Monday, October 13, 2008

New York Obituaries 10/13/08

  • Ada Dagenkolb

    Mrs. Ada Dagenkolb, 86, of Main Street, died on October 10, 2008 at the St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica. Ada was born in the Town of Russia on October 23, 1921, a daughter of the late Earl and Iva (Munn) Irwin. She graduated from Poland High School in 1939 and was united in marriage with John W. Dagenkolb in 1948.  In earlier years, she worked as a bookkeeper at Hathaway's Garage, formerly of Newport and Holt Brothers in Mohawk. Ada was employed as a clerk at the Cold Brook Post Office for several…

    • Adams, Nelson F.

      • Aitken, Roberta J.

        WALTON/DELHI _ Roberta J. Aitken, 75, a Walton native and former longtime Delhi resident, passed peacefully away Friday afternoon, Oct. 10, 2008, at home on Dunk Hill, Walton. Born Nov. 18, 1932, in Walton, the daughter of Russell J. and Frances (Leonard) Townsend, she was a graduate of Walton High School. A longtime resident of Platner Brook, Delhi, Roberta was employed more than 30 years as a cook at SUNY Delhi, returning to Walton in 2002. Surviving are two sons, Donald Aitken, Delhi, and Gerald (Pat)…

        • Alvarez, Rita Ann

          Alvarez, Rita Ann Honeoye Falls: October 8, 2008, age 78, after a courageous 8-year battle with cancer. Predeceased by her husband, Mario; loving mother of Marshell (Thom) Woodgates, Desi (Sandy) and Mario Jr. (Kelly); devoted grandmother of Cody, Jody, Shay, Jake and Jayd; sister of Joann and Connie. Her life was rich with love and support from family, friends and strangers that became new friends at the end of her life to care for her. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thurdsay, October 16th 11 A.M. at…

          • Amoruso, Sebastian

            Casey McCallum-Rice South Shore Funeral Home, 30 Nelson Ave, Great Kills, on Wednesday. Mass of Christian Burial Holy Child Church at 10:45 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Friends will be received Monday and Tuesday 2-4, 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Jude's Childrens Hospital would be greatly appreciated. Casey McCallum-Rice Funeral Home

            • Anna M. Harrick

              Anna M. Harrick, 93, a resident of Hornell since 1995, passed away Friday morning (Oct. 10, 2008) at McAuley Manor in North Hornell, where she has resided for the past year. Survivors include a son, James (Susan) Harrick of Hornell. Arrangements with the Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc. in Hornell are incomplete. A complete obituary will appear in The Evening Tribune Oct. 27.

              • Audrey J. Freeland

                Audrey J. Freeland, 74, of 3622 State Route 244, died Friday (Oct. 10, 2008) at Strong Memorial Hospital with her family at her side. She was born April 2, 1934, in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of Joseph and Carrie (Stiles) Decker Sr. On Sept. 26, 1964, in Canisteo, she married Roderick Freeland, who survives. Audrey was a graduate of Alfred-Almond Central School. She was employed at the Sears, Roebuck & Company in Hornell for 31 years, retiring in 1993. She and her husband also operated a horse farm…

                • Baker, John B.

                  PLATTSBURGH -- On Friday, Oct. 10, 2008, John B. Baker, 87, of Plattsburgh, completed his allotted time here on earth. In olden times, sailors did not look on death as the final end. It was treated as just another transfer in duty stations, but this time the transfer was to a celestial ship. Shipmate Baker has been posted to the staff of the supreme commander. It is certain that he will serve the Lord Jesus with distinction and pride., John B. Baker was born on Oct 16, 1920, the son of Leo and Ruth (Gebo)…

                  • Barth, Dorothy E.

                    may attend calling hours 4 -7 PM Wednesday at New Comer Funeral Home, 2636 Ridgeway Ave. where a Funeral Service will be held 10 AM Thursday. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. To share a memory, please visit:

                    • Basham, Richard D.

                      Matamoras, PA Richard D. Basham, 79, of Matamoras, PA, passed away on Thursday, October 9, 2008 at Milford Senior Care, Westfall Twp., PA. He was born on July 29, 1929 at Binghamton, NY, the son of the late William J. Basham and Minnie Zakevicius Basham. Richard worked for the C.I.A. in Washington, DC and then for Pike County, PA, from which he retired. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, while stationed in Austria. He was an active member of the United Methodist Church of…

                      • Becker, Florence M. (Wendelgass)

                        may call Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Walker Brothers Co. Funeral Home, Inc., 15 West Avenue, Spencerport, NY 14559. Funeral Mass Tuesday at 10:30 AM at St. Vincent dePaul Church, Churchville. Interment St. Vincent dePaul Cemetery. Contributions may be made to St. Vincent dePaul Church, 11 North Main St., Churchville, 14428, in her memory.

                        • Bellomo, Angelo

                          2-4 and 7-9 P.M. at the Oliverie Funeral Home, 2925 Ridgeway Road, Manchester, N.J. A Funeral Liturgy will be offered on Thursday at 9:15 A.M. at St. Luke's R.C. Church, Toms River, N.J. Entombment will follow at St. Mary of the Lake Cemetery Mausoleum, Lakewood, N.J. For directions, or to send online condolences, please visit our website at

                          • Bennett, Donna J.

                            Donna J. Bennett of Greene Donna J. Bennett, 68, went to be into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, October 11, 2008. She was predeceased by her husbands, Pete Zajaceskowski and Robert Bennett; and by her father, Richard Meade. She is survived by her mother, Doris Meade, Greene; children, Brian and Kim Wilcox, South Carolina, David and Gladys Wilcox, Greene, Roger and Linda Wilcox, Port Byron, Katherine Wilcox, Binghamton, Linette and Terry Wood, DeWitt, Terry Wilcox, Glen Aubrey; ten grandchildren, one…

                            • Bess, Henry A.

                              . Arrangements by thePACER FUNERAL HOME, INC.,

                              • Birtz, Jeannette Cardinal

                                THE VILLAGES, FLA. -- Jeannette C. Birtz, 87, died Friday Oct. 3. 2008. She was the daughter of Edward and Laurie Cardinal of Ville St. Laurent, Quebec., She was married to Girard (Jerry) Birtz and resided in the wonderful French Canadian community of Coopersville for more than 50 years. Jeannette enjoyed her work and friends at Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories in Rouses Point, N.Y. She was a former member and past club champion at the North Country Golf Course., Survivors include her sons, Pierre P. Birtz of…

                                • Blackburn, Katherine T.

                                  ANDES _ Katherine T. Blackburn, 91, of Andes, passed away Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008, at the Mountainside Residential Care Center, Margaretville. She was born Feb. 5, 1917, in Brooklyn, the daughter of Joseph and Kit Giblin. Katherine married James Brutis Blackburn, who died in 1982. Katherine was a loving mother and a very caring person giving beyond the call of duty. She was an area resident for the past two years, and she was a member of the Sacred Heart Parish, Margaretville. Katherine is survived by her…

                                  • Bledsoe, Willie Mae

                                    Bledsoe, Willie Mae Rochester: October 7th, 2008. Calling Tuesday, Oct, 14th 1pm-2pm with Funeral Services following at Metropolitan Funeral Chapels, Inc., 109 West Avenue.

                                    • Bohne, Shereen Scarlett

                                      October 7, 2008 Shereen Scarlett Bohne, 32, of Syracuse, departed this life Tuesday at Francis House. Memorial Services will be 7 p.m. Monday at Evangelical COGIC, 4325 S. Salina Street. Contributions may be sent to Francis House, 108 Michaels Ave., Syracuse, NY 13208. Garland Bros. Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

                                      • Bohrk, Catherine M. (Leuer)

                                        BOHRK - Catherine M. (nee Leuer)October 12, 2008, formerly of Freedom, NY, beloved wife of the late Ernie Bohrk and the late John Gwizdowski and the late William Darnley; dearest mother of William (Monica), David and Timothy (Dawn) Darnley; sister of Ray, Al, Renie, Norm and the late Virginia, Marie, Paul and James; survived by grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Familypresent to receive friends Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2510 Union Rd., Cheektowaga (two blocks…

                                        • Bojarski, Mary J.

