Monday, October 6, 2008

New York Obituaries 10/06/08

  • Anooshian, Marion (Keshian)

    Port Jervis, NY Marion Keshian Anooshian, age 81, late of Port Jervis, NY, passed away on Saturday, October 4, 2008, at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis, NY. She was born in Matamoras, PA, the daughter of the late Archie and Clara Baynian Keshian. Marion married Ara Anooshian, who survives. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her son, John S. Anooshian and his wife, Cynthia of Haddonfield, NJ, and her brother, Edward Keshian of Port Jervis, NY. She was predeceased by her sister-in-law,…

    • Baillargeon Sr., Edgar B.

      LAKE PLACID -- Edgar B. Baillargeon Sr., 83, of Cascade Road, Lake Placid, N.Y., passed away Friday, Oct. 3, 2008, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, N.Y. He was born in Lake Placid, N.Y., Sept. 4, 1925, the son of Silas and Hattie (Hare) Baillargeon., He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946 on the USS Arkab and the USS Missouri. He married Ethel Fitzgerald Jan. 28, 1948, at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Lake Placid. He worked for the Village of Lake Placid…

      • Banach, Edmund

        • Barrett, Patrick

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

          • Baum Jr., John Edwin

            • Bennett, Doris Elaine

              Doris Elaine Bennett of Montrose, Pa. Doris Elaine Bennett, 77, of Montrose, Pa., passed away Sunday, October 5, 2008. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Bennett in 1987; and her parents, Leonard and Dorothy Boccardo Sr. She is survived by a sister, Betty and Edward Sinclair and their four children, Benjamin, Christopher, Daniel, and Jonathan; Betty's eleven grandchildren; a brother, Leonard and Mitzi Boccardo Jr. and their children, John and Michael, Leonard's grandchildren, Joshua and…

              • 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…

                  • Bond, Velma J.

                    10 a.m. Wednesday at Nelson Funeral Home. Calling Hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 11 W. Albany Street.

                    • 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.

                      • Bower, Warren A.

                        has requested that those who wish to remember Warren make memorial contributions to Gideon Society, 2 Arnold Ave., Latham, NY 12110 in his memory.,

                        • Brienza, Angelo Charles

                          SARANAC -- Mr. Angelo C. "Charlie" Brienza, 67, passed away Oct. 4, 2008, at his residence. He was born in Brooklyn on April 6, 1941, the son of Michael and Mary (Rega) Brienza. He worked for SUNY at Stony Brook as a refrigeration mechanic and was a self-employed contractor under the name of Northern Refrigeration on Long Island and AC Brienza in the North Country. He also worked in the electrical union for Triangle Electrical Systems in Plattsburgh. He was predeceased by his parents and an infant…

                          • Brown, Willam J.

                            the Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home, 1289 Forest Ave, P.R., on Thursday 9:00 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Mary of the Assumption R.C. Church 10:00 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends ill be received Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home Family Owned

                            • Brucato, Leonora T. (Farolino)

                              • 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…

                                • Burvid, Timothy J.

                                  BURVID, Timothy J. Esq. -Loving memories are still with us after twenty years. Love you. Thank You God for giving you to me! We will love you always and miss you forever.LOVE, MOM AND BROTHERS TONY &TOM AND FAMILIES,

                                  • Bussy, Mary Lou

                                    • Campagna, Sebastian S.

                                      • Carmen A. DiNardo

                                        Carmen A. DiNardo, 82, of Elmira, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He was the owner of DiNardo Plumbing and Heating and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen M. Cavallaro; daughters Cindy Pribulick of Horseheads, Teresa Lockner of Elmira, JoAnn Ridosh of Elmira and Kathleen DiNardo of Fabius; sisters Marie Zauner and Lucy Meister. A Mass of Christian Burial with military honors will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Patrick’s Church. Burial will…

                                        • Cesar, Roy R.

                                          • Chamberlain, Dolores A.

