Friday, October 17, 2008

New York Obituaries 10/17/08

  • Abel, Carolyn (Zimmerman)

    are invited to meet the family SATURDAY 11:00 AM at CHRIST THE KING CHURCH for her memorial mass. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Lipson Cancer &Blood Center at RGH, or the House of Mercy, 725 Hudson Ave. PAUL W. HARRIS FUNERAL HOME 544-2041

    • Andelora, Pamela A. (Nowak)

      • Arruda, Julie A.

        • Arthmann, Doris Mae

          Arthmann, Doris Mae Henrietta: Suddenly October 14, 2008. Survived by her husband, Robert. Sons, Scott (Karen), Rick and Brian. Grandchildren, Shiloh, Lacey (Jason) Genthner, Mickey (Stephanie), Stacey (Casey) Jackson, Cyndy (Tim Ochs), Jason, and James. Great-grandchildren, Blaze, Tyler, Nathaniel, Ethan, Alexandra, Emma &Zachary. Sister-in-law, Glenys Cooper; several nieces and nephews. No prior calling. Doris' Memorial Service will be held SATURDAY 4PM at the funeral home of HENRY D. HALLORAN…

          • Atanasio, Carmine L.

            • Attara, Catherine J.

              Catherine J. Attara of Rossville on October 13, 2008. Beloved wife of Ralph. Devoted mother of Kate. Loving daughter of Dolores. Cherished sister of Susan, Dee, Elizabeth, and Linda. Reposing at Colonial Funeral Home, 2819 Hylan Blvd., corner of Tysens Lane. Friends may call Thursday 7-9 P.M. and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday St. Thomas Church 9:45 A.M. Interment Greenwood Cemetery.

              • Bailey, Robert Lucius

                Robert Lucius Bailey of Whitney Point Robert Lucius Bailey, a longtime resident of Whitney Point, died in Ithaca, N.Y., on Tuesday, October 14, at the age of 92. Bob was born in Hoosick Falls, N.Y. on June 28, 1916, the first of two children of Cora Bell Moss and Howard Forsyth Bailey. Following early schooling at Hoosack School and Franklin and Marshall Academy, Bob attended Syracuse Community College and Syracuse University. He began studying music education at Ithaca College in 1940; in 1941 he put his…

                • Baron Jr., John

                  John Baron, Jr. of Endwell John Baron, Jr., 79, of Endwell, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, October 14, 2008, surrounded by his loving family. He was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Judy Baron, in May of 2008. He is survived by his son, John (Kim) Baron and their children, John, Scott and Jessica, all of Endwell; his daughter, Jody (Randal) Strain and their children, Lindsay and RT, all of Tampa, Fla.; five sisters, Ann Ludka, Endicott, Marge (Tom) Kennedy, Fla., Marion Marrongelli,…

                  • Bauman, Eugene B.

                    BAUMAN - Eugene B. October 16, 2008 of Amherst, NY. Brother of Lorraine Vanderbles, Lucille Gehring, Willard (Heidi), Gerald, William, the late Ruth Vogt, Russell, Francis, LaVerne, Bernard, James, Richard, Ronald and Charles Bauman; also survived by many nieces, nephews, and many friends. Friends may call Saturday 7-9 and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the HARRY A. WEDEKINDT FUNERAL HOME, 280 Grover Cleveland Hwy at N. Bailey. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Benedicts Church Monday at 9:30 AM.…

                    • Bernard (Bernie) F. Miller

                      Bernard (Bernie) F. Miller age 80, formally of Corning, New York, passed away peacefully at Lakes Region General Hospital Laconia, NH 10/11/2008. He was born January 5,1928 to the late Frank and Ella (Phelps) Miller in Corning New York where he resided until 2005.  Bernard was a graduate of Northside High School class of 1945 and the International Correspondence School in engineering. He was a veteran Technician Fifth Grade Company A 334th Engineer Special Services Regiment, WWII Paris, France. Bernard was…

                      • Berry, Paul D.

                        PAUL D. BERRY, 55, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, at the Franklin County Nursing Home, a patient there since 2006., He was born Feb. 5, 1953, in Malone, N.Y., the son of Douglas and Betty (Churley) Berry., There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 18, at 11 a.m. in the West Bangor Baptist Chapel, West Bangor, N.Y. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family., Arrangements are with the St. Mary-Murphy Funeral Home, Inc.

                        • Bloomer Jr., Walter Henry

                          Sparrowbush, NY Mr. Walter Henry Bloomer, Jr. of Sparrowbush, NY, passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at Northern Manner Nursing Home. He was 90. He was born September 13, 1918 in Sparrowbush, NY, the son of the late Walter Henry, Sr. and the late Harriet Chambers Bloomer. He was married for 53 years to his loving wife, Barbara Bloomer. He was a member of the Sparrowbush United Methodist Church, an affiliate member of Drew United Methodist Church in Port Jervis. He was the President of the Delaware…

                          • Boigeol, Mildred E.

                            will be held at the J.A. McCormack Sons Funeral Home, 141 Main Street, Binghamton, Saturday at 10 a.m. Rev. Ernest A. Steffensen will officiate. Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the McCormack Funeral Home Friday from 5-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may consider a memorial donation to the Good Shepherd-Fairview Home Living Care Fund, 80 Fairview Avenue, Binghamton, N.Y. 13904.

                            • Brewster, Edwidge M.

                              PLATTSBURGH -- Mrs. Edwidge M. Brewster, 97, formerly of Waterhouse Street, Plattsburgh, N.Y., passed away peacefully Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. She was surrounded by her loving daughter and grandchildren when the Lord called her home. She was born in Plattsburgh, N.Y., on Oct. 17, 1910, the daughter of William G. and Anne (Conway) St. John., Edwidge and her husband, Elmore, had owned and operated Brewster Paint and Hardware in Plattsburgh for many years. Her life…

                              • Brooks, Donald Dodge

                                Donald Dodge Brooks of Binghamton Donald Dodge Brooks, 89, passed away 14, October 2008, unexpectedly at Willow Point Nursing Home. He was predeceased by his parents, Fredrick and Nellie Brooks; his wife of 59 years, Ethel Mae Brooks; his brother, Ben Brooks (Grace); and his sons, Ronald Green (Fran), and Donald. Brooks (Patricia). He is survived by his sons, Richard, Charles (Thelma), Kenneth (Teri), David, his daughters; Barbara Hayes (Ralph), Mary K. Arnold (Edward); sisters-in-law, Marie Wick ware…

                                • Brown, Hazel

                                  will be held on Friday, October 17, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 139 Main St., Beacon, NY. Services will begin at 12 noon in the church with the Rev. Frederick Mills officiating. Interment will be in Fishkill Rural Cemetery, Fishkill, NY. Arrangements entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Homes, 259 Walsh Ave., New Windsor, NY; or 845-569-1233.

                                  • Brown, Iona M.

                                    • Brown, Zena

                                      • Buccella, Joan C. (Eckel)

                                        encourages memorials to Hospice of Buffalo.,

                                        • Burdick, Scott B.

                                          • Burzinski, Cecelia A.

                                            BURZINSKI - Cecelia A. October 14, 2008. Beloved daughter of the late John and Celia (Bykowski) Burzinski; cherished sister of Loretta (Casimer) Kedzierski and Ellen (Daniel) Nowak; dear aunt of Diane (William) Pring, John (Anna) Kedzierski, Pamela (Neal) Murray and Gary (Juanita) Nowak; great-aunt of Katherine (Greg) Birdsell, William (Cathy) Pring, John (Breann) Kedzierski, Chloe Nowak, Harrison and Christan Murray; loving great-great-aunt of Jacob Pring. Funeral services at the BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME INC.,…

                                            • Butler, Mary L.

                                              • Cardner, Geraldine M.

                                                • Cargin, Bernice (Ketchum)

                                                  Bernice (Ketchum) Cargin of Castle Creek Bernice (Ketchum) Cargin, 98, of Castle Creek, passed away on Wednesday, October 15, 2008. She is predeceased by her husbands, Ray Ketchum and George I. Cargin; one brother, four sisters; daughter and son-in-law, Raeola (Gordon) Hibbard. She is survived by her daughter, Aleta (Ron) Kinne; one stepson, George "Toby" (Jane) Cargin; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Elizabeth Eaton, Mildred Ellerson;…

                                                • Chabot, Francis D.

                                                  • Chapo, Barbara Ann

                                                    Barbara Ann (nee Cuedek) Chapo, age 54, of the City of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at Hospice Buffalo Facility, following her courageous battle with cancer. A resident of Tonawanda for the past 25 years, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Irene (nee Napierala) Cuedek. Barbara was a 1971 graduate of Hamburg High School.She is survived by her husband of 24 years, John R. Chapo; daughter, Heather LeMar of Snyder; two step-children, Robert Chapo of Maumelle, AR and Robin Chapo of…

                                                    • Chermack Jr., George L.

