, on May 4, 1953, he was the son of Gordon and Helen Armstrong Wraight, who survives. On Aug. 6, 2005, he was married in Hornell to the former M. Martha Shick, who also survives. A former resident of Avoca and a graduate of Avoca Central School, Class of 1971, Stan also received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Alfred University…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Stephan, James F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            STEPHAN - James F. October 3, 2008 of Las Vegas, NV, beloved husband of Joanne M. (Ratajczak), brother of Robert L. (Shirley) Stephan of New Port Richey, FL and the late Rev. George J. Stephan; also survived by nieces &nephews. Masses may be said at a church of your choice.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Stevens, Sean

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              STEVENS, Sean -Happy 25th Birthday. We miss you. Love Always, MARY &KELLEY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Stiles, Cecelia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                October 3, 2008 Cecelia Stiles, 86, of Syracuse, formerly of The Valley area, passed away Friday with her family at her side. Cecelia was born in Cherry Plains, NY, on January 29, 1922. She married Herbert W. Stiles, of Platts-burgh, NY in 1944. She was a member of the Daughters of the Nile (Shriners) and Ladies Aux. of the American Legion, Valley Post. She was predeceased by Herbert in 1994. Cecelia is survived by her daughter, Joyce Kellar; her son, Robert (Bonnie) Stiles; four grandchildren, Cindy…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Stoekel, Phillip "PePa"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  will be held from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Monday, October 6 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave. Newburgh. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 7 in the funeral home, with Father Frank Bassett officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Francis Cemetery, New Windsor. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions on Phil's behalf may be sent to American , PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718; or, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Attn: Gift Processing, PO Box 14301,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Streich, Emily

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    September 30, 2008 Emily L. "Auntie Em" Streich, 84, of Syracuse, passed away Tuesday at her home. Life resident of Syra- cuse, she retired from Syracuse University Bookstore after 33 years of service. She was a member of Bellevue United Methodist Church and loved to travel and her Chihuahuas. She was predeceased by her husband, Russell, in 1984. She is survived by her sons, Richard of Syracuse and James of Fabius; grandchildren, Christopher, and Rikki Streich and Patricia McConnell; three great-…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sugrue, John "Johnny Asbestos"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      John "Johnny Asbestos" Sugrue on October 1, 2008. Beloved father of Vincent and Dina. Loving grandfather of Arielle. Beloved son of Eleanor and the late Patrick. Dear brother of George Sugrue and Margaret Rogers. Also survived by loving nieces and nephews. Reposing at A. Azzara Funeral Home Inc., 183 Sand Lane, South Beach, S.I. Funeral Mass Zion Lutheran Church Monday 10:00 A.M. Interment Ocean View Cemetery. Visiting Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. A. Azzara Funeral Home, Inc. Family Owned…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sutherland, Rudolph B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Rudolph B. Sutherland of Vestal Rudolph Blake Sutherland, 80, of Vestal, passed away on Monday, 29 September 2008, with his family at his side. Rudy is survived by his wife of 57 years, Diane Thomas Sutherland; his daughters, Melanie Sutherland (N.Y.) and Cheryl Sutherland (N.H.); his granddaughters, Rachel Sluder (N.H.) and Emily Sluder (N.H.); his sister, Millicent Allison (Dr. Joel) (Conn.); nephews, Ben Allison (N.Y.) and Raphael Allison (N.Y.); and many dear friends and extended family. Rudy was born…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sweeney, Thomas A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Swift, Stephen T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Swift, Stephen T. Ayden, NC: Died August 14, 2008. Husband of Judy Yard Swift; father of Holly Kelly; and grandfather of Daniel Kelly of North Chili, NY, and Samantha Kelly of Greenville, NC. A Memorial will be held October 11th, 2008, at 11 AM at the United Methodist Church in Livonia, NY.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Tackley, Anna Maria

