Saturday, October 11, 2008

New York Obituaries 10/11/08

  • Adams, Mary A.

    for Mary A. Adams will be held Saturday 9 a.m. from the Allen Memorial Home, Inc., 511-513 E. Main St., Endicott and at 9:30 a.m. at St. Ambrose Church where a Funeral Mass will be offered. Burial will be in Riverhurst Cemetery, Endicott. Expressions of sympathy in Mary's memory may be made to the Animal Care Council, 131 Washington Ave., Endicott, N.Y. 13760 or to the pet charity of one's choice.

    • Ahearn, Kathleen (Fitzmaurice)

      • Aitken, Roberta J.

        WALTON/DELHI _ Roberta J. Aitken, 75, a Walton native and former longtime Delhi resident, passed away peacefully, Friday afternoon, Oct 10, 2008, at home on Dunk Hill, Walton, where she had been residing for the past four years. Arrangements are pending with Robert A. Peet, Hall & Peet Funeral Home, Delhi. A complete obituary will appear in Monday's edition of The Daily Star.

        • Aleksejczyk, Frank

          • Allen, Milton L.

            • BEULAH M. MIDDLETON

              Beulah M. Middleton, 84, passed away peacefully Monday (Oct. 6, 2008) at the Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport, Pa., after a long illness. Beulah was born on Nov. 20, 1923 in Atlanta, a daughter of Glennes and Clara (Pickering) Hayes. She is predeceased by her husbands, Ray Field and Ted Middleton; a daughter, Judy Davis; and a sister, Glenna Hayes. She is survived by her grandchildren, Kirk (Jill) Davis of Goveneur, Diane Dunning (Mark) of Perkinsville, Tina (Don) Stoddard of Cohocton, and Jeri…

              • Beecher, Raymond V.

                • Berry, Elinor R.

                  are invited to attend a Memorial Service, Sunday, Oct. 12th at 2 o'clock at the First Baptist Church of Brockport. After which the family will greet friends at a Memorial Reception in Shannon Hall of the Church. Private Interment, Scott Valley Cemetery, Scott PA. Those wishing may contribute to her Church Memorial Fund. Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home Inc

                  • Bingley, Patricia Ann

                    October 9, 2008. VISITATION: 2-4 & 7-9 p.m., Sunday, October 12, at the Ralston-Lippincott-Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home, Inc. FUNERAL SERVICES: Monday, October 13, at the funeral home. BURIAL: Wallkill Cemetery, Phillipsburg, NY. ARRANGEMENTS BY: Ralston-Lippincott-Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home, Inc., 72 West Main St., Middletown; 845-343-6023.

                    • Boisits, Bette Joy "BJ" "Aunt Bette""

                      are invited to meet the family MONDAY 10:00 AM at OUR MOTHER OF SORROWS CHURCH for her funeral mass. Interment TUESDAY, 11:30am at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. PAUL W. HARRIS FUNERAL HOME 570 Kings Highway So. 544-2041

                      • Brairton, John M.

                        Brairton, John M. Olean, NY: Formerly of Lima, NY. October 8, 2008. Husband of Sue; father of Michael R. of Bryn Mawr PA, Terence E. of Allegany NY, Betsey A. of Savannah GA; five grandchildren; brother of Mary E. O'Dea of Florida. Graduate of Lima H.S., St. Bonaventure Univ. Former owner of Molye Chevrolet, Honeoye Falls, current owner of Paul Brown Dodge &Jeep, Olean. Visitation Monday, 3-6 pm at Guenther Funeral Home, Inc., Olean. Private family Graveside Service will be held at St. Rose…

                        • Brienza, Angelo C.

                          ANGELO C. "CHARLIE" BRIENZA, 67, died Oct. 4, 2008, at his residence., He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., April 6, 1941, the son of Michael and Mary (Rega) Brienza., There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008, at 11 a.m. at Independence Cemetery in Saranac, N.Y., Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., N.Y., Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at

                          • Bush, Lee William

                            BUSH - Lee William Of Grand Island, NY, October 8, 2008; husband of the late Kimiko Bush; dearest father of Paul (Patricia) Gahagan, Ann Hammond, Amy (Frank) Giogas and the late Lee Bush; brother of John Weaver, Judy Springer, and Lois Lupperger; also survived by 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Friends may call Saturday from 2-4 and 7-8 PM at the ADDISON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 262 Main St., Angola, NY. Funeral services will follow visitation Saturday at 8:00 PM.,

                            • Butts, Frederick R. "Dutch"

                              SPRINGFIELD CENTER _ Mr. Frederick "Dutch" R. Butts, 95, passed away Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, at his home. He was born Dec. 10, 1912, in Springfield, the son of Frederick and Bernice (Frost) Butts. He was married to Rosa Lulek. She predeceased him. A lifelong area resident, "Dutch" was a dairy farmer for 64 years. He enjoyed bowling, pitching horseshoes and driving around the neighborhood. Survivors include daughters, Beatrice Prill of Cherry Valley, Rosa and her husband, Ward, Goodale of…

                              • CORY A. FREINER

                                Cory Allen Freiner, 45, of Milliken, Colo., passed away on Thursday (Oct. 2, 2008) at his residence. Cory was born Jan. 4, 1963 in Hornell, to Charles Edward Freiner and Sue Ann Thomas Freiner. Cory moved to Colorado in 1977 from Canaseraga. He married Barb Jenkins on June 10, 2005 in Kauai, Hawaii. Cory graduated in the top ten percent of his 1981 Thompson Valley High School class. He worked for Harvey Penner at Penner’s Home Appliance since 1985. He became Harvey’s business partner in 1997 and then…

                                • Carter, Patrick R.

                                  UTICA, N.Y. -- Patrick R. Carter, 60, of Utica, died on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008,Ã? at Faxton-St.Luke's Healthcare., He is survived by his wife, Helena Carter; five stepchildren, Bob, Rick, Howie, Chuck and Shari; and several step grandchildren; step great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his three brothers, Wilfred Carter and his wife, Hildred, Bernard Carter and his wife, Shirley, and David Carter and his wife, Judy., He was predeceased by three sisters, Paulette, Elizabeth…

                                  • Casale, Donna Zoe (Profetta)

                                    Casale, Donna (Zoe) (Profetta) Rochester: October 9, 2008. Predeceased by father, Louis S. Profetta. Survived by children, Tammy (Dave) Passafiume &Andrew Casale; beloved step children, Kim (Scott) Dera, Deborah &Joseph P. Casale; her companion, Mike Gariff; former husband, Joseph R. Casale; mother, Rose (Curatalo) Profetta; many grandchildren, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. No prior calling. Donna's Memorial Mass will be held 11 AM, Monday, Oct. 13 at Christ the King Church, 455 Kings…

                                    • Case, Reverend Francis Joseph

                                      October 8, 2008 Reverend Francis Joseph Case, 67, administrator of St. Theresa's Catholic Church in New Berlin, NY, passed away at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, on October 8, 2008. Father Case was born in Long Island, New York, but grew up on the west side of Syracuse. He was prede-ceased by his mother, Julia (Suche) Case; his stepmother, Mary (Slowik) Case; and his stepbrother, Stanley Slowik. Father Case was a 1958 graduate of Christian Brothers Academy. He continued and completed his education at St.…

                                      • Cheng, Tsang Shiu

                                        hours will be held on Sunday, October 12, from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the Ralston-Lippincott-Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home, Inc., 72 West Main St., Middletown, NY. Services will be held on Monday, October 13, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. John Warfel will officiate. Burial will be in Wallkill Cemetery, Phillipsburg, NY. Arrangements by Ralston-Lippincott-Hasbrouck-Ingrassia Funeral Home, Inc; 845-343-6023.

                                        • Clark-Pfleger, Roy G.

                                          OXFORD _ Roy G. Clark-Pfleger, 67, of Oxford, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, at Chenango Memorial Hospital, Norwich. He was born on Feb. 26, 1941, in Brooklyn, the son of the late Roy D. and Lillian (Hoyt) Pfleger. On Feb. 5, 1977, he married Lauralyn Clark, who survives. Besides his wife, Lauralyn, he is survived by his sons, Roy V. Pfleger and Clifford L. Pfleger, both of Port Jefferson; his brother, Michael Ray of Binghamton; his sister, Georgina Turner of Holland Patent; and his…

                                          • Clegg, Gordon "Butch"

                                            • Cole, Delores "Dee"

                                              Delores "Dee" Cole of Nichols Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near, so loved, so missed, so very dear…. Delores "Dee" Cole, 78, of Main St., Nichols, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 9, 2008, at the Robert Packer Hospital following a period of declining health. Dee is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Glenn "Bud" Cole; her children, Jan and Debra Cole, Nichols, David and Debrah Cole, Berkshire,…

                                              • Collier, Jack H.