                                          • Bollmann, Georgia (Plumb)

                                            • Bolzmann, Robert G.

                                              • Brenon, Lillian G.

                                                invited. (Please assemble at church.) Rev. Michael Uebler will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Church. Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                • Bridenbaker, Joshua D.

                                                  October 10, 2008 Joshua D. Bridenbaker, 24 of Clay, passed away Friday October 10 2008. He was a 2003 graduate of Liverpool High School. He was currently attending ITT Tech and work-ed for Weg-mans. He want on a trip of a lifetime to the Galapagos Islands in 2005 and was a science enthusiast. Surviving are his mother, Marjorie Baxter of Clay; his father, Patrick (Robin) Bri-denbaker of Plainville; four sisters, Erica of Liverpool, Alice of Plainville, Talitha of Syracuse and Emily of Minnesota; one brother,…

                                                • Burch, Alice M. (Beuerlein)

                                                  may call Tue. from 6-8 at the JOHN W. MARTIN FUNERAL HOME, 37 Chapel St, (Rt 408), Mt Morris, where prayers will be said Wed. at 9 AM followed by a funeral mass at St. Patrick's Church at 9:30 AM. Burial St. Patrick's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers. Memorials may be made to Noyes Memorial Hospital Foundation. Sign the online registry at:

                                                  • Bush, Mary E. (Stahlnecker)

                                                    • Calcaterra Sr., Samuel

                                                      CALCATERRA , Samuel Sr.- Dad, You are with us in our everyday thoughts and prayers. Miss you and Love you, SAM, NANCI AND KIDS,

                                                      • Canonico-Taliercio, Norma

                                                        • Carnese, Joseph

                                                          • Charles Lindy Willow

                                                            Charles Lindy Willow, age 80, of Pinewood Avenue in Corning died on Thursday, October 9, 2008 at the Bath V.A. Medical Center after a lengthy illness.  Charlie was born in Wiliamsport, PA on March 12, 1928, the son of Clyde William and Grace (Brundage) Willow, Sr. Charlie attended school in Corning, and later served with the U.S. Navy. He was retired from Corning Fiber Box in Corning, where he had been employed as a production worker for many years.  Charles was a member of the Corning VFW. He is survived…

                                                            • Clark, Donald W.

                                                              October 7, 2008 Donald W. Clark, 80, a resident of Oswego and Florida, died in Port Richey, FL. Burial will be in the United French and German Roman Catholic Cemetery in Cheektowaga, NY. Funeral services and burial will be private. Arrangements are in the care of Sugar and Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West Fourth Street, Oswego.

                                                              • Clegg, Alfonzo "Poppy"

                                                                will be held on Tuesday, October 14, from 10 to 11 a.m., at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 76 First St., Newburgh, NY. Services will be at 11 a.m. in the church with the Rev. Harry Brow Jr. officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Middlehope, NY. Arrangements entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Homes, 259 Walsh Ave., New Windsor, NY; or 845-569-1233.

                                                                • Coder, David N.

                                                                  CODER - David N. October 10, 2008 of Marilla, NY; beloved husband of Agatha (nee Gloss); devoted father of Tayler and David H.F. Coder; loving brother of Charles (Mi Kyoung), Floyd (Skip) and the late Carolyn and Catherine Coder; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends received at the LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4199 Lakeshore Rd. (corner of Camp Rd. and Rte. 5), Hamburg, 627-2919, Sunday and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where funeral services will be held Monday at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers,…

                                                                  • Croucher, Doris (Bridgeman)

                                                                    Croucher, Doris (Bridgeman) Bergen: Doris (Bridgeman) Croucher, of Bergen, died October 12, at age 83. She is the mother of Edward Croucher, of Bergen and the late William Croucher and Patricia Pfenniger. Calling hours are Wednesday from 4 to 6 at the H.E. Turner Funeral Home, 51 S. Lake Ave., Bergen, where services will be held at 6:00 following calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.

                                                                    • Crowley, Anastasia

                                                                      Formerly of West Nyack, NY Anastasia (Ann) Crowley, 77, passed away on Saturday, October 11, 2008, at Orange Regional Medical Center, Horton Campus, in Middletown, NY. Born in the Bronx on October 31st, 1930, she was the daughter of James and Agnes Flood. Ann was brought up in the Bronx, attended Holy Family Parochial School and graduated from Aquinas High School. She married the love of her life, Walter J. Crowley, on October 8, 1955 at Holy Family Church in the Bronx. They settled in West Nyack, NY where…

                                                                      • Culhane, Brian C.

                                                                        may call Tuesday, 2-4, 7-9pm at the funeral home of ALVAH HALLORAN &SON, 2125 Chili Ave. Funeral Mass, Wednesday, 11am at St. Pius the Tenth Church. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wilmot Cancer Center, 601 Elmwood Ave., Box 704, Rochester, NY 14642.

                                                                        • Cushman, Walter J. "Jack"

                                                                          Cushman, Walter J. "Jack" Scottsville: Cushman, Walter J. "Jack" 10/11/2008. Survived by his wife of 57 years Gladys (Chileen) Cushman, children Timothy Cushman of Scottsville, Katherine Cushman of Scottsville, granddaughter Camille Cushman of Scottsville, brother Harlowe (Sandy) Cushman of Hamlin, several nieces, nephews, and many dear friends. He is predeceased by his son, Glen Cushman. Family &friends may call at the J. H. Cameron Funeral Home, 26 Rochester St. Scottsville, on…

                                                                          • Daddario, Margaret "Peg"

                                                                            October 11, 2008 Margaret "Peg" Daddario, of Syracuse, died October 11, 2008, at home after a short illness. A native and life resident of Syracuse, she graduated from Syracuse Central High School. Mrs. Daddario worked at the Board of Elections for many years. For more than 50 years, she was the 4th Ward Republican committee person. Mrs. Daddario also volunteered at Meals on Wheels. She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church. Survivors: her husband of 62 years, Anthony Daddario of…

                                                                            • Danielson, John A.

                                                                              • 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.

                                                                                • DeSerio, Donna L.

                                                                                  will be held on Tuesday, October 14, 2008, at 7 p.m. with Rev. Brown Niak and Pastor Bill Fowler officiating. Family invites friends to call 5 to 7 p.m. prior to the service at Estey, Munroe & Fahey Funeral Home, 15 Park Street, Owego. Memorial donations in monetary or supplies may be made to Bradford County Humane Society in Donna's name.

                                                                                  • 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. …

                                                                                    • Delloff, David

                                                                                      • Donald H. Keers

                                                                                        Donald K. Heers, 81, of 4 Whitney Valley Ext., passed away peacefully Friday (Oct. 10, 2008) at the Wellsville Manor. Born in Hornell, June 6, 1927, the son of Kenneth and Clara Dake Heers, he resided in the Almond area all his life. Don served in the U.S. Army during World War II and married Agnes Hawkins Heers in 1956, who predeceased him in 1999. He worked for the Erie Railroad for many years and later retired from the Alfred-Almond School in 1984. Don was a former member of the Hornell Eagles Club…

                                                                                        • DuMond, Barbara W.

                                                                                          may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney with the Rev. Benjamin Shaw officiating. Burial will follow in Masonville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the at or the Parkinson Disease Foundation at Arrangements are under the directions of C. H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.