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Anna Maria Tackley of Johnson City Anna Maria Tackley, 61, of Johnson City, N.Y., was unfortunately taken from her family on October 2, 2008. Anna Maria is survived by her husband of 40 years, Clyde Tackley; her children, Diane (Joe) Talbut, Vestal, N.Y., Michelle (Charles) Lapo, Gansevoort, N.Y., and Mark Tackley (girlfriend, Brenda Ulrick), Johnson City, N.Y.; her brothers, Vince Burcz, Mt. Morris, N.Y., Jerome (Patty), Owego, N.Y.; and niece and nephew, Karen (Mike) Byrne and Matthew Burcz, also of Mt.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Theodore Caulkins Lyon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Theodore Caulkins Lyon, 89, of Earlywoodland, died Saturday, September 27, 2008, at the Cobleskill Regional Hospital. Mr. Lyon was born June 27, 1919, in Jordanville, a son of Grace and Waldo Lyon. His family later moved to Dolgeville and established the Lyon Dairy Farm which was in operation for many years. Mr. Lyon graduated from Dolgeville High School in 1938. He served 4 1/2 years in the armed forces during World War II. Upon his honorable discharge, he enrolled at Hartwick College and graduated in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Thomas Jr., Tudor R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Tirado, Maria A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    October 3, 2008 Maria A. Tirado, 66, of North Syracuse, passed away peacefully Friday morning, October 3, 2008, at home, after a courageous battle with heart disease. She was a loving woman who took pleasure in the simple things of life. Her main focus was her family, and she never turned anyone away who needed a shoulder to cry on or ears to listen to. Her heart stopped beating in her chest and now beats in the hearts of all who knew her. Born January 1, 1942, in Caguas Puerto Rico, Maria was the daughter…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Tirino, Nick

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Tomaselli, Helen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        TOMASELLI, Helen Vitale-Dear sister and aunt. There is a point where feelings go beyond words. LOVE, BROTHER AND FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Truax, June H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          11 a.m. Tuesday at Hartwell Funeral Home, 11 Clinton St., Tully. Interment: Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Pompey. Friends may call 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to: Pompey Hill Fire Department, 7407 Academy St., Pompey, NY 13138.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tucker, Henry P. "Pete"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Tufano, Cheryse E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call Sunday, 3-7 PM at the funeral chapel (2305 Monroe Ave.) and are invited to bring a written memory or favorite photo of Cheryse for the family's photo book. A Funeral Service will be held Monday, 1:00 PM at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 4115 Dewey Ave. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the American Heart Assoc., P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220. Anthony Funeral & Cremation Chapels 2305 Monroe Ave. 244-0770

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mrs. Mildred Ferguson, 87, of Gloversville, died Saturday at Nathan Littauer Hospital. Mrs. Ferguson was born October 29, 1922 in Bronx, N.Y., daughter of the late William and Florence Falkman.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Vanvolkenburgh, Harold Frederick

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    VanVolkenburgh, Harold Frederick Sneads Ferry, NC: Harold Fredrick VanVolkenburgh, 81, who was born in Monroe County, NY, died August 25, 2008, at his home in Sneads Ferry, NC. He was preceded in death by his mother, Bertha Rimkus VanVolkenburgh, and his father, Harold Fredrick VanVolkenburgh, Sr. He was the widower of Mary Kellogg VanVolkenburgh. Survivors include his daughter, Heidi VanVolkenburgh Wescott. He served in the Navy on the USS Lewis Hancock. During his service he received a victory medal. He…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Van Allan, Judith

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      VAN ALLAN - Judith Of Springville, NY; October 3, 2008; dearest mother Annie (Jeffrey) Atlas, Margaret Van Allan (Edward Pew), Joe Sousa, Christine Dodge, Michael (Margaret) Letson, (late Frank Sousa); also survived by 15 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; predeceased by 2 sisters. No prior visitation. Arrangements by the Curtin Funeral Home, Inc.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Vaselli, Letteria Lilla

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Vasiliou Sr., James

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          . James was an Army veteran of WWII.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Vogel, Catherine L. (Cunningham)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            . Donations in Catherines memory may be made to Buffalo Hospice, Inc. PIETSZAK FUNERAL HOME.,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Roberta E. Wage of Owego Roberta E. Wage, 87, passed away on Saturday, October 4, 2008, at her home. She was predeceased by her husband, Harley Wage. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Robin and Roy Bartram, Owego; granddaughter, Sarah Jean Bartram; grandson, Ryan Francis Bartram; one sister, Nellie Gaul, Endicott; several nieces and nephews and cousins. Mrs. Wage was a member of Whittemore Hill United Methodist Church and was a member of the United Methodist Women. She was retired from Ideal…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Waldfogel, Diana

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Waldfogel, Diana Belmont, MA: September 28, 2008, age 86. Predeceased by her husband, Samuel and brother, Roger Pollard. Loving mother of Anne (Harvey Sander), Kathryn (Mark) Argetsinger and David; devoted grandmother of Sophie and Henry Argetsinger and Rebecca and Ethan Sander; beloved sister of Joyce Morrison; several nieces, nephews and dear friends. Services were held Monday. Interment in the Belmont Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made to the First Church, Unitarian in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Wallace, George H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  may attend his Memorial Mass, Tuesday at 9:30 AM at St. Boniface Church. Inurnment in Riverside Cemetery. Arr: John J. Curran Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Walter A. Szarejko