                                            • Clark Jr., Willie B. "Duck"

                                              Willie B. “Duck” Clark, Jr., 60, of Albion, NY, departed this life on Thursday, October 2, 2008 at the United Memorial Hospital, Batavia, after a long illness. Born on February 23, 1948 in Tifton, GA, he was the son of Mary Roberts and the late Willie B. Clark, Sr.Willie moved to the Kent, NY area in 1962. He graduated in 1967 from Lyndonville High School, where he excelled in wrestling and football. In 1969 he was drafted in the U.S. Army, during the Vietnam War, serving as a heavy truck mechanic. On…

                                              • 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…

                                                • Collins, Mary Julana

                                                  COLLINS - Mary Julana Of Ransomville, NY, October 3, 2008, beloved wife of Clifford Collins; dear cousin of Elizbeth (William) Smith, Alice Woods, Janice Zaccardo, Frances (Jeffery) Carl, Laura Woods, Ruth Charlotte Zimmerman, Helen Ricke and others; aunt of several nieces and nephews. Memorial service will be held Friday, October 10, 11 AM from the Ransomville Free Methodist Church, 3924 Ransomville Rd, Ransomville, NY. Calling hours at the church Friday from 9-11 AM. Memorials to the Houghton College, 1…

                                                  • Coyle, Frances E. (Hopkins)

                                                    Frances E. (Hopkins) Coyle of Binghamton, N.Y. Passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 5, 2008, surrounded, as always, by her loving family. She was predeceased by her parents, Ernest and Anna Hopkins; her husband, William P. Coyle; son, John F Coyle; daughter, Margaret A. (Peggy) Coyle; and two sisters, Iva Neulon and Gladys McCaffrey. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Robert W. and Grace Coyle, Binghamton, James P. and Debby Coyle, Endwell, and Joanne Coyle, Waverly, N.Y.; 10…

                                                    • Crowe, Martin F.

                                                      • 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…

                                                        • Daley Sr., Donald E.

                                                          Donald E. Daley Sr. of Berkeley Twsp., N.J. Donald E. Daley Sr., age 65, of Silver Ridge Park Westerly Section of Berkeley Twsp., N.J., died Saturday, October 4, 2008, at the VA Medical Center, East Orange, N.J. Born in Jersey City, N.J., he lived in Endicott, N.Y. before moving to Berkeley Twsp. in 2001. He graduated from Newark College of Engineering, receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering. Donald was a Financial Analyst at IBM in Endicott, N.Y. for 30 years, retiring in 1993.…

                                                          • DeWitt, Georgia A.

                                                            noon Tuesday at Mid-Lakes United Methodist Church, Rte. 41A, New Hope. Calling Hours: 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the church, prior to the service. Burial: Owasco Rural Cemetery. Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home, Moravia.

                                                            • Delia, Frank A.

                                                              • DiSalvo, Joseph

                                                                October 4, 2008 Joseph DiSalvo, 96, of Phoenix, died peacefully at home surrounded by his beloved family and devoted wife. He was born in Italy on June 6, 1912, to the late Angelo and Rosaria Messina Di-Salvo. Joseph lived in the Oswego County area for many years, where he was a well-known farmer. He was the owner-operator of Joseph DiSalvo Farms in Phoenix, which is now operated by his two sons, Joseph and Richard. Joseph's loves were his family, farm, gardening and hunting. He is survived by his wife…

                                                                • 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…

                                                                    • 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…

                                                                      • 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. 

                                                                          • Faltermayer, John R.

                                                                            • Fardette, James L.

                                                                              may call at Thomas Sunday (10/5) 3-6 PM. Funeral Mass Holy Cross Church Monday 9:30 am. Interment Holy Sepulchre. Thomas Funeral Chapels Inc. 4545 Lake Avenue 663-3837

                                                                              • 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…

                                                                                • Ferguson, David E.

                                                                                  will be held on Tuesday, October 7, 2008, at 11 a.m. with Loretta Perry officiating at Estey, Munroe & Fahey Funeral Home, 15 Park Street, Owego with burial to follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Family invites friends to call on Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations in David's name to Gospel Chapel, 203 North Ave., Owego, N.Y. 13827 or Lourdes Hospice, 4102 Old Vestal Rd., Vestal, N.Y. 13850.

                                                                                  • Ferrigno, Anthony

                                                                                    • Fertig, Florence

                                                                                      • Frajdofer, Edward J. "Moose"

                                                                                        FRAJDOFER - Edward J. Moose Of Cheektowaga, NY, October 5, 2008, beloved husband of Donna M. Masterson Frajdofer; dear father of Deborah (Chuck) Przybysz and the late Dennis (Deborah) Frajdofer; fond grandfather of two grandchildren; brother of Rita (late Henry) Ploch and the late Florence (late Edward) Becker; brother-in-law of Daniel (late Dorothy) (friend, Karen Sheehan) Masterson. Friends may call Tuesday only 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the PAUL A. KLOC BLOSSOM CHAPELS, INC., 4680 Clinton St. (corner Borden…