                                                                                          • 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…

                                                                                            • Eisenhauer, Dorothy J. (Plucinik)

                                                                                              EISENHAUER - Dorothy J. (nee Plucinik)Of Depew, NY, October 12, 2008, beloved wife of Leonard E. Eisenhauer; dearest mother of Sandra (William) Schnitzler and Holly (Donald) Skibniewski; loving grandmother of three grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sister of Alice (late Charles) Collett, Angeline (James) Laux and the late Eleanor (late Bill) Kessel; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call Tuesday 7-9 PM at the PAUL A. KLOC BLOSSOM CHAPELS, INC., 4680 Clinton St. (corner Borden Rd.), West…

                                                                                              • Eric S. Lowe

                                                                                                Eric S. Lowe, 29, a former resident of Belmont, died Saturday afternoon (Oct. 11, 2008) at Strong Memorial Hospital. Arrangements, under the direction of the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home, Inc. in Belmont, are incomplete and will be published in the next edition. 

                                                                                                • Ersfeld, William

                                                                                                • Federici, Joseph

                                                                                                  • Ferraioli, Jacqueline

                                                                                                    2-5 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to the Alzheimers Foundation would be appreciated.

                                                                                                    • Ferranti, Rose M.

                                                                                                      will be held on Tuesday, October 14, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., at the Gridley-Horan Funeral Home, Inc., 39 Orchard St., Walden, NY. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Wednesday, October 15, at Church of the Most Precious Blood, Walden, NY. Burial will be in Wallkill Valley Cemetery, Walden, NY. Memorial contributions in Rose's name may be made to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc., 800 Stony Brook Ct., Newburgh, NY 12550. Arrangments by Gridley-Horan Funeral Home, Inc.;…

                                                                                                      • Ferraro, John C.

                                                                                                        Ferraro, John C. Pinellas Park Fla.: 9/13/08 at age 83. Survived by his loving wife Dorothy of 49 years, Daughter, Jeanne (Robert) Grippo; Son, Tom Seibert, (Barb Osborn); grandchildren, Katy and Jonathan; Maryanne, Arron and Courtney. John operated Ferraro Jewelers in downtown Rochester and was a WW II Veteran. John was a life long Community Volunteer for Rochester and Charlotte. A member of Kiwanis, and other fraternal and volunteer organizations. Join family and friends for a celebration of John's…

                                                                                                        • Fountain, Pamela

                                                                                                          PLATTSBURGH -- Pamela Fountain, 51, of Cherry Street, passed away Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. She was born in Plattsburgh on June 21, 1957, daughter of Virgil and Marjorie (Austin) Maulding., Pamela was a 1975 graduate of Peru High School. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother., Pamela is survived by her husband, John Fountain Sr., of Plattsburgh; two children, John Fountain Jr. and his wife Shelly of Saranac, Tara Fountain and her companion Matthew LeClair of…

                                                                                                          • Fremer, George J.

                                                                                                            Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Avenue, West Brighton. Thursday 10 A.M. Private cremation to follow. Friends will be received Wednesday 2-4, 7-9 P.M. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned and Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the

                                                                                                            • Gawarecki, Charles

                                                                                                              2 p.m. Tuesday from Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., 260 Main Street, Oneida. Interment: St. Mary's Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the funeral service.

                                                                                                              • Gelfo Sr., Frank P. "Pappy"

                                                                                                                Gelfo, Frank P. Sr "Pappy" Webster: Born May 8, 1915 passed away October 9, 2008 at age 93, after a long illness. He was the proud owner of Modello's Supermarket, and a member of The Rochester Power Squadron until 1959 when he moved to Miami Florida, where he worked as a car manager for 2 large dealerships. He moved back to Rochester in 2000. Predeceased by his grandson, Michael DeMario. Frank is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Liboria "Betty"; daughters, Marge Grasta,…

                                                                                                                • 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…

                                                                                                                  • Giovinazzo, Joseph F.

                                                                                                                    Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Avenue, West Brighton. Wednesday. Mass of Christian Burial Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends will be received Tuesday 2-4, 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations to Pax Christie Hospice, 355 Bard Ave, S.I., 10301 would be appreciated. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned and Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the

                                                                                                                    • Glaser, John P.

                                                                                                                      Glaser, John P. Sodus Point, NY: at age 69, passed away suddenly in Sheffield Vermont on October 9th. John was predeceased by his brother, Leonard; and sister, Jeanne J. Kenny. A devoted husband and loving father, John is survived by his wife Mary, sons, Stephen and Matthew and their spouses Laura, Victoria, and three beautiful grandchildren, Collin, Emma, and Sarah. Brother to Mary Elizabeth "Honey" Penders, Dorthea Fullem, Lorraine (George) Donadoni, Joseph (Deborah) Glaser, sister-in-law…

                                                                                                                      • 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

                                                                                                                        • Golonka, Richard L.

                                                                                                                          GOLONKA - Richard Of Buffalo, entered into rest October 11, 2008, son of the late Joseph L. and Lemoyne Golonka; brother of Judith Martin, Joseph A. and James Golonka and the late Mary L. Golonka; dear friend of James Insolocio and Charles Pishner. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Wednesday, October 15 at Coronation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 238 Dewitt St., Buffalo at 10 oclock. Arrangements by LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME.,

                                                                                                                          • Grace Granger

                                                                                                                            Grace Granger of Wellsville passed away unexpectedly Oct. 1, 2008. She was born March 15, 1936, in Oramel. She was employed by PWI and ARC. Her companion and friend of 18 years was George Witter. She was predeceased by her parents, Harry and Mary Granger; and two brothers, Harold and Richard “Dick” Granger. A memorial service will take place at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Faith Baptist Church in Yorks Corners. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home. 

                                                                                                                            • Granger, Eunice

                                                                                                                              Granger, Eunice West Walworth: Passed away October 12, 2008, at age 96. Predeceased by her loving husband of 79 years, Floyd E. Granger. Survived by son Harold (Nancy); daughter Patricia (George) Wahl; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; great-great-grandson; several nieces &nephews. Her funeral services will be held at the family's convenience. Her family wishes to thank the staff at Penfield Place and Lauri Huff for her faithful visits. Arrangements by MURPHY FUNERAL HOME.

                                                                                                                              • Grotz, Meaghan A.

                                                                                                                                GROTZ - Meaghan A. October 10, 2008, cherished daughter of Timothy C. and Mary Catherine (Drexelius) Grotz; also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the KAISER FUNERAL HOME, 1950 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Stephens Church at 10 AM Wednesday. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorial tributes may be made to The University at Buffalo Pediatric Assn. Lung Center-UPA, 239 Bryant…

                                                                                                                                • Guerin, Jason I.

                                                                                                                                  JASON I. GUERIN, 23, of Ellenburg, N.Y., died unexpectedly Friday, Oct. 10, 2008., hours will be Tuesday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. until noon at the Ross Funeral Home in Mooers. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 1 p.m. at St. Edmund's Church in Ellenburg., A full obituary will follow. Arrangements are in the care of the Ross Funeral Home, 2586 Route 11, Mooers.

                                                                                                                                  • Guerin, Jason I.

                                                                                                                                    ELLENBURG -- Jason I. Guerin, 23, of Ellenburg passed away Friday, Oct. 10, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center., He was born Sept. 27, 1985, in Plattsburgh, the son of Irving Guerin and Tammy Belair., He graduated from Northern Adirondack Central School. Jason loved hunting, snowmobiling and four-wheeling. He also loved spending time with his friends and family., Jason was predeceased by his grandparents, Homer Brassard and Louis "Ernest" Guerin and Vera Guerin., Survivors include his father, Irving…

                                                                                                                                    • Gunaratna, Kingley

                                                                                                                                      Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Avenue, West Brighton. Tuesday 7 P.M. Private cremation to follow. Friends will be received Monday and Tuesday 2-4, 7-9 P.M. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned and Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the, IAMMATTEO In memory of our dear departed member of the Society of St. Bernardino will meet at the Casey Funeral Home Monday 7:30 P.M. to pay our final respects. Members of…

                                                                                                                                      • Heberger, Doris M.