                                                      Chermack, George L. Jr. Rochester: Formerly of Oneonta, NY and NYC. Passed away October 9, 2008 in San Antonio TX, where he lived with his loving daughter, Sarah and son-in-law, Matt Laue. He is also survived by his wife, Lauren Chermack; daughter, Amie Marie (Andrew) Ballato; son, John Peter Chermack; 5 grandchildren, Savanah, Cayden, Hailee, Maia and Andrew; mother, Dorothy G. Chermack; sisters, Susan (Jeffrey) Simmers, Maggie Clemens and partner (Karen Mustian), Teresa Malinowski; brother, John A.…

                                                      • Cherry, Albert J.

                                                        CHERRY - Albert J. October 7, 2008 in Valpariso, IN; survived by wife June (Clancy); children, Jo Anne Jones, Albert E. (Valerie) and Linda Mosley; sister Patricia (Curtis) Ahrens and brother-in-law Ray (Elizabeth) Clancy. Memorial service to be held October 18, 2 PM in the Upper Hall of the Lake Shore Fire Dept., Hamburg.,

                                                        • Chesna, Amelia S.

                                                          Chesna, Amelia S. Irondequoit: Thursday, October 16, 2008. She is survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. No prior calling. Family and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Saturday at 10:30 AM at St. Ann's Chapel. Interment, private. Michael R. Yackiw Funeral Home

                                                          • Christopher M. Beste

                                                            Christopher M. Beste, 30, of Manchester, NH, died October 13, 2008, at Beth Israel Hospital, as a result of a construction accident. Born in Glendale, AZ on February 21, 1978, he was the son of Alfred Beste and Janice (Wren) Briggs. He resided in Manchester since 2004. Mr. Beste graduated from Warrensburg High School, Warrensburg, MO. He worked as a union carpenter with Lymo Construction Co, Merrimack, NH. He was a member of the Carpenters Union Local 118 and was active with Special Olympics. Mr. Beste was…

                                                            • Clark, Doris A.

                                                              and friends are invited to a Memorial Service on Saturday, October 18th, at 1 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, 1054 W. Clinton St., Elmira. Rev. Dr. Betsey R. Crimmins will officiate. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may remember Doris through donations to the Chemung County Humane Society, 2435 State Route 352, Elmira, NY 14901, or the charity of one's choice. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family.

                                                              • Cleary, Iris D.

                                                                • Cleveland, Ward W.

                                                                  Cleveland, Ward W. Rochester/Chili: Passed unexpectedly October 15, 2008 at age 83. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Ethel; son, Charles W. (Kathe) Cleveland of Bergen; step-children, Suzanne Reynolds of Seneca Falls, Richard (Gloria) Castner of Livonia, Darlene (Frederick Jr.) Holland of Piffard, Henry Castner of Livonia, Sherry (Thomas) Blaesi of Rochester; 12 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; sister, June C. Riley of Greece; several nieces and nephews. Ward was a World War II Army Veteran who…

                                                                  • Colacino, J. Francis

                                                                    may call from 2-5 PM on Sunday (October 19th) at the Paul L. Murphy &Sons Funeral Home, 127 East Miller Street, Newark, New York. Father Felix Dalimpuo will celebrate a Mass of Christian. Burial at 10 AM on Monday (October 20th) at St. Michael's Church. Interment will follow in South Lyons Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to T.R.A.I.D., the assistive technology program at Upstate Cerebral Palsy, 3390 Brooks Lane, Chadwicks, New York 13319 or to a charity of your choice.…

                                                                    • Collins, Kenneth Charles

                                                                      • Connolly, Beverly A.

                                                                        • Coyle, John E. "Jack"

                                                                          John E. “Jack” Coyle, 78, of Buffalo Avenue, died Thursday, October 16, 2008 in N.F. Memorial Medical Center, unexpectedly. Mr. Coyle was born May 1, 1930 in Albany, NY, the son of William and Frances (Hurley) Coyle.He lived in Albany until joining the Navy in 1947. He served in the Navy until 1967 and moved to Niagara Falls in 1964. He was awarded the Bronze Star. He worked as the Niagara County Director of Veterans Services for many years, retiring in 1994. He was a member of the American Legion Post…

                                                                          • Cramer, Joyce A.

                                                                            JOYCE A. CRAMER, 68, of 15 Mill St., Malone, N.Y., died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, at her home., She was born in Malone, N.Y., July 31, 1940, the daughter of the late Thomas and Rachel (Lamica) Mulverhill., There will be no calling hours. A funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, in the St. Mary-Murphy Funeral Home chapel. Burial will take place in St. John Bosco Cemetery., Funeral arrangements are through St. Mary-Murphy Funeral Home, Inc.

                                                                            • Crawford, Brandon Alan "Turtle"

                                                                              Brandon "Turtle" Alan Crawford of Rome, Pa. "Those we have held in our arm for a little while, we hold in our hearts forever…" Our hearts were broken on Wednesday, October 15, 2008, with the sudden and unexpected loss of our son, brother, grandson, nephew and cousin, Brandon "Turtle" Alan Crawford, 21, of RR 1, Rome, Pa. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and under the direction of the Cooley Family of the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 South Main St., Nichols.

                                                                              • Critelli, Mary A. (Campanozzi)

                                                                                Critelli, Mary A. (Campanozzi) Irondequoit/Rochester: Predeceased by her husband, Joseph and her brother, Frank. Survived by her sons, Paul Critelli of MI., and Joseph Critelli of MA.; her other "sons", exchange student, Ludger Bucker of Germany and Deacon Joe Placious and his wife, Natalie; her sisters, Rose and Georgianna Campanozzi; many nieces and nephews. Mary was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Society and The Holy Name of Jesus Society at St. Andrew's Church and helped with the Food…

                                                                                • DONALD E. HILL

                                                                                  Donald E. Hill, 78, passed away peacefully Saturday (Oct. 11, 2008) at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville. Donald was born Sept. 16, 1930 in Lockport, a son of Stanley and Myrtle (Bane) Hill. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving from 1952-59. He was a tool and dye maker for over 50 years, his last place of employment was for the Village of Cohocton. In addition to his parents, Don was predeceased by a daughter, Rosemary Cosimeno and a sister, Evelyn McDonald. Don was a past member of the…

                                                                                  • Daniels, Edward L.

                                                                                    Edward L. Daniels, 90 years old, died October 15, 2008 at Kenmore Mercy Hospital. He was born in North Tonawanda on August 7, 1918, the son of the late Louis and Elizabeth (Czfrinch) Daniels.Mr. Daniels served with the United States Army during World War II and was in Pearl Harbor during the bombing. He worked as a bellman for 28 years at the Statler Hilton Hotel and then worked as a machine operator for 15 years at General Motors Corp. and retired in 1980. He loved to golf and also enjoyed bowling.Mr.…

                                                                                    • Davey, Clara B.

                                                                                      KEESEVILLE -- Clara B. Davey, 88, formerly of Mace Chasm Road, Keeseville, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008, at the Horace Nye Nursing Home, Elizabethtown., She was born in Tupper Lake, Sept. 30, 1920, the daughter of Harold and Meta (Minogue) Marsha., She grew up in Tupper Lake and moved to Peru following graduation from Tupper Lake High School. She was first employed at the Grand Union in Peru and later at the Grand Union in Plattsburgh until retiring. She enjoyed her home and her little farm and animals.,…

                                                                                      • DeAngelis, Catherine (Carmel)

                                                                                        • Dean L. Morey

                                                                                          Dean L. Morey, 91, of State Route 169, Little Falls, passed away Thursday, October 9, 2008, in the Town of Norway enjoying one of his many hunting trips. He was born on August 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 January 16, 1991. Mr. Morey was a veteran of World War II serving with the…

                                                                                          • Denk, Paul A.

                                                                                            DENK, Paul A. -What would I give to clasp his hand, his happy face to see; to hear his voice and see his smile, that meant so much to me. LOVE YOUR WIFE, PAT,

                                                                                            • DiRienzo, Patricia Ann

                                                                                              may call Friday 4-8 at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Rd. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 9 o'clock at Our Mother of Sorrows Church, 5000 Mt. Read Blvd. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers friends wishing may make contributions to Maria's Kitchen St. Paul the Apostle Church, 405 W. 59th St., New York, NY 10019 in her memory. For more information or to sign Patricia's online guestbook please visit

                                                                                              • DiTrocchio, Antonetta

                                                                                                Formerly of New Windsor, NY Antonetta DiTrocchio, 87, of Village of Wappingers Falls, NY, formerly of New Windsor, NY, died peacefully with her family by her side on October 15, 2008 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie after a short illness. The daughter of Pasquale Spignardo and Genevive Crudele, she was born May 14, 1921 in Newburgh, NY. She was the widow of Salvatore DiTrocchio, who predeceased her July 22, 2007. They married August 10, 1940 in Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh. She was a…

                                                                                                • Dibble, Reverend Canon Stephen Jesse

                                                                                                  Reverend Canon Stephen Jesse Dibble of Liberty, N.Y. The Reverend Canon Stephen Jesse Dibble was born in Sanitaria Springs, N.Y. on November 23, 1923. He passed away peacefully at his home in Liberty, N.Y. on October 11, 2008. He was the youngest of five children of Harry Glenn Dibble and Lucy Adella Callender Dibble. In his early years, he attended Colesville/Harpursville Public schools. During World War II, he was station in the Pacific in the U.S. Navy holding the rank of Pharmacist Mate. He obtained a…

                                                                                                • Dibble, Reverend Stephen Jesse

                                                                                                  will be held on Sunday, October 19 from 7-9 p.m. and Monday, October 20 from 9-10 a.m. at the Harris Funeral Home, West Street at Buckley Avenue, Liberty, NY. The Requiem Mass will be at 12 p.m. on Monday, October 20 at St. James Church, 55 Delaware Drive, Delhi, NY. Interment will follow in St. James'Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Harries Funeral Home; 845-292-0001 or 845-439-5200.