                                                                                        • Franklin, Elaine M. (Rock)

                                                                                          ELAINE M. (ROCK) FRANKLIN, 45, formerly of Route 11, Ellenburg Depot, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at her home in LaHonda, Calif., as a result of complications with diabetes, a disease she struggled with for many years., She was born in Plattsburgh, Sept. 17, 1962, the daughter of Vernon and Helen (Welch) Rock., A graveside service will be held Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 11 a.m. at the Sheldon Hill Cemetery on the Plank Road in Ellenburg Depot. A gathering of loved ones and friends will follow at the Ellenburg…

                                                                                          • Frasier, Beatrice Evelyn

                                                                                            BEATRICE EVELYN FRASIER, 82, of Ticonderoga, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008, at the home of her daughter in St. Helena Island, S.C., She was born in Hague, Oct. 5, 1925, the daughter of the late Benajah and Bertha (Spaulding) Robbins., Relatives and friends may call Sunday, Oct. 5, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Wilcox &Regan Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin St., Ticonderoga. A funeral service will take place Monday, Oct. 6, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. William G. Muench, pastor of St. Mary's Catholic…

                                                                                            • Frey, Eileen M. (Corrin)

                                                                                              • Gala, Robert A.

                                                                                                may attend a Memorial Mass, 11:00 Friday at Our Mother of Sorrows Church. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may contribute to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105. Farrell-Ryan Funeral Home

                                                                                                • Galasso, Nina

                                                                                                  • Gallodoro, Alfred J.

                                                                                                    ONEONTA _ Alfred J. Gallodoro, birth name Fortunato Gallodoro, musician, 95 (born June 20, 1913), passed away peacefully Oct. 4, 2008, due to complications of a very old age. Having lived an extraordinarily rich life, he leaves behind the legacy of his music and the distinction of having been one of the world's longest continually active performing musicians. For more information on Al Gallodoro go to his website at He is survived by daughters, Mary Bruggeman, Joann…

                                                                                                  • Garrow, Burnis Velma (Peets)

                                                                                                    BURNIS VELMA (PEETS) GARROW, 95, formerly of Lyon Mountain, N.Y., died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008, at LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home, LeRoy, N.Y., Born in Lyon Mountain, N.Y., Feb. 14, 1913, she was the daughter of Frank and Addie (Tromblaey) Peets., Arrangements are incomplete through the Chateaugay Funeral Home. A full obituary will be published later.

                                                                                                    • Gibbons, Richard

                                                                                                      • Glichowski, Jane R. (Florek)

                                                                                                        GLICHOWSKI - Jane R. (nee Florek)October 5, 2008, beloved wife of the late Adam B. Glichowski; dear sister of the late Louis and John Florek; dear aunt of Patricia (David) Gerken and other nieces and nephews. Funeral from the KOLANO FUNERAL HOME, 396 Amherst St. (near Grant) Tuesday 9:30 and Assumption Church at 10 AM. Friends are invited. Visitation Tuesday morning only 8:30-9:30 AM. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery.,

                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                          • Goddeau, Marvin L.

                                                                                                            MARVIN L. GODDEAU, 72, of Ormsby Drive, Schuyler Falls, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh., He was born in Saranac, June 5, 1936, the son of Harry and Beatrice (Daniels) Goddeau., hours and service details will be announced in Tuesday's Press Republican and at Monday afternoon., Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru.

                                                                                                            • Gomling, Harvey L.

                                                                                                              • Gorman, Felicia S. (Soluri)

                                                                                                                may call on Tuesday 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 Wednesday, October 8th at 9:15 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Parish at St. Joseph Church, 1413 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Felicia’s memory to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive Lockport, NY 14094.Visit…

                                                                                                                • Green, Michele

                                                                                                                  Michele Green of Owego Michele Green, 43, of Owego, passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side. Michele was predeceased by her parents, Alton and Anna Guiles. Michele is survived by her husband, Richard; her children, Joshua, Cody and Cora Green; seven brothers; special nieces and nephews, Don, Shawn and Leann Guiles; and several other nieces and nephews. Family invites friends to call from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 9, 2008, at Estey, Munroe & Fahey Funeral Home, 15 Park…

                                                                                                                  • 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…

                                                                                                                      • Harter, E. Dean

                                                                                                                        • 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.

                                                                                                                            • Hink, Henry M.