                                                COLLIER - Jack H. October 10, 2008; husband of the late Mary (nee Moore); father of John of Boston, MA, Raymond (Sandra) of VA, Paul (GraceAnn), Michael, Loretta, and Robert; son of the late Gertrude McKinley; step-son of the late Raymond McKinley; brother of Robert Collier; survived by six grandchildren. No prior visitations. Burial will be private. Flowers gratefully declined.,

                                                • Corso, Stephanie L.

                                                  • Currier, Robert R. "Bob"

                                                    October 9, 2008 Robert R. "Bob" Currier, 81, of Springbrook Apts., Pulaski, died October 9, 2008, at his son John's home in Orwell. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek, NY. Burial with military honors in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell. Calling Hours: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions to Oswego Co. Hospice, PO Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126.

                                                  • DeFazio, Marie L.

                                                    Hanley Funeral Home, 60 New Dorp Lane, Tuesday 8:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Charles Church 9:15 A.M. Interment to follow at Moravian Cemetery. Visiting 2-4 and 7-9 Monday. In lieu of flowers, donations to The American Heart Foundation would be appreciated.

                                                    • DePalmo, Elizabeth A. (Burnett)

                                                      DePALMO - Elizabeth A. (nee Burnett)Of Lancaster N.Y., October 8, 2008. Beloved wife of Michael F.; sister of the late Carl J. (Patricia) Burnett of England; dear friend of Ruth Derby, Peggy Dickson and Ethel Stoerr. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Pompeii Church, Lancaster, Monday morning at 10 AM. No prior visitations. Elizabeth was a life member of Beta Sigma Phi, International Soroity, Erie County SPCA and a member of VFW Auxiliary 7275. Entombment will be in the Birchwood Mausoleum,…

                                                      • Dean L. Morey

                                                        Dean L. Morey, 91 of State Route 169, Little Falls passed away Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008 in the Town of Norway enjoying one of his many hunting trips. He was born on Aug. 22, 1917 in Newport the son of the late Grove C. and Mable (Lindsay) Morey.  He was educated in Newport and Vernon Schools. He was united in marriage to his wife of 49 years the former Margaret Kiley on May 23,1942 in Herkimer.  Mrs. Morey predeceased him on Jan. 16, 1991. Mr. Morey was a veteran of World War II serving with the US Navy. …

                                                        • Decker, Marjorie R.

                                                          • Demarest, Freda S.

                                                            DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. _ Freda S. Demarest, 79, of Daytona Beach, Fla., passed away on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at the Sarah House in Ormond Beach, Fla. Born Jan. 20, 1929, in Davenport, she was the daughter of the late LaVerne B. and Mary (Wheeler) Stewart. Freda graduated in 1947 from Charlotte Valley Central School. She married Robert C. Demarest on June 20, 1953, in Jefferson. He died in March 1991. She lived in Jefferson from 1953 to 1987 and then moved to Otego until 1991. Freda lived her winter months…

                                                            • Driscoll Sr., Daniel A.

                                                              DRISCOLL - Daniel A. Sr. Memorial Service Sunday at 4:00 PM at the SAUER-LYNETT-AMIGONEFUNERAL HOME, 1933 Kensington Ave. Friends invited. Online guestregister at,

                                                              • Duda, Thressa Servello

                                                                October 8, 2008 Thressa Servello Duda, 86, of Eastwood, died October 8, 2008, at her home. She has left her loved ones to join her predeceased husband, Peter Duda, to live in peaceful bliss forever. She is survived by her daughters, Linda Duda-Bishop and Joan Duda; three grandchildren, Tiffany Duda-Moore (Austin Moore), Ma-dona Thressa and KaTrenda Duda-Woodward; five great-grandchildren, ZiaShaun, Qui-ndell, M'Neesia, Franklin and Ja'Neia; in addition to a host of extended family and friends. No…

                                                                • Dumond, Barbara

                                                                  SIDNEY _ Mrs. Barbara Dumond of 20 Glen Ave., Sidney, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning, Oct. 10, 2008, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at the C. H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney. A complete obituary will appear in Monday's edition of The Daily Star.

                                                                  • Dunne, Adelaide L.

                                                                    DUNNE - Adelaide L. October 9, 2008, wife of the late Leonard J.; beloved mother of Patricia A. (Joseph) Karnath; dear grandmother of Lisa Ann (Robert) Boyle and Joseph P. (Kristine) Karnath; great-grandmother of Zackary and Madison; sister of Daniel (Helen) Reisman. Friends may call Sunday only 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DENGLER &ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 3000 Delaware Ave., Kenmore, where prayers will be offered Monday at 10:30, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial from St. Pauls RC Church at 11 AM.,

                                                                    • Du Bois, Edith Mae Albertson

                                                                      will be held on Monday, October 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home, 401 Broadway in Monticello. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, October 13, at 2 p.m. at St. Peter's Church, Broadway & Liberty St., Monticello. Fr. John Tran will officiate. Burial will follow in the Rock Ridge Cemetery in Monticello. Our heartfelt appreciation of excellent care and unending concern are expressed to her doctors, both in the past and present. We want to especially…

                                                                      • Dylan P. Steffan

                                                                        Dylan P. Steffan, 20, of Ilion, formerly of California, died unexpectedly on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica. He was born on July 25, 1988 in Oceanside, Calif., the son of Judy Suggs and Michael Steffan. Dylan was employed as a construction worker at Steffan Construction Co., San Diego, Calif., working with his father and brothers. He loved film making and was planning to become a student at HCCC in January 2009. Survivors include his mother Judy Suggs, with whom he lived…

                                                                        • EVELYN MOTZER

                                                                          Evelyn Motzer, 90, passed away early Monday evening (Oct. 6, 2008) in Springwater where she has resided for the past couple of years. Evelyn was born Jan. 4, 1918 in Rochester. She was a life resident of the Rochester area until two years ago when she moved to her grandson Aaron’s home in Springwater. It was here that Aaron’s wife, Sabrina became Evelyn’s special friend, caretaker, and in Evelyn’s words, Sabrina was her “Grandma’s Angel.” Evelyn enjoyed going out to eat whether it was…

                                                                          • Earl Walter Caldwell

                                                                            Earl Walter Caldwell, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away on October 8, 2008, in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. He led a life of service to his family, his country and his community. While the major events of his life can be measured by dates, his true legacy was in his selfless commitment to others beginning with his wife of 62 years, Phylliss. He was born September 8, 1922, in Independence, Iowa. Following graduation from Independence High School in 1939 he stayed on the family farm before moving…

                                                                            • Ebdon, Joan M.

                                                                              • Eckman, Mercedes

                                                                                Edith Mae Albertson Du Bois today, Saturday, October 11, 2008 at 10 a.m. at the Milton-Marlboro Methodist Church, Milton, NY. Sharing time during the service and following the service in the Fellowship Hall.

                                                                                • Elizabeth J. King Cheney

                                                                                  Elizabeth "Betty" J. King Cheney, age 78, Cedar Street, Bath, NY, died October 9, 2008 at home. She was born in Corning, NY, on October 21,1929, the daughter of Ernest L. Burris Sr. and Gertrude C. Johnson. Betty was a former employee at Grant's in Bath, McDonough’s Grocery, and a past bookkeeper for The Bath American Legion.  She was also an avid bingo player. She is survived by, her daughter Darlene (Don) Howard, Hammondsport, NY; two sons, Lynn (Brandy) King, of Wallace, NY and Wayne…

                                                                                  • Ellegate, James R.

                                                                                    MIDDLEPORT _ James R. Ellegate, passed away Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008. He was the son of Richard J. and Mary G. (Cassin) Ellegate. James was the husband of Julianne Rizzo; father of Liana Marie Ellegate, James Richard Ellegate Jr. and Nicole Marie Ellegate; brother of Carolyn (Thomas) Marks, John Ellegate, Grace Ellegate and Leah (Jason) Lesch. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Prudden & Kandt Funeral Home, 242…

                                                                                    • Emerson, David L.

                                                                                      • Faulk, Evelyn A.

                                                                                        • Filowick Jr., George "Buddy"

                                                                                          may call Sunday, 7-9 PM and Monday, 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Walker Brothers Co. Funeral Home, Inc., 21 South Main Street, Churchville. Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday at 10:00 AM at St. Brigid Church, 18 Gibson St., Bergen, NY 14416. Interment will follow in Riga Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Roswell Park Cancer Center Buffalo, NY ( or the Churchville Volunteer Fire Department in Buddy's memory.

                                                                                          • Fredrich, Richard C.

                                                                                            • Fritton, David F.

                                                                                              • Gagne, Marie

                                                                                                • Gallant, Raymond A.