                                                                                                                                        may call WEDNESDAY 12-2 at the funeral home of HENRY D. HALLORAN SON, INC., 5781 West Henrietta Rd. with service following at 2 PM. Interment, Maplewood Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                        • Heinzman, Fern (Ford)

                                                                                                                                          Heinzman, Fern (Ford) Macedon: Died on June 25, 2008, at age 99. Predeceased by husbands Loren Heinzman and Fred Ford Sr., son Norman Ford. Survived by her children Yvonne (Bruce) Conroy (AZ), Fred (Helen) Ford (TN), Stanley (Linda) Ford (NY); grandchildren, Lonnie VanTyle, Kirk (Patty) Ford, Eric (Valerie) Ford, Lori Ford, Craig Ford, Dr. Jeffery (Robin) Ford, Jay (Cindy) Ford, Debra Kloor, Nancy (Greg) Bailey, Susan Pinto and eleven great-grandchildren, nieces &nephews. Her Memorial Service will be…

                                                                                                                                          • Henderson, Peter

                                                                                                                                            PETER HENDERSON, 63, of Kent Falls Road in Morrisonville, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, at his residence., He was born in Launta, Colo., on Nov. 17, 1944, the son of Peter and Margaret (Lizzul) Henderson., There will be no calling hours. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 18, from the Brown Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. William Reamer, chaplain at CVPH Medical Center, officiating., Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., in Plattsburgh., Online condolences may…

                                                                                                                                            • Herr, Edmund Davis

                                                                                                                                              October 8, 2008 Edmund Davis Herr lived a wonderful life for 78 years. He passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by his loving family on October 8, 2008. He was born in Watertown, NY, on July 7, 1930, to Isadore and Lena Davis Herr, owners of Herr's Fashion Shop. Ed graduated from Manlius Military Academy in Manlius, NY, and then New York University, where he received a bachelor of science degree. He moved to Syracuse, NY, where he opened Herr's Advertising Agency. In 1977, he relocated to…

                                                                                                                                              • Hill, Monica E. (Eisele)

                                                                                                                                                Hill, Monica E. (Eisele) Pittsford: October 11, 2008, at the age of 101. Predeceased by her husband, William C. Hill; and a son, William G. Hill. Survived by daughter-in-law, Erika L. Hill; granddaughter, Susan A. Hill (Peter Kopf); grandson, Lawrence W. (Theresa) Hill; great-granddaughter, Jennifer A. Hill; and extended family in Germany. The Hill Family would like to express their thanks to the entire staff at Highland Living Center in Pittsford for their compassion, care and love. No prior calling.…

                                                                                                                                                • Horning, Robert Y.

                                                                                                                                                  October 9, 2008 Robert Y. Horning, 78, of Syracuse, passed away Thursday, Oct. 9, at Iroquois Nursing Home. A life resident of Syracuse, he was the owner of Dehler Press. He was a Korean War Air Force veteran and was a member of Elmwood Presbyterian Church. Surviving are his wife, Ralou Cost Horning; one son. Steven (Margaret) Horning of Camillus; two daughters, Susan (James) Gantzer of Pikeville, TN, and Judy (Richard) Warner of Otisco; his grandchildren, Michael (Tara) Horning, Abbey (Douglas) Cronin,…

                                                                                                                                                • 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…

                                                                                                                                                  • 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.

                                                                                                                                                    • 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.…

                                                                                                                                                      • Janson, Brandon Daniel

                                                                                                                                                        Newburgh, NY Brandon Daniel Janson, infant son of Cheryl and Ryan Janson of Newburgh, joined the Angels in Heaven on Saturday, October 11, 2008, in Maria Ferrari Children's Hospital in Westchester, after fighting like a lion. He was three days old. Brandon leaves behind his parents, Cheryl and Ryan; maternal grandparents, Karen and Daniel Barnard of Newburgh; maternal great-grandparents, Jean and Albert Barnard of Poughkeepsie; his uncles and aunts: Danny Barnard, Melissa and Paul LeBrone, Michelle and…

                                                                                                                                                        • Jean Elizabeth Kicklighter

                                                                                                                                                          Jean Elizabeth Kicklighter, age 62, of Savannah, Ga., passed away after an extended illness on Thursday afternoon, October 9, 2008 in the home of her sister and brother-in-law, Irma and Jim Vickerson in East Springfield. She was born on April 25, 1946 in Cooperstown, daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Kaminski Barrett. Jean was raised in Springfield  and was educated in Richfield Springs High School. She was first married to Herman Kenneth King in Savannah, Ga.; he preceded her in death in November…

                                                                                                                                                          • Katulak, John Joseph

                                                                                                                                                            will be held today, Monday, October 13, from 2-4 and 7-9 at T.S. Purta F.H., 22 Glenmere Ave., Florida, NY 10921. Funeral Mass will be held at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, October 15, at St. Joseph's Church, 20 Glenmere Ave., Florida, NY. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Flushing, NY. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the T.S. Purta Funeral Home. To send condolences or for directions, please visit or call 845-651-7711.

                                                                                                                                                            • Kicklighter, Jean Elizabeth

                                                                                                                                                              EAST SPRINGFIELD _ Jean Elizabeth Kicklighter, 62, of Savannah, Ga., passed away after an extended illness Thursday afternoon, Oct. 9, 2008, in the home of her sister and brother-in-law, Irma and Jim Vickerson in East Springfield. She was born April 25, 1946, in Cooperstown, daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Kaminski Barrett. Jean was raised in Springfield and was educated in Richfield Springs High School. She was first married to Herman Kenneth King in Savannah, Ga.; he preceded her in death in…

                                                                                                                                                              • Kind, Georgia (Parlier)

                                                                                                                                                                KIND - Georgia (nee Parlier)October 12, 2008, beloved wife of the late Robert C. Kind; loving mother of Carolyn Marinaccio, Charles and Daniel Kind; dear grandmother of Joseph (Michele) Graves, Colleen (Nicolas) Priddy and Jeffrey (Sara) Graves; great-grandmother of Eryk, Adrian, Corey, Andrew, Trent and Mikaylah. Friends received on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the NIGHTENGALE FUNERAL HOME, 1884 South Park Ave. (near Tifft) where services will be held Monday evening at 8:30 PM. Friends invited. Rev. James…

                                                                                                                                                                • Klein, Dorothy B.

                                                                                                                                                                  • Klepp, Theresa

                                                                                                                                                                    received by the family on Tuesday (October 14, 2008) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Brunner Funeral Home (692-3841), 156 Robinson Street, North Tonawanda where services will be held on Wednesday morning at 10:00. Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 453 Old Falls Boulevard, North Tonawanda, NY 14120. Directions, On-Line Register Book and Obituary can be found at

                                                                                                                                                                    • Kowalski, Edgar

                                                                                                                                                                      • Kozol, Walter P.

                                                                                                                                                                        Walter P. Kozol of Endwell Walter P. Kozol, 85, of Endwell, died peacefully at St. Luke's Hospital, New York City, Friday, October 10, 2008. He was predeceased by his parents, Michael and Julia; his sister, Helen; and brothers, Eugene and Edward. He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Louise (Ziemba) Kozol; devoted children, Mary Louise, New York, N.Y. and Peter, Melbourne, Fla.; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Eleanor and Amelia Kozol, Josephine Ziemba and Stanley and Anne Ziemba; also…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Kruger, Shirley J. (Colwell)

                                                                                                                                                                          KRUGER - Shirley J. (nee Colwell)Of Blasdell, entered into rest October 12, 2008, beloved wife of Henry J. Kruger; devoted mother of Kim (late Jeanne) Kruger and Cherie (Eric) Patcyk; cherished grandmother of Todd Kruger, David Dueringer, Kelly Kruger, Cory Kruger, Erik (Lisa) Dueringer and Joseph Kruger; adored great-grandmother of six grandchildren; loving daughter of the late Porter and Florence (nee Clark) Colwell; dear sister of Mary Jane (late George) Tezanos; also survived by relatives and friends.…

                                                                                                                                                                          • LaPiana, Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                            • Lata, Joanna C. (Mazurchuk)

                                                                                                                                                                              • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                • Lee Sr., Larry A.