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Deacon Walter A. Szarejko, 84, a resident of Newport since 1988 and a former resident of Middleville for 40 years, died unexpectedly on September 30, 2008 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica. He was born in Herkimer on February 4, 1924, a son of the late Andrew and Mary  (Malinowski) Szarejko.  Walter graduated from Herkimer High School in 1941 and entered the U. S. Navy in 1942.  He served during WW II in the Pacific Theater as a turret gunner on torpedo bombers flying off aircraft carriers, U.S.S.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Walter E. Becker, Sr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Walter E. Becker, Sr., age 86, of Williams Rd., Prattsburgh died Thursday, October 2, 2008 at the McAuley Manor in Hornell, NY. Friends and family are invited to attend his memorial service at the Prattsburgh United Methodist Church at 10am on Saturday, October 11, 2008 with the Rev. Beverly Davenport. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Walter was born on December 15, 1921 in Hicksville, NY, the son of the late John and Marie Granz Becker.  He retired from the Town of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Wart, Kathleen A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wasielewski, James J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          WASIELEWSKI - James J. August 21, 2008, devoted son of the late Leo and Julia (Wisniewski); survived by cousins. No prior visitations. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at Corpus Christi Church, 199 Clark St., Buffalo Saturday October 11,at 9:30 AM. James was employed by PCB Piezotronics, Inc. Interment St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Arrangements KOLANO FUNERAL HOME.,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Whitlam, William J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              WHITLAM - William J. October 1, 2008, of Buffalo, NY, beloved husband of Darlene R. (nee Hall); dear father of Scott (Seannon) Chadwick, Terri (Dave) Tait and Laura Chadwick; dear grandfather of Keirstyn, Megan, Seth, David, Darryl, Kaitlyn, Tiffany and Madison; also survived by brothers and sisters-in-law and nieces and nephews. Funeral services Monday at 9:30 AM from the Old First Ward Chapel of the PETER K. LESLIE FUNERAL HOME, 580 South Park Ave (corner of Hamburg St., 855-1411) and in Our Lady of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Wiggins, Clarence E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                WIGGINS - Clarence E. October 1, 2008, Wake Monday 11 AM. Funeral 12 noon at First Centennial Baptist Church, 273 High St. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements by H. ALFRED LEWIS MORTUARY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Wilcox, Ethel B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  October 2, 2008 Ethel B. Wilcox, 90, of Syracuse, departed this life Thursday at Loretto Rest Nursing Home. She was a Syracuse resident since 1948 and a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, where she served on the Mothers' Board. She was formerly employed at Patrick and Jet's Dry Cleaners. She was preceded in death by her companion of 25 years, R.C. Ward; one sister, Martha B. Daniels; and one brother, Sim Lane Jr. She leaves to cherish her memory one brother, Arrthur Sutton (Renee) of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Williams, Rachel D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Williams, Rachel D. Pittsford: On September 30, 2008. She is predeceased by her husband, Edward. She is survived by her sons, Lee Edward and Gary Robert; and several nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, October 12th at 2 PM at First Presbyterian Church of Pittsford, where a reception will immediately follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Pittsford, 25 Church Street, Pittsford, NY 14534, or Pittsford Volunteer Ambulance, 40 Tobey Road,…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Erma B. Wisdom of Binghamton, N.Y. Erma B. Wisdom, 100, of Binghamton passed away surrounded by her family on October 4, 2008. Funeral Services are entrusted to and are pending with Savage Funeral Service, 338-344 Conklin Ave., Binghamton, N.Y. 13903. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wood, Robert E.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Zingerella, Susan M. Sarasota, FL: Age 54, passed away 9/29/08 at Tidewell Hospice Home. Born 12/30/59 in Warsaw, a daughter of Geraldine Kennedy &Robert (Donna) Fox. Memorial Service Geneseo Methodist Church, Rte 63, Geneseo, NY Oct. 11 at 11 AM.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • williams, Jacqueline May

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Jacqueline May Williams of Meherrin, VA, entered into rest suddenly on Wednesday, October 1, 2008. Born December 26, 1951, in Medina, NY, she was the daughter of Lillian R. Fichot.Jacqueline was the head cook at Breadcrumbs Cafe and Uptown Coffee Cafe in Victoria, VA. She also enjoyed gardening and spending time with her beloved pets and grandchildren. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Robert John Williams of Meherrin, VA. Mother of Stacy Timian of Lockport, Jason Timian of Wilson,…

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