                                                                                                  SARANAC -- Mr. Raymond A. Gallant, 87, of Silver Lake Road and Bradenton, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born in Burlington, Vt., on Dec. 3, 1920, son of the late Alphonse and Rose Eva (Lafond) Gallant. He was raised in Plattsburgh, N.Y., by his mother and stepfather, Rose and Ross Plunkett., Raymond was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy as a naval aviator. He retired from the U.S. Naval Reserve in Dec. 3, 1980, with the rank of…

                                                                                                  • Garrison, Dr. Stanley E.

                                                                                                  • Garrow, Burnis Velma

                                                                                                    LYON MOUNTAIN -- Burnis Velma Garrow, 95, formerly of Lyon Mountain, died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008, at LeRoy Village Green Nursing Home, LeRoy, N.Y., Born in Lyon Mountain, N.Y., on Feb. 14, 1913, she was the daughter of Frank and Addie (Tromblaey) Peets., She was married to Richard "Casey" Garrow on July 3, 1949, in St. Bernard's Church, Lyon Mountain. He predeceased her on Sept. 27, 1986., Mrs. Garrow lived in Fairport, N.Y., and worked at the Fairport Baptist Home as food supervisor for…

                                                                                                    • Gauvreau, Joyce A. (McGuire)

                                                                                                      GAUVREAU - Joyce A. (nee McGuire)Age 66 of the Town of Tonawanda, October 8, 2008 at Hospice Buffalo. Wife of 33 years of Charles J. Gauvreau and was the wife of the late Louis V. Carnevale; mother of Laurie (Dale) Casey and Julie (Steve) Juzwicki; step mother of Charles (Andrea) Gauvreau and Nanette Bailey; grandmother of Christina, Jennifer, Shannon, Jessica, Zachary, Stephanie, Samantha, Robert and Ritchie; great-grandmother of six; sister of Thomas (Linda) McGuire; also nieces and nephews. Friends may…

                                                                                                      • Gertrude L. Blanchard

                                                                                                        Gertrude L. Blanchard, 83, of Caledonia, passed away Wednesday (Oct. 8, 2008). She was predeceased by her grandson, Michael Blanchard, her great-granddaughter, Kathryn Baumer and her son-in-law, John Hally. She is survived by her husband, Paul; five children, Lynda Hally, Duane (Terry) Blanchard, Tina (Robert) Ziegler; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Gertrude was the last survivor of 12 children, and was a long-time member of the Caledonia Fire Dept. Ladies Auxillary and First Baptist…

                                                                                                        • Godwin, Margaret (Czap)

                                                                                                          Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home, 1289 Forest Ave, P.R., on Tuesday 9:45 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Roch's R.C. Church 10:30 A.M. Interment Cemetery of the Resurrection. Friends will be received Monday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Roch's Church would be appreciated. Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home Family Owned

                                                                                                          • Gouthro, Michael F.

                                                                                                            • Gower, Walter J.

                                                                                                              Walter J. Gower of Johnson City Walter J. Gower, 85, of Johnson City, went to be with the Lord on October 9, 2008 after a brief illness. He was born on November 30, 1922, son of Chester W. and Mary Gower. He served in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II and was employed for 33 years by the IBM Corporation in Endicott. Throughout his life he was willing and eager to be of service to others. He was a longtime member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), of Endicott, where he held…

                                                                                                              • Greene, Ernest J.

                                                                                                                received on Saturday at 3 - 4 PM at the Brunner Funeral Home, 156 Robinson Street, North Tonawanda, where funeral services will follow visitation at 4:00 PM.Directions, On-Line Register Book and Obituary can be found at

                                                                                                                • Greene, Helen M.

                                                                                                                  Greene, Helen M. Brockport: On Tuesday, at age 94, following a lengthy illness. Formerly of Batavia. Wife of the late Ralph Greene; mother of Patricia (John) Bush of Brockport; grandmother of Lorie (Michael) Henry and Kevin &Donna; great-grandmother of Stephanie (Christopher) Mros, Scott and Michelle Henry; sister-in-law of Margaret Greene and Marian Greene; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive. Sister of the late Anna Hayes, Mary Baudanza, Stephen, Charles and Joseph…

                                                                                                                  • Groom, Lorry Mae

                                                                                                                    Lorry Mae Groom, 61, of Niagara Falls, passed away quietly under the care of her family and Hospice on October 7, 2008, at her residence. Born June 8, 1947 in Niagara Falls, NY, the daughter of Ruth Scott of Niagara Falls and the late Larry Perkins. Ms. Groom was a former employee of Niagara University.Surviving other than her mother; are six children, Spencer Groom, Alicia Groom-Feagin, Andrea Jordan, Howard J. Jordan, Melba Jordan-Hicks and Amer Jordan; three brothers, Sylvester (Gloria) Scott, Charles…

                                                                                                                    • Guerin, Jason

                                                                                                                      • Halvorsen, Grace

                                                                                                                        • Hammond Jr., Keene G.

                                                                                                                          Hammond, Keene G., Jr. Rochester: Age 65, a native of Norfolk, VA, and a resident of Rochester, NY, died Monday, October 6, 2008, in Rochester, NY. Mr. Hammond was born March 12, 1943, to Keene G. Hammond and Elizabeth Manning Courtney. He was raised in Mobile, AL, and lived most of his adult life in Houston, TX. He attended the University of Mississippi and Spring Hill College. He was an avid golfer, boater, computer enthusiast, collector and Alabama football fan. Mr. Hammond was a member of the Knights of…

                                                                                                                          • Hartz, Jane E.

                                                                                                                            may call Sunday afternoon 2-5 at Lucey-VanVoorhis Funeral Home, 301 West Main Street, Victor. A celebration of Jane's life will begin Saturday afternoon, October 18th at 1 o'clock at First United Methodist Church, 106 East Main Street, Victor. Interment, South Perinton Cemetery, Monday morning October 13th at 11 o'clock. Gifts in her memory may be directed to Happiness House, 731 Pre-Emption Road, Geneva, NY 14456, or charity of choice.

                                                                                                                            • Harvey, Walter C.

                                                                                                                              are invited to meet the family MONDAY 10:00 AM at ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE CHURCH for his funeral mass. Interment, private at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to St. Paul Blvd. Fire Assoc., 433 Cooper Road, Rochester, NY 14617, or School of the Holy Childhood, 100 Groton Parkway, Rochester, NY 14623. PAUL W. HARRIS FUNERAL HOME 570 Kings Highway So. 544-2041

                                                                                                                              • Hearne, Sister Leonore

                                                                                                                                • Higgins Sr., Nelson

                                                                                                                                  • Hillman, Dorothy E.

                                                                                                                                    may call at the RUTLAND-CORWIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2670 Main St., Newfane, NY, MONDAY 7-9 PM, where funeral services will be held TUESDAY at 11:00 AM. Burial will be in Corwin Cemetery, Newfane, NY. Memorials to Lockport Memorial Hospital would be appreciated by the family. Please visit to send a condolence to the family.

                                                                                                                                    • Hills, Ronald G.

                                                                                                                                      , his golf buddies and his friends at Tim Hortons. Family will receive friends at the MORSE &SON CHAPEL of the MORGAN FUNERAL HOMES, 5917 Main St., Niagara Falls, Ontario, on Monday, October 13th, from 2-4 and 7-9 oclock. Funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 14th at 11:00 oclock. Cremation will follow. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Greater Niagara General Hospital Foundation, or to a charity of ones choice. Online…

                                                                                                                                      • Hochbrueckner, Walter J.

                                                                                                                                        may call from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 and Monday, Oct. 13, at the Hall-Tari Funeral Home, 40 Main St., Stamford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Pastor Joseph X. Arockiasamy at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Stamford at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14. Interment will follow in the Riverside Cemetery, Bloomville. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, 1 Birchwood Dr., Oneonta, NY 13820. Funeral arrangements have been…

                                                                                                                                        • Hollrah, Leona L. Buenger

                                                                                                                                          October 9, 2008 Leona L. Buenger Hollrah, 96, of Deansboro, died Thursday. Survivors include a niece, Elizabeth Buenger Hughes of Deansboro among others. Funeral services will be held in St. Charles, MO. There are no calling hours. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Paul Funeral Home of Madison.

                                                                                                                                          • Holy, Walter J.

                                                                                                                                            • Horan, Mary

                                                                                                                                              • Hubner, Kenneth E.

                                                                                                                                                • Hugh O. Beckhorn

                                                                                                                                                  Hugh O. Beckhorn of Cooley Hill Road passed away Friday (Oct. 3, 2008) at the Roswell Park Institute in Buffalo. He was born Aug. 29, 1951, in Blossburg, Pa., to Donald and Geraldine (White) Beckhorn. Hugh was a former resident of Knight’s Creek Road in Scio where he operated his own junkyard and enjoyed working on classic cars. Survivors include three sons, Hugh Beckhorn of Tonawanda, Dana Beckhorn of Wellsville and Tony Beckhorn of Angelica; two daughters, Marcy Beckhorn of Tonawanda and Stacy…

                                                                                                                                                  • Hutchinson, Barbara L.