                                                                                                                                                                                  LARRY A. LEE SR., 63, of Ticonderoga, N.Y., died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, at Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls, N.Y., He was born Dec. 6, 1944, in Ticonderoga, N.Y., the son of Benjamin and Marion (Whittemore) Lee., hours will be held Monday, Oct. 13, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Harland Funeral Home in Port Henry, N.Y. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, 9 a.m. at Ironville Cemetery, Crown Point, N.Y., A full obituary will run at a later date.

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lee, Robert E.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Lee, Robert E. Red Creek: Passed away on Friday, October 10th, 2008, age 84, following a brief illness. Robert is survived by his wife Eura Lee; daughter Melissa Lee; granddaughter, Felicia Henry; great-grandson, Iain Henry-Blake; nephew, Jerome Shepherd and niece Rosemary Shepherd. Robert's funeral will be held at 12 noon on Tuesday, from the Church of God by Faith Church, 5563 Main St., Sodus Center. Interment will be at Sodus Rural Cemetery. Arr: Norton Funeral Home, Sodus. Online condolences may be…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Lee Sr., Larry A.

                                                                                                                                                                                      TICONDEROGA -- Larry A. Lee Sr., 63, of Ticonderoga, NY, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, ay Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls., He was born Dec. 6, 1944, in Ticonderoga, the son of Benjamin and Marion (Whittemore) Lee., Larry worked for many years at E.B. Metals in Whitehall, NY. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed time spent with his grandson., He is survived by his son, Larry A. Lee II; his nephews, Walter J. Sawyer, Rodger J. Sawyer,…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Leyburn, Verna

                                                                                                                                                                                        October 12, 2008 Verna Leyburn, 94, of Cato. She was a life resident of Cato. Verna was a loving, devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She also loved her dog, Buffy. Verna will be sadly missed. Surviving are one son, Roger Leyburn, and wife, Debra of Memphis, NY; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Theodore M. "Ted" Leyburn, on November 8, 1996. Services will be at the convenience of the family. Interment will…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ligozio, Mary A.

                                                                                                                                                                                          Ligozio, Mary A. (Zanni) Greece: October 10, 2008, at age 92. Predeceased by her husband, Anthony Ligozio, brother, Nicholas Zanni and sister, Catherine Mesolella. She is survived by her children, Terry (Charles) Kier, Anthony (Marianne) Ligozio, Robert (Patricia) Ligozio; 9 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; sisters &brother, Martha Solek, Angie Frederick, Jean (Robert) Sacheli, Anthony (Eleanore) Zanni; sisters-in-law &brother-in-law, Connie Ligozio, Fred Ligozio, Theresa Barbarita; several…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lynn Riker Gignac

                                                                                                                                                                                            Lynn Riker Gignac, 73, of Plainfield, died Thursday (Oct. 9, 2008) at her daughter’s home in Plainfield, N.H. with her family by her side. She was born June 5, 1935, in Orange, N.J. to Florence (Fox) and Donald B. Riker. She lived in Maplewood, N.J., graduated from Columbia High School and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She married Paul A. Gignac July 8, 1961. They lived in Alfred, where they raised their four children. She was a devoted wife and mother.…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Magee, Daniel G.

                                                                                                                                                                                              may call Tuesday, 4-8 PM at the funeral chapel (2305 Monroe Ave.). A Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, 10:00AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace, 601 Edgewood Ave., Rochester, 14618. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hildebrandt Hospice Care, 2652 Ridgeway Ave., Rochester, 14626, or to St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center, 417 South Ave., Rochester, 14620. Anthony Funeral & Cremation Chapels 2305 Monroe Ave. 244-0770

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Martha Jean Lese

                                                                                                                                                                                                Martha Jean Lese, 84, formerly of 43 Glen Ave., Corning, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She was a former employee of the Foodmart. Survivors include her husband, Armot “Monty” Lese; four sons, James E. Lese of Bradford, Michael W. Lese and Mario Lese, both of Corning, and Steven Lese of Horseheads; a brother, Hervey Benson of Westfield, Pa.; a sister, Pearl Snyder of Genesee. Private services will be held at the Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First St., Corning at the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Mary Teresa Giblin

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mary Teresa Giblin, age 73, of Lakeview Terrace, Bath, NY died Thursday, October 9, 2008 at the Taylor Health Center in Bath.  She was born June 26, 1935 in Watertown, NY the daughter of James and Jean Ross McDonald. Mary graduated from Immaculate Heart Academy in Watertown in 1953.  She entered Mercy School of Nursing in 1953 and graduated as a Registered Nurse in 1956 in Watertown, NY.  Mary worked as a Pediatric Nurse at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Detroit, MI and at Mercy Hospital in Watertown,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Math, Edith T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    DELHI _ Edith T. Math, 95, of Delhi, passed peacefully away Sunday afternoon, Oct. 12, 2008, at Skywold Manor, Meredith. Arrangements are pending with Robert A. Peet, Hall & Peet Funeral Home, Delhi. A complete obituary will appear in Tuesday's edition of The Daily Star.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mazzola, Joseph V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Joseph V. Mazzola on October 11, 2008. Beloved father of Joseph V. Mazzolla II, Laura Mazzola, Regina Perchiano, and Janet Belmer. Cherished grandfather of Michael Vincent and Marissa, Christy Belmer and Laura Belmer. Loving Pop-Pop to Nicole Victoria. Adored father-in-law of Carolyn Mazzola. Reposing at A. Azzara Funeral Home Inc., 183 Sand Lane, South Beach, S.I. Chapel Service at Funeral home 11:30 A.M. Private cremation to follow at Rosehill Crematory. Visitation Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. A. Azzara…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • McCafferty, Charles F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • McCaffrey, Mary Elizabeth (Cooper)

                                                                                                                                                                                                          10 a.m. Wednesday at Gang Memorial Chapel and 10:30 a.m. in Assumption Church. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 104 Fordham Rd. at Teall Ave. Gang Memorial Chapel Please sign the guestbook at

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • McLaughlin Jr., Lloyd G. "Mac"

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pine Bush, NY Mr. Lloyd George "Mac" McLaughlin, Jr. of Pine Bush, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, October 10, 2008 at St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh Campus. He was 81. Lloyd was born in Queens, NY on November 1, 1926, the son of the late Lloyd G. and Louise Bock McLaughlin. He served in the Army during World War II in Guadual Canal. He retired as a Special Agent for property protection at AT & T in Manhattan, NY; was a member of Middletown Elk Lodge #1097 and the Osiris…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Meaker, Mary C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mary C. Meaker of Johnson City Mary C. Meaker, 94, of Johnson City, formerly of Vestal, died Sunday morning, October 12, 2008, in the arms of the Lord at James G. Johnston Memorial Nursing Home. She was predeceased by her husband, Thornton R. Meaker; her parents, Victor and Victoria Pratt; her sister, Victoria; and brother, John. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Carole and Michael Lakomec, Binghamton; two grandchildren, Jason and Gizella Lakomec, Mark Lakomec and Denise Hayden; her…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mensinger, Kenneth G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Merlin, Dorothy M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  October 11, 2008 Dorothy M. Merlin, 80, of Cicero, passed away Saturday at Crouse Hospital. Born in Logan Ferry, PA, she was a secretary for Agway. She is survived by her husband, Louis F. Merlin; a stepdaughter, Lynn (Wayne) Frank-enfield; a brother, James (Sandra) Merrick; three sisters, Martha Merrick, Margaret Cordrey and Nancy (Michael) Wyak; and two grandchildren, Christine and Elizabeth. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at New Comer Funeral Home, North Syracuse. Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Meyer, Marion Roberta