                                                                                                                              • Holly L. Matteson

                                                                                                                                Holly L. Matteson, 28, of Beaver Dams, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008. Survivors include her husband, Clifford Matteson; a son, Anthony Ector, at home; brothers Randy Barrett, William Barrett, David Barrett, Claude Barrett, all of Elmira, Shaun Soule of Beaver Dams and Howard Soule of Elmira; sisters Mary Potter of Beaver Dams, Carol Barrett of Erin, Corinne Townsend of Elmira. Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, at Kalec Funeral Home, Elmira. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the…

                                                                                                                                • Hull, Charles B. "Charlie"

                                                                                                                                  . Memorial contributions in Charlie's name may be made to Lourdes Hospice, 4102 Old Vestal Road, Vestal, N.Y. 13850. Expressions of sympathy for the family may be forwarded to

                                                                                                                                  • Huscha, John H.

                                                                                                                                    John H. Huscha, 65, of Cliffwood Beach, NJ, passed away at Bayshore Rehabilitation Center in Holmdel on October 4, 2008, after a brief illness, with this family at his side. He was born in Staten Island, NY on September 24, 1943. John was a bus driver for Milu Bus Service in Matawan. He lived in Staten Island most of his life before moving to Cliffwood Beach in 2000. He was predeceased by his parents John and Doris Sara Huscha. He is survived by his beloved wife Clair Jensen Huscha, his five children and…

                                                                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                                                                      • 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.

                                                                                                                                        • Juliano, Eugene W.

                                                                                                                                          on Wednesday evening 6-9 PM at the BRUNNER FUNERAL HOME, (716-692-3841) 156 Robinson St., North Tonawanda. Graveside interment services at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow, PA will be private. Directions, On-Line Register Book and Obituary can be found at,

                                                                                                                                          • Jumper, Max E.

                                                                                                                                            October 3, 2008 Max E. Jumper, of Skaneateles, passed away Friday, October 3, 2008, after a long illness. Born in Tiffin, Ohio, he lived for many years in the Syracuse/Skaneateles area. Max was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a retired carpenter and construction superintendent for various local contractors and was a member of Carpenters Local 747. Surviving are his wife, Nancy; son, Max (Jean) Jumper of Kennesaw, GA; stepson, Gene Graham of Syracuse; stepdaughter, Pat-tie (Vince) Hogan of…

                                                                                                                                            • Kane, Marilyn

                                                                                                                                              • Kelleher, John J.

                                                                                                                                                • Kelly, Elizabeth H. (Uebelhack)

                                                                                                                                                  encourages memorials to Roswell Park Cancer Institute.,

                                                                                                                                                  • 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 O. 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…

                                                                                                                                                  • LaCrosse, Earl Francis

                                                                                                                                                    may call on Wednesday, October 8th from 4-8 p.m. at the Johnson-Kennedy Funeral Home, Inc., 47 N. Main St., Canandaigua. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 9th at St. Mary's Church, 95 N. Main St. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Canandaigua. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church, 95 N. Main St., Canandaigua, NY 14424.

                                                                                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                                                                                      • Lamb, Richard A.

                                                                                                                                                        October 5, 2008 Richard A. Lamb, 89, of Phoenix, NY, passed away Sunday at St. Joseph's Hos- pital. He was born in New York City and had lived in Phoenix since 1989. He was a Merchant Marine veteran of WWII and also a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Richard joined the NYC police department after the war and retired in 1980 as police captain. He was pre-deceased by his son, Richard A. Lamb Jr., in April 2004. Survivors: his wife of 63 years, Margaret Mack-en Lamb; two daughters, Eileen (Alan)…

                                                                                                                                                        • Lubkowski, Helen S. (Wiechec)

                                                                                                                                                          LUBKOWSKI - Helen S. (nee Wiechec)October 3, 2008, beloved wife of the late John Lubkowski; devoted mother of Barbara (Robert) Lukasik, Joyce (Ronald) Kolbert, Judith (Michael Tremblay) Myers and Cynthia (Dennis Waggoner) Schafer; loving grandmother of Karen Lukasik, Timothy Lukasik, Laurie (Joe) Franklin and Deborah (Troy) Cope; great-grandmother of David, Gabriel, Eli, Victoria, Shane and Nathan; dear sister of Henry Wiechec and the late Matthew, Bill, Brownie, Frank, Florence and Jane; also survived by…

                                                                                                                                                          • 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,…

                                                                                                                                                            • MacArthur, Philip J.