                                                                                                                                                    October 9, 2008 Barbara L. Hutchinson, 51, of Liverpool, formerly of Orwell, died Thursday at her home. She was born May 9, 1957, the daughter of Charles and Gwendolyn Morris Hutchinson. She resided in Liverpool since 2007, previously living in Orwell. She graduated from APW High School in 1975, and she also graduated from Bryant & Stratton College. She was employed by Bryant & Stratton College as an administrative assistant since 2005. She had also worked at Altmar Elementary for several years.…

                                                                                                                                                  • Iammatteo, Anthony

                                                                                                                                                    Casey Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Ave, Castleton Corners, on Tuesday. Mass of Christian Burial Our Lady of Good Counsel Church 10 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends will be received Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions to The Palliative Care Unit at Brooklyn V.A. Hospital, would be greatly appreciated.

                                                                                                                                                    • JEANETTE M. MALISZESKY

                                                                                                                                                      Jeanette M. Maliszesky, age 87, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, October 8, 2008.  She was born on December 1, 1920 in Gibson, the daughter of the late Ross W. and Edith M. (Hall) Reed.  She married Joseph J. Maliszesky on October 11, 1947 at St. Vincent de Paul Church.  He predeceased her on January 26, 1996. Jeanette worked at JC Penney at the Arnot Mall as a sales clerk.  She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She is survived by her sons David (Bonnie) Maliszesky of W.…

                                                                                                                                                      • Jackson, Janette C.

                                                                                                                                                        OTEGO _ Janette C. Jackson, 88, of Southside, Otego, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2008, at the A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital, Oneonta. She was born June 14, 1920, in the town of Otego, the daughter of J. Paige and Florence (Stryker) Croswell. She married Marvin Jackson in Oneonta on April 1, 1939. She was lifelong resident of the Otego-Wells Bridge area. At one time, she helped operate the family farm and worked for the Knight Nursing Home and the Hoyt family. In later years, she crocheted hundreds of items for…

                                                                                                                                                        • Jane M. Aufmuth

                                                                                                                                                          Jane M. Aufmuth, 89, passed away Wednesday evening, Oct. 8, 2008, at the home of her daughter, Meg, in Syracuse. Jane was born June 13, 1919, in Utica, the eldest of three children and only daughter of James F. and Mary V. Monroe. Upon graduating from Edmeston High School, Jane attended Ryder College in Trenton, N.J. She then returned to Edmeston and was employed at New York Central Mutual Insurance Company. On Jan. 5, 1947, Jane married Howard J. Aufmuth Jr., and they made their home in Fly Creek.…

                                                                                                                                                          • Jean T. Dutton

                                                                                                                                                            Jean T. Dutton, 85, of The Woodlands, Texas, passed away Oct. 7, after battling breast cancer over 40 years. She was born Alice Jean Tuttle on July 12, 1923, in Frankfort, N.Y., the eldest daughter of the late Lynn and Ruth Tuttle of Frankfort, and later South Edmeston, N.Y. She graduated from Frankfort High School in 1940, and attended Buffalo State Teachers College, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1944. After graduating from college, she taught art at West Winfield High School, in West…

                                                                                                                                                            • Johnson, Dan James

                                                                                                                                                              JOHNSON - Dan James Unexpectedly entered into rest October 10, 2008; beloved husband of Kimberly A. (nee Leone) Johnson; devoted father of Danika V. and Dane V. Johnson; loving son of Mollie Ann (nee King) and the late Harvey P. Johnson; devoted brother of Louise Boldt, Harvey Johnson, Helen Tarpey, Catherine Johnson and their families. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated in the Immaculate Conception Church, 520 Oakwood Ave., East Aurora on Monday morning at 11:00 oclock. In lieu of flowers, contributions…

                                                                                                                                                              • Jordan, Robert

                                                                                                                                                                Robert Jordan, 54, of Phoenix, Arizona passed away on October 7, 2008. Born in North Tonawanda on September 1, 1954, Robert attended North Tonawanda schools and graduated from Buffalo State College.He was the son of the late Ross Jordan and is survived by his mother, Ann Hensel of Ft. Myers Beach, Florida: a sister, Joanne (Jordan) Tondera and her husband, Gary Tondera of Grand Island; a niece, Kari Tondera; and nephew, Zachary Tondera also of Grand Island.Arrangements for cremation entrusted to Hansen…

                                                                                                                                                                • Keane, Dianne S. (Richards)

                                                                                                                                                                  KEANE - Dianne S. (Richards)October 7, 2008; beloved wife of the late Thomas Keane; dear mother of Kelly Walter, Kenneth and the late Timothy and Kathleen Schuster; Grammie of Chris, Michael, Nicholas, Jessica and Patrick; sister of Linda (Paul) Cordier; dear friend of Barb (Thomas) Zak and Sister Marie Andre, R.S.M. Private services were held at the families request. Arrangments by JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME, INC. Online register at,

                                                                                                                                                                  • Kennedy, John D. (Jack)

                                                                                                                                                                    • Kenneth C. “Boomer” Miller Jr. III

                                                                                                                                                                      Kenneth C. “Boomer” Miller Jr. III, 41, of Fountain St., died unexpectedly on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008. He was born in New Hartford on July 8, 1967, the son of Kenneth C. and Eva Miner Miller Jr.  Boomer grew up in Cold Brook and graduated from Poland Central School. As a youth he had attended the Methodist church in Cold Brook. On Oct. 11, 2003, he was married to the love of his life, Jodie Schroer at Hamilton College Chapel.  Boomer was the proud owner and operator of Miller Landscaping and…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Kicklighter, Jean E.

                                                                                                                                                                        EAST SPRINGFIELD _ Jean Elizabeth Kicklighter, 62, of Savannah, Ga., beloved mother of Dawn King, passed away after an extended illness on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 9, 2008, in the home of sister Irma Vickerson in East Springfield. Funeral arrangements are with J. Seaton McGrath Funeral Home, 40 West James St., Richfield Springs. Obituary information and funeral details are available online at A complete obituary will appear in Monday's edition of The Daily Star.

                                                                                                                                                                        • King Sr., James Thomas

                                                                                                                                                                          October 7, 2008 James Thomas King Sr., 82, of Fayetteville, NY, passed away at the V.A. Medical Center from a sudden ill- ness. Born June, 7, 1926, in Syracuse, NY, son of Charles and Martha King, he attended St. Anthony of Padua School in Syracuse, NY. Jim enlisted in the Navy in 1943, and served proudly in both the Mediterranean and Pacific theaters. After discharge from the Navy, joined the International Photo Engravers Union, Local 20, and was elected its president after nine years of membership. In…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Kircher, Joseph L.

                                                                                                                                                                            may call at the Leo M. Bean and Sons Funeral Home, 2771 Chili Ave. Friday, 1-3 PM. Funeral Mass Saturday, 10 AM at St. Christopher's Church, 3350 Union St. Interment Holy Ghost Cemetery., Lagona See: Vetromile, Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                            • Klein, Dorothy

                                                                                                                                                                              • Klein, Eleanor

                                                                                                                                                                                PERU -- Eleanor Klein, 83, of Felton Road, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008, at Brookside Nursing Home in White River Junction, Vt. She was born Dec. 3, 1924, in Shamokin, Pa., daughter of Helen and John Nowak Sr., Eleanor and her family moved to Buffalo, N.Y., where she met Frederick Klein, her husband of 61 years. They moved to Gabriels, N.Y., where she worked in the fiscal office at Paul Smith's College for many years until retirement. She enjoyed spending time with her family, traveling, sewing,…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Klopfer, Esther A.

                                                                                                                                                                                  may call Monday from 2 to 4 PM and 7 to 9 PM at the Bates, Wallace and Heath Funeral Home, 38 State St., Middleport, where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 AM with the Rev. Lowell Gypson III officiating. Burial will be in Hartland Central Cemetery. Memorials to Orleans County Hospice, P.O. Box 489, Albion, New York 14411 would be appreciated by the Klopfer family.Visit to sign guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Knople, Bette J.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Bette J. (nee Gaul) Knople died October 5, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Donald; dear mother of Cheryl (Herbert) Boldt, Sandra (late Jack) Kelley of California, Jeffrey, Phyllis Knople; dear grandmother of 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; dearest sister of Nancy (Donald) McKnight and the late Robert (Millie) Gaul, Reeva Gaul, Evelyn (Arthur) Berndt and Osmond Gaul; also survived by several nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at theconvenience of the family at the AMIGONE…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kresse, Agnes

                                                                                                                                                                                      will be held at the J.F. Rice Funeral Home, Inc., 150 Main St., Johnson City, Monday at 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at St. James Church where a Funeral Mass will be offered. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, Sunday from 4-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Association, Southern Tier Regional Office, Nichols Notch - 401 Hayes Ave., Endicott, N.Y. 13760, in Agnes Kresse's memory.