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Meyer, Marion Roberta Raleigh, NC: Passed away peacefully on Thursday , October 9, 2008. Marion was born April 19, 1917, in Queens, NY to Wilhelmina Ruckstuhl Hanel and Charles Frank Joseph Hanel. Marion was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 61 years Joseph Michael Meyer. She is survived by her sister Dorothy Hamilton and husband Tom Hamilton of Spencer, IN., son, Robert and wife Penny Meyer of Manassas, VA and daughter Barbara Moen of Raleigh, NC, son John and wife Arlene Meyer of Pittsford, NY.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Michael “Mick” Healy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Michael “Mick” Healy 62 years of 7 Parker Place, Painted Post, NY surrounded by family and close friends at the Corning Hospital left us for his long awaited placement as the Heavenly Librarian. Anyone who knew him would know this was his eternal goal. He was born July 8, 1946 the son of the late Joseph and Emma Trondsen Healy. A lifetime resident of the Corning area, graduating from Corning/Painted Post East High School (class of 1964). He was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving during…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Minckey, Gladys L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        may call from 2-4 and 7-9 PM Wednesday at the Taylor and Reynolds Funeral Home, corner of Transit and Niagara Streets, where the funeral service will be held on Thursday at a time to be announced. Interment in St. Charles Cemetery. Memorials to Save-A-Pet would be appreciated by the family.Visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Montagnino, Francesca

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton. Tuesday 8:45 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Joseph Church Rosebank 9:30 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Friends will be received Sunday 7-9 P.M. and Monday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned & Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Moore, Damon Louis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PLATTSBURGH -- Damon Louis Moore, infant son of Michael Moore and Ashley Baird, passed away at birth Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh., In addition to his parents, he is survived by his grandparents, William and Rebecca Moore of Plattsburgh, Donny and Lisa Thomas of Virginia; maternal grandparents, Brian and Terri Douglas of Plattsburgh, Andy and Tara Baird of California; his great-grandparents, Billie and Linda Moore of Plattsburgh, Elizabeth Tyndall of Plattsburgh, John…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mott-Arotsky, Marjorie Dale

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SIDNEY _ Marjorie received her Angel Wings on Oct. 10, 2008, in Pittsburgh, Pa., trying desperately to prolong her life with a lung transplant. She was born Jan. 8, 1963, in Walton. Marge is survived by her mother and devoted caretaker, Marjorie Tiffany; five sisters, Elizabeth Mott, Helen Mott, Susan Mott (Robert Harder), Marilyn (William) Anderson and Anne Mott (Richard Johnson). Mar-Dale was predeceased by her father, Dale Mott; and her stepfather, Clyde Tiffany; her grandparents, Claude and Edna…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Murdock, Robert C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                COOPERSTOWN _ Mr. Robert C. Murdock died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008, at Countryside Care Center, Delhi. He was 83. He was born at the Thanksgiving Hospital, Cooperstown, on June 25, 1925, the oldest son of Carlton and Louise (Chase) Murdock. Bob was raised in Phoenix Mills, and attended Cooperstown Central School. He left school in 1943 to enlist in the Navy. He served on several ships in both the European and Pacific theaters and was discharged in March 1946. After Naval service, he worked for the Clark…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Murray, Helen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  may call Tuesday, October 14th from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Zajac Funeral Home, Inc., 319-24th St., cor Welch Ave., Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services will begin Wednesday, October 15th at 9:15 AM and Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 AM from St. Vincent de Paul Parish at Prince of Peace with Rev. James Fugle officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. Contributions in her memory may be made to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, PO Box 631,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Newell, Stacie A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Newell, Stacie A. Rochester, NY: October 11, 2008. Predeceased by her father, James J. Malley and father-in-law, James J. Newell. Survived by her loving husband of 21 years, Patrick. Devoted mother of Samuel &Theresa. Sister to Sue &Richard Wright, Jim &Lydia Malley, Diane &John Catalfano. Loving daughter of Irene Malley. Daughter-in-law to Jeanne Newell. Sister-in-law to Fran &Bob Trouskie, Jim &Sally Newell, Michael &Sylvia Newell, Lucy &Ray Gurka, Buddy Czubaj. Many nieces…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Nicolic, Uros

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Niedbala, Richard A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NIEDBALA, Richard A .-Thanks be to God for giving you to me. The memory of your love will my great comfort be.A.M.L.A. TERRY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Niles, June Y.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Central Baptist Church, Greene. Friends of the family may call Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Root Funeral Home, 23 N. Chenango St., Greene, N.Y. 13778. A complete obituary will be in Tuesday's Binghamton Press.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • O'Brien, Mary A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mary A. O'Brien of Binghamton Mary A. O'Brien, 74, of Binghamton, died Sunday morning, October 12, 2008. She was predeceased by her parents, Helen and Andrew Luchansky; and aunt, Mary Metrus. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, James R. O'Brien; her children, MaryKay and Michael Curley, Karen and Jim Mullins, Kathy and Jim Bigart, Jimmy and Kelly O'Brien, all of Binghamton; 13 grandchildren, Michele and Andrea Curley, Matt, Megan and Mark Mullins, Collin, Maggie, Alexia, Kate and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Pace Sr., Norris W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PACE - Norris W. Sr. October 10, 2008, of West Seneca, NY, beloved husband of India Sue (nee Pfeifer); dearest father of Norris Jr., Keith (Kathy) and Melinda Mindy (Jerry) Irons; grandfather of Zachary, Joseph, Sarah and Jonathan; brother of Ann Dailey. Family present Friday 2-4 and 7-9 at the HOY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3855 Seneca St., West Seneca. A funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 AM at Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 630 Main St., West Seneca. Friends invited. Flowers gratefully declined.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Parsons, Ida Pearl

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5 p.m. Wednesday at First Congregational Church of New Haven, 4270 State Rte. 104, New Haven. Calling Hours: 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Foster Funeral Home, Inc.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Paul, Doris E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  11 a.m. Monday, October 13, 2008, in St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Moravia. No calling hours. Burial in Indian Mound Cemetery. Arrangements with Wade Funeral Home, Moravia.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Persia, Donna R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Persia, Donna R. Brockville, NY: Age 60, October 11, 2008. Survived by brothers John (June) of Albion, Gary of Brockville; nieces Lisa and Michele Persia; several aunts, uncles and cousins. The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 16650 W. Albion Rd. Holley Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 where prayers will be said Wednesday at 9:30 AM followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church at 10:00 AM. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorials to St. Mary's Church.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Peterson, Carol Jean

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MORRISVILLE, N.Y. -- Carol Jean Peterson, known to friends as CJ, died Sept. 16, 2008, (nee Schieble) of Morrisville, N.Y.Ã? Loving companion for many years of Michael Luisi. Beloved mother of Laurie A. Peterson (Ken) and Kim M. Christy (Winfred) both of National Park, Michael T. Luisi III (Lori), Merry Jo Luisi, Marthalynn Luisi and Mark Luisi, all of Georgia. CJ is also survived by her loving grandchildren, AnnMarie, Kenny, Jeffrey, Trisha, Jason, Damien, Alex, Winfred, Gheri, Amanda, Alison and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Petterson, Maria J. "Ria" (Bott)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Petterson, Maria J. "Ria" (Bott) Greece: Born in Germany on January 23, 1913, Maria passed away on October 10, 2008, at age 95. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles M. Petterson and mother, Johanna Bott. She is survived by her children, Joann (Stuart) Henderson, Charles C. (Connie) Petterson; grandchildren, Nick (Jesse) Henderson, Asia (Jed) Henderson-Stasch, Christopher (Lori) Petterson, Stacey (Jon) Johnville; great-grandchildren, Dashiell Thomas Henderson, Juna McKenzie Henderson; step…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pleckan, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        may call Wednesday, 10:30 AM-12:30 PM at the DREIER-GILTNER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1717 Portland Ave. (at the corner of Portland Ave. and Ridge Road East). Prayer Service following calling hours at 12:30 PM in the funeral home's chapel. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Lollypop Farm.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Powers, David R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          October 9, 2008 David R. Powers, 49, of Syracuse, died Thursday at home. Born in Nedrow, he resided in Syracuse many years. Surviving are three sisters, Florence Farron and Edith and Linda Brown; three brothers, Frederick, John and Mike Powers; and two half brothers, Robert and Donald Powers. Graveside services will be noon Tuesday in Jacksonville Cemetery, Lysander. No calling hours. Arrangements by Butler-Badman Funeral Home Inc. Butler-Badman Funeral Home, Inc. Onondaga Hill