                                                                                                                                                              • MacDonald, Barbara H.

                                                                                                                                                                October 4, 2008 Barbara Hembury Mac-Donald, 76, of Otisco, died Saturday at home surrounded by her children after a long battle with breast cancer. Barbara was born and raised in Marcellus. She retired from the Onondaga Central School District. Barbara was a voracious reader and music lover and enjoyed working outdoors in her gardens. She was a long-time communicant of St. Patrick's Church, Otisco, where she played the pipe organ for almost 30 years. Barbara was predeceased by her son, James, in 1958;…

                                                                                                                                                                • Magin, Edward Robert

                                                                                                                                                                  may call 4 - 7 PM Tues. at Willard H. Scott Funeral Home, 12 South Ave., Webster, where funeral services will be held 9:30 AM Wed. Interment, White Haven Memorial Park.

                                                                                                                                                                  • Magliaro, William M. "Bill"

                                                                                                                                                                    will be held on Tuesday, October 7, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the Harris Funeral Home, Railroad Ave., Roscoe, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 8, at 10 a.m. in Gate of Heaven Church, Highland Ave., Roscoe, NY, with Msgr. William Collins officiating. Burial will be in Bon Air Cemetery, Roscoe, NY. Memorial contributions in his name may be made to Gate of Heaven Church, Highland Ave., Roscoe, NY 12776. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Harris Funeral Home;…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Marks, Fannie

                                                                                                                                                                      • Marshall, Jeffrey J.

                                                                                                                                                                        MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., Wednesday 9:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Blessed Sacrament Church 10 A.M. Interment St. John's Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. WWW.MATTHEWFUNERALHOME.COM

                                                                                                                                                                        • 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, Betty D.

                                                                                                                                                                            October 4, 2008 Betty D. Martin, 81, life resident of Orwell, died Saturday in Oswego. She was born October 18, 1926, in the town of Orwell. She graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1944 and married Robert D. Martin Sr. on November 12, 1948; he died February 24, 2002. She was the town of Orwell historian and librarian. She was a member of OES #159, Pulaski; Orwell Union Church and the DALKED Class; and Silvercrest Rebecca Lodge, Mexico, NY. Surviving: one son, Robert D. Martin Jr. of Orwell; three…

                                                                                                                                                                            • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Matteson, Holly L.

                                                                                                                                                                                Matteson, Holly L. nee: Barrett, 28, of Beaver Dams, died October 1, 2008. Survived by husband, Clifford Matteson; son, Anthony Ector, at home; brothers, Randy Barrett, William (Lydia) Barrett, David (Debbie) Barrett, Claude Barrett, all of Elmira; sisters, Mary (James) Potter, Beaver Dams, Carol (Billy) Barrett, Erin; Corinne (Dale) Townsend, Elmira; special brothers, Shaun (Crystal) Soule, Beaver Dams, Howard (Jasmine) Soule, Elmira; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins & friends. The family…

                                                                                                                                                                                • McElwain, Angie R.

                                                                                                                                                                                  ANGIE R. McELWAIN, 86, of North Bangor, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2008, at the Alice Hyde Nursing Home., She was born in North Bangor, Jan. 19, 1943, the daughter of the late William and Jennie Monica LaFlesh., hours will be held today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the St. Mary-Murphy Funeral Home chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday ay 12 p.m. in St. Augustine's Church in North Bangor. Burial will take place at the St. Augustine Cemetery., Memorial donations may be made to the Alice Hyde…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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,…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mohan Jr., Donald S.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Port Jervis, NY Donald S. Mohan Jr., age 57, late of Port Jervis, NY, passed away at Kindred Hospital, Dover, NJ. He was born September 16, 1951 in Ridgewood, NJ, the son of Donald S. Mohan Sr. and Elizabeth Jane Belinsky Mohan. Don was the retired owner of Don Mohan Locksmith Company in Port Jervis and a member of Drew United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Sherry C. Smith Mohan, at home; son, SrA John Scott Mohan, USAF, of Albuquerque, NM; daughter, Elizabeth K.…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mondello, Joseph A.

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                                                                                                                                                                                          • Nardella, Joseph J.