                                                                                                  • Dienel, Ann H.

                                                                                                    are invited to bring a written memory or photo of Ann for the family's Memory Book. Interment at West Point Cemetery. Contributions in her memory may be made to ARC of Monroe County, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14620. To light a candle in memory visit . Anthony Funeral & Cremation Chapels 2305 Monroe Ave. 244-0770

                                                                                                    • Dombroski, Joseph V.

                                                                                                      will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, October 19 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, October 20 at Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Francis Cemetery, New Windsor. To send a personal condolence or for directions to the funeral home, please visit, or call 845-561-8300.

                                                                                                      • Donovan, Micheline P.

                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                          • Earley, William R.

                                                                                                            William R. Earley of Montrose, Pa. William R. Earley, 53, of Montrose, Pa., passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2008, at his home. Born May 26, 1955 in Binghamton, N.Y., he was the son of the late John J. and Martha Jane (Reynolds) Earley. Bill graduated from the Montrose High School, Class of 1973, and attended Lock Haven University and most recently employed as the Assistant Floor Manager at the Susquehanna County Recycling Center. He was a member of Montrose United Methodist Church and Duck Unlimited. Bill…

                                                                                                            • Eric S. Lowe

                                                                                                              Eric S. Lowe, 29, of 63 Delaware Avenue, died Saturday (Oct. 11, 2008) at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, surrounded by his family. He was born June 8, 1979, in Cuba, the son of David and Dawn (Whitney) Lowe.  Eric was raised in Belmont and was a 1997 graduate of Genesee Valley High School. He had been employed as a sales consultant for Simmons-Rockwell in Hornell and Bath. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Dawn and James Reniff of Belmont; his father, David Lowe of Boston, Mass.; three…

                                                                                                              • Ernst, Catherine A.

                                                                                                                Middletown, NY Catherine A. Ernst of Middletown, died on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at Middletown Park Manor. She was 95. The daughter of John and Catherine Williams Theis, she was born on January 17, 1913 in New York. She married Arthur Ernst and enjoyed almost 40 years of marriage together before his death on November 17, 1976. After Arthur's death, Catherine lived with her daughter, Arlene and her husband, George for over 32 years. Her family and friends will remember her as a very quiet woman who…

                                                                                                                • Faltyn, Norbert E.

                                                                                                                  • 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…

                                                                                                                    • Filomena “Fannie” (DiBitetto) DeLorenzo

                                                                                                                      Mrs. Filomena “Fannie” (DiBitetto) DeLorenzo, 92, formerly of E. John St., most recently of St. Johnsville Nursing Home, passed away on Thursday afternoon, October 16, 2008 in Little Falls Hospital in the presence of her children. She was born on March 24, 1916 in Little Falls, daughter of the late Angelo and Nicolina (Ferraro) DiBitetto and graduated from Little Falls High School, “Class of 1935.” She was united in marriage to Peter DeLorenzo on October 19, 1941 in St. Joseph’s Church, Little…

                                                                                                                      • Fischer, Rita O. (Kissner)

                                                                                                                        FISCHER - Rita O. (nee Kissner)October 14, 2008; beloved wife of the late Stanley Fischer; loving mother of Joan (the late Sture) Hjalmarson, Jean (Jack DDS) Abrams and Theresa (Rolf) Hjalmarson; grandmother of six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Friends may call Thursday from 7-9 and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 at The DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 9 AM at SS. Peter &Paul Church (Williamsville). Flowers are…

                                                                                                                        • Flynn, Deborah Ann

                                                                                                                          Monroe, NY Deborah Ann Flynn, 51, of Monroe, died October 15, 2008, after a short illness. She was the daughter of the late William Flynn and Joan Flynn. She was a lifelong resident of Monroe. She is survived by her mother, Joan Flynn of Monroe; three brothers: Douglas Flynn of Middletown, William Flynn of Monroe, and Jeffrey Flynn of New York City; a sister, Elizabeth Flynn Williams of Boonville, NY; two nieces, Erin Williams of Glenfield, NY and Courtney Williams of Boonville NY; a paternal aunt,…

                                                                                                                          • Fricano, Anthony

                                                                                                                            . Please go to for online condolences.,

                                                                                                                            • Galambos, Steve S.

                                                                                                                              December 31, 1931 - October 14, 2008 Sparrowbush, NY Mr. Steve S. Galambos of Sparrowbush, NY, passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at Orange Regional Medical Center Horton Campus. He was 76. He was born December 31, 1931 in Hungary, the son of the late Mathias and the late Elizabeth King Galambos. He was married to his loving wife, Lucy Joan Galambos, on December 21, 1973 in New York, NY. Survivors include his loving wife, Lucy Joan Galambos at home; one daughter, Zina Klein of Fishkill, NY; three…

                                                                                                                              • Gellman, Emanuel

                                                                                                                                Formerly of Monticello, NY Emanuel Gellman, 85, of Wilmington, NC , formerly of Monticello, NY, passed away October 15, 2008 after a short illness. He was born May 15, 1923, son of the late Morris and Jennie Gellman. Emanuel graduated from Monticello High School, where he was captain of the basketball team which went on to win the DUSO league championships. He enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II, fought in the European theater, and was wounded and awarded several medals including two purple…

                                                                                                                                • Gelo, Lucille "Cookie"

                                                                                                                                  MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., Saturday 9 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Our Lady of Pity Church 9:30 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. If desired, donations to Diabetes or Heart Foundation would be appreciated. WWW.MATTHEWFUNERALHOME.COM

                                                                                                                                  • Gent, Roger L.

                                                                                                                                    Gent, Roger L. Sodus/Newark: Passed away on October 15th, 2008 at Newark Wayne Community Hospital surrounded by his family. Roger is survived by daughter Peggy (David) Seamen and son Ricky (Patty) Gent; grandchildren Melissa, David (Candy), Ricky (Nancy), Bobby (Kate), Abby Sergeant; great-grandchildren Lexus, Rachel, Lacey; brother Albert "Dutch"; sisters Harriet, Margaret, MaryJane, Sharon and many nieces, nephews and close friends. Visitation will be held Sunday 3-5 p.m. at NORTON FUNERAL HOME,…

                                                                                                                                    • Giddings Sr., Albert J.

                                                                                                                                      KEESEVILLE -- Albert J. Giddings Sr., 69, of Keeseville Country Gardens, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh., He was born in Keeseville, Sept. 12, 1939, the son of Frank and Elizabeth (LaFountain) Giddings., He worked for several years at the Grand Union in Keeseville. Albert was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a friendly people person and loved to visit with people. He also enjoyed collecting eagles., Survivors include his…

                                                                                                                                      • Gregory, Warren Stultz

                                                                                                                                        MOUNT VISION _ Warren Stultz Gregory, a longtime resident of the township of New Lisbon, who for many years owned and operated a milk route in Fly Creek Valley, died peacefully following a brief illness Thursday morning, Oct. 16, 2008, at home on the family farm with his family at his side. He was 81. A complete obituary will be printed in the Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008, edition of The Daily Star. Arrangements are with the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.

                                                                                                                                        • Gregory, Carl John

                                                                                                                                          • Griffith, June W.

                                                                                                                                            of Oncology Nursing, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, 1 Charles Center, 100 N. Charles St., Suite 234, Baltimore, MD 21209.Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                            • Hall, Jay

                                                                                                                                              HALL - Jay Age 42, in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, formerly of Buffalo, NY, suddenly, October 8, 2008, grandson of Mertle Flynn; sister of the late Louise Parks; cherished uncle of Shana and Jessie Foustner; brother of Cindy Foustner and Elizabeth Visbisky and Dennis Foustner. Memorial Service will be held Sunday, October 19 at the Elma United Methodist Church, 2991 Bowen Rd., Elma, NY from 3-6 PM.,

                                                                                                                                              • Harriger, Florence J.

                                                                                                                                                and friends are invited to attend her graveside service to take place in Scotchtown Cemetery in Erin on Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, at 3:00 p.m. Arrangements with Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads.

                                                                                                                                                • Haskins, Vivian L.