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lawrence, John Charles

                                                                                                                                                                                        may call Monday 2-4 &7-9 PM at ZORNOW-HEDGES FUNERAL HOME, 21 Lincoln Ave., Pittsford (off Main Street, south of four corners) and may go directly to St. Thomas More Church, Tuesday at 3:00 PM for his funeral mass. Interment, White Haven Memorial Park.

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Lese, Sally S. (Schweizer)

                                                                                                                                                                                          LESE, Sally S. (Schweizer) Age 59, of Grand Central Ave., Horseheads, passed away at home very unexpectedly. Her memorial service will be celebrated in the First United Methodist Church, 1034 W. Broad St., Horseheads, on Sat., Oct. 11, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. Her burial service will take place privately at the convenience of her family. Those wishing to express their sympathy may do so with memorials to the American Parkinson Disease Association, 1250 Hylan Boulevard, Suite 4B, Staten Island, NY 10305; or the…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Levin, Ruthe Muriel

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Lindemann, Karl L.

                                                                                                                                                                                              PLATTSBURGH -- Mr. Karl L. Lindemann, 91, of Facteau Avenue in Plattsburgh, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh., He was born on Dec. 12, 1916, in Mount Hope, N.J., He served in the U.S. Air Force in the Pacific Theatre during World War II in the radar and signal corps. He was employed for more than 39 years at the Picatinny Arsenal in Dover, N.J., and retired as chief of buildings, grounds and maintenance., Mr. Lindemann was a member of the New Apostolic Church,…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Little, Daniel J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                Formerly of Middletown, NY Mercedes Eckman, 88, passed away on Wednesday, October 8, 2008 at The Pines at Glens Falls. Born in Middletown on October 1, 1920, she was the daughter of Robert and Kathryn (Barry) Cranston. Mercedes was brought up in Middletown, graduated from Middletown High School and went on to receive her teaching degree from the State Teacher's College in Oswego in 1947. She married John Eckman on March 31, 1944 in Shreveport, LA, and after college they settled in So. Glens Falls to…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Loguidice, Benjamin F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Benjamin F. Loguidice of New Springville on October 9, 2008. Beloved husband of Dorothy. Devoted father of Linda, Dennis, Wayne and Richard. Cherished grandfather of Jennifer, Jodi, Marlon, Olivia, Wayne Jr., Lisa, Nicole and Dominick. Loving great-grandfather of Peter Jr., Josephine, Victoria and Jordan. Fond brother of Jean, Connie and Frank. Reposing at Colonial Funeral Home, 2819 Hylan Blvd., corner of Tysens Lane. Friends may call Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial 10 A.M. St.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • MARVIN MAURICE BRYAN

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Marvin Maurice Bryan passed away Wednesday (Sept. 17, 2008). Together again in heaven, Marvin joined his loving and dedicated wife, Dorothy Louis (Barron), who predeceased him on May 23, 2008. Born in Page, Neb., on Dec. 5, 1915, to Howard Maurice and Flossie Bryan, Marvin’s family returned to the Canisteo Valley four years later. In 1921, the Bryan family met the Barron family, thus starting the friendship that resulted in Marvin and Dorothy’s 1938 marriage in Hornell. Together, they lived and reared…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mack, James W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    James W. Mack, 76, of 78th Street, died Thursday, October 9, 2008 in Mt. St. Mary’s Hospital. Mr. Mack was born December 16, 1931 in Niagara Falls, the son of James and Marie Elizabeth (Rivers) Mack.He attended local schools and graduated from Trott Vocational High School in 1949. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1951 and served until 1955. He worked in construction in West Virginia prior to joining Local Labors Union 91 in 1959. He was employed as a foreman until his retirement in 1994. He was a hard worker.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mackowski, Daniel J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      MACKOWSKI - Daniel J. October 9, 2008 of Cheektowaga, NY; beloved husband of 48 years to Eleanor (nee Jaskowiak) Mackowski; dearest father of Thomas (Dorris), John (Adina), James (Wendy) and Michael (Luanne); dear grandfather of Daniel, Andrew, Matthew, Alan, Haley, Athena, Ian, Mark, Lauren Simm and Eric Simm; brother-in-law of Mary (late Edward) Rybus, Eleanor (late Bernard) Jaskowiak, Michael (Peggy) Jaskowiak, late Richard (Irene) Jaskowiak, Anne (Anthony) Polaszewski, Alice (late Edwin) Koscielniak,…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mary M. Chambers

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mary M. Chambers, 89, of Highland Healthcare Center in Wellsville, passed away Monday (Oct. 6, 2008). She was born Sept. 29, 1919 in Olean. She was the daughter of Jacob and Louise Stomieroski. She attended and graduated from Olean Schools. On April 21, 1941, she married George E. Kenworthy, who predeceased her Oct. 25, 1969. On June 5, 1975, she married Orval “Pete” Chambers, who predeceased her Oct. 25, 2001. Mary was employed with the A&P Tea Company until she retired in 1977. She was a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mason, Muriel Anita (Jones)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                MASON, Muriel Anita (Jones) Went into the arms of the Lord on Wednesday, September 17, 2008, in Jacksonville, Florida. Memorial Services were held at Hardage-Giddens Chapel Hill Funeral Home in Jacksonville, FL on September 24, 2008 and her Life's Celebration will be held on Saturday, October 11, 2008, at 1:00 p.m. in Monumental Baptist Church, 310 E. Clinton Street, Elmira, NY. Pastor James E. Jones officiating. Muriel's wishes were that all rejoice her vibrant life and to always remember your…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • McCormick, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • McGrue Jr., Richard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    McGRUE - Richard Jr. Entered into rest at the Buffalo Veterans Hospital, October 4, 2008; brother of Issaiah (Gracie) McGrue. Visitation Sunday 2-4 PM, funeral 4 PM at H. ALFRED LEWIS MORTUARY, 968 Jefferson Ave. Interment at Bath National Cemetery, Bath, NY.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • McKeown Jr., Andrew

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      McKEOWN - Andrew Jr. Of Angola, NY, October 9, 2008; beloved husband of 56 years to Shirley (Schmink); loving father of LeeAnn (Richard) Miller, Robert (Beth), Katherine (Butch) Bouchard, Andrew (Kathleen), John Scott (Lillian) and Theresa (George) Mecca; cherished uncle, grandfather, and great-grandfather to many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren; loving son of the late Andrew and Catherine McKeown; brother of the late Henry, Michael, James and Mary (late Carl) Ward; retired employee…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • McNeish, John P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        John P. McNeish of Binghamton It is with broken hearts that his family announces the death of John P. McNeish. His courage, strength and determination to fight the lung cancer that in the end caused his death on Wednesday, October 8, 2008, was an inspiration to those of us close to him. John was predeceased by his parents, Everett (Red) and Mae McNeish; and his brother, David McNeish; and David's son, Paul. John was born June 22, 1949 in Wilson Hospital and was a graduate of Chenango Valley High School.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Militello, Corinne A. (Parisi)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MILITELLO - Corinne A. (nee Parisi)October 10, 2008; beloved wife of the late Dr. Salvatore A. Militello; dear mother of Dr. Joseph M. (Jean), Mary Ann, Dr. Jack F. (Marilee), Corinne M., James R. (Chrisann), Dr. Kathleen M. (Robert) Woodruff, Michael M. (Katie) and the late Margaret Mary Militello; also survived by 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; devoted sister of Josephine E. OConnell; beloved aunt of JoAnn (Lawrence) DiGiulio and many other nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Militello, Mildred "Midge"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MILITELLO - Mildred Midge October 9, 2008, beloved wife of Samuel; dear mother of Anthony (Barbara), Samuel Jr. (Sharon), Peggy (Michael) Tuberdyke and Donna (Jeffrey) Pietrzak; loving grandmother of Christopher, Lena, Michael, Nicholas and Samantha; sister of Joseph (Terry) Kind; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Barnabas Church, 2049 George Urban Blvd., Monday October 13 at 10 AM. Please assemble at church. Arrangements PACER FUNERAL HOME.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Miller, Jeffrey Mark