                                                                                                                                                                                            October 4, 2008 Joseph J. Nardella, 91, the husband of Genevieve Lerario Nardella, of 3 Briggs Drive, Auburn, died Saturday, October 4. He was a communicant of Holy Family Church, a veteran of WWII and was employed at Alco for 37 years. Survived by three daughters, Loretta "Lorie" (Dom) Basile, Annette Botindari and Pasqua "Pat" (Michael) Nar-della; brother, Frank (Phil) Nardella; five grandchildren, Christopher and David Bo-tindari, and Valerie, Dominic and Nicholaus Basile; two…

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                                                                                                                                                                                              • 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,

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Nuara, Frances

                                                                                                                                                                                                  NUARA, Frances - Happy 83rd Birthday, Mom.Loved, remembered and missed on your birthday, and everyday.Love,YOUR FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • O'Neill, William T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    9 a.m. Wednesday, October 8, 2008, at Forani & Cline Funeral Home, 206 Kinne Street, East Sryacuse. Calling Hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 7, 2008, at the funeral home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Paladino, Louis R. "Poppi"

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Paladino, Louis R."Poppi" Orlando, FL/ Henrietta: Suddenly at age 50, October 1, 2008. Predeceased by his father Louis. Survived by his mother Jacqueline. Lou leaves to cherish his memory, his best friend and bride of 31 years, Karen; children, Shannon, Kimberley, Kelli and Joe; grandchildren, Anthony, Giovantae and Marianna; sisters and brothers, Joanne, Donna (Yvette), Patty (Matt) Cleere, Kelly (Dana) and Tami; nieces and nephews, Mike (Sharyl), Nikki, Jimmy, Tyler, Jake, Morgan, Luke,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Pawelczyk, Joseph J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          PAWELCZYK - Joseph J. October 5, 2008, of Cheektowaga, NY, beloved husband of Lucille (Czapski) Pawelczyk; son of the late Dominic and Mary (Dombrowski) Pawelczyk; brother of the late Helen (late Anthony) Pedziwiatr, late Rose (late Frank) Pietruszewski, late Estelle (late Frank) Syroczynski, late Frances (Samuel) Grisanti, late Stanley (Jenny) Pawelczyk, late Bertha (late Steve) Gesek, late Alfred (Evadna) Pawelczyk, late Florence (late Raymond) Romalewski, Jean (late Michael) Matyzban, late Henry (Bernie)…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pease, Donna J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            October 4, 2008 Donna J. Pease, 73, of W. Elm Street, Oneida, passed away Saturday, October 4, 2008, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Family and friends are invited to call 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Malecki Funeral Home Inc., 23 Front Street. Family will also greet friends 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, prior to the funeral service at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Valley View Cemetery, Oneida, New York.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • 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, grandmother and great-grandmother (Nana). A brave Holocaust survivor, she will always be our inspiration. Graveside Services will be held 11 AM on Monday,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pryor, Tishawn L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PRYOR - Tishawn L. October 2, 2008, beloved son of Peggy Pryor and Roland Adside; grandson of Annie Pryor. Family will receive friends Tuesday 11 AM. Funeral to follow at 12 Noon at True Praise COGIC, 578 Walden. Arrangements by BRIAN K. LEWIS FUNERAL HOME.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Przybyl, Betty M. (Rush)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rankin, Peter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Formerly of Haverstraw, NY Peter Rankin, formerly of Haverstraw, NY, passed away on October 4, 2008 at Dr. R.L Yeager Health Complex. He was 47. Peter was born March 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, NY to William and Joan Rasmussen Rankin. Peter grew up in Haverstraw and graduated St. Peter's School and North Rockland High School. The family would like to thank all the staff of the 8th floor at Summit Park Hospital for the care they have given Peter over the years. Survivors include his devoted parents, William and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Reisig, Winifred L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rimes, Stephanie Jean

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Rifton, NY Stephanie Jean Rimes, daughter of Chris and Hanna Rimes of the Woodcrest Community in Rifton, NY, died peacefully in her mother's arms on Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 9:15 a.m. Just over a month old, she was born at the Benedictine Hospital in Kingston on September 3, 2008. She suffered many physical deformities, but the peace around her - which came straight from heaven - touched countless hearts during her short journey here on earth. And those who loved her and cared for her, night and day…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • 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…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ronsini, Mario A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will be held from 5-8 p.m., today, Monday, October 6, at Brooks Funeral Home, Inc., 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, October 7, in Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions on Mario's behalf may be made to Sacred Heart Church, 25 S. Robinson Ave., Newburgh, NY 12550. To send condolences or for directions to the funeral home, please visit…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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 in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sage, Russell H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may call Tuesday, October 7, 2008 from 3-9 pm at the Merton H. Kays Funeral Home, Inc. 59 Monroe Street, Honeoye Falls. His Funeral Service will be held Wed. October 8, at 11 am in the West Bloomfield Congregational Church. Burial, Oakridge Cemetery, Lima, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the West Bloomfield Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 24, W. Bloomfield, NY 14585. Russell wanted it to be known that he loves everybody. 624-1120