                                                                                                                                                • Hatch, Kimberly Raye

                                                                                                                                                  will be held Saturday, October 18, 2008, 10:00 a.m. at the Wm. R. Chase &Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango Street, Port Dickinson, with Pastor Jay Lanz officiating. Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 4-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those wishing kindly consider memorial contributions to the future college fund for Kim's children at any Visions Federal Credit Union w/notation (Children for Kim R. Hatch).

                                                                                                                                                  • Hausmann, Elizabeth Betty

                                                                                                                                                    Elizabeth (Betty) Hausmann, age 85, of Fremont, NH, formerly of Wilson, NY, died October 13, 2008 at Exeter Hospital, Exeter, NH. Born on May 12, 1923 in Warren, PA, Betty was the daughter of the late Roy and Dora Edinger.Betty was a graduate of Warren High School and Millard Fillmore Hospital School of Nursing, Buffalo, NY. She married Gordon Hausmann in Warren, PA in 1948. Betty worked for several years as a Registered Nurse before she became the School Nurse at Thomas Marks Elementary, Wilson, NY. She…

                                                                                                                                                    • Herzog, Warren J.

                                                                                                                                                      • Hesse, Theodore

                                                                                                                                                        • Holmberg, John W. "Jack"

                                                                                                                                                          Holmberg, John W. "Jack" Victor: Passed away October 8, 2008, at age 59. John was predeceased by his father, John A. He is survived by his children John (Celestin) Holmberg ll, Brian Holmberg and Jessica Holmberg; grandchildren, Jake and Abby Holmberg; mother, Jeanette; sisters, Karen (Chris) Bresnahan, Julie (David) Bowyer and Paula (Todd) Benson; brother, Peter (Jill) Holmberg; and best friends, Bob Westervelt and Karen Betts; three nieces and a nephew. Jack was an avid golfer and devoted to his…

                                                                                                                                                          • Holmes Sr., Donald

                                                                                                                                                            HOLMES, Donald Sr. - Happy Birthday Dad. Love you forever, forget you never. LOVE, YOUR FAMILY,

                                                                                                                                                            • Hooker, Lorraine E.

                                                                                                                                                              may call at the Mann Funeral Home in Nunda on Sunday 2-4, 7-9. Funeral will be held on Monday 11 AM at the Oakland Wesleyan Church in Oakland, NY. Pastor Paul Palmer, Officiating. Interment will be held in Canaseraga Cemetery, Canaseraga, NY. Memorial donations may be made in her memory to the Nunda Ambulance, Nunda NY.

                                                                                                                                                              • Howlett, Winifred F.

                                                                                                                                                                • Howser, Thelma M. (Raymer)

                                                                                                                                                                  Howser, Thelma M. (Raymer) Rochester: October 16, 2008 at the age of 93. Predeceased by husband, Edward Howser; son-in-law, Richard Babcock; and grandson, Scott Babcock. Survived by daughter, Shirley Babcock; grandchildren, Cheryl (Wayne) Koepke, Rick Babcock; great-grandchildren, Kate Babcock, Chris Babcock, Alexis Koepke; and sister, Hilda Raymer. Services and Interment will be held privately. Email a message of condolence please visit Thelma's guest book at:

                                                                                                                                                                  • Hughs, Katherine Meeker

                                                                                                                                                                    Katherine Meeker Hughs of Vestal, N.Y. Katherine Meeker Hughs passed peacefully away on October 14, 2008. Katherine was born on October 12, 1918, to Robert and Pearl Meeker in the same home she simply lived for all of her 90 years. She was predeceased by her husband of 46 years, Kenneth in 1987; and is survived by her son, Eric and his wife, Mary Beth; and two granddaughters, Erika and Courtney Hughs; and a sister-in-law, Helen Hughs. Katherine is also survived by several loving cousins, grandnieces and…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Ida P. Miller,

                                                                                                                                                                      Ida P. Miller, 90, of 67 South Fifth Ave., Ilion, passed away Thursday, October 16, 2008, at her home. She was born October 27, 1917, in Ft. Plain, N.Y., the daughter of the late Joseph and Sophie Labunski and was educated in the Ft. Plain schools. On May 30, 1941, she married John L. Miller; he passed away June 1, 1988. Mrs. Miller was employed as a radio tester with General electric in Utica, retiring several years ago. Mrs. Miller was a member of the Church of the Annunciation in Ilion, the Catholic…

                                                                                                                                                                      • JAMES R. CRIST

                                                                                                                                                                        James R. Crist, 93, formerly of 213 East Ave. died Monday morning (Oct. 13, 2008) at the Edna Tina Wilson Living Center in Rochester, where he had resided for the past eight months. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell. 

                                                                                                                                                                        • 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.…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Jason, Eugene

                                                                                                                                                                            JASON, Eugene -Dad and Papa, this is a tough one, our first year without you. You are gone, but never forgotten. You will always be remembered in our hearts. Life passes, but the love and memories stay forever. Love and miss you.GARY, JACKIE, KRISTIN &GARRETT,

                                                                                                                                                                            • John Raymond White

                                                                                                                                                                              John Raymond White, 68, of Batavia, died Saturday (Oct. 11, 2008) at United Memorial Medical Center after a lengthy illness. He was born in Willing,  April 19, 1940, a son of the late Raymond and Lena Burch White. Mr. White was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served from 1960 to 1964. He was a food service purchaser for Darien Lake Theme Park prior to his retirement. His hobby was antique purchasing and selling and attending estate and garage sales. Surviving are his wife of over 28 years, Kathe…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Joos, Mona C. (Carlisle)

                                                                                                                                                                                Mona C. Joos (nee Carlisle) on September 13, 2008. Formerly of Sunnyside. Loving wife of the late Dr. Howard Joos. Loving mother of Richard Joos, Linda Sorrentino and Carole Cramer. Adored mother-in-law of Diane Joos and George Cramer. Cherished grandmother of eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. A Memorial Mass will be conducted at St. Mary's Episcopal Church Saturday 5 P.M. Inurnment St. Mary's Rose Garden. Friends will be received at Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home, 1289 Forest Ave,…

                                                                                                                                                                                • KATHLEEN (BREUNIG) RICHARDSON

                                                                                                                                                                                  Kathleen (Breunig) Richardson of Greece passed away Monday (Oct. 13, 2008) after a battle with ovarian cancer. She was predeceased by her parents, Frank and Bernadine. She is survived by her loving husband of 38 years, Tom; children, Jennifer (Gene) Judge, Nathan, Aaron (Megan) and Paul (Amy Mauzey) Richardson; precious grandchildren, Brandon, Connor, Deanna and Grace; siblings, Mike (Charlotte) Breunig, Jeanne Lober, Rick (Connie) Breunig and Maureen (Peter) Beach; aunt, Wilma McSweeney; uncle, Frank…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kautz, Gertrud L.

                                                                                                                                                                                    PITTSTOWN —Gertrud "Gerda"L. (Schwartze) Kautz, 88, a longtime resident of Pittstown, died peacefully, Monday, Oct. 13, 2008, at her residence surrounded by her loving family., Born in Nurnberg, Germany, Jan. 24, 1920, Gerda was the daughter of the late Arno and Henrietta (Kaufmann) Schwartze; and the wife for more than 49 years of the late Boyd J. Kautz, who predeceased her in 1990. Mr. and Mrs. Kautz were married in Petersburgh on Dec. 15, 1940., Mrs. Kautz was a graduate of Troy High School,…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Keesler Sr., Richard A.

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kelleher, Jeremiah M.

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Kennark Jr., Roderick F.

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Kenyon-Blackley, Stacey A.

                                                                                                                                                                                            . Funeral arrangements by PRUDDEN &KANDT FUNERAL HOME, INC. Please visit for online condolences.,

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Klingele, Edward J.

                                                                                                                                                                                              Harmon Home for Funerals, 571 Forest Avenue, West Brighton. Monday 9:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Blessed Sacrament Church 10 A.M. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received Saturday and Sunday 2-4, 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Blessed Sacrament Education Endowment Fund, 30 Manor Rd, SI, NY 10310 or to the Trinity Lutheran Church in memory of Ed's parents would be appreciated. K. Terrance McGinley, Director, Harmon Home for Funerals Locally Family Owned and…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Kohler, June C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                Kohler, June C. Pittsford: Saturday, October 11, 2008. June joined her beloved husband, Robert in passing at the age of 93. She is survived by her loving children and their spouses, Robert (Grace), James (Lois), Sharon (Paul) and Thomas (Denise); 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. June was a loving mother who greatly loved her children and whose guidance was pivotal in producing an extraordinary family. Family and friends may call Saturday, October 18th, 4-6 PM at the funeral…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Kopp, Ruth

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Kowalski, Edgar

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Krager, Phyllis

                                                                                                                                                                                                    will be held on Saturday, October 18, 2008, at 11:30 a.m. at the Vestal United Methodist Church, 328 Main St., Vestal, with the Rev. Michael K. Willis officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Vestal Park Cemetery. The family will receive their friends on Saturday at the Vestal United Methodist Church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the Vestal United Methodist Church, 328 Main St., Vestal, N.Y. 13850, or to Sky Lake United…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • LaJuett, Robert Lee "Gambler NBMC"