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Jeffrey Mark Miller of Vestal A Memorial Service for Jeffrey Mark Miller will be held Saturday, October 11, 2008, at the Calvary Baptist Tabernacle Church, 729 Main Street, Vestal. The family will receive friends and relatives from 2 p.m. until service time at 3 p.m.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mlynar, John P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mlynar, John P. Lyons: Age 73, of Sunset Dr., died unexpectedly Thursday, October 9, 2008. He is survived by his wife, Adele, of 42 years; daughter, Janice (Rev. Tim) Andrews; son, John Paul (Elisa) Mlynar; 4 grandchildren; sister, Helen Duga. Family and friends may call on Sunday (Oct. 12) from 3 to 6 pm at the Weeks-Keysor Funeral Homo, 5 Phelps St., Lyons. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday (Oct. 13) at 1 pm at the Woodlane Community Church, Newark.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Monaco, Mark A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MONACO, Mark A. -We feel your presence near every day since you left us ten years ago. You touched so many lives with your courage, hope, and wisdom, but mostly by your love. You continue to give us the strength that we need and provide great inspiration to all. We will always keep your legacy alive.LOVE DAD, MOM, MICHELLE, TOM, QUINCY, MARCY, MIKE,BRANDON, AND JOSHUA,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Moore Jr., Earl E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Morreale, Baldassre De Marco "Ben"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PLATTSBURGH -- Baldassre "Ben" De Marco Morreale died on Oct. 8, 2008, leaving a great void and an indelible impression on anyone who knew him. He will be greatly missed. His beloved friend and companion Carol Wilkerson was at his side., Ben was born on April 10, 1924, in Brooklyn, N.Y. His parents, Marco and Theresa Morreale, were Sicilian immigrants from Racalmuto, a town to which they returned and to which Ben retired briefly in the 1990s., Ben's two wives, Anita and Linda, passed on before…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mott-Arotsky, Marjorie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SIDNEY _ Marjorie Mott-Arotsky, 45, of 22 Loomis Drive., Sidney, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning, Oct. 10, 2008, at Presbyterian Hospital at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Funeral arrangements are pending at the C. H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney. A complete obituary will appear in Monday's edition of The Daily Star.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Nabozny, Cecelia G. (Wanat)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          will be present on Saturday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Urban-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 3645 Genesee St. (2 blocks east of Union Rd.), where Funeral Services will follow at 8:00 PM. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, donations may be made to Hospice Buffalo Inc. Online register at,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Neubert, Frieda

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Neubert, Frieda Rochester: October 7, 2008, at age 103. Predeceased by her husband, Ernst and daughter-in-law, Patricia. Survived by her son, George Neubert and fiancee, Barbara Angstadt; daughter, Elinor (Robert) Nicholas; 5 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grand-child and dear friend, David Smith; nieces and nephews from here and in Germany. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 1 P.M. at the Lutheran Church of the Incarnate Word, 510 East Ave. In lieu…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Nichols, Dale E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, October 14th, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. A Memorial Service for Dale will follow there at 1 p.m. with Rev. Brian Harris and Rev. Belvy White officiating. Interment will take place at the convenience of the family in Woodlawn National Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Nicosia, Robert J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • O'Shea, Michael T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • OConnor Jr., Donald C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Ombrello, Dorothy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Kerhonkson, NY Daniel J. Little of Kerhonkson, a lifelong resident and a retired 32-year engineer for IBM, Kingston, died October 9, 2008 at Benedictine Hospital, Kingston. He was 71. The son of Walter Little and the late Dorothea Koehn Little, he was born August 6, 1937 in Ellenville. He graduated from Ellenville High School in 1955. He was a life member of the VFW and a 35-year member of the Wawarsing Lodge #582 F&AM.Following his retirement from IBM in 1991, he was employed by H.B. Humiston Funeral…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Osborne, Beatrice Lina "Mimi"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Otisville, NY Many people are gifted with the propensity to excel in the arts and sciences and thus make their mark upon the world. Not so with Dorothy, for she was given an even greater gift...that of a nurturer. Dorothy Ombrello of Otisville, died Thursday, October 9, 2008. Born March 4, 1924, the only surviving child to Ernest and Anna Bosch Martin in Bergenfield, NJ, Dorothy was orphaned in her preteen years. Raised by loving relatives, she was instilled with the need and desire for her own family.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Otten, Lorraine P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SCHENEVUS _ Lorraine P. Otten, of Schenevus, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008, at Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown. She was the beloved wife of Kenneth; the devoted mother of Kenneth and Laurie; and cherished grandmother of Brittany, Amanda, Kenneth Jr., Ryan and Kyle. She is also survived by five sisters and four brothers. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Thomas Church, 6135 Amboy Road, Staten Island, at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11. Interment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Queens. Services were…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Panariello, Angelo

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Perkins, Robert T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              October 8, 2008 Robert T. Perkins, 88, passed away peacefully at the Veterans Hospital under the caring hands of the staff of the TCU. He was a WWII Army veteran serving in the Pacific Theatre with the 7th Division, landing in Attu, Kwajalein, Leyte and Okinawa. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Alice; son Michael; sisters, Katherine, Marjorie and Ruth; and brothers, Laurence, Lloyd, Bernard, Kenneth and Maurice. Surviving him are his sons, Robert and Richard; sisters, Irene and Lois; three…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Peters, Dorothy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                October 10, 2008 Dorothy Peters, 82, of Syracuse, New York, died Friday, October 10, 2008, at University Hospital, with her loving family by her side. Left to cherish her memory are six daughters, Ernestine (Jim) Commings, Katherine (John) Snyder, Kathleen (Bill) Conway, Margaret (Bill) Wilbur, Elizabeth Ranzinger and Sandra Peters; two sons, Harvey Bagley and Joe (Mary) Peters; a sister, Barb Harvey; two brothers, Murtain Rand and Charles Rand; 67 grandchildren; 105 great-grand-chil-dren; and 15…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Peters, Mary A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  may call Sunday, 1-4 P.M. and Monday, 5-8 P.M. (Please note times) at Vay-Schleich &Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated, Tuesday, 11:00 A.M. at Our Mother of Sorrows Church, 5000 Mt. Read Blvd. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. For more information, or to sign Mary's online guestbook, please visit:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Petrigliano, Carmine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will be held on Sunday, October 12, from 2-6 p.m. at the William M. Gagan Funeral Home, 1525 Burlingham Rd., Pine Bush, NY. Funeral Services will be held on Monday October 13, at 10 a.m. at The Mountain View United Methodist Church, Rte 302, Pine Bush. Burial will take place in New Prospect Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Mountain View United Methodist Church, PO Box 238, Pine Bush, NY 12566. The family would like to thank the nursing staff of Montgomery nursing home for the love and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Picarazzi, Mary T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pickard, Virginia E. Jewell

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        October 8, 2008 Virginia E. Jewell Pickard, 78, of Baldwinsville, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday at Community General Hospital. She was born in Cato and was a 1947 graduate of Cato Meridian High School, and a 1949 graduate of Morris-ville College. Virginia retired in 1990 after 22 years in institutional food service with 19 years as school lunch director for Baldwinsville schools. Surviving: her daughter, Janet E. (Richard) Smith of DeRuyter; sons, Dr. Leonard K. (Margaret) of Kingston, and James N. and…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Potter, Myron J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Myron J. Potter of Susquehanna, Pa. Myron J. Potter 85, of Susquehanna, died Thursday, October 9, 2008, at Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare Facility, New Hartford, N.Y. He is survived by his wife, the former Alice Whitney; his five children, 12 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; a brother, Howard Potter, Susquehanna, Pa.; and a sister, Helen Painter, Oriskany Falls, N.Y. A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 18th, 2008, at the North Jackson Methodist Church, North Jackson, Pa., at 12 noon.…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Quinn, Catherine M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Casey McCallum-Rice South Shore Funeral Home, 30 Nelson Ave, Great Kills, on Tuesday. Mass of Christian Burial St. Charles R.C. Church at 10:15 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Monday 2-4, 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Alzheimer's Foundation of Staten Island would be greatly appreciated. Casey McCallum-Rice Funeral Home

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Randolph, Lisa Jeanne

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lisa Jeanne Randolph passed away suddenly on October 6, 2008. Born on September 29, 1965, she was the daughter of Roger and Linda (Pickles) Randolph of Lockport. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her beloved son, Brandon Randolph of Buffalo and also her brother, Ronald (Jessica) Randolph of Port Washington, NY. Lisa also had many loving aunts and uncles namely Sylvia Kellogg of Penfield, NY, Marcia (James) Van Brocklin of Hamburg, NY, Gary (Elizabeth) Pickles of Fairport, NY, Mark (Joan)…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Reich, Helen (Skura)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          REICH - Helen (Skura)October 8, 2008, age 88, in Palm Beach, FL, a Holocaust Survivor, whose parents Berish and Ceryl, sister Lola, brothers Shlamek and Mietek perished, wife of the late Louis Lusiek Reich; dear mother of William Zeev Reich (Catharine M. Venzon) of Buffalo, NY and Dr. Deborah Reich (Dr. Alan Epstein) of Boston, MA; grandmother of Eric (Cara), Justin, Zabrina, Aviva, Ethan and Madeline; sister of Marisha (late Isidore) Green of Palm Beach and the late Samuel (Stella) Skura of Queens, NY.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Riexinger, Thomas D. "Rex"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home Inc., 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd., in North Tonawanda on Sunday and Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 10 AM from Pendleton Center United Methodist Church, 6864 Campbell Blvd. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to the family. Guest register available at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Robert Patrick Burns