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Santa Lucia, Jane

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Schwander, Raymond William

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  will be held on Wednesday, October 8, from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m., at the Hannemann Funeral Home, Inc., 88 S. Broadway, Nyack, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, October 9, at 10 a.m. in St. Ann's R.C. Church, Nyack, NY, with interment to follow at the Rockland County Veterans Cemetery in New Hempstead, NY. Arrangements by Hannemann Funeral Home, Inc.; 845-358-0573.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Scrivani, Joseph "Biagio"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Siegel, Shirley G.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Siudara, Zygmon B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Siudara, Zygmon B. Rochester: Passed away Saturday, October 4, 2008, at age 92. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Zylpha; son, Dr. Peter W. (Judy) Siudara; daughter, Margaret Siudara; grandchildren, Michael Garey, Brian and Daniel Siudara; and great-granddaughter, Lindsey Siudara. He was a member of the Early Settlers Club and a retiree of Bausch &Lomb. There will be no prior calling hours. Services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Skinner, John Edward "Jack"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            NORFOLK, Va. -- John Edward "Jack" Skinner, 63, passed away in his home Sept. 17, 2008, after a short illness. Born in Michigan to the late Chester and Margaret Skinner, he moved to upstate New York in 1973, where he worked for Mountain Lake Public Television. Jack spent many years exploring the Adirondacks and is best known for his outstanding photography and wilderness documentaries. In 1992, he moved to Norfolk to work for WTKR and later opened his own production house, Video Project Studio.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Smith, Arthur Nelson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008, at the Lewis, Hurley & Pietrobono Funeral Home, 51 Dietz St., Oneonta. The family will be in attendance. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Lake Delaware Boys Camp, Lake Delaware, Delhi, NY 13753 or the Catskill Area Hospice & Palliative Care, 1 Birchwood Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820. Condolences to the family can also be made online at A memorial service and interment with military honors will take place in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • 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.,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Spigonardo, Theresa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Squire, Gary H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      October 3, 2008 Gary H. Squire, 56, of Liverpool, passed away suddenly at his home on Friday. Gary was retired after having been employed by the good people of Oswego Industries, where he was proud to work in maintenance in the Federal Building. "Everybody loved Gary!" He was a kind and loving person who will always be remembered for his passion and loyalty toward his beloved Red Sox. Gary is survived by his sisters, Linda Squire and Lois Beckman and her husband, William, and his brother, Mark and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Stallworth, Timothy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        September 27, 2008 Timothy Stallworth, 46, of Syracuse, passed away suddenly at home on September 27, 2008. Predeceased by his parents, Ocie and Eddie. Survived by his fianceé, Davera Works; daughters, Diamond and Ashanti; brothers, Emanuel, Malcolm and Shawn Stallworth; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Calling Hours: 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, with funeral services to follow at noon at Farone & Son Funeral Home, 1500 Park St. Burial in Loomis Hill Cemetery. Dignity…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Starken Jr., Daniel A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may call Tuesday, 2-4 &7-8 PM , with his Funeral Service to follow at 8 PM at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., 350 Genesee St., Avon. Private Interment, Mendon Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Visiting Nurse Hospice, 2180 Empire Blvd., Webster, NY 14580.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Stramennio, Anna

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 AM at the funeral chapel (1031 Ridge Rd.) where a Prayer Service will immediately follow at 10:30 AM. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations in memory of Anna may be directed to the St. Ann's Community Foundation, 1500 Portland Ave. Rochester NY 14621. Anthony Funeral & Cremation Chapels 1031 Ridge Rd. 872-6380