                                                                                                                                                                                                      LaJuett, Robert Lee " Gambler NBMC" ROCHESTER: Passed away peacefully Friday, October 10, 2008 at age 53. He was predeceased by his mother, Patricia. He is survived by his 'ol lady of 10 years, Cathy; parents, Henry (Nancy) LaJuett; daughter, Elysia (Aaron) Washburn; grandchildren, Trinitty and Virginia; sister, Kim (Mark) Shallenberger; brothers, Steven (Laura), Ken (Gloria); several nieces and nephews; special friend, Don and many brothers in New Breed Motorcycle Club. The family would like…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • LaRock, Carol L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Laney, Lorraine B. (Lukomski)

                                                                                                                                                                                                          LANEY - Lorraine B. (Lukomski)October 15, 2008; dearest mother of Jenny M., William J. Laney (Gail Tackitt) and Karen S. (Gregory) Wagner; grandmother of Megan Laney, Nicole and Ryan Wagner; daughter of the late Henry F. and Genevieve (Baron) Lukomski; sister of Frank H. (Stasia) Lukomski, Rose M. (Arthur) Brehm and the late Daniel T. (Lorry) Lukomski; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends received at the Castiglia Funeral Home, Inc., 873 Abbott Rd., Buffalo, Friday from 2-9 PM where funeral services…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Laster Sr., Rev Robert

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rev. Robert Laster, Sr., 90, of Calumet Ave., was called to God's arms, October 14, 2008. He was born March 26, 1918 in Greenville, AL, the son of the late Gus and Velma (Bonner) Laster.Rev. Laster was the former pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Buffalo, NY and in the early 1980's, started the Bethany Baptist Church in Niagara Falls, NY, which he pastored until 2005. He was also a retiree of SKW Plant, retiring in 1983 after 30 years of service.Surviving is his wife of 64 years, Eliza M.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Laurence A. Hubbard

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Laurence A. Hubbard, age 67, formerly of Albany, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center.  He was born on March 5, 1941 in Corning, the son of the late Floyd and Hariett (Miller) Hubbard. He attended Painted Post area schools and lived most of his life in Albany, Georgia. He is survived by his children Annette Hubbard, Jeanette Bailey, and Kalvin Hubbard all of GA, sisters Gail (George) Rook of Ruffin, SC, Judy (Paul) Barney of Beaver Dams, Linda (Royce) Tyler of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lawrence, Frances M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                FRANCES M. LAWRENCE, 85, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh, N.Y., She was born March 27, 1923, in AuSable Forks, N.Y., the daughter of George and Margaret (Robinson) Wright., Funeral arrangements are incomplete. A full obituary will follow., The Zaumetzer-Sprague Funeral Home is in care of arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lawrence, Frances W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  KEESEVILLE -- Frances W. Lawrence, 85, of Keeseville Country Gardens, died peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh, with her daughters and granddaughter at her bedside., Fran was born March 27, 1923, in AuSable Forks, N.Y., daughter of Margaret (Robinson) Wright and George L. Wright. She graduated from AuSable Forks High School, Class of 1940. Music was an important part of growing up days. The summer of 1940 was spent at Chateauguay Music Camp on Chateauguay Lake…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Leo, Robert "Bob"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bible Presbyterian Church of Grand Island, 1650 Love Rd., Grand Island, NY 14072. Arrangements by M.J. COLUCCI &SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Rd., Niagara Falls, NY.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Lobdell, Robert G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      will be held on Saturday, October 18, 2008, at 1:00 p.m. at the Behe Funeral Home, 21 Main St., Oxford, with the Rev. Ralph Osborne, rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, McDonough with Full Military Honors provided by members of Fort Hill Post, American Legion. Friends may call at the Behe Funeral Home, Oxford, on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Fort Hill Post #376, American Legion, South…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Macinsky, Alexander J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Alexander J. Macinsky of Triangle, N.Y. 11-27-22 to 10-13-08 On Monday morning, October 13th, 2008, the gates of Heaven opened to receive our father, Alexander J. Macinsky. He has now been reunited with his parents, John and Helena, and ALL of his brothers and sisters. Our father proudly served his country during WWII in the United States Army. It was after his years of Military Service, he traveled to a little town called Triangle, where he met, fell in love with, and married our mother, Ruth Ina (Pixley)…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Marasco, Augusta M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Augusta M. Marasco of Eltingville on October 15, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Anthony. Loving mother of Anthony Marasco, Ann K. Denig and the late John Marasco. Dear sister of Frances Sanfillippo and Phyllis Mimbs. Also survived by nine grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and extended great-grandchildren. Funeral service MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., on Monday 11:30 A.M. Interment Moravian Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Marrone, Antoinette

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Martin Sr., Robert H. "Red"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Martin, Robert H. Sr. "Red" Fairport: October 14, 2008. Predeceased by son, Robert Jr. Survived by wife, Blanche; daughters, Bonnie (Richard) Scolaro of Syracuse and Sandra Crippen; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brother, Roger Martin; nieces and nephews. He was a retiree of RG&E with over 35 years of service. Calling hours, Friday 4:00-7:00 at the Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, Egypt location, 7501 Pittsford-Palmyra Rd., Fairport where a Masonic Service will immediately follow.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mastrorocco, Rita Irene Petro

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, October 19 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A funeral service will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 20 in the funeral home, with Father John Vondras officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor. To send a personal condolence or for directions to the funeral home, please visit, or call 845-561-8300.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • May, Frances

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  May, Frances (Seeger-Green) Palmyra: Died on October 14, 2008 at age 87. Survived by her husband Bruce May; daughter Rosa (David) Fox; granddaughter Elizabeth. She was a graduate of the Nursing program at U of R, where she obtained her Masters degree. A longtime employee of Newark State School. She was Director of Nursing &went on to be Director of Education &Training of all disciplines. A lover of nature, she enjoyed many years on Sodus Bay. Her Funeral Services will be held privately. Followed by…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • McCord, Hilda M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    are invited to her Memorial Service, Saturday, October 18th at 2 PM at Trinity Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 761 Elmgrove Rd., Roch., NY 14624. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Church. Arrangements Leo M. Bean and Sons

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • McDonough, Janet M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      JANET M. MCDONOUGH, 74, of Saranac Lake, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2008, at the Uihlein Mercy Center in Lake Placid., A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 17, at the Keene Valley Congregational Church., A full obituary will follow in Thursday's edition of the Press-Republican., W.M. Marvin's Sons Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • McDonough, Janet Marie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        KEENE VALLEY -- Janet Marie McDonough, 74, of Saranac Lake, N.Y., died Monday, Oct. 13, 2008, at the Uihlein Mercy Center in Lake Placid, surrounded by members of her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Janet was born Aug. 17, 1934, at the Keene Valley Neighborhood House, the daughter of John D. and Edith (Colgan) McDonough of Keene, N.Y., She attended and graduated from Keene Central School in 1953. The following year she entered the U.S. Air Force and served most of her three years at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • McMaster, Gary

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Gary McMaster of Endicott Gary McMaster, 78, of Endicott, died at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Monday, October 13, 2008. He is survived by his wife, Audrey; a daughter and son-in-law, Karyn and Steve Hartman, Shenandoah Junction, W.Va.; a stepson, Barry Moyer, Virginia; and a granddaughter, Wendy Moyer. Gary was a retired IBM Corp. employee and a member of its Quarter Century Club. Funeral and Interment Services will be held Friday, 2 p.m. from the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 East Main Street, Endicott, with…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Melfi, Margaret M. (Curry)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home, 1289 Forest Ave, P.R., on Saturday 9:30 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Holy Family Church 10:15 A.M. Interment Ocean View Cemetery. Friends will be received Friday 2-4, 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations to the V.F.W. Post #7172, 49 The Boulevard, SI NY 10314 would be appreciated. Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home Family Owned

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mendell, Betty

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              wishing may contribute to the Alzheimer's Association or Lifetime Care Hospice.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Merkley, Ronald J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                may call Sunday, 1-4 PM at the Vay-Schleich &Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Rd. Ronald's Funeral Service will be on MONDAY, 10:00 AM in the funeral home chapel. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, or to the American Parkinson's Disease Assocation. For more information, or to sign Mr. Merkley's online guestbook please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Minnich, George E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  George E. Minnich of Vestal George E. Minnich, 73, of Vestal, died on Wednesday, October 15, 2008, at Mercy Special Care Hospital, Scranton, PA. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Lois Minnich, Vestal; daughters and son-in-law, Jane and Greg Westfall, Allentown, N.J., Karen and Mark Bachner, Cicero, N.Y.; son and daughter-in-law, David and Christine Minnich, Grapevine, Tex.; grandchildren, Andrew, Daniel, Luke Westfall, Jon and Tim Bachner, Trevor, Brett, Liliana and Logan Minnich. He graduated…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Monica, E. Animal