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Robert Patrick Burns age 71, of the Campbell Savona Road in Campbell, NY died Thursday, October 9, 2008 at his home in Campbell. Bob was born in Dedham, Massachusetts on May 6, 1937 to Thomas and Eleanor (Cavanaugh) Burns.  He married Priscilla McCarron in 1991 in Sudbury, MA.  He served his country from 1956-1958 in the Army.  He was retired from Verizon in Boston, MA in 1990 where he had been a manager.  Bob was a member of the Bath Rod and Gun Club. He is survived by his wife Priscilla; three sons,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Roberts, Guy M.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Salisbury, Roy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 p.m. Monday at Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek, NY. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek. Calling Hours: 11 to 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, prior to the funeral.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Schmidt, Edith Linnea (Johnson )

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    . Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials made to a charity of your choice. Online register at,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Schroeder, Dorothy Speen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 So. Main St., Horseheads, on Sat., Oct. 11, 2008, from 1-3:00 p.m., where an Orthodox Christian Funeral Service will take place at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Jason Kappanadze to officiate. Interment will take place at a later date in Woodlawn Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sherman, Pauline (Denkenberger)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SHERMAN, Pauline (Denkenberger) Passed from this life on October 6, 2008, while a resident of Elcor Health Services Colonial Ridge North. Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 11, 2008, at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY. The funeral service will be held at the conclusion of the viewing, and Pauline's interment with her beloved husband Ronald following at Maple Grove Cemetery on Broad Street, Horseheads, NY.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Shoemaker, Mahlon W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mahlon W. Shoemaker of Johnson City Mahlon W. Shoemaker (John), 77, of Johnson City, died on Wednesday, October 8, 2008, at his home. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Phyllis, Johnson City; children, John, Gary, Fred, Cindy and Dale Armstrong, Becky Robertson, Patricia, Mahlon Jr. and Donna, Stacy; sisters, Georgia, Hazel, Kathleen; 16 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A veteran of WWII serving in the Army. A life member and commander of the Johnson City VFW #2332. A…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Skinner, Willis W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SKINNER - Willis W. October 9, 2008 of West Valley, NY; husband of the late Eleanor M. (nee Meyer) Skinner; father of Warren (Wilma) Skinner, Annette (David) Gerwitz and Craig (Julie) Skinner; also survived by five grandsons and three great-grandchildren; brother of Raymond (Norma), Flossie (late Malcolm) Ahrens and Carlton (Shirley) Skinner, and the late Milford Skinner, Iona (late Charles) Hess, and Doris (late Louis) Westfall; brother-in-law of Lillian Skinner. Friends may call Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Spencer, Arlene R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SPENCER, Arlene R. Passed away on October 8, 2008, at Bethany Manor. Arlene was born on September 19, 1918, the daughter of Earl Sr. and Emma W. Spencer of Jackson Summit, PA. She was predeceased by her parents, sister, Alice and brother, Earl. Arlene is survived by Earl's wife, Margaret of Richardson, TX; brother, Ernest of Kapaa, Hawaii; four nephews, one niece, six grandnephews and four grandnieces. Arlene was a graduate of Mansfield State Teachers' College. She was a WWII Veteran, having served…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Staniszewski, Josephine M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stoll, Dorothy L. (Krupski)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    STOLL - Dorothy L. (Krupski)October 9, 2008; beloved wife of the late Herbert; mother of Deborah Moyer and the late Doreen Kiff; also survived by grandchildren, brothers and sisters, nieces, nephews and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial, Tuesday, October 14 at 10 AM in St. Augustines Church, 425 Penora St., Depew. Please assemble at the Church. No prior visitations. Arrangements by The BARRON-MILLER FUNERAL HOME, INC.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sullivan, Jean L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      October 9, 2008 Jean L. Sullivan, 83, of Fayetteville, died Thursday. Jean was born October 12, 1924, in Elmira to Mary Dona hue and Edward Reidy. She retired in 1990 from SUNY ESF after many years. She was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Church, Fayetteville. Jean was known for her quick wit, loyalty to friends and family, and her calm nature. She followed professional golf closely and greatly enjoyed several tournaments she was able to attend. Jean will be greatly missed by her loving family and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sullivan, Jane M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        may call 4-8 PM Monday at Willard H. Scott Funeral Home, 12 South Ave., Webster. A Funeral Service will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday at Webster Presbyterian Church, 550 Webster Rd., Webster. Interment Webster Union Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Isaiah House, 71 Prince St., Rochester, NY 14605.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sullivan, Jean L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SULLIVAN, Jean L. Age 83, of Fayetteville, NY, formerly of Elmira, died on Thursday, October 9, 2008. Jean was born in Elmira on October 12, 1924, a daughter of Edward and Mary Donahue Reidy. Jean is predeceased by her husband of 60 years, James H. Sullivan, who died January 31, 2008. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Molly and Gary Reichert of Brewerton, NY; sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Anne Sullivan of Fairfax, VA, Jim and Chris Sullivan of Orlando, FL, Bill and Nancy Sullivan of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Swan, James E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Jim through memorials to The First Baptist Church of Horseheads, NY 2293 Grand Central Avenue Horseheads, NY 14845.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • THOMAS LAVERN HARRIS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Thomas Lavern Harris, 97, died Tuesday (Oct. 7, 2008) at Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital in Bath, following a brief illness. Vern was born in Howard on Aug. 2, 1911 to Thomas and Bertha M. (Whitcomb) Harris. He joined the Howard Union Church in 1927 and was its oldest member. At age 17, after being orphaned, he left Avoca High School a month before graduation to raise his four year-old brother and work two farms. In 1942 he married Helen M. (Putnam) Albee. After 25 years at Mercury Aircraft, Tom retired in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Tantillo, Sarah M.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Todaro, Marie C. (Mirabella)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TODARO - Marie C. (Mirabella)October 9, 2008, age 84; beloved wife of the late Paolo Todaro; loving mother of Frank and Tana Todaro; sister of the late Catherine Spina, Jean DiMartino, Michele Serra, Anthony and Vito Mirabella; also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear neighbors and friends. Friends received Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the GRECO FUNERAL HOME, 2909 Elmwood Ave. (near Sheridan Dr.) where funeral services will be held Monday morning at 8:45 and St. John the Baptist Church at 9:30.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Tomsic, Kaden John

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will be present on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Tonawanda Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 2600 Sheridan Drive (corner of Parker Blvd) where funeral services will be held on Monday at 10:00 AM. Pastor Jon Longwell, officiating. On-line guest register at www.AMIGONE.COM.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Toussaint, Troy Douglas