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pryor Jr., James W. "Skippy"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Ave, West Brighton. Thursday 9:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Sacred Heart Church 10 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4, 7-9 P.M. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned & Operated Staten Island's only member of the International Order of the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Raffael, Theresa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Born Pearl Theresa Gagnon, Theresa Raffael went home to her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, at Wesley Health Care Center. She was 80., Born on Nov. 17, 1927, in Tupper Lake, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Louis Alfred and Aurora Hainault Gagnon. Theresa moved to the Saratoga Springs area in 1935 and was a 1946 graduate of St. Peter's Academy. She served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1958, where she performed top secret duties at the Pentagon during the Korean…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ritter, Kim M. (Franklin)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Russell Sr., John W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dongan Hills Virginia Funeral Chapel, 1707 Hylan Blvd. on Wednesday 9:30 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Ann's Church 10 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Visiting hours Monday 7-9 P.M. and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Schmidt Jr., Robert E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Schmitt, Joe

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SCHMITT, Joe - Happy Birthday. We will always remember you. Love,YOUR FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Schoenemann, Jeanette

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Schoenemann, Jeanette Victor: Jeanette Schoenemann, age 81, passed away on Sunday, October 12, 2008 at F.F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua. She is survived by her stepchildren, Patrick J. Schoenemann, and Raymond E. (Mary) Schoenemann, Jr.; her step-granddaughter, Ashley Schoenemann; several nieces and nephews and her close friend Maryann Lonski. She was pre-deceased by her husband, Raymond E. Shoenemann, Sr. and her sister, Betty Smith. Mrs. Shoenemann had worked as a Registered Nurse at Monroe Community…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Schwartz, Linda A. (Dekay)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SCHWARTZ - Linda A. (nee Dekay)October 6, 2008; of Cheektowaga, NY; wife of the late Charles E. Bud; dear sister of Muriel (Norbert) Suwinski and the late Barbara Koerber; dear aunt of Debra (Robert) Franz, Brian Suwinski and Gary (Jeanne) Suwinski; also survived by great-nieces and nephews; Funeral service Monday at 10 AM from the SIECK &MAST FUNERAL HOME, 250 Orchard Park Rd., West Seneca 825-5205. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Family will be present Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Interment in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Schwehm, Stephie G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            will be held on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. at the Bednarsky Funeral Home, Inc., 96 Glenwood Ave., Binghamton, and at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Trinity, 346 Prospect St., Binghamton, where a Funeral Mass will be offered. We will be receiving family and friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 9:30 a.m. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make any donations to the Church of the Holy Trinity.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Scott, Peter L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Peter L. Scott passed away peacefully Friday, October 10, 2008 at Intercommunity Memorial Hospital, under the care of Hospice. Born December 13, 1918 in Lockport, he was the son of the late Lena (Scinta) Scott and Joseph Scott. Predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Josephine (Guarnieri) and a sister, Mary Chiappone. Survived by his children, David, Carl (Sandy), Carol Porter (Louie); his grandchildren, Rob Scott and Destiny Porter, all of Lockport and one sister, Francis Sanduski of Syracuse and many…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Scott, Vaughn Lee "Buzzy"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Vaughn Lee "Buzzy" Scott of Deposit Vaughn Lee "Buzzy" Scott, 42, of Deposit, went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 10, 2008. He was born on December 8, 1965 in Sidney, N.Y. He was predeceased by his father, Vaughn "Robbie" Scott; a sister, Darlene Scott; uncle, Jimmy Scott; grandmother, Janet Scott; and grandparents, Kathryn and Paul Winans. He is survived by three loving sons, Robert, Patrick and Thomas Scott, Johnson City; his mother and stepfather, Gloria and James…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Scotti Sr., John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home, 1289 Forest Ave, P.R., Tuesday 9 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Blessed Sacrament R.C. Church 10 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Monday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home Family Owned

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Scudder, Ivan W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SCUDDER - Ivan W. October 9, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Evelyn D. (Long) Scudder; dear father of Barbara Bringhurst and Paul W. (Deborah) Scudder; grandfather of Jennifer Scudder; brother of Howard, Earl, and Lynn Scudder, the late George and Chuck Scudder. Friends may call Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DENGLER &ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 8630 Transit Rd., East Amherst (one mile north of Maple), where funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 10 AM. Mr. Scudder was a member of the Operating…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Smith, Alton E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Smith, Deborah M. (Roberto)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SMITH - Deborah M. (nee Roberto) Of Lancaster, entered into rest suddenly, October 12, 2008, beloved wife of Roy J. Smith; devoted mother of Alana and Nicholas Smith; loving daughter of Elizabeth Fronczak and the late Charles Roberto; dear sister of Gina (Richard) Doyle, Charles (Wendy) Roberto and Joelle Bartula; also survived by nieces, nephews and friends. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Northtowns Chapel), 885 Niagara Falls Blvd. near Eggert/Sheridan Dr. on Tuesday from 4-8 PM…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Stabile, Matthew Hayden

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SCHENEVUS _ Matthew Hayden Stabile, the infant son of Daniel R. and Kimberly A. (Tripp) Stabile, was born in Cooperstown and then went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008. Matthew, Mommy and Daddy will miss you and love you forever. Including his parents, Matthew is also survived by his grandparents, Richard and Philomena Stabile of Worcester and Pat Tripp and Jack Kruh of Cooperstown Junction; aunts, uncles and cousins, Stanley and Tammy Nepa and their children, Jared and Amber; Cassandra Tripp;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Stahl, Walter A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            STAHL - Walter A. October 10, 2008, beloved husband of Audrey A. (nee Yungblut); dear father of Donald A. (Shari) Stahl; grandfather of Tammy (Tom) Jacobs, Donald (Jennifer) Stahl Jr. and Rebecca Stahl; great-grandfather of Tommy and Katelyn; brother of Ray (Doris) and the late Gerald Stahl. Family will be present on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 at the PERNA-PELLEGRINO FUNERAL HOME, 1671 Maple Rd, where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 AM. Interment Acacia Park. Walter is a WWII veteran…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Steubing, Roy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Steubing, Roy Fairport: October 9, 2008, at age 94. Predeceased by wife, Connie. Survived by niece, Sandy (Garry) Reed; nephew, Chuck Luke; great-nieces and nephews, Shari (Ken) Matthews and Scott (Vicki) Reed; great-great-nephew, Joel Matthews; and great-great-niece, Juleen Matthews; sister-in-law, Rose Mancuso; also survived by many dear friends and neighbors. A WWII veteran, where he was a medic in Europe for 39 months. A member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church and the Fairport Lions Club. Many thanks…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sullivan, Thomas J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Surridge, June (Henry)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and family are invited to celebrate June's Life on Saturday, Oct. 18th from 1-3 PM at Thomas E. Burger Funeral Home, Inc., 735 East Ave., Hilton. In lieu of flowers, donations appreciated to Hilton Volunteer Ambulance, PO Box 186, Hilton, NY 14468.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Taney, Edna (Deming)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Taney, Edna (Deming) Rochester/Wayland: Went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, October 11, 2008, at age 84. Predeceased by her husband, Thomas Eugene Taney; and son, Lawrence B. Taney. She is survived by her sons, Thomas E. and Daniel H. (Donna) Taney; daughter, Catherine (Donald) Hinds; nine grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren. Family and friends may attend calling hours 4-8 PM Tuesday at New Comer Funeral Home, 2636 Ridgeway Ave., where a Funeral Service will be held at 9:30 AM Wednesday.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Tauriello, Mary P. (DeMarco)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      . Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials to the Alzheimers Association. Arrangements by BEACH-TUYN FUNERAL HOME, INC.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Thompson, Robert T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Tice, Theodore C. "Ted"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may call at the RUTLAND-CORWIN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2670 Main St., Newfane, NY, MONDAY 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where funeral services will be held TUESDAY at 1:00 PM. Burial will be in Acacia Park Cemetery. Memorials to Grace Bible Church, Dutton Place, Newfane, NY 14108 would be appreciated by the family. Please visit to send a condolence.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tiffany, Olga E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Olga E. Tiffany of Garden City, S.C. Olga E. Tiffany, age 87, died Saturday, October 11, 2008, at her residence. Born in Binghamton, N.Y., she was the daughter of Earl and Madilene Lockard. Surviving, in addition to her husband, Donald, Garden City Beach; are one son, Richard Tiffany, Plymouth, N.H.; three grandchildren, Joseph Tiffany and Cathy Bohanon, Nahunta, Ga., and Brian Tiffany, Plymouth, N.H.; and nine great-grandchildren. Mrs. Tiffany was a member of Ogden United Methodist Church in Binghamton,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Timmel, Robert