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Monroe, George A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    may call from 11-1 PM on Saturday, October 18th at New Comer Funeral Home, 6 Empire Blvd., where a Funeral Service will immediately follow at 1 PM. Interment, Maplewood Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Montecchio, Sr. Flaminia "Elena"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sr. Flaminia (Elena) Montecchio, PDDM of Sister Disciples of The Divine Master on October 16, 2008. Loving sister of Sr. Veritas Montecchio, Valentino Agostino, Rosina, Severina, Roberto and Ottorino. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, and religious sisters. Sister will lie in state in The Chapel of the Divine Master Convent, 60 Sunset Ave. (off Bradley Ave.) on Sunday 3-9 P.M. Mass of The Resurrection on Monday 10:00 A.M. at Society of St. Paul Chapel (Alba House), 2187 Victory Blvd. Interment…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Noonan, John DeWayne

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY, on Saturday, October 18, 2008, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Funeral services honoring his life will be held there at 5:30 p.m. The Reverend Walter Wainwright will celebrate John's services. Interment will take place on Monday, October 20, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. in St. Peter &Paul's Cemetery, Elmira, NY, where the Chemung County Veterans Honor Squad, of which John was a proud member, will accord Mr.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • O'Connell, James E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MATTHEW FUNERAL HOME INC., 2508 VICTORY BLVD. AT WILLOWBROOK RD., on Saturday 8:45 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Holy Family Church 9:15 A.M. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Bklyn, NY. Friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations to Disabled American Vets would be appreciated. WWW.MATTHEWFUNERALHOME.COM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • O?Neil, Z. Joanne

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may call Friday evening 7-9 PM at Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee Street, Lockport where funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:30 AM. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport, PA.Please visit for online condolences.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • ONeil, Joanne Z.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ONEIL - Joanne Z. October 16, 2008; loving wife of James W. ONeil; beloved mother of Cathy Ann (Donald) Houchin, Johanna E. (Alan) Chittley and Lori Beth (Bryan) Trauscht; cherished grandmother of James and Nicholas Houchin. Friends may call Friday evening 7-9 PM at PRUDDEN &KANDT FUNERAL HOME, 242 Genesee St., Lockport where funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:30 AM. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport, PA. Please visit for online condolences.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Olson, Kimberly A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                may call Saturday 2-5 PM ONLY at Walker Brothers Co. Funeral Home Inc. 15 West Avenue, Spencerport. Services and interment at the convenience of the family. Kim's family welcomes any special photo or story for their memory book. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Lifetime Assistance - Horizon Park, 100 Horizon Park, Brockport, NY 14420 or Make-a-Wish-Foundation or Rotary Sunshine Camp in Kim's memory. "To Infinity and Beyond…"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Osborn, Harold Milford

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  HAROLD MILFORD OSBORN, 89, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2008, at his home in Fort Covington after a long battle with Lewy Body Disease., He was born in Troy, N.Y., July 22, 1919, to Lloyd and Elizabeth M. Edmans., hours will be Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at St. Mary Murphy's Funeral Home, Malone. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Malone. Burial will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Lake Titus Road.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Oseroff M.D. Ph.D., Allan R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    . He was the cherished husband of Stephanie Pincus, and is survived by his children Matthew, Tamara, and Ben; his grandchildren Noah and Jonah; and his nephews Michael and David. Allan was the Chair of Dermatology at the University of Buffalo, as well as at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, where the Castellani Family Chair was established in his honor. A graduate of Princeton (AB), Harvard (PhD), and Yale (MD), he was a physician and scientist internationally recognized for the photodynamic treatment of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Paladino, Domenic V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PALADINO - Domenic V. October 16, 2008; husband of the late Katherine; dear father of Charles Paladino and Frances (Robert) Boeckel; grandfather of Jennifer (Jerry) Marsala, Dominique Paladino, Robert and Kathryn Boeckel and two great-grandchildren; brother of Pasquale (Teresa) Paladino; also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral from The PACER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2275 George Urban Blvd. (2 blocks east of Dick Rd.), Saturday 9:15 and St. Philip the Apostle Church 10 AM. Visitation Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Parker, Duane A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Duane A. Parker, 71, of Crestwood Court, Wheatfield, NY, entered into rest on Saturday, October 11, 2008 in ElderWood Health Care Facility at Crestwood, Wheatfield, NY. Born on June 29, 1937 in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of the late Glen and Martha (McGrath) Parker.Mr. Parker was a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls, NY, attended local schools and graduated from Niagara Falls High School in 1956. Duane later attended Salem College. For 30 years, he worked as a case worker for the Niagara County…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Pasqualina “Peggy” Castilla

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mrs. Pasqualina “Peggy” Castilla, 91, of 459 Joslin Hill Road, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, in Mohawk Valley Nursing Home. She was born in New York City on Oct. 15, 1917, the daughter of the late Luiggi and Josephine Peduto Guazzo and she attended schools Jersey City. She was married to Thomas Castilla on Sept. 18, 1937, in Nutley, N.J. Mr. Castilla passed away on Oct. 31, 2007. She was a member of Christian Assembly of Schuyler and was at one time served as a 4-H leader. Pasqualina is survived…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pelkofsky, Gary Louis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Pellegrino, William F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hanley Funeral Home, 60 New Dorp Lane, Saturday 9 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Patrick's Church 10 A.M. Interment to follow St. John's Cemetery. Visiting 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Friday.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Pettis, Rose A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ROSE A. PETTIS, 63, of Margaret Street, Plattsburgh, N.Y., died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, at her home., She was born in Dannemora, N.Y., July 2, 1945, the daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth (Agoney) Pettis., hours will be Saturday, Oct. 18, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, N.Y. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. William G. Reamer, chaplain at CVPH Medical Center, officiating. Burial will be at Notre Dame Cemetery in Malone.,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pettitt, Helen A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home &Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport, NY, on Sunday, October 19, 2008, between the hours of 12 Noon - 3 PM. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 3:15 PM. Burial services will take place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 563 Jerusalem Hill Rd, Elmira NY, on Monday, October 20, 2008 at 10 AM.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Phillips, Ann M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Pickering, Marion

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and family are invited to call from 11 a.m. until the time of her services at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, 2008, at the C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney, with the Rev. Benjamin Shaw of Sidney, officiating. Burial will be in the Harford Cemetery, Harford, Pa. Memorial gifts in her name may be directed to the Music Department of the Sidney United Methodist Church, 12 Liberty St., Sidney, NY 13838.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Piontkowski, Peggy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Pollizotto, Martin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Proctor, Dorothy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Proctor, Dorothy Crowell Manchester: Age 87, passed away on October 14, 2008 surrounded by her loving family. Survived by her loving husband, John Proctor; son, Bruce (Donna) Proctor; daughter, Pam (Jerry) Horton; grandchildren, Laura (Mike) Campbell, Kenny (Angela) Horton, Scott (Lisa) Proctor, Dan Proctor, and Ray (Chapin) Traugott; great-grandchildren, Sean &Ryan Campbell, Alice &David Proctor, Courtney Proctor, and Lily &Nate Traugott; brother, Gordon (Barbara) Crowell; sisters, Jane Johnson…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Provenzano, Guglielmo "Vinny"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Guglielmo "Vinny" Provenzano on October 14, 2008. Beloved husband of Margherita (nee Biazzo). Loving father of Robert and Eugene. Dear grandfather of Dominic and Matthew. Also survived by sisters Franca and Tina Provenzano. Reposing at A. Azzara Funeral Home Inc., 183 Sand Lane, South Beach, S.I. Funeral Mass at Holy Rosary Church Saturday 9:30 A.M. Entombment Woodbridge Memorial Gardens. Visiting Thursday 7-9 P.M. and Friday 2-4, 7-9 P.M. A. Azzara Funeral Home, Inc. Family Owned & Operated…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Randazzo, Margaret L. (Gray)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                RANDAZZO - Margaret L.(nee Gray)October 16, 2008, wife of the late John Randazzo; beloved mother of Diane Randazzo, Jane (Frank) Pelosi and Margaret (Thomas) Leman; grandmother of Machael (Michael Sherry), Gabriella, Frank and Gianna Pelosi; daughter of the late Louise (Whithey) and Hugh Gray; sister of Robert Gray and the late Constance (late James) Paufler. Family present to receive friends Friday 4-8 PM at the PERNA-PELLEGRINO FUNERAL HOME, 1671 Maple Rd. where funeral services will be held at 8:30 AM.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Rizzo, John A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  may call on Friday from 4–8 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI AND SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, October 18th at 10 AM at Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Parish at St. Joseph Church, 1413 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY, with Rev. Duane R. Klizek officiating. EVERYONE PLEASE ASSEMBLE AT CHURCH.Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Robert George Dietter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Robert George Dietter was born May 15, 1921 to George and Eva (Hinman) Dietter in Buffalo, NY and died on October 14, 2008 at the VA Medical Center in Bath, NY.  He was a carpenter, flight instructor, teacher, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, mentor, and friend. He began building at the age of 10 when he built his own crystal radio.  As a young boy, he also built a kayak, camera, and motor scooter.  His passion for building grew as he built radios; telescopes; furniture including an organ, a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rodriguez, Braulio "Rudy"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cuddebackvile, NY Braulio "Rudy" Rodriguez, age 46, of Cuddebackvile, NY, passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis, NY. He was born on September 22, 1962 in Los Angeles, CA, the son of the late Manuel Rodriguez and Connie Astrain Olivarez, who survives and resides in Stockton, CA. He is also survived by his son, Emanuel Rodriguez of Modesto, CA; his two daughters, Isabela Rodriguez of Modesto, CA and Reina Rodriguez-Wright of Stockton, CA; two brothers,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Roess, Louis G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ROESS - Louis G. October 10, 2008, beloved husband of Sonya R. Roess; beloved father of Patricia (Ludwig) Mueller, Clifford, Matthew (Beverly) Roess, Susan (William) Schaeffner, Laurie (John) Cullen and David (Carrie) Meade; grandfather of Angela, Crystal, Samantha, William and George; great-grandfather of Jaydn and Robert; brother of Anne (Phillip) Anderson. Friends may call Saturday 3-5 PM at the KENNETH HOWE FUNERAL HOME, 64 Maple St., East Aurora. Funeral Service Private. In lieu of flowers, memorials…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Roselli, Charlotte