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Troy Douglas Toussaint passed away suddenly October 8, 2008 in Hilo, Hawaii. Born September 26, 1969, he was a former resident of Lockport.He was much loved by the family he left behind - a son, Jordan of Irvine, CA; father and step-mother, Douglas and Jo Ann Toussaint and sister, Brianna of Lockport; mother, Karla and step-father, Bruce Silva and sister, Tiffany, all of Hilo, Hawaii; several nieces, cousins, aunts and uncles. A private Memorial Service will be held.Visit for…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tucker, Norma J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Turner, William R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              11 a.m. Saturday, October 18, at Deansboro Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Paul Funeral Home of Madison.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ellenville, NY Everett Youmans of Ellenville, NY, passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at home. He was 44 years old. The son of Sally Lucha Youmans and the late Douglas Youmans, he was born June 4, 1964, Suffern. Everett was the loving father of Chelsea and Travis Youmans and was the loving brother of Douglas Youmans and companion, Mary Van Leuven, Darlene Dempsey and husband, Jack, Freddie Youmans and wife, Mary Ellan, Michael Youmans and wife, Tina, Robert Youmans and companion, Wendy Stoll, and Kim…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • VERNON R. LENT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Vernon R. Lent, 93, passed away Tuesday morning (Oct. 7, 2008) at the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Mt. Morris where he had been a resident for the past few months. He was born in Scottsburg on April 10, 1915, a son of the late Harry and Mary (Old) Lent. He was also predeceased by a son, William Lent in 2006 and a brother, Wilbur Lent. On June 7, 1937, he was married to Catherine Williamson Lent, who survives. Vernon graduated from Dansville High School in 1933. Vernon and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Valentino Joseph Federico Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Valentino Joseph Federico Jr., 74, of Schenectady, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 9, 2008, at home in the hands of his loving family. Born in Little Falls, he was the son of the late Valentino J. and Sara (Tisi) Federico Sr. He graduated from St. Mary’s Academy and attended Utica Community College. Valentino served in the U.S. Navy from 1953-1957. He was employed for 36 years as a machinist in gas/steam turbine for the General Electric Company in Schenectady. Valentino was a member of St.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • VanEtten, Dorothy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Highland Lake, NY Carmine Petrigliano of Highland Lake, NY, a longtime resident of the area died on Thursday, October 9, 2008 at Bon Secours Hospital, Port Jervis, NY. He was 81 years old. The son of the late Anthony and Victoria Corrado Petrigliano, he was born February 13, 1927 in Brooklyn, NY. He was the widower of Dolores Petrigliano, whom he was married to for over 50 years. Carmine was a retired design engineer and one of the first Lunar Modulars design engineers. A navy veteran of World War II. He…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Velez, Suzzette A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Vetromile, Joseph S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        may call Sunday, 2-6 PM at Farrell-Ryan Funeral Home, 777 Long Pond Rd. (between English and Latta). Funeral Mass 10AM Tuesday at St. Jude the Apostle Church. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Vitkus, Walter P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          October 9, 2008 Walter P. Vitkus, 88, of Skaneateles, died Thursday, October 9, 2008. Born in Forest City, PA, he was a retired representative for Metropolitan Life. He was a communicant of St. Mary's of the Lake Church in Skaneateles and Our Lady of Good Counsel in Endicott. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and Korea and was a member of American Legion Post #1700 in Endicott. Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Blanche; sons James of Skaneateles and Dr. Robert Vitkus of Fayetteville;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Vitkus, Walter P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Walter P. Vitkus of Skaneateles Walter P. Vitkus, 88, of Skaneateles, died Thursday, October 9, 2008. Born in Forest City, Pa., he was a retired representative for Metropolitan Life. He was a communicant of St. Mary's of the Lake Church in Skaneateles and Our Lady of Good Counsel in Endicott. He served in the US Army during World War II and Korea, and was a member of American Legion Post #1700 in Endicott. Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Blanche; sons, James, Skaneateles and Dr. Robert Vitkus,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Vizzini, Filomena Nacca "Fanny"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              are welcome to call at the Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, 7501 Pittsford Palmyra Rd., Fairport (Egypt location), Monday, 4-8. Tuesday her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 AM at the Church of the Assumption, Interment White Haven Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Perinton Volunteer Ambulance in Fanny's memory.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Vorndran, Ernestine Y.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                October 10, 2008 Ernestine Y. Vorndran, 75, of Liverpool, has gone to be with the Lord after a courageous fight against leukemia on Friday. Born in Syracuse, she was employed by Matthew's Hallmark at Carousel Mall, former manager at Switz's in North Syracuse and a communicant of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. She loved her family, gambling and celebrating life with an occasional drink with her twin sister, Christine. She was fun, the life of the party, and her humor will be missed. Ernie was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Vredenburg, Delfina

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • WAYNE D. TOBIAS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Wayne D. Tobias, 70, of Casey Lane, died Monday (Oct. 6, 2008) in Bath. He was born in Hornell, March 2, 1938, the son of Merle and Belldean Eves Tobias. He was a driver for Bud’s Taxi Company in Bath. He was a member of the Charles E. Wescott American Legion Post 173 in Bath and a Veteran of the Army Reserves. He is survived by eight children, Cheryl Button of N.C., Kelly (Bill) Stonge of North Carolina, Butch Tobias of Bath, Rowland Tobias of Tennessee, John Tobias of Hornell, Robert Tobias of Avoca,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Waddell, Reva M. Tompkins

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Reva M. Tompkins Waddell, 90, of Town of Niagara, entered into rest on Friday, October 10, 2008 in Mt. St. Mary’s Hospital.Born in Niagara Falls on May 26, 1918, she was the daughter of the late William H. and Anna Agnes Murphy Tompkins and was a graduate of Niagara Falls High School.On January 30, 1941 our wise and witty mother married our father, James H. Waddell. Mr. Waddell predeceased her on September 30, 1993.Mrs. Waddell was a homemaker who enjoyed knitting and crocheting. She loved making sweater…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Walker, Gary Eugene

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Gary Eugene Walker, age 68, of Gasport, entered into rest on Thursday, October 9, 2008. Born February 19, 1940 in Middleport, he was the son of Willard “Stub” Walker and the late Arlene (nee Kelly) Walker.Gary had worked at International Union of Operating Engineers Local 463 out of Niagara Falls, NY for 42 years. He had also worked for the Niagara Power Project, Case Boring Corp., local contractors and had last worked at Babcock Utilities as a master mechanic. He was a member of the Gasport Chemical…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Walsh, Dorothy K.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Weideman, Jacqueline

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            WEIDEMAN, Jacqueline 80, of Storrs, CT, wife of the late William Weideman, died Wednesday, October 8, 2008, at her home. She was born April 25, 1928, the daughter of the late Efisio (Tony) and Rosie (Caporale) Simola. Jacqueline was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was very active in her church, St. Patrick's Church in New York. She had a special fondness for St. Theresa because of her love of flowers. She was active in the Elmira/Corning Ballet Co. Jacqueline loved to cook…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Weiskopff, Dorothy Joan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Dorothy Joan Weiskopff of Vestal Doroty J. Weiskopff, 85, of Vestal, passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2008, at the Vestal Nursing Center. She was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence, and brother, Eric. She is survived by her two children, daughter Christine, Binghamton, and Keith Weiskopff and fiancee, Helen Burdick, Apalachin; daughter-in-law, Patty and children, Chelsea and Kaitlyn; sister, Lillian Harvey; two friends, Joe and Jimmy Surace; and also special friend, Dr. Bucker; several nieces, nephews,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Welch, Edward P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                COOPERSTOWN _ Edward P. Welch, 53, of Cornish Hill Road, Cooperstown, died Friday evening, Oct. 10, 2008, at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending with Tillapaugh Funeral Service, Cooperstown and Milford.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • William “Bill” Allen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  William “Bill” Allen 47 years formerly of Corning, NY died unexpectedly Sunday October 5, 2008 at his home on Skee Rd., West Palm Beach. He was born in Corning, NY September 22, 1961 the son of the Edward and Sylvia Mapes Allen. He was predeceased by his mother in 1994. Bill was a graduate of Corning/Painted Post West High School (Class of 1979). He had resided in the Corning Area until 1994 when he relocated to the West Palm Beach, Fl. area. He was employed with Sunshine Services Inc., West Palm Beach,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Williams, David F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will receive friends Saturday 6-9 PM and Sunday 2-5 PM at the MASON-SITTNIEWSKI FUNERAL HOME, 154 Weimar St. at the corner of Casimir St., where his funeral service will be celebrated during calling hours at 4 PM on Sunday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Williams Family.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Wilson, Jermaine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Wojtanik, Richard W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WOJTANIK, Richard W. - To my beloved husband Richard, I cant remember a day that I didnt love you. Six long years have passed and I still have wonderful stories from those who knew you. We are blessed to have had you for a husband, father and grandfather. I will love you forever and ever.YOUR LOVING WIFE THERESA, JIM &ELAINE AND GRANDCHILDREN,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          WOOD - Edwin J. Woode and Florence C. (nee Allen)April 23, 2007 and October 8, 2008 respectively. Beloved husband and wife. Dearest parents of Sandy (late Mike) Kurtz, Karen (Chris) Miller, Allen (Kathy), Arnie (Martha), Dennis (fiancee Michele), and Millie (John) Posch; also survived by 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; sister of Edward Allen Jr., Mildred Stambach and the late Gloria, Arlene and Freiling Allen. Family present Monday 2-4 and 6-8 at the HOY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3855 Seneca St.,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Woods, Yvonee Marie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            WOODS - Yvonee Marie Of Niagara Falls, Friday, October 10, 2008. Sister of Dorenne Woods and Claudia Nowak both of Niagara Falls; Harold (Patricia) Woods, Jr. of Owego, NY. Also survived by five nieces, nephews and five great nieces and great nephews. Friends may call Sunday from 2-4, 7-9 PM in the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 AM in the Church of the Nazarene, 704 91st Street, Niagara Falls. Burial will be in Spring Valley Cemetery,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Wylie, Robert P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ROBERT P. WYLIE, 78, of Champlain Drive, Cliff Haven, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, at his home., He was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on Feb. 23, 1930, son of the late Henry Alexander and Rose H. (Neddo) Wylie., hours will be Monday, Oct. 13, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh. Members of the Knights of Columbus Council 255 will meet Monday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. for services. Members of the Plattsburgh Lodge of Elks 621 will meet Monday evening at 7 p.m. for services. A…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Youmans, Everett

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                will be held on Sunday, October 12, from 2-5 p.m. at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 515 Route 32, Highland Mills, NY. The funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 13, at St. Patrick's Church, 448 Route 32, Highland Mills, NY. Interment will follow in the Cemetery of the Highlands, Highland Mills. Donations may be made to the Highland Mills United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 611, Highland Mills, NY 10930. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Smith, Seaman &…

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