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Tubiolo, Beatrice

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                COBLESKILL _ Mrs. Beatrice Tubiolo, 91, formerly of Cobleskill, died unexpectedly Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown. Mrs. Tubiolo was born March 20, 1917, in Italy, the daughter of Joseph and Frances (Donia) Saponaro. She was a retired seamstress who had worked in the garment industry for years in the New York City area. Most recently of Marchand Manor in Sharon Springs, Mrs. Tubiolo had lived at Early Woodland Apartments in Cobleskill since 1996, and before that resided in Grand…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Lester W. (Dutch) Andrews, Sr., 84, formerly of Fonda, NY, passed away at the Loretto Utica Center & Nursing home in Utica after being a resident for two and one half years.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Vernarelli, Esther

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Vernarelli, Esther Greece: Died peacefully on October 9, 2008, at age 91. Predeceased by her parents, Jack & Laura Vernarelli and sister, Inez DiGaetano. She is survived by her brother, S. John Vernarelli; nieces Michele DiGaetano, Fran (John) Fadden, Sylvia (Norman) Rowe & MaryEllen Davies; nephews, John (Elizabeth) DiGaetano, Michael (Joan) Vernarelli; great & great-great-nieces and nephews, cousins, and her best doggie pal, Murfee. For more information about Esther, visit:…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Vincent A. Giangregorio

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mr. Vincent A. Giangregorio, 80, of Mohawk, passed away Saturday, October 11, 2008 in Valley Health Services in Herkimer. Vincent was born in Howe Caves, New York on September 13, 1928, the son of the late Damian and Louise Cinquino Giangregorio. He moved to Herkimer as a child and was educated in Herkimer Schools. He served in the United States Navy at the end of World War II. On June 19, 1948, he was united in marriage to the former Joanne (Jennie) Eramo in St. Anthonys Church, Herkimer. They were married…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wainwright, Jesse E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wainwright, Jesse E. Chili: Saturday, October 11, 2008, at age 79. Predeceased by his parents, Leroy and Elsie; loving wife of 38 years, Bessie, son Ronnie, and daughter-in-law, Kathy. He is survived by his children, Jerald Wainwright, Deborah (Leo) Proctor, Mark (Lisa) and Victor (Bridgette) Wainwright; grandchildren, Tammy, Stacy, Kyle, Katie, Jordan, Alaina, Andrew and Taylor; great-grandchildren, Tricia and Johnathan; brothers and sisters, Virginia Barkman, Leroy (Linda), Alice, Donald (Linda), Robert…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Watson Sr., James T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may call Monday, October 13th from 2-4 PM at the Zajac Funeral Home, Inc., 319-24th St., cor. Welch Ave., Niagara Falls, NY. Burial will be at convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to charity of one’s choice.Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Webster Fox, Theodore (Ted)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              GARRATTSVILLE _ Theodore (Ted) Webster Fox, 90, of Garrattsville, left his earthly home early Saturday morning. He was born in Lowell, Mass., on Nov. 3, 1917, the son of Russell M. Fox and Minnie (Callahan) Fox. He was first married to Shirley Chapman, who passed away several years ago. He then married Virginia Elliott Gardner on Oct. 5, 2002, in Yarmouth Port, Mass. He served his country as a lieutenant in the United States Air Force, and was a graduate of Lowell Tech., in Lowell, Mass. Ted had worked as a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Welch, Edward P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                COOPERSTOWN _ Edward P. Welch, 53, of Cooperstown, died peacefully Friday evening, Oct. 10, 2008, at the family home on Cornish Hill. Ed was born July 13, 1955, in Cooperstown, the son of Edward G. (Ned) and Olga (Brenko) Welch. He graduated from Cooperstown High School in the class of 1973, and later from RIT with a degree in criminal justice. Ed was employed for a number of years by the Otsego County Department of Social Services in Child Protective Services. He was a member of the "Sons of the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Wolf, Gerald C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  may call Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DUBOIS FUNERAL HOME, 2436 Niagara Road (Bergholz), in Wheatfield. Services will be conducted by the Rev. Ronald D. Oravec on Tuesday at 11:00 AM in St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, corner Niagara Falls Blvd. and Ward Road. Interment in St. John Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church.Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wylie, Hon. Robert P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PLATTSBURGH -- Hon. Robert P. Wylie, 78, of Champlain Drive, passed away Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, at his home in Plattsburgh. Judge Wylie was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on Feb. 23, 1930, the son of Henry Alexander Wylie and Rose H. (Needo) Wylie. His early years were spent in Ontario and Michigan. He commenced his collegiate education at University of Michigan and graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1951 receiving a bachelor of arts degree. Thereafter, he graduated from Fordham University…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Zambito, Francis E. "Frank"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Highland, NY Francis E. "Frank" Zambito, 62, of Highland, NY, passed away Friday, October 10, 2008, after a long battle with cancer surrounded by his loved ones at his home. Born in Orlando, FL, he was the son of the late Dr. Salvatore and Elizabeth (Gaffney) Zambito. He was retired from IBM, Poughkeepsie, after 20 years of service. Mr. Zambito was a member of the Town of Lloyd Rod & Gun Club, he was an artist and avid fisherman. Survivors include his wife, Sandy Fanizzi Zambito; daughter,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Zimmerman, Lloyd M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        October 10, 2008 Lloyd M. Zimmerman, 89, of Oneida, died Friday, October 10, 2008. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday from Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., 260 Main Street, Oneida. Interment with full military honors will be made in Verona Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Zucca, Lena (Miceli)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lena Zucca (nee Miceli) on October 10, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Benny Zucca and mother of the late Salvatore Zucca. Survived by son, John and daughter-in-law Mary. Cherished grandmother of Adrienne, Catherine, Kenny, and the late John Joseph and great-grandmother of Angela, Kenny, Danielle, Alyssa, and Stephen. Adored sister of Josephine Faranda and Theresa Toto, Anna DiPasqua and Joseph Miceli. Dearest sister-in-law of Frances and Faye Zucca. Loving aunt to many dear cousins, nieces and nephews.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Duryea, Georgette L.

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