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Swartz, Harold E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Harold E. Swartz of Endicott Harold E. Swartz, 80, of Endicott, passed away Thursday, October 2, 2008, at the Bridgewater Nursing Facility, Binghamton. He is survived by one brother, Kenneth Swartz, Vestal; also several nieces and nephews. Harold was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was a retired musician and member of the American Federation of Musicians. There will be no calling hours. A graveside interment service for Harold will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 7, 2008, at Vestal Hills Memorial Park,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sweet, Gladys S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sweet, Gladys S. Hallandale, FL: Gladys S. Sweet, 99, passed away on September 24, 2008. She was married to her beloved husband, Perry in 1933. They were in business together in Rochester NY for 45 years. Perry passed away in 1998. Gladys made Hallandale, FL her home until her death. Was an Eastern Star. Leaves nieces and nephews, Jackie and Jerry Mataragas of Boynton Beach, FL, Michael and Edith Sweet of Rochester, NY, Donald Sweet of Stephentown, NY; and Grandnieces and Grandnephews. Services will be held…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Szczygiel, George E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SZCZYGIEL, George E. -On your 12th Anniversary. Your memory we treasure, forget you never; love you always.YOUR FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Torres, Anselmo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tucker, Henry P. "Pete"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Tyreman, Jeffrey D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Jeffrey D. Tyreman of Endicott, N.Y. Jeffrey D. Tyreman, 56, of Endicott, N.Y., was suddenly taken from his family on Saturday, October 4, 2008. Jeff is survived by his wife of 31 years, Karen Sebring Tyreman; his sons, Jason Tyreman, Ryan Tyreman and Kevin Tyreman, all at home. He was the only child of Willard and Virginia Tyreman, both deceased. Jeff graduated from Pocono Mountain High School, 1970, and East Stroudsburg State College, 1974. Jeff had a thirst for knowledge, especially American history and…

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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.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wage, Roberta E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Walker, June M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Walker, June M. Pittsford: June M. Walker, 83, October 4, 2008. Survived by sons, David (Janis) of Bloomfield Hills, MI, Jeffrey (Mary) of Rochester; daughter, Sharon (David) Kenyon of Merrimac, MA; 4 grandchildren, Blake Jr., Keaton, Chelsea &Andy. No Memorial Services are planned at this time. Memorials may be made to the Assoc. of the Blind and Visually Impaired (ABVI), 422 S. Clinton Ave., Rochester, 14620-1198. Arr: TROIANO FUNERAL HOME, East Rochester.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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.…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          October 4, 2008 Arthur C. Walters, 71, of Delphi Falls, died Saturday at his home following a long illness. Mr. Walters co-owned with his brother Gene, Barber and Walters Dairy Farm in Delphi Falls. He was a former volunteer firefighter for the Delphi Falls Fire Department and was a member of Delphi Falls Community Church. Surviving are his wife, Alice; his son, Aaron of Delphi Falls; his brothers, Peter of California and Gene and Dale, both of Delphi Falls; and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Weigand, William A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            October 4, 2008 William A. Weigand, 26, of Mottville, died Saturday, October 4, 2008. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Robert D. Gray Funeral Home, Skaneateles. Calling hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 49 Jordan Street. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family, c/o his mother, Elizabeth Hunt, P.O. Box 30, Motttville, NY 13119.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Williams, Clifford Earl

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              WILLIAMS - Clifford Earl Of Williamsville, October 4, 2008, beloved husband of Theresa Teri Luciano Williams; dear father of Lewis (Linda) Williams; grandfather of Lori (James) Loftus and Lindsay (fiance, Michael Cannon) Williams; great-grandfather of Ashton and Avery Loftus; brother of the late Donald E. Williams; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the D. LAWREENCE GINNANE FUNERAL HOME, 3215 Delaware Ave., Kenmore, Monday 7-9 and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where funeral will be held…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Wilson, Robert

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                April 16, 1932-Sept. 9, 2008 CHEYENNE, Wyo. _ Robert (Bob) Wilson, 76, died Sept. 9, 2008, in Cheyenne, Wyo. Bob was born April 16, 1932, in New Jersey, and moved with his family to Stone House Farm in Milford Center in 1947. As a teenager, Bob grew up hunting and trapping around Goodyear Lake and playing football. He met Ruth Ernst at Milford High School and they were high school sweethearts. They graduated together in 1951, and were married in 1953, at the Milford Methodist Church. Ruth passed away in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Wisdom, Erma B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wiser, Susan L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    invited. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the SPCA of Erie County. Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Woodley, Theresa M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      THERESA M. WOODLEY, 93, of Station Street, Altona, died Sunday Oct., 5, 2008, at Meadowbrook Healthcare Facility., Funeral arrangements are incomplete Sunday. A full obituary will be in Tuesday's Press Republican., Arrangements are under the direction of the R. W. Walker Funeral Home in Plattsburgh., Associated Press content ©2007. All rights reserved. AP content may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed., ., .

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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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