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Middletown, NY Charlotte Roselli of Middletown, NY, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 15, 2008, at St. Teresa's Nursing Home. She was 84. The daughter of the late John J. and Leila Fredell Conklin, she was born September 8, 1924 in Middletown, NY. She married Angelo Roselli on March 3, 1946. Charlotte was a kind woman who fought a courageous battle for life. She will remain in our hearts forever. Charlotte is survived by her brother, Al Conklin and his wife of Prescott Valley, AZ. She is also…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Roth, William E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rozyczko, Mary E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rudroff, Joyce (Wheat )

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              RUDROFF - Joyce (nee Wheat)October 14, 2008; beloved wife of the late John G. Rudroff; beloved mother of Barbara (Al) Wackowski, John (Carol), Robert (Sue), Mary Beth (Jack) Litwin, Mark (Michelle), Kathy (Rick), Thomas, James (Sue) and the late Richard Rudroff; loving grandmother of 21 grandchildren. Friends may call Thursday 7-9 PM and Friday 5-9 PM at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME INC., 2480 Kensington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Immaculate Heart of Mary , 381 Edison St., Buffalo, NY…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Russell, Margaret B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                RUSSELL - Margaret B. Of East Otto, October 14, 2008. Survived by a daughter Cheryl Pauly; grandsons Brett (Melissa) and Scott (Jamie); great-grandchildren Elizabeth, Andrew, Victoria and Evan; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by husband Lloyd Rusty and sisters Beatrice Innes and Arletta Bailey. Margaret taught 28 years at Cattaraugus Elementary School. Friends may call at the MENTLEY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 411 Rock City St. in Little Valley, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where funeral services…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sala, Marie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Schmitt, Charles W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will be Friday, October 17, from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the Overhiser Funeral Home, 78 Union St., Montgomery, NY. A funeral mass to celebrate Charles's life will be on Saturday, October 18, at 10 a.m. at Holy Name of Mary Church, 89 Union St., Montgomery, NY. Burial will be in Brick Church Cemetery in Montgomery, NY. In lieu of flowers, it is requested that donations be made to the charity of one's choice in memory of Bill. Arrangements were made by Millspaugh Funeral Directors.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Schultz, Florence E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SCHULTZ - Florence E. Of Fairport, formerly of Buffalo, October 11, 2008. Predeceased by husband, Edward A. I, and daughter, Augusta Weinstein. She is survived by one son, Edward A. II (Kathleen); four grandchildren, Jeffrey and Susan Weinstein, Edward A. III (Ellen) and Eileen (David) Kalbfus; four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Friends are welcome to call at the RICHARD H. KEENAN FUNERAL HOME, 7501 Pittsford-Palmyra Rd., Fairport-Egypt location Saturday 9-11 AM where services will follow.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Scott, William H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WILLIAM H. SCOTT, 69, of Forest Brook Drive, Constable, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2008, at Alice Hyde Medical Center, Malone, N.Y., He was born in Ogdensburg, N.Y., Nov. 6, 1938, the son of Francis James and Ruth Irene (Trombley) Scott., Services will be private and at the convenience of the family., Arrangements are with the Chateaugay Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Seel, James L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          will be present on Friday from 4-8 PM at the Zurbrick-AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, 5615 Broadway, Lancaster, where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 12:30 PM. Friends invited. Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery with Military Honors. Flowers are gratefully declined. Online register book at,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Shambo, Ruth Egan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- Ruth Egan Shambo died on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008, in Ridgefield, Conn., at the age of 83 after a long illness., Ruth was born in Chazy, N.Y., on Oct. 26, 1924, to John and Doris Egan and was raised in Dannemora. She was a graduate of the Champlain Valley Nursing School. Ruth moved to Schenectady in 1947. She was a registered nurse and a senior case supervisor in the Adult Protective Unit of the Schenectady County Department of Social Services for many years., Ruth was the widow of John H.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Simon, Ronald R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Formerly of Port Jervis, NY Ronald R. Simon, 63, of Carteret died Friday, July 18, 2008, at his home. Born in Middletown, NY, he lived in Port Jervis, NY, and then Carteret for the past 39 years. Before retiring in 1999, he was employed as an electrical engineer with CBS Viacom in New York City for 25 years. He was a communicant of St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Carteret. He was Past Grand Knight for the Carteret Knights of Columbus Father Carey Council, and a Life Member of the Carteret V.F.W. Private…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Skala, Robert

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Smith, Luella I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MORIAH, N.Y. —Luella Irene Smith passed away Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008, after a long illness. She was surrounded by her loving family., Luella was born March 13, 1929, in Moriah, daughter of Kenneth O. Hughes and Mary Louise Wilson Hughes. Luella was active in the Moriah Fire Department Auxiliary for 36 years, serving as president for 31 years., She was preceded by her parents; her sister, Violet Ann Riberio; her son-in-law, Allan G. Smith; and beloved husband, William J. Smith Sr., She is survived by son,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Socha, Eugene D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    invited. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations to Camp Good Days and Special Times or St. John Lutheran School on Ward Road in North Tonawanda are preferred.Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Soden, Helen Jane Lord Smith

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      CHAZY -- Helen Jane Lord Smith Soden, 89, of Ratta Road, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh., She was born in Altona, N.Y., on May 10, 1919, the daughter of Myron H. and Margaret (Finnell) Lord., Helen attended high school in Ellenburg Depot until 1936., She married Asa Watson Smith on Sept. 1, 1936, and they lived in Ellenburg Center until 1940. They then worked in Plattsburgh for BFD Mill and Wright and Morrisy., In 1941, during World War II, they moved to Buffalo…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sonneville, John I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sonneville, John I. Williamson: Entered into rest on October 14, 2008 in his 90th year. Was a WW II Army Veteran. A retired Farmer and a retiree from NYS Transportation Dept., 70 year member of the East Williamson Fire Dept. and the Williamson American Legion. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Lavina (Vermeulen) Sonneville in 2005. Survived by his loving and devoted family: daughter, Barbara (Jerry) Bullock of Williamson; son, Douglas (Nadeane) Sonneville of Sodus; grandchildren, Stacy Barone, Holly (Brian)…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sozio, Anthony

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sozio, Anthony Fairport: October 15, 2008. Survived by wife, Dorothy; children, James, Michael, Jeanne (Jim) Bareis, John (Lori) and Marianne (Jason) Werner; grandchildren, Anthony, Toni and Laura Sozio; great-grandson, Sean; brother, Francis "Sam" (Catherine); sisters, Mary (Charles) McCarthy, Louise (Harry) Redington; many cousins, nieces and nephews. Calling hours, Sunday 1-4 at Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, Egypt location, 7501 Pittsford-Palmyra Rd., Fairport. Funeral Service, Monday 10:30…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Spring, Daniel R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Daniel R. Spring of Binghamton Daniel R. Spring, 65, of Binghamton, died Thursday morning, October 16, 2008, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Anita Spring. He is survived by his daughters, Colleen Spring, Endicott, Kelly Spring, New York City; a sister, Dawn and Angelo Smeraglio, Binghamton; sister-in-law, Nancy and Craig Neeb, Fla.; faithful companions, "Romeo", "Trollie", "Einstein" and "Pixie"; several nieces and nephews;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Stacey FCSCJ, Sister Leona

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              LITTLETON, N.H. -- Sister Leona, FCSCJ (S. Mary of the Presentation), a Daughter of the Charity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, passed away after a long illness on Oct. 9, 2008, at the Mount Sacred Heart Provincial House Infirmary, Littleton, N.H. Leona Stacey was born Dec. 23, 1923, in Barre, Vt. She was the daughter of Clifton Stacey and Pearl Maloney Stacey., Leona Stacey professed her vows with her religious congregation on July 29, 1947. During her 61 years of religious profession, Sister Leona served in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Stensland, Roy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Roy Stensland of Endwell formerly of Staten Island Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service for Roy Stensland on Saturday, October 18, 2008 at 3 p.m. at the Coleman and Daniels Funeral Home, Inc., 300 E. Main St., Endicott. The Rev. Susan E. Davis will officiate. Interment will be at the family's convenience. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 2 p.m. until service time at 3 p.m. Roy's family wishes to give special thanks to the Second Floor Staff of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Stevens, Jack

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Strickland, Arthur H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  invited. Melville Northrop will officiate. A private burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Niagara County Office of the Aging, 111 Main St., Suite 101, Lockport, NY 14094, or to Niagara Hospice Foundation, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094.Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Suarato, Dominick

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Switala, Gregory

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SWITALA - Gregory October 12, 2008 of Brant, NY; son of the late Thomas (Jeanette) Switala; brother of David (Debora) Switala and Cynthia (Thomas) LaBelle; uncle of Ben and Rachel Switala. Friends may call Friday from 2-7 PM at the ADDISON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 262 Main St., Angola, NY.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • THOMAS C. SHAFFER Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Thomas C. Shaffer Jr., 72, passed away early Wednesday morning (Oct. 15, 2008) at his home of 1938 Main St. Tom was born Nov. 27, 1935 in Towanda, Pa. the son of Thomas C. Sr. and Irene (McMorran) Shaffer. He resided in that area until he was 18 years old. At that time, Tom entered the United States Army and served his country from April 14, 1954 until his honorable discharge March 26, 1957. Subsequent to his service in the Army, Tom met Irene Crawford and together they were married on Oct. 5, 1958. They…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • THOMAS SHAFFER

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Thomas C. Shaffer Jr., 72, passed away early this morning (Oct. 15, 2008) at his home of 1938 Main St. Tom’s calling hours will be Friday at the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St., Wayland, and his funeral will be Saturday morning at the funeral home. The times will be announced in his complete obituary in Thursday’s edition of The Evening Tribune. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Taub, Harry S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            TAUB - Harry S. October 15, 2008; beloved husband of Suzanne Swanekamp Taub; loving father of Samuel (Theresa) Taub, Michael (Alejandra) Taub of NYC and Sharon (Anthony) Valente; son of the late Samuel and Ethel Bendes Taub; devoted grandfather of Matthew, Nicholas, Jasmine, Stephanie, Aaron, Rachel and Ella. Funeral Services will be held Friday 1 PM at Congregation Havurahs (Unitarian Universalist) 6320 Main St., Williamsville (East of Youngs Rd.). In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Taylor, Lonnie Lee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call on Monday 12-1 PM at Bethel Baptist Church, where his funeral will be at 1 PM. Burial will be in Bates Road Cemetery. Arrangements were completed by Cooper Funeral Home, Medina.Visit for on-line guest register.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Terry “Beanie” Stevens

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Terry “Beanie” Stevens, Age:  55 of Tioga Ave. Corning, NY, passed away Monday, October 13 at Corning Hospital. Beanie was born in Corning in 1952 the son of Robert E. and Iona Maynard Stevens. Terry was an executive chef in the Corning area as well as several other states. He prepared cuisine for noted dignitaries such as Amo and Jamie Houghton. Beanie enjoyed making jewelry, and traveling to gem shows, when he wasn’t creating fine food in the kitchen. Beanie is survived by three daughters: Casey…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Tompkins, Dorothy A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  will be on Friday, October 17 from 5-8 p.m. at the White & Venuto Funeral Home, 188 North Plank Rd., Town of Newburgh. Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, October 18, at 10 a.m. at the Church of St. Mary, South St., Newburgh with Father William Scafidi officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, New Windsor. Arrangements are by the White & Venuto Funeral Home; 845-562-6550.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Trombley, Irene T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ELLENBURG -- Irene T. Trombley, 76, of Ellenburg, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family., She was born Oct. 30, 1931, in Altona, the daughter of the late Peter and Nellie (Nephew) Burdo. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, playing cards, gambling, cooking and gardening., She was predeceased by her parents; one brother, Albert Burdo; one son, Carl; one grandson, Barry; and one great-granddaughter, Brooke., Survivors include her husband of…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Born in Niskayuna, NY on January 14th, 1956, he was the son of Robert R. Sr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • VIRGINIA P. DEAN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Virginia P. Dean, 77, passed away peacefully Wednesday (Oct. 15, 2008) ay Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville, following a long illness. Virginia was born April 25, 1931 in Bath, a daughter of John and Minnie Hughes. She married Donald K. Dean on Feb. 3, 1951; he predeceased her on Feb. 4, 1992. Virginia was a homemaker and mother of six children. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also predeceased by two brothers, Lawrence and William Hughes, and a great-grandson, Kyle VanOrsdale. She enjoyed…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Watson, Suzanne Anne (Adamaszek)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            WATSON - Suzanne Anne (nee Adamaszek)October 10, 2008, age 58, after a long illness, beloved wife of Jeffrey; devoted mother of Nicole Lipowicz, Nina Lipowicz and Aaron Watson; dear daughter of Eugenia (Placzkiewicz) and the late Thaddeus Adamaszek and Walter Kujawa; loving sister of Paul and Thaddeus (Roberta) Adamaszek. Visitation at the BUSZKA FUNERAL HOME, INC, 2005 Clinton St., (corner South Ogden), Saturday 9-11 AM, at which time funeral service will be held. Flowers gratefully declined. Online…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Weeks, Ruth C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              WEEKS, Ruth C. Age 94 of Pine City, NY passed away on October 15, 2008 at home. Ruth was born on October 23, 1913, the daughter of the late David and Eide Childers of Ely, Minnesota. Along with her parents, her four sisters and one brother predeceased her. She graduated from Ely High School in 1931 and attended Ely Junior College. In the 1930's she moved to Washington, D.C. and worked at the Interstate Commerce Commission and was a member of the National Presbyterian Church. In June 1943 she married…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Weller, Lawrence J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                WELLER - Lawrence J. Of Woodlawn, entered into rest October 16, 2008; beloved husband of Cheryl M. (nee Kirby) Weller; devoted father of Sean (Kathleen) and Michael (Allison) Weller; cherished grandfather of Olivia, Owen and Cassidy; loving son of the late George and Zella (nee Whittaker) Weller; dear brother of Bonnie (Robert) Klosin, Susan (Steven) Krisiak, David Weller and Daniel (Darlene) Weller; also survived by relatives and friends. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • West, Gloria B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  may call at the James R. Gray Funeral Home, 1530 Buffalo Rd. Saturday 11-2 only. Service and Interment private. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Humane Society at Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Rd, Fairport, NY 14450.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Westbrook, Kingsley "Tiny"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Wilson, Boyd Tuttle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Wood, Lorris L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PLATTSBURGH -- Lorris L. Wood, 93, of the Wallace Hill Road, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center., Mrs. Wood was born in Plattsburgh on March 19, 1915, the daughter of Wendell and Myrtle (Kent) Bigelow. She married Exire O. Wood in Plattsburgh in 1934; he died in 1964., Mrs. Wood supported and enjoyed the work of the Salvation Army and loved bird watching., She was a 1933 graduate of Plattsburgh High School. Mrs. Wood worked at S.S. Kresges for 10 years, where she was known as…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Works, Thomas Sherman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          WORKS - Thomas Sherman October 15, 2008; beloved son of Marlene Price and Tom Works. Friends may call on Saturday, October 18 at Greater Works Baptist Church, 210 South Hampton St. Visitation at 11 AM, Funeral services at 12:30 PM. Interment private. Arrangements entrusted to MEMORIAL CHAPELS.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wrye, Ethan Dexter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ETHAN DEXTER WRYE, the infant son of David and Amanda Wrye of Altona, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, at the Fletcher Allen Healthcare Facility in Burlington, Vt., Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are in the care of the Ross Funeral Home, 2586 Route 11, Mooers, N.Y.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Yale, Jane T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Jane T. Yale of Binghamton Jane T. Yale went to sleep peacefully on Wednesday, October 15, 2008. She was predeceased by her parents, Wilson and Atlania Truesdell; husband, Mickey Spillane; brothers, Irv, Chuck, Elmer, Raymond, Butch, and Donny; sister, Dorothy; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Lester Harris; son-in-law, Howard J. Heatherman; and a nephew, Robert Lindley. She is survived by her special friend, Donald Kinner; daughter, Lori Heatherman; grandchildren, Juli C. Truesdell, James H.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Younts, David

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                KEESEVILLE —David Younts, 79, of the Highlands Road, Keeseville, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008, at the CVPH Medical Center., He was born in Los Angeles, Calif., Oct. 9, 1929, the son of Samuel and Charlotte (Haskett) Younts., Following high-school graduation, David attended Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, Calif. He was employed for many years with the Price Chopper Corporation and retired from the Rotterdam branch as vice president., David was a former member of the 20-30 Club. He was an avid outdoorsman…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Zikl, Arthur J.
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